CHASE-RIBOUD: B: Chase-Riboud (The work of Barbara Chase-Riboud)

Selz, Peter; Heckmanns, F. W. Chase-Riboud (The work of Barbara Chase-Riboud). Berkeley Art Museum, 1972. Unmarked. 2 tiny white nicks on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26179) $25.00

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Exhibition catalog for 1972 exhibition, with exhibition checklist. B/W plates.

Essay by Genevieve Monnier on her (then) recent drawings.

Dialogue between Francoise Nora-Cachin and Barbara Chase-Riboud. 30p.

Barbara Chase-Riboud (b. 1939), is an internationally acclaimed visual artist, bestselling novelist and award-winning poet. Established as a sculptor, Chase-Riboud attained international recognition with the publication of her first novel, Sally Hemings.

KOKOSCHKA, O: Oskar Kokoschka. Illustrationen, Mappenwerke, Plakate, Graphische Beiträge zu Zitschriften und Büchern

Oskar Kokoschka. Illustrationen, Mappenwerke, Plakate, Graphische Beiträge zu Zitschriften und Büchern, book coverMoller, Lisa Lotte. Oskar Kokoschka. Illustrationen, Mappenwerke, Plakate, Graphische Beiträge zu Zitschriften und Büchern. Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, 1965. Ex-library. Paperback rebound by the library as a hardback. Measures 7.25×9.75 inches. Good. Hardcover. (#26165) $15.00

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One color illustration and B/W throughout. Text in German. 72p. Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980) was an Austrian artist, poet and playwright best known for his intense expressionistic portraits and landscapes.

MACKENZIE, A: Shakespeare Quiz Book (Collins Quiz Books)

Shakespeare Quiz Book (Collins Quiz Books), book coverMacKenzie, Alexander. Shakespeare Quiz Book (Collins Quiz Books). London and Glasgow: Collins, 1964. Unmarked. Decorations by Ian T. Morison. Some edge wear. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26149) $12.00

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432 questions and answers arranged in 38 sections. Also 60 essay and discussion subjects. Comprehensive index of Shakespeare’s characters. 48p. Measures 7.25×10 inches.

MACHAUT: Machaut’s World: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 314)

Machaut's World: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 314), book coverCosman, Madeleine Pelner; Changler, Bruce (editors). Machaut’s World: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 314). New York Academy of Sciences, 1978. ISBN: 089072072X. Unmarked. Cover and a few early pages have a small tear at the bottom. Bibliography. 348p. Measures 6×9 inches. Acceptable. Paperback. (#25903) $12.00

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Contributors include Bernard R. Goldstein, John E. Murdoch, Edward Grant, Susan O. Thompson, Jonathan B. Riess and others. Guillaume de Machaut (1300–1377) was a medieval French poet and composer. He is one of the earliest composers on whom significant biographical information is available.

READ, H: Anarchy and Order: Essays in Politics by Herbert Read

Read, Herbert. Anarchy and Order: Essays in Politics. Faber & Faber, 1954. Unmarked text. Dust jacket with a closed tear and some edge wear. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25714) $20.00

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Includes Read’s various essays specifically on the subject of Anarchism, including one that was original for this volume. 234p. Index.

BRANDON, R: Surreal Lives: The Surrealists 1917-1945 by Ruth Brandon

Brandon, Ruth. Surreal Lives: The Surrealists 1917-1945. Grove, 1999. ISBN: 0802116531. Unmarked. First American edition. Some bumps on edges of boards. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25688) $12.00

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Examines key surrealists and and their place in the twentieth century. Includes such figures as Breton, Dali, Duchamp, Picabia, Tristan Tzara, Man Ray, Mas Ernst, Bunuel, Peggy Guggenheim, 527p. Index. Bibliography. Endnotes. Two sections of illustrations (38 total) that includes art, photographs, etc.

SHIRANE, H: Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons: Nature, Literature, and the Arts

Shirane, Haruo. Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons: Nature, Literature, and the Arts. Columbia University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780231152808. Unmarked. Dust jacket. 336p. 27 color illustrations. 6 B/W illustrations. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#24760) $40.00

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Shows how, when, and the practice of representing of nature and the four seasons developed and explicates the richly encoded social, religious, and political meanings of this imagery.