HUTCHISON, H: The War That Used Up Words: American Writers and the First World War

Hutchison, Hazel. The War That Used Up Words: American Writers and the First World War. Yale University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780300195026. Unmarked text.Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31186) $20.00

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Looks at the roles of American writers in helping to shape national opinion and policy during the First World War. Authors include Henry James, Edith Wharton, Grace Fallow Norton, Mary Borden, Ellen La Motte, E. E. Cummings, and John Dos Passos. Draws on original letters and manuscripts in exploring how the essays, poetry, and novels of these seven literary figures influenced America’s public view of events from August 1914 through the Paris Peace Conference of 1919.

Black-and-white illustrations. 292p. Measures 6.25×9.25 inches.

SEIDENSTEIN, JS: Divine Encounter: Rembrandt’s Abraham and the Angels

Seidenstein, Joanna Sheers. Divine Encounter: Rembrandt’s Abraham and the Angels. Frick, 2017. ISBN: 9781911282037. Factory sealed. Unmarked. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31185) $12.00

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In 1646, on a panel fewer than nine inches wide, Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) produced one of his most captivating images, Abraham Entertaining the Angels. This book presents Abraham and the Angels alongside a selection of Rembrandt’s treatments of other biblical episodes in which Abraham encounters God and his angels.

Color illustrations. 72p. Measures 8.50 x 7.25 inches.

CLARK, G: Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection

Clark, Garth; Strauss, Cindi. Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection. Yale University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780300169973. Factory sealed. Unmarked. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31184) $70.00

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This comprehensive catalogue features the ceramics collection acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in 2007.

These 478 works, produced by leading artists from more than twenty countries, range from functional wares and modern vessels to sculptural works and postmodern objects. 496p. 702 color illustrations throughout. Measures 10×12.25 inches.