MANET, E: Edouard Manet: Images of Parisian Life (Pegasus Library)

Duchting, Hajo. Edouard Manet: Images of Parisian Life (Pegasus Library). Prestel, 1995. ISBN: 3791314521. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket.Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30007) $12.00

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It was not primarily Manet’s new subject matter that offended contemporary taste, some argued his paintings lacked realism. This study offers a vivid description of the changing Paris of his time and some famous friends who supported his work: Baudelaire, Zola, and Mallarme. 128p, with 96 illustrations, 70 in color.

DIAMONSTEIN, B: Buildings Reborn: New Uses, Old Places

Diamonstein, Barbaralee. Buildings Reborn: New Uses, Old Places. Harper and Row, 1978. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s last name on front end page. Very Good. Paperback. (#30000) $12.00

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Preface by Congressman John Brademas. 331 illustrations. Examines descriptive text, photographs, and drawings to look comprehensively at the process of adaptive reuse. Cities include Baltimore, Chicago, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco, and others. Bibliography. Index. 255p.