STEEL, D: Reverend McKendree Robbins Long: Picture painter of the Apocalypse

Steel, David; Thomas, Brad. Reverend McKendree Robbins Long: Picture painter of the Apocalypse. Davidson College, North Carolina Museum of Art, 2002. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#31169) $16.00

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Exhibition catalog. Foreword by William Ferris. “Apocalypse South” by Charles Reagan Wilson. “The Life of Reverend McKendree Robbins Long” by Brad Thomas. Catalog of the works by David Steel. 105p.

Measures 12×9 inches. Illustrated with 30 large, high-quality reproductions and numerous smaller examples of his oeuvre. McKendree Robbins Long’s works are depict 20th-century millennial Protestant Christianity and this book provides a wonderful introduction to Long’s life and work. It also places him within the framework of southern history.

SILVER, N: Piero della Francesca in America

Silver, Nathaniel. Piero della Francesca in America. Frick Collection, 2013. ISBN: 9780912114576. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#31111) $16.00

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Essays by James R. Banker and Machtelt Israels; Appendix by Giacomo Guazzini and Elena Squillantini. 82 color illustrations. 149p. Measures 9×11 inches. Map.

Accompanied February 12 to May 19, 2013 exhibition that brought together 7 works by Piero della Francesca, including six panels from the Sant’ Agostino altarpiece—the largest number from this masterwork ever reassembled. Revered in his own time as a “monarch” of painting, Piero della Francesca (1411/13–1492) is acknowledged today as a founding figure of the Italian Renaissance.

PHILLIPSON, DW: Ancient Churches of Ethiopia: Fourth-fourteenth Centuries

Phillipson, David W. Ancient Churches of Ethiopia: Fourth-fourteenth Centuries. Yale University Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780300141566. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31040)

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This landmark book is the first to integrate historical, archaeological, and art-historical evidence to provide a comprehensive account of Ethiopian Christian civilization and its churches—both built and rock-hewn—from the Aksumite period to the 13th century.

Illustrated in color and black-and-white. 230p. Measures 8.75×11 inches.