SEMPE, JJ: Monsieur Lambert.

Sempe, Jean-Jacques. Monsieur Lambert. Phaidon, 2006. ISBN: 0714846236. Unmarked text. Stamp on front end page. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30704) $14.00

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Publisher’s card inside. Translated by Anthea Bell. First English edition. 64p. Measures 7.25×9 inches.

Monsieur Lambert is a gentle, and unmistakably French, graphic novel with text and pictures by one of the world’s best-loved illustrators.

STEIN, P: Artists and Amateurs: Etching in 18th Century France

Stein, Perrin. Artists and Amateurs: Etching in 18th Century France. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013. ISBN: 9780300197006. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30676) $36.00

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Illustrated in color and black-and-white. Measures 9.25×10.75 inches. 231p.

Establishes the unique place of etching in the shifting social terrain of 18th-century Paris, and explores an artistic context in which conventional hierarchies of genre and medium were breached.

Features Watteau, Boucher, Fragonard, Hubert Robert, and others.

Topics include technique and practice, experimentation, and the crucial role of the amateur.

SOUHAMI, D: Gertrude and Alice

Souhami, Diana. Gertrude and Alice. Pandora, 1991. ISBN: 0062509152. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Very Good. Paperback. (#30666) $12.00

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Nominated for a Lambda literary award, this incisive biography draws on memoirs, letters, published writings, and other sources to examine the relationship between Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas.

Illustrated. References. Index. 300p.