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NOTE:  The books listed below may also be found on Alibris at:

 http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com  

and/or Amazon (for titles published after 1970).

Unless otherwise indicated the items are all first editions, first printings.  Items with an asterisk (*) are signed.

For art by and about  and/or photographs of American Indians, please see the American Indian Art page.

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[Abstract Art]  Juda, Annely.  The Thirties:  Influences on Abstract Art in Britain.  London:  Annely Juda Fine Art, 1998.  Exhibit catalog.   Color reproductions of works by Arp, Malevich, Modrian, etc.  Near fine soft cover, minor edge wear.  (ID: 8782)  $30.00  

[Chagall, Marc) Chagall, Bella.  First Encounter.  New York:  Schocken Books, 1983. Illustrations by Marc Chagall.  Translated by Barbara Bray. Very good plus to near fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper has several chips and closed tears at edges, rubbed, but otherwise good plus. (ID:  5631)  $20.00 SOLD

[Chagall, Marc] Baal-Teshuva, Jacob.  Marc Chagall.  Cologne:  Taschen, 1998.  Fine hard cover in near fine to fine dust wrapper.  Oversize, extra postage.  $45.00  

[Chinese Art] Sullivan, Michael.  The Arts of China.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983.  Third Edition.  6th Printing.  [ISBN:  0520049187]  Maps and illustrations in color and b/w.  As new soft cover.  (ID: 6466)   $20.00 

[Chinese Art]  Tregear, Mary.  Chinese Art.  London:  Thames and Hudson, 1993.  (orig. pub. 1980)  [ISBN:  0500201781]  With 162 illustrations, 20 in color.  Near fine soft cover, owner’s name on ffep, remainder mark to bottom edge.  (ID: 6467)  $10.00  

*[Christo]  Koddenberg, Matthais, Editor.  Christo and Jeanne-Claude:  In/Out Studio.  Dortmund, Germany:  Verlag Kettler, 2015.  [ISBN:  9783862063444] As new, without dustwrapper, as issued.  Signed by Christo and the editor on the title page.  (ID: 8736; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $120.00  

*[Christo]  Christo and Jeanne-Claude.  The Gates (updated version)  Cologne, Germany:  Taschen, 2005.[ISBN:  3822842427] Fine soft cover.  Signed by Christo on the half-title.   (ID: 6450; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $75.00

*[Christo]  Christo and Jeanne-Claude.  On the Way to the Gates.  New Haven/New York:  Yale University Press/Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004. [ISBN: 0300101384] New soft cover, with minor crease to back lower tip.  Signed by Christo on half-title.  (ID: 8738; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)   $125.00   

*Christo.  Wrapped Walk Ways.  New York:  Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1978.  [ISBN:  081092191X] Essay by Ellen R. Goheen.  Photographs by Wolfgang Volz.  Signed by Christo on the title page.  9” x 9” square of the saffron-colored material Christo and Jeanne-Claude used to “wrap” walkways.  (ID: 6448; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $150.00  (see photo above

Cone Collection.  See Richardson, below.

[Ireland]  Manning, Conleth.  Early Irish Monasteries.  Dublin:  Country House, 2001.  Stiff pictorial wrappers, fine.[ISBN:  094617248X]  (ID: 6450/6476) $10.00  

[Ireland] Shannon, Ashley.  Irish Blessings.  A Photographic Celebration.  Philadelphia:  Courage Books, 1999. 2nd Printing.  Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper.  Oversize (extra postage).  (Item ID: 5634; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

[Ireland] Sheehy, Terence J.  An Irish Moment.  New York:  Portland House, 1989.  1st Printing.  500 colored illustrations. ffep has gift inscription, otherwise fine hard cover.  Near fine dust wrapper with several very small closed tears. Significantly oversize (extra postage).  (Item ID:  5635; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $29.00

[Kahlo, Frida] Herrera, Hayden.  Frida:  A Biography of Frida Kahlo.  New York: Harper & Row, 1983.  [ISBN:  0060911271]  4th Printing.  Front cover has crease, slight crimp to front upper tip and first 15 pages, o/w very good soft cover.  (ID: 6469)  $10.00  

*[Kahlo, Frida]  Mirror Mirror… Portraits of Frida Kahlo.  New York:  Throckmorton Fine Art, 2015.  One of 750 copies.  Preface by Spencer Throckmorton.  “Frida Kahlo:  Before She Discovered Mirrors…,” by Salomon Grimberg, pp. 5-19.  Glossy silver covers with Kahlo/mirror reflection, no dust wrapper, as issued.  Fine.  Signed by Kraige Block, curator of the exhibit and director of the gallery. 137 photographs, 15 in color, chosen from gallery owner Throckmorton’s extensive collection. Among the photographers:  Gisèle Freund, Lucienne Bloch, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Carl van Vechten, and many others.  (ID: 6489) $65.00  SOLD Alibris 9 20 17 

*[Kahlo, Frida]  Mirror Mirror… Portraits of Frida Kahlo.  New York:  Throckmorton Fine Art, 2015.  One of 750 copies.  Preface by Spencer Throckmorton.  “Frida Kahlo:  Before She Discovered Mirrors…,” by Salomon Grimberg, pp. 5-19.  Glossy silver covers with Kahlo/mirror reflection, no dust wrapper, as issued.  Fine.  Signed by Kraige Block, curator of the exhibit and director of the gallery. 137 photographs, 15 in color, chosen from gallery owner Throckmorton’s extensive collection. Among the photographers:  Gisèle Freund, Lucienne Bloch, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Carl van Vechten, and many others.  (ID: 6488; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $65.00

 

[Kandinsky, Wassily]  Kandinsky, Wassily.  Concerning the Spiritual in Art.  New York:  Dover Publications, Inc., 1977.   [ISBN:  0486234118]  Near fine soft cover with minor spine end and tip wear.  (ID: 6473)   $5.00 

[Kandinsky, Wassily]  Zalmona, Yigal. Wassily Kandinsky.  Jerusalem:  Israel Museum, 1998.  [ISBN:  9652782394]  As new soft cover.  27 color prints, text in English and Hebrew.  (ID: 8739; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

[Man Ray]  Man Ray.  Self-Portrait.  Boston:  Little, Brown and Company, 1999.  [ISBN:  0821224743] Afterword by Juliet Man Ray.  Foreword by Merry A. Foresta.  Slightest bit of price sticker residue to front cover, o/w near fine to fine soft cover. (ID: 6453)  $40.00  

Mann, Vivian B., Editor.  Uneasy Communon.  Jews, Christians, and the Altarpieces of Medieval Spain. [London]:  D. Giles, Ltd., 2010. Fine hardcover in fine dust wrapper.  In shrink wrap, never opened. Oversize (extra postage).  (Item ID:  5638; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00

[Miró, Joan]  [Miró, Joan]  Soby, James Thrall Soby.  Joan Miró.  New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1959.  Hard cover with light fading to edges, o/w near fine.  Mylar-protected dust wrapper is price clipped on front and back flaps, smudge to upper left corner of back cover, very small chip top spine end, light soiling, o/w very good.  (ID:  6474)   $20.00

Musical Instruments in Art.  See Winternitz, below.

[New York]  Wood, Anthony C.  Preserving New York.  Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks. New York:  Routledge, 2007.   [ISBN:  0415952840] As new, in original shrink wrap. (ID: 6470)  $40.00  SOLD Amazon 5 21 20

[Picasso, Pablo]  Clair, Jean, Editor.  Picasso.  The Italian Journey.  1917-1924.  New York:  Rizzoli, 1998. [ISBN: 0847820963] First Edition. With Odie Michel.   Fine hard cover in near fine dust wrapper with slightest bit of wear to top spine end.  Oversize.  (ID: 3100; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)   $25.00

[Picasso, Pablo]  Rubin, William.  Picasso and Braque:  Pioneering Cubism.  New York:  Museum of Modern Art, 1989.  [ISBN:  087070676]  Soft cover, with wrinkle to front cover, otherwise near fine.  (ID: 8783)  $25.00 

[Picasso] Walther, Ingo F.  Pablo Picasso.  1881-1973.  Genius of the Century.  Cologne:  Taschen, 2000.  [ISBN:  3822859702]  As new, glossy French fold wrappers.   (ID: 6472)  $15.00

[Picasso]  Warncke, Carsten-Peter.  Pablo Picasso.  1881-1973.  Part I.  The Works 1890-1936. Cologne:  Taschen,  2002.  [ISBN: 3822812528] Edited by Ingo F. Walther.  Translated into English by Michael Hulse.  Originally published as two volumes.  Near fine, with several small indentations on top cover edge.  NOTE:  Very heavy volume; extra postage,  (ID: 6454)   $25.00

Richardson, Brenda.  Dr. Claribel & Miss Etta.  The Cone Collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art. Baltimore:  The Baltimore Museum of Art, 1992.  2nd Printing.  One of five thousand.  Soft cover, near fine. Oversize.  (Item ID:  5637; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00

[Vermeer, Johannes] Liedtke, Walter.  The Milkmaid by Johannes Vermeer.  New York:  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2009.  Second Printing. [ISBN:  9781588393449]  Published in conjunction with the exhibition “Vermeer’s Masterpiece The Milkmaid,”  September 9-November 29, 2009.  36 pages.  Color photographs of Vermeer paintings. Fine soft cover.  Print-out of article by Randy Kennedy in the New York Times, February 5, 2015, entitled “Walter Liedtke, Curator at Metropolitan Museum of Art, Dies at 69,” laid in.  (ID: 6465)   $18.00 

Wharton, Edith, and Codman, Ogden, Jr.  The Decoration of Houses.  New York:  W. W. Norton, 1978.  Sixth printing.  The Classical America Series in Art and Architecture.  Introductory notes by John Barrington Bayley and William A. Coles. Facsimile reprint of Wharton and Codman’s 1902 classic.  One hundred photos, 15 in color. Slightest of tip wear, o/w fine soft cover.  (ID: 991; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00  

Winternitz, Emanuel.  Musical Instruments and Their Symbolism in Western Art.  New Haven:  Yale University Press, 1979.  2nd Edition.  [ISBN:  0300023766]  Owner’s name on ffep, o/w very good plus soft cover with no interior markings.  (ID:  6471)  $13.00   SOLD

Wright, Frank Lloyd.  An Autobiography.  New York:  Horizon Press, 1977.  Later printing.  Very good to near fine hard cover with very light soiling to white covers.  No dust wrapper.  (Item ID:  5636)  $15.00  SOLD  12/30/16 Alibris