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1. SAMBIN, Hughes. OEUVRE DE LA DIVERSITY DES TERMES, DONT ON USE EN ARCHITECTURE... []. SAMBIN, Hughes. OEUVRE DE LA DIVERSITY DES TERMES, DONT ON USE EN ARCHITECTU REDUICT EN ORDRE. Lyons: Durant, 1572. Small folio. Paste paper boards. 3-48, 53-76, (1) page First, and only, edition. [Fowler, 285; Berlin Catalog, 3920; Mortimer, 481; Brunet V, 104]. This work on columnar figures is one of the most decorative books of the Lyonnese school. It is especially interesting from the viewpoint of French Renaissance architectural history. Sambin, a French architect, cabinetmaker, and joiner was a pupil of Michelangelo. In the present work he explains by means of textual description and illustration eighteen pairs of "termes" base on the five orders with his own inventions. There are thirty-six fine and delicate full-page woodcuts showing decorated and detailed figures. Each pai becomes progressively more ornate or grotesque with the development of fruit flower motifs, masks, rams' heads, acanthus leaves, lions' heads, and satyrs. This copy lacks the title page and two additional leaves (pages 49-52) and is priced accordingly. There is some minor staining. Very rare. KEYWORD(s): AR EU AA OR AR FA SC $3500.00  Order/Inquire


2. SCHAAL, Hans. GRIECHISCHE VASEN. [1923]. SCHAAL, Hans. GRIECHISCHE VASEN. Frankfurt: Frankfurter Verlags, Anstalt, 1923. 4to. Printed boards. 80, (9) pages, 60 plates. First edition. A fine survey of Grecian vases, written in German. Illustrated with 60 plate KEYWORD(s): AA PO FA AN $95.00  Order/Inquire


3. MURALT, A. Revilliod de. CATALOGUE...DE PORCELAINES ANCIENNES DE LA CHINE ET DU JAPON. [1901]. Binding: Paperback MURALT, A. Revilliod de. CATALOGUE...DE PORCELAINES ANCIENNES DE LA CHINE ET JAPON. Geneva: Ch. Eggimann, n.d. (circa 1901). 4to. Stiff wrappers, glassine dust jacket. 192 pages, 40 plates. First edition. An important collection of Muralt's Chinese and Japanese porcelain, with 2,47 lots offered at auction. Spine lightly chipped, some edge wear, some light, sporadic foxing. KEYWORD(s): FA AR AA PO FA CH FA JA CI JA $100.00  Order/Inquire


4. WINCHESTER, Alice, editor. COLLECTORS & COLLECTIONS. [1961]. WINCHESTER, Alice, editor. COLLECTORS & COLLECTIONS. $8.00 New York: (Straight Enterprises), 1961. 4to. Boards, dust jacket. 165, (1) pages. First edition. Furniture, silver, glass, porcelain, and other decorative arts are featured, including notable American art collectors; with a collectors' guide to sourc Very good. KEYWORD(s): FA AR AA DE $8.00  Order/Inquire


5. RAGUIN, Virginia Chieffo. STAINED GLASS IN THIRTEENTH-CENTURY BURGUNDY. [1982]. RAGUIN, Virginia Chieffo. STAINED GLASS IN THIRTEENTH-CENTURY BURGUNDY. (Princeton): Princeton University Press, (1982). 4to. Cloth. Dust jacket. xviii, 182, (2), 161 illustrations on plates. First edition. Raguin defines stained glass workshops of thirteenth-century Burgundy by describing the major programs of still-extant glass in the region's churches, with illustrations. Dust jacket rubbed, else very good. KEYWORD(s): FA AR AA ST $20.00  Order/Inquire


6. LASKO, Peter. ARS SACRA: 800-1200. [1972]. LASKO, Peter. ARS SACRA: 800-1200. (Harmondsworth): Penguin Books, (1972). 4to. Cloth, dust jacket, slipcase. Frontispiece, xxix, (i), 338 pages, 296 illustrations on plates. First editio [Artnzen, I-198.] A scholarly study of the arts of goldsmithing, metalworking, and ivory carvin in the Carolingian, Ottonian, and Romanesque periods, with illustrations. Ve good in rubbed dust jacket and matching slipcase. KEYWORD(s): FA AR FA EU AA ME $100.00  Order/Inquire


7. SAUVAGEOT, Claude. L'ART POUR TOUS. [Furniture.] [1906]. SAUVAGEOT, Claude. L'ART POUR TOUS. [Furniture.] Paris: A. Morel, 1862-1885. Folio. Later half-red morocco. Various paginatio A collection of articles on furniture taken from L'Art pour Tous, which was published during 1861-1906. Furniture from the 16th-18th centuries is illustrated, with texts written in French, German, and English. Binding rubb with tear at head of spine; text good. KEYWORD(s): FA AR AA $165.00  Order/Inquire


8. LIPMAN, Jean. AMERICAN FOLK ART IN WOOD, METAL, AND STONE. [1948]. LIPMAN, Jean. AMERICAN FOLK ART IN WOOD, METAL, AND STONE. (New York): Pantheon, (1948). 4to. Cloth. 193 pages, 4 color plates. First edition. [Chamberlain, 1079.] The first general survey of American folk sculpture, with one hundred and seventy illustrations in the text. Fine. KEYWORD(s): FA AM AA FO $10.00  Order/Inquire


9. JERVIS, Simon. HIGH VICTORIAN DESIGN. [1983]. JERVIS, Simon. HIGH VICTORIAN DESIGN. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1983. 8vo. Cloth, dust jacket. 188 pages. Fir edition. ``A consise and generously illustrated analysis of High Victorian design, examining the different traditions from which its inspiration was derived.''--the book's jacket. Fine in worn dust jacket. KEYWORD(s): AR EN FA OR FA DE AA $75.00  Order/Inquire


10. MASINI, Lara-Vinca. ART NOUVEAU. [1984]. MASINI, Lara-Vinca. ART NOUVEAU. (London: 1984). 4to. Cloth, dust jacket. 414 pages. "This book gives an account of Art Nouveau as a world spanning phenomenon, as well as biographies of its leading figures. With over 1000 illustrations of painting, sculpture, architecture, book illustrations, posters, textiles, glassware, ceramics, metalwork, and jewellery, it provides a comprehensive vi of the movement and identifies the many examples of twentieth-century art tha have been affected by its principles."--dust jacket. KEYWORD(s): AA DE NB AR FA AR $75.00  Order/Inquire



  
 
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