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1 Bracaval Et Les Editions Le Pre Ian.
Musee Departmental Stephane Mallarme, Paris: 2012. s Self paper wrappers. Brand new book. 
Exhibition catalogue of work by famed etcher and fine press printer Bertrand Bracaval and his press Le Pre Nian. Stephane Mallarme Museum celebrates Bracaval's work in painting, silkscreen, and wood and metal engraving, as well as his 30 years specializing in the publication of art books. Beautifully illustrated. 
Price: 23.75 USD
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2 BREMER-DAVID, CHARISSA WITH ESSAYS BY PASCAL-FRANOIS BERTRAND, ARNAULD BREJON DE LAVERGNÉE & JEAN VITTET. Woven Gold: Tapestries Of Louis Xiv.
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles: 2015. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Meticulously woven by hand with wool, silk, and gilt-metal thread, the tapestry collection of the Sun King, Louis XIV of France, represents the highest achievements of the art form. Intended to enhance the king's reputation by visualizing his manifest glory and to promote the kingdom's nascent mercantile economy, the royal collection of tapestries included antique and contemporary sets that followed the designs of the greatest artists of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, including Raphael, Giulio Romano, Rubens, Vouet, and Le Brun. Ranging in date from about 1540 to 1715 and coming from weaving workshops across northern Europe, these remarkable works portray scenes from the bible, history, and mythology. As treasured textiles, the works were traditionally displayed in the royal palaces when the court was in residence and in public on special occasions and feast days. They are still little known, even in France, as they are mostly reserved for the decoration of elite state residences and ministerial offices. This catalogue accompanies an exhibition of fourteen marvelous examples of the former royal collection that will be displayed exclusively at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center from December 15, 2015, to May 1, 2016. Lavishly illustrated, the volume presents for the first time in English the latest scholarship of the foremost authorities working in the field. Charissa Bremer-David is curator in the Department of Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the J. Paul Getty Museum. She is author of French Tapestries and Textiles in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Getty Publications, 1997) and has published extensively on French tapestries. 168 pages, 12 x 11 inches, 97 color and 10 black-and-white illustrations. 
Price: 47.45 USD
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3 CAMPBELL, LORNE; FALOMIR. MIGUEL; FLETCHER, JENNIFER & SYSON, LUKE. Renaissance Faces: Van Eyck To Titian.
National Gallery Company, London: 2008. s Softcover. Good condition but there is a slight warp.. 
Published to accompany the exhibition Renaissance Faces: Van Eyck to Titian at the National Gallery, London 15 October 2008 - 18 January 2009. This comprehensive survey traces the development of portrait painting in Northern and Southern Europe during the Renaissance, when the genre first flourished. Essay and individual catalogue entries present new research on works by some of the greatest portraitists of the period including Giovanni Bellini, Sandro Botticelli, Lucas Cranach, Albrecht Durer, Jan van Eyck, Hans Holbein and Titian, all magnificently illustrated. 
Price: 18.76 USD
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4 ELLIOTT, JOCK. " A Ha! Christmas! "
Grolier Club, New York: 2000. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Jock Elliott began collecting books after he returned home from World War II. His deep love for Christmas encouraged him to collect books about Christmas in England and America. When he began collecting, he was purchasing one book a month, sometimes even buying new books daily. Now, even as has become more selective in his purchases, he has acquired a collection of more than 3,000 books related to Christmas. Most of his books are first or only editions, and he has purchased other "firsts," including the first illustration of a Christmas tree and the first illustration of St. Nick by Thomas Nast. This book was created to accompany the exhibition held from December 6, 1999 to January 29, 2000. It traces the historical development of Christmas through 600 years of Christmas books, from a fifteenth-century illuminated miniature of the Nativity to How the Grinch Stole Christmas. All books are from the collection of Jock Elliot. It includes numerous illustrations including book covers and famous pictures presentations. The book was designed by Jerry Kelly and printed by the Stinehour Press. 
Price: 23.75 USD
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5 JACKSON, ROBERT. Serial Publications: Essetial Parts Of 19th Century Imagination.
Grolier Club, New York: 1996. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Exhibition catalogue of books from the collection of Robert H. Jackson. Discusses the serial format and how it was used by authors like Charles Dickens. Broken down into categories including literature, humor, caricature, sporting books, travel, art, architecture, and natural history. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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6 PHILLIPS, ELIZABETH. The American Livre De Peintre.
Grolier Club, New York: 1993. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
This exhibition took place at the Grolier Club from March 16 to May 15, 1993. The catalogue contains sixty-four books, each illustrated by original prints. The American Livre de Peintre surveys the making of books from the collaboration of authors, artists, publishers, and printers from the mid 1920s to present day. Striking images embellishing library texts began with painters like Manet and Bonnard, who enhanced the poems of Poe and Verlaine. This catalogue is richly illustrated and contains an introduction by Robert Rainwater. It was designed by Jerry Kelly and printed by the Stinehour Press. 
Price: 56.29 USD
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