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art longwood books specializes in art, architecture, with some stock in literature, music, design, books on books, history and unusual titles in many other areas.

art longwood books is a modest size book business specializing in art history, architecture, and related subjects. I also stock scholarly titles in philosophy, history, and religion. I see to most every detail personally. Books are described carefully with all discernible flaws noted. Questions are welcome, and are answered promptly.

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Aux Pays Balkaniques: Montenegro, Serbie, Bulgarie

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Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Paper wraps, as issued., intermittent pencil marking to text. faint crease to strikingly illustrated cover. very light evidence of use/age. rather well preserved copy.; french text.; published circa 1912.; this copy came from the library of irwin sanders, an american sociologist who spent much time in rural bulgaria, before and after WW2, researching his own work.; 232pp., 26 photogravures hors texte, une carte.


At Memory's Edge: After-Images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Art and Architecture used book

At Memory's Edge: After-Images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Art and Architecture

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Edition: First Edition/First Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven Date published: 2000 ISBN-13: 9780300080322 ISBN: 0300080328

Description: Fine in Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Hardcover in dust jacket; no flaws, clean, tight, unmarked; 248pp.; illustrated throughout in color and b/w.; important anthology of author's writing on among others, art spiegelman, daniel libeskind, shimon attie, david levinthal. Read More

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Henry VIII Revealed: Holbein's Portrait and Its Legacy used book

Henry VIII Revealed: Holbein's Portrait and Its Legacy

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Softcover Publisher: Paul Holberton Publishing, London Date published: 2003 ISBN-13: 9781903470091 ISBN: 1903470099

Description: Near Fine. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Softcover original, as issued; near fine; 127pp., including multi-page fold-out at back.; illustrated throughout in color, b/w.; scholarly treatment of the history of holbein's portrait. Read More

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Albert Bloch: Artistic and Literary Perspectives used book

Albert Bloch: Artistic and Literary Perspectives

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Language: German Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Prestel, Munich/NY Date published: 1997 ISBN-13: 9783791317779 ISBN: 3791317776

Description: Fine in Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Hardcover in dust jacket; fine/fine; 13 scholarly contributions by 13 authors, 4 in german.; 176pp.; 60 color and 40 b/w illustrations. important, detailed work on bloch of whom little has been written. an american artist, often working in germany, became close to marc and kandinsky and their blue rider group.; includes 36pp. bloch exhibition catalogue from 1974 inside of which is an original signed letter from the artist's wife, anna bloch written to ... Read More

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Lectures on Don Quixote. (Uncorrected Proof). used book

Lectures on Don Quixote. (Uncorrected Proof).

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: harcourt brace jovanovich, ny, 1983.

Description: Uncorrected proof, first edition.; 8vo; softcover, as issued.; 230pp.; spine bears two hand-written sets of numbers, upper left corner of cover has, "p.c." written on it, half-title has signature in upper left corner, else, very good.; unusual piece of nabokoviana. Read More

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Objects as Envoys: Cloth, Imagery, and Diplomacy in Madagascar used book

Objects as Envoys: Cloth, Imagery, and Diplomacy in Madagascar

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Softcover Publisher: National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution in Association..., Washington, D. C. And Seattle Date published: 2002 ISBN-13: 9780295981963 ISBN: 0295981962

Description: Fine. Exhibition Catalogue. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Wraps/folded card covers, as issued.; a fine copy, no flaws.; 205pp., 97 illustrations in color, b/w. several very interesting, well researched articles on madagascar, it's textiles, the roles of various foreigners and the malagasy diaspora. unusually handsome effort. Read More

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Refugee Scholars in America: Their Impact and Their Experiences used book

Refugee Scholars in America: Their Impact and Their Experiences

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: yale university press, new haven, 1984. Date published: 1984 ISBN-13: 9780300031935 ISBN: 0300031939

Description: First edition/first printing.; 8vo; hardcover in dust jacket; spine of dj sunned, else a near-fine-plus copy, free of all other flaws.; 351pp.; a classic work on this important phenomenon.; ISBN: 0300031939. Read More

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isamu noguchi used book

isamu noguchi

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Edition: no edition stated, presumed first edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: abbeville press., new york. Date published: 1978 ISBN-13: 9780896590021 ISBN: 089659002X

Description: Fine in very good dust jacket. dust jacket is near-fine, minor signs of handling to back panel only. 334 p.; illus.; index; bibliography; profusely illustrated, color plates, b/w ill. wide folio, major monograph on noguchi. Read More

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Aquila: Chestnut Hill Studies in Modern Languages and Literatures Volume One used book

Aquila: Chestnut Hill Studies in Modern Languages and Literatures Volume One

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Boston College/Martinus Nijhoff, Chestnut Hill/the Hague Date published: 1968

Description: Very Good-plus in Very Good, Only Minor Edge-wea jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author Back board has two very small dings to top edge and bump to bottom corner.; 251pp.; contains 16 articles on assoted topics pertaining to the study of european literature and philosophy.; this copy belonged to Rene Jasinski and is inscribed to him by Aquila general editor, Normand R. Cartier.; hardcover in dust jacket.; scarce title. Read More

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Aquila: Chestnut Hill Studies in Modern Languages and Literatures. Volume II used book

Aquila: Chestnut Hill Studies in Modern Languages and Literatures. Volume II

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Boston College/Martinus Nijhoff, Chestnut Hill/the Hague Date published: 1973 ISBN-13: 9789024714599 ISBN: 9024714591

Description: Very Good Plus in Very Good Plus jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Hardcover in dust jacket., slight darkening to inside front gutter, dj has horizontal crease as it was once stored, folded in book. no other flaws., small card stating, "with the author's compliments dr. normand cartier", laid-in.; 332pp., contains 9 scholarly articles by various international contributors., 3 in french, 1 in german, 1 in italian, 4 in english. Read More

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