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Many of the world's most famous and esteemed artists have authored books, and there is a wide collection of such titles in the rare books written by artists section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. Several of the books in the Biblio Rare Book Room include one of a kind illustrations and unique bindings and fore edge paintings, so any of these books featured below would be sure to increase the value of your rare and antique book collection.



Noe Leon by Eduardo Serrano

Monographs of the great primitivist Noe LeonMost of his work in this volume is from the 1960's and 70's He mainly painted in Oils on wooden board All the text is in Spanish.Ocaña , 1907 Noé León, born in 1907 in Ocaña, Norte de Santander is the most p...

From Pontaccio

$150.00


The Art of Holly Hobbie: drawing on affection. by Hobbie, Holly.:

New York, Random House, 1986.. 2nd impression of the first edition. The artist's first collection of watercolours, superbly illustrated throughout. Through a personal selection of her paintings, she affectionately chronicles the life of her growing famil...

From Jef Kay

£90.00


MASKEE, A SHANGHAI SKETCHBOOK by Schiff. by Schiff [Friedrich H.] 1908-68

N.P. [Shanghai?]: N.P. [The Yellow Hall?], n.d. [ca. 1940?]. Illustrated by Title and 20 hand colored pages (30 separate illustrations, 13 captioned). Limited signed edition. "Of this book only a limited and numbered edition has been printed. Each b...

From OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994)

$2,500.00


Hidden Faces by Salvador Dali

Dust Jacket Acceptable, very worn and has tape on the spine at top & bottom which extens on to the cover.  Book feels rather fragile. Front end page lists this as an extra fare book from a rental library with a 15 cent min. charge the first 3 days and 5 ...

From booksnvintage

$100.00


The Pop-Up Book of Trains, Random House Pop-Up #31 by Penick, Ib

1976 Random House First Edition. Pop-Up Book #31. RARE/SCARCE. PAPER ENGINEERING BY IB PENICK. All pop-ups and sliders in working order. Used. Very Good condition. Quite the find! Please see our photos....

From Mary Riversong

$800.00


An Artist's Garden by Anna Lea Merritt

This is a very beautiful large volume written and illustrated by a renown Victorian-era painter, with her signature on a glued-in insert on the flyleaf (see photo). Its 195 pages contain chapters about the garden through all the months of the year, with 1...

From Anne's Books

$199.99


The Masterpieces of French Art, Illustrated. Being a Biographical History of Art in France, from the Earliest Period to and Including the Salon of 1882 Vol. II by Viardot, Louis; et al

Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co., 1883. Hardcover. Good. Not dated, ca 1883; folio; unpaginated (442 pp.); full black morocco lavishly embossed and gilt decorated; 5 raised bands to spine; illustrated with 50 full page photogravures and 51 full page wood ...

From ZH BOOKS

$150.00


Goodbye, Penguins by Greg Stones

Hardcover copy of 2008 edition, signed by Greg Stones at upper right corner of free endpaper.  No dust jacket.  Interior pages are clean with no marks.  Cover has minor dent on top edge at front and back.  Spine is tight and unbroken....

From Finestra Books

$100.00


Dons des Feminines by Valentine Penrose, with a preface by Paul Eluard by PENROSE, VALENTINE

Paris: Les Pas Perdus, 1951. Paperback. Very Good +. Picasso. References: Cramer 61, Bloch 690, Baer 889A Softcover Folio, sewn into original printed wrappers with tissue wrappers, as issued. The book is illustrated with halftone reproductions after col...

From Roe and Moore

£1,200.00


JOHN STEUART CURRY'S PAGEANT OF AMERICA by SCHMECKEBIER, Laurence E. (John Steuart CURRY)

New York: American Artists Group, 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Slight foxing to half-title page. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. John Steuart Curry. Octavo (6-1/4" x 9-1/4") bound in publisher's cloth. A critical study of Curry, ill...

From Charles Agvent

$937.50


Carl Rungius Big Game Painter: Fifty Years With Brush And Rifle -- First Edition SIGNED by RUNGIUS and by Schaldach by Schaldach, William J

West Hartford: Countryman Press, 1945. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Carl Rungius. One of 1275 copies of which 1250 were numbered. This is one of the numbered copies. INSCRIBED, SIGNED and dated 1946 by Carl Rungius on the blank F...

From JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS

$1,350.00


The Republic of Dreams by [Nawakum Press] Bruno Schulz

[Gig Harbor, Washington]:: Nawakum Press,, 2019.. Edition of 36. 9 x 15"; 36 pages. Bilingual edition. Includes three original etchings by Thomas Wood. Letterpress printed in green and black ink from photopolymer incorporating Preissig and Irena typ...

From Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC

$1,800.00


The Ideal Giant. The Code of a Herdsman. Cantelman's Spring- Mate by WYNDHAM LEWIS, PERCY

London: The Little Review., 1917. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Octavo. Original cream cloth-backed white paper-covered card folder. 44pp stapled and then bound into folder with single cord. Folder illustrated with a Vorticist design by Lewis. Heavily...

From Roe and Moore

£6,500.00


Masterpieces from the works of Gustave Doré : selected from the Doré Bible, Milton, Dante's Inferno, Dante's Purgatorio and Paradiso, Fontaine, Fairy Realm, Don Quixote, Baron Munchausen, Croquemitaine, etc., etc. : with memoir of Doré and descriptive letterpress by OLLIER, Edmund

1887 Gustave Doré Masterpieces Illustrated Dante Bible Milton Fontaine Quixote "The most popular and successful French book illustrator of the mid-19th century!" Famous French artist, Gustave Doré was most known for his incredible woodcut engravings...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$399.00


EMMANUELLE. ROMAN. ROLAND DELCOL: DOUZE LITHOGRAPHIES ORIGINALES. [EDITION ILLUSTREE, EN FEUILLES, IN FOLIO ELEPHANTESQU by ARSAN, E

PARIS: TCHOU, 1975. 1ª edicion. . Encuadernacion original. NUEVO / NEW. ARSAN, E. EMMANUELLE. ROMAN. ROLAND DELCOL: DOUZE LITHOGRAPHIES ORIGINALES. [EDITION ILLUSTREE, EN FEUILLES, IN FOLIO ELEPHANTESQU. PARIS, 1975, 106 p. Encuadernacion origina...

From Portico

€1,600.00


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