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Sonovagun Stew : a Folklore Miscellany

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037452

ISBN: 0870742116

Condition: Near Fine


171 pp, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown w/brown pictorial front panel. This is number XLVI from the publicaitons of The Texas Folklore Society and contains fifteen essays. It has "The Cowboys' Christmas Ball" the Historicity of a cowboy Ballad, Three Corridos of the Big Bend, Cowboy and Gaucho Songs: a comparison, The Old-Time Cowboy inside out and others. Some of the authors are: John Graves, Charles Townsend, Elton Miles, Connie Ricci... View more info

Folk Art in Texas

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $41.23

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038478

ISBN: 0870742108

Condition: Very Good


204 pp, quarterbound w/brown cloth covered boards w/green cloth covered spine, dj brown-green-blu w/color illustrated front panel & color pictorial rear panel, spine brown w/wht lettering. This is the forty-fifth publication of the Texa Folklore Society and contains twenty-eight essays. The book contains examples of yard art, tail fins, grave decorations, murals, tattoos, cowboy hats, saddles, quilts, tatting, wood carvings, and other examples of folk art. dj rubbed ... View more info

Fritz Scholder Lithographs

By: Adams, Clinton

Price: $20.83

Publisher: New York, NY, New York Graphic Society: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026941

ISBN: 0821206893

Condition: Very Good+


59 pp, dark yel cloth covered boards w/blu lettering on spine & blind stamped illustration on front cover, dj black spine w/red-wht lettering w/color illustrated front. Book contains twenty-five color and seventy-eight black & white illustrations, a detailed catalogue, chronomoly, and bibliography of Fritz Scholder's art. prev owner wrote on ffep, dj has 1" tear on top edge & small 1/2" tear on back cover top edge repaired w/archival tape on the inside, dj in myl... View more info

Charles M. Russell the Cowboy Artist a Biography with Bibliographical Check List by Yost, Karl

By: Adams, Ramon F. and Britzman, Homer w/prologue by Cobb, Irvin

Price: $79.48

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Trail's End Publishing Co., Inc.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051109

Condition: Near Fine


xii, (6), 350 pp, dark maroon clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine and color endplates of Russell's "Where Great Herds Come To Drink," black-and-white dj w/color illustrated front panel and text on the rear panel w/black-and-white photos of Adams & Britzman and illustration of Russell. The biography contains 37 chapters tracing Russell's life from boyhood in St. Louis to Montana in 1880, his early years w/Jake Hoover- the trapper, his first job o... View more info

Animal Art

By: Ames, Lee J.

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1974

Seller ID: 002486

ISBN: 0385242271

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, red papercovered boards. Author compiled group of fifty assorted animals to draw, w/step- by-step instructions. dj small tear on front, dj in mylar protector. View more info

Draw 50 Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals

By: Ames, Lee J.

Price: $13.39

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1977: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018988

ISBN: 0385111347

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, blu boards w/silver lettering. Step-by-step insturctions for drawing different dinosaurs & other prehistoric animals. prev owner's name on FPD, slight wear on the corners. View more info

Amado Maurillo Peña, Jr.

By: Anderson, Howard L.

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, Robert Stephan Young Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by Illustrator

Seller ID: 039524

ISBN: 0960706801

Condition: Very Good


217 pp, cream cloth covered boards w/stamped gilt lettering on the spine & front cover, glossy color illustrated dj of Peña's "Juntos" painting, Inscribed and SIGNED by the illustrator on the half title page. Collection of 74 plates that are reproductions of the works of art produced as offset prints, serigraphs, watercolor, pen and ink drawings, tiles, mixed media, etchings, lithographs, line etching and aquatint, and engravings. contains twelve photographs... View more info

Women of the Bible: With Paintings from the Great Art Museums of the World

By: Armstrong, Carole

Price: $14.41

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038676

ISBN: 0689817282

Condition: Near Fine


45 pp, glossy green-blu-brown-tan color illustrated boards & dj, greenish-blu illustrated endpapers. The book presents seventeen stories of legendary women of the Bible who have been celebrated for their courage and independence of spirit. Each woman's story is accompanied by a religious painting from a celebrated artist, including medieval and renaissance painters such as Cranach and Caravaggio. View more info

Between the Lines: The Mystery of the Giant Ground Drawings of Ancient Nasca, Peru

By: Aveni, Anthony F.

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034972

ISBN: 0292704968

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, 257 pp, black cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, glossy black w/red-light yel-wht lettering w/whit illustration and gry-black pictorial on the front panel. The book researches the more than 1,000 animal, human and geometric figures that cover 400 square miles of barren pampa in southern Peru. The makers created lifelike images of monkeys, birds, and spiders with the giant drawings strectching across thousands of yards. View more info

Griffin & Sabine: An Extraordinary Correspondence 1st book in Trilogy

By: Bantock, Nick

Price: $5.06

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books: 1991

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 051298

ISBN: 0877017883

Condition: Near Fine


unpaginated. A multi-media novel, story is partly romance, partly mystery, & a work of art. each page contains new card or letter View more info

A Arte Oleira Dos Tapajo

By: Barata, Frederico

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Sao Paulo, Brasil, Sao Paulo Museum: 1951

Seller ID: 028650

Condition: Very Good


pages 183 through 197, 16 plates w/66 items. Article about "The art potter of Tapajo", new series volume V. Dr. Frederico Barata had a private collection of Tapajo pottery. It contained caryatid dishes & winged bottles, also beautifully decorated bowls, fine figurines, & other anthropomorphic & zoomorphic representations. Prev owner wrote on the first page. View more info

The Jonathan Swift : A Modest Proposal

By: Baskin, Leonard

Price: $59.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Grossman Publishers: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024032

ISBN: 75-11496

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on spine & wht pastedown label on front cover w/green border w/black-orange lettering. Text in Leonard Baskins's calligraphic writing and w/sketches by Leonard Baskin. He talks about women being beggars and raising their children to be beggars. slight sunning to the spine, light stain on front cover by hinge, prev owner's bookplate on FPD. View more info

Images of Texas Quarterly : Spring 1982

By: Beckendorf, Charles

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Fredericksburg, TX, Charles Beckendorf: 1982

Seller ID: 007097

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, light tan SC wraps w/pictorial front cover. Book uses the town of Fredericksburg & shows some of the buildings. The quarterly was published f/artist's customers & for new friends & customers to introduce them to his art. Quarterly has shows some of the artist's work w/prices for the prints. This quarterly has a page w/ customers comments. prev owner mark on front cover. View more info

THE PENCIL DRAWINGS OF JOE BELT

By: Belt, Joe

Price: $20.19

Publisher: Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University Press, 1988:

Seller ID: 017577


HB. Good/No Jacket. Oblong 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. unpaginated, 33 drawings, cream buckram bds w/blk cloth spine, w/book mark, boards soiled. some soiling to the boards and fading to spine. Collection of 33 drawings done by Joe Belt from Missin' Two, Ramskull, Indian Girl, White Antelope, Tooter, Pueblo Stray, Restin', Medning Fence, Kiowa Apache, Drummer - a Study, a Young Crow Indian and others. View more info

Turquoise and the Indian

By: Bennett, Edna Mae

Price: $24.65

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Swallow Press Inc.: 1970

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 022228

Condition: Very Good


152 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, pink dj w/black lettering on spine & front,, w/color illustration on front. The author tells where turquoise is mined, where it was mined in earlier days,the methods of lapidary, the significance of the gem in the rituals & folk myths of the Indians. Book has black & white photos & maps and four- color reproductions of some turquoise settings. small stain on spine of dj, dj price-clipped w/some rubbing... View more info

Linnea in Monet's Garden

By: Bjork, Christina

Price: $7.86

Publisher: New York, NY, R & S Books: 1990

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 026132

ISBN: 9129583144

Condition: Very Good


52 pp, glossy green-wht-black-pink boards w/color wraparound illustration, dj green-wht-black-pink w/color wraparound illustration, color illustrated endpapers. an innovative art book for young people, contains photographs of many of Monet's famous paintings & old family snapshots of the Monets. Young girl visits Claude Monet's garden with her friend, a retired gardener. View more info

In Pursuit of the Unicorn

By: Bradley, Josephine

Price: $33.96

Publisher: Corte Madera, CA, Pomegranate Artbooks: 1981

Seller ID: 050820

ISBN: 0917556097

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering & illustration on the front cover & spine, black slipcase w/gilt illustration of unicorn on one side. Color illustrations throughout the text. Unicorn lore contains maidens and monsters, nightmares and daydreams, tiny fragile creatures, and great charging warriors. The first unicorns appeared in written literature around 400 B.C. by Ctesia, a Greek hisotiran. Prior to Western sources there was apparently a simila... View more info

Introduction to Southwest Pueblo Pottery and Navajo Rugs

By: Branch, Margaret Moses

Price: $12.33

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, Moses Branch Ltd.: 1984

Seller ID: 034196

Condition: Very Good


36 pp, light maroon SC wraps w/grey lettering. The booklet introduces the beginning collector to Pueblo Pottery. There were three periods in the production of Pueblo pottery: the Prehistoric Period, Historic Period, and Modern Period. The booklet has list of artists from Santa Clara, San Idefonso, Hopi, Acoma, Zia, Jemez, Cochiti, and other Pueblos. View more info

Bronzes of the American West

By: Broder, Patricia Janis w/intro by McCracken, Dr. Harold

Price: $335.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1974

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021917

ISBN: 0810901331

Condition: Very Good+


431 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj light tan w/black lettering on the spine & front w/illustrated front of the sculpture "Coming Through The Rye", SIGNED by the author on the half title page. The volume tells the whole story of Western Bronzes illustrated w/511 illustrations w/48 plates in color. Contains biographical & insights about the artists & their work. Author explores the recurring themes of Western bronze sculpture & the lives of the... View more info

Pueblo Indian Painting: Tradition in New Mexico, 1900-1930

By: Brody, J. J.

Price: $14.24

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, School of Amer Research Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040725

ISBN: 0933452462

Condition: Near Fine


225 pp, tan-red SC wraps w/color illustrated front & rear panels w/wht-black lettering on the spine. The author focused on the three hundred or so pictures by Pueblo Indian artist that were made in the Santa Fe area between about 1910 and 1930. It included a study of a collection of more than two hundred pictures owned by the School of American Research. View more info