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Sculpting is an ancient art form practiced by many societies, and there are some truly amazing rare and antique sculpture books available in the Biblio Rare Book Room. If you are interested in sculpture or are preparing to take a sculpture class, you should definitely look through the rare and antique books about sculpture that are featured below in the Biblio Rare Book Room.

Flaxman's Classical Compositions by John Flaxman

The four works are bound as one. The Iliad (Engraved from the Compositions of John Flaxman, R. A. Sculptor) ; The Odyssey (Engraved from the Compositions of John Flaxman, R. A. Sculptor,); (Total for Homer's works, 75 plates.) Hesiod (Engraved from the ...

From Phantom Tollbooth


Livio Benedetti [Hardcover] [ 2008] Renaud Capucon; Gilles Debernardi; Serge Drijakoff; Pino Castagna; Bernard Magrez; Michele Benvenuti and Alain Payan by Renaud Capucon; Gilles Debernardi; Serge Drijakoff; Pino Castagna; Bernard Magrez; Michele Benvenuti; Alain Payan [Illustrator]

Les Editions Livio Benedetti, 2008. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Signed by the artist with a large pen insciption on the front end paper. Very carefully read. The cover has very light shelf wear - almost fine. No dust jacket. ...

From Hopton Books


Le Temple D'Angkor Vat (Memoires Archeologiques / Publies Par L'Ecole Francaise D'Ex) by Louis Finot

Bangkok: SDI Publications, 1995. 3 Vols. Beautifully published reprint edition limited to 999 copies. Originally published: Paris : Les Éditions G. Van Oest, 1929-1932. Folio. in slipcase. French text. prof. illus. vol. 1. L'architecture du monument / i...

From Glocal Matters


George Rickey by Rosenthal, Nan

New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1977. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Large, square, cloth hardcover book. 220 pages. Illustrated throughout with black & white and color photography. Several larger fold-out photograph...

From Iron Engine


César (César Baldaccini) by Pierre Restany

Hardcover 4to oblong in a slipcase box. Includes a drawing signed and dated by César's thumb laid in (please see photos). Richly illustrated in color and B&W photos. 391 pp. In near fine condition. In French.César (born Cesare Baldaccini 1921 – 1998),...

From Phantom Tollbooth


History of Ancient, Early Christian, and Medieval Painting (Two Volumes), Bound Uniformly with A History of Ancient Sculpture (Two Volumes) by Woltmann, Dr. Alfred; Woermann, Dr. Karl; Edited by Sidney Colvin : Mitchell, Lucy M

New York: Dodd Mead & Co., 1888. The two titles each in two volumes, each with numerous illustrations. Four volumes uniformly bound in contemporary red pebbled morocco over marbled boards, backs intricately gilt, marbled boards, top edges gilt. Near F...

From Dale Steffey Books


SCULPTURED FOR ETERNITY Treasures of Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Art from Istanbul Archaeological Museum by Photographs by Ahmet Ertug Text by RRR Smith

Book Description: ERTUG & KOCABIYIK, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. Dust Jacket Condition: Brand New. 1st Edition. The Istanbul Archaeological Museum is home to some of the world's most important collections of archaeological artifacts. The ...



"Christie's" 1766 to 1925: Christie's Auction House Records by Marillier, H.C

"CHRISTIE'S" 1766 TO !925. a VERY NICE COPY IN A RARE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. Many Illustrations. Printed in Great Britain By Robert Maclehose and Co., Ltd., The University Press, Glasgow. Used. Very Good-/Good Original Dust Jacket. Very rare thus. 7 3/4 X ...

From Mary Riversong


Kees Verkade: Beeldhouwer, Sculptor, Sculpteur by Kees Verkade

Book Description: Chevalier, 1st edition, 1st printing, 1999, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book Condition: FINE. Binding is tight and square. No flaws. Dust Jacket Condition: FINE. No chips or tears. Not price clipped. Large quarto, beautifully illustrate...

From Meadowsage Books


Constructivism: Origins and Evolution by Rickey, George

New York: George Braziller, 1967. First Edition. hardcover. Good./Good.. 305 p. including an Index. Illustrated. With Errata slip. Signed/Inscribed on the front-free endpaper by the author "To Elizabeth Rickey from her brother -- George." ...

From Iron Engine


Menashe Kadishman, Israel, Venice Biennale by Barzel, Amnon

Israel: Ministry of Education and Culture. Very Good. 1978. Softcover. Signed black marker portrait of photographer Arnold Newman by his friend, artist Menashe Kadishman, on title page. Curated and with an essay by Amnon Barzel. Bibliography, artist bio...

From Old Saratoga Books


Sculptor's Daughter by Jansson, Tove

London, Ernest Benn Limited, 1969, hardcover, 175 pp, First Edition in English translation by Kingsley Hart, First Printing, Very Good in Good dustjacket. Tight, clean, and firmly bound with no markings, slight wear to top corners and bottom edge of board...

From West of Eden Books


Alexandre Archipenko son oeuvre by Alexandre Archipenko

Text in French (intro) by Prof: Hans Hildebrandt. Portrait of the artist, coloured frontis and 65 plates. Overall size c.12.1/4 x 9.1/4 inches c.31 x 23.5 cm. Boards slightly soiled but very good, contents very good throughout....



Collection of 20 Original Photographs from George Warrek's One- Man Show at the Museum of the University of Puerto Rico, June 12-29, 1962 by Warrek, George

The Artist, 1962. A collection of 20 black and white photographs varying in size from 6 1/2" x 8" to 3" x 6 1/2" documenting the one-man show of George Warrek at the Museum of the University of Puerto Rico, June 12-29, 1962. Additionally, 4 smaller b&w's ...

From Dale Steffey Books


Sculpture: Theme and Variations by E. H. Ramsden

xix, 56 p., [103] p. of plates. 56 p. : ill., plates ; 28 cm....

From Pontaccio


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