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Crump, Robert L.
Prior to World War I, printmaking in the United States was, with a few exceptions, primarily the domain of commercial enterprises that produced largely picturesque European scenes or depictions of popular towns on the East Coast. Prints of Minnesota scenes, especially by Minnesota artists, formed a very small part of American art exhibits. Robert Crump relates the fascinating story of Minnesota's graphic arts world and its growth from provincialism to part of a national movement, showing how art printing - etchings, woodcuts, lithographs, drypoints, monotypes, and silk screens - blossomed after the turn of the last century. He chronicles the support of the federal government during the 1930s and the important role played by local organisations such as the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the Walker Art Center, and the Minneapolis School of Art (now the Minneapolis College of Art and Design). This book offers short biographies of and sample prints by nearly two hundred printmakers, including Wanda Gag, Adolf Dehn, George Resler, Miriam Ibling, Syd Fossum, Gilbert Fletcher, and Gustav Goetsch. Crump's eye for memorable images makes the handsome volume a pleasure to behold for collectors and readers interested in Minnesota art. Notes on printing techniques and several appendices help newcomers appreciate the challenges of printmaking. 194pp.
The Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 9780873516358
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Inventory #23014
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.25 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Hettinga, Kathy T.
Beginning in 1994, award-winning photographer and installation artist Kathy T Hettinga began a fourteen-year project to document an unknown body of funerary folk art displayed in the cemeteries of rural and largely Hispanic communities in the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado. Her photographs of unique grave markers made of wood, concrete, metal, sandstone, glass and other materials by individuals or families to commemorate the passing of love ones capture the ethereal beauty of the cemeteries and serve as a touchstone for our common understanding of loss, grief, and the need to memorialise and pay tribute. 178pp.
Museum of New Mexico Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780890135617
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Inventory #24206
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.25 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Shaw, John
Small crease to corner of rear cover. 144pp.
Wellington Lane Press, 1988, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0908022069
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Inventory #22853
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Streiker, Lowell D.
The author explores the dangers of ultrafundamentalist cults by presenting selected case histories, by explaining the significance of the central tendencies of ultrafundamentalism, and by suggesting why such groups are flourishing at this particular time in this particular society. 200pp.
Prometheus Books, 1984, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0879752599
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Inventory #22898
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Shelley, Mary
A long-lost story for children by the author of "Frankenstein", written in 1820, but never before seen or published. In November 1997, "The Times" announced that the story - known about but believed to have been destoryed - had in fact been discovered in Tuscany. The story was written for the 11-year-old daughter of Lady Mountcashell, a close friend of Mary and her husband Percy Shelley during their exile in Italy. The story is about a boy who runs away from his presumed parents, is adopted by an old fisherman and lives in a cottage near Torquay. N.B. Small amount of label residue on ffep. 151pp.
Viking, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine/Price Clipped. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0670881724
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Inventory #23527
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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