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BUNUEL, Baxter, John
1 Baxter, John BUNUEL
Fourth Estate 1995 1857023536 / 9781857023534 Paperback Good 
The author of this biography of Bunuel spent time in Paris and Mexico to in terview people who worked with the director and family and friends, includi ng Catherine Deneuve, Jeanne Moreau and Bunuel's sons. Luis Bunuel was a su rrealist who worked with great figures of the movement but was influenced l ittle by them, a man of ascetic habits who was also a 50-year alcoholic, an eroticist but one with little physical interest in women, and an anarchist who carried a bow-tie in his pocket so as to be properly attired for forma l occassions. 
Price: 500.00 JPY
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TONI ONLEY: A SILENT THUNDER, Boulet, Roger
2 Boulet, Roger TONI ONLEY: A SILENT THUNDER
Prentice-Hall 1981 0920016111 / 9780920016114 Hardcover Very Good/Fair 

Price: 1000.00 JPY
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GAUGUIN: THE QUEST FOR PARADISE, Cachin, Francoise
3 Cachin, Francoise GAUGUIN: THE QUEST FOR PARADISE
Harry N. Abrams 1992 0810928000 / 9780810928008 Paperback Very Good 
A clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib book: Following the life and artistic career of one of the greatest of the Postimpressionist painters, an illustrated biography of Gauguin includes information culled from his letters and writings, and reproductions of many of his paintings. 
Price: 400.00 JPY
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M C ESCHER THE GRAPHIC WORK, Escher, M C
4 Escher, M C M C ESCHER THE GRAPHIC WORK
Taschen 1990 3894501537 / 9783894501532 Paperback Very Good 
"Graphic Work" presents over 80 of Escher's most interesting pictures selec ted by the artist himself. It includes Escher's commentaries on his work, w hich make his startling visual effects more easy to interpret. The book als o features Escher's own account of his evolution as an artist. An authentic source book of high significance, it offers the best introduction to the f antastic universe of the grand master of illusion. 
Price: 700.00 JPY
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THE WORLD OF SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE: AN UNCOMMON GUIDE, Gast, Robert de
5 Gast, Robert de THE WORLD OF SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE: AN UNCOMMON GUIDE
E&R Publications 2009 0965542017 / 9780965542012 Paperback Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In the nearly 500-year history of San Miguel de Allende and its more than 50-year history as an arts center, there has not been a book like this that, in words and pictures, gives a well-informed and comprehensive look at the city many consider the prettiest and most interesting town in Mexico. Illustrated with more than 200 color photographs of the architecture, celebrations, activities, details and people of the town, the book will be a memorable souvenir besides being an uncommon guide. A resident of San Miguel for more than a dozen years, Robert de Gast at last provides an in-depth look at the many aspects of this popular enclave of expatriates from many nations, and the scores of tourists who delight in the civility, climate, community, and culture of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. 
Price: 2500.00 JPY
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6 Gauvin, Dorothy THE PAINTED SWAGMAN: A TRIBUTE TO "WALTZING MALTILDA" : ORIGINAL STORY AND PAINTINGS
Heritage Gallery Print 1995 0646223704 / 9780646223704 Hardcover F/NF 
A highly collectible, tight clean first edition, protected in a new brodart wrapper,unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. 
Price: 2000.00 JPY
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MONET, Gregoire
7 Gregoire MONET
Fernand Hazan Editions 1998 2850253693 / 9782850253690 Paperback Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. 
Price: 550.00 JPY
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8 Growe, Bernd DEGAS
Taschen America, LLC 1996 3822806633 / 9783822806630 Paperback Near Fine 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. "No art could be less spontaneous than mine. Inspiration, spontaneity, temp erament are unknown to me. One has to do the same subject ten times, even a hundred times over. In art, nothing should look like chance, not even move ment." Edgar Degas In terms of both theme and technique, the key to understanding the early wo rk of Edgar Degas (1834-1917) is classical painting. Although he was eventu ally associated with the Impressionists and even participated in their join t exhibitions, Degas never adopted a purely Impressionist approach. Degas's work, reflecting an extremely personal and psychological perspective, emphasizes the scenic or concentrates on the detail. Thus, Degas's painting is often discussed with reference to the rise of short-exposure photography. Thematically, nature proved less interesting to the artist than the life and inhabitants of the modern metropolis. Degas primarily sought his motifs in ballet salons, at the race track or circus, or in bedrooms - but dancers always remained his favorite theme. 
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THE NYMPHEAS OF CLAUDE MONET AT THE MUSEE DE L'ORANGERIE, Hoog, Michel
9 Hoog, Michel THE NYMPHEAS OF CLAUDE MONET AT THE MUSEE DE L'ORANGERIE
REUNION DES MUSEES NATIONAUX 1990 2711820920 / 9782711820924 Paperback Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The works of Claude Monet 
Price: 700.00 JPY
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10 Hunter, Sam MODERN FRENCH PAINTING
Dell 1966 Paperback Good 
Fifty artists from Manet to Picasso 1855~1956 
Price: 500.00 JPY
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FRIDA KAHLO MASTERPIECES (SCHIRMER VISUAL LIBRARY), Kahlo, Frida
11 Kahlo, Frida FRIDA KAHLO MASTERPIECES (SCHIRMER VISUAL LIBRARY)
Schirmer/Mosel Verlag GmbH 1996 388814700X / 9783888147005 Paperback Very Good 

Price: 500.00 JPY
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DEGAS: THE MAN AND HIS ART, Loyrette, Henry
12 Loyrette, Henry DEGAS: THE MAN AND HIS ART
Harry N. Abrams 1993 0810928973 / 9780810928978 Paperback Near Fine 
A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout. 
Price: 500.00 JPY
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TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, Mack, Gerstle
13 Mack, Gerstle TOULOUSE-LAUTREC
Paragon House Publishers 1989 155778213X / 9781557782137 Paperback Very Good 

Price: 1500.00 JPY
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MACKE (BASIC ART SERIES), Meseure, Anna
14 Meseure, Anna MACKE (BASIC ART SERIES)
Taschen 1994 3822805513 / 9783822805510 Paperback Fine 
A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout. 
Price: 2000.00 JPY
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THE LIFE AND WORKS OF MUNCH, O'Neill, Amanda
15 O'Neill, Amanda THE LIFE AND WORKS OF MUNCH
Parragon Plus 1996 0752516906 / 9780752516905 Paperback Very Good/Very Good 

Price: 700.00 JPY
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FLYING COLOURS: THE TONI ONLEY STORY, Onley, Toni
16 Onley, Toni FLYING COLOURS: THE TONI ONLEY STORY
Harbour 2002 1550172980 / 9781550172980 Hardcover Near Fine/Very Good 
A clean hardcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-library book:(inscribe d by author) If you're strolling a beach or ferry deck as sunset casts its glow on Briti sh Columbia's Coast Mountains, there's a good chance someone within earshot will say, "It looks just like a Toni Onley." That's how closely Onley is i dentified with the landscape of Canada's West Coast. Don't be fooled. The serenity of those watercolours reflects only one facet of Onley's work--and very little of his tumultuous life. Flying Colours gi ves you the whole canvas, from a rustic riverbank on the Isle of Man to a p lane wreck on a mountain glacier. With sly humour, disarming candour and an artist's eye for detail, Onley recalls a life of professional triumphs and personal tragedies. For a painter known for landscapes and collages, Onley proves a dab hand at word portraits, from haughty maharajahs and quirky Ma nxmen to the alcoholic--and even homicidal--habitués of an artists' colony in Mexico. None is more colourful than Onley himself. From the cocky schoolboy paintin g an extra petal on a daffodil to the Rolls-Royce rebel facing down Revenue Canada--and winning--Onley's passion for art and zest for life leap from e very page. Art lovers will cherish his lucid, unaffected insights into the creative process, not to mention the lavish illustrations, representing eve ry stage of Onley's career. An Officer of the Order of Canada, Toni Onley was born in 1928 on the Isle of Man, where he received his early training and was influenced by the work of the great British watercolourists. He came to Canada in 1948. Onley's work is featured in galleries around the w 
Price: 1500.00 JPY
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17 Orford, Rosamond WATER COLOURS : PHOTOGRAPHS BY ROSAMOND ORFORD
UpCountry Publishing 2002 0615120954 / 9780615120959 Hardcover Very Good+ 
A crisp clean hardcover, no markings throughout. 
Price: 1500.00 JPY
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PIERRE AUGUSTE RENOIR, Publishing, Taschen
18 Publishing, Taschen PIERRE AUGUSTE RENOIR
Taschen 1996 3822885916 / 9783822885918 Perfect Paperb Near Fine 
Postcards 
Price: 800.00 JPY
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HUNDERTWASSER (TASCHEN 25TH ANNIVERSARY), Rand, Harry
19 Rand, Harry HUNDERTWASSER (TASCHEN 25TH ANNIVERSARY)
Taschen 2007 3822834165 / 9783822834169 Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 
"The straight line is godless": A vivid portrait of the artist and his art "If you and your neighbour are creative, we need not travel far. We need not walk far, because paradise is right around the corner." --Hundertwasser Friedrich Stowasser, born in Vienna in 1928, called himself Friedensreich Hundertwasser Regentag Dunkelbunt. True to the colorful variety of his names, he has pursued many activities as a painter, architect, and ecologist, and as "one who awakens identities." This presentation of Hundertwasser's work in all of its different facets is guided by the artist's own view of himself and his purpose. And, because his work is, by nature, virtually inseparable from his biography, his artistic and political actions, and equally so from the "stories" of his (ostensibly) private life, a vivid portrait of the artist takes shape before the reader's eyes. Excerpts from conversations between the author and the artist lend a sense of immediacy and authenticity to the narration. 
Price: 3200.00 JPY
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LETTERS ON CEZANNE, Rilke, Rainer Maria
20 Rilke, Rainer Maria LETTERS ON CEZANNE
Fromm Intl 1985 088064107X / 9780880641074 Paperback Very Good+ 
Minimum wear, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-library book: This collection "says more about art than any other book I know . . . These letters distill the essence of what a painting truly is . . . The greatness of Cezanne could be conveyed only by an artist equally great."--The New Yorker. 
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