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art longwood books specializes in art, architecture, with some stock in literature, music, design, books on books, history and unusual titles in many other areas.

art longwood books is a modest size book business specializing in art history, architecture, and related subjects. I also stock scholarly titles in philosophy, history, and religion. I see to most every detail personally. Books are described carefully with all discernible flaws noted. Questions are welcome, and are answered promptly.

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Aux Pays Balkaniques: Montenegro, Serbie, Bulgarie

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Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Paper wraps, as issued., intermittent pencil marking to text. faint crease to strikingly illustrated cover. very light evidence of use/age. rather well preserved copy.; french text.; published circa 1912.; this copy came from the library of irwin sanders, an american sociologist who spent much time in rural bulgaria, before and after WW2, researching his own work.; 232pp., 26 photogravures hors texte, une carte.

$39.00

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Cosmopolitanism and the National State used book

Cosmopolitanism and the National State

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$52.00

Edition: First English Language Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Princeton University Press, Princeton
Date published: 1970
ISBN-13: 9780691051772
ISBN: 0691051771

Description: Near Fine Plus in Near Fine Plus jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Hardcover in dust jacket, red cloth., only the slightest evidence of handling. clean, no writing or text markings, tight binding and hinges. a well preserved copy.; translated from german original by robert b. kimber. introduction by felix gilbert.; xvii-403pp., classic work. Read More

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Kant and the Demands of Self-Consciousness used book

Kant and the Demands of Self-Consciousness

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$32.00

Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K. /NY
Date published: 1998
ISBN-13: 9780521630771
ISBN: 0521630770

Description: Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws, clean, tightly bound, no writing or markings.; vii-286pp. Read More

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Rites and Passages: the Beginnings of Modern Jewish Culture in France, 1650-1860 used book

Rites and Passages: the Beginnings of Modern Jewish Culture in France, 1650-1860

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$42.00

Edition: First Edition/First Printing
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia
Date published: 2004
ISBN-13: 9780812238167
ISBN: 0812238168

Description: Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws, clean, tightly bound, no writing or markings.; viii-333pp., examines the resilience of jewish culture through the social and political turmoil during 200 years of french history. Read More

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Bonington

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$42.00

Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K. /NY
Date published: 1989
ISBN-13: 9780521372992
ISBN: 0521372992

Description: Fine in Fine jacket. Folio-over 12"-15" tall. Hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws, clean, tightly bound, no writing or markings.; 160pp., 135 illustrations, including 50 in color., 19th century british-born painter who trained and worked in france, lived in venice. Read More

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Architects and the "Building World" From Chambers to Ruskin: Constructing Authority used book

Architects and the "Building World" From Chambers to Ruskin: Constructing Authority

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$22.00

Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K. /NY
Date published: 2003
ISBN-13: 9780521811866
ISBN: 0521811864

Description: Fine in Near Fine Plus jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Hardcover in dust jacket., negligible bit of wear to back panel of dj. no flaws-clean, no writing or markings, tightly bound.; ix-382pp., 27 b/w illustrations., examines the evolving relationship between builders and architects in 18th and 19th century britain. the changing status of the architect and how those changes developed. Read More

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The Voyage of the Icebergs: Frederic Church's Arctic Masterpiece used book

The Voyage of the Icebergs: Frederic Church's Arctic Masterpiece

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$28.00

Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Dallas Museum of Art and Yale University Press, Dallas, TX/New Haven, CT
Date published: 2002
ISBN-13: 9780300095364
ISBN: 0300095368

Description: Fine in Fine jacket. Exhibition Catalogue. Oblong 8vo. Hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws-clean, tightly bound, no writing or markings.; 96pp., 41 color and 15 b/w illustrations. four essays. the history of church's dramatic seascape. Read More

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Modernist Montage: the Obscurity of Vision in Cinema and Literature used book

Modernist Montage: the Obscurity of Vision in Cinema and Literature

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$24.00

Edition: First Softcover Edition
Binding: Softcover
Publisher: Columbia University Press, NY
Date published: 1990
ISBN-13: 9780231071833
ISBN: 0231071833

Description: Near Fine Plus. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Wrappers., no flaws-clean, tightly bound, no writing or markings.; x-250pp., 34 b/w illustrations/stills. Read More

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Book: Very Good

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Tradition and Desire: From David to Delacroix used book

Tradition and Desire: From David to Delacroix

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$42.00

Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K. /NY
Date published: 1984
ISBN-13: 9780521241939
ISBN: 0521241936

Description: Very Good Plus in Very Good Plus jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Hardcover in dust jacket., some of the white background on the dj has age-toned, as have the outer margins of some pages, though very faintly. there are no other flaws. tight binding, no writing or markings inside or out.; xxii-228pp., 122 b/w illustrations., examines j. -l. david, j. -a. -d. ingres, eugene delacroix, and their struggle coming to terms with the limitations implied in the traditions of the art historical moments ... Read More

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Frederick Law Olmsted: the Passion of a Public Artist used book

Frederick Law Olmsted: the Passion of a Public Artist

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$25.00

Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: New York University Press, NY
Date published: 1990
ISBN-13: 9780814746066
ISBN: 0814746063

Description: Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Hardcover in dust jacket.; no flaws, clean, tightly bound, no writing or markings, very well preserved copy.; xiii-415pp., 28 b/w illustrations. detailed biographical work on the great american landscape architect and creator of central park, prospect park, and boston's franklin park.; often scarce as hardcover. Read More

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