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1 Afrika (Sergei Bugaev) Afrika: Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, January 15-February 22, 1992, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York, April ... Columbus, Ohio, April 2-June 13, 1993
0945192088 / 9780945192084 Paperback Very Good 
Softcover installation catalogue, with no marks or flaws. No writing in book. Has a trace of very slight wear to edges; light rubbing to rear cover. Exhibition was entitled Afrika. Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Travelled to Queens Museum of Art, New York; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama; the Wolfsonian and New World Galleries, Miami-Dade Community College; and the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio. Curated by Louis Grachos. 
Price: 26.50 USD
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2 Andrew Jones,‎ Gavin MacGregor Colouring the Past: The Significance of Colour in Archaeological Research
Bloomsbury Academic 2002 1859735479 / 9781859735473 Paperback New 
New softcover. NO marks or flaws. 
Price: 16.95 USD
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3 George L Hersey The Evolution of Allure: Sexual Selection from the Medici Venus to the Incred.
MIT Press 1996 0262082446 / 9780262082440 Hardcover As new 
Bright hardcover in dust jacket. A clean copy, with no marks or flaws; no sign of wear. 236 pages. The beauty of the human body has found a daring beholder in art historian George Hersey, who for the first time brings modern Darwinian theories of sexual selection (mate competition, attractor manipulation, and the like) into the history of art. "The Evolution of Allure" shows how Western art has channeled mate choice, exploiting the cosmetics, clothes, muscles, organs, and ornaments that showcase the body. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Heiferman, Marvin; Carole Kismaric I'm So Happy: A Picture-Perfect Adventure Story
Vintage 1990 0679720952 / 9780679720959 Paperback New 
Bright, new softcover. NO marks or flaws. A celebration of kitsch! 
Price: 60.00 USD
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5 Himmelfarb, Gertrude Poverty And Compassion: The Moral Imagination of the Late Victorians
Knopf 1991 0679401199 / 9780679401193 Hardcover As new As new 
First Printing. Hardcover in glossy dust jacket. No marks or flaws; no sign of wear. 475 pages.

On the book's publication, Library Journal said the author "is the reigning authority on Victorian social thought... She examines Charles Booth and Beatrice Webb, the Salvation Army and the Fabians, the development of concepts such as unemployment and the poverty line. But she also considers both historians' attitudes toward Victorian thought and its relevance to our present dilemmas. A masterful and incisive study and highly readable; essential for Victorian specialists, those interested in the history of social thought, and collections serving either." 
Price: 15.00 USD

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6 Parton, Anthony Mikhail Larionov and the Russian Avant-Garde
0691026203 / 9780691026206 New 
Bright, clean softcover. New, with no marks or flaws. 
Price: 20.50 USD
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7 Richard Kostelanetz Esthetics Contemporary
0879750944 / 9780879750947 New 
Glossy softcover. Faint shelf wear. Still a handsome copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Samir al-Khalil The Monument: Art, Vulgarity and Responsibility in Iraq
University of California Press 1991 0520073762 / 9780520073760 Paperback Very Good 
Like new softcover, but rear cover is rubbed a bit. NO marks or writing in book. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Soltes, Ori Z. Fixing the World: Jewish American Painters in the Twentieth Century
Brandeis University 2002 1584650494 / 9781584650492 Hardcover Fine 
New condition hardcover in glossy dust jacket, with NO marks. 160 pages, illustrated. 90 illus. (56 color)

Soltes applies a keen eye and perceptive esthetic sensibility to brief essays about both native-born and immigrant artists who have explored subjects ranging from immigration and urban society to the Holocaust and to spiritual yearnings.. —ART News 
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10 [PAZ, OCTAVIO] Daedalus: Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences- How Others See the United States, Vol. 101, No. 4 (Fall, 1972)
Daedalus 1972 Paaperback Very Good 
Softcover journal, published 1972. Clean throughout, but spine is sunned and edges a little toned. Noteworthy essay by Octavio Paz on Eroticism and Gastronomy in the USA. Also an essay on American cities through English eyes by architect Richard Llewelyn-Davies. A very nice but used copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Picasso and the Allure of Language (Yale University Art Gallery), [PICASSO] Greenberg Fisher, Susan
11 [PICASSO] Greenberg Fisher, Susan Picasso and the Allure of Language (Yale University Art Gallery)
Yale University 2009 0300135467 / 9780300135466 Paperback New 
Brand new softcover, still sealed in publisher's original shrinkwrap. NO marks or flaws; no signs of wear or handling. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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