Land des Verkäufers
Verlag: Brooklyn Museum & Pantheon Books New York, 1979, 1979
30.0 x 23.0cms, 232pp, b/w & colour illusts (exhibition catalogue) Late 19th century Americans recombined elements of American and Western history in eclectic ways in order to create a new American heritage that would provide a backdrop for the pageant of their projected greatness. They wanted to combine painting, sculpture, the decorative arts, architecture and landscape into a creative amalgamation.
Verlag: Brooklyn Museum New York 1979, 1979
1st edition hardback with dust jacket Nice copy large octavo ix + 214pp., col. & b/w pls., bibliog., index, 'Late 19th century Americans recombined elements of American & Western history in eclectic ways in order to create a new American heritage that would provide a backdrop for the pageant of their projected greatness'. Exhibition catalogue.
Verlag: The Brooklyn Museum, distributed by Pantheon Books, 1979
Hardcover. Zustand: Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine. First Edition. A fine and compelling, accessible work of art and social history, focusing on the American Renaissance in painting, sculpture, and arts and crafts from the 1880s to and through the first several decades of the 20th century. Architecture, landscape and city planning, too. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Bound handsomely in a marbled tan paper over boards, light tan cloth-backed. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Produced to augment an exhibition of the same name held at the Brooklyn Museum. , 5-232 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.