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PAUL KLEE: THE BERGGRUEN KLEE COLLECTION IN THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
Written by Sabine Rewald. Illustrated by Paul Klee.
Stock no. 1822332
Published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Klee is one of today's most popular artists. Ninety works by Klee have been given to The Metropolitan Museum of Art by one of the postwar era's leading art dealers and collectors, Heinz Berggruen, and are published together in this volume. Also contains a candid interview with the artist's only son, Felix, which took place in Bern in February 1986. Large format. White cloth boards, navy blue titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0810912155. Third printing. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine & top front edge and lightly scuffed.

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FLORA DOMESTICA: A HISTORY OF BRITISH FLOWER ARRANGING 1500-1930
Written by Mary Rose Blacker.
Stock no. 1822017
Published by The National Trust; Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st USA 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of floral decoration from the delicate bouquets of the sixteenth century to the extravagant displays of the Victorian and Edwardian periods. Includes a useful guide to historic plant and flower varieties available today. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0707803802. Top edge of spine lightly worn with tiny nibble. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and scuffed to rear panel.

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CUBISM AND TWENTIETH-CENTURY ART
Written by Robert Rosenblum.
Stock no. 2123680
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 3rd Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine. American edition. 268 illustrations, including 40 plates in full colour. ISBN: 0810907674.

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WINSOR MCCAY HIS LIFE AND ART
Written by John Canemaker; Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Winsor McCay.
Stock no. 2122440
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Revised and Expanded edition. Foreword by Sendak. This the only biography of one of America's greatest and most influential cartoonists, Winsor McCay (1867-1934), the universally acknowledged first master of both the comic strip and the animated cartoon. Although invented by others, both genres were developed into enduring popular art of highest imagination through McCay's innovative genius. He attributed his considerable success to "an absolute craving to draw pictures all the time." ISBN: 0810959410. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with small nick to edge of rear panel.

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THE ART OF MAURICE SENDAK 1980 TO THE PRESENT
Written by Tony Kushner. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1608927
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. c. 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Dark blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0810944480. Wrapper is edge creased with small closed tear at base of spine.

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