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1 American Paintings of Ports and Harbors 1774-1968 Dodge, Joseph Jeffers
Jacksonville, Florida Cummer Gallery of Art 1969 1st Edition Soft cover Fine None, as Issued Book 
This softcover exhibition catalogue features 35 works of fine art that show American ports and harbors of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. So much work has been focused on the ships themselves that this group showing the ports is a nice variation on a theme. 18 of the works are illustrated in black and white. The exhibition included works from 18 museums, 9 private collections and 3 art dealers. Works by Joseph Blunt, Childe Hassam, Richard Fish, Fitz Hugh Lane and many more are included. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Classical Taste in America 1800-1840, Cooper, Wendy A.
2 Classical Taste in America 1800-1840 Cooper, Wendy A.
New York, New York, U.S.A. Abbeville Pr 1993 1558593853 / 9781558593855 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 
This large hard cover book has 308 pages and 216 illustrations most of which are in color. It's a study of the Classical period influence and tastes and includes furniture, fine art, textiles, glass, etc. Very fine condition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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3 La Femme: The Influence of Whistler and Japanese Print Masters on American Art 1880-1917, Exhibit, Oct.26-Dec. 30,1983 NYC Levine, Gary & Preato, Robert R. & Tyler, Francine
New York Grand Central Art Galleries 1983. Book 
vg, hardcover in DJ w/minor wear. Illustrated by 125 B&W and color illust. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Marine Paintings and Drawings in Mystic Seaport Museum Brewington, Dorothy E. R.
Mystic, Connecticut Mystic Seaport Museum 1982 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Fine Book 
Hardcover. Blue cloth, gilt letters on spine & front cover, teal & color illus. paper dust jacket, 219 pp., 476 bw illus. & 18 color plates. More than one thousand marine paintings and drawings are catalogued in this volume. Contains 635 catalogue entries. Lists American, European and Oriental artists. The entries are organized alphabetically. A nicely put together book, and an important resource for anyone researching a maritime artist or painting. The overall condition of this book and dust jacket are Very Fine. There is some foxing visible on the outside edges of the pages when the book is closed. Interior is clean. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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5 Old Ship Prints Chatterton, E. Keble
London Spring Books 1965 2nd Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 
This hardcover book with dust jacket is considered one of the early staples on the subject of ship prints. The contents include 9 chapters: Introduction; The First Ship Prints; Shipping and Engraving; Art and Adventure; Prints and the Ride of Sea-Power; Mezzotint and Aquatint; Early Nineteenth-Century Ship Prints; Merchant Ship Prints; Prints of Fore-and-Aft Vessels and an Index. There are 69 prints shown in either color or black-and-white, with a listing in the front of the book. Binding is solid. The bottom of the back cover and the last half of book show old damp stains on the bottom edges of the pages.No sticking or mold. The signature of "L. Francis Herreshoff", a former owner, is on the inside of the front cover. Herreshoff was a boat designer, naval architect, author and editor. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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