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Stokstad, Marilyn (Editor) & Other Contributors. ART HISTORY. New York City, NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1999. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 1312 pages. As New.

Revised and Expanded Edition of the modern classic. Massive and ambitious history of art in two volumes. A stupendous new production by Harry N. Abrams: Mustard silk cloth boards with titles embossed on spine, as issued. Art by various contributors throughout the ages. Edited by Marilyn Stokstad. Essays by various art expert/scholars. Special Sections on the varieties of artistic techniques. Dazzling pictorial slipcase. Printed on thick coated stock paper in the United States to the highest standards. Without DJ's, as issued. Tracing the beginnings, evolution, and rise of the arts in all world civilizations, this is a complete and comprehensive history, covering the Western tradition as well as the cultures of the Middle East, South Asia, East Asia, Africa, the Pacific Islands, and the Americas. Written by a team of experts writing about painting, sculpture, architectural designs and drawings, photographs, works in metal, ceramics, and textiles, among many other works, in an accessible manner. Possibly the definitive and surely an indispensable reference book on its rich, diverse, and fascinating subject. A "must-have" title for all art history collectors. This title has been out-of-print as a hardcover for a very long time and is now highly collectible. It quickly went into multiple subsequent printings, including a Second Edition that is dated 2001. This is one of relatively few copies of the First Revised and Expanded Edition (1999) still available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A very scarce copy thus. Lavishly illustrated on every page with photographs of sites, works, artists, and other pertinent visual aids. Hundreds of black-and-white and color reproductions and illustrations. A flawless collectible copy. . ISBN 0810906104. $150.00

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