Book Sale

National Sculpture Society has the following books for sale:

Please note, pricing includes shipping.  Mailing within the USA only.  NO International Sales.

Please allow up to two weeks for your order to arrive.

The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial 

by Lawrence Halprin

Written by the world-renowned architect who designed the landmark, the book tells the story of this remarkable memorial, twenty years in the making.

Paperback: 144 pages

Publisher: Chronicle Books (1997)

On sale for $11

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Voices In Bronze

by Philip F. Palmedo and Eliza Hicks

Voices in Bronze recounts the creation of Richard McDermott Miller’s St. James Triad, an over-life-sized bronze sculpture of connected female figures.  The book describes the complex process nature of the work, along with the thoughts and feelings of the sculptor, the models, and the other participants in the process.

Hardcover: 160 pages

Publisher: Netsource Dist Services (1999)

On sale for $13

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Heading for New York: A Sculptor’s Journey

Richard McDermott Miller’s autobiography – his life as an artist.  The story covers the period between his birth and his 40th year, when he became a full-time sculptor in New York City. Miller served as NSS president, received numerous accolades for his sculpture and earned the nickname “The Figure Sculptor of Soho”.

“The generations of artists who follow will get inspiration and energy from his sculptures. I hope they will also – at least sometimes – have the privilege of discerning the lovely, decent, kind man who made them.” – Dick Barnet, Sculptor

Paperback: 157 pages

Publisher: Ibrod Press (2006)

On sale for $20

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Paul Wayland Bartlett and the Art of Patination

by Carol P. Adil and Dr. Henry A. DePhillips, Jr.

Paperback: 80 pages

Publisher: Paul Wayland Bartlett Society (1991)

Read the notes that Paul Wayland Bartlett took during his extensive research into the art of patination.  In 1895, Bartlett was awarded the title of Knight of the Legion of Honor, at a time when the only other American sculptor with this same grade was Augustus Saint-Gaudens.

On sale for $10

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The Glory of Wine 

by Gloria Bley Miller

An exploration of wine from the vineyard to the bottle. The book covers the basics of wine production, the important wine-producing countries and the three wine types (still, sparkling and fortified). It also includes essential information on the buying, storing and serving of wine. The book concludes with an easy-to-read Glossary of Grape Varieties, a Vocabulary of Taste, and a key to deciphering wine labels.

Paperback: 366 pages

Publisher: Ibrod Press (2001)

On sale for $15