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Dictionary of British Flower, Fruit and Still Life Painters: 1515-1849 v. 1

By: N/A

Price: $286.80

Publisher: U.K., F.Lewis Publishers Ltd: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63400922


0853170169 Volume I covers 1515-1849 while Volume II spans 1850-1950. Volume I is 40 pages plus a large collection of black and white plates. Volume II is 37 pages plus another large collection of full-page black and white plates. Inclusions in this work are restricted to painters for whom, in at least one known painting the inclusion of representational flowers, fruit or still life has been of major importance. This definition allows the inclusion of many of the alm... View more info

Dorset, 1983

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Carswell Legal Pubns: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73202620


0458970603 81 pages. Full of illustrations, some of which are in colour. "I believe we are fortunate to witness a living folk art at its vibrant height, full of life and meaning. There is no telling where this powerful Inuit art will go or how long it will survive." - James Houston. Above-average wear. Some damp stains. Binding intact. Unmarked. View more info

The Great Book Of Wildfowl Decoys-Waterfowl Studies

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Modern Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25802883


0888902263 320 pages. Presents decoys in the most sensible and comprehensive way: by region, with each region discussed by a recognized expert in that area. Thus the entire range of decoys is covered, from Canada down the Atlantic Coast and inland along streams and rivers to Louisiana and up the Mississippi to the Great Lakes and across to California and Oregon. Also included are chapters on European decoys, the history of decoys, how decoys were made, and how to go a... View more info

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The History of Glass

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Black Cat: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 145A7057


0748102469 288 pages. Glossary, bibliography, index. "The authoritative, clearly written text, and more than 275 colour and 50 black and white photographs, make this book a visually exciting presentation of all kinds of glassware (including some rarely photographed pieces) as well as an invaluable work of reference for all students and lovers of the decorative arts." - from dust jacket. Usual library markings. Above-average but not excessive wear. Worthy re... View more info

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Daylight in the Swamp: Memoirs of Selwyn Dewdney

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Dundurn: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 815A1564


1550022512 191 pages. Bibliography. "The bush memoirs of Selwyn Dewdney, a noted Canadian artist and recorder of native rock art." - from dust jacket. Black and white illustrations. Average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy working copy. View more info

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Bruce Weber

By: N/A

Price: $699.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred Knopf: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 854A2137


0394572467 140 full-page black and white male portraits. Book tight and unmarked with light wear. Originally issued with two dust jackets, the outer semi-opaque jacket of this copy has been replaced with clear, protective mylar. The attractive inner jacket is nicely preserved and bears only light peripheral edgewear and no tears. There is a very faint cup ring on the dust jacket front panel. A high quality copy of this handsome collection. Additional photos availa... View more info

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The art of Alex Colville

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 854A2681


007092497X 211 pages. Index. "This richly illustrated book represents the full scope of Colville's work. There are the early canvases; the war art commissioned when he was overseas with the Canadian forces; the highly praised designs of Canada's Centennial coins issued in 1967; and such latter-day masterpieces as Pacific, To Prince Edward Island, and January. In all, forty-eight major works are reproduced in full colour, with fifty-six black-and-white illustratio... View more info

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Michael Kenna: A Twenty-Year Retrospective

By: N/A

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Ram Pubns & Dist: 1995

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 855A2737


4845709643 Attractively signed and inscribed by Michael Kenna upon title page. "Michael's photographs are islands of serenity and silence in a loud and chaotic world... Instinctively he recognizes the source of his inspiration. The image reveals itself to him... His prints are exquisitely seductive, spiritual experiences akin to poetry or music." - from Introduction by Ruth Bernhard. List of 130 full-page plates laid in. Clean, bright and unmarked with neglig... View more info

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Darwin Wiggett Photographs Canada

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Whitecap Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 856C5291


1551106213 127 pages. Large oblong coffee-table-sized book, 11.5" x 14.5". What a beautiful book! The two-page photo of Florencia Bay, B.C. will hold you spellbound. "In his words, as in his photographs, Darwin shares a profound view of the landscape. From the ethereal water of Rushing River, scrambling over layers of Canadian Shield, to a wintery wall of trees in British Columbia's Manning Provincial Park, this book is a unique combination of colour, li... View more info

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Fine Photography, American and European Art

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Heffel Gallery, Limited: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC7197


0968702600 67 pages. Index. 91 lots. Auction results sheet laid in. Clean and bright with light wear. Glossy colour plates throughout. View more info

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Bangladesh: First Impressions

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, 100 Books Publ. Co.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC7205


0976376512 86 plates in colour and black and white. The author's photographic first impressions of Bangladesh. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. View more info

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Poster Prices VIII: Prices Realized and Index to over 21,000 Rare Posters Sold at Auction, 1985-2005

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Poster Auctions Intl Inc: 2005

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 53AC8376


1929530277 Unpaginated. 5/8" Thick. "This book should be taken with you wherever you go in your search for your dream poster. To galleries, to poster fairs, to flea markets, to make sure that you always know the most up-to-date fair-market-value of any poster that crosses your path." - from first page. Clean and unmarked. Light wear with the exception of bump to top of spine resulting in two inch opening along top of back cover. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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American Service Stations: 1935 Through 1943 Photo Archive (Photo Archives)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Enthusiast Books: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 116C8929


1882256271 141 pages. Bibliography. Marvelous black and white photos throughout. "From Mom and Pop groceries with their single pump to metropolitan full-service show places, relive the era when uniformed attendants pumped gas, washed windows, and checked the battery, oil and tires; and stations resembled everything from Greek temples to lighthouses... Presents a nostalgic look at gasoline and service stations of the period, through photographs specially selected f... View more info

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Museums in the 21st Century: Concepts, Projects, Buildings

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Germany, Prestel Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 537C9347


3791335766 215 pages with 396 colour and 187 black and white illustrations. "Discusses the most important trends in modern architecture and, at the same time, documents increasingly intensive exchanges on an international level, portraying outstanding, future-oriented museum buildings and projects from 2000 to 2010 on four continents... A closer look at twenty-six projects, either completed, planned or still under construction provides a broadly based overview of cu... View more info

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Itukiagatta!: Inuit Sculpture from the Collection of the TD Bank Financial Group

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Not Avail: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738C9531


0888848005 72 pages. Exhibition catalogue. Glorious colour photography. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. An excellent copy. View more info

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Denim : From Cowboys to Catwalks - A Visual History of the World's Most Legendary Fabric

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: U.K., Aurum Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC9903


1854107917 128 pages. Gorgeous colour photography throughout including many shots of vintage pieces of denim apparel - with their tags still affixed! "A history and celebration of all aspects of denim... Delves deep into the archives to explain the origins and development of blue jeans, exploding many myths in the process... Features previously unseen pictures of denim-clad icons such as Robert Mitchum, Eddie Cochran and Jackson Pollock, plus specially commissione... View more info

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Artisan, a collection of Kootenay artisans and their work

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Kootenay Boundary Artisans' Alliance: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 547C9993


0969127804 60 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white and colour photography. Artists include: Ed Bamiling, Ursula Le Foley, Tom Lynn, A.Y. Bain, Ann Swanson Gross, Carol Gaskin, Katherine Armstrong, John Smith, and many more. Light wear. Unmarked. A quality copy. View more info

A Dictionary of Canadian Artists, Vol. 3: Jacobi to Lismer

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, Canada, Canadian Paperbacks Publishing, Limited: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15803455


0919554059 "Widely acclaimed by art gallery officials, librarians, art dealers, auctioneers, artists, teachers, art historians and collectors this dictionary has the most extensive bibliography ever published on this subject." - from back cover. Usual library markings. Average wear. Solid copy. View more info

A Dictionary of Canadian Artists, Vol. 3: Jacobi to Lismer

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, Canada, Canadian Paperbacks Publishing, Limited: 1989

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 15803456


0919554059 "Widely acclaimed by art gallery officials, librarians, art dealers, auctioneers, artists, teachers, art historians and collectors this dictionary has the most extensive bibliography ever published on this subject." - from back cover. Usual library markings. Average wear. Solid copy. View more info

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Mark Tobey

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Art Gallery of Greater Victoria: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 548C9530


088885059X Printed upon glossy stock. Includes exhibition list and 46 plates in colour and black and white. Biography. Selected Bibliography. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. A quality copy. View more info