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Artropolis 93 - Public Art and Art About Public Issues

By: N/A

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., A.T. Eight Atropolis Society: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64501145

ISBN: 1895371082

Condition: Very Good


1895371082 168 pages including index of artists. Seeks to address the new artistic, cultural, economic and political landscape by presenting many points of view on a varied terrain. Showcases the works of artists in all media concerned with public art/public issues. Everything from maquettes for realizeable art projects to playful ironic pieces that are the opposite of the practical are found in this exhibition. All illustrations in black and white. Light to moderate wear. Unmarked. View more info

Image for Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions, and of Increase in Want with Increase of Wealth.  The Remedy

Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions, and of Increase in Want with Increase of Wealth. The Remedy

By: George, Henry [Signed]

Price: $25,000.00

Publisher: New York, Henry George & Co.: 1880

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 169H4360

Condition: Good


Signed and inscribed by Henry George [1839-1897] upon first blank leaf. Publisher's brown blind-ruled cloth, gilt-lettered spine, floral endpapers; 4,xi,[3],512,[2],4,[4]pp. Moderate wear to extremities. Few light red pencil marks to four leaves. Trifles of ink writing atop front free endpaper and second blank leaf. Several thin ink lines on pages 138 and 241. Binding tight. 19 x 13 cm. George, an unknown printer in 1870's San Francisco, witnessed the city's evolution from rough encampment to wealthy metropolis, while at the same time observing the emergence of pauperism. He endeavor... View more info

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She who : a graphic book of poems with 54 images of women

By: Grahn, Judy

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Diana Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231H3698

ISBN: 0884470156

Condition: Good


0884470156 92 pages. Designed by Wendy Cadden and Karen Sjoholm. Primarily illustrated in black and white plus several color pages. "These poems, intended for reading out load, have cumulative power. Images of women in a range of forms - portraits, wildly imaginative fables, ironic parables, incantatory invocation - have a formal, ritual quality. My feeling when I read the final lines was as if a new Genesis, a strong myth of women, had begun." - back cover. Unmarked with average wear. Short opening between front cover and top of spine. A worthy copy of this treasured work. View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 18 November (Nov.) 1961: The Story Behind Runner Bruce Kidd / House Pets a Health Threat? / Rene Levesque

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 18 November (Nov.) 1961: The Story Behind Runner Bruce Kidd / House Pets a Health Threat? / Rene Levesque

By: Gray, Grattan; Wilson, Prof. J. Tuzo; Tyrwhitt, J.; Robertson, Terence; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2449

Condition: Good


74 pages. Features: What Happens When Parents Start a School of Their Own?; The Friendly Way to Have Hair-Raising Adventures at Home - The National Geographic Society; A Guide to Radioactive Fallout; The Real Point About Bruce Kidd - Very uplifting article about a fine young Malvern Collegiate student, written by his dad; Plasma Physics Researcher Morrel Bachynski of RCA Victori in Montreal; James Goad was trapped in the carrier Nabob after it was hit by a torpedo; Rene Levesque - The Man in the Middle of Quebec's New Deal; No Thinking Man Would Keep a Pet; The Ironic Birth of "O Canada&... View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, March (Mar.) 25, 1961: The Young Canadians - Four-Section Report

By: Gzowski, Peter; Poy (Clarkson), Adrienne; Hedlin, Ralph; Acton, Colin; MacDermot, Anne; Sclanders, Ian

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2434

Condition: Fair


70 pages. Features: Fourteen young, successful, but not necessarily complacent people - Father Louis Laurendeau, Elaine Bedard, David Owen, Gordon Whitmore, Adrian Vilandre, Martin Lavut, Zubin Mehta, Lynn Seymour, David Ferguson, David Gauthier, Michel Gelinas; What six young politicians think and do about politics - Brian Mulroney, David Greenspan, John Brewin, Ted Rogers (later of Rogers media fame), Jean David, Jean-Pierre Fournier; Short Story by Adrienne Poy (Clarkson) - Ring Around October; A look at the Middle-Aged Young by a reporter their age who finds they are bored by easy success... View more info

Kicking Against the Pricks

By: Metcalf, John

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Downsview, ON, Canada, Ecw Pr: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35801338

ISBN: 0920802397

Condition: Fair


0920802397 216 pages. Includes nine essays which focus on Metcalf's role as a Canadian writer. Outrageous, cutting, ironic, and informed. A devastating expose of the ignorance and backbiting which he sees as characteristic of book reviewing and literary criticism in Canada. Very well worn. Half title page removed. View more info

Why Is There Salt in the Sea? (European Women Writers)

By: Schwaiger, Brigitte

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, U.S.A., University of Nebraska Press: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56402830

ISBN: 0803241747

Condition: Very Good


0803241747 126 pages. "Recalls Scott Fitzgerald's dictum that all good writing is swimming underwater and holding your breath. This deeply ironic monologue shows the heroine floundering in a patriarchal society bounded by set expectations and cliched responses." - from dust jacket. Some markings and underlining. Very light wear to book. Moderate wear to dust jacket. Nice copy. View more info