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Image for Inside the Visible: An Elliptical Traverse of 20th Century Art in, of, and From the Feminine

Inside the Visible: An Elliptical Traverse of 20th Century Art in, of, and From the Feminine

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, The MIT Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AH3713

ISBN: 0262540819

Condition: Good


0262540819 495 pages. Illustrated in color and black and white. "Presents a provocative reading of artwork by over thirty women artists of vastly different backgrounds and experiences. Focuses on three periods (the 1930s-40s, the 1960s-70s, and the 1990s) that anticipated waves of political repression, nationalism, and xenophobia, and in which artistic practice was often redefined." - back cover. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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War, Occupation, and Creativity: Japan and East Asia, 1920-1960

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, University of Hawaii Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 541H1306

ISBN: 0824824334

Condition: Good


0824824334 405 pages. Footnotes. Index. Illustrated in black and white. "The first interdisciplinary attempt to address the social, political, and spiritual significance of the modern arts both in Japan and its empire between 1920 and 1960. These forty years, punctuated by war, occupation, and reconstruction, were turbulent and brutal, but also important and even productive for the arts." - from back cover. Moderate wear. Minimal light pencil markings to contents. A sound working copy. View more info

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Quilt of Belonging: The Invitation Project

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Boston Mills Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153C7996

ISBN: 1550464353

Condition: Very Good


1550464353 296 pages. Bibliography. Index. "The Invitation Project's magnificent Quilt of Belonging is the largest collaborative work of textile art to be created on a national scale. With 263 squares representing 71 Aboriginal groups and 192 immigrant nationalities found in Canada, the Quilt will prove a lasting testimony to our country's multicultural heritage and identity." - from front flap. Printed upon glossy stock. Wonderful colour photography throughout. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. View more info

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Selections from the Westburne Collection

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Edmonton Art Gallery: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128H4241

ISBN: 0889500290

Condition: Very Good


0889500290 48 pages. Illustrated primarily in colour upon glossy stock. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for A Passion For Art: The Art and Dynamics of the Limners

A Passion For Art: The Art and Dynamics of the Limners

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Sono Nis Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC7159

ISBN: 1550390708

Condition: Very Good


1550390708 106 pages. Footnotes. Illustrated in colour and black and white. "An insightful look at an unusual group of British Columbia artists. For over a quarter of a century, 17 artists working in 11 media have met, talked, argued, partied, grown and thrived in their disparate pursuit of art and, despite wide differences, have succeeded not only as individual creators but also as a creative group." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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The Life of Emily Carr

By: Blanchard, Paula

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463C6520

ISBN: 0295965460

Condition: Good


0295965460 331 pages. Selected bibliography and reference notes. Index. Colour and black and white plates. "A model biography, a perfect blend of careful , caring scholarship with the human presence of Carr and a sensitive author' - Doris Shadbolt. Minor lean to spine. Moderate wear. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper else clean and unmarked. A quality copy. View more info

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Native Visions: Evolution in Northwest Coast Art from the 18th through the 20th century

By: Brown, Steven C.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Washington Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738G4532

ISBN: 0295976586

Condition: Good


0295976586 216 pages. Index. List of sources. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of similar name which ran from February 19, 1998 to September 6, 1999. Printed upon glossy stock and gloriously illustrated with primarily color photography. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding sound. A quality copy. View more info

The Spy Story

By: Cawelti, John G.; Rosenberg, Bruce A.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Chicago, IL, U.S.A., University of Chicago Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56403453

ISBN: 0226098680

Condition: Good


0226098680 259 pages including index. "In a complex world which many face with feelings of ambiguous and divided loyalties, the role of secrecy and intrique in fantasy has grown progressively more significant. This work shows how some writers, by understanding and exploiting the public's need for such fantasies, have created successful novels - and, sometimes, major works of art." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Usual library markings. View more info

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The Art Fabric: Mainstream

By: Constantine, Mildred; Larsen, Jack Lenor

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Japan, Kodansha USA Inc: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 856C7054

ISBN: 0870117548

Condition: Good


0870117548 272 pages. Index. Glossary. Prosusely illustrated with black and white, and colour photography. "This sweeping survey of Art Fabric works, objects, and activity in the important decade of the 1970's is a roaring statement of artistic truth. The relative youth of this movement is reflected in the vigor of the works presented. Yet their technical maturity and aesthetic soundness and honesty reflect a tradition of great antiquity... Far more than just a valuable documentation of the art fabric movement, this book is a statement of love for this medium by authors who are majo... View more info

Making Money: An Insider's Perspective on Finance, Politics, and Canada's Central Bank

By: Crow, John W.

Price: $119.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Wiley: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 42902281

ISBN: 0470831804

Condition: Fine


0470831804 256 pages including index. "Offers a rare glimpse behind the curtain of Canada's central bank: what it is, what it does, how it functions, and the policy choices and constraints it struggles with. Demystifies the arcane art of central banking, proving that the Bank of Canada matters in the life of every Canadian, and showing what it takes to have a good policy for money, whether in Canada or in any country." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked. Very light wear to dust jacket. Splendid copy. View more info

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Canadian Impressionism

By: Duval, Paul; Paul Duval

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, McClelland&Stewart, Inc.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 639A4698

ISBN: 0771029640

Condition: Very Good


0771029640 166 pages. Bibliography. "This beautiful volume, full of light and colour that characterize most Impressionist art, is a thoroughly enjoyable guide to Canadian Impressionist painting from roughly 1885 to 1920. It brings together for the first time in book form, the Canadian representatives of the world's most popular and accessible school of painting, offering a totally fresh look at a now-vanished society, and presenting a strong contrast to the isolated, unpopulated vision of the country usually portrayed by the Group of Seven - although members of that group are represente... View more info

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The Fourth Dimension And Non-Euclidean Geometry in Modern Art

By: Henderson, Linda Dalrymple

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, U.S.A., Princeton University Press: 1983

Edition: Limited Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 53AC7095

ISBN: 0691101426

Condition: Good


0691101426 455 pages plus section of black and white plates. "As a prelude to her analysis of modern art in France, Italy, Russia, Holland, and America, author provides a history of the popularization of the n-dimensional and non-Euclidean geometries during the nineteenth century. In particular, discusses writers who developed the philosophical and mystical implications of higher spatial dimensions and traces their influence on the major art movements of the period. The fourth dimension and non-Euclidean geometry captured the imagination of the contemporary public. This lost tradition ... View more info

Actors as Artists

By: Jim McMullan; Dick Gautier

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston, MA, U.S.A., Tuttle Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 63400687

ISBN: 0804817839

Condition: Fine


0804817839 164 pages. A tribute to the stars of stage and screen, past and present who are also gifted visual artists. Over seventy well-known actors and actresses have contributed their works of art - works that reveal a facet of their personalities many have never seen. Specially commissioned photographs taken inside their homes, gardens, and art studios, complement this stunning and varied collection of paintings, drawings, and sculpture. Book very lightly worn, clean, bright and unmarked. Price-clipped dust jacket bears one inch tear with missing chunk at top of front panel else is li... View more info

Craftsman of the Cumberlands: Tradition and Creativity (Publications of the American Folklore Society. New Series)

By: Jones, Michael Owen

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Lexington, KY, U.S.A., Univ Pr of Kentucky: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52300989

ISBN: 0813101832

Condition: Very Good


0813101832 289 pages including index. An extensive revision of 'The Hand Made Object and Its Maker.' Concentrating upon the work of one man, woodworker and chairmaker Chester Cornett, Jones not only describes the tools and techniques employed by Cornett but also his aspirations and values. Unmarked. Light wear. Tight and unmarked. Very good copy. View more info

Image for Qamanittuaq drawings by Baker Lake artists: From the collection of the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre

Qamanittuaq drawings by Baker Lake artists: From the collection of the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre

By: Macdonald Stewart Art Centre

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 634H1478

ISBN: 0920810632

Condition: Very Good


0920810632 46 pages. Text in English and Inuktitut. Illustrated in colour. Catalogue for an exhibition held at Baker Lake Inuit Heritage Centre, Baker Lake, N.W.T., June 3, 1998 - Jan. 3, 1999 and traveling to other galleries. Clean, bright and unmarked. A nice copy. View more info

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Stones and Other Works

By: Magee, Alan

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Harry N Abrams Inc: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 258A7444

ISBN: 0810923416

Condition: Very Good


0810923416 16" x 12". 28 Colour plates. "Magee... can legitimately be described as one of the finest representational painters at work in America today." - from Foreword. "Alan Magee's drawings relay a sense of the miraculousness, the incredible complication yet perfect logic in the structure of the simplest everyday things." - John Canaday in the Saturday Review. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Image for Jean - Sheet Music for Piano and Voice - From the 20th Century Fox Film "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie"

Jean - Sheet Music for Piano and Voice - From the 20th Century Fox Film "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie"

By: McKuen, Rod

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Twentieth Century Music Corporation: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 659C9717

Condition: Good


4 pages. Nice cover art. Average wear. Pricing details on front cover otherwise unmarked. A quality copy. View more info

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Canadian Collector Magazine, January/February 1977, Vol. 12 No. 1

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 763A9293

Condition: Good


Features: John Morritt and Upper Canada Antiques; The Brantford Pottery - The Early Years - 1849-1867; Helmcken Testimonial Silver; 20th Century Nova Scotia Folk Art; Canada Military Buttons; 18 Chairs from Nova Scotia; John Allward Stained Glass Windows; Collecting Chinese Ceramics - I; and more. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

Image for North: A Bi-Monthly Publication of the Northern Administration Branch: Bound Issues, January Through  December 1966 - Volume 13

North: A Bi-Monthly Publication of the Northern Administration Branch: Bound Issues, January Through December 1966 - Volume 13

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 857C6101

Condition: Very Good


Over one inch thick. Many black and white photos. Features include: Through the Fields of Chukchi - a report of a Russian icebreaker's trip through a frozen sea; Along the Walnut Run - an N.F.B. story of the Nodwell Transporters, all-Canadian mechanical monsters; Tin Can Line is a Mighty Fine Line - a fast trip along a fantastic railway; Pioneering Arctic Air Services in Greenland - Scheduled Helicopter Flights; Transportation and the Settlement Frontier in the Mackenzie Valley Area; 175 Years after Mackenzie - a trip along the route of the great explorer; Beasts of Burden - a chapter from a... View more info

Image for The Antiques Journal, June 1975 *Novels of Edagar Rice Burroughs*

The Antiques Journal, June 1975 *Novels of Edagar Rice Burroughs*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Babka Publishing Co.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 244C7826

Condition: Fair


66 pages. Features: The Enduring Novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs - a great reference for collectors; Art of the Eskimo; The Big Boom in Radio Premiums; The Frost Garrison Compound; Stoneware; Dower Chests; Collecting Early Telegraphic Apparatus; Lavalieres; 20th Century Dolls - Ginny. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this informative issue. View more info