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HAIDA ART

By: MacDonald George F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Vancouver & Hull Quebec, Douglas & McIntyre & Canadian Museum of Civilization: 1996

Seller ID: 112557167

Condition: Very Good


black cloth, gilt spine, xi, 242 p. :pictorial endpapers, illustrations (90 color photographs, & 95 black & white photographs,), color map, 4 pp bibliography, index, The definitive work on Haida art , a superbly produced volume. In very good condition View more info

PERCYVAL TUDOR-HART, 1873-1954, Portrait of an Artist;

By: MacGregor, Alasdair, Alpin;

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, P.R. MacMillan: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123797

Condition: Very Good


orig., red, gilt pict., cloth, gilt spine, pp., xi, 261., illustrated with 30 color plates, 65 half-tone drawings and photographs, index, spine of d.j. lightly faded,Tudor-Hart was born in Montreal in 1873 where he received his early education. He began to exhibit in Paris in 1896 with the Societe des Artistes Francais. He conducted his own schol of painting in Paris from 1903 until 1913. View more info

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COPTIC FABRICS

By: Marie-Helene Rutschowscaya

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Adam Biro: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125488

ISBN: 2876600846

Condition: Fine


brown cloth, dust jacket, 159 pages : 158 illustrations (71 in color), "Translated from the French by Adam Stephenson [and others]" "Written by the Curator of the Department of Egyptian Antiquities at the Louvre, this richly illustrated study will be an invaluable reference tool for textile historians and designers and will delight all who love pattern and color, so successfullly displayed in Coptic fabrics." (from the dust jacket) View more info

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BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA; Signed Copy

By: Martin Glen Loates; Ross James

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Scarborough, Ontario, Cerebrus: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller ID: 112555620

ISBN: 0920016111

Condition: Very Good


white fabroid cover as issued, unpaginated, 24 color plates, illustrations in full color, maps, signed in ink by Glen Loates on half-title, small closed tear at lower corner of d.j.front panel, a closed tear at lower edge of d.j. rear panel, else, a sound, bright copy, Loates accomplishments include the publication of three major volumes of his work, The Art of Glen Loates (1977), Birds of North America (1979), and A Brush With Life (1984). His North American wildlife s... View more info

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NETSUKE : a guide for Collectors

By: Mary Louise O'Brien

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rutland, Vt, C.E. Tuttle Co: 1986

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 11255613

ISBN: 0804804230

Condition: Very Good


gilt dec. brown cloth, 245 pages : 145 illustrations (some color), pict. end papers, 66 page list of Netsuke Carvers, index. a very good copy in a very good d.j. View more info

GEORGE CATLIN AND THE OLD FRONTIER

By: McCracken,Harold

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123148

Condition: Fine


red cloth, gilst spine letters, 216 pages, illustrated, 36 full color reproductions, over 130 b & w illustrations, 3 pp bibliographical check list, index. a bright , clean copy in bright, clean d.j. A biography and picture gallery of the dean of Indian painters View more info

MEINRAD CRAIGHEAD;crow mother and the dog god : a retrospective.

By: Meinrad Craighead

Price: $95.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Pomegranate: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124826

ISBN: 0764924540

Condition: Fine


black,embossed moire cloth,patterned endpapers, 340 pages, illustrations (many colored), index, diepicted are 250 full color and black-and-white reproductions of the paintings and drawings of visionary artist Meinrad Craighead from the past 40 years. a clean, bright copy View more info

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W. SAWYER, PORTRAIT PAINTER

By: Michael Bell; W Sawyer; Agnes Etherington Art Centre.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ont, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125055

ISBN: 0889110018

Condition: Very Good


printed paper wraps, 95 pages, illustrations, William Sawyer (1820-1889) Canadian portrait artist/photographer based in Montreal and Kingston. The importance of Sawyer's own photographic activity rests largely with his use of the calotype, a form of early photography, which is rarely documented in Canada. Sawyer traveled extensively in Eastern Ontario to secure commissions and spent a significant time painting in Belleville. View more info

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THE HALIFAX EXPLOSION

By: Michael Dixon; Peter Hawkins

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1997

Edition: True North comics, no. 1.

Seller ID: 112556087

Condition: Fine


full color paper wraps, [24] pages, colored throughout, art by Michael Dixon ; story by Peter Hawkins, the Dec. 6,1917 Halifax explosionin comic book form. postage wil be reduced View more info

THE BIRD

By: Michelet, Jules;

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons,: 1883

Edition: New Revised Edition

Seller ID: VA 4884

Condition: Very Good


orig.red pict. gilt dec. cloth cover and spine, pp., xii, 350, illustrated with 210 illustrations by Giacomelli, all edges gilt, index, ink inscription on the front free end-paper, minor wear to edges, very slight spine fade,Translated from the French by W.H. Davenport Adams, Michelet, Jules 1798-1874 View more info

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HOMER WATSON; The Man of Doon; Signed By Author

By: Miller, Muriel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6709

Condition: Very Good


brown, gilt dec. cloth, cover and spine, 164 pages, illustrated, full color frontis., 14 full page plates,title page vignette, 25 pp catalogue raisonne, 1 pp genealogical chart, index, one of 500, signed, numbered copies, spine is faded, Size: 8 Vo., 22 Cm View more info

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CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE; with a Forward By Hans Conried

By: Miriam Kinsey; Tomoo Ogita; Tsune Sugimura

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rutland ,VT, Charles E.Tuttle Company: 1987

Edition: Third Printing, (pub.first in 1977)

Seller ID: 1124492

Condition: Very Good


dec.two-tone cloth,gilt spine, 261 pages, illustrated, includes index, 3 pp bibliography, foreword by Hans Conried ; photographs by Tomo-o Ogita and Tsune Sugimura ; sketches by Adelheid Roth Roscher. a clean, sound, tight copy View more info

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JAMAIS CONTENTS;

By: Munari, Bruno

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions du Pre-aux-Clercs: 1946

Seller ID: 1124352

Condition: Fair


color printed pictorial boards; with list of published and forthcoming titles in the series.(12 p), illustrated with large colored drawings depicting 6 animals, each covering 2 pages, each with movable flaps, which can be lifted to reveal more text and illustrations., Text is in French, Series title, Livre-surprise, 1, Bruno Munari......one of the last surviving members of the futurist generation, He was an important contributor to Italian art and design for most of th... View more info

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Gertrude Stein & Picasso & Juan Gris; [catalogue of an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Canada] 25 June-15 August, 1971.

By: National Gallery of Canada.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Ottawa, [Published by the National Gallery of Canada for the Corporation of the National Museums of Canada],: 1971

Seller ID: 112555602

Condition: Very Good


portfolio, 3 parts in portfolio illustrations, plates (some color)., a very good copy, (seldom found in this condition) Contents: pt. 1. Gertrude Stein and Pablo Picasso and Juan Gris in Paris, 1903-1920 -- pt. 1a. Gertrude Stein as a collector, an introduction by Jean Sutherland Boggs -- pt. 1b. Excerpts from Picasso by Gertrude Stein ... pt. 1c. Gertrude Stein and Juan Gris, by Douglas Cooper -- pt. 2. Gertrude Stein & Picasso & Juan Gris catalogue, 46 p. of illus. (p... View more info

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TWO TREES , Together with, Gabby and the Forest Trees,

By: Nofziger, Ed

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., American Tree Association: 1946

Seller ID: 1125100

Condition: Very Good


col. paper wraps, stapled at spine, unpaginated, (51 p), illustrated, story and pictures in linoleum blocks by Ed Nofziger; acknowledgment to Allen W. Bratton, The artist, Ed Nofziger was born in California. During WWII his religious conviction led him to declare himself a conscientious objector and in 1943 he was conscripted and assigned to a Forest Service station in Cooperstown, New York. It was during this time that Nofziger used his artistic talent and imagination ... View more info

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THE MAKERS OF VENICE; Doges, Conquerors, Painters and Men of Letters;

By: Oliphant, Mrs.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London & New York,, MacMillan and Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 21244

Condition: Fine


pp.,xiv, 410 pages illustrationsbound in blue, crushed morocco by Ramage,( signed on front turn-in) gilt illustration at center of front cover, fleurons at all four corners, front and back cover, inner gilt dentelles with fleurons at corners, raised bands, gilt spine letters and decorations, extra illustrated edition, port. frontis., full page illustrations, (by R.R. Holmes), text illustartions, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Some light wear at corners, slight spine fade, li... View more info

Image for Desire caught by the tail : a play, Illustrated By the Author, Translated from the French By Bernard Frechtman

Desire caught by the tail : a play, Illustrated By the Author, Translated from the French By Bernard Frechtman

By: Pablo Picasso

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London & New York, Rider and Company: 1950

Seller ID: 1124928

Condition: Very Good


rust cloth, gilt cover and spine, 60 pages.illustrated, (dust jacket, frontis. 3 full page illustrations by Picasso) d.j, has pieces missing from head and tail of spine, (not affecting spine title) small piece missing from top edge of rear panel of d.j., in protective mylar jacket..This play was written by Picasso in three days in 1941, at the time he was 68 years old. At the time it was his one and only literary work.Picasso would write another play, "The Four Littl... View more info

Image for ART OF CHINA; porcelains, mineral carvings, paintings & sculptures, properties of Arnold Genthe, (N.Y.); Agnes H. Forbes (N.Y.); Irving J. Marantz (of South Norwalk, Conn.); and others 1943/3/24.

ART OF CHINA; porcelains, mineral carvings, paintings & sculptures, properties of Arnold Genthe, (N.Y.); Agnes H. Forbes (N.Y.); Irving J. Marantz (of South Norwalk, Conn.); and others 1943/3/24.

By: Parke-Bernet Galleries.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries.: 1943

Seller ID: 1125276

Condition: Very Good


printed aperp wraps, 84 pages, illustrated, light soil to wraps, useful reference. Arnold Genthe was a German-born American photographer, best known for his photographs of San Francisco's Chinatown, the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and his portraits of noted people. View more info

THIEVES OF BAGHDAD: Tracking Down Iraq's Lost Treasure

By: Patrick, William; Bogdanos, Matthew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York,, Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA: 2006

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 123354

ISBN: 1 58234 645 3

Condition: Fine


black cloth, gilt spine, 302 pages, 16 full page,full color illustrations, View more info

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PAUL STRAND: sixty years of photographs : excerpts from correspondence, interviews, and other Documents

By: Paul Strand; Calvin Tomkins

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Millerton, N.Y., Aperture Inc.,: 1976

Seller ID: 11255630

ISBN: 0912334827

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper covers, 183 pages : illustrations, some minor marks on covers, spotting to edges else, a very good copy. This is a comprehensive survey of the power and force of one of the 20th century's major photographic figures. Before his death, Strand spent his last days going over his photographic prints and his many books with an eye to the completion of this book. View more info