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Quest of the Holy Grail

By: Abbey, Edwin Austin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Association Publications: 1936

Seller ID: 012705

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth on boards. A description of a frieze in the Boston Public Library by Abbey. Fifteen plates in color and details in black and white. Short tear at top of back cover. 30 pp. View more info

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La Divina Commedia

By: Alighieri, Dante

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Milano, Casa Editrice Sonzogno: 1958

Seller ID: 011206

Condition: Fair to Good


Red cloth on boards, backed in maroon leather. Text in Italian. Both hinges broken, but supported by four cloth tapes. Approximately 135 full-page drawings by Dore and others. An artist's delight ! 679 pp. plus index. Large, heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Art & Language; Texte Zum Phanomen Kunst Und Sprache

By: Atkinson, Terry et al

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Koln, Germany, M. DuMont Schauberg: 1972

Edition: German-English Edition

Seller ID: 011381

ISBN: 3-7701-0657-1

Condition: Good Plus


Green softcover. Additional authors are David Bainbridge, Michael Baldwin, Harold Hurrell, and Joseph Kosuth. Text in both German and English. 347 pp. View more info

Augsburg's Drawing; Book II

By: Augsburg, D.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Educational Publishing Company: 1901

Seller ID: 012407

Condition: Very Good


A textbook designed for 4th through 8th grades. Very good condition. Previous owners' names, but no damage. Perspective, Box, Cube, Oblique, Exact, Cylinder, Object, Prism, Reflections, and Drills. 158 pp. We have had two Augsburg books before. I am favourably impressed by them. View more info

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Last Drawings of Christopher Isherwood

By: Bachardy, Don

Price: $42.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1990

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011699

ISBN: 0-571-14075-0

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Drawings of an author's dying days by his final partner, 30 years his junior. 123 pp. Large, heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Die Italienischen Maler Der Renaissance

By: Berenson, Bernard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Zurich, Phaidon: 1952

Seller ID: 000989

Condition: Very Good


Original beige cloth with brown lettering on boards, no DJ. Many full-page colour plates tipped in, followed by hundreds of halftones, 400 illustrations in all. 516 pp. Heavy ! View more info

Impressionism

By: Brodskaya, Nathalia

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Baseline Co. Ltd.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012799

ISBN: 1844847101

Condition: Near Fine


Large, heavy book will need extra postage. Manet. Monet. Renoir. Sisley. Pissarro. Degas. Morisot. Index of Artists. Index of Works. 287 pp. Weight 5 lbs. View more info

A Christmas Carol (Everywhere, Everywhere, Christmas To-night)

By: Brooks, Phillips

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister: 1890

Seller ID: 006021

Condition: Fair


Original flexible card cover booklet. Cord binding now pulled out of leaves, so disbound. Still beautiful and reminiscent of Christmases past. Cloth tape added to spine. Lower cover corner tip missing. Phillips Brooks's popular poem, "Everywhere, Everywhere, Christmas Tonight" accompanies the lovely colour art of the period. Can it be rebound ? Or, could the enchanting full-page drawings be framed ? 16 pp., so will go as letter mail. View more info

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Pictures from the Country; A Guide to Photographing Rural Life and Landscapes

By: Brown, Richard W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charlotte, VT, Camden House Publishing, Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 004586

ISBN: 0944475175

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original grey paper boards backed in maroon cloth. Previous owner's name. Striking, large colour photos from various countries, with brief descriptions of ideas behind them, as well as technical info. 144 pp. View more info

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French Art: Classic and Contempory Painting and Sculpture

By: Brownell, W. C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westminster, Archibald Constable & Co., Ltd.: 1902

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 004012

Condition: Good Plus


Original brown cloth on boards. Hinges cracked, and binding lightly shaken. Five short rips to spine. Still holding together well. Top edges gilt. Untrimmed front edges. Uncut front edges. No writing. 228 pp. View more info

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Les Grands Artistes; Les Bellini

By: Cammaerts, Emile

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Renouard:

Seller ID: 000986

Condition: Very Good


Original light brown cloth with green and brown lettering and designs, no DJ. Text in French. Minor corner bumps, OW very good. 127 pp. Scan shows both front and back covers. View more info

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Art Suggestions from the Masters

By: Carter, Susan N. (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1881

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003503

Condition: Fair


Original green cloth with palette and brushes in gilt on bevelled boards. Previous owner (F.H.C.Miles) signature on title page, artist son of the well-known John C. Miles (1837-1911) of Saint John, N.B.The book is complete, but the gathering of pp. 171-190 has been separated from the text block at the head, so is AS IS. The book features Sir Joshua Reynolds, Sir Charles Bell, William Hazlitt, and Benjamin R. Haydon in what is referred to as the First Series. Cover soi... View more info

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Klassische Plastik Der Griechen

By: Charbonneaux, J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Zurich, Buchergilde Gutenberg: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000996

Condition: Very Good


Original off-white cloth with black lettering on boards, no DJ. Cover soiled by handling, and minor pencil notes to inner margins. Neatly divided into text (120 pp) and b/w plates, most full-page(103 pp) with captions and locations under each plate. Text in German. View more info

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Violet Among the Lilies; A Sequel to Violet with Eyes of Blue and The Gathering of the Lilies

By: Clarkson, L.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: N.Y., E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 006676

Condition: Very Good


Original light green cloth lavishly decorated in gold, black, and silver on beveled boards. Wear at extreme corner tips and spine head and foot, but unusually good condition. Eight chromolithographs in immaculate condition with full tissue guards. Alternate leaves have poems in script or print. All edges gilt. View more info

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An Outline History of Sculpture for Beginners and Students with Complete Indexes and Numerous Illustrations

By: Clement, Clara Erskine

Price: $60.00

Publisher: N.Y., White, Stokes, & Allen: 1885

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006018

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth illustrated in gold on boards. Previous owner's name partly removed. No other writing or damage. Patterned endpapers. The author was privately tutored, after which she married and began to travel extensively. She has several other art-related titles to her credit. Ancient sculpture in Egypt and Assyria; Greek sculpture; Ancient Italian sculpture; Medieval sculpture; Italian sculpture in the 15th Century; Sculpture in Germany, France, England... View more info

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The Universal History of Painting; The Impressionists

By: Cogniat, Raymond/Terrasse, Antoine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Geneva, Editions Ferni: 1979

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005434

Condition: Near Fine


Original brown faux leather on boards with colour pictorial inset of Impression, Sunrise, by Monet. The precursors, The years of apprenticeship, The years of struggle, Enrichments and further explorations, In the wake of the impressionists, The beginning of impressionism (Important dates), Where did these artists meet one another ? Exhibitions of the impressionists, Index of names, Bibliography, Table of reproductions. There is no writing or damage in this book. 310 pp... View more info

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Conway's Marine Artists; Nicholas Pocock 1740-1821

By: Cordingly, David

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London/ Annapolis, Conway Maritime Press/Naval Institute Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition (No Additional Printings

Seller ID: 011883

ISBN: 0-87021-993-6

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Nicholas Pocock was an experienced sailor who could paint. He was commander of at least three different ships; Betsey, Minerva, and Lloyd. A section of eight colour plates highlights the gathering of Pocock's fastidious drawings in black and white. 120 pp. with index. View more info

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The Social Role of Art; 14 Essays in Criticism for a Newspaper Public

By: Cork, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Gordon Fraser Gallery, Ltd.: 1979

Edition: First

Seller ID: 010564

ISBN: 0-86092-042-9

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name stamp. Cover bowed. DJ has one small nick and smudge at foot. The author has been art critic on a large British daily for ten years. His emphasis in the first essay seems to decry the un-availability of art in general. 104 pp. View more info

The Saint John Art Club; A 100 Year History, 1908-2008

By: Cormier, Mary Kay/Innis-Weisseneder, Emma May

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., The Saint John Art Club, Inc., 2008: 2008

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 012801

ISBN: 0981107400

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Red cloth lettered in gilt on boards. Price blacked out. DJ chipped along head and price tag removed. Signed by both authors. View more info

Flags and Formalities

By: Craig, Irene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, W.J.Gage, Ltd.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012553

Condition: Very Good


This colourful book has no writing or damage. There is one short news clipping explaining the toast to the Queen glued in. The book is limited to British and Canadian traditions. Provincial flags and flowers are included, as well as heraldic symbols. 103 pp. with index. View more info