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Art and the Formation of Taste; Six Lectures

By: Crane, Lucy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Educational Pub. Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 002361

Condition: Good Plus


Original wood-grain paper boards. Hinges starting, so glued to prevent separation. Popular Educator Series. Introductory, Form, Color, Dress, Needlework, Fine Arts, Sculpture, Architecture, Painting. Previous owner's name. Edge and corner wear. 198 pp. View more info

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Nicolas Poussin; Friendship and the Love of Painting

By: Cropper, Elizabeth and Dempsey, Charles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Princetn, N.J., Princeton University Press: 1996

Edition: First(Number Line Ends in 1)

Seller ID: 011289

ISBN: 0-691-04449-X

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth backed in geen cloth on boards. Poussin (1594-1665), a French Baroque painter, was a firm believer in Stoicism who had little interest in fame or friendship, but managed to devote himself entirely to his painting and his studies. His work tends to be of a classic, cerebral quality. He is known for landscape paintings of the Roman countryside. 374 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Light and Shade; Charcoal, Pencil, and Brush Drawing

By: Cross, Anson K.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn & Company: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012011

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on boards. Instruction in all aspects of drawing, in technique and methods. Advice to art students. 183 pp. View more info

Callot 's Etchings; 338 Prints

By: Daniel, Howard (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 012291

ISBN: 0-486-23073-2

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Brown illustrated softcover. No writing and no damage. Jacques Callot (1592-1635) was born into a Catholic family in Nancy, a city in Lorraine, which was soon to undergo the Thirty Years War. His father had succeeded as an innkeeper and investor in real esate, and was closely associated with high-ranking officials. Young Jacques was apprenticed to an engraver of precious metals, which led naturally to his exposure to the theatrical carryings-on of high society. This sele... View more info

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The True Life of Sweeney Todd; A Collage Novel

By: De Charmoy, Cozette

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Oberon Press: 1973

Seller ID: 006626

ISBN: 0887500986

Condition: Very Good


Original white paper boards. Bottom right corner bump and price tag removal scar on front. Small group of stains on back. No other damage and no writing. A shocking, amoral story of a man who was born in London slums, became a barber, and was last seen in Niagara Falls. 94 pp. View more info

A Short History of Art

By: De Forest, Julia B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead, and Co.: 1881

Seller ID: 012615

Condition: Good Minus


Red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and date. First free endpaper split, and torn at gutter. Several b/w drawings. 365 pp. Heavy book might need extra postage. View more info

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To a Young Dancer; A Handbook for Dance Students, Parents, and Teachers

By: De Mille, Agnes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1962

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 009185

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. DJ has two small tears and interior mildew stain, but no odour. Text block lightly wrinkled. 175 pp. View more info

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The Art of Robert Bateman; 25th Anniversary Edition

By: Derry, Ramsay (Ed.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, Madison Press Books: 2006

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010410

ISBN: 1-895892-84-8

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth on boards. Studio relocated to Salt Spring Island, B.C. A pleasing presentation of the artist, his background, his paintings over the years, and his community activities. 179 pp. View more info

Some Well Known Characters from the Works of Charles Dickens

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Hildesheimer & Faulkner:

Seller ID: 012331

Condition: Very Good


Red leather with dentilled edges on boards. Original DJ has been trimmed and mounted on third free endpaper. All edges gilt. The text consists of 16 selections from various Dickens stories which serve to describe and introduce certain characters, mounted verso. The described characters are mounted recto in full color. Laid in is a full-size 1913 color drawing by Frank Reynolds of the Cheeryble Brothers, who are featured in Nicholas Nickleby. View more info

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Miller G. Brittain; Drawings and Pastels, 1930-1967

By: Donald F.P. Andrus (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Creative Art Centre, UNB:

Seller ID: 007702

Condition: Good Plus


Original 28-page stapled booklet with portrait cover. Text in English and French. Five of Brittain's works in black-and-white plus Commentary by Donald Andrus and Luke Rombout. Brown stain to upper right corner of Seated Woman, p. 23. Catalogue of the artist's works. View more info

The Art of Alex Colville

By: Dow, Helen J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill-Ryerson: 1978

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 012376

ISBN: 0-07-082813-X

Condition: Very Good


The full measure of Colville's work in surprisingly good condition. 231 huge pages with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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I Bronzetti Del Rinascimento

By: Dupre, Maria Grazia Ciardi

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Milano, Fratelli Fabri: 1966

Seller ID: 000982

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red leatherette soft cover with gilt spine decoration, no DJ. Loaded with colour photos of exquisite bronzes. Text in Italian. Minor marginal marks in pencil. 157 pp. View more info

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Animal Drawing; A Series of Graduated Drawing Copies of Animals

By: Elwes, A.T.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin & Co.: 1882

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009719

Condition: Good


Red cloth on boards showing figure of horse. Hinges badly cracked, so glued. The only text is the Introduction, with the remainder being drawings of many different animals or parts thereof. Author/artist is assumed to be Alfred Elwes (1819-1888). 95 pp. View more info

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Artistes et Artisans Du Canada: Filiau - Dubois (Signed)

By: Falardeau, Emile

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Montreal, G. Ducharme: 1946

Edition: Cinquieme Serie

Seller ID: 009294

Condition: Very Good


Original grey softcover. Text in French. 77 pp. with Index. Inscribed and signed by Emile Falardeau, 1/9/47. View more info

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Peintres Italiens De Tunisie/ Pittori Italiani Di Tunisia

By: Finzi, Silvia

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Tunis, Tunisia, Imprimerie - Finzi: 2000

Seller ID: 002137

ISBN: ISS 330 7654

Condition: As New


Original black paper boards. Pictorial DJ on black. Minor light scratch lines on rear DJ, ow as new. A wide variety of both subjects and media. Text in French and Italian. A large, heavy book. 231 pp. View more info

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The Well-Knowns, as Seen By James Montgomery Flagg (Signed)

By: Flagg, James Montgomery

Price: $175.00

Publisher: N.Y., George H. Doran Company: 1914

Edition: No. 42 of 248 Copies

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008250

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. One of America's most popular and highest paid illustrators presents portraits and caricatures of 60 famous people of the early 20th Century, Among them are actors, writers, and politicians as well as other notables. Each portrait is centred on a large page, with a comment by the artist below it. For example, author G.K. Chesterton is shown standing in two top hats, with a shoe upside-down on his head, an umbrella in his left hand, and ... View more info

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Centenary Gift Book

By: Fraser, Frances and Palmer, Nettie (Eds.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Women's Centenary Council: 1934

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005719

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original crey card covers. A tribute to women by women for their contributions to Australia. Inscription on half-title. Several full-page works of art, as well as stories and essays. 166 pp. View more info

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The Glory of Romanesque Art

By: Gantner, Joseph/ Pobe, Marcel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Vanguard Press: 1956

Seller ID: 006459

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Two sentences (only) in the Preface lightly underlined in pencil, otherwise clean and undamaged. Two hundred seventy-one large, mainly full-page, photos of 11th and 12th Century religious buildings, and eight maps. Perhaps the reader will be led to see them with his or her own eyes. Related clipping laid in. 80 pp. text followed by 271 illustrations. Translated from the German. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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The Goldsmith of Florence; A Book of Great Craftsmen

By: Giddings, Major (Rev.) D. Lyman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Junior Literary Guild, Inc.: 1929

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009967

Condition: Good to Very Good


Illustrated gold cloth on boards. A handsome book on glossy stock. B/W illustrations are large and striking, especially those showing armor. Presented in three parts: In the Time of the Knights, In the Great Days of the City of Florence, and During the American Revolution - and Now. Illuminated manuscripts, woodcarving, armor, goldsmithing, sculpture, and the various talents of Paul Revere are among the subjects explored. There is no writing in the book, but there ... View more info

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William Hogarth Und Seine Zeit; Oder London Im Achtzehnten Jahrhundert

By: Gorling, Adolph

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Leipzig, A. Payne:

Seller ID: 000994

Condition: Fair


Original black cloth spine on black boards, no DJ. Serious spine strain; starting to separate but only one engraving has been damaged (Scotch taped on back). Engravings (recto) have offset to verso except where the few remaining tissue guards have prevented it. Text in German easily readable. Could be disbound for individual framing, or professionally rebound. I have not done any further repairs. 271 pp. RARE. View more info