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Anatomy Lessons from the Great Masters

By: Hale, Robert Beverly and Coyle, Terence

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Watson - Guptill Publications: 2000

Seller ID: 008538

Condition: As New


Original illustrated cover trade paperback. Purchased new from university bookstore. 100 great figure drawings analyzed. 271 pp. View more info

Canadian Paintings in Hart House

By: Harper, J. Russell (Ed.)

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Art Commottee, Hart House, U/T: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012736

Condition: Very Good


Not only Group of Seven. 90 pp. View more info

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Watercolor School; A Practical Guide to Painting with Watercolor

By: Harrison, Hazel

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y., Reader's Digest: 1993

Edition: First North American Edition Stated

Seller ID: 011999

ISBN: 0-89577-466-6

Condition: Near Fine


Laminated paper boards. No writing or damage. Easy step-by-step approach presents one technique at a time. 176 pp. with index. View more info

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The Dutch School of Painting (The Fine-Art Library)

By: Havard, Henry

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company, Limited: 1885

Seller ID: 009336

Condition: Good Plus


Original green decorated cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and bookplate. First free endpaper missing. Translated by G. Powell. Origin and Character of Dutch Painting, First Period, Transition, Grand Epoch, Historical and Portrait Painters, Genre, Landscape, Marine, Still Life, Decline. 290 pp. including Index of artists' names. View more info

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George Soper's Horses

By: Heiney, Paul

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1991

Seller ID: 007595

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ very good. Introduction, George Soper, The Horses, The Horsemen, Ploughing, Harrow to Harvest, Farewell. Previous owner's name. A self-schooled artist living on four acres in the edge of London, Soper apparently found his greatest joy in drawing horses. The author, too, discovered farm horses, and eventually bought some of his own. His stories of how various implements work are revealing, as well as references to the his... View more info

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Heads and Tales

By: Hoffman, Malvina

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Garden City Publishing Co., Inc.: 1943

Seller ID: 010835

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. How the Hall of Man in the Field Museum of Chicago came to be. Hoffman travelled the world to collect peoples' physical types to be cast in bronze for exhibit. Heavy book will need extra postage. Previous owner's initials are the only marks. Minor tanning on p. 4, probably due to offset from full-page illustration opposite. 416 pp. View more info

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Wives / The Henpecked Man

By: Irving, Washington / Steele, Sir Richard

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan & Co., Ltd.: 1909

Seller ID: 005892

Condition: Fair to Good


Original tan paper boards. Three tipped-in colour drawings by the man known as "the dog artist." Paper spine cracked, but hinges holding well. 30 pp. View more info

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Jacob Jordaens 1593-1678 Catalog

By: Jaffe, Michael (Ed.)

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, The National Gallery of Canada: 1968

Seller ID: 000829

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial soft cover with paper wrapper. Book is very good. Wrapper is good, since it has been extensively reinforced inside with clear tape(100 per cent present). A large, colourful volume chock-full of Jordaens' work, beginning with five striking full-page colour plates. A short section of comparative works, biography, descriptions of 315 works in this exhibition, and the b/w plates of the paintings and drawings themselves. 416 pp. View more info

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Bekenntnisse Eines Kunsthandlers

By: Jandolo, Augusto

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Berlin, Paul Zsolnay Verlag: 1939

Seller ID: 004893

Condition: Very Good


Original yellow cloth on boards with red spine label. Translates to "Confessions of an Art Dealer." Laid in are two related, contemporary brochures. Text in German. 408 pp. View more info

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A Cruise in the Acorn

By: Jerrold, Alice (Mrs. Adolphe Smith)

Price: $825.00 USD

Publisher: London, Marcus Ward & Co.: 1875

Seller ID: 004304

Condition: Good


Original reddish-brown blindstamped cloth with floral pastedown decorated in black and lettered in gold on bevelled boards. General wear; worn through at corners and head and foot of spine. All six chromolithographs by Kate Greenaway are present and excellent except for 1/2 inch edge tear in frontispiece. Chromograph Series. Each illustration is accompanied by a well-known, appropriate poem. There is light foxing to endpapers, but interior is essentially clean and ea... View more info

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Major European Art Movements ,1900-1945

By: Kaplan, Patricia E./Manso, Susan (Eds.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Dutton: 1977

Seller ID: 001230

Condition: Very Good


Original orange pictorial card stock, no DJ. A critical anthology with many photos of subject works. A hefty digest-size book of 396 pp. Only slightest corner turnup. No writing or abuse. View more info

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Masters of Painting; Their Works, Their Lives, Their Times

By: Kielty, Bernardine

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1964

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004608

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon paper boards backed in black cloth. A survey from old masters to modern art. 183 pp. plus appendices and index. No writing or damage. View more info

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Lusitanian Sketches of the Pen and Pencil (Vol. II only)

By: Kingston, W.H.G.

Price: $300.00 USD

Publisher: London, John W. Parker: 1845

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006635

Condition: Good Plus


Original blindstamped red cloth on boards. Volume II only of a two-volume set. No writing. Mild hand soil to cover, and faint foxing spots to endpapers. In internet reviews, Kingston is rebuked for stating "eight knots an hour", when a knot is a sea mile per hour, making Kingston's reference to time redundant. In another, the comment is made that Kingston referred offhand to the prevalence of illegitimacy in this travelogue through northern Portugal. Only in... View more info

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

By: Kleiner, Fred S./Mamiya, Christin J.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Belmont, CA, Thomson Wadsworth: 2005

Edition: Twelfth Edition

Seller ID: 012798

ISBN: 0155050907

Condition: Very Good


Huge, heavy book in very good condition in very good DJ. Very heavy book will need extra postage.Table of Contents alone requires 16 pp. ! Ribbon bookmark. 1150 pp. Weight 10 lbs. View more info

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Oh, Why Should the Spirit of Mortal Be Proud ?

By: Knox, William

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Lee & Shepard, Publishers: 1878

Seller ID: 009635

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Red cloth on beveled boards showing small sheaf of wheat with scythe. Unpaginated, comprising 16 leaves with all but the title being blank on the verso, with black-and-white drawings by Miss Humphrey and stanzas of the poem on the recto sides. All edges gilt. Tiny flecks of white paint, nearly invisible, on cover. (Photo to follow). Theme of this book is the fact that the poem is said to be a favourite of Abraham Lincoln. View more info

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The New American Arts

By: Kostelanetz, Richard (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1967

Edition: First Collier Books Edition

Seller ID: 011378

Condition: Very Good


New (as of 1967) developments in film, theatre, painting, poetry, dance, fiction, and music by six young artists. 270 pp. View more info

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The Art of Disney's A Christmas Carol

By: Landau, Diana

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Disney Editions: 2009

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 009545

Condition: Near Fine


Brown leatherlike grain paper boards. Extra-large DJ folded over top and bottom. No writing or damage. Book appears to be a publicity effort to promote a film using new cinematographic effects. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Portraits: New Brunswick Painters; Peintres Du Nouveau-Brunswick

By: Larocque, Peter J./Buckland, Peter

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Museum: 2009

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012242

ISBN: 978-0-919326-62

Condition: Very Good


Large format softcover of 156 pp. Duplicate text in English and French. Heavy book might need extra postage. View more info

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Frontiers of Enchantment; An Artist's Adventures in Africa

By: Leigh, W. R.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1938

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 010847

Condition: Very Good


Beige cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials. The artist/author finds his preconception of Africa to be faulty. He describes it as "a marvelous virgin reservoir of incomparable inspiration."- p. xl. Heavy book will need extra postage. 299 pp. plus biography. View more info

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"Characters Oriental"; A Series of 36 Coloured Drawings of Characters in Chinese and Japanese Mythology and Legend

By: Leonard, David James

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Hong Kong, South China Morning Post, Ltd./Four Corners Publishing Co. (Far East), Limited: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009928

ISBN: 962-224-004-6

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth lettered in gilt on boards. Previous owner's name. Staples have pulled through the first three leaves. However, should the purchaser wish to separate the drawings for display, this would not be an issue. 36 brief descriptions on verso, cover page, and 36 drawings on recto. View more info