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Canada; This Beautiful Land

By: Nagele, Edmund

Price: $10.00 USD

Publisher: Colour Library International: 1981

Seller ID: 000574

Condition: Good


Original maroon cloth on boards, large white letters cover and spine. 128 pp. of striking colour photos, many full-page, province by province. Produced by Ted Smart and David Gibbon. View more info

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Myth, Memory, and Imagination;Universal Themes in the Life and Culture of the South

By: Norrell, Julia J. (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Columbia, S.C., McKissick Museum, University of South Carolina: 1999

Edition: First

Seller ID: 009964

ISBN: 0-938983-13-X

Condition: Good to Very Good


Large format paperback with colour cover and illustrations. For me, a fascinating introduction to an art collector from Arkansas, daughter of a congressman, lover of horses, and world traveller. The theme is an exhibition at McKissick Museum, University of South Carolina, but if you read the fine print you will appreciate not only her art collection, but also her tremendous spirit and love of people. I could not help noticing that she attended Ohio Wesleyan University (about 30 miles from my home) and that she mis-remembered the first name of the 14-year-old black boy, Emmett Till, who was ... View more info

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The Complete Paintings of Manet

By: Orienti, Sandra/ Pool, Phoebe

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 009548

Condition: Very Good


Detail from Nana on paper boards. DJ is clear plastic. Gift note with no other writing or damage. 64 pages of colour plates. 520 B/W illustrations. Classics of the World's Great Art Series. 128 pp. This heavy book will need extra ;postage. View more info

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The Outline of Art

By: Orpen, Sir William (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Limited:

Seller ID: 008462

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original 3/4 red leather on red cloth. Front joint split halfway up from foot, but cover still well-attached. Very heavy book of 416 pp. will need much extra postage. 26 colour plates and hundreds of b/w illustrations. Lengthy historical narrative. View more info

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Ananias or The False Artist

By: Pach, Walter

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1928

Seller ID: 007923

Condition: Good Plus


Original brown boards backed in brown cloth. Previous owner's name and date (1929). DJ grubby and missing pieces head and foot. Book is cocked but clean inside. The author was a well-known artist and promoter who wrote extensively about modern art and organized some outstanding exhibits.281 pp. including index. View more info

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The Bank Book

By: Parker, Maude

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, Limited: 1928

Seller ID: 007361

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on beveled boards. No writing or damage except minor abrasion to beveled edges of cover. Begins with an 8-page historical summary of the Bank of England, and then 12 colour plates with short descriptions of each on facing page, separated by two blank pp. in each case. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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ShadowLight; A Photographer's Life

By: Patterson, Freeman

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins: 1996

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 006940

ISBN: 000255075X

Condition: Near Fine


Original tweedy grey cloth on boards. Faultless condition. A remarkable book which joins the beauty of colour photography with the thrill of motorcycling as parts of the biography of New Brunswick's own Freeman Patterson. You have to see it. 176 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

Ordinary Magic; A Biographical Sketch of Alex Colville

By: Perkin, J.R.C.

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Hantsport, N.S., Lancelot Press/ Robert Pope Foundation: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012731

ISBN: 0-88999-527-3

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. 35 recent works, each in colour on a full page with description opposite. The ample text provides much information about the artist and his community. 180 pp. View more info

Beaverbrook; A Shattered Legacy

By: Poitras, Jacques

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, Goose Lane Editions: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012753

ISBN: 0864924976

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. Erratum slip to credit DJ art. A welcome, up-to-date outlook on the upset around the Fredericton art museum. 317 pp. View more info

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Die Abenteuer Sweier Unechter Rembrandts

By: Porkay, Martin

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Munchen, Lama: 1963

Seller ID: 000828

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards, no DJ. Foreword and text (in German) 72 pp., plus XVIII pp. plates, some closeup to show detail. Unknown corner shadowing on cover. No odour. Check out my Art Catalog. View more info

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The National Gallery (3 Volume Set)

By: Poynter, Sir Edward J. (Ed.)

Price: $245.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company, Limited: 1899

Edition: Limited to 1000, of Which This is 107

Seller ID: 001735

Condition: Very Good


Original softcover Limited Edition No. 107 of 1000 Copies ! Volume I has 297 pp. its original glassine wrapper, and slight bottom spine tear, with no other damage or marks. Volume II has its original glassine wrapper, 305 pp. and similar small tear at foot of spine. Volume III has lost its original glassine wrapper, has 397 pp. and small tears both head and foot of spine. Volume III is dated 1900, and contains works from British painters only, while the first two contain works from international painters in alphabetical order by painter's names. In every case, the small spine tears are be... View more info

Modern French Painters

By: Raynal, Maurice

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Brentano's: 1928

Edition: "First Published in This Form in 1938".

Seller ID: 012817

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Descriptive text for 50 artists, plus 109 plates in black and white. Wear to foot of spine. 275 pp. View more info

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Pour Comprendre L'Art Musulman Dans L'Afrique Du Nord Et Espagne

By: Ricard, P.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Hachette: 1924

Seller ID: 009292

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth decorated in gilt on boards. Text in French. 352 pp. View more info

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Durer; A Biography

By: Ripley, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott and Co.: 1958

Seller ID: 002113

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth on boards. Front free endpaper missing, ow clean and sound. Intended to introduce Durer to new or younger students of art, but does not "talk down". Several paintings, etchings, and drawings in b/w with descriptions. 71 pp. View more info

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The Political Economy of Art; Subsequently Called 'A Joy for Ever'

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 004294

Condition: Good


Original black leather with gold spine lettering on light boards. The New Universal Library series. Lectures on Discovery, Application, Accumulation, and Distribution of art. Good advice for collectors. Dated 1918 with previous owner's name inside cover. Minor damage head and foot of spine, and dished. 183 pp. with index. View more info

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Frondes Agrestes; Readings in 'Modern Painters'

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Orpington, Kent, George Allen: 1878

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 007423

Condition: Very Good


Original full brown crushed morocco with gilt border on light boards. Cover lightly sprung. All edges gilt. Bookplate of Walter Overbeck Wade, born about 1838 in India and served in 91st Argyllshire Reg't of Foot in Greece in 1854 and 5th Administrative Battalion, Lancashire Rifle Volunteers in 1874. The text of this book is a selection of passages from Ruskin's work of 1843 on Modern Painters, as chosen by his friend Susan Beever, or Beaver, of Coniston. Nearly invisible in the upper corner of the first free endpaper is the incised stamp of Cedric Chivers, Bookbinder, Union St., Bath, who ... View more info

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Modern Painting in Belgium

By: Salkin, Alex

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Belgian Government Information Center: 1947

Seller ID: 005734

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial soft cover, stapled. A 61-page booklet traces Belgian art from its revival about 1830 to date of publication, with several illustrations. View more info

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Leven of Theater?

By: Salomon, Charlotte

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: Maarssen, Gary Schwartz: 1981

Seller ID: 011836

ISBN: 9061790506

Condition: Very Good


Violet cloth on boards. Text in Dutch. Translated by Judith Herzberg. Autobiography of an artist from Berlin who died in Auschwitz in 1943. A huge, heavy book, it contains 769 gouaches. 784 pp. Gift note the only writing. Weight 8 lbs. or nearly 3.7 Kilos. (Check Goodreads). View more info

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"That Glorious Song of Old"

By: Sears, Edmund Hamilton

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Lee & Shepard, Publishers: 1883

Seller ID: 009636

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Light brown leather or faux leather on beveled boards, highly decorated in black and gilt. Previous owner's name and date, 1886. 19 leaves comprising drawings by Fredericks with lyrics on rectos, with versos blank except for title. Sears was a Unitarian minister in Massachusetts who wrote these lyrics in 1849. The tune commonly used today was not composed until the following year. All edges gilt. Seven tiny flecks of white paint along edge of cover. View more info

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Through My Eyes

By: Shapiro, Harry

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Self-published: 1963

Seller ID: 010288

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. One duplicate plate signed by the artist/author. Gift note on first free endpaper. Images throughout are formed from crushed stone. Cutlines of illustrations are in English and French. Main text is in English. DJ has light chipping along head and foot. 40 pp. View more info