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Image for ShadowLight; A Photographer's Life

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

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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

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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

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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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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

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The Girls; A Biography of Frances Loring and Florence Wyle

By: Sisler, Rebecca

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin, & Company Limited: 1972

Seller ID: 010614

ISBN: 0-7720-0578-8

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. DJ has tiny chip from bottom edge. Two endearing sculptors who shared a Toronto church-cum-studio for 60 years. Several photos. 120 pp. View more info

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How to Draw Horses

By: Skeaping, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, The Studio: 1956

Edition: Tenth Impression

Seller ID: 010738

Condition: Very Good


Brown paper boards. Price-clipped DJ torn at corners, head and foot of spine. Prize bookplate. 51 figures on 63 pp. View more info

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The World of John Hooper

By: Smart, Tom and Fry, George

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Beaverbrook Art Gallery: 1997

Seller ID: 013042

ISBN: 0920674232

Condition: Very Good


Original large format pictorial soft cover. Many photos of the humourous, intriguing wood sculptures of the late John Hooper of Hampton, N.B. Personal history of the artist. Visitors to Saint John will be intrigued by the clock outside the main entrance to Market Square. 118 pp. View more info

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Barbizon Days; Millet, Corot, Rousseau, Barye

By: Smith, Charles Sprague

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., A. Wessels Company: 1903

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009125

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. Lettered in gilt. Bookplate of Mellen C. Peirce, described elsewhere as a wealthy lumber baron from Bangor. Barbizon is a village in the Fontainebleu Region of France, made famous by its concentration of artists trained in rigid Neoclassicism in the early 19th Century. 232 pp. View more info

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The Face of Early Canada; Pictures of Canada Which Have Helped to Make History

By: Spendlove, F. St. George

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1958

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005929

Condition: Very Good


Original light green cloth on boards. Inscribed and signed by the author. A different previous owner's name. Based on the Sigmund Samuel Collection, Royal Ontario Museum. Six colour plates plus 122 black/white prints. 162 pp. View more info

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Holland 2003; The Golden Age (Eloquent Beauty)

By: Spies, Marijke (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Naarden, The Netherlands, Spalder and Norvell Jefferson: 2002

Seller ID: 007316

Condition: Near Fine in Box


Original blue padded composition with small square pastedown. A showcase of Dutch art and craftsmanship from the 17th Century, in the form of a diary. Preface and photo cutlines are in English, French, German, and Spanish. Weekly diary pages are unused. This is a collection of photos of unusual creations from Holland's Golden Age. Yellow ribbon bookmark. Approx. 110 pp. View more info

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The Perverse Widow / The Widow

By: Steele, Sir Richard / Irving, Washington

Price: $15.00 USD

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

Seller ID: 005891

Condition: Fair to Good


Original grey paper boards with pastedown. Paper spine torn full length. Three tipped-in colour drawings by Cecil Aldin, who is known far and wide as an illustrator of dogs. A toy pup makes his way into two drawings. 31 pp. View more info

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Let There Be Neon

By: Stern, Rudi

Price: $55.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers: 1979

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010304

ISBN: 0-8109-1255-4

Condition: Very Good


Bright red cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. 222 illustrations, including 106 in color. Foreword from an interview with Tom Wolfe, the author. A fascinating subject which affects us all, but which few really understand. Beginning in the early 20th Century, the industry reached its peak during World War II. Its proliferation depends upon skills which seem to be in decreasing supply. 160 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info