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Modern Painting in Belgium

By: Salkin, Alex

Price: $15.00

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

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

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

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

Image for The Girls; A Biography of Frances Loring and Florence Wyle

The Girls; A Biography of Frances Loring and Florence Wyle

By: Sisler, Rebecca

Price: $15.00

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

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

Image for Barbizon Days; Millet, Corot, Rousseau, Barye

Barbizon Days; Millet, Corot, Rousseau, Barye

By: Smith, Charles Sprague

Price: $20.00

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

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

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

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

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

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Art Nouveau; Spirit of the Belle Epoque

By: Sternau, Susan A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Todtri Producrions, Ltd.: 1996

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007609

Condition: Near Fine


Original colour-illustrated laminate on boards. DJ duplicates cover. No writing or damage. Introduction, A Style is Born, A Taste for Decoration, A Portfolio of Style, The Way to Modernity, Index. "The elegant, unified style that flourished from the early 1880s to the beginning of World War I."-p.5. A perfect gift for an artist, a collector, or decorator. ISBN 1-880908-75-1. Heavy book might need extra postage. Bar code sticker on back partly removed. 128 p... View more info

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Fifty Centuries of Art

By: Taylor, Francis Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper: 1960

Seller ID: 000266

Condition: Very Good


Black half-cloth on blue boards, blind-stamped cover. Gilt spine lettering. 342 colour reproductions of fine paintings, sculptures and other art objects from around the world. About two-thirds of them come from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, where the author was Director. Minor tape reinforcement inside DJ at top and bottom of spine, OW faultless. 184 pp. View more info

The Post-Impressionists

By: Thomson, Belinda

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Secaucus, N.J., Chartwell Books, Inc.: 1983

Seller ID: 012797

ISBN: 0890096291

Condition: Very Good


"Post-Impressionists" was coined in 1910 to describe French painters of the 1880s and 1890s such as Cezanne, Gauguin, and Van Gogh. The author asks how artists of the period managed to have their work seen by the public. Secondly, she explores the artists' own ideas about their work. What is the meaning of Post-Impressionism ? 187 pp. plus Bibliography and Index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Early Secular Effigies in England; The Thirteenth Century

By: Tummers, H.A.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1980

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007645

Condition: Near Fine


Original green cloth on boards.No writing or damage. Pristine. Preliminary remarks, The tomb, Costume, Attitude, Legs, Summary and conclusion, Appendix, Notes, Bibliography, Indes. Plates 1-185 and Map. 196 pp. text plus 185 plates. View more info

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Arts in New Brunswick

By: Tweedie, Cogswell, MacNutt (Eds.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., University Press of New Brunswick, Ltd.: 1967

Edition: #53 of 2000 Copies (Centennial Edition)

Inscription: Signed by Huia G. Ryder.

Seller ID: 006170

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Clear plastic attached over DJ. This copy belonged to Huia G. Ryder, one of the contributors, whose signature appears on the first free endpaper and again beside her name on the second page of Contents. Literature, Painting, Music, Architecture, and Handicrafts in New Brunswick. Colour front. is a striking portrait of Lord Beaverbrook. Negligible wear head and foot of spine. Large, heavy book will need extra postage. 280 pp. including I... View more info

Image for Bartlett's Canada; A Pre-Confederation Journey

Bartlett's Canada; A Pre-Confederation Journey

By: Tyrwhitt, Janice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Limited: 1968

Seller ID: 011297

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. All the familiar Bartlett prints of Canada. Informative text makes the scenes come to life. Gift note. Small tear to head of DJ fold. 191 pp. View more info

Image for How to Judge of a Picture; Familiar Talks in the Gallery with Uncritical Lovers of Art

How to Judge of a Picture; Familiar Talks in the Gallery with Uncritical Lovers of Art

By: Van Dyke, John C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Chautauqua Press: 1889

Seller ID: 009889

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards, lightly worn. Previous owner's name in light pencil. 168 pp. View more info

Image for Pearls of Poetry; Illustrated (Pearl of Price)

Pearls of Poetry; Illustrated (Pearl of Price)

By: Various

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Charles J. Peterson: 1885

Seller ID: 002883

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth with urn and pearl motif on boards. Previous owner's name and date (1884) in exquisite script. Ten appealing full-page engravings of young women and girls, most with tissue guards. Note discrepancy in titles between cover and title page. Long tear in title taped on verso. Corners worn and gutters strained, but no separation or serious damage. Patterned endpapers, All edges gilt. 68 pp. View more info

A Dream of the Past; Pre-Raphaelite and Aesthetic Movement Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings from the Lanigan Collection

By: Various Authors

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Art Centre: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012498

ISBN: 0-7727-0646-8

Condition: Near Fine


Art from the Lanigan Collection. 260 pp. View more info