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Image for Tom Forrestall, R.C.A : Published periodicals and write-ups on the artist, 1964 - 1975

Tom Forrestall, R.C.A : Published periodicals and write-ups on the artist, 1964 - 1975

By: N/A

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Three Oaks Corporation: 1977

Inscription: Signed by Artist

Seller ID: Books011929

Condition: Very Good


[72] pages, two smaller leaves, 1976 leaf pasted inside front and rear cover, and 1977 artice (photocopied as the rest) pasted to foot of one leaf. Signed by Forrestall on front cover. View more info

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The Fables of Aesop [limited ed. in slipcase]

By: Aesop

Price: $2,340.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1909

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: Books010102

Condition: Very Good


Cream cloth with gilt; top edge gilded, others untrimmed. Light handling to cloth, and foxing to spine. Interior clean and free of inscriptions; tanning to free endpapers. Number 481 of 750 issued, signed by Detmold. 25 gorgeous plates. The original slipcase is sturdy and complete without splitting: long ago covered in patterned book-covering paper (similar to thin wallpaper) that appears to be stuck to the slipcase only along fore-edges. View more info

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Listening to Heidegger and Hisamatsu

By: Alcopley (Alfred L. Copley)

Price: $437.50

Publisher: Kyoto, Bokubi Press: 1963

Edition: First Ediition

Seller ID: Books011880

Condition: Very Good X-lib


88 pages. No. 213 of a limited / numbered edition of eight hundred. Library stamps to end papers and inside of covering boards, inobtrusive call number scar to base of spine. Text in Japanese, German and English, the outcome of a colloquy at the University of Freiburg in 1958. View more info

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Why The Chimes Rang

By: Alden, Raymond Macdonald

Price: $68.75

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1909

Seller ID: Books011990

Condition: Very Good


Unpaged. Profusely illustrated. Jacket with foxing, shallow chips, and tears. Soiling to endpapers; old inscription to front. Lower margin of one page soiled and a small chip off top corner of same leaf. Binding is sound. View more info

Image for Rhoda Colville - Rhymes for Alex;  as well,  the invitation to  the tribute dinner held by the Annapolis Valley Hospice Foundation

Rhoda Colville - Rhymes for Alex; as well, the invitation to the tribute dinner held by the Annapolis Valley Hospice Foundation

By: Alex Colville memorabilia

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Wolfville, Annapolis Valley Hospice Foundation: 2005

Seller ID: Books008908

Condition: Very Good


two items:"Rhymes for Alex" 8pp. 8vo. saddle stapled card covers, hand printed by Gaspereau Press in an edition of 400 copies and the invitation from the Hospice Foundation advertising the event with Colville's 1996 image "Black Cat" View more info

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Eclair. Histoire d'un Cheval, d'un Chien de Carrosse et des Bohemiens

By: Averill, Esther; trs: Jacqueline Andre

Price: $227.50

Publisher: Paris, Domino Press / Librairie Fischbacher: 1934

Seller ID: Books009859

Condition: Very Good


32 pages. Cloth backed pictorial paper over boards. Tips rubbed, mild wear/soiling, slight bowing. Interior is clean and unmarked. Printed 17 May 1934 by Coulouma et Mourlot Freres. Jacqueline Andre's French translation of Flash: The Story of a Horse, A Coach-Dog and the Gypsies. For insurance purposes overseas shipping will be more expensive: please inquire. View more info

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The Lorenzen Collection

By: Barkhouse, Joyce

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Maritime Flavour Gallery: 1986

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: Books012130

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (58 pages]. Coloured illustrations of 202 mushrooms. Clean and unmarked, with no spine crease. View more info

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A Shady Hobby

By: Bennett, Jean Frances

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, The Bruce Publishing Company: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books006481

Condition: Very Good


71 pages. An introduction to the craft of silhouette cutting. Clean and unmarked in sturdy binding. View more info

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Bento's Sketchbook

By: Berger, John

Price: $81.25

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 2011

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: Books012278

ISBN: 0307379957

Condition: Very Good


167 pages. First printing. "How does the impulse to draw something begin?". No inscriptions. View more info

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Pan's Garden. A Volume of Nature Stories

By: Blackwood, Algernon

Price: $118.75

Publisher: London, MacMillan and Co.: 1912

Seller ID: Books012374

Condition: Very Good


xi, 530 pages, followed by one plate and 4 pages of ads. Frontispiece with tissue guard. The September 1912 reprint of the July first edition. Two light spots top right front. Top edge dusty. Attractive bookplate to front pastedown; bookseller's ticket of Chas. E. Lauriat Co., Boston. Evidence of erasure to front free endpaper. Endpapers foxed front and rear. Binding is sound; no inscriptions. View more info

Image for Fabulous Blanco. Antonio Blanco: His Life, his Works, his Dreams. Including a series of 33 selected collaged-poems by the artist entitled: "Fragments of Enchantment"

Fabulous Blanco. Antonio Blanco: His Life, his Works, his Dreams. Including a series of 33 selected collaged-poems by the artist entitled: "Fragments of Enchantment"

By: Blanco, Antonio; D.H. Dhaimeler (ed.)

Price: $344.50

Publisher: Jakarta, Blanco Fine Arts Foundation: 1991

Seller ID: Books006567

Condition: Very Good


137 pages. Well designed, with card covers, and texts in English, French and Indonesian. Profusely illustrated with photographs and art. This is not a signed copy. Includes the Ingrid Bergman endorsement. Excellent condition with no inscriptions; binding is sound. View more info

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The Old Vicarage, Grantchester. With a Woodcut by Noel Rooke

By: Brooke, Rupert

Price: $62.50

Publisher: London, sidgwick & Jackson: 1916

Seller ID: Books008202

Condition: Good


Spine of wraps split and only loosely attached with original stitch to text block which remains soundly stiched. Interior is clean and unmarked including the superb double panel wood engraving. "One of the first books, in this case a slim booklet, illustrated with modern wood engravings." [wikipedia / Thomas Balston, Wood-engraving in Modern English Books (London, National Book League, 1949).] View more info

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Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm with original etchings by David Hockney

By: Brothers Grimm

Price: $68.75

Publisher: London, Petersburg Press: 1970

Seller ID: Books011650

Condition: Very Good


Unpaged; measuring 4.25 x 3 inches. Unmarked, with light foxing to the two final leaves. View more info

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The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci, with A Critical Account of His Works

By: Brown, John William

Price: $422.50

Publisher: London, William Pickering: 1828

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010042

Condition: Very Good


xv, 256 pages. Fine unsigned late C19 binding in red leather, marbled boards, gilt to spine and top edge. Frontispiece evidently not bound in. A handsome volume, with Last Supper headpiece at p. 179. View more info

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Histoire Naturelle, Generale et Particulier: Oiseaux. [complete in 18 volumes]

By: Buffon, (Georges Louis Marie Leclerc) Le Comte de

Price: $1,493.75

Publisher: Deux Ponts, Sanson & Compagnie: 1787

Seller ID: Books009840

Condition: Very Good


Deux-Ponts [Zweibr├╝cken], 1785-1787. All 18 volumes in sound contemporary binding, half calf over speckled boards, morocco labels numbered in gilt I through XVIII though some rubbed or flaked; all edges red. Illustrated with 114 hand coloured copper plate engravings; collation complete. Various paginations; text in French. Each volume bearing the signature of one early owner with 1799 penned alongside in tome IV. A few early professional marginal repairs to end sheets of one volume; the occasional unobtrusive stain. A handsome set, purchased by its previous owner from Wheldon and Wesley. Ship... View more info

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Textile Painting. Silk, Velvet, Satin, Cotton, Linen and All Cloths

By: Campana, D.M.

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Chicago, D.M. Campana: 1945

Seller ID: Books006400

Condition: Very Good


63 pages. Title page stamped with "Books are not returnable", small bookplate neatly removed from inside cover. Title on cover reads "The Teacher of Textile Painting" View more info

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Klee Wyck

By: Carr, Emily

Price: $243.75

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010407

Condition: Very Good


xi, 155 pages and four tissue guarded plates in colour. Top edge dusty, spine lightly sunned, cloth lightly stained. Small address plate to front pastedown, and ownership inscription to facing page; small stain to margin of frontispiece and small marginal stain to four pages. Binding is sound. View more info

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The Stone Door

By: Carrington, Leonora

Price: $156.25

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1978

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: Books011292

ISBN: 0710088329

Condition: Very Good


118 pages. Jacket slightly taller than book with resultant curling along upper and lower edge; not price clipped and not sunned. Interior clean and unmarked. View more info

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Alex Colville: The Observer Observed

By: Cheetham, Mark A.

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, ECW Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Colville

Seller ID: Books010657

ISBN: 1550222066

Condition: Very Good


140pp. Colville's signature to the title page, this copy has the bookplate of Agatha Ganong, long time Acadia University librarian. View more info

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Second Book of Drawing, including Perspective

By: Clark, John

Price: $1,093.75

Publisher: Edinburgh, William and Robert Chambers: 1840

Seller ID: Books011942

Condition: Good


91 pages. Chambers's Educational Course. Titles in gilt to front and spine. Cloth worn and bubbling, but stable. Tideline and foxing to endpapers; front free endpaper with loss to foot and a contemporary inscription. Pages 62-67 quite heavilly foxed; light foxing to a few other leaves; binding is sound. Uncommon, with OCLC noting no copies this early. This has 1840 at foot of title page; the Preface is dated July 10, 1840. View more info