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Image for Alexandre Archipenko: Son Oeuvre

Alexandre Archipenko: Son Oeuvre

By: Hildebrandt, Hans

Price: $137.50

Publisher: Berlin, Editions Ukrainske Slowo: 1923

Seller ID: Books008843

Condition: Fair


66 Reproductions avec un Portrait de l'Artiste et une Introduction par Hans Hildebrandt. 65 illustrations in black and white, one plate in colour, photo portrait of Archipenko, text paginated 5 through 15. Boards stained and tanned, with small abrasion midway down linen spine. Binding is sound and hinges secure. Some acidic offsetting to some plates, but nothing obtrusive. Our condition rating of "fair" is based on the covers; interior is good. No inscriptions, save for former owner's name to title page top right, dated 1935. Text is in French. View more info

Don Homan Woodcarver

By: Homan, Don

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: Books006236

Condition: Very Good


Undated sample portfolio of recent work including a brief biography and update. Six single leaves each with one image of sculpture and the 3-page foldout update are housed in folding card covers. View more info

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The Star of the Fairies

By: Hope, Mrs. C.-W. Elphinstone

Price: $227.50

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington: 1881

Seller ID: Books009357

Condition: Good


75 pages, plus half-title and the eleven tissue-guarded plates. Decorated red cloth, with gilt to front, spine, and textblock edges. Unobtrusive staining to cloth, head and foot of spine and tips rubbed. Original brown slate endpapers. Old scotch-tape repair to tissue guard of frontispiece has made a visual mess of things there. Semi-circular stain to fore-margin of final 30 pages - not intruding to text or images. Please consult photos. Binding is sound. View more info

Image for A Canadian Art Movement. The Story of the Group of Seven. [inscribed]

A Canadian Art Movement. The Story of the Group of Seven. [inscribed]

By: Houser, F. B.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Toronto, MacMillan: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books011898

Condition: Good


221, [1] pages. Inscribed by the author on half title. Thoreau Macdonald endpapers. Spine rubbed; light soil/handling wear to boards; top edge dusty; small tideline to foot of frontispiece leaf. Binding sound. View more info

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Canada's Past In Pictures [signed]

By: Jefferys, Charles W.

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books011900

Condition: Very Good


131, [1] pages. Signed by author/artist on first leaf [dated July '37]. Also on the front free endpaper is an inscription in pencil: "Here is a book that has something to do with 'Indians'. It is presented with my thanks for a most enjoyable sojourn among many delightful, interesting, and fine people - who became 'Indians' for a day - [signature not legible to me]" dated July 28, '37, with a pencil drawing of what appears to be one person about to chuck another person off a cliff into water on which a boat sits. Laid in is a small pencil drawing of part of a log fort. Offsetting to end... View more info

Image for Les Affiches De Toulouse-Lautrec.

Les Affiches De Toulouse-Lautrec.

By: Julien, Edouard

Price: $293.75

Publisher: Monte Carlo, Andre Sauret: 1950

Seller ID: Books011438

Condition: Very Good


101 pages. Light wear to glassine cover with short tear upper left. Foxing to first few and final few leaves and lightly to margin of first plate and to final leaf of text; all plates vibrant; no spine crease. Overseas orders ship at cost: please inquire. View more info

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The Grey City of the North

By: King. Jessie M

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, T. N. Foulis: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010541

Condition: Very Good


Jacket is slightly taller than the card covers resulting in a top-edge curl. Xmas 1911 gift inscription to front endpaper. A well preserved example. View more info

Image for Towns: 20 Drawings by Eugene Klimoff

Towns: 20 Drawings by Eugene Klimoff

By: Klimoff, Eugene

Price: $1,187.50

Publisher: Canada, Self published:

Seller ID: Books011790

Condition: Very Good


20 plates measuring 8.2 x 5.5 inches in folder, with leaf of notes in English and Russian signed in facsimile. No limitation leaf, and no indication of place/date of printing. View more info

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The Canine Kalevala

By: Kunnas, Mauri, Tarja Kunnas. Tim Steffa trs.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Finland, Otava: 1996

Seller ID: Books010384

ISBN: 9511124420

Condition: Very Good


Pages not numbered [64 pages]. Third printing. Text in English. Clean and unmarked. Better pictures, more dogs, and a hell of a lot shorter than the original. View more info

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The Book of Finnish Elves

By: Kunnas, Mauri. Tim Steffa trs.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Otava: 1999

Seller ID: Books010385

ISBN: 9511124420

Condition: Very Good


48 pages. Text in English. Clean and unmarked. View more info

Image for NATURA NATURATA (An Argument for Still Life). Benefit Exhibition for Squat Theatre curated by Cornelia Lauf. March 4-11, 1989, Josh Baer Gallery.

NATURA NATURATA (An Argument for Still Life). Benefit Exhibition for Squat Theatre curated by Cornelia Lauf. March 4-11, 1989, Josh Baer Gallery.

By: Lauf, Cornelia [curator]

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Josh Baer Gallery: 1989

Seller ID: Books006748

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. Printed on recto only. From the Foreword: "This exhibition spans three centuries of still lifes. It juxtaposes traditional still life compositions with contemporary works that on the surface appear unrelated. Far from developing a thematic or formal link, the desired effect is one of estrangement, whereby both ends of the spectrum are dislodged from their customary niches. The catalogue also offers a cross-section of views: an essay on Manet and the modernist still life (Raquel da Rosa), an interview with a collector and connoisseur (Paul Magriel), artist's statements (Clegg &... View more info

Image for Leo Schimanszky Bildhauer und maler/ Builder and Painter/ Sculpteur et peintre [Signed]

Leo Schimanszky Bildhauer und maler/ Builder and Painter/ Sculpteur et peintre [Signed]

By: Leo Schimanszky

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Austria, (Self Published): 1992

Inscription: inscribed by artist

Seller ID: Books004218

Condition: Very Good


210 pp. Gift inscription by artist/author. All text in German, English, French, and Japanese. Jacket has handling grime and wear to corners, no tears. View more info

Image for Auguste Rodin et Camille Claudel.  Ces mains éblouies

Auguste Rodin et Camille Claudel. Ces mains ├ęblouies

By: Levergeois, Pierre-Marc

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Monaco, Éditions Alphee - Jean-Paul Bertrand: 2009

Seller ID: Books007227

Condition: Very Good


344pp. Part of the Collection Couples Mythiques. Text in french. Clean and unmarked with no creasing to spine. View more info

Image for Spirit Stones of China: The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and Related Scholars' Objects

Spirit Stones of China: The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and Related Scholars' Objects

By: Little, Stephen

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Hong Kong, Art Institute of Chicago: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012092

ISBN: 0865591733

Condition: Very Good


112 pages. First edition stated, with full number line. Light wear and staining to cloth; interior is as-new, with no inscriptions. View more info

Image for Site / Specific / Sight.    Marion McCain Atlantic Art Exhibition 2007

Site / Specific / Sight. Marion McCain Atlantic Art Exhibition 2007

By: Lovatt, Tom (Curator)

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., The Beaverbook Art Gallery / Marion McCain Foundation: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: by various opening attendees

Seller ID: Books009715

Condition: Very Good


159pp. This catalogue had a print run of 1000 It was typeset by Sam Archibald, printed by Etc. Press of Halifax, N.S. and bound by Gaspereau Press in Kentville, N.S. This voulme includes the signature and inscriptions of some of those attending the opening gala for the exhibition, including Tom Lovatt, Ann McCain Evans, Marguerite Appleby and Adriane Abbot. Enclosures with the catalogue are an invitation to the event and the dinner menu. View more info

Image for Lure of the Sea: Leaves from My Pictorial Log. [In original box]

Lure of the Sea: Leaves from My Pictorial Log. [In original box]

By: MacAskill, W.R; Thomas Raddall intro.

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Halifax, Eastern Photo Engravers: 1951

Seller ID: Books008536

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated; profusely illustrated. Book is clean and unmarked. Publisher's pictorial box is tanned, stained, and rubbed; also missing a 2.5 inch section of lower lip - still functional, and uncommon. View more info

Image for The Group of Seven

The Group of Seven

By: Macdonald, Thoreau

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011272

Condition: Very Good


34 pages; colour frontispiece tipped in. Light soiling to cloth; interior clean and unmarked. Published November 1944. View more info

Image for Alison F. MacNeil, Portrait Sculptor [portrait sculpture]

Alison F. MacNeil, Portrait Sculptor [portrait sculpture]

By: MacNeil, Alison F.

Price: $43.75

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, not stated: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011987

Condition: Very Good


27 pages. Twenty-five pages of photographs of the artist's work plus biographical sketch and photograph of herself at work View more info

Image for Concrete Poetry: A World View

Concrete Poetry: A World View

By: Mary Ellen Solt ed.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1971

Seller ID: Books011167

Condition: Good


311 pages, with de Campos's Luxo fold-out intact at page 96. Third printing. Covers worn; spine successfully reinforced with clear tape. Former owner's name to first leaf top right. Pencil scoring up to page 16 of the intro. View more info

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Dessins

By: Matisse, Henri

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Paris, Cahiers D'Art: 1936

Seller ID: Books011821

Condition: Very Good


5-10, [2], and 77-145, [3] pages - but lacking 141-[144] (two plates). Portfolio cover soiled, worn, and reinforced to verso. Leaves lightly toned; occasional spots of unobtrusive marginal soiling. NB: lacking one grouping of two plates. The plate at 109 is cleanly detached; that at 137 is nearly detached. View more info