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Contact

By: Maurois, Andre

Price: $448.50

Publisher: Maestricht, A.A.M Stols: 1928

Seller ID: Books010073

Condition: Very Good


144, [6] pages. Number 287 of 400 printed sur papier vélin anglais [of 480 total]. Purple morocco over marbled boards; green morocco labels to spine; top edge gilded; marbled endpapers. Offsetting from original page-mark ribbon on pages 60-61; ribbon remains attached. binding sound and hinges secure; no inscriptions. View more info

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The Public School Drawing Course No. 6. Senior Fourth.

By: McFaul, J.H. [Designed & Arranged by]

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Toronto, Canada Publishing Co.: 1892

Seller ID: Books012101

Condition: Very Good


24 pages. Entirely completed by former owner, one Helen F. Titus of Hampton, Nova Scotia. Wear to covers; staples holding well. View more info

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The Group of Seven [Fine Binding by Jacques Blanchet]

By: Mellen, Peter

Price: $5,525.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1973

Seller ID: Books009965

Condition: Fine


Fourth printing; 232 pages. Elaborately bound by Jacques Blanchet. Full morocco with gilt titles to spine and front inlay depicting Tom Thomson's The West Wind. Windowed leather-covered stiff slipcase. Top edge multi-colour & gilt, other edges rough sawn. Multi-colour fabric front and rear free endpapers. Warm presentation inscription from Canadian shipping executive and Blanchet collector Alex [Alexander C. Pathy] and wife Marnie dated June 1994 on second front free endpaper. Out of the case the volume measures 13 x 10.6 inches. Fine, in lightly rubbed slipcase. View more info

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Ethiopian Processional Crosses

By: Moore, Eine

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Addis Ababa, The Institute of Ethipian Studies, Haile Sellassie University: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012215

Condition: Very Good


80 page, + 65 figures (full page, black and white illustrations), gift inscription to title page View more info

Image for Horst Maria Guilhauman : Painter, Poet, Philosopher [with signed / limited print]

Horst Maria Guilhauman : Painter, Poet, Philosopher [with signed / limited print]

By: Munk, Ly Avelin

Price: $218.75

Publisher: Ontario, Insignia Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books011877

ISBN: 0978099702

Condition: Very Good


173 pages. Inscribed by the artist on the first leaf. Laid in is the print "The Pool Player" signed and numbered in pencil: 109/1000, measuring 5.75 x 12.3 inches. Light corner crease to print top right. View more info

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The Trumpet and Trombone in Graphic Arts, 1500-1800 (Brass Research Series: No. 9 )

By: Naylor, Tom L.

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A., The Brass Press: 1979

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: Books011979

ISBN: 0914282204

Condition: Very Good


200 pages, 222 black and white images of musical iconography View more info

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The Avalon Peninsula : Rock Garden of the Atlantic

By: Neary, Peter

Price: $431.25

Publisher: Carlisle, ON, Brandstead Press: 1984

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books012226

Condition: Very Good


[59] leaves. Number 23 of 100 printed. With bookplate of C. Neville Smith to front pastedown, and his signature to facing leaf. Invitation card to 6 December 1984 Brender a Brandis Wood Engravings reception at Memorial University, St. John's laid in. View more info

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Problem Pictures. Men and Women in Victorian Painting.

By: Nunn, Pamela Gerrish.

Price: $45.50

Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, U.K., Scolar Press: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: Books010169

ISBN: 1859281534

Condition: Good


xii, 172pp. previous owner's signature to ffep. inobtrusive highlighting and scoring throughout View more info

Image for The Collective Unconscience of Odd Bodkins

The Collective Unconscience of Odd Bodkins

By: O'Neill Dan

Price: $31.25

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Glide Publications: 1973

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: Books011101

ISBN: 9120783329

Condition: Good


unpaginated, corners slightly dog earred, covers have light wear View more info

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The Artists' Halifax: Portraits of the Town and Harbour through 250 Years, Selected from the collection of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (Formac Illustrated History)

By: O'Neill, Mora Dianne

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Halifax, Formac: 2003

Seller ID: Books007502

ISBN: 0887806007

Condition: Very Good


128 pages. Clean and unmarked, with spine uncreased. Profusely illustrated. View more info

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Primary Sources: Selected Writings on Color from Aristotle to Albers

By: Patricia Stone, ed.

Price: $62.50

Publisher: New York, Design Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011258

ISBN: 0830634819

Condition: Very Good


243 pages. 24 pages with red pen scoring. No spine crease. View more info

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The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of: The art and design of Frederick and Louise Coates

By: Paul Makovsky

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto: 1997

Seller ID: Books008198

ISBN: 0772760241

Condition: Very Good


80 pages. As new: clean and unmarked, with no creasing to spine. Illustrated View more info

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Les chomeurs de la mort. (Alex Colville association copy)

By: Peloquin, Claude

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Montréal, Mainmise: 1974

Inscription: inscribed by author

Seller ID: Books003559

Condition: Very Good


141pp. Light wear to card covers. A signed presentation copy from Peloquin to Canadian artist Alex Colville. One of Colville's paintings, and quotations from a speech he gave in 1967, appear in the book. View more info

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John Martin, Painter. His Life and Times

By: Pendered, Mary L.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Company: 1924

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: Books006520

Condition: Fair


318 pages. With twenty illustrations and a folding map. Worn, sunned spine with 1/2" tear at top, and top edge peeled back; else very good. View more info

Image for Ordinary Magic, A Biographical Sketch of Alex Colville, with reproductions of his more recent works [SIGNED plus related ephemera].

Ordinary Magic, A Biographical Sketch of Alex Colville, with reproductions of his more recent works [SIGNED plus related ephemera].

By: Perkin, J.R.C., Alex Colville

Price: $162.50

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author and Artist

Seller ID: Books008610

Condition: Very Good


180 pages. Hardcover in jacket. Inscribed "for --- and --- Alex Colville" and "with best wishes J.R.C. Perkin". Jacket rubbed, with three half-inch closed tears: one along rear hinge at head of spine, the other two running up from bottom edge of rear panel. Interior is clean and unmarked, save for the aforementioned inscriptions. Included with the book in this sale are the following: 1] Invitation to a celebration of Alex Colville's 75th birthday, at the Acadia University Art Gallery in Wolfville, NS. "At this time, Lancelot Press will launch its new book, Ordinary Magic...... View more info

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The Heart of a Humument

By: Phillips, Tom

Price: $81.25

Publisher: Stuttgart, Hansjorg Mayer: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011651

Condition: Very Good


Unpaged; measuring 4.4 x 3.4 inches. Clean and unmarked. Jacket now in a removable archival sleeve. View more info

Understanding Creativity

By: Piirto, Jane

Price: $65.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Great Potential Press: 2004

Edition: Revised edition

Seller ID: Books007482

ISBN: 0910707588

Condition: Good


xx, 521pp. rear hinge weakened, note by previous owner to ffep. (date of purchase and price) View more info

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deGarthe, His Life, Marine Art and Sculpture

By: Pope, Douglas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hantsport, N.S., Lancelot Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011100

ISBN: 0889993971

Condition: Good


137pp. corners of cover slightly curled View more info

Image for Prang Examples of Historic Ornament: A suite of 73 plates

Prang Examples of Historic Ornament: A suite of 73 plates

By: Prang, Louis

Price: $318.50

Seller ID: Books005483


Each plate measures 9.25 x 6.6 inches. Uncommon set of 73 plates published c. 1875: Renaissance I: Plates 1-7; Renaissance II: Plates 1-7; Gothic I: Plates 1-8; Gothic II: Plates 1-8; Romanesque: Plates 1-4; Byzantine: Plates 1-4; Moorish: Plates 1-5; Greek: Plates 1-9; Roman: Plates 1-7; Arabian: Plates 1-5; Egyptian: Plates 1-9. Most of the plates are in full vibrant colour, the others in brown and cream. The plates are dusty (a few almost grubby) around the edges, but in each case th... View more info

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A Personal Calligraphy [signed]

By: Pratt, Mary

Price: $45.50

Publisher: Fredericton, NB, Goose Lane Editions: 2000

Inscription: inscribed by author

Seller ID: Books008527

ISBN: 0864923163

Condition: Very Good


143 pages. Warmly inscribed by the author / artist on title page. The recipient is a cousin of Pratt's, and has dog-eared some corners and added some brief notes and some marginal scoring in pencil. View more info