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Canada 1812-1871. THE FORMATIVE YEARS. Illustrations by C.W. Jefferys
Toronto: Imperial Oil, 1967.
Quarto, 96 pp. Spine very lightly yellowed, else fine. Confederation centennary issue, July 1967, of the Imperial Review, notable for the excellent Jefferys line drawings.
$7.95 Book Number: 45016 Order / Enquire
Chefs-d'oeuvre des arts indiens et esquimaux du Canada / Masterpieces of Indian and Eskimo art from Canada
Paris: Société des amis du musée de l'homme, 1969.
Square quarto. Card covers with flaps. Colour and black & white reproductions, text in French and English. Small tear, mild rubbing, to spine tips, VG+ otherwise, no owner names. Catalogue of an exhibition at the Musée de l'homme, Paris, March - Sept. 1969, and the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Nov. 1969 - Jan. 1970. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$20.00 Book Number: 26099 Order / Enquire
LOST PARADISE. SYMBOLIST EUROPE
Montreal: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1995.
Folio, red silk binding. pp (557), (3). Colour and b&w reproductions. Fine in fine jacket. A massive exhibition catalogue. Note: 3.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$150.00 Book Number: 31050 Order / Enquire
The Work of Cram and Ferguson Architects, including work by Cram, Goodhue, and Ferguson. With an introduction by Charles D. Maginnis.
New York: The Pencil Points Press, 1929.
Folio, 36 cm. Red and maroon cloth. 13 pp text + 344 b&w plates (one folding) + 3 p index to the plates + colour frontispiece; one colour plate in text. Ends of light sunned spine are frayed. with gilt spine lettering dulled; moderate wear to outer corners; frontispiece of The Chapel, Princeton University, has diagonal creases; mild spotting, light rubbing, to covers; else a VG copy, text clean, tight and unworn. Plates of their church buildings (mostly gothic, some Georgian), school and university buildings and libraries, furniture and details, and a few residences. The United States Military Academy at West Point and Rice University were two of their notable projects. Note: 4 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$195.00 Book Number: 35072 Order / Enquire
The development of painting in Canada / Le developpement de la peinture au Canada, 1665-1945
Toronto: Ryerson, 1945.
Third printing. pp 65 stapled in cream card covers. Lower outer corner of pp 33-34 torn away with loss of parts of a few words, else fine. One colour and numerous black & white reproductions. Catalogue of an exhibition held January at the Art Gallery of Toronto, February at The Art Association of Montreal, March at The National Gallery of Canada, and April at Le Musée de la Province de Quebec. Designed and printed by Rous and Mann, Toronto. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced. Size: Octavo.
$10.00 Book Number: 45308 Order / Enquire
THE RAILWAY PAINTING OF TERENCE CUNEO
London: New Cavendish Books, 1984.
Quarto, green boards. pp 128. Reproductions in colour and b&w. Private owner rubber stamps and evidence of tape removal inside covers, else fine in fine jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$25.00 Book Number: 43630 Order / Enquire
CARL SPITZWEGS MALERPARADIES
Munchen: Schuler, 1974.
Square quarto. Tan cloth gilt. Pp (176). Black and white reproductions, many tipped in colour plates. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has a small nick to front panel, small shallow chip to rear panel, else fine. Text in German. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$20.00 Book Number: 33079 Order / Enquire
Toronto: Toronto Theosophical Society, 1950.
Octavo, (30) pp, stapled, in salmon illustrated paper covers. Covers have edge nicks, some faint dampstains, else a VG copy, inscribed by the author and signed twice. Watters p. 4 (OONL only) lists under poetry, in error - it is prose. With good vignette illustrations by the author. Aldwinckle was a noted Canadian illustrator, designer, and war artist.
$30.00 Book Number: 24264 Order / Enquire
EVOLUTION IN ITALIAN ART
London: Grant Richards, 1908.
Octavo, black cloth, front cover lettered & decorated in white, spine gilt lettered, top edges gilt, others rough trimmed. pp (372) + frontispiece with tissue guard and 64 other plates, the plates including in the pagination. 1912 ink inscription; light endpaper foxing; damp stains to covers, endpapers, and lightly to text margins; VG unworn copy otherwise. A posthumously published work made from articles which had appeared in the Pall Mall Gazette and the English Illustrated Magazine. It was almost complete at his death. The chapters were revised and brought up to date by J.W. Cruikshank.
$45.00 Book Number: 43242 Order / Enquire
PRINTMAKING IN CANADA: The Earliest Views and Portraits / Les débuts de l’estampe imprimée au Canada: vues et portraits
Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 1980.
Quarto. Card covers. Pp xxviii, 244. Black & white reproductions throughout. Taupe spine sunned to green, VG otherwise, no owner names. Exhibition catalogue. Text in English and French. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$18.50 Book Number: 30016 Order / Enquire
ASTON, Dore, curator.
À REBOURS: la rebellion informalista / the informal rebellion [1939-1968]
Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno: Madrid, 1999.
Squarish quarto, card covers. 386 pp. Text in English and Spanish. Colour reproductions, b&w photos. Tiny rubber stamp to page edges, else fine. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$35.00 Book Number: 45379 Order / Enquire
BAKER, Nicholas J., compiler and editor (John Prentiss Benson)
THE ARTISTIC LEGACY OF JOHN PRENTISS BENSON
Pocasset, MA: John Benson Book, 2003.
Red pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, without jacket (as issued?). pp (x), 276, (2). A catalogue raisonné of this Fine copy, no owner names. Benson (1865-1947) was an American architect and maritime painter.
$25.00 Book Number: 36576 Order / Enquire
MOUNTAIN CLOUD. Ilustrations by Thoreau MacDonald.
Caldwell, Idaho / Toronto: Caxton / Macmillan., 1944.
Tall octavo, beige pictorial cloth printed in brown, map endpapers in red & black on cream. Yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing to spine ends and outer corners; very small chip to lower outer corner of front panel; cream spine panels very lightly yellowed; nick to rear panel; else fine, flap price intact. A novel about the Indians of Western Canada by this eminent Canadian anthopologist. Nicely designed book, with the ever-pleasing illustration of Thoreau MacDonald (32 drawings), stylized title page vignette illustration (in mauve) by A.Y. Jackson, endpaper maps by three Jackson women. Edison B32. Scarce in this condition.
$175.00 Book Number: 44316 Order / Enquire
Toronto: Society for Art Publications / McClelland & Stewart, 1962.
pp (16) text plus reproductions, some in colour. Yellowing to first (blank) page from something once laid in, else fine. The Gallery of Canadian Art series no. 1. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced. Size: Squarish octavo
$7.95 Book Number: 45309 Order / Enquire
Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1941.
Paper issue. 12mo. pp , 44, . Salmon pictorial card covers printed in blue, sewn binding. Frontis. + 24 black & white reproductions in text. Tiny nicks to yapp edges, else a fine copy. Front wrapper design by Thoreau MacDonald. Edison C44. A volume in the publisher's Canadian Art Series, this is the 7th title in the series overall, and the first title in the Second Series. A little monograph on the best political cartoonist of 19th century Canada. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$19.95 Book Number: 45340 Order / Enquire
FULFILLED MOMENTS ON A HIGHER PLANE. From the German of Ernst Barlach. Gleucksmonte im Hoeheren Reich. Translated by Naomi Jackson Groves.
Hamburg (Germany): Ernst Barlach Haus, 1971.
20 leaves printed rectos only, stapled, in square octavo card covers with cover label. Tipped in reproduced drawing on verso of second leaf. Edition of 500 numbered copies, this is number 65. Fine copy, inscribed by the translator. "These musings from a Barlach notebook of 1911 were published for the Ernst Barlach Gesellschaft in January, 1970, the hundredth anniversay of the artist's birth." - translator's note. The translator is a Canadian.
$19.00 Book Number: 11190 Order / Enquire
BELL, Charles, Sir
THE ANATOMY AND PHILOSOPHY OF EXPRESSION as connected with the fine arts
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1865.
"Fifth edition". Quarto, original red cloth stamped in blind and gilt, black endpapers. pp viii, 275 + 4 engraved plates at rear. Many vignette engravings in text. Pages (231)-68 contain an addendix "On the Nervous System" by Alexander Shaw. Contains the posthumous Preface to the Third Edition. Spine ends a bit frayed, wear along bottom fore margins of lower edges of covers; short cloth splits to joints neatly repaired, only minor light scattered foxing in text, nice bookplate inside front cover; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, text quite clean, hinges not cracked. Sir Charles Bell (1774-1842) was a Scottish surgeon, anatomist, neurologist and philosophical theologian. The present work, one of many from Sir Charles, was first published in 1806 as Essays on The Anatomy of Expression in Painting. Bell's studies on emotional expression, flawed though they were, played a catalytic role in the development of Darwin's considerations of the origins of human emotional life; and Darwin very much agreed with Bell's emphasis on the expressive role of the muscles of respiration. Darwin detailed these opinions in his The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals (1872), Note: heavier parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$95.00 Book Number: 38523 Order / Enquire
Harmondsworth, England: Penguin, 1945.
pp 16 text + 32 plates, 16 in colour, on 16 leaves. Soft creases, VG unworn copy otherwise, no owner names. Penguin Modern Painters series. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$15.00 Book Number: 44781 Order / Enquire
BELLEROCHE, William de (Frank Brangwyn)
London: Chapman & Hall, 1944.
The limited issue, #67 of 500 copies on hand made paper. Tall octavo, cream bevel edge cloth with cover and spine label, fore edges untrimmed. pp (xx), 181 + black & white plates; line drawings in text. Light foxing to endpapers; spine faintly spotted and darkened, with mild wear to the label; else a VG clean and tight jacketless copy. Laid in is a 1960 TNS from de Belleroche. The pen & ink drawings in the text are reproduced from Brangwyn letters to the author and are here published for the first time. Note : 1.5 kg parcel, please enquire for shipping rate.
$50.00 Book Number: 33377 Order / Enquire
THE ST. LAWRENCE. Illustrated by A.Y. Jackson
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1942.
Blue cloth, illustrated endpapers. pp (xiv), (274). Endpapers and line drawings in text by A.Y. Jackson. Yellowing to page edges, small creased tear to lower margin of two leaves near centre; else fine. Dust jacket has a thumbnail-size chip to upper inner corner of front panel, small chips, creases, and rubbing to spine ends; short tear to lower front spine fold with creases along lower margin of front panel; price-clipped. Good. A volume in the Rivers of America series, illustrated by an important Canadian painter.
$19.95 Book Number: 44644 Order / Enquire