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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
GERMAN PRISONERS IN GREAT BRITAIN
London: (Ministry of Progaganda), no date (1916), 1916.
Quarto, grey card covers with flaps. pp [62,  + frontispiece photogravure with tissue guard. Foreword followed by captioned photos. Name rubber stamp at top of front cover, later ink owner name at front, mild wear at spine ends, small soft bruise to upper outer corners of text; else a VG clean and unworn copy. Laid in is a printed complimentary card from Sir Gilbert Parker. "The photographs which are reproduced in this volume were taken in response to a request made by the American Ambassador in Berlin. They were originally designed to form part of the Wurtemberg War Exhibition, and were actually taken by the photographic section of the Royal Flying Corps." The photos were taken at six P.O.W. camps - Donington Hall, Alexandra Palace, Dorchester, Handforth, Lofthouse Park and Eastcote. The boys seemed to be having a jolly old time, the message to the Hun being you should make nice to British POWs, too.. You can be sure that's the way it was all of the time.
$60.00 Book Number: 44023 Order / Enquire
ADDISON, Joseph and Richard Steele
HISTORY, OPINIONS, AND LUCUBRATIONS, OF ISAAC BICKERSTAFF, Esq. From the "Tatler," by Steele and Addison. With Introduction, Notes, and Illustrations by H.R. Montgomery...Illustrated with a Series of Photographs.
London:: Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1861.
Octavo, hardcover, original black bead grain cloth decorated with pink dots, paper spine label, light brown endpapers. pp viii, (xviii), 304 plus 24 pp publisher's catalogue. Extensive notes at rear. Ads on front and rear pastedowns. With eleven actual photographs (of prints) pasted in within tan panels. Spine label tanned and lightly rubbed, with small chips at head; two small splits to joints; spine very lightly sunned; plates have light foxing, with some puckering to the paper from the pasting-in of the photos; else a near fine copy, hinges not cracked. With the pencil ownership signature of Roger Senhouse, British publisher, translator, and Lytton Strachey's last lover.. A selection from Addison & Steele's THE TATLER (first pub. 1710-11), illustrated with actual photographs, though since they are of engravings, they seem to have been employed for novelty more than anything else.
$75.00 Book Number: 20347 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
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
BLAKE, Verschoyle Benson / Ralph Greenhill
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1969.
Beige linen. pp viii, 90, (10). Idex. Black and white photos by Blake, text by Greenhill. Private bookplate at front. VG clean and unworn jacketless copy. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required
$17.95 Book Number: 45053 Order / Enquire
SCREENS AND GALLERIES IN ENGLISH CHURCHES
London: Henry Frowde / Oxford University Press, 1908.
Octavo. Blue cloth lettered in white. pp xii, 192. 152 photos and drawings in text. Spine lightly darkened; endpapers foxed; ink owner name on front free endpaper; else a VG unworn copy. A detailed history of the evolution of the Rood and Rood screen.
$45.00 Book Number: 26796 Order / Enquire
The Great War Through Keystone Stereographs
New Bern, NC: Trafford Publishing, 2002.
Small quarto, card covers. pp (iii)-x, 166, . Photos, tables. Ink owner name at front, VG otherwise.
$19.50 Book Number: 43836 Order / Enquire
`GREUZE: The rise and fall of an eighteenth-century phenomenon
London: Elek, 1972.
Small quarto, yellow boards. Reproductions in black & white. Tidy ink owner name (date on other side) at top of front free endpaper, small bruises to outer corners of covers, VG clean, tight and unworn copy otherwise. Dust jacket has a clip to both corners of front flap; small tears and rubbing at foot of spine; sticker shadow at lower spine; VG otherwise. An account of this once very popular French painter. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$40.00 Book Number: 34880 Order / Enquire
BROUWS, Jeff and Ed Delvers
STARLIGHT ON THE RAILS
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2000.
Oblong quarto, black boards. pp 138. Very nearly fine in like jacket. A book of great nighttime rail photos from the end of WWII to the mid-60s. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
$25.00 Book Number: 43426 Order / Enquire
BRUNNER, (A.W., compiler and editor)
COTTAGES or Hints on Economical Building. Containing Twenty-Four Plates of Medium and Low Cost Houses, Contribued by Different New York Architects, Together with Descriptive Letterpress, Giving Practical Suggestions for Cottage Building...
NY: William T. Comstock, 1884,
Original dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. (56) pp text + frontispiece and 23 plates + , 57-77 pp ads (including rear endpapers). Mild wear to spine tips and outer corners, light rubbing to edges of covers, text paper a little toned; light foxing and ink name on front endpapers; else a VG clean and tight copy. The title page continues "To Which is Added a Chapter on the Water Supply, Drainage, Sewerage, Heating and Ventilation, and Other Sanitary Questions Relating to Country Houses by Wm. Paul Gerhard, C.E. The New York architects contributing designs were William A. Bates, Charles I. Berg, the author, James D. Hunter, Jr., Rossiter & Wright, Thomas Tryon, William B. Tuthill, Frank F. Ward, and Frederick B. White.
$125.00 Book Number: 23170 Order / Enquire
CAMERON, W.A., Rev.
NOT BY EASTERN WINDOWS ONLY. Messages from Modern Prophets
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1929.
Octavo. Blue cloth gilt lettered, blue on yellow pictorial endpapers. (xii), (244) pp. Inscribed by TM at on title page "endpapers - Thoreau MacDonald". Spine and inner margins of covers sunned, two word rubber stamp on front free endpaper, VG jacketless copy otherwise. A collection of sermons on literature and religion by the minister of Yorkminster Church, Toronto. Edison C24.
$20.00 Book Number: 31171 Order / Enquire
CARAFFE, Marc de, and others
TOWN HALLS OF CANADA: A Collection of Essays on Pre-1930 Town Hall Buildings
Ottawa: Environment Canada - Parks, 1987.
Orange card covers, illustrated, appendix, bibliography. Light cover rubbing, else a VG uncreased copy, no owner names.
$20.00 Book Number: 29371 Order / Enquire
CARPENTER, Edmund, Frederick Varley, Robert Flaherty
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1959.
Black cloth, square quarto. Well illustrated with colour and black & white reproductions of Varley drawings and some of Flaherty's carvings. Ink name at front, covers just a mite bowed, VG+ otherwise. White dust jacket has a 3 inch tear to front panel, shorter tears, small chips, elsewhere; light soiling; just good.. Issued as Explorations #9 (the last of the first series), Marshall McLuhan's media journal, though McLuhan himself made no contributions to the volume. The three pieces were independently written. Carpenter contends that the primary spacial model of the Eskimo / Inuit is acoustical rather than visual. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$35.00 Book Number: 31767 Order / Enquire
CLARK, James L.
TRAILS OF THE HUNTED
London: Chatto & Windus, 1929.
Original light green cloth. pp , (xiv), (270), [1, ads] + 47 plates. Covers faded; spine lightly spotted, with tips a bit frayed, cloth tears to joints neatly repaired; ink owner name on front free endpaper; scattered foxing; in all, a good, sound copy, tight in the binding; text clean and unworn. For many years Clark was the companion of Carl Akely ("a man who stood alone in his generation as a combination of scientist, sculptor, taxidermist, photographer, and author"). Clark "was engaged directly in the development of the Akeley camera, and with it has produced some unsurpassed photographs of life, of both man and beast, in remote corners of the world" - from the Foreword by Kermit Roosevelt. Photos of big animals. Includes chapter titled Sculpturng and Taxidermy, Central Asia, American Game, Yaks, Ibex, Poli, Captured by Mongols, Tortured, and more (15 chapters in all). Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$40.00 Book Number: 27318 Order / Enquire
DE KIRILINE, Louise
THE LOGHOUSE NEST. With Drawings by Thoreau MacDonald & endpaper designs by the Author
Toronto: S.J. Reginald Saunders, 1945.
Yellow cloth, illustrated endpapers. pp 173, . Remains of lending library label on rear pastedown, mild foxing to page edges and endpapers, VG otherwise. Dust jacket has a large chip to upper inner corner of front panel, smaller chips elsewhere, short creased edge tears, partial spilt to front spine fold neatly repaired internally; fair, but all lettering and illustration intact. Title page, spine, and jacket lettering, and numerous vignette illustrations, by Thoreau MacDonald. Edison B34. Nature book, birds in the Canadian North, Mattawa River.
$18.00 Book Number: 28128 Order / Enquire
THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF PAINTING IN OIL AND WATER COLOURS FOR LANDSCAPE AND PORTRAITS...Fifth edition
London: David Bogue, 1852.
Title page continues "including the preparation of colours, vehicles, varnishes &c.; method of painting in wax, or encaustic; also on the chemical properties and permancy of colours, &c. With a manual of lithography." 5th printing. Quarto, original brown cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered. pp xii, 236 + 8 colour plates + 9 b&w plates. Lacking the front free endpapers; cloth splits to spine neatly repaired; tissue guard at frontispiece yellowed and foxed; private owner rubber stamp on verso of title leaf and rear pastedown; else a VG unworn, clean and now tight copy. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.
$125.00 Book Number: 40742 Order / Enquire
FRASSANITO, (William A.)
GRANT AND LEE. The Virginia Campaigns 1864-1865.
New York: Scribner's, 1983.
Square octavo, blue boards. 442, (6) pp. Numerous photos, index. Fine copy. Jacket has a half inch creased tear to rear panel, else fine. The book focuses on the photographic evidence of the last year of the American Civil War, with 255 photos, many of them correctly labeled for the first time and most documented for the first time.
$19.00 Book Number: 7600 Order / Enquire
GRAY, John M.
EIGHT PHOTOGRAVURES FROM THE WORKS OF WILLIAM FETTES DOUGLAS, P.R.S.A. By Messrs. Boussod, Valadon and Company. With a portrait after George Reid, R.S.A. And a critical sketch by John M. Gray
Edinburgh: Constable, for the Royal Society for Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, 1885.
Folio, 43 cm. Original green boards, cover titled and ruled in gilt, light green endpapers, title page printed in red and black. pp (4), (13, text), (4) + frontispiece and 8 other plates, all with tissue guards. Boards have wear along edges and outer corners; foxing in text, blank versos of plates, and in some plate margins but not in the images; tissue guards yellowed, with some foxing; else a VG clean and tight copy, no owner names. High quality photogravures by Goupil & Co. William Fettes Douglas (1822-91) was a Scottish painter who in 1877 was appointed Director of the National Galleries of Scotland and in 1882 became President of the Royal Scottish Academy. The pictures are Stonehaven Harbour (especially nice harbour view), The False Astrologer (old books stacked and tumbling, stuffed alligator hanging from the ceiling), Summons to the Tribunal (more stacked and tumbling old books), Hudibras & Ralph Visiting the Astrologer, The Spell (a priest practicing black magic), The Antiquary and Lovel (yet more books being abused in the study), The Whisper (juicy gossip), and A Fishing Village. Douglas was interested in astrology and alchemy and was an antiquary and bibliophile. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$95.00 Book Number: 39361 Order / Enquire