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Image for 150 Years of Art in Manitoba: Struggle for a Visual Civilization. An Exhibition for the Manitoba Centennial 1970.

150 Years of Art in Manitoba: Struggle for a Visual Civilization. An Exhibition for the Manitoba Centennial 1970.

By: N/A

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, The Winnipeg Art Gallery,


8vo - 21 x 27.5 cm. (oblong); xii - 115 - [1] pp. An illustrated survey of art from Manitoba. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and colour plates. General but moderate wear and soiling to the covers with minor foxing to the text block edges. View more info

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A Rural Life.

By: Tolmie, Ken.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Oberon Press., 1986


4to - 27.5 x 21 cm.; 60 pp. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The author documents his return to the east coast of Canada (Bridgetown in the Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia) with a series of water colour paintings and some quite delightful accompanying text. All printed on a high quality coated paper. Previous owner's stamp on the front free end paper, else clean with a sound binding and showing only mild wear to the spine tips and a wee bump on t... View more info

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Abbotsleigh: A Sketch Book.

By: Begbie, Donald.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Sydney, Australia., Privately published.,


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; Unpaginated with 32 pages. Textured off-white paper over boards with the school crest in yellow and black centered on the front board. A collection of 15 black and white rendered drawings of the school and its grounds. The drawings are printed on the recto only with the verso being blank. Abotsleigh is a kindergarten to year 12 Anglican day and boarding school for girls located in Wahroonga, Sydney, New South Wales. It was founded in 1885 and continu... View more info

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Ai Weiwei, Circle of Animals, Zodiac Heads

By: Weiwei, Ai and Susan Delson (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, AW Asia., 2011


51 pp. Exhibition catalogue. After photos of the heads sculpted by Weiwei and information on the meaning of each animal, there is an essay by Delson, "In the Garden of Perfect Brightness," excerpts of interviews of Weiwei and a brief biography of the artist. All printed on a heavy, coated paper. Very minor wear; a nice, sturdy, clean copy. View more info

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Arboretum

By: Byrne, David

Price: $40.50

Publisher: San Francisco, California., McSweeney's Books., 2006


8vo - 23 x 18 cm.; Unpaginated. Byrne is the Scottish-American musician and founder of Talking Heads who is also a writer, actor, visual artist. This is a sketchbook facsimile of his Tree Drawings - "an enigmatic, enchanting collection of mental maps. . . blend of faux science, automatic writing, self-analysis and satire. . ." Attached to the binding is a four-foot foldout guide. Brown paper-covered boards have minor edgewear, a tiny split at top of front joint, ... View more info

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Art for the Classroom.

By: Dorsey, Elsie.

Price: $11.70

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan., School Aids And Text Book Publishing Co., 1943


4to - 29.5 x 22 cm.; 47 pp. Gray cloth with blue lettering and decorations on front. No additional printings are noted. Dorsey presents this school text as an effort to further the development of artistic abilities in the elementary curriculum and to integrate art programs into the general courses of study. Profusely illustrated with drawings, photographs and sample alphabets. The corners are very gently bumped and the boards show some mild shelf wear. The interior is ve... View more info

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Aurelia Munoz: Palacio De Cristal Del Retiro. Madrid. Abril-Mayo 1982.

By: Munoz, Aurelia.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Madrid, Spain., Ministerio De Cultura, 1982


Fo - 34.5 x 20 cm.; 34 pp. A lavishly illustrated retrospective of the exhibition of Munoz's work held in Madrid in 1982. Includes a centrefold 'pop-up' reproduction of one of her hanging 'wing'ed' works done in white paper on a black background. The dust jacket is a vellum paper and shows the normal crinkling when this material is used for this purpose. Text is in Spanish. View more info

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Booklets, Catalogs, Folders and Broadsides: Their Construction and Design.

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Meyer Both Company, 1922


4to - 30 x 22.5 cm.; (4) - 20 - (4) pp. Light gray wraps with a saddle stapled binding. Contents: "Facts on Printing, The Intelligent Use of Color, Designing the Cover, Preparing the Dummy, Selling the Work". (Series B). Interior is clean. The covers are mildly edge worn and show age browning on the margins. Previous owner's name on first page. One of the fine art courses offered by Meyer Both with the aim of helping an aspiring artist to enter the world of comm... View more info

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Brookgreen Gardens, Sculpture, Volume II.

By: Proske, Beatrice Gilman.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Brookgreen, South Carolina., 1955


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 183 pp. Printed by Order of the Trustees. This volume contains the works acquired for Brookgreen Gardens since the publication of Volume I in 1943. There is a photo of the sculpture plus a brief biography of the artist and comments on the work for each of the new artists whose works have been added to the collection; plus a photo and commentary for new works of previously represented artists. Wonderful works of art, especially stunning is Frank Eliscu'... View more info

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Charles Huot. (Canadian Artists Series #7).

By: Ostiguy, Jean-Rene.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., National Gallery Of Canada., 1985


8vo - 23 x 16.5 cm.; 90 - (6) pp. This is volume 7 in the Canadian Artists Series from the National Gallery under the general editorship of Dennis Reid. Translated from the original French courtesy the National Gallery. First published in 1979, this is the second printing. Huot (1855-1930) was a French Canadian painter best known for his murals on canvas. 20 pages of text followed by reproductions (black and white and full colour) and a 1 page bibliography. The covers sh... View more info

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Christian Iconography: A Study of Its Origins.

By: Grabar, Andre.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey., Princeton University Press., 1980


4to - 25.5 x 19 cm.; l - 174 pp plus 341 black and white plates on un-numbered pages (~ 150 pages). This is the illustrated text of A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts delivered at the National Gallery of Art in Washington in 1961. Volume 10 in the Bollingen Series XXXV. Copyrighted in 1968 by the National Gallery, this is the first Princeton paperback printing in 1980. The covers show mild edge wear and some scuffing, the interior is clean and the binding is solid. T... View more info

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Collections Baur Genève.

By: Schneeberger, P. F. (conservator)

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland., Fondation Alfred et Eugenie Baur-Duret.,


8vo - 22 x 19 cm.; Unpaginated with 56 pages. An illustrated catalogue of the Baur Collectionhoused in Geneva highlighting many of the pieces collected in the far east. Illustrated with black / white and full colour photographs. Location map of China, two page bibliography and a short four page biographical note of Alfred Baur. Minor wear to the cover edges. View more info

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Color.

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Meyer Both Company, 1922


4to - 30 x 22.5 cm.; (4) - 17 - (3) pp. Series C. Light gray wraps with a saddle stapled binding. Contents: "The Spectrum and Its Relation to Pigment Color, The Relation of Color to Music, Systematic Palette Arrangement, Color Value, Melody, Harmony and Contrasts". Interior is clean. The covers are mildly edge worn and show age browning on the margins. Previous owner's name and a pencilled note on the first page. Included is the "Chart for Finding Triads an... View more info

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Composition.

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Meyer Both Company, 1926


4to - 30 x 22.5 cm.; (4) - 15- (1) pp. Series E. Light gray wraps with a saddle stapled binding. Contents: "Pictorial Spacing and Design Arrangement, Emphasis, Tone Relation, Harmony and Rhythm". Interior is clean. The covers are mildly edge worn and show age browning on the margins. The accompanying charts are not present. One of the fine art courses offered by Meyer Both with the aim of helping an aspiring artist to enter the world of commercial art. View more info

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Das Marienleben Eine Holzsfchnittfolge

By: Durer, Albrecht

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Leipzig, Germany, Im Infel Berlag Zu Leipzig,


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; Unpageinated. Pictorial papered boards with paste on labels on front and on spine. Front cover is soiled and edges are worn. 20 engravings by Durer followed by 4 pages of text. All text is in German. Engravings printed on recto, versos are blank. Paper is a light cream coloured woven stock. View more info