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A Canadian for All Seasons, The John E. Robbins Story.

By: McLeish, John A. B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Lester and Orpen.: 1978

Seller ID: 27619

ISBN: 0919630790

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 315 pp. Robbins (1903-1995) was a remarkable Canadian who, in his lifetime, was involved in the founding of a number of cultural organizations, was editor-in-chief for the Encyclopedia Canadiana, President of Brandon University in Manitoba, and the first Canadian ambassador to the Vatican. The final chapter of this book is a conversation between McLeish and Robbins. Footnotes, bibliography, index. Dust soiled text block head; otherwise, a clean and stu... View more info

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September Gale: A Study of Arthur Lismer of the Group of Seven.

By: McLeish, John A. B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., J. M. Dent & Sons.: 1973

Seller ID: 24742

ISBN: 0460945572

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; xi - 212 pp. First published in 1955, this is the second edition. Illustrated with 17 pages of photogrpahs and reproductions of which 4 are colour plates and one is the black and white frontis photograph of Arthur Lismer. Four page chronological listing of Lismer's paintings and drawings, 1913-1950, along with a 4 page index of proper names. The covers show some very light shelf wear to the edges and the spine is a tad darkened or sunned. View more info