Category: Art


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American Indian Lives: Artists and Craftspeople

By: Hirschfelder, Arlene

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Facts On File / Infobase Holdings, 1994

Edition: First Edition

First printing w/complete number sequence. A title from the publisher's American Indian Lives series, this one taking a look at a number of native craftspeople, including Allan Houser, Oscar Howe, Dat So La Lee, Bill Reid, Jaune Quick-To-See Smith, Rhonda Holy Bear, and many others. 150 pages (including selected bibliography, index), illustrated. Light rubbing, light general wear. An unread copy. View more info

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Blond With Dark Roots

By: Husar, Natalka

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Hamilton, Art Gallery of Hamilton, 2001

Edition: First Edition

Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Winnipeg Art Gallery from October 6 through December 31, 2001; the Art Gallery of Hamilton from February 14 through April 7, 2002; the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, from April 18 through May 16, 2002; and the Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery from September 13 through October 27, 2002. "Includes essays by Shirley Madill and Ihor Holubizky, poems by Janice Kulyk Keefer, and an interview by Robert Enright. Includes bib... View more info

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Canadian Art (signed)

By: McInnes, Graham

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Macmillan Company of Canada, 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

From the front flap: "In 1939 Graham McInnes produced A SHORT HISTORY OF CANADIAN ART, the first attempt to portray Canadian art on a brief but comprehensive scale. Now comes CANADIAN ART, a revised, completely up-to-date and expanded version, which is virtually a new book." Contains material on all aspects of Canadian art, with sections on "art institutions, public opinion in relation to art and the growth of public art bodies. Special mention should be ... View more info

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Coaches and Trains (Golden Ariels No. 7), (19th Century Transport Prints Vol. 2)

By: Cadfryn-Roberts, John (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, Golden Ariels/D. Van Nostrand Company, 1965

Edition: First Edition

The second volume in the publisher's "19th Century Transport Prints" series. Decorated boards, 12 pages + 20 pages of colour plates by a variety of 19th-century artists and engravers. View more info

Collins Street Sketchbook

By: McKay, Andrew, and Haddon, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby, 1975

Edition: First Edition

Text by McKay, illustrations by Haddon, concerning Melbourne, Australia's Collins Street. 63 pages. Light spine end/corner wear, in dust jacket w/light edgewear, light soil to rear panel. View more info

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Echoes of the Remnant (signed print)

By: Coupar, Regina

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Truro, Gamaliel Publications, 2003

Edition: First Edition

From the back cover: "...presents new metaphors which are helpful for discussing spirituality in the language of our time." This edition contains a signed original print by Coupar, bound in near the front. 120 pages, illustrated. A bit of slant, light general wear. View more info

First Maitz

By: Maitz, Don

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Kansas City, Ursus Imprints, 1988

Edition: First Edition

1st printing w/complete number sequence. A collection of selected paintings and previously unpublished illustrations from one of science fiction's most admired illustrators. A nice collection of work. Grey cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, unpaginated. Light general wear, in rubbed dust jacket w/light edgewear, impressions, moderate general wear. View more info

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HULL et sa region en peinture/and soundings in painting

By: de Roussan, Jacques, with Claude-Sylvie Lemery

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pointe-Claire, Roussan Editeur Inc, 1990

Edition: First Edition

A collection of watercolours, oils, pastels, acrylics and mixed mediums by 24 artists, dealing with the places and people in celebration of the city of Hull, Quebec. Artists include Jean Alie, Gilles Archambault, Anne-Marie Bost, Huguette Boudrias, Ghislain Caron, Michel Cere, Horace Champagne, Martin Champagne, Stanley Cosgrove, Henri-Julien D'Amour, Littorio del Signore, Elisabeth Eudes-Pascal, Robert-Emile Fortin, Therese Frere, Jeremie Giles, Jacqueline Gougeon, Yvo... View more info

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By: Jung, Dieter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Museum of Holography, 1985

Edition: First Edition

The catalogue for an art holography exhibition held from September 17, 1985, until February 16, 1986, at the Museum of Holography in New York City. Rene Paul Barilleaux was the curator. Eberhard Roters contributes an introduction (translated by Rosemary Kunisch) to Jung Unpaginated. Scuffing, impressions, moderate soil, general wear. Uncommon. View more info

Manet's Silence and the Poetics of Bouquets

By: Rubin, James H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1994

Edition: First Edition

a title from the publisher's 'Essays in Art and Culture' series; offering a number of insights into Manet's work, the author examines the silence in the artist's "flattened, sometimes fragmented forms [which] appear to exist absentmindedly in a world removed from speech."; sand cloth, 256 pgs. incl. Appendix/References/Bibliography/List of Illustrations; rubbed dj w/mild edgewear, thin scratches; an unread copy; View more info

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MOCA Focus

By: Haendel, Karl (essay by Gloria Sutton, interview by Gabriel Ritter)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), 2006

Edition: First Edition

Haendel is an artist who "makes precise pencil drawings of appropriated source materials, whether New Yorker cartoons, advertisements, news stories, photojournalistic pictures or fine artworks." This particular tome was produced to accompany the exhibition "MOCA Focus: Karl Haendel," which was presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art from January 26 through April 17, 2006. 96 pages. Scuff to fore-edge of front cover, otherwise mild general wear. N... View more info

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NAINSUKH OF GULER, A great Indian painter from a small hill-state

By: Goswamy, B.N.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Zurich, Artibus Asiae Publishers, 1997

Edition: First Edition

Supplement XLI of the Museum Reitberg Zurich. A labour of love detailing the life and career of an 18th-century Indian painter. Lemon cloth w/silver lettering to front cover/spine, 304 pages (including genealogical table of the Seu-family, inscriptions, bibliography), illustrated. Llight edgewear, remainder stripe across bottom edge, five areas where paper clips were slid onto top edges and left impressions to top of pages, impressions to back cover, light general wea... View more info

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NO STRAIGHT LINES, Four Decades of Queer Comics

By: Hall, Justin (edited by)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Seattle, Fantagraphics Books, 2012

Edition: First Edition

Includes work from dozens of cartoonists. From the back cover: "Queer cartooning has been one of the most vibrant artistic and countercultural movements of the past 40 years, tackling complex issues of identity and changing social mores with intelligence, humor, and an irreverent imagination. For the first time, the entire spectrum of this broad movement is collected under one cover." 308 pages + brief contributors' biographies. Light cover wear, a bit of sm... View more info

NORTHWEST COAST INDIAN PAINTING, House Fronts and Interior Screens

By: Malin, Edward

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Portland, Timber Press, 1999

Edition: First Edition

The author "explores the various styles, history, mythology, materials, and technology of house painting from all the tribal groups along the west coast of what is now Alaska and Canada: Tlingit, Coast Tsimshian, Haida, Northern and Southern Kwakiutl, Bella Coola, Nuu chaa nulth, and Coast Salish." Brown cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 288 pages (including Bibliography and Index), illustrated. Wear to corners/spine ends, small abrasion to top edge of front cover, p... View more info

Peintures/Paintings, 1964-2004

By: Savoie, Romeo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Moncton, Galerie d'art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen de l'Universite de Moncton, 2006

Edition: First Edition

A catalogue published in conjunction with a retrospective exhibition of the Moncton-born painter's work. Essays by Hermenegilde Chiasson, Virgil Hammock, Marie-Noelle Ryan, and Jean-Emile Verdier. CD in unopened pouch at rear. Light rubbing, impressions. Internally tight and clean. View more info