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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

Seller ID: 016307

Condition: Very Good


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

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The Blue of Distance

By: Carson, Anne, Kevin Finneran and Rebecca Solnit

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Aspen, Aspen Art Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018115

ISBN: 0934324700

Condition: As New


Text by Finneran, Carson and Solnit, and photography and art by Vija Celmins, Jason Dodge, Félix González-Torres, Roni Horn, Marie Jager, Catherine Opie, Paul Ramirez Jonas, Cy Twombly and Cerith Wyn Evans examine the colour blue's distinctive connection to such things as absence, distance and desire. 120 pages. An unread copy still sealed in publisher's shrink wrap. 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

Seller ID: 016322

ISBN: 0-9695837-2-9

Condition: Very Good to Fine


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

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MOCA Focus

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

Price: $20.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017990

ISBN: 0-914357-95-6

Condition: Near Fine


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. Not a particularly common item. 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

Seller ID: 018106

ISBN: 1606995065

Condition: Very Good


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 smudging/soil to fore-edge. This tome weighs a bit more than the average book, so additional postage may be required to get it... View more info

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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

Seller ID: 016208

ISBN: 0-8160-2960-1

Condition: Near Fine


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

THE KOREAN RELICS IN JAPAN, Volume 4 (Book 7)

By: Joungwon Kim (editor)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Seoul, The Korea Foundation: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015051

ISBN: 89-860-9014-7

Condition: Near Fine


This is the seventh of eight volumes published between 1989 and 1998 in the "Korean Relics in Overseas Collections" series, containing "a list of Korean relics and approximately 360 illustrations with descriptions, consolidating information on Korean relics preserved in the Tenri University Central Library and the Tenri University Sankokan Museum." Text in English and Korean. Advisory Committee members included Kim Kwang-on, Yun Yong-i, and You Hong-june. Since they were not intended for sale to the general public, books in the series can be pretty tough to find. Blue cloth... View more info

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Installation

By: Jung, Dieter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Museum of Holography: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017269

Condition: Good to Very Good


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

NORTHWEST COAST INDIAN PAINTING, House Fronts and Interior Screens

By: Malin, Edward

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Portland, Timber Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011798

ISBN: 0-88192-471-7

Condition: Good to Very Good


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, previous owner's lengthy gift inscription to top left corner of front end paper, in dust jacket w/edgewear, scratches/impressi... View more info

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Canadian Art (signed)

By: McInnes, Graham

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Macmillan Company of Canada: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016186

Condition: Good


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 made of the chapter on the war artists of World War II." This copy inscribed and signed ("Inscribed for Pauline Mont... View more info

Collins Street Sketchbook

By: McKay, Andrew, and Haddon, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: nf.00194

ISBN: 0 7270 0035 7

Condition: Very Good


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

Manet's Silence and the Poetics of Bouquets

By: Rubin, James H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008449

ISBN: 0-674-54802-7

Condition: Fine


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

John Downton, 1906-1991, Temperas and Drawings, 1928-1940

By: Russell-Taylor, John, and Leonie Heywood (introduction)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Fine Art Society: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016209

Condition: Very Good


A catalogue published in conjunction with an exhibition organized by Stirrup & Company from May 4-28, 1993. 48 pages. Impressions/thin scratches, light corner wear, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

Pieter de Hoogh

By: van Thienen, Prof. Dr. Fr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, H.J.W. Becht:

Seller ID: nf.00057

Condition: Good to Very Good


No date (circa 1950). One of 36 Dutch-language titles from the publisher's Palet Serie, "Een Reeks Monografieen Over Hollandsche En Vlaamsche Schilders," examining the painter's work. Pale blue wraps, 60 pages (including bibliography), illustrated. Edgewear, lightly smudged covers, moderate general wear. View more info