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500 Wood Bowls: Bold & Original Designs Blending Tradition & Innovation (500 Series)

By: DUNCAN-AIMONE, Katherine - Editor

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Lark Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25199

ISBN: 1579904831

Condition: Almost 'As New'


This sumptuous, full-color photographic collection features 500 masterworks from today's finest contemporary woodcraft artisans. Using age-old hand tools and modern machines, these artists bend and shape the wood, blending inspiration and technical innovation with cultural influences from Asia, Europe and the Americas. "Juried by Ray Leier and Jan Peters of del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California, and Kevin Wallace, independent curator and writer in the field of co... View more info

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On Ugliness

By: ECO, Umberto - EDITOR

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 2011

Edition: First Paperback Printing of 2007

Seller ID: 040805

ISBN: 0847837238

Condition: As New


Acclaimed philosopher and author Umberto Eco explores mans fascination with evil, the grotesque, freakishness, and horror in art and literature. This provocative discussion explores in depth the concepts of evil, depravity, and darkness in art and literature. "Most art books warrant a look and, perhaps, a place on your coffee table; this perversely compelling work is meant to be read." 'Translation of: Storia della bruttezza'. Original hardover edition first pub... View more info

The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms (World of Art)

By: Edward Lucie-Smith

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1995

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 29272

ISBN: 0500202222

Condition: As New


Dictionary of art terms. In this authoritative and concise dictionary, more than 2000 entries and 375 illustrations embrace the vast vocabulary of painting and sculpture, architecture and photography, the decorative, applied and graphic arts. 208 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. 384pp, 426 illustratons. An 'As New' copy - bright, fresh, unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no spine creases. No signs of use. 'Mint!'. Unpacked weight, 696g. We ship Worldwide, at co... View more info

The 'Gates of Hell' by Auguste Rodin

By: ELSEN, Albert E.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: California, Stanford Univ Press: 1985

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 19414

ISBN: 0804712816

Condition: About Fine


A one-man Rodin industry, Elsen has written several books on the father of modern sculpture; and this is his second on ``The Gates of Hell.'' In the present richly illustrated volume, Elsen tells the story of the creation of the gates from the first preliminary drawings through their successive metamorphoses. Included are a panel-by-panel illustrated tour of the gates and a concluding chapter on Rodin's time. Auguste Rodin, 1840-1917. xii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 26 ... View more info

The Chinese Collection: Selected Works from the Norton Museum of Art.

By: FINLAY, John R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: West Palm Beach, FL, The Norton Museum of Art: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047732

ISBN: 0943411416

Condition: About Fine


Works illustrating 25 centuries of Chinese art. Published on the occasion of the opening of four galleries for Chinese art in the new Southwest Wing, March 8, 2003". Selected pieces from the Norton Museum of Art illustrated wth fabulous, color photography. 279 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 31 cm. Bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, single crease to the spine. Almost 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States P... View more info

A History of Architecture on the comparative method for students, craftsment and Amateurs

By: FLETCHER, Sir Banister

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1929

Edition: Eighth Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 16300

Condition: Very Good


Eighth edition revised and enlarged with about 3,500 illustrations. First edition in 1896. xxxvi, 929pp, [3pp], profusely illustrated Bright, clean interior, unmarked except for a previopus owner's details, in pencil, to the ffep. Fore-edges of the endpaper show wear - none to the balance of the book. Royal blue cloth showssome wear to tge tips of the corners and the extremities of the spine. A solid, useful copy. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United St... View more info

Real Fournier, Retrospective, Incluant L'Histoire de La Poupee de Chiffon =: Real Fournier, Retrospective, Including the Raggedy Doll Story (Bilingual Edition)

By: FOURNIER, Real

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Calgary, Webster Galleries: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Authors' Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 046227

ISBN: 096838031X

Condition: 'As new'


Real Fournier--retrospective including 'The raggedy doll story'. Text in French and English. Biographical text: Claude Ruel ; translation: Margaret Pike, Guillaume Labbe´. Includes poems. 99 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 x 28 cm. Dedicated, signed inscription to the inside of the front wrapper, plus, an interesting ink drawing. Gallery leaflet with bio of Fournier, laid-in. An 'about as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the exterior... View more info

Print Magazine: America's Graphic Design Magazine January/February 1998

By: FOX, Martin - Publisher

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Rockville, MD, RC Publications: 1998

Seller ID: 20607

Condition: About Fine


Single issue of Print Magazine for January-February, 1998. 224pp, profusely illustrated. Bright, clean copy, almost 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 800g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific... View more info

Print Magazine: America's Graphic Design Magazine March/April 2000: European Design Annual 2000

By: FOX, Martin - Publisher

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Rockville, MD, RC Publications: 2000

Seller ID: 20609

Condition: About Fine


Single issue of Print Magazine for March/April, 2000. European Design Annual for 2000. 192pp, profusely illustrated. Bright, clean copy, almost 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 750g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World... View more info

Print Magazine: America's Graphic Design Magazine July/August 1996

By: FOX, Martin - Publisher

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Rockville, MD, RC Publications: 1996

Seller ID: 20610

Condition: About Fine


Single issue of Print Magazine for July/August 1996. Including Digital Art & Design Annual 4. 240pp, profusely illustrated. Bright, clean copy, almost 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 910g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS.... View more info

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Kiss of Apollo: photography & sculpture 1845 to the Present

By: FRAENKEL, Jeffrey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Fraenkel Gallery : Bedford Arts: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046206

ISBN: 0938491660

Condition: Fine


Catalog of an Exhibition at the Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco - Feb 13-Narch 10, 1991. Edited and with an Introduction by Jeffrey Fraenkel. With an essay by Eugenia Parry Janis. 23 pages, 41 plates ; 29 cm. Very high quality photographic reproductions. Book is Fine - bright, clean and unmarked. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, with... View more info

Masterworks of Chinese jade in the National Palace Museum. Supplement /

By: FU-TSUNG< Chiang - Director

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Taipei, ROC, National Palace Museum: 1980

Seller ID: 32306

Condition: Fine


Masterworks of Chinese jade in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan. A Supplemet, or drcond volumee; to the first volume. 86 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm. Chinese, English, and Japanese.text. Colophon inserted. 50 high quality colour photos, with commentary. Bright, clean and unmarked - about 'as new'. Clear, plastic dustjacket is present as is the card slipcase, We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal... View more info

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Traditional Arts and Crafts of Nepal

By: GAJUREL, C. L. and VAIDYA, K. K.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New Delhi, S. Chand & Company: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21122

Condition: VG+


Study of the traditional arts and crafts of Nepal with a view to their survival and preservation. 354pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Ink name/date to ffep. No wear to cloth. Bright, clean dustjacket with virtually no wear. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 480g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates... View more info

Treasurable violet sand teapots in all dynasties in China /

By: GAO, Yuzhen, et al

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Taipei, National Museum of History: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039621

ISBN: 9579950202

Condition: Fine


Catalog of an exhibition held at National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan in 1995. Chinese text. Preface also in English. 208 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 30 cm. Bright, fresh copy, unmarked. Only slight defect is some fingerprint marking to the gilt endpapers - very sensitive. Otherwise virtually 'as new'. A scarce title! Weight, 1.39kg, heavy for shipping to some locations. View more info

Love Letters to Art

By: GENN, Robert

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B. C., Studio Beckett Publications: 2008

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Author Signed

Seller ID: 20781

ISBN: 0978467302

Condition: As New


"This book chronicles some of the work of the Canadian painter Robert Genn. It mainly covers the years 1989 to 2007. During this period Robert has produced paintings from the Rocky Mountains, the West Coast of British Columbia, the Mackenzie River, Lake of the Woods, Ontario as well as other locations in Canada and abroad. The book includes 150 colour illustrations. The text included is for the most part derived from some of Robert's Twice Weekly Letters. These lette... View more info

Artists of the Rockies; Inspiration of Lake O'Hara

By: GOOCH, Jane Lytton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fernie, B. C., The Alpine Club of Canada: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1464

ISBN: 0968003621

Condition: As New


Illustrating 100 years of landscape painting inspired by the Lake O'Hara area in the Canadian Rockies. Published by Alpine Club of Canada in partnership with The Rockies Network, ©2003. ix, 152 p. : col. ill., map ; 23 cm. A pristine copy, 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 525g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise ... View more info

Plan for the National Capital; General Report Submitted to the National Capital Planning Committee

By: GREBER, Jacques - et al

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Capital Planning Service: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049658

Condition: VG+


The Greber Plan, or General Report on the Plan for the National Capital (1946–1950), was an urban plan developed in 1950 by Jacques Gréber for the Federal District Commission of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Complete Two Volume Set - 1] General Report, 2] Atlas. vi, 308 pages illustrations, maps (some folded, some color) 33 cm + atlas (1 volume color maps (1 folded)) 44 x 56 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked. Green cloth shows no wear. Very heavy, oversize set. Enquire for de... View more info

Visuals for Worship

By: HALSTEAD. Elizabeth Steele

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Faith Alive Christian Resources: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 21845

ISBN: 1592552307

Condition: Near Fine


'Visuals for Worship' offers beautiful original woodcut images by Elizabeth Steele Halstead for your church to use in a variety of ways. Halstead combines symbols with explanations of their theological and historical background and biblical references. Accompanied by a CD so you can download high-resolution images for a professional look on bulletin covers, banners, and more. It's a great tool for anyone planning and organizing a worship service. 80 pages : illustrations... View more info

Royal Commission On Historical Monuments [England]: An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London: Vol. 1, Westminster Abbey

By: HMSO

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20633

Condition: Good VG


Suberb, detailed survey of London's Westminster Abbey. xvii, 142pp, 220 plates, large folding plan at back. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to hinges.Very minor wear to cloth only. Dustjacket has edge wear, lost chips and several small pieces missing. Heavy book weighing 1.71kg. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domes... View more info

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This is Our Heritage : a Condensation and Revision of the Greater Vernon Heritage Resource Inventory : a report-- on pre-1920 Sites

By: HOBSON, Robert Douglas, et al

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vernon, B. C., Greater Vernon Heritage Advisory Committee: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11926

ISBN: 0969328206

Condition: Good VG


Greater Vernon Heritage Resource Inventory and Report. With listings of class A and B sites and four scenic heritage tour maps. ix, 98 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm. Interior is generally very bright and clean, however, a name has been 'scribbled-out' in the top margin of the title page. Stapled binding is tight and square. Minor scuffing/rubbing to the card wrappers. Weight, 270g. Lettermail where applicable. View more info