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Chicago Then and Now

By: McNULTY, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Thunder Bay Press: 2004

Edition: Ninth Printing of 2000

Seller ID: 044608

ISBN: 1571452788

Condition: Fine


The latest installment in the popular Then and Now' series showcases the capital of the Heartland and one of the premier cities in the nation and the world: Chicago. Chicago's change and growth over the last century is captured in this photographic history. Modern color photos sit side by side with black and white archival photographs. Every important building, avenue, neighborhood, and point of interest is documente. . . 144 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ... View more info

Indian Rock Carvings of the Pacific Northwest

By: MEADE, Edward F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sidney, B.C., Gray's Publishing: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045321

ISBN: 088826027X

Condition: Fine


Indian rock carvings, or petroglyphs, of the Pacific Northwest, from Washington State, through British Columbia to Alaska. 96 p. illus. 24 x 28 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, still frfesh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. No dustjacket issued [?]. Weight, 550g. View more info

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A History of Graphic Design

By: MEGGS, Philip B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., John Wiley & Sons: 1998

Edition: Third Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 20776

ISBN: 0471291986

Condition: Fine


After fifteen years of development in graphic design, this expanded and updated Third Edition includes hundreds of full-color images and new material in many areas, including alphabets, Japanese and Dutch graphics, and the computer revolution which has impacted all aspects of contemporary design and communications. With its approximately 1,200 illustrations, lucid text, and interpretive captions, the book reveals a saga of creative innovators, breakthrough technologies, ... View more info

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Dimensional Typography: case studies on the shape of letters in virtual Environments

By: MILLER, J. Abbott

Price: $6.00

Publisher: USA, Princeton Architectural Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23781

ISBN: 1568980892

Condition: Near Fine


Explores the spatial potential of typography in virtual environments. A 'Kiosk Report'. 59 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight binding. Slight wear at head of spine. Unpacked weight, 161g. Ships via inexpensive Lettermail. View more info

Cigarette Pack Art

By: MULLEN, Chris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Totem Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20582

ISBN: 0002161761

Condition: About Fine


The art of smoking - a fabulous array of graphic splendor. The art & design of cigarette packs. 128pp, profusely illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Minor signs of wear to edges of wrappers are only sign that this is not 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 690g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates ris... View more info

Alte Bairische Bildhauer.Vom Erminolmeister bis Hans Leinberger

By: MULLER, Theodor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Munchen, F. Bruckmann: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21692

Condition: VG+


Baroque & Rococo, German Church sculpture. German language text. 46pp text, 120pp photo plates. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket has considerable edge wear, chips etc. Weight, 730g. View more info

Personal 'Ex Libris Eroticis ', or Bookplate, Designed By Czech Artist K. J. Obratil

By: OBRATIL, K. J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Czechoslovakia, Possible Josef Portman:

Edition: Edition Unknown

Seller ID: 054698

Condition: As New


Bookplate designed by KJO [K. J. Obratil] possibly printed by Josef Portman [1893-1968], printer, bibliophile and collector from the Czech Republic. Bookplate shos a Rubenesque woman sitting & holding her breasts. Black and orange ink design on cream paper. Never mounted. Erotic design. Image available. Ships within North America, well protected, for $2.50-$3.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

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Pantages Theatre: Rebirth of a Landmark

By: OLSHESKI, Constance

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 19193

ISBN: 1550131559

Condition: Fine


An account of the history and restoration of Toronto's Pantages Theatre. 112pp, photo illustrated, plans, decorated endpapers. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 830g. 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 domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. Worl... View more info

Sunnibilt Prefabricated Summer Cottages

By: ONTARIO LUMBER COMPANY

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Ontario Lumber Company:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 054748

Condition: Fine


Brochure promoting a range of Prefabricated Summer Cottages. [20pp], artist illustrated, floor plan. 15 modesl illustrated. laid-i, 1] a Price List, and 2] 4pp sheet of Prefabricated Garages., with descriptiion and prices. All three pieces are about Fine - bright, clean and unmarked. Main catalog is Fine. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $3.50-$5.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

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Picasso: The Real Family Story

By: PICASSO, Olivier Widmaier

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Munich, London Etc, Prestel Pub: 2004

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 1366

ISBN: 3791331493

Condition: Near Fine


A biography of Picasso written by his grandson. 344 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24cm. Translated from the French by Bernard Wooding, and others. Book appears about 'as new'. however, there is one small fault - there is a small lost piece at the lower corner of the ffep [blank] where it has been stuck to the dustjacket flap. Otherwise the book and the dustjacket appears unused. Unpacked weight, 872g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Serv... View more info

Picasso

By: PICASSO, Pablo: DESCARGUES, Pierre

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Felicie: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039611

ISBN: 0960069224

Condition: Near Fine


In collaboration with Edward Quinn ; introduction by John Russell ; text by Pierre Descargues ; translated by Roland Balay First English translation. Large edition, some are smaller. 276 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Slight bottom-edge, shelf wear. Stiff, thick, foil-covered card wrappers with central cut-out is very bright and clean but shows some wear, creases etc around the cut-out. The DJ is now prote... View more info

Prairie Pilgrimage: 366 Prairie Sketches

By: PICKERING, Jack L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Regina, Leader-Post Carrier: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 037664

ISBN: 1894022718

Condition: As New


Collection of 366 of the author's sketches of prairie farmhouses, barns, churches and grain elevators from all over Saskatchewan. 192 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm. A 'mint' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked - absolutely 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 327g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance;... View more info

Personal 'ExLibris Eroticis', or Bookplate, for Josef Portman

By: PORTMAN, Josef

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Czechoslovakia, Not Published:

Edition: Edition Unknown

Seller ID: 054696

Condition: As New


Bookplate designed/printed by Josef Portman [1893-1968], printer, bibliophile and the collector from the Czech Republic. Black ink design on cream paper. never mounted. Ships within North America, well protected, for $2.50-$3.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

Everett Series

By: RANCE, Alistair

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Vernon, B. C., Vernon Public Art Gallery: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052531

ISBN: 1927407036

Condition: As New


Catalogue for an Exhibition of the work of Okanagan artist & painter, Alistair Rance, for a show at the Vernon Public Art Gallery, August 2 to October 11 in 2012. 'An exploration of non-objective abstract painting'. Editor and author of an Introduction, Lubos Culen. 52pp, illustrated with full-page colour plates. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on... View more info

Home to Live In; Spring Edition, 1955

By: RATNER, Harold - Editor

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Orange Publications: 1955

Edition: Spring, 1955

Seller ID: 048407

Condition: VG+


'60 New Plans in the American Way'. Mini-plans for 60 homes with artist's view of finished homes. Plus several other features. 96pp, photo illustrated, artist illustrated. NB - three pages toward the back of the publication have small cuts made. However, we list this item as the main features - the House Plans are quite intact. Price reduced to account for defects. Unpacked weight, 225g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada and the USA ; othe... View more info

Austria Tyrol

By: REHM, Maria - Artist

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austria, Tiroler Graphik:

Seller ID: 054777

Condition: VG+


Attractive tourist brochure promoting Austria's Tyrol. Unfolds to 60cm by 40cm. One side forms a very attrative poster with artwork by Maria Rehm, or children in national costume dancing in various poses. Verso, a large panel consisting of 30 photographs of scenes in theTyrol with descriptive captions in german. Undated, circa 1950. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. Image available. View more info

The Old Inns of England

By: RICHARDSON, A. E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1952

Edition: Sixth Edition [revised]

Seller ID: 21094

Condition: VG+


Foreword by Sir Edwin Lutyens. An account of many of the quaint old Inns of England. 118pp, colour frontis, photo illustrated, artist's illustrations by Brian Cook. Bright, clean interior, unmarked except for a gift inscrioption to the ffep. Binding is sound, no wear to hinges. Colorful dustjacket has small internal tape repairs, to re-inforce folds, & minor edge wear to the s[pine, but is overall quite attractive. Unpacked Weight, 550g. We use both the Canada Post and ... View more info

The Cutting Edge: Raynes Crystal Art

By: ROBERTS, Mark Raynes

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Orangeville, ON, Raynes & Co. Ltd.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22302

ISBN: 0929116097

Condition: Fine


Book about the Anglo-Canadian artist Mark Raynes Roberts and his exquisite work in crystal art. 96pp, profusely color photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, almost 'as new', with a nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 900g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. No taxes on Canadian, American or Overseas Orders. Images always available. View more info

Arts & Decoration: Three Issues from 1937

By: ROBERTS, Mary Fanton - Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: East Stroudsburg, PA, McBride, Andrews & Co.: 1937

Seller ID: 29183

Condition: About Good


Three issues of 'Arts & Decoration' magazine, all from 1937 [Sept/Oct/Nov], mainly encompassing homes & interior decoration plus related arts. 48-pages each issue, All pages present, no cuts. Interior bright and clean. Binding are all only Fair - wear/splits to spines etc. Decent interiors - poor exterior/binidngs. These issues all originated with the Research Department of Warner Bros Movie Co. They each have a label to the front stating 'Do Not Cut Anything Out of t... View more info

The Stones of Venice; Volume 2

By: RUSKIN, John

Price: $12.50

Publisher: UK, George Allen: 1885

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2395

Condition: Good Very Good


A treatise on Venetian art and architecture by English art historian John Ruskin, first published from 1851 to 1853. This is the Seconly volume ONLY of the Second Edition, published in 1885. 360pp. Bright, clean interior, unmarked except for a previopus owner's details dated 185, to the ffep. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Bound in publisher's navy cloth which shows only very minor wear. Paper label titles pasted to the spine is heavily sun-faded. Very solid copy. ... View more info