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Understanding Northwest Coast Art; a guide to crests, beings, and Symbols

By: SHEARAR, Cheryl

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre: 2004

Edition: Second Printing, TPB

Seller ID: 1033

ISBN: 1550547828

Condition: About 'As New'


Introduces the reader to the artworks produced by the Native cultures of the Northwest Coast, featuring a dictionary-style reference guide to the symbols, crests and beings depicted in works of art; brief descriptions of design conventions, design elements and the different art styles of Northwest Coast cultural groups; an explanation of the interconnections between art, myth and ceremony in the life of the culture; and 65 reproductions of contemporary artworks, archival... View more info

The paintings of Millard Sheets

By: SHEETS, Millard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Kennedy Galleries: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046222

Condition: About Fine


An exhibition catalogue of the paintings of Millard Sheets [1907-1989], October 4-October 15, 1982, Kennedy Galleries, New York City. [48pp], 52 paintings illustrated all in color. Good quality reproductions. Bright, clean and still fresh. Faint name in felt pen to lower margin of the front wrappers. Unpacked weight 223g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada and the USA ; other Countries somewhat more. View more info

Chinese Art in the Royal Ontario Museum

By: SHI, Hsio-Yen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canada, Royal Ontario Museum: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2239

Condition: Fine


Catalogue of an Exhibition of Chinese Art in the Royal Ontario Museum. 242pp, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs and one colour plate. 150 artifacts in the catalogue. A very bright, clean copy. A previous owner's tiny rubber stamp to the tp, otherwise unmarked. Cloth is flawless. 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 992g unpacked. ... View more info

Poster Advertising a Conference, 'Educating the Next Generation of Publishers', 3-4 May, 1991

By: SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harbour Centre, Vancouver, Simon Fraser University: 1991

Seller ID: 054690

Condition: VG+


Poster advertsing a Conference at SFY, Harbour Centre. Features artwork by Jack Shadbolt - detail from altered poster of 'The Choice' [1986], acrylic on poster - butterflies in very bright colours. Size of image - 19" by 14". Image available. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. Image available. View more info

Glass in Your Home

By: SMITHELLS, Roger

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Pilkington Brothers Limited:

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 22450

Condition: About Fine


Booklet published by a British glass manufacturer promoting the use of glass in interior decorating. Excellent, color photos of interiors of homes in the early 1950s. Undated, circa early 1950s. 52pp, profusely photo illustrated in color and in b&w. Very nearly 'new' condition - bright and clean with a tight binding, unmarked. Weight, 110g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $4.00 to 6.00 within North America, in card sleeve. Enquire for rates to the R... View more info

Important Jewelry; New York, June 6, 1989

By: SOTHEBY'S

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: 1498

Seller ID: 18146

Condition: Fine


Catalog with price estimates but without Prices Realised. Unpaginated, 421 lots, illustrated all in full color. A bright, clean copy, unmarked. Sound binding. No wear to wraps. 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 670g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculate... View more info

Important Old Master Paintings; New York, June 4, 1987

By: SOTHEBY'S

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23546

Condition: Fine


Catalog for an Auction held in New York City, June 4, 1987. 177 Lots of Important Old Master Paintings. Unpaginated, illustrated with photographs, the majority in color. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. 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 t... View more info

Old Master Paintings; New York, January 10, 1991

By: SOTHEBY'S

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: 1991

Seller ID: 27183

Condition: Fine


Catalog, with estimates, but with no 'prices realised'. Catalog for Sale No. 6129. Unpaginated. 102 lots, illustrated, much in color. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and unmarked. Tight, square binding. 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 510g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to ... View more info

American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture; New York, April 12, 1991rt

By: SOTHEBY'S

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, Sotheby's: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30291

Condition: About Fine


Catalog, with estimates, but with no 'prices realised'. Catalogue For Sale No. 6144. Unpaginated, 115 lots, illustrated, much in color. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and unmarked. Tight, square binding. 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 336g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates ... View more info

Eighty/Twenty: 100 Years of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

By: STACEY, Robert; WYLIE, Liz

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Frederiction, New Brunswick, Canada, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22248

ISBN: 0888711069

Condition: Good VG


100 year history of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. 202pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. Light creases to spine. Minor wear to wraps. Weight, 950g. We ship Worldwide 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; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates bas... View more info

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Concepts of Modern Art: From Fauvism to Postmodernism (World of Art)

By: STANGOS, Nikos - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson: 1997

Edition: Third Edition Revised, 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 29281

ISBN: 0500202680

Condition: As New


The main concepts and development of art from about 1900 to the present are analyzed in authoritative essays by some of the most distinguished art historians and critics in Britain and the United States. 424pp, illustrated. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Mint copy! Unpacked weight, 786g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without ... View more info

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The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art and Artists (Expanded, Updated) (World of Art)

By: STANGOS, Nikos; READ, Herbert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1994

Edition: Revised, Expanded & Updated of 1966

Seller ID: 29278

ISBN: 0500202745

Condition: As New


International and up-to-date, this copiously cross-referenced dictionary provides information on a consuderable number of artists, paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, schools and movements, including essential information on contemporary art and artists, not available elsewhere, and on techniques, materials, terms, and writers who have influenced artists. This indispensable source book is now extensively revised, supplemented and updated with 200 new entries, includ... View more info

Gaugin

By: STEVENSON, Lesley; GAUGIN, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Bison Group: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043650

ISBN: 0861246039

Condition: VG+


History, description, criticism of the life and work of artist Paul Gaugin [1848-1903]. Contain 90 large-format full-color plates combining well-known works with those rarely seen. 176 pages : illustrations (mostly color), portraits ; 37 cm. Includes index. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked, binding tight and square, No wear to the cloth but a couple of mild indents are present. The unclipped dustjacket is similar. Very large, heavy book weighing, 1.62pkg pre-packin... View more info

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Contemporary Glass Art; L'art du verre Contemporain; Zeitgenossische Glaskunst

By: Susanne Frantz; Bettina Tschumi; Rosmarie Lippuner; Gabrielle Guth; Jean Luc OliviƩ; Helmut Ricke; Catherine Vandour; Catherine Montouchet-Zoritchak

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lausanne, Switzerland, La Bibliothèque des Arts: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045473

ISBN: 2884531270

Condition: As New


Catalogue of Mudac's contemporary glass collection. Includes sections on Fucina degli Angeli, Daum, and Steuben. Authors: Susanne K. Frantz, Catherine Montouchet-Zoritchak, Jean-Luc Olivie, Helmut Ricke, and Catherine Vaudour. [Musee de design et d'arts appliques contemporains (mudac)]. 405 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm. Tri-lingual text - French, English, German. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and fresh. Unmarked except for a small personal computer label to t... View more info

Picasso; School of Paris

By: THOMAS, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Medici Society: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition of 1962

Seller ID: 2326

ISBN: 0855030321

Condition: About Fine


Interior pages are two hole punched and connected with a silk cord so that the plates can be removed. 16 pages, 7 color plates : illustrations. OCLC Number: 13653065. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with only minor signs of age/wear. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

Royal Ontario Museum: The Far Eastern Collection

By: TRUBNER, Henry

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20600

Condition: VG+


A handbook of the Royal Ontario Museum's collection of Far Eastern art and archaeology. 126pp, illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Previous owner's inscription to ffep. Minor wear to boards at tips. 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 640g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, si... View more info

Hiroshige: One Hundred Views of Edo Woodblock Prints

By: USPENSKY, Mikhail - Text

Price: $27.50

Publisher: London, Sirrocco: 2006

Edition: First Edition [?]

Seller ID: 32581

ISBN: 1904310168

Condition: Fine


A collection of full-color reproductions of Japanese woodblock prints by artist Ando Hiroshige [1797-1858], with explanatory text. One hundred views of Edo, which became Tokyo in 1868. 255pp, color illustrated. Bright, fresh, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to boards. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Heavy, oversized book weighing 2.1kg. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charge... View more info

Leonardo Da Vinci; The Tragic Pursuit of Perfection

By: VALLENTIN, Antonia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 16273

Condition: Fine


Biography of Leonardo da Vinci, 1452-1519. xii, 561pp, illustrated in color and in b&w. Translated from the German. CLC Number: 692247254. Hard to believe that this copy dates from 1938 - book is Fine, bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is also bright and clean but with edge wear, short closed tears, and a couple of tiny chips. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Posta... View more info

Valley LUmber Homes; Component Homest

By: VALLEY LUMBER

Price: $9.50

Publisher: North Surrey, B. C., Valley Lumber:

Edition: Edition Unknown

Seller ID: 054832

Condition: Very Good


Catalogue featuring 14 New Valley Component Homes & 14 popular McTavish Homes - do-it-yourself or economical erection by your builder. Valley Lumber had yards all over the British Columbia Lower Mainland. Undated, circa late 1950s. 24pp, artist illustrated homes, plan views, description of components etc. Fold-out colour section showing 12 homes in detail. Bright, clean and unmarked. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to t... View more info

Early Indian Village Churches: Wooden Frontier Architecture in British Columbia

By: VEILLETTE, John and WHITE, Gary

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia: 1977

Edition: 1st Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 13483

ISBN: 0-7748-0075-5

Condition: Good VG


Survey of Church architecture in rural British Columbia.195pp, profusely photo illustrated in b&w. Tight, square binding. Faint spine creases. Bright interior, unmarked. 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 844g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per ... View more info