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Image for Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast

Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast

By: STEWART, Hilary

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & MacIntyre: 1979

Edition: 1st Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 039474

ISBN: 0-88894-229-X

Condition: Solid VG


Introduction to the Indian Art of the Northwest Coast of North America. 111pp, profusely illustrated. Previous owner's name/date to the top margin of the htp. VG copy, with just minor edge wear. Weight, 272g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations 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 the ffep. Unpacked weight, 1.475kg We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer po... View more info

Eskimo sculpture. Sculpture Esquimaude

By: SWINTON, George

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2495

Condition: Fine


Sculpture of the Inuit peoples of Northern Canada. 224 pages illustrations (some color) 24 x 29 cm. English and French Text. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, still reasonably 'fresh'. Old bookplate to the inside of the front board. Bright, clean cloth showing no wear to the cloth. unpacked weight, 1.092kg. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight... View more info

The Air Combat Paintings of Robert Taylor

By: TAYLOR, Robert; WALKER, Charles; WESTON, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: St. Catharines, Ont, Vanwell Publishing Ltd.: 1991

Edition: First Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 044446

ISBN: 1550680587

Condition: Fine


Robert Taylor is regarded by many as Britain's foremost aviation artist. This book features in-depth visual and verbal studies of many of Taylor's most outstanding paintings along with a wealth of color details, pencil sketches, and photographs. Vol. 2 has title: Robert Taylor air combat paintings / Charles Walker and Robert Taylor ; foreword by Peter Townsend. 128pp, colour plates, b&w illustrations in the text. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, almost 'as new'. The unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 1.59kg. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service a... View more info

E. J. Hughes

By: THOM, Ian M.; HUGHES, E. J.

Price: $99.50

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd; Vancouver Art Gallery: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 936

ISBN: 1550548999

Condition: Almost 'As New'


E. J. Hughes is famous for his strong and appealing images of the landscape and seascape of British Columbia and of Canada. His paintings are well loved for their compelling clarity tinged with an air of mystery, a sense of wonder and love of the beauty of shore, sea and sky. Lavishly illustrated, with 100 full-colour and 25 black-and-white images, this is the first full-scale volume to honour the artistic life and work of Hughes from the start of his long career to the present. 225 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 28 x 30 cm. This is an 'as new' copy except for a gift inscription to the ha... 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

The Potala

By: TIBETAN ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE of the POTLA

Price: $15.00

Publisher: China, China Travel & Tourism Press: 2006

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 32985

ISBN: 7503221291

Condition: As New


The World Heritage Committee has inscribed the Potala Palace, lhasa, on the World Heritage List. Edition in Tibetan and in English. 165 pages : superb color illustrations ; 20 x 22 cm. An 'as new' copy in a similar 'as new' dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 630g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

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Inside the Dream Palace: The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel

By: TIPPINS, Sherill

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2013

Edition: First Edition, Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 2037

ISBN: 0618726349

Condition: As New


An icon of American artistic invention, the Chelsea Hotel has been, since its founding by a French socialist utopian in 1884, a cultural dynamo lodged in the very heart of uber-capitalist New York City. The author delivers a lively, masterly history of the Chelsea and of the successive generations of artists who have cohabited and created there. xix, 457 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, still quite fresh. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 735g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very compe... 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 charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calcul... 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 Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 1.104kg unpacked requi... 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 the USA and other Countries. Image available. 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 the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct a... View more info

The Art of Cruising. Fine Art and Antiques of Holland America Line

By: VERDURE, Michael; LASLEY, Paul; HARRYMAN, Elizabeth

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Holland American Line: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Authors Signed Copy

Seller ID: 21752

ISBN: 0977802833

Condition: As New


Sumptuous book descrbing and showing much of the Fine Art and Antiques onboard Ocean Liners of the Holland America Line. Photographs by Michel Verdure ; text by Paul Lasley and Elizabeth Harryman. Signed by all three of the authors on the Presentation Page. 170 pages :all color illustrations ; 28 cm. Book and dustjacket are 's new' having been protected in a tough, cloth covered slip-case. Slip-case shows a little light scuffing but no wear. Unpacked weight, 1.786kg [4lbs]. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on ... View more info

Log Cabins

By: WALKER, John R.; CLEMENTS, Wm G. - Editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Walker's Publishing Co.: 1946

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 11721

Condition: Good to Very Good


Log Cabins - Planning, Building, Interiors, Furniture, Fireplaces, Equipment. Wonderfully illustrated with photogarphs and sharp, clean, detailed artist's drawings. 52pages. Main body of text is bright, clean and unmaked. Werapper show some light age wear etc. Unpacked weight, 168g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Image for Warhol 1928-1987

Warhol 1928-1987

By: WARHOL, Andy

Price: $9.50

Publisher: UK, Grange Books PLC: 2004

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 1855

ISBN: 1840137371

Condition: As New


Survey of a lifetime of Warhol's work with accompanying text. 255 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 16 cm. With Index. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Similar wrappers. Gift quality. Weight, 474g. View more info

Early British drawings in the Huntington Collection, 1600-1750

By: WARK, Robert R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Marino, California, U.S.A., The Huntington Library: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041259

Condition: Fine


First general publication decvoted to a major portion of the holdings of the Huntington Library in regard to British Drawings of the period 1600 to 1750. 231pp, profusely illustrated. Listings shown alphabetically. Book is very bright and clean and is unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth boards. Bright gilt titles to the spine. Unclipped dustjacket, in protective brodart, is very nealy similar. Unpacked weight, 1.028kg. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images a... View more info

Wisdom and Strength: the Biography of a Renaissance Masterpiece

By: WATSON, Peter

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040934

ISBN: 0385184492

Condition: As New


Peter Watson takes one world-renowned painting - Paolo Veronese's "Allegory of Wisdom and Strength" - and traces its history over four centuries. He looks who has wanted the picture, who has stolen it, who has bargained for it or who has fought over it. xx, 395 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm. 'As New' - bright, fresh and dunmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. 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 763g unpacked. Canadian domest... View more info

The Art of Arthur Watts

By: WATTS, Arthur; WATTS, Simon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Almonte, ON, Algrove Publishing Limited: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046215

ISBN: 1894572831

Condition: As New


The gentle humour and superb drawing skills of English artist Arthur Watts [1883-1935] make his cartoons as appealing today as they werte in the 1920s and 1930s. Compiled and edited by his son Simon Watts. [v], i, 184 pages : illustrations, some color, facsimiles, portraits ; 28 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no spine creases. 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 550g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates ris... View more info

The Art of Babar: the work of Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff

By: WEBER, Nicholas Fox

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33057

ISBN: 0810918935

Condition: As New


His tales translated into 17 languages, Babar the elephant fled the jungle and entered Western civilization in 1931 in a book by the de Brunhoffs. Here, for the first time, is a fascinating look at the story behind Babar and his creators. "All line drawings through page 9 were created by Jean de Brunhoff for the children's dining room, S S Normandie (c. 1934) ; The title page illustration by Jean de Brunhoff is "The Balloon Ride" from "The Travels of Babar" (1932) ; Editor: Darlene Geis ; Designer: Maria Miller ; Photography: Phil Popcock"--Title page verso. 191 pages :... View more info

Duck Stamps: Art in the Service of Conservation

By: WEIDENSAUL, Scott

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Gallery Books: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 037181

ISBN: 0831763825

Condition: Near Fine


History of the USA Federal Duck Stamp. Includes the work of many of the world's best wildlife artists: Robert Bateman, Maynard Reece, Robert Steiner, Daniel Smith, Jack Cowan, David Maass, and Ned Smith. Originally published: Limpsfield, Eng. : Dragon's World, 1989. vii, 165 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 x 32 cm. Bright, clean copy. Small inscription to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth., Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 1.488kg. The size and weight of this book may attract extra postage depending on its destination. Please enq... View more info