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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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Contemporary International Glass: 60 artists in the V&A.

By: OPIE, Jennifer Hawkins

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Victoria & Albert Museum: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16003

ISBN: 1851774262

Condition: About Fine


This beautiful book records and celebrates one of the world's leading collections of contemporary glass - in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. From translucent sculptural shapes to life-size figurative pieces, the range of work shows the amazing variety of effects that can be achieved in this versatile medium. 144 pages : profusely illustrated, in colour, with high quality photographs; 27 cm. Book is about 'as new' - only defect is a small private library label to t... 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

All the Gallant Beasts and Monsters

By: REID, Bill

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Buschlen-Mowatt: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31270

ISBN: 1895183057

Condition: Fine


Catalogue of an exhibition of the art of Bill Reid held at the Buschlen Mowatt Fine Arts Gallery in Vancouver, B. C. . 47 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm. Book is absolutely 'as new' - bright and fresh, unmarked. Tight binding, no wear to the black cloth. The dustjacket is nearly similar excepting a tiny 1cm tear at the foot of the fore-edge of the rear panel. Unpacked weight, 700g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitiv... 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 Glass Art Society; 2011 Journal

By: ROSSI-WILCOX, Susan M. - Editor

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, The Glass Art Society: 2011

Edition: 2011 Journal

Seller ID: 15859

Condition: As New


41st Annual Conference, Seattle Washington, 1-5 June, 2011. A collection of lectures by different contributors on topics dealing with the Glass Arts. 188pp, profusely illustrated, some color, adverts etc. Bright, fresh and unmarked, about 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 441g. 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

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

The Buildings of Samuel MacLure: In Search of Appropriate Form

By: SEGGER, Martin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Sono Nis Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 043641

ISBN: 0919203760

Condition: Fine


Samuel Maclure [1860-1929] headed British Columbia's largest domestic architectural practice for over 30 years. His clients included those domineering figures whose imagination, vision and rapacity set the province's economic, political and cultural history on a course which is still recognizable today. Includes a complete 'catalogue raissone' of over 450 architectural designs and commissions, 1889-1929. 274 pages : illustrations (some color), index, bibliography ; 29 cm... View more info

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Art Nouveau : Utopia: reconciling the Irreconcilable

By: SEMBACH, Klaus-Jurgen

Price: $19.50

Publisher: USA, TASCHEN America Llc: 2007

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 1592

ISBN: 3822830062

Condition: About 'As New'


Art Nouveau, whose emergence at the same time as cinema was no mere coincidence. This title deals with this reform movement of the turn of the century as an artistic event, also covering economic and political interests which inspired, supported, and handicapped it. Edition in English, translated by Charity Scott Stokes. 240pp, photo illustrated, mostly in color, with stunning photographs. High production values. An about 'as new' copy - bright, fresh, unmarked in a near... 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