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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, including Installation Art, Frida Kahlo, Rachel Whiteread and Bill Viola. 384pp, 426 illustratons. An 'As New' copy - bright, fresh... 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

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

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, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination a... 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: $25.00

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

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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

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

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Art and Society in Italy 1350-1500 (Oxford History of Art)

By: WELCH, Evelyn

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20984

ISBN: 019284203X

Condition: As New


This book presents a fresh picture of the Italian Renaissance, discussing a wide range of works, and examining the issues of materials, workshop practises, and artist-patron relationships, and exploring the ways in which visual imagery related to contemporary sexual, social and political behaviour. A volume in 'The Oxford history of Art'. 351pp, profusely illustrated in colour and in b&w. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square bindingm, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 812g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, ... View more info

Van Gogh

By: WHELDON, Keith

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Bison Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12969

ISBN: 0-88665-595-5

Condition: Fine


Fresh insight into one of the world's great painters, Vincent Van Gogh. 192pp, illustrated in Color and in b&w. Near new copy, bright and fresh. Oversize, overweight book. View more info

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir

By: WHITE, Barbara Ehrlich

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc: 1988

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 12959

ISBN: 0-8109-8088-6

Condition: Fine


Beautifully illustrated, oversize art book in the high-quality tradition of the Abrams company. 311pp, profusely illustrated in color and in b&w. Very heavy book: extra shipping should be allowed. Bright, fresh book with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Virtually 'as new'. Weight, 3kg. Maximum shipping in Canada would be C$17.00. View more info

The Graphic Idea Notebook

By: WHITE, Jan V.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Watson-Guptill Publications, Incorporated: 1980

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 20998

ISBN: 0823021491

Condition: VG+


An innovative, problem-solving source book for magazine editors and art directors. 192pp, profusely illustrated. Book is bright and clean with a sound binding. Unmarked except for a previous owner's stamp to ffep. Dustjacket has trace edge-wear only. Sound copy. 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... View more info