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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

The Girls of Mel Ramos

By: RAMOS, Mel; CLARIDGE, Elizabeth

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, Playboy Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046143

ISBN: 0872234347

Condition: Fine


Illustrating the Art of Mel Ramos [1935-2018] - an American figurative painter, specializing most often in paintings of female nudes, whose work incorporates elements of realist and abstract art. Text by Elizabeth Claridge. 158 pages : illustrations - 156 paintings, 47 in color, plus 8 drawings and more. 31 cm tall. Unpacked weight, 1.261kg. Book is Fine - bright, clean and unmarked, pages still quite fresh, no wear to the cloth, sharp corners. The unclipped dustjacket has a number of issues - some delamination, edge wear, a long, closed tear to the rear panel; the front panel remaind decxen... 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 our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 183g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage. Rates to th... 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 ; other Countries somewhat more. 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 competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

Frederic Remington: The Hogg Brothers Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

By: REMINGTON, Frederic; NEFF, Emily Baallew; PHELAN, Wynne H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A., Princeton Univ Press: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 11761

ISBN: 0890900922

Condition: As New


The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, houses one of the most distinguished collections of works by Frederic Remington (1861-1909). This illustrated book showcases the important works from this collection - including paintings, works on paper, and a bronze sculpture - establishing each within its historical, cultural, and political contexts. xii, 146 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm. An 'as new' copy -bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Flawless wrappers. Unpacked weight, 975g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very... 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 the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. No taxes... 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 this Book' - Interesting provenance. Weight, 850g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States P... 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

Interior Design

By: ROWNTREE, Diana

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22905

Condition: Good Very Good


A Penguin handbook, PH62. 215pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No creases to spine. Unused. Weight, 200g. 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

American Watercolors from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: RUBIN, Stephen et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, Harry N Abrams, Inc: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33512

ISBN: 0810919060

Condition: As New


New York American Federation of Arts in association with Harry N. Abrams Inc 1991. Foreword by John K. Howat. Introduction, Victor Koshkin-Youritzin. Commentaries on the plates by Stephen Rubin. .Exhibition checklist. .204 p ill. (some color) 26 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Very heavy book. 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 appro... 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. Unpacked weight, 496g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer pos... View more info

Rembrandt ... With forty Illustrations

By: SARP, Elizabeth Amelia; REMBRANDT VAN RIJN

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 325

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of Dutch painter & printmaker, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn [1606-1669]. Illustrated with 40 plates. xi, 205pp, includes a Catalogue of Pictures and an index. Top edge gilt. Attractive marbled endpapers. Internally clean and unmarked. Very slight foxing to page edges. Attractive bookplate to the fpde. Vellum spine with gilt flower decoration. Tight, square binding. Unpacked weight,m 312g. Too thick for lettermail. View more info

Practical Wind Bracing : a book containing easy and rapid methods of figuring wind stresses in high Buildings

By: SCHNEIDER, Harry Ellsworth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Buffalo, Lancaster Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 238

Condition: Good Very Good


The book attempts to prvide a simple and practical metod of calculating the wind stresses in any high building. viii, 192pp, 82 figures . ; 24 cm.Interior is clean and unmarked except for a previous owne's signatures in 3 or 4 places and a seal/stamp to the ffeo of a Professional Engineer from Ontario. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Minor wear to the green cloth at the extremities of the spine. Unpacked weight, 473g. 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 availab... View more info

British Drawings from the National Gallery of Canada

By: SCHOENHERR, Dopuglas E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 935

ISBN: 0888848021

Condition: About 'As New'


Catalogue of an Exhibition of British Drawings from the National Gallery of Canada. Travel to various Canadian Cities, 2005-2008. 70 items plus extensive notes. 193pp, illustrated. An about 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 747g. 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 Scotland

By: SCOTT-MONCRIEFF, George - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 675

Condition: Fine


Edited by George Scott-Moncrieff ; with contributions by W. Douglas Simpson [and others]. Introduction, by George Scott-Moncrieff.--The early stones, by W.D. Simpson.--The church in mediaeval Scotland, by G.P.H. Watson.--Castles and towers, by W.M. Mackenzie.--The Scottish burgh, by I.G. Lindsay.--Triumphant classicism, by I.C. Hannah. xii, 132 pages, [99] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), plans. Coloured illustrations on lining papers. Includes index. Interior ias very bright and clean and is unmarked. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound. Red cloth is flawless - in wonderfu... 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. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Internally the book is bright and clean still quite fresh. Unmarked.Bin din g ... View more info

Henry Moore in America

By: SELDIS, Henry J.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: USA, Praeger Publishers in association with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2496

ISBN: 0875870546

Condition: Fine


Henry Moore (1898-1986) an English artist best known for his semi-abstract monumental bronze sculptures. 283 pages : profusely illustrated in b&w with some colour ; 27 cm. Include list of Exhibitins and a chronological bibliography. Interior of the book is bright, quite fresh and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound. Black cloth is Fine showing no wear. The unclipped dustjacket in protective brodart, is clean and bright but with some wear to the extremities of the spine. Heavy book weighing 1.3kg prior to packing. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service... View more info