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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

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 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

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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 nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Heavy book -may reqyuire extra postage outside of the USA. We ship Worldwide, use both Can... View more info

Emily Carr

By: SHADBOLT, Doris

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 19436

ISBN: 0888946902

Condition: Near Fine


Life of the great Canadian painter, Emily Carr [1871-1945] in which the author reassesses the various themes of Carr's life. 240pp, profusely illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. Owner's details inked-outto the inside of the front wrapper. Otherwise, this copy appears 'as new'. Weight, 500g. 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's GST is included. Images always available. Shipped well packed. View more info

Man Who Loves Giants: The Continuing Story of an Artist Among Elephants and Engines

By: SHEPHERD, David

Price: $16.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1989

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Author's Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 16268

ISBN: 0715394398

Condition: Fine


In this book David Shepherd describes his full and varied life, from his early career as an aviation artist with the RAF to his encounters with African wildlife and his work on the East Somerset Railway, of which he is founder and Chairman. The book also tells of his world travels. Dedicated inscription and signature in his hand to the title page - 'To Kay / with my very best wishes /. David Shepherd'. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is very nearly similar. Unpacked weight, 785g. We use both the Canada Post and the United State... 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. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the U... View more info

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Cartier 1899-1949: The Journey of a Style

By: SILVA,, Nuno Vassallo e & Others - Editors

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Skira: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13340

ISBN: 886130026X

Condition: Fine


The glory of classic Cartier jewelry is exhibited through fifty years worth of designs shown in this exhibition catalog. "On t.p.: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation 1956-2006, 50 years." 229 pages : illustrations, mostly in color ; 28 cm tall. Book is 'as new' - bright, fresh and unmarked. The dustjacket shows some minute wear to its edges. Unpacked weight, 1.49kg. 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

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

Stories of the German Artists

By: SINGER, Hans W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1911

Edition: Later Edition in English

Seller ID: 13165

Condition: Very Good


Artists include - Martin Schongauer.--Albrecht Du¨rer.--Hans Burgkmair, Hans Baldung, and Matthias Gru¨newald.--Albrecht Altdorfer and the Nuremberg "little masters."--The two Cranachs.--The two Holbeins.--Adam Elsheimer.--Anton Raphael Mengs.--Daniel Chodowiecki.--Anton Graff. xi, 314 pages, 32 plates (8 color, including frontispiece) 21 cm.. Attractive bindiung Green cloth with elaborate gilt designs and titles to the front board; gilt titles to the spine. A little wear to the extremities of the spine. Tight, square binding. Clean interior, unmarked except for a previous owner's d... View more info

The Dynamics of Urbanism

By: SMITH, Peter F.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson International: 1974

Edition: First Trade Paper Edition

Seller ID: 23002

ISBN: 0091197813

Condition: VG+


Book makes a case for an urban design agenda which sets out to meet psychological needs. 256pp, profusely illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked. Tight, square binding, no creases to spine. Appears unused. Weight, 540g. 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, boxed, insured, trackable and faster than regular parcels. Less will be charged if rat... 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 Rest of the World. We ship at our cost. Image available. 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 calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing ... 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 the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates... 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 the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination and weight. Online estimate... 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 to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination and weight. Online estim... View more info

Kwakiutl Art

By: SPECK, Chief Henry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vancouver, New Design Gallery: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31887

Condition: Fine


First Public Showing, New Design Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, March, 1964. Unpaginated, [16pp], beautiful Kwakiutl Art by Chief Henry Speck, about half in full-colour. A 'mint' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info