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William Brymner 1855-1925. A Retrospective.
Kingston: Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University, (1979). 24 cm x 21 cm, pictorial card covers, pp. 104; illustrated in black and white.
24 cm x 21 cm, pictorial card covers, pp. 104; illustrated in black and white. Faint crease and light wear to covers, else very good. ,
$25.00 Book Number: 20224 Order / Enquire
(BRANDIS, G. Brender á). Brandis, Marianne.
The Tinderbox. A Novel.
(Erin): Porcupine's Quill, 1982. First edition.
Wood engravings by G. Brender á Brandis. An historical novel for children, set near Dundas, Upper Canada, in the year 1830. Fine in dust jacket.
$30.00 Book Number: 8765 Order / Enquire
CAMPBELL, James D.
Bill Vazan: A Cosmic Dance. Thunderstones, Wererocks and Shamanic Drawings 1987-1992.
Kingston: Agnes Ethering Art Centre, Queen's University, 1993. First Edition , #22 of 100 clothbound copies, signed by the artist.
Square quarto, black cloth, pp. 68; illustrated. Near fine in dust jacket, with two tiny nicks to the top edge of the front panel.
$75.00 Book Number: 20160 Order / Enquire
The Studio Magazine.
(Rexdale, Ontario, Canada: Roger Murray and Associates, 1983)
Quarto, rebound in brown cloth lettered in gilt, includes Volume I, Number I, through Volume I, Number VI. Numerous articles on type design, photography, illustration, and advertising. Previous owner's busines card tipped to front endpaper. Fine in a durable library-style binding.
$35.00 Book Number: 13808 Order / Enquire
(Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour).
31st Annual Exhibition.
Toronto: Art Gallery of Toronto, 1957.
Stapled card covers, pp. 12; illustrated. Includes work by Doris McCarthy, Andre Bieler, and Jack Shadbolt. Very good.
$16.50 Book Number: 10826 Order / Enquire
(COOPER & BEATTY; Typographers).
(N.p.: Newfield Publications, N.d). First edition.
Quarto, white plastic covers, unpaginated; numerous illustrations. Typography for the book by Cooper and Beatty. Work by the finest Canadian graphic designers of the period. Ugly blacked-out address lablel on the front paste-down has offset onto the front free endpaper, ex-libris Past Master's Club as noted on address label on rear pastedown, front gutter is darkened and has a 2 cm crack, covers are lightly soiled. Dust jacket preserved in a mylar protector, but has several tears and is chipped at the head of the spine. [Oversize*]
$35.00 Book Number: 10651 Order / Enquire
Somewhere Waiting. The Life and Art of Christiane Pflug.
Toronto: Oxford, 1991. First edition.
23.5 cm x 16 cm, grey boards, pp. xv, 303; illustrated in colour. This book was withdrawn from general circulation by it's publisher. Fifteen page booklet laid in, printed to accompany the book. Fine in dust jacket.
$27.50 Book Number: 12858 Order / Enquire
DUNN, Marty. (Introduction).
Videoscape. An Exhibition of Video Art. 20 November 1974 - 1 April 1975.
Toronto: Education and Extension / Art Gallery of Ontario, (1974).
ca. 8.5" x 10 ", cerlox bound card covers, unpaginated; illustrated. Two mylar sheets with overlaid images preceeding text block. The first major survey of video art in Canada. Includes material on General Idea, and many others. Covers a bit darkened, else near fine.
$75.00 Book Number: 14589 Order / Enquire
The Canadian Canvas. (1975-76). A Travelling Exhibition of 85 Recent Paintings.
(N.p): Time Canada Limited, (1975).
Approximately 9" x 10", card covers, unpaginated; colour and b&w illustrations. Some wear to edges and spine, else very good.
$16.50 Book Number: 10788 Order / Enquire
Wood Carving for Pleasure. (How to Get Started series).
(N.p.: Canadian Y.M.C.A. War Services in co-operation with Canadian Legion Educational Services, (1942).
14.2 cm x 9.9 cm, staped self wraps, pp. 16; with 5 illustrations [2 show carvings by Florence Wyle, 1 by Loring) and one diagram of tools. From a series of "recreational-educational how-to-get-started booklets for members of the Canadian Armed Services". Staples tarnished else a near fine copy of this tinyl pamphlet.
$27.50 Book Number: 14143 Order / Enquire
Toronto: The Ontario Publishing Co., Limited, 1938.
Octavo, red cloth blocked in black. Bright and fine in near fine dust jacket.
$125.00 Book Number: 14607 Order / Enquire
River for My Sidewalk.
Toronto: J.M. Dent & Sons, (1953). First edition.
With wood engravings by Julius Griffith. The author relates his life in a wilderness valley among the Selkirk Mountains of British Columbia. A fine copy in a dust jacket, which is fine save for a few tiny edge nicks. Lovely copy. Watters p. 630
$22.00 Book Number: 3106 Order / Enquire
John Meredith: Fifteen Years.
Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, (1974). First edition.
Approximately 8" x 9", stapled card covers, approximately 60 pages; numerous colour and b&w illustrations. Exhibition catalogue for a show at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Slight toning to covers, else near fine.
$16.50 Book Number: 10814 Order / Enquire
Simon and the Golden Sword.
Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1976. First edition.
A charming book by one of Canada's great book designers. Glossy pictorial boards, ink name blacked out on front free endpaper, else near fine (likely issued without dust jacket).
$16.50 Book Number: 5030 Order / Enquire
Hurt Not the Earth.
Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1958). First edition.
Octavo, dark green boards, pp. xvi, 188; illustrated throughout by Thoreau MacDonald. Ecology. Fine in a very good dust jacket, with a 1" closed tear and a small price-sticker stain in the upper right corner of the front panel.
$16.50 Book Number: 11672 Order / Enquire