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Arts - Art, General

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NORTHWEST COAST NATIVE AND NATIVE-STYLE ART A Guidebook for Western Washington, Averill, Lloyd J. & Morris, Daphne K.
1 Averill, Lloyd J. & Morris, Daphne K. NORTHWEST COAST NATIVE AND NATIVE-STYLE ART A Guidebook for Western Washington
University of Washington Press 1995 0295974680 / 9780295974682 First Edition Softcover Good 
Tight, solid copy. Ex-library book with usual type markings. Inner pages are clean, however top edge of pages has light water damage causing wrinkling to top couple inches. Fairly minor & pages turn freely. Light edgewear to cover & moderate soiling outer edge of pages. "This intelligently crafted resource book by former University of Washington lecturer Averill and Native art educator/illustrator Morris combines effective approaches to touring, viewing, and learning about the Native arts of the Northwest Coast region. While the text is organized to function best as a guidebook for interested lay readers, there is also invaluable reference information as well. The first section, "Where To Find the Art, " focuses on specific geographical locations for hand-held touring purposes. The second section provides "Sources of the Art, " with terse artist biographies and descriptions of Northwest Coast tribes and their practices...." [498]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 8.95 USD
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ARTISTS OF ALBERTA, Baker, Suzanne Devonshire
2 Baker, Suzanne Devonshire ARTISTS OF ALBERTA
University of Alberta Press 1980 0888640676 / 9780888640673 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Clean, tight condition. Ex-library book with usual type markings, jacket attached to book. Pages are very clean. Light edgewear & a few tiny tears to jacket edges, scuffing of jacket. Light soiling to outer edge of pages as well as a rough spot on top edge of pages. "In celebration of Alberta's 75th anniversary - painting, sculpture, printmaking, weaving & mixed media works from new & recognized artists are presented..." [805]; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 15.95 USD
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New York & Tokyo Weatherhill 1978 0834801329 / 9780834801325 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. Previous owner also signed the top edge of title page. 272 pages. Light edge & corner wear, back top corner has been clipped, light soiling to rear cover. Interior clean & unmarked other than signatures on title page. Top edge of first few pages is very slightly wrinkled. B/w illustrations throughout. "A new approach to the principles of Japanese design as found in the strikingly handsome stencils used in dyeing Japanese kimonos; a revealing study of an often overlooked facet of Japanese design genius and artistic dexterity - the 'katagami' or handmade textile stencil. ; 8vo; Over 250 pages of sheer graphic delight with reproductions of 198 outstanding stencil patterns, 50 photos of traditional woodblock prints showing the patterns in use, notes interpreting and commenting on each pattern, and an informative introduction...Themes are divided into the following chapters: sky related patterns, water related patterns, abstract patterns, flower patterns, tree and leaf patterns, garden related patterns, and chrysanthemum patterns. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Chartwell Books, Inc. 1982 0890095280 / 9780890095287 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Excellent condition. Interior pages clean & tight, no markings. Profusely illustrated in colour. Jacket has light edgewear, a little scuffing and one small tear. 160 pages. Copying the works of the great master painters is a long established and invaluable part of any artist's training. This book gives you the chance to attempt the same in your own home... (*Book is oversize & will incur addt'l shipping charges) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 15.50 USD
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Prince George, B. C. Bear Springs Art Company 1998 0968438709 / 9780968438701 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Ferris, Kenneth A. Signed by Author & Illustrator
HC/DJ - fine. Hardcover/jacket, 9.5 x 12.5" in excellent condition, has light scuffing of jacket and slight edgewear to back of jacket, Signed by author on title page. Autograph sticker on front. Take an artistic journey through the Canadian Rocky Mountains.....The 41 color plates & 49 b/w illustrations represented, depict recognizable and easily accessible landscapes with wildlife species that are commonly encountered on a trip to the Rockies. The author, who is the recipient of numerous awards, is self-taught & has painted since early childhood. His paintings are sought after by collectors around the world. Non-paginated. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author & Illustrator 
Price: 90.95 USD
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HOW TO DRAW TREES Drawing Shrubs, Trees and Landscapes, Frederick J. Garner
6 Frederick J. Garner HOW TO DRAW TREES Drawing Shrubs, Trees and Landscapes
Walter Foster Publications 0929261240 / 9780929261249 Softcover Very Good 
Undated, circa 1950s to 1960s. Folio (approx. 14 x 10"). Spine is reinforced with tape, light edge and corner wear, a few creases, occasional light soiling. B/w & two-tone illustrations throughout - approx. 40 pages. This is one of the wonderful Walter Foster How-To Art Series. They are oversized, easy to understand and follow. Very popular in the late 50's and early 60's. (300-osl) ; Folio 13" - 23" tall 
Price: 11.95 USD
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Skills Society/Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts 2004 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Very scarce title. Excellent, near new condition - slight wear to bottom edge & corners, clean & tight, no markings. 103 pages. "Human Rights and Citizenship Through the Eyes of Artists " is edited by Harold Pearse, Paul Freeman and Wendy Hollo. Foreword by His Excellency John Ralston Saul. Through biography, self portraiture, direct quotes and colourful art reproductions, this book captures the personal and collective journeys of self-discovery as this group of artists explored human rights, citizenship and disability through conversation and art. The images and quotes deliver powerful messages. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Walter Foster Publications Softcover Very Good+ 
Undated, circa 1950s to 1960s. Oversize softcover, folio (approx. 14 x 10") - only light wear overall, B/w & Color illustrations throughout - approx. 40 pages. This is one of the wonderful Walter Foster How-To Art Series. (250-osl) ; Folio 13" - 23" tall 
Price: 11.95 USD
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LANCE HIDY'S POSTERS  Designs, personal & public, Hidy, Lance
9 Hidy, Lance LANCE HIDY'S POSTERS Designs, personal & public
Alphabet Press 1983 0940032023 / 9780940032026 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Light edgewear & cover has some scuffing & a couple small creases. Pages are clean other than two light spots near front. "I like blurring the common notion that commercial art is inferior to fine art; that the commercial artist has nothing to say, is simply talent for hire. Clarity, simplicity, durability and emotion are my artistic goals...." from afterword by the artist. [178-osl]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 63 pages 
Price: 7.50 USD
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OUTHOUSES OF THE WEST, Hines, Sherman; Cameron, Silver Donald
10 Hines, Sherman; Cameron, Silver Donald OUTHOUSES OF THE WEST
Nimbus Publishing Limited 1988 0921054076 / 9780921054078 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition, usual ex-lib type markings. Pages clean and intact. Jacket has light scuffing/light scratches. Great photographs! Sherman Hines is a well known photographer who has celebrated the outhouse in a series of books and calendars. His previous books include The Outhouse Revisited. [495] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 67 pages 
Price: 10.50 USD
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11 Ina Taylor THE EDWARDIAN LADY The Story of Edith Holden
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1980 0030574544 / 9780030574542 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
HC/DJ - near fine/VG+. Hardcover is clean and tight, small inscription on title page. Jacket has light wrinkling/light wear to edges, no tears. Beautifully illustrated and richly detailed, "The Edwardian Lady" is the perfect companion volume for all devotees of "The Country Diary of An Edwardian Lady". Illustrated not only with her own delightful drawings and paintings but with family photographs and vintage postcards, paintings & mementos. A nice evocation of life in a middle class family 1871-1920.207p. Discusses Edith's Life and the background against which she developed her talents. [890]; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 11.95 USD
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AGANO & TAKATORI Famous Ceramics of Japan 2, Kozuru, Gen
12 Kozuru, Gen AGANO & TAKATORI Famous Ceramics of Japan 2
Tokyo Kodansha International 1981 0870114549 / 9780870114540 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Ex-library book, but still in quite good condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings - jacket attached to book. Light edgewear/edge wrinkling to laminate and jacket, light soiling. Laminate has caused some creases to jacket and laminate and is also partially loosened around edges. 44 pages. "Though northern Kyushu is most famous for Imari porcelains, there is a tradition of Korean inspired stoneware. The Agano and Takatori kilns epitomise this legacy, as does the well-known Karatsu ware. Influenced by the Kyoto tea ceremony taste, Agano and Takatori nonetheless maintained a vigour, strength, humbleness and spontaneity that, over the centuries continued to reflect the Korean origin of these kilns' first potters. " [845]; Folio 13" - 23" tall 
Price: 25.95 USD
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13 Lipman, Marci & Lipman, Louise HORIZONS Contemporary Canadian Landscapes
Toronto Lester and Orpen Denny's 1985 0886190576 / 9780886190576 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Large folio. Excellent condition, light wear to cover corners, one small peel to back cover corner. Pages are clean and unmarked. 20 beautiful landscape prints by Canadian artists, suitable for framing (page size 15.5 x 11"). Included: Luke Angahadlug & M. Amarook; Barbara Ballachey; A. J. Casson; Alex Colville; Ken Danby; Richard Davis; K. M. Graham; E. J. Hughes; Jean -Paul Lemieux; Takao Tanabe & others. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall 
Price: 17.50 USD
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ARTHUR LISMER Paintings 1913 - 1949, Lismer, Arthur
14 Lismer, Arthur ARTHUR LISMER Paintings 1913 - 1949
Toronto The Art Gallery of Toronto 1950 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Ex-library book with a few stamps & stickers, back pocket. Moderate wear to outer edges. Jacket attached to book, brown liner has been trimmed back at bottom so bottom corner of jacket is detached. Soiling to jacket and light occasional soiling & wrinkling within book, several small pen marks seen. String binding is loose and pages pulled away a bit from binding, but no pages are detached. Age tanning to pages. Catalogue for an exhibition which took place in 1950 at the Art Gallery of Toronto. Colour frontispiece tipped in and 16 b/w plates throughout. Essay on Arthur Lismer by Lawren Harris, exhibition catalogue, chronology and bibliography. 35 pages. (*Shipping will be reduced to most locations). ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 27.00 USD
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LATE MODERN  The Visual Arts Since 1945, Lucie-Smith, Edward
15 Lucie-Smith, Edward LATE MODERN The Visual Arts Since 1945
W W Norton & Co Inc 1980 0195199383 / 9780195199383 Paperback Very Good 
Light edgewear & scuffing to cover, small creases. Internal pages clean other than a name written on title page & a small amount of pencil underlining. History of the visual arts since the war forward to the events of the mid-1970's. 243 plates , 62 in colour. [435-notosl]; 280 pages 
Price: 4.50 USD
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THE PROMISE & THE PRODUCT 200 Years of American Advertising Posters, Margolin, Victor & Ira Bricta
16 Margolin, Victor & Ira Bricta THE PROMISE & THE PRODUCT 200 Years of American Advertising Posters
MacMillan Publishing Company. 1979 0025794809 / 9780025794801 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Clean, tight condition. Ex-library book with laminated cover & usual type markings. Internal pages are very clean. Jacket has light wear & scuffing, a little soiling & creasing underneath laminate on rear. Wonderful old b/w & colour illustrations. From the handcrafted signed of Colonial days to the illusionary wonder-graphics of the 70's, this book explores the best, and the worst, and the rarest of American advertising posters....over 300 illustrations. [830] ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 11.95 USD
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17 Matthews, John F. EL GRECO
Harry N. Abrams 1953 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Pocket Library of Great Art. Pages of narrative as well as tipped-in reproductions that can be easily removed for framing. Interior is unblemished. A full color El Greco reproduction adorns the front cover, and interior has numerous colour illustrations. Minor cover wear, one scratch on front cover. Back binding is partially loose but book is intact. Rest of pages are clean & intact. Small folio. (*Shipping will be reduced on this lighter book) ; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 6.05 USD
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Bouquet: Twelve Flower Fables, Myrna Davis
18 Myrna Davis Bouquet: Twelve Flower Fables
Clarkson N. Potter 1982 0517546043 / 9780517546048 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Davis, Paul 
HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Hardcover is clean and unmarked. Jacket has light scuffing, light age tanning, minor edge crinkling and one small edge stain. "Collected here are 12 love stories drawn from sources as diverse as ancient Greece, Egypt, and Babylonia: India, China, and Japan; and Christian Rome and revolutionary France. Each tale centers on a flower whose attributes throughout the ages have come to suggest a different aspect of love. " [320-osl] ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 6.25 USD
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DORSET 78 Cape Dorset Annual Graphics Collection 1978, Neill, Michael (editor)
19 Neill, Michael (editor) DORSET 78 Cape Dorset Annual Graphics Collection 1978
Toronto M. F. Feheley 1978 0919880134 / 9780919880139 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library in very good condition - laminated cover & usual stamps & stickers. Light edge & corner wear, light soiling. Interior pages clean & tight. Jacket attached to book. Profusely illustrated in b/w & colour. Showcases the art of leading Inuit artists in the Canadian North, with 70 reproductions in b/w and colour showing the work of twenty different inuit printmakers working at the Cape Dorset printmaking studios. Text include artists interviews and a photo essay. This annual also features the art of Ikayukta as well as including the spring lithography collection and the World Wildlife Fund portfolio collection. Also included is a section of b/w photos by George Hunter, a foremost Canadian photographer. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 26.50 USD
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RUSKIN Sutton Pocket Biographies, O'Gorman, Francis
20 O'Gorman, Francis RUSKIN Sutton Pocket Biographies
Sutton Publishing 1999 0750921420 / 9780750921428 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Very nice clean, tight condition. Ex-library with sturdy laminated cover & usual type markings. Overall wear is fairly minimal. B/w illus. 111 pages. "John Ruskin was one of the greatest Victorian critics of art and society, but he was also preoccupied with politics, economics and education. This pocket-sized biography explores his influence on his own age and ours, examining his work, his relationships and his creative life. " (*shipping will be reduced after checkout to all locations) [osl] ; 8vo 
Price: 6.50 USD
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