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  • The development of painting in Canada / Le developpement de la peinture au Canada, 1665-1945

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1945. Third printing. pp 65 stapled in cream card covers. Lower outer corner of pp 33-34 torn away with loss of parts of a few words, else fine. One colour and numerous black & white reproductions. Catalogue of an exhibition held January at the Art Gallery of Toronto, February at The Art Association of Montreal, March at The National Gallery of Canada, and April at Le Musée de la Province de Quebec. Designed and printed by Rous and Mann, Toronto. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced. Size: Octavo.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45308
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  • BRIDGES, Marjorie Lismer (Arthur Lismer)
    A BORDER OF BEAUTY. Arthur Lismer's Pen and Pencil.

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Red Rock Publishing, 1977. Squarish small quarto, hardcover, brown boards. pp (x), 156, (2) + colour plates; black & white reproductions in text. Fine copy, no previous owner names. Dust jacket has light sunning to brown spine lettering, else fine. Author was the daughter of important Canadian painter Arthur Lismer. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 15944
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  • BRIDGES, Marjorie Lismer (Arthur Lismer)
    A BORDER OF BEAUTY: Arthur Lismer's Pen and Pencil

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Red Rock Publishing, 1977. Squarish quarto, brown boards. pp (x), 156, (2). 1978 ink gift inscription at front, else fine in VG jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31763
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  • MacDONALD, Colin S.
    A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS. Volume 2. G-Jackson

    Ottawa: Canadian Paperbacks Publishing, 1975. A later printing of the first edition. Small sticker scar on front cover, spine yellowed, VG otherwise, no owner names.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44904
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  • McCARTHY, Doris
    A FOOL IN PARADISE: an artist's early life

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Macfarlane Walter & Ross, 1990. Octavo, grey boards. pp (14), (258), [2]. Ink gift inscription at front, else fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40330
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  • TRANT, Patrick [Thoreau MacDonald, 1901-1989]
    A SMALL TRIBUTE TO TM

    No place [Ontario]: Oakland Press, 1989. 15 cm. [4], [12] pp, stapled, in self-wrappers, in plain paper envelope. Vignette illustrations and a photo of Thoreau MacDonald. Fine copy, envelope VG. Introductory note by Jennings Young (the publisher?), and an Epilogue by Patrick Trant. Reprints Trant's article from "The Thornhill Month", to mark the death of this great Canadian illustrator and artist. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 40635
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  • Robertson. Heather
    A Terrible Beauty: The Art of Canada at War

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto/Oshawa/Ottawa: James Lorimer / The Robert McLaughlin Gallery / National Museum of Man, 1977. Beige cloth. pp (240). Colour reproductions. Ink owner name at front, else fine in VG jacket. 104 works plus text by ordinary servicemen. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47784
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  • MORRIS, Jerrold
    ADRIFT ON COURSE: an autobiographical essay with illustrations by the author

    Edition: First edition

    Toronto: Hawthorn Art Press, no date (1979). pp (8), 158, [2]. B&w drawings in text. Inscribed by the author "For Tony all the best Jerrold". Corner crease to front cover, light rubbing & soiling to covers; tan stain to fore edges not penetrating into text margins; just a good copy. Morris, originally from Britain, was twice awarded a DFC by the RCAF during WWII. After the war he became curator of the Vancouver Art Gallery, chief curator of the San Francisco Museum of Art, and director of the important Morris International Gallery in Toronto. This book covers his early life and not much of his career as a curator and gallery operator.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 44697
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  • BUCHANAN, Donald W.
    ALFRED PELLAN

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Society for Art Publications / McClelland & Stewart, 1962. Card covers. pp 16 text + colour and b&w plates. Gallery of Canadian Art :4. Very nearly fine. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50783
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  • Crandall, Richard C. and Susan M.
    An Annotated Bibliography of Inuit Art

    Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2001. Black cloth. pp 458. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48537
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  • HUBBARD, R.H.
    ANTOINE PLAMONDON / 1802-1895. THÉOPHILE HAMEL / 1817-1870. An Exhibition Organized by the National Gallery of Canada.

    Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1970. Quarto. Black card covers. pp 176. Black & white and colour reproductions through. Catalogue and essay by R.H. Hubbard, Foreword by Jean Sutherland Boggs, catalogue design by Frank Newfeld. A little rubbing along to spine folds, near fine otherwise, no owner names.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 28757
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  • COMFORT, Charles Fraser
    ARTIST AT WAR

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1956. Blue cloth. xvii, 187 pp + color frontispiece and 12 monochrome plates. Ink owner name, else fine in lightly used VG jacket. Memoirs of the Second World War by the man who is, next to Alex Colville, probably Canada's most famous war artist. .

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48174
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  • MacDONALD, J.E.H.
    ARTSCANADA 174/175, Dec 1972, Jan 1973

    Toronto: artscanada, 1973. Card covers. Contains on pp 17-36 J.E.H. MacDonald's West Indian Journal. Colour and b&w reproductions. Small chip and tear at foot of spine, small corner crease to front cover, VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50842
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  • TANAKA, Hiroshi
    ASIAN LANDSCAPES

    Edition: First printing

    (Lethbridge, Alberta): (University of Lethbridge, 1977). Oblong octavo, card covers. pp 65. map, 30 sepia illustrations with text. Fine copy. Author's sketches made on his Asian travels over the previous 12 years. He was with the Dept. of Geology in the University of Lethrbridge. Signed by the author, May, 1977.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45495
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  • (MacDonald, Thoreau)
    "At Home with Thoreau MacDonald" an article contained in The York Pioneer, Volume 93

    Toronto: York Pioneer and Historical Society, 1998. pp 64 stapled in card covers. Fine. The article, by Thoreau MacDonald's daughter, is contained on pp 2-17. Includes some reproductions of drawings, including one on the front cover. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45236
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  • CARMAN, Bliss
    BALLADS AND LYRICS

    Edition: First Canadian edition

    Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1923. Squarish 12mo, blue-grey pictorial cloth stamped in green, gilt lettered, green on cream decorated endpapers. x, (294) pp. Spine tanned , light soiling to top page edges; cracked rear inner hinge neatly repaired; else a VG jacketless copy. INSCRIBED BY THOREAU MacDON ALD "design made by J.E.H. MacDonald. a few combined by T. MacDonald". The cover illustrations, endpapers, and decorative title page border were designed by important Canadian painter J.E.H. MacDonald (Group of Seven). His son Thoreau, an excellent artist in his own right, did some of the lettering. Edison E6.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 15393
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  • SHADBOLT, Doris
    BILL REID

    Edition: First printing

    Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1986. Squarish quarto, black boards. pp 192. Illustrations in colour and b&w. Bibliography, chronlogical list of works illustrated. Fine in fine jacket. A book about the half-Haida artist of British Columbia, one of Canada's greatest artists.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43772
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  • Canada 1812-1871. THE FORMATIVE YEARS. Illustrations by C.W. Jefferys

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Imperial Oil, 1967. Quarto, 96 pp. Soft corner creases, ink owner name, else a VG copy. Confederation centennary issue, July 1967, of the Imperial Review, notable for the excellent Jefferys line drawings. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48747
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  • McINNES, Graham
    CANADIAN ART

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1950. Second edition, revised & enlarged. Beige cloth. pp (xii), 140 + plates, two reproductions in colour. Index. Ink owner name at front, VG+ otherwise. Dust jacket has small chips and tears, slight yellowing, VG otherwise. First published as A SHORT HISTORY OF CANADIAN ART IN 1939, it was "the first attempt to portray Canadian art on a brief but comprehensive scale." - jacket.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44791
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  • Duval, Paul
    CANADIAN ART: Vital Decades. The McMichael Conservation Collection

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Clarke Irwin, 1970. Oblong format, 26 x 27 cm. White linen, reddish endpapers. 16 pp introduction plus colour and b&w reproductions + a catalogue of the collection. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has a few small tears, VG otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40998
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