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image of ON MAPS AND MAPPING.  ARTSCANADA  SPRING 1974,  ISSUE NUMBER 188/189.

ON MAPS AND MAPPING. ARTSCANADA SPRING 1974, ISSUE NUMBER 188/189.

by Brodzky, Anne Trueblood, Editor. (John Warkentin, Peter Perrin, Robert Arn, John Noel Chandler, Roald Nasgaard, Joe Bodolai, Dan Tooker.)

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Published
1974
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Toronto: The Society for Art Publications, 1974. 106 pp, 11 1/2" H. B&w and colour illustrations. Articles: Discovering the Shape of Canada, by John Warkentin; Mapping Time: Three New Works by Vera Frenkel, by Peter Perrin; The Moving Eye: Nancy Graves Sculpture, Film, and Painting, by Robert Arn; Reflections on/of Michael Snow, by John Noel Chandler; Claude Breeze: Canadian Atlas… Read more
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WAKE OF THE GREAT SEALERS.

by Mowat, Farley

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Published
1973
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771015274
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NZ$94.50

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1973. 157 pp, 11 7/8" H, green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To Linda & Royston / with kind regards / & best wishes, / David Blackwood". "Farley Mowat describes the Newfoundland men of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries who set out… Read more
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CLARENCE A. GAGNON, R.C.A., LL.D.

by Robson, Albert H.

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Published
1945
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Very Good
Edition
Revised Edition
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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1945. 32 pp, 6 1/4" H. Part of Ryerson's "Canadian Art Series". B&w photograph frontispiece, 10 colour reproductions. Contains a short appreciation of Gagnon's work, biographical notes, partial list of paintings in public collections, list of public collections containing etchings, followed by the plate section with descriptions. Interior - a few very small areas… Read more
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ARTIST AT WAR.

by Comfort, Charles Fraser. Introduction by Eric Harrison. Afterword by Charles Fraser C. Jackson.

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Published
1995
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Very Good+
Edition
Revised Edition
ISBN
9780920270219
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Pender Island, British Coumbia: Remembrance Books, 1995. 197 pp + 4 pp of colour maps, 9" H. Colour plates, b&w portraits. "In 1943, Charles Comfort was sent into battle to make a painter's record of the Canadian army's fight against the Germans on the Italian peninsula. (This) is his account of that fight. Enduring the shellfire, the mud, and… Read more
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image of THE SPIRIT OF CANADA.  DOMINION AND PROVINCES 1939.  A SOUVENIR OF WELCOME TO H.M. KING GEORGE VI AND H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH.  WITH ITINERARY SHEET.

THE SPIRIT OF CANADA. DOMINION AND PROVINCES 1939. A SOUVENIR OF WELCOME TO H.M. KING GEORGE VI AND H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH. WITH ITINERARY SHEET.

by Beatty, Edward, Sir, foreword. L.M. Montgomery, Nellie L. McClung, Duncan Campbell Scott, Clara Dennis, Sir Charles G.D. Roberts, Robert Choquette, Katherine Hale, W.T. Allison, Mary Weekes, Robert J.C. Stead, Mrs. George Black, Philip H. Godsell.

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Published
1939
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Good
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Canada: Canadian Pacific Railway, 1939. 59 pp, 13 1/8" H. With single sheet (printed on both sides) "The Itinerary of the Royal Visit Across Canada" laid in at front. This souvenir of the King & Queen's visit begins with "Loyal Greetings" and a colour portrait of the royal couple in regalia, both with gilt borders, followed by Contents… Read more
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TOM THOMSON: THE SILENCE AND THE STORM.

by Town, Harold and Silcox, David P.

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Published
1982
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Very Good+
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9780771084829
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1982. 240 pp, oblong 4to (10 3/4" H). Signed on front free endpaper by Harold Town. Profusely illustrated with color reproductions, b&w photographs, drawings. "(M)arks the centennial of the artist's birth with the most extensive collection of his work ever published - 177 paintings in full colour and many more in black-and-white. The prints… Read more
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RON BAIRD 1984: A CELEBRATIN OF HIS FIRST 20 YEARS OF SCULPTURE.

by Murray, Joan. With Ron Baird, George Farrow, Margaret Jackson and Alexandra Morin.

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Published
1984
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Very Good
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Oshawa: Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 1984. 98 pp, 8" H x 8 1/4" D. B&w photographs. Catalogue of an exhibition of the work of the Canadian sculptor. Contents: Acknowledgements; Exhibition schedule; Lenders to the exhibition; Sculpture in a dialogue with architecture: Ron Barid, Joan Murray; So what's it supposed to be anyway? Ron Baird; The Exhibition; Letter to… Read more
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ANDRE BIELER: AN ARTIST'S LIFE AND TIMES.

by Smith, Frances K. Introduction by David Karel. Epilogue by Ted Bieler. Edited By Philippe Baylaucq.

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Published
2006
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9781554072323
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Richmond Hill, Ontario: Firefly Books, 2006. 355 pp, 11 1/16" H, DVD "Les couleurs du sang / The Art of Time (53 minutes), in unopened plastic pouch at rear. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w throughout with reproductions & photographs. "This comprehensive study of the life and work of Andre Bieler, one of Canada's most important artists, covers 93… Read more
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JAMES WILSON MORRICE.

by Buchanan, Donald W.

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Published
1947
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1947. 38 pp, 7 1/4" H. B&w and colour reproductions. Part of Ryerson's "Canadian Art Series". Buchanan provides a biographical sketch, followed by The Technique of His Oil Sketches on Wooden Panels; His Studio Canvases; His Drawings; Bibliography; Catalogues; Collections. Interior - one light separation between two page gatherings which are still firmly… Read more
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FREDERICK H. VARLEY.

by Varley, Peter. Preface by Jean Sutherland Boggs. Introduction by Joyce Zemans. (Frederick H. Varley.)

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Published
1983
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780919493117
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NZ$65.42

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Toronto: Key Porter, 1983. 208 pp, 4to (11 1/2" H). Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w reproductions. "(T)he first major book celebrating the art of Frederick H. Varley, Canada's greatest portrait artist and innovative member of our most famous collection of landscape painters, the Group of Seven. His best-known painting, 'Stormy Weather, Georgian Bay' has been a… Read more
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COLLECTIONS DES MUSEES D'ETAT DU QUEBEC.

by Tremblay, Jean-Noel, Preface de.

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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Montreal: Gouvernement du Quebec, 1967. 13" H, beige cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering on spine, gilt fleur de lis on front board. Pictorial endpapers. Unpaginated - short preface in French only, followed by two page introduction in French, repeated in English. 108 illustrations - b&w plates and tipped in colour illustrations on heavier stock, followed by 10… Read more
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THE TOM THOMSON MYSTERY.

by Little, William T. Foreword by W.J. Eastaugh.

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Published
1970
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Good+
ISBN
9780070926554
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Toronto: McGraw-Hill, 1970. 239 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w photographs, reproductions, map. "In 1956, nearly forty years after the death of Canadian artist, Tom Thomson, William T. Little and three companions set themselves to a macabre task. Ever since July 16, 1917, when the artist's badly decomposed body was found floating in the waters of Canoe Lake,… Read more
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CANADIAN IMPRESSIONISM.

by Duval, Paul.

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Published
1990
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Very Good -
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1990. 166 pp, square 4to (11 3/4" H). "This beautiful volume, full of the light and colour that characterize most Impressionist art, is a thoroughly enjoyable guide to Canadian Impressionist painting from roughly 1885 to 1920. It brings together, for the first time in book form, the Canadian representatives of the world's most popular… Read more
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image of MORRICE:  A GREAT CANADIAN ARTIST REDISCOVERED.

MORRICE: A GREAT CANADIAN ARTIST REDISCOVERED.

by Laing, G. Blair. Introduction by Jean Sutherland Boggs.

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Published
1984
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771045684
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1984. 224 pp, 11 3/4" H. Profusely illustrated with colour reproductions. "James Wilson Morrice is one of the twentieth century's most talented and lyrical painters. Whether depicting a Quebec village in winter, a Paris cafe, or a North African market place, Morrice's vibrant colours and perfectly balanced compositions capture his subjects in a suspended… Read more
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image of NORVAL MORRISSEAU:  RETURN TO THE HOUSE OF INVENTION.

NORVAL MORRISSEAU: RETURN TO THE HOUSE OF INVENTION.

by Morrisseau, Norval. Preface by Robert Houle. Essays by Donald C. Robinson and Dr. Joseph Weinstein.

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Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9781552637265
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NZ$218.07

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Toronto: Key Porter, 2007. 160 pp, 12 1/8" H. Profusely illustrated with colour reproductions of Morrisseau's striking artwork. "In three essays, and the quotations that accompany the paintings, we learn about Morrisseau's approach to his work and the important historical and cultural influences that shaped his art. He tells us, in his own words, about his travels to the… Read more
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A.J. CASSON: HIS LIFE & WORKS / A TRIBUTE.

by Duval, Paul.

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780920892022
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NZ$327.11

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Toronto: Cerebus / Prentice-Hall, 1980. 285 pp, 13 1/2" H x 19" D. Signed by A.J. Casson on title page (signature only). Maroon cloth with blind-stamped 'CASSON' on fore edge of front board and gilt lettering on spine. In original publisher's corrugated cardboard box (white with maroon lettering). Profusely illustrated with colour and monotone reproduction, b&w… Read more
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image of DAVID MILNE.  WATERCOLOURS: AN OVERVIEW.

DAVID MILNE. WATERCOLOURS: AN OVERVIEW.

by Hartman, John, Introduction.

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Published
1999
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Toronto: Mira Godard Gallery, 1999. 39 pp, 9" H. Colour reproductions. The catalogue of the exhibition. Contents: Introduction; Colour Plates; David Milne 1882-1953; List of Works in Exhibtion. Interior - faint pencil erasure marks at top corner of first page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, one… Read more
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THE MOORE COLLECTION IN THE ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO.

by Wilkinson, Alan G. Foreword by William J. Withrow. Preface by Alan G. Wilkinson.

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780919876538
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Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1979. 232 pp, 4to (11 5/8" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour. Contents: Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Drawings; Sculpture; Prints; Notes; Accession Numbers. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small sticker residue mark on front cover; book is lightly cocked; light toning to… Read more
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image of KEN DANBY:  THE GRAPHIC WORK.  LITHOGRAPHS AND SERIGRAPHS.

KEN DANBY: THE GRAPHIC WORK. LITHOGRAPHS AND SERIGRAPHS.

by Cumming, Glen E., foreword. With excerpts from a conversation with Andrew J. Oko.

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780919153004
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Hamilton: Art Gallery of Hamilton, 1980. 32 pp, oblong (9" H x 11" D). Colour and b&w reproductions. Exhibition catalogue. Contents: Itinerary; Foreword; Ken Danby of Serigraphy (From "Ken Danby" by Paul Duval); A Conversation with Ken Danby; The Exhibition/Lithographs; The Exhibition/Serigraphs; Biography (Chronology); Selected Bibliography. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks.… Read more
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image of A CATALOGUE OF THE SIGMUND SAMUEL COLLECTION, CANADIANA AND AMERICANA.

A CATALOGUE OF THE SIGMUND SAMUEL COLLECTION, CANADIANA AND AMERICANA.

by Jefferys, Charles W., compiled and annotated by. (George T. Pepall, Sigmund Samuel, Lorne Pierce.)

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Published
1948
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First Edition
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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1948. 180 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). Dark blue boards with gilt lettering/banding spine, gilt lettering and emblem on front board. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "With best wishes. / Sigmund Samuel / 2/6/52." Pictorial endpapers, 2 colour plates (including the tissue-covered frontis-piece), b&w reproductions. A catalogue of the prints, lithographs, engravings, paintings,… Read more
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