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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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image of THE COLOPHON.  NEW GRAPHIC SERIES.  4 VOLUME SET plus COLOPHON-RELATED EPHEMERA.

THE COLOPHON. NEW GRAPHIC SERIES. 4 VOLUME SET plus COLOPHON-RELATED EPHEMERA.

by Adams, Frederick B., Jr. et al, editors. (John Carter, George Goodspeed, Rollo Silver, George L. McKay, Leo M. Alpert, Jean Hersholt, Frank J. Hynes, Carolyn Wells, Lawrence Clark-Powell, Frederic Dorr Steele, Wallace Worth, Cedric Larson, et. al.)

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Published
1939
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Good+
Edition
First Edition (remainder mark).
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NZ$363.45

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New York: Pynson Printers, 1939. The four volumes of the "New Graphic Series" of the Colophon, 10 5/8" H, pictorial front boards/spines - lacking the original glassine dust jackets. No. 1 - March 1939, 115 pp, with linoleum cut by Hans Alexander Mueller, wood engraving by Emil Ganso and additional illustration by George Cruikshank & Edward A. Wilson, plus… Read more
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MY SCOTTISH SKETCH BOOK.

by Edwards, Lionel. (1878-1966)

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Published
1929
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Country Life, 1929. VII, 32 pp, 4to (12 1/4" H). Gray/purple cloth with paper title label on front board, purple marbled endpapers. 16 colour plates, including frontispiece (all present - clean, bright, with no tears or creases). All pages (text & illustrations) are printed on one side only on heavy stock (versos blank). Each illustration page… Read more
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MAURICE SENDAK - FANTASY SKETCHES.

by Sendak, Maurice.

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Published
1970
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Philadelphia: Philip H. & A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, 1970. Unpaginated, 11 1/4" H. Published for an exhibition of original drawings and other materials illustrating the art of Maurice Sendak, with an introduction by the artist. Sendak describes the work as "fantasy sketches, stream-of-consciousness doodles, dream pictures, and probably most apt, homework drawings" which he drew between roughly 1952-1957. "In one way… Read more
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THE COLOUR OF PARIS. HISTORIC, PERSONAL & LOCAL.

by Messieurs les Academiciens Goncourt. M. Lucien Descaves, editor. Introduction by M.L. Benedite. Essay by Yoshio Markino.

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First Canadian Edition
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Toronto: Musson 264 pp, 9 1/2" H. No date, but c1908. Medium brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board, black illustration on front board, top edge gilt. Preface in French, all other text in English. 48 colour plates (including tissue-covered frontispiece) plus 12 sepia drawings - all present. Chapter headings: Of the Colour of Paris;… Read more
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E.E. CUMMINGS: A MISCELLANY.

by Cummings, E.E. Edited, with an introduction and notes, by George J. Firmage. Foreword by the Author.

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Published
1958
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Very Good
Edition
First, Limited, Signed Edition.
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New York: Argophile Press, 1958. xi, 241 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H), gray cloth with black lettering on spine and front board, light gray endpapers. Number 4 of the first, limited edition of 75 copies, signed by Cummings. B&w illustrations. "This book consists of a cluster of epigrams, forty-nine essays on various subjects, a poem dispraising dogmata, and… Read more
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image of THE LIFE OF BENVENUTO CELLINI WRITTEN BY HIMSELF.  2 VOLUME SET IN SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE BINDING.

THE LIFE OF BENVENUTO CELLINI WRITTEN BY HIMSELF. 2 VOLUME SET IN SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE BINDING.

by Cellini, Benvenuto. Edited and translated by John Addington Symonds. Introduction by Royal Cortissoz.

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Published
1906
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Very Good
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New York: Brentano's, 1906. 360 pp + 387 pp - 2 volume set - 9 7/16" H. Sangorski & Sutcliffe bindings (stamped "Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, England" on verso of free front endpaper of both volumes) - dark red leather spines/corners, spines with five raised bands & gilt lettering/decoration, patterned paper on boards, with pattern repeated on… Read more
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image of PIN-UP'S PROGRESS:  AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE IMMODEST ART, 1870-1970.

PIN-UP'S PROGRESS: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE IMMODEST ART, 1870-1970.

by Wortley, Richard. Assisted by Jeremy Gibson.

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Published
1971
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Very Good -
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First Edition
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London: Panther, 1971. 175 pp, 7 3/4" H. B&w and colour illustrations. A social history of the pin-up. Contents: Introduction; Postcard Peeps and a few magazine suprises; Stars and Starlets 1918-39; The Girls Who Won the Wars; Magazine Mania 1945-63; Whiplash or Backlash 1963-70; Man and Superman; Who Buys and Why; Advertising Extra; Just for the Record.… Read more
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PICASSO ET SES AMIS.

by Olivier, Fernande. Preface de Paul Leautaud.

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Published
1954
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Very Good+
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NZ$508.83

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Paris: Libraire Stock, 1954. 237 pp, 7 3/8" H. 16 b&w illustrations (including 2 page reproduction of letter by Picasso). Bound in full salmon pink leather by A. & R. Maylander, with gilt lettering/date on spine, all edges gilt. Leather, moire (watered) silk and gilt doublures (stamped A. & R. Maylander in gilt on front doublure), moire silk… Read more
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MADAME TUSSAUD: A LIFE IN WAX.

by Berridge, Kate.

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Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002008129
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NZ$21.81

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Toronto: HarperCollins, 2006. 352 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w illustrations. "When she died in London at the age of ninety, a survivor of one of the most tumultuous epochs in history, Madame Tussaud had travelled far from her inauspicious beginnings in Strasbourg as the daughter of a common soldier and a housekeeper. Moving to Paris as a child,… 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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NZ$87.23

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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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image of THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN.  VOLUME 9. MODERN BRITAIN.  (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: SINCE THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 9. MODERN BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: SINCE THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

by Ford, Boris, ed. Roy Shaw, Gwen Shaw, Paul Griffiths, Fernau Hall, Peter Fuller, Andrew Saint, Christopher Frayling, Gilbert Phelps, Neil Sinyard, Joseph Rykwert, Simon Pepper, John Heskett, Alan Munton.

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Published
1995
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for The Folio Society, 1995. 350 pp, 10" H. Bound in full dark blue cloth with title and shield in gold on spine. B&w illustrations and colour plates. Contents: General Introduction; The Cultural and Social Setting; Music; Ballet; The Visual Arts; New Towns; The Third Programme; The Crafts; Literature and Drama; Film;… Read more
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image of THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN.  VOLUME 7. VICTORIAN BRITAIN.  (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: THE LATER VICTORIAN AGE.)

THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 7. VICTORIAN BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: THE LATER VICTORIAN AGE.)

by Ford, Boris, ed. Asa Briggs, John Summerson, Jacques Carre, John Holloway, George Rowell, John Nelson Tarn, Peter Fuller, Andor Gomme, Gillian Naylor, William Price, Michael Kennedy, Roly Bain, Norman Vance.

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Published
1995
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for The Folio Society, 1995. 347 pp, 10" H. Bound in full dark blue cloth with title and shield in gold on spine. B&w illustrations and colour plates. Contents: General Introduction; The Later Victorian Age (The reign in review / Tendencies and trends); Architecture; The Public Park; Literature; The Drama of Wilde… Read more
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THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 8. EARLY TWENTIETH-CENTURY BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: THE EDWARDIAN AGE AND THE INTER-WAR YEARS.)

by Ford, Boris, ed. Wilfrid Mellers, Rupert Hildyard, Jacques Berthoud, Simon Pepper, Michael Kennedy, Richard Cork, John Beer, John Summerson, Neil Sinyard, Gillian Naylor, Frank Whitehead.

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Published
1995
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for The Folio Society, 1995. 348 pp, 10" H. Bound in full dark blue cloth with title and shield in gold on spine. B&w illustrations and colour plates. Contents: General Introduction; The Edwardian Age and the Inter-War Years; Literature and Drama; The Garden City; Music; The Visual Arts; The 'Civilization' of Bloomsbury;… Read more
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THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 6. THE ROMANTIC AGE IN BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: ROMANTICS TO EARLY VICTORIANS.)

by Ford, Boris, ed. David Punter, Alexander Youngson, John Beer, Michael Rosenthal, John Harvey, Alexandra Wedgwood, H.C. Robbins Landon, Tom Williamson, Pat Kirkham, Christopher Gillie.

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Published
1995
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Cambridge: Cambrige University Press for The Folio Society, 1995. 330 pp, 10" H. Bound in full dark blue cloth with title and shield in gold on spine. B&w illustrations and colour plates. Contents: General Introduction; Romantics to Early Victorians; Edinburgh: City of Reason and Nature; Literature; The Fine Arts; Graphic Satire and Illustration; Architecture; Music; The… Read more
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THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 3. SIXTEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: RENAISSANCE AND REFORMATION.)

by Ford, Boris, ed. Dominic Baker-Smith, Malcolm Airs, Derek Traversi, Eric Mercer, John Milsom, John Steane, Maurice Howard, Nigel Llewellyn, Philippa Glanville, Michael Leslie.

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Published
1995
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Cambridge: Cambrige University Press for The Folio Society, 1995. 325 pp, 10" H. Bound in full dark blue cloth with title and shield in gold on spine. B&w illustrations and colour plates. Contents: General Introduction; Renaissance and Reformation; Architecture; Literature and Drama; The Town of Shrewsbury; Music; Renaissance Gardens and Parks; Painting and Imagery; A Tudor… Read more
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THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 5. EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: THE AUGUSTAN AGE.)

by Ford, Boris, ed. Arthur Humphreys, Geoffrey Beard, Raymond O'Malley, David Mannings, Cinzia Maria Sicca, Pat Rogers, T.J. Edelstein, Sally Jeffery, Michael Symes, Nicholas Anderson, Bryan Little.

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1995
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for The Folio Society, 1995. 349 pp, 10" H. Bound in full dark blue cloth with title and shield in gold on spine. B&w illustrations and colour plates. Contents: General Introduction; The Arts in Eighteenth-Century Britain; The Decorative and Useful Arts; Flowers in the Valley: Folk-Songs in Britain; The Visual Arts; Holkham… Read more
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image of JOHN WORSLEY'S WAR.  AN OFFICIAL WAR ARTIST IN WORLD WAR II.

JOHN WORSLEY'S WAR. AN OFFICIAL WAR ARTIST IN WORLD WAR II.

by Worsley, John and Giggal, Kenneth.

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Published
1993
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781853102578
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Shrewsbury: Air Life, 1993. 116 pp, small 4to (10 7/16" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour reproductions of the author/artist's work. "John Worsley was one of the very few active service artists of the Second World War, and in this book he recalls his experiences both in active sea warfare and later as a prisoner of war. At… Read more
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LA FERRONNERIE. REPERTOIRE DE L'ARCHITECTURE MODERN.

by Virette, Jean, introduction.

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Published
1930
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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Paris: Editions S. de Bonadona / Librairie Nouvelle de l'Architecture et des Beaux-Arts , 1930. 12 3/4" H. Portfolio with grey boards, red cloth spine, black lettering and red banding on front board, cloth ribbon ties (faded from red?). French text only. Includes four-page introductory pamphlet (title page, copyright page, one page Introduction by Jean Virette and Table… Read more
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PRAGUE. GREAT CENTERS OF ART SERIES.

by Denkstein, Vladimir and Kotalik, Jiri, edited and with an introduction by. Jarmila Brozova, Jarmila Jindrova, Emanuel Poche, Jaromir Neumann, Jan Durdik, Emma Urbankova.

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780839002253
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Montclair, N.J.: Abner Schram, 1979. 252 pp, 13 1/2" H. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, pictorial endpapers. In publisher's original plain cardboard slipcase. B&w and colour reproductions. "(A) stunning exhibition of the city's mag-nificent art treasures. Compiled by the directors of Prague's National Museum and National Gallery, this important and eye-filling work is a… Read more
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