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George Harlow White, RCA. 1817-1887.

by SMITH, Frances K.

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Kingston: Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 1975. Quarto, stapled pictorial card covers, pp. [44]; illustrated in b&w. Occasional Paper #2. Near fine. .
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Something Out of Nothing. The Work of George Cockayne.

by (Cokayne, George). Inglis, Stephen.

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Ottawa: National Museum of Canada, 1983. Quarto, blue printed card covers. pp. x, 112; illustrated in black and white. Minimal production values, but treating an interesting subject, and providing a brief biography of the artist and an illustrtaed catalogue of 58 of his works. Canadian folk art. Covers a bit faded and very slightly soiled,… Read more
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Joe Fafard.

by (FAFARD, Joe). Heath, Terence.

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Ottawa: National Gallery of Art / Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, (2007). First edition. Quarto, brown paper-covered boards, pp. [viii], 223; illustrated in colour and b&w. Signed by Fafard and Heath on the half title. Near fine in dust jacket. .
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(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… Read more
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Ontario Decoys. Some Carvers and Regional Styles.

by GATES, B. [Bernie].

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Published
1982
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9780969118602
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[Kingston?: self published, The Upper Canadian], 1982. First edition. , 1982. 27 x 21 cm, green card covers with map endpapers, pp. 176; illustrated in black and white. Letter laid in from the Office of the Reeve, Township of Pittsburgh, presenting the book to a benefacor of the MacLachlan Woodworking Museum. Covers are rubbed and worn along edges,… Read more
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Ghostings. Early Projects and Drawings.

by VAZAN, Bill. Text(e)s by David Burnett and Pierre Landry.

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(N.p): ARTEXTE, (1985). First edition, limited issue. Circa 26 cm x 25 cm, pictorial boards, pp. 152; illustrated. Total edition of 1,000 copies, including 200 hardcover copies, signed and numbered, as is this example. Fine. .
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Expressions of Will: The Art of Prudence Heward.

by (Heward, Prudence). Luckyj, Natalie.

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9780889114029
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$400.00

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Kingston: The Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University in collaboration with the McMichael Canadian Collection, Kleinburg, (1986). First edition. Card covers, 128 pp., illustrations in colour and b&w.. Spine colour faded, else just light wear to covers and very good. .
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Famous Canadian Artists.

by MILLER, Muriel. Preface by A.J. Casson.

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(Peterborough: Woodland Press, 1983). First edition. Trade paper format. Inscribed by Miller to an academic, noting "This is copy #1 off the press". Profiles 23 Canadian artists. Light creasing along gutters from opening, and light wear to covers else very good condition. .
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The Art of David Blackwood

by (BLACKWOOD, David). GOUGH, William;..

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Published
1988
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9780075496809
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$60.00

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McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1988. Hardcover. Inscribed by Gough. Very good in lightly worn dust jacket, with a tiny edge tear near loer front corner. Heavy book, may necessitate a request for additiioal postage depending on mailing destination and / or delivery standard required. .
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Harold Klunder: The Lethbridge Paintings.

by Campbell, James D.

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Published
2000
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9781894699051
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$25.00

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Southern Alberta Art Gallery, 2000. Printed wire-stitched stiff card covers, 22.5 x 22.5 cm, 28 pp., with eleven full page colour illustrations of Klunders paintings plus three other illustrations. Inscribed by Klunder in the colophon: For Judy on Canada Day 2004, affection and appreciation. H. Klunder". Light creasing to covers, else very good. … Read more
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Hurt Not the Earth.

by NEWTON-WHITE, E.

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Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1958). First edition. Octavo, dark green boards, pp. xvi, 188; illustrated throughout by Thoreau MacDonald. Ecology. Very good in a very good dust jacket, with a 1/3" creased tear and a small price-sticker stain in the upper right corner of the front panel, two almost unnoticeable faint grease stains to rear panel. … Read more
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Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, (1972). First edition. 22 x 14.5 cm, brown cloth, pp. 120; illustrated. This copy belonged to Dora de Pedery-Hunt, and the endpapers bear her signature (twice), as well as the signatures of Rebecca Sisler, Frances Gage, Pauline McGibbon, James Houston, Eleanor Koldofsky, and a half dozen others. Very… Read more
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(Toronto: Hart House, University of Toronto, 2003). First edition. 20 cm x 16.5 cm, card covers, pp. 93, (1); illustrated in colour and b&w. Exhibition catalogue, designed by Gilbert Li. Fine. .
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Toronto: Ritchies Auctioneers, Sept 15, 2003. Card covers, pp. (84), (12). 210 items pictured in black and white and briefly described. Some page corners folded over as page markers, leaving creases and occasional pencil notations, presumably bids or prices realised. Very good. .
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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. .
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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..
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The Studio Magazine.

by (Canadian Design).

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(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..
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River for My Sidewalk.

by MADISON, Grant.

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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.
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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..
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Graphica '66.

by (COOPER & BEATTY; Typographers).

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(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… Read more
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