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Image for "The Symposium on Modern Chinese Ink Painting" Conference Treatise

"The Symposium on Modern Chinese Ink Painting" Conference Treatise

By: Sheng, Chen Shuh & Ministry of Education

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Taiwan, Taiwan Museum of Art, 1994


Only light wear to beige card covers with French flaps ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 390+ pages; This book was put together from the submissions to a conference March 25-27, 1994. The text is in Chinese (some notes in English) with many colour illustrations and B&W photographs throughout. It was published in August 1994. View more info

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A Delicate Wilderness; The Photography of Elliott Barnes 1905-1913

By: Cavell (editor), Edward

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Banff, AB, Altitude Publishing/ Whyte Foundation, 1980

Edition: 1st


Some fading and creasing of pictorial card cover, previous owner's name on title page. Middle page loose but present. ; A bright, solid book ; B&W Photographs; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; Barnes was an American photographer, transplanted to Alberta, Canada and lived from 1866-1938. He loved the outdoors and this showed in the magnificent Alberta landscapes. His association with Byron Harmon brought about an upgrade in the photographic equipment ... View more info

A Guide to Buying Contemporary Northwest Coast Indian Arts

By: Duffek, Karen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology, 1983

Edition: First Edition


A bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; 0.2 x 9.7 x 7.8 Inches; 28 pages View more info

Image for A Northwest Coast Indian Colouring Book  Vol. 1, Prints

A Northwest Coast Indian Colouring Book Vol. 1, Prints

By: Mintz, G. A. (Bud)

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Potlatch Arts Ltd. Publication, 1985


Creasing of black & red card covers, sticker residue top fore corner of front cover. ; Interior of book unmarked. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 56 pages; "49 illustrations rendered for coloring from original designs inspired by the art styles of five different Northwestern Coast Indian groups - Salish, Kwa-gulth, West Coast (Nootka), Northern and Ksan." View more info

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A Year in the Life of Andy Warhol

By: McCabe, David

Price: $18.95

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press, 2003

Edition: First Edition


Heavy opaque mylar has short tears head and tail of spine, book shows only slight wear. ; A bright, solid book, Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Titles in green on dust jacket, images on front and back boards. ; B&W Illustrations; 9 X 6.42 X 1.24 inches; 240 pages; "In late 1964 Andy Warhol commissioned young fashion photographer David McCabe to document his daily activities for one year. During the course of this project, whenever the artist called McCabe wou... View more info

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Aghtamar. The church of the Holy Cross, 915-921.

By: Step'an K. Mnats'akanian & Rainer K. Lampinen & K. H. Maksoudian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Armenian General Benevolent Union/ Editions Erebouni, 1986


Some notations in Armenian on title page, dust jacket shows edgewear and a short tear to of spine, glue stain top of front free end paper. ; Double foldout photographs in middle of book, richly illustrated with colour photographs of the church and its surroundings ; Color Photographs; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; Unpaginated pages; "The Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Akdamar (Aghtamar) Island, in Lake Van in eastern Turkey, is a medieval Armenian Apostolic cathedral, ... View more info

Image for Akseli Gallen-Kallela  Katsoin outoja unia - artist and visionary (WSOY galleria)

Akseli Gallen-Kallela Katsoin outoja unia - artist and visionary (WSOY galleria)

By: Kamarainen, Eija; Michael Wynne-Ellis (translator)

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Helsinki, W. Soderstrom, 1994


Light bumping of corners of glossy paper covered boards, previous owner's name on FFEP ; A bright, solid book ; 127 pages; Stunning color plates with accompanying text in Finnish & English View more info

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ASTA Libri, autografi e grafica

By: d'Aste, Gonnelli Casa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Florence/Firenze, Gonnelli Casa d'Aste, Oct 10 2010


Bottom fore corner of front card coverbadly creased with light soil and creasing of inside page, only light wear else ; Colour Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 298 pages; Text completely in Italian. Colour illustrations on every page of manuscripts, incunabula from the mediaeval period and books and ephemeral pieces from every period since, until mid 20th century. A thorough itemization of the items to be auctioned with detailed descriptions in Italian. U... View more info

Image for Beyond the Clouds; Canada Through the Eyes of Yukman Lai

Beyond the Clouds; Canada Through the Eyes of Yukman Lai

By: Lai, Yukman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Self Published, Sept, 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator


Signed by Illustrator; Small ding bottom front board. ; Large inscription by the artist on the front free end paper. A bright, solid book. White boards with wraparound stylized textured maple leaf. Brochure promoting the tour laid in. ; Colour Plates; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 95 pages; Lai devotes his Chinese style of painting to Canadian themes. The paintings included in this book were part of a touring exhibition to Asia and Canada late in 2006 and early 2007. The... View more info

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Border Film Project Photos by Migrants & Minutemen on the U.S.-Mexico Border

By: Adler, Rudy & Victoria Criado & Brett Huneycutt

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


Tan boards show light soiling, with a water stain present on the front bottom foredge (pages not affected). ; A bright, solid book. Interesting book design with round cutouts in front and back paper covered boards ; Colour Photographs; 8.60 X 6.50 X 0.80 inches; 176 pages; In 2007, the authors handed out 600 disposable cameras to two different groups, undocumented Mexican migrants crossing the deserts into the United States, and American Minutemen volunteers trying to s... View more info

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Bottomless Belly Button

By: Shaw, Dash

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Fantagraphics Books, 2008

Edition: Second Printing


Light edge wear and corner curl to black and beige card covers ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8.50 X 6.10 X 2.20 inches; 720 pages; "Shaw's stunningly conceived and executed comic opus captures one moment of change in a family. Maggie and David Loony have called their three adult children to their childhood home to announce that, after 40 years of marriage, they're getting a divorce. Dennis, the eldest, desperately searches for an answer to why.... View more info

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Brian Scott Paintings and Stories of Vancouver Island

By: Brian, Scott

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Black Creek BC, Brian Scott Fine Art, 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator


Signed by Author & Illustrator; Card covers show light shelfwear and corner curl.; Signed by author/ illustrator on front fly leaf. A bright, solid book.; Vol. 2; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 91 pages; Scott's colourful artwork appears on every second page with some background on the subject matter on the facing page. View more info

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Challenging Traditions Contemporary First Nations Art of the Northwest Coast

By: Thom, Ian M.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Douglas & Mcintyre Ltd, 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


Only slight wear.; No dust jacket, publisher has enclosed this book in a heavy clear plastic that slips over the boards; 0.94 x 11.1 x 10.31 Inche; 186 pages; In the past few decades, contemporary Native American artists of the Northwest Coast have made a name for themselves as among the most dynamic and important artists working in North America. 'Challenging Traditions' celebrates this success by presenting the work of forty top living artists whose works highlight the... View more info

Image for Chinese Ceramics from Japanese Collections  T'ang Through Ming Dynasties

Chinese Ceramics from Japanese Collections T'ang Through Ming Dynasties

By: Hayashi, Seizo & Henry Trubner

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, Asia Society Inc.,N.Y., 1977

Edition: First Edition


Light shelfwear to card covers, small corner bumps.; A bright, solid book.; Color Photographs; 9.60 X 8.60 X 0.80 inches; 136 pages; A collection of colour and B&W photographs of ceramic pieces, with description and history. View more info

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Chinook Winds Aboriginal Dance Project

By: Elton, Heather & Paul Seesequasis & Florene Belmore & Jerry Longboat & Gloria Manitopyes

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Banff, AB, Banff Centre Press, 1997

Edition: First Edition


Light edge wear to card covers ; B&W Illustrations; 7.10 X 6.02 X 0.26 inches; 96 pages; Chinook Winds captures the exciting fusion of contemporary and traditional Aboriginal dance styles. Using interviews, memoirs, poetry and personal essays, the book documents the first groundbreaking dance piece from the Aboriginal Dance Project in 1996—a partnership between the Aboriginal Film and Video Art Alliance and The Banff Centre. View more info