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The Pressed Plant: The Art of Botanical Specimens, Nature Prints and Sun Pictures (inc. Collecting & Preserving Plant Specimens; a 19th Century Guide to Pressing & Mounting Seaweeds; Nature Printing Guidelines; Herbarium Collections & Botanical Gardens )

By: DiNoto, Andrea; David Winter

Price: $36.89

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Stewart Tabori and Chang, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164600

ISBN: 1556709366

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Fine example, in a Fine dustjacket, looks new, 160 pages, colour and b&w photos and illustrations, ---"Grass, flower, seaweed, leaf- every plant is a perfect form. When pressed to paper, its perfection is dramtically captured and revealed- as a work of nature, but with a kinship to art. The Pressed Plant is the first book to demonstrate this aesthetic phenomenon through hundreds of stunning illustrations that date from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, most of which have never been published."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book ... View more info

Image for Gustave Caillebotte:  The Unknown Impressionist / Royal Academy of Arts, London 28 - March 23 June 1996 ( Exhibition ) ( Impressionism / Art / Artist )

Gustave Caillebotte: The Unknown Impressionist / Royal Academy of Arts, London 28 - March 23 June 1996 ( Exhibition ) ( Impressionism / Art / Artist )

By: Distel, Anne; Douglas W Druick; Gloria Groom; Rodolphe Rapetti; D R Beech; Julia Sagraves; Maryanne Stevens; Pierre Wittmer; Kirk Varnedoe ( Gustave Caillebotte )

Price: $52.73

Publisher: London, England, London, England: Royal Academy of Arts / Ludion Press ( Ghent ), 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156263

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 9 x 11.25 inches, a near Fine copy, a wee bit of light rubbing at lower spine tip, fomer owner's address label, 248 pages, packed with colour and b&w photos and illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo.. View more info

Image for The Canadian Private Presses in Print: A List of Books & Broadsides, Posters & Pamphlets, Ephemera Etc. Compiled By and Available from Lyndsay Dobson Books ( # 33 of 275 Copies )

The Canadian Private Presses in Print: A List of Books & Broadsides, Posters & Pamphlets, Ephemera Etc. Compiled By and Available from Lyndsay Dobson Books ( # 33 of 275 Copies )

By: Dobson, Lyndsay (signed) / Lyndsay Dobson Books

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Grimsby, ontario, Grimsby, ON: Lyndsay Dobson Books, 1984, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164133

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, about 8w x 8.5h inches, burgundy paper boards, a Near Fine example, some sunning to the spine and covers, I believe this was issued without a dustjacket but I might be wrong about that, signature on the preface page MIGHT be printed---it is very difficult to be 100% sure ---HOWEVER there is a signed invoice in the book from LD Books, as well there is an LD bookmark as well as two order forms, unpaginated, about 50 pages, #33 of 275 copies, marbled endpapers, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AV... View more info

Image for Initiatives 1966 - 1976:  The University of Calgary - The Nickle Arts Museum November 22 to December 22 1991 ( a retrospective )

Initiatives 1966 - 1976: The University of Calgary - The Nickle Arts Museum November 22 to December 22 1991 ( a retrospective )

By: Dodd, Eric M; Foreword By John P L Roberts, Essays By John Stocking and Eric M Dodd / The University of Calgary - The Nickle Arts Museum

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, Calgary, AB: The University of Calgary / The Nickle Arts Museum, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145911

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


---------small softcover ( about 5" square ), black wraps, Near Fine, some finger marks on the shiny black covers, housed in a Near Fine box with 45 - 5" square examples of the exhibition art, most are in colour, some are b&w, ribbon pull inside box to facilitate removal, the essays in the book are: The Expanding Maze by Stocking; A Brief History by Dodd, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for BOLDINI:  Inedito / Inedit / Unpublished Work -by Vito Doria -a Signed Copy ( Giovanni Boldini / Art / Italian Artist / Ferrara, Italy )( Italian / French / English text)

BOLDINI: Inedito / Inedit / Unpublished Work -by Vito Doria -a Signed Copy ( Giovanni Boldini / Art / Italian Artist / Ferrara, Italy )( Italian / French / English text)

By: Doria, Vito (signed) ( Essay By Franco Farina, Director Gallerie Civiche d'Arts Moderna, Ferrara ( Giovanni Boldini related)( Italian / French / English Text )

Price: $79.13

Publisher: Italy, Bologna, Italy: Grafis Di Bologna, 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163181

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, about 9w x 11.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed in Italian by Vito Doria, 154 pages, b&w images throughout, text is in Italian, French and English, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED and INSCRIBED/// View more info

Image for Gerald Squires -by Stan Dragland / Pedlar Press ( Canadian Art / Artist / Newfoundland )( Gerry Squires retrospective )

Gerald Squires -by Stan Dragland / Pedlar Press ( Canadian Art / Artist / Newfoundland )( Gerry Squires retrospective )

By: Dragland, Stan; with an Appreciation By Michael Crummey ( Gerald Squires )

Price: $59.33

Publisher: St John's, Newfoundland, St John's, NL: Pedlar Press, 2017, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163705

ISBN: 1897141823

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 9.25w x 11.25h inches, a Fine example, in a Fine dustjacket, looks new, 239 pages plus one, illustrated throughout, ---"Gerald Squires, an art-career retrospective of the Newfoundland artist Gerald Squires, who died in October 2015, examines lesser-known aspects of this beloved artist's creative journey. The book is set to be released in May 2017 during the opening of a Squires retrospective at The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery in St John's. Featuring full colour reproductions of some of Squires' most renowned works as well as lesser-known illustrations of exempla... View more info

Image for EDWIN DICKINSON: Dreams and Realities / Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo New York ( Exhibition )

EDWIN DICKINSON: Dreams and Realities / Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo New York ( Exhibition )

By: Dreishpoon, Douglas (exhibition organizer); Essays By Dreishpoon; Francis V O'Connor; Mary Ellen Abel; Chronology By Helen Dickinson Baldwin (inc. Elaine De Kooning; John Ashbery; Norman A Geske; Michael Mazur )( Edwin Dickinson) Albright-Knox Art Galler

Price: $52.73

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / Buffalo, New York: Hudson Hills Press / Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164500

ISBN: 1887457003

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, about 9w x 12h inches, a Near Fine example, faint short stress mark on rear panel, no hardcover edition, 285 pages, colour and b&w images throughout any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for HENRY DUNAY: A Precious Life / Abrams Books ( Jewelry / Jewellry / Jewelery )( Rings, Necklaces, Brooches, Pendants, Earrings, etc)

HENRY DUNAY: A Precious Life / Abrams Books ( Jewelry / Jewellry / Jewelery )( Rings, Necklaces, Brooches, Pendants, Earrings, etc)

By: Dunay, Henry (foreword); Introduction By Stephen Magner; Essays By Penny Prodow and Marion Fasel, George E Harlow, Jeryl Brunner

Price: $28.97

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Harry N Abrams, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160943

ISBN: 0810993953

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 9.25w x 12.25h inches, a Near Fine copy, a wee bit of very light rubbing to edges of boards, in a visually Near Fine dustjacket but there is a small 'v' chip along the lower edge of the rear panel and a short closed tear along the upper edge of the rear panel so a Very Good+ dustjacket, 223 pages, colour and b&w photos throughout, ---"Henry Dunay: A Precious Life is both a lavish album of Dunay’s finest designs and a biography that tells the amazing story of his rise from an immigrant family to the heights of the jewelry world. A contemporary American jeweler,... View more info

Image for A Portfolio of Illustrations by Virgil Finlay, reproduced from FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES Pulp Magazine - Second Series (includes The Blind Spot [2] by Flint, Pegasus, Conquest of the Moon Pool [2], The Colour Out of Space; Creep Shadow; Unnatural Path )

A Portfolio of Illustrations by Virgil Finlay, reproduced from FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES Pulp Magazine - Second Series (includes The Blind Spot [2] by Flint, Pegasus, Conquest of the Moon Pool [2], The Colour Out of Space; Creep Shadow; Unnatural Path )

By: Dunkelberger, Walter for FANEWS Publications / Famous Fantastic Mysteries Pulp Magazine ( Homer Eon Flint; H P Lovecraft; Abe Merritt related) ( Virgil Finlay )

Price: $52.73

Publisher: USA, No Place: FANEWS Publications, 1951, 1st FANEWS Edition, First Printing: 1951

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164091

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------lsoftcover portfolio (about 8.5w x 11h inches ), a Near Fine example, contain 8 b&w prints of some of Virgil Finlay's best pulp illustrations, a very faint hint of age toning to paper, includes The Blind Spot by Flint (2 illos), Pegasus, Conquest of the Moon Pool (2 illos), The Colour Out of Space; Creep Shadow, Unnatural path, with the original mailing envelope from The Haunted Bookshop in Hewlett New York, this portfolio reprints the extremely rare 1942 edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVA... View more info

Image for The Tangled Garden:  The Art of J E H MacDonald ( Group of Seven related )

The Tangled Garden: The Art of J E H MacDonald ( Group of Seven related )

By: Duval, Paul ( J E H MacDonald [ James Edward Hervey ] related), Foreword By A J Casson , Introduction By Robert McMichael

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Scarborough, Ontario ( Toronto ), Scarborough ( Toronto, ON ): Cerebrus/Prentice Hall, 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156470

ISBN: 0920016081

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------large oblong hard cover, about 14 x 11 inches, Near Fine, faux dark brown leather binding with gold lettering, in a visually Very Good dustjacket with a bit of rubbing and flaking to edges but there is a 4.5 x 2 inch area of loss on the rear panel so a Good dustjacket only, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, no writing in the book, illustrated in colour and some b&w, 191 pages, 186 illustrations and photos, lovely, contents include: The Early years; The Tangled Garden; Algoma; The Mountains, overseas shipping (outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional p... View more info

Image for The Tangled Garden:  The Art of J E H MacDonald ( Group of Seven related )

The Tangled Garden: The Art of J E H MacDonald ( Group of Seven related )

By: Duval, Paul ( J E H MacDonald [ James Edward Hervey ] related), Foreword By A J Casson , Introduction By Robert McMichael

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Scarborough, Ontario ( Toronto ), Scarborough ( Toronto, ON ): Cerebrus/Prentice Hall, 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157508

ISBN: 0920016081

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------large oblong hard cover, about 14 x 11 inches, Near Fine, faux dark brown leather binding with gold lettering, in a Good only dustjacket with chips and tears, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, no writing in the book, illustrated in colour and some b&w, 191 pages, 186 illustrations and photos, lovely, contents include: The Early years; The Tangled Garden; Algoma; The Mountains, overseas shipping (outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional postage, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Ken Danby:  The New Decade ( Canadian Art / Artist )

Ken Danby: The New Decade ( Canadian Art / Artist )

By: Duval, Paul ( Ken Danby )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Stoddart, 1984, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155410

ISBN: 0773720308

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 10.5 x 10.75 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good to Very Good + dustjacket with some yellowing to the spine and rear panel, 196 pages, b&w and colour illustrations throughout, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo /// NOT SIGNED View more info

Image for The Playboy Book:  Forty Years ( Playboy Magazine History / 40 )

The Playboy Book: Forty Years ( Playboy Magazine History / 40 )

By: Edgren, Gretchen (with Murray Fisher ), Intro By Hugh Hefner, Foreword By Christie Hefner / Playboy Magazine

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Santa Monica, California, Santa Monica, CA: General Publishing Group ( Playboy Magazine related), 1994, 1st edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 144159

ISBN: 1881649032

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------large (quarto) hardcover, a Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, a spectacular book, 368 pages, virtually all colour with illustrations and photos on near every page, contents include: Intro by Hugh; Foreword by Christie; The Fifties / Sixties / Seventies / Eighties / Nineties; The Playmates; Playboy Trivia; Index, overseas shipping (outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional postage,, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for DA ( The Devil's Artisan ), A Journal of the Printing Arts, Issue 47, Fall / Winter 2000 -  Focus on Antje Lingner

DA ( The Devil's Artisan ), A Journal of the Printing Arts, Issue 47, Fall / Winter 2000 - Focus on Antje Lingner

By: Egerton, Diane Allwood (ed.) / DA ( The Devil's Artisan ), A Journal of the Printing Arts / Diane Allwood Egerton; Monica Biagioli; Ellen Simon

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON: DA ( The Devil's Artisan ), A Journal of the Printing Arts ( Printed By Porcupine's Quill ), 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 144571

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 31+ pages, b&w illustrations, keepsake laid in at front of book is by Lisl Hummel, contents include: Editorial by Egerton; Humble Servant of the Printed Word by Biagioli; My Aunt Lisl by Simon, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for DA ( The Devil's Artisan ), A Journal of the Printing Arts, Issue 47, Fall / Winter 2000 -  Focus on Antje Lingner

DA ( The Devil's Artisan ), A Journal of the Printing Arts, Issue 47, Fall / Winter 2000 - Focus on Antje Lingner

By: Egerton, Diane Allwood (ed.) / DA ( The Devil's Artisan ), A Journal of the Printing Arts / Diane Allwood Egerton; Monica Biagioli; Ellen Simon

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON: DA ( The Devil's Artisan ), A Journal of the Printing Arts ( Printed By Porcupine's Quill ), 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 144572

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 31+ pages, b&w illustrations, keepsake laid in at front of book is by Lisl Hummel, contents include: Editorial by Egerton; Humble Servant of the Printed Word by Biagioli; My Aunt Lisl by Simon, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Artist & Aristocrat:  The Life & Work of Lady Mabel Annesley 1881-1959 ( Belfast Art Society ( Wood Engravers; etc)( Golden Cockerel Press Related)(inc. Illustrations from County Down Songs, Apollo in Mourne; Songs from Robert Burns; At The Sight is Bent)

Artist & Aristocrat: The Life & Work of Lady Mabel Annesley 1881-1959 ( Belfast Art Society ( Wood Engravers; etc)( Golden Cockerel Press Related)(inc. Illustrations from County Down Songs, Apollo in Mourne; Songs from Robert Burns; At The Sight is Bent)

By: Egerton, Diane Allwood; ; Foreword By Margaret Ogilvie ( Lady Mabel Annesley Illustrator / Illustrator )

Price: $46.13

Publisher: United Kingdom, Ulster, UK: Ulster Historical Foundation, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164094

ISBN: 1903688981

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 8w x 10.5h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 132 pages, illustrations throughout, ---"A renowned 'artist and wood engraver', as the blue plaque recently erected in her memory says, Lady Mabel Annesley's printmaking was compared to that of William Blake. Forever gracious and enthusiastic, she shared an early twentieth-century milieu with other equally respected wood engravers such as Robert Gibbings and Eric Gill. ---Her work is represented in the collections of the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Ulster Museum... View more info

Image for Mucha:  The Triumph of Art Nouveau - 170 Colour Illustrations By Alphonse Mucha  (includes Sculpture / Jewellry / Advertising / Posters. etc)

Mucha: The Triumph of Art Nouveau - 170 Colour Illustrations By Alphonse Mucha (includes Sculpture / Jewellry / Advertising / Posters. etc)

By: Ellridge, Arthur ( Alphonse Mucha )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Paris, France, Paris, France: Finest S A / Editions Pierre Terrail, 1992, 1st Edition, 1st Printing: 1992

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156699

ISBN: 2879390060

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 9.5 x 11.75 inches inches, a Near Fine copy, looks new, a stunning volume with 170 examples of Mucha's classic work with most being in glorious full colour, includes his commercial work and advertising as well as so many beautiful women, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Limited Edition Print, #1 of 25 by Kurt Erichsen - ARE YOU FANNISH ENOUGH)( Limited Edition Print of a Science Fiction convention Attendee ( think the Big Bang geeks )

Limited Edition Print, #1 of 25 by Kurt Erichsen - ARE YOU FANNISH ENOUGH)( Limited Edition Print of a Science Fiction convention Attendee ( think the Big Bang geeks )

By: Erichsen, Kurt (signed) ( Limited Edition Print, # 1 of 25 ) )

Price: $92.33

Publisher: USA, No Place ( USA ): Limited Edition Signed Print / Kurt Erichsen, 1984, 1st Edition: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 160187

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------limited edition print, # 1 of 25 copies, a Near Fine example, matted, matted this is about 14w x 16h inches, a SF convention attendee image with all the stereotypes generally associated with convention regulars ( think Sheldon and Leonard and all their necessaries -pre- Penny and Amy ) , quite fun, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Panya Clark Espinal - The Visitor:  Oakville Galleries 21 April - 10 June 2001

Panya Clark Espinal - The Visitor: Oakville Galleries 21 April - 10 June 2001

By: Espinal, Panya Clark / Oakville Galleries , Curated By Marnie Fleming, Text By Ruth Kerkham

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Oakville, Ontario, Oakville, ON: Oakville Galleries, 2001, 1st Edition, First printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 132285

ISBN: 1894707028

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, a Near Fine copy, small ink name, 29 pages, colour photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for EDWARD STEICHEN:  In High Fashion, The Conde Nast Years 1923 - 1937 /  Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography, Minneapolis and the Musee De l'Elysee, Lausanne France ( Photographs / Photographer )( Vanity Fair / Vogue related)( Clothes / Clothing )

EDWARD STEICHEN: In High Fashion, The Conde Nast Years 1923 - 1937 / Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography, Minneapolis and the Musee De l'Elysee, Lausanne France ( Photographs / Photographer )( Vanity Fair / Vogue related)( Clothes / Clothing )

By: Ewing, William A; Todd Brandow; Essays Tobia Bezzola, Ewing, Nathalie Herschdorfer, Carol Squiers / Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography, Minneapolis and the Musee De l'Elysee, Lausanne France ( Edward Steichen )( Conde Nast - Vogue - Vanity Fair

Price: $39.53

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y./ New York: Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography, Minneapolis and the Musee De l'Elysee, Lausanne France / W W Norton & Company, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164450

ISBN: 0393066770

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-------------hardcover, about 10.25w x 12.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Very Good to Very Good+ dustjacket, some curling to the edges of the jacket which is rectified by a hi-quality mylar protector, small nick at upper front flap fold, 287 pages, b&w photos throughout, ---Edward Steichen was already a famous painter and photographer in America and abroad when, in early 1923, he was offered the most prestigious position in photography's commercial domain: that of chief photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair.Over the next fifteen years, Steichen would produce a body of work of unequaled... View more info