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Image for A Trick of the Eye:  Trompe L'Oeil Masterpieces

A Trick of the Eye: Trompe L'Oeil Masterpieces

By: Hollmann, Eckhard; Jurgen Tesch

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Munich, Germany, Munich, Berlin, London, New York: Prestel Verlag, 2004, 1st edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159877

ISBN: 3791331639

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 10w x 12.25 h inches, a Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, 95 pages, all text is in ENGLISH, colour images throughout including old masters right through to modern times, ---"From its eye-popping cover to the last page, this collection of optical illusion, hyper-realism, and visual puns is a fun and fascinating exploration of five centuries of trompe l'oeil painting. Each of the forty paintings in this book is presented twice - a first glimpse of the painting captures one reality, and then a subsequent view reveals the visual deception within. In this way reade... View more info

Image for HORST:  Form / Twin Palms Publishers ( Photographer / B&W Photographs -Includes The Mainbacher Corset )( Vogue related)

HORST: Form / Twin Palms Publishers ( Photographer / B&W Photographs -Includes The Mainbacher Corset )( Vogue related)

By: Horst ( Horst P Horst - Horst Paul Albert Bohrmann (August 14, 1906 - November 18, 1999 )

Price: $164.93

Publisher: California, Altadena, CA: Twin Palms Publishers, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162410

ISBN: 0944092098

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 11.25w x 14.5h inches, a Near Fine/Fine example in a Near Fine/Fine dustjacket, looks new, a lovely copy, spectacular b&w photos of fashion, models, architectural and sculptural features, 144 pages, Beautiful Twin Palms publication featuring 75 plates. Images from a lifetime of photographs as early as 1932. Each photograph illustrated on a full page. Designed by Jack Woody. Sheet-fed gravure on matte coated paper stock. Printed in Japan., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Loompanics Unlimited Presents The Best of Stephen Fabian

Loompanics Unlimited Presents The Best of Stephen Fabian

By: Hoy, Michael / Loompanics Unlimited

Price: $18.41

Publisher: Michigan, Mason, Michigan: Loompanics Unlimited, 1976, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148092

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 8 x 11 inches, a Very Good copy, light soiling and age toning to covers, short crease on front cover and some pages, #0478 of 1500 numbered copies, 50 full page b&w illustrations by the highly regarded fantasy artist, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for From the Wild Portfolios of North America's Finest Wildlife Artists -Signed By David Lank Claudio d'Angelo Bob Kuhn Glen Loates George McLean )(inc. Robert Bateman, Fenwick Lansdowne; Stanley Meltzoff, Lanford Monroe, Ron Parker, Roger Tory Peterson etc )

From the Wild Portfolios of North America's Finest Wildlife Artists -Signed By David Lank Claudio d'Angelo Bob Kuhn Glen Loates George McLean )(inc. Robert Bateman, Fenwick Lansdowne; Stanley Meltzoff, Lanford Monroe, Ron Parker, Roger Tory Peterson etc )

By: Hume, Christopher; Intro By David M Lank (signed)(signed By Claudio d'Angelo, Bob Kuhn, Glen Loates, George McLean )(inc. Robert Bateman, Fenwick Lansdowne; Stanley Meltzoff, Lanford Monroe, Ron Parker, Roger Tory Peterson, John Schoenherr, Terry Shortt

Price: $50.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Summerhill Press, 1986, 1st Edition, First Printing (includes Errata Sheet and Colour Corrected Plate ): 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 162623

ISBN: 0920197299

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 12.25w x 11h inches, a near Fine example, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by Lank, McLean, Kuhn and Loates, signed and inscribed by D'Angelo, laid into this copy is the errata sheet which has has a colour corrected illustration of a Loon by Loates, 192 pages, colour and b&w illustrations throughout, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED by FIVE ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Through My Father's Eyes: The Art of Richard Hunt, March 16, 2000 to August 27, 2000 / Art Gallery of Greater Victoria  ( British Columbia ) ( Kwakwaka'wakw (formerly "Kwakiutl") Nation ) ( Grandson of Mungo Martin )( Sculpture, Masks, Totems, etc)

Through My Father's Eyes: The Art of Richard Hunt, March 16, 2000 to August 27, 2000 / Art Gallery of Greater Victoria ( British Columbia ) ( Kwakwaka'wakw (formerly "Kwakiutl") Nation ) ( Grandson of Mungo Martin )( Sculpture, Masks, Totems, etc)

By: Hunt, Richard / Art Gallery of Greater Victoria ( British Columbia ) , Foreword By Pierre Arpin and Michael Audain , Curator Kevin Neary

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Victoria, BC: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 143900

ISBN: 0888851863

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------large (quarto) softcover, a Near Fine copy, 48 pages, colour examples of Hunter's stunning creations, these phots do justice to the real items, absolutely stunning images and creations, some b&w photos of Hunter and his family, if you get the opportunity go see the real things, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Stand By Your Man:  Annie Crawford Hurn - My Life with Tom Thomson -by Andrew T Hunter / The Edmonton Art Gallery and Art Gallery of Hamilton

Stand By Your Man: Annie Crawford Hurn - My Life with Tom Thomson -by Andrew T Hunter / The Edmonton Art Gallery and Art Gallery of Hamilton

By: Hunter, Andrew T / The Edmonton Art Gallery and Art Gallery of Hamilton

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Edmonton, AB / Hamilton, ON.: The Edmonton Art Gallery and Art Gallery of Hamilton, 2001, 1st edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158180

ISBN: 0889501270

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 9.75 x 11.25 inches, a Near Fine copy, as new, no dustjacket as issued, 47 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The American Magazine / Harry N Abrams / Magazine Publishers of America / Society of Magazine Publishers ( History / Timeline )( Delineator; Jet; Ebony; Harper's; Vogue; Liberty; Glamour; TV Guide; Photoplay; New Yorker; True Story; Mad; Life etc)

The American Magazine / Harry N Abrams / Magazine Publishers of America / Society of Magazine Publishers ( History / Timeline )( Delineator; Jet; Ebony; Harper's; Vogue; Liberty; Glamour; TV Guide; Photoplay; New Yorker; True Story; Mad; Life etc)

By: Janello, Amy; Brennon Jones / Harry N Abrams Books / American Society of Magazine Editors / Magazine Publishers of America

Price: $32.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Harry N Abrams, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156329

ISBN: 0810919095

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 10.75 x 12.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket , lower corners are ever so slightly bumped, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, 240 pages, colour and b&w images and photos throughout, a lovely book that looks new, ---"From Publishers Weekly: A joint project of the Magazine Publishers Association and the American Society of Magazine Editors, this handsome pictorial volume focuses on consumer magazines. Janello and Jones, former editors at Collins Publishers, have illustrated chapters written by eight magazine journalist... View more info

Image for Fables, Covers By James Jean / Vertigo / DC Comics  ( Graphic Novel Covers )

Fables, Covers By James Jean / Vertigo / DC Comics ( Graphic Novel Covers )

By: Jean, James (artist - Illustrator / Illustrations ), Afterword By Bill Willingham / Vertigo Comics

Price: $46.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Vertigo / DC Comics, 2008, 1st edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163930

ISBN: 1401215769

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 9w x 11.75h inches, a Fine example, in a NearFine dustjacket with a wee bit of crinkling at lower spine tip, 207 pages, illustrations throughout, the verso of the dustjacket is illustrated as well as the front of the jacket ---"Now, for the first time, the exquisite FABLES covers by James Jean, winner of multiple Eisner and Harvey Awards, whose diverse clients include Prada and Pepsi, are collected in one extraordinary volume!Perfect for any art-book library or FABLES completist, this volume includes never-before-seen sketch material, along with insightful comm... View more info

Image for Court Arts in Indonesia / The Asia Society Galleries, New York / Harry N Abrams Books

Court Arts in Indonesia / The Asia Society Galleries, New York / Harry N Abrams Books

By: Jessup, Helen Ibbitson / The Asia Society Galleries, New York / Harry N Abrams Books; Foreword By Drs Bambang Samadio; Preface By Osa Brown

Price: $23.69

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: The Asia Society Galleries, New York / Harry N Abrams Books, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156322

ISBN: 0810931656

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 9 x 12 inches, a near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, 288 pages, colour and b&w images and photos throughout, a lovely book that looks new, ---contents are: FROM THE MOUNTAIN TO THE SEA. Myth, Legend and Literature in the Origin and Legitimacy of Princes -- The Divine Ruler as Lord of the Mountain -- Rice, Fertility and Dewi Sri -- The Power of the Snake -- Ships and the Rulers of the Sea -- The Tree of Life -- WARRIORS, TRADERS AND THE CELESTIALLY GRAND KING Establishing and Maintaining Princely Power -- The Essence of Kingship -- The King and t... View more info

Image for The Drawings of Jeffrey Jones:  The Drawing Collection ( Jeff ) --- Signed By the Artist (includes:  New Memory; Chastity (signed); In A Sheltered Corner; Belling the Slayer; The Hold; Sacred Relics; Found; The Moon and Venus )

The Drawings of Jeffrey Jones: The Drawing Collection ( Jeff ) --- Signed By the Artist (includes: New Memory; Chastity (signed); In A Sheltered Corner; Belling the Slayer; The Hold; Sacred Relics; Found; The Moon and Venus )

By: Jones, Jeffrey ( Jeff ) (signed), Production and Design By Robert Gould; Publishing and Sales By Marc Halperin

Price: $362.93

Publisher: USA, Arlington, VA: Cygnus, 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 142726

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------large portfolio limited to 750 copies, approx. 14 x 17 inches, interior pages are roughly the same size, containing eight ( 8 ) large images, plate number two ( 2 ) entitled "Chastity" is signed and numbered by Jones, all contents Near Fine in a Near Fine box, silk ribbon for removing plates, plates are titled: New Memory; Chastity (signed); In A Sheltered Corner; Belling the Slayer; The Hold; Sacred Relics; Found; The Moon and Venus, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Ken Danby: New Paintings, Joseph D Carrier Art Gallery, October 24 - November 24, 1998

By: Joseph D Carrier Art Gallery; Essays By W Chandler Kirwin (signed) and David Moos; Foreword By Flavio Belli

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Mills Studios Corporation / Joseph D Carrier Art Gallery, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151091

ISBN: 0968438504

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 10 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, signed and inscribed by Kirwin, 68 pages, colour reproductions of danby's artwork, contents include: Oil Paintings and Studies; Egg Tempera Paintings and Studies; Lithographs; Serigraphs; Watercolours; A Spirit of canada; Ken Danby Chronology; Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Ken Danby: Land, Water and Light - Landscapes, Joseph D Carrier Art Gallery, October 2 - November 21, 2004

By: Joseph D Carrier Art Gallery; Essays By W Chandler Kirwin (signed) and Sybille-Karin Moser; Foreword By Flavio Belli

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Mills Studios Corporation / Joseph D Carrier Art Gallery, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151092

ISBN: 0968438539

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 10 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy although there a few small marks to the stark white covers, signed and inscribed by Kirwin, signed by Danby without inscription, 74 pages, colour reproductions of Danby's artwork, contents include: Foreword by Belli; Conversations - C Kirwin with K Danby; The Art of Painting Water by Moser; Paintings and Studies; Original Serigraphs; Watercolours; Canadian Icons; KD's Curriculum Vitae; Index of Works, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for Light and Shadow:  Drawings and Etchings by Guennadi Kalinine -a Signed Copy ( Canadian Art / Artist - Landscapes/ Harbour Scenes, etc)

Light and Shadow: Drawings and Etchings by Guennadi Kalinine -a Signed Copy ( Canadian Art / Artist - Landscapes/ Harbour Scenes, etc)

By: Kalinine, Guennadi (signed)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Ontario, No Place (Likely Dundas, On. ): No Publisher / Guennadi Kalinine / Self Published, 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163492

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-------------softcover, about 8.5w x 8.5h inches, a Near Fine example, upper spine tip is bumped, signed and inscribed by Kalinine "To K____ with best wishes from Guennadi 2012", unpaginated, sketches throughout, ---"Guennadi immigrated to Canada from Russia in 2003, started a career as a full-time artist and founded GK Studio in downtown Dundas, Ontario. An accomplished painter, restorer and teacher, Guennadi has over 30 years of experience painting landscapes, portraits, figures and traditional Russian icons, mastering the most ancient techniques for painting and guilding with th... View more info

Image for The Eyes of Bayonetta (includes The Eyes of Bayonetta WITCHCRAFT DVD -as issued ) ( Inc. Characters; Angels; Infernal Demons; Weapons; Accessories; Items; Concept Art; Other -Special Illustrations, Staff Comments )( SEGA Games / Gaming )

The Eyes of Bayonetta (includes The Eyes of Bayonetta WITCHCRAFT DVD -as issued ) ( Inc. Characters; Angels; Infernal Demons; Weapons; Accessories; Items; Concept Art; Other -Special Illustrations, Staff Comments )( SEGA Games / Gaming )

By: Kamiya, Hideki (related) The Eyes of Bayonetta: Ash Paulsen (ed.); Erik Ko; Matt Moylan; Jim Zubkavich; Christopher Butcher; Stacy King; Steven Cummings; M Kirie Hayashi; Yoshiki Kon;

Price: $329.93

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario, Richmond Hill, ON: UDON Entertainment Corp., 2013, 1st English Language Edition, First Printing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164331

ISBN: 1926778421

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, about 8.5w x 12h inches, a Near Fine example, looks new, 223 pages, colour images throughout, DVD at rear is intact, A member of an ancient witch clan and possessing powers beyond thecomprehension of mere mortals, Bayonetta faces-off against countless angelicenemies, many reaching epic proportions, in a game of 100% pure, unadulterated,all-out action. The Eyes of Bayonetta collects the stylish artwork behindthis cinematic action game, featuring character sketches, CG models, monster,weapon, and location designs, and creator commentary. Also included is anexclusive hour-l... View more info

Image for Keirstead's Canada -by James Keirstead ---a Signed Copy

Keirstead's Canada -by James Keirstead ---a Signed Copy

By: Keirstead, James Lorimer (signed), with the Assistance of Mary Patton and Ralph Westgarth, Essay By John Melady

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Glenburnie, Ontario, Glenburnie, ON: James Lorimer Keirstead, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 150251

ISBN: 0969019122

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------oversize (quarto) oblong hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket with a bit of rubbing to the largely white dustjacket, some age toning (yellowing) to the spine and front panel of jacket with less discolouration to the rear panel, signed by Keirstead "Best Wishes, Jim Keirstead", packed with colour examples of Keirstead calming, homey artwork, 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 Cult Magazines:  A to Z -a Compendium of Culturally Obsessive and Curiously Expressive Publications  (includes:  Pulps; Striparama; Adam; Nudist / Movie Mags; Black Nylons / Silk Stockings; Ballyhoo; Pep; Titter; Whiz Bang; Wink; Eros; Evergreen; etc)

Cult Magazines: A to Z -a Compendium of Culturally Obsessive and Curiously Expressive Publications (includes: Pulps; Striparama; Adam; Nudist / Movie Mags; Black Nylons / Silk Stockings; Ballyhoo; Pep; Titter; Whiz Bang; Wink; Eros; Evergreen; etc)

By: Kemp, Earl and Luis Ortiz

Price: $32.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Nonstop Press, 2009, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146098

ISBN: 1933065141

Condition: Fine (see description)


------------softcover, a Fine unread copy, about 12 x 9 inches, 223 pages, absolutely packed with colour reproductions of covers of magazines from all genres, a few are in b&w but the majority are in colour, quite luscious, contents include: Introduction; Mag Sizes; Acme News Company to the Avenger; Ballyhoo to Brain Power; Captain Billy's Whiz Bang to Creem; Daring Doll to Dream World; Elvis Presley to Eyeful; Face and Physique to Future Sex; Gasm to Ghost Stories; Health Knowledge to Humorama; I F Stone's Weekly to Imagination; Jack Dempsey's Fight Mag to Jungle Stories; Knight to Lunatickl... View more info

Image for Cathexis:  Paul Kipps at the Oakville Galleries April 4 - May 27, 1998

Cathexis: Paul Kipps at the Oakville Galleries April 4 - May 27, 1998

By: Kipps, Paul / Oakville Galleries / Francine Perinet; John Sallis; Marnie Fleming

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Oakville, Ontario, Oakville, ON: Oakville Galleries, 1998, 1st Edition, First printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 132284

ISBN: 0921027745

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, Near Fine, no dustjacket as issued, small ink name, 31 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Foreword by Francine Perinet; Voice of Stone by John Sallis; Separation and Observation by Marnie Fleming, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Herbarium Amoris / Floral Romance -by Edvard Koinberg ( Follows the Structure of Carl Linnaeus's Floral Calendar - Calendarium Florae )

By: Koinberg, Edvard ( Edward ); with Essays By Henning Mankell and Tore Frangsmyr ( Carl Linnaeus related)

Price: $43.49

Publisher: Cologne, Germany, Koln ( Cologne ), Germany: Taschen Books, 2009, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151788

ISBN: 3836517949

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 9.5 x 12.5 inches, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of light rubbing, unpaginated ( 280 pages), packed with stunning colour photos, ---"The secret sex life of plants and flowers --The notion of plant sexuality was initiated by Swedish botanist and physician Carl Linnaeus (1707 - 1778). Working with his collection of over 20,000 specimens, Linnaeus grouped flowers and plants in a Calendarium Florae, and systematically classified plant species by the number and arrangement of their reproductive parts, drawing direct parallels with human sexual organs. Highly contr... View more info

Image for ISUMA:  The Art and Imagination of Ruben Anton Komangapik ( Inuit Sculpture / Art )( Inuit Artist )

ISUMA: The Art and Imagination of Ruben Anton Komangapik ( Inuit Sculpture / Art )( Inuit Artist )

By: Komangapik, Estelle Marcoux; Genevieve Larocque; Ruben Anton Komangapik; Dorothee Komangapik

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Iqaluit, Nunavut / Toronto, ON., Canada ( Iqaluit, Nunavut / Toronto, ON. ): Inhabit Media Inc., 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155594

ISBN: 1926569180

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------softcover, about 8 x 10 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of curl on rear cover, a bit of light rubbing and light edge wear, 148 pages, colour photos throughout, chapters include: Ruben Anton Komangapik; Inuit Hunters; Inuit and Animals; The Legend of Nuliajuq, the Great Sea Spirit; Tupilait; The Legend of the Blind Boy, and How the Narwhal Came to be; Inuit Spiritualism; Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Saris in the Sun: Portraits and Landscapes -by Juris Kornets -a Signed Copy ( Southeast Asia Photographs / Photography )( Himalaya; India; Vietnam; Cambodia - Angkor; Thailand; Turkey )

By: Kornets, Juris (signed); Foreword By Peter Worthington

Price: $59.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: World Explorations Publications, 2006, 1st edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156496

ISBN: 0978116003

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 12.25 x 11.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by Kornets in 2006, unpaginated, stunning b&w and colour photos from across southeast Asia, no copies found at Worldcat, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info