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The Secret Teachings of All Ages

by Hall, Manly

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The Secret Teachings of All Ages - An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Qabbalistic and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy, Hall, Manly. Hand-numbered and signed Manly P. Hall on colophon, following first title page; this copy is number 1553. Published by The Philosophical Research Society, Los Angeles, 1975. Printed by the Crocker Company. The Golden Anniversary Edition. Elephant Folio: 23" tall.… Read more
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Ruskin's Rose: a Venetian Love Story

by Lovric, Michelle; Balia, Mimma

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Ruskin's Rose: a Venetian Love Story, Lovric, Michelle; Balia, Mimma. Published by Artisan, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2000. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 81pp., bibliography; colour collages and plates throughout text. Illustrated boards and endpapers. Both dustjacket and volume are in fine, unread, unmarked condition. A true tale: In 1876, a year after the death of… Read more
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Vancouver Then & Now

by Mansbridge, Francis

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Vancouver Then & Now, Mansbridge, Francis. Published by Thunder Bay Press, San Diego, California, 2009. First Edition, 4to up to 12" tall; 144pp.with index. Illustrated boards with matching dustjacket. Full page black and white archival photographs are matched with a contemporary colour photograph of the same scene, opposite page. Both volume and unclipped dustjacket are in fine, collectible condition.
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New York Inside Out

by Walker, Robert (Photographer) William S Burroughs (Introduction)

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New York Inside Out, Walker, Robert (Photographer) William S Burroughs (Introduction). Published by Skyline/Oxford University Press, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Oblong 4to up to 12" tall; 88pp. Blue boards with gilt titles. Boards and contents in fine, unmarked condition; unclipped dustjacket has light shelf wear. Robert Walker is a renowned Canadian photographer whose work has been exhibited internationally. He… Read more
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cover of The Quilter's Album of Patchwork Patterns: 4050 Pieced Blocks for Quilters

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The Quilter's Album of Patchwork Patterns: 4050 Pieced Blocks for Quilters, Jinny Beyer. Published by Breckling Press, 2009. 4to up to 12" tall; 468pp with indexes; bibliography; 2 transparencies grid sheets in rear pocket; illustrated throughout. Decorative glossy boards with decorative endpapers. Volume is in mint condition; unclipped jacket is in fine condition. A heavy book which may require… Read more
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Solstice: The Art of Roy Henry Vickers

by Vickers, Roy Henry

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Solstice: The Art of Roy Henry Vickers, Vickers, Roy Henry. Published by Eagle Dancer Enterprises, Tofino, B.C., 1988. First Edition, First printing. Signed on titles page: "Best Wishes Roy Henry Vickers". 4to up to 12" tall; 144pp. Blue textured boards with silver titles and silver round eagle symbol to front, decorative endpapers. Volume is in fine condition. Unclipped jacket has… Read more
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Caravaggio: A Life

by Langdon, Helen

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Caravaggio: A Life, Langdon, Helen. Published by Pimlico, London, 1999. Card covers. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 436pp., with black and white and colour illustrations, notes, index, bibliography and locations of Caravaggio paintings. Light shelf wear and otherwise in fine, unread, unmarked condition. Of all the great Italian painters, the seventeenth-century master Caravaggio speaks most clearly and powerfully to our time.… Read more
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cover of Treasures from the Golden Age, West Coast Carousels

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Treasures from the Golden Age, West Coast Carousels, Eric C. Pahlke (Text and Photography). Published by Historical Photography Books, San Diego, California, 2010. First Edition. Signed by author and photographer Eric Pahlke. Decorative boards. Oblong 4to up to 12" tall; 166pp. In fine condition. Color Photos of 19 historic carousels (merry-go-rounds) operating along the West Coast between San Diego and… Read more
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Inventing Leonardo

by Turner, A. Richard

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Inventing Leonardo, Turner, A. Richard. Published by Knopf, New York, 1993. First Edition. 268 pages. Illustrated. Bibliography. Index. Quarter grey cloth over cream boards. In fine condition, in fine jacket. After the death of Leonardo da Vinci, writers as diverse as Goethe, Valery, and Freud provided passionate but differing interpretations of him. Turner plays off the facts of the artist's… Read more
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cover of The Lord of The Rings, The Art of The Fellowship Of The Ring

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The Lord of The Rings, The Art of The Fellowship Of The Ring, Russell, Gary. Published by HarperCollins, 2002. First Edition. 4to up to 12" tall; quarto., 192pp., profusely illustrates throughout. Pictorial laminated boards in matching dustjacket. Volume is in unread, unmarked condition; unclipped jacket has the lightest of shelf wear and is otherwise fine. With complete access to artwork created over… Read more
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cover of Rocks: Franklin Carmichael, Arthur Lismer and the Group of Seven

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Rocks: Franklin Carmichael, Arthur Lismer and the Group of Seven, Murray, Joan. Published by McArthur & Company, Toronto, 2006. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 112pp., illustrated throughout in color and black and white. Tan boards with gilt titles. Tiny bump to corner edge and otherwise both volume and unclipped dustjacket are in fine, unmarked condition. Joan Arden Charlat Murray… Read more
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Tom Thomson: Trees

by Murray, Joan

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Tom Thomson: Trees, Murray, Joan. Published by McArthur & Company, Toronto, 1999. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 128pp., illustrated throughout in color and black and white. Blue boards with gilt titles. Both volume and unclipped dustjacket are in fine, unmarked condition. A study of the paintings of Tom Thomson, focusing on his many tree paintings. "Tom Thomson (1877-1917) was… Read more
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Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling, King, Ross. Published by Walker & Co, New York, 2003. First American Printing. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 373pp., plates, illustrations, maps, bibliography, index, notes. Beige boards with crimson endpapers. Both volume and unclipped jacket are in as new, unmarked condition
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cover of Urasenke Chanoyu: Handbook One and Two

Urasenke Chanoyu: Handbook One and Two

by Soshitsue Sen XV Grand Master

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Urasenke Chanoyu: Handbook One and Two, Soshitsue Sen XV Grand Master. Published by Urasenke Foundation, Kyoto, 1984. Second edition. Card covers with gilt and black titles. 4to up to 12" tall; Volume 1: 128pp., Volume 2: 197pp. Illustrated. Contents in fine, unmarked condition; very light shelf wear to covers. This is an authorized English-language handbook for beginning students with step-by-step… Read more
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The Gould Collection of Netsuke

by Gould, Irving

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The Gould Collection of Netsuke, Gould, Irving, Photographs by Michael B. Glass, Published by Michael B. Glass & Associates, Inc. Hempstead, New York, 1987. Limited Edition this copy being number 161. Folio up to 15" tall., 448pp. with introduction, index, bibliography and 207 full color plates. Each plate is accompanied with detailed information about the artist, material, date, provenance etc.… Read more
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Collectors' Netsuke

by Bushell, Raymond

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Collectors' Netsuke, Bushell, Raymond. Published by Weatherhill, New York/Tokyo, 1971, Sixth Printing 1986. 4to up to 12" tall; 199pp. with index, glossary and bibliography; illustrated in color and black and white. Brown cloth boards with gilt titles. Contents in mint condition; clipped jacket has light shelf wear.
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The Letters of Paul Cezanne

by Alex Danchev

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The Letters of Paul Cezanne, Alex Danchev. Published by Thames and Hudson, 2013. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 392pp. with 75 illustrations, 55 in colour. Black boards, shiny black titles, endpapers lettered, reading ribbon. Volume is in fine, unmarked condition; unclipped jacket has very light shelf wear. Misunderstood by his peers but hailed by later generations as the father of modern… Read more
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Ancient Greece. A Sketch of its Art, Literature & Philosophy Viewed in Connexion with its External History from Earliest Times to the Age of Alexander the Great, Cotterill, H.B. Published by George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd, London, 1915. Second Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., xxiv, 499 pp., color and black-and-white plates, some illustrations in text. Maroon cloth boards… Read more
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Picasso: The Real Family Story

by Picasso, Olivier Widmaier

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Picasso: The Real Family Story, Picasso, Olivier Widmaier. Published by Prestel, Munich, 2004. First Edition. Signed on half title by the author, grandson of Pablo Picasso: "Enjoy! Picasso". 8vo up to 9½" tall., 344pp. Red boards with black spine titles. Volume is in mint condition; unclipped jacket has the lightest of shelf wear.
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Collecting Old Maps

by Manasek, Francis J.

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Collecting Old Maps, Manasek, Francis J. Published by Terra Nova Press, Norwich, VT, 2002. 4to up to 12" tall; xii, 308pp. with appendices, colour and black and white illustrations, index. Brown cloth boards, black titles front and spine Volume is in fine, unread condition; unclipped jacket has very light shelf wear. An authoritative introduction to the world of map collecting.
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