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In the Shadow of the Midnight Sun - Sami and Inuit Art 2000-2005
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In the Shadow of the Midnight Sun - Sami and Inuit Art 2000-2005

By Jean Blodgett, Irene Snarby

Hamilton, Ont.: Art Gallery of Hamilton. Very Good+. 2007. First Edition. Softcover. 0919153860 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, no markings. Cover has very light wear to edges and corners. Colour illustrations. 65 pages. The first comparative analysis of contemporary artforms of two cultures: the Inuit people of the Canadian North and the Sami people of northern Scandinavia. Both function as single cultures across national boundaries, yet the Sami have long had regular contact with European civilization. In their contemporary artistic manifestations, both show connections with earlier times as well as clear indications of change. (360os,0514) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 65 pages .

$325.00

Double Duty - Sketches and Diaries of Molly Lamb Bobak, Canadian War Artist
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Double Duty - Sketches and Diaries of Molly Lamb Bobak, Canadian War Artist

By Carolyn Gossage - editor

Toronto & Oxford: Dundurn Press. Very Good+. 1992. First Edition. Softcover. 1550021664 . Softcover edition (same ISBN as hardcover). Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, light age tanning to page edges, light soiling to outer edge of pages. Cover has minor wear at corners. Molly Lamb Bobak chronicled her wartime service in an illustrated newspaper-style diary - replete with hilarious illustrations of a trip to New York and stories of her close friendship with an old family friend, A. Y. Jackson....the army from the inside as only a girl could see it .... (615,0514) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 156 pages .

$17.50