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1 Birnbaum (Martin) Aubrey Vincent Beardsley

NY: Berlin Photographic Co., 1911. First edition. Grey-blue wrappers, some chipping to edges of covers and lower corner of first leaves, a clean very good copy generally. Photographic illustration of Beardsley, and a catalogue of the "First American Exhibition of the Original Work of Aubrey Vincent Beardsley". The exhibit was held at the Berlin Photographic Company galleries in New York, October 21st to November 10th, 1911. Includes a bibliography of books illustrated by Beardsley. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Lest We Forget. A Record in Art of the Dominion's Part in the War (1914-1918) and a Memorial to those Canadians Who made the Great Sacrifice, Being the Gift of the Over-Seas Military Forces to The Nation. A brief history of the Collection of War Paintings, Etchings and Sculpture, made possible by the work of the Canadian War Memorials Fund and the Canadian War Record Office., Godenrath (Captain Percy F.)
2 Godenrath (Captain Percy F.) Lest We Forget. A Record in Art of the Dominion's Part in the War (1914-1918) and a Memorial to those Canadians Who made the Great Sacrifice, Being the Gift of the Over-Seas Military Forces to The Nation. A brief history of the Collection of War Paintings, Etchings and Sculpture, made possible by the work of the Canadian War Memorials Fund and the Canadian War Record Office.

Ottawa, 1943. Second Printing. Large format, brown wrappers, stapled, pictorial paper label on front cover. 48 pages, illustrated. Very good condition. Laid in is a printed portrait of Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Arthur W. Currie. Printed pictures include art by Rothenstein, Wyndham Lewis, Paul Nash, Augustus John, others. Uncommon. 
Price: 55.00 CAD
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3 Hockney (David) 18 Portraits By David Hockney.
Los Angeles, Gemini G.E.L., 1977. First edition. 
Grey cloth ruled and lettered in gilt. Grey end papers. A fine copy in dust jacket. Illustrated with reproductions of Hockney's portraits. Limited to 3500 copies. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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4 Jones (David Lloyd) Architecture and the Environment. Bioclimatic Building Design. Co-ordinating Researcher Jennifer Hudson.
Woodstock & NY: Overlook Press, (1998). First Printing. 
256 pp. Green boards, spine lettered in silver, black end papers. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Foreword by Tadao Ando. A substantial work, many illustrations in color. 
Price: 60.00 CAD
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Some Books With Illustrations by Paul Landacre. Compiled by Ward Ritchie for The Santa Susana Press 1978., Landacre (Paul)
5 Landacre (Paul) Some Books With Illustrations by Paul Landacre. Compiled by Ward Ritchie for The Santa Susana Press 1978.
[Pasadena]: Santa Susana Press, 1978. First edition. 
Black cloth designed in gilt. Brown end papers. Limited to 199 copies, signed by Ward Ritchie. A few light scratches to cloth, but a fine copy. Reproduces many fine illustrations by Landacre. 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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The Meriem Collection. Important Chinese Snuff Bottles., Meriem Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles
6 Meriem Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles The Meriem Collection. Important Chinese Snuff Bottles.

NY, London, etc.: Christie's, 2007 & 2008. Colour pictorial boards. Two volumes in a red leatherette slipcase. Fine condition, light wear to the slipcase. These are auction catalogues for the two auctions held in New York by Christie's on September 19, 2007 and March 19, 2008. The first volume contains ink annotations of prices realized for many items. Profusely illustrated with high-quality colour plates. A heavy set which will incur extra postage costs. 
Price: 90.00 CAD
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Les Habitations Modernes et Leur Decoration. Cent Planches en Couleurs., Modern Habitations.
7 Modern Habitations. Les Habitations Modernes et Leur Decoration. Cent Planches en Couleurs.

Paris: Societe du Livre d'Art Ancien et Moderne, [c.1925]. (This copy has the title page imprint covered with a sticker bearing the imprint: Bruxelles: H. Delattre.). 4to. Green cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt on panels of black. Cream end papers. VIII + 100 leaves of plates. Plates printed on rectos only. Slightly leaned, faint edge wear, modern inscription on front end paper, a few plates have short tears or tiny chips at edges; a clean and attractive copy. 100 plates of interiors from Germany and Vienna, encompassing halls, vestibules, escaliers, chambres, salons, and including restaurants and special purpose halls. A short essay at the beginning is entitled: "Emploi de la Polychromie dans la Decoration Interieure". 
Price: 150.00 CAD
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The Future of Drawing. In Scientific Work and in General Education. Addresses Delivered by T.R. Ablett .... F.A. Bather .... The Hon. Sir John Cockburn .... The Lord Mayor (Sir William Dunn) .... James P. Maginnis ....  At the Annual Meeting held in the Guildhall, January 12th, 1917, and At the Conference of Educational Associations held at the London University, January 1st, 1917., Royal Drawing Society.
8 Royal Drawing Society. The Future of Drawing. In Scientific Work and in General Education. Addresses Delivered by T.R. Ablett .... F.A. Bather .... The Hon. Sir John Cockburn .... The Lord Mayor (Sir William Dunn) .... James P. Maginnis .... At the Annual Meeting held in the Guildhall, January 12th, 1917, and At the Conference of Educational Associations held at the London University, January 1st, 1917.
London: Royal Drawing Society, 1917. 
Original buff printed wrappers, tied. 44pp. Illustrated. Some pencil marks and small ink stamps on covers, a nice clean copy generally. Illustrations include a full-page science-fictional one of an advanced airship by Roderic Hill, "Heavens filled with Commerce". Uncommon. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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9 Siberell (Lloyd Emerson) Miniatures to Murals. A Brief Biography of Mathias Noheimer.

Chicago: Sign of the Gargoyle, 1943. Privately printed. Original blue wrappes. Illustrated. Limited to 500 copies. A fine copy in the original envelope. Reproduces a number of attractive bookplates designed by Noheimer, as well as some of his other artwork. 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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10 Solomon (W.E. Gladstone) The Art of Elephanta. Illustrated by the Author.
Bombay: Times of India Press, 1931. 
Small 8vo., brown pictorial boards designed in black, brown cloth spine. Frontispiece and two inserted plates, and two illustrations within the text. [36]pp. Some spotting of the cloth spine, small price change in colored pencil on the title page, a nice copy otherwise. Of the art and history of the Island of Elephanta, near Bombay. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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11 Sutherland (Graham) Graham Sutherland with an introduction by Robert Melville.

London: Ambassador/Juda, (1950). First edition. 4to. Original tan boards, spine lettered in black. A fine copy in a cream dust jacket, lettered in red; some faint wear to the upper edge of the jacket, but basically an as-new copy. Limited to 2000 copies. The introduction is repeated at the rear in French, Spanish, and Portugese. A very nice copy. 
Price: 55.00 CAD
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Knights Eminence., Tyson (Ian)
12 Tyson (Ian) Knights Eminence.

London: Tetrad Press, 1970. A 4-page booklet measuring 10 X 12 inches; a single leaf, once folded. 4-colour screen print of Tyson's artwork on inner page, with facing text in red & black. Fine condition. 500 copies printed, of which 50 were signed; this is one of 450 unsigned. 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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A Guide Through the Worcester Royal Porcelain Works., Worcester China / Worcester Royal Porcelain.
13 Worcester China / Worcester Royal Porcelain. A Guide Through the Worcester Royal Porcelain Works.

Worcester: Printed by Baylis, Lewis, [c.1904 - the latest date mentioned within is 1903]. Tall 8vo, sewn, 48 pages, stiff card covers. Some light chipping to the base of the spine, moderate foxing of the covers, a nice copy otherwise. Many illustrations of the various departments, and of the marks used to identify the china. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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