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MAGIC MOMENTS: FIRST 20 YEARS OF MOVING PICTURES IN TORONTO (1894-1914)., Gutteridge, Robert W.  Inscribed.  Foreword by Gerald Pratley.
1 Gutteridge, Robert W. Inscribed. Foreword by Gerald Pratley. MAGIC MOMENTS: FIRST 20 YEARS OF MOVING PICTURES IN TORONTO (1894-1914).
Whitby, Ontario Gutteridge-Pratley 2000 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ Signed by Author
258 pp, 10 7/8" H. Over 200 (b&w) illustrations. Errata slip tipped in at dedication page. **INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE: "BEST REGARDS ROBERT W. GUTTERIDGE APRIL 5, 2011". Contents: Foreword; To the Reader; Acknowledgement; Pre-Cinema; The Kinetoscope; The Vitascope; The Eidoloscope; The Lumiere Cinematographe; The Kinematograph(e); The Cinematographe Returns; The Animatograph; The Motograph; The Jubilee; Fire! Fire!; The Bioscope; The Biograph / The Mutoscope; Early Film Genres: Fight Films / War Films / Trick Films / Religious Films; Toward the Nickelodeon; Age of the Nickelodeon; Photo-Playhouse Boom!; Sound: The Lecturer / Music and Effects / Synchronization; Colour; Specials: Hale's Tours / Lyman H. Howe's Travel Festival / Kinemacolor / Adventure / Moving Picture Convention / War Films; Production and Distribution: Living Canada / S. Max Walkinshaw / George Scott / Conness-Till Film Co. / Canadian Themes from Outside / Distribution; Appendices; Film Index; General Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor waviness to top/bottom of text block, a few very minor edge wrinkles, very minor soiling on bottom of text block. 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
CANADIAN PAINTING IN THE THIRTIES., Hill, Charles C.
2 Hill, Charles C. CANADIAN PAINTING IN THE THIRTIES.
The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, (1975). 
223 pp, 4to, hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos, reproductions, tipped-in color plates. "In Canada, the years between the onset of the Depression and the outbreak of the Second World War were years of significant change and transition. The eco nomic and political upheavals of the period have, however, overshadowed eqully important developments in Canadian art...(this book) traces these developments in painting in Canada through the works of such artists as A.Y. Jackson, Emily Car r , D a v i d Milne, John Lyman, Andre Bieler, and Goodridge Roberts - from the nationalist, Toronto-based Group of Seven to the internationalist Contemporary Arts Society of Montreal." Dust jacket has small closed tears up to 1/2", browning - m ai nl y o n th e sp i ne and flap-folds, creases at edges - mainly between tears, small faint water mark on spine, tiny closed puncture on front flap-fold, very tiny foxing marks on front panel, light rubbing to panels. VG+/G 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
3 Hinke, C.J. Introduction by Peter E. Hanff. OZ IN CANADA: A BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Vancouver William Hoffer 1982 0919758002 / 9780919758001 First Edition Soft Cover Good- 
85 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w pictorial endpapers, b&w reproductions of book covers, title pages, etc. throughout. Contents: Introduction; The Copp, Clark Story; The Canadian Editions of the Oz Books; Addenda: Early Canadian Issues of L. Frank Baum's Non-Oz Works / Pseudonyma and Anonymous Works; Ephemera; Appendix A: Copp, Clark Spine Imprints on Canadian Issues of First Editions; Appendix B: Copp, Clark Title Page Imprints of Canadian Issues of First Editions; References; Acknowledgements; The Author. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownwership marks. Exterior - moderate edge wear - mainly on spine edges, a few faint writing indentations, small faint liquid mark on front cover, a few tiny scuff and soiling marks, book is slightly cocked, minor rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
4 Humber, William. FREEWHEELING: THE STORY OF BICYCLING IN CANADA.
Erin, Ontario Boston Mills 1986 0919783376 / 9780919783379 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good - 
160 pp, 11" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions. Contents: Introduction; A Portrait of Canada in the Country of Bicycling; Bicycling: A Nineteenth-Century Passion; From Heart's Content to Dawson: Bicycle Fever Spreads Throughout the Dominion; The Business of Cycling; Off to War: The Story of the Canadian Corps Cyclists' Battalion; Touring: A Canadian Journey in Three Parts (Part One: Lyman Hotchkiss Bagg's Voyage of Discovery in 1880s Canada / Part Two: Bicycling Across Canada in the Twentieth Century / Part Three: Three Tours - Tour One: Prairie Cycling - Tour Two: Through Cape Breton - Tour Three: Newfoundland Journey); High-Wheels and Safeties: The Early Days of Bicycle Racing; Six Days Shall They Labour; Canada Against the World: The Ascent of Steve Bauer. Interior - crease at bottom corner of last pages 151 to 160, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - medium crease at bottom corner of rear cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
INFINITE RICHES:  THE ADVENTURES OF A RARE BOOK DEALER., Magee, David.  Introduction by Lawrence Clark Powell.
5 Magee, David. Introduction by Lawrence Clark Powell. INFINITE RICHES: THE ADVENTURES OF A RARE BOOK DEALER.
Toronto Fitzhenry & Whiteside 1973 0839735537 / 9780839735533 First Canadian Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
274 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w illustrations. "Life in the rare book business can be filled with excitement and surprise, as described by David Magee, San Francisco antiquarian bookseller, in this witty and highly civilized account of some of his adventures here and abroad. With lively humor and sophistication, Mr. Magee entertains and enlightens as he tells amusing and suspenseful anecdotes about the people he has encountered, the places he has visited, and the events he has attended in the course of nearly half a century in the rare book trade. (His) vignettes of the many and varied clients, confreres, dear friends and strangers with whom he has dealt are a charming pageant of human beings - sometimes eccentric, amusing or moving - always vivid to the reader." Very small stamp mark (bird) on top of text block, minor wrinkle at top of spine, light toning to edges of text block. Dust jacket has very light edge wear, light browning at inside edges and on flap-folds, one tiny edge tear. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
LITTLE VISITS WITH GREAT AMERICANS:  OR SUCCESS, IDEALS AND HOW TO ATTAIN THEM.  TWO VOLUME SET., Marden, Orison Swett, editor.
6 Marden, Orison Swett, editor. LITTLE VISITS WITH GREAT AMERICANS: OR SUCCESS, IDEALS AND HOW TO ATTAIN THEM. TWO VOLUME SET.
New York Success Company 1905 Hard Cover Very Good 
742 pp in two volumes - deep maroon cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on spines and front boards, top edges gilt. Red marbled endpapers, b&w frontispieces and decorated title pages. A few b&w plates, plus a photograph section in volume 2. Short biographies, collected under the headings: Invention; Manufacture; Commerce; Finance; Transportation; Labor; Public Life; Education and Literature; Art; Amusement; Philanthropy; Divinity; Canadians. The subjects of the biographies include: Thomas Alva Edison, Andrew Carnegie, Marshall Field, John Wanamaker, Sir Thomas Lipton, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Lyman Judson Gage, Samuel Gompers, Theodore Roosevelt, Jacob Gould Schurman, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Lew Wallace, Frederic Remington, Charles Dana Gibson, John Philip Sousa, Helen Keller, John Burroughs, Nathan Straus, Robert Laird Borden, Goldwin Smith, Sir William C. Van Horne, etc., etc. Volume 1 has light browning on pages 338/339 at gutter due to laid-in piece of paper. Both volumes have light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny bump at bottom corners of boards (volume 1 has a tiny bump at one top corner), a few small light rub marks, very light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block - volume 2 has small foxing mark on fore-edge. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
A CONCISE HISTORY OF CANADIAN PAINTING.  SECOND (EXPANDED) EDITION., Reid, Dennis.
7 Reid, Dennis. A CONCISE HISTORY OF CANADIAN PAINTING. SECOND (EXPANDED) EDITION.
Toronto Oxford University Press 1988 0195406648 / 9780195406641 Second (expanded) Edition. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
418 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w and colour illustrations. "This Second Edition covers painting to 1980. A long final chapter treats a crucial fifteen years when there developed in Canada a tremendous interest in other art forms and an apparent falling off of interest in painting. In fact the cry was hear - throughout the western world - that painting was dead. It turned out, however, that this was far from true. Dennis Reid discusses the work of established artists who produced steadily in the period - including Jack Bush, Jack Chambers, Greg Curnoe, Gershon Iskowitz, John Meredith, Guido Molinari, Jack Shadbolt, and Claude Tousignant - as well as new arrivals on the scene who have since joined the ranks of leading Canadian artists. Among the more recent painters discussed are David Bolduc, John Boyle, David Craven, Paterson Ewen, Ivan Eyre, Yves Gaucher, John Hall, Ron Martin, Michael Morris, Norval Morrisseau, Christopher Pratt, Shirley Wiitasalo, and Tim Zuck. Enriched by this overview, and by many additions to the original text, (this) is the widest-ranging and most authoritiative handbook available. Lucid, interesting, and informative, it is still a pleasure to read from first to last." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very small bump on bottom edge of both boards. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
ANDRE BIELER: AN ARTIST'S LIFE AND TIMES., Smith, Frances K.  Introduction by David Karel.  Epilogue by Ted Bieler.  Edited By Philippe Baylaucq.
8 Smith, Frances K. Introduction by David Karel. Epilogue by Ted Bieler. Edited By Philippe Baylaucq. ANDRE BIELER: AN ARTIST'S LIFE AND TIMES.
Richmond Hill, Ontario Firefly Books 2006 1554072328 / 9781554072323 First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Andre Bieler. 
355 pp, 11 1/16" H, DVD "Les couleurs du sang / The Art of Time (53 minutes), in unopened plastic pouch at rear. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w throughout with reproductions & photographs. "This comprehensive study of the life and work of Andre Bieler, one of Canada's most important artists, covers 93 years of his life and art, spanning Europe, the United States and Canada. Beginning with his birth in Switzerland, Smith chronicles (his) European family roots, World War I experiences and traditional artist's apprenticeship. She goes on to describe his arrival in Canada as a young artist and his subsequent exploration of the rural habitant culture in Quebec's Ile d'Orleans and on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River, examining his life and work against the flowering of 20th century Canadian art." Several small very light soiling marks on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has a small tear (archivally taped) and wrinkle at top of rear flap-fold, small bump on rear flap-fold. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 


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