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THE MAGIC FIDDLER AND OTHER LEGENDS OF FRENCH CANADA.  (THE MAGIC FIDDLER; THE CAUGHNAWAGA BELL; ROSE LATULIPPE; THE LEGEND OF PERCE ROCK; LA CORRIVEAU; THE WITCH CANOE; THE PORPOISE OF RIVIERE-OUELLE; LOUP-GAROU; PILOTTE; THE TREE OF DREAMS.), Aubrey, Claude.  Translated by Alice E. Kane.  Introduction by Marius Barbeau.
1 Aubrey, Claude. Translated by Alice E. Kane. Introduction by Marius Barbeau. THE MAGIC FIDDLER AND OTHER LEGENDS OF FRENCH CANADA. (THE MAGIC FIDDLER; THE CAUGHNAWAGA BELL; ROSE LATULIPPE; THE LEGEND OF PERCE ROCK; LA CORRIVEAU; THE WITCH CANOE; THE PORPOISE OF RIVIERE-OUELLE; LOUP-GAROU; PILOTTE; THE TREE OF DREAMS.)
Toronto Peter Martin Associates 1968 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Saul Field. 
98 pp, 12 1/4" H. Beige cloth with deep maroon lettering on spine, decoration on front cover. Clear mylar dust jacket. "Dancing touques" patterned endpapers. 10 colour illustrations, one preceding each legend, "reproduced from an original portfolio of embossed colour engravings" by Saul Field "reproduced here in five colours on Kent Drawing paper". Versos blank. Promotion material laid in: letter introducing the book; single sheet biographical notes on Claude Aubrey / Saul Field / Carl Dair (designer of the Cartier typeface) - these four items are on sheets printed with the Magic Fiddler logo at the top and the Peter Martin imprint at the bottom - a loose print of 'La Chasse-Galerie' (The Witch Canoe), "an exact reproduction of Saul Field's illustration"; copy of a Quill & Quire article by Janet Lunn entitled "Claude Aubrey"; reproduction of a Toronto Daily Star article from 1966 about Saul Field's work on the illustrations (folded in four); and a Mono Lino brochure on the Cartier typeface. Book is very slightly cocked. Very light edge browning to two of the laid in biographical sheets. Mylar dust jacket has some tiny/small edge chips - mainly at top/bottom of spine and at top of flap-folds, corner crease on front flap, rubbing and a few scratches/tiny dents, protected in a second mylar jacket. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
2 Collard, Elizabeth. THE POTTERS' VIEW OF CANADA: CANADIAN SCENES ON NINETEENTH-CENTURY EARTHENWARE.
Kingston McGill-Queen's University Press 1983 0773504214 / 9780773504219 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Inscribed By Author
194 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). Inscribed by author - "Best wishes to ..... from Elizabeth Collard". B&w photos, reproductions, marks. "This is the first book to be devoted exclusively to potters' views of Canada...The potters' views of Canada have a many-sided appeal, linking the world of artists, printmakers, and photographers to the ceramics industry...Covering the period from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the end of Queen Victoria's reign, this volume focuses chiefly on wares made for the dinner table or the washstand. All are earthenware, decorated by transfer printing, and produced by British potters. The scenes they depict range from the awesome falls at Niagara to early steamboats on the St Lawrence, from igloos in the Arctic to a governor's residence in New Brunswick. Elizabeth Collard traces the evolution of these wares, placing them in their historical setting and identifying the sources from which many of the views were derived. She also provides much detail on the English and Scottish potters and on the artists whose work they adapted to their own use." Previous owner's bookplate on free front endpaper, soft wrinkling to half-title page. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
3 Collard, Elizabeth. THE POTTERS' VIEW OF CANADA: CANADIAN SCENES ON NINETEENTH-CENTURY EARTHENWARE.
Kingston McGill-Queen's University Press 1983 0773504214 / 9780773504219 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
194 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). B&w photographs, reproductions, marks. "This is the first book to be devoted exclusively to potters' views of Canada. The potters' views of Canada have a many-sided appeal, linking the world of artists, printmakers, and photographers to the ceramics industry. Covering the period from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the end of Queen Victoria's reign, this volume focuses chiefly on wares made for the dinner table or the washstand. All are earthenware, decorated by transfer printing, and produced by British potters. The scenes they depict range from the awesome falls at Niagara to early steamboats on the St Lawrence, from igloos in the Arctic to a governor's residence in New Brunswick. Elizabeth Collard traces the evolution of these wares, placing them in their historical setting and identifying the sources from which many of the views were derived. She also provides much detail on the English and Scottish potters and on the artists whose work they adapted to their own use." Very minor edge wear at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light rubbing to glossy surface. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
KEN DANBY:  THE GRAPHIC WORK.  LITHOGRAPHS AND SERIGRAPHS., Cumming, Glen E., foreword.  With excerpts from a conversation with Andrew J. Oko.
4 Cumming, Glen E., foreword. With excerpts from a conversation with Andrew J. Oko. KEN DANBY: THE GRAPHIC WORK. LITHOGRAPHS AND SERIGRAPHS.
Hamilton Art Gallery of Hamilton 1980 0919153003 / 9780919153004 Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ Ken Danby. 
32 pp, oblong (9" H x 11" D). Colour and b&w reproductions. Exhibition catalogue. Contents: Itinerary; Foreword; Ken Danby of Serigraphy (From "Ken Danby" by Paul Duval); A Conversation with Ken Danby; The Exhibition/Lithographs; The Exhibition/Serigraphs; Biography (Chronology); Selected Bibliography. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - some very minor soiling and wrinkling on covers, two tiny minor corner creases. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE INUIT PRINT / T'ESTAMPE INUIT., Goetz, Helga.  Foreword by William E. Taylor, Jr.
5 Goetz, Helga. Foreword by William E. Taylor, Jr. THE INUIT PRINT / T'ESTAMPE INUIT.
National Museum of Man, Ottawa, 1980, 2nd impression. 
267 pp, oblong large 8vo (9 3/8" H x 10 5/16" D), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 066050278X Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour reproductions. Bilingual text (English/French). "The 155 prints reproduced in this widely acclaimed catalogue, 12 of them in full colour, constitute a retrospective survey of the first twenty years of Inuit printmaking in the Canadian Arctic. Selected for exhibition internationally, the prints provide exciting insights into the traditions and belie f s o f a unique group of artists. Five widely scattered communities are represented - Cape Dorset (where James Houston introduced the Inuit to this form of expression in 1957 and guided their first experiments), Holman, Baker Lake, Pangnirtung, a nd Po vu n gn i tuk and other centres in Arctic Quebec. Each community's printmaking history, artists and stylistic techniques are comprehensively documented. The texts accompanying the prints explain the events that are depicted or elucidate the lo r e a nd my tho lo gy represented." Minor edge wear, minor soiling on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wear at corners and at top/bottom of spine, one very small closed tear, light fading to spine color, slight fading on fl ap-f olds a nd t op edg e of fl aps. Very Good+/Very Good- 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
1960 POVUNGNITUK 1970, Monette, Luc, researcher.
6 Monette, Luc, researcher. 1960 POVUNGNITUK 1970
Levis, Quebec La Federation des Cooperatives du Nouveau Quebec 1970 Soft Cover Very Good - 
112 pp, 11" H. B&w reproductions, photographs. Catalogue celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Print Shop of the Povungnituk Cooperative Association. "Povungnituk prints are very sought after for their high artistic quality, also for the documentation interest that they have. Many of them are descriptive of an Eskimo way of life that has now disappeared; others illustrate myths and legends which the old artists perpetuate in the stone." "There are only thirty lithographs printed from the same stone; each one of them is numbered and is an original. When the thirty impressions are made, the stone is destroyed to insure that there is only this amount on the market." Bilingual text (French / English), with one page in Inuktitut syllabics. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very small tear on tear cover - archivally taped, light soiling/rubbing and faint scratches on rear cover, light toning to edges of covers and on spine, very light browning to edges of text block, very small sticker removal mark on front cover. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
MICHAEL ROBINSON:  THE SPIRIT AND THE SMOKE., Robinson, Michael.  Foreword by Mimi Gely.  Essay by Carol Podedworny.
7 Robinson, Michael. Foreword by Mimi Gely. Essay by Carol Podedworny. MICHAEL ROBINSON: THE SPIRIT AND THE SMOKE.
Thunder Bay Thunder Bay National Exhibition Centre and Centre for Indian Art 1985 09205390902 Stapled in Wraps Very Good Michael Robinson. 
48 pp, 8" H x 9" D. B&w photographs, b&w and colour reproductions. The catalogue of the exhibition. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; The Spirit and the Smoke; Footnotes; Catalogue of Works; Poetry Section; Biography; Bibliography; Catalogue Production. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small sticker mark and a faint line indentation on rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
POVUNGNITUK.  THEMATIC CATALOGUE / CATALOGUE THEMATIQUE., Sivuak, Paulosie, et al.
8 Sivuak, Paulosie, et al. POVUNGNITUK. THEMATIC CATALOGUE / CATALOGUE THEMATIQUE.
Levis, Quebec Centre d'Art Esquimau 1968 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
84 pp, 10 7/8" H. Circa 1968 (date mentioned on page 81). B&w reproductions, photographs, map. Introduction in Inuktitut syllabics, French & English, remainder of text/captions in French/English. A catalogue of prints arranged under the headings: Mythology and Legend / Eskimo Way of Living / Arctic Fauna / Hunting and Fishing - with a small section at the end entitled: The Sculptor and a Different Aspect of Eskimo Mind. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear - a little more on spine, two tiny scuffs on front cover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
RELIEF PRINTMAKING: A MANUAL OF TECHNIQUES., Walklin, Colin.
9 Walklin, Colin. RELIEF PRINTMAKING: A MANUAL OF TECHNIQUES.
Crowood, Marlborough, 1998, reprint. 
176 pp, large 8vo (9 5/8" H), soft cover. ISBN 1861260717 Profusely illustrated in b&w. "Printmaking, and relief printmaking in particular, is the most flexible of art forms. It can be practised as an engaging hobby with little or no specialist material, or as a commercial craft with professional presses. This book is written for all who wish to experience the delights of printmaking and is an invaluable source of reference and inspiration for printers of all abilities. It features: clea rly illustrated step-by-step descriptions of techniques; a range of methods from the very simple, using everyday objects such as feathers and leaves, through to the more complex, using paper blocks, linocuts and wood engravings; set project s ; p r a c t i cal information about inks, papers and equipment; advice on proofing and corrections, editioning and the care of finished prints; hundreds of examples of work by students and many top professional artist printmakers." Interior - cl ea n a nd t ig ht w it h no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing, a few tiny dints on front cover. Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 


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