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1 McLAREN, Norman BLACKBURN, Maurice McLAREN, Norman Rondo, Theme and Variations, Minuet, Sonata, Canon, Fugue. Limited, numbered edition
Jeunesses Musicales du Canada, Montreal, 1967, 
McLAREN, Norman, and Maurice BLACKBURN. Rondo, Theme and Variations, Minuet, Sonata, Canon, Fugue. Six musical forms put into drawings by Norman McLaren. Six drawings of Norman McLaren put into music by Maurice Blackburn. Text and layout: Marthe Blackburn. Foreword: Andrée Desautels. Montreal : Jeunesses Musicales du Canada, 1967. Pp (19) leaves, interleaved with 7 overlays (by McLaren), plus vinyl record in rear pocket. Folio (12 by 16 inches), illustrated white card covers, white comb bound, with glassine dustwrapper.The recording has been produced by Jeunesses Musicales du Canada. Norman M cLaren (1914 – 1987) was a Scottish-born Canadian animator and film director known for his work for the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). Blackburn(1914- 1988l) was a Canadian composer, conductor, sound editor for film, w orking for many years at the NFB. See Kallmann, et al., Encyclopedia of Music in Canada, p.90. On the associations of this copy: Malcolm Mackenzie Ross (1911 – 2002) was a notable Canadian literary critic, born in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Hugo McPherson (born 1921) is a Canadian professor, who served as Canada's Government Film Commissioner from 1967 until 1970. In thisposition he was the Chairman of the National Film Board of Canada. The fir st one hundred copies of this edition have been numbered from 1 to 100 for private distribution, this being no. 69. Slight browning and a few small nicks to edges of covers, else very good indeed in edgeworn and chipped plainglassine wrapper. Limited edition, no. 69 of 100. Ex-libris Malcolm Ross ( with gift letter from Hugo McPherson laid in). 1,000.00

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2 McLAREN, Norman WHITE, Michael, (ed.) McLAREN, Norman Drawings of Norman McLaren. First Edition in dustjacketj
Tundra Books, Montreal, 1975, ISBN:091276628X 
McLAREN, Norman. The Drawings of Norman McLaren. Text by Norman McLaren, edited from taped interviews by Michael White. (Montreal): Tundra Books / LesLivres Toundra, (1975). First Edition. Pp. (7),8-192. Double column. Illus trated. Bilingual text in English and French. 4to, tan cloth, brown titles to front and spine. Norman McLaren (1914 – 1987) was a Scottish-born Canadian animator and film director known for his work for the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). "His private collection of some 500 drawings has never been exhibited; this book is its first public exposure. McLaren buffs will enjoy recognizinf subjects they associate with his films: hHis marvelous birds, animals and doodles. [that fairly animate themselves alive; his puzzlesand mazes, fun with the fourth dimension and stereo devices. But there is another side to McLaren here too: his surreal drawings and fantasies; his drawn letters (lucky the friends who received one); his lovingly executed Bosc pears and memories of China; his grotesqueries, phallic drawings, nightmarish stairs, doors without exit, and his most recent 'undulations.'" - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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3 TEZUKA, Osamu. MACOLA, Piero. Casterman Ecritures. MONTHIERS, Marie-Francoise, traduction. Osamu Tezuka : Biographie 1928-1989. Four Volumes, Paperback.
Tezuka Productions, Casterman, 2004, ISBN:220339613x 
TEZUKA, Osamu. Osamu Tezuka : Biographie. IN FOUR VOLUMES. V.1: 1928-1945; V.2: 1946-1959; V.3: 1960-1974; V.4: 1975-1989. Traduction: Marie-FrancoiseMonthiers. [N.pl.]: Tezuka Productions, Casterman, (2004). I: Pp. (4),5-22 9,(3); II: Pp. (4),[5]-228,(4); III: Pp. (4),5-227,(5); IV: (4),5-196,(28) of list of Tezuka's compositions. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers, blue and black lettering to front covers and spines, French flaps. Remerciements a Xavier Hebert et Naomiki Sato. Adaptation graphique et lettrage: Piero Macola. Four volumes in the Casterman Écritures series. Text inFrench. Osamu Tezuka, deemed the "Father of Manga", b. November 3, 1928, O saka; d. February 9, 1989, Tokyo. "Toujours tiraillé entre sa passion pour l'animation et son amour de la bande dessinée, Osamu Tezuka expérimente destechniques de pointe pour ses films (Phénix 2772, Le Film cassé) et débute de nouvelles séries de manga (Les 3 Adolf, L'Arbre au soleil...). Voyageur insatiable, il visite les studios des frères Wan à Shanghaï en 1980, renco ntre Moëbius au festival d'Angoulême en 1982 et reçoit le grand prix du festival de Zagreb pour son film Le Saut en 1984. Véritable bourreau de travail, il mène de front ses deux passions jusqu'à sa disparition en 1989 à 61 ans. Une curiosité insatiable et un grand souci de perfection ont permis à Osamu Tezuka de rester au firmament des créateurs de manga et de dessin animé et d'être aujourd'hi considéré comme un auteur culte du XXe siècle, au même titre qu'Hergé ou Walt Disney." - from the front flap of volume four. Very good. Due to the weight of these books -- about three kilos combined -- extra shipping charges will be necessary to cover postage costs. For the set. 80.00

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