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201 BARBEAU, Marius. National Museum of Canada, Anthropological Series No. 30 Totem Poles. Bulletin No. 119 - Volume II : Totem Poles According to Location.
Department of Resources and Development, National Museum of Canada, Ottawa, 1950, 
BARBEAU, Marius. Totem Poles. Bulletin No. 119 – Volume II : Totem Poles According to Location. [Ottawa] : Department of Resources and Development, Development Services Branch, National Museum of Canada, Anthropological Series No. 30, (1950). Pp. [i]-ix,(1),435-880. Illustrated. Endpaper Maps. Large8vo, pale blue illustrated card covers, printed in red and black. Grumet, Native Americans of the Northwest Coast : A Critical Bibliography 10. Volume two of the classic, exhaustive study on totem poles by Canadian anthropologist, ethnologist and folklorist Marius Barbeau (b. March 5, 1883, Ste-Marie-de-Beauce Québec - d. February 27, 1969, Ottawa). With errata sheet laidin. A very good, tight, bright copy. Volume 2 only. 60.00

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202 BARBER, Bruce Reading Rooms.
1992, 
BARBER, Bruce. Reading Rooms. Halifax : Eyelevel Gallery Publications, n.d. Pp (3),i-iii,[1]-132,(2). Illustrated. 4to, card covers. Vg-fine. 12.00

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203 BARBER, Bruce GUILBAUT, Serge O'BRIAN, John NEWMAN, Barnett Voices of Fire : Art, Rage, Power, and the State. paperback
University of Toronto Press, Toronto / Buffalo / London, 1996, ISBN:0802078036 
BARBER, Bruce, Serge GUILBAUT, and John O'BRIAN (eds.). Voices of Fire : Art, Rage, Power, and the State. Introduction by John O'Brian. Toronto / Buffalo / London : University of Toronto Press, (91996). Pp (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),[3]-210,(2). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated white card covers, lettered in red. "On 7 March 1990 the National Gallery of Canada issued a press release announcing its purchase of a large abstract painting by the American artist Barnett Newman for $1.8 million. Within 72 hours the gallery was under attack both for its selection of Voice of Fire and for the price tag attached to it. Objections came from across Canada and from all quarters. The Voice of Fire controversy was the most extensive and heated debate over visual art ever to have taken place in Canada. This anthology can be seen as acase-study, providing both a historical account of the outcome of the Nati onal Gallery's purchase of the painting and an understanding of why the gallery's actions provoked such strong opinions and feelings. In this volume the editors also address the peculiar and paradoxical character of abstract art in general and the problems it consistently poses for viewers. Newman'swork is presented as the focus of these concerns. The attack on the galler y by the press, the general public, Canadian artists, and politicians is documented in the first section by a broad selection of cartoons satirizing the painting, press photographs, news releases, editorials, letters to the editor, and public exchanges. In the second section three essays offer contrasting accounts of the controversy and its significance. The first considers the social processes by which art becomes art, the second focuses on the role of the media in shaping public opinion about art, and the third compares the reception of Voice of Fire in two distinctive frameworks, first at Expo '67 in Montreal and then in Ottawa in 1990. In the final part four papers given at a symposium on Voice of Fire organized by the gallery in October 1990 (a combined effort at damage control and art criticism) are presented, as well as a transcription of the public dialogue between speakers and audience which followed." (Abstract). Contents : Introduction: Bruising the Public Eye (by John O'Brian). Documents : Chronology; Graphic Satires; Texts. Essays : Vox Ignis Vox Populi (by Thierry de Duve); Thalia Meets Melpomene: The Higher Meaning of the Voice of Fire and Flesh Dress Controversies (by Bruce Barber); Who's Afraid of Barnett Newman? (by John O'Brian). Symbolism : Voicing the Fire of the Fierce Father (by Serge Guilbaut); Tightrope Metaphysics (by Nicole Dubreuil-Blondin); The Sculpture of Barnett Newman (by Robert Murray); Specific Thoughts about the Making and Meaning of Voice of Fire (by Brydon Smith). Some wrinkling, else very good. 35.00

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204 BARBER, Bruce, ed. CONDE, Carole. BEVERIDGE, Karl. Conde and Beveridge : Class Works. First Edition, Paperback.
Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, 2008, ISBN:9780919616486 
BARBER, Bruce, ed. Condé and Beveridge : Class Works. Edited by Bruce Barber. (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada): The Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design; published in association with the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, (2008). First Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-159,(1). Illustrated in colour. Large square 8vo, art illustrated card covers with white lettering to front cover and spine, French flaps. Foreword by Susan McEachern; preface by Jan Allen. "'Condé and Beveridge: Class Works' presents the first comprehensive examination of the collaborative art practice of Canadian photographic artists Carole Condé and Karl Beveridge. The book features 112 colour reproductions that illustrated their major photographic projects spanning a thirty-year career of working with organized labour to represent the increasingly complex relationships between paid work and global ethical and environmentalconcerns. 'Class Works' introduces Condé and Beveridge's artistic breakthr ough of 1976, 'It's Still Privileged Art', when the artists -- under the influence of their membership in Art & Language (NY) and the nascent Conceptual art movement -- turned from formalist art-making to social engagement and from individualized solo production to committed artistic collaboration. Condé and Beveridge's formulation of left-oriented discourses and their innovations in artistic form herald curent art practices in which art-making is understood as a symbolic articulation of human conditions and a tool of community formation." - from the rear cover. Contents: 1. Introduction: Class Issues in the Work of Carole Condé and Karl Beveridge (by Bruce Barber); 2. Working Culture (by Jan Allen); 3. Two Artists as Engaged Public Intellectuals (by D'Arcy Martin); 4. Reflections on the Politics of Practice and the Art of Condé and Beveridge (by Declan McGonagle); 5. The Art World and Its Other: Forever the Twain Shall Meet? (by Clive Robertson); 6. ...the RedGuards come and go, Talking of Michelangelo (by Allan Sekula); 7. The Poli tics of Recognition (by Dot Tuer). Very good. 35.00

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Via del Corso.  in dj. , BARBERINI, Urbano et al BOCCA, Alessandro. CECCARIUS. De ANGELIS, Pietro.
205 BARBERINI, Urbano et al BOCCA, Alessandro. CECCARIUS. De ANGELIS, Pietro. Via del Corso. in dj.
Staderini, 1961, 
BARBERINI, Urbano et al. Via del Corso. A Cura della Cassa di Risparmio di Roma nel 125º Anniversario della Fondazione. Rome: (Staderini), 1961. Pp 353, [294] pp plates, [18] leaves tipped-in colour plates, 1 folding plate. 4to, maroon cloth. Vg in dj. 350.00

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206 BARCSAY, Jeno. Anatomie fur Kunstler. Mit uber 200 Zeichnungen und einem erlauternden Textvon Jeno Barcsay.
Emil Vollmer Verlag, Wiesbaden, 1981, ISBN:3878763182 
BARCSAY, Jeno. Anatomie fur Kunstler. Mit uber 200 Zeichnungen und einem erlauternden Text von Jeno Barcsay. Wiesbaden : Emil Vollmer Verlag, (1981). Seventh Edition. Pp (4),5-[344]. Illustrated. Folio, grey cloth, red lettering to spine, black and red lettering to front board. This volume is heavy and will require additional shipping costs. A fine copy in a very good dustjacket (top of spine chipped). 30.00

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207 BARETTE, J. Rene deGARTHE, William E. MANUGE, Tim Great Monument of Peggy's Cove. 1st pr.
Kings Printers Ltd., Kingston, NS, 1980, 
BARETTE, J. Rene. The Great Monument of Peggy's Cove . Compiled and writtenby J. Rene Barette. Sketches by William E. deGarthe. Photographs by Tim Ma nuge. Kingston: Kings Printers Ltd., [n.d. - 1980]. First Printing. Pp. [1]-24. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled white and grey card covers. Lightly browned with minor spotting to covers, else vg. 10.00

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208 BARFOOT, Mack MARSHALL, Russ Best of Newfoundland's Crazy Clyde
1983, 
BARFOOT, Mack. The Best of Newfoundland's Crazy Clyde. Compiled and Edited by [...] Art work by Russ Marshall. N.pl.: (The Sunday Herald Ltd., 1983). Pp 1-[96]. Sm.8vo, stapled blue and white card covers. Stories, jokes & cartoons. Light wear to covers, else very good. 6.00

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209 BARKER, Ernest National Character. in dj.
Methuen, 1927, 
BARKER, Ernest. National Character And the Factors in its Formation. L: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1927). Pp 288. 8vo, grey cloth. Owner's signature, slight fading to spine, else vg in slightly chipped dj. 50.00

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210 BARKHOUSE, Joyce LORENZEN-KING, Dinamarca Lorenzen Collection.
Maritime Flavour Gallery, Halifax , 1985, 
BARKHOUSE, Joyce. The Lorenzen Collection. With illustrations by Dinamarca Lorenzen-King. Halifax : Maritime Flavour Gallery, (December 1985). Pp (62). Illustrated. 8vo, art-illustrated grey card covers, black lettering to front cover and spine. For the past 40 years, the Lorenzens have been making their pottery mushrooms in Nova Scotia. This book has coloured illustrations of 150 of the present collection of 202 mushrooms. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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Ernst Barlach.  in dj. , BARLACH, Ernst). WERNER, Alfred WERNER, Alfred.
211 BARLACH, Ernst). WERNER, Alfred WERNER, Alfred. Ernst Barlach. in dj.
McGraw-Hill, 1966, 
(BARLACH, Ernst). WERNER, Alfred. Ernst Barlach. NY: McGraw-Hill Book Co., (1966). Pp 176, incl. plates. Square 8vo, black cloth. Very slight shelfwear, top edge dusty, else vg in rubbed, nicked, price-clipped dj. 50.00

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212 BARLOW, Peter Marine Photography of Peter Barlow. in dj.
Motor Boat and Sailing Books, New York, 1973, ISBN:091099014x 
BARLOW, Peter. The Marine Photography of Peter Barlow. Edited by John R. Whiting. NY: Motor Boating and Sailing Books, (1973). Pp. 173. Illustrated. Large 8vo, white cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine. A collection of photographs of sailing vessels, made by the Connecticut-born photographer and artist. Vg in worn dj. 30.00

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213 BARLOW, Peter Marine Photography of Peter Barlow. no dj.
Motor Boat and Sailing Books, New York, 1973, ISBN:091099014x 
BARLOW, Peter. The Marine Photography of Peter Barlow. Edited by John R. Whiting. NY: Motor Boating and Sailing Books, (1973). Pp. (6),7-173,(3, index). Illustrated. Large 8vo, white cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine. A collection of photographs of sailing vessels, madeby the Connecticut-born photographer and artist. Light spotting to boards, name stamp, else vg. 18.00

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214 BARNARD, Murray Jenson, L.B. Sea, Salt & Sweat : A Story of Nova Scotia and the Vast Atlantic Fishery. Second Edition
Four East Publications and N.S. Dept. of Fisheries, Halifax, 1986, 1986 0920427073 / 9780920427071 
BARNARD, Murray. Sea, Salt & Sweat : A Story of Nova Scotia and the Vast Atlantic Fishery. Second Edition with revisions by Jim Bennett. Illustrations by L.B. Jensen. Halifax, Nova Scotia : "A co-publication of Four East Publications and the Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries, 1986. Pp (2),3--111,(1). Illustrated throughout. Maps. Squarish 8vo, art-illustrated green cardcovers [with reproduction of a lithograph by William Ritchie on front].

"In the often stormy Northwest Atlantic, Nova Scotians are among North America's most productive fishermenm and the industry, dating back to 1504, is the oldest in the country. The eraly growth of Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and New England was based on neither furs nor bullion, but on the mighty cod.

It was the abundance of these ocean fish, noted by explorer John Cabot in his official reports, that drew the first European adventurers and developed the rich shipping trade of the North Atlantic triangle - a vital factor in the American Revolution, the rise of Nova Scotia in the age of sail, and ultimately the emergence of Canada as a nation. For centuries the offshore banks of the Northwest Atlantic were considered to hold an inexhaustible resource by the fishing nations of the world. However, post-war technology and massive fishing power seriously depleted fish stocks in the 1960s and early 1970s.

The new sciences of oceanology [sic] and ecology focussed public attention on the growong problem. Efforts of the International Commission for the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries helped develop international co-operation and a scientific basis for conservation. In 1977, Canada declared a 200-mile fishing zone and assumed control of this vital resource off her shores. To maintain the level of fish stocks and improve efficiency, federal and provincial fisheries authorities are co-operating with the fishermen and the fishing companies so that the fishermen of this coast will be able to handle a larger share of the Northwest Atlantic fishing industry than ever before.

Sea, Salt & Sweat outlines major developments in the Northwest Atlantic fisheries, from the beginning nearly 500 years ago to the present, including crucial effects on settlement, international trade, colonial wars and current diplomacy. Most important, it offers a fresh view of the life of Nova Scotia fishermen, their boats and gear, and the complex fishing business, with some probabilities for the future of this vital resource industry." - from the cover.

The chapters [un-numbered in the book] are :
1. In the Realm of the Ocean Sea;
2. When Cod was King;
3. Colonies of the Golden Triangle;
4. Salt Fish and Democracy;
5. Tall Spars and Dorymen;
6. The Cape Islanders;
7. Longliners, Seiners and Draggers;
8. The Deep Sea Trawlers;
9. Where the Fish Came From;
10. Home From The Tide;
11. The Business of Fishing;
12. Fisheries Diplomacy.

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215 BARNARD, Sylvia Frenkel, Vera Timeless Forest, The
Contact Press , 1959, 
BARNARD, Sylvia. The Timeless Forest. Illustrated by Vera Frenkel. Montreal: McGill Poetry Series. 1959. Pp. (8), 7-45,.(3) + 4 plates on pink paper. 8vo. illustrated card covers. Barnard b.1937. Watters p. 13 . A bibliograp hic cousin of Leonard Cohen's Let Us Compare Mythologies which was #1 (and here marked o.p.) in the McGill Poetry Series. The book's covers and four plates are the early work of the Czech-born Canadian artist Vera Frenkel (b.1938) who is also named on the committee list p [ii]. Edges of card covers lightly browned, some chipping of edges of card covers, inscription of former owner dated 1960 to biography page, else vg. 30.00

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216 BARNES, Susan J. ROTHKO, Mark Rothko Chapel : An Act of Faith.
Rothko Chapel Book,, Houston, TX, 1996, ISBN:0945472021 
BARNES, Susan J. The Rothko Chapel : An Act of Faith. (Houston, TX) : A Rothko Chapel Book, 1996. Pp [1]-135,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated marooncard covers. Contents : Introduction. Background: Mark Rothko – Dominique and John de Menil – 1960-1964. The Making of the Chapel: The Plan and the Paintings – The Building – Broken Obelisk. A Sacred Place: The Installation and Dedication _ Postscript – The Institution. The Rothko Chapel Events. Very good. 35.00

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217 BARNETT, Donna River of Dreams : The Saga of the Shubenacadie Canal. First Edition
Nimbus, Halifax NS, 2002, ISBN:155109407x 
BARNETT, Donna. River of Dreams : The Saga of the Shubenacadie Canal. (Halifax NS): Nimbus Publishing Ltd, (2002). First Printing. Pp (10),xi-xv,(1),[1]-128. Numerous illustrations in b/w & color, some full page. Oblong 8vo, photo-illustrated green and blue card covers.

Beautifully presented and well researched, the author brings to life a remarkable piece of Nova Scotia history that was all but lost. "Yes, Virginia - there really was a Shubenacadie Canal in Nova Scotia. It extended 115 kilometers, all the way from Dartmouth Cove on the north side of Halifax Harbour, inland through a series ofseven freshwater lakes, to the mouth of the tidal Shubenacadie River and on into the surging Bay of Fundy. One of the greatest engineering feats of the nineteenth century, it required two inclined planes, nine locks, and one deep-cut channel. The canal took thirty-five years to complete and was in operation for a decade." -from the rear cover.

Chapters :
1. The Dream Takes Flight;
2. Touched By Art;
3. Cycling the Locks;
4. The End Of An Era;
5.Following The Line.
With bibliography.

Very good. 15.00

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218 BARNEY. Matthew SPECTOR, Nancy WAKEFIELD, Neville Cremaster Cycle. in dustjacket
Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2002, ISBN:0810969351 
BARNEY. Matthew. The Cremaster Cycle. (New York) : Guggenheim Museum, (2002). Pp (8),[ix]-xv,(4),4-522,(6). Illustrated. 4to, pale grey cloth, silver decorations to boards, silver letterinmg to spine, in printed clear plasticdustjacket. Contents : Only the Perverse Fantasy Can Still Save Us (by Nan cy Spector); The Cremaster Glossary (by Neville Wakefield); Cremaster 1; Cremaster 2; Cremaster 3; Cremaster 4; Cremaster 5; Personal Perspectives. The Cremaster Cycle is an art project consisting of five feature length films, together with related sculptures, photographs, drawings, and artist's books; it is the best-known work of American visual artist and filmmaker Matthew Barney. The Cremaster Cycle was made over a period of eight years (1994–2002) and culminated in a major museum exhibition organized by Nancy Spector of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City, which traveled to the Museum Ludwig in Cologne and the Musée d'art Moderne in Paris from 2002-03. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS EXCESSIVE WEIGHT. Multiple gift inscriptions to front free endpaper, else very good in dustjacket. 100.00

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219 BARNHOUSE, Dorothy P. Quest of the Golden Gannet. First Edition, Paperback
Breakwater Books, St. John's, NL, 1979, ISBN:0919948618 
BARNHOUSE, Dorothy P. Quest of the Golden Gannet. (St.John's, Newfoundland): Breakwater Books Limited., (1979). Pp (5), vi-xiv, 1-97,(1). Illustrated . 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers. For Barnhouse (b. 1914, Burin) see ENL:I:132. Winner of the Beaver Award for Juvenile Fiction, this is a nautical story set off late 17th c. Newfoundland. Much attention to detail and with aglossary of terms. Out of print. Paperback. Very good. 12.00

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220 BARRETT, Wayne and Anne MacKAY BARRETT, Wayne MacKAY, Anne Prince Edward Island : True Colours. 2nd pr. in dj.
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 1996, ISBN:1551091577 
BARRETT, Wayne and Anne MacKAY. Prince Edward Island : True Colours . Photographs by Wayne Barrett and Anne MacKay. (Halifax): Nimbus Publishing, (1996). Second Printing. Pp. [i]-vii,(1),1-80. Illustrated in colour. Introduction is triple columnar. Oblong 8vo, blue-green cloth with gilt lettering tospine. Name, else vg. 14.00

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