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61 ANGERS, Pierre CLAUDEL, Paul) Commentaire a L'Art Poetique de Paul Claudel, avec le texte de L'Art Poetique
Mercure de France, Paris, 1949, 
ANGERS, Pierre. (Paul CLAUDEL). Commentaire a L'Art Poétique de Paul Claudel, avec le texte de L'Art Poétique. Paris: Mercure de France, MCMXLIX. Pp. (6),[9]383,(9). 8vo, printed paper wraps with red titles to front and spine. Table des matières: Section 1: Introduction: 1. La Drame intime du poète;2. La Doctrine; 3. La Clef de l'Oeuvre de Claudel; 4. Objet du Commentaire . Section 2: Texte et Commentaire: 1. Connaissance du Temps: i. Prélude, ii. De la Cause, iii. Du Temps, iv. De l'Heure; 2. Traité de la Co-naissance au Monde et de soi-même: i. De la Connaissance brute, ii. De la Connaissance chez les êtres vivants, iii. De la Connaissance intellectuelle, iv. De laConscience, v. De la Connaissance de l'Homme après sa mort. Text in French . Front inner hinge starting, spine and top-edge browned, else very good. 30.00

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62 Anglican Church / Church of England in Canada Year Book and Clergy List of The Church of England in Canada 1932
General Synod of the Church of England in Canada, Toronto, 1932, 
(Anglican Church / Church of England in Canada). The Year Book and Clergy List of The Church of England in Canada - 1932. Toronto : The General Synod of the Church of England in Canada, 1932. Pp (18),19-211,(1),+ 13 plates. Map. Index. 8vo, beige cardcovers, lettered in brown & red on front cover, advert for Jones & Willis, Church Art Workers on rear cover, brown cloth tape on spine with printed title in black. Cover title: The Year Book of The Church of England in Canada, 1932. Includes lists of bishops; diocesan officers; general synod members; reports o, the Episcopal and Clerical Fund; Missionary Society; General Board of Religious Education; Council for Social Service; societies of the church; universities, colleges, etc.; Canadian Episcopate; and an alphabetical list of parishes, and clergy listed by dioceses. Very good. 30.00

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63 ANGLO, Sydney, (ed.) Damned Art : Essays in the Literature of Witchcraft. First Edition in dustjacket
Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1977, ISBN:0710085893 
ANGLO, Sydney, (ed.). The Damned Art : Essays in the Literature of Witchcraft. London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1977). First Edition. Pp (4),v-viii,1-258,(2). Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. "Learned demonological literature, though frequently cited, is little read; and facile generalisation about such material has preceded the detailed study of individual texts. The Damned Art seeks to reverse this process. Only indirectly concerned with the unanswerable problems of popular mentality which have largely occupied recent students of medieval and renaissance witch persecution, the book approaches witchcraft and demonology through literary records. The works discussed deal not with the inchoate prejudices of the multitude but rather with contemporary theories propounded by those who sought either to justify, or to refute, persecution. Eight scholars of differing interests, and with different approaches to their subject, examine a selection of important, representative witchcraft texts - published in England, France, Germany, Italy and America - setting them within their intellectual context,and analysing both their style and argument. Thus not only the emotionalis m, but also the methodology of witchcraft belief is set before the modern reader; and the latter is, perhaps, even more harrowing than the former." (from he dj). Contents : 1. Evident authority and authoritative evidence : The malleus maleficarum (by Sydney Anglo). 2. Witchcraft and magic in Renaissance Italy : Gianfrancesco Pico and his Strix (by Peter Burke). 3. Johann Weyer's De praestigiis daemonum : unsystematic psychopathology (by Christopher Baxter). 4. Jean Bodin's De la demonomanie des sorciers : the logic of persecution (by Christopher Baxter). 5. Reginald Scot's Discoverie of witchcraft : scepticism and Sadduceeism (by Sydney Anglo). 6. A Tudor anthropologist : George Gifford's Discourse and dialogue (by Alan Macfarlane). 7. KingJames's Daemonologie : witchcraft and kingship (by Stuart Clark). 8. Pierr e de Lancre's Tableau de l'inconstance des mauvais anges et demons : the sabbat sensationalised (by Margaret M. McGown). 9. Cotton Mather's Wonders ofthe invisible world : some metamorphoses of Salem witchcraft (by M. Wynn T homas). 10. Two late Scottish witchcraft tracts : Witch/craft proven and The tryal of witchcraft (by Christina Larner). Epilogue : The desiderata of disbelief (by Sydney Anglo). Some underlining in pen, else very good in spine-browned, price-clipped dustjacket. 30.00

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64 ANNAND, Robert Robert Annand, April 30 - June 2, 1974.
Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, 1974, 
(ANNAND, Robert). Robert Annand, April 30 – June 2, 1974. Halifax, N.S.: Dalhousie University Art Gallery, (1974). Pp (8). Illustrated. 8vo, colour illustrated black stapled card covers. A catalogue of an exhibition of paintings by Robert Annand, who was born in Truro, Nova Scotia, and studied underStanley Royle at Mount Allison University. Rubbed, else very good. 12.50

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Nation's Pictures , Anonymous)
65 Anonymous) Nation's Pictures
Cassell and Co., London, 1903, 
(Anonymous) The Nation's Pictures. London: Cassell and Company, Ltd, 1903. [Complete in four volumes.] The set containing 193 chromo-photographic process three-colour plates, the plates tipped to stiff olive-grey paper and interleaved with separate printed descriptions for each plate. Pp. viii + 48 plates + [4] (ads); vi + 48 plates + [4] (ads); [4] (col. frontis. and accompanying descriptive leaf) + iv + 48 plates (numbered 2 - 49) + [4] (ads); xvi + 48 plates + [4] (ads). Folio (15" x 11"). With brief biographical notes of the painters in vol. 4, pp. v - xvi. The set would more properly havebeen titled "The Nation's Nineteenth-Century Pictures", as Turner is the e arliest of the 131 artists whose work is reproduced in these volumes. The Pre-Raphaelites, and those influenced by the PRB movement, have a representation in the volumes consistent with their continuing popularity at the timeof publication; and in quality of colour reproduction the plates are the e quals of those in some hastily dished-up modern books, and the better for the exactness of their colour registration. Extremities lightly to moderately worn, fore-corners bumped, some scratching and spotting of cloth, water-marking to rear board of vol. 1. The hinges, although no longer by any meanstight, are still very serviceable as little shaking has been suffered by t he set over time. Cost of shipping will be extra due to the weight of the set. 450.00

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66 Anonymous). Young Artists. A New Edition, with Illustrations
George Routledge and Sons, London , 1865, 
(Anonymous). The Young Artists. A New Edition, with Illustrations. London :George Routledge and Sons, n.d. [1860s]. Pp [i]-viii,[1]-305,(1),[1]-6(ads ), frontis + 3 plates. 8vo, red cloth, gilt to front board and spine. Contents : Prosper; or, The Young Sculptor. Emmeline; or, The Young Musician. Leon; or, The Young Engraver. Valerie; or, The Young Painter. Some wear to spine ends and corners, covers darkened and slightly stained, front inner hinge starting, a few gutter cracks and dampstains, foxing to some leaves, else good to very good. 30.00

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History of Mosaics.  signed ltd ed , ANTHONY, Edgar Waterman
67 ANTHONY, Edgar Waterman History of Mosaics. signed ltd ed
Porter Sargent, 1935, 
ANTHONY, Edgar Waterman. A History of Mosaics. Boston: Porter Sargent, (1935). Pp. (2), (6), [7]-332, (2), followed by 80 leaves of plates. 4to, full vellum, gilt titles to front and spine, single line gilt border to boards and spine, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. This edition is limitedto fifty copies signed and numbered by the author, this being no. 47. Chap ters: 1. The Origin and Spread of Mosaic; 2. The Characteristics and Technique of Classical and Christian Mosaics; 3. Hellenistic and Roman Mosaics; 4. Roman Mosaics from the Fourth to the Seventh Centuries; 5. The Mosaics ofRavenna; 6. Other Early Mosaics to the Seventh Century; 7. The Seventh and Eighth Centuries; 8. The Roman School of the Ninth Century; 9. The Elevent h Century in the Near East; 10. Sicilian Mosaics; 11. Venetian and Florentine Mosaics; 12. Roman Mosaics of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries; 13. The Fourteenth Century; 14. From the Renaissance to the Nineteenth Century;15. Nineteenth Century and Modern Mosaics. With Notes, Bibliography, Gloss ary and Index. A general light soiling to the vellum, some minor rubbing tothe gilt, slight fading to the dentelles at the fore-edge, owner's name to the first blank, else a very good copy. 250.00

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68 Antiques - Smithsonian) Cooper-Hewitt Museum Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques. 15 vols in dj
Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design, 1979, 
(Antiques - Smithsonian). Prepared by The Cooper-Hewitt Museum Written by various authors. The Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques. In FifteenVolumes. N. pl.: The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design, 1979-1983. Pp. 127, approx. in all volumes with numerous colour plates and black & white photographs. 4to, paper covered boards, cloth spines with gilt lettering to front and spine. Titles include: Furniture 1: Prehistoric Through Rococo; Needlework; Oriental Rugs; Porcelain; Clocks; Glass; Prints; Jewelry; Furniture 2: Neoclassic to the Present; Silver; Pottery; Toys & Games; Miniatures; Boxes; Enamels. Small sticker to ffep, else vg in djs ( occasional narrow band of browning to top edges, one or two small bumps). forthe set 250.00

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69 Antiques) Decorated Nova Scotia Furnishings
(Antiques - Exhibition Catalogue). Decorated Nova Scotia Furnishings, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 5 - August 6, 1978. Pp (2),1-36,(2). Illustrated. 4to, card covers. Vg. 30.00

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70 APPIGNANESI, Lisa (ed.). DERRIDA, Jacques LYOTARD, Jean-Francois Postmodernism : ICA Documents 4 / ICA Documents 5.
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 1986, ISBN:0905263952 
APPIGNANESI, Lisa, (ed.). Postmodernism : ICA Documents 4 / ICA Documents 5. (London : Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1986). Pp 1-72. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, black and grey card covers, lettered in yellow and white.Contents : ICA Documents 4 Postmodernism : Introduction: The Question of P ostmodernism (by Geoff Bennington); Defining the Postmodern (by Jean-Francois Lyotard); On the Sublime (by Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe); Complexity and the Sublime (by Jean-Frangois Lyotard); From Post-Structuralism to Postmodernity (by Peter Dews); Spider and Bee (by J.G. Merquior); In the Empire of the Gaze (by Martin Jay); Some Reflections on Postmodernism and Architecture(by Kenneth Frampton); Architecture and the Postmodern Condition (by Demet ri Porphyrios); A Response to Kenneth Frampton (by Jean-Francois Lyotard); Revising Modernism, Representing Postmodernism (by Michael Newman); Television and Postmodernism (by John Wyver); Postmodernism and Popular Culture (by Angela McRobbie); A Note on Popular Culture (by Jean-Francois Lyotard). ICA Documents 5 : Names: Proper and Improper (by Rene Major); The Role of the Intellectuals in France (by Jacques Leenhardt); On Colleges and Philosophy (by Jacques Derrida). Some edgewear, else very good. 25.00

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71 APPLETON, Thomas E. APPLETON, Thomas E. Sambro Marine Collection : A Selection of Drawings by Thomas E. Appleton
Hotel Nova Scotian, Halifax , 1975, 
APPLETON, Thomas E. The Sambro Marine Collection : A Selection of Drawings by Thomas E. Appleton. Halifax : Hotel Nova Scotian, (1975). Pp (11 leaves). Oblong 8vo, spiral bound card covers. Very good. 15.00

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72 APRESYAN, Z. Freedom and the Artist. First Printing, paperback
Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1968, 
APRESYAN, Z. Freedom and the Artist. Moscow : Progress Publishers, (1968). First Printing. Pp (6),7-[254],(2),+ 16 pp plates. Smal 8vo (pocketbook), illustrated white card covers with French flaps, lettered in black and grey.[Translated from the Russian by Bernard Meares]. Contents : Introduction; Necessity and the Artist's Freedom; The "Right of the "Subject"; The Impossibility of the Artist's Independence from Society. Rubbed, spine browned, spine ends nicked, else very good. 30.00

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73 ARBER, Peggy [et al] Vancouver Island Invitational 1980 / Printmakers : December 11, 1980 - January 11, 1981
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, 1980, ISBN:088885045x 
ARBER, Peggy [et al]. Vancouver Island Invitational 1980 / Printmakers : December 11, 1980 - January 11, 1981. (Victoria) : Art Gallelry of Greater Victoria, 1980. Pp (12). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, white stapled card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Introduction (by Greg Bellerby); Peggy Arber,Gwen Curry, Flemming Jorgensen, Joyce Malloch, Yves Vial [biography, exhib itions, exhibitions list, and artist's statement for each artist]. Very good. 15.00

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74 ARBUS, Diane SOUTHALL, Thomas W. ARBUS, Doon ISRAEL, Marvin Diane Arbus : Magazine Work, in dj
Aperture, Millerton, N.Y., 1984, ISBN:0893811580 
ARBUS, Diane. Diane Arbus : Magazine Work. With texts by Diane Arbus. Essayby Thomas W. Southall. Edited by Don Arbus and Marvin Israel. (Millerton, N.Y.) : Aperture, (1984). Pp (7),8-175,(1). Illustrated in Black-and-White.4to, illustrated grey paper covered boards, black lettering to spine. "Dia ne Arbus: Magazine Work, 1960-1971" is an exhibition of seventy-five photographs originated by the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, and organized by Thomas W. Southall, curator of photography." (from copyright page at rear). The exhibition toured from January1984 to March 1986. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES MAY BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in price-clipped dustjacket with tear to bottom front fl ap. 40.00

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75 Archaeological Society of Alberta Project Number 20. Story on Stone
Archaeological Society of Alberta, Lethbridge Centre, 1980, 
Archaeological Society of Alberta. Story on Stone : A Photographic Record of Rock Art in the Southern Alberta Area Surrounding the City of Lethbridge.(Lethbridge, Alberta): The Archaeological Society of Alberta, Lethbridge C entre, 1980. Pp 76. 4to, stapled card covers. Project Number 20. Vg. 15.00

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76 ARCHER, W. G. Ethical and Religious Classics of East and West No. 18) Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry. in dj
George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1957, 
ARCHER, W. G. The Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry. L: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., (1957). Illustrated with 39 plates with accompanying text. Coloured frontis. 8vo, maroon cloth, silver titles to spine. Ethical and Religious Classics of East and West No. 18. Tail of spine fraying with a narrow line of sunning, top edges worn, a few faint marks to rear cloth, previous owner's name to title page, else vg in price-clipped dj (inkstamp to front flap, some minor wear to edges, corners bumped, rear panel rubbed). 40.00

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Sixpence for the Wind : A Knot of Nautical Folklore. First Edition, ARCHIBALD, Malcolm ADAMS, Sarah Jane
77 ARCHIBALD, Malcolm ADAMS, Sarah Jane Sixpence for the Wind : A Knot of Nautical Folklore. First Edition
Whittles Publishing, Caithness, Scotland, 1999, ISBN:1870325575 1999 1870325575 / 9781870325578 
ARCHIBALD, Malcolm. Sixpence for the Wind : A Knot of Nautical Folklore. With pen and ink drawings by Sarah Jane Adams. (Latheronwheel, Caithness, Scotland) : Whittles Publishing, (1999). First Edition. Pp. (3),iv-viii,(2),3-143,(1). Illustrated. 8vo,art-illustrated blue card covers with grey spine.

"Sixpence for the Wind is an introduction to the hugely untapped field of sea lore, the collected wisdom amd superstition of seafarers

A creator of colourful characters, seafaring has a vast and fascinating history where every voyage could be an adventure. Sixpence for the Wind captures a fragment of that character and adventure, and records some or the fast-fading knowledge. The sea has always contained an element of mystery, from the beckoning horizon to the wonder of the creatures beneath the waves. Man has created monsters from the unknown, and gods from the dark recesses of his own mind. Some lie within the pages of Sixpence for the Wind, waiting to reveal their secrets." - from the rear cover.

Contents :
1. Brass Monkeys and Swinging Cats.
2. The Non-existent.
3. Sea Monsters.
4. The Pirates.
5. Famous Ships.
6. Mermaids.
7. Nicknames.
8. Women at Sea.
9. Neptune, Nereids and a Master Carpenter.
10. The Greenlandsmen.
11. Pressing Jack.
12. The Survivors.
13. Fighting Seamen.
14. Fast Ships.
15. The Explorers.
16. Ghostly Ships and the Devil Sea.
17. Stormy Places.
18. The Superstitious Seaman.
19. Blood Boats and Bucko Mates.
20. Drink and the Seaman.

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78 ARCHIBALD, Samuel. WINKLER, Donald, trans. Biblioasis International Translation series. Arvida. Stories. Signed Paperback.
Biblioasis, Windsor, Ontario, 2015, ISBN:9781771960427 
ARCHIBALD, Samuel. Arvida. Stories. Translated from the French by Donald Winkler. Windsor, Ontario : Biblioasis, (2015). Second Printing. Pp. (8),9-213,(3). 8vo, art-illustrated black card covers with grey lettering to front cover and spine. A volume in the Biblioasis International Translation series. General editor: Stephen Henighan. Shortlisted for the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize. "Like a Proust-obsessed Cormac McCarthy, Samuel Archibald's portrait of his hometown is filled with innocent children and wild beasts, attempted murder and ritual mutilation, haunted houses and road trips to nowhere, bad men and mysterious women. Gothic, fantastical, and incandescent, filled with stories of everyday wonder and terror, longing and love, 'Arvida'explores the line which separates memory from story, and heralds the arriv al of an important new voice." - from the rear cover. Includes the following stories: "My Father and Proust [Arvida I]", "Antigonish", "Cryptozoology", "In the Midst of the Spiders", "America", "In the Fields of the Lord [Blood Sisters I]", "A Mirror in the Mirror", "The Animal [Blood Sisters II]", "Jigai", "Paris in the Rain [Blood Sisters III]", "The Centre of Leisure and Forgetfulness [Arvida II]", "The Last-Born", "House-Bound", and "Madeleines [Arvida III]". Very good. Signed by the author on the half-title page. 20.00

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79 Architectural Review Van COURT, Robert H. Architectural Review. Volume10, Number 1 to 6, January to June 1920
Architectural Review, New York , 1920, 
(Architectural Review). The Architectural Review. Volume X, Number 1 to 6, January to June 1920. New York : The Architectural Review, 1920. Pp (4),1-192,(2),+ 102 full-page plates (2 folding). Text Illustrations. Double Column. 4to, black half-leather, black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. A profusely illustrated architectural magazine (photographs and plans). Sample of contents : United States Army Supply Base, Brooklyn, New York City (pp1-4); Colonial Houses at Annapolis (pp 69-72); The Art of Stained Glass, b y Robert H. Van Court, Part I (pp 137-40) and Part II (pp 169-171, 192); and much more. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TO THIS VOLUME'S WEIGHT. Wear to spine and corners, cloth rubbed, front outer hinge cracked, else good to very good. 75.00

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80 ARDMAN, Harvey Normandie : Her Life and Times. First Edition in dustjacket
Franklin Watts, New York, 1985, ISBN:0531097846 
ARDMAN, Harvey. Normandie : Her Life and Times. New York : Franklin Watts, 1985. First Printing. Pp (12),[1]-435,(1) + 24 pages of b&w photos. 8vo, blue paper-covered boards, copper and metallic blue lettering to spine. "Normandie ! Never has a ship so beautiful ssailed the seas. Not only was she the largest, the fastest, and the most technologically advanced ocean liner of her time, she was the last word in elegance - a "floating palace" — the "queen" of the thirties. Now, on the fiftieth anniversary of her launch, Harvey Ardman has told the many stones of Normandie : the determination that brought her to life from the aeptns of the Depression; the scientific breakthroughs that made possible her size and speed; her bold and imaginative designers; the remarkable artistic achievement that made her the last great expression of Art Deco and the most sumptuously decorated vessel ot her time;her rivalry with the Queen Mary and the super sporting events from which s he emerged the winner of The Blue Ribbon of the Atlantic three times; the men and women — the rich, the beautiful, and the famous who traveled aboard her when ships were the only way to cross; the role she played in the events of her time and the events themselves; and her much lamented, tragic end on American shores where she may have been a foreigner but one greatly loved and admired. Not only does Ardman alter and add to what is generally known about Normandie, he corrects the errors perpetuated over the decades and provides surprises for ship buffs and general readers alike. A long overduetribute complete with black and white photographs and eye-witness accounts , here is lively social history married with verve and scholarship to the biography of a great lady, Normandie ! " - from the jacket. Preface; Chapters : 1. October 29, 1932; 2. Setting the Stage; 3. The Unlikely Partnership;4. A Superliner Comes to Life; 5. Fitting Out; 6. The Art Deco Ship; 7. In auguration of a Queen; 8. Run for the Ribbon; 9. An American Welcome; 10. The Perfect Ship; 11. Challenge from a Queen; 12. Life on the Atlantic; 13. Our Last Year of "Peace"; 14. The End of Optimism; 15. At the Mercy of Strangers; 16. Getting Ready for War; 17. Fate Decides; 18. Her Future in Doubt; 19. Gullivar vs. the Lilliputians; 20. Destination Unknown; 21. The Normandie Legend. With index. Small stain to front board, else very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 35.00

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