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Boney, Knowles
This scholarly reference work includes a history of Liverpool porcelain manufacture and its manufacturers and contains 50 plates of porcelain types. 223pp.
Portman Press, 1989, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . D/J in Protective Wrapper. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0713461896
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Inventory #24007
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Butcher, Alan D.
Artist Frances Gage, born in 1924 in Windsor, experienced both artistic recognition and acute despair in her life, yet she flourished in her work and as part of the contemporary Toronto art scene. A friend of Frances Loring and Florence Wyle, she developed a greater connection with the Group of Seven, working closely with Frederick Varley and producing reliefs of both him and A Y Jackson while working in Tom Thomson's shack. Frances remained focused and positive and became a successful sculptor, creating more than five hundred works of art. Still, even though she achieved the dream she strove toward during all the years of struggle, she discovered that the Dante-like Paradise she had sought and gained was instead the poet's Inferno in disguise. Her correspondence, as referenced in this remarkable biography, bears out this insight in a life often marked by unsatisfying triumph over tragedy. It presents a candid view of one of Canada's most fascinating artists of the twentieth century. 263pp.
Dundurn Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781554884230
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Inventory #27391
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Editor Tilden, Jill
This volume explores the rich diversity of Asian art. The range of subjects examined includes silk in China under the Northern Song, Indonesian royal and ethnic gold, Islamic arhcitecture in the Deccan, a Persian manuscript of Sa'di's "Gulistan", Khmer sculpture and Mughal red-ground "grotesque" carpets. It highlights the complex interactions of Far and Near Eastern traditions as artistic and religious ideas were transmitted first along the Silk Road, and then as a result of the extensive conquests of Genghis Khan and Timur. The book forms part of the "Hali Annual" series which presents essays on Asian art.198pp.Plus adverts. N.B. Scuff mark to front D/J.
Hali Publications Limited, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Fine. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 1898113203
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Inventory #19204
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Suckling, Nigel
N.B. Some light marks to D/J. Head and tail of spine slightly bumped. 159pp.
Dragon's World Ltd, 1987, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1850280355
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Inventory #24082
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Griset, Ernest; Lambourne, Lionel
Signed 'Very Best Wishes. Lionel Lambourne' on title page. N.B. Very slight fading to covers. 88pp.
Thames & Hudson, 1979, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Signed Copy. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0500271607
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Inventory #26797
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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