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Flowers, Arthur;Curtis, Anthony;Neiman, Leroy
This coffee-table art book is one-of-a-kind. From hundreds of portrayals created over centuries by celebrated artists, such as Cezanne, Picasso, Munch, Leger, de la Tour, Remington, and Neiman, the best 120 were chosen to appear in this provocative visual documentation of the evolution of gambling. Much more than a compilation of subject-specific art, this book offers a scholarly look at the history of gaming. Each image is accompanied by a facing page of text, providing readers with a thumbnail sketch of the artist, then zeroing in on the image itself. The renderings, as seen through the artist's eye and preserved on canvas or in stone, serve as a form of 'photographic' chronicling that weaves a history of gambling through the ages - for the benefit of art lovers and gambling enthusiasts alike. 231pp. N.B. Tiny closed tear to bottom edge of front D/J.
Huntington Press, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0929712900
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Inventory #24901
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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73pp. N.B. Top edge of front cover slightly marked.
Wolseley Fine Arts, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1900833112
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Inventory #24242
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Clark, Kenneth
N.B. Heavy foxing to inside of D/J.Slight mark to bottom edge of rear board. Corners and head and tail of spine slightly bumped. Previous owners inscription on ffep. 199pp.
Rizzoli, 1980, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 084780318X
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Inventory #23498
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Harper, J. Russell
Since its first appearance in 1967, Russell Harper's classic study of Canadian painting has been recognized as the outstanding authority on the subject. This edition provides a comprehensive survey, generously illustrated, of three centuries of Canadian painting from its beginnings in the seventeenth century. Through a lively combination of entertaining anecdotes, descriptions of the cultural background, biographical accounts, and critical judgement, the reader comes to know intimately the artists, their paintings, and their environments. They allow the reader to see representative works from all periods, and provide a visual record of the cultural and social history of Canada. 463pp. N.B. Corners of covers creased. Rubbing to edges of covers and spine. Previous owners bookplate to front inside cover. Previous owners inscription to ffep and rear fep. Mark to inside cover.
University of Toronto Press, 1977, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0802063071
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Inventory #27325
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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Mason, Roger Burford
In this,the first biography of Franz Johnston,the author seeks to provide a guide to the life,work,and the times of this unjustly neglected,but influential figure in Canadian art and culture.100pp.
Dundurn Press, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1550023055
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Inventory #10397
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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