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Image for Ontario Fraktur - A Pennsylvania-German Folk Tradition in Early Canada

Ontario Fraktur - A Pennsylvania-German Folk Tradition in Early Canada

By: Bird, Michael S.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, M. F. Feheley Publishers: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18177

ISBN: 0919880088

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows some wear to extremities and rubbing along spine. ; A bright solid, book, DJ in Mylar. ; 144 pages; "This is the first serious study done in Canada of Fraktur, a rich tradition of folk art having its beginnings in Medieval Europe and brought to North America by Germanic settlers fleeing religious persecution. The art of manuscript illumination attained its most exuberant form of expression among the Germanic communities of Pennsylvania in the 18th and 19th centuries. Michael Bird examines in detail the major teaching groups who practiced at that time and discusses the tradition a... View more info

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Onley's Arctic Diaries and Paintings of the High Arctic

By: Onley, Toni

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Douglas & McIntyre: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17947

ISBN: 088894666X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Very light shelfwear to DJ and boards. ; A bright, solid book, dj is clean and crisp. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Color Illustrations; 164 pages; "Toni Onley was a Manx painter noted for his landscapes and abstract works. Born in Douglas on the Isle of Man, he moved to Canada in 1948, and lived in Brantford, Ontario.Among his works are many watercolours depicting the northern Canadian landscape. Onley painted natural subjects according to his view to create beautiful landscapes in the Canadian tradition. Icebergs, trees, water and coasts are the prominent features in these ... View more info

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Mind's I; Poems and Drawings

By: Shadbolt, Jack

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, McClelland and Stewart: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 11830

ISBN: 0771081170

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Illustrator; Light chipping to extremities of DJ ; Inscribed by Shadbolt to 'Joe' (also an artist) on blank page facing half title page. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 111 pages; "The book contains all of Shadbolt's poems from the 1930's to the present, with some revised versions; they are accompanied by thirty-five black-and-white illustrations, some of them double page" View more info

The Alma Mater Society Art Collection

By: The Alma Matter Society Art Collection

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, University of British Columbia: 1988

Seller ID: 14478

Condition: Very Good+


Only slight wear; Laid in is an invitation to view this exhibition on its fortieth anniversary Oct 3 1988.; Trade PB; 64 pages View more info

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O SIYAM Aboriginal Art Inspired by the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games/O Siyam: L'art autochtone inspiré par les jeux olympiques et paralympiques d'hiver de 2010

By: VANOC (Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games)

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Mississauga, ON, Wiley: 2009

Seller ID: 14401

ISBN: 047016154X

Condition: Near Fine


A bright, solid book, as new. Number line 1-5. ; Trade PB; Color Illustrations; 0.5 x 10.3 x 8.3 Inches; 144 pages; O Siyam showcases the enormous diversity of Canadian Aboriginal art with full-colour images, descriptive text and critical commentary. This beautiful, collector's edition highlights the importance and relevance of Canada's Aboriginal artists in an exhibition of unprecedented scope. Much of the commissioned art will be on permanent display at competition and non-competition Olympic and Paralympic Winter venues after the 2010 Games. Artwork featured in the book will vary from the ... View more info