Previously Sold Works

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Assorted Art Gallery of Toronto Catalogues (1928-1936)
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Assorted Art Gallery of Toronto Catalogues (1928-1936)

eight catalogues
Catalogue of an Exhibition of Paintings Lent by the Phillips Memorial Gallery, Washington (November, 1928);
Catalogue of Six Exhibitions (Canadian Society of Graphic Art; Toronto Camera Club; Paul Manship; R. Tait McKenzie; Robert Holmes; Albrecht Dürer; April 13th to May 6th, 1928);
Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of Ninteenth Century Pictures by Foreign Artists (October, 1929);
Catalogue of an Exhibition of Paintings by Hayley Lever, Joseph Stella, Pieter Van Veen, Annual Exhibition of Canadian Society of Painter in Water Colour, Annual Exhibition of Society of Painter-Etchers, Photographs by Royal Photography Society (April, 1929);
Catalogue of Paintings and Prints by Dame Laura Knight, Sigurd Skou, Annual Exhibitions of Canadian Society of Graphic Art, Society of Painter-Etchers, and Toronto Camera Club (April, 1931);
Trends in European Painting from the XIIIth to the XXth Century (October 15th to November 15th, 1937);
Catalogue of the Twentieth Annual Exhibition of the Society of Canadian Painter-Etchers and Engravers, A Memorial Exhibition of Paintings by the Late T. Mower Martin, Second Canadian International Salon of Photographic Art (May, 1936);
Catalogue of Works by Senior Painters in Canada and Contemporary European Water Colours (January, 1937)
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Auction Estimate: $150.00$100.00 - $150.00
Price Realized $212.00
Sale date: December 12th 2018

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Paul-Émile Borduas; Morrice: The A.K. Prakash Collection in Trust to the Nation; 1920s Modernism in Montreal: The Beaver Hall Group; Jewish Painters and Modernity, Montreal 1930-1945; The Women of Beaver Hall
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Paul-Émile Borduas; Morrice: The A.K. Prakash Collection in Trust to the Nation; 1920s Modernism in Montreal: The Beaver Hall Group; Jewish Painters and Modernity, Montreal 1930-1945; The Women of Beaver Hall

five books
“Paul-Émile Borduas” (François-Marc Gagnon, Montreal, 1988); “1920s Modernism in Montreal: The Beaver Hall Group” (Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 2015); “Morrice: The A.K. Prakash Collection in Trust to the Nation” (Katerina Atanassova, Ottawa, 2017); “Jewish Painters and Modernity, Montreal 1930-1945” (Esther Trépanier, Montreal, 1987); “The Women of Beaver Hall” (Evelyn Walters, Toronto, 2005)
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Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $212.00
Sale date: February 20th 2019

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Collection of Publications on Canadian and International Artists (Including Hughes, Kurelek, Binning, among others)
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Collection of Publications on Canadian and International Artists (Including Hughes, Kurelek, Binning, among others)

twenty-three books
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Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $216.00
Sale date: August 17th 2021

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Collection of Publications on Art and Canadian Artists (Including Lyman, Morrice, Bellefleur, Varley, among others)
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Collection of Publications on Art and Canadian Artists (Including Lyman, Morrice, Bellefleur, Varley, among others)

fourteen books
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $216.00
Sale date: August 17th 2021

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Les moins de 35; Thépot; Marcel Barbeau-Le regard en fugue; Rita Letendre-The Montréal Years; Fernand Leduc de 1943 à 1985; The Automatiste Revolution; 16 Quebec Painters in their Milieu
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Les moins de 35; Thépot; Marcel Barbeau-Le regard en fugue; Rita Letendre-The Montréal Years; Fernand Leduc de 1943 à 1985; The Automatiste Revolution; 16 Quebec Painters in their Milieu

seven books
“Les moins de 35” (Quebec, 1973); “Thépot” (Collection Prisme, Paris, 1972); “Marcel Barbeau: Le regard en fugue (Carolle Gagnon & Ninon Gauthier, Québec, 1990); “Rita Letendre: The Montréal Years” (Concordia Art Gallery, Montreal, 1989); “Fernand Leduc de 1943 à 1985” (Paris, 1985); “The Automatiste Revolution” (Nasgaard & Ellenwood, Vancouver/Toronto/Berkeley, 2009); “16 Quebec Painters in their Milieu” (La Vie des Arts collection, Quebec, 1978)
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Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: December 12th 2018

Artwork by  Books and Reference, 150+ Exhibition Catalogues on Canadian Artist’s and Galleries
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
150+ Exhibition Catalogues on Canadian Artist’s and Galleries

catalogues
A collection of 150+ catalogues sold as group lot, folio and smaller; cloth or original wraps; various locations, circa 1930s-200s. Lot includes: A.H. Robson, “J.E.H. MacDonald, R.C.A.” Toronto, 1946; Donald Buchanan, “James Wilson Morrice”, Toronto, 1947; Maurice Barbeau, “Cornelius Krieghoff”, Toronto, 1948; Donald Buchanan, “Alfred Pellan”, Ottawa, 1962 (sold “as is” and is not subject to return)
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: June 26th 2019

Artwork by  Books and Reference, A Tale of Merlin the Billy Dog
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
A Tale of Merlin the Billy Dog

book
Anny Scoones, with illustrations by Molly Lamb Bobak, North Saanich, B.C., 2000; signed by Anny Scoones and Molly Lamb Bobak on inside front cover
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $125.00$75.00 - $125.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: July 16th 2019

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Victor Vasarely: Plastic Arts of the 20th Century
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Victor Vasarely: Plastic Arts of the 20th Century

book
Text and artwork by Victor Vasarely, Éditions du Griffon, Switzerland, 1969; hardcover book with colour and black and white illustrations and tipped-in Op-Art prints on acetate
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Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: September 17th 2019

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Five Indigenous and Inuit Art Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Five Indigenous and Inuit Art Reference Books

five books
“Singing Songs to the Spirit” (Heritage Stamp Collection, Canada Post, 1980);
“Eskimo - Plastik” (Henry Schaefer-Simmern, 1968);
“Indian Painting” (Philip S. Rawson, 1961);
“Early Indian Village Churches” (John Veillette, Gary White, 1977);
“Indian Art in America” (Frederick J. Dockstader, 1961)
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Paul Duval “Ken Danby”; Ken Danby “Looking In” lithograph
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Paul Duval “Ken Danby”; Ken Danby “Looking In” lithograph

book with colour serigraph
Paul Duval, “Ken Danby”, Gallery Moos Limited, Toronto, 1974; includes “Looking In” (colour serigraph (20 colours), signed, dated 1974 and numbered 6/25 in pencil in the lower margin, 11.75 ins x 11.75 (sheet)); presented within the original slipcase; unframed
11.75 x 11.75 ins ( 29.8 x 29.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Twenty-Seven Realist Art Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Twenty-Seven Realist Art Reference Books

books
“Fred Ross” (Galerie Dresdnere, Toronto, 1973);
“Christine Pflug” (Sarnia Public Library and Art Gallery, 1971);
“Christine Pflug” (The Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1966);
“John Hall’s Imitations of Life” (Nancy Tousley, 1989);
“Michael Thompson” (Gallery Moos, 1988);
“Four Ontario Realists” (The Art Gallery of Brant, 1976);
“Ivan Zadok Bray: Poetry and Truth” (Goldfish Contemporary Fine Art);
“Tom Forrestall” (Beaverbrook Art Gallery, 1972);
“Ken Danby” (Gallery Moos, 1967) - 2 copies;
“Ivan Eyre” (Mira Godard Gallery, 1978);
“Danby” (Gallery Moos, 1979) - 2 copies;
“Ken Danby” (Gallery Moos, 1989) - 4 copies;
“Ken Danby: The Graphic Work” (Art Gallery of Hamilton, 1989);
“Valerie Palmer” (Loch Gallery, 2012);
“Barry McCarthy: The Inner Atlantic” (The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, 1995, one signed by the artist) - 2 copies;
“Christine Pflug” (The Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1974);
“Christopher Pratt” (Galerie Godard Lefort, 1970);
“Hugh Mackenzie” (Morris Gallery, 1979);
“Richard Robertson: Works on Paper” (The Nickle Arts Museum of the University of Calgary, 1982);
“Aspects of Realism” (Rothmans, 1976);
“D.P. Brown, Ken Danby, Tom Forrestall, Christopher Pratt” (Pierre Boutin, 1974) - 2 copies



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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Eight Canadian Art Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Eight Canadian Art Reference Books

eight books
“Bill Reid” (Doris Shadbolt, Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver and Toronto, 1998);
“Kurelek Country” (William Kurelek, Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1975);
“Bellefleur: The Fervour of the Quest” (Guy Robert, Éditions Iconia, Montreal, 1988);
“Canadian Art: Selected Masters from Private Collections” (A.K. Prakash, Vincent Fortier Publishing, Ottawa and Toronto, 2003);
“Sorel Etrog: One Decade” (Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 1968);
“William Kurelek: The Polish Canadians” (Tundra Books, Montreal, 1981);
“Canadian Watercolours and Drawings in the Royal Ontario Museum” (Mary Allodi, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, 1974)
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, A Selection of Ten Canadian Art Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
A Selection of Ten Canadian Art Reference Books

ten books
- “Landscape into Art” (Kenneth Clark, John Murray, London, 1949);
- “Old Manors, Old Houses” (Historic Monuments Commission of the Province of Quebec, L.A. Proulx, 1927);
- “L’Ile D’Orleans” (Historic Monuments Commission of the Province of Quebec, L.A. Proulx, 1928);
- “Sigmund Samuel Collection: Canadiana and Americana” (Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1948);
- “Art et non finito” (Guy Robert, Editions France-Amerique, Montreal, 1984, signed by the author on the title page);
- “100 Masters: Only in Canada” (Stephen Borys, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2013);
- “Caroline and Frank Armington” (Janet Braide and Nancy Parke-Taylor, Art Gallery of Peel, 1990);
- “150 Years of Art in Manitoba” (The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, 1970);
- “The Face of Early Canada” (F. St. George Spendlove, The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1958);
- “W.H. Coverdale Collection of Canadiana” (Canadian Government Publishing Centre, 1983)
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, A Selection of Seven Books on Canadian Art
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
A Selection of Seven Books on Canadian Art

seven books
- “Landmarks of Canadian Art” (Peter Mellen, McClelland and Stewart Ltd., Toronto, 1978);
- “Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm” (Harold Town and David P. Silcox, McClelland and Stewart Ltd., Toronto, 1977);
- “Andre Bieler: An Artist’s Life and Times” (Frances K. Smith, Merritt Publishing Company Limited, Toronto/ Vancouver, signed by the authors and dated 1980 on the title page);
- “Barker Fairley: Portraits” (Gary Michael Dault, Methuen, Toronto, 1981, signed by Barker Fairley on the title page);
- “The Art of Mary Pratt: The Substance of Light” (Tom Smart, Goose Lane Editions, Toronto, 1995);
- “Colville” (David Burnett, Art Gallery of Ontario, McClelland and Stewart Ltd., Toronto, 1983);
- “Celebrating Life: The Art of Doris McCarthy” (William Moore and Stuart Reid, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Ontario, 1999, signed by Doris McCarthy on the cover page)
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: September 29th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Twenty Canadian Art Reference Publications
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Twenty Canadian Art Reference Publications

twenty books
Full listing within cataloguing details
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $210.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021