Previously Sold Works

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Collection of Canadian National Exhibition Catalogues and Art Gallery of Toronto Exhibition Catalogue
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Collection of Canadian National Exhibition Catalogues and Art Gallery of Toronto Exhibition Catalogue

6 catalogues
1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; The Art Gallery of Toronto Exhibition Catalogue, November 1929
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Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $780.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Selection of Books, Pamphlets and Reference Material related to Canadian Art History
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Selection of Books, Pamphlets and Reference Material related to Canadian Art History

books
“Landmarks of Canadian Art” (Peter Mellan, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1978); “Great Canadian Painting: A Century of Art” (Elizabeth Kilbourn, The Canadian Centennial Publishing Co. Ltd., 1966); “The History of Painting in Canada: Toward a people’s art” (Barry Lord, NC Press, 1974); “Canadian Painting: 1850-1950” (The National Gallery of Canada, 1967 (2)); “Images for a Canadian Heritage” (Doris Shadbolt, The Vancouver Art Gallery, 1966); “Three Hundred Years of Canadian Art: An Exhibition Arranged in Celebration of the Centenary of Confederation” (R.H. Hubbard and J.R. Ostiguy, The National Gallery of Canada, 1967); The National Gallery of Canada Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture: Volume III: Canadian School” (R.H. Hubbard, The National Gallery of Canada, 1960); “The J.S. McLean Collection of Canadian Painting” (The Art Gallery of Ontario, 1968); “Painting in Canada: A History” (Russell Harper, UNiversity of Toronto Press, 1966, inscribed by author on cover page); “The Development of Canadian Art” (R.H. Hubbard, The National Gallery of Canada, 1963); “Painters of Quebec: Maurice and Andree Corbeil Collection” (National Gallery of Canada, 1973); “Pictures from the Douglas M. Duncan Collection” (Frances Duncan Barwick, University of Toronto Press, 1975); “Canadian Art” (Graham McInnes, The MacMillan Company of Canada Limited, 1950); “20th Century Canadian Drawings” (The Gallery Stratford, 1979); “Breaking Barriers: Eric Brown and the National Gallery” ( F. Maud Brown, The Society for Art Publications,1964); “Canadian Art 69” (Issue 17:4 July 1960); “A Dictionary of Canadian Artists” (Volumes 1, 3-5, Colin S. MacDonald, Canadian Paperback Publishings, 1967); Selection of Newspaper clippings and weekend publications
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Auction Estimate: $100.00$75.00 - $100.00
Price Realized $708.00
Sale date: February 21st 2018

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Memoirs of an Art Dealer (Volumes 1 and 2)
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Memoirs of an Art Dealer (Volumes 1 and 2)

two books and two drawings
- “Volume One” (McLelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1979); signed by Blair Laing and numbered 52/105; suede cover and within the original slipcover; Accompanied by an original drawing by Horatio Walker (sheet size 7.25 x 4 ins); inscribed “Estate of Horatio Walker, certified by his niece Olive C. Petty”,“349” and “Es- 1305” on the reverse; drawing affixed to inside frontispiece;

- “Volume Two” (McLelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1982); signed by Blair Laing and numbered 52/105; suede cover and within the original slipcover; Accompanied by an original drawing by Edward D. Nares “York Redoubt” housed in a portfolio (signed, titled and inscribed “July 24th” lower left, sheet size 7.5 ins x 10.5 ins [matted]); signed by Blair Laing and titled on a label on the reverse of the matting
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Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $720.00
Sale date: July 20th 2021

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Toronto Art League 1900 Calendar; Toronto Art League Calendar 1901; Exposition d’art Canadien 1927
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Toronto Art League 1900 Calendar; Toronto Art League Calendar 1901; Exposition d’art Canadien 1927


“Toronto Art League 1900 Calendar” and “Toronto Art League Calendar 1901” (Designed by the Toronto Art League, George N. Morang & Company Limited Publishers); “Exposition d’art Canadien” (Musee du jeu du paume, Paris, April 10 to May 10, 1927)
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Auction Estimate: $75.00$50.00 - $75.00
Price Realized $649.00
Sale date: February 21st 2018

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Forty Miscellaneous Artist Exhibition Catalogues
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Forty Miscellaneous Artist Exhibition Catalogues

forty catalogues
“Collection 2003-2004” (Galerie Lacroix, 2003);
“Charles Comfort Paintings and Watercolours of the 1920s and ‘30s” (Laing Galleries, 1969);
“Alan C. Collier” (Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 1971):
“Fritz Brandtner 1896-1969” (Sir George Williams University, 1971-2);
“Walter Bachinski” (Mount Saint Vincent University, 1972);
“Bertram Brooker 1888-1955” (The Morris Gallery, 1971);
Borduas et les automatistes Montreal 1942-1955” (Museè des Quèbec, 1971);
“Jack Bush The Decade of Discovery 1952-1962” (Miriam Shiell Fine Art, 1996);
“William Blair Bruce 1859-1906” (The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 1975);
Four copies of “Borduas and Other Rebels” (Galerie Dresdnere, 1988);
“Canadian Art 70, Vol. XVII, No. 5., September 1960”;
“Aba Bayefsky Paintings, Drawings and Graphics, 2006 exhibition poster”;
“William Henry Clapp” (Lake Gallery, n.d.);
“Jack Bush: Paintings and Drawings 1955-1976” (Arts Council of Great Britain, 1980);
“Caroline and Frank Armington” (Montreal Print Collections Society, n.d.);
“Francois Beaudry Dominion Galerie Invitation, 1990”
Six copies of “Bachinski: A Decade” (Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, 1976);
“Marcel Barbeau works from 1957-1989” (Kaspar Gallery, 1989);
“Chester’s Barn” (Lindee Climo, 1983);
“Casson Retrospective” (McMaster University Art Gallery, 1971);
“Alex Colville” (Marlborough Fine Art, 1970);
“A.J. Casson” (Gray, Rand, Steen, 1976);
“Alex Colville” (Fisher Fine Art Limited, n.d.);
“Alex Colville” (Banfer Gallery, 1963);
“The Stuff Dreams Are Made of: The Art and Design of Frederick and Louise Coates” (University of Toronto Library, 1997);
“Paul-Emile Borduas 1905-1960” (The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1962);
Four copies of “François Beaudry” (Galerie Dominion, 1990);
Three copies of “Miller Brittain Retrospective” (Galerie Dresdnere, 1975);

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Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $590.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Collection of Canadian National Exhibition Catalogues
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Collection of Canadian National Exhibition Catalogues

six catalogues
1916; 1917; 1918; 1921; 1922; 1923
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Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by  Books and Reference, A Dictionary of Canadian Artists Vol. 1-8 Part 1
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
A Dictionary of Canadian Artists Vol. 1-8 Part 1

8 books
Full listing within cataloguing details
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Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Thirty-Two Exhibition Catalogues and Art Journals
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Thirty-Two Exhibition Catalogues and Art Journals

catalogues and journals
“47th Annual Water Color and Print Exhibition” (Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1949);
“Paintings and Prints” (University of New Brunswick, 1954) - 4 copies;
“Paintings by Old and Modern Masters” (University of New Brunswick, 1955) - 4 copies;
“Constitution and By-Laws” (Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, 1952);
“Maurice Cullen” (Romain Gour, 1952);
“Albert H. Robinson: The Painter’s Painter” (Thomas R. Lee, 1956);
“Henri Masson”;
“First Biennial Exhibition of Canadian Painting” (National Gallery of Canada, 1955);
“Exhibition of Contemporary British Painting” (National Gallery of Canada, 1935);
“Exhibition of Canadian Art, New York World’s Fair” (National Gallery of Canada, 1939);
“Paintings from the Collection of John A. MacAulay” (National Gallery of Canada, 1954);
“Canadian Water Colours” (National Gallery of Canada, 1948);
“Arthur Lismer” (E.R. Hunter, 1946);
“Canadian Review of Music and Art” (Vol. 3 - No. 5 ,6; 1944);
“Canadian Review of Music and Art” (Vol. 5 - No. 4 ,5; 1946);
“Canadian Review of Music and Art” (Vol. 5 - No. 6 ,7; 1947);
“Canadian Art” (Vol. VIII - No. 3, 1951);
“Canadian Art” (Vol. XII - No. 1, 1954);
“Canadian Art” (Vol. XII - No. 3, 1955);
“The Diary of Daniel Fowler” (Thomas R. Lee, 1843);
“Maritime Art” (Vol. 1 - No. 4, 1941);
“Maritime Art” (Vol. 2 - No. 2, 1941);
“Maritime Art” (Vol. 2 - No. 5, 1942);
“Maritime Art” (Vol. 2 - No. 4, 1942);
“The Canadian Graphic Art Year Books” (Ryerson Press, 1931)


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Auction Estimate: $500.00$400.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $561.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, 23 Canadian Art Reference Books and Materials
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
23 Canadian Art Reference Books and Materials

23 books and publications
- ”Jean Paul Riopelle” (Robert Miller Gallery, New York, 2005);
- ”Pellan” (Donald W. Buchanan, The Gallery of Canadian Art: 4, McLelland and Stewart Ltd., 1962);
- ”Harold Town: Works on Paper 1952-1987” (David Burnett, Canada House Cultural Centre, London, 1987);
- ”Mary and Christopher Pratt” (Jane Lind, Canadian Artist Series, Douglas & McIntrye, Vancouver/Toronto, 1989);
- ”Christopher Pratt” (Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, 1970);
- ”D.P. Brown” (Kaspar Gallery, Toronto, 1982);
- ”Joseph Drapell: Ten Years 1973-1983” (Art Gallery of WIndsor, Windsor, 1984);
- ”Uprooted: The Life and Art of Ernest Lindner” (Terrence Heath, Fifth House, Saskatoon, 1983);
- “Bruno Côté: A Man in his World” (Galerie D’Art Vincent, Ottawa, 2005);
- ”Jack Chambers” (The Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver and Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 1970);
- ”Dennis Burton: Retrospective” (The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, 1977-78);
- ”Fred S. Haines 1879-1960” (John A. Libby Fine Art, Toronto);
- ”The Isabel McLaughlin Gift” (Joan Murray, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, 1987);
- ”Antoine Bittar” (Galerie D’Art Vincent, Ottawa, 2005);
- ”W.P. Weston” (The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, 1980);
- ”Barry McCarthy” (MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario, 1986);
- ”Jack Humphrey” (Beaverbrook Art Gallery);
- ”Maxwell Bates in Retrospect 1921-1971” (travelling exhibition, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, 1973);
- ”John Meredith: A Retrospective” (Kaspar Gallery, Toronto, 1991);
- ”Jack Shadbolt: Early Watercolours” (Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, 1980);
- ”Bachinski: A Decade” (Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener-Waterloo, 1976);
- “Hortense M. Gordon: A Dedicated Life” (Thames Art Gallery, Chatham Cultural Centre, Chatham, 1993-94);
- ”Grenfell Mats” (Hudson River Press, New York, 1994);
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Auction Estimate: $175.00$125.00 - $175.00
Price Realized $561.00
Sale date: September 29th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Paul Duval, “Barker Fairley”; Barker Fairley Two “Untitled” lithographs
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Paul Duval, “Barker Fairley”; Barker Fairley Two “Untitled” lithographs

book with two lithographs
Paul Duval, “Barker Fairley”, Marianne Friedland Gallery Limited, 1980; signed by Barker Fairley and Paul Duval on inside front page; includes 2 untitled lithographs (each signed and numbered AP 10/25, each 11.5 ins x 11 ins (sheet size)); enclosed in front pages; in original case; each unframed
11.5 x 11 ins ( 29.2 x 27.9 cms ) ( sheet size )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $531.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Twenty Miscellaneous Canadian Group of Painters/Canadian Art Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Twenty Miscellaneous Canadian Group of Painters/Canadian Art Reference Books

books
“Milne” (Alan Jarvis, 1962);
“David Milne” (Galerie Godard Lefort, 1971);
“W.P. Weston” (Heffel Gallery Limited, 1991);
“E. Lindner” (Banfer Gallery, 1965);
“Lyman” (Paul Dumas, 1944);
“Jack Bush The Early Years” (Miriam Shiell Fine Art, 2004);
“M. Cullen” (The Art Gallery of Hamilton, 1956);
“Jock Macdonald” (Roberts Gallery, 1962);
“Catalogue of Memorial Exhibitions of the Work of Clarence Gagnon, J.W. Beatty” (The Art Gallery of Toronto, 1942 - 2 copies;
“E. Lindner A Retrospective Exhibition” (Mendel Art Gallery, n.d.);
“Lyman” (Dominion Gallery, n.d.);
“E. Lindner Drawings 1869-1972” (The Saskatoon Gallery and Conservatory Corporation, n.d.);
“John Lyman 1886-1967” (Louis Dompierre, 1986);
“Jock Macdonald Retrospective 1969-1970” (The National Gallery of Canada, 1968-69);
“Arthur Shilling” (Thunder Bay National Exhibition Centre and Centre for Indian Art, 1986);
“L.A.C. Panton 1894-1954” (The Hart House Art Gallery, University of Toronto, 1974);
“Towards a Lyrical Abstraction: The Art of L.A.C. Panton” (Christine Boyanoski, 1990);
“Barry McCarthy: The Inner Atlantic” (The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, 1995);
“Doris McCarthy, Feast of Incarnation Paintings 1929-1989” (Stratford Gallery, 1991);
“Stanley Royle 1888-1961” (Patrick Condon Laurette, 1989);
“G. Roberts” (James Borcoman, 969)
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $531.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Mary Pratt
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Mary Pratt

book and lithograph
“Mary Pratt” (Mary Pratt, Sandra Gwyn and Gerta Moray, McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, Toronto/Montreal, 1989); signed by the artist and numbered “49” on a label on the frontispage;
sold together with “Strawberry Shortcake” (colour lithograph, signed, titled, numbered 49/75 and dated 1989 in pencil in the margin, 10.75 x 10.75 inches (sheet));
unframed; all housed in original slipcase
10.75 x 10.75 ins ( 27.3 x 27.3 cms ) ( lithograph )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $531.00
Sale date: June 23rd 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Collection of Canadian National Exhibition Catalogues
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Collection of Canadian National Exhibition Catalogues

nine catalogues
1930; 1931; 1932; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $540.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Selection of 19 Books and Pamphlets related to the Group of Seven
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Selection of 19 Books and Pamphlets related to the Group of Seven

books
The Group of Seven” (Peter Mellen, 1970); The Tangled Garden: The Art of J.E.H. MacDonald” (Paul Duval, 1978); “Frederick H. Varley” (Peter Varley, introduction by Joyce Zemans, 1983); “Bright Land: A Warm Look at Arthur Lismer” (Lois Darroch, 1981); “Lawren Harris” (Edited by Bess Harris and R.G.P. Colgrove, 1969); “Arthur Lismer’s Pen and Pencil: A Border of Beauty” (Marjorie Lismer Bridges, 1977); “Le Goupe des Sept: The Group of Seven: A Bibliography of the Group of Seven” (Dennis Reid, 1970) (2); “A Bibliography of the Group of Seven” (Dennis Reid, 1971); “Lawren S. Harris: Urban Scenes and Wilderness Landscapes 1906-1930” (Jeremy Adamson, 1978); “September Gale: A Study of Arthur Lismer of the Group of Seven” (John A.B. McLeish, 1955); “A Canadian Art Movement: The Story of the Group of Seven” (F.B. Housser, 1926); “Lawren Harris: Paintings 1910-1948” (Art Gallery of Toronto, 1948); “Arthur Lismer: Paintings 1913-1949” (Art Gallery of Toronto, 1950); “F.H. Varley: Paintings 1915-1954” (Art Gallery of Toronto 1955); “Canadian Picture Study” (Arthur Lismer, 1940); “Arthur Lismer” (Robert Ayer, n.d.); “The Group of Seven” Commemorative postage stamps in original booklet and envelope; assorted postcards and small colour reproduction images of Group of Seven artworks
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $502.00
Sale date: February 21st 2018

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Sixteen Antique Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Sixteen Antique Books

books
“Women of Canada: Their Life and Work” (National Council of Women in Canada, 1900);
“The Fine Arts in Canada” (Newton MacTavish, 1925);
“Toronto of Old” (Henry Scadding, 1966);
“The Art & Craft of Drawing” (Vernon Blake, 1927; signed by Bertram Brooker and dated “Sept. 27” on the frontispiece);
“Canadian Art its origin & development” (William Colgate, 1943);
“The Year Book of Canadian Art 1913” (The Arts & Letters Club of Toronto 1913”;
“Algonquin Story” (Audrey Sanders, 1963, with accompanying maps all housed in slipcase);
“William Blair Bruce: Letters Home” (Joan Murray, 1982);
“A Canadian Art Movement” (F.B. Housser, 1974);
“Ars Longa” (Newton MacTavish, 1973);
“Breaking Barriers” (Maud Brown, 1964);
“A Study of Tom Thomson” (Blodwen Davies, 1935, signed by the author and signed by Bertram Brooker on inside cover);
“The Yearbook of Canadian Art 1913” (Arts and Letters Club of Toronto, 1913);
“Daffodils in Winter: Pagi Nicol MacLeod 1904-1949” (Joan Murray, 1984);
“Pause A Sketchbook” (Emily Carr, 1953);
“A Catalogue of The Sigmund Samuel Collection: Canadiana and Americana” (Charles W. Jefferys, 1948)
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Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $502.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020