Previously Sold Works

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Five Canadian Artist Books (Including Milne, Morrisseau, Curnoe, Lemieux, Bobak)
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Five Canadian Artist Books (Including Milne, Morrisseau, Curnoe, Lemieux, Bobak)

five books
- “David Milne” (Ed. Ian Thom, Douglas and McIntyre, Vancouver, 1991);
- “Norval Morrisseau: Shaman Artist” (Greg Hill, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 2006);
- “Greg Curnoe” (Pierre Théberge, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1982);
- “Lemieux” (Guy Robert, translated by John David Allan, gage Publishing, Toronto, 1975);
- “Wildflowers of Canada: Impressions and Sketches of a Field Artist” (Molly Lamb Bobak, Pagurian Press Limited, Toronto, 1978) signed by the artist and numbered 30/250 on the title page and housed in the original slipcover;
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $288.00
Sale date: August 17th 2021

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Ontario Society of Artists exhibition catalogues (1922; 1923; 1926; 1937; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1951; 1955; 1957; 1961; 1962 & 1967)
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Ontario Society of Artists exhibition catalogues (1922; 1923; 1926; 1937; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1951; 1955; 1957; 1961; 1962 & 1967)

thirteen exhibition catalogues
O.S.A. Catalogue of the Fiftieth Exhibition (Toronto, 1922);
O.S.A Catalogue of the 51st Annual Exhibition (Toronto, 1923);
O.S.A. 44th Annual Exhibition (Toronto, 1926);
O.S.A. 65th Annual Exhibition (Toronto, 1937);
O.S.A. 73rd Annual Spring Exhibition (Toronto, 1945);
O.S.A. 74th Annual Spring Exhibition (Toronto, 1946);
O.S.A. 75th Annual Spring Exhibition (Toronto, 1947);
O.S.A. 79th Annual Exhibition (Toronto, 1951);
O.S.A. 83rd Annual Exhibition (Toronto, 1955);
O.S.A. 85th Annual Exhibition (Toronto, 1957);
O.S.A. 89th Annual Exhibition (Toronto, 1961);
O.S.A. 90th Annual Exhibition (Toronto, 1962);
O.S.A. 95th Annual Exhibition (Toronto, 1967)
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Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $271.00
Sale date: December 12th 2018

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Five Books on the Group of Seven and Canadian Art
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Five Books on the Group of Seven and Canadian Art

five books
- “A Border of Beauty: Arthur Lismer’s Pen and Pencil” (Marjorie Lismer Bridges, Red Rock Publishing, Toronto, 1977);
- “Group of Seven Drawings” (Paul Duval, Burns and MacEachern Limited, Toronto, 1965);
- “Canadian Art in the Twentieth Century” (Joan Murrau, Dundurn Press, Toronto, 1999);
- “The Group of Seven” (Peter Mellen, McLelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1970); housed in original slipcase;
- “The Tangled Garden: The Art of J.E.H. MacDonald” (Paul Duval, Cerebrus Prentice- Hall, Scarborough, 1978);
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $276.00
Sale date: August 17th 2021

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Ten Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Ten Books


“Helen McNicoll: A Canadian Impressionist” (Natalie Luckyj, 1999); “By a Lady: Celebrating Three Centuries of Art by Canadian Women” (Maria Tippett, 1992); “James Wilson Morrice: Painter of Light and Shadow” (Wayne Larsen, 2008); “John Lyman: 1886-1967” (Louise Dompierre, 1986); “Letters Home: 1859-1906: The Letters of William Blair Bruce” (Joan Murray [signed by author], 1982); “Arthur Dominique Rozaire: Poet with a Brush” (Katherine Halligan & Janet Blake, 1998); “Suzor-Cote” (Hugues de Jouvancourt, 1980); “Le Nu dans l’art au Quebec” (Jacques de Roussan, 1982); “F.S. Coburn: Beyond the Landscape” (Evelyn Lloyd Coburn, 1996); “Anne Savage: The Story of a Canadian Painter” (Anne McDougall, 1977).
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Auction Estimate: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00
Price Realized $270.00
Sale date: September 17th 2014

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


“One Man’s Obsession” (Robert McMichael, 1986); “Remembering Henri Masson: 50 Years of Painting” (Galerie d’Art Vincent, 2001); “The Best of The Group of Seven” (Joan Murray, with an Essay by Lawren Harris, 1984); “The Nude in Canadian Painting” (Jerrold Morris, 1972); “Memoirs of an Art Dealer” (G. Blair Laing, 1979); “Clarence Gagnon: Dreaming the Landscape” (Helene Sicotte & Michele Grandbois, 2006); “Paterson Ewen” (Ed. Matthew Teitelbaum, 1996); “Maurice Cullen” (Hugues de Jouvancourt, 1978).
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$250.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $270.00
Sale date: September 17th 2014

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Eleven Art Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Eleven Art Books

books
“The First One Hundred Years” (Edward J. Nicholson, Brigdens Limited, 1970);
“Art, the Art Community and the Law: A legal and business guide for artists, collectors, gallery owners and curators” (Stephen B. Smart, with Mary Baxter, International Self Counsel Press Ltd., Canada, 1994);
“E. Grace Coombs Artist” (Lorne Pierce, The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1949);
“Hot Art: Chasing Thieves and Detectives through the Secret World of Stolen Art” (Joshua Knelman, Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 2011); “Art Fakes in America: The Lively Business of Making, Buying and Selling Fraudulent Art from Colonial Times to the Present, with Advice on Avoiding Swindles” (David L. Goodrich, The Viking Press, New York, 1973);
“Leonard and Reva Brooks: Artists in Exile in San Miguel de Allende” (John Virtue, McGill Queen’s University Press, Montreal & Kingston, 2001);
“Tom Thomson: Design for a Canadian Hero” (Joan Murray, Dundurn Press, Toronto, 1998); “Jewish Life in Canada” (William Kurelek & Abraham Arnold, Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton, 1976);
“E.J. Hughes” (Ian M. Thom, Vancouver Art Gallery, Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver/Toronto,2002);
“William Kurelek: The Messenger” (Tobi Bruce, Mary Jo Hughes, Andrew Kear, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2011);
“Lawren Harris” (Bess Harris and R.G.P. Colgrove, Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1969)
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Auction Estimate: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Paul Duval, “A.J. Casson: My Favourite Watercolours 1919 to 1957”; A.J. Casson “Sunlit Isle” lithograph
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Paul Duval, “A.J. Casson: My Favourite Watercolours 1919 to 1957”; A.J. Casson “Sunlit Isle” lithograph

book with lithograph
“A.J. Casson: My Favourite Watercolours 1919 to 1957” (Paul Duval, Cerebus/Prentice Hall, Toronto, 1982); includes A.J. Casson “Sunlit Isle” (lithograph, signed and numbered 23/25 in pencil in the lower margin, titled on the plastic cover sheet, 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches (plate size)); presented within the original slipcase; unframed
8.75 x 10.25 ins ( 22.2 x 26 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

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

fourteen books
“Paul-Émile Borduas” (François-Marc Gagnon, 1988);
“Great Canadian Painting: A Century of Art” (Elizabeth Kilbourn, 1966);
“Visions of Light and Air: Canadian Impressionism, 1885-1920” (Musée du Québec, Québec, 1995);
“Home Truths: A Celebration of Family Life by Canada’s Best-Loved Painters” (Joan Murray, 1997);
“Impressionism in Canada: 1895-1935” (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1974);
“The McMichael Conservation Collection” (Paul Duval, 1970; possible working copy with notations by author within text);
“The Tangled Garden” (Paul Duval, 1978, signed and inscribed by Paul Duval to Alfred and Margaret Casson on inside cover with accompanying note on editorial corrections);
“Three Hundred Years of Canadian Art - An Exhibition Arranged in Celebration of the Centenery” (National Gallery of Canada, 1967);
“Georgian Canada: Conflict and Culture 1745-1820” (Donald Blake Webster, 1984);
“Lasting Impressions: Celebrated Works from the Art Gallery of Hamilton” (Art Gallery of Hamilton, 2005);
“The Arts of French Canada 1613-1870” (The Detroit Institute of Arts, 1946);
“A People’s Art: Primitive, Naïve, Provincial, and Folk Painting in Canada” (J. Russell Harper, 1974);
“Fortin” (Guy Robert, 1982, inscribed and signed by the author on the inside cover page)
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Auction Estimate: $500.00$400.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Twenty Quebec Artist Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Twenty Quebec Artist Reference Books

books
“Alfred Pellan” (National Gallery of Canada, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Le Musée de la Province de Québec, Art Gallery of Toronto, 1960);
“Pellan” (Donald Buchanan, 1962);
“Jean McEwen” (cette étude a paru dans cimaise, 1965);
“Riopelle: Sculpture, Paintings” (Pierre Matisse Gallery, 1963);
“Riopelle: Paintings from the Fifties” (Pierre Matisse Gallery, 1989);
“Riopelle: Sculpture, Paintings, Aquarelle” (Pierre Matisse Gallery, 1965);
“Jean-Paul Riopelle” (Galerie Claude Lafitte, 1987);
“Riopelle: Les oies sauvages” (Pierre Matisse Gallery, 1985);
“Riopelle” (The National Gallery of Canada, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, The Art Gallery of Toronto, 1962);
“Jean-Paul Riopelle” (Galerie Claude Lafitte, 1989);
“Jean-Paul Riopelle” (Mourlot, Paris);
“The Automatistes: Then and Now” (Galerie Dresdnere, 1986);
“Philip Surrey: La peintre dans la ville” (Musee d’art Contemporain, Montreal, 1971, signed by the artist on the title page);
“Rita Letendre” (Palm Springs Desert Museum);
“Adrien Hébert: Thirty Years of His Art” (The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1971);
“Quebec Artists: Then and Now“ (Roberts Gallery, 2008);
“Marcelle Ferron” (Édition Simon Blais, 2008);
“Clarence Gagnon” (René Boissay, 1988);
“Riopelle” (par Pierre Schneider, 1972);
“Pellan” (Germain Lefebvre,1973)
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Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

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

twenty-four books
-”Natalya Nesterova” (The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1985);
-”Land Marks: The Art of Dorothy Knowles” (Terry Fenton, Hagios Press, Regina, SK, 2008);
-”Land Marks, Works: Dorothy Knowles” (Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery, exhibition pamphlet, 2008);
-”Land Marks, Biography: Dorothy Knowles” (Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery, exhibition booklet, 2008);
-“Berthe des Clayes” (Masters Gallery, Calgary, AB, exhibition booklet);
-”Two Artists Time Forgot: Frances Jones (Bannerman) and Margaret Campbell Macpherson” (The Rooms Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, 2006);
-”A Speaking Likeness: Joseph Plaskett” (Ronsdale Press, Vancouver, 1999);
-”Harold Town” (Iris Nowell, Figure 1 Publishing, Vancouver, 2001);
-”Jock Macdonald” (Joyce Zemans, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1985);
-”The Asymmetric Vision: Yves Gaucher” (James D. Campbell, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, 1989);
-”Oscar Cahen” (Illustration House, New York, 2011);
-”John Fox: 10 New Paintings” (travelling exhibition booklet, Techno-Colour, Montreal, 1979);
-”John Fox: Refiguration” (McClure Gallery, Montreal, 2010);
-”Le Sauteur” (exhibition booklet, Musée Marc-Aurele Fortin, Montreal, 2002);
-”Miller Brittain: In Focus” (Alex Mogelon, pamphlet, Simon Dresdnere Publishers, Toronto, 1981);
-”Miller Brittain: Works of the 50’s” (Galerie Dresdnere, Toronto, exhibition booklet, 1980);
-”Miller Brittain: Retrospective” (Galerie Dresdnere, Toronto, exhibition booklet, 1975);
-”Henri Masson: La Vision D’un Peintre” (Claude A. Bouchard, Les Editions Lecha Inc. Ottawa, 1979);
-”Henri Masson: Signatures” (Marcel Gingras, Marcel Broquet Editions, LaPrairie, QC, 1981);
-”A Tribute to Henri Masson” (Kinsman Robinson Galleries, Toronto, exhibition booklet);
-”Henri Masson” (Kinsman Robinson Galleries, Toronto, exhibition booklet, 1987);
-”Modigliani” (Christian Parisot, Editions Pierre Terrail, Paris, 1992);
-”Drawings by Jack Weldon Humphrey” (Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, exhibition booklet, 1977);
-”Manly Edward MacDonald: Interpreter of Old Ontario” (Charles Beale, Plumley Press, Napanee, 2010, signed by the author on the title page)
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: June 23rd 2020

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

eleven books
- “Sunday Mornings with Cass” (Ted Herriott, 1993);
- “Bellefleur: The Fervour of the Quest” (Guy Robert, 1988);
- “Cosgrove Natures Mortes Arbes et Portraits” (Jacques de Roussan, 1994);
- “F.S. Coburn Beyond the Landscape” (Evelyn Lloyd Coburn, 1996);
- “Frederick H. Varley” (Peter Varley, 1983);
- “Art actuel au Quebec depuis 1970” (Guy Robert, 1983);
- “The Art of Tom Thomson” (Joan Murray, 1971);
- “Jean Paul Riopelle force de la nature” (John K. Grande, 2005);
- “Norval Morrisseau Shaman Artist” (Greg A. Hill, 2006);
- “Edwin Holgate” (Rosalind Pepall and Brian Foss, 2005);
- “La peinture au Quebec depuis ses origines” (Guy Robert, 1978)


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Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Collection of Seven Canadian Artist Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Collection of Seven Canadian Artist Reference Books

seven publications
Full catalogue listing in details
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Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $264.00
Sale date: August 17th 2021

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

twelve books
Full catalogue listing in details
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $264.00
Sale date: August 17th 2021

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Selection of Seven Exhibition Catalogues related to Canadian Art
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Selection of Seven Exhibition Catalogues related to Canadian Art

books
“Canadian National Exhibition: Department of Fine Arts” (Toronto, August 23 to September 8, 1913); “Canadian National Exhibition: Catalogue of Paintings and International Graphic Art” (Toronto, August 26 to September 9, 1922); “Canadian National Exhibition: Catalogue of Paintings and International Graphic Art” (Toronto, August 25 to September 8, 1923); “Vers Un Art Canadien: Lettre aux anciens a l’occasion du 20e anniversaire de fondation de l’ecole des beaux-arts de montreal: 1923-1943”; “A Century of Canadian Art” (The Tate Gallery, London, 1938); “Canadian Group of Painters” (1947-1948); “The Development of Canadian Painting” (Halifax Memorial Library, 1951)
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Auction Estimate: $60.00$40.00 - $60.00
Price Realized $242.00
Sale date: February 21st 2018

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Nine Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Nine Books


“David Milne” (Ed. Ian Thom, 1991); “Modern Painting in Canada: Major Movements in Twentieth Century Canadian Art” (Terry Fenton & Karen Wilkin, 1978); “The Best of The Group of Seven” (Joan Murray, with an essay by Lawren Harris, 1984); “The Fine Arts in Canada” (Newton MacTavish, 1925); “Painting in Canada: A History” (J. Russell Harper, 1966); “The Group of Seven Project” (OAAG, 2010); “The Downfall of Temlaham” (Marius Barbeau, 1928); “Canadian Landscape Painters” (Albert H. Robson, 1932); “Thomson” (Ed. Dennis Reid, 2002).
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Auction Estimate: $300.00$250.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $240.00
Sale date: September 17th 2014