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Transitions of a Still Life : Ceramic Work by Tam Irving, Mayer, Carol E
1 Mayer, Carol E Transitions of a Still Life : Ceramic Work by Tam Irving
1895636825 / 9781895636826 pbk 

Price: 24.95 CDN
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The Raven's Tail, Samuel, Cheryl
2 Samuel, Cheryl The Raven's Tail
UBC Press 1987 pbk 
Review A definitive work on a specific Northwest Coast technical achievement and brings new insight into the richness of Northwest Coast noble regalia. We are all indebted to the dedication, perseverance, skill and loving attention that Cheryl Samuel has brought to her chosen task. -- Bill Holm, American Indian Art Magazine The Raven's Tail is an outstanding book which broadens understanding about this ancient form of weaving. The author is devoted to passing on the information on these fabulous textiles to inspire a new generation of weavers on the Northwest coast. This work serves not only to document the past, but also to shape the future. -- Steve Henrikson, Ethnoart Index The Raven's Tail is a beautiful compilation with excellent photographs and detailed drawings depicting the complexity of a previously forgotten art form. The book is written in such a way to intrigue both artisan and historian . . . Has added to our knowledge of Northwest Coast Indians. -- Nora Shew, Alaska History About the Author Cheryl Samuel is an expert weaver living in Victoria, British Columbia. Her first book, The Dancing Blanket, revealed the mysteries of Chilkat weaving. 
Price: 150.00 CDN
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Strong's Book of Design (Fac. Reprint), Strong, Chas. J
3 Strong, Chas. J Strong's Book of Design (Fac. Reprint)
1894572246 / 9781894572248 
The book's own title page best describes the contents of this wonderful display of Art Nouveau designs, “Air Brush Designs, Posters, Show Cards, Business Cards, Letter Heads, Sign Ends, Ribbons, Scrolls, Panels, Book Covers, Hanging Signs, also Thirty Pages of Ornamental Work in Color, and Numerous Alphabets.” The Art Nouveau style, with opulent flowing designs based on natural forms, was popular from the late 1800s until the 1930s, and is enjoying a resurgence today. The book contains some 346 designs plus 10 different alphabet styles. The authors/artists were C.J. Strong and L.S. Strong of the Detroit School of Lettering. Originally published in 1917. Reprinted in 2001 as part of our Classic Reprint Series. Softcover, Smyth sewn, 10" x 7-1/2", 96 pages (31 in color, 65 in black and white). 
Price: 21.00 CDN
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4 Wallace, Ann Arts and Crafts Textiles
0879059087 / 9780879059088 hc good good Phil Bard 
sound clean hc in dj 
Price: 30.00 CDN
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Fabrics : A Guide for Interior Designers and Architects, Yates, Marypaul
5 Yates, Marypaul Fabrics : A Guide for Interior Designers and Architects
039373062x / 9780393730623 hc good good 

Price: 40.00 CDN
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