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Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design

The library was formed in 1922, one year after the Ontario College of Art moved into its own building in Grange Park. At that time, the college had a staff of seven instructors, six visiting instructor and three assistant instructors, under the direction of a principal and vice-principal, with 330 registered students. Robert Holmes(botanist, master of water colour technique, and flower painter) successfully lobbied for the establishment of a library and generously donated his personal book colle...



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Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
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xviii, 141 p. : 28 cm
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Topic: Composition (Art)
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Jones, Owen, 1809-1874; Waring, J. B. (John Burley), 1823-1875; Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893; Wyatt, M. Digby (Matthew Digby), Sir, 1820-1877
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Added illustrated t.p
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decorative arts
35 p. of text : 40 cm
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design, Decorative
George Reid collection
Topics: Logos (Symbols), Monograms
"Printed in Great Britain."
Topic: Painting
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Dresser, Christopher
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Decoration and ornament
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Bryan, Michael, 1757-1821; Williamson, George Charles, 1858-1942, editor
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"First published, 2 vols. ... 1816 ... 4th edition, revised by G.C. Williamson... 5 vols., 1903-4. Vol. I. reprinted, 1904, 1909, 1913, 1918, 1920, 1925"--T.p. verso
Topics: Painters, Engravers
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Lanteri, Edouard. d. 1917
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OCAD Library has only v. 1 of 3 volume set
Topics: Modeling, Sculpture
xi, 142, viii p. 37x28cm
Topics: Flowers, Flower arrangement
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Ontario College of Art
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Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792; Johnson, Edward Gilpin ed
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373 p. : 21 cm
Topic: Art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Jones, Sydney R
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12 p. : 30 cm
Topic: Posters
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Faure, Elie, 1873-1937; Pach, Walter, 1883- tr
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Watkins, Harold; Moira, Gerald Edward, 1867-
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Moira, Gerald Edward, 1867-, Decoration and ornament
262 p. : 24 cm
Topic: Fashion drawing
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Bowie, Henry P., d. 1920; Iwaya, Sazanami, 1870-1933; Hirai, Kinz d. 1936
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"Illustrations from paintings especially executed for the author, by a number of distinguished artists of Japan, explanatory drawings by Shimada Sekko."
Topic: Painting, Japanese
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Bryan, Michael, 1757-1821; Williamson, George Charles, 1858-1942, editor
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"First published, 2 vols. ... 1816 ... 4th edition, revised by G.C. Williamson... 5 vols., 1903-4. Vol. I. reprinted, 1904, 1909, 1913, 1918, 1920, 1925"--T.p. verso
Topics: Painters, Engravers
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Mach, Edmund von, 1870-1927
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Painting
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915
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With illustrations by the author
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Art, Decorative arts
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Perspective
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Houston, Mary Galway, 1871-; Hornblower, Florence S
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Costume
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Bailey, Henry Turner, 1865-1931, ed
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"With one exception the papers here brought together were written originally for the School arts book, and published in that magazine during its first eight years."
Topics: Drawing, Decoration and ornament
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Frohne, Henry W; Jackson, Alice F., joint author; Jackson, Bettina, joint author
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99 p. 33 cm
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Topic: Interior decoration
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Costantin, Julien No, 1857-; Faideau, Ferdinand, 1862-
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Text in French
Topics: Botany, Plants
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by Holme, Charles, 1848-1923, ed
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Dorothy H. Hoover Collection, located Room 1310c
Topics: Book ornamentation, Printing, Type and type-founding, Bookbinding
106 p. : 26 cm
Topics: Landscape gardening, Architecture, Domestic, Aquatint
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Ontario College of Art
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Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Homer, Homer, Homer, Epic poetry, Greek
Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
"Some of these lectures were printed in the 'Art journal.'"
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Topics: Illustration of books, Medicine
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Cover title: Studies in plant form & design
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Topic: Decoration and ornament
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by Delaborde, Henri, comte, 1811-1899
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Includes index
Topics: Engraving, Engraving, Engraving, English
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by National Gallery of Canada; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Schaefer, Carl, 1903-; Ontario Society of Artists; Art Gallery of Toronto; Alfsen, John; Burke, Ruth; Gill, Eric; Art Association of Montreal
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Description based on 40th (1918)
Topics: Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Art, Canadian, Art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Ontario College of Art
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Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
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by Felice, Roger de
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Translation of: Le meuble frans sous Louis XV
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Topics: Furniture, Decoration and ornament
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by Barlow, Jane, 1857?-1917; Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959
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In verse
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by Quennell, Marjorie; Quennell, C. H. B. (Charles Henry Bourne), 1872-1935
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Robert Holmes Collection
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Topics: Customs, 12th Century, 13th Century, 14th Century, 15th Century, 11th Century, genealogy
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by Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892; Fortescue-Brickdale, Eleanor
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Robert Holmes Collection
Title from cover
Topics: Art, Artists, Painting, Painting
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Hansi, 1873-1951
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Illustration on p. [35] dated 1920
Topic: Juvenile literature
Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
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Published by the Historic Monuments Commission of the Province of Quebec
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Domestic
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by Cellini, Benvenuto, 1500-1571; Macdonnell, Anne
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"Translated into English by Anne Macdonell."
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Topics: Cellini, Benvenuto, 1500-1571, Sculptors
32 p. : 22 cm
Topics: Water-color painting, Water-color painting
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by Furst, Herbert, 1874-1945
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Durer, Albrecht, 1471-1528
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Literature
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by North American Bibliographic Institution
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Steel engravings
Topics: Travel, Europe
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Brushwork
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744; Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898
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In addition to the plates, there is a headpiece on p. [1] and a tailpiece vignette signed AB on p. 38
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by Canadian Association of Special Libraries and Information Services. Art Section; Dwyer, Melva
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Cover title
Topic: Art libraries
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by Krieger, L. C. C. (Louis Charles Christopher), 1873-1940
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Mushrooms, Mushrooms
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Dyer, Walter Alden, 1878-
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Furniture
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Literature
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Redgrave, Richard, 1804-1888; Redgrave, Samuel, 1802-1876
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George Reid Collection
Topics: Painting, English, Painters
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850; Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912; Parsons, Alfred, 1847-1920
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Title vignette
287 p. : 29 cm
Topic: Brangwyn, Sir Frank, 1867-1956
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Konody, Paul G. (Paul George), 1872-1933
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Chardin, Jean Baptiste Simn, 1699-1779
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971
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xv, 184 p. 29 cm
Topics: Tierra del Fuego -- Description and travel, Magallanes (Chile : Province), Magellan, Strait of
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Harrison, Jane, 1850-1928
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Preface dated June 1913
Topics: Art, Primitive, Ritual, Aesthetics, Art and religion, Greek drama (Tragedy)
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Translation of: Le meuble frans sous Louis XVI et sous l'empire
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Topics: Furniture, Decoration and ornament
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Bell, Robert Anning, 1863-1933
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Text of the Cambridge edition
Topics: Fathers and daughters, Political refugees, Shipwreck victims, Magicians, Islands, Spirits
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by Gardner, Ernest Arthur, 1862-1939
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"Part I, first edition, 1896 ... part II, first edition, 1897 ... second edition (complete in one volume, thoroughly revised) 1915; reprinted, 1920."
Topic: Sculpture, Greek
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Blake, John Percy, 1874-1950; Reveirs-Hopkins, Alfred Edward, 1863-
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Introduction signed: J.P. Blake, A.E. Reveirs-Hopkins
Topics: Furniture, Furniture
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Fyles, Faith, 1875-1961
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Botany, Poisonous plants
Includes index
Topics: Heraldry, Symbolism
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by National Gallery of Canada; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Schaefer, Carl, 1903-; Ontario Society of Artists; Art Gallery of Toronto; Alfsen, John; Burke, Ruth; Gill, Eric; Art Association of Montreal
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Description based on 40th (1918)
Topics: Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Art, Canadian, Art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Robie, Virginia Huntington, 1878-
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Includes index
Topic: Furniture
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by Ontario College of Art. Students' Club
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Original in OCAD University Archives
Topics: Ontario College of Art, Art, Canadian, Commercial art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Ontario College of Art
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Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
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by Wyllie, W. L. (William Lionel), 1851-1931
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"Catalogue of the exhibited works of Turner": p. 155-185
Topic: Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by National Gallery of Canada; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Schaefer, Carl, 1903-; Ontario Society of Artists; Art Gallery of Toronto; Alfsen, John; Burke, Ruth; Gill, Eric; Art Association of Montreal
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Description based on 40th (1918)
Topics: Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Art, Canadian, Art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Milton, John, 1608-1674; Jones, A. Garth (Alfred Garth), binding designer
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Ornamental t.p. in red and black
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by Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Clothing and dress, Conduct of life, Philosophers
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by National Gallery of Canada; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Schaefer, Carl, 1903-; Ontario Society of Artists; Art Gallery of Toronto; Alfsen, John; Burke, Ruth; Gill, Eric; Art Association of Montreal
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Description based on 40th (1918)
Topics: Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Art, Canadian, Art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Canadian Association of Special Libraries and Information Services. Art Section; Dwyer, Melva
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Cover title
Topic: Art libraries