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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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262 p. : 24 cm
Topic: Fashion drawing
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by Dyer, Walter Alden, 1878-
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Furniture
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xviii, 141 p. : 28 cm
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Topic: Composition (Art)
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by Lanteri, Edouard. d. 1917
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OCAD Library has only v. 1 of 3 volume set
Topics: Modeling, Sculpture
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by Robie, Virginia Huntington, 1878-
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Includes index
Topic: Furniture
"Printed in Great Britain."
Topic: Painting
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
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by Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792; Johnson, Edward Gilpin ed
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373 p. : 21 cm
Topic: Art
35 p. of text : 40 cm
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design, Decorative
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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 Dresser, Christopher
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Decoration and ornament
George Reid collection
Topics: Logos (Symbols), Monograms
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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
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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
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Homer, Epic poetry, Greek
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by Delaborde, Henri, comte, 1811-1899
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Includes index
Topics: Engraving, Engraving, English
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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
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Architecture
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Mach, Edmund von, 1870-1927
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Painting
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Perspective
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by Ganong, William Francis, 1864-1941
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Includes index
Topic: Botany
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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by Jones, Sydney R
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12 p. : 30 cm
Topic: Posters
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Cover title: Studies in plant form & design
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Topic: Decoration and ornament
The publication contains the latin moto: "Non clamor sed amor" which translates as "Not clamour, but love" which is a line by Tommaso da Celano (13th century)
Topics: Illustrated books, Calendars
Includes verse by A. Lampman, Charles G. D. Roberts, E. Pauline Johnson, Charles Sangster, Duncan Campbell Scott, Charles Heavysege, Bliss Carmen, Duncan Campbell Scott, W. W. Campbell and illustrations by G. A. Reid, J. Jephcott, Kelly, C. W. Jefferys, R. Holmes, J. Wilson, F. H. Brigden, C. M. Manly, A. H. Howard, D. A. MacKellar, H. Hancock, G. E. Spurr, J. M. F. Adams, D. F. Thomson, W. Bland, R. Weir Crouch
Topics: Illustrated books, Calendars, Poetry
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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
"Some of these lectures were printed in the 'Art journal.'"
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Topics: Illustration of books, Medicine
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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
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by Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Clothing and dress, Conduct of life, Philosophers
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Furniture, English, Furniture, Furniture, Furniture
"With verses by Charles G.D. Roberts and Bliss Carman, and wayside notes of wanderings over Canadian roads by members of the Toronto Art Students League."
Topics: Illustrated books, Calendars, Poetry
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 Holmes, C. J. (Charles John), 1868-1936
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Painting
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
287 p. : 29 cm
Topic: Brangwyn, Sir Frank, 1867-1956
106 p. : 26 cm
Topics: Landscape gardening, Architecture, Domestic, Aquatint
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892; Fortescue-Brickdale, Eleanor
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Robert Holmes Collection
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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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Published by the Historic Monuments Commission of the Province of Quebec
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Domestic
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by Vines, Sydney Howard, 1849-1934
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Based on: Lehrbuch der Botanik / K. Prantl
Topic: Botany
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
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by Wedmore, Frederick, Sir, 1844-1921
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Engraving, Prints, Prints, Prints as an investment
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Benois, Alexandre, 1870-1960; Brinton, Christian, 1870-1942; Yarmolinsky, Abraham. trl
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Translated from the Russian by Abraham Yarmolinsky
Topics: Painting, Russian, Painting, Modern
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 Costantin, Julien No, 1857-; Faideau, Ferdinand, 1862-
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Text in French
Topics: Botany, Plants
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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 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
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by Crastre, Fr. (Frans); Cooper, Frederic Taber, 1864-1937, tr
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Translation of Vone
Topic: Veronese, 1528-1588
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
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by Boutet de Monvel, Louis-Maurice, 1851-1913; Davis, Philip; Davis, Putnam
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431, Cristian saints
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Painting
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 Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Literature
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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 Roe, Fred
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Robert Holmes Collection
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Topic: Furniture, Oak
xi, 142, viii p. 37x28cm
Topics: Flowers, Flower arrangement
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by Watkins, Harold; Moira, Gerald Edward, 1867-
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Moira, Gerald Edward, 1867-, Decoration and ornament
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by Felice, Roger de
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Translation of: Le meuble frans sous Louis XIV et la rence
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Topics: Furniture, Decoration and ornament
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by Mabie, Hamilton Wright, 1846-1916; Edwards, George Wharton, 1859-1950
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Love poetry, English
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Art, Primitive, Decoration and ornament
Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
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
Copy signed and dedicated to Mrs. Hay by Robert Holmes, Upper Canada College, Toronto
Topics: Illustrated books, Calendars, Poetry
Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
Presented to library by Mr. A. Lismer, New Year's Day, 1924
Topics: Legrand, Edy, 1893, Explorers, French
George Reid Collection
Topics: Landscape painting, Watercolor painting
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by Art Directors Club of New York
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Topic: Graphic arts
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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 Bulley, Margaret H. (Margaret Hattersley), b. 1882
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Art, Ancient, Art, Medieval
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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
Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
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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, Prints, Canadian, Art, Canadian, Commercial art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Art Directors Club of New York
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Topic: Graphic arts