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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)
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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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
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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 Robie, Virginia Huntington, 1878-
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Includes index
Topic: Furniture
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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
"Printed in Great Britain."
Topic: Painting
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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
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
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Homer, Epic poetry, Greek
George Reid collection
Topics: Logos (Symbols), Monograms
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Dresser, Christopher
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Decoration and ornament
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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 Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892; Fortescue-Brickdale, Eleanor
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Robert Holmes Collection
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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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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, English
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 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 Jones, Sydney R
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12 p. : 30 cm
Topic: Posters
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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
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by Houston, Mary Galway, 1871-; Hornblower, Florence S
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Costume
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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 Costantin, Julien No, 1857-; Faideau, Ferdinand, 1862-
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Text in French
Topics: Botany, Plants
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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 Heming, Arthur Henry Howard, 1870-1940
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xiii, 324 p. 25 cm
Topics: Indians of North America, Hunting
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Art, Primitive, Decoration and ornament
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
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 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 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
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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Published by the Historic Monuments Commission of the Province of Quebec
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Domestic
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by Harrison, Jane, 1850-1928
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Preface dated June 1913
Topics: Art, Primitive, Ritual, Aesthetics, Art and religion, Greek drama (Tragedy)
287 p. : 29 cm
Topic: Brangwyn, Sir Frank, 1867-1956
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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
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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
106 p. : 26 cm
Topics: Landscape gardening, Architecture, Domestic, Aquatint
Title from cover
Topics: Art, Artists, Painting
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Perspective
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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
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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
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by Faure, Elie, 1873-1937; Pach, Walter, 1883- tr
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Art
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
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
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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
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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
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Brushwork
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Crystal Palace (Great Exhibition, 1851, London, England)
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Exhibition was to have opened May 24, 1910, but due to the death of King Edward VII the Festival was cancelled and the exhibition was held at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Topics: Art, Canadian, Art
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
Translation of: Le meuble frans du moyen age a Louis XIII
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Topic: Furniture
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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 Mabie, Hamilton Wright, 1846-1916; Edwards, George Wharton, 1859-1950
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Love poetry, English
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by National Gallery (Great Britain); La Sizeranne, Robert de, 1866-1932
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Text by Robert de La Sizeranne
Topics: National Gallery (Great Britain), Painting, English, Painting, English, Painting
Copy signed and dedicated to Mrs. Hay by Robert Holmes, Upper Canada College, Toronto
Topics: Illustrated books, Calendars, Poetry
"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 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 Van Dyke, Henry 1852-1933
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Fiction
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Architecture
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by Art Directors Club of New York
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Topic: Graphic arts
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by Mach, Edmund von, 1870-1927
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Painting
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Painting
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by Blake, John Percy, 1874-
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Plates printed on both sides
Topics: Chippendale, Thomas, 1718-1779, Decoration and ornament, Furniture
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Another Man's Poison donation
Topic: Art, English
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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 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 Felice, Roger de
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Translation of: Le meuble frans sous Louis XV
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Topics: Furniture, Decoration and ornament
Includes index
Topic: Flowers
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by Vines, Sydney Howard, 1849-1934
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Based on: Lehrbuch der Botanik / K. Prantl
Topic: Botany
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by Barbusse, Henry
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Meissonier, Jean Louis Ernest, 1815-1891
Canadian Libraries
by London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company
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Various pages missing
Topics: Photography as art, Photography
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by Blake, John Percy, 1874-1950; Reveirs-Hopkins, Alfred Edward, 1863-
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Introduction signed: J.P. Blake, A.E. Reveirs-Hopkins
Topic: Furniture
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by Barlow, Jane, 1857?-1917; Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959
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In verse