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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
"Printed in Great Britain."
Topic: Painting
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 Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Literature
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Mach, Edmund von, 1870-1927
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Painting
George Reid collection
Topics: Logos (Symbols), Monograms
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 Lanteri, Edouard. d. 1917
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OCAD Library has only v. 1 of 3 volume set
Topics: Modeling, Sculpture
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Dresser, Christopher
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Decoration and ornament
"Some of these lectures were printed in the 'Art journal.'"
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Topics: Illustration of books, Medicine
262 p. : 24 cm
Topic: Fashion drawing
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 Crane, Walter, 1845-1915
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With illustrations by the author
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Art, Decorative arts
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
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 Robie, Virginia Huntington, 1878-
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Includes index
Topic: Furniture
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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
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 Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892; Fortescue-Brickdale, Eleanor
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Robert Holmes Collection
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Dyer, Walter Alden, 1878-
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Furniture
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Homer, Epic poetry, Greek
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 Costantin, Julien No, 1857-; Faideau, Ferdinand, 1862-
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Text in French
Topics: Botany, Plants
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Brushwork
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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 Krieger, L. C. C. (Louis Charles Christopher), 1873-1940
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Mushrooms, Mushrooms
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Published by the Historic Monuments Commission of the Province of Quebec
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Domestic
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
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Perspective
xi, 142, viii p. 37x28cm
Topics: Flowers, Flower arrangement
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 Canadian Association of Special Libraries and Information Services. Art Section; Dwyer, Melva
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Cover title
Topic: Art libraries
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Architecture
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by Hansi, 1873-1951
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Illustration on p. [35] dated 1920
Topic: Juvenile literature
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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 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
287 p. : 29 cm
Topic: Brangwyn, Sir Frank, 1867-1956
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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 Heming, Arthur Henry Howard, 1870-1940
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xiii, 324 p. 25 cm
Topics: Indians of North America, Hunting
106 p. : 26 cm
Topics: Landscape gardening, Architecture, Domestic, Aquatint
"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
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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
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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 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
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 Jones, Sydney R
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12 p. : 30 cm
Topic: Posters
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by Ganong, William Francis, 1864-1941
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Includes index
Topic: Botany
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 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 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 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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Cover title: Studies in plant form & design
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Topic: Decoration and ornament
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by Symonds, John Addington, 1840-1893
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Forms part 3 of the author's "Renaissance in Italy."
Topic: Art, Italian
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by Konody, Paul G. (Paul George), 1872-1933; Raphael, 1483-1520
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Robert Holmes Collection
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Topic: Raphael, 1483-1520
Copy signed and dedicated to Mrs. Hay by Robert Holmes, Upper Canada College, Toronto
Topics: Illustrated books, Calendars, Poetry
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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
Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
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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
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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 Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Literature
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by Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
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137 p. : 21 cm x 31 cm
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Topics: Caricatures and cartoons, Wit and humor, Pictorial
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
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, Poetry
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by Canadian Association of Special Libraries and Information Services. Art Libraries Committee
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Volume 2 includes illustrations
Topic: Canadian Association of Special Libraries and Information Services. Art Libraries Committee
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by Canadian Association of Special Libraries and Information Services. Art Libraries Committee
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Volume 2 includes illustrations
Topic: Canadian Association of Special Libraries and Information Services. Art Libraries Committee
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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
Cover has 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, Poetry
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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 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 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
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by Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Clothing and dress, Conduct of life, Philosophers
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by Fyles, Faith, 1875-1961
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Botany, Poisonous plants
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by Art Directors Club of New York
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Topic: Graphic arts