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Stewart, Basil 1880-

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Works: 164 works in 457 publications in 3 languages and 2,233 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  History  Periodicals  Prophecies  Chronologies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Controversial literature  Commentaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree
Classifications: NE1321.8, 769.952
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Publications by Basil Stewart
Most widely held works by Basil Stewart
A guide to Japanese prints and their subject matter by Basil Stewart( Book )
16 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 671 libraries worldwide
"Ukiyoye means pictures of the floating or passing world; the school of Japanese popular color prints known by this name flourished in thousands of prints by hundreds of artists over a relatively brief period c. 1760-1825. Since then the prints, originally considered vulgar and sold for pennies on the streets, have gained fame as the medium of Hokusai, Hiroshige and others, whose glimpses of Japanese life in landscape and theatrical scenes have influenced the greatest western artists. In 1922 the English art collector and connoisseur Basil Stewart published his definitive discourse on this passing world. In discursive essays of unsurpassed acumen and charm, and in hundreds of illustrations, he amply demonstrated his prefatory remark that "an intelligent study of the subjects and scenes they illustrate will tell us more of the life, history, and character of Japan in the days when it was a closed book to the rest of the world, than any number of pages pf print." A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter brings back into print Stewart's immense knowledge of and feeling for Japanese culture as seen through Ukiyoye. First published in a limited edition now extremely rare, Stewart's comprehensive, detailed coverage of innumerable prints provides today's collectors with the necessary means of identifying artists (many artists borrowed the name of their master) and verifying authenticity. The analysis of the typical themes and motifs of the multicolored woodcut prints brings the student and interested reader into the Japan depicted for the masses of theater-goers, workers and city dwellers who constituted the artists' audience." -- Publisher's description
On collecting Japanese colour-prints; being an introduction to the study and collection of colour-prints of the Ukiyoye school of Japan by Basil Stewart( Book )
15 editions published between 1917 and 2012 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Through Persia in disguise by Sarah Hobson( Book )
10 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Stewart served with the British military and kept a diary of his professional life, eventually intending to publish it. This volume was edited posthumously by Basil Stewart, with Colonel Stewart's wife contributing a biographical sketch. The editor put the journal into chronological order and added explanatory footnotes. Some contributions by Mrs. Stewart were also included. The appendices contain reprints of three of Colonel Stewart's professional reports on terrain and railways in Central Asia
The Great pyramid, its divine message; an original co-ordination of historical documents and archæological evidences by D Davidson( Book )
21 editions published between 1925 and 2005 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
The land of the maple leaf : or, Canada as I saw it by Basil Stewart( Book )
10 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
The witness of the Great Pyramid : an exposition of every branch of knowledge concerning the history and purpose of the Great Pyramid and its message to the world by Basil Stewart( Book )
9 editions published between 1927 and 1928 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
History and significance of the Great pyramid and the theories and traditions held about it from the earliest days to the present by Basil Stewart( Book )
12 editions published between 1935 and 1940 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
The mystery of the Great pyramid; traditions concerning it and its connection with the Egyptian Book of the dead by Basil Stewart( Book )
2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Canada as it is by Basil Stewart( Book )
6 editions published between 1907 and 1908 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Handbook on railway surveying for students and junior engineers by Basil Stewart( Book )
5 editions published between 1908 and 1914 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Foretold & fulfilled : the Church of Rome a sign of the end : an examination of Bible prophecy concerning Rome, and the approaching end of this age by Basil Stewart( Book )
4 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
"No English need apply"; or, Canada as a field for the emigrant by Basil Stewart( Book )
3 editions published in 1909 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The Literary year-book ( file )
in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
 
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Stewart, B. 1880-
Stewart, B. (Basil), 1880-
Stewart, Basil, né 1880
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