Charles Van Sandwyk

Charles van Sandwyk is an award winning artist and author who divides his time between Vancouver, Canada and a small island in Fiji. His paintings and engravings hang in the National Library of Canada, as well as in several important private collections. He is the author and illustrator of several books including The Parade to Paradise, How to See Fairies, and Sketches from the Dream Island of Birds. His most recent work was a suite of illustrations for the Folio Society edition of Kenneth Grahame's Wind in the Willows.


A VERY RARE MINIATURE

A Collection of Little People Common to the Natural Forest

The artist's first book, limited to 50 copies, of which this copy 24. 1 1/4" x 1", accordion fold original etching, bound in green suede with a matching loose tie. Signed

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NEW BOOKS

I Believe
Savuti Press, 2012

9" x 6 5/8"; Two poems and a hidden thought, calligraphic text and colored illustrations. decorative wrappers with tipped-on color plate
$50.00

 

An Unexpected Gift

9" x 6 1/2"; decorative wrappers with tipped-on color plate; printed text and numerous full color tipped-in illustrations
$70.00

Betwixt and Between: The Art and Influences of Charles van Sandwyk
UBC Library, 2011

9" x 6 1/8"; a discriptive catalog of the illustrators that shaped van Sandwyk's artistic vision. With color illustrations throughout and an original signed and numbered (40/100) etching tipped in. Decorative paper wrappers, limited to 100 copies
$300.00

Betwixt and Between: The Art and Influences of Charles van Sandwyk
UBC Library, 2011

9" x 6 1/8"; a discriptive catalog of the illustrators that shaped van Sandwyk's artistic vision. With color illustrations throughout, but without the tip-in etching. Decorative paper wrappers
$70.00

Full Moon Eyes: An Ode to the Wisdom and Forbearance of Owls

9" x 8 1/2"; decorative wrappers with tipped-on color plate; printed text and numerous full color tipped-in illustrations
$75.00

After Glow

6 3/4 x 7 1/2"; a charming poem written and illustrated by van Sandwyk;
decorative wrappers with tipped-on label and silk ties;
calligraphic text and numerous full color illustrations
$35.00

Mr. Rabbit's Symphony of Nature

8 1/2" x 6 3/4"; decorative wrappers with tipped-on color plate; calligraphic text and numerous full color illustrations
$75.00

 

Mr. Rabbit's Christmas Wish

8 1/2" x 6 3/4"; decorative wrappers with tipped-on color plate; calligraphic text and numerous full color illustrations
$55.00

Affairs of the Heart Acording to Peaceable Creatures

8 1/2 x 10"; a charming poem written and illustrated by van Sandwyk;
decorative wrappers with tipped-on illustration;
calligraphic text and numerous tipped-in full color illustrations
$85.00

Canadian Content
with an introduction by
Waisiki Doughty

10" x 6 3/4"; decorative wrappers with tipped-on color plate; calligraphic text and numerous full color illustrations
$70.00

 

Fairy Market

10" x 8"; decorative wrappers with tipped-on color plate; printed text and numerous full color tipped-in illustrations
$75.00

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