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Catalogue: Reference
Engravings and Their Value : A Guide for the Print Collector Third Edition, Reivised, with an "Appendix."
by J. Herbert Slater, Barrister-at-Law, Editor of "Book Prices Current," Author of "The Library Manual," "Early Editons," "Round and About the Bookstalls," "The Romance of Book-Collecting," &c., &c.
London : L. Upcott Gill, Bazaar Buildings, Drury Lane, W.C. (Formerly of 170, Strand). New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 153-157, Fifth Avenue. [n.d. c.1900]
Book: 8vo (181 x 120mm). Cloth binding with gilt patterning and title on spine and front cover. Binding peeling apart on rear. Some sporadic spotting.
A narrative on engravings: various methods, origins, distinguishing the genuineness, the cleaning and preservation, pricing, technical terms and the forming of a collection.
[Ref: 10203]   £45.00  
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Catalogue of Engraved Portraits, Views, Etc. Connected with the Name of Levis.
Catalogue of Engraved Portraits, Views, Etc. Connected with the Name of Levis.
H.C. Levis.
Printed for the Author for Private Distribution only at the Chiswick Press, London. 1914. Only Fifty copies printed. Chiswick Press: Charles Whittingham and Co. Tooks Court, Chancery Lane, London.
A very rare item. 8vo (222 x 178mm. 8¾ x 7".), with light-blue board cover and calf spine with lettered title.
A rare limited edition with a letter from the author. Complied by Howard Coppock Levis, this first and only edition of this stunning exercise in scholarly egomania. Hundreds of printed items relating to the Levis family described, many illustrated with full-page plates.
Ex Libris: Gustave Bourcard.
[Ref: 22104]   £140.00  
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The Etcher's Handbook.
The Etcher's Handbook. Giving an Account of the Old Processes, and of Processes recently discovered. Illustrated by the Author. "What, then, is the amount and kind of previous knowledge and skill required by the etcher?...Finally, it is the acumen to perceive the near relationship that expression bears to form, and the skill to draw them - not separately, but together."-Fine Arts Quarterly Review.
By Philip Gilbert Hamerton, Author of "Etching and Etchers."
London: Charles Roberson & Co., 99, Long Acre. 1871. Dryden Press: J. Davy and Sons, 137, Long Acre, London.
8vo. Original cloth covers with gilt lettering.
Twenty-two chapters and five etching and one dry oint illustrations on the art and processes of etching, including chapters on dry point, etching from nature, Haden's negative process and Hamerton's negative process. A manual more concerned with the materials than with the grammar of etching, including some of Hamerton's own developments, such as positive white etching ground.
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Etching & Etchers. With etchings by the Author.
by Philip Gilbert Hamerton, Author of the 'Intellectual Life,' etc.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company. 1902.
Book: 4to (235 x 158mm). Cloth binding with a landscape scene stamped on the frontcover in gilt. Title in gilt on spine with birds and water scene also stamped in gilt. Binding worn and torn away from the body of the book. First few pages loose from book.
A very comprehensive and illustrated guide to etchings. One volume divided into five books and an appendix. Book I: Powers and Qualities of the Art. Book II: The Dutch and Other Schools. Book III: The French School. Book IV: The English School. Book V: The Interpreters of Painting, and Copying in Facsimile. Appendix: Practical Notes and Catalogue Index.
[Ref: 10252]   £45.00  
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Etching Craft. A Guide for Students and Collectors.
by W.P.Robins, R.E. With a Foreward by Martin Hardie, R.E.
London : from the Office of The Bookman's Journal & Print Collector. 173/5 Fleet Street, E.C.4. 1922.
Book: 8vo (252 x 158mm). Cloth spine with boards. Gilt title stamped into spine. Binding scuffed and rubbed with a small stain. Binding pulling away from book at spine.
An illustrated volume divided into seven sections. Part I: A Brief Outline of the Development of Etching. Part II: The Practical Side of Etching. Part III: The Great Etchers and Their Work. Part IV: Drypoint, Aquatint and Soft-Ground Etching. Part V: Printing, Mounting, and the Care of Prints. Part VI: Conclusion. Part VII: Bibliography of Works on Etching and Etchers.
[Ref: 10244]   £45.00  
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The Etcher's Handbook. Giving and Account of the Old Processes, and of Processes Recently Discovered. Illustrated by the Author.
by Philip Gilbert Hamerton, Author of "Etching and Etchers."
Third Edition, Revised and Augmented. Charles Roberson & Co. 99, Long Acre, London. 1881.
Book: 8vo (184 x 124mm). Leather binding with black and gilt stamped title area. Binding worn and torn at edges.
This particular manual is more concerned with the technicalities and materials rather then the grammar of etching, and thus endeavours to highlight such developments.
[Ref: 10239]   £45.00  
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Etching and Other Graphic Arts. An Illustrated Treatise with An Original Etching Frontispiece and Twenty-Six Illustrations
by George T. Plowman
London: John Lane, The Bodley Head. New York: John Lane Company MCMXV.
Book: 8vo (204 x 135mm). Clock binding with title stamped onto front cover, and stamped in gilt on spine. Binding worn.
An illustrated reference to etching. Divided into two parts. Part one: outlines the different techniques of print making. Part two: details the production of etching from the preparation to the reworking.
[Ref: 10421]   £25.00  
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On the Making of Etchings.
by Frank Short.
London. Robert Dunthorne, at the sign of the Rembrandt Head in Vigo Street. W. 1888.
Book: 8vo (212 x 175mm). Board binding with cloth spine. 33 pages with illustrations. Binding worn with some staining. Some spotting across the pages.
An illustrated narrative on the making of etchings. Outlines the methods, techniques and tools required to produce etchings.
[Ref: 10423]   £60.00  
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Etching. Modern Methods of Intaglio Printmaking.
Julian Trevelyan.
First Published in 1963 by Studio Books (Longacre Press Ltd). 161, Fleet Street, London, EC4.
Book: 8vo (238 x 177mm). Modern printed and laminated board binding. A few marks.
A clear concise narrative with illustrations on the methods of intaglio printmaking.
[Ref: 10346]   £30.00  
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Etching in England with 50 Illustrations.
by Frederick Wedmore.
London. George Bell and Sons. 1895.
Book: 8vo (231 x 169mm). Cloth and board binding with patterning and title stamped onto both the spine and frontcover. Binding torn on spine. Some spotting.
An illustrated narrative of the different classes of etching in England, and prominent British etchers.
[Ref: 10347]   £65.00  
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A History of British and American Etching
by James Laver Assistant in the Department of Engraving Illustration and Design. Victorai & Albert Museum.
Ernest Benn Limited Bouverie House, Fleet Street, London, E.C.4. 1929.
Book: 4to (278 x 217mm). 363 pages with illustrations. Two-tone cloth binding with title in gilt stamped into spine. Binding a little worn around the spine.
An illustrated narrative of the various themes and genres in British and American etching.
[Ref: 10357]   £60.00  
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The Art and Practice of Etching; with Directions for Other Methods of Light and Entertaining Engraving.
The Art and Practice of Etching; with Directions for Other Methods of Light and Entertaining Engraving.
By Henry Alken.
London: S. & J. Fuller, 34 & 35, Rathbone Place, Oxford Street. 1849.
8vo. Gilt title on canvas cover, stamped design on covers both sides.
A manual of the art and practice of etching; covering terminology such as: turpentine varnish, biting-in, smoking taper and many other processes and terms. Split into four parts for etching, engraving in soft ground, aqua-tinta etching, and resin-ground etching; images at the the back.
Collection: Christopher Dobson.
[Ref: 21980]   £120.00  
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Etchings of Today
Introduction by W. Gaunt. Edited by Geoffrey Holme.
London: The Studio Limited. 44 Leicester Square, W.C.2. [n.d. c.1920].
Book: 4to (290 x 210mm). Cloth binding covered in a plastic cover. Complete with see-through plastic dust jacket. Dust-jacket torn and dirty.
A small introduction and detail on etching by specific nation, plus 120 illustrations.
[Ref: 10457]   £25.00  
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A Descriptive Catalogue of the Engraved Works of William Faithorne.
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Engraved Works of William Faithorne.
by Louis Fagan.
Bernard Quaritch. 15, Picadilly, W. London. 1888.
Book. 4to (200 x 290mm). Very scarce, only 46 Subscribers. Cloth binding, gilt title stamped on spine. Broken back inside.
A catalogue of works by English engraver William Faithorne (1616-1691).
Ex: Collection the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36439]   £350.00  
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Fine Prints. Etchings, Engravings and Colour Prints for Home Decoration.
Edited by Warren E. Cox. Art Director of Encyclopedia Britannica.
The Print Society. 13 Grosvenor Place. Hyde Park Corner, London, S.W.1. MCMXXXIX. [1939].
Book: 4to (251 x 188mm). Cloth binding with title stamped on front cover and spine. Worn binding.
An illustrated catalogue explaining the different methods and variations in print making, stating that a home is not a home without pictures, and an index and guide to prices.
[Ref: 10210]   £95.00  
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Illustrated Catalogue of Etchings by Hedley Fitton R.E. With Descriptions.
Robert Dunthorne
The Rembrandt Gallery. 5 Vigo, St. London, and 28 Castle St. Liverpool 1911.
Book: 8vo (212 x 172mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped on front cover. A gilt stamp with "RL" in the centre, stamped on the reverse. Limited edition 350. Binding scuffed, spine very worn.
An illustrated catalogue of the etchings by Hedley Fitton. Born 1857, Elected Member of the Royal Society of Paint Etchers 1902, amongst other prestigious postings.
[Ref: 10237]   £120.00  
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Lucien Freud. Acqueforti.
Lucien Freud. Acqueforti. Galleria Arialdo Ceribelli. Arcer. Via S. Tomaso, 92 - 24121 Bergamo.
Craig Hartley.
Alcon Edizioni s.r.l. Viale V. Emanuele, 44 - Bergamo. Copyright Settembre 1994. Stampato in Italia.
4to (280 x 242mm. 11 x 9½".). Covers soiled and marked.
Catalogue Raisonné of the work of Lucien Freud from 1946-1994, with 49 large scale black and white plates of Freud's etching and drawings. Lucien Freud (19822-2011) was a British painter, known for his thickly impasted portrait and figure paintings. His works are noted for their psychological penetration, and for their often discomforting examination of the relationship between artist and model. He was the grandson of Sigmund Freud and elder brother to writer and politician Clement Freud.
[Ref: 22106]   £45.00  
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Studies of Figures by Gainsborough, Executed in Exact Imitation of the Originals
by Richard Lane.
London. Pubd. by J. Dickinson, New Bond Stt. Jan.1.1825. Printed at Chas. Hullmandel's Lithographic Establishment.
Book: 4to (341 x 255mm). Cloth binding with title in red and gilt stamped along spine. 12 plates, and a letter to Sir Thomas Lawrence. Binding a little worn. Spotting across all pages.
A very nice collection of a few of Gainsborough's sketches, imitated by Richard Lane.
Ex Leggatts.
[Ref: 10439]   £130.00  
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Gainsborough and His Place in English Art with Forty-Eight Plates [Popular Edition].
by Sir Walter Armstrong
London: William Heinemann. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. MDCCCCIV [1904].
Book: 4to (239 x 153mm). Cloth binding with gilt patterning and floral designs on the front cover. Gilt title stamped into spine. 298 textual pages plus illustrations.
An illustrated narrative demonstrating Gainsborough's importance and contribution to English art.
[Ref: 10448]   £40.00  
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Chats on Old Prints. with 110 Illustrations and a Coloured Frontispiece.
by Arthur Hayden. Author of "Chats on English China," and "Chats of Old Furniture."
London T. Fisher Unwin Ltd Adelphi Terrace. Fifth Edition 1919.
Book: 8vo (219 x 147mm). Cloth binding with title on spine stamped in gilt. Stamped title on frontcover. Binding worn and peeling away from book. Stains on cover.
An illustrated narrative on the various methods and techniques of print making, with a chapter on 'How to Collect. A Chapter for Beginners'.
[Ref: 10228]   £30.00  
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The Inscriptional Work of Eric Gill
Evan R. Gill
Cassell & Co Ltd. London. 35 Red Lion Square. London WCI. 1964.
Book: 8vo (249 x 172mm). Cloth binding with title stamped along spine in gilt. Complete with lamenated dust jacket. An illustrated catalogue of 158 pages. Dust jacket dirty and worn.
Arthur Eric Rowton Gill (22 February 1882 – 17 November 1940) was a British sculptor, typeface designer, stonecutter and printmaker.
[Ref: 10352]   £60.00  
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The Works of James Gillray, The Caricaturist with the Story of His Life and Times.
Edited by Thomas Wright, Esq., M.A., F.S.A.
London: Chatto and Windus Publishers.
Book: 4to (273 x 206mm). Cover and spine stamped in gilt. Worn. Binding scuffed and rubbed. Some minor spotting.
A complete one volume narrative and exposition of the works of James Gillray. It contains two portraits of Gillray himself, and over 400 illustrations throughout the book.
[Ref: 10063]   £390.00  
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John Gould. The Bird Man. A Chronology and Bibliography.
John Gould. The Bird Man. A Chronology and Bibliography.
By Gordon C. Sauer.
Henry Sotheran Limited, London. 2, 3, 4 and 5 Sackville Street, W.1. First Published 1982 by Lansdowne Editions, Melbourne and Henry Sotheran, London.
4to (285 x 190mm. 11¼ x 7½".), with green cloth covers, title in gilt on spine; also with original dust jacket.
John Gould (1804-1881) was an English ornithologist and bird artist. This book has been compiled by Dr Gordon Sauer, presenting more than thirty years work in a systematic and accessible way, of all the basic data on Gould's life, his works, his family, his associates and his times. The book is organised into four chatpers: Genealogy of John Gould and Elizabeth Coxen Gould; John Gould's Major Published Works; Chronology of the life and works of John Gould; and Bibliography of John Gould, his family and associates.
[Ref: 22103]   £50.00  
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British Mezzotinters Valentine Green. with six plates.
by Alfred Whitman of the Print Room, British Museum.
London. A.H. Bullen. 47, Great Russell Street, W.C. MCMII [1902].
Book: 4to (251 x 188mm) Cloth binding.. Cloth from spine has fallen away, broken spine.
A compilation of biographical notes, illustrations and a catalogue of the works of one of the most famous mezzotint engravers.
[Ref: 10167]   £90.00  
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British Mezzotinters Valentine Green. with six plates.
by Alfred Whitman of the Print Room, British Museum.
London. A.H. Bullen. 47, Great Russell Street, W.C. MCMII [1902].
Book: 4to (251 x 188mm) Cloth binding with title stamped onto spine in gilt. Limited edition: five hundred and twenty copies printed. No. 452. Binding rubbed and scuffed.
A compilation of biographical notes, illustrations and a catalogue of the works of one of the most famous mezzotint engravers.
[Ref: 10336]   £130.00  
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A Gothic Vision: F.L. Griggs and His Works
by Francis Adams Comstock.
Boston Public Library. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford MCMLXVI [1966].
Book: 4to (279 x 217mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped onto spine. No 424 of a Limited Edition of 600. An illustrated catalogue of 364 pages. Very fine condition.
A comprehensive catalogue with an index, technical notes, a bibliography, and separate catalogues of Griggs's engravings, watercolors, drawings, furniture and other designs, and architectural work.
Library of Congress Catalogue Card Number: 66 - 12131.
[Ref: 10371]   £350.00  
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Painters, Sculptors, Architects, Engravers, and their Works. A Handbook. With Illustrations and Monograms.
by Clara Erskine Clement, Author of "A Handbook of Legendary and Mythological Art".
Second Edition. New York: Published by Hurh and Houghton. Cambridge : Riverside Press. 1875.
Book: 8vo (187 x 123mm). Cloth binding with gilt stamped title on spine, and stamped emblem on front cover. Binding worn on edges and corners.
An illustrated alphabetical handbook to artist and their works.
[Ref: 10201]   £20.00  
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The Engravings of Charles and George Hunt 1820-1880 Racing, Coaching, Hunting, Landscapes & Caricatures.
The Engravings of Charles and George Hunt 1820-1880 Racing, Coaching, Hunting, Landscapes & Caricatures.
John Hickman.
Unicorn Press, 2017.

A comprehensive catalogue raisonné of the works of Charles and George Hunt with over 500 colour illustrations.
[Ref: 44464]   £60.00  
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The History of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers 1880-1930 by Sir Francis Newbolt K.C., A.R.E.
Publication No. 9 The Print Collectors' Club. 5a Pall Mall East, London, S.W.1. 1930.
Book: 8vo (246 x 184mm). Cloth binding with gilt title and emblem stamped onto the front cover and spine. Illustrated with 271 pages. This edition, printed at The Baynard Press, is limited to 600 Copies, of which 300 are for presentation to the Menbers of the Print Collectors' Club. This is No. 496. Bidning scuffed and dirty.
An illustrated history of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers & Engravers.
[Ref: 10326]   £120.00  
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David Hockney.
David Hockney.
Marco Livingstone.
Prima edizione ottobre 1988. Rusconi Libri S.p.A., via Livraghi 1/b, 20126 Milano Traduzione dall'Inglese di Massimo Parizzi.
4to with illustrations.
First edition translation of Livingstone's 1981 English copy of David Hockney. Here Marco Livingstone traces those connections from the beginnings of the artist’s career in the early 1960s through to the more recent works that have contributed to Hockney’s international reputation. These include his photocollages and highly acclaimed stage designs for the opera, not to mention his embrace of technology – namely the fax drawings and colour laser prints – which show the continuing preoccupation with invention and artifice that has made the artist’s work at once popular and enduring.
[Ref: 21986]   £40.00  
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Hogarth.
by Lawrence Gowing with a biographical essay by Ronald Paulson.
Published by order of the Trustees 1971. Copyright 1971, The Tate Gallery.
Book: 4to (297 x 208mm). Slight tear and scuffing to dust jacket. Otherwise fine condition.
An illustrated catalogue for an exhibition held a the Tate Gallery, 2 December 1971-6 February 1972.
Ex Leggatts.
[Ref: 10079]   £30.00  
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Wenzel Hollar. Beschreibendes Verzeichniss Seiner Kupferstiche [ -p.638]. [&] "Nachträge und Verbesserungen zum Verzeichnisse der Hollar'schen Kupferstiche" (p.[625]-662)
von Gustav Parthey.
Berlin verlag der Nicolaischen Buchhandlung. 1853. [&] Berlin verlag der Nicolaischen Buchhandlung. 1858.
Book: 4to (236 x 152mm). Moroccan leather with ridges and marble board binding. Gilt title stamped into spine. Pages slightly creased at edges.
A descriptive catalogue of the etched works of Wenceslaus Hollar 1607-1677.
[Ref: 10159]   £380.00  
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The Graphic Art of Winslow Homer.
The Graphic Art of Winslow Homer.
By Lloyd Goodrich.
Published for The Museum of Graphic Art by the Smithsonian Institution Press. 1968.
Book. 4to (220 x 255mm). Cloth binding, gilt title stamped on spine. In original dust cover.
An illustrated narrative of the printed work of American artist Winslow Homer (1836-1910).
Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36436]   £50.00  
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How to Appreciate Prints
by Frank Weitenkampf, L.H.D. Chief of the Prints Division of the New York Public Library, Author of the "American Graphic Art," "Etching and Contemporary Life," etc.
(Third Revised Edition) London, Grant Richards, Ltd. 1921.
Book: 8vo (207 x 141mm).Cloth binding with title, author and publisher stamped onto the spine. Binding worn with some stains.
An illustrated comprehensive guide to prints. An outline of all methods of print making, the care of prints, subject-interest, specialities, collecting, and appreciation and understanding.
[Ref: 10206]   £45.00  
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How to Identify Old Prints.
How to Identify Old Prints.
By. F.L. Wilder. Editor of Print Prices Current (1918-1939). Picture Prices Current (1935-1937).
London G. Bell and Sons Ltd. Copyright 1969 by G. Bell and Sons Ltd. Published by G. Bell and Sons, Ltd. York House, Portugal St, London, W.C.2. Printed in Great Britain by The Camelot Press Ltd., London and Southampton.
A rare 8vo (254 x 190mm. 10 x 7½"), in green covers with red and gilt title on spine. Covers scuffed and rubbed.
Chapters include hints to collectors and lengthy explanations and details on the following methods of print-making: woodcut, line-engraving, line-engraving in Italy, line-engraving in France, line-engraving in Brtain, etching, mezzotint, stipple, aquatint and lithography. The last two chapters focus on colour-printing from Intaglio plates and hand-coloured prints. Wilder's guide aims to equip to the average print collector with the tools needed to establish whether their prints are original, reprints, copies or reproductions.
[Ref: 22085]   £30.00  
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An Introduction to The Study & Collection of Ancient Prints 'Nil dictum quod non prius dictum, methodus solus artificem ostendit.'
by William Hughes Willshire, M.D. Edin. Late President of the Medical Society of London, etc.
London: Ellis and White, 29 New Bond Street. 1877. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. (i) Volume I. (ii) Volume II.
Book: 2 Vols. 4to (234 x 141mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped onto spine. (i) 373 pages. (ii) 305 pages with a few pull-out illustrations. Binding broken, worn and torn. Some sporadic spotting.
A comprehensive narrative outlining the development of printmaking; the various schools; methods and techniques; and the art of collecting.
[Ref: 10453]   £90.00  
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Catalogue of the Paintings, Engravings, Serjeants' Rings, Plate, Stained Glass, Sculpture, etc. Belonging to the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.
London Printed by Order of the Masters of the Bench. 1915.
Book: 4to (279 x 197mm). Leather and cloth binding. A small supplement listing the photographs in two albums. Spine worn and slighlty torn.
An illustrated catalogue of the artwork belonging to the Hon. Society of the Inner Temple.
[Ref: 10196]   £130.00  
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Realism through Informality. The Conversation Piece in Eighteenth Century Britain and a collection of works by Joseph Wright of Derby.
Leger Galleries, Bond Street, 1983.
Book: Octavo. Colour illustrated wrappers with 24 colour illustrations.
Catalogue for a 1983 exhibition including works by Reynolds and Gainsborough amongst other, with a separate section dedicated to Joseph Wright.
Ex: Collection of Judy Egerton.
[Ref: 28070]   £50.00  
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Charles Keene. Etcher, Draughtsman and Illustrator 1823-1891. Being a Lecture delivered to the Print Collectors' Club on Friday, November 25th, 1932
by Frank l. Emanuel.
Publication Number Fourteen. The Print Collectors' Club. 5A Pall Mall East, London, S.W.I. MCMXXXV [1935].
Book: 8vo (248 x 186mm). Limited edition 50/350. Illustrated catalogue of 71 pages. Board and cloth binding with Print Collectors' Club emblem stamped on front. Binding worn. Some spotting. A few pages have become loosened from the binding.
Charles Samuel Keene (10 August 1823–4 January 1891) was an English artist who worked in black and white.
[Ref: 10335]   £60.00  
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Lasansky: Printmaker.
Lasansky: Printmaker.
University of Iowa Press, Iowa City 52242.
1975 by the University of Iowa. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America.
Large 4to. Blue cloth covers with gilt facsimile signature on front, title on spine, also with original dust jacket.
A catalogue raisonné of all the prints of Mauricio Lasansky from 1933 through 1973. This book contains 135 black and white reproductions, and 24 of those are also shown in colour. A detailed description of each print prepared by John Thein and Phillip Lasansky under the supervision of the artist is included.
[Ref: 21989]   £130.00  
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Addled Art. "Criticism is the conscience of Art." - Ernest Hello.
by Lional Lindsay.
Hollis and Carter Ltd. 25 Ashley Place, London, S.W.1. First published in England, 1946.
Book: 4to (150 x 188mm). Cloth and board binding with title stamped on cover and along spine. Complete with dustjacket. Dust jacket worn and torn. Binding a worn around edges.
An 'honest debunking of modernism in art' which 'reaches conclusions destructive of much contemporay art criticism', by the Australian printmaker and critic Sir Lionel Lindsay (1874-1961) Chapters: I. Anarchy in Art. II. The Jew in Modern Painting. III. Novelty. IV. Les Fauves. V. Surrealism. VI. Drawing-Bad and Good. VII.. The Cult of Ugliness. VIII. Colour and the Quantum of Good in Modern Work. IV. A Few Words on Art Writers. X. Return to Subject. XI. Into the Breach.
[Ref: 10422]   £70.00  
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150 Years of Artists' Lithographs 1803 - 1953.
Feliz H. Man
William Heinemann Ltd. London. Melbourne. Toronto. First published 1953.
Book: 4to (291 x 212mm). Cloth binding with title stamped along spine. Binding scuffed and rubbed.
An illustrated narrative of certain lithographs between 1803 - 1953.
[Ref: 10350]   £130.00  
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Looking at Old Prints
John Booth
First Edition. Cambridge House Book. Westbury, Wiltshire, 1983.
Book: 4to (256 x 191mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped along spine. Complete with dustjacket. 202 pages including illustrations. Dustjacket a little dirty and scuffed, otherwise in fine condition.
An illustrated narrative that looks at the origins of printmaking in Britain; printmaking processes; print collecting; prints and print makers.
[Ref: 10462]   £45.00  
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Wood Engravings and Drawings of Iain Macnab of Barachastlain
by Albert Garrett.
Published by Midas Books, 12 Dene Way, Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN3 0NX.
Book: 4to (298 x 204mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped along spine. Illustrated catalogue with 116 pages; with dust jacket. Dust jacket torn and dirty.
Macnab, Iain, of Barachastlain (1890–1967), painter and wood-engraver. A comprehensive and illustrated reference to a collection of his works.
[Ref: 10369]   £120.00  
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Investing in Maps.
Roger Baynton-Williams.
Published by Barrie and Rockliff, The Cresset Press, 2 Clement's Inn, Strand, London, W.C.2. 1969.
Book: 4to (297 x 214mm). Cloth binding with title in gilt stamped along the spine. Complete with dust jacket and library stamp. Dust jacket worn and creased.
A comprehensive illustrated narrative to understanding maps, their various styles and developments. An introduction details the methods of map-making and the techniques used.
[Ref: 10354]   £45.00  
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Decorative Printed Maps of the 15th to 18th Centuries. A revised edition of Old Decorative Maps and Charts by A.L. Humphreys. With eighty-four reproductions and a new text
by R.A. Skelton, F.S.A. Superintendent of the Map Room, British Museum.
This edition published 1965 by Spring Books, Drury House, Russell Street, London WC2.
Book: 4to (279 x 217mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped along spine. An illustrated catalogue of 184 pages; with dust jacket. Binding faded and worn. Dust jacket worn and torn.
An illustrated guide to maps and their development across Europe.
[Ref: 10363]   £30.00  
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The Masters of Mezzotint: The Men and Their Work with Sixty Illustrations.
by Alfred Whitman of the Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum.
London. George Bell & Sons. 1898.
Book: 4to (286 x 204mm). Cloth binding with gilt title and pattern stamped on the front cover and spine. Binding worn. Some spotting on far right-edge of pages.
An illustrated narrative on the introduction and progression of Mezzorint in the United Kingdom.
[Ref: 10194]   £70.00  
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Catalogue of (i) The First Portion [&] (ii) The Second and Concluding Portion of the Collection of Mezzotinto Engravings formed by John Chaloner Smith, Author of "British Mezzotinto Portraits Described." Which will be held by Auction, by Messrs. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, Auctioneers of Literary Property & Works illustrative of the Fine Arts, at their house, No. 13, Wellington Street, Strand W.C. On Monday, the 21st day of March, 1887, and Eight following Days, at One O'Clock precisely. May be viewed two days prior, and catalogues had.
Dryden Press : J. Davy & Sons, 137, Long Acre, London. [1887].
[Sotheby & Co.]
Book: 4to (243 x 152mm). Original cloth binding with title label on spine. Worn and torn binding. Back binding board detached.
A very scarce copy in one volume of the two catalogues of the Index of days of Sale.
[Ref: 10133]   £260.00  
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Engravings in Mezzotint
by Sydney Ernest Wilson with notes by W. Roberts. Joint author of "George Romney," "John Hoppner, R.A." &c., &c.
Published by Messrs. Vicars Brothers. 12 Bond Street, London, W. [n.d. c.1911.]
Book: 4to (202 x 131mm). Cloth binding with title stamped onto front cover in gilt. Slighty worn binding.
Sydney Ernest Wilson was a mezzotint engraver himself, and this interesting little item is a fully illustrated catalogue of a few mezzotints of female sitters, except that or 'Master Hare', which however still resembles that of a female sitter.
[Ref: 10140]   £80.00  
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Old English Mezzotints.
Text by Malcolm C. Salaman (Author of 'Old English Colour-Prints' and 'The Old Engravers of England'). Edited by Charles Holme.
MCMX. 'The Studio' Ltd. London, Paris, New York.
Book: 4to (271 x 193mm). Cloth binding with title stamped on spine in gilt. Binding with a few stains and slightly worn.
An illustrated catalogue of old English mezzotints.
[Ref: 10148]   £45.00  
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