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A Catalogue of the Mezzotints after, or said to be after Rembrandt.
A Catalogue of the Mezzotints after, or said to be after Rembrandt.
Compiled by John Charrington Hon. Keeper of The Prints at the Fitzwilliam Museum.
Cambridge printed at the University Press 1923. Cambridge: Printed by W. Lewis at the University Press.
Scarce book, 4to with dark blue cloth covers, title and author in gilt on spine.
A catalogue of the mezzotints after, or said to be after Rembrandt. The catalogue starts with an index by title, and then in alphabetical order by engraver with explanation of states.
[Ref: 23785]   £340.00  
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Peter Milton / Complete Etchings 1960-1976.
Peter Milton / Complete Etchings 1960-1976.
Commentary and editing by Kneeland McNulty with essays by the artist.
Published by Impressions Workshop. Boston, Massachusetts 1977.
4to with printed photos on front and back.
A catalogue raisonné of Peter Milton's (b.1930) work.
[Ref: 21998]   £85.00  
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"Connoisseur" Extra Number. George Morland A Biographical Essay With a Catalogue of the Engraved Pictures
by J.T.Herbert Baily
London: Published by Otto Limited. Carmelite House, E.C. 1906.
Book: 4to (272 x 207mm). Board binding with cloth spine. Title stamped in black ink on front cover; and in gilt on the spine. 140 pages with some separate illustrations. Binding worn.
A catalogue of the engraved works of George Morland with a narrative of his life and work.
[Ref: 10452]   £50.00  
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John Nash The Prince Regent's Architect.
Terence Davis.
First published in 1966. London Country Life Limited.
Book: 4to (248 x 188mm). Cloth binding with title stamped along spine in gilt. Complete with dust jacket. 115 textual pages plus illustrations. Binding and dustjacket worn.
An illustrated narrative on the life and work of John Nash; outlining his developments and life progression.
[Ref: 10459]   £45.00  
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Paul Nash Book Designs.
Paul Nash Book Designs.
Researched and Written by Clare Colvin.
A Minories Touring Exhibition. Copyright The Minories and Clare Colvin, 1982. Printed in Essex Telegraph Press Limited, Colchester.
4to (252 x 203mm. 10 x 8".), black covers with gold printed title on cover and spine.
Paul Nash (1889-1946) was a British landscape painter, surrealist and war artist, as well as a book-illustrator, writer and designer of applied art. This illustrated catalogue includes a small biography of his life and then focuses on five sections: book illustrations; bookjackets and illustrations for periodicals; bookbindings; wood engravings not publised as book illustrations; and bookplates.
[Ref: 22097]   £60.00  
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Naval Battles From the Collection of Prints formed amd owned by Commander Sir Charles Leopold Cust, Bart. K.C.V.O., C.B., C.I.E, R.N.
Naval Battles From the Collection of Prints formed amd owned by Commander Sir Charles Leopold Cust, Bart. K.C.V.O., C.B., C.I.E, R.N. The Chronological Arrangement of the Prints with Decorative and Historical Notes.
by Harry Parker.
London. T.H. Parker, 45, Whitcomb Street. MCMXI.
Book: 8to, (185 x 215mm (7¼ x 8¼"). Very scarce. Cloth binding with title stamped on spine in gilt. Binding scuffed and worn. Some overall foxing.
A catalogue of naval prints depicting British sea battles in the collection of Sir C. L. Cust with introduction by Commander Charles Napier Robinson. This is the third copy of this rare & interesting reference book we have seen in 40 years.
[Ref: 38065]   £220.00  
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Old Sporting Prints.
Ralph Nevill.
This edition published 1970 by The Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited. London. New York. Sydney. Toronto. Hamlyn House, Feltham, Middlesex, England. Spring Books.
Book: 4to (278 x 209mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped along spine. An illustrated catalogue in 92 pages; with dust jacket. Dust jacket worn and torn. Binding a little faded.
A comprehensive guide to sporting prints.
[Ref: 10364]   £30.00  
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Richard Newton and English Caricature in 1790s.
David Alexander.
Published by the Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester, in association with Manchester University Press. 1998.
Book: 4to (240 x 170mm). Binding worn, spine dirty and tearing away.
An illustrated narrative and catalogue of images compiled to examine English caricature by Richard Newton and during that era.
Library of Congress Cataloguing-in-Publication data applied for. [Catalog Card Number: 98-164412].
[Ref: 10109]   £45.00  
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Old English Colour-Prints.
Old English Colour-Prints.
Text by Malcolm C. Salaman (Author of 'The Old Engravers of England') Edited by Charles Holme.
MCMIX Offices of 'The Studio' London, Paris and New York. [1909.]
Folio with cloth cover, gilt title on frotn and on spine. Cover rubbed.
A history of eighteenth century colour prints with forty colour illustrations.
[Ref: 21996]   £60.00  
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Old Ship Prints. with fifteen illustrations in colour and ninety-five in black and white from the Macpherson Collection.
by E. Keble Chatterton.
First published in 1927
Book: 4to (285 x 221mm). Binding worn. Some illustration pages cut out.
An illustrated volume aiming to portray prints of "every kind of sailing ship which the engravers in the past sought to illustrate".
[Ref: 10106]   £90.00  
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Old Ship Prints.
by E. Keble Chatterton.
First published in 1927. This edition published 1965 by Spring Books, Drury house, Russell street, London WC1. Second Impression 1967.
Book: 4to (245 x 185mm). Binding worn with some scuffs and stains.
An illustrated volume aiming to portray prints of "every kind of sailing ship which the engravers in the past sought to illustrate".
[Ref: 10104]   £30.00  
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The Great Painter-Etchers from Rembrandt to Whistler
by Malcolm C. Salaman (Author of "Old English Colour-Prints" "Old English Mezzotints" and "The Old Engravers of England"). Edited by Charles Holme.
MCMXIV [1914]. "The Studio" Ltd. London, Paris, New York.
Book: 4to (281 x 201mm). Cloth binding with title stamped in gilt on spine. Title-sheet stuck to front cover. 264 pages including illustrations. Front cover sheet a little dirty and worn.
An illustrated catalogue of various painter-etchers.
[Ref: 10428]   £45.00  
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Anecdotes of Painting in England; With Some Account of the principal Artists; And incidental Notes on other Arts; Collected by the late Mr. George Vertue;
Anecdotes of Painting in England; With Some Account of the principal Artists; And incidental Notes on other Arts; Collected by the late Mr. George Vertue; Multa renascentur quae jam cecidere. Vol. I. [&[ Le sachant Anglois, je crus qu'il m'alloit parler d'edifices et de peintures. Nouvelle Eloise, vol.i.p.245. Vol. II. [&] Vol. III. - The distinguish'd part of Men With Compass, Pencil, Sword, or Pen...That they with Ardour strove to raise At once their Art's and Country's Praise. Prior. [&] To Which is added the History of The Modern Taste in Gardeniing. The Glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee...will make the Place of my Feet glorious. Isaiah, LX. 13. Volume the Fourth and Last. [&] A Catalogue of Engravers, Who have been born, or resided in England;...To which is added An Account of the Life and Works of the latter. And Art reflected Images to Art.____Pope. [&] Anecdotes of Painters who have resided or been born in England; with critical remarks on their productions;
And now digested and published from his original Mss. By Mr. Horace Walpole. [&] [6] By Edward Edwards, deceased, Late Teacher of Perspective, and Associate, in the Royal Academy; Intended as a Continuation to the Anecdotes of Painting by the Late Horace
Earl of Orford. Printed by Thomas Farmer at Strawberry-Hill, MDCCLXII [1762]. [&] [3] Printed in the Year MDCCLXIII [1763]. [&] [4] Printed by Thomas Kirkgate, MDCCLXXI [1771]. [&] [5] Printed in the Year MDCCLXIII [1763]. [&] [6] London: Printed by Luke Hanfard & Sons, For Leigh and Sotheby, W.J. and J. Richardosn, R. Faulder, T. Payne and J. White. 1808.
8 volumes; 8vo (222 x 178mm. 8¾ x 7".), red morocco gilt, gilt-stamped decorative boards. Covers slightly scuffed and worn.
Volume I focuses on the state of painting from the Reign of Henry III to the end of Henry VI; the Reign of Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI and Mary, and Queen Elizabeth. Volume II discusses painters and other artists in the Reign of James I; Charles I, his love and protection of the arts; Sir Peter Paul Rubens; and general painters in the Reign of Charles I, and artists during the Interregnum. Volume III addresses painters in the Reign of Charles II; Statuaries, Carvers, Architects and Medallists in the Reign of Charles II; Artists in the Reign of James II; Painters in the Reign of King William; Painters and other Artists in the Reign of Queen Anne. Volume IV discusses painters in the Reign of George I; painters in the Reign of George II; Statuaries in the Reign of George II; Architects in the Reign of George II; on modern gardening. Volume V is a catalogue of engravers with an added chapter on the Life of Mr George Vertue with a list of Vertue's works. Volume VI acts as a continuation and elaboration of the first four volumes by Horace Walpole. The last two volumes each contain 46 plates of artists.
[Ref: 22113]   £1,300.00   view all images for this item
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A Catalogue of the Etchings of Samuel Palmer
with Introduction, Notes, etc. by R.G. Alexander.
Publication Number Sixteen. The Print Collectors' Club. 5A Pall Mall East, London, S.W.I. MCMXXXVII. [1937].
Book: 8vo (249 x 186mm). Limited edition 355/375. Illustrated catalogue of 107 pages. Cloth binding with Print Collectors' Club emblem stamped on front binding in gilt, and title along spine. Binding worn. Some sporadic spotting.
Samuel Palmer (January 27, 1805 – May 24, 1881) was an English landscape painter, etcher and printmaker. He was also a prolific writer. Palmer was a key figure in English Romanticism and produced visionary pastoral paintings.
[Ref: 10332]   £120.00  
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Phillipps Studies No. 2. The Family Affairs of Sir Thomas Phillipps
by A.N.L. Munby. Fellow and Librarian, King's College, Cambridge.
Published by the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press 1952.
Book: 8vo (214 x 135mm). Cloth binding with title stamped along spine in gilt; with dust jacket. 119 pages with illustrations. Dust jacket worn and creased.
An illustrated narrative that addresses the collector's life except his literary activities and the formation of his library.
[Ref: 10358]   £45.00  
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Phillipps Studies No. 3. The Formation of The Phillipps Library up to the Year 1840.
by A.N.L. Munby. Fellow and Librarian, King's College, Cambridge.
Published by the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press 1954.
Book: 8vo (216 x 135mm). Cloth binding with title stamped along spine in gilt; with dust jacket. 177 pages with illustrations. Dust jacket a little dirty.
This narrative contains a large number of vignettes of collectors and booksellers; it also records Phillipps's literary activities, the rise and progress of the Middle Hill Press, and the crusade which the baronet conducted for the better preservation of the public records.
[Ref: 10359]   £45.00  
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Phillipps Studies No. 4. The Formation of the Phillipps Library from 1841 to 1872. With an Account of the Phillipps Art Collections by A.E.Popham. Sometime Keeper of Prints and Drawings. The British Museum.
by A.N.L. Munby. Fellow and Librarian, King's College, Cambridge.
Published by the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press 1956.
Book: 8vo (216 x 135mm). Cloth binding with title stamped along spine in gilt; with dust jacket. 227 pages with illustrations. Dust jacket slightly dirty.
An illustrated narrative that contemplates the history of the formation of the library, covering accessions from 1841 to 1872, the year of the collector's death.
[Ref: 10360]   £45.00  
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Phillipps Studies No. 5. The Disperal of The Phillipps Library.
by A.N.L. Munby. Fellow and Librarian, King's College, Cambridge.
Published by the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press 1960.
Book: 8vo (216 x 135mm). Cloth binding with title stamped along spine in gilt; with dust jacket. 205 pages with illustrations. Dust jacket slightly scuffed and worn.
In this last volume of the series, Mr Munby tells the story of Sir Thomas Phillipps's attempts yo bequeath his library to various bodies and to the nation; and its eventual bequest on trust to his daughter. The Library was then broken up and sold in lots; and this sale was on the most important in bookselling history.
[Ref: 10361]   £45.00  
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Pictures in the Dulwich Gallery. Princess Victoria Series.
Engraved and printed by order of the Governors by Emery Walker, Hammersmith, 1910. and reprinted at the University Press, Oxford, 1923.
Book: 4to (237 x 178mm). Cloth binding with title stamped in gilt along spine.
An illustrated catalogue and narrative in three parts of the pictures on the Dulwich Gallery.
[Ref: 10212]   £20.00  
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Notes on the Early British Engraved Royal Portraits. Issued in Various Series from 1521 to the End of the Eighteenth Century
by H.C.Levis.
100 Copies Printed for the Author at The Chiswick Press, London, 1917.
Book: 4to (261 x 201mm). Cloth spine binding with card covers. Binding worn, torn and stained.
A narrative with black and white illustrations exmaning the progression and variations in Royal portraiture.
[Ref: 10174]   £120.00  
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Catalogue Raisonné of Engraved British Portraits from Altered Plates
from the notes of George Somes Layard arranged by H.M.Latham with an Introduction by the Marquess of Sligo.
London, Philip Allan & Co. Ltd. Quality Court. 1927.
Book: 4to (284 x 222mm). Cloth binding with 'Westminster Public Libraries' stamp on the front cover, and the title stamped on the spine in gilt. Binding worn.
A catalogue raisonné describing the origins and circumstances for which various British Portraits took the same form, with small alterations made to the plates, thus creating similar portrait features and surroundings for one or more different sitters. Limited edition 300
[Ref: 10177]   £120.00  
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A Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits From Egbert the Great to the Present Time. Consisting of the Effigies of Persons in Every Walk of Human Life; as well those whose services to their country are recorded in the annals of the English History, as others whose eccentricity of character rendered them conspiuous in their day. With an Appendix, containing the Portraits of such foreigneres as either by alliance with the Royal Families of, or Residence as visitors in this Kingdom, or by deriving from it some title of distinction, may claim a place in the British Series. Methodically disposed in Classes, and interspersed with a number of Notices Biographical and Genealogical, never before published.
by Henry Bromley.
London., Printed fro T. Paune, Mews Gate; J.Edwards. Pall-Mall; W. Otridge and Son; and R. Faulder, New Bond Street. MDCCXCIII. [1793].
Book: 4to (266 x 202mm). Marble board binding. Spine label peeled away. Some spotting.
A two part catalogue of engraved British portraits.
[Ref: 10193]   £120.00  
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Portrait Miniatures.
Texy by Dr. George C. Williamson. Edited by Charles Holme.
MCMX 'The Studio' Ltd. London, Paris, New York. [1910].
Book: 4to (286 x 207mm). Cloth binding with stamped title along the spine. Ex Leggatt. Some scuffing and rubbing to the binding.
A comprehensive narrative on miniature portraits.
[Ref: 10146]   £30.00  
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(i) Historical Portraits Richard II to Henry Wriothesley 1400-1600. The Lives by C.R.L. Fletcher; Formerly Fellow of All Souls and Magdalen Colleges. The Portraits chosen by Emery Walker; Fellow of the Society of Antiquities. With an Introduction on the History of Portraiture in England. [&] (ii) Historical Portraits 1700-1850. The Lives by C.R.L. Fletcher; Formerly Fellow of All Souls and Magdalen Colleges. The Portraits chosen by Emery Walker; Fellow of the Society of Antiquities. With an Introduction by C.F. Bell. Part I (Vol.III of the Series) 1700-1800. [&] (iii) Part II (Vol. IV of the Series) 1800-1850.
(i) Oxford At the Clarendon Press 1909 [&] (ii & iii) Oxford At the Clarendon Press 1919.
Book: three volumes. 4to (255 x 194mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped into the spine.(i) a hand written letter to Mr Leggatt from the Ashmolean Museum dated 1919. (i) Binding worn with some rubbing(ii)Binding slightly worn. Small tear hole in the first page. (iii) Binding worn with some staining.
Three illustrated volumes of historical portraits.
Ex Leggatt.
[Ref: 10143]   £12.00  
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A Catalogue of Twenty Thousand Engraved Portraits, chiefly of personages connected with the History and Literature of Great Britain, on sale at the annexed prices.
by John Russell Smith, 36, Soho Square, W. London. MDCCCLXXXIII. [1883].
Book: 4to (211 x 142mm). Cloth binding with title stamped on spine in gilt. Binding word and rubbed, spine in particular.
A catalogue of the engraved portraits on sale by J.R. Smith.
[Ref: 10142]   £60.00  
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(i) Illustrated Catalogue of a Loan Collection of Portraits of English Historical Personages who died prior to the Year 1625. Exhibited in the Examination schools, Oxford under the Auspices of a Committee of the Oxford Historical Society April and May, MDCCCCIIII [1904]. (ii) Illustrated Catalogue of a Loan Collection of Portraits of English Historical Personages who died between 1625 and 1714. Exhibited in the Examination Schools, Oxford April and May, MDCCCCV [1905]. (iii) Illustrated Catalogue of a Loan Collection of Portraits of English Historical Personages who died between 1714 and 1837. Exhibited in the Examination Schools, Oxford April and May, MDCCCCVI [1906].
Henry Frowde, M.A. Publisher to the University of Oxford, London, Edinburgh, New York (ii & iii) and Toronto.
Oxford at the Clarendon Press, (i) 1904. (ii) 1905. (iii) 1906.
Book: 3 Vols. 4to (282 x 221mm). Board binding with title stamped in gilt along spine. (i) 60 textual pages plus illustrations. (ii) 104 textual pages plus illustrations. (iii) 106 pages plus illustrations. Binding worn.
Three narrative catalogues with illustrations of a collection of British Historical portraits exhibited in Oxford.
Ex Leggatts.
[Ref: 10426]   £120.00  
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British Museum Catalogue of Engraved Portraits (6 volumes).
by Freeman O'Donoghue, F.S.A.
London: printed by William Clowes and Sons, Limited, Duke Street, Stamford Street, S.E., and Great Winmill Street, W.
Book: Oblong 4to (250 x 170mm). Original binding.
The most comprehensive catalogue of British engraved portraits in existence.
[Ref: 13067]   £380.00  
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British Mezzotinto Portraits; being a Descriptive Catalogue of these Engravings from the Introduction of the Art to the early part of the present Century. Arranged according to the Engravers; the Inscriptions given at full length; and the Variations of State precisely set forth; Accompanied by Biographical Notes; And Appendix of a Selection of the Prices produced at Public Sales by some of the Specimens, down to the present time. In Four Parts. Part the First.
by John Chaloner Smith, B.A. M.R.I.A., M. INST. C.E.
London : Henry Sotheran & Co., 36 Piccadilly; And J. Noseda, 109 Strand. 1883.
Book: 4to (258 x 179mm). Cloth binding with title label stuck onto spine. 476 pages. Broken spine. Rubbed and scuffed binding.
A narrative catalogue of British Mezzotint portraits; part one.
[Ref: 10366]   £65.00  
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British Mezzotinto Portraits; being a Descriptive Catalogue of these Engravings from the Introduction of the Art to the early part of the present Century. Arranged according to the Engravers; the Inscriptions given at full length; and the Variations of State precisely set forth; Accompanied by Biographical Notes; And Appendix of a Selection of the Prices produced at Public Sales by some of the Specimens, down to the present time. In Four Parts. Part the Second.
by John Chaloner Smith, B.A. M.R.I.A., M. INST. C.E.
London : Henry Sotheran & Co., 36 Piccadilly; And J. Noseda, 109 Strand. 1883.
Book: 4to (258 x 179mm). Cloth binding with title label stuck onto spine. 493 pages. Binding torn and worn. Some tears in the pages.
A narrative catalogue of British Mezzotint portraits; part two.
[Ref: 10368]   £80.00  
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Portraits of Queen Elizabeth I
by Roy C. Strong
Oxford At the Clarendon Press. 1963.
Book: 4to (234 x 157mm). Cloth binding with title stamped along the spine in gilt. Dust jacket slightly dirty, otherwise in fine condition.
A narrative, which primarily set out to be a postgraduate research paper, exploring the production, style and use of the portraits, with discussion on the Queen's varying appearances.
Ex Leggatt
[Ref: 10170]   £50.00  
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Print Collecting.
Bryan Allen.
First published in Great Britain 1970 by Frederick Muller Ltd., Fleet Street, London, E.C.4.
Book: 8vo (209 x 160mm). Cloth binding with stamped title along spine, complete with dust jacket. Dust jackst torn and worn.
An illustrated reference guide on the different types of print, different categories, favourite genre of prints, what is collectable, the practicalities behind publications, forgeries, purchasing: where and who, the care of prints and further ivestigation into prints.
[Ref: 10222]   £25.00  
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Printed Sources of Western Art. 4 Albrecht Dürer. Underweysung der Messung.
general editor: Theodorew Besterman
Collegium Graphicum. Portland, Oregon. 1972.
Book: 4to (298 x 203mm), with slipcase. Fine.
A book with the sources of Western Art. An anthology of the mathematics and science in art.
[Ref: 10121]   £45.00  
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Notes on Prints. Being the Text of Labels Prepared for A Special Exhibition of Prints from the Museum Collection
by William M. Ivins, Jr. Curator of the Department of Prints.
New York 1930.
Book: 8vo (214 x 137). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped on spine. Worn binding.
An illustrated catalogue of some labels presented at the Exhibition held at the Metropolian Museum of Art, New York.
[Ref: 10205]   £30.00  
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Old Prints and Engravings with 79 Illustrations.
by Fred. W. Burgess Author of 'Old Pottery and Porcelain, Antique Jewellery and Trinkets, Silver : Pewter : Sheffield Plate, etc.'
London. George Routledge & Sons, Ltd. New York : G.P.Putman's Son 1924.
Book: 8vo (212 x 139mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped on spine. A wonderful oval portrait in gilt of Sir Philip Sidney. Fine.
Sir Philip Sidney (1554 - 1586) was a renaissance English courtier par excellence. This is an illustrated guide to the various artists, methods, techniques and genre of engravings and prints.
[Ref: 10216]   £30.00  
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Notes on Prints.
by William M. Ivins, Jr.
Da Capo Press. New York. 1967.
Book: 4to (254 x 176mm). Leather binding with glit title stamped along spine. Complete with dust jacket. Dust jacket a little worn.
This is an unabridged illustrated republication of the first edition published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1930. A collection of labels prepared for a Special Exhibition.
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 67-25444.
[Ref: 10236]   £15.00  
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How to Distinguish Prints. Written and Illustrated by Members of the Print Society
and Edited by Hesketh Hubbard R.O.I., R.B.A., A.R.W.A. (Founder of the Print Society).
1926. Published by the Print Society. An International Society of Print Makers and Collectors. Woodgreen Common: Near Salisbury in the County of Wiltshire: England.
Book: 4to (285 x 218mm). Cloth binding. Dustjacket stuck to inside of binding. 127 pages inclusive of illustrations. Dustjacket worn and dirty. Some sporadic spotting.
An illustrated reference to Relievo, Intaglio and Planographic processes; with French and German terminology.
[Ref: 10463]   £160.00  
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The Appeal of Prints.
The Appeal of Prints.
by Carl Zigrosser.
1970 by Carl Zigrosser. Printed in U.S.A. KNA Press Inc. Kennett Square, Pa. Leary's Book Co. A division of Geo. S. MacManus Co.
Small 4to with grey cloth covers, title imprinted on spine, also with original dust jacket. Dust jacket slighlty scuffed around edges.
[Ref: 21994]   £30.00  
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Prints for the Collector. British Prints from 1500 to 1900.
Therle Hughes.
Lutterworth Press. London First published 1970.
Book: 4to (245 x 186mm). Cloth binding with title stamped on frontcover and spine in gilt. With dust jacket. Dust jacket with a few tears. Binding a little worn.
An illustrated reference guide to the following: relief prints, intaglio prints, planographic prints, tone processes, chiaroscuro prints and coloured prints. A historical outline and important terminology is also provided.
[Ref: 10234]   £40.00  
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Pictures by Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A. The One Hundredth Exhibition at the French Gallery. 120, Pall Mall, London. 1911.
Pictures by Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A. The One Hundredth Exhibition at the French Gallery. 120, Pall Mall, London. 1911.
Wallis & Son. [1911.]
4to (280 x 228mm. 11 x 9".), with brown cloth covers, the title in gilt on the spine. Covers slightly scuffed.
Ernest Gambart, an agent of the French print publisher Goupil, quickly launched himself on his own as a print publisher and seller and established the French Gallery in the mid-1850s at 120/121 Pall Mall as a full-time space devoted to the exhibition and sale of contemporary art. It was one of the first and most successful commercial galleries of contemporary art in London, and its emergence paralleled a larger transformation of the art market. Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823) was a Scottish portrait painter. Here this illustrated catalogue includes a foreword by James Grieg and press notices of the collection of pictures on view at the French Gallery
Ex Collection: Leggatts.
[Ref: 22092]   £40.00  
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A Catalogue of the Mezzotints after, or said to be after, Rembrandt.
compiled by John Charrington Hon. Keeper of the Prints at the Fitzwilliam Museum.
Cambridge, Printed at the University Press 1923.
Book: 4to (216 x 177mm). Cloth binding with title stamped onto spine in gilt. Binding scuffed and rubbed.
[Ref: 10339]   £240.00  
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A Catalogue Raisonné of The Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters; In which is included a short Biographical Notice of the Artists, with a copious description of Their Principal Pictures; A Statement of the Prices at which such
A Catalogue Raisonné of The Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters; In which is included a short Biographical Notice of the Artists, with a copious description of Their Principal Pictures; A Statement of the Prices at which such pictures have been sold at public sales on the Continent and in England; A Reference to the Galleries and Private Collections, in which a large portion are at present; and the names of the Artists by whom the they have been Engraved; To which is added, A Brief Notice of the Scholars & Imitators of the Great Masters of the Above Schools:
By John Smith, Dealer in Pictures. Part the Seventh.
London: Published by Smith and Son, 137, New Bond Street. MDCCCXXXVI [1836].
Small 4to (260 x 171mm. 10¼ x 6¾".), red cloth covers. Covers slighty torn with spine lost; binding broken.
This particular volume focuses on the life and works of Rembrandt van Rhyn (1606-1669) the Dutch painter and etcher, one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art history and the most important in Dutch history.
[Ref: 22112]   £60.00  
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Rembrandt's Etchings. An Essay and a Catalogue With some Notes on the Drawings, with thirty-four plates illustrating the drawings & a complete series of reproductions (330) of the etchings. In two volumes. Vol. I The Text
by Arthuer M. Hind.
Methuen and Co. Ltd. 36 Essex Street W.C. London. First Published in 1912.
Book: 4to (249 x 177mm). Cloth binding with stamped title and embossed patterning on the spine. Binding slightly worn and a few little tears. Some sporadic spotting on the first few pages.
A compilation of biographical notes, a chronological catalogue and illustrations on the etchings by Rembrandt.
[Ref: 10156]   £220.00  
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Fantasien. Umrisse zum Erstenmal von den Original-Platten Abgedruckt.
Fantasien. Umrisse zum Erstenmal von den Original-Platten Abgedruckt.
Gezeichnet von Moritz Retzsch.
London im verlag von Saunders und Otley, Conduit Street; Black, Young und Young, Tavistock Street; Rittner und Goupil, Paris. 1834.
Book: 8vo (281 x 211mm). Cloth and marble board binding. Binding a little worn.
Friedrich August Moritz Retzsch (December 9, 1779 - June 11, 1857) was a German painter, draughtsman, and etcher. A wonderful collection of line engravings and a few separate drawings and etchings.
[Ref: 10466]   £160.00   view all images for this item
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Nineteenth Century Mezzotinters. Samuel William Reynolds.
by Alfred Whitman of the Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum.
London. George Bell & Son. 1903.
Book: 4to (290 x 211). Cloth binding with title stamped in gilt on spine and front cover. Binding worn and scuffed.
This catalogue does not claim to be a catalogue raisonné, but has aimed to compile the majority of the portrait work engraved both by Samuel Reynolds Jr and Senior.
[Ref: 10173]   £80.00  
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Nineteenth Century Mezzotinters.  Samuel William Reynolds.
Nineteenth Century Mezzotinters. Samuel William Reynolds.
by Alfred Whitman of the Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum.
London. George Bell & Son. 1903.
Book: 4to (290 x 211). Cloth binding with title stamped in gilt on spine and front cover. Complete. Binding worn and scuffed.
This catalogue does not claim to be a catalogue raisonné, but has aimed to compile the majority of the portrait work engraved both by Samuel Reynolds Jr and Senior.
Ex: Collection the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36441]   £65.00  
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Catalogue of The Library of the Royal Geographical Society. May, 1865.
London: John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1865.
Book: 8vo (222 x 142mm). Paperback. 541 pages. Very worn, torn and dirty binding, book split into two at page 256. Front and back cover loose from binding.
A complete one volume bibliography of the library contents at the Royal Geographical Society.
[Ref: 10195]   £60.00  
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The Life of David Roberts, R.A. Compiled from his Journals and Other Sources with Etchings and Facsimiles of Pen-and-Ink Sketches by the Artist.
by James Ballantine.
Edinburgh. Adam and Charles Black, North Bridge. MDCCCLXVI [1866].
Book: 4to (290 x 233mm). Cloth binding with 'David Roberts R.A.' stamped in gilt onto front cover, and title area stamped onto spine in gilt. 225 textual pages plus illustrations. Broken binding, some spotting.
A comprehensive narrative and catalogue of the life and works of David Roberts.
Ex Leggatt.
[Ref: 10441]   £250.00  
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Romney. A Biographical and Critical Essay with a Catalogue Raisonné of his Works. Vol. I. [&] Vol. II.
Romney. A Biographical and Critical Essay with a Catalogue Raisonné of his Works. Vol. I. [&] Vol. II.
By Humphry Ward and W. Roberts.
1904 Thos. Agnew & Sons. London, Manchester, Liverpool. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York.
A pair of large 4to books (330 x 266mm. 13 x 10½".), with blue cloth board covers and leather spines, gilt titles on cover and spine. Limited edition.
A two volume critique and catalogue raisonné of the life and work of George Romney (1734-1802), the English portrait painter, the most fashionable artist of his day, painting leading society figures, including his artistic muse, Emma Hamilton, mistress of Lord Nelson.
[Ref: 22096]   £190.00   view all images for this item
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The Life of George Romney, Esq.
The Life of George Romney, Esq. He was famous in his profession: And it was his great right to be so. Shakespeare. Vittima della sua applicazionne, ci e stato rapito da questa vita, compsanto da tutti gli spassionati...e a procurare di adempiere i suoi desideri col rendere utile la sua memoria. Azara, vita di Mengs.
By William Hayley, Esq.
Chichester: Printed by W. Mason. For T. Payne, Pall-Mall, London. 1890.
4to (286 x 228mm. 11¼ x 9"), with green morrocan board covers, title on spine. Incomplete, 8 plates only; front cover broken off.
An illustrated account of George Romney’s life. Hayley is subjective and partial but contains many personal insights, and he preserves the oddities of Romney’s character. George Romney (1734-1802), the English portrait painter, the most fashionable artist of his day, painting leading society figures, including his artistic muse, Emma Hamilton, mistress of Lord Nelson.
Ex: Leggatts.
[Ref: 22100]   £100.00  
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A Collection of Engraved Portraits Exhibited by the late James Anderson Rose at the Opening of the new Library and Museum of the Corperation of London, November 1872. Vols 1. [&] Vol 2.
A Collection of Engraved Portraits Exhibited by the late James Anderson Rose at the Opening of the new Library and Museum of the Corperation of London, November 1872. Vols 1. [&] Vol 2.
Marcus Ward & Co. Limited. 1894.
Book. 4to. Half velum. Half tone illustrations. Uncut. Complete. Front and back boards stained.
Two volumes of the illustrated catalogue of engraved portraits lent by businessman James Anderson Rose (1819-1890) to the Corporation of London for an exhition in 1872 marking the opening of their new Library and museum.
Ex: Collection the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36443]   £130.00  
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