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American Naval Broadsides.
American Naval Broadsides. A Collection of Early Naval Prints (1745-1815).
by Edgar Newbold Smith.
Philadelphia Maritime Museum and Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. Publisher, New York. [1974].
Book. 4to (220 x 285mm). Cloth bindings, gilt title stamped on spine and front. Original dust cover. Dust cover, damaged with some tears.
An illustrated catalogue of prints depicting American naval battles between 1745 and 1815 in the collection of Edgar Newbold Smith. The catalogue of 117 prints is accompanied by a chronological narrative with special attention paid to French and Indian War, The American Revolution, the Federal Period and the War of 1812.
Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36435]   £160.00  
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Aquatint Engraving: A Chapter in the History of Book Illustration
by S.T.Prideaux.
W. & G. Foyle Ltd. 119 Charing Cross Road, London, W.C.2. This Edition, Februar 1968.
Book: 4to (235 x 160mm). Cloth binding with gilt title and wording stamped onto spine and frontcover.
A comprehensive narrative with illustrations on the process of aquatint, the particular genre of aquatint prints and prominent aquatinters.
[Ref: 10250]   £40.00  
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Aquatint Engraving: A Chapter in the History of Book Illustration Illustrated by an Original Aquatint, Two Collotype Plates and Numerous Half-Tone Plates.
by S.T.Prideaux.
London. Duckworth & Co. 3 Henrietta Street. Covent Garden, W.C. First Published, December 1909.
Book: 4to (235 x 160mm). Cloth binding with gilt title and wording stamped onto spine and frontcover. Binding worn and torn.
A comprehensive narrative with illustrations on the process of aquatint, the particular genre of aquatint prints and prominent aquatinters.
[Ref: 10248]   £60.00  
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Ariadne Florentina. Six Lectures on Wood and Metal Engraving. With Appendix. Given before the University of Oxford, in Michaelmas Term 1872.
Ariadne Florentina. Six Lectures on Wood and Metal Engraving. With Appendix. Given before the University of Oxford, in Michaelmas Term 1872. Second Edition.
by John Ruskin, LL.D., Honorary Student of Christ Church, and Slade Professor of Fine Art.
George Allen, Sunnyside, Orpington, Kent. 1891. Printed by Hazell, Watson, & Viney, Ld., London and Aylesbury.
8vo (230 x 158mm. 9 x 6¼"), with green calf cover, gilt title on spine. Scratched Bartolozzi dedication inside front cover. Scuffed and marked covers.
John Ruskin (1819-1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era. In 1869 he became the first Slade Professor of Fine Art at the Universtiy of Oxford, where he established the Ruskin School of Drawing. This book is made up of six lectures with illustrations on: 'the definition of the art of engraving', 'the relation of engraving to other arts in Florence', 'the technics of wood engraving', 'the technics of metal engraving', 'design in the German schools of engraving (Holbein and Durer)', and 'design in the Florentine schools of engraving (Sandro Botticelli)'.
[Ref: 22083]   £60.00  
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Pageantry of Sport from the Age of Chivalry to the Age of Victoria With selections from the writings of William Hazlitt, Pierce Egan, Nimrod, Izaak Walton, Mark Twain, Henry Fielding, Charles Dickens and many others. Illustrated with 16 colour plates and 144 contemporary drawings, engravings and paintings.
by John Arlott and Arthur Daley.
Paul Elek Productions London 1968.
Book: oblong 4to (267 x 388mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped along spine and gilt emblem on front cover. Complete with dustjacket. 129 pages inclusive of illustrations. Fine.
A comprehensive reference acknowleding the contribution of sports and games that England has brought to modern culture.
[Ref: 10465]   £45.00  
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Bartolozzi And his Works. A Biographical and Decriptive Account of the Life and Career of Francesco Bartolozzi, R.A. (Illustrated) with some observations on The Present Demand for and Value of his Prints; the way to detect Modern Impressions from Worn-out plates and to recognise falsely-tinted Impressions; Deceptions attempted with Prints; Print Collecting, Judging, Handling, &c.; together with a List of upwards of 2,000 - the most extensive record yet complied - of the Great Engraver's Works. "Sous leurs heureuses mains le cuivre devient or." Vol. I.
by Andrew W. Tuer
London : Field & Tuer, ye Leadenhalle Presse. Hamilton, Adams & Co., Paternoster Row. New York : Scriber & Welford, 743 & 745 Broadway. [n.d. c.1885].
Book: Two Vols. 4to (284 x 219mm). Board binding with gilt title on spine and front cover, with small gilt crest in bottom right-hand corner. Rubbed, slightly torn binding with some spotting.
An illustrated catalogue of the life and works of Francesco Bartolozzi.
[Ref: 10199]   £250.00  
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The Picture Printer of the Nineteenth Century. George Baxter 1804-1867
by C. T. Courtney Lewis Author of "George Baxter (Colour Printer), His Life and Work A Manual for Collectors"
London. Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Ld. 1911.
Book: thick 4to (229 x 164mm). Cloth binding with title stamped onto spine in gilt. 363 textual pages plus illustrations. Binding a little worn.
An illustrated narrative of the life and works of George Baxter.
[Ref: 10436]   £100.00  
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George Baxter (Colour Printer) His Life and Work. A Manual for Collectors
by C.T.Courtney Lewis
London. Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Ld. 1908.
Book: 8vo (195 x 132mm). Cloth binding gilt title area stamped into spine and frontcover. 276 textual pages plus illustrations. Binding worn and torn, pulling away from text. Some sporadic foxing.
An illustrated narrative of the life and work of George Baxter. A comprehensive and detailed guide to his artistic development.
[Ref: 10446]   £95.00  
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Aubrey Beardsley.
Aubrey Beardsley.
By Brian Reade. Victoria & Albert Museum.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1966. Large Picture Book No.32. Crown Copyright 1966. First published on the occasion of the Aubrey Beardsley Exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum May-September 1966.
8vo (245 x 184mm. 9¾ x 7¼".) Slightly faded covers.
Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898) was an English illustrator and author. His drawings were heavily influenced by the style of the Japanese woodcuts, and thus his own work emphasized the grotesque, the decadent, and the erotic. This catalogue was compiled for the exhibition held at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. With explanatory and biographical text, Reade has included fifty illustrations.
[Ref: 22084]   £30.00  
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Catalogue of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. Division I. Political and Personal Satires. (No. 1236 to No. 2015). Vol. II. - June 1689 to 1733.
[Prepared by Frederic George Stephens and containing many descriptions by Edward Hawkins Late Keeper of the Antiquities, F.R.S.]
Printed by Order of the Trustees 1873. Chiswick Press:-Printed by Whittingham and Wilkins, Tooks Court, Chancery Lane. Stamp of the "Royal Institution Great Britain".
Book: (258 x 161mm). Stamp on cover and stamped spine in gilt. Worn and tired binding.
British Museum Catalogue. Only reference guide to British Satirical Prints.
[Ref: 10073]   £250.00  
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Catalogue of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. Division I. Political and Personal Satires. (No. 2016 to No. 3116). Vol. III. Part I. - March 28, 1734, to C. 1750.
Prepared by Frederic George Stephens and containing many descriptions by Edward Hawkins Late Keeper of the Antiquities, F.R.S.
Printed by Order of the Trustees 1877. Chiswick Press:Charles Whittingham, Tooks Court, Chancery Lane. Stamp of the "Royal Institution Great Britain".
Book: (258 x 151mm). Stamp on cover and stamped spine in gilt. Worn and rubbed cover.
British Museum Catalogue. Only reference guide to British Satirical Prints.
[Ref: 10075]   £250.00  
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Catalogue of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. Division I. Political and Personal Satires. (No. 3117 to No. 3804). Vol. III. Part II. - March 28, 1751, to C. 1760.
Prepared by Frederic George Stephens and containing many descriptions by Edward Hawkins Late Keeper of the Antiquities, F.R.S.
Printed by Order of the Trustees 1877. Chiswick Press:Charles Whittingham, Tooks Court, Chancery Lane.
Book: (258 x 151mm). Stamp on cover and stamped spine in gilt. Worn and rubbed cover. Tears to binding.
British Museum Catalogue. Only reference guide to British Satirical Prints.
[Ref: 10076]   £250.00  
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Catalogue of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. Division I. Political and Personal Satires. Vol. IV._A.D. 1761 to c. A.D. 1770. (No. 3805 to No. 4838)
Prepared by Frederic George Stephens and containing many descriptions by Edward Hawkins Late Keeper of the Antiquities, F.R.S.
Printed by Order of the Trustees 1883. Chiswick Press: C. Whittingham & Co., Tooks Court, Chancery Lane. Stamp of the "Royal Institution Great Britain".
Book: (254 x 159mm). Stamp on cover and stamped spine in gilt. Tear to binding. Rubbed and scuffed.
British Museum Catalogue. Only reference guide to British Satirical Prints.
[Ref: 10077]   £250.00  
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A Bibliography of Nineteenth-Century British Topographical Books with Steel Engravings.
Merlyn Holloway.
Holland Press Ltd. London. 1977.
Book: 4to ( 241 x 182mm).Cloth binding. Dust jacket a little creased along spine. Binding in tact.
A listing of steel engravings in British topographical works.
[Ref: 10130]   £30.00  
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Arthur Boyd. Etchings and Lithographs.
Arthur Boyd. Etchings and Lithographs.
Introduction by Imre von Maltzahn.
Maltzahn Gallery Limited London. First edition 1971. Published by Lund Humphries Publishers Limited 12 Bedford Square London WC1.
Limited edition 4to, red cloth clover with printed title on spine, also with original dust jacket. Some scuffing and soiling to dust jacket.
This book is devoted to the entire graphic work of Arthur Boyd (1920-1999) (with the exception of the St Francis lithographs) produced between 1962 and 1969 -etchings, aquatints and drypoints
[Ref: 21991]   £70.00  
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British Mezzotinto Portraits;
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. (i) Part the First. Engravers: Adams to Faber. (ii) Part the Second. Engravers: Faithorne to Miller. (iii) Part the Third. Engravers: Moore to Vispre. (iv) Part the Fourth. Division I. Walker to Young. (v) Part the Fourth. Divison II. Additions, Corrections, Indexes.
by John Chaloner Smith, B.A.m M.R.I.A., M. Inst. C.E.
London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 36 Piccadilly; And J. Noseda, 199 Strand. (i) 1878. (ii) 1879. (iii) 1880. (iv) 1882.
Presentation set, to 'The Editor of the Builder With the author's compliments' (in vol 4) Four volumes, 4to, contemporary half morocco, gilt lettered on spines. Vols I & 2 interleaved with blank paper; titlepages & contents bound at end of vol 4; results of CS Sale prices in vols 1-3. Leather distressed, otherwise fine.
The Catalogue Raisonné of pre-1800 British Mezzotint Portraits, arranged in alphabetical order by artist. This presentation copy has the extra interleaving and the uncommon results list from the sale of Chaloner Smith's collection.
[Ref: 45210]   £430.00  
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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. (i) Part the First. Engravers: Adams to Faber. (ii) Part the Second. Engravers: Faithorne to Miller. (iii) Part the Third. Engravers: Moore to Vispre. (iv) Part the Fourth. Division I. Walker to Young. (v) Part the Fourth. Divison II. Additions, Corrections, Indexes.
by John Chaloner Smith, B.A.m M.R.I.A., M. Inst. C.E.
London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 36 Piccadilly; And J. Noseda, 199 Strand. (i) 1878. (ii) 1879. (iii) 1880. (iv) 1882. (v) 1883.
Book [five vols]: 4to (259 x 178mm). Original cloth binding with title label on spine. (i) Spine title upside-down. (i - v) Some slight wearing, time staining and rubbing to the binding. Some sporadic spotting. (iv) Hole in the spine.
The Catalogue Raisonné of pre-1800 British Mezzotint Portraits, arranged in alphabetical order by artist.
[Ref: 10128]   £580.00  
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Prints of British Military Operations. A Catalogue Raisonné with Historical Descriptions covering the period from the Norman Conquest to the Campaign in Abyssinia.
by Lt.-Col. C. de W. Crookshank. Hon. Corps of Gentleman-at-Arms. Late Royal Engineers.
London Adlard & Son & West Newman, Ltd. 23, Bartholomew Close. 1921.
Book: 4to (322 x 258mm). Cloth binding with board, title label on spine and front cover. Illustrated in colour and black & white, with some fold-out pages. Blindstamp: Nottingham Public Libraries. Binding a little scuffed and torn.
A comprehensive listing of British Military Operation prints. A must for all military collectors.
[Ref: 10124]   £130.00  
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British Sporting Artists from Barlow to Herring.
by Walter Shaw Sparrow.
This Edition Published 1965 by Spring Book, Drury House, Russell Street, London, W.C.2. Printed in Great Britain by Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd., Bungay, Suffolk.
Book: 4to (247 x 182mm). Title stamped along spine in gilt. Slight tear and scuffing to dust jacket. Otherwise fine condition.
An illustrated catologue of sporting prints by British artists.
[Ref: 10082]   £45.00  
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Catalogue of Cambridge Portraits. 1 The University Collection.
by J.W. Goodison. M.A., F.S.A. Assitant Director, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
Cambridge at the University Press 1955.
Book: 4to (250 x 152mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped on spine. One Volume only. Ex Leggatt. Dust jacket slight torn and dirty.
A catalogue of some portraits held by Colleges and the University of Cambridge as a whole.
[Ref: 10132]   £45.00  
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Etchings of D.Y.Cameron and A Catalogue of his Etched Work
with an Introduction Essay by Frank Rinder.
Otto Schulze and Company. 20 South Frederick Street, Edinburgh 1908.
Book: 4to (279 x 215mm). Board binding with gilt title stamped onto frontcover and spine. A 90 page catalogue - 60 of which are illustrations. Binding rubbed and scuffed. Some spotting.
A catalogue raisonné of the work of Sir David Young Cameron.
[Ref: 10370]   £70.00  
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The Life of Benvenuto Cellini.
The Life of Benvenuto Cellini. Vol. I. [&] Vol. II.
By Robert H. Hobart Cust M.A. Oxon. Author of "The Pavement Masters of Siena" "Giovanni Antonio Bazzi".
London. The Navarre Society Limited. 175 Piccadilly, London, W.1. MCMXXXV.
2 volumes, 8vo (210 x 140mm. 8¼ x 5½".), in blue cloth covers with reef stamped on front cover; gilt title, shield and border on spine. Covers slightly worn.
Two complete volumes, including illustrations of the life and word of Benvenuto Cellini, the books follow his life chronologically. These two volumes are a later reissued copy of his famous ‘autobiography’, as written in Florence. Benvenuto Cellini (1500-1571) was an Italian goldsmith, sculptor, painter, soldier and musician.
Ex Libris: James F.N. Lawrence.
[Ref: 22179]   £60.00  
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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."
T. Fisher Unwin Limited Bouverie House, Fleet Street. Eighth Edition 1928.
Book: 8vo (198 x 131mm). Cloth binding with title on spine stamped in gilt. Binding tired.
An illustrated narrative on the various methods and techniques of print making, with a chapter on 'How to Collect. A Chapter for Beginners'.
[Ref: 10226]   £30.00  
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Collecting Original Prints.
Collecting Original Prints.
Rosemary Simmons.
Studio Vista in association with Christie's Contemporary Art. A Studio Vista book, published by Cassell Ltd. 35 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4SG and at Sydney, Auckland, Toronto, Johannesburg, and affiliate of Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc., New York. First Published 1980. Printed in Hong Kong.
Small 4to. Original cloth boards with red gilt on cover and spine, also with original dust jacket. Dust jacket slightly worn around edges.
A book clarifying exactly what is meant by an 'original print', with chapters on how prints are made, buying and selling of prints, framing and conservation and six other chapters; a useful glossary of terms is provided at the back.x
[Ref: 21987]   £30.00  
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Colour Printing and Colour Printers with a Chapter on Modern Processes
by R.M. Burch. [Separate chapter] by W. Gamble.
London: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, Ltd. No. 1 Amen Corner, E.C. 1910.
Book: 4to (238 x 170mm). Cloth binding. Front cover: one-strip gilt border, with gilt title and author name stamped. Gilt title stamped onto spine. 281 pages plus illustrations. Binding worn. Some sporadic spotting.
A chronological narrative on the development and techniques of colour printing, with illustrations.
[Ref: 10445]   £60.00  
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A Catalogue Raisonné of The Engraved Works of Richard Cosway, R.A.
A Catalogue Raisonné of The Engraved Works of Richard Cosway, R.A.
by Fredk. B. Daniell.
Published Dryden Press: J. Davy and Sons, 137, Long Acre, London. 1890.
Book. 4to (200 x 300mm). Inscribed by the author. Gilt title stamped on spine and front. Complete. Rare.
A catalogue of the engraved works of british artist Richard Cosway (1742-1821).
Ex: Collection the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36440]   £140.00  
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Creating Art from Anything. Ideas. Materials. Techniques.
Creating Art from Anything. Ideas. Materials. Techniques.
Donz Z. Meilach.
Pitman Publishing. First Published in Great Britain 1971. Copyright 1968 by Reilly & Lee, Division of Henry Regnery Co.
4to (285 x 215mm. 11¼ x 8½".), with green cloth covers and gilt title on spine; also with original dustjacket. Dustjacket soiled.
A handbook for students, teachers, artists and enthusiats that explores the use of everyday objects as art materials. The author also includes chapters on working with wood, metal, plastics and mixed materials.
[Ref: 22105]   £30.00  
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George Cruikshank, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Work Executed during the Years 1806-1877 with Collations, Notes, Approximate Values, Facsimiles, and Illustrations.
by Albert M. Cohn Author of A Bibliographical Catalogue of the Printed Works Illustrated by George Cruikshank, etc.
London From the Office of "The Bookman's Journal" 7 Henrietta Street, Strand, W.C.2 1924
Book: 4to (293 x 231mm). Binding worn and rubbed.
This Edition is limited to 500 numbered copies. This is No. 416. A catalogue of Cruikshanks work between 1806-1877, with illustrations. The is a self-portrait of Cruikshank in the title page area.
[Ref: 10066]   £450.00  
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Mr. Currier and Mr. Ives: A Note on Their Lives and Times.
Mr. Currier and Mr. Ives: A Note on Their Lives and Times.
Russel Crouse.
Published by Garden City Publishing Company, Inc. Garden City MCMXXXVI New York.
Book: 4to (230 x 300mm). Cloth binding with title stamped on spine and front cover.
An illustrated narrative dicsussing the lithographic works of American printers Nathaniel Currier (1813-1888) and James Merrit Ives (1824-1895).
Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36423]   £45.00  
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Currier & Ives. Printmakers to the American People.
Currier & Ives. Printmakers to the American People.
Harry T. Peters.
Published by Doubleday, Doran & Co. Inc. garden City, New York. MCMXLII.
Book 4to (230 x 310mm). Cloth binding. Gilt title stamped on spine. Printed title glued to front, stamped decoration.
Illustrated narrative describing the lithographic works of Nathaniel Currier (1813-1888) and James Merrit Ives (1824-1895) American "Publishers of Cheap and Popular Prints".
Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36424]   £45.00  
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Currier & Ives: A Manuel for Collectors.
Currier & Ives: A Manuel for Collectors.
By Jane Cooper Bland.
Publsihed by Double Day, Doran and Company, Inc. Garden City, New York. 1931.
Book. 4to (230 x 300mm). Cloth binding. Title stamped on binding.
An alphabetical catalogue of the prints (including auction prices) published by American publishers and lithographers Nathaniel Currier (1813-1888), Charles Currier (1818-1887) and James Merrit Ives (1824-1895).
Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36437]   £65.00  
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Daumier
by Jacques Lassaigne. Translated from the French by Eveline Byam Shaw.
William Heinemann Ltd. London. Toronto. [n.d. c.1910].
Book: 4to (322 x 242mm). First English Edition. Cloth binding with title in gilt stamped onto front cover and spine. 168 pages including illustrations. Complete with dustjacket. Dustjacket dirty. Binding worn.
An illustrated catalogue of the works of Honoré Daumier (1808-79), with some narrative on his life and achievements; the critique; description of the plates and the reproductions; and his influence today.
[Ref: 10458]   £80.00  
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French Etching from Meryon to Lepère, being a lecture delivered to the Print Collector's Club by Campbell Dodgson, C.B.E., Hon. R.E., on June 21st. 1922.
Publication No. 2 Published by the Print Collectors' Club, 5A, Pall Mall East, S.W.1. [1922.]
Book: 8vo (244 x 184mm). Illustrated, 27 pages. Board binding with cloth spine. Scuffing and creasing to binding.
An illustrated narrative examing a small selection of the French school of engraving and etching.
[Ref: 10325]   £60.00  
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John Downman, A.R.A. His Life and Works With a Catalogue of his Drawings.
by Dr. Williamson.
London : Published by Otto Limited. Carmelite House, E.C. 1907.
Book: 4to (271 x 211mm). Cloth spine with boards. Binding a scratched and scuffed.
An illustrated narrative of Downman's life and works.
[Ref: 10198]   £60.00  
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Drawing & Engraving. A Brief Exposition of Technical Principles & Practice.
Drawing & Engraving. A Brief Exposition of Technical Principles & Practice. With Numerous Illustrations Selected of Commissioned by the Author.
By Philip Gilbert Hamerton. Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers; Honorary Member of the Burlington Fine Arts Club Author of 'Etching and Etchers,' 'The Graphic Arts' Etc. Etc. Etc.
London and Edinburgh. Adam and Charles Black 1892.
8vo (230 x 172mm. 9 x 6¾"), in grey-green cloth binding with title printed in gilt on cover and spine. Some scuffing to cover.
Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1834-1894), the English artist, art critic and author was involved in the ninth edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica published between 1875 and 1889. Shortly after he decided to create this sole volume focusing on the art of drawing and engraving. There are ten chapters on drawing with chapters on 'drawing in the middle ages', 'linear drawing in ancient greek', 'landscape design', and 'drawing for photographic processes'; there then follow a further eight chapters on engraving with chapters on 'principal varieties of engraving', 'etching', 'mezzotint', and 'photographic processes of engraving'.
[Ref: 22082]   £35.00  
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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 Fourth.
London: Published by Smith and Son, 137, New Bond Street. MDCCCXXXIII [1833].
Small 4to (260 x 171mm. 10¼ x 6¾".), red cloth covers with title on paper stuck on spine. Covers slighty torn with staining and scuffing.
The fourth volume of the 'Catalogue Raisonné of The Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters', this particular volume covers the following artists: Jan Steen; Gabriel Metsu; Gerard Terburg; Gaspar Netscher; Eglon Hendrick Vander Neer; Adrian Vander Werf; Peter de Hooghe; Nicholas Maes; Gonzales Cocques; and Godfrey Schalcken.
[Ref: 22111]   £60.00  
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Dutch Etchers of the Seventeenth Century
by Laurence Binyon Of the Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum
London, Seeley & Co. Limited. 38 Great Russell Street. 1905. Re-issue of the edition of 1895.
Book: 4to (269 x 180mm). Original cloth binding. Binding a little scratched and rubbed. Part of the spine label has peeled off.
An illustrated and annotated anthology of Dutch seventeenth-century etchers.
[Ref: 10119]   £45.00  
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Dutch Landscape Prints of the Seventeenth Century.
Dutch Landscape Prints of the Seventeenth Century. British Museum Prints and Drawings Series.
David Freedberg.
A Colonnade Book. Published by British Museum Publications Limited. 1980 David Freedberg.
8vo (254 x 196mm. 10 x 7¾"), with green cloth cover, gilt title down spine, also with original dustjacket. Dustjacket rubbed and scuffed.
In this illustrated book, David Freedberg discusses a wide range of Dutch landscape prints, and assesses their artistic and historical significance, describes their technique, and outlines the literary and historical background to their origins and development. He highlights the relation between realism and fantasty in the prints.
[Ref: 22086]   £60.00  
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Some English Books with Coloured Plates. Their Points Collations & Values. Art Sport Caricature Topography & Travel. First Half of the Nineteenth Century.
by R.V. Tooley.
London. Ingpen & Grant. 1935.
Book: 4to (249 x 194mm).Cloth binding with gilt title stamped on the spine. Binding worn and with some staining.
A comprehensive listing and catalogue of English book with coloured plates. Arranged alphabetically through with cross references.
[Ref: 10251]   £160.00  
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English Coloured Books
by Martin Hardie.
Methuen and Co. 36 Essex Street London. First Published in 1906.
Book: thick 4to (254 x 176mm). Cloth binding with patterning and title stamped on frontcover and spine in gilt. Binding worn and torn along the spinal area.
An illustrated and comprehensive study of colour printing. It starts with two chapters on the medieval origins of colour printing and on the methods of book illsutration from 1500 to 1800. These are followed by 22 detailed chapters on individuals, publishers and the development and improvement of special methods and techniques through to the early twentieth century. A final chapter deals with collecting.
[Ref: 10246]   £90.00  
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English Mezzotint Portraits and their states from the Invention of Mezzotinting until the early part of the 19th Century.
English Mezzotint Portraits and their states from the Invention of Mezzotinting until the early part of the 19th Century.
By Charles E. Russell. Volume One.
1926. London: Halton & Truscott Smith, Ltd. New York: Minton, Balch & Company. (Printed in Great Britain).
Large folio format of sixty-four mezzotint portraits with explanatory text. Brown leather and gilt title on spine, vellum covered boards. This edition is limited to Six Hundred and Twenty-Five Copies of which this is Number 202. Paint streaks on cover, spine torn and coming away.
A collection of mezzotint portraits after Gainsborough, Reynolds, Romney, Hoppner and other known artists.
[Ref: 21974]   £250.00  
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The English Print, 1688-1802.
The English Print, 1688-1802.
by Timothy Clayton.
Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1997.
Book. 4to Blue cloth cover, gilt title stamped on spine, with dust cover.
One of the finest reference books on eighteeth century English prints. Clayton examines the world in which the printseller lived and worked, describing the structure of the print trade and processes of publication as well as examining the history of separately published prints. Tim Clayton read English at Cambridge and after several years working for the print collector Christopher Lennox-Boyd won a research fellowship at Worcester College, Oxford. He has written several award winning books and his latest 'Waterloo: Four Days that Changed Europe's Destiny'(2014) has been widely acclaimed as the best book on the subject. Most recently he co-curated 'Bonaparte and the British- prints and propaganda in the age of Napoleon' at the British Museum.
[Ref: 43387]   £130.00  
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English Prints for the Collector.
Stephen Calloway.
Lutterworth Press. Guilford and London. The Overlook Press. Woodstock, New York. First published in Great Britain in 1980.
Book: 4to (285 x 212mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped along spine. 232 pages inclusive of illustrations. Complete with dustjacket. Binding and dustjacket: rubbed and scuffed.
An illustrated comprehensive guide to English prints.
[Ref: 10460]   £50.00  
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English Sporting Prints with 95 Colour Plates.
F.L. Wilder.
Thames and Hudson Ltd. London 1974.
Book: 4to (330 x 235mm). Cloth binding with beautiful guilt stamp of two dolphins on front cover. Dust jacket is a frayed around the edges, but otherwise it is in a fine condition.
A collection of 95 coloured plates of various English sports with narrative and description.
[Ref: 10095]   £65.00  
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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.
Digested by Mr. Horace Walpole From the Mss. of Mr. George Vertue;
Strawberry-Hill : Printed in the Year MDCCLXIII [1763].
Book: 8vo (219 x 173mm). Moroccan leather spine with marble boards. Binding worn and stained.
An illustrated catalogue.
[Ref: 10208]   £350.00  
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The Old Engravers of England in their relation to Contemporary Life and Art (1540-1800). with Forty-Eight Illustrations.
by Malcolm C. Salaman. Author of "Woman - Through a Man's Eyeglass," etc.
Cassell and Company, Limited. London, Paris, New York and Melbourne. MCMVI. [1906].
Book: 8vo (207 x 136mm). Cloth binding with title stamped on front cover and spine in gilt. Binding tired. Some very slight spotting in page edges.
An illustrated chronological narrative of British Engraving.
[Ref: 10218]   £25.00  
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Drawing & Engraving. A Brief Exposition of Technical Principles & Practice. with Numerous Illustrations Selected of Commissioned by the Author.
by Philip Gilbert Hamerton Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Paint-Etchers; Honorary Member of the Burlington Fine Arts Clube. Author of 'Etching and Etchers,' 'The Graphic Arts' etc. etc. etc.
London and Edinburgh. Adam and Charles Black. 1892.
Book: 8vo (223 x 158mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped on front cover and spine. Binding worn. Some sporadic spotting.
An illustrated guide to the various genres of drawing and engraving.
[Ref: 10240]   £45.00  
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Drawing & Engraving. A Brief Exposition of Technical Principles & Practice. With Numerous Illustrations Selected or Commissioned by the Author.
by Philip Gilbert Hamerton. Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers; Honorary Member of the Burlington Fine Arts Club; Author of 'Etching and Etchers,' 'The Graphic Arts,' etc. etc. etc.
London and Edinburgh. Adam and Charles Black. 1892.
Book: tall 8vo (222 x 160mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped onto frontcover and spine. 172 textual pages plus illustrations. Binding rubbed and scuffed.
An illustrated narrative on drawing and engraving; the developments; methods and techniques; periods in time; and a section that offers further reading material on the subjects.
[Ref: 10454]   £45.00  
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Engravings and Their Value. A Complete Guide to the Collection and Prices of all Classes of Prints.
by J. Herbert Slater, Author of "How to Collect Books," " The Romance of Book Collecting," &c. Sixth Edition, Revised and Enlarged by F.W. Maxwell-Barbour.
This 1978 edition published by Kudos Publications, Kew, Richmond, Surrey. A division of Axon Printers Limited, 4 Mackintosh Lane, London E.9.
book: 4to (273 x 219mm). Cloth binding with gilt title and patterning stamped onto front cover and spine. Binding worn.
An illustrated catalogue to engravings and their values. Chapters outline the various methods of engraving, and the ability to identify forgeries
[Ref: 10355]   £45.00  
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Old French Line Engravings
by Ralph Nevill.
London. Haltona dn Truscott Smith, Ltd. 1924.
Book: large 4to (316 x 249mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped onto frontcover and spine. This Edition is Limited to One Thousand, Two Hundred and Fifty Copies of which this is No. 24. Binding worn and scuffed.
An illustrated catalogue of old French line engravings; 86 plates.
[Ref: 10461]   £130.00  
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