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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Steel Engravings in Nineteenth Century British Topographical Books.
Steel Engravings in Nineteenth Century British Topographical Books.
A Bibliography Compiled by Merlyn Holloway.
Holland Press London 1977.
4to, blue cloth gilt; pp. vii + 206. Bonhams ink stamps on front endpaper.
A biliography listing the plates of topographical books by the likes of Allom, Brayley, Shepherd and Tombleson.
[Ref: 45207]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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George Stubbs. The Complete Engraved Works.
Christopher Lennox-Boyd. Rob Dixon. Tim Clayton.
Stipple Publishing Limited 1989.
Book: 4to (321 x 237mm). Title stamped on spine in gilt. Dust jacket a little creased along edges, but otherwise in very fine condition.
A very comprehensive, concise and coherent illustrated complete one volume narrative of the life and the entire engraved works of George Stubbs.
[Ref: 10097]   £160.00  
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