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Catalogue: Reference
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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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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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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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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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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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.
[Ref: 21982]   £80.00   view all images for this item
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 scuffed and rubbed with some staining. Spotting across the pages.
An illustrated narrative on the making of etchings. Outlines the methods, techniques and tools required to produce etchings.
[Ref: 10424]   £60.00  
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The Print Collector
by Muriel Clayton, M.A. Assistant in the Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum.
Herbert Jenkins Limited. 3 York Street, St. James's London S.W.1. First Printing 1929.
Book: 8v0 (215 x 137mm). Cloth binding with title stamped onto spine and frontcover. Binding worn.
An illustrated reference book and narrative providing information on various methods and techniques of print making.
[Ref: 10219]   £30.00  
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