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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. (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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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. Volume One.
By Charles E. Russell.
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; lacking volume two (text)
Corrections to Chaloner Smith of mezzotint portraits after Gainsborough, Reynolds, Romney, Hoppner and other known artists.
[Ref: 21974]   £250.00  
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English Mezzotint Portraits and their States.
English Mezzotint Portraits and their States. Catalogue of Corrections of and Additions to Chaloner Smith's ''British Mezzotinto Portraits.'' Volume Two.
By Charles E. Russell.
1926. London: Halton & Truscott Smith, Ltd. New York: Minton, Balch & Company. (Printed in Great Britain).
One volume only. 4to, orignal half morocco gilt, top edge gilt; pp. ix + 525.
An update to the most important reference book on English mezzotint portraits.
[Ref: 59771]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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British Mezzotinters Valentine Green. with six plates.
British Mezzotinters Valentine Green. with six plates.
by Alfred Whitman of the Print Room, British Museum.
London. A.H. Bullen. 47, Great Russell Street, W.C. MCMII [1902].
Book: 4to (251 x 188mm). pp. 204. Illustrated with 6 b/w plates. Cloth binding. Limited edition of 520 copies. Cloth from spine has fallen away, broken spine.
A compilation of biographical notes, illustrations and a catalogue of the works of one of the most famous mezzotint engravers.
[Ref: 10167]   £90.00  
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British Mezzotinters Valentine Green. with six plates.
British Mezzotinters Valentine Green. with six plates.
by Alfred Whitman of the Print Room, British Museum.
London. A.H. Bullen. 47, Great Russell Street, W.C. MCMII [1902].
Book: 4to (251 x 188mm) Cloth binding with title stamped onto spine in gilt. Top edge gilt. Limited edition of 525. No. 452. pp. 204. 6 b/w plates. Binding rubbed and scuffed. Time staining on a couple of the front and back pages.
A compilation of biographical notes, illustrations and a catalogue of the works of one of the most famous mezzotint engravers.
[Ref: 10336]   £130.00  
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The Masters of Mezzotint: The Men and Their Work
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). pp. v-x + 95. Illlustrated with 61 b/w images. Cloth binding with gilt title and pattern stamped on the front cover and spine. Top gilt edge.Limited edition of 550. Binding worn. Some spotting on far right-edge of pages.
An illustrated narrative on the introduction and progression of Mezzotint in the United Kingdom.
[Ref: 10194]   £70.00  
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Engravings in Mezzotint
Engravings in Mezzotint
by Sydney Ernest Wilson with notes by W. Roberts. Joint author of "George Romney," "John Hoppner, R.A." &c., &c.
Published by Messrs. Vicars Brothers. 12 Bond Street, London, W. [n.d. c.1911.]
Book: 4to (202 x 131mm). Cloth binding with title stamped onto front cover in gilt. Profusely colour illustrated. Slighty worn binding. Small tear in last page.
Sydney Ernest Wilson was a mezzotint engraver himself, and this interesting little item is a fully illustrated catalogue of a few mezzotints of female sitters, except that of 'Master Hare', which however still resembles that of a female sitter.
[Ref: 10140]   £80.00  
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Catalogue of (i) The First Portion [&] (ii) The Second and Concluding Portion of the Collection of Mezzotinto Engravings formed by John Chaloner Smith, Author of "British Mezzotinto Portraits Described." Which will be held by Auction, by Messrs. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, Auctioneers of Literary Property & Works illustrative of the Fine Arts, at their house, No. 13, Wellington Street, Strand W.C. On Monday, the 21st day of March, 1887, and Eight following Days, at One O'Clock precisely. May be viewed two days prior, and catalogues had.
Dryden Press : J. Davy & Sons, 137, Long Acre, London. [1887].
[Sotheby & Co.]
Book: 4to (243 x 152mm). Original cloth binding with title label on spine. Worn and torn binding. Back binding board detached.
A very scarce copy in one volume of the two catalogues of the Index of days of Sale and prices.
[Ref: 10133]   £260.00  
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Old English Mezzotints.
Old English Mezzotints.
Text by Malcolm C. Salaman (Author of 'Old English Colour-Prints' and 'The Old Engravers of England'). Edited by Charles Holme.
MCMX. 'The Studio' Ltd. London, Paris, New York.
Book: 4to (271 x 193mm). pp. v-xii + 43. Illustrated with 128 b/w images. Cloth binding with title stamped on spine in gilt. Ex Libris Metropolitan Borough of Sefton Reference Library. Stamped Atkinson Free Library Southport. Binding with a few stains and slightly worn.
An illustrated catalogue of old English mezzotints.
[Ref: 10148]   £45.00  
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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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Catalogue Raisonné of Engraved British Portraits from Altered Plates
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). pp. v-x + 134. 43 b/w illustrations. 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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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
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). pp. 476. Illustrated with 1 b/w plate as frontis. Cloth binding with title label stuck onto spine. Ex Libris Lionel Henry Cust. Broken spine. Rubbed and scuffed binding. Few pages loose.
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
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). pp. 493. Illustrated with 1 b/w plate as frontis. Cloth binding with title label stuck onto spine. Ex Libris Lionel Henry Cust. 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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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.
A scarce book: 4to (216 x 177mm), green cloth gilt; pp. xv + 157. Binding scuffed and rubbed, ink stamps on endpapers & title.
[Ref: 10339]   £240.00  
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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 211mm). pp. 168.. With 29 b/w illustrations. 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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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). pp. v-ix + 168. Illusrated with 29 plates. Cloth binding with title stamped in gilt on spine and front cover. Ex Libris APA. Goodall. 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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An Eighteenth Century Artist & Engraver. John Raphael Smith His Life and Works
An Eighteenth Century Artist & Engraver. John Raphael Smith His Life and Works with Thirty Photographs.
by Julia Frankau. Author of 'Eighteenth Century Colour Prints'
London. Macmillan and Co., Limited. 1902.
Book: 4to (255 x 171mm). pp. vi-xiv + 259. 30 b/w plates. Original cloth binding. Binding worn with some stains. Sporadic spotting.
An illustrated biographical collection of various examples of the work of John Raphael Smith.
[Ref: 10126]   £85.00  
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An Eighteenth Century Artist & Engraver. John Raphael Smith His Life and Works.
An Eighteenth Century Artist & Engraver. John Raphael Smith His Life and Works.
by Julia Frankau.
Published by Macmillan and Co., Limited. London. 1902.
Book. 4to (180 x 260mm). pp.vi-xiv + 259. Illustated with 30 b/w plates. Cream cloth binding with gilt title stamped on spine and front. Binding worn, some staining. Foxing on pages.
The definitive work on the paintings and mezzotints of British artist and engraver John Raphael Smith (1752-1812). Since updated by D' Oench.
Ex: Collection the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36438]   £65.00  
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Theatre: the Age of Garrick.
Theatre: the Age of Garrick. English mezzotints from the collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
by Christopher Lennox-Boyd, Guy Shaw and Sarah Halliwell.
published London, Christopher Lennox-Boyd, 1994
Book: 4to [28 x 22cm, 11 x 8½"], illustrated throughout, pp.148.
Indispensible catalogue of 64 theatrical mezzotints of Garrick and his peers, with meticulous research into publication histories and details of scenes depicted.
[Ref: 29758]   £35.00  
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James Ward, R.A. His Life and Works With a Catalogue of his Engravings and Pictures
James Ward, R.A. His Life and Works With a Catalogue of his Engravings and Pictures
by C. Reginald Grundy.
London. Published by Otto Limited, Carmelite House, E.C. 1909.
Book: 4to (278 x 212mm). pp. v-lv + 75. Illustrated with 67 colour and b/w images. Ex Libris C. Reginald Grundy. Some spotting. Binding a little worn with some staining.
An illustrated biography with a full listing of the works of James Ward.
Ex Leggatt
[Ref: 10116]   £65.00  
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British Mezzotinters. Thomas Watson, James Watson, Elizabeth Judkins with six plates
British Mezzotinters. Thomas Watson, James Watson, Elizabeth Judkins with six plates
by Gordon Goodwin.
London A.H.Bullen. 47, Great Russell Street, W.C. MCMIV [1904].
Book: 4to (251 x 193mm). Cloth binding with title stamped on spine in gilt. pp. v-viii + 232. Illustrated with six b/w plates. Ex Libris M. Sainsbury. Binding rubbed and scuffed. Some sporadic spotting.
An illustrated catalogue of the mezzotints by Thomas & James Watson, and Elizabeth Judkins.
[Ref: 10340]   £90.00  
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