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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
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). (i) pp 211. (ii) pp. 152. 13 plates printed in brown and sanguine. Board binding with gilt title on spine and front cover, with small gilt crest in bottom right-hand corner. (i) Ex Libris Royal Society of Arts Library. Rubbed, slightly torn binding with some spotting.
An illustrated catalogue of the life and works of Francesco Bartolozzi.
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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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Engravings and Their Value : A Guide for the Print Collector
Engravings and Their Value : A Guide for the Print Collector Third Edition, Reivised, with an "Appendix."
by J. Herbert Slater, Barrister-at-Law, Editor of "Book Prices Current," Author of "The Library Manual," "Early Editons," "Round and About the Bookstalls," "The Romance of Book-Collecting," &c., &c.
London : L. Upcott Gill, Bazaar Buildings, Drury Lane, W.C. (Formerly of 170, Strand). New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 153-157, Fifth Avenue. [n.d. c.1900]
Book: 8vo (181 x 120mm). Cloth binding with gilt patterning and title on spine and front cover. Binding peeling apart on rear. Some sporadic spotting.
A narrative on engravings: various methods, origins, distinguishing the genuineness, the cleaning and preservation, pricing, technical terms and the forming of a collection.
[Ref: 10203]   £45.00  
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A Descriptive Catalogue of the Engraved Works of William Faithorne.
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Engraved Works of William Faithorne.
by Louis Fagan.
Bernard Quaritch. 15, Picadilly, W. London. 1888.
Book. 4to (200 x 290mm). pp. v-xiii 104.Very scarce, only 46 Subscribers. Cloth binding, gilt title stamped on spine. Broken back inside.
A catalogue of works by English engraver William Faithorne (1616-1691).
Ex: Collection the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36439]   £350.00  
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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
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). pp. v-xix + 232. Illustrated with 109 b/w images. 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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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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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.
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). pp. 52. 1 b/w image. Purple 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,
(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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Portraits of Queen Elizabeth I
Portraits of Queen Elizabeth I
by Roy C. Strong
Oxford At the Clarendon Press. 1963.
Book: 4to (234 x 157mm). pp vii-xv + 173. Illustrated with 2 colour and 32 b/w images. Cloth binding with title stamped along the spine in gilt. Illustrated dust jacket. Dust jacket slightly dirty and time stained.
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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