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Another World: Nineteenth Century Illustrated Print Culture.
Another World: Nineteenth Century Illustrated Print Culture.
Patricia Mainardi.
New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2017.
4to, paper boards with illus. d/w. pp. viii + 296, profusely illustrated.
An account of popular prints in the C19th.
[Ref: 59737]   £50.00  
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Chats on Old Prints.
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."
London T. Fisher Unwin Ltd Adelphi Terrace. 8th impression, 1928.
Book: 8vo (219 x 147mm). Black cloth gilt; pp. 307; colour frontis. & 72 half-tone plates. Rear hinge split.
An illustrated narrative on the various methods and techniques of print making, with a chapter on 'How to Collect. A Chapter for Beginners'. First published 1906.
[Ref: 10228]   £30.00  
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Chats on Old Prints.
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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English Prints for the Collector.
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 Publishers in the Graphic Arts 1599-1700.
English Publishers in the Graphic Arts 1599-1700. A Study of the Printsellers and Publishers of Engravings, Art & Architectural Manuals, Maps and Copy-Books.
By Leona Rostenberg.
New York: Burt Frankin, 1963.
4to, cloth gilt & printed d/w. pp. xi + 128, half-tone frontispiece and 40 plates. d/w worn & stained, ex-libris, with ink stamps and blind stamp.
Including Sudbury & Humble, Stent, Jenner, Walton & Overton.
[Ref: 59738]   £45.00  
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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.
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). pp. 169. Illustrated with 9 b/w plates. Moroccan leather spine with marble boards. Binding worn and stained.
An illustrated catalogue.
[Ref: 10208]   £350.00   view all images for this item
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The Wonders of Engraving.
The Wonders of Engraving. Illustrated with thirty-four Wood-engravings, by P. Sellier.
by George Duplessis.
London, Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, Crown Buildings, 188, Fleet Street. [1871].
Book: 8vo (199 x 134mm), maroon cloth stamped in gilt and black, a.e.g.; pp. x + 338, steel and wood-engraved plates and illustrations. Head and foot of spine worn.
An illustrated reference, with chapters broken down by schools of art; the artists prominent in each school, and the techniques and processes adopted by each school.
[Ref: 10221]   £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 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.
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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Fakes and Frauds. Varieties of Deception in Print & Manuscript.
Fakes and Frauds. Varieties of Deception in Print & Manuscript.
Edited by Robin Myers and Michael Harris.
Detroit: Omnigraphics Inc., 1989.
8vo, illustrated boards; pp. x + 144, illutrations in text.
A collection of seven articles about fakes in the book trade, including false collophons and imprints, pirates and fake classical texta
[Ref: 59740]   £35.00  
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From Still Life to the Screen.
From Still Life to the Screen. Print Culture, Display, and the Materiality of the Image in Eighteenth-Century London.
Joseph Monteyne.
Yale University Press. New Haven London. [2013.]
4to, blue cloth gilt and illust. d/w; pp. x + 280, profusely illustrated, with 55 colour plates.
An account of the culture of popular prints in 18th-century London.
[Ref: 59758]   £65.00  
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The Illustrated Exhibitor.
The Illustrated Exhibitor. A Tribute to the World's Industrial Jubilee; Comprising Sketches, by Pen and Pencil, of the Principal Objects in the Great Exhibition of the Industry of all Nations. 1851.
London: Printed and Published by John Cassell, 335, Strand. [1851.]
4to, original cloth gilt; pp. xliv + 556, profusely illustrated. Scuffed cover.
An account of the Great Exhibition of 1851 at the Crystal Palace, including the origin of Expositions, the history of the building and the descriptions of its principal objects.
[Ref: 59838]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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How to Appreciate Prints.
How to Appreciate Prints.
by Frank Weitenkampf, L.H.D. Chief of the Prints Division of the New York Public Library, Author of the "American Graphic Art," "Etching and Contemporary Life," etc.
(Third Revised Edition) London, Grant Richards, Ltd. 1921.
Book: 8vo (207 x 141mm). Green cloth;; pp. xi + 330, 31 half-tones and 1 wood-engraved plate. Binding worn with some stains.
An illustrated comprehensive guide to prints. An outline of all methods of print making, the care of prints, subject-interest, specialities, collecting, and appreciation and understanding.
[Ref: 10206]   £45.00  
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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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How to Identify Old Prints.
How to Identify Old Prints.
F.L. Wilder.
London. G. Bell & Sons Ltd. [1970.]
4to, green cloth gilt and illust. d/w; pp. 192, with 105 b/w plates. Small tear on d/w top edge.
A techincal and historical guide to identifying prints.
[Ref: 59839]   £45.00  
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Orlando Jewitt. Wood Engraver.
Orlando Jewitt. Wood Engraver.
By Harry Carter.
London. Oxford University Press. 1962.
8vo, green cloth gilt and illust. d/w; pp. 48, profusely illustrated.
An account of the work of Orlando Jewitt (1799-1869).
[Ref: 59930]   £15.00  
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"Connoisseur" Extra Number. George Morland A Biographical Essay With a Catalogue of the Engraved Pictures
by J.T.Herbert Baily
London: Published by Otto Limited. Carmelite House, E.C. 1906.
Book: 4to (272 x 207mm). Board binding with cloth spine. Title stamped in black ink on front cover; and in gilt on the spine. 140 pages with some separate illustrations. Binding worn.
A catalogue of the engraved works of George Morland with a narrative of his life and work.
[Ref: 10452]   £50.00  
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Under the Cover of Darkness: Night Prints.
Under the Cover of Darkness: Night Prints.
Arts Council. [1986.]
4to, illustrated soft covers; pp. 63, profusely illustrated.
An exhibition catalogue published to accompany the exhibtion 'Under the Cover of Darkness: Night Prints', organised by the Arts Council in Bristol, Durham and Sheffield in 1986-7.
[Ref: 59935]   £20.00  
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Artists of the Nineteenth Century.
Artists of the Nineteenth Century.
By Clara Erskine Clement and Laurence Hutton.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company. The Riverside Press, Cambridge. 1899.
8vo, original illustrated cloth gilt, two volumes in one. Vol. I., pp. xxxix + 386. Vol. II., pp. 373. Stained cover, tape marks.
A biographical account of artists of the nineteenth century and their works.
[Ref: 59777]   £35.00  
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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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Pictures to Print: The nineteenth-century engraving trade.
Pictures to Print: The nineteenth-century engraving trade.
Andrew Dyson.
London: Farrand Press, 1984.
4to, blue cloth gilt & d/w; pp. xxx + 234, 95 b/w plates. Owner's blind stamp on endpaper. Rare.
The development of London's print trade in the C19th, focused on Dixon & Ross.
[Ref: 59743]   £70.00  
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Alte und Moderne Original-Graphik. Engravings, Etchings, etc. by the Old and Modern Masters.
Alte und Moderne Original-Graphik. Engravings, Etchings, etc. by the Old and Modern Masters. N.o XXIV.
1927.
8vo, illustrated soft covers; pp. 52 + XXVIII, profusely illustrated. Flyleaf missing.
A German catalogue of prints by Old and Modern Masters.
[Ref: 59799]   £20.00  
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Print Collecting.
Print Collecting.
Bryan Allen.
First published in Great Britain 1970 by Frederick Muller Ltd., Fleet Street, London, E.C.4.
Book: 8vo (209 x 160mm). Original green cloth with illus d/w. Dust jacket torn and worn.
An illustrated reference guide on the different types of print, different categories, favourite genre of prints, what is collectable, the practicalities behind publications, forgeries, purchasing: where and who, the care of prints and further investigation into prints.
[Ref: 10222]   £25.00  
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The Print Collector
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.
8vo (215 x 137mm), green cloth lettered in black; pp. 282 + (6)(ads), with half-tone plates. 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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How to Distinguish Prints. Written and Illustrated by Members of the Print Society
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 colour and b/w 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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Notes on Prints.
Notes on Prints.
by William M. Ivins, Jr.
Da Capo Press. New York. 1967.
Book: 4to (254 x 176mm). Leather binding with glit title stamped along spine. Complete with dust jacket. pp.194. Profusely illustrated with b/w images. Dust jacket a little worn.
This is an unabridged illustrated republication of the first edition published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1930. A collection of labels prepared for a Special Exhibition.
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 67-25444.
[Ref: 10236]   £15.00  
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Old Prints and Engravings
Old Prints and Engravings with 79 Illustrations.
by Fred. W. Burgess Author of 'Old Pottery and Porcelain, Antique Jewellery and Trinkets, Silver : Pewter : Sheffield Plate, etc.'
London. George Routledge & Sons, Ltd. New York : G.P.Putman's Son 1924.
Book: 8vo (212 x 139mm). Blue cloth gilt title, gilt medallion portrait of Sir Philip Sidney on front board; pp. xii + 281, 79 half-tone illustrations. Fine.
An illustrated guide to the various artists, methods, techniques and genre of engravings and prints.
[Ref: 10216]   £30.00  
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Notes on Prints. Being the Text of Labels Prepared for A Special Exhibition of Prints from the Museum Collection
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Notes on Prints. Being the Text of Labels Prepared for A Special Exhibition of Prints from the Museum Collection
by William M. Ivins, Jr. Curator of the Department of Prints.
New York 1930.
Book: 8vo (214 x 137). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped on spine. Worn binding.
An illustrated catalogue of some labels presented at the Exhibition held at the Metropolian Museum of Art, New York.
[Ref: 10205]   £30.00  
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Prints and People: a social history of printed pictures.
Prints and People: a social history of printed pictures.
A. Hyatt Mayor, Curator Emeritus, Departmnt of Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1971.
4to, green cloth gilt with printed d/w; unpaginated, indexed by 752 b/w illustrations. d/w scuffed, stain on fore-edge, bookplate on front paste-down.
Descriptions of illustrations selected by the author from the history of printed images.
[Ref: 59744]   £70.00  
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Prints for the Collector. British Prints from 1500 to 1900.
Prints for the Collector. British Prints from 1500 to 1900.
Therle Hughes.
Lutterworth Press. London First published 1970.
Book: 4to (245 x 186mm). Cloth binding with title stamped on frontcover and spine in gilt. With dust jacket. Dust jacket with a few tears. Binding a little worn.
An illustrated reference guide to the following: relief prints, intaglio prints, planographic prints, tone processes, chiaroscuro prints and coloured prints. A historical outline and important terminology is also provided.
[Ref: 10234]   £40.00  
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William Henry Pyne and His Microcosm.
William Henry Pyne and His Microcosm.
Harris Myers.
Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 1996.
4to, green gloth gilt with d/w; pp. ix + 302, 186 illustrations. Signed by the Author.
An account of the 'Microcosm', an important record of country life in the late 18th & early 19th centuries, with every plate reproduced.
[Ref: 59765]   £60.00  
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Reading Popular Prints 1790-1870.
Reading Popular Prints 1790-1870.
B.E. Maidment.
Manchester University Press, 1996.
8vo., cloth and d/w; pp. xv + 190, 32 b/w illus. Owner's blindstamp on endpaper. Rare.
Five essays, including 'Prints as history and the history of Prints' and 'Conglagration! The burning of Albion Mill, Southwark, in 1791'.
[Ref: 59741]   £65.00  
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Manual of Wood Carving.
Manual of Wood Carving. With Practical Instructions for Learners of the Art, and Original and Selected designs.
By William Bemrose Jun., with an Introduction by Llewellyn Jewitt, F.S.A., & c., & c. & c.
London: Bemrose & Sons, 21, Paternoster Row: and Derby. [n.d. c.1875.]
4to, original cloth gilt; pp. xi + 49, profusely illustrated. Stained cover.
A beginner's guide to wood carving, including practical instructions and original designs.
[Ref: 59922]   £35.00  
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