Art & Architecture
THE SEATS OF THE NOBILITY AND GENTRY IN GREAT BRITAIN AND WALES. In a collection of views, engraved by W. Angus. From pictures and drawings by the most eminent artists. With descriptions of each view.
Published by W. Angus. Gwynne's Buildings, Islington. Dated 1787, but actually 1815. Oblong 4to. (12 x 9.4 inches). A nice wide margined copy with all edges untrimmed. Illustrated with engraved title & 63 engraved views, each with a descriptive leaf of letterpress opposite. Originally issued in 1787 with just 48... Item #9508
Anon.Great Exhibition Title.; GILBERT.JOHN.Illustrates.
David Brogue.London.,1851. FIRST EDITION.30pp.8vo.(17.3 x 13.3 cms).Nine engravings by Gilbert,uncoloured.This copy with both Henderson and Fox in the text on page 25.Original grey plain paper wraps,sewn.Chipping and rubbing to edges but overall a very good copy of this scarce Great Exhibition item.This copy is untrimmed and is larger than the... Item #4558
Aus Der Marchen Schublade Bilder Von Ernst Aufseeser. Illustrations of Robinson Crusoe,Baron Munchausen & Alladin and his Lamp,among others.
Dussel Verlag.Dusseldorf.,1913. FIRST EDITION.4to (11.2 x 7.8 inches).2pp text,in German,forward by Friedrich Diesel.Complete with 21 fine full page wood cut engravings showing Aufseeser's remarkable Modernist style,akin to a tapestry pattern using puzzle shapes to form the image.A bright,tight near fine copy in publishers grey paper covered boards with black line... Item #6755
BAYNES. PAULINE. Born 1922 - died 2008. GRIMM. BROTHERS.
WATER COLOUR PAINTING OF SNOWDROP (SNOW WHITE) AND THE SEVEN DWARVES. Original watercolour Illustration published in Grimm's Fairy Tales.
NP. (Book published by Blackie & Son). Circa 1949. ORIGINAL FULL COLOUR ARTWORK. The watercolour image shows Snowdrop (Snow White) lying asleep at the edge of a forest. Stood over her is a handsome Prince dressed in elaborate multi coloured outfit with a large hat in his hand, complete with... Item #8886
THE PAY OF THE PIED PIPER. Illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley. Reprinted from the 1888 Xmas Entertainment Programme of the Brighton Grammar School.
NP. ND. c. 1898. Set of 11 full page illustrations by Beardsley Sewn in pale blue/grey card wrapper. No text apart from the front wrapper.(8.4 x 5.4 inches). Mark Samuels Lasner, in his checklist of Beardsley's work, describes a set of these illustrations as being issued as loose plates in... Item #9773
BEMELMANS MARCIANO. JOHN.; .
Viking. New York.,1999. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (10.5 x 10.3 inches). Fully illustrated throughout with Letters, Photographs, Copies from Journals and over 250 drawings and paintings by Bemelmams, most in colour. A fine, as new, copy in the original full colour dustwrapper. Immaculate. A wonderful book.:. Item #7151
BETJEMAN. JOHN. -- Boyd Harte. Glynn, Illustrates.
Warren Editions. London. 1977. FIRST EDITION, Limited to 220 copies, numbered and signed by both author and illustrator. 4to. (11.4 x 9.1 inches). 23 leaves, illustrated with 16 original coloured lithographs. Verses are taken from Betjeman's commentary for Edward Mirzoeff's BBC documentary, Metro-land, shown in 1973 and are printed in... Item #9884
Studio B.London.,1983. LIMITED EDITION.ONE OF 200 COPIES,NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY BIGNELL.Large 4to.Illustrated with 100 full page mono photo`s.Very good copy in very good dustwrapper with some minor chipping to spine.Overall a very good copy.:. Item #1863
1983. Watercolour painting of Mole walking towards the Wild Wood, painted for the Purnell 1983, abridged for younger readers, edition of Grahame's classic tale. This image was not used in the published book. Image size 3.8 x 3.5 inches. Professionally mounted, framed and glazed, with hardboard backing and strung, ready... Item #8939
BISHOP PERCY. ; CARADOC PRESS.
H. D. & H. G. Webb. Caradoc Press, Bedford Park, Chiswick, London. 1900. LIMITED EDITION. One of 300 copies on paper. 8vo. (6 x 4.7 inches). (2),18pp (2). The second book from the Caradoc Press. Ornamental designs and letters engraved by the Webbs. Printed in red and black but this... Item #9930
BOOK BOX.; .
Paris.,1766. Odd volume with pages hollwoed out and marbled paper sides inserted, the pages then stuch together to creat a hidden compartment within the book. The book measures 6.8 x 4 inches, the compartment inside 5.3 x 3 inches and about 1 inch deep. The binding is original 18th century... Item #7805
BRANGWYN. FRANK. Illustrates.
THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald. Introduction by Joseph Jacobs. Designs by Frank Brangwyn, A.R.A.
Gibbings and Company. London. 1906. Large 8vo. (10.3 x 6.8 inches). Illustrated with decorative title page, full colour frontis, each page of the verse text within decorative borders printed in green and and 4 fine full colour plates by Brangwyn. A clean and tight copy with lovely wide margins, in... Item #9781
BROOMBERG. ADAM. AND CHANARIN. OLIVER.
MACK & AMC. London. 2013. FIRST EDITION. Octavo. (8.7 x 6.5 inches). Illustrated with 512 images from the Archive of Modern Conflict, London, imposed over the text of the King James Bible. 4 page booklet, printed in black on red paper, and featuring Adi Opher's essay Divine violence, mounted into... Item #9547
BROWNE.GORDON.Original Artwork.; MEADE.L.T.
W.& R.Chambers,Limited.London.,1901. ORIGINAL ARTWORK for illustration on page 249 of the book.With;First edition of the book.Illustrated with 37 line drawings by Browne.Original blue cloth with spine and front board lettered and illustrated in black.Boards a little rubed to edges but still a very good copy.Artwork in black ink on white... Item #3690
CAMERON. D. Y. Rinder. Frank. Describes.
AN ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF HIS ETCHED WORK. With introductory essay & descriptive notes on each plate by Frank Rinder.
James Maclehose and Sons. Glasgow. 1912. LIMITED EDITION. 4to. (10.6 x 8 inches). One of 200 copies, from a total edition of 700 for England and America, on hand made paper and with the plates printed as proofs on Japanese Vellum. Each of these 200 special copies has an original... Item #8270
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S.
Odhams Press/Ernest Benn. London. 1948. FIRST BOOK EDITION. 8vo. (8.9 x 5.7 inches). This work was originally published in two separate essays entitled "Hobbies" & "Painting as a pastime" in Churchill's 1932 book "Thoughts and adventures". Here published on its own for the first time and with 18 colour plates... Item #9693
John Murray & Gallery Five.London.,1981. FIRST EDITION.Large 8vo.(9.9 x 7.8 inches).Thirty full colour plates.Fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one small closed tear to the top front hinge,without any loss.:. Item #6007
COSTUME OF THE VATICAN. ; Artist unknown.
Including. Sommo Pont ce Nella Notte del S. Natale. S. Padre in Sedia Gestatoria, Cardinale in Cappa Stesa, Cantore Pontificio, Guardia Nobile, and Capitano Svizzero, among others.
No place, No Date. circa 1850. CONCERTINA BOOK. (4.5 x 3.2 inches). Thirty fine hand coloured engraved plates,some heightened with gold. The plates fold out to full length of 89 inches. No text. The whole work is cased in a red, decorative paper covered folder with marbled paper inside. This... Item #6515
The Studio, Limited. London. 1924. FIRST EDITION. 4to. ( 11.7 x 9.3 inches). vii, 31pp Illustrated with 96 plates, 16 of them in colour. Very likely the Author's own copy with his name and address, in Chelsea, London, written on the rear pastedown endpaper. Other previous owner's Armorial bookplate on... Item #8653
De MOLEVILLE, BERTRAND.
THE COSTUME OF THE HEREDITARY STATES OF THE HOUSE OF AUSTRIA. Displayed in fifty coloured engravings; with descriptions and an introduction.
William Miller. London. 1804. FOLIO. Later issue with paper watermarked 1819. Fifty fine hand coloured plates showing people of Alpine, Bohemian, Moravian and Hungarian cultures. Some creasing to endpapers, final & preliminary blanks otherwise fine in early binding of dark green straight grain morocco, blind stamped and gilt with foliate... Item #195
DETMOLD. E. J.; .
TWENTY FOUR NATURE PICTURES BY E. J. DETMOLD. Produced in facsimile. Edition of First Proofs limited to 500 copies and signed by the artist.
J. M. Dent & Sons Limited.London.,1919. TWENTY FOUR FINE FULL COLOUR PLATES BY DETMOLD. Each mounted onto card with a printed border and protected with a tissue guard. The title of each picture printed on the guard in brown ink. The colour plates measure 14.9 x 9.6 inches. The card... Item #4171
Walt Disney Enterprises. USA. 1937. ORIGINAL HAND COLOURED IMAGE ON CELLULOID. Image is 6.6 x 4.5 inches. Mounted glazed and framed to give a full size of 13.1 x 10.8 inches. A rare original hand-painted sheet of Celluloid from Disney's first animated feature film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs... Item #9001
SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS. Adapted from Grimm's Fairy Tales. - Signed by Walt Disney and 51 of the film's animators.
Harper and Brothers. New York. USA. 1937. First edition, first printing. A lavishly inscribed copy by Walt Disney and 51 of the 64 animators who contributed to making of the film. Quarto. Pictorial paper boards, black cloth backstrip, pictorial endpapers. With the original pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a full... Item #9608
DUPPA.R.; DE QUINCY.QUATREMERE.--Hazlitt.William.Translates.
Davnd Bogue.London.,1846. FIRST EDITION WITH HAZLITT TRANSLATION.8vo.vi,474pp.Portrait frontis of Michel Angelo.A very good copy in fine contemporary binding of half tan calf,spine fully gilt.Black label,gilt.Marbled paper on boards and endpapers.All edges marbled.A very good copy.:. Item #6684
MANET and the French Impressionists. Pisarro, Claude Monet, Sisley, Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Cézanne, Guillaumin. Translated by J. E. Crawford Flitch.
Grant Richards; 1910. First UK edition. 4to. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Frontispiece and 31 reproductions in half-tone, 2 etchings by Renoir and one each by Morisot and Manet, 2 wood engravings after Manet and one each after Degas and... Item #8902