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Illustrated Catalogue of Very Beautiful Examples of the Cosway Bindings, With Miniatures on Ivory...
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Illustrated Catalogue of Very Beautiful Examples of the Cosway Bindings, With Miniatures on Ivory by the Famous Copyist Miss Currie

by Henry Sotheran Ltd

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9781290115414
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1290115419
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HardPress Publishing, 2012-01-10. Paperback. Good.
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Illustrated Catalogue Of Very Beautiful Examples Of the Cosway Bindings, With Miniatures On Ivory...
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Illustrated Catalogue Of Very Beautiful Examples Of the Cosway Bindings, With Miniatures On Ivory By the Famous Copyist Miss Currie

by Sotheran, Henry, Ltd,

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9781176714519
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1176714511
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OFICIO DIVINO PARA TODOS LOS DIAS DE FIESTA Y PRECEPTO EN LATIN Y CASTELLANO. NUEVA EDITION
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OFICIO DIVINO PARA TODOS LOS DIAS DE FIESTA Y PRECEPTO EN LATIN Y CASTELLANO. NUEVA EDITION: IN A SILVER-GILT WITH MINIATURE PORTRAIT; PRECURSOR COSWAY BINDING

by [PUBLISHER'S BINDING - 19TH C. FRANCE]; [LUXURY RELIGIOUS BOOK]; CATHOLIC CHURCH

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Paris: Libreria de Belin-Leprieur et Morizot/Au. Laplace, 1850. First Edition. 12mo (5 x 4). pp. 552. Latin and Spanish Language. Blue velvet binding mounted with identical silver-gilt* covers engraved with an elaborate gothic style frame and floral motifs on the front and rear boards; the front plate is inset with a oval gold-framed portrait of a young woman dressed in a turban and medieval clothing playing the harp likely painted in gouache on ivory. The spine is mounted with three filigree silver pieces; one each near the spine head and tail and one plate 2/5ths of the way from the head engraved with the title "Oficio Divino". Fore-edge with elaborate silver-gilt filigree work clasp with a central cross; white moiré silk eps; original purple ribbon marker; a.e.g. *Note: we have been unable to find silver hallmarks or maker's marks on the covers, which may be on the verso of the covers and inaccessible; the thin gold layer is worn away from the silver in places from use. Includes additional… Read more
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Cosway Style Portraits of Francis Bacon, Robert Burns, Henry Longfellow, John Ruskin, John...
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Cosway Style Portraits of Francis Bacon, Robert Burns, Henry Longfellow, John Ruskin, John Greenleaf Whittier and William Wordsworth

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Used - Six miniature watercolor portraits set into custom dark blue straight-grain morocco clamshell cases, blue watered silk doublures
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[possibly Bath: Bayntun-Rivière, 1940. Each in full blue morocco hinged case. 6 vols. Six miniature watercolor portraits set into custom dark blue straight-grain morocco clamshell cases, blue watered silk doublures. Each in full blue morocco hinged case. 6 vols. Wonderful collection of six Cosway-style portraits of literary luminaries: Wordsworth, Whittier, Longfellow, Burns, Bacon, and Ruskin, housed in handsome matching morocco cases. Cosway bindings (named for renowned 19th-century English miniaturist Richard Cosway) were first commissioned in the early 1900s by J.H. Stonehouse, managing director of London booksellers Sotheran & Company, from the famous Rivière bindery, who employed Miss C.B. Currie to faithfully imitate Cosway's detailed watercolor style of portraiture. These delicate miniature paintings, often on ivory, were set into the covers or doublures of richly-tooled bindings and protected by a thin pane of glass. Cosway bindings executed by other than the original collaborators… Read more
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Catalogue Raisonne of the Engraved Works of Richard Cosway, R. A. [Catalogue Raisonne, Catalog Raisonné, Complete Works, Life and Work, Raisonnee]

by Daniell, Frederick B. ; Philip Currie; Richard Cosway

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Fredk B. Daniell. As New. 1890. HARDCOVER. *** FREE UPGRADE to Courier/Priority Shipping Upon Request *** - *** IN STOCK AND IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FOR SHIPMENT - AS NEW, THE TEXT BLOCK IS PRISTINE, CLEAN, UNMARKED, AND IN EXCELLENT CONDITION - - HARDCOVER. [Catalogue Raisonne, Catalog Raisonné, Complete Works, Life and Work, Raisonnee]
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.

by Shakespeare, William

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London: Oxford University Press, 1947. The complete works of William Shakespeare bound by Bayntun-Riviere in an elaborate Cosway-style binding. Octavo, bound in full levant blue morocco by Bayntun Riviere in a Cosway-style binding with a hand painted miniature ivorene portrait of Shakespeare under glass to the front panel within a gilt border, gilt titles and tooling to the spine in six compartments within raised gilt bands, quadruple gilt ruling to the panels with ornamental cornerpieces, gilt turn-ins and inner dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. In near fine condition. Edited by W. J. Craig. A beautiful example. Cosway bindings (named for renowned 19th-century English miniaturist Richard Cosway) were popularized, if not invented, in the early 1900s by the renowned London bookselling firm of Henry Sotheran. The earliest Cosway bindings were created by Miss C.B. Currie who faithfully imitated Cosway's detailed watercolor style of portraiture from designs by J.H. Stonehouse, Sotheran's… Read more
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Life of Robert Burns
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Life of Robert Burns

by COSWAY-STYLE BINDING; [BAYNTUN RIVIÈRE, binders]; BURNS, Robert; LOCKHART, J.G.

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Edinburgh and London: Constable and Co.,and Hurst, Chace and Co., 1828. A Fine Cosway-Style BindingExtra-Illustrated by the Insertion of Twenty-One Plates[COSWAY-STYLE BINDING]. BAYNTUN RIVIÈRE, binders. BURNS, Robert. LOCKHART, J.G. Life of Robert Burns. Edinburgh: Constable and Co., and London: Hurst, Chance, and Co., 1828. First edition. Octavo (8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches; 215 x 133 mm.). viii, 446p. Illustrated with vignette engraving as head piece on first text page, extra illustrated with twenty-one plates of portraits and views, of which five are hand colored.A fine 'Extra-Illustrated' Cosway-Style binding ca. 1940 by Bayntun Rivière (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in). Full brown crushed levant morocco, both covers with an elaborate 'thistle' design in gilt, the upper cover with a fine oval portrait miniature set under glass of a young Robert Burns. Spine with five raised bands decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt and with small green inlays in the thistles. Decorative gilt board-edges… Read more
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by COSWAY BINDING; CARROLL, Lewis; CURRIE, Miss C.B., artist; RIVIÈRE & SON, binders

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London: Macmillan and Co., 1869. Alice in Wonderland in a Cosway Binding with a Fine Miniature Watercolor by Miss C.B. CurrieThe March Hare and the Mad Hatter dipping the Dormouse into the Teapot...COSWAY BINDING. RIVIÈRE & SON, binders. CURRIE, Miss C.B., artist. CARROLL, Lewis. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. With Forty-Two Illustrations by John Tenniel. London: Macmillan and Co., 1869. Sixteenth Thousand. Octavo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches; 185 x 121 mm.). [xii], 192 pp. Wood-engraved text illustrations.Bound ca. 1910 by Rivière & Son (stamp-signed in gilt on the front turn-in) for Henry Sotheran (stamp-signed in black on the front free endpaper). Full brown crushed levant morocco. Covers decoratively paneled in gilt, spine with five raised bands decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, double-ruled gilt board edges, wide turn-ins decoratively tooled in gilt, cream silk moiré doublures and liners, all edges gilt. Upper joint expertly repaired.Front cover set with a fine 2 3/4 inch… Read more
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Complete Angler; or, Contemplative Man's Recreation: The
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Complete Angler; or, Contemplative Man's Recreation: The

by COSWAY BINDING; RIVIÈRE & SON, binders; WALTON, Izaac

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London: Samuel Bagster, 1815. A Superb Early Twentieth Century 'Cosway' Binding by Rivière & Son[COSWAY BINDING]. RIVIÈRE & SON, binders. WALTON, Izaac. COTTON, Charles. The Complete Angler; or, Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, and Fishing. In two parts. London: Samuel Bagster, 1815.Second Bagster Edition.Octavo (8 13/16 x 5 5/8 inches; 224 x 143 mm.). [xi] 12-514 (including seventeen-page appendix), [20 index] pp. Fifteen full-page plates; eight after Wale, two music plates, two of fishing tackle, the cartouche of the title-page of the 1653 first edition on half-title, all engraved by Philip Audinet; a portrait of Walton after Huysmans engraved by C. Hayter; a portrait of Cotton after Lely engraved by J. Linnell. In addition there are seventeen silver engravings of fish; a map of the River Lea and one of the River Dove; a facsimile of Walton's autograph and one of Cotton's; and seven engravings in the text, all by Audinet. There are six engravings in the… Read more
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