Colour Plate Books from Black Dog Rare Books

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image of Die Kunst die Frauenzimmer aus ihren Gesichtszügen zu erkennen. Ein physiognomisches Taschenbuch nach Lavater's Grundsätzen [...] Zweyte verbesserte Auflage.

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12mo (13,5 x 9,5 cm). 55, [5] pp. With 30 hand-coloured etched plates (no. 5 bound as frontispiece). Modern half calf, marbled boards. Deaccession stamps on title-page and back of frontispiece, Marginal waterstains. The quires have been oversewn, reducing the inner margins as a result. A popular introduction to female physiognomy, based on Johann Caspar Lavater's work. After a short introduction… Read more
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$214.27
image of Die Kunst die Männer aus ihren Gesichtszügen zu erkennen. Ein physiognomisches Taschenbuch nach Lavater's Grundsätzen [...] Zweyte verbesserte Auflage.

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12mo (13,5 x 9,5 cm). 52, [8] pp. With hand-coloured etched/aquatint frontispiece portrait of Lavater, and 32 hand-coloured etched/aquatint portraits. Modern half calf, marbled sides. With deaccession stamps on title-page and the back of the frontispiece. Title-page and frontispiece slightly soiled. The quires have been oversewn and, reducing the inner margins as a result. A popular introduction to male physiognomy, based… Read more
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$238.76
image of Le Touriste en chemin de fer. Ligne de Paris a Versailles. Trains de Plaisir.

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Oblong (15 x 23 cm). Title-page, and 22 hand-coloured lithographed plates (including a frontispiece and a map). Publisher's blind-stamped green cloth with title ("Voyage de Paris a Versaille") in gilt on the front board. In very good condition, with the plates foxed and the binding gently rubbed.⁣⁣ A lovely colour plate book with views of historic sites along the line Paris-Versaille,… Read more
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$550.98
image of Diorama Anglais, Ou Promenades Pittoresques à Londres, Renfermant Les Notes Les Plus Exactes Sur Les Caractères, Les Moeurs Et Usages de la Nation Anglaise, Prises Dans Les Différentes Classes de la Société.

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[Pierce Egan & George and Robert Cruikshank (illustrators)].Diorama Anglais, Ou Promenades Pittoresques à Londres, Renfermant Les Notes Les Plus Exactes Sur Les Caractères, Les Moeurs Et Usages de la Nation Anglaise, Prises Dans Les Différentes Classes de la Société. Paris, Jules Didot & Baudouin Frères, 1823. 8vo. [4], 235, [1 blank] pp. With 24 hand-coloured aquatints and several tailpieces. Contemporary… Read more
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$734.64
image of The National Sports of Great Britain. Fifty engravings with descriptions.

The National Sports of Great Britain. Fifty engravings with descriptions.

by Alken, Henry.

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Published
1825
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$2,754.90

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Henry Alken. The National Sports of Great Britain. Fifty engravings with descriptions. London, printed for Thomas M'Lean, by Howlett and Brimmer, 1825. 26 x 18 cm. vi, [102] pp. and 50 fine hand-coloured etched plates with tissue guards. Contemporary gold-tooled straight-grained red morocco, gilt edges, kept in a half cloth clamshell box. Appears to be recased, the binding rubbed and… Read more
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image of Zinspelende gedigtjes op de geestige printjes na de teekeningen van mejufvrouw Christina Chalon, berustende in de verzameling van den kunstbevorderenden heere H.A. Dibbets.

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Amsterdam: Willem van Vliet, 1806. 8vo (19,8 x 12,2 cm). . 28, [4] pp. With 32 hand-coloured etchings on 26 plates. Contemporary marbled limp boards. Owner's entry on paste-down and on leaf A2, the occasional foxspot, few very light marginal stains, spine chipped, upper joint damaged near the foot, leaf B4 damaged near the gutter margin,… Read more
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$979.52