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THE CONNOISSEUR An Illustrated Magazine for Collectors Vol. VII No. 28 (December  1903)
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THE CONNOISSEUR An Illustrated Magazine for Collectors Vol. VII No. 28 (December 1903)

By Baily, J. T. Herbert (Editor)

London: Otto Limited, 1903. Vol. VII (December 1903). b/w plates and illustrations throughout, paper spinesplit so the contents is loose within. Contents clean, a little dusty, no inscriptions. A fair copy.. Paperback. Fair. 4to. Magazine/periodical.

$8.08

THE GALLERY OF PICTURES BY THE FIRST MASTERS OF THE ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SCHOOLS, WITH BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL DISSERTATIONS. VOLUMES 1 AND 2
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THE GALLERY OF PICTURES BY THE FIRST MASTERS OF THE ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SCHOOLS, WITH BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL DISSERTATIONS. VOLUMES 1 AND 2

By Cunningham, Allan

London: George Virtue, 1834. Volume 1 pp. 116; 49 fine steel engraved plates, frontispiece plate, Volume II pp. 112; 48 plates after Canaletto, Gainsborough et al. Contemporary hallf tan calf binding with decorative paper covered boards; good with some wear and rubbing, spine ends rough. Contents clean and tight, matching decorative endpapers, name to front free endpaper, all edges gilt, spotting to first and last few pages, some foxing within, some plates affected, however many clean, tissue guards present. A very good set of this more unusual edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Canaletto, Gainsborough, Northcote..... 4to. Book.

$188.57

SOUVENIR OF LONDON 14 FAC-SIMILES OF WATER COLOURS
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SOUVENIR OF LONDON 14 FAC-SIMILES OF WATER COLOURS

By Becker, Carl J.

London: Henri Nestle, 1890. c1890. This is a scarce collection of fourteen facsimile chromolithographic plates of water colour paintings of London by the American artist Carl Joseph Becker (1841-1910). Covers good, protected in paper folder inscribed and dated 1908, the spine has separated so the plates are loose within. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A good copy of this scarce item... First Edition, Thus. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by CARL BECKER. Small Folio. Fine Art Print , Books.

$262.65

The Royal Dresden Gallery: being a Selection of Subjects Engraved after Pictures, by the Great Masters, Bechem, Bol, Cranach etc.etc. With accompanying Notices, consisting of Tales, Biographies  VOL 1
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The Royal Dresden Gallery: being a Selection of Subjects Engraved after Pictures, by the Great Masters, Bechem, Bol, Cranach etc.etc. With accompanying Notices, consisting of Tales, Biographies VOL 1

By A H Payne

Dresden , London: A. H. Payne W. French, 1850. 163 pages, numerous b/w plates. Original hardback binding, red leather with matching marbled boards, general wear to the edges, leather scuffed, joints strong. Contents clean and tight, some toning and spotting to first and last few pages, most of the plates unaffected and clean, no inscriptions. A good complete copy. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Raphael, Rembrandt, Rubens .... 4to. Book.

$94.28

DIE TRUHE Zwolf Bilder Zu Marchen Band VII Zwolf Kupfertiefdrucktafeln
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DIE TRUHE Zwolf Bilder Zu Marchen Band VII Zwolf Kupfertiefdrucktafeln

By Wulfing, Sulamith

Wuppertal: Sulamith Wolfing, 1935. 12 fine monochrome (copper) plates printed on thick paper, each with a tissue guard, single page of introductory text. Card covers very good with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good/fine copy.. Paperback. Very Good. 4to.

$40.41

ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - BIRDS AND FLOWERS
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ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - BIRDS AND FLOWERS

By Unknown

Japan: Unknown, 1850. Considered to be from the Edo/Meiji period 19th century. Original woodblock printed book of birds and flowers highly coloured. Complete with 21 pages of vibrant illustrations within block, some multiple per page. Paper decorative covers a little warn. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy with strong bright colours.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 11cm x 17cm. Book, Fine Art Print.

$235.71

THE PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE BIBLE , CONSISTING OF ENGRAVINGS FROM PAINTINGS BY BRITISH ARTISTS.
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THE PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE BIBLE , CONSISTING OF ENGRAVINGS FROM PAINTINGS BY BRITISH ARTISTS.

By Unknown

London: John Mc Cowan, 1834. Unpaginated; 42 full page engravings with accompanying text opposite. Artist include, Hamilton, Pelegrini, Loutherbourg and Sothard. Original hardback binding, poor, front board detached and rear board and spine missing. text block sound. Contents clean and tight, original endpapers slightly marked, silver fis damage to the rear endpaper, no foxing to plates, no inscriptions or notes. A good clean copy in need for a new binding.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 4to. Book.

$47.14

ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - The Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Suikoden, One by One
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ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - The Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Suikoden, One by One

By Unknown

Japan, 1800. Considered to be from the Edo/Meiji period 19th century. Original woodblock printed book of heroes. Complete with 20 vibrant illustrations and text. Paper covers a little warn and creased. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy with strong bright colours.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 11cm x 17cm. Books, Fine Art Print.

$444.48

Original woodblock printed book by Kono Bairei (1841-1895) - "Inaka no Tsuki" (The Moon in the Country) - Japan - 1889
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Original woodblock printed book by Kono Bairei (1841-1895) - "Inaka no Tsuki" (The Moon in the Country) - Japan - 1889

By Kono Bairei

Japan: Tanaka, 1889. Original woodblock printed book by Kono Bairei. 25 illustrations printed in two or three colours. Bound concertina style, silk spine ends worn, paper covers and cord ties very good, with a little creasing to boards. Contents clean and tight, title page and list of contents in Japanese and English text. Each woodblock has a black boarder, number and title, back to back plates, fore-edge writing, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy of this rare work by Bairei. NOTES [Kono Bairei was a Japanese painter, book illustrator, and art teacher. He was born and lived in Kyoto. He was a member of the Ukiyo-e school and was a master of kacho-e painting in the Meiji period of Japan.]. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Kono Bairei. 16.5cm x 24cm. Books, Fine Art Print.

$666.72

ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - Ukiyo-e  Heroic Stories of the Taiheiki
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ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - Ukiyo-e Heroic Stories of the Taiheiki

By Unknown

Japan, 1880. Considered to be from the Edo/Meiji period. Original woodblock printed book of warriors. Complete with 34 vibrant illustrations and text. Paper covers alittle warn and creased. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy with bright colours.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 11cm x 17cm. Books, Fine Art Print.

$444.48

ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - Eight Hundred Heroes of our Country’s Suikoden, One by One
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ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - Eight Hundred Heroes of our Country’s Suikoden, One by One

By Unknown

Japan: Unknown, 1800. Considered to be from the Edo/Meiji period 19th century. Original woodblock printed book of heroes. Complete with 20 double page vibrant illustrations and text band above. Paper covers a little warn and creased. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy with strong bright colours.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 11cm x 17cm. Books, Fine Art Print.

$444.48

ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - FOLKLORE KAIDAN
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ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - FOLKLORE KAIDAN

By Unknown

Japan, 1870. Considered to be from the Edo/Meiji period around 1870. Original woodblock printed book of supernatural tales. Complete with 16 double page illustrations and text, two colours to most blocks. Each set within a black border. Spine a little worn and frayed, paper covers good, some creasing. Contents clean and tight. Script thought to be grass or cursive Japanese, needs an expert eye to assess this. A very good copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 11cm x 17cm. Books, Fine Art Print.

$444.48

FINE VICTORIAN DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLOURS [Christie's Auction Catalogue for 29 October 1985]
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FINE VICTORIAN DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLOURS [Christie's Auction Catalogue for 29 October 1985]

By Christie's

London: Christie, Manson & Woods, 1985. Catalogue illustrated in colour and black and white. Covers very good; contents clean and tight. A very good copy. Includes a number of works (illustrated) by Thorburn and others.. Paperback. Good. 4to. Book.

$10.78

THIRTY-SIX DRAWINGS BY RAPHAEL GHISLAIN Drawn from Nature at the Kalmhout Arboretum (Belgium) Exhibited and Offered for Sale from May 17th 1971 By Bernard Quaritch Ltd
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THIRTY-SIX DRAWINGS BY RAPHAEL GHISLAIN Drawn from Nature at the Kalmhout Arboretum (Belgium) Exhibited and Offered for Sale from May 17th 1971 By Bernard Quaritch Ltd

By Bernard Quaritch

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1971. 12-page illustrated catalogue with printed card covers. Includes descriptions of each drawing and the plant species depicted, as well as a biography of the artist. Very good with a little light wear, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$20.20

AN ESSAY ON THE EDUCATION OF THE EYE WITH REFERENCE TO PAINTING [bound with] PRACTICAL HINTS ON  COMPOSITION IN PAINTING. [bound with] PRACTICAL HINTS ON LIGHT AND SHADE IN PAINTING [bound with] PRACTICAL HINTS ON COLOUR IN PAINTING.
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AN ESSAY ON THE EDUCATION OF THE EYE WITH REFERENCE TO PAINTING [bound with] PRACTICAL HINTS ON COMPOSITION IN PAINTING. [bound with] PRACTICAL HINTS ON LIGHT AND SHADE IN PAINTING [bound with] PRACTICAL HINTS ON COLOUR IN PAINTING.

By Burnet, John

London: J. & J. Leighton, 1865. Four seperate works bound together. An essay on the Education of the Eye, 1865, third edition, pp. xii,73; 7 engraved plates. Practical Hints on composition in Painting illustrated by examples from the Great Masters of the Italian, Flemish and Dutch Schools, 1865,seventh edition, pp. iii, 27; 9 plates. Practical Hints on Light and Shade in Painting illustrated by examples from the Italian, Flemish and Dutch schools. 1864, seventh edition, pp. iii, 45; 8 plates. Practical Hints on colour in Painting Practical Hints on Colouring in Painting illustrated by examples from the works of the Venetian, Flemish and Dutch Schools, 1865, sixth edition, pp. ix, 64; 8 hand-coloured engraved plates. Bound in contemporary black morocco, with plum-coloured pebbled cloth boards; very good with a little general wear and light rubbing to head/tail of the spine. Contents clean and tight, blank front free end paper not present, light spotting to the odd plate, all of which have tissue guards. A very good copy.. Third Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. Book.

$83.51

ETCHINGS AND DRYPOINTS BY FRANK W. BENSON An Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue with an Original Etching by Mr. Benson and Reproductions of all the Plates. Volumes One, Three, Four and Five (total four volumes)

By Paff, Adam E. M.

Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1917. Four out of the five volumes that make up the complete etchings of Frank W. Benson including the very rare vol. 1 - the four volumes are vols. 1, 3, 4 & 5. All volumes are complete with the original Benson frontispiece etchings, vols. 1, 3 & 4 signed by Benson. Details as follows. Vol. One 1917, no. 48 of an edition of 275 (of which 255 for sale), with original dust jacket but this fair only with some chipping to the head/tail of the spine and some loss to the rear top corner, tears stabilised to the underside with archival tape. Vol. Three 1923, no. 455 of an edition of 525 (of which 475 for sale), with very good original dust jacket, slightly chipped to the head of the spine. Vol. Four 1929, no. 133 of an edition of 600 (of which 550 for sale), no dust jacket, spine a little rubbed and worn, hessian covering slightly chipped at the head/tail. Vol. Five 1959, no. 243 of an edition of 400 (of which 350 for sale), with very good to fine original dust jacket. All dust jackets now protected in clear removable archival sleeves. Contents of all volumes clean and tight., previous owner's name and address to the front end paper of vol. 4 otherwise no inscriptions. A very good set of four volumes.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 4to.

$2491.77

Engraving: Its Origin, Processes, and History
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Engraving: Its Origin, Processes, and History

By Delaborde, Le Vicomte Henri. Translated By R. A. M. Stevenson, Chapter By William Walker

London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1886. pp. vii, 348 fine plates throughout. Publisher's original binding in green decorative cloth with lettering to the front board and to the spine; binding clean and bright, with some rubbing and fading to edges. Contents clean and tightt. A very good clean copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$20.20

THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER
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THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER

By Moore, Anne Carroll; Linder, Enid and leslie

London: Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd, 1978. pp. xxvi, 406. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. Top edge dyed pink. Dust jacket very good with minimal wear, price-clipped, slightly rubbed to edges. Contents clean and tight, original pale blue end papers, no inscriptions. A very good to fine copy.. Third Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Sm 4to.

$20.20

FRANZ BAUER The Painted Record of Nature
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FRANZ BAUER The Painted Record of Nature

By Lack, H. W.

Vienna: Naturhistorisches Museum, 2008. 130 pages, colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Hardback binding fine. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, fine ,as new. A fine copy of this rare to find title.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 4to.

$105.06

BRODIE & MIDDLETON Ltd. Colours, Brushes &  Sundries for Scene Painting  Catalogue Revised August 1957
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BRODIE & MIDDLETON Ltd. Colours, Brushes & Sundries for Scene Painting Catalogue Revised August 1957

By Trotman

London: Brodie & Middleton, 1957. 11 pages. Covers good with a few tears. Contents clean and tight, original staples, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$10.78

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