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Hieronymus Bosch

By Stanic´, Michael M. [ Translated By Donal McLaughlin.

London: Tiger Books International, 1988. A lovely copy of this large item. SERIES: Collector's art editions. I.P. Verlagsgesellschaft : Tiger Books International. A nice item : 64p. : ill.; colour plates. Text English. . Soft Cover. Fine. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

$26.47

A thousand and one epigrams : selected from the writings of Elbert Hubbard.
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A thousand and one epigrams : selected from the writings of Elbert Hubbard.

By HUBBARD, Elbert

East Aurora, New York : The Roycroft Shop, 1911. Provenance: Ex Libris - Bookplate of Baron Leverhulme of Bolton-Le-Moors Created by G Scraby, 1917 Features a shield supported by elephants with roses. The shield bears a rose, garland, vertical and horizontal stripes, a helmet, and a crow (supposedly). The crest features a trumpet and a rooster. - The Pratt Institute Libraries. Viscount Leverhulme, of the Western Isles in the Counties of Inverness and Ross and Cromarty, was a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom created in 1922 for the industrialist and philanthropist William Lever, 1st Baron Leverhulme. He had already been created a baronet, of Thornton Manor in the parish of Thornton Hough in the County of Chester, in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom in 1911, and Baron Leverhulme, of Bolton-le-Moors in the County Palatine of Lancaster, in 1917, also in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. The Author: Elbert Green Hubbard (June 19, 1856 - May 7, 1915) was an American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher. Raised in Hudson, Illinois, he had early success as a travelling salesman for the Larkin Soap Company. Presently Hubbard is known best as the founder of the Roycroft artisan community in East Aurora, New York, an influential exponent of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Some of the Roycroft Campus buildings remain; they have been restored and are open to visitors. The complex is a National Historic Site. In fact his best-known work came after he founded Roycroft in 1895. This grew from his private press which he had initiated in collaboration with his first wife Bertha Crawford Hubbard, the Roycroft Press, inspired by William Morris' Kelmscott Press. Although called the "Roycroft Press" by latter-day collectors and print historians, the organization called itself "The Roycrofters" and "The Roycroft Shops". Here we have a lovely example of one of his works. This copy is very clean and tight. In the original half leather and beige/light blue marble style boards. Ornate gilt decorations to spine, two raised bands. Very minor rubs to surface of book evident.There are several blank pages which precede the Art Nouveau designed title pages which cover two pages that face one another. Thereafter the pages are in double ruled borders, with the text within, and with red headers to each. [vi], 9-186, xi, [1] pages 16 cm. Index. Pastedowns and end papers are high quality and are decorated. Text in red to rear page indicating that the book was printed by the Roycrofters at the Shop in East Aurora MCMXI. Excellent. . Hard Cover. Near Fine. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$142.92

The Thames and Hudson manual of rendering with pen and ink
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The Thames and Hudson manual of rendering with pen and ink

By Gill, Robert W.

London: Thames & Hudson, 1981. Title page design gives emphasis to part of title: Rendering with pen and ink. 368p : ill. ; 25 cm. Bibliography p364-365. - Includes index. Neat clean copy, interesting illuminating book. Minor spotting to fore edge of a few pages, not affecting the facing page. Very good. . Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by With 166 Illustrations. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.23

The Gladstone-Glynne collection : a catalogue of the oil paintings, water-colours, sculptures and miniatures and a supplementary list of prints and drawings at Hawarden Castle
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The Gladstone-Glynne collection : a catalogue of the oil paintings, water-colours, sculptures and miniatures and a supplementary list of prints and drawings at Hawarden Castle

By Keith-Lucas, Bryan ; Gladstone, Henry Neville Gladstone Baron 1852-1935.

Flintshire: Hawarden Castle, 1934. Uncommon item. 80 p. : ill., geneal. table ; 20 cm. Neat clean copy. Free of any inscriptions. . Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾".

$15.88

The Painted Men
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The Painted Men

By Lethbridge, T. C.

London: Andrew Melrose, 1956. Reprint: originally issued in 1954. 207 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. Neat copy, light rubs at extremities. Tight and clean internally. [ Location: br1/4/2]. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo.

$13.23

Beyond photography : the transformed Image
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Beyond photography : the transformed Image

By Tait, Jack.; Arthur, Catherine 1937-1991.

London: Focal Press, 1977. Here we have a book, by Tait, with the use of photographs within Art, Special effects, photographic processes, lithography and more. An uncommon and sought after book. 144p : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm. Very good, tight copy in the original red cloth boards, no inscriptions; retaining a complete, if partly repaired dust jacket - reinforced to the base joint area of the rear panel. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good - See below/images/Good - Repairs. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$26.47

DB 5 : an illustrated directory of Fellows and Licentiates of Designer Bookbinders published to coincide with exhibitions at Leighton House London in 1989 and Archbishop Marsh's Library Dublin in 1990
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DB 5 : an illustrated directory of Fellows and Licentiates of Designer Bookbinders published to coincide with exhibitions at Leighton House London in 1989 and Archbishop Marsh's Library Dublin in 1990

By Designer Bookbinders.

United Kingdom: Designer Bookbinders, 1989. With contributions from Faith Shannon, Jeff Clements, Colin Franklin & Bernard Middleton.A fine tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text. Probably unread. 45 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm. [ Location: Fp1/base ] I HAVE SEVERAL MORE OF THESE JOURNALS - NOT LISTED YET.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.70

An album of selected bookbindings / by Clara Louisa Penney
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An album of selected bookbindings / by Clara Louisa Penney

By Penney, Clara L. (Clara Louisa)

New York: Hispanic Society of America, 1967. SERIES: Hispanic notes & monographs. Catalogue series. Based on exhibitions held in the Museum of the Hispanic Society of America, New York, March 1957-March 1958 and 17 Nov. 1965. At head of title: The Hispanic Society of America. xv, 18 p., lx p. of plates : ill. (1 col.) ; 29 cm. Bibliography: p. 15-18.. Nice clean copy in a similar dust jacket. [ Location: Fp1/base ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by photography by Margaret Elizabeth Jackson and Ann Lister Siebert.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$13.23

Arte bajo la ciudad = Art beneath the city : Murales ceramicos, cementos, relieves y esculturas de los Subterraneos de Buenos Aires = Ceramic murals, cements, reliefs and sculptures of the Buenos Aires Subway System [ SIGNED COPY ]
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Arte bajo la ciudad = Art beneath the city : Murales ceramicos, cementos, relieves y esculturas de los Subterraneos de Buenos Aires = Ceramic murals, cements, reliefs and sculptures of the Buenos Aires Subway System [ SIGNED COPY ]

By Alvarez Sotomayor, Fernando.; Bossio, Jorge A.; Cordon, Herve.K.

Buenos Aires: Manrique Zago, 1978. SERIES: Coleccion Arte en Buenos Aires ; 1. Obras ... Fernando Alvarez Sotomayor ... [et al.] ; textos y comentarios ... Jorge Bossio ... [et al.] ; fotografias, Herve K. Cordon ; version inglesa ... Pamela Corey Archer. 275p. : ill. ; 27cm. TEXT - English/Spanish. A nice copy in a nice dust jacket, slightly rubbed at extremities. [ Location: Fp2/base ]. SIGNED COPY - See Image. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Landscape.

$25.41

Early English watercolours : and some cognate drawings by artistsborn not later than 1785
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Early English watercolours : and some cognate drawings by artistsborn not later than 1785

By Williams, Iolo Aneurin 1890-1962.

Bath: Kingsmead Reprints, 1970. REPRINT: Originally published (B52-6826), London, Connoisseur, 1952. ; Introduction to the Reprint by Edward Croft-Murray and Malcolm Cormack. xxii, 266 pages, 201 pages of plates : illustrations ; 31 cm. Includes bibliographical references. A nice copy, firm and clean, in a pleasant complete Jacket, few minor marks, a small squeeze to spine head. [ Location:fp2 ]. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$18.00

The art of the Old West from the collection of the Gilcrease Institute
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The art of the Old West from the collection of the Gilcrease Institute

By Rossi, Paul A. ; Hunt, David C. ; Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971. 335p : ill.(some col.); Includes bibliographical references (p. 332-335). A particularly nice copy in a like dust jacket. No inscriptions. Fresh and crisp copy. [ Location: BR2 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$21.17

R. M. S. "Queen Mary". The Ship of Beautiful Woods
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R. M. S. "Queen Mary". The Ship of Beautiful Woods

By Bousfield, H.T.W.

United Kingdom: Cunard White Star An uncommon pamphlet, with 32 pages of text and colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Listing he rare woods and veneers used in decorating the ship. Very good copy, with some abrasion to surface of the rear panel, else nearer fine { images to follow }. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$26.47

More
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More

By BEERBOHM, Max

London & New York.: John Lane: the Bodley Head, 1899. Beerbohm devoted himself to writing charming pieces about whatever topic struck his fancy. The essays collected in More described here, reflect his lifelong belief that good sense about trivialities is preferable to nonsense about important matters. The London published first edition. The covers are very fresh and clean, with title label to spine in excellent condition. Dark green cloth as called for. Binding is very tight and secure. There is an ink signature, bold and flambuoyant across the top right corner of the title page [ image to follow ]. The ink has seeped/blotted and can be seen via verso and a tad on the half-title and following page [ not affecting text . I cannot figure out the signature. Else this copy is very very nice indeed. p.201. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$42.35

A Survey [ Signed Ltd Edition: 104 / 275 &  ' Letter from one "Eddie Marsh to Lady Gwendolene" - See below'.]
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A Survey [ Signed Ltd Edition: 104 / 275 & ' Letter from one "Eddie Marsh to Lady Gwendolene" - See below'.]

By Beerbohm, Max Sir 1872-1956

London: William Heinemann, 1921. "This edition, numbered and signed by the author, is limited to two hundred and seventy-five copies, of which two hundred and fifty are for sale, and twenty-five for presentation." viii p., [52] leaves of mounted plates : chiefly ill (1 col.) ; 26 cm. Each plate accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress. This copy in the original purple cloth covers, there is dis colour to the upperboard [ images will illustrate this ]. Else, it is clean, binding very secure, all contents as called for.An additional bonus is the letter from one "Eddie Marsh to Lady Gwendolene., pasted neatly to front pastedown - this offers this book as a pardon for non attendance at an event, and if it is not suitable, then Lady Gwendolen shall have a replacement." Sir Edward (Eddie) Marsh, was Arts Patron, poetry publisher and private secretary to Winston Churchill among others. I believe that Lady Gwendolen was married to Winston Churchill's brother. She was known to be a kind, if remote individual. Sometimes known as "Goonie" Marsh was enormously influential in furthering Siegfrid Sassoon’s career as a poet. { See Images - particulary to front cover and the Letter to front pastedown. [ Location: FP2 ]. Signed Letter from Eddie Marsh. Hard Cover. Very Good - See below/images. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$63.52

In Vogue : 75 years of style
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In Vogue : 75 years of style

By Howell, Georgina 1942-

London: Conde Nast Books, 1991. A history of fashion, society and the arts, as seen through "Vogue" magazine, from 1916 to 1990. 255 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm. Includes index. Decent clean book, free of any inscriptions, in a complete, colourful Jacket, just a little squeezed at spine ends. [ Location: Dark Oak 1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$15.88

The monkey in art
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The monkey in art

By Tompkins, Ptolemy. [ Text By

Wappinger's Falls, N.Y. ; Woodbridge, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 1994. 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. 125). A fine copy in a like dust jacket. free of any inscriptions. [ Location: Fp1 / FP2 ]. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$14.29

Attic Black-Figured Neck-Amphorae, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Fascicule 4 . [U.S.A. Fascicule 16]
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Attic Black-Figured Neck-Amphorae, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Fascicule 4 . [U.S.A. Fascicule 16]

By Moore, Mary B., and Dietrich von Bothmer

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1976. This fascicule concludes the publication of the Museum's Attic black-figured amphorae by presenting all of its neck-amphorae. As in the previous fascicule, the vases have been cleaned, and many have been newly restored. The photography is the work of William Pons and his staff, who, with consummate skill and untiring patience, accomplished an arduous task. The sequence follows the principles established in MMA fasc. 3 of segregating the vases according to shapes and their subdivisions. Though vases by the same painter are thus often separated, the overriding considerations of shape and scheme of decoration permit an objective arrangement, the significance of which can readily be grasped. Within each subdivision the order is chronological. CONTENTS: Preface, Abbreviations, III H Attic Black-Figured Vases, Neck-amphorae, Ovoid neck amphorae, Plates 1-11, Early panel neck-amphorae, Plate 12, Neck-amphora of Panathenaic shape, Plate 13, Neck-amphorae with figures on shoulder and body. Plates 14-19, Standard neck-amphorae, Plates 20-40, Special neck-amphorae, Figures on shoulder, with eyes, Plates 41-42, Black below figures Plate 43, Figures on shoulder, stripes below, Plates 44-45, Bands below figures, Plate 46, Small, late neck-amphorae, Plates 47-48, Doubleens, Plates 49-51, Botkin Class, Plate 52,1-4, Class of Cabinet des Medailles 218, Plate 52, 5-8, Index of Accession Numbers, Concordance with CVA Gallatin Collection, Index of Attributions to Painters, Groups, and Classes. The Folder is tight and secure, but a few dust/soil marks to corners, extremities [ Location: BR2 ] . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good - See Comm. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$21.17

Original unpublished papers illustrative of the life of Sir Peter Paul Rubens as an artist and a diplomatist with an appendix of documents. ; The political career of Peter Paul Rubens  { 2 Volumes }
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Original unpublished papers illustrative of the life of Sir Peter Paul Rubens as an artist and a diplomatist with an appendix of documents. ; The political career of Peter Paul Rubens { 2 Volumes }

By Sainsbury, William Noel 1825-1895. ; Wedgwood, C. V. (Cicely Veronica) 1910-1997.

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1859. 2 Volumes: 1st Listed: Continuation of full title: - preserved in H. M. State Paper Office. With an appendix of documents respecting the Arundelian Collection ; the Earl of Somerset's collection ; the great Mantuan Collection; the Duke of Buckingham, Gentileschi, Gerbier, Honthorst, Le Sueur, Myttens, Torrentius, Vanderdoort, etc., etc., etc. A solid copy, firm and tightes, the slightes sign of front hinge strain, spine with fade, and some chipping to cloth to spine head. Some foxing to early pages, else very clean. xxiv, 391 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 2nd listed: ISBN: 9780500550076, Published Thames & Hudson 1975. Near Fine copy, no real faults. Series: The Walter Neurath memorial lectures ; 7 ; 64 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. Includes bibliographical references (page 62). [ Location: BR2 / 1 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good+ / Very Good [ See Below]. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$31.76

A catalogue of letters and other historical documents exhibited in the library at Welbeck [ IN THE VERY GOOD DUST JACKET ].
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A catalogue of letters and other historical documents exhibited in the library at Welbeck [ IN THE VERY GOOD DUST JACKET ].

By Strong, Sandford Arthur.

London: John Murray, 1903. This copy can be set apart by way of the inclusion of the Rare dust Jacket. A selection of documents from the Portland collection, transcribed and annotated, with index. Compiled by S. Arthur Strong , with portraits and numerous facsimiles. xvi, 316 p : 3 port. (incl. front.), 25 facsim ; 28 x 22 cm. In Quarter bound morrocco leather, light bumps t corners, but a very clean and tight example, together with a complete near Fine Dust Jacket, with the price £2.2.0 Net Cash to spine as called for. [ Location: FP2 ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$63.52

The Lost Prince : the life & death of Henry Stuart
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The Lost Prince : the life & death of Henry Stuart

By MacLeod, Catharine.; National Portrait Gallery (London, England); [ Catharine MacLeod with Timothy Wilks, Malcolm Smuts and Rab MacGibbon.

London: National Portrait Gallery Publications, 2004. Catalogue of the exhibition held at the National Portrait Gallery, London, 18 October 2012 - 13 January 2013. This exploration of Henry's life and image, and the extraordinary reaction to his death, transforms our understanding of this exceptional prince and the time in which he lived. In November 1612, shortly before his nineteenth birthday, Henry, the eldest son of James I and Anne of Denmark, died of typhoid fever after a short illness. The nation was struck by grief at the loss of this most promising prince who, it was believed, would become a king to transform Britain. Unlike his father, Henry was seen as militaristic, ardently Protestant and fiercely moral; he was also a precocious patron of the arts, collecting paintings, sculpture and books, commissioning ambitious garden designs and architecture, and performing in elaborate court festivities. Furthermore, Henry took an active interest in the navy and exploration, sponsoring an expedition to find the North-West Passage and giving his name to new settlements in Virginia. Authors Catharine MacLeod, Malcolm Smuts and Timothy Wilks examine Henry's upbringing and education, his court and patronage, his collecting, and finally his illness, death and legacy, and question traditional assumptions about the prince. The book showcases some of the most important works of art and culture produced in the Jacobean period, including masque designs by Inigo Jones, portraiture by Robert Peake and Isaac Oliver, poetry by Ben Jonson and music by Thomas Tompkins and William Byrd. Also featured are exquisite inlaid armour made for Henry, garden designs, renaissance bronzes, old master paintings from his collection, books from his library, and a selection of manuscript letters and writing exercises in Henry's hand. This exploration of Henry's life and image, and the extraordinary reaction to his death, transforms our understanding of this exceptional prince and the time in which he lived. In November 1612, shortly before his nineteenth birthday, Henry, the eldest son of James I and Anne of Denmark, died of typhoid fever after a short illness. The nation was struck by grief at the loss of this most promising prince who, it was believed, would become a king to transform Britain. Unlike his father, Henry was seen as militaristic, ardently Protestant and fiercely moral; he was also a precocious patron of the arts, collecting paintings, sculpture and books, commissioning ambitious garden designs and architecture, and performing in elaborate court festivities. Furthermore, Henry took an active interest in the navy and exploration, sponsoring an expedition to find the North-West Passage and giving his name to new settlements in Virginia. Authors Catharine MacLeod, Malcolm Smuts and Timothy Wilks examine Henry's upbringing and education, his court and patronage, his collecting, and finally his illness, death and legacy, and question traditional assumptions about the prince. The book showcases some of the most important works of art and culture produced in the Jacobean period, including masque designs by Inigo Jones, portraiture by Robert Peake and Isaac Oliver, poetry by Ben Jonson and music by Thomas Tompkins and William Byrd. Also featured are exquisite inlaid armour made for Henry, garden designs, renaissance bronzes, old master paintings from his collection, books from his library, and a selection of manuscript letters and writing exercises in Henry's hand. 192 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), fascims., plans, ports ; 29 cm. Very nice copy indeed in a like dust Jacket. [ Loaction: Fp2 ] . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$37.05

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