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image of Das Podium.; Künstlergesten aus dem Concertsaal

Das Podium.; Künstlergesten aus dem Concertsaal

by SPIRO, Eugen

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Published
1906
Edition
Limited Edition
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AU$2,193.30

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Berlin, 1906. Limited Edition. Lithographiert von Eugen Spiro.. Master musicians of Berlin Beautiful collection of lithographic portraits of famous European singers and musicians of the turn of the century, with each plate individually signed by the artist. Eugen Spiro was born in Breslau in 1874 and worked as a landscape and portrait artist in Germany and later… Read more
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image of The 104th Psalm..

The 104th Psalm..

by Ffarington, Susan Maria

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Published
1870
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AU$1,352.54

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London: Vincent Brooks Day & Son, 1870. Beautiful coloured-lithographic panorama, as issued in its original decorated cloth boards: the series of 24 connected panels combine to illustrate Psalm 104, forming a continuous panorama over three-and-a-half metres in total. This copy is unusually fine; where seen, these fragile works more commonly display significant wear. The work has been featured… Read more
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Port Jackson Press One

by Brett Whiteley, Lloyd Rees, John Olsen and others

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1979
Edition
First Edition
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AU$36.56

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Sydney: Port Jackson Press, 1979. First Edition. Dealer's catalogue of prints issued by Port Jackson Press of Sydney and Works on Paper, London. Features the work of Brett Whiteley, Lloyd Rees, John Olsen, Garry Shead, David Rankin, John Peart, Max Miller, Keith Looby, Janet Dawson, Diana Davidson, David Aspden, Fred Cress, Ray Crooke and others. Staple bound quarto, black… Read more
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image of L. Roy Davies. Wood Engravings

L. Roy Davies. Wood Engravings

by [DAVIES, L. Roy] BLOOMFIELD, Lin (editor)

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1978
Edition
First Edition
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AU$307.06

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Sydney: Odana Editions, 1978. First Edition. This is the standard work on the artist by the well-known Sydney gallery owner. Limited edition of 184 copies, inscribed 'artists copy' and signed by Davies on the limitation page. Quarto, original burnt umber cloth with matching slipcase, illustrated throughout, with an original signed wood engraving by Davies titled 'Forest Lovers' - 32/50… Read more
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image of The Etched Work of Sydney Ure Smith. Catalogue of Exhibition August-September, 1920

The Etched Work of Sydney Ure Smith. Catalogue of Exhibition August-September, 1920

by STEVENS, Bertram

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Published
1920
Edition
First Edition
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AU$109.67

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Sydney: Gayfield Shaw's Gallery, 1920. First Edition. Ure Smith, Sydney. Exhibtiion catalogue printed by Radcliffe Press for Gayfield Shaw's Gallery, Penzance Chambers, 29 Elizabeth Street, Sydney. Includes an appreciation by Bertram Stevens. Small staple bound octavo booklet, printed wrappers with pictorial onlay, five tipped black and white plates + price list, totalling eight pages; wrappers a bit rubbed, otherwise… Read more
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image of The Beauties of Goldsmith; Or, The Complete Treasury of Genius

The Beauties of Goldsmith; Or, The Complete Treasury of Genius

by GOLDSMITH, Oliver

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Published
1801
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AU$146.22

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London: T. Hurst and R. Dutton, 1801. The collected thoughts of Irish writer and esayist, Oliver Goldsmith (1730 - 1774). Includes excerpts from many of his works notably Citizen of the World (1762), originally published as Chinese Letters, or Letters from a Chinese Philosopher. Octavo, 252 pages, half bound leather, engraved frontispiece portrait of Goldsmith, an excellent copy.… Read more
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image of Finden's Illustrations of the Life and Works of Lord Byron. With original and selected information on the subjects of the engravings by W. Brockedon

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London: John Murray, 1834. A beautiful overlap of literature and travel description, being a tour through Mediterranean and Continental sites of interest in the life and tales of Lord Byron. Brief biographical descriptions are scattered throughout. Edward Francis Finden's masterful series of steel engravings from the works of J.M.W. Turner, William Westall and other leading landscape and portrait artists… Read more
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AU$1,096.65
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Morte D'Arthur

by TENNYSON, Alfred Lord

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1912
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AU$201.05

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London: Chattto & Windus, 1912. SANGORSKI, Alberto. A superb first print edition of Alfred Lord Tennyson's elaborate illuminated manuscript. Delicately produced by the Graphic Engraving Company, this volume retains the freshness and vigour of the original with luscious colour and gilt detailing. Quarto, decorated papered boards, twenty-four leaves reproduced on Japonese vellum; "mart j. ferguson 1931" previous owner's old… Read more
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Hullo! Father Christmas, Are You There

by NISTER, Ernest

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Published
1900
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AU$219.33

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London and New York: Ernest Nister and E.P. Dutton, 1900. A.E. Jackson, F. Reason, Constance Foxley, and Geo E. Hobbs, among others. Collection of Christmas stories and many other fairy tales for children. Quarto, tipped in frontispiece and line drawings throughout, original illustrated colour papered boards, presentation bookplate dated 1907, back board is a little scratched yet a very… Read more
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image of Hortus Floridus; The First Book, Contayninge a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of Springe

Hortus Floridus; The First Book, Contayninge a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of Springe

by PASS, Crispin van de

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1928
Edition
Limited Edition
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AU$127.94

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London: Cresset Press, 1928. Limited Edition. One of 550 numbered copies. 'The seventeenth century saw the production of many books of plant engravings, and of these the "Hortus Floridus [I]" of Crispin de Pass is generally acknowledged to be the masterpiece.' Preface, Eleanor Sinclair Rohde. Oblong octavo, etchings throughout; a very good copy in original morrocco-backed marbled boards,… Read more
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image of The Henri van Raalte Exhibition of Etchings at Preece's Gallery May, 1927

The Henri van Raalte Exhibition of Etchings at Preece's Gallery May, 1927

by VAN RAALTE, Henri

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Published
1927
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AU$146.22

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Adelaide: F.W. Preece and Sons, 1927. Includes an essay by the author 'Simple Principles of the Process of Engraving and Etching' explaining the technical processes behind the techniques. Small staple bound quarto, printed wrappers, single black & white tipped plate followed by a seven page essay and catalogue of exhibited works (total of 12 pages); a very good copy.… Read more
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image of The Compleat Housewife; or, Accomlish'd Gentlewoman's Companion

The Compleat Housewife; or, Accomlish'd Gentlewoman's Companion

by SMITH, Eliza

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Published
1753
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AU$913.88

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London: Printed for R. Ware, S. Birt, T. Longman, C. Hitch, J. Hodges, J and J. Rivington, J. Ward, W. Johnston, and M. Cooper, 1753. Being a collection of upwards of Six Hundred of the most approved Receipts in cookery, pastry, confectionary, preserving, pickles, cakes, creams, jellies, made wines, cordials. With copper plates, curiously engraven, for the regular Disposition… Read more
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Contemporary Australian Printmakers

by KEMPF, Franz

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1976
Edition
First Edition
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AU$36.56

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Melbourne: Lansdowne Press, 1976. First Edition. This rich visual survey of the genre is accompanied by the Print Council's "Directory of Australian Printmakers", a very practical art history resource. Quarto, plates in colour and black & white; original black papered boards, near fine copy in a dust-jacket.
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A Treatise on Wood Engraving, Historical and Practical

by [JACKSON, John] CHATTO, William Andrew

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1839
Edition
First Edition
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AU$255.89

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London: Charles Knight, 1839. First Edition. John Jackson. With upwards of three hundred illustrations, engraved on wood, by John Jackson. An important and influential work on wood engraving conceived, written, and illustrated by a master artist of the medium, John Jackson (1801 - 1848). Early chapters catalogue the history of the medium at length, from antiquity to the… Read more
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image of Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series. Number Thirteen - Etching Number

Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series. Number Thirteen - Etching Number

by [ART IN AUSTRALIA] URE SMITH, Sydney & GELLERT, Leon (editors)

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Published
1925
Edition
First Edition
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AU$73.11

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Art in Australia Ltd, 1925. First Edition. Plates celebrate the etchings of Lionel Lindsay, Sydney Long, T. Friedensen, Squire Morgan, A. Henry Fullwood, E. Blampied, John C. Goodchild, J.C.A. Traill, Will Ashton, Harold B. Herbert, Linley Richardson and others. Of special interest to collectors and art historians is a collected list of etchings published in Australia with the number… Read more
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An Herbarium for the Fair

by SHAW-LAWRENCE, Betty & FASSAM, Thomas

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Published
1949
Edition
First Edition
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AU$402.11

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London: Printed by the Ditchling Press for the Hand and Flower Press, 1949. First Edition. Being a book of common herbs with etchings by Betty Shaw Lawrence together with curious notes on their histories and uses for the furtherance of loveliness and love by Thomas Fassam. Edition of 260 numbered copies signed by Thomas Fassam. Small quarto, half brown… Read more
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image of Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine

Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine

by [DORE, Gustave] BALZAC

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Published
1874
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AU$146.22

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John Camden Hotten: London, 1874. Illustrated with 425 designs by Gustave Doré: the first English translation of Balzac's 'Les Cent Contes Drolatiques', complete and unabridged. 'During the first years of the thirteenth century after the coming of our Divine Savior there happened in the city of Paris an amorous adventure, through the deed of a man of Tours, of… Read more
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Discobolus and Other Verse

by LINDSAY, Lionel

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Published
1959
Edition
Limited Edition
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AU$91.39

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Melbourne: F.W. Cheshire, 1959. Limited Edition. Limited edition of 350 numbered copies, printed at the Hawthorn Press and beautifully illustrated with Lionel Lindsay's woodcut engravings (hand-printed on Japanese paper by the artist). THE JOURNEY The brave Day sleeps, far down the lists His pale pavilions lie In the sad autumnal coloured mists That mount the… Read more
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image of Etching and Etchings: A Guide to Technique and to Print Collecting; With Reproductions of 238 Etchings

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London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1930. The standard work on the subject, a comprehensive guide with abundant historical cross-references. Quarto, original cloth with gilt, 238 black & white reproductions, slight browning to endpapers, a very good copy in the original slipcase.
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AU$120.63
image of Gavarni in London. Sketches of Life and Character with Illustrative Essays by Popular Writers

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London: David Bogue, 1849. Sulpice Guillaume Chevalier (1804-1866), pseudonym Gavarni, was a French master lithographer noted for his fashion and satirical illustrations. In 1847 he travelled to London and produced a series of images condemning the conditions of the English working-classes and urban poor, here used to illustrate a series of written descriptions by leading writers of the day.… Read more
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AU$281.47