Pre-Raphaelites from Robert Wright Books, ABAC / ILAB

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New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, (1999). Firsrt edition, paper issue. Small quarto, card covers, pp. xii, 265; illustrated. Contibutions include: Alastair Grieve on, "Rossetti and the scandal of art for art's sake in the early 1860s"; Elizabeth Prettlejohn on "Walter Pater and aesthetic painting"; Robin Spencer, "Whistler, Swinburne and art for art's sake"; Anne Koval, "The 'Artist's' have come out… Read more
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New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, (1999). Firsrt edition, paper issue. Small quarto, card covers, pp. xii, 265; illustrated. Contibutions include: Alastair Grieve on, "Rossetti and the scandal of art for art's sake in the early 1860s"; Elizabeth Prettlejohn on "Walter Pater and aesthetic painting"; Robin Spencer, "Whistler, Swinburne and art for art's sake"; Anne Koval, "The 'Artist's' have come out… Read more
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Charles Fairfax Murray: The Unknown Pre-Raphaelite

by Elliott, David B.; Murray, Charles Fairfax

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2000
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9781584560302
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(Newcastle): The Book Guild Limited and Oak Knoll Press, (2000). First edition., 2000. Large octavo, black boards, pp. xiv, 266; illustrated. Fine in a lightly worn, very good dust jacket with light creasing along the top edge. (Oversize*).
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Beyond Decoration: The Illustrations of John Everett Millais

by (MILLAIS, John Everett). Goldman, Paul;

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9780712347754
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(London): The British Library / Private Libraries Association / Oak Knoll Press, (2005). 30 x 18 cm, deep green cloth, pp. 337; illustrated. "This book is the first to present faithful reproductions of all of Millais's published illustrations." Every image is discussed. Near fine in dust jacket. Will likely require extra post to international destinations..
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A Pre-Raphaelite Friendship. The Correspondence of William Holman Hunt and John Lucas Tupper.

by (HUNT, William Holman). Coombs, James H., et al. Editors.

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Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, (1986). First edition. Beige cloth, 8vo., xxiv, 333pp., illustrated. Very slight foxing to top page edge, else near fine, without dust jacket, as issued..
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Autograph Letter, signed.

by COLLIER, John.

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On printed letter sheet, North House, 69, Eton Avenue, N.W. 3, dated April 7th, 1917. To "Dear Madam", forwarding some paints and brushes that had belonged to Reginald Barratt. Approximately 50 words. John Maler Collier OBE RP ROI (1850-1934) British writer and painter in the Pre-Raphaelite style. Mounted on a stiff page, else very good..
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Signature.

by THORNYCROFT, Hamo.

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On stiff card, approximately 2" x 4 3/4" : "Yours faithfully Hamo Thornycroft / RA / Jan 25 '04". Sir (William) Hamo Thornycroft (March 9, 1850 - December 18, 1925), British sculptor, responsible for several London landmarks. Influenced by Lord Frederic Leighton. Close friend of literay critic Edmund Gosse. Knighted in 1917. Small tear and some creasing, else good..
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London: Published for the National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside by Lund Humphries, (1988). First edition. Quarto, card covers, pp. 207; illustrated in colour and black & white. A Catalogue of Pre-Raphaelite works in the Walker Art Gallery, Lady Lever Art Gallery and Sudley Art Gallery. With useful annotations. Bump near top of spine has left a crease through the… Read more
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Leighton.

by BALDRY, A. Lys.

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London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, (N.d). 20.5 cm x 15.7 cm, green cloth, pp. 79; illustrated with eight reproductions in colour. A volume in the attractively produced Masterpieces in Colour series, edited by T. Leman Hare. Near fine in dust jacket with a chipping to the top of the front panel, the head of the spine, and with a few… Read more
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Holman Hunt.

by (HUNT, William Holman). Williamson, George C.

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London: George Bell & Sons, 1902. Second printing. 12mo., green cloth stamped in white, pp. 64, + 16 publisher's ads; illustrated with black & white plates. "Contains a brief list of Hunt's chief works in public and private collections, and a brief catalogue of Hunt's missing pictures". Endpapers darkened, white stamping on spine has perished, spine darkened and slightly frayed… Read more
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The Pre-Raphaelite Painters.

by IRONSIDE, Robin. With a Descriptive Catalogue by John Gere.

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New York: Phaidon Publishers, Inc., (1948). First American issue. edition. Quarto, flexible red cloth covers, 49 pages of text, followed by an unpaginated section of 94 black and white plates. Printed in England. In his 1965 study "Pre-Raphaelitism: A Biblio-Critical Study", William Fredeman considered this book to be, " in general the best book of illustrations available, though the quality… Read more
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Letters to Katie.

by BURNE-JONES, Edward. Introductory Note by W. Graham Robertson.

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London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1925. First edition. 21 cm x 15.8 cm, holland boards backed in linen, pp. xiv, [30]; illustrated with numerous illustrations by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones. The book reproduces a series of letters sent by Burne-Jones to a young daughter of his friends. Moderate foxing early and late, some toning to binding, spine label darkened and… Read more
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Modern Painters and their Paintings. For the Use of Schools and Learners in Art.

by TYTLER, Sarah. (Pen name of Henrietta Keddie).

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Boston: Little Brown, (ND). Later printing, circa early twentieth century. 12mo., deep green cloth decorated in black and gilt, pp. viii, 362, indexed. With material on the Pre-Raphaelites and their associates, including Holman Hunt, Millais, Watts, Leighton, Alma Tadema, Noel Paton, Whistler, Dyce, Maclise, etc. A fine bright copy..
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Burne-Jones - A Quest for Love. Works by Sir Edward Burne-Jones Bt and Related Works by Contemporary Artists.

by (BURNE-JONES, Sir Edward). Waters, Bill. Catalogue by Peter Nahum.

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London: Peter Nahum, (1993). First edition. Octavo, card covers, pp. 120; illustrated in colour and black & white. Near fine..
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The Unknown Eros. I.-XLVI.

by PATMORE, Coventry.

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London: George Bell and Sons, 1878. Second edition, being the first complete edition as well as the first to appear under Patmore's own name. This copy belonged to collector Norman Colbeck, and his typed catalogue card is laid in. He refers to this as "a scarce book". Light scattered foxing, fore-edge darkened, hinges cracked, slight loss to spine label, crown… Read more
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Exeter: Webb & Bower, (1981). First edition. Small quarto, black boards, pp. 176; illustrated. With chapters on The Royal Academy, William Etty, The Nude in Sculpture, The Early Victorian Art Scene, Frederic Leighton, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Sir Edward Poynter, The Art Market, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, George Frederick Watts, Gustave Dore, and Mythology in Victorian Art. Fine in a near… Read more
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The Pre-Raphaelites.

by ROSE, Andrea.

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(Oxford): Phaidon, (1977). First edition. Quarto, brown boards, pp. 16, + unpaginated section of plates [approximatly 48pp]. Light bumps to corners, else very good in a fine dust jacket..
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Sir Edward Burne-Jones. A Record and Review.

by (BURNE-JONES, Edward). Bell, Malcolm.

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London: George Bell & Sons, 1910. "Cheap Re-issue". Octavo, half bound in brown cloth and smooth calf, attractively designed art nouveau spine, top page edge gilt, pp. xii, 151; numerous illustrations. Despite the publisher's designation of this as a "cheap re-issue" this is a nicely produced book, and is well printed on good paper. Many pages un-opened, some darkening to… Read more
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Burne-Jones and William Morris in Oxford and the Surrounding Area.

by (BURNE-JONES, Edward). Dean, Ann S.

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Malvern: Heritage Press, (1991). First edition. Octavo, card covers, pp. [80]; illustrated in colour and black & white. Slight creasing to rear cover, else very good..
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1985). First edition. Small quarto, red cloth, pp. xv, 368, illustrated. With considerable material on Rossetti, Coventry Patmore, the pre-Raphaelites, Whistler, Tennyson, Turner, Blake, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, Crabbe, Clare, etc. A fine copy in dust jacket, with just a hint of dust soiling. [Oversize*].
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