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London: T. and J. Egerton, 1793. Scarce With Hand-Colored Aquatints IRELAND, Samuel. Picturesque Views on the River Medway, from the Nore to the Vicinity of its Source in Sussex: With observations on the public buildings and other works of art in its neighbourhood. London: T. and J. Egerton, 1793. First edition, the scarce hand-colored issue. Octavo (9 x 6 1/8 in; 229 x 155 mm). xii, 206, [1, adv.], [1] pp. Extra hand-colored engraved title-page, black and wite map, and twenty-eight hand-colored aquatint plates. Bound by Root & Son (stamp-signed) in full brown morocco, with multiple gilt-rolled borders and gilt corner-pieces, gilt-rolled turn-ins. Gilt-ruled and ornamented compartments. Top edge gilt. A fine, clean and tight copy of a book generally found with plates in sepia. "Samuel Ireland (17?-1800) was one of the most successful artists who devoted himself to the career of topographic print-making. In the ten years between 1790 and 1800 he brought out six books of views, containing in all ... Read more

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Complete Works, The

IRVING, Washington

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New York: G.P. Putnam, 1864. The People's Edition IRVING, Washington. The Complete Works. [People's Edition]. New York: G.P. Putnam, 1864. Twenty-six small octavo volumes (6 5/16 x 4 inches; 160 x 102 mm). Engraved frontispieces, head-and-tailpieces. Bound ca. 1880 in three-quarter plum calf over marbled boards ruled in blind. Smooth spines with two slightly raised bands, elaborately lettered and decorated in gilt. Marbled edges and endpapers. Spines uniformly and attractively sunned. A fine set. Washington Irving (1783-1859), American author, wit, and man of society. His highly successful burlesque, A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty (1809), supposedly by Diedrich Knickerbocker, has been called "the first great book of comic literature written by an American" (The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature). His best-known book, The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. (1820), contains sketches of English life, essays on Americ ... Read more

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Caricatures de J.J.

ISABEY, Jean-Baptiste

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Paris: Chez l'auteur et chez Alphonse Giroux, 1818. Isabey's Grotesque and Indelicate Caricatures [ISABEY, Jean-Baptiste. Caricatures de J.J. Paris: Chez l'auteur et chez Alphonse Giroux, 1818. First edition. Title from front wrapper. Oblong folio (10 3/8 x 14 inches; 263 x 356 mm.). Twelve numbered hand-colored lithographed plates loose in wrappers as issued. Plates lithographed by C. Motte. Original pink lithographed wrappers (11 1/8 x 15 inches; 282 x 382 mm.). Minimal dust soiling to plate margins and wrappers. A very fine copy, housed in a fleece-lined quarter black morocco clamshell case. "These twelve pseudonymous designs were the pastimes of Jean-Baptiste Isabey, a miniature painter of repute, who was the father of Eugène Isabey. Of great verve and spirit in themselves, their grotesque figures, tall or short, fat or thin, provide a link with English caricature of the previous quarter of a century, particularly the work of Thomas Rowlandson. Isabey's situations are as g ... Read more

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"Mau-Mau on Paisley"

IVORY, Lesley Anne, artist

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: , 1990. A Stunning Original Watercolor "Mau-Mau on Paisley" IVORY, Lesley Anne, artist. "Mau-Mau on Paisley". [n.p., n.d., ca. 1990]. Original pen, ink and watercolor, signed and inscribed with title on reverse. Image size: 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches; 115 x 115 mm. Beautifully matted, framed and glazed. (Frame size: 11 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches; 299 x 299 mm.). A gorgeous illustration of "Mau-Mau", a grey cat, with a stunning paisley background. Beautifully framed with a cream quilted mat and metallic gold decand whiteorative ribbon border. Lesley Anne Ivory has gained her reputation as the world's most popular painter of cats by sustaining a superlative level of invention and craftsmanship. She studied at the art schools of St Albans, Watford and Luton, and, having gained the National Diploma in Design, taught at a school in Bedfordshire. Over a decade, she exhibited wood-engravings of wildlife at the Royal Academy, while creating an increasing demand for her card designs. No ... Read more

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"Mikado on a Chair"

IVORY, Lesley Anne, artist

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: , 1991. A Lovely Original Watercolor "Mikado on a Chair" IVORY, Lesley Anne, artist. "Mikado on a Chair". From Cats in the Sun. [n.p.], 1991. Original pen, ink and watercolor, signed and inscribed with title on reverse. Image size: 8 7/8 x 10 5/8 inches; 226 x 270 mm. Beautifully matted, framed and glazed. (Frame size: 17 1/8 x 18 7/8 inches; 434 x 480 mm.). A lovely illustration of "Mikado", a black, ginger and white cat, situated on a chair. Beautifully framed with a white mat and metallic gold ribbon border, additionally embellished with blue and white decorative ribbon at each corner. Lesley Anne Ivory has gained her reputation as the world's most popular painter of cats by sustaining a superlative level of invention and craftsmanship. She studied at the art schools of St Albans, Watford and Luton, and, having gained the National Diploma in Design, taught at a school in Bedfordshire. Over a decade, she exhibited wood-engravings of wildlife at the Royal Academy, wh ... Read more

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