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Memoirs of Early Italian Painters
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Memoirs of Early Italian Painters

by JAMESON, Mrs.[Anna Brownell]; BAYNTUN, binder

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London: John Murray, 1891. For the Lover of Italian PaintingJAMESON, Mrs. [Anna Brownell]. Memoirs of Early Italian Painters, and of The Progress of Painting in Italy. Cimabue to Bassano. New Edition with Portraits. London: John Murray, 1891. Octavo (7 3/16 x 4 7/8 inches: 182 x 121 mm.). xix, [i], 328 pp. With fifty-eight engraved portraits. Bound by Bayntun (stamp-signed on front turn-in) ca. 1925 in full purple morocco over beveled boards. Covers ruled in gilt, spine with five raised bands, paneled and lettered in gilt, decorative gilt board edges, decorative gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Spine slightly faded otherwise near fine."It is to enlarge this sphere of rational pleasure in the contemplation of works of art that the following memoirs were written" (Introduction).Containing memoirs of the great Italian painters from Cimabue to Bassano, including Giotto, Ghiberti, Botticelli, Verrocchio, Da Vinci, Michael Angelo, Raphael, Correggio, Parmigiano, Titian, Tintoretto and others.
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Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793 to 1817, The
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Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793 to 1817, The

by JENKINS, James

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London: Printed for J. Jenkins... by L. Harrison, 1817. First Edition, First Issue With Pre Publication WatermarksFifty-Five Superb Hand-Colored Aquatint Plates JENKINS, James. The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793 to 1817. London: Printed for J. Jenkins... by L. Harrison, [1817]. First edition, First Issue With Pre-Publication WatermarksLarge quarto (13 7/8 x 11 5/16 inches; 352 x 287 mm.). xii, pp. (including dedication, introduction, list of plates and list of subscribers) and [74] leaves of descriptive text. Engraved title with hand-colored vignette and fifty-five hand-colored aquatint plates by T. Sutherland, J. Baily, and J. Jeakes after T. Whitcombe and Pocock. One uncolored plate with plan of the Bombardment of Algiers and plan of the Battle of Trafalgar. Text watermarked J. Whatman 1812; twelve plates watermarked J. Whatman 1811 and two plates watermarked J. Whatman 1816. Bound without the list of subscribers. Contemporary half red roan over marbled boards. Spine with… Read more
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Martial Achievements of Great Britain and Her Allies; from 1799 to 1815, The
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Martial Achievements of Great Britain and Her Allies; from 1799 to 1815, The

by JENKINS, James; HEATH, William, artist

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London: Printed for Js. Jenkins... by L. Harrison & J.C. Leigh, [1814-15]. An Amazing Large-Paper Copy with the Majority of the Plates in Three States[JENKINS, James]. [HEATH, William, artist]. The Martial Achievements of Great Britain and Her Allies; From 1799 to 1815. London: Printed for Js. Jenkins... by L. Harrison & J.C. Leigh, [1814-1815]. First Edition, Large Paper Copy with the majority of the plates in three states.Large quarto (13 1/8 x 11 inches; 335 x 277 mm.). Engraved (uncolored) vignette title-page (verso blank); engraved dedication leaf to the Duke of Wellington in two states, uncolored and colored; dedication to Duke of Wellington 2 pp., Description of vignette title (verso blank), Introduction 4 pp., Contents (list of plates) 2 pp., 60 unnumbered leaves of text, List of subscribers 4 pp. Extra 'colored' copy of plate 35 "Siege of St. Sebastian" used as an additional frontispiece and fifty-two hand-colored aquatint plates, including frontispiece (described as vignette title),… Read more
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Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia
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Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

by JOHNSON, Samuel; Macaulay

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London: Elliot Stock, 1884. Johnson's Didactic Romance on the 'Choice of Life'JOHNSON, Samuel. Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia. Being a Facsimile Reproduction of the First Edition Published in 1759. In Two Volumes. With an Introduction by Dr. James Macaulay; and a Bibliographical List of Editions of Rasselas Published in England and Elsewhere. London: Elliot Stock, 1884. Two small octavo volumes (8 x 5 5/8 inches; 203 x 143 mm.). [2], xxx, [2], viii, 159, [1 blank]; viii, 165, [3, blank] pp.Original paper-backed blue boards with printed paper spine labels. Top of spine of Volume I very slightly worn, but still a very good set.
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Critical Examination of Dr. G. Birkbeck Hill's Johnsonian Editions issued by the Clarendon Press,...
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Critical Examination of Dr. G. Birkbeck Hill's "Johnsonian" Editions issued by the Clarendon Press, Oxford, A.

by JOHNSON, Samuel; Fitzgerald, Percy; Hill, G. Birkbeck

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London: Bliss, Sands & Co., 1898. Fitzgerald on Hill's Johnson[JOHNSON, Samuel]. FITZGERALD, Percy. A Critical Examination of Dr. G. Birkbeck Hill's "Johnsonian" Editions Issued by the Clarendon Press, Oxford. London: Bliss, Sands & Co., 1898.The first edition of this celebrated instance of the pot calling the kettle black. Quarto (10 1/8 x 7 1/2 inches; 258 x 191 mm.). [8], 86, [2, advertisements] pp. Original gray printed wrappers. Unopened. A fine copy.
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Critical Examination of Dr. G. Birkbeck Hill's "Johnsonian" Editions issued by the Clarendon Press, Oxford, A.

by JOHNSON, Samuel; Fitzgerald, Percy; Hill, G. Birkbeck

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London: Bliss, Sands & Co., 1898. Fitzgerald on Hill's Johnson[JOHNSON, Samuel]. FITZGERALD, Percy. A Critical Examination of Dr. G. Birkbeck Hill's "Johnsonian" Editions Issued by the Clarendon Press, Oxford. London: Bliss, Sands & Co., 1898.The first edition of this celebrated instance of the pot calling the kettle black. Quarto (10 1/8 x 7 1/2 inches; 258 x 191 mm.). [8], 86, [2, advertisements] pp. Original gray printed wrappers. A fine copy.
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The Seasons
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The Seasons"

by JOHNSON, Jane, artist

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London: Orchard Books, 1990. A Charming Original WatercolorA Children's Gardening LessonJOHNSON, Jane, artist. "The Seasons". Unused cover design for Our Garden Year. London: Orchard Books, 1990. Original pen, ink and watercolor illustration.Image size: 11 x 8 7/8 inches; 280 x 226 mm. Beautifully matted, framed and glazed. (Frame size: 18 x 15 3/4 inches; 457 x 400 mm.).A charming illustration depicting five children doing various garden activities throughout the year. Beautifully framed with a textured silk cream mat layered over a flower patterned fabric mat with a light pink ribbon border.Jane Johnson was born in London, and studied French at the University of East Anglia, graduating in 1973. She then worked as a designer of children's books, first for Hodder & Stoughton (1974-76), and subsequently for Jonathan Cape Ltd (1976-81). In her spare time, she developed her talents as a writer and illustrator, producing lithographs for The Folio Society's edition of Serghei Aksakov's A Russian Gentleman… Read more
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Critical Examination of Dr. G. Birkbeck Hill's Johnsonian Editions Issued by the Clarendon Press,...
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Critical Examination of Dr. G. Birkbeck Hill's "Johnsonian" Editions Issued by the Clarendon Press, Oxford, A.

by JOHNSON, Samuel; Fitzgerald, Percy; Hill, G. Birkbeck

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London: Bliss, Sands & Co., 1898. Fitzgerald on Hill's Johnson[JOHNSON, Samuel]. FITZGERALD, Percy. A Critical Examination of Dr. G. Birkbeck Hill's "Johnsonian" Editions Issued by the Clarendon Press, Oxford. London: Bliss, Sands & Co., 1898.The first edition of this celebrated instance of the pot calling the kettle black. Quarto (10 1/8 x 7 1/2 inches; 258 x 191 mm.). [8], 86, [2, advertisements] pp. Original gray printed wrappers. A fine copy.
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