By Not Stated
London   Macmillan and Co.
12" by 10" Unpaginated
A vanishingly scarce collection of proof impressions of engravings originally published in 'The English Illustrated Magazine', in the original cloth portfolio.
By Not Stated

1884 Proof Impressions of Engravings Originally Published in The English Illustrated Magazine

London   Macmillan and Co.
12" by 10" Unpaginated
A vanishingly scarce collection of proof impressions of engravings originally published in 'The English Illustrated Magazine', in the original cloth portfolio.
Sold
: 1kgs / : 835J39

What Our Customers Say...

Description

Illustrated, Original Binding, Very Scarce

A beautifully illustrated collection of proof impressions of engravings originally published in 'The English Illustrated Magazine', a monthly periodical that ran from 1883 to 1913. This periodical often featured articles on travel and topography, along with fiction supplied by noted writers such as Thomas Hardy, Henry James, Stanley J. Weyman, and Max Pemberton.

Including the following prints: 

'Shy', drawn by Alma Tadema.
'Study for the Frontispiece to "The Early Italian Poets"', drawn by D.G. Rossetti.
'The Miller's Courtship', drawn by R.W. Macbeth.
'In the Fens. Evening', drawn by R.W. Macbeth.
'Martin Luther', drawn by Lucas Cranach.
'Mrs. Siddons', drawn by Thomas Gainsborough.
'Mrs. Geddes', drawn by Andrew Geddes.
'Stitchwort', drawn by Alfred Parsons.
'Matthew Arnold', drawn by F. Sandys.
'Cover of a Pianoforte', drawn by E. Burne Jones.
'Humming-Birds', drawn by C. Whymper.
'Mrs. Hartley, with Her Child as a Youthful Bacchanal', drawn by Sir Joshua Reynolds.
'Margaret Georgiana', drawn by Sir Joshua Reynolds. 
'The Fisherman's Daughter', drawn by C. Napier Hemy.
'Cadgwith Cove', drawn by C. Napier Hemy. 
'Hauling in the Boats', drawn C. Napier Hemy. 
'A Woman's Keepsake', drawn by Alfred Parsons. 
'Steam Seine Boats Going Out', drawn by C. Napier Hemy. 

Collated, and lacking two plates. 

A vanishingly scarce to find work.

Condition

In the original portfolio cloth bound case. Externally, worn, with staining and spotting to the cloth and bumping to the extremities. Wear to the extremities, resulting in some loss to the cloth. Lacking original cloth ties. Internally, disbound as issued. Portfolio folds detached but present. A few handling marks to the plates, which are otherwise bright and clean.

Good

Delivery & payment

We send all of our books via courier which is a fully tracked and insured service. In our experience we find this to be the most reliable and quickest form of delivery. Our primary courier is DHL, but we are able to accommodate special requests if required, including postal delivery for items under 2kg. See More Details