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1694 Francisci Junii F F De Pictura Veterum Libri Tres Franciscus Junius Art
1694 Francisci Junii F F De Pictura Veterum Libri Tres Franciscus Junius Art

Price: £650.00

A seventeenth century edition of Franciscus Junis' major work.With an engraved frontispiece and a decorative headpiece to the start.In the original Latin.De Pictura Veterum is also known as On the Painting of the Antients. It is a...

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1701 Conference Academy Le Brun Expression Art Painting
1701 Conference Academy Le Brun Expression Art Painting

Price: £900.00

A rather scarce art gem from eminent French painter Charles le Brun on expression in painting and sculpture with forty-two illustrative plates. Bound in leather with gilt decoration. With Forty-Two of Forty-Three copper-plates....

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1731 Images des HEROS Grands Hommes CANINI Picart
1731 Images des HEROS Grands Hommes CANINI Picart

Price: £192.00

The first French edition of Canini's impressive work on antiquities, unfortunately without the plates present, and priced accordingly. In parallel French and Italian. There are no plates in this copy. The plates have been removed. With...

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1768 ART Drawings from Antique GEMS T. Worlidge ILLUS.
1768 ART Drawings from Antique GEMS T. Worlidge ILLUS.

Price: £950.00

A scarce edition of Worlidge's collection of drawings, etched after the manner of Rembrandt. Bound in full morocco leather with gilt lettering and decorative borders.   Volume 2 only of 2 with 92 of the 180 plates contained...

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1793 Bromley Catalogue Of Engraved British Portrait Egbert To Present Time First
1793 Bromley Catalogue Of Engraved British Portrait Egbert To Present Time First

Price: £74.99

A scarce edition of A Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits,from Egbert the Great to the present time by Henry Bromley. First edition. Henry Bromley was the pseudonym  of Anthony Wilson (c1750 - c1814). He was an English...

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1800 A Chart of the Arts in England from 1660 to 1800 Lenygon and Co. First Ed
1800 A Chart of the Arts in England from 1660 to 1800 Lenygon and Co. First Ed

Price: £125.00

A collection of large folding tables listing events, art, and published works dating from 1660 through to 1800. First edition. Compiled and published by decorators, upholsterers, furniture makers and dealers in works of art,...

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1800 Anecdotes of the Arts in England First Edition James Dallaway
1800 Anecdotes of the Arts in England First Edition James Dallaway

Price: £125.00

A scarce work on sculpture, architecture and painting in England from topographer James Dallaway. First edition. With a vignette title page. Some of the chapters include Remarks on the Bacchus, The Decline of Sculpture at Rome,...

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1800 Lengyon and Co A Chart of the Arts in England First Edition Scarce History
1800 Lengyon and Co A Chart of the Arts in England First Edition Scarce History

Price: £140.00

A collection of large folding tables listing historical events of art work in England between 1660 and 1800.First Edition.With columns for notable dates, sculptors, painters, architecture, literature and many more. Also categorised...

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1805 Rhymes on ART or the Remonstrance of a Painter in two parts Martin Shee
1805 Rhymes on ART or the Remonstrance of a Painter in two parts Martin Shee

Price: £195.00

A two part rhythmical collection of poetry surrounding art and the remonstrance. Second edition, published the same year as the first. Featuring an extended introductory preface, and notes on the strictures on the state of the...

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1808 Anecdotes of Painters by Edward EDWARDS
1808 Anecdotes of Painters by Edward EDWARDS

Price: £299.99

A clean first edition of Edwards' Anecdotes of Painters. Bound in calf. First edition. Rare. Edward Edwards (17381806) was a painter. Aside from his art, Edwards played the violin, composed verses, and wrote occasional works...

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1810 A Dictionary of Painters Rev M Pilkington New Edition Henry Fuseli
1810 A Dictionary of Painters Rev M Pilkington New Edition Henry Fuseli

Price: £220.00

Fuseli's biographical dictionary of artists and painters. A new edition with considerable additions, an appendix, and an index.Including entries on Stephen Elmer, Albery Meyering, Lorenzo Lotto, and many others.Bookplate of Colston's...

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1810 Ancient TERRACOTTAS Taylor Combe BRITISH MUSEUM
1810 Ancient TERRACOTTAS Taylor Combe BRITISH MUSEUM

Price: £204.00

An illustrated guide to the British Museum collection of terracottas, with beautiful engravings. With forty plates, collated complete. Taylor Combe, 1774-1826, was an English numismatist and archaeologist. "As a numismatist and...

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1812 2Vol Hogarth Illustrated From His Own Manuscripts John Ireland
1812 2Vol Hogarth Illustrated From His Own Manuscripts John Ireland

Price: £120.00

A  two volume set comprising volumes two and three of the third edition of this noted work on William Hogarth.Illustrated throughout and with notes from Hogarth's own manuscripts. William Hogarth was an English painter credited...

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1812 Rudiments of Landscape Drawing in a Series of Easy Examples W H Pyne
1812 Rudiments of Landscape Drawing in a Series of Easy Examples W H Pyne

Price: £650.00

The first edition of this instructional work.With thirteen plates of illustrations and a final plate of colour swatches. Seven of the plates are hand coloured. Lacking half of the title page, information of publisher and publication...

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1815 The Costume of the Original Inhabitants Colour Plates S R Meyrick C H Smith
1815 The Costume of the Original Inhabitants Colour Plates S R Meyrick C H Smith

Price: £1,900.00

A collection of stunning hand-coloured plates depicting British historical fashion. Including illustrations of ancient Britons, druids, fisherman, and more. Complete with all 25 plates, including the frontispiece. Lieutenant-Colonel...

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1816 2vol Biographical And Critical Dictionary Painters Engravers By Bryan First
1816 2vol Biographical And Critical Dictionary Painters Engravers By Bryan First

Price: £130.00

A comprehensive set of dictionaries of painters and engravers with five plates to front of first volume containing the monograms used by engravers. In two volumes complete. From the revival of the art under Cimabue and the...

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1819 Catalogue of Portraits and Topography H R YOUNG
1819 Catalogue of Portraits and Topography H R YOUNG

Price: £79.99

A catalogue of plates and prints available to buy from the publisher H. R. Young of 56 Paternoster Row, London. With attractive armorial bookplate of Kensington Public Library to front pastedown. Consisting of tables listing...

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1819 Complete Course of LITHOGRAPHY by Alois SENEFELDER
1819 Complete Course of LITHOGRAPHY by Alois SENEFELDER

Price: £835.00

The first edition in English of the first book on lithography, written by Alois Senefelder the inventor of lithography. Bound in half crushed morocco, with gilt lettering. Rebound with new endpapers. With frontis and three plates. The...

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1822 5vol The Percy Anecdotes Sholto and Reuben Percy Fashion Travelling Stage
1822 5vol The Percy Anecdotes Sholto and Reuben Percy Fashion Travelling Stage

Price: £220.00

A uniformly-bound collection of Thomas Byerley's Percy Anecdotes.Including anecdotes of:The BarThe SenateShipwreckTravellingThe StageMusicIndustryCommerceFashionPastime Including engraved frontispieces and titles to each volume.Thomas...

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1822 FRENCH SCENERY Drawings Captain Robert BATTY First
1822 FRENCH SCENERY Drawings Captain Robert BATTY First

Price: £575.00

An uncommon first edition of Batty's French Scenery. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering. First Edition. This work is in English and French. With armorial nameplates for Edward Langford...

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1822-24 21vols The Works of Antonio Canova First Edition Henry Moses Illustrated
1822-24 21vols The Works of Antonio Canova First Edition Henry Moses Illustrated

Price: £2,200.00

All 21 parts of this publication of Antonio Canova's work.Scarce to be in original paper wraps in original parts, 21 parts bound in 19 pamphlets.Parts IX and X were published together in one volume as were parts XX and XXI.  All...

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1823 2vols Essai Sur L'Histoire De La Peinture En Italie Gregoire Orloff
1823 2vols Essai Sur L'Histoire De La Peinture En Italie Gregoire Orloff

Price: £180.00

A set of Orloff's work on the history of Italian art; from ancient times to this day.Complete in two volumes. Count Orloff was a senator of the Russian empire.

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1825 2vol A Catalogue of the Pictures of Marquess of Stafford Cleveland House
1825 2vol A Catalogue of the Pictures of Marquess of Stafford Cleveland House

Price: £195.00

A very scarce catalogue of the paintings in the collection of the Marquess of Stafford. Illustrated throughout with one hundred and three plates, as well as an engraved frontispiece. John Young (17551825), mezzotint-engraver,...

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1826 Description Of Ancient Marbles In British Museum Engravings Part V First
1826 Description Of Ancient Marbles In British Museum Engravings Part V First

Price: £140.00

A scarce edition of Description of the Collection of Ancient Marbles in the British Museum with Engravings Part V as composed by The British Museum Deptartment of Greek and Roman Antiquities. With thirteen engraved plates, the last...

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1827 8vol LODGE Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain VERY FINE
1827 8vol LODGE Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain VERY FINE

Price: £1,200.00

An absolutely exemplary edition of Lodge's selected portraits of the juggernauts of British history.Sir Edmund Lodge (1756-1839) was a distinguished herald; serving many years as an officer of arms, and writing extensively on his...

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1828 The Bijou or Annual of Literature and the Arts Illustrated First Edition
1828 The Bijou or Annual of Literature and the Arts Illustrated First Edition

Price: £90.00

A copy of The Bijou; or Annual of Literature and the Arts published by William Pcikering.With numerous black and white illustrations.William Pickering (2 April 1796 27 April 1854) was an English publisher, notable for introducing...

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1829 2 Vol A General Dictionary Painters Memoirs Lives Works Matthew Pilkington
1829 2 Vol A General Dictionary Painters Memoirs Lives Works Matthew Pilkington

Price: £69.99

A complete set of this nineteenth-century reference guide to artists. New Edition. 'Containing memoirs of the lives and works of the most eminent professors of the art of painting, from its revival, by cimabue, in the year 1250,...

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1829 2vols A General Dictionary of Painters Memoirs Lives Matthew Pilkington Art
1829 2vols A General Dictionary of Painters Memoirs Lives Matthew Pilkington Art

Price: £450.00

The new edition of this useful dictionary.Complete in two volumes.Volume I is A-K with volume II L-Z.This work became a standard text on painters, later known as Pilkington's Dictionary. The two volumes discuss the most influential...

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1829-1842 9vols A Catalogue Raisonne of the Works of Painters John Smith
1829-1842 9vols A Catalogue Raisonne of the Works of Painters John Smith

Price: £250.00

A collection of volumes on the works on numerous European painters by John Smith, Dealer in Pictures, Late of Great Marlborough Street.Complete in nine volumes. The set consists of volumes I-VIII plus a supplement.This edition is limited...

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1831 Ueber Hauptperioden der schonen Kunst Amadeus Wendt German Scarce Art
1831 Ueber Hauptperioden der schonen Kunst Amadeus Wendt German Scarce Art

Price: £95.00

A scarce edition of this work on art history.In GermanAmadeus Wendt was a German philosopher and historian.

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1832 Hervey Illustrations Of Modern Sculpture Engravings Prose And Poetry First
1832 Hervey Illustrations Of Modern Sculpture Engravings Prose And Poetry First

Price: £99.99

A scarce collection of engravings of modern sculpture together with a selection of poetry and prose by Thomas Kibble Hervey. With an engraved half title and numerous engravings throughout. First edition. Thomas Kibble Hervey...

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1832 Illustrations of Modern Sculpture Engravings T K Hervey Vol I Venus Pandora
1832 Illustrations of Modern Sculpture Engravings T K Hervey Vol I Venus Pandora

Price: £79.99

An impressive series of engravings of modern sculptures, each complemented by descriptive prose and illustrative poetry from T. K. Hervey. Engravings are from a variety of artists including Chantrey, Canova, Carew and...

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1834 Finden's Landscape Illustrations of the Life and Works of Lord Byron
1834 Finden's Landscape Illustrations of the Life and Works of Lord Byron

Price: £370.00

A book of plates by William Finden on the Life and Works of Lord Byron.With 126 engraved plates.William Finden (1787 20 September 1852) was an English line engraver.

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1835 Notions Sur Le Peinture John Burnet Art Technique Painting
1835 Notions Sur Le Peinture John Burnet Art Technique Painting

Price: £26.00

An interesting book in French on painting techniques.Including composition, light and tone and colour.With black and white sketches and colour plates.

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1835 The Literary Souvenir and Cabinet of Modern Art Illustrated
1835 The Literary Souvenir and Cabinet of Modern Art Illustrated

Price: £74.99

A collection of essays on art and literature. Illustated throughout with numerous engraved plates.

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1835 The Literary Souvenir and Cabinet of Modern Art Illustrated Anthology Watts
1835 The Literary Souvenir and Cabinet of Modern Art Illustrated Anthology Watts

Price: £75.00

An interesting collection of essays, poems and prose on art and literature.Illustrated throughout with 24 plates, lacking frontispiece.This collection of essays was edited by Alaric Alexander Watts, a British poet and journalist....

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1837 The Book of Cartoons R Cattermole Illustrated Raphael
1837 The Book of Cartoons R Cattermole Illustrated Raphael

Price: £23.99

A collection of essays on certain Biblical illustrations by Raphael. Illustrated throughout with eight plates, engraved by A. W. Warren.

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1838 2vol Gallery of British Portraits Memoirs Statesmen Divines Illustrated
1838 2vol Gallery of British Portraits Memoirs Statesmen Divines Illustrated

Price: £48.00

This is a scarce two volume set of these collections of British portraits.Two volumes only.Volume I: Statesmen and Lawyers- Warriors- NavigatorsVolume II: Divines- Men of ScienceThe Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge was...

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1839 Antiquities of Chester Illustrated First edition J S Prout Letter Chapel
1839 Antiquities of Chester Illustrated First edition J S Prout Letter Chapel

Price: £550.00

A scarce first edition of this collection of illustrated plates of picturesque scenes of Chester. Includes an autographed letter dated to 1839 from the author requesting the recipient's permission to include their name...

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1840 2vol ed M Kenny Meadous Les Anglais peints par Eux-Memes First Illus
1840 2vol ed M Kenny Meadous Les Anglais peints par Eux-Memes  First Illus

Price: £230.00

An uncommon, first edition set of English painters and prints.With one-hundred plates and numerous illustrations.Printed as a kind satirical, teasing look at the English, this book of caricatures is almost a caricature itself....

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1840 A General Dictionary of Painters M Pilkington Biograpies New Edition Edited
1840 A General Dictionary of Painters M Pilkington Biograpies New Edition Edited

Price: £69.99

A dictionary of the lives of eminent artists by Matthew Pilkington. New edition, revised and extended by Allan Cunningham. Including an introduction on modern painting. Matthew Pilkington (1701-1774) was the author of a standard...

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1841 London Interiors With Their Costumes and Ceremonies Metropolitan Buildings
1841 London Interiors With Their Costumes and Ceremonies Metropolitan Buildings

Price: £85.00

A look at the London interiors of Victorian England.Illustrated throughout, from drawings of London costume and interiors of buildings.The work is split into several sections and discusses the interiors and costumes of; court and government;...

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1842 Discourses Of Sir Joshua Reynolds Illustrated Notes Plates By Burnet First
1842 Discourses Of Sir Joshua Reynolds Illustrated Notes Plates By Burnet First

Price: £89.99

An illustrated collection of fifteen discourses by Sir Joshua Reynolds, with twelve black and white plates. First edition. Sir Joshua Reynolds RA  FRS FRSA was an influential 18th-century English painter, specialising in...

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1844 2vol The People's Gallery of Engravings Numerous Plates G N Wright
1844 2vol The People's Gallery of Engravings Numerous Plates G N Wright

Price: £240.00

A collection of beautifully engraved plates, with poems and essays alongside them. Including landscapes, portraits of famous figures, and scenes from literature. George Newenham Wright, (c17941877), was an Irish writer and...

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1846 The Gallery of Nature Pictorial Thomas Milner Astronomy Physical Geography
1846 The Gallery of Nature Pictorial Thomas Milner Astronomy Physical Geography

Price: £75.00

A fascinating illustrated work.This work is a pictorial and descriptive tour through creation. It includes astronomy, physical geography and geology. Illustrated throughout, with numerous plates and vignettes. This work discusses the...

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1846-7 4 Vol W C Taylor National Portrait Gallery Illustrious Eminent Persons
1846-7 4 Vol W C Taylor National Portrait Gallery Illustrious Eminent Persons

Price: £290.00

A scarce first edition, from copac, of W Cooke Taylor's National Portrait Gallery of Illustrious and Eminent Personages.With 240 plates throughout taken from the National Portrait Gallery.Established in 1856, the National...

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1847 2 Volumes Engravings from Ancient Seals Sir Thomas Hare Baronet
1847 2 Volumes Engravings from Ancient Seals Sir Thomas Hare Baronet

Price: £340.00

Two volumes of the rare, privately published Engravings from Ancient Seals Attached to Deeds and Charters in the Muniment Room of Sir Thomas Hare Baronet of Stowe-Bardolph.The Hare Baronetcy, of Stow Bardolph in the County of...

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1847 Sculpture Illustrations with a Dissertation on Sculpture Sievier
1847 Sculpture Illustrations with a Dissertation on Sculpture Sievier

Price: £69.99

A scarce Victorian work on sculpture. With a frontispiece and numerous further tissue-guarded plates. With sections on famous sculptures and their sculptors. Robert William Sievier, (17941865), engraver, sculptor, and scientist....

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1847 The ART of BLAZON British Heraldry W. SLOANE EVANS
1847 The ART of BLAZON British Heraldry W. SLOANE EVANS

Price: £227.99

A scarce copy of The Art of Blazon by the Rev. William Sloane Evans. Disbound. Scarce. Not listed on COPAC Whilst this copy is disbound, the text binding is sound. This copy contains the Introduction, Part 1 - The Accidents...

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1848 Adolphe Stret Dictionnaire Historique des Peintres Fine Binding Uncommon
1848 Adolphe Stret Dictionnaire Historique des Peintres Fine Binding Uncommon

Price: £40.00

A handsome edition of a comprehensive list of international painters by Adolphe Siret.With nine plates of painter's monograms. Adolphe Siret was a Belgium historian, biographer, and poet and held great positions in the field of...

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1848 Ancient And Modern Art Historical And Critical By George Cleghorn Esq
1848 Ancient And Modern Art Historical And Critical By George Cleghorn Esq

Price: £140.00

A critical and historical examination of ancient and modern art discussing architecture, sculpture and painting from around the world. Second edition. Two volumes bound in one. With a preface to the second edition which is corrected...

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1848 The Useful Arts and Manufactures of Great Britain Paper Glass Leather Glue
1848 The Useful Arts and Manufactures of Great Britain Paper Glass Leather Glue

Price: £99.99

A beautifully illustrated history of  goods produced in Britain. Eleven illustrated plates with engravings of machinery and factories. Illustrated throughout with equipment and techniques.The book is organised by goods; paper,...

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1849 Landscape Painting in Oil Colours John Burnet Illustrated With Examples
1849 Landscape Painting in Oil Colours John Burnet Illustrated With Examples

Price: £79.00

The first edition of this education work on using oils in landscape paintings. Illustrated throughout with eleven plates. John Burnet (March 1781 or 20 March 1784 29 April 1868) was a Scottish engraver and painter.He engraved copies...

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1850 Art De Confectionner Les Fluers Artificielles Mme Blocquel
1850 Art De Confectionner Les Fluers Artificielles Mme Blocquel

Price: £80.00

A scarce edition of this charming guide to the art of artificial flower making.This illustrated text includes 25 numbered full-page plates and 32 supplemental plates as well as illustrations throughout. This guide, written in...

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1850 Treatise on Painting John Burnet Colour Illustrated Practical Hints The Eye
1850 Treatise on Painting John Burnet Colour Illustrated Practical Hints The Eye

Price: £85.00

A scarce colour illustrated collection of educational essays and notes on the art of painting. The work is split into four parts: On the Education of the Eye, On Composition, On Light and Shade and On Colour. Around eight illustrated...

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1852 2 Vols in 1 The Illustrated Exhibitor and Magazine of Art Illustrated
1852 2 Vols in 1 The Illustrated Exhibitor and Magazine of Art Illustrated

Price: £99.99

A two volumes in one of the nineteenth-century periodical The Illustrated Exhibitor and Magazine of Art.The Magazine of Art was an illustrated monthly British journal devoted to the visual arts, published from May 1878 to July 1904...

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1852 The Caryatides from the Stanza dell Eliodor Vatican Gruner d'Urbino Scarce
1852 The Caryatides from the Stanza dell Eliodor Vatican Gruner d'Urbino Scarce

Price: £240.00

A scarce collection of plates depicting the Caryatides designed by Raffaelle D'Urbino, better known as Raphael.Complete with 17 illustrations over 15 plates and a facsimile dedication of the work.Engraved and Edited by Lewis Gruner.A...

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1853 Illustrated Magazine of Art Painting Sculpture Architecture History Science
1853 Illustrated Magazine of Art Painting Sculpture Architecture History Science

Price: £75.00

A beautiful collection of art reflecting the zeitgeist of the mid-nineteenth century.Illustrated frontispiece plate of William III entering Exeter with numerous other illustrations and portraits throughout. Information on science,...

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1854 3vol First TREASURES ART Britain Waagen
1854 3vol First TREASURES ART Britain Waagen

Price: £295.00

Waagen's scarce seminal work, a journey of discovery into British art by an expert visiting England from Germany, cataloguing the art treasures in private collections of the 1850s. Bookseller's stamp of Knibb, Leamington...

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1854 Raccolta de Piu Belli Ercolano di Pompei Museo Reale Borbonico Plates
1854 Raccolta de Piu Belli Ercolano di Pompei Museo Reale Borbonico Plates

Price: £390.00

A collection of illustrations of paintings and mosaics from the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Several of the plates have been hand-coloured -we are not sure if this is contempoarary to the book.

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1855 Elegant Arts for Ladies Profusely Illustrated Handsome Leather Binding
1855 Elegant Arts for Ladies Profusely Illustrated Handsome Leather Binding

Price: £245.00

A scarce copy of this Victorian work on arts and crafts for women. Illustrated throughout with many engravings in the text, and an engraved frontispiece. With original cloth binding bound into the rear.

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1855 Thirty Illustrations of Childe Harold Art-Union London Hulme Godwin Cope
1855 Thirty Illustrations of Childe Harold Art-Union London Hulme Godwin Cope

Price: £95.00

A collection of illustrations to accompany Lord Byron's narrative poem.The engravings were produced for the Art-Union of London and are from illustrations by artists such as Hulme, Godwin, Cope, Lake Price, J Tenniel and more.To the...

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1856 Catalogue DECORATIVE ART Marlborough J. ROBINSON
1856 Catalogue DECORATIVE ART Marlborough J. ROBINSON

Price: £143.99

A scarce curator's catalogue of decorative arts from the collection of Marlborough House Museum, dating from the mid nineteenth century. The fifth edition. From the Board of Trade, Department of Science and Art. Featuring...

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1856 English Scottish and Irish Table Glass G Bernard Hughes Illustrated First
1856 English Scottish and Irish Table Glass G Bernard Hughes Illustrated First

Price: £19.99

The first edition of this history of British glass tableware.Illustrated throughout with many monochrome photographic plates. With chapters on stem design, gilding, cutting, and more.

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1858 Heroines of Shakespeare Illustrated Scarce Charles Heath Eminent Artists
1858 Heroines of Shakespeare Illustrated Scarce Charles Heath Eminent Artists

Price: £90.00

A scarce beautifully illustrated collection of Shakespeare's heroines. Forty-five illustrated portrait plates with tissue guards. Each portrait is accompanied by a fragment of text which either describes or encapsulates the female...

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1858 J G D Armengaud Les Chefs-d'Oeuvre de l'Art Chretien Illustrated Fine Art
1858 J G D Armengaud Les Chefs-d'Oeuvre de l'Art Chretien Illustrated Fine Art

Price: £80.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of work detailing the masterpieces of Christian artwork.With over thirty plates and numerous illustrations.Armengaud was a nineteenth century art critic who, after many travels, published large volumes...

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1859 ARMENGAUD Galeries Publiques d'Europe Rome monochrome engravings plates
1859 ARMENGAUD Galeries Publiques d'Europe Rome monochrome engravings plates

Price: £115.00

Replete with series half title, engraved frontispiece, general index, and table of materials.In a typical belle epoque binding of vermillion cloth with ornate decoration, this guide to the publically-accessible masterpieces of Rome...

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1859 Drawing Room Portrait Gallery of Eminent Personages Faraday Dickens Smith
1859 Drawing Room Portrait Gallery of Eminent Personages Faraday Dickens Smith

Price: £99.99

A collection of portraits of eminent historical figures, including Dickens, Faraday, and Livingstone. Engraved on steel by D. J. Pound. With memoirs by the most able authors.Binders' label of Bone and Son to rear pastedown.

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1859 Sir Joshua Reynolds Notes and Observations on Pictures of the Venetian
1859 Sir Joshua Reynolds Notes and Observations on Pictures of the Venetian

Price: £85.00

A selection of writings by Joshua Reynolds.This work comprises of Reynolds' notes, diaries and sketchbooks from his time in Venice and therefore notes his views on the Venetian school.With Reverend W Mason's own observations on Sir...

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1860 Expositions Of The Cartoons Of Raphael Smith 7 Photographs Tipped In First
1860 Expositions Of The Cartoons Of Raphael Smith 7 Photographs Tipped In First

Price: £49.99

Expositions of the Cartoons of Raphael by Richard Henry Smith, Jun. Illustrated with seven early photographs printed by Negretti and Zambra tipped-in. First edition. The Raphael Cartoons are seven large cartoons for...

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1861 14 Vol Charles Blanc Histoire des Peintres de Toutes les Ecoles First Illus
1861 14 Vol Charles Blanc Histoire des Peintres de Toutes les Ecoles First Illus

Price: £345.00

An collection of volumes of Charles Blanc's Histoire des Peintres de Toutes les coles.With headpieces, engraved examples, and illustrative vignettes for each chapter. With 68 full illustrative plates, collated complete.Charles...

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1861 Landscape Painting in Oil Colours John Burnet Illustrated With Examples
1861 Landscape Painting in Oil Colours John Burnet Illustrated With Examples

Price: £95.00

A revised edition of this educational work on using oils in landscape paintings. Illustrated throughout with eleven plates (collated, complete). Re-edited, with an appendix, by Henry Murray.John Burnet (March 1781 or 20 March...

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1861 The Art Album Sixteen Facsimiles of Water Colour Drawings Cloth
1861 The Art Album Sixteen Facsimiles of Water Colour Drawings Cloth

Price: £85.00

A collection of illustrations by many eminent artists.Bound by Leighton son and Hodge as indicated from binder's stamp to rear.This work comprises of sixteen colour plates printed from wood.Artists are George Cattermole,...

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1861 The Theory and Practice of Landscape Painting in Water-Colours Barnard
1861 The Theory and Practice of Landscape Painting in Water-Colours Barnard

Price: £125.00

A scarce copy of The Theory and Practice of Landscape Painting in Water-Colours. By George Barnard, Professor of Drawing at Rugby School; Author of "Foliage and Foreground Drawing," "Switzerland," "Studies of Trees," etc.Illustrated...

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1863 2Vol Histoire des Dessin Par M.Rigollot
1863 2Vol Histoire des Dessin Par M.Rigollot

Price: £55.00

A two volume set on the history of art. From the paintings of the catacombes in Rome, through to the Renaissance.Marcel Jerome Rigollot (1786-1854) was a both a doctor and antiquarian, known for his work in indentifying some...

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1863 Birket Foster's Pictures of English Landscape Illustrated Dalziel Brothers
1863 Birket Foster's Pictures of English Landscape Illustrated Dalziel Brothers

Price: £30.00

A collection of Birket Foster's paintings.The first edition of this work.With 30 plates in total and 30 pages of accompanying notes.Collated, complete. Illustrations are engraved by the Dalziel Brothers, a popular and revolutionary...

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1863 Expositions Of Great Pictures By Smith Photographs Tipped In First Edition
1863 Expositions Of Great Pictures By Smith Photographs Tipped In First Edition

Price: £79.99

A scarce early edition of Expositions of Great Pictures by Richard Henry Smith. Illustrated with seven photographs tipped in. First edition. The paintings discussed and illustrated are: La Madonna Della Seggiola; The Transfiguration...

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1863 HISTOIRE DES PEINTRES ECOLE HOLLANDAISE C.Blanc
1863 HISTOIRE DES PEINTRES ECOLE HOLLANDAISE C.Blanc

Price: £119.99

The cole Hollandaise volume of Charles Blanc's Histoire des Peintres. Bound in quarter-leather, with gilt lettering and decoration. Volume 2. Charles Auguste-Alexandre-Phillipe Blanc, 1813 1882, was a French art critic and historian,...

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1864 Legends of the Madonna As Represented in Fine Arts Mrs Jameson Illustrated
1864 Legends of the Madonna As Represented in Fine Arts Mrs Jameson Illustrated

Price: £59.99

Mrs. Jameson's study of the representation of the Virgin Mary throughout the art world. Third edition. Illustrated with many plates throughout.

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1865 John Timbs Anecdote Lives Hogarth Reynolds Gainsborough Turner Artists
1865 John Timbs Anecdote Lives Hogarth Reynolds Gainsborough Turner Artists

Price: £35.00

A leatherbound copy of Anecdote Lives. A look at the lives of famous artists, ranging from Hogarth to Turner. With black and white portrait plates at the start of each artist's section. John Timbs (1801 - 1875) was the author...

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1866 Arundel Society Classified List Photographs Drawings Paintings Sculpture
1866 Arundel Society Classified List Photographs Drawings Paintings Sculpture

Price: £99.99

A very scarce catalogue with original paper wraps bound in. A Classified List of Photographs Taken for the Department of Science and Art. Drawings, Paintings, and Sculpture. Etchings of Objects of Art. Published with the sanction...

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1867 Caracteristiques Des SAINTS Dans L'Art Populaire CAHIER
1867 Caracteristiques Des SAINTS Dans L'Art Populaire CAHIER

Price: £175.00

A lovely book outlining the varying characteristics of the Christian Saints as demonstrated by popular art throughout history. In French. Featuring illustrations in the text throughout. Volume II of a two volume set. Charles...

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1867 Some Account Of The LIFE And Works Of Hans HOLBEIN Ralph WORNUM Illustrated
1867 Some Account Of The LIFE And Works Of Hans HOLBEIN Ralph WORNUM Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this nineteenth-century work on Holbein by the famous art historian Wornum. First Edition. Featuring an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contains numerous illustrated plates. With a bookseller's label for...

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1867 Thorvaldsen Sa vie et Son Oeuvre Eugene Plon Illustrated F. Gaillard
1867 Thorvaldsen Sa vie et Son Oeuvre Eugene Plon Illustrated F. Gaillard

Price: £375.00

A nicely presented copy of this biographical exploration into the life and works of Danish sculptor of international fame, Bertel Thorvaldsen.Written in French.Collated complete with two beautifully engraved plates by F. Gaillard,...

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1868 A Handbook of Pictorial Art John Tyrwhitt Illustrated Perspective Mcdonald
1868 A Handbook of Pictorial Art John Tyrwhitt Illustrated Perspective Mcdonald

Price: £79.99

This is a beautifully illustrated edition on this text on art and art education.With twenty-two illustrations.This text includes two original albumen prints, an early example of the use of photography in art.  Pictorial...

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1868 Artists And Arabs Or Sketching In Sunshine By H Blackburn Illustrated First
1868 Artists And Arabs Or Sketching In Sunshine By H Blackburn Illustrated First

Price: £59.99

A lovely book on sketching abroad with an illustration to frontispiece and a vignette half title and numerous illustrations and ten vignettes throughout. With decorative head and tail pieces and capitals. First edition. Argument...

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1868 Smith Expositions Of Cartoons Of Raphael Photograph Reproduction Dunmore
1868 Smith Expositions Of Cartoons Of Raphael Photograph Reproduction Dunmore

Price: £69.99

Expositions of the Cartoons of Raphael written by Richard Henry Smith, Jun. Illustrated with seven reproductions of photographs printed by Dunmore tipped-in. New edition. Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (1483 - 1520) better...

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1869 Gems of English Art Francis Turner Palgrave Illustrated First Edition Colou
1869 Gems of English Art Francis Turner Palgrave Illustrated First Edition Colou

Price: £195.00

A critical work regarding English art.Illustrated throughout, with twenty four colour plates. Collated, complete.With notes on each piece of art, both contextual and critical by Francis Turner Palgrave.This work contains a wide selection...

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1869 Paul Lacroix Les Arts au Moyen Age Illustrated Fine Binding Renaissance Art
1869 Paul Lacroix Les Arts au Moyen Age Illustrated Fine Binding Renaissance Art

Price: £60.00

A handsome edition of the history of art from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance by Paul Lacroix.With seventeen plates and four-hundred illustrations.Lacroix examines the development of different areas of art through a period of five...

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1869 Royal Berlin Wool Flower Book Mrsd Bedford First Edition Scarce
1869 Royal Berlin Wool Flower Book Mrsd Bedford First Edition Scarce

Price: £120.00

This is a scarce first edition of this collection of arrangments and patterns for use with Berlin wool.'Containing beautiful coloured illustrations of a tea-cosey, a jardiniere, a lady's work box, an antimacassar, a mat and a carriage...

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1869 The Legend of Christian Art Illustrated Salisbury Cathedral Rev. Armfield
1869 The Legend of Christian Art Illustrated Salisbury Cathedral Rev. Armfield

Price: £24.99

An artistic exploration into the legend of christian art, with particular focus on Salisbury Cathedral. Featuring a tipped in photogravure of the west front of Salisbury Cathedral, to the frontis. Written by the Minor Canon of...

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1870 Contributions to the Literature of the FINE ARTS C.L.Eastlake
1870 Contributions to the Literature of the FINE ARTS C.L.Eastlake

Price: £29.99

A varied exploration into the different forms, theories, iconic artists, and philosophy of the fine arts. "The reprint of this volume has been thought desirable. It is presented to the Public with very few alterations, and...

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1870 Ernest George's Sketches German and Swiss Anastatic Plates Scarce
1870 Ernest George's Sketches German and Swiss Anastatic Plates Scarce

Price: £225.00

A scarce collection of sketches of Germany and Switzerland from Ernest George.'Being pen and ink drawings, transferred by Cowell's anastatic process.' Sir Ernest George RA (13 Jun 183922) was an English architect, landscape and architectural...

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1872 Legends of the Monastic Orders Mrs Jameson Illustrated Christian Art
1872 Legends of the Monastic Orders Mrs Jameson Illustrated Christian Art

Price: £19.99

An illustrated study of the artistic portrayal of monastic legends. Fifth edition. Anna Brownell Jameson (17 May 1794 17 March 1860) was a British writer. She recognised the extent of the ground before her as a mingled sphere...

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1873 2Vol S. Spooner A Biographical History of the Fine Arts Painters Sculptors
1873 2Vol S. Spooner A Biographical History of the Fine Arts Painters Sculptors

Price: £210.00

A two volume set of Spooner's History of the Fine Arts. Vol I - A to L. Includes 24 plates of monograms with two inserts detailing monograms, explanations of terms and an alphabetical list of artists mentioned in both Vol I and...

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1873 5Vols Signed John Ruskin Modern Painters Art Criticism Old Masters Turner
1873 5Vols Signed John Ruskin Modern Painters Art Criticism Old Masters Turner

Price: £1,200.00

An uncommon, five volume set of John Ruskin's definitive work of Nineteenth Century art criticism Modern Painters, signed by the author.Number of a limited edition set of 1000 Signed by Ruskin to the  In the original...

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1873 Albert Jacquemart Histoire de la Ceramique Illustrated Fine Binding French
1873 Albert Jacquemart Histoire de la Ceramique Illustrated Fine Binding French

Price: £75.00

A beautiful copy of Jacquemart's research on ceramics.With 12 plates, 200 figures, and 1000 illustrations.A scholar of ancient Babylonian, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman ceramics, Jacquemart goes into great detail discussing classic...

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1875 Charles Blanc l'Art Dan la Parure Illustrated Fine Binding Fine French Art
1875 Charles Blanc l'Art Dan la Parure Illustrated Fine Binding Fine French Art

Price: £60.00

A handsome publication by Charles Blanc extolling the virtues of feminine dress.With two plates and numerous illustrations.Blanc compares the laws of ornamentation and colour used in classical and medieval architecture to...

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1875 Hall Marks on Gold and Silver Plate William Chaffers Illustrated
1875 Hall Marks on Gold and Silver Plate William Chaffers Illustrated

Price: £22.00

A guide to the use of hallmarks in gold and silver manufacture. Fifth edition, revised and considerably enlarged. With many tables throughout, plates of hallmarks, and a folding frontispiece.

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1875 John Ruskin Lectures on Art Second Edition Calf
1875 John Ruskin Lectures on Art Second Edition Calf

Price: £120.00

A second edition of John Ruskin's Lectures on Art in a smart blue calf binding.John Ruskin (1819 1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, also an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social...

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1875 Notes on the Principle Pictures of the Royal Academy Ruskin Landscape
1875 Notes on the Principle Pictures of the Royal Academy Ruskin Landscape

Price: £34.99

A very scarce edition of notes from the leading art critic of the Victorian era, John Ruskin. Ruskin produced a series of these notes between 1855-1859 with this edition being a single late publication.Ruskin explores theology, history,...

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1875 SYDNEY P HALL Sketches ARTIST Plates Scarce
1875 SYDNEY P HALL Sketches ARTIST Plates Scarce

Price: £191.99

Very scarce. Hardbound volume in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt foredge, and gilt detailing to the spine and front board. Sir Sydney Prior Hall MVO, MA (18421922) was a British portrait painter and illustrator and one...

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1875 The Art Journal New Series Volume One Illustrated Embossed Morocco
1875 The Art Journal New Series Volume One Illustrated Embossed Morocco

Price: £135.00

The first Appleton volume of the Victorian journal, including many beautiful plates of illustrations and vignettes.The journal was originally founded in 1839 by Hodgson 7 Graves, with the title Art Union Monthly Journal. It became...

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1875 The History of Lace Mrs Bury Palliser Illustrated Third Edition
1875 The History of Lace Mrs Bury Palliser Illustrated Third Edition

Price: £84.99

A history of lace-making from Mrs Bury Palliser.Third edition.Illustrated throughout with many plates, and engravings in the text.

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1876 Ivories Ancient and Modern William Maskell South Kensington V&A Museum
1876 Ivories Ancient and Modern William Maskell South Kensington V&A Museum

Price: £22.99

A lovely volume from the Victorian 'South Kensington Museum Art Handbook' series (presently the Victoria and Albert Museum).This installment, from William Maskell, covers the fundamentals of the study of ivory sculpture. ...

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1876 Saracenic Art Lane-Pool South Kensington V&A Museum
1876 Saracenic Art Lane-Pool South Kensington V&A Museum

Price: £22.99

A lovely volume from the Victorian 'South Kensington Museum Art Handbook' series (presently the Victoria and Albert Museum).This installment, from Stanley Lane-Poole, covers the fundamentals of the study of Arabic art. ...

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1877-78 4 vol Laws of Fesole First Edition Four Part Tuscan Drawing and Painting
1877-78 4 vol Laws of Fesole First Edition Four Part Tuscan Drawing and Painting

Price: £79.99

A scarce first edition, four part collection of Ruskin's treatise on the principles and practise of drawing and painting. Three frontispiece illustrations of the primal groups of the circle and shields and a perspective of geometry with...

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1878 Caldecott North Italian Folk Sketches Mrs Comyns Carr Limited Edition
1878 Caldecott North Italian Folk Sketches Mrs Comyns Carr Limited Edition

Price: £120.00

A topographical study of life in Northern Italy from Mrs Comys Carr. Illustrated with ten coloured plates and vignettes by Randolph Caldecott. Including chapters on Genoa, the Apennines, La Fantesca, and more. Limited to four...

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1878 Glass Alexander Nesbitt Colour Plates Vases Cups Large Paper Copy
1878 Glass Alexander Nesbitt Colour Plates Vases Cups Large Paper Copy

Price: £190.00

A history of the use of glass in decorative ornaments throughout the world. Illustrated with nine lithographed plates. Including chapters on The Composition of Glass, Glass in the Roman Empire, and Glass in Italy. Large paper copy,...

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1878 Notes by Mr Ruskin on His Collection of Drawings by JMW Turner Illustrated
1878 Notes by Mr Ruskin on His Collection of Drawings by JMW Turner Illustrated

Price: £300.00

A series of notes by John Ruskin on drawings by J M W Turner.With thirty-five plates and a map indicating locations in the British Isles illustrated by Turner.With Fleur de Lis watermark of Van Gelder Zonen paper makers, most...

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1878 Paul Lacroix XVIIIme Siecle Institutions Usages et Costumes Illus Fine Bind
1878 Paul Lacroix XVIIIme Siecle Institutions Usages et Costumes Illus Fine Bind

Price: £40.00

An attractive edition of eighteenth century French history by Paul Lacroix.With 21 chromolithographs and 350 engraved illustrations.A prolific writer and journalist, Paul Lacroix is known best for his pseudonym 'Bibliophile Jacob'...

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1878 Suggestions in Floral Design F Edward Hulme Colour Plates
1878 Suggestions in Floral Design F Edward Hulme Colour Plates

Price: £895.00

A beautifully illustrated guide to floral designs by Frederick Edward Hulme. Frederick Edward Hulme (18411909) was known as a teacher and an amateur botanist. He was the Professor of Freehand and Geometrical Drawing at King's College,...

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1878-90 4vol The Portfolio Artistic Periodical Pihlip Gilbert Hammerton
1878-90 4vol The Portfolio Artistic Periodical Pihlip Gilbert Hammerton

Price: £795.00

A collection of four volumes of this artistic periodical from the late Victorian era. Containing issues from 1878, 1888, 1889 and 1890. Illustrated throughout with one hundred and forty engraved plates (collated complete)...

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1879 Art Studies of Home Life Godfrey Wordsworth Turner Illustrated
1879 Art Studies of Home Life Godfrey Wordsworth Turner Illustrated

Price: £49.99

A study of art depicting domestic life from the nineteenth century. Illustrated throughout with many tipped-in Woodbury reproductions of original works by the artists. Some of the artists examined include Halliday, Landseer, and...

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1879 Chefs D'Oueuvre de Peinture Musee Du Louvre Louis Bernard
1879 Chefs D'Oueuvre de Peinture Musee Du Louvre Louis Bernard

Price: £55.00

A handsome edition documenting some of the masterpieces found hanging in the Louvre. Looking at Italian painters such as Bellini, Da Vinci and De Costa.

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1879 Felix Clement Histoire Abregee des Beaux-Arts Illustrated Fine Binding
1879 Felix Clement Histoire Abregee des Beaux-Arts Illustrated Fine Binding

Price: £55.00

A beautiful brief history of art, from the Hebrews to contemporary work.With 150 illustrations.Published to guide the education of art historians and develop an idea of what is aesthetically pleasing, Clment creates an abridged...

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1880 2vol Pictures and Royal Portaits English and Scottish History Thomas Archer
1880 2vol Pictures and Royal Portaits English and Scottish History Thomas Archer

Price: £900.00

A beautiful collection of portraits of scenes from British history by Thomas Archer. Bound by Blackie and Son (binder's label to rear pastedowns).Illustrated with sixty-nine engraved plates.Including portraits of Thomas A Becket, Roger...

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1880 Georges Duplessis Histoire de la Gravure Illustrated European Art History
1880 Georges Duplessis Histoire de la Gravure Illustrated European Art History

Price: £80.00

A handsome copy of research into European engraving.With seventy-three plates.A French art historian and curator, Georges Duplessis was most known as a scholar of printmaking and headed the Cabinet of Prints in the National Library...

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1880 Histoire de la Gravure Georges Duplessis Engravings
1880 Histoire de la Gravure Georges Duplessis Engravings

Price: £240.00

A history of engraving from Georges Duplessis. 'Suivie d'indications pour former une collection d'estampes'.In French. Illustrated throughout with seventy-three reproductions of old prints.

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1880 Lectures on Art Delivered at the Royal Academy Henry Weekes
1880 Lectures on Art Delivered at the Royal Academy Henry Weekes

Price: £54.99

A series of lectures on artistic principles, such as Beauty, Colour in Sculpture, Joshua Reynolds and many more. Preceeded by a short biography of Henry Weekes.

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1880 Paul Lacroix XVIIme Siecle Institutions Usages et Costumes Illus Fine Bind
1880 Paul Lacroix XVIIme Siecle Institutions Usages et Costumes Illus Fine Bind

Price: £80.00

An attractive edition of seventeenth century French history by Paul Lacroix.With 16 chromolithographs and 300 engraved illustrations, including 20 plates.A prolific writer and journalist, Paul Lacroix is known best for his pseudonym...

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1880 The Granta and the Cam from Byron's Pool to Eli R Farren Plates
1880 The Granta and the Cam from Byron's Pool to Eli R Farren Plates

Price: £290.00

A collection of plates illustrating the journey along the River Cam. With thirty-six plates, depicting: 1. Byron's pool 2. Bridge at Trumplington 3. Mill at Grantchester. 4. Meadows Near Bathing Sheds. 5. Paradise, From Meadows....

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1880 Venice Its History Art Industries and Modern Life Charles Yriarte
1880 Venice Its History Art Industries and Modern Life Charles Yriarte

Price: £195.00

A large volume containing Charles Yriate's history of Venice, with many illustrations.Translated from the original French by F. J. Sitwell. Charles Yriarte (Paris 5 December 1832 10 April 1898 Paris) was a French writer and draughtsman...

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1881 A Choice Collection of Woodcuts Thomas John Bewick Illustrated Very Scarce
1881 A Choice Collection of Woodcuts Thomas John Bewick Illustrated Very Scarce

Price: £295.00

A very scarce collection of woodcuts from the engravers Thomas and John Bewick. Contains 52 tipped in plates depicting different rural scenes. Portrait plate of Thomas Bewick. Thomas Bewick was an engraver and natural history author....

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1881 Emile Soldi Les Arts Meconnus Illustrated Fine Binding Museum Art Uncommon
1881 Emile Soldi Les Arts Meconnus Illustrated Fine Binding Museum Art Uncommon

Price: £120.00

A beautiful second edition of anthropological exhibition pieces in the Trocadro Museum.With four-hundred illustrations.Housed in the Trocadro Palace in Paris, the Musum Ethnographique des Missions Scientifiques was founded in 1878....

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1881 Magazine Art Annual Articles Illustrations Architecture Design Decorating
1881 Magazine Art Annual Articles Illustrations Architecture Design Decorating

Price: £40.00

The fourth annual of The Magazine of Art.A illustrated monthly visual arts magazine, the publication included reviews of exhibitions, articles and all manner of articles on the arts, covering everything from archictecture and design...

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1881 My Sketch Book George Cruikshank Illustrated Scarce
1881 My Sketch Book George Cruikshank Illustrated Scarce

Price: £89.00

A collection of the artwork of one of the foremost Victorian illustrators, George Cruikshank. Containing thirty-seven plates. Though caption to title page stated, "1834" , the advertisements to the front and rear are dated, "1878"...

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1881 Style O Graphic Pens and Funny Pencillings in Europe by J S McClay
1881 Style O Graphic Pens and Funny Pencillings in Europe by J S McClay

Price: £49.99

A scarce edition of Style-O!-Graphic Pens and Funny Pencillings in Europe by James McCay.With black and white illustrations throughout.With an appendix to the rear of the volume.

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1881 The Magazine of Art Volume IV Illustrated Cassell, Petter, Calpin and Co.
1881 The Magazine of Art Volume IV Illustrated Cassell, Petter, Calpin and Co.

Price: £120.00

A profusely illustrated Victorian British journal devoted to the visual arts. Volume IV.  With reviews of exhibitions, articles about artists and all branches of the visual arts, as well as some poetry. The Magazine of Art...

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1881-1882 2Vol Magazine of Art Illustrated Plate Painting Architecture Sculpture
1881-1882 2Vol Magazine of Art Illustrated Plate Painting Architecture Sculpture

Price: £137.00

Volumes four and five of this lavishly illustrated journal dedicated to the visual arts. The Magazine of Art was published between 1878 and 1904 by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. in London and New York. Its features...

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1882 A Royal Warren or Picturesque Rambles in the Isle of Purebeck C E Robinson
1882 A Royal Warren or Picturesque Rambles in the Isle of Purebeck C E Robinson

Price: £130.00

An illustrated work of the British countryside.Locations are mostly coastal areas including Wareham and Stoborough, Corfe Castle, Swanage Bay, Lulworth and Seacombe.Illustrated, with ten plates and numerous vignettes.With etchings...

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1882 Alfred Michiels Van Dyck et Ses Eleves Illustrated Fine Binding Uncommon
1882 Alfred Michiels Van Dyck et Ses Eleves Illustrated Fine Binding Uncommon

Price: £80.00

A beautifully illustrated, uncommon second edition of the work of van Dyck and his students.With eight etching of Van Dyck and twenty-eight other illustrations.A Franco-Belgian historian and art critic, Michiels goes...

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1882 DECORATIVE ART Interior Design BLANC French 1st
1882 DECORATIVE ART Interior Design BLANC French 1st

Price: £140.00

Leather bound copy with marbled boards and gilt titles to spine. French art and interior design book with many black and white illustrations and 10, (of 11 called for) chromolithographs.  Examines the influence of Japanese...

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1882 Silk Industry of Great Britain Revival Illustrated James Salter Whiter
1882 Silk Industry of Great Britain Revival Illustrated James Salter Whiter

Price: £59.99

A scarce first edition of the history of the silk industry and its revival in Great Britain. Illustrated frontispiece with engraving of the Jacquard Loom. The book traces the history of the silk trade back to the year...

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1883 A History of Ancient Sculpture Lucy M Mitchell Illustrated Phototype Art
1883 A History of Ancient Sculpture Lucy M Mitchell Illustrated Phototype Art

Price: £39.99

A study of the sculpture of Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome, from Lucy M. Mitchell. First edition. Illustrated with hundreds of vignettes, and six phototype plates. Including chapters on the Theban empire, Phoenicia, Scopas, and...

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1883 Art in Devonshire George Pycroft Includes Letter from the Author
1883 Art in Devonshire George Pycroft Includes Letter from the Author

Price: £195.00

A presentation copy of this account of Devon-based artists of the late nineteenth-century. First edition  With a letter from the author tipped onto the front endpaper, and ink signature stating, 'With Mr G. Pycroft's...

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1883 Glass in the Old World Wallace-Dunlop CLASSICAL ART Coloured Plates
1883 Glass in the Old World Wallace-Dunlop CLASSICAL ART Coloured Plates

Price: £79.99

A guide to the use of glass as decoration during classical civilisation, covering the use of glass by the Greeks, the Romans, the Japanese, and many other cultures. With six plates, two of which are beautifully coloured. People...

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1884 A Book of Facsimiles of Monumental Brasses Illustrated W F Creeny First Ed
1884 A Book of Facsimiles of Monumental Brasses Illustrated W F Creeny First Ed

Price: £425.00

A collection of illustrations and descriptions of European brasses.Scarce, first edition. Large folio with errata slip bound after contents. Collated, complete with 53 plates and an additional ornamental title page plate. Printed...

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1884 David Scott and His Works Paintings Engravings John Gray Limited Edition
1884 David Scott and His Works Paintings Engravings John Gray Limited Edition

Price: £69.99

An uncommon and extensive catalogue of David Scott's paintings, engravings, and designs.Limited edition, being number 286 of 450 copies, of which only 100 have been printed on large paper.Compiled by John Gray,...

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1884 Elementary Prespective Drawing SJ Cartlidge Shadows Reflections Art First
1884 Elementary Prespective Drawing SJ Cartlidge Shadows Reflections Art First

Price: £39.99

An instructional artistic work on the basics of perspective drawing. Illustrated throughout with many small in-text images, attractive engraved vignettes and head and tail pieces, and some lovely illuminated letters. With 32 full...

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1884 F de Mely La Ceramique Italienne Marques et Monogrammes Illustrated French
1884 F de Mely La Ceramique Italienne Marques et Monogrammes Illustrated French

Price: £70.00

A handsome re-bound copy of de Mly's architectural research.With a frontispiece of Andreoli, 550 illustrations, and six plates.As well as being a member of the Socit de l'Histoire de France de Mly an archaeologist, writer,...

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1884 Vere Foster Simple Lessons in WATER-COLOR COLOURED PLATES Flowers
1884 Vere Foster Simple Lessons in WATER-COLOR COLOURED PLATES Flowers

Price: £79.99

A beautiful guide to using water-colour paints when painting flowers. With eight facsimiles of original water-colour drawings by various artists tipped in, as well as other colour illustrations. Part of Vere Foster's Simple...

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1884-91 2vol Art Annual Frederick Leighton Briton Riviere Illustrated Armstrong
1884-91 2vol Art Annual Frederick Leighton Briton Riviere Illustrated Armstrong

Price: £110.00

Two volumes of examinations of eminent artists, published in the Art Annuals.Containing: Life and Work of Briton Riviere, Birket Foster, Rosa Bonheur, J. C. Hook (1888-91)Life and Work of Sir F. Leighton, Sir J. E. Millais, L. Alma...

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1885 Catalogue BECKETT DENISON Collection Auction ART
1885 Catalogue BECKETT DENISON Collection Auction ART

Price: £71.99

The scarce auction catalogue of the art collection of this British colonial administrator and Conservative politician. Comprising the first, second and third portions of the sale, held in June 1885 by Messrs. Christie, Manson...

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1885 Historical Guide to Art Illustration James Shirley Hodson Scarce First Ed
1885 Historical Guide to Art Illustration James Shirley Hodson Scarce First Ed

Price: £950.00

A near immaculate copy of this scarce work on art illustration. Featuring some beautiful examples of many different artistic forms and methods, including a lovely double page colour rendering of Animals in the Snow by Dupuy et Fils,...

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1885 J Grand-Carteret Les Moeurs et la Caricature Illustrated Fine Binding Art
1885 J Grand-Carteret Les Moeurs et la Caricature Illustrated Fine Binding Art

Price: £125.00

A beautiful publication comparing German, Austrian, and Swiss caricature.With three colour plates, twenty plates, and 314 illustrations.John Grand-Carteret was French journalist and art historian, regarded by many as...

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1885 Landscape Philip Gilbert Hamerton Illustrated Photogravures Engravings 1st
1885 Landscape Philip Gilbert Hamerton Illustrated Photogravures Engravings 1st

Price: £440.00

A beautifully presented artistic anthology, being a fine example of Victorian landscapes. First edition. Edited by English artist, art critic and author, Philip Gilbert Hamerton. Containing the works of many established and...

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1885 Landscape Philip Gilbert Hamerton Original Etchings Limited 346/500 First
1885 Landscape Philip Gilbert Hamerton Original Etchings Limited 346/500 First

Price: £420.00

A limited edition Large Paper edition 346/500 numbered copies in a paper vellum binding of Landscape by Philip Gilbert Hamerton, which traces the influence of landscape upon the mind of man. With original etchings and many...

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1885 Vignette Drawings of Joseph Turner Coloured Plates Scarce Second Series
1885 Vignette Drawings of Joseph Turner Coloured Plates Scarce Second Series

Price: £650.00

A scarce collection of Turner's illustrations. Containing eleven coloured plates mounted and framed in card (collated, missing five).Including illustrations of cathedrals, coastal scenes, and more. Turner's talent was recognised...

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1886 4vol The Pictorial Arts of Japan With Historical Sketch William Anderson
1886 4vol The Pictorial Arts of Japan With Historical Sketch William Anderson

Price: £750.00

A scarce four volume work on Japanese art.Illustrated throughout with numerous plates and vignettes demonstrating examples of the art. 39 of forty plates to volume III. Part IV has sixteen plates, of those listed to the 'List of Plates'...

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1886 The Arts in the Middle Ages Paul Lacrois Illustrated W Armstrong English Ed
1886 The Arts in the Middle Ages Paul Lacrois Illustrated W Armstrong English Ed

Price: £250.00

An interesting historical work on the arts.An English translation of the originally French work by Paul Lacroix.This edition is based on the second French edition and has been rearranged by W Armstrong.Illustrated, with 12 lithographic...

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1886 The Seine and the Loire First Edition Pure Line Engravings Scarce Portfolio
1886 The Seine and the Loire First Edition Pure Line Engravings Scarce Portfolio

Price: £450.00

A beautiful first edition collection of engravings by Romantic artist, Joseph Mallord William Turner.  Includes sixty-one engravings in pure line after drawings by Turner. Introduction and descriptions of plates by Marcus...

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1886 The Theatre Monthly Review Clement Scott Inscribed by Author Photographs
1886 The Theatre Monthly Review Clement Scott Inscribed by Author Photographs

Price: £36.99

A monthly review of drama, music and the fine arts from a variety of critics and authors.Volume  VII.Tipped in black and white photographic plates of actors, dancers and theatre critics.Engraving of John Henderson.Clement Scott...

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1886-8 7vol RUSKIN Modern Painters Seven Lamps Of ARCHITECTURE Illus
1886-8 7vol RUSKIN Modern Painters Seven Lamps Of ARCHITECTURE Illus

Price: £795.00

A fantastic collection of two of Ruskin's critical works. Second edition but first complete edition of Modern Painters (1888), and fifth edition of Seven Lamps (1886). Seven Lamps contains a frontispiece and thirteen further...

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1886-9 2vol Dictionary of PAINTERS & ENGRAVERS M. Bryan
1886-9 2vol Dictionary of PAINTERS & ENGRAVERS M. Bryan

Price: £169.99

Michael Bryan's acclaimed reference book on artists. Bound in half calf leather with gilt lettering and marbled edges. With Arthur Shanks nameplate on the front free endpapers. Michael Bryan (17571821), art historian and...

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1887 The Art of England Lectures Given in Oxford John Ruskin Second Edition
1887 The Art of England Lectures Given in Oxford John Ruskin Second Edition

Price: £150.00

A collection of lectures given by leading art critic John Ruskin.Ruskin was a leading art critic of the Victorian era. He was also an art patron, watercolourist and prominent social thinker.This work is a series of lectures given...

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1888 Memorial Catalogue of the French and Dutch Loan Collection Limited Edition
1888 Memorial Catalogue of the French and Dutch Loan Collection Limited Edition

Price: £385.00

A decorative record of art from the French and Dutch school as shown at the Edinburgh International Exhibition in 1886. Thirty thousand people thronged the Meadows on May 6, 1886 when Prince Albert Victor opened the International...

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1888-1902 5vol Royal Academy Pictures Art Magazine of Art Illustrated
1888-1902 5vol Royal Academy Pictures Art Magazine of Art Illustrated

Price: £570.00

A collection of the pictures exhibited in the Royal Academy. Illustrated throughout with hundreds of engraved reproductions of art work by Leighton, Bartlett, Goodall, Riviere, Solomon and many others (seven of which are aquatint,...

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1889 2 Vol Catalogue De Tableaux Anciens Et Modernes M E Secretan Art Deluxe Ed
1889 2 Vol Catalogue De Tableaux Anciens Et Modernes M E Secretan Art Deluxe Ed

Price: £160.00

A limited edition copy of this French catalogue for the sale of the famous M. E. Secretan art collection in 1889. Limited Edition. Complete in two volumes. 'Cette dition de luxe. Illustre de 120 photogravures goupil et cie. A...

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1889 Burlington Fine Arts Club Illustrated Catalogue Portrait Miniatures
1889 Burlington Fine Arts Club Illustrated Catalogue Portrait Miniatures

Price: £480.00

A beautifully illustrated catalogue of the collection of portrait miniatures at the Burlington Fine Arts Club. With 36 full page photographic plates.The Burlington Fine Arts Club was a London gentleman's club based in Savile Row and...

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1889 Les Femmes d'Artistes Alphonse Daudet C Guillaume
1889 Les Femmes d'Artistes Alphonse Daudet C Guillaume

Price: £65.00

A French collection of short biographies of female artists. Illustrated throughout with engravings by C. Guillaume.Bound by Dray of Cambridge.Possibly with the signature of Ezra Pound, an expatriate American poet and critic.

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1890 Edward T. Cook Studies In Ruskin First Edition With Frontispiece Plate
1890 Edward T. Cook Studies In Ruskin First Edition With Frontispiece Plate

Price: £40.00

A first edition of this work on John Ruskin.Including both theoretical writing on Ruskin's teachings, as well as some biographical notes, the volume is a authoritative one, with several plates throughout.

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1891 CATALOGUE Beaux Tableaux Anciens Auction PAINTINGS
1891 CATALOGUE Beaux Tableaux Anciens Auction PAINTINGS

Price: £119.99

A Paris auction catalogue of old master paintings, which dates from the late nineteenth century. Containing descriptions of paintings by Rubens, Raphael, Rembrandt, Boucher and others. The sale took place at the Hotel Drouot...

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1891 Draughtsmans Handbook First Edition Colour Illustrated Plan and Map Drawing
1891 Draughtsmans Handbook First Edition Colour Illustrated Plan and Map Drawing

Price: £175.00

A first edition, colour illustrated handbook with numerous diagrams, sections and maps.Colour frontispiece showing the principle characters of work used in mapping with thirty-three illustrated plates and illustrations...

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1891 Flower Painting for Beginners by Ethel Nisbet Presentation Copy
1891 Flower Painting for Beginners by Ethel Nisbet Presentation Copy

Price: £150.00

A copy of 'Flower Painting for Beginners; Twelve Studies from nature executed in a bold and symple style wit lessons in sketching and colouring' by Ethel Nisbet. Includes plates and outline sketches with instructions and some pictures...

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1891 Marks And Monograms On European Continental POTTERY And Porcelain Chaffers
1891 Marks And Monograms On European Continental POTTERY And Porcelain Chaffers

Price: £59.99

A late Victorian illustrated guide to pottery, by the famous potter William Chaffers. Second Edition. 'With upwards of 3000 potters' marks and illustrations'. 'Preceded by an introductory essay on the vasa fictilia of the...

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1891 Sacred Legendary ART Anna Brownell JAMESON Illustrated
1891 Sacred Legendary ART Anna Brownell JAMESON Illustrated

Price: £79.99

A nicely illustrated late-Victorian work on art history. Featuring a fold-out plate. Contains numerous tissue-guarded plates, including a frontispiece. With numerous illustrations in the text. With a prize presentation label...

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1891 The Studio and What To Do In It H. P. Robinson First Edition Photography
1891 The Studio and What To Do In It H. P. Robinson First Edition Photography

Price: £120.00

An uncommon first edition of this early introduction to photography. Featuring small illustrations throughout the text. With illustrated advertisements to the first and last leaves, as well as a contemporary plate cover loosely...

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1891 Une Famile d'artistes: Les Ozanne C. AUFFRET FIRST
1891 Une Famile d'artistes: Les Ozanne C. AUFFRET FIRST

Price: £399.99

A scare copy of Auffret's work on the Ozanne family's work of the Eighteenth Century which includes numerous examples of their work. First Edition In French Bound in paper with gilt lettering Nicolas Ozanne (1728-1811) was one...

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1891First Edition Draughtsmans Handbook Colour Illustrated Plan and Map Drawing
1891First Edition Draughtsmans Handbook  Colour Illustrated Plan and Map Drawing

Price: £120.00

A first edition, colour illustrated handbook with numerous diagrams, sections and maps.Colour frontispiece showing the principle characters of work used in mapping with thirty-three illustrated plates and illustrations...

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1892 Design in Textile Fabrics Thomas R Ashenhurst Coloured Plates Illustrated
1892 Design in Textile Fabrics Thomas R Ashenhurst Coloured Plates Illustrated

Price: £30.00

This work discusses design in textile fabric.The author describes this manual as pertaining to ... 'the principles of design in textile fabrics' and 'the question of decoration [and] the proper structure of the cloth.'Contains...

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1892 Meryon And Meryons Paris By Frederick Wedmore Scarce Limited Edition 93/129
1892 Meryon And Meryons Paris By Frederick Wedmore Scarce Limited Edition 93/129

Price: £185.00

A scarce limited edition being number 93 of 129 copies of Frederick Wedmore's descriptive catalogue on the work of artist Charles Meryon. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Charles Mryon (1821 - 1868), was a French artist,...

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1893 3v History of ENGRAVING in ENGLAND English Fagan
1893 3v History of ENGRAVING in ENGLAND English Fagan

Price: £4,500.00

An incredibly impressive collection of beautiful engravings from the British Museum, including works by Heath, Reynolds, and William Blake, amongst eminent others. A scarce work with some wear to the extreme margins of pages...

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1894 2vol Eighteeenth Century Vignettes Limited Edition Austin Dobson
1894 2vol Eighteeenth Century Vignettes Limited Edition Austin Dobson

Price: £185.00

A collection of twelve essays on eighteenth-century engravings. Illustrated throughout with twenty-three plates, collated complete. Second series. Part of a limited press of 200 copies: volume I is numbered 125, whilst volume...

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1894 Catalogue of Pictures by Old Masters First Edition Illustrated Adrian Hope
1894 Catalogue of Pictures by Old Masters First Edition Illustrated Adrian Hope

Price: £80.00

A scarce first edition collection of works formed by the late Adrian Hope.Numerous illustrated plates throughout depicting works from artist such as Maes,  Hondecoeter, Metsu and many more each with a description and dimensions....

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1894 Historical Catalogue Of WATERCOLOUR Drawings Cosmo Monkhouse Illus First
1894 Historical Catalogue Of WATERCOLOUR Drawings Cosmo Monkhouse Illus First

Price: £49.99

A well-illustrated catalogue of the watercolours owned by the Manchester Whitworth Institute. First Edition. Featuring 23 illustrated plates. 'Edited and with an introduction by Cosmo Monkhouse'. 'With illustrations, and with...

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1894 Life of Christ As Represented in Art F W Farrar Illustrated
1894 Life of Christ As Represented in Art F W Farrar Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A study of the representations of Jesus Christ throughout art from Frederic W. Farrar.Illustrated with many vignettes.Inscribed by the publisher to his daughter ('Jane Black, from her father. New Year's Day, 1895') to the front free-endpaper....

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1894 Scraps of Nature Etched by Robert Brandard Illustrated 34 Plates
1894 Scraps of Nature Etched by Robert Brandard Illustrated 34 Plates

Price: £130.00

A charming collection of illustrations of nature by artist Robert Brandard. Brandard was an English landscape engraver most famous for his engravings from Brockedon's Pases of the Alps and of some of the works of Turner.Brandard...

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1895 4vol The Portfolio Art Monographs Dutch Etchings Blake Arbott Binding
1895 4vol The Portfolio Art Monographs Dutch Etchings Blake Arbott Binding

Price: £350.00

A set of four volumes of the Portfolio, an artistic periodical, which contains a study of popular art forms. Containing information on Dutch etchings, William Blake, Sculpture in Belgium, Gerard David, Japanese wood engravings,...

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1895 Album von Objecten aus der Sammlung Kunstindustreller Albert Ilg Illus
1895 Album von Objecten aus der Sammlung Kunstindustreller Albert Ilg Illus

Price: £110.00

An illustrated catalogue of pieces taken from the Imperial Collection.Printed in German.With 50 plates.Albert Ilg was an Austrian art historian who is noted for his avocation of the Baroque style.

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1895 Catalogue of Pictures and Sketches First Edition Illustrated Geroge Mason
1895 Catalogue of Pictures and Sketches First Edition Illustrated Geroge Mason

Price: £85.00

A scarce collection of works from the watercolour painter and landscape artist George Pinwell and George Mason. Illustrated with sixteen woodcut plates from original drawings by G. J. Pinwell. These works were exhibited at The Royal...

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1895 DICTIONARY ARTISTS London Exhibitions A. GRAVES
1895 DICTIONARY ARTISTS London Exhibitions A. GRAVES

Price: £495.00

A comprehensive work on exhibiting artists, with some interesting insertions. Particularly including a related manuscript letter by the author New and Enlarged Edition. A signed letter from the author to William H. Booth dated...

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1895 Frederick LEIGHTON Illustrated CHRONICLE Rhys Stephens
1895 Frederick LEIGHTON Illustrated CHRONICLE Rhys Stephens

Price: £395.00

An in-depth study of the life and works of Frederic Leighton. With a frontispiece and numerous further photogravure plates featuring examples of Leighton's work, many with captioned tissue-guards. Includes a...

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1895 Photography Artistic and Scientific Robert Johnson Arthur Brunel Chatwood
1895 Photography Artistic and Scientific Robert Johnson Arthur Brunel Chatwood

Price: £190.00

A sought after early work on the art of photography. First edition. Illustrated with twenty-eight photographic plates (collated complete) and illustrated in the text. Including chapters on Composition of Landscape, Lighting...

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1896 2 vol Advanced PERSPECTIVE Art Students H. DENNIS
1896 2 vol Advanced PERSPECTIVE Art Students H. DENNIS

Price: £198.00

A scarce late Victorian technical drawing manual for art students, concerning perspective. The seventh edition. Volume I concerns 'Angular and Oblique Perspective', and Volume II 'Shadows and Reflections'. Featuring 70 plates, many...

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1896 Antonio Allegri da Correggio Life Friends Time Art Parma Corrado Ricci
1896 Antonio Allegri da Correggio Life Friends Time Art Parma Corrado Ricci

Price: £240.00

A beautifully illustrated work on the life and art of Antonio da Correggio.Illustrated with 37 plates including a frontispiece.First English edition, translated from the Italian by Florence Simmonds. Antonio Allegri da Correggio was...

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1896 Birket Foster Pictures Of English Landscape Dalziel Words By Taylor Limited
1896 Birket Foster Pictures Of English Landscape Dalziel Words By Taylor Limited

Price: £140.00

A limited India Proof Edition, number 155 of 1000, of Pictures of English Landscape by Birket Foster, with thirty engraved plates by the Brothers Dalziel with Pictures in Words by Tom Taylor. With a preface to this edition...

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1896 Easter ART Annual G. F. WATTS Illustrated
1896 Easter ART Annual G. F. WATTS Illustrated

Price: £57.99

A copy of the art journal for 1896 focusing on the work of George Frederic Watts. Featuring numerous tissue-guarded plates and illustrations in the text. With advertisements to the front and the wraps. George Frederic Watts...

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1896 George Paul Chalmers and The Art of His Time by Edward Pinnington First
1896 George Paul Chalmers and The Art of His Time by Edward Pinnington First

Price: £180.00

A scarce work on Scottish painter, George Paul Chalmers, and other artists working at the same time. First edition. This volume was produced in collaboration with Chalmers' patron, George B. Simpson. Copies of Chalmers'...

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1896 Memorial Catalogue Of The Burns Exhibition Glasgow Limited Edition Plates
1896 Memorial Catalogue Of The Burns Exhibition Glasgow Limited Edition Plates

Price: £220.00

A fascinating collection of images and descriptions from an exhibition held at the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts. Limited Edition, of which four hundred copies were printed, this being no. 74. With numerous plates throughout,...

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1896 Munchner Jahres-Ausstellung Von Kunstwerken Aller Nationen
1896 Munchner Jahres-Ausstellung Von Kunstwerken Aller Nationen

Price: £49.99

Pictures of the artwork on display at Munich's annual art exhibition during 1896, during the reign of Prince Regent Luitpold of Bavaria, a scarce text. Illustrations throughtout.

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1896 The Nude in Art Photogravures from Original Paintings Clarence Lansing Rare
1896 The Nude in Art Photogravures from Original Paintings Clarence Lansing Rare

Price: £500.00

A sizeable and scarce collection of reproductions of some of the most famous nudes in artistic history.Including works such as Profane Music, Artist and Model, The Youth of Bacchus and many others. The plates are protected by captioned...

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1896 Walter Crane Decorative Illustration Illustrated Frontispiece History Art
1896 Walter Crane Decorative Illustration Illustrated Frontispiece History Art

Price: £95.00

A first edition of this work on book illustration.This work includes 94 full page engravings, 50 in text engravings, and 11 half tone full page blocks.Walter Crane was an influential children's author, and seen as the father of the...

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1896-7 3Vols Eleanor Rowe French Wood Carvings From The National Museums 1st Ed.
1896-7 3Vols Eleanor Rowe French Wood Carvings From The National Museums 1st Ed.

Price: £520.00

A first edition of Eleanor Rowe's French Wood Carvings, complete in three volumes.With ties and generally in much better

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1896-97 Collection Engravings Catalogues Sale Christie Auctions Bound From Parts
1896-97 Collection Engravings Catalogues Sale Christie Auctions Bound From Parts

Price: £350.00

A collection of catalogues for sales of engravings sold by auction by Christie, Manson and Woods bound chronologically from parts. Dating between December 22, 1896 and July 23, 1897. 23 catalogues in all Including an auction...

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1897 Collection des GONCOURT Aquarelles et Pastels
1897  Collection des GONCOURT  Aquarelles et Pastels

Price: £49.99

The 1897 auction catalogue of Edmond de Goncourt. Bound in paper-covered boards. This copy has an amateur re-binding.  Edmond de Goncourt , 1822 1896, was a French writer, critic, book publisher and the founder of the Acadmie...

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1897 2vols HISTOIRE SCULPTURE GRECQUE Collignon Plates
1897 2vols HISTOIRE SCULPTURE GRECQUE Collignon Plates

Price: £499.00

A beautiful set of the very highly regarded Collignon work on Greek sculpture. A great binding and lovely

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1897 ART Venus & Apollo PAINTING by W. J. STILLMAN
1897 ART Venus & Apollo PAINTING by W. J. STILLMAN

Price: £155.99

A first edition of Stillman's Venus and Apollo. Bound in half vellum with gilt lettering and decoration. A first edition. Limited edition, number 272 of 555. William James Stillman (1828 1901) was an American painter, journalist,...

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1897 Ceramics of Swansea and Nantgarw by W Turner Illustrated Uncommon First Ed
1897 Ceramics of Swansea and Nantgarw by W Turner Illustrated Uncommon First Ed

Price: £170.00

A beautifully illustrated work on Welsh porcelain factories. "With biographical notices of the artists and others, notes on the merits of the porcelains, the marks thereon, etc. Also an appendix on the mannerisms of the artists,...

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1897 Ioseph Pennell The Work of Charles Keene Illustrated 132 Reproductions 1st
1897 Ioseph Pennell The Work of Charles Keene Illustrated 132 Reproductions 1st

Price: £75.00

A collection of 134 reproductions of the British artist's works, with an introduction and commentary.Keene has been called 'the artist's artist'; he had no formal training. Instead he found himself apprenticed to Whympers, the wood-engravers,...

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