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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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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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1761 L'art de Batir C Etienne Briseux Architecture Illustrated Plans Volume 1
1761 L'art de Batir C Etienne Briseux Architecture Illustrated Plans Volume 1

Price: £1,900.00

A very scarce architectural work by successful architect and creator of internal decorations, Charles Etienne Briseux. Being volume I of this two volume set only. But extremely scarce and...

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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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1792 A Volume of Farces
1792 A Volume of Farces

Price: £30.00

A whimsical collection of theatrical farces often attributed to playwright Isaac Bickerstaffe. This collection of plays of absurd comedy, known as farces, collects work often attributed to playwright...

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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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1794 Three Essays Picturesque Beauty Travel Sketching Landscape William Gilpin
1794 Three Essays Picturesque Beauty Travel Sketching Landscape William Gilpin

Price: £340.00

A leather bound copy of William Gilpin's 'Three Essays', with illustrations A charming copy of William Gilpin's 'Three Essays' discussing the idea of the picturesque. William Gilpin was an...

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1797 2vol in 1 Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds Edmond Malone Royal Academy Scarce
1797 2vol in 1 Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds Edmond Malone Royal Academy Scarce

Price: £290.00

A very scarce two volume set of works, bound into one volume. This work features both the works of Joshua Reynolds alongside a biographical work written by his friend Edmond Malone. Rebacked....

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1798 3vol Works of Joshua Reynolds Malone Second Edition Tree Calf Illustrated
1798 3vol Works of Joshua Reynolds Malone Second Edition Tree Calf Illustrated

Price: £675.00

A fascinating posthumous collection of the works of Joshua Reynolds the notable English portrait painter, in a lovely uniform tree calf binding and complete in three volumes. Sir Joshua Reynolds...

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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 England Dallaway First Edition Illustrated
1800 Anecdotes of the Arts England Dallaway First Edition Illustrated

Price: £60.00

An uncommon first edition work on sculpture, architecture and painting in England by James Dallaway. James Dallaway was an English antiquary, topographer, and miscellaneous writer best known...

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1800 Anecdotes of the Arts in England James Dallaway Oxford Architecture Paint
1800 Anecdotes of the Arts in England James Dallaway Oxford Architecture Paint

Price: £110.00

A critical and informative work on sculpture, architecture and painting in England, mostly Oxford. With an engraved title page. The first octavo edition of this work. Written by the English...

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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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1801 Views in Egypt Original Drawings in the Possession of Robert Ainslie
1801 Views in Egypt Original Drawings in the Possession of Robert Ainslie

Price: £8,500.00

The first edition of this fantastic collection of illustrations of Egypt by one of the most important 18th Century European painters, Luigi Mayer. Through these paintings he depicts the beautiful landscape and people...

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1803 Cowper Illustrated by a Series of Views Bucks J. Storer J. Greig 1st Scarce
1803 Cowper Illustrated by a Series of Views Bucks J. Storer J. Greig 1st Scarce

Price: £245.00

The first edition of this scarce collection of plates looking at the places the poet William Cowper would have seen in his life, illustrated by James Storer and John Greig. The first edition...

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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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1812 2vol in1 Costume of the Ancients Thomas Hope New Edition Enlarged Illus
1812 2vol in1 Costume of the Ancients Thomas Hope New Edition Enlarged Illus

Price: £130.00

A profusely illustrated work on ancient costumes by Thomas Hope, a merchant banker, author, philosopher and art collector. In a beautiful half calf binding with marbled boards. An Octavo edition...

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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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1821 Collection of Plates of Agricultural and Country Life Scraps Rural
1821 Collection of Plates of Agricultural and Country Life Scraps Rural

Price: £145.00

A collection of engraved illustrations of life in the countryside. It is unclear which publication these plates were originally featured in, but a pencilled note on the front endpaper states, '28 plates out of 40'.

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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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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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1824 A Touch at The Fine Arts Illustrated By Twelve Plates With Descriptions
1824 A Touch at The Fine Arts Illustrated By Twelve Plates With Descriptions

Price: £1,375.00

The first edition of Henry Alken's humorous etchings, satirising terms used by 'artists, amateurs, connoisseurs, virtuosos and the like' in addition to satirising art itself. The first edition,...

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1824 British Preserve Etchings from Drawings by S Howitt Animals Engravings
1824 British Preserve Etchings from Drawings by S Howitt Animals Engravings

Price: £150.00

A beautiful and uncommon collection of engravings of British animals by Samuel Howitt. In a contemporary cloth binding. This work is undated, dated using Copac. Badger plate is dated 1823....

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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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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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1833 The Works of William Hogarth
1833 The Works of William Hogarth

Price: £125.00

A two volume exploration of the works of William Hogarth including both coloured and monochrome plates of his works. This work from eccentric reverend John Trusler explores the works of English...

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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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1834 Gallery of Portraits Volume III Portraits and Biographies Illustrated
1834 Gallery of Portraits Volume III Portraits and Biographies Illustrated

Price: £65.00

A fascinating work containing twenty four fascinating biographies of eminent men, each with an accompanying gallery portrait plate; volume III from Arthur Thomas Malkin's original seven volume work. ...

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1835 Engravings From The Works of Henry Liverseege Illustrated Very Scarce
1835 Engravings From The Works of Henry Liverseege Illustrated Very Scarce

Price: £650.00

A vast collection of mezzotint illustrated plates by the noted nineteenth century artist Henry Liverseege. Very scarce. Henry Liverseege was a prolific artist who, during his short-lived...

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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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1838 3vol Works of Art and Artists in England G. F. Waagen 1st
1838 3vol Works of Art and Artists in England G. F. Waagen 1st

Price: £225.00

A first edition three volume set of Gustav Waagen's work on the impressive private art collections in England in the nineteenth century. Complete in three volumes. The first translated edition...

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1838 Hints on Light and Shadow, Composition, etc. As Applicable to Landscape Painting
1838 Hints on Light and Shadow, Composition, etc. As Applicable to Landscape Painting

Price: £150.00

The first edition of Samuel Prout's instructional work discussing light, shadow, and composition, and how artists can use techniques in their drawings. Illustrated throughout. The first edition...

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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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1841 Prout's Microcosm. The Artist's Sketch-Book
1841 Prout's Microcosm. The Artist's Sketch-Book

Price: £290.00

A scarce first edition copy of this charming collection of illustrations by one of the masters of British watercolour architectural painting, Samuel Prout. An important and influential English...

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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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1842 George Cruikshank's Omnibus Blanchard Laman Illus Plates
1842 George Cruikshank's Omnibus Blanchard Laman Illus Plates

Price: £250.00

A profusely illustrated work, providing an insight into the workings of popular Victorian artist, George Cruikshank. The first edition of this omnibus, created by Cruikshank as an outlet for his creative frustration. ...

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1843 Illustrations to Butler's Hudibras Portraits Very Scarce Characters
1843 Illustrations to Butler's Hudibras Portraits Very Scarce Characters

Price: £360.00

A fascinating collection of portraits of characters alluded to in Samuel Butler's famous mock heroic poem, Hudibras A very scarce suite of portraits which was first published for the 1819 edition...

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1844 Sketches at Home and Abroad
1844 Sketches at Home and Abroad

Price: £550.00

A very scarce work in lovely

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1844-45 3vols The Gallery of Engravings Reverend G. N. Wright Illustrated
1844-45 3vols The Gallery of Engravings Reverend G. N. Wright Illustrated

Price: £325.00

A collection of beautiful plates of various subjects, collected together by George Newenham Wright. In three volumes. A collection of beautiful engravings by various authors, each with a description...

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1845-47 4vol France Illustrated Jules Janin Eugene Lami Illustrated
1845-47 4vol France Illustrated Jules Janin Eugene Lami Illustrated

Price: £475.00

A beautifully illustrated look at the history of France, written by G N. Wright and Jules Janin, illustrated by Thomas Allom and Eugene Lami. Complete in four volumes. A profusely illustrated...

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1846 Napoleon Gallery the Life and Times of the Emperor of France Illustrated
1846 Napoleon Gallery the Life and Times of the Emperor of France Illustrated

Price: £130.00

An illustrated look at the illustrious life of the Emperor of France Napoleon Bonaparte. This work is an illustrated account of the life and career of Napoleon Bonaparte, illustrated with a...

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1846 The Exhibition of the Royal Academy the Seventy-Eighth Very Scarce
1846 The Exhibition of the Royal Academy the Seventy-Eighth Very Scarce

Price: £75.00

A very scarce copy of the catalogue for the 1846 Royal Academy Exhibition. A very scarce work. The catalogue of the seventy-eighth Royal Academy Exhibition held at the Royal Academy of Arts...

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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 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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1847 The Pictorial Gallery of Arts Useful Arts
1847 The Pictorial Gallery of Arts Useful Arts

Price: £95.00

A lavishly illustrated work discussing art and manufacturing, edited and published by Charles Knight. Illustrated with a colour frontispiece. One volume only, being volume one of two. The second...

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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 The Art-Union Monthly Journal of the Arts Volume X Illustrated 1st
1848 The Art-Union Monthly Journal of the Arts Volume X Illustrated 1st

Price: £135.00

The first edition of the tenth volume of 'The Art-Union Monthly Journal', profusely illustrated throughout, edited by Samuel Carter Hall. The first edition of this work. Volume X of the Art...

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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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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 2volin1 The Illustrated Exhibitor and Magazine of Art Cassell Great Exhibition Painting Sculptu
1852 2volin1 The Illustrated Exhibitor and Magazine of Art Cassell Great Exhibition Painting Sculptu

Price: £180.00

The complete two volumes of this beautifully illustrated periodical celebrating art history, architecture, inventions and more. This magazine was issued as a follow-up from the publication of the same name from 1851 which...

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1852 Album Pittoresque L'Espagne Vues Monuments Type Dessines et Graves
1852 Album Pittoresque L'Espagne Vues Monuments Type Dessines et Graves

Price: £5,100.00

The beautifully illustrated, and very scarce Spanish volume featuring scenes in the nineteenth century. 'L'Espagne' is a very scarce work in the series of 'Album Pittoresque' presented by A Laplace of Paris. ...

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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 The Seven Lamps of Architecture John Ruskin Illustrated
1855 The Seven Lamps of Architecture John Ruskin Illustrated

Price: £60.00

An illustrated work about architecture by the accomplished art critic John Ruskin, illustrated by the author. 'The Seven Lamps of Architecture' is an extended essay by John Ruskin about architecture....

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1855 Thirty Illustrations to Childe Harold Art-Union London Plates Hulme Tenniel
1855 Thirty Illustrations to Childe Harold Art-Union London Plates Hulme Tenniel

Price: £40.00

A beautiful collection of illustrations to accompany Lord Byron's narrative poem. Produced for the Art-Union of London. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage describes the travels and reflections of a...

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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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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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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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1862 Graphic Illustrations of Warwickshire James Jaffray Fine Binding
1862 Graphic Illustrations of Warwickshire James Jaffray Fine Binding

Price: £375.00

A beautiful collection of illustrations relating to the English county of Warwickshire. Formed of drawings by various popular illustrators of the nineteenth century. Collated, complete. With...

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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 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 Ilam Anastatic Drawing Society Mackarness Simpson Walker Illustrated Scarce
1864 Ilam Anastatic Drawing Society Mackarness Simpson Walker Illustrated Scarce

Price: £65.00

A scarce copy of the 1864 annual of the Ilam Anastatic Drawing Society, profusely illustrated throughout, edited by G. R. Mackarness. A scarce work. The Ilam Anastatic Drawing Society was established...

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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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1864 Legends of the Madonna Mrs Jameson Illustrated Fine Arts Third Edition
1864 Legends of the Madonna Mrs Jameson Illustrated Fine Arts Third Edition

Price: £50.00

A comprehensive study of the representation of the Virgin Mary through art history by the first English art historian, Anna Jameson. Beautifully illustrated, with twenty seven plates and numerous vignettes. ...

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1864-6 3vol A History of Painting in Italy J. A. Crowe G. B. Cavalcaselle Illus
1864-6 3vol A History of Painting in Italy J. A. Crowe G. B. Cavalcaselle Illus

Price: £90.00

The first edition of Joseph Crowe and Giovanni Cavalcaselle's work on the history of Italian painting, lavishly illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. Complete in three volumes....

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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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1866 Descriptive Catalogue of the Works of Thomas and John Bewick Hugo Illus 1st
1866 Descriptive Catalogue of the Works of Thomas and John Bewick Hugo Illus 1st

Price: £49.00

The first edition of Thomas Hugo's definitive catalogue of the works of Thomas and John Bewick, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. Incomplete, being Volume I of II. A...

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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 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 known...

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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 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 Arts in the Middle Ages and Renaissance Lacroix Kellerhoven Colour Plates
1870 Arts in the Middle Ages and Renaissance Lacroix Kellerhoven Colour Plates

Price: £220.00

A colourfully illustrated look at art in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, written by Paul Lacroix, translated by James Dafforne. In a prize binding from the City of London School, with a prize...

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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 Journal of a Landscape Painter in Corsica Edward Lear Illus 1st Edition
1870 Journal of a Landscape Painter in Corsica Edward Lear Illus 1st Edition

Price: £350.00

The first edition of this travelogue by well-known Victorian author, Edward Lear. Beautifully complemented by illustrations painted by Lear during his Corsican travels. Collated, complete with...

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1872 Deutsches Kunstler-Album Herausgegeben von Adolf Ebeling Illustrated German
1872 Deutsches Kunstler-Album Herausgegeben von Adolf Ebeling Illustrated German

Price: £80.00

A lavishly illustrated work of German literature featuring the artist talents of Emilie Preger, C. Arnolf and A. Kindler. A collection of poetry and short stories accompanied by numerous plates...

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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 Carl Werner's Nile Sketches
1875 Carl Werner's Nile Sketches

Price: £5,500.00

The very scarce first edition of Carl Werner's water-colours from his travels along the Nile from 1871-1875. A vibrant collection of plates from this famous artist. Preserved in the original...

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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 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 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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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 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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1879 American Painters and Their Work G. W. Sheldon Illustrated
1879 American Painters and Their Work G. W. Sheldon Illustrated

Price: £110.00

A nicely bound copy of this profusely illustrated work on the works and lives of popular American painters. An interesting look at the extensive work of the popular nineteenth century American...

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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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1879-80 The Theatre A Monthly Review Drama Music Fine Arts Clement Scott Charles Dickens
1879-80 The Theatre A Monthly Review Drama Music Fine Arts Clement Scott Charles Dickens

Price: £60.00

A extensive collection of 'The Theatre. A Monthy Review' edited by the noteworthy critic Clement Scott. A large collection of 'The Theatre' periodical from August 1, 1879 to December 1, 1880....

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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 Change Ringing Bell Ringing Charles A. W. Troyte Campanology Very Scarce Illustrated
1880 Change Ringing Bell Ringing Charles A. W. Troyte Campanology Very Scarce Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A very scarce instructional work on change ringing for beginners, by the renowned authority on Church and hand bells, Charles Arthur William Troyte. Charles Arthur William Troyte was a Colonel...

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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 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 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 Scraps and Sketches George Cruikshank Illustrated Victorian
1882 Scraps and Sketches George Cruikshank Illustrated Victorian

Price: £195.00

A lovely example of this large collection of illustrations by the celebrated nineteenth century cartoonist and illustrator George Cruikshank. Undated, dated using Copac. Illustrated with...

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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 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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1883-1889 3vols Randolph Caldecott's Graphic Pictures First Editions Drawings Illustration
1883-1889 3vols Randolph Caldecott's Graphic Pictures First Editions Drawings Illustration

Price: £225.00

A collection of drawings by English artist and illustrator, Randolph Caldecott. Caldecott exercised his art in book illustrations. He influenced illustration of children's books in the nineteenth...

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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 Catalogue Illustre de L'Exposition des Art Incoherents Illustrated French
1884 Catalogue Illustre de L'Exposition des Art Incoherents Illustrated French

Price: £1,470.00

An exceptional and very rare copy of this illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of the Incoherents, an art movement in nineteenth century France, focussing on nonsensical art. This scarce work...

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1884 Catalogue of the Works of Joshua Reynolds Grosvenor Gallery 1st Ed Very Scarce
1884 Catalogue of the Works of Joshua Reynolds Grosvenor Gallery 1st Ed Very Scarce

Price: £65.00

A very scarce first edition copy of this illustrated catalogue of the works of the notable English portrait painter Joshua Reynolds, exhibited at the Grosvenor Gallery from 1883 to 1884. Sir...

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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 Language of Flowers Kate Greenaway Edmund Evans Colour Illustrations 1st
1884 Language of Flowers Kate Greenaway Edmund Evans Colour Illustrations 1st

Price: £65.00

The first edition of this colourfully illustrated work on the meaning behind flowers, illustrated by Kate Greenaway. The first edition of this work. An interesting look at the folklore and...

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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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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 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 Papers on Art J Comyns Carr Criticism James Barry J Reynolds Art History
1885 Papers on Art J Comyns Carr Criticism James Barry J Reynolds Art History

Price: £75.00

A collection of essays on art by J Comyns Carr. Well bound in leather with an attractive bookplate. Five essays in total, comprising of 'Drawings by the Old Masters', 'James Barry', 'Sir Joshua...

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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 A Sea Painter's Log Robert C. Leslie First Edition Illustrated
1886 A Sea Painter's Log Robert C. Leslie First Edition Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A pleasing first edition copy of this account of the author's life amongst fishermen and sailors; relating his life spent upon the water with accompanying illustrations. Robert Charles Leslie...

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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 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 Imagination in Landscape Painting Philip Gilbert Hamerton Illustrated 2nd
1887 Imagination in Landscape Painting Philip Gilbert Hamerton Illustrated 2nd

Price: £550.00

The second edition of Philip Hamerton's interesting work on artists imagination, illustrated throughout. The second edition of this work. This work is an interesting look at the artists use...

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1887-1889 3vols Graphic Pictures Gleanings from Graphic More Graphic Pictures Randolph Caldecott 1st
1887-1889 3vols Graphic Pictures Gleanings from Graphic More Graphic Pictures Randolph Caldecott 1st

Price: £245.00

A collection of drawings by English artist and illustrator, Randolph Caldecott. Caldecott exercised his art in book illustrations. He influenced illustration of children's books in the nineteenth...

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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 The Complete Collection of Randolph Caldecott's The Graphic Arthur Locker
1888 The Complete Collection of Randolph Caldecott's The Graphic Arthur Locker

Price: £180.00

A profusely illustrated work celebrating the illustrative work of the noted nineteenth century artist, Randolph Caldecott. Limited edition. Number 785 of 1250 copies printed. Signed by Edmund...

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1888 Ulric the Farm Servant Gotthelf Firth Ruskin Palmer Howe Binding
1888 Ulric the Farm Servant Gotthelf Firth Ruskin Palmer Howe Binding

Price: £47.00

A sound copy of this English translation of 'Ulric the Farm Servant', with notes by John Ruskin. 'Ulric the Farm Servant' is a novel by the Swiss novelist Jeremais Gotthelf. The novel tells...

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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 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 2vol History of Art in Sardinia Judaea Syria and Asia G Perrot C Chipiez
1890 2vol History of Art in Sardinia Judaea Syria and Asia G Perrot C Chipiez

Price: £440.00

A comprehensive work of Art History by two renowned French archaeological and artistic scholars, Georges Perrot and Charles Chipiez. First thus, the first English language edition of this work. ...

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1890 The Golden Treasury of Art and Song Very Scarce Bell Mack Colour Illustrated
1890 The Golden Treasury of Art and Song Very Scarce Bell Mack Colour Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A very scarce copy of this charming collection of songs, with beautiful accompanying romantic pastoral scenes. This copy is undated, dated using Copac. Edited and arranged by Robert E. Mack,...

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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 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 Pictures From Bohemia Drawn with Pen and Pencil James Baker Illustrated
1891 Pictures From Bohemia Drawn with Pen and Pencil James Baker Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A profusely illustrated work featuring a depictions of Bohemia, a region on the Czech Republic, bound in the publisher's original vibrant green decorative cloth binding. Undated, dated using...

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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 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 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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1892 The British Seas Picturesque Notes Russell Hook Hunter Moore Illustrated
1892 The British Seas Picturesque Notes Russell Hook Hunter Moore Illustrated

Price: £45.00

An illustrated work looking at the picturesque scenes of the British sea, written by WIlliam Clark Russell and illustrated by various authors. A topographical work looking at the British seas,...

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1892 The Satires of Cynicus Illustrated Signed Author's Presentation Copy
1892 The Satires of Cynicus Illustrated Signed Author's Presentation Copy

Price: £500.00

The author's presentation copy of this collection of satires, written and illustrated by Cynicus, a presentation copy to the fellow writer Eden Phillpotts. An author's presentation copy, signed...

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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 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 1895 Catalogue of Pictures and Sketches First Edition Illustrated George
1895 Catalogue of Pictures 1895 Catalogue of Pictures and Sketches First Edition Illustrated George

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 3 Vol in 1 Life Art of Velazquez Royal Bookbinding Illus Colour Plates
1896 3 Vol in 1 Life Art of Velazquez Royal Bookbinding Illus Colour Plates

Price: £48.00

Three volumes of works, looking at the artist Diego Velazquez, and the art of bookbinding, illustrated profusely throughout, including with colour plates. Three volumes in one, containing; ...

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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 Hall Marks on Gold and Silver Plate, Chaffers, Illustrated
1896 Hall Marks on Gold and Silver Plate, Chaffers, Illustrated

Price: £80.00

A charming eighth edition of William Chaffers' 'Hall Marks on Gold and Silver Plate', a comprehensive guide complete with illustrations and a folding reference chart of hallmarks. Complete with...

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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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1896-7 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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