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Hints for Sketching in Water-Colour From Nature. The Art of Landscape Painting in Water Colours. A System of Water Colour Painting. A Guide to Water Colour Painting

By Thomas Hatton; Thomas L. Rowbotham; Aaron Penley; R. P. Noble

1863-1865

Winsor and Newton; George Rowney and Co. : London

7" by 5"

62pp [48pp advertisement catalogue]; viii, 55pp [48pp advertisement catalogue]; iv, 64pp [48pp advertisement catalogue]; vi, 60pp [40pp advertisement catalogue].

 

 

 

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A rare survival this charming collection of instructional guidebooks to water-colour painting, all bound in the publisher's original paper wraps.

This four volume collection of works contains: An uncommon copy of 'Hints for Sketching in Water-Colour From Nature' by Thomas Hatton, in its eighth edition. A twenty-second edition of 'The Art of Landscape Painting in Water Colours' by Thomas L. Rowbotham. A twenty-third edition of 'A System of Water Colour Painting' by Aaron Penley. An eighth edition of 'A Guide to Water Colour Painting' by R. P. Noble. 'A Guide to Water Colour Painting' features a charming coloured frontispiece. Featuring a copiously illustrated contemporary catalogue of 'Winsor & Newton's Catalogue of Colours and Materials' to the rear of each volume.

CONDITION

In the publisher's original paper wraps. Externally slightly bumped. Loss of paper wrap to spine, all volumes. Slight marking to wraps. Ink marking and handling marks to rear of wrap 'Hints for Sketching'. Ink mark to upper extremity of front wrap, 'System of Water Colour' and 'Art of landscape Painting'. Front of wrap partially split to head of front joint, 'Hints for Sketching'. Front of wrap partially split to tail of front joint, 'System of Water Colour Painting'. Internally firmly bound, strained in places. Pages slightly age toned but bright and clean. The odd spot and handling mark to the occasional page. Light scattered spotting to endpapers, 'System of Water Colour Painting'. Blind stamp to front free-endpaper of 'System of Water Colour Painting'. Marking to fore edge of pages 13-22 'System of Water Colour Painting', not affecting text. Small closed tear to head of gutter, 'Guide to Water Colour Painting'.

Overall Condition: Good Only

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