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[WOOD ENGRAVING]. [Running-title:] Modern wood engraving. [London]. [Henry Hooper, [1838]. 8vo. [1], 266-278pp, [2]. With 30 plates of wood-engravings. Bound by Clyde of London in near contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Joints rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Armorial bookplate of Lawrence Richardson Baily to FEP. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 25791
WILSON, G[eorge] W[ashington]. [Cover title:] Skye photographs. [s.l.]. [s.n.], [s.d., c.1880] First edition. Oblong 8vo. 10 albumen prints mounted on cloth as concertina. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. Rubbed, marked, and bumped, upper joint starting, paper label with printed numeral pasted to upper board. Printed topographical information pasted to REP (as issued), with bookseller's ticket of Alexander Mitchell of Portree. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25122
[WHISTLER, James McNeill]. Mr. whistler's "ten o'clock". London. [Chatto and Windus], 1888. First edition. 29pp, [3].

[Bound with:] WHISTLER, J. A. MacNeill. Whistler v. Ruskin: art & art critics. London. Chatto & Windus, [1878]. Sixth edition. 17pp, [1].

[And:] WHISTLER, James A. McNeill. Wilde v Whistler: an acrimonious correspondence on art between Oscar Wilde and James A McNeill Whistler. London. Privately printed, 1906. First edition. 20pp.

Small quarto. Recent brown cloth-backed drab paper boards, lettered in gilt, original publisher's ... More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 18647
WATSON, Rev. John.. [Proofs of the Engraved Plates and Vignettes from Memoirs of the Ancient Earls of Warren and Surrey and their Descendants to the Present Time...]. [s.p.]. [s.n.], [C.1780]. Folio. 42 plates on leaves numbered to 43, lacking 28 and with 31 detached but present, followed by 33 vignette engravings and initial letter alphabets tipped on to leaves 44-53. Contemporary red half-morocco over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Rubbed, with some loss to extremities and surfaces. Ink inscription of Bateman Robson, 1782, to verso of FFEP, other ink inscriptions on the same page and fly-leaves scratched ... More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 10009
[ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS]. A list of contributing members to the society for the encouragement of arts, manufactures, and commerce. Extended to December 31st, 1818. [London]. [Printed by order of the Society], [1819]. (xl) pp.

[Bound with:] A list of contributing members to the society for the encouragement of arts, manufactures, and commerce. Extended to December 31st, 1819. [London]. [Printed by order of the Society], [1820]. (xli) pp, [1].

8vo. Recent tan cloth-backed marbled paper boards, contrasting black calf lettering-piece. Very minor shelf-wear. Leaves lightly browned, very occasional coloured pencil highlighting. More >
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21625
[ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS]. [17 nineteenth-century catalogues for the annual exhibition of the Royal Academy]. London. William Clowes and Sons, 1837-1879 Quarto. 17 separately issued catalogues for 1837, 1845, 1852, 1853, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, 1863, 1866, 1868, 1870, 1872, 1873, and 1879 respectively. Stitched, as issued - later publications bound in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Lightly dust-soiled/spotted/creased, some marginal chipping, very occasional inked annotations/pencilled highlighting, loss to terminal blank leaf of 1853 catalogue, paper repairs to verso of final leaf of catalogue for ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18349
[PENMANSHIP]. The penman's instructor: Or, A Compleat Copy Book Of all the Hands now in Use, To which is added, Correct Copies of the Greek and Hebrew Alphabets. [London]. Printed and Sold at Dicey's Printing-Office, [s.d., c. 1760s] [10]pp. With an engraved title page and a further 11 engraved plates (numbered 1, 9-18, suggesting the absence of seven plates, corroborated by remnants at gutter). Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's powder blue wrappers. Extremities creased and marked, chipping to wrapper edges. Margins shaved, with loss to imprint and occasionally to catch-words and plate numbers, scattered ink-spotting. More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 23321
OOSTENS-WITTAMER, Yolande. Das hotel Solvay erleben. [Brussels]. [Editions Lebeer Hossman], [1995]. Second edition. Folio. 32pp. Sixteen folded sheets loosely inserted into original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Extremities a trifle marked. Overall a clean and crisp copy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 25293
[MELMOTH, William, the younger]. The letters of Sir Thomas Fitzosborne. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1784. Ninth edition. 8vo. xii, 452pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. A trifle rubbed, splitting to joints, some loss to head and foot of spine. Armorial bookplate to FEP, an internally clean and crisp copy. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 14479
LUBBOCK, J. G.. Art and the spiritual life. Leicester. Twelve-by-Eight Press, 1967. First edition. Folio. Limited edition of 150 copies flat-signed by the author, of which this copy is number 32. 22pp. With 14 etched and aquatint plates by the author, six double-page, and three etched illustrations in text. Uncut in original publisher's gilt-decorated cream paper boards. Without slipcase or clear acetate dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed. Internally immaculate. A fine copy. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24647
[LITTLE, Norman]. [An album of sketches by artist Norman Little]. [s.l.]. [s.n.], [c. 1900-05] Folio. 34 sketches mounted on 19 leaves, one or two to a page (rectos only), pencil or pen & ink with traces of pencil, one with grisaille watercolour wash. Contemporary black half-morocco, green cloth boards, tooled in gilt, stencilled title in black on upper board. worn, with spine deficient. First and final album leaf laid down to form pastedowns, front pastedown with mounted signature of the ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 24147