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[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
[LITHOGRAPHY]. FOX, Buscall. The shapwick monster, with illustrations. Blandford. Published by F. Clemence, Bookseller, 1841. First edition. Quarto. 10pp. With four lithographed plates. Original publisher's stitched lithographed paper wrappers. A little rubbed and marked, short tears to spine, with slight surface loss to margins. Ink inscription 'From Mr Orndell(?)' to upper wrapper. One plate detached. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 14860
LANDSEER, Thomas. Life and letters of William Bewick (artist). London. Hurst and Blackett, 1871. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xii, 300; vii, [1], 262, [2], 16pp. With a half-title to each volume, and engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, and a 16pp. publisher's catalogue to Vol. II. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt to spine. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Quire F of Vol. I detached from text block, else internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed in pencil to ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 11674
LAMBERT, Miss. The hand-book of needlework, Decorative and Ornamental... London. John Murray, 1846. Fifth edition. 8vo. [5], viii-xv, [1], 494pp. Without half-title. Numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary gilt-tooled navy half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed. Contemporary inked gift inscription to front blank fly-leaf: 'This humble gift, which can impart / the mysteries of a pleasing art, / and with amusement knowledge teach, / bespeaks my love for M.C.H. / H.H. Jr. / 4th Jany. 1847'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 26266
[LACEMAKING]. [A Portuguese manuscript treatise on pillow-lace]. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [s.d.] Quarto. Manuscript on paper. [50]ff. Illustrated with several hand-drawn diagrams. Contemporary marbled paper wrapper. Extremities chipped, rubbed and marked. Very occasional short marginal tears, else internally clean and crisp.

Incipit: 'Utesilios cabello, e modo de o preparas & Para farer obras de cabello saio precisos diverso utensilios de que vou farer descripcao.'

Explicit: 'Sendo o tecido dos arcos se lhe metlem os moldes que divem seer ... More >
£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 14073
JACKSON, John. A treatise on wood engraving: Historical and Practical. London. Henry G. Bohn, 1861. Second edition. Large 8vo. xvi, 664pp. With an engraved frontispiece and nearly 450 fine wood engravings in the text. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, corners bumped. Naively deleted inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, very occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22261
[ITALIAN ART]. COCHIN, Charles-Nicolas. Voyage d'Italie, ou recueil de notes Sur les Ouvrages de Peinture & de Sculpture, qu'on voit dans les principales villes d'Itlaie. A Paris. Chez Ch. Ant. Jombert, 1758. 12mo. In three volumes. xvi, 230; [4], 197, [1]; [4], 288pp. Attractively bound in contemporary cats-paw calf, gilt, all edges red. Rubbed with slight surface loss. Marbled endpapers, index to rear blank endpapers of Vol. I., ink- stamps of the Ben Damph Forest Library - family seat of the Earls of Lovelace - to all FFEPs. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 13524
H[ORNE], J[ohn]. The diversions of an autograph-hunter. London. Elliot Stock, 1894. First edition. 8vo. [6], 106pp. With a frontispiece facsimile of a note signed by Mark Twain, and one further plate of facsimile autographs. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Endpapers browned, inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21812
HEYWOOD, B. A.. Report of the state of the liverpool institution, made to the meeting of the proprietors on the 14th march, 1820. Liverpool. Printed by G. F. Harris's Widow and Brothers, 1820. First edition. 8vo. v, [2], 8-24pp. Original publisher's drab paper wrappers. Substantial loss to spine, chipping to wrap edges, spotting. Title-page lightly foxed, else internally clean and crisp. Inscribed ‘Fasque’ to head of upper wrapper, from the recently dispersed Scottish Gladstone estates. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13682
HAY, D[avid], R[amsay]. The principles of beauty in colouring systematized. Edinburgh and London. William Blackwood and Sons, 1849. Second edition. Quarto. [8], 72, 8pp. With fourteen plates depicting chromatic wheels and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's black cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed, chipping to head of spine. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 20408
GUICCIARDINI, Lodovico. [PINKERTON, John?]. Guicciardini's account of the ancient flemish school of painting. Translated from his description of the netherlands, published in italian at antwerp, 1567. With a preface, by the translator. London. Printed for I. Herbert, 1795. Second English edition. Quarto. xv, [1], 36pp. With half-title. Uncut in original paper-backed marbled paper wrappers, with evidence of being disbound from a larger volume, with some loss and stitching to spine. Some browning and spotting internally. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 14794