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BINYON, Laurence. The Art of Botticelli: an essay in pictorial criticism. London. Macmillan and Co., 1913. First edition. Folio. Limited edition of 275 copies, this being one of 250 made available for sale. xi, [1], 166, [3]. With an original etching by Muirhead Bone, and a further 23 plates. Uncut in original publisher's vellum-backed navy cloth boards, lettered in gilt to spine. Lightly rubbed and marked. Scattered foxing. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 27066
VIGÉE-LE BRUN, Madame. Souvenirs of Madame Vigée Le Brun. London. Richard Bentley and Son, 1879. First edition in English. 8vo. In two volumes. viii, 320; vii, [1], 308pp. Bound by Riviere & Son in contemporary brown half-morocco, tan cloth boards, ruled and lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, later inked ownership inscription of Conservative politician Sir Mervyn Lloyd Peel (1856-1929) to versos of both FFEPs, scattered foxing. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 26273
BOGARDE, Dirk. Snakes & ladders. London. Chatto & Windus, 1978. First edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 339pp, [1]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and a further 23 photographic illustrations. Original publisher's green cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle marked and rubbed. Pictorial endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to title page: 'For Bryan / very best wishes - & memory of ENSA / Dirk'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24917
[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
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
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
[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
ACTON, Harold. Memoirs of an Aesthete 1939-1969. New York. The Viking Press, 1970. First American edition. 8vo. 318pp. Original publisher's black cloth-backed purple paper boards, dustwrapper. A very good copy with only slightest of chipping to unclipped dustwrapper. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'For Mason and Florence / with all best wishes for / Christmas and the New Year / ever affectionately / Harold / 19 December 1973.' More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 14541
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
BERENSON, Bernard. L'arco di costantino o della decadenza della forma. Milano. Electa Editrice, [1952]. First edition. 8vo. 74pp, [16]. With 80 monochrome photographic plates. Original publisher's grey paper boards, lettered in black, dustwrapper. Upper board nearly detached, slight dust-soiling and chipping to dustwrapper. Upper hinge exposed, lightly browned. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'To Mason Hammond / with the affectionate / friendship / of / Bernard Berenson / (?) / Dec. 29 / 1952'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 14538
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
[GOETHE], ARNIM, Bettina von. Goethe et Bettina correspondance inedite de Goethe et de Mme Bettina d'Arnim. Traduit de l'allemand par Seb. Albin. Paris. Au Comptoir des Imprimeurs Unis, 1843. First French editon. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. [2], xvi, 348, [4], 364pp. Recent navy morocco backed mottled boards. Minor wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, title-page laid-down due to tearing, loss to bottom corner of p.195-6, second half-title with repaired tear, some minor browning thought overall clean. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13989