(London, England): Studio Vista, (1967). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 372 pages. First edition. Table of contents, introduction by John Rothenstein, guide to plates and notes, endnotes, index. Frontispiece, 502 black and white plates. Based on an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1966. Dust jacket slightly chipped at top edge. READ MORE about BEARDSLEY
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(London, England): Harper Collins, (1998). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 404 pages. First edition. Table of contents, list of illustrations, acknowledgments, introduction, bibliography, endnotes, index. Black and white illustrations. A biographical study of Beardsley's life. READ MORE about AUBREY BEARDSLEY: A BIOGRAPHY
Harvard: The Houghton Library, 1980. oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 74 pages. 54 pages of plates. A catalogue of fifty drawings for book illustrations from the Philip Hofer collection on display at the Houghton Library. These drawings represent the four centuries encompassed by the collections and include many of the finest. They represent the various aspects of the process of designing and producing illustrations. Spine faded. READ MORE about DRAWINGS FOR BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS
London: Messrs. Sotheby & Co., 1960. square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 104 pages. With illustrations. Beerbohn's name written in ink on spine. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE LIBRARY AND LITERARY MANUSCRIPTS OF THE LATE SIR MAX BEERBOHM
London: William Heinemann, 1928. 8vo. quarter cloth, paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 111, (3) pages. First edition. (Gallatin and Oliver, A Bibliography of the Works of Max Beerbohm, 28). Beerbohm (1872-1956) was an English caricurist, essayist and novelist. Color frontispiece by the author. Spine of dust jacket detached with pieces missing at ends. Boards lightly tanned at edges. Pastedowns and free endpapers toned. READ MORE about THE DREADFUL DRAGON OF HAY HILL
Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1906. 8vo. original limp paper covers with yap edges. xxiv, (32), 151, viii and 32 plates. Reprint of this 1663 first part and with the first appearance of the second part (See Bridson B5 and B68 - "pages 15-94 deal with the history of chalcography; pages 95-126 with drawing and design, and pages 127-129 with mezzotinto."). With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. Also with the bookplate of... READ MORE about EVELYN'S SCULPTURA, WITH THE UNPUBLISHED SECOND PART
Paris: Pierre Beres, n.d. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 106 items described. Catalogue 77 issued by this French bookseller. Many illustrations including some in color. READ MORE about LIVRES A FIGURES DES XVe & XVIe SIECLES
New York, NY: Pierre Beres, 1941-2. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 56 pages. Beres catalogue No. 6, 171 items. Introductory note, index of illustrations, general index. Black and white illustrations. Pencil notations on front cover. READ MORE about ILLUSTRATED BOOKS FROM THE 16TH TO THE 20TH CENTURY
Paris: Pierre Berès, n.d. but circa 1975. large 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, dust jacket. Not paginated. Illustrated catalog of Pierre Berès' c.1975 offering of manuscripts and illuminated manuscripts from the 11th to 18th centuries. The catalog is divided by country--France, Italy, Germany, Flanders, Spain, Armenia and Ethiopia. Each entry provides a description of physical state and, when applicable, decoration and provenance. Prices are listed at the back. Extensively illustrated in black-and-white. Bookplate on inside front..... READ MORE about MANUSCRITS & ENLUMINURES DU ONZIEME AU DIX-HUITIEME SIECLE
New York: New York Public Library & Readex Books, 1976. 4to. stiff paper folder, loose sheets. not paginated. Twenty-three selections from the new arrivals have been reproduced on the nineteen sheets included in this folder. Included is an illustration of Fitzgerald's translation of the Iliad. One of the sheets has a creased corner. Spine discolored, edges have minor wear. READ MORE about ABC, ARRIVALS IN THE BERG COLLECTION 1973-1975
2 volumes bound in 1.
(Stors-Mansfield: Maurizio Martino Publisher, n.d. (but circa 1997). thick 8vo. cloth. xv,398; viii,399-782,(3) pages. 2 volumes bound in 1. Reprint of the 1936 - 1939 first edition. Descriptions of 5435 books containing illustrations, ornamentation, calligraphy, etc. Considered the most important bibliography of books on the decorative arts, this highly valuable reference book is now back in print. READ MORE about KATALOG DER ORNAMENTSTICHSAMMLUNG DER STAATLICHEN KUNSTBIBLIOTHEK BERLIN
N.P. n.p., n.d. 8 1/2 by 6 inches. Two engravings printed from the original blocks, attributed to "Bewick." Cover notes that authenticity proved by Jane de Thomas in June 1964. Further note that "blocks borrowed from R. (Robert) Hunter Middleton." Both are foxed. READ MORE about Two engravings printed from the original Bewick blocks
New Castle: City and County of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Public Libraries Committee, (1904). large 8vo. later cloth. (v), viii, 110, (2) pages. First edition. Lists 331 items pertaining to the life and works of artist Thomas Bewick collected over forty years by John William Pease. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Indexed. Contains frontispiece of Bewick from James Ramsay's picture "The Lost Child." READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE BEWICK COLLECTION (PEASE BEQUEST
N.P. n.p., 1970. 4to. cloth portfolio, label on front cover. unpaginated. A collection of 38 of Thomas Bewick's (1753-1828) prints, many labelled "Cherryburn Edition 1970" with numbers ranging from 3 to 89. The Cherryburn Press was operated by Robert Hunter Middleton. According to the Libraries and Culture Bookplate Archive of the University of Texas Austin, Middleton printed two portfolio editions of Bewick engravings, in 1945 and 1970. The complete 1970 portfolio included 100 engravings. Label... READ MORE about Collection of Thomas Bewick Prints
N.P. UCLA, 1982. small 16mo. stiff paper wrappers. not paginated. Limited to 100 copies. The nine illustrations have been printed from photoengravings of Bewick's original work. A pamphlet of excerpts from an article by W.P. Garrison titled "Thomas Bewick," which appeared more than one hundred years ago in Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Slight shelf wear. READ MORE about THOMAS BEWICK
Edited and with an Introduction by Montague Weekly.
London: The Cresset Press, 1961. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xxxv, 204 pages. Edited and with an Introduction by Montague Weekly. First edition. A new edition of this classic. READ MORE about MEMOIR OF THOMAS BEWICK, WRITTEN BY HIMSELF
London: Oxford University Press, 1953. tall 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xxx, 198 pages. First edition. Full bibliographical descriptions. Illustrated. Jacket is price clipped. READ MORE about THOMAS BEWICK, A BIBLIOGRAPHY RAISONNÉ OF EDITIONS OF THE GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS, THE...
New York: The Typophiles, 1943. tall 12mo. cloth-backed boards. (ii), 70, (4) pages. First edition, limited to 550 numbered copies; this copy is out of series. Contains numerous engravings and woodcuts. Pencil presentation on free endpaper "To Richard Harwell with the sincere regard of R. Ruzicka, May 27, 1962." With Ruzicka small booklabel. Abrased spots on front cover. READ MORE about THOMAS BEWICK, ENGRAVER
WITH A NOTE ON HIM BY JOHN RAYNER.
London: King Penguin Books, 1947. tall 12mo. boards. 56 pages. WITH A NOTE ON HIM BY JOHN RAYNER. Filled with illustrations. Covers soiled. READ MORE about A SELECTION OF ENGRAVINGS ON WOOD BY THOMAS BEWICK
New Castle, Delaware and London: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 2011. 7.5 x 10.75 inches. Hardcover, slipcase. 1580 pages. 3 volumes. Thomas Bewick can be called one of the best English exponents of wood engraving. Born in 1753, he grew up on a small farm, where his chores came second to his interest in the countryside, fishing, and watching birds and animals. These early passions set the stage for his future endeavors. His... READ MORE about THOMAS BEWICK, THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATIVE WORK
Collegeville, MN: The Saint John's Bible, (2005). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 216, (2) pages. Table of contents, preface by Christopher de Hamel, appendices and credits. Color illustrations throughout. An account of what one reviewer called "America's Book of Kells." READ MORE about ILLUMINATING THE WORD: THE MAKING OF THE ST. JOHN'S BIBLE
Lund: n.p., 1955. 8vo. paper-covered boards. 205, (23) pages. Text in Swedish. Journal of the Cultural Historical Society of Southern Sweden. Feature article a history of Bibles and illustrations by Joh. Lindblom. Black and white illustrations of significant events depicted in Bibles published in Sweden from the 16th to the 19th centuries. Also includes advertising. Boards lightly soiled. READ MORE about KULTUREN: EN ÅRSBOK
Villanova, PA: Donglomur Foundation, 1976. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Not paginated. The exhibition was shown at Philadelphia Judaica Musuem, Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church and Princeton Seminary. With various introductory essays. Illustrated. 162 items described. Covers slightly faded. READ MORE about BIBLE AND ART, 12TH CENTURY - 20TH CENTURY, AN EXHIBITION OF BIBLE AND ART
(Copenhagen: Selskabet Bogvennerne, n.d.). large 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 88, (5) pages. First edition, limited to 777 numbered copies. A novel for book collectors, illustrated with the drawings of Mads Stage. Stage is a well known Danish book illustrator, water colorist and graphic artist. Light foxing of front and rear covers. In Danish. Pages unopened. READ MORE about UNIKUM. NOVELLER FOR BOGSAMLERE