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New York: Universe Books, (1982). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 288, (2) pages. First U.S. edition. Biography with over 100 examples of his work reproduced. Small spot on front pastedown where label was removed. READ MORE about ERIC GILL, MAN OF FLESH AND SPIRIT
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 27074
Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon, 1929. tall 4to. cloth with gilt design on front cover, top edge gilt. (xiv), 49, (3) pages followed by 103 plates and the colophon leaf. Engravings by Eric Gill: A Selection of engravings on wood and metal representative of his work to the end of the year 1927. With a complete chronological list of engravings and a preface by the artist. Douglas Cleverdon. Bristol. 1929. Printed at the Fanfare Press. Black cloth..... READ MORE about ENGRAVINGS BY ERIC GILL, A SELECTION OF ENGRAVINGS ON WOOD AND METAL REPRESENTATIVE OF HIS WORK...
Price: $4,500.00 Order nr. 38095
Totawa, NJ and London: Rowman and Littlefield & Dawsons, 1973. small 4to. cloth. xv, 224 pages. Reprint of the 1953 edition. Illustrated. An important reference work on this English book illustrator. With a foreword by Walter Shewring. READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ERIC GILL
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 6407
Revised by D. Steven Corey and Julia Mackenzie.
Winchester: St Paul's Bibliographies, 1991. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xv, 368 pages. Revised by D. Steven Corey and Julia Mackenzie. Decades have passed since the death of Eric Gill (1882-1940) and yet the reputation of this remarkable artist and thinker continues to grow. Famous for his stone carving, wood engraving, type designs and writing, he has also found a wide appeal amongst a younger generation who are sympathetic to his outlook on life - to..... READ MORE about ERIC GILL, A BIBLIOGRAPHY
Price: $60.00 save 50% $30.00 Order nr. 32780
London: Cassell & Co., (1964). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xvii, 140 pages of text followed by 16 plates. First edition. Record of work incised into stone, painted upon wood and engraved in metal. Jacket slightly age darkened along edges. READ MORE about INSCRIPTIONAL WORK OF ERIC GILL, AN INVENTORY
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 6409
Revised by D. Steven Corey and Julia Mackenzie.
Winchester: St Paul's Bibliographies, 1991. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xv, 368 pages. Revised by D. Steven Corey and Julia Mackenzie. It is sixty years since the death of Eric Gill (1882-1940) and yet the reputation of this remarkable artist and thinker continues to grow. Famous for his stone carving, wood engraving, type designs and writing, he has also found a wide appeal amongst a younger generation who are sympathetic to his outlook on life -..... READ MORE about ERIC GILL, A BIBLIOGRAPHY
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 51852
London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1963. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. (vii), 265+(1) pages. Describes and reproduces 205 of Gill's file copies of his engravings given to the Victoria and Albert Museum by his widow. With note by Trenchard Cox. Well preserved copy. READ MORE about THE ENGRAVED WORK OF ERIC GILL
Price: $55.00 Order nr. 52383
Wellingborough, England: Christopher Skelton, 1983. thick 4to. two-toned cloth with Gill engraving stamped in blind on the front cover, slipcase. xxiv, 545, (3) pages. First edition, limited to 1350 copies. Designed by Skelton and printed at Skelton's Press. Notes by the publisher, "Eric Gill: A Personal Record by Douglas Cleverdon," followed by a complete bibliography of Eric Gill's engravings with a check list of books containing the engravings. Over 1,000 engravings described and illustrated. READ MORE about THE ENGRAVINGS OF ERIC GILL
Price: $400.00 Order nr. 120734
(Edinburgh: R. & R. Clark, Ltd.), 1945. 8vo. full blue leather, front board stamped with gilt design, top edge gilt, other edges uncut. 35 pages. Limited edition of 700. Coleridge's famed poem. Frontispiece and color illustrations (five total) by Duncan Grant, (1885-1978), a painter and member of the Bloomsbury Group. The marginal notes are printed in red alongside text of poem. The plates were made and printed by the Raynard Press on Arnold hand-made paper..... READ MORE about THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER
Price: $350.00 Order nr. 107097
London, England: Frederick Warne and Co., 1921. 4to. cloth, top edge cut, other edges uncut. 11+(1) pages, plates. First edition (Schuster and Engen 229, 1a). Publisher's note, an appreciation, with biographical information, by H.M. Cundall. Frontispiece portrait of Greenaway. 20 mounted color illustrations on glazed paper, all tissue protected. Title and owner/recipient on tissue protector, verso of illustration. Foxing on some of the tissue protectors and at edges of text. READ MORE about KATE GREENAWAY PICTURES FROM ORIGINALS PRESENTED BY HER TO JOHN RUSKIN AND OTHER PERSONAL FRIENDS
Price: $150.00 Order nr. 121611
New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1946. 8vo. cloth. (x), 162 pages. First edition of this biography of Greenaway. Lacks jacket. READ MORE about SECRET DOOR, THE STORY OF KATE GREENAWAY. Drawings after Kate Greenaway by Addison Burbank
Price: $5.00 Order nr. 126573
London: MacDonald Future Publishers, (1981). 7.25 x 10 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 240 pages. First edition. The author worked for over five years on researching this biography, using much unpublished correspondence and interviews with surviving friends and relations. He has also uncovered many unpublished illustrations. Includes an annotated list of Greenaway books. With 121 illustrations in black-and-white and 15 in color. SALES RIGHTS: Available in North & South America from Oak Knoll Books. READ MORE about KATE GREENAWAY, A BIOGRAPHY
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 27171
With a Foreword by L.F. Thompson.
Merrickville: Greyweathers Press, 2010. 4to. cloth-backed paper covered boards, paper cover and spine labels. 6, 13 wood cuts, (2) pages. With a Foreword by L.F. Thompson. First edition. One of 100 numbered copies. Wood engravers toiling away at their trade during the last quarter of the nineteenth century could be forgiven for feeling a touch of despair. Since the early 1800s, they had practiced a viable trade, with graver in hand over an endgrain block..... READ MORE about GRAVEN IMAGES: A PORTFOLIO OF NINETEENTH CENTURY WOOD ENGRAVINGS PRINTED FROM THE ORIGINAL BLOCKS
Price: $135.00 Order nr. 105925
New York: The Grolier Club, 1898. 12mo. original paper wrappers. viii, 43 pages. Asaf Handlist 34. Five page introduction followed by catalogue. READ MORE about A CATALOGUE OF A SELECTION OF ENGRAVED TITLES AND FRONTISPIECES PUBLISHED IN ENGLAND DURING THE...
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 6470
(London): Bradbury, Agnew and Co. Ld. n.d. (but 1851). 8vo. leather, edges gilt, five raised bands, gilt lettering on spine. (iv), xii, 308 pages. First edition (Tooley 298. Not in Field). Illustrated by John Leech with 10 full-colored etchings and 98 woodcut vignettes. John Leech was a staff artist for "Punch" from its early issues in 1841. Gilbert Abbott à Beckett was one of the original staff members for "Punch." One of the Victorian era's..... READ MORE about THE COMIC HISTORY OF ROME
Price: $1,250.00 Order nr. 94242
N.P. The Regents of the University of California, 1982. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages. A checklist of Gill's works, posters and one-page job printings omitted, and a lengthy introduction by James Davis. With a list of works typeset by Hague and Gill but printed elsewhere, and a chronology. Illustrated with devices by Gill. READ MORE about PRINTED BY HAGUE AND GILL, A CHECKLIST PREPARED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE EXHIBIT "A...
Price: $12.00 Order nr. 47250
New York: Crosby Gaige, 1929. 8vo. cloth. xxx,(2) pages. Limited to and edtion of 761, signed by the author, of which 550 were distributed in America. This one is the printers copy. The lithograph used as the frontis was drwn on stone especially for the book by Zhenya Gay. Signatures not attached well, somewhat shaken. Boards very lightly worn. READ MORE about THOMAS HARDY
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 95302
New York: New York University Press, 1971. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 240 pages and with 76 illustrations. First U.S. edition. Includes the work of Bruegel, Hogarth, Gillray, Cruikshank, Thackeray and Phiz. Jacket rubbed and chipped with small tears. Old price sticker on front pastedown. READ MORE about VICTORIAN NOVELISTS AND THEIR ILLUSTRATORS
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 9070
Stroud: Catalpa Press, 1983. 4to. cloth. 157, (6) pages. First edition. Volume 1 in The Artist and the Critic Series. The spirited, prolific career of Laurence Housman (1865-1959) was that of one of the most enigmatic, talented, skillful polymaths of the late-Victorian period. His drawings of fairies and elegant, Pre-Raphaelite women were admired for their evocative, atmospheric qualities, while his critics dismissed them as borrowed from William Blake, William Morris and the more devilish aspects..... READ MORE about LAURENCE HOUSMAN
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 25738
Boston: David R. Godine, (1980). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xvi, 263 pages. First U.S. edition. This study of steel engravings in the 19th century covers their early history, production, the engravers and artists as well as the books. First comprehensive study of the subject. Illustrated with 66 plates. READ MORE about STEEL-ENGRAVED BOOK ILLUSTRATION IN ENGLAND
Price: $12.50 Order nr. 9162