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New York: Arno Press Inc., (1971). 8vo. cloth. 57 pages. Reprint of the first edition. Exhibition catalogue listing 268 items with occasional black and white illustrations. Extensive introduction by Donald Oenslager. READ MORE about EDWARD GORDON CRAIG, ARTIST OF THE THEATRE 1872-1966
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 123681
New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 398, (2) pages. First American edition. Table of contents, list of illustrations, introductory notes and acknowledgments, endnotes, general bibliography, index, biographical sketch of the author. Black and white illustrations. READ MORE about GORDON CRAIG THE STORY OF HIS LIFE
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 123998
Paris: Bibliotheque Nationale, 1962. square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 98, (6) pages. 379 items are described in this exhibition. Many illustrations. Writing in ink on back cover. READ MORE about GORDON CRAIG ET LE RENOUVELLEMENT DU THEATRE
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 6218
With a Preface by Heywood Sumner and a Frontispiece after G.F. Watts.
London: The Chelsea Publishing Co., 1923. 8vo. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. 60, (2) pages. With a Preface by Heywood Sumner and a Frontispiece after G.F. Watts. First edition. Printed at the Westminster Press in London. Jacket with chipping at spine ends. READ MORE about A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FIRST EDITIONS OF BOOKS ILLUSTRATED BY WALTER CRANE
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 17648
London: Lund Humphries, 1989. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 151 pages. Catalogue to the exhibition opening the centenary year celebrations of the Whitwroth Art Gallery. Written by a team of scholars, under the editorship of Sarah Hyde and Greg Smith. Reassesses the achievements of a figure who through his designs, illustrations (inlc. children's book illustrations) and paintings, influenced a whole generation of artists and designers in Britain, America and the Continent. Crease in corner of..... READ MORE about WALTER CRANE 1845-1915, ARTIST, DESIGNER AND SOCIALIST
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 55893
London: The Bookman's Journal, 1924. thick 4to. brown cloth, top edge gilt, others uncut. xvi, 375 pages. First edition, limited to 500 numbered copies. This well illustrated volume is still the definitive work on Cruikshank. Some rubbing along hinges. READ MORE about GEORGE CRUIKSHANK, A CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ OF THE WORK EXECUTED DURING THE YEARS 1806-1877 WITH...
Price: $250.00 Order nr. 120730
New York: Pellegrini & Cudahy, n.d. square 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 100 pages. First U. S. edition. History of Cruikshank accompanied by four illustrations in the text and many other full plates. Jacket chipped at spine ends with small piece missing at top. Jacket has tear along back hinge and is toned. READ MORE about GEORGE CRUIKSHANK, HIS LIFE AND WORK AS A BOOK ILLUSTRATOR
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 25443
Editor: Robert L. Patten.
N.P. Princeton University Library, 1992. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xxx, 269 pages. Editor: Robert L. Patten. New printing of the 1974 edition but also containing a new preface by Patten just in this edition. Illustrated. READ MORE about GEORGE CRUIKSHANK, A REVALUATION
Price: $5.00 Order nr. 57783
London: Published for The Curwen Press At the Office of The Fleuron, n.d. tall 12mo. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. (x), 39, (17) pages. Limited to 425 numbered copies; this copy is out of series. Drawings by Randolph Schwabe and an article by Harold Child. Has a catalogue of the books published by The Fleuron. with drawings by Randolph Schwabe, an article on the well-dressed book by Harold Child, and a tipped-in Gordon Craig bookplate, the..... READ MORE about THE CURWEN PRESS ALMANACK 1926
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 30860
New York: The Sandstone Press, 1981. oblong 8vo. cloth spine, decorated paper over boards, dust jacket. 200 pages. First American edition. De Mare traces the golden era and decline of the woodblock artists during the 19th century in England, including their dramatic re-emergence with the private press advocates of the 1890s. He discusses the technique of engraving on the end grain, and the relationship between the artists of the time and their engravers. With a...... READ MORE about THE VICTORIAN WOODBLOCK ILLUSTRATORS
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 2062
London: Methuen and Company, (1927). 8vo. cloth, fore edge deckled. vii, 78, (2) pages plus 6 plates with tissue guards. First edition. Translation by Charles Godfrey Leland. Tipped-in color illustrations by Felix de Gray. Title page printed in blue and black. Initial letters printed in blue. READ MORE about FLORENTINE NIGHTS
Price: $22.50 Order nr. 76788
Twelve Woodcuts by Albert Delstranche with Notes by the Artist and a Prefatory Letter from Emile Verhaeren.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, (1915). small 4to. cloth-backed boards. (ii), 56, (4) pages. Twelve Woodcuts by Albert Delstranche with Notes by the Artist and a Prefatory Letter from Emile Verhaeren. First U.S. edition, limited to 525 numbered copies. Printed at the Florence Press in England. Spine worn and partially split. READ MORE about THE LITTLE TOWNS OF FLANDERS
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 108107
Communicated to the Society of Antiquaries.
Westminster: Nichols and Sons, 1895. 4to. original paper wrappers. 14 pages. Communicated to the Society of Antiquaries. Reprint from Archaeologia, Vol. XIV, pp.411-424. With nine photographic plates. Chipped along spine with cover partially detached. READ MORE about ON A MS. PONTIFICAL OF A BISHOP OF METZ OF THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 82633
London: The Print Collector's Club, 1933. large 8vo. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards. 59, (5) pages. Limited to an edition of 500 numbered copies. Both students of Alphonse Legros at the Slade School, Strang and Holroyd were friends whose talents as etchers took them in different directions. The text of the lecture is accompanied by 17 black and white collotypes, eleven by Strange and six by Holroyd. Well preserved copy. READ MORE about THE ETCHINGS OF WILLIAM STRANG AND SIR CHARLES HOLYROOD BEING A LECTURE DELIVERED TO THE PRINT...
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 64147
1983. 8vo. later pamphlet binder. pp.223-236. Removed from The Library, Sioth Series, Volume V, No.3, September 1983. With ink signature of Gavin Bridson. READ MORE about "THE ENGRAVING AND PRINTING OF THE `HOLBEIN HEADS'."
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 100072
(London: Farrand Press, 1984). square 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xxx, 234 pages. First edition. A study of the changes in book illustration in 19th century England. Jacket chipped along top edge with soiling. READ MORE about PICTURES TO PRINT, THE NINETEENTH-CENTURY ENGRAVING TRADE
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 22717
(Lowestoft, Suffolk, England): Scorpion Press, (1966). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 87+(1) pages. Table of contents, descriptive list of illustrations, bibliography. Frontispiece portrait of Egan, and 20 black and white plates. Examines Egan's acheivements as an artist and writer. Dust jacket lightly soiled. READ MORE about BERESFORD EGAN: AN INTRODUCTION TO HIS WORK
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 125796
Takeley, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England: Elkin Mathews, n.d. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 46, (2); 14, (4) pages, plates. 2 Volumes. Catalogues 113 and 127, of the works of notable English book illustrators. Each with index of authors and subjects. Black and white illustrations throughout text and on wrappers. Order form and prospectus laid in. 28 plates loosely inserted in Catalogue 127. Wrappers of Catalogue 127 slightly bent at corners. READ MORE about A COLLECTION OF DRAWINGS MADE TO ILLUSTRATE BOOKS
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 124784
Edited and Introduced by Ruari McLean.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, (1968). square 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 92 pages. Edited and Introduced by Ruari McLean. Reprint of the 1967 first edition. Illustrated including many in color. Contains a eight page list of books containing examples of color printing by Evans. Jacket is price clipped. READ MORE about THE REMINISCENCES OF EDMUND EVANS
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 27482
With 12 illustrations by John Faed.
London: Hamilton, Adams & Co., 1864. small 4to. full marbled calf, all edges gilt. 21 pages and 12 plates. With 12 illustrations by John Faed. Full color illustrated children's book. John Faed (1819-1902) was a Scottish artist who settled in England the year of this book (1864). He painted miniatures and historical scenes including illustrations for the works of Robert Burns. Covers detached. READ MORE about LEGEND OF ST SWITHIN, A RHYME FOR RAINY WEATHER
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 89803
Henley-on-Thames: Gresham Books, (1985). folio. quarter morocco over cloth, slipcase. (iv), 138 pages. First edition, one of 110 numbered copies signed by the author and bound in this manner. This edition also contains a hand printed proof from an original block engraved by John Farleigh and an appendix not in the trade edition. Fine condition. READ MORE about WOOD ENGRAVINGS OF JOHN FARLEIGH With a Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince Philip
Price: $325.00 Order nr. 11083
With a Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince Philip.
Henley-on-Thames: Gresham Books, (1985). folio. cloth. (iv), 122 pages. With a Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince Philip. First edition. Beautifully illustrated with reproductions of Farleigh's woodcuts. Contains a biography and bibliography. Lacking the dustjacket, else fine condition. READ MORE about THE WOOD ENGRAVINGS OF JOHN FARLEIGH
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 11082
London: Fine Art Engravers Ltd., n.d. small 8vo. cloth. 23+(1) pages. A "recorded conversation" about the work done by this company of specialized artisans who created engraving work for hire. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Heather Copley and Christopher Chamberlain and produced under the direction of John Ryder. With a printed presentation page filled out with the name of Ronald E. Pierce. READ MORE about ENGRAVERS OBSERVED
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 56449