N.P. University of Iowa, (1983). 4to. Siff paper wrapper. 104 pages. Contains a collection of prints by noted collector Owen Elliott. Decorative tissue paper over title page. Pen inscription by his wife Leone on table of contents. Some shelfwear and markings on covers. READ MORE about THE OWEN N. ELLIOTT COLLECTION OF PRINTS
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Berlin: Amster & Ruthhardt, 1869-1872. 8vo. half leather with marbled paper-covered boards, top edge gilt. (ii), 96; (iv),107; (iv),112; (ii), 36; (ii), 42; (ii), 32 pages. Seven catalgoues bound together with original front covers bound-in. Front cover of book detached, but with stitching sound. Head of spine partially detached. Rubbing to corners and edges of covers. Thousands of prints described and priced. The first two catalogues were issued by Amsler & Ruthhardt of Berlin (Catalogues... READ MORE about Sammelband of 7 print catalogues] AMSLER & RUTHHARDT. LAGER-CATALOG III. BERLIN, DEC. 1869,...
(Praha): Prazské Nakladatelstvi v. Polácka, 1948. small 8vo. quarter cloth, decorated paper-covered boards. 222 pages in addition to (18) leaves of plates tipped in, (32) pages of plates, (16) pages. Published in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the invention of lithography and the 40th anniversary of offset printing. Wide-ranging color and black-and-white plates, including part of a doughnut box, showing mainly Czech examples. Many drawings of tools and machinery. READ MORE about LITOGRAFIE A OFSET
(Praha): Prazské Nakladatelstvi v. Polácka, 1948. small 8vo. quarter cloth, decorated paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 222 pages in addition to (18) leaves of plates tipped in, (32) pages of plates, (16) pages. Published in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the invention of lithography and the 40th anniversary of offset printing. Wide-ranging color and black-and-white plates, including part of a doughnut box, showing mainly Czech examples. Many drawings of tools and machinery. READ MORE about LITOGRAFIE A OFSET
(Copenhagen): Den Danske Radeerforening, 1967. small 4to. quarter black vellum with patterned, paper-covered boards. 62 pages, unnumbered. Edition limited to 1000 copies, with an original print loosely inserted. Presents the work of Danish printmaker and book illustrator Marcel Rasmussen (1913-1964). Helle Thorborg provides an overview of his career. Includes 29 black-and-white reproductions of Rasmussen's woodcuts. READ MORE about MARCEL RASMUSSEN
Berlin: Reichsdruckerei, 1928. small 8vo. cloth. (viii), 479 pages. First edition. The German Reichsdruckerei of 1928 offered over 1000 reproductive prints of 15th through 19th century paitings, drawings and prints. This Catalogue of their holdings is divided according to nationality and each print is reproduced in black-and-white. A price list is loosely inserted. Index of artists at rear. Bookseller's ticket on front pastedown. READ MORE about DIE REICHSDRUCKE
Washington: Library of Congress, 1995. square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 80 pages. Guide to print and photographic collections at the Library. Preface by Stephen E. Ostrow, Chief of Prints and Photographs Divsion. Text by Bernard F. Reilly, Jr. Includes chapters on political illustrations, architecture, design and landscapes. Chronology of "defining moments." READ MORE about LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PRINTS AND PHOTOGRAPHS: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE
Philadelphia: Print Club of Philadelphia, 1931. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Not paginated. One page foreword followed by exhibition catalogue. Illustrated. Well preserved copy. READ MORE about FIVE CENTURIES OF PRINT MAKING FROM THE COLLECTION OF LESSING J. ROSENWALD
New York: The Viking Press, (1975). square 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 152 pages. Essays on screen printing, lithography, relief printing and etching. Table of contents and introduction. Appendix, bibliography, list of suppliers and index. Eight color plates, black and white illustrations throughout. READ MORE about A COMPLETE GUIDE TO PRINTMAKING
North Pomfret, VT: David & Charles Inc., 1979. tall 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 224 pages. First U.S. edition. This book introduces to the reader the great age of the topographical print, the years between 1730 and 1870. The author describes the various techniques employed, including copper plate, aquatint, and steel engraving. The artists who made the original sketches and the craftsmen who interpreted them with the graver or etching needle are also discussed, with over... READ MORE about GUIDE TO BRITISH TOPOGRAPHICAL PRINTS
London, England: Frank T. Sabin, 1933. 4to. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover label. 227+(1) pages. Foreword by Frank Sabin, table of contents, two appendices (listing engravers and publishers). One color plate, black and white plates throughout. Spine sunned. Covers chipped at edges and lightly soiled. Small stains on title and back free endpaper. READ MORE about A CATALOGUE OF OLD ENGLISH SPORTING PRINTS
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1954). small 4to. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards. (x), 261+(1) pages. Set in TIMES ROMAN type designed by Stanley Morison with book and binding designed by Oscar Ogg. The creative history of prints and drawings from the mid-eighteenth to mid-twentieth century. The author, Professor of Fine Arts at Harvard for thirty-five years, presents and discusses the work of over a hundred artists, including Cezanne, Picasso, Gauguin, Matisse, Van Gogh, and... READ MORE about MODERN PRINTS & DRAWINGS, A GUIDE TO A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF MODERN DRAUGHTSMANSHIP
London: G. Bell & Sons, 1912. 8vo. cloth. xxi, 375+(1) pages. Sixth edition, revised and enlarged with additional chapters. The author, a staff-member of the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum, has attempted to answer the most frequently asked questions about print collecting. Only artists not living at the time of publication are discussed. Hints to beginners, etching, line engraving, mezzotint, stipple and aquatint, frauds, and value of prints are some of... READ MORE about THE WHITMAN'S PRINT-COLLECTOR'S HANDBOOK
New York: The Grolier Club, 2004. 6 x 9 inches. paperback. 16 pages. This catalogue accompanied an exhibition held at the Grolier Club from September 9 to November 5, 2004. It contains a brief essay by Albert Sax on Emil Nolde as an important artist of Expressionism. The catalogue contains a listing of his works and includes three black-and-white illustrations. It was designed by Jerry Kelly and printed at the Studley Press. READ MORE about THE PRINTS OF EMIL NOLDE (1867-1956): FROM THE COLLECTION OF ALBERT AND IRENE SAX
London: n.p., 1789. small 8vo. full tree calf, red leather spine label. (xxviii), 122, (2) pages with a frontispiece portrait of the artist. First edition signed by the author at the end of the introduction. Dedicated to Monsieur Wille, graveur du roi de France, de L'Académie Royale de peinture et de plusiers autres académies. This copy of the book carries the signature and annotations of Franz Rechberger (1771-1841), a painter and engraver who was the..... READ MORE about CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ DE L'OEUVRE DE FEU GEORGE FREDERIC SCHMIDT, GRAVEUR DU ROI DE PRUSSE, MEMBRE...
Washington: Museum of Graphic Art, (1969). small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 180 pages. First edition. Covers the period 1670 to 1820. With 115 prints reproduced and much in the way of biographical information for the collector and dealer. Price tag removed from corner of front cover. READ MORE about AMERICAN PRINTMAKING, THE FIRST 150 YEARS
(London, England): Studio Vista, (1981). small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 128 pages. Second impression of first edition. Table of contents, introduction, bibliography, glossary, acknowledgments. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. Dust jacket chipped at edges. Small price label on front cover. READ MORE about COLLECTING ORIGINAL PRINTS
New York: New York Public Library, 1933. tall 8vo. cloth. xxxiii, 235 pages and 118 full-page plates. First edition thus, reprinted, with additions and corrections, from the Bulletin of the New York Public Library. With full bibliographical descriptions of these prints. An important reference book. Covers rubbed. READ MORE about AMERICAN HISTORICAL PRINTS, EARLY VIEWS OF AMERICAN CITIES, ETC., FROM THE PHELPS STOKES AND...
New York: New York Public Library, 1933. tall 8vo. cloth. xxxiii, 235 pages and 118 full-page plates. First edition thus, reprinted, with additions and corrections, from the Bulletin of the New York Public Library. With full bibliographical descriptions of these prints. An important reference book. Loosely inserted in this copy is Index to Illustrations in the Catalogue of the Stokes Collection of Ameircan Historical Views (14 pages). READ MORE about AMERICAN HISTORICAL PRINTS, EARLY VIEWS OF AMERICAN CITIES, ETC., FROM THE PHELPS STOKES AND...
Bussum, Netherlands: Uitgeverij Thoth, (2004). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 173, (3) pages. Text in Dutch. Table of contents, foreword by Wim Crouwel. Biographical sketch of Strik and summaries of essays in English follow text. Acknowledgments. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. READ MORE about LOU STRIK PRENTENMAKER
(Minneapolis, MN): The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1978. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 356 pages. Table of contents, foreword, acknowledgments, concordance, list of abbreviations, list of lenders. Frontispiece portrait of Tissot; black and white illustrations, with descriptive text, throughout. An exhibition catalogue. READ MORE about JAMES TISSOT: CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ OF HIS PRINTS