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n.p. N.P., n.d. 8vo. stapled stiff sheets. 21-52 pages. An excerpt from My Head is a Map, published in 1973. Surveys the engraving methods and techniques used by John Seller. Upper-left stapled corner bumped. Some wear on edges of first and last pages. READ MORE about ENGRAVED TITLE PLATES FOR THE FOLIO ATLASES OF JOHN SELLER
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 97580
Minsk: Tekhnalogii'a, 2000. 4to. paper-covered boards, title, author, and decoration gilt-stamped on front board. 129, (3) pages, Text in Belarussian. History of book engraving and illustration in Belarus, from the 16th to the 18th centuries. Preface. 127 black and white illustrations. Listing of additional materials not in text. Bibliography. List of abbreviations and table of contents. Harvard University catalogue entry laid in. Bookplate on front pastedown. READ MORE about MASTATSVA BELARUSKIKH STARADRUKAU XVI-XVIII STST
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 108654
London: The Bazaar, Exchange, and Mart, n.d. (circa 1929). large thick 4to. cloth, dust jacket with paper cover label. ix, 707, (5) pages. Sixth and best edition, revised and enlarged by F.W. Maxwell-Barbour. Includes 24 illustrations and 300 facsimiles of engravers marks. Jacket chipped with tears along edges. Inside hinges cracked. Bookplate. READ MORE about ENGRAVINGS AND THEIR VALUE A COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE COLLECTION AND PRICES OF ALL CLASSES OF PRINTS
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 42450
Liverpool: printed at the Caxton Press, by Nuttall, Fisher, and Dixon, n.d. (circa 1815). 8vo. rebound in marbled paper-covered boards, paper spine and front labels. x, iii-xii, 697-799 pages and 4 plates. The present volume contains the title page for volume 1 and the indexes to both volumes 1 & 2. The text itself is three parts of volume 2 on Drawing. Painting and Engraving removed from the larger work at some point. There are..... READ MORE about THE PANORAMA OF SCIENCE AND ART
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 98176
London: Isaac Pitman & Sons, (1957). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. x, 325, (3) pages. Reprint of the Third edition. Step-by-step illustrated manual. Jacket with small tears and is price-clipped. READ MORE about PHOTO-ENGRAVING IN RELIEF A TEXTBOOK INTENDED FOR THE USE OF APPRENTICES, AND OTHERS INTERESTED...
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 71810
Washington DC: Smithsonian, 1986. large 8vo. staples, stiff paper wrappers. 50, (2) pages. Catalogue of an exhibition organized by Elizabeth Harris et al., with a history of the Division of Graphic Arts, a list of previous exhibitions, and a select bibliography. READ MORE about G.A. 100, THE CENTENARY OF THE DIVISION OF GRAPHIC ARTS
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 50116
Obrázkový vzorník, oborných a reklamních, stocku a podtisku [Illustrated sample book, specialty and advertising, engraving and background printing]...specielní odborný závod stereotypérsky, rozmnozování sazeb. stocku, drevorytu, matric atd. [specialty professional stereotype establishment, duplication rates, engraving, xylography, matrices, etc.]
Vinohrady (Praha): Stereotyp, n.d. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (32) pages. Obrázkový vzorník, oborných a reklamních, stocku a podtisku [Illustrated sample book, specialty and advertising, engraving and background printing]...specielní odborný závod stereotypérsky, rozmnozování sazeb. stocku, drevorytu, matric atd. [specialty professional stereotype establishment, duplication rates, engraving, xylography, matrices, etc.]. The style of the examples suggests the 1920's or '30's. Paper wrapper lightly soiled, chip at bottom mended with tape, small tear to last page and wrapper, water..... READ MORE about STEREOTYP
Price: $55.00 Order nr. 74365
New York: American Art Association - Anderson Galleries, 1935. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 226 pages. Well illustrated. Covers chipped with small pieces missing. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted. READ MORE about ROMANCES OF CHIVALRY; EUROPEAN LITERATURE FRENCH BOOKS WITH ENGRAVINGS, RARE AMERICANA FROM THE...
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 7660
some aspects of portrait engraving
(Glasgow): (Bell & Bain Ltd.), 1976. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. viii, 128 pages. some aspects of portrait engraving. Compiled two years after a 1974 exhibition which stressed the influences operating on an artist and his sitter, this is not intended to be a study of the aesthetics of engraved portraits, but of the unique relationship between painter, engraver and subject, and the social pressures and conventions which affected all three. With 200 black-and-white illustrations of..... READ MORE about A FACE FOR ANY OCCASION
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 99941
Purchase: Privately Printed, 1936. tall 8vo. cloth backed boards, paper spine label. 42+(1) pages. Limited to 145 copies printed by the Pynson Printers of New York. Contains an essay by Pforzheimer, a prefatory note by William Lyon Phelps, and Stockton's short story "The Lady, or The Tiger?". Illustrated. Wear at spine ends. READ MORE about STOCKTONIANA, AN ESSAY
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 87110
Roslyn, NY: The John Carter Brown Library, 1992. 8vo. cloth. 85 pages. Limited to 200 numbered copies signed by the translator, the artist and the printer. A play translated into English by William Jay Smith. With 6 engravings by John Depol and six engravings from works in the John Carter Brown Library. Fine condition. READ MORE about CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 35499
With an Introduction by Martin Hardie.
London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1930. 8vo. cloth. x, 218, (12) pages. With an Introduction by Martin Hardie. First edition (Bridson & Wakeman B77 - "A detailed treatise on all practical and artistic aspects of the craft"). With the bookplate of Gavin Bridson. Presentation on free endpaper "To Charles E. Pont with compliments from David Strang, London. Dec. 1937" and with Pont's bookplate on front pastedown. READ MORE about THE PRINTING OF ETCHINGS AND ENGRAVINGS
Price: $95.00 Order nr. 97967
With an Introduction by Martin Hardie.
London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1930. 8vo. cloth. x, 218, (12) pages. With an Introduction by Martin Hardie. First edition (Bridson & Wakeman B77 - "A detailed treatise on all practical and artistic aspects of the craft"). With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. Covers slightly faded. READ MORE about THE PRINTING OF ETCHINGS AND ENGRAVINGS
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 98363
With an Introduction by Martin Hardie.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1930. 8vo. patterned cloth, paper spine label. x, 218, (12) pages. With an Introduction by Martin Hardie. First U.S. edition (see Bridson & Wakeman B77 - "A detailed treatise on all practical and artistic aspects of the craft"). Spine label age darkened in places. Light foxing. READ MORE about THE PRINTING OF ETCHINGS AND ENGRAVINGS
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 121985
Woubrugge, Netherlands: Avalon Pers, 1996. small folio. half cloth, marbled paper-covered boards. unpaginated. Limited to 110 numbered copies. Essay by the author. Bibliography including books with engravings by Strik and books about him. List of engravings. Engravings printed from the original blocks. READ MORE about THE WOOD ENGRAVINGS OF LOU STRIK
Price: $140.00 Order nr. 131014
(Prague: Státní tiskárna, 1929). 12mo. quarter leather, marbled paper covered boards, top edge cut, other edges uncut. 36, H, v pages. Limited to 120 numbered copies (Aron Sanka, iv, 4782). Text in Czech. Collection of satirical verse about occupations such as bakers and cobblers. Red ink headers and footers throughout. Woodcut illustrations by K. Svolinskeho. Designed by and epilogue by Fr. Krema. READ MORE about SATIRY O REMESLNÍCÍCH A KONSELECH NEVERNÝCH
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 107511
N. P. (but Oxford): (Oxford University Press), 1940. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pp. 109-142 followed by 7 plates. An article in "The Library", Fourth Series, Vol. XXI, No. 2, September 1940. Wear at extremities, with creasing, tears, and tanning. Vertical crease on front cover near spine. READ MORE about " COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS IN EARLY SPANISH BOOKS."
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 101950
December 17, 1886
n.p. N.P., 1886. 9.75 x 15 inches. single sheet. printed on one side. December 17, 1886. An article, printed in Journalist - A Newspaper for all Newspaper Producers, giving a short biography of W.L. Thomas. He was the Art Director and General Manger of the Graphic. The Graphic printed wonderful illustrations not only in black-and-white, but also in full color. Thomas was decorated by the French government for his work. He was an Associate of..... READ MORE about THE JOURNALIST
Price: $17.50 Order nr. 87620
En karakteristik og et bidrag til dansk bogillustrations historie.
Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1939. small 4to. half leather with marbled paper-covered boards, original paper wrappers bound-in,all edges speckled. 103+(1) pages. En karakteristik og et bidrag til dansk bogillustrations historie. A study of the stylistic characteristics of illustrator Carl Thomsen (1847-1912) and his contributions to Danish book illustration history. Includes numerous black-and-white illustrations and bibliography. Marbled endpapers. Inscription, from Thomsen's wife Elise, presenting the book to an association, dated 1939. READ MORE about CARL THOMSEN SOM ILLUSTRATOR
Price: $95.00 Order nr. 73771
Padova, Italy: Libreria Marsilio da Padova, 1971. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 144, 58, (6) pages. Text in Italian. List of committee members, introduction, bibliography, black and white plates, index. Engravings of the 16th through the 18th centuries. Price list laid in. Covers lightly soiled. READ MORE about TRE SECOLI DI INCISIONE DAL '500 A '700
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 125519
Basel, Switzerland: Der Papierhandelsgesellschaft Bucherer, Kurrus & Co., (1959). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 30, (2) pages. Text in German. (TschicholdLeben und Werk 286). Table of contents, bibliography. Illustrations. A study of Chinese and Japanese color woodcut printing. Wrappers sunned at spine edge. READ MORE about DER CHINESISCHE UND DER JAPANISCH MEHRFARBIGE HOLZTAFEDRUCK, TECHNISCH
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 121727
New York: The John Day Company, 1926. small 4to. paper-covered boards, paper spine label. (vi), 54, (2) pages. First edition. The first book published by the John Day Company. With eight wood engravings by Leon Underwood (1890-1975). Underwood at the Royal College of Art and is well known for his scupture in addition to his book illustrations. Well printed book. Spine seperated, yet present. READ MORE about THE MUSIC FROM BEHIND THE MOON, AN EPITOME
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 89812
Sharon, N.H. Sharon Arts Center, 1982. 4to. cord-tied paper wrappers. (vi), 25, (5). John De Pol's copy with his signature. Introduction by Alan L. Erdossy director of the Sharon Arts Center, and an essay by Herbert Waters, with 26 monochromatic illustrations of Nora Unwin's wood engravings. Minor soiling to cover. READ MORE about NORA S. UNWIN 25 WOOD-ENGRAVINGS
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 104326