Nurnberg: Germanisches Nationalmuseum, 1987. 4to. cloth with pictoral front cover, later cardboard slipcase. xlviii, (2), (376), (xxxiiii) pages. First edition. Catalogue of fifteenth century book illustrations in the collection of Otto Schäfer. Contains 188 catalogue entries with extensive detailed descriptions plus full-page illustrations, many in color. READ MORE about FÜNF JAHRHUNDERTE BUCHILLUSTRATION, MEISTERWERKE DER BUCHGRAPHIK AUS DEER BIBLIOTHEK OTTO SCHÄFER
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Frankfurt: Gebrüder Schmidt, n.d. oblong 12mo. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards. not paginated. Samples of 124 colors for printing, with sample photo printed in each color. Boards slightly rubbed. READ MORE about BUNTFARBEN: MUSTERBUCH FUR BUCHDRUCKFARBEN
Kopenhagen: Carit Andersens, 1949. small 4to. stiff paper wrapper with wrap-around dust jacket. 250+(1) pages. First edition. Each chapter examines the work of one of twenty Danish illustrators. Well-illustrated with reproductions of entire pages and book covers as well as the drawings, prints and watercolor washes themselves. One full-page color plate for many illustrators. A broad range of styles is represented, from charmingly whimsical and sweet to humorous and satiric. Many images are line drawings... READ MORE about DANSK ILLUSTRATIONSKUNST FRA VALDEMAR ANDERSEN TIL IB ANDERSEN
London, England: William Pickering, 1836. 4to. original half brown morocco, marbled paper-covered boards, spine gilt-stamped. (iv), 57, (3) pages. First edition. Illustrations by Henry Shaw. Dedication, introduction, and descriptions by Meyrick. List of plates follows text. 74 lithographic plates, including ten in color. Rubbing at edges and along spine. Foxing in text and on illustrations. READ MORE about SPECIMENS OF ANCIENT FURNITURE
New York: The Viking Press, 1980. small 4to. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. 128 pages. Explains the process of reproducing color mechanically by the various printing processes. READ MORE about COLOR IN REPRODUCTION, THEORY AND TECHNIQUES FOR ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS
Procédés et recettes. Préface de V. Breton.
Paris: Les Soins de l'Auteu, 1903. 8vo. quarter morocco, cloth. xvi, 135+(1) pages, 7 plates. Procédés et recettes. Préface de V. Breton. Well-illustrated manual, in French. The seven plates show a variety of techniques and papers, including one that is embossed, several showing the three-color process, and two on colored paper. Contents somewhat spotted throughout. Crack at the half-title. Boards rubbed. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. READ MORE about NOUVEAU TRAITÉ SUR LES IMPRESSIONS MODERNES EN COULEURS
N.P. Chapin Library, Williams College, 1997. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 42, (2) pages. Limited to 400 copies. Introduction by Robert L. Volz. 29 books described in detail. Illustrated in black-and-white with a full-color frontispiece. READ MORE about LONDON, HIGH LIFE & LOW LIFE AS SEEN BY ROWLANDSON, CRUIKSHANK & OTHERS
N.P. Tern Press, 2004. small 4to. quarter cloth with patterned paper-covered boards and paper title label on spine. (30) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 30 numbered copies. The poem by Griffiths explores timeless ideas of what the world was like through time, before art and before difference. His poem is lyric, expressive and dense. Fairly abstract color illustrations punctuate the sparce text. Front board with multicolored patterned paper and the title printed in... READ MORE about HISTORIES
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., (1954). small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. vii, 424 pages. First printing of the revised edition. This edition contains 517 titles covering 700 volumes. Spine faded. Jacket price clipped. Some foxing of free endpaper. Essential reference book. READ MORE about ENGLISH BOOKS WITH COLOURED PLATES 1790 TO 1860
London: Ingpen & Grant, 1935. 4to. polished cloth, top edge gilt, others uncut. viii, 288 pages. First edition. Well preserved copy. READ MORE about SOME ENGLISH BOOKS WITH COLOURED PLATES, THEIR POINTS, COLLATIONS AND VALUES. ART, SPORT,...
New York: E. Weyhe, 1935. 4to. polished cloth, top edge gilt, others uncut. viii, 288 pages. First U.S. edition. Covers rubbed with some spotting. READ MORE about SOME ENGLISH BOOKS WITH COLOURED PLATES, THEIR POINTS, COLLATIONS AND VALUES. ART, SPORT,...
London: Published by The Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust, 1975. 4to. half morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, top edge gilt, enclosed in clamshell morocco backed box. 8 leaves of facsimile in color followed by (16) pages. Limited to 458 numbered copies. With the color facsimiles produced under the supervision of Arnold Fawcus at his Trianon Press by the collotype and hand-stencil process. Historical text by Geoffrey Keynes. Very fine copy. READ MORE about SONG OF LOS. BY WILLIAM BLAKE
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1972). oblong 4to. paper covered boards, paper cover label, slipcase. 56, followed by 24 plates, (2) pages. Parts adapted from the author's previous books of 1940, 1943, and 1947. Plates printed in Switzerland. A treatise on calligraphy and painting of the Ten Bamboo Studio, including discussion of Chinese writing and ink, seals, woodcuts and two-colour prints, and a great deal of general and technical information on the subject of Chinese... READ MORE about CHINESE COLOR PRINTS FROM THE TEN BAMBOO STUDIO
N.P. Hofstra University, 1977. square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages. Foreword by Meg Perlman and text by Judith Goldman. Illustrated history of this studio producing American prints followed by an exhibition catalogue. Illustrations in color. READ MORE about ART OFF THE PICTURE PRESS: TYLER GRAPHICS LTD
(Secaucus, NJ): Chartwell Books, (1987). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 2 plates, 104 pages, 99, (1) plates. Reprint of the first edition of 1860. With over 100 plates in full color reproduced from the original edition. READ MORE about ART OF ILLUMINATING AS PRACTISED IN EUROPE FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES. With an essay and...
Berlin: Otto v.Holten, 1927. 4to. stiff paper wrappers, uncut edges. 12 pages + 5 leaves of plates in color and black and white. Printed in an edition limited to 150 numbered copies. Surveys the history of German engravings made for the service of commercial art. Begins with the fifteenth-century engraver Master ES, arguably the most influential early German print-maker, and works through the nineteenth century with a general history. Tipped in illustrations include a reproduction... READ MORE about ENTWICKLUNG DER DEUTSCHEN GEBRAUCHSGRAPHIK
N.P. Privately printed, 1900. large folio. publisher's half brown morocco with cloth-covered boards, spine gilt, top edge gilt. (ii), 32, (2) pages, 5 plates. First edition, one of a few copies printed by Vaughan's son in memory of his father (St Bride Catalogue p.921). W.E. Vaughan 1825 - ca. 1900) was a Brighton print dealer, the largest dealer south of London in the last half of the 19th century. His reminiscences deal with his business... READ MORE about AUTOBIOGRAPHICA, WITH A GOSSIP ON THE ART OF PRINTING IN COLOURS
N.P. Privately printed, 1900. large folio. later cloth, top edge gilt. (ii), 32, (2) pages, 5 plates. First edition, one of a few copies printed by Vaughan's son in memory of his father (St Bride Catalogue p.921). W.E. Vaughan 1825 - ca. 1900) was a Brighton print dealer, the largest dealer south of London in the last half of the 19th century. His reminiscences deal with his business and the aesthetic aspects of hand-coloured prints... READ MORE about AUTOBIOGRAPHICA, WITH A GOSSIP ON THE ART OF PRINTING IN COLOURS
Toutes les Opérations Lithographiques sur Pierre et sur Zinc, Autographie Reports, Gravure, Chromolithographie, Photolithographie, Phototype et Procédés divers pour Reproduire les Écritures et les Dessins au Moyen de la Pierre, Du Zinc, etc.
Paris: Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, 1932. 12 mo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 697 pages followed by 11 folding lithograph plates. Toutes les Opérations Lithographiques sur Pierre et sur Zinc, Autographie Reports, Gravure, Chromolithographie, Photolithographie, Phototype et Procédés divers pour Reproduire les Écritures et les Dessins au Moyen de la Pierre, Du Zinc, etc. Reprint of the first edition (St. Bride Catalogue , p. 930). Five of the eleven plates are supplied in facsimile..... READ MORE about DESSINATEUR ET DE IMPRIMEUR LITHOGRAPHE
Traitant de Toutes les Opérations Lithographiques sur Pierre et sur Zinc de L'Autographie, des Reports, de la Gravure, de la Chromolithographie, de la Photolithographie, de la Phototype et tous les Procédés connus jusqu' à ce jour pour Reproduire les Écritures et les Dessins au Moyen de la Pierre, Du Zinc, etc.
Paris: Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, 1891. 12 mo. modern marbled paper with paper spine label and with original paper wrappers bound-in. xx, 360 pages ; (iv), 336, followed by 52 pages of advertisements. Traitant de Toutes les Opérations Lithographiques sur Pierre et sur Zinc de L'Autographie, des Reports, de la Gravure, de la Chromolithographie, de la Photolithographie, de la Phototype et tous les Procédés connus jusqu' à ce jour pour Reproduire les Écritures et les..... READ MORE about NOUVEAU MANUEL COMPLET DU DESSINATEUR ET DE L'IMPRIMEUR LITHOGRAPHE
London and New York: Ernest Nister and E.P. Dutton & Co., n.d. (circa 1900). small 8vo. original padded cloth covers with color illustration of violets on front. Printed in color in Bavaria. A gift book of poetry with full color illustrations of violets throughout. Covers slightly soiled. Front free endpaper partially detached. Ownership inscription from 1900 on free endpaper and bookstore stamp beneath it. READ MORE about VIOLETS
(Toronto, Canada): Thomas Fisher Rare Book Room, University of Toronto, 2003. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 139+(1) pages. Table of contents, introduction by library director Richard Landon. Essays by Marie Elena Korey, Yannick Portebois, Dorothy E. Speirs, and Richard Landon. Appendix, listing of items in the exhibition. Frontispiece, black and white illustrations in text along with a section in color. READ MORE about VIZETELLY & COMPAN(IES), A COMPLEX TALE OF VICTORIAN PRINTING AND PUBLISHING
New York: Arno Press, 1979. 8vo. cloth. (iv), viii, 157 pages. A photo-facsimile reprint of the Berlin, R. Oppenheim, 1885 edition (Roosens & Luc Salu 9671). Part of a series entitled The sources of modern photography. 15 text illustrations. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. READ MORE about DIE PHOTOGRAPHIE FARBIGER GEGENSTÄNDE