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Washington: Engraved Stationery Manufacturers Association, 1967. 8vo. paper-covered boards. (ii), 141+(1) pages. 9th edition. Foreword. A guide to proper forms for social calling cards, invitations, acknowledgments, etc. Includes proper forms for members of the armed forces. Index of sections. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. READ MORE about PROPER FORMS OF ENGRAVING FOR SOCIAL USAGE INCLUDING FORMS APPROVED FOR USE BY MEMBERS OF THE...
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 114390
New York, NY: Marcus and Company, n.d. broadside (10 by 8 inches). Title page of TheStory of the Pearl, one of a series of small books related to precious stones, published by Marcus and Company. With engraved illustration. READ MORE about Title page for THE STORY OF THE PEARL
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 133194
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
Minneapolis: Federal Schools, Inc., 1930. large 4to. stapled, stiff paper wrappers. 67 pages. Part twelve of a correspondence course for commercial artists: Methods of reproduction and the constraints which a chosen method of reproduction may impose on the designer or illustrator. Inserted is a sheet showing drawings in different stages of reproduction. With test questions and assignments. Cover soiled, irregularly browned. READ MORE about COMMERCIAL DESIGNING, REPRODUCTION OF ILLUSTRATION
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 50774
oder, Lexicon der vorzüglichsten kupferstecher des XIX. jahrhunderts welche in linienmanier gearbeitet haben, sowie beschreibung.
Leipzig: A. Danz, 1880. large 8vo. half leather with raised bands and gilt decoration, marbled paper-covered boards, all edges stained red. xxxxvii, (i), 478 pages. oder, Lexicon der vorzüglichsten kupferstecher des XIX. jahrhunderts welche in linienmanier gearbeitet haben, sowie beschreibung. First edition. This dictionary of engravers and engraving was intended as a handbook for print collectors. Bookbinder's tag H. Sperling of Leipzig. Bookplate on front pastedown indicates that this book came from the reference library..... READ MORE about HANDBUCH FÜR KUPFERSTICHSAMMLER
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 75742
N.P. n.p., n.d. broadside (9 3/4 x 12 inches). Facsimile. Basire (1730-1802) was an English engraver who apprenticed William Blake. See Michael Bryan, Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Vol. 1 (London: George Bell and Sons, 1886), 91. READ MORE about A VIEW FROM THE INSIDE OF BRAZEN NOSE COLLEGE QUADRANGLE
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 120588
London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 76 pages, 64 plates. Written to accompany exhibitions and to form a permanent introduction to the subject of Victorian reproductive engravings, the author reveals the technical virtuosity of the Victorian engravers. With an introductory essay and selection of images that throws a great deal of light on what was most acceptable to the Victorians in their own contemporary paintings, as well as on the public..... READ MORE about VICTORIAN ENGRAVINGS
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 115224
N.P. Libraire Grund, (1948). 8vo. cloth. Thousands of pages. 8 volumes. New edition, revised and enlarged, with 32 illustrations. An excellent reference tool for the study of artists, engravers, and scupturers. A few pages partially sprung. READ MORE about DICTIONNAIRE CRITIQUE ET DOCUMENTAIRE DES PEINTRES, SCULPTEURS, DESSIN ATEURS ET GRAVEURS, DE...
Price: $150.00 Order nr. 21307
Paris: H. Floury, 1910. large 8vo. later quarter leather with raised bands, stiff paper wrappers bound-in. xiv, (ii), 320, (2) pages. Edition limited to 400 copies, numbered and stamped with the author's signature. Bibiliography of books concerning engraving or engravers. (Bestermann, 2028). With more than 400 entries and a supplemental essay by Bourcard. Bookplate on front pastedown indicates that this book came from the reference library and stock of H. P. Kraus. Binding courtesy of..... READ MORE about GRAVEURS ET GRAVURES, FRANCE ET ÉTRANGER; ESSAI DE BIBLIOGRAPHIE 1540-1910
Price: $225.00 Order nr. 74640
Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Publishing, 2009. thick 4to. half leather with five raised bands and marbled paper-covered boards, top edge gilt. l, 638, (2) pages. Reprint of the 1903 edition published in Paris which was printed by the Nantes printer A. Dugas, with his pressmark on the last leaf, in an edition limited to 200 numbered copies. Organized by country and artist, this volume includes biographical information, names of famous works, descriptions, and sale prices..... READ MORE about A TRAVERS CINQ SIÈCLES DE GRAVURES, 1350-1903
Price: $95.00 Order nr. 103995
London, England: B.T. Batsford, (1967). small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 152 pages. Reprint. Acknowledgment. Black and white illustrations throughout. Bibliography, 32 pages of black and white plates, index. Dust jacket chipped at edges. READ MORE about THE TECHNIQUE OF ETCHING AND ENGRAVING
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 120337
London: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd, 1925. small 4to. two-toned cloth, top edges gilt. xii,364; x,291+(1); xvi,393+(1); xvi,309; xviii,425 pages. 5 volumes. New edition, revised and enlarged under the supervision of George C. Williamson. Filled with separate plates printed on glossy paper. Rubbing of covers with wear along edges. Shaken. READ MORE about BRYAN'S DICTIONARY OF PAINTERS AND ENGRAVERS
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 103128
Hamburg: Edition AB, (1982). 4to. stiff paper wrappers, dust jacket. 106+(1) pages. Written in German. Fifth printing of the Edition AB. Signed and numbered by the author. Laid-in are two illustrations on separate paper signed by the author. With many pages of black-and-white illustrations and plates throughout. Minor wear. READ MORE about HOLZSTICHE, ILLUSTRATIONEN, BUCHTITEL, SCHUTZUMSCHLÄGE, BRIEFMARKEN, SCHRIFT, GEBRAUCHSGRAPHIK,...
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 100937
New York: Dover Publications, (1973). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 240, (10) pages. Reprint of the 1953 London edition. READ MORE about ETCHING AND ENGRAVING TECHNIQUES AND THE MODERN TREND
Price: $5.00 Order nr. 123686
London: Harrison & Sons Ltd., 1928. 8vo. printed paper wrapper bound in cloth-backed pamphlet binder. pages 59-66. Reprinted from "The Photographic Journal', Volume LXVIII, February 1928. Illustrated with six figures showing examples of different types of printing on different types of paper apparently under a microscope. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. READ MORE about THE PRINCIPLES OF PHOTO-ENGRAVING
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 98436
New York: Tudor Publishing Co., 1948. thick 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xiv, 281 pages. Reprint of the first U.S. edition. Accompanied by seventy-nine illustrations. Discussion of the various processes that are used to produce prints. Minor jacket rubbing. READ MORE about OLD PRINTS AND ENGRAVINGS
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 95846
New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1930. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 282 pages. First U.S. edition. Designed to help the beginning collector. Twelve chapters, describing different kinds of prints and collecting tips. Many illustrations by old masters, such as Dürer and Rembrandt. Jacket chipped with small tears. READ MORE about THE PRINT COLLECTOR
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 37711
Paris: Librarie Delagrave, 1923. paper wrappers. 258 pages with 8 additional plates. First edition. This treatise on the history of French printmaking is illustrated with 204 black-and-white reproductions and 8 additional color plates. Included among the artists discussed are Geoffroy Tory, Jacques Callot, Charles-François Daubigny, and Eugène Delacroix. Indexed. All but disbound with spine lacking. Some staining on covers. READ MORE about LA GRAVURE EN FRANCE DES ORIGINES A 1900
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 60089
(Paris): n.p., 1859. 8vo. later cloth with embossed seal (entwined Ls in an oval, surmounted by a crown). (ii), 10 pages. An offprint from La Revue Universelle des Arts (July 1859). The article deals with the Flemish Master ES of 1466, and challenges speculation voiced by M. Harzen regarding the artist's potential authorship of the large coats-of-arms of Charles le Téméraire, duc de Bourgogne (1). Traces of peacock blue original stiff paper wrapper visible along..... READ MORE about LE GRAVEUR DE L'AN 1466 ET LES GRANDES ARMOIRIES DE BOURGOGNE
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 77086
Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré. Volume XXVIII. The graphic works of nineteenth and twentieth century artists. An illustrated catalog.
New York: Collectors Editions Ltd. Da Capo Press, 1969. 4to. cloth. not paginated. Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré. Volume XXVIII. The graphic works of nineteenth and twentieth century artists. An illustrated catalog. This is the unabridged and authorized republication of the 1926 Paris edition. Oeuvre Lithographie de Honoré Daumier. Troisième Section. There is very little text, just a few lines under each illustration. Most of the illustrations are one per page, but some have three. Plates #3243-3685..... READ MORE about DAUMIER
Price: $100.00 Order nr. 94217
Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré. Volume VI. The graphic works of nineteenth and twentieth century artists. An illustrated catalog.
New York: Collectors Editions Ltd., 1968. 4to. cloth. not paginated. Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré. Volume VI. The graphic works of nineteenth and twentieth century artists. An illustrated catalog. This is the unabridged and authorized re-publication of the 1910 Paris edition. Four artists are in this volume: François Rude - one plate, A.L. Barye - thirteen plates, J.B. Carpeaux - thirteen plates, and Auguste Rodin - seventeen plates. There is a short essay about each. A little..... READ MORE about RUDE BARYE CARPEAUX RODIN
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 94219
London: R. Ackermann, n.d. (1821). 4to. new cloth spine with paper spine label with original paper covered boards. Frontispiece; engraved title page, iii, (v), 384 pages. Second edition with additions. This is the text volume only and does not include the plate volume with 130 engravings. Bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. Wear along edges of covers. Inner hinges reinforced with archival paper repair. READ MORE about CABINENT OF THE ARTS: BEING A NEW AND UNIVERSAL DRAWING BOOK FORMING A COMPLETE SYSTEM OF...
Price: $650.00 Order nr. 102974
(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