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THE GRAPHIC: AN ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY NEWSPAPER; JULY - DECEMBER 1888
July - December 1888
. folio sized volume, text loose, binding rather worn. a heavy tome, ask for postal quote before ordering please.
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Keywords: Graphic Art Newspapers

 
ANON.
Mitteilungen Der Zurischen Gesellshaft
0. 1842. fur vaterlandische Altertumer VI.: Die Stiftung des Klosters Kappel und das Geschlecht der Freiherren von Eschenbach. [Zurich,] gedruckt bei J.J.Ulrich, 1842; 4to; 8pp. with engraved plate, and large folding coloured lithograph; publisher's printed wrappers, printed within a decorative border; scattered light foxing and slight water-stain to lower margin of text and of the plain plate. A monograph on the 12th Century Cistercian monastery at Kappel, but primarily on its contemporary and later connections with the von Eschenbachs and the vicissitudes of that family, including under the names of Schnabelburg or Schwarzenberg. The uncoloured plate is a copper-engraved view of the church by Hegi, The folding lithograph, finely coloured by hand, illustrates the first page of this monograph, according to which the early medieval church was originally famous for its over 60 stained or painted glass windows, though only six survived to the time of this publication. The plate shows all nine panels of a single window, at its centre the Crucifixion.
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Keywords: Ianweb German Switzerland Swiss History Cistercians Eschenbach Family Stained Glass Medieval History Medieval Stained Glass Zuerich Zurich Rare Antiquarian Art History German History

 
ANON.
La Natura Morta Italiana
0. 1964. Cataloga della Mostra. Napoli - Zurigo - Rotterdam ottobre 1964 - marzo 1965. Napoli - Palazzo Reale - ottobre - novembre 1964. Milano, 1964; 158, [ii], pp. 371 half-page b.& w. photographic illustrations, with 12 colour plates; publisher's illustrated fold-over wrappers; cont. owner's entry on front fly, very minimal spots.
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Keywords: Ianweb Ian Italian Art History Still Life Painting 17th Century Eighteenth Century18th Centuru Eighteenth Century

 
ANON.,
Raccolta
0. 1863. de piu belli ed interessanti Dipinti, Musaici ed altri monumenti rinvenuti negli Scavi di ERCOLANO, di POMPEI, E DI STABIA che ammiranzi nel MUSEO NAZIONALE. Napoli, 1863; 4to; enraved title-page, 4 pp. letterpress, 151 engraved plates, one folding, three printed in sepia, one in blue; near-contemporary red quarter- goatskin, red cobbled boards; binding very, very lightly scuffed and rubbed at edges, boards slightly discoloured, split of about one centimetre at top joint, title-page slightly foxed, a few further scattered spots. A very good copy. The plates are copper-engravings showing art from the ancient sites, though the last five plates are of Renaissance works (Raphael, Correggio, Titian and others). The finest plate is unnumbered and out of series: bound after plate 144, it is printed in blue and shows a blue glass funeral urn ornamented in white bas-relief from Pompei in fine detail.
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Book number: IS002094
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Catalogue: Italian
Keywords: Ianweb Rare Italian Books Italian Archaeology Bindngsillustrated Books Ancient Rome Classics Classical Archaeology Classical Art Roman Art History Ancient Rome Antiquarian Classical Antiquity Funeral Urns Pompei Herculaneum

 
ARISTOTLE
Works in Bi-Lingual Greek-English Edition 23 Volumes.
. Ed. and translated by H P Coke, A L Peck and many others. ( Loeb classical Library Volumed 325, 391,400,255, 338, 397, 288, 437, 438, 439, 323, 366, 307, 316, 317, 271, 287, 73, 285,264, 193, 199 ), Volume 1: Categories. On Interpretationn. Prior analytics; Vol2; Posterior Analytics. Topica ; Vol 3; On sophistical Refutations,on coming to be or passing away. On the cosmos. l400, Voliv: Physics. Books i-iv. l-228, Vol v: physics Books v-viii, L255. Vol vi: On the heavens, L338. Vol vii: Meteorologica L397. Voliii; n the Soul Parva Naturalia on Breath. L288. Volix History of Animals, Books i-iii ,L437, Volx; history of animals and books iv-vi,L438.Vol xi: history of animals and books Vii-x. L439. Vol xii; parts of animals. movement of animals, progression of animals. L323. Vol xiii: Generation of animals L366. Volxiv Minor works. On colours. On things heard physiognomics. On plants. On Marvellous things heard. Mechanical Problems. On indivisable Lines. The Situations and names of winds. On Melissus, Xenophanes, Goorgias. L307. Volxv; problems Books i-xxi. L316. Vol;xvi problems books xxii-xxxviii. rhetorica ad alexandrum L317. Vol;xvii, metaphysics, books i-ix l271. Vol xviii metaphysics books x-xiv oeconomica, magna moralia. l287. Vol;xix; nicomachean ethics. l73. Vol xx athenian constitution. eudemian ethics virtues and vices. l285. Volxxi politics l267. Volxxii, the art of rhetoric l 193. Vol xxiii poetics, longinus. on the sublime. demetrius. on style L199. re-issues of the editions published between 1926 and 1991. fine hard backs in d/j THE YEARS OF PUBLICATION IF LISTED ARE AN INDICATION OF THE YEAR THE VOLUMES WERE FIRST PUBLISHED. WE SUPPLY THE LATEST EDITIONS/REPRINTS. NEW SET.
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AUGUSTINE, SAINT, BISHOP OF HIPPO
Single Leaf Sermo Li, First and 2nd Page
. Basel : Johann Amerbach, 1494-95. With old marginal annotations in ink, one edge fayed without loss of text, Image available.
¶ Augustine of was Bishop of Hippo Regius (present-day Annaba, Algeria), Latin philosopher and theologian from Roman Africa and generally considered as one of the greatest Christian thinkers of all times. His writings were very influential in the development of Western Christianity. Johann Amerbach (b. c. 1440 in Amorbach, Germany; d. 25 December 1513 in Basel, Switzerland) , celebrated printer in Basel in the 15th century. He was the first printer in Basel to use the Roman type instead of Gothic and Italian; he spared no expense in his art.
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AUSTER, PAUL,
The Art of Hunger
0. 1982. and other Essays. London, The Menard Press, 1982; 96pp.; publisher's glazed printed wrappers; small owner's name written neatly at top of title-page. A good copy of the first edition.
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BAWDEN, EDWARD,
Life in an English Village.
0. 1949. Sixteen lithographs by Edward Bawden with an Introductory Essay by Noel Carrington [The King Penguin Books 51]. Harmondsworth, 1949; 32 pp. of text, including six full-page black and white illustrations, and with 16 colour lithographic illustrations printed on both sides of the page; publisher's decorative paper-covered boards to a design of oak leaves [possibly also by Bawden]; the front free endpaper has been neatly removed, otherwise a very good copy. The coloured plates do not reproduce drawings but were drawn by the artist directly on to the lithographic zinc plates.
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Keywords: Ianweb Edward Bawden Original Lithographs Illustrated Books Social History Rural Life Village Life 20th Century British Art King Penguins King Penguin Books First Editions

 
BAYANI, MANIJEH AND ANNA CONTADINI
The Decorated Word. Qur'ans of the 17th to 19th Century Part One
. ( the Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic art volume 4 ). this volume contains entries on 75 items. Part one covers Ottoman, Iranian and Indian Qur'ans and includes material from China and North and East Africa. 35.5x25.5cm hardcover in slipcase still in sshrink wrap. ? The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art contains the largest and most comprehensive range of Quranic material in private hands. These holdings cover the entire history of Quran production from the 7th to the 20th century, and include examples from centres as far apart as Spain and India. This volume is the last of four dedicated to the Qurans in the collection, and covers the period 1700-1900 and items from Islamic Africa, Ottoman Turkey, Iran, India and the Far East. [ DL - III/5 ]. (ISBN: 139780197276) .
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Keywords: Weblists Art Islam Byzantium Byzantine Muslim Ottoman 139780197276

 
BETJEMAN, JOHN AND GEOFFREY TAYLOR (EDS),
English Scottish and Welsh Landscape
0. 1945. 1700 - c.1860. With Original Lithographs by John Piper [New Excursions into English Poetry]. London, Frederick Muller, 1945 (second impression); c. 21 x 14 cm.; 121 pp.; with 12 full-page original lithographs in colour by John Piper; publisher's illustrated boards to a further double-page John Piper design; extremities a little rubbed, minimal spots to endpapers, date and names at top of front free endpaper. The inscription on the front endpaper reads "Richard 21-2-46 Margaret" [Strachey].
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BLAKE, WILLIAM,
Songs of Innocence
1954. The Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust, London, no date [1954]; 31 colour-printed plates, 5 letterpress pages; original orange morocco, spine lettered in gilt, t.e.g.; spine minimally spotted and faded, without the slip-case. The fine Trianon Press facsimile of one of the earliest copies to be coloured and issued by the artist [c. 1790-1794], from the Lessing J. Rosenwald copy, now in the Library of Congress. One of the 800 copies for distribution in the U.S.A. with the American distributor's notice stuck over the imprint [the edition comprised 1626 copies in all].
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CANTIMORI, DELIO,
Italienische Haeretiker
0. 1949. der Spaetrenaissance. Deutsch von Werner Kaegi. Basel, 1949; xiv, 509 pp. with frontispiece; publisher's cloth; spine slightly faded, corners of boards and of a few pages minimally bumped. The first edition in German, prepared in 1942 but not published until after the war. An fine association copy, bearing in the top margin of the title page a warm signed inscription in Italian by the the author to the late Professor Edgar Wind (1900 - 1971), Oxford Professor of the History of Art, celebrating the renewal of their old friendship: " a Edgar Wind con antica e felicemente rinnovata amicizia il suo D. Cantimori. Roma 1950".
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CICERO
Rhetorical Treatises and Other Works. 30 Volumes in All.
. (Loeb classical library (=LCL) - bi-lingual texts) - THE YEARS OF PUBLICATION INDICATED ARE AN INDICATION OF THE YEAR THE VOLUMES LISTED WERE FIRST PUBLISHED. WE SUPPLY THE LATEST EDITIONS/REPRINTS - A. RHETORICAL TREATISES 5 Volumes VOLUME I. [CICERO]. RHETORICA AD HERENNIUM Translated by Harry Caplan 1954 (LCL Volume 403 VOLUME II. DE INVENTIONE (On Invention). DE OPTIMO GENERE ORATORUM (The Best Kind of Orator). TOPICA (Topics) Translated by H. M. Hubbell 1949 (LCL Volume 386) VOLUME III. DE ORATORE (On the Orator), BOOKS I-II Translated by E. W. Sutton and H. Rackham 1942 (LCL Volume 348) Cicero's speeches were studied as models by the Romans. He certainly ranks as one of history's most politically astute and persuasive orators. VOLUME IV. DE ORATORE (On the Orator), BOOK III. DE FATO (On Fate). PARADOXA STOICORUM (Stoic Paradoxes). DE PARTITIONE ORATORIA (On the Divisions of Oratory). In his masterly On the Orator, he gives politicians and lawyers instruction in his art. Written in dialogue form, On the Orator makes vivid use of specific cases to show how a speaker can achieve desired affects--whether to arouse or to convince or to please listeners. Translated by H. Rackham 1942/ (LCL Volume 349) VOLUME V. BRUTUS.ORATOR Translated by G. L. Hendrickson and H. M. Hubbell Brutus gives an account of the Roman tradition of public and law court speeches from its beginning to what Cicero described as the polished and entertaining speeches of his own day. Along the way Cicero has interesting things to say about the influence of the speaker's audience on his style and technique. 1939 (LCL Volume 342) B: ORATIONS 10 Volumes VOLUME VI. PRO QUINCTIO. PRO ROSCIO AMERINO. PRO ROSCIO COMOEDO. THE THREE SPEECHES ON THE AGRARIAN LAW AGAINST RULLUS Translated by J. H. Freese 1930. (LCL Volume 240) VOLUME VII. THE VERRINE ORATIONS I: AGAINST CAECILIUS; AGAINST VERRES, PART I; PART II, BOOKS I-II Translated by L. H. G. Greenwood l928. (LCL Volume 221) VOLUME VIII. THE VERRINE ORATIONS II: AGAINST VERRES, PART II, BOOKS III-V Translated by L. H. G. Greenwood 1935.(LCL Volume 293) VOLUME IX. PRO LEGE MANILIA. PRO CAECINA. PRO CLUENTIO. PRO RABIRIO PERDUELLIONIS REO Translated by H. Grose Hodge 1927. (LCL Volume 198) VOLUME X. IN CATILINAM I-IV. PRO MURENA. PRO SULLA. PRO FLACCO Translated by C. Macdonald l976. (LCL Volume 324 VOLUME XI. PRO ARCHIA. POST REDITUM IN SENATU. POST REDITUM AD QUIRITES. DE DOMO SUA. DE HARUSPICUM RESPONSIS. PRO CN. PLANCIO Translated by N. H. Watts 1923. (LCL Volume 158 VOLUME XII. PRO SESTIO. IN VATINIUM Translated by R. Gardner 1958 (LCL Volume 309 VOLUME XIII. PRO CAELIO. DE PROVINCIIS CONSULARIBUS. PRO BALBO Translated by R. Gardner 1958. (LCL Volume 447) VOLUME XIV. PRO MILONE. INPISONEM. PRO SCAURO. PRO FONTEIO. PRO RABIRIO POSTUMO. PRO MARCELLO. PRO LIGARIO. PRO REGE DEIOTARO Translated by N. H. Watts 1931/revised 1953 (LCL Volume 252) VOLUME XV. in 2 volumes a and b PHILIPPICS 1-6 and 7-14 (2010) . Edited and translated by D. R. Shackleton Bailey Revised by John T. Ramsey (LCL 189 and 507 ) PHILOSOPHICAL TREATISES 6 Volumes VOLUME XVI. DE RE PUBLICA (On the Republic). DE LEGIBUS (On the Laws) Translated by Clinton W. Keyes (LCL Volume 213) VOLUME XVII. DE FINIBUS (On Ends) Translated by H. Rackham 1914. (LCL Volume 40) VOLUME XVIII. TUSCULAN DISPUTATIONS Translated by J. E. King 1927/revised 1945. (LCL Volume 141) VOLUME XIX. DE NATURA DEORUM (On the Nature of the Gods). ACADEMICA (Academics) Translated by H. Rackham 1933.(LCL Volume 268 VOLUME XX. DE SENECTUTE (On Old Age). DE AMICITIA (On Friendship). DE DIVINATIONE (On Divination) Translated by W. A. Falconer 1923. (LCL Volume 154) VOLUME XXI. DE OFFICIIS (On Duties) Translated by Walter Miller 1913. (LCL Volume 30 D. LETTERS 8 Volumes LETTERS TO ATTICUS 4 Volumes Translated by D.R. Shackleton Bailey D. R. Shackleton Bailey's authoritative edition and translation of the Letters to Atticus is now added to the Loeb Classical Library (replacing an outdated edition); it is a revised version of his Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries edition, and includes many explanatory notes. VOLUME XXII. 1998 (LCL Volume 7 VOLUME XXIII. 1998 (LCL Volume 8 VOLUME XXIV. 1998 (LCL Volume 97 VOLUME XXIX. (LCL Volume 491 LETTERS TO HIS FRIENDS 3 Volumes Translated by W. Glynn Williams VOLUME XXV. BOOKS I-VI l927. (LCL Volume 205 VOLUME XXVI. BOOKS VII-XII 1929. (LCL Volume 216 VOLUME XXVII. BOOKS XIII-XVI 1929. (LCL Volume 230 LETTERS TO HIS BROTHER QUINTUS Translated by W. Glynn Williams 1929 LETTERS TO BRUTUS Translated by M. Cary 1954 HANDBOOK OF ELECTIONEERING. LETTER TO OCTAVIAN Translated by Mary I. Henderson VOLUME XXVIII. (LCL Volume 462) all new hardbacks in fine D/J's.
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CLEMENT-JANIN,
Catalogue Generale
0. 1913. de l'oeuvre d'Edouard Pelletan. Avec un portrait dessine et par P.E.Vibert et deux prefaces, dont une inedite; Paris, Editions d'Art Edouard Pelletan, 1913; [viii], [ii], xxii, 153 pp. with portrait; publisher's printed wrappers; hinges worn, spine and wrappers chipped, with loss at edges, wrappers slightly spotted or marked,contents browned, a few corners slightly turned..
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Book number: IS002033
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Keywords: Ianweb Antiquarian Rare French Literature French Bibliophily Publishing History Printing History Reference Bibliography Fine Printing

 
CLERK, THOMAS,
The Works of William Hogarth
0. 1821. (Including "The Analysis of Beauty"), elucidated by Descriptions Critical, Moral, and Historical .. to which is prefixed Some Account of his Life. Two volumes, London, R.Scholey, 1821; vi, [vi], 203, [iv], 96pp. + " The Analysis of Beauty" with unnumbered pages, with title-page vignettes and 86 plates; nineteenth-century half deep blue morocco over blue marbled boards, blue marbled endpapers, rebacked with matching buckram; slight rubbing to extremities of the boards and one or two small chips, marginal loss to Plate IX, but a well-bound set, professionally repaired, the contents clean. One of several handbooks to the engraved versions of Hogarth's paintings which appeared after his lifetime. Plates 54 and 55 have not been bound in, and the letterpress for "Before and After" implies they may have been deliberately omitted; there is no plate 84, but this is probably not called for, as the letterpress at this point directs the reader to the title-page vignette for the illustration; the numeration of the plates is eccentric, with plates one would expect in the first volume bound [correctly] in the second, but the plates are otherwise complete. The pages of "The Analysis of Beauty" are unnumbered, but page numbers are given in the margins of the text. apparently referring to the pagination of the first edition.This is a very interesting association copy. The front paste-down of each volume bears a decorative bookplate by Provost Blondel (Paris) of a flowery wreath with interwined initials we have not deciphered and the motto "Jamais Cesder". Inscriptions on the bookplates show that the book once belonged to the English author W.Somerset Maugham, and that he gave it as a present to the American writer Glenway Wescott. Wescott, a friend of Katherine Anne Porter and Thornton Wilder as well as of Maugham, was a widely read and admired novelist in the first half of the twentieth century, and lived in Paris for much of his life. He presented this set to the art historian Edgar Wind, who had fled Germany and had posts in the United States in the 1940s (he later became the first Professor of the History of Art at Oxford.) The inscriptions, all written in ink in the margins of the ex-libris, read: "Edgar Wind ex dono Glenway Wescott ex dono W.Somerset Maugham" and "with G.W.'s affection to E.W. - and thanks for his analyses of the spring of 1942 -".
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CRUIKSHANK , GEORGE (ILLUSTRATOR)
The Comic Almanac.
0. An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest. A COMPLETE SET, comprising 19 volumes, all first editions, and in the ORIGINAL WRAPPERS or original flexible cloth, London, Tilt & Bogue [later David Bogue], 1835 - 1853. Over the 19 years of its publication, the Comic Almanac, enjoyed various editors, including the pseudonymous "Rigdum Funnidos", Henry Mayhew, and Robert B. Brough, and experienced a reduction in format from octavo to duodecimo in the years 1848 and 1849. The stiff paper wrappers with designs by Cruikshank finally gave way in 1850 to stiff gilt-decorated cloth-covered wrappers. What never changed was the inclusion of twelve etched plates by George Cruikshank in each issue, as well as black-and-white illustrations in the text by various hands. Larger folding frontispieces, also by Cruikshank, etched and finely coloured by hand, were added from the year 1850. The etchings for "The Comic Almanac" reflect his close observation of Victorian society and those for the earlier issues are considered some of his best work. The spines of the first seven volumes are worn, with a little loss, particularly at head and foot, though the lettering is largely present; the rear wrapper of the 1840 volume is loose; the next six volumes have been very neatly, professionally rebacked using old material, either paper or fine-grained cloth, and match the plain spines of the last volumes' original cloth. There are two or three contemporary ownership entries, and a few pencil entries for 1843. The contents are in good condition, though there is slight spotting and browning to the edges of the plates from 1843 to 1847. It is very rarely that a complete series in the original ephemeral bindings is offered.
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CUSS , TERENCE CAMERER
The English Watch 1585-1970 a Unique Alliance of Art, Design and Inventive Genius
. size: 300 mm x 237 mm. 504pp. 830 coloured illustrations. Splendid hardback in pristine jacket This is the first book to cover all aspects of English watches from every period. Watches represent a fascinating combination of applied art and science and an outstanding contribution to their history and development was made in England. By dividing the watches into six periods, each with its own introduction, the author has been able to provide an admirably clear and comprehensive survey, to describe the pioneering inventions as they were made and to illustrate the distinctive character of the English watch as it evolved. An outline of each period is followed by information on the trade in London and the provinces, watchmakers, case makers, case styles and decoration, dials, hands, characteristics of the mechanisms and timekeeping capabilities. Over 290 watches illustrating these points have been carefully selected from both private and public collections and details have been enlarged to clarify important features. Many of these watches have never been illustrated before. There is an extensive glossary which includes further technical information and, as well as a detailed general index, there are separate indexes of makers and case makers. The author, a dealer for more than forty years, has a lasting enthusiasm for his subject. He is familiar with its many facets and used to providing answers on a wide range of specific questions. This book is intended not only to be a useful guide to those new to the subject but also a valuable point of reference for those already familiar with it. this publication is a major contribution to the genre and will be a standard reference for many years to come.[ British Museum magazine, 2009.] Terence Camerer Cuss, the sixth generation of the family firm Camerer Cuss & Co founded in London in 1788, has been involved in the world of antique watches and clocks all his life. He has been a liveryman of the Clockmakers' Company since 1969. The Antique Collectors' Club first published The Camerer Cuss Book of Antique Watches, a revised and enlarged edition of his father's Country Life Book of Watches, in 1976 and they have reprinted it several times. He moved the business premises from New Oxford Street to St. James's in 1983 where he continued dealing for the next twenty years. He wrote the limited edition catalogue of Lord Sandberg's important collection The Sandberg Watch Collection published by Antiquorum, Geneva in 1998. He has contributed a number of articles to magazines and periodicals, and continues to enjoy his subject, the research and occasional discovery!. (ISBN: 9781851495887) .
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DALZIELL [ED.],
A Round of Days
0. 1866. Described in Original Poems by some of Our Most Celebrated Poets and in Pictures by Eminent Artists engraved by the Brothers Dalziell. London, George Routledge and Sons, 1866; 4to; [xii], 93 numbered leaves, printed on rectos only, with wood-engraved illustrations on nearly every leaf, [ii]pp.; publisher's richly-decorated cloth, spine gilt to an Arabesque design, boards richly gilt with red and blue paper onlays, a.e.g.; skillfully sewn and recased, with new endpapers, short split at head of spine, corners worn with splits, light, mainly marginal foxing (heavier to prelims and title-page), spots to a few pages affecting the image, marginal finger-mark on page 60, early inscription on original yellow front endpaper. Scarce, and would be virtually unobtainable unfoxed and tight in its original binding as issued. Nevertheless a classic, and a high-point in Victorian book illustration and book production. The volume is highly regarded both for its illustrations and for its John Leighton binding, while the authors include William Allingham, Christina Rossetti, George Macdonald, Jean Ingelow, Lady Caroline Norton, Mrs Craik, and the Howitts. "One of the finest of the illustrated gift books" (Gleeson White, p.125]. Ray 153.
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Book number: IS00458
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DOYLE, RICHARD,
The Foreign Tour of Messrs Brown,Jones and Robinson
0. 1867. Being the History of what they saw and did in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Italy. New York, D.Appleton & Co. 1867; 4to; [iv], "80" [actually 79] pages of text with black-and-white lithographic illustrations, printed on one side of each page only; publisher's blue cloth, illustrated and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt; spine professionally repaired, with most of original cloth spine laid down, front free endpaper renewed with old waxed paper; boards bright though minimally stained or discoloured here and there, with two or three slight "bubbles" and spots of wear on corners and one edge, small light-brown marks to lower margin of pages 9, 65 & 66. A good copy, the binding bright and contents generally clean, skillfully repaired. The 49th leaf or page is puzzlingly numbered "49 & 50" in the lithographic plate, so the book was issued with only 79 pages beyond the prelims.
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FREDE, LOTHAR,
Das Klassische Weimar in Medaillen.
0. 1959. Mit 32 Tafeln. [Weimarer Beitraege zur Kunst herausgegeben von der Direktion der Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen in Weimar].Leipzig, Insel-Verlag, 1959; 4to; 168pp. 32 monochrome plates;; publisher's buckram with medallion portrait of Goethe. 600 copies were printed. This was Professor Edgar Wind's copy, with his pencil notes on the front free endpaper. A postcard feom the author to Professor Wind, written on both sides in ink, is loosely inserted. The edition was of 600 copies.
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Keywords: Ianweb Goethe Weimar Medallions Medals Insel-Verlag German History German Literature Clasical Weimar Numismatics

 
GEIGER, BENNO,
Alessandro Magnasco.
0. 1914. Berlin, Paul Cassirer, 1914. small folio; xxiv, 76 plates [with 77 illustrations], each preceded by a page of caption; publisher's printed wrappers; a few spots to edges, otherwise a very good copy. Apparently the first attempt ever to unite the scattered oeuvre of this Italian baroque master, reprinting Ratti's LIfe of Magnasco [in Italian] in the prefatory material. For Geiger, the artist puts 'sein unerhoertes, durch die Erfindung lediglich bedingtes Koennen in den Dienst des Ausdrucks; und leitet ueber, vorTiepolo, vor Guardi oder Goya, zu jenem umgepfluegten Erdreich, darinnen wir die Wurzel der modernen Malerei erkennen.'.
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Book number: IS00848
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 49.25 US$ 57.93 | JP¥ 6326]
Catalogue: Italian
Keywords: Ianweb Art History Baroque 17th Century German Antiquarian Rare Illustated Italian

 
GOECKE, THEODOR ET AL.,
Die Kunstdenkmaler Von Stadt Und Dom Brandenburg.
0. 1912. Mit 2 Karten, 84 Tafeln, 314 Abbildungen im Text [Die Kunstdenkmaler der Provinz Brandenburg Band II, Teil 3]. Berlin, 1912; cxviii, 388pp. with 2 coloured folding maps [one in pocket at the end, plates and plans, some in colour, some folding, and illustrations in the text; publisher's cloth in imitation of half mock-vellum, top edges red; spine a little used, very occasional foxing, rear board sometime slighty affected by damp, folding map at the end a little split along one fold.
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Book number: IS00537
GBP 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 65.75 US$ 77.24 | JP¥ 8434]
Catalogue: Medieval
Keywords: Ianweb Ian German History German Topography Art History Travel Medieval Renaissance Architecture

 
GREENAWAY, KATE,
A Day in a Child's Life
0. 1881. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway. Music by Myles B. Foster. London: George Routledge and Sons, n.d.[1881]; 4to. 32 pp, with illustrations throughout printed by Edmund Evans; original illustrated cloth-backed glazed-paper-covered boards, green edges to pages; boards a little age-stained, with a small light brown stain at bottom of front board and a small ink stain in top margin of rear board, edges rubbed, corners worn, contents very good. First edition, with sunflower heads on the front cover having orange centrs, on the back having yellow centres.The finely-printed illustartions mainly show children, flowers, and garden scenes.
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Book number: IS002362
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Catalogue: Ian
Keywords: Ianweb Children's Books Picture Books Children's Illustrated Books Victorian Art Children's Songs

 
HAKER, RICHARD STRUVE,
Hoelderlin.
0. 1942. Tribut einer Ehrfurcht. Bogota, 1942; 124 pp. with frontispiece portrait; 23 x 18 cm.; publisher's printed wrappers reproducing the same portrait as the frontispiece; largely unopened; neat repair to verso of wrapper. A very rare tribute to Hoelderlin published by in war-time exile. The first part of the book (about half the contents) narrates "Hoelderlin's Leben", in prose. The second part consists of "Sonette und Balladen" by Haker on Hoelderlin-related themes. This work was printed, in Colombia, at the end of 1942, in anticipation of the 100th anniversary of Hoelderlin's death. To quote the blurb on the wrapper: " Sie erinnert an das Ewige des Deutschtums, an das, was alle Zeiten und Alle fluechtigen Wechsel uebedauert: an das, was man die unsterbliche Seele des deutschen Volkes nennen koennte. In der biographischen Skizze findet der Leser sich unter deutschen Menschen, in den Versen erscheinen ihm alle die seelischen Zuege deutschen Wesens, die uns als wertvoll und als unverlierbar gelten .. Solche deutsche Art, wie sie Hoelderlin kennzeichnet, wuerde in unseren Tagen unter gleich tragischem Stern stehen, und so mag es wohl geschehen, dass ein jeder von uns in diesem Dichterleben ein wenig seines eigenen Lebens, seiner eigenen Wuensche, Hoffnungen und Enttaeuschungen wiederfindet ..".
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Keywords: Ianweb German Romanticism Rare Modern German Literature Deutsche Exil-Literatur German Exile Literature

 
HALL, FAIRFAX,
Paintings and Drawings By Harold Gilman
0. 1965. and Charles Ginner in the Collection of Edward Le Bas. Privately printed, London, 1965. This work consiists of a large half green morocco portfolio (approximately 50.5 x 40 cm.) containing a printed title-page and 36 colour reproductions, together with a smaller 50-page book of text (with the same title), similarly bound, in cream buckram boards backed with green morocco, which fits into a specially-engineered space on the inside of the portfolio's front board. Both text and reproductions were printed by Fairfax Hall at his own press, on specially-made papers by Alex Cowan And Sons and by W.S.Hodgkinson and Co.; the types were cast by Fairfax Hall from matrices designed by Eric Gill; the bindings are by W.T.Morrell and Co. The whole edition was limited to 105 sets. This is number 44. The spine of the portfolio is lightly stained, the boards lightly spotted, with a pale water-stain on the front board that also reaches part of the morocco on the front. A very good copy. [postge or carriage on this large portfolio would exceed postage rates for standard books].
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Book number: IS002363
GBP 575.00 [Appr.: EURO 629.5 US$ 740.2 | JP¥ 80828]
Catalogue: Art
Keywords: Ianweb Art History Twentieth Century Art Harold Gilman Charles Ginner the Camden Town Group Private Press Privately Printed Typgraphy Limited Editions Illustrated Books Prints

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