First editions, manuscripts, colored plate books, original drawings

Robert Seymour, Thackeray, George Cruikshank, Leech, Tenniel, H.K. Browne (Phiz), Walter Crane, Phil May ; English & American literature ; from the collection of the late Dr. Ellsworth Eliot and other sources, including the collections of Jonas Bikoff, Samuel D. Steinberg.
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First edition of this superb atlas, with double-folio plates, containing colored maps and charts, tinted lithographs after original photographs, and line drawings of equipment, uniforms, insignia, and flags.

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One of the most scarce and desirable Rackham titles. A facsimile of the Original Edition of One of copies specially bound. San Francisco: John Windle Publishing Company, First published by the California State Viticultural Association in and printed by the renowned San Francisco firm of Edward Bosqui and Co.

The illustrations are reproduced from the first color illustrations of. About this Item: Phaidon in Association with the British Library, Oxford, Illuminated Manuscripts (illustrator). small 4to. paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 96 pages. First edition.

Origins and making, and later history of the Lindisfarne Gospels (8th century), with a chapter comparing the illumination of the Lindisfarne Gospels to that of several more or less contemporary manuscripts. Gothic Illuminated Manuscripts Emma Pirani - A wonderful treatment of Europe's beautiful Gothic manuscripts, this first edition, first printing is a fine, clean and tight copy, profusely illustrated throughout with 69 full-color g is gray boards, with bright gilt lettering to the spine.

Harry Elkins Widener received a Dickens first edition from his mother. She gave him many of the most expensive items in his collection, including the first four folios of Shakespeare, and, for his 19th birthday inmore than $18, worth of color-plate books.

Original Ink Wash Drawing of Mr. Nat Goodwin. c Original Illustrations. An original ink wash drawing inscribed with name of the subject and signed by Max. Not dated, but from the early s.

Nathaniel Goodwin () was a leading American actor and vaudevillian, also known for his colorful personal life. It was the first scientific French original drawings book and the first book using dichotomous keys. The book incorporates 8 uncolored plates showing small illustrations of plants and their parts.

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A sale catalogue of fifty-two important early manuscripts, including many illuminated books of hours, breviaries, missals and an unusual illuminated English prayer scroll dating from Well illustrated, with many plates in full color. Price list loosely inserted. Full text of "Original manuscripts and drawings by the late Benson J.

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FIRST EDI-TION. $55, FIRST EDITION of one of the most beautiful color-plate books of Italian scenes ever printed, with one map and 92 accomplished and beautifully hand-colored aquatint plates of Sicilian views. (CJW) 9.

GERNING, BARON JOHANN ISAAC VON. A PICTURESQUE TOUR ALONG THE RHINE. (London, ) FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, First. An early subscriber's copy of John James Audubon's "Double Elephant Folio" – incomparably the most important and most beautiful color-plate book ever published. The watermarks of the first ten images identify this copy as one of the first Audubon received a subscription for.

This is an unusually Author: Selby Kiffer. Divided by format (e.g., "Illumination," "Bindings," "Documentary Manuscripts," "Poetry and Experimental Typography"), each section offers about 10 examples in the form of full-page color plates, each faced by detailed discussion of the technology, purpose, and practitioner who yielded the reproduced work.5/5(1).

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VERY FINE CONTEMPORARY EMERALD GREEN MOROCCO, GILT, covers framed in the Romantic style with multiple plain and decorative gilt rules, and foliate rolls in gilt and in blind, raised bands, spine compartments densely gilt, with fleuron centerpieces surrounded by.

First edition of this wonderful book, a rare set in the original fifteen parts in printed wrappers. It is a triumph of color printing - the plates were printed by Firmin-Didot of Paris.

Quite aside from its simple and elegant visual appeal, with all the plates in bold flat colors, many with gold, the book has great value to the historian.

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quarto, pictorial wrappers. 80 pp., followed by 8 pp. of color plates printed recto only.Color-Plate Books. An American color-plate rarity and one of just eight copies known of this issue, the New York edition of George Catlin’s North American Indian Portfolio was pirated from the English edition by New York lithographer James Ackerman, whose aim was to garner recognition for American artists and to encourage continuing the.Eastern Indian manuscript painting [Rajatananda Das Gupta] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A very good+ copy, boards lightly rubbed, internally near fine, in a soiled, edgeworn, but still good dust jacket. First edition. Cloth. 4to. xv.