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Rowlandson The Caricaturist.
London: Chatto and Windus, 1880. 2 volume set, 11 inches tall. An extraordinary set in full morocco in the distinctive binding created for the great bibliophile, Henry Arthur Johnstone. With gilt titles and Tragedy and Comedy (Melpomene & Thalia) mask centre tools to the spine and his swashbuckling crest on the upper boards together with the masks. Pigskin blind tooled endpapers and gilt top edges. With around 400 illustrations descriptive of Rowlandson's life and times.More details Price: £850.00
The Life of Benvenuto Cellini Written By Himself.
New York: 1906. 2 volume set, 9.5 inches tall. A magnificent binding by the Bretano's Bindery. With gilt raised bands and exceptionally fine gilt tooling to the spine and boards. Gilt dentelles and top edges. Full page illustrations.More details Price: £600.00
Anecdotes of Painting in England.
London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1888. 3 volume set, 9.25 inches tall. A most handsome set with gilt raised bands, twin labels and delicate gilt tooling to the panels. A revised edition with full page engraved portraits throughout. A splendid neat set.More details Price: £350.00
Gems of English Art
London: Routledge, 1869. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. A magnificent binding by RAMAGE. With gilt raised bands and fine gilt tooling to the spine, boards and dentelles. All edges gilt. With 24 colour plates printed by Leighton brothers. With a leather prize bookplate and gilt prize block on the lower board.More details Price: £350.00