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John Leech. His Life and Work.
London: Richard Bentley, 1891. 2 volume set, 8 3/4 inches tall. A stunning full morocco binding in the Art Nouveau style, by Wood. With gilt raised bands and floral gilt tooling to the panels, boards and dentelles. Gilt top edges. With the bookplate of Leonard Matthews. Embellished with 170 illustrations, both full page and vignettes including 67 extra illustrations, the vast majority of the extra illustrated images being coloured.More details Price: £1,500.00
The English School. A Series of the Most Approved Productions in Painting and Sculpture; Executed by British Artists.
London: Charles Tilt, 1831. 4 volume set, 7 inches tall. A splendid little early Victorian full morocco with fine gilt tooling to the panels and boards. All edges gilt. Containing 288 line engravings representing the works of British Artists.More details Price: £380.00
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