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ZORN, Anders. SALAMAN, Malcolm C. [Editor] Modern Masters of Etching. Anders Zorn. Introduction by Malcolm C. Salaman.
The Studio,. 1925. Landscape folio, pp.(4)8; 12 tipped-in plates with captioned tissue guards; original blue boards, paper label; rubbed with neat repair at head of backstrip but rather better preserved than often found. (Book ref. 15118) £18.00
WILLEMENT, Thomas. [Editor] A Roll of Arms of the reign of Richard the Second.
William Pickering,. 1834. FIRST EDITION, 4to., 100 copies printed; pp.(4)x,64; hand-coloured lithographic frontispiece showing nine coats of arms; title in red & black; well printed with large margins on 'Jellyman 1831' wove paper; a good uncut copy in original blue cloth, paper label (worn), sometime neatly re-backed retaining original backstrip; inscribed 'The arms of my ancestor "Mons. John Cokayne" are depicted in the plate.' G[eorge] E[dward] C[ockayne]'; 1899 sepia ex libris of Frederic Cattle and later ownership stamp of Lord Cullen of Ashbourne. Porter 634 notes 25 large paper & 100 standard copies were printed; Keynes refers, p.95. Some copies were issued without the frontispiece. 14pp. 'Proposal for a Publication of the Scrope and Grosvenor Roll', [printed by Bentley for Sir Harris Nicolas in 1832], lightly creased, bound in at end. (Book ref. 15178) £135.00
WHITTINGTON PRESS. TURNER, Jim. Other Days. Poems. with nine wood-engravings by Miriam Macgregor.
The Whittington Press,. 1979. FIRST EDITION, no. XI of XXV specials, signed by author & artist with an additional set of artist's proofs of the engravings; 2vols., pp.32; 9 vignette wood-engravings; original cloth-backed decorated boards, paper label, with uniformly bound accompanying folder of 9 proofs, each signed by the artist; a fine set in matching slip-case. (Book ref. 15112) £220.00
WHISTLER, Laurence. Scenes and Signs on Glass.
The Cupid Press,. 1985. FIRST EDITION, no.485 of 1200 copies, signed by the artist; lg.8vo., pp.30(2) + errata; 83 plates; very good in original gilt-decorated silk & pictorial dust-wrapper. Errata slip laid in: 'The Cupid Press apologizes for the misprint that occurs in the heading to page 13. (It would be page 13 - wouldn't it!)' (Book ref. 15107) £65.00
WEISSENBORN, Hellmuth. The Joyful Year. An Anthology From the Garden of English Poetry and Prose. Decorated with Wood Engravings of Flowers Plants & Fruits by H. Weissenborn.
The Acorn Press,. 1947. FIRST EDITION, pp.94; 12 full-page and numerous vignette & border engravings in green or russet; a good copy of this early work in original grey cloth. (Book ref. 15130) £8.00
WATTS, Isaac. The Christian Doctrine of the Trinity... With their Divine Rights and Honors Vindicated By plain Evidence of Scripture, without the Aid or Incumbrance of Human Schemes.
Printed for J. Clark, at the Bible and Crown in the Poultry near Cheapside... 1722. FIRST EDITION, 12mo., pp.xvi,258 + advert. leaf; neat ownership signature of 'Isaac Smith 1802' at head of title; later signature & small (19thC?) stamp of 'S. John de Sepulchre Norwich' on pastedown A nice copy in contemporary panelled calf, extremities worn but sound, upper board neatly re-hinged. Chiefly remembered for his hymnns, Watts' several educational and philosophical works were highly regarded by his contemporaries while his 'Horae Lyricae' earned him a place with Johnson's Poets. (Book ref. 15080) £110.00
VIRGIL, Publius Maro. The Eclogues. Translated into English verse by C.S. Calverley. With an introduction by Moses Hadas and drawings by Vertès.
The Heritage Press, New York,. 1960. Lg.4to., pp.xxviii,96; vignette & full-page colour-wash line-drawings throughout; a very good copy of this delightful edition in original cloth-backed decorated boards; backstrip a little faded. (Book ref. 15117) £15.00
TYTLER, M[argaret] Fraser. My Boy's Second Book.
Harvey and Darton,. [1842] FIRST EDITION, 130 x 105mm, pp.(6)199; 24pp. publisher's catalogue bound in at end; frontispiece & seven other wood-engraved plates (four after Gilbert); illustrations lightly foxed, otherwise a very nice copy in handsome deluxe publisher's morocco elaborately blocked in gold with rococo design, all edges gilt. Well printed in large type by Joseph Rickerby. Darton (G960) records a decorated cloth binding but not this deluxe version. Ownership inscriptions of 'William Durant Buttemer with love from his Aunt... 7th Janry. 1852' and 'gertrude Emily Mary Buttemer May 13th 1867'. (Book ref. 15091) £45.00
TILLOTSON, Geoffrey And Kathleen. Mid-Victorian Studies.
The Athlone Press,. 1965. FIRST EDITION, pp.x,335; very good in dust-wrapper, review slip laid in. George Eliot, Clough, Arnold, Newman, Harriet Mosley, The Heir or Redclyffe, &c. (Book ref. 15186) £10.00
TAYLOR, Lieut-Commander J.E. Northern Escort.
George Allen and Unwin Ltd.,. 1945 pp.127(1); half-tone frontispiece, a very good copy in lightly rubbed dust-wrapper. (Book ref. 14051) £15.00
TAMBIMUTTU [Editor] Poetry London / Apple Magazine. No.2
Poetry London,. 1982. FIRST EDITION. 4to., pp.94; large fold-out poster poem (750 x 245mm) 'Hands' by Bryan Guiness, illustrated by John Piper who also designed the cover; 45rpm vinyl recording of Robin Williamson's 'Song of Mabon' in sleeve at end; very good in pictorial card covers. Also includes: Laurence Durrell's 'From the Elephant's Back'; George Barker, Elizabeth Jennings, Iris Murdoch, Brian Patten, Alan Sillitoe, R.S. Thomas, &c., &c. (Book ref. 15167) £20.00
SUTHERLAND, Graham. APOLLINAIRE, Guillaume. Le Bestiaire ou Cortege d'Orphee.
Marlborough Fine Art,. 1979. FIRST EDITION, lg.8vo., pp.(88); 17 colour plates & sepia text illustrations throughout; a nice copy of this well-produced catalogue in original printed card wrappers. (Book ref. 15098) £20.00
SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. RILEY, Derek [Illustrates] Ode to the West Wind. With two other poems. [With three Original Wood-Engravings by Derek Riley.]
The Celnius Press [Cullen]. 1976. No.70 of 120 copies, signed by the printer/artist; pp.(20); one full-page & two vignette engravings; printed in sepia on Glastonbury Antique Laid paper in 14pt Caslon italic; a very good copy of this attractive piece in original printed rose card wrapper. (Book ref. 15154) £25.00
SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. HUTTON, Clarke [Illustrator] The Sensitive Plant. Drawings by Clarke Hutton.
The Penmiel Press, Esher,. 1989. No.23 of 65 copies printed on '1804 W.C. Letter Paper', pp.34 + colophon; mounted colour frontis. portrait, title device & four full-page abstract designs by Hutton printed in several single colours; fine in original printed patterned-paper boards & slip-case. Having 'discovered a small quantity of paper watermarked 1804, the idea of using it to print a piece... from the period led him to Shelley's The Sensitive Plant, written in 1820. To illustrate a poem is a hazardous undertaking, but Burrett's solution was an abstract design which leaves the reader free to interpret both text and drawings to his own understanding.' Wilfried Onzea, Edward Burrett and the Penmiel Press. (Book ref. 15142) £65.00
SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS. SHAKESPEARE, William, & others. The Phoenix and Turtle by William Shakespeare, John Marston, George Chapman, Ben Jonson and others. Edited by Bernard H. Newdigate.
Oxford,. 1937. One of only 50 copies printed on hand-made paper; pp.xxiv,31; frontispiece, facsimile title, type ornaments in text, limitation slip at front; a fine copy in original holland-backed decorated boards & lightly soiled dust-wrapper, printed in red & black, uncut & unopened. Ridler 81 - special issue. Rogerson 143b. (Book ref. 15170) £40.00
SANDON, Eric. A View into the Village. A Study in Suffolk Building. Photography by Helen and Eric Sandon.
Terence Dalton,. 1969. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.135; 15 sketch-maps, full- & half-page illustrations throughout; a very good copy in dust-wrapper. Fourteen illustrated essays on: Chelmondiston, Orford, Middleton, Peasenhall, Stradbroke, Earl Soham, Coddenham, Stratford St Mary, Stoke-by-Nayland, Monks Eleigh, Hartest, Euston, Walsham-le-Willows & Woolpit. (Book ref. 15088) £8.00
ROSS, Sir E. Denison. [Editor] Sir Anthony Sherley and his Persian Adventure. Including some Contemporary Narratives relating thereto. The Broadway Travellers.
Routledge,. 1933. Pp.xxxviii,293 + 8pp. publisher's list of the Broadway Travellers series; frontis. portrait from the engraving of 1601, seven other plates & two maps; a good copy in original buckram, backstrip uniformly faded, (Book ref. 15126) £35.00
ROHSE, Otto. Einhundert Holzstiche. Cent Gravures sur bois. One Hundred Wood Engravings.
Offizin Paul Hartung, Hamburg,. 1991. Folio, no.622 of 1400 copies, signed (!) by Rohse; pp.230; title vignette, half-tone portrait & 100 full-page illustrations; very good in original pictorial stiff paper wrappers. Introductory essay by Eva-Maria Hanebutt-Benz in German, French & English. (Book ref. 15165) £85.00
REINER, Imre. Grafika. Modern Design for Advertising and Printing.
Zollikofer & Co., St. Gall, Switzerland,. 1947. First English Edition, 4to., pp.(120); printed in red & black with 120 illustrations & facsimiles; a sound copy in lightly rubbed & bumped original printed boards, dust-wrapper worn. Ex Libris Walter W. Stone. (Book ref. 15121) £15.00
RAVILIOUS, Tirzah. The Wood-Engravings of Tirzah Ravilious. Compiled by Anne Ullmann with recollections by Henry Swanzy and Robert Harling.
Gordon Fraser,. 1987. FIRST EDITION, no.391 of 1000 copies; folio, pp.48; 42 wood-engravings, the majority full-page; a fine copy in original stiff patterned paper wrappers after the artist's design for the Golden Cockerel 'Heartsease & Honesty' of 1935. A beautiful production, designed by Peter Guy. (Book ref. 15116) £85.00