Koln: Taschen, (2001), First Edition. octavo, pictorial wrappers. 191pp. Taschen, Text in English, German, and French. A short biography of Redoute with 163 pages of beautiful full-color illustrations of Redoute's roses. With an index. Very fine. Item #15369
Boston: David R. Godine, (2002), First American Edition. oblong octavo, pictorial boards. (128)pp. David R. Godine, Chosen and introduced by Judy Taylor. A selection of letters, envelopes, and illustrations by Ardizzone, one of England's most beloved artists and illustrators, from 1935 to 1968. Illustrations with text in color and black... Item #15456
BENTLEY, G. E., Jr.
New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1971, First Edition. quarto, pictorial wrappers. (69), followed by 30 plates. The Pierpont Morgan Library, Introduction by Charles Ryskamp. Extensively illustrated in black and white. Spine slightly faded, else a fine, clean copy. Item #25997
University Park; New York: Penn State University Press; Morgan Library & Museum, 2015, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 264 pp. Penn State University Press; Morgan Library & Museum, The great painter Henri Matisse was also a great book illustrator. A pioneering member of the Fauves, a supreme colorist... Item #27179
New York: Beil, (1983), First American Edition. large octavo, brown boards in dust jacket. (144)pp. Beil, Eric Ravilious was one of the best painters to emerge between the wars - and one of the great original wood-engravers, surpassed only by Thoms Bewick himself. His work was wide-ranging and multifaceted, and... Item #294
London: Patrick Hardy Books, (1983), First Edition. quarto, boards in dust jacket. 48pp. Patrick Hardy Books, Illustrated with Ardizzone Christmas cards. Beginning in 1932, in an edition of 20, Ardizzone sent hand produced Christmas cards to family and close friends. They continued in small, special runs until 1972, when they... Item #191
CRAIG, Edward Gordon.
London: J. M. Dent, (1930), First Edition. octavo, blue buckram. (x), 252 pp. J. M. Dent, Bookplate on front pastedown. Binding slightly cocked, buckram color dull at extremities.Illustrated. Item #21631
(Princeton): Princeton University Press, (2000), First American Edition. small quarto, pictorial paper wrappers. 80pp. Princeton University Press, Hogarth was one of the most famous, innovative and influential artists of the 18th century. This new survey provides an account of his creative personality through a discussion of aspects of 18th century... Item #14458
Norwich, VT; New York: Impermanent Press; Grolier Club, 2015, First Edition. large octavo, pictorial wrappers. 160 pp. Impermanent Press; Grolier Club, Preface and introductory essay by Robert Dance, followed by a complete "Bibliography of the Book Illustrations of Lynd Ward." Includes bibliography and index. Published to accompany the exhibition "Illustrated... Item #25380
Winchester: St. Paul's, 1991, Second edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 383pp. St. Paul's, The contents include books and pamphlets written by Gill, books and periodicals to which he contributed and books and other publications which he specifically illustrated with wood engravings, title pages, initial letters or tail pieces; also... Item #3858
GOREY, Edward, illustrator.
Boston: Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, 1995, octavo, pictorial wrappers, stapled. (20) pp. Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, Exhibition brochure listing the ABAA members who were in attendance, their specialties and a layout of the booths. The front wrapper includes a 4 3/4" x 3 3/4" full color Edward Gorey... Item #27238
GROSSMAN, Carol P.
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2017, First Edition. quarto, pattern boards and cloth. xii, 276 pp. Oak Knoll Press, George Macy started the Limited Editions Club with backing from investors in the heyday of the stock market of 1929. After enlisting founding subscribers and collaborators and preparing the initial... Item #26469
HARRIES, Meirion and Susan.
(London): Michael Joseph / Imperial War Museum / The Tate Gallery, (1983), First Edition. quarto, blue cloth. (xiii), (310) pp. Michael Joseph / Imperial War Museum / The Tate Gallery, "...the first comprehensive account of the British offical war art schemes from their beginnings in 1916 to the recent Falklands... Item #27641
HORNUNG, Clarence P. (editor).
Will Bradley. His Graphic Art. A collection of his posters, illustrations, typographic designs, and decorations.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc. (1974), First Edition. tall octavo, pictorial wrappers. (xxxvi); illustrations unpaginated. Dover Publications, Inc., Bradley was one of the few American artists to master the exciting Art Nouveau style experimenting with type faces, decorative illustrations, layouts and print producing posters, advertisements, book designs, and magazine covers... Item #27465
(Stowmarket): Unicorn Press, 1994, First Edition. octavo, brown cloth in dust jacket. (xii), 212 pp. Unicorn Press, The autobiography of a man of many and diverse talents - illustrator, typographer, wartime camouflage artist, author, sailor, boat restorer and collector of pottery. Illustrated. Very fine in very fine jacket which is... Item #26622
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1967, First Edition. octavo, wrappers rebound in black cloth. 30 pp. of text followed by unpaginated illustrations. Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Very fine. Item #25702
New Castle; Pinner, Middlesex: Oak Knoll Press; Private Libraries, 2016, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 328 pp. Oak Knoll Press; Private Libraries, The Book and Periodical Illustrations of Arthur Hughes is the first detailed account of the work of this somewhat neglected Pre-Raphaelite artist between 1855 and 1913... Item #25998
PATTEN, Robert L., (editor).
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1974, First Edition. octavo, wrappers. 258pp. Princeton University Press, Wrappers issue. Illustrated with 44 plates. A reexamination of Cruikshank' s contributions to 19th century British Society, literary culture as well as political and social culture through satire. Front wrapper caricature of Cruikshank by Ronald Searle. New. Item #9814
PAYNE, Matthew and James Payne.
Paul Holbertson Publishing, 2011, First Edition. quarto, boards in dust jacket. 436 pp. Paul Holbertson Publishing, This gripping story of one of the great graphic satirists and watercolor artists of the British School is based upon new research. Rowlandson kept no diary, wrote few letters, and appears only infrequently in... Item #23605
Boston: Godine, (1995), octavo, boards in dust jacket. Godine, Illustrated. Expanding ont he work of Evan Gill in The Inscriptional Work of Eric Gill: An Inventory, this listing adds more than 180 new items. Notes give the locations, sizes, dates, architects and craftsmen. Appendices list Pupils or Assistants, 1906-1940; Locations... Item #8770
PETERSON, William S.
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2013, First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. xviii, 123 pp. Oak Knoll Press, Ethel Reed (1874-1912) is one of the most elusive figures in the history of American graphic design. Born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, she moved in the 1890s to Boston, where, while... Item #23007
SIMON, Oliver and Julius Rodenberg.
London: Peter Davies Limited, 1928, First Edition. folio, boards and cloth. (176)pp. Peter Davies Limited, Editor's Note: "The specimens in this book have been selected not so much to represent every publisher, printer and illustrator of distinction in each country, but rather to endeavour (within a necessarily limited compass) to... Item #27671
SOUTER, Nick and Stuart Newman.
(London): Macdonald Orbis, (1988), First Edition. folio, cloth. (320)pp. Macdonald Orbis, With a foreword by John Hegarty. A visual history of advertising art is presented from the 1850's when newspapers and magazines and household products all began to advertise with graphics as well as words. Working decade by decade, the... Item #7429
New York: Hacker Art Books, 1975, Reprint of the 1935 first edition. octavo, black cloth stamped in white. Hacker Art Books, "What has been essayed here is to give a general review of the period, an introduction to a vast and pleasant subject, and a record of much that has... Item #22931