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A Catalogue of Portraits and Other Works of Art in the Possession of the American Philosophical Society.

By: American Philosophical Society.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, American Philosophical Society, 1961.: 1961

Seller ID: BL1156

FIRST EDITION. Series: Memoirs of the APS Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge, Vol. 54. 8vo. viii, 173 pp. 59 illustrations, including color frontis. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket; small corner tears to jacket, else fine. Burndy bookplate. First Edition. View more info

Domestic Architecture in Rural France; Sketches in Lithograph, Drypoint, pencil and Wash, of Small Châteaux, Farms, Town Houses, Cottages, Manoirs, Windmills, Gates, Doorways, Details, etc.,. from Burgundy, Auvergne, Provence, Normandy, Brittany and the Touraine.

By: CHAMBERLAIN, Samuel (1895-1975).

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York:, The Architectural Book Publishing Co., Paul Wenzel & Maurice Krakow, 1928.: 1928

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: LV1742

Folio. vii pp. Title leaf, 55 plates plus an ORIGINAL DRYPOINT ETCHING SIGNED BY SAMUEL CHAMBERLAIN; plates lii and liv with small marginal piece torn away (not affecting image). Decoratively printed chemise, black cloth-backed boards, original ribbon ties; probably rebacked, but not recently: spine faded, head tear (repaired), extremities a bit worn. Burndy bookplate. A beautiful book - SIGNED by artist. Very good. Complete copies of this portfolio are scarce. Very good. WITH THE ORIGINAL DRYPOINT ETCHING SIGNED BY CHAMBERLAIN. "Chamberlain was born in Iowa in 1895 and raised in the stat... View more info

Catalogue of a Collection of Miniatures by Richard Cosway, R.A. And contemporary Miniaturists. Illustrated by Photographs of the Originals, in the possession of Edward Joseph, Esq

By: Cosway, Richard (1742-1821)

Price: $750.00

Publisher: [no place]:, For Private Circulation Only: 1883

Seller ID: AA3308

Condition: Folio. [32] ff. Frontispiece and 26 full-page mounted original photographic plates; hint of waterstaining to top edge (with rela

[no place]:: For Private Circulation Only. 1883. hardcover. Folio. [32] ff. Frontispiece and 26 full-page mounted original. photographic plates; hint of waterstaining to top edge (with related. rippling). Original half brown morocco, marbled boards, morocco. corners, raised bands, gilt spine title, a.e.g., bound by J.. Leighton, Brewer St. [stamp on front fly-leaf]; neat minor repairs to. extremities, corners a bit worn. Inscribed on the title-page: “With. Mr. Edward Joseph’s Kindest regards, New York 22, Dec. [18]83.”. Bookplate of John Nolty (1851-1930)[“The Love of Books, the Golden... View more info

The Art of Water-Drawing, Published by Henry Brome, at the Gun in Ivie Lane London 1659 and 1660, with introduction and diagram by Rhys Jenkins.


Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Newcomen Society, 1930.: 1930

Seller ID: BL3263

Facsimile reprint. [Series]: Newcomen Society for the Study of the History of Engineering and Technology, Extra Publication no. 2. 8vo. xv, [8], 41, [2] pp. Frontis. Black-stamped cream boards with paper label. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. Reprint from ". . .One of the earliest works by an English writer concerning the apparatus for the raising of water, and perhaps the first attempt at the classification and analysis of such machines. . ." - Christies (Sale 1201 lot 50). View more info

Perspective: Fundamentals, Controversials, History.


Price: $60.00

Publisher: Nieuwkoop:, B. de Graaf, 1964.: 1964

Seller ID: S11088

8vo. 159 pp. Gilt-stamped green cloth. Bookplate. Fine. View more info

Shadows, the Depiction of Cast Shadows in Western Art. A Companion Volume to an Exhibition at the National Gallery.


Price: $25.00

Publisher: London:, National Gallery Publications, (1995).: 1995

Seller ID: BL3634

ISBN: 1857090918

8vo. 64 pp. Profusely illus., including color, name index. Gilt-stamped black cloth, dust jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 1857090918 Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for Catalogo del Museo Dell'Opera del Duomo. Nuova Edizione. Ampliata ed Arricchita di Documenti.

Catalogo del Museo Dell'Opera del Duomo. Nuova Edizione. Ampliata ed Arricchita di Documenti.

By: Museo dell'Opera del Duomo; POGGI Giovanni (ed.).

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Firenze:, Barbera, 1904.: 1904

Seller ID: BL1255

Small 8vo. 78, [2] pp. Plates, index. Printed wrappers; extremities worn, pieces of spine missing. Fair. Rare. View more info

L'Arte Vetraria 1612.

By: NERI, Antonio (1576-1614).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: (Milan):, Edizioni Il Polifilo, (1980).: 1980

Seller ID: BL3162

ISBN: 8870504042

Series: Libri Rari; Collezioni di ristampe con nuovi apparati, IV. 8vo. lxvii, 114, lxxxvii-xcviii pp. Illus. (1 double-page), glossary, index. Boards, green printed dust-jacket; jacket extremities chipped. Burndy bookplate, gift of Bern Dibner. Very good. Printed at the Stamperia Valdonega. Facsimile of this Florentine classic on the art of glass making; with supporting essay (Italian and English, translated by Mirella Pellegrini). ISBN: 8870504042 View more info

Twenty-Four Portraits. With Critical Appreciations by Various Hands.


Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, George Allen & Unwin, (1920).: 1920

Seller ID: BL1734

8vo. [54] ff. Plates. Quarter beige cloth with gray paper boards, printed paper cover and spine labels. Burndy bookplate. Very good. Limited Edition of 2000 copies. Includes Beerbohm, Cobden-Sanderson, Conrad, Gide, Haldane, Thomas Hardy, Housman, Shaw, H. G. Wells and others. View more info

Portraits of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

By: [Bodleian Library]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford:, Bodleian Library, (1952).: 1952

Seller ID: B2098

Series: Bodleian Picture Book, No. 6. Thin 8vo. 7 pp. 23 plates. Printed color wrappers. Very good. View more info

La Belle Histoire de la Fee Elictricite de Raoul Dufy.

By: [DUFY, Raoul] Bernard DORIVAL.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris:, La Palme, (1953).: 1953

Seller ID: S11090

8vo. 29 pp. 12 illustrations (one folding, 3 in color). Printed wrappers; spine faded and slightly torn. Very good. View more info

La camera degli Sposi del Magntegna a Mantova. Testo di Luigi Coletti con un'appendice di Ettore Camesasca.

By: [MANTEGNA, Andrea] COLETTI, Luigi.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: (Milan):, Rizzoli, (1959).: 1959

Seller ID: LV1801

Large folio (407 x 340 mm) 73 pp. 92 text images (most in color, tipped in), 30 color plates (plates 1-4 as a folding panorama), 4 index images, paper watermarked "Istitito Grafico Bertieri Milano". Cream cloth boards, brown-stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket, cloth-covered slipcase; short tears to jacket without loss. Thirteen plates from the 1971 Olivetti calendar are loosely inserted. Very good. This deluxe art volume, Grandi Monografie d'Arte a cura di Paolo Lecaldano, is a scholarly and detailed examination of Mantegna's decorative artwork, The Camera picta ("painted... View more info

Drawings: Major Acquisitions of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1924-1974.

By: [Pierpont Morgan Library].

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York:, (The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1974).: 1974

Seller ID: BL3066

4to. xxx, 103 pp. 50 illus., index. Gilt-stamped charcoal printed wrappers, decorative endpapers. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 875980449 View more info

Giovanni Battista Piranesi: Drawing in the Pierpont Morgan Library. With a Foreword by Charles Ryskamp.

By: [PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778)] STAMPFLE, Felice.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Dover, in association with the Pierpont Morgan Library, (1978).: 1978

Seller ID: BL2560

ISBN: 0486237141

4to. xxxiv, 121 pp. Profusely illustrated (including frontis.). Printed wrappers. Bookplate of the Burndy Library. Very good. ISBN: 0486237141 View more info

The Work of J. Gregory Wiggins, Woodcarver. Catalogue of an Exhibition Held in February and March 1951

By: [Wiggins, J. Gregory] FORBES, J.D

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Boston:, Boston Athenaeum: 1951

Seller ID: AA3256

Condition: Series: Robert Charles Billings Fund Publications, Catalogue Series, No. 2. 8vo. xi, 17 pp. 8 plates. Printed wrappers. Near fin

Boston:: Boston Athenaeum. 1951. paperback. Series: Robert Charles Billings Fund Publications, Catalogue Series,. No. 2. 8vo. xi, 17 pp. 8 plates. Printed wrappers. Near fine.. 1 View more info