PART III - c. Art & Illustrated including Children's Books

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201 ALDIN, Cecil. EMANUEL, Walter. The Dog who wasn't what he thought he was. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin. Raphael Tuck & Sons, [1914]  £55
FIRST EDITION, 4to., 210 x 260mm, pp.(52); 24 full-page illustrations in colour, line illustrations in text; some light spotting, two short marginal tears in text margins (repaired) but generally well preserved in original pictorial cloth, lightly soiled & rubbed at extremities but sound & attractive.

PRINTED IN COLOURS & GOLD
202 ALPHABET. BUDDENBROCK, Julie von. Jehova-Blumen. Biblisches Alphabet in XXII Blattern... Lith. Anst. v. W. Loeillot. Verlag von B. Wagner, Berlin [1867]  £165
4to., 270 x 215mm, illuminated title & 22 card leaves of illuminated initials & accompanying text, printed rectos only in colours & gold; some browning but generally well preserved in original decorated green cloth over bevelled boards, blocked in gold & black; slight rubbing at extremities. Extremely scarce, WorldCat locates five copies only, none in UK.

203 ARDIZZONE, Edward. BUNYAN, John. The Pilgrim's Progress from this world... illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. Faber and Faber, 1947.  £30
First Edition thus, pp.320; illustrations in line throughout; a very good copy in original cloth & pictorial dust-wrapper (a little frayed at extremities).

204 BALDRY, A.L. The Practice of Water-Colour Painting. Illustrated by the Work of Modern Artists. Macmillan, 1911.  £25
FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.x,167; 20 colour plates; a good copy in lightly rubbed & marked original blue cloth. Short essays on 19 artists with examples of the work, including: Helen Allingham, Frank Brangwyn, Russell Flint & Arthur Rackham.

205 BECKER, Harry. MARSHALL, Alan. Harry Becker's Suffolk. Mascot Media in association with The Wildlife Art Gallery, 2013  £25
FIRST EDITION, landscape lg.8vo., pp.(128); illustrations in colour throughout; new in pictorial boards. A well-produced celebration of Becker's work in various media with informed introductory essay.

206 BENNETT, Frank. The Work of T.P. Bennett FRIBA. [with] T.P. Bennett and Sons Architects. [Ring-bound portfolio of buildings completed since 1960.] Archives Contemporaines, 1934  £35
FIRST EDITIONS, 2vol., pp.14 + 54pp. plates (12)adverts.; original cloth a little soiled; pp.(60) comprising 25 plates of buildings completed or in progress, 1960-66, with accompanying caption cards; ring-bound card covers within plastic sleeve. Founded in 1921, these two surveys reflect the dramatic influence of concrete over the many major building projects undertaken by Bennett's.

207 BERGER, John. CHRISTIE, John. Lapwing & Fox. Conversations between John Berger and John Christie. Objectif, 2016  £28
FIRST EDITION, lg.8vo., pp.288; colour plates & facsimiles throughout; new in printed boards. A series of conversations in the form or letters and small books sent between two friends, writer and critic John Berger and artist and film-maker John Christie. Covering a wide range of ideas surrounding art and artists, drawing and painting, nature and place...including close scrutiny of works by Giacometti, Modigliani and Auerbach... encounters with barn owls and hares... memories of the carved stone churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia and meditartikons on angels in literature, art and film...

208 BEURDELEY, Michel. Porcelain of the East India Companies. Barrie and Rockliff, 1962.  £85
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.xii,221; 24 colour & 100 half-tone plates + 244 illustrations in catalogue; a fine copy in dust-wrapper & card slip-case of this important study of Chinese export porcelain.

209 BLAKE, William [Illustrator] YOUNG, Edward. The Complaint: or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality. [Illustrated with 537 watercolours by William Blake reproduced for the first time in facsimile from the original watercolours in the British Museum. With a new commentary by Robin Hamlyn. In three volumes.] The Folio Society, 2005.  £650
No.951 of 1000 copies printed by Bath Press, Blantyre on Modigliani Neve paper. Lg.folio (480 x 340mm) 2vols.(548pp) full-colour facsimile & accompanying 362pp. commentary volume; as new in quarter blue Nigerian goatskin by Smith Settle of Otley, blocked with designs by David Eccles based on William Blake’s original drawings. Presented in a hand-made solander box with leather label, together with the accompanying commentary volume, inset into the lower panel of the box; prospectus laid in. A complete facsimile of all 537 watercolours from the original edition in the British Museum, each folio with letterpress page framed by Blake's pen-and-watercolour drawing.

210 BLAKE, William. GRAY, Thomas. Poems by Mr. Gray. [with William Blake's Water-Colour Designs. Together with accompanying book.] TAYLER, Irene. Blake's Illustrations to the Poems of Gray. Edited and with a new foreword by Martin Butlin. The Folio Society, 2013  £600
No.23 of 1000 sets; lg.folio & 8vo.; pp.(120) facsimile; (128); xiv,210, commentary; the facsimile volume in quarter brown morocco, buckram sides pictorially blocked in gold, blue & black; a fine set in original solander box. Comprises all 116 of Blake's original water-colour designs, expertly reproduced from the originals at Yale; arguably Blake's most accomplished and imaginative work.

PRESENTATION COPY
211 BOULTON, Harold [Editor] Slumber Songs and Carols. Philip Allan & Co., 1927.  £25
FIRST EDITION, 12mo., pp.55; vignettes & full-page illustrations in line throughout by Doris Burton; slight spotting but a nice copy of a charming collection in original blue lambskin, lettered in gold; inscribed by the author to 'Eric [Alec?] Rowley from Harold Boulton Feb. 1928.' From the library of pianist & composer Alec Rowley.

212 BRISCOE, Arthur. HURST, Alex. A. Arthur Briscoe - Marine Artist. His Life and Work. Teredo Books, Brighton, 1974  £65
FIRST EDITION, signed by the author; 4to., pp.xxvi.405; 415 illustrations, many in colour; very good in original cloth.. Reproduces all his etchings and dry-points and many of his oils and water-colours, sketch books pages and several photographs, with accompanying commentary. Six appendixes include a complete listing of the etchings & dry-points.

213 BROWNING, Robert. PARTRIDGE, Bernard [Illustrator] Rabbi Ben Ezra and other poems. With illustrations by Bernard Partridge. Hodder and Stoughton [1915]  £30
FIRST EDITION with these illustrations, 4to., pp.xii,84; 12 tipped-in colour plates with captioned guards; a very good copy of this gift-book edition in original pictorial grey cloth.

214 BURNS, Robert. RUSSELL FLINT, W. [Illustrator] Songs and Lyrics of Robert Burns. Selected and Edited by William Macdonald, with illustrations by W. Russell Flint. Philip Lee Warner, Medici Society, 1920  £55
First Edition thus; pp.xxviii,220; frontis. & 8 other mounted colour plates with tissue guards; a good uncut copy of this attractive edition in slightly faded original buckram.

215 CAMPE, Joachim Heinrich. Robinson den Ingre. En Laefebog for Born. Forste Deel.... Originaloplag af L. Moltke... Med 48 Illustrationer... efter... Ludwig Richter. F.H. Gibe, Kjobenhavn, 1855.  £35
Pp.334; frontispiece, extra pictorial title, full-page & vignette wood-engraved illustrations throughout; some light spotting, plates browned, but a sound copy in contemporary half tan calf, decorated sides, backstrip gilt; edges rubbed but generally well preserved.

216 CARROLL, Lewis. IANOVSKAIA, Tatiana, HARRIS, Olia & PARRY-DAVIES, Ella. Russian Alices. Illustrated Editions of Alice in Wonderland from the USSR and the Post-Soviet Era. Artist's Choice Editions, 2016  £540
FIRST EDITION limited to 160 standard copies & 48 specials of which this is one; folio, pp.171 + colophon; illustrations in line & colour throughout; new in crimson morocco-backed pictorial boards with an additional portfolio of four signed & numbered aquatints; contained within pictorial clamshell case. 'A first exploration of the wonderful selection of Russian and Ukrainian illustrated editions of Alice' and a worthy companion to publisher's earlier 'Illustrating Alice'.

217 CARROLL, Lewis. IANOVSKAIA, Tatiana, HARRIS, Olia & PARRY-DAVIES, Ella. Russian Alices. Illustrated Editions of Alice in Wonderland from the USSR and the Post-Soviet Era. Artist's Choice Editions, 2016  £96
FIRST EDITION limited to 160 copies (+ 48 specials); folio, pp.171 + colophon; illustrations in line & colour throughout; new in crimson silk cloth-backed pictorial boards. 'A first exploration of the wonderful selection of Russian and Ukrainian illustrated editions of Alice' and a worthy companion to publisher's earlier 'Illustrating Alice'.

218 CHAPBOOKS. PEARSON, Edwin. Banbury Chap Books and Nursery Toy Book Literature.... with impressions from several hundred original wood-cut blocks, by T. & J. Bewick, Blake, Cruikshank, Craig, Lee, Austin, and others... Arthur Reader, 1890  £40
FIRST EDITION, limited to 500 copies; 4to., pp.(4)vi,116; some light spotting but a good uncut copy in original linen-backed printed boards; extremities rubbed & a little marked but sound; ex libris Alexander Meyrick Broadley.

219 CHAPUIS, Alfred. DROZ, Edmond. Automata. A Historical and Technological Study. Translated by Alec Reid. Editions du Griffon, Switzerland, 1958  £120
FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 4to., pp.407(6); copy no.101 of a non-specified limited edition; 18 colour plates & 488 half-tone illustrations; a good copy of this classic account in original red buckram, gilt; backstrip uniformly faded.

220 CHILDREN'S BOOK. Netty and Her Sister; or, The Two Paths. By the Author of Phil Kennedy. American Tract Society, New York, [1867.]  £30
FIRST EDITION, pp.192; 4 plates; front free endpaper removed, otherwise a sound copy in slightly marked original green cloth, decorated in blind & gold. Not in Halkett & Laing nor BM Cat., nor Osborne Coll. Netty leaves her idyllic rural homestead & heads for New York City where factory life & the unwelcome attentions of the overseer are far from what she had envisaged.

221 CHILDREN'S BOOK. DUMAS, Alexandre, DE MUSSET, NODIER, Charles [& others] Le Nouveau Magasin des Enfants [In three volumes] par Alexandre Dumas, Paul De Musset et Edouard Ourliac. 315 vignettes... II. Charles Nodier, Stahl, Octave Féuillet, Balzac, E. de la Bédollière et J. Janin. 350 vignettes... III. Charles Nodier, George Sand, Léon Gozlan, Alfred De Musset et P.J. Stael. 240 vignettes. Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie., 1860.  £120
FIRST EDITION, 3vols. pp.(4)370(2); (4)330(2); (4)324(2); full-page & vignette wood-engravings and decorations throughout by: Johannot, Bertall, Meissonier, Delaville, Lacoste & others; very good in contemporary half green morocco, gilt; a little rubbed but a handsome set.

222 CRUIKSHANK, George. The Comic Almanack.... by Thackeray, Albert Smith, Gilbert A' Becket, The Brothers Mayhew. With many Hundred Illustrations. First Series, 1835-1843. [with] Second Series, 1844-1853. Chatto and Windus, [1874]  £85
First Collected Edition of all nineteen almanacks; 2vols., pp.(8)388; (8)428; 48pp. publisher's catalogue for May, 1874 bound in at end of each volume; vignette, full-page & folding illustrations in line throughout, some light spotting but a good set in half dark green morocco, backstrips gilt in sections, top edges gilt, others uncut; from the library of W.H. Adams.

223 CRUIKSHANK, George. Fairy Library. The History of Jack & the Beanstalk. Edited and illustrated with six etchings by George Cruikshank. David Bogue, [1854]  £165
FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.32; six etched plates, lightly spotted, well preserved in original pictorial blue wrappers; lightly dust-soiled and a little worn at extremities but sound. The second of Cruikshank's Fairy Library with advert. for nos. I & III on rear cover. This issue with plates on white paper and frontis. of 'Jack climbing the Bean Stalk'. Cohn 197.

224 CRUIKSHANK. JERROLD, Blanchard. The Life of George Cruikshank. In Two Epochs. With numerous illustrations. In two volumes. Chatto & Windus, 1882.  £110
FIRST EDITION, 2vol., pp.xvi,284; viii,280 + 32pp. publisher's catalogue for February, 1882; 22 plates & illustrations in text throughout; uncut in original brown cloth pictorially decorated in gold & black; bookplate of W.H. Adams; slight spotting, extremities bumped but rather better than usually found. The first full account of Cruikshank & his work.

225 DAKERS, Caroline. The Holland Park Circle. Artists and Victorian Society. Yale University Press, 1999  £25
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.viii,304; 131 illustrations in colour & half-tone; very good in dust-wrapper.

226 DILKE, Lady Emilia. French Engravers and Draughtsmen of the XVIIIth Century. George Bell, 1902.  £40
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.xx,227; 50 plates with original captioned tissue guards; a good copy in original blue cloth, gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut; speckled fading on sides.

227 DROPMORE PRESS. SITWELL, Major-General H.D.W. The Crown Jewels and other regalia in The Tower of London. Edited by Clarence Winchester. The Viscount Kemsley at The Dropmore Press, 1953.  £45
FIRST EDITION, folio; pp.xii,116; 8 colour plates with captioned tissue guards & 32 monochrome plates; a very good copy of this deluxe production in original cloth & slightly soiled dust-wrapper.

228 EMILIANI, Andrea. POWELL, Earl. A. III & PILLSBURY, Edmund T. Guido Reni 1575-1642. Nuova Alfa Editoriale. 1988.  £55
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.239; illustrations in colour & half-tone throughout; very good in dust-wrapper.

229 FASTNEDGE, Ralph. Sheraton Furniture. Antique Collectors' Club, 1983.  £25
4to., pp.224; 4 colour & 96pp. of half-tone plates; marked 'staff reject' on title but a very good copy in dust-wrapper.

230 GENTLEMAN, DAVID. KENDALL, Elizabeth. House into Home. With drawings by David Gentleman. J.M. Dent, 1962  £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.125; a very good copy of this wonderful period piece in original decorated boards & printed acetate wrapper.

231 GOTCH, J. Alfred. The Growth of the English House from early times to the close of the eighteenth century. Second edition, revised and enlarged with additional illustrations. B.T. Batsford, 1928.  £25
Second & best edition, pp.x,214 + 32pp. Batsford catalogue; 94 plates; a very good copy in original red cloth, gilt.

232 HACKER, Lilian Price. Susan. Written & Drawn by Lilian Price Hacker. Hodder & Stoughton, [1912]  £120
FIRST EDITION, 4to., 26 leaves printed on rectos only, Hacker's delightful watercolour illustrations alternating with charming verses reminiscent of Milne; a very good copy in slightly soiled original silk-sewn decorated boards, a little creased. A handsome production with strong Japanese influence. Better known as painter than illustrator, Hacker exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy from 1909 to 1924 and married the academician Arthur Hacker in 1907.

233 HASSALL, Joan [Illustrator] PITTER, Ruth. The Plain Facts by a Plain but Amiable Cat. Garland Chapbooks No.1. Printed [at home by the illustrator] at 88 Kensington Park Road, [1948]  £15
FIRST EDITION, 300 copies printed, pp.(8); three-colour wood-engraving on cover & type borders throughout. Three verses by Ruth Pitter and Amiable Cat within baroque border engraved in wood on cover by JH. 'Printed by Joan Hassall, Joy Foster and H. Raymond Barnett, on the Albion press at 88 Kensington Park Road.' Chambers 33.

234 HITCHCOCK, Henry-Russell. Rococo Architecture in Southern Germany. Phaidon, 1968.  £25
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.(8)428; 218 half-tone plates & 36 text figures; fine copy in dust-wrapper.

235 HOBHOUSE, Hermione. Thomas Cubitt Master Builder. Universe Books, New York, 1971  £50
FIRST EDITION, pp.xx,568; 104 half-tone illustrations; very good in dust-wrapper; signed by the author on title.

236 HOULISTON, Laura. The Suffolk Collection. A catalogue of paintings. English Heritage, 2012  £25
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.342; colour plates throughout; a very good copy in the dust-wrapper of this splendid account of the collection of the earls of Suffolk and Berkshire, gifted to the nation in 1974.

237 JACQUES, Robin. ROGERSON, Ian. Robin Jacques: an artist of sustained brilliance. Introduction & bibliography by Ian Rogerson. Archival note by Jeremy Parrett. Manchester Metropolitan University, 2008  £12
FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.42; illustrations in line throughout; new in pictorial card covers. 193 items catalogued + details of the Jacques archive at MMU & useful index.

238 JONES, Barbara. Water-colour Painting. Adam and Charles Black, 1960  £25
FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.x,109; 4 colour & 4 monochrome plates, various line-drawings in text; a good copy in slightly frayed pictorial dust-wrapper.

239 KELEMEN, P. El Greco Revisited. His Byzantine Heritage: Candia-Venice-Toledo. Macmillan. 1961.  £25
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.176; illustrations in half-tone throughout; very good in dust-wrapper.

240 KETCHUM, Morris. Shops & Stores. Progressive Architecture Library, Reinhold Publishing, 1948.  £25
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.308; illustrations in line & half-tone throughout; a good copy in slightly marked original cloth, corners bumped.

241 KINGSLEY, Charles. The Water-Babies: A fairy tale for a land-baby. With illustrations by J. Noel Paton. Macmillan and Co., New York, 1978.  £25
Pp.310; full-page & vignette illustrations; a good copy in original green cloth decorated in gold & black.

242 KIPLING, Rudyard. ROBINSON, William Heath [Illustrator] A Song of the English. illustrated by W. Heath Robinson. Hodder & Stoughton, [1909]  £45
FIRST EDITION thus; 4to., pp.123; 16 tipped-in colour plates with captions on facing page & illustrations in line throughout; printed on heavy cartridge; occasional browning but generally well preserved in original blue cloth, blocked in green & gold; extremities slightly rubbed. Reprinted from 'The Seven Seas' with new illustrations by Heath Robinson.

243 KNIGHT, Lynn. Clarice Cliff. Bloomsbury, 2005  £10
FIRST EDITION, pp.(8)328; 16 colour plates & other illustrations in half-tone. Very good copy in dust wrapper.

244 LEIGHTON, Clare [Illustrator] TOMLINSON, H.M. The Sea & The Jungle. Being the narrative of the voyage of the tramp steamer Capella from Swansea to Santa Maria de Belem... in the Brazils... With woodcuts by Clare Leighton. Duckworth, 1930  £45
FIRST EDITION with these illustrations; pp,343; 7 full-page & 12 vignette wood-engravings by Leighton; a very nice unopened copy in original cloth-backed decorated boards & pictorial dust-wrapper (of which backstrip uniformly faded).

245 LEWIS, John and Grizelda. Pratt Ware. English and Scottish relief decorated and underglaze coloured earthenware 1780-1840. Antique Collectors' Club, 1984.  £25
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.304; half-tone and colour plates throughout; a very good copy in frayed & faded dust-wrapper.

246 LOWESTOFT PORCELAIN. GIBBINS, David. The John Warrell Collection of Lowestoft Porcelain. Part One [& Two] to be sold by Auction at the Melton Grange Hotel, Woodbridge... March 19th [& June 4th] David Gibbins Antiques, Woddbridge, 1986  £75
FIRST EDITION, 2vol., pp.40; 40; 49 lots offered in two sales, each illustrated in colour or monochrome, typescript results pasted in at end; fine in original blue cloth, dustwrappers; various cuttings laid in.

247 MACKENNA, F. Severne. 18th Century English Porcelain (Notes on various aspects of collecting). F. Lewis, Leigh-On-Sea, 1970.  £25
FIRST EDITION, no. 524 of 600 copies, pp.xviii,70, + 102 plates; faint adhesion damage at foot of plates well clear of images; otherwise well preserved in original cloth & dust-wrapper.

248 MACY, S.B. ROBINSON, Charles [Illustrator] In the Beginning. Being the Book of Genesis told to children. Illustrated by Charles Robinson. T. Sealey Clark & Co., [1909]  £285
FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., (240 x 175mm), pp.303; frontispiece, pictorial title & 18 other colour plates with captioned guards, 70 line illustrations; a fine copy in handsome three-quarter crimson morocco, backstrip gilt-lettered & decorated in six compartments, top edge gilt, by Bayntun-Riviere, Bath.

249 MANET, Julie. ROBERTS, Rosalind & Jane. Growing up with the Impressionists. The Diary of Julie Manet. Translated, edited, and with an introduction by Rosalind de Boland Roberts and Jane Roberts. Sotheby's, 1987  £30
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.200; illustrations in monochrome & colour throughout; a very good copy in slightly marked dust-wrapper.

250 MARTINEAU, Harriet. RACKHAM, Arthur. [Illustrator] Feats On The Fiord. With illustrations by Arthur Rackham coloured by W. Cubitt Cooke. J.M. Dent, [1914].  £75
First Edition with these colour plates, pp.(2),128; 8 colour plates including frontispiece by Arthur Rackham; original brown cloth with elaborate gilt decoration & mounted colour plate; very slight rubbing to head & tail of back-strip but a very good copy. Part of the 'Tales for Children from Many Lands' series, edited by F.C. Tilney which first appeared in 1899. Rackham's line illustrations were first coloured for this new edition.

251 MUNCHENER Bilderbogen 15. Verlag von Braun & Schneider, n.d. [c.1890.]  £95
Folio, 24 hand-coloured double-page 'poster' plates printed on rectos only, numbered 337 to 360, each incorporating 8 - 24 vignettes on a variety of subjects including: peasant, theatrical & historic costume; fables & comic strips; country life, animals & plants; riding, &c. Die Schule der Dachshunde has been torn across (without loss), otherwise well preserved in lightly rubbed & soiled original pictorial boards. A fairly early collection from this popular series, most plates are 2nd to 7th Auflage.

252 PIPER, John. Buildings and Prospects. The Architectural Press, 1948  £45
FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.146; double-page colour litho. title illustration and half-tone plates throughout; very good in original canvas & unobtrusively repaired pictorial dust-wrapper.

253 ROSEWELL, Roger. Medieval Wall Paintings in English and Welsh Churches.
Boydell & Brewer, 2012  £15
4to., pp.(8),380; 250 colour plates; new in pictorial card covers. An excellent account of the best surviving examples of medieval church wall paintings, many illustrated here for the first time using previously untried techniques to show images as the artists originally intended. Accompanied by an authoritative and scholarly text which vividly brings the imagery & iconography of the medieval church to life. (Published at  £20.)

254 ROTHENSTEIN, John. Modern English Painters. [In three volumes]. Sickert to Lowry; Nash to Bawden; Hennell to Hockney. Macdonald & Co., 1984  £55
3vol., pp.288; 320; 240; 48 colour plates; a fine set in the dust-wrappers.

255 ROTHENSTEIN, William. A Plea for a wider use of Artists & Craftsmen. A lecture delivered at the...Technical School of Art at Sheffield, on the 8th November, 1916... Constable & Co., [1916]  £25
FIRST EDITION, pp.28; wood-engraved initial; uncut in original linen-backed printed boards (a little browned); also issued in wrappers. Ownership signature of Edgar J. Burton. A handsome 'arts & crafts' production though printed by the Sheffield firm of J.W. Northend, not at the School of Art. Rothenstein was 'Professor of Civic Art' at Sheffield University, and here praises Morris & the Pre-Raphaelites, and the new generation of Lethaby, Gimson, Johnston & Gill, for their 'encouragement of the finest elements of the human spirit', in the dark days of carnage on Flanders field.

256 SIMONSON, Lee. The Art of Scenic Design. A pictorial analysis of stage setting and its relation to theatrical production. Harper & Brothers, New York, 1950.  £25
FIRST EDITION, folio, pp.(14)174; c250 illustrations in line & half-tone; a very good copy in original cloth; label of George G. Harrap, the English distributors, on title.

257 STEADMAN, Philip. Vermeer's Camera. Uncovering the truth behind the masterpieces. Oxford 2001  £20
Pp.xiv,207; 72 illustrations, 10 plates; light crease in upper cover & dust-wrapper, but a very good copy. A reconstructive study of Vermeer's studio examining his likely use of the camera obscura.

258 STEPHENSON, Russell. Eighty Sketches in Water Colour from Nature. The Saint Catherine Press, 1926.  £165
No.135 of 220 copies; lg.folio, pp.xvi,320; 80 tipped-in colour plates, chiefly Scottish, Canadian & Irish views; a fine copy of this deluxe production on heavy Whatman paper in original full crimson morocco, gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, matching cloth slip-case. Published at a princely ten guineas with all proceeds going to Princess Louise's Children's Hospital in Kensington.

259 TOWNDROW, Kenneth Romney. Alfred Stevens architectural sculptor painter and designer. A Biography with New Material. Constable & Company, 1939.  £30
FIRST EDITION, pp.xxviii(2)294; 42 plates; a good copy in original blue cloth, top edge gilt; backstrip faded. With a preface by D.S. MacColl.

260 TUER, Andrew W. Bartolozzi And his Works. A biographical and descriptive account of the Life and Career of Francesco Bartolozzi, R.A. [In two volumes] Field & Tuer, ye Leadenhalle Presse, 1881  £85
FIRST EDITION, 4to., 2vol., pp.(10)212(8)index & advert. + publisher's slip offering individual copies of the 'Principal Plates'; (6)152(10)index & adverts.; title vignettes, frontispieces & 9 other plates; original parchment, gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut; lightly dust-soiled. Catalogue of Bartolozzi's works in vol.II is interleaved with blank leaves to aid collectors.

261 VAN DE VELDES, Willem. ROBINSON, M.S. A Catalogue of the Paintings of the Elder and the Younger Willem van de Velde. [In two volumes.] National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 1990  £110
FIRST EDITION., 2vols. folio; pp.xxvi,1153(44)indexes; 48 colour and 700 half-tone & line illustrations; a fine set of the catalogue raissone in dust-wrappers & slip-case.

262 WESSON, Edward. 'My Corner of the Field'. The autobiography of Edward Wesson, R.I., R.B.A.,. R.S.M.A. Alexander Gallery, Bristol, 1982  £85
FIRST EDITION, limited, with list of 664 subscribers; landcape folio; pp.132; 23 colour plates & numerous monochrome illustrations in line & litho.; neat inscription on endpaper, otherwise very good in original canvas-backed cloth, gilt, & card slip-case (which is a little rubbed at extremities). Laid in is a catalogue of paintings by Diana Scott who subscribed for copy no.124.

263 WHISTLER, Laurence. WHISTLER, Rex. The Laughter and the Urn. The Life of Rex Whistler. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1985  £25
FIRST EDITION, pp.xiv,321; 16 monochrome & 16 colour plates; very good in dust-wrapper.

264 WHYTE-MELVILLE, G.J. EDWARDS, Lionel [Illustrator] Songs and Verses. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards. Constable and Company, 1924.  £25
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.viii,149; 8 tipped-in colour plates on tinted mounts; front free endpaper removed, otherwise a very good copy in original blue cloth, gilt.

265 WILLIAMSON, Rupert. The Furniture of Rupert Williamson. Foreword by Mary La Trobe-Bateman. Duval & Hamilton, 2014  £25
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.184; 192 illustrations in colour & fully illustrated complete catalogue 1966-2014, of 296 designs; very good in dust-wrapper; signed letter of thanks from the publisher to Liz Calder laid in.

266 YOUNGHUSBAND, Major-General Sir George. DAVENPORT, Cyril. The Crown Jewels of England. Cassell and Company, 1919.  £75
FIRST EDITION no.798 of 1400 copies; folio, pp.xii,84; portrait frontis. & 18 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards, 60 text illustrations; a good copy in original red cloth, gilt; slight fading to back-strip and a little wear at head & tail but generally well preserved.