"Art and joy go together, with bold openness, and high head, and ready hand – fearing naught and dreading no exposure." James Abbott McNeill Whistler
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Portraits of Printmakers.
Robert Sargent Austin, A.R.A., R.E. 1895-1973.
Self Portrait. 1916. Pencil drawing. 8 x 5 1/2 (12 3/4 x 9 7/16). Drawn on cream wove paper. Unsigned. $650.
Francesco Bartolozzi, R.A. 1727-1815.
William Cowper Esqr. (After Thomas Lawrence 1769-1830). 1806. Stipple engraving. 11 x 8 (sheet 12 1/8 x 9 5/8). Published by J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church Yard, January 1, 1806. Printed on cream wove paper. Signed, dated and titled in the plate. $125.
Gerald Leslie Brockhurst, R.A., R.E. 1890-1978.
James McBey. 1931. Etching. Fletcher 69.ix. 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 (sheet 14 7/8 x 11 3/8). Edition 111. A rich impression printed on cream wove paper with full margins. Illustrated: Fine Prints of the Year, 1931; Print Collector's Quarterly 22 (1944): 70. Signed in pencil. $3,000.
A Self Portrait. c. 1932. Ink drawing on wove paper. 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 (sheet 10 x 7). Provenance: the artist's daughter. Unsigned. A unique silhouette. $975.
Alphaeus Philemon Cole, N.A. American. 1874-1956.
Portrait of Eugene Higgins, Age 80. 1954. Oil on canvas. 30 x 25 . Signed and dated, lower right. Higgins and Cole, both artists, lived in Lyme, Connecticut. Born in the same year, they were both 80 when the painting was executed. $5,500.
Francis Dodd, R.A. 1874-1949.
Charles Cundall, R.A. 1926. Drypoint. Schwabe 171.v. 18 x 11 3/4 (sheet 20 1/2 x 14 5/8). Illustrated: Guichard, British Etchers, 1850-1940. A rich impression printed on the full sheet of cream wove paper. A painter and lithographer, Cundall (1890-1971) had his first one-man show at Colnaghi the year after this impressive portrait was made. Signed in pencil. $1,500.
Fritz Eichenberg. 1901-1990.
The Artist and the Seven Deadly Sins. 1975. Wood engraving. 9 5/8 x 7. Edition 100. This is a self-portrait of the artist working on a wood block, with the seven deadly sins personified, looking over his shoulders. The seven deadly sins are: pride, avarice (greed) , envy, gluttony, lust, sloth (idleness), slander. $975.
John William Evans. American. Born 1855.
Timothy Cole Engraving a Woodblock. 1935. Wood engraving after Alphaeus Philemon Cole (1876-1988). 6 3/16 x 5 (sheet 12 x 9). A rich impression printed on cream wove paper. Signed in pencil by Alphaeus P. Cole, signed and dated by John W. Evans. $500.
Eric Gill, R.E. 1882-1940.
[Self-Portrait - Nude]. Pencil drawing. 4 3/16 x 2 1/2 (sheet 7 5/8 x 3 1/2). Drawn on cream wove paper. Size annotations. Unsigned. $10,000.
Herbert Johnson Harvey. 1884-1928.
Self-Portrait in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Costume. [Hommage to Rembrandt]. Oil on canvas. 20 x 16. Signed, lower right, just above the table. $5,000.
Paul César Helleu. 1859-1927.
Portrait of Whistler with the Monacle. 1897. Drypoint. 13 3/4 x 10 1/4 (sheet 16 3/4 x 11 5/8). A carefully wiped impression with plate tone, from the cancelled plate (there were only 28 impressions before the plate was cancelled), printed on cream laid paper. A delightful portrait of Helleu's colleague and friend, Whistler. $2,500.
Ernest Lumsden, R.S.A., R.E. 1883-1948.
The Connoisseur: Malcolm Salaman. 1926. Drypoint. Boulet 202. Edition 540, #34. 9/8 x 11 1/2 (sheet 11 3/4 x 13). An extremely rich impression with drypoint burr and plate tone printed on Japanese mulberry paper. Signed, numbered and annotated 'imp' in pencil, indicating a proof printed by the artist. A penetrating portrait of the famous scholar. $1,500.
James McBey. 1883-1959.
The Riva at Dusk 1930. Etching. Carter 253. 15 7/8 x 9 3/8 (Sheet 18 3/8 x 11 3/4). Edition 80, #23. Signed and numbered in ink. A fine impression on cream-colored laid paper with full margins.
The artist is pictured in the left foreground with his back to the viewer; his wife faces the viewer. This is a charming study of the couple in an outdoor cafe in Venice. $750.
The Riva at Dusk. 1930. Etching. Hardie/Carter 253. 15 7/8 x 9 3/8 (sheet 17 1/2 x 11 5/8). Edition 80, #51. A fine impression on French blue-green laid paper from an antique volume with full margins. Signed and numbered in ink. The color of the paper suggests evening. $850.
Pablo Picasso. 1881-1973.
Homme dévoilant une Femme. (Man uncovering a woman). 1933. Etching. Bloch 138; Baer 203 B.d. 14 1/2 x 11 3/4 (sheet 17 1/2 x 11 3/4). Series: Suite Vollard, plate 5. From the edition of 250 on petit papier vergé Montval paper (there was also an edition of 50 on grand papier vergé Montval that same year, and 3 on parchment). Total edition 303. Printed by: Lacourière, Paris. A rich with drypoint burr, impression printed on laid paper countermarked 'Vollard' on the full sheet with deckle edges. This is a self-portrait of the artist with his lover. Price upon request.
Georges Rouault. 1871-1958.
Baudelaire. 1926. Wash and lithographic crayon.. Chapon/Rouault 316.ii/iii. 8 1/4 x 6 3/4 (sheet 17 1/2x 13). With the remarque, Fleurs du mal and the artist's monogram in red, but before the letterpress 'Baudelaire' in the stone, lower left. Edition 35 in state ii, 70 in state iii. There was a second unsigned edition of 1,000 proofs. Series: Souvernirs Intimes. Printed on the full sheet of white wove paper. Signed and numbered '30/35' in pencil. $1,450.
Qui ne se Grime Pas? (Who Does Not Wear a Mask?) A Self Portrait. 1923.
Original etching with aquatint and mixed techniques over heliogravure in black ink. Chapon/Rouault 61c.
22 3/16 x 17 (sheet 25 5/8 x 19 3/4). Series: Miserere, plate 8. Printed by Jacquemin, published by Édition de L'Étoile Filante, Paris. in an edition of 425 (there were also 25 hors commerce copies). Printed on Arches laid paper, with the Vollard countermark, with full margins and deckle edges. Signed and dated in the plate lower left. (No impressions in the published edition were pencil signed). Illustrated: Passeron, French Prints of the Twentieth Century; Hults The Print in the Western World. This is the artist's most famous self portrait. $9,750.
Joseph Simpson. 1879-1939.
Self Portrait. c.1933. Drypoint. 11 7/8 x 8 1/2 (sheet 18 3/8 x 11 1/4). Edition75, #39. Signed and numbered in pencil. Tack holes in the outer margins from drying, as usual. A rich impression on cream-colored laid paper with full margins. $600.
John Sloan, N.A. 1871-1951
Arch Conspirators.1917. Etching. Morse 183.ii. 4 1/2 x 6 1/3(sheet 7 1/4 x 9). Edition 100. A rich impression printed on antique laid paper. Signed, titled, numbered '100 proofs'in pencil by Sloan; inscribed 'Ernest Roth, imp. [old paper]"' in pencil. $3,900.
William Strang, R.A., R.E. 1859-1921.
After Work. 1888. Etching and mezzotint. Binyon 114, David Strang 8, William Strang 551. 2 7/8 x 4 (sheet 4 1/4 x 5 7/16). A rich impression printed on cream laid paper. Printed by David Strang. Annotated in pencil, 'David Strang imp' and 'Wm Strang fec. DS'. The artist is the right-hand figure in the image. $175.
Self Portrait, No. 4. Etching. David Strang 55, William Strang 724. 5 1/8 x 3 7/8 (7 1/2 x 5 1/16). A rich impression with plate tone, printed on cream laid paper by David Strang. Annotated in pencil 'David Strang imp' and 'Wm Strang fec. DS.' $200.
Walter Ernest Tittle. 1883-1969.
James McBey. 1931. Drypoint. 8 7/8 x 5 7/8 (sheet 11 1/2 x 9 ). An extremely rich impression with drypoint burr, printed by the artist on cream wove paper. Signed in the plate lower left: "Walter Tittle / London." Signed and annotated 'imp' in pencil. $400.
Thomas Robert Way. 1861-1913.
J.A.M. Whistler with the White Lock. c. 1895. Lithograph. Gallatin 131. 8 1/8 x 5 1/2 (sheet 10 X 6 3/4). A tonal impression printed on fine wove paper. Signed in pencil. $3,500
James Abbott McNeill Whistler. 1834-1903.
The Music Room. 1859. Etching and drypoint. Kennedy 33 ii; Glasgow 39.iv. 5 11/16 x 8 1/2 (sheet 8 1/2 x 11 1/4). Glasgow records 52 known impressions. An exceptionally rich impression printed on antique laid paper. Unsigned. $9,750.
Anders Zorn. 1860-1920.
The Waltz. 1891. Etching. Hjert and Hjert 178.iii. Edition 40 in this state (proofs in the first two states are "very rare"). 13 5/8 x 8 13/16 (sheet 16 1/2 x 12 3/8). Illustrated: Print Collector's Quarterly 1 (1911): 613; Salaman, Modern Masters of Etching, Zigrosser, Six Centuries of Fine Prints. A rich impression printed on heavy cream-colored laid paper. Signed, inscribed indistinctly and dated 1903 in pencil. Price upon request.
Zorn and His Wife. 1890. Etching. Hjert and Hjert 31.ii. 12 1/2 x 8 3/8 (sheet 23 x 18). Edition 40-50. A fine impression on simili-Japan paper. Signed in pencil. $9,750.
Portraits of Print Collectors
James McBey, LLD. 1883-1959.
Portrait of Dudley Olcott. 1930. Drypoint. Hardie/Carter 263. 9 3/8 x 6 (sheet 15 1/2 x 7 1/2). Trial I, on a plate that had been used for a first study of Mr. J. Seaman, whose head has been partly scraped out. Edition 41 plus 5 trials. An extremely rich impression with drypoint burr, printed on antique cream laid paper. Signed and annotated 'Trial I' in ink; titled and annotated 'trial I' in pencil. A unique proof. $375.
Portrait of Dudley Olcott. 1930. Drypoint. Hardie/Carter 263. 9 3/8 x 6 (sheet 13 1/8 x 9 1/4). Trial III, on a plate that ha been used for a first study of Mr. J. Seaman, whose head appears upside down in the lower right. Edition 41 plus 5 trials. An extremely rich impression with drypoint burr, printed on antique cream laid paper. Signed and annotated 'Trial III' in pencil; annotated 'Trial III', 'old' and 'head scraped' in pencil. A unique proof. $375.
Portrait of Dudley Olcott. 1930. Drypoint. Hardie/Carter 263. 9 3/8 x 6 (sheet 12 5/8 x 8 5/8). Trial IV. The sitter's right ear shortened; added work all over thye face and in the background. Mr. Seaman's head removed from the plate. Edition 41 plus 5 trials. An extremely rich impression with drypoint burr, printed on antique cream laid paper. Signed and annotated 'Trial IV' in pencil; annotated 'Trial IV', 'ear shortened' and 'White head reinforceded' and 'hair brought down' in pencil. A unique proof. $375.
Joseph Seaman. 1930. Drypoint. Hardie/Carter 262. 9 7/16 x 5 7/8 (sheet 14 1/4 x 10 1/8). Edition 41, #12. An extremely rich impression with drypoint burr, printed on antique cream laid paper. Signed and numbered in ink. $325.
Portrait of Albert H. Wiggin (No. 3). 1930. Drypoint. Hardie/Carter 259. 8 x 7 (sheet 14 x 9). Edition 85, #33. An extremely rich impression with drypoint burr, printed on antique cream laid paper. Dedicated in ink, 'From collector to collector. A.H.W. to Dudley Olcott.' Signed and numbered in ink. $325.
Walter Ernest Tittle. 1883-1969.
James McBey. 1931. Drypoint. 8 7/8 x 5 7/8 (sheet 11 1/2 x 9 ). An extremely rich impression with drypoint burr, printed by the artist on cream wove paper. Signed in the plate lower left: "Walter Tittle / London." Signed and annotated 'imp' in pencil. $400.
Cadwallader Lincoln Washburn. 1866-1965.
Dr. Frank Weitenkampf. c. 1913. Drypoint. 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 (sheet 14 1/4 x 10). A rich impression with drypoint burr, printed on Japanese mulberry paper. Signed and titled in pencil. $450.
Original Prints and Drawings in Books or as Illustrations
- (Alma Tadema). The Epic of Kings - Stories retold from Firdusi. Retold by Helen Zimmern with prefatory poem by Edmund Gosse. T. Fisher Unwin, London., 1882. First edition. Folio. pp 339. Full parchment with bevelled edges and elaborate decoration in blue, red. tan and gilt; top edge gilt.Number 130 of 200 copies with the two etchings by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, O.M., R.A. both signed by the artist: 1. "And seeing a water-bird fly upward, he took his bow and shot it through the heart, and it fell among the rose-gatherers "(etching is the frontispiece; text is on pages 45-46); 2. "And they gazed upon eath other and knew that they excelled in beauty; and the hours slipped by in sweet talk while love was fanned in their hearts" (etching opposite page 49; text on page 49). $950.
- (Cameron). Frank Rinder. D. Y. Cameron An Illustrated Catalogue of His Etched Work. James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow, 1912. 26 x 20 cm 259 pp with 434 black & white illustrations. Deluxe edition of 200, #96, printed on are on hand-made paper, with proofs of the illustrations on Japanese vellum. Each of these two hundred copies has, as frontispiece, an original pencil-signed etching, The Lion and the Unicorn. $650.
- (Condon). Gratton Condon. [Futuristic Helicopters.] Conte crayon. 9 3/4 x 7. Illustration for "The Paradise Crater," Blue Book Magazine, (August 17, 1945). Initialed, lower right. Framed and glazed. $425
- (Condon). Gratton Condon. [Futuristic Aircraft.] Conte crayon. 11 1/4 x 7. Initialed, lower center. Framed and glazed. $425
- (Hamerton). Philip Gilbert Hamerton. Etching & Etchers. London: Macmillan and Co, 1876. A standard work, being both a study in connoisseurship, and a practical treatise: the artist-author has copied, by etching, ten masterworks of other artists, one original etching by Lalanne and one original etching by Hamerton, with detailed instructions on each as to how it was done Second Edition. 8vo. A New Edition, Illustrated, 12 etched plates. Original pictorial cloth, spine top and bottom rubbed, internally fine. One of the classic works on printmaking. $350.
- (Jones, (Jones, David). Douglas Cleverdon. The Engravings of David Jones: A Survey by Douglas
Cleverdon. Frontispiece portrait, wood-engraving of the title page of Morte
Darthur and 206 illustrations (three engraved by Eric Gill from the
blocks designed by David Jones).
Copy number xxv of 105 copies on J. Barcham Green hand-made paper, watermarked Clover Hill, with a separate portfolio containing a set of the engravings on japon, 9 copper engravings and one drypoint printed from the original copper-plates, of a total edition of 430. Portrait frontispiece of David Jones, wood-engraving of the title-page
of Morte Darthur and 206 illustrations (three engraved by Eric Gill from
the blocks designed by David Jones). Two volumes. Sm. folio, near fine
in original quarter tan morocco, green cloth sides with “David Jones”
device in gilt on upper cover, spine with green morocco and gilt labels,
the portfolio in a uniformly bound clamshell box
of tan and green cloth with green morocco spine labels, both volumes
housed in a green cloth-covered slipcase. London, Clover Hill Editions.
- (McBey). Martin Hardie. James McBey. Etchings and Dry Points 1902-1924. P & D Colnaghi, London, 1925. Book Condition: Good. Limited First Edition of 500, #338. With the original signed etching Artist and Model (Hardie 223). Quarto. Hardcover, 1925. $750.
- (Palmer). A. H. Palmer. The Life and Letters of Samuel Palmer, Painter and Etcher. London: Seeley, 1892. First edition. Octavo, origal gilt-pictorial and lettered blue cloth. Frontispiece portrait, and 22 plates, including the original etching The Willow (1850. Etching. Lister 1.ii/iv. 4 5/8 x 3 3/16.) executed in 1850 for his admission to the Etching Club. This book served as the catalogue raisonné until Lister's catalogue. A scarce book complete with the etching. Light foxing on the etching, outside the image. $1,250.
- (Washington, George). The Bi-Centennial Pageant of George Washington. 1932. Suite of 20 etchings illustrating events in Washington's life by: Arthur Heintzelman, Robert Nisbet, Sears Gallagher, Earl Horter, William Auerbach-Levy, Ernest Roth, Eugene Higgins, Ralph Boyer, Allen Lewis, Levon West, George Hand Wright, Kerr Eby, F. Luis Mora,Albert Sterner, Samuel Chamberlain, Louis Conrad Rosenberg, John Winkler, Ernest Lawson, Walter Tittle, Childe Hassam. Edited by John Taylor Arms and Harry A. Ogden, New York. Published by the George Washington Memorial Association, Inc. Sheet size: 14 3/4 x 19 3/4. Printed on 'G.W.' countermarked paper, on the full sheets with deckle edges. Sheet size: 19 1/2 x 14 3/4. Each image is signed in pencil. Lacking the original portfolio box; each image and sheet in pristine condition. The complete set of 20: $1,250.
- (Woodcuts) .Alfred Fowler. The Woodcut Annual. 1925. Cedar Rapids: The Torch Press, 1925, Cedar Rapids, 1925. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 52p, [iii]. Limited to 600 copies. Nicely illustrated in monochrome and color. Articles include among others 'The Woodcut in book art' by James Guthrie, 'The Story of the Woodcut' by Gardner Teall and a short bibliography of the woodcut. Contains original woodcuts by Lucien Pissarro, Charles Wilkinson, Charles Falls, John Greenwood, Marguerite Caller-Carcano, Elizabeth Norton, J. J. Lankes. Edition 600. $150.
Reference Works: Individual Artists.
- (Arms). Arms, Dorothy Noyes and John Taylor. Hill Towns and Cities of Northern Italy with Fifty-Six Reproductions of Etchings, Aquatints, and Drawings. The MacMillan Company, New York NY, 1932. Hard Cover. Limited edition of 100, #61, lacking the original etched frontispiece. 217 pages. Cloth on cover stained; box case soiled. Name on front page. Some pages uncut. $75.
- (Bengetz). Will Barnet and Richard Bartlett. The Lithographs of Ture Bengetz.
The MacMillan Company, New York NY, 1932. Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Mass, 1978. Pictorial Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 12.5 x 9.5 Inches. Hard cover; d.j. 134 p.; many plates (mostly black & white). Dedication by Lillian Bengetz. $35.
- (Bishop). Isabel Bishop. Sheldon Reich and John I. H. Baur. Isabel Bishop. University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, 1974. Limited. Hardcover, Limited to 2500 copies, 1974. Hard cover, dj (slight tear). Fine condition. 221 pp. $35.
- (Bishop). Una Johnson and Jo Miller. Isabel Bishop. Brooklyn Museum, 1964. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. 63 pp. $20.
- (Blake, William). Martin Butlin. William Blake. Tate Gallery Little Book series. 1978. 6 1/4 x 6 1/4. 32 illustrtions of prints, drawings and watercolors, many in color. Ink on front inside cover. Fair condition. $15.
of prints, drawings and watercolors, many in color. Ink on front inside cover. Fair condition. $15.
- (Blampied). Andrew Hall. Edmund Blampied: An Illustrated Life. Jersey, C.I.: Jersey Heritage Trust, 1910. Paperback 272 pages. Numerous illustrations. Edmund Blampied (1886-1966) is best known for his lively etchings and delicate drypoints of a bygone life in rural Jersey. Before he gained a worldwide reputation as a printmaker he made his living as a commercial artist, often signing his work "Blam". This book charts Blampied's life through his work as an illustrator, starting in 1905 for the "Daily Chronicle" newspaper; his drawings of fashionable young women for "The Sketch", "The Sphere", "The Ladies Field" and other large format magazines before the First World War; his work on children's books for Thomas Nelson and Sons; his substantial contribution as a decorative artist and political cartoonist for "The Bystander" magazine in the 1920s; his work for monthly story magazines; his drawings of British life for "The Illustrated London News" in the 1930s; and, the dust jackets he designed for some 130 novels. This lavishly illustrated volume opens the pages of books and magazines containing Blampied's work to show a hidden treasure of dainty drawings and charming illustrations by one of Jersey's most celebrated artists. $60.
- (Christo). Jorg Schellmann. Christo Prints And Objects, 1963-1987 A Catalogue Raisonné. Introduction by Werner Spies. Munich & New York: Abbeville Press, 1988. 8vo. pp. 187. profusely illus. (66 colour). index. cloth. dw. First Edition of the English Translation. Hardcover, d.j. $75.
- (Kahn). Wolf Kahn.Wolf Kahn. Large Format Pastels. Introduction by John Updike. Publisher: Ameringer Yohe Fine Art, 2005. First Edition. Spiral Bound. Fine. Catalog to accompany the 2005 exhibition. 23 pastel drawings faithfully reproduced on heavy weight water color paper. Introduction by C.K. Williams laid-in. As New. $150.
- (Kahn). Wolf Kahn. Wolf Kahn's America: An Artist's Travels. Abrams, United States, 2003. Hardback. In this charming book, the artist describes his travels across the United States, illustrating his adventures with the works he created on his journeys. In a series of short essays, each only a few paragraphs in length, Kahn recalls the places in America where he has traveled to work as well as the problems those diverse locations presented to him as an artist, and how he solved them. The text is accompanied by 100 of Kahn's superbly reproduced oil paintings and pastels. Hardback, dd.j. Book Condition: New. $40.
- (Kollwitz).Prints and Drawings of Kathe Kollwitz N.Y.: Dover Publications. 1969., 1969. Oversize pict softcover. xxxii, 72pp. Folio 2nd edition 83 striking illustrations, some full size. Includes four of Kollwitz's great print cycles. 11 x 13 5/8 in. Soft cover. $10.
- (Kirchner). Roman Ketterer, editor. E.L. Kirchner. Drawings and Pastels. New York, Alpine, 1982. 315 pp; dj.316 pages. Colour and other illustrations.Essays, followed by a full page illustration with accompanying text. A good monograph on the German Expressionist. $40.
- (Kirmse, Marguerite). Alfred Ollivant. Bob, Son of Battle. Garden City Pub, Garden City,NY, 1898. HARDCOVER. Book Condition: very good. Marguerite Kirmse illustrations. 6x9" Decorated clothbound; dj has losses along spine and lower cover. 306 pp. Owner's bookplate, otherwise very clean. Book has 6 full page color ilustrations, plus numerous black & wwhite in-text drawings. $25.
- (Kokoschka). Ernest Rathenau. Oskar Kokoschka. Drawings 1906-1965. Coral Gables, University of Miami Press, 1970. Originally published in German in 1967, this book of the drawings of Oskar Kokoschka is a collection of the works drawn between 1906 and 1965. There are one hundred and thirty-four drawings in chalk crayon, charcoal, crayon, pen, pencil, wash, and watercolor. $35.
- (Kokoschka). Orbis Pictus. Prints of Oskar Kokoschka 1906-1976. Exhibition catalogue. 1987. Selected from the collection of Reinhold, Count Bethusy-Huc. With essays by Jaroslaw Leshko, E. H. Gombrich, and Reinhold, Count Bethusy-Huc. Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1987. Quarto, pictorial soft-covers. 104 pages, illustrated. A fine copy. $20.
- (Kokoschka). Saul and David with 41 Lithographs by Oskar Kokoschka.
: G.P.Putnam's Sons, New York, 1973. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. 4to. 214 pp. illus. Soiling at lower cover, not affecting the plates. Hard cover. d.j. $25.
- (Leighton, Clare). Simon Brett. Clare Leighton. The Growth and Shaping of an Artist / Writer.
A Selection of Clare Leighton's talks and memoirs, illustrated by over 30 of her wood-engraved images. Forward by Simon Brett. Published by the Estate of Clare Leighton, 2009. Soft cover. Book Condition: As New. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Drawn from Clare Leighton's diaries, lectures. reminiscences, essays and memoirs this assemblage is the next best thing to an autobiography; touching on art, education, gardening, life and happiness. 11 X 8.5 ins. 80 pp. Paper covers with wood engraving by the artist on upper cover. Illustrated with over 30 Clare Leighton wood engravings chosen on the basis that they are specifically mentioned in the text. Some of the engravings reproduced here for the first time. Frontispiece photo of the artist at work on a wood block. $35.
- (Lewis, Martin). Martin Lewis. American Etchers, Vol. XI. Crafton Collection, (1931)., NY:, 1931. Second printing. 4to, pp. not numbered. With an introduction by Charles Lemon Morgan. With 12 plates. Red cloth. Cover rubbed, torn at lower spine. $25.
- (Picasso). Bernhard Geiser. Picasso: Sixty Years of Graphic Works. Greenwich,
CT, New York Graphic Society, 1966. 168pp; illustrates 441 graphics; dj. Useful reference for the collector who wants a representative selevction of Picasso's graphic work. $25.
- (Posters) Dr. Kurt Wagner and Lisa Pemstein. The Posters of Paris, 1880-1900.. The Terry and Louis Silver Collection. Illustrated catalogue of posters by Cheret, Toulouse-Lautrec, Bonnard, Steinlen, Mucha. 192pp. Softcover. $15.
- (Rebay). Joan M. L. Hilla Rebay: In Search of the Spirit in Art. George Braziller, New York, 1983. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. 7 1/2" x 9 1/2". Pristine first edition bound in mauve cloth with gilt title on spine. Has no discernable flaws. Dust jacket is unclipped. In the 1930's and '40's Rebay introduced America to non-objective or "spiritually-predicated" art, including such artists as Kandinsky, Mondrain, Chagall, Delaunay, and Moholy Nagy. She was intrumental in founding the Museum of Non-Objective Painting (later Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum). Includes her copious correspondence with many of the artists, and Guggenheim and Frank Lloyd Wright. 366 pages includes index, notes, Black & white photos. $25.
- (Roth). Elizabeth Whitmore. American Etchers: Ernest Roth. The Crafton Series. New York: T. Spenser Hudson, 1929; Cloth. Very Good/Good+. First Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. The first in a series on American etchers compiled by The Crafton Collection. The first printing after 75 special copies. $40.
- Salaman, Malcolm. The New Woodcut. London Studio 1930. Soft Cover Very Good 176 pages; artists include Ruzicka, Hasegawa, Carlegle, Bonfils, Davies, Fenning, many others; color, black and white illustrated throughout; Spine cover missing. $50.
- (Tennyson). Alfred Lord Tennyson. The Princess. A Medley. Kegan Paul, Trench & Co, London, 1882. Vellum cover. Reprint. 199pp.160mm x 110mm (6 3/8" x 3 3/4").Without dust jacket as issued. Front board a little warped. Spine discolored and chipped on top. . Frontispiece with poem and wood engraving. $20.
- (Toulouse-Lautrec). Toulouse Lautrec. Lithographs from the collection of Ludwig and Erik Charell. Sotheby's, London, hard cover auction catalogue. April, 1978. 178 pp; dj. $20.
- (Toulouse Lautrec.) Henri de Gotz Adriani. Toulouse-Lautrec: The Complete Graphic Works - A Catalogue Raisonne (Painters & Sculptors. Thames and Hudson for Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1988. Decorated Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 10.0 x 12.5 In. 424 illustrations, 78 in color. $50.
- (Ward, Lynd). Storyteller Without Words: The Wood Engravings of Lynd Ward. Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1974. First Edition. Coverage of the 6 woodcut novels, plus book illustrations, "various small ones" and prints, plus bibliography. Notable for Ward's own text (chiefly the 7 1/2-page introductory "The Way of Wood Engraving"). 310 pages followed by b/w print section with titles on opposite page, b/w and sepia illustrations, brief bibliography, includes all his works and most of his woodblocks; 4to, black/brown boards, illustrated front cover. Hard Cover, d.j. $200.
- (Warhol, Andy). Andy Warhol Frayda Feldman,and Jorg Schellmann. R. Feldman Fine Arts, 1985. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Quarto. Cloth, d.j. 119 pp., with appendices and index of prints. Illustrated with over 390 reproductions, including 344 in color. The 364 graphic works illustrated and documented. $45.
- (Zorn). Ernest M. Lang. The Etchings of Anders Zorn. Publisher: Empire State Book Co., NY, 1923.; With an introduction and critical notes by Ernest M. Lang, xix pp. text + 101 reproductions, 4to, cloth. dj torn. Good condition. $45.
- (Whistler). J.A.M. Whistler. Mr. Whistler's "Ten O'Clock" A Lecture by James A. McNeill Whistler. : Thomas Bird Mosher, Maine, 1916. Book Condition: Very Good. Limited Edition of 450 copies printed on Van Gelder hand made paper, Stiff Brown boards with gilt letering on cover. Some losses to cover along top spine area. $50.
Reference Works: General.
Book prices are net. Shipping is billed at cost.
- Grant Arnold. Creative Lithography and How to Do It. New York: Harper, 1941. 214 pages. Hard cover. dust jacket. $25.
- (Art). Dutton, Denis. The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human Evolution. New YorkL Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2009. Fine condition. Hard cover, d.j. 277 pp. $17.
- (Art History). Heinrich Wolfflin. Principles of art history : the problem of the development of style in later art. Dover Publications, 1950, 7th printing. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. 237 pages. $7.
- (Art Mystery). David Adams Cleveland. Wirh a Gemlike Flame, A Novel of Venice and a Lost Masterpiece. New York: Carroll & Graf, 2001. First edition. Hard cover, dj. Remainder ink on bottom. 327 pp. $15.
- (Bali). Miguel Covarrubias. Island of Bali. : Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1937. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Near fine first edition book without dust jacket. Includes fold-out map. Boards are bright yellow, black graphics are crisp. Book is internally clean and tight. Clored frontispiece, 4 other coloured plates, many captioned black/white illustrations on 32 plates out-of-text photographed by Rose Covarrubias, 17 other plates in text after photographs, of which 4 coloured, many illustrations in text after drawings, folded sketch-map of Bali at front, glossary, 20 pp. of index, bibliography, table of contents. An already classical monograph on Bali and her population, e.g. country, people, community, rice, work and wealth, every day life, family and kinship relations, art and artists, drama, (which includes a brief description (pp. 236-43) of the wayang kulit, the equivalent for a performance, a Dalng's ordination ceremony); Rites, Festivals and Witchcraft, Death and Cremation. $50.
- (Block Prints). Curtiss Sprague. How to Make Linoleum Blocks. Pelham NY, Bridgeman, 1928. Pelham, NY Bridgman Publishers 1928-December 2nd Edition Hardbound 8vo, 63 pp. Illustrated with drawings and with engraved illustrations by well known artists, including Norman Kent, E H Suydam, and the author of this work. $25.
- (Davis). Sylvan Cole and Jane Myers. Stuart Davis. Graphic Work and Related Paintings with a Catalogue Raisonne of the Prints. Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum, 1986. Hard cover; dj. $60.
- Chastel, Andre. The Flowering of the Italian Renaissance.
Odyssey Press, New York, 1965. Hardcover, d.j., illus. (part fold., part col.), maps (part fold., part col.) . xi, 384 p. $20.
- (Dehn). Adolf Dehn and Lawrence Barrett. How to Draw and Print Lithographs. New York, American Artists Group, 1950. Contains many illustrations and plates and full-page lithographs with technical notes about each print. Drawn on the Stone by Adolf Dehn. Reproductions of lithographs by Dehn. 120 pp.; dj. Publisher: American Artists Group, Inc. 1950; Hard Cover. $35.
- Heller, Joseph. Print Making Today: An Introduction to the Graphic Arts. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., New York, 1958. Hardcover frayed at edges (join the crowd), d.j. torn. Illustrated and explains graphic techniques. Good introduction to printmaking. $10.
- (Inro). Else Kress. Meeting once more: inro and their design drawings. Publisher: Leiden 1999, 1999
Heinz Kaempfer. Stiff pictorial wrs., verygood,22.5 x 22.5 cm., 105p., 60 color & b.w. photos, English text. Only edition. An in-depth study of the relationships between the decorations of Inro, their design drawings and printed illustratedbooks. $25.
- (Japanese No Plays). Japanese Drama. Tourist Library #6.Publisher: Maruzen Company Ltd, 1935, 1935
Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. Date stamp on front cover, water staining on tattered cover. First Thus. Includes pull out map of the stage, auditorium and outside of theater, Edo about 1764 A.D., small size cream colored book full of photos of Japanese drama. $13.
- (Linoleum Blocks). Curtiss Sprague. How to Make Linoleum Blocks.
N. Y.: Bridgman 1928 Hardcover Good 63,  p. illus. Second edition, Dec. 1928. $10.
- (Lithographs). Felix Man. Artist's LithographsL A World History from Senefelder to the Present Day. G.P. Putnam's Sons, NY, 1970. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Folio - 14" tall. Hardcover, DJ. 216 PP. Profusely illustrated with 193 PLATES, 32 IN FULL COLOR,. $20.
- (Lockhart collection). Robert McDonald. An Exhibition of 100 Prints and Drawings from the Collection of James H. Lockhart, Jr. Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1939. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 217 pages, many b/w ill. 1000 copies printed. A very impressive collection. $10.
- Martin, Steve. An Object of Beauty. Grand Central Pub, 2010. Hardcover, d.j. Book Condition: Brand New. 295pp. $20. A less-than-flattering tale of the art world by a noted collector.
- Pleasure). Paul Bloom. How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like. W. W. Norton & Company, 2010. Hardcover, d.j. Book Condition: New. 280pp. $20.
- Ronald G. Robertson. Contemporary Printmaking in Japan. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1965. With the techniques and prints of six leading Japanese wood-block artists. 170 illustrations plus 35 in color. First American edition. Endpages soiled. Ex-libris stamp; name on front page. $45.
- Wechsler, Herman J. Great Prints & Printmakers. Leon Amiel Publisher, Oceanside, New York, U.S.A., 1977. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 240pp/Illustrated -- this book discusses the art of making relief prints, intaglio prints, planographic (surface) prints, stencil prints, monotypes, cliché-verres, & rubbings -- also includes a practical guide to print collecting -- 37 black/white reproductions in text, 100 full-page plates (16 of which are in full color plates). Hard cover, d.j. $65.
- Weidenfeld and Nicholson. The Great Japan Exhibition. Art of the Edo Period 1600-1868. Royal Academy of Arts, London. 1981-82. softcover. 384 illustrated pages. Extensive coverage of Japanese arts and crafts. $35.
- (Women Artists). Karen Peet. American Women of the Etching Revival. Exhibition catalogue. 1988. 72 pp. Contains illustrations and biographies. $35.
- (Woodcuts). Malcolm Salaman. The New Woodcut. New York: Alberet and Charles Boni, Inc., 1929. Special issue of The Studio. 176 pp, soft cover . Front cover detached. $90.
- (World War I). Cornbise, Alfred Emile. Art from the Trenches: America's Uniformed Artists in World War I. College Station, Tx: Texas A&M University Press, 1991. First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine in Near Fine jacket 4to-over 9 3/4 "-12" tall. 157pp. incl. index; Hardback, dj. Fine condition. $25.
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