Fine Original Price Watercolor, 1837. Read More about The Betrothal. Watercolor, signed “Lake Price” and dated 1837
London: Done for George G. Harrap, 1936. Gooden, Stephen. Read More about Aesop's Fables: A Fox and a Stork
London: Done for George G. Harrap, 1936. Gooden, Stephen. Read More about Aesop's Fables: A Wolf and a Kid
London: William Heinemann, 1931. Gooden, Stephen. One of a small number of proofs issued separately from the book. Original Proof Engraving by Gooden for Fontaine's Fables. A fine proof of the vignette appearing in Volume I, page 80.This highly praised two-volume edition of Fontaine was limited to only 525 copies..... Read More about The Fables of Jean de la Fontaine: Aesop Explains a Will
London: William Heinemann, 1931. Gooden, Stephen. One of a small number of proofs issued separately from the book. Original Proof Engraving by Gooden for Fontaine's Fables. A fine proof of the vignette appearing in Volume II, page 214.This highly praised two-volume edition of Fontaine was limited to 525 copies. Read More about The Fables of Jean de la Fontaine: The Admirable Crichton
London: William Heinemann, 1931. Gooden, Stephen. One of a small number of proofs issued separately from the book. Original Proof Engraving by Gooden for Fontaine's Fables. Read More about The Fables of Jean de la Fontaine: The Oak and the Reed
London: The Nonesuch Press, 1926. Gooden, Stephen. Original Proof Engraving by Gooden for The Nonesuch Bible. Read More about The Holy Bible: The New Testament, title page
London: 1923. Gooden, Stephen. Gooden's First Commissioned Work. This was Gooden's first commissioned job as a line engraver, done for “Jackie” Hart, an insurance executive and friend who lived across the street from the artist's parents in suburban London; it was completed in May, 1923. Read More about J.N. Hart: Bookplate
London: 1934. Gooden, Stephen. Col. Danson was a member of the Liverpool firm of F.C. Danson & Co., and a noted book collector. He owned a number of Gooden's rare proofs and original drawings. Read More about John Raymond Danson: Bookplate
London: 1934. Gooden, Stephen. Read More about John Raymond Danson: Bookplate
London: The Nonesuch Press, 1925. Gooden, Stephen. One of 12 proofs pulled before the plate was steelfaced. Stephen Gooden Bible Title Page, One of Twelve Proofs. A fine proof impression of Gooden's superb title page for the Nonesuch Bible, one of 12 proofs pulled for the artist before the book..... Read More about The Nonesuch Bible: Title Page for Samuel to Psalms
London: Done for the George G. Harrap Co. limited edition of 125 copies, 1940. Stephen Gooden (1892-1955) was the most accomplished line engraver of his time. He illustrated a number of books, among them the Nonesuch Press Bible, the Rubaiyat, the Fables of La Fontaine, George Moore's The Brook Kerith..... Read More about Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
c1880. Original Pencil Study by Kate Greenaway. Kate Greenaway (1846-1901) was a British illustrator whose work as a book illustrator has earned her the title of one of the three great illustrators of children's books in the mid-Victorian period. Read More about Study of a Young Girl with a Parasol
Hampstead: 50 Frognal, Monday. Read More about ALS. To Miss Timmern. Saying she doesn't give out biographical information, but happy to talk...
[London]: March 22, 1879. Read More about Signed Receipt "Rec. K. Greenaway " from her publisher Messrs. Cassell, Petter &...
London: A & C Black, . First edition. Read More about Cruikshank's Water-Colours
Ca. 1963. Original Watercolor. A meticulously executed depiction of medieval folk celebrating in a town square against a snowy landscape; above the drawing is pasted the title page lettering, here bearing the American publisher's imprint of Harcourt, Brace (the book was first published in England, by Wide World).Antony Groves-Raines (b..... Read More about On Christmas Day in the Morning! Original double-spread watercolor design for title page of this...
1878. Haden qualified as a doctor and practised medicine with great success (Queen Victoria was a patient of his). He found that etching, while still an amateur, helped discipline his hand for surgery. He owned a considerable collection of Rembrandt etchings and was a connoiseur of Old Master prints. His..... Read More about Etching: “Windsor”
[Paris]: August 3, 1895. Widow of Philip Hamerton who died November 4, 1894. Read More about A.N.S. Thanks for draft £319.40 for royalties. Had to come to Paris to be near daughter
Boulogne sur Seine: Feb 14th 1894. Reads: " ' The Isles of Loch Awe' has been out of print for many years and the price in the second hand bookshops has gradually risenThe best people to apply to would be Messrs. Elkin Mathews and John Lane of the Bodley Head..... Read More about A.L.S. "My dear Sir"
Saone, Loire: 24th May 1880. Reads in part: "The proof of the article on Mr. Haden has just come to hand. I have at once corrected it, so that it may be ready to send off to you without delay when I hear from Haden which will probably be very..... Read More about A.L.S. About his article on Seymour Haden
Heath, Henry. Henry Heath was probably the brother of William (see below). A “versatile and imitative” artist, according to House (p. 337), these are excellent examples of the “coarse and loose” Heath manner in which he worked between the years 1824-30. Read More about “Vot old Slingsby!! Vot are you turned Ghost?”
England: Ca. 1840. Heath, Henry. Commerce vs. Art. Read More about “What cheer Brother? Mayhah you’r taking an Observation. No bless you I’m only taking a...