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Although printed in 1785, the introductory matter was destroyed by fire, and Ritson abandoned the completion of it. The sheets eventually fell into the hands of Triphook, who issued it thus, with a new title page, preface, and, according to him a portrait by "Mrs. Park of Hampstead" - which..... Read More about
Reynaldo Luza (1893-1978), pre-eminent fashion artist, was born in Lima, Peru. He began training as an architect at the University of Louvain, Belgium, but returned to Peru at the outbreak of World War I, where he changed his studies from architecture to art. In 1918 he came to the United..... Read More about 28 Photographs of Reynaldo Luza, his studio and others
s.l: s.n, 1945. One of 15 Hors Commerce copies from an edtion of 215. Thirty-one erotic illustrations each of which is accompanied by a four line poem. Read More about 31 Devises à l'usage des grands
London: Published at the Punch Office, 85, Fleet Street, 1847. Leech, John. First edition. Read More about The Comic History of England
London: George Bell & Sons, York Street, Covent Garden, 1869. Cruikshank, George. New edition. Inscribed "To Chas. Kent Esquire with the best regards of George Cruikshank July 4, 1870." opposite engraved title. Read More about George Cruikshank's Table Book
London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., 10, Bouverie Street, nd. Cruikshank, George. Read More about The Comic Blackstone
London: Bradbury & Evans. 11, Bouverie, . Leech, John. First Edition with the original parts bound in at back, with ads. With inserted ads as per Abbey. Read More about The Comic History of Rome
London: Published at the Punch Office, 85, Fleet Street, 1847. Leech, John. First edition. PRINTED WRAPPERS BOUND IN. Read More about The Comic History of England
London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co, nd. Early Editions. A fine and attractive set. Read More about The Comic History of England [with] The Comic History of Rome
Morgan Hall, Fairford, Gloucestershire: Nov 25, 1905 & March 10, 1906. Read More about Two Autograph Letters, Signed, One to Miss Luff (autograph request)and another to Mr. Harris...
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1939. First Edition. Abbott's intention with this work, funded by the WPA, was "to do in Manhattan what Atget did in Paris." "Abbot photographed warehouses, skyscrapers, bridges, tenements, newsstands, department stores, and hotels with a straightforward style that nodded toward nineteenth-century classicism while signaling..... Read More about Changing New York. Text by Elizabeth McCausland. [Preface by Audrey McMahon
New York: Underwood & Underwood, ca. [1920?]. Signed by the famous Congregationalist minister who took over Henry Ward Beecher’s congregation: “Yours sincerely / Lyman Abbott.”Provenance: C.N. Thomas of Underwood and Underwood. Read More about Photographic portrait of Abbott, seated at his desk
New York: The Covill& Adams Company, 1896. First American edition Printed in London. Read More about Instantaneous Photography
London: Rudolf Ackermann, 1814. First edition. Fine Early Copy of Ackermann's Oxford. An early copy. The list of plates in vol. I is the first state (it does not list the portraits of Founders; this copy does not include the Founders). Plate 1, vol.1, is mislabeled “History of Cambridge” and..... Read More about A History of the University of Oxford, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings
London: Ackermann, 1816. First Edition, First Issue (paper watermarked 1816). This folio forms part of one of Ackermann’s larger, though not so successful projects, his History of the Colleges. Ford in his book on Ackermann notes that William Combe wrote the text for this, as well as five other schools..... Read More about History of the Merchant Taylors' School
Londres: Lo Publica R. Ackermann en su Repositorio de Artes Numero 101, Strand. Impreso por J. Moyes, Grenville Street, Londres, 1825 & 1826. These two volumes are all that were done by Ackermann. Volume II has issues 9 & 10 of Tomo II in some copies but not hereat Vol..... Read More about Museo universal de Ciencias y Artes. Año Primeo. Cuatro Trimestres de Julio y Octubre de 824,...
London: R[udolph] Ackermann, 101, Strand, c. 1813. First Edition. Read More about "The Upholsterer's Repository/ Published by R. Ackermann's, 101, Strand,/ Price £1. 4s, in...
London: R. Ackermann, July, 1815-1828. An incomplete run of The Repository of the Arts A RARE SET INCLUDING PARTS OF ALL THREE SERIES: Series 1 Volume XIV only ; Series 2 Volumes.I-VII, XI-XIV ; Series 3 Volumes .I-VII, IX, X. The costume plates run throughout all three series forming a...... Read More about The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics. Series I,...
San Francisco: The American Trust Company, (1954). First Edition. Read More about The Pageant of History and the Panorama of today in Northern California...with Text by Nancy Newhall
San Francisco: Sierra Club, . First edition. Read More about These We Inherit. The Parklands of America
Cincinnati, Ohio: Strobridge & Co, 1871. First edition. "In 1871, his Chronological Chart of Ancient, Modern and Biblical History was published by Strobridge & Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, the premier publisher of American commercial art. The technique of chromolithography offered the emerging middle class affordable color reproductions and, in this case, made lessons of history..... Read More about Chronological Chart of Ancient, Modern and Biblical History. Synchronized by Sebastian C. Adams....
np: 1952. Eisenhower's Vicuña Coat Man. Read More about Autograph Note Signed to LIFE photographer ALFRED EISENSTAEDT, "For Alfred Eisenstaedt with...
Lippincott. London: Heinemann, nd c. 1912. Read More about A Book of Beggars
New York: The Scovill & Adams Company, 1893 & 1894. First edition. The Seventh and Eighth Volumes in the series. Read More about The American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times. Almanac for 1893 & 1894