A monograph of the Turdidae, or family of thrushes.
By the late Henry Seebohm, … edited and completed (after the author’s death) by R. Bowdler Sharpe, Lld., F.L.S., etc. London : Henry Sotheran & Co., 1902. Two volumes, thick quarto, publisher’s binding of half red morocco over red cloth bound boards, gilt ruled, spine in compartments, ruled and lettered…
The history of Sumatra,
containing an account of the government, laws, customs, and manners of the native inhabitants,with a description of the natural productions, and a relation of the ancient political state of that island. The third edition, with corrections, additions, and plates. London : printed for the author,  – 1811. Quarto, full…
Picturae Peristyli Vaticani, manus Raphaelis Sanci in tabulis aereis nova cura expressae, chartisque redditae anno M.DCC.LXXXX.
Opus immortalitate dignissimum quod honori D.N. Pii VI Pontificis Maximi restitutoris felicium saeculorum Petr. Paulus Montagnanus dedicat devotus sanctitati maiestatique eius et cuius munificentia artes ingenuae revixere cum eo vivat in omne aevum simul aeterno idem praeconio benefacta optimi principis posteritati testetur. Rome : . Oblong folio (382 x 485…
Original design for an advertisement for Bally shoes.
Paris, 1955. Gouache on paper, sheet size 350 x 255 mm, signed by the artist at lower right; verso with wet stamp of the commercial artist: ‘Pierre Delpire, 67 rue de la Barre, Enghien-les-bains’; unmounted, in good condition. Bally is a Swiss luxury fashion company, founded as ‘Bally & Co’…
Louis Vuitton : malletier à Paris
Paris : Louis Vuitton, [circa 1980]. Oblong octavo, stiff brown wrappers with the Louis Vuitton monogram to front, pp 41, with monochrome illustrations throughout; a few prices annotated in biro, else a fine copy. Trade catalogue for a wide range of Louis Vuitton luggage.
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[Melbourne] : the artists, 2007. Artist’s book, 110 mm tall, consisting of 22 page concertina offset lithograph by Gracia Haby, bound by Louise Jennison, initalled by Haby. Printed in an edition of 10 copies, this is the single Artist’s Proof. Exhibited as part of A trapdoor in every room (2007),…
[LA PEROUSE] The grand interesting Pantomime of La Perouse; Or the Desolate Island
[Liverpool] : Egerton Smith and Co. Printers, Pool-Lane, . A good copy, with a small amount of loss to three corners and some mild spotting. Playbill, single sheet (300 x 185 mm), advertising a performance at the Theatre-Royal, Liverpool, on Friday, June 7th, 1811. The play opening the bill is…
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HABY, Gracia and JENNISON, Louise [Gracia & Louise]
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JARDINE, Walter Lacy (1884-1970)
Original watercolour design by Walter Jardine for an advertisement for Kraft cheese.Read more
Featured Acquisitions - Architecture
Welcome to our Architecture Collection.
Highlights include Robert Wood’s important studies of the archaeological sites of Palmyra and Baalbek (1753-1757); an 1823 illustrated description of Fonthill, the Gothic abbey built by eccentric William Beckford; an important folio of engravings by Robert Adam based on the ruins of Diocletian’s Palace in Dalmatia (1764); a selection of illustrated works showing gardens and country-houses; two 19th-century surveys of Regency architecture in London; and a compilation of engravings showing Raphael’s frescoes in the Vatican Loggia.
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