Aquatint rare book
4 volumes, octavo. Uncut in original boards, printed paper labels to spines as issued. Housed in a custom pull-off case with simulated morocco book spines and matching cloth chemise.£2,500
First Edition. 4 volumes, 8vo, 4 engraved titles, 52 aquatint plates (all but 2 hand-coloured), including the 28 for the Schoolmaster's Tour and others by Rowlandson, some trimmed close to actual image, overall internally very good, marbled endpapers; late nineteenth century crimson straight-grain morocco, double- fillet roll borders to covers, spines gilt compartments with gilt rules and gilt-titled red morocco onlays, gilt edges; light wear to joints, presented in modern cloth drop-back box. An excellent set.£2,000
KUENSTLER-GESELLSCHAFT in ZURICH [ARTISTS SOCIETY of ZURICH].Neujahrsblätter der Künstler-Gesellschaft von 1805 bis 1840.
4to. 36 issues, With manuscript title page, 36 aquatint plates, including one folding and 33 hand-coloured, some heightened with gum arabic, each acompanied by an engraved portrait of the artist and text with biographical information and mostly with separate title page which states year of publication; occasional light spotting. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, flat spine gilt; lightly rubbed.£2,750
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