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19th and 20th Century American and European Prints, Old Master Prints. New York Sotheby's: October 10-11, 1984. Softcover. 8"x10.5", about 100 pages, 708 lots, black & white illustrations. Prices realised sheet stapled to first page. Library stamp, else clean.

Inventory #: 36006
Price: $ 15.00       




19th and 20th Century and Contemporary Prints. Los Angeles Sotheby's: October 5th, 1994. Softcover. 8"x10.5", about 100 pages, 359 lots, color and black & white illustrations. Prices realised sheet loosely inserted. Library stamp, else clean.

Inventory #: 35998
Price: $ 15.00       




19th and 20th Century Prints, Contemporary Prints and Photographs. Los Angeles Sotheby's: October 12, 1995. Softcover. 8"x10.5", about 150 pages, 388 lots, color and black & white illustrations. Prices realised sheet loosely inserted. Library stamp, else clean.

Inventory #: 35999
Price: $ 15.00       




19th and 20th Century, Contemporary and Old Master Prints. New York Sotheby's: November 8-9, 1984. Softcover. 8"x10.5", about 300 pages, 828 lots, several color and many black & white illustrations. Prices realised sheet stapled to first page. Library stamp, else clean.

Inventory #: 36005
Price: $ 15.00       




American Decorative and Historical Prints. Property of Various Owners. New York Sotheby's: January 29, 1982. This auction included many Audubon and after-Audubon prints, some fine Currier & Ives prints, and many other important examples. Softcover. 8.5"x9.5", 83 pages, 251 lots, b/w illustrations prices realised sheet stapled to title page a nice copy.

Inventory #: 8561
Price: $ 25.00       




American Historical Prints. New York Swann Galleries: April 23, 1998. Softcover. 6.5"x9.5", 353 lots, black & white illustrations. Minor soil.

Inventory #: 34516
Price: $ 20.00       




Fifty Sets of Prints from the Sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries. London J.B. von der Becke: November, 1969. A printseller's catalog, illustrating and describing examples from a number of decorative print sets. An interesting survey. Softcover. 7"x8", 32 pages, b/w illustrations a nice copy.

Inventory #: 30420
Price: $ 15.00       




Graphic Americana. New York Sotheby Parke Bernet: December 18, 1973. An auction including historical views, portraits, maps, atlases, maps & views of the West Indies, a series of plates from the Elephant Folio of Audubon's "Birds of America", and drawings and watercolors by Augustus Kollner, a Philadelphia lithographer. Softcover. 8.5"x9", 32 pages, 148 lots, b/w illustrations prices realised sheet stapled to title page a nice copy.

Inventory #: 8560
Price: $ 25.00       




Old Master and 19th and 20th Century Prints. New York Sotheby's: May 11-12, 1989. Softcover. 8"x10.5", about 250 pages, 866 lots, some color and many black & white illustrations. Prices realised sheet stapled to first page. Library stamp, else clean.

Inventory #: 36001
Price: $ 15.00       




Old Master Prints from the Collection of the late Dr. Albert W. Blum. New York Sotheby's: February 27, 1998. Sale 5691. The catalog of an auction devoted to prints by masters from the fifteenth-eighteenth centuries including works by Rembrandt, Durer and Leyden. Softcover. 8"x11", about 200 pages, 269 lots, b/w illustrations with 5 color plates, prices realized sheet stapled to title page. Fine condition.

Inventory #: 31828
Price: $ 25.00       




Old Master, 19th and 20th Century and Contemporary Prints. New York Sotheby's: February 25-27, 1988. Softcover. 8"x10.5", about 200 pages, 709 lots, black & white illustrations. Library stamp, corner bump, else clean.

Inventory #: 36003
Price: $ 15.00       




Old Master, 19th and 20th Century and Contemporary Prints. New York Sotheby's: May 13-15, 1987. Softcover. 8"x10.5", about 300 pages, 973 lots, some color and many black & white illustrations. Prices realised sheet stapled to first page. Library stamp, else clean.

Inventory #: 36004
Price: $ 15.00       




Old Master, 19th and 20th Century Prints. New York Sotheby's: May 13-14, 1993. Softcover. 8"x10.5", about 250 pages, 862 lots, color and black & white illustrations. Prices realised sheet laid in loosely. Library stamp, else clean.

Inventory #: 36002
Price: $ 15.00       




Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints. New York Sotheby's: May 14-16, 1992. Softcover. 8"x10.5", about 300 pages, 959 lots, color and black & white illustrations. Prices realised sheet loosely inserted. Library stamp, else clean.

Inventory #: 36000
Price: $ 15.00       




One Hundred Notable American Engravers 1683-1850. Annotated List of Prints. New York Public Library: 1928. Issued in conjunction with an exhibition at the Library, with notes on the prints and their makers. Softcover. 7"x10", 38 pages, plus 7 black & white plates. Ex-institutional, worn.

Inventory #: 34665
Price: $ 20.00       




The John C. Cary Print Collection. Grand Rapids Art Museum: no date (1980s). A handlist to 228 prints, mostly American & English late 19th and early 20th century examples, given to the Museum by John C. Cary. The brochure includes 6 illustrations and several sort appreciations of Cary and his collection. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 15 pages, black & white illustrations, light wear, minor soil.

Inventory #: 35228
Price: $ 20.00       




Allodi, Mary Macaulay & Rosemarie L. Tovell. An Engraver's Pilgrimage. James Smillie in Quebec, 1821-1830. Royal Ontario Museum: 1989. James Smillie [1807-1885 emigrated from his native Scotland to Quebec in 1821 at the age of 14, and in his later years wrote a detailed biography about his early years there, providing excellent documentation of an otherwise obscure period in the history of engraving in the city. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 139 pages, black & white illustrations. Some cover wear.

Inventory #: 35192
Price: $ 25.00       




Arader, W. Graham III, & Wendy Shadwell. Native Grace. Prints of the New World, 1590-1876. Charlottesville Thomasson-Grant: 1988. A sumptuous coffee table book, featuring 104 beautiful prints from the private collection of the famous and controversial print dealer W. Graham Arader III. Hardcover. 12.5"x2", 127 pages, color illustrations, dust jacket. Light wear.

Inventory #: 35407
Price: $ 45.00       




Beall, Karen F., et al. American Prints in the Library of Congress, A Catalog of the Collection. Baltimore The Johns Hopkins Press: 1970. "The first published record of the library's holdings of prints by American artists. Approximately 12,000 prints from Colonial times to the present representing the work of 1,250 artists are listed alphabetically. Over 1,600 illustrations are included". Hardcover. 9"x10.5", 568 pages, 1,600+ black & white illustrations, dust jacket. Jacket soiled.

Inventory #: 35246
Price: $ 125.00       




[Benkard] Currier & Ives Prints. The Collection of the Late Col. J. Philip Benkard, New York City. New York American Art Association, Anderson Galleries: November 11-13, 1929. Sale 3789. The auction of a noted private collection with many rarities. Softcover. 7"x10.5", 76 pages, 395 lots, b/w illustrations. Light wear and soil. Small sticker on cover.

Inventory #: 31899
Price: $ 40.00       




Brigham, Clarence S. Paul Revere's Engravings. Worcester American Antiquarian Society: 1954. A scholarly, definitive reference to the full range of Revere's varied and interesting work. An essential reference, and this, the first edition, is much grander and more physically pleasing than the more common reprint. Hardcover. 9.5"x12.5", 181 pages, plus 77 plates, several colored, and some folding. Apparently ex-institutional, with several small "discard" stamps and white numbers on the spine, but no other marks.

Inventory #: 35787
Price: $ 50.00       




Deak, Gloria-Gilda. American Views. Prospects and Vistas. New York A Studio Book/Viking Press: 1976. An over-sized presentation of 48 superb prints from the collection of the New York Public Library, illustrating a wide variety of American views and scenes, from 1564 to 1883. The text includes and introduction by James Thomas Flexner. Hardcover. 12"x10.5", 134 pages, color plates, dust jacket. Jacket worn.

Inventory #: 35199
Price: $ 25.00       




Dobson, Margaret. Block-Cutting and Print-making by hand: From Wood, Linoleum and Other Media. London Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons: 1930. A complete and charmingly-illustrated guide to everything you need to know about making woodcuts, from the period when the art form was experiencing a great renaissance. The text, which is really quite comprehensive, is illustrated with many examples drawn from a variety of sources, including English art schools. Hardcover. 6.5"x9.5", xix + 183 pages, black & white and some color illustrations. Moderate soil, some wear.

Inventory #: 34363
Price: $ 45.00       




Doggett, Rachel, Julie L. Biggs & Carol Brobeck. Impressions of Wenceslaus Hollar. Washington Folger Shakespeare Library: 1996. An exhibition catalog devoted to the work of the famous 17th century engraver of architecture, topography and everyday life. With essays on "Impressions of Wenceslaus Hollar" and "The Techniques of Etching and Engraving", as well as an illustrated and descriptive catalog of the exhibition. Softcover. 10.5"x9", 124 pages, b/w illustrations light wear.

Inventory #: 9474
Price: $ 25.00       




Dolmetsch, Joan D. (ed.). Eighteenth-Century Prints in Colonial America. To Educate and Decorate. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation: 1980. 2nd printing. A series of papers first presented at a symposium at Colonial Williamsburg in 1974. Includes- The Role of the British Eighteenth-Century Print at Williamsburg - London's images of Colonial America - Views of port Cities as Depicted by Vernet and Other Eighteenth-Century Artists - American Almanac Illustration in the Eighteenth Century - Embellishments for Practical Repositories: Eighteenth-Century American Magazine Illustration - Bickham's 'Musical Entertainer' and Other Curiosities - The Portrait Engravings in Charles Wilson Peale - The Prodigal Son in England and America: A Century of Change - Political Satires at Colonial Williamsburg. Hardcover. 6"x9", 206 pages, 107 black & white illustrations, dust jacket. Light wear.

Inventory #: 35325
Price: $ 25.00       




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