Grosvenor Prints, catalogue n°123
We have the pleasure of uploading our new Reference Book Listing: Catalogue 123.
James Gillray: A Revolution in Satire.
New Haven & London: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2022.
4to (300 x 250mm, 11¾ x 9¾”), printed boards and illus. d/w; pp. viii + 400, profusely illustrated. New.
A superb study of James Gillray (1756-1815), the leading satirist of his times. Tim Clayton has written several books on prints, including ‘The English Print, 1688-1802’ (1997) and ‘Bonaparte and the British: prints and propaganda in the age of Napoleon’, the catalogue of an exhibition at the British Museum (2015).
[Ref: 59895] £60.00
Print Quarterly. Volume I [-XXV]
Print Quarterly Ltd, 1984-2008.
100 issues, soft covers, 245 x 190 (9¾ x 7½”), approx 80 pages per issue, profusely illustrated with half-tones; each volume (four issues) in green cloth gilt slipcase.
A vast collection of articles relating to prints.
[Ref: 59770] £650.00
Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum.
Frederic George Stephens. Mary Dorothy George.
Printed by Order of the Trustee. 1870-1954. [Vol. IV reprinted in 1978.]
Eleven 8vo volumes, original cloth gilt. Made up set from different sources. Distressed binding and damaged cover in some volumes.
British Museum Catalogue. The twelve-volume catalogue is the primary reference work for the study of British satirical prints of the 18th and 19th century. The first five volume of the catalogue were compiled by Frederic George Stephens (1827-1907), with the assistance of Edward Hawkins, while the last seven volumes were compiled by Mary Dorothy George (1878–1971). Valuable asset for any serious collector of satire.
[Ref: 59950] £1,800.00
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