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EXHIBITION & AUCTION SALE CATALOGUES
A Selection Featuring Works by the Pre-Raphaelites, Their Associates & Followers


1860-1910: PAINTINGS DRAWINGS SCULPTURE (London: Fischer Fine Art, June-July 1979).  25.5 x 20cm, in original printed card wraps, [18] pp., w/numerous b&w & colour plates.  Very Good.  C$25

ALBERT GOODWIN RWS 1845-1932: A MAIDSTONE ARTIST (Maidstone: Museum & Art Gallery, 1994).  18 x 20.5cm, in original card wraps w/photo & title to covers, 60 pp. listing 55 works, w/numerous colour & b&w plates.  Very Good.  (Inv. #657)  C$30

BRITISH SELF PORTRAITS c.1580-c.1860 (London: Arts Council, 1962).  25 x 18.5cm, in original card wraps w/photo & title to fr. cover, 28 pp. listing 88 portraits, w/plates section.  Very Good.  (Inv. #243)  C$35

CATALOGUE THIRTY-THREE, and CATALOGUE 40 (London: Hartnoll & Eyre Ltd., 1973 & 1974).  First editions, 22 x 11cm, in original card wraps w/titles to fr. covers, listing 50 & 35 works, several illus. in b&w, w/Price Lists loosely inserted.  Both Very Good.  (Inv. #848)  C$25

ENGLISH ROMANTIC ART 1850-1920: PRE-RAPHAELITES, ACADEMICS SYMBOLISTS (New York: Shepherd Gallery, 18 Oct-18 Nov. 1989).  First edition, 24 x 18.5cm, in original tan pictorial card wraps w/title to fr. cover, listing 146 works, most illus. in b&w & colour.  Very Good (fr. cover sl. stained).  (Inv. #853)  C$30

THE EXHIBITION OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS (London: Royal Academy, 1861, 1869 & 1870).  Three volumes, 24.5 x 18.5cm (8vo), 64, 72 & 64 pp. respectively.  All 3 printed by William Clowes & Sons, London.  Bindings Poor (considerable loss to wraps); contents Good (moderate soiling, & creases to several leaves)--binding or reference copies only.  (Inv. #40)  C$60

FINE VICTORIAN PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLOURS (London: Sotheby's Belgravia, 18 April 1978).  First edition, 20 x 21cm, in original red card wraps w/black title to fr. cover, 110 pp. listing 229 works, many illus. in b&w & colour, w/Price List loosely inserted.  Very Good (pencilled note & creases to covers).  (Inv. #843)  C$40

GOOD EIGHTEENTH AND NINETEENTH CENTURY ENGLISH FURNITURE (London: Sotheby's, 1982-83).  Ten catalogues (26 Mar., 16 Apr., 24 Sept. 1982; 18 & 25 Feb., 4 Mar., 29 Apr., 13 May, 30 Sept., 4 Nov., 5 Nov. 1983), first editions, in dark olive card wraps w/black decorations & titles to covers, all illustrated w/b&w plates.  Bindings Good (upper corners of fr. covers trimmed on 6 of the 10); contents Near-Fine.  (Inv. #481)  C$80

HIGHLY IMPORTANT VICTORIAN PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS (London: Sotheby's Belgravia, 24 October 1978).  First edition, 19.5 x 20.5cm, in original red cloth w/gilt title to spine, red ep.s, 72 pp. listing 34 works, all illus. in b&w & colour, in pictorial dustjacket, w/Price List loosely inserted.  Near-Fine (extremities of dj sl. rubbed).  (Inv. #845)  C$40

HIGHLY IMPORTANT VICTORIAN PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS (London: Sotheby's Belgravia, 19 March 1979).  First edition, 19.5 x 20.5cm, in original red cloth w/gilt title to spine, red ep.s, 104 pp. listing 48 works, all illus. in b&w & colour, in pictorial dustjacket, w/Price List tipped in.  Very Good (dj's lower fr. panel torn & creased).  (Inv. #844)  C$40

LOAN EXHIBITION OF PICTURES FROM THE CITY ART GALLERY BIRMINGHAM (London: Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd., 1957).  23 x 18cm, in original pale green card wraps w/text to fr. cover, 48 pp. listing 80 works, w/colour frontis & several b&w plates.  Very Good.  (Inv. #246)  C$40

LOAN EXHIBITION OF VICTORIAN PAINTING 1837-1887 (London: Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd., 1961).  23 x 17.5cm, in original card wraps w/photo & text to fr. cover, 71 pp. listing 138 works, w/several b&w plates & Introduction by Graham Reynolds.  Good.  Fredeman 18.23.  (Inv. #245)  C$40

LOAN EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY FORD MADOX BROWN AND THE PRE-RAPHAELITES (Manchester: City Art Gallery, 14 Sept.-30 Nov. 1911).  Second edition, 20.5 x 16.5cm (8vo), in original slate grey wraps w/printed title to fr. wrap, 108 (xx) pp. listing 319 works + FMB's 12 Town Hall murals, w/Introduction by J. Ernest Pythian & numerous unpaginated b&w plates.  Printed by John Heywood Ltd., Manchester.  Very Good (moderate fading & creasing to wraps).  Fredeman 8.6 & 16.7 (until 1984 "one of the most extensive Pre-Raphaelite loan exhibitions ever held").  (Inv. #743)  C$150

OLD MASTER & 18TH-20TH CENTURY PAINTINGS, WATERCOLOURS, DRAWINGS & PRINTS (London: Christie's & Sotheby's, 1939, 1941-70, 1980).  Approx. 600 individual (unbound as issued) auction catalogues dating from 1941 thru 1970 & several from 1939 & 1980.  Paper & card wraps as issued, mostly 8vo (a few sl. larger), some include b&w & colour plates.  Bindings Very Good (occas. lt. soiling); contents Near-Fine.  (Inv. #213)  C$400

PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS BY VICTORIAN ARTISTS IN ENGLAND (Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1965).  25.5 x 20.5cm, in white card wraps w/red & blue title to fr. cover, 104 pp. w/colour frontis., 3 colour plates & numerous b&w plates, listing 172 works, w/Introduction by Allen Staley.  Good.  (Inv. #259)  C$30

PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS FROM THE LEATHART COLLECTION (Newcastle: Laing Art Gallery, 1968).  18.5 x 24.5cm, in original white card wraps w/photo & title to fr. cover, 36 pp. listing 102 items, w/16 b&w plates.  Very Good.  Fennell 105.  (Inv. #392)  C$70

LE PAYSAGE ANGLAIS DES PRERAPHAELITES AUX SYMBOLISTES (Paris: Galerie du Luxembourg, April 1974).  24.5 x 18cm, in original card wraps w/photo to fr. cover, 69 pp. listing 78 works, w/numerous b&w & colour plates.  Very Good.  C$20

LA PEINTURE ROMANTIQUE ANGLAIS ET LES PRERAPHAELITES (Paris: Petit Palais, Jan.-Apr. 1972).  23.5 x 21cm, in original pictorial card wraps, listing 344 works, w/numerous b&w & colour plates.  Very Good.  (Inv. #652)  C$40

PRÄRAFFAELITEN (Frankfurt am Main: Städtische Galerie & Städelsches Kunstinstitut, 16 Mar.-5 May 1974).  First edition, German language text, 27.5 x 22cm, in original pictorial aqua card wraps w/folded fr. flaps, printed title to spine, 338 pp. interleafed w/Morris's wallpaper designs on glassine paper, listing 204 works, many illus. in b&w & colour.  Includes essays written by German critics, whose opinions are rather condescending.  Good (extremities worn).  Fennell 110.  (Inv. #873)  C$50

THE PRE-RAPHAELITES (London: Whitechapel Art Gallery, 8 Apr.-12 May 1948).  First edition, 21.5 x 14cm, in original white paper wraps w/title & image printed in red to fr. cover & H.C. Beck's Underground design printed in red to rear, 36 pp. listing 118 works.  Good.  Fredeman 16.19, Fennell 98.  (Inv. #745)  C$50

THE PRE-RAPHAELITES (Indianapolis & NY: Herron Museum of Art & Gallery of Modern Art, 1964).  25.5 x 18cm, in original dark blue embossed card wraps w/gilt design to covers & gilt title to spine, listing 89 works (the final 5 are listed on a loosely inserted "Additions to the Exhibition" sheet).  Good.  Fredeman 16.27, Fennell 101.  (Inv. #307)  C$50

THE PRE-RAPHAELITES (London: Tate Gallery/Allen Lane, 1984).  First edition, 29.5 x 23.5cm, in publisher's plum cloth w/blindstamped "PRB" device to fr. cover & gilt title to spine, mustard ep.s, 312 pp. w/numerous b&w & colour plates, listing 250 works, in pictorial dust-jacket.  Probably the largest & most successful exhibition of the Pre-Raphaelites ever mounted.  Good.  (Inv. #208)  C$50

THE PRE-RAPHAELITES AND THEIR CIRCLE (Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria, 1978).  25.5 x 20cm, in original white & black pictorial card wraps w/black title to fr. cover, decorative ep.s, 75 pp. listing 59 exhibits, w/numerous colour & b&w plates.  Very Good.  (Inv. #182)  C$30

THE PRE-RAPHAELITES AND THEIR CONTEMPORARIES, SECOND EXHIBITION (London: Maas Gallery, November 1962).  18.5 x 12cm, in original card wraps w/photo & text to fr. cover, [24] pp. listing 137 works, w/b&w plates section.  Very Good.  Fredeman 16.26.  (Inv. #238)  C$30

ROMANTIC ART IN BRITIAN: PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS 1760-1860 (NY & Washington: Frederick A. Praeger, 1968).  First edition, 23.5 x 28.5cm [landscape 4to], in publisher's crimson linen-texture cloth w/gilt title to spine, 336 pp. listing 235 works exhibited at the Detroit Institute of Arts (9 Jan.-18 Feb.) & Philadelphia Museum of Art (14 Mar.-21 Apr.), w/numerous b&w illus., in Brodart-protected pictorial dustjacket.  With Catalogue by Frederick Cummings & Allen Staley, & Essays by Cummings, Staley, & Robert Rosenblum.  Good (binding moderately shaken & dusty).  (Inv. #757)  C$30

ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS BICENTENARY EXHIBITION (London: Royal Academy, 1968).  Two volumes (Text & Plates), 20 x 21cm, both in original blue/russet card wraps w/titles to fr. covers & spines, 285 & 114 pp. listing 1037 works.  Very Good.  (Inv. #242)  C$40

SELECTIONS FROM THE PRE-RAPHAELITES (Sackville NB: Owens Art Gallery, 1975-76).  23 x 23cm, in original card wraps w/colour photo & title to fr. cover, [12] pp. w/1 b&w plate.  Signed by the Curator (Alan McNairn) to titlepage.  Good.  (Inv. #655)  C$50

VICTORIAN PAINTING (London: Fine Art Society Ltd., Nov.-Dec. 1977).  21 x 21cm, in original card wraps w/colour photo & title to fr. cover, listing 77 works, w/numerous colour & b&w plates.  Very Good.  C$20

VICTORIAN PAINTINGS 1837-1890 (Sheffield: Mappin Art Gallery, 1968).  21 x 14.5cm, in original card wraps w/photo & text to fr. cover, 57 pp. listing 201 works, w/Errata slip bound in.  Very Good.  (Inv. #241)  C$70

VICTORIAN PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLOURS (London: Sotheby's Belgravia, 18 September 1973).  First edition, 20 x 21cm, in original red card wraps w/black title to fr. cover, 64 pp. listing 212 works, many illus. in b&w.  Very Good (prev. owner's ink note to fr. cover).  (Inv. #842)  C$30

VICTORIAN PAINTINGS DRAWINGS AND WATER-COLOURS (London: Maas Gallery, 19 March-6 April 1979).  18.5 x 12.5cm, in original card wraps w/photo & title to fr. cover, [24] pp. listing 100 works, w/b&w & colour plates.  Near-Fine.  (Inv. #849)  C$20

VICTORIAN ROMANTICS (London: Christopher Wood Gallery, 14 November-7 December 1985).  First edition, 20 x 21cm, in original white pictorial card wraps w/black title to fr. cover, listing 36 works, all illus. in b&w & colour.  Very Good (rear cover scratched).  (Inv. #850)  C$30

THE VICTORIAN SCENE (London: M. Newman Ltd., 14 Nov.-14 Dec. 1962).  First edition, 18 x 26.5cm, in original card wraps w/photo & text to fr. cover, [44] pp. listing 50 works, several illus. in b&w.  Very Good (covers sl. soiled w/ink inscr. to verso of fr. cover).  (Inv. #847)  C$40

WORKS BY ENGLISH PRE-RAPHAELITE PAINTERS (London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1912).  20.5 x 16.5cm (4to), in publisher's slate grey wraps, bound in sl. later dark green patterned sand-grain cloth w/gilt title to spine, brown mottled ep.s, 22 [vi] pp. listing 93 works, +13 full-page b&w plates.  Printed by Darling & Son Ltd., London.  This exhibition, held at the National Gallery of British Art (Tate Gallery), ran from Dec. 1911 to Mar. 1912 & featured the best Pre-Raphaelite works from the collection of the Birmingham City Art Gallery.  With the decorative bookplate of the Royal Borough of Kensington Public Libraries to fr. pastedown, & the usual markings to contents.  Except for the markings, Very Good.  Fredeman 16.8.  (Inv. #572)  C$100




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