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  • Almanach dédié aux dames. Pour l'an 1810. by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    Almanach dédié aux dames. Pour l'an 1810.

    Paris: Chez Le Fuel, et Delaunay, 1809. First edition. Small, pocket size hardback book, in card with gold border and all edges gilt. Inside lovely complementary sliding slipcase. Engraved plates include title pages and musical notations. 179 pages, of poems, French literature etc. 14 unnumbered leaves of plates including title page, signs of the zodiac - with tissue guards. Exceptionally attractive and would make a delightful gift. 120 x 80 mm (4¾ x 3¼ inches).

    . Première édition. Petit livre cartonné de poche, en carton avec bordure dorée et toutes tranches dorées. A l'intérieur un bel étui coulissant complémentaire. Les planches gravées comportent des pages de titre et des notations musicales. 179 pages, de poèmes, littérature française etc. 14…

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    Paris: Chez Le Fuel, et Delaunay, 1809. First edition. Small, pocket size hardback book, in card with gold border and all edges gilt. Inside lovely complementary sliding slipcase. Engraved plates include title pages and musical notations. 179 pages, of poems, French literature etc. 14 unnumbered leaves of plates including title page, signs of the zodiac - with tissue guards. Exceptionally attractive and would make a delightful gift. 120 x 80 mm (4¾ x 3¼ inches).

    . Première édition. Petit livre cartonné de poche, en carton avec bordure dorée et toutes tranches dorées. A l'intérieur un bel étui coulissant complémentaire. Les planches gravées comportent des pages de titre et des notations musicales. 179 pages, de poèmes, littérature française etc. 14 feuillets de planches non numérotés dont page de titre, signes du zodiaque. Exceptionnellement attrayant et ferait un cadeau ravissant. 120 x 80 mm

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    Book ID: 3928
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  • Almanach de la jeunesse en vers & en prose, orné de douze jolies gravures; by GENLIS, Mme La Comtesse de
    GENLIS, Mme La Comtesse de
    Almanach de la jeunesse en vers & en prose, orné de douze jolies gravures; ouvrage entiérement inédit.

    Paris: Alphonse Giroux, 1819. Very scarce. First edition, in attractive turquoise contemporary boards with gilt border decorations. With engraved title page and engraved portraits of saints. All edges gilt. Text in French. Includes space for notes / souvenirs, and a calendar. [2], 45, [45] pp. 125 x 80 mm (5 x 3¼ inches). Boards soft at corners, small ink mark to front board, and discolouration under gilt decorated borders. Upper joint split, and inside is slightly foxed; and hinges have been repaired at some point. Caroline-Stéphanie-Félicité or Madame de Genlis (25 January 1746 – 31 December 1830) was a French writer of the late 18th and early 19th century, best known for her novels and theories on children's education.…

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    Paris: Alphonse Giroux, 1819. Very scarce. First edition, in attractive turquoise contemporary boards with gilt border decorations. With engraved title page and engraved portraits of saints. All edges gilt. Text in French. Includes space for notes / souvenirs, and a calendar. [2], 45, [45] pp. 125 x 80 mm (5 x 3¼ inches). Boards soft at corners, small ink mark to front board, and discolouration under gilt decorated borders. Upper joint split, and inside is slightly foxed; and hinges have been repaired at some point. Caroline-Stéphanie-Félicité or Madame de Genlis (25 January 1746 – 31 December 1830) was a French writer of the late 18th and early 19th century, best known for her novels and theories on children's education. her devotion to religion, morality, and feminine submission, strangely contrasts with her own life and her art. Très rare. Première édition, dans de jolies planches contemporaines turquoises avec des décorations dorées. Avec une page de titre gravée et des portraits de saints gravés. Toutes les tranches sont dorées. Texte en français. Comprend un espace pour les notes et les souvenirs, ainsi qu'un calendrier. [2], 45, [45] pp. 125 x 80 mm (5 x 3¼ inches). Les coins de la reliure sont mous, petite marque d'encre sur le premier plat, et décoloration sous les bordures décorées en doré. Le joint supérieur est fendu et l'intérieur est légèrement roussi ; les charnières ont été réparées à un moment donné. Caroline-Stéphanie-Félicité ou Madame de Genlis (25 janvier 1746 - 31 décembre 1830) est un écrivain français de la fin du XVIIIe siècle et du début du XIXe siècle, surtout connu pour ses romans et ses théories sur l'éducation des enfants. Sa dévotion à la religion, à la morale et à la soumission féminine contraste étrangement avec sa propre vie et son art.

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    Book ID: 2795
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  • Almanach des Dames pour l'an 1808 by Delille, Lebrun, Boufflers, Millevoye et al.
    Delille, Lebrun, Boufflers, Millevoye et al.
    Almanach des Dames pour l'an 1808

    Tubingue: Chez Cotta, 1808. A beautiful copy of this almanach, in a full Morocco binding and a lined slipcase. First edition thus. Charming ladies' almanac decorated with a frontispiece title, 6 plates engraved in intaglio after Carracci, Guerchin, Dominiquin, F. Mola, Raphaël, Poussin. Finally, a title "Souvenirs" followed by 12 engravings of the months of the year by Pomel. Contains pieces by Delille, Lebrun, Boufflers, Millevoye etc. Handmade end papers. Binding in excellent condition. Well preserved slipcase, slightly rubbed at the edge. Fresh and clean interior, one leaf is detached but in place, nevertheless a good example. 200 pages. 120 by 80mm (4¾ by 3¼ inches).

    . Un bel exemplaire de cet almanach, dans une reliure plein Maroc et…

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    Tubingue: Chez Cotta, 1808. A beautiful copy of this almanach, in a full Morocco binding and a lined slipcase. First edition thus. Charming ladies' almanac decorated with a frontispiece title, 6 plates engraved in intaglio after Carracci, Guerchin, Dominiquin, F. Mola, Raphaël, Poussin. Finally, a title "Souvenirs" followed by 12 engravings of the months of the year by Pomel. Contains pieces by Delille, Lebrun, Boufflers, Millevoye etc. Handmade end papers. Binding in excellent condition. Well preserved slipcase, slightly rubbed at the edge. Fresh and clean interior, one leaf is detached but in place, nevertheless a good example. 200 pages. 120 by 80mm (4¾ by 3¼ inches).

    . Un bel exemplaire de cet almanach, dans une reliure plein Maroc et un étui doublé. Première édition. Charmant almanach pour dames orné d'un titre frontispice, de 6 planches gravées en taille-douce d'après Carracci, Guerchin, Dominiquin, F. Mola, Raphaël, Poussin. Enfin, un titre "Souvenirs" suivi de 12 gravures des mois de l'année par Pomel. Contient des pièces de Delille, Lebrun, Boufflers, Millevoye etc. Reliure en excellent état. L'étui est bien conservé, légèrement frotté sur les bords. Intérieur frais et propre, un feuillet est détaché mais en place, néanmoins un bon exemplaire. 200 pages. 120 par 80mm (4¾ par 3¼ pouces).

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    Book ID: 4378
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  • Almanach des muses by DE MARSY, Sautreau.
    DE MARSY, Sautreau.
    Almanach des muses A collection of ten issues of this charming publication

    Paris: Chez F. Louis, 1797. Beautiful collection of 10 years of the famous poetic almanac of the Muses. Bound in attractive uniform 19th century three quarters calf binding with marbled boards and gilt titles. The collection includes a rare copy from the second year, 1766, which opens with an interesting warning detailing the publisher's intention with the almanach. Each volume is preceded by a frontispiece title engraved on copper. There are many pieces by Voltaire, St Just, Dorat, Piron, D'Abencourt, Boufflers, Chamfort, Delille etc. The condition is very good, with minor handling to the leather bindings. Inside, the pages are fresh with just a few light foxing spots. The almanach was founded in 1765 by De Marsy. Almanac of…

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    Paris: Chez F. Louis, 1797. Beautiful collection of 10 years of the famous poetic almanac of the Muses. Bound in attractive uniform 19th century three quarters calf binding with marbled boards and gilt titles. The collection includes a rare copy from the second year, 1766, which opens with an interesting warning detailing the publisher's intention with the almanach. Each volume is preceded by a frontispiece title engraved on copper. There are many pieces by Voltaire, St Just, Dorat, Piron, D'Abencourt, Boufflers, Chamfort, Delille etc. The condition is very good, with minor handling to the leather bindings. Inside, the pages are fresh with just a few light foxing spots. The almanach was founded in 1765 by De Marsy. Almanac of the Muses for the years: 1766, 1768, 1770, 1771, 1775, 1779, 1781, 1783, 1791, 1797. 155 by 95mm (6 by 3¾ inches).

    . Belle collection de 10 années du célèbre almanach poétique des Muses. Reliure en trois quarts de veau uniforme du XIXe siècle, avec des plats marbrés et des titres dorés. La collection comprend un rare exemplaire de la deuxième année, 1766, qui s'ouvre sur un intéressant avertissement détaillant l'intention de l'éditeur à l'égard de l'almanach. Chaque volume est précédé d'un titre frontispice gravé sur cuivre. On y trouve de nombreuses pièces de Voltaire, St Just, Dorat, Piron, D'Abencourt, Boufflers, Chamfort, Delille, etc. L'état est très bon, avec des manipulations mineures sur les reliures en cuir. A l'intérieur, les pages sont fraîches avec seulement quelques légères rousseurs. L'almanach a été fondé en 1765 par De Marsy. Almanach des Muses pour les années : 1766, 1768, 1770, 1771, 1775, 1779, 1781, 1783, 1791, 1797. 155 x 95 mm

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    Book ID: 4427
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  • Almanak voor het Verstand en Hart voor het Jaar 1825. by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    Almanak voor het Verstand en Hart voor het Jaar 1825.

    Amsterdam: G. Schaares: 1825. First edition. A small almanac in a marbled slipcase. Turquoise illustrated boards. Engraved title page & 5 further engraved plates. Calendar to the first few pages. Contents to the rear. There is a little rubbing to the edges of the boards, and splitting to both front and rear hinge (boards are holding well though). Slipcase is marbled, with a touch of rubbing and a little nicking to the head and tail - not split though. Internally clean and tidy - with a little darkening and a few light foxing spots.

    Book ID: 1856
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  • Alphabet Capone by WILLEM [HOLTROP, B.W.].
    WILLEM [HOLTROP, B.W.].
    Alphabet Capone

    Paris: Editions Cornelius, 1993. No pagination. Signed limited edition (one of 500) Original hardback. 26 colour serigraph plates, 2 monochrome illustrations and original pictorial boards by WILLEM, the pseudonym for Bernard Willem Haltrop. Beautiful condition with no flaws inside or out. Haltrop (born 1941) is a Dutch cartoonist, who moved to France in 1968 following a court case where he was accused of Lèse-majesté for comparing Queen Juliana to a prostitute. He continues to draw provocative cartoons. He was associated for a while with the Dutch Provo movement. 200 by 150mm (7¾ by 6 inches).

    . Pas de pagination. Édition limitée signée (une des 500). Livre cartonné original. 26 planches sérigraphiées en couleurs, 2 illustrations monochromes et planches picturales…

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    Paris: Editions Cornelius, 1993. No pagination. Signed limited edition (one of 500) Original hardback. 26 colour serigraph plates, 2 monochrome illustrations and original pictorial boards by WILLEM, the pseudonym for Bernard Willem Haltrop. Beautiful condition with no flaws inside or out. Haltrop (born 1941) is a Dutch cartoonist, who moved to France in 1968 following a court case where he was accused of Lèse-majesté for comparing Queen Juliana to a prostitute. He continues to draw provocative cartoons. He was associated for a while with the Dutch Provo movement. 200 by 150mm (7¾ by 6 inches).

    . Pas de pagination. Édition limitée signée (une des 500). Livre cartonné original. 26 planches sérigraphiées en couleurs, 2 illustrations monochromes et planches picturales originales de WILLEM, le pseudonyme de Bernard Willem Haltrop. Très bel état, sans aucun défaut à l'intérieur ou à l'extérieur. Haltrop (né en 1941) est un caricaturiste néerlandais qui s'est installé en France en 1968 à la suite d'un procès où il a été accusé de lèse-majesté pour avoir comparé la reine Juliana à une prostituée. Il continue à dessiner des caricatures provocantes. Il a été associé pendant un certain temps au mouvement néerlandais Provo. 200 x 150 mm (7¾ x 6 pouces).

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    Book ID: 4092
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  • America. by STEADMAN, Ralph
    STEADMAN, Ralph
    America. [with introduction by Dr. Hunter S. Thompson]

    San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books, 1974. First Edition. Bound in publisher's original full black cloth with the title stamped in white on the spine. In original illustrated dust jacket. Some wear and a small tear to top right of dust jacket, otherwise in quite a good condition and unclipped. Book is clean inside and in a good condition. 310 x 235 mm (12¼ x 9¼ inches).

    Book ID: 2784
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  • American and European Railway Practice in the Economical Generation of Steam. by HOLLEY, Alexander L.
    HOLLEY, Alexander L.
    American and European Railway Practice in the Economical Generation of Steam. Including The Materials and Construction of Coal-Burning Boilers, Combustion, The Variable Blast, Vaporization, Circulation, Superheating, Supplying and Heating Feed Water, Etc.,

    New York & London: D. Van Nostrand & Sampson Low, Son & Co, 1861. Attractive first edition in original black blind stamped buckram with gilt titles to spine. The binding is quite rubbed to the front hinge with cracking to the spine edge. A little bumping. Small bookseller stamp from A. Franck in Paris to the inside paste down. Moderate foxing to the end papers, and light foxing, particularly to the edges of the rest of the book. The binding shows signs of having been re-sewn at some point to plate 17 - it would appear the block split. The repair is quite crude but only at this point and not affecting plate. Complete with all 77 engraved plates.…

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    New York & London: D. Van Nostrand & Sampson Low, Son & Co, 1861. Attractive first edition in original black blind stamped buckram with gilt titles to spine. The binding is quite rubbed to the front hinge with cracking to the spine edge. A little bumping. Small bookseller stamp from A. Franck in Paris to the inside paste down. Moderate foxing to the end papers, and light foxing, particularly to the edges of the rest of the book. The binding shows signs of having been re-sewn at some point to plate 17 - it would appear the block split. The repair is quite crude but only at this point and not affecting plate. Complete with all 77 engraved plates. Lovely Frontis engraving of a steam locomotive, "The Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works". Discrete library / owner's stamp to the title page shows that this belonged to the Chemins de Fer in Algeria. After the title and colophon, there is a full page railway map of Great Britain in 1858. Many of the engravings are very specific engine parts shown in full detail, others show whole locomotives. 192 pages + plates. 370 x 250 mm (14½ x 9¾ inches).

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    Book ID: 3310
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  • Rare British edition
    American Natives by SOKOL, Erich
    SOKOL, Erich
    American Natives with an introduction by Steve Allen

    London: Hamish Hamilton, 1960. Full-page caricature illustrations by Sokol. Unpaginated, text and then 60 b/w plates, printed on recto only. In original unclipped dust jacket. 300 x 235 mm (11¾ x 9¼ inches). The dust jacket is aged / toned, and has some edge wear / chipping - mainly to the top. Internally lightly toned to whole pages, commensurate with the age of the book. In his introduction's conclusion, Steve Allen says: I promise him (the reader) that once he meets Sokol's characters he will not easily forget them. He will go back to them again and again, in much the same way he goes back to pictures in a family album. And probably for the same reasons.

    Book ID: 2512
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  • Ampersand Magazine. by Collective
    Collective
    Ampersand Magazine.

    London: Fire Dog Mothers, 1991. Fabulous collaborative work, produced in a limited edition of 200 numbered copies. In its original stapled colour illustrated soft covers.

    Book ID: 3118
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  • Amsterdam and Bridge across the Amstel (aquatint) by IRELAND, Samuel
    IRELAND, Samuel
    Amsterdam and Bridge across the Amstel (aquatint)

    London: T. & I. Egerton, 1790. Lovely sepia aquatint taken from 'A picturesque tour through Holland, Brabant and part of France; made in the autumn of 1789', published in 1790. In a lovely cream coloured mount. Ready to frame. Visible image size: 130 x 165 mm (5 x 6½ inches). Actual size in mount: 260 x 280 mm (10¼ x 11 inches).

    Book ID: 3354
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  • An album of bookbindings by PENNEY, Clara Louise
    PENNEY, Clara Louise
    An album of bookbindings

    New York: The Hispanic Society of America, 1967. A sound copy of this first edition, with photograph and signature / inscription of the author. Original burgundy dust wrapper, which has several closed tears to the front cover (one with repair). Otherwise clean. Burgundy cloth boards in good clean condition. Inside the book is clean and tidy throughout. The front end paper bears a photograph by the author giving a speech in 1969, there is also a written text from the author, with a typed copy - of this pasted above it. The author comments on the length of time that the book was delayed. To the title page, the publication date has been changed from 1967 to 1968 in…

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    New York: The Hispanic Society of America, 1967. A sound copy of this first edition, with photograph and signature / inscription of the author. Original burgundy dust wrapper, which has several closed tears to the front cover (one with repair). Otherwise clean. Burgundy cloth boards in good clean condition. Inside the book is clean and tidy throughout. The front end paper bears a photograph by the author giving a speech in 1969, there is also a written text from the author, with a typed copy - of this pasted above it. The author comments on the length of time that the book was delayed. To the title page, the publication date has been changed from 1967 to 1968 in the same hand - suggesting that the book was actually published in 1968. Colour frontis, and 60 black and white photographs of Spanish book bindings. The book bears the ex libris of J. Peeters Fontainas, the Dutch bibliographer and Spanish book expert / author. 18, [ii], LX (plates). pp 285 by 210mm (11¼ by 8¼ inches).

    . Un bon exemplaire de cette première édition, avec photographie et signature / inscription de l'auteur. La jaquette originale bordeaux présente plusieurs déchirures fermées sur la couverture avant (dont une a été réparée). Sinon, elle est propre. Les planches en tissu bourgogne sont en bon état. L'intérieur du livre est propre et bien rangé. La première page de garde porte une photographie de l'auteur prononçant un discours en 1969, ainsi qu'un texte écrit par l'auteur, avec une copie dactylographiée de celui-ci collée au-dessus. L'auteur commente le temps qu'il a fallu pour que le livre soit publié. Sur la page de titre, la date de publication a été modifiée de 1967 à 1968 de la même main, ce qui suggère que le livre a en fait été publié en 1968. Frontis en couleur et 60 photographies en noir et blanc de reliures espagnoles. Le livre porte l'ex libris de J. Peeters Fontainas, bibliographe néerlandais et expert en livres espagnols. 18, [ii], LX (planches). pp 285 by 210mm

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    Book ID: 4095
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  • An Ambrotype portrait of a sitting couple by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    An Ambrotype portrait of a sitting couple

    Spain: n/a, 1850. A nice example of a Spanish ambrotype photograph. The image is a 2.5 x 2 inches (quarter plate) glass plate held in a gold coloured soft metal frame (3 inches by 2.5 inches) This in turn is held in a leather backing (with some rubbing). some slight surface scratching to the protective glass and a slight darkening to the outside of the photograph. Came from a Spanish collection.
    Ambrotype also known as a collodion positive in the UK, is a positive photograph on glass. Each is a unique original that could only be duplicated by using a camera to copy it. Developed circa 1850, by the mid 1860's Tintype and Albumen photographs had superseded the process

    Book ID: 3883
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  • An Ambrotype portrait of a sitting lady by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    An Ambrotype portrait of a sitting lady

    Spain: n/a, 1850. A nice example of a Spanish ambrotype photograph. The image is a 2.5 x 2 inches (quarter plate) glass plate held in a gold coloured soft metal frame (3 inches by 2.5 inches) This in turn is held in a leather backing (with some rubbing). some slight surface scratching to the protective glass. A very nice clean image, with a touch of hand colouring to the woman's cheeks. This from a Spanish collection.
    Total size: 80 x 72 mm (3¼ x 2¾ inches).

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    Spain: n/a, 1850. A nice example of a Spanish ambrotype photograph. The image is a 2.5 x 2 inches (quarter plate) glass plate held in a gold coloured soft metal frame (3 inches by 2.5 inches) This in turn is held in a leather backing (with some rubbing). some slight surface scratching to the protective glass. A very nice clean image, with a touch of hand colouring to the woman's cheeks. This from a Spanish collection.
    Total size: 80 x 72 mm (3¼ x 2¾ inches).

    Ambrotype also known as a collodion positive in the UK, is a positive photograph on glass. Each is a unique original that could only be duplicated by using a camera to copy it. Developed circa 1850, by the mid 1860's Tintype and Albumen photographs had superseded the process.

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    Book ID: 3884
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  • An Ambrotype portrait of a sitting woman by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    An Ambrotype portrait of a sitting woman

    Spain: n/a, 1850. A nice example of a Spanish ambrotype photograph. The image is a 3.25 x 2.5 inches (quarter plate) glass plate held in a gold coloured soft metal frame. some slight surface scratching and a slight "halo effect" to the woman's head. Came from a Spanish collection.
    Ambrotype also known as a collodion positive in the UK, is a positive photograph on glass. Each is a unique original that could only be duplicated by using a camera to copy it. Developed circa 1850, by the mid 1860's Tintype and Albumen photographs had superseded the process

    Book ID: 3874
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  • An Ambrotype portrait of a Sitting Woman. by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    An Ambrotype portrait of a Sitting Woman.

    Spain: n/a, 1850. An example of a Spanish ambrotype photograph. The image is a 2 x 1.75 inches (quarter plate) glass plate held in a gold coloured soft metal frame (2.5 inches by 2 inches) There is no backing plate, and the black is quite scratched and chipped. There is also a small burn to the woman's face. When held against a white or dark background it is still an attractive image though. Came from a Spanish collection.
    Ambrotype also known as a collodion positive in the UK, is a positive photograph on glass. Each is a unique original that could only be duplicated by using a camera to copy it. Developed circa 1850, by the mid 1860's Tintype and Albumen photographs had superseded the process

    Book ID: 3888
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  • An Ambrotype portrait of a Small child by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    An Ambrotype portrait of a Small child

    Spain: n/a, 1850. An example of a Spanish ambrotype photograph. The image is a 2 x 1.5 inches (quarter plate) glass plate held in a gold coloured soft metal frame (2.5 inches by 2 inches) Some slight surface scratching to the image glass. The image is quite dark, and not very distinctive. Came from a Spanish collection.
    Ambrotype also known as a collodion positive in the UK, is a positive photograph on glass. Each is a unique original that could only be duplicated by using a camera to copy it. Developed circa 1850, by the mid 1860's Tintype and Albumen photographs had superseded the process

    Book ID: 3886
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  • An Ambrotype portrait of a Young Girl by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    An Ambrotype portrait of a Young Girl

    Spain: n/a, 1850. An example of a Spanish ambrotype photograph. The image is a 2 x 1.5 inches (quarter plate) glass plate held in a gold coloured soft metal frame (2 inches by 1.75 inches) with a slightly scuffed leather backing. The image is quite dark, but shows clearly when a light is shone upon it. Came from a Spanish collection.
    Ambrotype also known as a collodion positive in the UK, is a positive photograph on glass. Each is a unique original that could only be duplicated by using a camera to copy it. Developed circa 1850, by the mid 1860's Tintype and Albumen photographs had superseded the process

    Book ID: 3887
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  • An attractive Dutch School Landscape Oil Painting by [ANONYMOUS ARTIST]
    [ANONYMOUS ARTIST]
    An attractive Dutch School Landscape Oil Painting

    1985. A Dutch oil painting of a landscape scene - a water mill by a canal with trees and sky. Probably an amateur artist, it is signed P.M. '85. Assumed 1985. Oil on canvas, and mounted in a wooden and gilt frame. Sold with the frame. Frame size 500 mm width x 420 mm height. Image size 285 mm x 230 mm. The painting is in very good condition, with just a touch of crackle to the glaze. The frame is mainly in good condition, but with a little rubbing to the lower edge.

    Book ID: 3102
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  • An Old Coachman's Chatter, with Some Practical Remarks on Driving. by CORBETT, Edward
    CORBETT, Edward
    An Old Coachman's Chatter, with Some Practical Remarks on Driving. With Eight full-page Illustrations on Stone, by John Sturgess.

    London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1890. First edition. Hardback. In publisher's brown pictorial cloth boards. The eight full-page illustrations - which includes the frontispiece - each has a tissue guard that is somewhat foxed. There are other in-text illustrations, one a woodcut. The boards are lightly bumped at the corners, but overall in good condition, with a neat ink written owner's name - dated 1890 - to the half title.
    304 pages. 230 x 145 mm (9 x 5¾ inches).

    Book ID: 4000
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