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By: EMERSON, P.H.
Seller ID: 52235
EMERSON, P.H. Birds Beasts and Fishes of the Norfolk Broadland, London: David Nutt, 1895. Octavo, first edition, pp. xix, 396, 3 (Opinions of the Press), blue-green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, green lettering and labeling on upper panel with image of three swimming ducks, halftone photos by T.A. Cotton. Former owners' names and bookseller ticket on pastedowns. It is sad to note that Emerson, one of the greatest photographers of the 19th century, did not take the pictures, as he had given up on photography as an art by this time. See the Eastman House's Imagining Paradise, p. ... View more info
Seller ID: 50579
FAKIDI, MARIA, and MINADI, DORA. Traces of Antiquity in the Greek Landscape, Athens: Patakis Publishers, 2003. Large, heavy quarto, English language edition, pp. 490, orange cloth boards with gray lettering on front and spine, extensive illustration with color photos, text by Maria Bellogianni. Scarce title, not for the casual traveler but for the serious student and artifact hunter who wants to explore the Greek landscape away from the tourist attractions, although the photographers do devote attention to the famous sites like the Acropolis and Knossos. Condition of this book: Dust jac... View more info
By: ROSS, John
Seller ID: 50985
ROSS, JOHN. Islay, London: GF Smith, 2007. Large folio, unpaginated with 16 leaves, wraps, 15 double-page images. Landscapes mostly of beaches on Islay, a Hebrides island known for whiskey production. These prints are very large, 19x25 inches or 48x64cm, done on Zen paper, which the publisher tells us is "engineered with a special surface coating which will produce the finest quality print yet retain the look and feel of an uncoated paper." The photographer writes: "It was liberating to roam the beaches and cliffs ... and the 'rockscapes' they form. They have the most perfect graphic qua... View more info
Seller ID: 52575
TRIGGS, H. INIGO. The Art of Garden Design in Italy, London et al.: Longmans, Green, 1906. Large, heavy folio, first edition, pp. xii, 134, rust-colored cloth boards with gilt-stamped lettering on spine, and gilt-stamped lettering on upper panel inside gilt wreath, 128 illustrated plates including collotypes, halftones and plans, top edge gilt. The author was an architect and designer of formal gardens in England. This lavish book measures 44x35cm or 18x14 inches and weighs about 7 kilograms or 16 pounds. Gardens covered include eight each in Rome and Florence and gardens in Sicily, Lake Co... View more info
By: TURNER, J.M.W.
Seller ID: 51719
Turner, J.M.W. Picturesque Views on the Southern Coast of England, 2 volumes, London: John and Arthur Arch, 1826. Quartos, first edition, unpaginated with 80 engravings, contemporary polished calf with elaborate gilt-stamped floral decoration, red morocco labels and five raised bands on spines, a.e.g., engravings by George and W.B. Cooke and others. Engravings include 48 plates and 32 vignettes. Front pastedowns have the armorial bookplate of Haughton Charles Okeover (see Ellis catalog, entry No. 4132), flyleaf in V.1 has the signature of his mother, Mary Anne Okeover, dated 1827. The son w... View more info