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Category: All Categories: Collectible and Rare Books: Fine Color Plates
3 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850  
Droll Tales. The Second Decade. Translated by J. Lewis May. Illustrations by Jean de Bosschère

Publisher: NY, Covici Friede, 1929.
iii, 276 p., plates (16 color, 8 b/w); 25 cm. Contains ten stories. Jean de Bosschère (Belgian, 1881-1953) was a brillant book illustrator. A plate at p. 198 shows water torture. This is copy 606 of 1550. Stock#44445. Vg / dj poor, fragments preserved.

Appr.: | AUD 66.67 CAD 65.79 EUR 45.45 GBP 38.17 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 833.33 ZAR 714.29 

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Catlow, Agnes, 1807?-1889 & Catlow, Maria E.  
Sketching Rambles; or, Nature in the Alps and Alpennines. By Agnes and Maria E. Catlow ... Illustrated by twenty views
 Picture
Publisher: London, James Hogg & Sons [1861].
Two volumes: xii, 374, [2] p. (ads); viii, 368 p., 2 color lithographs (frontispieces), 18 tinted litograph plates; 20 cm. Victorian women travelers, the Catlow sisters painted as they traveled through Switzerland and Italy. Bound in original marbled-paper covered boards, rebacked in gold-tooled leather; very good. Stock#OB494.

Appr.: | AUD 1,000.00 CAD 986.84 EUR 681.82 GBP 572.52 JPY 75,000.00 MXN 12,500.00 ZAR 10,714.29 

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3.
Twamley, Louisa Anne , Illustrated by: Louisa Twamley, Hand-Colored Plates  
The Romance of Nature; or, The Flower-Seasons Illustrated

Publisher: Charles Tilt London 1836.
Full leather binding with blind stamped decorations and gilt titles and stamped floral decorations, yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. xviii, 253, 1 (ads) pages. Corners and edges rubbed, spine has been sympathetically repaired sometime in the past. The original green color has faded at edges and spine toward brown. Minor foxing to a few pages, affecting the margins of a couple of plates. One signature starting to spring. Ornamental frontis and 26 gorgeous hand-colored plates (complete) of flowers and plants by the author. Louisa (also known as Louise) Anne Twamley [1812-1895] was born in Birmingham, England. A self-taught but gifted writer, artist, and botanist, she published her first book of poems in 1835 when she was 20, followed in 1836 by the beautifully-illustrated Romance of Nature in 1836. Her renderings of flowers in this book are delicate, lively, and lovely . She later married Charles Meredith of New South Wales and in 1939 they moved to Oyster Bay, Tasmania. Louisa Meredith produced many books on the flora and fauna of Tasmania and also worked there to have wildlife protection laws enacted. She is considered to be a State treasure by Tasmanians. COLLECTIBLE 5431 First Edition No Dust Jacket (as issued) Hard Cover Good Condition Thick 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Collectible

Appr.: | AUD 600.00 CAD 592.11 EUR 409.09 GBP 343.51 JPY 45,000.00 MXN 7,500.00 ZAR 6,428.57 

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