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Rare British Artists Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

There are so many fantastic artists from Britain, and Biblio is proud to present our collection of rare books about British artists in the Biblio Rare Book Room. From antique memoirs and biographies of famous British artists to rare books full of graphic illustrations, if you love British artists, there is definitely a rare British art book in the Biblio Rare Book Room for you.



Sunshine in the Country. A Book of Rural Poetry. Embellished with Photographs from Nature by [GRUNDY, William Morris]; KEATS, John; DONNE, John; CLARE, John; WORDSWORTH, William

London: Richard Griffin and Company, 1861. A lovely near-fine copy, the binding firm and bright. The contents with a previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown and a little spotting to the endpapers, are otherwise clean and fresh throughout. A...

From Riverrun Books & Manuscripts

$3,750.00


SIGMUND FREUD by Steadman, Ralph

[ Np]: White Ink Limited, 1979. [title-page and colophon], plus seven original screenprints. Oblong folio. Enclosed in cloth folding portfolio, with pictorial label. A few marginal offset smudges to title leaf margins from folder, otherwise fine. From th...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$3,750.00


AMERICAN SCENERY; or Land, Lake, and River. Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. (Two Volumes) From Drawings by W. H. Bartlett, Engraved in the First Style of the Art, By R. Wallis, J. Cousen, Willmore, Brandard, Adlard, Richardson, &c. by Bartlett, W. H., illustrator; Willis, N. P., Text

London: George Virtue, 1840. First edition. 2 volumes bound in extra gilt-ornamental red full leather with panels, raised bands, all edge gilting, gilt edge decorations, colored endpapers, ribbon markers. Bookplate of former U.S. Senator and Congressman W...

From The Wild Muse

$3,500.00


Archive by CARTER, John

A fine archive of three original drawings by the English "mouth artist" John Carter, two letters by his biographer, a copy of the revised edition of Carter's Memoir, and related materials. A fine collection of three original drawings by Jo...

From Riverrun Books & Manuscripts

$3,000.00


William Hogarth (Fine Binding, in Two Parts) by Dobson, Austin

London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Limited , 1891. SIGNED BY AUTHOR at Limitation Page. The large paper issue, limited to 150 copies signed by Dobson, this copy number 78, being one of the 100 copies for England, there were also 50 copies printe...

From Dale Steffey Books

$2,000.00


Christmas card Drawn by Terry Frost. by FROST, TERRY

London: Self-published., 1967. First edition. Folding sheet.. Very Good. Christmas card Drawn by Terry Frost Christmas card. An original artwork, felt tip pen, and leather lace. Inscribed verso a Happy Xmas, Kath + Terry, central vertical fold. Circ...

From Roe and Moore

£1,500.00


Sixty Five Plates of Shipping and Craft by Cooke, E. W

Privately Printed London, 1829 Brown embossed boards, minor edgewear, professionally restored spine, brown cloth with gilt title, replaced fep, rep. Dated on title page 1829, but 1831 edition with additional plates, 65 total. Some minor foxing or smudges ...

From Open Door Books

$1,960.00


[A Collection of Eleven Books with His Ownership Markings and/or Annotations] by Sullivan, Edmund J

London, etc., 1923. Eleven volumes, variously in cloth, half morocco or printed wrappers. Good to very good. As itemized below:. 1) Muntz, Eugene. RAPHAEL HIS LIFE, WORKS AND TIMES. London: Chapman & Hall, 1882. Large, thick octavo. Quarter morocco. Some...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$1,750.00


Life in London; Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and His Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom, Accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in Their Rambles and Sprees through the Metropolis. by Egan, Pierce

[Egan, Pierce], Life in London; Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and His Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom, Accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in Their Rambles and Sprees through the Metropolis. By Pierce Egan. Author of Walks through Bath, Sp...

From G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB

$1,750.00


AMERICAN SCENERY; or Land, Lake, and River. Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. (Two Volumes) From Drawings by W. H. Bartlett, Engraved in the First Style of the Art, By R. Wallis, J. Cousen, Willmore, Brandard, Adlard, Richardson, &c. by Bartlett, W. H., illustrator; Willis, N. P., Text

London: George Virtue, 1840. First edition. 2 volumes bound in 3/4 green leather with raised bands, all edge gilting, marbled endpapers. Published London: George Virtue, 1840. Large 4to., 8 3/4" x 11", 140pp.,+map+66 engravings+engraved title; s...

From The Wild Muse

$1,750.00


THE OLD RECTORY. Seventeen SIGNED Engravings by REYNOLDS STONE. by STONE, Reynolds. (Alan).:

London, Warren Editions, 28 Ifield Road, S W10, 1976.. PRINTED AT THE LITTON CHENEY PRESS 1976, LIMITED EDITION OF 150 SETS, THIS SET NUMBERED 16. Title, colophon, and seventeen wood engravings, each signed in pencil and numbered 16/150 in lower margins...

From Roger Middleton

£1,200.00


LEWINA THE MAID OF SNOWDON, A TALE, bound with A POEM ON THE LANDSCAPES OF GREAT-BRITAIN. by CUMBERLAND, George. Author's presentation copy with his Wife's signature.:

London, printed by W. Wilson, Ave-Maria-Lane, Ludgate-Street, for the author; and sold by G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1793.. FIRST EDITIONS 1793, 2 works bound together, PRESENTATION COPY, FROM THE AUTHOR WITH HIS WIFE'S OWNERSHIP SIGNATURE, ELIZ. CUMBERLA...

From Roger Middleton

£1,200.00


THE PAINTINGS OF L.S.LOWRY - OILS AND WATERCOLOURS. WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY MERVYN LEVY. Signed limited edition.. by LOWRY L.S. and Mervyn Levy (editor). SIGNED BY LOWRY WITH AN ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH.:

London, Jupiter Books, 1975.. FIRST EDITION 1975, SPECIALLY BOUND EDITION OF 100 COPIES SIGNED BY LOWRY, THIS COPY OUT OF SERIES AND NOT NUMBERED, SOLD WITH AN ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF LOWRY and MERVYN LEVY. 4to, 280 x 240 mm, 11 x 9½ inches, 31 pages of...

From Roger Middleton

£975.00


Hogarth Illustrated from His Own Manuscripts; Third Edition, in Three Volumes by Ireland, John

London: Messrs. Boydell & Co., 1812. Finely bound in later 19th c. dark green straight-grain morocco, covers with double gilt rules bordering ornate gilt decorations and then an ornate blind tooled border, backs with gilt decorations and lettering, al...

From Dale Steffey Books

$1,250.00


Portraits of the British Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper and Beattie. In Two Volumes by Anonymous

London: James Carpenter and Son, 1824. SCARCE "Engraved from the best authorities and illustrated by notes, biographical, critical, and poetical." Text describes 138 portraits, which are interleaved. "Printed by D.S. Maurice, Fenchurch Stre...

From Dale Steffey Books

$1,200.00


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