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Rare Drawing Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

So many people love to draw and doodle, and if you love the art of drawing, you should absolutely look through the rare drawing books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. Many of the books featured below are antique books about specific drawing techniques, and other of the rare and antique drawing books feature gorgeous artwork and mesmerizing binding. Any of the books featured in the rare books about drawing section of the Biblio Rare Book Room would be sure to increase the value of your book collection.

Blue-winged Teal in Flight. by Bull, Charles Livingston

New York:, undated [1902].. Fine. Fine condition. Original Charcoal and ink on paper. Image size: 10.25 x 15.25 inches. Sheet size 13 x 17.5 inches. Elegantly custom framed in Ecru rag board with gilt decoration, one inch neoclassical silver molding. Di...

From Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books


Solitary Blue-winged Teal. by Bull, Charles Livingston

New York:, undated [1902].. Fine. Fine condition. Original Charcoal and ink on paper. Signed CL Bull lower center. Image size: 12 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches. Sheet size 16 x 13 inches. Elegantly custom framed in Ecru rag board with gilt decoration, one inch neo...

From Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books


Memory About Service, Friendship and You. Red Banner Pacific Ocean Fleet, Soviet Navy Photo Album ( Black Sea,) with 15 SIGNED Pen and Ink Original Drawings of Warships by Unknown Soviet Navy Sailor

Soviet Union , 1979. Dated 1979-1982, a unique and RARE Soviet sailor's photo album, 13 1/2" w x 9" h, in string-tied brown velvet over heavy cardboard. Containing 40 pp. of thick cardboard, with 140 black and white and 4 color photographs ...

From Dale Steffey Books


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



PARIS: CHEZ DESEVE , 1809. Rara edizione del 1809 di questo splendido album della Galleria di Rubens (1577-1640) in Folio grande. L'opera contiene 25 finissime incisioni su acciaio che riproducono i 24 quadri commissionati dalla Regina Maria de Medic...

From Sephora di Elena Serru


The Captain is Out to Lunch and The Sailors Have Taken Over the Ship by Bukowski, Charles

Black Sparrow Press: Santa Rosa, CA, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Robert Crumb. Folio. Fine cream decorated cloth in red cloth slipcase. Number 36 of 175 numbered copies only, with 5 colour serigraphs, each signed by Robert Crumb. Bukowski's la...

From Minotavros Books


Temple des muses, ou, Collection des sujets les plus intéressans de la mythologie : gravés d'après les dessins de Diepenbeck, élève de Rubens. by DIEPENBECK, Abraham

1795 Temple of Muses FAMOUS Mythology Engravings of Abraham Diepenbeck Dutch ART 'Temple of the Muses' is a fascinating late 18th-century collection of 58 engravings illustrating various subjects relating to Greek mythology. These engravings, taken from ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Study of a Sleeping Child Drawing by John Bratby by BRATBY, JOHN

London, 1961. Single sheet.. Very Good +. John Bratby.. A study of a sleeping child drawn in pencil on buff paper. Signed and dated June 19th 1961 in lower left corner.There is slight discolouration to the paper from a previous mount, very light soft ha...

From Roe and Moore


Parodos by Ritsos, Yannis & Fassianos, Alecos

Traduction de Bruno Roy. Calligraphies de Yannis Ritsos. A 1st special ed. (No. 68 from 100 copies (image_2)) very good+ paperback with flaps. 100 exemplaires sur Arches. Couverture et cinq lithographies en couleurs signées, tirées par Michel Cassé. (m...



The Greek Alexander Romance / ΤΟ ΜΥΘΙΣΤΟΡΗΜΑ ΤΟΥ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ by Trahoulias Nicolette S. (intro.)

Venice Hellenic Institute Codex Gr.5. A bilingual ed. very good+ hardcover (cloth-bound), minor signs of age, with very good DJ, defects on cov, & spine as in image, content near fine. TEXT Greek, English. The Greek "Alexander's Novel" was originally writ...



The Complete Works of William Hogarth: in a series of one hundred and fifity steel engravings, from the original pictures. With an Introductory Essay by James Hannay; and Descriptive Letterpress, by the Rev. J. Trusler, and E. F. Roberts (6 volume set) by William Hogarth

The London Printing And Publishing Company Limited, 1890. Hardcover. Very Good. 4vo. Six volumes. 12.5" x 9.5". Brown pictorial cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front covers. 150 steel engravings. All edges gilt. Bumping to corners. Wear and...

From SequiturBooks


Black & White by Brown by Brown, Paul

New York: Charles Scribner, 1939. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust jacket. First Edition, with "A" on copyright page, SIGNED by Paul Brown and embellished with a lovely horse head sketch by the author on blank fly leaf. (Pres...

From Old Scrolls Book Shop


The descent of man and selection in relation to sex by DARWIN, Charles

1877 Charles Darwin Descent of Man Evolution Natural History Monkeys Science "it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science." ― Charles Darwin, The Descent of M...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Forty Drawings. by Ronald Searle

Searle, Ronald. Forty Drawings. London, Cambridge University Press. 1946 1st Edition. Square 4to, 240mm x 290mm. Heavy paper wrapped card covers. Introduction, pp40. Light age tone to covers and page edges, otherwise in excellent near fine order throug...

From Roz Hulse


Ten Works by Bulgarian Graphic Artists : by Collective

A very good- paperback (pictorial) folder containing 10 very good+ (sheets) reproductions of 10 Bulgarian Graphic Artists (image_2 & image_3). (can send detailed images of all works on request)...



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