An Address Delivered by William Morris at the Distribution of Prizes to Students of the Birmingham Municipal School of Art on Feb. 21, 1894. London Longmans & Co. at the Chiswick Press. 1898. 8vo. Boards, printed title to front. Pp25. Boards age discoloured at spine, Library card affix to front pastedown, Neat ownership mark of 1898 on front endpaper together with a memorial bookplate. Small red stamp of St Augustine Abbey Ramsgate on blank lower area of first page. All pages clean and bright throughout with a very strong imprint. A very interesting address filled with William Morris’s thoughts and views on art, beauty and the capacity of man to enjoy art. A good book with a respectful provenance. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.
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 throughout. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item. Cat. No. 93622. £290
Leete, Alfred. Leetle Lessons in Engraving. London, The Practical Etching Service Ltd. 4to, 205mm x 280mm. 1st Edition. Printed Card Covers, pp12, bound with tied cord.. This is a book illustrated by Leete for The Practical Etching Service. The Forward describes how Leete was taken around the works to show him the various processes of engraving. Once the word copper was mentioned Leete took this up for his theme using a policeman to illustrate. 10 full page illustrations by Leete illustrating with humour the tasks undertaken from First Impression to despatching the end product to the customer. Tipped onto the inside back cover is a Scale of Prices for Process Work and Incidental Charges. Covers bumped at edges, front cover has short tears to blank margin. All pages in clean and bright condition with strong print. By the artist famed for his Kitchener WW1 poster and art of the Underground. Rare. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.