This is the edition of the complete works of William Hogarth produced by James Heath in 1822.
This story was part of a self-conscious attempt to establish a prose style based in spoken rather than archaic, literary Gaelic, and in it Pearse explores the child’s world
The second edition of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare illustrated by the great Arthur Rackham. It contains 40 colour plates and 34 line drawings and is considered one of his masterpieces.
Cervantes Don Quixote Cassell, Petter & Galpin, London. (illustrated by Gustave Doré),1867 Cloth binding, gold lettering Published in quarto format by Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, London around 1867, this is the second edition Don Quixote, the first in a single volume. The 9.5 pound monster has approximately 750 pages and contains 370 illustrations. Doré [...]
This beautifully bound little book discusses topics seen as important for orthodox Catholics in the seventeenth century, such as the location of Purgatory and what can be done for the people in it, as well as the issue of intentions in the use of indulgences.
Sioban Piercy’s exploration of the book as an art object has been internationally recognised and this is a unique set of four books with inkjet printing and hand worked ink drawings
Visual poetry, collages, prints, multiples and objects in the fluxus manner with contributions from 23 invited artists from 11 countries.
The First Volume of a 6-volume revised and corrected edition from the workshop of Charles Osmont, Rue S. Jacques, Paris in 1733, produced in a transitional Roman type
An unusual edition of John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress is in a landscape format, produced as an ‘art book’ in 1844, with 22 illustrations by Henry Courtney Selous
Bayle’s Dictionnaire historique et critique was the single most popular work of the eighteenth century, covering history, literary criticism, theology, obscenity, philosophical treatments of toleration, the problem of evil, epistemological questions, and much more
The Nibelungenlied is an epic poem based on pre-Christian elements, written in middle High German, which became enormously popular in the nineteenth century
The Old Testament Embellished with Engravings from pictures and Drawings by the Most eminent English Artists
One of the largest Bibles ever commercially produced, being issued in 6, or sometimes 7 volumes in an Elephant Folio format in 1800