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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.



X3 Posters ; A British Council Exhibition: Silkscreen Exhibition Poster by Ken Meharg and Bob Linney

London: X3 Posters RARE exhibition poster, no date, circa 1982- 1990 ( possibly 1989, the numbers 8 an 9 printed on the hands lower left), by Ken Meharg and Bob Linney, who ran the poster operation for Birmingham Arts Laboratory or Arts Lab, an experimen...

From Dale Steffey Books

$800.00


Antiquities of Great-Britain, illustrated in views of Monasteries, Castles, and Churches, now existing. Engraved from drawings made by Thomas Hearne. by Hearne, Thomas (Byrne, W. engraver)

Printed by James Phillips, in George Yard, Lombard Street, and Published by T. Hearne and W. Byrne. London. 1786. Oblong folio. Title page. Engraved frontispiece of Malmesbury Abbey, 51 further engraved plates; 20 further engraved plates. Subscribers' li...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books

£550.00


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


A group of Etchers. by Benjamin, S.G.W. ; James McNeill Whistler; and others

New York: Dodd Mead, 1882. First edition. Very Good/Includes etchings by Slocombe, Herkomer, Legros, Hamerton, etc. Plates include: In Summer Woods (Etched by C. P. Slocombe). Twickenham Church (Seymour Haden). Rood-Screen, in the Church of St. Etienne d...

From Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio

$500.00


The History of Portrait Miniatures 1531-1860 in 2 Volumes by George C Williamson, Litt. D

London: George Bell and Sons, 1904. First edition, small printing of 520 copies of which 510 were for sale. White linen cloth hardcovers with gilt decorative illustrations on covers and spine. Folio- 15.5" x 12". unsigned. A rare art history reference wr...

From Kabi Rare Books

$600.00


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


Curwen Press News Letters by Curwen Press

8 consecutive issues of the Curwen Press News Letters, No. 6 -13. bound together in one volume. Original covers by various artists including:- Edward Bawden, Paul Nash, Eric Ravilious and Graham Sutherland. Other illustrations including a coloured linocut...

From vincentgbarlow.co.uk

£345.00


Painting the Town; A British Council Exhibition: Silkscreen Exhibition Poster by (Ken Meharg and Bob Linney) X3 Posters

London: X3 Posters RARE exhibition poster, no date, circa 1982- 1990, by Ken Meharg and Bob Linney, who ran the poster operation for Birmingham Arts Laboratory or Arts Lab, an experimental arts centre in Birmingham, until 1982. Posters from that era wer...

From Dale Steffey Books

$800.00


The Earth Fiend by William Strang

Number 72 / 150 copies signed by the author/illustrator William Strang and printer of the etchings, Frederick Golding. Text on hand-made paper and etchings on jap vellum. Etched title page and 10 full page etchings all in very good condition. Usual off-se...

From vincentgbarlow.co.uk

£195.00


Ben Nicholson:Drawings, Paintings and Reliefs 1911-1968 by Russell,John

New York: Harry Abrams/Thames and Hudson, 1969. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dust jacket. A little clear tape to tips of jacket. Completely clean inside and out. Profusely illustrated with 220 black & white and 78 color plates tip...

From Design Books

$295.00


The graphic works of Ceri Richards by Sanesi, Roberto (Burns, Richard transl.)

Cerastico Editore, Milan. 1973. 4to. 152, (1)pp. Illus. Original paper covered boards, slightly chipped to spine. Minor spotting to edge of upper board. A crisp bright copy. Ceri Geraldus Richards, CBE (1903-1971) Artist....

From Paul Haynes Rare Books

£100.00


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


Flaxman's Classical Compositions by John Flaxman

The four works are bound as one. The Iliad (Engraved from the Compositions of John Flaxman, R. A. Sculptor) ; The Odyssey (Engraved from the Compositions of John Flaxman, R. A. Sculptor,); (Total for Homer's works, 75 plates.) Hesiod (Engraved from the ...

From Phantom Tollbooth

$850.00


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