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KAUFFMANN, C.M.: Victoria and Albert Museum. Catalogue of Foreign Paintings. 2 vols. Numerous illus. orig. wrappers, 1973. [ Ref: RGW646] £15


KAUFFMANN, C.M.: Victoria and Albert Museum. Catalogue of Paintings in the Wellington Museum. Numerous illus., index; 200 items; 176pp. orig. wrappers, 1st edit., 1982. [ Ref: RGW3391] £5


KEEN, L.: William Barnes The Somerset Engravings. 73 illus.; 61pp. orig. wrappers, 1st edit., Somerset County Council, 1989. [ Ref: RGW17398] £10


KEEN, L. & LINDGREEN, C.: William Barnes The Dorset Engravings. 27 illus.; 40pp. orig. wrappers, Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society, 1989. [ Ref: RGW17399] £10


SIR EDWIN LANDSEER, R.A. [1802-1873] Artist. AUTOGRAPH LETTER Signed, 12mo, 3pp, n.p., 17 July 1839, has the picture from the Duke of Wellington's, thanking for gift of the Lawrence Gallery, would be happy to see Lewis, removed from album, 1839 [ Ref: RGW11411] £40


SIR EDWIN LANDSEER, R.A. [1802-1873] Artist. AUTOGRAPH LETTER Signed, to "My Dear old Friend", ? Charles Mauty, 8vo, 3pp, C. Place, 11 August 1852, I do think and feel too that I never have the pleasure of seeing you.", had an early dinner and drove to Richmond. [ Ref: RGW11413] £40


SIR EDWIN LANDSEER]. ROYAL ACADEMY. Paintings and Drawings by Sir Edwin Landseer R.A. 1802-1873. 28 plates; 175 items; 36pp. orig. wrappers, 1961. Fine copy. [ Ref: RGW12654] £10


[SIR EDWIN LANDSEER and INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 1862.] MANUSCRIPT LIST OF WORKS OF SIR E. LANDSEER, received at the Exhibition Building, dated 22 March 1862, on headed notepaper, Exhibition Building, South Kensington. [ Ref: RGW11406] £20
*List the eight Paintings with the names of owners.

LANE, W.C. & BROWNE, N.E. (Ed.): Library of Congress A.L.A. Portrait Index. Index to Portraits contained in Printed Books and Periodicals. Numerous illus., indexes; lxxvi+1600pp; last few leaves frayed, now repaired. Large 8vo later blue cloth, spines gilt, uncut, 1st edit., Washington, 1906. [ Ref: RGW19542] £50
*A tremendous reference source identifying over 120,000 portraits of famous people from all over the world.

JAMES LAVER. [b.1899] Writer. AUTOGRAPH LETTER Signed, to D. Spence of Windmill Press, 1p, 213 Piccadilly, n.d., thanking him for proofs of title-page and text. [ Ref: RGW7262] £15


LAVER, J.: XIXth Century French Posters. 25 plates, 4 in colour; 18pp text. orig. cloth, 1st edit., 1944. Very good copy in d.w. with small tear at head of spine. [ Ref: RGW3515] £5


[BERNARD LEACH] Bernard Leach. Exhibition Catalogue. Colour and black and white illus., 199 items; text mainly in Japanese. orig. illustrated wrappers, 1st edit., N. H. K., Japan, 1966. Very good copy. Scarce. [ Ref: RGW14891] £50
*Includes in English, Leach's essay "My Faith", list of exhibits and captions also in English.

[EDWARD LEAR] Edward Lear in Greece A Loan Exhibition from the Gennadius Library, Athens. Catalogue. Black and white plates; 73 items; 88pp. oblong folio orig. pictorial wrappers, a little creasing on one corner, International Exhibitions Foundations, 1971. [ Ref: RGW16751] £10


LEON, W.; Thomas Doggett Pictur'd An Enquiry into the claims to authenticity of the few supposed representations from life of this famous comedian . . . Colour frontis. and other illus.; 52pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., The Company of Watermen & Lightermen of the River Thames, 1980. [ Ref: RGW17258] £8
*Thomas Doggett [1650-1731] was an actor on the London stage originally from Ireland.

LEVEY, M.: Painting in Eighteenth-Century Venice. 16 colour plates and 142 black and white illus., index; 256pp. orig. cloth, 2nd edit., Phaidon Press, 1980. [ Ref: RGW12268] £12


LILLEY, A.E.V. & MIDGLEY, W.: A Book of Studies in Plant Form With Some Suggestions for their Application to Design. Photographic illus. and drawings; xx+183pp. orig. cloth, worn and loosening, Enlarged Edition, 1902. A working copy only. [ Ref: RGW18101] £10


[LITHOGRAPHERS]. ENGELMANN, GRAF, COINDET & CO. Engraved Billhead, to Thos Adlington, for customs duties, trimmed at foot 1830 [ Ref: RGW11184] £10


LIVERSIDGE, M. & FARRINGTON, J. (Ed.): Canaletto & England. Exhibition Catalogue. 127 items, all illustrated most in colour, and 33 other illus., index; 192pp. 4to orig. pictorial wrappers, 1st edit., Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery with Merrell Holberton, 1993. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW15349] £10


LOMAX, P.: The Golden Dream A Biography of Thomas Cooper Gotch. Colour and black and white illus., index; 192pp. folio (270 x 210mm) orig. wrappers, 1st edit., Bristol, 2004. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW17961] £15


LONGRIDGE, J. (Ed.): Chinese Bird Paintings of the Ch'ien Lung Period, 1736-1796. With an introduction and notes by J. Longridge. 8 fine colour plates. oblong folio (13.5 x 16.75in) pictorial cloth, slight mark on front cover, 1st edit. Holland Press, 1967. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW19214] £40


JOHN SEYMOUR LUCAS, R.A. [1849-1923] Painter. AUTOGRAPH LETTER Signed, to H.H. Cauty, 2pp, 26 Cavendish Square, 9 March 1881, concerning his contribution to the Artist Corps. [ Ref: RGW8830] £20


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