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UPSTONE, R. & others: William Orpen Politics Sex & Death. Colour and black and white illus.; 142 items; 160pp. folio (275 x 235mm) orig. wrappers, 1st edit., Imperial War Museum, 2005. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW17958] £15
*Well-illustrated catlogue of an important exhibition with many pictures of First World War subjects.

VANDERVELL, A. & COLES, C.: Game and the English Landscape The Influence of the Chase on Sporting Art & Scenery. Colour and black and white illus.; 159pp. folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., Debrett, 1980. Very good copy in d.w. (with some tears) [ Ref: RGW14467] £10


VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM. Drawing Technique & Purpose. Exhibition Catalogue Illus., 211 items; 70pp. orig. wrappers, abrasion on front cover, 1981. [ Ref: RGW5105] £5


VIRTUE & CO. ART JOURNAL. Art Journal. 1900. 3 etchings by C.O. Murray, D. Law, R.W. Macbeth, 10 plates and numerous other illus., some in colour; iv+384pp. folio orig. red cloth gilt, 1st edit., H. Virtue & Co, 1900. Very good copy. William Moorcroft's copy with his bookplate. [ Ref: RGW14911] £50
* William Moorcroft (1872-1945), Potter, was born in Burslem. Having studied at the South Kensington School of Art, he returned to the Potteries and worked as a designer for James McIntyre & Co. In 1913 he left to set up his own pottery, which continues to this day. Contains William Moorcroft's distinctive sepia printed bookplate, the design of which is inspired by illuminated initials from medieval manuscripts.

VIRTUE & CO. ART JOURNAL. Art Journal. 1902. 9 etchings by Axel Haig and others, 10 plates and numerous other illus.; iv+384pp. folio orig. red cloth gilt, 1st edit., H. Virtue & Co, 1902. William Moorcroft's copy with his bookplate. [ Ref: RGW14912] £75
* William Moorcroft (1872-1945), Potter, was born in Burslem. Having studied at the South Kensington School of Art, he returned to the Potteries and worked as a designer for James McIntyre & Co. In 1913 he left to set up his own pottery, which continues to this day. Contains William Moorcroft's distinctive sepia printed bookplate, the design of which is inspired by illuminated initials from medieval manuscripts.

WADSWORTH ATHENEUM. CADOGAN, J.K. (Ed.) Wadsworth Atheneum Paitings II Italy and Spain Fourteenth through Nineteenth Centuries. Colour and black and white illus., indexes; 376pp. orig. pictorial wrappers, Hartford, 1991. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16747] £15


WALKER , J.: National Gallery of Art Washington. Over 1100 colour and black illus., index ; 696pp. folio orig. wrappers, New York, N. Abrams, 1975. [ Ref: RGW16765] £10


[JOHN WARD] HAZLITT GOODEN & FOX. John Ward on Tour Recent Drawings. May-June 1998. Exhibition Catalogue. 45 items, all illustrated in colour. orig. wrappers, Hazlitt Gooden & Fox, 1998. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16697] £15


WATERHOUSE, E.K.: Painting in Britain 1530-1790. 192 plates of photographic illus., bibliography, index; xiii+271pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Pelican History of Art, 1953. [ Ref: RGW8807] £12


HENRY TANWORTH WELLS R.A. [1823-1903] Artist and Miniature Painter. TWO AUTOGRAPH LETTERS Signed, to John Ballantyne, 5pp, Dorking & London, Oct 1873, asking for information on "models for the Nude who are very good", explaining he has engaged "a young Italian who has recently arrived in England". Sold with one envelope. [ Ref: RGW7544] £40


WHITE,C.: Anthony van Dyck Thomas Howard The Earl of Arundel. Colour and black and white illus; 84pp. orig. wrappers, 1st edit., Malibu, Getty Museum , 1995. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW17960] £6
*A study of Thomas Howard and his portrait by van Dyck.

WILLIAMS, I.A.: Early English Watercolours and some Cognate Drawings by Artists born not later than 1785. (With a new introduction by E. Croft-Murray and M. Cormack). Colour frontis., 412 black and white illus. on 200 plates; xxii+266pp folio orig. cloth, Reprint of First Edition (1952), 1970. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW1252] £10


WITT, JOHN & JOHN SUNDERLAND (Intro). A Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 Represented in the Witt Library, Courtauld Institute of Art, London. Frontis., 337pp. library cloth, very slight wear on extremities, 1st edit., Mansell, 1978. Ex-Library copy with few stamps. [ Ref: RGW2000] £15


[MARCEL WOLFERS]. L'ECUYER. Marcel Wolfers Sculpteur-Laquer. Illus.; 85 items. orig. wrappers, Brussels, 1970. [ Ref: RGW12659] £5


WOOD, J.: Hidden Talents. A Dictionary of Neglected Artists. 280 illus, facsimiles of monograms; 180pp. folio (285 x 215mm) orig. cloth 2nd edit., 1997. In d.w. [ Ref: RGW1272] £35
*Dictionary of over 1500 artists, many female, working between 1880 and 1950 not generally recorded elsewhere.

WOODCOCK, S.: Index of Account Holders in the Roberson Archive 1820-1939 246pp. folio paperback, Hamilton Kerr Institute, 1997. [ Ref: RGW13154] £38
*An index of over 9,000 artists recorded in the account ledgers of the London artists' colourmen Charles Roberson & Co., whose extensive archive is housed at the Hamilton Kerr Institute. A checklist of those involved in the Victorian and Edwardian art world, predominantly in the British Isles but also abroad. Customers include members of the Royal, Scottish, Cambrian and Hibernian Academies, graphic artists, designers, amateur painters including royal and aristocratic artists, patrons, dealers, restorers and suppliers of materials. Giving names, addresses and the dates of each account, the index is both a key to further research into the Roberson Archive and a means of identifying artists of the period, including many less well-known names.

WYLLIE, W.L.: Marine Painting in Water-Colour with Twenty-Four Examples in Colour by W.l. Wyllie. Introduction by Edwin Bale. 24 mounted colour plates; 60pp. oblong 8vo orig. blue cloth, covers marked, piece missing from spine, 1st edit., Cassell & Co, 1901. [ Ref: RGW12859] £20


WYLLIE, W.L. & M.A.: London to the Nore Painted & Described by W.L. & M.A. Wyllie. 60 colour plates, and other black and white illus. by W.L. WYLLIE, index; x+260pp. Large 8vo orig. brown pictorial cloth gilt, some wear on extremities, t.e.g., 1st edit., A. & C. Black, 1905. [ Ref: RGW20062] £80


WYLLIE, W.L. & WREN, M.F.: Sea Fights of the Great War Naval Incidents during the First Nine Months 24 colour plates, 26 black and white plates and maps by W.L. WYLLIE and I. BEVAN, index; xii+168pp. Large 8vo orig. blue cloth, spine gilt, some wear on extremities, small dents on front cover, t.e.g., 1st edit., Cassell & Co, 1918. [ Ref: RGW20063] £20


WYLLIE, W.L. & WREN, M.F.: More Sea Fights of the Great War Naval Including the Battle of Jutland. 24 colour plates and 26 black and white plates by W.L. WYLLIE, index; xiv+172pp. Large 8vo orig. blue cloth, spine gilt, slight wear on extremities, 1st edit., Cassell & Co, 1919. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW20064] £25


WYNDHAM LEWIS, D.B.: The World of Goya. 41 colour and 135 black and white illus. and 32pp illustraing the etchings, index; 256pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., 1968. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW13892] £5


ZENTNER, L. A Select Collection of Landscapes from the Best Old Masters, One of Each Engraved by L. Zentner, after Drawings made by him from Original Pictures, in Different Cabinets, during his residence in Germany, France, Holland, &c to which are added, Portraits of the Artists, and Short Biographical Account of each. 44 etched plates of landscape paintings, and a further 6 plates, each of six portraits of artists, title and text in English and French; 104pp; one of the portrait plates with a crease, a few plates with slight spotting in margins, 4 plates slightly affected by waterstaining in margins. oblong folio, (10 x 13.5in) red morocco gilt extra by Bolton of Knightsbridge, some wear on extremities, a.e.g., First Edition, J. Thane, Rupert Street, Haymarket, 1791. A very good copy. ESTC T146357 [ Ref: RGW18066] £750
*An excellent set of landscape prints after Old Masters, which would have provided connoisseurs with images of pictures in Continental collections. Little is know of the fine German engraver J.L.L.C. Zentner [fl. 1780-1804] who was working in Paris in the 1780s, and was in London in the 1790s. This work was issued in parts which explains why some of the plates are dated after the date on title. The ESTC lists only 4 copies in the UK and suggests the text may be by the publisher. John Thane [1747?-1818] was a dealer in prints, medals and manuscripts.

[JOHAN ZOFFANY] WEBSTER, M.: Johan Zoffany 1733-1810. Exhibition Catalogue. Black and white illus., index; 134 items; 96pp. orig. wrappers, National Portrait Gallery, 1976. [ Ref: RGW16774] £10


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