Second printing of Thomson's work on the Barbizon school. Signed, Inscribed, and Dated by Thomson in1926. Original mustard cloth , stamped in Gilt. Some edgewear and corners bumped. but overall Tight,Clean and internally Fine. Uncommon . Size: Tall 4vo., Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Barbizon School- Corot: Rousseau: Diaz, ...
Publisher: Chapman and Hall, Limited
Publication Date: 1902
Book Condition: Very Good ++
Edition: 2nd English Edition.
Book Description Chapman and Hall, 1891. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 294 pages + xvi front + 2 rear pages. + 36 pages of single sided illustrations with protective tissue guards Original brown binding with gilt lettering front & spine fair with some rubbing, very minor loss top & base spine edges, starting to split top. Contents; single sided illustrations very good. ( also very many illustrations within text ). text fair with some foxing front & rear . a few pages a little loose. Inscribed on dedication page " To S. -. G ---- Esq, with the Authors kind regards 3/4/ 91. " . it states on title page " with one hundred and thirty illustrations " 36 have a page to themselves the rest including portraits are within text. .Barbizon School name given by D. C. Thompson , it's members included Jean-François Millet, Théodore Rousseau, Narcisse Diaz, Charles Jacque, Jules Dupré, Constant Troyon; Camille Corot and Charles Daubigny etc. The Barbizon School was a loose group of French landscape painters who worked in & inspired by the forest of Fontainebleau near Paris . Barbizon is a village by the forest, where they sometimes stayed. 23 x 29cm Approx. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 001055
Book Description Chapman & Hall, London, 1890. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. An important, near contemporary survey of the major artists of the Barbizon School with 130 illustrations including AN ORIGINAL ETCHING BY WALTER SICKERT AFTER COROT and a number of other original etchings including some superb examples after Millet. The First London Edition, before the New York edition of the same year. LIMITED EDITION OF 280 COPIES OF WHICH THIS IS NUMBER 102, INITIALLED BY THE AUTHOR. With the bookplate of Geoffrey Clegg Hutchinson, Baron Ilford (1893-1974), British soldier, barrister and Conservative Party politician. Good, tight brown illustrated cloth binding, the spine with gilt letters in compartments. A few scrapes to the covers (nothing significant) and some fraying to the top and bottom of the spine. A few pages with light creases otherwise internally clean and bright. Plates in good condition. A heavy book and additional shipping costs may apply, depending on destination An excellent copy of a scarce limited edition survey of the Barbizon School. Inscribed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 000008