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Item #BB2484 [Hand-Colored] Principles of effect and colour, as applicable to landscape painting. Illustrated by examples for the amateur and professional student in art. G. F. PHILLIPS, Giles Firman.
[Hand-Colored] Principles of effect and colour, as applicable to landscape painting. Illustrated by examples for the amateur and professional student in art
[Hand-Colored] Principles of effect and colour, as applicable to landscape painting. Illustrated by examples for the amateur and professional student in art
[Hand-Colored] Principles of effect and colour, as applicable to landscape painting. Illustrated by examples for the amateur and professional student in art
[Hand-Colored] Principles of effect and colour, as applicable to landscape painting. Illustrated by examples for the amateur and professional student in art
[Hand-Colored] Principles of effect and colour, as applicable to landscape painting. Illustrated by examples for the amateur and professional student in art
[Hand-Colored] Principles of effect and colour, as applicable to landscape painting. Illustrated by examples for the amateur and professional student in art

[Hand-Colored] Principles of effect and colour, as applicable to landscape painting. Illustrated by examples for the amateur and professional student in art

London: B. B. King, Monument Yard, near London Bridge, [n.d., but 1839 or 1840]. Full Calf. Preferred Edition, revised and "considerably enlarged, with descriptions of the tints made use of in each subject," of this important manual on the use of colour in landscape painting. Royal 8vo (291 x 222mm): 12pp, with hand-colored vignette title page ("Stormy Weather at Sea"), seven full-page aquatints (five of which hand-colored), and hand-colored chromatic wheel and scale. Contemporary gilt-tooled green calf, red morocco lettering-piece gilt, upper cover framed in gilt and blind with gilt vignette of Cheltenham College, marbled end papers and edges. Manuscript prize inscription of Cheltenham College to front fly-leaf. Damp stain to top third of back board, but an excellent copy, tightly bound and clean throughout, with lovely hand-coloring. Abbey (Life) 167. Martin-Hardie, p. 124. Prideaux, p.206 ("highly attractive"). Birren Collection 521. Fine. Item #BB2484

Third Edition (originally published in 1833), with added vignette title page and imprint of Darton & Clark and five others. Landscape artist Giles Firman Phillips was a member of the new society of painters in water colour. The prize inscription on the fly-leaf is dated 1834, but most sources date this third edition to 1839 or 1840. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

Price: $1,265.00

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