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George Cruikshank designed, etched and published this album of thirty-six hand-colored caricatures of daily life during the period 1833–36 and sold them through the London bookseller and publisher Charles Tilt. These copper etchings were issued in…

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Edition of 236. I'm captivated by fine and private press materials and their intersection of artistry, social and historical forces, and economic principles (sometimes disregarded). Viewed as less constrained by the pressures of commercialism, these…

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Written by the thirteenth-century Welsh Franciscan John of Wales, the work from which this leaf comes was meant to provide priests with basic information on how to lead a good life. Thus in sermons and conversation, they could instruct individuals…

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Illuminated manuscript on vellum, 9⅝ x 6⅞ in. Arts and Crafts binding by Katherine Adams, Worcestershire, 1905.

Provenance: Sydney Cockerell, with his manuscript annotations and separate notes discussing this work.

This is one of the first…

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Ned O’Gorman was a child when he: "decided I could write a poem. I told myself that if what I wrote pleased me and was a poem, I would be a poet. I took up a pencil and wrote. Snow beyond, sunlight on the carpet. The intricate and delicate carvings…

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