The Studio (Foreword by A.L. Baldry)

A Treatise on Landscape Painting in Watercolours by David Cox


London: The Studio. 1922.

Special autumn number of the The Studio for 1922. (285x200mm) pp. [iv], 20. 72 plates unpaginated. Dark blue cloth with title in gilt in gilt border. Title in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. White illustrated dust jacket. Title printed in black on spine and upper cover. Some wear to extremities with a small tear to the head of the lower cover. This is a reproduction of David Cox's 1813 Treatise. The plates are a mixture of reproduction engravings, photogravures, and twenty very nice reproductions of some of Cox's watercolours tipped in on heavy cream paper and protected by tissue paper on which brief notes are printed in brown. A lovely book in fine condition. The front pastedown has a label for A Louis de Meuleneere, 21, Rue du Chene, Bruxelles. This firm was a great Brussels booksellers and the predecessor to Tulkens from where this book was bought when it closed in 2008.

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