The Architectural Review : For the Artist & Craftsman. Volumes 1 – 30 (uninterrupted set of the first 30 Volumes published : Volume I (November – May – 1897 ) – Volume XXX (July – December 1911). The complete 15 years from 1897 to 1911 of the Art Nouveau period is resembled in these beautiful first 30 Volumes. With hundreds of illustrations on architecture and design and including several original lithographs by famous designers and artists of the time (Burne-Jones, Whistler etc.).
First Edition. 30 Volumes. London, Effingham House / Caxton House, 1897 – 1911. 23.5 cm x 32.5 cm. More than 8000 pages with hundreds of illustrations and original artwork. Original Hardcover (Green Publisher’s cloth with beautiful gilted ornament and lettering on spine). Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. All the Volumes firm and only very few Volumes with minor signs of external wear and some darkening to the spines. Important Source for the Arts and Crafts Movement //.
Includes for example the following original Art Supplements by important artists of the time: J. McNeill Whistler – St.Anne’s Soho (Lithograph) / An Architectural Study for “The Annunciation” – specially drawn by Sir Edward Burne-Jones for “The Review” / Architectural Study for Pygmalion & Galatea by Sir Edward Burne-Jones specially drawn for “The Review” (Lithograph) /
Includes for example the following essays: G. Ll. Morris – Lord Leighton’s Studies at the Fine Art Society / Howard Ince – Of the Value of Tradition in Architecture / John E. Newberry – Work of John L. Pearson, R.A. / H. Wilson – Work of Sir Edward Burne-Jones – More especially in Decoration and Design. With many illustrations of artwork he designed “Miriam – Central Panel of Window in S. Giles’ Church Edinburgh” – Perseus Series with Perseus and the Sea Maidens, “The Doom Fulfilled”, “The Passage of Jordan”, “Designs for the book of Aeneas” etc. / / John M. Brydon – Work of William Eden Nesfield (1835-1888) / John Hebb – William Morris’s Practical Side / Architecture in Japan by Edward F. Strange (With Illustrations by Native Architects and Painters) / On the Decay of Ghosts (Anonymus) / Welby, Pugin / Bulkeley Creswell – The Littleness of Greatness / H.D.Lowry – Ironmongers’ Hall – City Halls of London – The Newlyn Repousse Copper / William Morris / F. Hamilton Jackson – The Work of Sir Edward Poynter / George Benson – An Eighteenth Century House in York / A.N.Prentice – A Garden in Granada and the Little Mosque / D.S.Graeme – The Roslin and Hawthornden / G. Ll. Morris – The Workman and his Dwelling / F.Hamilton Jackson – Wortley Hall – Billiard Room Decoration for Sor E.J. Poynter / Esther Wood – The School of Arts and Crafts H.W. – The Silent Invisible Leaders / R. Phene Spiers – The Effect of Fire on Architecture : After the Commune : The Ruined Palaces of Paris (The Tuileries) / A.N. Prentice (Exterior View of the Alhambra Walls) / The Life and Work of Welby Pugin / The Life and Work of Jean Carries, a little-known french sculptor and potter by Mons. Emile Hovelaque / The Work of John Sedding / etc.