RARE 1905 ART MAGAZINE. The Modern Lithographer. Published London June 1905; Includes Genuine Art Nouveau Lithograph
RARE 1905 ART MAGAZINE. The Modern Lithographer. Published London June 1905; Includes Genuine Art Nouveau Lithograph
RARE 1905 ART MAGAZINE. The Modern Lithographer. Published London June 1905; Includes Genuine Art Nouveau Lithograph
RARE 1905 ART MAGAZINE. The Modern Lithographer. Published London June 1905; Includes Genuine Art Nouveau Lithograph
RARE 1905 ART MAGAZINE. The Modern Lithographer. Published London June 1905; Includes Genuine Art Nouveau Lithograph
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RARE 1905 ART MAGAZINE. The Modern Lithographer. Published London June 1905; Includes Genuine Art Nouveau Lithograph

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This is one a small series of extremely rare Edwardian magazines which relate to the history and process of artistic lithographic printing in Britain.

I have looked everywhere for other copies of this interesting publication without success - including specialist book dealers sites.

This one is Volume I, No.6 and it was published in June 1905 (at 119 - 125 Finsbury Pavement, London). Edited by Robert Hilton.

The cover is lithographically printed and is generic to all the issues - but printed in different colours.

This volume has lots of specialist advertisements relating to the lithographer's art and skills.

We have articles on the following subjects: The Process Classes of the Liverpool Municipal Technical School; A Decade in Colourtype; Monthly Lithographic Causerie; Modern Printing Inks and Colour Printing; A Fashion Illustration of a Man in a Top Hat. Printed in Interlayed Half Tone; Practical LIthographic Machine Management; Planography; Practical Colour Mixing in Lithography;

The lovely original 1905 lithograph is intact and in good condition. It is reminiscent of similar works at this time made by William Nicholson. It shows a group of print connoisseurs standing looking at prints in a portfolio. It was lithographed and printed by The British Colour Printing Co. Ltd - 56 Ludgate Hill, London. The design is by Hubner & Wilson - London and signed with their cypher: Kit Cat.

This print is more attractive and as such makes this issue a bit more expensive. It will look lovely framed and mounted - especially if you have a gallery selling original prints.

The publication is softbound with printed paper cover - and stapled. Considering it is over 100 years old. It is in remarkable condition- only some slight rust marks from the staples - you won't find another like it.

Dimensions: 27.5 x 22 cm.

This is probably a volume for a specialist art library or specialist researcher or art collector - a very fair price - given that it has such an attractive original lithograph bound into the issue.