You haven't verified your email address yet

Miss Maud Stanton - In the Berkeley Country - 1862

Lot reference 13273639

Valid bid!

In order to place your bid, you'll only need to sign in or create a free account.

Already registered?

Waiting for extension Lot closed Open for bids in Lot closes in:

Current bid $151
Next minimum bid $163
Location: Netherlands
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $34.16
$
$

No bids placed.

$151 Bidder 1648
18-07-2018 20:34:08
$139 Bidder 1546
16-07-2018 12:12:08
$116 Bidder 0737
14-07-2018 14:42:43
$52 Bidder 1521
13-07-2018 12:38:20
$29 Bidder 1521
13-07-2018 12:38:01

Illustrated, Sport, games & pastimes - Quantity: 1 - Limited edition

Condition: Fair
Language: English
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication year oldest item: 1862
Author/ Illustrator: Miss Maud Stanton
Book Title: In the Berkeley Country
Number of Books: 1
Publisher: Day & Son
Binding/ Material: Hardback
Extras: Limited edition
Subject: Illustrated, Sport, games & pastimes
Object: Book
Version: Original Language

Published by Day & Son (25 years Lithographers to the Queen, London, 1862 - 45 pp. With 25 (of 26) chromolithographed tipped-in plates. - No. 22 of 75 copies. - Size: 38 x 28 cm. Condition: Boards damaged (see photographs). Rebacked, new endpapers. First and last few leaves some chipping on the edges. Very, very rare. No copies found in Worldcat. No copy in the British Library.
¶ The firm of William Day, later Day & Son, has been described as one of the largest and most prominent lithographic firms of the second third of the nineteenth century. Company documents record William Day’s business starting in 1823[ although the first known lithograph was produced the following year. By 1829 the firm had moved from 59 Great Queen Street to 17 Gate Street. From the early thirties the company was often referred to as Day & Haghe. This was due to the popularity of the work of Louis Haghe a Belgian draughtsman and water colourist who worked for the company until 1852 when he left to focus on painting. The firm was granted the status of ‘Lithographers to Queen Victoria and to the Queen Dowager, Queen Adelaide’ in 1837, although they were not the only lithographers to be awarded the Royal Warrant. William Day Senior died in 1845, leaving the business in the hands of his son William Day Junior. The company now became known as Day & Son. The 1850s started with a prize medal at the Great Exhibition for their display of lithography. In the mid fifties the premises in Gate Street were enlarged and the Prince of Wales and Prince Alfred visited (probably the completed works) in 1856. In 1851, Day & Son was commissioned by Matthew Digby Wyatt, known for his work as an architect, to produce the book The Industrial Arts of the Nineteenth Century, an imposing imperial folio in two volumes which illustrates a selection of items from the Great Exhibition of 1851. There are 160 chromolithographed plates. Wyatt himself stated that he had used 'the best means of graphic representation available'. Wyatt proudly drew attention to the previously unsurpassed scale and speed of production of the book. But what brought the entire project into being was the desire of Day & Son to demonstrate the potential of chromolithography. The firm was particularly associated with the process. However, as Wyatt himself explained, the proposal was not even formalized until after the Great Exhibition had opened. Such a grandiose production must have called into play a significant proportion of Day's resources, including skilled craftsmen and lithographers such as Francis Bedford, J.A. Vinter and Henry Rafter, as well as significant capital, and management. According to Wyatt, four or five of Day's staff were constantly engaged upon the business details of the operation alone. In 1861 the firm printed a large run of bank notes for Lajos Kossuth, the famous Hungarian patriot and democratic. Kossuth was in exile from his homeland and this attempt at re-establishing a separate Hungarian currency lead to both him and Day & Son to be charged in the courts with having ‘levied war upon the Emperor of Austria’. The affair ended with Day & Son delivering the notes to the Bank of England where they were duly burnt. (Source: Wikipedia)

Nl Reflection  pro

Feedback score: 99.7%
Reviews given: 325
Member since: January 8, 2013
  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Very well packed !!!
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Redblackant March 18, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    alles netjes en goed geregeld
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    bakkertje1 March 7, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Perfect transaction, excellent packing job, highly recommended
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    yakaclicker January 15, 2018

  • Very pleased with poster

    rgriff November 3, 2017

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    wonderful books, well wrapped for sending
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Pumaatje October 5, 2017

reviews_txt = reviews_txt.downcase View all 325 Reviews

Delivery

The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.

Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
More information

Shipping costs

United States $34.16
Austria $20.98
Belgium $20.98
Denmark $20.98
France $20.98
Germany $20.98
Italy $20.98
Luxembourg $20.98
Netherlands $9.50
Spain $20.98
Sweden $20.98
United Kingdom $20.98
Rest of Europe $27.40
Anywhere else $34.16

Save shipping costs

You can pick up this lot from the seller: Wageningen, Netherlands.

We’re sorry, we're unable to accept your bid

Due to an outstanding payment, you currently cannot place any bids on Catawiki.

Once your payment has been processed, you will immediately be able to place your bids again as normal. Please note: If you decide to pay via bank transfer, your payment may take up to 2 working days to be processed. We therefore recommend using one of the direct payment methods available on our payment page.

Pay now

X
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 35,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in

Never miss another special object!

Catawiki auctions off 30,000 special objects every week. Leave your email address, and we will send you free updates on our special objects and great discounts.

No, I'm not interested in special objects or discounts