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Lot 217: STICKNEY, Sarah (1799-1872). Contrasts. A series of twenty drawings, designed by S. Stickney.  London: R. Ackermann, 1832. 4to (289 x 237mm). 20 lithographed plates by George Smith of Liverpool (very light spotting at the margins, corners of leaves creased in places). Original printed blue/grey wrappers (covers a little dusty, chipping to corners with minor loss). FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of this scarce series of humorous drawings by the versatile artist Sarah Stickney who was a pupil of John Sell Cotman; these were her only published illustrations. She attained considerable fame as an educationist later in life under her married name, Sarah Ellis. RARE: COPAC locates only the V & A copy; OCLC locates 2 copies: Kent State and Yale.

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts

by Chiswick Auctions

November 30, 2016

Acton, London, United Kingdom

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  • STICKNEY, Sarah (1799-1872). Contrasts. A series of twenty drawings, designed by S. Stickney.  London: R. Ackermann, 1832. 4to (289 x 237mm). 20 lithographed plates by George Smith of Liverpool (very light spotting at the margins, corners of leaves creased in places). Original printed blue/grey wrappers (covers a little dusty, chipping to corners with minor loss). FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of this scarce series of humorous drawings by the versatile artist Sarah Stickney who was a pupil of John Sell Cotman; these were her only published illustrations. She attained considerable fame as an educationist later in life under her married name, Sarah Ellis. RARE: COPAC locates only the V & A copy; OCLC locates 2 copies: Kent State and Yale.
  • STICKNEY, Sarah (1799-1872). Contrasts. A series of twenty drawings, designed by S. Stickney.  London: R. Ackermann, 1832. 4to (289 x 237mm). 20 lithographed plates by George Smith of Liverpool (very light spotting at the margins, corners of leaves creased in places). Original printed blue/grey wrappers (covers a little dusty, chipping to corners with minor loss). FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of this scarce series of humorous drawings by the versatile artist Sarah Stickney who was a pupil of John Sell Cotman; these were her only published illustrations. She attained considerable fame as an educationist later in life under her married name, Sarah Ellis. RARE: COPAC locates only the V & A copy; OCLC locates 2 copies: Kent State and Yale.
  • STICKNEY, Sarah (1799-1872). Contrasts. A series of twenty drawings, designed by S. Stickney.  London: R. Ackermann, 1832. 4to (289 x 237mm). 20 lithographed plates by George Smith of Liverpool (very light spotting at the margins, corners of leaves creased in places). Original printed blue/grey wrappers (covers a little dusty, chipping to corners with minor loss). FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of this scarce series of humorous drawings by the versatile artist Sarah Stickney who was a pupil of John Sell Cotman; these were her only published illustrations. She attained considerable fame as an educationist later in life under her married name, Sarah Ellis. RARE: COPAC locates only the V & A copy; OCLC locates 2 copies: Kent State and Yale.
  • STICKNEY, Sarah (1799-1872). Contrasts. A series of twenty drawings, designed by S. Stickney.  London: R. Ackermann, 1832. 4to (289 x 237mm). 20 lithographed plates by George Smith of Liverpool (very light spotting at the margins, corners of leaves creased in places). Original printed blue/grey wrappers (covers a little dusty, chipping to corners with minor loss). FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of this scarce series of humorous drawings by the versatile artist Sarah Stickney who was a pupil of John Sell Cotman; these were her only published illustrations. She attained considerable fame as an educationist later in life under her married name, Sarah Ellis. RARE: COPAC locates only the V & A copy; OCLC locates 2 copies: Kent State and Yale.
  • STICKNEY, Sarah (1799-1872). Contrasts. A series of twenty drawings, designed by S. Stickney.  London: R. Ackermann, 1832. 4to (289 x 237mm). 20 lithographed plates by George Smith of Liverpool (very light spotting at the margins, corners of leaves creased in places). Original printed blue/grey wrappers (covers a little dusty, chipping to corners with minor loss). FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of this scarce series of humorous drawings by the versatile artist Sarah Stickney who was a pupil of John Sell Cotman; these were her only published illustrations. She attained considerable fame as an educationist later in life under her married name, Sarah Ellis. RARE: COPAC locates only the V & A copy; OCLC locates 2 copies: Kent State and Yale.
   
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Description: STICKNEY, Sarah (1799-1872). Contrasts. A series of twenty drawings, designed by S. Stickney.  London: R. Ackermann, 1832. 4to (289 x 237mm). 20 lithographed plates by George Smith of Liverpool (very light spotting at the margins, corners of leaves creased in places). Original printed blue/grey wrappers (covers a little dusty, chipping to corners with minor loss). FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of this scarce series of humorous drawings by the versatile artist Sarah Stickney who was a pupil of John Sell Cotman; these were her only published illustrations. She attained considerable fame as an educationist later in life under her married name, Sarah Ellis. RARE: COPAC locates only the V & A copy; OCLC locates 2 copies: Kent State and Yale.

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