Walker’s Quarterly 28 issues bound in 7 volumes of four issues each from 1921-1932 including an unbroken run from No 5 – 28

Walker, Augustus Joel; Walker's Galleries


Place Published: profusely illustrated
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1921-1932
Illustrator: profusely illustrated
Size: 7 volumes 8vo

Scarce collection of Walker’s Quarterly, being 28 issues bound in 7 volumes of four issues each from 1921-1932 including an unbroken run from No 5 – 28; No 5 Dictator of the Royal Academy (an account of Joseph Farrington R.A. with some notes on his brother George) No 6 William Payne No 7 Claude Hayes No 8 John Laporte No 9 Alfred William Rich No 10 David Roberts No 11 William Turner No 12 Robert Hills No 13 Edward Duncan No 14 Francis Nicholson No 15 John Glover No 16 John Burgess No 17 Brian Hatton No 18 Thomas Shotter Boys Nos 19-20 John Sell Cotman (The Bulwer Collection) No. 21 Miles Edmund Cotman No 22 William Callow No 23 James Holland No 24 John (Warwick) Smith Nos 25-26 George A Fripp and Alfred D Fripp No 27 Samuel Lucas No 28 John Frederick Lewis Nos 33-34 British Farm Animals in Prints and in Paintings Nos 35-36 Thomas Daniell William Daniell; including 3 volumes in half leather with marbled boards bound by Lloyd London, the remainder in leatherette with marbled boards; all volumes stamped to front pastedown (with mild offset to fep) ‘Donated by Augustus James West-Walker from Walkers Galleries 118 New Bond St. London W.I. England’; all volumes with frontispiece plate illustrations with tissue-guards, and b&w and colour plates throughout; the three older volumes with mild shelfwear to boards and some scratches to leather, all vols with foxing to endpapers, prelims, and title pages, and some toning to pages, o.w. Very Good throughout; Walkers Gallery was founded in 1890 continuing into the second half of the c20th, and is known to have held the first exhibition of the (anti-modernist) ‘Seven and Five Society’; Walkers Quarterly was published between 1920-1932, each being a monograph of an individual artist, or on occasion an aspect of art.

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