Vere Foster’s Landscape Painting for Beginners. Two Volumes (complete set): [Volume I: First Stage – Teaching the Use of One Colour – Ten Facsimiles of Original Studies in Sepia by J.Callow and Numerous Illustrations in Pencil with Full Instructions in Easy Language. / Second Stage – Teaching the Use of Seven Colours – Twenty Facsimiles of Original Drawings by J.Callow and Many Illustrations in Pencil. With Full Instructions in Easy Language].
London / Glasgow and Bombay, Blackie & Son Limited, no year (c. 1890). Octavo (19 cm x 24 cm). Volume I: 40 pages with tipped in plates. / Volume II: 76 pages with tipped-in plates plus 4 pages of a Bookseller-Catalogue by Blackie & Son, to the rear of the Volume, listing all of Vere Foster’s Water-Colour Books, Vere Foster’s Drawing-Books etc. Hardcover / Original, very decorative publisher’s cloth with colourful illustrations to the front covers. Unusuall excellent condition (see images).
This set of valuable instruction manuals out of the Vere Foster – Series, includes some valuable, tipped-in illustrations which depict interesting scottish, welshand english local landmark buildings or landscapes:
Volume I – First Stage – Illustrations include:
Cottage in Surrey / Scene in a Welsh Valley / Scene on the Upper Thames / Scene on the South Coast / Study of a Highland Valley / Old Castle by the Sea / View of Whitby /
Volume II – Second Stage – Illustrations include:
Old Bridge in North Wales / Old Cottage by the Wayside / Old Half-Timbered Farm-House in Surrey / Fisherman’s Cottage / View in the New Forest / A Highland Loch / View of Richmond Castle in Yorkshire / Cottage by the Sea in Hampshire / View on Ullswater / St.Michael’s Mount in Cornwall / River Scene – Old Castle and Church / View of Old Scarborough //