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cover of "Thomas Bewick and Russia" by W E Butler describing Bewick's profound influence on Russian artists
Thomas Bewick and Russia
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By W E Butler. An essay on the profound influence of Thomas Bewick, wood engraver and designer, on a rising generation of Russian wood engravers at the turn of the twentieth century. Numerous illustrations together with a list of Russian artists influenced by Bewick. Paperback, 22 pp.
cover of the book Sherlockian Bookplates by W. E. Butler which contains more than 50 Sherlockian bookplates and discusses the overlapping world of bookplate collectors and "Sherlockians."
Sherlockian Bookplates
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By W E Butler.Cambridge:Silent Books, 1992. Sherlock Holmes has inspired his own iconography in bookplate design and left his own mysteries. Illustrations of more than 50 ex libris (bookplates) classified as Sherlockiana.Hardback. $17.95
The definitive work on the history of the bookplate in North America.
American Bookplates
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By W E Butler. London: Primrose Hill Press, 2000. The definitive work on the history of the bookplate in North America. The bookplate or ex libris is an accoutrement of every fine private and public library, indeed of all who treasure their books. American collectors have been fascinated by bookplates since the earliest days of colonial printing and have collected and commissioned them as part of the building of personal and public libraries. The heritage of American bookplate collecting and design is discussed and the biographies of more than 140 American designers are set forth in this book, together with mention of more than 800 other American artists of the bookplate. The author explains how one may commission a bookplate, how to form a bookplate collection and where to join societies dedicated to the subject. 155 pp. Hardback with dustjacket.

Cover of a signed limited edition (150 numbered copies) relating to Anglo-Russian relations with ten stunning wood engravings by Anatolii Kalashnikov printed from the block with commentary from W E Butler.
Anglo-Russian Relations
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By Anatolii Kalashnikov. Cuckoo Hill Press, 1983. Signed limited
edition with wood engravings by Anatolii Kalashnikov
printed from the block with commentary by W E Butler
cover of The History of International Law in Russia 1647-1917 by V. E. Grabar translated by W. E. Butler
The History of International Law in Russia in Russia 1647-1917
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By V.E. Grabar, translated by W.E. Butler. Oxford University Press,1990. Fine Condition.
cover of signed limited edition (135 numbered copies) containing wood engravings by the legendary Russian engraver Anatolii Kalashnikov, printed from the block
The Dostoevsky Suite
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By Anatolii Kalashnikov with introduction in English and Russian by W.E. Butler. London: The Primrose Academy (imprint of Primrose Hill Press), 1994. Signed limited edition with ten remarkable wood engravings by the legendary Russian engraver, Anatolii Kalashnikov, printed from the block. Bound in patterned boards with gold lettering on buckram spine. 135 numbered copies. Printed on Zerkall wove paper. Slipcased. 26 x 19 cm. Individual prints available.