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Madame Tussaud’s Memoirs and Reminiscences of France...with extra illustration.
London: Saunders and Otley, 1838. 2 vols., 8vo., xvi, 246, 247-506, [1 errata], 98 plates bound in including frontis portraits, top-edge gilt, fore- and bottom-edge untrimmed, title page printed in black and red. Contemporary half brown levant, marbled boards, raised bands with title gilt-stamped to backstrip, marbled endpapers. Very minimal... more

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, the Astronomer Poet of Persia. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With an accompaniment of drawings by Elihu Vedder.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin at the Riverside Press, 1894. 8vo., [59] photo-lithographed plates (including frontis, title and dedication plates), followed by 61 pp. of text. all on folded pages. Elaborately gilt-stamped brown cloth, gilt title to backstrip, floral endpapers also by Vedder, top-edge gilt. Binding slightly rubbed at edges, minor fraying... more

$875.00

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The Sun’s Diary: A Book of Days For Any Year...Decorated by Frank McIntosh.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1929. 4to., [98] pp., b&w art deco style illustrations on every page. Color printed pictorial paper boards, yellow cloth backstrip with title printed in black. Lacks dust jacket. Cover edges and corners are slightly rubbed, internally bright; very good. First edition. A wonderfully illustrated almanac,... more

$100.00

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Twice a Year: A Book of Literature, The Arts, and Civil Liberties. Double Number—Ten-Eleven. Spring-Summer 1943/Fall-Winter 1943.
New York: Twice a Year Press [Marstin Press Inc.] 1943. Large 8vo., 360 pp., original photograph made from Todd Webb’s negative by Margarethe Wurst inlaid. Attached printed gray paper dust jacket with advertisements and reviews, slight foxing and chipping to jacket edges and backstrip. Minor foxing to upper margins, otherwise... more

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26 of 26 : Twenty-six Alphabets.
Ann Arbor, Michigan : Susan Skarsgard, 2011. 26 plates, each 22 x 17 inches, signed and numbered by the artist, in decorated paper folder. Housed in a linen clamshell portfolio, with paper label on front and spine. Fine as issued. Number 5 in an edition of 26. Each print was... more

$3,500.00

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The Wonders of the Heavens, Being A Popular View of Astronomy, Including A Full Illustration of the Mechanism of the Heavens; Embracing the Sun, Moon, and Stars, with descriptions of The Planets, Comets, Fixed Stars, Double Stars, The Constellations, The Galaxy, or Milky-Way, The Zodiacal Light, Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, Meteors, Clouds, Falling Stars, Aerolites, &c...Illustrated by Numerous Maps and Engravings.
New York: Robert P. Bixby & Co., 1843. Folio, viii, 371 pp., engraved frontis and engraved title followed by additional engraved frontis and typographic title, 10 full page engraved plates (mostly comprised of the cycles of the moon), six full-page fold-out color plates showing the constellations and the astrological figures... more

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The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: A Classified and Annotated List of Materials Relating to Their Lives and Adventures.
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1974. 4to., xiv, 526 pp., frontis drawing by Frederic Dorr Steele, illustrated throughout. In publisher’s slipcase. Brown cloth boards with gilt title on upper board, black cloth backstrip with gilt title. Slightly faded on backstrip, otherwise a very good copy. Warmly inscribed by the author... more

$275.00

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The Poetical Works of Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfoeld.
London: Elkin Matthews & Marrot, 1927. Small 4to., [viii], 9-46 pp. Original violet-blue paste-paper boards, paper backstrip label, unopened. Slightly rubbed at extremities of binding, backstrip slightly yellowed; internally very good. First Edition thus; number 8 of 250 copies on Binda hand-made paper. "The original English text of the poems... more

$375.00

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Lady Chatterley’s Lover.
Florence: Privately Printed 1928. 8vo., 365 pp., title printed in red and black. mauve paper boards, rebacked with white printed label affixed to backstrip, untrimmed. Binding rubbed along edges, minor foxing to outer margins; very good. Pirated edition likely printed around the same time as the first, lacking Lawrence's signature... more

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Epistolary.
France: [circa 1300]. Folio, 157 ff., vellum, Latin written in black ink in a large and strong angular gothic liturgical bookhand on 19 ruled lines in a column of 173 x 100 mm, with yellow-touched capitals, red rubrics and alternating blue and red initials with fine detailed penwork decoration in... more

$30,000.00

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Birds and Beasts of the Greek Anthology.
Florence: Privately Printed [Printed by the Tipografia Giuntina, directed by L. Franceschini], 1927. 8vo., 219 pp., photographic frontis, tissue guard. Blue paper boards with white paper label affixed to backstrip, blue dust jacket imitative of original, joints cracked, upper hinge separated from boards exposing the spine, edges untrimmed, internally bright;... more

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Fencing Familiarized: or a New Treatise on the Art of Small Sword. Illustrated by Elegant Engravings, Representing all the different Attitudes on which the Principles and Grace of the Art depend; Painted from Life, and executed in a most elegant and masterly Manner. A New Edition, Revised Corrected, and Augmented by an original Set of Prints.
London: Printed for John Bell, at the British Library, Strand. MDCCLXXX [1780]. 8vo., xlvii, 205 pp., 14 fold-out copper plate engravings, two armorial copper plate engraved headpieces. Olive-green cloth clamshell box. Original boards as issued, untrimmed, edges and binding are rubbed and chipped, boards are discolored, internally bright with complete... more

$975.00

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Club Colors/Jande.
Manchester, England: Joseph Brown, Maker, 7 Nicholas Street, n. d. Tall folio, three preliminary leaves with monochromatic illustrations of clothing and accessories, followed by 30 leaves with over 400 samples on the recto and verso of each leaf of the colors and designs of various clubs, organizations, and societies. Maroon... more

$1,500.00

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Little Bo-Peep.
London-Paris-New York: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Co. Ltd. n. d. [circa 1890-1900]. Small slim 8vo., [8] pp., in-text illustrations including two chromolithographed illustrations, staple bound linen with chromolithograph wrappers, cover title. Cover slightly darkened, edges slightly frayed, some stains; good. Father Tuck’s “Dolly Dear Series,” Artistic Series No. 2802. Tuck... more

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A Apple Pie ABC.
New York: Graham & Matlack, n. d. [circa 1900]. Square 8vo., top edge cut out along cover illustration, [16] pp., printed in black and yellow with simple illustrations in text. Staple bound full-color pictorial card wrappers, repaired with tape on joint. Edges rubbed, some leaves loose from staples, tear and... more

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How Columbus Discovered America.
London: Bancroft & Co. Ltd., 1960. [Panascopic Model Book #301] Folio (324 by 227 mm), 1-7, [1] pp., published without title page. Bound in colour-printed pictorial card covers, pages stapled, volvelle of ship’s steering wheel on upper cover. Lower cover unfolds to form the base a large full-colour pop up... more

$600.00

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Little Jack Horner.
London-Paris-New York: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Co. Ltd. n. d. [circa 1895]. Small slim 8vo., [8] pp., text and illustrations printed in brown excepting two chromolithograph illustrations, staple bound linen with chromolithograph wrappers, cover title. Some pages creased, cover slightly discolored, joint has a tear, some stains; good. Father Tuck’s... more

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William Morris, C. R. Ashbee and the Arts and Crafts.
Gloucestershire: The Whittington Press for The Nine Elms Press, London, 1984. Small 4to., [4], 15, [4] pp., printers-device at colophon. Sewn pamphlet in stiff blue paper wrappers with Morris ‘Willow’ pattern paper dust jacket, with title printed in blue on light-blue oval label. Only slight signs of use at corners,... more

$45.00

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The Feast of Bacchus.
Oxford: Henry Daniel, 1889. Small 4to., [8], 94, [2] pp., printers device on verso of the leaf preceding the half title, headpieces for each Act, tailpiece at conclusion, and printers flourish tailpieces after final Note. Original vellum-backed light-blue boards, slightly rubbed and darkened to edges, handmade paper untrimmed. Bookplate of... more

$475.00

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Odes Sonnets & Lyrics of John Keats.
Oxford: Henry Daniel, 1895. 8vo., [12], 63, [1] pp., inlaid photogravure portrait of Keats on the preliminary leaf, printers-device to verso of the Preface. Printed greenish-grey wrappers, handmade Rives paper, untrimmed and unopened. Backstrip slightly faded, some slight curling to the edges of the wraps, minor foxing to outer margins;... more

$425.00

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Hymns.
Oxford: Henry Daniel, 1899. 4to., [4], 62, [10] pp., English black letter leaded, Daniel Press publisher's device on rear wrapper and last page, tailpiece. Original printed blueish-gray wrappers, handmade paper untrimmed. Some foxing and chipping to edges of wrappers; very good. With original handwritten receipt from C.H. Daniel to Mrs.... more

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An Imaginary Portrait.
Oxford: H. Daniel, 1894. 12mo., 61 pp., Daniel Press publisher's device on rear wrapper, last page and flourishes. Original printed wrappers, untrimmed hand-made paper, with ink ownership inscription of Harriette Morrell, dated 1894 to head of upper wrapper. Light foxing to edges of wrappers; very good. First edition thus. 250... more

$600.00

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The Poetry of various Glees, Songs, &c. as performed at the Harmonists. The Poetry of various Glees, Songs, &c. as performed at the Harmonists.
London: Printed at the Philanthropic Reform, 1798 -1813. 2 works in one, 8vo, pp. [4], viii, [5]–115, [1], with an engraved frontispiece by William Staden Blake (cut down and mounted); vii, [1], 64; a little spotting in the second work, with inkspots to p. 13; some light foxing, a couple... more

$575.00

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Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark.
London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1796. 8vo. (iv), 262, (2, appendix), (2, notes), (2, ads) pp. Original blue boards, untrimmed and unpressed, backstrip plain, boards a little worn at extremities, a remarkable copy in near perfect original condition. First edition of Wollstonecraft's eloquent travel narratives, one of her most ground-breaking... more

$5,750.00

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A Father’s Memoirs of His Child.
London: printed for Longman; by T. Bensley, 1806. 8vo, iv, xlviii, 172 pp. With a frontispiece by Blake engraved by Cromek, and three plates (one folding). Original boards, a superb large-paper uncut copy with the original printed label still present. First edition, very uncommon in original state especially the large-paper... more

$3,000.00

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