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Coastline.
Whittington, UK: Nomad Letterpress, 2019. Oblong folio, [26]ff, illustrated throughout in color with three double-page spreads hand-colored using pochoir. Blue half-morocco, beige cloth boards, slipcase, with an extra suite of plates in a separate portfolio, new. Deluxe portfolio edition, limited to 15 copies. A delightful record of a trip from... more

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The English Patient.
[London]: Bloomsbury, 1992. 8vo, (10), 307pp. Original blue cloth, backstrip gilt, dust-jacket, top edges lightly spotted otherwise as new. First edition of this landmark novel, which was the winner of the Golden Man Booker Prize at the closing event of the Man Booker 50th Anniversary Festival. The winner of this... more

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The Wind in the Willows.
London: Methuen & Co., 1908. 8vo, (6), 302 pp., frontispiece by Graham Robertson with tissue guard. Original blue green cloth with pictorial gilt designs on backstrip and upper cover, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Recased, backstrip relined, new endpapers, small stain in the top right margin up to p. 71.... more

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Realism and Reality.
Yonkers: Alicat Bookshop,1946. 8vo, 21p., lacks the photographic wrappers First Edition. First issue, printed in purple, but lacking the wrappers and the 3/4 length photo of the author in men's clothing. With a postcard from Anais Nin to Jane Kastner: "May the New Year fulfill all your wishes. Anais." ... more

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Under a Glass Bell
New York: Dutton, 1948. 8vo, 182pp. Original black cloth, dust-jacket chipped at head and overall a bit scruffy. First American edition, presentation copy inscribed: ""For Jane Kastner Nothing is lost but it changes... Anais Nin." ... more

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Children of the Albatross.
New York" Dutton, 1947. 8vo, 182pp. Original black cloth, dust-jacket chipped at head and overall a bit scruffy. First American edition, presentation copy inscribed: ""For Jane Kastner In the world of the dreamer there is solitude... Anais Nin." ... more

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On Writing. With an Essay on her Art by William Burford.
Yonkers: Alicat Bookshop, 1947. 8vo, 29pp. Original printed wrappers, browned (as usual?). First edition, 1000 copies set up and printed at the Gemor Press. ... more

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House of Incest.
[San Francisco]: Gemor Press, [1947]. Slim sm. 8vo, 52pp. Original orange cloth, upper cover decorated and printed in black. Initially self-published in Paris in 1936, this novella was also self-published a decade later when Nin as unable to find a U.S. publisher. This copy is inscribed: "For Jane Kastner with... more

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The History of the Nonesuch Press. With an Introduction by Geoffrey Keynes & A Descriptive Catalogue by David McKitterick, Simon Rendell & John Dreyfus.
London: The Nonesuch Press, 1981. Sm. folio,. xv, [1], 319, [3] pp. Illustrated throughout. Publisher's full wine linen with gilt-stamped medallion and gilt lettered spine. Dust jacket. A very fine copy. Edition limited to 950 numbered copies, this being copy no. 867. A well printed and illustrated updated bibliography of... more

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A Bibliography of The Black Sun Press, with an Introduction By Caresse Crosby
Great Neck NY: Minkoff, 1970. Slim 4to, 70pp. (12), 60pp. Portrait frontispiece of Harry and Carese Crosby. Original black cloth, as new. Edition limited to 1250 copies. A well produced and useful study of this iconic expatriate press which published so many famous authors -- Joyce, Pound, Lawrence, Crane, Hemingway... more

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The Complete Works.
New York and London: Printed for subscribers only by M. Walter Dunne, 1904. 10 vols., 8vo (9 x 6 in.; 228 x 153 ). Frontispieces and numerous plates by Clare Victor Dwiggins in 2 states with lettered tissue-guards. Original half red morocco, backstrips richly gilt, gilt tops, a very good... more

$1,975.00

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The Writings... Uniform Edition.
London and New York: A.R. Keller, 1907. 15 vols., 8vo, illustrations in every volume. Original de luxe binding of half dark green morocco, gilt tops, backstrips uniformly ages to brown, gilt decorations and lettering still bright. In all, a very good set Limited to 800 sets, usually found in cloth,... more

$1,750.00

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British Wood-Engraved Book Illustration, 1904-1940: A Break With Tradition.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998. Large 4to, xxiii, 433pp. With a frontispiece and 212 b/w illustrations. Original Oxford blue cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt, dust-jacket, as new. First edition first printing (also issued in paperback and re-issued in 2001) of this important study of a golden age of British book illustration.... more

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The Life of Samuel Johnson
London: William Pickering, and Oxford: Talboys and Wheeler, 1826. 4 vols., 8vo, (xxi), 394; 416; 395; 428pp Original red buckram, black labels, engraved portrait of Boswell and Round Robin plate and a facsimile of Johnson's handwriting; a very good copy of the large-paper edition in the original binding. Bookplate of... more

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Songs of Innocence.
London: Trianon Press for The William Blake Trust, 1954. 8vo, [vi] pp.letterpress, 31 color plates. Full orange morocco, slipcase, a fine copy. Copy no. 1062 of an edition limited to 1600 (those numbered 1-800 printed in England, while 801-1600 reserved for distribution in the United States) of which most were... more

$500.00

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Albion Awake. By "Aethelred, the Unready".
Millfield OH: 1976. Slim 12mo, [16]pp Illustrations signed: AEthelred. Self-wrappers as issued. "Printed by hand in Golgonooza--as a matter of fact, in Ohio, Millfield, R.R. 1, 45761--300 copies--where the Church of William Blake the stop-gap dislocates." ... more

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A Visit to William Blake’s Inn. Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travellers. Illustrated by Alice and Martin Provense.
New York: HBJ, 1980. Thin 4to, 45pp. Illus. in color throughout. Original cloth, clipped dust-jacket, fine and protected in glassine. First edition, second printing (“BCDE” on copyright page, no Caldecott medal on jacket). Children’s book by a Blake aficionada - but of direct Blake interest for a good deal of... more

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A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES.
Norfolk: New Directions, 1954. Small 8vo, 32pp, with decorative lettering printed in red. Original printed boards, dust-jacket, a very fine copy. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION of Thomas’s last book, published posthumously. It has justly joined the ranks of the great Christmas tales for its poignant evocation of the author’s own childhood... more

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Grand Canyon of Arizona From Hermit Rim Road.
New York: 1912. Elephant folio chromolithograph print, 34 1/4 x 25 inches, plus margins. In fine condition, beautifully archivally framed. According to Graham Arader, this magnificent print was published by the American Lithography Company of New York City in an edition of 2,500 copies. "At the time, Moran was the... more

$6,500.00

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Kew Gardens.
London: Hogarth Press, 1927. 4to, 48 pp., printed recto only on fairly thick stiff paper. With b/w border decorations on every leaf by Vanessa Bell. Original patterned boards designed by Bell, rebacked, enclosed in an orange clamshell cloth box Third edition, limited to 500 copies of which this is #203;... more

$2,500.00

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Poems. The Tyger. Auguries of Innocence. Jerusalem.
New York: Grolier Club, 2019. Small slim 8vo, 8pp. Oriiginal printed wrappers as issued, new. Limited to 10 copies for sale. Printed by Jerry Kelly on the Kelly-Winterton Press, handset in Trump's Delphin type and printed on handmade Kelmscott paper with watermarks. This keepsake was issued by John Windle for... more

$195.00

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The Works of William Blake.
London: Quaritch, 1893. 3 vols., large 8vo., profusely illustrated. In original green cloth with extensive gilt stampings of Blake designs to covers in bright condition. The finest copy we have ever seen. First edition of one of the most influential works on Blake. The Doheny copy with book plate in... more

$3,750.00

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Lettering for Students and Craftsmen by Graily Hewitt B.A., LL.B., Lecturer on Writing and Illuminating at the London County Council Central School of Arts and Crafts.
London: Seeley & Service & Co. Ltd., 1930. 4to, 336 pp. Original white buckram, gilt lettering to backstrip. Signed by Hewitt on the colophon. Binding a little spotted, gilt faded but legible, internally clean and bright. Number 297 from the deluxe edition of 380 copies, signed by Hewitt and numbered,... more

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Catalogue of the Browning Collection.
The University of Texas, 1966. 8vo, 120 pp. Original white cloth lettered in brown on the upper board and backstrip, illustrated endpapers, pictorial dustjacket. Fine in a lightly toned dustjacket. Limited to 1000 copies. With entries for over 400 items from the Texas University collections including many manuscripts and letters.... more

$15.00

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John Leech His Life and Work. In Two Volumes.
London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1891. 2 vols., 8vo, xvi, 268; viii, 306, 48 pp. Portrait frontispiece and numerous plates and in-text illustrations. With 48pp. publisher's catalogue dated November 1881. Original red cloth, backstrips lettered in gilt, gilt device on upper covers. Cloth a little rubbed and spotted, frontispiece of... more

$65.00

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