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American Silver: Garvan and Other Collections in the Yale University Art Gallery.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1970. 2 vols. 4to, 344; 300 pp. Illustrated in black and white. Original grey cloth, printed titles on backstrips. Original black card slipcase. Bindings a little rubbed but internally very clean. An extensively annotated catalouge of the Yale silver collection formed by Francis... more

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A Handlist of the various Books, Pamphlets, Prefaces, Notes, Articles, Reviews and Letters written about Joseph Conrad...
Brookville PA: 1932. Slim 8vo, (4), 23pp. Original gray printed wrappers. A scarce little pamphlet by Curle listing everything he ever wrote about his friend Conrad; it was limited to 250 copies privately issued. ... more

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An Alphabet of Indians.
New York: Russell, 1900. Folio, 57 unnumbered pages with facing full-page plates. Original illustrated boards, quarter leather backstrip, recased with new endpapers. First and only edition. Short descriptions of Indian tribes, alphabetically arranged; with full-page plates and illustrations by the author. Seemingly rare -- no copy ever at auction, no... more

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Solstice & Other Poems.
Random House: New York, 1935. 8vo, tan linen back with decorative blue boards, printed paper backstrip label. 151 pp. Two woodcut decorations by Mallette Dean; one initial in gilt and 19 in red by Joseph Sinel. With the rare plain dust-jacket, a very good copy with an inscription at the... more

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Water Colour Rendering-Suggestions by Jules Guerin [19] [&] Maxfield Parrish [1]. Twenty Plates. "Students' Edition."
J. H. Hansen, Publisher: Cleveland, (c. 1915). Folio, original gray boards,white printed label on upper cover. Twenty color plates, each measuring approx. 7-1/4 x 5 inches (18.3 x 12.5 cm.), tipped onto stiff card mounts, numbered in the upper corners. A good copy of this scarce portfolio. First edition thus... more

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The Limerick. 1700 Examples, with Notes, Variants and Index.
Paris: Les Hautes Êtudes, 1953. 4to, xiii, [3], 517, [3]pp. Original cream wrappers printed in red and black, backstrip browned, otherwise very good and partly unopened. Only edition. 'The largest collection of Limericks ever published, erotic or otherwis. Less than two thirds of these seventeen hundred examples had ever before... more

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Aria da Capo. (A Play in One Act).
[London]: The Chapbook No. 14, August 1920. Slim 4to, 24pp. plus ads. Original pictorial wrappers by Albert Rutherston, chipped,preserved in a quarter brown morocco slipcase lettered in glt. First printing. Also in the slipcase is The Chapbook No. 13 July 1920 (13 New Poems by Contemporary Poets) with poems by... more

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The King of the Golden River. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
London: Harrap, 1932. 8vo. 48pp. With 4 color plates and 15 black and white illustrations. Original printed paper boards, dust-jacket. A fine copy. Trade edition. John Ruskin (1819-1900), "English author and artist, whose The King of the Golden River might be regarded as the first English fairy story for children.... more

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There's a Birdie in the Cage.
London: Grayson and Grayson, 1935. Slim 8vo, [64]pp., one full-page b/w illustration by Joy Lloyd. Original green cloth stamped in gilt, dust-jacket slightly worn and chipped. First edition, limited to 285 copies, this being #194 signed by the author. The Grayson Books series No. 10. "Ó Faoláin was born John... more

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. From the Sketch Book of Washington Irving.
New York: Harper & Brothers for the University Press, 1897. Slim small 8vo, 61pp. With a full-page b/w woodcut and a vignette at the head of the first leaf, by Will Bradley. Original gray boards, upper cover with a Bradley b/w woodcut, backstrip with printed paper label rubbed. First edition... more

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Hints Toward Reforms, in Lectures, Addresses, and Other Writings.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1850. 8vo, 400pp. Original red cloth, backstrip varnished, slight chip at head of backstrip, very good. First edition. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by Horace Greeley "Rev. Edmund H. Chafin, with the sincere regards of Horace Greeley, New York, May 24, 1850." DAB notes:... more

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The Garden of Fear and Other Stories of the Bizarre and Fantastic.
Los Angeles: A Crawford Publication, [1945] Slim 8vo, 79pp. Original green wrappers. Cover art by Alva Rogers. Paper browned from age as always, a remarkably good copy of a very fragile booklet. First edition thus of a collection of five stories including Robert Howard's The Garden of Fear. H. P.... more

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Elegy on Dead Fashion. Illustrated by Thomas Lowinsky.
Duckworth, 3 Henrietta Street, London, 1926. 8vo, (6), 22pp. With a frontispiece and 7 color prints by Thomas Lowinsky. Original yellow cloth, lettered in black on the upper cover, black ruled border. Small repair to dust-jacket, split along hinge almost invisible and preserved in mylar, a very good bright copy.... more

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood. With Illustrations.
London: Chapman & Hall, 193, Piccadilly, [April - September, 1870]. 8vo., six parts, 36, [1]-32, [2], [4], [4], [8], [1 fold-out]; 20, 33-64, [4], [2]; 20, 65-96, [2], [1], [4], 8, [8]; 24, 97-128, [4], [4], [2]; 20, 129-160, [1], [4]; 18, 161-190, [2], [viii], [4], [4] pp., 14 engraved... more

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Exposition memories, Panama-California exposition, San Diego, 1916... introduction by Caroline Remondino Franklin, a chapter by Bertha Bliss Tyler and the Prose and Poetic Writings of San Diego Writers read at the Exposition.
Pasadena: Radiant Life Press, 1917. 8vo, 216pp. With a photographic frontispiece and 30 photographic plates on 15 leaves depicting the various buildings and numerous San Diego authors and artists. Original dark blue cloth stamped pictorially in gilt, gilt top, backstrip gilt, a very good copy. First edition of an important... more

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Boydell’s Graphic Illustrations of the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare; Consisting of a Series of Prints Forming an Elegant and useful Companion to the Various Editions of his Works, Engraved from Pictures purposely painted By the very first Artists and lately exhibited at the Shakespeare Gallery.
London: Mess. Boydell & Co., London, Cheapside, [1803]. Large 4to (12.75 x x 16.75 inches), [7] ff., + engraved title page, frontispiece, 2 portraits and 97 plates illustrating the most-famous scenes from Shakespeare. In the de luxe binding of publisher’s straight-grain red morocco gilt, gilt-extra backstrip, gilt design on both... more

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Odes and Eclogues.
Oxford: by Henry Daniel, 1884. Slim small 4to, [8], 37, [3]pp. With 6 calligraphic initials miniated (i.e. in red ink) by Mrs. Daniel. Original wrappers with title inside a rich border of printer's ornaments, Daniel Press device on the lower cover. Wear to wrappers as usual, a sweet little book... more

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Shakspeare [sic] Second Part of King Henry the Fourth.Painted by Henry Fuseli. Engraved by W. Leney.
London: Boydell, March 25th 1795. Elephant folio, 31 x 23 1/2 ins., image 21 1/4 x 16 1/2 ins. Matted, in very good condition.` Act II, scene IV, with Doll Tearsheet perched across Falstaff's ample lap in an erotic pose clearly to Fuseli's liking. Boydell’s enterprise was the Shakespeare Gallery,... more

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The Garden Party and Other Stories.
London: Constable, [1922]. Sm. 8vo, 276pp. Original blue/green cloth lettered in orange, dust-jacket torn and missing parts loosely inserted. First edition, with the misprint on p. 103. Connolly, The Modern Movement, # 40. ... more

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Chaucer's Canterbury Pilgrims. Etched by Lewis Schiavonetti and finished by James Heath...
[London: 1809-1817]. 925 x 300 mm., trimmed close to the image but not into the text or border. Lower edge a bit ragged and soiled (outside the image), otherwise good. Matted. "Much has been written concerning Thomas Stothard’s Pilgrimage to Canterbury and the later, remarkably similar, composition by his one-time... more

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Letters From Everest.
London: Silverbear an Imprint of Polarworld, 2013. Small 8vo, 176 pp. illustrated with b&w photographs, in original decorated grey cloth, pictorial endpapers, in a matching slipcase. New. Limited edition, one of 60 copies signed by the editor, by Jan Morris, and Peter Hillary (Edmund's son), with a portrait of Lowe... more

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Adam Fuss.
New York: D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc., [2002]. 8vo, 112 pp. with 54 photographic plates and 8 photo illustrations. Pictorial paper covered boards and cloth backstrip with titles stamped in black. Boards bumped in a few places, otherwise fine. Announcement for the Boston exhibition in the form of a folding poster... more

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Birth Announcement.
N.p. 2003 2002. Birth announcement, card folded twice to make 2pp. (215 x 280 mm), color-printed, fine condition. Announcement of the the birth of the photographer's daughter Honey Constance Fuss, September 7, 2003 (6lb 2oz), illustrated with one of his iconic floating baby photographs. ... more

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The Weber Murphy Family Album [titled The Weber Murphy Family Photographic Archive on the boxes]
Stockton: 1992. Two boxes, large 4to, 12 1/2 x 11 ins., containing 51 reproductions from original daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, and other formats, mounted and preserved in mylar sleeves. In perfect condition, contained in red cloth boxes. Only edition of these fine reproductions of some of the rarest early material about... more

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The Allen Press Bibliography. A Facsimile with Original Leaves and Additions to Date Including a Checklist of Ephemera.
San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1985. Folio, 114, (8) pp., with 10 original leaves bound in. Printed in black and red with numerous illustrations. Original cloth, fore-edge untrimmed, a few very light scuffs to the cloth, still a fine copy with the original prospectus. Limited to 750 copies. A... more

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