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FAIRY TALES
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FAIRY TALES

By ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN

KREDEL, FRITZ. ANDERSEN,HANS CHRISTIAN. FAIRY TALES. NY: Limited Editions Club 1942. 2 volumes, tall 8vo, cloth backed pictorial boards, 180, 399p., as new in original glassene wrappers in publisher's slipcase showing sl. wear at seams but clean and VG+. Volume 1 contains previously unpublished letters from Andersen to his American editor Horace Scudder and 13 fairy tales. Volume 2 contains 30 fairy tales. Both volumes illustrated by FRITZ KREDEL with beautiful HAND-COLORED woodcuts to accompany the stories. Translated by Jean Hersholt and LIMITED TO 1500 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY FRITZ KREDEL AND JEAN HERSHOLT. A particvularly clean set.

$300.00

WIND IN THE WILLOWS
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WIND IN THE WILLOWS

By GRAHAME, KENNETH

RACKHAM, ARTHUR. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS by Kenneth Grahame. NY: LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB 1940. 4to (8 1/4 x 11 3/4"), cloth backed patterned boards, VERY FINE IN SLIP CASE (case repaired on joints). 1st Rackham edition, LIMITED TO 2020 COPIES SIGNED BY BRUCE ROGERS (the designer). Illustrated by Rackham with 16 magnificent mounted color plates. A beautiful copy and a masterful edition of this classic.

$1875.00

MARRIAGE OF CUPID AND PSYCHE
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MARRIAGE OF CUPID AND PSYCHE

By PATER, WALTER

DULAC. (DULAC,EDMUND)illus. THE MARRIAGE OF CUPID AND PSYCHE by Walter Pater. NY: Limited Editions Club 1951. 4to, full vellum stamped in gold, Fine in fine slipcase. LIMITED TO 1500 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY DULAC. Illustrated with 6 beautifully rich color plates by Dulac. A beautiful copy.

$750.00

MONTHLY LETTERS

LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. MONTHLY LETTERS. NY:LEC (1987). 4to, 1/4 goatskin and marbled boards, hand-bound by Denis Gouey, Fine in slipcase. LIMITED TO 550 NUMBERED COPIES. The first 50 Monthly Newletters with numerous illustrations as they appeared. An essential reference for the LEC collector.

$300.00

WIND IN THE WILLOWS
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WIND IN THE WILLOWS

By GRAHAME, KENNETH

RACKHAM, ARTHUR. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS by Kenneth Grahame. NY: LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB 1940. 4to, cloth backed patterned bds, fine (no slipcase)! 1st Rackham edition, first published in the United States and not published in England until 1950. LIMITED TO 2020 COPIES SIGNED BY BRUCE ROGERS (the designer). Illustrated by Rackham with 16 magnificent mounted color plates. A beautiful copy and a masterful edition of this classic.

$1500.00

ALI BABA & THE 40 THIEVES * UGLY DICKLING * SLEEPING BEAUTY
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ALI BABA & THE 40 THIEVES * UGLY DICKLING * SLEEPING BEAUTY

ARDIZZONE, EDWARD. (ARDIZZONE,EDWARD)illus. ALI BABA & THE 40 THIEVES * THE UGLY DUCKLING * SLEEPING BEAUTY. NY: Limited Editions Club 1949. 3 volumes, folio, cloth, Fine in slipcase. LIMITED TO 2500 NUMBERED COPIES - ALI BABA SIGNED BY ARDIZZONE; UGLY DUCKLING SIGNED BY EVERETT GEE JACKSON AND INSCRIBED BY JEAN HERSHOLT THE EDITOR. Ali Baba is beautifully illustrated in full color by Ardizzone, The Ugly Duckling has charming color illustrations by EVERETT GEE JACKSON and Sleeping Beauty (trans. from Perrault's French) is likewise beautifully illustrated in color by SYLVAIN SAUVAGE.

$300.00

BOOK OF THE PROPHET ISAIAH

GROSS, CHAIM. LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. THE BOOK OF THE PROPHET ISAIAH. NY: LEC 1979. Folio, leather backed cloth, Fine in slipcase. LIMITED TO 2000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST CHAIM GROSS. Illustrated by Gross with 11 magnificent watercolors.

$200.00

FICCIONES
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FICCIONES

By BORGES, JORGE LUIS

LEWITT, SOL. (LEWITT,SOL)illus. FICCIONES by Jorge Luis Borges. NY: Limited Editions Club (1984). Square 4to, full black cowhide, Fine in slip case (Monthly Newsletter laid in). LIMITED TO 1500 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY SOL LEWITT. Featuring 22 geometric illustrations (silkscreens) by Lewitt whose work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art. The Monthly Newsletter quote's Robert Rosenblum describing Lewitt's art 'as the work of a New Sorcerer's Apprectice' adding that his art "like that of Borges, is an art of infinite allusion." A strikingly beautiful book.

$650.00

LOST LADY

By CATHER, WILLA

BAILEY, WILLIAM. LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. LOST LADY by Willa Cather. NY: LEC 1983. 4to, 3/4 leather with printed cloth covers, all edges gilt, Fine in slipcase (Monthly letter laid in). LIMITED TO 1500 COPIES SIGNED BY WILLIAM BAILEY THE ARTIST. Featuring an etched frontis plus 4 beautiful black and whites by Bailey.

$375.00

JOURNEYS AMONG THE DEAD

By IONESCO, EUGENE

IONESCO. LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. JOURNEYS AMONG THE DEAD a play with lithographs by Eugene Ionesco. NY: LEC (1987). Folio, wraps, fine in cloth and leather slipcase. LIMITED TO 1000 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY IONESCO. Written by Ionesco and illustrated by him with 4 striking and primitive color lithographs.

$250.00

UNCLE REMUS
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UNCLE REMUS

By HARRIS, JOEL CHANDLER

MOY, SEONG. HARRIS,JOEL CHANDLER. UNCLE REMUS:HIS SONGS AND SAYINGS. NY: Limited Editions Club (1957). 4to, pict. cloth, 158p., Fine in protective sleeve and simulated wood grain slipcase (case worn on edges. LIMITED TO 1500 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Forward by Marc Connelly and illustrated by SEONG MOY with great full page and in-text woodcuts throughout.

$150.00

COMUS
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COMUS

By MILTON

DULAC, EDMUND. (DULAC,EDMUND)illus. COMUS by Milton. Limited Editions Club 1954. 4to, vellum backed marbled boards, Fine in sl. scuffed slipcase. LIMITED TO 1500 NUMBERED COPIES. Illus. by Dulac with 6 lovely full page color illustrations - his last work.

$250.00