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A SHROPSHIRE LAD
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A SHROPSHIRE LAD

By Housman, A. E.

Southhampton: Ashford Press Publishing, 1988. Fine in fine dust jacket in slipcase with negligible wear at spine extremes. Presentable condition of a lovely book in all respects. Folio. Unpaged. 55 leaves. Beautifully illustrated in color throughout by Piers Browne, including a large fold-out plate. Each page with a decorative frame. Bound in gilt-titled blue boards.

$25.00

THE SONG OF SONGS WHICH IS SOLOMON'S
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THE SONG OF SONGS WHICH IS SOLOMON'S

By Angelo, Valenti, Illus

n.p. [New York]: The Heritage Club, 1935. A hint of rubbing to spine extremes, else fine in slipcase of red boards with edge wear. Tall 8vo. Unpaged. 30p. Illustrated with 10 drawings by Valenti Angelo and including 8 initial letters printed in black and blue and illuminated "with pure gold by Hand Entirely". The text in letterpress in central panels surrounded by pictorial designs also designed by Angelo in red on yellow paper. Bound in full red embossed leather with gilt spine titles.

$100.00

THE ADVENTURES OF SIMPLICISSIMUS
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THE ADVENTURES OF SIMPLICISSIMUS

By Grimmelshausen, Johann Jakob Christoffel von

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1981. No. 1107 of 2000 copies signed by the artist. Fine in slipcase. No. 1107 of 2000 copies signed by the artist. Folio. xxv (ii), 319 pp, errata. Illustrated with full-page plates and tailpieces after wood engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Bound in full natural linen with copper spine title, the upper cover with title and designs in blind.

$60.00

FABLIAUX OR TALES, ABRIDGED FROM FRENCH MANUSCRIPTS OF THE XIIth AND XIIIth CENTURIES... WITH A PREFACE AND NOTES  (Vol. I of II)
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FABLIAUX OR TALES, ABRIDGED FROM FRENCH MANUSCRIPTS OF THE XIIth AND XIIIth CENTURIES... WITH A PREFACE AND NOTES (Vol. I of II)

By Le Grand d'Aussy, Pierre Jean Baptiste

London: W. Bulmer and Co, 1796. First edition. Binding scuffed with bumped corners and surface scratches, contents lilghtly soiled. All sound and perhaps VG- but with the lovely fore-edge painting. First edition. xxxvii, (iii), 280p, Selected and translated by G.L. Way, with preface, notes, and glossary [by G. Ellis]. Illustrated with woodcuts by Thomas Bewick. With an accomplished and well-detailed fore-edge painting of a coaching scene. In a contemporary binding of full black morocco, a.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and panel ornaments, the coves with small gilt rolled borders featuring flowers and birds. Hugo 95.

$1000.00

THE PILGRIM ON THE EARTH
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THE PILGRIM ON THE EARTH

By (Rene Ben Sussan, Illus.) Green, Julian

Edinburgh: Blackamore Press, 1929. No. 290 of 350 copies on Rives paper (total edition 410). Spine vellum quite darkened, as is apparently the usual case, a little bubbling to the cloth, contents very good. No. 290 of 350 copies on Rives paper (total edition 410). Quarto. 121p. Illustrated by Rene Ben Sussan with 12 wood engravings in color. Bound in gilt-titled quarter vellum over blue cloth boards, t.e.g.

$50.00

THE MARRIAGE OF CUPID AND PSYCHE: RE=TOLD BY WALTER PATER FROM "THE GOLDEN ASS" OF LUCIUS APULEIUS
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THE MARRIAGE OF CUPID AND PSYCHE: RE=TOLD BY WALTER PATER FROM "THE GOLDEN ASS" OF LUCIUS APULEIUS

By Apuleius, Lucius

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1951. No. 600 of 1500 copies signed by Edmund Dulac. Fine in soiled slipcase. No. 600 of 1500 copies signed by Edmund Dulac. Quarto. 64p. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac with six full-page oval water-color paintings. Bound in full vellum over beveled boards with gilt titles on spine and upper cover.

$80.00

THE TRAVELS & SUFFERINGS OF FATHER JEAN DE BREBEUF AMONG THE HURONS OF CANADA AS DESCRIBED BY HIMSELF
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THE TRAVELS & SUFFERINGS OF FATHER JEAN DE BREBEUF AMONG THE HURONS OF CANADA AS DESCRIBED BY HIMSELF

By (Eric Gill, Illus.) Brebeuf, Jean de

London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1938. No. 170 of 300 copies. Minor spots on covers with minor wear to corners and spine extremes, VG+, contents clean and crisp. No. 170 of 300 copies. Quarto. 197p. Translated by Theodore Besterman. Illustrated by Eric Gill with two large woodcuts on the double page spread title page. Bound in quarter red cloth over black cloth sides, gilt spine tittles on a black ground, map endpapers. Golden Cockerel No. 136; Gill 297.

$375.00

YORKSHIRE ETCHINGS WITH SONNETS AND DESCRIPTIONS
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YORKSHIRE ETCHINGS WITH SONNETS AND DESCRIPTIONS

By Buckle, A.

Leeds: Richard Jackson, 1885. No. 1 of 20 copies with the plates on parchment and signed by the artist (total edition 622). The plates are clean but for one with staining in the margins. Otherwise many of the description pages and preliminaries have foxing and staining. The covers are worn and soiled, and as such are sold for the plates. No. 1 of 20 copies with the plates on parchment and signed by the artist (total edition 622). Folio. (x), followed by the 21 plates, each signed in pencil by the artist with descriptions en face. Bound in full vellum over beveled boards, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles, the upper cover with gilt titles and central device of a grouse. Subscription form laid in.

$500.00

GRAY'S ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD
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GRAY'S ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD

By (Morgan, Gwenda, Illus.) Gray, Thomas

London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. No. 541 of 750 copies. Covers with mild wear, VG. No. 541 of 750 copies. Small 8vo. 20p. Illustrated by Gwenda Morgan with 9 wood-engravings. Bound with gilt-titled blue cloth spine over marbled boards. Cockalorum no. 172.

$175.00

PRAYERS WRITTEN AT VAILIMA
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PRAYERS WRITTEN AT VAILIMA

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

London: Chatto & Windus, 1922. Second impression. Contents fine, offset staining to flyleaves, the covers with minor warpage and overall spotting. Second impression. Unpaged 4to. 24p. Designed, written out, and illuminated by Alberto Sangorski. The text pages with beautiful illuminated surrounds in various colors highlighted in gilt. Pages bound in French fold fashion. Bound in gilt-titled vellum with silk ties, t.e.g.

$250.00

MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE LATE JOHN MYTTON, ESQ
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MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE LATE JOHN MYTTON, ESQ

By Apperley, Charles James Nimrod

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd, 1915. Reprinted (with considerable Additions) from the New Sportiong Magazine. Covers with wear, VG--, contents clean. "Reprinted (with considerable Additions) from the New Sportiong Magazine" Quarto, xxvi, 234p. Illustrated by H. Alken and T. J. Rawlins with 20 plates (hand-colored, if a bit hastily) with with printed tissue guard. Bound in gilt-titled green ribbed cloth.

$60.00

SIXE IDILLIA, THAT IS, SIXE SMALL, OR PRETTY POEMS, OR AEGLOGUES, CHOSEN OUT OF THE RIGHT FAMOUS SICILIAN POET THEOCRITUS
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SIXE IDILLIA, THAT IS, SIXE SMALL, OR PRETTY POEMS, OR AEGLOGUES, CHOSEN OUT OF THE RIGHT FAMOUS SICILIAN POET THEOCRITUS

By (Vivien Gribble, Illus.) Theocritus

London: Duckworth & Co, 1922. No. 233 of 380 copies signed by Vivien Gribble. Printed at the Cloister Press. The covers are faded and worn with scrape to upper cover, flyleaves browned as usual. Contents fine. Inscription and bookplate. No. 233 of 380 copies signed by Vivien Gribble. Printed at the Cloister Press. Quarto. 58p. Printed on hand-made paper and illustrated with woodcuts by Vivien Gribble. Bound in quarter tan cloth with tan boards, title and design on upper cover.

$50.00

DRAWINGS
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DRAWINGS

By Flint, William Russell

London: Collins, 1950. No. 289 of 500 copies signed by William Russell Flint. Contents fine, covers good only with fading, light soil, and damaged corners. No. 289 of 500 copies signed by William Russell Flint. Folio. (x), 188p. Illustrated with 121 plates, many with multiple images to a page, mostly in monochrome, with scenery and the majority of scantily clad women. Descriptive notes about each plate. Also includes "Works in Public Galleries", "Titles of Illustrated Books", and bibliography. Bound in quarter cloth over printed boards, the spine with gilt titles on a green ground, t.e.g.

$125.00

WOODCUTS U.S.A.
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WOODCUTS U.S.A.

By Heller, Helen West (1872-1955)

New York: Oxford University Press, 1947. First edition. Limited to 750 copies Signed By Helen West Heller. Fade to spine, else fine. First edition. Limited to 750 copies Signed By Helen West Heller. Folio. Introduction by John Taylor Arms. Illustrated with twenty woodcuts by Heller printed from the original blocks. Prints on the rectos only with quotations en face. Bound in maroon cloth with spine and cover titles in gilt, the upper cover with embossed design. Printed by D. B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, bound by J. F. Tapley Company, New York. Smith-Bianchi 1008.

$125.00

WRENCHING TIMES. Poems from Drum-Taps by Walt Whitman
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WRENCHING TIMES. Poems from Drum-Taps by Walt Whitman

By Schanilec, Gaylord, Illus

Powys, Wales: Gwasg Gregynog, 1991. Limited to 400 copies, this the "Display" copy (total edition 450). Fine. Limited to 400 copies, this the "Display" copy (total edition 450). Folio. 71p. Illustrated by Gaylord Schanilec with 8 large and 1 vignette color wood-engravings printed from the block. The engravings are brilliant and nearly photographic. Bound in quarter dark blue morocco over cream boards, spine titles in red, cover title in blind.

$500.00

THE MASK OF THE RED DEATH
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THE MASK OF THE RED DEATH

By Poe, Edgar A.

Baltimore: Aquarius Press, 1969. First edition, limited to 500 copies SIGNED by Castellon. Very fine. First edition, limited to 500 copies SIGNED by Castellon. Folio. Illustrated with sixteen color lithographs by Frederico Castellon. Black and brown clkoth stamped in gilt. Slipcase. First book of the Aquarius Press. Printed by Desjobert, Paris.

$350.00

THE BLUE BIRD, A FAIRY PLAY IN SIX ACTS
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THE BLUE BIRD, A FAIRY PLAY IN SIX ACTS

By [Robindon, F. Caley, illus.] Maeterlinck, Maurice

London: Methuen & Co, 1912. First edition thus. Just a hint of wear, all plates fine with no creases. A nice bright copy.. First edition thus. Quarto. xvi, 211p. Illustrated by F. Caley Robinson with 25 enchanting tipped-in color plates. Bound in blue cloth with gilt titles and elaborate designs of birds in flight in gilt on spine and covers, illustrated endpapers, t.e.g. Quite scarce in this condition.

$475.00

ENGRAVED IN THE WOOD
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ENGRAVED IN THE WOOD

By Mackley, George

London: The Two-Horse Press, 1968. Limited to 300 copies signed by the artist (this no. 172). Fine. Minor rubbingti box. Limited to 300 copies signed by the artist (this no. 172). Folio. 18-page introduction in stitched wrappers designed and printed by Will and Sebastian Carter at the Rampant Lions Press, Cambridge on paper made on the cylinder mould machine at Wookey Hole, Somerset. The type is Herman Zapf's Palatino cast by Stempel at Frankfort-am-Main and the boxes are handmade by Gray's at Cambridge. Printed in black and orange. With 68 fine wood engravings laid in loose as issued. Housed in publisher's brown cloth box with paper spine label. Excellent wood engravings.

$950.00

LEON UNDERWOOD, HIS WOOD ENGRAVINGS
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LEON UNDERWOOD, HIS WOOD ENGRAVINGS

By Underwood, Leon

West Yorkshire: Fleece Press, 1986. First edition. Limited to 200 copies, this no. 24, on hand-made Barcham Green Sandwich paper. Fine in cloth box with paper spine label. First edition. Limited to 200 copies, this no. 24, on hand-made Barcham Green Sandwich paper. Folio. Unpaged. Illustrated from the original wood-engraved blocks: frontispiece, head- and tail-piece and 15 full-page engravings. Bound in Smith Settle in quarter green gilt-titled morocco with pattern paste paper sides.

$500.00

THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM, THE ASTRONOMER-POET OF PERSIA
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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM, THE ASTRONOMER-POET OF PERSIA

By Omar Khayyam

New York: The Alice Harriman Company, 1911. First edition thus. Some rubbing and spotting, thus good+. Gift inscription. First edition thus. Quarto. Unpaged. 37 leaves, including including the plates. Illustrated with 20 drawings by Isabel Hawxhurst Hall, including the title page, cover plate and full-page illustrations printed on one side only. Bound in publisher's brown ribbed cloth with the cover plate as title, t.e.g. Quite scarce. Potter 272.

$300.00

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