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Orlando Furioso: Translated from the Italian ... with Notes by John Hoole. In Five Volumes
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Orlando Furioso: Translated from the Italian ... with Notes by John Hoole. In Five Volumes

by Ariosto, Ludovico

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Used - Full contemporary tree calf, spines with gilt onrnaments and red and black labels. Bindings a bit rubbed at joints, small chips
Edition
Second Edition
Published
1785
Binding
Illustrated with 8 engraved plates designed by Kauffman, Thomas Stothard, Metz and Hamilton (3 plates in Vol. I; 1 plate in vol.
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London: Printed for George Nicol, 1785. Second Edition. Illustrated with 8 engraved plates designed by Kauffman, Thomas Stothard, Metz and Hamilton (3 plates in Vol. I; 1 plate in vol. II; 2 in Vol. III; and 1 each in vols. IV & V) including the plate (facing p. 164 of volume 3) engraved by William Blake after the drawing… Read more about this item
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Photo of "Emin Bey Pasha of Turkey & Staff" on verso" and on recto Show rooms of Kirtmell, Andrews & Co 17th St. & Union Square" Fireplaces

by (Turkey)

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Used - Mounted
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1 vols. 9-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches
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1 vols. 9-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches. Mounted. 1 vols. 9-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches.
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The History and Topography of the United States. Brought down from the Earliest Period; Comprising Political and Biographical History; Geography, Mineralogy, Zoology, and Botany; Agriculture, Manufactures, and Commerce; Laws, Manners, Customs, and Religion; With a Topographical Description of the Cities, Towns, Sea-Ports, Public Edifices, Canals, with additions and Corerections by Samuel L. Knapp, Esq. and a Continuation to the Present Time, by John O. Choules, A.M.

by Hinton, John Howard, A.M.

Condition
Used - Bound in contemporary American pebbled purple morocco, spines evenly sunned. Handsome copy, very little foxing
Edition
Second Edition
Published
1846
Binding
Many views and maps (see plate list) viii, 444; 519, [1]pp. 2 vols. 4to (11 x 9-1/2 inches
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Boston: Printed and Published by Samuel Walker, 1846. Second Edition. Many views and maps (see plate list) viii, 444; 519, [1]pp. 2 vols. 4to (11 x 9-1/2 inches. Bound in contemporary American pebbled purple morocco, spines evenly sunned. Handsome copy, very little foxing. Second Edition. Many views and maps (see plate list) viii, 444; 519, [1]pp. 2 vols.… Read more about this item
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[Dreyhundert auserlesene amerikanische Gewächse] Amerikanische Gewachse nach Linneischer Ordnung. Des dritten hunderts zwote Halfte. von Tab. 251 bis 300
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[Dreyhundert auserlesene amerikanische Gewächse] Amerikanische Gewachse nach Linneischer Ordnung. Des dritten hunderts zwote Halfte. von Tab. 251 bis 300

by Zorn, Johann

Condition
Used - Contemporary half calf and pastepaper boards. Armorial bookplate
Published
1788
Binding
Volume 3, only. [ii], 59-72pp (consisting of 14-page publisher's printed index and detailed description of plates). 50 hand colo
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Nurnberg: auf Kosten der Raspischen Buchhandlung, 1788. Volume 3, only. [ii], 59-72pp (consisting of 14-page publisher's printed index and detailed description of plates). 50 hand colored engraved plates. 8vo. Contemporary half calf and pastepaper boards. Armorial bookplate. Volume 3, only. [ii], 59-72pp (consisting of 14-page publisher's printed index and detailed description of plates). 50 hand colored engraved plates.… Read more about this item
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The World of Allah
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The World of Allah

by Duncan, David Douglas

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Used - Cloth. Fine in fine dustjacket
Edition
Private Edition for the author
Published
1982
Binding
Colour photographs. 280pp., with errata. Folio
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1982. Private Edition for the author. Colour photographs. 280pp., with errata. Folio. Cloth. Fine in fine dustjacket. Private Edition for the author. Colour photographs. 280pp., with errata. Folio. PRIVATE EDITION, INSCRIBED TO BARBARA WALTERS. Inscribed "For Barbara (Walters) welcome to (THE WORLD OF ALLAH) and the shadows of your friend Sadat, and others-David with a… Read more about this item
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Slide Show. The Color Photographs of Helen Levitt. Foreword by John Szarkowski
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Slide Show. The Color Photographs of Helen Levitt. Foreword by John Szarkowski

by Levitt, Helen

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Used - Burgundy cloth, upper cover stamped in blind. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by the photographer on the title page
Edition
First edition
Published
2005
Binding
Unpaginated. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo
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New York: Powerhouse Books, 2005. First edition. Unpaginated. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. Burgundy cloth, upper cover stamped in blind. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by the photographer on the title page. First edition. Unpaginated. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. Signed.
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The Life of Napoleon: A Hudibrastic Poem, in Fifteen Cantos. By Doctor Syntax
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The Life of Napoleon: A Hudibrastic Poem, in Fifteen Cantos. By Doctor Syntax

by (Napoleon) Combe, William

Condition
Used - Bound in full red morocco, a.e.g., by Riviere. With two Cosway watercolours on upper cover, in open-faced red cloth slipcase cov
Edition
First Edition, with Cohn's first issue readings (pp. 109, 113, 1
Published
1815
Binding
30 hand-colored engravings, including the engraved title page, by George Cruikshank. 1 vols. Royal 8vo
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London and Edinburgh: T. Tegg, Wm. Allason and J. Dick, 1815. First Edition, with Cohn's first issue readings (pp. 109, 113, 121 & 187) and plate caption errors (pp. 94 & 233). 30 hand-colored engravings, including the engraved title page, by George Cruikshank. 1 vols. Royal 8vo. Bound in full red morocco, a.e.g., by Riviere. With two Cosway watercolours… Read more about this item
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Uncommon Places. The Complete Works. Essay by Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen. Conversation with Lynne Tillman
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Uncommon Places. The Complete Works. Essay by Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen. Conversation with Lynne Tillman

by Shore, Stephen

Condition
Used - Pictorial boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by the photographer on the half title
Edition
First edition
Published
2004
Binding
188 pp. 1 vols. Oblong folio
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[New York]: Aperture, 2004. First edition. 188 pp. 1 vols. Oblong folio. Pictorial boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by the photographer on the half title. First edition. 188 pp. 1 vols. Oblong folio. SIGNED.
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Comus
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Comus

by (Rackham, Arthur) Milton, John

Condition
Used - Publisher's half vellum and boards, gilt, t.e.g. Near fine copy (minor soiling to lower board)
Edition
First Rackham Edition, number 420 of 550 copies, signed by Rackh
Published
1921
Binding
24 full page mounted color plates, 37 drawings in black and white, end papers in blue and white by Arthur Rackham. 1 vols. Small
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London: William Heinemann, 1921. First Rackham Edition, number 420 of 550 copies, signed by Rackham. 24 full page mounted color plates, 37 drawings in black and white, end papers in blue and white by Arthur Rackham. 1 vols. Small 4to. Publisher's half vellum and boards, gilt, t.e.g. Near fine copy (minor soiling to lower board). Rackham, Arthur. First… Read more about this item
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Switzerland. Illustrated in a Series of Views Taken Expressly For This Work by W. H. Bartlett, Esq
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Switzerland. Illustrated in a Series of Views Taken Expressly For This Work by W. H. Bartlett, Esq

by Beattie, William

Condition
Used - Bound in full contemporary green diced calf, edges marbled
Edition
First edition
Published
1836
Binding
107 steel-engraved plates by Bartlett. 2 vols. 4to
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London: George Virtue, 1836. First edition. 107 steel-engraved plates by Bartlett. 2 vols. 4to. Bound in full contemporary green diced calf, edges marbled. First edition. 107 steel-engraved plates by Bartlett. 2 vols. 4to. Ray, England, 65
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Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales
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Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales

by James, Grace

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Used - Publisher's blue cloth, edges blue. Very Good, spine sunned, back hinge starting. Signed J.H. Howard Phipps on ffep
Edition
First Trade Edition
Published
1910
Binding
With 40 full-page tipped in colour plates by Warwick Goble. 4to
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London: Macmillan and Co., Limited St. Martin's Strteet, 1910. First Trade Edition. With 40 full-page tipped in colour plates by Warwick Goble. 4to. Publisher's blue cloth, edges blue. Very Good, spine sunned, back hinge starting. Signed J.H. Howard Phipps on ffep. First Trade Edition. With 40 full-page tipped in colour plates by Warwick Goble. 4to.
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Peer Gynt
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Peer Gynt

by (Rackham, Arthur) Ibsen, Henrik

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Used - Publisher's vellum gilt, t.e.g. Very fine. Terracotta cloth folding box. Bookplate of mystery writer Edward S. Sullivan
Edition
First edition, deluxe issue, no. 95 of 460 copies, signed by Rac
Published
1936
Binding
12 full-page illustrations in color and numerous black and white illustrations by Arthur Rackham. 1 vols. Small 4to
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London: Harrap, 1936. First edition, deluxe issue, no. 95 of 460 copies, signed by Rackham. 12 full-page illustrations in color and numerous black and white illustrations by Arthur Rackham. 1 vols. Small 4to. Publisher's vellum gilt, t.e.g. Very fine. Terracotta cloth folding box. Bookplate of mystery writer Edward S. Sullivan. Rackham, Arthur. First edition, deluxe issue, no. 95… Read more about this item
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Schluss-Apotheose der Kaiser Ouverture fur grosses Orchester ... Partitur
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Schluss-Apotheose der Kaiser Ouverture fur grosses Orchester ... Partitur

by Westmeyer, Wilhelm

Condition
Used - Bound in contemporary Viennese binding of black morocco gilt by Rosenberg (signed in gilt on the blue silk of the front turn-in)
Published
1873
Binding
Chromolithographic title page, three chromolithographic illustrations, and fourteen plates of Westmeyer's musical score, each wi
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Vienna: Friedrich Schreiber, 1873. Chromolithographic title page, three chromolithographic illustrations, and fourteen plates of Westmeyer's musical score, each within a different chromolithographic border, all printed on heavy card. Light wear, some minor foxing internally;. Folio 16 3/4 x 13 1/4 inches (43 x 34 cm). Bound in contemporary Viennese binding of black morocco gilt by Rosenberg (signed in gilt… Read more about this item
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Self Portrait
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Self Portrait

by Friedlander, Lee

Condition
Used - Pictorial wrappers. Fine copy, signed by the photographer on the title page
Edition
First edition
Published
1970
Binding
Unpaginated, [88] pp. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo
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[New York]: Haywire Press, 1970. First edition. Unpaginated, [88] pp. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. Pictorial wrappers. Fine copy, signed by the photographer on the title page. First edition. Unpaginated, [88] pp. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. Signed.
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Crosstown. Introduction by Francine Prose
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Crosstown. Introduction by Francine Prose

by Levitt, Helen

Condition
Used - Grey cloth printed in black, with onlay to upper cover. Fine copy as issued without dust jacket
Edition
First edition
Published
2001
Binding
Illustrated throughout. 189, [1] pp. 1 vols. 4to
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New York: Powerhouse, 2001. First edition. Illustrated throughout. 189, [1] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Grey cloth printed in black, with onlay to upper cover. Fine copy as issued without dust jacket. First edition. Illustrated throughout. 189, [1] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Signed by the photographer on the title page.
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The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur, of His Noble Knights of the Round Table ... Le Morte Darthur ..
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The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur, of His Noble Knights of the Round Table ... Le Morte Darthur ..

by Malory, Sir Thomas

Condition
Used - Three quarter brown niger and patterned paper boards, spine gilt, original black cloth spine and upper cover with the Beardsley
Edition
Third Edition, one of 1600 copies
Published
1927
Binding
With plates and numerous illustrations in text by Aubrey Beardsley. lvi, 538 pp. 1 vols. 4to
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London: Dent, 1927. Third Edition, one of 1600 copies. With plates and numerous illustrations in text by Aubrey Beardsley. lvi, 538 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Three quarter brown niger and patterned paper boards, spine gilt, original black cloth spine and upper cover with the Beardsley designs bound in, t.e.g., by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Fine. Beardsley, Aubrey. Third Edition,… Read more about this item
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Syria, The Holy Land, Asia Minor, &c. Illustrated in a Series of Views Drawn from Nature by W.H. Bartlett, William Purser and Thomas Allom. With Descriptions of the Plates by John Carne
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Syria, The Holy Land, Asia Minor, &c. Illustrated in a Series of Views Drawn from Nature by W.H. Bartlett, William Purser and Thomas Allom. With Descriptions of the Plates by John Carne

by Carne, John

Condition
Used - Contemporary three quarters green Morocco, a.e.g. Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1838
Binding
2 maps, 120 steel engraved plates. 3 vols. 4to
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London: Fisher, Son & Co, 1838. First Edition. 2 maps, 120 steel engraved plates. 3 vols. 4to. Contemporary three quarters green Morocco, a.e.g. Very Good. First Edition. 2 maps, 120 steel engraved plates. 3 vols. 4to. Weber, 1125; Blackmer, 291; Tobler, p. 148; Rohricht, 1690
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Restaurant patio (Roof Tree Inn?)

Restaurant patio (Roof Tree Inn?)

by Schell, Sherril (1877-1964)

Condition
Used - Fine
Published
1930
Binding
Gelatin silver print, toned; mounted on cardboard folder, SIGNED ("Sherril Schell") beneath image. 10 x 8 in
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New York, 1930. Gelatin silver print, toned; mounted on cardboard folder, SIGNED ("Sherril Schell") beneath image. 10 x 8 in. Fine. Gelatin silver print, toned; mounted on cardboard folder, SIGNED ("Sherril Schell") beneath image. 10 x 8 in. The Roof Tree Inn, on 28th Street, was a popular artist's meeting place in the teens and twenties. In 1920… Read more about this item
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3 studio portraits of Shirley Kessel, wife of LIFE photographer Dimitri Kessel
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3 studio portraits of Shirley Kessel, wife of LIFE photographer Dimitri Kessel

by Halsman, Philippe (1906-1979)

Condition
Used - Light edgewear at corners; docketed on verso with Halsman's studio stamp; prints numbered in pencil (17, 31, 40); Near Fine
Published
1950
Binding
Gelatin silver prints. Large format (13-1/2 x 10-3/4 inches)
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New York, 1950. Gelatin silver prints. Large format (13-1/2 x 10-3/4 inches). Light edgewear at corners; docketed on verso with Halsman's studio stamp; prints numbered in pencil (17, 31, 40); Near Fine. Gelatin silver prints. Large format (13-1/2 x 10-3/4 inches). Three intimiate and suprisingly "straight" portraits from a photographer known for his unusual methods and and results.… Read more about this item
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The Bed-Time Book

The Bed-Time Book

by Whitney, Helen Hay

Condition
Used - Cloth and pictorial boards and illustrated endpapers. Extremities rubbed. Very good. Green cloth slipcase and matching chemise
Edition
First edition
Published
1907
Binding
Illustrated by Jessie Wilcox Smith. 32 pages of text. 1 vols. 4to
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New York: Duffield, 1907. First edition. Illustrated by Jessie Wilcox Smith. 32 pages of text. 1 vols. 4to. Cloth and pictorial boards and illustrated endpapers. Extremities rubbed. Very good. Green cloth slipcase and matching chemise. Smith, Jessie Wilcox. First edition. Illustrated by Jessie Wilcox Smith. 32 pages of text. 1 vols. 4to. Jesse Wilcox Smith - Helen Hay… Read more about this item
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