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image of THE ROYAL DRESDEN GALLERY: BEING A SELECTION OF SUBJECTS ENGRAVED AFTER PICTURES, BY THE GREAT MASTERS: VOLS. I - II

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New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1860. Brown thick leather boards stamped decoration with black and gold. Back boards same illustration and title. 5 raised bands to spine. Gold gilt all page edges. Rubbing/wear to leather around edges. Marble decorated endpapers. Book is very tight. Foxing througout but the majority of the… Read more
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$295.00
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Household Stories from the Collection of the Bros; Grimm

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Published
1886
Condition
Good
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$182.00

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Macmillan & Co. And New York, 1886. Translated from the german by Lucy Crane. Green Boards with blindstamped design. Top and bottom edge of spine covered frayed, corners bumped. Illustrated frontpiece of The Sleeping Beauty. Tissue covered title page. No indication of other printing date. Filled with B/W lovely illustrations. … Read more
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image of AQUARELLISTES CONTEMPORAINS. Histoire de l'acquarelle. Odilon Redon, Auguste Rodin, H. E. Cross, E. A. Bourdelle, Paul Signac, Toulouse Lautrec

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Paris Folio - contains 10 beautiful Reproductions, by the artists: Redon, Rodin, Cross, Bourdelle, Signac and Toulouse-Lautrec. Contains Table of Reproductions; 3 pages on information about these artists; an Introduction of two pages which are uncut; A title pages exactly like the front cover in black and red and ten wonderful reproductions in color with info on… Read more
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$325.00
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The making of the Bruce Rogers World Bible

by Targ, William

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$75.00

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Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Co., 1949. Red Boards with gold design on upper board. Light mark where a glass was placed. Bright white pages with large print. Stated: Bruce Rogers, designer A. Colish, printer and the World Publishing Company have made this book for presentation to their friends. Of the 1875 copies… Read more
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DURER: Monographs on Artists

by Knackfuss, H

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Published
1900
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$69.00

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BIELEFELD & LEIPZIG VELHAGEN & KLASING, 1900. Cream and red boards with gold gilt to upper boards and spine. Glassine skin dust jacket has seen better days. Slipcase in fair to good conditions . Book itself is near Fine with unmarked pages. 134 illustrations.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Renown, in Nottinghamshire

by Pyle, Howard

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Published
1901
Condition
Good
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$195.00

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. Profusely illustrated with red eagle wings and black line drawing with gold gilt printing to title. 296 pages including epilogue. Many b/w illustrations by Pyle throughout. Frontpiece with tissue guard depicting the Merry Friar carrieth Robin across the water. 1/2 inch tear to top of spine cover. Cover is pulling… Read more
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Flight (Signed and Limited)

by Steinbeck, John

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Published
1984
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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$550.00

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California: Yolla Bolla Press, 1984. Large demy Quarto, grey patterned boards with paper title lable. 52 pages printed letterpress on mouldmade paper and produced by Cartiere Enrico Magnai in Pescia, Italy. Limited to 250 copies, this copy being Number 133. SIGNED BY WALLACE STEGNER AND KARIN WIKSTROM. Light Mauve Slipcase. Beautiful stark color… Read more
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$550.00
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Florak Keepsake for 1950

by Keese, John Editor

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Published
1850
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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New York: Leavitt and Company, 1850. Beautiful blindstamped decorations and bright gold gilt design to upper and lower boards. top and bottom of spine edge chipped tand and corners bumped. Foxing throughout. Tissue guards on the full page engravings. Seems to have protected them because the foxing is less on these pages. The colors… Read more
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Moonsailors

by Smith Buckley

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Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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LaJolla and London: Green Tiger Press, 1985. Dustjacket over Wrappers. Beautiful Full page illustrations. First Edition and First Printing STATED. Always happy to send detailed photographs on request.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Salt & Truth (Inscribed)

by Adams, Shelby Lee

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Published
2011
Condition
Fine (As New)
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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Richmond, Va: Candela, 2011. Wonderful B/W Photographs by Adams throughout. Book and Dust jacket are in PERFECT condition. INSCRIBED by Shelby Lee Adams on second title page. Always happy to send detailed photographs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine (As New)/Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
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Christmas Drawings for the Human Race

by Nast, Thomas (INSCRIBED)

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Published
1890
Condition
Very Good
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$3,900.00

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Franklin Square New York: Harper & Brothers, 1890. Large tan pictorial cloth . INSCRIBED and SIGNED on first free endpaper by Th Nast. Boards a bit soiled and wear to spine edges and bumped corners. Interior pages very good with engraved frontis and 60 full page illustrations by Nast.Thomas Nast (September 27, 1840 – December 7,… Read more
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$3,900.00
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Miniatures Du Moyen Age

by Anna Maria Cetto

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Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
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$49.00

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1950. Orbis Pictus (Volume 8). Card laid in from desk of Mireille Baumgartner (Agregee De 'Universite) . Hand written note to Carole . 20 pictures in vivid colors with gold gilt. Beautiful little book.. Wraps. Very Good. Illus. by Payot Lausanne. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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A Christmas Carol

by A. Trevor Crispin

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$225.00

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London: Macmillan Elaborately decorated in design and gold gilt to upper board. Beautiful plates The printing is by R Clay, Sons and Taylor from designs by Mr and Mrs Trevor Crispin, which are based on originals from medieval manuscripts. Some wear to the the edges of the board, but in Very good condtion. Interior of book pages… Read more
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The Twilight Of The Gods

by Garnett, Richard

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Published
1924
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$135.00

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New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: John Lane Company, The Bodley Head Limited, 1924. Edited by Lawrence, T.E. B/W frontpiece. Stated: FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION. 28 full page illustrations. Original black boards with elaborate gold gilt decoration. Untrimmed side leaves, red upper leaves. Illustrated endpapers. 279 unmarked pages. Tight, very nice.… Read more
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My Life's History (edited By Otto Kallir)

by Grandma Moses

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Published
1952
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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Harper & Brothers, 1952. A-D. Pink boards with black spine. Grandmas moses title in black. Gold gilt title to spine. 16 plates by Grandma Moses in full color. Book's boards are like new. D.J. has tape across the back top edge. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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Kate Greenaway Pictures

by Greenaway, Kate

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Published
1921
Condition
Near Fine
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$625.00

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London New York: Frederick Warne, 1921. From Originals presented by her to John Ruskin and other personal friiends with an appreciation by H.M. Cundall, I.S.O., F.S.A. Green boards with yellow spine. Gold gilt printing to title. Frontpiece with tissue guard of Kate Greenaway, plus many (20) tissue guarded colorful tipped in illustrations throughout. Each page… Read more
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Almanack for 1884

by Greenaway, Kate

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Condition
Very Good
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$149.00

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London New York: George Routledge and Sons Ltd Small darling book with each page a month with top half a color ilustration and the bottom half with each day and it's significance. For example, January 30th, Wednesday, Charles I. beheaded, 1649. Last few pages are text with info on royal family, post office regulations, etc. Front and… Read more
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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

by Browning, Robert

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Published
1888
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$395.00

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London: George Routledge and Sons Ltd, 1888. [1888] Orange illustrated boards with 1-2 inch scraping to top of paper on upper board. Back board has illustration and a 1/4 " scraping to top edge. The first 20 pages are text of the story. Every page after that has full page colorful illustration with one sentence… Read more
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JAPAN (Sections XIII and XIV)

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Published
1898
Condition
Very Good
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$270.00

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1898. Tan cover with burgandy design and backstrip. 13 & 14 (Two volumes of a 15 volume set). If you would like just one, I can split them up, just let me know. Always happy to send detailed photographs. Light soling and some small chips and tears to edge of cover. Section 13 has beautiful… Read more
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Under the Window

by Greenaway, Kate

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Condition
Good +
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$225.00

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McLoughlin Bros. Inc. No date, but ower's Inscription dated August, 1880. Hinges pulling. taped tears on two early pages, else very good. Vivid, colorful illustrations throughout. Boards have some edgewear. Green endpapers. Adorable book. Blue spine, green boards with Children encircling title square. Title is in red. Bluish green endpapers, Every… Read more
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$225.00