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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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Chronicles News of the Past Volume Two Second Temple Rise of Christianity (from 165 BCE to 1038 CE)

by Editors: Dr. Israel Eldad Moshe Aumann

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Condition
Very Good
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$11.00

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Jerusalem: Reubeni Foundation From the Maccabees to Spanish Jewry's Golden age, the unparallelled survival of a people deprived of normal existence - presented in a form of a modern daily newspaper. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Tobacco Road (Signed By CAST of Tabacco Road) and Author

by Caldwell, Erskine

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Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$4,200.00

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. First Edition with Scribner's Seal and Scribner's A on copyright page. Burnt orangy/brown boards with gold gilt on upper boards and spine. Author's inscription is tipped in and the cast of Tobacco Road has inscribed and signed also. In researching this I understand that the Marion Wilson Waldrip (whom this book is inscribed… Read more
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$4,200.00
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The INFANT'S BOOK

by Marsh, Richard

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Condition
Good Plus
Item Price
$345.00

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New York 374 Pearl Street 19th Century. No author. THE INFANT'S BOOK. Woodcuts with verses, Cover illustration is a teacher surround by her pupils. . no date, circa 1850-1856. Illus. paper covers, 4 1/2 X 3 3/4in 12pgs. Very scarce chapbook in wonderful condition. . Soft Cover. Good Plus. 32mo - over 4"… Read more
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A Shrine of Labor

by James Weber Linn

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Published
1944
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$22.00

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Chicago: The Lakeside Press RR Donnelley & Sons, 1944. Three full page photographs of Lakeside Press. Fine interior pages.. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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A Day of Pleasant Bread

by Grayson, David

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Published
1957
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$25.00

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Marchbanks Press, 1957. This little book is from the Adventures in Friendship by David Grayson - copyright 1910 and reprinted by permission of the publishers. Designed by Joseph Francis Weiler of the Marchbanks Press, New York, 1957. Unmarked copy. . Wraps. Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Another Letter to Lord Chesterfield from Samuel Johnson and Christopher Morley

by Morley, Christopher

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Published
1945
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$35.00

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London: Argus Bookshop, 1945. Almost as New. 6 pages. No signatures or writing. Untrimmed leave edges. Wonderful. . First Edition. Wraps. Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Spring of the Year (with Laid in Paper from Duensing)

by Johnson, Samuel

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Published
1965
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited
Item Price
$35.00

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Privately Printed, 1965. An Essay of the Rambler of April 3rd, 1750. This pamphlet was printed, decorated and bond by Ann and Leonard Bahr at their private press. 150 copies on Strathmore Chroma. The cover paper is Strathmore Grandee. Untrimmed side edges. Laid in on thin handmade paper is FOUR IDEALS have been taken upon which… Read more
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The Last Will and Testament of One Charles Lounsbury

by Fish, William

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Published
1928
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$85.00

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Liberty Bank and Trust Company, 1928. Folded 4 pages (one folded 8 x 6 sheet). Printing on each of the four sides. Red, blue and black ornamental printing. Side edges untrimmed. Always happy to send detailed pictures.. Broadside. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Hammond Passport Travelmates (3 books in One slipcase)

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780843712865
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$15.00

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1999. Red soft slipcase/3 booklets each a facsimilie of U.S. Passports. The Tourist Passport is the travelmate diary (ISBN 0843712864); Official Passport is the travelmate diary and United States Atlas and Diplomatic Passport is the travelmate and World Atlas (ISBN 9843712759). One is green, one is red and one is blue, all with gold gilt printing and design. All… Read more
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The World of Theater The History of Actors, Singers, Costumes, Audiences, and Scenery

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Published
1995
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780590476423
Item Price
$34.00

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New York: Scholastic Inc., 1995. FIRST PRINTING STATED, March 1995 with COMPLETE numberline. This is a very unique book. Encased Spiral bound with each page slick and glossy. This book is interacive, for example you can decorate the faces of Chinese opera performers or stage your own shadow puppet play with puppets or turn a wheel to… Read more
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American Casino Guide 2005 SPECIAL EDITION

by Bourie, Steve

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$9.00

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Casino Vacations, 2005. Slick cover. Lists all of the states that offer any type of tradional casino gaming tables or slot machines., maps, phone numbers, reservations, addresses, and much more. 2005. . Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Our Magnificient Homeland China

by Han, Jem Chen

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Condition
Fine
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$27.00

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Hong Kong: Yue Hwa Chinese Products Emporium Shiny reflective illustrated colorful front and back cover. B/W and Color illustrations and chinese and American text throughout. Nine Carps Lake, The Lake of Heaven, Tai-Hu, Green Lotus Peak Near PERFECT condition. Can't find a year but I would guess maybe late 50's or 60's.. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over… Read more
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The Kasidah of Haji Abdu

by BURTON, RICHARD

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Condition
Fine
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$34.00

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Mount Vernon, N. Y.: Peter Pauper Press No date. Cream boards with gilt birds and stars and moons on front cover and back. Darkening of spine, else perfect. Slipbox small rubbings to corner. Owners bookplate. Cream paste-down of winged woman. Very very nice.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Vera Block. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse By EDWARD FITZGERALD

by Khayyam, Omar

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Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$359.00

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New York: Thomas Crowell no date. 12 beautifully mounted color plates and many b/w and color text illustrations all by Willy Pogany. Light salmon cloth binding with gilt lettering and gilt design(black and gold) pastedown on gilt lettering on spine. Except for fading and soil to cover this would be FINE. Gilt top edge. Clean boards, NO foxing.… Read more
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Proof Sheet of the Smallest Printed Book in The World: The Rose Garden of Omar Khayyam

by Thompson, Eben Francis

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Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$235.00

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Worcester, Mass.: Commonwealth Press Brown stiff wrappers with brown string (tie). Stated inside: This proof sheet is taken from the same original as used in producing the smallest printed book in the world. two pages folded inside stiff wraps. Extremely light spotting to endpapers(can barely see) Rest in absolutely PERFECT condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Little Journeys to home of great Lovers (12 ISSUES)

by Hubbard, Elbert

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Published
1906
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$195.00

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New York: Roycrofters, 1906. 1906 This is for 12 issues of Little Journeys. January through December 1906. Josiah Wedgwood and Sarah Wedgwood; William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft; Dante and Beatrice;John Stuart Mill and Harriet Taylor; Parnell and Kitty O'Shea; Petrarch and Laura; Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Elizabeth Siddal; Balzac and madame Hanska; Fenelon and Madame Guyon;Ferdinand Lassalle and… Read more
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THE GREAT AMERICAN ARTISTS SERIES Albert P. Ryder

by Goodrich, Lloyd

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Published
1959
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: George Braziller, Inc., 1959. Grey Linen Boards. Over 80 reproductions and 16 in Full Color. Dark Green endpapers. Owner's signature. Dustjacket has soiing and one small chip missing. NOT priceclipped. Clean bright pages, no foxing. 1959. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Original Book Illustrations and Cartoons (1894-1951)

by Szyk, Arthur

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Published
1959
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., 1959. 1959 Grey wrappers stapled with burgandy lettering and design. Public Auction Sale, Early Thursday Afternoon, March 26 at 1:45 P.M. 78 Lots. Including works for The Bible, Caterbury Tales and Joseph and His Brothers, AND Anti-Axix and other Political Cartoons by the Late Arthur Szyk, sold by the Order of Mrs.… Read more
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Modern Book Illustration in Great Britain and America

by Darton, F.J. Harvey

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Published
1931
Condition
Good +
Edition
First Thus
Item Price
$45.00

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London & New York: The Studio Limited Wm Rudge, 1931. Special Winter Number of "The Studio" Edited by C. Geoffrey Holme. Soiling to cover and spine a bit worn, first half of book foxing on some pages, last half no foxing. Very interesting book with great illustrations. 1931. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good +/No Jacket. 4to… Read more
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