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HISTORY OF THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF THE ARTS OF DESIGN IN THE UNITED STATES 2 Volumes

by Dunlap, William

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Published
1834
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Good+
Edition
First Edition
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New York: George P. Scott 7 Co.. Good+. 1834. First Edition. Hardcover. 2 volumes rebound in clean maroon cloth with bright gilt spine lettering. Hinges & text tight & intact. [viii, 9-435pp]; [viii, 480pp]. Vol #1: lightly scattered foxing; Vol #2: moderate foxing. Vol #2 has Small dampstain to first 3 pages and to latter half of… Read more
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image of THE BOOK OF CHOICE FERNS FOR THE GARDEN, CONSERVATORY, AND STOVE:   DESCRIBING AND GIVING EXPLICIT CULTURAL DIRECTIONS FOR THE BEST AND MOST  STRIKING FERNS AND SELAGINELLAS IN CULTIVATION

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London: L. Upcott Gill. Very Good+. 1892-94. First Edition. Hardcover. 3 volumes in original decorative green cloth with elaborate black & gilt decoration & lettering. All edges gilt. Hinges and text tight & intact. Pages bright & clean without foxing. Profusely illustrated with 70 full-page b/w and color tinted plates (including 8 large fold-outs) , 22 … Read more
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image of LIBER STUDIORUM:  1-Architectural and Historical Subjects (1871) ;  2-Mountains and Marine Subjects (1876) & 3-Pastoral Subjects and Elegant  Pastorals (1876)

LIBER STUDIORUM: 1-Architectural and Historical Subjects (1871) ; 2-Mountains and Marine Subjects (1876) & 3-Pastoral Subjects and Elegant Pastorals (1876)

by Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William)

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Published
1871, 1876
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$450.00

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London: The Autotype Fine Art Company. Good+. 1871, 1876. First Edition. Hardcover. Complete in 3 volumes bound in brown cloth with bright gilt and black decoration & lettering. Titles neatly hand inked on spines. Text tight & intact with 71 mezzotint plates mounted on heavy stock paper: 69 plates are protected with heavy paper guards. Hackley Library… Read more
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LEAVES OF GRASS

by Whitman, Walt

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Published
1942
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited/Signed/Numbered
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$875.00

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New York: Limited Editions Club. Very Good. 1942. Limited/Signed/Numbered. Hardcover. Two volumes bound in original decorative green covers. Each spine has a brown leather label with the title stamped in gilt. Hinges & text tight & intact. Leaves are bright & clean. In a two toned VG green slipcase. Illustrated with glossy black & white photographs by… Read more
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FOREIGN FINCHES IN CAPTIVITY

by Butler. Arthur G.

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Published
1899
Condition
Good+
Edition
Second Edition
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$195.00

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London: Brumby and Clarke Ltd. Good+. 1899. Second Edition. Hardcover. Original half-cloth and buckram spine with gilt lettering & top edge gilt. Deckle page edges. Illustrated with 60 tissue-protected, vivid chromolithograpic plates by F. W. Frohawk (1861-1946). [6, viii, 317pp, 1]. Text is tight clean & intact: a solid copy. Front spine edges frayed near top… Read more
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THE ROSE GARDEN. IN TWO DIVISIONS

by Paul, William (1822-1905)

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Published
1848
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$625.00

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London: Sherwood, Gilbert, & Piper. Very Good. 1848. First Edition. Hardcover. A first edition in contemporary dark brown calf over marbled boards with five spine bands and gilt decoration & lettering. Internal, external bindings & text are tight and intact. Leaves are bright & clean with a touch of age toning. ( ([8], ii, [2], 151pp, 177pp,… Read more
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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM. The Astronomer Poet of Persia Done Into English by Edward Fitzgerald.

by Omar Khayyam.

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Published
1917
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
Second Printing
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$55.00

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London: T. N. Foulis. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1917. Second Printing. Hardcover. Light red boards with bright gilt & black decoration. Hinges & text are tight, clean & intact. Top page edges dyed red. [14, I-LXXVpp, 6]. Illuminated title page + 8 tipped-in color plates by Frank Brangwyn. Dust jacket has front paste-on illusration.… Read more
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THE FACETIOUS NIGHTS OF STRAPAROLA Now First Translated Into English by W. G Waters (4 Volumes)

by Straparola Da Caravaggio, Giovanni Francesco.

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Published
1898
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$1,200.00

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London: The Society of Bibliophiles. Near Fine. 1898. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. A handsome binding in red morocco with 5 spine bands over red marbled boards. Gilt decoration & lettering. Top edges gilt. Matching marbled endpapers. This is copy "C" of a limited edition of 26 with text printed on Japanese vellum paper. There is a triplicate… Read more
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THE SEATS OF THE NOBILITY AND GENTRY IN GREAT BRITAIN AND WALES IN A COLLECTION OF SELECT VIEWS.

by Angus, W.

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Published
1815
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$450.00

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Islington: W. Angus, Gwynne's Buildings. Very Good. 1815. First Edition. Hardcover. Black pebbled leather spine & corners over marbled boards. Spine has 5 bands with double gilt lines & gilt lettering. Unpaginated: title leaf, contents leaf, then 63 leaves of engraved plates & facing leaves of text. FIrst issued in 1787 in parts, this is the 1815… Read more
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THE COSTAL TRADE

by Greenhill, Basil

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Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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$65.00

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London: Bourton Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, protected in a fine dust jacket and slipcase. Signed & dated by the artist. 45 full-page color plates reproduced from paintings by Lionel Willis of British sailing craft from the Middle Ages to early 20th… Read more
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RHODODENDRON LAKE AND MOUNTAIN SCENERY OF THE SWISS ALPS

by Bonney, T. G.

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Published
1874
Condition
Good+
Edition
First American Edition
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$200.00

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New York: Stroefer and Kirchner. Good+. 1874. First American Edition. Hardcover. Bound in original brown cloth decorated in gilt and black. All edges gilt. Silk endpapers. {8, 148pp}. Illustrated with photographs of oil paintings of the Swiss Alps Oberland district by G. Closs & O. Frolicher along with woodcuts from sketches by G. Roux. Each of the… Read more
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THE MAHOGANY TREE

by Thackeray, William Makepeace

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Published
1887
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus; '
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$50.00

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Boston: Samuel E. Cassino. Very Good. 1887. First Edition Thus; '. Hardcover. Original publisher's cloth with bright gilt lettering and thin wood panel inlaid to front. Top edge gilt. Tipped-in frontis-portrait on tissue, wood-cut engravings & vignettes. Printed on heavy stock paper. Text is tight & intact. Corners & spine ends lightly rubbed. Light scattered foxing.… Read more
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LA COLLEZIONE CAGNOLA II: ARAZZI -SCULTURE - MOBILI- CERAMICHE

by Guzzini, Nello Forte (et al)

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Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Italy: Nomos Edizion. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean red cloth decorated with gilt title on front cover and spine. Interior of text is tight, clean & intact. Profusely illustrated in b/w & color plates. In a near fine dust jacket. Artists: Nello Forti Grazzini; Mario Scalini; Francesco Orsi; Raffaella Ausenda;… Read more
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image of THE HISTORICAL AND THE POSTHUMOUS MEMOIRS OF SIR NATHANIEL WILLIAM WRAXALL  1772-1784 5 Volumes ** Extra Illustrated ** Fine Binding

THE HISTORICAL AND THE POSTHUMOUS MEMOIRS OF SIR NATHANIEL WILLIAM WRAXALL 1772-1784 5 Volumes ** Extra Illustrated ** Fine Binding

by Wraxall, Nathaniel William & Henry B. Wheatley, editor

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Published
1884
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Extra Illustrated Edition
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London: Bickers & Son. Very Good+. 1884. Extra Illustrated Edition. Hardcover. Beautiful early Bayntun of Bath Fine Binding (the bindery was established the same year this set was published). Handsome honey brown crushed morocco with 5 raised bands; compartments & covers decorated in gilt and black. All edges gilt, dentelles & inside covers have gilt frames over… Read more
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THE HISTORY OF THE LIFE OF THE LATE MR. JONATHAN WILD THE GREAT

by Henry Fielding & Louis Kronenberger, Introduction

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Published
1943
Condition
Very Good+
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$60.00

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New York: Limited Editions Club. Very Good+. 1943. Hardcover. Clean paper covered boards with buckram cloth spine & paper label Color frontispiece and Title page. Limited: #845. (xviii) 231pp, designed and illustrated & signed by T. M. Cleland. The water color illustrations are by hand stenciling. Slipcase with edge wear & spine label somewhat faded. Literature;… Read more
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GREAT DAY IN THE COW'S HOUSE (SIGNED COPY)

by Hall Donald

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Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited & Numbered
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$250.00

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Mt. Carmel, Connecticut: Ives Street Press. Near Fine. 1984. Limited & Numbered. Hardcover. Clean red cloth with a front cover paper title label. Signed by the author on last page. Illustrated with 2 (tissue protected) photographs by T. S. Bronson produced directly from the original glass negatives.130 copies of this book were printed on Mohawk Superfine paper:… Read more
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image of THE BRUSSELS GALLERY OF OLD MASTERS Reproductions of 174 Pictures of  Various Schools Preceded by an Historical and Critical Summary.

THE BRUSSELS GALLERY OF OLD MASTERS Reproductions of 174 Pictures of Various Schools Preceded by an Historical and Critical Summary.

by Fierens- Gevaert

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Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$70.00

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Brussels And Paris: G. Van Oest & Co. National Art & History Library. Very Good. 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean brown buckram cloth with bright gilt title on spine. Original soft covers are bound in. (ix) A151pp. Few small mended edge tears not affecting the text. First and last few pages are lightly age toned. Interior of… Read more
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THE ICELANDER: THORFINN KARLSEFNI WHO VISITED THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE IN 1007

by Bunford, J. Samuel

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Published
1922
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$80.00

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Philadelphia: J. Bunford Samuel. Very Good+. 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean blue cloth with bright gilt title. Inscribed by the author. Illustrated with photographs. Printed for private Distribution by J. Bunford Samuel. Thorfinn Karlsefni is a bronze statue by Icelandic sculptor Einar Jónsson in 1920. The sculpture was commissioned by Joseph Bunford Samuel through a bequest… Read more
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TOLSTOY ON ART AND ITS CRITICS

by Aylmer, Maude & Bernard Shaw

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Published
1925
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$50.00

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London: Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press. Near Fine. 1925. First Edition Thus. Soft Cover. Clean gray soft covers housed inside a red cloth folder and a slipcase. A fine copy preserved well in a custom copy. Interior of booklet is tight, clean & intact. "Tolstoy's What is Art ? By Bernard Shaw." First printed in the "Daily… Read more
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R. CALDECOTT'S PICTURE BOOK NO. 2

by Caldecott, Randolph

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Published
Ca 1910
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$50.00

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London & New York: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.. Very Good+. Ca 1910. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. pictorial cloth with all edges dyed red. Interior of text is tight, clean & intact with patterned gold endpapers. Engraved and printed by E. Evans. Drawings on every page including 32 full-page color illustrations. Small piece torn from bottom margin… Read more
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