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The Art of Andrew Wyeth

by Corn, Wanda M.

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$950.00

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Greenwich, Connecticut: New York Graphic Society Ltd., 1973. 176pp. Ivory buckram boards. Very good with lightly worn dust jacket, 2 clean edge tears. Small splits to front gutter, binding is tight, and contents are clean and sound. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by Wyeth on front free endpaper. Illustrations of over one hundred of Wyeth's… Read more
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$950.00
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New York: William Burgess, Juvenile Emporium, 1831. iv, 130, 8pp. Leather backed marbled boards, 12 hand-colored plates. Covers detached and contents partially disbound and all pages present, spine mostly perished, ex-lhistorical society blind stamp on title page, text and illustrations in a well-preserved state with very light and occasional foxing, soiling to front pastedown, brief inscription on title… Read more
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$50.00
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America's Great Illustrators

by Meyer, Susan E.

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810906808
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1978. 311pp. Marroon cloth gilt spine lettering. A very good clean copy, tiny tear to upper margin of frontispiece page and title page repaired, faint foxing to top edges, cover and interior are clean and unmarked. Commentary on each artist with illustrations in color and black and white. . First Edition.… Read more
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$25.00
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The Blue Bird : A Fairy Play in Six Acts

by Maeterlinck, Maurice

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Old Bookshelf
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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1920: Dodd, Mead and Company 211pp, 16 color plates. Blue cloth, gilt lettering, green and gilt decoration. Edges worn, spine faded, text age-toned and an occasional mark or chip to page, but overall sound, all 16 plates are clean and unmarked.. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by F. Cayley Robinson. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$20.00
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Pumpkin Pie ABC Linen Book

by McLoughlin Bros.

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1900
Condition
Good
Item Price
$35.00

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New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1900. Pictorial card stock cover, linen pages, 8 full page chromolithographs including covers. Chipping to corners and spine, but the linen interior of this 1900 publication is in a very well-preserved state, all illustrations bright and clear. . Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$35.00
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A Naturalist's Sojourn in Jamaica.

by Gosse, Philip Henry

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1851
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$135.00

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London: Longman, Brown, Green,and Longmans, 1851. xxiv +508pp +24pp ads, 8 color plates. Publisher's embossed green cloth. gilt spine title. Boards and frontispiece detached but present, contents age-toned, very light and sparse foxing, small ad taped to front endpaper, owners name on rear endpaper, inkblots on half-title page and page opposite. This book needs restoration, but… Read more
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$135.00
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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

by Khayyam, Omar, Edward Fitzgerald (Translator)

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1938
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$18.00

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New York: Illustrated Editions Company, 1938. Unpaginated. 9 tipped-in color plates. Black grain leatherette binding, red and green decorations and lettering. Partial fading to lettering, boards square and unworn. Contents are clean and unblemished. Slipcase is heavily scuffed, and separated and taped at top and bottom.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Hamzeh Abd-Ullah Kar.… Read more
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$18.00
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Paris in the Past From Fouquet to Daimier

by Courthion, Pierre

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1957
Condition
Near Fine
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$20.00

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New York: Editions d'Art Albert Skira, 1957. 149pp. Ivory buckram boards, dust jacket and slipcase. Both book and dust jacket are in very clean and fresh-looking condition. Slipcase is partially faded, spotted and lightly worn, but has preserved its contents. An historical perspective of France as illustrated by 70 tipped-in color plates of noted works of… Read more
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$20.00
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L'armée Française en 1845 (Sidi-Brahim)

by Margerand, J.

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$65.00

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Paris: Les Éditions Militaires Illustrées, 1945. 68pp. Stiff wrapper, original glassine dust jacket. Limited edition # 495 of 975 copies printed. Text in French. Illustrated throughout, including 4 hand-colored plates. Spine ends chipped, page edges and margins of text mildly age-toned, glassine jacket age-darkened, contents otherwise clean. Illustrations en noir, 4 planches en couleur.. Soft… Read more
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$65.00
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The Ladies' Wreath : An Illustrated Annual for MDCCCXLIX.-L.

by Martyn, Mrs. S. T. (Editor)

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1850
Condition
Fair
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$25.00

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New York: Martyn & Ely, 1850. 428pp. Red cloth gilt embossed floral design and lettering, color plates and steel engravings with tissue-guards. Front cover and first signature detached but present, edges worn. Contents, including plates, are variably tanned with occasional foxing, owners' names on front free endpapers. 11 of 12 color floral plates present..… Read more
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$25.00
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A Course in Neutral Tint

by Leitch, R.P.

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Old Bookshelf
Condition
Good
Item Price
$15.00

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London, Paris & New York: Cassell Petter & Galpin 32pp text + 24 plates, no date but probably 1875. Brown blind -stamped boards, gilt lettering. Spine missing pieces from top and bottom, shelfwear and sqcovers spotted, binding is tender. Light soiling to endpapers, text and plates are sound and quite clean. Wonderful color illustrations accompanied… Read more
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$15.00
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A Course of Sepia Painting with Twenty-Four Plates

by Leitch, R.P.

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Old Bookshelf
Condition
Good
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$15.00

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London, Paris & New York: Cassell Petter & Galpin 32pp text +24 plates, no date but probaly 1877. Blue blind-stamped boards, gilt lettering. Covers spotted, edgeworn and spine ends chipped. Some splitting at hinges but binding is holding, contents are age-toned, but text and plates are clean and sound. 24 color plates and text explaining… Read more
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$15.00
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Israel Painters

by Talphir, Gabriel (Preface)

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1953
Condition
Good
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$18.00

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Tel Aviv-New York: Gazith Art Publishing, 1953. Unbound folder in transparent cover, 10 tipped-in color plates, text in English and Hebrew. Light soil and wear to folders, plates and text are clean. Artists representated are Mordechai Arson, Hayyim Athar, Moshe Castel, Hayyim Glicksberg, Marcel Jancu, Mordechai Levanon, Ariel Lubin, Moshe Mokady, Menachim Shemi and Joseph Zaritzky accompanied by… Read more
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$18.00
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Milia Laufer; Israeli Landscapes

by Kaznelson, Rivka (Intro.)

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Old Bookshelf
Condition
Good
Item Price
$15.00

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Tel Aviv: Tiberias Art Gallery No date, circa 1960s. Unbound cardboard folder, 8 color plates, text in English and Hebrew. Covers soiled and foxed, plates are mildly darkened in some margins, otherwise unmarked. Flowers and landscapes of Israeli scenes. Int/13roduction by Rivka Kaznelson. Soft Cover. Good. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.
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$15.00
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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

by Sterne, Laurence

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1910
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$50.00

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London: Williams and Norgate, 1910. 188pp. Cream buckram, gilt lettering to cover and spine, gilt crest and gilt border to front cover, top edges gilt, 12 tipped-in color plates with tissue-guards. One of 500 copies of the Edition de Luxe, of which this copy is No. 192, SIGNED by the illustrator, Everard Hopkins. Boards mostly quite clean,… Read more
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$50.00
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Ballads of Famous Fights

by Groome, W.H.C.; Webb, Archibald; Tennant, Dudley (Illustrators)

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Old Bookshelf
Condition
Fair
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$15.00

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New York: Hodder and Stoughton 79pp. No date, circa 1910. Red paper covered boards, green cloth spine, pictorial paste-on to front cover. 12 tipped-in color plates with accompanying verse. Covers worn, scuffed and lightly soiled. Text and illustrations are age-toned but clean, one short tear to frontispiece, a few pages loose, endpapers darkened , pencilled… Read more
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$15.00
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London: George Routledge and Sons Nd. but circa 1880s. Unpaginated but each story individually page-numbered. Blue cloth, gilt lettering to cover and spine and gilt Puss In Boots illustration on cover, black decoration. Wear to spine ends and corners, spine and portions of covers darkened, rear cover partly stained. Contents toned, endpapers foxed, some… Read more
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$80.00
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London: Society for Promoting Christioan Knowledge, 1900. 56pp. 42nd thousand. Pictorial paper over boards. Contains 12 full page color illustrations, much in gilt. Some soiling and small nicks to covers, binding is sound and tight. Owner's name and date on front endpaper, slight offsetting of illustrations to text, but contents are otherwise clean.. Hard Cover.… Read more
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$9.00
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Famous Water-Colour Painters, I.- Frank Brangwyn, R.A.

by Sandilands, G.S.

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$12.00

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London: "The Studio" Limited, 1928. 6pp+8 tipped-in color plates. Paper covered boards. Very slight wear, narrow splits at head and tail of front hinge, otherwise very clean copy with slight toning to contents, which are otherwise clean. Dustjacket has tears and chips mainly to edges and some darkening. A short biography of the artist… Read more
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$12.00
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George Washington: The Story of His Life

by George Washington Bicentennial Committee

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$10.00

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Philadelphia: Ketterlinus Litho. Mfg. Co., 1932. Unpaginated, 24pp. 24mo. Illustrated wraps, stapled spine. Seven color illustrations. Light wear and soiling to covers, binding tight and contents clean. Published for the Celebration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.
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$10.00
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