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cover of THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN GRAPHIC ARTS IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA

THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN GRAPHIC ARTS IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA

by Radl, Otto

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Published
1944
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Fine
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First Edition
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New York: Czechoslovakia Government Information Service, 1944. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. (16)pp text; two illustrations on coated stock. Bound in pictorial stiff wrappers, 8.25" x 5.25" Designed by Rudolph Ruzicka. Printed by Supreme Printing Service, New York.
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cover of KREDEL/ZAPF:  A JOINT EXHIBITION AT THE COOPER UNION MUSEUM FOR THE ARTS OF DECORATION ... FRITZ KREDEL, WOODCUTTER AND BOOK ILLUSTRATOR / HERMANN ZAPF, CALLIGRAPHER AND TYPE DESIGNER.  Monday 13 October until Thursday 25 October 1951

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New York: Cooper Union, 1951. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. (16)pp; three woodcuts, two examples of type design. Exhibition notes by Paul Standard. Bound in printed self-wrappers, 5.5" x 8.25"
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cover of GOLF:  THE BOOK OF A THOUSAND CHUCKLES

GOLF: THE BOOK OF A THOUSAND CHUCKLES

by Briggs, Clare

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Published
1916
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Chicago: P.F. Volland, 1916. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Oblong quarto, 124pp; cartoons throughout, some color highlights. Bound in green cloth and pictorial boards. 9" x 12.75" [Donovan & Murdoch, Golf and the Printed Word, 7430.].
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cover of THREE-COLOR ALBUM OF HALF-TONES FOR USE WITH ADVERTISING NOVELTIES:   CALENDAR BACKS, INSERTS, SUPPLEMENTS, BLOTTERS, CARDS, BOX LIDS, BOOK AND MAGAZINE COVERS, ETC., ETC.

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Philadelphia: Electro-tint Engraving Co, 1910. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Oblong quarto, (4)pp text; 10pp of full-color vignettes. Bound in decorated green wrappers; some wear along spine. 9.25" x 12.5" Contains reproductions of celebrated paintings in miniature.
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cover of THE WORK OF BRUCE ROGERS:  Jack of All Trades;  Master of One.  A Catalogue of an Exhibition Arranged by the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the Grolier Club of New York.  With an Introduction by D.B. Updike, a Letter from John T. McCutcheon, and an Addres by Mr. Rogers

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. pp: liv, 127 with index; frontispiece portrait, 16 plates, few illustrations in the text. Bound in blue wove cloth, gilt-stamped spine, decorated dust wrapper with shelf-back sunned. 9.5" x 5.75" Laid in is a bookmark one blue stock: a vignette and four-line… Read more
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cover of HOW TO BUY DIAMONDS  (with detailed price list)

HOW TO BUY DIAMONDS (with detailed price list)

by Weiler, Jason & Sons

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Published
1924
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£33.48

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Boston: Jason Weiler & Sons, 1924. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. 56pp, narrow octavo; illustrated throughout in black and white, highlights in red and blue. Bound in string-tied cream wrappers, embossed in gilt and green. Tipped inside the front cover is a 52-page booklet, "Net Price List of Diamonds, Latest Revised Prices." Light… Read more
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cover of ALEXANDER ANDERSON:  HIS TRIBUTE TO THE WOOD-ENGRAVING OF THOMAS BEWICK

ALEXANDER ANDERSON: HIS TRIBUTE TO THE WOOD-ENGRAVING OF THOMAS BEWICK

by Thompson, Lawrance

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Published
1940
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Very Good
Edition
First Separate Edition
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Princeton: Princeton U Press, 1940. First Separate Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. Unpaginated: 6pp text, 14 plates of captioned wood engravings after Alexander Anderson. Bound in gray wrappers, cover decoration; small chip from top of spine. 8.75" x 5.75" This is one of 200 copies printed from the original wood blocks in the possession of… Read more
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cover of KOREAN ARTS:  Vol. I, Painting and Sculpture + Vol. Two, Ceramics

KOREAN ARTS: Vol. I, Painting and Sculpture + Vol. Two, Ceramics

by Cho, Chung W.

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Published
1961
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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(Seoul, South Korea): Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea, 1961. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. Two volumes, quarto. pp: 219 with frontispiece and 99 plates + 222 with 100 plates, some in color. Printed on coated stock. Bound in printed, stiff wrappers. 12" x 8.5" Laid in is a presentation card from… Read more
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cover of EARLY AMERICAN BOOK ILLUSTRATORS AND WOOD ENGRAVERS, 1670-1870:  Volume I-Main Catalogue + Volume II-Supplement

EARLY AMERICAN BOOK ILLUSTRATORS AND WOOD ENGRAVERS, 1670-1870: Volume I-Main Catalogue + Volume II-Supplement

by Hamilton, Sinclair

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second printing
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£125.54

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Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1968. Second printing. Original Cloth. Very Good. Two volumes, quarto. pp: xlvii, (i), 265 with index, 124 illustrations; xv, 178 with index, 51 illustrations. Bound in brown buckram, gilt lettering on spine and decorated title on cover. 11.25" x 8.5" Volumes I and II are dated 1968.
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cover of A BOOK OF SWEETHEARTS:  Pictures by Famous American Artists.  Decorations by Will Jenkins

A BOOK OF SWEETHEARTS: Pictures by Famous American Artists. Decorations by Will Jenkins

by Fisher, Harrison and others

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Published
1908
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1908. First American Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. Large quarto. (48)pp on heavy stock; 12 full-page portraits in color, smaller portraits and floral decorations on all other pages. Bound in green cloth, pastedown cover illustration by Harrison Fisher, gilt lettering. 11" x 10.25" Besides Harrison Fisher and Will… Read more
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cover of THE DECORATED LETTER FROM THE VIIITH TO THE XIITH CENTURY

THE DECORATED LETTER FROM THE VIIITH TO THE XIITH CENTURY

by Van Moe, Emile-A

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Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Paris: Editions du Chene, 1950. First Edition. Original Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Small folio. 120pp; illustrated throughout, including many tipped-in color plates. Bound in ivory boards, gilt cover title. In the illustrated dust wrapper, lightly chipped. 12.5" x 9.5"
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cover of LIVRES A FIGURES SUR BOIS DES XVe ET XVIe SIECLES

LIVRES A FIGURES SUR BOIS DES XVe ET XVIe SIECLES

by Belin, Theophile, publisher

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Published
1911
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Paris: Librairie Theophile Belin, 1911. First Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. pp: (iv) with errata, 197; illustrated throughout the text. Bound in blue cloth, gilt spine title; original wrappers bound in, the front one serving as the title-page, with small corner chips. 9.5" x 6.25" A priced catalogue of 582 titles illustrated from wood engravings.… Read more
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cover of BERTHOLD MAHN:  Extrait de la Revue Art et Decoration

BERTHOLD MAHN: Extrait de la Revue Art et Decoration

by Duhamel, Georges

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Published
1930
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Very Good
Edition
First Separate Edition
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Paris: Revue Art et Decoration, 1930. First Separate Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. Offprint, (12)pp; illustrated from Berthold Mahn paintings. Bound in plain tan wrappers. 11.5" x 8.5" This is a presentation copy with a three-line inscription inked on the title-page and signed by Berthold Mahn. [Interesting aside: Mahn was a camouflage artist… Read more
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cover of SOUVENIRS DU VIEUX-COLOMBIER:  55 Dessins Originaux precedes d'un texte de Jules Romains

SOUVENIRS DU VIEUX-COLOMBIER: 55 Dessins Originaux precedes d'un texte de Jules Romains

by Mahn, Berthold

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Published
1926
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£71.14

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Paris: Chez Claude Aveline, 1926. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. pp: xxii, 55 leaves illutrated on rectos only, (7) index, (3) publisher's ads, colophon. Bound in stiff wrappers, printed in red and black, glassine dust jacket chipped at spine ends. 9" x 7.5" #35 of 35 copies on velin de rives for the author and… Read more
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cover of WM. LEIGHTON LEITCH,  LANDSCAPE PAINTER.  A Memoir by A. Macgeorge

WM. LEIGHTON LEITCH, LANDSCAPE PAINTER. A Memoir by A. Macgeorge

by Macgeorge, Andrew

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Published
1884
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£54.40

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London: Blackie & Son, 1884. First Edition. Morocco. Very Good. 128pp; frontispiece portrait, 15 plates of woodcut views, tissue guards. Bound in navy morocco, gilt rules and lettering on spine and cover, gilt-decorated turn-ins, all edges gilt. Coated front endpaper starting at ends of hinge. 9.5" x 6.75"
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cover of CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF EARLY AMERICAN ENGRAVING UPON COPPER, 1727-1850:  with 296 Examples by 147 Different Engravers

CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF EARLY AMERICAN ENGRAVING UPON COPPER, 1727-1850: with 296 Examples by 147 Different Engravers

by Grolier Club

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Published
1908
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£37.66

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New York: Grolier Club, 1908. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. 100pp; frontispiece portrait. Bound in decorated tan wrappers; two tips chipped from rear cover. 7" x 4.25"
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cover of WHITTLING AND WOODCARVING  [signed]

WHITTLING AND WOODCARVING [signed]

by Tangerman, E.J.

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Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second printing
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New York: Whittlesey House, 1936. Second printing. Original Cloth. Very Good. pp: x, 293 with index; 434 illustrations from photographs. Bound in tan wove cloth, stamped in brown; spine mildly sunned. 9.25" x 6" Presentation copy: "May 10, 1937 / Best regards to Jack Reynolds--the 'almost' Navy officer. / E.J. Tangerman."
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cover of STAINING AND POLISHING:  Including Varnishing & Other Methods of Finishing Wood, with a Complete Index of Fifteen Hundred References

STAINING AND POLISHING: Including Varnishing & Other Methods of Finishing Wood, with a Complete Index of Fifteen Hundred References

by Brough, J.C.S.

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Published
1918
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1918. First Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. pp: (vi, 218) with index; occasional illustrations in the text. Bound in yellow cloth, spine and cover titles in red. Chapters include: Woods for Staining; French Polishing; Glazing; Inlaid Work; Stencilling on Wood and Ornamental Wood Staining; Varnishing; … Read more
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cover of ARTISTS AND ARABS;  OR, SKETCHING IN SUNSHINE.; With Numerous Illustrations

ARTISTS AND ARABS; OR, SKETCHING IN SUNSHINE.; With Numerous Illustrations

by Blackburn, Henry

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Published
1878
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£50.21

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Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1878. First Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. pp: 213, (3)publisher's ads; 14 illustrations on text stock, decorative chapter headpieces. Bound in brown cloth, decorated in black and gilt. 6" x 4.25"
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cover of DADA, SURREALISM AND THEIR HERITAGE

DADA, SURREALISM AND THEIR HERITAGE

by Rubin, William S.

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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NY: Museum of Modern Art, 1968. First Edition. Original Wrappers. Very Good. pp; 251, (1); 294 illus from photographs, a few in color. Coated red wrappers, lettered in black and white. Slight spotting of top edges, otherwise fine. 9.25" x 9"
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