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Das Maerchen vom Sinn: Ein Mysterium by Lechter, Melchior

Berlin: Einhorn-Presse, 1927. Lechter, Melchior. Tall quarto. (24)pp. From an edition of 600 copies, this is one of only five printed on vellum and with text calligraphed by Melchior Lechter. In addition to writing the text, Lechter also designed the boo…

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$71,500.00


Tres Epistolae Platonis

(Berlin): Officina Serpentis, 1926. Folio. 45pp. From an edition of 340 copies, this is one of seven printed on vellum, with initials added by hand in gold by Hanns Thaddaus Hoyer. A stunning example of manuscript proficiency that highlights typographic …

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$60,500.00


Collection of primary works, broadsides, secondary works, and periodical contributions by Heaney, Seamus

2013. Contains 135 discrete volumes of the Irish Nobel Laureate's primary works of poetry and essays. These titles are represented in their first editions and subsequent issues (English and/or American), as well as some proofs and other variants. In addi…

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$60,500.00


Original painting: "Sailor's Farewell," together with autograph book by Kent, Rockwell

1935. Kent, Rockwell. Measuring 13 by 9 1/4 inches, this watercolor bears Kent's signature along with the inscription, "to his friend Charly Mortensen, 1935." Mortensen was the telegraph operator aboard the Hans Egede, the ship on which Kent made two of …

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$49,500.00


Comus: A Mask by Milton, John

Newtown: Gregynog Press, 1931. Hughes-Stanton, Blair. Octavo. (10), 25, (3)pp. From an edition of 250 copies, this is one of twenty-five printed on Japanese vellum and bound after a design by Blair Hughes-Stanton himself. It marks Hughes-Stanton's first …

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$44,000.00


Night Fall in the Ti-Tree by (Teague, Violet)

Melbourne: Sign of the Rabbit, 1905. Teague, Violet and Geraldine Rede. Small quarto. (32)pp. Extremely rare first edition. Illustrated with sixteen woodcut illustrations in the Japanese style, six of which are double-page spreads. All but four minor ill…

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$41,250.00


The Book of Gems: The Poets and Artists of Great Britain by Hall, Samuel Carter, ed

London: Saunders and Otley, 1836. Fazakerley of Liverpool. Three octavo vols. 304; 304; 304pp. Engraved titles with vignettes, as well as nearly 150 engravings throughout the set. A testament to British literature and artistry, with the poetic pillars of…

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$30,250.00


Men and Women by Browning, Robert

(London): Doves Press, 1908. Johnston, Edward. Two large octavo volumes. 192; 200pp. One of 250 copies. Printed in red and black by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson and Emery Walker. This collection of Browning's poems explores the many aspects of love between men…

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$27,500.00


The Gehenna Florilegium by Hecht, Anthony

(Rockport, ME): Gehenna Press, 1998. Baskin, Leonard. Folio. (65)pp. From an edition of fifty, this is one of ten deluxe copies, accompanied by a page of Hecht's manuscript, three watercolor drawings by Baskin, one of the original woodcut blocks, and a s…

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$22,000.00


Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, the Astronomer-Poet of Persia. Rendered in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with an Accompaniment of Drawings by Elihu Vedder by Khayyám, Omar

Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1884. Vedder, Elihu. First deluxe edition. One of 100 copies, printed on Japanese paper and signed by the artist, Elihu Vedder, on the limitation page. The fifty-seven Art-Nouveau illustrations, drawn in pencil, ink,…

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$16,500.00


Epistolas Ouidii: Cum commentariis Ubertini: Et epistolas Sabini poetae singularis: Ac epistolam Sapphos: Cum Domitio: Et opusculu[m] in Ibin: Cum [c]omentario eiusdem Domitii: singulaperoptime castigata lector candidissime bic inuenies by Ovid

(Bologna: Caligola Bazalieri, 1501. Quarto. (94)ff. This edition is based on the version published by Caligola Bazalieri's brother, Bazaliero Bazalieri, in July 1491. The text is Ovid's Heroides, a collection of imaginary letters written from ancient myt…

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$16,500.00


Decorating Paper: Pattern & Technique by Cohen, Claudia & Barbara Hodgson

(Vancouver): Heavenly Monkey, 2015. Cohen, Claudia. Two large quarto volumes. (55); (50)ff. From an edition of thirty-six copies, this is one of thirty, signed by the two authors. Binder Claudia Cohen and book designer Barbara Hodgson, makers of The Wund…

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$16,500.00


Architectural picture alphabet

Vienna: J. de Pian and L. Müller, 1842. Pian, Jean Baptiste de. Folio. (26)ff. Twenty-six color lithographs after Jean Baptiste de Pian, printed and finished by hand by the noted Viennese lithographers Leopold Müller, Johann Höfelich, and M. R. Toma. …

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$16,500.00


Ball Strike Count

1993. Gorey, Edward. Watercolor and ink on paper, measuring 7 by 6 inches. Matted and framed. This illustration appeared on page 21 of the July 19, 1993 issue of Sports Illustrated. The image served as the lead-in to the "Anniversary" section, and it dep…

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$13,750.00


The Culprit Fay by Drake, Joseph Rodman

Cambridge, UK: George Sproul; The University Press, 1902. Turner, Ross. Small quarto. (51)ff. From an edition of thirty copies comprising this installment in Sproul's St. Dunstan series, this is one of eighteen for sale in the United States. Signed by th…

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$13,750.00


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