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POSTERS by De Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri

New York: The Beechhurst Press, 1951. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION 1951 Stated. Portfolio: Printed D.J. very good with light soiling. Glassine jacket in poor shape with tatters and tears. Interior near fine with 10 fabulous reproduction posters of De Toulou...

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Browning, Robert

London: George Routledge and Sons Ltd, 1888. [1888] Orange illustrated boards with 1-2 inch scraping to top of paper on upper board. Back board has illustration and a 1/4 " scraping to top edge. The first 20 pages are text of the story. Every pa...

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Little Guzzy (author of Helen's Babies) by Habberton, John

G.W. Carlton , 1878. Rust blindstamped boards with gold gilt printing to spine. Light rubbing and corner wear. Very tight. Clean, unmarked pages. Illustrations throughout. 402 pages. Always happy to send you detailed photographs. Very rare.. 1st Edit...

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Fairy Flowers by Newman, Isidora

New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1926. Decorated boards in mauve green with black background. Spine cover is green with gold gilt printing. Beautiful owner's inscription. 15 tipped in COLOUR PLATES including Frontispiece. Also, b/w illustrations...

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The "Characters" of Jean De La Bruyere by La Bruyere

Scribner & Welford John C. Nimmo, 1885. Newly rendered into english by Henri Van Laun. With an introduction, a Biographical Memoir and notes. Illustrated with twenty-four etchings. B/W Frontpiece. Three hundred copies of this book printed for Engl...

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The Legendary History of the Cross by Ashton, John

New York: A.C. Armstrong & Son, 1887. Title page stages: The Legendary History of the Cross; A series of sixty-four woodcuts from a dutch book published by Veldener, A.D. 1483. Preface by S. Baring Gould, M.A. Limited: COPY NO: 169. Illustrated cove...

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The INFANT'S BOOK by Marsh, Richard

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 wonde...

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Christmas Tyde by Attributed To Coleridge, Sarah; Daughter To Coleridge Samuel

London: William Pickering, 1849. Green blindstamped decorated boards with Gold gilt title to spine and upper board. Each page is bordered around text. Light foxing limited to last couple of pages in book. Always happy to send detailed photographs. Lov...

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The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book by Rackham, Arthur

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1933. Rose boards with an owl, a witch and a cat? in white. Black printing. Illustrated endpapers. Soil and a little edgewear. No date. (1933) Beautiful color frontpiece by Rackham plus seven other full page won...

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Hounds and Hunting Through the Ages (SPECIMEN BOOKLET) by Thomas, Joseph B

New York: The Derrydale Press THIS IS A SPECIMEN BOOKLET. Front cover states:" Hounds and Hunting through the ages by Joseph B. Thomas, M.F. H. with a foreword by the Earl of Lonsdale. An important American Book on the chase, fully illustrated, an...

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CHRISTMAS WITH THE POETS. A Collection of Songs, Carols and Descriptive Verses, Relating to the Festival of Christmas, from the Anglo Norman Period to the present Time

Ward, Lock & Tyler, 1869. Stated Fifth Edition. Embellished with 53 tinted illus. by Birket Foster & with initial letters & other ornament, each page with a double gilt ruled frame. Gold & colourprinted title page with hand colouring . O...

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New York: Moffat, Yard & Company, 1909. Dark blue boards with illustrations of 5 Sants in each corner in gold gilt and red. Many plates throughout. PRESENTATION COPY: to "Henry B. Kane, With the compliments of the season and of Henry Collins W...

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JAPAN (Sections XIII and XIV)

1898. Tan cover with burgandy design and backstrip. 13 & 14 (Two volumes of a 15 volume set). If you would like just one, I can split them up, just let me know. Always happy to send detailed photographs. Light soling and some small chips and tears ...

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Vermeer De Delft by Vermeer

La Galerie De La Pleiade, 1952. Many tipped in plates by Vermeer. Text by Proust. 128 pages plus index. Happy to send detailed photographs. Absolutely beautiful!!. Stiff Wraps. Very Good/Very Good. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. ...

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Plantation Pageants by Harris, Joel Chandler

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1899. This is the author of "UNCLE REMUS" Beautiful blue boards with illustration and gold gilt printing. Upper board bordred in Black rule. Black printing to spine. B/W illustrated frontpiece w...

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