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Book of Hours, Use of Rome

Hardcover. Good. Beautiful near-miniature 15th Century Book of Hours. 10.5 by 8.5 cm. 96 leaves of parchment. Illuminated Latin manuscript on parchment. Illustrated with twelve full page painted miniatures, with an additional 20 pages with elaborat...

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$30,000.00


Sketchbook by Oddie, Walter Meigs (1807 or 1808 - 1865) and Henry Meigs (1782-1861)

New York City, 1828. Hardcover. Cloth spine. Marbled pastedown on boards. Leather centerpiece label on front board.. Good. Original watercolors of rural Manhattan as it appeared in 1828. Among these, and captioned, are a farmhouse on Broadway and 8th ...

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$25,000.00


Three Albums of Monograms and Crests worked into Original Watercolors

Half Morocco, Pebbled Cloth. Very Good. N.d., 1870s or 1880s. English in original. Albums are each 35 by 29 cm. In total, 309 original artworks incorporating monograms, crests and very occasionally other die-cuts, these being the size of typical monog...

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$24,000.00


Nippon by Goro Kumada, editor. Ken Domon, Masao Horino, Ihei Kimura, Wanatabe Yoshio and other members of the Nihon Kobo

Tokyo: Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai (The Society for International Cultural Relations), 1937. First edition. Leporello. Hardcover boards, paper pastedown.. Very Good. The Japanese photobook equivalent of a Leni Riefenstahl movie! Deemed "arguably the high ...

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$19,500.00


[Caricatures of Gillray] by Gillray, James (1756-1815)

London and Edinburgh: John Miller and W. Blackwood. Full Straight-Grained Morocco. Near Fine. A spectacular assemblage of the master caricaturist's oeuvre! Politicians, fashion, actors and opera singers, ladies playing cards, sportsmen (skaters, hunter...

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$17,500.00


Fables Choisies Mises En Vers (4 Vols.) by La Fontaine, Jean De. Illustrated by Jean-Baptiste Oudry

Paris: Desaint et Saillant, 1755. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Oudry, Jean-Baptiste; 42 Engravers, Including Cochin, Tardieu, Prevost, Chedel, Lempereur, Etc.. Elephant Folio - over 15. 1755 - 1759. 4 volumes, 420 by 285 mm or 16.5 by 11 inche...

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$16,500.00


Costumes Militaires Français by Noirmont, Mrs. Dunoyer de and Alfred de Marbot, both authors and artists. Lithography by Andre and Gustave David

Paris and London, respectively : Clément; E. Gambart, 1860. First edition. Quarter Morocco. Marbled boards. Near FIne. A gorgeous, sweeping collection of historic French military costume plates, as comprehensive as imaginable, spanning 1439 to 1815,...

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$15,000.00


Vases Japonais by Beauvalet. Chevalier de Saint-Victor

Paris. Box. Very Good Plus. A suite of 23 dazzling color plates of Japanese vases produced with a novel "pochoir"-like process around 1840. Each measures 46.5 by 35.5 cm, and in a small cursive handwritten note on the title page, the prints are describ...

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$15,000.00


Curioser Spiegel, worinnen der ganze Lebenslauf des Menschen von der Kindheit bis zum Alter zu sehen, in Figuren, mit beygefugten ganz neuen kurzen Erklarungen vorgestellt.

Nurnberg: Verlag der Johann Andreas Endter. Endterischen Handlung, 1824. Neue Auflage. Half Cloth. Marbled Boards. Custom Cloth Box to house book. Tall folio, 34 by 21 cm. Title, followed by 41 hand-colored plates. This work was originally published...

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$15,000.00


The Visits of Constance (Three Albums) by Jardine, [Annette] Constance (1876 - 1963), compiler, writer, artist. Contributions by Charles Crombie, Henry J. Ford, etc

1898-1920. I: 25 by 31 cm, oblong, 58 pp. Covering years 1898 to 1901. II: 32 by 43 cm, oblong. Covering years 1902 to 1905. 61 pp. III: 33 by 43 cm, oblong. 60 pp. following by blank card leaves. Covers years 1907 to 1920s (latter part is mor...

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$15,000.00


Jeu de Massacre by Deltor, Fred [pseudonym for Frederico Antonio Carasso] (1899-1969). Preface by Henri Barbusse

Bruxelles: Les Editions Socialistes. First Edition. Folder. Paper pastedown on a heavy card stock. . Very Good. Signed by the artist on the front cover and dated 1928. (The album may have been issued in 1925, but bears no printed date.) 317 by 243 mm....

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$15,000.00


Eden: or, A Compleat Body of Gardening. Containing Plain and Familiar Directions for Raising the Several Useful Products of a Garden, Fruits, Roots, and Herbages; . . . by Hale, Thomas. John Hill

London: T. Osborne, T. Trye, S. Crowder, H. Woodgate, 1757. Second Edition. Half Morocco. Marbled paper pastedown. . Very Good. First edition, hand-colored version, of this landmark botanical survey. Folio. 42 by 26.5 cm. [2], iv, ii, 714 pp., plus...

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$15,000.00


Cartoons of the Great War. World War One Album of Colorful Cartoons and Caricatures, possibly by a P.O.W.

1914(?)-1915/6. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 22.5 by 18 cm. 270 pp., almost all with one or more colorfully painted cartoons and caricatures depicting the early part of World War One, beginning in 1914 and possibly all the way through 1915. The album w...

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$15,000.00


Heures a lusaige de Rome by Hardouyn, Germain

Paris: G. Hardouyn libraire jure de luniversite de Paris. Full Calf. Very Good. Miniature printed Book of Hours, with painted plates, and printed on vellum. 8.5 by 5.5 cm. 119 leaves. (235 of text following title page.) 15 paintings, including titl...

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$14,500.00


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