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[Thirty-One Albums of Original Prints of Photographs, Representing Kent's Personal Archive of Images of His Excursions to Greenland, Alaska, Denmark, Puerto Rico, the American Southwest, Monhegan Island, of His Honeymoon in New Hampshire and of His Home, Asgaard] by Kent, Rockwell

[Various Places], 1960. Thirty-one 7.5" x 6" leatherette albums categorized and identified by spine labels, captioned in ink in Kent's hand, containing 1125 individual original matte and glossy black & white 7" x 5" gelatin silver prints. Slight surface ...

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$195,000.00


[Title in Greek] ... EURIPIDIS TRAGŒDIÆ SEPTENDECIM, EX QUIB QUÆDAM HABENT COMMENTARIA ... by Euripides

Venetiis: Apvd Aldvm, 1503. Two volumes bound in one. [268;190] leaves. Thick octavo (165 x 98 mm). Full red morocco, spine heavily gilt extra, gilt Aldine anchor device on each board, a.e.g. (unsigned). Italic (preface) and Greek letter. Aldine anchor d...

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$40,000.00


THE HOLY OFFICE [caption title] by Joyce, James

[Pola, Yugoslavia: Privately Printed for the Author, 1905. Quarto broadsheet (288 x 220 mm). Printed in double columns on recto only. Small rust marks in top margin above title, upper left corner slightly creased and dust -shaded, pencil tip-size chip fr...

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$37,500.00


SELECTED POEMS LYRICAL AND NARRATIVE by Yeats, William Butler

London: Macmillan and Co., 1929. Blue cloth, elaborately stamped in blind, title lettered in gilt, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Portrait vignette on title. Light foxing at edges, a few spots of marginal soiling, cloth a trifle rubbed and faintly soiled, but...

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$35,000.00


THE CELTIC TWILIGHT by Yeats, William Butler

London: A.H. Bullen, 1902. Blue cloth, elaborately stamped in gilt after a design by Althea Gyles, untrimmed. Edges and endsheets moderately foxed, light rubbing to extremities, else very good. First printing of the revised and enlarged edition, in the p...

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$35,000.00


TALES OF THE GROTESQUE AND ARABESQUE by Poe, Edgar Allan

Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1840. Two volumes. 243,[1];iv,[4],[5]-228pp. 12mo. Original publisher's plum muslin, printed spine labels. Spines sunned and labels a bit rubbed, small nick at fore-edge of lower board of vol. II, loss (8mm at its deepest...

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$35,000.00


THE WRITINGS OF MARK TWAIN AUTOGRAPH EDITION by [ Clemens, Samuel L.]: " Twain, Mark

Hartford: American Publishing Co., 1907. Twenty-five volumes. Octavo. Publisher's three quarter olive brown morocco and marbled boards, raised bands, lettered in gilt, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Portraits and plates. A number of the spines are characteris...

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$30,000.00


THE UNICORN FROM THE STARS AND OTHER PLAYS by Yeats, William Butler, and Lady Augusta Gregory

New York: The Macmillan Co., 1908. Blue cloth, spine elaborately gilt after a design by Althea Gyles, t.e.g., fore-edges rough-trimmed, lower edges untrimmed. Fore- edge foxed lightly, a few minor spots to lower board, otherwise fine. First edition (afte...

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$30,000.00


[Title in Greek:] SOPHOCLIS TRAGAEDIAE SEPTEM CVM COMMENTARIIS by Sophocles

[Venetiis: in Aldi Romani Academia mense, 1502. [196] leaves. Octavo. Full 19th century straight grain red morocco, elaborately gilt extra, a.e.g. Greek letter. Aldine anchor on verso of terminal leaf. Bookplate of Henry Labouchere, 1st Baron Taunton (17...

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$30,000.00


THE HOUR-GLASS, CATHLEEN NI HOULIHAN, THE POT OF BROTH: BEING VOLUME TWO OF PLAYS FOR AN IRISH THEATRE by Yeats, William Butler

London: A.H. Bullen, 1904. Green cloth, grey boards, paper spine label. Foxing early and late, a few small spots to boards, else a very good copy. First British edition. Lady Gregory's copy, with her bookplate. Inscribed: "Lady Gregory from [deletion] W...

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$27,500.00


IDEAS OF GOOD AND EVIL by Yeats, William Butler

London: A.H. Bullen, 1903. Green cloth and boards, paper spine label, edges rough-trimmed. Edges and end leaves foxed, lower corner bumped, a couple of scratches to label, else very good. First edition, British issue. One of 970 copies, from a total edi...

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$27,500.00


TRÈS JOAN" [Original Etching] by Miro, Joan

[Barcelona?], 1979. Original etching with aquatint and intaglio, printed in colors on paper. 53 x 106.5cm (20.9 x 41.9 inches), with full margins. Fine. An hors commerce copy, signed in pencil in the lower right margin and denoted "H.C." at the lower lef...

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$25,000.00


THE CUTTING OF AN AGATE by Yeats, William Butler

London: Macmillan and Co., 1919. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt after a design by T. Sturge Moore, edges rough-trimmed. Modest foxing to endleaves and edges, else near fine. First British edition, with additions to the text of the 1912 New York edition, but...

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$25,000.00


LE TERZE RIME [DIVINIA COMMEDIA] by Dante Alighieri

[Venetiis: in Aedib Aldi, 1502. [252] leaves. a-z8, A-G8, H4. Small octavo. Full green French morocco, raised bands, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g. Set in Italic. Aldine anchor on colophon. One raised band nicked, careful sympathetic restoration of upper ...

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$25,000.00


THE HOUR-GLASS. CATHLEEN NI HOULIHAN, THE POT OF BROTH: BEING VOLUME TWO OF PLAYS FOR AN IRISH THEATRE by Yeats, William Butler

London: A.H. Bullen, 1904. Cloth backed boards, paper spine label, edges untrimmed. Spine label darkened and soiled, minor soiling to edges, a trace of foxing to endsheets, but a very good copy. Half morocco slipcase. First British edition. An important ...

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$20,000.00


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