19th Century British Literature, Inscribed and Association Copies, Poetry,The Pre-Raphaelites, Belles Lettres
Featuring a stellar collection of over sixty fine bindings by English and American bookbinders, uncommon illustrated books, and a varied assortment of 19th Century American and British Literature, Children’s Books, Autograph Letters, and inscribed books.
Our Thirty-Year Anniversary Catalog featuring some stellar new arrivals: a collection of fine bindings including Chivers, Club Bindery, Cobden-Sanderson student, Guild of Women Binders, Hampstead Bindery, Kelliegram, Raparlier, Ramage, Riviere, Zahensdorf; first American Jane Austen’s in original boards; Burne-Jones’ Flower Book; five original watercolors by illustrator of Dick and Jane; finest copy of first issue Dickens’ Christmas Carol seen in years; fine set of Pooh Books; superb collection of Roycroft Press best, including two in full levant bindings; Bruce Rogers’ Lectern Bible (1/200); Christina Rossetti inscribed and ALS’s by Pre-Raphaelite founders; set of 13 watercolors by William Bell Scott; much, much more.
Presenting a fine assortment of new arrivals with some stunning & fine bindings by Katharine Adams, Sarah Prideaux, Club Bindery, Douglas Cockerell, Guild of Women Binders, Hampstead Bindery, Chivers, Ramage, Riviere, Sangorski & Sutcliffe and much more. As well, we are pleased to offer two excessively scarce Jane Austen titles: Mansfield Park, the First American in Original Boards, and Pride and Prejudice, the Second Edition in contemporary boards. You will also find a plethora of manuscripts here, autograph letters, holograph proof edits, association copies and many fine illustrated books.
Catalog 28 features 102 of our rarest examples of 19th Century English Literature and Poetry most of which are new arrivals and material from a couple separate collections.
Featuring nearly 500 items, many of which have not been on the market for decades, including a large collection of illustrated books containing wrappers and boxes and signed copies. As well, we offer a unique selection of fine bindings, English and American Literature from the 18th to 20th Centuries, 1890's & Art Nouveau, original art, autograph letters, and fine and rare children's books from many continents. Illustrated with over 200 separate color images.
Highlights include: a fine copy of Mary Shelley's first book in contemporary cloth, inscribed association copies by Pre-Raphaelites including D.G. Rossetti, to Swinburne, Kelmscott Press in Fazakerley binding, Dalziel's Bible Gallery (Burne-Jones, Millais, etc.), original art by Walter Crane and Heinrich Lefler, 1st of Kerckring's 17th Century anatomy classic and two early 18th Century anatomy classics full of folded engraved plates, Jugendstil rarities including Dehmel's Rumpumpel and Der Buntscheck, a nice run of Kerouac firsts including rare ephemera, fabulous association inscriptions by Jessie Willcox Smith, Violet Oakley and E.S. Green, Brandywine artists and much more.