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.
Featuring predominantly newly acquired items sure to please. Catalogue 25 contains a wide variety of rare books from a diverse span of history featuring fine bindings and illustrated books, scarce children's books, 19th century literature and one-of-a-kind offerings in many different genres from the 18th to 20th Centuries. We think this is our best to date, so please take some time and enjoy!
Featuring Birds of America (8vol, 1870, last octavo edition, full morocco); rare and interesting 19th and 20th century children's books including a large group of German children's books from Jugendstil period; English and American literature; 36 original Dick and Jane watercolor paintings; original paintings by various Brandywine illustrators;, Douglas Cockerell binding, Guild of Women Binders; Walter Crane drawings including mockup for First of May, autograph letters, 1890's, Pre-Raphaelites and much much more.
200 newly acquired items, first time catalogued from all categories including Children's and Illustrated, Fine Bindings, 1890's Press Books, Pre-Raphaelites and more
(Pictured to left: Binding designed by Douglas Cockerell). Offered here is a subset of Catalog 21 featuring Pre-Raphaelite poets and artists, 1890's belles lettres including poetry and illustration, press books of the late 19th century, and Victorian illustration, decorative bindings, poetry and design.