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[Barbier, Georges- Original Gouache Watercolor]
Offered here is a nice octavo size gouche watercolor of classic woman looking at herself in a tambourine-shaped mirror, measuring 10 x 8 inches and executed on brown card paper, signed lower left, G. Barbier. Attractive composition with Barbier's popular flowing garment designs, delicate line and subtle coloration. Provenance: Drouot... (Item #3847)
Price: $1,750.00
[Barbier, Georges- Original Gouache Watercolor]
[Baskett Imprint- with Fore-edge Painting] The Book of Common Prayer... etc.
University of Oxford: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1716. Sueprb 18th Century full black wavy grain calf with ornate gilt borders on both covers and spine. AEG. Together with The Whole Book of Psalms (as found) London, Stephen Gilbert, 1716. Printed in red and... (Item #3928)
Price: $2,250.00
[Baskett Imprint- with Fore-edge Painting] The Book of Common Prayer... etc.
The Bible in Miniature, Or, A Concise History of the Old and New Testaments
London: E. Newbery, 1780. First Newbery Editioin. Very finely bound miniature Bible (1 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches; 3/4 inches thick). Bound in fine red crushed morocco with elaborate gilt flourishes, vine and cornucopia motif with central green morocco onlay in with initials JHS (i.e. Christogram) etc. in gilt on... (Item #2327)
Price: $2,250.00
The Bible in Miniature, Or, A Concise History of the Old and New Testaments
[Binding, Fine- Early 17th Century Embroidered Binding] The Psalter or Psalmes of David [bound with] The Whole Booke of Psalmes
London: Printed for the Companie of Stationers, 1615; 1628. 24mo. Superb contemporary embroidered binding, woven with braids of silver threads patterned on both covers and spine, over embroidered oink, yellow and blue flower petals, over calf boards, with gauffered edges. Binding worn and reapplied to boards, but original and contemporary... (Item #3913)
Price: $2,250.00
[Binding, Fine- Early 17th Century Embroidered Binding] The Psalter or Psalmes of David [bound with] The Whole Booke of Psalmes
[Binding, Fine- R. W. Smith Presentation] The New Testament of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, 1864. First edition. Large, thick quarto, sumptuously bound in full, black crushed morocco, gilt lettering on spine with lavish full red morocco doublures surrounded by black morocco and the two intricately adorned with flowing gilt designs. On the front doublure, in gilt, is... (Item #3198)
Price: $2,500.00
[Binding, Fine- R. W. Smith Presentation] The New Testament of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
[Binding, Fine- Riviere] Book-Lover's Almanac for the Year 1896
New York: Duprat & Co, The De Vinne Press, 1895. First edition. Superbly bound by Riviere in full chestnut brown crushed morocco with elegant Nouveau stylized gilt flower sprays, stems and leaves covering much of both covers, gilt stippling and ruling, similar motif on spine. Limited Edition of only 100... (Item #2506)
Price: $2,250.00
[Binding, Fine- Riviere] Book-Lover's Almanac for the Year 1896
[Copeland and Day- Fine Binding: Marian Lane] This is of Aucassin and Nicolette
Boston: Copeland & Day, 1897. First edition thus. 12mo. Superb binding by Marian Lane [signed in gilt pallet rear dentelle, "Marian Lane," in full blue crushed morocco with central double gilt ruling and lettering surrounded by leaf and blossom design on both covers, gilt ruled raised bands on spine, similar... (Item #2151)
Price: $2,250.00
[Copeland and Day- Fine Binding: Marian Lane] This is of Aucassin and Nicolette
[Juvenile- Scarce Title] Willem en Jakob eene kleine Vertelling voor Kinderen (Wiliiam and Jacob, a Small Tale for Children)
Amsterdam: Hendrik Frijlink, (1828). First edition thus. Oblong 12mo. Original pages complete with blank wrappers comprising the versos of the frontispiec and the last woodcut illustration. 12pp. Nine exquisite full-page hand-colored woodcut engravings. Exceedingly scarce, PiCarta mentions the title, but no copies found. Extremely well-preserved, near fine. (Item #3430)
Price: $1,250.00
[Juvenile- Scarce Title] Willem en Jakob eene kleine Vertelling voor Kinderen (Wiliiam and Jacob, a Small Tale for Children)
[Loffler, Bertold] Festschrift zur 74. Versammlung Deutscher Naturforscher und Arzte
Karlsbad: Gewidmet von Der Stadt Karlsbad, 1902. First edition. Very thick quarto. Light blue linen cloth with superb gitl-stampedArt Nouveau design by Bertold Loffler. Full-page color title-page, and full-page chapter frontispiece headings in black and white throughout by Loffler, a central figure in the Vienna Succession, and chief pupil of... (Item #3346)
Price: $1,250.00
[Loffler, Bertold] Festschrift zur 74. Versammlung Deutscher Naturforscher und Arzte
[Mosher Press- Original Printed Cover, Unused] The Book of Ecclesiastes
Offered here is an original folio size sheet (14 x 11 inches) on heavy coated beige paper for the cover of the Mosher Press book, The Book of Ecclesiastes. Mosher took the design from Lucien's Pissarro's decorative cover for "The Book of Ruth and Esther," published by the Eragny Press... (Item #3367)
Price: $1,250.00
[Mosher Press- Original Printed Cover, Unused] The Book of Ecclesiastes
[Stained Glass Watercolor Design] Set of Four Watercolor Designs for Stained Glass Windows from noted Lancaster Firm, "Abbott & Co."
Ca. 1890-1910. A fine set of four original watercolor designs for stained glass windows from the firm of Abbot & Co, St. Johns Studio, Lancaster and London, and likely the work of either Charles Elliot or Robert Ashmead. 1) "Design: 20375," A large, two-panel design featuring King David (10 1/2... (Item #4283)
Price: $2,250.00
[Stained Glass Watercolor Design] Set of Four Watercolor Designs for Stained Glass Windows from noted Lancaster Firm, "Abbott & Co."
[Vogeler, Heinrich] An Uncut Bookplate of Ida Perutz, designed by Vogeler and Hand-Initialed
Superb bookplate designed by Heinrich Vogeler and initialed in the plate, as well as in pencil by Vogeler beneath the image. Printed on its large sheet (Japan Vellum) meauring 6 x 8 inches; the impressed image measures slightly smaller than 3 x 3 inches. A wonderful image, designed for Ida... (Item #3627)
Price: $1,250.00
[Vogeler, Heinrich] An Uncut Bookplate of Ida Perutz, designed by Vogeler and Hand-Initialed
[Wiener Werkstatte- Small Collection of Ephemera] Including the Rose Signet design by Kolo Moser and Josef Hoffmann, Voucher and Entrance Ticket to Exhibition.
Offered here is a scarce and thoroughly distinctive contemporary Wiener Werkstatte ephemera, all in fine condition. Vienna, 1905-1928. I. Rose Signet. Double-color printing. About 1905. 19.5: 28.5 cm. Designed by Kolo Moser and Josef Hoffmann. The signet repeated in 108 fields on one arc. Since 1903/04, the Rosensignet was the registered... (Item #3639)
Price: $2,250.00
[Wiener Werkstatte- Small Collection of Ephemera] Including the Rose Signet design by Kolo Moser and Josef Hoffmann, Voucher and Entrance Ticket to Exhibition.
De Imitatione Christi
Amstelodami: Ex Officina Elzerviriana, ca. 1680. 16mo. Finely bound in early polished calf with concentric gilt ruled lines on both covers, spine with five raised bands and nicely gilt floral motif in five panels. 261pp. Finely engraved full page title with angels and cherubs. A.E.G. Very nice copy of an... (Item #1983)
Price: $1,500.00
De Imitatione Christi. Thomas 'A Kempis.
[Marygold Bindery] La Commedia.
London: Methuen & Co. 1900. Superbly bound by the Marygold Bindery (Cambridge) by Miss Rosamond Philpott, in deep red crushed morocco in 1908 (signed in gilt top ("Marygold Binder") and bottom ("1908") of rear dentelles. Attractive Arts & Crafts design in gilt on both covers composed of broad gilt leaf... (Item #3572)
Price: $1,250.00
[Marygold Bindery] La Commedia. Dante Alighieri, trans Paget Toynbee.
[Alken, Henry] Illustrations for Landscape Scenery
London: S. and J. Fuller, 1821. First edition. Contemporary or publisherís boards, with printed label. 8 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches; title, 24 exquisite hand-colored engraved plates, most interleaved with tissue. Corners slightly worn, rubbed and marked. From the Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson. (Item #4279)
Price: $2,250.00
[Alken, Henry] Illustrations for Landscape Scenery. Henry Alken.
[Alken, Henry] The National Sports of Great Britain
London: Printed for Thomas M'Lean, Haymarket, 1825. Quarto size. Original red-brown cloth with superb embossed design pattern on both covers and spine, gilt lettering on cove.r 50 exqusite soft-ground etchings by and after Alken. Very occasional spotting or soiling, cloth expertly repaired at head and foot. Preserved in modern red... (Item #3873)
Price: $1,250.00
[Alken, Henry] The National Sports of Great Britain. Henry Alken.
[Arnoux, Guy- Illus] Tambours et Trompettes
Paris: Devambez, editeur. First edition. n.d. (ca. 1918). Huge folio (13 x 17 inches) suite of ten superbly colored full-page illustrations loose, as issued, and a full-color illustrated title page by note French illustrator Guy Arnoux. Original color pictorial folding covers with ribbon ties. Limited to 475 numbered copies (#218)... (Item #27)
Price: $2,500.00
[Arnoux, Guy- Illus] Tambours et Trompettes. Guy Illus Arnoux.
[Binding, Fine- Zaehnsdorf] A Heifer of the Dawn
London: James Parker and Co. 1904. First edition. Sumptuously bound by Zahensdorf in 1904, signed with gilt bookbinder's pallete on lower front dentelle: "Bound by Zaehnsdorf 1904," and further with the Zaehnsdorf "Exhibition" seal stamped into the lower portion of the rear silk pastedown. A magnificent period binding by Zaehnsdorf... (Item #2000)
Price: $2,250.00
[Binding, Fine- Zaehnsdorf] A Heifer of the Dawn. F. W. Bain.
[Philosopher Press] A Strange Experiment
Wausau: Van Vechten & Ellis, The Philosopher Press, 1897. First edition. 12mo. Illustrated card wrappers. Exceedingly scarce true first title of the Philosopher Press, NOT IN RANSOM. Art Nouveau-style cover design by Gardner C. Teall. Importantly inscribed on first page by co-publisher Ellis to the owner of the book, famed... (Item #2953)
Price: $1,250.00
[Philosopher Press] A Strange Experiment. Laura Cooke Barker.
Marvelous Land of Oz
Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co, 1904. First edition. Original red cloth with pictorial cover stamped in sliver, black blue and green. Sixteen full page color plates by John R. Neil as well as many line drawings in the text throughout. 287pp. Illustrated endpapers. First edition, second binding state and... (Item #2511)
Price: $2,250.00
Marvelous Land of Oz. L. Frank Baum.
[Beardsley, Aubrey] "La Dame aux Camelias," Printer's Proof
4 1/2 x 7 inches. Famous lithograph image of "La Dame aux Camelias," by Aubrey Beardsley. A framed and matted original printer's proof with remnants of Heritage Gallery on verso verifying as Printer's Proof from a representative of the British Museum. As well, stated at lower right of image, "there... (Item #3548)
Price: $1,250.00
[Beardsley, Aubrey] "La Dame aux Camelias," Printer's Proof. Aubrey Beardsley.
[Behrens, Peter] Feste Des Lebens Und der Kunst
Leipzig: Eugen Diederichs, 1900. First edition. Original exquisite pictorial paper covered boards with gold spine and gold highlighted cover design of stylized flowers in two planters extending all the way up the front cover on both sides, by Behrens. A gorgeous and delicately printed book typifying Behrens' genius, printed in... (Item #3635)
Price: $1,850.00
[Behrens, Peter] Feste Des Lebens Und der Kunst. Peter Behrens.
[Burne-Jones, Edward] Edward Burne-Jones, A Record and Review
London & New York: George Bell and Sons, 1892. First edition. Thick folio. Smooth wove beige cloth with brown crushed morocco label on spine, gilt letter. A mammoth work recording much if not all of Edward Burne-Jones life work, replete with high-quality reproductiions of Edward Burne-Jones oeuvre of art and... (Item #4199)
Price: $1,500.00
[Burne-Jones, Edward] Edward Burne-Jones, A Record and Review. Malcolm Bell.
[Beskow, Elsa] Hanschens Skifahrt
Munich: Georg W. Dietrich, [1908]. First edition. 4to. Original color pictorial paper covered boards, blue cloth spine. Olive green pictorial endpapers. Illustrated title, and first page and thirteen stunning full-page color illustrations by Elsa Beskow as well as half-page line drawings by Beskow throughout. One of Beskow's more alluring illustrated... (Item #2491)
Price: $1,250.00
[Beskow, Elsa] Hanschens Skifahrt. Elsa Beskow.


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