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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]
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
[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
[Jugendstil- Insel Verlag] Die Geschichte von Kagsagsuk
Leipzig: Insel, 1914. First edition. Tall, narrow quarto (12 x 7 inches) Original publisher's black card paper wrappers, Japanese bound with black ties across spine in lattice fashion (i.e. bound as a book block with cord stitching), with superb illustrated covers. Number 88 of a Limited Edition of Only 200... (Item #3626)
Price: $1,750.00
[Jugendstil- Insel Verlag] Die Geschichte von Kagsagsuk
[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."
[Vienna Secession] Brigitte
12mo. Original publisher's limp vellum with superb Secessionist style gilt stamped covers comprising stylized flame motif, and designs surrounding lettering, illustrated endpapers with similar design motif. Leipzig., Poeschel & Trepte, ca. 1910. Exquisite Secessionist and Art Nouveau illustrations, one full-page illustration at end, vignettes and border designs in text. 32pp... (Item #3791)
Price: $1,750.00
[Vienna Secession] Brigitte
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.
[Ainsworth, William Harrison] Saint James's: or, The Court of Queen Anne
London: John Mortimer, 1844. First edition. Three volumes. Exquisitely bound in full wavy grain morocco by Bickers & Son, gilt ruled edges and devices at corners both covers, spine elaborately gilt with two morocco labels, gilt decorated dentelles. A total of nine superb illustrations by George Cruikshank, three in each... (Item #3041)
Price: $1,250.00
[Ainsworth, William Harrison] Saint James's: or, The Court of Queen Anne. William Harrison Ainsworth.
[Alken, Henry- Original Boards] Illustrations for Landscape Scenery
London: S. and J. Fuller, 1821. First edition. Oblong octavo. Scarce original boards with printed cover label giving title, author and price. 24 superb full-page hand-colored engraved plates most interleaved with tissue, by Henry Alken. Corners a trifle worn, rubbed and marked, one small paper repair to blank leaf near... (Item #4340)
Price: $1,850.00
[Alken, Henry- Original Boards] Illustrations for Landscape Scenery. Henry Alken.
[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.
[Austen, Jane- First Bentley Edition] Sense and Sensibility
London, Edinburgh, Dublin, Paris: Printed by A. & R. Spottiswoode for Richard Bentley (Late Colburn and Bentley); Bell and Bradfute; Cumming;; and Galignani, 18333. Original publisher's plum colored glazed linen boards, rebacked in cloth with paper label, new endleaves, untrimmed leaves. With engraved frontispiece and additional engraved title with vignette... (Item #4520)
Price: $2,500.00
[Austen, Jane- First Bentley Edition] Sense and Sensibility. Jane Austen.
[Austen, Jane] Mansfield Park. A Novel.
Belfast & London: Printed by Simms and McIntyre; Published for W. S. Orr and Co. Amen Corner, 1846. Original publisher's plum cloth with covers blocked in blind, spine blocked in blin and with gilt lettering. With a woodcut title for "The Parlour Novelist. A Series of Works of Fiction. By... (Item #4518)
Price: $1,750.00
[Austen, Jane] Mansfield Park. A Novel. Jane Austen.
[Austen, Jane] Sense and Sensibility. A Novel
London: H.G. Clarke and Co. 1844. Two volumes bound in one. Bound in contemporary or early dark green cloth, smooth spine lettered in gilt between gilt double fillets, glazed yellow endleaves, sprinkled edges.The first separate edition of "Sense and Sensibility" to be published after the expiration of the copyright in..... (Item #4521)
Price: $1,500.00
[Austen, Jane] Sense and Sensibility. A Novel. Jane Austen.
[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.
[Baum, L. Frank- Illus. Harry Kennedy] The Army Alphabet
Chicago: George M. Hill Company, 1900. First edition. Folio size lap book. Original blue cloth spine, color pictorial paper covered boards showing soldier on steed on front cover, rear cover with another soldier on a horse, blowing a trumpet. Color illustrations every page by Kennedy, headed by hand-lettered (in the... (Item #4376)
Price: $1,850.00
[Baum, L. Frank- Illus. Harry Kennedy] The Army Alphabet. L. Frank Baum.
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.
[Wiener Werkstatte] Die Sechzehnte Ehefreude: Eine Satire Auf Die Funfzehn Freuden Der Ehe [The 16th Joy of Marriage]
Wein: Dr. Rud. Ludwig, 1909. First edition thus. 12mo. Attractively bound by the Wiener Werkstatte with their stamp on front inner pastedown, in half parchment and marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettering on cover. #297 of 600 copies on Strathmore Japan. With frontispiece, title border and four text vignettes by... (Item #3593)
Price: $1,250.00
[Wiener Werkstatte] Die Sechzehnte Ehefreude: Eine Satire Auf Die Funfzehn Freuden Der Ehe [The 16th Joy of Marriage]. Franz Von Bayros.
[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.
[Seidmann-Freud, Tom] David the Dreamer, His Book of Dreams
Boston: The Atlantick Monthly Press, 1922. First edition. Oblong quarto. Original fine green buckram cloth with color pictorial insert on front cover, bold gilt lettering and designs. 67pp. Pictorial endpapers. Cover insert, decorative title page and 10 superb full-page color plates by Tom Seidmann-Freud (martha Gertrude), widely considered one of... (Item #3377)
Price: $2,500.00
[Seidmann-Freud, Tom] David the Dreamer, His Book of Dreams. Ralph Bergengren.
[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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