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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.
[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
[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)
[Juvenile] Het Lichtbeelden-Theater
ca. 1895. (31 x 45 cm.).L Superb color pictorial paper covered thick cardboard box, two parts. Translated: "Light Sculptures Theater Edition cinema-play with the red seal denoting publisher. Ca. 1895. Complete with 10 superb colore images interchangably placed into a large hinged fold-out theater, and a weighted 'draw' for the... (Item #3451)
Price: $1,250.00
[Juvenile] Het Lichtbeelden-Theater
[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
Moveable] Frohliche Stunden
Quarto. Circa 1870's. A monumental German-printed movable in original cloth backed blue gilt paper covered boards with large full-size inserted color cover illustration. Fifteen superb color printed scenes with ornate and rather complicated moveable pieces controlled by one pull tab, with several hinge points on each movable entity (up to... (Item #3435)
Price: $2,250.00
Moveable] Frohliche Stunden
[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."
[Victoriana- Textile] "Fire! Fire! At Windsor Castle."
A wonderful period linen textile illustrated with scenes of the fine in the Prince of Wales' Tower, 1853, and produced probably dating to the 1860's. "Fire! Fire! At Windsor Castle. Destruction of the Private Apartments of the Queen and Prince Albert," a fine linen scarf illustration measuring 15 x 20... (Item #4426)
Price: $1,500.00
[Victoriana- Textile] "Fire! Fire! At Windsor Castle."
[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
[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.
[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.
[Alken, Henry] The Beauties and Defects in the Figure of the Horse...
London: S. & J. Fuller, [1816]. First edition. ALKEN, HENRY The Beauties and Defects in the Figure of the Horse... London: S. & J. Fuller, [1816]. First edition. Original boards, rebacked. 10 x 7 inches (25 x 17 cm); engraved title, 18 hand-colored plates with accompanying text. Boards very rubbed, the... (Item #4280)
Price: $1,250.00
[Alken, Henry] The Beauties and Defects in the Figure of the Horse. Henry Alken.
[Badnall, Richard] Zelinda; A Persian Tale
London: Whittaker, Treacher & Co. 1830. First edition. Bound in full contemporary wavy grain calf with bold gilt vine and blossom pattern on both covers and spine, beautiful crimson wavy silk endsheets. Inscribed by the author to his son, William Badnall. A fascinating and vanishingly scarce book of poetry by... (Item #1332)
Price: $1,500.00
[Badnall, Richard] Zelinda; A Persian Tale. Richard Badnall.
[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.


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