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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 gitl on... (Item #2327)
Price: $2,250.00
The Bible in Miniature, Or, A Concise History of the Old and New Testaments
[Juvenile- Scarce Title] Willem en Jakob eene kleine Vertelling voor Kinderen (William 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 frontispiece 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 (William 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
Moveable] Frˆhliche 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] Frˆhliche Stunden
Victorian Scrapbook
n.p. n.d. Half maroon polished calf, heavily gilt on spine, marbed endpapers. 100pp. 88 pages with t poems by Hemans, Buchanan, etc. written out in different styles (longhand, printing, etc.), sketches, wax seals, cut-out and mounted engravings, decoupage, maps, stickers. Quite a varied mix of medias. Some wear to tissue... (Item #2172)
Price: $1,250.00
Victorian Scrapbook
[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 Werkst‰tte- Small Collection of Ephemera] Including the Rose Signet design by Kolo Moser and Josef Hoffmann, Voucher and Entrance Ticket to Exhibitiion.
Offered here is a scarce and thoroughly dinstinctive contemporary Wiener Werkst‰tte 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 Werkst‰tte- Small Collection of Ephemera] Including the Rose Signet design by Kolo Moser and Josef Hoffmann, Voucher and Entrance Ticket to Exhibitiion.
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.
[Aesop] The Fables of Aesop, and Others: For the Improvement of Youth with Instructive Applications
London: J. M'Gowan, [1834]. First edition thus. Offered here are two separate volumes (each of which contains both volume 1 and volume 2 as called for) of this scarce 1834 edition of Aesop's Fables: London, Printed for J. M'Gowan and Sons. The first, (#2499a) is bound in contemporary brown marbled... (Item #3079)
Price: $1,750.00
[Aesop] The Fables of Aesop, and Others: For the Improvement of Youth with Instructive Applications. Aesop.
[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.
Poems
London: Chapman and Hall, 1850. First edition. Presentation Copy: "To Mrs. Ferguson from W. Alllingham," on front free endpaper. Mrs. Ferguson was the wife of Samuel Ferguson, noted Irish poet and most important Ulster poet of the 19th Century. Letters from Allingham to Samuel Ferguson are well documented. Bound in... (Item #2501)
Price: $2,250.00
Poems. William Allingham.
[Mattisse, Bonnard, Klee and others] VERVE. Nos. 5-6, 7 & 8
London: A. Zwemmer, 1939-1940. First edition. Large folios. Offered here is a small collection of three Verve, comprising No 5-6 in one volume, No. 7 and No. 8 in separate volumes (3 in all). No. 5-6 scarce and sought after number with superb cover by Aristided Maillol and lithographs by... (Item #377)
Price: $1,500.00
[Mattisse, Bonnard, Klee and others] VERVE. Nos. 5-6, 7 & 8. anon.
[Arnoux, Guy] 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] Tambours et Trompettes. Guy Arnoux.
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.
Poems
London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1846. First edition. Bound in wavy green calf, morocco onlays on spine, marbled endpapers. 165pp. All edges nicely marbled. Spine has been rebacked retaining a large part of the original binding, but leaving some unfilled spaces. An interesting presentation appears on the front free fly... (Item #2232)
Price: $2,250.00
Poems. Bronte Sisters, Currer Bell, Ellis, Acton.
[Burne-Jones, Edward- Florence Camm's Copy] Edward Burne-Jones, A Record and Review
London: George Bell and Sons, 1897. First edition. Thick folio. Original smooth wove beige cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Florence Camm's Copy, the noted artist and stained glass window designer, co-owner of Camm and Associates, one of the most prominent stained glass window companies early to mid... (Item #3668)
Price: $1,250.00
[Burne-Jones, Edward- Florence Camm's Copy] Edward Burne-Jones, A Record and Review. Malcolm Bell.
Fairy Tales: Sister Alenushka, Brother Ivanushka and White Duck
St. Petersburg: Expeditsii Zagotovlenya Gosudarstvennykh Bumag, 1903. First edition. Square 4to. Original color pictorial card wrappers. Eight exquisite chromolithographed illustrations (three full-page) by Ivan Bilibin, decorative borders printed in brown. Very good. (Item #2567)
Price: $1,150.00
Fairy Tales: Sister Alenushka, Brother Ivanushka and White Duck. Ivan Bilibin.
Marya Morevna
St. Petersburg: Expeditsii Zagotovlenya Gosudarstvennykh Bumag, 1903. First edition. Square 4to. Original color pictorial card wrappers. Eight exquisite chromolithographed illustrations (three full-page) by Ivan Bilibin, decorative borders printed in brown. Slight speckling to some illustrations, else very good. (Item #2565)
Price: $1,250.00
Marya Morevna. Ivan Bilibin.
The Greatest Plague of Life; or, The Adventures of a Lady in Search of a Good Servant.
London: T.C. Savill for David Bogue, 1847. First edition. Sumptuously bound by The Hampstead Bindery circa 1900 (signed in ink pallet front endleaf). Bound in full red goatskin with attractive Nouveau-style flowering stem and leaf and heart pattern extending from center to outward corners, on both covers. Six compartment spine... (Item #1865)
Price: $1,850.00
The Greatest Plague of Life; or, The Adventures of a Lady in Search of a Good Servant. Fine- Hampstead Bindery. Mayhew Binding, Henry.
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
Book-Lover's Almanac for the Year 1896. Fine- Riviere Binding.
The Parables of Our Lord
London: Longman & Company, 1847. First edition. 12mo. Superbly bound in full black impressed binding by Hayday. 31 chromolithographed full-page illustrations, chromo title page, text, borders and initials all by Noel Humphreys. A monumental production of this most notable and sought-after early Victorian landmark in book binding and color production... (Item #1267)
Price: $2,250.00
The Parables of Our Lord. Papier MachÈ Binding, Noel Humphreys.
[Binding, Fine- Dudley and Hodge, Bound for Copeland and Day by ] Esther and the Love Sonnets of Proteus
Boston: Copeland and Day, 1895. First edition. Specially and exquisitely bound by Dudley and Hodge for Copeland and Day in full crimson crushed morocco with all-over parallel gilt-stippled lines interrupted by leaf and blossom pattern on both covers and spine, attractive gilt dentelles. Gilt rules along edges of morocco boards... (Item #3393)
Price: $2,250.00
[Binding, Fine- Dudley and Hodge, Bound for Copeland and Day by ] Esther and the Love Sonnets of Proteus. Wilfrid Scawen Blunt.
[Borglum, Gutzon] Exhibition of Sculpture- Signed by Borglum
New York: De Vinne Press for Gutzon Borglum, 1914. First edition. Beautifully bound in Roycroft Bindery style in three-quarter brown crushed morocco with back ruling and gilt dots, elaborate Roycroft-style signature spine. The rare exhibition monograph, signed by the famed sculptor below his photograph on p. 41: "Sincerely yours, Gutzon... (Item #2931)
Price: $1,750.00
[Borglum, Gutzon] Exhibition of Sculpture- Signed by Borglum. Gutzon Borglum.


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