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[Binding, Fine- Knickerbocker Press] Ulysses, A Drama in a Prologue & Three Acts
NY & London: Macmillan Company, 1902. First edition. Attractively bound by the The Knickerbocker Press, at G.P. Putnam & Sons, with both credits given in pallets at front and rear dentelles, consisting of fine crushed olive green morocco with central Art Nouveau stylized stem, leaf and flower design, on both... (Item #4500)
Price: $2,250.00
[Binding, Fine- Knickerbocker Press] Ulysses, A Drama in a Prologue & Three Acts. Stephen Phillips.
[Binding, Fine- Miss Marshall and Edith Gedye] Paolo & Francesca
London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1900. First edition thus. Superbly bound by Miss M. Marshall and Edith J. Gedye in full tan polished calf with all-over stylized gilt vine and blossom pattern surrounded by concentric rectangular gilt ruling and stippled solid spheres on both covers, five raised bands with... (Item #3396)
Price: $2,500.00
[Binding, Fine- Miss Marshall and Edith Gedye] Paolo & Francesca. Stephen Phillips.
[Potter, Beatrix] The Pie & the Patty-Pan
London and New York: Frederick Warne & Co. 1905. First edition. Original maroon paper covered boards with color cover insert of cat, lettering on cover and white impressed in white. Ten superb color plates by Potter. Corners slightly bumped, occasional very sight soiling, else very good, clean and tight copy... (Item #2325)
Price: $1,250.00
[Potter, Beatrix] The Pie & the Patty-Pan. Beatrix Potter.
[Potter, Beatrix] The Tale of Benjamin Bunny
London: Frederick Warne and Co. 1904. First edition. First Issue. Original gray paper covered boards with central color pictorial oval insert on cover, lettering in dark green on cover and spine. Color pictorial endpapers, frontispiece and 26 full-page color illustrations by Potter. Has both first edition, first issue points: "muffatees"... (Item #2966)
Price: $1,500.00
[Potter, Beatrix] The Tale of Benjamin Bunny. Beatrix Potter.
[Prang Printing] Baby's Lullaby Book. Mother Songs
Boston: Prang & Company, 1888. First edition. Folio. Silk over boards stamped in brown, silver, pink and green design. 16 delightful full-color plates by W.L. Taylor. In scarce original printed dust jacket. These illustrations are truly marvelous, and the entire production is of very high quality, typical of Prang publishing... (Item #15)
Price: $1,850.00
[Prang Printing] Baby's Lullaby Book. Mother Songs. Charles Stuart Pratt.
[Jugendstil Classic- Preissig] Byl Jeden Domecek
Prague: Dedictvi Komenskeho, [1905]. First edition. Bound in the original scarce pictorial card wrappers (gray/beige with light blue design by Preissig. Twelve superb full-page color zincographs by Preissig, the renowned Czech typographer, printmaker, designer, illustrator and teacher. Very rare first edition, seldom found in the wrappers, of the famous Czech... (Item #3633)
Price: $1,200.00
[Jugendstil Classic- Preissig] Byl Jeden Domecek. Kreslil Vojtech Preissig.
[Poster Design Classic] Poster Design, A Critical Study, etc.
New York: George W. Bricke, 1922. Second edition. Thick quarto. Original publisher's red buckram cloth with printed pictorial label on cover and gilt lettered spine. The more desirable New and Enlarged Edition containing 33 more color plates than the first edition (1913). 65 superb color illustrations and 150 monotone plates... (Item #3102)
Price: $1,750.00
[Poster Design Classic] Poster Design, A Critical Study, etc. Charles Matlack Price.
[Raffalovich, Marc Andre] Autograph Letter Signed
Petersfield, Hants: January 25, 1929. 2pp. on one sheet. 9 Whitehouse Terrace, Edinburgh stationary, but actually sent from Petersfield. A fascinating two-page letter to "Mr. Burdett," Osbert Burdett (1885-1936) English author, saying, "I telephoned to Fr. Gray [John Gray] you were pleased to have had "The Long Road" and he... (Item #2878)
Price: $2,250.00
[Raffalovich, Marc Andre] Autograph Letter Signed. Marc Andre Raffalovich.
[Rhead, Louis] Original Printed Color Poster for the Century Magazine, Christmas Number, 1894
Stunning original printed color lithographed poster by Louis Rhead for The Century Magazine Christmas Number (1894), depicting the profile of an Art Nouveau stylized woman holding a peacock on a platter while wearing a matching pattern dress. Printed by The Century Co. Sight size 19" x 13",Frame 25" x 19... (Item #4392)
Price: $1,725.00
[Rhead, Louis] Original Printed Color Poster for the Century Magazine, Christmas Number, 1894. Louis Rhead.
[Ricketts, Charles- Fabulous Association Copy] Poems Dramatic and Lyrical
London: Elkin Mathews and John Lane, 1893. First edition. Original green cloth with elaborate all-over gilt-stamped design on both covers and spine, by Ricketts. A marvelous Association Copy, INSCRIBED BY RICKETTS ON FRONT FREE FLY TO VIVIAN FORBES (1891-1937), English soldier, painter and poet in the early 20th century, known... (Item #4247)
Price: $1,850.00
[Ricketts, Charles- Fabulous Association Copy] Poems Dramatic and Lyrical. Charles Ricketts, Lord de Tabley.
[Fore-Edge Painting] The Metrical Miscellany: Consisting Chiefly of Poems Hitherto Unpublished
London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1803. 8vo, Bound in full wavy grain morocco with gilt borders. Superb double fore-edge painting of two old Mediterranean townscapes by DON NOBLE, acclaimed mentor of Martin Frost. (Item #37)
Price: $1,500.00
[Fore-Edge Painting] The Metrical Miscellany: Consisting Chiefly of Poems Hitherto Unpublished. Maria Woodley Riddell.
[Wyeth, N. C. Trending into Maine [Ltd., Signed N. C. Wyeth in glassine and slipcase]
Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1938. First edition. Limited to 1075 Numbered and Signed Copies (#837), Signed by both Roberts and Wyeth. Original light blue slipcase with printed label, original glassine dust wrapper. Color illustrated endpapers and 15 gorgeous color plates by N. C. Wyeth. This copy lacks extra suite... (Item #1143)
Price: $1,250.00
[Wyeth, N. C. Trending into Maine [Ltd., Signed N. C. Wyeth in glassine and slipcase]. Kenneth Roberts.
[Rogers, Samuel- Presentation Copy with Poem Fragment] Poems
London: T. Cadell, 1836. Two volumes, bound similarly in full maroon calf with gilt vignette of urns on covers, AEG. Presentation Copy, inscribed by Rogers on leaf opposite half-title, "From the Author, to Mrs. Beaufort, April 13, 1941." As well, laid in is a holograph stanza written and signed by... (Item #3532)
Price: $1,750.00
[Rogers, Samuel- Presentation Copy with Poem Fragment] Poems. Samuel Rogers.
[Rossetti, Dante Gabriel- ALS] Important Autograph Letter Signed to Aldam Heaton, Patron, Regarding the Painting "Silence,"
3pp. Trowan Farm, Crieff, 10 Sept., 1872. A significant, unpublished letter, written by Rossetti to J. Aldam Heaton, one of Rossettiís most important patrons, discussing the painting "Silence," and requesting six large proofs of photos of the work. "The drawing was, as you know, sold during my absence, and, (as... (Item #4408)
Price: $2,500.00
[Rossetti, Dante Gabriel- ALS] Important Autograph Letter Signed to Aldam Heaton, Patron, Regarding the Painting "Silence," Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
The City of Tagaste
East Aurora: Roycrofters, [1900]. First edition. 4to. Original publishers three-quarter red-brown crushed morocco, marbled boards and matching endpapers, rebacked wth original spine laid down. No 1 of 50 Copies, Specially hand-illumined on Imperial Japan Vellum, signed by the illuminator, Edith Andrews as well as Hubbard and signed by Hubbard with... (Item #2857)
Price: $1,250.00
The City of Tagaste. Roycroft Press, Elbert Hubbard.
Course of Lecture on Dramatic Art and Literature
London: J. Templeman, 1840. Second edition. Two volumes. 12mo. 400pp; 404pp. Publishers brown blindstamped cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Celebrated work by Schlegel, called the "father of the German Romantic School, especially known for his contributions toward understanding the Middle Ages. This stated second edition is quite scarce. A few... (Item #2198)
Price: $1,250.00
Course of Lecture on Dramatic Art and Literature. Augustus William Schlegel.
[Binding, Fine- Scottish Guild] Beauties of Sir Walter Scott Being a Selection From his Writings and Life
London: Robert Cadell, 1850. Sixth Edition. 12mo. A Full brown polished calf with black embossed background leaving floral patterns in squares in positive relief, gilt ruling on covers, spine, dentelles and ends of boards. Engraved title-page and frontispiece. Binding possibly the work of the Scottish Arts & Crafts Guild. Near fine. (Item #2129)
Price: $1,250.00
[Binding, Fine- Scottish Guild] Beauties of Sir Walter Scott Being a Selection From his Writings and Life. Sir Walter Scott.
[Presentation Copy with Holograph Edits by the Author] The Year of the World; A Philosophical Poem on "Redemption from the Fall."
London: William Tait, 1846. First edition. Original drab boards, darker brown spine. Half-title present. With original five wood-engraved illustrations by Scott in delicate, Pre-Raphaelite style. Presentation copy to John P. Young. Signed by Scott on half-title: "John P. Young, 35 Elswick Row, Newcastle." With long holograph note by "T.H.," 1907... (Item #4056)
Price: $1,250.00
[Presentation Copy with Holograph Edits by the Author] The Year of the World; A Philosophical Poem on "Redemption from the Fall." William Bell Scott.
[Seidmann-Freud, Tom] Das Wunderhaus
Berlin: Herbert Stuffer, 1929. 6-10 Thousand. Original color pictorial paper covered boards, blue cloth spine. Eight superb color moveable, transforming or otherwise magical full-page plates, including, turn tabs on title page; a color card which can be laid over the illustration, blocking out some of the image and extending other... (Item #3376)
Price: $1,850.00
[Seidmann-Freud, Tom] Das Wunderhaus. Freud Seidmann.
[Seidmann-Freud, Tom] Das Zauberboot [Moveable]
Berlin: Herbert Stuffer, 1929. First edition. Original color pictorial paper covered boards. Famed for its innovative illustration and composition, "The Magic Boat" has become a classic and sought after early 20th Century Illustrated Children's Book. Fully illustrated in color throughout with four pull-tabs on two separate double-moveable color illustrated devices... (Item #1253)
Price: $1,750.00
[Seidmann-Freud, Tom] Das Zauberboot [Moveable]. Tom Seidmann-Freud, Martha Gertrud.
[Binding, Fine- Frank Garrett] The Sonnets of Shakespeare.
Birmingham and London: G. Napier for Birmingham Guild of Handicraft, 1895. Superbly bound by Frank Garrett (signed in rear dentelle) in tan crushed morocco in a pleasing Arts and Craft style with ornate leaf, vine and blossom pattern featuring tudor roses, on both covers and spine, with onlaid green ringlets... (Item #3590)
Price: $1,850.00
[Binding, Fine- Frank Garrett] The Sonnets of Shakespeare. William Shakespeare.
[Binding, Fine- Arts & Crafts] The Sonnets
Birmingham: Birmingham Guild of Handicraft, 1895. Large 8vo. (8.7 x 7 inches). A provocative and decidedly Arts and Crafts full brown morocco binding with attractive gilt-stamped multiple convex spaces filled with thick dots, rose at each corner with leaf designs and a striking central block of six gilt rectangles getting... (Item #3610)
Price: $1,500.00
[Binding, Fine- Arts & Crafts] The Sonnets. William Shakespeare.
[Essex House Press] The Poems of William Shakespeare
London: Essex House Press, 1899. First edition. Original full vellum, linen ties present and untrimmed, gilt lettering on spine. #118 of 450 Copies, printed in red and black with about 600 superb and varied decorative initials by C. R. Ashbee. One of the more impressive books of the press. A lovely copy, fine. (Item #4449)
Price: $1,250.00
[Essex House Press] The Poems of William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare.
[Binding, Fine- Alice Shepherd] Charles I
London, Paris and Edinburgh: Goupil & Co. 1898. First edition. Tall, thick quarto. (10.5" x 13") Superbly bound in full light brown modeled calf by Alice Shepherd (her initials tooled in the design, lower left of front cover), exquisitely tooled and modeled using rectilinear framing motif wiith central crown and... (Item #3903)
Price: $2,250.00
[Binding, Fine- Alice Shepherd] Charles I. Sir John Skelton.
[Smith, Jessie Willcox- Original Presentation Pen and Ink Drawing and Inscription] "The Junior Forum"
Offered here is an original presentation pen and ink drawing meausuring 4 x 6 inches (image size), matted and framed (14 x 16"), executed by Jessie Willcox Smith, depicting a young child draped with only a "1931" banner and carrying a standard with a banner entitled, "The Junior Forum." Below... (Item #4254)
Price: $2,250.00
[Smith, Jessie Willcox- Original Presentation Pen and Ink Drawing and Inscription] "The Junior Forum" Jessie Willcox Smith.

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