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[Crane, Stephen Rarity] The Black Riders
Boston: Copeland and Day, 1895. First edition. Original beige paper covered boards with famous orchid design on both covers, lettering on cover and spine in black, stamped on front pastedown "Dudley and Hodge," as issued. Landmark in 1890's printing, "The Black Riders" was Crane's first book of poetry and second... (Item #3199)
Price: $1,500.00
[Crane, Stephen Rarity] The Black Riders. Stephen Crane.
First of May by Walter Crane- Unbound as issued
London: Henry Sotheran & Co. 1881. First printing. 57 sheets unbound sheets (and one limitation sheet), numbered I to LVI, each with magnificent drawing by Crane comprising illustrated panels with decorative borders. Signed by Walter Crane in pencil on limitation page (No. 20 of 300 Copies Only. Has original publication... (Item #2019)
Price: $1,250.00
First of May by Walter Crane- Unbound as issued. Walter Crane.
[Crawhall, Joseph- Presentation Copy with ALS] A Beuk o' Newcassel Sangs
Newcastle-on-Tyne: Mawson, Swan & Morgan, 1888. First edition. Original buckram backed gray paper coverd baords with cover vignette in color, printed rear illustrated cover, lettering in black on spine. PRESENTATION COPY: "T. F. W. Crawhall-Wilson with Joseph Crawhall's best wishes. Septr. 17th, 1891." Laid in is ALS from Crawhall to... (Item #3368)
Price: $1,500.00
[Crawhall, Joseph- Presentation Copy with ALS] A Beuk o' Newcassel Sangs. Joseph Crawhall.
Phrenological Illustrations
London: George Cruikshank, Sold by J. Robins and Co. 1826. First edition, first issue. Oblong folio. Original printed boards with cover illustration, thin calf spine. PRESENTATION COPY: "W. Blackwood Esq. with the Complm. Geo. Cruikshank" signed boldly along the top of the front cover (across 15 inches). 16pp, six full... (Item #486)
Price: $1,100.00
Phrenological Illustrations. George Cruikshank, Presentation Copy.
1851: Or, the Adventures of Mr. and Mr. Sandboys and Family, Who Came Up to London to Enjoy Themselves and to See the Great Exhibition
London: David Bogue, [1851]. First edition. In the 8 original parts. Numerous inserted advertisements. Illustrated title page and 10 etched plates (9 folding). (8vo) 22.5x14.5 cm (8x5"), illustrated paper wrappers. Custom chemise and morocco-backed slipcase. First Edition. Earliest issue with pagination error at page 63. With the leather book label... (Item #2534)
Price: $1,750.00
1851: Or, the Adventures of Mr. and Mr. Sandboys and Family, Who Came Up to London to Enjoy Themselves and to See the Great Exhibition. George Cruikshank, Henry Mayhew, George Cruikshank.
[Day, F. Holland- Original Watercolor by Day] Keats' House at Wentworth Place, Hampstead
A superb, finely executed small watercolor painting by F. Holland Day, noted bookman, publisher, artist and co-founder of Copeland and Day in Boston of Keats' House at Wentworth Place in Hampstead. 5 1/2 x 4" on watercolor paper. Executed most likely ca. 1880's-1890's, when Day had his large Keats collection... (Item #3745)
Price: $1,750.00
[Day, F. Holland- Original Watercolor by Day] Keats' House at Wentworth Place, Hampstead. F. Holland Day.
[de la Mare, Walter- Two Copies, Presented by de la Mare to his Secretary, with Holograph Poems] Inward Companion [two copies]
London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1950. First edition. Two copies. 8vo. Original blue wove cloth, printed dustwrappers. Offered here are two copies of his book, "Inward Companion," inscribed by de la Mare to his secretary of over ten years, Marie Lamigeon, with holograph poems. One was then given by Lamigeon... (Item #3477)
Price: $1,250.00
[de la Mare, Walter- Two Copies, Presented by de la Mare to his Secretary, with Holograph Poems] Inward Companion [two copies]. Walter de la Mare.
[de Monvel, Boutet- Presentation Copy- Two copies from recipient/family] Vieilles Chansons
Paris: E. PLON NOURRIT, n.d.(1920's). Oblong quarto. Original light blue cloth over boards with gilt and colored illustrated covers, with "E. Plon Nourrit" on cover. Very scarce Presentation Copy, inscribed by de Monvel to Andree Clark who again presents the book to her sister, Huguette Clark. The second book, identical..... (Item #4341)
Price: $1,500.00
[de Monvel, Boutet- Presentation Copy- Two copies from recipient/family] Vieilles Chansons. L. M. Boutet de Monvel.
Rumpumpel
Koln: Schafstein, [c 1920's]. First edition. Oblong 4to.Original color pictorial paper covered boards. Illustrated throughout by Kark Hofer. A landmark in Jugendstil printing. Boards somewhat worn, spine repaired. Internally near fine. Housed in superb folding decorative cloth case. (Item #2494)
Price: $1,250.00
Rumpumpel. Paula Dehmel.
[Jugendstil Classic- Ida Dehmel] Presentation Copy] Der Vogel Wanderbar. Ein Marchen
Wiesbaden: Pestalozzi, [1923]. First edition. Large square quarto. Wonderful lapbook in original brown card boards with large central color illustrated insert, with lettering heightened in gold, wonderful, delicate and interpretive full-page illustrations by J. Gleitsmann. Inscribed by the author's second wife, Ida Dehmel, lyric poet who was much troubled and... (Item #3799)
Price: $1,250.00
[Jugendstil Classic- Ida Dehmel] Presentation Copy] Der Vogel Wanderbar. Ein Marchen. Richard Dehmel.
[Dickens, Charles- Trial BInding] The Chimes: A Goblin Story
London: Chapman & Hall, 1845. First edition. Bound in plain dark green pebbled cloth and plain endpapers, speckled edges, in what appears to be a trial binding. First State , preliminary advertisement for Christmas Carol, half-title, engraved frontispiece and additional title, thirteen illustrations. Ink name on letterpress title, some light... (Item #3340)
Price: $1,250.00
[Dickens, Charles- Trial BInding] The Chimes: A Goblin Story. Charles Dickens.
[Dickens, Charles] American Notes for General Circulation
London: Chapman & Hall, 1842. Second edition. Two volumes. Original light brown fine grained cloth with elaborate blindstamped design on both covers and spine, gilt lettering on spine, smooth yellow endsheets. 308pp; 306pp; 6 page publisher's prospectus at end. A superb copy in original cloth with slight sunning, else fine... (Item #2230)
Price: $1,750.00
[Dickens, Charles] American Notes for General Circulation. Charles Dickens.
[Dickens, Charles] Hard Times
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1854. First edition. Original fine-ribbed olive green cloth with blindstamped design on covers and spine. with "Price 5/- at base of spine. Has p. 244 (versus 44). A very good, tight and unsophisticated copy with both hinges completely intact. (Item #2157)
Price: $1,500.00
[Dickens, Charles] Hard Times. Charles Dickens.
[Dickens, Charles] Sketches of Young Gentlemen
London: Chapman & Hall, 1838. First edition. 12mo., Original light green paper covered boards with cover illustration, add on back cover. Six illustrations by "Phiz." Backstrip appears to have contemporary replacement. An attractive copy, offered here together with the Sixth Edition, 1838, Chapman and Hall, three quarter calf, cover bound... (Item #2159)
Price: $1,750.00
[Dickens, Charles] Sketches of Young Gentlemen. Charles Dickens.
[Dickens, Charles] The Poor Traveller: Boots at the Holly-Tree Inn.
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1858. First edition. Superb full green crushed morocco with gilt edge ruling and lettering with multiple ruled compartments, more ornate gilt designs on dentelles by Zaehnsdorf [signed, "Bound by Zaehnsdorf 1896" in publisher's stamped letters, bottom verso of front endsheet]. Original bright green printed wrappers bound... (Item #2161)
Price: $1,750.00
[Dickens, Charles] The Poor Traveller: Boots at the Holly-Tree Inn. Charles Dickens.
[Fore-Edge Painting] The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club
London: Chapman and Hall, 1837. Half-morocco, first edition, later issue. Superb fore-edge painting by Martin Frost. Book slight wear to binding, else near fine. (Item #55)
Price: $1,200.00
[Fore-Edge Painting] The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Charles Dickens.
Seven Sonnets
London: W. S. Hodginson & Sons, 1934. First edition. Original full tree calf, gilt borders, as issued. 250 Copies only, specially bound by Birdsall and printed by Frank E. Seary on copper from the original unfaced plates (13) on hand made paper by Hodkinson & Sons. A fine copy with... (Item #2026)
Price: $1,250.00
Seven Sonnets. Cyril Edwards.
[Binding, Fine- Unknown Binder] Such Sweet Compulsion; The Autobiography of Geraldine Farrar
New York: The Greystone Press, 1938. First edition. Sumptuously bound in full blue crushed morocco with striking all-over gilt blossom and stem motif, repeating around perimeter of covers, with a central panel of mostly leaves, spine boldly gilt with stippling, large dentelles with the bookbinder signed pallet in gilt on... (Item #3644)
Price: $2,250.00
[Binding, Fine- Unknown Binder] Such Sweet Compulsion; The Autobiography of Geraldine Farrar. Geraldine Farrar.
[Binding, Fine] Love Songs of Childhood
Chicago: Printed at the Lakeside Press, 1905. Superbly bound in full tan crushed morocco in an unsigned binding extremely reminiscent of the work of Lorenz Schwartz with distinctive and finely executed stylized blooms at each of four outside edge corners, each design having flowing Art Nouveau style patterning, and each... (Item #3602)
Price: $2,500.00
[Binding, Fine] Love Songs of Childhood. Eugene Field.
ALS- Field, Michael] Autograph Letter to famed editor Gleeson White
One side of folded octavo sheet. To Gleeson White (appears at bottom). "Dear Sir, I fear none of my poems will be suitable for the Pageant. If you find the enclosed too grave, kindly return them to me without delay. I am very sorry I have nothing among my papers... (Item #2889)
Price: $1,200.00
ALS- Field, Michael] Autograph Letter to famed editor Gleeson White. Michael Field.
Field, Michael [Image, Selwyn- In Original Glassine Wrapper] The Tragic Mary
London: George Bell and Sons, 1890. First edition. In original light brown opalescent glassine wrapper. Original beige paper covered boards with famous cover illustration of blossom and vines with innovative lettering motif on both covers by Selwyn Image (signed lower right) considered one of the landmarks of 1890's and Art... (Item #3193)
Price: $1,100.00
Field, Michael [Image, Selwyn- In Original Glassine Wrapper] The Tragic Mary. Michael Field.
[Binding, Fine- Frank Garrett] The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling
London: G. Bell & Sons, 1889, 1892. 2 volumes. Attractive full morocco gilt binding by Frank Garrett, noted bookbinder associtated at the Turn of the Century with the Birmingham Municipal School of Art, regularly exhibinting at most of the Arts and Crafts Exhibitions of the period. Bound in full brown... (Item #4337)
Price: $1,500.00
[Binding, Fine- Frank Garrett] The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling. Henry Fielding.
[Freyhold, K.F.E. von] Osterbuch([Hasenbuch)
Berlin: B. Cassirer, [1908]. First Edition. Oblong quarto. Color pictorial paper covered boards, color decorated endpapers, 16 superb full-page pochoir colored illustrations by K. F. E. von Freyhold. Celebrated for its depth of feeling and delicate coloration and composition, these series of illustrations by Freyhold are among the finest to... (Item #1244)
Price: $1,850.00
[Freyhold, K.F.E. von] Osterbuch([Hasenbuch). K. F. E. von Freyhold, A. D. Morgenstern.
[Jugendstil Classic] Bilderbucher Band Tiere
Koln: H. & F. Schaffstein, [1906]. Second edition. Oblong quarto. Original color pictorial paper covered boards, beautifully patterned endsheets in color. The classic Jugendstil book, marvelously illustrated by the great Freyhold, with twelve full-page color pictures. "Freyhold's picture books are marvels in the early development of the picture book of... (Item #3622)
Price: $1,850.00
[Jugendstil Classic] Bilderbucher Band Tiere. Konrad Ferdinand Von Freyhold.
A Boy's Will
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1915. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering and ruled box on cover, gilt spine. First edition, first issue with uncorrected "Aind" on p. 14. With autograph letter from Frost to the owner of the book, a Mrs. Hopkins, attached to front free endpaper: "Franconia... (Item #2871)
Price: $2,250.00
A Boy's Will. Robert Frost.

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