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[Rowlandson, Thomas] The English Dance of Death * The Dance of Life. Together, 3 volumes.
London: R. Ackermann, 1815 (1816); 1816; 1817. 3 volumes, large octavos. All bound similarly in nineteenth century full crimson crushed morocco with French fillet covers, raised bands and compartments heavily gilt, by Riviere & Son, for H. Sotheran. With a total of 100 hand-colored aquatint plates by Rowlandson, including frontispieces... (Item #4365)
Price: $2,250.00
[Rowlandson, Thomas] The English Dance of Death * The Dance of Life. Together, 3 volumes. William Combe.
[Rowlandson, Thomas] The Tour of Doctor Syntax. Three Volumes, Original Boards
London: R. Ackermann, 1819-1821. 4to. Three volumes. All in Original Boards. The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque (eighth edition), The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of Consolation (second edition), and The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of a Wife (no edition stated... (Item #3506)
Price: $1,850.00
[Rowlandson, Thomas] The Tour of Doctor Syntax. Three Volumes, Original Boards. William Combe.
[Elston Press] Extensive Ephemera Archive
A nice assembly of ephemera from the Elston Press (1900-1904), the most important of any of the New York private presses at the Turn of the Century in America. Clarke Conwell, along with his talented wife Helen Marguerite O'Kane (artist and designer), first began operations in New York, but quickly... (Item #4244)
Price: $1,250.00
[Elston Press] Extensive Ephemera Archive. Clarke Conwell.
[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.
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 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.
Poems Dramatic and Lyrical (Special Edition, 1 of 100 Copies)
London: Elkin Mathews and John Lane, 1893. First edition. Full publishers stiff vellum binding with bold ornate gilt Nouveau pattern on both covers and spine by Charles Ricketts. Illustrations by Charles Ricketts. With the Art Nouveau bookplate of Christie Chetwynd Atkinso with illustration by M.C. Fisher, 1902. Near fine copy. (Item #2134)
Price: $1,500.00
Poems Dramatic and Lyrical (Special Edition, 1 of 100 Copies). Lord De Tabley.
[Wyeth, N. C.- Presentation Copy] Robinson Crusoe
New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1920. First Wyeth Edition. Original blue cloth, gilt stamped, with a color pictorial cover label. Illustrated with 12 full-page color plates by Wyeth. This copy owned by Peter Logan Bockius, Jr., the great-grandson of George Bockius, the grandfather of Carolyn Brennerman Bockius Wyeth, the wife... (Item #3401)
Price: $2,500.00
[Wyeth, N. C.- Presentation Copy] Robinson Crusoe. Daniel Defoe.
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] 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.
[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.
Hard Times
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1854. First edition. Original green blindstamped cloth, gilt lettering on cover. FIrst issue with "Price 5/-" at base of spine and p.244 misnumbered as 44. Expertly rebacked to match, original yellow endpapers retained, though not integral. Clean and bright internally. A very good copy of the... (Item #1337)
Price: $1,200.00
Hard Times. Charles Dickens.
[Roycroft Press] A Christmas Carol in Prose Being a Ghost Story of Yule-Tide
East Aurora: The Roycroft Shop, 1902. First edition thus. Superb three-quarter burgundy crushed morocco with attractive spine design by Louis Kinder (signed, "Roycroft" inner front dentelle). One of 100 Copies on Japan Vellum. Title-page and tailpieces by Samuel Warner. Fine. (Item #2856)
Price: $1,750.00
[Roycroft Press] A Christmas Carol in Prose Being a Ghost Story of Yule-Tide. Charles Dickens.
Sketches of Young Ladies
London: Chapman & Hall, 1837. First edition. Three quarter contemporary calf. Rare first edition featuring six full-page illustrations by Phiz. Together with the same title, Sixth Edition, Bound also in three quarter calf. Both very good, tight copies with some wear and browntoning. (Item #2160)
Price: $1,750.00
Sketches of Young Ladies. Charles Dickens, Edward Caswall.
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- Iconic Cover, Full Vellum, 1/60 Copies] The Tragic Mary
London: George Bell and Sons, 1890. First edition. Thick 4to. Bound in original (publisher's) full thick vellum with elaborate and famed Art Nouveau cover design by Selwyn Image repeated on both covers, considered by many to be one of the top three cover designs produced in the Nineties Period. One... (Item #2968)
Price: $1,500.00
Field, Michael [image, Selwyn- Iconic Cover, Full Vellum, 1/60 Copies] The Tragic Mary. 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.

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