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[Smith, Jessie Willcox- Early Study of Young Girl
An early charcoal study of a young girl with curyly hair (head and shoulders) by Jessie Willcox Smith, 14 x 14" probably executed in 1898, as per label on backing from Schoonover Studios. Sight size 14 1/2" x 14 1/2",Frame 23 1/2" x 22 1/2" The work was executed during... (Item #4430)
Price: $850.00
[Smith, Jessie Willcox- Early Study of Young Girl. Jessie Willcox Smith.
[Victoriana- Textile] Beaded Petit Point of Victoria and Albert
A wonderful beaded petit point of Victoria and Albert attending an infant's baptism, ca. 1840. 30.25 x 25.75 inches (76.8 x 65.4 cm), framed to 33 x 25.5 inches (83.8 x 64.8 cm). Toned with scattered areas of thread and bead loss. In simple black wooden frame. Very scarce. From the William E. Fredeman Collection. (Item #4428)
Price: $850.00
[Victoriana- Textile] Beaded Petit Point of Victoria and Albert
[Victoriana- Textile: Fine Cotton Diamond Jubilee Souvenir Scarf] "God Save the Queen.
A large cotton scarf issued as a souvenir, printed in rust, light and dark green, with titling in banner, "God Save the Queen 1837-189." Cotton Diamond Jubilee souvenir scarf meausring 22.25 x 25.75 inches (56.5 x 65.4 cm). Fabric torn in subject's left shoulder, toned, scattered foxing and small stains. From... (Item #4427)
Price: $750.00
[Victoriana- Textile: Fine Cotton Diamond Jubilee Souvenir Scarf] "God Save the Queen.
[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."
[Binding, Fine- Guild of Women Binders] George Cruikshank's Omnibus
London: Tilt and Bogue, 1842. 8vo. An extremely unusual, precocious and inded comical binding by Guild of Women Binders for the Hampstead Bindery, in full calf with front cover set off in gree with a welcome mat and walkway that depicts a beaver (or muscrat) splayed out, as well as... (Item #4424)
Price: $1,250.00
[Binding, Fine- Guild of Women Binders] George Cruikshank's Omnibus. Laman Blanchard.
[Binding, Fine- Sylvia Stebbing] The Beauties of Washington Irving
London: Printed for [C. Whittingham] for Thomas Tegg; R. Griffin and Co. Glasgow; and Tegg, Wise and Co. Dublin, 1835. Fourth edition. 12mo. A wonderful Arts & Crafts binding by Sylvia Stebbing, noted British bookbinder and early student of Douglas Cockerell. Bound in full brown pigskin with gilt fillet borders... (Item #4423)
Price: $1,750.00
[Binding, Fine- Sylvia Stebbing] The Beauties of Washington Irving. Washington Irving.
[Morris & Co.- Original Wall Furnishing] Original Wall Covering As the One in Morris' Kelmscott House Drawing Room: The "Bird" Pattern of Jacquard-woven Wool, designed by William Morris for Morris
Offered here is a wonderful, original large section of Jacquard double-woven wool "Bird" pattern, designed by William Morris, and most likely made at the Merton Abbey Workshop, Great Britain, 1877-1888 (as per VA Museum). This large swath of fabric, which is double-woven and backed with linen, measures 82 x 38.5... (Item #4420)
Price: $6,500.00
[Morris & Co.- Original Wall Furnishing] Original Wall Covering As the One in Morris' Kelmscott House Drawing Room: The "Bird" Pattern of Jacquard-woven Wool, designed by William Morris for Morris. William Morris.
[Lummis, Charles] King of the Broncos
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918. Later printing. Brown cltoh with attractive decorative cover. Inscribed by the author, "Sincerely Yours, Chas. F. Lummis, Aug 27, 1921." Fine. (Item #4419)
Price: $125.00
[Lummis, Charles] King of the Broncos. Charles Lummis.
[James, Henry] Fifteen Titles, most first editions, one inscribed
"Roderick Hudson," Boston, James R. Osgood, brick red beveled cloth, first edition; "Washington Square," NY, Harper and Brothers, 1881, pictorial cloth; "The Reverberator," London and New York, Macmillan, 1888, gilt cloth; "Aspern Papers," London, 1888, gilt cloth, first edition; "The Lesson of the Master," New York (and London), Macmillan &... (Item #4418)
Price: $850.00
[James, Henry] Fifteen Titles, most first editions, one inscribed. Henry James.
[Arts and Crafts] Two Arts & Crafts Embroidered Panels
Circa 1895. Two beautiful period Arts and Crafts silk embroidered panels, in the manner of Selwyn Image, both similarly wrought and identical size (78 x 34.5 cm), one entitled, "Song" and the other "Poetry," and each in brown, over light tan silk, and depicting Grecian style women in long flowing... (Item #4417)
Price: $3,250.00
[Arts and Crafts] Two Arts & Crafts Embroidered Panels. Arts & Crafts.
[Morris, William-Textile] Rare Original Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co Embroidered Velvet Bell Pull Circa 1865
Offered here is an exceedingly rare Morris Marshall Faulkner & Co embroidered velvet bell pull dating to circa 1865 (see below), delicately embroidered in silk with striking Morrisian patterning of flowers and foliage in green, white, brown and white on an olive green ground, 260 x 10.5cm. This enormously scarce... (Item #4416)
Price: $4,250.00
[Morris, William-Textile] Rare Original Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co Embroidered Velvet Bell Pull Circa 1865. William Morris.
[Smith, Jessie Willcox] Scarce Cogshill Letter from Smith to an Admirer
2pp. on folded sheet on her "Cogshill, Allen Lane, Philadelphia," letterhead, dated 1925. "My dear Marion Deane- I shall be very proud & happy to be among your distinguished Company of Autographs . I am not awfully intimate with Kings & Queens, Princes, Dukes, Presidents Statesmen & the like--- though... (Item #4415)
Price: $1,250.00
[Smith, Jessie Willcox] Scarce Cogshill Letter from Smith to an Admirer. Jessie Willcox Smith.
[Binding, Fine- W. H. Smith under Douglas Cockerell] The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
London: Henry Frowde, 1906. Attractively bound by W. H. Smith, noted British bookbinder, under the direction of Douglas Cockerell, in pebbled dark green morocco featuring a signature design of gilt leaves, flowers, and dots to the covers and spine. Light green marbled endpapers and gilt-tooled turn-ins. Signed by Smith, "WHS"... (Item #4414)
Price: $1,750.00
[Binding, Fine- W. H. Smith under Douglas Cockerell] The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
[Binding, Fine- Unsigned] The Story of Cupid and Psyche, Done Out of the Latin of Apuleius
Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1903. 12mo. Superbly bound in fulll crushed aquamarine with five striking rectilinear gilt ruled patterning, becoming smaller and smaller as moving toward the center, where the initials MB are placed, on both covers, gilt spine. Printed on japan vellum paper. 3.5" x 5.25". Marbled endpapers... (Item #4412)
Price: $375.00
[Binding, Fine- Unsigned] The Story of Cupid and Psyche, Done Out of the Latin of Apuleius. Walter Pater.
[Secession, Vienna- Seminal and Most Important Literary Vehicle of Vienna Secession] Ver Sacrum, Organ der Vereinigung Bildender Kuenstler Osterreichs
Wien & Leipzig: Verlag Gerlach & Shenk; Verlag von E. A. Seemann, 1898, 1899. First edition. Two separate large, square quartos. The First Two Years, Essentially Containing Most of the Important Production of the Journal. 24 Issues, Bound similarly in green cloth spine with brown morocco labels, attractive decorative paper... (Item #4410)
Price: $6,500.00
[Secession, Vienna- Seminal and Most Important Literary Vehicle of Vienna Secession] Ver Sacrum, Organ der Vereinigung Bildender Kuenstler Osterreichs. Moser Mucha, etc, Hoffman.
[Armstrong, Margaret] Huge and Representative Collection of Nearly 250 Separate Books
Offered here is a striking collection of nearly 250 books with covers by Margaret Armstrong, with a small quantity with just spines, or written/illustrated by Armstrong. Margaret Neilson Armstrong (1867-1944) was probably the most-acclaimed American book cover designer of the late 19th and early 20th Century, her work virtually universally... (Item #4409)
Price: $3,850.00
[Armstrong, Margaret] Huge and Representative Collection of Nearly 250 Separate Books. Margaret Armstrong.
[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.
[Burne-Jones, Edward- Fore-Edge Painting] Poems of Tennyson
London: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press, 1910. Original decorative vellum spine, cloth boards. With a superb vertical fore-edge painting by Martin Frost after Edward Burne-Jones famous painting, "King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid." Monogrammed by Frost, premier fore-edge painter, with his authenticity ticket tipped in. (Item #4406)
Price: $1,500.00
[Burne-Jones, Edward- Fore-Edge Painting] Poems of Tennyson. Alfred Lord Tennyson.
[Burne-Jones, Edward- Fore-Edge Painting] Poetical Works of John Milton
London: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press, 1908. Original decorative vellum spine, cloth boards. With a superb vertical fore-edge painting by Martin Frost after Edward Burne-Jones famous painting, "The Golden Stair." Monogrammed by Frost, premier fore-edge painter, with his authenticity ticket tipped in. (Item #4405)
Price: $1,750.00
[Burne-Jones, Edward- Fore-Edge Painting] Poetical Works of John Milton. John Milton.
[John Ruskin] Extremely Scarce 25 Volume Set in Original Publisher's Cloth
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1884; 1883, 1882; 1881; 1879; 1873. First edition thus. 8vo. 25 volumes. Extremely scarce publisher's edition of Ruskin's works, all superbly bound in full green smooth cloth with gilt ruled and gilt decorated front cover and spine, stamped in red and gold, illustrated green... (Item #4404)
Price: $3,250.00
[John Ruskin] Extremely Scarce 25 Volume Set in Original Publisher's Cloth. John Ruskin.
[Roosevelt, Theodore] The Winning of the West
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1900. 8vo. 4 volumes. Original publishers two-toned fine cloth (green with brown quarter spine), gilt ruling to covers, gilt lettering on spine. This is the rare "Alleghany Edition" (according to Howe, the best edition), with five maps, versus four maps found... (Item #4403)
Price: $2,250.00
[Roosevelt, Theodore] The Winning of the West. Theodore Roosevelt.
[Rossetti, Dante Gabriell] ALS. "Indeed I ought to be embarassed to propose it to Beatrice..." Important Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs. Cowper (Mrs. William Cowper-Temple), Relating to the Beata Beatrix which William Cowper-Temple Evntually Purchased
[Rossetti, Dante Gabriel- ALS] Important Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs. Cowper (Mrs. William Cowper-Temple), Relating to the painting, ìBeata Beatrix,î which William Cowper-Temple eventually Purchased. A fabulous, unpublished three-page DGR letter, undated, but between circa 1864-1869, in the early stages of negotiation between Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Mr. and Mrs... (Item #4402)
Price: $3,250.00
[Rossetti, Dante Gabriell] ALS. "Indeed I ought to be embarassed to propose it to Beatrice..." Important Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs. Cowper (Mrs. William Cowper-Temple), Relating to the Beata Beatrix which William Cowper-Temple Evntually Purchased. Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
[Bradley, Will H.] Original Printed Color Lithographed Poster for Narocoti-Cure, 1895
Striking and highly interpretive original printed color lithographed poster for Narcoti-Cure, 1895, by Will Bradley, depicting a jousting knight on horseback with a devilish foliate figure in the foreground. Printed by Narcoti Chemical Co., Springfield, Mass, 1895. Will H. Bradley 1868-11962), born in Boston, is widely considered one of the... (Item #4399)
Price: $5,200.00
[Bradley, Will H.] Original Printed Color Lithographed Poster for Narocoti-Cure, 1895. Will H. Bradley.
[Bradley, Will H.] Original Printed Color Poster for the Chap-book, 1895
Original Printed Color Lithographed Poster for Narocoti-Cure, 1895. Striking and highly interpretive original printed color lithographed poster for Narcoti-Cure, 1895, by Will Bradley, depicting a jousting knight on horseback with a devilish foliate figure in the foreground. Printed by Narcoti Chemical Co., Springfield, Mass, 1895. Will H. Bradley 1868-11962), born... (Item #4398)
Price: $3,750.00
[Bradley, Will H.] Original Printed Color Poster for the Chap-book, 1895. Will. H. Bradley.
[Bradley, Will H.] Original Printed Color Poster for The Echo, 1895
Stunning original printed color lithographed poster by Will H. Bradley for The Echo, 1895, depicting a woman walking a yellow landscape. Printed at the Ralph Meriman Co. Press, 1895. Sight size: 21" x 14.' Frame 25" x 19 1/4" Signed "Will H. Bradley" lower left. Will H. Bradley 1868-11962), born... (Item #4397)
Price: $4,250.00
[Bradley, Will H.] Original Printed Color Poster for The Echo, 1895. Will H. Bradley.


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