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Catalog 21: Children's & Illustrated, Literature, Fine Bindings, 1890's & Press Books, Pre-Raphaelites, Original Art (312 items)
Catalog 21: Children's & Illustrated, Literature, Fine Bindings, 1890's & Press Books, Pre-Raphaelites, Original Art (312 items) (Pictured to left: illustration by Heinrich Lefler for Marchen Kalendar,1905) Catalog 21 offers a fine assortment of over 300 items featuring many new acquisitions including original artwork, inscribed books, rare and unusual first editions in the following areas: Children's and Illustrated, 19th and 20th Century Literature, Fine Bindings, Press Books, 1890's, Pre-Raphaelites, autograph letters. Of special interest: two watercolors by Jugendstil artist Heinrich Lefler proposed as sequel to famed Kling Klang Gloria; fine copy of "The Germ" (1850), seminal Pre-Raphaelite journal; Decorative Art of Leon Bakst, first edition; Illuminated manuscript by Henry John Stock, English Pre-Raphaelite artist, full book with... (read more)
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[Allingham, William] Day and Night Songs
London: G. Philip & Sons, 1884. First edition thus. Blue cloth with superb sunrise design and lettering in gold on cover, gilt spine and rear design emblem. Head and tailpieces, initials throughout. Covers sl. wear, else very good. Scarce. (Item #255)
Price: $350.00
[Allingham, William] Day and Night Songs. William Allingham.
[Allingham, William] The Ballad Book
London: Macmillan and Co. 1864. 12mo. Red calf. Engraved title page illustration by J.H. Paton. 393pp. AEG. Some wear to binding, else very good. Scarce. (Item #258)
Price: $250.00
[Allingham, William] The Ballad Book. William Allingham.
[Rossetti, D.G., Hughes, etc.] The Music Master, A Love Story
London: Bell and Daldy, 1860. First edition thus. 12mo. Brown cloth. Pre-Raphaelite masterpiece and seminal volume (originally produced in 1855, this edition slightly different and standing on its own merits), including original illustrations by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, J.E. Millais and Arthur Hughes. A total of 9 woodcut illustrations in all... (Item #152)
Price: $850.00
[Rossetti, D.G., Hughes, etc.] The Music Master, A Love Story. William Allingham.
[Beskow, Elsa] Daumelischen
Munchen: Georg Dietrich, ca. 1920. First edition. 4to. Color pictorial paper covered boards. Superb illustrations in color throughout by ELSA BESKOW. Book 5 in the Kunstler Bilderbucher Series. Covers show wear, corners and edges chipped, some soiling and lacks front free fly, still a nice copy internally of a delightful Jugendstil book. (Item #275)
Price: $325.00
[Beskow, Elsa] Daumelischen. Hans Christian Andersen.
Tolv Med Posten
Copenhagen: Andreasen and Lachmann, 1940. First edition. Folio. Beige cloth spine. Embossed paper cover. Tipped in facsimiles of original manuscripts and works by Anderson, along with beautiful illustrations by several Danish artists. Andersonís story, ìTwelve by the Mail,î is presented at the end, in several translations, including English. Limited edition... (Item #108)
Price: $225.00
Tolv Med Posten. Hans Christian Andersen.
[Dalziel, Thomas Illus] The Children's Poetry Book. Being A Selection o Narrative Poetry for the Young
London: George Routledge and Sons, 1869. First edition. 12mo. Original blind-stamped blue cloth with gilt design and lettering from cover and spine. 16 full-page super color plates, 54 illustrations in the text, all by THOMAS DALZIEL, engraved by Dalziel Brothers.432pp with 8pp ads at back. Poetry, some contemporary, by Tennyson... (Item #246)
Price: $175.00
[Dalziel, Thomas Illus] The Children's Poetry Book. Being A Selection o Narrative Poetry for the Young. anon.
[de Monvel, Boutet] Vielles Chansons et Rondes Pour Les Petits Enfants
Paris: Plon, 1931. Oblong quarto. Original brightly decorated pink cloth with bold gilt floral design on both covers, lettering in black on cover. In original printed dust wrapper. Illustrated throughout by BOUTET DE MONVEL. A fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. Scarce thus. (Item #340)
Price: $325.00
[de Monvel, Boutet] Vielles Chansons et Rondes Pour Les Petits Enfants. Anonymous.
[Leighton, John, Weir, etc.] Alexandra: A Gift Book to the Alexandra Orphanage for Infants, Hornsey Rise
London: James Clarke & James Nisbet Company, [ca. 1860]. First edition. 8vo. Blue cloth with superb gilt design on cover, black-stamped decorative borders by John Leighton. Color title page, photographic frontispiece and woodcut illustrations throughout by Leighton, Harrison Weir and others. Some cover wear and a little foxing internally, else... (Item #149)
Price: $175.00
[Leighton, John, Weir, etc.] Alexandra: A Gift Book to the Alexandra Orphanage for Infants, Hornsey Rise. Thomas Archer.
[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.
[Seven Acres Press] Alia Cantalena de Sancta Maria
Long Crendon: The Seven Acres Press, 1926. First edition. 8vo. Bound with ornate paper covered boards, vellum spine. Woodcut title, vignettes and illustrations by Loyd Haberly. Beautiful book. Fine. (Item #215)
Price: $170.00
[Seven Acres Press] Alia Cantalena de Sancta Maria. Johan Awdlay.
[Jugendstil] Buch Der Jugend
Wien and Leipzig: H. Heller, 1908. First edition. 8vo. Brown wrappers with cover and spine. design and lettering in black and red-brown. Superb Jugendstil title-page and frontispiece in line. (Item #183)
Price: $150.00
[Jugendstil] Buch Der Jugend. Hermann Bahr.
[Copeland and Day] Songs of Exile
Boston: Copeland and Day, 1896. First edition. 12mo. Original drab boards, printed paper labels on cover and spine. Rubricated title page. Near fine. Very scarce. (Item #251)
Price: $95.00
[Copeland and Day] Songs of Exile. Herbert Bates.
[Beckman, Johanna Illus] Liebe Alte Kinderreime mit Schattenbildern
Mainz: Scholz, [1913]. First edition. Oblong 4to. Blue cloth spine, paper covered boards with delightful pictorial cover depicting a child feeding a line of swans. 16 pages of black and white blocked illustrations by Johanna Beckmann. Corners bumped, else very good. (Item #68)
Price: $225.00
[Beckman, Johanna Illus] Liebe Alte Kinderreime mit Schattenbildern. Johanna Beckman.
[Sheringham, George Illus] The Happy Hypocrite
London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1915. First edition. 4to. Elaborately illustrated beige cloth with gilt lettering cover and spine. Illustrated endpapers, 11 full-page color plates, illustrated title page, all by GEORGE SHERINGHAM. Sl. wear to covers, foxing present due to the nature of paper used in this book, plates... (Item #260)
Price: $150.00
[Sheringham, George Illus] The Happy Hypocrite. Max Beerbohm.
The Works of Max Beerbohm
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. First edition. 12mo. Brown cloth with famed cover design by Margaret Armstrong consisting of stylized butterflies/bow-ties, gold lamps and vines stamped in bright gold and white. Superb copy without the usual foxing almost always found with this title. Cover gilt is bold and bright... (Item #167)
Price: $375.00
The Works of Max Beerbohm. Max Beerbohm.
[Smith, Jessie Willcox] Kitchen Fun
Cleveland: Harter Publishing Co. 1932. First edition. 4to. Original color pictorial paper covered boards. Illustrated throughout in various colors. Cover illustration by JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH. Near fine with slight chipping to spine, rear cover discolored. (Item #289)
Price: $175.00
[Smith, Jessie Willcox] Kitchen Fun. Louise Price Bell.
[Beskow, Elsa] Lillebror's Segelfard
Stockholm: Albert Bonniers, n.d. (ca 1925). Quarter brown cloth, color pictorial cover and ten full-page color illustrations by Beskow. Music by Alice Tegner at end, as issued. Very good. Scarce imprint. (Item #57)
Price: $185.00
[Beskow, Elsa] Lillebror's Segelfard. Elsa Beskow.
[Dalziel, Foster, Tenniel, etc.] The Grave, A Poem
Edinburgh: A.C. Black, 1858. First edition thus. 8vo. Original plum cloth with blind-sped and gilt front cover and spine by JOHN LEIGHTON. Woodcut illustrations throughout engraved by Edmund Evans and Dalziel Brothers by Birket Foster, John Tenniel, T. Dalziel and others. Near fine. (Item #212)
Price: $250.00
[Dalziel, Foster, Tenniel, etc.] The Grave, A Poem. Robert Blair.
Songs of Experience
New York: Minton, Balch and Co. 1927. First edition thus. 4to. Black cloth with silver lettering on spine. In original color pictorial dust wrapper. Facsimile of Blake's celebrated book, printed on fragile Japan Vellum in colors. About fine. (Item #301)
Price: $150.00
Songs of Experience. William Blake.
Original Leaf from a Fifteenth Century Dutch Book of Hours
Utrecht? ca. 1450. 12mo. Vellum leaf, illuminated in blue and red, highlights in gold. Nice example of decorative illustration. Very good. (Item #159)
Price: $325.00
Original Leaf from a Fifteenth Century Dutch Book of Hours. Book of Hours.
[A.L.S.] Bottomly to Mr. Reeves
One page, 8vo, December, 1933. The Sheiling, Carnforth, Lancs. Gordon Bottomly is returning a book, Bie's big "Opera-book." "Dear Mr. Reeves, I am sure that it is a good value for any one who reads German: but I don't, alas, and my hope was that I should find in it... (Item #119)
Price: $95.00
[A.L.S.] Bottomly to Mr. Reeves. Gordon Bottomly.
The Professor. A Tale
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1857. First American Edition. 12mo. Original brown blind-stamped cloth. Presented by someone, signed "Bronte" with her characteristic long 'T," but none of the Bronte sisters were alive in 1857, so this may have been a relative, or even a coincidence. wear and some chipping to... (Item #155)
Price: $475.00
The Professor. A Tale. Charlotte Bronte.
[Bradley, Will] Rabbi Ben Ezra
Concord: Sign of the Vine, 1903. First edition. Small 8vo. Original gray paper covered boards, printed label on cover. Rubricated title, initials by WILL BRADLEY, printed on high quality handmade paper at the Heintzeman Press. Fine, entirely unopened. (Item #242)
Price: $150.00
[Bradley, Will] Rabbi Ben Ezra. Robert Browning.
[Ricketts, Charles] Dramatic Romances and Lyrics
London: Hacon and Ricketts, The Ballantyne Press, 1899. First edition. 4to. Beige cloth. Designed and decorated by CHARLES RICKETS with Kelmscott-style initials. Card tipped-in signed by Charles Gould, noted Vale Press collector. Spine sunned, covers soiled, internally very good. (Item #269)
Price: $150.00
[Ricketts, Charles] Dramatic Romances and Lyrics. Robert Browning.
[Smith, Jessie Willcox] In the Closed Room
New York: McClure, Phillips and Co. 1904. First edition. 8vo. Original green fine ribbed cloth, gilt cover spine lettering, illustrated endpapers. Eight superb full-page color plates by JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH. Near fine. (Item #288)
Price: $150.00
[Smith, Jessie Willcox] In the Closed Room. Frances Hodgson Burnett.


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