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Catalog 22: Pre-Raphaeilites, 1890's, Victorian Illustration (133 items)
Catalog 22: Pre-Raphaeilites, 1890's, Victorian Illustration (133 items)

(Pictured to left: Binding designed by Douglas Cockerell). Offered here is a subset of Catalog 21 featuring Pre-Raphaelite poets and artists, 1890's belles lettres including poetry and illustration, press books of the late 19th century, and Victorian illustration, decorative bindings, poetry and design.

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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.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[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.
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.
[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.
[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.
[Blue Sky Press] Verses
Chicago: The Blue Sky Press, 1901. First edition. 12mo. Original gray paper covered boards with cover design in blue, red lettering cover and spine. #216 out of 250 copies printed and initialed "L" for Langworthy, the designer on Ruisdael hand-made paper. Ends of boards sl. discolored, overall a presentable copy... (Item #256)
Price: $95.00
[Blue Sky Press] Verses. Bessie Chandler.
[Shakespeare Head Press] Of Aucassin and Nicolette
London: Chatto and Windus, The Shakespeare Head Press, 1925. First Thus. Wavy grain morocco, gilt spine. Full-page illustrations and line drawing by PAUL WOODROFFE. Engraved by Clemence Housman. Corners sl. chipped, top of spine sl. worn, spine evenly faded, else very good. (Item #204)
Price: $190.00
[Shakespeare Head Press] Of Aucassin and Nicolette. Children's Book.
The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray and Beattie
New York: Turner and Hayden, 1844. First printing. 12mo. Original brown cloth with elaborate gilt designs both covers and spine. A.E.G. Bright copy of an early decorative cloth binding. (Item #142)
Price: $125.00
The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray and Beattie. Gray and Beattie Collins.
[Edgeworth, Maria] Harrington, and Ormond, Tales
London: R. Hunter; Baldwin, Cradock and Joy Publishers, 1817. Second edition. 8vo. Three Volumes. Original or contemporary boards, cloth-backed with printed paper labels on each spine. The scarce 'second edition' so-stated, with 'corrections' published in the same year as the first edition. Labels well chipped, covers show wear. Internally, all... (Item #168)
Price: $375.00
[Edgeworth, Maria] Harrington, and Ormond, Tales. Maria Edgeworth.
[Blue Sky Press] The Harper and the King's Horse
Chicago: The Blue Sky Press, 1905. First edition. 4to. Brown paper covered boards, bold white lettering on cover, red cloth spine. Designs by Thomas Wood Stevens and illustrations by Sarah K. Smith. Fine. (Item #300)
Price: $95.00
[Blue Sky Press] The Harper and the King's Horse. Payne Erskine.
[Leighton, John, Binding] The Shipwreck
Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1858. First edition thus. 8vo. Blue cloth with striking gilt design stamped on front covers and spine by John Leighton. Illustrated throughout by Birket Foster. A.E.G. Corners bumped, some wear to top of spine. More brilliant gold presence than usually seen for this book. About... (Item #151)
Price: $325.00
[Leighton, John, Binding] The Shipwreck. William Falconer.
[Millais, Hunt, etc.] Parables from Nature
London: Bell and Daldy, 1861. First edition. 8vo. Original plum publisher's cloth with elaborate gilt blocked design cover and spine. AEG. Two woodcut engravings by Hunt, one by J.E. Millais, and 11 other by contemporary artists. AEG. Covers sl. faded, bottom of spine frayed, corners bumped. Internally very clean and... (Item #200)
Price: $275.00
[Millais, Hunt, etc.] Parables from Nature. Mrs. Alfred Gatty.
[Children's] Kaulbach, Willhelm illus. Reineke Fuchs (Reynard the Fox)
Suttgart and Tubingen: J.G. Cotta, 1846. First edition. Thick folio. Original brown leather binding with lavish gold illustrated cover and spine, designs and details. 36 superb engravings by Wilhelm Von Kaulbach. 257pp. Slight wear to edges and corners, occasional foxing and light discoloration otherwise a very good copy of a.... (Item #7)
Price: $2,250.00
[Children's] Kaulbach, Willhelm illus. Reineke Fuchs (Reynard the Fox). Johann Wolfgang Goethe.
[Elkin Mathews] Some Poems of Lionel Johnson
London: Elkin Matthews, 1912. First edition thus. Small 8vo. Gray gilt cloth. 78pp. Stamp of Ford Library. Very good. (Item #252)
Price: $40.00
[Elkin Mathews] Some Poems of Lionel Johnson. Louise Imogen Guiney.
[Severn, Walter] Good Night & Good Morning
London: n.d. (ca 1880). First edition thus. 4to. Decorated brown cloth. Illuminations and etchings throughout by WALTER SEVERN. An attractive and scarce book. Outside margins of spine frayed, corners bumped. Nice interior. (Item #291)
Price: $250.00
[Severn, Walter] Good Night & Good Morning. Lord Houghton.
[A.C.S.] Laurence Housman to Margaret Sharples
April 26 Postmarked W. Milton/26. Housman writes, "Many thanks for your good opinion of 'The Sheepfold.' A co-religionist of yours called it 'a foul book.' Thus in the midst of life we are death, and in the midst of orthodoxy-heterodox and never quite know where we are!" Laurence Housman (1865-1959)... (Item #112)
Price: $195.00
[A.C.S.] Laurence Housman to Margaret Sharples. Laurence Housman.
[Housman: A.L.S.] Laurence Housman to Henry Davray (editor)
3 pages, folded octavo. Blind-stamped heading. Battersea Park, S.W., Oct. 16th, [1899]. To Henry D. Davray, editor Murcure de France, a Paris literary journal. "My dear Davray, Madame has sent me a little card with her portrait. Will you please give her from me the enclosed letter & sketch, which... (Item #120)
Price: $275.00
[Housman: A.L.S.] Laurence Housman to Henry Davray (editor). Laurence Housman.
[Hughes, Arthur, etc.] The Shepherd Lady
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1876. First edition. 8vo. Original olive green cloth with black embossed design and gilt lettering on cover and spine. Four wood-engraved illustrations by ARTHUR HUGHES, 15 other illustrations, whole and half-page by Darley, Shepherd, Hallock, etc. AEG. Corners very slightly worn, a fine copy of a beautiful book. (Item #217)
Price: $350.00
[Hughes, Arthur, etc.] The Shepherd Lady. Jean Ingelow.


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