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Catalog 25: Annual Autumn Catalogue
Catalog 25: Annual Autumn Catalogue

Featuring predominantly newly acquired items sure to please. Catalogue 25 contains a wide variety of rare books from a diverse span of history featuring fine bindings and illustrated books, scarce children's books, 19th century literature and one-of-a-kind offerings in many different genres from the 18th to 20th Centuries. We think this is our best to date, so please take some time and enjoy!

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[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.
[Rossetti, D.G., Hughes, etc.] The Music Master, A Love Story
London: G. Routledge and Co. Farringdon Street, 1855. First edition. Original red blind-stamped cloth, gilt vignette and lettering on spine, yellow endpapers. Wood-engraved frontispiece, eight full-page wood-engraved plates, vignette and ornaments by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Arthur Hughes and J.E. Millais. Fr. hinge well-cracked and loosened, spine chipped and split near... (Item #951)
Price: $450.00
[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.
[Jugendstil] Munchen Kalender fur das Jahr 1886
Munchen: Central Vereins fur Kirchenbau, 1886. First edition. Thin quarto. Color pictorial wrappers. Superb color illustrations throughout by an un-named artist (O.H.). Very good. (Item #375)
Price: $175.00
[Jugendstil] Munchen Kalender fur das Jahr 1886. anon.
[Smith, Jessie Willcox] The Printing Art Sample Book
Cambridge: University Press, 1911. First printing. Large quarto. Original printed card wrappers. Scarce sample book with many examples of paper, advertising promos, among them a very early reproduction of a Jessie Willcox Smith image, "Little Drops of Water" which first appeared in print the previous year in the 1910 Women's... (Item #474)
Price: $175.00
[Smith, Jessie Willcox] The Printing Art Sample Book. anon.
[Children's] The Dame and Her Donkeys Five
London: Field & Tuer, The Leadenhall Press, 1888. First edition thus. Printed card wrappers with hand-colored cover illustration. Leadenhall Press facsimile of the original Dean and Munday chapbook printed in 1823. 31 superb hand-colored woodcuts. With introduction with the following interesting details: "In the original editon the illustrations are hand-colored... (Item #761)
Price: $175.00
[Children's] The Dame and Her Donkeys Five. anon.
[Mattisse, Bonnard, Klee and others] VERVE. Nos. 5-6, 7 & 8
London: A. Zwemmer, 1939-1940. First edition. Large folios. Offered here is a small collection of three Verve, comprising No 5-6 in one volume, No. 7 and No. 8 in separate volumes (3 in all). No. 5-6 scarce and sought after number with superb cover by Aristided Maillol and lithographs by... (Item #377)
Price: $1,500.00
[Mattisse, Bonnard, Klee and others] VERVE. Nos. 5-6, 7 & 8. anon.
[Smith, Jessie Willcox Presentation Copy] Country Architecture in France and England
New York: C.D. Arnold, 1896. First edition. Publisher's three-quarter buckram, illustrated paper covered boards. PRESENTATION COPY FROM JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH TO HENRIETTA COZENS: "Henrietta Cozens/ Christmas 1901/ from J W S," written in pen on front free endpaper. Tissue-guarded photographs throughout. Henrietta Cozens was one of Jessie Willcox Smith's best... (Item #826)
Price: $475.00
[Smith, Jessie Willcox Presentation Copy] Country Architecture in France and England. C. D. Higinbotham Arnold, Stewardson.
[Arnold] Essays in Criticism (First and Second Series); Discourses in America: Three Volumes
London: Macmillan, 1906-1908. Three separate volumes. Uniformly bound in half red crushed morocco, marbled paper covered boards and enpapers. T.E.G. Very good, attractive set. (Item #968)
Price: $150.00
[Arnold] Essays in Criticism (First and Second Series); Discourses in America: Three Volumes. Matthew Arnold.
[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.
[Pyle, Katharine] Elf King's Flowers
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. 1924. First edition. 4to. Original green cloth backed decorated paper covered boards with cover and spine printed labels. In original gree pictorial dust wrapper with darker green design and lettering on both covers. Illustrated endpapers. Superb color frontispiece by Katharine Pyle, illustrated throughout in... (Item #834)
Price: $125.00
[Pyle, Katharine] Elf King's Flowers. Aunt Sadie.
[Travel] The New Pacific
New York: The Bancroft Company, 1900. First edition. Very thick octavo. Green cloth with intricate gilt stamped cover design, gilt spine, by Margaret Armstrong. 738 pp. TEG. A scarce Armstrong cover, erroneously credited to Maitland Armstrong, but vehemently delcared the work of Margaret Armstrong by Espey and Gullans, #16. Covers... (Item #673)
Price: $150.00
[Travel] The New Pacific. Hubert Howe Bancroft.
[Barrie] Tommy and Grizel
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. First edition. Brown linen weave cloth, cover with attractive leaf and berry design in green and red, gilt and black device, by Margaret Armstrong. Gilt lettering on cover and spine. Eleven full-page black and white illustrations by Bernard Partridge. Corners slightly bumped, near fine... (Item #675)
Price: $150.00
[Barrie] Tommy and Grizel. J. M. Barrie.
[Jugendstil] Pips der Pilz, Ein Wald und Weihnachtsmarchen
Berlin: Hermann Klemm, 1920. 4to. Blue cloth spine, paper coverd boards with color pictorial insert on front cover. Eleven full page color plates, other whole and half page black and white illustrations all by Hans Laluschek. Very innovative images. Printed on acid paper which has accordingly darkened a bit with... (Item #517)
Price: $275.00
[Jugendstil] Pips der Pilz, Ein Wald und Weihnachtsmarchen. Gerdt von Bassewitz.
[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 with regards cover, rather excessive foxing almost always found with this title. Cover gilt is bold... (Item #848)
Price: $250.00
[Beerbohm] The Works of Max Beerbohm. Max Beerbohm.
[Hapgood, T.B.] Jane, Joseph & John
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, n.d. (ca 1910). First edition. Large quarto. Color pictorial paper covered boards, green cloth spine. Attractive full-page color plates by Maurice E. Day, decorations by T.B. Hapgood. Corners chipped, occasional wear. Very good. (Item #705)
Price: $125.00
[Hapgood, T.B.] Jane, Joseph & John. Ralph Bergengren.
[Bloomfield] The Farmer' Boy; A Rural Poem
London: Vernor and Hood, Poultry and Longman and Rees, 1803. Seventh Edition. Contemporary calf-backed, paper covered boards, morocco label. Frontispiece and nine superb wood engravings. Moderate wear to binding, internally a little thumbing and soiling, but a very good copy of a scarce and early edition of this classic. (Item #980)
Price: $185.00
[Bloomfield] The Farmer' Boy; A Rural Poem. Robert Bloomfield.
[Jugendstil] Schone Alte Kinderlieder. Ein deutsches Hausbuch. Mit Bildern von Adolf Johnssen.
Nuremburg: E. Nister, n.c. (ca. 1900). First edition. 4to. Original beige cloth with bold color stamped illustration and decorative border front cover, decorative endpapers. Color and black and white illustrations throughout by Adolf Johnssen. A few line drawings neatly colored in crayon, occasional soiling, but a good, tight copy. (Item #510)
Price: $175.00
[Jugendstil] Schone Alte Kinderlieder. Ein deutsches Hausbuch. Mit Bildern von Adolf Johnssen. Martin Boelitz.
[Children's] Young Maids & Old China
London: Marcus Ward & Co. n.d. (ca. 1888). First edition. Small 8vo. Color pictorial paper covered boards, cloth spine, illustrated endpapers. Superb color illustrations throughout by J.G. Sowerby. Printed on thick card stock.Corners bumped, else very good plus copy of a beautiful Victorian children's book. (Item #427)
Price: $185.00
[Children's] Young Maids & Old China. F. W. Bourdillon.
[Buchanan] The Fleshly School of Poetry and Other Phenomena of the Day [With ALS from Buchanan tipped-in]
London: Strahan and Co. 1872. First edition. Original printed wrappers with engraved illustration on cover of wild garlic, hound's tongue, etc. (odiferous flowers). Celebrated and influential, if not scathing treatise accusing the Pre-Raphaelite artists of, among other things, immorality, and perhaps helping to increase PRB exposure through subsequent exposure and... (Item #934)
Price: $850.00
[Buchanan] The Fleshly School of Poetry and Other Phenomena of the Day [With ALS from Buchanan tipped-in]. Robert Buchanan.
[Green, E.S.] The White People
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1917. First edition. Blue cloth with bold gilt design. Four ful-page plates in tint by Elizabeth Shippen Green. Very good. (Item #818)
Price: $75.00
[Green, E.S.] The White People. Frances Hodgson Burnett.
[Chapman, F.A.] Cotter's Saturday Night
New York: Charles Scribner & Co. 1867. First edition. Publisher's green gilt and embossed cloth with bold gilt stamped design and lettering on both covers and spine, beveled edges. 47pp. Wood-engraved illustrations throughout by F. A. Chapman. A.E.G. Rare first issue. Printed on very thick card stock. This first edition... (Item #882)
Price: $325.00
[Chapman, F.A.] Cotter's Saturday Night. Robert Burns.
Hours of Idleness, A Series of Poems, Original and Translated
Newark: S. and J. Ridge, 1807. First Edition, Later Printing. Finely bound in full dark brown crushed morocco with gilt ruled borders, three-dot motif in corners, five wrap-around embossed strapwork devices connecting five raised bands which have gilt ruled borders. A fine copy of the rare first edition with later... (Item #937)
Price: $1,250.00
Hours of Idleness, A Series of Poems, Original and Translated. George Gordon Noel Byron.
[Campbell, Eleanor] Dick and Jane, etc, Large Collection of Big Book Teacher Aides
Offered here is a large collection of elephant folio sized color illustrated teacher aides by Eleanor Campbel (ca 1950) made for teachers from three different portfolios: 1) "Judy, John and Jean, (20.5 x 20 inches), cards 1-9 inclusive, a total of 18 separate images; 2) "Our Big Book," (20.5 x.... (Item #447)
Price: $1,750.00
[Campbell, Eleanor] Dick and Jane, etc, Large Collection of Big Book Teacher Aides. Eleanor Campbell.
[Leighton, John, Binding] Moral Emblems with Aphorisms, Adages and Proverbs
London: Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, 1865. Third edition. Quarto. Original brown cloth with bold gilt and blback stamped/embossed cover design by John Leighton. Fully illustrated with woodcut illustrations, vignettes, borders and embellishments by Leighton. T.E.G. Brilliant copy, near fine. (Item #400)
Price: $175.00
[Leighton, John, Binding] Moral Emblems with Aphorisms, Adages and Proverbs. Jacob Cats, Robert Farlie.


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