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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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[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.
[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.
[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.
American Female Poets: with Biographical and Critical Notices
Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakiston, 1848. First edition. 4to. Original dark blue cloth with bold gilt strapwork designs and illustration of an urn with an angel of both covers and spine. Frontispiece and ten full-page tissue-guarded steel engravings, mostly of portraits of the poets. An important contemporary compendium of such luminous... (Item #307)
Price: $350.00
American Female Poets: with Biographical and Critical Notices. Caroline May.
[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.
[Beblo, Fritz] Klaus Burrmann, der Tierweltphotograph
Berlin: Gerhard Stalling, 1941. First edition. 8vo. Color illustrated paper covered boards, cloth spine. In original color illustrated dust wrapper (thick card paper) reproducing exactly cover illustrations. Five super full-page, several half-page color illustrations, other B&W illustrations, all by Fritz Beblo. Scarce with wrapper. Hinges reinforced, else very good. (Item #160)
Price: $150.00
[Beblo, Fritz] Klaus Burrmann, der Tierweltphotograph. Christian Morgenstern.
[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.
[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.
[Beskow, Elsa] Blondchen in Bluten
Munchen: Georg W. Dietrich, 1908. First edition. Folio size. Color pictorial paper covered boards, red cloth spine. Illustrated title page, endpapers and superb full page and half page color illustrations throughout by ELSA BESKOW. Corners chipped, some soiling, clean internally, very good. A very scarce Beskow title. (Item #277)
Price: $325.00
[Beskow, Elsa] Blondchen in Bluten. Georg Lang.
[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.
[Bewick, John and Thomas] Poems by Goldsmith and Parnel
London: W. Bulmer; T. Printed for Cadell and W. Davies, 1804. First Octavo Edition. 8vo. Full patterned calf with understated gilt designs on corners, morocco labels on spine. Five plates and eight woodcut illustrations by John and Thomas Bewick. Superb quality in the plates. Corners bumped, some wear to covers... (Item #194)
Price: $450.00
[Bewick, John and Thomas] Poems by Goldsmith and Parnel. Oliver Goldsmith.
[Blackwood, Gladys Rourke] Dilly Dally Sally
Akron: Saalfield Publishing Company, 1940. First edition. Quarto. Color pictorial paper covered boards, original spiral bound. Full and half-page illustrations in monochrome by Gladys Rourke Blackwood. A fine copy in scarce color pictorially wrapper (small tear lower spine, else near fine). (Item #91)
Price: $250.00
[Blackwood, Gladys Rourke] Dilly Dally Sally. Marguerite Henry.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[Brooke, Leslie] A Roundabout Turn
London: Frederick Warne, 1930. First Thus. 8vo. Orange gilt cloth with black design. Illustrated endpapers, frontispiece and three color plates, full and half-page illustrations throughout by LESLIE BROOKE. Some soiling to covers, o/w very good. (Item #248)
Price: $75.00
[Brooke, Leslie] A Roundabout Turn. Robert Charles.
London: Marcus Ward and Co. n.d. (ca 1880). First edition. Oblong quarto. Color pictorial paper covered boards, brown cloth spine. Superb color illustrations throughout. Some wear, very good. (Item #283)
Price: $125.00
Bubbles. A. M. Lockyer.
[Chance, Frederick] Mademoiselle's Home Planning Scrapbook
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1946. First edition. Oversize (square folio). Color pictorial boards with metal spiral binding. Cover light edge wear and staining. Interior clean in nearly unused condition. Illustrated by Frederick Chance in two-color on every page. Includes folders for filing notes on house and room design. Vintage... (Item #76)
Price: $175.00
[Chance, Frederick] Mademoiselle's Home Planning Scrapbook. Elinor Hillyer.
[Chapbook] Poems For Children
New York: Mahlon Day, 1837. First edition. 12mo. Original light brown cloth, gilt titling on cover. 111pp. 36 superb woodcut illustrations (mostly half-page) executed with a high degree of accomplishment for this venue. Clean and bright, near fine. (Item #61)
Price: $275.00
[Chapbook] Poems For Children. By a. Lady.
Child Verse, Poems Grave and Gay.
Boston: Small, Maynard & Co. 1900. 8vo. Light green cloth with delightful cover illustration of bunnies. Illustrated endpapers, decorative title with design motif. originally published in 1899. Very good. (Item #224)
Price: $135.00
Child Verse, Poems Grave and Gay. John B. Tabb.
[Children's Textile] Printed Textile Depicting Early 18th Century Scenes
Offered here is a stunning early printed textile (ca. 1820) depicting children at play, fiddler with dancing dog, rural scenes, vignettes of girls and dolls. Superb red-brown borders and intricate stylized repeating design around perimeter. Textile measures 14 x 16 inches and is remarkably preserved with minimal signs of wear. (Item #79)
Price: $550.00
[Children's Textile] Printed Textile Depicting Early 18th Century Scenes. Textiles.
[Children's] Baby's Lullaby Book. Mother Songs
Boston: Prang & Company, 1888. First edition. Folio. Silk over boards stamped in brown, silver, pink and green design. 16 delightful full-color plates by W.L. Taylor. In scarce original printed dust jacket. These illustrations are truly marvelous, and the entire production is of very high quality, typical of Prang publishing... (Item #15)
Price: $1,850.00
[Children's] Baby's Lullaby Book. Mother Songs. Charles Stuart Pratt.
[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.
[Children's] Nursery Cut-Outs, Gummed Ready for Use
Printed in England: MIA Production, n.d. (ca. 1930). First edition. Oblong folio. Original beige folio envelopes with color pictorial cover insert of ducks, bunnies marching. Six large cut-outs in full color depicting various animals at play, gummed on one side, never used. Each is accompanied by a wax paper separating... (Item #347)
Price: $175.00
[Children's] Nursery Cut-Outs, Gummed Ready for Use. Children's.

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