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The Life of Fanny Hill (Erotica)
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The Life of Fanny Hill (Erotica)

By Cleland, John

Hoboken, 1929. A famous erotic novel about an 18th century British prostitute, first published in 1749. Hoboken, 1929. Limited edition, (#360/700 copies). 8vo. 211pp. Illustrated with 12 color plates in the art-deco style. The paper label on spine is worn, chipped and unreadable, some scattered moderate rubbing to extremities, slight separation to front endpapers at hinge--binding remains square and sturdy-contents clean and bright, a solid, Very Good and rather scarce copy.. First Thus, Limited Edition. Hard Cover.


The Unexpurgated Memoirs of Bernard Mergendeiler

By Feiffer, Jules

New York: Random House, 1965. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. First Printing (stated). Hard Cover.


The Yeomen of the Guard, or The Merryman and His Maid

By Gilbert, Sir W. S.

London: Macmillan, 1929. Red cloth, stamped in gilt on front and spine. Large 8vo. 102pp. Frontispiece and seven illustrations in colour by W. Russell Fling. Drawiing iin pen and Ink by Charles. E. Brock. Crisp and very near fine in clean and very goot plus dustjacket, missing 1.25" at spine crown.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Illus. by Flint, Russell W. .


The Zabajaba Jungle

By Steig, William

New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1987. Thin, unpaginated 4to book in linen cloth, stamped in gilt on spine. Full-color illustrations on every page. Fine in price-clipped very good dust jacket, clean and bright, but with a couple of 2" tears along top edge, front and rear panel, now safe in acetate jacket protector.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover. Illus. by William Steig.


The Butterflies Come

By Politi, Leo

NY: Scribner's, 1957. Small 4to. Unpaginated. Bright yellow, butterfly illustrated cloth, lettered in black. Color illustrations throughout by the author. Book is crisp, bright and very near fine in very good, clean and unclipped dust jacket, a few short tears to edges, missing one-inch chip at spine crown.. First Edition. Hard Cover.


How I Make a Wood Cut
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How I Make a Wood Cut

By Kent, Rockwell

Pasadena, CA: Esto Publishing Co., 1934. Black cloth, printed paper label on front cover. 1/1000cc. 22pp. 4 illustrated plates. Boards modestly rubbed, faint offsetting from title-page illustration on preceding flyleaf, else fine, in acetate protective jacket.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.


Modern Art: Picasso

By Dale, Maud

New York: Knopf, 1930. Yellow cloth stamped in black, small 4to, unpaginated, includes text, color frontispiece and 62 full-page black and white plates. Covers slightly dust-soiled, front cover slightly bowed; internally clean and unmarked, binding tight; a very good copy, no dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover.


The Drawings of Charles Burchfield

By Burchfield, Charles

New York: Praeger, 1968. Oblong 4to. 57 illustrated plates. Text by Burchfield. Edited by Edith H. Jones. Near fine in good+, unclipped, slightly worn and dust-soiled dust jacket, with small scuff from partially removed price-sticker on front.. First Edition. Hard Cover.


Baroque Art in Bohemia

By Blazicek, Oldrich J. (Slavos Kadecka, translator)

The Centre, Feltham, Middlessex: Paul Hamlyn, 1968. Large 4to. Black and white illustrated cloth, spine stamped in gilt, illustrated endpapers. 194pp. containing over 150 illustrations, 32 in full colour, Bibliography, List of Plates, Drawing and Plans, Index of Artists and Places. Fine, but for two small stains to rear cover in very near fine dust jacket, and includes the stapled, cardboard slipcase, as issued.. First Edition. Hard Cover.


The Sculpture of Leonard Baskin

By Jaffe, Irma B

New York: Viking, 1980. Black cloth blind stamped on front, gilt stamped on spine. 224pp. includiing bibliography, and over 150 photographs of the artist's works. Signed by Baskin on front flyleaf. Fine in barely worn, near fine dust jacket.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Illus. by Leonard Baskin. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.



By Salati, Vinicio

Zürich: Büchergilde Gutenberg Limited to 6000cc, this is #25. Hardcover. Cream-colored papered boards, gilt-stamped on front and spine.8vo. 63+1 pp. Boldly illustrated by Felice Filippini Salati. Lightly used, mild age toning, else Near Fine, no dustwrapper, as issued. . First Edition. Hard Cover.


An Account of French Painting
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An Account of French Painting

By Bell, Clive

New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1932. Black cloth, printed paper spine label. 8vo. 219pp + 1. Index. 32 Illustrations. Very mild slant, contemporary name attractively scripted on flyleaf, short endpaper crack near inner hinge, not affecting the binding, which is tight, book is fresh and very Near Fine in detached dustwrapper, missing spine panel and top of rear panel. VIEW IMAGE. First Edition. Hard Cover.


John Ruskin

By Larg, David

New York: D. Appleton., 1933. (1) at end of text indicating first edition for this publisher. Very tiiny stain to front cover, else Fine in spine tanned and lightly soiled Good to Very Good dustwrapper, with tear at rear and price on front flap partially inked out.. First Edition. Hard Cover.



By Fraley, Tobin

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1987. 2nd ed. thus. Originally published in 1983 by Zepher Press Oblong 8vo. Brilliantly graphic photographs by Gary Sinick of colorful, artistically wood carved carousel horses, with text by artisan restorer, Tobin Fraley. Fine in fine dust jacket.. Hard Cover. Illus. by Gary Sinick.



By Bennett, Wendell c

Museum of Modern Art, 1954. First. About fine in very good dj, with short tears to spine folds, tiny chips to tips and spine ends, surface rubbing. Small 4to. 188pp. illus. w/208 plates.. First Edition. hardcover.



By Wilenski, R.H

Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1954. New revised edition. Includes 96 monochrome, and 10 tipped-in colour plates. 12mo. 424pp. About fine in good to very ood dust jacket, with tiny nicks to edges, a short tear at spine crown, and rear panel is slightly dust soiled.. hardcover.



By Kuh, Katharine

Urbana: University of Illinois, 1953. "I have used the machine as others have used the nude, or the still life." Legler. A monograph of the great cubist artist, illustrated with more than 75 reproductions. Oversized 8vo. 121pp., including a selected bibliography, index. Near fine in price clipped dust jacket, lightly tanned, and mildly chipped at spine ends.. First Edition. Hard Cover.


Antique Blue and White Spode
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Antique Blue and White Spode

By Williams, Sydney B

London: B. T. Batsford, 1945. Light blue cloth, stamped in white. Oversize 8vo. 242pp. Index. 123 illustrations. Bumped, else fine in near fine dust jacket. VIEW IMAGE - CLICK ICON left of title.. First Edition, Second Impression. Hard Cover.



By Grosz, George

New York: Jack Brussel, 1965. Fine in fine slipcase, lettered in gilt on spine. One of a thousand copies, issued in three states; this with all the color illustrations: 16 watercolors, 84 illustrations (also issued without the color illustrations, and with the color illustrations in a separate portfolio) . First Edition. Hard Cover.



By Cary, Elisabeth Luther

NY: Moffat, Yard, 1907. First. 8vo. 303pp. including an extensive listing of the artist's paintings and etchings. Illustrated. Corners slightly worn, else a VG+ copy in cloth backed boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Mary Camp Hooton's bookplate on front pastedown (wife of famous Harvard professor, Earnest Albert Hooten, noted physical anthropologist, and author of "Up From the Ape). Written in ink on front flyleaf is, 'From Katherine Duncan Morse,' who wrote "The Uncensored Letters of a Canteen Girl." It was probably scripted by Mrs. Hooton, the recipient of the book, and not Ms. Morse.. First Edition. hardcover.


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