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VERSE & FABLES
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VERSE & FABLES

By Torre, Vincent

New York: The Inkwell Press, 1993. First edition, limited to 150 copies signed by Torre, this copy no. 147. Fine. First edition, limited to 150 copies signed by Torre, this copy no. 147. Quarto. [x], 118p. Illustrated by Vincent Torre with the title-page and 18 full-page plates cut in wood and printed from the original blocks. Hand bound with blue cloth spine over pattern paper-covered boards.

$200.00

LES DINERS DE GALA
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LES DINERS DE GALA

By Dali, Slavador

New York: Felicie, Inc, 1973. First American edition. Just moderate rubbing to the foil jacket and slight spine lean, else a nice copy. First American edition. Tall quarto. 323p. Illustrated in color and black and white by Dali. Bound in cream cloth with Dali illustration in color, illustrated endpapers. Illustrated gold foil dust jacket.

$300.00

SELECTED JAPANESE OLD PICTURES.  Set of 6
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SELECTED JAPANESE OLD PICTURES. Set of 6

By [Shinagawa's?] Wood Block Prints

Tokyo: Kyoto Hangain Co, n.d.. Some chipping to spine, all else including prints fine. Set of six color wood block prints of scenery in paper mats (10 1/4" x 8"), the prints measuring 7 1/8" x 5 1/4") with a sheet laid in explaining the prints. Housed in portfolio of decorated paper-covered boards with silk tie. Title page mounted on cover of portfolio. Sheet laid describing each print and the artist.

$150.00

THE BLUE BIRD, A FAIRY PLAY IN SIX ACTS
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THE BLUE BIRD, A FAIRY PLAY IN SIX ACTS

By [Robinson, F. Caley, illus.] Maeterlinck, Maurice

New York: Dodd, Mead, 1911. First American edition. Brilliant copy in the original box. Creases to lower corner of frontispiece, box faded and worn, but complete. First American edition. Quarto. xvi, 211p. Illustrated by F. Caley Robinson with frontispiece and 24 enchanting tipped-in color plates. Bound in blue cloth with gilt titles and elaborate designs of birds in gilt on spine and upper cover, t.e.g. Quite scarce thus.

$500.00

HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES
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HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES

By Michaud, Joseph Frnacois

Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1880. First American edition. Publisher's bindings with very ltiile wear, rare thus. First American edition. Two volumes. Folio. viii, 364p; 362p. Illustrated by Gustave Dore with 100 plates wood-engraved by Bellenger, Doms, Gusman, Jonnard, Pannemaker, Pisan, and Quesnel. Folio. Bound in quarter brown leather over beveled boards, a.e.g., the spine and upper covers with titles and designs in gilt and red. Malan p. 287.

$3250.00

THE FARMER'S YEAR, A CALENDAR OF ENGLISH HUSBANDRY
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THE FARMER'S YEAR, A CALENDAR OF ENGLISH HUSBANDRY

By Leighton, Clare

New York: Longmans, Green, 1933. First American edition. A bright and crispcopy without the slipcase. First American edition. Oblong folio (15 1/4"). Illustrated by Clare Leighton with full-page wood engravings, one for each month. Bound in black cloth with gilt titles on spine and upper cover and with gilt vignette of farmer on cover, pattern paper endpapers by Leighton. Housed in original cloth slipcase with paper label. Clare Leighton's most sought after book. Increasingly difficult to find in nice condition.

$1500.00

CANDIDE AND OTHER ROMANCES
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CANDIDE AND OTHER ROMANCES

By Voltaire, [Jean Francois Marie Arouet de.]

London and New York: John Lane The Bodley Head; Dodd, Mead, 1928. First edition thus. An excellent fine and bright copy in the illustrated dust jacket with just the slightest chips. First edition thus. xxxiii (i), 220p. Translated by Richard Aldington, Illustrated by Norman Tealby with 12 full-page plates in black and white. In the publisher's black and gold cloth series with gilt titles and dancing figures of women and monkeys, illustrated endpapers.

$175.00

SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST

By Shakespeare, William

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1908. First trade edition. Fine and bright but for small creases to lower corner of one plate. First trade edition. Quarto. xxiv, 144p. Illustrated with 40 tipped-in color plates by Edmund Dulac. Bound in half red leather with red cloth sides, t.e.g., the spine with dark blue and brown title labels gilt, the remainder ornately gilt. Hughey 19a.

$1450.00

PRINTED KATE GREENAWAY, A CATALOGUE RAISONNE
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PRINTED KATE GREENAWAY, A CATALOGUE RAISONNE

By Schuster, Thomas E. and Rodney Engen

Edinburgh: T. E. Schuster, 1986. First edition. Fine in dust jacket with slight spine fade. First edition. Tall 8vo. 304p. Illustrated in color. Green cloth titled in gilt on spine and upper cover. Errata slip laid in.

$50.00

THE TRAGEDY OF MR. PUNCH, A FANTASTIC PLAY IN PROLOGUE AND ONE ACT
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THE TRAGEDY OF MR. PUNCH, A FANTASTIC PLAY IN PROLOGUE AND ONE ACT

By Thorndike, Russell and Reginald Arkell

Edinburgh: Duckworth & Co, 1923. First edition. About fine with lightly bumped corners, 5 of the plates with minor corner creases, the dust jacket about fine but for minor chips to spine crown and foot. First edition. Quarto. 61p. Introductory essay by Max Beerbohm. Illustrated by Arthur Watts with nine tipped-in color plates on heavier stock (not figured in the pagination). In original publisher's binding on black-titled tan cloth spine over marbled paper-covered boards, the upper cover with title in black and orange.

$250.00

THE CANTERBURY TALES  OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER
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THE CANTERBURY TALES OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER

By Chaucer, Geoffrey

London: Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society, 1913. Limited to 500 copies on hand-made Riccardi paper, this no. 461. The spines are evenly faded to lighter blue-gray, covers of volumes I and III with evenly faded areas due to light exposure from shelf placement. Still a magnificent and presentable set. Limited to 500 copies on hand-made Riccardi paper, this no. 461. Three volumes. Illustrated by W. Russell Flint with 33 mounted color plates. 4to. Bound by Bayntun (Riviere) in full royal blue crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spines in six panels with gilt titles and figural ornaments, each panel with a gilt frame and corner pieces, the covers with double ruled borders with corner pieces and with a large central figure of horse with rider.

$5750.00

THE WORLD OF EDWARD GOREY
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THE WORLD OF EDWARD GOREY

By Ross, Clifford and Karen Wilkin

New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1996. First edition. Limited to 350 copies signed by Edward Gorey, Karen Wilkin and Clifford Ross. This copy no. 46. Fine in fine dust jacket in black cloth slipcase. First edition. Limited to 350 copies signed by Edward Gorey, Karen Wilkin and Clifford Ross. This copy no. 46. Square quarto. (ii), 190p. Illustrated throughout in color and black and white. Bound in black cloth with spine titles in red and gilt. Includes bibliography.

$250.00

THE LADY WITH THE CAMELLIAS
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THE LADY WITH THE CAMELLIAS

By Dumas Fils, Alexandre

London: Privately printed and [published for the Maison Quantin], 1887. Limited to 550 copies, this no. 336. Crisp as new in fleece-lined slipcase. The spine with just the very slightest fade. Limited to 550 copies, this no. 336. Folio. xxii, 243p. "A new translation with a new preface by the author." Illustrated with 40 photogravures and etchings by Albert Lynch (1851-1912). Each chapter head with a drawing by Lynch in heliogravure by Dumont and printed in various colors. Extra color pictorial title page. Bound for Asprey in full navy crushed morocco with warbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spine in six panels with gilt titles and floral ornaments. Dumas' novel was the source for the story of the opera La Traviata.

$1000.00

GRAY'S ELEGY
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GRAY'S ELEGY

By Gray, Thomas

Boston: Bibliophile Society, 1912. Limited to 469 copies. Minor crack to upper joint, faint glass ring to upper cover, but still most attractive and sound, the contents quite fine. Limited to 469 copies. Small 4to. 16 leaves printed in Japon vellum. Illustrated with 10 original exquisitely hand-colored copper plate etchings by H. W. Bicknell. Every etching is signed in pencil by Bicknell. The title pages etching features 4 vignette scenes within and with rules and outlines in gilt. Bound by the French Binders in full brown crushed morocco with green morocco doblures and watered silk flyleaves, the spine with gilt titles and simple floral panel ornaments, the covers with simple ruled frame with flowers and trailing vines. The Bibliophile Society logo is hand-colored and highlighted in gilt on a flyleaf. (The volume would have been bound in green and has faded to a mellow brown but for some green remaining on the back cover and the doblures). "The title page and text of this edition of the Elegy are from copper plates, engraved by Arthur N. Macdonald for the Bibliophile Society, The illustrations were designed and etched on copper by H. W. Bicknell. All the plates have been destroyed." (Title page verso).

$950.00

ENGRAVED IN THE WOOD
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ENGRAVED IN THE WOOD

By Mackley, George

London: The Two-Horse Press, 1968. Limited to 300 copies signed by the artist (this no. 126). Fine. Limited to 300 copies signed by the artist (this no. 126). Folio. 18-page introduction in stitched wrappers designed and printed by Will and Sebastian Carter at the Rampant Lions Press, Cambridge on paper made on the cylinder mould machine at Wookey Hole, Somerset. The type is Herman Zapf's Palatino cast by Stempel at Frankfort-am-Main and the boxes are handmade by Gray's at Cambridge. Printed in black and orange. With 68 fine wood engravings laid in loose as issued. Housed in publisher's brown cloth box with paper spine label. Excellent wood engravings. Prospectus laid in.

$1000.00

THE BELLS AND OTHER POEMS
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THE BELLS AND OTHER POEMS

By Poe, Edgar Allan

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1912. Edition de luxe of 750 copies SIGNED BY DULAC, this no. 729. Cover and all plates fine. Front and rear flyleaves browned. The vellum covers have moderate warping. Edition de luxe of 750 copies SIGNED BY DULAC, this no. 729. Unpaged. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac with 28 tipped-in color plates. 4to. Bound in original publisher's full vellum with gilt titles and all over designs of bells on spine and upper cover, t.e.g., ribbon tie replaced. Hughey No. 29.

$3500.00

THE FARMER'S YEAR, A CALENDAR OF ENGLISH HUSBANDRY
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THE FARMER'S YEAR, A CALENDAR OF ENGLISH HUSBANDRY

By Leighton, Clare

New York: Longmans, Green, 1933. First American edition. Cover with minor wear, else fine. The slipcase also with some wear, but sound and complete. Contents excellent. First American edition. Oblong folio (15 1/4"). Illustrated by Clare Leighton with full-page wood engravings, one for each month. Bound in black cloth with gilt titles on spine and upper cover and with gilt vignette of farmer on cover, pattern paper endpapers by Leighton. Housed in original cloth slipcase with paper label. Clare Leighton's most sought after book. Increasingly difficult to find in nice condition.

$1500.00

SONGS AND POEMS OF THE ETTRICK SHEPHERD
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SONGS AND POEMS OF THE ETTRICK SHEPHERD

By Hogg, James

London and Edinburgh, 1911. No. 3 of the "Songs of Life and Romance Series". Uncut and unopened, small neat closed tear near front flap, very mild soil to dust jacket. No. 3 of the "Songs of Life and Romance Series" Small 8vo. (viii), 152p, (iv, ads). Illustrated by Jessie M. King with five tipped-in color plates, and with color-printed tipped-in title-page and illustrations list. The third plate is repeated in smaller size and mounted to both the cover and the dust jacket. Green cloth bindings titled in black with frame and garland in black around the cover plate. Quite scarce, especially so in this remarkably nice condition. Elfick and Harris. TN Foulis, The History and Bibliography of an Edinburgh Publishing House. No. 141.

$650.00

THE NEW LIFE [LA VITA NOUVA]
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THE NEW LIFE [LA VITA NOUVA]

By Dante Alighieri

London: George G.Harrap, 1916. Very good with minor wear and cracking to front inner hinge, all quite sound and presentable. Long gift inscription on flyleaf. Large 8vo. 167p. Translated by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Illustrated by Evelyn Paul with color plates (some mounted) and decorations on every page. Title page and some plates highlighted in gold. Bound in full brown embossed and carved leather with illustrated endpapers and with three wrap-around straps with metal studs, the designs heavily carved with a multi colored central raised portrait of Dante on upper cover. Scarce in this binding.

$500.00

THE PIED PIPER OF HAMLIN
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THE PIED PIPER OF HAMLIN

By Browning, Robert

London: George G.Harrap, 1934. Edition limited to 410 copies signed by Arthur Rackham, this no. 198. Fine in slipcase with paper limitation statement. Edition limited to 410 copies signed by Arthur Rackham, this no. 198. 45p. Illustrated with four color plates and 14 text drawings by Arthur Rackham. In the original limp vellum binding with illustrated endpapers, t.e.g., the upper cover with stylized gilt titles. Riall p. 186.

$1250.00

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