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The Old Court Suburb; or, Memorials of Kensington, Regal, Critical, and Anecdotical
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The Old Court Suburb; or, Memorials of Kensington, Regal, Critical, and Anecdotical

By Hunt, Leigh

London: Freemantle & Co at 217 Piccadilly, 1902. Number 35 of 150 copies, signed by the artists Edmund Sullivan, C.A. Shepperson, Herbert Railton. Illustrated. 2 vols. 4to. Bound in full blue morocco, a.e.g, red moire silk endpapers, for J.W. Robinson Company by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Fine. In full blue cloth dropbox. Number 35 of 150 copies, signed by the artists Edmund Sullivan, C.A. Shepperson, Herbert Railton. Illustrated. 2 vols. 4to. With a tipped in Autograph Letter, Signed, from Leigh Hunt to Isaac Latimer of the Plymouth and Davenport Journal. photo

$1500.00

Fugues sur Siegfried
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Fugues sur Siegfried

By (LABOUREUR, Jean-Émile, illustrator) Giraudoux, Jean

Paris: Editions Lapina, 1930. Edition deluxe, one of 19 copies on Vieux Japon with the extra suite of 15 plates. Etched portrait of the author by G. Gorvel and 4 original full-page etchings by Jean-Émile Laboureur, each signed in the plate. With additional suite of 15 plates, being 3 progressive states of each of the 5 etchings, in a separate folder as issued. 12mo. Original decorative wrappers, unopened; original marbled slipcase. Scattered foxing at edges but a fine copy. Laboureur, Jean-Émile. Edition deluxe, one of 19 copies on Vieux Japon with the extra suite of 15 plates. Etched portrait of the author by G. Gorvel and 4 original full-page etchings by Jean-Émile Laboureur, each signed in the plate. With additional suite of 15 plates, being 3 progressive states of each of the 5 etchings, in a separate folder as issued. 12mo.

$1250.00

Watercolour of title-page "LA MAISON DE LA VIEILLE." Title done in gold. 4 cats and a kangaroo looking at an old seated lady, lady standing by. Soldier above
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Watercolour of title-page "LA MAISON DE LA VIEILLE." Title done in gold. 4 cats and a kangaroo looking at an old seated lady, lady standing by. Soldier above

By (Sta) Saint-Alary, Henri de (b. 1846-1920)

Henri de Sta [pseudonyme d'Arsène-Henry de Saint-Alary (1846-1920)]. Signed lower right by artist. 8-1/2 X 6-1/2 inches. Mounted and matted. Fine. Henri de Sta [pseudonyme d'Arsène-Henry de Saint-Alary (1846-1920)]. Signed lower right by artist. 8-1/2 X 6-1/2 inches. "Henri de Sta was born in Versailles as Arsène Henri Saint-Alary. He began his career around 1882 with La Vie Artistique and the publishing house of Léon Vanier. Coming from a family of militaries, garrison life became a regular theme in his career. De Sta worked as a humorous illustrator for Le Chat Noir since 1892. He was also present in Le Paris Bouffon (1885), Le Rire (1897) and Le Charivari (1900). He composed military alphabets, illustrated songs and produced comics for La Chronique Amusante from 1896, and for Les Contes Moraux et Merveilleux of the printing firm Pellerin d'Epinal."

$750.00

Der Freischutz Travestie: By Septimus Globus
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Der Freischutz Travestie: By Septimus Globus

By (William Tell Spoof) Apel, Johann August

London: C. Baldwyn, 1824. First Edition. 12 etched plates on Whatman paper, by George Cruikshank after drawings by Alfred Crowquill. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Half contemporary calf and marbled boards. Very Good. Cruikshank, George. First Edition. 12 etched plates on Whatman paper, by George Cruikshank after drawings by Alfred Crowquill. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Cohn notes four states of this unusual Cruikshank item: small paper, large paper, India proof copies, and copies with hand-colored plates on Whatman paper. This rollicking spoof of William Tell. Cohn 36

$300.00

The Bells and Other Poems
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The Bells and Other Poems

By Poe, Edgar Allan

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1912. Deluxe Edition, No. 41 of 750 copies numbered and signed by Dulac. Title portrait of Poe in black ink over tan background, 28 full-page color plates mounted on white paper, and 10 black ink headpieces on tan backgrounds, all after drawings by Edmund Dulac. 1 vols. 4to. Original full vellum, gilt with Dulac design, t.e.g., others uncut, some bowing, in black morocco backed slipcase. Dulac, Edmund. Deluxe Edition, No. 41 of 750 copies numbered and signed by Dulac. Title portrait of Poe in black ink over tan background, 28 full-page color plates mounted on white paper, and 10 black ink headpieces on tan backgrounds, all after drawings by Edmund Dulac. 1 vols. 4to. Limited Edition, Illustrated by Dulac.

$1750.00

The Life and Opinions of Tristam Shandy, Gentleman...to which is added The Sentimental Journey
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The Life and Opinions of Tristam Shandy, Gentleman...to which is added The Sentimental Journey

By Sterne, Laurence

London: James Cochrane and Co. 11. Waterloo Place, 1832. First Cruikshank Edition. 8 etched plates by Cruikshank and an engraved frontispiece portrait by Freeman. 2 vols. 12mo. Original blue pebbled publisher's cloth. Fine. Signed by COLLECTOR AND NEW YORKER CARTOONIST Claude Smith. Cruikshank, George. First Cruikshank Edition. 8 etched plates by Cruikshank and an engraved frontispiece portrait by Freeman. 2 vols. 12mo. Cohn 709

$300.00

The Humourist, a companion for the Christmas fireside. Edited by W.H. Harrison. Embellished by fifty engravings, exclusive of numerous (17)vignettes, from designs by the late T.(homas) Rowlandson

By Harrison, W.H., editor

London: R. Ackermann, 96 Strand, 1831. First Edition. 50 Engravings after T. Rowlandson. xiv, 286pp. 12mo. Bound in full green publisher's morocco, a.e.g. Very good plus. Rowlandson, Thomas. First Edition. 50 Engravings after T. Rowlandson. xiv, 286pp. 12mo.

$200.00

Gone with the Wind
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Gone with the Wind

By Mitchell, Margaret

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1968. No. 418 of 1500 copies signed by John Groth. Introduction by Henry Steele Commager. Illustrations by John Groth. 2 vols. 4to. Blue and gray cloth. A fine copy in slipcase. Groth, John. No. 418 of 1500 copies signed by John Groth. Introduction by Henry Steele Commager. Illustrations by John Groth. 2 vols. 4to. With inscription and drawing by John Groth on the ffep, inscribed to Amy.

$325.00

Charles Eisen
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Charles Eisen

By Salomons, Vera

London: John & Edward Bumpus, 1914. Copy No. 77 of 100 Printed on Hand-Made paper. Printed by the Chiswick Press. Illustrated with 39 photogravures from Negatives by the Author. 1 vols. 8vo. Original red patterned paper boards, with gilt-stamped pattern of fleur-de-lys on upper cover, t.e.g. Fine. Copy No. 77 of 100 Printed on Hand-Made paper. Printed by the Chiswick Press. Illustrated with 39 photogravures from Negatives by the Author. 1 vols. 8vo. One of 100. Brilliant copy of a magnificently printed and designed book on one of the great French illustrators of the 18th century. With a preface by Emile Bertaux, a catalogue of the major books illustrated by Eisen, the phtogravure plates after Eisen's illustrations, index or works cited.

$350.00

The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
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The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

By (Napoleon) Ireland, William Henry

London: John Cumberland, 2, Cumberland Terrace, 1828. First edition. Engraved titles to each volume, 24 hand-colored and 3 uncolored engraved folding plates by George Cruikshank after Vernet and others. 4 vols. 8vo. Bound in half red crushed levant morocco and marbled boards. Bookplates of J. Barton Townsend and William Alan Pinkerton Watkins. Some splits along folds of plates. Very good. Cruikshank, George. First edition. Engraved titles to each volume, 24 hand-colored and 3 uncolored engraved folding plates by George Cruikshank after Vernet and others. 4 vols. 8vo. Ireland's classic biography of Napoleon, with the fine hand-colored plates by Cruikshank.

$1750.00

The Village of Palaces; or, Chronicles of Chelsea
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The Village of Palaces; or, Chronicles of Chelsea

By (EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED) L'Estrange, Rev. A.G.

London: Hurst and Blackett, 1880. Extra-illustrated with 76 plates. 2 vols. 8vo. Three quarter green morocco, t.e.g. Spines faintly toned, else fine. Extra-illustrated with 76 plates. 2 vols. 8vo.

$600.00

Watercolour of title-page "LA MAISON DE LA VIEILLE." With a man and 2 woman singing and raising glasses while a group of cats look on and above a Kangaroo
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Watercolour of title-page "LA MAISON DE LA VIEILLE." With a man and 2 woman singing and raising glasses while a group of cats look on and above a Kangaroo

By Saint-Alary, Henri de (b. 1846)

Lettering in gold of the title. Signed lower left Henri de Sta. 8-1/2 X 6-1/2 inches. Matted. Lettering in gold of the title. Signed lower left Henri de Sta. 8-1/2 X 6-1/2 inches. "Henri de Sta was born in Versailles as Arsène Henri Saint-Alary. He began his career around 1882 with La Vie Artistique and the publishing house of Léon Vanier. Coming from a family of militaries, garrison life became a regular theme in his career. De Sta worked as a humorous illustrator for Le Chat Noir since 1892. He was also present in Le Paris Bouffon (1885), Le Rire (1897) and Le Charivari (1900). He composed military alphabets, illustrated songs and produced comics for La Chronique Amusante from 1896, and for Les Contes Moraux et Merveilleux of the printing firm Pellerin d'Epinal"

$750.00

Twenty panoramic silver-print photographs of Jamaican vistas and street scenes
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Twenty panoramic silver-print photographs of Jamaican vistas and street scenes

By (Jamaica)

Jamaica, 1908. Mounted recto and verso to loose black paper album leaves, captioned in white, each monogrammed DKM, 1908 within image. Oblong 8vo (images measure 3-1/2 x 11-3/4 inches). Some chipping to album leaves with occasional wear to corners of images. Mounted recto and verso to loose black paper album leaves, captioned in white, each monogrammed DKM, 1908 within image. Oblong 8vo (images measure 3-1/2 x 11-3/4 inches). Locatons include Port Antonio and Hotel Tichfield, Kingston (including evidence of destruction from the 1907 earthquake), Saint Ann's Bay, Cuba (as seen from a boat), and Castleton Gardens.

$950.00

Docteur Caufeynon. Les Monstres humains. Histoire. Superstitions. Croyances populaires. Formations. Anomalies. Phénomènes. [Bound with;:] La Vie Sexuelle des Monstres. Avec mille et une observations curieuses sur leurs organes génitaux
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Docteur Caufeynon. Les Monstres humains. Histoire. Superstitions. Croyances populaires. Formations. Anomalies. Phénomènes. [Bound with;:] La Vie Sexuelle des Monstres. Avec mille et une observations curieuses sur leurs organes génitaux

By (Teratology) [Fauconney, Jean]; Dr. [Alberto] LIPTAY

Paris: Librairie La Nouvelle France, J. Fort Editeur; A.-B. de Liptay, Publicité médico-mondaine, 1904. Illustrated. 175; 409, [3, ads] pp. 1 vols. 18mo. Twentieth century blue buckram, preserving wrappers. Toned, occasional paper flaws in margins. Book label of Philp van Doren Stern. Very good. Illustrated. 175; 409, [3, ads] pp. 1 vols. 18mo. Two illustrated French popular works on human monsters in history, superstition,and from a medical perspective, with emphasis on teratology, freaks, hermaphroditism, and genital anomalies and deformities. With an illustrated chapter on the North Carolina Siamese twins Millie-Christine. In a sturdy American binding. Uncommon. Fauconney: OCLC, 6976706, 19614704. Liptay: OCLC 14795509, 457487844

$250.00

Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

By Franklin, Benjamin

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1868. First Complete Edition. Large Paper Copy, #25 of 100 copies, with a tipped etching of Franklin's House at front, captioned. Extra-Illustrated. 409 pp.Printed by the Lippincott Press. 1 vols. Large octavo. Bound in full brown morocco, t.e.g., for Asprey. Fine. First Complete Edition. Large Paper Copy, #25 of 100 copies, with a tipped etching of Franklin's House at front, captioned. Extra-Illustrated. 409 pp.Printed by the Lippincott Press. 1 vols. Large octavo. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED. ONE OF 100. Howes F 323 "aa"

$1500.00

Very Funny
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Very Funny

By ([Wain, Louis])

London: Nister, 1890. First edition. Cnhromolithographs by Louis Wain. Square 12mo. Blue cloth spine and pictorial paper over boards. First edition. Cnhromolithographs by Louis Wain. Square 12mo. Inscribed on the ffep by the Dean of Chester Xmas 1890/1.

$500.00

Manuel du Tourneur. Ouvrage dans lequel on enseigne aux amateurs la manière d'exécuter sur le tour à pointes, à lunettes, en l'air, à guillocher, à carré, à portraits [.] tout ce que l'art peut produire d'utile et d'agréable ..
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Manuel du Tourneur. Ouvrage dans lequel on enseigne aux amateurs la manière d'exécuter sur le tour à pointes, à lunettes, en l'air, à guillocher, à carré, à portraits [.] tout ce que l'art peut produire d'utile et d'agréable ..

By (Furniture) Bergeron, L.-E

Paris: Hamelin-Bergeron, 1816. Second, expanded edition. xxxii-50 [i.e. 509]; xi-[1]-542 pp. Atlas: first 8 plates with 9 hand-coloured figures per plate of wood grains; IX-XXXIX; Atlas Tome II, LVII plates, some folding. 96 plates in all. 3 vols. 4to (atlas); 8vo (text). Contemporary quarter tan calf (rubbed). Signed by the publisher opposite opposite title page of volume 1, and along title page margin as receipt of purchase for 60 fr. Text and plates clean and fresh. Atlas vol. rebacked preserving spine. Second, expanded edition. xxxii-50 [i.e. 509]; xi-[1]-542 pp. Atlas: first 8 plates with 9 hand-coloured figures per plate of wood grains; IX-XXXIX; Atlas Tome II, LVII plates, some folding. 96 plates in all. 3 vols. 4to (atlas); 8vo (text). Second edition of the definitive contemporary work on the lathe, originally published in 1792-96. The illustrations show wood turning machinery and tools, finished products, and hand-colored depictions of 72 varieties of wood grain. Brunet I-785; Ogden, Bibliography of Turning item 27

$900.00

Photograph Album. African Safari Album
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Photograph Album. African Safari Album

N.P., 1920. 66 gelatin silver prints mounted on 22 leaves. 10 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches. Original tan cloth album. Binding worn, upper hinge cracked but holding, some toning to prints, a few prints loose, binder's ticket to front pastedown. 66 gelatin silver prints mounted on 22 leaves. 10 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches. Photograph album depicting an African safari, showing campsites, scenery, game, and local guides. The few captions mention the following place names: Luangwa Valley, Mpasa, Shiwa, Merula, Victoria Falls, Capetown.

$750.00

Amherst College.  Class of 1874
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Amherst College. Class of 1874

By (Amherst)

[Amherest , Mass, 1874. circa 130 photographs. With 4 pp. of printed text giving the Statistics of the class at the front. Thick 4to. Bound in presentation embossed brown morocco, with graduating student Alfred Ely's name stamped in gilt on upper cover, bottom of spine perished, else Very Good. circa 130 photographs. With 4 pp. of printed text giving the Statistics of the class at the front. Thick 4to. Melvil Dewey was the Class of 1874.

$2250.00

Cats. A Portfolio
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Cats. A Portfolio

By Newberry, Calkre Turley

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1943. 16 plates. Print size: 10 1/4" x 13 3/4". Bifolium of text. Small Folio. Loose in portfolio. 16 plates. Print size: 10 1/4" x 13 3/4". Bifolium of text. Small Folio.

$200.00

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