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The Watercolors of Ray G. Ellis [SIGNED LIMITED EDITION]

By Ellis, Ray G.

North Plainfield, NJ: Twin City Press, 1971. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. Oblong quarto. 73 plates. Hardcover in light green cloth with the artist's signature in gilt on front cover. This is SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION copy. Binding is rubbed. Text is foxed. # 422 of 1978 copies. Artist has SIGNED the copyright page. A programme catalogue is included, Columbia Museum of Art, November 5-26, 1972. Included also are two cards with "Lower Meadows" painting portrayed on them.

$20.00

The Image and the Eye: Further Studies in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation

By Gombrich, E.H.

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1982. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 320 pages, indexed. Hardcover in black cloth binding. Binding has some smudges. Text is clean and sound.

$8.00

Vermeer and the Delft School (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
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Vermeer and the Delft School (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

By Liedtke; Walter

New York, New Haven, London: Yale University Press, 2001. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Quarto. 626 pages, indexed. Hardcover in colour illustrated dust jacket. DJ is scuffed, rubbed. White sticker on rear cover. Pencilled notation on half title page. Rest of text is clean.

$25.00

Shadow of Eros. A Biographical and Critical Study of the Life and Works of Sir Alfred Gilbert, R.A., M.V.O., D. C.L.

By Bury, Adrian

London: Macdonald & Evans, Ltd., 1954. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Large 8vo. 108 pages. Hardcover with a tan dust jacket. The jacket is worn and shows edge tears and chips. Jacket spine is browned. The book is sound and unmarked. Contains black and white illustrations.

$10.00

Coppini & C. Silversmith. Old Manufactory of Artistic Silverware. Established in 1746. (PRICED TRADE CATALOGUE)

By Coppini

Firenzi, Italia: Coppini & Co., 1959. Soft cover. Very Good. 12mo. 2 pages of text and 29 pages of photographic plates (three of these are in color). Soft cover bound in white glossy wrappers. Moderate wear to the binding, which shows some foxing. The first plate is foxed, and about 7 of the other plates show some abrasion where the pages had stuck together. On two or three of these the abrasion is actually on one of the pictured items. Most plates show 10 or more objects in photographs. The facing page gives the name of the item and the price in dollars. An indispensable and rare reference for antique dealers in fine silverware or jewelry.

$75.00

The Image of the Indian and the Black Man in American Art, 1590-1900

By Parry, Ellwood

New York: George Braziller, 1974. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Royal 8vo. 258 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a brown and grey dust jacket. Light wear to the jacket. The book is sound and clean.

$10.00

Milton's Imagery and the Visual Arts: Iconographic Tradition in the Epic Poems

By Frye, Roland Mushat

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1978. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Quarto. 260 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a white and blue dust jacket. A nice, clean copy. With 260 illustrations at the end.

$25.00

The Worlds of M.C. Escher: Nature, Science, and Imagination
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The Worlds of M.C. Escher: Nature, Science, and Imagination

By Steel, David

N.P.: North Carolina Museum of Art, 2015. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Large Quarto. 204 pages. Hardcover in black, white, and yellow dust jacket. DJ is lightly rubbed, with slight bending at upper edge of DJ. Text is clean.

$75.00

Infinite Jest: Wit and Humour in Italian Renaissance Art

By Barolsky, Paul

Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, 1978. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Quarto. 224 pages, indexed. Hardcover in black and white dust jacket. DJ has some slight edgewear. Text is clean.

$16.50

Sellos del Antiguo Mexico; Dibujos del Autor

By Enciso, Jorge

Mexico: N.p., 1947. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 4to. (156) pages. Hardcover with a tan, brown and black dust jacket. Moderate wear to the jacket, which has some edge tears, creases and chips. The book is sound and unmarked within. Illustrated. Text is in Spanish and in English.

$50.00

There Were Giants

By Adams, Kathleen; [and] Frances Elizabeth Atchinson

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1929. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. Lois Lenski. 12mo. 234 pages. Hardcover bound in green and black cloth. The binding shows some rubbing and wear. There is a small glass ring on the front cover. There is some cracking to the gutter between the decorative front flyleaf and the second, blank, front flyleaf. The second front flyleaf has two separate owner's inscriptions. The book itself is sound, and the text has some occasional smudge marks from handling. Scarce.

$85.00

Audubon.  With 12 Colored Plates from Original Audubon Prints
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Audubon. With 12 Colored Plates from Original Audubon Prints

By Rourke, Constance

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1936. Third Printing. . Hardcover. Good. James MacDonald. 8vo. 342 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in blue cloth. The binding shows moderate rubbing and wear. Inner hinges are cracking. SIGNED on the front flyleaf by the author.

$11.50

The Song of Songs Which is Solomon's [#460 of 500 Copies]

By Flint, W. Russell

London: Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici, 1909. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. 4to. Unpaginated. Hardcover bound in quarter tan cloth with grey paper-covered boards and the remains of the original grey dust jacket. Light to moderate wear to the binding. The boards show some browning and foxing, likely from the remains of the dust jacket. The front and rear panels and turn-ins of the jacket remain. The front panel of the jacket has a couple of glass rings as well as a 3 1/2inch tear on the fore edge near the bottom corner. This tear has some old and failed tape repairs and a large accompanying crease. There is also a paper label on the front panel of the jacket from the Medici Society noting this Cloth binding version originally cost 2 Pounds, 12 Shillings, 6 d. Two pieces of the jacket spine laid in loosely. Off-setting on the endpapers from the jacket flaps. There is a 1921 signature on the front flyleaf of Clement W. Harris. A sound copy with unmarked text and untrimmed edges. Collates complete with all 10 color plates. The book had been kept in a closed house, and there is a slight aroma within which we expect to air out. A scarce copy with the remains of the original dust jacket.

$200.00

Cartooning Sports
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Cartooning Sports

By Weaver, Harriett "Petey

Worcester, Massachusetts: The Davis Press, Inc., 1949. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 4to. 43 pages. Hardcover with an orange dust jacket. The jacket shows light rubbing and wear with a small tear at the top edge of the front panel. Jacket has an early price-sticker at the top corner of the front panel. Book is sound and unmarked.

$21.50

Lessons on Form by A. Blunck Architect. Written and Drawin at Special Request of the Prussian Ministry of Commerce and Industry

By Blunck, A.; (Translated by David O'Connor)

Berlin and New York: Bruno Hessling. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. Unpaginated. Hardcover bound in brown cloth. Light wear to the binding; there is a small nick in the cloth at the bottom edge of the front cover. Boards slightly bowed out at the fore edges. A sound copy. Text shows some foxing. Contains some text as well as many pages of printed decorative designs on graph backgrounds. No date; likely 1900-1910. Bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown of "William Helburn / Importer & Publisher / 10 E. 16th St., N.Y.

$36.50

More Ballet Laughs

By Gard, Alex

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 4to. 55 pages. Hardcover with a green dust jacket. The jacket shows some rubbing and wear with spots of abrasions, nicks, etc. Book is sound with secure inner hinges. Text is a little musty.

$8.00

Fashion Drawing, How to Do It

By Doten, Hazel R.; [and] Constance Boulard

New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1939. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 4to. 222 pages. Hardcover with a pale blue dust jacket. The jacket is very worn with numerous edge tears, chips and creases. Jacket spine is sunned and has tears along the rear hinge. The book is sound. Prior owner's name on the front pastedown. Text is a little toned.

$35.00

The Sculpture and Mural Decorations of the Exposition.  A Pictorial Survey of the Art of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition
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The Sculpture and Mural Decorations of the Exposition. A Pictorial Survey of the Art of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition

By Perry, Stella G. S.; (With an Introduction by A. St

San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, 1915. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 202 pages. Hardcover bound in tan cloth. Light wear to the binding; the corners are a little bumped. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Early owner's inscription on the front flyleaf.

$12.50

Album of Virginia: Or Illustration of the Old Dominion

By Beyer, Edward

Richmond, Virginia: Edward Beyer [Printed by Rau & Son of Dresden and W. Loeillot of Berlin], 1858. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. Oblong Folio. Measures about 16 inches tall by 24 inches wide. Hardcover bound in original half leather with cloth-covered boards. The binding is quite worn, and the front cover is detached. The leather on the spine is perished and is chipped off the corners. The first two flyleaves are detached. Illustrated with a lithographic title and 40 full-page color-tinted lithographic plates. The plates are worn about the edges and show some cracking at the gutter. Plates are generally foxed (sometimes quite heavily) and have some damping in the margins. Collates complete with all plates. Edward Beyer (1820-1865) was a German artist who came to America in 1848. In the mid-1850s he travelled through Virginia, painting iconic and romantic scenes along the way. There are several views of the Natural Bridge in Rockbridge County as well as a number of Hot Springs in western Virginia. He also has a good view of Harpers Ferry. Please inquire for more photos. We have an album on our bookshops Facebook page (Pages Past Used and Rare Books) with over 45 images of this book, including an image of each lithograph.

$8500.00

Memoirs of Baron Lejeune, Aide-de-Camp to Marshals Berthier, Davout, and Oudinot. (Two Volume Set; Vols. 1 & 2)

By Bell, Mrs. Arthur; (With an Introduction by Major-General Maurice)

London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1897. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. Octavos. 341; 309 pages. Indexed in the second volume. Hardcovers bound in original green cloth. Moderate wear to the bindings. There is some pale spotting to the front and rear covers of Volume 2 and some spotting to the front cover of Volume 1. There are two newspaper clippings pasted to the front pastedown of Vol. I. There is also an early owner's signature of S. F. Mordecai on the front pastedown. A sound set. There is some occasional foxing to the text, although it is largely clean.

$80.00

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