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The Palace Of Pleasure by William Painter

by Bliss, Douglas Percy (Illustrator)

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Published
1929
Condition
Full vellum, leather spine labels lettered in gilt. Teg. Fine in very good, uncommonly found original black slipcase
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London: Cresset, 1929. Leather Bound. Full vellum, leather spine labels lettered in gilt. Teg. Fine in very good, uncommonly found original black slipcase. Bliss, Douglas Percy. XXX, 196, IX 244. IX 254, VIII 226 pages. 30 x 20 cm. Limited edition Copy XXIV of 30 special numbered copies printed on hand-made paper and bound in full vellum printed… Read more
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Elaine by Alfred Tennyson

by Dore, Gustave (Illustrator)

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Published
1867
Condition
Orig. publisher blue morocco, rectangular gilt front cover frame houses center gilt escutcheon, beveled edges. Aeg. Very good
Edition
First edition
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$450.00

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London: E. Moxon, Son, & Co, 1867. First edition. leather_bound. Orig. publisher blue morocco, rectangular gilt front cover frame houses center gilt escutcheon, beveled edges. Aeg. Very good. Folio, 35.5 x 26.5 cm. Enid, Elaine, Vivien and Guinevere were part of a series published by Moxon, illustrated by Dore. Enid is the Fourth Part of Idylls of the… Read more
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$450.00
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Enid by Alfred Tennyson

by Dore, Gustave (Illustrator)

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Published
1868
Condition
Orig. publisher green morocco, rectangular gilt front cover frame houses center gilt escutcheon, beveled edges. Aeg. Very good
Edition
First edition
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$950.00

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London: E. Moxon, Son, & Co, 1868. First edition. leather_bound. Orig. publisher green morocco, rectangular gilt front cover frame houses center gilt escutcheon, beveled edges. Aeg. Very good. Folio, 35.5 x 26.5 cm. Enid, Elaine, Vivien and Guinevere were part of a series published by Moxon, illustrated by Dore. Enid is the Fourth Part of Idylls of the… Read more
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The Ballads Of Robin Hood

by Lees, Jim (Editor)

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Published
1977
Condition
Green cloth spine decorated and lettered in gilt and decorated boards. Fine in fine green slipcase
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$90.00

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Cambridge: Limited Editions Club, 1977. Hardcover. Green cloth spine decorated and lettered in gilt and decorated boards. Fine in fine green slipcase. David Gentleman. 232 pages. 28 x 18 cm. Introduction by Jim Lees, illustrated by David Gentleman, eight full page auto lithographs in color and numerous miniature line drawings in the text. Printed at Cambridge University Press.… Read more
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$90.00
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Antigone

by Sophocles

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Published
1975
Condition
Decorated and gilt lettered covers and spine. Fine in fine slipcase
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$85.00

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Haarlem: Limited Editions Club, 1975. Hardcover. Decorated and gilt lettered covers and spine. Fine in fine slipcase. Harry Bennett. 144 pages. 30 x 22 cm. Translated into English verse by Elizabeth Wycoff (corresponding texts printed on facing pages), Introduction by D.S. Carne Ross, illustrated by Harry Bennett with eight full page illustrations, and 15 monochrome text images. Printed… Read more
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The Sermon On The Mount

by Greer, Rowan A. [Introduction and Commentaries]

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Published
1977
Condition
Orig. quarter black cowhide, covers with Cockerell hand-marbled paper. Teg. Fine in fine slipcase
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$90.00

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Oxford: Limited Editions Club, 1977. Hardcover. Orig. quarter black cowhide, covers with Cockerell hand-marbled paper. Teg. Fine in fine slipcase. 82 french-leaved pages. 30 1/2 x 22 1/2 cm. With an Introduction, Parallel Texts, and Commentaries by Rowan A. Greer, designed by John Dreyfus. Limited edition, copy 1267 of 1600. NEWMAN & WICHE 507. Very fresh, bright,… Read more
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The Light of Asia Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama Prince of Indian and Founder of Buddhism

by Arnold, Sir Edwin

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Published
1976
Condition
Covers in stain resistant cotton in an Indian pattern, green leather backstrip label stamped in gold leaf. Fine in fine brown sl
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$100.00

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Avon Ct: Limited Editions Club, 1976. Hardcover. Covers in stain resistant cotton in an Indian pattern, green leather backstrip label stamped in gold leaf. Fine in fine brown slipcase. Ayres Houghtelling. 220 pages. 30 x 24 cm. With an introduction by Melford E. Spiro and illustrations by Ayres Houghtelling, eight full page watercolors, eight two color line drawings… Read more
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The Odyssey of Homer

by Homer

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Published
1981
Condition
Brown cloth stamped in crimson. Fine in fine matching brown slipcase
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$250.00

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West Hatfield: Limited Editions Club, 1981. Hardcover. Brown cloth stamped in crimson. Fine in fine matching brown slipcase. Moser, Barry. 376 pages. 28 x 18 cm. illustrated with wood-engravings by Barry Moser, Translated by T.E. Shaw (Lawrence of Arabia), Introduction by Jeremy M. Wilson. Limited edition copy 1267 of 2000 signed Moser and Jeremy Wilson. Laid in the… Read more
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$250.00
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Twenty Four Nature Pictures; Produced in Facsimile

by Detmold, Edward Julius

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Published
1919
Condition
Orig. three quarter brown cloth and thick board portfolio lettered in black and red. Very good
Edition
First edition
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$2,100.00

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New York & London: E.P. Dutton & Co. & J.M Dent Sons Ltd, 1919. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. three quarter brown cloth and thick board portfolio lettered in black and red. Very good. Folio, 53 x 40 cm. 23 (of 24) large mounted color plates with lettered tissue guards. Limited edition, copy 452 of 500 (of 50 copies… Read more
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Les Avantures De Telemaque, Fils D'Ulysse

by Fenelon (François de Salignac de La Mothe)

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Published
1734
Condition
Contemporary full mottled calf. Aeg. Very good/Near fine
Edition
Nouvelle Edition
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$1,675.00

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Amsterdam & Rotterdam: J. Wetstein & G. Smith, & Zacharie Chatelain; Jean Hofhout, 1734. Nouvelle Edition. leather_bound. Contemporary full mottled calf. Aeg. Very good/Near fine. [(2), X, XVII] 424 pages. 28.5 x 23 cm. Folding map, 24 plates engraved by Balthasar Bernaerts, Philipp Van Gunst, Louis Surugue and Jacob Folkema after Louis Fabricius Dubourg, Bernard Picart and Guillaume-François-Laurent… Read more
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Marsyas by Gaston Salvatore

by Marco Del Re (Illustrator)

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Published
1999
Condition
Loose as issued in color lithographed wrappers with original glassine overwrapper. Fine in fine yellow clamshell box lettered in
Edition
First edition
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$625.00

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Paris: Maeght, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Loose as issued in color lithographed wrappers with original glassine overwrapper. Fine in fine yellow clamshell box lettered in red. Unpaginated. 30.5 x 22 cm. Limited edition, copy 7 of 15 (total edition of 120) on Velin D'Arches with an original gouache initialed and dated by Del Re, and a suite of… Read more
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Egyptian Sculpture Cairo and Luxor

by Russmann Edna R. & David Finn

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Published
1989
Condition
Orig. beige cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper
Edition
First edition
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$25.00

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Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. beige cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper. 230 pages. Folio, ninety-two color plates. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Arranged in chronological order.
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L'Ame Et La Danse

by Valery, Paul

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Published
1925
Condition
Full decorated black morocco. Fine in matching fine slipcase
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$3,750.00

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Paris: Le Livre Contemporain, 1925. leather_bound. Full decorated black morocco. Fine in matching fine slipcase. 80 pages. 34 x 26 cm. 22 lithographic illustrations by Raphael Drouart. Limited edition, copy 56 of 120, signed by Paul Valery and Raphael Drouart. This copy dedicated to M.R. Delaine. Rouart was proficient in all the printmaking techniques; etching, engraving, mezzotint, relief… Read more
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Brunelleschi A Poem

by Howard, John Galen

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Published
1913
Condition
Orig. blue boards with paper spine label. Near fine
Edition
First edition
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$35.00

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San Francisco: John Howell, 1913. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. blue boards with paper spine label. Near fine. 92 pages. 8vo, unopened. Limited edition, one of 480 copies printed by Taylor, Nash and Taylor. Brunelleschi (1377-1446) was Filippo di Ser Brunellesco Lapi. Nice copy, well-printed with wide text margins.
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The Revelation Of Saint John The Divine

by Saint John

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Published
1932
Condition
Orig. full red calf by the Gregynog Bindery. Very good
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$2,900.00

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Newtown, Montgomeryshire: Gregynog Press, 1932. leather_bound. Orig. full red calf by the Gregynog Bindery. Very good. Blair Hughes-Stanton. Unpaginated. 35 x 21 cm. Limited edition, copy 26 of 250 with wood engravings and title page designed and engraved by Blair Hughes-Stanton, hand set in Bembo and Perpetua type. More than 40 wood engravings, several are full paged. This… Read more
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Atlas Classica: Or Select Maps Of Ancient Geography Both Sacred and Profane

by Finley, Anthony

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Published
1827
Condition
Contemporary three quarter maroon roan, backstrip and extremity wear. Very good
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$1,250.00

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Philadelphia: Anthony Finlay, 1827. Hardcover. Contemporary three quarter maroon roan, backstrip and extremity wear. Very good. Folio, 36 x 28 cm. Ten hand-colored engraved maps (one double page), colored double-page chart of time, two folding letterpress text leaves. Maps include (1) Terra Veteribus Nota, (2) Graecia Antiqua, (3) Orientis Tabula, (4) Asia Minor, (5) Romanum Imperium, (6) Italia… Read more
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The Birds

by Aristophanes

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Published
1959
Condition
Orig. quarter black calf, decorated parchment sides. Fine in original glassine. In fine decorated chemise in fine slipcase
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$90.00

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New York: The Thisle Press, 1959. Hardcover. Orig. quarter black calf, decorated parchment sides. Fine in original glassine. In fine decorated chemise in fine slipcase. 418 pages. 29 x 21 cm. Limited edition, copy 409 of 1500 signed by Marian Parry. Pen and ink drawings by Marian Parry in colors and black and white. With an Introduction by… Read more
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A Handbook Of Greek Sculpture; Part II

by Gardner, Ernest Arthur

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Published
1897
Condition
Orig. navy cloth decorated in blind. Very good
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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London & New York: Macmillan, 1897. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. navy cloth decorated in blind. Very good. 553 pages. 20 x 13 cm. More than 100 illustrations in the text Extensive Index. Bibliography. Ex library with no external marking.
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The Arabian Nights Tales From The Thousand And One Nights

by Detmold, Edward Julius (Illustrator)

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Published
1924
Condition
Orig. publisher's cream pictorial cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. Fine
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$1,650.00

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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1924. Hardcover. Orig. publisher's cream pictorial cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. Fine. 240 pages. 28 x 22.5 cm. Twelve color plates with lettered tissue guards. The hallmark of Detmold's style is the frequent combination of extremely naturalistic detail with a precise and delicate coloring reminiscent of Persian and Indian miniature painting. He… Read more
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Le Satyricon by T. Petronius Arbiter

by Derain, Andre [Illustrator]

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Published
1951
Condition
Orig. quarter vellum and illustrated cream portfolio, vellum backed. Near fine in very good slipcase
Edition
First edition thus
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$2,300.00

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Paris: Np, 1951. First edition thus. Hardcover. Orig. quarter vellum and illustrated cream portfolio, vellum backed. Near fine in very good slipcase. 291 pages. Folio, 45 x 35 cm. Copy 161 of a total edition of 280 copies. 33 engraved plates and numerous woodcut vignettes. Engravings were printed by Georges Leblanc on the presses of Marthe Fecquet and… Read more
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