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New York: Dover. 1973. First printing. Softcover. Covers a little curled, with one corner crease, near fine otherwise.; B&W Illustrations; Quarto; xiv, 112 pages .
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New York: Viking. 1999. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. The Viking Studio edition of the Pennyroyal Caxton Bible. 232 excellent engravings by Barry Moser. Cream cloth gilt. Bound in ribbon marker. Small light smudge on front cover, spine very lightly darkened, else a fine jacketless copy. 5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required; Folio .
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Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill. 2000. Softcover. 5th printing. Card covers. Fiine copy, and inscribed by Brender in 2001. .
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Toronto: Viking. 1994. First printing. Hardcover. Inscribed by Illustrator; Green boards. Colour photos. Fine in fine jacket, and inscribed by Gerard Brender à Brandiis. Beautiful photos of Hamilton's Royal Botanical Gardens, with nice woodcuts. 1.5 kg parcel; Oblong quarto; Signed by Illustrator .
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A GATHERING OF FLOWERS FROM SHAKESPEARE. With quotations selected and interpreted by F. David Hoeniger

by BRENDER À BRANDIS, G.

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2006
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Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill. 2006. First printing. Softcover. Inscribed by Author; Card covers. Fine copy. Inscribed by Brender.; Octavo; Signed by Author .
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PORTRAITS OF FLOWERS. With commentary by Patrick Lima

by BRENDER À BRANDIS, G.

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Published
1995
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Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill. 1995. First printing. Softcover. Card covers. Fine copy. Signed by Brender and Lima. 72 excellent wood engravings by Brender à Brandis. ; Octavo; Signed by Author .
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SPRING GARLAND: Gerard Brender à Brandis, engraver. E. Russell Smiith, poet

by SMITH, E. Russell (Gerard Brender à Brandis)

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Published
2005
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First printing
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Ottawa: BuschekBooks. 2005. First printing. Softcover. Inscribed by Illustrator; Card covers. pp 63. Fine copy. ; Octavo; Signed by Illustrator .
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AN ARTIST'S GARDEN

by BRENDER À BRANDIS, G.

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2001
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Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill. 2001. First printing. Softcover. Inscribed by Author; Card covers. Fine copy. Inscribed by Brender. 74 wood engravings. ; Octavo; Signed by Author .
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New York: Appleton, 1857 (for 1856). Hardcover. Publisher's grained bevel edge brown leather, illustrated and lettered in gilt, decorated in gilt and blind, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. pp 30 + blank leaves. 20 njce vignette steel engravings in text. Lacking the top 3.5 cm of spine; Xmas, 1856, ink inscription at front; nicks and short … Read more
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THE UNDERGROUND SKETCHBOOK. With a Preface by Jonathan Miller

by UNGERER, Tomi

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Published
1964
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First US printing
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New York: Viking. 1964. First US printing. Hardcover. Red and grey boards. Bit of rubbing to ends and joints of bit sunned spine; bit of rubbing to lower edges, bit of wear to outer corners; yellowing to page edges; else a VG clean jacketless copy. An early collection of his unique erotic drawings. ; Oblong octavo .… Read more
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ODDBALLS

by WESTERGARD, Jim

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2015
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Erin, ON: Porcupines Quill. 2015. First printing. Softcover. Card covers. Fine copy, with a compliments of the publisher slip laid in. "They say truth is stranger than fiction. In Oddballs, Jim Westergard proves it. This collection of wood engravings accompanied by short, tongue-in-cheek biographies showcases forty fantastically detailed, warts-and-all portraits of some of history’s most peculiar… Read more
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THE ILIAD OF HOMER. Translated with an introduction by Richard Lattimore. Drawings by Leonard Baskin

by HOMER

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Published
1962
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First printing of this edition
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1962. First printing of this edition. Hardcover. Red linen with illustrated cover label. pp (527) + many full page pen and wash b&w illustration. Damp stain to lower outer corner of last half of text, shallow in the margins except for one leaf; a few small an spots to fore edges; else… Read more
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ABOUT LOVE: 3 stories. Translated by David Helwig. Designed and decorated by Seth

by CHEKHOV, Anton

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Published
1992
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First printing
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(Windsor, ON): Biblioasis. 1992. First printing. Hardcover. Inscribed by the translator; Pictoria cloth without jacket as issued. Inscribed by the translator to noted Canadian author Leon Rooke. Fine copy of this strikingly illustrated book. ; 12mo; Signed by the translator .
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BENNETT'S FABLES from Aesop and Others, Translated into Human Nature. Foreword by Gerald Gottlieb

by BENNETT, Chalres H.

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Published
1978
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First of this edition
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New York: Viking. 1978. First of this edition. Hardcover. Dark blue cloth. Fine copy. Dust jacket has flap price inked out, rear panel softly rippled, else fine. Reprint from a rare hand-coloured copy of the 1857 original held by the Pierpont Moegan Library. Wonderful illustrations. ; Squarish octavo .
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GREAT AMERICAN ILLUSTRATORS

by REED, Walt

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Published
1979
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First printing
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9780517287477
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New York: Crown. 1979. First printing. Hardcover. 0517287471 . Dark blue boards. pp 105. Full page reproductions in colour and black & white. Fine copy. Dust jacket is curled and torn, now in plastic. With black ink sketch of a head front and rear by Canadian artists Michael; Close. Samples the work of 50 American illustrators of… Read more
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RANDOLPH CALDECOTT: his books and ilustrations for young readers

by DESMARAIS, Robert J.

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2006
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Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta. 2006. First printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth. pp xviii, 118. Numerous colour reproductions. Fine in fine jacket. Excellent catalogue of an exhibition at the Bruce Peel Special Collections Library, University of Alberta, June-Sept. 2006. ; Octavo .
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EDMUND DULAC

by WHITE, Colin (Edmund Dulac)

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Published
1976
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First US issue
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New York: Scribner's. 1976. First US issue. Hardcover. Blue cloth. pp 205, [3]. 181 illustrations (32 in colour), index. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has a two inch snag to rear panel, VG otherwise. Includes a checklist of his work. Excellent reference for the noted book illustrator. 1.5 kg parcel; Quarto .
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GWEN RAVERAT wood engraver

by SELBORNE, Joanna and Lindsay Newman

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Published
2003
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First Trade Edition
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London & New Castle, DE: British Library & Oak Knoll Press. 2003. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth. pp (152). Illustrated, index. Fine in fine jacket. Previously published in 1996 in an edition of 300 copies. Includes a descriptive bibliography of all her prints and the books she illustrated. 1.35 kg parcel; Quarto .
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OF THE DECORATIVE ILLUSTRATIONS OF BOOKS OLD AND NEW

by CRANE, Walter

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1984
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London: Bracken Books. 1984. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of the 1896 Bell edition. Green boards. pp 243. Index. Many illustratins. Text paper a bit toned as always, else fine in fine jacket.; 12mo .
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THE JACKDAW OF RHEIMS. With illlustrations by Charles Folkard

by INGOLDSBY, Thomas

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Published
1914
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First US issue
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Philadelphia: John C. Winston. 1914. First US issue. Hardcover. Purple bevel edge decorated cloth, front cover stamped in gilt and green. 12 colour plates tipped to dark grey card with captioned tissue guards, numerous b&w drawings in text, title page lettered in black and orange, UK printed. Sunning to bevel edges, and spine, with a few spots… Read more
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