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image of THE EDWARD GOREY CALENDAR FOR 1979. GOREY ENDINGS. A Calendar for 1979.

THE EDWARD GOREY CALENDAR FOR 1979. GOREY ENDINGS. A Calendar for 1979.

by GOREY, Edward.

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Published
1979
Condition
Fine in Mailing Envelope.
Edition
First Printing
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$125.00

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New York: Workman Publishing Company., 1979. First Printing. Fine in Mailing Envelope.. Quarto, oblong, coil bound, 8.5 x 11 inches. A complete, fine, Unused Edward Gorey Calendar for 1979, in pristine condition, in the original unused printed mailing envelope. The envelope is a bit dusty and has small creases plus faint marks from two price stickers (long removed)… Read more
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image of CAUTIONARY TALES AND OTHER VERSES.

CAUTIONARY TALES AND OTHER VERSES.

by BELLOC, Hillaire.

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Published
1997 [1999].
Condition
Fine in slipcase
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$30.00

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London: The Folio Society., 1997 [1999].. Hardcover. Fine in slipcase. Octavo, original pictorial cloth. 160 pp. Two-page title page illustrated in full colour, seven additional full-colour plates, plus numerous black & white illustrations throughout the text, all by Simmonds. The third printing, dated 1999 on copyright page. A fine copy in slipcase. ¶ This collection was first… Read more
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image of THE SONGS AND SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.

THE SONGS AND SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.

by ROBINSON, Charles [illustrator]. SHAKESPEARE, William.

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Published
[1987].
Condition
Fine in Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Crescent Books. , [1987].. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Fine in Dust Jacket. First printing of this edition, a reprint of the 1915 edition published in London by Duckworth. Quarto, original blue boards titled in silver on spine panel. 234 pp, Index to First Lines. With 12 full-page colour plates and numrous monochrome illustrations throughout, decorated title… Read more
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image of THE THREE MULLA-MULGARS. With Illustrations by J.A. Shepherd.

THE THREE MULLA-MULGARS. With Illustrations by J.A. Shepherd.

by DE LA MARE, Walter.

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Published
1924
Condition
Fine
Edition
Signed, Limited Edition
Item Price
$250.00

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London: Selwyn & Blount Ltd, 1924. Signed, Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Quarto, original grey boards with buckram spine, leather label on spine titled in gilt. Printed on fine handmade paper. 274 pp, colour frontispiece and 11 addition full-page black & white illustrations throughout the text. Issued in a limited edition of 260 hand-numbered copies Signed by the… Read more
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image of THE ADVENTURES OF PIOCCHIO. The Story of a Puppet. By Carlo Collodi. Illustrated by Iassen Ghiuselev.

THE ADVENTURES OF PIOCCHIO. The Story of a Puppet. By Carlo Collodi. Illustrated by Iassen Ghiuselev.

by GHIUSELEV, Iassen [Illustrator]. COLLODI, Carlo.

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Published
2002.
Condition
Fine in Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$40.00

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Vancouver, BC: Simply Read Books, 2002.. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in Dust Jacket. First Printing of this new illustrated edition. Quarto, original red boards with black cloth spine, pictorial endpapers. 149 pp. Illustrated throughout with full-page colour plates and black & white drawings in the text by Ghiuselev. The book is the correct first printing, and… Read more
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image of THE HUMAN FORM DIVINE. William Blake from the Paul Mellon Collection.

THE HUMAN FORM DIVINE. William Blake from the Paul Mellon Collection.

by BLAKE, William. NOON, Patrick.

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Thompson Rare Books
Published
[1997].
Condition
Fine in Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$45.00

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New York and London: Yale University Press., [1997].. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in Dust Jacket. First edition. Quarto, original dark blue cloth titled in gilt on spine panel. 87 pp. bibliography, references. Fine in dust wrapper. Stunning. Full-colour collection of Blake's artwork from the Mellon collection at Yale.
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image of POEMS OF CHILDHOOD. By Eugene Field. With Illustrations by Maxfield Parrish.

POEMS OF CHILDHOOD. By Eugene Field. With Illustrations by Maxfield Parrish.

by PARRISH, Maxfield [Illustrator]. FIELD, Eugene.

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Published
[1982].
Condition
Fine in Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Atheneum, [1982].. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Fine in Dust Jacket. First Printing of this New Edition. Large octavo, original purple cloth titled in gilt. 199 pp. Colour pictorial title page and eight additional full-page colour plates printed on glossy paper and inserted within the text, all by Parrish. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.… Read more
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image of THE PRE-RAPHAELITE BROTHERHOOD.

THE PRE-RAPHAELITE BROTHERHOOD.

by ANONYMOUS [PHYTHIAN, J. Ernest].

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Thompson Rare Books
Published
No Date [1905].
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$40.00

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London: George Newnes Limited., No Date [1905].. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition. Octavo, original brown boards with white cloth spine, gilt titles and decorations on spine, front panel titled and decorated in dark brown. 20 pp (text) + 56 full-page black & white plates. Finely printed on glossy paper stock. Issued as a volume… Read more
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image of SINTRAM AND HIS COMPANIONS. And UNDINE. By De La Motte Fouque, With Introduction by Charlotte M. Young. Drawings by Gordon Brown.

SINTRAM AND HIS COMPANIONS. And UNDINE. By De La Motte Fouque, With Introduction by Charlotte M. Young. Drawings by Gordon Brown.

by FOUQUE, Baron Frederick de la Motte. BROWN, Gordon [Illustrator].

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Published
1925
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Printing of this Edition.
Item Price
$40.00

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London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., Ltd., 1925. Fourth Printing of this Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. Fourth Printing of this New Edition, originally issued in 1896. Octavo, original pictorial blue clothstamped in black and gold. 279 pp + [19] pp illustrated catalogue of Children's Books bound in at rear. Ink name on front free endpaper, small bookplate… Read more
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image of ABOUT FAIRIES And Other Important People.

ABOUT FAIRIES And Other Important People.

by McCONNELL, Jeannie [Illustrator]. SEWELL, Daisey.

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Thompson Rare Books
Published
No Date [1929].
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$45.00

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London: H.R. Allenson, Limited., No Date [1929].. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition. Octavo, original blue cloth titled in black. 76 pp + [4] pp ads at rear. With 5 full-page clour plates. Spine panel and a small portion of the front & rear boards tanned; ink inscription dated 1937 on front free endpaper, endpapers… Read more
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image of PEACOCK PIE. A Book of Rhymes. With Embellishments by C. Lovat Fraser.

PEACOCK PIE. A Book of Rhymes. With Embellishments by C. Lovat Fraser.

by FRASER, C. Lovat [illustrator]. DE LA MARE, Walter;

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Thompson Rare Books
Published
[1924].
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
Item Price
$45.00

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London: London: Constable & Company, [1924].. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine. First Printing of this New Illustrated Edition. Tall octavo, original navy blue cloth titled in gilt on spine panel & decorated in gilt on upper cover. [128] pp. Colour frontispiece and 15 additional full-page colour plates by Fraser. University of Nevada gift label (now deaccessioned) on… Read more
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image of EUPHROSYNE And Her

EUPHROSYNE And Her "Golden Book".

by LAWSON, Elsworth.

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Published
1901.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$45.00

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Chicago: H.S. Stone & Company. , 1901.. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine. First Edition. Octavo, original pictorial light green cloth stamped in gold and dark green, top edges gilt. 141 pp. The first edition of the author's first book. Minor bruising to spine tips; a fine, bright copy. ¶ A beautiful American Arts & Crafts style… Read more
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image of CONSTABLE'S SKETCHES.

CONSTABLE'S SKETCHES.

by CONSTABLE, John [Illustrator]. LINTON, Sir James D.

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Published
No Date [1920's].
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$40.00

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London: George Newnes Limited. , No Date [1920's].. Quarto, original blue cloth stamped in black and gold. [22] pp, tipped-in colour frontispiece with tissue guard, 65 additional black & white plates tipped onto heavy paper stock with tissue guards. With a biographical introduction by Sir J.G. Linton, R.I. A near fine, bright copy.
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image of THE DEAD KING.

THE DEAD KING.

by ROBINSON, W. Heath [Illustrator]. KIPLING, Rudyard.

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Published
No Date [1910]
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Canadian Edition
Item Price
$40.00

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Toronto: The Musson Book Company Limited, No Date [1910]. First Canadian Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Canadian edition. Octavo, original purple cloth stamped in gold on front panel. [21] pp. Contemporary ink dname and date in ink on front free endpaper, minor wear to the cloth at spine tips and corners, some very tanning to spine. A very… Read more
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image of LALLA ROOKH, An Oriental Romance. Illustrated with Engravings from Drawings by Eminent Artists.

LALLA ROOKH, An Oriental Romance. Illustrated with Engravings from Drawings by Eminent Artists.

by MOORE. Thomas.

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Published
1858
Edition
Early Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858. Early Edition. Octavo, bound in full brown morocco ruled in brown and gilt, the spine with raised bands, ruled and titled gilt within compartments, decorated endpapers, inner dentilles; all edges gilt. Frontispiece with tissue guard and engraved title leaf, plus eleven additional full-page fine engraved plates with tissue guards. Trifling bit… Read more
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