Illustrated Literature from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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image of Gallerie aus der Osterreichischen Vaterlandsgeschichte in Bildlicher Darstellung (2 Volumes - Complete)

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Very attractively bound with textured detailing to boards and gilt rule; gilt particulars to spine. Marbled endpapers. 2 Volumes, complete. Sur blanc plates throughout. Gothic German text throughout. Slight foxing throughout both volumes. General wear to boards (see image). Unpaginated. No previous owners' names or other markings. 8 x 10 1/4 inches.
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$300.00
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Bland Tomtar och Troll

by Bauer John

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1918
Condition
Very Good
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$100.00

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Pictorial wraps. Wear all around. 64 pp. with various color illustrations throughout; 8 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches.
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image of The Rosicrucians, Their Rites and Mysteries; with chapters on the ancient fire- and serpent-worshipers, and explanations of the mystic symbols represented in the monuments and talismans of the primeval philosophers. Illustrated by 316 engravings.

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Blue cloth with red bands and gilt decoration to front board, red decoration to back board, and gilt particulars with a Rosicrucian emblem to spine. Contents include, but are not limited to: Insufficiency of Worldly Objects; The Hermetic Philosophers; Mythic History of the Fleur-de-lis; Monuments raised to Fire-Worship in all Countries; Druidical Stones and Their Worship; Prismatic Investiture of the… Read more
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$400.00
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The Fates of the Princes of Dyfed

by Cenydd Morus (Kenneth Morris)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Textured blue cloth boards with gilt particulars to front board and spine; decorative endpapers. Black and white illustrations throughout. Fantasy fiction from Wales, UK, which is the retelling of the story of Pwyll, Rhianon, and Pryderi from the four branches of medieval Welsh Mabinogion. Fading to foot of spine. xiv, 365 pp. 7.25 x 9.75 inches.
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image of A Primer of Modern Art, with 175 illustrations

A Primer of Modern Art, with 175 illustrations

by Sheldon Cheney

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1924
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Blue cloth boards with debossed text and decoration to front boards; gilt particulars and debossed decoration to spine. 175 black and white illustrations throughout. Previous owner's book plate to front paste down. ix, 383 pp. 6 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches.
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image of Galería regia y vindicación de los ultrajes extranjeros: obra pintoresca literaria y religiosa

Galería regia y vindicación de los ultrajes extranjeros: obra pintoresca literaria y religiosa

by Wenceslao Ayguals de Izco

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Published
1843
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$200.00

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Full mottled calf with gilt particulars and red label to spine. Marbled endpapers. Stamp for Bernardo Galan to title page, and blue ink name and stamp to prologue; boookplate also present to front pastedown. Copiously illustrated with portraits throughout. Worming to bottom but not effecting text. Vol. 1: 304 pp.; Vol. 2: 312 pp. 7 x 10 1/2 inches.
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image of Greenwich Hospital, A Series of Naval Sketches, Descriptive of the Life of a Man-of-War's Man. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank

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Quarter green morocco over marbled boards with 5 raised bands, gilt particulars to spine. 12 hand-colored hors texte illustrations by Cruikshank, as well as black and white woodcuts in text throughout. Image transfer from plate to adjacent text page. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown, John Wallace Skinner, and Edward J. Roe in ink to title page. General wear… Read more
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image of An Introduction to the Mammalia, Chiefly with reference to the principal families not described at length in the former volumes.

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Half green morocco with gilt rule over marbled boards and gilt decoration and particulars to spine, as well as a brown leather label to spine with gilt particulars. Marbled endpapers; top edge gilt. All hand-colored hors texte plates are present. Part of the Naturalist's Library, this being volume XIII. General wear to boards (see image); foxing to beginning and end… Read more
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$135.00
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The Sneetches and Other Stories

by Dr. Seuss

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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First edition of Dr. Seuss' The Sneetches and Other Stories with accompanying dust jacket. First issue dust jacket with the 295/295 publisher's printed price present at upper right corner inside. Rudolf Flesch blurb on rear jacket. Rear jacket inside panel has "Twenty Books" by Dr. Seuss ending with The Sneetches and Other Stories. No previous owner's names or other markings.… Read more
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image of Coke of Norfolk and His Friends,The Life of Thomas William Coke, First Earl of Leicester of Holkham, Containing an Account of Ancestry, Surroundings, Public Services_Private Friendships, IncludingMany Unpublished Letters from Noted Men of His Day, English_American

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Special copy, extra illustrated expanded to four volumes. Full brown morocco with gilt decoration to boards and spine; 5 raised bands. Rolled gilt edges; all edges gilt. Silk endpapers. Binding by Bayntun, Bath, England. Hors texte color plates with tissue guards throughout. General wear to boards; leather cracking at hinges; loss to head of volume 4's spine; slight darkening to… Read more
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Siegfried & the Twilight of the Gods

by Richard Wagner

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1911
Condition
Very Good
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$150.00

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30 color plates. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. Full brown cloth; gilt particulars to front and spine. Pictorial endpapers. Worn all around (see image). 180pp.
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$150.00
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Gezigten in Amerika, Naar afbeeldingen op de plaats zelve geteekend

by W. H. Bartlett, C. J. Zweerts (Translator)

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Published
c. 1848
Condition
Very Good
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$400.00

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Title in english: "Views in America, drawn to pictures on the site itself," (2 volumes complete). Dutch text throughout. Quarter green morocco over marbled boards with gilt particulars to spine. Marbled endpapers. Hors textes plates throughout text; sporadic image transfer to adjacent pages. Volume 1 contains approximately 65 engravings and the frontispiece; volume 2 contains approximately 50 engravings. Scenes depicted… Read more
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The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy;

by Alfred Burton

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1818
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$580.00

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Fine example of Riviere and Son binding in exceptional condition (see image). Full deep red morocco with gilt rule to boards; 5 raised bands and intricate gilt detailing to spine. Gilt ruled edges; intricate inner dentelles; all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece (with tissue guard) and 15 aquatint hors-texte plates throughout. Includes an advertisement page after title page stating this… Read more
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image of Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, 50 illustrations; Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, 42 illustrations;

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Beautiful midnight blue full grained morocco with gilt ruling and illustration to boards, as well as 5 raised bands with gilt particulars and two labels to spine; gilt rolled edges. Gilt inner dentelles;marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Housed in marbled slipcase. General wear to slipcase (see image). No previous owners' names or other markings. TTLG: xi, 228 pp.; AAIW: 200… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Lays of Ancient Rome

by Lord Macaulay (Thomas Babington Macaulay)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1860
Condition
Very Good
Edition
New Edition
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$700.00

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Bayntun, binding. Beautiful forest green full morocco with intricate gilt detailing to boards and spine; 5 raised bands. Marbled endpapers; gilt dentelles; all edges gilt. Black and white illustrations throughout text. Moderate foxing throughout; covers a little darker near fore edge (see image). 210 pp. 7 x 8 1/2 inches
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Susan Who Lives in Australia

by Elisabeth MacIntyre

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1944
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$170.00

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Pictorial paper boards with text to spine. Dust jacket has light soiling and children's markings to front and back; not price clipped; tears at corners and base of spine. Unpaginated. 6 1/2 x 9 inches
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The Book of Genesis (SIGNED by Crum & wife)

by R. Crumb

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
2009
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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$350.00

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Signed by Crumb and his wife and collaborator, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, to title and dedication page respectively. Black cloth fashioned to appear like leather with gilt particulars to boards and spine; back board has a gilt illustration of The Serpent. Dust jacket protected in Mylar. Unpaginated. 9 x 11 1/4 inches.
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La Bendita Tierra

by Salvador de Azpiazu, Serafin and Joaquin Alvarez Quintero

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Published
1927
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$2,200.00

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Beautifully and uniquely bound by Lassalleta . Three paintings to page edges (see images). Full morocco with intricate gilt particulars to boards and spine. Gilt metallic insignia to front board, and patterned silk endpapers. Binding done by Josefina L. Diez Lassalleta at the request the Tamayo family. 120 plates, all with comments by Alvarez Quintero. Spanish text only. Unnumbered pages.… Read more
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The Raven

by Lou Reed

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
May 2011
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$160.00

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Signed by Reed on title page. Black paper board binding with embossed title to front board. Both black and white and color (primarily color) illustrations throughout. Very nice copy without previous owners marks or names. Dust jacket in mylar protector. 162 pp. 9 3/8 x 9 1/4 inches.
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Comus

by John Milton

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1921
Edition
First Edition
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$185.00

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Publisher's original green cloth boards, gilt title, and particulars to front cover and spine, blue endpapers decorated with white silhouettes. Three preliminary leaves, ix-xviii, xxiv mounted color plates (including frontispiece) under captioned tissue guards, 26 cm, 76 pages,
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