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LE CORBEAU. (THE RAVEN)
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LE CORBEAU. (THE RAVEN)

by (EASTON PRESS). (FACSIMILE). POE, EDGAR ALLEN

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Library of Congress: Easton Press, 1995. Authorized Facsimile Edition. 540 x 364 mm. (21 1/4 x 14 5/16"). [12] pp. Authorized Facsimile Edition. Original dark blue quarter morocco over blue marbled boards, slightly raised bands, with gilt tools and lettering. Frontispiece image of a raven's head printed on thin paper, and four facsimile plates of illustrations by Edouard Manet. With Easton Press bookplate, a large ex-libris plate with raven, and a four page pamphlet printed by the Library of Congress, all loosely laid in. A hint of wear to extremities of binding, but the contents pristine. This facsimile faithfully recreates the famous 1875 edition of Edgar Allan Poe's "Le Corbeau," translated by StĂ©phane MallarmĂ© and illustrated by Edouard Manet. According to the Library of Congress' prospectus, the original work "marks an important turning point in the history of the illustrated book. . . . the bilingual volume was a bold, early attempt at a new type of artistic collaboration--the livre… Read more
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DANTE'S INFERNO: TRANSLATIONS BY TWENTY CONTEMPORARY POETS
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DANTE'S INFERNO: TRANSLATIONS BY TWENTY CONTEMPORARY POETS

by (ECCO PRESS). DANTE ALIGHIERI. HEANEY, SEAMUS [and others], Translators

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Hopewell, NJ: [Printed by Michael and Winifred Bixler for] Ecco Press, 1993. No. 75 OF 125 COPIES, SIGNED by all 20 poets (and 20 poet's copies, hors de commerce). 330 x 250 mm. (13 x 10"). xiii, [1], 199, [1] pp., [1] leaf (colophon). Edited by Daniel Halpern, with an introduction by James Merrill and an afterword by Giuseppe Mazzotta. No. 75 OF 125 COPIES, SIGNED by all 20 poets (and 20 poet's copies, hors de commerce). Original burgundy raw silk backed with black morocco by Claudia Cohen, smooth spine with gilt lettering, black endpapers and flyleaves, edges untrimmed. In the matching black raw silk slipcase. With an original color etching by Francesco Clemente laid in as frontispiece. In mint condition. This is a lovely deluxe edition of a collaborative work that demonstrates the lasting influence of the great Medieval poet. The list of translators is impressive: Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney (who found much inspiration in Dante); U.S. Poets Laureate Richard Wilbur, Mark Strand,… Read more
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THE GEORGE ELIOT PORTFOLIO, BEING A SERIES OF SIXTY JAPANESE PAPER PROOFS FROM ORIGINAL ETCHINGS...
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THE GEORGE ELIOT PORTFOLIO, BEING A SERIES OF SIXTY JAPANESE PAPER PROOFS FROM ORIGINAL ETCHINGS AND PHOTO-ETCHINGS ILLUSTRATING GEORGE ELIOT'S WORKS

by [ELIOT, GEORGE]

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Paris: Estes and Lauriat, 1888. No. 17 OF 50 COPIES of the Edition de Luxe, printed for the Continent. 435 x 300 mm. (17 1/4 x 11 3/4"). [2] leaves of text followed by plates. No. 17 OF 50 COPIES of the Edition de Luxe, printed for the Continent. Publisher's ivory cloth, upper cover with two bands of gilt knotwork on a red background, gilt lettering, smooth spine with gilt titling and publisher's device, blue printed endpapers, all edges gilt. 60 ETCHINGS AND PHOTO-ETCHINGS ON JAPON tipped onto lettered cardstock. Baker & Ross F8 (prospectus for deluxe edition). A sprinkling of very faint brown spots to tail edge of upper board, a couple of plates with trivial wrinkles or creases, but AN EXTREMELY FINE COPY, quite clean, fresh, and bright inside and out, with excellent impressions of the plates. This is an outstanding copy of an attractive portfolio containing a suite of plates created for a deluxe edition of the works of George Eliot produced by Estes and Lauriat. In addition… Read more
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PRINCIPUM ET ILLUSTRIUM VIRORUM EPISTOLAE
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PRINCIPUM ET ILLUSTRIUM VIRORUM EPISTOLAE

by (ELZEVIER IMPRINTS). [DONZELLINI, GIROLAMO]

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Amsterdam: [Georgius vander Marse for] Ludovic Elzevir, 1644. 136 x 72 mm. (5 3/8 x 2 3/4"). 4 p.l., 432 pp., [6] leaves. Contemporary olive brown morocco, covers with gilt-ruled border, flat spine divided into panels with rows of gilt ovals, red morocco label, gilt-rolled turn-ins, endpapers printed with gilt stars, all edges gilt. Engraved allegorical title page. Verso of front free endpaper with morocco bookplate of Mortimer Schiff; front flyleaf with bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst. Motteley, p. 30; Rahir 1013; Willems 1014. Spine sunned to a pleasing honey color, a scattering of small spots to boards, but AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE COPY, clean and crisp internally, in a lustrous binding showing virtually no wear. Beautifully preserved and with a distinguished provenance, this is a collection of letters written by "leaders and illustrious men" of both ancient times and Renaissance Italy. First printed in Venice in 1574, it is the work of the Protestant Italian physician Girolamo Donzellini… Read more
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WHITNEY'S CHOICE OF EMBLEMS.
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WHITNEY'S "CHOICE OF EMBLEMS.

by (EMBLEM BOOK - FACSIMILE). WHITNEY, GEOFFREY

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London: Lovell, Reeve & Co, 1866. 258 x 186 mm. (10 1/8 x 7 1/4"). 1 p.l. (half title), lxxxvii pp., [10] leaves, 230 pp., [2] leaves, 233-440 pp.Edited and with Essays and Annotations by Henry Green. FINE NAVY CRUSHED MOROCCO BY RIVIERE (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers framed by gilt rules with fleuron cornerpieces, large gilt arabesque at center, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with fleuron centerpiece, gilt titling, heavily gilt inner dentelles, all edges gilt. Photo-lithographic facsimile with 252 woodcut emblems in the text, and 72 plates relating to the history of emblem books. A hint of wear to joints, a couple of short scratches to rear board (well masked by refurbishing), minor offsetting to flyleaves from binder's glue, about two-thirds of the leaves uniformly lightly browned (due to paper stock), but still an excellent copy, clean and fresh with ample margins, in a sound binding. In a handsome binding from a first-rate workshop, this is a very pleasing 19th century… Read more
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EMBLEMATA . . . PARTIM MORALIA PARTIM ETIAM CIVILIA
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EMBLEMATA . . . PARTIM MORALIA PARTIM ETIAM CIVILIA

by (EMBLEM BOOK). SCHOONHOVEN, FLORIS VAN

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Lugduni Batavorum [Leyden]: Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1626. Second Edition. 193 x 145 mm. (7 1/2 x 5 3/4"). 6 p.l., 235 pp. Second Edition. Attractive late 19th century brown crushed morocco, gilt, raised bands, spine compartments with floral spray at center, volutes at corners, gilt titling, gilt-rolled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved frame to title page, frontispiece portrait of the author, and 74 EMBLEMS BY CRISPIN VAN DE PASSE THE YOUNGER. Front pastedown with morocco bookplate of Robert Hoe and wood-engraved bookplate of E. Bern. Landwehr, "Low Countries," 728; Praz 493; Rahir 223; Willems 261. Leaves lightly pressed (but, perhaps apart from the title, probably not washed), a couple of minor stains, but a very attractive copy, the binding with only trivial wear, and the text clean and fresh, with excellent impressions of the engravings. This is the first Elzevier edition of one of the most influential emblem books of the era, with the same fine van de Passe engravings… Read more
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EMBLEMATA
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EMBLEMATA

by (EMBLEM BOOK). ALCIATI, ANDREA

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Lvgdvni: Apud HĂŠredes Gulielmi Rouillii [Guillaume Rouille], 1614. 182 x 110 mm. (7 1/4 x 4 1/2"). 20 p.l., 816 pp., [12] leaves.Edited by Claude Mignault. IN A SUPERB CONTEMPORARY CALF BINDING, LAVISHLY GILT, panelled covers framed with double gilt rules, elaborate massed floral sprays and pointillĂ© roll enclosing a central mandorla with similar floral and foliate tooling nearly filling the central panel, an oval at the very center enclosing an armorial centerpiece comprising a crown above a shield with six azured horizontal bars, the coat of arms of the Comte de BĂ©lin (see below), flat spine panelled with gilt fillets and decorative rolls, and with massed gilt foliate sprays in the center panel, all edges gilt. Printer's device on title page, woodcut headpieces, tailpieces, and initials, 14 woodcuts of trees, and 197 EMBLEMATIC WOODCUT ILLUSTRATIONS. Title page printed in red and black. Front flyleaf with long inscription indicating that this volume was given as a prize for first place in Greek… Read more
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LES ABUS DU MARIAGE / MISBRUICK DES HOUWELYCX / MISBRAUCH DES EHLICHEN STANDES
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LES ABUS DU MARIAGE / MISBRUICK DES HOUWELYCX / MISBRAUCH DES EHLICHEN STANDES

by (EMBLEM BOOK). PASSE, CRISPIN VAN DE

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[Amsterdam]: s.n., 1641. FIRST EDITION. 145 x 183 mm. (5 3/4 x 7 1/4"). [44] leaves (complete). FIRST EDITION. ELEGANT 19TH CENTURY NAVY BLUE CRUSHED MOROCCO, GILT, BY DAVID (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers with French fillet frame and floral cornerpieces, raised bands, spine compartments with floral centerpiece, paisley cornerpieces, gilt titling, gilt-rolled turn-ins, marbled endpapers and flyleaves, all edges gilt. WITH 50 OVAL PORTRAIT-STYLE ENGRAVINGS AND ONE FULL-PAGE ENGRAVING. Front free endpaper with morocco bookplates of Robert Hoe and Cortlandt Bishop and with engraved armorial bookplate of Hermann Marx; old seller's description pasted on to front marbled flyleaf. Text in French, Dutch, and German. Franken, "L'oeuvre gravĂ© des van de Passe" 1372; Brunet I, 22 ("rares et fort recherchĂ©s"); USTC 1010417. Joints and extremities with just a hint of rubbing, text lightly washed and pressed (in keeping with bibliophilic fashion at the time of binding), but AN ESPECIALLY APPEALING… Read more
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THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS. [with] THE PSALMS OF DAVID IN METRE
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THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS. [with] THE PSALMS OF DAVID IN METRE

by (BINDINGS - SCOTTISH HERRINGBONE). BIBLE IN ENGLISH

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Edinburgh: Printed by James Watson, One of His Majesty's Printers, 1719, 1716. 135 x 65 mm. (5 1/4 x 2 5/8"). Two volumes. FINE CONTEMPORARY BLACK MOROCCO, ELABORATELY GILT, IN A SCOTTISH HERRINGBONE DESIGN, covers with central panel featuring a herringbone of turnip tools, with buds at either end and a daisy in the center, this enclosed by a frame featuring oblique fleuron cornerpieces and half-circles along the outside of the frame, raised bands, spines gilt in compartments with either a saltire dividing the panel into four triangles containing a pomegranate or palmette tool, or with a "mirrored" floral design, gilt-rolled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Front flyleaves with small holes from removal of earlier owner inscription and with (19th century?) ink signature; one volume with pencilled notes on Scripture to flyleaves. Darlowe & Moule 743. For the binding: Sommerlad, "Scottish 'Wheel' and 'Herring-bone' Bindings in the Bodleian Library" 16-18; Maggs Catalogue 1212, 122. Boards… Read more
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(THE MACKLIN BIBLE)
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(THE MACKLIN BIBLE)

by (BINDINGS - GEORG FRIEDRICH KRAUSS). BIBLE IN ENGLISH

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London: T. Bensley for T. Macklin [final volume Bensley for T. Cadell & W. Davies], 1800 [for the six volumes of the Bible], 1816 [for the Apocrypha]. First Printing of this Edition. 480 x 385 mm. (19 x 15 1/8"). One leaf in the Apocrypha (3P2, comprising two prologues of Ecclesiasticus) invisibly inserted from another copy. Seven volumes (comprising the regular Bible in six volumes, and the Apocrypha, usually not included, as a seventh volume). First Printing of this Edition. ABSOLUTELY MAGNIFICENT CONTEMPORARY RED NEOCLASSICAL-STYLE STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, SUMPTUOUSLY GILT AND ONLAID WITH BLUE, BY GEORG FRIEDRICH KRAUSS, done for Duke ALbert of Saxe-Teschen (with repeated "AST" monogram), covers with very elaborate frames incorporating 11 plain and decorative gilt rules, four onlaid borders of blue morocco, and very elegant swirling foliate ornamentation around the central scalloped panel, six pairs of raised bands, each pair flanking a recessed gilt and blue metope and pentaglyph rule, very… Read more
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THE LAMENTATIONS OF JEREMIAH. [offered with] HUGHES-STANTON,  BLAIR. THREE ORIGINAL WOOD...
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THE LAMENTATIONS OF JEREMIAH. [offered with] HUGHES-STANTON, BLAIR. THREE ORIGINAL WOOD ENGRAVINGS FROM "LAMENTATIONS" PRINTED ON JAPANESE VELLUM

by (GREGYNOG PRESS). BIBLE IN ENGLISH

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Montgomeryshire, Wales: Gregynog Press, 1933. No. 37 OF 250 COPIES, one of 110 in this binding, accompanied by three additional plates on Japon, EACH ONE OF 12, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. 390 x 255 mm. (15 1/4 x 10"). [15] leaves. No. 37 OF 250 COPIES, one of 110 in this binding, accompanied by three additional plates on Japon, EACH ONE OF 12, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Fine original dark slate blue Oasis morocco, device in blind on front cover, blind titling on front cover and spine. In the original paper slipcase, somewhat worn and browned, but sound. Wood engraved title with device, and 21 wood engravings in the text, five of them full-page chapter openings, by Blair Hughes-Stanton, and WITH THREE ORIGINAL SIGNED WOOD ENGRAVINGS ON JAPANESE VELLUM--"The Man Mourns I" (5/12), "The Man Mourns II" (4/12) and "Destruction" (5/12)--attractively matted. Printed in blue and black on Japanese vellum; with an additional half-page engraving from chapter I laid in. Harrop 29; De Zilverdistel Cat. II, 29;… Read more
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THE FOUR GOSPELS
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THE FOUR GOSPELS

by (GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS). (BIBLE IN ENGLISH)

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Waltham St. Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1931. No. 329 OF 500 COPIES (the first 12 on vellum). 343 x 242 mm. (13 1/2 x 9 1/2"). 1 p.l., 268, [2] pp., [1] leaf (colophon). No. 329 OF 500 COPIES (the first 12 on vellum). Publisher's half pigskin over wheat-colored buckram by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, raised bands flanked by gilt rules, gilt titling and cockerel device on spine, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. In a modern tan cloth slipcase. ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT, with four large woodcuts on section titles and scores of striking large and small woodcut illustrations, decorative elements, and initials BY ERIC GILL. Printed on Batchelor handmade paper. Chanticleer 78; A Century for the Century 26. A little freckling to buckram boards (as usual), corners just slightly bumped, but still A FINE COPY, pristine internally--the text entirely clean, fresh, and bright, and the binding with only negligible imperfections. This is a remarkably appealing copy of the chief work produced by one of the… Read more
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THE SONG OF SONGS.  BEING LOVE LYRICS FROM ANCIENT PALESTINE
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THE SONG OF SONGS. BEING LOVE LYRICS FROM ANCIENT PALESTINE

by (GRABHORN PRESS). BIBLE IN ENGLISH

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San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1922. No. 127 OF 310 COPIES. 204 x 130 mm. (8 x 5"). [19] leaves.Translated and with commentary by Morris Jastrow. Preface by Helen Jastrow; introduction by Franz Cumont. No. 127 OF 310 COPIES. Publisher's stiff vellum, flat spine with gilt titling. With woodcut vignette by Harold von Schmidt and initials by Joseph Sinel. Printed in red and black. Heller & Magee 45. Two small (naturally occurring?) discolorations to vellum, but a pristine copy internally, in an unworn binding. Honored by the American Institute of Graphic Arts as one of the 50 finest books produced in 1922, this volume contains a new translation of the Canticle and an accessible scholarly commentary, packaged in a very pleasing private press book. With considerable persuasiveness, Morris Jastrow has burrowed through centuries of religious interpretation to reveal the "Song of Songs" in its original state: a collection of secular folk lyrics from various sources, compiled in the third century B.C.,… Read more
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THE COMPREHENSIVE BIBLE
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THE COMPREHENSIVE BIBLE

by (BINDINGS - 19TH CENTURY PRESENTATION). BIBLE IN ENGLISH

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London: Samuel Bagster, ca. 1860. 305 x 225 mm. (12 x 8 3/4"). 4 p.l., 96, 1001, [1], [2] leaves ("Family Register," blank), 1005-1338, xlvi pp. IMPRESSIVE CONTEMPORARY BLIND-STAMPED BROWN MOROCCO, covers with alternating rows of fleur-de-lys stamps and gothic ornaments separated by multiple plain rules, raised bands, spine compartments with similar tooling, gilt titling, two large and ornate brass clasps extending across the board panels, turn-ins with gilt guilloche roll, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt and elaborately gauffered. With folding table of comparative chronology and five maps printed in colors. Front pastedown with large brown morocco presentation label inscribed in gilt to Rev. W. Acworth, Vicar of Plumstead, dated March 13, 1863. Traces of leather preservative to spine, a hint of wear to the leather, one of the maps slightly browned, but QUITE A FINE COPY, the text clean, fresh, and bright, and the binding remarkably well preserved, with shining brass clasps.… Read more
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LES SAINCTES PRIERES DE L'AME CHRESTIENNE
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LES SAINCTES PRIERES DE L'AME CHRESTIENNE

by (ENGRAVED BOOKS). MOREAU, PIERRE

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Paris: Jean Henault, 1656. Fifth Edition. 164 x 109 mm. (6 1/2 x 4 1/4"). [106] leaves. Fifth Edition. Contemporary black morocco, covers with blind-stamped armorial device of the Buade family (three griffin legs, surmounted by a crown), raised bands, two silver metal clasps, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. ENGRAVED THROUGHOUT in calligraphic script with elaborate borders and images of Christ, the Virgin, and the Seven Deadly Sins, all by Moreau. Front pastedown with bookplate of Roger Paultre. Bonacini 1228 (1644 ed.); For the binding: Guigard II, 130. Joints and extremities minimally rubbed (and well masked with dye), fore margin of most leaves faintly thumbed (title page just slightly more so), lower right marginal corner of a dozen leaves with small, very weak dampstain, final page with adhesion at inner margin, other trivial defects, but still quite an appealing copy, the binding solid, lustrous, and scarcely worn, and the engraved text bright, smooth, and clean. This is an especially… Read more
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OPERA
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OPERA

by (ENGRAVED BOOKS). HORACE. PINE, JOHN, Engraver

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London: John Pine, 1733-37. Second Issue (with "potest" error on p. 108 of volume II). 228 x 146 mm. (9 x 5 3/4"). Two volumes. Edited by John Pine. Second Issue (with "potest" error on p. 108 of volume II). FINE CONTEMPORARY FRENCH CRIMSON CRUSHED MOROCCO, GILT, covers with triple-fillet border, smooth spines in compartments with central floral sprig surrounded by small tools, volute cornerpieces, two dark green morocco labels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. ENGRAVED THROUGHOUT, THE TEXT EMBELLISHED WITH LAVISH ROCOCO DECORATION including headpieces and tailpieces, initials, and numerous vignettes and large illustrations, 10 of them full-page. A Large Paper Copy. With the subscriber list. Cohen-de Ricci 497; Rothschild 1548; Schweiger II, 408; Dibdin II, 108; Brueggemann, p. 585; Graesse III, 354; Brunet III, 320. Faint soiling and spotting to covers, otherwise A SUPERB SET, clean, bright, and fresh internally, and in virtually unworn bindings. This is an engraved book of celebrated beauty,… Read more
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THE COURT ALBUM. [and]  HEATH, CHARLES.  THE WAVERLEY GALLERY. [and] HEATH'S PICTURESQUE ANNUAL...
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THE COURT ALBUM. [and] HEATH, CHARLES. THE WAVERLEY GALLERY. [and] HEATH'S PICTURESQUE ANNUAL FOR 1832: RITCHIE, LEITCH. TRAVELLING SKETCHES IN THE NORTH OF ITALY, THE TYROL, AND ON THE RHINE. [and] THE TOURIST IN WALES

by (ENGRAVINGS). FOUR VICTORIAN ILLUSTRATED BOOKS WITH FINE ENGRAVINGS: HAYTER, JOHN

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London, 1832-58. Quartos. [26] leaves; [40] leaves of text, [1] leaf ads; iv, [4], 256 pp., errata slip; 2 p.l., 192 pp. Four separately published works. Court Album in blue publisher's cloth decorated in gilt and blind; "Waverley Gallery" in green half morocco over green cloth, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with central fleuron; "Heath's Picturesque Annual" in publisher's red morocco decorated in gilt and blind; "Tourist in Wales" in half calf over purple buckram, raised bands, spine panels with gilt floral sprig at center. Court Album with 14 engraved portraits of female aristocrats; "Waverley Gallery" with 36 engravings of the principal female characters in Sir Walter Scott's romances; "Heath's Picturesque Annual" with extra engraved title page and 26 engravings by Ritchie after drawings by Clarkson Stanfield; "Tourist in Wales" with extra engraved title page and 49 engravings of views. Bindings with minor imperfections, but all solid and pleasing; occasional mild offsetting or… Read more
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A TREATISE ON SOME OF THE INSECTS INJURIOUS TO VEGETATION
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A TREATISE ON SOME OF THE INSECTS INJURIOUS TO VEGETATION

by (ENTOMOLOGY). HARRIS, THADDEUS WILLIAM

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Boston: William White, 1862. Third Edition (First Illustrated). 237 x 152 mm. (9 1/4 x 6"). xi, [1], 640 pp. Third Edition (First Illustrated). Publisher's brown cloth decorated in gilt and blind, upper cover with oval ornament composed of insects and vegetation, smooth spine with gilt titling. With numerous black & white illustrations in the text, five of these full-page, and EIGHT COLOR PLATES depicting a total of 107 insects. Front pastedown with blank engraved award certificate for a county fair exhibition in the 1860s. Sabin 30524. One corner gently bumped, gilt lettering on spine a little discolored, occasional faint offsetting, but A VERY FINE COPY WITH NO SIGNS OF USE and few signs of age. Written by a Harvard librarian and leading American entomologist, this is an outstanding copy of one of the most important treatises on pest control in agriculture printed in the 19th century. Thaddeus William Harris (1795-1856) trained as a medical doctor but gave up the profession to become librarian… Read more
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A SELECTION OF 23 ITEMS FROM THE DOVES PRESS, OFFERED AS A COLLECTION

A SELECTION OF 23 ITEMS FROM THE DOVES PRESS, OFFERED AS A COLLECTION

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Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1902-16. Most 235 x 188 mm. (9 1/4 x 6 1/2"). Unbound, as issued. A LIST OF BOOKS PRINTED & IN PREPARATION BY T. J. COBDEN-SANDERSON & EMERY WALKER AT THE DOVES PRESS. (NO. 3). (March 1902) 4 pp. Tidcombe DPE-20. Faint vertical crease, mild soiling, lightly browned from contact with acidic folder, but a very good, crisp copy. PROOF COPY OF THE HAMMERSMITH PUBLISHING SOCIETY. LIST (NUMBER 3) OF PUBLICATIONS. (November 1905) [1] leaf. With editor's comments and corrections written in red ink. Not in Tidcombe. Faint horizontal and vertical creases, lightly browned from contact with acidic folder, otherwise excellent LIST 5 OF BOOKS PRINTED & IN PREPARATION BY T. J. COBDEN-SANDERSON & EMERY WALKER AT THE DOVES PRESS. (April 1906) [2] leaves. Tidcombe DPE-16. Small marginal printer's smudge, faint creasing, minor dust soiling to blank rear page, otherwise very good. NOTICE. TO BE PUBLISHED IN JUNE. MEN & WOMEN BY ROBT. BROWNING. (May 1908) [1] leaf. Tidcombe DPE-20.… Read more
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FROM A BOOK OF HOURS IN LATIN
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FROM A BOOK OF HOURS IN LATIN

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Paris, ca. 1440. 121 x 89 mm. (4 3/4 x 3 1/2"). Single column, 15 lines of text in a very fine gothic book hand. Rubrics in red, all leaves with multiple one-line initials and line fillers, all in blue, maroon, and burnished gold, many leaves with one or more two-line initials in the same colors and gold but also enclosing charming flowers on scrolling stems, a number of these two-line initials with marginal extension in the form of gilt ivy leaves on sinuous stems, and EACH LEAF WITH A FINE SWIRLING PANEL BORDER ON EACH SIDE featuring flowers, leaves, strawberries, and many burnished gold ivy leaves on hairline stems. IN FINE CONDITION, with the paint and gold bright, fresh, and entirely intact. These are lovely little leaves from a fragment of a Book of Hours that obviously was produced for a client of considerable means by skilled craftsmen in a Parisian studio probably a little before the middle of the 15th century. The diminutive leaves were clearly intended to be put into a book that could… Read more
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