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Signed Limited Editions [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. WAGNER, Richard. The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie, [and] Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods. The Ring of the Niblung. A Trilogy with a Prelude by Richard Wagner. Translated into English by Margret Armour. London: William Heineman, 1910-11. Edition de luxe, each one limited to 1,150 copies signed by Rackham. This being number 40. Two quarto volumes. Illustrated throughout with a total of sixty-four tipped-in color plates with descriptive tissue guards and twenty-three black and white drawings. Publisherís full vellum. Boards decoratively stamped in gilt. Boards and spines lettered in gilt. Silk ties. Top edges gilt, others uncut. Vellum a lightly soiled, but otherwise a beautiful set. Latimore and Haskell, 37-38. Riall, 103, 109. HBS 67924. $4,000

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Rare Louis Wain Panorama [WAIN, Louis, illustrator]. Days in Catland with Louis Wain. [London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, n.d., ca. 1912]. Father Tuckís Panorama. Oblong quarto. Panorama consisting of four chromolithographic panels with fourteen numbered slots and fourteen numbered cut-out cat figures to fit into the slots. ìThe Pictures are made up by arranging the cut out Figures in different parts of the Sceneryî (back cover). The scenes depict: Bedtime; Helping Mother in the Kitchen; Cat's Tea Party; The School Room. With verse by Arthur Burnaby and five line drawings by Louis Wain on the verso of two panels. Original color pictorial front cover. Front cover with creases at both lower corners, and a repaired closed tear at the lower outer corner. Hinges reinforced. Some very minor soiling. Still an excellent example of a very rare Louis Wain panorama, with very bright illustrations and all parts present. Chemised in a quarter morocco slipcase. One of only three Louis Wain panoramas, the others be ... Read more

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For My People (LEC)

WALKER, Margaret

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A Fine Copy, Signed by the Illustrator and Author CATLETT, Elizabeth, [illustrator]. WALKER, Margaret, [author]. [LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB]. For My People. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1992. Limited to 400 copies signed by Catlett and Walker on the colopon. This copy being number 257. Folio (21 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches; 550 x 464 mm). With six color lithographs by Catlett. The 400 copies of this edition were hand-set in Monotype Albertus and printed on 300gm Arches Cover. Original red linen-covered boards. Front board printed in black. Housed in the original black cloth folding case, with leather cover label. A fine copy. Printed on the 50th anniversary of Walker's first published work, "For My People," Catlett's lithographs illustrate Walker's poem, published in 1942, about African-American life in Chicago. Regarding Catlett's art, "Beautifully striking, singularly apt, these are pictures that, while avoiding the literal, empathically complement Margaret Walker's poem." (From the LEC newsletter, #56 ... Read more

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Compleat Angler

WALTON, Izaak

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Edition de Luxe [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. WALTON, Izaak. The Compleat Angler, or The Contemplative Manís Recreation. Being a discourse of rivers, fishponds, fish and fishing not unworthy the perusal of most anglers. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Co., [1931]. Limited to 775 numbered copies, of which this is number 622 signed by the artist. Quarto. 223 pp. Twelve color plates, with descriptive tissue guards, and twenty-five drawings in black and white. Original full vellum boards stamped in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Pictorial endpapers in brown and white. Spine soiled, edges browned, small puncture on frount outer hinge of spine. Overall, a very good copy. Latimore & Haskell, pp. 66-67. HBS 67127. $1,000

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An Account Of The Beginnings Of Mormonism WANDELL, C.W.. History Of The Persecutions!!Endured by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, in America. Compiled from Public Documents and Drawn from Authentic Sources. Sydney: Printed by Albert Mason, [n.d.c.a.1852]. First edition. Octavo (8 1/8 x 5 5/16 inches; 208 x 135 mm). [1]-64 pp. From what we can find, no other copy has appeared at auction since 1967. In 1957, Sotheby's described this book as "extremely rare." Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full speckled calf. Boards double-ruled in gilt with small floral corner devices. Spine stamped in gilt. A long red morocco spine label, lettered in gilt. Board edges gilt, gilt dentelles. Newer endpapers. Some toning to pages, mainly the first three leaves. A few small instances of light soiling. Small mark on front pastedown where tipped-in bookplate had been removed. Otherwise a very good copy. "The work is an account of the beginnings of Mormonism and the settlement in Missouri; the war of e ... Read more

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A Collaborative Work between Andy Warhol and his Mother [WARHOL, Andy]. Holy Cats By Andy Warhol's Mother. [New York: Privately Printed, 1957]. First edition. A collaboration between Andy Warhol and his mother Juila Warhola who was know for her quirky illustrations and calligraphy. Twenty leaves. Each leaf printed on recto with a photolithographic image of a cat and corresponding calligraphic text. Leaves in a variety of different colored papers. Original pictorial paper over boards. Spine with a tiny chip at the top and some closed tears at the middle. Plates are pristine and overall a near find copy. "Julia (Andy's mother) moved to New York City in 1952 to be with Andy. She continued her singing and drawing through the Fifties and Sixties. Andy admired her abilities and used her penmanship often. Her decorative handwriting would often accompany his illustrations. She won awards for her lettering... In 1957 she illustrated a small book called Holy Cats. It featured what she loved to draw most, a ... Read more

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Etherization; With Surgical Remarks.

WARREN, M.D., John C.

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First Edition in Original Cloth WARREN, M.D., John C.. Etherization; With Surgical Remarks. By John C. Warren, M.D. Emeritus Professor of Anatomy and Surgery in the University at Cambridge; Surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital; Honorary Member of the Medical and Chirurgical Society of London; Corresponding Member of the Royal Academy of Medicine at Paris, and of the Academies of Naples, Florence, etc. Boston: William D. Ticknor & Company, 1848. First edition. Twelvemo (4 3/8 x 7 3/16 inches; 111 x 182 mm). [4], [i]-v, [1, blank], [1, half-title], [1, blank], 100, [4, Publisher's ads], [2, blank] pp. Without front free endpaper. Publisher's full brown cloth, decoratively stamped in blind. Gilt lettering on the spine. Former owner William Glen's bookplate of front pastedown. Head and tail of the spine chipped. Otherwise a very good copy. "Warren's Etherization provides a fascinating account of the early use of sulphuric ether in surgery, including a detailed description of the epochal first o ... Read more

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First Edition of the First Part of this Pamphlet, Called "A Brief Historical Account of the Behaviour of the Jesuites" [WATSON, William]. [BLUET, Thomas]. A Brief Historical Account of the Behaviour of the Jesuites. and Their Faction, for the First Twenty Five Years of Q. Elizabethís Reign. With an Epistle of W. Watson, a Secular Priest, Shewing, How They Were Thought of by the Other Romanists of That Time. London: Printed for James Adamson, 1689. [With]: William Watson's introduction to Thomas Bluet's: "Important considerations, which ought to move all true and sound Catholicks,.." With imprint: "Printed in the year 1601. And reprinted in the year 1688" on a separate title-page but both titles with continuous pagination. First edition of the first part "A Brief Historical Account" together with a reprint of the introduction by William Watson to Thomas Bluet's work "Important considerations." Small quarto (7 13/16 x 6 inches; 198 x 154 mm). [4], 74, [1, publisher's advertisement], [1, blank] pp. ... Read more

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The Psalms of David

WATTS, Isaac

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An Early American Edition of Watts' "Psalms of David" and "Hymns" WATTS, Isaac. The Psalms of David imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship. With the preface, or, an enquiry into the right way of fitting the Book of Psalms for Christian worship, and notes. Boston: Printed by Mein and Fleeming, 1768. The twenty-sixth edition. Twelvemo (5 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches; 146 x 82 mm) xxx, [1]-216, 219-336, 341-346, xv-xxiii, [1, blank], [2] pp. Lacking 4 leaves, leaf X (pgs 217-218), Leaves HH-HH2 (pgs 337-340) and leaf HH6 (pgs 347-348, publisher's ads). With 4 pages of publisher's ads dated 1718 (pages xxvii-xxx). Without the music. Page 179-180 trimmed and frayed, slightly affecting text. Page 191 misnumbered 200. [together with] WATTS, Isaac. Hymns and spiritual songs, in three books; I. Collected from the Scriptures. II. Composed on divine subjects. III. Prepared for the Lordís Supper. Boston: Printed by Mein and Fleeming, 1769. The twenty-secon ... Read more

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The First Edition of Websterís "American Dictionary of the English Language" Completely Uncut WEBSTER, Noah. An American Dictionary of the English Language. Intended to exhibit, I. The origin, affinities and primary signification of English words, as far as they have been ascertained. II. The genuine orthography and pronunciation of words, according to general usage, or to just principles of analogy. III. Accurate and discriminating definitions, with numerous authorities and illustrations. To which are prefixed, an introductory dissertation on the origin, history and connection of the languages of western Asia and of Europe, and a concise grammar of the English language. By Noah Webster, LL.D. In two volumes. Vol. I. [II.] New York: Published by S. Converse. Printed by Hezekiah Howe..., 1828. First edition. Two quarto volumes (11 7/8 x 9 1/2 inches; 300 x 245 mm). Unpaginated, with text in triple columns. Engraved frontispiece portrait in Volume I. With the final leaf of Volume II, ìAdditions and Co ... Read more

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War of the Worlds

WELLS, H.G.

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The Most Famous Alien Invasion Novel, and One of the Most Important Science Fiction Novels Ever Written WELLS, H.G. The War of the Worlds. London: William Heinemann, 1898. First edition, second state of H.G. Wellís most famous novel and a cornerstone for any science fiction collection. Octavo (7 1/2 x 5 inches; 190 x 130 mm). viii, 303,[1, blank], [32, publisher's advertisements] pp. With 32 pages publisher's undated advertisements at end, instead of the 16 pages of dated ads which denotes first issue. Original gray cloth lettered in black on front cover and spine. Publisherís logo stamped in black on back cover. Uncut. Binding slightly skewed. Spine lightly browned. Inner front hinge just barely starting but still quite solid. A few pages opened a bit rough. Overall, a very good copy. This story was the touchstone for Orson Wellesë classic radio show about the invasion of the Martians that caused such a great uproar. It was first printed serially in Pearsonís Magazine and Cosmopolitan Maga ... Read more

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With An Original Photograph, Signed by Weston WESTON, Brett. Brett Weston: Photographs From Five Decades. Profile by R.H. Cravens. [New York]: An Aperture Monograph, [1980]. First edition. Limited to 400 copies signed by the artist, this being number 241. With an original silverprint photograph signed by Brett Weston. Original photograph entitled Reeds, Oregon, 1975. With numerous black and white photographs through out and text by R.H. Cravens. Folio (13 3/8 x 11 3/4 inches; 340 x 296 mm). [2], [1]-131, [1, blank] pp. Original full oatmeal linen cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Housed in a matching slipcase. Slipcase in opened original plastic wrap. The original signed silverprint is housed separately in portfolio made from oatmeal-colored boards. Portfolio lettered in gilt. A fine copy. Book and portfolio housed in publisher's original cardboard shipping box. "Within the two-dimensional plane of the photograph itself, Brett has an equally rare capacity to create rhythms and dynamics in what we k ... Read more

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Early American Edition of the First Book Written by an African American Woman and the First Published Book by an African American on Any Subject WHEATLEY, Phillis. [LAVALL…E, Joseph]. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. By Phillis Wheatley, Negro Servant to Mr. John Wheatley, of Boston, in New-England. Dedicated to The Countess of Huntingdon. [Bound within] The Negro Equalled by Few Europeans. Translated from the French. To Which are Added, Poems on Various Subjects, Moral and Entertaining...In Two Volumes. Philadelphia: William W. Woodward, 1801. Fifth American edition and the first nineteenth-century edition of Wheatley's "Poems." (First published in London in 1773, all of the early American editions are exceptionally scarce). Within the first American edition of the translated work by Louis-Joseph LavallÈe, "The Negro." With a separate title-page for "Poems." Two twelvemo volumes (6 1/2 x 3 7/8 inches; 165 x 99 mm). [1]-259, [1, blank; [1]-244 pp. With "Poems" being pages 167-148 [i ... Read more

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With Engraved Plates [WHITE, Gilbert]. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne. in the County of Southampton: With Engravings, and an Appendix London: Printed by T. Bensley for B. White and Son, 1789. First edition. Quarto. v, [1, blank], 468 (i.e., 466), [12, index], [1, errata], [1, blank] pp. Folding engraved frontispiece, two engraved title vignettes, and six engraved plates (one folding). Engravings by Peter Mazell and Daniel Lerpinire after drawing by Samuel Grimm. Bound by Riviere & Son in full olive morocco. Boards ruled in gilt. Spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A very good copy. ìThat Whiteís Selborne is the only work on natural history which has retained the rank of an English classic is admitted by general acclamation, as well as by competent critics, and numerous have been the attempts to discover the secret of its ever-growing reputation. Scarcely two of them agree, and no explanation whatever offered of the charm which ... Read more

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Blanco White's Quarterly Journal In Which He Makes the Argument For a Need for "Poetic Translations of Shakespeare." With 108 Engraved Plates. WHITE, Joseph Blanco. Variedades; o Mensagero de Londres:. Periodico Trimestre. Tomo I [II]. London: R. Ackermann, 1824-1825. First edition. Nine numbers in two octavo volumes (9 1/4 x 6 inches; 234 x 151 mm). [4], 102, 101*-102*, 103-499, [1, reference], [2, table of contents]; [2], 399, [1, reference], [2, table of contents] pp. With 108 engraved plates, ninety-nine of which are hand-colored. Each Quarter section with and engraved frontispiece portrait. Also with tow folding facsimile letteres, a folding chart and a copy of a Five Pound Note. White's article on translating Poetical Shakespeare can be found on page 74 of volume I, number I. Contemporary red diced calf. boards tooled in gilt. Spines stamped and lettered in gilt. Board edges stamped in gilt. Marbled endpapers. A small amount of toning, mainly to title-pages. Some offsetting from plates to t ... Read more

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First Edition of "A Treatise on the Art of Baking" WHITE, John. A Treatise on the Art of Baking, with a Preliminary Introduction, shewing the Various Productions of the Different Quarters of the Globe.- Observations on the Present State of Agriculture.- the Farmer and Middleman.- Strictures on the Corn Bill, &c. With a Number of Valuable Receipts, Original and Selected, for the Baker and Domestic Circle. Edinburgh: Printed by Anderson & Bryce, 1828. First edition. Octavo (8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches; 215 x 135 mm). xxiv, [9]-376, [3, appendix], [1, blank] pp. We could find no copies at auction in the last 45 years, and no copies at all on ABPC. Contemporary half cloth over marbled boards, rebacked with original spine laid down. Bound by "W. Smith Edin." Spine lettered in gilt. Top edge dyed brown, others speckled brown. With some splitting to back outer hinge, but still joints still strong. Head and tail of spine with some shelfwear and minor chipping. Some mild toning, mainly to preliminaries and final lea ... Read more

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Mathematical Manuscript Notebooks

WHITEHEAD, Alfred North

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The Only Known Mathematical Manuscript of Alfred North Whitehead [Whitehead, Alfred North]. Mathmatical Manuscript Notebooks. Whitehead (1861-1947) Writing in manuscript. [Unsigned and undated, circa: 1900]. Two composition notebooks. Quarto (202 x 160 mm). 50 ff each, written primarily on rectos in black ink, with a few notes on versos, each page with approx. 15-20 lines of manuscript. Ruled paper self-wrappers, first and last leaves toned and worn,†some chipping to edges,†corners worn, lower right corner of last 2 ff in vol.I missing with some loss to text. Fragile. Two sequential notebooks, divided into three sections as follows: Part 1: 21 pp, on ff 1r-20r of first notebook. In black ink, written on versos. Treating Karl Weierstrassís 1858 ì‹ber ein die homogenen Functionen zweiter Grades betreffen des Theorem.î Part 2: 64 pp, on ff 24r-50r of first notebook, and 1r-32r of second notebook. Treating Karl Weierstrassís 1868 ìZu theorie der bilinearen und quadratischen Formen.à ... Read more

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Walt Whitman Signed Check WHITMAN, Walt. Walt Whitman Signed Check. [New York: 1868]. (Measures 2 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches). Dated January 3, 1868. Filled out in another hand and signed by W.C. & F.P. Church (Publishers) payable to Whitman for $100.00. Endorsed on the reverse in black ink by Whitman. In very good condition with several vertical folds, cancellation cut to center, scattered light toning and soiling and a revenue stamp affixed to the front. This is Whitman's requested price for articles written by Whitman for Church. HBS 67044. $2,750

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Intentions by Oscar Wilde WILDE, Oscar. Intentions by Oscar Wilde. The Decay of Lying; Pen Pencil and Poison; The Critic as Artist; The Truth of Masks. London: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co., 1891. First edition. Octavo. 258pp. One of 1,500 copies printed, this copy one of 900 for UK (600 printed for US). Original green cloth, gilt-stamped on front cover and spine. Small clipping of Oscar Wilde's eulogy on front pastedown. Minor wear to tips and top and bottom of spine, a bit of bubbling to back cover, portion of front-inner hinge nicely repaired. Overall, a very good copy. Mason 341. HBS 66387. $1,850

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Edition De Luxe, One of 200 Copies With Plates in Two States WILDE, Oscar. The Writings of Oscar Wilde. Illustrated. London: A. R. Keller & Co., 1907. Edition de Luxe of the Uniform Edition. One of 200 numbered copies, of which this is number 14. Complete in fifteen octavo volumes. (Measures 7 1/4 x 5 in.). Illustrated in black and white, with plates in two states, each with a descriptive tissue guard. Title and limitation pages on Japanese vellum, printed in black and red, with additional engraved title pages in each volume. Finely bound in modern full green levant morocco. Spines tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, with a red morocco gilt floral inlay, four raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A fine set. This very early edition precedes the 1908 Ross edition of Wilde's works, often described as the first collected edition. HBS 67715. $13,500

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