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[A Floral Procession]
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[A Floral Procession]

by GREENAWAY, Kate

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[Hampstead, London]: , 1885. 'A Floral Procession'By Kate GreenawayGREENAWAY, Kate, artist. 'A Floral Procession'. Original pencil drawing highlighted with pastel watercolor. Signed with initials at lower left. No date, no place [Hampstead, London, ca. 1885].Landscape (7 1/4 x 13 5/8 inches; 183 x 345 mm.). Image size: 4 7/8 x 11 5/16 inches; 124 x 287 mm. Matted, framed and glazed.A Mayday procession of thirteen young maidens and one young boy. They are all standing by a tree and are holding various baskets, bouquets, sprigs and garlands of fresh flowers. A remarkable example of Kate Greenaway (1846-1901) at her very best."Kate Greenaway" children, all of them little girls and boys too young to be put in trousers, were dressed in her own versions of late eighteenth century and Regency fashions: smock-frocks and skeleton suits for boys, high-waisted pinafores and dresses with mobcaps and straw bonnets for girls. The influence of children's clothes in portraits by British painter John Hoppner… Read more
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ABC du Sportsman

by PINEL, Honoré

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Paris: Librairie Ducrocq, 1869. Practical Knowledge of the HorseWith Seventy-Two Colored Lithograph Plates on all Aspects of the HorsePINEL, Honor√ɬ©. ABC du Sportsman Robes et Marques; Conformations, Tares, Vices R√ɬ©dhibitoires; [&] LesRaces. Paris: Librairie Ducrocq, 1869. Large octavo (9 1/4 x 6 7/8 inches; 236 x 175 mm.). [48], [52], [52] pp. Three parts in one volume: Robes et Marques (Dresses and Brands) ; Conformations, Tares, Viceste LesRaces. Seventy-two colored lithograph plates - each part with twenty-four plates. First title-page slightly browned, otherwise a near fine copy.Publisher's red cloth over boards, covers decoratively bordered in black, front cover lettered in gilt. The author states that the alphabetic form which he has adopted has a twofold aim: 1. To facilitate the child's study of the horse, because the dictionary form is more favorable for those whose attention span is quickly tired, or those who can only study at intervals.2. To offer to the amateur an explanatory… Read more
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Academy For Grown Horsemen, An
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Academy For Grown Horsemen, An

by [BUNBURY, Henry]; GAMBADO, Geoffrey

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London: Printed for W. Dickinson, S. Hooper, and Mess. Robinsons, 1787. How Not To Ride a Horse[BUNBURY, Henry]. GAMBADO, Geoffrey. An Academy For Grown Horsemen. Containing the Completest Instructions for Walking, Trotting, Cantering, Galloping, Stumbling, and Tumbling. Illustrated with Copper Plates, and Adorned with a Portrait of the Author. London: Printed for W. Dickinson, S. Hooper, and Mess. Robinsons, 1787. First edition. Folio (12 3/4 x 9 in; 320 x 228 mm). xx, 38 pp. Twelve hand-colored stipple-engraved plates. Bound in contemporary quarter red straight-grained morocco over marbled boards.Gambano's droll classic on horsemanship featuring Bunbury's humorous caricatures. The plates typically in sepia only, here hand-colored. A "singulier ouvrage" (Brunet). "Gambado is said to have been Francis Grose, compiler of A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue" (Riely, John C. Horace Walpole and 'the Second Hogarth', in Eighteenth Century Studies, Vol. 9, No. 1, Autumn, 1975). In addition to… Read more
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by [BUNBURY, Henry]; GAMBADO, Geoffrey

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London: Printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly, 1812. How Not To Ride a Horse[BUNBURY, Henry]. GAMBADO, Geoffrey. An Academy for Grown Horsemen; Containing the Completest Instructions for Walking, Trotting, Cantering, Galloping, Stumbling, and Tumbling. Illustrated with Copper Plates, and Adorned with a Portrait of the Author. London: Printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly, 1812. Fourth edition. Small folio (12 5/8 x 10 in; 327 x 254 mm). xxviii, 36 pp. Half-title, stipple-engraved frontispiece, and eleven hand-colored plates. Original drab boards uncut with printed paper label on front cover, expertly rebacked. With the armorial bookplate of Hugh J. Chisholm. Housed in a later cloth drop-back box.Gambado's droll classic on horsemanship featuring Bunbury's humorous caricatures. A "singulier ouvrage" (Brunet). "Gambado is said to have been Francis Grose, compiler of A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue" (Riely, John C. Horace Walpole and 'the Second Hogarth', in Eighteenth Century Studies,… Read more
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Academy for Grown Horsemen, An

by ROWLANDSON, Thomas; BUNBURY, Henry; GAMBADO, Geoffrey

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London: Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1808. With Twenty-Nine Hand Colored Etched Plates by Thomas RowlandsonROWLANDSON, Thomas, illustrator. [BUNBURY, Henry]. GAMBADO, Geoffrey. An Academy for Grown Horsemen Containing the completest instructions for Walking, Trotting, Canering, Galloping, Stumbling, and Tumbling. [and] The Annals of Horsemanship: Containing Accounts of Accidental Experiments and Experimental Accidents, both successful and unsuccessful; Communicated by various Correspondents to the author... London: Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1808. First edition, first issue with the Hand-Colored Rowlandson plates. Small octavo (6 5/8 x 4 inches; 169 x 102 mm.). [iv], xvi, 28; xvi, 69, [1, directions to the binder], [2, advertisements], pp. Twenty-nine hand colored etched plated by Thomas Rowlandson, including two frontispieces.Bound ca. 1900 by Rivi√ɬ®re & Son (stamp-signed on front turn-in) in full polished tan calf, covers with double gilt rules, spine with five raised bands,… Read more
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Adam Bede

by ELIOT, George; EVANS, Marion

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Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1859. George Eliot's First Full-Length Novel and her Earliest Popular SuccessELIOT, George. Adam Bede. In Three Volumes. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1859. First edition. Three octavo volumes (7 1/8 x 4 1/2 inches; 181 x 114 mm.). [iii-viii], 325, [1, blank]; [iii-viii], 374; [iii-vi], 333, [1, blank] pp. Bound ca. 1865 in three quarter dark blue pebble-grain morocco over marbled boards, ruled in gilt. Spines with five raised bands decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, matching marbled end-papers, all edges gilt.Bound without the half-titles. Some light foxing and staining throughout, moderate on preliminary leaves.A very good set in an attractive and near contemporary binding.George Eliot's first full-length novel and her earliest popular success.Adam Bede, the first novel√ā¬†written by George Eliot√ā¬†(the pen name of Mary Ann Evans), was published in 1859. It was published pseudonymously, even though Evans… Read more
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Adventures of Doctor Comicus or The Frolicks of Fortune
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Adventures of Doctor Comicus or The Frolicks of Fortune

by COMBE, William, after; RIVI√ɬąRE & SON

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London: Printed for B. Blake, 1815. The First Dr. Syntax ImitationIn a Superb Inlaid Binding by Rivi√ɬ®re & Son[COMBE, William, after]. [RIVI√ɬąRE & Son, Binders]. The Adventures of Doctor Comicus or The Frolicks of Fortune. A Comic Satirical Poem for the Squeamish & The Queer. In Twelve Cantos, by a Modern Syntax. London: Printed for B. Blake, n.d. [1815]. First edition. Octavo (8 13/16 x 5 1/4 in; 224 x 132 mm). [2], 269, [1] pp. Fifteen hand-colored aquatint plates, including frontispiece and extra engraved title. Bound c. 1925 by Rivi√ɬ®re & Son (stamp-signed) in full antelope brown crushed morocco with gilt fillets surrounding an elaborately gilt frame enclosing a reproduced portrait of Dr. Comicus from the extra titlepage comprised of multi-colored calf onlays. Spine compartments reiterate gilt decoration to boards. Broad turn-ins with gilt rules and corner-pieces. Moire silk endpapers. Expertly and almost invisibly rebacked with the original spine laid down. A very attractive example.One… Read more
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Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. [Together with:] The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The
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Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. [Together with:] The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The

by DOYLE, Arthur Conan; PAGET, Sidney, illustrator

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London: George Newnes, 1892. Come, Watson, come!" he cried. The game is afoot." An Excellent First Edition Set of the "Adventures" and "Memoirs" of Sherlock HolmesDOYLE, A[rthur] Conan. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1892.First edition, first issue, without the words "Southampton Street" on the signboard in The Strand Library device on the front cover. Large octavo (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches; 234 x 159 mm.). [4], 317, [1, printer's imprint], [2, blank] pp. With 104 illustrations by Sidney Paget in the text. Original light blue cloth over bevelled boards. Front cover and spine blocked and lettered in gilt and black. All edges gilt. Gray flower and leaf endpapers. Minimal rubbing to corners and extremities. Front inner hinge untouched, rear inner hinge split but sound (the text block is very heavy and the inner hinges almost always break). Minimal foxing. An excellent copy, with the gilt on the spine only very slightly dulled.[Together with:]"Everything I have to say has already… Read more
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Adventures of Doctor Comicus, The
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Adventures of Doctor Comicus, The

by [ROWLANDSON, Thomas, in the style of].; [COMBE, William, imitation of]

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London: Printed for B. Blake, 1815. In The Original Printed BoardsThe First Dr. Syntax Imitation[ROWLANDSON, Thomas, in the style of]. [COMBE, William, imitation of]. The Adventures of Doctor Comicus, or the Frolicks of Fortune. A Comic Satirical Poem for the Squeamish & the Queer. In Twelve Cantos, by a Modern Syntax. London: Printed for B. Blake. n.d. [1815]. First edition. Octavo (8 7/8 x 5 1/4 in; 226 x 133 mm). [2], 269, [1] pp. Fifteen hand-colored engraved plates including frontispiece and extra-title in the style of Rowlandson. Original printed boards uncut. Neatly rebacked preserving original spine label, new endpapers. Corners a little bumped and creased. Chemised and housed within a later quarter red morocco slipcase.Scarce in original boards.The first of many imitations of Combe's Dr. Syntax. Another edition was published in 1820 with only twelve colored plates. Reissued in 1828 by Jaques & Wright using the same sheets as the first edition but with their name and later date to… Read more
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Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy
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Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy

by [WILLIAMS, Charles, illustrator]; MITFORD, John

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London: Published for the Author, 1823. Written While the Insane Author Was Living in a Gravel Pit[WILLIAMS, Charles, illustrator]. MITFORD, John. The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy. A Poem, In Four Cantos, With Notes. The Third Edition. London: Published for the Author and sold by Sherwood, Neely and Jones [et al], 1823. Third edition in book form, originally issued 1819 in eight monthly parts. Quarto (10 3/16 x 6 3/16 in; 259 x 158 mm). vii, [1, To the Binder], 284 pp. Twenty hand-colored aquatint engravings with tissue guards. Handsomely bound (ca. 1895) by Samuel Tout of London (stamp-signed) in full deep crimson morocco with gilt-tooled corner-pieces and rolls. Gilt-rolled board edges. Gilt-ruled raised bands, gilt decorated and ornamented compartments. Broad turn-ins with gilt-tooled corner-pieces. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Original paper backstrip with printed label preserved at rear. With the nautical bookplate of James Stewart Geikie, M.D. A fine and very tall copy.Not to be… Read more
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Aelteste Urkunde des Menschengeschlechts
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by HERDER, Johann Gottfried

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Riga: Johann Friedrich Hartknoch, 1774. The Oldest Document of the Human RaceJohann Herder Accuses Kircher of Willful FabricationHERDER, Johann Gottfried. Aelteste Urkunde des Menschengeschlechts. Riga: Johann Friedrich Hartknoch, 1774-1776. First edition. Two quarto volumes (9 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches; 241 x 195 mm.). [iv], 384; [viii], 202 pp. Late nineteenth century parchment over decorated paper boards, spines lettered and ruled in gilt. A fascinating work on cosmogany and The Old Testament...Aelteste Urkunde des Menschengeschlechts - The oldest document of the human race. Herder says in an earlier version of his Aelteste Urkunde, around 1771 or 1772: "Aber so wissen wir ja nicht das Alter der Welt!" (But we do not know the age of the world). The Book of Genesis, he says, can give us no information on this subject. But in 1774, in the final version of the same work, he says that "die Welt fast sechstausend Jahr alt... ist" (The world is almost six thousand years old). In a sermon of the same year, he… Read more
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Album de Sainte-Pélagie, Prison de la Dette
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by ADAM, Victor

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Paris [&] London: V. Morlet [&] McLean, 1830. Twelve Superb Hand-Colored Lithographed Plates Depicting Scenes from the Debtor's Prison of Sainte-Pélagie [ADAM, Victor, illustrator]. Album de Sainte-Pélagie, Prison de la Dette. [Gravures réhaussées à l'aquarelle. Douze scènes intérieures dessinées et lithographiées d'après nature par V. Adam]. Paris [&] London: Publié par V. Morlot [&] Mc.Léan, [n.d., ca. 1830]. Oblong folio (10 5/8 x 13 7/8 inches; 270 x 352 mm.). [4] pp. of descriptive text. Twelve numbered hand-colored lithographed plates. Plates lithographed by Bernard. Each plate with the publisher's oval blind-stamp in lower blank margin. Bound without the printed title-page. Mid-nineteenth century red calf over marbled boards, smooth spine ruled and lettered in gilt. A superb example with fine contemporary hand-coloring. The plates are captioned:… Read more
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Album des Charges du Jour

by DAUMIER, Honoré

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Paris: Charivari and Martinet, 1859. The Moroccan Sultan, Monsieur Prudhomme (a Stereotypical Bourgeois), and the Chinese EmperorThirty Fine, Humorous Lithographs by Honor√ɬ© DaumierDAUMIER, Honor√ɬ©. Album des Charges du Jour. 30 Lithographies par H. Daumier. Paris: Au Bureau du Charivari...et chez Martinet, [1859-60]. First edition. Oblong folio (10 3/8 x 13 5/16 inches; 264 x 338 mm.). Lithographed pictorial title-page and thirty wonderful plates lithographed by Destouches. Some light foxing to a few plates, mainly on the verso. Publisher's pictorial lithographed yellow paper wrappers, spine very slightly chipped at extremities, otherwise fine.A Wonderful example.This scarce album contains thirty fine and humorous lithographs by Daumier, which had previously appeared in the Le Charivari in the series: Actualit√ɬ©s, En Chine, Croquis de Chasse, Ces Bons Parisiens and Emotions Nautiques. The three figures featured on the front cover and the title-page are: the Moroccan sultan, Mr. Prudhomme (a… Read more
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Album du Siége

by CHAM (pseudonym of Amédée de Noé); DAUMIER, Honoré

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Paris: Aux Bureaux du Charivari, 1871. Thirty-Nine Wonderfully Satiric Images by Daumier & Chamof the Siege of Paris by the Prussian army in the Winter of 1870-1871CHAM (pseudonym of Am√ɬ©d√ɬ©e de No√ɬ©). DAUMIER, Honor√ɬ©. Album du Si√ɬ©ge Par Cham et Daumier. Recueil de Caricatures publi√ɬ©es pendant Le Siege dans Le Charivari. Paris: Aux Bureaux du Charivari, [1871]. First edition. Large quarto (12 x 9 5/8 inches; 305 x 244 mm.). Pictorial lithograph title-page (Cham) and thirty-nine fine lithograph plates, ten of which are by Honor√ɬ© Daumier and the rest by Cham. Publisher's red pebbled cloth over boards, front cover lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers. Thirty-nine wonderfully satiric images of the siege of Paris by the Prussian army in the winter of 1870-1871, originally published in Le Charivari, and reprinted as an album in 1871 with a new image used for the title page.OCLC locates just sixteen copies in libraries and institutions worldwide (nine in the USA, four in the Netherlands,… Read more
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by RACKHAM, Arthur; DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge; CARROLL, Lewis; DOBSON, Austin

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London: William Heinemann, 1907. Alice's Adventures in WonderlandIllustrated by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. CARROLL, Lewis. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. With a Proem by Austin Dobson. London: William Heinemann, [n.d., 1907]. First English Edition DeLuxe. Limited to 1,130 numbered copies (this copy being # 853).Large quarto (11 1/16 x 9 inches; 281 x 229 mm.). xii, 161, [1], 1, blank] pp. Thirteen tipped-in full-page color plates mounted on heavy brown paper, with lettered tissue-guards. Fourteen black and white drawings.Publisher's white buckram over boards, front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt, pictorial end papers, top edge gilt, others uncut. Minimal dust soiling to spine, gilt on word "Lewis" a little rubbed, some light offsetting from paste-downs to free end-papers as usual, small neat ink inscription dated Christmas 1907 on front flyleaf. An excellent copy of one of Arthur Rackham's best loved titles."Rackham's next… Read more
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by COSWAY BINDING; CARROLL, Lewis; CURRIE, Miss C.B., artist; RIVI√ɬąRE & SON, binders

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London: Macmillan and Co., 1869. Alice in Wonderland in a Cosway Binding with a Fine Miniature Watercolor by Miss C.B. CurrieThe March Hare and the Mad Hatter dipping the Dormouse into the Teapot...COSWAY BINDING. RIVI√ɬąRE & SON, binders. CURRIE, Miss C.B., artist. CARROLL, Lewis. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. With Forty-Two Illustrations by John Tenniel. London: Macmillan and Co., 1869. Sixteenth Thousand. Octavo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches; 185 x 121 mm.). [xii], 192 pp. Wood-engraved text illustrations.Bound ca. 1910 by Rivi√ɬ®re & Son (stamp-signed in gilt on the front turn-in) for Henry Sotheran (stamp-signed in black on the front free endpaper). Full brown crushed levant morocco. Covers decoratively paneled in gilt, spine with five raised bands decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, double-ruled gilt board edges, wide turn-ins decoratively tooled in gilt, cream silk moir√ɬ© doublures and liners, all edges gilt. Upper joint expertly repaired.Front cover set with a fine 2 3/4… Read more
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The Allies' Fairy Book

by RACKHAM, Arthur; GOSSE, Edmund

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London and Philadelphia: William Heinemann and J.B. Lippincott Co., 1916. The Deluxe Edition"How Beautiful I Think Your Illustrations"[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. The Allies' Fairy Book. With an introduction by Edmund Gosse C.B. and illustrations by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heinemann, [n.d., 1916].Edition DeLuxe Limited to 525 numbered copies signed by the artist, this being No. 173.Quarto (9 11/16 x 7 3/8 inches; 246 x 187 mm.). xxii, 121, [1], [4, blank] pp. Twelve color plates mounted on heavy brown paper, with descriptive tissue guards printed in red, and twenty-four drawings in black and white. Pp. 67/68 with small marginal paper fault, otherwise fine.Publisher's blue buckram, front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt, decorative end-papers, top edge gilt, others uncut. A near fine copy. Housed in a fleece-lined, blue cloth slipcase."His book for 1916, The Allies' Fairy Book, published by Heinemann as a contribution to the mood of patriotism and cooperation between… Read more
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Almanack for 1894
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Almanack for 1894

by GREENAWAY, Kate

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London: George Routledge & Sons, 1893. Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1894GREENAWAY, Kate. Almanack for 1894. [London]: George Routledge & Sons, [1893]. First edition. Oblong twentyfourmo (3 x 4 inches; 76 x 100 mm.). [36] pp. Color pictorial title-page, full-page color frontispiece, twelve superb full-page color illustrations (one for each month), four full-page color illustrations for each of the seasons. Publishers cream colored imitation morocco, front cover pictorially stamped in gilt, all edges gilt, dark blue endpapers. A near fine copy. Schuster & Engen, 14.12b"The beginning of 1883 had seen the publication of Kate Greenaway's first Almanack. Published at one shilling by George Routledge & Sons, and of course engraved and printed in colours by Mr. Edmund Evans, it achieved an enormous success, some 90,000 copies being sold in England, America, France, and Germany. It was succeeded by an almanack every year (with but one exception, 1896) until 1897, the last being published by Mr. Dent. The… Read more
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Almanack for 1884
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by GREENAWAY, Kate

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London: George Routledge and Sons, 1883. Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1884GREENAWAY, Kate. Almanack for 1884. [London]: George Routledge & Sons, [1883]. First edition. Twelvemo (5 3/16 x 3 9/16 inches; 131 x 91 mm.). [20] pp. Color pictorial title-page, full-page color frontispiece, twelve superb half-page color illustrations (one for each month).Publishers white imitation morocco wrappers, front cover pictorially stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. An excellent copy. Schuster and Engen, 4.2d"The beginning of 1883 had seen the publication of Kate Greenaway's first Almanack. Published at one shilling by George Routledge & Sons, and of course engraved and printed in colours by Mr. Edmund Evans, it achieved an enormous success, some 90,000 copies being sold in England, America, France, and Germany. It was succeeded by an almanack every year (with but one exception, 1896) until 1897, the last being published by Mr. Dent. The illustrations were printed on sheets with blank spaces for the letterpress, in… Read more
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Almanack for 1885

by GREENAWAY, Kate

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London: George Routledge & Sons, 1884. Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1885GREENAWAY, Kate. Almanack for 1885. [London]: George Routledge & Sons, [1884]. First edition. Oblong twentyfourmo (3 x 4 inches; 76 x 100 mm.). [324] pp. Color pictorial title-page, pictorial color frontispiece, twelve superb half-page color illustrations (one for each month), four full-page color illustrations for each of the seasons and two additional half-page color illustrations. Publishers white imitation morocco boards stamped in gilt, all edges gilt, bright yellow endpapers. A near fine copy. Schuster & Engen, 5.3c"The beginning of 1883 had seen the publication of Kate Greenaway's first Almanack. Published at one shilling by George Routledge & Sons, and of course engraved and printed in colours by Mr. Edmund Evans, it achieved an enormous success, some 90,000 copies being sold in England, America, France, and Germany. It was succeeded by an almanack every year (with but one exception, 1896) until 1897, the last being… Read more
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