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The Bab Ballads. [together with:] More Bab Ballads. Much Sound and Little Sense
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The "Bab" Ballads. [together with:] More "Bab" Ballads. Much Sound and Little Sense

by BAYNTUN-RIVIÈRE, binder; GILBERT, W.S.

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London: John Camden Hotten [and] George Routledge and Sons, 1869 / 1872. A Masterful Pair of Inlaid Bindingsby Bayntun-Riviere[BAYNTUN-RIVIÉRE, binders]. GILBERT, W.S. The "Bab" Ballads. [together with:] More "Bab" Ballads. Much Sound and Little Sense. London: John Camden Hotten [and] George Routledge and Sons, 1869 [and] 1872. First editions. Two octavo volumes (6 15/16 x 5 1/4 inches; 177 x 133 mm.). ix, [2], 14-222, [4, adv.]; viii, [1], 14-224, [4. adv.] pp. Black and white frontispieces with tissue guards, black and white text illustrations by the author throughout. Neatly written in black ink on the recto of the frontispiece of More "Bab" Ballads is a twelve line poem "Once a Fairy..." dated "Feby. 18th. 1875."Bound c. 1960 by Bayntun-Rivière & Son in full emerald green crushed levant morocco. Covers ruled in gilt, front covers with characters from the books inlaid in various colored morocco's within a scalloped gilt frame. Spines with five raised bands decoratively ruled and paneled and… Read more
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The Bear the Bull Dog and the Monkey
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The Bear the Bull Dog and the Monkey

by HEATH, William, (after)

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: , 1812. The Bear, The Bull Dog and The MonkeyHEATH, William, (after). The Bear the Bull Dog and the Monkey. Pen and ink with watercolor on wove paper, (16 3/8 x 11 1/2 inches; 415 x 291 mm.). Original artwork after the published etching from August of 1812. The first image of the Russian campaign which commenced in late June, Napoleon as half-ape, gripped by the Russian bear and savaged by the bulldog, named on its collar as Wellington, manuscript verse below. "Dame Mischief may say "spare my Monkey good SirsBut I'll tell you what's best to be doneThe Villain delights in such mischievous stirsThat 'tis wisest to stop all his funSo Bruin & Growler each play your partAnd worry this troublesome Blade,Then Peace shall again delight evr'y HeartAnd the Rogue will be robbed of his Trade"[c.f. BM Satires 11896], c.1812.
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Beethoven the Creator
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Beethoven the Creator

by COSWAY-STYLE BINDING; SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE; BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van; ROLLAND, Romain

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London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1929. Music is a Higher Revelation than all Wisdom and Philosophy" Ludwig van BeethovenFirst Edition in English of Rolland's Notable BiographyIn a Superb Cosway-Style Binding by Sangorski & SutcliffeCOSWAY-STYLE BINDING. SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, binders. BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van. ROLLAND, Romain. Beethoven the Creator... The Great Creative Epochs: 1 From the Eroica to the Appassionata. Translated by Ernest Newman. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1929. First English Language Edition. Octavo (9 3/8 x 6 1/8 inches; 239 x 155 mm.). 432 pp. Twenty-seven plates of which five are double-page. Numerous engraved head and tail pieces and examples of Beethoven's musical notations.Bound c. 1929 by Sangorski and Sutcliffe (stamp-signed in gilt on rear turn-in). Full crushed midnight blue morocco over beveled boards with elaborate gilt-rolled borders and gilt-tooled frame. Spine with five raised bands elaborately decorated and lettered in gilt in compartments. Gilt-ruled board edges, broad,… Read more
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Beirdd Gregynog. Gregynog Poets
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Beirdd Gregynog. Gregynog Poets

by GREGYNOG PRESS; LOWE, Derek, binder

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Tregynog, Powys: Gwasg Gregynog, 1987. The Gegynog PoetsIn a Fine Designer Binding by Derek Lowe[GREGYNOG PRESS]. [LOWE, Derek, binder]. Beirdd Gregynog. Gregynog Poets. [Nos. 1-12]. Gwasg Gregynog, Tregynog, Powys, 1987-1990. A selection of twelve poems selected by Meic Stephens. Complete set of twelve numbers. Number 182 of 400 sets handset either in 16- or 14-point Bembo, printed on Zerkall paper. Octavo (9 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches; 251 x 149 mm.). Twelve numbers, each [4] pp., Twelve wood-engraved frontispieces. Variously colored Ingres paper wrappers with the titles on the upper covers, lists of poems on the lower covers, printed all round with a geometric motif derived from the frontage of Gregynog. A fine set.Handsomely bound by Derek Lowe ca. 1990 in full gray crushed levant morocco, front cover blind-stamped title and colorful vertical design of various onlaid strips of morocco. Smooth spine lettered in blind. Housed in the original felt-lined, gray morocco clamshell case. Very fine.The Poems:1.… Read more
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Belle Au Bois Dormant, La [The Sleeping Beauty]
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Belle Au Bois Dormant, La [The Sleeping Beauty]

by DULAC, Edmund, Illustrator

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Paris: L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza & Cie, 1910. Numbered and Signed by the ArtistIn The Publishers Deluxe Morocco by DurvandA Variant Not Noted by Hughey[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. La Belle Au Bois Dormant [The Sleeping Beauty]. Et quelques aures contes de jadis. Préface de Edmund Pilon, Illustrations de Edmund Dulac. Paris: L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza & Cie, (1910). First edition in French, limited to 400 copies signed by the artist, this being copy no. 266. Quarto (11 5/8 x 9 in; 293 x 228 mm). 172, [1, limitation], [1, blank], [3, adv.], [1, blank] pp. With thirty color plates as in the first English limited edition but with grey-green borders, captions in French, and guard sheets as tissue. With an additional four extra head- and tailpieces, four decorated initials and border designs for text and chapter pages, and two small medallions, all printed in grey-green, not found in the first English limited edition. In the publisher's original full crushed brown morocco deluxe binding by Durvand (with… Read more
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Betes, Betises, Boutades
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Betes, Betises, Boutades

by RANDON, Gilbert

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Pont-a-Mousson: Haguenthal, 1860. Fools, Absurdities, Witticisms"RANDON, Gilbert. Betes, Betises, Boutades. Suite de Quarante-Huit Dessins Comiques Colories Composés par Randon. Pont-a-Mousson: Haguenthal, n.d. [ca. 1860]. First (only) edition. Oblong quarto (6 5/8 x 10 1/4 in; 168 x 263 mm). Forty-eight hand-colored illustrations heightened by gum arabic on twenty-four lithographed plates.Original hand-colored lithographed boards. The mildest of rubbing to edges and joints, otherwise a fine copy.Only one copy in institutional holdings worldwide, at University of Queensland. This book has, evidently, never seen the inside of an auction room; the ABPC Index has no records for it at all. "Beasts, Nonsense, and Jokes" is an extremely scarce suite of anthropomorphic illustrations depicting animals in human situations, in the mode of J.J. Grandville's Metamophoses du Jour.Gilbert Randon also illustrated La Vie de Troupier, Paris ca. 1855 (Lipperheide 3679); Messieurs nos fils & mesdemoiselles nos… Read more
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Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by the Limited Editions Club 1929-1985
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Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by the Limited Editions Club 1929-1985

by [LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB]; [BIBLIOGRAPHY]

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New York City: Limited Editions Club, 1985. [LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB]. Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by the Limited Editions Club 1929-1985. New York City: Limited Editions Club, 1985. Limited to 800 numbered copies, this being copy no. 488. Folio. [6], 182, [4] pp. Publisher's quarter Niger morocco over hand-marbled boards with Niger fore edges. A very fine copy. Housed in the publisher's slipcase.
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Bilder Aus Dem Tierleben [Pictures From Animal Life]
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Bilder Aus Dem Tierleben [Pictures From Animal Life]

by TRANSFORMATION BOOK; MEGGENDORFER, Lothar; BECK, Julius (verses)

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Eslingen und München: Verlag von T.F. Schreiber, [c.1895-1905]. Scarce, Near Pristine MeggendorferTransformation Pictures From Animal LifeAn Astonishing Copy in the Original Printed Dust Jacket[TRANSFORMATION BOOK]. MEGGENDORFER, Lothar. Bilder Aus Dem Tierleben [Pictures From Animal Life]. Ein Verwandlungbilderbuch von..., mit Versen von Julius Beck. Inhalt: Der Storke am Teich - Der Hase - Der gescheite Pudel - Das Küchlein und die Fliege - Hänschen und Miezchen - Der Bär und die Bienen. Fünfte Auflage. Eslingen und München: Verlag von T.F. Schreiber, n.d. [1895-1905]. Fifth edition of Schreiber book #138, scarce in all editions. Quarto (11 7/8 x 8 3/4 in; 301 x 222 mm). Six full-color 'slat' transformation plates, a total of twelve color images, with sixteen black and white text vignettes. Quarter red cloth over full-color pictorial boards. Publisher's original dust jacket printed in black. An extraordinary copy with all original movable parts in full working order, in… Read more
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Bill the Minder
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Bill the Minder

by ROBINSON, W. Heath; SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, binder

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London: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1912. Heath Robinson's Wittiest DrawingsROBINSON, W. Heath. Bill the Minder. Written and Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson. London: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1912.Edition de Luxe. Limited to 380 numbered copies (this copy being No. 192), signed by the author/artist. Large quarto (11 1/8 x 9 inches; 283 x 229 mm.). xiv, [2], 254, [2] pp. Sixteen mounted color plates (including frontispiece), with descriptive tissue guards. One hundred and seventeen black and white illustrations, including full title-pages, vignettes, head- and tailpieces. A little light foxing to first and last leaves only, otherwise a fine and fresh copy.Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe ca. 1990 in full crimson morocco, covers bordered in gilt, front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt with the original design. Spine with five raised bands paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges, decorative gilt turn-ins, cockerel end-papers, top edge gilt, others uncut. From the early… Read more
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Bill the Minder
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Bill the Minder

by BAYNTUN-RIVIÈRE, binder; ROBINSON, W. Heath, illustrator; LEWIS, Chris

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London: Constable, 1912. He Doesn't Mind This Outstanding BindingWonderfully Finished by Christopher Lewis of By Bayntun-RivièreROBINSON, W. Heath. [LEWIS, Christopher, finisher]. [BAYNTUN-RIVIÈRE, binder]. Bill the Minder. London: Constable, 1912. Limited to 380 copies signed by the artist, this being copy no. 228. Quarto (10 5/8 x 8 1/2 in; 270 x 215 mm). xiv, [2], 254, [2] pp. Sixteen tipped-in color plates, including frontispiece, with captioned tissue guards, and 117 black and white illustrations, including full title-pages, vignettes, head- and tailpieces. An exceptional and unique 'inlaid binding', c. 1982, by Bayntun-Rivière (designed and finished by Christopher Lewis) in full red crushed morocco with multi-colored pictorial inlays and black-stamped flowers that reproduce the color plate, "The King of Troy Compelled to Ask His Way," opposite p. 30, within a blind-tooled frame surrounded by gilt double-ruled borders. Raised bands with gilt tools and compartments with gilt ornaments… Read more
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Blessed Damozel, The
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Blessed Damozel, The

by ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel; RICKETTS, Charles; MOSHER, Thomas B.

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Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1901. One of Ten Copies Printed on vellumWith Ten Fine Initial Letters Printed in Red and BlackROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel. RICKETTS, Charles. MOSHER, Thomas B. The Blessed Damozel. [colophon: Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1901]. First Variorum Edition. One of Ten Copies Printed on Vellum (this being No. 2), with Designs by Charles Ricketts. Small quarto (5 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches; 146 x 134 mm.). [i-v, blank], vi, limitation, [inserted photogravure portrait], xiii, [i, blank], [1]- 32, [2], [4, blank] pp. The photogravure frontispiece is after the author's 1874 portrait of Alexa Wilding for Lord Mount-Temple. Publishers vellum over boards, spine lettered in gilt (gilt somewhat faded), remains of original tan silk ties. Spine a little discolored and with minimal loss to extreme top, otherwise a wonderful copy. The Arthur A Houghton copy with his bookplate on rear paste-down.The text is here printed as it first appeared in the February 1850 issue of The Germ with,… Read more
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Boccherini's Minuet and the Caliph of Baghdad
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Boccherini's Minuet and the Caliph of Baghdad"

by SHEPARD, Ernest H.

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[Lodsworth, West Sussex]: , 1955. A Scarce Original, Autobiographical DrawingNot to be Pooh-Pooh'edSHEPARD, E[rnest] H. Boccherini's Minuet and the Caliph of Baghdad [Lodsworth, West Sussex, ca. 1955-1957]. Original pen-and-ink drawing by renowned illustrator Ernest H. Shepard of himself at age seven, with his sister Ethel, a few years older, depicting them in practice during a screeching violin lesson. Image size: 3 3/4 x 6 7/16 inches; 95 x 164 mm. Signed with initials at lower left. Additionally signed in ballpoint pen on back "E.H. Shepard / Woodmancote / Lodsworth / Sussex". Matted, framed and glazed.A delightful image of Shepard's childhood, which originally appeared in his autobiography, Drawn from Memory (1957), and was later reproduced only once, on page twenty-seven of The Work of E.H. Shepard by Rawle Knox (1979). Found on page thirty-three of Drawn from Memory, it is captioned, "My little fingers never seemed to be in the right place." "Once a week we all three of us [siblings] had a… Read more
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Boilly's Humorous Designs
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Boilly's Humorous Designs

by BOILLY, Louis-Léopold

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London: E. & C. M'Lean, 1823 & D. Alexander, 1823. Scarce First British Appearance of Boilly's GrimacesBOILLY, Louis-Léopold. [Boilly's Humorous Designs. London: E. & C. M'Lean, 1823 & D. Alexander, 1824.A fine collection from the first UK publication of Boilly's initial plates from his Recueil de Grimaces (1823). Folio (14 5/8 x 10 3/8 inches; 372 x 264 mm). Eleven superb hand-colored lithographed plates after Boilly. Original half red morocco over drab gray boards, expertly rebacked to style , original red morocco label on front cover lettered in gilt "Humorous Designs by L. Boilly". Later endpapers. A fine collection with bright and vivid hand coloring.Exceedingly scarce.1. Grimaces. Pl:1. Pubd by E & C McLean (Emotions- five male figures)2. Grimaces. Pl:2. Pubd by E & C McLean (Emotions- five female figures)3. Grimaces. Pl:3. Pubd by E & C McLean (five men tasting gruel)4. Grimaces. Pl:4. Pubd by E & C McLean (four men and one woman expressions)5. Grimaces. Pl:5. Pubd by E & C McLean (five… Read more
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Bons Parisienes, Ces
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Bons Parisienes, Ces

by MORIN, Edmond, illustrator

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Paris: Chez Aubert & Cie. Editeurs, 1842. 'The Parisians at Play'Twenty Superb Hand Colored Lithograph Plates by Edmond MorinMORIN, Edmond, illustrator. [Ces Bons Parisiens]. (These Good Parisians). Paris: Chez Aubert & Cie. Editeurs, [ca. 1842]. Folio (13 3/16 x 9 5/8 inches; 335 x 245 mm.). Twenty highly amusing, hand colored lithograph plates, all heightened with gum arabic. A few plates with light marginal foxing. Publisher's? black paper over boards, covers elaborately stamped in gilt with "1842 Album" in the center. Covers a little worn at joints and corners, some old 'tape' stains on endpapers. An excellent example of a super rare album.This is only the second time in over 50 years that we have ever seen this suite of colored lithographs. According to OCLC there are just two copies located in libraries and institutions worldwide: The Morgan Library & Museum and the New York Public Library (NY, USA). Note: Neither of these copies are recorded as having color plates.The plates - all with the… Read more
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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies...
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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church

by BIBLE IN ENGLISH; BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER

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Oxford: Printed at the University Press, by S. Collingwood and Co..., 1839. A Fine Mid-Nineteenth Century Book of Common Prayer[BIBLE IN ENGLISH]. The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the United Church of England and Ireland: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches; and the form and manner of making, ordaining, and consecrating of bishops, priests, and deacons. Oxford: Printed at the University Press, by S. Collingwood and Co...., 1839.Sixteenmo (3 1/2 x 2 inches; 89 x 51 mm.). Unpaginated. Contemporary full purple morocco, covers decoratively bordered in gilt and blind, spine with four raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, decorative gilt board edges and turn-ins, yellow coated end-papers, all edges gilt. Neat early ink inscription on front blank. A fine example.
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Book of Drawings, A.
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Book of Drawings, A.

by WAIN, Louis, illustrator; THOMSON, Hugh

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London: Privately Printed for Mr. & Mrs. F.T. Davies, 1891. A Night in Town" - Probably Louis Wain's Very First Published 'Cat Caricature'[WAIN, Louis, artist]. [DOBSON, Austin, contributor]. A Book of Drawings. By A. Bryan, L. Davis, A.T. Elwes, Harry Furniss, J. Jellicoe, Louise Jopling, J.B. Partridge, Jo. Pennell, R.H. Moor, H. Railton, Hugh Thomson, L. Wain, C. Wilkinson & W. Wilson: with a prefatory poem by Austin Dobson. London: Privately Printed for Mr. & Mrs. F.T. Davies, [1891]. One of a hundred large paper copies on hand-made paper, signed by F.T.W. Davies, the plates individually signed by the illustrators. 43, [1 imprint] pp. Folio (12 7/8 x 10 3/8 inches; 326 x 263 mm.). Original thin white vellum over parchment wrappers. Front cover decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. A near fine copy.The two Louis Wain drawings, each of which is signed by Wain in pencil are: "A Night in Town" and [A Single Cat].From studying the 209 entries in Rodney Dale's A List of Books Illustrated by Louis… Read more
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Book of the Courtier, The

by GRUEL, Leon; CASTIGLIONE, Count Baldesar

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. The Classic Courtesy BookNewly TranslatedBound By Gruel[GRUEL, Léon, binder]. CASTIGLIONE, Count Baldesar. The Book of the Courtier (1528). Translated From the Italian and Annotated by Leonard Eckstein Opdycke. With Seventy-One Portraits and Fifteen Autographs Reproduced by Edward Bierstadt. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. First edition of the new English translation, limited to 500 copies, this being copy no. 199. Quarto (10 9/16 x 7 7/8 in; 274 x 200 mm). xii, [2], 439, [1] pp. Seventy-one portraits and fifteen autograph reproductions with captioned tissue guards. Bound by Léon Gruel (stamp-signed) in full contemporary crushed antelope brown morocco with decoratively gilt borders, and a central panel enclosed by an elaborately blindstamped frame. Black crushed morocco doublures with wide dentelles and gilt cornerpieces. Navy blue ribbed linen endleaves. All edges gilt. Some very light rubbing to upper joint but still a superlative… Read more
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Book of Genesis, The
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Book of Genesis, The

by ROBINSON, F. Cayley, illustrator; [RICCARDI PRESS]

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London: Philip Lee Warner publisher to the Medici Society, 1914. The Book of Genesis Beautifully Illustrated by Frederick Cayley RobinsonLimited to 500 Numbered CopiesROBINSON, F. Cayley, illustrator. [RICCARDI PRESS]. The Book of Genesis. Now printed in the authorised version and illustrated after drawings by F. Cayley Robinson. London: Philip Lee Warner publisher to the Medici Society, 1914. Limited to 500 numbered copies (this being no. 473). Quarto (10 5/16 x 7 3/4 in; 262 x 197 mm). xv, [1], 88, [1, colophon], [1, blank], [1, printer's slug], [1, blank] pp. on Riccardi hand-made paper. Ten mounted color plates, including frontispiece, with captioned tissue guards. Engraved title-page printed in blue and black with central ornament. Bound ca. 1925 by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in three quarter russet morocco over green cloth boards ruled in blind, spine with five raised bands ruled in blind and lettered in gilt, top edge rough gilt, others uncut. Faint (almost invisible) ink signature dated 1935 on… Read more
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Book of Job, The
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Book of Job, The

by [LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB]; SZYK, Arthur, illustrator; [BIBLE IN ENGLISH]

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New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1946. The Greatest Poem of Ancient and Modern Times (Alfred Lord Tennyson)Eight Magnificent Colored Illustrations by Arthur Szyk[SZYK, Arthur, illustrator]. [BIBLE IN ENGLISH]. The Book of Job from the Translation Prepared at Cambridge in 1611 for King James 1 with a Preface by Mary Ellen Chase... [New York]: The Limited Editions Club, 1946. Limited to 1,950 copies signed by Arthur Szyk (this being number 478). Folio (12 x 8 1/2 inches; 304 x 216 mm.). 148, [2, blank], [1, limitation], [5, blank] pp. Eight mounted color plates by Arthur Szyk.Publishers three-quarter creme leather over white paper boards, front cover pictorially stamped in gilt, spine title blocked in gilt, top edge gilt. Minimal rubbing to spine extremities otherwise an excellent copy housed in the original (slightly worn) red felt-lined metallic gold slipcase. Complete with the LEC Monthly Letter loosely inserted.The Book of Job is a book in the Ketuvim ("Writings") section of the Hebrew Bible… Read more
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Book of Common Prayer, The
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by FORE-EDGE PAINTING; BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER

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Oxford: Printed at the Clarendon Press by J. Cooke and S. Collingwood, 1820. With A Fore-Edge Scene of Oxford[FORE-EDGE PAINTING]. [CHURCH OF ENGLAND]. The Book of Common Prayer And Administration of the Sacraments. And Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the United Church of England and Ireland; Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as They are to be Sung or Said in Churches; and the Form and Manner of Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons. Oxford: Printed at the Clarendon Press by J. Cooke and S. Collingwood, 1820.[Bound with] BRADY, Nicholas and Nahum Tate. A New Version of the Psalms of David, Fitted to Tunes Used in Churches. Oxford: Printed at the Clarendon Press by Samuel Collinwood, 1822.Octavo (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in; 210 x 130 mm). Unpaginated (A-Rr8, Ss4; A-F8). Calendar and tables.Contemporary full crimson straight-grain morocco with triple fillet border in blind and panel with large gilt corner-pieces of volutes,… Read more
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