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Galerie Théâtrale

MONNIER, Henry

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Paris: Chez Hy. Gaugain et Cie...et chez E. Ardit, 1828. Monnier's "Theatrical Gallery" [MONNIER, Henry, illustrator]. Galerie Théâtrale. Paris: Chez Hy. Gaugain et Cie....et chez E. Ardit, [n.d., 1828]. Oblong folio. (9 3/4 x 13 1/4 inches; 471 x 336 mm.). Twenty-four numbered hand-colored plates lithographed by E. Ardit and H. Gaugain. Original brown paper pictorial front wrapper bound in. Plates Plates 13 through 24 with triangular embossed stamp of E. Ardit in the lower margin. Plate 11 inlaid to size, still with wide margins. Some scattered light foxing and browning, still an excellent copy of this very rare suite. Early twentieth century green cloth over boards with maroon morocco lettering labels on front cover and spine. From the celebrated collection of R. Descamps Scrive with his maroon morocco leather bookplate on front blank. OCLC locates just four copies in libraries and institutions worldwide: The Morgan Library & Museum (NY, USA); University of Chicago (IL, ... Read more

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Galerie Théâtrale

MONNIER, Henry

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Paris: Chez Hy. Gaugain et Cie...et chez E. Ardit, 1828. Monnier's "Theatrical Gallery" [MONNIER, Henry, illustrator]. Galerie Théâtrale. Paris: Chez Hy. Gaugain et Cie....et chez E. Ardit, [n.d., 1828]. Quarto (10 1/8 x 8 3/8 inches; 258 x 216 mm.). Twenty-four numbered hand-colored plates lithographed by E. Ardit and H. Gaugain. Plates 13 through 24 with triangular embossed stamp of E. Ardit in the lower margin. Plates skillfully extended at lower margins. Some very light scattered foxing, still an excellent copy of this very rare suite. Recently bound by Roger Devauchelle in full violet cloth, printed paper label on front board. Original brown paper pictorial front wrapper/title bound in. OCLC locates just four copies in libraries and institutions worldwide: The Morgan Library & Museum (NY, USA); University of Chicago (IL, USA), University of Nortgh Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC, USA) and Toronto Public Library (ON, CA). "As a boy Monnier had been fond of fairs and p ... Read more

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Galerie Musicale

HESS, H[ieronymus]

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Paris: Publiée par Engelmann & Cie., 1827. Twelve Exceptionally Rare and Satirical Hand Colored Lithographs Showing Musicians Performing HESS, H[ieronymus]. Galerie Musicale par H. Hess. Paris: Publiée par Engelmann & Cie., [1827]. First (and only) edition. Quarto (10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches; 276 x 216 mm.). Twelve (of thirteen) satirical hand colored lithograph plates without titles, showing musicians performing. Drawn by Käppelin d'après H. Hess and lithographed by Engelmann & Cie. The missing plate in number eleven. Recently bound by Roger Devauchelle in full violet cloth, printed paper label on front board. Publishers brown printed wrapper/title bound in before the plates. The Plates: 1. [The Conductor] 2. [The Violin] 3. [The Oboe] 4. [The Bassoon] 5. [The French Horn] 6. [The Tenor Trombone] 7. [The Clarinet] 8. [The Flute] 9. [The Bass Trombone] 10. [The Fiddle] 11. 12. [Man playing the Guitar] 13. [Woman playing the Guitar] Hieronymus HESS (1799-1850) was a ... Read more

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Gentleman Volunteer. The Letters of George Hennell from the Peninsular War 1812-1813, A.

ZAEHNSDORF, binder; Glover, Michael; Hennell, George; Read, Sir Antony

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London: Heinemann, 1979. One of Twenty-Five Copies Signed by Michael Glover and Sir Antony Read and Specially Bound by Zaehnsdorf [ZAEHNSDORF, binder]. [GLOVER, Michael, editor]. HENNELL, George. A Gentleman Volunteer. The Letters of George Hennell from the Peninsular War 1812-1813. Edited by Michael Glover. [With a Foreword by General Sir Antony Read]. London: Heinemann, [1979]. First edition. "Of this edition 25 copies have been reserved by arrangement with the Publisher's for fine binding by Zaehnsdorf. This is copy number 9 which has been specially bound for David Brass" (calligraphed on an inserted limitation leaf at front). Large octavo (9 3/16 x 6 inches; 234 x 152 mm.). [8], 181, [1, blank] pp. Six double-sided photographic plates and several maps and plans in the text. One of twenty-five copies signed (on the half-title) by Michael Glover and Sir Antony Read and specially bound by Zaehnsdorf (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in) in full black morocco. Covers ruled in gilt, front c ... Read more

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George Cruikshank's Fairy Library

CRUIKSHANK, George; BEDFORD, Francis, binder

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London: D. Bogue, 1853. A Complete Set of The Fairy Library With all of the Plates in Two States - Hand-Colored and Plain The First Three Titles Boldly Signed By Cruikshank CRUIKSHANK, George. George Cruikshank's Fairy Library. [Comprising:] Hop-O'My-Thumb and The Seven-League Boots. Edited and illustrated with six etchings by George Cruikshank. London: David Bogue, [1853]. [Together with:] The History of Jack & the Bean-Stalk. Edited and illustrated with six etchings by George Cruikshank. London: David Bogue, [1854]. [And:] Cinderella and the Glass Slipper. Edited and illustrated with ten subjects, designed and etched on steel, by George Cruikshank. London: David Bogue, [1854]. [And:] Puss in Boots. Edited and illustrated with etchings on steel, by George Cruikshank. London: Routledge, Warne & Routledge... F. Arnold, [1864]. First edition, (**most probably first issues) of all four titles including Puss in Boots which has the notice "To the Public" on the inside of the front cov ... Read more

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George Cruikshank's Omnibus

CRUIKSHANK, George; BLANCHARD, Laman; BIRDSALL, binder

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London: Tilt and Bogue, 1842. George Cruikshank's Omnibus First Edition, Finely Bound by Birdsall of Northampton [CRUIKSHANK, George]. George Cruikshank's Omnibus. Illustrated with one hundred engravings on steel and wood. Edited by Laman Blanchard. London: Tilt and Bogue, 1842. First edition. Large octavo (9 3/8 x 5 3/4 inches; 238 x 146 mm.). [viii], 300 pp. Engraved portrait, engraved pictorial preface, twenty engraved plates and seventy-eight woodcuts in the text. Bound ca. 1910 by Birdsall of Northampton (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in). Full dark green morocco, covers with multiple gilt borders and corner decorations, spine with five raised bands decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt board edges and decorative gilt turn-ins, marbled end-papers, top edge gilt, others uncut. Original gilt decorated dark green cloth front cover and spine bound in at end. Minimal fading to spine otherwise fine. "First issued in nine monthly parts from May 1841 to January 18 ... Read more

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Georgics, The

[LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB]; BRAMANTI, Bruno, illustrator; VIRGIL (Publuis Virgilius Maro)

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Verona: Printed for the mambers of he Limited Editions Club at the Officina Bodoni, 1952. Signed by the Artist Bruno Bramanti and the Printer Giovanni Mardersteig VIRGIL (Publuis Virgilius Maro). BRAMANTI, Bruno, illustrator. The Georgics. Translated into English Verse by John Dryden. Verona: Printed for the members of he Limited Editions Club at the Officina Bodoni, 1952. Limited to 1500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Bruno Bramanti, and printer, Giovanni Mardersteig, this being copy no. 1456. Quarto. xv, [1], 154, [4] pp. Full-page, text, and tailpiece woodcut illustrations. Publisher's quarter green cloth over patterned paper boards. A fine copy. Housed in the publisher's slipcase.

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Georgics, The

[LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB]; VIRGIL (Publuis Virgilius Maro); BRAMANTI, Bruno, illustrator

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Verona: Printed for the members of he Limited Editions Club at the Officina Bodoni, 1952. Signed by the Artist Bruno Bramanti and the Printer Giovanni Mardersteig VIRGIL (Publuis Virgilius Maro). BRAMANTI, Bruno, illustrator. The Georgics. Translated into English Verse by John Dryden. Verona: Printed for the members of he Limited Editions Club at the Officina Bodoni, 1952. Limited to 1500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Bruno Bramanti, and printer, Giovanni Mardersteig, this being copy no. 1201. Quarto. xv, [1], 154, [4] pp. Full-page, text, and tailpiece woodcut illustrations. Publisher's quarter green cloth over patterned paper boards. A fine copy. Housed in the publisher's slipcase.

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Gift: The

POE, Edgar Allan, contributor; MOORE, S. EMBOSSED BINDING; SIGOURNEY, Lydia

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Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, [1841]. The First Appearance of Edgar Allan Poe's Eleonore A Spectacular Early 1840s American 'Gift' Binding MOORE, S, binder. [POE, Edgar Allan, contributor]. The Gift: A Christmas and New Year's Present for 1842. Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, [early September, 1841]. First edition with the first appearance of Edgar Allan Poe's short story Eleonora. A Fable (pp. 154-162), together with poems by Lydia Sigourney, Park Benjamin and Hannah Foster Gould and stories by Catherine Beecher and William Gilmore Simms, et al. Octavo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches; 184 x 120 mm.). [6, blank], viii, 18-322, [6, advertisements], [6, blank] pp. Inserted engraved frontispiece, engraved title-page and six full page engraved plates. Publisher's full orange-red calf (stamp-signed on front and back cover "S. Moore Binder Phila"), covers and spine ornately stamped in gilt with an arabesque design, all edges gilt, yellow coated endpapers. Neat early ink signature on ... Read more

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Gilmory

ALLEN, Phoebe

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London: Samuel Tinsley, 1876. An Independent Woman Against A Variety of Adversaries ALLEN, Phoebe. Gilmory: A Novel. In Three Volumes. London: Samuel Tinsley, 1876. First edition of the author's first novel. Three octavo volumes (7 3/8 x 4 15/16 inches; 188 x 125 mm.). [2], 258; [2], 248; [2], 263, [1, printer's imprint] pp. With the 16 pp. publisher's catalogue, dated September, 1877, and the [8] pp. publisher's advertisements, dated August 20th, 1877, at the end of Volume I. No half-titles called for. Decorative woodcut head- and tail-pieces. Original terra cotta pebble-grain cloth with covers decoratively stamped in blind and spines lettered in gilt. Original cream-colored endpapers. Minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities, small dark stain to spine of Volume I, a few additional light spots to covers, minor blistering to endpapers. Short tear to outer blank margin of P2 (pp. 211/212) in Volume I and to O7 and O8 (pp. 205/206) in Volume III, small piece torn from upper blank ma ... Read more

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Ginger & Pickles

POTTER, Beatrix

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New York: Frederick Warne & Co., 1909. First American Edition of "Ginger & Pickles" POTTER, Beatrix. Ginger & Pickles. New York: Frederick Warne & Co., [1909]. First American edition. Small quarto (7 x 5 7/16 inches; 178 x 137 mm.). 51, [1] pp. Color frontispiece (included in pagination) and nine full-page color illustrations. Black and white vignette on title-page and nineteen black and white vignettes in text. Original pale green boards stamped in darker green on front cover and spine. Color pictorial label on front cover within a rectangular blind panel with scalloped bottom edge. Color pictorial endpapers. Minimal darkening to spine, still a near fine copy. Quinby 17a.

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Glances At Character

[CLARK, J., illustrator]

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London: Printed by Wittinham and Rowland for John Carr, , 1814. The Country Physician, and the Hogs [CLARK, J., illustrator]. Glances at Character. London: Printed by Wittinham and Rowland for John Carr, 1814. First edition. Octavo (7 x 3 7/8 in; 173 x 98 mm). vi, 158, [2, adv.] pp. Hand-colored aquatint frontispiece and seven hand-colored aquatint plates. Original quarter cloth over drab boards. Uncut. Some spots to boards, otherwise an excellent copy. A rare volume, scarce in the marketplace, with text and caricatures satirizing human personality. Little is known about illustrator J[ohn] Clark aka I. Clark. Prideaux notes that he "aquatinted plates to some thirty volumes, chiefly of travels." Where Prideaux cites a title by J. Clark she is kind, noting that his work along with others she mentions was "so much appreciated in their time." The plates: 1. "Glances at Character" (Frontispiece) 2. "Most maculate thoughts, master, are mask'd under such colours.&quo ... Read more

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Goblin Market

RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator; ROSSETTI, Christina

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1933. First American Trade Edition Variant Binding [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. ROSSETTI, Christina. Goblin Market. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., [1933]. First American trade edition. Octavo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches; 222 x 146 mm.). 44, [1], [3, blank] pp. Four full-page color plates and nineteen drawings in black and white. Publisher's 'variant' red cloth over boards with a copy of the color plate that faces p. 36 "White and golden Lizzie stood", pictorial end-papers in green and white. A fine copy in the original color pictorial dust jacket with identical color illustration on front panel. Minimal wear to dust jacket spine extremities. We have not seen this variant binding before. The American issue normally has a color pictorial panel on the front cover in keeping with the American issues of the three other Christmas books. Goblin Market (composed in April 1859 and published in 1862) is a narrative poem by C ... Read more

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Goblin Market

RACKHAM, Arthur; ROSSETTI, Christina

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London: William Heinemann, 1933. One of 410 Copies Signed by Arthur Rackham [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. ROSSETTI, Christina. Goblin Market. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd. [1933]. One of 410 copies signed by Arthur Rackham, this being copy No. 403. Octavo (9 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches; 228 x 146 mm.). 44, [1], [3, blank] pp. Four full-page color plates and nineteen drawings in black and white. Publisher's limp vellum, front cover decoratively lettered in gilt, pictorial end-papers in green and white, top edge gilt, others uncut. A fine copy in the original (chipped) glassine wrapper and slipcase with limitation label with matching number. Chemised in a full tan morocco slipcase. Chemise with bookplate of renowned collector Richard Manney. Goblin Market (composed in April 1859 and published in 1862) is a narrative poem by Christina Rossetti. In a letter to her publisher, Rossetti claimed that the poem, which is interpreted frequently as having features of remarkab ... Read more

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Goblin Market

RACKHAM, Arthur; ROSSETTI, Christina

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London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1933. One of 410 Copies Signed by Arthur Rackham [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. ROSSETTI, Christina. Goblin Market. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd. [1933]. One of 410 copies signed by Arthur Rackham, this being copy No. 288. Octavo (9 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches; 228 x 146 mm.). 44, [1], [3, blank] pp. Four full-page color plates and nineteen drawings in black and white. Publisher's limp vellum, front cover decoratively lettered in gilt, pictorial end-papers in green and white, top edge gilt, others uncut. A near fine copy in the original slipcase with limitation label with matching number. Goblin Market (composed in April 1859 and published in 1862) is a narrative poem by Christina Rossetti. In a letter to her publisher, Rossetti claimed that the poem, which is interpreted frequently as having features of remarkably sexual imagery, was not meant for children. However, in public Rossetti often stated that the poem was intended for ... Read more

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Goblin Market

RACKHAM, Arthur; ROSSETTI, Christina

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London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1933. The Copy of Poet Percy MacKaye With an Original Drawing by Rackham [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. ROSSETTI, Christina. Goblin Market. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd. [1933]. First trade edition, with a fine, three-quarter page original pen & ink drawing by Rackham inscribed to Mr. & Mrs. Percy MacKaye and dated Christmas 1937. The drawing depicts Mr. Rackham himself as an anthropomorphic tree. Octavo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in; 222 x 136 mm). 42, [4] pp. Four color plates. Original stiff-card wrappers in color. Original dust jacket with just a tiny amount of insect damage at foot of spine and flap-folds. A near fine copy. American dramatist and poet Percy MacKaye (1875-1956), whose poetry collection, The Far Familiar (1938) was graced with a frontispiece by Arthur Rackham, was the first champion of civic theater and is considered to be the first poet of the Atomic Era because of his sonnet "The Atomic Law," wh ... Read more

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Gods and Mortals in Love

DULAC, Edmund, illustrator; WILLIAMSON, Hugh Ross

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London: Country Life Limited, 1935. With Nine Colored Plates by Edmund Dulac DULAC, Edmund, illustrator. WILLIAMSON, Hugh Ross. Gods and Mortals in Love. London: Country Life Limited, [1935]. First edition. Large quarto (11 x 8 5/8 inches; 279 x 218 mm.). 83, [1, blank] pp. Nine full-page color plates. Publisher's cream tweed cloth flecked with royal blue. Front cover and spine decoratively lettered in blue. A near fine copy. The plates depict various relationships between mythical deities and humans, most of which end tragically... The plates: 1. Aphrodite and Adonis 2. Selene and Edymion 3. Pluto and Persephone 4. Psyche and Cerberus 5. Pan and Syrinx 6. Orpheus and Eurydice 7. Jason and Medea 8. Herakles and Deianeira 9. Perseus and Andromeda "The illustrations in this book have already appeared as front pages in the American weekly. A book with coloured pictures and an illustrated book are not quite the same thing. One may say that each has its own function and its own appeal. This is pr ... Read more

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Gogmagog

[GOGMAGOG PRESS]; CHAMBERS, David; FRANKLIN, Colin; TUCKER, Alan

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Pinner: Private Libraries Association, 1991. [GOGMAGOG PRESS]. CHAMBERS, David. FRANKLIN, Colin. TUCKER, Alan. Gogmagog. Morris Cox & the Gogmagog Press. Pinner: Private Libraries Association, 1991. First edition. Octavo (10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches; 271 x 181 mm.). 184 pp. Illustrated throughout in color and black & white. Publisher's orange cloth with black stripes. A fine copy.

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Golden Treasury, the

ZAEHNSDORF, binder; PALGRAVE, Francis T.

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London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1902. "Not Just a Book - But a Monument" Palgrave's Golden Treasury - First & Second Series Superbly Bound by Zaehnsdorf ZAEHNSDORF, binder. PALGRAVE, Francis T. The Golden Treasury. Selected from the best songs and lyrical poems in the English language and arranged with notes... revised and enlarged. [First and Second Series]. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1902 & 1900 Golden Treasury Series. Two small octavo volumes (6 x 3 7/8 inches; 152 x 98 mm.). [xii], 381, [1, imprint]; xii, 275, [1. blank] pp. title-page to first series with engraved vignette, title-page to second series with tinted engraved vignette. Small neat tape repair to front blank leaf in volume one. Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf ca. 1902 (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-ins). Full brown levant morocco, covers bordered in gilt and blind with gilt floral corner-pieces, enclosing a panel of eleven gilt flowers and stems with gilt pointillé and decorative blind stamping. Sp ... Read more

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Goldfinger

FLEMING, Ian; CHOPPING, Richard, artist

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1959. "Do you expect me to talk? No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to die!" FLEMING, Ian. Goldfinger. London: Jonathan Cape, [1959]. First edition, first impression, first issue second state, Binding 'A'. Octavo (7 3/8 x 5 inches; 188 x 127 mm.). 318 pp. Publisher's black cloth effect paper over boards, front cover with a blind-stamped skull and gilt coins in the eye sockets, spine lettered in gilt, plain endpapers. First impression, first issue, first state publisher's (unclipped) dust jacket designed by Richard Chopping. Binding very lightly 'cocked', small lower marginal stain between pp. 236 & 237, otherwise an excellent copy in a very good dust jacket, spine slightly darkened and a few very small closed edge tears. Goldfinger is the seventh novel in Ian Fleming's James Bond series, first published in the UK by Jonathan Cape on 23 March 1959. Goldfinger originally bore the title The Richest Man in the World and was written in January and Febr ... Read more

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