Sign In | Register

Titles starting with J from David Brass Rare Books, Inc. Results 1 -12 of 12

  • You searched for:
  • Bookseller inventory: David Brass Rare Books, Inc. (titles starting with J) (x)
  • Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc. (x)
  • Edit search
  • New search
  • Add to want list
1

Jadis et aujourd'hui

MONNIER, Henry

  • Quantity available: 2
Paris: Delpech, Editeur et Imprimeur en Lithographie, 1829. "Then" and "Now"- Eighteen Scarce Hand-Colored Lithographed Plates By Le Maitre Monnier MONNIER, Henry. Jadis et aujourd'hui. Paris: Delpech, 1829. Title from front wrapper. Oblong folio (10 5/8 x 13 5/8 inches; 270 x 353 mm.). Pictorial lithograph wrapper and eighteen hand-colored lithographed plates, depicting bankruptcy, childhood, dressing, the boudoir, a physician, an attorney, the promenade, an evening gathering, etc. ,"then" and "now." The plain rear wrapper is also bound in at the end. Bound ca. 1925 [by René Kieffer] in quarter dark blue straight-grain morocco over marbled boards. Spine decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt, marbled end-papers. Lower tip of spine a little chipped, minimal rubbing to board extremities, otherwise fine. The plates are very clean, with only minimal edge browning. A wonderful copy of this extremely scarce series of plates. Loosely inserted is a duplica ... Read more

Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc., California, United States
Seller rating:

Price: $5,000.00

Shipping (USA): $5.50


2

Jadis et aujourd'hui

MONNIER, Henry

  • Quantity available: 1
Paris: Delpech, Editeur et Imprimeur en Lithographie, 1829. "Then" and "Now"- Eighteen Scarce Hand-Colored Lithographed Plates By Le Maitre Monnier MONNIER, Henri. Jadis et aujourd'hui. Paris: Delpech, 1829. Title from front wrapper. Oblong folio (Plate size: 10 3/4 x 14 inches; 274 x 356 mm.; Wrapper size: 11 5/8 x 16 1/8 inches; 296 x 410 mm.). Eighteen hand-colored lithographed plates, depicting bankruptcy, childhood, dressing, the boudoir, a physician, an attorney, the promenade, an evening gathering, etc. ,"then" and "now." Loose, as issued, in the original cream-colored lithographed wrappers. Spine of wrappers neatly repaired. The plates are very clean, with only minimal edge browning. A wonderful copy of this extremely scarce series of plates. Very scarce, with just two copies in libraries and institutions worldwide: Kunstbibli Staatliche Museen Zu Berlin (Germany), and The Morgan Library & Museum (NY, USA). The Morgan Library copy appears to be un ... Read more

Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc., California, United States
Seller rating:

Price: $5,800.00

Shipping (USA): $5.50


3

Jardin Des Plantes en Estampes, Le

ADAM, Albert, illustrator; ROSTAING, Jules

  • Quantity available: 1
Paris: Maison Martinet - Hautecoeur, Frères, 1860. With Twenty-Four Superb Hand Colored Lithograph Plates Depicting All Species of Animals [ADAM, Albert, illustrator]. ROSTAING, Jules. Le Jardin Des Plantes en Estampes. Dessiné et Lithographié par A. Adam. Accompagné d'une histoire De Tous Les Animaux Que Possède La Ménagerie par Jules Rostaing. Paris: Maison Martinet - Hautecoeur, Frères, [1860]. First edition. Large oblong quarto (10 3/16 x 13 1/2 inches; 259 x 343 mm.). [iv], 30, [1, table], [1, blank] pp. Twenty four superb hand-colored lithograph plates, heightened with gum arabic and with multiple images. Some light foxing to text leaves only, the plates bright and clean. Publisher's black pebble-grain cloth, front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt, lower cover with center blind-stamped decoration, yellow coated end-papers, front inner hinge expertly and almost invisibly repaired. Neat early ink inscription on front fly-leaf date ... Read more

Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc., California, United States
Seller rating:

Price: $2,500.00

Shipping (USA): $5.50


4

Jardin des Plantes: La Ménagerie et la Vallée Suisse

PAUQUET, Jean Louis Charles, illustrator

  • Quantity available: 1
Paris: Amédée Bédelet, [1857]. Twenty Hand Colored Lithograph Plates Depicting the Species in the Second Oldest Zoological Gardens in the World PAUQUET, Jean Louis Charles, illustrator. Jardin des Plantes: La Ménagerie et la Vallée Suisse. Dessins d'après Nature par Pauquet, Lithographiés par Bocquin. Texte Illustré de 140 Vignettes sur Bois. Paris: Amédée Bédelet, [1857]. First edition. Oblong quarto (9 3/16 x 12 1/4 inches; 234 x 310 mm.). 44 pp. Twenty fine hand-colored lithograph plates (all but one with tissue guard) all marked Bocquin, del et lith. & Imp. Lemercier, Paris. Numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. Original black diaper-grain cloth, covers decoratively stamped in gilt, red, cream, blue, green and blind. Spine decoratively lettered in gilt, pale yellow coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Some light marginal foxing, otherwise a very fine copy. The animals depicted include Hyena, Tiger, Lion, Bears, ... Read more

Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc., California, United States
Seller rating:

Price: $4,500.00

Shipping (USA): $5.50


5

Jessie Willcox Smith Mother Goose, The

SMITH, Jessie Willcox, illustrator; BUDDY, Katherine Gridley, editor

  • Quantity available: 1
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1914. "The Ideal Child is the Legacy Left Us By This Remarkable Artist" First Issue, In the Scarce First Issue Box [SMITH, Jessie Willcox, illustrator]. The Jessie Willcox Smith Mother Goose. A Careful and Full Selection of the Rhymes. With Numerous Illustrations In full color and black and white by... New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, [1914]. First edition, first issue (with pictorial peach endpapers with white geese and babies in mob-caps). Oblong quarto (8 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches; 215 x 299 mm.). [2] blank; 173; [3] blank pp. Twelve full-page color plates, five full-page monotone plates, and numerous line drawings throughout the text. Original black cloth, spine lettered in white, pictorial label on front cover with an additional color plate of mother Goose in straw bonnet sheltering two children under her wings. A very fine copy in the original first-issue pictorial box (with "Net $2.50") with the original glassine (fragmented) wrapper. This i ... Read more

Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc., California, United States
Seller rating:

Price: $2,500.00

Shipping (USA): $5.50


6

John Keats, His Life and Poetry, His Friends Critics and After-Fame

COSWAY-STYLE BINDING; BAYNTUN RIVIÈRE, binders; KEATS, John; COLVIN, Sidney

  • Quantity available: 1
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1917. A Very Fine Cosway-Style Binding Sidney Colvin's Life and Poetry of John Keats [COSWAY-STYLE BINDING]. BAYNTUN RIVIÈRE, binders. KEATS, John. COLVIN, Sidney. John Keats, His Life and Poetry, His Friends Critics and After-Fame. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1917. First edition. Octavo (8 3/8 x 5 7/16 inches; 213 x 138 mm.). xviii, errata slip, 598p. Tipped-in color portrait frontispiece and twelve full page illustrations including a facsimile letter. Bound by Bayntun Rivière in a Cosway-style binding of full red crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. The upper cover with a mounted portrait of young Keats on ivory under beveled glass, the portrait surrounded with a gilt frame of various flowers and holly in gilt, the remainder of the covers with vertical lines, the spine with gilt tiles and floral panel ornaments. A very fine copy, housed in a cloth box. A fine Cosway-Style binding ca. 1940 by Bayntun Rivière (stamp- ... Read more

Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc., California, United States
Seller rating:

Price: $8,500.00

Shipping (USA): $5.50


7

John Woodvil

WOOD, Henry T., binder; LAMB, Charles; LAMB, Mary

  • Quantity available: 1
London: Printed by T. Plummer... for G. and J. Robinson, 1802. Charles Lamb's First Play Containing Mary Lamb's First Appearance in Print A Superb Late Nineteenth Century Inlaid Binding by Henry T. Wood A Presentation Copy Inscribed on the First Leaf of Text by Mary Lamb [WOOD, Henry T., binder]. LAMB, Charles. [LAMB, Mary]. John Woodvil. A Tragedy. By C. Lamb. To which are added Fragments of Burton, the author of The Anatomy of Melancholy. London: Printed by T. Plummer... for G. and J. Robinson, 1802. Presentation Copy inscribed on the first leaf of text "S. Rowley, Presented by Miss Lamb". Containing on pp. 106/107 the poem 'Helen' - Mary Lamb's first appearance in print. First edition. Small octavo (6 1/4 x 4 inches; 159 x 102 mm.). [4], 128 pp. Beautifully bound ca. 1900 by Henry T. Wood (stamp-signed in gilt "Bound by Wood, London" on front turn-in. Full crimson levant morocco, both covers with ornamental inlaid green morocco frame enclosing a curvilinear d ... Read more

Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc., California, United States
Seller rating:

Price: $8,750.00

Shipping (USA): $5.50


8

Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities

BAYNTUN-RIVIÈRE; ALKEN, Henry SURTEES, Robert Smith

  • Quantity available: 1
London: George Routledge, 1893. Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities Illustrated by Henry Alken In a Beautiful Inlaid Binding By Chris Lewis [BAYNTUN-RIVIÈRE, binders]. [SURTEES, Robert Smith]. ALKEN, Henry, illustrator. Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities. The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of that Renowned Sporting Citizen Mr. John Jorrocks. With Sixteen Illustrations by Henry Alken. Printed in Colours. New Edition. London: George Routledge, [1893]. Tall octavo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in; 221 x 145 mm). viii, 272 pp. Sixteen full color plates including frontispiece and engraved title (with tissue guard between). Bound by Bayntun-Rivière, c. 1985 in full crimson morocco and finished by Chris Lewis with a quadruple gilt frame with a gilt horse shoe in each corner surrounding a large rectangular pictorial onlay of multi-colored morocco depicting a country scene with five foxhounds being followed by two huntsmen on horseback. The back cover with the sam ... Read more

Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc., California, United States
Seller rating:

Price: $3,750.00

Shipping (USA): $5.50


9

Journal of a Visit to South Africa

LATROBE, Charles Ignatius; LATROBE, Rev. C.I.

  • Quantity available: 1
London: Published by L.B. Seeley and R. Ackermann, 1818. First Edition of Latrobe's "Visit to South Africa," with Twelve Fine Hand-Colored Aquatint Plates, LATROBE, C[harles] I[gnatius]. Journal of a Visit to South Africa in 1815, and 1816. With Some Account of the Missionary Settlements of the United Brethren, near the Cape of Good Hope. London: Published by L.B. Seeley and R. Ackermann, 1818. First edition. Large quarto (10 5/8 x 8 5/16 inches; 271 x 211 mm.). vii, [1, "Directions to the Binder"], 406 pp. Folding engraved frontispiece map of "The Southern Division of the Cape of Good Hope Colony," with the route of the journey outlined in red and blue, twelve fine hand-colored aquatint plates drawn by R. [and J.] Cocking from sketches by C. Latrobe and M. [John] Melville and engraved by Stadler, J. Bluck, and D. Havell, and four uncolored plates of coastal views. Plates watermarked "J Whatman 1816." Title-page slightly foxed. Contemporary blind stamped russia, ... Read more

Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc., California, United States
Seller rating:

Price: $3,500.00

Shipping (USA): $5.50


10

Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson. LlD., The

BOSWELL, James; JOHNSON, Samuel; [LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB]

  • Quantity available: 1
Bloomfield, Connecticut: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. Sam and Jim's Classic Schlep Through Scotland BOSWELL, James. [JOHNSON, Samuel]. The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson. LlD. With Marginal Comments and Markings from a Copy Annotated by Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi. Illustrated with Reproductions of Contemporary Prints by Thomas Rowlandson. (Bloomfield, Connecticut): Printed for the Members of The Limited Editions Club at the Sign of the Stone Book, 1974. Limited to 2000 numbered copies, this being copy no. 1403. Octavo (9 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches; 247 x 160 mm). xxi, [1, blank], [1], [1, blank], 327, [1, blank], [1, colophon], [1, blank] pp. Ten double page color illustrations repoduced from the original engravings made by Thomas Rowlandson for his two-volume portfolio entitled The Picturesque Beauties of Boswell, published in 1786. Half crimson morocco over marbled boards. Four raised bands. Gilt lettering compartments. Top edge gilt. Maps as endpapers. Publisher's slipcase. ... Read more

Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc., California, United States
Seller rating:

Price: $150.00

Shipping (USA): $5.50


11

Jungle Book, The [Together with:] The Second Jungle Book

KIPLING, Rudyard; KIPLING, J. Lockwood, illustrator

  • Quantity available: 1
London: Macmillan and Co., 1894. A Superb First Edition Set of "Jungle Books" KIPLING, Rudyard. The Jungle Book. With Illustrations by J.L. Kipling, W.H. Drake, and P. Frenzeny. London: Macmillan and Co., 1894. First edition. Small octavo (7 1/4 x 4 13/16 inches; 184 x 122 mm.). [2, blank], vi, [2, contents], 212 pp. Frontispiece (with tissue guard) and forty-two text illustrations (nineteen full-page). [Together with:] KIPLING, Rudyard. The Second Jungle Book. With Illustrations by J. Lockwood Kipling,C.I.E. London: Macmillan and Co., 1895. First edition. Small octavo (7 5/16 x 4 13/16 inches; 186 x 123 mm.). [2, blank], [6], 238, [2, publisher's advertisements] pp. Thirty-nine text illustrations, including head- and tail-piece vignettes and historiated initials. Each volume in the original bright blue cloth decoratively ruled and pictorially stamped in gilt on front cover and spine and lettered in gilt on spine. All edges gilt. Original dark gray/green coated endpapers. Minimal rubbing ... Read more

Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc., California, United States
Seller rating:

Price: $4,500.00

Shipping (USA): $5.50


12
  • Quantity available: 1
[n.p.]: , 1932. A Superb Original Arthur Rackham Watercolor Drawing RACKHAM, Arthur (1867-1939). "Just as the swineherd was taking the eighty-sixth kiss." [N.p.: n.d., ca. 1932]. Original pen-and-ink and watercolor drawing for the color plate facing p. 84, illustrating the fairy tale "The Swineherd" in Arthur Rackham's Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen (London: [1932]). Signed at lower left. Image size: 11 13/16 x 9 1/16 inches; 300 x 231 mm. Matted, framed, and glazed. This highly detailed pen-and-ink and watercolor drawing depicts the swineherd, "that is to say, the Prince (but, of course, they did not know that he was not a real swineherd)," and the Princess sitting just outside the pigsty, kissing, with three pigs in the pigsty at lower left, five maids of honor standing around them at right counting the kisses, and the Emperor watching them from behind a brick fence. "Now well into his sixties, Rackham was in any case gradually moving away from the vitalized energe ... Read more

Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc., California, United States
Seller rating:

Price: $45,000.00

Shipping (USA): $5.50

Sort


Search within these results

More search options


Filter by Price ($)


  • Filter by Attribute

    • Hardcover (10)
    • First Editions (7)
    • Signed (1)
    • With photos (12)
  • Filter by Country

    • United States (12)

Didn't find what you're looking for?

Try adding this search to your want list. Millions of books are added to our site everyday and when we find one that matches your search, we'll send you an e-mail. Best of all, it's free.

Add to want list

Trustpilot