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Rabbit, Br'er Fox and Br'er Bear Having Fun in the Snow WALT DISNEY STUDIOS. Original hand-painted artwork depicting Rabbit, Br'er Fox and Br'er Bear having fun in the snow. Ca. 1970. Gouache on artist board. Image size: 7 x 10 7/8 inches. In fine condition. Matted, framed and glazed. For over 90 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today, the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Gouache is one type of watermedia, paint consisting of natural pigment, water, a binding agent (usually gum arabic or dextrin), and sometimes additional inert material. Gouache is designed to be used with opaque methods of painting. The term, derived from the Italian guazzo, also refers to paintings using this opaque method. Gouache has a considerable history going back over 600 years. It is similar to watercolor in that it can be re-wetted, it dries to a matte finish, and the paint can become infused w ... Read more

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Raggedy Animal Book, The

CADY, Harrison, illustrator; Ripley, Sherman

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Chicago [&] New York: Rand McInally & Company, 1928. Fantastic and Realistic Animal Illustrations CADY, Harrison, illustrator. The Raggedy Animal Book. By Sherman Ripley. With illustrations by Harrison Cady.Chicago [&] New York: Rand McInally & Company, [1928]. First edition. Quarto (11 x 8 inches; 266 x 203 mm.). 96 pp. Eight full-page color illustrations (including illustration on front cover) and four half-page color illustrations, numerous black & white illustrations including several full-page. Publisher's green cloth, front cover and spine lettered in black and with the eighth color illustration pasted onto the front panel, pictorial endpapers printed in green and black. Original pictorial dust jacket with the same color illustration as on front panel of book. Minimal rubbing to extremities of dust jacket, otherwise near fine. Walter Harrison Cady (1877-1970) was an American illustrator and author, best known for his Peter Rabbit comic strip which he wrote and drew for twe ... Read more

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Railway Ribaldry

ROBINSON, W. Heath, illustrator

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London: Published by the Great Western Railway, 1935. Heath Robinson's Great Western Railway Centenary Book [ROBINSON, W. Heath]. Railway Ribaldry. Being 96 Pages of Railway Humour. [London]: Published by the Great Western Railway...in the Centenary Year of the Company, 1935. First edition. Quarto (9 11/16 x 7 3/8 inches; 246 x 188 mm.). 96 pp. of black and white illustrations. Original stiff color pictorial wrappers (green, yellow, and black). Yapp edges. Neat early ink signature on upper wrapper. Edges slightly rubbed otherwise a near fine copy. "One of his happiest assaults on the solemn edifices of the business world was his centenary booklet for The Great Western Railway. If any vindication was needed for private management as opposed to state ownership, Heath Robinson's Great Western Railway Centenary Book Railway Ribaldry provided it. That this great railway company should turn to Heath Robinson for its celebratory panegyric shows a splendid sense of proportion. The paper-covered book ... Read more

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Rainbow Book: Tales of Fun and Fancy, The

RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator; THOMSON, Hugh, illustrator; SPIELMANN, Mrs. M.H.

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1909. Sixteen Illustrations by Arthur Rackham Seven Illustrations by Hugh Thomson [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. [THOMSON, Hugh, illustrator]. SPIELMANN, M.H. The Rainbow Book. Tales of Fun & Fancy by Mrs. M.H. Spielmann. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham[,] Hugh Thomson[,] Bernard Partridge[,] Lewis Baumer[,] Harry Rountree[,] C. Wilhelm. London: Chatto & Windus, 1909. First edition in book form. [2], xvi, 289, [2], [1, blank] pp. Twenty plates including a color frontispiece and seven full-page black & white plates by Arthur Rackham. In addition there are eight black & white drawings in the text by Rackham (for the stories "Adventures in Wizard Land" and "Father Christmas at Home"). There are three full-page black & white plates, and four black & white drawings in the text by Hugh Thomson (for the stories "The Little Picture Girl" and "Christmas at the Court of King Jorum"). Additional black and white plates and tex ... Read more

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Rape of Lucrece, The

CUNEO, binders; MOUNTENAY, Leonard, finisher; DOVES PRESS; SHAKESPEARE, William

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: Doves Press, 1915. Designed and Finished by Rivière's Leonard Mounteney for Cuneo of Chicago MOUNTENEY, Leonard, designer & finisher. CUNEO, binders. DOVES PRESS. SHAKESPEARE, William. The Rape of Lucrece. Hammersmith: Printed by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson at The Doves Press, 1915. One of 175 copies printed on paper. Printed in red and black. Small quarto (9 x 6 3/8 inches; 230 x 162 mm.). [1]-76, [1, colophon], [1, errata] pp. Designed and finished by Leonard Mounteney for Cuneo of Chicago ca. 1930 (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in "Bound by Cuneo"; stamp-signed in gilt on rear turn-in "Designed & Finished by L. Mounteney"). Full red crushed levant morocco, both covers with elaborate gilt borders and large decorative gilt corner-pieces with flowers and leaves inlaid in orange and green morocco. The front cover with a superb gilt center piece of a vase with flowers and leaves, all inlaid in various colored morocco. Spine with four raised bands decoratively toole ... Read more

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Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

JOHNSON, Samuel; Macaulay

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London: Elliot Stock, 1884. Johnson's Didactic Romance on the 'Choice of Life' JOHNSON, Samuel. Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia. Being a Facsimile Reproduction of the First Edition Published in 1759. In Two Volumes. With an Introduction by Dr. James Macaulay; and a Bibliographical List of Editions of Rasselas Published in England and Elsewhere. London: Elliot Stock, 1884. Two small octavo volumes (8 x 5 5/8 inches; 203 x 143 mm.). [2], xxx, [2], viii, 159, [1 blank]; viii, 165, [3, blank] pp. Original paper-backed blue boards with printed paper spine labels. Top of spine of Volume I very slightly worn, but still a very good set.

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Read's Characteristic National Dances;

[DANCE]. [CONCANEN, Edward, et al]

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London: Read & Co... Ackermann & Co.,, [1853]. A Presentation Copy Thirteen Fine Hand-Colored Steel Engraved Plates Showing The Folk Dances of Many Lands [DANCE]. [CONCANEN, Edward. FROST, Thomas. MASON, R.H. & LOWNDES, Mrs.]. Read's Characteristic National Dances; Including a Series of Tales by Popular Authors. London: Read & Co... Ackermann & Co., n.d. [1853]. First edition. Presentation Copy. Quarto (10 7/8 x 8 1/4 in; 276 x 210 mm). [4], 101, [1, blank] pp. Thirteen hand-colored steel engraved plates heightened with gum arabic, including frontispiece and lithographed title. Plates dated Nov. 1, 1853. Publisher's crimson morocco-grained cloth (designed by John Leighton, b. 1822 - d. 1912), recased. Paneled in gilt in an arboreal motif, the front cover pictorially gilt-stamped with a scene of dancing around a maypole, rear cover with a large arabesque lozenge. All edges gilt. Spine extremes strengthened. Neat ink presentation inscription on front free-endpaper "Mrs. W.V ... Read more

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Real Life in London;

ALKEN, Henry; Root & Son, binders; EGAN, Pierce, imitation of; ROWLANDSON, Thomas

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London: Printed for Jones & Co., 1821-22. Bob & Tom's Excellent Hand-Colored Adventures in London With Extra Plate ALKEN, Henry, illustrator. [EGAN, Pierce, imitation of]. Real Life in London; or, The Rambles and Adventures of Bob Tallyho, Esq. and His Cousin, the Hon. Tom Dashall, through the Metropolis; Exhibiting a Living Picture of Fashionable Characters, Manners, and Amusements in High and Low Life. By an Amateur. Embellished and Illustrated with a Series of Coloured Prints, Designed and Engraved by Messrs. Heath, Alken, Dighton, Brooke, Rowlandson, &c. London: Printed for Jones & Co., 1821-22. First edition, third issue text with "Oxford Arms Passage" in the imprint's address replaced by "3 Warwick Square." Mixed issue plates, as usual ("many copies in modern bindings having been completed or made up of different issues" - Tooley). Two octavo volumes (8 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches; 209 x 126 mm.). x 3-656; ix, [1], [3]-668 pp. Hand-colored engraved vignet ... Read more

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Real Life in Ireland;

ALKEN, Henry; EGAN, Pierce, imitation of; HEATH, William, illustrator

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London: Jones and Co. and J.J. Marks, 1821. High and Low Life in Dublin ALKEN, Henry, illustrator. [EGAN, Pierce, imitation of]. Real Life in Ireland; or, The Day and Night Scenes, Rovings, Rambles, and Sprees, Bulls, Blunders, Bodderation and Blarney, of Brian Boru, Esq., and his elegant friend Sir Shawn O'Dogherty. Exhibiting a Real Picture of Characters, Manners, &c. in High and Low Life, in Dublin and Various Parts of Ireland. Embellished with Humorous Coloured Engravings, From Original Designs by the most eminent Artists. By a Real Paddy. London: Jones and Co. and J.J. Marks, 1821. First edition. Tall octavo (8 3/4 x 5 11/16 in; 226 x 142 mm). vii, [1, blank], 6-296 pp. Frontispiece and eighteen hand-colored plates by and after William Heath, Henry Alken, and others (all bound together before text). Original quarter green cloth over blue paper boards with printed spine label, rebacked with original backstrip laid down. Some rubbing and light soiling to boards, spine label a little chipped, ... Read more

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Real Life in Ireland;

ALKEN, Henry; EGAN, Pierce, imitation of; HEATH, William, illustrator

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London: Jones and Co. and J.J. Marks, 1821. High and Low Life in Dublin Very Rare in the Original Pictorial Boards ALKEN, Henry, illustrator. [EGAN, Pierce, imitation of]. Real Life in Ireland; or, The Day and Night Scenes, Rovings, Rambles, and Sprees, Bulls, Blunders, Bodderation and Blarney, of Brian Boru, Esq., and his elegant friend Sir Shawn O'Dogherty. Exhibiting a Real Picture of Characters, Manners, &c. in High and Low Life, in Dublin and Various Parts of Ireland. Embellished with Humorous Coloured Engravings, From Original Designs by the most eminent Artists. By a Real Paddy. London: Printed by B. Bensley, Published by Jones and Co. and J.J. Marks, 1821. First edition. Tall octavo (9 x 5 11/16 in; 228 x 145 mm). [i, title], [ii, blank], [iii, A word to the wise], [iv, blank], [i]-vii, [1, directions to binder], [5]-296 pp. Frontispiece and eighteen hand-colored plates by and after William Heath, Henry Alken, and others. Publisher's pictorial drab boards, spine expertly restored at ... Read more

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Recueil des Scènes Familiéres, et de Société de Paris

[SCHEFFER, Jean-Gabriel] J.S-; PIGAL; &c

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Paris: n.p. [Chez Martinet], 1824. Exceedingly Scarce Familiar Scenes of Parisian Society Caught in the Wry [SCHEFFER, Jean-Gabriel]. J.S -, PIGAL, &c, &c. Recueil des Scènes Familiéres, et de Société de Paris. Paris: n.p. [Chez Martinet], 1824. First (only) issue, complete in three parts in one original printed wrapper (14 3/8 x 10 7/16 in; 365 x 266 mm) containing a total of twenty-one hand-colored lithographed plates signed: Chez Martinet, Lith. de Villain; numbered and captioned, with original tissue guards, and watermarked "J Whatman 1823." The complete suite of twenty-one plates are all bound into the original printed wrappers of part 2. All edges gilt. Housed in a custom-made quarter black morocco clamshell case. Only one institutional copy worldwide, at Yale. No copies have come to auction within the last thirty-five years. Not in Colas, Lipperheide, or Hiler. An excellent copy, the vivid hand-coloring startlingly bright and fresh, of an extremely s ... Read more

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Recueil des Scènes Familiéres, et de Société de Paris

[SCHEFFER, Jean-Gabriel] J.S-; PIGAL; &c

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Paris: n.p. [Chez Martinet], 1824. Exceedingly Scarce Familiar Scenes of Parisian Society Caught in the Wry [SCHEFFER, Jean-Gabriel]. J.S -, PIGAL, &c, &c. Recueil des Scènes Familiéres, et de Société de Paris. Paris: n.p. [Chez Martinet], 1824. First (only) issue, complete. Folio (13 7/16 x 10 3/8 inches: 342 x 262 mm.). Five parts in one volume. Thirty-six hand-colored lithographed plates, most signed: Chez Martinet, Lith. de Villain; numbered and captioned. Plates 4 through 36 have the blind stamp "JS" (Jean-Gabriel Scheffer). Early twentieth century three quarter dark brown morocco over marbled boards ruled in blind. Spine with five raised bands, lettered in gilt in compartments, marbled end-papers. An excellent copy, the hand-coloring bright and fresh, a few plates with light staining, toning, or wash marks. An extremely scarce book. We know of only two other complete copies (both in private collections). Only one institutional copy worldwide, at Yale ... Read more

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Paris: Delpech, 1826 / 1824. Grisettes, Mischievous Children, and Deadly Sins In Sixty-Two Hand-Colored Lithographs [SCHEFFER, Jean-Gabriel]. J.S -. AUBRY, Charles. BOILLY, Louis Leopold. Recueil des Scènes Familiéres, et de Société de Paris [with] Recueil de Cinquante Scenes de Grisetes [with] Les Jeux de L'Enfance [with] Miscellaneous Prints. Paris: Delpech, 1826 (Recueil des Scenes); 1826 (Recueil de Cinquante); 1824 (Jeux de l'enfance), 1824 (Miscellaneous). Folio. Twenty-one hand colored lithographed plates of thirty-six (Recueil des Scenes Familiéres); twenty-eight hand-colored lithographs of fifty (Recueil de Cinquante Scenes de Grisetes); eight hand-colored lithographed plates (Jeux); three (of seven) hand-colored lithographed plates by Boilly from Les Sept péchés capital (1824) an album excerpted as a separate series from Recueil de Grimaces (1824); two hand-colored lithographs by Aubry (1824). A total of sixty-two plates. Mid-nineteenth ... Read more

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Reivers, The

FAULKNER, William

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New York: Random House, 1962. FAULKNER, William. The Reivers. A Reminiscence. New York: Random House, 1962. First edition, first printing. Octavo (7 15/16 x 5 1/8 in; 203 x 130 mm). 305, [1] pp. Publisher's original red cloth, gilt lettered. Dust jacket. A tight, bright, and fine copy in near fine dust jacket.

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London: R. Ackermann, 1809-18. A Presentation Run of Ackermann's "Repository of Arts" With 747 Plates, including 45 Plates with Fabric Samples Affixed [ACKERMANN, Rudolph, publisher]. The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics. Series 1, Volumes I-XIV (January, 1809-December, 1815) and Series 2, Volumes I-VI (January, 1816-December, 1818). London: R. Ackermann, 1809-1818. Series I, volume I is a presentation copy from Rudolph Ackermann to his good friend Joshua Watson. First editions. Twenty octavo volumes bound in ten (9 1/4 x 5 5/8 inches; 236 x 144 mm.). Text in double columns. Series One (volumes I-XIV) with 406 colored plates (some folding) including aquatint views, fashion plates, and furniture designs and 79 uncolored plates (mainly 'Needlework and Muslin Patterns'). In addition there are 45 (of 62) "Allegorical Woodcut" plates, with 152 (of 175) fabric samples affixed. Series Two (volumes I-VI) with 172 colored plates (some ... Read more

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[Reproduction of the Golden Cockerel Press edition of] The Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ

[BIBLE IN ENGLISH]; [GOLDEN COCKERELL PRESS]; GILL, Eric, illustrator

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Wellingborough: Christopher Skelton, 1987. "A Reproduction Version Rather Than A Facsimile Because That Is What It Is..." (Christopher Skelton) [BIBLE IN ENGLISH]. GILL, Eric, illustrator. [Reproduction of the Golden Cockerel Press edition of] The Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ. According to the authorized version of King James I. With decorations by Eric Gill. Wellingborough: Christopher Skelton at the September Press, [1988]. Limited to 600 copies, this being one of 480 unnumbered examples. Folio (13 x 9 1/4 inches; 330 x 235 mm.). [1, blank], [1, imprint], 268, [1], [1, blank], [1, colophon], [1, blank],[xiv], [1, colophon], [1, limitation] pp. With sixty-four wood-engraved initial letters and illustrations by Eric Gill (counting the initial "N" on p. 8 and the lettering which goes with it as one illustration, although they are actually from two separate blocks). Printed on St Cuthbert's Mould-made, 140g, half rag paper. Full black buckram by The Fine Bindery Limited. ... Read more

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Return of Sherlock Holmes, The

DOYLE, Arthur Conan; Paget, Sidney

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London: George Newnes, 1905. "'Holmes!' I cried. 'Is it really you? Can it indeed be that you are alive? Is it possible that you succeeded in climbing out of that awful abyss?'"- the Third Collection of Sherlock Holmes Stories DOYLE, A[rthur] Conan. The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Illustrated by Sidney Paget. London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1905. First English edition of the third collection of Sherlock Holmes stories (preceded by the first American edition by about one month). Small octavo (7 3/8 x 4 13/16 inches; 187 x 122 mm.). [8], 403, [1, printer's imprint], [4, publisher's advertisements] pp. Sixteen plates (including frontispiece). Publisher's dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. A fine copy with the gilt much brighter than is usually seen. Housed in a felt-lined quarter dark blue morocco clamshell case. "The author was persuaded to revive Sherlock Holmes by the generous offers made by the proprietors of the American magazine...Havin ... Read more

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Return of Sherlock Holmes, The

DOYLE, Arthur Conan; Paget, Sidney

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London: George Newnes, 1905. "'Holmes!' I cried. 'Is it really you? Can it indeed be that you are alive? Is it possible that you succeeded in climbing out of that awful abyss?'"- the Third Collection of Sherlock Holmes Stories DOYLE, A[rthur] Conan. The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Illustrated by Sidney Paget. London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1905. First English edition of the third collection of Sherlock Holmes stories (preceded by the first American edition by about one month). Small octavo (7 3/8 x 4 13/16 inches; 187 x 122 mm.). [8], 403, [1, printer's imprint], [4, publisher's advertisements] pp. Sixteen plates (including frontispiece). Small quarter inch tear to fore-margin of pp. 251/251. Some occasional light marginal foxing, otherwise near fine. Publisher's dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Minor rubbing to corners and extremities. An excellent copy, with the gilt much brighter than is usually seen. "The author was persuaded to re ... Read more

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Reward of Merit Cards

GREENAWAY, Kate

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: [No publisher], 1887. A Set of Four Kate Greenaway Cards GREENAWAY, Kate. Reward of Merit. [A Set of Four Cards]. N.p., n.d. [ca. 1887]. The cards each measure approximately 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches; 63 x 44 mm.). All four cards mounted within a card frame (two oblongs, two uprights). Fine. Card 1. Boy with dog, two girls in red, walking in the snow (oblong) Card 2. Boy and two girls, dog on ice (oblong) Card 3. Mother and two children and dog in winter landscape (upright) Card 4. Three girls and dog on lead (upright) Schuster & Engen, 293.

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Rhymes of Old Times

TARRANT, Margaret, illustrator

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Boston & London: The Medici Society, 1925. "Nursery Rhymes Are Ever Green - The More Familiar, The More Beloved" TARRANT, Margaret. Rhymes of Old Times. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant. Boston & London: The Medici Society, [1925]. First American edition. Octavo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches: 216 x 140 mm.). [xii], 108 pp. Sixteen mounted color plates and 136 silhouette and black and white drawings throughout. Publishers blue cloth, front cover pictorially stamped in yellow, spine lettered in yellow, pictorial endpapers. A near fine copy in the original color pictorial dust jacket. This charming little book contains 132 of the most memorable Nursery Rhymes ever written. "Nursery Rhymes are ever green - the more familiar, the more beloved. In this volume will be found the old favorites with a few less well known that deserve more friends. Margaret Tarrant's genius for touching a child's imagination has hung her pictures on many a nursery wall, and on the wall of many a kindergarte ... Read more

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