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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (3 Volumes)

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. A Definitive Text, with an Introduction by Vincent StarrettThe Heritage Press 1950 (volume 1), 1952 (volumes 2 & 3), New York, 1950Heritage Edition. Three vols. Illustrated with a Selective Collation of The Original Illu…

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Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1944. First Edition. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 4to. pp 146. Illustrated in black & white and some color throughout. Light green grey cloth with red and blue lettering on the cover and spine. The book is in very good condition, t…

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Fluxus Codex by Jon Hendricks

Fluxus Codex Compiled by Jon Hendricks, with an introduction by Robert Pincus-WittenNew York: Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection and Harry N. Abrams, 1988. Oblong clothbound quarto. 616 pp. Large, monumental reference work on this enigmatic art …

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Album of Abyssinian Birds and Mammals by Fuertes, Louis Agassiz & Osgood, W. H

Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago. Chicago, 1930. Set of 32 lithograph reproductions (13x11 inch) printed on stiff card stock and suitable for framing. Titles and descriptions on the reverse. Two leaves of text by W. H. OsgoodCondition: The prints …

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The Apple Trees by Hugh Walpole (SIGNED copy)

Waltham St. Lawrence, Berkshire; The Golden Cockerel Press, 1932. Hardcover (patterned cloth over leather spine). Ltd. edition #456/500. 73pp. Signed by Hugh Walpole on the dedication page. Privately printed with wood-engravings by Lynton Lamb. A fabulous…

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Plutarch's Lives in Six Volumes by Plutarch (John & William Langhorne, trans.)

Plutarch's Lives, translated from the original Greek; with Notes Critical and Historical and a Life of Plutarch by John Langhorne, D.D. and William Langhorne, A.M. in Six Volumes.Printed for J. Mawman et al., 1819. lx,394 & 532 & 526 & 453 & 532 &488pp., …

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Neuer Orbis Pictus fur die Jugend by Comenius, John Amos

GAILER, J.E., ed. Neuer orbis pictus für die Jugend, oder, Schauplatz der Natur, der Kunst und des Menschenlebens ... nach der früheren Anlage des Comenius. Reutlingen: Johann Conrad Mäcken jun., 1835. [i]-x, 706, [4], 8 ad pp. With 321 lithographed il…

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Contes et Nouvelles En Vers by Jean de la Fontaine

Chez N. Etienne Lucas, Amsterdam, 1732. Volume 2 (of 2) only. Contes et Nouvelles En Vers: Nouvelle Edition Corrigee, Augmentee, & Enrichie de Tailles Douces Dessinees - Par Mr. Romain de Hooge. Text in French.Illustrated with 40 fine detailed half-page…

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Les Mystères de l'Océan by MANGIN Arthur

Alfred Mame, Tours, 1868. Large 8vo (250x157mm), pp. (6), 494pgs Red leather and rich gilt ornamented panels on spine. All edges gilt, Numerous in-text and plate illustrations by W. Freeman and Jules Noël depicting scenes of oceanic life and marine ani…

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Drawings and Studies by Raffaelle Sanzio in the University Galleries, Oxford. by Sanzio, Raffaelle. Etched and engraved by Joseph Fisher

George Bell and Sons, London, 1879. printed by Charles Whittingham at the Chiswick Press. New revised and enlarged edition of the drawings of Raffaelle and Michelangelo in the collection of the University of Oxford, etched by Joseph Fisher. 42 numbered pa…

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Private Trials and Public Calamities: Or, the Early Life of Alexandrine Des Eìcherolles, During the Troubles of the First French Revolution by Des Echerolles, Alexandrine, B. Ca

London: Richard Bentley, 1853. 2 Vol. 3/4 Leather over marbled paper covered boards, and eppr. First English edition of Alexandrine des Echerolles' memoirs of the Revolution in France. Alexandrine des Echerolles (La Ferte Hauterive, south of Moulins-Allie…

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Atlas pour servir au tableau de l'Espagne moderne by Bourgoing, Jean Francois

Paris Tourneisen fils, 1807. Bourgoing, Jean Francois (1748-1811), Author. 4to. (4) pp. and 28 copper plate engravings (6 folded). Beautifully engraved illustrations of Spanish buildings, monuments and landscapes, one large folding map of the roads of Spa…

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César (César Baldaccini) by Pierre Restany

Hardcover 4to oblong in a slipcase box. Includes a drawing signed and dated by César's thumb laid in (please see photos). Richly illustrated in color and B&W photos. 391 pp. In near fine condition. In French.César (born Cesare Baldaccini 1921 – 1998),…

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Metropolitan Life (Signed Copy) by Lebowitz, Fran

A SIGNED copy of Metropolitan Life by Fran LebowitzE. P. Dutton, New York, 1978. Signed first edition of Metropolitan Life, the bestselling collection of comedic essays and the debut book by writer, Fran Lebowitz. Octavo (5.75 x 8.5 in.); 177pp.; red pape…

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Intérieurs II & Intérieurs III by Léon Moussinac

Intérieurs II & Intérieurs IIITwo volumes from a set by Léon Moussinac, which provides an important documentation of furniture and interiors by notable French Art Deco designers, each volume with an introduction by Moussinac followed by a large number …

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