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Many of the world's most famous and esteemed artists have authored books, and there is a wide collection of such titles in the rare books written by artists section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. Several of the books in the Biblio Rare Book Room include one of a kind illustrations and unique bindings and fore edge paintings, so any of these books featured below would be sure to increase the value of your rare and antique book collection.

Babar And Father Christmas by De Brunhoff, Jean

RARE FIRST EDITION! De Brunhoff, Jean: Babar and Father Christmas (Babar et le Pare Noel). Childrens Book. Random House 1st Edition, 1940. In RARE original, unclipped dust jacket that shows price 1.00/1.00. Used. Very Good/Good. A nice clean copy. Please …

From Mary Riversong Books


Creative Effort. An Essay in Affirmation by LINDSAY, Norman

Sydney: Art in Australia, 1920. A beautiful copy of Lindsay's famous work covering the meaning of life and art, drawing on philosophical concepts. Signed on front endpaper by Lindsay with a full page original etching tipped in "All who would ex…

From Rare Illustrated Books


Dons des Feminines by Valentine Penrose, with a preface by Paul Eluard by PENROSE, VALENTINE

Paris: Les Pas Perdus, 1951. Paperback. Very Good +. Picasso. References: Cramer 61, Bloch 690, Baer 889A Softcover Folio, sewn into original printed wrappers with tissue wrappers, as issued. The book is illustrated with halftone reproductions after col…

From Roe and Moore


Goodbye, Penguins by Greg Stones

Hardcover copy of 2008 edition, signed by Greg Stones at upper right corner of free endpaper.  No dust jacket.  Interior pages are clean with no marks.  Cover has minor dent on top edge at front and back.  Spine is tight and unbroken.…

From Finestra Books


La Chasse de Kaa by KIPLING, Rudyard

Paris: Javal and Bordeaux, 1930. Limited Edition. JOUVE, Paul. Illustrated by one of the leading painters in France, this superb work brings Kipling's classic Jungle Book story into the realm of fine 20th century French publishing. Limited edition of 125…

From Rare Illustrated Books


Storie Naturali by Serafini, Luigi

First Edition; Limited Edition: Number 69 of 660 copies, numbered and signed by Luigi Serafini. The book condition, including all die-cuts and plates is as new. For defects and box & dust jacket details see the end of this listing. The price reflects a de…

From EuroBooks


Masterpieces from the works of Gustave Doré : selected from the Doré Bible, Milton, Dante's Inferno, Dante's Purgatorio and Paradiso, Fontaine, Fairy Realm, Don Quixote, Baron Munchausen, Croquemitaine, etc., etc. : with memoir of Doré and descriptive letterpress by OLLIER, Edmund

1887 Gustave Doré Masterpieces Illustrated Dante Bible Milton Fontaine Quixote "The most popular and successful French book illustrator of the mid-19th century!" Famous French artist, Gustave Doré was most known for his incredible woodcut engravings…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Fantaisies Oceanographiques by RASKIN, E.H

Paris: F. Dumas, 1926. First Edition. PARISIAN POCHOIR PRINTMAKINGA rare and exotic album of vivid French art deco undersea fantasies. These skilfully printed pochoir designs are based on tropical corals, anemones, plankton and jellyfish, combined into e…

From Rare Illustrated Books


Formes Et Couleurs-Vingt Planches En Couleurs Contenant Soixante-Sept Motifs Decoratifs by Thomas, Auguste H

1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 20 floral plates containing 67 design compositions in torrid, vivid pochoir colour (art nouveau/art deco influences) on heavy paper board, 46 cm x 32.4 cm, light chipping along fore-edges and bottom edges fo…

From BohemianBookworm


J.E.H. MACDONALD. A Biography & Catalogue of his Work. Introduction and design by Thoreau MacDonald by Hunter, E.R

Toronto: Ryerson , 1940. Edition Limited to 500 copies. Pp. xiv, 60, 19 plates (including 2 in colour, 1 half-tone portrait), text illustrations, burnt orange cloth, dust jacket. Thomas Roche Lee, ephemera collector and amateur art historian's bookpla…

From Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB


The Adventures of Tom Bombadil by Tolkien, J. R.R

Tolkien, J.R.R.: THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL. Copyright 1962.Houghton Mifflin 1978 Reprint on the 1962 First American Edition. A nice find. ILLUSTRATED BY PAULINE BAYNES, . Impression A. Used. VG+ Condition/ No Dust jacket Is included. Glossy illus…

From Mary Riversong Books


CHARLES LEVIER by Hinkhouse, F. M

Champs-Elysees. Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1961. First. Hardcover. Front board lightly shaken. Binding completely intact, inner pages clean and intact. Tipped-in b/w frontis photo. Tipped-in color plates, single fold-out. Dust jacket flaps intact. 3 1/2…

From Books On The Boulevard


Damien Hirst: Superstition by Damien Hirst

Other Criteria , 2007. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket, As Issued . As new. Signed and inscribed with detailed butterfly drawing in ink by Damien Hirst on title page. …

From Postliterate


Alexander King Presents Peter Altenberg's Evocations Of Love by Alexander King

This book is in very good condition. The binding is in perfect condition. There are marking on the inside of the front board and the front end page. The pages inside are crisp, fresh and clean . The dust cover has somw wear on the outside, edges and corne…

From Revue & Revalued Books


ett svart streck by Jesper Waldersten

Limited Edition . Soft cover. Good/No Jacket. Jesper Waldersten. Rare Book from artist's first solo exhibition. ett svart streck = A Black Line. 136 pages with 60 drawings by Waldersten, and a text by Jan Åman: "Jesper has set out again o…

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