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Auction Description for Swann: ART, PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS

ART, PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS (249 Lots)

by Swann Auction Galleries


249 lots with images

December 1, 2016

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(ALLEN PRESS.) Twain, Mark. The Christmas Fireside. The Story of a Bad Little Boy that Bore a Charmed Life.

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Description: (ALLEN PRESS.) Twain, Mark. The Christmas Fireside. The Story of a Bad Little Boy that Bore a Charmed Life. Printed in three colors. Two Victorian wood-engraved illustrations. Small, thin 12mo, gilt-lettered marbled boards, extremities lightly rubbed. One of only 75 holiday keepsakes sent to family and friends and signed by the allen family. This moral tale was written by Samuel Clemens (Twain) for the San Francisco Californian on December 23, 1865. Allen Press Bibliography 8. (Hillsborough, CA, 1949)

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(ARION PRESS.) O''Hara, Frank; and Jim Dine. Biotherm (For Bill Berkson).

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Description: (ARION PRESS.) O''Hara, Frank; and Jim Dine. Biotherm (For Bill Berkson). Essay and glossary by Bill Berkson. 42 lithographs by Jim Dine. 575x402 mm; 22 5/8x15 inches (sheets), full margins. Folio, contents loose as issued in red cloth portfolio box, two faint stains on cover; minor soft crease to lower title-page. San Francisco, 1964

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(ART NOUVEAU.) Jérôme Doucet. Contes de Haute-Lisse.

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Description: (ART NOUVEAU / JONES, ALFRED GARTH.) Jérôme Doucet. Contes de Haute-Lisse. Illustrated chapter divisions, vignettes, and elaborate text borders by Jones, divided into 6 sections that are printed in black and colors in the following order: rose, blue, green, yellow, red and orange. Small folio, original color pictorial wrappers, spine mildly worn; contents bright. first limited edition. number 28 of 80 copies on japon impérial with an extra suite of plates printed in black on China paper, from a total edition of 600. Paris: Malherbe for Bernoux et Cumin, 1899

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(ASHENDENE PRESS.) Malory, Sir Thomas; translator. The Noble and Joyous Book entytled Le Morte d''Arthur.

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Description: (ASHENDENE PRESS.) Malory, Sir Thomas; translator. The Noble and Joyous Book entytled Le Morte d''Arthur. 29 woodcuts: 2 are full-page, 26 by Charles M. Gere, 3 by Margaret Gere; Initials by Graily Hewitt in red and blue; headings to the chapters and shoulder notes in red. Subiaco type on specially-made Batchelor Ashendene handmade paper with watermark bearing the Knight in Armor. Folio, original crushed brown cowhide by W. H. Smith & Son after Douglas Cockerell, spine in 6 compartments with 5 raised bands, gilt-lettered in the top two compartments, imprint at foot; gilt-ruled turn-ins and board edges, with Smith monogram stamped at bottom edge of rear turn-in, bands, edges, and hinges heavily rubbed with surface loss, hinges starting, vertical crease emanating from foot of spine; preliminaries browned as usual from turn-ins, all edges uncut. Original prospectus and order form (the latter stamped by Maggs Bros.) laid in; worn custom wooden box. Chelsea: Printed by John Hornby, 1913

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BARBIER, GEORGE. Vingt-Cinq Costumes pour le Théâtre.

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Description: BARBIER, GEORGE. Vingt-Cinq Costumes pour le Théâtre. Preface by Edmond Jaloux. Etched frontispiece portrait of Barbier by Charles Martin, 25 tipped-in pochoir costume plates by Barbier, with lettered tissue guards. 4to, original pictorial wrappers, spine ends a bit worn, bottom joint split through half-title; portrait gently creased along right margin, plates bright; remnants of glassine dust jacket. number 185 of 275 copies. Colas 218. Paris, Bloch and Meynial, 1927

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(BARBIER, GEORGE.) Gautier, Théophile. Le Roman de la Momie.

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Description: (BARBIER, GEORGE.) Gautier, Théophile. Le Roman de la Momie. Color pochoir frontispiece, head- and tailpieces, decorated initials, and color illustrations by Barbier, engraved by Gasperini. 8vo, original color pictorial wrappers. number 42 of 1000 copies on rives. Paris: Mornay, (1929)

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(BARBIER, GEORGE.) Guérin, Maurice de. Poèmes en Prose.

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Description: (BARBIER, GEORGE.) Guérin, Maurice de. Poèmes en Prose. 3 plates, cover design, and 27 text illustrations by Barbier, wood-engraved by Pierre Bouchet, and designed by françois-louis schmied. Introduction by Paul Valéry. 4to, original pictorial wrappers after Barbier; publisher''s burgundy cloth chemise and slipcase. Fine condition. Paris: A. Blaizot, 1928

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BAUER, JOHN / SWEDEN. John Bauer''s Bästa: ett Urval Sagor ur Bland Tomtar Och Troll Aren.

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Description: BAUER, JOHN. John Bauer''s Bästa: ett Urval Sagor ur Bland Tomtar Och Troll Aren. Photographic frontispiece, 2 black-and-white vignettes, 19 color plates, captioned in the margins. 4to, white cloth-backed cream boards pictorially stamped in gold, light uneven toning. First edition of this collection drawn from Bauer''s work for the Swedish annual, Tomtar Och Troll. Stockholm: Åhlen & Åkerlunds, Albert Bonnier, (1931)

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(BEARDSLEY, AUBREY.) Malory, Thomas, Sir. Le Morte d''Arthur. The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur of His Noble Knights of the Roun

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Description: (BEARDSLEY, AUBREY.) Malory, Thomas, Sir. Le Morte d''Arthur. The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur of His Noble Knights of the Round Table . . . 2 volumes. Photogravure frontispieces, 18 wood-engraved illustrations (5 double-page), and over 300 decorative initials, chapter headings, and borders throughout. Thick 4to, publisher''s gilt-pictorial cream cloth, extremities rubbed with surface loss, dampstaining to spines with visible bleeding into rear covers; top edges stained gold, endpapers a bit foxed, usual scattered light offsetting from illustrations. London: Dent, 1893-94

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BEARDSLEY, AUBREY. A Portfolio of Aubrey Beardsley''s Drawings Illustrating

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Description: BEARDSLEY, AUBREY. A Portfolio of Aubrey Beardsley''s Drawings Illustrating "Salome" by Oscar Wilde. 17 plates and contents leaf loose as issued on Japanese vellum, 345x270 mm; 13 1/2x10 3/4 inches. Folio, contents loose as issued in publisher''s parchment-backed green boards, worn and lacking ties; plates with scattered and very light marginal creasing. Lasner A59E. [London: John Lane, 1906]

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(BEARDSLEY, AUBREY.) Point-of-purchase poster for the first issue of The Yellow Book.

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Description: (BEARDSLEY, AUBREY.) Point-of-purchase poster for the first issue of The Yellow Book. Black printed on yellow paper. 387x292 mm; 15 1/4x11 1/2 inches, sheet. Light soiling, 1/2-inch short clean tear to center of left margin, corner crease upper left, 4 circular areas along left (2 slightly abraded) from old glue adhesion on verso (6 more visible on verso, still with paper). London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane, April 1894

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(BIRNBAUM, URIEL.) Carroll, Lewis. Alice im Spiegelland.

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Description: (BIRNBAUM, URIEL.) Carroll, Lewis. Alice im Spiegelland. German text translated from the English by Helene Scheu-Riesz. 12 color plates by Birnbaum. 8vo, gilt-lettered blue cloth, unusually bright; contemporary owner''s ink inscription on front blank. scarce first german edition of the birnbaum-illustrated alice. Vienna, Leipzig & New York, 1923

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(BLAKE, WILLIAM.) Blair, Robert. The Grave, A Poem.

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Description: (BLAKE, WILLIAM.) Blair, Robert. The Grave, A Poem. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Blake by Louis Schiavonetti after Thomas Phillips; etched additional title and 11 plates by Schiavonetti after Blake. Large 4to, 355x285 mm, 14x11 1/4 inches, rebound in 3/4 green morocco by Riviere & Son, unevenly faded, tips bumped with some scuffing and loss at spine ends and tips, some inexpert touch-ups applied, original paper label from publisher''s binding preserved and bound in rear; top edges trimmed and gilt, scattered foxing, heaviest on preliminaries, additional title with central vertical crease; bookplate engraved by Blake on front pastedown and early owner''s inscription on portrait verso. London: Printed by T. Bensley for R. H. Cromek et al, 1808

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BLAKE, WILLIAM; and EDWARD YOUNG. The Complaint, and The Consolation; or, Night Thoughts.

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Description: BLAKE, WILLIAM; and EDWARD YOUNG. The Complaint, and The Consolation; or, Night Thoughts. 4 engraved part titles and 39 etched and engraved pictorial borders by and after Blake. Folio, contemporary straight-grained green calf with Greek borders stamped in black, green and gold, rebacked retaining most of original backstrip, unevenly faded and soiled; all edges trimmed and gilt, contents dampstained but professionally restored and many with archival paper reinforcements and repairs along bottom and side margins, scattered toning and faint soiling, gutter reinforcement between iv/v, pages trimmed to 410x318 mm; 16 1/4x12 1/2 inches on three sides; lacks "Explanation of Engravings" as usual. first blake-illustrated edition. sold as is. Bentley 515; Ray 3; Butlin 66-71; Keynes 200. London: R. Noble for R. Edwards, 1797

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(BOOK ARTS / FINE BINDINGS.) Hassal, W. O. The Holkham Bible Picture Book.

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Description: (BOOK ARTS / FINE BINDINGS.) Hassal, W. O. The Holkham Bible Picture Book. 84 collotypes, including some in color. Folio, specially bound by desmond yardley, in full crimson levant morocco with four thick vertical gilt bands along covers, dividing panels of non-concentric gilt and blind-stamped circles within a larger circles that meet each other, signed by him, and dated on the rear turn-in, gilt-lettered spine; custom chemise of half black morocco gilt and printed boards, and a matching lined slipcase with wooden edges. Second Edition, printed on Arnold & Foster hand-made vellum. London: The Dropmore Press, 1954

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(BOOK ARTS / PRINTING.) Carroll, G. D.; editor. Love: Compositions of Eminent Persons of Golden Ages.

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Description: (BOOK ARTS / PRINTING.) Carroll, G. D.; editor. Love: Compositions of Eminent Persons of Golden Ages. Title-page and 36 pages of printing specimens interleaved between love poems and letters printed in red and black. Oblong folio, robin''s egg blue cloth decoratively stamped in gold, soiled, extremities rubbed with some loss, dampstain to rear cover; hinges cracked; printer''s ticket (William Prescott, New York) mounted to front pastedown along with an example of his stationery, laid in. New York: Dempsey & Carroll, 1883

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(BOOK ARTS / PRINTING.) Andrews & Lewerth. Antiquarian Covers.

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Description: (BOOK ARTS / PRINTING.) Andrews & Lewerth. Antiquarian Covers. Over 50 paper and printing samples of advertisements to showcase various designs and types of engraving, including ads for Brooks Brothers, New York Edison Company, and others. 4to, disbound, retaining rear board; contents clean. sold as is. New York, circa 1910

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(BOOK ARTS / PRINTING.) Ives, Frederic Eugene. Specimens of Color Plates and Printing.

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Description: (BOOK ARTS / PRINTING.) Ives, Frederic Eugene. Specimens of Color Plates and Printing. Portrait frontispiece of Ives, signed and dated march 29, ''05, title-page illustration, and 16 plates. One page of introductory text. Thin 8vo, original stapled silver-lettered black paper wrappers, light edgewear. New York: Ives Process Co., circa 1905

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(BOOK ARTS / TYPE / CALLIGRAPHY.) Losenauer, Johann Jacob. Vorhrifft Teütsch-Lateinisch-und-Französischer Schriften.

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Description: (BOOK ARTS / TYPE / CALLIGRAPHY.) Losenauer, Johann Jacob. Vorhrifft Teütsch-Lateinisch-und-Französischer Schriften. 25 (of 26) copper plates of elaborate calligraphy engraved by H. G. Hertel. Oblong 4to, late 19th century 1/2 calf over boards, gilt-decorative spine, heavily rubbed; scattered browning and foxing. Ex-collection Kansas City Public Library, with one stamp on plate 3 lower margin; contemporary signature on title and final plate. Bonacini 1081. Stuttgart, 1719

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(BOOK ARTS.) Clelland, T. M. Harsh Words: An Address Delivered at a Meeting of The American Institute of Graphic Arts in New York City

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Description: (BOOK ARTS.) Clelland, T. M. Harsh Words: An Address Delivered at a Meeting of The American Institute of Graphic Arts in New York City February 5th, 1940 on the Occasion of the Opening of the Eighteenth Annual Exhibition of The Fifty Books of the Year. 8vo, rose wrappers with printed cover label. inscribed and signed to printer-journalist bert chambers of The Aldus Printers: "a craftsman who deserves no harsh words . . ." * Three Autograph Letters Signed to Bert Chambers. New York: Privately printed at The Marchbanks Press, 1940

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(BOOK ARTS.) ROGERS, BRUCE and T.E. LAWRENCE. Letters ... to Bruce Rogers.

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Description: (BOOK ARTS.) ROGERS, BRUCE and T.E. LAWRENCE. Letters ... to Bruce Rogers. Printed in brown. 8vo, original semi-flexible brown linen covers, gilt-titled spine, inconspicuous stain to front cover; endpaper gutters toned. [Np]: Privately printed at the Press of William Edwin Rudge, 1933

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(BOOK ARTS.) The Book-Lover''s Almanac for the Year 1893.

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Description: (BOOK ARTS.) The Book-Lover''s Almanac for the Year 1893. Chromolithographed title-page and 12 charming book-related illustrations for each month of the calendar year, by Henriot, some with hand coloring applied. Small 8vo, stiff card wrappers retaining most of rose and gold floral-patterned silk over-wrapper on front cover, rear cover replaced. Printed by The De Vinne Press. New York: Duprat & Co., 1893

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(CARDEW, GLORIA / GUILD OF WOMEN BINDERS.) Shelley, Percy Bysshe. The Sensitive Plant.

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Description: (CARDEW, GLORIA / GUILD OF WOMEN BINDERS.) Shelley, Percy Bysshe. The Sensitive Plant. 12 plates, title-page, and 79 decorative initials by Laurence Housman, beautifully hand-colored by gloria cardew. 8vo, crushed cherry morocco with central single gilt filleted panels, floral device in corners, spine with raised bands, lettering in 2 compartments and repeated floral motif in 4, repeated on turn-ins by james macdonald, New York (signed on rear turn-in), spine slightly but evenly darkened, visible but not deeply obtrusive indication of dampstaining to lower half of covers, does not affect contents; all edges trimmed and gilt; bookplate. London: Aldine House, 1898

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(CHELONIIDAE PRESS.) Goodrich, S. G. Cheloniidae: Sea Turtles.

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Description: (CHELONIIDAE PRESS.) Goodrich, S. G. Cheloniidae: Sea Turtles. 7 color etchings and 2 wood engravings of sea turtles by Alan James Robinson, each signed and numbered. Folio, illustrated wrappers; prospectus and single ad sheet laid in; original cloth chemise and clamshell box designed by Claudia Cohen. letter c of only twenty-six lettered copies signed by robinson, from a total edition of 41. (Easthampton, Mass), 1987

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COBURN, ALVIN LANGDON and G.K. CHESTERTON. London.

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Description: COBURN, ALVIN LANGDON and G.K. CHESTERTON. London. 10 tipped-in photogravure plates by Coburn featuring landmark sights including Big Ben, St. Paul''s, Parliament, and Tower Bridge. 8vo, publisher''s cream linen-backed printed tan boards, spine age-toned and a bit frayed at the ends, covers slightly browned along edges. London: Chiswick Press for Coburn, Brooks, and friends, 1914

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(CURIOSA / EROTICA.) Bragenell, Pierre. Douze Quatrains.

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Description: (CURIOSA.) Bragenell, Pierre. Douze Quatrains. 12 brightly colored and detailed erotic pochoirs attributed to Gerda Wegener with her trademark black mask in the foreground of each image. 4to, 20th-century marbled boards with gilt-lettered green calf spine label; original wrappers bound in, contents clean and bright. Paris: Cythère of Aux dépens d''un Amateur, 19230 [sic]

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(CURIOSA / EROTICA.) [Deveria, Achille; and Frederic Bouchot]. Diabolico Foutro Manie.

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Description: (CURIOSA.) [Deveria, Achille; and Frederic Bouchot]. Diabolico Foutro Manie. Illustrated title-page and 8 (of 12) lithographed plates. 8vo, rebound in 1920s Art Deco paper-covered boards, leather spine perished; plates trimmed and tipped to pages, tissue guards worn. An uncommon work attributed to Deveria, depicting erotic interludes between women, devils, and creatures of the underworld. sold as is. [Paris 1835]

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(CURIOSA / EROTICA.) Hannon, Theo. La Toison de Phryne.

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Description: (CURIOSA.) Hannon, Theo. La Toison de Phryne. Printed in black with red initials. Etched frontispiece, cover design, and 10 plates, by Henri Thomas. 4to, rebound in 3/4 brown morocco gilt, extremities slightly faded and rubbed; top edges trimmed and gilt, original wrappers bound in; bookplates. first edition. number 24 of 120 copies on hollande. Monod 5816; Carteret V, 100. Paris: Dorbon-Ainé, 1913

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(CURRY, JOHN STEUART.) Schmeckebier, Laurence E. John Steuart Curry''s Pageant of America.

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Description: (CURRY, JOHN STEUART.) Schmeckebier, Laurence E. John Steuart Curry''s Pageant of America. Numerous color and monochrome reproductions, but with a full-page watercolor by curry of john brown on front endpaper. 8vo, publisher''s cloth stamped in gold and red; portrait of Curry and flap descriptions from dust jacket mounted to endpapers. First Edition. New York: American Artists Group, 1943

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(DANCE OF DEATH.) Sattler, Joseph. Ein moderner Totentanz in 16 Bildern.

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Description: (DANCE OF DEATH.) Sattler, Joseph. Ein moderner Totentanz in 16 Bildern. 16 heliogravures by Sattler, some colored, some tipped-in, captioned in margins, average image size 160x127 mm; 6 1/2x5 1/4 inches. Folio, publisher''s pictorial boards, spotted; contents bright and colors solid. Second, enlarged edition. Berlin: Stargardt, 1912

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(DANCE OF DEATH.) Schiestl, Rudolf. Der Tod von Basel.

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Description: (DANCE OF DEATH.) Schiestl, Rudolf. Der Tod von Basel. 8 woodcut plates by Schiestl, the first signed in pencil below image. Oblong 4to, publisher''s parchment-backed green boards, unevenly faded; contents clean. first edition. number 298 of 600 copies hand-numbered by schiestl. Oppermann 1227; Schulz B 110; Thieme-Becker XXX, 62. Berlin: Heyder (1924)

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(DERRYDALE PRESS.) Vosburgh, Walter Spencer. Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses from the Collection of William Woodward.

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Description: (DERRYDALE PRESS.) Vosburgh, Walter Spencer. Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses from the Collection of William Woodward. 68 uncolored heliogravure plates reproducing paintings in Woodward''s collection. Folio, original red morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, slightly scuffed, few minor scratches on covers. [New York]: Privately Printed [for] Ernest R. Gee, 1929

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(DETMOLD, EDWARD J.) Aesop. The Fables of Aesop.

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Description: (DETMOLD, EDWARD J.) Aesop. The Fables of Aesop. 25 tipped-in color plates by Detmold captioned on previous page. Large 4to, rebound in full green morocco, elaborately gilt; all edges trimmed and gilt. first signed limited edition. number 619 of 750 copies signed by detmold. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1909

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(DETMOLD, EDWARD J.) Aesop. The Fables of Aesop.

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Description: (DETMOLD, EDWARD J.) Aesop. The Fables of Aesop. 25 tipped-in color plates by Edward Detmold captioned on previous page. Large 4to, publisher''s original gilt-pictorial cream cloth; top edges trimmed and gilt, endpapers toned as usual; bookplate of George Kitchin and inscription on front pastedown. first signed limited edition. number 108 of 750 copies signed by detmold. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1909

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(DOVES PRESS / ASHENDENE PRESS.) Milton, John. Paradise Regain''d.

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Description: (DOVES PRESS / ASHENDENE PRESS.) Milton, John. Paradise Regain''d. Doves type printed in black and red and Greek type designed by Selwyn Image. Small 4to, publisher''s gilt-lettered vellum, usual natural discoloration, small red mark on front cover; portion of dampstaining to outer margin of final 11 leaves; bookplate of J. F. Williams on pastedown. one of 300 unnumbered copies. Hammersmith, 1905

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(DOVES PRESS.) Wordsworth, William. A Decade of Years: Poems by William Wordsworth 1798-1807.

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Description: (DOVES PRESS.) Wordsworth, William. A Decade of Years: Poems by William Wordsworth 1798-1807. Printed in black and red. 8vo, vellum with gilt-lettered spine, some natural discoloration; scattered foxing to deckled edges; calligraphed book label of John Fischer Williams on front endpaper. one of 200 unnumbered copies. (Hammersmith, 1911)

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(DULAC, EDMUND.) Contes des Mille et une Nuits.

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Description: (DULAC, EDMUND.) Contes des Mille et une Nuits. Adapted by Hadji-Mazem. 50 mounted color plates by Dulac with lettered tissue guards. Thick 4to, custom binding of red morocco with gilt lettering on spine and simple Arabic design on cover; top edges trimmed and gilt. Paris: L''Édition d''Art H. Piazza, [1912]

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(DULAC, EDMUND.) Housman, Laurence. Stories from the Arabian Nights * Princess Badoura: A Tale from the Arabian Nights.

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Description: (DULAC, EDMUND.) Housman, Laurence. Stories from the Arabian Nights * Princess Badoura: A Tale from the Arabian Nights. Together, 2 works retold by Housman and illustrated with tipped-in color plates by Dulac, with lettered tissue guards. Thick small 4to, rebound in tan calf, the first retaining most of the original cloth covers, the second retaining a cut-out from the original pictorial cloth, mounted to the front cover; scattered light foxing, more to first title which also has some marginal foxing and soiling along bottom edges of some leaves from the binder''s staining applied to the bottom edge. first trade editions. London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1907); [1913]

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ESHERICK, WHARTON; and Amory Hare. Tristram and Iseult.

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Description: ESHERICK, WHARTON; and Amory Hare. Tristram and Iseult. 10 woodcut illustrations by Esherick. Thin 4to, black cloth, spine stamped in gold, edgeworn; internally bright. number 311 of 450 copies signed by hare and esherick [the total edition] and one initialed correction by Hale on page 89. Gaylordsville: Slide Mountain Press, 1930

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(FITZGERALD, VINCENT.) Joyce, James. The Epiphanies.

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Description: (FITZGERALD, VINCENT.) Joyce, James. The Epiphanies. 64 etchings, original watercolors, collages, and hand-cuttings by Susan Weil and Marjorie Van Dyke, based on Joyce''s writings; calligraphy by Jerry Kelly, type by Dan Carr and Julia Ferrarie. Single sheets measure 14x12 inches; 356x305 mm, but many fold out to double size. Folio, contents loose as issued in original grey silk clamshell box by David Bourbeau at Thistle Bindery, spine lightly but evenly faded. Printed by Daniel Keleher and Bruce Chandler at Wild Carrot Letterpress. (New York: Vincent FitzGerald & Company, 1987)

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GILL, ERIC / GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS. Id Quod Visum Placet: A Practical Test of the Beautiful.

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Description: GILL, ERIC / GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS. Id Quod Visum Placet: A Practical Test of the Beautiful. Engraved frontispiece, one plate, and title vignette by Gill. Thin tall 12mo, original linen-backed blue boards with cover label (foxed). number 105 of 150 copies signed by gill; this copy additionally presented by Beatrice Warde to unknown recipient, initialed and dated January 22, 1927. Waltham St. Lawrence, 1926

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GILL, ERIC / GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS. The Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ according to the authorized version of King James I.

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Description: GILL, ERIC / GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS. The Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ according to the authorized version of King James I. 18-point Golden Cockerel Face type. 65 wood-engraved illustrations by Eric Gill, including 4 full-page plates. Folio, publisher''s gilt-lettered 1/4 white pigskin over tan buckram, bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe; unevenly discolored on boards and pigskin, spine browned and flaking, edges rubbed. Philip Duschnes bookseller label. (Waltham St. Lawrence), 1931

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(GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS.) Ovid. The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidius Naso.

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Description: (GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS.) Ovid. The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidius Naso. 11 illustrations by J. Yunge Bateman with additional suite of plates loose as issued. Folio, brown morocco with gilt-pictorial burgundy calf insets on covers, faintly but unevenly faded; suite in separate red cloth sleeve that matches slipcase. number 16 of 75 specially bound copies with the additional suite of plates, including 3 plates not printed in the book. From a total edition of 200. Cock-a-Hoop 209 London, 1958

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(GOBLE, WARWICK.) Owen, Dora; editor. The Book of Fairy Poetry.

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Description: (GOBLE, WARWICK.) Owen, Dora; editor. The Book of Fairy Poetry. 16 tipped-in color plates by Goble on captioned mounts, with tissue guards. 4to, recent grey morocco gilt; top edges trimmed, others uncut. first english trade edition. London and New York: Longmans, Green & Co., (1920)

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(HART, LEO; printer). Lamb, Charles. A Dissertation Upon Roasted Pig.

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Description: (HART, LEO; printer). Lamb, Charles. A Dissertation Upon Roasted Pig. Printed in red and black. Color woodcuts by Wilfred Jones. 8vo, vellum-backed rice-paper boards, lettered in red; original metallic paper-covered slipcase, rubbed. Printed on Okawara paper with typography by Will Ransom; Chinese characters by Sang Ho. number 251 of 950 copies signed by jones. Rochester: Leo Hart, 1932

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(HIRSCHFELD, AL.) Stern, Yossi. Be-Ohalei Gadna [In Gadna Tents].

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Description: (HIRSCHFELD, AL.) Stern, Yossi. Be-Ohalei Gadna [In Gadna Tents]. Explanatory text and illustrations by Stern showing the preparations and activities of the Israeli youth corps. Oblong 4to, publisher''s plain mottled green boards with cloth spine, rear hinge cracked; dust jacket, spine panel perished, other defects. The front blank, which has a single printed illustration, contains a gift inscription and a colored pen drawing by al hirschfeld of himself, his wife, and daughter, to a 14-yr-old friend on his birthday. [Tel Aviv]: Ma''arachot, (1951)

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(JAPANESE FAIRY TALES.) Hearn, Lafcadio. Japanese Fairy Tales.

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Description: (JAPANESE FAIRY TALES.) Hearn, Lafcadio. Japanese Fairy Tales. 5 volumes. Color woodblock illustrations printed on crepe paper. 8vo, original sewn crepe paper wrappers; as new in rice paper overslips; publisher''s board Chi-tsu box with faux bone clasps and cover label, heavily worn. Larger format (7 1/2x5 1/2 inches) post-World War I printings. Tokyo: Hasegawa, 1920s

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KOEHLER, MELA. Two colored etchings.

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Description: KOEHLER, MELA. Two colored etchings. Small bust of a lady with winter coat and muff. Etching with lithograph 76x61 mm; 3x2 1/2 inches, image, on larger sheet, signed in pencil, lower margin * Two girls with flowers. 101x140 mm; 4x5 1/2 inches, image, on larger sheet, signed in pencil, lower left margin within plate mark and initialed in the plate; margins a little soiled. Images clear and colors bright. Np, circa

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(KELMSCOTT PRESS.) Caxton, William. The Golden Legend.

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Description: (KELMSCOTT PRESS.) Caxton, William. The Golden Legend. 3 volumes. Lettering designed by William Morris; wood-engraved illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones. 3 volumes. Large 4to, original linen-backed blue boards, scattered soiling, spines worn, heaviest to Volume 3 where joints cracked, labels chipped, hinge is cracked as well; few separations near preliminaries, owner''s pencil notes on Vol. 1 front endpaper. Notice to the binder laid in. Hammersmith, (1892)

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KENT, ROCKWELL. Original illustration for an unrealized business logo.

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Description: KENT, ROCKWELL. Original illustration for an unrealized business logo. With 2 related letters (1 Autographed, 1 Typed). Illustration is pen and ink with wash, 79x63 mm; 3 1/4x2 1/2 inches on 6 1/2x5 1/2-inch sheet. Letters are each 8vo, with vertical and horizontal folds, on Kent''s Ausable Forks letterhead, signed and dated; original envelopes included. Ausable Forks, NY, 1938-39

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