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ART, PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKSPlatinum House
367 lots | 208 with images
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Description: (PRINTING--UPDIKE, D. B.; and GOODHUE, BERTRAM GROSVENOR.) The Book of Common Prayer. Text printed in red and black with ornamental borders throughout by Goodhue. Folio, original bevelled cream boards gilt-stamped to design by Goodhue, with brass clasps and catches, darkened, scattered soiling, spine ends worn; inscribed to a Brooklyn, NY Reverend in 1894. Printed statement and signatures on the title verso by J. Pierpont Morgan and other members of the 1892 General Convention, which had approved this revised version of the American prayer book. Laid in is a 4-page leaflet (On the Decorations of the Limited Edition of the Standard Prayer Book of 1893) by D. B. Updike, who oversaw the design of this edition. New York: De Vinne Press, 1893View additional info »
Description: PÉRET, BENJAMIN; and TAMAYO, RUFINO. Air Mexicain. 4 lithographs by Tamayo printed in four colors; 2 large Mesoamerican ornaments designed by Tamayo, printed in pink, superimposed onto text leaves. 8vo, contents loose as issued in lettered wrappers, very light thumb-soiling and rubbing to spine ends; unopened, usual moderate offsetting from ornament designs. number 69 of 229 copies/span on Rives, from a total edition of 274. [Paris]: (Librairie Arcanes), 1952View additional info »
Description: (RACKHAM, ARTHUR.) Ibsen, Henrik. Peer Gynt. 12 color plates by Rackham with lettered tissue guards. 4to, publisher's gilt-pictorial orange cloth; brown and white illustrated endpapers; scarce pictorial dust jacket, price-clipped, minor edgewear, slightly shorter than volume. London: Harrap, (1936)View additional info »
Description: (RACKHAM, ARTHUR.) Milton, John. Comus. 24 tipped-in color plates with lettered tissue guards. 4to, 1/4 vellum over gilt-pictorial boards, heavily toned and rubbed; ex-library, with bookplates and numbers but plates unmarked. Sold as is. number 204 of 550 copies signed by rackham./span London and New York, (1921)View additional info »
Description: (RACKHAM, ARTHUR.) Poe, Edgar Allan. Tales of Mystery & Imagination. 12 mounted color plates with lettered tissue guards and 17 black-and-white illustrations, by Rackham. 4to, publisher's gilt-pictorial vellum; contents fine and mostly unopened; original board slipcase, panels split. number 95 of 460 copies signed by rackham of the first limited edition./span London, 1935View additional info »
Lot 306: (RENOIR, AUGUSTE.) Jean, René. Zehn Aquarelle Rötelzeichnungen und Patelle von Auguste Renoir.
Description: (RENOIR, AUGUSTE.) Jean, René. Zehn Aquarelle Rötelzeichnungen und Patelle von Auguste Renoir. Introduction by Jean. 10 color lithographs after Renoir, 400x297 mm; 15 3/4x11 3/4 inches, sheets, wide margins, tipped to window mounts. Large folio, plates and text loose as issued in publisher's 1/4 cloth gilt-lettered portfolio, visible toning and some rubbing; mounts toned but plates clean; custom cloth slipcase with gilt-lettered calf spine label. number 43 of only 100 copies./span Genf: Georg & Co. and Munich: Jaffe, 1921View additional info »
Description: RIEFENSTAHL, LENI. Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf. Profusely illustrated; captions in English, German, Spanish, and French. 4to, gilt-lettered orange cloth; spine slightly rubbed; internally clean. first edition./span Berlin, 1936View additional info »
Description: (ROGER, SUZANNE.) Dorcely, Roland. S. O. S. 6 etchings by Roger, comprising 2 color plates, 3 large illustrations, and cover design. Small folio, contents loose as issued in original wrappers; slipcase. number 13 of 100 copies on rives signed by dorcely and roger/span from a total edition of 110. Paris: Galerie Louise Leiris, (1961)View additional info »
Description: (ROGERS, BRUCE.) Boswell, James. Private Papers of James Boswell from Malahide Castle. Edited by Geoffrey Scott. 19 volumes (of 22; includes Tour to the Hebrides, but lacking the final volumes, the Index and Catalogue to the Private Papers). Several facsimiles of Boswell's manuscript pages. Large 4to, original red board and cloth spines with printed paper spine labels, some moderate rubbing and mild fading; mostly unopened; matching red board slipcases, similar wear. Np: Privately Printed (by William Edwin Rudge), 1928-34.View additional info »
Description: (ROGERS, BRUCE.) The History of Oliver and Arthur . . . Done into English by William Leighton and Eliza Barrett. Printed in red and black. 50 engravings redrawn from woodcuts from the original. 4to, linen-backed teal boards with printed paper spine label; glassine dust jacket; board slipcase; prospectus laid in. number 280 of 330 copies/span printed at the Riverside Press in Cambridge. Designed by Bruce Rogers, with his device and initials on colophon. (Boston and New York), 1903View additional info »
Description: (ROGERS, BRUCE.) Tory, Geofroy. Champ Fleury. Translated into English and Annotated by George B. Ives. Illustrations by Tory re-drawn by Rogers. Folio, publisher's original gilt-lettered vellum over fleur-de-lys patterned paste paper boards, light natural discoloration; dust jacket, mild wear, split along one spine fold; slipcase, soiled and beginning to split at corners, penciled title at head of spine; Norman J. Sondheim bookplate. Printed at the Printing House of William Edwin Rudge, Mount Vernon, New York October, 1927. New York: The Grolier Club, 1927View additional info »
Description: (ROPS, FÉLICIEN.) Exsteens, Maurice. L'Oeuvre Gravé et Lithographié de Félicien Rops. Parts 1-4, plus the volume of 42 loose plates. Folio, original printed wrappers; glassine wrappers, scattered toning and mild rubbing; mostly unopened; plate volume a bit worn and margins of mounts with scattered yellowing but plates clean. number 212 of 500 copies/span of this still-important catalogue raisonné. Paris: Éditions Pellet, 1928View additional info »
Lot 313: (ROYALTY.) Cust, Sir Lionel Henry. The Royal Collection of Paintings at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle.
Description: (ROYALTY.) Cust, Sir Lionel Henry. The Royal Collection of Paintings at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle. 2 volumes. Printed in red and black. 180 photogravure plates with lettered tissue guards. Large folios, deep evergreen morocco titled in gilt around central royal arms enclosed by double-fillet panel and gilt triple-fillet borders, tudor rose device and lettering along spines, extremities and joints rubbed, heaviest on Buckingham Palace volume, all edges trimmed and gilt; light spotting to text leaves, scattered light soiling. London: William Heinemann, 1905-06View additional info »
Description: RUSSELL, DAVID. Sophie's Dream Book * Zeus the Lover. Introduction by Ilaria Galli. Together, 2 Signed Limited Editions. Erotic color etchings by Russell. 8vo, original bindings. First title is numbered 4 of only 10 copies with hand-colored plates from a total edition of 300; additionally Inscribed and Signed by Russell. Zeus is number 22 of only 60 Signed copies with all plates numbered and Signed. Printed in Italy. Florence, 1982; 1992View additional info »
Description: IMPORTANT RUSSIAN SILVER AGE ARTS PERIODICAL (RUSSIA. ART JOURNAL.) Starye Gody [Old Years]. 38 volumes (one duplicate) complete. Edited by P.P. Weiner, text in Russian with French captions and index. Numerous illustrations (some tipped-in, some in color) and plates. 8vo, variously bound in 1/4 calf (1907 issues) (spines and boards worn with some loss), white cloth with morocco lettering pieces (1908-10), and burgundy roan (1911-16). Most of the original wrappers bound in or laminated to front covers, a few volumes shaken, some signatures becoming loose, with occasional unobtrusive manuscript notations, plates mostly clean. St. Petersburg, 1907-16View additional info »
Description: (RUSSIAN ART.) V. V. Mayakovsky. Sochinenilia v odnom tome. Edited by N. N. Aseeva, L. V. Mayakovsky, et al. Bibliography by W. O. Pertsova. Numerous plates including 8 in color plus three-panel fold-out. Thick 4to, burgundy grained cloth with silhouette profile of Mayakovsky in tan and facsimile signature stamped in red, repaired clean split an spine; cloth hinges tender, other small rubbed areas. Moscow: Gosuderstvennoa Izdatel stvo 'Khudoz-hestvenneia Literatuia,' 1941View additional info »
Lot 317: RUZICKA, RUDOLPH. New York: A Series of Wood Engravings in Colour and a Note on Colour Printing.
Description: RUZICKA, RUDOLPH. New York: A Series of Wood Engravings in Colour and a Note on Colour Printing. Prose by Walter Prichard Eaton. 10 color wood engravings by Ruzicka printed by Emile Fequet in Paris. 4to, 1/4 cloth over blue boards with spine label, spine, ends, and tips a bit rubbed with minor loss; two short repaired clean tears on front blue endpaper; bookplate of John Thomas Lee. one of 250 unnumbered copies./span New York: The Grolier Club, 1915View additional info »
Description: WITH 2 ORIGINAL PRINTS SCHIELE, EGON. A Sketchbook. 2 volumes. Facsimile sketchbook reproduced from Schiele's original. Small 8vo, facsimile sketchbook in plain black coated board with trimmed edges painted red; contains two handprints and numerous reproductions of Schiele's sketchook; text volume is gilt-lettered deep rose cloth; both laid into 1/4 gilt-lettered folding box, edges rubbed. New York: Johannes Press, 1967View additional info »
Description: SCHWARTZ, AUBREY. Mothers & Children. 18 etchings by Schwartz. Letterpress title in red and black within type ornament border, and colophon leaf. Small 8vo, olive morocco gilt by the Harcourt Bindery; cloth slipcase. number 18 of 60 copies,/span printed on hand-made paper, signed by schwartz./span (Brooklyn, 1958)View additional info »
Description: (SCULPTURE.) Neal, Avon; and Parker, Ann. Early American Stone Sculpture. Photographic plates and 42 color reproductions of original grave stone rubbings, two selenium toned silver prints Signed and numbered by Parker, plus one original rubbing signed by the authors/span and titled; this, from a 1772 grave in Newport, Rhode Island. Oblong folio, full mottled calf with grave stone image pressed into front cover; prospectus laid in. one of 175 specially bound copies signed by the authors/span and with the additional prints, from a total edition of 475. New York: Sweetwater Editions, (1981)View additional info »
Description: (SCULPTURE.) Rapin, Henri. La Sculpture Décorative Moderne, Series I-III. Over 90 heliogravure plates of all varieties of decorative sculpture, mostly in Art Deco style. Folio, contents loose as issued in original illustrated cloth-backed boards with ties (most broken), scattered moderate wear; internally clean but ex-library, with stamps, bookplates, and call numbers, plate faces clean. Paris: Charles Moreau, 1925View additional info »
Description: (SEVEN ACRES PRESS.) Haberly, Loyd. The Boy and the Bird, an Oregon Idyll. Hand-colored woodcut illustrations by Haberly. 8vo, russet morocco lettered in gilt along spine, tips and edges slightly rubbed. Norman J. Sondheim bookplate. number 36 of 155 copies./span Long Crendon: Bucks, 1932View additional info »
Description: SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. Hamlet. Edited by Claudio Gorlier. Set by hand in 12 point Tallone type on hand made Magnani paper by Amatruda. Folio, original lettered wrappers; glassine dust jacket; publisher's board chemise and slipcase. Norman J. Sondheim bookplate. number 279 from an edition of 360./span Alpignano, Italy: Albert Tallone, 1978View additional info »
Description: (SURREALISM.) Ford, Charles Henri; editor. View: The Modern Magazine. Group of 24 issues containing issues from the First through Seventh series. Contributions by Duchamp, Ernst, Cornell, Masson, Magritte, Tchelitchew, and many others. Thin 4to, pictorial wrappers, some spines rubbed but overall very good; Series 2 bound together in purple boards with original wrappers bound in. New York, 1941-47View additional info »
Description: (SURREALISM.) NEON. N'être rien, être tout, ouvrir l'être. Volumes 2, 3, & 5 (of 5). Literary and artistic contributions by Max Ernst, Julien Gracq, Arshile Gorky, Maurice Heine, Marcel Jean, A. Jouffroy, Wifredo Lam, Marcel Lecomte, Gilbert Lely, Pierre Mabille, Roberto Matta, Henri Pastoureau, Benjamin Péret, Riopelle and others. Large folio (615x417 mm), toned and brittle paper, splits along folds, worse on the rare Volume 2 (designed by Kiesler, with the help of Magloire Saint-Aude, a Martinique poet, Brauner, Herold and Toyen, with a sinuous black serpent form running through all four pages), a few other small chips and creases at edges. Paris: February 1948 - May 1949View additional info »
Description: (SURREALISM.) Péret, Benjamin. Dormir, dormir, dans les Pierres. Colored title-page, 10 black-and-white illustrations, and 3 plates with hand coloring, by Yves Tanguy. 8vo, rebound in gilt-lettered blue buckram; original pictorial wrappers with hand-coloring bound in; scattered light foxing; green cloth clamshell box with spine label. number 163 of 205 copies signed by péret and tanguy./span Paris: Éditions Surréalistes, 1927View additional info »
Description: SÜE, LOUIS; and MARE, ANDRÉ. Architectures 1921. Lithographs by Jacques Villon, Marie Laurencin, J. -E. Laboureur, plans by Süe, plates and decorations by Süe and Mare engraved by Villon. Text by Paul Valery treating architecture, design, interior decoration, painting, sculpture, and the printing arts. Folio, plain cream wrappers lettered in black, soiled and wear along spine; internally clean. Printed under the direction of Jacques Villon. number 49 of 500 copies./span Paris: Éditions de la Nouvelle Revue Française, (1921)View additional info »
Description: (TAPESTRY.) Demotte, G. J. La Tapisserie Gothique. 100 color plates mounted to thick board. Large folios (520 x 400 mm), 3 fascicles in printed wrappers and one loose, laid into publisher's decorated navy cloth portfolio with ties, moderately worn; fascicles variously worn along spines; ex-library, with stamps, numbers, and bookplate, internally unmarked. Paris, 1921-24View additional info »
Description: (THERRIEN, ROBERT.) Connell, Evan S. Mesa Verde. One original watercolor and one etching by Therrien, bound in. Typography by Eleanor Caponigro. Folio, gilt-stamped vellum with decorative small purple dots on front cover, slight natural discoloration; original cloth folding box with spine label. Number 10 in the Whitney Artists and Writers Series; fourth in the American Journals Series. number 43 of 105 copies initialed by therrien and signed by connell./span New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1992View additional info »
Lot 330: (THORNWILLOW PRESS.) Donleavy, J. P. The Lady Who Liked Clean Rest Rooms: The Chronicle of One of the Strangest Stories Ever to be Rumo
Description: (THORNWILLOW PRESS.) Donleavy, J. P. The Lady Who Liked Clean Rest Rooms: The Chronicle of One of the Strangest Stories Ever to be Rumoured About Around New York. 8 illustrations by Elliott Banfield. 4to, 1/4 gilt-lettered black morocco over patterned boards; felt-lined black clamshell box, horizontal abrasion near title on spine, bump to lower edge. Designed by Luke Pontifell. number 174 of 175 copies signed by pontifell and banfield./span New York, West Stockbridge, & Prague, 1995View additional info »
Description: (THORNWILLOW PRESS.) Jefferson, Thomas. Monticello and the Legacy of Thomas Jefferson. Annotated by Wiliam L. Beiswanger. 17 engraved plates of architectural plans of Monticello from the The Historic American Buildings Survey, with two photographic plates. Folio, 3/4 gilt-lettered brown morocco over patterned boards; black cloth clamshell box. number 225 of 250 copies signed by garrett and beiswanger./span (Stockbridge and New York), 1994View additional info »
Lot 332: (THORNWILLOW PRESS.) Jefferson, Thomas. The Complete Suite of Prints from Monticello and the Legacy of Thomas Jefferson.
Description: (THORNWILLOW PRESS.) Jefferson, Thomas. The Complete Suite of Prints from Monticello and the Legacy of Thomas Jefferson. 17 engraved plates of architectural plans of Monticello from The Historic American Buildings Survey, with two photographic plates, each numbered 49/50 in pencil, lower margins, 16 1/2x16 1/2 inches, sheets, wide margins. Large square folio, contents loose as issued in 1/4 cloth and board portfolio with ribbon ties and cover label. roman numbered 40 from an edition of only 50 numbered sets/span hand-pulled from the original plates and printed separately from the bound edition. (Stockbridge and New York), 1995View additional info »
Description: TING, WALASSE. 1¢ Life. Edited and with 6 lithographs by Sam Francis. Includes lithographs and screenprints by Francis, Rosenquist, Indiana, Wesselman, Warhol, Rauschenberg, Lichtenstein, Oldenburg, Ramos, and many others. Folio, 412x292 mm; 16 1/4x11 1/2 inches (sheets); mild bump to fore edge of some leaves; contents loose as issued in original decorated cloth; pictorial dust jacket, minor edgewear; slipcase. number 1531 from the regular edition of 2000./span Berne: E. W. Kornfeld, 1964View additional info »
Description: WITH FRONTISPIECE ETCHING (TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, HENRI DE.) Delteil, Loys. Le Peintre Graveur Illustré. Volumes 10 and 11 of this series. 368 illustrated catalogue entries and one original etching by toulouse-lautrec /spanof Tristan Bernard (catalogue entry 9). 2 volumes. Folio, 1/4 brown morocco gilt, moderate wear; original wrappers bound in; bookplates and raised stamp of previous owners. Paris, 1920View additional info »
Description: (TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, HENRI DE.) Goncourt, Edmond de. La Fille Elisa. Together, 2 volumes. 12mo, original wrappers; contents clean; publisher's board slipcase, lightly soiled. Paris: G. Charpentier, 1877 [i. e., Librairie de France, 1931]View additional info »
Lot 336: (TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, HENRI DE.) Joyant, Maurice. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec 1864-1901. Peintre * Dessins, Estampes, Affiches.
Description: (TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, HENRI DE.) Joyant, Maurice. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec 1864-1901. Peintre * Dessins, Estampes, Affiches. 2 volumes. 106 heliogravure and lithographed plates with descriptive text, 6 original drypoint etchings, and 4 lithographs, each in 2 states (black and bistre), by Toulouse-Lautrec; some plates with pochoir color enhancements, signed or monogrammed by the artist in the plate. 4to, original illustrated wrappers, very minor wear; remnants of glassine dust jacket. Paris: Floury, 1926-27View additional info »
Description: (TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, HENRI DE.) LeClercq, Paul. Jouets de Paris. Lithographed cover illustration by Toulouse-Lautrec. Small tall 8vo, wrappers, spine worn with splits, some toning and minor edgewear. number 133 of 300 copies with this cover image. additionally inscribed by leclercq./span Paris: a la Librairie de la Madeleine, 1901View additional info »
Lot 338: TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, HENRI DE. Quatorze Lithographies Originales . . . Illustrer des Chansons.
Description: TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, HENRI DE. Quatorze Lithographies Originales . . . Illustrer des Chansons. 14 lithographs by Toulouse-Lautrec, printed from the original stones, each numbered 147/450 in pencil, lower left, 422x320 mm; 16 5/8x12 5/8 inches (sheets), full margins. Folio, plates and descriptive text loose as issued; laid into custom 1/4 linen and marbled paper portfolio with cover label and cloth ties. Paris: A. C. Mazo & Cie., (1978)View additional info »
Lot 339: (TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, HENRI DE.) Roger-Marx, Claude. Yvette Guilbert vue par Toulouse-Lautrec.
Description: (TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, HENRI DE.) Roger-Marx, Claude. Yvette Guilbert vue par Toulouse-Lautrec. 62 loose plates, including extra suite in a separate folder and 3 states of the lithograph "Columbia a Pierrot" (black, sepia, and green). Folio, original color pictorial wrappers; cloth-backed board chemise and slipcase, soiled; contents clean. roman numbered copy 38 of only 50 copies on rives with an extra suite/span and with the proof plates and an extra suite. From a total edition of 1650. Paris: Au Port Des Arts, 1950View additional info »
Description: (TWO-HORSE PRESS.) Mackley, George. Engraved in the Wood. Designed and printed by Will and Sebastian Carter at the Rampant Lions Press. Set in Hermann Zapf's Palatino type and printed on Wookey Hole paper. Suite of 68 wood-engravings by Mackley, loose as issued in separate folder, sheets 12x9 1/2 inches, image size varies. Text volume contains An Appreciation by Ruari McLean and A Glimpse of the Artist by Armida Maria-Theresa Coltis. 4to (uniform size), printed wrappers; prospectus with 1 reproduction laid in; all housed in solander box, 1 1/2-inch small faint semi-circular dampstain near lower joint of box not affecting contents. number 50 from a limited edition of 300, signed by mackley./span London, (1968)View additional info »
Lot 341: (TWO-HORSE PRESS.) Maria-Theresa Colt, Armida. Weeds and Wild Flowers: Some Irreverent Words.
Description: (TWO-HORSE PRESS.) Maria-Theresa Colt, Armida. Weeds and Wild Flowers: Some Irreverent Words. Wood engravings by George Mackley with an additional suite loose as issued in separate chemise. Folio, cloth-backed handmade paper-covered boards by Mansell, London; slipcase. Designed and printed by Will Carter at the Rampant Lions Press. number 246 of 250 copies signed by mackley, with the extra suite of the plates./span Cambridge, 1965View additional info »
Description: TWOMBLY, CY. 8 Odi di Orazio. Complete set of 16 screenprints on 11 sheets of black rag paper, one signed in white crayon and numbered 86/100./span Full sheets, 410x616 mm; 16 1/8x24 1/4 inches, with the central vertical fold as issued, occasional unobtrusive offsetting, otherwise very clean; original cyan blue paper portfolio lettered in white, usual circular darkening from semi-circular cut on slipcase; original black wooden slipcase lettered in white, some light scuffing, a bit of separation along bottom, and two dampstains on spine. Milan: Sergio Tosi Stampatore, 1968View additional info »
Lot 343: (TYPOGRAPHY.) Kiesler, Friedrich. Internationale Ausstellung neuer Theatertechnik. Katalog - Programm - Almanach.
Description: (TYPOGRAPHY.) Kiesler, Friedrich. Internationale Ausstellung neuer Theatertechnik. Katalog - Programm - Almanach. Illustrations by Man Ray, Exter, Marinetti, Schwitters, and others. 8vo, original wrappers printed in red and black including folding front cover (detached), backstrip chipped with loss, signatures coming loose, finger soiling. first edition. sold as is./span Wien, 1924View additional info »
Description: (TYPOGRAPHY.) L'Enseigne Commerciale. Deuxième Partie. Traité de la Couleur. 18 chromolithographed plates of commercial lettering and numbers, plates measure 168x320 mm. Oblong folio, plates and 3 leaves of descriptive text loose as issued in publisher's green cloth gilt-lettered folder, worn, torn along bottom rear edge; plates bowed and with scattered toning and edgewear but mostly bright, text leaves with some edgewear and one with a 3-inch clean tear. Lyon: J. Nicolas for Revolon, circa 1930View additional info »
Description: BINDER'S COPY,ONE OF ONLY 60 UZANNE, OCTAVE. L'Art dans la Décoration Extérieure des Livres. 64 photographic plates and numerous reproductions of decorative publisher's bindings and illustrated covers by Grasset, Schwabe, Auriol, Giraldon, Cheret, Mucha, Beardsley, Ricketts, Burne-Jones, Pissarro, Cobden-Sanderson, Greenaway, Caldecott, Crane, Rhead, Michel, Meunier, Ruban, Couty, and others. Large 4to, copy belonging to master bookbinder charles meunier with his beautiful decorative binding/span of brown morocco with faux bands, gilt lettering, and front cover with color calf designs of flowers, feather, and pen nib, surrounding an image of this volume open to the title-page, turn-ins of floral sprays alternating with open book design; original color pictorial wrappers by Louis Rhead bound in; Autograph Postcard Signed by Uzanne, with his printed monogram, tipped to front blank (Cairo, 23 February, 1895 to unknown recipient); bookplate of M. C. D. Borden. Paris: Société Français d'Editions d'Art, 1898View additional info »
Description: COPY NUMBER ONE, THE VERY UNCOMMON EXTRA ILLUSTRATED EDITION (VALE PRESS.) Shakespeare, William. The Works. 37 volumes complete. 4to, full turquoise morocco, hand tooled wavy gilt surrounding a red inlaid flower design in gilt-ruled borders, occasional rubbing, a few bindings chipped, some rebacked retaining original backstrips, top edges gilt, others uncut, spines gilt in compartments; morocco doublures of red panels in turquoise border with gilt tooling of three roses inlaid, pink Chinese brocade endpapers with flower design, a few hinges starting. London, 1900-03View additional info »
Description: VEDOVA, EMILIO. Blätter aus dem Tagebuch. German text. Translated from the Italian and with an epilogue by Werner Haftmann. Numerous plates on tinted papers, tipped-in color plates, and photographic plates. 8vo, pictorial linen; tips a bit bumped with soft creases. Munich, 1960View additional info »
Description: (VERTÈS, MARCEL.) Aymé, Marcel Images de l'Amour. Color lithographs by Vertès on Holland, with decompositions for frontispiece image. Small folio, contents loose as issued in lettered wrappers; original textured board chemise and slipcase, minor shelf wear. number 27 of 140 copies signed by vertès and aymé, with the extra suite in color/span and the decompositions, from a total edition of 190. Paris, 1957View additional info »
Description: VERVE. Volume 1, numbers 3 and 4. Together, 2 volumes. Lithographed plates by Matisse ("The Dance") and by Chagall, Klee, Miró, Rattner, and Derain. Folio, wrappers, worn; some minor edgewear but lithos generally clean. sold as is./span Paris, 1939View additional info »
Description: VERVE. Volume 7, number 27/28. Lithographed plates by Braque, Matisse, Laurens, Giacometti, Masson, Léger, Borès Miró, Gromaire, and Chagall; numerous reproductions. Folio, publisher's boards with Braque design, soiled, spine browned and chipped at ends, extremities lightly rubbed; internally clean. Paris, 1952View additional info »