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LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. WRIGHT, RICHARD. Down By the Riverside.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. WRIGHT, RICHARD. Down By the Riverside. 4 etchings by John Wilson. Oblong folio, blue cloth; folding cloth box; prospectus laid in. number 43 of 300 numbered copies signed by wilson./span New York, 2001

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ANNA RICHARDS BREWSTER Volendam.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: ANNA RICHARDS BREWSTER Volendam. Oil on canvas. 140x200 mm; 5 1/2x7 7/8 inches. Signed in black ink, lower left recto. Brewster (1870-1952) was the daughter of noted marine and landscape artist William Trost Richards. She studied in New York with John La Farge and William Merritt Chase. Brewster and her husband, professor William Tenney Brewster, lived in Scarsdale and traveled extensively--through Europe and Northern Africa--where she made numerous oils and watercolor studies.

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JOHN LA FARGE Samoan Girls Dancing the Seated Siva Dance with Pantomime and Song, Night Effect, Samoa,1890.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $7,000 - $10,000

Description: JOHN LA FARGE Samoan Girls Dancing the Seated Siva Dance with Pantomime and Song, Night Effect, Samoa,1890. Brush and ink and wash on paper mounted on board, circa 1895. 330x350 mm; 13x13 3/4 inches. Signed in pencil, lower right recto, and titled in pencil, lower center margin. With the artist's red ink stamp (Lugt 2976a, lower center recto). Ex-collection Doll and Richards, Boston, 1902-1904; Macbeth Gallery, New York, 1907; the artist's estate, New York, 1910-1911; sold American Art Association,New York, March 29-31, 1911, lot 845; A.B. Springarn, New York, 1911-1966; John B. Lehman, New York, from 1966. Exhibited Century Association, New York, December 3, 1898, no. 15; "Exhibition and Private Sale of Water Color Paintings by Mr. John La Farge, Mr. Childe Hassam, Miss Lucy S. Conant," Doll and Richards, Boston, November 1902, no. 15; "Exhibition of Pictures by John La Farge," Macbeth Gallery, New York, November 27-December 12, 1907, no. 7; "Exhibition of Glass, Oil and Water Color Paintings and Sketches by John La Farge, N.A.," Knoedler and Co., New York, February 15-31, 1909, no. 31; "John La Farge," Graham Gallery, New York, May 4-June 10, 1966, no. 44; "Exhibition of Paintings, Watercolors, and Drawings by John La Farge from His Travels in the South Seas, 1890-1891," Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, February 1-May 1, 1978, no. 14. Published in La Farge in Retrospect, New York Times, December 6, 1907, page 5; La Farge Sale Total $28,492. A Crayon Drawing by Artist, Made in Samoa, Brings $155, New York Times, April 1, 1911, page 13; Henry A. La Farge, John La Farge: A Reappraisal, Art News, volume 65.0 (May 1966), page 30. According to Dr. James L. Yarnall, "This is one of several sepia copies of South Sea watercolors that La Farge prepared for use by Cecilia Waern around 1895 in her biography of the artist. Unlike the other sepia copies, it ultimately was not used by Waern, who instead reproduced the original watercolor (now in a private collection)."

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MOCK, RICHARD. [Mockofthetimes: 60 Linocuts Appearing in the Op-Ed Pages of The New York Times].

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: MOCK, RICHARD. [Mockofthetimes: 60 Linocuts Appearing in the Op-Ed Pages of The New York Times]. 43 (of 60) linocuts on B.F.K. Rives, 495x660 mm; 19 1/2x26 inches, sheets, each signed and numbered 4/40 by mock/span, in pencil, lower margins. Lacks original solander case, title-page, and 17 plates. Plate list, colophon, and prints laid into board box. sold as is./span New York: Richard Basil Mock and Chip Elwell Fine Prints, 1986

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ANNA RICHARDS BREWSTER Carcassonne.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: ANNA RICHARDS BREWSTER Carcassonne. Oil on canvas. 308x637 mm; 12 1/8x25 inches. Signed in oil, lower left recto.

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CIRCLE PRESS. King, Ronald.; et al. Group of 6 Limited Editions.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: (CIRCLE PRESS.) King, Ronald.; et al. Group of 6 Limited Editions. Illustrated. Folio, publisher's bindings. Each a signed and numbered limited edition from the press. Volumes contain scattered unobtrusive pencil numbers from gallery library. Guildford, Surrey, 1970s

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RICHARD CARR YOUNG El Station, New York.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: RICHARD CARR YOUNG El Station, New York. Oil on Whatman cold pressed drawing board, 1940s. 423x565 mm; 16 5/8x22 1/4 inches. Signed in oil, lower left recto. This is a view of the 33rd Street station of the 3rd Avenue El.

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JOHN KENSETT Landscape, Killarney, Ireland.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: JOHN KENSETT Landscape, Killarney, Ireland. Pencil on paper, 1856. 113x185 mm; 4 1/2x70188 inches. Titled and dated in pencil, lower left recto.

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JOHN WESLEY COTTON Spring Landscape.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: JOHN WESLEY COTTON Spring Landscape. Watercolor on paper mounted on board, 1904. 309x471 mm; 15 3/4x18 1/2 inches. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right recto.

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JOHN W. BENTLEY Seascape with Figrues and Ruins.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: JOHN W. BENTLEY Seascape with Figrues and Ruins. Oil on board. 302x407 mm; 11x16 inches. Signed in oil, lower right recto.

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[CARR, JOHN DICKSON.] Rhode, John; and Dickson, Carter. Fatal Descent.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: [CARR, JOHN DICKSON.] Rhode, John; and Dickson, Carter. Fatal Descent. 8vo, publisher's yellow cloth, minor wear to spine ends; dust jacket, spine panel faded with light rubbing to tips, few small nicks, unclipped; contents clean and unmarked; cloth clamshell box, morocco lettering piece. first edition, in entirely unrestored jacket./span New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1939

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RACKHAM, ARTHUR. Nibelungens Ring. Musikdrama af Richard Wagner. Rhenguldet, Valkyrjan, Sigfrid, and Ragnarök.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (RACKHAM, ARTHUR.) Nibelungens Ring. Musikdrama af Richard Wagner. Rhenguldet, Valkyrjan, Sigfrid, and Ragnarök. Together, 4 volumes. Tipped-in color plates by Rackham. Publisher's gilt-pictorial white cloth; trimmed and marbled edges. number 249 of 500 sets of the first swedish edition./span Stockholm: P.A. Norstedt & Söners, (1910-11)

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HULL, RICHARD. My Own Murderer * The Unfortunate Murderer.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: HULL, RICHARD. My Own Murderer * The Unfortunate Murderer. Together, 2 volumes. 8vo, publisher's cloth; dust jackets, moderately rubbed and creased, edgewear including spine panel head chip to first title with loss of letters, tape ghosts on verso of second title, unclipped; bookplate to first title, top edges dust-soiled on second. first american editions./span New York: Julian Messner, (1940); (1942)

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MATHESON, RICHARD. The Shrinking Man.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: MATHESON, RICHARD. The Shrinking Man. 8vo, publisher's gilt-lettered brown cloth; dust jacket, light shelfwear, crisp and bright; contents pristine; collector's cloth folding case with leather lettering label. first british edition./span Originally published as a paperback original by Gold Medal Books in 1956. A fine copy in like jacket. London: David Bruce & Watson, (1973)

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RODGERS, RICHARD and HAMMERSTEIN, OSCAR. 3 First Editions.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: RODGERS, RICHARD and HAMMERSTEIN, OSCAR. 3 First Editions. 8vo, publisher's cloth, fine; dust jackets, near fine to fine, unclipped; contents clean. New York: vd

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LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. HERSEY, JOHN. Hiroshima.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. HERSEY, JOHN. Hiroshima. Foreword by Robert Penn Warren. Silk-screens by Jacob Lawrence. Small folio, full black calf stamped in blind; slipcase; prospectus laid in. number 873 of 1500 copies signed by hersey, penn warren, and lawrence./span New York, 1983

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JOHN WHORF Nude Seated on a Rocky Shore.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: JOHN WHORF Nude Seated on a Rocky Shore. Watercolor on cream wove paper. 385x565 mm; 15 1/8x22 1/4 inches. Signed in black ink, lower left recto. Ex-collection Forbes Collection, New York.

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JOHN KOCH Reclining Male Nude.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: JOHN KOCH Reclining Male Nude. Pencil with white and yellow heightening on tan paper. 295x503 mm; 11x19 3/4 inches. Signed in pencil, lower right recto and inscribed "man sleeping" lower left recto.

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JOHN GRAHAM A Group of Soldiers Dancing.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $5,000 - $8,000

Description: JOHN GRAHAM A Group of Soldiers Dancing. Oil on canvas, 1943. 405x508 mm; 15 7/8x20 inches. Signed and dated in oil, lower right recto. Ex-collection André Emmerich Gallery, New York, with the label on the frame back. Sold Christie's, New York, February 1, 1989, sale 6751, lot 346.

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BUCHAN, JOHN. The Runagates Club.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: BUCHAN, JOHN. The Runagates Club. 8vo, publisher's turquoise cloth; dust jacket, few short closed tears and small nicks, overall dust-soiling and fading, unclipped; contents clean. first american edition/span in unrestored jacket. Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction 294. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1928

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STEINBECK, JOHN. East of Eden.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: STEINBECK, JOHN. East of Eden. 8vo, original green cloth stamped in red and dark green; dust jacket, light rubbing to spine panel tips and folds, minor age-toning; contents clean. first trade edition, first issue./span Goldstone & Payne A32.b. New York: Viking, 1952

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YUNKERS, ADJA; and WILBUR, RICHARD. On the Marginal Way

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: YUNKERS, ADJA; and WILBUR, RICHARD. On the Marginal Way 6 woodcut, collage and pochoir prints, stamped in blind, lower margin. 438x336 mm; 17 1/4x 13 1/4 inches, sheets. Folio, contents loose as issued in illustrated wrappers; laid into publisher's clear plastic box, some scuffs. Printed at the Profile Press. number 4 of only 10 roman numbered copies signed by yunkers and wilbur/span from a total edition of only 25. New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, [1976]

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PERFORMING ARTS. (BALLET.) VASSOS, JOHN. Beatrice the Ballerina by Ivan Vassilovich.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: PERFORMING ARTS. (BALLET.) VASSOS, JOHN. Beatrice the Ballerina by Ivan Vassilovich. Charmingly illustrated by Vassos. Oblong 8vo, illustrated boards; dust jacket. first edition. inscribed and signed by vassos with a drawing of beatrice the dog to jay quimby/span" "Who realy [sic] enjoys lusty humor - this little volume is inscribed by none other than `Ivan Vassilovich' of the very imperial ballet! otherwise known as John Vassos of Silvermine Conn." (New York): E.P. Dutton and Co., (1942)

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(ECONOMICS.) Keynes, John Maynard. General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: (ECONOMICS.) Keynes, John Maynard. The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money. 8vo, publisher's blue-green cloth, spine gilt-titled, light wear to spine head; Dr. Hans George Strauf bookplate. London: Macmillan and Co., 1936

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KIPLING, RUDYARD. The Second Jungle Book.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: KIPLING, RUDYARD. The Second Jungle Book. Illustrated by J. Lockwood Kipling. 2 pages publisher's advertisements at end. 8vo, publisher's gilt-decorated blue cloth, all edges gilt; bookseller's blindstamp on front free endpaper, contents clean. first english edition./span Richards A85. London: Macmillan and Co., 1895

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LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. ASHBERY, JOHN. Description of a Masque.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. ASHBERY, JOHN. Description of a Masque. Illustrated with 3 watercolor woodblocks by Jane Freilicher printed by Keiji Shinohara on Tosa Hanga paper. Folio, tan cloth with red leather cover label; matching clamshell box with label on spine; prospectus laid in. number 43 of 300 copies signed by ashbery and freilicher./span New York, 1998

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GOREY, EDWARD. Updike, John. The Twelve Terrors of Christmas.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (GOREY, EDWARD.) Updike, John. The Twelve Terrors of Christmas. Illustrated with various insults and upsets of the season. Small 8vo, illustrated tan boards, front joint starting. first limited edition. number 22 of 100 copies bound in boards, signed by gorey and updike./span Toledano B80b. Trade Edition of same accompanies the lot. New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1993

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WOOD GAYLOR St. John the Divine through the Park, Morningside Heights.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: WOOD GAYLOR St. John the Divine through the Park, Morningside Heights. Watercolor over pencil on wove paper, 1918. 347x428 mm; 13 5/8x16 3/4 inches. Signed, dated and inscribed "NY" in pencil, lower left recto. With--A collection of approximately 40 watercolors, drawings and prints. Acquired directly from the artist's son by the current owner.

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SMITH, E. BOYD. The Story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SMITH, E. BOYD. The Story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith. 24 color plates by the author, including 2 double-page. Oblong 4to, original cloth with colored pictorial label, two scrapes to board fore-edges with minor exposure; light tanning to endleaf margins, otherwise bright and clean. first edition./span Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1906

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LE CARRE, JOHN. Call for the Dead.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: LE CARRE, JOHN. Call for the Dead. 8vo, publisher's aqua blue cloth lettered in blue, short ink line at bottom edge of rear cover; dust jacket, faint toning, creasing at and near folds, small puncture to spine panel not affecting lettering, one tape repair on verso, small nicks to rear corners; contents clean. first american edition of le carré's first book./span New York: Walker and Company, 1962

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RHODE, JOHN. The Elm Tree Murder * Signal for Death.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $350 - $500

Description: RHODE, JOHN. The Elm Tree Murder * Signal for Death. Together, 2 volumes. 8vo, publisher's cloth, light mottling to second title; dust jackets, mild edgewear with light rubbing, spine panel faded on first title, light creasing; spot of dampstaining to top edges of second title, else contents clean. first american editions/span in unclipped dust jackets. Two Dr. Priestley detective stories. New York: Dodd Mead, 1939; 1941

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SLOAN, JOHN / CORELL PRESS. Prospectus for Corell Press publication John-a-Dreams Volume 1, Number 0.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (SLOAN, JOHN / CORELL PRESS.) Prospectus for Corell Press publication John-a-Dreams Volume 1, Number 0. Cover woodcut illustration in orange and black, by Sloan, signed in the plate, lower right; 11 small in-text illustrations likely by Booth Tarkington but possibly also by Sloan. [1], [6], [1] pages on laid paper. Small 8vo, green string-tied printed wrappers; subscription card and folded printed mission statement sheet from the editors accompany the prospectus. New York, October [1896]

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GOREY, EDWARD. Fantod Press. Three Books from the Fantod Press. Set Number 2. The Chinese Obelisks * The Osbick Bird * Donald Has a Dif

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: GOREY, EDWARD. Three Books from the Fantod Press. Set Number 2. The Chinese Obelisks * The Osbick Bird * Donald Has a Difficulty. 8vo, pictorial wrappers; publisher's printed fuchsia envelope, only very slightly faded and brighter than often encountered. each a limited edition of 500 and specially signed by gorey on title-pages beneath his name or pseudonym./span Toledano A36; Bradford page 11. New York: Fantod Press, 1970

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FIDELIA BRIDGES Bird on a Flowering Branch.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: FIDELIA BRIDGES Bird on a Flowering Branch. Oil on wove paper. 180x127 mm; 7x5 inches. A gift from the artist to Oliver Ingraham Lay, Connecticut; thence by descent; private collection. With a letter confirming the provenance and authenticity signed by both George Lay and Helen Fusscas, The Connecticut Gallery, Marlborough. Exhibited "Fidelia Bridges Exhibition," The Connecticut Gallery, Marlborough, October 19-December 6, 1986, number 20, with the label on the frame back.

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[DICKENS, CHARLES.] [Davenport, Richard Alfred.]Sketches of Imposture, Deception and Credulity.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: [DICKENS, CHARLES.] [Davenport, Richard Alfred.] Sketches of Imposture, Deception and Credulity. Small 8vo, contemporary 1/4 maroon morocco over marbled boards, spine tooled in gilt in compartments, marbled edges, joints rubbed; housed in chemise and full morocco gilt pull-off case with Dickens' monogram device, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. London: Thomas Tegg, 1837

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ARCHITECTURE.  HALL, JOHN. A Series of Select and Original Modern Designs for Dwelling Houses, for the Use of Carpenters and Builders A

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: HALL, JOHN. A Series of Select and Original Modern Designs for Dwelling Houses, for the Use of Carpenters and Builders Adapted to the Style of Building in he United States. Second Edition. Title printed in orange and black. 24 engraved plates on 32 pages of designs for small cottages and villas, large and small city row houses, warehouse, tavern, and other buildings. 4to, original blind-stamped black cloth, skillfully re-backed with gilt-lettered red calf spine label; scattered light foxing and toning. scarce./span Hitchcock 534 (though lacking page of advertisement as called for). Baltimore: John Murphy; Philadelphia: Fullerton; and Pittsburg: Quigley, 1848

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ABRAHAM RATTNER Untitled.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: ABRAHAM RATTNER Untitled. Oil on canvas. 505x404 mm; 19 7/8x15 7/8 inches. Inscribed by another hand (the artist's wife?) "Johnnie Krug-- Thank you for supporting your local unit, Esther & Abe" in pencil, verso. With-- Portrait of John and Gus, 1971, pencil on cream wove paper, 1971. Initialed, dated and dedicated in pencil, upper right recto * Postcard from the Rattners in Ein Hod, Israel, addressed to John Krug and his partner Otto Fenn, signed by the artist's wife and dated "Apr 26/76" * Lithograph after Rattner. Various sizes and conditions. Gift of the artist to John Krug, Sag Harbor, NY; thence by descent. Rattner's studio on Madison Street in Sag Harbor was close to Krug's antiques shop.

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CIRCLE PRESS. Meyer, Thomas; and Furnival, John. Blind Date.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: (CIRCLE PRESS.) Meyer, Thomas; and Furnival, John. Blind Date. 11 etchings by Furnival, each numbered and signed in pencil, lower margins. 305x293 mm; 12x11 1/2 inches, sheet, plus one signed watercolor of the final etching "Omphale goes out walking" signed and titled. 4to, contents loose as issued in lettered wrappers; grey linen chemise and black cloth slipcase. number 107 of 300 copies/span from a total edition of 335. Guildford, 1979

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GEHENNA PRESS. Skelton, John. The Tunning of Elynour Runnynge: The Famous Ale-Wife of England.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: (GEHENNA PRESS.) Skelton, John. The Tunning of Elynour Runnynge: The Famous Ale-Wife of England. Printed in red, black, teal, tan, and green. 13 woodcuts by Leonard Baskin printed in various colors. Tall 4to, publisher's boards with printed cover and spine labels. Small folded sheet with woodcut by Baskin inscribed with a new year's greeting and signed "Leonard & Esther" laid in. number 87 of 118 copies, the 5th book of the press,/span and the first to incorporate both text and illustration on the same page--Gehenna 5. Worcester, 1953

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GILL, ERIC. John the Baptist's Beheading.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: GILL, ERIC. John the Baptist's Beheading. Wood-engraved proof for illustration embodying the word "At" to St. Matthew XIV used on page 37 of The Four Gospels, The Golden Cockerel Press, 1931. 113x157mm; 4 1/2x6 1/4 inches, image size, wide margins, on sheet 162x231 mm; 6 1/2x9 1/4, light spotting in lower right blank areas, tipped to mylar cover sheet along a 3-mm strip at top of verso (paper yellowed). numbered 6/10 and signed "eric g" by gill,/span in pencil, lower right corner. Physick 771. [London/Waltham St. Lawrence], 1931

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DAVID JOHNSON Group of 10 landscape pencil drawings.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: DAVID JOHNSON Group of 10 landscape pencil drawings. Each pencil on paper depicting upstate New York and New Hampshire, some double-sided, circa 1871-1883. Some titled, dated and/or initialed in pencil. Various sizes and conditions. Johnson (1827-1908) was born in New York and studied at the National Academy of Design (where he regualrly exhibited from the 1850s onward). He belonged to the second generation of Hudson River School artists, and along with fellow artists John Frederick Kensett and John William Casilear, was a devotee of plein air painting.

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JOHN SLOAN Parlor Scene.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: JOHN SLOAN Parlor Scene. Crayon on cream wove paper on board, 1904. 283x384 mm; 11 1/8x15 inches. Signed and dated in ink, lower left recto. Sloan (1871-1951) was one of four founding members of the American artists group known as The Eight (which formed in 1908 in New York in opposition to the National Academy of Design's exclusive exhibitions), along with George Luks, William Glackens and Everett Shinn, who began their artistic careers as illustrators for Philadelphia-based news publications. They supplemented their incomes well into the early 1900s as illustrators before their art gained commercial success.

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JOHN KOCH Nude with Cat.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $12,000 - $18,000

Description: JOHN KOCH Nude with Cat. Oil on canvas. 1270x1050 mm; 50x41 1/4 inches. Signed in oil, lower right recto. Ex-collection Forbes Collection, New York. Exhibited "Directions in American Painting," Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1941, with the label on the frame back; Kraushaar Galleries, New York, 1941, number 1; Art Students League, New York, 1944; Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, 1945; Bowling Green State University Club, 1946; "In the Face of Abstraction," The Forbes Magazine Galleries, New York, August 20-November 4, 1998, nunber 9.

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BUCHAN, JOHN. The Dancing Floor.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: BUCHAN, JOHN. The Dancing Floor. 8vo, publisher's dark blue cloth with light blue titles, spine darkened slightly with vertical crease; dust jacket with design by W.T. Benda, folds and spine panel tanned, folds rubbed, short closed tears, spine panel head chipped not touching lettering, though with small abrasion just below affecting one title letter; discreet booklabel to front pastedown, vertical crease through prelims. first american edition,/span in scarce, unrestored jacket with front panel colors still bright. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1926

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CARR, JOHN DICKSON The Emperor's Snuff-Box.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $350 - $500

Description: CARR, JOHN DICKSON The Emperor's Snuff-Box. 8vo, publisher's red cloth, small blemish near spine foot; dust jacket, price-clipped, back panel toned, light rubbing to edges and folds. first american edition./span New York and London: Harper & Brothers, (1942)

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GALSWORTHY, JOHN. The Forsyte Saga.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: GALSWORTHY, JOHN. The Forsyte Saga. Folding chart at front. 8vo, publisher's gilt-stamped green cloth, top edges stained green; dust jacket, unclipped with very light edgewear; collector's chemise and 1/4 morocco slipcase. first edition, first issue./span A fine copy. London: Heinemann, 1922

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MARQUAND, JOHN P. Mr. Moto is So Sorry.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: MARQUAND, JOHN P. Mr. Moto is So Sorry. 8vo, publisher's green buckram stamped in red, tiny blemish near spine head; dust jacket, light tanning to spine panel, few small nicks, rubbing to spine panel foot affecting imprint letter, unclipped; small bookplate to front pastedown corner. Boston: Little, Brown, 1938

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WYNDHAM, JOHN. The Day of the Triffids.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: WYNDHAM, JOHN. The Day of the Triffids. 8vo, publisher's blue-grey cloth, spine tips lightly bumped; dust jacket with design by Whitney Bender, spine panel slightly faded with area of soiling into rear panel, corners clipped retaining price, light rubbing to tips and corners, spotting to verso. first american edition./span New York: Doubleday & Company, 1951

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LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. ANGELOU, MAYA. Our Grandmothers.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. ANGELOU, MAYA. Our Grandmothers. 5 lithographs by John Biggers on handmade paper. Large folio, cloth; clamshell box; prospectus laid in. number 43 of 400 copies signed by angelou and biggers./span New York, 1994

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HEGGEN, THOMAS. Mister Roberts.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: HEGGEN, THOMAS. Mister Roberts. 8vo, publisher's pale green cloth; dust jacket, very mild edgewear, light creasing to flap corners; internally pristine. first edition./span Uncommonly nice copy. Basis for the successful stage play (co-written by Heggen) and film (directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy). Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1946

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