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COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE. The Writings.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: BOUND WITH A MANUSCRIPT LEAF COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE. The Writings. 33 volumes. Illustrated throughout including hand-colored frontispiece on Japan vellum and photogravure title-page vignette to each volume; all with lettered tissue-guards. 8vo, contemporary full tan polished morocco, leaf-and-vine scrollwork within gilt panels, red morocco flower onlays, spines similarly gilt in compartments, top edges gilt, occasional rubbing to board and spine extremities, few insignificant scrapes, few corners bumped, wide turn-ins, full morocco gilt doublures with white and green floral onlays, silk moiré endpapers. New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, [1906]

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LEAF BOOKS. An Original Leaf from the Polychronicon printed by William Caxton at Westminster in the Year 1482.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: (LEAF BOOKS.) An Original Leaf from the Polychronicon printed by William Caxton at Westminster in the Year 1482. The Life and Works of William Caxton, with an Historical Reminder of Fifteenth Century English by Benjamin P. Kurtz, together with a Note on the Polycronicon by Oscar Lewis & an Appreciation of William Caxton by Edwin Grabhorn. Printed in red and black Franciscan type. Contains leaf Liber Sextus CCCxii, with one word of marginalia and two small manuscript chapter initials, with some usual browning and dampstaining. 4to, publisher's linen-backed printed boards and spine label. one of 297 unnumbered copies. this, the estelle doheny copy./span San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1938

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GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM. Goldschmitt, Bruno. Die Bibel.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM. Goldschmitt, Bruno. Die Bibel. 21 wood engravings depicting scenes from the Bible. Engravings measure 503x564 mm; 19 3/4x18 1/4 inches, each numbered III/21, tipped to mounts in passpartouts. Folio, plates and title/colophon leaf loose as issued in 1/4 vellum and gilt-lettered board portfolio. Ausgabe III on Büttenpapier (though colophon misnumbered Ausgabe II), number 37. The total edition was 350. Munich: Bruckmann, 1920

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LAMB, CHARLES. The Life and Works of...

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: LAMB, CHARLES. The Life and Works of... 12 volumes. Titles in red and black. Extra-illustrated with numerous portraits and views. Additional watercolor title-vignettes signed by "PAL" [Jean de Paleogue] to each. Tall 8vo, contemporary full crimson morocco, leaf-and-vine gilt scrollwork with green inlays within multiple gilt borders, spines similarly gilt in compartments, occasional light rubbing to extremities, few small nicks, top edges gilt, others uncut; inner dentelles, full green morocco doublures, silk moiré endpapers, by Adams; Margie and Peter Grace bookplates. Boston: R.H. Hinckley, [c. 1900]

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LEAF BOOKS. Group of 4 leaf books.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: (LEAF BOOKS.) Group of 4 leaf books. Each containing an original early printed leaf and llustrations. Folio, original bindings. Condition very good. Each a limited edition as noted. Vp, vd

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GOUDY, FREDERIC. Extracts from Night Thoughts [by] Edward Young. Illuminated Manuscript.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: GOUDY, FREDERIC. Extracts from Night Thoughts [by] Edward Young. Illuminated Manuscript. 10 pages of hand-calligraphed text with illustrated borders and initial letters on vellum, in watercolor, gouache, and ink, heightened throughout in gold. [2], [10] pages. 4to, Gothic style binding of boards painted in colors and burnished gold with leather spine, scuffed and separated, needs rebinding; watered silk floral endpapers, scattered wrinkling and some natural discoloration to vellum margins. initialed by goudy on title-page./span Np, circa 1890

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ARCHITECTURE.  MAUCLERC, JULIEN. Traitté de l'Architecture suivant Vitruve, ou il traitte des cinq ordres d colomnes.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: MAUCLERC, JULIEN. Traitté de l'Architecture suivant Vitruve, ou il traitte des cinq ordres d colomnes. Engraved portrait of Mauclerc, title vignette, frontispiece, and 41 plates engraved by René Boyvin. Folio, 18th century Italian vellum; edges trimmed and stained red; dampstaining to upper margin affecting top of plates and text; does not contain the five additional plates and 2 supplement plates by Daret sometimes found; ex-collection Convent of the Barefoot Carmelites, Montpellier, France, with their manuscript ex-libris on title. Second Edition, but the first to appear under this title (the first published 1600 being exceedingly scarce) and the only book by mauclerc, describing and illustrating the orders./span Cicognara 563; Berlin 2361; Fowler 194; LeBlanc I, nos 69-111; Destailleur 213-14. Paris: Pierre Daret, 1648

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GOUDY, FREDERIC. Ecclesiastes or the Preacher. Illuminated manuscript.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Description: GOUDY, FREDERIC. Ecclesiastes or the Preacher. Illuminated manuscript. 50 pages of hand-calligraphed text with illustrated borders and initial letters on vellum, in watercolor, gouache, and ink, heightened throughout in gold. [4], [50], [2] pages. 8vo, Islamic binding in brown calf and gold paint, with gilt-detailed colored calf doublures featuring central medallions, worn and rubbed; contents a bit shaken with preliminaries becoming loose, showing separation along title-page gutter. initialed by goudy on the title-page./span Np, circa 1890

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DICKENS, CHARLES. Extra Christmas Numbers.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: DICKENS, CHARLES. Extra Christmas Numbers. Together, 18 consecutive issues as they appeared in Household Words and All the Day Long. 8vo, original printed wrappers, all Household Words issues lacking original covers, some light foxing, edges brittle, light to moderate wear with occasional separation; 1859-1862 issues of All the Year Round lacking original covers (1859 issue lacking final leaf with first leaf detached), 1863-1867 issues in original blue print paper wrappers; housed in separate (defective) 1/2 morocco pull-off cases. first editions of the original christmas numbers./span London: Bradbury & Evans, 1850-58; Chapman and Hall, 1859-1867

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ARCHITECTURE.  TAUT, BRUNO. Fundamentals of Japanese Architecture.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: TAUT, BRUNO. Fundamentals of Japanese Architecture. 25 photographic plates. 8vo, original textured paper boards with gilt-lettered cover label, tips very lightly rubbed, else fine; one leaf gently foxed. Tokyo: Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai, (1936)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) LEAF, MUNRO and LAWSON, ROBERT. The Story of Ferdinand.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) LEAF, MUNRO and LAWSON, ROBERT. The Story of Ferdinand. Illustrated by Lawson. Small 4to, original linen-backed pictorial boards, fine; dust jacket, spine panel faded, very light edgewear, corners narrowly clipped retaining price on front and rear flaps, internally pristine. New York: Viking, 1936

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) LEAF, MUNRO and LAWSON, ROBERT. Wee Gillis.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) LEAF, MUNRO and LAWSON, ROBERT. Wee Gillis. Illustrated by Lawson. 4to, publisher's burlap covered boards, paper cover and spine labels; original printed card slipcase (slightly tanned along margins, corner splits with mends). signed limited edition, one of 525 copies./span The Thistle Edition, signed by the author and illustrator. New York: Viking, 1938

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[BIERCE, AMBROSE.] The Fiend's Delight. By Dod Grile [pseud.].

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: [BIERCE, AMBROSE.] The Fiend's Delight. By Dod Grile [pseud.]. 12mo, original brown cloth decoratively stamped in blind and gold, with gilt lettering and satyr figure on front cover and spine, spine sunned, light rubbing to spine tips; contents clean. first edition of bierce's first book./span With 32 pages of advertisements at end (last leaf torn). London: John Camden Hotten, [1873]

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. Now We Are Six.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. Now We Are Six. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard. 8vo, publisher's gilt-decorated cloth, spine tips bumped slightly; dust jacket, spine panel tanned, finger-soiling, few small areas of paper restoration to verso, unclipped; age-toning to portion of half-title and terminal leaf as often seen, else clean internally. first trade edition./span London: Methuen & Co., (1927)

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DELAUNAY, SONIA. Compositions, Couleurs, Idées.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $6,000 - $9,000

Description: DELAUNAY, SONIA. Compositions, Couleurs, Idées. 40 pochoir plates featuring designs for textiles, wallpapers, and other decorative applications. 4to, title leaf and plates loose as issued in publisher's cloth-backed board portfolio, worn; usual scattered light, mostly marginal toning. Paris: Éditions d'Art: Charles Moreau, [1930]

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DUBUFFET, JEAN. LeR DLa CaNpaNe par DUBUFe J.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: DUBUFFET, JEAN. LeR DLa CaNpaNe par DUBUFe J. [9] leaves. Front cover with printed title, frontispiece/dedication (a JaNLaNSeLM), 8 leaves with stenciled text and 6 linoleum and woodcuts printed using Camembert cheese boxes and packing cases, final leaf with "achevé d'imprime" illustration on verso. 189x137 mm; 7 3/8x5 3/8 inches. 8vo, original stapled printed yellow wrappers (with "France" stamped on front cover as often encountered). unnumbered copy on papier journal from an edition of 165./span Considered Dubuffet's true first book. Webel 105-123; Castleman page 46. Paris: L'art brut, 1948

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ARCHITECTURE.  NEUFFORGE, JEAN-FRANÇOIS DE. Recueil Elémentaire d'Architecture.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: NEUFFORGE, JEAN-FRANÇOIS DE. Recueil Elémentaire d'Architecture. 8 vols in 4. Lithographic facsimile reprint of 8 etched titles, index leaf to Volume 1, and 600. Large folio, contemporary 1/2 tree calf gilt, calf gilt spine labels; scattered usual browning. Paris: Armand Guérinet [1757-68 i.e. 1905]

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) The New England Primer, Improved; For the More Easy Attaining the True Reading of English.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $350 - $500

Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) The New England Primer, Improved; For the More Easy Attaining the True Reading of English. 32mo, original 1/4 leather over paper-covered wooden boards, front cover stained, spine foot with small chip; few signatures loose, one leaf torn, fore-edges trimmed close; in custom chemise and slipcase. first edition./span ABPC records no copies sold in over 30 years, the last in these rooms (Swann, Feb. 17, 1977). Heartman 209. Northampton: William Butler, 1814

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(ECONOMICS.) Clews, Henry. Fifty Years in Wall Street. Revised and Enlarged.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: (ECONOMICS.) Clews, Henry. Fifty Years in Wall Street. Revised and Enlarged. Illustrated throughout; author portrait frontispiece. Thick 8vo, publisher's green cloth gilt, spine tips and corners rubbed with minor exposure; shaken, text-block broken with one leaf (chipped with tears) loose. Revised and enlarged edition of Clews' famous account of Wall Street, covering 22 years susequent to his earlier work Twenty-Eight Years in Wall Street. New York: Irving Publishing Company, 1908

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CUMMINGTON PRESS. Genesis: Verses from a Manuscript of William Blake.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: (CUMMINGTON PRESS.) Genesis: Verses from a Manuscript of William Blake. Printed in black, red, and blue type set by Harry Duncan. 3 woodcut plates by Wightman Williams. Thin 4to, gilt-lettered, russet calf-backed boards, scuffed. number 46 of 170 copies./span Cummington, Mass,. 1952

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CHIPPENDALE, THOMAS. The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director:

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: CHIPPENDALE, THOMAS. The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director: Being a Large Collection of the Most Elegant and Useful Designs of Household Furniture in the Most Fashionable Taste. 201 engraved plates after the author. Folio, contemporary calf rebacked and restored in 1957; numerous pages with marginal repairs including last 11 plates, scattered browning and dampstaining, heaviest to preliminaries and dedication leaf, small 1-inch stain at lower margin throughout contents. Provenance: Thomas Knighton, grand-nephew of Sir Isaac Newton, with his cut and mounted signature on pastedown. Third and best edition of the most influential furniture design guide of the eighteenth century. sold as is./span London: for the author, 1762

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GILL, ERIC. Emblems Engraved on Wood.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: GILL, ERIC. Emblems Engraved on Wood. Wood engraved title device and 6 illustrations by Gill. 8 leaves of Japanese tissue (including final blank leaf); some faint patterned discoloration emanating from spine, affects covers and contents, a few gentle creases to lower outer corners. Second Edition. [Ditchling: printed by Douglas Pepler and Gill, 1916]

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[ABBOTT, EDWIN A.]. Flatland, A Romance of Many Dimensions. By A Square.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: [ABBOTT, EDWIN A.]. Flatland, A Romance of Many Dimensions. By A Square. Illustrations by the author. 12mo, original flexible pictorial yellow cloth, spine gilt-lettered, all edges stained red, light overall soiling, mild rubbing to spine tips; discreet ownership label tipped to front pastedown corner, fore-edge chip on penultimate leaf, housed in 1/2 cloth folding case. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1885

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) ARDIZZONE, EDWARD. Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) ARDIZZONE, EDWARD. Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain. Color illustrations by Ardizzone, printed on one side of each leaf only as issued. Folio, original pictorial boards, minor rubbing to extremities; dust jacket, tape repairs to verso, mostly to spine panel and top edges, scattered light soiling and tanning, spine panel tips with short chips; few insignificant smudges internally, otherwise clean. London, etc.: Oxford University Press, 1936

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DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes * The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes * The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Together, 2 volumes. Half-titles; numerous illustrations by Sidney Paget. Final blank leaf in the first title, frontispiece in second. Large 8vo, contemporary 1/2 blue morocco, spine gilt, moderate rubbing to spine tips and raised bands, corners exposed slightly; scattered foxing chiefly marginal, heaviest to prelims of second volume. London: George Newnes, 1892; 1894

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FROST, ROBERT. A Boy's Will.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: FROST, ROBERT. A Boy's Will. 8vo, publisher's blue linen cloth, front cover and spine gilt-stamped, spine darkened, board edges partly age-toned, scattered small stains, ownership signature on front free endpaper. New York: Henry Holt, 1915

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JOYCE, JAMES. Anna Livia Plurabelle.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,000

Description: JOYCE, JAMES. Anna Livia Plurabelle. 8vo, publisher's gilt-stamped brown cloth, top edges gilt, others uncut; minimal rubbing to head and foot of spine; short split to title/limitation leaf near gutter where affixed to following page, contents clean. New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928

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TWAIN. MARK. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: TWAIN. MARK. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Frontispiece and text illustrations by E.W. Kemble, photogravure plate of a portrait bust by Karl Gerhardt (BAL state 1). 8vo, publisher's green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt and black, few stray marks to covers, spine tips and corners rubbed with slight exposure; slightly shaken with hinge starting, minimal foxing internally. New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885

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PARKER, ROBERT B. The Godwulf Manuscript * God Save the Child.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: FIRST TWO SPENCER NOVELS SIGNED PARKER, ROBERT B. The Godwulf Manuscript * God Save the Child. Together, 2 volumes. 8vo, publisher's cloth; dust jackets, unclipped, second title lightly toned with V chip to top of front panel, ownership signature on front flyleaf. first editions, signed copies,/span of the first two Spencer mysteries. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1974; 1974

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ROBINSON, CHARLES. Shelley, Percy Bysshe. The Sensitive Plant.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: (ROBINSON, CHARLES.) Shelley, Percy Bysshe. The Sensitive Plant. 18 tipped-in plates, mostly all in color, by Robinson, on decorative mounts. 4to, publisher's gilt-pictorial vellum, slightly bowed. first deluxe trade edition, in vellum./span London: Heinemann, (1911)

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[SCIENCE-FICTION.] [DeMILLE, JAMES.] A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: [SCIENCE-FICTION.] [DeMILLE, JAMES.] A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder. Illustrated by Gilbert Paul. 8vo, original blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and silver, few small light stains; ownership signature on front pastedown, light occasional foxing to front and end blanks. first edition./span "One of the better early lost-race stories, written with some thought and care." Bleiler; Science Fiction, The Early Years, #562. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1888

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PATRI, GIACOMO. White Collar: A Home Made Book.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: PATRI, GIACOMO. White Collar: A Home Made Book. Printed in slate blue and black. 126 single-page linocut illustrations. [4], [8], [126], [4]. 8vo, spiral-bound illustrated black wrappers. [San Francisco, circa 1940]

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WEST, BENJAMIN. Galt, John. The Life and Studies of Benjamin West, Esq. . . . Second Edition.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (WEST, BENJAMIN.) Galt, John. The Life and Studies of Benjamin West, Esq. . . . Second Edition. Two portraits and one plate. 8vo, recent 3/4 red morocco gilt. contains an autograph letter signed by galt to west, with an original ink sketch by west/span (measuring 110x80 mm) on the verso of the address leaf, 1 folded folio page, dated 28 January 1813, mounted to a bound-in paper strip along verso of first page along horizontal fold. London: T. Cadell & W. Davies, 1817

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ARCHITECTURE.  FRÉART, ROLAND, SIEUR DE CHAMBRAY. Parallele de l'Architecture Antique et de la Moderne.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: FRÉART, ROLAND, SIEUR DE CHAMBRAY. Parallele de l'Architecture Antique et de la Moderne. Engraved title with portrait of Sublet des Noyers and 40 copperplate engravings by Charles Errard, depicting columns and lintels, facades, and decorative details. Folio, contemporary calf gilt, general wear; plates with strong impressions, repaired clean tears to margins of B[i] and final leaf, scattered light marginal foxing. Paris: Edmé Martin, 1650

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ARCHITECTURE.  POZZO, ANDREA. Rules and Examples of Perspective Proper for Painters and Architects.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: POZZO, ANDREA. Rules and Examples of Perspective Proper for Painters and Architects. Engraved frontispiece, vignette titles in English and Latin, dedication leaf, plate of drawing instruments, plate of the five orders, and 101 full-page explanatory plates with historiated initials. Folio, contemporary calf with early rebacking; small repaired clean tear to margin of English title, contemporary owner's signature (Fran. Haslewood 1770). London: for J. Senex and R. Gosling, circa 1725

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BARTH, JOHANN AUGUST. Pacis annis MDCCCXV foederatis armis restituta monumentum orbis terrarum

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: BARTH, JOHANN AUGUST. Pacis annis MDCCCXV foederatis armis restituta monumentum orbis terrarum de fortuna reduce guadia gentium linguis interpretans principibus piis felicibus augustis populisque victoribus liberatoribus liberatis dicatum. Title-page with lithographed vignette in gold and colors, letterpress preface, 75 leaves of letterpress printing in various languages, mostly with decorative lithographed borders printed in as many as six colors ("Moeso-Gothice" printed in metallic type on red glazed paper), one lithographed colophon leaf picturing a printing press and 5 leaves letterpress translation. Folio, original boards with printed color cover inlays, early rebacking, boards scuffed and worn; scattered foxing throughout, heaviest on endleaves, some offsetting. Breslau: J. Barth, (1818)

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DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN. The Complete Sherlock Holmes.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN. The Complete Sherlock Holmes. 2 volumes. 8vo, original 1/4 blue crushed morocco, spines gilt in compartments, top edges blue; original card slipcase with printed label, worn. New York: Doubleday, 1953

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VERLAINE, PAUL. Chansons pour elle.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: WITH HOLOGRAPH POEM VERLAINE, PAUL. Chansons pour elle. Half-title. Frontispiece portrait and title vignette. Thin 8vo, contemporary full plum morocco, spine title in gilt in compartments, inner dentelles, by Stikeman; bookplates on front pastedown and endpaper. Paris: Léon Vanier, 1891

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GARNER, ELVIRA C. Ezekiel. Original manuscript.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Description: GARNER, ELVIRA C. Ezekiel. Original manuscript. Pen, ink and watercolor. Six folio sheets, folded, to create self-wrappers with illustrated cover, frontispiece, and 14 pages of manuscript text with watercolor illustrations throughout, followed by two rear blanks. Accompanying the manuscript are 6 small paper, cloth and wire figures of the characters from the book, and a folded mimeographed folio sheet of the "Seminole News Letter, Volume 1, number 2" containing an Ezekial cartoon. [Florida,] circa 1935

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KELMSCOTT PRESS. Morris, William. The Defence of Guenevere.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: (KELMSCOTT PRESS.) Morris, William. The Defence of Guenevere. Printed in red and black in Golden type. Wood-engraved border and initials designed by Morris, engraved printer's device. Small 4to, original limp vellum with silk ties (one broken), calligraphic title lettered in black ink on spine, light soiling, minor creasing. one of 300 copies/span from a total edition of 310, the first to be bound in limp vellum, and the only Kelmscott Press edition with a hand-lettered spine title. Peterson A5. (Hammersmith, 1892)

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(NERVET, ATELIER.) Baudelaire, Charles. Les Paradis Artificiels.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: (NERVET, ATELIER.) Baudelaire, Charles. Les Paradis Artificiels. Half-titles, title vignettes, sub-titles, headpieces and initials copied from oriental manuscript miniatures relating to opium and hashish, colored in pochoir by Ateliers d'Art Nervet. 4to, blue calf gilt, unevenly faded. one of 90 unnumbered copies/span on Holland from a total edition of 100. (Paris): Éditions d'Art aux Aldes, (1928)

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ARCHITECTURE.  PUGIN, AUGUSTUS. Types d'Architecture Gothique empruntes aux Édifices les plus remarquables construits en Angleterre pe

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: PUGIN, AUGUSTUS. Types d'Architecture Gothique empruntes aux Édifices les plus remarquables construits en Angleterre pendant les XII a XVI siècles. 3 volumes. 225 plates. [2] + iv + 76, 96, 74 pages. Folio, contents loose as issued in early 20th century buckram-backed marbled boards with cloth ties, manuscript labels to spines. Liege, 1851-53

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RACKHAM, ARTHUR. Goldsmith, Oliver. The Vicar of Wakefield.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (RACKHAM, ARTHUR.) Goldsmith, Oliver. The Vicar of Wakefield. 12 color plates with lettered mounts and numerous illustrations by Rackham. 4to, gilt-lettered vellum; top edges trimmed and gilt. first english limited edition. number 324 of 575 copies signed by rackham./span Lattimore & Haskell 65. London: Harrap, (1929)

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RACKHAM, ARTHUR. Walton, Izaak. The Compleat Angler.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (RACKHAM, ARTHUR.) Walton, Izaak. The Compleat Angler. 12 color plates by Rackham with lettered tissue guards, black-and-white illustrations in text. 4to, gilt-lettered vellum; top edges trimmed and gilt. first english limited edition. number 313 of 775 copies signed by rackham./span London, (1931)

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OFFICINA SERPENTIS. Musil, Robert. Die Portugiesin.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: (OFFICINA SERPENTIS.) Musil, Robert. Die Portugiesin. 8vo, publisher's gilt-stamped vellum-backed brown boards, some uneven fading. one of only 25 copies printed on handmade paper/span from a total edition of 175. Berlin: Ernst Rowohlt, 1923

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ARCHITECTURE.  ALBERTI, LEON BATISTA. The Architecture . . . in Ten books. Of Painting in Three Books and of Statuary in One Book . . .

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $6,000 - $9,000

Description: ALBERTI, LEON BATISTA. The Architecture . . . in Ten books. Of Painting in Three Books and of Statuary in One Book . . . And now First into English and Divided into Three Volumes by James Leoni. Engraved frontispiece and privilege leaf in Volume 1, all titles in Italian and English, text in Italian and English printed in double-column, 102 engraved plates, including 24 double-page or folding, engraved by Leoni, Barnard Picart, John Harris, and J. Cole; woodcut vignettes on title-pages, initials, head- and tail-pieces. Folio, contemporary calf, worn, late 19th-early 20th century period-style rebacking with red calf gilt spine label, raised bands and decorations; Part I lacks subscriber's list. London: Thomas Edlin 1726 [i.e. 1726-30]

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GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM. Bethge, Hans. Das Buch der Nächte.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: (GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM.) Bethge, Hans. Das Buch der Nächte. Printed in black and blue. 12 lithographs signed by F. Ahlers-Hestermann. Folio, publisher's gilt-lettered speckled boards with vellum strap-tied spine. number 23 of only 100 copies signed by bethge and ahlers-hestermann with signed plates./span Leipzig: von Meissner & Buch, (1918)

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RACKHAM, ARTHUR. L'Oeuvre de Arthur Rackham.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: RACKHAM, ARTHUR. L'Oeuvre de Arthur Rackham. 44 tipped-in color plates by Rackham with tissue guards. 4to, publisher's gilt-pictorial vellum, silk ties lacking but one laid inside; top edges trimmed and gilt. deluxe french edition. number 53 of only 60 copies signed by rackham on japon impérial/span from a total edition of 460. Paris: Hachette et Cie., (1913)

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OFFICINA BODONI. Boccaccio, Giovanni. The Nymphs of Fiesole.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: (OFFICINA BODONI.) Boccaccio, Giovanni. The Nymphs of Fiesole. 23 woodcut illustrations by Bartolommeo di Giovanni reassembled and recut for this edition by Fritz Kredel. 4to, 1/4 gilt-lettered vellum over patterned paper, spine slightly faded; top edges trimmed and gilt; slipcase, bottom panel separating. number 28 of 225 copies./span Verona, 1952

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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE.  THOUIN, GABRIEL. Plans Raisonnés de Toutes les Espèces de Jardins.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: THOUIN, GABRIEL. Plans Raisonnés de Toutes les Espèces de Jardins. 57 lithographed plates numbered in manuscript in the margin, including Chinese, palace, fruit, and physic gardens, an English folly, and a vegetable garden, by Motte and Bernard after Thouin. Folio, contemporary boards, spine missing; half-title creased, contents bright. second edition./span Berlin 3483. Ex-collection Smiley Brothers, Inc., dba Mohonk Mountain House. Paris: for the author by Lebegue, 1819

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