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CHAIM GROSS Mother and Child.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: CHAIM GROSS Mother and Child. Painted plaster, 1960. 295 mm; 11 1/2 inches (height, excluding wood base). With the artist's incised signature and dated lower verso.

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CHAIM GROSS Seated Mother and Child.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: CHAIM GROSS Seated Mother and Child. Bronze, 1976. 220 mm; 8 3/4 inches (height, excluding wood base). With the artist's incised signature, numbered 39/47 and dated lower verso. Cast by Josel Meisner & Co, Plainview, New York, with the foundry mark lower verso.

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CHAIM GROSS Mother and Child.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: CHAIM GROSS Mother and Child. Bronze, 1975. 170 mm; 6 3/4 inches (height, excluding wood base). Artist's proof. With the artist's incised signature, inscribed "AP" and dated lower verso. Cast by Josel Meisner & Co, Plainview, New York, with the foundry mark lower verso.

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GOREY, EDWARD. The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $350 - $500

Description: GOREY, EDWARD. The Haunted Tea-Cosy: A Dispirited and Distasteful Diversion for Christmas. Square 8vo, pictorial boards; dust jacket, price-clipped; slipcase. first limited edition. letter k of only 26 lettered copies signed by gorey./span New York: Harcourt Brace, (1997)

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

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

New York, NY, USA

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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LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. GRAHAME, KENNETH. The Wind in the Willows.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. GRAHAME, KENNETH. The Wind in the Willows. Introduction by A. A. Milne. 16 color plates by Arthur Rackham on lettered mounts. 4to, publisher's gilt-lettered cloth-backed marbled boards; top edges trimmed and gilt, unopened; slipcase. number 848 of 2020 copies of rackham's last illustrated book. signed by bruce rogers/span who designed and supervised the printing. New York, 1940

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

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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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OSCAR EDMUND BERNINGHAUS Portrait of a Native American Chief.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: OSCAR EDMUND BERNINGHAUS Portrait of a Native American Chief. Pencil on cream wove paper, circa 1900. 187x150 mm; 7 3/8x5 7/8 inches. Signed in pencil, lower right recto. With a letter confirming the authenticity from Barbara Brenner, Taos Heritage Publishing Company, dated April 21,1999.

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LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. CONRAD, JOSEPH. Heart of Darkness.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. CONRAD, JOSEPH. Heart of Darkness. Etchings by Sean Scully. Small folio, gilt-lettered full black morocco; suede-lined black cloth clamshell box with gilt spine label. number 43 of 300 copies signed by scully./span (New York, 1992)

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LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. HEANEY, SEAMUS. Poems and a Memoir.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. HEANEY, SEAMUS. Poems and a Memoir. Introduction by Thomas Flanagan. Illustrated by Henry Pearson. 4to, decoratively stamped brown morocco with gilt-lettered spine; partially unopened; slipcase; prospectus laid in. number 873 of 2000 copies signed by heaney, pearson, and flanagan./span New York, (1982)

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LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. AKHMATOVA, ANNA. Requiem.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. AKHMATOVA, ANNA. Requiem. Illustrated by with two full-page etchings by Grisha Bruskin. Includes the CD Akhmatova Requiem by composer Sir John Tavener laid into front pocket. Large folio, 1/4 black morocco-backed cloth boards, gilt morocco lettering piece to front cover (in Cyrillic), spine gilt-lettered; housed in matching clamshell case; prospectus laid in. number 43 of 300 copies and signed by taverner and bruskin./span A moving suite of poems written by a legendary figure in modern Russian poetry in an extremely attractive presentation. (New York, 2000)

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(GOLDSMITH, OLIVER.) Prior, James. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: (GOLDSMITH, OLIVER.) Prior, James. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith. 2 volumes extended to 6. Extra-illustrated chiefly with portraits. Also views, title pages, Autograph Letters Signed, folding maps, etc. 8vo, contemporary 1/2 teal calf over marbled boards, spines gilt in compartments with two morocco lettering pieces, top edges gilt, bound by D. Cruse, with their ticket; spines uniformly faded, overall light rubbing; London: John Murray, 1837

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BRECKNESS PRESS. Four Poets for St. Magnus.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: (BRECKNESS PRESS.) Four Poets for St. Magnus. Introduction by George Mackay Brown. Printed in black and rust. One plate with 2 lithographed illustrations by Bryce Wilson of stone sculptures at St Magnus Cathedral, 5 tipped-in facsimile pages of the four poems featured in the book, by Brown, Ted Huges, Seamus Heaney, and Christopher Fry. Folio, publisher's gilt-lettered vellum; green cloth clamshell box with pictorial label. Orkney, 1987

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AUDEN, W.H. Group of 4 Signed copies.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: AUDEN, W.H. Group of 4 Signed copies. 8vo, publisher's cloth; dust jackets, spine panel extremities with a few small chips not affecting lettering; overall condition very good plus or better. New York: Random House, vd

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GRALL, NATHALIE; and PONGE, FRANCIS. Le parti pris de choses.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: GRALL, NATHALIE; and PONGE, FRANCIS. Le parti pris de choses. 13 copper engravings by Nathalie Grall, 297x280 mm; 11 3/4x11 inches, sheets, full margins; separate suite, each numbered 8/15 and signed by Grall in pencil, lower margins. Square folio, contents loose as issued in lettered wrappers; publisher's brown cloth slipcase lettered in orange. Paris: Le Cent une, 2004

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GOREY, EDWARD. The Fantod Pack. Interpreted by Madame Groeda Weyrd.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: GOREY, EDWARD. The Fantod Pack. Interpreted by Madame Groeda Weyrd. 2 sets. Twenty laminated tarot-like cards with reproductions of Gorey's drawings. Loose as issued with stapled booklet of card interpretations (4 3/4x2 1/4 inches) housed together in a box of pictorial paper over boards. first lettered edition. marked h of only 26 lettered sets signed by gorey./span and first numbered edition. 22 of 776 sets signed by gorey./span Toledano A113 a and b. The images first appeared in Esquire, December 1966, under the title The Awful Vista of the Year: The Fantod Pack. Revised here from the magazine version. New York: Gotham Book Mart, (1995)

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GILKERSON, WILLIAM. American Whalers in The Western Arctic.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $400

Description: GILKERSON, WILLIAM. American Whalers in The Western Arctic. Text by John R. Bockstoce. Plates after original watercolors by Gilkerson, the noted maritime historian, writer and artist; separate unbound color plates in original cloth portfolio. Oblong folio, publisher's silver-lettered 1/4 blue morocco gilt over linen. number 28 of only 30 copies numbered in roman, signed by gilkerson, with two original signed pencil drawing and a separate signed and numbered suite /spanof the colored plates. Unbound and laid into separate chemise, spine foxed; lacks slipcase. From a total edition of 400. Fairhaven, Mass; Edward J. Lefkowicz, 1983

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YOKOO, TADANORI. Tadanori Yokoo.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: YOKOO, TADANORI. Tadanori Yokoo. 1 original signed color screenprint ("Interest"), 419x215 mm; 16 1/2x11 3/4 inches, sheet, signed and numbered in pencil by Yokoo, as well as 8 color plates (the last 3 also pencil signed), all with lettered tissue guards in Japanese and English. Essays by Tadanori Tokoo and Yoshiaki Tono, also both in Japanese and English. Folio, contents loose as issued in publisher's red cloth portfolio, with title stamped to front flap; original printed cardboard box with label. first limited edition. number 310 of 500 copies with the screenprint/span Tokyo: Chikuma Shobo, 1971

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

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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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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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) HORN, MADELINE DARROUGH and WOOD, GRANT. Farm on the Hill.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) HORN, MADELINE DARROUGH and WOOD, GRANT. Farm on the Hill. 8 color illustrations by Grant Wood. 8vo, original blue cloth; dust jacket, moderate finger-soiling and tanning, chip to spine panel head with loss of letters, few old cellotape repairs on verso. first edition, signed by horn and wood/span in black ink on the half-title. New York: Scribner's, 1936

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[DANNAY, FREDERIC; and LEE, MANFRED.] Queen, Ellery. The Chinese Orange Mystery.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: [DANNAY, FREDERIC; and LEE, MANFRED.] Queen, Ellery. The Chinese Orange Mystery. 8vo, publisher's red cloth stamped in black; dust jacket, corners clipped retaining price, spine panel faded, small abrasion on front panel, rubbing to spine panel head touching a few letters. first edition. signed "ellery queen" by lee/span on front endpaper. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1934

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GARCIA MARQUEZ, GABRIEL. Love in the Time of Cholera.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: GARCIA MARQUEZ, GABRIEL. Love in the Time of Cholera. Translated by Edith Grossman. Large 8vo, gilt-lettered pink and black cloth, small areas of light discoloration near joints on covers; original lace-patterned acetate dust jacket; publisher's decorated card slipcase, bright and crisp. number 186 of 350 copies of the first limited american edition, signed by garcia marquez./span New York: Knopf, 1988

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LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. SENGHOR, LEOPOLD SEDAR. Poems.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. SENGHOR, LEOPOLD SEDAR. Poems. 6 original silkscreen prints from paintings commissioned by Lois Mailou Jones, printed on textured Arches paper. Elephant folio, royal purple linen over boards with gilt lettering; black cloth folding box with gilt morocco label; prospectus laid in. number 43 of 300 copies signed by senghor and jones./span (New York, 1996)

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KANDINSKY, WASSILY. Rebay, Hilla. Wassily Kandinsky Memorial. Advance Copy with Typed Letter Signed

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: (KANDINSKY, WASSILY.) Rebay, Hilla. Wassily Kandinsky Memorial. Advance Copy with Typed Letter Signed by Solomon Guggenheim Foundation Curator, Hilla Rebay, to Royal Cortissoz. Book is 4to, wrappers with mounted cover illustration, moderately worn, front cover loose, edges reinforced. Typed Letter Signed by Rebay to Cortissoz, single 8vo page, on Guggenheim stationery, 9 March 1945, plus 8 leaves on onionskin, containing 2 articles and a publications list. New York, 1945

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GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM. Klemm, Walther. Sechzehn radierungen zur Erbsünde.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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

Description: GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM. Klemm, Walther. Sechzehn radierungen zur Erbsünde. 16 erotic etched plates featuring bestial scenes, each signed in pencil by klemm/span, lower margin, tipped to passepartouts. Image sizes vary but generally 230x205 mm; 9x8 inches. Plates and preliminaries loose as issued in gilt-lettered vellum portfolio by Otto Dorfner, unevenly darkened; plates clean except for some scattered marginal wrinkling from mounting glue. number 21 of only 60 copies on büttenpapier with all plates signed/span, from a total edition of 360. Weimar: Bruno Wollbrück, (1919)

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MINAUX, ANDRÉ. Cendrars, Blaise. La Grand' Route.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: (MINAUX, ANDRÉ.) Cendrars, Blaise. La Grand' Route. 27 lithographs in text, and an additional hors texte suite on Chine, by Minaux (the first plate numbered 15/15 and signed), 323x254 mm; 12x10 inches, sheets, wide margins, printed by Mourlot. Folio, contents loose as issued in lettered wrappers; board chemise and slipcase. Printed by Fequet et Baudier. roman number 10 of only 10 artist's copies inscribed and signed by minaux for collaborators, and with the special suite of plates./span (Paris): Bibliophiles et Graveurs d'Aujourd'hui, 1952

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PARKER, ROBERT ANDREW. Moore, Marianne. Eight Poems.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (PARKER, ROBERT ANDREW.) Moore, Marianne. Eight Poems. 10 drawings hand-colored by Parker using watercolors. 4to, gilt-lettered cloth-backed boards; slipcase. number 7 of 195 copies signed by moore and parker. this copy accompanied by 7 preliminary sketches for the book/span, each numbered and signed by Parker, and one hand-colored but unsigned drawing of fish. Ex-collection Anatole Pohorilenko, ex-dono Monroe Wheeler, Director of Exhibitions and Publications, The Museum of Modern Art. New York: Museum of Modern Art, (1962)

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CIRCLE PRESS. Coffey, Brian. Death of Hektor.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: (CIRCLE PRESS.) Coffey, Brian. Death of Hektor. Poem by Coffey and 9 etchings by Stanley William Hayter, 394x186 mm; 15 1/2x11 1/4 inches, sheets, numbered, signed, and dated by Hayter in pencil, lower margins, including 3 printed in colors. Folio, contents loose as issued in folding black cloth chemise; cream linen slipcase lettered in black. number 146 of 300 copies signed by coffey and hayter./span Guildford, Surrey, 1979

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PENNYROYAL PRESS / BARRY MOSER. Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: (PENNYROYAL PRESS / BARRY MOSER.) Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. Wood engraved illustrations by Barry Moser; additional suite of signed plates. Essays by Ruth Mortimer, Emily Sunstein, Joyce Carol Oates, and William St. Clair. Folio, 1/4 brown morocco and crimson cloth; gilt-lettered red leather spine label; top edges gilt; plates laid into cloth chemise; both volumes laid into publisher's cloth box. number 59 of 350 copies signed by moser and the printer,/span Harold McGrath, and with the extra suite of the wood engravings. West Hatfield, 1983

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PAUL CADMUS Apple Trees.

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June 4, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $8,000 - $12,000

Description: PAUL CADMUS Apple Trees. Oil on canvas, circa 1923-25. 615x426 mm; 24 1/4x19 3/4 inches. Signed in oil, lower right recto. With a copy of a letter from Cadmus regarding the painting, which he made during an early fellowship at the Louis Comfort Tiffany estate in Laurelton, New York (near Oyster Bay), on Long Island. Exhibited "Paul Cadmus, Yesterday & Today," Miami Art Museum, Oxford, Ohio, September 12-October 25, 1981; and with a photocopy loan request letter from Midtown Galleries, New York. Camdus left public school in New York as a teen to attend the National Academy of Design for six years. During the 1920s, he worked as a commercial illustrator in New York and continued his studies at the Art Students League.

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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

New York, NY, USA

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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GRAU-SALA. Léautaud, Paul. Le Petit Ami.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: (GRAU-SALA.) Léautaud, Paul. Le Petit Ami. 29 color lithographs by Grau Sala, many double-page, 7 are signed by the artist. Folio, publisher's lithographed pictorial wrappers; original plastic box lettered along spine. Paris: Pierre de Tartas, Bièvres, 1974

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SCULPTURE. Armitage, Merle. Sculpture of Boris Lovet-Lorski.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: (SCULPTURE.) Armitage, Merle. Sculpture of Boris Lovet-Lorski. 67 reproductions of Lovet-Lorski's sculpture. 4to, publisher's black and grey cloth stamped in red; bookplate of Sallie and Bill Lippincott. first limited edition. number 475 of 500 copies. with additional extraneous signed material laid in./span New York: E. Weyhe, 1937

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TISSOT, JAMES. Publisher's layout of the Old Testament portion of

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: (TISSOT, JAMES.) Publisher's layout of the Old Testament portion of "The Life of Our Lord, Jesus Christ," with an Autograph Letter Signed by Tissot. Publisher's production mock-up with 182 pages of text and illustration layout for the English edition of the massive 2-volume Bible, published as "The Life of Our Lord, Jesus Christ" by Sampson, Low, London 1897, then by McClure-Tissot in New York, 1899 and finally, in an elaborate limited edition as "La Sainte Bible, Ancien Testament," published by M. De Brunoff, Paris, 1904. Thick 4to, loose folio sheets, with manuscript corrections, underlining, text replacement, and with photographic reproductions of Tissot's illustrations and decorative initials throughout, pages buckled and a bit toned. Np, circa 1897

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FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT. The Great Gatsby.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,500

Description: FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT. The Great Gatsby. 8vo, publisher's dark green cloth, front cover blind-stamped, spine gilt-lettered, very slight lean, tap to upper edge of rear cover; internally clean, Vincent Starrett bookplate and signature. A bright, clean copy. New York: Scribner's, 1925

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PERFORMING ARTS. (MUSIC. THE BEATLES.) Taylor, Derek. Fifty Years Adrift.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: PERFORMING ARTS. (MUSIC. THE BEATLES.) Taylor, Derek. Fifty Years Adrift. Edited and annotated by George Harrison. Hundreds of photographic plates, facsimiles of concert posters, tickets, contracts, letters and more. Thick 8vo, gilt-stamped 1/2 brown calf in the style of a 19th century exploration book; all edges trimmed and gilt; slipcase. number 1918 of 2000 copies signed by taylor and harrison./span The critically acclaimed and now rare work by Taylor, the journalist and long-time press agent and confidante of the Beatles. Guildford: Genesis Editions, 1984

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PICASSO, PABLO; and TZARA, TRISTAN. De Mémoire d'Homme.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $5,000 - $7,500

Description: PICASSO, PABLO; and TZARA, TRISTAN. De Mémoire d'Homme. 9 lithographs by Picasso, and an extra suite on Japan paper, laid in. Small folio, publisher's printed wrappers and vellum printed dust jacket; cream cloth-backed clamshell case, gilt-lettered spine. Paris: Bordas, (1950)

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SURREALISM. ERNST, MAX; and CHAR, RENÉ. Dent Prompte.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: (SURREALISM.) ERNST, MAX; and CHAR, RENÉ. Dent Prompte. 10 full-page original color lithographs after collages by Max Ernst, printed by Mourlot. 470x390 mm; 18 1/2x15 3/8 inches (sheets), full margins. Folio, contents loose as issued in publisher's color lithographed wrappers and gilt-lettered cloth clamshell box, worn. number 85 of 290 copies signed by ernst and char./span Spies/Leppien A19; Quinn 434; Lilly 60. Paris: Galerie Lucien Weill / Au Pont des Arts; New York: Leon Amiel, 1969

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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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LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. MOZART, WOLFGANG AMADEUS. Cosi Fan Tutte.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. MOZART, WOLFGANG AMADEUS. Cosi Fan Tutte. Italian text. 6 multi-color woodcuts by Balthus cut and editioned by Keiji Shinohara; the opera, conducted by Hans Rosbaud, is included on three CDs inserted into the box. Large folio, deep peacock green silk with gilt-lettered cover label; suede-lined clamshell box with spine label; prospectus laid in. number 43 of 300 copies signed by balthus./span New York, 2001

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JOYCE, JAMES. Ulysses.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: JOYCE, JAMES. Ulysses. Thick 4to, later full navy pebble-grain morocco, spine gilt lettered, sprinkled top edges, others untrimmed; lacking errata slip; slipcase (worn). Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922

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GOREY, EDWARD.Group of over 15 pieces of ephemera, many signed.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: GOREY, EDWARD. Group of over 15 pieces of ephemera, many signed. Includes postcards, books, paper ephemera, catalogues, storybooks, etc. By or illustrated by Gorey. Should be seen. Vp, vd

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NIELSEN, KAY. Quiller-Couch, Arthur. In Powder and Crinoline.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: (NIELSEN, KAY.) Quiller-Couch, Arthur. In Powder and Crinoline. 26 color plates by Nielsen, tipped to illustrated mounts, with lettered tissue guards. 4to, linen-backed blue boards with printed title label, scattered soiling; preliminaries and endleaves browned and foxed; scattered light foxing throughout but plates bright and clean; contemporary owner's ink inscription on front endpaper and bookplate mounted to verso. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1913]

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PEREIRA, IRENE RICE. The Transcendental Formal Logic of the Infinite: the Evolution of Cultural Forms.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: PEREIRA, IRENE RICE. The Transcendental Formal Logic of the Infinite: the Evolution of Cultural Forms. One original watercolor by Pereira, 216x130 mm; 8 1/2x5 1/8 inches, Signed lower right, laid in. 8vo, original mottled silver paper-covered boards over silver-lettered black cloth spine, covers scuffed as usual, spine evenly faded; painting has remnants of mounting adhesive in corners of verso, not affecting recto. first limited edition. number 55 of only 65 copies signed by pereira and containing an original watercolor./span New York: Published by the author, (1966)

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VAN KRIMPEN, JAN. Six Hymns of Homer.

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June 10, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: VAN KRIMPEN, JAN. Six Hymns of Homer. The English Translation by Percy Bysshe Shelley Facing the Original Greek.) Printed in red and black. 8vo, gilt-lettered red buckram. Antigone Greek and Lutetia Roman type designed by van Krimpen. Printed for The Halcyon Press at Johan Enschedé, Holland. number 341 of 450 copies/span on Pannekoek Dutch mould-made paper. Ex-collection Anatole Pohorilenko, ex-dono Monroe Wheeler, Director of Exhibitions and Publications, The Museum of Modern Art, with his bookplate. Maastricht: The Halcyon Press, 1936

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BEWICK, THOMAS, illustrator. The Fables of Aesop and Others.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: BEWICK, THOMAS, illustrator. The Fables of Aesop and Others. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings by Bewick. Inserted "receipt" with facsimile thumbprint and signature bound before title-page. Large 8vo, 19th-century 1/2 tan calf over marbled boards, morocco lettering piece to spine, boards abraded somewhat with scattered soiling, spotting to endleaves. Newcastle: E. Walker for T. Bewick and Son, 1818

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. Winnie-the-Pooh.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. Winnie-the-Pooh. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard. Fold-out map in back. 4to, blue cloth spine over blue boards with lettered cover label, light mottling to front cover; original dust jacket, with the usual browning to the spine panel and folds extending into front and back panels somewhat, few short tears, spine panel extremities chipped with most of first word in title and portion of publisher imprint lost; endpapers age-toned, partly unopened. London: Methuen & Co., (1926)

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ELIOT, T.S. Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats * Four Quartets.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: ELIOT, T.S. Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats * Four Quartets. 8vo, publisher's cloth, small gouge on front cover edge of Cats, four leaves with closed tears and creases; Quartets with spine gilt rubbed off and one signature split; Cats in dust jacket, corners clipped, v-shaped tear to bottom of front cover panel with loss of a few letters. New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1939); (1943)

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FAULKNER, WILLIAM. These Thirteen.

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June 17, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

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

Description: FAULKNER, WILLIAM. These Thirteen. 8vo, original reddish-brown and silver-beige cloth, spine lettered in silver, top edges stained silver, moderate finger-soiling, scattered mottling; contents clean, lacking plain wrapper. first limited edition, signed by faulkner./span This copy out-of-series overrun (number 301) from an edition of 299 copies. Petersen A9.1. New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, (1931)

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