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London: Spring Books, 1950. Translated by Hedda Vesela Stranksa. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white images. 58 pages of text, small 4to, pictorial wrappers sewn with white silk cord in the Asian style; housed in a lightly faded wrap around green folding cloth slipcase, fastened with a bamboo dowel. London; Spring Books, (no date, circa 1950). A near fine book in a very good(+) case.
Paris: Chez Merlin, 1767. Frontispiece and 3 plates after designs by Gravelot by Massard, Le Veau, Levasseur et Masquelier. Slim small 8vo, contemporary polished tan calf, back gilt, ornately gilt spine. Paris: Chez Merlin, 1767. First Edition. Very good (+). A historical romance based on the Byzantine general Belisarius aroused much controversy in the reign of Louis XV, due to Marmontel's advocacy of freedom of opinion and religious tolerance (it was condemned by the Sorbonne). Cohen-de Ricci. Contemporary armorial bookplate.....
New York: Knopf, 1940. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel with 7 full-page b/w plates and several drawings in the text; decorative endpapers. 42pp. Thin square 16mo, wrap-around color pictorial boards. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1940. First edition. A very good(+) copy. A charming and surprisingly uncommon book.
Norwalk: Easton, 2013. Illustrated by E.B. Lewis. Large 8vo, full red leather decoratively stamped in black & gilt. all edges gilt. Norwalk: Easton Press, (2013). Limited Edition. One of 800 copies of this illustrated edition of her first book, signed by Angelou. Fine, in matching cloth slipcase, with certificate of authenticity.
Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1789. 348 pages. 12mo, recased with cloth-backed marbled boards; covers and corners lightly worn at edges, pages toned and foxed, with contemporary marks in ink on title page, as well as "Demilt Request 1845" rubber stamp on title, last, and a few other pages throughout. Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1789. A very good(-) copy. Early American imprint.
Boston: Caleb Bingham, 1817. 300 pages. 12mo, uniquely bound in leather: original full leather calf boards are covered in leather sewn in a rudimentary fashion; leather wrappers are considerably worn, front hinge barely attached, back hinge detached, contemporary ownership signature in ink on title page, pages foxed and toned. Boston: Caleb Bingham, 1817. Stereotype edition. A good-only copy. Early American imprint.
Middlebury: Samuel Swift, 1811. 256 pages. 12mo, full contemporary calf; leather well worn at edges and spine, ex-library with book plate inside front cover, some notations in ink and pencil on flyleaf, pages foxed and toned. Middlebury: Samuel Swift, 1811. Second American edition. A very good(-) copy. Early American imprint.
Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1996. A handmade edition featuring art in color & b/w, some reproduced by copier, some in envelopes, color slides and a 7" record at rear. 1 section for each of the 6 artists represented. Slim square 4to, original flexible printed cardboard covers held together with large industrial staples. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1996. , limited to 200 copies Limited edition - Number 27 of 200 copies, signed by 5 of the 6 artists (lacking.....
New York: T. & J. Swords, 1796. 178 pages. 12mo, modern cloth backed marbled boards; covers scuffed and worn considerably at corners, front hinge has been repaired, contemporary ownership signature in ink opposite title page. New York: T. & J. Swords, 1796. A very good(-) copy. Early American imprint.
Dedham: Herman Mann, 1806. 232 pages. 12mo, full contemporary calf; covers considerably worn with some loss of leather at spine, hinges weak, corners bumped, some contemporary notations in pencil and ink inside front cover and on first end page, some toning and foxing throughout. Dedham: Hermann Mann, 1806. First American edition, from the Eighth London Edition. A good-only copy. Early American imprint.
Albany: E. & E. Hosford, 1808. Illustrated with some tables. 172 pages + appendix. 12mo, full contemporary calf; leather scratched at covers and worn at spine, edges and corners, corners slightly bumped, flyleaf torn, contemporary ownership signatures in ink, some ink stains, toning and foxing throughout, pages 17 and 18 torn at bottom with some loss of text. Albany: E. & E. Hosford, 1808. First edition. A very good(-) copy. Early American imprint.
New York: Miner Litho Co., 1918. Original poster mounted on linen. Color lithograph. 41 3/4"x 28". This beautifully illustrated World War I poster depicts a Red Cross nurse pointing on a battlefield, with two soldiers holding a stretcher in the background. The illustration is by artist James Montgomery Flagg, most well known for his image of Uncle Sam.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926. 70 plates, 10 color, and 16 other illus. 313 pages. 4to, cloth; bottom corners bumped, covers and pages dampstained at bottom right. Cambridge, Mass., 1926. A very good(-) copy. Contributions from the Harvard Institute for Tropical Biology and Medecin, No. IV.