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Saint-Paul: Foundation Maeght, 1991. Illustrated profusely in color. 203 pages. Text in French. 4to, grey cloth, dust wrapper. Saint-Paul: Foundation Maeght, (1991). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper, discolored on top edge. Discover the life of a accomplished painter through these selected works, demonstrating his passion and his vulnerability.
Paris: L'edition d'art H. Piazza, 1912. Illustrated in color. 179 pages. Text in French. 8vo, stiff paper wrappers, contained in a pink slipcase with decorative silver designs. Paris: L'edition d'art H. Piazza, (1912). A very good copy, internally clean, binding worn. Slipcase rubbed at edges but firm. Personal gift inscription at end of text from previous owner. A charming collection of French love poems.
New York: Random House, 1990. 479 pages, 8vo, cloth-backed boards, dust wrapper; some spotting on top edge. New York: Random House, (1990). First edition. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. Inscribed and signed in full on the flyleaf: "For Clelia & Pat Merchant whom I feel I have known for years. Hope you like the book my very best wishes for the holidays Mario Puzo."
New York: Harper, 1939. Illustrations by Helen Sewell & Mildred Boyle. 8vo, tan pictorial cloth, printed in brown. New York: Harper (1939). First Edition. There is light rubbing on the decorative fly-leaf where a book was carefully removed, and occasional brown spots in the text, but a good copy of this loved juvenile.
Cincinnati: The Ruter Press, 1939. Illustrated in black and white. 204 pages. 4to, green boards with gold lettering. Cincinnati: The Ruter Press, (1939). A very good(+) copy, lacking the dust wrapper. With the same consummate artistry that gave marked distinction to "The City on Seven Hills," Miss Williams brings together in "Mirrored Landmarks of Cincinnati" an entirely new set of drawings complementary to those that appeared in the earlier volume that so profoundly interested and impressed Cincinnati a year ago.....
Kawasaki: Tuttle Shokai, 1999. Foreword by Peter Grilli, Preface by Kenneth Straiton. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. 159 pages, tall square 8vo, black cloth, d.w. Kawasaki: Tuttle Shokai, (1999). Small circular stain on title page, else internally clean, a very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Poole: Blandford Press, 1967. 60 pages of color and 42 pages of monochrome illustrations. 191 pages. 4to, navy blue boards, dust wrapper. Poole: Blandford Press, (1967). Slight wave to margins at rear, still a very good copy in a very good dust wrapper, price clipped. These are detailed notes on the drawings and related extracts from Wilson's diaries.
New York: Harper, 1928. One Hundred illustrations from photographs taken by the Author. 277 pages. Small 4to, brown cloth, light shelf-worn, d.w. New York: Harper, 1928. First Edition. A very good(-) copy. Ownership name on fly-leaf; several pages bent at corner; heavy tanning on verso of frontispiece & facing page, otherwise the text is clean. The photographic dust wrapper is faded on the spine and rubbed at the edges.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1969. Illustrated in black and white. 448 pages. 8vo, white boards, dust wrapper; cloth and page edges rather foxed. New York: Simon & Schuster, (1969). A good only reading copy in a good dust wrapper. Teeth Teeth Teeth is unlike any book every written- an ambitious blend of science, custom, legend and love unequaled since the whale chapters in Moby Dick. A thorough, intense, understandable and very readable encyclopedia of dentistry- it is also everything.....
New York: Guggenheim Museum, 1994. Illustrated with 66 full-color plates and 7 in b/w. 144 pages. Thin square 4to, black cloth, d.w. (New York: Guggenheim Museum/Abrams, 1994). First edition. Slightly faded at bottom edge of front cover, still near fine in very good(+) dust wrapper--intact but a bit dust-soiled.
New York: Doubleday, 1972. Words and Photographs by Philippe Halsman. Designed by Herb Lubalin. 188 pages. Square 4to, rust cloth, lightly scuffed and edgeworn d.w. New York: Doubleday, 1972. First edition. A fine copy in very good(+) dust wrapper. Nice presentation from the photographer on the half-title "For Cathy and Everett, with friendship and many good wishes, Yvonne and Philippe Halsman 1972."
New York: Abrams, 1959. Illustrated throughout with 152 full-page gravures, and 3 single-sided 8-color lithographs, 1 double-page, after Picasso, printed by Maurice Routhier, Paris. 160 pages. Square 4to, white pictorial cloth (rather sunned, soiled and edgeworn; internally clean) New York: Abrams, (1959). First American edition. A good only copy but with lithos are clean. Scarce.
London: Cape, 1929. Illustrated by Nancy Bankhart Gurney. 8vo, pink & white wove cloth, d.w. London: Cape, (1929). First Edition. One of a very few, early copies, dated 1929 instead of 1930 on the copyright page. There is a typographical error on the penultimate line of p. 191, and the binding is pink & white, giving the impression of vertical stripes. Rare.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1956. Illustrated by the author in color and black & white. 95 pages, oblong 4to, pictorial white boards (browned at the edges; chipped at the extremes of the spine). New York: Simon & Schuster, (1956). Second edition. The first was published the same year by E.R. Squib, as a hand-out for doctors. Presentation copy in calligraphic script, and accompanied by a postcard from Osborn signed with initials.