Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. 8vo, blue cloth. (Oxford): Oxford University Press, (2012). Fine.
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New York: D. T. Valentine, 1861. Lithograph with modern hand color. 5 3/4" x 58". Stunningly long view of New York Harbor from Brooklyn as it looked at the end of the 18th century. Shows Trinity Church, Wall St., St. Paul's Church, and the New York Hospital. Beautiful color. David Thomas Valentine (1801-1869) served as the Deputy to the Clerk of the Common Council for thirty-seven years and began publishing the "Manual for the Corporation of the City of New...
New York: Outdoor Life, 1978. Illus. 420pp. 4to, two-toned cloth, d.w. New York: Outdoor Life, (1978). Very good.
New York: Gnome Press, 1952. 8vo, light green cloth, d.w. (New York): Gnome Press, (1952). First Edition. Near fine copy of this winner of the 1953 International Fantasy Award.
New York: Hagstrom Company, 1948. Map. Lithograph. 17 1/2" x 9 1/2". Fantastic mid century subway map of New York, showing each borough except for Staten Island. Cartouche Differentiates between the IND, IRT, and BMT lines by color, and has a transfer legend as well. Notation includes the cost to transfer from subway/elevated lines to bus/trolley (2 cents), from city owned bus or trolley to subway or elevated lines (5 cents), and from privately owned bus or trolley lines to...
New York: Scribner. Illustrated with 20 color plates by Norman M. Price. 324pp. Tall thick 8vo, brown cloth, ornately gilt spine and covers, decorative endpapers, top edge gilt. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (no date, circa 1924). Near Fine.
Glendale: Enterprise Sports Publications, 1958. Illus. 12mo, pr. wrs. Glendale: Enterprise Sports Publications, (1958). Very good.
Paris: Verve, 1938. Profusely illustrated throughout with superb b/w & color reproductions, including 9 color lithographs by Kandinsky, Masson, Chagall, Miro, Ratner, Klee & Matisse, all printed by Mourlot. Lithographed covers by Braque, Bonnard & Rouault. Thick folio, reddish cloth with silver-lettered spine and cover. Paris: Verve, 1938 - 1939. First editions in English. A near fine copy, internally very clean and fresh. Number 2 (March-June, 1938) with 4 color lithographs "The Heavenly Bodies" by Kandinsky & Masson. Number 3...
East Aurora: Roycroft Press, 1903. Illustrated with 2 highly-decorated initials and the colophon page, all hand-illuminated by Margaret Pierce. , 36 pages. Short thin folio, 3/4 suede over pale blue boards. East Aurora: Roycroft Shop, 1903. Limited edition, printed on Roycroft handmade paper. According to the Roycroft catalogues this one of just a few "tall" copies produced. "One of the handsomest books of the Press." -- McKenna 87. A near fine copy, additionally signed and dated (1904) by Elbert Hubbard on the flyleaf.
London: Thames & Hudson, 1980. The Complete Aquatints. With 258 illustrations, including 33 in color, 3 maps. 4to, burgundy cloth, d.w. London: Thames & Hudson, (1980). Fine in fine dust wrapper.
Greenwich: New York Graphic Society, 1971. Approximately 200 illustrations, many tipped in and in color. Lacking the lithograph "Blue, Green, Black and Red",288 pages.Thick 4to, green cloth with matching slipcase. Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society: A Paul Bianchini Book, (1971). Limited Edition. Fine. Number 12 of only 100 signed copies. An additional inscription on the fly-leaf by the published Paul Bianchini.
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1872. 21 illustrations in silhouette by Paul Kinewka. Slim 12mo, pictorial blue cloth, ornately gilt spine and silhouette on front cover, all edges gilt. Small library stamp and a few numbers on title page. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1872. Near fine.
Waltham St. Lawrence: Golden Cockerel, 1928. Six engravings on copper by J.E. Laboureur. 8vo, rose cloth, d.w. (edgeworn & with small stain and chip at head). Waltham Saint Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1929. Limited Edition. Near fine in a very good(-) dust wrapper. One of 500 copies.
Berkshire UK: Golden Cockerel, 1929. 2 volumes only. volumes 2 & 3. Engravings by J.E. Laboureur. 8vo, rose cloth (spines lightly faded), uncut edges, t.e.g. Berkshire UK: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1929-30. Very good (+). Limited edition of 500 copies.
New York: grossman, 1969. Translated by Thomas G. Bergin, and illustrated by Leonard Baskin. 3 volumes. Tall 4to, 1/2 ivory linen over brown boards; board slipcase. New York: Grossman, 1969. First Edition. Near fine in a very good(+) slipcase.
Paris: L'Edition D'Art, 1912. Five fairy tales. 20 beautiful tipped-in plates by Umberto Brunelleschi. 123 pages, folio, rebound in older full midnight blue leather with raised bands and gilt lettering on spine, original covers bound in; minor wear to corners and spine ends, final page, with list of illustrations, partially loose. Paris: L'Edition D'Art, (1912). A very good(+) copy. One of 400 copies printed on Japanese paper. Five fairy tales: La Belle Aux Cheveux D'or; L'Oiseau Bleu; Gracieuse et Percinet; L'Adroite Princesse; Le Prince Cheri.
London: Clarke & Co., 1852. 50 woodcut illustrations. 380 pages,scattered foxing, slim 8vo, rebound by Baynton in 3/4 blue calf, ornately gilt spine with brown leather spine label. London: Clarke & Co., 1852. People's Illustrated Edition. Very good (+). Published the same year as the first edition.
London and Paris: Limited Editions Club, 1938. English and French editions, together. 2 volumes, 4to. The English text has 16 plates by Aubrey Beardsley, and is bound in burgundy cloth and in fine condition. The French edition is illustrated and signed by Andre Derain, and is bound in printed black wrappers (wrinkled). Both volumes protected in publishers box (worn but sound). London and Paris: The Limited Editions Club, 1938. Very good(+) in very good(-) slipcase.
Paris: Grasset, 1920. Dessins Originaux de Bernard Boutet de Monvel, Graves sur Bois Par Gasperini. Tall thin 8vo,buckram backed cloth, original wrappers bound in. Paris, (1920). Limited Edition. One of 500 numbered copies. The authors first book, "Le Silence de Col. Bramble" was published in 1918, and brought him immediate fame. Presentation copy, signed on the half-title,
London: Constable, 1925. 3 volumes, tall 8vo, burgundy cloth with heavily gilt spines; uncut edges, t.e.g. London: Constable, 1925. A near set. One of 775 copies.
Paris: Black Sun, 1929. Illustrations by Polia Chentoff, tissue guards. Titles in green and black, 192pp., 8vo, original printed wrappers (spine a little darkened) ; original glassine over- wrapper. Paris: Black Sun Press/Editions Narcisse, 1929. Limited Edition, number 46 of 50 copies on Holland paper. Near fine, in worn slipcase.
London: James Wyld. Map. Hand colored engraving. 26" x 37". Incredibly detailed map of Ontario, Canada, also known as Upper Canada. Shows from Michigan and Lake Huron over to Vermont and New Hampshire, and just reaches New York City in the south, extending up to the southern border of Lower Canada. Unique purple hand coloring used on some borders. Upper Canada divided into districts and counties. major roads, rivers, towns, cities, lakes, rivers, and other landmarks noted.
Carbonnek: 1924. Introduction by Arthur Machen. 2 volumes. 16 full page plates by Clara Tice. Tall 8vo, blind-stamped green silk moire cloth, spines decoratively gilt. Carbonnek: Privately Printed, 1924. Limited edition. Limited Edition, one of 1250 numbered copies signed by both Arthur Machen and Clara Tice. Bookplate loosely attached.
Greenwich: Fawcett, 1961. Thin 8vo, blue cloth, without dust wrapper as issued. Cutchogue: Buccaneer Books, (1976). First hard cover edition.
New York: Harpers, 1959. Illustrated by the author. 16mo, cloth backed pictorial boards, d.w.New York: Harper, 1959. First Edition. Fine, in a price-intact, edge rubbed dust wrapper.