Florence: Alinari Scala, 1980. Numerous black & white illustrations. 4 volumes, tall 8vo, volume I in blue cloth and dust wrapper and the other 3 volumes in stiff pictorial wrappers. Florence: Alinari Scala, 1980. Very good (+). Firenze e la Toscana dei Medici nell Europa del Cinquecento. 1. Il potere e lo spazio - La scena del principe. 2. La corte il mare i mercanti - La rinascita della Scienza - Editoria e società - Astrologia, magia e alchimia. 3.....
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8vo in 3/4 dark brown leather, spine rubbed with laid title on front cover. 40pp with 35 actual specimens carefully preserved on white cards tipped in to each page. p18 has small tape repair otherwise in very good condition. London circa 1890. Exquisite 19th century scrapbook of artfully arranged seaweed specimens. Seaweed collecting was, a sub category of scrapbooking, and a popular activity for women during the Victorian era. It was considered a wholesome way for women to engage with.....
New York: Stokes, 1920. A Volume devoted to Arts and Letters. This First Volume contains numerous Poems and Stories, Essays on the Arts ...and some One Hundred and Sixty Reproductions of Etchings, Lithographs, Woodcuts and Drawings by Modern Artists. Includes Frank Brangwyn, Wyndham Lewis, John Nash, Augustus John, Gordon Craig, Steinlen. Folio, gray cloth with apple device on cover; spine repaired. New York: Stokes, . Very good.
New York: Braziller, 1976. 48 color plates, 243 black & white illustrations. 153pp. 8vo, green cloth, pictorial board slipcase. New York: Braziller, 1976. Fine. A study of five medieval illuminated medical manuscripts, all concerned with the right use and effects on health of atmospheric phenomena, food & drink, movement, sleep, elimination, the emotions, etc.
Paris: Henry Floury, 1897. Profusely illustrated with black & white line drawings throughout the text by Albert Robida. 28 pages, rubricated title, slim tall 4to, stiff pictorial wrappers, marbled slipcase (broken). Paris: Henry Floury, 1897. Shadow marks on the fly leaves from the front cover, otherwise fine. One of 450 numbered copies printed on papier velin satin.
Litografia G. Montanari, 1898. 40 beautiful folding color plates, margins browned with occasional marginal chipping (not affecting the illustrations). 4to, beige cloth, mounted paper illustration on covers. Litografia G. Montanari : Faenza, (1898). Binding quite worn but sound. Overall a very good copy of this scarce and delicate publication.
San Francisco: University of Washington Press, 1998. Illustrated throughout with b/w and color photographs. 134pp. Square 4to, black cloth, d.w. (bottom and top end of spine slightly bumped, edges worn on d.w.). (San Francisco: Custom & Limited Editions and University of Washington Press, 1998). A very good(+) copy. Published on the occasion of "L.A. Artists and Friends" October 7, 1998 through January 3, 1999 at UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art.