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New York: Knopf, 1927. Preface by Ralph Barton and an introduction by Frank Croninshield. Colored frontispiece, 56 black & white plates. Slim 4to, dust wrapper (modern facsimile), olive green cloth with red lettering; corners bumped and covers slightly soiled, some light foxing. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1927. Graphic bookplate Jane Betsey Welling. First Edition. Very good. Jose Miguel Covarrubias Duclaud (1904-1957) was a Mexican painter and caricaturist, ethnologist and art historian. He is best known for his research on Mesoamerican.....
London: Bogue. Small 8vo. Illustrated with 12 black & white plates by George Cruikshank and a circular vignette on the title page. Edited by Horace and Augustus Mayhew. Small 8vo, 385 pages, 3/4 polished brown calf with black leather spine label and marbled boards. Small library stamp at bottom of title page. London: David Bogue, no date, circa 1847. First Edition. Leather is well-rubbed and with some damage at base of spine, still a very good copy.
26 leaves, 24 black & white plates, thin oblong 4to, grey cloth (soiled and buckled) with black title and gold illustration of "Tell Tale" on the front cover. Pictorial title, 2pp of advertising. N.p., n.d. ca 1882. The binding is soiled but the interior is fine. Originally privately printed by Cruikshank in 4 annual parts from 1828 to 1832.
New Orleans: Gabici's Music Stores. Album of fifty line engravings, executed on copper, by the most eminent artists at Rome in 1849; secreted from the Papal Police after the "restoration of order," and just imported to America. With a preface and index, and appropriate descriptions in English, Italian, and French. , 29, pp. Pictorial half title in color, and 50 single- sided plates of a highly satirical nature. Slim oblong 4to, original brown cloth stamped in gilt & blind (edges.....
Oxford: Clarendon, 1989. Illustrated. 264 pages. 8vo., blue cloth, sunned dust wrapper with small tears near head of spine. Ownership label of noted Beerbohm scholar N. John Hall, with his fairly extensive marginal notes and underlining throughout; a few pages dogeared. Oxford: Clarendon Press, (1989). First edition. A very good(-) copy in a very good(-) wrapper.
London: Bradbury, Agnew, 1891. Drawn by George du Maurier, Selected from "Punch". 2 vols., profusely illustrated in black & white. Large 4to, 1/4 calf; scuffed. a.e.g. Londo: Bradbury, Agnes, 1891. Internally fine. "Du Maurier's pen drawings for Punch... are among the most delightful of the Victorian era..". Houfe 291.
London: Bradbury. Drawn by Geiorge Du Maurier. Selected from "Punch". 2 volumes, tall slim 4to, top edge gilt, pictorial burgundy cloth lightly rubbed, slight buckling. London: Bradbuury, Agnew, no date. ca. 1890. Very good. "Du Maurier's pen drawings for Punch... are among the most delightful of the Victorian era..". Houfe 291.
Munich: Albert Langen, 1906. Text in German. Patterned endpapers. Profusely illustrated with 60 plates, many in color, some folding, & 446 text reproductions of rare caricatures of women. 487 pages. Thick 4to, lovely grey pictorial cloth (corners lightly rubbed, spine sunned). Munich: Albert Langen, 1906. A very good copy. Original edition of this iconographic survey.