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London: Longmans, 1890. Illustrated in b/w by H.J. Ford and Lancelot Speed. 367 plus 16pp. Thick 12mo, handsomely rebound in full crimson crushed morocco with the original ornate gilt-stamped pictorial red cloth bound in.A.e.g. London & New York: Longmans Green and Co., 1890. First Edition. Fine. The second Fairy book.
London: Longmans, 1908. Edited by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford with 8 color plates and numerous black & white drawings. 361pp. Thick 12mo, original ornate gilt-stamped pictorial blue cloth, a.e.g. (small scratch on front cover; ownership bookplate, otherwise a fine bright copy). London, New York, Bombay & Calcutta: Longmans Green and Co., 1908.
London: Gresham, 1920. 8 color plates by Warwick Goble, plus many in black and white. xlviii + 463 pages. Thick 8vo, olive gree cloth with small floral decorations on front cover and spine; neatly inked gift inscription inside front cover, lower front corner dented. London: Gresham, no date, (circa 1920). Reprint. Overall a very good copy.
London: David Nutt, 1890. The Original Editions of William Claxton Reprinted and Edited by H. Oskar Sommer. Several large fold out tables (repaired with tape). Separate pagination for each volume 230pp. and xxv + 338pp., tall, thick 8vo, black cloth, untrimmed; binding worn, ex-lib., half title repaired with tape London: David Nutt, 1890. A very good (-) copy.
New York: Harper's Weekly, 1872. Woodcut. Page measures 16" x 22". From the November 16, 1872 edition of Harper's Magazine, page 897. Published after the election of 1872, this cartoon depicts various Democratic politicians and allies as Greek gods, poking fun at the Democrat's loss to Republican incumbent Ulysses S. Grant. Minor chips to margins. Thomas Nast was a political cartoonist and illustrator; credited with devising elephant and donkey symbols of Republican and Democratic parties, and with creating American image.....
Antwerp: Abraham Ortelius, 1609. Map. Engraving with beautiful original hand color. Image measures 14" x 18 3/4". Staining and toning to margins, repair to lower centerfold, but otherwise is good condition. The Vale of Tempe is a gorge in the Tempi municipality of northern Thessaly, Greece, located between Olympus to the north and Ossa to the south, and between the regions of Thessaly and Macedonia. Ortelius shows us a mixture of Greek myth and history. Beautifully composed, he describes it.....
New York: Pantheon, 1956. Frontispiece + 60 black & white illustrations. 158pp., slim 4to, black cloth-backed baords. New York: Bollingen Foundation/Pantheon, (1956). Very Good (+). Study tracing the history of Pandora and Pandora's Box in European literature and art from Roman times to the 20th century.