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Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

LITTLE JOURNEYS ABROAD

LITTLE JOURNEYS ABROAD, [Sacker, Amy (binding design, and two headpieces); Boughton, George H.; Johnson, E. K.; Wiles, Irving R.; Holzer, J. A.; Drake, Will H. (illustrations)]; Warren, Mary Bowers
Used Condition: Near fine
Joseph Knight Company, BOSTON, 1895 (1894)

8vo (5” x 7½”). pp. 313. An unsigned Amy Sacker binding design in gold on smooth dark green colored cloth of intertwining floral motifs surrounding the titles t.e.g. Includes 60 black and white i

$200.00
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

THE BALLAD OF READING GAOL by C. 3. 3.

THE BALLAD OF READING GAOL by C. 3. 3., C. 3. 3. (Wilde, Oscar)
Used Condition: Good
Brentano's, New York, 1909

16mo (6.25” x 3.9”) pp.39. Light blue-green paper covered boards with white paper label on front cover and spine printed with titles in black; front label bordered in red. Title page printed in bl

$8.25
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

THE TEACHER OF WISDOM

THE TEACHER OF WISDOM, [Penfold, Roosje]; Wilde, Oscar
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Fine, Penfold, Roosje
Petrarch Press, Oregon House, 1994

C8vo. (“7.75 x 5.25“). Copy 114 of a limited edition of 200 on Arches Text paper signed by the illustrator. Rose colored deckle paper wraps titled in maroon. Text, full page illustration and tailp

$38.00
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

RAMONA A STORY

RAMONA A STORY, [Sacker, Amy (binding design); Sandham, Henry (illustrator)]; Jackson, Helen Hunt; Coolidge, Susan (Sarah Chauncey Woolsey) (introduction)
Used, First Edition Condition: near fine, Jacket: near fine Jacket
Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1900

8vo (5¾" x 8¼"). Monterey Edition. 2 volumes with original dust jackets and slipcase. Volume I: pp. 310; frontis. + 12 tinted illustrations, each with captioned double tissue guards and 14

$375.00
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

JAPAN AND HER PEOPLE

JAPAN AND HER PEOPLE, [Unidentified (binding design)]; Hartshorne, Anna C.
Used Condition: Near fine, Jacket: Very good Jacket
John C. Winston, Philadelphia, 1905

8vo (5½" x 8¼"). 2 volumes. Vol I: pp. 377. Vol. II: 374; INCLUDES SCARCE ORIGINAL CLOTH DUST JACKETS AND SLIPCASE; Folding color map. Each volume has Frontis. and 24 photogravures each w

$375.00
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

THE AULT AND WIBORG COMPANY PRINTING INKS POSTER AUGUST, 1900

THE AULT AND WIBORG COMPANY PRINTING INKS POSTER AUGUST, 1900, Bradley, William H. (artist)
Used Condition: Near fine
Cincinnati, New York, Chicago, St. Louis, London, August, 1900

8 1/8” x 11 1/2”. A signed Will Bradley letterpress colonial style poster in red, light brown, olive green, red brown and black of a central design of roosters facing each other across an apple tr

$200.00
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

FOR YOU PRESENTED WITH THE COMPLIMENTS OF AGENCY FOR GARLAND STOVES AND RANGES

FOR YOU PRESENTED WITH THE COMPLIMENTS OF AGENCY FOR GARLAND STOVES AND RANGES, [Bradley, William H. (Cover design)]; Chapman, Arthur (words); Smith, Sydney (music)
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good
Michigan Stove Company, Detroit, Chicago, Buffalo, New York City, 1896

Folio (9¾” x 13½”). Signed Art Nouveau cover design by Will Bradley. One of three sheet music covers Bradley designed for the Michigan Stove Company that year. A lovely copy of this lovely piece o

$75.00
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

UNCLE WALT [WALT MASON] THE POET PHILOSOPHER

UNCLE WALT [WALT MASON] THE POET PHILOSOPHER, [Bradley, William H. (binding design; dust jacket design; decorations, border and layout); Stevens, William (illustrations)]; Adams, George Matthew
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good +, Jacket: Good + Jacket, Bradley, William H. (binding design; decorations,
George Matthew Adams, Chicago, 1911

8vo (5¼" x 8"). pp. 189. First printing. SIGNED BY UNCLE WALT MASON. Signed Will Bradley pictorial binding design in tan, black and orange on brown cloth. Includes portrait frontis. of Mas

$250.00
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United States

FLOWER OF THE DUSK

FLOWER OF THE DUSK, [Armstrong, Margaret; Balmer, Clinton]; Reed, Myrtle (Myrtle Reed McCCullough)
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good, Clinton Balmer
G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1908

(8.25” x 5.5”) pp. iv; 341. 8vo. . Printed by the Knickerbocker Press. Lavender vertically ribbed cloth boards with gilt titles surrounded by gold and white stamped art nouveau floral and arboreal

$12.25
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United States

THE CARDINAL'S SNUFF-BOX

THE CARDINAL'S SNUFF-BOX, [Unidentified (binding design)]; Harland, Henry
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good +
John Lane: The Bodley Head, London, 1900

8vo (5 ” x 7 ”). pp. 319. Unsigned Arts & Crafts binding in brown morocco with 5 raised bands on the spine that terminate in clusters of leaves and three gold berries on the front and rear boards.

$150.00
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United States

THE GREAT K & A TRAIN ROBBERY

THE GREAT K & A TRAIN ROBBERY

THE GREAT K & A TRAIN ROBBERY, [Unidentified (binding design); Bardwell, George Willis (frontispiece)]; Ford, Paul Leicester
Used, First Edition Condition: Near fine
Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1897

12mo (5" x 7¼"). pp.200. First printing. An unsigned binding design in gold, black and red on light blue cloth of the front of two steam engines with titles surrounded by a single rule border. Spi

$100.00
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

THE ABBÉ CONSTANTIN

THE ABBÉ CONSTANTIN, [Unidentified (cover design); Lemaire, Madeleine (illustrations)]; Halévy; Ludovic
Used, First Edition Condition: Near fine, Rogers, Bruce (cover design)
Thomas Y. Crowell & Company, New York, 1895

12mo (4 ” x 6¾”). pp. 166. Unsigned Art Nouveau binding design of poppy flowers, buds, leaves and stems in gold on vertically ribbed maroon cloth. Includes frontis. and 35 additional black and whi

$375.00
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

GLIMPSES OF THE MOON

GLIMPSES OF THE MOON, WHARTON, Edith
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good +, Jacket: Very Good Jacket
D. Appleton and Company, New York and London, 1922

8vo (5¼” x 7¾”). pp. 364 + 4 pp. publisher's advts. First printing. Bound in blue smooth blue cloth with titles and a single rule border both in gilt. Includes scarce original dust jacket. Wharton

$400.00
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United States

THE CAVALIER

THE CAVALIER, [Armstrong, Margaret, Christy, Howard Chandler]; Cable, George W.
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good +, Howard Chandler Christy
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1901

8vo. (8.5” x 5) pp. [ix]; 312 + 2pp. advts. An unsigned Margaret Armstrong cover design in scarlet vertically ribbed cloth with titles and art nouveau floral and martial decorations stamped in gi

$45.00
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

THE CAVALIER

THE CAVALIER, [Armstrong, Margaret, Christy, Howard Chandler]; Cable, George W.
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Very good -, Howard Chandler Christy
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1901

8vo. (8.5” x 5) pp. [ix]; 312 + 2pp. advts. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. An unsigned Margaret Armstrong cover design in scarlet vertically ribbed cloth with titles and art nouveau floral and martial d

$75.00
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United States

THE CAVALIER

THE CAVALIER, [Armstrong, Margaret, Christy, Howard Chandler]; Cable, George W.
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good, Howard Chandler Christy
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1901

8vo. (8.5” x 5) pp. [ix]; 312 + 2pp. advts. An unsigned Margaret Armstrong cover design in scarlet vertically ribbed cloth with titles and art nouveau floral and martial decorations stamped in gil

$35.00
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United States

RIP VAN WINKLE AND THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

RIP VAN WINKLE AND THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW, [Armstrong, Margaret (binding design, title page design); Coburn, Frederick Simpson (illustrations)]; Irving, Washington
Used, First Edition Condition: Near fine
G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1899

8vo (5½” x 7¾”). Designed to be sold both as a set and individually and therefore do not have volume markings. Rip Van Winkle: pp. v; 115; 7 plates. Legend of Sleepy Hollow: pp. v; 191; 8 plates.

$625.00
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United States

PEACOCK PIE A BOOK OF RHYMES BY WALTER DE LA MARE WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY W. HEATH ROBINSON

PEACOCK PIE A BOOK OF RHYMES BY WALTER DE LA MARE WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY W. HEATH ROBINSON, [Robinson, W. Heath]; De La Mare, Walter
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good+, W. Heath Robinson
Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1924

8vo. (8.25” x 6.25”). pp. x; 179. First American Edition, later printing (“November, 1924”). Dark green buckram cloth decorative publisher’s binding with titles and peacock illustration from title

$50.00
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United States

NORTHERN TRAILS SOME STUDIES OF ANIMAL LIFE IN THE FAR NORTH

NORTHERN TRAILS SOME STUDIES OF ANIMAL LIFE IN THE FAR NORTH, [Copeland, Charles]; Long, William J.
Used, First Edition Condition: Near fine, Charles Copeland
Ginn and Company, Boston, 1905

8vo. (8” x 6.25”). pp. [xxvi]; 390. First Edition. A stunning unsigned publisher’s binding by Charles Copeland of titles and a wolf silhouetted against the moon rendered in black and gilt on green

$41.00
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

BOLANYO

BOLANYO, [Parrish, Maxfield (binding design)]; Read, Opie
Used Condition: Near fine, Parrish, Maxfield (binding design)
Rand, McNally & Company, Chicago, 1902

C8vo (5¼" x 7¾"). pp. 266. Unsigned binding design by Maxfield Parrish in black and white on gold cloth. t.e.g. The character portrayal of a Mississippi State Senator who lives in the old

$75.00
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United States

THE ADVENTURE OF LADY URSULA A COMEDY IN FOUR ACTS

THE ADVENTURE OF LADY URSULA A COMEDY IN FOUR ACTS, [Bradley,Will (binding design)]; Hope, Anthony (Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins)
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good, Bradley,Will (binding design)
R. H. Russell, New York, 1898

8vo (6½" x 9½"). pp.125. Unsigned binding design attributed to Will Bradley of silver chrysanthemums inside a double ruled border on grey cloth. Design repeated on rear board. Five black a

$100.00
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United States

BLACK ROCK

BLACK ROCK, [Grant, Louis F.; Searles, Victor A.]; Connor, Ralph (Rev. Dr. Charles William Gordon); Smith, George Adam
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good, Louis F. Grant
Grosset & Dunlap, New York, ND (c.1900)

Large 12mo (7.75” x 5.25”). pp. vi, 270. A lovely unsigned Arts and Crafts style publisher’s binding possibly by Victor A. Searles with titles and a rising sun in gilt framed by two trees with Cel

$9.75
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United States

HER LETTER HIS ANSWER & HER LAST LETTER

HER LETTER HIS ANSWER & HER LAST LETTER, [Keller, Arthur]; Harte, Brete
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good, Arthur Keller
Houghton Mifflin & Company, Boston, 1905

Medium 8vo (9” x 6.5”). pp. [100]. An attractive green cloth Art Nouveau signed binding by Arthur I. Keller (conjoined AIK) with titles on pictorial paper onlay surrounded by stamped floral acc

$41.00
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United States

LUCILE

LUCILE, [Bradley, William H. (binding and title page design); Lemaire, Madeleine (water color illustrations); Rogers, C. McCormick (line illustrations)]; Meredith, Owen (Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton)
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good +, Will H. Bradley
Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York, 1897

Thick 8vo (5 1/8" x 8 3/8"). pp. 832. Signed binding design by Will Bradley of a repeated pattern of lilies and English roses in two colors of textured gold on periwinkle cloth, with the p

$375.00
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United States

FRINGILLA OR TALES IN VERSE WITH SUNDRY DECORATIVE PICTURINGS BY WILL H. BRADLEY

FRINGILLA OR TALES IN VERSE WITH SUNDRY DECORATIVE PICTURINGS BY WILL H. BRADLEY, [Bradley, William H. (binding design, decorations and illustrations)]; Blackmore, Richard Doddridge
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good +, Will H. Bradley
The Burrows Brothers Company, Cleveland, 1895

8vo (6 3/8” x 9 1/8”). pp. 129 + Epilogue. Limited issue, this copy being no. 401 of 600 copies on handmade paper. Quarter linen over pale blue, paper covered boards. Signed binding design of a ma

$750.00
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United States

THE AULT AND WIBORG COMPANY PRINTING INKS POSTER SEPTEMBER, 1900

THE AULT AND WIBORG COMPANY PRINTING INKS POSTER SEPTEMBER, 1900, Bradley, William H. (artist)
Used Condition: Near fine
Cincinnati, New York, Chicago, St. Louis, London, September, 1900

8 1/8” x 11 1/2”. A signed Will Bradley letterpress colonial style poster in yellow, olive green, flesh, grey, red, blue and black of a design that includes flowers and putti at the top, text, a m

$350.00
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United States

THE AULT AND WIBORG COMPANY PRINTING INKS: POSTER PIERROT AND PIERRETTE

THE AULT AND WIBORG COMPANY PRINTING INKS: POSTER PIERROT AND PIERRETTE, Bradley, William H. (artist)
Used Condition: fine
Cincinnati, Chicago, New York, October, 1896

8 3/8” x 11 1/8”. A signed Will Bradley letterpress Art Nouveau poster in purple and black of Pierrot and Pierrette, the clown duo created by the Commedia dell'Arte, with Pierrette in the foregrou

$325.00
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

THE COMIC BLACKSTONE.

THE COMIC BLACKSTONE., [Cruickshank, George]; À Beckett, Gilbert Abbot
Used Condition: Near fine, George Cruickshank
Bradbury, Evans, & Co., London, 1872

16mo. (6 ½” x 4 ”). pp. xii; 252. Title page woodcut vignette and tail-piece woodcut both by Cruikshank; full tree calf with floral weave gilt borders on both boards and all board edges worked i

$125.00
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United States

THE AULT AND WIBORG COMPANY PRINTING INKS: POSTER JUNE, 1895

THE AULT AND WIBORG COMPANY PRINTING INKS: POSTER JUNE, 1895, Bradley, William H. (artist)
Used Condition: Very Good
The Ault and Wiborg Company, Cincinnati, Chicago, New York, June, 1895

8½” x 12”. A signed Will Bradley letterpress Art Nouveau poster in blue, brown and black of a costumed woman holding a mask with a costumed man in the rear. Statement in text on the lower margin o

$275.00
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United States

SELECTIONS FROM THE POETRY OF ROBERT HERRICK (SELECTIONS FROM THE HESPERIDES & NOBLE NUMBERS OF ROBERT HERRICK) WITH DRAWINGS BY EDWIN A. ABBEY

SELECTIONS FROM THE POETRY OF ROBERT HERRICK (SELECTIONS FROM THE HESPERIDES & NOBLE NUMBERS OF ROBERT HERRICK) WITH DRAWINGS BY EDWIN A. ABBEY, [Abbey, Edwin Austin (cover design and illustrations)]; Herrick, Robert
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good +, Abbey, Edwin Austin (cover design and illustratio
Harper and Brothers, New York, 1882

Large 4to (9½" x 12"). pp. 188. IN ORIGINAL GIFT BOX. Unsigned binding design by Edwin Austin Abbey in gold, chartreuse, red and black of a radiating sun and floating flowers extending aro

$1250.00
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

THE GENTLE READER

THE GENTLE READER, [Rogers, Bruce (book design)]; Crothers, Samuel McChord
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good +
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1903

8vo (5¼" x 7¾"). pp. 321. Half red calf over pale red cloth. Five raised bands and gilt ruled compartments on spine. Original ribbon marker, t.e.g. Humorous and thought provoking reflect

$100.00
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United States

THE EARTHLY PARADISE

THE EARTHLY PARADISE, Morris, William.
Used Condition: Very good +
Ellis & White, London, 1873

12mo (5¼" x 7½"). 4 volumes. Vol I: pp. [344]; Vol II: pp. [335]; Vol III: [527]; Vol IV: pp. [443]. Seventh edition of Vol I and II and fifth edition of Vol III and IV. Each volume has th

$475.00
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE

THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE, [Whitman, Sarah Wyman (binding design); Pyle, Howard (illustrations)]; Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Used, First Edition Condition: Near Fine, Whitman, Sarah Wyman (cover design); Pyle, Howard
Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston, 1895

8vo (5¼" x 8"). 2 Volumes. Unsigned binding design by Sarah Wyman Whitman in gold on smooth rust cloth reminiscent of medieval book clasps. First edition with Pyle illustrations. Vol. I:

$275.00
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United States

BRUSHWOOD

BRUSHWOOD, [Dielman, Frederick]; Read, T. Buchanan
Used, First Edition Condition: Near fine, Dielman, Frederick
J.B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia

Sq.D.(7 ½” x 6”). pp. [46]. Green cloth over beveled boards with titles and image of woman holding a candle stamped in silver, gold and black bordered by red fillets, with titles stamped in gold

$31.50
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United States

RIP VAN WINKLE

RIP VAN WINKLE, [Wyeth, N. C.]; Irving, Washington
Used, First Edition Condition: VG+, Wyeth, N.C.
David McKay Company, Philadelphia, (1921)

C4to (10 x 7 ½). pp. [xiv], 86. Dark brown embossed cloth boards with titled illustrated paper onlay by N. C. Wyeth and titles stamped in gold on spine. Color Frontis. With tissue guard, 7 full p

$65.00
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

CALIFORNIA THE LAND OF THE SUN

CALIFORNIA THE LAND OF THE SUN, [Clark, Henry Hunt (binding design); Palmer, Sutton H. (illustrations)]; Austin, Mary
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good, Sutton Palmer; Henry Hunt Clark (cover design)
Adam and Charles Black, London, 1914

M8vo (7¼ " x 9½"). pp. 178. A signed Art Nouveau pictorial binding design of an orange grove with a lake and mountains in the background by Henry Hunt Clark in gold, yellow, orange, blue,

$375.00
Austin Abbey Rare Books
United States

THE SONG OF HIAWATHA

THE SONG OF HIAWATHA, [Fisher, Harrison; Crawford, E. Stetson]; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Used, First Edition Condition: Near fine, Fisher, Harrison
Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis, (1906)

M8vo (9 ¾" x 7"). pp. [189]. Unsigned publisher’s binding likely by E. Stetson Crawford in smooth green cloth with titles in gold surrounded by Native American themed decoration in blind a

$48.00
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United States

JOHN HARRIS’S BOOKS FOR YOUTH 1801-1843

JOHN HARRIS’S BOOKS FOR YOUTH 1801-1843, Moon, Marjorie
Used Condition: Very good +
Dawson Publishing, Folkstone, 1992

C4to (10” x 7 ½ “). pp. xvi, 206. Black cloth boards with titles stamped in gold on spine. A catalog of Harris’s Publications, biographical notes, five appendices including: Tommy Trip's Museum,

$28.00
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United States

KLEINSTADTGESCHICHTEN (SMALL FITTINGS)

KLEINSTADTGESCHICHTEN (SMALL FITTINGS)

KLEINSTADTGESCHICHTEN (SMALL FITTINGS), [E. B. (binding design)]; Thoma, Ludwig
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good +
Ulbert Langen, Munich, 1908

12mo (5¼" x 7½"). pp.195 + 12pp. publisher's advts. Signed binding design by an artist with the monogram "E. B." of stylized feathers and architectual elements in a geometric style, possibly influ

$75.00
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United States

COACHING DAYS AND COACHING WAYS

COACHING DAYS AND COACHING WAYS, [Thomson, Hugh; Railton, Herbert]; Tristram, Outram
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good, Thomson, Hugh
Macmillan & Co., London, 1893

C8vo (7 ¼“x 5 ¼”). pp. xv; 376. Unsigned publisher’s binding by Hugh Thomson and Herbert Railton in smooth green cloth gold stamped with titles, a stableman, horse and inn; spine stamped in gold

$25.75
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United States

DE PARIS A LA MER. VOYAGE D'UN PETIT PARISIEN.

DE PARIS A LA MER. VOYAGE D'UN PETIT PARISIEN., [Rudnicki, Léon (binding design); Souze, Paul (binding design engraving)]; De Tours, Constant (Constant Chmielenski)
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good +, Rudnicki, Léon; Souze, Paul
Société Française D'Éditions D'Art, Paris, (1898)

Folio (10¼" x 13¼"). pp. 293. A signed binding design by Léon Rudnicki engraved (and signed) by Paul Souze in green, black, yellow, white, gold and silver on brick red cloth of the river S

$1450.00
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United States

TALES OF THE PUNJAB TOLD BY THE PEOPLE

TALES OF THE PUNJAB TOLD BY THE PEOPLE, [Kipling, John Lockwood]; Steele, Flora Annie
Used, First Edition Condition: very good, Kipling, John Lockwood
Macmillan and Co. Limited, London, 1917

Second printing. C8vo (7 ¼“x 5 ¼”). pp. xvi; 395. Beautiful Art Nouveau unsigned publisher’s binding by J. Lockwood Kipling in smooth dark green cloth with olive tree, jackal and pea-hen stamped

$150.00
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United States

THE MENTAL FLOWER GARDEN: OR, AN INSTRUCTIVE AND ENTERTAINING COMPANION FOR THE FAIR SEX 1. A VARIETY OF ENTERTAINING AND MORAL DIALOGUES, PARTLY ORIGINAL: CALCULATED FOR MISSES FROM EIGHT TO TWELVE YEARS. A COLLECTION OF USEFUL RULES RELATIVE TO GENTEEL BEHAVIOUR, AND A POLITE ADDRESS. POETIC PIECES, DEVOTIONAL POEMS, WRITING PIECES, &C. -- 2. MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS, WORTHY OF THE PERUSAL OF WOMEN, AT ANY PERIOD OF LIFE.

THE MENTAL FLOWER GARDEN: OR, AN INSTRUCTIVE AND ENTERTAINING COMPANION FOR THE FAIR SEX 1. A VARIETY OF ENTERTAINING AND MORAL DIALOGUES, PARTLY ORIGINAL: CALCULATED FOR MISSES FROM EIGHT TO TWELVE YEARS. A COLLECTION OF USEFUL RULES RELATIVE TO GENTEEL BEHAVIOUR, AND A POLITE ADDRESS. POETIC PIECES, DEVOTIONAL POEMS, WRITING PIECES, &C. -- 2. MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS, WORTHY OF THE PERUSAL OF WOMEN, AT ANY PERIOD OF LIFE., [Early American Imprint]; [Women's Studies]; [Rush, Benjamin]; Fraser, Donald.
Used Condition: Very good
Southwick & Hardcastle, New York, 1807

12mo (4¼" x 7"). pp. [xii]; [13]- 286 + Subscribers' names": p. [287]-299. New Edition. Mottled calf; spine with red morocco title label, 5 gilt fleurons and 5 dividers of a single rul

$300.00
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United States

DRAMAS, TRANSLATIONS AND OCCASIONAL POEMS

DRAMAS, TRANSLATIONS AND OCCASIONAL POEMS, Barbarina, Lady Dacre
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good
John Murray, London, 1821

8vo (5¾” x 9¼”). PRESENTATION COPY WITH INSCRIPTION BY THE AUTHOR. Privately printed. 2 volumes: Vol 1: errata; 249. Vol. 2: 269. In original green paper covered boards with red morocco spine labe

$750.00
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United States

TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE

TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE, [Turbayne, Albert Angus (binding design and end paper design); Turbayne, Christine (ALS); Price, Norman N. (illustrations)]; Lamb, Charles and Mary
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good, Turbayne, Albert Angus (binding design and end pa
T. C. and E. C. Jack, London, 1905

8vo (7" x 9½"). pp. xii; [324]. Signed foliate binding design in gold on brown cloth repeated in blind on the rear board by Albert Angus Turbayne. Signed end papers, title page and frontis

$750.00
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United States

BONAVENTURE A Prose Pastoral of Acadian Louisiana

BONAVENTURE A Prose Pastoral of Acadian Louisiana, Cable, George W.
Used, Signed Condition: Very good
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1899

C8vo (7.75” x 5.5”). pp. vii; 314. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Later Pinting. Signed Margaret Armstrong binding in olive green silk with titles and Arts & Crafts rose decoration in/ outline in gold to co

$72.00
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United States

HOME WITH ME AGAIN

HOME WITH ME AGAIN, [Christy, Howard Chandler; Booth, Franklin]; Riley, James Whitcomb
Used Condition: Near fine, Jacket: Very Good Jacket, Christy, Howard Chandler; Booth, Franklin
Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1908

Unpaginated gift book. Reprint of 1908 Bobbs-Merrill publication. Grey cloth boards with titles and double fillet border in dark blue; titles on spine also in dark blue. 44 full page illustration

$37.00
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United States

GOOD-BYE, JIM

GOOD-BYE, JIM, [Christy, Howard Chandler (illustrator); Stuart, Bertha (Decorations)]; Riley, James Whitcomb
Used Condition: Near fine, Jacket: Near fine Jacket, Christy, Howard Chandler; Stuart, Bertha
Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1913

C8vo (7.75” x 5.25”). Unpaginated gift book. Early reprint of 1913 Bobbs-Merrill publication. Grey cloth boards with titles and double fillet border in dark blue; titles on spine also in dark blu

$41.00
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United States

A DREAM OF FAIR WOMEN

A DREAM OF FAIR WOMEN, [Fisher, Harrison; Crawford, E. Stetson]; Lord Tennyson, Alfred and Others
Used Condition: Very good, Fisher, Harrison; Crawford, E. Stetson
Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1907

R8vo. (9.75” x 7.25”). Unpaginated gift book. Light brown boards with paper onlay having titles in gold and illustration of a young woman by Harrison Fisher. Spine stamped with titles in dark brow

$37.00
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United States

ALLUSION AND IMAGERY IN THE BOOK ART OF SARAH WYMAN WHITMAN CATALOGUE 1

ALLUSION AND IMAGERY IN THE BOOK ART OF SARAH WYMAN WHITMAN CATALOGUE 1

ALLUSION AND IMAGERY IN THE BOOK ART OF SARAH WYMAN WHITMAN CATALOGUE 1, KITTS, ADRIENNE HOROWITZ
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine
Austin Abbey Rare Books, Alexandria (VA), 2018

8vo (6" x 9"). pp. 86. A catalogue and small reference work devoted entirely to the book art of Sarah Wyman Whitman. It contains analyses of a subset of Whitman’s aesthetic tracts and skeuomorphic

$25.00
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United States

SWIFTIANA SELECTIONS FROM SWIFT'S WRITINGS, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR

SWIFTIANA SELECTIONS FROM SWIFT'S WRITINGS, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR, Swift, Jonathan; Wilson, Charles Henry (editor)
Used, First Edition Condition: fine
Richard Phillips, London, 1804

12mo (4½” x 6¾”). 2 volumes in one. Vol I: 208 + 5 folded facsimile letters; Vol II: pp.237 + 3pp. publisher's advt. Includes index. Contemporary half morocco over marbled paper in early 19th C. E

$450.00
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United States

A TALE OF TWO CITIES

A TALE OF TWO CITIES, [Browne, Hablot K. (PHIZ)]; Dickens, Charles
Used Condition: Very good, Browne, Hablot K. (PHIZ)
Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, 1904

8vo (8¼” x 6”). pp.[xiv]; 400. An unsigned publisher’s binding in red woven cloth with intricate gold Art Nouveau floral decorations in ruled frames separated by framed titles with St. George’s cr

$19.50
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THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS FROM THIS WORLD TO THAT WHICH IS TO COME

THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS FROM THIS WORLD TO THAT WHICH IS TO COME, [Strang, William]; Bunyan, John
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good +, Strang, William
The Bunyan Anniversary Society, London, 1928

M8vo (9 ¼” x 7”). pp. [xiv]; 379. Bound by Bayntun in half brown morocco leather with gilt rules and tan cloth boards; spine with five raised bands and six compartments, two of which are ruled in

$175.00
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AN EDITOR’S TALES

AN EDITOR’S TALES, Trollope, Anthony
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good +
Strahan & Co., London, 1870

8vo (8” x 5¼”). pp. [viii]; 375; [1 adv]. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in dark mahogany straight grained calf bordered with scallops in blind and gilt triple fillets bound in each corner with a fleuron. Sp

$125.00
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CAPTAIN SHAYS A POPULIST OF 1786

CAPTAIN SHAYS A POPULIST OF 1786, [Hapgood, Theodore Brown (binding and title page design)]; Rivers, George R. R.
Used, First Edition Condition: Near fine
Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1897

12mo (5” x 7¼”). pp. 358 + 4pp. publisher's advts. Signed Theodore Brown Hapgood binding design and title page. The story of Shays' Rebellion told as a historical romance. A charming Hapgood bindi

$100.00
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THE KEEPING OF CHRISTMAS AT BRACEBRIDGE HALL

THE KEEPING OF CHRISTMAS AT BRACEBRIDGE HALL, [Brock, Charles E.], Washington Irving
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good +, Brock, Charles E.
J. M. Dent and Sons, Ltd., London, N. D. [1906]

C8vo (5.4” x 8”). pp. xvi, 267. Bound by Riviere & Son for Leary’s Bookstore in scarlet straight grain morocco bordered with double gilt fillets bound in each corner by a single circle motif. Spin

$80.00
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Le Siècle De Titien (The Century of titian) l'age d'or de la peinture a Venise (The golden age of painting in venice)

Le Siècle De Titien (The Century of titian) l'age d'or de la peinture a Venise (The golden age of painting in venice), [Laanes, Carl (binding design); Lamb, Richard (binder)]; Laclotte, Michel (preface)
Used, First Edition Condition: near fine
Réunion Des Musées Nationaux, Paris, (1993)

Folio (9½” x 12 ”). pp. 755. From Carl Laanes personal library. Binding design by Carl Laanes executed by Richard Lamb in rich, brown morocco with titles in gold and a central single gold rule squ

$250.00
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PHYSIOLOGIE DU GOUT (THE PHYSIOLOGY OF TASTE)

PHYSIOLOGIE DU GOUT (THE PHYSIOLOGY OF TASTE), [Lalauze, Adolphe (engravings)]; Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme; Monselet, Charles (preface)
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good, Lalauze, Adolphe (engravings)
Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris, 1879

12mo (4¾" x 7"). Limited (Jouaust) edition. 2 volumes. Vol I: pp.296; Vol II: pp.320. One of 170 copies on Van Gelder Zonen paper. Engraved vignette illustrations by Adolph Lalauze: Vol I: fronti

$100.00
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THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, L.L.D. INCLUDING HIS TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES, CORRESPONDENCE WITH MRS. THRALE, &c. &c. WITH NUMEROUS ADDITIONS, BY JOHN WILSON CROKER. REVISED AND ENLARGED UNDER HIS DIRECTION BY JOHN WRIGHT

THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, L.L.D. INCLUDING HIS TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES, CORRESPONDENCE WITH MRS. THRALE, &c. &c. WITH NUMEROUS ADDITIONS, BY JOHN WILSON CROKER. REVISED AND ENLARGED UNDER HIS DIRECTION BY JOHN WRIGHT, [Stanfield, Clarkson F.]; Boswell, James; Croker, John Wilson (ed.); Wright, John (ed.)
Used Condition: Near fine, Stanfield, Clarkson F.
George Bell and Sons, London, 1882

10 Vol; C8vo (7.13” x 4.75”). Vol. I: xxiv; 325. Vol. II: viii; 344. Vol. III: ix; 323. Vol. IV: xii; 343. Vol. V: viii; 341. Vol. VI: vii; 342. Vol. VII: viii; 381. Vol. VIII: xi; 431. Vol.

$375.00
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THE GOLDEN POPPY

THE GOLDEN POPPY, [Bull, T.V.H. (binding design)]; Smith, Emory Evans
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good
San Francisco News Company, Palo Alto (CA), 1902

8vo (6” x 8¾”). pp. [232]. Signed Art Nouveau binding design by T. V. H. Bull of the California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica), flowers and buds on swirling stems in gold on green cloth; spine w

$250.00

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