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OH ISRAEL [ Isaac Stern 's Copy ]

By: Brandt, Jorgen Gustava ; Grafik af Pia Schutzmann

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Kobenhavn, Samlerens Forlag: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41378

ISBN: 8756804474

Condition: Very Good+


54 pages; A wonderful fine press book of Danish poetry illustrated by with plates by Pia Schutzmann. From the collection of the violinist Isaac Stern [1920-2001] -- with his "chop" mark in Chinese characters at the rear. (In the Oscar-winning documentary of his 1979 trip to China "From Mao to Mozart," Maestro Stern is seen receiving the gift of his chop with delight: "No more signing!" From now on, "Chop, Chop, Chop!") OCLC: 5263432 ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it... View more info

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TOBIAS

By: Briggs, Barbara

Price: $34.94

Publisher: New York, A. A. Knopf: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42032

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


24 pages; Clean and secure in original pictorial boards in matching dustjacket (edgeworn with come chipping, price-clipped). Illustrated by the author. A delightful children's book with wonderful illustrations and a charming story of Tobias, a young tiger, who goes on an adventure. View more info

HANSEL AND GRETHEL AND OTHER TALES

By: Brothers Grimm ; Arthur Rackham (illustrator)

Price: $224.94

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1920

Seller ID: 42447

Condition: Very Good


x, (2), 159, (1) pages; Clean and secure in original quarto red cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration at front board and spine; lower corners slightly rounded, cloth worn at spine ends. Text block and all twenty colour plates present and in near fine condition. All black and white illustrations present and sharp. No markings, no tears; quite a nice example of this fabulous Rackham work. The Story of Hansel and Grethel & Other Tales By The Brothers Grimm is a fantastic collection of stories, decorated with Arthur Rackham’s splendid illustrations. Included, are such well-known a... View more info

THE FRIENDLY VISITOR - New Series, Volume XXVI

By: Brown, Helen E. ; Jennie Perrett ; E. H. Knapp ; Mary E. Ropes ; et al.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, S. W. Partridge: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42445

Condition: Good


188, (4) ads pages; Contents complete in original pictorial boards quite worn at edges and chipped along the spine. about five pages are edgeworn and chipped along outer edges, several have marginal short closed tears and two have quite old tape repairs. Former owner's name on each endpaper "Herbert J. Hurst / March 10, 1893" The Friendly Visitor was a monthly evangelical periodical that aimed 'to convey religious instruction and information to the lower classes of society, in a cheap and popular form'. This volume of The Friendly Visitor is from the "New Series" begun in t... View more info

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THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN

By: Browning, Robert ; Kate Greenaway (Illustrator)

Price: $12.94

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co: c1950

Seller ID: 40919

Condition: Very Good+


Orange cloth spine with dark green pictorial boards. Former owner's bookplate on inside pastedown endpaper, otherwise clean and tight with some light wear at corners and bottom edge of boards. Quite a lovely copy of this beautifully illustrated book. 1950s edition. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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PICTURESQUE AMERICA, OR THE LAND WE LIVE IN - Part 4 with Steel Engraving of Delaware Water Gap by Hinshelwood after Granville Perkins

By: Bryant, William Cullen

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38668

Condition: Good


73-96 pages; Wrappers are edgeworn and separating at spine, steel engraving and other illustrations are clean and in Very Good condition. This is Part 4 of the 48 numbers comprising pages 73 through 96 of the complete work Picturesque America. The individual parts were sent to subscribers in loose gatherings housed in blue printed wrappers as they were published; then subscribers would have them bound to their specifications. A delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our country. ... View more info

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Les Toquades Illustrées par Gavarni Etude de moeurs par Ch. de Bussy [Charles Marchal]

By: Bussy, Ch(arles) de [& Gavarni]

Price: $149.99

Publisher: Paris, P. Martinon Librarie; G. de Gonet, éditeur: [1858]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41979

Condition: Very Good


160 [1] pages; Contemporary green half morocco over marbed boards, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered title directly in the second panel, gilt tooled decoration in the others, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Minor rubbing and light wear to the spine and corners. A tight, pleasing copy of this noted first edition -- with the 20 full page lithographed plates after drawings by Gavarni -- [Sulpice Guillaume Chevalier,1804-1866, who became world famous as an artist working under the name: Paul Gavarni]. The illustrations include abook collector savoring an "edition princeps" whil... View more info

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SKETCHES OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY - Sacred and Profane, From the Creation of the World to the Year 1818 of the Christian Era, ... extended to the year 1822

By: Butler, Frederick

Price: $37.94

Publisher: Hartford, Oliver D. Cooke: 1822

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 39402

Condition: Very Good-


412 pages; Text and plates unmarked and tight in original full leather binding with gilt at spine (crazed), rubbed at extremeties and edges of spine. Quite a charming early 19th century American binding. Former owner's name in pencil on rear endpaper, "The End" written in ink on last page of text, , scattered foxing, one signature protrudes slightly, lacks ffep. Frontispiece engraving depicts Nebuchadnezzar's Vision of the Image; additional full page plates include: Death of Cesar, William Tell, Discovery of America, Inauguration of President Washington, Death of Lews XVI, Conflagrati... View more info

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THE WINDMILL - Stories, Essays, Poems & Pictures by Authors & Artists whose Works are published at the Sign of the Windmill

By: Callender, L. ( editor) ; Arthur Rackham ; Cecil Aldin ; Max Beerbohm ; et al.

Price: $15.94

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42437

Condition: Very Good-


ix, (1), 226 pages; Quarto brown cloth over orange boards with gilt title on front cover. Corners rounded, boards toned, scattered foxing, quarter-size light yellow stain at top margin of last few leaves, one line quote from Walt Whitman neatly on halftitle. Wonderful illustrations (all are present) by C. Lovat Fraser, Max Beerbohm, Cecil Aldin (double page) and Arthur Rackham. This is a anthology of authors who had been published by William Heinemann over a period of 30 years. They include Galsworthy, Gosse, Sassoon, Masefield, Baring, Beerbohm, Swinburne, Hearn, Sackville-West, Zangwill, ... View more info

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Le Portefeuille Vert ou Recueil de contes et d'entretiens, à l'usage de la jeunesse, par Campe Traduit de l'allemand par Mlle S. Trémadeure...

By: Campe, Joachim Heinrich [1746-1818] ; Sophie Ulliac-Trémadeure, trans.

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Paris, Locard et Davi: 1819

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39468

Condition: Very Good-


viii, 280 pages; Contemporary full calf, covers with a decorative border of a rule and floral tools in gilt, flat spine paneled with pairs of gilt rules and all-over tooling, brown marbled endpapers, edges decoratively marbled to match. Spine worn and repaired, with a half inch piece missing and the bottom edge. Frontispiece, title vignette and four full page engraved plates. Joachim Heinrich Campe (1746 – 1818) was a German writer, linguist, educator and publisher. He was tutor to the von Humboldt family, and briefly tutored Alexander and Wilhelm von Humboldt, was associated with Joha... View more info

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THE ROSSETTIS - Dante Gabriel and Christina

By: Cary, Elisabeth Luther ; Margaret Armstrong

Price: $64.94

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42430

Condition: Very Good


xi, (1), 310, (2) pages; Original owner's name on ffep "Edith G. Jennings" clean and secure in original navy blue cloth binding designed by Margaret Armstrong, decoratively stamped at spine and front board with elaborate gilt images of clusters of grapes and grape vines on a trellis and bearing her designer's monogram of an intertwined "MA". Top edge gilt. Frontispiece and thirty additional illustrated plates (black and white, sepia tones and single color) with tissue guards. Cary's study covers both Artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) and poet Christina Georgina Rosse... View more info

SEPALES

By: Cecchi de Boe, Thais ; Sergio Cecchio ; [Inscribed to Isaac Stern ]

Price: $69.94

Publisher: Taninges, Les Freres Lison: 1963

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41510

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Autograph; Poemes de Thais Cecchi - de Boe; Dessins de Sergio Cecchi. Inscribed and SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on title page to Isaac Stern. Number 241 of a limited edition of only 500 copies. From the collection of the violinist Isaac Stern [1920-2001] -- with his "chop" mark in Chinese characters at the rear. (In the Oscar-winning documentary of his 1979 trip to China "From Mao to Mozart," Maestro Stern is seen receiving the gift of his chop with delight: "No more signing!" From now on, "Chop, Chop, Chop!"); Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and... View more info

PARSIFAL MARCHEN

By: Chamberlain, Houston Stewart

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Munchen, Verlag von F. Bruckmann: 1900

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 41528

Condition: Very Good


68 pages; Nr. 77 of an edition limited to only 330 copies printed on Japon paper. OCLC: 8271067 Titlepage with large Initial printed in gold, lettering in red and black. Large initial letters and first chapter lines in beautiful stylized type printed in red. Original card covers with pattern of intertwining vines and flowers printed in gold, lightly dust soiled. Contents clean a bright. Though British-born, Chamberlain wrote in German, authoring several books on political philosophy, natural science, and Richard Wagner. In early adulthood, he migrated to Dresden where he immersed himself i... View more info

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PEGGY THE NOMAD

By: Chapel, Beatrice Shaw

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40242

Condition: Very Good


159 pages; Former owner's name on front endpaper and last page, otherwise clean and tight in original green cloth binding with pictorial onlay of colour illustration of young woman (Peggy) skiing down the snow covered mountain peaks. OCLC: 16797175 Charming illustrations (2 color and many b&w) by Agnes Randall Moore. The author Beatrice Shaw Chapel (1886-1959) lived in Lake Creek, Jackson County, Oregon, where this story is set. Indians, trappers, miners, and wild life of all kinds are in the experiences of the courageous Peggy the Nomad in the American Northwest. Agnes Randall Moore (1905 -... View more info

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The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer A modern rendering into prose of the Prologue and ten tales

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey ; Percy MacKaye ; Walter Appleton Clark (illustrator)

Price: $39.94

Publisher: New York, Fox, Duffield and Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 39262

Condition: Very Good+


xiv, 236 pages; Contents clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering and a coulour illustration mounted to front board with a gilt border. OCLC: 1125960 Illustrated with six wonderful colour plates by Walter Appleton Clark. View more info

PETER - DADDY'S BOY AND MOTHER'S LITTLE MAN

By: Cheesman, Lilian

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Jarrold & Sons: 1916

Seller ID: 40409

Condition: Very Good


110 pages; Clean and tight in original tan cloth binding with paste-on illustration on front cover. Tipped in coloured frontispiece of child and thirteen full page coloured plates, OCLC: 315939169 The story of a four year old sent to stay with Miss Daventry who has never taken care of a child before. A Very Good copy of this charmingly illustrated book. Date is approximate, none printed in book. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

Image for Promenades pittoresques en Touraine. Histoire, légendes, monuments, paysages Cent quatre-vingts gravures sur bois et une carte du département d'Indre-Et-Loire

Promenades pittoresques en Touraine. Histoire, légendes, monuments, paysages Cent quatre-vingts gravures sur bois et une carte du département d'Indre-Et-Loire

By: Chevalier, M. l'Abbé C[asimir]

Price: $39.99

Publisher: Tours, Alfred Mame Et Fils: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41886

Condition: Very Good


viii; 592 pages; Rebound for the U. S. Library of Congress in full maroon library buckram, endpapers with "LC" repeated pattern, top edges gilt. Small paper library label on spine, small "LC" perforated stamp on the title page, two ink numbers in pencil on the verso of the title page -- no other marks. Minor diffuse foxing scattered through affecting a few leaves. With the double page engraved map of the Départment d'Indre-et-Loire, and the series of 180 wood engraved view, mostly executed after drawings by Karl Girardet. A heavy volume, extra shipping charges for priori... View more info

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BLACK BEAUTY As Told By Uncle Mal for Today's Boys and Girls

By: Claire, Malcolm ;(Uncle Mal) ; Bernice Magnia (illustrator) ; Ana Sewell

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Sandusky and New York, Prang Company Publishers: 1946

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 40567

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


32 pages; Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in original pictorial boards in matching dustjacket with edgewear and scraping along spine. OCLC: 32805811 Ana Sewell's classic story of a horse of nineteenth century England who tells his life story from his early home through many masters and experiences, both good and bad, retold in brief by Malcolm Claire with illustrations by Bernice Magnie. Charmingly told and wonderfully illustrated. View more info

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NATURE'S OWN GARDENS

By: Clarke, Maud Umfreville

Price: $39.94

Publisher: London, New York, J.M. Dent & E.P. Dutton: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41352

Condition: Very Good


280 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial cloth binding decoratively stamped at spine and front boardin green, white, red, gilt in a repeating floral pattern of blooming flowers and border vines. Minor rubbing at extremeties, some rippling of the cloth on rear boards. Beautifully illustrated with 51 full-page, colour drawings and numerous b&w drawings. Clarke presents her botanical musings for each month of the year. Excerpt: "When each and all of the Nature Gardens are so lovely in their particular way, it is unwise to show partiality; and yet there is something dangerously lik... View more info

GRANDMA'S TALES

By: Cogger, Edward P. ; (illustrator)

Price: $34.94

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin Bros: 1870

Seller ID: 42206

Condition: Very Good-


Uncle Frank's Series; 8 pages; Clean and secure in original colour pictorial wrappers; original owner's name in pencil at top edge of first page: "Lucinda Holdin." Bound in orange and white pictorial paper wrappers lettered in black, some foxing or staining, front wrapper, chip at upper right corner, spine has been stitched with white thread. Booklet measures 15 x 12 cm. Eight unnumbered printed pages, each with a hand-colored wood engraving. Color engraving on front wrapper is signed, "E.P.C." i.e., Edward P. Cogger. OCLC 191236297 Publishing date is approximate, issued ... View more info