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THE GREEN PASTURES

By: Connelly, Marc ; Robert Edmond Jones (illustrator); Richard Berry Harrison (SIGNED)

Price: $199.94

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41548

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Autograph; 141 pages; Clean and tight in publisher's green cloth binding in very good dustjacket with large chip at base of spine. Inscribed and SIGNED on the ffep by Richard B. Harrison who portrayed "De Lawd" in the first performance of the play at the Mansfield Theatre, New York City, February 26, 1930. A Fable suggested by Roark Bradford's Southern Sketches, "Ol' Man Adam an' His Chillun." Includes the lyrics for several wonderful spirituals. Beautiful black and white illustrations by R. E. Jones. Printed by Lakeside Press. The fanciful rendering of an Old Testament fan... View more info

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NOUS - Extrait du Règlement de Service pour Les Troupes Suisses

By: Coulon, Eric de

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Neuchatel, Aux Editions de la Baconniere: 1933

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 41426

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition of only 3000 copies. Thirty-one (31) full page black and white illustrations by the Swiss artist Eric de Coulon (1888-1956) of various aspects of military life. Coulon was perhaps best known for his travel poster art and his humorous graphic art and caricatures. He served in the military in Frontier Brigade 2. Clean and tight in original decorative wrappers, rubbed at extremities. ; 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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THE BABY'S OPERA A Book of Old Rhymes with New Dresses. Music by the Earliest Masters

By: Crane, Walter

Price: $74.95

Publisher: New York, McLoughline Bros.: 1877

Seller ID: 42279

Condition: Very Good-


54 pages; Contents clean and secure in original pictorial boards, cloth spine worn at spine ends, boards rubbed at edges and corners; endpapers split along internal hinges, but holding strong; tiny bookseller's label at corner of ffep ("Booksellers / Mohun Bros. / 1015 PA Ave / Washington") . Deep brown paper over boards with moderate reddish-brown very fine diagonal rib spine; central panel with various images found in book of cow jumping over the moon, the dish and the spoon, a cat playing the fiddle and a dog laughing, candles and plants and birds, all within triple rule border, l... View more info

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GREAT MUSICIANS - ART AND GLORY told in Picture and in Story

By: Crawford, Rebekah ; [SIGNED] ; Elizabeth Tousey

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, Donald W. Newton: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40237

Condition: Very Good+


Autograph; Oblong quarto (10 3/4" by 12 1/4"). Inscribed and Signed by the author (Crawford) on the ffep - "To A. Edward Davis, Jr. / The life that is in time with the / melodies of Heaven cannot fail of / being happy. / Rebekah Crawford / Aug. 4th 1925." Otherwise clean and tight in original dark blue cloth binding with decorative stamping in red and green and gilt lettering on front cover. Beautifully illustrated book with full page plates on the left and poetic text about specific musicians on the right, each page in a wonderful decorative graphic border, many incorporating ... View more info

Oeuvres de D'Arnaud [ in Twelve Volumes ]

By: d'Arnaud, Francois-Thomas-Marie de Baculard ; [Clara Tice's set]

Price: $999.94

Publisher: Paris, Chez Laporte Libraire, rue Christine, M.DCC.CXV: 1795

Seller ID: 39489

Condition: Very Good


12 vols pages; Twelve volumes, 8vo, contemporary full calf, flat spines, covers with a decorative "cloud" or flame pattern, executed in acid-staining, delicate gilt borders. The flat spines have gilt-lettered labels in red and black; two of the other panels have gilt-tooled decorative "urns" -- the other two panels have an all-over pattern of gilt tools within a diagonal grid of rules. There are plum-colored endpapers, and the edges of the text-blocks are decoratively stained to match the boards. There is some cracking along the hinges and some light rubbing and wear, but th... View more info

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Journal of Researches Into the History & Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H. M. S. Beagle Under the Command of Capt. Fitzroy, R. N. Engravings by Robert Gibbings. Introduction by Gavin de Beer.

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1957

Seller ID: 40932

Condition: Fine


Fine in Near Fine slipcase. Publisher's beige cloth, with titles lettered on the spine and decorative stampings in brown. A fine copy, clean and tight, with no wear or markings of any sort. The publisher's maroon slipcase is also unworn, but has a couple of minor dust spots along the top edge. An excellent copy of one of the nicer Heritage Press productions. View more info

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PLAYS BY JOHN DAVIDSON being An Unhistorical Pastoral, A Romantic Farce, Bruce A Chronicle Play, Smith A Tragic Farce, and Scaramouch in Naxos A Pantomime

By: Davidson, John ; Aubrey Beardsley (illustrator) ; [David Belasco]

Price: $124.94

Publisher: London / Chicago, Elkin Mathews and John Lane / Stone and Kimball: 1894

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 38439

Condition: Very Good


(viii), 294, 15 (ads) pages; Clean and tight in original light brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and gilt image of a Pierrot designed by Beardsley on front cover. cloth worn and chipped at spine ends. Of this edition 500 copies have been printed for England. Frontispiece, titlepage vignette and cover-design by Aubrey Beardsley. OCLC: 23103467 Attractive 19th century bookplate of David Belasco. David Belasco (1853 – 1931) was an American theatrical producer, impresario, director and playwright. He was the first writer to adapt the short story Madame Butterfly for the sta... View more info

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LA MAISON ROULANTE Ouvrage Illustree de 20 vignettes par Bayard

By: De Stolz, Madame ; Emile Bayard (illustrator)

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie: 1872

Seller ID: 40559

Condition: Very Good


Bibliothèque rose illustrée; 286 pages; Clean and secure in 19th century binding of quarter red leather and marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Leather rubbed at extremities, darkened at spine. Deuxième édition. Illustrations by Bayard. Mme. De Stolz was the pseudonym of Fanny Begon (1820 - 1898) a French author whose career spanned the second half of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century. She published over 100 books including several illustrated by the best artists of her time (including Bayard). Her work also frequently appeared in the Journal des Petites ... View more info

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THE LIFE AND STRANGE SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, of York, Mariner, as Related by Himself Embellished with plates and designs by Noel Pocock

By: Defoe, Daniel ; Noel Pocock (illustrator)

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York and London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1910

Seller ID: 42130

Condition: Very Good-


352 pages; Contents clean and secure in original beige buckram binding with gilt lettering, cloth is worn at spine ends and generally dust soiled with two small stains on rear board; pictorial endpapers, 24 wonderful colour illustrations tipped in on gray-green card stock. OCLC 7891693 Ralph NoelPocock (1878-1955) studied briefly at the Royal College of Art in Kensington, by the turn of the century he was working primarily as a b&w illustrator, contributing to The Public School Magazine and Granta, and several other periodicals. His first book illustrations appeared in 1902, when he provided... View more info

ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS - The JAMES A. DE ROTHSCHILD Collection at WADDESDON MANOR

By: Delaisse, L. M. J. ; J. Marrow & J. De Wit

Price: $84.94

Publisher: Office Du Livre: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41535

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


46 colour plates, many b&w illus; 608 pages; This important collection formed at Waddesdon Manor by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, houses a selection of some of the best illuminated manuscripts produced at important publishing houses and workshops of the later Middle Ages. This volume includes descriptions, index and useful documentation and reference material. A FINE copy in Very Good Dust jacket in original slipcase. Book is large and heavy and will require extra postagefor international or priority. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its... View more info

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Children's Stories from Dickens, Re-told By His Grand-Daughter and Others Illustrated by: [Frances Brundage], Harold Copping, The Baroness Orezy, Willis Grey, Edith Scannell & Major Giles; edited by Edric Vredenburg

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $34.94

Publisher: London, Raphael Tuck & Sons: 1907

Seller ID: 39747

Condition: Very Good


104 pages; Publisher's green cloth, pictorial decoration in gilt on the front cover and spine, beveled edges to the boards. Date is approximate. Minor wear to the binding, with a short, trifling tear at the edge of the rear free endpaper, some tanning to the first and last leaves (transfer from the paper of the endpapers), and a black ink rectangle to a small portion of the title page (effectively obscuring a single name). The first Tuck-published text with this title was issued about 1890, with 48 pages of letterpress text, and 12 chromolithographed illustrations by Frances Brundage. By th... View more info

The Seven Poor Travellers Embellished with illustrations by Arthur Hogg

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $99.94

Publisher: New York, James Pott & Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41502

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


71 & [1] pages; Publisher's red cloth, gilt lettering on spine and front cover, with gilt-stamped floral decorations and rules stamped in blind. Pale grey-green floral patterned endpapers, top edges gilt. The plain glassine dust jacket shows only minor toning, and while it is impossible to prove that it is original, it has clearly been wrapped around this copy for a very long time, and is consistent with the nature of this small "gift book." Four full page colour tinted illustrations by Arthur Hogg. The title page does not specify a date; the date of 1908 is determined by a brief rev... View more info

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Shape Book / Ornament)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $4.94

Publisher: Made in Taiwan: c1980

Seller ID: 41836

Condition: Near Fine


10 pages; A small (5" x 2 1/2") shape book with 16 pages and vintage color illustrations. Cut in the shape of Santa with a bag of toys. Gold string.; 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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WALT DISNEY'S FOREST FRIENDS from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

By: Disney, Walt

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1938

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41277

Condition: Very Good


28 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial boards, boards rubbed at edges. Illustration on cover with Bambi, Thumper & their friends. Colour and b&w illustrations throughout. OCLC: 11145373; 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

ST. NICHOLAS An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks Vol. XVI Part II, May 1889 to October 1889

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes; Joel Chandler Harris; Palmer Cox; E.W. Kemble; Celia Thaxter

Price: $44.94

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1889

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41049

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and tight in beautiful Victorian pictorial red cloth binding with decorative stamping in gilt and black. A really lovely book with some mionor wear at spine ends. Quarto (9 3/4" by 7 1/2"). Six monthly issues bound together. Contents include: A Skilled Chinese Youth by Charles Howard Johnson; The Brownies' Garden by Palmer Cox; Among Dogs of High Degree by Noah Brooks; The Bunny Stories by John H. Jewett and illustrated by Culmer Barnes; Captain Duck by Joaquin Miller; The Runaway Daddy Jake by Joel Chandler Harris illustrated by E. W. Kemble (Part 3); Cuff The Orphan Bear Cub... View more info

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Hirzepinzchen: Ein Märchen Mit Buchschmuck von Robert Weise

By: Ebner-Eschenbach, Marie von

Price: $299.94

Publisher: Stuttgart - Berlin - Leipzig, Union Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft: 1890

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41590

Condition: Very Good+


2 p.l. & 24 pages; Publisher's coral-colored linen, with lettering in gilt on the spine and front cover, and a figured design on the front cover in green, beige and brown, beveled edges to the boards, striking Jugendstil patterned endpapers, edges of the text block decoratively stained green. An excellent copy, with just a bit of minor soilig to the covers, the gilt on the spine is toned brown, and there is just a touch of light rubbing to the spine ends, tips of the corners and the upper edge of the rear cover. The German text is set within a striking colored floral design surrounding on thre... View more info

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WASTE NOT, WANT NOT or, Two Strings To Your Bow with Illustrations from Original Designs

By: Edgeworth, Maria

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Geo. S. Appleton: 1850

Seller ID: 38696

Condition: Very Good


62, 18 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth binding with gilt titles at front cover and decorative stamping in blind to both boards. Two charming full page illustrated plates, hand-coloured. 18 pages of ads at rear with many wood engravings. Maria Edgeworth (1768 – 1849) was an Irish writer of adult and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe. For her times, she held advanced views on estate management, politics and education, and she corresponded with some of the lea... View more info

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GREETINGS 1969 [Pin-up Girl Calendar]

By: Elvgren, Gillette (Gil)

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Brown and Bigelow: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42322

Condition: Very Good


Clean and secure in spiral wire. The size is 7 ½ x 9 ½" which opens to double size with twelve month calendars at bottom and twelve illustrations at tops. Printed for "The Beach Shop" and "The Beach Market" in Sarasota, Florida. Twelve "American Beauties" created by Siesta Key Artist Gil Elvgren. The themed beauties include a cowgirl, Gillette Elvgren (1914 – 1980) was an American painter of pin-up girls, advertising and illustration. Best known for his pin-up paintings for Brown & Bigelow, Elvgren studied at the American Academy of Art. He was strongly in... View more info

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OLD BRIDGES OF FRANCE A Series of Historical Examples from Roman Times to the End of the XVIIIth Century with an Explanatory and Descriptive Text

By: Emerson, William ; Georges Gromort

Price: $249.94

Publisher: New York, Press of the American Institute of Architects: 1925

Seller ID: 39464

Condition: Very Good+


[iv], 124, [2] pages; Contents clean and tight, binding worn at base of spine with a few chips and scrapes to red leather spine labels. Cream buckram lightly dust soiled. This is #263 of a Limited, Numbered Edition only 1000 copies. Preface, in French and English, by M. Victor Laloux, Membre de l'Institute. Remainder of text is in English. Illustrated with 24 Reproductions in Color from the Original Watercolors by Pierre Vignal which are mounted on heavy stock, 35 Black and White Drawings by Louis C. Rosenberg & Samuel Chamberlain, 44 Measured Drawings, Photographs, Diagrams and Maps. This... View more info

A CIRCUS GARLAND

By: Field, Rachel ; Prentiss Taylor (illusrator)

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, Winter Wheat Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 42207

Condition: Very Good+


8 pages; Very nice condition - clean and bright coloring. This "garland" comprises a single sheet of heavy stock folded twice to create 8 panels, uncut at top edge. every other panel has a lovely hand colored illustration by Prentiss Taylor. This is No. 102 of a limited edition of only 150 copies. "This garland is printed by Paul Johnson and is limited to one hundred and fifty copies; the decorations are colored by hand. Acknowledgement is made to The Three Owls of the New York Herald-Tribune for permission to reprint the poems." OCLC 17731208 View more info