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Image for Histoires et Lecons des Choses pour Les Enfants Illustree de 85 vignettes par Bertall

Histoires et Lecons des Choses pour Les Enfants Illustree de 85 vignettes par Bertall

By: Pape-Carpentier, Mme. Marie

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie: 1872

Seller ID: 40558

Condition: Very Good


Bibliothèque rose illustrée; 316 pages; Clean and secure in 19th century binding of quarter red leather and marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Leather rubbed at extremities, darkened at spine. Sixième édition. Illustrations. Marie Pape-Carpantier (1815–1878) was a French educator and author. She played a major role in revolutionizing education in French schools. She was a feminist who worked to fix poverty, social injustice, and to further the education of girls. She also wrote articles for the weekly French newspaper "The French Economist." View more info

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FISHING MOMENTS OF TRUTH [and] HUNTING MOMENTS OF TRUTH [Kermit Roosevelt Jr.'s copy] [Two Volume set in slipcase]

By: Peper, Eric ; and Jim Rikhoff ; [Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt Jr.]

Price: $349.94

Publisher: New York, Winchester Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40658

Condition: Fine


Autograph; xii, (2), 207; xii, (2), 208 pages; A limited edition two volume set in original red slipcase. This is No. 16 of an edition limited to only 750; each of these volumes in Signed on the limitation page by Jim Rikhoff and inscribed to Kim Roosevelt "with whom this editor has shared many a vicarious Moment of Truth (not necessarily fishing) thru the years." Like new in original bindings of burgundy leatherette spines with red boards. Colour frontispiece illustrations and black and white illustrations throughout by Milton C. Weiler. A collection of unique experiences from s... View more info

Kay Nielsen: an Appreciation

By: Poltarnees, Welleran

Price: $24.94

Publisher: La Jolla, California, The Green Tiger Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40826

Condition: Near Fine


40 pages; Publisher's blue stiff wrappers, with color illustration and printed label mounted to the front cover. 12 tipped-in full-color illustations and 19 duotone illustrations. A handsome tribute volume to one of the great book illustrators of the early twentieth century. Superbly preserved, with crisp covers and corners and no evidence of wear or marking of any sort. View more info

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Harper's Monthly Magazine - October Number, 1908 including "Home Life of the Eskimo"

By: Pyle, Howard ; Vilhjamr Stefansson ; et al.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Brothers: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42291

Condition: Very Good-


An interesting issue of Harper's in the original wrappers. With a frontispiece and another full page color plate by Howard Pyle. The frontispiece is: "An American Privateer Taking a British Prize, an illustration from 'Pennsylvania's Defiance of the United States.' There is an illustrated article by Vilhjamr Stefansson on "Home Life of the Eskimo," and a full page color plate from a painting by Elizabeth Shippen Green. Full magazine, internally very good, with ads intact. The original wrappers have some wear, with some scrappiness along the edges, but no major damage, and no ... View more info

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HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE An Illustrated Weekly 1891 [Full Year of issues from November 4, 1890 through October 27, 1891 ]

By: Pyle, Howard ; William T. Hornaday; W.J. Henderson; Frederic Stuart Church; Peter Newell; et al.

Price: $124.94

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1891

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41434

Condition: Very Good+


Large quarto volume; clean and tight in original green cloth binding with decorative stamping in gilt, black and red. Twelve months of weekly issues (November 4, 1890 through October 27, 1891) of this important 19th century periodical aimed at America's young people. Full page frontispiece titled "Christmas Morning in Paris" by Alice Barber. Harper's Young People began publication in 1879 and later became known as the Harper's Round Table. After 1893 it became a monthly publication until its termination in 1899. This was a well produced and fairly costly publication. As with its coun... View more info

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VICTORIAN PANORAMA

By: Quennell, Peter

Price: $8.94

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford, Ltd: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40923

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


120 pages; A survey of life and fashion from contemporary photographs. Charming colourful dustjacket designed by Osbert Lancaster. Scattered foxxing, dustjacket chipped at base of spine (now in mylar cover). ; 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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LA TERRA E LA VITA, GEOGRAFIA COMPARATIVA [Two Volume Set] prima traduzione italiana

By: Ratzel, Federico ; Aristide Cignolini, Mario Lessona ; (translators)

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Torino, Unione Tipografico-Editrice: 1905

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41640

Condition: Very Good


Two large heavy quarto volumes bound in half leather over cloth covered boards; gilt lettering and decorative stamping at spines. Leather sunned at spines, minor rubbing, still quite nice condition [see images]. Contents clean and tight; illustrated with 21 maps, 19 colour plates, 27 b&w plates, 487 text illustrations. OCLC Number: 799474939 2 vols. (XVI, 853 p., [32] c. di tav. ; 836 p., [35] c. di tav.) 28 cm. tall Friedrich Ratzel (1844 – 1904) was a German geographer and ethnographer, famous for his work related to the realist theory of international relations and the geography of ... View more info

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QUADRUPEDS - What They Are and Where Found. A BOOK OF ZOOLOGY FOR BOYS

By: Reid, Captain Mayne ; William Harvey (illustrator) ; [Walter Edmonds]

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, T. Nelson: 1884

Seller ID: 42246

Condition: Fair


168 pages; Contents clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt decorative border to front board, gilt central design element,with title on front and gilt lettering at spine with image of a mountain goat. Binding is damaged at spine, 2" x 1/4" strip missing along front fold, upper corner worn and frayed. Illustrated full page black and white engraved Illustrations by William Harvey. Frontispiece Illustratration depicting a Hippopotamus, a Rhinoceros and a Tapir; 18 additional full page plates with engravings of quadrupeds. Original owner's name on ffep "Walter Ed... View more info

SCHRECKEN - NOVELLEN UND FEDERZEICHNUNGEN

By: Richter, Klaus

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Berlin, Erich Reiss Verlag: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41074

Condition: Near Fine


Large 8vo. 91 pp. & colophon leaf. With fifteen plates on special paper, reproducing pencil drawings by the author, tipped to text leaves. Publisher's pictorial tan boards, backed with art-vellum spine, boldly lettered with author and title. Nearly fine, with a minor bump along the center of the spine. Handsomely printed book (at the Spamerschen Buchdruckerei in Leipzig) -- copy number 350 of 1100. First edition. The drawings are mostly dated 1917 in the plates. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a... View more info

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The Boy with the U. S. Marines [ SIGNED ]

By: Rolt-Wheeler, Francis ; [Brigadier General]

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1926

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38840

Condition: Very Good+


U. S. Service Series; Autograph; Inscribed and SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on ffep. Provocative inscription from the author reads: "Ug, he said, looking me in the eye! That was my introduction to George Wheeler - who really was the instigator of this book; his years with his wife (a genuine aborigine, whose life at Vassar gave a strange twinge to George's attitude towards thugs) and her kinsfolk - several of whom spoke a patois of English ...-- / With Love, / Brig. G. F. R.-Wheeler" Contents clean and tight, light blue pictorial cloth binding has some wear at spine ends and some faint ... View more info

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PARIS HERSELF AGAIN

By: Sala, George Augustus

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Golden Galley Press Ltd: 1948

Seller ID: 40464

Condition: Very Good+


Illustrated by Victor Ross with wonderful original color lithographs. First published as a series of articles in the "Daily Telegraph," 1878-79 about the German occupation of Paris in the 1870's. ; 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 BAMBI - A Fuzzy Golden Book

By: Salten, Felix

Price: $10.94

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1949

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 39801

Condition: Very Good-


Based on the original story by Felix Salten. Profuse colour illustrations based on the Disney animations. Clean and secure in original binding of pictorial boards. Corners rubbed and paper over spine is chipped and worn. Colour pictorial endpapers. Illustrations of Bambi are flocked with gray (fuzzy), including the one on the front cover of the 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

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THE LIFE OF ROSCOE POUND

By: Sayre, Paul

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Iowa City, College of Law Committee: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40935

ISBN: 143671334X

Condition: Very Good+


(viii), 412 pages; Clean and tight in original burgundy cloth with gilt lettering at spine and front cover. Nathan Roscoe Pound (1870 – 1964) was a distinguished American legal scholar and educator. He was Dean of Harvard Law School from 1916 to 1936. During Roosevelt's first term, Pound initially supported the New Deal, but in 1937, Pound turned against the New Deal and the legal realist movement. That same year Pound resigned as Dean of Harvard Law School to become a University Professor and soon became a leading critic of the legal realists. After World War II Pound served as advis... View more info

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Angling Adventures of an Artist

By: Shirley-Fox, John

Price: $34.94

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1923

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 41917

Condition: Very Good


xiii, (1), 162 pages; Clean and secure in original binding of red cloth spine and gray cloth boards with printed title labels at spine and front cover. A nicely designed and produced book with wonderful b&w illustrations after pencil drawings. OCLC: 8102561 John Shirley Fox (c. 1860–1939) was a Victorian painter who painted primarily Scottish landscapes. Shirley-Fox lived in London and was educated in Paris in Bouguereau's Atelier at the Academie Julian. In his youth he was primarily a portrait painter, but he did landscapes in the English Barbizon style. Beyond painting, his enthusi... View more info

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ORNITOLOGIA BRASILEIRA [ Two Volume Set ]

By: Sick, Helmut ; & Paul Barruel (illustrator)

Price: $84.94

Publisher: Brasilia, Universidade de Brasilia: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40155

ISBN: 8523000879

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


827 pages; Clean and tight in original hardcover brown boards with gilt lettering at spines in very good pictorial dustjackets. Text in Brazilian Portugese. Illustrated with colour plates, b&w drawings and bird silhouettes. Helmut Sick (1910 – 1991), was a German-Brazilian ornithologist, who published more than 200 papers, including this his most influential work: Ornitologia Brasileira (1984), later translated into English as Birds in Brazil: A Natural History (1993). He also led scientific expeditions in remote areas in Brazil and described several species of birds, including the Brasília... View more info

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ALPHONSE MUCHA - His Life and Art

By: Simada, Norio

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Tokyo, Tokyo Shimbun: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41400

Condition: Fine


246 pages; Clean and tight in original glossy pictorial wrappers. Profusely illustrated. Text and captions in English and Japanese. ; 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

DEESIDE

By: Smith Jr, William ; Robert Anderson (illustrator)

Price: $34.94

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1911

Seller ID: 40191

Condition: Near Fine


ix, 174 pages; Illustrated with Folding map, 20 colour plates after paintings by Robert Anderson. Original green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration in brown, white and gilt. Toning to endpapers, else a very nice copy of this beautiful 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

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Dickens's Children - Ten Drawings by Jessie Willcox Smith

By: Smith, Jessie Willcox ; Charles Dickens

Price: $29.94

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42071

Condition: Near Fine


Contents clean and tight in original pictorial green cloth binding with onlay illustration and gilt lettering. A very nice example of this book. Ten fabulous full page colour plates by Jessie Willcox Smith, including Tiny Time, David Copperfield, Paul Dombey, Little Nell, Pip and Joe Gargery, Jenny Wren, Oliver and the Artful Dodger, Four Little Kenwigses, The Runaway Couple, and Little Em'ly. View more info

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THE MAGICAL MIMICS IN OZ

By: Snow, Jack; illustrated by Frank Kramer; L. Frank Baum

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee Co: 1946

Seller ID: 41454

Condition: Very Good


242 pages; Clean and tight in original light gray cloth binding with colour illustrations mounted on front board. Pictorial endpapers, black and white illustrations throughout. Publisher's name in semi script at spine, endpapers printed in green, measure about 1 1/16" thick. The Magical Mimics in Oz (1946) is the thirty-seventh in the series of Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and his successors, and the first written by Jack Snow. It was illustrated by Frank G. Kramer. Snow based his villainous Magical Mimics on the Phanfasms in Baum's Emerald City. In the eleventh chapter of that boo... View more info

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RIVIERA DEI FIORI, ITALY

By: Sorbets, Jacques

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Milan, Art Grafiche Pezzini / Turismo de Imperia: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39392

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tight in original pictorial wrapper with colourful image of a porter with luggage and a golf bag. A wonderful large format publication to promote the Italian Riviera, includes articles in Italian, English, and French; wonderful black and white photographs, four fabulous full page colour lithographs with colour transparency guards. Contributors include: Jacques Sorbets, Arnaldo Fraccaroli, Allan Beer, Nino Bobba, Francesco Brondo, etc. Photographs by Ceresani, Moreschi, Martini, etc. View more info