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Hypatia by Keller, Arthur Ignatius - 1903

by Keller, Arthur Ignatius

Hypatia by Keller, Arthur Ignatius - 1903

Hypatia

by Keller, Arthur Ignatius

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New York, 1903. Original illustration by American artist Arthur Keller (1866-1924) for William Dean Howells's 1903 collection of essays, Heroines of Fiction. In that work, Howells considers the Victorian clergyman Charles Kingsley's 1853 novel Hypatia, a fictionalized life of the pagan philosopher, set in fourth-century Alexandria. Hypatia was one of the first women to study mathematics, astronomy, and philosophy. Murdered by a Christian mob for her outspoken Neoplatonist teachings, she became a symbol for feminists and a martyr for pagans. In Keller's striking portrait, Hypatia's open pose and concentration on her manuscript convey classical self-possession, but her pale skin and tousled ringlets reflect Kingsley's Victorian vision. Howells remarks: "Hypatia is really a young lady of the early eighteen-fifties, of the time when young ladies of her type were crudely called strong-minded. She was a sort of Alexandrian Margaret Fuller." A source of inspiration across centuries, Hypatia most recently served as the subject of the 2009 Spanish film Agora, in which she struggles to save the Library of Alexandria from religious zealots. A fine illustration of a compelling historical (and fictional) figure. Oil on board, measuring 19 x 13.25 inches. Signed "A. I. Keller" in lower right image. Three 2-mm chips to areas of marbling behind figure, a few additional minor chips from framing along edges.
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  • Date Published 1903
  • Keywords art, illustrated, women, science
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Where the Wild Things Are

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New York: Harper & Row, 1963. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition with the publisher's price and the correct first issue code on the front flap. Cloth and papercovered illustrated boards. A bit of foxing to the boards, near fine in a modestly toned, very good dustwrapper with a couple of faint splash marks. Nicely Inscribed by Sendak in 1966 with a small drawing of a dog.
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[Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1495. First Aldine edition, and the first complete edition of Theocritus (printing 12 of the 30 Idylls here for the first time); the first edition of HESIOD'S THEOGONY; second edition of his WORKS AND DAYS; and first editions of most of the other minor works (enumerated below); and first setting of quires £I °E F and £K °E G.. Title in Greek and Roman, introduction by Aldus in Latin;, text entirely in Greek. Woodcut decorated initials and floral or strapwork headpieces, ILLUMINATED THROUGHOUT IN COLORS AND GOLD IN A CONTEMPORARY HAND. [140] leaves. 1 vols. Folio, (315 x 210 mm.). Bound in early 18th-century mottled calf, spine in 7 compartments with citron morocco lettering piece in one and ornamental tooling in the rest; title soiled and shaved along fore-edge, extensive neatly penned marginalia in Greek and Latin, in two different hands; gilt edges, gauffered to all-over pattern of intersecting diagonal fillets and fleurons. Bookplate of St. Benedict's Abbey, Fort… Read More
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[From label on upper cover]: Ehon otsumori sakazuki 絵本おつもり盃 [Last Round for Sex]
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by UTAGAWA, Toyokuni 歌川豊国 & UTAGAWA, Kunitora 歌川国虎, artists

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21 double-page (one with a "trick" fold-out) & four full-page color-printed woodblock illus. 17; 12; 15 folding leaves. Three vols. 8vo, orig. semi-stiff wrappers (rubbed), orig. block-printed title labels on upper covers (not present on the first vol.), orig. stitching. [Japan]: Preface dated 1826. A remarkable and unusual shunga, which depicts a hermaphrodite (three scenes), a ménage à trois, scenes of voyeurism and masturbation, a childbirth scene, a deity with the face of a vagina, and a nun having sex with a man (two scenes). The color printing and embossing are exquisite throughout, fresh and highly detailed. The third volume begins with two extremely rare images. The first depicts a husband praying for a baby girl, while his wife prays for a male child. The following scene depicts a midwife assisting the wife, who is bearing a hermaphroditic baby. There is much to be studied in this book; we have only suggested some of the complex subjects. There is some debate regarding the… Read More
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by Montgomery, L.M.

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Boston: L.C. Page & Company, 1912. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. [viii],306, [6] pp. Bound in publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering, portrait illustration. Very Good, with concave spine, wear to label on front board, light foxing to edges and endpapers, former owner's name scrawled on paste down in ink. Lacking dust jacket. The Canadian author's fifth book, a collection of stories.
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Where the Wild Things Are

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New York: Harper & Row, 1963. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition with the publisher's price and the correct first issue code on the front flap. Cloth and papercovered illustrated boards. A bit of foxing to the boards, near fine in a modestly toned, very good dustwrapper with a couple of faint splash marks. Nicely Inscribed by Sendak in 1966 with a small drawing of a dog.
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[Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1495. First Aldine edition, and the first complete edition of Theocritus (printing 12 of the 30 Idylls here for the first time); the first edition of HESIOD'S THEOGONY; second edition of his WORKS AND DAYS; and first editions of most of the other minor works (enumerated below); and first setting of quires £I °E F and £K °E G.. Title in Greek and Roman, introduction by Aldus in Latin;, text entirely in Greek. Woodcut decorated initials and floral or strapwork headpieces, ILLUMINATED THROUGHOUT IN COLORS AND GOLD IN A CONTEMPORARY HAND. [140] leaves. 1 vols. Folio, (315 x 210 mm.). Bound in early 18th-century mottled calf, spine in 7 compartments with citron morocco lettering piece in one and ornamental tooling in the rest; title soiled and shaved along fore-edge, extensive neatly penned marginalia in Greek and Latin, in two different hands; gilt edges, gauffered to all-over pattern of intersecting diagonal fillets and fleurons. Bookplate of St. Benedict's Abbey, Fort… Read More
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[From label on upper cover]: Ehon otsumori sakazuki 絵本おつもり盃 [Last Round for Sex]
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[From label on upper cover]: Ehon otsumori sakazuki 絵本おつもり盃 [Last Round for Sex]

by UTAGAWA, Toyokuni 歌川豊国 & UTAGAWA, Kunitora 歌川国虎, artists

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Chronicles of Avonlea
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Chronicles of Avonlea

by Montgomery, L.M.

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The American Book Collector, Vol. XV. No. 6, February 1965

by Thorsen, W. B. (editor); Arthur Ignatius Keller; Jeff C. Dykes;

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Chicago, Illinois: W. B. Thorsen, 1965. New and unread copy of the FIRST EDITION. NO owner's name or address label. Very mild age toning. This copy is from the publisher's surplus inventory which we acquired along with the magazine's archives -- now housed at the John Hay Library, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. Vol. XV #6, Feb. 1965. Jeff C. Dykes' "Tentative Bibliographic Check Lists of Western Illustrators #19" describes 93 works containing Arthur Ignatius Keller illustrations. Charles Heartman's American Book Collector lasted 36 issues before publication ceased in 1935. In 1950, William B. Thorsen began a new magazine called The Amateur Book Collector. However, he soon received permission from Heartman's widow to change the name to American Book Collector. There were 233 issues published before its demise in 1976. A third incarnation of the American Book Collector, unrelated to the others, appeared in 54 issues between 1980 and 1987. . First… Read More
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54-40 or Fight

by Hough, Emerson; Keller, Arthur Ignatius [Illustrator]

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A Christmas Carol
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A Christmas Carol

by Arthur Ignatius Keller

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The Hanging of the Crane
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The Hanging of the Crane

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth and Arthur Ignatius Keller

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Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1907. Hardcover. VG (spine is in need of repair as it has pieces missing and a small chunk out of the top, light shelfwear to boards. Pages are very clean and clear.). Blue boards with gilt stamped design on front cover with silhouette of Longfellow, gold spine with white title block and goldish lettering; duotone frontispiece, bw illustrated title page, unpaginated, 13 plates with tissue guards. "Illustrations by Arthur I. Keller. Designs by Florence W. Swan." "This edition is limited to one thousand numbered copies. This is number 525.
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A Christmas Carol

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