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image of INTIMATE JOURNALS: CHARLES BAUDELAIRE

INTIMATE JOURNALS: CHARLES BAUDELAIRE

by Baudelaire, Charles. Translated by Chistopher Isherwood, Introduction by T.S. Eliot

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Published
1930
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Very Good Plus.
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Limited, First Edition
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$96.34

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London / New York: The Blackamore Press / Random House, 1930. The first English edition consists of 400 copies, this being #148. Pp. [128], with 8 plates (includes frontispiece portrait), all drawn by Baudelaire. Blue cloth, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Rear cover very lightly soiled, spine slightly sunned, a couple of light pencil notes to rear… Read more
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image of ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. With 96 Illustrations by George Walker [and] ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN TORONTO. The Wood Engravings and Drawings for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by George Walker

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Toronto: The Cheshire Cat Press, (Printed at the Poole Hall Press in Grimsby) 1988, 1991 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: Unbound boxed copy, #41 in an edition of 177 copies, inscribed on the half-title to "Hugh Anson-Cartwright with best wishes from Joe Brabant 19.xii.88." includes the 4-page illustrated prospectus. 95 wood engravings cut by George Walker, including tipped-on hand-painted frontispiece on… Read more
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image of THE ROSEBUD; or, CAUTIONARY STORIES IN VERSE. Adapted to the Ideas of Children from Four to Eight Years Old. Embellished with 30 Engravings on Wood

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Boston: Munroe & Francis, 128 Washington-Street; and David Francis, 364 Washington Street, n.d. [ca. 1835], 1835. 14.5 cm x 9 cm. Pp. 69, [1] - publ. advert., 32 uncredited wood engravings printed on the verso opposite each poem, possibly by Abel Bowen. Rebound in new plain paper-covered boards, title in black to the spine. Housed in a custom, plain paper… Read more
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PRAYERS IN A FIELD: ten poems

by Aliquando Press] - Lochhead, Douglas

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Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited, First Edition
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$160.56

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Toronto: The Aliquando Press, 1974. Limited to 125 numbered copies, this being "h/c". 15 cm x 9.2 cm, 12 leaves, line cuts of 5 drawings by Paulette Dennis (nee Riches), bound in brown Swedish Ingres Tumba paper wrappers with illustration and lettering duplicating title-page. Designed and printed by William Rueter. Small blemish to paper of rear cover, else near fine.… Read more
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THE HAPPY ISLANDS. Stories and Sketches of the Georgian Bay. Decorations by Thoreau MacDonald

by Shaw, Marlow A.

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Published
1926
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$80.28

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1926. Pp. 254. Teal, ribbed cloth with illustration stamped in green, and red stamped lettering to cover and spine, plus six drawings (the cover makes seven) and one map. In a beige dust jacket duplicating the cover. Cover and jacket design by Thoreau MacDonald. Foxing to the text-block edges, though interior clean and crisp. Spine very… Read more
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THE SEASONS. With Five Pictures by Jacquier and an Introduction by John Beresford

by Thomson, James

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Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Numbered, Limited Edition
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$32.11

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London: The Nonesuch Press, 1927. No. 617 of 1,500 copies. Pp. [xxi], 198. Title-page vignette plus 6 copper-plate illustrations engraved by C. Sigrist, the the prints were water-coloured through stencils by The Curwen Press. Marbled cloth, gilt-stamped leather spine label, top edge rough trimmed, others uncut. Bookplate of Canadian literary giant, Robertson Davies, to front pastedown, bit of offsetting to… Read more
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THE SEASONS. A New Edition Ornamented with Engravings on Wood by Bewick, from Designs of Mr. Thurston

by Thomson, James

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Published
1805
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$220.77

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London: Printed for James Wallis, Paternoster Row by Thomas Davison, 1805. Simultaneously published by the entrepreneurial Wallis in three different formats (demy octavo, royal octavo, and foolscap), at three different price points to increase potential customers. This being the small foolscap edition, 158 mm x 98 mm. Pp. xxiii, [286], [6] -index and glossary, 9 engraved plates + title-page vignette,… Read more
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THE CLUB: in a Dialogue Between Father and Son

by Puckle, James

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Published
1817
Condition
Very Good Plus.
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$240.84

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London: Printed for the Proprietor by John Johnson: and sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, et al, 1817. Originally published in 1711. (24.6 cm x 15.5 cm.) Pp. [xii], 95. Frontispiece portrait engraved by T. Bragg after an original by Vertue with tissue guard, comical engraved vignette with text framed and bordered with vines to the 1817 title-page,… Read more
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THE OLD GARDEN and Other Verses

by Deland, Margaret. Decorated by Walter Crane

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Published
1894
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Boston / Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin & Co; The Riverside Press, 1894. Pp. [ix], 114, printed in a French fold (or double fold) binding. Each poem printed in a Gothic text and bordered and decorated in colour by Walter Crane. Colour illustrated cloth boards, white cloth spine strip, cover and spine lettered in red and black, flower illustrated endpapers. Covers slightly… Read more
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FEATHERED FAVOURITES. Twelve Coloured Pictures of British Birds

by Wolf, Joseph

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Published
1854
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$1,445.04

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London: Thomas Bosworth, 215 Regent Street, 1854. Original red grained cloth, bevelled edges, gilt title within an elaborate gilt wreath design to upper board, ornate gilt spine design, all edges gilt. Printed on heavy bond paper. Pp. [vi], [54], + 12 circular chromolithograph plates (with tissue guards) surrounded by an ornate gilt wreath frame and followed by poetry featuring that… Read more
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CANADIAN SCENERY IlUSTRATED [2 Volumes]

by Bartlett, W.H. and N.P. Willis

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Very Good
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$802.80

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London: James S. Virtue, City Road and Ivy Lane, n.d. [1842] 2 volumes, 117 plates + engraved map, 2 vignettes on extra engraved title-pages, all with tissue guards. Original green cloth stamped in blind, with gilt stamped cover vignette and ornate gilt spines, all edges gilt. Covers slightly soiled and rubbed at the tips, head of spine started with a… Read more
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London: Bernard Quaritch, 1910. 33 cm x 23 cm. Pp. 157 + 112 chromolithographs interleaved with tissue (collated and complete), plus numerous black & white drawings, title-page in red & black. Original gilt-stamped decorated maroon cloth, bevelled edges, all edges gilt. Very lightly rubbed to spine ends and tips. Interior very clean, bright and tight. Includes chapters on the Ornament… Read more
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ROBES OF THESPIS. Costume Designs by Modern Artists

by Mason, Rupert; George Sheringham; R. Boyd Morrison (Editors)

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$120.42

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London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1928. Pp. xv, 143, complete with colour frontispiece and 109 plates in colour and black & white, all with captioned tissue guards, head & tail pieces, many text illustrations. Publisher's blue cloth, bright gilt-stamped cover decoration, gilt spine lettering. Covers very slightly soiled and scuffed, else a very good, clean, fresh copy. . First Edition.… Read more
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MISTER FOX

by Canada Toy Books. B1 Series] -

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Published
1920
Condition
Very Good
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$36.13

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Toronto: The Canada Games Co., 1920. Pp. 12 total (includes covers), 8 pages contain illustrations with a stanza of the song beneath, last 2 pages contain the musical score, illustrated card covers, stapled binding, Very good, rare copy. . Soft Cover. Very Good. Quarto.
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image of SALAMMBO. Translation of J.W. Matthews with a foreword by Arthur Symons and Illustrations by Haydn Mackey

SALAMMBO. Translation of J.W. Matthews with a foreword by Arthur Symons and Illustrations by Haydn Mackey

by Flaubert, Gustav

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Published
1930
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Limited, Numbered Edition
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$120.42

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London: Mandrake Press, Printed at the Westminster Press, 1930. One of 1,000 numbered copies (500 for sale in England, 500 overseas), this one unnumbered. Pp. xi, 299. 37 black & white illustrations, 14 illustrations in colour. Blue cloth, gilt title down length of spine. Very, very light spotting to the endpapers only, else a very good plus copy in the… Read more
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image of HORTUS FLORIDUS - The Second Book. Contayning a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of the Summer, Autumn and Winter

HORTUS FLORIDUS - The Second Book. Contayning a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of the Summer, Autumn and Winter

by Pass, Crispin van de; With a Preface by Eleanour Sinclair Ronde, Calligraphy by Margaret Shipton, Translated from the Latin by Spencer Savage

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Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
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$120.42

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London: The Cresset Press, 1929. #295 of 500 copies on mould made paper (plus an additional 30 on hand-made paper). Pp. Unpaginated. Narrow green leather backstrip over marbled boards. 62 reproductions of copper engravings printed on the rectos with the text printed on adjoining verso. Text printed in a clean, calligraphic font. Very good, tight, clean copy. The original Hortus… Read more
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image of THE TYRO. A Review of the Arts of Painting, Sculpture, and Design. To be produced at intervals of two or three months. [WITH RARE EXTRACTS FROM PRESS NOTICES OF TARR]

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[London]: The Egoist Press, [1921] Volume 1 only (of 2), 37.5 cm x 25 cm, pp. 12 (including covers). Illustrated paper covers, design by Lewis extending length of page at right of typepage, stapled binding. Slight uneven browning to front cover, upper outer corners very slightly grazed, else very good copy. Includes works by: Wyndham Lewis; T.S. Eliot; Gus Krutzsch;… Read more
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THE NEW WIZARD OF OZ. With Pictures by W.W. Denslow

by Baum, L. Frank.

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
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Very Good
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Reprint
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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, [ca. 1933] Pp. [viii], 208, 8 colour plates, 7 black & whites plates, text illustrations and vignettes throughout, light green cloth with large illustrated plate mounted to front cover, in white, orange, black, and blue. Cover title reads 'The Wizard of Oz' without the 'New'. Printer's imprint on Copyright page: "Printed and bound by Braunworth & Co., Inc.… Read more
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ELINOR BARLEY. With Illustrations in Dry Point by I.R. Hodgkins

by Warner, Sylvia Townsend

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1930
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$160.56

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London: Cresset Press, 1930. An edition of 380 copies, of which this is #141 of 350 copies on mould-made paper and Signed by Warner. Vellum parchment spinestrip over marbled boards, deckled edges, housed in a very good but faded marbled paper-covered slipcase. 5 dry point engravings, plus engraved title-page with vignette. Overall, a fine, tight, probably unread copy in a… Read more
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IN CONSTABLE'S COUNTRY With many reproductions from his paintings.

by Tompkins, Herbert W.

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Published
1906
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$32.11

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London / New York: J.M. Dent & Co / E.P. Dutton & Co., 1906. Green cloth illustrated with trees in black and gold, gilt cover title, tree decorated spine with gilt spine title, top edge gilt. Pp. 264, 16 colour plates. Handsome, unfaded copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus. Stout Octavo.
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