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image of Selected Fables; Translated by Eunice Clark

Selected Fables; Translated by Eunice Clark

by LA FONTAINE, Jean de; Alexander CALDER

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Published
1948
Condition
A very good plus copy, internally lightly toned but clean, neat witty gift inscription in ink on front free endpaper, boards wit
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$75.00

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New York: The Quadrangle Press, 1948. A very good plus copy, internally lightly toned but clean, neat witty gift inscription in ink on front free endpaper, boards with some bumping at extremities, price-clipped jacket lightly worn and toned. Folio (12 x 9 inches). 88, [3] pages. 36 full and half-page illustrations by Calder, 12 vignettes. Printed in red… Read more
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$75.00
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Star Wars Punch-Out and Make-It Book

by STAR WARS; Ib PENICK; Pagtricia WYNNE; Charlotte STAUB

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1978
Condition
A fine, complete, unused copy
ISBN
9780394837840
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$125.00

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New York: Random House, 1978. A fine, complete, unused copy. 11.75 x 8.5 inches. [32] pages. Complete with all color cut outs preserved in unused pages. Stapled as issued in pictorial wrappers. The book allows readers to cut out and make: Rs-D2, C-3P0, X-Wing Plane, Landspeeder, Energy Pistol, Lightsaber, TIE Fighter, and Sandcrawler. Designed by Ib Penick, illustrated… Read more
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$125.00
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El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha. Nueva edicion corrigida por la Real Academia Espaola

by CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de

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Published
1780
Condition
Bindings with some light wear at extremities, a few areas n sides peeled, some occasional pale foxing, but generally a very well
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$45,000.00

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Madrid: Joaquín Ibarra, 1780. Bindings with some light wear at extremities, a few areas n sides peeled, some occasional pale foxing, but generally a very well-preserved set in a contemporary Spanish binding. 4 volumes, large 4to (301 x 223 mm). Four engraved frontispieces, folding map, portrait and 31 engraved plates after A. Carnicero, J. del Castillo, J. Brunete,… Read more
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$45,000.00
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Chansons de France depuis le quinzième siècle jusqu'á nos jours

by BODENHEIM, Nelly

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Published
1946
Condition
A very-good plus copy, the front cover with fading and pale tidemark at bottom, some intermittent and unobtrusive foxing
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$100.00

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Amsterdam: Mason d'editions "De Spieghel", 1946. A very-good plus copy, the front cover with fading and pale tidemark at bottom, some intermittent and unobtrusive foxing. 8vo. 43, [1] pages. Black silhouettes by Nelly Bodenheim. Original quarter black cloth, pink pictorial boards. A charming series of songs, illustrated with silhouettes. Bodenheim was born in Amsterdam where she was trained… Read more
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$100.00
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Full and By. Being a Collection of Verses by Persons of Quality in Praise of Drinking

by MARQUIS, Don; Christopher MORLEY; Cameron ROGERS; Edward A. WILSON

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Published
1925
Condition
Some light soiling to spine, generally in fine, bright condition. Without the slipcase
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$250.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page, 1925. Some light soiling to spine, generally in fine, bright condition. Without the slipcase. Folio (30 x 22.5 cm). 153, [1] pages. Original double-page color lithograph by Wilson signed in pencil (tissue guard preserved) and full-page color illustrations by Wilson throughout. Quarter vellum paper, brown boards, gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. First edition,… Read more
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$250.00
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On the Slain Collegians

by MELVILLE, Herman; Antoniio FRASCONI

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Published
1972
Condition
A fine copy with slightest of toning to the jacket
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$90.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1972. A fine copy with slightest of toning to the jacket. 8vo. Woodcuts by Frasconi. Original black cloth; pictorial dust jacket. First trade edition, signed by Frasconi on the title-page. Frasconi was both the editor and illustrator of this volume of Melville's poems. A limited edition had been published the previous year.… Read more
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$90.00
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Pillen voor Joe

by PONTEN, Kees van; Jan FEITH [pseud. Chris KRAS, illustrator]

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Published
1900
Condition
Some light soiling to title leaf, generally colors fresh and sheets bright
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$150.00

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Amsterdam: Cohen Zonen, 1900. Some light soiling to title leaf, generally colors fresh and sheets bright. 8vo (19 x 26 cm). [28] pages, each a full-color lithograph. Bound in plain, quarter cloth. A fine work by the caricaturist Chris Kras, critical of English involvement in the Boer War.
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$150.00
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Neue Sammlung der merkwürdigsten Reisegeschichten, insonderheit der bewährtesten Nachrichten von den Ländern und Völkern des ganzen Erdkreises

by LOEN, Johann Michael von

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Published
1749
Condition
Some wear to binding, small areas of worming along spine, light browning of text, one plate with short tear at one fold and some
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$275.00

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Frankfurt: van Dùren, 1749. Some wear to binding, small areas of worming along spine, light browning of text, one plate with short tear at one fold and some browning along another, otherwise a clean copy, the plates in generally fine condition. Volume one (of 34) only, 4to (24.5 x 20 cm). Title printed in red and black. Engraved… Read more
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$275.00
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A Tale of Two Glimps

by BEMELMANS, Ludwig

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Published
1946
Condition
Wrapper lightly chipped, boards worn at ends of spine
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$275.00

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[New York]: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1946. Wrapper lightly chipped, boards worn at ends of spine. Oblong 4to. Original pictorial boards; original plain cream dust wrapper. FIRST EDITION, with CBS's promotional card laid-in. The two "glimps" - singular creatures whose varying perceptions (glimpses...) of their worlds provide them their name - each have a television set. One has color,… Read more
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$275.00
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The Fables of Aesop, and Others, with Designs on Wood

by BEWICK, Thomas; AESOP

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1818
Condition
A very good copy, internally clean and fresh, joints restored and with some light wear to binding
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$700.00

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Newcastle: E. Walker for T. Bewick and Son, 1818. A very good copy, internally clean and fresh, joints restored and with some light wear to binding. 8vo. xxiv, 376 pages. 188 fable cuts and 136 tailpieces in text. Contemporary English polished calf, the sides and spines decorated in blind and gilt, marbled edges, by Whitehead and Sons, Leeds… Read more
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$700.00
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Corpus inscriptionum Latinarum: Priscae latinitatis monumenta epigraphica ad archetyporum fidem exemplis lithographis repraesentata

by RITSCHL, Friedrich

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Published
1862
Condition
Inkstamp on title, plate 34 separated from guard, some light wear at sheet edges, somehat shaken and leaned, but overall a clean
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$1,500.00

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Berlin: Georg Reimer, 1862. Inkstamp on title, plate 34 separated from guard, some light wear at sheet edges, somehat shaken and leaned, but overall a clean copy in original condition. Large folio (580 x 410 mm; 22.5 x 16 inches). vii, [2], [2]-127 pages. 96 lithographs mounted on guards, of which 12 double-page, and two tri-fold. Publisher's cloth-backed… Read more
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$1,500.00
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The Dance of Death, through the various stages of human life

by DANCE OF DEATH; HOLBEIN, Hans

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Published
1811
Condition
Front cover detached, some wear at extremities, stain on title, light spotting throughout
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$450.00

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London: B. Crosby & Co, 1811. Front cover detached, some wear at extremities, stain on title, light spotting throughout. 12mo (178 x 110 mm). vi, 56 pages. Engraved frontispiece and 47 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards. Provenance: Robert Frederick Green (bookplate); Donald Wandrei, author and co-founder of Arkham House Publishers (bookplate). A finely-printed English-language edition… Read more
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$450.00
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Éloge de Sébire

by OSENAT, Pierre

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Published
1974
Condition
Minor shelfwear to slipcase, but a fine, bright copy
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$200.00

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Paris: Éditions d'Art les Heures Claires, 1974. Minor shelfwear to slipcase, but a fine, bright copy. 4to. 6 original lithographs, 2 double-page. Printed wrappers; cloth chemise; slipcase. LIMITED EDITION, number 186 of 250 copies.
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$200.00
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Haircuts of Hackney. A Visual Encyclopedia of East London Hair

by FROST, Daniel

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
2015
Condition
A fine copy, without wear or markings
ISBN
9781910566008
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$30.00

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London: Hoxton Mini Press, 2015. A fine copy, without wear or markings. 8vo. Accordion-form, folding into pictorial boards. FIRST EDITION, number 26 of 250 copies, signed by Frost on the title.
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$30.00
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The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales

by CHAUCER, Geoffrey; Ronald KING

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1978
Condition
A fine copy in a slightly scuffed slipcase, library sticker on rear pastedown and discreet discard stamp on endleaves
ISBN
9780901380326
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$35.00

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Circle Press Publications, 1978. A fine copy in a slightly scuffed slipcase, library sticker on rear pastedown and discreet discard stamp on endleaves. Folio (15 1/2 x 11 inches). 57 pages. Color screen prints by Ronald King. Cloth; slipcase. LIMITED EDITION, number 220 of 250 copies intialed by King. This copy has the folder for the additional print,… Read more
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$35.00
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The Granny Alphabet

by WALKER, Tim; Kit HESKETH-HARVEY; Lawrence MYNOTT

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
2013
Condition
A fine copy
ISBN
9780500544266
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$45.00

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New York: Thames & Hudson, 2013. A fine copy. Two volumes, 4to. Original pictorial boards; slipcase. FIRST EDITION.
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$45.00
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Eloise in Paris

by THOMPSON, Kay

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Published
1957
Condition
A very good copy in a bright jacket, price-clipped. Child's ownership name and date in year of publication on front endpaper
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$150.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1957. A very good copy in a bright jacket, price-clipped. Child's ownership name and date in year of publication on front endpaper. Folio. Illustrated by Hilary Knight. Original cloth; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION, first printing.
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$150.00
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Ape & Cat [and] The Madonna of the Future

by DINE, Jim (b.1935), illustrator; Henry JAMES (1843-1916)

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Published
1997
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$4,000.00

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San Francisco: The Arion Press, 1997. Introduction by Arthur Danto. 2 volumes. 8vo (12 x 9 inches) text volume containing one photogravure and a tipped-in photographic plate. 67, [1] pp. Separate accordion-folded album (16 x 12 1/2 inches) containing 18 mounted photogravure prints, all by Jim Dine. Both laid into publisher's box with lead alloy inset bas-relief sculpture of… Read more
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$4,000.00
image of The Temple of Flora. Twenty-eight drypoint-engravings...with Botanical notes compiled and poetry selected by Glenn Todd & Nancy Dine

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San Francisco: The Arion Press, 1984. Folio (20 1/2 x 14 inches). 28 drypoint etchings, combining engraving and drypoint, using hand and electric tools, by Jim Dine, plus an additional print on chine colle from the second state of the frontispiece (entitled "Details from Nancy's Garden"), signed by Dine, laid in separate printed folder. Original quarter green morocco, gilt-lettered… Read more
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$10,000.00
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Brazilian Miniatures. Miniaturas Brasileiras

by LESKOSCHEK, Axl (1889-1976)

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Published
1974
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$350.00

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Guildford: Circle Press, 1974. 8vo (157 x 127 mm; 6 1/4 x 5 in.). Text in Portuguese, English, and Spanish. 51 woodcuts on 46 sheets, with an additional woodcut on title. Text and plates laid loose as issued in printed paper wrapper and folding printed card portfolio, mounted print on cover, cloth ties. A fine copy, as-issued. LIMITED EDITION,… Read more
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$350.00