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The Aeropleustic Art, by Pocock, George

[London: W. Wilson for Sherwood and Co., 1827]. First edition. latest. Quarto. [2], 51, [1]pp. Engraved title with hand-coloured aquatint vignette and three hand-coloured aquatints by P. Roberts; after Thomas Buttersworth and Samuel Colman. . Later quart...

From Kevin F. Kelly, bookseller LLC


EMBLEMS BOUND BY RIVIERE: A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne: quickened with metricall illustrations, both morall and divine: and disposed into lotteries, that instruction, and good counsell, may bee furthered by an honest and pleasant recreation. by Wither, George (1588-1667)

London: Printed by A[ugustine]. M[athewes]. for Henry Taunton, and are to be sold at his shop in Saint Dunstanes Church-yard, 1635. 1st Edition . Full leather. Near Fine. Passe, Crispijn van de (c.1565-1637); Marshall, William (active 1617-1650). First...

From Lyppard Books



Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1923. FIRST EDITION. 1st printing. Octavo. (8.3 x 5.8 inches). Illustrated with 12 full page mono plates by the author. A bright and clean copy finely bound in recent full black morocco leather. Spine with five raised bands, th...

From Paul Foster Books


Costume Antico e Moderno by Giulio Ferrario

Complete set of 29 volumes (10 on Europe, 8 on Asia, 4 on Africa, 4 on Asia, 3 supplements) bound in 34 of this monumental Italian work. Revised second edition in octavo following the first edition in folio of 1816-1834. 1,780 handcolored (some tinted or ...

From Florilegius


La Chasse de Kaa by KIPLING, Rudyard

Paris: Javal and Bordeaux, 1930. Limited Edition. JOUVE, Paul. Illustrated by one of the leading painters in France, this superb work brings Kipling's classic Jungle Book story into the realm of fine 20th century French publishing. Limited edition of 125...

From Rare Illustrated Books


Die 12 Monate: Originalithographien by Zulow, Franz von

(Vienna: Wiener Werkstatte, 1912. Zulow, Franz von. Quarto. (13)ff. The Twelve Months of the Year. With 13 sheets, each 29.7 x 22 cm, compromising twelve color lithographs for the months of the year, and one sheet depicting the four seasons. The prints a...

From Bromer Booksellers


Gems for the Drawing Room - Fruit and Flowers - Books 1 and 2 by JERRARD, Paul & BAYLEY, J.W.N

London: Paul Jerrard, 1852. First Edition. Mid-nineteenth century opulence: two elaborate Victorian plate books with plates of fruit and flowers complimenting verse, fully printed in gilt. Two folios in original cloth with large colour card onlay on fron...

From Rare Illustrated Books


TWENTY FOUR NATURE PICTURES BY E. J. DETMOLD. Produced in facsimile. Edition of First Proofs limited to 500 copies and signed by the artist by DETMOLD. E. J.;

J.M.Dent & Sons Limited. London.,1919. TWENTY FOUR FINE FULL COLOUR PLATES BY DETMOLD. Each mounted onto card with a printed border and protected with a tissue guard. The title of each picture printed on the guard in brown ink. The colour plates measure ...

From Paul Foster Books


RIP VAN WINKLE by Rackham, Arthur [illustrator], and Washington Irving

London: William Heinemann, 1905. Quarto. Gilt pictorial vellum, t.e.g. Color frontis and fifty color plates (including a two plate diptych) tipped to stiff card mounts with captioned tissue guards at end. Endsheets a bit foxed, bookplate on front pastedo...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB



Paris: De L'Imprimerie Royale, 1676. [14],463,[1],[8]pp. Quarto (28 x 22 cm). Full navy calf, ruled in gilt and blind, with overall decoration within gilt and ornamented rules of fleurs-de- lys and other ornaments, a.e.g., attributed to Milpied. Engraved...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB


Missae episcopales pro sacris ordinibus conferendis: by Machabaeus, Hieronymus

Venice: Giunta (colophon: in officina haeredum Lucaeantonii Iunctae), 1563. Leather. Very Good/In the 1560s, the brothers Tommaso and Giovan Maria Giunta were trying to recover financially from the fire that destroyed their Venice workshop in 1557. Tak...

From Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio


Biblia: das ist: Die gantze heilige Schrifft: Deudsch. Doct. Mart. Luther by Luther, Martin, translator

Folio, bound in contemporary leather, clasps and catches lacking; considerable external wear; contents lightly soiled throughout, with increased wear and soil to initial 50 leaves and final 20 leaves; initial title page remounted with loss to margins; fir...

From Archway Books


THE HIGH HISTORY OF THE HOLY GRAAL. Limited edition. by KING, Jessie M. (illustrator). Translated from the old French by Sebastian Evans.:

London, J. M. Dent, 1903.. FIRST EDITION 1903, EDITION DE LUXE LIMITED TO 225 LARGE PAPER COPIES FOR ENGLAND AND AMERICA, THIS BEING No. 34 OF THE ENGLISH COPIES, 4to, 260 x 180 mm, 10¼ x 7 inches, bevelled boards, vellum binding illustrated pale blue a...

From Roger Middleton


México y Sus Alrededores. Coleccion De Vistas Trajes y Monumentos Por C. Castro,J. Campillo,L. Auda,Y.G. Rodriquez. by Castro. C. Et al

Mexico: Decaen, 1855. published 1855-1857,original pebbled finished boards with cloth spine,lithograph title page,folding plan of mexico city,41 tinted lithograph views on 37 plates,covers rubbed,faded and worn,internally all plates very clean and in very...

From Carmarthenshire Rare Books.



Berlin: Verlag Schwellen, 1923. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. 31 ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS with captions in yiddish. Front-cover: on the leftside one strip (5cm wide) with some discoloration. (for binding see our photos) Edges with truly insignificant occasional ...

From M.Pollak Antiquariat - Est.1899


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