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THE JAMESTOWN EXHIBITION ILLUSTRATED

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norfolk, The Seaboard Publishing Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 186

Condition: fine


R8vo (6¾” x 10"). 16pp. unpaginated. Souvenir booklet with light brown stablebound wraps with titles and photographic illustrations in dark brown. Illustrated througout with photographs with descriptive captions of the buildings and exhibits of the great Jamestown Ter-Centennial Exhibition, which celebrated the 300th anniversary of the first permanent English settlement on the American continent, which ran from April 26th to November 30th, 1907. Photographs inclu... View more info

TWO BESTIARIES BY MARIE ANGEL 2 VOLUMES: A BESTIARY; A NEW BESTIARY

By: Angel, Marie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The President and Fellows of Harvard College: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 193

Condition: VG


~32mo (4" x 4"). Unpaginated. Two softbound volume set (A Bestiary: first edition fifth printing; A New Bestiary: first edition, first printing) in a pale blue-green paper covered slipcase with white title label printed in red. Both volumes in VG condition with slight darkening to spines and a small bump to rear foot of spine of A New Bestiary. In a G+ slipcase with light bubbling and browning to paper, and a crack to upper corner. Marie Angel (1923 - 2010) was ... View more info

DISSERTATIO PHILOLOGICO-THEOLOGICA DE PECCATO IN SPIRITUM SANCTUM AD DICTUM LOCI CLASSICI EBR. VI. 4.5.6

By: Hichtel, Johann Samuel

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Halae Magddeburgicae [Halle an der Saale], Litteris Hendelianis: 1759

Seller ID: 189

Condition: Very good


8vo (6½ ” x 8”). pp.48. Yellow paper wraps stamped with repeated variable designs in black and gold; includes wood-cut historiated initials, head-piece and tail pieces. Publication of a dissertation regarding blasphemy against the Holy Ghost. The dissertation defence by Johann Samuel Hitchel took place on 17 August 1740 against the arguments of his theology professor, Siegmund Jakob Baumgarten (1706-1757) at the University of Halle, in Germany. Baumgarten was a Pr... View more info

LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF GREAT BUSINESSMEN Volume 24, No. 6 JOHN J. ASTOR

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: East Aurora, Roycrofters: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 188

Condition: Very good


8vo (6" x 8"). Vol. 24, No. 6. pp.190; [vi]. Issues of Little Journeys were paginated serially. Signed Dard Hunter binding in sewn grey paper decorated in red and black in Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Glasgow Arts & Crafts style. Includes title page in red and black by Dard Hunter and a two color frontis portrait of Astor detached but present. All book elements including floriated initial caps and tail pieces designed by Hunter. Printed on Boxmoor paper. Very go... View more info

LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF ENGLISH AUTHORS. Volume VI, No. 4 ROBERT BURNS

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Aurora, Roycrofters: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 191

Condition: Very good


8vo (5 3/4" x 7 5/8"). Vol. 6, No. 1. pp. 73 - [97]. Issues of Little Journeys were paginated serially. Regular edition with body and copy set in Old Style Antique. Sewn grey paper with titles in black and the Roycrofters device stamped in green. Includes title page with elaborate Arts & Craft border, floriated Arts & Crafts style initials and typographic design after Morris. Portrait of Morris after the painting by Watts opposite pp.14. Printed on Boxmoor pape... View more info

A LOG OF THE SPANISH MAIN

By: Mora, Jo

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Jo Mora, Jr.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 182

Condition: Good +


8vo (6" x 8¾”). Yellow cloth boards with titles and illustration of a pirate stamped in black, red and green on front cover. Illustrated paste-downs. Brass rivet binding. A pre-printed diary provided by W. R. Grace and Company to young passengers of its Grace Line cruisers headed for the Caribbean coast and Gulf of Mexico (the Spanish Main). The book provides a young sailer with diary space and information about life aboard ship and what to expect at their ports ... View more info

THE WHISTLER JOURNAL

By: Pennell, Elizabeth and Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1921

Seller ID: 194

Condition: Very good


(6¼" x 8¼"). pp.5. Prospectus and order form for The Whistler Journal, a book of the Pennell's notes taken during their research of the Life of Whistler, and contains revelations regarding Whistlers's life and friends as well as notes of his witty but often serious table-talk. Includes table of contents, A reproduction of a Whistler self-portrait, a specimen of the text as well as an order form for the book. Single horizontal crease that affects all folds of t... View more info

THE PIPER OF HAMELIN A FANTASTIC OPERA IN TWO ACTS

By: Robert Buchanan

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, Chiswick Press: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 184

Condition: Good


Pott 4to (5½” x 7½”). pp. [64]; Grey paper wraps illustrated in black and red. Frontispiece, cover decoration, title page decoration and 11 full-page line drawing plates by Hugh Thomson. Blue-flecked grey laid paper wrappers, Chiswick Press colophon imprinted in red on back cover. Contemporary spine repair using grey cloth; covers with small closed tears and chipping along the edge with some loss to the front fore-edge; front cover is rubbed and there isa patch of ... View more info

HUGH THOMSON'S ILLUSTRATED FAIRY BOOKS JACK THE GIANT KILLER

By: Thomson, Hugh

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. Limited: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 183


4to. (6¾” x 8½”). pp. 32. No pagination. Pictoral chromolithographic paper wrappers, 16 full page color illustrations and 16 pages of line vignettes by Hugh Thomson. This was the first and only issue of Hugh Thomson's Illustrated Fairy Book series, since at the time of publication, the illustrations were thought to be too realistically gruesome by adults purchasing the book for children. As this booklet was targeted to young children, very few survived to the prese... View more info

TYPES BORDERS AND ORNAMENTS

By: Washington Press, Inc.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Washington Press, Inc.: N.D.

Seller ID: 197

Condition: Very good


R8vo (6½” x 10¾”). pp.36. Stiff paper wraps covered in painted brown paper with titles in black and the Washington Press logo in red. A sample book of all types, borders, ornaments, flourishes, decorations and effects offered by the Washington Press to its customers. Rubbing to corners and spine and light soiling to the final page, otherwise VG. The Washington Press, Inc. was a Boston-based printing company active from the early to the middle part of the 20th Cent... View more info

THE MARY FRANCES SEWING BOOK ADVENTURES AMONG THE THIMBLE PEOPLE

By: [Boyer, Jane Allen]; Fryer, Jane Eayre

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180

Condition: Very good


4to (7” x 9½”). pp. [x]; 175. Blue cloth boards with color illustrated paper onlay with titles; spine with titles stamped in gold script. Illustrated eps. Printed in red and black and profusely illustrated by Jane Allen Boyer in the Golden Age tradition with full page color illustrations and textual vignette illustrations. Includes 10 tissue-paper fold-out clothing patterns. One in a series of seven books by Jane Eayre Fryer whose purpose was to teach children the... View more info

THE MARY FRANCES HOUSEKEEPER ADVENTURES AMONG THE DOLL PEOPLE

By: [Greene, Julia; Mowitz, Albert C., illustrators]; Fryer, Jane Eayre

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 178

Condition: Very good


4to (7” x 9½”). pp. [xviii]; 253. Blue cloth boards with color illustrated paper onlay with titles; spine with titles stamped in gold script. Illustrated eps. Color paper dolls, vignette and margin silhouettes by Julia Greene; frontispiece, foldout doll house plans and color paper furnature by Albert C. Mowitz. A scarce copy complete with all 9 paper dolls and clothing, Arts and Crafts style furnishings and doll house plans. One in a series of seven books by Jane... View more info