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THE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER Now Newly Printed

By: [Kelmscott Press; Morris, William; Cobden-Sandersen; T. J. and Eccles,David (binding design)]; Chaucer, Geoffrey

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 1200


Folio (12" x 16¾"). pp. iv; 552; [3] pp. No. 532 of 1010 copies. Full cream Nigerian goatskin blocked in gold with the original design by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson, redrawn by David Eccles. Blue cloth clamshell box with leather spine label. Two blue ribbon markers; t.e.g. An extraordinary facsimile of the Kelmscott Press' masterpiece, and what many consider the most beautiful of all printed books.As noted in the colophon: "The facsimile of the Kelmscott Chaucer h... View more info

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

By: [Thomson, Hugh (cover design and illustrations)]; Austen, Jane; Saintsbury,George (preface)

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: London, George Allen: 1895

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2148


C8vo (5” x 7 ”). pp. 476. Unsigned binding design by Hugh Thomson of a peacock perched on a sundial in full display in gold on smooth green cloth, with feathers filling the entire cover and surrounding the titles; spine with titles and scattered peacock feather motifs; a.e.g. Includes 160 illiustrations - from full page to amusing allegorical chapter heads and tail pieces, to charming and sometimes emblematic historiated initial caps; a.e.g. The first fully... View more info

THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD WITH A PREFACE BY AUSTIN DOBSON AND ILLUSTRATIONS BY HUGH THOMSON

By: [Thomson, Hugh. (Illustrator)]; Goldsmith, Oliver; Dobson, Austin (preface)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1890

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 203


C8 (5 ¼ x 7 ¼). p. xxxv; 305. +6pp.advts. Green half-calf ruled in gold over black, tan and white marbled boards in the feather pattern.Spine has filigree rules in gold with two red morocco labels with titles in gold. t.e.g; marbled eps. Frontispiece and 181 vignette illustrations by Hugh Thomson, and includes a suppressed plate seen only in this edition on p. 95 that features a maid reading a hand-bill while seated on the back of man bending over. Original binding mo... View more info

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ITALIAN HOURS

By: [TRAVEL -- ITALY]; [PENNELL (illustrations)]; JAMES, HENRY

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1909

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1997


4to (8¼” x 10 ”). pp. [505]. First printing. First issue of this decorative binding. Unsigned binding design in gold, light green and teal on smooth terra cotta cloth of the titles reverse stamped within an upper square panel and a lower narrow rectangular panel surrounded by a vibrant, mosaic design reminiscent of the Italian mosaics discussed within. Spine with titles stamped in gold with a small mosaic panel in gold, light green and teal; floriated initial caps a... View more info

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EHRENBUCH DER 'STERREICHISCH UNGARISCHEN WEHRMACHT (HONOR BOOK OF THE AUSTRIAN HUNGARIAN ARMY)

By: [Viennese Secession]; [ST. KARL (CHARLES) THE BLESSED]; [ [WW I: AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN EMPIRE]; BAND, I

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Vienna, Vaterländisches Archiv: 1917

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1898


4to (8” x 10¾”). pp. 432+ 50 pp. addendum. SIGNED BY KARL I OF AUSTRIA. (CANONIZED ST. CHARLES THE BLESSED IN 2004). Highest awards announced in the period from August 1, 1914 to July 31, 1915; Vol. I (further volumes never appeared). Unsigned Viennese Secession binding design in gold on olive cloth of laurel leaves and berries in small panels divided by narrow abstract borders surrounding a central panel containing the Coat of Arms of the Austro-Hungarian Empire a... View more info

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THE NEW DAY A POEM IN SONGS AND SONNETS

By: [WOMEN BINDING DESIGNERS]; [THE AESTHETIC MOVEMENT]; [GILDER, HELENA deKAY (binding design)]; GILDER, RICHARD WATSON

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner, Armstrong and Company: 1876 (1875)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1925


12mo (5 ” x 7"). pp. 112. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED COPY FROM THE AUTHOR TO DR. ABRAHAM COLES WITH A LEAF OF GILDER'S ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT NOTES FOR THE NEW DAY TIPPED IN. Unsigned binding design by Helena deKay Gilder and engraved by Henry Marsh of the head of a single peacock feather shown emerging from the bottom right corner of the cover in exquisite detail on blue-green sand-grained (San1: Krupp) cloth. Spine titles in gold; beveled edges, maroon eps. Includes section h... View more info