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FRA ANGELICO

By: [DEAN, CHRISTOPHER (binding design)]; DOUGLAS, LANGTON

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons: 1902

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2065

Condition: Ex Library


Tall 4to (7½” x 11 ”). pp. 185. Signed Arts & Crafts binding design by Christopher Dean in dark green, white and gold on sage green linen weave cloth of lilies with their stems and leaves intertwined over a background of pebbles with a high central panel containing the titles in gold and two double rule borders. The spine has the titles in gold with a repeat of a portion of the front cover design. A study of the life and works of Fra Giovanni Angelico Da F... View more info

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A WINTER HOLIDAY

By: [Meteyard, Thomas Buford (binding design)]; Carman, Bliss

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston, Small, Maynard and Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1161

Condition: Very good


12mo (4¼" x 6¾"). pp.43. Signed binding design by T. B. Meteyard in two tones of textured silver of a narrow marsh that runs toward the sea within a panel on the left side of the cover. Signed with Meteyard's tortoise in the lower right quadrant of the design. Titles in silver above and below the panel. A small seahorse in silver on the rear board. A series of seven poems that reflect Carman's feelings about his winter holidays. 5 poems are about Carman's warm and col... View more info

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

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

Price: $2,750.00

Publisher: London, George Allen: 1895

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2148

Condition: Near fine


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

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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER NOW FIRST PUT INTO MODERN ENGLISH

By: [Unidentified (binding design); Gobel, Warwick (illustrations)]; Tatlock, John S. P.; MacKaye, Percy

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 630

Condition: Very good


4to (7¼" x 10"). pp. 607 + 6 pp. publisher's advts. Unsigned binding design based on Gobel's illustration of Cleopatra's Galley at the Battle of Actium opposite page 556 with an Art nouveau style woven Dogwood floral border. Border design and titles in gilt on spine. Includes 32 full-page color illustrations after paintings by Warwick Gobel with captioned tissue guards. Buff endpapers illustrated with the pilgrims from the Canterbury tales in blue. t.e.g.A bri... View more info

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BLUE JACKETS OF '61 A HISTORY OF THE NAVY IN THE WAR OF SECESSION

By: [Unidentified (binding design); Jackson, W. C. (illustrator)]; Abbot, Willis J.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 773

Condition: Very Good


S4to (8" x 9¼"). pp. 318. Unsigned binding design in gold on blue canvas cloth with white canvas onlay. Includes frontis. and 54 additional illustrations in b/w by W. C. Jackson. A history for boys of the American Navy during the Civil War. A stunning and quite evocative binding of a tall ship sail and its rigging with titles designed to look as if made from rope, and the sail made from a cream canvas onlay to give dimensionality to the design.A handsome copy w... 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

Condition: Near Fine


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