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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


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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KLEINFTADTGEFCHICHTEN (SMALL FITTINGS)

By: [E. B. (binding design)]; Thoma, Ludwig

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Munich, Ulbert Langen: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1165


12mo (5¼" x 7½"). pp.195 + 12pp. publisher's advts. Signed binding design by an artist with the monogram "E. B." of stylized feathers and architectual elements in a geometric style, possibly influenced by the work of Richard Riemerschmid of the Jugendstil. A bright copy with toned patterened end papers, some folding to the edges of a few of the pages and a the word "Prague" in red pencil on the title page. Scarce. 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

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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