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LUCILE

By: [Bradley, William H. (binding and title page design); Lemaire, Madeleine (water color illustrations); Rogers, C. McCormick (line illustrations)]; Meredith, Owen (Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton)

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1897

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1326


Thick 8vo (5 1/8" x 8 3/8"). pp. 832. Signed binding design by Will Bradley of a repeated pattern of lilies and English roses in two colors of textured gold on periwinkle cloth, with the primary decorative motif repeated in gold on the spine. Unsigned title page design also by Will Bradley. Includes twelve facsimiles of water colors by Madeleine Lemaire and 100 black and white drawings by C. McCormick Rogers. t.e.g. A romantic narrative poem whose heroine, Luc... View more info

UNCLE WALT [WALT MASON] THE POET PHILOSOPHER

By: [Bradley, William H. (binding design; dust jacket design; decorations, border and layout); Stevens, William (illustrations)]; Adams, George Matthew

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago, George Matthew Adams: 1911

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1328


8vo (5¼" x 8"). pp. 189. First printing. SIGNED BY UNCLE WALT MASON. Signed Will Bradley pictorial binding design in tan, black and orange on brown cloth. Includes portrait frontis. of Mason after a photograph by John T. McCutcheon and 12 additional black and white illustrations by William Stevens. t.e.g. A compendium of prose rhymes penned by the homespun Canadian-American poet. The title page and layout design are also by Bradley. Signed on the half-title ... View more info

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THE UPAS TREE

By: [Ottman, William (illustrations)]; McMurdy, Robert

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, F. J. Schulte: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1252


8vo (5½" x 7¾"). pp. 324. Unsigned binding design by Fred T. Hancke of an Upas tree in the foreground of a windswept plowed field in white and gold on dark green cloth. Includes black and white frontis. and 3 additional black and white full page illustrations by William Ottman. Written by a then prominent member of the Chicago Bar, is a detective story and romance about a young lawyer wrongfully charged with the murder of his client and sentenced to hang. It includes ... 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