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IN A BALCONY A DRAMA IN VERSE

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Laurentian Press: 1902

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 92

Condition: Very good


12mo (7¾" x 4¼"). pp. [i - vi]; [1] - 115; (1 blank); colophon. Limited edition. This copy #154 of 300 on hand-made Van Gelder paper. Gray paper covered boards stamped on front and rear in a black and gold Grolier-style design forming a central cartouche containing titles. Spine stamped with narrow concentric panels in gold; middle panel filled. Arts & Crafts style floriate boarder in green surrounding first page of text. Deckle edged paper. Calling card and i... View more info

HUDIBRAS WRITTEN IN THE TIME OF THE LATE WARS. CORRECTED AND AMENDED WITH SEVERAL ADDITIONS AND ANNOTATIONS

By: Butler, Samuel

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Printed by T. N. for Henry Herringman, and are to be sold by T. Baffet at the George in Fleet Street.: 1684

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 106

Condition: Very Good


8vo (7" x 4½"). 2 Vols. in 1. (Vol I: parts 1-2. Vol II: Part 3).Vol I: pp. [2], 221, [3], 223-412. Vol II: pp. [2], 254. Collation: Vol I: A-2C8. Vol II: A-Q8. Bound as a single volume in contemporary mottled calf with 4 raised bands on spine. Hudibras is a satirical poem about the anti-royalist factions in the English Civil War (1642–1651) that was begun during the war and published after the war in three parts: 1663, 1664 and 1678, and then as a collected edit... View more info

THE DOOM OF KING ACRISIUS ILLUSTRATED WITH PICTURES BY SIR EDWARD BURNE-JONES

By: Morris, William

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, R.H. Russell: 1902

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 90

Condition: Very good +


8vo(8¾" x 7").pp. [i - viii]; ix - xvi; [xvii - xx]; 1 - 82. Unsigned publisher's binding in cream cloth with gilt stamped central panel containing titles surrounded by 4 gilt stamped ruled lines ending in a veined leaf at each corner with a further two gilt stamped ruled lines making an outer panel. Spine gilt stamped with titles and ruled lines at head and foot. Rear board gilt stamped with publisher's mark at lower right. Includes 12 illustrations after pai... View more info

GOOD-BYE, JIM

By: [Christy, Howard Chandler (illustrator); Stuart, Bertha (Decorations)]; Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $41.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1913

Seller ID: 70

Condition: Near fine


C8vo (7.75” x 5.25”). Unpaginated gift book. Early reprint of 1913 Bobbs-Merrill publication. Grey cloth boards with titles and double fillet border in dark blue; titles on spine also in dark blue. 11 full page illustrations in two colors by Howard Chandler Christy with Arts & Crafts landscape decorations printed in red on every page by Bertha Stewart. A near fine copy in a near fine pictorial dust jacket by Howard Chandler Christy. Scarce in this condition. Howar... View more info

HOME WITH ME AGAIN

By: [Christy, Howard Chandler; Booth, Franklin]; Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $37.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1908

Seller ID: 69

Condition: Near fine


Unpaginated gift book. Reprint of 1908 Bobbs-Merrill publication. Grey cloth boards with titles and double fillet border in dark blue; titles on spine also in dark blue. 44 full page illustrations in two colors by Howard Chandler Christy with Arts & Crafts floral decorations printed in red on every page by Franklin Booth. A near fine copy in a very good pictorial dust jacket by Howard Chandler Christy with minor edge chipping. Scarce in this condition. Howard Chandler... View more info

BRUSHWOOD

By: [Dielman, Frederick]; Read, T. Buchanan

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott & Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43

Condition: Near fine


Sq.D.(7 ½” x 6”). pp. [46]. Green cloth over beveled boards with titles and image of woman holding a candle stamped in silver, gold and black bordered by red fillets, with titles stamped in gold on spine. 16 lovely B/W steel-engraved illustrations (7 are full page) after Frederick Dielman. Companion volume to Drifting and Christine. All illustrations and type printed on one side only of heavy plate paper. Dark brown endpapers, a.e.g. A lovely book in near fine cond... View more info

THE SONG OF HIAWATHA

By: [Fisher, Harrison; Crawford, E. Stetson]; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: (1906)

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 47

Condition: Near fine


M8vo (9 ¾" x 7"). pp. [189]. Unsigned publisher’s binding likely by E. Stetson Crawford in smooth green cloth with titles in gold surrounded by Native American themed decoration in blind and in B/W. Color frontis. with tissue guard and over 60 additional color and B/W illustrations by Harrison Fisher. Intricately decorated end papers, half-title, title page and text pages by E. Stetson Crawford using Native American themes in green. A near fine copy with light... View more info

A DREAM OF FAIR WOMEN

By: [Fisher, Harrison; Crawford, E. Stetson]; Lord Tennyson, Alfred and Others

Price: $37.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1907

Seller ID: 72

Condition: Very good


R8vo. (9.75” x 7.25”). Unpaginated gift book. Light brown boards with paper onlay having titles in gold and illustration of a young woman by Harrison Fisher. Spine stamped with titles in dark brown. Color frontis. with tissue guard and 21 additional pictures in color by Harrison Fisher; delicate Art nouveau floral borders and decorations in pink on every page by E. Stetson Crawford. A Very Good copy with light rubbing to the extremities, a small (0.125”) chip and f... View more info

THE TORCH A BOOK OF POEMS FOR BOYS SELECTED AND ARRANGED BY LOUISE COLLIER WILLCOX

By: [Green, Elizabeth Shippen]; Willcox, Louise Collier (Compiler)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100

Condition: Very good +


Square 8vo (9½" x 7½"). [i - vi]; vii - xxiii; [xxiv -xxvi]; [1 -2]; 3 - 514. Olive green cloth publisher's binding stamped with with titles and medallion containing illustration of olympians passing the torch on front board; titles and a styalized torch stamped in gold on the spine. Includes 7 full page collor illustrations by Elizabeth Shippen Green and Others. Author index. Cut edges and batik style endpapers. Elizabeth Shippen Green studied with Howard P... View more info

RUBÁIYÁT OF OMAR KHAYYÁM

By: [Pogany, Willy]; Khayyám, Omar and FitzGerald, Edward (transl.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, T. Y. Crowell & Co.: N.D. [1913]

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 44

Condition: Very good


8vo (8.75 x 6). pp [104]. Green embossed cloth boards with titles and elaborate Middle Eastern themed designs in gold on cover and spine. Cover, decorations and 16 full color illustrations by Willy Pogany. All text in an Arabic style script within intricately decorated borders in blue and olive on light brown paper. Decorated end papers, half-title and title page. t.e.g. Includes text of Fitzgerald’s first edition. Potter 100. Very Good Condition with light edge wear ... 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

OF AUCASSIN AND NICOLETTE A TRANSLATION IN PROSE AND VERSE FROM THE OLD FRENCH TOGETHER WITH AMABEL AND AMORIS

By: [Woodroffe, Paul; Housman, Clemence]; Housman, Lawrence

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Dial Press: 1925

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 93

Condition: Very good


12mo.(7¾" x 5"). pp. [i - viii]; [1] - 106; (6 blank). Cream paper covered boards with titles stamped in gold on the spine. Arts & Crafts headpiece, tailpiece, initial letters, Frontis. and 3 additional full page illustrations by Paul Woodroffe engraved on wood by Clemence Housman. Endpapers designed and signed by Paul Woodroffe. Spotting to paper between pages 15 and 32. Lightly sunned spine with two small spots on front board and contemporary ownership inscr... View more info