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HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, Jedlicka, Gotthard
1 Jedlicka, Gotthard HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC
Berlin Bruno Cassirer Verlag 1929 First Edition cloth Very good + 
4to (8½" x 11"). pp. 399. Limited edition; this being number 423 of 900 copies bound in linen and printed by A. Wohlfeld in Magdeburg, Germany. Binding design lithographed in color after Lautrec. A brief biography and critical interpretations of the renowned post-Impressionist artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, who gained fame for his depictions of French fin de siècle urban life. Text in German.

This work includes 157 black and white reproductions of Lautrec's work in the text and 7 color illustrations after works by Lautrec -- including 3 full page reproductions on art paper with captioned tissue guards of Lautrec's works La Goulue (1895); La Toilette (from his collection of prints entitled Elle in 1896) and May Belfort (1895). A lovely, bright copy with light sunning to the spine and small chips to the cloth at the head and tail. Scarce. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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HOW TO KNOW THE WILDFLOWERS A GUIDE TO THE NAMES, HAUNTS AND HABITS OF OUR COMMON WILDFLOWERS, [Armstrong, Margaret (binding design); Satterlee, Marion (illustrator)]; Dana, Mrs. William Starr (Francis Theodora Parsons)
2 [Armstrong, Margaret (binding design); Satterlee, Marion (illustrator)]; Dana, Mrs. William Starr (Francis Theodora Parsons) HOW TO KNOW THE WILDFLOWERS A GUIDE TO THE NAMES, HAUNTS AND HABITS OF OUR COMMON WILDFLOWERS
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1895 cloth Very good + 
8vo (5¼" x 8"). pp.373 + 4pp. publisher's advts. Revised and Enlarged Edition. Signed Margaret Armstrong binding design of a flowering topiary with a banner winding around its stem inside a decorated border in pale green and silver on brown linen weave cloth. The second of two bindings Miss Armstrong created for the editions of this book. Includes 152 black and white illustrations (52 new illustrations over the previous edition) by Marion Satterlee. A description of more than 450 varieties of wild flowers, classified by color. A lovely copy of a structured but simultaneously fluid Armstrong binding design whose silver elements immediately draw the eye.

Light soiling to the edges and occasional finger soiling to the text. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt re-released this book (retaining the Armstrong cover) in 1989. GE 70; Minsky I:80. Scarce in this binding and in this condition. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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THE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER Now Newly Printed, [Kelmscott Press; Morris, William; Cobden-Sandersen; T. J. and Eccles,David (binding design)]; Chaucer, Geoffrey
3 [Kelmscott Press; Morris, William; Cobden-Sandersen; T. J. and Eccles,David (binding design)]; Chaucer, Geoffrey THE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER Now Newly Printed
London The Folio Society 2002 First Thus goat skin Near fine 
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 has been printed for the Folio Society, London by Cambridge University Press and completed on the 20th day of February, 2002. The paper, Oxenford twin-wire laid, has been especially made at the James Cropper Mill at Burneside in Cumbria and supplied by John Purcell Paper. The binding design has been redrawn by David Eccles from a copy of the Kelmscott Chaucer bound by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson at the Doves Bindery in 1900. The binding of this edition has been executed by Smith Settle at Otley, Yorkshire, in full Nigerian goatskin, with handmade laid endpapers from the Fabriano Mill, Italy." A leaflet on the care of the binding and the pamphlet, The Kelmscott Chaucer: An Essay by William S. Peterson laid in.

A spectacular copy with a small and shallow slit (1/4") in the leather near the top edge of the front board. 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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4 [Robinson, F. Cayley (binding design, endpapers, illustrations)]; Maeterlinck, Maurice; De Mattos, Alexander Teixeira THE BLUE BIRD A FAIRY PLAY IN SIX ACTS
London Methuen & Co. 1912 cloth Very good + Robinson, F. Cayley (binding design, endpapers, illustrations) 
Crown 4to (7¾” x 10¼”). pp. 211. An unsigned binding design of flying blue birds in gold on blue cloth by Frederick Cayley Robinson, who also designed the endpapers and created the drawings for the 25 color plates (tipped onto tan art paper). t.e.g. deckle edges. Maeterlinck's Symbolist play about a young wood cutter's son on a journey towards an understanding of human happiness.

F. Cayley Robinson created the set and stage designs for the English premiere of the play at the Haymarket Theatre in London in 1908. His experience in designing for the theater informed his subsequent illustrations, endpapers and binding design for this illustrated reissue of the play, first released in 1911 after Methuen issued more than 20 editions of the play. This early reissue of the illustrated edition was released in October 1912, a year following its first release.

A beautiful copy of Robinson's Symbolist masterpiece with several instances of offsetting between the art paper (not affecting the illustrations) and the following page, and light rubbing to the gilt on the front board. Scarce in this binding and in this condition. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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5 [Shepard, E. H. (illustrator), ARA (illustrator)]; Milne, A. A.; Schiffer, E. L. (Translator) PU DER BÄR (German translation of Winnie the Pooh)
Berlin-Grünewald Williams & Co. Verlag GmbH 1929 Hardcover Very good Shepard, E. H.; A.R.A. 
8vo (6¼" x 8¼"). p.202; [205]. Quarter Blue cloth over pictorial paper covered boards; Laid paper eps. Frontis. and vignette line illustrations throughout by E.H. Shepard; Color frontis. color cover illustration and rear board illustration by A. R. A. German language translation of Winnie the Pooh by E. L. Schiffer. Moderate shelf wear and soil with a cracked rear hinge and small (1/4") hole to the spine cloth, otherwise a tight and clean copy. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER NOW FIRST PUT INTO MODERN ENGLISH, [Unidentified (binding design); Gobel, Warwick (illustrations)];  Tatlock, John S. P.; MacKaye, Percy
6 [Unidentified (binding design); Gobel, Warwick (illustrations)]; Tatlock, John S. P.; MacKaye, Percy THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER NOW FIRST PUT INTO MODERN ENGLISH
New York The Macmillan Company 1912 First Edition cloth Very good Gobel, Warwick (cover design and illustrations) 
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 bright copy with a small drop of ink and light rubbing to the design and a degree of fading and darkening to the spine. Scarce. ML 83; Minsky 1:38; PBO.pba02589.bib 
Price: 400.00 USD
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