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THE WHISTLER JOURNAL

By: Pennell, Elizabeth and Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1921

Seller ID: 194


(6¼" x 8¼"). pp.5. Prospectus and order form for The Whistler Journal, a book of the Pennell's notes taken during their research of the Life of Whistler, and contains revelations regarding Whistlers's life and friends as well as notes of his witty but often serious table-talk. Includes table of contents, A reproduction of a Whistler self-portrait, a specimen of the text as well as an order form for the book. Single horizontal crease that affects all folds of t... View more info

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HOW TO KNOW THE WILDFLOWERS A GUIDE TO THE NAMES, HAUNTS AND HABITS OF OUR COMMON WILDFLOWERS

By: [Armstrong, Margaret (binding design); Satterlee, Marion (illustrator)]; Dana, Mrs. William Starr (Francis Theodora Parsons)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1895

Seller ID: 1014


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. 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. The second ... View more info

FLOWER OF THE DUSK

By: [Armstrong, Margaret; Balmer, Clinton]; Reed, Myrtle (Myrtle Reed McCCullough)

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15


(8.25” x 5.5”) pp. iv; 341. 8vo. . Printed by the Knickerbocker Press. Lavender vertically ribbed cloth boards with gilt titles surrounded by gold and white stamped art nouveau floral and arboreal design signed by Margaret Armstrong. Gilt titles and decorative scroll work stamped on spine. t.e.g. deckled edges. Color frontis. after a painting by Clinton Balmer with captioned tissue guard. Text pages bordered in black with page headers and shoulder notes in red. One o... View more info

LOVE AFFAIRS OF LITERARY MEN

By: [Armstrong, Margaret]; Reed, Myrtle (Myrtle Reed McCCullough)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1907

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 13


8vo. (8.25” x 5.5”). pp. vi; 204. Printed by the Knickerbocker Press. Lavender vertically ribbed cloth boards with gilt titles in central white scroll surrounded by gilt stamped art nouveau floral design signed by Margaret Armstrong. Gilt titles and decorative scroll work stamped on spine; t.e.g. deckled edges; Frontis. with tissue guard; 16 illustrations. Text pages bordered in black with page headers and shouldner notes in red. One of twelve Myrtle Reed covers Arms... View more info

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

A TALE OF TWO CITIES

By: [Browne, Hablot K. (PHIZ)]; Dickens, Charles

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1904

Seller ID: 76


8vo (8¼” x 6”). pp.[xiv]; 400. An unsigned publisher’s binding in red woven cloth with intricate gold Art Nouveau floral decorations in ruled frames separated by framed titles with St. George’s cross and a sailing ship surmounted by fleur-de-lys. Spine gold stamped with titles and a repeat of the floral decorations from the cover. Frontis. of Marie Antoinette with tissue guard, a portrait of Dickens on the title page, and reproductions of the 16 full page illust... View more info

CRANFORD

By: [Charles E. Lauriat Company (binding); bROCK, CHARLES e. (illustrator)]; Mrs. Gaskell (Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell); Ritchie, Anne Thackeray (preface)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Co.: 1904 (1907)

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 1870


8vo (5.4” x 8”). pp. 255. Signed Lauriat binding in medium brown three-quarters morocco with gold rule borders over marbled paper in brown, tan, cream, navy blue, maroon and tan. Spine with five decorated raised bands with each compartment containing a central fleuron bordered by double rule borders. Marbled endpapers in pale blue, yellow, green and pink; t.e.g. Includes illustrated title page, frontis. and 23 full page color illustrations in color by C. E. Brock. Pa... View more info

CRANFORD

By: [Charles E. Lauriat Company (binding); Thomson, Hugh (illustrator); ]; Mrs. Gaskell (Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell); Ritchie, Anne Thackeray (preface)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1892

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1869


C8vo (7 ¼“x 5 ¼”). pp.[298]. Third printing. Signed Lauriat binding of tree calf with gold filigree borders. Spine with five raised bands with a red and a dark brown morocco spine labels; compartments decorated in gold with a central fleuron with filigree corners and triple rule borders; gold decorated edges and turn-ins. marbled endpapers in green, pale blue, gold and white; a.e.g. The original Hugh Thomson binding bound in at the rear. Includes frontis. with tis... 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

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


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

MY LADY CAPRICE WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY CHARLOTTE WEBER DITZLER AND DECORATIONS BY THEODORE B. HAPGOOD

By: [Hapgood, Theodore B.]; Farnol, Jeffery; Ditzler, Charlotte Weber

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1907

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 113


C8vo (5¼" x 8¾"). pp. [x]; 289. Signed publisher's binding in teal embossed cloth by Thodore B. Hapgood with titles and central illustrated paper onlay by Chrlotte Wber Ditzler surrounded by stylized architectural decorations in gold; spine with titles and an abbreviated architectural motif in gold. Includes Color frontis and 4 additional illustrations in color by Charlotte Webb Ditzler in the style of Howard Chandler Christy; architecturally influenced endpap... View more info

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BALLAD OF LOST HAVEN A BOOK OF THE SEA

By: [Hapgood, Theodore Brown (binding design)]; Carman, Bliss

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Lamson Wolffe & Company: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1207


12mo (4½" x 6¾"). pp. 117. Signed Art Nouveau spine design by Theodore Brown Hapgood of a repeating bird climbing a trellis of stems and leaves in gold on green ribbed cloth. A series of poems that glory in the wide expanses of the sea. A lovely unopened copy of this charming Hapgood design with a faint moisture stain on the first six pages. BAL 2635. Scarce. View more info

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EAT NOT THY HEART

By: [Hazenplug, Frank? (binding design)]; Gorden, Julien; pseudonym of (Cruger, Von Rensselaer, Mrs.)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, Herbert S. Stone & Co.: 1898

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 1209


12mo (4½" x 6¾"). pp. 319. Unsigned binding design in gold on maroon cloth with floral spandrels in each corner of front and rear boards; double rule border with pointillé work; t.e.g. A farmer's wife finds employment on a Long Island estate and finds herself jealous of the rich city people that live there. A lovely and bright copy of a charming unsigned binding design possibly by Frank Hazenplug. Scarce. KRAMER 133; WRIGHT III:1316. View more info

UNDER THE TREES

By: [Hinton, Charles Louis]; Mabie, Hamilton Wright

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1902

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 25


8vo. (8.75” x 6”). pp. [167]. First Edition. A striking example of the classical revival style of art nouveau design and illustration with a signed publisher’s binding by Charles Louis Hinton (CLH) with titles in gilt banners above and below Pan in black playing a flute and sitting under the trees in a meadow surrounded by a garland of flowers and ribbons in gold and white. Titles and vignette of pan pipes on spine in gilt and white. Frontis. and 5 full page b/w ... View more info

THE ADMIRABLE CRICHTON

By: [Hugh Thomson, illustrator]; Barrie, Sir James M.

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: N.D. [1914]

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153


R4to (10¼" x 12¼"). pp. [vii]; [235]. Edition de Luxe. Number 5 of 500 signed by Hugh Thomson on the limitation page. Unsigned full vellum publisher's binding by Hugh Thomson with elaborate Art Nouveau gilt decoration and lettering on both the front board and spine; top edge gilt, deckled fore and bottom edges. Includes 20 tipped in full color plates with captioned tissue guards, numerous b/w textual illustrations, and a Leicester Galleries announcement for the... View more info

HER LETTER HIS ANSWER & HER LAST LETTER

By: [Keller, Arthur]; Harte, Brete

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin & Company: 1905

Edition: First Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 27


Medium 8vo (9” x 6.5”). pp. [100]. An attractive green cloth Art Nouveau signed binding by Arthur I. Keller (conjoined AIK) with titles on pictorial paper onlay surrounded by stamped floral accents in black. Spine with titles and floral accents in black. t.e.g. Color frontis., 9 full page illustrations in color, 30 full page sketches in sepia, many head and tail pieces as well as end papers and other decorations in gold and black by Arthur Keller. Printed by the R... View more info

TALES OF THE PUNJAB TOLD BY THE PEOPLE

By: [Kipling, John Lockwood]; Steele, Flora Annie

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. Limited: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57


Second printing. C8vo (7 ¼“x 5 ¼”). pp. xvi; 395. Beautiful Art Nouveau unsigned publisher’s binding by J. Lockwood Kipling in smooth dark green cloth with olive tree, jackal and pea-hen stamped in gold; spine with titles, a native, a cobra and an alligator stamped in gold; Cream end papers. b/w line block Frontis., full page illustrations, historiated initials, headpieces, tail pieces and textual vignettes by J. Lockwood Kipling. With notes by R. C. Temple. Cov... 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

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


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

PEACOCK PIE A BOOK OF RHYMES BY WALTER DE LA MARE WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY W. HEATH ROBINSON

By: [Robinson, W. Heath]; De La Mare, Walter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1924

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 22


8vo. (8.25” x 6.25”). pp. x; 179. First American Edition, later printing (“November, 1924”). Dark green buckram cloth decorative publisher’s binding with titles and peacock illustration from title page gilt stamped onto cover; titles gilt stamped onto spine. Color Frontis. with tissue guard and 95 full page and vignette line illustrations throughout the book by W. Heath Robinson. A Very Good + copy with light rubbing to the extremities and a small (0.25”) chi... View more info