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RHYMES AND BALLADS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

By: [Whitman, Sarah, Wyman]; Coolidge, Susan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Brothers: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71


C4to (10” x 7 ½”). pp. viii; 143. Unsigned Sarah Wyman Whitman binding in smooth olive green cloth boards stamped in silver on cover with titles in Mrs. Whitman’s high waisted, rustic sans serif lettering and fillets dividing the cover into quadrants decorated with corner flowers. Spine stamped with titles in silver. Frontis. with tissue guard and b/w Arts & Crafts illustrations throughout by E. H. Garrett, Harriet Roosevelt Richards and others. Good+ condition wi... 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

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

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

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

PEG WOFFINGTON

By: [Thomson, Hugh (binding design and illustrations)]; Reade, Charles; Dobson, Austin (introduction)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, George Allen: 1899

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 52


C8vo (7¼“ x 5¼ ”). pp. li; [298]. Introduction by Austin Dobson. Unsigned binding design by Hugh Thomson of the titles surrounded by cherubs, butterflies and surmounted by a small portrait of Peg Woffington in gold on green cloth. Frontis. and over 70 b/w line block illustrations by Hugh Thomson, including headpieces, tailpieces, historiated initials and textual vignettes. a.e.g.This novel is based on Charles Reade’s 1852 play “Masks and Faces, which has Marg... View more info

PEG WOFFINGTON

By: [Thomson, Hugh (binding design and illustrations)]; Reade, Charles; Dobson, Austin (introduction)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, George Allen: 1899

Edition: First

Seller ID: 431


First Thus. C8vo (7¼“ x 5¼ ”). pp. li; [298]. Introduction by Austin Dobson. Unsigned binding design by Hugh Thomson of the titles surrounded by cherubs, butterflies and surmounted by a small portrait of Peg Woffington in gold on green cloth. Frontis. and over 70 b/w line block illustrations by Hugh Thomson, including headpieces, tailpieces, historiated initials and textual vignettes. a.e.g. This novel is based on Charles Reade’s 1852 play “Masks and Faces, w... View more info

CRANFORD

By: [Thomson, Hugh (illustrator); Ritchie, Anne Thackeray]; Mrs. Gaskell (Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell)

Price: $38.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1891

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 54


C8vo (7 ¼“x 5 ¼”). pp. xxx; [298]. Introduction by Anne Thackeray Ritchie. Signed publisher’s binding by Hugh Thomson in smooth green cloth gold stamped with titles, a potted plant, a tea service and playing cards; spine stamped in gold with titles and floral decorations; cream end papers; a.e.g. Frontis. with tissue guard and over 100 b/w line block illustrations by Hugh Thomson, including headpieces, tailpieces, historiated initials and textual vignettes – a... View more info

COACHING DAYS AND COACHING WAYS

By: [Thomson, Hugh; Railton, Herbert (illustrations]; Tristram, Outram

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1893

Edition: Edition De Luxe

Seller ID: 329


SR8vo (7 ¼“x 5 ¼”). pp. xv; 376. Part of the Macmillan Cranford Series. Balston I 6; Rogerson 6. Coaching Days and Coaching Ways was a very popular book at the turn of the 20th century and described the ups and downs of traveling by coach and horse in in 19th century England. The book became so popular for those missing the simple days before the industrial revolution that it spawned a line of Staffordshire dishware by Ridgway Pottery featuring Hugh Thomson's ar... View more info

COACHING DAYS AND COACHING WAYS

By: [Thomson, Hugh; Railton, Herbert]; Tristram, Outram

Price: $25.75

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1893

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 55


C8vo (7 ¼“x 5 ¼”). pp. xv; 376. Unsigned publisher’s binding by Hugh Thomson and Herbert Railton in smooth green cloth gold stamped with titles, a stableman, horse and inn; spine stamped in gold with titles and carriage whip; green end papers; a.e.g. Frontis. with tissue guard and 214 b/w line block illustrations by Hugh Thomson and Herbert Railton, including full page illustrations, headpieces, tailpieces, and textual vignettes. Originally released as a quarto ... View more info

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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER NOW FIRST PUT INTO MODERN ENGLISH

By: [Unidentified (binding design); Gobel, Warwick (illustrations)]; Tatlock, John S. P.; MacKaye, Percy

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 630


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 bri... View more info

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BLUE JACKETS OF '61 A HISTORY OF THE NAVY IN THE WAR OF SECESSION

By: [Unidentified (binding design); Jackson, W. C. (illustrator)]; Abbot, Willis J.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 773


S4to (8" x 9¼"). pp. 318. Unsigned binding design in gold on blue canvas cloth with white canvas onlay. Includes frontis. and 54 additional illustrations in b/w by W. C. Jackson. A history for boys of the American Navy during the Civil War. A stunning and quite evocative binding of a tall ship sail and its rigging with titles designed to look as if made from rope, and the sail made from a cream canvas onlay to give dimensionality to the design.A handsome copy w... 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

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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


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