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THE BASTILLE

By: [Armstrong, Margaret (binding design and title page design)]; Bingham, Denis Arthur; Perkins, James Breck (Preface)

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, James Pott & Co.: 1901

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1679

Condition: Very good +


8vo (5½" x 8¼"). IN ORIGINAL DJs AND CASE. 2 volumes. Vol. I: pp. 478; frontis and 17 photogravure illustrations of historic art work each with captioned tissue guard. Vol: II: pp. 498. frontis. and 15 photogravure illustrations of historic art work each with captioned tissue guard. Includes original slipcase, cloth dust jackets, and ribbon markers. Signed Margaret Armstrong binding design in gold of a repeated key design surrounding titles within a scroll on scarlet cloth. Spine with repeated crown design surrounded by flourishes repeated on the spine of the matching scarlet paper-... View more info

THE CHIMES

By: [Armstrong, Margaret (binding design and title page); Coburn, Frederick Simpson (illustrator and decorations)]; Dickens, Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1911

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 602

Condition: fine


12mo (5¼” x 7½”). Holiday Edition. Unsigned binding design and signed title page likely by Margaret Armstrong. Decorations, full page color frontis., 3 additional full page color illustrations and 11 full page black and white illustrations by Frederick Simpson Coburn. a.e.g. Dickens' 1844 Christmas story of Toby "Trotty" Veck, a poor, working class man who has lost his faith in humanity. He is visited on New Year's eve by spirits to restore his faith. Although this Margaret Armstrong design is not in GE, OCLC tentatively attributes the design to her. Scarce in this condition. View more info

THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN BONNEVILLE VSA IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND THE FAR WEST DIGESTED FROM HIS JOURNAL AND ILLUSTRATED FROM VARIOUS OTHER SOURCES

By: [Armstrong, Margaret (binding design, title page and border designs)]; Irving, Washington

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1898

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 621

Condition: Very good +


8vo (6¼" x 9¼"). Pawnee Edition. 2 volumes with original cloth dust jackets. Vol. I: pp.339; frontis. and 13 additional illustrations, each with captioned tissue guard. Vol. II: pp. 237; frontis; 13 additional illustrations, each with captioned tissue guard, and a fold-out map. Binding design, title page design and border design by Margaret Armstrong. Washington Irving used Bonneville's notes and maps to create his non-fiction account of Benjamin de Bonneville's (1796 – 1878) expedition for the U.S. Army from Missouri to Oregon that began in 1832. De Bonneville eventually att... View more info

RIP VAN WINKLE AND THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

By: [Armstrong, Margaret (binding design, title page design); Coburn, Frederick Simpson (illustrations)]; Irving, Washington

Price: $625.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1899

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1500

Condition: Near fine


8vo (5½” x 7¾”). Designed to be sold both as a set and individually and therefore do not have volume markings. Rip Van Winkle: pp. v; 115; 7 plates. Legend of Sleepy Hollow: pp. v; 191; 8 plates. Signed Margaret Armstrong line block binding design of 21 tulips and titles in gold on dark red buckram with the tulip motif repeated 4 times on the spine with titles (identical design on each volume). Signed Margaret Armstrong title page in each volume, and five different Margaret Armstrong decorative borders in rose and pale green repeated throughout each volume. Each volume contains full pag... View more info

RIP VAN WINKLE

By: [Armstrong, Margaret (binding design, title page design); Coburn, Frederick Simpson (illustrations)]; Irving, Washington

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1899

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1728

Condition: Very good


8vo (5½” x 7¾”). pp. v; 115; 7 plates. Signed Margaret Armstrong binding design of 21 tulips in red, yellow and green and titles in gold on white buckram with the tulip motif repeated 4 times on the spine with titles. Signed Margaret Armstrong title page and five different Margaret Armstrong decorative borders in rose and pale green repeated throughout. Each volume contains full page black and white plates by Coburn and vignette illustrations on the verso of each textual page. Decorated eps with a repeating design of smoking pipes, wine goblets and a covered pitcher. t.e.g. This Armst... 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

Condition: Very good +


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, Lucile, is beloved by an English Lord and a French Duke who are bitter rivals. She loves the English Lord, but a misunderstandin... View more info

A MAN, A WOMAN, AND A DOG

By: [Chesworth, Frank (binding design and title page illustration)]; Suthers, Robert B.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Clarion Newspaper/Walter Scott: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 371

Condition: Very good


12mo (4½" x 6¾"). pp. [251]. t.e.g. deckled edges. A signed Frank Chesworth binding design with a repeating pattern in gold of fish jumping through waves. Title page design also signed by Chesworth. A comic take on a young marriage at the turn of the century from the husband's perspective. An attractive copy with light rubbing at the extremities and light foxing to the fore-edge and endpapers. Scarce. View more info

CAPTAIN SHAYS A POPULIST OF 1786

By: [Hapgood, Theodore Brown (binding and title page design)]; Rivers, George R. R.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1063

Condition: Near fine


12mo (5” x 7¼”). pp. 358 + 4pp. publisher's advts. Signed Theodore Brown Hapgood binding design and title page. The story of Shays' Rebellion told as a historical romance. A charming Hapgood binding with an early federal era border around the title on the front board, with titles and motifs from the cover design on the spine in gold. The signed Hapgood title page in red and gold has a similar border design. Scarce. View more info

THE CHOIR VISIBLE

By: [Hazenplug, Frank (binding design and title page design)]; Adams, Mary M.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago, Way and Williams: 1897

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1703

Condition: Near Fine


8vo (5¾" x 7¾"). pp. 185. Signed binding design by Frank Hazenplug of a gothic choir screen in black fronting an arching rose bush in gold on dark green cloth repeated on the rear cover. Title page design in red and black also by Frank Hazenplug. Attribution of both the binding design and the title page are on the copyright page. A series of spiritual poems by the Mary Adams, the wife of the University of Wisconsin President Charles Kendall Adams. With an inscription on the ffep from the author to Dr. and Mrs. Robert Henry Thurston dated the year of publication: To Dr. & Mrs. Thur... View more info