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Image for REED (MCCULLOUGH), MYRTLE; ARMSTRONG, MARGARET (binding, dust jacket and slipcase design)

REED (MCCULLOUGH), MYRTLE; ARMSTRONG, MARGARET (binding, dust jacket and slipcase design)

By: N/A

Price: $175.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1523

Condition: Fine


8vo (5¼” x 8½”). pp. 374. IN ORIGINAL DUST JACKET AND SLIPCASE. Unsigned binding design on periwinkle cloth by Margaret Armstrong. t.e.g. A young girl is unlucky in love and loses her boyfriend to another girl. She isolates herself at home and finds the perfect lover in her dreams. The book was made into a silent film of the same name in 1918. A fine copy. The very good - dust jacket that has large chips at the top corner of the rear panel, at the head of the spine panel, and at the bottom of the spine panel. The very good - slipcase with splits to the seams of ... View more info

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ENSAYO HISTORICO-APOLOGETICO DE LA LITERATURA ESPAÑOLA; CONTRA LOS OPINIONES PRECUPADAS DE ALGUNOS ESCRITORES MODERNOS ITALIANOS PARTE PRIMERA TOMO SEGUNDO.

By: AMAR Y BOURBÓN, JOSEFA (translation); LlAMPILLAS, FRANCISCO JAVIER; TIRABOSCHI, GIROLAMO.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Zaragoza (Spain), Blas Miedes, Impresor de la Real Sociedad: 1783

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2515

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. 8vo (6 1/8” x 8 1/8”). pp. 288. Unsigned contemporary morocco; hand-gauffered edges; detached ribbon marker; marbled eps and decorated turn-ins; a.e.g. Part one, first section of the first published work of Spanish translator, writer and early feminist, Josefa Amar y Borbón (1749-1833). The Historical-apologetic Essay of Spanish Literature Against the Concerned Opinions of Some Italian Modern Writers was translated by Amar y Borbón from Italian to Spanish, and was heavily annotated by her. It was released in seven parts over the course of four years (1782-1786)... View more info

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RUBÁIYÁT OF OMAR KHAYYÁM; THE ASTRONOMER-POET OF PERSIA

By: FITZGERALD, EDWARD; VEDDER, ELIHU (binding design, endpaper design and illustrations)

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1894

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2546

Condition: Very good +


First Thus. 8vo (6 1/2” x 8 1/2”). Holiday Edition; Third printing. 58 unpaginated French fold illustrated leaves + 61 pp. text. IN EXCEPTIONALLY SCARCE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. Signed binding by Elihu Vedder; t.e.g. Includes black and brown illustrated endpapers and 59 full page illustrations by Elihu Vedder. The original paper dust jacket repeats the cover and spine designs in black on brown paper. Vedder's masterwork and the first fully illustrated version of the Rubaiyat incorporating both Pre-Raphaelite and Symbolist sensibilities. A very good + copy w... View more info

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DOROTHY Q

By: HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL (Sr.); ZABRISKIE, GEORGE ALBERT (binding finisher).

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1893

Edition: First.

Inscription: Yes

Seller ID: 2607

Condition: Fine


8vo (5 x 7 5/8”). pp. 131. Second State ('clashed' on p. 50 line 8). WITH TIPPED IN CARD INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES. Signed binding by George Zabriskie in decorated red morocco. Foliated dentelles over brown grey and red marbled eps. Includes decorations, frontis. and 61 illustrations in black and white by Howard Pyle. Card signed and inscribed by Oliver Wendell Holmes tipped in on recto of front flyleaf: "A few can touch the magic string | And noisy fame is proud to win them - | Alas for those who never sing, | But die with all their music in them! | ... View more info

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THE WORKS OF JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER; ARTIST'S EDITION.

By: WHITTIER, JOHN GREENLEAF

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1892

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2189

Condition: VeryGood+


8vo (6¼” x 8¾”). 7 volumes. Limited Edition. Set number 543 of 750 sets. IN THE ORIGINAL DUST JACKETS. Unsigned Sarah Wyman Whitman binding design in gold on a three piece parchment and grey silk binding; half-title and title page printed in red and black; maroon eps; t.e.g. Vol. I: p. 435; Vol II: p. 347; Vol. III: p. 376; Vol. IV: p. 429; Vol. V: p. 436; Vol. VI: p. 437; Vol. VII: p. 402. Printed on English handmade paper and Illustrated with engraved frontis. portraits as well as engravings, photogravures and etchings on India paper from drawings by Howard Pyle, Fre... View more info

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THE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER Now Newly Printed

By: [Kelmscott Press; Morris, William; Cobden-Sandersen; T. J. and Eccles,David (binding design)]; Chaucer, Geoffrey

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 1200

Condition: 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. ... View more info

THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD WITH A PREFACE BY AUSTIN DOBSON AND ILLUSTRATIONS BY HUGH THOMSON

By: [Thomson, Hugh. (Illustrator)]; Goldsmith, Oliver; Dobson, Austin (preface)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1890

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 203

Condition: Very good


C8 (5 ¼ x 7 ¼). p. xxxv; 305. +6pp.advts. Green half-calf ruled in gold over black, tan and white marbled boards in the feather pattern.Spine has filigree rules in gold with two red morocco labels with titles in gold. t.e.g; marbled eps. Frontispiece and 181 vignette illustrations by Hugh Thomson, and includes a suppressed plate seen only in this edition on p. 95 that features a maid reading a hand-bill while seated on the back of man bending over. Original binding mounted and bound in rear. VG. Light shelf wear to edges and light rubbing to front joint; bookplate of Georgiana Erdmann and p... View more info