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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE

By: [Turbayne, Albert Angus (binding design and end paper design); Turbayne, Christine (ALS); Price, Norman N. (illustrations)]; Lamb, Charles and Mary

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, T. C. and E. C. Jack: 1905

Edition: First

Seller ID: 546

Condition: Very good


8vo (7" x 9½"). pp. xii; [324]. Signed foliate binding design in gold on brown cloth repeated in blind on the rear board by Albert Angus Turbayne. Signed end papers, title page and frontis. arrangement also by Turbayne. Note that Turbayne signs the front board and the end papers of this binding with both his "T" scarab monogram and the intertwined "CS" monogram of the Carlton Studios. The title page is signed with Turbayne's monogram only. Black and white frontis. of Charles and Mary Lamb and 20 full page colour illustrations by Norman N. Price of the Carlton Studios.... View more info

THE CARDINAL'S SNUFF-BOX

By: [Unidentified (binding design)]; Harland, Henry

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, John Lane: The Bodley Head: 1900

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1660

Condition: Very good +


8vo (5 ” x 7 ”). pp. 319. Unsigned Arts & Crafts binding in brown morocco with 5 raised bands on the spine that terminate in clusters of leaves and three gold berries on the front and rear boards. Titles in gold on the spine; grey eps; A witty romance set in turn-of-the-century Italy, that tells the story of Peter Marchdale, an English novelist who takes a small villa in the Lombard countryside to write, but discovers that his landlady is a woman he has been secretly in love with for years. A very good + copy. View more info

JAPAN AND HER PEOPLE

By: [Unidentified (binding design)]; Hartshorne, Anna C.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston: 1905

Edition: Early edition

Seller ID: 1352

Condition: Near fine


8vo (5½" x 8¼"). 2 volumes. Vol I: pp. 377. Vol. II: 374; INCLUDES SCARCE ORIGINAL CLOTH DUST JACKETS AND SLIPCASE; Folding color map. Each volume has Frontis. and 24 photogravures each with captioned tissue guard. t.e.g. red ribbon marker. Early edition of this richly illustrated two-volume work on 19th-century Japan. Unsigned binding design of cranes in flight near a stylized cherry tree in gold on bright red cloth. Spine with chrysanthemum device and a wreath of cranes with wings outspread. Top of cloth covered slipcase with titles and two stylized Japanese mon. Impressions of ... View more info

THE GODS, SOME MORTALS AND LORD WICKENHAM

By: [Unidentified (binding design)]; Hobbes, John Oliver (pseudonym for Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1895

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 589

Condition: Very good +


C8vo (5" x 7¾"). pp. 271 + 14 pp. publisher's catalogue. Later printing. Unsigned binding in dark brown and gold on tan woven cloth. A story of the consequences of a man's unwise marriage, resembling Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure, written in the same year.The primary design is an likely a representation of the decorated horse's harness described on p. 202: "There were numerous brass ornaments, like coronets, on the harness...". The binding design also includes what most likely is Lord Wickenham's coat of arms, and a book of common prayer, both of which also play a part in the story... View more info

THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS

By: [UNIDENTIFIED (binding design)]; Millais, John Guille

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1899

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1722

Condition: Very good +


4to (6¾” x 10”). 2 volumes. Vol. I: 446; Vol. II: 511. Limited edition, this being no. 20 of 250 sets. Unsigned binding design in gold on green vertically ribbed cloth of a panel created from strapwork woven into hearts at the corners, with vines woven into the strapwork of each heart and a decorative pointillé and fleuron outer border. The spine is divided into 5 compartments by 5 sets of gold double rules; the compartments contain the titles a repeat of the vine motif from the front cover in multiples. Includes over 200 pictures and illustrations reproduced here for the first time, an... View more info

IN MY LADY'S GARDEN

By: [Unidentified (binding design)]; Mrs. Richmond

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 835

Condition: Very good +


Thick 8vo (6" x 9"). pp. [464]. PRESENTATION COPY. Unsigned binding design in black, grey, blue-green, yellow and white on olive green cloth which wraps to the spine. Includes color frontis. and one other color illustration by Beatrice Parsons, with 48 additional photographic illustrations in black and white. t.e.g. "PRESENTATION COPY" blind stamped onto lower right corner of title page.A gardening book divided into chapters for each week of the year where advice is given for laying out of the grounds, the lawn, the conservatory, the wild garden and the water garden. A striking and sca... View more info

THE RHINE FROM ITS SOURCE TO THE SEA

By: [Unidentified (binding design)]; Stieler, Karl; Wachenhusen, H. and Hacklander, F. W.; Bartley, C. G. T. (translator)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry T. Coates: (1898)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1840

Condition: Fine


8vo (5½" x 8¼"). 2 volumes. Vol. I: pp. vii; 303. Photogravure frontis. and 21 photogravure illustrations, each with captioned tissue guard. Vol II: pp. vii; 317 + folding map at rear. Photogravure frontis. and 27 photogravure illustrations, each with captioned tissue guard. Original ribbon markers. t.e.g. Unsigned publisher's binding of flowers textured gold in two tones on blue cloth by an unidentified artist in the original paper-lined blue cloth dust jackets. A tour of the nature, art, history and legends of the cities, towns and forests along the Rhine. A fine set with the b... View more info

THE ABBÉ CONSTANTIN

By: [Unidentified (cover design); Lemaire, Madeleine (illustrations)]; Halévy; Ludovic

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Company: 1895

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1497

Condition: Near fine


12mo (4 ” x 6¾”). pp. 166. Unsigned Art Nouveau binding design of poppy flowers, buds, leaves and stems in gold on vertically ribbed maroon cloth. Includes frontis. and 35 additional black and white illustrations by Madeleine Lemaire; t.e.g. Originally published in French to immediate success in 1882, L'Abbé Constantin is the story of the good Abbé Constantin, his nephew, the American heiress the nephew falls in love with, and how the heiress overcame the nephew's difficulty with her wealth. Issued in a green and maroon variant, this binding design was on Crowell's reprinting of both ... View more info

FLY-RODS AND FLY-TACKLE SUGGESTIONS AS TO THEIR MANUFACTURE AND USE

By: [Unidentified binding design]; Wells, Henry P.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 734

Condition: Very good +


12mo (6" x 7½"). p. 364 + 4pp. publisher's advts. Unidentified binding design in gray, black and gold on olive green diagonally ribbed cloth of a trout in a net over water. Includes textual illustrations showing the hooks, rods, and flies discussed. A handsome copy with rubbing to the extremities. Scarce in this condition. PBO.pbw01874.bib View more info

THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE

By: [Whitman, Sarah Wyman (binding design); Pyle, Howard (illustrations)]; Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1895

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1140

Condition: Near Fine


8vo (5¼" x 8"). 2 Volumes. Unsigned binding design by Sarah Wyman Whitman in gold on smooth rust cloth reminiscent of medieval book clasps. First edition with Pyle illustrations. Vol. I: pp. 219; photogravure portrait frontis. and 29 illustrations by Howard Pyle. Vol. II: pp. 474 (continuous numbering); photogravure portrait frontis. and 27 illustrations by Howard Pyle. The sayings and thoughts of a philosopher who discourses at length to his fellow lodgers in a boarding house on any subject that comes to hand. A near fine set with faint rubbing to the extremities. BAL 9215. Alle... View more info