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EGYPT; THREE ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY, RELIGION AND ART OF ANCIENT EGYPT

By: BRIMMER, MARTIN; CHAPMAN, MRS. JOHN JAY (MINNA).

Price: $975.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin Company: 1892

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2011

Condition: Good


4to (6 3/4” x 10 3/8”). pp. 86. Unsigned Sarah Wyman Whitman binding design in black on olive ooze leather of three stylized papyrus (Cyperus papyrus hadidii) stalks superimposed on the title (in Mrs. Whitman's inscriptional lettering) with the stems of the stalks forming the upright of the letter "Y", with a border of dash motifs.Includes a title page in red and black, color map of Egypt and the Nile delta, foliated initial caps and tailpieces all by Mrs. Whitman as wells as 32 illustrations after photographs by the authors; maroon eps.A collection of three essays ... View more info

IN A BALCONY A DRAMA IN VERSE

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Laurentian Press: 1902

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 92

Condition: Very good


12mo (7¾" x 4¼"). pp. [i - vi]; [1] - 115; (1 blank); colophon. Limited edition. This copy #154 of 300 on hand-made Van Gelder paper. Gray paper covered boards stamped on front and rear in a black and gold Grolier-style design forming a central cartouche containing titles. Spine stamped with narrow concentric panels in gold; middle panel filled. Arts & Crafts style floriate boarder in green surrounding first page of text. Deckle edged paper. Calling card and inscription from Arthur H. Hahlo on ffep recto; light rubbing to length of spine and moderate chipping to head and tail, other... View more info

BONAVENTURE A Prose Pastoral of Acadian Louisiana

By: Cable, George W.

Price: $72.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1899

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 68

Condition: Very good


C8vo (7.75” x 5.5”). pp. vii; 314. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Later Pinting. Signed Margaret Armstrong binding in olive green silk with titles and Arts & Crafts rose decoration in/ outline in gold to cover and spine; cream end papers, t.e.g, deckle edges. Author's signature on verso of ffep: Every happy wish, from/Yours truly/ Go. W. Cable/Northampton, Mass. Dec. 1900. This Armstrong binding is uniform with 6 other Cable novels including Old Creole Days, The Grandissimes and Strong Hearts. Gullans and Espey 54. A bright, fresh copy with sunning to spine, two gently bumped corners and light age t... View more info

THE MARY FRANCES COOK BOOK ADVENTURES AMONG THE KITCHEN PEOPLE

By: Fryer, Jane Eayre

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 179

Condition: Very good


4to (7” x 9½”). pp. [x]; 175. Blue cloth boards with color illustrated paper onlay with titles; spine with titles stamped in gold script. Printed in red and black and profusely illustrated in the Golden Age tradition by Jane Allen Boyer (color frontis and textual vignette illustrations in line), and Margaret G. Hays (full page line illustrations printed in red and black). One in a series of seven books by Jane Eayre Fryer whose purpose was to teach children the domestic arts, The Mary Frances Cook Book weaves lessons about basic cookery into a story about a little girl helped by animate... View more info

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TWO WORLDS; AND OTHER POEMS

By: GILDER, RICHARD WATSON; GILDER, HELENA De KAY, illustrations

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1891

Edition: First

Inscription: Yes

Seller ID: 1879

Condition: Very Good


12mo (4 5/8” x 7 1/4”). pp. 115. First Printing. VELLUM ISSUE INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE HALF TITLE. Unsigned binding design by Sarah Wyman Whitman in gold on vellum. Spine titles and decorations in gold. Includes 7 decorative illustrations by Helena de Kay Gilder; t.e.g. Inscribed by the author in the month following publication to Elizabeth Weston Stickney, a close family friend and wife of prominent New York attorney, Albert Stickney, who was a contributor to The Century Magazine, for which Gilder was the editor. A very good copy, wit... View more info

LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF GREAT BUSINESSMEN Volume 24, No. 6 JOHN J. ASTOR

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: East Aurora, Roycrofters: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 188

Condition: Very good


8vo (6" x 8"). Vol. 24, No. 6. pp.190; [vi]. Issues of Little Journeys were paginated serially. Signed Dard Hunter binding in sewn grey paper decorated in red and black in Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Glasgow Arts & Crafts style. Includes title page in red and black by Dard Hunter and a two color frontis portrait of Astor detached but present. All book elements including floriated initial caps and tail pieces designed by Hunter. Printed on Boxmoor paper. Very good with age toning to preliminaries, edges of wraps with light wear, rear corners folded and contemporary ownership mark. M... View more info

LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF ENGLISH AUTHORS. Volume VI, No. 4 ROBERT BURNS

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Aurora, Roycrofters: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 191

Condition: Very good


8vo (5 3/4" x 7 5/8"). Vol. 6, No. 1. pp. 73 - [97]. Issues of Little Journeys were paginated serially. Regular edition with body and copy set in Old Style Antique. Sewn grey paper with titles in black and the Roycrofters device stamped in green. Includes title page with elaborate Arts & Craft border, floriated Arts & Crafts style initials and typographic design after Morris. Portrait of Morris after the painting by Watts opposite pp.14. Printed on Boxmoor paper. Very good with offsetting to ffep and title page fore-edge and foot. McKenna 60; 62. View more info

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AN ISLAND GARDEN

By: THAXTER, CELIA; HASSAM, CHILDE, illustrator.

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin Company: 1894

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2320

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition. First printing. 8vo (6¾” x 9¼”). pp. 126.Unsigned binding design by Sarah Wyman Whitman in gold on bright green cloth of five upright wild roses (Rosa acicularis) with stylized stems and leaves terminating in interlinked hearts at their base on woven green cloth, with titles in a banner laying over the stems. Binding design repeats in gold on rear cover. Spine with titles and a flower bud with stylized stem and leaves in gold; t.e.g.Includes color frontis.,11 full page chromolithographic color illustrations, (each with captioned tissue guard) as well as tit... 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

THE MARY FRANCES SEWING BOOK ADVENTURES AMONG THE THIMBLE PEOPLE

By: [Boyer, Jane Allen]; Fryer, Jane Eayre

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180

Condition: Very good


4to (7” x 9½”). pp. [x]; 175. Blue cloth boards with color illustrated paper onlay with titles; spine with titles stamped in gold script. Illustrated eps. Printed in red and black and profusely illustrated by Jane Allen Boyer in the Golden Age tradition with full page color illustrations and textual vignette illustrations. Includes 10 tissue-paper fold-out clothing patterns. One in a series of seven books by Jane Eayre Fryer whose purpose was to teach children the domestic arts, The Mary Frances Sewing Book weaves lessons about basic sewing into a story about a little girl taught to sew... View more info

GOOD-BYE, JIM

By: [Christy, Howard Chandler (illustrator); Stuart, Bertha (Decorations)]; Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $41.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1913

Seller ID: 70

Condition: Near fine


C8vo (7.75” x 5.25”). Unpaginated gift book. Early reprint of 1913 Bobbs-Merrill publication. Grey cloth boards with titles and double fillet border in dark blue; titles on spine also in dark blue. 11 full page illustrations in two colors by Howard Chandler Christy with Arts & Crafts landscape decorations printed in red on every page by Bertha Stewart. A near fine copy in a near fine pictorial dust jacket by Howard Chandler Christy. Scarce in this condition. Howard Chandler Christy (1873 - 1952) was an illustrator famous for his “Christy Girl”, a society girl image similar to a “... View more info

HOME WITH ME AGAIN

By: [Christy, Howard Chandler; Booth, Franklin]; Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $37.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1908

Seller ID: 69

Condition: Near fine


Unpaginated gift book. Reprint of 1908 Bobbs-Merrill publication. Grey cloth boards with titles and double fillet border in dark blue; titles on spine also in dark blue. 44 full page illustrations in two colors by Howard Chandler Christy with Arts & Crafts floral decorations printed in red on every page by Franklin Booth. A near fine copy in a very good pictorial dust jacket by Howard Chandler Christy with minor edge chipping. Scarce in this condition. Howard Chandler Christy (1873 - 1952) was an illustrator famous for his “Christy Girl”, a society girl image similar to a “Gibson Girl... View more info

NORTHERN TRAILS SOME STUDIES OF ANIMAL LIFE IN THE FAR NORTH

By: [Copeland, Charles]; Long, William J.

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn and Company: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23

Condition: Near fine


8vo. (8” x 6.25”). pp. [xxvi]; 390. First Edition. A stunning unsigned publisher’s binding by Charles Copeland of titles and a wolf silhouetted against the moon rendered in black and gilt on green buckram cloth; titles and vignettes of the seashore and a wolf’s head on the spine. Color frontis.with tissue guard and twelve full-page illustrations in black and white with numerous marginal illustrations as well as head and tail pieces by Charles Copeland. A beautiful copy that has seen little use. Northern Trails is a collection of nature stories based on the author’s travels in Labra... View more info

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FRA ANGELICO

By: [DEAN, CHRISTOPHER (binding design)]; DOUGLAS, LANGTON

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons: 1902

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2065

Condition: Ex Library


Tall 4to (7½” x 11 ”). pp. 185. Signed Arts & Crafts binding design by Christopher Dean in dark green, white and gold on sage green linen weave cloth of lilies with their stems and leaves intertwined over a background of pebbles with a high central panel containing the titles in gold and two double rule borders. The spine has the titles in gold with a repeat of a portion of the front cover design. A study of the life and works of Fra Giovanni Angelico Da Fiesole, an Early Italian Renaissance painter and miniaturist who was also a monk in the Dominican order (thus "Fra Giovanni" ... View more info

HOW JAQUES CAME INTO THE FOREST OF ARDEN AN IMPERTANENCE

By: [Enright, Walter (cover design and illustrations); Townsend, Harry Everett (floriated initials); Peattie, Barbara (illuminations)]; Peatie, Elia W.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chicago, Blue Sky Press: (1901)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 91

Condition: fine


16mo (6 ½" x 4 ¾"). Unpaginated. Limited edition of 700 copies on Van Gelder handmade paper. Tan cloth boards with brown paper onlay to front and rear boards. White title label ruled in red on spine. Arts & Crafts style cover design, frontis. and 4 additional illustrations on Japan vellum by Walter Enright. Printed in Caslon Old Style with rubricated title page and headlines. Floriated initial letters by Harry Everett Townsend that were hand illuminated by Barbara Peattie. A beautiful production in impeccable contition. View more info

THE SONG OF HIAWATHA

By: [Fisher, Harrison; Crawford, E. Stetson]; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: (1906)

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 47

Condition: Near fine


M8vo (9 ¾" x 7"). pp. [189]. Unsigned publisher’s binding likely by E. Stetson Crawford in smooth green cloth with titles in gold surrounded by Native American themed decoration in blind and in B/W. Color frontis. with tissue guard and over 60 additional color and B/W illustrations by Harrison Fisher. Intricately decorated end papers, half-title, title page and text pages by E. Stetson Crawford using Native American themes in green. A near fine copy with light bumping to head/tail of spine and a neat gift inscription to the recto of the front flyleaf . A lovely copy of this tour de ... View more info

THE MARY FRANCES HOUSEKEEPER ADVENTURES AMONG THE DOLL PEOPLE

By: [Greene, Julia; Mowitz, Albert C., illustrators]; Fryer, Jane Eayre

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 178

Condition: Very good


4to (7” x 9½”). pp. [xviii]; 253. Blue cloth boards with color illustrated paper onlay with titles; spine with titles stamped in gold script. Illustrated eps. Color paper dolls, vignette and margin silhouettes by Julia Greene; frontispiece, foldout doll house plans and color paper furnature by Albert C. Mowitz. A scarce copy complete with all 9 paper dolls and clothing, Arts and Crafts style furnishings and doll house plans. One in a series of seven books by Jane Eayre Fryer whose purpose was to teach children all the domestic arts. A significant piece of piece of social and cultural ... 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

EARLY ENGLISH PROSE ROMANCES ROBERT THE DEVYLL. A ROMANCE.

By: [Nelson, Harold]; Thoms, William J.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Otto Schulze & Co.: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 98

Condition: Very good -


Large 4to (9½" x 12"). pp. [i - vii]; 1- 57. Limited edition of 500 copies on handmade paper. Olive green cloth over light grey card stock with titles stamped in gold on front board and spine. Full page wood cut title page in black and red, head pieces, tail pieces, floriated initial letters, historiated initial letters and full page illustrations with elaborate ornamental borders by Harold Nelson. A striking example medieval illustration in the Arts & Crafts style showing the influences of both Albrecht Durer and William Morris. Deckled edge paper. A very nice copy with bright, clea... View more info

OF AUCASSIN AND NICOLETTE A TRANSLATION IN PROSE AND VERSE FROM THE OLD FRENCH TOGETHER WITH AMABEL AND AMORIS

By: [Woodroffe, Paul; Housman, Clemence]; Housman, Lawrence

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Dial Press: 1925

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 93

Condition: Very good


12mo.(7¾" x 5"). pp. [i - viii]; [1] - 106; (6 blank). Cream paper covered boards with titles stamped in gold on the spine. Arts & Crafts headpiece, tailpiece, initial letters, Frontis. and 3 additional full page illustrations by Paul Woodroffe engraved on wood by Clemence Housman. Endpapers designed and signed by Paul Woodroffe. Spotting to paper between pages 15 and 32. Lightly sunned spine with two small spots on front board and contemporary ownership inscription on half-title, otherwise a lovely production in the Morrisonian fine press tradition. View more info