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THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE

By: [ART NOUVEAU BINDING]; [Brock, H. M. (illustrator)]; Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent and Sons, Ltd.: 1902

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1657

Condition: Very good +


C8vo (4½ x 7¼). pp. xxi; 318. Half green morocco over grey and cream marbled boards with titles and a floral Art Nouveau design on the spine in gold. Includes frontis. and 50 full page and vignette illustrations by H. M. Brock. 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 very good+ copy with slight darkening to the spine. Skilton 166. View more info

THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE THE POET AT THE BREAKFAST TABLE THE PROFESSOR AT THE BREAKFAST TABLE

By: [Brock, H. M. Illustrator]; Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent and Sons, Ltd.: 1902

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 127

Condition: Very Good


C8vo (4½ x 7¼). Three volumes uniformly bound in 3/4 blue morocco over marbled boards. Autocrat of the Breakfast Table: pp. xxi; 318. with frontis and 50 full page and vignette illustrations by H. M. Brock. The Professor at the Breakfast Table: pp. xv; 320; with frontis and 46 full page and vignette illustrations by H. M. Brock. The Poet at the Breakfast Table: pp. xii; 348; with frontis and 51 full page and vignette illustrations by H. M. Brock. Skilton 166. ... View more info

THE ADMIRABLE CRICHTON

By: [Hugh Thomson, illustrator]; Barrie, Sir James M.

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: N.D. [1914]

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153

Condition: Very good


R4to (10¼" x 12¼"). pp. [vii]; [235]. Edition de Luxe. Number 5 of 500 signed by Hugh Thomson on the limitation page. Unsigned full vellum publisher's binding by Hugh Thomson with elaborate Art Nouveau gilt decoration and lettering on both the front board and spine; top edge gilt, deckled fore and bottom edges. Includes 20 tipped in full color plates with captioned tissue guards, numerous b/w textual illustrations, and a Leicester Galleries announcement for the... View more info

PEACOCK PIE A BOOK OF RHYMES BY WALTER DE LA MARE WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY W. HEATH ROBINSON

By: [Robinson, W. Heath]; De La Mare, Walter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1924

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 22

Condition: Very good+


8vo. (8.25” x 6.25”). pp. x; 179. First American Edition, later printing (“November, 1924”). Dark green buckram cloth decorative publisher’s binding with titles and peacock illustration from title page gilt stamped onto cover; titles gilt stamped onto spine. Color Frontis. with tissue guard and 95 full page and vignette line illustrations throughout the book by W. Heath Robinson. A Very Good + copy with light rubbing to the extremities and a small (0.25”) chi... View more info