• XRARE EARLY c1879 PRIDE & PREJUDICE JANE AUSTEN! SCARCE PORTER COATES ALTA EDN!!

    Original Edition from c1879. WONDERFUL ORIGINAL 1879/1880 PORTER COATES ALTA EDITION - NOT A MODERN REPRINT! Whereas Bingley is well-liked in the community, Darcy begins his acquaintance with Elizabeth, her family, and their neighbours with smug condescension and proud distaste for all of the country people; despite Mrs. Bennet's embarrassing interference Mr. Bingley and Jane begin to grow closer.
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  • New ListingEXRare ARTHUR RACKHAM COMUS Art Nouveau 1ST AMAZING TIPPED-IN PLATES-1921! !WOW!

    "COMUS". ARTHUR RACKHAM! This is an Original (Not a modern reprint) 1st Edition of the classic ARTHUR RACKHAM illustrated Art Nouveau masterpiece. This beautifully illustrated book is one of the scarcest and most sought after of Arthur Rackham's books ever printed!
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  • FOLIO: "MYTHS & LEGENDS of INDIA" by William Radice in Slipcase Fine As New

    This is a copy of the Folio Society edition of "MYTHS & LEGENDS of INDIA" by William Radice. The book is housed in the publisher's slipcase, as are all Folio Society books. This book is literally AS NEW and has the look and tight, crisp feel of a book that has never been opened, much less read.
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  • New ListingExRare 1897 PRINCE UBBELY BUBBLE'S FAIRY TALES 30+ Stories! Illustrated! BEAUTY!

    ORIGINAL 1897 1ST EDITION in this format! Together with the Fairy Tale Subject makes this a book that is a real classic - Collectors of Fairy Tales will love this book! 29 FAIRY TALES! This beautifully illustrated book is one of the scarcest and most sought after Fairy Tale books ever printed!
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  • 1883 VICTORIAN ALBANY NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED SOUVENIR VIEW BOOK WITTEMANN RARE

    A great find from a well traveled New England estate! Published by Wittemann Bros., New York and features beautiful glazed sepia chromolithograph illustrations! Long “ accordion ” foldout with 12 pages.
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  • Signed Ltd Ed Club RLS Beach of + Dickens Folio + Moser Illus 1st Slipcase 1956

    Stephen Vincent Benet - John Brown’s Body (NY, The American Past -BOMC, 1980) – Pennyroyal Press and the Book Of The Month Club published a limited edition of this work signed by the illustrator Barry Moser.
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  • Art Nouveau binding SHAKESPEARE'S HEROINES by Anna Jameson NISTER 1911 book

    London: Ernest Nister. He was born in Darmstadt, Germany and later had an office in London. SHAKESPEARE'S HEROINES. by ANNA JAMESON. Anna Brownell Jameson (nee Murphy) (17 May 1794 – 17 March 1860) was the first English art historian.
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  • Flora's Gem The Fairy Bower Poetry Book Botanical Plates 1848

    Decorative title page dated 1848. Flora's Gem. The fairy's search by Mrs. Emeline Smith to page 40. Frontispiece, decorative title page plus 7 plates with tissue guards. The Child and the Rose by Mrs. Seba Smith.
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  • EXRARE 1ST EDN 1910 ARTHUR RACKHAM RHINEGOLD ART NOUVEAU STUNNING COLOR PLATES!

    "RHINEGOLD AND THE VALKYRIE". "The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie". ARTHUR RACKHAM! This is an Original (Not a modern reprint) 1910 1ST Edition of the classic ARTHUR RACKHAM illustrated Art Nouveau masterpiece.
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  • Willy Reilly illustrated 1880

    Rare find this the first illustrated edition of Willy Reilly. Made in 1880 this is one extremely beautiful book. Incredible condition
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  • 1899 WEIRD TALES Edgar Allan Poe Rare Printing Error Rue Morgue ILLO Altemus

    A decorative edition from 1899, with a couple of peculiarities. Other Altemus editions of Weird Tales use alternate frontispiece illustrations other than the ghastly image in this edition. Other noteworthy difference is the erroneous titling of "Murder In The Rue Morgue", instead of 'murders'.
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  • 2 Folio Society 1st Ed Odes of Horace Graves Seige Fall of Troy Slipcase Illustr

    These are two first impressions of the Folio Society Editions of The Odes of Horace and The Seige and Fall of Troy by Robert Graves. a first impression (no later impressions listed) in near fine condition.
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  • FOLIO: "INDIA: A HISTORY" by John Keay Two Volumes in Slipcase Fine As New

    This is a set of the Folio Society edition of "INDIA" A HISTORY" BY John Keay. The books are housed in a publisher's slipcase, as are all Folio Society books. Two volumes in a single slipcase. This books are literally AS NEW and have the look and tight, crisp feel of a book that has never been opened, much less read.
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  • Rare 1903 Book The Life Work of Henri Rene Guy De Maupassant #436/500 Illustrate

    This is The Life Work of Henri Rene Guy De Maupassant. Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant (/ˈ m oʊ p ə ˌ s ɑː n t / ;. Many are set during theFranco-Prussian War of the 1870s, describing the futility of war and the innocent civilians who, caught up in events beyond their control, are permanently changed by their experiences. ).
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  • 1900 VIEWS OF CLEVELAND OHIO ILLUSTRATED VICTORIAN SOUVENIR TOURIST VIEW BOOK

    This tome is in VERY GOOD condition for its age! Leather exterior shows gentle wear from age, including rubbing and soiling to the front and back covers, some gentle fraying to the spine extremes and some bumping to the corners.
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  • 1793 Boswell 'Life of Samuel Johnson' 3 volume set

      The Life of Samuel Johnson Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works by James Boswell Printed in London in 1793 by Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly. Second edition. Complete 3 volume set Complete with all 3 plates as called for: the portrait of Johnson, the round robin and the sample of Johnson's handwriting. Tree calf leather binding. Labels to spine. Bindings a little worn as shown. Marbled end papers. No inscriptions or bookplates. Pages generally bright and clean and tightly bound some marginal foxing. Please see my other rare and collectible books for sale. Please feel free to ask any questions.
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  • 1919 Some British Ballads,16 Arthur Rackham illustrations; fine BAYNTUN binding

    Not first edition (because of the notice about Heinemann taking over publication - although this volume credits Constable as publisher at the bottom of the title page). The endpapers of this volume supposedly give a clue about edition but it appears that at least one blank endpaper was removed when Bayntun put the fine binding on this book.
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  • DELUXE WILLY POGANY RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER COLERIDGE VG+ Illustrated 1920

    London: George G. Harrap, 1920. Deluxe edition. Stunning work of art. 9 3/4 in (25 cm) tall; unpaginated. No date, circa 1920. Printed by H. & J. Pillans & Wilson, Edinburgh. Fine binding in olive green morocco with bright gold-stamped ornamentation and jewel-toned accents.
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  • F. Hopkinson Smith, Venice of Today Elephant Folio, 1896 Color Illustrations

    F. Hopkinson Smith. F. Hopkinson Smith was known as much for his art as for his writing, and often combined the two in delightful travelogues. Francis Hopkinson Smith (October 23, 1838 – April 7, 1915) was a United States author, artist and engineer.
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  • Castles of Austria: 1st Ed's 1902-1910 Vols 2-8 Profusely Illust'd RARE & LOVELY

    Piper's monumental and authoritative historical census of all the castles of Austria! An astonishing work, covers literally hundreds of castles and ruins! Wein, Austria: Alfred Holder, 1902 ~ 1910; first editions all.
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  • LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB The Flounder GUNTER GRASS signed/#'d 216/1000

    TITLE : The Flounder. AUTHOR : Gunter Grass (signed by author on colophon page). If you collect fine editions, then this is a great addition to your personal library! DIMENSIONS : each volume approx 11" x 10 1/2", together in slip case approx 11 1/4" x 11" x 3 1/8".
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  • Abbe Constantine, Fine Bndg Ltd Edition (of 250), Madee Belaine Lemair Illustr

    The Abbe Constantine. The French artist Madeleine Lemaire (1845-1938) was well-known for her flower paintings and portraits. She was immortalized by Proust as the elegant hostess Madame Verdurin. Chatto and Windus, London, 1888.
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  • All The Year Round: James Whitcomb Riley; Woodcuts By Gustave Baumann (1912)

    Here is a rare book that is aesthetically gorgeous. The prints are stunning and the poetry isn't half bad ;-) The cover and spins are structurally sound. The cover has some staining in the top right. There is some foxing in different portions of the book, not on every page though. There was s newspaper clipping from Chicago nestled into July creating brown discoloration on July pages. This book has a 1912 copyright but was a 1916 presentation gift to Indiana Rotarians. Very hard book to come by...
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  • 1872 PICTURESQUE AMERICA ILLUSTRATED FINE BINDING WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT 1ST ED!

    Title : Picturesque America; or, the Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and other Picturesque Features of Our Country.
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  • Giuseppe Frezza Dalle Grotte / Il Cantore Ecclesiastico 1698 Rare Fine Bindings

    Il Cantore Ecclesiastico.. Giuseppe Frezza Dalle Grotte. 1698 stiff papercovered wraps, 166 pp. In good condition, with wraps showing modest wear, most noticeably at the spine which has been covered a few times and chipped, revealing various layers of its history. An illustrated volume with excellent title plate, though it is chipped in the lower right corner. Contents themselves remain very good- bright with an occasional tidemark. A few ink marks or mentions on the pastedowns, but contents are unmarked. A charming, handsome book on church music in Italian.
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  • Cheloniidae Press Trout: Brook, Brown & Rainbow Alan James Robinson 12 Etchings

    Easthampton, MA: Cheloniidae Press, 1986. Laid in is a letter from the artist on Cheloniidae Press letterhead regarding this copy: "The edition of full leather TROUT books was fifteen and three artist proofs.
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  • *SIGNED*TRUE 1ST EDITION~ W. ORG DRAWING!~THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR~ERIC CARLE

    Other than these pieces, the balance of his personal collection were pledged to The Eric Carle Museum Of Picture Book Art. Includes a stunning large original signed drawing rendered in pen of the “Butterfly” signed by“Eric Carle”.
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  • SONGS OF INNOCENCE (1915) WILLIAM BLAKE Mary & Charles Robinson Illus., 1st Ed.

    First published in 1794, Songs of Innocence is classic English poetry describing childhood states of innocence. Blake describes poetically the innocent's inevitable corruption by a harsh and unjust world.
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  • The Mirror of Character, pub by William P Nimmo 1869

    He was a Friend of Teddy Roosevelt, Asmiral Byrd, many Hollywood stars, Einstein, Ghandi and many others including royalty. The front cover and the spine have gilt impressions which are in very good shape and the tops of the pages are also gilt.
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  • La Dame de Monsoreau by Dumas, Maurice Leloir Illustrations 2 4to Volumes, Lthr

    La Dame de Monsoreau. Maurice Leloir is considered a historical painter, watercolorist, engraver, illustrator, playwright and film producer. He was born in Paris on the 1st of November 1851 and died on the 7th of October 1940.
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  • RECORDS OF OXFORD FOUNDERS 1828 Folio, 25 Skelton Engravings, Stikeman Binding,

    Custom bound (probably in late 19th Century) in fine full leather by Henry Stikeman and Co., NY. Beginning toward the end of the nineteenth century into the beginning of the twentieth, Henry Stikeman's career laid at the center of art bookbinding in America.
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  • 1811 Engravings Rome History, Lossius Bilderbibel

    Kaspar Friedrich Lossius. Gotha: Perthes, 1811, first edition. Good Covers and Very Good text and engravings. The Spine label is chipped and crackled with rubbed titles. Some wear at the spine extremities and some rubbings and separation at the ends of the spine joints, light edge and corner wear.
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  • Paul Lacroix 1875 customs costumes 18th Century Fine Binding chromolithographs

    Lacroix'š Eighteenth Century Institutions Uses and Costumes. Lacroix's XVIIIe Sicle Institutions Usages et Costumes. With chromolithographs. Paul Lacroix (April 27, 1806 – October 16, 1884), French author and journalist, was born in Paris, the son of a novelist.
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  • 1876 Lacroix's Vie Militaire et Religieuse Illustrated Middle Ages Renaissance

    A beautifully illustrated third edition of Lacroix's Vie Militaire et Religieuse in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance by Didot publishers. Paul Lacroix, 1806 1884, was a prolific French author and journalist.
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  • Sapho Alphonse Daudet - Illustrations by Rossi Myrbach

    (Some heavy). DAUDET, ALPHONSE. circa 1900. Paris: Marpon et Flammarion. No names.
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  • 1893 Maurice Loir La Marine Francaise French Illustrated Naval Ships Military

    Previous owners decorative bookplate pasted down inside front cover of this large illustrated antique 1893 French book. Some rubbing. Chilling of material along edges. Some wear to red leather. 620 pages.
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  • Christmas Tales Of Flanders By DE BOSSCHERE First Edition 1917

    DE BOSSCHERE, JEAN. First edition. 23 Christmas tales from Flanders, illustrated by de Bosschere with 12 brightly colored plates plus many full page black and whites, many full-page 2-color illustrations, plus a profusion of delightful and whimsical black and whites in-text.
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  • 1931 Thais Newman Levy Limited Edition Signed Letter By Abner Dean Illustrator

    Pictures by Abner J. Epstein. The pride of Alexandria, and Thais was her name. In allegorical or surrealist situations, Dean often depicted extremes of human behavior amid grim, decaying urban settings or barren landscapes.
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  • Lettres Sciences Et Arts Paul Lacroix 1878 In Fine Binding DIDOT

    Paul Lacroix. Letters Sciences et Arts. In fine binding. Binding sound. In protective clear wrapper. Decorative chapter pages. Profusely illustrated. 560 pages.
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  • Rashomon Grimm Press Akutagawa Yvonne Gilbert Illustrated Chinese Graphic Novel

    Illustrated by Yvonne Gilbert & Danny Nanos. Published 2012 by Grimm Press, Taiwan. Chinese language, translated from the Japanese by Wen Jie.
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  • ANTIQUE BOOK PICTURES OF FINLAND 1927 KUVIA SUOMESTA SUPERB BINDING & ILLUSTRATI

    Wear at the slip case edges, previous owner name at the half-title page, otherwise a very clean book with superb illustrations. Marbled covers and the slip case. Gilt decorated spine with five raised bands.
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  • German, Meinerbuch des Humors "My Book of Humor" 1908 illustrated

    Very clean hardcover, German, illustrated book, Meinerbuch des Humors or "My book of Humor" dated 1908. 575 pages, beautifully illustrated, and pages are brown. Author might be "Norbert Falt". I don't know German and have trouble translating sometimes because I can't make out what the letters are, so forgive me if any of my translations are correct.
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  • Stunning! A Dream of Fair Women, Illustrations by Harrison Fisher, 1st, 1907

    Harrison Fisher (July 27, 1875 or 1877 – January 19, 1934) was an American illustrator. He became known particularly for his drawings of women, which won him acclaim as the successor of Charles Dana Gibson.Together with fellow artists Howard Chandler Christy and Neysa McMein, he constituted the Motion Picture Classic magazine's, "Fame and Fortune" contest jury of 1921/1922, who discovered the It-girl, Clara Bow.
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  • 1890 1stED MODERN SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD SIGNED BY AUTHOR FRIEND OF DICKENS

    BOOK IS IN VG /NEAR FINE CONDITION WITH BEAUTIFUL BRIGHT GILT PICTORIAL COVER AND SPINE WITH TITLE TO BOTH. SPINE SLIGHTLY SUNNED, FAINT SOILING TO BOARDS. BINDING AND HINGES ARE VERY GOOD, DECORATIVE END PAPERS AND PASTE DOWNS, NO LOOSE OR MISSING PAGES, PAGES ARE REMARKABLY BRIGHT AND CLEAN, WITHOUT MARKS EXCEPT FOR INSCRIPTION AND SIGNATURE OF AUTHOR TO HALF TITLE PAGE, NO FOXING. NICELY ILLUSTRATED, 391 PAGES, BOOK MEASURES 7.5"x5.25". FIRST EDITION, 127 YEARS OLD. AUTHOR WAS A GOOD FRIEND OF CHARLES DICKENS AND CONTRIBUTED TO A NUMBER OF DICKENS PERIODICALS. A VERY NICE EXAMPLE OF THIS SCARCE BOOK!.
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  • D A Levy / 465 an Anthology of Cleveland Poets 1966 Rare Fine Bindings 1st ed

    465 an Anthology of Cleveland Poets Levy, D A. First edition 1966, First Edition of this legendary anthology, edited by D. A. Levy. One of 500 copies. Silkscreened covers by Ralph and Diedra Polar. Near Fine. minor soil and shelfwear to the wraps. Clean contents. Originally distributed and sold by Jim Lowell at his legendary Asphodel Book Shop. One of the crowning achievements of Levy's mimeograph work.
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  • Bilibin Bilibine Art Nouveau illustrations, Russian Wonder Tales, 1st/1st 1912

    Born in a middle-class family from Saint-Petersburg in 1876, Ivan Yakovlevitch Bilibine chooses to study painting rather than the right. Ivan Bilibine illustrated his first tales in 1899, inspired of discoveries by his many voyages through Russia.
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  • The Complete Works of Washington Irving in 16 Vols #759 of 1000 Copies

    Fred De Fau & Co. 1800s (no visible date) In 16 Volumes #759 of 1000 Copies. This set is a Beautiful Complete Set in Good Condition, with some wear, tears, chips on the leather etc. Auctiva's FREE Counter.
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  • Brief History of the Orchid Carol Schwarzott Illustrated Limited Edition of 30

    A Brief History of the Orchid designed and printed by Carol Schwarzott. We specialize in five categories: Limited Editions Club, Illustrated Fine Press books, Jules Verne, William Shakespeare, and Printing and the Mind of Man.
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