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An Argosy of Fables
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An Argosy of Fables
$69.00
An Argosy of Fables: A Representative Selection from the Fable Literature of Every Age and Land, selected and edited by Frederic Taber Cooper. 94 illustrations in color by Paul Bransom. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1921. First edition. Hardcover, 485 pages, blue illustrated cloth, black-and-white illustrated endpapers, 94 color plates. Fables from around the world. Weak front hinge, pages age-toned, light edge wear.
 
The Innocent Voyage, Limited Edition
VINTAGE
$75.00
The Innocent Voyage by Richard Hughes. Illustrated with lithographs in color by Lynd Ward, and with an introduction by Louis Untermeyer. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1944. Limited edition of 1500 copies, this being No. 818. Signed by the illustrator on the colophon. Hardcover, 221 pages, full brown leather with gilt ruling, lettering, and illustration, full- and half-page color illustrations throughout. Edges and spine ends rubbed.
 
Roads and Vagabonds, Signed
VINTAGE
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Roads and Vagabonds, Signed
$99.00
Roads and Vagabonds by Kenneth Hare with illustrations by Cecil Aldin. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited, n.d. (c. 1930). Hardcover, 189 pages, original red cloth with gilt, vellum spine with gilt lettering, text and full-page illustrations throughout. One of only 50 signed by the author and the artist. The romance of highway robbery in the coaching era. Owner's bookplate on endpaper. Age-toning to spine, light soiling to covers, tips abraded.
 
Sartor Resartus, Signed Limited
VINTAGE
$55.00
Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdröckh by Thomas Carlyle, with the Preface of Ralph Waldo Emerson and an Introduction by Bliss Perry. Printed for The Limited Editions Club at the Curwen Press, London, 1931. Limited edition of 1500 copies signed by the printer Oliver Simon, this being No. 913. Hardcover, 377 pages, blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, decorative endpapers, top edges gilt. Spine has faded, some wear at the tail.
 
Crainquebille, Limited Edition
VINTAGE
$55.00
Crainquebille [L'Affaire Crainquebille] by Anatole France: Newly Translated, with an Introduction, by Jacques LeClercq and Illustrated by Bernard Lamotte. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1949. Limited to 1500 copies signed by the illustrator, this being No. 818. Hardcover, 69 pages, tapestried burlap with burgundy leaf title, illustrated in full-page and text from paintings by Bernard Lamotte. Light wear.
 
The Analysis of the Turf
VINTAGE
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The Analysis of the Turf
$45.00
The Analysis of the Turf or, The Duties an Difficulties of Racing Officials, Owners, Trainers, Jockeys, Bookmakers, and Bettors, with Stories of Horses and Courses. By J. Fairfax-Blakeborough. London: Philip Allan & Co., Ltd., 1927. First Edition. Hardcover, 321 pages, gilt-ruled cloth, 12 color plates. Spine faded, covers lightly worn, some foxing.
 
Little Orphan Annie, S/2
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Little Orphan Annie, S/2
$75.00
Two Little Orphan Annie First Editions. Hardcovers with cloth spine and color illustrated paper over boards. Interiors with full-page black-and-white comic strip drawings on each page. The titles are Little Orphan Annie (86 pages), and Little Orphan Annie and The Haunted House (86 pages). Illustrated by Harold Gray. New York: Cupples & Leon Company, 1926. First Editions.
 
The Temptation of Saint Anthony
VINTAGE
$89.00
The Temptation of Saint Anthony by Gustave Flaubert. Translated by Lafcadio Hearn, and Illustrated by Warren Chappell. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1943. Limited edition, copy No. 818, signed by the Illustrator. Hardcover, 100 pages, gray linen stamped in colors and gold, brilliantly colored illustrations by Chappell, which are reminiscent of stained glass windows. Minor wear.
 
Il Penseroso and L'Allegro
VINTAGE
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Il Penseroso and L'Allegro
$85.00
John Milton's L'Allegro and Il Penseroso, in a single volume, with 12 illustrations by William Blake. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1954. 818/1500. Il Penserosos, with a Note Upon the Paintings by Chauncey Brewster Tinker; 44 pages. L'Allegro, with a Note Upon the Poems by W. P. Trent; 43 pages. Hardcover, dark green cloth with gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, all edges tinted green. Two poems by Milton, printed "dos-á-dos" in an interesting arrangement by Bruce Rogers.
 
Peter Rabbit & Jimmy Chipmunk
VINTAGE
$55.00
Peter Rabbit and Jimmy Chipmunk. Illustrations by Virginia Albert. Akron, OH: Saalfield Publishing Coompany, 1918. First Edition. Hardcover, 56 pages, includes dust jacket, color illustrated paper over boards, illustrated endpapers, profusely illustrated in color and black and white throughout. Jacket has paper losses, interior shows moderate use.
 
Peter Rabbit Puts on Airs
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Peter Rabbit Puts on Airs
$75.00
Peter Rabbit Puts on Airs by Thornton W. Burgess with illustrations by Harrison Cady. New York: John H. Eggers Co., 1928. Softcover, 12 pages, color-illustrated wraps, two full-page color illustrations, one double-page color illustration, and illustrated margins on each page. Front cover partially detached, top front tips have loss.
 
The Revolt of the Angels
VINTAGE
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The Revolt of the Angels
$65.00
The Revolt of the Angels by Anatole France. The Translation by Mrs. Wilfrid Jackson, with an Introduction by Desmond MacCarthy, and Illustrations by Pierre Watrin. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1953. Limited to 1500 copies, this being No. 818. Hardcover, 282 pages, midnight-blue silk cloth with stamped silver leaf, full-page and text illustrations in black-and-white throughout. Slight wear to spine tail.
 
Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings
VINTAGE
$99.00
Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings by Joel Chandler Harris. Foreword by Marc Connelly and woodcuts by Seong Moy. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1957. Limited edition of 1500 copies signed by the artist, this being No. 805. Hardcover, 158 pages, blue and tan cloth with stamped illustration, full-page and text illustrations throughout the book. Original slipcase included. Minor wear to slipcase, bookplate on endpaper.
 
Humphreys' Homeopathic Mentor, 1916
VINTAGE
$45.00
Humphreys' Homeopathic Mentor or Family Adviser in the Use of Humphreys' Homeopathic Remedies by F. Humphreys, M.D. New York: Humphreys' Homeopathic Medicine Co., 1916. Revised and enlarged edition. Hardcover, 494 pages, cream cloth with gilt lettering, black-and-white frontispiece portrait. Front cover soiled, minor wear.
 
The Rivals
VINTAGE
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The Rivals
$75.00
The Rivals: A Comedy by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Introduction by John Mason Brown. Illustrations by René Ben Sussan. London: The Curwen Press, for members of The Limited Editions Club, 1953. Limited edition of 1500 copies signed by the Illustrator, this being No. 818. Hardcover, 149 pages, full yellow linen buckram with gold leaf title on spine, 12 copperplate hand-colored engravings. Original slipcase. Minor soiling on front cover, slipcase has fading and edge wear.
 
The Poems of Whittier
VINTAGE
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The Poems of Whittier
$85.00
The Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier. Selected and Edited with a Commentary by Louis Untermeyer, and Illustrated with Pencil Drawings by R. J. Holden. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1945. Limited to 1500 copies signed by the illustrator, this being No. 818. Hardcover, 333 pages, full tan grained leather with gold stamped title, numerous full-page illustrations. Minor age wear.
 
The Arabian Nights' Entertainments
VINTAGE
$65.00
The Arabian Nights' Entertainments - or The Thousand and One Nights. The Complete, Original Translation of Edward William Lane. With the Translator's Complete, Original Notes and Commentaries on the Text. New York: Tudor Publishing Co., 1927. Hardcover, 1260 pages, black cloth with gilt lettering and red illustration, black-and-white illustrated endpapers, color frontispiece. Spine ends and tips have light wear, hinges weak.
 
Raggedy Ann and Andy and the Camel
VINTAGE
$45.00
Raggedy And and Andy and the Camel With the Wrinkled Knees. Written and Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle. Boston: P. F. Volland Company, 1924. Hardcover, not paginated, color illustrated paper over boards, color illustrated endpapers, profusely illustrated throughout with full-page, half-page, and text illustrations in color, plus illustrated chapter heads. Rubbed wear to extremities, pages have small tears, light soiling.
 
The Warden,Limited Edition Signed
VINTAGE
$55.00
The Warden by Anthony Trollope. Introduction by Angela Thirkell. Illustrations by Fritz Kredel. New York: For Members of The Limited Editions Club, 1955. Centenary edition. Limited to 1500 copies signed by the Illustrator, this being #362. Hardcover, 262 pages, blue illustrated paper over boards, blue cloth spine with gilt lettering and decoration, all edges speckled blue, color illustrations throughout. Spine tail rubbed, some light internal foxing.
 
Robert Smith Surtees, A Critical Study
VINTAGE
$49.00
Robert Smith Surtees: A Critical Study by Frederick Watson. London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., 1933. First edition. 292 pages. Red cloth with gilt spine lettering, six plates (several in color). Surtees was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer. Light spotting on cover, bookplate and ownership on endpaper.
 
All Around Robin Hood's Barn
VINTAGE
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All Around Robin Hood's Barn
$95.00
All Around Robin Hood's Barn, A Canine Idyll by Walter A. Dyer. Pictures by Charles Livingston Bull. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1926. First edition. Hardcover, 204 pages, includes dust jacket. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and color illustrated pastedown on front cover. Orange endpapers, 24 color plates, 26 black-and-white line illustrations. Stories of dogs in a New England village. Torn and rubbed dust jacket, back hinge weak.
 
The Correct Thing in Good Society
VINTAGE
$45.00
The Correct Thing in Good Society by Florence Howe Hall. Boston: The Page Company, 1915. Hardcover, 361 pages, green cloth with red lettering and decoration. A book of etiquette in all situations. Spine faded, minor foxing.
 
Raggedy Andy Stories
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Raggedy Andy Stories
$49.00
Raggedy Andy Stories, Introducing the Little Rag Brother of Raggedy Ann written and illustrated by Johnny Gruelle. Chicago: M. A. Donohue and Company, 1920. Hardcover. Black cloth with color illustrated paper on front and back covers, color illustrated endpapers, full-page and text illustrations in color throughout. First edition. Approximately 100 pages, not paginated.
 
Spanish Dollars
VINTAGE
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Spanish Dollars
$49.00
Spanish Dollars by Reginald Wright Kauffman. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Co., 1927. Hardcover, 299 pages, black cloth with color illustrated pastedown, color frontispiece, 5 black-and-white plates, black-and-white illustrated chapter heads. Covers lightly rubbed, gilt lettering on spine has dulled.
 
David Balfour,1st Wyeth Edition
VINTAGE
$85.00
David Balfour: Being Memoirs of the Further Adventures of David Balfour at Home and Abroad. Written by Himself, and Now Set Forth by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941. First Wyeth edition. Hardcover, 356 pages, black cloth with color illustrated pastedown on front cover, illustrated endpapers, nine full-page color plates.
 
Three Centuries of Historic Silver
VINTAGE
$35.00
Three Centuries of Historic Silver. Loan Exhibitions under the Auspices of the Pennsylvania Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Compiled and edited by Mrs. Alfred Coxe Prime, Chairman. Philadelphia: Printed for the Society, 1938. Limited edition of 1000 copies, this being #900. Fifth publication of the Pennsylvania Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Hardcover, 191 pages, blue cloth with silver seal and lettering, 141 black-and-white illustrations. Ownership on endpaper.
 
Captain Jinks, the Shetland Pony
VINTAGE
$49.00
Captain Jinks, The Autobiography of a Shetland Pony by Frances Hodges White. Illustrated by Frank Vining Smith. Boston: L.C. Page and Company, 1909. Hardcover, 298 pages. First impression. Gray illustrated cloth, illustrated endpapers, color frontispiece, 11 black-and-white plates. Covers have light soiling.
 
The Life Of King Henry V
VINTAGE
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The Life Of King Henry V
$85.00
The Life of King Henry V by William Shakespeare. The Arden Text, edited by Herbert Arthur Evans; with a general introduction by Mr. Evans and a special prefatory by Mark Van Doren; illustrated with paintings by Fritz Kredel based upon the film version of the play created by Laurence Olivier. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1951. Hardcover, 157 pages, English buckram stamped in gold leaf, color plates from paintings by Kredel. Two pages have small closed tear in margin, back cover smudged.
 
The Deserted Village, Limited Edition
VINTAGE
$215.00
The Deserted Village by Goldsmith. Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1912. Limited edition of 469 copes printed for members only. Hardcover, 23 pages, full tan leather with gilt ruling, gilt spine lettering, top edges gilt, illustrated with seven pencil-signed etched illustrations by W. H. W. Bicknell after original drawings by himself. Includes a double slipcase.
 
Limited Ed. Kennel Encyclopedia, S/4
VINTAGE
$365.00
The Kennel Encyclopedia by J. Sidney Turner. Assisted by Vale Nicholas. Sheffield, U.K.: The Encyclopædic Press, 1907-1911. Four volumes, number 532 of 1,500 copies; 1,330 pages. Hardcover, original green cloth with gilt, illustrated by many hundreds of portraits of famous dogs, reproductions of old prints, and paintings, and line drawings. A signficant, authoritative work in the literature of the dog. Spines and tips worn, some hinges weak, age toning, bookplates.
 
The Descent of Racers and Coursers
VINTAGE
$349.00
Newmarket & Arabia: An Examination of the Descent of Racers and Coursers by Roger D. Upton (Captain Late 9th Royal Lancers). London: Henry S. King & Co., 1873. First edition. Hardcover, 205 pages, original rust cloth with gilt lettering, dark green endpapers, hand-colored steel-engraved frontispiece drawn on wood by the author after A. Dedreux, four folding pedigrees at rear. Upton was one of the early experts on the bloodlines of British Thoroughbreds. Age wear.
 
Dutch Houses In The Hudson Valley
VINTAGE
$245.00
Dutch Houses in the Hudson Valley Before 1776 by Helen Wilkinson Reynolds with an introduction by Franklin D. Roosevelt and photography by Margaret de M. Brown. Prepared under the auspices of The Holland Society of New York. New York: Payson and Clarke, 1929. #205 of a limited edition of 250 copies. Hardcover, 467 pages, gilt lettering, 150 black-and-white plates, and a folding map of the Dutch Settlement of the Hudson Valley. Covers lightly tanned, gift-inscribed, pencil marks.
 
Old Architecture of Southern Mexico
VINTAGE
$149.00
Old Architecture of Southern Mexico by Garrett Van Pelt, Jr., A.I.A. Cleveland, OH: J. H. Jansen Publisher, 1926. First edition. Hardcover, 125 pages, includes dust jacket, brown cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, bookplate on front fixed endpaper, 137 black-and-white illustrations from photographs. Dust jacket has moderate wear and some paper loss, bookplate.
 
Grampa in Oz, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
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Grampa in Oz, 1st Ed
$319.00
Grampa in Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Founded on and Continuing the Famous Oz Stories by L. Frank Baum. Illustrated by John R. Neill. Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1924. First edition. Hardcover, 271 pages, red cloth, color illustrated pastedown on front cover, black-and-white illustrated endpapers, dozens of color plates, black-and-white full-page illustrations, and illustrations in the text. One plates has closed tear, gift-inscribed on half-title and front flyleaf. Age wear.
 
An Academy for Grown Horsemen
VINTAGE
$169.00
An Academy for Grown Horsemen, Containing the Completest Instructions for Walking, Trotting, Cantering, Galloping, Stumbling, and Tumbling. Illustrated with Copper Plates, and Adorned with a Portrait of the Author by Geoffrey Gambado. Mount Vernon, NY: William Edwin Rudge, 1929. De Luxe Edition of 100 copies with an illustration hand-colored and signed by Gordon Ross, this being #58. Hardcover, full brown leather with gilt decoration on cover and spine, 38 pages, full page engravings. Age wear.
 
Cecil Aldin's, An Artist's Models
VINTAGE
$145.00
An Artist's Models by Cecil Aldin. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. First edition. Hardcover, 80 pages, includes worn and torn dust jacket which has some staining and large paper losses, blue cloth with gilt lettering, color frontispiece with tissue guard, 19 color plates. Cecil Aldins' portraits of his canine friends.
 
Jardins De Touraine; French Gardens
VINTAGE
$149.00
Jardins de Touraine (Gardens of Touraine) by Laurence Berluchon. Tours: Chez Arrault et Cie, 1940. Exemplaire No. 67. Hardcover, 364 pages; beige cloth with brown-and-gilt spine label, color frontispiece, illustrated with hundreds of black-and-white photographs, diagrams, maps, and drawings. Covers have light soiling; bookplate on end paper.
 
Dulac Illustrated Cupid And Psyche
VINTAGE
$295.00
The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche. Re-Told by Walter Pater from "The Golden Ass" of Lucius Apuleius. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac for the members of The Limited Editions Club, New York, 1951. Limited edition of 1500 copies signed by the artist, this being No. 818. Hardcover, 64 pages, vellum covers with gilt lettering, six full-page color illustrations. Includes original slipcase. Spine darkened, slipcase lightly soiled.
 
John Brown's Body
VINTAGE
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John Brown's Body
$125.00
John Brown's Body: a poem by Stephen Vincent Benét. With an Introduction by Douglas Southall Freeman, and fourteen illustrations by John Steuart Curry. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1948. Limited edition of 1500 copies, this being No. 818. Hardcover, 454 pages, red linen with blue title-labels stamped in gold leaf, 14 color illustrations from oil painting by Curry. Slight spine fading.
 
God's Man. a Novel in Woodcuts
VINTAGE
$145.00
God's Man - A Novel in Woodcuts by Lynd Ward. New York: Peter Smith, 1953. First edition, sixth printing. Hardcover with dust jacket, not paginated, dark green cloth with woodcut label and pastedown, black endpapers, each right-hand page illustrated with a woodcut (approximately 120). No text. Spine ends and tips moderately worn, partial dust jacket.
 
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