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The Ladies Bill of Fare or a Copious Collection of Beaux (fan leaf)
London: G. Wilson, 14 February 1795. Stipple-engraved fan leaf, printed recto only, measuring 11 x 20.5 inches at the widest points. Illustrated with twelve hand-colored vignettes and a central Cupid device. Imprint added in manuscript. Unevenly trimmed, lightest edgewear.
The Coat-Hanger Christmas Tree
(Oxford): Oxford University Press, 1976. Single volume, measuring 8 x 6 inches: , 75, . Original red cloth lettered in gilt, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Black and white illustrations throughout text. Lightest toning to edges of jacket.
Four glass plate negatives featuring women in picture hats
United States: circa 1900. Four glass plate negatives, measuring 7 x 5 inches each. Some emulsion chipping and discoloration to edges. Housed in an archival box.
American Victorian Costume in Early Photographs; with: author's research archive of original Victorian fashion photographs
New York: Dover Publications, 1991. Single volume, measuring 12 x 9 inches: , 108. Original photo-pictorial wrappers, illustrated with photographs throughout text. Light shelfwear. Accompanied by archive of 285 original portrait photographs from the 1860s through the 1890s, 111 of which are reproduced in Dalrymple’s book: 2 tintypes and 109.....
Decorative Art in Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin: Screen Art Company, 1948. Fifteen loose color serigraph plates on heavy stock, accompanied by a four-page illustrated introduction, measuring 13.75 x 10.75. All housed in original color pictorial portfolio with blue cloth spine. Small smudge to title leaf, corners of portfolio lightly bumped.
A Likely Place
(London): Macmillan, (1967). Single volume, measuring 8.5 x 5.5 inches: , 57, . Original black cloth lettered in silver, original clipped orange pictorial dust jacket printed in black and white. Black and white illustrations throughout text. Lightest edgewear and sunning, small tape repair to jacket verso, ghost of bookseller label.....
Jeu des Antiques
Paris: chez Jean, rue St. Jean de Beauvais, No. 10, circa 1820. Engraved game board, printed recto only on a sheet measuring 19.5 x 22.5 inches, plate mark measuring 17 x 22 inches. Discoloration to margins from old mat, not affecting engraving; light edgewear.
In The Fairy Ring
London: Blackie & Son, . Quarto, measuring 10.5 x 8.5 inches: 63, . Original ivory cloth decorated in gilt, pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt. Twenty-four full-color plates, illustrations throughout text. Light scattered foxing (heavier to first and last pages), rear endpapers toned, corners lightly bumped.
Music Time: A Book of Easy Tunes. A Puffin Picture Book
West Drayton, Middlesex: Penguin Books, no date, circa 1950. Side-stapled volume, measuring 9 x 7 inches: , 26. Original color lithographed wrappers, color and black-and-white illustrations throughout text. Two stamps inside wrappers: “Chace Junior School / City of Coventry Education Committee.”.
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
(London): Hodder & Stoughton, (1934). Single volume, measuring 7.5 x 5.5 inches: 127, . Original royal blue cloth lettered in gilt, endpapers printed in blue with Latin quotations, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket printed in blue and black. Title page printed in blue and black; black-and-white illustrations throughout text. Traces.....
Sketch...Book. Le Non-Obéissant: The Disobedient: Der Ungehorsame
Basel: Basilius Presse, 1968. Single volume, measuring 8 x 9 inches: [88, double leaves]. Original glossy color pictorial boards, text block printed in black and orange. Inscribed by Warja Lavater in the year of publication. Slight bowing to boards.
Rossetti: A Critical Essay on his Art
London: Duckworth & Co., . Single volume, measuring 6 x 3.75 inches: xv, , 192, . Original olive green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and blind, top edge gilt, title page printed in red and black. Monochrome reproductions of Rossetti’s paintings throughout text; publisher’s advertisements at rear. Ink inscription.....
Serigraph poster for the Santa Fe Opera recording of The Mother of Us All
New York: New World Records, 1977. Promotional poster, measuring 36 x 24 inches, screenprinted in red, yellow, black, white, and purple. Three corners creased, several short closed tears to bottom edge.
(New York): Harlin Quist, (1966). Single volume, measuring 8 x 5.5 inches: . Original quarter beige cloth and decorated paper boards, gilt-lettered spine, light tan endpapers, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Color illustrations throughout text. Lightest edgewear.
Four titles from The Hump Tree Stories. Dickey Swift, the Squirrel: His Escape; Black Hawk, The Sky Pirate; Humper, The Green Worm; Black Brother
San Francisco: Paul Elder & Company, 1910. Four volumes, measuring 8 x 6.5 inches: , 10, ; , 6, ; , 9, ; , 8, . Publisher’s color pictorial side-stapled wrappers, spines hole-punched and bound together with linen cord as issued, pictorial endpapers printed in green. Cover illustrations, frontispieces, head-.....
“Blindfolded Justice Peeking”
New York: 1956. Pen and ink on onion skin paper, image measuring 4.5 x 3 inches on sheet measuring 9.75 x 7 inches, signed at lower right. Original stiff paper mount with toned cellotape at corners and sides, verso bearing The New Yorker department and copyright ink stamps. Penciled crop.....
Elevated Subway Train at Night
New York: circa 1950. Mixed media with gouache, watercolor, and ink on paper, measuring 11 x 12.25 inches, signed in image, lower left. Some light age toning, tape remnants or ghosts of removal along edges, outside of visual field and crop marks.
Notre-Dame with Tourists
New York: 1966. Mixed media with gouache, watercolor, ink, and collage on paper, measuring 20 x 16 inches, signed in image, lower left. Some light age toning, tape remnants or ghosts of removal along edges, outside of visual field and crop marks.
New York: circa 1960. Mixed media with gouache, watercolor, ink, and collage on paper, measuring 23.75 x 18.50 inches, signed in image, lower right. Verso bears the artist's rough sketch of the composition. Minimal paper loss to left corner margins, hidden by mat, archival repair to upper right corner and.....
To Be a Slave
New York: The Dial Press, (1968). Single volume, measuring 8.25 x 5.5 inches: , 13-160. Original dark blue cloth lettered in silver, charcoal endpapers, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Black and white illustrations throughout text. Lightest edgewear.
Modern Nymphs: Being A Series of Fourteen Fashion Plates
London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, 1930. Tall slim folio, measuring 12.25 x 7.25 inches: 74. Original brown cloth spine lettered in gilt, patterned paper boards, text block uncut. Fourteen full-page plates hand-colored in pochoir. Book label of Cambridge bibliophiles Pamela and Raymond Lister to front pastedown. Light browning to.....
Calliope or English Harmony. A Collection of the most Celebrated English and Scots Songs Neatly Engrav’d and Embelish’d with Designs adapted to the Subject of each Song taken from the Compositions of the Best Masters in the most Correct Manner with the thorough Bass and Transpositions for the Flute (proper for all Teachers, Scholars, and Lovers of Musick: Printed on a fine Paper on each side which renders the Undertaking more compleat than any thing of the kind ever Publish’d
London: Henry Roberts, 1739-. Two volumes, the first measuring 8.75 x 5.5 inches, the second 9.25 x 5.75 inches: [vi], 200; [vi], 200. Modern dark blue morocco over dark blue cloth boards, spines lettered and numbered in gilt. Frontispiece engraving in Volume I, with copy of that plate inserted after.....
Charles F. Heartman Reviews Dr. Rosenbach’s Young American Parade (broadside)
No place: no publisher, . Color-printed pictorial broadside, measuring 17.5 x 12.5 inches. Two faint creases from folding, several small paper repairs and evidence of previous mount to verso, one short closed tear.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1936). Single volume, measuring 8.75 x 6.25 inches: , 342. Original blue cloth boards lettered in silver, original clipped typographic dust jacket. Twelve full-color plates after Audubon prints, black-and-white illustrations throughout text, biographer’s note and index at rear. Bookplate to front pastedown. Dust jacket.....
Numerous Names Nimbly Narrated
New York: Oxford University Press, (1930). Single volume, measuring 11 x 8.5 inches: . Original color pictorial paper boards, blue cloth spine. Single-sided leaves colored en pochoir, text block uncut. No dust jacket, light shelfwear and smudging to binding.
King Lear and His Three Daughters (broadside ballad)
[London]: Howard & Evans, circa 1810. Roughly trimmed oblong broadside, measuring 9.5 x 14 inches, printed recto only on grey paper. Illustrated with a woodcut vignette. General light creasing, a few small marginal chips, faint foxing.
Four-Way Blocks (American version)
Princeton: Creative Playthings, circa 1972. Six wooden puzzle pieces, screenprinted in four colors, each piece measuring 7.5 x 1.25 x 1.25 inches. “Creative Playthings" printed at base of giraffe image. Housed in original cardboard box with price label, box rubbed and worn.
Vanity Fair. A Novel Without a Hero
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. Octavo, measuring 8 x 5 inches: xvi, 624. Early twentieth-century polished calf, boards triple-ruled in gilt, raised bands, spine compartments ruled and decorated in gilt, red and green morocco spine labels, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Frontispiece, illustrated title page, 38 full-page plates.....
The Little Red Hen
[New York]: The Little Red Hen Press, 1970. Side-stapled mimeographed volume, measuring 11 x 8.5 inches. Pictorial cover and five leaves, printed recto only. Lightest edgewear.
New York: Philomel Books, 2000. Slim quarto, measuring 10 x 8 inches: . Original color pictorial laminated boards, red endpapers, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Color illustrations throughout text. Signed by Gennady Spirin in gold ink on half-title.