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Rome: Faro Disegni, circa 1940-1965. Collection of 168 original hand-colored designs for porcelain plates, each on a separate sheet, of various sizes: a group of 111 designs executed in pencil, ink, and watercolor on heavy paper, most measuring 14.5 x 13 inches, and a smaller group of 57 sketches, executed.....
[London]: November 2, 1867. Pale green coated card, measuring 3 x 4.5 inches, printed recto only: “Dinner given to Mr. Charles Dickens / on the occasion of / His Departure for the United States / Freemason's Hall, Great Queen St. / Saturday, November 2nd 1867, Seven o'clock.” Lightest edgewear.
Japan: no publisher, late nineteenth century. Oblong folding game board, color-printed on card, measuring 7.5. x 12 inches, with one large circular playing piece (representing Japan) and fifteen smaller discs (representing other nations). Scrap of writing paper affixed to verso of board, presumably as a pocket for the playing pieces.....
Syracuse University: Spring 1940. Side-stapled volume, measuring 10.75 x 8.5 inches: 60 numbered leaves [120 pages]. Original dark blue pictorial wraps, beige cloth tape-bound spine. Sixty mimeographed leaves, printed on rectos only, black and white illustrations throughout text. Center crease to front cover and first few pages, shallow chipping and.....
Tokyo: (Takum Craft Shop), 1972. Portfolio measuring 15 x 11.5 inches, original stiff mulberry paper wrappers, two pastedown stencil-dyed mulberry paper labels to front wrapper, pastedown table of contents to rear wrapper, twelve loose broadside sheets (one for each month), each stencil-dyed in multiple colors on mulberry paper, untrimmed.
New York City: April 14, 1887. Ivory card, measuring 2.75 x 3.75 inches, printed recto only: “Walt Whitman / At Home -- Thursday Evening / April 14th 1887 / Westminster Hotel, Irving Place and 16th St., New York.” Penciled bookseller note to verso: “April 14, 1887 for his most famous.....