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Gospel of the Goat. Thirty Lithographs. Limited, signed.

By: Alexander King, C.J. Bulliet.

Price: $1,080.00

Publisher: Chicago, Pascal Covici: 1928

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1776


No. 52 of 100 copies; 30 full-page 11 x 14.7 inch lithographs with titled tissue-guards; introduction by C.J. Bulliet.; interesting bookplate of William Hawes Smith to front pastedown; recent sturdy half morocco. Nativity plate exuberantly pencil-signed by King.; Folio; Signed by Artist View more info

From Ambush to Zig-Zag. Verses and Drawings by Alexander Sturm.

By: Alexander Sturm

Price: $210.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3224


Natural linen-covered boards with decor to cover & particulars to spine in brown. Usual light discoloration to gutters. Nonetheless a very clean crisp copy with no previous owners' names or other markings.; 19x25.5cm; 7.3x10 in; Additional images and further information provided upon request. View more info

The Grave

By: Blair, Robert; William Blake

Price: $800.00

Publisher: London, T. Bensley for R. Ackermann: 1813

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 859


Worming through foot of gutter not affecting text block; wear to fore-edge; corners bumped; foxing throughout, especially heavy to " "Death of the Strong Wicked Man." See image and do not hesitate to request scans. ; Uncut text pages measuring 11 x 13 11/16 in. Though dated 1813 on the title page this (like many "1813" editions) is the 1870 John Cameron Hutton edition with the double-swell title page line (see image). Foxing throughout. ; Folio View more info

The Sleeping Beauty

By: C. S. Evans & Arthur Rackham

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1920

Edition: 1st Limited Edition

Seller ID: 3169


Number 52 of only 625 copies signed by Rackham. Quarter vellum over parchment boards wilt gilt decor.Top edge gilt, others deckled. Vellum a little mottled (as usual); otherwise a nice clean copy in glassine jacket. Without previous owners' names, bookplates or other markings. ; 4to ; Signed by Artist View more info

British Cyclopedia. Three volume set. Of Literature, History, Geography, Law, and Politics

By: Charles F. Partington

Price: $415.00

Publisher: 1836

Seller ID: 1418


1836 - Half green morocco, 6 raised bands, red morocco labels. Many maps, most of which are folding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By: Edward Fitzgerald with Anne Harriet Fish

Price: $850.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 766


see image; First U.S. printing of this edition. Beautiful large-format edition with frontispiece and interior illustrations and decorations by Anne Harriett Fish. One stanza per page, with storiated initial in left margin text indented. ; quarto View more info

Il Decamerone di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio [in ten parts] 10 Volumes

By: Giovanni Boccacio

Price: $440.00

Publisher: Florence, Fratelli Alinari: 1909-1915

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 924


Loss to paper covers of fascicules 1 & 7; modest chipping to heads of 2 spines ; 8 Volumes in fascicule; 100 fine sur blanc plates.; 4to; 670 pages; c 1.3 View more info

The Dance of Death, from the Original Designs of Hans Holbein, Illustrated with Fifty-two Woodcuts, Engraved by Thomas and John Bewick.

By: Hans Holbein, Thomas & John Bewick

Price: $1,450.00

Publisher: Newcastle, For William Charnley: 1789

Seller ID: 1429


Although the illustrations are solely by John Bewick, the publishers unilaterally chose to include his more famous brother in the title with the hopes of increasing sales. Chips to head and tail of the spine; foxing. ; Octavo; i-xxviii, 1-51, pages View more info

Image for Les Confessions. Nouvelle édition illustrée de Quatre-vingt-seize compositions par Maurice Leloir, gravées à l'eau-forte par les premiers artistes.  Nouvelle Edition Illustree

Les Confessions. Nouvelle édition illustrée de Quatre-vingt-seize compositions par Maurice Leloir, gravées à l'eau-forte par les premiers artistes. Nouvelle Edition Illustree

By: Jean Jacques Rousseau with Preface by Jules Claretie.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Artistique Launette: 1889

Edition: de luxe

Seller ID: 900


Nicely bound in grained green three quarter morocco; five raised bands. Fore edge corners bumped. ; 4to (235x322 mm); Please note this set will require additional postage. View more info

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Loving Mad Tom Bedlamite Verses of the XVI and XVII Centuries

By: Lindsay, Jack and Norman Lindsay.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Fanfrolico Press: 1927

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 946


Number 289 of only 375; deckled edges; top edge gilt, Book end shadow to rear board.; 4to 29 cm View more info

Aeneis. Travestiert von Alois Blumauer. With an original pen & ink by Kley.

By: Maro, Vergilius, Publius (Vergil, Virgil); Heinrich Kley

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Munich, Sutter: 1910

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 3170


Original Kley 3 1/2" x 3" pen & ink of flying horse at front fly which tails into a signed inscription to a Dr. Heinrich. Number 345 of an edition of 990. Quarter vellum over blue paper covered boards; top edge gilt. ; Quarto; 144 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; Signed by Illustrator View more info

The Harlot's House. With Five Illustrations by Althea Gyles.

By: Oscar Wilde

Price: $240.00

Publisher: London, Mathurin Press: 1904

Edition: Plate Paper Edition

Seller ID: 2327


Lacks backstrip & ties, otherwise very good copy with clean plates. ; Number 58 of an unspecified limited edition. Lacking spine cloth & ties. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Additional images and further information provided upon request. View more info