HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES. Translated By L.W.Kingsland. Illustrated by Ernest H.Shepard. 8vo. London: Oxford University Press, 1961. Green cloth with pictorial dust jacket. Eight color plates and black and white illustrations by Shepard. Dr. Richard Klein's bookplate on front pastedown. An extremely fine copy with an immaculate dust jacket. FIRST SHEPARD EDITION.
THE BROWNIES AND OTHER STORIES by MRS.J.H.EWING. Illustrated With 8 Colour Plates, and Line Drawings in the Text by E. H.Shepard. London & New York: Dent & Dutton, 1954. 8vo. Patterned cloth with pictorial dust jacket. Patterned endpapers. The dust jacket has some wear with re-inforced areas on the inside. Corner clipped from front dust jacket flap. Book itself is in very fine condition. FIRST SHEPARD EDITION.
Henri Matisse. A Novel.
by Louis Aragon,
First American edition. Translated by Jean Stewart
publisher: New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, .] First Edition Two volumes, quarto. , . ,  pp.
Profusely illustrated throughout, including 155 color illustrations, many full-page and some folding. Ecru linen with front cover and spine stamped in red. Very Fine in dust jackets, in fine publisher's slipcase...
In three volumes with original slipcase and with tipped in reproductions of all the drawings in the correspondence. Published by New York Graphic Society, 1959, Second Edition. Books VG +, slipcase VG.
by Jack Coughlin
Aquarius Press, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.- First Edition
A fine group of etchings by Couglin on the theme "Of Sundry Copulations Whereby A Man Genders With Sundry Kinds Of Beasts". This is number 63 of 140 numbered copies signed by the artist. Each etching measures 4 1/4" by 3". All are fine impressions, protected by silk paper. There are twently plates in all, each hand-printed by Atelier LeBlanc in Paris...
This "Pre-Columbian Art of South America" book by Alan Lapiner is in mint condition, and is a "must have" reference book for collectors, museum curators, and art history students of Andean Pre-Columbian art. This crisp, mint first edition is lavishly illustrated with superb examples from all the primary cultures of the entire South American continent. This book is organized first by geographic area, and within that area, the primary cultural groups are classified in chronological order...
TWO DISNEYLAND RECORDS & BOOKS. EACH IS MINT IN PACKAGE. 1968. 1.) Walt Disney's Story of Winnie The Pooh and the Honey Tree. Contains a 24 page book and one 33 1/3 long playing record; 2.) Walt Disney's The Story of Winnie The Pooh and Tigger with Songs. Contains a 24 page book and one 33 1/3 long playing record. Both books have full color illustrations and each record includes a narration of the story plus songs about the story.
THE COMEDY OF AS YOU LIKE IT. BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. East Aurora, N.Y: Roycroft, 1903. 4to. Suede backed boards stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt. Silk marker. Borders and headbands by Samuel Warner. Printed by the Roycrofters on heavy Roycroft watermarked paper. Presswork by Otto Franz. Name inked on front pastedown (see enlargement 7). Contents in excellent condition. Base of suede spine is scuffed. FIRST ROYCROFT EDITION.
THE REEDCRAFT ENGAGEMENT CALENDAR & STAMP CASE. 1931. A MINIATURE BOOK measuring 2 1/4 inches by 1 5/8 inches. Gilt stamped boards. Contents printed in red and black. Bound with tissue insert for holding postage stamps. Covers rubbed. Contents are in fine condition. A promotional item issued by retailer PLANK & WHISKETT,INC.
THE ANIMAL BUBBLE BOOK. STORY BY RALPH MAYHEW AND BURGES JOHNSON. PICTURES BY RHODA CHASE. THE HARPER-COLUMBIA BOOK THAT SINGS. THE THREE LITTLE KITTENS. THE THREE LITTLE PIGGIES. THE THREE BLIND MICE. Harper & Brothers, 1918 (date mark B-T for 1919). Oblong pictorial boards measuring 7 inches by 6 inches. The three records are present. There is wear to the covers - namely, a portion of the spine is missing and rear cover is detached. Each record sleeve is partially split at the bottom...
AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR ILLUSTRATION BY DON FREEMAN FOR "VOLTAIRE'S MICROMEGAS". The book by Elizabeth Hall. Illustrated by Don Freeman. Published in 1967 by Golden Gate Junior Books. The watercolor is signed by DON FREEMAN, lower right. On artist's board. The image size is 7 3/4 inches by 11 inches. Mounted by the artist in a larger mat...
A PRINTER'S PROOF FOR THE BOOK "VOLTAIRE'S MICROMEGAS" By Elizabeth Hall. Illustrated by Don Freeman. 1967. The proof is for the double page spread used as the frontispiece and title page. It includes lettering overlays for the title, etc. with printed directions by Freeman for the printers...
THE OLD MAN OF LOCHNAGAR. H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES. ILLUSTRATIONS BY SIR HUGH CASSON K.C.V.O. London: Hamish Hamilton, (1980). Oblong 4to. Pictorial boards in original pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in full color. Written aboard H.M.Y. BRITANNIA by Prince Charles for the amusement of his younger brothers Prince Andrew and Prince Edward who were then nine and five years old respectively. A MINT COPY. FIRST EDITION.
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. KENNETH GRAHAME. ILLUSTRATED BY MICHAEL HAGUE. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1980). 4to. Gilt stamped cloth with pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in full color. Small marginal tear to front cover of dust jacket otherwise a mint copy. FIRST EDITION.
PORTRAIT OF A PHILADELPHIA COLLECTOR WILLIAM McINTIRE ELKINS (1882-1947). BY ELLEN SHAFFER. WITH A CHECK-LIST OF THE ELKINS AMERICANA, 1493-1869 NOW IN THE FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA. COMPILED BY HOWELL J. HEANEY. Philadelphia: The Free Library of Philadelphia, 1956. A limited edition of 750 copies. Wrappers. The contents include a short biographical account of Elkins plus a bibliographical list of 281 items in his collection dating from 1493-1869. For Beatrix Potter enthusiasts, there is an a...
Rebound in custom leather binding, 9" x 6"--complete with colored lithographs.
This set is a rare Christie's auction catalogues on Japanese art from 3/20/1985 and 3/21/1985. The boxed set includes all six catalogues and the prices realized.
This group covers ceramics, porcelains, lacquer, inro, netsuke, sword fittings, Nihonto, tsuba, kogo, Ukiyo-e, Sharaku, kabuto, and on and on.
The catalogues are as follows;
Fine Japanese Prints 3/20/85
Important Japanese Armor 3/20/85
Important Japanese Sword Fittings 3/20/85
Important Japanese Pri...
THE SECRET GARDEN. BY FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT. ILLUSTRATED BY GRAHAM RUST. Boston: David Godine, (1987). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION THUS. 8vo. Patterned boards in color pictorial dust jacket. Patterned endpapers. Full color and black and white illustrations by GRAHAM RUST. A beautifully produced edition of Hodgson's classic story. This is Graham Rust's first illustrated book. IN MINT CONDITION.