This is a 3 volume 8 vo.set of John Lindley's books called Pomologia Britannica.It was published in London in 1841 by Henry Bohn It was one of the best color plate fruit books ever put out.The hand coloring is of the finest quality and all 152 plates are in perfect condition with no foxing or staining. The set is in its original bindings with raised leather spines...
SPIGELIUS, ADR. Opera Quae Extant Omnia.
Ex. Rec. I A van der Linden, Amsterdam, L Blaue, 1645. 2 parts in 1 vol.
Large Folio, Gilt calf (rebacked), Edges Gilt with Engr. Title,
Portrait, and 117 Plates.
BMN 1: 56; Waller Coll. 9124; Choulant-Frank 225 ff.
Large paper copy of monumental edition. All plates colored by hand...
Pirkei Avos Book, Hand Crafted, Collector's Ed. 93 of 613. Contemporary Leather Bound with Illuminations, 21 1/2" x 17 1/2" x 3 1/2". Commentary by Rabbi Yonah Weinrib. Rabbi Yonah Weinrib is an artist/ calligrapher who specializes in elaborate, researched based manuscript illumination. One of his commissions was for a presentation award by JNF to The King of Jordan. He is the co-author and illuminator of the Bar Mitzvah Treasury with Rabbi Yaakov Salomon...
This "Editio Novissima", new edition in two volumes folio sized 15" x 10" with title pages printed in red and black,and both with printers , Arnaud, Borde, Prost, woodcut devices, initials, ornaments and borders complete, intact, untrimmed in excellent condition with very light water stain in lower right corner of volume one, splattered ink on top right corner of dedication page and a few page creases scattered about...
Published in 1932 by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Garden City NJ. A rare signed, limited first American edition number 12 of 250 copies. There is a stain on the lower left corner of the front board along with a white smudge. Also one corner is a bit worn otherwise a fine edition.See photos. Uncut pages.
A 15th Century French Medieval Period "Book of the Hours" illuminated folio or page on velum (both front & back of page shown), brilliantly colorful hand painted and gold leaf boarder & capital lettering. School of maitre Francoise, c. 1470. Custom matted and gold leaf, double glazed frame. Dimensions: 10 1/2" H x 8 4/3" W Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax...
Little, Brown & Co, Boston, Ma, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Fine/Very Fine. First Edition. First State dj, with Vollmann's name misspelled on back cover. Signed only on title-page by the author in his characteristic heavy black marker ink.
Grove Press, NY, 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Fine. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First US edition, first print. (1962). Topedge with black topstain and correct price printed on front flap (six dollars). Very Fine condition in a Very Fine dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy seldom seen in this condition.
A presentation copy, from Ulysses S. Grant's personal library, of the "Proceedings of the Bunker Hill Monument Association, June 17, 1874," which was presented in 1874 by the Bunker Hill Monument Association to Grant as President of the United States. Boston, 1874, printed in Cambridge, Mass. by Press of John Wilson and Son, 71 pages, in a dark brown full leather binding with tooled, gilded title, a.e.g., marbleized endpapers. Size: 9.25"x 6". Fine condition, some fading and rubbing to spine...
Author: Hobson, R.L.
Title: The Later Ceramic Wares of China
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1925
xxx, 156 pp. 81 plates (31 in color, 9 of which are folding). (4to) 29x21.5 cm (11½x8½") later red half morocco and marbled boards, raised bands, black morocco label lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. No. 111 of 250 copies...
Sept Dialogues de Betes
by Colette Willy
Printed in Paris, 1927, inscribed and signed
Now quarterbound in black leather with gilt and raised spine, marbled boards and endpapers and gilt top edge, several pages uncut.
Oxford University Press, 1978 hardcover, first edition, 9 1/4 x 11 1/4", 263 pages with hundreds of photos. Near Fine. 4to. Slight curling to edges of d.j. Short tear to top and bottom edge of front and rear d.j. panels...
Hell’s Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga by Hunter S. Thompson. New York: Random House, 1967. 8vo, full cloth decorated in silver foil (picture of a biker) on front cover and titled down spine in red and silver foil, black top-stain; 278pp, ‘About the Author.’ First edition, first printing of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK: with “First Printing” clearly stated on the copyright page. The landmark book that launched Gonzo journalism and one of the most brilliant and phantasmagoric careers i...
ESSAYS RELATING TO AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS. By James Anderson, Farmer At Monk's-Hill, Aberdeenshire, Edinburgh: Printed For William Creech; and T. Cadell, London. M,DCC,LXXVII (1777). Two volumes. 8vos. Bound in full leather with gilt-lettered spines. The second edition with large additions. With three folding plates in Vol.I and eighteen engraved plates in Vol.2. In very good condition, but with large triangular section missing from one folding plate (see enlargement).
Each volume with...
Anglo Saxon Classics:
Norrœna, Embracing the History and Romance of Northern Europe
ed. Erasmus B. Anderson (various authors)
13 volumes fully bound in dark blue leather with elaborate gilt tooled designs; some uncut pages. This set is #1 of the American limited edition of only 10, worldwide.
Published: New York, Norrœna Society, 1906
An Account of Russia as it was in the Year 1710
by Lord Charles Whitworth
,Printed at Horace Walpole's Strawberry-Hill Press in 1758, small 8vo, first Edition, Errata Leaf at rear, Full polished calf, boards re-attached, repair to top 1/2" of spine, edges rubbed, otherwise v.g. A very nice copy of an early Strawberry-Hill book
Augustus John: Fifty-Two Drawings
Signed, limited edition, with an introduction by Lord David Cecil. Published by George Rainbird, London (1957). Hardcover folio, 16.5 x 11.75 inches. Limited to 150 copies of which this is Number 107 with slipcase. Signed by Augustus John and Lord David Cecil and inscribed to the art collector Emily Chadbourne and signed a second time by Augustus John. The book was designed and produced by George Rainbird and Ruari McLean.The lithograph self-portrait w...
This rare and impressive antique book of Catholic prayers Oficios Dibinos Del Domingo or The Prayer at the End of the Day is printed in Paris by Paris Déjardin, Impresor.
It contains 228 pages in good shape except some loose in the beginning. Some spots and a few writing is also seen on a few pages. Otherwise this unique book of Catholic prayers is a jewel and in perfect shape for its age and kind.
The cover has most likely 900 zol silver purity depicting in astonishing repoussé work th...