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...
A New Work Of Animals: Principally Designed From the Fables of Aesop, Gay and Phadreus; Containing 100 Plates. Drawn from the life and etched by Samuel Howitt. London: Edward Orme, 1811. Covers bound in full black Morocco leather, expertly re-spined with brown leather with five raised hubs and six compartments, gilt-decorated. All fore-edges gilt. Front hinge starting at top and bottom, otherwise some extremity wear but quite handsome overall. The interior is toned with foxing...
Early English book press c1800 with acorn finial in original condition. Measures 26 inches wide by 14.5 inches deep and 53 inches to the top of its sides. Wonderful hand turned acorn finial, hand cut dovetailed sides and drawer. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply...
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.
John F. Kennedy inscribed paperback edition of "Profiles in Courage." Cardinal edition, Pocket Books Inc. NY. Published March 1957.
Inscribed to Mr. Newton, Best wishes, John. F. Kennedy
243 pages. Rubbed along edges but still quite nice. Tape stains on inside of back cover from a dust wrapper.
Illustrated with Engravings by F. Bartolozzi & P. W. Tomkins from Original Pictures Painted for the Work by William Hamilton. London: Printed by T. Bensley, 1807. Folio Edition of 236 pages with ten full-page plates and a full-page frontispiece as well as five half-page plates of stipple and line engravings. Re-bound in full leather in the 1920's, retaining the original decorative leather covers overlaid on the re-bound covers. The laid paper end-papers were also re-bound at the same time...
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...
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.
History of Dallas County, Texas. Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Compnay 1892.
Full brown leather binding with blind tooling of the Greek key pattern on both front and back covers. Gilt lettering on front cover and on spine. Some rubbing and corners bumped. Interior nice with some minor foxing. Some - NOT ALL - plates were water damaged prior to being bound originally. A rare, nice example.
11" tall - 9" long - 3 3/4" wide
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.
With Nine Illustrations by Henry Holiday. First Edition. London: Macmillan and Company, 1876. Morrell Binding, with original covers--bound at rear. In Slipcase. Excellent Condition.
The Shakespeare Head Press. Stratford-On-Avon, 1904. Limited Edition of 1000 copies; this is #991. Bound in 3/4 navy morocco leather and cloth with gilt ruling on covers and spines. Lettered and decorated in six compartments with five raised hubs. Fore-edges are untrimmed and the top edges are gilt. There is wear to the extremities and the corners are bumped; some hinges are weak or starting to tear. The back hinge of Volume 8 is broken and amateur repairs are apparent. It also has three 3/4" ch...
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. First Edition.
This special edition printed on handmade paper and including 5 color plates not...
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.