This Franklin Library 'The Collected Stories Of The World's Greatest Writers' 1977 Limited Edition of "The Best Of Sherlock Holmes" is in excellent condition. The leather binding is pristine with gold embossing, measuring 9 1/2" tall and 2" thick. The pages are gilt and are in mint condition. Please browse our large selection of similar fine books as well as original art pieces and other antiques. Thank you for your interest.
Davis, Keith F.
The Passionate Observer - Photographs By Carl Van Vechten
Kansas City, Missouri: Hallmark Cards, Inc. 1993 Soft Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 120 pages. 59 full-page b/w photographs - Selection of portraits of the most prominent painters, artists, writers and musiciens of his time - Van Vechten's photographic career stretched from 1932 to his death 1964 - it was only one facet of his multi-disciplinary creativity, i.e...
Published in 1942 by Viking Press, printed by Haddon Craftsman. Hardcover with dust jacket that shows some wear. " First published in March 1942.." First trade edition.
The Rise And Fall Of The Confederate Government by Jefferson Davis, Volumes I & II. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. Volume I is 707 pages (Plus 4 pages of advertisements); Volume II has 808 pages (Plus 4 pages of advertisements). Volume I has all engravings and the map. Volume II has all engravings present as well as all 17 maps (Yorktown Williamsburgh map is very wrinkled and Operations in Mississippi map is tattered along the edge)...
This is the OUTSTANDING ART BOOK: FRENCH ART OF THE 18TH CENTURY, 1957 SIMON & SCHUSTER. 231p; folio size; 650 pictures of PAINTINGS, INTERIORS, and OBJETS D'ART. From a Virginia, U.S.A. Estate condition is VG ~ NF.
Cloth-Bound Hardcover, Harper & Brothers: New York & London, 1923. 12 1/4" Tall.
TORST, 2001. Paperback, 140 pages.
Born in 1907, Alexandr Hackenschmied is one of the founders of modern Czech photography and film. He is better known here as Sasha Hammid, the name he took upon becoming a United States citizen in 1947, having fled Nazi persecution in his native Czechoslovakia in 1939. Since then he and his wife, Maya Deren, have played a key role in American avant-garde film...
Twin Palms Pub, Altadena, CA, 1987.
Cloth, folio, unpaginated, b/w photos. A near fine copy with no defects. 11 x 14 Inches
80 Sheet-fed Gravure Plates
In this lavish book, exquisitely printed in sheet-fed gravure, the Hollywood photograph is given a unique presentation with many of the photographs previously unpublished...
MEMORIES OF A DOG [signed]
Tucson, Arizona: Nazraeli Press. 2004. First edition thus (first English edition), first printing. Hardbound. Black paper-covered boards, with title stamped in gray on spine, with dust jacket. 7 x 10, 192 pages, 73 plates...
Hobson, R.L., The wares of the Ming dynasty. Rutland/Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company 1962. With dust jacket and with card board slip case. 1st edn. Little tear in back of dust jacket, all in all in near new condition.
Book on ceramics and porcelain with 9 color plates, 50 b/w plates, hand drawn marks, etc.
By Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen with 24 tipped-in color pates. Hodder & Stoughton: (London 1913). Bound in original publisher's paper-covered boards and grey cloth spine. The cover is decorated with a Kay Nielsen illustration in grey with brownish-red lettering and the spine has a gilt rose bush with gilt letters. There is wear to the extremities and the corners and spine are bumped. The interior is foxed throughout and the inner front hinge is starting to rend...
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1819. Front Hinge Worn.
FIRST WHISPER OF 'THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS' BY KENNETH GRAHAME. Edited, With An Introduction, by ELSPETH GRAHAME. Philadelphia, J.P.Lippincott, (1945). FIRST EDITION. 12mo. Original cloth with pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated. The story of how the classic tale THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS came into being. The story was first set down in a series of letters to Grahame's young son Alastair, or, "Mouse" when he was on a visit to the seaside. A fine copy.
This set is a rare Christie's auction catalogues on Japanese art from 3/20/1985 and 3/21/1985...
Leather bound edition of hardcover Poems of Early and After Years by N. Parker Willis. Philadelphia: Henry C. Baird, 1855.
James Sprunt, author. Second Edition, Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton Printing Co., 1916. 732 pages, with all maps. Bound in 3/4 black morocco leather and green cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine.; some wear to cloth. The interior is tight with occasional foxing. There is a 1/2" to 1 3/4" water stain along the bottom edge of the first 112 pages and 3" on the frontispiece portrait...
Leather bound edition of The American Advertising Directory for Manufacturers and Dealers in American Goods for the Years 1831 and 1832. Two-volume set. New York: Jocelyn, Darling & Co.
QUALITY STREET. A COMEDY IN THREE ACTS BY J.M.BARRIE...