All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #1050184
The Battle of 1900: An Official Hand-Book for Every American Citizen. J. A. Wilmore & Co., Chicago, IL (1900). Bound in original light brown cloth with decorated cover and spine. No dust-wrapper. Some wear to extremities; a little soiled. Interior toned due to poor quality paper. First inner hinge cracked (Also due to inferior paper). Otherwise in decent overall condition. 9 3/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1920 item #1050181
Albert A. Hopkins. New York: Munn & Co. Inc., 1910. Bound in original green cloth with decorated cover and black lettered spine. No dust-wrapper. Some wear to extremities. Interior toned but clean overall. Pocket inside back cover contains six folding maps all in very fine condition. 7 3/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #1050053
Drawings by Howard Chandler Christy; Decorations by Margaret Armstrong. Bobbs-Merrill Co., Indianapolis, copyright 1904. Press of Braunworth & Co. Bookbinders & Printers, Brooklyn, NY. Bound in original green cloth with decorated cover and spine in gilt & white with an oval paper portrait applied on cover. Smudge at nose and some wear to extremities; interior has some toning and minor foxing. 9" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1050048
Illustrations by John Gee. Rand McNally & Company; New York, Chicago, San Francisco, copyright 1931. No dust-wrapper. Original light blue cloth with silver lettering; some wear to extremities and light soiling. Interior has some toning and foxing. 8 3/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1050040
With Notes and a Biographical Sketch by the Rev. W.A. Hill, M.A. Illustrated by 37 woodcuts from designs by Harvey. London, 1851: Edward Moxon. Bound in full green Morocco leather, beautifully gilt-ruled and decorated covers and spine in six panels with raised hubs. All fore-edges gilt. Internally sound and tight with light foxing to endpapers. Previous owner's bookplate on first paste-down; first free endpaper has been removed but otherwise a handsome book. 6 3/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1050030
The Delightful Diversion: The Whys And Wherefores of Book Collecting by Reginald Brewer; Illustrated. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1935. Bound in grey cloth with red ruling on cover and spine with gilt lettering on same. Original dust-wrapper with a chunk out of the rear panel, affecting the ad for MacMillan Books. Binding has light wear to extremities but a rub at the bottom of the spine has begun to fray slightly. Internally quite sound and clean with some toning on endpapers. 8 3/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1049282
Greenwich Hospital, A Series of Naval Sketches Descriptive of the Life of a Man-of-War's Man; by an Old Sailor. With 12 Hand-Colored Engravings by George Cruikshank. 1826, London, James Robins & Co. Signed Zaehnsdorf binding of 3/4 Brown Morocco leather and marbled boards with gilt ruling on covers and spine in six compartments with raised hubs. Light wear to extremities; corners bumped. Interior toned with some foxing. Offset images on pages opposing engravings, as usually found...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1049273
By Frazar Kirkland. Embellished with portraits and illustrative cuts. New York: 1865, D. Appleton and Co. Bound in 3/4 Morocco leather and marbled boards with gilt-decorated spines in six compartments and raised hubs. Some wear to extremities, corners bumped. Still very sound. Some bow to back cover of Vol. 1. Interior clean and tight. Previous ownership penciled and stamped on first free flyleaf. 9 5/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #1049075
An Index To The Remarkable Passages And Words Made Use of By Shakspeare; Calculated To Point Out The Different Meanings To Which The Words Are Applied. London, 1790; Printed for John Stockdale. Bound in full smooth tan calf with gilt-ruled covers and gilt-decorated spine in six compartments with five raised hubs. Front hinge tender; rear hinge beginning to rend. There is wear to the extremities including bumped corners but overall quite a nice copy...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1049063
Translated from the French with 25 Original Etchings by Auguste Delierre. London, 1884: J. C. Nimmo and Bain; 304 pages. Signed binding by Root, London in 3/4 leather with marbled boards. Spine in six compartments with two labels and animal, fruit and bird decoration in gilt. Some extremity wear at corners, etc. Interior clean and tight. The etchings are very nice; an attractive presentation overall. 10" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1049046
Jonathan Cape and the Medici Society Ltd. London (1929), with illustrations after water-colour drawings by William Russell Flint. Signed Riviere binding of full red calf, gilt-ruled covers and heavily decorated spine. Very light wear. All edges gilt. Interior clean and tight. One exception of a single fingerprint (from Flint?) on plate between pages 304 & 305; otherwise very nice. 8 5/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1049037
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1700 item #1049025
Les Edicts Et Ordonnances Des Tres-Chrestiens Roys, Francois I, Henry II, Francois II, Charles IX, Henry III, Henry IV & Louys XIII; Quatriesme Edition, In Two Volumes. Vols. I & II 1304 pages plus 63-page Index. Paris, 1627; Chez Jean & Estienne Richer. Both Volumes bound in full tan Morocco leather with gilt ruled and ornamented covers and spines with five raised hubs and six compartments. All fore-edges gilt...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1048893
Collected and Edited With Some Account of His Life and Writings, by the Rev. Alexander Dyce, B.A. Second Edition with additions. Calls for Two Volumes, This is Three Volumes. London: William Pickering, 1829. A third volume was issued in 1839 by Dyce to include Sir Clyomon and Sir Clamydes and other pieces which he had not heard. Signed bindings by W. Nutt in full tan calf leather with gilt ruling and gilt-decorated spines within six compartments and two labels. All fore-edges gilt...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #1048880
London: John Bell, 1788. Many engravings throughout. Vol. I & II: Prolegomena to the Dramatic Writings; Vol. III - Vol. XX: The Dramatic Writings. Bound in full calf with gilt-decorated spines and two red labels on each. The spines have chipping to some tops and bottoms. Some hinges are cracked but still holding on...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1910 item #1047877 (stock #6392)
A vintage two-volume set of "The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson", selected and edited by Sidney Colvin. The publisher is Metheun and Co., London, England 1900, and this set is the second edtition. Each has hand-cut pages, gilding on the top edge, gilt purple endpapers and cloth bindings with title stickers applied to the spines. Each is tightly bound and includes a tissue-covered plate of Stevenson and an extra spine sticker tipped in to the endpapers. The books measure 6-1/2 x 9" and the...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1047156 (stock #10.031)
PROUVE. Cinqualbre, Olivier and Frederic Migayrou.

Jean Prouve: La Maison Tropicale
By way of a lecture given in Nancy at the end of the war, Jean Prouve called upon architects, technicians and politicians to ponder the need for prefabricated homes. The Tropical House is Prouve's answer to his own manifesto. French/English. Architecture, Monographs, paperback, 160 pp., Pompidou Center, Paris 2009.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1047155 (stock #10.030)
Jean Prouve's Prototype Maison Tropicale and Works by Jean Prouve, Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier, and Pierre Jeanneret, from the Collection of Eric Touchaleaume.

Well-illustrated catalogue to an auction at Christie's, New York, 5 June, 2007. Out of Print, OP Monographs, paperback, 222 pp. Fine condition