An Interesting & Rare Collection of 30 Parliamentary and Consular Reports on Japan 1856-1912.
These reports were presented to both houses of Parliament by command of Queen Victoria and form a valuable research tool for the study of relations between Great Britain and Japan in the most momentous episode in Japanese history, the Restoration of the Emperor in 1868, which brought to an end the Shogunate and the Edo Period...
Program listing the 150 films shown at the Centre Georges Pompidou between May 4 through October 1988. Brief synopsis, B + W movie photos, actors noted. Stain on the lower front cover otherwise in good condition. Paperback written in French.
French biography of Cuban artist, Wilfredo Lam ( 1902-1982). B& W + colored photos. Written by Pierre Gaudibert and Jacques Leenhardt and published by Librairie Seguier. 100 pgs. Light wear.
This "Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America" book by Hasso von Winning is in mint condition, and is a "must have" reference book for collectors, museum curators, and art history students of Pre-Columbian art from Mexico and central America. This crisp, mint first edition is lavishly illustrated with superb examples from all the primary cultures of the entire Central American and Mexican region...
Measurements: 10 1/4" x 7 1/4" with original grass cloth cover. Cover has a slight bit of bump damage to the corners and the spine has some cloth separations. All pages are in excellent condition except for a small stain which touches pages 11/12. Original signature of the illustrator is on the flyleaf page in the front with "To Nandi Visztreich"
Published in 1934 by Ray Long and
Richard R. Smith - New York
Illustrations are very reminiscent of the style of Rockwell Kent.
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...
By John Mebane, hardcover, excellent condition accept for foxing on the dust jacket, publ. 1968. 10-1/4" x 7-1/4" x 1". BX8
Superb photography, used-like new, Publ. E.P. Dutton, 1982, First Edition. 11" x 8-1/2" x 3/8". BX8
By Jenk, Luna and Reilly,a definitive reference, 1993, hard cover, used-very good condition. 10-1/4" x 7" x 1-1/8". BX8
Publ.1962, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Soft Cover-excellent condition, 4 3/4" x 7 1/4" x 1/8". BX8
An important reference on the subject of mechanical musical instruments and music boxes, hard cover, used-like new, publ. 1973. 10" x 7-1/2" x 1". BX8