1979. Exhibition catalog.Artists' bios with b+ w illustrations. (Neil Dallas Brown, Robert Callender, Peter Collins, Patricia Douthwaite, Ian Hamilton, Alexander Fraser, John Huston, John Johnstone, John Knox, William Littlejohn, Robin Philipson, Ian McKenzie Smith.) Published by the Maine State Commission on the Arts & Humanities~ Augusta, Maine. 28 pp. Light wear.
THE STORY OF SLEEPING BEAUTY. Told by MURIEL LEVY OF Radio Fame. Illustrated by EVELYN BOWMAR. A Ladybird Book. Loughborough: Wills & Hepworth Ltd, no date (circa 1950s). 12mo. Pictorial boards. Decorated endpapers. Illustrated with TWENTY-FOUR full page color plates by Evelyn Bowmar. In very good condition.
Hard cover edition consisting of 156 pp. of text and colored photos of what remains of the Dresden Collection of early Japanese porcelain assembled by Augustus the Strong. Orbis Publishing, c. 1981. Good used condition. About 7.75" x 8.75". Media Mail or First Class shipping.
MANY HAPPY RETURNS. BY ROSALIE K.FRY. Cardiff: William Lewis Ltd, no date (circa 1946). 8vo. Original cloth-backed boards. Designed as a Birthday Book with decorated pages for listing birthdates from January to December - each opposite a page featuring a circular SILHOUETTE illustration. Ink presentation inscription on front paste-down and price on title page otherwise in fine condition with no other entries.
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.
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...
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
This "Pre-Columbian Art of South America" book by Alan Lapiner is in mint condition, and is a "must have" reference book for collectors, museum curators, and art history students of Andean Pre-Columbian art. This crisp, mint first edition is lavishly illustrated with superb examples from all the primary cultures of the entire South American continent. This book is organized first by geographic area, and within that area, the primary cultural groups are classified in chronological order...
TWO DISNEYLAND RECORDS & BOOKS. EACH IS MINT IN PACKAGE. 1968. 1.) Walt Disney's Story of Winnie The Pooh and the Honey Tree. Contains a 24 page book and one 33 1/3 long playing record; 2.) Walt Disney's The Story of Winnie The Pooh and Tigger with Songs. Contains a 24 page book and one 33 1/3 long playing record. Both books have full color illustrations and each record includes a narration of the story plus songs about the story.
THE COMEDY OF AS YOU LIKE IT. BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. East Aurora, N.Y: Roycroft, 1903. 4to. Suede backed boards stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt. Silk marker. Borders and headbands by Samuel Warner. Printed by the Roycrofters on heavy Roycroft watermarked paper. Presswork by Otto Franz. Name inked on front pastedown (see enlargement 7). Contents in excellent condition. Base of suede spine is scuffed. FIRST ROYCROFT EDITION.
THE REEDCRAFT ENGAGEMENT CALENDAR & STAMP CASE. 1931. A MINIATURE BOOK measuring 2 1/4 inches by 1 5/8 inches. Gilt stamped boards. Contents printed in red and black. Bound with tissue insert for holding postage stamps. Covers rubbed. Contents are in fine condition. A promotional item issued by retailer PLANK & WHISKETT,INC.
THE ANIMAL BUBBLE BOOK. STORY BY RALPH MAYHEW AND BURGES JOHNSON. PICTURES BY RHODA CHASE. THE HARPER-COLUMBIA BOOK THAT SINGS. THE THREE LITTLE KITTENS. THE THREE LITTLE PIGGIES. THE THREE BLIND MICE. Harper & Brothers, 1918 (date mark B-T for 1919). Oblong pictorial boards measuring 7 inches by 6 inches. The three records are present. There is wear to the covers - namely, a portion of the spine is missing and rear cover is detached. Each record sleeve is partially split at the bottom...