Larry D. Laster Rare Books & Antique Art
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1049037
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$3500.00
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 1960 item #1267252
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$2,000.00
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #953570
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$2000.00
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1265767
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$1,750.00
History of Dallas County, Texas. Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Compnay 1892. 1011 pages. 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
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #337242
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$1650.00
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #953554
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$1500.00
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...
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$1450.00
Dated January 9, 1936. Signed while the 32nd President of the United States was in his first of three terms in office. 8 3/4" x 6 3/4."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1700 item #1049025
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$1250.00
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 #769838
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$1000.00
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1855. First American Edition with all points noted as First Printing: With "heron" on Page 27 Line 9, "in the moon" on Page 32 Line 11; "Wahonomin" on Page 39, Line 11 and Page 268, Lines 11 and 14; "Dove" on Page 96, Line 7; "cooed the Omemee" on Page 278, Line 17; and with the 'n' present in "one" on Page 279, Line 6. Rebound in a 3/4 rd morocco leather and signed by Stikeman & Co. with the original brown cloth covers bound in at rear...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #351295
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$950.00
Tyrnaviae: Typis Collegii Academici Soc. Jesu., 1762. Book is in good condition overall, with only typical aging wear.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #1048880
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$950.00
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. Extremities show wear but still have a nice shelf appearance...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #725880
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$950.00
Alten Und Neven Testaments Duach Doctor Martin Luther, Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Johann Bar, 1819. Printed in America, note the scarce decorative gilt binding. Bound in full original mottled calf, with gilt tooling on front and rear covers, with the spine divided in seven compartments by six raised hubs; missing clasps. Very nice condition; 14 3/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1920 item #452084
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$850.00
This ca. 1920 photograph is in good overall condition and measures 13 1/2" x 10 1/2."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #612383
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$850.00
London: W. Faden, 1749. Untrimmed copy, rebound in brown cloth. Collates complete; misnumbered pages 441-450, but text complete; pages 399-430 are worm-holed, not affecting text; pages 471 and 473 have margin tears not affecting the text. 11 1/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1274389
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$850.00
Recent Locomotives: Illustrations, with descriptions and specifications and details, of recent American and European locomotives, reprinted from the Railroad Gazette. Enlarged edition: Including a chapter on compound locomotives. 1886 Published by the Railroad Gazette, No. 73 Broadway, New York. Contains 525 plates as indexed, 112 pages of text, at the rear of the second part index, one index of advertisements, and then 19 pages of them. This is a large folio book measuring 16" tall and...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #1049075
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$750.00
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. Internally sound and tight with some toning an...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1800 item #1226782
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$650.00
1747 London, Original Hand-Colored Copperplate Engraving on Laid Paper. Rub hole on right plate mark just below the 20th line of Latitude. Map appears to have been professionally cleaned. Plate measures 13 7/8" x 16 3/4;" sheet is 16 3/8" x 18 1/8."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #660446
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$600.00
Hand-Colored Engraving. The states and territories are outlined in color. There is a diagonal crease in the upper portion at the fold and a slight separation in the lower fold. The sheet measures 16" x 25."