Larry D. Laster Rare Books & Antique Art
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pen : Pre 1970 item #1049286
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
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On Watercolor paper, Inscribed and signed in the lower right corner. 20" x 24."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #1049285
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
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"Map of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Leased Lines And Connections" 1885 Black & White on Parchment-Type Stock. Very clean with just a few foxing marks. A few separations at fold junctures, but overall very nice. 16 1/8" x 33 1/4."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1049282
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$600.00
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 1910 item #1049277
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(John Addington Symonds). Edited and Translated by John Addington Symonds with a biographical sketch of Cellini by the same hand; illustrated throughout. Brentanos, NY (1906). Signe Brentanos binding of 3/4 brown Morocco leather and brown cloth with gilt-ruled covers and gilt-decorated spines with six compartments and raised hubs. Top edge gilt; fore-edge untrimmed. Minor wear to extremities. Interior is tight and clean. 9 3/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1049273
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$200.00
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 1900 item #1049266
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Complete in Two Volumes. New York: 1856, D. Appleton & Co. Bound in a full deep navy Morocco leather with gilt ruling and decoration on the covers and spine in six compartments with raised hubs. All edges gilt. Exterior in remarkably fine condition. Interior has some foxing but in very tight, nice shape. 7 1/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1049265
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Through The Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll, Illustrated by John Tenniel. New York, 1935: Limited Editions Club, #1274/1500 by the printing house of William Edwin Rudge, NY. Bound in full blue leather with gilt-decorated covers and spine; all edges gilt. Housed in a red cloth slipcase with stamped title and decorations on spine. Minor chipping to spine head, light wear to extremities, but otherwise a very nice copy. 9 1/4" tall (Slipcase).
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #1049083
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Red hardcover; no dust jacket. Book shows wear and warping to covers with light small dots of white paint splatter on the front cover; interior toned with light foxing but very readable with numerous full-color illustrations. 9 1/4" tall. 215 pages.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1049079
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Paris: Librairie L. Conquet, 1888. Limited Edition, #55/200 on Japan paper and Velin of 700 total copies (And from the libraries of Robert Hoe and Cortlandt Bishop noted on each bookplate inside on front pastedown). Signed binding by Marius Michel, of full red Morocco with inlaid flowers upon gilt-decorated covers and spine. Six compartments and five raised hubs with all fore-edges gilt. Some wear to extremities but quite beautiful. Interior tight with a few smudges and some toning...
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1049063
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$350.00
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
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$450.00
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
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 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 #1048908
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In Six Volumes. Paris and Boston, The Napoleon Society, 1895. Edition Nationale, Ltd. to 500 copies; this is #149. From the 16b Volume Set of Napoleon, these being numbered as Napoleon, Volume XI thru Volume XVI on each Title Page but not indicating so on spine. Signed Bayntun Binder, Bath England. Bound in stunning plum Morocco 3/4 leather and marbled boards with traditional fly, eagle and "N" gilt decorations on spines...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1048903
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The Letters And Dispatches of John Churchill, First Duke of Marlborough, From 1702 to 1712. Complete in Five Volumes. Edited by the General the Right Hon. Sir George Murray. London, 1845, John Murray. Vol. I is 614 pages; Vol. II is 704 pages; III is 720, IV is 724 and V is 750. Bound in full tan calf with gilt-ruled covers and decorated spine with six compartments with raised hubs. Marbled fore-edges; some wear to extremities. A stain to each of the covers front and back, which also resulted in...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1048897
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1870 First Edition in Six Monthly Parts. April 1870 thru September 1870. All published of his unfinished novel due to his death in 1870. This set collates as complete except for the Chapman & Hall ads in the rear of Part V 8 pages and lacks the cork advertisement slip in Part II. 'Eighteen Pence' label is pasted over 'One Shilling' price on Part VI cover. All bound in original paper covers, as issued. Vol. No. 1 cover soiled with chipping along fore-edge and chipping to s...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1048893
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
$575.00
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. Some light we...