Larry D. Laster Rare Books & Antique Art
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1837 VR item #915933
Larry D. Laster Old & Rare Books, Art & Antiques
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Original Colored Aquatint Engraving from Views In The Himala Mountains. Plate XII, Engraved by R. Havell & Son. Published by Rodwell & Martin, Bond Street (London), March 1, 1820. Laid down on cardboard; a very attractive and clean image with some light soiling. There is also light window toning along the right side and 1/2" below the print line border...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #914010
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With Portraits, Complete in Two Volumes. First Editions; London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1896. Previous owner was author Henry James; boldly signed 'Henry James' on half-title page of Volume I. Bound in original medium blue cloth bindings with blind rulings on covers and gilt tooling on spines. Bumped with some rubbing at the extremities. Internally quite clean with many pages uncut/unopened. Each volume is 9" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #914006
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Complete in Three Volumes; Wake Forest College, Wake Forest, NC, 1935 & 1943. The previous owner's name has been stamped inside the two covers. Bound in dark navy cloth bindings with some bumped corners and spines but in nice condition overall. Volume I is 681 pages and 3 pages of sponsors, Volume II is 532 pages and Volume III is 539 pages. Each volume is 9 1/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #914001
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Third Edition, In Two Volumes; London, 1772. Includes 16 Hogarth plates and Vertue 1744 Portrait of Butler as Frontispiece. Bound in full calf leather with gilt-tooled covers and spines with five raised hubs and six gilt-decorated compartments, with one label on and one label off of Volume I. Volume I also has a cracked front hinge and a weak back hinge; Volume II's hinges are in good condition. There is chipping to the extremities and foxing to the plates and opposing pages...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1910 item #913996
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Complete In Three Volumes. London: MacMillan and Co., 1903. Signed bindings by Zaehnsdorf; 3/4 brown morocco leather and lightly marbled boards with five raised hubs and six compartments on the spines with gilt ruling and lettering on each. The exterior has very light wear but does show signs of water staining. The interiors have staining on six of the portrait plates and there is foxing throughout. Volume I is 661 pages, Volume II is 666 pages and Volume III is 648 pages...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #913990
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Complete in Three Volumes, Translated by H. T. Ryde. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1847. 3/4 dark brown morocco leather and green cloth boards with five raised hubs on the spine and six gilt-ruled and lettered compartments; top edges are gilt. There is some wear to the extremities and some chipping at the spine tops. The interiors are nice with some light toning and foxing. Volumes I and II are 520 pages; Volume III is 555 pages. Each volume is 7 1/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #913983
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Complete in 16 Volumes, Including The Life Of Lord Byron by Thomas Moore, 1851 (6 Volumes). 3/4 calf leather binding with marbled board with gilt-decorated and lettered spine with two black labels on each. The top edges are gilt. There is general wear with rubbing at the extremities. The hinge is tender on Volume I and there is a repaired hinge on Volume II. The interiors have engraved plates, with some foxing and toning. Otherwise, the set is in very nice condition. Each volume is 6 3/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #913978
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16 Volume Set, including History Of The Reign Of Philip The Second, King Of Spain (3 Volumes); Charles The Fifth (3 Volumes); Conquest Of Peru (2 Volumes); Conquest Of Mexico (3 Volumes); Ferdinand and Isabella (3 Volumes); Biographical and Critical Miscellanies (1 Volume) and Life Of Prescott (1 Volume). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co. 1868...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #913960
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The Modern Reader Series, 1932. Bound in full medium blue morocco leather and signed by Maurin with gilt-ruled covers, five raised spine hubs and six compartments with gilt decoration and lettering. There are marbled endpapers and gilt inner dentelles as well as light rub marks on the front and back covers. 480 pages; 8 3/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #913956
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"The Lives Of The Noble Grecians And Romanes...by Plutarke Of Chaeronea." Complete in Eight Volumes, Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press Stratford-Upon-Avon and Published for the Press by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York, 1928. #80 of 500 for sale in the United States. Large octavos bound and signed by Riverside Press in 3/4 red morocco leather and red cloth boards...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #913948
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Complete in Twenty Volumes; The Cabinet Edition, William Blackwell and Sons, Edinburgh and London, ca. 1878. 3/4 leather-bound in wine calf and marbled boards with five raised hubs and six gilt-decorated compartments. Each spine also has two leather labels with gilt lettering. Interiors are tight and clean and the exteriors are very nice with some light wear. Each volume is 7 1/8" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #912876
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Compiled Under Direction of the Quartermaster General U. S. Army, 1887. Burk & McFetridge Lith. Philadelphia, with 87 full-page color plates. Bound in original folio brown cloth binding with gilt lettering on the front cover heavily worn at the extremities, spine ends and corners. There is a 1 1/2" split at the bottom of the spine and 1/2" of the bottom spine end is missing. There is a stain on the back cover...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #912875
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Illustrated by Harry Clarke. Tudor Publishing Co., New York, 1933. Includes plates in color and black-and-white. Original publisher's black cloth binding with paper label on the front cover and gilt lettering on the spine. General wear overall with the spine lettering quite worn, spine ends and corners bumped and a foxed interior. 412 pages plus one engraved plate page; 10 3/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #912867
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London: Jonathan Cape 30 Bedford Square and at Toronto. Third Impression, August 1935. Bound in original tan publisher's cloth with gilt crossed swords on the front cover and a gilt-lettered spine. There is general wear with bumped spine ends and a few spots on the covers. The interior is quite clean and nice. 672 pages; 10 1/4" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #912861
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"Library Of Useful Knowledge. Sheep: Their Breeds, Management, And Diseases. To Which Is Added The Mountain Shepherd's Manual." London: Baldwin And Craddock, 1837. 3/4 Leather and marbled boards; spine crackled with some chipping to the label. Hinges are tender with wear at the extremities. The front cover has been bent, leaving a rippled crack line. The interior is toned with some foxing; includes several in-text engravings. 568 pages and 36 pages (Manual); 8 5/8" tall.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1910 item #912847
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Original Hand-Colored Copperplate Engraving of this Williamstown, Massachusetts campus. Produced by Littig & Company, New York, 1906. Heavily toned overall with occasional foxing; sheet measures 26" x 37 1/2;" Plate Mark is 17" x 30."
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1970 item #912845
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Original American Woodblock Print. Pencil-Signed, Titled and Numbered 7/25. There is some very light toning present but otherwise the print is in excellent condition. The sheet measures 21" x 24 1/2."
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1980 item #912841
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Signed 'P Buckley Moss' amongst the trees on the right side of the image. There is a Reproduction Reserved Rights Ink Stamp on the back of the paper. The watercolor is in excellent condition and the sheet measures 24" x 18."