Corinne ou Italie, par Mme La Baronne de Stael. Nouvelle Edition revue et corrigee. Tome Second. Published by: Chez Treuttel et Wuetz, Libraires Paris, 1833. Leather covers. 491 pages. Book and cover condition: fair to good. Foxing and browning throughout, leather cover torn at spine and worn on corners. Generally tight, but does have a number of loose pages in the middle. Some old annotations. 6 3/4 x 4 1/8 inches.
Pictures and Stories for Children, To Which is Added The Picture Alphabet 1852. Rare, small children’s book published by William J. Reynolds and Co, 1852 Boston. Interesting book with many woodblock illustrations of children at play and other illustrations taken from the stories in verse and text. Measures about 6-1/4 by 4 inches. Most pages show medium browning and foxing with age and the front cover is a little loose (but still solidly attached and connected)...
The Holy Ways of the Cross, a dissertation by Henry Mary Boudon archdeacon of the Diocese of Evreux. In French. First printed in 1671, I believe this copy was published in 1752 by Grandmont-Donders of Liege, Belgium.
Complete French Title: Les Saintes Voies de la Croix, où il est traité de plusieurs peines intérieures et extérieures et des moyens d'en faire un bon usage...
Arts and Crafts miniature book of John Keats’ Sonnets published 1905 London: Anthony Treherne & Co. and New York: The H. B. Claflin Co. Printed by Neill & Co., Ltd., Edinburgh. Leather covers embossed both front and back, with marbleized end papers, gilt edges and original silk ribbon page marker. 56 pages. 2-3/4 x 2-18 inches. Covers slightly worn with minor stains (as shown), pages a bit brown, otherwise excellent condition.
The Prince of the Realm is a lovely little book with an inspirational tale about a farmer. First Edition. 4.5x7.5 inches. The book is printed on heavy, high quality, watermarked paper using arts and crafts printing methods by The Lincoln and Smith Press, Boston, for Davis and Bond, Boston, copyright 1912. The covers are cardstock. The book has 40 pages and comes in a matching envelope. Excellent condition, virtually unread. Unusual and hard to find original book.
Victorian wedding photo from the San Francisco Bay Area about 1900. The bride is wearing a stylish hat and a strand of pearls. The back is annotated: Angelo and Elma Conte. This is a black & white print. Print size is 6 x 8 inches. Fine condition.
Lovely wedding photograph. The bride is wearing a stylish floral hat and a triple strand of pearls. This 8x10 B&W photograph is displayed in a fantastic Art Deco cardboard frame. Very much of the period. Photographer was Renee Studios of Chicago. Fine Condition.
Victorian wedding photo from the San Francisco Bay Area about 1900. The bride has a Victorian wax flower garland in her veil. The back is annotated: Mike and Lena Rosario … David Trufello’s business partner. This is a black & white print … although is actually brown and white indicating a print process from long ago. Print size is 4-1/4 x 7-1/2 inches. Fine condition.
The long title page: A Biographical and Critical Dictionary of Recent and Living Painters and Engravers by Henry Ottley
Publ. Chatto and Windus, London 1875. First Edition. Decorated cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. 184 + vi pages. A Supplement issued fourteen years after the publication of the New Edition of Bryan’s Dictionary of Painters and Engravers. 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Very good condition, with some sun fading to the spine.
Victorian wedding photo from the San Francisco Bay Area about 1900. The bride is wearing a stylish hat and a strand of pearls. The back is annotated: Vincent and Jenny Romero. This is a black & white print … although is actually brown and white indicating a print process from long ago. Print size is 6 x 8 inches. Fine condition.
Victorian wedding photo taken at Erickson photography studio, So. Halsted St., Chicago, ILL. This is a black & white cabinet card, with the photographer’s information on the bottom, as shown. Card size is 4-1/4 x 6-1/2 inches. Fine condition, with one minor indentation across one the grooms legs.
Lovely little miniature book. Full title: MAJ - A Romantic Poem by Karel Hynek Macha with a Portrait of Poe and Biography. Published 1910 by Jindrich Lorenz (Henry Lorens), Trebic, Moravia. Handbound hardcover. 110 pages. 2-1/2 x 2 inches. Binding a little loose. Well-read copy.
Three original copies of Macbeth Gallery’s Art Notes from Jan 1927 (#84), June 1927 (#85, The 35th Anniversary Number) and Nov 1929 (#87). Published by Macbeth Gallery, 15 East 57th Street. Each 5x7 pamphlet has about 30 pages and is profusely illustrated with black and white images of gallery art along with essays on art and artist profiles. These are bound in gray soft covers. Excellent condition, pages are tight and covers have minor cover edge discoloration and bumped corners...
There are six horse racing prints in the folio. The folio is still in its original folder. It was published in 1983 by the Los Angeles Turf Club. The prints are 9 1/2 inches x 14 1/2 inches and suitable for framing. Excellent condition.
A Little Book of Verses About Flowers and You by Elizabeth Gordon is a beautiful little book with illustrated poems, short essays, etc. Appears to be a First Edition. 5x9 inches. The book is printed on heavy, high quality, watermarked laid paper (I think) with deckled edges using arts and crafts printing methods by W. A. Wilde Company, Boston and Chicago, copyright 1911. The covers are cardstock and are protected by a patterned translucent paper...
Lovely 1950s wedding photograph. The bride is wearing a full satin dress and a strand of pearls. This 8x10 B&W photograph is mounted in a simple mat. Very much of the period. Fine Condition.
Victorian wedding photo taken at Garvin Studio, Cottage Grove Ave., Chicago, ILL. Garvin’s was at this address from 1893 to 1900. This is a black & white cabinet card, but it has been trimmed. However the photographic image is intact with the photographer’s information on the bottom, as shown. Trimmed size is 4 x 6-1/4 inches. Fine condition.
Very nice miniature book in maroon embossed and padded leather covers with gilt lettering and decoration. French text throughout. Petit Paroissien Bijou avec Offices et Prieres Suivis de la Messe du Mariage (Bijou Parishioner with Subscriptions and Prayers of the Mass of Marriage) published c1909 Brepols & Dierckx & Son, Turnhout, Belgium. Imprimatur 1899. Vatican approval 1905. 187 pages with gilt edges. Excellent condition.