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Image for <b>Reynard the Fox After the German Version of Goethe  </b><BR>[Joseph Wolf - Illustrations]

Reynard the Fox After the German Version of Goethe
[Joseph Wolf - Illustrations]

By: Arnold, Thomas James

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Nattali and Bond: 1855

Seller ID: 010302

Condition: Very Good


Reynard the Fox is a literary cycle of medieval allegorical Dutch, English, French and German fables. The first extant versions of the cycle date to the second half of the 12th century. The genre is very popular throughout the Late Middle Ages, and in chapbook form throughout the Early Modern period. The stories are largely concerned with the main character Reynard, a red fox and trickster figure. His adventures usually involve him deceiving other animals for his ... View more info

Image for ...<b>Sketches Abroad with Pen and Pencil.</b><br>

...Sketches Abroad with Pen and Pencil.

By: Darley, Felix O. C.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York:, Hurd and Houghton at the Riverside Press,: 1869.<br>

Edition: Early Edition, Second printing.<br>

Seller ID: 003066

Condition: Profusely illustrated with plates and in-text drawings by Felix O. C. Darley; Drawings engraved on wood by J. Augustus Begert and James L. Langridge. [88 drawings]. <br>


Text and drawings of American illustrator's trip to England and the Continent undertaken in 1867-68. Green pebbled morocco leather covered beveled boards, stamped titles and spine decoration in gilt, decoration in circle of travelers in stamped gilt on front. All edges gilt.Bindings square and tight; Light wear. A stripe of bio-predation across front. Three previous ownership marks: bookplate front paste-down; cursive inked name on front free end... View more info

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The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans.

By: Hemans, Mrs. Felicia; Edited with a Critical Memoir by William Michael Rossetti.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London:, E. Moxon, Son, & Company,: [n.d. c1880]

Seller ID: 005569


Green decorated cloth boards. All edges gilt. Bindings square and tight; though front hinge starting. Minimal shelf handling. Illustrated with a few plates, chapter headers. Text clean; Mild toning, Previous owner’s name on front free endpage. 7.25 inches tall. 595 pages with publisher advertisements. View more info

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Roses and Thistles
[Decorative Bindings]

By: Hopkins, Rufus C.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: San Francisco, William Doxe: 1894

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010306

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. A bright fine book with original dust jacket. Publisher's beige buckram, Rose and Thistle's motif stamped in green and gilt on front and spine, Top edge gilt. floral endpapers, satin page-marker, in the publisher's original printed paper dust-wrapper. 8vo; 21 cm; 8.5 inches tall; 480 pages with a portrait frontispiece and a beautiful title page designed by Bruce Porter with red titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light eve... View more info

Image for ...<b>Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Teachers. 4 Issues. Mary Baker Eddy; Erasmus; Hypathia; King Alfred.</b>

...Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Teachers. 4 Issues. Mary Baker Eddy; Erasmus; Hypathia; King Alfred.

By: Hubbard. Elbert.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Aurora, New York:, Roycrofters,: 1908.

Seller ID: 004055


All in stiff paper boards with extended edges. Moderate handling, bindings firm, Text has toned. Beautiful Arts and Crafts style decorations with decorated first letters designs. View more info

Image for <b> The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent </b>[Arthur Rackham]

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent [Arthur Rackham]

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons at the Knickerbocker Press: 1895

Seller ID: 010163

Condition: Near Fine


A fine example of late 19th-century trade bookmaking. Van Tassel Edition. Two volumes. 8vo; xix, 294 pp.; viii, 315 pp. Both volumes with frontispieces and numerous inserted full-plates with captioned tissue guards; additionally each text page features color floral/botanical/holly-and- mistletoe borders. Four of the plates by Rackham, his 5th book.; additional Illustrations by Joseph Jefferson, Arthur Rackham, and Julian Rix. - Blue cloth with titles in gilt-and- ... View more info

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An Old Sweetheart of Mine.

By: Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana:, The Bowen-Merrill Company,: 1902.

Seller ID: 000335


Maroon ribbed cloth covered boards; stamped spine titles and decorations; Front covers stamped titles in gilt, decorations and pasted-down portrait by Christy. 19 illustration in two color. All pages decorated by Virginia Keep. Book edges have light wear more so to corners. Signatures loosened but no detachment; A handsome example of Victorian verse and book decorating. Press of Braunworth & Company, Bookbinders and Printers, Brooklyn, New York. View more info

Image for ...<b>  Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness. </b><br>

... Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness.

By: [Margaret Armstrong-designed binding] Van Dyke, Henry,

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1917.<br>

Edition: Later edition. <br>

Seller ID: 007373


Margaret Armstrong was among a number of important woman cover designers, beginning her work in the late 1880s. She began her career at A.C. McClurg and then went on to other publishers, primarily Scribner’s, for whom she designed half of her total output of about 270 books. She also specialized in designing many of the works of a few authors including Myrtle Reed, Henry Van Dyke, Paul Bourget, and Paul Laurence Dunbar.Top edge gilt. Tissue-Guarded color frontis... View more info