Category: Illustrated Books


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Price: $75.00

Publisher: Akron, Saalfield, 1907

12mo (5 x 6 1/2"), cloth, some fraying and soil, 12p. including covers, One of the volumes in Saalfield’s series of ‘muslin books’. VG. Illustrated in color on every page based in part be her drawings from the Almanacks. This copy differs from all other copies we have seen; the front cover is white, not red. Unknown if this is a variant edition or a later printing - in all other respects it is the same as other copies we have seen. The back cover is red and blue,... View more info

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A Dish of Apples

By: Philpott, Eden

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1921

Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. 1st trade edition, 8vo, cloth. 3 tipped-in color plates, 21 b/w drawings and line drawings throughout. Good+: light wear to covers; light rubbing to lower corners and edges of spine; ffep age-toned; prior owner's inked signature opposite front paste down. No jacket. View more info

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A Selection of Aesop's Fables (translated by Boris Artzybasheff)

By: Aesop

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chamberlain Press, 1984

boards, 5"x6. A selection of fables illustrated with colored wood engravings by Sarah Chamberlain and translated by Boris Artzybasheff. Limited signed edition of 150 copies. Signed by the illustrator on the limitation page. Ten coloured plates, each with small illustration on the reverse. View more info

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Alastair / Fifty Drawings

By: Alastair

Price: $275.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1925

4to, black cloth over spotted boards. One of 1,025 unnumbered copies of which 975 were for sale. 50 color and monochrome tissue-guarded collotypes, text printed at the Curwen Press, Introduction by Carl van Vechten. Covers heavily rubbed and chipped at corners and edges; spine faded; hinges cracked and partially separated; no jacket. Prior owner’s inked inscription on fep. The plates are all intact and pristine. This copy formerly the property of Hollywood producer/dir... View more info

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Alice Through the Looking Glass & What Alice Found There

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $185.00

Publisher: London, McGibbon & Kee, 1972

Edition: 1st thus.

1st UK edition of the Ralph Steadman illustrated classic. 4to, black cloth. 144 pp. Centenary edition prepared by the Committee of the Lewis Carroll Society. Near fine copy in fine d/w. The only flaw is a very small bit of bumping (1/4” light crush) at the top of the spine. Signed by Steadman in blue ink on the title page. View more info

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All Through the Night

By: Field, Rachel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan, 1940

Edition: 1st ed.

Miniature book: 4"x5". A Christmas fable Field won the Newberry Medal for best children's book of 1929, "Hitty". Fine in good d/w, which has the price clipped out. Signed by Field on end-paper. View more info

American Chimney Sweeps / An Historical Account of a Once Important Trade

By: Phillips, George Lewis

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Trenton NJ, The Past Times Press, 1957

1st ed., 8vo, marbled boards without dust jacket (as issued). Limited edition (unstated number), signed by the Author George Lewis Phillips on the title page. Also inscribed by the author on the front end paper, with a pencil sketch of Phillips by the book's illustrator, California/Southwestern artist Everett Gee Jackson. A fine copy with some light toning on front end paper where a newspaper clipping lightly discolored the paper. [The clipping is inside an envelope pas... View more info

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Anatomia Humani Corporis (Atlas of Human Anatomy)

By: Bidloo, Govard

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Roger DaCosta, 1972

Facsimile edition of Bidloo's noted atlas of human anatomy first published in Amsterdam in 1685. Large 4to (11"x16"), bound in burgundy leatherette, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. No. 411 of 2000 copies printed. A bit of rubbing at top and bottom of spine, otherwise fine. The atlas is illustrated with 105 plates by Gerard de Lairesse, showing the human figure both in living attitudes and as dissected cadavers. The book was later plagiarized by English surgeon ... View more info

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Arthur Rackham His Life and Work

By: Hudson, Derek

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1973

Classic biography of Arthur Rackham, with 32 tipped in color plates and numerous b&w illustrations, portraits, facsimiles in-line with text. 1973 reprint edition. Also "the printed work of Arthur Rackham", a checklist. Book condition: near fine. DJ condition: very good. View more info

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Arthur Rackham: His Life and Work

By: Hudson, Derek

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, 1960

Edition: First Edition

1st edition of the classic biography of Rackham, including 32 tipped-in color plates and numerous b&w drawings in-line with text. Bibliography and checklists. APPENDIX A Bibliography, APPENDIX B Drawings and paintings in Collections, APPENDIX C The Printed Work of Arthur Rackham. D/w soiled with several large closed tears, one open tear View more info

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Aus Revolutionstagen

By: Bauer, Dr. Constantin

Price: $50.00

Braunschweig: Verlag von A.Graff's Buchhandlung, 1919. 8vo, 94 pp. Illustrated boards. An illustrated history of the Paris Commune, with 94 drawings and tipped-plates by Gustave Dore. Fair-Good. Interior lightly shaken but clean throughout. Front hinge partially split at bottom. Covers lightly soiled with 1/2" closed tears at top of spine. Edges and corners lightly rubbed. View more info

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Codice Nuttall / Manuscrito pictórico Mexicano que actualmente se exhibe en el Museo Britanico.

By: N/A

Price: $3,200.00

Publisher: Mexico. D.F., Libreria Anticuaria. G. M. Echaniz., 1939

1st ed. thus, 11-1/2”x8-1/2”. Scarce (No.22 of 25 signed and numbered copies] A hand-colored facsimile of the Codex Nuttall, an accordion-fold pre-Columbian document of Mixtec pictography, now in the collection of the British Museum. The Codex is one of about 16 manuscripts from Mexico that are entirely pre-Columbian in origin. Its name is derived from Zelia Nuttall, who first published the Codex for the Peabody Museum in 1902. It is one of three codices that record ... View more info

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Contes de Fees par Charles Perrault / Ornes de Gravures Nouvelles [Perrault's Fair Tales]

By: Perrault, Charles

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, L. De Bure, Libraire, n.d. (circa 1850)

French printing of several of Perrault's fairy tales, illustrated with 8 hand-colored plates. Includes Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, and six other tales. 12mos, marbled boards, rebacked in black leather w/leather corners. Condition good:interior clean and tight with no foxing. Rear endpaper detached, front end-paper partially detached, inside covers soiled, edges and corners rubbed. A very nice illustrated edition. View more info

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Dame Wiggins of Lee

By: Ruskin, John (Ed.) Greenaway, Kate (illus.)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Kent, George Allen, 1885

George Allen, Orpington, Kent, 1885. Hardcover. First edition thus (originally published in 1823). Octavo. 20pp. Original gilt-stamped decorated brown cloth. Edited, with additional verses, by John Ruskin, and with several new illustrations by Kate Greenaway. Illustrated with twenty-two woodcuts. In this copy, the first three illustrations have been hand-colored; the woodcuts from the 1823 edition remain monotone. Very good copy. Inked inscription on front end paper and ... View more info

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Dei Kleine Seehjungfrau

By: (Wulfing, Sulamith) Anderson, Hans Christian

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Wuppertal-Elberfeld, Sulamith Wulfing, 1953

1st ed. Self-published by Wulfing in 1953. Limited printing and now scarce. German text. The suite of illustrations consists of 8 color images and 8 monotone illustrations. Bound in gold-stamped cardboard cover. Interior is clean and bright; light surface wear and light age-toning to covers; a 1/4" spot on back cover. View more info