Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
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Circa 1915-1947. The following original draft drawings and paintings by Marco Montedoro are being offered as a collection. They include original graphite, pen and ink, and watercolor paintings on paper and artist's board spanning the career of Marco Montedoro as a set and costume designer. The archive is a comprehensive representation of his professional career in Europe and the United States. Before he died, Montedoro gave his collection to his close friend Hella Arensen (ne Aronson), a German Jewish newspaper artist who emigrated from pre-war Nazi Germany to New York. Since Montedoro's death, the collection has remained in the Aronson family. Most images are signed by Montedoro, with an average size of 11" x 14", and are in varying condition. A full photographic gallery of this collection is available upon request. Montedoro's family of musicians considered him a child prodigy and sent him in his teens to Paris to study drawing and painting. He worked as an artist in Paris until 1913, when he became the artistic director of the Berlin Metropole. During WWI, he designed posters for Italian theaters and cinemas. Following the war, Montedoro returned to Paris to design costumes for the Palace, Ambassadeurs, Moulin Rouge, and Folies Bergère, including a 1927 show featuring Josephine Baker. During this period he also designed productions in Milan, Berlin, London, St. Petersburg, and Poland. In 1930, Montedoro relocated to New York City and designed for the Schuberts, including the 1941-1942 Broadway production of La Vie Parisienne. From 1932-1947, Montedoro worked alongside Vincinte Minelli designing sets and costumes for Radio City Music Hall, where Montedoro became head designer. Montedoro's genius is featured om Angelo Luerti's 2006 book 'Non Solo Erté - Not Only Erté, Costume Design for the Paris Music Hall 1918-1940.
Paris: Henry Creuzevault, 1953. Limited Edition, #15/140. Folio (10" x 15"), 52 leaves in 26 signatures in original paper folded cover (covered in a glassine protective wrapper); Fine; Bound in cloth sleeve covered in paper with a box enclosure. Number 15 of 140 copies, on Rives paper. Printed by Janine Daragnès on May 11, 1953. With 21 original etchings by Buffet, including 7 full page and 3 double-page, plus one on cover; plus a separate suite of 23 drawings, including 3 double-page drawings. Limited edition reissue of 1939 work, with illustrations by Bernard Buffet (1928-1999), signed by Giono and Buffet, with a foreword by Pierre Bergé.; shelved case 11.
New York: George R Lockwood, ND [1870?]. Early Edition. Quarto; VG-; 334 pages; Tooled leather with gilt titling on spine, raised bands; VOL. 2 ONLY; Full color plates intact, protected by tissue guards; Gilt edges; Sewn-in silk bookmark; Marbled endpapers; Bookstore bookplate on front pastedown; Scuffing and some fraying to the edges of the boards and spine; Bumping/fraying to the corners; Some foxing to the edges of the text block; Toning to pages as typical; PS Consignment, shelved case 10.
Nuremberg: 1685. Thick folio (15 X 9.5) in ivory hardcovers with six-band embossed spine and title in black letters; condition: Good; substantial soiling on spine and fraying on edges; binding is strong, with open gutter in the back; previous owner’s penciled inscriptions on ffep; one regular plate and one double-folded plate missing; first front end page, first engraving and title page have a 7 X 5 deep right hand corner chip; first few pages also chipped but repaired with pasted paper; substantial chipping and ripping in right hand corner (6 in X 4.5 in X 1 in); a couple of double-page plates are cut off half way along the fold; occasional staining and off-setting on plates; in German; book is sold as is; this is a 1685 edition of the work Joachim von Sandrart, German Baroque historian, first published in 1680; shelved in Case # 4; due to size and weight, please contact us for shipping costs.
Milano: Ulrico Hoepli, 1901-1940. First Edition. 11 Books in 25 Volumes; Quartos; Rebound in brown leather with gilt lettering; Original wraps intact; Marbled end papers; Raised bands on spines; Most volumes in excellent shape, some scuffing to spines and boards of a few volumes; Bindings excellent; Text blocks clean and bright; GP Consign; Shleved above British History; Text in Italian; Beautiful set of this scarce work in full; NOTE: Set is very heavy, please contact us for international or priority shipping.
London: R. Faulder, New Bond Street; And J. Egerton, Whitehall, 1794. Quarto, xvi, 183 pages, VG; beautifully bound in an elaborate full morocco-gilt Kelliegram binding, featuring an eight-color morocco inlaid cover portrait to the front board and a seven-color morocco inlaid cover portrait to the rear; rebacked with spine preserved; mild bumping to corners, slight rubbing to spine; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt; gilt Kelliegram signature stamped to the rear board's lower turn-in; With 57 plates, some aquatint, one folding; The front inlay is Count Viviani, from plate 3, page 34, the rear inlay is from plate 1 page 25.; Consignment; shelved case 3.
Mexico: Carral y Carral, 1945. First Edition. Elephant Folio; VG; The complete folio set of frontispiece, 52 playing cards and three jokers. boards have interior water staining, not impacting text; The illustrations are generally in G+ or better condition, with the 7 of spades having a small closed tear and some water-damage to the edges of some plates; A full description of each cartoon is written on the interior of the boards; LH consignment; shelved case 11.
[London]: [Day & Son], . Folio; VG; bound in publisher's original full elaborately embossed calf over wooden boards, beveled edges; all edges gilt; mild wear and rubbing primarily to head and tail of spine, corners; printed on 53 beautiful chromolithographic leaves on heavy cream stock in three reds, three blues, gold and black, each page featuring different borders; tissue-guards between about half the leaves; heavy; TP consignment; shelved above mythology.
New York: Century Co., . Limited Edition, #25/150. Large Quarto, 159 pages; VG; bound in white cloth, gilt pictorial and titling; top edge gilt; front gutter beginning to weaken; wear to the edges of the boards as well as some minor soiling; With frontispiece, 12 color tipped in plates mounted on heavy paper with captioned tissue-guards, 1 black and white tipped in plate mounted on heavy paper with captioned tissue-guard, 85 black and white illustrations; Variant of the British Limited Edition, this version intended for sale in the United States. The title page is largely identical, with the publisher and place changed, and the binding is also largely identical with the publisher changed on the spine and the windmill on the real cover not present. This variant also has one additional tipped in plate, a black and white illustration entitled 'Little Bo-peep'; Edition limited to 150 numbered copies, of which this is number 25. Signed by Rackham on the limitation page; LC consignment; shelved case 14.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1931. First Edition. small 4to., 114pp.; VG; spine tan with brown lettering; pictorial front board; protected with a thin mylar sheet; mild shelfwear, particularly in slight rubbing to corners; mild age-toning to pages; SIGNED on dedication page by Frank Lloyd Wright, "From one Princetonean to another"; JP consignment; shelved case 11.
New York: Book League of the Jewish Peoples Fraternal Order, IWO, 1945. First Edition. Small octavo in dark burgundy cloth with gold letters; VG; front and back gutter slightly open, but binding strong; boards with minimal soiling; edges and paper age-toned; text clean; pp. 167 had a small tear repaired with tape, now discolored with slight offsetting on p. 168; pp. 252; includes 36 line drawings by Mr. Chagall, and his pen inscription in Yiddish on the first front end page; the book depicts in a humorous way Mr. Chagall and his wife's childhood in Russia where they grew up in a small market town; in Hebrew; very scarce; shelved in Case 3.
London: Hidgson, Boys, and Graves, n.d . First Edition. Folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in full gilted and blind brown morocco, paneled spine with gilt lettering; marbled endpapers, all edges gilt; bookplate of the Baron Northwick to the front pastedown; with 37 plates, edges of some plates foxed; MM consignment; shelved above Mythology.
This collection pertaining to Japanese painter, printmaker, illustrator, sculptor, ceramist, novelist and film director Masuo Ikeda (1934-1997), includes 9 books and catalogs with text primarily in Japanese, seven of which are inscribed by the artist, with four inscriptions including Ikeda drawings. The collection includes four calendars, two of which measure 8” x 9” and are signed, and another measuring 4” x 4” printed with 12 small original etchings. It also includes Ikeda-related ephemera, such as exhibition brochures and correspondence. The following publications are included in this lot: Masuo Ikeda Prints, quarto in dust jacket, offsetting from book mark to bronze metallic paper on front pastedowns and front free fly, with cardboard slipcase Masuo Ikeda Isetan department store exhibition catalog, paperback quarto inscribed “For Dear Mr. and Mrs. Helen and Felix Juda Love Masuo Ikeda ‘77” A second thinner paperback quarto catalog with same cover but title in Japanese inscribed “For Dear Helen and Felix Juda” followed by a drawing of a woman “with Love Masuo ’77 Oct 20 in Los Angeles” Masuo Ikeda Ceramic Works, paperback octavo inscribed “For Dear Mr. and Mrs. Helen and Felix Juda with Love Masuo ‘84” Masuo Ikeda, paperback small quarto Parco department store exhibition catalog inscribed with drawing of reclining woman “For Dear Mr. and Mrs. Helen and Felix Judas with love ’77 Oct. 20 in Los Angeles” Mixed Fruit, poetry with tipped in illustrations by Masuo Ikeda, text in English and Japanese, title page is inscribed with drawing of two women “For Dear Felix and Helen Juda with Love Masuo 1977 Feb 3 in East Hampton,” oblong hardback octavo Masuo Ikeda, My Autobiography, small octavo with flexible boards in dust jacket, inscribed “For dear Mr. and Mrs. Helen and Felix Juda Masuo Ikeda in Tokyo”, Oshita Ton, Bijustsu Publishing Co., Tokyo: 1968, 272 pages covering the first 34 years of the artist’s life, 11 photos and 16 color plates, text in Japanese Masuo Ikeda, Imitation and Creation: a Narrow View of Japanese Contemporary Art, paperback small octavo with plastic covering, inscribed with Japanese writing (not translated here) and the words “dear Helen and Felix Juda Masuo Ikeda in Los Angeles 1969.10.17,” published by Chuoko in 1969, 186 pages discussing art and prejudice, imitation and creation, art and reality, the artist and the spirit of criticism and art versus non art, text in Japanese Ikeda Masuo: Woodblock Print Collection, paperback octavo in glassine cover and cardboard slipcase, inscribed with drawing on splattered ink next to Japanese writing (not translated here) and the words “For dear Mr. and Mrs. Felix Juda 1968 March in San Francisco Masuo Ikeda,” published by Bijutsu Co., Tokyo: 1967, approx. 100 pages of color and black & white prints, text in Japanese and English The ephemera includes a 1969 New Year’s card written and signed by Masuo and his partner Li-Lan to Helen and Felix Juda, eight exhibition catalogs, ten brochures, 7 cards, 20 mimeographed pages from the Tamarind Lithography Workshop describing in detail the technique used for various Ikeda lithos they produced for the artist, a checklist on Museum of Modern Art letterhead for the 1965 Ikeda exhibition, a 1970 press release from Collectors Press and two Nantenshi Gallery brochures for exhibitions of the art of Ikeda’s friend Li-Lan. -- Condition of publications: Masuo Ikeda Prints is very good, bumping to corners of slipcase otherwise very good; Masuo Ikeda Isetan Exhibition Catalog, light shelf wear, 1” tear at foot of spine otherwise very good; second thinner paperback quarto inscribed catalog is lightly soiled otherwise very good; Masuo Ikeda Ceramic Works is very good; Masuo Ikeda, paperback small quarto Parco exhibition catalog has light shelf wear with edges rubbed otherwise very good; Mixed Fruit has moderate rubbing to edges otherwise very good; My Autobiography, dust jacket has 3 closed tears otherwise very good; Imitation and Creation front cover is curled from plastic cover shrinking; Woodblock Print Collection glassine is age toned and torn but underlying book looks clean, very good, slipcase is soiled, bumped and torn hence poor. Condition of two 1970 signed desk calendars: One calendar has lower right corner bumped, very good; second calendar is bumped along bottom edge and corners and closed tears along top edge of paper front cover. Condition of small calendar: Plastic sleeve has shelf wear, calendar pages are clean and very good. Shelved AJS -- Speak with Allan.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1914 (nd). First Edition. Quarto; VG; Blue boards and spine with gilt lettering and designs; Minor wear to the edges, some bumping at the corners; Pictorial end papers; Some age toning to the pages, but interior is bright and clean; All tipped in color plates (25) are present with descriptive tissue guards; mild and hard-to-see signs of repair to gutters of endpapers; LP Consign; Shelved Case 14, Dupont.
London: William Heinemann, 1908. Limited Edition, #857/1000. Quarto, 134 pages; VG; bound in publisher's gold-pictorial full vellum, top edge gilt, others untrimmed; yellow silk ties; mild rubbing and wear to vellum; Limited to 1000 numbered copies for sale in Great Britain and Ireland, this is copy #857 signed by Rackham; with 40 color plates mounted on heavy brown paper with lettered tissue-guards and 30 drawings in black and white; shelved case 14.
[Paris]: De l'imprimerie royale, 1752. First Edition. Quarto, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary calf with gilt seal to center of each board, newly rebacked in pale brown leather, two burgundy labels with gilt titling; all edges of text block gilt; some rubbing and wear to boards; marbled endpapers; bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated with 3 engraved headbands and 2 title vignettes.; MW consignment; shelved case 7.
Tokyo: Asahi Shimbun, 1965. First Edition. Quarto. Hardcover in dust jacket and publisher's cardboard slipcase. Illustrated with many b-w and color images. Very Good; interior clean; rear endpaper wrinkled; dust jacket has small chip at spine top; binding tight; some shelfwear to slipcase. Scarce. Text in English and Japanese. NOTE: Heavy item; additional shipping charges may apply. Shelved in Case #11.
London: Heinemann, 1911. Limited Edition. Quarto; VG-; Vellum binding; Silk ties to front fore edge; Gilt lettering on spine, gilt design to front; Some bowing to boards as is typical for this edition; Upper edge gilt, all other edges deckle cut; Binding is tight; Text block is toned, but free of marking; All images clean; Book has been SIGNED by Rackham and is numbered 944 of an edition of 1150. This volume contains the second and third days of the Ring of the Niblung Trilogy: Siegfried and The Twilight of the Gods. Shelved Case 14, Dupont.
Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1879. First Edition. Large quarto in 3/4 brown marble with burgundy leather; VG; 6 band embossed spine with gold gilt; boards show some amount of shelf wear around corners and spine and slight soiling; small sticker inside front board; previous owner's signatures on ffep; strong binding; paper slightly faded and plates clean; contains 190 lithographs of patterns and 10 color lithographs (1 with gold lining); Jules Bourgoin traveled to Damascus in 1875 and came upon 150 plates which he could not acquire but reproduced and elaborated upon; 47 pages of text in French; shelved in Case 7.
Lausanne: Andre Gonin, 1943. First limited edition (#106 of 194 copies); signed by author, artist and editor. Quarto in ivory soft covers with ivory case and black letters on spine; VG/VG; boards with moderate soiling or slight foxing; portfolio contains double folded plates with text in large print (in French) and twenty original pencil lithographs interspersed; all clean; pp. 123; velin paper with deckle edges; in good condition; shelved in Case # 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Autotype Company, 1894. First Edition. Folio; G+; Bound in 3/4 black leather with gilt lettering on spine and front board; Upper edge gilt, other edges deckle cut; Wear to all edges of the boards with some fraying, mostly at the corners, Scuffing to the boards; Spine is cocked and bent, binding sturdy; Marlbled end papers have been repaired neatly by maroon tape; Interior clean with some toning to the outer edges; All images bright and clear; NOTE: Book is heavy, please contact us for international and expedited shipping; Shelved above mythology.
Paris: Durand Ainé, Marcand D'Estampes, 1832. Quarto, unpaginated; VG; bound in 3/4 red calf, marbled boards; gilt stamping and titling to spine; head and tail both have some glue repair, head with drop of glue showing, chipping to head and tail of spine' some rubbing and wear to binding; bookplate to front pastedown; with 70 beautifully colored plates, some mild foxing, primarily to edges; list of plates bound in rear; MW consignment; shelved case 11.
Masuo Ikeda Graphic Works, a quarto in blue cloth binding containing three original color prints signed by the artist and dated ’77. Blue cloth quarto with a clear plastic dust jacket in clamshell and slipcase. -- Book is fine with tight binding that appears to never have been fully opened; clamshell is very good; slipcase is moderately faded, but otherwise very good. [Oversized listing. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] Shelved AJS -- Speak with Allan.
London: Day & Son, 1856. Quarto, unpaginated; VG; 3/4 bound in black leather, black pebbled cloth boards; paneled black spines with gilt lettering and tooling; spine has some rubbing, minor scratches; mild wear to corners; small bookseller sticker on front pastedown; all plates present and in excellent condition; shelved case 7.
London: The Sydenham Society, 1851. Folio; unpaginated; Good; dark green spine without text; green cloth has light smudges to exterior; slight rubbing to corners and edges; green endpapers; small tear to half title page to page 3; slight foxing to first and last few pages; minor chip to rear endpaper at fore edge; profusely illustrated; slight foxing impacting some illustrations; Latin and English text; TG Consignment.
Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1910. first limited edition (No. 82 of 150). thick, large quarto rebound in polished beige leather; VG; gilt frame on boards; six-band embossed gilt spine; boards and spine with light soiling and shelf wear; clean moire flaps with giltd frame inside boards; full size frontispiece and back engravings; text by M. le Comte de Chavagnac, Cataloger commissioned by J.P. Morgan; text and plates on thick parchment paper specially cut in the city of Arches; contains 50 plates in color, covered with inscribed legend on rice paper. with a total of 208 items fully described and organized by regions; dates ranging from 1677 to 1910; collection comprises objects from clocks, to vases, to figurines and tableware; book is in good condition with strong binding and large italic print in very fine French writing; please contact us for shipping costs; shelved case 11.
Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1930. Limited Edition #72/370. Oblong Quarto, 114 pages; VG/G; in printed tan wrappers, red and black lettering to spine; with original glassine, parts torn or tattered; interior clean, with minimal foxing; Illustrated with six original color lithographs by Marie Laurencin; Copy #72 of 370 of the European edition, and of that, one of 300 printed on Rives paper; SH consignment; shelved case 0.
Paris: Editions Excelsior, 1930. Limited Edition, #141/302. Large octavo, 192 pages; VG; housed in matching red cardboard chemise and slipcase with gilt; chemise has tape repair; pages are loose in gatherings, as issued; with 14 original etchings loose in rear, 14 colored illustrations, and colored headbands and vignettes; Limited edition of 302 numbered copies. One of 265 copies on vellum of Rives, of which this is number 141; scarce; shelved case 11.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 224pp.; VG/VG; spine tan with teal and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor bumping and shelfwear; price-clipped; the front pastedown, both sides of the ffep, and the half-title pages have inscriptions and drawings/doodles by the following cartoonists: Mort Gerberg, Sam Gross, Marvin Tannenberg, Dana Fradon, Bill Woodman, Jack Ziegler, Gahan Wilson, George Booth; shelved case 1.
Paris: Chez H. Agasse, 1805. 7, 114 plates; G; bound in full period tree-calf, paneled spine with two labels with gilt titling, gilt to panels; patterned endpapers; Page 7 and 'Addidion a l'explication des planches' both excised, trimmed on all edges, and loose within; Composition et Expression 1 (planche double) excised but present, Dessin 13 excised but present, Dessin 38 excised and missing, Gravure 8 excised and missing, Sculpture en Bois 1 excised, cut into pieces, with some pieces present; with 114/116 plates; shelved case 4.
London: Nattali and Bond, 1855. Ninth Edition. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; all volumes bound uniformly in unsigned full polished brown calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling, 2 green labels with gilt titling; housed in a custom slipcase, lined inside, cloth cover, both sides covered in marbled paper; all volumes with very light and mild wear, primarily to hinges and corners; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; bookplate to front pastedowns; light scattered foxing; The Tour of Doctor Syntax has 31 hand-colored etched plates, The Second Tour with 24 hand-colored etched plates, and The Third Tour with 25 hand-colored etched plates.; 80 color illustrations by Thomas Rowlandson in total, including 3 frontispieces and two second title-pages with vignettes (Second title not present or called for in volume two); The title page calls for 81 plates, but the second title of volume two was never made; shelved case 0.
New York: Walker and Company, 1967. Limited First Edition [#91/100]. 4to., unpaginated, VG/VG-; beige paper DJ, spine beige (age-toned brown) with small black text, front cover beige with black lettering; mild shelfwear to DJ (e.g., age-toning to spine and fore-edge, mild rubbing to edges); top right-hand corner of front flap clippd, DJ protected by mylar; beige paper boards, spine beige with small black text, front board beige with black lettering; mild bumping/age-toning to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; bumping/mild age-toning to corners of boards; interior clean; No. 91 out of 100 numbered and signed first edition copies stated to limitation page; SIGNED by de Kooning in pencil to limitation page; contains 26 black and white facsimiles of charcoal illustrations drawn by de Kooning in 1966 stated to front flap of DJ and second to last page; DG consignment; shelved Case 11.
Torino: Umberto Allemandi & CO, 1989. Second Edition. 3 Quartos in slipcase; VG/VG; Blue spines with Black lettering; All jackets are clean and bright with minimal wear to the edges; Boards and bindings strong, only slight shelf wear; Slipcase minor bumping at corners, else excellent. A fine set. NOTE: Heavy item, please contact us for international or priority orders. SHELVE: Case 11.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1976. First edition; signed and dedicated to Ambassador Ardeshir Zahedi. Thick, oblong quarto in black cloth hardcovers with red and brown illustrated DJ; spine white with black letters; VG/VG; minimal soiling; strong binding; plates and paper clean; contains 488 plates in black and white as well as double-folded color full pages; short biography and Artist's Credo; on first front end page, large, colorful "Agamograph" and dedication to Ambassador Ardeshir Zahedi, Iranian Ambassador to the U.S. from 1960-62 during the Shah's reign, and again from 1973-79 when the Iranian Revolution started and the Shah fled Iran; second front end page has a large drawing of Ambassador Zahedi with handwritten dedication by Agam; please contact us for shipping costs. Shelved Case 11.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1906. Large Paper Edition, #28/650. Quarto, 6 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 dark green calf, spines and portions of boards sun-faded to brown, marbled boards and endpapers, front board of volume 2 was previously detached but has since been repaired (please see photos for details), paneled spines with one compartment gilt titling, others gilt; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; Large-paper edition, number 28 of 650; with 35 illustrations by Flaxman, plus a matching pair of color/black and white frontispieces per volume; shelved above china section.
London: Heinemann, 1921. Limited Edition, #460/550. Quarto; VG; Bound in full leather by Sangorski and Sutcliffe with gilt lettering and designs; Raised bands on spine with titles in gilt; Satyr design on front board in leather and gilt; All edges gilt; End papers have been repaired at the gutters; Binding tight; Text block toned but free of marking; All illustrations guarded by tissue with text. Previous owners small bookplate on interior of rear end paper, gift inscription by previous owner in pen; Book is SIGNED by Rackham on the limitations page and numbered 460 of a limited edition of 550. LP Consignment; Shelved case 14.
London: James Carpenter, 1844. First edition. Thick, large quarto in dark burgundy leather with six-band embossed spine and gold letters; VG; book slightly bowed due to shelving; moderate soiling or shelf wear; gilt edges; frontispiece page foxed; small penciled inscription on second frontispiece page; age-toned; text clean; contains 80 pages of memoir followed by extensive catalogue of etchings and papers by contemporaries of Van Dyck; shelved in Alcove # 1; please contact us for shipping costs.
[New York]: Nadja, 1994. Limited Edition, 1/100 copies. Quarto; VG; Bright blue cloth and paper chemise portfolio with a pictorial label pasted onto its front panel and an ivory clasp, housing 15 loose signatures (as issued); minimal shelfwear;,Illustrated with fourteen color plates, including the label on the front board of the portfolio; WM consignment; shelved case 11.
London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1911. First Edition. royal octavo, 161pp.; VG; spine dark green with gilt lettering in both English and Chinese; minor rubbing and shelfwear; uncut text block and minor chipping; Contains a frontispiece and 120 illustrations, of which 12 are in color; some browning to the endpapers, minimal browning/aging to the paper throughout the text; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by the author, 2 August, 1918; shelved case 12.
New York: Taschen, 1996. Limited Signed Edition. Square Quarto in slipcase in original cardboard box; Book has been SIGNED by Christo, Jean Claude and Voz and is numbered 623 of a limited edition of 5000; Also includes metal from the original wrapping of the Reichstag; Book, slipcase and cardboard box all in VG condition with minor edgewear, mostly to the edges of the boxes. Shelved case 13.
New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960. Limited edition (58 copies); signed (#D). Thick, small quarto in burgundy leather with five-band embossed spine and gold letters in cardboard case; bound by hand; VG/VG; moderate shelf wear on spine with slight fraying around edges; front board slightly loosening on top; marbled end pages clean; paper and text clean; three pages have minuscule notches on the edge; pp. 400; abundant illustrations, mostly in black and white, with color at the end; synopsis of each chapter at the end; dedication in French and signature on special page; shelved in Case # 7; please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment.
Bologna: 1830. First Edition. Oversize folio (18" X 12") in dark green cloth hardcovers with tiny gold letters on spine; moderate soiling on boards; 72 engraved plates, each with a letterpress page of explanatory text; paper generally foxed throughout but not affecting plates; please note: preface and title in Italian; all text in French; shelved above Front Case; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: D.Appleton and Co., 1864. first edition. Elephant folio in embossed dark brown leather with gold letters; VG; moderate shelf wear and fraying on borders; binding strong; end pages in burgundy moire clean; slight offsetting on text; plates clean; contains 40 plates thoroughly described, with owner's names and provenance; in good condition; shelved above mythology; please contact us for shipping costs.
Washington: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1970. Exhibition catalog and realia. Small square quarto paperback with sixteen rolled up prints and two ephemeral items, all of which is kept on a publisher's box. Overall condition ranges from VG- to G+. Paperback: Overall condition is VG-, Foxing along both cover and title page, other pages are clean, rubbing to bottom-right corner, minor moisture exposure (very minor waving) to both covers, interior prints clean and in VG condition. Sixteen rolled-up prints: Overall condition ranges from VG- to the high end of G+, Prints have varying degrees of foxing ranging from minor to faint. Includes a folded newspaper article and document (see photos) See all 8 photos for details and representations of overall condition. If you have any questions, please contact the seller before attempting to purchase this item. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Los Angeles: Zeitlin and Ver Brugge, 1973. First limited edition (#920 of 1,000); signed by author and printer. Quarto in beige and black soft covers with beige and white case; VG/VG; black letters on spine; pages still uncut; contains 32 plates in color featuring Mexico; Guatemala; Hawaii; Fiji; and 3 Icons all printed under the artist's supervision; case also illustrated; shelved in Case # 11.
Paris: M. de Brunoff, 1914. First Edition. Quarto; Magazine binding; G/no jacket; Text in French; Some wear to all edges and along the staple binding; Binding is secure, all pages intact, with some toning to the edges and a few instances of spotting; Cover illustration by Valentine Gross of Michel Fokine and Vera Fokina from the program for the Ballet Russes groundbreaking production of Scheherazade. Shelved in Case 11.