Paris: Didot l'aîné, 1796. First edition with these illustrations, one of 200 printed on GRAND PAPIER VELIN. One... Read More about Les Aventures de Telemaque, Fils D'Ulysse
Fine illustrated books including first editions of well known children's books both American and British, color plates books and photobooks.
Edmonton: John Pearson for Bernard Quaritch, 1884. One of 50 copies. Blake's ‘Daughters of Albion’: Muir Facsimile in Special Binding. Read More about Visions of the Daughters of Albion
[Edmonton: 1885]. No. 39 of 50 copies, on Hodgkinson wove paper. Muir Facsimile. Read More about Visions of the Daughters of Albion
New York: S. Booth, Printer, 1872. With a carte-de-visite of Genearl and Mrs Tom Thumb, with note that it was sold to Edith on March 8th, 1882 by Mrs. Thumb. Read More about Gen. Tom Thumb Three Years' Tour around the World. Accompanied by His Wife-Lavinia, Warren...
New York: E. Weyhe, 1929. First American edition. A seminal 20th century photobook. The first American edition of Blossfeld't masterpiece in the scarce photographically illustrated dust jacket. A remarkable book that traces a curious path from Art Nouveau to Modernism and forshadows Conceptual Art. Read More about Art Forms in Nature. Examples from the Plant World Photographed Direct from Nature
US Steel Chief Blough Praises Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. Roger Blough became Chairman and CEO of US Steel, then the world's largest steel company, at the age of 48, when this was still a plum job of US industry. Here, he thanks Eisenstaedt for “A pleasant hour with an unusually effective..... Read More about Autograph Note Signed, n.p., n.d
Paris: Chez Oncelein, imprimeur-librairie, rue da Hurepoix, No. 17, 1801. Translated from the Italian into French by A. Sabatier de Castres (1742-1817). The engravings after Gravelot, Boucher, Eisen are slightly reduced copies of those in the Paris edition of 1757-61. Read More about Contes de J. Bocace; traduction nouvelle, augmentée de divers contes et nouvelles en vers...
Florence: Fratelli Alinari, 1909-1915. First edition thus. Read More about Il Decamerone di Messer Giobvanni Boccacio
Easthampton, Mass: Cheloniidae Press, 1988. Robinson, Alan James. From the edition of 107, this is A.[rtist P.[roof] I (with state proofs) signed by Alan James Robinson. One of 5 only for sale. ONE OF 5 COPIES. Read More about Atlantic Salmon. Salmo Salar … Essays by Stephen Bodio and Ted Williams
London: Printed for G. Robinson, No. 25, Paternoster Row, 1783. Second edition. The Spiritual History of Whipping. Second edition in English of this adaptation of Abbé Boileau's classic medical, theological and erotic study, HISTORIA FLAGELLANTIUM. first published in 1700. De Lolme's English version was first published in 1777, and again..... Read More about The History of the Flagellants: otherwise, of Religious Flagellations among different Nations,...
n.p: Delpech, n.d. Louis Leopold Boilly. A delightful caricature of five elderly men closely examining, with varying expressions, small items from a box in the foreground. A famous image. Boilly (1761-1845) was a long-lived and prolific painter and engraver, achieving particular reknown with the publication, in 1823, of “Grimaces”, a...... Read More about FINE HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPH, “LES ANTIQUAIRES”, signed in the plate “L. Boilly”
New York: January 4, 1947. A rare image of dancer/choreographer Todd Bolender (b. 1914), one of the icons of American dance history. There are no images at all of Bolender in the Library of Congress. Inscribed to Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Todd Bolender in Balanchine's THE FOUR TEMPERAMENTS
[Paris: Bison Ainé with stamp of Mon. Alph. Giroux below, n.d. ca. 1867]. [Marie] Rosa[lie] Bonheur (1822-99) known best for her pictures of animals. Read More about Carte de visite showing Bonheur leaning on a chair with hand on hip
New York: Chas. Magnus, nd (c.)1863. Read More about "Bonnie Blue Flag" with Seal of Maryland on right
New York: Covici, Friede Publishers, 1928. Bosschere, Jean de. Number 176 of 275 copies, each with a special frontispiece and signed by the author/illustrator. Read More about Marthe and the Madman. Translated from the French by Pierre Loving
[New York: March 24, 1938]. Van Vechten, Carl. Reproduced in Mauriber's PORTRAITS (1978). Read More about Portrait photograph of Margaret Bourke-White
Lawrence, MA: 1935 (Printed c. 1998). Number 15 of 250 prints. Bourke-White's striking image of man and machine, reminiscent of her earlier work in the Soviet Union, was published in a FORTUNE story on the Lawrence, Massachusetts textile industry. Read More about American Wollen Co
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1942. Bourke-White, Margaret. First Edition, review copy with folio letter from The Inner Sanctum of S & S Pub, date June 29, 1942. Read More about Shooting the Russian War. Written and Photographed by …
[Lahore: ca. 1865]. Bourne cat. # 2126. British-born Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) photographed the landscape and architecture of India and the Himalayan region from 1863-1870. "[R]ecognized as an important landscape photographer, Bourne entered a partnership with Charles Shepherd" and "became a leading supplier of Indian views" (Pare, PHOTOGRAPHY AND ARCHITECTURE, p...... Read More about Sir Robert Montgomery's Camel Carriage in Government House, Lahore [pencil caption
[Darjeeling: 1869]. Bourne cat. # 1904. Four upper-class Booteas, Tibetan-speaking inhabitants of Nepal.British-born Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) photographed the landscape and architecture of India and the Himalayan region from 1863-1870. "[R]ecognized as an important landscape photographer, Bourne entered a partnership with Charles Shepherd" and "became a leading supplier of Indian views"..... Read More about “Group of Booteas” [pencil caption
[India: ca. 1865]. Bourne cat. #2065. British-born Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) photographed the landscape and architecture of India and the Himalayan region from 1863-1870. "[R]ecognized as an important landscape photographer, Bourne entered a partnership with Charles Shepherd" and "became a leading supplier of Indian views" (Pare, PHOTOGRAPHY AND ARCHITECTURE, p. 251)..... Read More about Mundapum, with facade of carved horses
[Tibet: ca. 1865]. Bourne cat. # 1132B. A striking group portrait of six Tibetans, including a seated priest reading and fingering prayer beads and a woman, with her back to the camera, displaying an elaborate headdress.British-born Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) photographed the landscape and architecture of India and the Himalayan region..... Read More about Tibetan natives [pencil caption
New York: McDowell, Obolensky, (1957). First English Language ediition. Printed in Switzerland. Read More about Yallah
London: S. Fores, Piccadilly, 1819-1820. Read More about 6 hand coloured Prints of Regency Boxers, depicting: Wm. Eales, James Ward, Jack Randall, E....
Guilford: Charles W.Traylen, nd. Signed by Laver ON COLOPHON PAGE. Boys, (1803-1874). Read More about Original Views of London As It Is, Drawn from Nature expressly for this work and lithographed by...