New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. Parrish, Maxfield. First edition. A lavishly illustrated work, characteristic of Parrish’s style... Read More about The Knave of Hearts
Fine illustrated books including first editions of well known children's books both American and British, color plates books and photobooks.
Liverpool: Printed for the Author by G.F. Harris’ Widow and Brothers, 1816. First edition. Among the earliest books with colored plates of flies. “One of the text books of the fly-fisher.” (Westwood & Satchell). Read More about The Fly Fisher’s Guide
London: Country Life Ltd, 1930. First edition, Number Fourteen of 200 copies, signed by the Author and Illustrator. Read More about Broncho
N.p: n.d. [1900s]. Read More about Portrait of Horse "Tobbey."
Paris: H. Delloye et Victor Lecou, Éditeurs, Rue des Filles-Saint-Thomas, 13, place de la Course, 1838. First Illustrated edition, first printing, with all first printing points as enumerated by Carteret. A Classic of French Illustration. First illustrated edition of Balzac’s renowned 1831 novel, his first major commercial success, lavishly produced..... Read More about La Peau de Chagrin. Études sociales
Boston: Hardy, Pratt & Co, 1899. Édition Grand Format. HAND-COLORED PLATES. Read More about The Village Rector
Tallulah Bankhead Praises Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. The actress writes, “To Alfred--Many thanks for your understanding and human traits / Bless you, Tallulah”. Tallulah Bankhead (1903-1968) was a more than competent actress (she won the Drama Critics award for her performances in The Little Foxes (1939), and The Skin of Our..... Read More about Autograph Note Signed to Alfred Eisenstaedt, n.p., n.d
Paris: F. Ferroud, 1904. First edition with these illustrations, ONE OF 400 COPIES, this unnumbered copy marked 'Réservé' and INSCRIBED BY THE PUBLISHER ("souvenir de bonne confraternité"). Twenty Princesses in Verse and Drawing. Banville's exquisite sonnet-portraits of the languid beauties are perfectly complemented by the delicate and lush eroticism of..... Read More about Les Princesses
Haarlem: The Pleiad, 1927. First edition thus. Number 388 of 550 copies. Designed by Frederic Warde & Printed by Jon Enschedé. Read More about Fantasio. A Comedy in Two Acts. Translated by Maurice Baring
London: H. & C. Barnard, 129, Oxford St, 1867. Read More about The People of Paris
London: Wm. S. Orr and Co., Amen Corner, Paternoster Row, 1855. First edition in Book Form; published in parts the previous year. Ruari McLean, Victorian Book Design & Colour Printing, p.192: "On only one plate, no.4, with twenty five panels showing harmonious arrangments of colour, does there appear to be..... Read More about The Theory and Practice of Landscape Painting in Water Colours
October 20, 1937. Barnes, Albert C(oombs): Pharmaceutical manufacturer and art collector. He obtained a medical degree and later studied in Germany. In 1902 he made a fortune with his invention of the antiseptic Argyrol. After building a mansion in Merion, Pa., in 1905, he began to collect art seriously, amassing..... Read More about Portait photograph of Albert C. Barnes
Washington, D.C: General Printing Office, 1875. Second Issue (Vol. III, 1 first edition). Read More about The Medical and Surgical History of the War of Rebellion (1861-1865
Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1864. Fourth edition, with half-title. Read More about Chimie photographique: contenant les éléments de chimie expliqués par Des manipulations...
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1908. Rackham, Arthur. First Rackham edition, later issue dated 1908. Read More about Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens
London: George Virtue, 1840. First edition, state A of volume II with Contents list numbered. Originally published in 30 parts without text, and appearing here for the first time in expanded book form, this is a beautiful series of views, showing principal cities and scenic views, engraved from drawings Bartlett..... Read More about American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature
London: Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co. [R. Clay, Printer. Bread Street Hill], 1853. First edition. Engravings by Bartlett (1809-1854), as superb as those for his famous AMERICAN SCENERY (1840). Read More about The Pilgrim Fathers; or, The Founders of New England in the Reign of James the First
[N.p., New York: n.d.]. Distinguished portrait of the great financier and statesman Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965), head of Woodrow Wilson’s War Industries Board during World War I and long an eminence grise in American economic policy. Read More about Portrait Photograph, Signed (“Bernard M Baruch”), of the American Financier
New Haven: Officina Bodoni for Yale University, 1967. First Edition, one of 300 copies. Read More about To Colour Thought
New Haven: Officina Bodoni for Yale University, 1967. First edition, no. 3 of 10 copies. ONE OF 10 COPIES. Inscribed on the colophon page to James Tanis and with calligraphed card laid in "For James Tanis, with apprecition from the Graphic Arts Collection. Yale University Library" Read More about “To Colour Thought”
Paris: Edward W. Titus, 1928. No. 221 of 800 copies. Scott Cunningham’s Copy. Scott Cunningham (1956-1993) was the author of many books about Wicca, and is recognized as one of the most influential authors in the field of natural magic. Read More about Little Poems in Prose. Translated by Aleister Crowley …
London: George Baxter 11 & 12 Northmapton Square, March 1, 1854. Read More about The Day Before Marriage after a painting by Fanny Corbaux
London: Leonard Smithers, 1898. No. 22 of 1000 copies on Art Paper. Beardsley's Last Book. Beardsley had intended a series of 24 drawings for Jonson's Venetian comedy, but died before completing it, at the age of 26. Read More about Volpone: or The Foxe. With a critical essay on the author by Vincent O'Sullivan together with an...
New York: John Lane, 1898. Beardsley, Aubrey. First Beardsley Edition, copy #393 of 1000 for England and America. Beardsley's Volpone. One of Beardsley's consummate works, published here for the first time after his death. Ross's warm appreciation of Beardsley is an essential piece of Beardsleyana. Read More about Volpone: or the Foxe...A New Edition. With a Critical Essay by Vincent O'Sullivan...Together with...
London: Dent, 1927. Beardsley, Aubrey. Third Edition, one of 1600 copies. Read More about The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur, of His Noble Knights of the Round Table … Le Morte...
London: Dent, 1909. Beardsley, Aubrey. Second edition, first one-volume edition, one of 1500. Beardsley's Malory. Second edition — with ten additional chapter headings not contained in the 1893-84 first — of the celebrated Beardsley classic, his first major work. Read More about The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur, of His Noble Knights of the Round Table, Their...