1936. III/XII. for the album of the Gravure Originale Belge. Read More about Wood engraving: "Baigneuses"
Rare books, prints and original works of art in the fields of performing arts, book illustration, gastronomy, decorative arts, and architecture. Featured works include original watercolors by Ludwig Bemelmans and works by the great masters of the Golden Age of book illustration. Also specializing in art works from America, Britain, France, and Japan.
The Arts Club of Chicago, 1965. With Drawing, Inscribed by the Artist. Inscribed on front free-endpaper with a drawing of a comical monster wearing a hat, saying: "To Elaine? yes Alechinsky," and dated "NY 4 7 65." This pamphlet served as a museum catalogue for a 1965 of Alechinsky's work... Read More about Pierre Alechinsky
Alexander (1767-1816) was particularly noted for his pencil and watercolor portraits of Chinese people, of which this frontal bust drawing is a fine, typical example. Many of these derive from his lengthy stay in Peking, beginning in 1792; on his return to London he became a professor of art, and... Read More about Chinese Woman: a pencil portrait
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc, . First edition, Number 57 of 150 copies, signed by the Author. Read More about Frederic Remington and the Spanish-American War
N.p: n.d. [c. 1910?]. Read More about Cartoon drawing of mother and small boy bawling
Nuremberg: Abr. Wagenman, 1617. First edition thus. Hoe copy. Described as "Editio II," this is actually an enlarged edition of a work original published in 1597, documenting prize medals made for students of the Altdorf academy in Nuremberg. "The most remarkable example of [emblems and numismatics coming together] is the... Read More about Emblemata anniversaria Academiae Noribergensis, quae est Altorffii ... opus philologicum
New York: American Biscuit and Mfg. Co. West St. from Bethune to 12th St, before 1898. American Biscuit was formed in 1889-90 by Adolphus Green and in 1898 it was amalgamated into N.B.C. Read More about Chromolithographic Broadside "Polly , want a cracker?"
N. P. [American]: ca. 1850's. Read More about A fine example of the American cut-out showing a young girl, seated, sipping from a bowl with a...
New York: Anson D. F. Randolph [John A. Gray, Printer and Stereotyper], 1857. First edition. Handcolored Plates. Read More about Leaf and Flower Pictures, and How to Make Them
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1957. First Edition. A most important study of Pre-Columbian art from Mexico written by a pioneer of aesthetic appreciation of ancient Native American art. Read More about Indian Art of Mexico & Central America
N.p., [Watertown or Woburn, Mass.]: n.d. [ca 1731]. Fascinating early colonial American manuscript book of tunes, with family provenance suggesting connections to Watertown and Woburn, Mass.The manuscript is a compilation of psalm and hymn tunes, with some material deriving from the two American tune books published in the 1720s. There..... Read More about American Manuscript Tune Book, 1731/2
This fine illustration was done for "The Express Messenger", the employee magazine of American Railway Express, precursor to American Express. Read More about "The Express Messenger, November 1926." Portrait of a Pilgrim in Profile carrying a...
New York: October 29, 1930. ‘Skittles and Beer’. A sincere letter a man considered one of the most versatile actors of his day that opens with the mention of a recent illness (Mann died less than a year later from cancer) and touches on his early days acting alongside actors... Read More about Typed letter signed "Louis Mann" (to Seymour Halpern) in response to Halpern's inquiry...
Philadelphia and Baltimore: Frederick Turner and various publishers for most, J. Robinson, Circulating Library and John H. Gihon, 1833-1841, Turner plays undated. Containing: "Fra-Diavolo, or the Inn of Terracina. A Comic Opera. Composed by Auber. Written and the Music adapted by Rophino Lacy." [Turner]; "Songs, Duets, Glees, Recitatives, &c, &c..... Read More about A volume of 10 bound plays, all but two from the Turner Dramatic Library, described as...
Ashby-De-La-Zouch; (Vols. XXII & XXIII) Ipswich: S.H. Cowell, 1855-1889. “The object of the Society is to delineate remains of Antiquity; e.g. ancient Ecclesiastical, Military, and Domestic Edifices, Sepulchral Monuments, Fonts, Brasses, Stained Glass, Tiles, Armour, Dress, Jewellry, Plate Embroidery, Furniture, Carvings, Illuminstions of ancient MSS, Copies of rare Prints, Portraits..... Read More about Anastatic Drawing Society, for the years 1855-57, and 1860. The Ilam Anastatic Drawing Society,...
New York: [May 5, 1939]. Dame Judith Anderson as Mother Mary. Read More about Portrait photograph of Judith Anderson as Mary in "Family Portrait"
New York: [May 12, 1951]. Read More about Portrait photograph of Judith Anderson as Medea
New York: [May 5, 1939]. Read More about Portrait photograph of Judith Anderson as Mother Mary in "Family Portrait"
New York: [May 5, 1939]. Inscribed by Dame Judith Anderson to Mauriber on the image. Read More about Portrait photograph of Judith Anderson as Mother Mary in "Family Portrait"
New York: January 14, 1940. Superb, large portrait of the singer, taken a year after the famous incident in 1939 when she was banned by the Daughters of the American Revolution from singing at concert in Constitution Hall (prompting Eleanor Roosevelt's resignation from the DAR). Her popularity soared all the... Read More about Portrait photograph of Marian Anderson
Washington, D.C: Anderson House, 1939. First edition. Read More about Key Largo. A Play in Prologue and Two Acts
New York: Abbeville, 1988. First edtion. Read More about The Art of Florence
New York: Crown Publishers, . Doahanos, Steven. First edition. Read More about Natures Ways. How Nature takes care of its own
No. 26 of 100 copies. Read More about Angling print: “Hen & Cockfish”
probably Dutch: mid 18th century. 18th Century Silver Flexible Fish. A charming and curious work. The sole-like fish, its body engraved and chased, is hinged at the head, which opens to reveal a perfume container; the tail, indecipherably hallmarked, is composed of six jointed segments, giving it a naturalistic flexibility... Read More about Silver perfume holder in the form of a fanciful fish with red stone eyes and articulated tail