Fine illustrated books including first editions of well known children's books both American and British, color plates books and photobooks.
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London: Published at the Punch Office, 85, Fleet Street, 1847. Leech, John. First edition. Read More about The Comic History of England
London: George Bell & Sons, York Street, Covent Garden, 1869. Cruikshank, George. New edition. Inscribed "To Chas. Kent Esquire with the best regards of George Cruikshank July 4, 1870." opposite engraved title. Read More about George Cruikshank's Table Book
London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., 10, Bouverie Street, nd. Cruikshank, George. Read More about The Comic Blackstone
London: Bradbury & Evans. 11, Bouverie, . Leech, John. First Edition with the original parts bound in at back, with ads. With inserted ads as per Abbey. Read More about The Comic History of Rome
London: Published at the Punch Office, 85, Fleet Street, 1847. Leech, John. First edition. PRINTED WRAPPERS BOUND IN. Read More about The Comic History of England
London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co, nd. Early Editions. A fine and attractive set. Read More about The Comic History of England [with] The Comic History of Rome
Morgan Hall, Fairford, Gloucestershire: Nov 25, 1905 & March 10, 1906. Read More about Two Autograph Letters, Signed, One to Miss Luff (autograph request)and another to Mr. Harris...
Abbey, Edwin Austin. Abbey was a prominent American illustrator, noted for his period drawings for Harper's and numerous literary volumes in the style of Hugh Thomson. "He was an important link with American drawing for British artists and was influential in introducing the taste for 18th century subjects and themes"..... Read More about "Kitchen of the 'Mortal Man' ", signed "E. A. Abbey" lower left
Written by Robert Herrick, The Cavalier Poet. His Cavalier Give me that man, that dares bestride The active sea-horse & with pride, Through that huge field of waters ride: Who, with his looks too, can appease The ruffling winds and raging seas, In the midst of all their outrages. This..... Read More about Ink and Wash "Give me that man, that dares bestride" from Selections from The...
Blanchard, ME: 1977. Abbott writes to Edna Bennett, sending seasons greetings and always suggesting that Bennett come to visit her in Maine, and to bring a copy of Abbott's book Greenwich Village: Today and Yesterday (Harper & Brothers, 1949), but Bennett cannot find an affordable copy. Edna Bennett (1910-1981) was..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed, and Two Autograph Notes, signed, to Edna Bennett
[c. 1982]. Numbered lower left #50/100. Signed by the photographer lower right in pencil. Photographed in Berenice Abbott's Paris studio, the iconic image of Joyce wearing a hat. According to Abbott, who relied on natural light for her Paris portraits of the 1920s, Joyce wore the hat because of the..... Read More about James Joyce [Paris, 1928
New York: Underwood & Underwood, ca. [1920?]. Signed by the famous Congregationalist minister who took over Henry Ward Beecher’s congregation: “Yours sincerely / Lyman Abbott.” Provenance: C.N. Thomas of Underwood and Underwood. Read More about Photographic portrait of Abbott, seated at his desk
London: John Murray, 1845. First Edition. Signed by the authoress. Read More about Recollections of the Emperor Napoleon, during the First Three Years of His Captivity on the...
New York: The Covill& Adams Company, 1896. First American edition Printed in London. Read More about Instantaneous Photography
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1930. First Edition. Read More about George Eastman
London: Rudolf Ackermann, 1815. First Edition. A classic book justly famous for its magnificent plates. The plates in this copy are good strong impressions, with intense color. 1,000 copies were printed and issued in 20 monthly parts, appearing first in May 1814. The portraits of Founders were printed separately to..... Read More about A History of the University of Cambridge, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings
London: Rudolf Ackermann, 1814. First edition. Fine Early Copy of Ackermann's Oxford. An early copy. The list of plates in vol. I is the first state (it does not list the portraits of Founders; this copy does not include the Founders). Plate 1, vol.1, is mislabeled “History of Cambridge” and..... Read More about A History of the University of Oxford, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings
London: Ackermann, 1816. First Edition, First Issue (paper watermarked 1816). This folio forms part of one of Ackermann’s larger, though not so successful projects, his History of the Colleges. Ford in his book on Ackermann notes that William Combe wrote the text for this, as well as five other schools..... Read More about History of the Merchant Taylors' School
Londres: Lo Publica R. Ackermann en su Repositorio de Artes Numero 101, Strand. Impreso por J. Moyes, Grenville Street, Londres, 1825 & 1826. These two volumes are all that were done by Ackermann. Volume II has issues 9 & 10 of Tomo II in some copies but not here at..... Read More about Museo universal de Ciencias y Artes. Año Primeo. Cuatro Trimestres de Julio y Octubre de 824,...
London: R[udolph] Ackermann, 101, Strand, c. 1813. First Edition. Read More about "The Upholsterer's Repository/ Published by R. Ackermann's, 101, Strand,/ Price £1. 4s, in...
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1974. Adams, Ansel. Deluxe issue, no. 400 of 500 (of 1000 total) copies signed by Ansel Adams and with additional silver print signed by Adams on the mount. Signed, with an Original Print. The deluxe issue of this elegantly produced volume presenting some of the..... Read More about Images
San Francisco: The American Trust Company, (1954). First Edition. Read More about The Pageant of History and the Panorama of today in Northern California...with Text by Nancy Newhall