New York: February 14, 1962. Variant of the portrait published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten... Read More about Portrait photograph of Lotte Lenya
Fine illustrated books including first editions of well known children's books both American and British, color plates books and photobooks.
Although printed in 1785, the introductory matter was destroyed by fire, and Ritson abandoned the completion of it. The sheets eventually fell into the hands of Triphook, who issued it thus, with a new title page, preface, and, according to him a portrait by "Mrs. Park of Hampstead" - which..... Read More about
s.l: s.n, 1945. One of 15 Hors Commerce copies from an edtion of 215. Thirty-one erotic illustrations each of which is accompanied by a four line poem. Read More about 31 Devises à l'usage des grands
London: Published at the Punch Office, 85, Fleet Street, 1847. Leech, John. First edition. Read More about The Comic History of England
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 and Evans, 1847; 1848; . First editions. A fine and attractive set. Read More about The Comic History of England [with:] The Comic History of Rome
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 Original pen, ink and pencil drawing, 8-3/4 by 5-3/4 inches, mounted to 10 by 7 1/2 inch leaf,...
[New York: October, 1957]. Rare Berenice Abbott Portraits of Djuna Barnes. Rare images of Barnes in middle-age, taken by her friend Berenice Abbott at her studio in New York. These images remained unpublished and largely unseen until they were included in Hank O'Neal's 1990 memoir of his relationship with Barnes..... Read More about Group of 14 photographic snapshots of Djuna Barnes
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
Boston: Lothrop Publishing Co, nd. Read More about The ABC Surprises
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 hereat Vol..... 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...
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
San Francisco: Sierra Club, . First edition. Read More about These We Inherit. The Parklands of America
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1979. First trade edition. A marvellous group of photographs of the area long associated with Ansel Adams - Yosemite"During his lifetime Adams was arguably the world's most famous photographer, with reproductions of his works hanging everywhere from college dorm rooms to museum galleries the world..... Read More about Yosemite and the Range of Light
Cincinnati, Ohio: Strobridge & Co, 1871. First edition. "In 1871, his Chronological Chart of Ancient, Modern and Biblical History was published by Strobridge & Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, the premier publisher of American commercial art. The technique of chromolithography offered the emerging middle class affordable color reproductions and, in this case, made lessons of history..... Read More about Chronological Chart of Ancient, Modern and Biblical History. Synchronized by Sebastian C. Adams....
np: 1952. Eisenhower's Vicuña Coat Man. Read More about Autograph Note Signed to LIFE photographer ALFRED EISENSTAEDT, "For Alfred Eisenstaedt with...
Lippincott. London: Heinemann, nd c. 1912. Read More about A Book of Beggars
New York: The Scovill & Adams Company, 1893 & 1894. First edition. The Seventh and Eighth Volumes in the series. Read More about The American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times. Almanac for 1893 & 1894
[New York]: 27 October 1954. Addams to a Little Admirer. The great American cartoonist of the macabre writes:“Dear Robert, Thanks for your very kind letter. I’m glad that you like my pictures and I will try to do more of them. They’re all so special, that it isn’t easy to..... Read More about Autograph Letter, Signed (Chas Addams), to Robert Black (sic Block