London: S. and J. Fuller at the Temple of Fancy, 1810 [altered in manuscript to 1812]. The author... Read More about A Practical Essay on Flower Painting in Water Colours
Fine illustrated books including first editions of well known children's books both American and British, color plates books and photobooks.
Reynaldo Luza (1893-1978), pre-eminent fashion artist, was born in Lima, Peru. He began training as an architect at the University of Louvain, Belgium, but returned to Peru at the outbreak of World War I, where he changed his studies from architecture to art. In 1918 he came to the United..... Read More about 28 Photographs of Reynaldo Luza, his studio and others
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: 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...
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
New York: The Covill& Adams Company, 1896. First American edition Printed in London. Read More about Instantaneous Photography
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...
[New York, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1945]. First edition. Unrecorded. Preface states: "The following are the condensed notes of the series of lectures given by Ansel Adams at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and in St. Louis, Missouri. These notes are transmitted to class members..... Read More about ANSEL ADAMS PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE: Notes of Lectures Given at the Museum of Modern Art, New York/...
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
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: The Scovill & Adams Company. Read More about The American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times for 1893
A charming Charles Addams watercolor featuring baffled archaeologists gazing at a zippered mummy. “Addams specialized in a bizarre brand of comedy founded on the inexplicable in nature and the antisocial in humanity… Although he sold cartoons to many magazines during the 1930s and 1940s, Addams is most closely associated with..... Read More about Ink & Watercolor on paper. Archaeologists with zippered mummy