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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.
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Morgan Hall, Fairford, Gloucestershire: Nov 25, 1905 & March 10, 1906.
n.p. Edwin A. Abbey Sketchbook. Extracts from an early Edwin Abbey sketchbook, containing 19 pencil sketches signed by Abbey. Some are rudimentary sketches of trees and shrubs, others detailed, complete drawings of landscapes and houses This album was given to Abbey Thom Kissel from his grand-uncle Alden Freeman, in appreciation...
Cambridge: Printed at the Riverside Press for Private Distribution, [October], 1897. First edition, number 41 of 100 copies. RARE — One of 100 Copies.
1761. An invoice for whitening, ceiling repair, spotting, mending an oven; docketed for Mr. Waine's account on verso.
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...
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1830. "Neue, unveränderte Ausgabe". Third (revised) edition (first published 1802 and 1817). The Father of Acoustics. Ernst Florens Friedrich Chladni (1756-1827) was a German physicist, amateur musician and instrument maker. Fascinated by the phenomenon of sound, Chladni estimated the speed of sound and is now famous.....
New York: April 23, 1948. A fine and rare image (there are none of her in the Library of Congress) of one of the the great American ballerinas. Adams danced major roles in works by some of the century's greatest choreographers, including George Balanchine, Anthony Tudor, and Jerome Robbins. Later...
[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.....
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. First edition. Inscribed. Inscribed to author Nathaniel Benchley and his wife, “For Marg and Nathaniel with love, Chas Addams, New York, 1960.” Addams designed the jacket to Benchley’s children’s book The Visitors (1965).
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957. First edition. Inscribed with Drawing of Pugsley. With a full-page pen drawing on the fly leaf of Pugsley with a pet lizard, inscribed to author Nathaniel Benchley, “For Nat, Chas Addams, 1957.” Addams designed the jacket to Benchley’s children’s book The Visitors (1965).....
London: Barnett & Foster, . First edition.
London: published for I. Flaxman Junr. by J. Matthews No. 44 Strand, Januray 12, 1795. Flaxman, John. First edition.
Atlanta, GA: Conference on Education and Race Relations, n.d. [ca.1936]. The songs were selected from the anthology "Southland Spirituals" (Rodeheave Hall-Mack Co, 1936). Inserted in this copy is a program from the American Friendship Candle Light Service, February 9, 1941, from the Grace Universalist Church (Franklin, Massachussetts), and a few...
N. P: n.d. [1970's]. Each drawing showing a view of a small farm of an African-American family, probably southern. The first showing a woman in apron and cap churning butter on the porch,h talking to a young boy in a baseball cap while on the front steps a young girl.....
New York: March 22, 1955.
Paris: Marcel Seheur, 1933. Number 684. INSCRIBED BY ARTIST. The artsist was Jewish, Ukrainian 1894-1962). The book is inscribed to the Weslers by the artist in 1950.
London & Paris: Rossange, Barthes and Lowell; Audot, Éditeur, 1829-1834.
Palm Desert, CA: Desert Magazine, 1960. Second printing.
V.p: 1889-90. Record of a Hunting Trip to Alaska, 1889-1890. Album of drawings and photographs by an accomplished amateur artist, Thomas Gilbert Bowick, during a hunting trip in Oregon and Alaska with his brother John Robie Bowick in 1889 and 1890. The brothers, apparently of English extraction, were part owners...
[Alaska]: c. 1905. A collection of photos including images of the U.S. Revenue Cutter (USRC) Manning and her crew. Designed as a cruising cutter for the Revenue Cutter Service, the Manning was commissioned on 8 January, 1898. After service with the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War, the Manning returned...
1843. Rare - the plate for this print remained private and was never used for a published edition.
China: Ca. first half of 19th century. Album of 34 Original Chinese Watercolors. A very interesting and engaging collection of genre scenes. The trees, rocks, and landscapes are particularly well rendered, and the figures are full of life. The pictures in many such albums often follow a sequence of events...
[Berlin, Charlottenburg]: [c.1908]. Includes dated drawings of on the Spree River, as seen from the gardens behind the Fredericks Palace, Berlin (May 20, 1908) and King William's Hunting lodge in Grunwald (May 21, 1908), as well as statues, landscapes, and architecture in Charlottenburg and Grunwald.