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Horae in Laudem Beatissime Virginis Marie. Secundum Consuetudinem Ecclesiae Parisiensis

Paris: Simon du Bois for Geoffrey Tory, 1527. Tory, Geoffrey. Octavo. 140ff. With twelve woodcut illustrations from thirteen blocks, Tory's "pot cassé" device on title page and colophon, and each page with a four-piece border in twenty-six distinct co…

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$37,500.00


Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, the Astronomer-Poet of Persia. Rendered in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with an Accompaniment of Drawings by Elihu Vedder by Khayyám, Omar

Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1884. Vedder, Elihu. First deluxe edition. One of 100 copies, printed on Japanese paper and signed by the artist, Elihu Vedder, on the limitation page. The fifty-seven Art-Nouveau illustrations, drawn in pencil, ink,…

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$15,000.00


Fahrenheit 451 by Bradbury, Ray

NY: Ballantine Books, 1953. Mugnaini, Joseph. First Edition, first hardbound trade issue. Laid in to this copy is Joseph Mugnaini's original preliminary cover art for the novel, which Bradbury personally owned. The watercolor and sketch work features the…

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$9,500.00


Original painting: "Sailor's Farewell," together with autograph book by Kent, Rockwell

1935. Kent, Rockwell. Measuring 13 by 9 1/4 inches, this watercolor bears Kent's signature along with the inscription, "to his friend Charly Mortensen, 1935." Mortensen was the telegraph operator aboard the Hans Egede, the ship on which Kent made two of …

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$45,000.00


The Eclectic Abecedarium by Gorey, Edward

Boston: Anne & David Bromer, 1983. Wilcox, Michael. (62)pp. First edition. From an edition of 400 copies signed by Gorey, this is one of 100 copies comprising the deluxe issue with the illustrations hand-colored by him. The text is an alphabet of short h…

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$6,500.00


Ugolino by Heaney, Seamus

Dublin: Andrew Carpenter, 1979. Le Brocquy, Louis. First edition. From an edition of 125, this is one of 30 copies issued in black morocco and offered for sale. Illustrated with two lithographs by Louis Le Brocquy. Signed by Heaney, Le Brocquy, Liam Mill…

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$11,500.00


Night Fall in the Ti-Tree by (Teague, Violet)

Melbourne: Sign of the Rabbit, 1905. Teague, Violet and Geraldine Rede. Small quarto. (32)pp. Extremely rare first edition. Illustrated with sixteen woodcut illustrations in the Japanese style, six of which are double-page spreads. All but four minor ill…

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$37,500.00


The Haggadah: A New Critical Edition with English Translation, Introduction, and Notes Literary, Historical, and Archaeological by Roth, Cecil (ed.)

London: Soncino Press, 1930. Rutherston, Albert. Small quarto. xl, (3), 209pp. One of nine copies printed on Roman Vellum, signed by the editor, Cecil Roth, and the illustrator, Albert Rutherston. With fourteen full-page stencilled illustrations, plus se…

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$37,500.00


The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast by Roscoe, William

(Watertown, MA): Anne and David Bromer, 1977. Kunikata-Cockram, Midori. (24)pp. The text is printed on Japanese paper with ornamentation in green. Wood engravings by Sarah Chamberlain, as her first miniature book commission. This is the first miniature b…

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$2,750.00


Lincoln's Gettysburg Speech. Together with: two TLs from Bernhardt Wall to Natalie Williams and a copy of the Kingsport Press Addresses of Abraham Lincoln

Sierra Madre, CA: Bernhardt Wall, 1946. 34pp. Number one of 200 copies, signed by Wall, who etched the entirety of this book, including the text and illustrations, and printed and bound the edition. The book is printed in several colors of ink on a varie…

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$2,500.00


Winnie-the-Pooh by Milne, A. A

London: Methuen, 1926. Shepard, Ernest H.. First edition. One of 350 copies printed on handmade paper and signed by A.A. Milne and Ernest H. Shepard. With all of the well-known and well-loved illustrations and a fold-out map of Pooh and Christopher Robin…

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$16,500.00


Autograph Manuscript, Signed: "Does No One but Me at All Ever Feel This Way in the Least? by Frost, Robert

1952. Holograph manuscript on two leaves of white wove, three-holed, loose-leaf paper measuring 9 1/2 by 6 inches. At the bottom of the second leaf, in Frost's hand, the work is inscribed "Robert to Fred" (i.e. Frederick B. Adams, Jr.). A life-long bibli…

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$9,500.00


North of Boston by Frost, Robert

London: David Nutt, 1914. First edition. From an edition of 1,000 copies, this is one of 200 in the sixth binding state. This was one of two binding states that were done by the Dunster House Bookshop in 1923 in Cambridge, MA when the remaining first edi…

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$6,500.00


Autograph letter, signed. Together with: The Allahakbarries C. C. by Barrie, J. M

1950. (1)ff. autograph letter, dated July 25th, 1934. A letter from J. M. Barrie to William Maldon "Bill" Woodfull, the Australian cricketer who captained both the Victoria and Australia cricket teams. Barrie comments on the fourth game of the 1934 Ashes…

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$1,350.00


Architectural picture alphabet

Vienna: J. de Pian and L. Müller, 1842. Pian, Jean Baptiste de. Folio. (26)ff. Twenty-six color lithographs after Jean Baptiste de Pian, printed and finished by hand by the noted Viennese lithographers Leopold Müller, Johann Höfelich, and M. R. …

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$15,000.00


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