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Dice: Deception, Fate and Rotten Luck

By: Jay, Ricky

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, The Quantuck Lane Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020201

Condition: As New


Original publisher's black cloth binding and black dust wrapper with a reprinted color photograph of celluloid dice on the front panel. 8 3/8" x 8." Sixty-three pages, complete. Reprinted color photographs, complete. Gilt lettering on spine. Dust wrapper not price-clipped. Pages and covers are pristine and intact. Binding is tight. The only signs of damage are two vertical fold lines on the back free endpaper. Both the book and dust wrapper are As New. This book is a 1st edition and 1st printing as evidenced by the number "1" printed on the copyright page. This is bo... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed and Signed Bookplate - Tudor Jenks

By: Jenks, Tudor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1900

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019568

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Letter handwritten in purple ink on beige paper (one page) and Tudor Jenks bookplate with his signature in purple ink. Letter is written on St. Nicholas Magazine stationery and is datelined July 13, 1900 in New York. Letter measures 5" x 8 1/8"; bookplate measures 2 1/4" x 3 3/4." The bookplate features a design by George Wharton Edwards with the Latin motto, "Audax et Cautus" ["Bold and Wary"]. The letter reads: "Dear Madam: I send you my bookplate with great pleasure. It was drawn by Geo. Wharton Edwards. Very sincerely yours, Tudor Jenks." Addr... View more info

In Appreciation: A Keepsake for Craftsmen

By: John DePol et al.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, 1969

Inscription: Inscribed by Designer

Seller ID: 020463

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's red wrapper. 5 1/4" x 8 1/4." Twenty-nine unnumbered pages, complete. Twenty multicolored wood engravings, complete. Pages are pristine and intact. Covers are very clean and intact but have very slight sunning or fading along the top edge and spine. Inscription in black ink on front flyleaf, which is likely from the pamphlet's designer, A. Burton Carnes (A.B.C.), of the A.B.C. Press: "To Enid Eder Perkins, from A.B.C." Colophon in front: "This Keepsake is a portfolio of 20 selected wood engravings from one hundred and fifty illustrations by the c... View more info

Pontypool and Usk Japanned Wares : with the Early History of the Iron and Tinplate Industries at Pontypool

By: John, W. D., And Anne Simcox

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Newport Mon England, The Ceramic Book Company: 1966

Seller ID: 14760

Condition: Collectible-Fine


1000 copies printed. xi, 88 pages; illustrations; index; red cloth binding (10 x 12 1/2 inch). An account of the stove japanning industry of Pontypool of England from 1720 to 1860 when electro-plating ended the process. Fine clean copy. View more info

Original Autographed Letter Signed. "Charles H. Joy"

By: Joy, Charles H.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 018364

Condition: Fine


Original autographed letter signed by Charles H. Joy to C. W. Lewis. Paris. 1888. 2 pages. 4 3/4 X 7 1/2 inches. Charles H. Joy (d. circa 1892) was a wealthy Boston art collector. C.W. Lewis, to whom this letter is written, was a scholar who studied the life of Daniel Webster (1782-1852) and published at least two pamphlets on him. In the letter Joy tells Lewis that he has a "portrait" after first Mrs. Daniel Webster (nee Fletcher) and that he will show it to Lewis when he returns from Paris to Boston. The painting to which Joy refers is by the artist Charles Harding. Letter has been f... View more info

Political Cartoons and Caricatures: From the Collection of Michael Alexander Kahn

By: Kahn, Michael Alexander; Robb, Jenny E.; The Grolier Club

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Grolier Club: 2007

Seller ID: 021311

Condition: As New


Original publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt decoration on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. 6 1/4" x 9 3/8." Sixty-two pages, complete. Illustrations in black and white and color, complete. Front colophon: "Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Grolier Club, March 21-May 25, 2007. Curated by Michael Alexander Kahn and Jenny E. Robb. Design and Typography by Jerry Kelly." Invitation card for the invitation laid in. The card designates the show dates (which differ from the dates published in the book) as March 22-May 25, 2007; the gallery hours from 10am-5pm... View more info

Tommy's Thirty

By: Kane, Frank (Editor; Introduction)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Francisco, A. R. Tommasini: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019451

Condition: Collectible-Fine


No. 160 of 950 copies. No. 30 in A. R. Tommasini's Christmas Keepsakes series. Original publisher's blue pebble cloth binding. Pages are clean; binding is tight. A beautiful, pristine book. Gilt lettering on front cover. Yellow and blue patterned endpapers. 3 5/8" x 5 1/4." Sixty-two pages, complete. A list of Tommy's Thirty Keepsakes and a colophon about the printing details and edition number in the back. Black and white reprinted photographs, complete. Card with gilt number "30" laid-in: "This little book, number thirty, and the last in a series of Christmas ke... View more info

Two Original Photographs Showing Home Construction By F.H. Keiser Company, General Contractors, Pottstown, Pa.

By: Keiser, F.H.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Pottstown, Pa., Santangelo:

Seller ID: 6468

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Two photos, 9 1/2 x 7 3/4" images, on 11 1/2 x 13 1/2" mounts, undated (1920s?), by Santangelo photographers, showing construction of a block of homes. Nine identical houses in various stages of completion, with numerous workmen, piles of lumber, dirt, and unpaved streets. Images are very good, mounts are edge worn and spotted. View more info

Flowers from Medieval History

By: Kellog, Minnie D.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Paul Elder and Company: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019000

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's dark red cloth with gilt lettering In uncommon dust wrapper, with some slight chipping at spine extremities. An art history tour of pre-World War I Europe. Lettering dulled. First few leaves with dampstain in upper margin, but not affecting text. An unworn copy. Printed by John Henry Nash at the Tomoye Press. Copyright in 1910 but published in 1911, according to the colophon. Tipped in photo illustrations, complete. 5 x 7 inches. 145 pages, including index, plus colophon. View more info

The Town of The Beautiful River.

By: Kellogg, E. R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, U. P. James; Booksellers: 1915

Seller ID: 017840

Condition: Fine


Original brown paper with black lettering on front cover. 6 1/2 X 4 3/4 inches. 65 pages. Text on the left side page, illustrations on the right side. 29 illustrations of Cincinnati. Hurley (1869-1950) was a Ohio native. This copy contains several of his etchings of Ohio. E. R. Kellogg has added text. Paper on front cover has a slight tear on the upper edge. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is good. View more info

Harbor Gallery Presents Rockwell Kent: Prints, Drawings and Watercolors. Reception: Wednesday, October 10, 1984, 4:00-7:00 P.M.

By: Kent, Rockwell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harbor Gallery: 1984

Seller ID: 12480

Condition: Collectible-Fine


[13] pages; illustrations, 2 inserts of additional items (32 items); stiff paper wrapper (5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch) with illustration on the cover. Listing of 76 drawings and prints of Rockwell Kent. Includes the mailing envelope to "Robert Young, Jr. of Sacramento, Ca". Introduction by Dan Burne Jones (one page). In fine condition. View more info

World-Famous Paintings

By: Kent, Rockwell (editor)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Wise & Co.: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015999

Condition: Very Good


Brown fabricoid binding with embossed lettering and design, color reproduction of portion of "Portrait of Charles I" by Anthony Van Dyck on front cover. Minor rubbing on edges. Rockwell Kent illustrations on front and back endpapers. Dimensions 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches. 100 color plates of famous European and American paintings from the 15th to the early 20th century, with notes by Rockwell Kent (1882-1971), an influential American painter, illustrator and printer. A lovely volume in very good condition. View more info

The Life and Works of Baldassare Peruzzi of Siena

By: Kent, William Winthrop

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Architectural Book Publishing Co. Inc. (1925). New York.: 1925

Seller ID: 1976

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Cloth. Illustrated dust wrapper. Illustrations. Dust wrapper has small tears top and bottom edges. Slight browning to end papers. From the Preface: "Keen critics have praised Peruzzi's designs in architecture, painting and engi neerin g." Long an admirer of Peruzzi's works, the author reviews the artist's life; book also has illustrations of his many buildings and paintings. View more info

Charles Meryon : A Biographical Sketch

By: Keppel, Frederick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Frederick Keppel & Co.:

Seller ID: 14117

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900. 37 pages; illustrations; tan paper wrapper (3 1/4 x 5 3/4 inch). Evidence of a fold on the back side and chips missing on the lower spine. Charles Meryon (1821-1868) was a French engraver with great talent, but died poor in a madhouse. He was best known for his engravings of Paris before the City was remodeled with wide Boulevards and grand trees. Very good clean copy. View more info

Sir Seymour Haden, Painter-Etcher

By: Keppel, Frederick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Frederick Keppel & Co.:

Seller ID: 14120

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900. 24 pages; illustrations; dark gray paper wrapper (3 1/4 x 5 3/4 inch). Sir Seymour Haden (1818- 1910) was the leading painter-etcher in Great Britain during the 19th century. He published writings and was a landscaper-etcher of Royal note knighted by Queen Victoria. Haden was founder and first President of Royal Society of Painter-Etchers. Very good clean copy. View more info

One Day with Whistler

By: Keppel, Frederick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Frederick Keppel & Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 14147

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"Reprinted from 'The Reader' of January 1904."23 pages; facsimile; green paper wrapper (3 1/2 x 5 3/4 inch). An account of the activity between Frederick Keppel (art dealer) and Whistler before the artist's death. Very good clean copy. View more info

The National Gallery; One Hundred Plates in Colour, Volumes I and II. T.Leman Hare, General Editor

By: Konody, Paul G., Maurice W. Brockwell and F. W. Lippmann

Price: $100.00

Publisher: T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd. (Circa 1910). London.: 1910

Seller ID: 2014

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Two volumes. Cloth. Illustrations. The National Gallery has one of the world's great public collections of art. Volume I discusses The Italian, The Flemish and the German Schools. Volume II discusses The Late Flemish and the Late Dutch Schools and T he Spanish, The French and The British Schools. View more info

Autograph Letter Signed - Charles M. Kurtz

By: Kurtz, Charles M.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1892

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019390

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Letter handwritten on beige card in black ink. Datelined March 26, 1892 in New York. 5" x 4." Two pages. Signed in intials, "C. M. K." Card, handwriting, and signature are very clean and intact. Charles M. Kurtz (1853-1909) was an American art critic, writer, and museum curator. Beginning in 1891, he served as one of Halsey Ives's assistants in the Fine Arts Department at Chicago's Columbian Exposition. In this letter to his wife, Judy, Kurtz writes about being unexpectedly called back to Chicago from New York to meet with the Congressional Committee. He also talks abo... View more info

Autograph letter signed: Jacques de Lalaing

By: Lalaing, Jaacques de

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 018862

Condition: Fine


No date, but circa 1914. Two pages. Lalaing (1858-1917) was a British born Belgian painter and sculptor. The letter, in black ink, is written to Oliver Bainbridge, an English lecturer, author and explorer. Bainbridge has sent Lalaing a copy of a book that he has written ("The Lessons of Anglo-American Century" pub. 1914). Lalaing was the artist who did the frontispiece for the book. View more info

The Path of Vision; Fifteen Paintings with Commentaries by Bessie Mona Lasky

By: Lasky, Bessie Mona

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Dryden Press. 1945. New York.: 1945

Seller ID: 2022

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth backed paper over boards. Illustrations. Edge of paper at cloth has small piece missing on front and back covers. In the Foreword the author notes that her art "is an attempt at the fusion of three arts: music provides the inspiration, pai nti ng the vision, and poetry the comment". View more info