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Connected Poems Semantic Etchings

By: Lattanzi, Alessandro und Luciano

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Galway, Ireland / Homborg, Germany, Kinvara Press / Edition Monika Beck: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 017057

Condition: As New


Individual sheets laid in to publisher's original unprinted clamshell box. Each sheet 12 1/2 x 16 inches. Consists of: Title page signed by both Lattanzi's and printers. Printed letter from Nan Freeman to Luciano Lattanzi complimenting him on his son Alessandro's poetry (in English). Four leaves containing 15 poems by Alessandro. (In English). Sixteen original etchings by Luciano Lattanzi, each numbeedr 58 of 120 copies, signed by him and dated (19)84. The etchings are 5 x 8 inches on the 12 1/2 x 16 sheets. Complete. Biographical page of both author and artist In German and Italian) Coliophon... View more info

Monumental Inscriptions of the British West Indies. From the Earliest Date, with Genealogical and Historical Annotations, from Original Local, and Other Sources, Illustrative of the Histories and Genealogies of the Seventeenth Century, the Calendars of State Papers, Peerages and Baronetages : With Engravings of the Arms of the Principal Families, Chiefly Collected on the Spot.

By: Lawrence-Archer, Captain J.H.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: London, England, Chatto and Windus Duffield and Company: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12932

Condition: Collectible-Fine


xii, 442 pages; illustrations; index; green cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Broken into sections on Jamaica; Barbados; Antigua; St. Christopher, Nevis, and Anguilla; British Guiana; and other colonies in the West Indies. Fine clean copy. View more info

The Book of Ballads

By: Leach, MacEdward (Editor)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, The Limited Editions Club: 1967

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller ID: 020415

Condition: Fine


Limited edition. No. 247 of 1500 copies signed by the illustrator. Printed for members of The Limited Editions Club. Original publisher's red boards backed with green cloth in a gray slipcase. Book measures 6 7/8" x 11." Slipcase measures 7" x 11 3/8." (i)-(xxiv) 1-215, complete. Thirty-six hand-colored woodcut illustrations by Fritz Kredel, complete. Includes an introduction by MacEdward Leach and glossary of terms in front. Appendix with notes and index in back. Publisher's promotional materials laid in. One of them, a one-page paper, summarizes the specifications ... View more info

Original Certificate - "Certificate of Award, California School of Fine Arts; This Is to Certify that S. Cheung Lee Has Been Awarded First Prize, Portrait Painting, 1922-1923"

By: Lee, S. Cheung (Lee, Chee Chin S. Cheung)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1923

Seller ID: 019199

Condition: Very Good


Original green certificate mounted on olive-brown board. Dated 1922-1923. Certificate measures 8" x 9 7/8"; board measures 10 3/4" x 13 1/4." Certificate printed in green ink on white paper. Certificate and board are very clean overall. Slight dampstaining on certificate's upper-left corner and top section of the board. Very light chipping on edges of the board. The title is printed in the center. Within the title, "S. Cheung Lee," "First Prize, Portrait Painting," and "1922-1923" are handwritten on the printed section of the certificate. The si... View more info

Pictures of Life & Character : From the Collection of Mr. Punch

By: Leech, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury and Evans: 1855

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016127

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Modern 3/4 leather binding, professionally done. Contemporary boards are scratched and chipped. Foxing throughout. Dimensions 18 x 12 1/2 inches. 96 pages with index, 5 to 8 comic illustrations with captions per page. John Leech (1817-1864) was an English illustrator and caricaturist. This volume is a collection of many of his satirical cartoons that first appeared in the popular humor magazine "Punch", which was published from 1841-1992. View more info

Original Wood-Cut Print : "American Currant"

By: Leighton, Clare

Price: $450.00

Seller ID: 14756

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Paper size 4 x 5 inches. Image 2 x 3 1/2. Shows clusters of graped and leaves on vines. Black and white. Signed, titled and numbered in Leighton hand at bottom of image. Number 10 of 30 copies (or X/XXX). A fine and rare image. Matted but not framed. View more info

Original Wood-Cut Print: "Wild Aven"

By: Leighton, Clare

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 14757

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Paper size 6 x 4 1/2 inches. Image size 4 1/4 x 3. Shows three flowers, leaves and stems. Black and white. Signed and titled in Leighton's hand at bottom of print. Not numbered. Matted but not framed. View more info

Kroch's Art Manual: An Annotated List of American and Foreign Books on Fine and Applied Art: Embracing Advertising Art, Anatomy, Applied Art, Architecture, Art History, Color Theory, Composition, Costume, Drawing, Embroidery, Illustration, Illustrated Books, Interior Decoration and Furniture, Lettering, Modeling and Sculpture, Oriental Art, Painting, Poster Art, Textiles and Rugs, Wood Cuts

By: Lemos, Pedro J. (Introduction)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Kroch's International Bookstore: 1922

Seller ID: 019443

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's blue wrapper. 6 1/2" x 6 1/2." Forty-eight pages, complete. Two pages of advertisements for Kroch's International Book Store in the back. A concise list of art books and informative resources on a variety of art disciplines and different types of art categorized by art movement and culture. A very clean and intact copy. View more info

How to Collect Old Furniture

By: Litchfield, Frederick

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, England, George Bell and Sons: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14190

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xiv, 169 pages; illustrations; notes, index; tan cloth binding with design on the cover, minor fading. Deals with furniture from the 16th century to the middle of the 19th century with illustrations and notes on construction and style. Very good clean copy. View more info

Camera Lenses: A Useful Handbook for Amateur and Professional Photographers

By: Lockett, Arthur

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Pitman Publishing Corporation: 1935

Seller ID: 020751

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored boards with an illustration on the front cover of a lake with a windmill and sun on the horizon. The title and an illustration of a camera lens are placed at the top. 4 3/4" x 7 1/8." 111 pages, complete. 100 black and white diagrams and illustrations, complete. Twenty-four additional pages of advertisements for other "technical" books in the back. Pages are very clean and intact. Covers are clean and intact overall. Front cover is slightly bumped at the top and at the upper-right corner. Spine has a some chipping. Back cover has slig... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed - Charles Lowes

By: Lowes, Charles

Price: $60.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 9604

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Autograph letter, front and back, signed (7 x 9 inch) in ink with letterhead 'The Studios, Chelsea Bridge Road, S.W.'. England, c.1890s. Charles Lowes (1843-1911) was an English sculptor who exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1872 through 1908. In his college days he was also an distinguished athlete (oarsman, runner, cyclist). The letter is addressed to Walter Rowlands (1855- ), an active author and editor during the period of 1880s-1920s in Boston and did a "Master Series" on artists. In the letter Lowes mentions that he is sending 2 photos of models of sculptures he is working on a... View more info

Castles of England and Wales

By: Macdonald, E. J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, Limited: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019221

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's blue cloth binding. 8" x 10 3/4." Ownership sticker with "Adeline Virginia Perry 1935" on front endpaper. 129 pages, complete. Sixteen illustrations in color, complete. Twenty illustrations in black and white, complete. Very clean and undamaged book with gilt lettering on the front cover and gilt lettering and decorations on the spine. This book provides an overview of thirty-six castles in England and Wales and the history behind them. View more info

Poster for the Societe Generale Pour La Victoire Du Droit.

By: Malherbe, William

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris, Devambez: 1918

Seller ID: 6620

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


17 1/4 x 11" color poster showing a defiant barefoot man wrapped in flowing cloth holding a spear, standing over a dead soldier. In the background the sun rises (or sets) behind a man plowing with a horse. Below is "Soucrivez au 4.e emprunt de la Defense Nationale". Light wear, some chipping of margins. Malherbe (1884-1951) was a master French artist. View more info

Whistler in Belgium and Holland; Whistler as a Critic of His Prints

By: Mansfield, Howard

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, M. Knoedler and Company, Incorporated: 0

Seller ID: 019962

Condition: Fine


Limited edition. No. 145 of 525 copies printed. Two volumes, as issued. Original publisher's gray boards backed with brown cloth. Both books have original glassine wrappers. No date, circa 1935. Each book measures 6 1/4" x 9 1/2." Slipcase measures 6 1/2" x 9 3/4." Whistler in Belgium and Holland: twenty-five pages, complete. Whistler as a Critic of His Prints: thirty-three pages, complete. Black and white illustrations, complete. Each book has gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Each book has a former ownership bookplate of Jessie H. Buchanan on front pastedow... View more info

A View of the Bridge Rialto at Venice; with the Delpheno Palace on the Right Hand, and the Winte Wharf on the Left.

By: Marieschi, Michele (Michiel)

Price: $375.00

Publisher: London, England, Robert Sayer: 0

Seller ID: 019896

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


A beautiful, original hand-colored copperplate engraving that shows a view of the Rialto Bridge, Wine Wharf, and Delpheno Palace in Venice, Italy. People are shown on various boats and gondolas, and a few can be seen in the buildings and walkways along the canal. The Rialto Bridge is the oldest of four bridges spanning the Grand Canal. It was originally built as a pontoon bridge, has undergone several reconstructions, and is now a major tourist attraction. No date, circa 1760. Paper measures 16" x 11 1/4"; printed area measures 16" x 10." This print is also a "vue d'o... View more info

On Printing in the Tradition

By: Marks, Lillian

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Sacramento, CA, California State Library Foundation: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019859

Condition: Fine


Limited edition. One of sixty copies. Original publisher's gray wrapper with staple binding. 5 1/2" x 8." Thirteen pages, complete. A pristine, fine copy with no damage or remainder marks. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Red woodcut on title page by Edgar Dorsey Taylor. An article by Lillian Marks that discusses the principles of proper typography, printmaking, and book design. Colophon on back: "250 copies were printed by Patrick Reagh on Mohawk Superfine Paper; 60 copies were printed on the Albion Hand Press at the California State Library in Sacramento." View more info

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Coy Mistress : a Group of Love Poems

By: Marvell, Andrew

Price: $37.50

Publisher: The Golden Eagle Press: 1946

Seller ID: 016501

Condition: Very Good


Rebound. 3/4 leather binding with marbled boards, moderate rubbing. 45 pages with 6 illustrations. Only 1960 copies originally printed. Andew Marvell (1621-1678) was an English poet and politician. "To his Coy Mistress" is probably his most famous poem. Kurt Roesch (1905-1984) was a German-American Abstract painter and etcher, who also taught painting at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. View more info

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Original Comic Strip Art - Dale McFeatters. Strictly Business. January 24, 1979.

By: McFeatters, Dale

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Field Enterprises, Incorporated: 1979

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 020546

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original hand-drawn comic strip art by Dale McFeatters for the comic strip, Strictly Business. Signed "Dale McFeatters" in black ink at the bottom of the panel. Also inscribed in black ink pen at the top on the panel is the following: "To John Norbitt -- Dale McFeatters." Original black ink on white paper. Original sticker on the panel has the following text: "[Copyright] Field Enterprises, Inc., 1979." January 24, 1979. 9" x 9 5/8." Art is very clean and intact with minimal age wear. This is a single-panel comic. The panel shows two women watching a ma... View more info

Waif Maid

By: McNeer, May

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020984

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's black cloth binding with an original tipped-in orange and black illustration on the front cover. 5 7/8" x 8 1/4." 212 pages, complete. Seven plates and several chapter illustrations, complete. The frontispiece is in color; the other illustrations are in black and white. "Pictures from Woodcuts by Lynd Ward" on title page. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. A Fine copy. May McNeer (1902-1994) was an American author and journalist. Many of her works were illustrated by her husband, Lynd Ward. Lynd Ward (1905-1985) was an ... View more info

Development of the United States Capital: Address Delivered in the Auditorium of the United States Chamber of Commerce Building, Washington, D.C. at Meetings Held to Discuss the Development of the National Capital, April 25-26, 1929 (71st Session, 1st Session, House Document No. 35)

By: Mellon, Andrew W.; Hoover, Herbert; Smoot, Reed; Elliott, Richard N.; Medary, Milton B.; Moore, Charles; Bennett, Edward H.; Atkins; L. E.; Cramton, Louis C.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020716

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and a gilt illustration of the U.S. Capitol with the Washington and Lincoln Monuments in the background on the front cover. 8 "x 11 1/4." Ninety-two pages, complete. Forty-seven black and white plates, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. Covers have slight damage in the form of small specks (possible rubbing). The following are the address speakers: Andrew W. Mellon, Herbert Hoover, Reed Smoot, Richard N. Elliott, Charles Moore, Edward H. Bennett, L. E. Atkins, and Louis C. Cramton. ... View more info