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Virginibus Puerisque: An Essay in Four Parts

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Aurora, NY, Roycroft Shop: 1903

Seller ID: 019178

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's red limp suede binding. 5 1/2" x 7 7/8." Seventy-eight pages, complete. Pink cloth paste-downs on insides of covers. Gilt lettering and impressed decoration on front cover. Very clean copy. Minimal wear on covers. Pages are very clean and intact except for very slight browning on the edges. First few pages (blank) are loose. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was an acclaimed British novelist, essayist, poet, and travel writer. He i... View more info

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Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain

By: Street, George Edmund

Price: $37.50

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1914

Seller ID: 015812

Condition: Very Good


2 volume set. Publisher's green cloth binding with embossed design on front and gilt lettering on spine. Rubbing, chip on back cover of 2nd volume. Shadows on fly-leaves. Vol. 1 - 356 pages. Vol. 2 - 352 pages with appendix and index. Numerous illustrations and ground plans. George Edmund Street (1824-1881) was an English architect, one of the leading practitioners of the Victorian Gothic Revival. This book is the result of a trip to study and draw Gothic architecture in... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - "The Finest of French Cafes, Grand Hotel, Paris, France."

By: Strohmeyer, Henry A.; Underwood, Bert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Strohmeyer and Wyman; Underwood and Underwood: 1894

Seller ID: 019370

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original stereocard on beige board. Board measures 7" x 3 1/2"; photograph measures 6" x 3 1/4." A clean copy. Photograph shows an ornate dining room at the Parisian Grand Hotel with chandeliers, mirrors, and numerous empty chairs and tables. Title is printed below the right image (and on the back of the board in six different languages). "Series 1894, by Bert Underwood." is also printed under the right image. "Strohmeyer & Wyman, Publis... View more info

The Etchings of Piranesi

By: Sturgis, Russell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Frederick Kepel & Co.: 1905

Seller ID: 14116

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


54 pages; illustrations; gray paper wrapper (3 1/4 x 5 3/4 inch). Giambattista Piranesi (1720-1778) lived in Rome and created etchings dealing with the classical world and Rome and its environs. Has examples of his etchings included in the illustrations with a brief biography. Very good clean copy. View more info

Practical Hand Book for Millwrights. Describing the Practical Planning and Arrangement of Mill Building; Strength of Materials; Modulus of Elasticity; Moment of Inertia; Shafting' Journal Bearings; Couplings; Horsepower to be Transmitted by Shafting' Alignment and Leveling of Shafting; Pulley Location; Key Fitting; Set Screws; Belts and Belting; Wire Rope Transmission; Gear Wheels; Electrical Installation and All Subjects Directly Connected with the Installation of Mill Machinery; Etc.

By: Swingle, Calvin F. M.E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago IL, Frederick J. Drake & Co.: 1913

Seller ID: 017191

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine and illustrations of gears in white on front cover. 5 1/4 X 7 3/4 inches. 432 pages with 2 pages of index of tables and 12 pages of index. Copy has 222 black and white illustrations and 4 black and white photographs. Copy also has 40 tables. Head and tail are bumped as are the corners. Small worn spot on back cover. Page 218 & page on inside front cover have a soiled spot on bottom of page. All others are ... View more info

Notes on Toulouse-Lautrec and His Lithographs

By: Symons, Arthur

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Far Gallery: 1962

Seller ID: 5708

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


One of 2000 copies reprinted from the Print-Collector's Quarterly of December, 1922. 24 pages, reproductions of 11 lithographs, printed wrapper, 7 x 5". "Lautrec had a devil in him" which led him to distort image after image and create masterpieces. View more info

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Grecian Masterpieces

By: Taft, Lorado

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Mentor Association: 1915

Seller ID: 015985

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"The Mentor" Vol. 2, No. 22, published January 1, 1915. Serial no. 74. Stapled cardstock covered periodical with elaborate decoration on front cover, rubbing on edges and corners. "The Mentor" was a periodical issued semi-monthly by the Mentor Association, Inc. Each issue would include one article about an interesting topic in history, science, art, literature, nature or travel. It would also include a few separate photogravures relating to the topic. Thi... View more info

Baja California Woodcuts, With Notes by the Artist (and an) Introduction by Robert Hilton Simmons

By: Taylor, Edgar Dorsey

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Plantin Press: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018928

Condition: As New


Publisher's cream color cloth binding, with red lettering and cover ilustration. 50 striking black and white woodcuts with accompanying text, complete. 540 copies printed. In acetate dust wrapper, as issued. 7 1/2 x 9 inches, oblong. View more info

On the Genius of George Cruikshank by William Makepeace Thackeray, Reprinted Verbatim from "The Westminster Review"; Edited with a Prefatory Note on Thackeray as an Artist and Art-Critic by W. E. Church

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $47.50

Publisher: George Redway. 1884. London.: 1884

Seller ID: 3156

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Wrappers. Rebacked with new spine and original wrappers laid down. Book plate on front end papers. With upwards of forty illustrations including all the original woodcuts and a new portrait of Cruikshank etched by F. W. Pailthorpe. Frontispiece. Tha ckeray painted many paintings but then realized his real artistic ability was with his pen and ink. Pamphlet also contains a list of articles from the Westminster Review. View more info

Paul Thiem Und Seine Kunst; Ein Beitrag Zur Deutung Des Problems: Deutsche Phantastik Und Deutscher Naturalismus

By: Thode, Henry

Price: $37.50

Publisher: G. Grote'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung. 1921. Berlin.: 1921

Seller ID: 1996

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth backed illustrated boards. Illustrations. Contents: Der Kunstler; Der Dichter, Denker Und Musiker; Der Maler. View more info

What Did Gutenberg Invent?

By: Thompson, John S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, A. R. Tommasini: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019474

Condition: Collectible-Fine


No. 130 of 500 copies. No. 13 in A. R. Tommasini's Christmas Keepsakes series. Original publisher's white boards. 3 5/8" x 5 1/4." Twenty-one pages, complete. Gilt lettering and illustrated side portrait of Johannes Gutenberg on the front board. Original white card with a red illustrated side portrait of Gutenberg: "This booklet comes to you with Holiday Greetings from A. R. 'Tommy' Tommasini." Pages are clean; binding is tight. Very tiny, faint s... View more info

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Original Comic Strip Art - Don Tobin. The Little Woman. October 16, 1983.

By: Tobin, Don

Price: $50.00

Publisher: King Features Syndicate: 1969

Seller ID: 020548

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original hand-drawn and engraved comic strip art by Don Tobin for the comic strip, The Little Woman. "Don Tobin" in black ink at the top of the panel; is possibly a printed signature because there is a purple stamp on the back that says, "Engraved by CP, Sep 19, 1969." Original black ink on white paper with white pigment for original corrections and editing. Caption handwritten in pencil. Original sticker on the side of the panel says, "[Copyright... View more info

The Japanese Touch to American Bouquet

By: Togo, Akemi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1935

Seller ID: 015835

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


A collection of 13 folders in a textured cardstock portfolio with black ribbon closure, some discoloration and chipping of portfolio. Each folder explains and illustrates a principle of moribana, a style of Japanese flower arranging. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. View more info

Printers' Marks, Curious and Challenging

By: Tommasini, A. R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, A. R. Tommasini: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019472

Condition: Collectible-Fine


No. 479 of 800 copies. No. 20 in A. R. Tommasini's Christmas Keepsakes series. Original publisher's red cloth binding. 3 5/8" x 5 1/4." Thirty-seven pages, complete. Twenty-four plates, complete. Gilt fleur-de-lis decoration on front cover. Endpapers have red and white fleur-de-lis pattern. Colophon in back with information on the book's printing and the edition number. Original card laid-in with "ART" (A. R. Tommasini's initials) emblem: "Th... View more info

Original Ink Drawing, Inscribed by Artist

By: Trachte, Don

Price: $37.50

Seller ID: 015874

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


One sheet of paper with marker drawing of cartoon character Henry and his dog and the inscription "To Lori Bart From Henry and Don Trachte". Small spots on paper, not affecting drawing. Don Trachte (1915-2005) drew the Sunday version of the newspaper cartoon character "Henry" from 1948-1993. This character had been created in 1932 by Carl Thomas Anderson. View more info

Goya; A Study of his Portraits 1797-99

By: Trapier, Elizabeth Du Gue

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Hispanic Society of America, Trustees. 1955. New York.: 1955

Seller ID: 1964

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Illustrations. Born in 1746, Goya studied art in his birthplace of Aragon, journeyed to Italy and made Madrid his home. His paintings from this two-year period can be isolated because of their style, date or documentation. Some selected paint ings are: The Duchess of Alba; Bernardo Iriarte; General Urrutia; Manuel Lapena, Marquis of Bondad Real; Charles IV, King of Spain; etc. View more info

Three Centuries of Landscape Drawing; Exhibition Held in August Through October 1940

By: Trivas, N. S., Curator of Art

Price: $20.00

Publisher: E. B. Crocker Art Gallery. 1941. Sacramento, California.: 1941

Seller ID: 1970

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Wrappers. Illustrations. Illustrations include: H. Muehlich "Judgment of Paris"; Jan de Cock "Flight Into Egypt"; P. Potter, "Deer in Wood"; J. H. Fragonard "Park"; G. P. Pannini "Ruins of the Faustina Temple"; G. von Dillis "Landscape with Broo k"; etc. View more info

French Masters Rococo to Romanticism. An Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings & Prints.

By: UCLA Art Council

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, UCLA Art Council: 1961

Seller ID: 6298

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


72 page illustrated exhibition catalogue, one color illustration, the rest black and white, biographical notes on the artists, printed wrapper, 11 3/4 x 8 3/4". Very good, wrapper lightly soiled. Fragonard, Pater, Coypel, Chardin, Prud'hon, Gericault, and others. View more info

Original Portrait Photograph - Fritz Reiner

By: Underwood and Underwood Studios

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Underwood and Underwood Studios: 1922

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019164

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Black and white portrait photograph of Fritz Reiner. He is shown seated facing viewers with light shining on him from his right. Dated December 1922. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2." Reiner inscribed a date and signature, "Fritz Reiner, Columbus, Dec. 1922," on his right hand in ink pen. On the front, there is an imprint from the photography studio, Underwood & Underwood Studios, which was based in New York. On the back, one of the stamps from the studio says, "... View more info

Architecture Toscane Ou Palais, Maisons Et Autres Edifices De La Toscane Mesures Et Dessines Par A. Grandjean De Montigny Et A. Famin Architectes.; The Library of Architectural Documents Volume I

By: Van Pelt, John V.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Pencil Points Press, Inc. 1923. New York.: 1923

Seller ID: 2024

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth backed boards. Illustrations. From the book: "This reprint of 'Architecture Toscane' is the first book in 'The Library of Architectural Documents'. Here all of the one hundred ten plates of the original edition, first published in Paris in 181 5, are reproduced with the greatest care and faithfulness." The table of architects and their works have been reproduced in English. View more info