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1 Wagner, Richard Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods (Ring of the Nieblung)
London/New York Heinemann/Doubleday Page & Co 1911 Limited Numbered Signed Edition Hardcover Good Quarto Arthur Rackham Signed by the Artist
181pp. Original pictorial vellum gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. First Edition. Limited Edition, No. 605 of 1150 copies. Signed by Rackham at the limitation statement, as issued.30 mounted color plates. Upper left corner is bruised, wrinkled, silk ties missing. Mottling to the extremities, foxing to the endpapers. One page with a color plate is loose. The plates are strikingly beautiful!! A remarkable work. 
Price: 400.00 USD
 
 
2 Milton, John Comus
London Heinemann 1921 Limited Signed Numbered Edition Hardcover Very Good Quarto Arthur Rackham Signed by the Artist
76pgs. frontispiece. illustrated blue and white endpapers. Half-title, gilt decorated boards. 24 exquisite mounted coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations. Original vellum-backed pictorial paper boards gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut. This edition is a limited edition, number 43 of 550 copies signed by the artist. There is darkening to the covers, toning to the spine.The corner tips show minor wear. Internally clean, unmarked. A wonderful edition of this classic story of virtue vs. desire. 
Price: 650.00 USD
 
 
3 Rackham, Arthur Some British Ballads
London Constable & Co. 1919 Limited Numbered Signed Edition Hardcover Very Good Quarto Arthur Rackham Signed by the Artist
170pp. Half-title, gilt decorated boards. 16 mounted coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations. Original vellum-backed pictorial paper boards gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut. This edition is a limited edition, number 246 of 575 copies signed by the artist. The endpapers show offsetting, the vellum spine is toned. The corners are lightly bumped. 
Price: 750.00 USD
 
 
4 Swinburne, Algernon Charles The Springtide of Life Poems of Childhood
London William Heinemann 1918 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good- Quarto Arthur Rackham Signed by Illustrator
133 pp. Quarter vellum with gilt design, lettering and rules on boards and spine. # 563 of limited edition of 765 SIGNED by illustrator Arthur Rackham on limitations page. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Nine tipped-in color plates with captioned tissue guards, plus numerous black and white Rackham illustrations throughout. Delicate green design of baby under rose vine on endpapers. Spine is darkened with a couple of tiny flecks. Corners and spine ends bumped. Extremities rubbed and shallow dent on rear top edge. Sun toning around the edges of front and rear boards. Binding is tight. Free endpapers and half-title are heavily foxed. Text block is very good: tight and clean throughout except for tan stains on pp. vi-ix which do not affect legibility (most not touching text). Overall an appealing copy of this special edition. 
Price: 700.00 USD
 
 
5 Lamb, Charles & Mary Tales From Shakespeare
London/New York J. M. Dent & Co./E. P. Dutton & Co. 1909 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good- Thick Quarto Arthur Rackham Signed by Illustrator
304 pp. #20 of limited large paper edition of 750 SIGNED by illustrator Arthur Rackham. White buckram with gilt design and lettering on front and spine. 13 tipped-in color plates (includig frontispiece with tissue guard). The plate at p. 16 is an extra plate included only in this limited edition. Many black and white illustration throughout. Top edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Oval gilt designs on endpapers. All red silk closing ties present and secure. Light general soiling to boards; spine is darkened but lettering plainly legible. Overall condition is very good except that the endpapers are stained with ink smears that appear to have been diluted and spread (one stain on rear pastedown is 1" by 4"); stains do not affect the text block nor the overall appearance of the volume. Binding is tight; corners lightly bumped. Text block is tight and clean throughout. 
Price: 950.00 USD
 
 
6 Evans, C. S. (re-teller) Cinderella
London/Philadelphia William Heinemann/J. B. Lippincott Co. 1919 Hardcover Very Good Quarto Arthur Rackham Signed by Illustrator
110 pp. Original quarter vellum with gilt stamped illustration and lettering on front and spine. #235 of limited Edition de Luxe of 850 SIGNED by illustrator Arthur Rackham. Top edge gilt, others unevenly trimmed. One of 325 of this limited edition printed on Japanese vellum paper. Frontispiece color illustration by Rackham with protective tissue guard present. Endpapers are bright green with white dancing figures in silhouette. Black and white Rackham silhouette illustrations throughout, some accented with rich pink, blue, gold and orange. Binding is tight. Spine darkened. Corners are square; boards have light soiling and shelf wear, but gilt is clear and bright. Text block is tight and clean throughout. Printed paragraph about Rackham's illustration art pasted on ffep. Scarce copy of this beautiful classic. 
Price: 1400.00 USD
 
 
7 Shakespeare, William A Midsummer-Night's Dream
London/New York William Heinemann/Doubleday Page & Co. 1908 Hardcover Good+ Quarto Arthur Rackham Signed by Illustrator
134 pp. Original full vellum with gilt stamped illustration and lettering on front and spine. #293 of limited edition of 1000 SIGNED by illustrator Arthur Rackham. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 40 color illustrations by Rackham with protective, captioned tissue guards all present. Many black and white Rackham illustrations also. Silk ribbon closing ties present. Binding is tight. Spine darkened and foxed with all letters but one clearly legible. Corners are square; boards have soiling and foxing, but illustration and lettering on front are bright. Text block is tight and clean with only a rare spot of foxing; four leaves have a small moisture stain in margin not affecting text.. Color illustrations are bright and clear. 
Price: 1250.00 USD
 
 
8 Jones, V. S. Vernon (trans) Aesop's Fables
London/New York William Heinemann/Doubleday Page & Co. 1912 Hardcover Very Good Quarto Arthur Rackham Signed by Illustrator
224 pp. White buckram with gilt stamped illustration and lettering on front and spine. #48 of limited edition of 1450 SIGNEDby illustrator Arthur Rackham. First edition of this translation with introduction by G. K. Chesterton. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 13 color illustrations by Rackham with protective, captioned tissue guards all present. Over 50 black and white Rackham illustrations also. Laid in flyer for exhibition of Rackham's original watercolors to be held at Leicester Galleries, London, November 16, 1912. Binding is tight. Spine darkened, rear board has light stain on top left corner, corners slightly bumped and soiling. Very light soiling around edges of front board; gilt is bright and clean. Endpapers foxed and toned. Text block is tight and clean throughout with only insignificant foxing on a few scattered pages. Color illustrations are bright and clear. Overall a very handsome copy of this treasured classic. 
Price: 1100.00 USD
 
 
9 Van Winkle, Daniel History of the Municipalities of Hudson County New Jersey 1630-1923 (3 Volumes complete)
New York Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc. 1924 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Quarto 
3 volume set (complete). 3/4 pebbled black cloth over green cloth with frontispieces and many full-page plates of portraits of subjects of biographical sketches. In near fine condition but for insignificant specks and light smudges on cloth; otherwise, clean, square and tight throughout. A comprehensive compendium of local history and biographies. One of the standard references. 
Price: 275.00 USD
 
 
10 Brandt, Bill London in the Thirties: Bill Brandt
London The Gordon Fraser Gallery, Ltd. 1983 860920712 1st Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good 8 1/2 " x 9 3/4" Signed By the Author
96pp, black paper covers, white titles on spine and front cover. SIGNED by author. Slight foxing inside front cover. Black and white photo by Brandt centered on front cover. Blurb on back in white on contents of book and Brandt's career. Pages are clean and bright, unmarked. 96 black and white photo plates, each a full page. Book is signed by Brandt, dated December 19, 1983 - the day of his death. Includes a laid-in, handwritten note on stationery, detailing the sad coincidence of the book having been signed on the day of his death. Remarkable association copy of this book. Brandt was a giant of 20th century photography in England and London in the Thirties. Contains numerous examples of the work that made his name. 
Price: 500.00 USD
 
 
11 Friedlander, Lee Like a One-Eyed Cat Photographs 1956-1987
Harry N. Abrams/Seattle Art Museum 1989 First Edition Fine Very Good Signed by Author
117pp, yellow cloth boards with titles on spine in silver. 153 plates in tritone. Spine straight, binding tight. Minor rubbing to lower extremities due to shelfwear. Pages bright and clean, unmarked, with sharp corners and very faint age toning . Matte silver jacket with titles on spine and front cover in black and white. Black white image by Friedlander takes up half or more of front cover. Two small closed tears at top of front jacket, near spine. Back cover features and black and white landscape photo by Friedlander and a blurb from John Szarkowkski, Director of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art. Rubbing along back crease of spine and in a separate 6-7" line parallel to spine. Friedlander was a leading photographer working in the tradition pioneered by figures like Walker Evans and Robert Frank. This monograph covers three decades of his most influential, significant work. 
Price: 250.00 USD
 
 
12 Ramsey, Jr., Frederic Been Here and Gone
New Brunswick Rutgers University Press 1969 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good - 8vo 9 1/2" x 6 1/2" Signed and Dated By the Author
177pp, dark blue/gray cloth boards, titles on spine in white. Pages clean and unmarked, black and white photographs throughout. Dust jacket features white titles and a blurb in black on a green background. Black and white photo of a man in overalls, a t-shirt with a hole in the sleeve and a hat, playing guitar beneath a tree. Well-protected in mylar sleeve, with clean, bright colors and photo. Jacket has a chip at top of image on front, and creases for another 2" along from there. Minor rubbing near front lower corner. A few faint scratches at irregular intervals on cover. Signed and dated by Ramsey, on front free endpaper. Ramsey traveled the south with tape recording equipment, documenting the roots of American jazz. He spoke with the men and women responsible for work songs, spirituals, blues and jazz to shed light on the most American art form's origins. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 


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