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Limited Edition Facsimile
Antonozzi, Leopardo.  De Caratteri. [Rome 1638]. Nieuwkoop: Miland Publishers, 1971. Oblong 4to. 57 pp.
$100.00

Literati of Antwerp Salute One of Their OwnPortrait after Peter Paul Rubens
Woodcut *&* Engraved Versions of the Plantin Device
Asterius, Episcopus Amasenus.  S. Asteri Episcopi amaseae homiliae Graecè & Latinè nunc primùm editae Philippo Rubenio interprete. Antverpiae: Ex Officina Plantiniana, apud viduam & filios Ioannis Moreti, 1615. 4to (24.13 cm, 9.5"). [6] ff., 284, pp., [2] ff.
$2000.00
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Limited to303 Copies
Babbott, Frank Lusk. The collection of...[,] 1854–1933. New York, 1934. 4to. Unpaginated.
$75.00

Milkmaids, Bathing Beauties, Muses, Etc.
Bamlach, Christian.  Pudelnakerd erotische Szenen aus der Gründerzeit. Dortmund: Harenberg, © 1981. 12mo (17.5 cm, 6.9"). 155, [5] pp.; illus.
$45.00
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Just a Bit HEAVY for Taking with You to“the New Barnes” . . .
Barnes, Albert C.  The art in painting. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., © 1937. 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.25"). xx, 522 pp.; illus.
$95.00
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With an Early Engraving of the Virgin of Guadalupe
*&* Commentary on It
Bartolache [y Diaz de Posada], Jose Ignacio.  Manifiesto satisfactorio anunciado en la Gazeta de Mexico (Tom. I nm. 53) Opusculo guadalupano. Mexico: Imp. por D. Felipe de Ziga y Ontiveros, 1790. 4to. [7] ff., 105, [1 (blank)], 16 pp., [6] ff., 3 plts.
$1500.00
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DetailedDETAILED!
Bergström, Ingvar.  Dutch still-life painting in the seventeenth century. New York: Thomas Yoseloff Inc., 1956. 8vo. xix, [1], 330 pp.; illus.
$285.00

Large Scale” in Several Respects . . .
62 Engravings & Bedford BoundWESTMINSTER ABBEY

A Classic of English Antiquarianism, Illustration,   
& Book-Making
 
 
Brayley, Edward Wedlake.  The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster: Including notices and biographical memoirs of the abbots and deans of that foundation. London: J.P. Neale for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, 1818–23. Folio (37.9 cm, 14.9"). 2 vols. I: [18], 227, [19], 72, [10] pp.; 13 plts. II: [2], 304, [40] pp.; 49 plts.
$2250.00
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(Cassatt, Mary).  Hale, Nancy. Mary Cassatt. Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1975.
$15.00

With BOTH the Author's & the Subject'sSignatures
Cecil, Richard.  Memoirs ofJohn Bacon, esq. R.A. with reflections drawn from a review of his moral and religious character. London: Pr. for F. & C. Rivington by R. Noble, 1801. 8vo (17.5 cm, 6.9"). Frontis., iv, 118, [2 (1 adv.)] pp.
$1800.00
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(Ceramics).  Litchfield, Frederick. Pottery and porcelain: A guide to collectors. New York: M. Barrows and Company, [1950]. Folio. Illus.
$40.00

— KENNETH CLARK —

Clark, Kenneth. The other half: A self-portrait. London: John Murray, 1977. Dust jacket in good condition, very slightly crumpled at top of spine.
$17.50   (6472)

(Clark, Kenneth). Secrest, Meryle. Kenneth Clark: A biography. New York: Fromm International, 1986. Paperback, in fine condition, inscribed by author. With photographs.
$7.50   (6473)


Capturing an AgeOne Biography at a Time
[Clarke].  The Georgian era: Memoirs of the most eminent persons, who have flourished in Great Britain, from the accession of George the First to the demise of George the Fourth. London: Vizetelly, Branston, & Co., 1832–34. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.65"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., 582 pp.; 12 plts. II: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. III: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. IV: Frontis., 588 pp.
$450.00
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REACTIONARY!
Craven, Thomas. Modern art: The men, the movements, the meaning. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1934. 8vo. Frontis., xxii, 378 pp.; illus.
$12.00

STUMPED & the KITTENS Are Everywhere” One of 26 Special Copies
Davidson, Michael.  Two views of pears. Berkeley, CA: Sand Dollar, 1973. 8vo (20.1 cm, 7.9"). [10] ff.
$80.00
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Hague & Gill BibliographyObserving Eric Gill's Centenary”
Davis, James.  Printed by Hague and Gill a checklist prepared in conjunction with the exhibit A Responsible Workman observing Eric Gill's centenary. [Los Angeles]: Regents of the University of California, © 1982. 8vo. [2], 48, [2] pp.; illus.
$20.00
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ArtArtistsWitAllegoryProsePoetry
Doni, Anton Francesco.  La zvcca del Doni, Fiorentino. Divisa in cinqve libri di gran valore ... In Venetia: Appresso F. Rampazetto, ad instantia di G.B. & M., Sessa fratelli, 1565. 8vo (15.5 cm, 6.25"). [8], 316 ff.
$850.00
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The Art of the Printed Book
Duncan, Harry.  Doors of perception: essays in book typography. Austin, TX: W. Thomas Taylor, 1983. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.2"). [2], 99, [3] pp.
$150.00
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An Artist's View of theEarly Development of American Art
Dunlap, William.  History of the rise and progress of the arts of design in the United States. New York: George P. Scott & Co., 1834. 8vo (24.6 cm, 9.7"). 2 vols. I: 435, [1] pp.; 1 facs. II: viii, 480 pp.
$450.00
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To Toiling Millions, Whose Means are Small, Yet Whose
Desires are Great to Possess a Home . . .”
Dwyer, Charles P.  Economic cottage builder: or, Cottages for men of small means. Buffalo: Wanzer, McKim & Co., 1856. 8vo (23.3 cm, 9.125"). [2], 127, [1] pp.; 32 plts.
$350.00
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ALL the ACTUAL PRINTER'S BLOCKS for the *47* Illustrations
        of Zoeth Skinner Eldredge'sThe Beginnings of San Francisco
Francis, Walter, illus., et al.  For Eldredge's The beginnings of San Francisco, the 47 California-themed printing blocks used to produce the volume’s illustrations. San Francisco: Pr. John C. Rankin Company (New York), 1912. 37 half-tone plates (on copper), 10 zinc cuts, all on their wood blocks; plus 3 additional plates on copper and another zinc cut, similarly mounted.
$2500.00
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GiltMOSAIC Binding
[Gavard, Charles].  Souvenir d'une promenade a Versailles. Paris: au Bureau des Galeries Historiques de Versailles, [ca. 1850–55]. Folio (36.5 cm; 14.5"). [6] ff., 50 leaves of plates.
$600.00
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Frescoes forWestminster Palace
Great Britain.  Commissioners on the Fine Arts. Report of the Commissioners on the Fine Arts, with appendices; and a critical introduction. By command of Her Majesty. London: James Gilbert, 1842. 8vo (20 cm, 7.875" ). x, 37, [1] pp.
$150.00

How Much Were theTownley Marbles Worth?
Great Britain.  Parliament. House of Commons.  Report from the committee to whom the petition of the trustees of the British Museum, respecting the late Mr. Townley’s collection of ancient sculptured marbles, was referred. [London, 1805]. Folio (32.5 cm, 12.75"). 8 pp.
$250.00
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A QUITELuxurious & Useful Production
Jacquemart, Albert.  Histoire de la céramique. Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1873. 4to (26.5 cm, 10.43"). [2] ff., 750, [2] pp. 12 pls.
$425.00
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One Year's Worth ofWell-Spent Half Hours
Knight, Charles.  Half-hours with the best authors. [London: Charles Knight, 1847–48]. 8vo (22.8 cm, 9"). 4 vols. in 2. I: Frontis., engr. t.-p., [2], 312 pp., frontis., engr. t.-p., [2], 312 pp. II: Frontis., engr. t.-p., [iii]–iv, 312 pp., frontis., engr. t.-p., [iii]–iv, 316 pp.
$175.00
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158 (Religious) Images fromTWO Fantastic Designers
Koch, Rudolf, & Fritz Kredel.  Christian symbols. San Francisco: Arion Press, 1996. 4to (28.6 cm, 11.25"). [9], 158, [5] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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H.P. KRAUS CATALOGUES

Kraus, H.P., bookseller, New York. Arts: Art, Architecture, Archaeology, Festivities, Music, Drama, Film. New York: H.P. Kraus, (19--). 4to.
$7.50


Kraus, H.P., bookseller, New York. 19th Century Photographs, including Daguerrotypes, Civil War Photographs, Early American Views, Technology, French Portrait Photographs, etc. New York: H.P. Kraus, [1977]. 4to.
$20.00

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Ancient Dress.  51 Copper-Engraved Plates.
Lens, André Corneille.  Le costume ou essai sur les habillements et les usages de plusieurs peuples de l’antiquité, prouvé par les monuments. Liege: Aux dépens de l’auteur, chez J.F. Bassompierre, 1776. 4to (24.9 cm, 9.8"). xxxi, [1], 411, [1] pp.; 51 plts
$1750.00
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Lindsay, Jack. Turner: The man and his art. London, Toronto, Sydney, New York: Granada Publishing Limited, 1985. 8vo. 179 pp.; illus.
$30.00


“The First Public Manifestation” of theLiverpool First Edition Club
Signed by Eric Gill
Liverpool First Edition Club.  Catalogue of the first exhibition by members of finely printed books from modern presses May 12–24, 1930 with a foreword by Eric Gill. Liverpool: The Basnett Gallery (pr. at the Fanfare Press), 1930. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). 31, [1] pp.
$100.00
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37 Examples ofCurwen Papers, Plus Notes & History
McKitterick, David; Paul Nash.  A new specimen book of Curwen pattern papers. Andoversford, Gloucestershire: Whittington Press, 1987. 8vo (27.5 cm, 10.8"). xii, 105, [3] pp.; 4 double-sided plts. (some col.), 32 color-printed samples. Portfolio: 5 fold. ff.
$1000.00
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MODERN LIBRARYLEONARDO”
Merejkowski, Dmitri. The romance of Leonardo da Vinci. Translated from the original Russian of Dmitri Merejkowski by Bernard Guilbert Guerney. New York: The Modern Library, 1928. 12mo. xii, 635 pp.
$23.00


Michener onJapanese Woodblocks
Michener, James A.  Japanese prints from the early masters to the modern. Rutland, VT & Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Co., (copyright 1959). Folio (31.7 cm, 12.5"). 287, [1] pp.; plts., 6 fold.
$250.00

A Famous Designer's TRAVELOGUE ofHis TRIP TO CHINA in 1984
Miho, Jim.  Kromekote opens up a whole new world. [New York?, Cincinnati?]: Champion International Corp., [1985]. 32mo (near miniature: 10 cm; 3.9375"). [48] ff.
$175.00
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Limited Edition of 80 Copies, with anOriginal Water Color
Nancy, Jean-Luc.  Le regard du portrait. [Paris]: Galilée, (2000). 8vo (21.5 cm; 8.5"). 90, [1], [1 (blank)] pp., [1], [2 (ads)], [1 (blank)], [1(colophon)] ff., [8] pp. of color illus., [1] tipped-in watercolor.
$275.00
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FALLS fromVermont to Hawaii
Pfahl, John.  Waterfall. Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, [2000]. Oblong 8vo (12 cm, 4.75"). [36] pp., [1 (laid-in)] f.; illus.
$125.00
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How to Paint, According toOne of the Great French Critics
Piles, Roger de.  Cours de peinture par principes. Amsterdam & Leipzig: Arkstee & Merkus; Paris: Chez les Freres Estienne, 1767. 12mo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). Frontis., [8], 389, [11] pp.; 2 plts.
$250.00
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Two Seasonal Spectacles at the Theatre Royal
  SPECIAL EFFECTS 1829
Playbill.  Broadside. Begins: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. This evening, Monday, December 28, 1829, His Majesty's Servants will act the tragedy of King Richard III. [London]: Pr. by J. Tabby, [1829]. Folio (34.5 cm, 13.5"). [2] ff.
$125.00
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Pro Helvetia Foundation. Swiss drawings: Masterpieces of five centuries. Organized by the Pro Helvetia Foundation. Introduction and notes by Walter Hugelshofer. Circulated by the Smithsonian Institution. 19671968. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1967. 8vo. 176 pp.; illus.
$22.00

On Paintings in Rome & Italian PaintersCORRECTED
Prunetti, Michelangelo.  Saggio pittorico ed analisi delle pitture più famose esistenti in Roma con il compendio delle vite de’più eccellenti pittori ec. ec. Edizione seconda corretta ed aggresciuta. Roma: Nella Stamperia Salvioni, si vende nella Libreria di Giambatista Petrucci, 1818. 12mo (20 cm, 7.9"). xii, 296 pp.
$500.00
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Photography withFlash Bulbs, Gas Lights, Electric Lights, etc.
Author's Presentation Copy
Ris-Paquot, [Oscar-Edmond].  La pratique de la photographie à la lumière artificielle. Paris: Charles Mendel, [ca. 1905?]. 12mo (20 cm, 7.87"). 88, 16 (adv.) pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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Robb, David M., & J.J. Garrison. Art in the Western world. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1953. 8vo. Frontis., 1050 pp.; illus.
$22.50

French Translation of the NT withExegesis of Text
 & of PICTURES
Rohault de Fleury, Charles.  L'évangile études iconographiques et archéologiques. Tours: Alfred Mame et Fils, 1874. Folio (33 cm, 13"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [8], vii, [1], 287 pp.; 53 plts. II: Frontis., [4], 320 pp.; 46 plts.
$350.00
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Censoring “Satanic” Art
Rosignoli, Carlo Gregorio [Charles Grégoire].  La pittura in giudicio, overo il bene delle oneste pitture, e’l male delle oscene. Opera di Carlo Gregorio Rosignoli della compagnia di Giesu. Milan: Nella Stampa di Giuseppe Malatesta, 1697. 12mo (14.8 cm; 5.75"). [11] ff., 316 pp. Lacks engr. frontis.
$750.00
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For Workmen & Laborers” & Including Ruskin'sAttack on Whistler
Ruskin, John.  Fors clavigera. Letters to the workmen and labourers of Great Britain. New York: Greenwood Press, 1968. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). 4 vols. I: 430 pp. II: 459, [1] pp. III: 425, [1] pp. IV: 412 pp.
$100.00
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My dearest John,” My dear Girl,” My dearest Boy,” My dear Father” . . .
Ruskin, John James; Van Akin Burd, ed.  The Ruskin family letters. Ithaca & London: Cornell University Press, © 1973. 8vo. 2 vols. I: Frontis., lviii, 417, [1] pp. II: Frontis., [418]–792, [2] pp.
$45.00
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Inscribed by the Artist
Saroyan, William, & Barbara Ebersole.  Fletcher Martin. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press, 1954. 4to (28.7 cm, 11.3"). xvii, [1], 51, [1] pp.; illus.
$100.00
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Uncommon Work on PhotographyUsed by a Photographer?
Seyewetz, Alphonse.  Le développement de l'image latente en photographie. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1899. 12mo (19.5 cm, 7.68"). vii, [1], 97, [1] pp.; 3 fold. tables.
[SOLD]
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He Was a Member ofSor JUANA's Circle
Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos de.  Parayso occidental plantado y cultivado por la liberal benefica mano de los muy catholicos y poderosos reyes de España, nuestros señores, en su magnifico Real Convento de Jesus Maria de Mexico. Mexico: Juan Ribera, 1684. Small 4to. [12], 206 ff., coat of arms.
$15,000.00
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Works of a Master EngraverWith Signed Print
Stone, Reynolds.   Reynolds Stone engravings.  London: John Murray (pr. at the Curwen Press), [1977]. 8vo (29.1 cm, 11.5"). xli, [3], 151, [3] pp.; col. illus.
$450.00
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An Art Collector's Estate
Suárez de Toledo, Juan.  Collection of documents in Spanish on paper relating to his death and estate. Talavera: 1669–79. Folio, 100 ff.
$950.00
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A Beloved Victorian Author on anEqually Beloved Victorian Illustrator
Thackeray, William Makepeace; W.E. Church, ed.; George Cruikshank, illus.  On the genius of George Cruikshank ... reprinted verbatim from “The Westminster Review.” Edited with a prefatory note on Thackeray as an artist and art-critic. London: George Redway, 1884. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.875"). Frontis., [6], xvi, 60, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 1 plt.
$125.00
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A Big Book Documenting a Big Era
Trevor-Roper, Hugh, ed.  The age of expansion: Europe and the world 1559–1660. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., © 1968. Folio. 360 pp.; col. illus.
$25.00

One of 50 Special CopiesWood Engravings byRuzicka
Updike, Daniel Berkeley, & Rudolph Ruzicka.  D.B.U. and R.R.: selected extracts from correspondence between Daniel Berkeley Updike and Rudolph Ruzicka, 1908–1941. New York: American Printing History Association, 1998. Small 4to (27.3 cm; 10.75"). vi, 181, [8] pp.
$115.00
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Art/ArchitectureFolio ExtraImposing!
Valentini, Agostino.  La patriarcale basilica Liberiana. Roma: a spese di Agostino Valentini, 1839. Folio extra (47.5 cm; 18.75"). [4] ff., 118 pp.; 1 fold. plt., 102 plts.
$600.00
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Fine Bodoni Printing, Fine ENGRAVINGS,
Informative Contents, &

Printing Completed by the Widow
 
Vieira, Francisco; & Francesco Rosaspina.  Le piu insigni pitture parmensi Indicate agli amatori della Belle Arti. Parma: Dalla Tipografia Bodoniana, 1809. Large 4to (31.8 cm; 12.5"). [5] ff., xxviii pp., engraved added title, 59 plts., [118] ff., 7, [1 (blank)], 7, [1 (blank) pp.
[SOLD]
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(Walker, John). Walker, John. Self-portrait with donors: Confessions of an art collector.  Boston: Little, Brown, 1974.
$12.50

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Waugh! The Pre-Raphaelites!
Waugh, Evelyn.  PRB An essay on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood 1847–54. Westerham, Kent: Dalrymple Press, 1982. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.9"). 44, [3] pp.
$125.00
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Berhardt Wall's Works:
“A Prize of the Cognoscenti, a Delight for Collectors, & the Pride of Librarians”
Weber, Francis J.  Following Bernhardt Wall 1872–1956. Austin, TX: The Book Club of Texas, 1994. Folio (29.9 cm, 11.75"). [2], 63, [1] pp.; 5 col. plts., col. illus.
$450.00
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Haters Gonna Hate:   Whistler vs. the Critics  —  The Unauthorized First Edition
Whistler, James McNeill.  The gentle art of making enemies: Edited by Sheridan Ford. New York [i.e., Antwerp]: “Frederick Stokes & Brother”, 1890. 12mo (17.4 cm, 6.9"). [8], xi–xvii, [2], 21–256, [6 (2 adv.)] pp.
$2500.00
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