New York: Harper & Brothers, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a handsome copy of this well-known reference. Light shelf/edge wear (focused at head, heel and tips), tips gently bumped, light toning to spine label, topstain softly sunned, else tight, bright and unmarred. Quarterbound, blue cloth spine, grey paper boards, paper... Item #4044
The Boke of Saint Albans, Containing Treatises on Hawking, Hunting and Cote Armour.
London: Elliot Stock, 1881 . Fascimile Reprint/First Thus. Hardcover. Finely produced facsimile of the edition printed at Saint Albans by the Schoolmaster-Printer in 1486. This work was the earliest British sporting book, a cornerstone to any sporting collection. Overall, a rather handsome copy. Light shelf/edge wear, bottom tips bumped and... Item #6471
Bernstein, Richard B. (ed); Cox, Archibald (intro); Podesta, Anthony T. (foreword).
Defending the Constitution:. Selections From Writing By Webster, Jay, Hamilton, Madison & Jefferson.
Mount Vernon, NY: Colish, 1987. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Presentation slip from the publisher, inscribed to printer Walter Thompson. Tight, bright and unmarred. Acetate DJ clean and unmarred. Quarterbound, navy cloth spine, blue cloth boards, gilt lettering, pale blue endpages, gold emblem at front board. 8vo. 105pp. Limited edition of 2500 copies. Item #6430
Zurich, Switzerland: Editions Stemmle, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Exibition catalogue. A remarkable collection of nudes and the photographer's debut collection. A very handsome copy of this stunning collection of images. TIght, bright and unmarred. DJ brigh and clean. Black paper boards, in blind lettering, frontispiece. 4to. np. Illus. (sepia plates). Item #5907
Buckingham, Nash; Ball, Robert (illus); Annabel, Russell (intro).
De Shootinest Gent'man.
New York: Scribner's, 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a handsome copy of this rather scarce volume. Minor shelf/edge wear, owner bookplate at frontpastedown, hinges split (but tight), minor loss at head, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Quarterbound, red leather spine and tips, gilt lettering and decorative elements, frontispiece. 8vo. 24pp... Item #8099
SOM: Architektur von / Architecture of Skidmore, Owins & Merrill:. 1950-1962.
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Text in English and German. A very handsome copy of this increasingly scarce volume. Prior owner ink stamps on endpages (4), remains of plate on rear pastedown, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf wear, two very small, closed... Item #2297
Dickens, Charles; Rackham, Arthur (illus); Wagenknecht, Edward (intro).
London: Limited Editions Club/George W. Jones, 1931. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Third volume in the LEC series. Noted flaws notwithstanding, a handsome copy of this classic. Light shelf/edge wear, fraying at heel, spine toned (as this volume was prone for), small gift inscription on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred..... Item #3856
Plains, PA: Boss Dog Press, 2014. Limited Edition. Wraps. Three lectures on bookbinding by a noted artist, bookbinder, and calligrapher. Woodblock print color frontispiece after a photograph by A. Pierce Bounds. Bright and unmarred. Loose, unbound sheets, tipped in plate. 8vo. 39pp. Illus. Numbered limited edition of 100 copies (70 bound, 30 in sheets). Item #8674
Hiroshige, Ando; Bogel, Cynthea J. [intro]; Goldman, Israel [commentaries]; Marks, Alfred [trans].
Hiroshige: Birds and Flowers.
New York: Braziller, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Pristine copy of this work in original printed cardboard box. Bird and flower prints from the renowned Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Collection. Tight, bright, and unmarred; bright and clean DJ. Peach cloth boards, blue and white link lettering; color printed DJ. fo. 192pp. Illus... Item #9359
American Paradise:. The World of the Hudson River School.
New York: Metropolitan Museum Of Art/Harry N. Abrams, 1987. Second Printing. Hardcover. Exhibition catalog (MMA, October 4, 1987 through January 3, 1988). Arguably "the" major monograph on the Hudson River School, covering the work of 25 artists. Includes essays by Kevin J. Avery, Doreen B. Burke, John K. Howat, Oswaldo... Item #1839
Inside a Soviet Embassy:. Experiences of a Russian Diplomat in Burma.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. The tale of a Russian diplomat in Burma (1957-59) who defected to the West. An engaging exploration of intelligence work of Soviet embassy staff during the Cold War, etc. A very handsome copy. Very minimal shelf wear, mark from paper clip on title page... Item #2690
Boston, MA: Bulfinch Press, 1989. First Edition. An elegant collection explores female beauty in its many forms. Includes Yoko Ono, Isabella Rossellini, Susan Sarandon, Sigourney Weaver and many others. A handsome copy of this renowned collection. Very minor shelf wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf/edge wear... Item #4058
Portland, ME: Red Howler Press/Wolfe Editions, 1998. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Printed by hand in letterpress and original woodblocks by David Wolfe. Limited edition of 30 copies, this being out of sequence (marked "a/p", publisher's copy). Signed by the author/artist. An exceptional collection of loose plates in pristine condition. Tight, bright..... Item #4160
Portland, ME: Red Howler Press/Wolfe Editions, 1998. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Printed by hand in letterpress and original woodblocks by David Wolfe. Limited edition of 30 copies, this being out of sequence (marked "a/p", publisher's copy). Signed by the author/artist. An exceptional collection of loose plates in pristine condition. Tight, bright..... Item #7553
New York: Clarkson Potter, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Exhibition catalogue. Engaging 19p intro by Albee and introductory essay by Richard Marshall. Tight, bright, and unmarred. DJ shows minor shelf/edge wear, else bright and clean. Black cloth boards, gilt lettering, black endgapges, fold-out plate. 4to. 191pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates)..... Item #6987
Miami Beach Deco:. Easy-to-Assemble Miniature Models of Miami Beach's Historic Art Deco District (The World at Your Feet).
New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 1997. First Edition. Original Wraps. Introduction by David Kelly (discussing the history and evolution of the Art Deco District). Twelve landmarks from the district, each can be assembled in less than 10 minutes. This item came from the collection of the artist and author and... Item #3140
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. The book was conceived when fashion and interiors photographer Todd Selby began taking portraits of dynamic and creative people - authors, musicians, artists, and designers - in their home environments and posting them on his website. The book includes fourty profiles... Item #6732
Sheldon, Harold P; Boyer, Ralph (illus); Buckingham, Nash (intro).
Tranquility: Tales of Sport with the Gun.
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1936. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Introduction by Nash Buckingham. Stories of duck and goose shooting (with Buckingham), and grouse, woodcock and turkey shooting. Light shelf/edge wear, spine and gilt toned, ownership plate at front pastedown, presentation inscription at ffep ("Buck"), else tight, bright, and unmarred. Red... Item #8092
Smith, John; Rowse, A. L. (intro); Dougan, Robert O. (biblio).
The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles.
Cleveland, OH: World Publishing Company, 1966 . First Edition Thus/Facsimile. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of the 1624 London edition. Introduction by A. L. Rowse and bibliographical notes by Robert Dougan (Bibliotheca Americana). A very handsome copy. Tight, bright and unmarred. Full vellum binding with cloth ties, supporting essay in string-bound wraps... Item #6276
New York: Putnams, 1966. First Edition Thus. Mass Market Paperback. A very handsome copy of a work seldom found in acceptable condition. Light shelf/edge wear, minor moisture stain at heel (non-penetrating), minor rubbing at hinges, soft crease in cover, soft vert. crease mid-spine, pencil sketch (fitting) at verso of front... Item #4721
Narrative of a Five Years’ Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam.
Barre, VT: Imprint Society, 1971. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Rudolf van Lier. Includes eighty plates and maps. A very handsome copy of this edition. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Slipcase shows very minor shelf/edge wear. Quarterbound, blue cloth boards, marbled paper boards, cream spine labels, black ink letttering, fold-out plates;... Item #7025
Swift, Jonathan; O’Kane, David [illus]; Carpenter, Andrew [intro]; Traynor, Jessica [poetry].
A Modest Proposal.
Dublin, Ireland: The Salvage Press, 1729 . Limited Edition. Hardcover. "This publishing of A Modest Proposal was produced to mark the 350th anniversary of the birth of Jonathan Swift in 1667. First printed in 1729 by Sarah Harding ‘on the Blind Key‘, Dublin. Designed, typeset and letterpress printed by Jamie... Item #9425
Thoreau, Henry David; Adams, Raymond (intro); Ruzicka, Rudolph (illus).
Walden:. or Life in the Woods.
Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1930. First Edition thus. Hardcover. Designed and illustrated by Rudolph Ruzicka. With an Introduction by Raymond Adams. A very handsome volume. Bottom corners lightly bumped, spine sun toned, small (approx. 3mm) water spot at spine, else tight, bright and unmarred. Slipcase shows very minor shelf wear... Item #1218
New York: Doubleday, Page, & Co. 1926. First American Edition (presumed). Hardcover. Translated from the French first edition. Minor shelf/edge wear, gilt at spine toned, light toning at text block edges, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows tape repair at head and tail, toning at spine, light shelf/edge wear..... Item #6303
Verne, Jules; Wilson, Edward A. (illus); Bradbury, Ray (intro); Stackpole, Juile (binding).
Around the World in Eighty Days [Art Binding].
New York: Heritage Press, 1962. Limited Edition/Unique Binding. Hardcover. Art binding by Julie H.B. Stackpole, a fine hand bookbinder based in mid-coast Maine. After getting a BA at Kirkland College, Julie Beinecke Stackpole studied bookbinding with Kathryn Gerlach in Vermont, in Ascona Switzerland, at the Camberwell School of Arts &..... Item #6549