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Marius The Epicurean

his sensations and ideas


first edition thus limited/numbered [533/1000] 2 vols.146/134pp VG+ (grey paper boards w.beige cloth spines,gilt titling,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,browned spines,sl.bumps to extrems.,paste action to eps,untrimmed edges sl.soiled o/w contents clean and tight)

PUBLISHER: medici society london 1913

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature walter pater arts riccardi medici society




rebind no text ills.[12 plates] VG (12 plates rebound in blue cloth w.gilt Rome title and 1833 date to spine,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,new eps,12 plates are browned and foxed w.blank leaves between,2 plates are undated/9 are dated 1833/1 is dated 1827)

PUBLISHER: cooke london [nd,1833]

KEYWORDS: arts engravings pinelli rome travel geography


The Ghent Altarpiece and the Art of Jan Van Eyck


first edition 255pp+plates [b/w w.col.frontis.] VG+ (burgundy cloth,sl.soiled w.sl.bumps to extrems.,minor insect holes to ffep gutter,content edges sl.soiled,spine cracked) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: princeton university press new jersey 1971

KEYWORDS: arts ghent altarpiece jan van eyck lotte brand philip


Souvenir of London

14 facsimiles of water-colours


first edition ills.[14 col.plates] G+ (in ill.wrappers,rubbed and stained/foxed,chipping and wear to extrems.w.many losses and closed tears,lacks spine,no title page or prelims.but perhaps they were never there anyway,all plates present but most are detached,all plates sl.soiled/foxed but generally towards margins leaving the images relatively clean,some minor unobtrusive creasing to edges)

PUBLISHER: nestle london [nd]

KEYWORDS: arts london prints carl j.becker travel geography


Euripidis Drama Supplices Mulieres


contemporary full leather 288pp+index [text in greek/latin] VG (contemporary full calf w.gilt stamped dec.borders,raised bands w.gilt stamps and gilt-on-red title label to spine,rubbed and soiled w.black ink stain to lower edge of boards and block,mod.wear and chipping to extrems.w.some minor losses to head/foot of spine,head of both hinges barely starting,marbled eps may be more recent,dealer's label to front pastedown,black ink stain from foot edge barely intrudes on lower margin of contents,some v.minor foxing to contents but generally clean,tight)

PUBLISHER: bowyer londini 1763

KEYWORDS: classical literature euripidis euripides arts drama


English Minstrelsie

a national monument of english song vol.4


vol.4 only 120pp ills.[2 b/w frontis.etchings] VG (green cloth w.gilt dec.stamp to top board and black lettering,mod.rubbed and soiled,chipping and wear to extrems.,black eps,prelims.and edges sl.foxed w.some sl.soiling to contents,owner's sign.to frontis.verso,one page repaired w.tape at head edge,spine cracked and sl.cocked)

PUBLISHER: jack edinburgh 1896

KEYWORDS: music arts minstrelsie sabine baring-gould


Les Arts au Moyen Age

et a l'epoque de la renaissance


full leather; 548pp; ills (many col.chromolithographiques) VG- (red morocco w. gilt/ blind borders and stamps to spine, raised bands, sl soiled and sunned, bumps and rubbing to extrems with some mionr surface losses, chipping with sl losses to head and foot of spine, boards shaky with rear board detached but present, marbelled eps with dealer's label to front pastedown, sl paper seperation to ep gutters, 2 x owners stamps to verso of ffep prelims and tissue guards sl foxed, otherwise contents clean and bright, aeg.)

PUBLISHER: librairie de firmin didot freres paris , 1869

KEYWORDS: paul lacroix history france arts


The Antiquarian Itinerary

vol.ii only


first edition vol.ii only unpaginated ills.[b/w] VG (full leather w.gilt borders and stamps to spine,lacks 2cm at head and 3cm at foot of spine,rubbed and soiled w.spine browned,chipping to extrems.,marbled eps,top board sl.shaky w.paper separation at prelim.gutter,prelims.sl.foxed o/w contents clean,marbled edges)

PUBLISHER: [np] london 1816

KEYWORDS: arts architecture britain antiquarian itinerary


Six Engravings in Illustration of St.Ronan's Well


first edition unpaginated ills.[6 b/w engravings] VG+ (brown cloth w.blind borders and gilt stamp and titling to top board,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,sl.wear to extrems.,yellow eps sl.soiled,sl.stain to margins of plates but not affecting the images,some minor soiling but again no damage to the images)

PUBLISHER: royal association for promotion of the fine arts in scotland [np] 1882

KEYWORDS: literature arts walter scott st.ronan's well


Coral Gardens


[first us edition] 223pp ills.[col.photos by leni riefenstahl] VG+ (blue cloth,mod.stain to head of boards,2x owner's inscr.to ffep,prelims.sl.foxed,plates are clean but w.minor wrinkling towards upper edge) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.chipping and wear to extrems.,sl.internal stains,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: harper & row new york [1978]

KEYWORDS: arts photography leni riefenstahl


Jewish Art

an illustrated history


first edition 971pp ills.[b/w w.few col.] VG+ (blue cloth,sl.soiled w.sl.bumps to extrems.,ill.eps,prelims.and content edges sl.foxed) in G+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,chipping and wear to extrems.w.several losses and closed tears,internal foxing)

PUBLISHER: allen london 1961

KEYWORDS: arts jewish art cecil roth


Mad for Keeps

a collection of the best from mad magazine


first uk edition 128pp ills.[b/w and col.] VG- (blue cloth,mod.rubbed and stained,chipping and wear to extrems.,eps and content edges sl.foxed,spine cracked) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: arco london [1958]

KEYWORDS: mad magazine literature modern first edition arts


The Painter's Daughter

the story of sandro botticelli and alessandra lippi


first edition signed and dated by author 308pp ills.[col.] NF (blue cloth,author's dated sign.to title [2002]) in NF d/w (sl.soiled)

PUBLISHER: frederic beil savannah [2001]

KEYWORDS: modern first edition literature arts carolyn street lafond


Biografia Del Pintor Sevillano Juan De Valdes Leal


ex-lib.[first edition] 242pp+index [text in spanish] + ills.[63 b/w plates] VG (in paper wrappers,mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.foxed,sl.wear and chipping to extrems.,usual libr.stamps,contents browned w.some sl.foxing,many sheets unopened at upper edge,spine cracked and shaky w.separation starting at some sections,plates clean)

PUBLISHER: oficina tipografica de juan p girones sevilla 1916

KEYWORDS: biography history juan de valdes leal literature arts


Ruth Stoffregen


ex-lib.[first edition thus; exhibition catalogue] xxix+62 col.plates+index NF (in glossy wrappers w.french flaps,one libr.stamp to title page o/w clean)

PUBLISHER: becker munich [2000]

KEYWORDS: ruth stoffregen arts biography


Images of Early New Zealand


first edition 124pp ills.[col.] NF (blue cloth w.col.plate to top board,2x additional plates loosely inserted)

PUBLISHER: bateman auckland 1983

KEYWORDS: new zealand arts history hamish keith


Currier and Ives' America


reprint unpaginated ills.[col.] F in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear and chipping to extrems.,5cm closed tear to foot edge of front cover)

PUBLISHER: bonanza books new york [nd]

KEYWORDS: history arts america currier ives


European Vision and the South Pacific 1768-1850


first edition 287pp+ills.[b/w] VG+ (blue cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled,eps and content edges sl.foxed)

PUBLISHER: oxford london 1960

KEYWORDS: history geography south pacific arts bernard smith


The Complete Kano Jiu-Jitsu


second edition 526pp ills.[b/w] VG (red cloth,mod.rubbed and soiled w.stain to fore-edge of both boards,sunned spine,sl.bumps to extrems.,owner's sign.to ffep,prelims.and content edges sl.soiled,contents clean)

PUBLISHER: putnam's london 1927

KEYWORDS: martial arts jiu-jitsu irving hancock katsukuma higashi


The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare

10 vols.


10 vols.[aldine edition] VG (red cloth,mod.rubbed and stained,spines browned,mod.wear and chipping to extrems.,prelims.and content edges sl.foxed,tight)

PUBLISHER: george bell london 1886-1892

KEYWORDS: literature william shakespeare singer arts drama

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