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The Comedy of Life
The Comedy of Life
New York: Life Publishing, 1907 
Quarto. Decorated green cloth. [124]pp. A book of humorously captioned illustrations, nicely reproduced on coated stock. Artists include Henry Hutt, Bayard Jones, Kemble, W. B. King, F. W. Read, Nesbitt Benson, Sewell Collins, James Montgomery Flagg, A. B. Walker, Edward Payne, Harrison Cady and others. Spine lettering rubbed, corner bumped else Very Good. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Canterbury Erzahlungen, Chaucer, Geoffrey
2 Chaucer, Geoffrey
Canterbury Erzahlungen
Wien: Artur Wolf (1924) Flint, W. Russell 
8"x10.25" Vellum backed brown boards stamped in gilt and burgundy. 177pp with 30 lovely tipped-in color plates, including frontis, by W. Russell Flint. No. 518 of a limited edition of 1500 copies. Text in German. Vellum darkened with tiny chips to spine head, edges and corners scuffed, boards somewhat spotted and darkened, lower hinge starting. Internally clean, plates fine. Good+ 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Salve Venetia: Gleanings from Venetian History (two volumes), Crawford, Francis Marion
3 Crawford, Francis Marion
Salve Venetia: Gleanings from Venetian History (two volumes)
New York: MacMillan, 1905 First Editions Pennell, Joseph 
8vo Blue decorated cloth gilt, t.e.g. xi, 517pp + adverts and x, 441pp + adverts. With 225 illustrations by Joseph Pennell including 29 plates with captioned tissue guards and many additional in text images. Light wear to spine ends, spines lightly sunned else Very Good. An attractive set. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Walt Whitman's America, Daugherty, James, selections and drawings by
4 Daugherty, James, selections and drawings by
Walt Whitman's America
Cleveland: World (1964) First Edition 
4to Brown cloth. 110pp with Daugherty's powerful two-color illustrations throughout. Selections from Leaves of Grass, Democratic Vistas, Speciman Days and Portraits of Lincoln.Old pencil price to ffep else Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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David Copperfield, Dickens, Charles, abridged for public reading by
5 Dickens, Charles, abridged for public reading by
David Copperfield
New York: North-South Books (1995) First Edition Marks, Alan 
Quarto. Color pictorial boards. 59pp with color illustrations throughout. Dickens performed readings of his works in public and this carefully abridged text was one of his favorites. Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Black Pilgrimage, Feelings, Tom
6 Feelings, Tom
Black Pilgrimage
New York Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1972 First Edition 
4to Cloth-backed boards. 72pp. Magnificently illustrated by Tom Feelings in color and black & white. ''...a deeply felt book that provides a rare insight into the evolution of Black consciousness.'' Review slip laid in. Lower corners slightly bumped else Very Good in dustjacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Coming Down the Seine, Gibbings, Robert
7 Gibbings, Robert
Coming Down the Seine
New York: Dutton (1953) Stated First Edition 
8vo Red cloth gilt. 217pp with illustrations from the beautiful wood engravings of the author. The story of Gibbings' journey down the Seine. Spine slightly cocked else Very Good. Dustjacket lightly edge worn, spine sunned, tiny chips to corners. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Man Who Planted Trees, Giono, Jean
8 Giono, Jean
The Man Who Planted Trees
White River Junction: Chelsea Green (1985) First Edition McCurdy, Michael 
8vo. Green cloth. 51pp illustrated with beautiful wood engravings by Michael McCurdy. The story of Elzeard Bouffier, who, for a large part of his life and through two World Wars, steadfastly planted one hundred acorns a day in a remote and desolate area of Provence. Very Good in lightly edge worn dustjacket with a few tiny chips. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Glorious Nosebleed: Fifth Alphabet, Gorey, Edward
9 Gorey, Edward
The Glorious Nosebleed: Fifth Alphabet
New York: Dodd, Mead (1974) Second Printing 
Square 12mo. Illustrated boards. [56]pp with Gorey's illustrations on the recto of every page. "He explained himself Unconvincingly." "She appeared on the roof Vapourously." There's no other alphabet quite like it...unless it's another of Gorey's. Spine heel lightly bumped and rubbed else Very Good+ Jacket with distributor's sticker on upper flap, small rubs to corners. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Inns of Court, Headlam, Cecil
10 Headlam, Cecil
The Inns of Court
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1909 Home, Gordon 
8vo Gilt stamped red cloth, t.e.g. viii, 211pp + 4pp of adverts. Small folding map. Twenty color plates with captioned tissue guards. Spine ends show light wear, light scattering of fox spots to fore edge, spine lightly sunned. Good+ 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Gnomes, Huygen, Wil
11 Huygen, Wil
New York: Abrams (1977) Poortvliet, Rien 
Folio. Gilt decorated brown boards. 212pp with marvelous color illustrations on every page by Rien Poortvliet, including maps and diagrams. An entertaining tongue-in-cheek account with fascinating, "real-life" details in this documentary portrayal of Gnomes. A book full of lore, history and fun. Near Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Meet My Cats, Ivory, Lesley Anne
12 Ivory, Lesley Anne
Meet My Cats
New York: Dial Books (1989) First Edition Ivory, Lesley Anne 
Oblong octavo. Glazed pictorial boards. [26]pp with the author's detailed and lovely color illustrations throughout. Ivory introduces us to her 12 wonderful cats and tells us a little about the personality of each. Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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PostCats, Ivory, Lesley Anne
13 Ivory, Lesley Anne
San Francisco: Chronicle Books (1989) First U.S. Edition 
32mo Glazed pictorial boards. [32]pp illustrated with Ivory's intricate and beautiful paintings. Each image is accompanied by text from authors such as Doris Lessing, Laurence Housman and Theophile Gautier. Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Lesley Anne Ivory's Perfect Little Cats, Ivory, Lesly Anne
14 Ivory, Lesly Anne
Lesley Anne Ivory's Perfect Little Cats
New York: Crown (1992) First American Printing 
Square 24mo. Pictorial boards. [32]pp. Ivory's detailed and lovely paintings are accompanied by literary quotes about felines. Fine. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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From A to Z: A Folk Art Alphabet, Jones, Karen M.
15 Jones, Karen M.
From A to Z: A Folk Art Alphabet
New York: Mayflower Books, 1978 First Edition 
Square octavo. Ochre boards. [64]pp with color illustrations. A pleasing blend of text from old ABC's and nursery rhymes and images created by 18th- and 19th-century naive artists. Near Fine in lightly frayed dustjacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Twentythird Psalm, King James Version of the Bible
16 King James Version of the Bible
The Twentythird Psalm
New York: Crowell (1970) First Edition Angel, Marie 
8vo Brown cloth gilt. 19pp. The psalm is transcribed in Marie Angel's beautiful calligraphy, each page illuminated with her meticulous paintings of birds, flowers and animals. Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, very lightly worn at flap folds. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Gettysburg Address, Lincoln, Abraham
17 Lincoln, Abraham
The Gettysburg Address
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995 First Edition McCurdy, Michael 
Tall quarto. Cloth-backed boards. [32]pp with illustrations from handsome drawings by Michael McCurdy. Foreword by Gary Wills. "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal." A powerful and moving presentation of Lincoln's immortal words. Fine in slightly frayed dustjacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Poltarnees, Welleran, introduction
A Book of Unicorns
(La Jolla): Green Tiger Press (1978) 
9.5"x12.5" Pictorial wraps. [32]pp with 12 tipped-in color plates plus black and white illlustrations. Light rubbing along spine else Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Boris Godounov, Pushkin, Alexander
19 Pushkin, Alexander
Boris Godounov
New York: Viking Press, 1982 First Edition Thus Zvorykin, Boris 
9"x11" Navy cloth. 111pp with fourteen elegant full-page color illustrations from the original gouache paintings by Boris Zvorykin. Additionally, there are many elaborate decorative elements and each page is enhanced with a gilt embellished border. Introduction by Peter Ustinov. Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Algonquin Cat, Schaffner, Val
20 Schaffner, Val
Algonquin Cat
New York: Delacorte (1980) First Edition Knight, Hilary 
8vo Ochre cloth. 132pp with many wonderful black & white illustrations by Hilary Knight. The story of Hamlet, an extraordinarily intelligent cat who lives at the legendary Algonquin Hotel in New York. Fine in Very Good dustjacket (a few edge tears). 
Price: 10.00 USD
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