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25th Annual 1978 Newport Jazz Festival Program
[New York], (1980). First Edition. Softcover. Illustrated program (8-1/2" x 11") with pictorial cover for the Silver Anniversary of the festival held then in New York City and Saratoga. Articles by Nat Hentoff, Ira Gitler, and others. Illustrated with photographs from past festivals as well as an Al Hirschfeld portfolio. Cover art by Leroy Neiman. Near Fine .
Charles AgventProfessional seller
Book number: 020628
USD 31.30 [Appr.: EURO 29.25 | £UK 25 | JP¥ 3970]
Catalogue: Jazz
Keywords: African-American Music; Black Music; Jazz; Al Hirschfeld; Leroy Neiman Jazz Ephemera Music African-American Music

 
26th Annual 1979 Newport Jazz Festival Program
[New York], (1980). First Edition. Softcover. Illustrated program (8-1/2" x 11") with pictorial cover for the festival held then in New York City and Saratoga. Articles by Ishmael Reed, Leonard Feather, Stanley Crouch, Gary Giddins, and others. Cover art by Leroy Neiman. Near Fine .
Charles AgventProfessional seller
Book number: 020627
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.5 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 3171]
Catalogue: Jazz
Keywords: African-American Music; Black Music; Jazz; Leroy Neiman Jazz Ephemera Music African-American Music

 
American Indian Legends
Los Angeles, Limited Editions Club, 1968. Hardcover. Nearly square octavo (8-1/4" x 9-1/4") bound in natural wood veneer over boards with an undyed fawnskin leather spine. Selected, edited, and with an introduction by Allan A. MacFarlan. With 37 illustrations by Everett Gee Jackson, 27 of them printed in either three or four colors. Copy #1087 of 1500 numbered copies SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. Ill.: Everett Gee Jackson. Spine sunned, as often the case with this title, and a little rubbed; a few nicks to the veneer. Very Good in a Very Good slipcase .
Charles AgventProfessional seller
Book number: 015934
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 70 | £UK 59.5 | JP¥ 9512]
Keywords: Signed; Everett Gee Jackson; Illustrated Books; Fine Press; LEC; Native Americans Everett Gee Jackson Signed Americana Illustrated Books Native Americans

 
American Indian Legends
Los Angeles, Limited Editions Club, 1968. Hardcover. Nearly square octavo (8-1/4" x 9-1/4") bound in natural wood veneer over boards with an undyed fawnskin leather spine. Selected, edited, and with an introduction by Allan A. MacFarlan. With 37 illustrations by Everett Gee Jackson, 27 of them printed in either three or four colors. Copy #887 of 1500 numbered copies SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. Ill.: Everett Gee Jackson. Spine sunned, as often the case with this title, and here to an even white. Very Good in a Near Fine slipcase with some sunning .
Charles AgventProfessional seller
Book number: 018666
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 70 | £UK 59.5 | JP¥ 9512]
Keywords: Signed; Everett Gee Jackson; Illustrated Books; Fine Press; LEC; Native Americans Everett Gee Jackson Signed Americana Illustrated Books Native Americans

 
American Indian Legends
Los Angeles, Limited Editions Club, 1968. Hardcover. Nearly square octavo (8-1/4" x 9-1/4") bound in natural wood veneer over boards with an undyed fawnskin leather spine. Selected, edited, and with an introduction by Allan A. MacFarlan. With 37 illustrations by Everett Gee Jackson, 27 of them printed in either three or four colors. Copy #842 of 1500 numbered copies SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. Ill.: Everett Gee Jackson. Spine sunned and rubbed. Very Good, lacking the slipcase .
Charles AgventProfessional seller
Book number: 018828
USD 37.50 [Appr.: EURO 35 | £UK 29.75 | JP¥ 4756]
Keywords: Signed; Everett Gee Jackson; Illustrated Books; Fine Press; LEC; Native Americans Everett Gee Jackson Signed Americana Illustrated Books Native Americans

 
The Annals of Sporting and Fancy Gazette; a Magazine, Entirely Appropriated to Sporting Subjects and Fancy Pursuits; Containing Every Thing Worthy of Remark on Hunting, Shooting, Coursing, Racing, Fishing, Cocking, Pugilism, Wrestling, Singlestick, Pedestrianism, Cricket, Billiards, Rowing, Sailing, Etc. Etc. Accompanied with Striking Representations of the Various Subjects
London, Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1822-1828. First Edition. Hardcover. Complete in 13 octavo (5-1/4" x 8-1/2") volumes bound in later polished calf leather with gilt rules and heavily gilt-decorated spines with five raised bands and contrasting gilt-lettered morocco spine labels, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Without the rare June, 1828 issue, as usual. Illustrated with a large folding map and 153 plates, some folding, of which 65 are hand-colored, as well as numerous woodcut illustrations within the text, by artists such as Alken, Cruikshank, Roberts, Sutherland, Berenger, Landseer, and others. A comprehensive view of the life and habits of those who lived in the English countryside, often seen as a companion work to Ackermann's REPOSITORY OF THE ARTS, which chronicled the taste and fashions of sophisticated metropolitan life. Tooley 64. Occasional light foxing or staining but contents generally clean. Attractive bookplate of Edward Motley Weld on the front pastedowns of all volumes. Three covers detached, rubbing to the raised bands. Very Good .
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Book number: 019231
USD 4375.00 [Appr.: EURO 4070.25 | £UK 3462 | JP¥ 554855]
Keywords: Sets; 19th Century; Cricket; Newspapers; Boxing; Sports; Horse Racing; Fine Bindings; Hand-Colored Plates; Illustrated Books Hand-Colored Plates Sports Horse Racing Illustrated Books

 
Aubrey Schwartz. A Retrospective
(Binghamton, NY), Binghamton University Art Museum, 1997. First Edition. Softcover. Stapled wraps, 8-1/2" x 11": 36 pages. Contents consist primarily of black-and-white and color reproductions of the artist's work. Laid in is a four-page brochure for the artist's reception. Ill.: Aubrey Schwartz. Near Fine .
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Book number: 019408
USD 18.80 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 | £UK 15 | JP¥ 2384]
Catalogue: Modern Art
Keywords: Modern Art; Aubrey Schwartz Aubrey Schwartz Art Exhibits American Art Modern Art Aubrey Schwartz

 
The Avicultural Magazine, Being the Journal of the Avicultural Society for the Study of Foreign and British Birds in Freedom and Captivity
London, R. H. Porter; later West, Newman, & Co. 1903 - 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Twelve octavo (5-1/2" x 8-1/2") volumes bound in early 3/4 maroon morocco leather and marbled boards with a gilt bird and lettering on the spines. Illustrated with numerous black-and-white reproductions and 85 color plates of birds, mostly chromolithographs, a number with hand-colored finishing. Laid in is a 1911 receipt for purchase of a subscription to this set beginning in 1911. Some rubbing to the corners and spines but generally a handsome set, the contents Fine .
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Book number: 017487
USD 1562.50 [Appr.: EURO 1453.75 | £UK 1236.5 | JP¥ 198162]
Keywords: Birds; Ornithology; Fine Bindings; Hand-Colored Plates; Illustrated Books; Natural History; Chromolithographs Ornithology Birds Chromolithographs Illustrated Books

 
The Ballads of Robin Hood
Cambridge, Limited Editions Club, 1977. Hardcover. Tall octavo (6-7/8" x 10-3/4") bound with a green buckram spine stamped in gold with a design created by David Gentleman who has also drawn a design of foliage printed on the paper covering the boards; 232 pages. Edited with an introduction by Jim Lees. Designed by John Dreyfus and printed at the Cambridge University Press under the direction of Harry Myers. Illustrated by Gentleman with 55 miniature line drawings accompanying the text and 8 full-page plates reproduced as auto-lithographs in 8 printings at the Curwen Studio in London. Copy #457 of 1600 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in. Ill.: David Gentleman. Fine in a Near Fine slipcase with minor soiling .
Charles AgventProfessional seller
Book number: 016150
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 70 | £UK 59.5 | JP¥ 9512]
Keywords: Signed; Legends; Fine Press; LEC; Color Plate Books David Gentleman Signed Illustrated Books Literature: English John Dreyfus

 
The Beat Goes. On 50 Anni Di Controcultura
(Milan), (Giorgio Mondadori), (1996). First Edition. Softcover. Pictorial wraps, 9-1/2" x 11-1/4", edited by Giorgio Mondadori. Uncommon book about the Beat Generation and its history in film, published for La Biennale di Venezia, 1996, with many illustrations. Covers films from a 1939 Harry Smith production to 1996 and includes work by Stan Brakhage, Roger Corman, Robert Frank, Jonas Mekas, and many others. Near Fine .
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Book number: 019317
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 116.5 | £UK 99 | JP¥ 15853]
Keywords: Beats; Beat Literature; Modern Firsts; Modern First Editions; Illustrated Books Modern First Editions Literature: American Beat Literature Illustrated Books

 
Beowulf
New York, Limited Editions Club, 1952. Hardcover. Tall quarto (8-1/2" x 12") bound in blue linen and a richly decorative patterned paper hand-made by Ingeborg Borjeson in Stockholm. Modern verse translation of this Anglo-Saxon epic by William Ellery Leonard. Text is printed in three colors with color auto-lithographs drawn on separated plates by Lynd Ward. Copy #323 of 1500. Issued unsigned. Monthly Letter laid in. Ill.: Lynd Ward. Fine in a Near Fine slipcase .
Charles AgventProfessional seller
Book number: 019588
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 232.75 | £UK 198 | JP¥ 31706]
Keywords: Fine Press; LEC; Lynd Ward; Illustrated Books; Limited Editions Club; Anglo-Saxon Literature; Classics Lynd Ward Anglo-Saxon Literature Illustrated Books Literature: English Lynd Ward

 
Beowulf
New York, Limited Editions Club, 1952. Hardcover. Tall quarto (8-1/2" x 12") bound in blue linen and a richly decorative patterned paper hand-made by Ingeborg Borjeson in Stockholm. Modern verse translation of this Anglo-Saxon epic by William Ellery Leonard. Text is printed in three colors with color auto-lithographs drawn on separated plates by Lynd Ward. Copy #476 of 1500. Issued unsigned. Ill.: Lynd Ward. About Fine in a Very Good, soiled slipcase with splitting at the top and bottom edges .
Charles AgventProfessional seller
Book number: 019898
USD 187.50 [Appr.: EURO 174.5 | £UK 148.5 | JP¥ 23779]
Keywords: Fine Press; LEC; Lynd Ward; Illustrated Books; Limited Editions Club; Anglo-Saxon Literature; Classics Lynd Ward Anglo-Saxon Literature Illustrated Books Literature: English Lynd Ward

 
The Best American Short Stories 1985
Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. First Edition. Softcover. Uncorrected Proof in orange wraps. Selected from U.S. and Canadian Magazines by Gail Godwin with Shannon Ravenel. SIGNED on the title page by one contributor, Sharon Sheehe Stark, and by Charles Baxter who is not a contributor. Fine .
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Book number: 019552
USD 43.80 [Appr.: EURO 40.75 | £UK 34.75 | JP¥ 5555]
Catalogue: Signed
Keywords: Signed; Anthology; Modern Firsts; Modern First Editions; Short Stories; Uncorrected Proof Signed Modern First Editions Uncorrected Proof Literature: American

 
Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by the Limited Editions Club 1929-1985
New York, Limited Editions Club, (1985). First Edition. Hardcover. Large quarto (9-1/2" by 13-3/4") bound in half Nigerian Oasis Goatskin leather and boards of hand-marbled paper by Faith Harrison, 182 pages. This bibliography contains a paragraph about each book in the series plus a cross-index by titles, authors, artists, designers, typefaces, printers, and binders. One of 800 numbered copies, issued unsigned. Fine in a Fine cloth slipcase with suede lining .
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Book number: 016117
USD 437.50 [Appr.: EURO 407.25 | £UK 346.25 | JP¥ 55485]
Keywords: Limited Editions Club; Bibliography; Books on Books; Fine Press; Fine Bindings Bibliography Books on Books Fine Press Fine Bindings

 
The Book of Ballads
New York, Limited Editions Club, 1967. Hardcover. Tall octavo (6-3/4" x 10-3/4") bound in quarter blue buckram and decorated boards, 240 pages. A collection of 87 classic ballads from all over the world, but primarily from England and America, selected and edited by MacEdward Leach. Illustrated with 36 hand-colored woodcuts by Fritz Kredel. Copy #1087 of 1500 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in. Ill.: Fritz Kredel. Fine in lightly worn glassine and a Fine slipcase .
Charles AgventProfessional seller
Book number: 001233
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 70 | £UK 59.5 | JP¥ 9512]
Keywords: Signed; Fritz Kredel; Limited Editions; Poetry; Ballads; Color Plate Books; Fine Press Fritz Kredel Signed Illustrated Books Hand-colored Literature: English

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