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MACDONALD, GEORGE,
At the Back of the North Wind.
0. 1871. London, Strahan & Co. 1871; viii, 378 pp. 13 pp. advertisements, with illustrations by Arthur Hughes; publisher's purple cloth, spine and front cover illustrated in gilt and black; neatly recased, spine laid down and minimally worn at extremities, boards somewhat dull and faded, the gilt on the picture inset in the front cover also faded, and partly rubbed away, rear board lightly stained or discoloured, contemporary gift inscription on half-title. First issue of the first edition of Macdonald's most-loved children's book.
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MATZ, B.W., (COMPILER)
Character Sketches from Dickens Compiled with Foreword By B W Matz. Editor of the Dickensian. With an Introduction By Kate Perugini (Charles Dickens' Daughter) Illustrated By Harold Copping,
. Edition De Luxe limited to 1000 numbered copies of which this is number 182 signed by the illustrator, the compiler and the publisher Frontispiece is an engraving by J.C. Armytage from a photograph of Dickens taken in America in 1868 .Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd, 1924, 147pp. large 4to sized book. In full dark brown leather with gilt titling on the spine and a raised title design and small portrait of Dickens on the front board. The fine coloured plates by Copping are tipped in. complete with the silk page marker. binding worn [ DR 7].
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MAYER, HENRY,
A Trip to Toyland
0. 1900. A Picture-Story told by Henry Mayer. London, Grant Richards 1900; oblong 4to; 127. [i] pp. printed on one side only, including 30 full-page plates; publisher's illustrated cloth-backed boards; spine worn and discoloured, boards a little marked, corners worn at extremities, lacking front free endpaper, a few closed tears, small chip in outer margin of [text-]-page 114. First edition. Good copy. Henry Mayer was a Jewish artist who left England for America. "A Trip to Toyland" was followed in the following year by "The Adventures of a Japanese Doll".
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MEISELAS, SUSAN,
Carnival Strippers
. New York, Whitney museum of American art, Goettingen, Steidl, 2003 Reprint of the 1979 first edition with the author's introduction of July 1976. Black cloth with title stamped in silver on front cover and spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Susan Meiselas. Essays by Deirdre English and Sylvia Wolf. Includes a compact disc with an interview conducted by Susan Meiselas with one of the strippers (Lena), a collage of voices from the girl shows, and a 1977 radio interview with Susan Meiselas by Jo Blatti (CD mounted on inside of back cover). Book designed by Yuko Uchikawa, New York, and Gerhard Steidl, Bernard Fischer, and Claas Möller, Göttingen. 164 pp. with 78 tritone plates printed by Steidl from scans made at Steidl's digital darkroom, Göttingen. 11 x 9-1/2 inches. 239 x 279 mm. Published after the 2000 exhibition of Meiselas work at the Whitney, curated by Sylvia Wolf. Fine to near fine copy in near fine d/j without any tears. From 1972 to 1975, I spent my summers photographing and interviewing women who performed striptease for small town carnivals in New England, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. As I followed the girl shows from town to town, I photographed the dancers' public performances as well as their private lives. I also taped interviews with the dancers, their boyfriends, the show managers, and paying customers. The first edition of Carnival Strippers was 150 pages with seventy-three images and was published in French and English editions. Critics in the United States lauded the book as "depressing though definitely illuminating" and a "fine and compassionate documentary.(Sylvia Wolf, from Carnival Strippers in this second edition ).
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METIVIER, GEORGES,
Rimes Guernesiaises
0. par un Câtelain. Londres: Simpkin Marshall, Guernesey: E.Barbet, n.d. [c. 1840 - 1850]; [vi], 224 pp. with wood-engraved frontispiece and 14 wood-engraved pictorial head-or tail-pieces; binder's buckram, plainly lettered on the spine; the penultimate page is torn in the margins, with loss of two or three words. Georges Métivier [1790 - 1881], known as "The Guernsey Burns", drew heavily on traditiional and oral material for his poems in the Guernsey patois, but he lived much of his life in exile. In the preface to the edition of his "Rimes guernesiaises" which we are offering, the poet rails against an edition that had been published in Guernsey a few years previously under the same title in his absence, and without his editorial imput or supervision: "L'auteur des RIMES GUERNESIAISES n'habitait plus l'ile lorsque parut, il y a quelques années, un recueil sous ce titre, dans lequel se trouvait introduites plusieurs pièces qui lui sont entièrement inconnues, ces morceaux étant composés dans un patois désagréable, et très-différent du dialecte si expressif, nerveux et sonore, de la gogenarde vingtaine des Carités". Judging by the paper of our edition, and by the style of the wood-engraved illustrations, the book we are offering is from about 1840 - 50; it is therefore probable that the edition from which Métivier wished to disassociate himself, and the dialect and content of which he here corrects, is the 1831 edition usually associated with him and usually seen as having met his approval. A 32-page glossary is included in the pagination. The frontispiece, an illustration to the poem "Lamentations de Damaris", shows figures in front of an old house in Rue de la Fontaine, the street where Métivier was born.
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MILLER, THOMAS,
English Country Life.
0. 1859. Consisting of Descriptions of Rural Habits, Country Scenery, and the Seasons. With nearly three hundred illustrations, by Birket Foster, Jihn Gilbert, William Harvey, etc. London, Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1859; xvi, 479pp. with very numerous illustrations; publisher's blue cloth, gilt to a design by John Leighton on spine and front cover, a.e.g.; front board a little discoloured or spotted towards the edge, lacking front endpaper, light marginal finger-mark on title-page. First edition. A fresh copy of another countryside treasury by this prolific author and enthusiastic lover of the English countryside. The illustrations for his books are often very good, if not exquisite, and this work is no exception.
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Book number: IS00615
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MILNE, A.A.
When We Were Very Young; Winnie-the-Pooh; Now We Are Six; the House at Pooh Corner
Methuen. London, Methuen & Co., 1924-1928. 4 volumes, sm-octavo. Bound in recent full morocco, in their respective original published colours, with gilt titles, the original Sheppard illustrations on the front boards embossed in gilt, gilt decoration and raised bands on spines, gilt rules to fronts and insides of the boards, 2 of the volumes have the original endpapers, top edges gilt. Housed in a blue cloth covered protective slipcase. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard First Impressions, with the exception, as so often, of When We Were Very Young which is the 2nd editon December 1924 Ask for a more detailed description of this beautiful set..
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Book number: F1701
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MINAEV E.N.
500 Ekslibrisov. Ekslibrisy Khudozhnikov Rossiiskoi Federatsii. Exlibris of the Russian Federation. Les Ex Libris Des Artistes de la Federation de Russie. Die Exlibriskust in Der Russischen Foderation
. Summaries in English, German, and French. Knizhnyi znak. Knizhnaya grafika. Knizhnaya illyustraciya. Al'bom. Na russkom, angliiskom, francuzskom i nemeckom yazykah. M. : Sovetskaya Rossiya, 1971, 319 p. profusely illustrated in b/w and several colours, good hardback in d/j.
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MONSEY, DEREK,
An Affair.
0. 1973. London and New York, W.H.Allen, 1973; [vi], 214pp.; publisher's boards, illustrated dust-wrapper [by Priscilla Bowden}; very slight, light stain on two pages. First edition. Inscribed by the author on the title-page in felt pen to the witer and poet James Byrom (James Bramwell).
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MOORE, THOMAS,
The Epicurean,
0. A Tale. Withn Vignette Illustrations by J.M.W. Turner, Esq. R.A. and Alciphron, A Poem. London, John MACRONE, 1839; XII, 2238, [II], 67 pp. with 4 steel-engraved frontispiece and title-page, and 3 steel-engraved plates; publisher's red cloth, spine pictorially gilt and captioned "Turner's Illustrated Edition", boards blind-stamped with gilt; lozenge on front; binding slightly dull, spine a little rubbed with minimal wear at head of spine and very small splits at hinges;at hinges; light spotting and light embrowning. First Turner edition. "The Epicurean" was first published in 1827, and became popular. Moore explains in his introduction to this edition that an edition illustrated by Turner was the brainchild of the publisher, John Macrone. Turner actually produced numerous sketches for many episodes of the work:, but only four were selected; his originals were rediscovered by E.T.Cook in 1905 and discussed in his "Hidden Treasures in the National Gallery".
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MOSCHEROSCH, HANS-MICHAEL,
Wunderliche Und Wahrhaftige Gesichte
0. 1650. Philanders on Sittewald .. Erster Theil. Strassburg, bei Johan-Philipp Mulben und Josias Stadeln, MDCL [1650]; ca. 15.5 x 9.3 cm.; [l], 709. [xxiv] pp. with engraved additional title-page, 8 full-page copper-engraved plates, and 25 woodcut illustrations [one full-page]; contemporary vellum, with two straps with metal tongues that close around two 'pins' in the top board, large contemporary paper title-label on spine, written in bold Fraktura in black ink with the initials in red; binding aged, quite worn but firm, strong and complete, contents embrowned, very early ink ownership inscription beside the imprint on the printed title, small later book-plate on front paste-down. An early edition - cf. Dunnhaupt II, pp.1242-3 - of the first part of Moscherosch's adaptation of the "Visions" of Francisco de Quevedo. Among those who contributed prefatory poems are Harsdorffer, Hille, and Rist. The woodcuts first appeared in Wendel Rihels "Narrenspiegel" of 1549. An unusually well-preserved copy.
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MURATOV,P. (ED.)
Sofiya. Zhurnal Literatury I Iskusstva.
. Moskva, 1914. No.1-6 (Complete set); 131+ 6,70 + 8,106 + 6,96+ 6,100 + 4,88,8pp. paper, 30x21cm, lavishly illustrated. Spines rubbed, worn, chipped, partly missing, some paper covers detached, frail, edges frayed, binding loose; interior parts of all the issues are in good condition, text and illustrations (Phototypies) are printed on good quality paper which does not show signs of ageing. CONTENTS of zhurnala iskusstva i literatury, izdavaemogo s 1914 goda v Moskve K.F.Nekrasovym pod redaktsiei P.Muratova. Vol.1: N.M.Shchekotov. Drevnerusskoe shit'e; P.Muratov. Gaudentsio Ferrari; B.Bernson. Osnovy khudozhestvennogo raspoznavaniya; A.Diesperov. Blazhennyi Ieronim i ego vek; B.Griftsov. Derzhavin, etc. 22 plates. Vol.2: Vizantiiskoe mifotvorchestvo; P.Muratov. Dva otkrytiya (o drevne-russkoi zhivopisi); B.fon Eding. Ocherki drevne-russkoi arkhitektury. Nalichnik; P.Sukhotin. Drevne-russkaya povest'. O Muromskom kn.Petre i supruge ego Fevronii. O Marfe i Marii. O svyashchennike. O khristianskoi dushe-golube. O chernykh vsadnikakh na voronykh konyakh. Makarii i Antoniya; Bor.Zaitsev. Udobnoe i prekrasnoe; VI.Khodasevich. "Juvenilia" Bryusova, etc. 30 plates. Vol.3: A.Anisimov. Etyudy o novgorodskoi zhivopisi; A.M.Skvortsov. Freski Kavallini; Em.Husid. Dom zolotykh amurov; N.Berdyaev. Picasso; M.Gershenson. Umilenie; K.Loks. Apulei; Ars Asiatica; P.Serov. Zvenigorodskie freski; Roman A.Belago; V.Rozanov, etc. 26 plates. Vol.4: Vse kak v zhizni; V.Grineizen. Illuzionisticheskie portrety (I. Illyuzionizm v iskusstve i iskusstvo povestvovatel'noe. II. Istoriya illyuzionistskogo portreta. A. Skul'pturnyi portret. 1. Egipetskii ritual'nyi portret i razreshenie v skul'pture pervykh osnovnykh problem illyuzionizma. 2. ellinisticheskie portrety. 3. Etrusskii ritual'nyi portret. 4. Rimskii illyuzionisticheskii portret. B. Portret v zhivopisi; I.Eiges. V.A.Zhukovskii; V.Khodasevich. Poetu ili chitatelyu?; Pis'ma Belinskago; K.L. Literatura dlya kannibalov; Pt.Peterburgskaya "Russkaya ikona"; P.Ettinger. Sapunov. 53 plates. Pages 57-64 of this volume, including 3 illustrations, printed twice. Vol.5: Pereotsenki. Ald-r Anisimov. Etyudy o novgorodskoi zhivopisi. II; W.Deonna. Iskusstvo i deistvitel'nost'. Voprosy arkheologicheskogo metoda; P.Muratov. Molodost' Pantormo; B.Griftsov. Poslednii poet; L.Grossman, Bal'zak, Dostoevskii; "Vakkh s vinogradnoi kist'yu - Bruni; 22 plates. Vol.6: Ot izdatelya; Nasledie romantizma; J.Strzygowski. Ravenna kak otrasl' Arameiskago iskusstva; A.M.Skvortsov. Ikona svyatykh knyazei Borisa i Gleba; G.Simmel. Ruiny; N.Berdyaev. rytsar' nishchety; M.Gershenson. Vdokhnovenie i bezumie; V.Bryusov. Russkaya lirika. Poeziya i proza. 14 plates. [ DL IV ].
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NEUDA, FANNY [ GEB. SCHMIEDL ]
Stunden Der Andacht. Ein Gebet- Und Erbauungsbuch Für Israels Frauen Und Jungfrauen, Zur öffentlichen Und Häuslichen Andacht, So Wie Für Alle Verhältnisse Des Weiblichen Lebens.
. Prague, Brandeis, n.d. 26th edition , VIII, 176pp. Fanny Schmiedl Neuda (1819-1894).published the first Jewish women¿s prayer book to be written 'by a woman in 1855. In addition to containing formal Jewish worship practices, this work covered both public and private events in the life of a Jewish woman. Fanny Neuda (née Schmiedl, b. March 6, 1819 - d. April 6, 1894) was a Jewish writer best known for her popular collection of prayers, Stunden Der Andacht (1855). She was born in Lomnice (Lobnig), Moravia to the family of Rabbi Yehudah Schmiedl (1776-1855, present-day Czech Republic). After marrying Abraham Neuda (1812-1854), she moved to Loštice, where her husband served as rabbi. After Abraham Neuda's death in 1854, her book of prayers became widely published. She died at the age of 75 years in the spa town of Merano (present-day Italy). In 2015, a plaque honouring her was unveiled in Loshtice. Neuda's collection of Jewish prayers is unique by virtue of its being the first collection of Jewish prayers composed in German by a Jewish woman. Earlier collections of te?innot - petitionary prayers, comprising a growing literature of devotional works for prayer outside of the shul had been authored by Jewish men and less commonly by Jewish women. (See the prayer of Glückel of Hameln (1646-1724) translated by Kaeren Fish in A Jewish Women's Prayer Book (e.d. Aliza Lavie 2008)). After Neuda's work was published in 1855, it attained such great popularity among Jewish women in Central Europe, that it was published in more than 30 editions (some of which were illustrated).1. At least one siddur published by Raphael Jacob Fürstenthal in 1897 appended her complete Stunden Der Andacht to it.
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NEWBOLT, FRANCIS,
The History
0. 1930. of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers 1880 - 1930. Publication No. 9. London, The Print Collector's Club, 1930; 4to; 272 pp. including frontispiece portrait and 103 plates; publisher's navy blue cloth, gilt, t.e.g.; contemporary name in ink in top margin of title page, light spotting to endpapers, edges and first and last few pages. No. 366 of an edition of 600 copies. A good copy of a very handsome book. (The plates are photographic reproductions.).
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MONAHINJA JEFIMIJA / LA MONIALE YÉFIMIA [ ( 1349 - 1405 SERBIAN NUN ]
Monahinja Jefimija / la Moniale Yéfimia
. Ill.: Jankovich. / Udruzhenja Universitetski Obrazovanih Zhena. U opremi i sa dekorativnim kompozicijama Dusa(na Jankovic'a. Beograd, 1936, 40 unnumbered pp. Illustrated. Text in Serbian (Cyrillic) followed by French translation by Mme. Cheymol-Youkassovitch. sm-4to. wrappers with large rectangular motif in gilt designed by Dushan Jankovic'.
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NUPPNAU, F.P. & OTHERS,
Hamburgischer Taschen-Kalender
0. A collection of twenty-five issues of this pocket almanac and diary, published in Hamburg between c.1820 and c.1868, in various original bindings - decorative boards or leather, many with slip-cases - mostly in good or very good condition - most of them illustrated with hand-coloured, or sometimes plain, plates. Full details of the collection can be supplied on request. Approximate dimensions of each volume 8.5 x 5.5.cm. (Twenty-five volumes).
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Book number: IS00712
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OHLING, HERTHA,
Im Engsten Kreis.
0. Weg in die Weihnachtszeit. Im Auftrag des Hauptkulturamtes in der Reichspropagandaleitung der NSDAP. und des Hauptamtes für Volkswohlfahrt für die deutsche Familie gestaltet von Hertha Ohling. Berlin, 1942; 19 x 25.5 cm; 319pp. with colour illustrations; publisher's cloth-backed illustrated boards; some embrowning, particularly at the margins. A very good copy.
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Book number: IS002166
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Keywords: Ianweb German Illustrated Books German Children's Books National Socialism Christmas Books German History Nazi Period Second World War World War Ii

 
OPIE, IONA & PETER (EDS.)
I Saw Esau the Schoolchild's Pocket Book
. Walker Books, 1992. 160pp. Collection of rhymes edited by the Opies and extensively illustrated in colours by Maurice Sendak Introduction and detailed notes by Iona Opie. This was first published in 1947 and Walker books brought out this 1992 edition. this is a very fine copy in pristine dust jacket.
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Book number: F1628-D
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ALL SOULS COLLEGE OXFORD.
Photogravure
. Artist: Emery Walker after Edmund Hort New - Published by Edmund Hort New: 17 Worcester Place Oxford A.D. 1923 .Size: Image 331 x 410 mm Sheet 471 x 638 mm The borders of the sheet are very slightly worn, the left hand side with some spotting and a 40 mm. vertical darkened area, the right margin Has a similar 75 mm wide vertical area. ASK FOR PHOTOGRAPHS OF CORNERS AND MARGINS. The image itself is fine and clear.Edmund Hort New ( 1871 - 1931) , English artist, member of the Birmingham Group and leading illustrator of his day was was born in Evesham Worcestershire. He studied at the Birmingham Municipal School of Art under Edward R. Taylor (headmaster of the school) and A. J. Gaskin, becoming known in the 1890s as an illustrator in the black-and-white style of the Arts and Crafts movement. He specialised in pen and ink drawings of rural and urban landscapes, old buildings and their interiors, architectural features, and also designed bookplates. In his early years he worked with Ruskin and other associated Arts and Crafts artists. New provided illustrations for the English Illustrated Magazine and was commissioned by the Bodley Head publishing house to work on critically acclaimed editions of books, such as The Compleat Angler by Izaak Walton and The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White.In 1895 New was invited to meet William Morris at Kelmscott Manor, and went on to provide design work for the Kelmscott Press as well as illustrating Morris's two-volume biography by J. W. Mackail. Between 1896 and 1914, New provided hundreds of illustrations for over 50 books for various publishers He also taught drawing to T E Lawrence In 1905 New moved to Oxford where he started work on a series of drawings of the University of Oxford colleges, based on the David Loggan's 1675 aerial perspectives, a project which was to occupy him for the rest of his life and remained unfinished. The drawings were engraved by Emery Walker and sold as the "New Loggan Prints". He also provided further illustrations for a series of books called the "College monographs" New was a member of the Society of Friends (Quakers).Sanders of Oxford describe the printing process as follows: These prints were made through a relatively new process at the time - photo engraving. Like photogravures the print is made by transferring a photo to a copper plate and then printing it. With the E.H. New prints, a contact print of New's pen and ink drawing was made and the large negative attached to a plate which was then exposed in an acid bath, the acid only biting where the negative was clear; thus, creating an engraved plate of New's drawing. The prints were available separately at shops in Oxford such as Ryman's in the early part of the 20th century and are on a cotton wove paper with an anvil watermark i.e. the paper is from stock made for the Kelmscott press.
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PAINE, ALBERT BIGELOW,
The Hollow Tree.
0. 1898. Illustrated by J.R.Conde. Westminster, Archibald Constable & Co. 1898; 128 pp. with full-page black-and-white illustrations; original illustrated publisher's cloth-backed boards; boards very slightly used with two or three slight creases on paper suface, contemporary Christmas presentation entry on front free endpaper. The English first edition, or rather most probably the issue for England of the first edition, since the verso of the title-page states it has been printed in the United States of America by New York Herald Linotype Print. (Copyright 1898).
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PASSAUER, L.V.,
Die Gold'ne Chronik Von Rakoczy.
0. La Grande Histoire du Rakoczy. The Golden Chronicle of Rakoczy.[Munich, c. 1843]; oblong album format: 18 x 24 cm.; lithographed pictorial title-page, 10 humorous lithographic plates [one folding] by Herwegen after Passauer, with unnumbered text-pages; original illustrated cloth-backed boards with two further illustrations; boards a little dusty, with two or three brown ink-stains, a little very, very light marginal browning or spotting. First edition. A very well preserved ephemeral souvenir of the water-cure at Bad Kissingen, offering serious information in palatable form. The drawings, mostly quite busy caricature scenes, are both satirical and affectionate. Thieme-Becker knows no more about Passauer than that he was "Genremaler und Radierer, um 1842", while the life and work of the Cologne-born lithographer, Peter Herwegen [1814-1893], who settled in Munich in 1837, are documented in detail, although the present work is not mentioned.
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Book number: IS00603
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PASTERNAK. LEONID - BOWRA, C.M.,
Memorial Exhibition
0. 1958. of Paintings and Drawings by Leonid Pasternak 1862 - 1945; Oxford, !958; 16 pp. with frontisp. and 4 b. & w. plates; original printed wrappers. A catalogue listing 115 paintings or drawings which were exhibited in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, in April 1958. There is an introduction, of four-and-a-half pages, by Sir Maurice Bowra. OFFERED TOGETHER WITH: Die Familie - La Famille - The Family Pasternak. Erinnerungen, Berichte - Mémoires, Rapports - Reminiscences, Reports. Geneva, Éditions Poésies Vivantes, 1975; 167, [ii] pp. with illustrations; publisher's glazed semi-stiff illustrated wrappers. With texts mostly by Josephine, Leonid, and Boris Pasternak, and Lydia Pasternak-Slater.
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Book number: IS001094
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PFIZER, GUSTAV,
Der Nibelungen Noth
0. 1843. Illustrirt mit Holzschnitten nach Zeichnungen von Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld und Eugen Neureuther. Die Bearbeitung des Textes von Dr. Gustav Pfizer. Stuttgart & Tuebingen, Cotta, 1843; "4to" [c. 29 x 21.5 cm].; [viii], 430, [ii] pp.; contemporary half finely-ribbed diamond-patterned cloth over plain boards; edges and extremities worn, with slight, inconspicuous loss on hinges,two or three small stains to front board, spotting to pp. [i] - [viii], and very occasional odd further spots (a few on top edge),, marginal embrowning to contents, with a slight indentation in extreme edge of top margins of ca. 40 pp.some pages unopened. First edition of one of the major works of German Romantic book illustration, the text printed throughout within a scrolled rule border, with decorative initials, marginal illustrations, and ornaments incorporated in the text as well as half-page and full-page illustrations. Schnorr took over six of his own designs for his Nibelungen frescoes in the new Muenchener Residenz for this work (hence the printed dedication to King Ludwig of Bavaria) and added new designs and decorations: all are strongly in the tradition established by Peter von Cornelius in a series of etchings published in 1817. This work is widely celebrated, and features in major exhibitions on German illustration of the period, including "Die Kunst der Illustration", Wolfenbuettel, 1986-7, No. 24 (p.59 of the catalogue). (If you are interested in ordering this book, please contact us as its size exceeds our normal costs of consignment.).
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POPE, ALEXANDER,
The Works
0. 1764. in Six Volumes, Complete, with his last Corrections, Additions, and Improvements,as they were delivered to the Editor, a little before his Death, together with the Notes of Mr.Warburton. London, printed for A. Millar, J. & R. Tonson, H.Lintot, and C.Bathurst, 1764; each volume 300-400 pp. plates; contemporary half calf, spines gilt with raised bands, gilt rules and floral designs, pale orange and green lettering-pieces, grey marbled boards, coloured marbled endpapers, red edges; two tiny holes in one spine, unobtrusive rubbing or abrasure to the surface of the marbled paper covering some boards. A good contemporary set of Pope, including the letters and contemporary illustrations, firmly and handsomely bound.
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MOLIERE ( = JEAN BAPTISTE POQUELIN )
Oeuvres Avec Des Remarques Grammaticales, Des Avertissements Et Des Observations Sur Chaque Pièce Par M. Bret. 6 Volumes.
. Paris, La Compagnie des libraires associés, An 13 [1804] portrait, 6 title vignettes, and 33 copper Engraved frontispiece portrait by L.J. Cathelin after P. Mignard in Volume I and thirty-three engraved plates by J.B. Simonet, A.J. Duclos, D. Née, N. de Launay, L.J. Masquelier, E. de Ghendt, J.J. Leveau, C. Baquoy, L. Legrand, J.P. le Bas after J.M. Moreau le jeune. A later printing of the celebrated 1773 edtiion . Cohen-de-Ricci said of the 1773 edition: "Edition plus remarquable par sa beauté qu par sa bonté. La suite des figures de Moreau est une de plus estimées de d'une rareté extrême avant la lettre" (Cohen-de Ricci)."De toutes les édtions des oeuvres de Molière avec les notes de Bret, celle-ci est la plus belle et la plus recherchée" (Brunet).Brunet III, col. 1798. Cohen-de Ricci, cols. 716-719. Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book, 50. Tchemerzine VIII, p. 360 Bret's disparagemeny of later printings on the grounds that the plates are worn seems ungrounded and puzzling as these are [still] excellent. Prelims/first and last few pages sl. foxed, spotted, small stamp on f.e.p. vols. 2, 3, 5; sign. on f.e.p. vol. 4; stamped initials partly coverd in ink on f.e.p. of vol.4; small stamp reverse f.e.p. vol. 1, name on f.e.p. vol. 6; A beautifully printed ediition in new half leather binding with red and green title/volume number labels. 5 raised bands. the boards are covered in marbled paper matching the original marbling of the text edges. Silk page markers.
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