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WAUGH, EVELYN, .
Labels.
0. 1930. A Mediterranenan Journal. London, Duckworth, 1930; 206 pp, [ + 1blank leaf ], with frontispiece from a drawing by the author, double-page route map, sketch map on one page of text, and three plates; publisher's blue cloth, illustrated dust-wrapper designed by Henry Lamb; ligh fading along top and bottom edges of boards and spine, a few tiny spots om rear endpapers; dust-wrapper price-clipped, a little darkened, minimally spotted, and a little rubbed at extremities, and chipped with loss at head of its spine, the loss extending to a maximum of about one inch from the top down one side of the spine and otherwise much smaller, losing half the letter "h" at the end of "Waugh";. A very good copy of the first impression of the first edition of a book extremely hard to find in fine condition or with a good dust-wrapper. The fading at the top of the spine corresponds to the obviously old chip in the dust-wrapper, which has since been protected with (unattached) transparent film and an (unattached) backing of old nearly-matching cream-coloured paper. Neither the film nor the backing paper are in any way attached to the wrapper or the book. A very desirable copy.
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Book number: IS002235
GBP 500.00 [Appr.: EURO 567.25 US$ 699.75 | JP¥ 75342]
Keywords: Ianweb Moder English Literature Mediterranean Travel Books Middle East Middle Eastern Travel Rare Modern First Editions Henry Lamb

 
WEBER, J.C.,
Die Alpenpflanzen
0. Deutschlands und der Schweiz in colorierten Abbildungen nach der Natur und in natuerlicher Groesse mit einem erlaeuterndem Text. III. Band. Muenchen, Christian Kaiser, n.d. [c. 1860]; c. 12 x 8.8.cm.; 12, 8 pp. with 108 hand-coloured plates of Alpine flowers in their actual size; publisher's green bevelled fine-grained cloth, front board gilt to an Alpine-floral design, spine ornamented in gilt; neat contemporary signature - "Ellen E. Swale 1861" - on front free endpaper, plates 67 and 68 detached and both a little discoloured and worn in extreme margins. A very good copy of this single volume of a series of four volumes in all, with delicately and meticulously hand-coloured lithographs. Now scarce.
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Book number: IS00636
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Catalogue: Antiquarian Rare
Keywords: Ianweb Ian Antiquarian Botany Flowers Illustrated German Alpine Switzerland Swiss

 
WENDLAND, HENNING,
Signette. Deutsche Drucker- Und Verlegerzeichen 1457-1600
. Hannover, Schluetersche Verlagsanstalt und Druckerei, 1984, 306pp. 393 illustrations. Fine copy in dust jacket. With Wendland's signed handwritten dedication to the Hamburg publisher Friedrich Wittig, dated 17-2-1984. loosely inserted is Gerd Schulz's review in the Börsenblatt of 11.7.1984
¶ General history followed by pages of reproductions of printers' and publishers' marks along with biographical sketches of their owners. / Die hier vorgelegte Auswahl der schönsten und interessantesten deutschen Drucker- und Verlegerzeichen ermöglicht dem Betrachter einen ganz ungewöhnlichen Einblick in die Druckgeschichte des 15. und 16. Jahrhunderts. Die Signete spiegeln Frömmigkeit, Strebsamkeit und Fleiß, Berufsstolz, Eitelkeit, Gelehrsamkeit und Bildung, Kunstverständnis, Geschmack und Schmuckbedürfnis wider.
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Book number: F3073
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Catalogue: Publishing
Keywords: Printing Publishing Illustrated Signed

 
WHITFIELD, CHRISTOPHER,
Mr Chambers and Persephone.
0. 1937. A Tale. by Christopher Whitfield printed, with wood-Engravings by Dorothea Braby, at the Golden Cockerell Press, 1937; 62, [i] pp. with wood-engraved frontispiece and 4 wood-engraved plates, Cockerell vignette on title-page and a different Golden Cockerell vignette in the colophon; publisher's stiff printed wrappers with one of Dorothea Braby's plates repeated on the front;; wrappers minimally worn and minimally darkened. A very good copy of the unlimited edition.( private press ).
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Book number: IS002307
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Keywords: Ianweb Golden Cockerell Press Private Press Privately Printed Dorothea Braby Modern Illustrated Books Erotica Wood-Engraving Brit Art British Art Fine Printing

 
ELLIOTT JAMES WILLIAM
National Nursery Rhymes and Nursery Songs Set to Original Music Set to Original Music By J.W. Elliott, with Illustrations Engraved By the Brothers Dalziel.
. George Routledge and Sons . [1870 ].. 4to.112 [3] pp. All Page Edges Gilt. Illustrated by the Dalziel Bros. Half title page. 3 pp. of advertisements. Contemporary gilt stamped dark green cloth, ink inscr. on first e.p dated Christmas 1880. Text block split in the internal centre of the spine, top and bottom of spine rather worn. tears i n spine. See: Osborne Catalogue, p. 95: "The illustrations are engraved after F.A. Fraser, W. Small, Ernest Griset, Thomas Dalziel, J.B. Zwecker, E.G. Dalziel, J. Mahoney, C. Green, A.B. Houghton, H.S. Marks, G.J. Pinwell, Arthur Hughes and others. The words of nine of the songs are by M.L. Elliott." Printed by the Dalziel Bros./Camden Press. One of the rarer "Sixties" Dalziels. Includes 54 children's favorites such as "Jack and Jill," "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star," "Ding, Dong, Bell," "The Death and Burial of Cock Robin," "The Spider and the Fly," and "Humpty Dumpty.
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Book number: F3166
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Catalogue: Illustrated
Keywords: Music Illustrated

 
GOETHE JOHANN WOLFGANG VON
Das Römische Carneval
. München, O. C. Recht-Verlag, n.d. (around 1920) Facsimile of the edition Weimar and Gotha (in Commission bey Carl Wilhelm Ettinger) 1789. With Title vignette by J.H. Lips and 20 hand coloured plates after the coloured copper engravings of Georg Melchior Kraus after drawings by Goethe und Johann Georg Schütz.This text was later included in <> and was published in a special edition at the Easter Fair 1789 - IBA 1982, see: Sarkowski2 605 (Ausgabe Leipzig 1966). Printed in offset by H.F. Jütte , hand colouring by Georg Schauer.This is number 473 of a limited edition of 1000 copies. red paper coverd boards with title labels pasted to spine and front board. binding worn at the edges, very occ. foxing in margins of the text. [ST].
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Book number: F1787
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Keywords: Bibliophile German Literature Illustrated

 
WOOLF, VIRGINIA AND SUSANNE MELCHERT (IILUSTR.)
Feste Gegenstände (German Transl. Of Solid Objects)
. and Susanne Melchert: Aus dem Haushaltsbuch / Orientalische Karten. Short story by Virginia Woolf and 2 stories in pictures by Susanne Melchert. 2001, 40pp. Bibliophile numbered edition limited to 140 copies only, format: 276 x 190 mm. signed by the artist, boards covered in coloured paper, 21 coloured and 5 monochrome illustrations with one original added print in 5 colours.( private press ).
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Book number: 090002
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Keywords: Bibliophile Private Press Wim Meeuws Rare Illustrated Limited Editions Private Press English Literature Virginia Woolf Art German

 
ZABELIN, I., (1820 - 1908 )
Moskva V Eia Proshlom I Nastoiashchem. Roskoshno-Illiyustrirovannoe Izd. , Posviyashchennoe Pamiyati I.E. Zabelina
. V izdani prinimaiut uchastie D. N. Anuchin i dr. Redaktsiia G. Balitskogo volumes I (1-2); II (1-2); IV (also marked 7) ; VIII, IX, X, XI, XII in new half leather bindings with new title labels, some original wrappers opreserved. [ 12 volumes were published between 1910 and 1912 ] Moskva : Obrazovanie, 1910-12. : Vols. 1-7 were also numbered as chast? 1-4. Elaborately illustrated with mezzotint engravings printed by Bruckmann in Munich, colour plates, tipped in photographs and other illustrations and decorative motifs . 2 of the front covers are by Afanasiev. Note: Zabelin, Ivan, 1820-1909. images available on the net.
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Book number: F1469
GBP 950.00 [Appr.: EURO 1077.75 US$ 1329.53 | JP¥ 143150]
Catalogue: Art
Keywords: Russin Art

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