Category: Antiquarian

Sort

Showing 41-60 of 75

Image for Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane

Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane

By: Le SAGE, Alain Rene.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 52386


Le SAGE, ALAIN RENE. Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane, Paris: J.J. Dubochet, 1838. Quarto, later edition, pp. 829. marbled paper-covered boards half-bound in morocco, about 600 illustrations by Jean Gigoux including frontispiece and two title pages. All text in French. "This later edition of Gil Blas, one of several, testifies to the vast popularity of Gigoux's illustrations," says Gordon Ray in The Art of the French Illustration Book, 215. Gigoux reportedly had a l... View more info

Image for Nuremberg

Nuremberg

By: LONGFELLOW, Henry W.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 52185


LONGFELLOW, HENRY W. Nuremberg, Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co., 1888. Tall quarto, first edition, simultaneous with a London edition, unpaginated, red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and upper panel, black and gilt decoration with a floral motif surrounding a gilded heraldic seal on upper panel, all edges gilt. With illumination by Mary E. and Amy Comegys, 28 photogravures (uncredited) protected under tissue guards, all text and images on heavy stock printed on ... View more info

Image for Recollections

Recollections

By: MacDONALD, Jacques.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 51586


Marshal MacDonald, Duke of Tarentum. Recollections, New York: Scribner, 1893. Octavo, revised edition in English (first was released 1892), pp. vi, 488, 1 (postscript), navy cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, gilt coat of arms on upper board, frontis and other engraved plates protected under tissue guards. One of Napoleon's commanders recounts the victories and defeats in a memoir published about 50 years after he died. Condition of this book: Boards worn ... View more info

Image for Lettres, Album volume

Lettres, Album volume

By: MADAME DE SEVIGNE.

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 51734


MADAME DE SEVIGNE. Lettres, Album volume, Paris: Hachette et Cie, 1866. Quarto, unpaginated with 13 engraved plates and 16 facsimile letters, some folding, half morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettering and frames in six compartments, no title page but dated 1866 on spine. Apparently the last volume in an edition that began release in 1862. See Bulletin de la Librairie Morgand et Fatout, Entry 5317. Condition of this book: Boards lightly worn with a few surface ... View more info

Image for Scribner's for May

Scribner's for May

By: MASTERS, Frank B.

Price: $900.00

Seller ID: mastersprint


MASTERS, FRANK B. Scribner's for May, n.d. (circa 1900). Poster measuring about 15x22.5 inches or 38x57cm, with linen back adding another couple inches on all sides. The image is a classic advertisement for Scribner's magazine, showing a railroad bridge under construction. The artist was a student of Howard Pyle who made a career of illustrating books and magazines. The print is scarce in any condition; this one as been brought up to fine quality by a professional pap... View more info

Image for Army of the Potomac Report Aug. 3, 1863, With an Account of the Campaign in Western Virginia

Army of the Potomac Report Aug. 3, 1863, With an Account of the Campaign in Western Virginia

By: McCLELLAN, George B.

Price: $1,500.00

Seller ID: 50541


McCLELLAN, GEORGE B. Army of the Potomac Report Aug. 3, 1863, With an Account of the Campaign in Western Virginia, New York: Sheldon and Company, 1864. Very good in fine binding. Quarto, one of 250 printed, pp. 484, frontis is folding map of Antietam battlefield, new (2011) black cloth binding, red morocco label on spine, gilt lettering, untrimmed edges, some leaves unopened. With single-plate maps of the Peninsula and the Siege of Yorktown. The Union commander her... View more info

Image for C.B. Waite, Fotografo, Una mirada diversa sobre el Mexico de principios del siglo XX

C.B. Waite, Fotografo, Una mirada diversa sobre el Mexico de principios del siglo XX

By: MONTELLANO, Francisco

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 50651

ISBN: 9700505650


MONTELLANO, FRANCISCO. C.B. Waite, Fotografo, Una mirada diversa sobre el Mexico de principios del siglo XX, Mexico: Grijalbo, 1994. Square quarto, first edition, pp. 221, wraps, color plates, photos, facsimiles of Waite’s work at the turn of the 20th century. Text by Montellano in Spanish, very good condition with covers worn at edges. View more info

Image for The Life and Death of John of Barneveld

The Life and Death of John of Barneveld

By: MOTLEY, John Lothrop.

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 52567


MOTLEY, JOHN LOTHROP. The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, New York: Harper and Brothers, 1874. Octavos, first American edition, pp. xvi, 389; vii, 475, 6 (ads), errata slip at title page, three-quarters leather over marbled boards, all edges marbled, gilt decoration and morocco labels to spines, 4 engraved plates. BAL 14591. Barneveld was a leader of the Dutch independence movement; Motley, an American diplomat, wrote extensive histories of the Dutch independence... View more info

Image for Poupees Japonaises, Dolls of Japan

Poupees Japonaises, Dolls of Japan

By: NISHIZAWA, Tikiho;

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: 51538


NISHIZAWA, TEKIHO. Poupees Japonaises, Dolls of Japan, Tokyo: Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai, 1934. Thin quarto, pp. 54, wraps, color frontis, all other illustration halftone or tritone, text in French and English. Overviews Japanese doll styles and their significance, including uses in theater. Condition of this book: Overall very good but wraps moderately soiled. View more info

Image for The Chater Collection, Pictures Relating to China, Hongkong, Macao, 1655-1860

The Chater Collection, Pictures Relating to China, Hongkong, Macao, 1655-1860

By: ORANGE, James

Price: $2,500.00

Seller ID: 52325


ORANGE, JAMES. The Chater Collection, Pictures Relating to China, Hongkong, Macao, 1655-1860, London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd., 1924. Tall quarto, copy No. 151 of an edition limited to 750, pp. 528, 3 folding color maps, errata slip tipped in at dedication page, green cloth boards with gilt stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, blind-stamped logo and rules on both boards, 18 color plates, numerous other illustrations including photos, top edge gilt. This is ... View more info

Image for Leslie's Monthly, July 1902

Leslie's Monthly, July 1902

By: OWEN, Robert Emmett.

Price: $600.00

Seller ID: leslieprint


OWEN, ROBERT EMMETT. Leslie's Monthly, Martinique Disaster, July 1902. Measures about 14.5x23 inches or 36x59cm, with linen back adding another 2 inches to all sides, advertising Leslie's magazine. The artist (1878-1957) is largely remembered as a painter of rural New Hampshire life, but here he took on commercial work, creating a spectacular image to plug a news story about the Martinique volcano disaster of 1902. Condition of this print: It's darkened with age b... View more info

Image for Recreations Mathematiques et Physiques

Recreations Mathematiques et Physiques

By: OZANAM, Jacques

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: 52337


OZANAM, JACQUES. Recreations Mathematiques et Physiques, 2 volumes, Paris: Jombert, 1750 and 1754. Octavos, new edition, pp. [xiv], 460, 20 (Table des Problemes), 32 plates; [ii], 462, 14, 55 plates, some fold-outs, full contemporary calf with gilt stamped lettering and decoration on spines, six compartments inside raised bands, all edges tinted red, former owner's ID inked onto preliminary blanks. All text in French. Presents math and science problems to challenge an... View more info

Image for London at the Opening of the Twentieth Century/Contemporary Biographies

London at the Opening of the Twentieth Century/Contemporary Biographies

By: PIKE, W.T.;

Price: $750.00

Seller ID: 51545


Pike, W.T. [editor]. London at the Opening of the Twentieth Century/Contemporary Biographies, No. 15 of Pike's New Century Series, Brighton: W.T. Pike and Co. 1905. Quarto, pp. 300, vii, maroon morocco grained boards with elaborate gilt-stamped decoration and lettering on top, gilt-lettered spine, blind-stamped bottom, a.e.g., numerous halftone photos throughout. Excellent street and architectural photography throughout the first 200 pages as the book discusses the st... View more info

Image for Tepozotlan, Mexico

Tepozotlan, Mexico

By: Ricardo Mantel

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: tepotz


RICARDO MANTEL, Tepozotlan, Mexico, undated (early 1900s). Gelatin silver print measuring about 12x8.5 inches or 31x21cm, mounted in a gorgeous carved frame measuring about 25x21 inches or 64x54cm, signed in pencil on the mount. Former owner states that this print was imported to the U.S. from Mexico no later than 1945. The pictorialist style would place the print between 1905 and 1920. It is labeled "Tepozotlan" in pencil on the mount. Heavy wooden frame apparently m... View more info

Image for Report on the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Report on the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tenn.

By: ROSECRANS, William S.

Price: $750.00

Seller ID: 51727


ROSECRANS, WILLIAM S. Report on the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Washington: Government Printing Office, 1863. Octavo, first edition, pp. 577, 2 folding maps attached inside lower board, brown cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering and decoration on spine and both panels (eagle-shield vignette on both panels, Senate logo on spine), sketch, charts. Laid in is a former owner's index on five typewritten pages. See Dornbusch V.3, 3002. Condition of this book: Boa... View more info

Image for Julia Margaret Cameron, Sun Pictures Catalogue Twenty

Julia Margaret Cameron, Sun Pictures Catalogue Twenty

By: SCHAAF, Larry J.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 50542

ISBN: 1892535319


SCHAAF, LARRY J. Julia Margaret Cameron, Sun Pictures Catalogue Twenty, New York: Hans P. Kraus Jr., 2011. Quarto, pp. 61, wraps, 25 plates of Cameron photos that were in a collection owned by Cameron's niece and recently shown at the Kraus Gallery in New York. With a facsimile of Cameron's signature and text by Larry J. Schaaf. A good reference for the Cameron collector, dealer, or scholar, this book is already scarce. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

Image for Joseph, Vicomte Vigier, Voyage dans les Pyrenees, 1853

Joseph, Vicomte Vigier, Voyage dans les Pyrenees, 1853

By: SCHAAF, Larry J.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 50729

ISBN: 1892535203


SCHAAF, LARRY J. Joseph, Vicomte Vigier, Voyage dans les Pyrenees, 1853, New York: Hans P. Kraus Jr., 2007. Quarto, pp. 95, wraps, reproduces 38 salt prints from a recently discovered album. No. 16. in Kraus's Sun Pictures series. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

Image for Ilios, The City and Country of the Trojans

Ilios, The City and Country of the Trojans

By: SCHLIEMANN, Henry

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 51955


SCHLIEMANN, HENRY. Ilios, The City and Country of the Trojans, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1881. Quarto, early edition (first was 1880), pp. xvi, 800, 8 folding maps and plans, 32 (sepia drawings of whorls dug up at Troy), red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, extensive engraved illustration. According to J.E. Sandys, Schliemann, at the age of 8, having heard his father tell the story of the Trojan War, resolved to excavate Troy (at the time, the existence o... View more info

Image for Travel and Big Game

Travel and Big Game

By: SELOUS, Percy,

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 50745


SELOUS, PERCY, and BRYDEN, H.A. Travel and Big Game, London: Bellairs and Co., 1897. Quarto, first edition, pp. 196, 6 plates of drawings, green cloth boards with beveled edges, gilt lettering on top and spine, gilt palm tree on spine, black drawing of a hunter on top. Mostly written by Selous but with chapters on giraffe and zebra hunting by Bryden. Covers hunting in Africa and North America. Six illustrations by Charles Whymper show game animals with vaguely human e... View more info

Image for The Arctic Prairies

The Arctic Prairies

By: SETON, Ernest Thompson.

Price: $120.00

Seller ID: 51581


SETON, ERNEST THOMPSON. The Arctic Prairies, New York: Scribner's, 1911. Octavo, first edition, pp. xvi, 415, halftone photo plates, green cloth boards with gilt-stamped lettering on spine and top board, blind-stamped antlers on top board, photos, drawings and maps. Bookplate on front pastedown. Author describes his six-month canoe journey into the Canadian Northwest and Arctic plains on the Peace and Mackenzie rivers, at a time when the area was little explored by wh... View more info