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1 Apuleius The Golden Ass
London Chiswick Press 1904 Limited/Numbered Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Inv. # IK-05. Reddish brown cloth with tan spine. Front board stamped with title, paper label on spine. No. 84 of 220 copies, 200 of which were for sale in Great Britain and 20 were for presentation. Translated in 1566 by William Adlington, the first done in English. Printed in red and black at the Chiswick Press on handmade paper, with rubricated chapter headings, woodcut initial letters, and an ornate Art Nouveau frontispiece and title page by W.L. Bruckman. Part of the Cheswick Library of Noble Writers. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall  
Price: 600.00 USD
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2 Hardy, Thomas Selected Poems of Thomas Hardy
London Philip Lee Warner 1921 Limited/Numbered Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 1291B. Modern 1/4 maroon leather over marbled boards, T.E.G. Published by Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd., London, Liverpool & Boston. A Riccardi Press Book. #702 of 1025 copies. "Of this edition of the SELECTED POEMS OF THOMAS HARDY have been printed in the Riccardi fount on hand-made Riccardi Paper 1025 copies, of which only 1000 are for sale, and upon Vellum 14 copies, of which 12 are for sale. Paper copy Number 702." ; 8vo; x, 144 pages  
Price: 850.00 USD
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3 Sendak, Maurice (Illus.) Fortunia
NY Frank Hallman 1974 Limited/Numbered Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Maurice Sendak 
Inv. #1452F. Grey-Blue softcover. No. 20 of 326 copies. "Fortunia. A Tale by Mme. D'Aulnoy, Translated and adapted by Richard Schaubeck. Pictures by Maurice Sendak." Published in an edition of 326 copies -- 26 (lettered A-Z) of which were reserved for the artist, translator, and publisher -- designed by Ronald Gordon & printed at the Meridian Gravure Company. All copies signed by the artist and the translator. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Signed by Author & Illustrator  
Price: 300.00 USD
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4 Vasari, Giorgio Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects
New York Harry N. Abrams 1979 Limited/Numbered Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 4385A. 3 volumes, dark brown 1/4 morocco over fine cloth, marbled endpapers, in publisher's matching gilt decorated morocco slipcase with brown silk ribbon. Translated from the 1568 (2d) edition by Gaston DuC. de Vere. Introduction by Sir Kenneth Clark. Number 769 of 1000 copies, with Clark's signature on Limitations Page. Numerous tipped-in full color plates and b/w illustrations, selected and annotated by Michael Sonino. Gilt lettering and decorations; front covers with portrait of Vasari (after Polidore Vergil) stamped in gilt; spines elaborately decorated and lettered in gilt. Case slightly bumped to small areas, and some rubbing to gilt on front cover, else as new. A beautiful modern edition with superb illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xxx, 2322 pages  
Price: 850.00 USD
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