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Kasidah of Haji Abdu El Yezdi Translated and Annotated by His Friend and Pupil, Sir Richard Burton , Burton, Sir Richard
1 Burton, Sir Richard Kasidah of Haji Abdu El Yezdi Translated and Annotated by His Friend and Pupil, Sir Richard Burton
Phila., PA David McKay 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Pogany 
Inv. #1293. Burton, a British explorer & orientalist, used the pseudonym Haji Abdu El Yezdi, for this work of visionary poetry that he created. Introduction by Dhan Gopal Mukerji, The black hardcover binding has a splendid image of one of Pogany's illustrations surrounded by a silver border. The Pogany designs are quite erotic and fanciful. Handsome copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; Signed by Illustrator  
Price: 650.00 USD
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The Diary of a Young Girl (Het Achterhuis) , Frank, Anne (Goldyne, Joseph Illus.)
2 Frank, Anne (Goldyne, Joseph Illus.) The Diary of a Young Girl (Het Achterhuis)
West Hatfield, MA Pennyroyal Press 1985 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Joseph Goldyne 
#JS-MA. Limited edition. This is #76 of 350 copies. An exquisite edition of Anne Frank's moving diary, bound in full grey Morocco leather, with title ("Het Achterhuis") blindstamped on front and on spine. Published in 1985 by the Pennyroyal Press with Jewish Heritage Publishing. Contains 10 plates by Joseph Goldyne, each with tissue guard. The plates are in several media, including hardground etching, softground etching, aquatint, and dry-point. The text for the book was set in Monotype Bembo by Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, VT. The etchings were executed by Joseph Goldyne, who signed the book on the limiting page. The book was designed by Barry Moser, who also signed the book. The paper used for the text is Mohawk Letterpress from the Mohawk Mills. The engravings were printed on Rives paper. Printing of the book began in August 1985, and ended in November 1985.; Folio 13" - 23" tall  
Price: 3000.00 USD
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The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson , Hoover, Herbert
3 Hoover, Herbert The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson
New York, Toronto, & London McGraw-Hill 1958 Limited Signed Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 411. 1 volume grey cloth in publisher's slipcase, with stamped signature of Hoover on blue escutcheon on front board. Flat-signed by Hoover on Limitations Page. Stated First Edition. Publisher's original wax paper wrapper present but chipped with some tearing, and discoloration on spine. Publisher's slipcase in good condition, with some shelfwear. This is one of 500 specially-bound and SIGNED copies of the Special Presentation Edition of the Book. Extremely rare in this condition. ; 8vo; xiii, 318 pages  
Price: 1750.00 USD
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4 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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5 Tan, Amy The Moon Lady
NY Macmillan 1992 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  Illustrated by Gretchen Schields 
Inv. #1452E. Red cloth boards with Chinese Characters and Moon Lady cartouche gold-stamped on front. Title gold-stamped on spine. Green endpapers. Illustrated Dust Jacket. Stated First Edition, First Printing. Signed on half-title "For Sandy and Walt; Magic Moon Wishes," by Amy Tan and Gretchen Schields, with Tan's wood-block chop present. The book is a story told by Nai-nai to her granddaughters of her outing, as a seven-year-old in China, to see the Moon Lady and be granted a secret wish.; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author & Illustrator  
Price: 225.00 USD
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6 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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