Category: Illustrated Books


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A Short History of the English People

By: Green, J.R.

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London, 1892

Inv. #1226G. Four volumes. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white. This edition was prepared by Green's wife in 1887 after his death. 3/4 polished red calf over cloth boards; marbled endpapers, simple decorative panels on spine with 5 raised bands and green labels. Corners lightly bumped; spine slightly darkened. Light to moderate foxing throughout. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $385.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton & Co., 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Purple cloth cover with gold-stamped illustration of Alice and the White Rabbit on front. Colored endpapers featuring scenes from the book. Pogany's delightful black-and-white line illustrations present Alice as a definite child of the '20's, including bobbed hair and a mid-thigh length checked skirt, knee sox, and a "sailor" blouse.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 192 pages View more info

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, A Pop-Up Book

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Dell Publishing, 1991

Edition: First Edition; Third Printing

Inv. # 1471B. This is a pop-up book with 10 pop-up and movable pictures after Tenniel's illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Anno's Hat Tricks

By: Nozaki, Akihiro & Mitsumasa Anno

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Philomel Books, 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Inv. # 1471A. This is one of the many books illustrated by Anno, a very popular Japanese illustrator ; Color Illustrations; 8vo View more info

Daphnis & Chloe

By: Longus

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles, 1925

Edition: First Edition Thus

#1381E. Linen cloth. Top pages trimmed, all others untrimmed. Translated from the Greek of Longus by George Thornley in 1657. Decorations by John Austen.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 200 pages View more info

Der Struwwelpeter Lustige Geschichten und drollige Bilder fur Kinder von 3 bis 6 Jahren

By: Hoffman, Heinrich (Dr.)

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Germany, Loewes Verlag, N.D.

Edition: Reprint

Inv. #SBK-1. Hoffman, Heinrich (Dr.)Der Struwwelpeter. oder lustige Geshichten und drollige Bilder für Kinder von 3 bis 6 Jahren [Straw Peter, or Prankish Stories and Droll Pictures for Children from 3 to 6] Frankfurter Originalausgabe, Loewes Verlag, Ferdinand KarlA. Delightful children's book in German, with color illustrations. Printed on cardboard pages; Color Illustrations; 8vo View more info

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Emblems, Divine and Moral

By: Quarles, Francis

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, John Bennet, 1839

Inv. #1289B. 1 volume. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. "Emblems, Divine and Moral, by Francis Quarles. New Edition. Carefully revised and corrected, with recommendatory prefaces, by Rev. Augustus Toplady, and the Rev. John Ryland. Complete in one volume, with 80 engravings." We found the following description of Quarles on-line: "Quarles (1593-1644) was chronologer to the City of London and secretary to Archbishop Usher in Ireland. He is ... View more info


By: Sendak, Maurice (Illus.)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: NY, Frank Hallman, 1974

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

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&#... View more info

Germany's Iron Chancellor

By: [Bismark] Garlepp, Bruno

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Ohio, the Werner Co., 1897

Edition: First Edition

Inv. #5137G. Translated from the German and edited by Sidney Whitman. Full brown leather with decoration on covers and spine. Bound together with "The Passing of Germany's Iron Chancellor: a Narrative of his Death, Funeral Obsequies" by Garlepp (1898) and An Elegaic Poem by Felix Dohm ("A Supplement to Germany's Iron Chancellor"). Profusely illustrated with photographs and rotogravures.; Folio 13" - 23" tall View more info

Hey Diddle Diddle & Baby Bunting

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne, 1882

Edition: First Edition

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History of France

By: Guizot, M. (Robert Black, translator)

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Boston, Dana Estes & Chas. Lauriat Company, N.D.

Inv. #1291C. Six volumes. With maps and 300 illustrations by A. de Neuville. TEG. This is the classic 19th Century history of France from Pre-Roman times to the middle of the 19th century. The book was originally written in 1869. 3/4 leather. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Jack the Giant Killer "Pop-Up" Book

By: Lentz, Harold B.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: New York, Blue Ribbon Books, 1932

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inv. # 1483. Pop-Up book with 4 pop-ups, stiff cardboard pages and extremely rare intact dust jacket repeating design on boards. Full-color illustration of Jack the Giant Killer on front boards, and dragon on rear boards. Contains four stories, with one pop-up illustration per story: "Jack the Giant Killer", "Jack and the Bean-Stalk", "Little Red Riding Hood", and "Sleeping Beauty". All four pop-ups are intact and in working order. An exce... View more info

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Kasidah of Haji Abdu El Yezdi Translated and Annotated by His Friend and Pupil, Sir Richard Burton

By: Burton, Sir Richard

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Phila., PA, David McKay, 1931

Edition: First Edition

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 View more info

Little Peachling (& Other Tales from Old Japan)

By: Faulkner, Georgene

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Joliet, Chicago, P.F. Volland Co., 1928

Edition: First Edition

Inv. # 1473D. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo View more info

Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects

By: Vasari, Giorgio

Price: $850.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1979

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition; First Printing

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; fron... View more info