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The Golden Ass

By: Apuleius

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, Chiswick Press: 1904

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: IK-05


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 ... View more info

Selected Poems of Thomas Hardy

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London, Philip Lee Warner: 1921

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 1291B


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... View more info

Fortunia

By: Sendak, Maurice (Illus.)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: NY, Frank Hallman: 1974

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 1452F


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

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

Seller ID: 4385A


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