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1 Catalogue des Objet d'Art et de bel'Ameublement, Principalement du XVIIIe Siècle… Tableaux Anciens... Meubles et Sièges… Dépendent de la Succession de Madame de Polès
Paris Galerie Jean Charpentier 1936 First Edition Paperback Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Aussi aquarelle, dessins, gouache, porcelaines, miniatures, bronzes, sculptures, etc. 17 et 18 Novembre 1936. Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Printed in Paris. 11 x 9 inches. A paperback with lightly soiled wrappers with blue-stamped lettering. Some wrapper losses along the spine and chipping along the fore-edge. The text block has integrity. With 71 numbered pages and with LIX full-page B&W plates corresponding to various lot numbers. Minimal age-toning to all pages. Mostly clean interior. Slipped in is a pristine admission card to the invitation-only preview for November 15, 1936. A Good Only copy. This catalog details 217 lots of art, including furniture, painting, statues, bronzes, etc. Sale date was November 17 and 18, 1936. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Catalogue des Objet d'Art et d'Ameublement, Principalement du XVIIIe Siècle, Tableaux Modernes... Appartenant à Monsieur X...
Paris Galerie Jean Charpentier 1935 First Edition Paperback Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
28 Mai 1935. Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Printed in Paris. 11 x 8.75 inches. A paperback with lightly soiled and spotted wrappers with brown-stamped lettering. The text block has integrity. Corners moderately bumped. Lower right corner and first several pages dog-earred. Fore-edge moderately worn. With 54 numbered pages and with XV full-page B&W plates. Plate XII is a double-page fold-out. This sale featured 114 lots. Moderate age-toning to the pages. Mostly clean interior. A Good Only copy. Featured artists included Breton, Corot, Chaplin, Vollon and others. Sale date was May 28, 1935. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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3 Antiquités Ëygptiennes, Grecques et Romaines, Tableaux Anciens et Modernes…
Paris Hôtel Drouot 1934 First Edition Paperback Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Aussi sculptures, céramique des della Robbia, peintures et objets d'art de l'Extrême Orient, enluminures persanes et hindoues, textes persans, tapisserie. 26 et 27 Novembre 1934. Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Printed in Paris. 11 x 8.75 inches. A paperback with lightly soiled and spotted wrappers with brown-stamped lettering. The text block has integrity. All four corners moderately bumped. With 50 numbered pages and with 16 full-page B&W plates corresponding to various lot numbers. Moderate age-toning to the plates. Mostly clean interior. A Good Only copy. This catalog details 368 lots of art, including Chinese, Egyptian, Greek and Roman antiquities, painting, statues, furniture, etc. Sale date was November 26 and 27, 1934. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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4 Catalogue des Objets d'Art de la Chine, céramiques… tableaux, pastels, estampes… Objets d'Art et de Ameublement du XVIIIe Siècle…
Paris Hôtel Drouot 1934 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Aussi argenterie, bronzes, flambeaux, pendules et tapisseries. 26 Novembre 1934. Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Printed in Paris. 11 x 7.5 inches. A paperback with lightly soiled wrappers with black- and blue-stamped lettering. The text block has integrity. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, and with fairly sharp corners. With 88 numbered pages and with 8 full-page B&W plates corresponding to various lot numbers. No evidence of age-toning to the pages. Very clean. A Very Good copy. This catalog details 165 lots of art, including Chinese ceramics, French prints (especially by Bonnet), silver, and continental furniture. Sale date was November 26, 1934. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Catalogue des Bronzes Italiens et Français du XVIe et du XVIIe Siècle, Tableaux, Dessins du XVIIIe Siècle
Paris Hôtel Drouot 1934 First Edition Paperback Good Minus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Aussi luminaires Régence, faïence, pâte tendre, porcelaine meubles et tapisseries. 4 Julliet 1934. Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Printed in Paris. 10.75 x 7.25 inches. A paperback with age-darkened wrappers with black-stamped lettering. The rear wrapper with upper one-fourth missing. The remaining text block has integrity. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, but note that the over-wrapper paper has largely perished along the lower half of the spine. With 32 numbered pages and with 9 full-page B&W plates corresponding to various lot numbers. All text pages are lightly age-toned. Last two pages with 3 inch dog-ear fold to upper corner. Downgraded to a Good Minus copy on account of the wrapper condition. Rare in any condition. This catalog details 208 lots of art, including Italian and French bronzes, furniture, painting, ceramics and carpets. Sale date was July 4, 1934. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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6 The Notable Art Collection Belonging to the Estate of the Late Joseph Brummer, Parts I & II
New York, New York, U.S.A. Parke-Bernet Galleries 1949 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is the two-volume catalog for sale nos. 1059 & 1069, held April 20-23 and May 11-14, 1949 by Parke-Bernet Galleries in New York. The sale prominently featured significant sculpture, bronzes, silver, textiles, furniture, enamels and pre-Columbian art from the collection of Joseph Brummer. 10 x 7 inches. Olive drab heavy stock paper wrappers with black lettering to the fronts and spines. Edge wear to wrappers on account of yapped edges. Gently read and fairly tight. 247 and 245 numbered pages. With numerous B&W illustrations. The text blocks are soldily attached to the bindings. No remainder marks. For a few of the lots the prices realized appear in a pencil hand in the margins. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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7 Walking a Tightrope: German Expressionist Printmaking 1904-1928
Grinnell, IA Grinnell College 2002 0960718214 First Paperback Edition Paperback Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The Goldman Collection of German Expressionist Prints. Stated first printing. Printed and bound in the USA. Pictorial wrappers in charcoal, beinge and white. The wrappers are very clean and presentable. 9 x 9 inches. With vii and 52 numbered pages, and with numerous B&W print illustrations throughout. The book appears free of demerits. A Near Fine copy of a scarce publication. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 Description of the Collection of Ancient Marbles in the British Museum; with Engravings. Parts. III, IV, V, & XI
London, England The British Museum 1818 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Offered are four volumes [called "parts"] of an eleven-volume set, published serially between 1812 and 1861, and depicting classical marbles in the collection of The British Museum. Vol. III, 1818; Vol. IV, 1820; Vol. V, 1826; Vol. XI, 1861. These are not reproductions or facsimiles. Vol. IV with the watermark "Turkey Mills 1819," Vol. V with the watermark "Turkey Mills 1825," and Vol. XI with the watermark "J. Whatman 1860." 12.25 x 9.5 inches. Printed for The British Museum by G. and W. Nicol; J. Murray; Longman; et al. Primary text in English, with occasional notes in Latin and Greek. Light brownish-green plain paper-covered hardboards, with simple paper title labels on the spines and front covers. Vol. III with evident chipping/losses along the spine. Vol. XI with moderately bumped corners. Bindings generally very clean. Text blocks firmly bound in, but note that there is a crack between signatures in Vols. III and XI. Fore- and bottom edges moderately deckled to a handsome effect. Light to moderate offsetting to the pastedowns and opposite FEPs. Vol. III with unnumbered text pages, 2 double-page plates and 15 featured engravings. Vol. IV with 36 numbered text pages, and 38 featured engravings. Vol. V with 44 numbered text pages, a double-page plate and 13 featured engravings, one of which is in color. Vol. XI with 106 numbered text pages, a title page vignette (being Plate 51), and 52 featured engravings. All volumes with a title page vignette. Many of the text pages are unopened, hence unread. All plates on heavy-weight, card stock of rag content. Almost all pages and plates are virtually free of foxing or spotting or soiling. Quite a few sheets with a hint of age-toning at the edges, quite minor. On the whole a clean and attractive group of four volumes. A Very Good set of copies. Note that Vol. XI is particularly scarce. Various volumes in the series were edited by British Museum heads of the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities; Coombe, Taylor, 1774-1826; Hawkins, Edward, 1780-1867; Cockerell, C. R. (Charles Robert), 1788-1863; Birch, Samuel, 1813-1885. Includes Fourth Room marbles, Temple of Apollo Epicurious marbles, Fifth Room sepulchral monuments, and Eleventh and Twelfth Room marbles from the Townley collection. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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9 Beskrivelse over Danske Mynter og Medailler. I Den Kongelige Samling
Copenhagen, Denmark N. Møller og Sön 1791 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Minus No Jacket Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall Fehrenholtz, G.; Bradt, F. L. 
Description of Danish Coins and Medals, the Royal Collection. Two volumes. First volume with title page dated 1791, Dansk Medailler og Mynter det Kongelige Kabinet. Second volume continues with part of the 1791 text and plates and also contains [in whole or in part] the addendum of 1794, Tillaeg til Beskrivelsen over Dansk Mynter og Medailler, I den Kongelige Samling. Edited by Georg Nielsen, Frederik Adam Müller and others. This substantial work was printed in antiqua by the Danish printer Nicolaus Møller. The large vignettes of the title page and of the introduction [Indledning] page of the first volume were engraved (and possibly drawn) by F.L. Bradt. The title page, in neo-classic style, and the part-title pages were engraved by G. Fehrenholtz. Elephant folio. 17 x 12 inches (424 x 289 mm). LXIV, 240; [ii], 619-812, [2] pages, with 91 full-page engraved plates in the first volume and with 118 full-page engraved plates in the second volume. According to some sources, but unconfirmed, there were 344 engraved plates in the complete three-volume edition, i.e., the two-volume set issued in 1791 and the supplement issued in 1794; missing in this copy offered for sale are, presumably, text pages 241-618 and corresponding plates for C. IV, F. III and C. V. Rebound. Bindings appear to be circa 1940s or 50s. Rust colored buckram binding, with spines lettered in gilt. Moderately bumped spine heads and tails and corners. As to each volume there is a crack between two gatherings [between the half title page and the title page of the first volume and between pages 600 and 641 of the second volume]. More a cosmetic issue than a structural issue, as the text blocks remain firmly attached to the bindings. Strong and fairly thick paper, not brittle or fragile. Occasional light spotting to the pages and plates, much less than one might expect in volumes of this age, and with most plates free of any spotting or soiling. First and only edition of the principal work on Danish numismatics. This monumental work is illustrated with finely engraved plates based on the massive collections of historical coins and medallions held in the Danish Royal Collection. Featured are coins and medallions of kings of the Oldenburg line, beginning with Christian I and ending with Christian VII, who was on the throne at the time of publication of this book. Featured are Christian I, Hans, C. II, Frederick I, C. III, and F. II. Largely absent are C. IV, F. III and C. V. [except for Plate III, Vol. II, Section "Samling af Medailler over Kongerne af den Oldenborgske Stamme" and Plates I-III, Vol. II, "Sigiller"] Continuing with F. IV, C. VI, F. V, and C. VII. The edition of 1791 consisted of two volumes: Text-volume: LXIV, 819, (4) pp. Plate-volume: engraved title page, 17 engraved part-titles and 319 (all) full page engraved plates. The edition of 1794 was an addendum or supplement and consisted of title page [2] 36 pages of text and, apparently, up to 25 full page plates. Bibliotheca Danica II:587. Slipped in is a lovely copy of the catalog, Ancient, English and Foreign Coins and Medallions, Christie's London, December 8, 1987, in which a similar copy of this book was listed at Lot 316. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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10 Iraq, Volume XXXVI, Parts 1 & 2, In Honour of Sir Max Mallowan
London, England British School of Archaeology in Iraq 1974 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Printed in England by Stephen Austin and Sons. Original plain paper wrappers in a soft blue-green color, with fairly crisp black-stamped lettering to the front wrapper and to the spine. Yapped edges. The wrappers remain intact. Moderate spine lean nearing the top of the text block. Previous owner name in neat ink hand at the top of the front wrapper, else the wrappers are exceptionally clean and presentable. 10.75 x 7.5 inches. Heavy-weight, semi-glossy paper. With 264 numbered pages, and with LVI B&W plates, including schematics, maps, drawings and archival photos, and with 23 B&W figures in the text. Very light semi-crease to the last pages, quite minor. Else the book appears free of demerits. A Very Good copy. Much of the content focuses on Ancient Assyria, its history, archaeology and ethnography. The majority of the articles are in English but a few are in German and a few in French. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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11 Early Mining and Metallurgy on the Western Central Iranian Plateau: The First Five Years of Work (Archäologie in Iran und Turan, Band 9)
Mainz am Rhein, Germany Verlag Philipp von Zabern 2011 3805343426 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Primary text in English and secondary text in Farsi. Printed and bound in Germany. Semi-glossy paper-covered hardboards, with crisp white-stamped lettering. 11.75 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. VIII and 728 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with numerous illustrations, figures and maps, many in color. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. Almost certaianly unread. No DJ, presumably as issued.. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12 An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume I, Ebvracvm [Eburacum]
London, England Royal Commission on Historical Monuments 1962 First British Edition Buckram Very Good Plus Very Good Minus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
First edition. Printed and bound in England. 10.5 x 8.5 inches. Olive drab buckram boards, and with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, and with fairly sharp corners. A bit of shelf rubbing at the very top and bottom edges. Textblock firmly bound in. T.E.G. With xlii and 168 numbered pages. Color frontispiece tipped in. With numerous full-page plates, mostly archival photos, in monochrome. All plates on glossy stock. Also with numerous B&W figures and drawings. Slipped in to the rear pocket is a pristine fold-out map showing the position of monuments and burials in Roman York. An immensely clean book, inside and out. Full-pictorial dust jacket is present. Not price-clipped. Chipping to the spine head and a cleanly repaired tear at the spine tail. A Very Good Plus copy in a Very Good Minus dust jacket. 
Price: 29.50 USD
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13 Pompei e gli architetti francesi dell'ottocento
Roma, Italia Ecole francaise de Rome 1981 2902545258 First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good Minus 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Questa non è una edizione bilingue. Testo in italiano, non in inglese. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in Italian, not in English. First printing. Printed by Arte Tipografica, 7 March 1981. Full pictorial wrappers, very clean, with minor bumping to the front corners. Wrappers fan slightly. Spine appears unbroken. 9 x 8.25 inches. With xxvii and 373 numbered pages, and with numerous color and B&W plates, illustrations and perspective drawings. A very clean copy. Gently read. No remainder marks. A Very Good Minus copy. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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14 Nouveau Indicateur des Distances des principals villes du Royaume des Pays-Bas [map/table]
Rotterdam, Holland Chez Arbon & Krap 1826 Very Good Minus Map Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall Zürcher, J. C. 
Proposé à la vente est une carte antique, Nouveau Indicateur des Distances des principals Villes du Royaume des Pays-Bas. Publiée à Rotterdam par Chez Arbon & Krap. 1826. Carte gravée sur cuivre par J. C. Zürcher. Tableau répondant très-distinctement au but que le titre mentionne. Les coleurs différentes des diverses colonnes facilitent la recherché des distances. Quelques petites taches sombres dispersés, pas réputés être rousseurs. En outre, mystérieusement, quelques petits trous, parfaitement ronds. Flou marque, environ à la marge supérieure, pas dans la plaque. Sinon une feuille remarquablement propre. This is an attractive, copper-engraved 19th century table of distances regarding principal towns and cities in Belgium, more or less equivalent to the former Royaume des Pays-Bas. Engraved by J. C. Zürcher [1794-1882]. For ease of reading the columns are variously in light green, light yellow and light pink. Published in Rotterdam by chez Arbon & Krap. 1826. Believed first engraved and published in 1820. Includes publisher's small blindstamp. The table of distances, outlined in black, about 15 x 19 inches. The sheet measures about 19 x 24 inches. Presumed rag content paper. There are two gentle fold marks, one horizontal and one vertical, such that when fully folded the measurement is about 9.5 x 12 inches. A few scattered tiny dark spots, not deemed to be foxing. Also, mysteriously, a few tiny, perfectly round holes. Faint tidewater mark, about 3.5 x 1.5 inches, to the upper margin, not into the plate. Else a remarkably clean sheet. A Very Good Minus copy of a somewhat scarce item. After the Belgian revolution and succession [1830-39] the term Royaume des Pays-Bas was used to refer to the southern, or Belgium, provinces of the greater Netherlands. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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15 Tyrol [map], 19th Century
Very Good Minus Map 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
This is a charming, copper-engraved [?] 19th century map of the Austrian Tyrol and surrounding provinces. This is a topographical map and also features nation-state boundaries. Undated but presumed mid-19th century: no earlier than 1816 and no later than 1883. The map contains neither a legend nor other attributions as to the publisher or date of publication. Likely published and printed in Austria, or perhaps Germany, given that the names of provinces and major cities are rendered in German, as in Mailand for Milano, Venedig for Venezia, etc. This is a medium-sized fold-out map of 8 sections. Each section is approximately 8.5 x 5.75 inches and is backed onto linen [or linen-like] material. When unfolded the approximate dimensions of the map are 17.25 inches high by 23.5 inches wide. Latitudes and longitudes are indicated along the margins. Various provinces are outlined with hand-colored borders. The Tyrol is in blue, Salzburg and Venedig are in red, Lombardey and the Kingdom of Illyria are in yellow. Lightest age-toning to the map. Overall exceptionally clean. The linen reverse with very light soiling here and there. On one of the linen panels in a small neat ink hand, "Tirol." [sic] A Very Good Minus copy. One clue about the date of the map is that the Kingdom of Illyria [1816-1849] is clearly shown at lower right and conforms to known maps for the period. The kingdom, incidentally, appears to be designated, somewhat sentimentally, as Illyria-römisch. Another clue about the date of the map is that the lines of longitude do not conform to the Greenwich Prime Meridian. For example, Zurich should be approximately 47.4 North and 8.5 East [of the Prime Meridian]. However, according to this map, the longitude of Zurich is approximately 26 East. It follows that Paris would have a longitude of 20, using that system. In fact in 1634, Cardinal Richelieu used the westernmost island of the Canaries, Ferro, 19° 55' west of Paris, as the choice of meridian. Unfortunately, the geographer Delisle decided to round this off to 20°, so that it simply became the meridian of Paris disguised. As late as 1883 Austria and Germany were using Greenwich for sea charts but were using Ferol for land maps. This practice changed when in 1884, at the International Meridian Conference held in Washington, D.C., 22 countries voted to adopt the Greenwich meridian as the prime meridian of the world. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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16 Jan Yoors Tapestries
New York, NY Jan Yoors Studio 1981 Presumed First Edition Unbound Very Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Yoors, Jan 
A catalogue of art works created in the last years of the artist's life and assembled as a tribute after his death. Undated but presumed 1981. The publication's copyright date is 1981. Moreover, a heavy glassine insert, perhaps unique to this copy, states, in a neat ink hand, "With all our good wishes for Christmas [1981] and for all of 1982." Presumed printed in the USA. Technically ex library but with almost no ex-library marks. The glassine insert has a "received" stamp in light ink dated December 30, 1981, and there is also a discreet library stamp on the reverse blank side of the first sheet of illustrations. We can find no other markings, ex library or otherwise. Plain beige paper wrappers, lettered in black on both sides. The wrappers with repairs in clear tape to the spine. Oblong, 8.25 x 11.5 inches, unfolded. Reproduced here are lithograph cartoons of actual tapestries created and woven by the artist. With 13 sheets of heavy matte paper in the form of broadsides, i.e., with printing on one side only, the sheets measuring 8.25 x 23 inches unfolded. The first double-sheet is a B&W key to the 19 tapestry cartoons featured in this publication. The remaining twelve double-sheets with large-format reproductions of all 19 cartoons in vivid color. Apart from the two ex-library marks noted and the amateur tape repairs to the wrapper this is an exceptionally clean copy. A Very Good copy. Scarce in any condition. The following is excerpted from the wrapper notes: "Jan Yoors [1922-1977] was a writer, photographer and sculptor, as well as a tapestry artist. He was his own designer, he made his own cartoons, and he was his own artisan in his own studio. At the time of his death Yoors left behind a number of working cartoons which he had yet to translate into tapestries. After his death his wife continued to execute these working cartoons." 
Price: 200.00 USD
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17 Verve, the French Review of Art, Volume Two (2), Numbers Five (5) and Six (6)
Paris Éditions de la Revue Verve 1939 First American Edition Paperback Good Plus Magazine/Periodical Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
This is the English language edition of Verve, an artistic and literary quarterly, Vol. 2, Nos. 5-6, Paris, July-October 1939. Note that two of the articles are in French: La tiare écrite and Visages réels ou imaginaires. Special double World's Fair issue. Printed in Paris. Typography and process color work, Imprimerie des Beaux-Arts, heliogravure in colors, Draeger Frères, heliogravure in black and white, Néogravure Lithography, Mourlot Frères. 14 x 10.5 inches. Cover illustrations back and front by Aristide Maillol. Wear along the edges of the wrappers. Note that the front cover is completely detached and has two tears to the top left corner and a large crease at the bottom right corner. The spine has largely perished. The sewn threads of the binding of the text block are loosening. With 178 pages, many of which are unnumbered. (A printer's error lists p. 120 as p. 20.) Contents include Texts, Paintings, Illuminations, Lithographs in Color, Drawings, Paintings, Statues and Photographs. With all color lithographs called for, including Guys (4), Braque, Rouault, Derain (2), Leger, Bonnard (2), Matisse (2) Klee, and bas-reliefs (2). Also with numerous color and monochrome illustrations. We can find no missing illustrations or pages. The interior is generally very clean except that, oddly, at some point in the past, two sheets (illustrations?) were crudely taped in, one to the reverse of the front wrapper and the other to the reverse of the rear wrapper. Those taped-in sheets are now missing and, as the tape decomposed and yellowed over the years, have left crude tape remnants. The tape marks transferred to the front title page and to the rear FEP. In any case all the color lithographs are impressively clean and intact, as are the illustrations in general. Rated a Good Plus copy. One of France's most famous art periodicals, and published from 1937 to 1960, Verve is renowned for the quality of its production and the breadth of subject matter. 
Price: 555.00 USD
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18 Form of Funeral Ceremony, Castle of Sorrow, and Dedication Ceremony for Knights of the Golden Eagle
Baltimore, MD 1890 Cloth Good Minus 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
Presumed early edition, possibly a first. Printed by James Young. Olive drab cloth binding. Blind-stamped covers with gilt-stamped lettering on the front cover. Some spotting and soiling to the binding. . 5.75 x 4.5 inches. The text block is present but is disbound. With 18 numbered pages. Minor age toning and scattered light marginal smudging, else a clean interior. Rated a Good Minus copy. Scarce in any condition. With thanks to Wikipedia for the following: "The Knights of the Golden Eagle was a fraternal organization founded in Baltimore in 1872. The order's original objectives were to help its members find employment and aid them while unemployed. Membership was open to white males over 18, without physical or mental handicaps, who were able to write and support themselves, were law abiding of sound moral character and of the Christian faith. There was a female auxiliary called the Ladies of the Golden Eagle. In the early years of its existence the group received assistance from other secret societies and fraternal groups. The Odd Fellows helped them become established in Philadelphia in 1875 and the Knights of Pythias helped them become established in Massachusetts in 1880. Local lodges were called Castles, statewide structures were called Grand Castles, and the overall group Supreme Castle. In the early 1920s the Knights were headquartered at 814-816 North Broad Street, Philadelphia. The last known headquarters of the group was in North Wales, Pennsylvania." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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19 Livres Précieux, Catalogue No. XXII
Chartres, France Librairie Sourget 2000 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Printed and bound in France by Durand. Photography by Dan Maronet, Studio Angles. Handsome blue cloth binding, with gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 9 x 12 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 354 numbered pages. With numerous color plates, some full page, on heavy coated stock. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. Either unread or very gently read. Gorgeous full-pictorial dust jacket, including the over-sized flaps. This volume includes a list of asking prices for the books on offer. A Near Fine copy in a Nead Fine DJ. This catalog features an offering of fine books ranging over a period of several centuries, 1250-1920. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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20 Manuscrits Enluminés et Livres Précieux, 1280-1930, Catalogue No. XXI
Chartres, France Librairie Sourget 2000 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Ce catalogue propose une vente de beaux livres et manuscrits enluminés allant de Philippe le Bel à Proust. Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Printed and bound in France by Durand. Photography by Dan Maronet, Studio Angles. Handsome blue cloth binding, with gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. Slight spine lean. 9 x 12 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 616 numbered pages. With numerous color plates, some full page, on heavy coated stock. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. Either unread or very gently read. Gorgeous full-pictorial dust jacket, including the over-sized flaps. A Near Fine copy in a Nead Fine DJ. This catalog features an offering of fine books and illuminated manuscripts ranging from Philippe le Bel to Proust. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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21 From the Collections of the Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek, III [Third Volume]
Copenhagen Ejnar Munksgaard 1942 First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Text sections variously in English, German and French. Not ex library. 11.25 x 7.75 inches. A paperback with pale gray wrappers with yapped edges. The plain wrappers are printed in black lettering. Unbumped spine head and gently bumped tail, with gently bumped corners impressing the top corner of the pages, quite minor. 1 inch tear to the front wrapper along the spine head, a cosmetic issue only and hardly noticeable. With xvi and 420 numbered pages. With numerous monochrome archival photos, line drawings and plates detailing items from the inventory of the museum. The book with no age-toning apparent. Many unopened pages, hence unread. An exceptionally clean copy, inside and out. A Very Good copy. The third catalogue from a series of catalogues highlighting collections of art and antiquities acquired by the Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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22 Bibliothèque d'architecture d'un amateur: De VITRUVE à LEDOUX,
Paris Alde 2014 First Edition Cloth Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is the catalog for a fine books sale of 6 March 2014. This is not a bilingual edition; text in French only. Royal blue cloth binding with crisp, silver-stamped lettering, and with pictorial paper label to the front board. Unbumped spine head and very gently bumped tail, with sharp corners. 12 x 9 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 267 numbered pages. With numerous illustrations, mostly in color and some full-page, on semi-glossy stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Estimations list laid in. This is a gorgeous copy in Near Fine condition. This sale consisted of selections from the architecture library of a sophisticated collector. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. Reliure de l’éditeur pleine toile bleu, 267 pp., illustrations en couleurs. Exemplaire en superbe état. Catalogue de la vente, Paris, Hôtel Meurice, 6 mars 2014 
Price: 60.00 USD
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23 The Cathedral City of Constantinople. Vol. 1: Constantinople - The Patriarchal Cathedrals. Vol. 2: Chalcedon - The Historic Bishopric of Bithynia.
Alimos, Greece Militos 1996 First Edition Buckram Near Fine No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
This is a bilingual publication in Greek and in English. Complete in two volumes. One of an unstated limitation, probably not exceeding 1,000 copies. Printed and bound in Greece. Folio, 13.25 x 9.75 inches. As to each volume, handsome royal blue buckram binding, with image to the front board and crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Unbumped spine heads and tails, and with sharp corners. Text blocks firmly bound in. Lovely patterned pastedowns and FEPs. Vol. I with 63 numbered text pages, followed by numerous unnumbered pages of plates. Vol. I with 43 numbered text pages, followed by numerous unnumbered pages of plates. All plates in vivid color, with many full-page, and all on heavy, semi-glossy stock. Immensely clean inside and out, and quite tight. Either unread or very gently read. No dust jackets, as issued. In the original custom box. The lidded box with royal blue paper over hardboards. The bottom corner of the box, formerly loose where the fore-edge meets the bottom-edge, has been deftly repaired with color-matched bindery cloth tape. The box remains quite serviceable and in any event has done an excellent job of preventing any harm to the two volumes. A Near Fine set of volumes in a Very Good box. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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24 Rare and Desirable Western Americana, Collection of Dr. Lester E. Bauer
New York, New York, U.S.A. Parke-Bernet Galleries 1958 First Edition Paperback Very Good Minus 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
This is the catalog for sale no. 1860 held December 2 and 3, 1958 by Parke-Bernet Galleries in New York. The sale prominently featured significant books and other printed matter on Western Americana from the collection of Dr. Lester E. Bauer. 9.25 x 6 inches. Beige heavy stock paper wrappers with red lettering to the front and spine. Edge wear to wrappers on account of yapped edges. Gently read and fairly tight. 137 numbered pages. With a few B&W illustrations. The text block is soldily attached to the binding. No remainder marks. For most lots the prices realized appear in a neat ink or pencil hand in the margins. Also with a list of Prices Realized slipped in. A Very Good Minus copy. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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25 Smithsonian Institution War Background Studies, Nos. 1-12
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Smithsonian Institution 1942 First Edition Thus Buckram Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A publication of the series, Smithsonian Institution War Background Studies. Published sequentially between 1942 and 1943. Printed and presumed bound in Baltimore, MD. Present are the first twelve issues of that series. #1. Bishop, Carl Whiting. Origin of the Far Eastern Civilizations. #2. Swanton, John R. The Evolution of Nations. #3. Hrdlicka, Ales. The Peoples of the Soviet Union. #4. Krieger, Herbert W. Peoples of the Philippines. #5. Friedman, Herbert. The Natural History Background of Camouflage. #6. Weckler, J. E., Jr. Polynesians Explorers of the Pacific. #7. Embree, John F. The Japanese. #8. Deignan, H. G. Siam--Land of Free Men. #9. Stirling, A. W. The Native Peoples of New Guinea. #10. Cochran, Doris M. Poisonous Reptiles of the World: A Wartime Handbook. #11. Roberts, Frank H. H., Jr. Egypt and the Suez Canal. #12. Swanton, John R. Are Wars Inevitable? Light gray buckram binding, with gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with generally unbumped corners. Lightly soiled binding. Text block firmly bound in. 9 x 6 inches. With monochrome photoplates here and there. Also with a pristine pull-out map illustrating the various languages of the Philippines. A very clean copy, and very tight. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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26 Heinrich Zille: Das graphische Werk (German Edition)
Berlin, Germany Henschelverlag Kunst und Gesellschaft 1984 3920393007 First German Edition Cloth Fine Fine Limited Edition 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Zille, Heinrich 
Heinrich Zille [1858-1929]. Dies ist nicht eine zweisprachige Ausgabe. Text nur in deutscher Sprache, nicht in Englisch. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in German only, not in English. This is copy. no. 1293 of a limited edition of 1,400 numbered copies. Presumed first printing. Printed and bound in Germany. Cocoa-colored linen-lilke cloth binding, with crisp black-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 10.75 x 9.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 226 numbered pages. With silk satin ribbin page marker. Heavy, semi-glossy coated stock with numerous illustrations, including 8 full-page, full-color plates. An immaculate copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Lovely pictorial DJ, unclipped. Just a hint of rubbing to the DJ. DJ in a clear Mylar DJ protector. Housed in the original, light-duty, plain cardboard slip case. A Fine copy in a Fine DJ in a Near Fine slip case. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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27 The Palatial Mansion of the Late Henry James Smith and its Rare and Costly Contents, De Luxe Illustrated Edition
New York, New York, U.S.A. The American Art Association 1910 First Edition Half-Leather Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
This is copy no. 61 of a limited edition of 275 copies only. Printed and bound by the Lent & Graff Company, NY. Photographs by Lawrence X. Champeaux, NY. Photogravures by A. W. Elson & Co., Boston. Approximately 13 x 10 inches. Originally issued bound in semi-stiff beige wrappers with over-wrappers. This copy presumed bound by original or early owner, Howard Young Gallery, in contemporary oxblood-colored half morocco, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine, and with oxblood-colored buckram boards. Hubbed spine to a handsome effect. Front hinge slightly tender and with 2-inch clean crack along the top of the front gutter, generally a cosmetic issue. Gently bumped/abraded spine tail and lower corners. Binding generally unsoiled and well-preserved. A most attractive binding. Gray paper pastedowns and FEPs. Text block firmly bound in. Fore- and bottom edges attractively deckled. With several unnumbered pages of introductory text, plus unnumbered pages in which 924 auction lots are itemized. With approximately two dozen full-page photogravures depicting interior views of the mansion plus numerous B&W photogravures with additional views, including the exterior and interior. Also with many photographs, referenced by lot number, of various furniture and furnishings. This volume also includes Ground Floor Plans of Mansion as two double-page spreads: basement plan, first floor, second floor, third floor, fourth floor, and studio. Small oval purple ink stamp of previous owner to the top corner of the front pastedown. Front FEP with a 3-inch piece of clear tape near the bottom corner, quite minor. Following FEP with the number 112 stamped neatly to the upper corner. One or two text pages with a light blemish. Else an exceptionally clean copy. A hint of age toning to all pages, quite minor. No remainder marks. A Very Good copy. Scarce in any condition. This book is the auction catalog for the sale of the mansion, and contents of said mansion, of Henry James Smith and located at 871 Fifth Avenue, New York. The sale took place over the course of five days, January 18-22 inclusive, 1910. The mansion, designed by architect William Schickel, was completed in 1883. Eventually it was almost entirely rebuilt by the firm of McKim, Mead & White. Demolition was scheduled for 1942. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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28 Das frühe Plakat in Europa und den USA. Ein Bestandskatalog. Band I: Grossbritannien Vereinigte Staaten van Nordamerika; Band 2: Frankreich und Belgien; Band 3: Deutschland, Teil 1
Berlin, Germany Gebr. Mann Verlag 1973 First German Edition Cloth Very Good Plus Very Good Minus Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Dies ist nicht eine zweisprachige Ausgabe. Text nur in deutscher Sprache, nicht in Englisch, ausnahmen: Band I mit einer kurzen Zusammenfassung in Englisch; Band II mit kurzen Zusammenfassungen in Französisch und Englisch. Text in German, not in English, except that: Volume I with brief summary in English; Volume II with brief summaries in French and in English. In essence this is not a bilingual edition. Present are the first three volumes in a four-volume series. [ISBN 0378661399, 3786161607, and 3786111332.] The missing volume is Part II, Plates, for Volume 3, Deutschland. Printed and bound in Germany. Gray cloth hardboard bindings, with crisp paper title labels to the front boards and to the spines. Generally unbumped spine heads and tails, with fairly sharp corners. Note that the rear board of Vol. III at one time apparently suffered some water damage and both sides of the rear board now have a cosmetic repair, a heavy paper sheet neatly affixed to either side. 12.5 x 9.25 inches. With lxxvii, 226, clv, 481, xvi and 506 numbered pages. The volumes with full-color, full-page plates and numerous B&W illustrations. All plates on heavy coated stock. The color plate printing technique is evocative of 19th century chromolithography. Exceptionally clean volumes, except as noted to Vol. III, and rather tight. Gently read. No remainder marks. Attractive, full-pictorial DJs, unclipped. Vol. I DJ with edge wear at spine head and tail and with 4 inch repaired vertical tear at spine tail. Vol. II DJ with tidewater mark at the botton corner, not at all affecting the book binding. Vol. III DJ with large stain to rear and with corresponding protective board affixed to the rear board of the book. All DJs protected by transparent plastic over-wrappers. Very Good Plus volumes in Very Good Minus DJs. A very heavy set, weighing almost 18 pounds. 
Price: 395.00 USD
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29 English Potter - American Patriot? Extracts from the Extraordinary Life of Richard Champion
UK Nicholas Panes 2016 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Private Press 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Printed in Wales. Blue hardback binding with crisp gold-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. Immensely clean inside and out. 10.75 x 8.25 inches. 160 numbered pages, with numerous full color plates of fine Champion's Bristol porcelain. The plates on medium-weight glossy paper. Text block firmly bound in. Blue silk-satin ribbon page marker. Almost certainly unread. The full-pictorial DJ is unclipped and virtually unrubbed. A Fine copy in a Fine DJ. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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30 A New and Accurate Description of the Present Great Roads and the Principal Cross Roads of England and Wales, Commencing at London and continuing to the farthest Parts of the Kingdom...
London, England R. & J. Dodsley 1756 Presumed First Edition Disbound Good Plus Association Copy 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
First [and only?] edition. In contemporary [?] or very early full leather binding of brown calf. Boards present but completely and cleanly detached. The binding much rubbed and dessicated, especially along the spine. The hubbed spine bearing, in blind-stamp, "Roads of England." Also, at the spine tail, in much-rubbed gilt, the date 1756. The firmly bound text block retains great integrity. 7 x 4.5 inches. On rag content, laid paper. With title page, 6 unnumbered pages, 168 and lxiv numbered pages. Title page states, Price Bound Four Shillings. With a handsome tail-piece engraving at p. 161 and at p. xl. Tipped in to the FEP opposite page lxiv is a large fold-out B&W map with decorative cartouche, Kitchin's most Accurate Map of the Roads of England and Wales: with the Distances by the Mile-Stones, and other most exact Admensurations between Town & Town. Map measures 14.5 x 14.25 inches (37 x 36 cm). The map in remarkable condition; just a hint of age-toning. Book's pastedowns and opposite FEPs with glue off-settings. Front pastedown with the handsome armorial/pictorial bookplate of R.P.L. Booker. A blank front FEP with the inscription, likely in his own hand, "R. P. Lee Booker, Eton" in very small neat ink writing. Preliminaries lightly to moderately age toned. Tiny tear to middle of p. 15. Else a rather clean copy. Downgraded to Good Plus chiefly on account of the poor state of the binding. Deemed worthy of custom rebinding or restoration. This is a study of the then-present principal roads of England and Wales, with detailed descriptions of way-stations, landmarks, distances, &c. Includes a section about the itinerary of Antoninus and Roman stations in England. Perhaps the most remarkable and significant feature of the book is the fold-out map, a map that seldom survives in extant copies of the book. A rare book in any condition. R. P. Lee Booker [died 1922?] was educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford, where he gained a first class in Mods. and a second class in Lit. Hum. in 1887. No later than 1888 he was appointed to the faculty at Eton College, Windsor, eventually serving as a House Master. Booker apparently served in WWI. By 1920 Booker had left Eton in hopes that he would find suitable employment elsewhere, though he made some critical remarks about the education system. He commented on the difficulty of getting his work printed. Booker was exceptionally interested in English antiquity, archaeology and history. He was a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries [FSA]. Specific interests apparently included: Prehistoric monuments and earthworks; Roman monuments and Roman earthworks; English ecclesiastical monuments; English secular monuments. In that regard, and commencing around 1908, he was active in contributing extensively to an inventory of the ancient and historical monuments and constructions connected with or illustrative of the contemporary culture, civilization and conditions of life of the people in England from the earliest times to the year 1700. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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31 Ancienne Collection Du Duc De Talleyrand, Dessins Italiens et Céramiques Européennes, 26 juin 2002
Paris, France Christie's 2002 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 5029, Paris, France. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Primary text in French, ancillary text in English. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 151 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. With "Prices Realized" laid in. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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32 Important Mobilier, Objets d'Art et Tapisseries 22 juin 2004
Paris, France Christie's 2004 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 5086, Paris, France. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Primary text in French, ancillary text in English. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 211 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. With "Prices Realized" laid in. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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33 Collection d'un Grand Amateur Européen, 14 décembre 2004
Paris, France Christie's 2004 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 5035, Paris, France. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Primary text in French, ancillary text in English. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 196 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. 
Price: 29.50 USD
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34 Mobilier du Château de Gallerande, 30 Mars 2004
Paris, France Christie's 2004 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 5081, Paris, France. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Primary text in French, ancillary text in English. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 196 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. With "Prices Realized" laid in. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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35 Important Mobilier, Objets d'Art, 14 Décembre 2004
Paris, France Christie's 2004 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 5095, Paris, France. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Primary text in French, ancillary text in English. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 174 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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36 Succession de M. Henri Samuel, 15 Décembre 1996
Monaco Christie's 1996 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 5741, held at the Metropole Palace, Monaco. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Primary text in French, ancillary text in English. Gorgeous pictorial over-wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 224 numbered pages and with numerous B&W and color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. With "Prices Realized" laid in. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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37 Out of the Ordinary: Gibbs and Lindsay, 10 May 2006
London, England Christie's 2006 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 7306, London. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the UK. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 378 numbered pages and with numerous B&W and color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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38 Fine English, French, Continental Furniture, Porcelain and Sculpture, 24 & 29 April 1992
New York Christie's 1992 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the USA. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 195 numbered pages and with numerous B&W and color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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39 The House Sale, Including Lambert Estate and Seifter Estate, 5 & 6 October 2004
New York Christie's 2004 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 1416, New York. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the USA. Gorgeous pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 309 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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40 Property of a European Collector, 17 October 2002
New York Christie's 2002 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Christie's Sale No. 1179, New York. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the USA. Gorgeous full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 200 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. With "Prices Realized" laid in. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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41 European Ceramics, 8 November 1999
London, England Sotheby & Co. 1999 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the UK. Gorgeous full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 68 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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42 Later Continental Ceramics and Glass, 29 October 1991
London, England Sotheby & Co. 1991 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the UK. Gorgeous full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 61 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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43 Fine European and American Furniture, Decorative Arts, Silver and Garden Ornaments, 25 February 2008
San Francisco, CA Bonhams 2008 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Bonhams Sale No. 15877, San Francisco, CA. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the USA. Gorgeous full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 225 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 23.50 USD
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44 Quinti Curtii Rufi de Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni Libri
London, England Jacobi Tonson & Johannis Watts 1716 First Edition Thus Full-Leather Very Good Plus Association Copy 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
This publicaton is entirely in Latin, not in English. Edited by Michael Maittaire. Later full morocco binding of a bay color tending towards burgundy, and with hubbed spine in six panels. Boards with gilt rules, small diaper-design borders in blind and with large diaper design in blind to the centers. Spine states, in fairly crisp gilt-stamped letters, "Auctores Classici Latini, Tom. XI, Curtius, Londini, M.DCC.XVI., Maittaire." Generally unbumped spine head and tail and with slightly bumped corners, The leather binding is exceptionally clean and free of scratches. The spine is lightly and evenly sunned. The text block is firmly bound in. 7.25 x 4.5 inches. With brown paper pastedowns and FEPs. T.E.G. and with fabulous gauffred edges in a diaper design. Frontispiece copper engraving of an idealized Alexander and his horse. With [2], frontispiece, title page in red and black, and other preliminary material on unnumbered pages, 272 numbered pages, index of 8 unnumbered pages and [2]. Included are: a statement of royal license from Queen Anne, dated, 4 April 1713, to Michael Mattaire for the sole printing and publishing of the complete collection of all the Greek and Latin authors in twelves; a four-page Dedicatio dated December 1715; a Brevis Notitia; a Variantes Lectiones ex Veronensi Codice anno 1491. Main text consists of Liber Tertius through Liber Decimus, with head- and tail-pieces and with illustrated capitals. Very light intermittent foxing; astonishingly clean overall. Front pastedown with the stunning early 20th century bookplate of Julius Berzunza, the noted collector of books on Alexander the Great. Rear pastedown with the handsome heraldic early 19th century bookplate of William Markham, Esquire, Becca Lodge, Yorkshire. Else a very clean copy. A Very Good Plus copy. An altogether charming and handsome volume and a pleasure to hold in hand. "Michael Maittaire [1668-1747] was a French-born classical scholar and bibliographer in England, and a tutor to Lord Philip Stanhope." He was well-regarded for editing Curtius Rufus. 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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45 Good Old Granny Metcalfe's Household Helps for 1905
Cleveland, OH 1905 First Edition Pamphlet Good Plus 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Issued for the year 1905, this is an almanac and a guide for various folk remedies for various ailments and conditions. Printed in Cleveland, OH, by J. B. Savage Print. Color chromolithograph wrappers front and back, the front illustrating the eponymous Good Old Granny ringing three large bells, the back depicting a girl nestled against a protective Saint Bernard dog. Approximately 8.5 x 6.25 inches. 32 numbered pages. Small hole with pink string to the upper left corner, presumably for hanging the almanac at arm's reach. The interior is age-toned; the paper used is no doubt somewhat acidic. There is a brown blotch of approximately two square inches in size at the middle of the bottom of each page. Text covered by the blotch remains legible. Else generally a clean copy. Downgraded to Good Plus due to the blotch; otherwise would be very good. Treats of topics such as weather predictions, diptheria microbes, pine-tar-honey solution, walker's remedy, catarrh, and the like. The entire publication is essentially a folksy promotional for a product called Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey. 
Price: 49.50 USD
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46 Colored Birds-Eye View and Good Auto Route Map of New York and Vicinity
New York, NY George J. Nostrand Presumed First Edition Map Very Good Minus Map Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall 
Undated but believed circa 1925. Title page in bright orange lettering on a cream background, "Colored Birds-Eye View and Good Auto Route Map of New York and Vicinity showing suburban communities, harbors, water-ways, leading streets, avenues & highways." Dimensions as folded, about 7 x 4 inches. This is a one-sided [except for the title section], folded sheet, oblong, approximately 20.5 x 30.75 inches, printed in chromolithograph. Seas in blue, lands in green, large buildings in red, lettering in black. Several boats depicted at sea and an airplane in the sky at the top of the map. Unfolds accordian-style into 8 panels and then folds out top and bottom to 24 panels total. The full-color map with a red rule surround, Unobtrusive tape repairs to the underside of about four tears. A few 1/4 to 1/2 inch separations along the fold at interior corners, generally only visible when held up to bright light. Eight thumbtack holes around the outer margin of the map. Intermittent very light soiling but in general quite clean. Overall the condition of this piece of ephemera is Very Good Minus. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 495.00 USD
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47 New Map of North Wales Published By John Seacome, Bookseller, Chester
Chester, England John Seacome, Bookseller Presumed First Edition Buckram Very Good Map 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall 
A fold-out map in booklet form, the booklet measuring about 4.25 x 4.25 inches. Undated but circa 1830. Presumed first edition but may be a later printing. The publisher, John Seacome, Bookseller, Chester, Engalnd, was active from approximately 1828 to 1836. Published by him in association with R. Groombridge, London. Olive drab buckram hardboards, with a handsome if age-yellowed title label to the front board, the pasted-on label with black lettering and ornament. Presumed contemporary binding but may be later. The map is a 12-section folded sheet, oblong, approximately 13 x 16 inches, backed onto stiff muslin or similar. Consists of a color map of the northern half of Wales. Appears to be hand-colored. Chief colors are: pale yellow, pale red, and pale green on a background of eggshell-color, and the map text is in black. Map engraved by J. and A. Walker. The folds of the map fall into place very cleanly when folding the map back up. A charming and useful feature of this booklet, obviously designed to be pocket-sized for the convenience of the traveler, is a printed table, on the reverse of the front board, of distances from town to town in north Wales. "The names of the respective Towns are on the top and side, and the Square where both meet gives the distance." The map is exceptionally clean, with no markings, tears or other demerits noted, apart from very light and uniform age-fading. The map has a dimension of approximately 13.5 x 10.75 inches. Overall the condition of this piece of ephemera is Very Good. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 495.00 USD
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48 Europe 1939, A Map by Fortune
New York, New York, U.S.A. Fortune Magazine 1939 First Edition Map Near Fine Map Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall Fortune Art Department 
Issued as a supplement to the October 1939 issue of Fortune magazine. This is a double-sided, folded sheet, oblong, approximately 21.5 x 27 inches, printed on both sides. One side consists of a color map of Europe at the outbreak of World War Two, a war commencing either on August 31st or September 1st, 1939, depending on your source, when the German army iinvaded Poland. The other side consists of printed text. The chief colors of the map are red, blue and yellow on a background of eggshell-color, and the map text is in black. The map indicates air bases, naval bases, fortified lines, and secondary fortifications. Additionally, cities are indicated by population size. Later this map would be regarded as depicting the earliest version of the European Theater of Operations. The map, as it happens, was sent to the printer for final closing on the eve of the German invasion of Poland. The text side consistes of an article, "The War of 1939" and hinting at the initial popular belief that the war would probably not last long; "The FORTUNE Survey: Supplement on War" with interesting polling results; and an "Index to Map" identifying 665 European towns. The map and text sides are immensely clean, with no markings, tears or other demerits noted, apart from the fold lines. The sheet was apparently issued as a quarter-fold, i.e., folded once horizontally and then once vertically, resulting is a dimension of approximately 13.5 x 10.75 inches. At some point a previous owner folded the map twice more, to a dimension of about 6.75 x 5.4 inches. There is a hint of age-fading along the exposed edges of the text side, NOT of the map side. Overall the condition of this piece of ephemera is Near Fine. Scarce in any condition. An attractive item for a collection of WWII/ETO memorabilia. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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49 Bleu Céleste from A to ff
London, England Adrian Sassoon 2003 First British Edition Pamphlet Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Issued June 2003. Designed and printed in England. Handsome pictorial wrappers, immensely clean. 8.25 x 8.25 inches. 16 unnumbered pages. Heavy coated stock with numerous full-color plates of 14 examples of Vincennes and Sèvres porcelain in the distinctive turquoise-blue color, plus commentary. Includes the slipped-in prices list. An exceptionally clean and Fine copy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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50 Alexandre Gabriel Decamps 1803-1860
Williamstown, MA Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute 1984 First Edition Paperback Very Good Plus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Decamps, Alexandre Gabriel 
This is a catalogue for an exhibit 2 March - 29 April 1984. Printed and bound in the USA. Very clean pictorial wrappers. Unbumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. Wrappers fan only slightly, trivial. 10 x 8 inches. Text block firmly bound in. With 68 numbered pages, and numerous B&W illustrations on medium-weight stock. Small rubbing spot to lower part of rear wrapper. Else a very clean volume. No remainder marks. A Very Good Plus copy. The following is modified from Wikipedia: "Decamps, born in Paris, travelled early in life in the East, and reproduced Oriental life and scenery with a bold fidelity to nature that puzzled conventional critics. His powers, however, soon came to be recognized, and he was ranked along with Delacroix and Ingres as one of the leaders of the French school. He was the most influential painter on Orientalism and was proclaimed the chief of the new Orientalist School." 
Price: 40.00 USD
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51 Catalogue de la Collection Philippe Wiener rédigé avec le concours de MM. Louis Réau, Jules Féral, et MM. Mannheim
Paris Jacques Seligmann et Fils 1929 First Edition Half-Leather Very Good Minus Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Catalogue for an auction of the Philippe Wiener collection at Jacques Seligmann & fils, Paris, in 1929. First and only edition. No. 80 of a numbered edition of 250 copies only. Published 29 October 1929 by L'Agence de Publicité et d'Impressions d'Art, Paris, for Jacques Seligmann et fils, Paris. Beautifully bound in contemporary bordeaux-colored half leather, with marbled-paper hardboards. Hubbed spine with crisp gilt-stamped lettering. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners with moderate rubbing. Note that in a thin vertical line along most of the front and rear boards, and adjacent to the spine, there is evidence that some heavy paper or similar was once glued on and later removed as cleanly as possible. Else the binding is quite clean and the leather has a smooth hand. The marbled paper boards are impressively free of demerits. Text block firmly bound in. 12.5 x 10.5 inches. T.E.G. Handsome marbled paper pastedowns and FEPs. Cream-colored heavy-weight paper. With 10 pages of detailed introductory text, principally focusing on 18th century furniture from the Wiener collection, followed by CX [110] numbered plates, almost all of which are full page. Presumed heliotype gravures. A prefatory notes page corresponds to each plate. The interior is impressively clean. A Very Good Minus book. Summary: Watercolors, drawings, gouaches, pastels. Paintings. Sculptures. Various objects. Pendulums, bronzes. Furniture. Tapestries. Jacques Seligmann [1858 - 1923] was a highly successful antiquarian and art dealer with businesses in both Paris and New York. He was one of the first to foster American interest in building collections of European art. After his death his son Germaine continued the business. Fort In-4 reliure demi chagrin bordeaux à coins, dos à nerfs, titre doré en plein, plats et gardes marbrés, tête dorée, 110 objets décrits et illustrés en noir hors texte. N° 80 des 250 exemplaires numérotés. Bonne condition. Sommaire: Aquarelles, Dessins, Gouaches, Pastels. Tableaux. Sculptures. Objets variés. Pendules, Bronzes. Sièges. Meubles. Tapisseries. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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52 Excavations at Nemea: Vol. I: Topgraphical and Architectural Studies: The Sacred Square, the Xenon and the Bath.
Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA University of California Press 1992 0520070275 First Edition Buckram Very Good Plus No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
First printing of the first edition. Printed and bound in the USA. Blue buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. 12 x 9 inches. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, with gently bumped corners.Text block firmly bound in. XXX and 319 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with 499 B&W figures, including archival photos, line drawings, and plans. Included in the rear pocket are six fold-out plans and elevations, as called for and in excellent condition. Light pencil erasure to the upper corner of the half title page, else a clean copy, and very tight. Very gently read. No DJ [as issued?]. A Very Good Plus copy. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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53 Rare and Beautiful Books from the Bonel Library + Supplement, 2 volumes total
Beverly Hills, CA Golden Legend 2002 First Edition Paperback As New 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This offering consists of Rare and Beautiful Books from the Bonel Library and also of the eponymous Supplement, publlished respectively in 2002 and in 2012. Each volume is 11 x 8.5 inches. Handsome full-pictorial wrappers, with color images of books on a white background. With 136 and 80 numbered pages. Each volume with color illustrations on semi-glossy stock. Unread copies in Fine condition. Extremely scarce in any condition. From the private library of prominent San Francisco bookseller Richard Hilkert [1928-2014]. A catalogue of an important collection of first editions, beautifully bound books and livres d’artistes. The Bonel Library is housed in a private library not available to the public. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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54 Fabrique Spéciale d'Orfévrerie et de Bronzes pour les Églises
Paris, France Picard Presumed First Edition Half-Leather Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. A lovely copy of an exceptionally scarce book. Undated but presumed second half of 19th century. Picard offered fine bronze and other metalwork objects for church use. Published by Picard, 47 rue de Sèvres, Paris. Printed by Sarazin, rue Gît-le-Cur, Paris. 10.75 x 8.5 inches. Originally issued in paper wrappers. Now in half leather with dark brown calf spine and corners, all with blind-stamped design of wavy lines, and with marbled paper hardboards in tones of orange and bronze. Hubbed spine, the spine with gilt-stamped title. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. The binding in first-rate condition and with scarcely any rubbing. The gorgeous binding is a work of art in its own right. Heavy-duty mustard-gold pastedowns and endpapers. Text block tightly bound in. 40 numbered pages of text plus 202 B&W illustrations on unnumbered pages. Preliminaries with tidewater markings, especially in the upper corners. A few fingering marks and other light blemishes to the pages. Else clean internally, and with minimal page waviness apparent. A Very Good copy in impressive condition for its age. Rare trade catalogue from the French manufacturer of elaborate and finely crafted metalwork, Henri Picard. Featured are chandeliers, candelabres, lampes, lustres, tabernacles, encensoires, and more. No copies of this catalogue are listed in OCLC/WorldCat. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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55 Studies in Honor of Benno Landsberger on His Seventy-Fifth Birthday, April 21, 1965
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Oriental Institute 1965 Presumed First Edition Buckram Very Good Plus Ex-Library 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
From the series, Assyriological Studies, No. 16. Ex library, presumably non-circulating, and with few of the usual ex library markings. Principal text in English and with secondary text in German and French, and with Hebrew, Sumerian and other languages appearing. Prrinted and bound in the USA. 12 x 9.5 inches. Originally issued as a paperback but promptly rebound in a handsome, medium-duty library binding of blue buckram, with white-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. The boards are exceptionally clean. The text block is firmly bound in and the original blue front wrapper is preserved in excellent condition. The book contains viii and 448 numbered pages interspersed with XV full-page duotone plates, 11 of which are on glossy stock. A Very Good Plus copy. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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56 The Book of the Dead, with Twenty-five Illustrations
London, England The British Museum 1925 First Edition Pamphlet Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
First edition, first printing of a popular booklet that was reissued several times over the years. Printed and bound in London for the British Museum. 9.5 x 6 inches. Ex-library with the usual ex-library markings. Plain blue wrappers with black-stamped lettering. The wrappers are soiled and age-faded. The wrappers are neatly reinforced along the spine with cloth-tape. With 43 numbered pages of text, and with 25 illustrations including monochrome plates, some full-page, and B&W line drawings. Apart from the ex-library markings, a clean interior and rated as a Good copy. A synopsis by the famed Egyptologist E. A. Wallis Budge. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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57 Répertoire Médico-Chirurgical et Obstétrical, ou croix de monographies, théses, mémoires, etc. Sur la Médecine, la Chirurgie et l'Art des Accouchements
Brussels, Belgium Société Typographique Belge 1837 Presumed First Edition Quarter-leather Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. These are two orphan volumes, being Vols. 3 and 4 of a four volume set. As to Vol. 3, sections include hypochondrie, irritation encéphalique, chirurgie d'Hippocrate, tumeur blanche, syhhilis, tumeurs sanguines. As to Vol. 4, sections include grandes épidémies, croup, asthénie, opium, rectum, autoplastie, avortement. Bound in brown quarter-calf, the spines with crisp gilt-stamped lettering and rules. The boards in a matching marbled paper in various brown tones. Generally unbumped but lightly rubbed spine heads and tails, with gently bumped and lightly abraded corners. The bindings are rubbed but on the whole quite clean. Strong hinges. Text blocks firmly bound in. Blue tinted page edges to a handsome effect. 9.25 x 6 inches. With 468 and 410 numbered pages. Light foxing to the preliminaries. A neat and simple number label affixed to each spine. Vol. 4 with notes in a neat pencil hand to the front FEP. Attractive date stamp of previous owner, Dr. Ch. Mayor, to each title page. Else reasonably clean volumes. A Very Good set of two orphan volumes. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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58 Della grandezza dell' originale, a copper engraving presumed from Le antichita di Ercolano, Tome IV
1792 Very Good Plus Fine Art Print 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Piroli, Tommaso 
This is an Italian copper engraving after a design by Tommaso Piroli, ca. 1752-1824. This print is labeled Plate 3 [Tav. 3] and is presumed to be from "Le antichita di Ercolano, Tome IV" but this is not certain and it may instead be from the artist's mural series of Roman ruins. In any case a most charming engraving in desirable condition. Presumed circa 1792 as the 6 volumes of Ercolano were published between 1789 and 1807. Possibly inspired by copper etchings from "Raccolta di Pitture d'Ercolano", a collection of prints which was published between the years 1752 - 1762. The prints of both editions were made from frescos and artifacts excavated in Herculaneum. Not examined out of shrink-wrapped matting. Observable print size at least 6.25 x 7.75 inches. Size as matted is 12.5 x 14. Over all very clean save for very light toning/soiling, almost imperceptible. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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59 Arms of the Dutchess of Kendal
England Very Good Plus Fine Art Print 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Hogarth, William 
This is a late 18th century English engraving after an oil painting by William Hogarth [1697-1764]. Arms of the Dutchess (sic!) of Kendal (and Munster; German Countess Ehrengard von der Schulenburg, Princess of Eberstein). Presumed circa 1790. Inscribed: Hogarth invt., A. M. Ireland sculpt. Not examined out of shrink-wrapped matting. Observable print size at least 6.5 x 5.5 inches. Size as matted is 11.5 x 10.5. Over all very clean save for very light toning/foxing along the left side of the left arms bearer. Niemeyer Rare Books provides to following interesting information: "Obviously unmarried and without issue, the lady is said to have been close to George I of Great Britain of the House of Hanover and followed him soon after his accession to the throne (1714), where he endowed her from 1716 on with several titles of nobility. Due to various German specimens, yet indeed also some absurdities, Hogarth seems to have worked the arms still before the deeds of 1716. Trusler not least praises the simplicity and elegance in the attitudes of the two young lateral arms bearers." 
Price: 80.00 USD
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60 Ibarrola Gure Etxean Basauri 1990
Basauri, Bizkaia, Spain Excmo. Ayuntamiento de Basauri 1990 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Plus Very Good Minus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Signed by Illustrator
Una exposición y catálogo. Este libro firmado en tinta por el artista. Cartoné con lomo tela, con sobrecubierta de papel, ilustrado con obras del autor, color y b/n. Agustín Ibarrola Goicoechea es un pintor y escultor español. Movimientos: cubismo, constructivismo, pintura social, expresionismo, Land Art, Equipo 57. Obras notables: Bosque de Oma, Cubos de la Memoria, El bosque de los tótems [1996], Ola a ritmo de txalaparta [1986/1987], Viaje al infinito. Presumed first [and only?] printing of the first edition. Inscribed and signed in a neat blue ink hand by the artist on the reverse of his photo portrait. The text is translated from the Basque into Spanish. Text composition by Biltex. Illustration layout and design by Oficina General de Inventos Paradox. Printing and binding by Imprenta Grafilur, Basauri, Bizkaia, Spain. Quarter charcoal cloth binding with dove gray paper hardboards. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, with trivial bumping to the corners. Very clean binding. 12 x 12 inches. Text block firmly bound in. Black paper pastedowns and FEPs. With 118 numbered pages, and with numerous full-color, full-page plates, almost all on coated stock. Also with several duotone images throughout. Also with die-cut sheets in patterns designed by the artist. A very clean volume, and rather tight, with little hint of shelf life. Gently read. No remainder marks. The unassuming dust jacket is quite plain on the outside but the flaps open to reveal a clever design. The DJ is unclipped, and there is moderate edge wear to the spine head and tail. A Very Good Plus copy in a Very Good Minus DJ. Scarce monograph on the Spanish Basque painter and sculptor Agustín Ibarrola [b.1930]. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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61 Eugène Delâtre (1864-1938): Paysages gravés d'Ile-de-France
Etampes, France Ville d'Etampes 1996 First Edition Pamphlet Very Good Plus 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Delâtre, Eugène 
Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. In French, not in English. This is a catalogue for an exhibition held 5 September to 28 November 1996, at the Hôtel Anne de Pisseleu à Etampes, France. Printed in France. A stapled pamphlet with understated wrappers. 7 x 5.5 inches. With 24 numbered pages of text and B&W illustrations. Lightest soiling to the wrappers, else very clean. A Very Good Plus copy. With thanks to the de Young/Legion of Honor for the following: "A leader in the development of the techniques of color etching at the end of the 19th century, Eugene Delâtre was a painter, watercolorist and printmaker and one of the most important printers in Paris. In addition to creating his own color etchings, he instructed and assisted other artists in making color etchings. As a printer, he worked with some of the most important artists of his day." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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62 Ballet National Hollandaise avec Margot Fonteyn et Rudolf Noureyev
Lausanne, Switzerland Théatre de Beaulieu 1970 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Text in French, including program description. A ballet program for July 10 & 11, 1970, for the Ballet National Hollandaise performing at the Théatre de Beaulieu, Lausanne, Switzerland. The principal dancers are Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Noureyev. Attractive pictorial wrappers with just a hint of rubbing. Bound with two metal staples. Front wrapper features a charming photo of Fonteyn, looking far younger than her age, and a young Noureyev. Generally unbumped wrappers and with fairly sharp corners. A tad of edge-wear. Oblong, 8.5 x 11.75 inches. Wrappers plus 22 unnumbered pages, and with numerous B&W photo illustrations, some full page, and all on non-glossy stock, 1/4 inch tear at bottom of front wrapper, 1/4 inch tear at fore-edge of rear wrapper, both fairly trivial. A very clean copy of these ballet programs. Rated a Very Good copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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63 The Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow, Part Four: The Neoclassical, Romantic, Symbolist and Modern Periods
New York, New York, U.S.A. Christie's 2013 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
An auction catalog for 29 October 2013. Printed and presumed bound in Great Britain. Red cloth hardboard binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 10.75 x 8.25 inches. Text block firmly bound in. Illustrated pastedowns. With 152 numbered pages, and with numerous sepia-tone and color illustrations, some full page, and all on coated stock. An immaculate volume, and very tight, with no hint of shelf life. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. Lovely full-pictorial DJ, unclipped and virtually unrubbed. A Fine copy in a Fine DJ. 
Price: 39.50 USD
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64 Bookplates from the Boston Public Library
Boston, MA, U.S.A. First Edition Unbound Near Fine Manuscript 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall 
Offered is a collection of approximately 30 different bookplates from the Boston Public Library, plus a few duplicates, as well as some bookplates associated with the Library of the University of Virginia. Presumed first printings though a few may be reissues. Many of the bookplates are from various collections in the Boston Public Library and their donations. Several appear to date to the early 20th century. A range of sizes from 24mo to smaller. Most are printed in B&W. A few with black and carmine colored lettering and design. Immensely clean; no evidence of tears or creasing. Condition is Near Fine to Fine. With thanks to James P. Keenan for the following Boston-related note regarding his bookplate business: "I spent days-weeks-months visiting libraries, looking at bookplates, learning about the artists, compiling checklists and evaluating condition of the plates. My friends and I would schedule appointments to visit the Print Department at the Boston Public Library. We’d spend hours at the library looking at bookplates and talking about the designs. Librarians would generally offer me one or several of their library’s bookplates as did bookbinders and printers that I worked with." 
Price: 250.00 USD
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65 Faire bonne figure, Céramiques anciennes, Catalogue No. 17
Paris Christophe Perlès 2016 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Minus No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Printed and bound for Marc & Martin, France. Glossy paper pictorial hardboards. There is a pronounced bump at the spine tail and also near the bottom of the front fore edge. Gently bumped corners. The binding is quite clean. 10.75 x 8.25 inches. 239 numbered pages, with numerous full-page color plates on heavy-weight semi-glossy stock. Text block firmly bound in. Silver silk-satin ribbon page marker. Gently unread. Last several pages with minor bump to the top outer corner. Downgraded to Very Good Minus only on account of the bumping to the binding; else a copy in near fine condition. La galerie Christophe Perlès se décrit comme suit: "Aprés huit ans d’activité au 54 faubourg Saint-Honoré, notre galerie a rejoint le Carré Rive Gauche depuis 1996. Initialement spécialisés dans la céramique française, nous sommes aujourd’hui en mesure de vous proposer un large éventail de faïences et de porcelaines de la plupart des pays d’Europe, du XVI° au début du XIX°siècle." 
Price: 40.00 USD
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66 Alice Neel
New York, New York, U.S.A. Harry N. Abrams, Inc./Philadelphia Museum of Art 2000 0810942151 First American Edition Cloth Very Good Plus Very Good Minus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Neel, Alice 
Presumed first printing of the first American edition. Printed and bound in Great Britain. Oatmeal cloth binding, with crisp blue-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 12 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. With 198 numbered pages, and with 224 illustrations, including 86 full-color plates, all on coated stock. An exceptionally clean volume, and very tight, with little hint of shelf life. Very gently read. No remainder marks. Attractive pictorial DJ, unclipped and with light rubbing. Moderate edgewear/curling along the top of the DJ. A Very Good Plus copy in a Very Good Minus DJ. 
Price: 39.50 USD
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67 Sotheby's, Photographs, 17 October 2003
New York, New York, U.S.A. Sotheby & Co. 2003 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Bonhams Sale No. 20023, New Bond Street, London. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in the USA. Gorgeous full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 224 numbered pages and with numerous B&W and color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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68 Christie's Catalogue, Livres illustres modernes, Dada et surréalisme, 19 Mai 1999
Geneva, Switzerland Christie's 1999 First Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Attractive full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 89 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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69 PIASA Catalogue, Art grec du XXe siècle, 26 novembre 2012
Paris, France PIASA 2012 First French Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Attractive full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 11.75 x 9 inches. With 167 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Gently read. Top corner moderately bumped. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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70 PIASA Catalogue, Livres anciens et modernes, manuscrits, 16 octobre 2012
Paris, France PIASA 2012 First French Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Attractive full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 11.75 x 7.5 inches. With 67 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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71 PIASA Catalogue: Lettres et manuscrits autographes, cartes géographiques, souvenirs historiques. Paris, mardi 11 décembre 2012
Paris, France PIASA 2012 First French Edition Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Attractive full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 78 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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72 Archaeologia or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity, Second Series, Volume XXIX
London, England The Society of Antiquaries 1929 First Edition Buckram Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Prrinted and bound in Oxford, England. 11.75 x 9.75 inches. Medium brown buckram boards, with gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. The spine head and tail are bumped and abraded, and the corners are gently bumped. Ten articles are listed in the table of contents but only eight articles actually appear in the book. Missing are: IV, The Uranical Astrolabe....; and VIII, The Epigraphy of Middle English. Rather than having been removed after the fact, they were never bound in. The book contains xvi and 1 to 54 and 74 to 148 and 180 to 256 numbered pages, and with LXXXIII B&W plates, plus numerous B&W figures and some pull-out drawings and maps, including a superb plan of Corfe Castle in color. There is a substantial crack between the signature preceding page 180 and the following signature, but the text block remains bound in. A Good copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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73 Decade by Decade: Twentieth-Century American Photography from the Collection of the Center for Creative Photography
Boston, MA, U.S.A. Bulfinch Press 1989 0821217216 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
First printing of the stated first edition. Printed and bound in the USA. An English-language edition. Oxford blue cloth binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Virtually unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. Very clean binding. 10.75 x 9.25 inches. With ix and 245 numbered pages, and with numerous B&W photo illustrations and several color plates, all on heavy coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. Almost certainly unread. Attractive full-pictorial dust jacket, unclipped. Moderate rubbing to the DJ. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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74 Corpvs Specvlorvm Etrvscorvm
Ames, IA Iowa State University Press 1987 013803632 Decorative Boards Near Fine No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Stated first edition. Printed and bound in the USA. Brown buckram spine with cream lettering, and cream paper boards with brown and black lettering. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners.13 x 9.25 inches. With 241 numbered pages, including plates of 45 mirrors shown in multiple aspect, all on heavy, matte stock. An exceptionally clean copy, inside and out, and very tight. Presumed unread. A Near Fine copy. A work cataloging significant collections in the Midwestern USA of ancient Etruscan mirrors. 
Price: 33.00 USD
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75 Raccolta Delle Stampe A. Bertarelli, Raccolte di Arte Applicata, Museo degli Strumenti Musicali, Rassegna di Studi e di Notizie, Vol. VII, Anno VI
Milan, Italy Castello Sforzesco 1979 First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good Minus 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Questa non è una edizione bilingue. Testo in italiano, non in inglese. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in Italian, not in English. Pre-published with a date of 1979 but actually printed February 1980. Printed and bound in Italy. Approximately 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Pictorial wrappers. Light rubbing to the wrappers. With 357 numbered pages and with numerous B&W full-page illustrations. A very clean copy, and gently read. A Very Good Minus copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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76 Photograph, Bishop Museum, Honolulu
Honolulu, HI, U.S.A. 1899 Very Good Photo 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
An original B&W photograph documenting the Bishop Museum in Honolulu, Hawaii and its Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. Seen are the Hawaiian Hall and the Polynesian Hall of the museum. Size of image is 5.8 H x 7.8 W inches, size of print including margins is 6.4 H x 8.4 W inches. The museum was founded in 1889 and construction was completed by 1898. Photograph presumed issued about 1899 or possibly reprinted from the negative at a somewhat later date. Very Good condition. Very light semi-creasing along the left side margin area. On the reverse side of the photograph is written in pencil, "Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Dec. 99.." A scarce item of Hawaiiana. The Bishop Museum purportedly contains the world's largest collection of Polynesian artifacts. The library of the museum has one of the most extensive collections of books, periodicals, newspapers and special collections concerned with Hawaii and the Pacific. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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77 Photograph, King Kalakaua Jubilee Ho'okupa Calabash
1886 Very Good Plus Photo 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
An original B&W photograph documenting the 1886 Fiftieth or Silver Jubilee of King Kalakaua of Hawaii and illustrating multiple ho'okupa or gift calabash containers. A calabash was traditionally used for mixing and serving 'awa. Size of image is 7.5 H x 9.5 W inches, size of print including margins is 8.2 H x 10 W inches. Photograph presumed issued about 1886 or possibly reprinted from the negative at a somewhat later date. The calabash assemblage is presumed to be associated with the Luau feast at the Palace grounds, November 23rd, 1886. Very Good Plus condition with no sccratches, creases, discoloration or other significant demerits observed. A few scattered foxing spots to reverse side of photograph. On the reverse side of the photograph is written in pencil, "1886 King Kakakuau's Jubilee Hookupa Calabashes." A scarce item of Hawaiiana. 
Price: 495.00 USD
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78 Inscriptions Reveal, Documents from the Time of the Bible, the Mishna and the Talmud
Jerusalem Israel Museum 1973 Revised Edition Buckram Very Good Plus Very Good Minus 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Stated revised second edition, winter 1973. This is a bilingual edition in Hebrew and in English. Printed and presumed bound in Israel. Scarlet buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the boards and to the spine. Generally unbumped spine tail and corners. Oblong, 7 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 278 numbered pages in Hebrew, including 269 duo-tone plates, some full-page. Also with 126 numbered pages in English. A very clean copy. Gently read. The full-pictorial DJ is unclipped but heavily creased near the top and bottom. With a clean Mylar dust jacket protector. A Very Good Plus copy in a Very Good Minus DJ. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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79 Château Borély, Les trésors d'art du Musee d´Archéologie de Marseille
France Château Borély 1963 First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Printed and bound in France. Approximately 9.75 x 7 inches. Handsome full-pictorial semi-glossy orange wrappers with white lettering. Unnumbered pages of text and plates. Includes two pages of color plates followed by 56 B&W plates, some full-page. Previous owner name in neat ink hand to the top of the title page. A generally clean copy inside and out and still rather tight. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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80 The Etruscan Paintings of Tarquinia
Milano, Italia Aldo Martello Editore 1956 Presumed First Edition Decorative Boards Near Fine 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
In English, not in Italian. Presumed first printing. Printed in Italy by Officine Grafiche Esperia, Milano. Originally issued as a paperback but handsomely rebound in hardback in paper boards resembling pigskin and with a red spine label of niger leather. Crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine label. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. 7.75 x 4.75 inches. With 11 numbered pages of text and with XXIV full-page, full-color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy inside and out, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. A Near Fine copy. All in all a charming little book. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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81 The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume of Plates V
Cambridge, England Cambridge University Press 1966 Reprint Cloth Very Good Plus Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Reprint from 1966. This is the last of five plate volumes. [The complete set consists of twelve volumes in fourteen books plus five volumes of plates in five books.] Ex-library with the usual ex-library markings. Printed and bound in England. Light red buckram binding, with gold-stamped lettering/design to the spine. 9.25 x 6.5 inches. T.E.G. Gently bumped spine tail, and with sharp corners. With xv and 242 numbered pages and with numerous B&W plates depicting pottery, sculpture, painting, reliefs, portraits, miniatures, archtecture, medallions, coins, etc. A clean interior, apart from the ex-library markings. Either unread or very gently read. Shelf wear well within expectations for a gently used ex-library book. With the original red/black/white DJ. The DJ in a Mylar DJ protector. A Very Good Plus copy in a Near Fine DJ. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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82 Tabvla Imperii Romani, Aqvincvm, Sarmizegetvsa, Sirmivm, L. 34 Budapest
Paris, France Union Académique Internationale First Edition Thus Buckram Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Dies ist nicht eine zweisprachige Ausgabe. Text in Deutsch, nicht in Englisch. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in German only, not in English. From the series, Tabvla Imperii Romani. Presumed printed and bound in Germany. Originally issued in paperback format. Later rebound in black buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 123 numbered pages of text. Large and attractive color fold-out map of Budapest slipped in to the pocket on the rear pastedown. Map generally in very good condition. With the simple ex libris book plate of Doct. Pierre Bastien to the front pastedown. On the whole a very clean copy, inside and out, and fairly tight. A Very Good copy. From the library of Joel L. Malter, a famous numismatist and collector of archaeology books. Pierre Bastien, né le 13 avril 1924 à Ban-de-Laveline et mort le 21 mai 2006 à Remiremont, est un médecin français. Il s'est fait connaître par ses recherches personnelles et controversées sur l'intoxication par les champignons de type amanite. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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83 The Dyson Perrins Collection Part III, Catalogue of Fifty-nine Illumionated Manuscripts
London, England Sotheby & Co. 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Minus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
A catalog of items from an auction of November 29, 1960. Printed and bound in England. 11 x 8.25 inches. Light olive green paper hardboards, with black-stamped lettering and design to the spine and boards. Moderately bumped spine tail. With 137 numbered pages of text interleaved with 6 full-page, full-color plates (A through F) and with 64 full-page B&W plates at the rear. Very clean inside and out. A Very Good Minus copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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84 Latin Tiles
San Francisco, CA Gladding, McBean & Co. 1923 Second Edition Paperback Good Plus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is the second edition of 1923; the first edition appeared in 1919. Printed by Taylor & Taylor, San Francisco. 12 x 9.25 inches. Original stiff-paper boards, with illustrated paper title label to front board. Label with a crease and with moderate loss. Spine has been crudely reinforced with black tape, unattractive but doing the job of preventing the spine from deteriorating. Moderately bumped corners. 87 numbered pages, with a full-page, full-color frontispiece and with numerous B&W documentary photographs, and several pages of schematic drawings showing details of construction and specifications for the Latin tiles. A very clean copy. A Good Plus copy. This book constitutes a significant archival record not so much on account of the roofing tiles being show-cased but rather on account of the many significant buildings illustrated, including private residences, public structures, and rehabilitated California missions. Highly evocative photo-plates of a landscape of yester-year, many of the buildings having been since pulled down to make way for what passes as progress. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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85 Latin Tiles
San Francisco, CA Gladding, McBean & Co. 1919 First Edition Buckram Very Good Minus No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Two volumes in one, consisting of the first edition of 1919 and the second edition of 1923. Printed by Taylor & Taylor, San Francisco. 12 x 9.25 inches. Charcoal gray buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped title and rules to the spine. Moderately bumped spine head and tail and corners. Rubbing along the edges but overall a fairly clean and attractive binding. The text block is firmly bound in. With 57 plus 87 numbered pages, three full-page, full-color plates, numerous B&W documentary photographs, and several pages of schematic drawings showing details of construction and specifications for the Latin tiles. Most pages with a tidemark in the lower inside corner, generally not into the images and a cosmetic issue only. Page 85 beginning to separate. Previous owner name in neat stamp to the front pastedown and to the front FEP. Else a clean copy. A Very Good Minus copy. This book constitutes a significant archival record not so much on account of the roofing tiles being show-cased but rather on account of the many significant buildings illustrated, including private residences, public structures, and rehabilitated California missions. Highly evocative photo-plates of a landscape of yester-year, many of the buildings having been since pulled down to make way for what passes as progress. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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86 Paloma Picasso
Parfums Paloma Picasso 1984 Paperback Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Signed by Celebrity
First and presumed only edition. No text save for dedication page [in English]. This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and presumed bound in Italy. Plain red wrappers, clean though with minor rubbing along the spine. On the front wrapper, in large, thick gold script: "to Jack, Paloma Picasso." Apparently a genuine signature. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, and with fairly sharp corners. 12.5 x 11.5 inches. With 11 full-page photo portraits, 9 in B&W and 2 in color, all on coated stock. A very clean copy, and fairly tight. Gently read. No remainder marks. A Very Good copy. An album of photographs over time of Paloma Picasso as the subject. Includes photographs by such celebrities as David Douglas Duncan, Manolo Blahnik, Helmut Newton, Horst P. Horst, and Richard Avedon. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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87 Porcellaensfabrikken Bing & Grøndahl 1853-1903
Copenhagen, Denmark 1903 First Edition Very Good Minus Limited Edition 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Issued April, 1903, in Copenhagen, Denmark, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the porcelain factory of Bing & Grøndahl. This copy is one of a limited edition of 500 unnumbered copies. In the original Danish, not in English. 11 x 7.75 inches. Quarter-bound in beige buckram, with dark olive green paper hardboards. Fairly crisp gilt staming to the front board and to the spine. The front board also with the three towers trademark, in gilt.The buckram spine is age-garkened and soiled. Moderately bumped spine head and tail, and with bumped corners with some loss and abrasion. Text block firmly bound in, and with strong hinges. 92 numbered pages. Top edge gilt. Deckled fore and bottom edges to a handsome effect. Title page handsomely printed in Pompeian red and black ink. With 50 B&W illustrations, including 5 B&W full-page plates. Front FEP with very small piece detached from the upper corner. Second FEP with a previous owner name in a small and neat ink hand. Else very clean, inside and out. Gently read. No remainder marks. A Very Good Minus copy. Extremely scarce in any condition. Bing & Grøndahl was a Danish porcelain manufacturer founded in 1853 by the sculptor Frederik Vilhelm Grøndahl and merchant brothers Meyer Hermann Bing and Jacob Herman Bing. The trademark backstamp for Bing & Grøndahl (B&G) porcelains is the three towers derived from the Coat of Arms of Copenhagen. The company's Seagull dinnerware series became known as the "National Service of Denmark" in the 1950s when it was found in one tenth of all Danish households. In 1987 the company merged with its primary competitor, the Royal Porcelain Factory under the name Royal Copenhagen. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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88 Willi's Wishful Thinking
New York, New York, U.S.A. Press of the Woolly Whale 1938 First Edition Buckram Near Fine Near Fine Limited Edition 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
Issued November 11 [Armistice Day] 1938. One of an unstated limitation. According to the colophon page, "a few copies of this book... have been printed." 6 x 4.25 inches. Red buckram binding, with pristine paper label to the front board. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Scarcely a sign of shelf life. Decorative title page plus two unnumbered pages of text and eleven full-page B&W illustrations. Handset in the original English Caslon. Printed by George W. Van Vechten, Jr., on Tracy mould made paper. Gently deckled fore-edge to a handsome effect. The book is exceptionally clean, inside and out. Either unread or very gently read. The text block is soldily attached to the binding. No DJ [as issued?]. A Near Fine copy. A copy of this book resides in the Yale University archives for the Woolly Whale. The Press of the Woolly Whale was founded in 1928 by Melbert B. Cary, Jr. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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89 In Memoriam Paul Gangolf
Berlin, Germany Ernest Rathenau New York 1964 First German Edition Buckram Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Dies ist nicht eine zweisprachige Ausgabe. Text nur in deutscher Sprache, nicht in Englisch. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in German only, not in English Vormals Euphorion Verlag. One of a llimited edition of 300 numbered exmples; however, this copy is unnumbered. Presumed printed and bound in Germany. Bound in clean and bright purple buckram, with crisp gilt-stamped titling to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 9 x 7 inches. Frontispiece photo portrait of the artist, with 20 numbered pages of text followed by 48 full-page B&W plates on coated stock. Very neat blind-stamp of previous owner to top of front FEP. This is an exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight, with no hint of shelf life. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. No dust jacket is present. A Near Fine copy. The text includes brief essays about the artist from various contributors. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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90 Essential Art House: 50 Years of Janus Films
Janus Films 2006 1934121118 First Edition Cloth Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Complete in two volumes, including one volume of text and commentary and one volume of digital video discs [DVDs] of classic films, with chapter listings for each film, plus a slipcase for the volumes. Fifty film discs are called for. Note that the last disc, "Three documentaries," is missing, Printed in China. Stated first printing [and only printing]. Ecru linen-like fabric bindings, with crisp brown-stamped block lettering to the front boards and to the spines and also witrh crisp blind-stamped title and logo to the front boards. Unbumped spine heads and tails, with sharp corners. 12.25 x 12.25 inches. The text volume with 232 numbered pages, and with numerous stunning photo-plates, mostly B&W but also sepia-tone and color, some full page, all on coated stock. There is a very tiny light brown spot on the front of the text volume, hardly noticeable. Else immaculate volumes, and very tight, with no hint of shelf life. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. No dust jackets, as issued. In the original heavy-duty slipcase of matching ecru fabric-covered cardboard. The slipcase is impressively clean and continues to do an excellent job of protecting the two volumes. Fine volumes in a Near Fine slipcase. The set gathers 50 DVDs [again, one disc is missing from the set being offered here] of films Janus has brought to U.S. audiences, among them Ingmar Bergman's The Virgin Spring and Wild Strawberries, Federico Fellini's The White Sheik and La Strada, Francois Truffaut's The Four Hundred Blows and Jules and Jim and Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon and Seven Samurai. Other films in the set include Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes and The Thirty-Nine Steps, Luis Bunuel's Viridiana, Jean Renoir's The Rules of the Game, Sergei Eisenstein's Alexander Nevsky, Fritz Lang's M, Yasujiro Ozu's Floating Weeds and Marcel Camus' Black Orpheus.The set was created for cinema lovers who want an instant collection of some of the world's greatest films. Janus was founded in 1956 by Bryant Haliday and Cyrus Harvey, who had begun showing foreign films a few years earlier at the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge, Mass. They quickly established Janus as the top domestic distributor of overseas cinema, releasing films by Bergman, Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni and Andrzej Wajda. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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91 La splendeur des Camondo: De Constantinople à Paris 1806-1945
Paris, France Flammarion 2009 2081228939 First French Edition Decorative Boards Very Good Plus No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. In French, not in English. Printed and bound in Italy. Bound in a very colorful decorative paper spine with glossy white paper hardboards, and with crisp white-stamped lettering to the spine and to the front board. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 10.25 x 7.75 inches. With 159 numbered pages, and with numerous color plates and B&W illustrations. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Appears unread. No dust jacket, as issued. A Very Good Plus copy. D'occasion - Très bon. Cette exposition, présentée dans le cadre de la Saison de la Turquie en France, retrace l’extraordinaire parcours de cinq générations de la famille Camondo de Constantinople à Paris, du XIXe siècle naissant à 1945. Elle illustre une des facettes de l’aventure passionnante, en dépit de sa fin tragique, qu’a été le processus d’intégration des juifs en France. Les magnifiques collections, d’une valeur aujourd’hui inestimable, que la France a reçues des Camondo témoignent du goût et de la modernité de ces banquiers éclairés et cosmopolites. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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92 Decoration
New York, New York, U.S.A. French & European Publications, Inc. 1963 First American Edition Cloth Very Good Plus Good Minus Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
originally published in French in 1962. Presumed printed and bound in the USA. Bound in a very handsome nubby ecru, linen-like cloth, with crisp black-stamped lettering to the spine and a pristine paper label to the front board. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 12.25 x 9.75 inches. With 322 numbered pages, and with numerous tipped-in, full-color, full-page plates as well as with numerous B&W illustrations. A very clean copy, and reasonably tight. No remainder marks. Gently read. The full-pictorial DJ, although not price-clipped, is rubbed and has substantial edge wear, especially at the spine head. A Very Good Plus copy in a merely Good Minus DJ. Nevertheless a desirable copy. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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93 Caricature and Its Role in Graphic Satire
Providence, RI, U.S.A. Rhode Island School of Design 1971 First Paperback Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Illustrated heavy paper wrappers. 11 x 8.5 inches. 120 numbered pages, with 109 B&W illustrations, some full page, all on heavy coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. Presumed unread. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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94 Gilding the Lily: Rare Forms of Decoration on English Glass of the Later 18th Century
London, England Delomosne & Son Ltd. 1978 First British Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Illustrated glossy paper wrappers. 10.25 x 8 inches. 48 numbered pages, with numerous color plates and B&W illustrations. With a gift inscription in a neat ink hand to the title page, else an exceptionally clean copy. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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95 The Furniture History Society Newsletter No. 172: Cabinet Returns to Beckford's Tower; A Collector's Cabinet
London, England The Furniture History Society 2008 First Edition Pamphlet Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
This is a pamphlet. NOT ex library. This is Newsletter No. 172, November 2008, of the Furniture History Society. Printed wrappers with stapled binding. 9.5.x 6.5 inches. 24 numbered pages, with 3 full-color figures. An immensely clean copy. A Fine copy. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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96 The Elegant Quarter, Satinwood and Related Furniture 1785-1810
London, England W. R. Harvey & Co. 1986 First Edition Pamphlet Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a pamphlet. Undated but believed about 1986. Sturdy dark blue paper wrappers with stapled binding. 11.75 x 8.25 inches. 30 unnumbered pages, with 27 full-page full-color plates. Blind impression from a paper clip to the top of the first 4 pages, else a very clean copy. Scarce in any condition. A catalogue for an exhibition featuring about 29 items of suberb Satinwood and Related Furniture, to celebrate 300 years since the founding of Bond Street. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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97 English and Other Silver in the Irwin Untermyer Collection
New York, New York, U.S.A. Metropolitan Museum of Art 1969 Revised Edition Decorative Cloth Near Fine Very Good Plus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Printed and bound in the USA. Bound in blue buckram spine with ecru buckram boards, with crisp black-stamped lettering to the spine. 11.75 x 9 inches. With xlv and 115 numbered pages of notes and comments, and color frontis. plus unnumbered pages with numerous full-page plates of featured items, all on heavy coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Either unread or very gently read. Just a touch of shelf life. The pictorial DJ is unclipped. DJ with rubbing front and back. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good Plus DJ. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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98 Works of Art from Collections of the Cholmondeley Family and the late Sir Philip Sassoon, from Hovghton [Houghton]
London, England Christie's 1994 First British Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
First edition of a catalogue for a Christie's sale held in London December 8, 1994. Printed and bound in England. Bound in glossy paper hardboards, with crisp black-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. 11.75 x 8.25 inches. With xxvi and 354 numbered pages, plus several unnumbered pages, and with numerous full-page color plates of 145 featured items, and also B&W illustrations, all on heavy coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Almost certainly unread. Just a touch of shelf life. The lovely full-pictorial DJ is unclipped. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. Houghton, built as the country residence of Sir Robert Walpole, is one of the first 18th century English country homes for which there are numerous descriptions, including details about the decor, furniture and appurtenances. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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99 Atelier Th. A. Steinlen. Vente après décès, Catalogue des aquarelles, dessins, estampes de Steinlen
Paris Hôtel Drouot 1925 First Edition Paperback Good Minus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Steinlen, Théophile-Alexandre 
Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. Catalogue de vente aux enchères [Hôtel Drouot, 1925] pour les oeuvres d'art de Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen [1859-1923]. In French, not in English. Catalogue for an auction held 29 & 30 April 1925, in Paris, of prints and other works on paper by Steinlen. 393 lots total. Printed and bound in France. The front wrapper is completely detached and with chips at all corners. The rear wrapper is threatening to detach. 10.5 x 7.25 inches. 35 numbered pages. B&W illustrations and vignettes throughout. Pages somewhat age-yellowed. Rear FEP with tiny notation by previous owner at the very bottom, trivial. Else very clean. Downgraded to a Good Minus copy on account of the wrappers. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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100 Catalogue of Botanical Books in the Collection of Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt, Volume II Part II, Printed Books 1701-1800
Pittsburgh, PA The Hunt Botanical Library 1961 First Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good Plus No Jacket Limited Edition 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is one of a limited edition of 750 copies only. Composition and presswork by the Anthoensen Press of Portland, Maine. Plates by the Meriden Gravure Company of Meridan, Conn. Green linen-like buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine, as well as crisp gilt-stamped decorative images to the spine and front board. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Immensely clean binding; just a trace of a whitish ring at center of spine [cobweb ghosting?]. 10 x 7.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. T.E.G. With ix and 655 numbered pages, the pages printed in Linotype Granjon to a handsome effect and using red ink as well as black ink. An exceptionally clean interior. Gently read. No remainder marks. There is no dust jacket present. A Very Good Plus copy. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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