London, New York and Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1901 A fair copy of the scarce 1st edition in the original gilt decorated binding with illustrations including 8 colour plates by H J Ford. Aeg. The decorative cloth binding has been rebacked, relayin...
Le Superbe Orenoque, by Jules Verne.. Paris: J Hetzel, 1898.. Beautifully bound book by Jules Verne in original French. Outer edges are gold on on all sides. Many B/w illustrations, some full page with single background colour, outer boards are very ornate with gold, blue and black decoration.. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by George Roux. Listed by Books Bought and Sold.
Edmund Dulac's Fairy-Book: Fairy Tales of the Allied Nations.. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1916. Near Fine condition double page decorated endpapers in a geometric design,169 numbered pages, and 15 full colour plates. Listed by The First Edition. #fairytale #dulac
DRAGON'S BLOOD by Rideout, Henry Miller. Illustrated by Harold M. Brett Boston. Houghton Mifflin Company, University Press Cambridge., 1909. Second Impression in first year of publication, Publisher's illustrated cloth boards binding. Ultra light university library stamps, to front enpaper and top edge ONLY. Likely never ... more Offered By Erik Hanson (Books
CARNET DE BAL (dance card holder) A 19th century French solid gold enamel binding containing five bone leaves. First appearing around 1820, the carnets de bal were used to record the order of an evening's dances, as well as the name of the partner for a particular dance. Includes the original gold-sheathed pencil topped with a rose-cut diamond, whichslides into six gold rings attached to the binding's fore-edges, to serve as a fastener. Listed by Bromer Booksellers.
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND & THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS by Carroll, Lewis - First edition. London: Macmillan and Co, 1869, 1872. A beautiful set, bound in the early 20th century by Baytnun in full red crushed levant morocco with raised bands on the spine and intricate gilt detailing. Inlaid leather figures of a rabbit trumpeter on the first book and Alice with a deer on the second. Listed by Whitmore Rare Books.
ADIEUX À MARIE STUART.. 1916..manuscript was designed, written out, and illuminated by Alberto Sangorski for Riviere & Sons. Signed by Sangorski.. Vellum Illuminated Manuscript In a Stunning Inlaid Binding by Riviere & Son. Book is a shimmering example of 20th century handcrafted book art. (For full description, please click through to Biblio). Listed by Phillip . Pirages Fine Books and Medieval Manuscripts. #illuminated #manuscript #finebinding
La Journée du Chrétien, Sanctifiée par la Prière et la Meditation. Lyon and Paris: Librairie Catholique de Perisse Frères, 1844. Small octavo. A seventeenth-century silver gilt, jewelled binding covering a French prayer book, which was placed into the binding at a later date.
A Wonder Book by Nathanial Hawthorne, illus. by Arthur Rackham.. London, Hodder and Stoughton, Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full red morocco,inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, original pictorial free endpapers bound in. With 24 tipped-in colour plates by Arthur Rackham. A fine copy.One of 600 numbered copies signed by the artist. Listed by Peter Harrington.
The Bells and Other Poems, by Edgar Allen Poe, Illustrations by Edmund Dulac.. London: Hodder and Stoughton,1912. First Edition. Elaborate gilt titles and decoration (yes, bells) to spine and upper, Illustrated with 28 color plates, entitled tissue guards, and several black and white drawings. Bright binding obviously held thus by being kept wrapped in its original glassine and the whole in its original grey box. Listed by Adrian Harrington Rare Books. #poe #dulac