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...
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
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.
THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, DROPPED FROM THE CLOUDS by VERNE, JULES.. London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1875.. First UK edition of Volume 1 of the Mysterious Island trilogy. 48 black and white illustrations including frontispiece,original publisher's brown bevelled edge pictorial cloth with gilt illustration to spine and upper cover.. Listed by Roger Middleton. #scifi #sciencefiction #literature
Sir Edwin Landseer R.A by MANSON, James A. (Cosway Binding by RIVIÉRE & SON) First edition, 1902. A Spectacular Cosway-Style Binding with Ten Oval and Round Miniatures. Illustrated with Twenty-one Plates, and a photogravure Frontispiece. London: The Walter Scott Publishing Co., Ltd.; New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, from the Makers of British Art Series edited by Manson. Listed by David Brass Rare Books, Inc.
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 Miracles of Our Lord by Humphreys, Henry Noel London: Longman & Co., 1848. First edition. Very good.Bound in the original black papier-mache covers designed to look like carved ebony. The binding was based on one carved in ivory in the 12th Century and has medallions of the principal miracles intertwined with ornate decorations and the title. Housed in a custom slipcase. Listed by Thorn 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
A unique collection of 226 wood-engravings by Thomas Bewick (proof impressions), chosen by himself and presented to his friend James Ramsay, by Bewick, Thomas.. Very Good, 1826. Morocco. Original full maroon blind-stamped morocco by George Rowley of London, elaborately embossed, each board with a central oval panel of St. George slaying the dragon. Listed by Ryan OHorne Books