Ruxton, George Frederick Bound in half calf with marbled boards and spine stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt. Bookplate of previous owner on front paste down end paper. Foxing to front and rear fly leaves. Some light wear to extremities. 4 1/8 x 6 5/8 inches. 289 pages.
Courtney-Clarke, Margaret Bound in publisher's original illustrated vinyl. Illustrated with hundreds of color photographs. Two small chips and one short closed tear to folded edges of dust jacket. 11 x 11 inches. 192 pages. Better than it sounds.
Hedgecoe, John Bound in publisher's original black cloth with spine stamped in silver. Beautifully illustrated with over 900 photographs in color and black-and-white, 130 full-page. 9 1/2 x 12 1/8 inches. 256 pages.
Zorach, William Presentation signed by the artist on the front free endpaper. Illustrated throughout in black-and-white. Bound in the publisher's original cloth. The dust jacket has minor chips and closed tears to the extremities and is lightly sunned. Internally clean and bright.
Rodin, Auguste Introductory essay by Anne-Marie Bonnet. Bound in publisher's original maroon cloth with spine stamped in white. Illustrated with sumptuous, full-color plates of 107 watercolors. 9 x 12 3/4 inches. 158 pages. Erotic indeed.
Debroise, Olivier English translation by James Oles. Preface by Terence Pitts, introduction by Trudy Wilner Stack. Bound in publisher's original illustrated wrappers. Beautifully llustrated with 36 duotone photographic prints. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. 88 pages.
A Dictionary of the English Language; in which The Words are deduced from their Originals and Illustrated in their Different Significations by Examples from the best Writers; To which are prefixed A History of the Language and An English GrammarJohnson, Samuel Includes introductory essay in separate pamphlet by John Mullan. Two volumes. Hand-bound in publisher's original, mottled, half calf with marbled paper boards. In buckram-bound box with scalloped edges. Each volume measures 16 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches and contains 1,164 pages. One of 1000 numbered copies. When we bought this set we unpacked it from its original shipping container with molded styrofoam inserts. It had scarcely seen the light of day prior to our purchase of it. We have retained the box and inserts for future shipping. A spectacular fascimile!
Carolyn Wakeman and Ken Light, editors Photography by Jack Birns. Foreward by Orville Schell. Bound in publisher's original grey cloth with spine stamped in gilt. Strikingly illustrated with roughly 100 previously unpublished black and white photographs. 9 x 13 1/4 inches. 130 pages.
Translated from the French by James Emmons. Bound in publisher's original tan cloth with spine and cover stamped in gilt. Beautifully illustrated with 110 color and 240 black and white photographic reproductions. Some light underlining and bracketing in margins, in pencil. 9 1/2 x 13 1/8 inches. 268 pages. Better than it sounds.
Two volumes. Photographs by Olaf Wipperfürth. Bound in publisher's original black cloth with spine and cover stamped in gilt. With illustrated slipcase. Features 730 photographs, nearly all in color. Each volume 10 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches. 640 total pages.
Exhibition catalog. With essays by Paula Deitz, Elizabeth S. Eustis, Diana Ketcham, Claudia Lazzaro and Carol M. Osborne. Bound in publisher's original red cloth with spine stamped in black. Illustrated with roughly 200 color and black and white images. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. 239 pages.
For the Friends of Nature and Art; The Garden Kingdom of Prince Franz von Anhalt-Dessau in Age of EnlightenmentCatalog Exhibition. With essays by Michael Stürmer, Ursula Bode, and Thomas Weiss. Bound in publisher's original red cloth with spine and cover stamped in black. Illustrated with color and black and white photographs. 8 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches. 176 pages.
Features art by Carl Critchlow, Duncan Fegredo, Scott Hampton and Dermot Power. Bound in publisher's original red cloth with spine stamped in gilt. Features 105 color and 100 black and white illustrations. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. 208 pages.
First Folio edition. Bound in publisher's original blue cloth with spine stamped in gilt, front cover stamp-illustrated in gilt, silver and red, and back cover in red. Blue board slipcase stamped in gilt. Illustrated with 280 images, mostly in color. 8 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches. 276 pages.
Complete version. Bound in publisher's original cream cloth with spine stamped in black and maroon. Top of text block stained grey. Signed on title page by previous owner. Dust jacket chipped at head and heel, and extremities. Water stain to back cover and to the dust jacket not affecting the text block. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches. 925 pages.
Two volumes. Bilingual. Edited by Paolo Emilio Taviani, Consuelo Varela, Juan Gil and Marina Conti. Translated by Luciano F. Farina and Marc A. Beckwith. Bound in publisher's original illustrated matte vinyl. Illustrated slipcase. Each volume 8 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches. 874 total pages.
Two volumes. Bound in publisher's original blue cloth with spines stamped in gilt. Both volumes signed on flyleaf by previous owner. Sun fading to spines of both volumes. Each volume 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. 718 pages total. An elusive title with a good description of sprung rhythm.
Issue #33 of Process: Architecture magazine. Presentation signed "Dan" by Dan Kiley on title page. Bound in publisher's original illustrated wrappers. Beautiful photographs and illustrations of Kiley's work fill nearly every page. Light bumping to corners and head of spine. 8 7/8 x 11 6/8 inches. 148 pages.