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161 (Sotheby's) MODERN ILLUSTRATED BOOKS. Auction Thursday, November 14, 1985 at 2 p.m.... (Catalogue)
New York: Sotheby's, 1985. 1985. Fine 
New York: Sotheby's, 1985.. 1985.. Fine. - Small quarto, light tan pictorial wraps. Unpaginated. 1 full-page color illustration & profuse B&W & color illustrations. Near fine.

219 items are catalogued with estimated prices. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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162 (Stevens, W. D.). Cameron, Margaret THE CAT AND THE CANARY
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1908. 1908. Very good 
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1908.. 1908.. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial cloth. The covers are lightly rubbed & bumped with some light soiling to the front cover and the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. Title, [2] leaves & 62 pages with a decorative frame in blue & gray on the title page & pictorial frames in green on the text pages. 6 plates in bluish gray, including a frontispiece with a tissue guard, by W. D. Stevens. Very good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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163 (Strang, William; and Clark, J. B.). Munchausen, Baron THE SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN. With an Introduction by Thomas Seccombe
New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1928. 1928. Good 
New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1928.. 1928.. Good. - Octavo, pink cloth decorated & titled in black with vignette in green on the front cover. The covers are lightly bumped & rubbed; the spine & the edges of the rear cover are faded. lv & 299 pp. Illustrated in B&W with frontispiece, plates, textual illustrations & decorative initials by William Strang & J. B. Clark. There is an ink name on the front endpaper & occasional light soiling. Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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164 (Sullivan, E. J.). Thorpe, James E. J. SULLIVAN
NY: Pellegrini & Cudahy, n.d. [circa 1948]. n.d. [circa 1948]. Good 
NY: Pellegrini & Cudahy, n.d. [circa 1948].. n.d. [circa 1948].. Good. - (English Masters of Black-and-White). Small quarto, tan cloth titled in gilt with gilt-lettered label on spine. Bumped & lightly soiled. The gilt titling is faded & the label is partially detached. 95 pp. Profuse full- page B&W illustrations. The page edges & endpapers are darkened. Good.

From the library of Watson-Guptill with their stamp and the date 11/15/48 on rear pastedown. 
Price: 12.50 USD

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165 (Tapiero, Maurice). Vial, Vincent. LES AVENTURES DE DON QUICHOTTE DE LA MANCHE d'apres le roman de Cervantes. (LP phonograph record).
Paris: Editions Lucien Ades, 1958. 1958. Very good 
Paris: Editions Lucien Ades, 1958.. 1958.. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 10 inches high by 10-3/8 inches wide], color pictorial boards bound with a metal ring binder. The boards are lightly soiled with their edges slightly darkened. Title & [14] pages plus 1-page series catalog with a 10-inch 33-1/3 phonograph record in a pocket mounted on the inside rear board. Color cover illustration, 5 full-page color illustrations and title vignettte & textual illustrations in black & white by Maurice Tapiero. Very good.

Series: Le Petit Menestrel. "Adaptation phonographique de J. J. Bloch. Musique originale de Vincent Vial".

On the recording, Don Quichote is played by Gerard Philipe, Sancho Panza by Jacques Fabbri and Cervantes by Jean Negroni. The book includes the illustrated text of the adaptation.

The text and the recording are in French. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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166 (Taylor, C. Jay). Welch, Philip H THE TAILOR-MADE GIRL: Her friends, her fashions, and her follies
NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1888. 1888. Good 
NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1888.. 1888.. Good. - Small oblong quarto, tan cloth backed tan paper covered boards titled in dark brown with vignette in dark brown on front board. The boards are bumped, rubbed & lightly soiled with the top edge of the rear board chipped. The head & tail of the spine are chipped. Vignette title, 1 leaf & 52 pp. Profuse full-page illustrations by C. Jay Taylor. Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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167 (Taylor, W. L.). Tennyson, Alfred DORA
Boston: Lee and Shepard, Publishers / New York: Charles T. Dillingham, 1887. 1887. Very good 
Boston: Lee and Shepard, Publishers / New York: Charles T. Dillingham, 1887.. 1887.. Very good. - Square octavo, olive green cloth titled in gilt with decoration in gilt on spine & in gilt & red with sheaf of poppies & wheat stamped in gilt & red on front cover; a.e.g. The covers are bumped & rubbed with light staining to the rear cover; the spine is somewhat darkened with the head & tail lightly chipped. 31 pp. Illustrated in B&W with frontispiece with tissue guard, 4 plates & textual illustrations & vignettes by W. L. Taylor. A very good, attractive copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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168 (Thomson, Hugh). Goldsmith, Oliver THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD. With a Preface by Austin Dobson
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1927. 1927. Very good 
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1927.. 1927.. Very good. - Small octavo, decorative padded cloth titled in gilt on the spine & in gilt within a decorative gilt frame on the front cover. All the edges are gilt. There is some light soiling to the spine & the bottom edges of the covers. xxxiv, [1] leaf & 305 pages. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. Black-and-white frontispiece & profuse black-and-white textual illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Very good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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169 (Thomson, Hugh). Spielmann, M. H.; and Jerrold, Walter HUGH THOMSON: His Art, His Letters, His Humour, & His Charm
London: A. & C. Black, Ltd., 1931 1931 Good 
London: A. & C. Black, Ltd., 1931. 1931. Good. - Square octavo, red cloth titled in gilt, in dw. Very lightly bumped with light spotting to the rear cover; spine slightly faded. The price-clipped dw is soiled, chipped & darkened with short tears repaired with scotch tape. The dw spine is heavily darkened & stained & there are pencil notes on the rear flap. xx & 269 pp. There are ink notations on 1 page of the bibliography. Color frontispiece, 11 color plates, 16 B&W plates & B&W textual illustrations. Very good in a fair dw.

First edition.

Includes a 15-page bibliography of books illustrated by Thomson or in which his illustrations appear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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170 (Trudeau, Garry). Kelly, Walt THE BEST OF POGO: Collected from the Okefenokee Star
New York: A Fireside Book published by Simon and Schuster, (1982). (1982). 0671427962 / 9780671427962 Very good 
New York: A Fireside Book published by Simon and Schuster, (1982).. (1982).. Very good. - Quarto, 11 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide. Softcover, bound in color pictorial glossy wraps. The covers are soiled with a few light stains and the corners are slightly creased. 224 pages, with text about and by Walt Kelly, and interviews with the artist interspersed with profuse illustrations of his famous syndicated comic strip. A few page corners are lightly creased. Very good.

First edition, first printing.

Edited by Mrs. Walt Kelly and Bill Crouch, Jr. with an introduction by Doonesbury creator and cartoonist Garry Trudeau. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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171 (Uram, Lauren; Kelley, Gary; Keppler, Kathy L.; Sicangco, Eduardo; et al) STAGES BEFORE THE CURTAIN RISES: A Tribute to the New York Theater
(San Francisco, CA: Simpson Paper Company, 1987). 1987). Fine 
(San Francisco, CA: Simpson Paper Company, 1987).. 1987).. Fine. - Oblong octavo [7 inches wide by 9-5/8 inches wide], softcover bound in color pictorial wrappers by Susan Greenstein. A "JB Papers" sticker is mounted on the rear wrap. [18] pages, including inside wraps. Six double- page illustrations & 2 full-page illustrations, overlaid with minimal text, each illustration printed on a different Simpson paper. Near fine.

The Simpson Paper Company notes that the contents came from interviews with actress and producer Eleanor Moseley. Each of the seven stages identified as coming together in the finished production is illustrated by a different artist on a different Simpson stock with two artists illustrating "Costume and Make-up". The artists are Lauren Uram, Gary Kelley, Kathy L. Keppler, Eduardo Sicango, Roger Boehm, Alan Klien, Robert Baker and Barbara Maslen with the cover illustration by Susan Greenstein. Media employed include color pencil, watercolor and paper collage, pastel, pen-and-ink, gouache and photography. 
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172 (Valade, Pierre). Corrozet, Gilles LA FLEUR DES ANTIQUITEZ DE PARIS. Preface de Francois Boucher. Illustrations de Pierre Valade. Bois Graves de Gilbert Poilliot
Paris: Aux Editions de l'Ibis, 1945. 1945. Very good 
Paris: Aux Editions de l'Ibis, 1945.. 1945.. Very good. - Octavo, loose signatures laid into cream wraps titled in black within a decorative color frame on the front wrap, in original glassine. The book is laid into a gray cardboard folding case with a printed label on the spine & is additionally housed in a gray cardboard slipcase. The glassine is somewhat darkened. The spine of the folding case is slightly darkened with tears to the head & the printed label is darkened & slightly chipped. The slipcase is slightly darkened & lightly rubbed with the top panel lacking. There are tears to the head of its spine & to the bottom panel. 137 & [1] pages plus colophon, partially unopened. Illustrated in color by Pierre Valade with a full-page pictorial title for each chapter, textual illustrations, vignettes & pictorial initials. Near fine in a good folding case & a fair slipcase.

Number 495 of a limited ediiton of 945 copies. The text was originally published in 1533.

The list of illustrations [pages 137-138] has been misplaced and appears between pages 8 and 9 of the text. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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173 (Van Loen, Alfred). Barkan, Stanley H.; compiler ALFRED VAN LOEN: ABC BESTIARY with poetry compiled by Stanley H. Barkan
Merrick, NY: Cross-Cultural Communications, 1990. 1990. 0893043532 / 9780893043537 Very good 
Merrick, NY: Cross-Cultural Communications, 1990.. 1990.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. Unpaginated. Half-title, title, [3] pages & 26 poems, each accompanied by a full-page black-and- white drawing of an animal by Alfred Van Loen, plus colophon. Very good.

First edition, limited to 1,000 copies.

Art & Poetry Chapbook 1. First Edition. 
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STORIES FROM WAGNER. Told Through the Ages. By F. Walker McSpadden., (Wagner, Richard). McSpadden, F. Walker.
174 (Wagner, Richard). McSpadden, F. Walker. STORIES FROM WAGNER. Told Through the Ages. By F. Walker McSpadden.
London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1912. 1912. Very good 
- Octavo, 7-3/4 inches high by 5-3/4 inches wide. Three-quarter red calf with decorative red cloth, titled in gilt with gilt decorations between raised bands on the spine. The top edge is gilt. The covers are lightly rubbed. [ii], xiv, 231 & [i] pages plus 8 pages of publisher's ads. Illustrated with 16 full-page black-and-white plates, including the frontispiece. There is minor wear to the bottom of the front and rear hinges. The book's fore-edge and bottom edge are foxed and there is some minor occasional foxing to the contents. An early owner's holograph presentation label is mounted on the front endpaper and his name is stamped on the front pastedown. Very good.

The chapters are titled "The Ring of the Curse" with it's 4 sub-chapters being "The Rhine-Gold", "The War Maidens", "Siegfried the Fearless" and "The Downfall of the Gods". The subsequent stories from Wagner's operas are titled "Parsifal the Pure", "Lohengrin the Swan Knight", "Tannhauser the Knight of Song", "The Master Singers", "Rienzi the Last of the Tribunes", "The Flying Dutchman" and "Tristan and Isolde". 
Price: 75.00 USD

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175 (Weithas, Art; editor) THE SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS TWENTY FIFTH ANNUAL OF AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION ILLUSTRATORS: Exhibition Held in the Galleries of The Society of Illustrators, Museum of American Illustration, 128 East 63rd Street, New York, February 2-April 13, 1983
(New York: Madison Square Press, 1984), 1984), 0942604024 / 9780942604023 Very good 
(New York: Madison Square Press, 1984),. 1984),. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 12 inches high by 9 inches wide], black cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed. Unpaginated. Profuse illustrations in color and black & white and pictorial ads. Near fine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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176 (Whistler, J. McNeill; Pennell, Joseph; Hardy, Dudley, et al). Kingston, Beatty; Hitchens, Robert; Pennell, Elizabeth Robins; Davis, Colonel Newnham; Mrs. Humphry; Hollingshead, John; Townsend, Horace; et al HOMES OF THE PASSING SHOW. Sketches by Beatty Kingston, Robert Hitchens, Elizabeth Robins Pennell... [and others]
London: The Savoy Press, 1900. 1900. Good 
London: The Savoy Press, 1900.. 1900.. Good. - Small quarto [approximately 8-3/4 inches high by 6-5/8 inches wide], pictorial paper covered boards. The binding is rubbed, soiled & bumped. The joints are split & there is a piece out of the head of the spine. 104 pages plus 4 blanks headed "Memoranda". 12 plates illustrated or decorated in color by J. McNeill Whistler, Joseph Pennell and others. The pastedowns & endpapers are stained & foxed & there is light foxing to the fore-edge & bottom edges with occasional foxing or soiling elsewhere in the book. The plates are clean & bright. Good.

First edition.

A beautifully illustrated book of essays, most of them revolving around the Savoy Hotel and Claridges. In the rear are lists of the hotels' amenities and prices, with useful information for tourists on consulate, banks, etc. There is a brief, illustrated piece about the semi-feral cats that live in the Savoy's basement. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD

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THE SPICE OF LIFE., (White and Allen).
177 (White and Allen). THE SPICE OF LIFE.
New York and London: White and Allen, (1888). (1888). Good 
- Oblong small quarto [8-3/8 inches high by 10-1/4 inches wide], black cloth titled in blind with a vignette in gilt on the front cover. All the edges are gilt. The binding is rubbed. The head & tail of the spine are chipped with fraying to the tail. The top corners of the covers are bumped & the cloth is worn away from the top & bottom corners. 64 pages. There is occasional light soiling. Good.

First edition.

A nineteenth-century book of cartoons. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD

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178 (Williams, Gluyas). Wynne, Madeline Yale SI BRIGGS TALKS
Boston and NY: Houghton Mifflin Co., (1917). (1917). Good 
Boston and NY: Houghton Mifflin Co., (1917).. (1917).. Good. - Octavo, green cloth backed white paper covered boards titled in green with vignette in green on front board. The boards are bumped, soiled & spotted with small stains. v, [ii], 71 & [1] pp. There is staining to the bottom margins of 2 pages & tiny stains to the front edges of a few pages. Illustrated with B&W vignettes by Gluyas Williams. Good.

First edition.

This book of humorous verses is illustrated by Gluyas Williams, who later became a popular New Yorker illustrator. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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THE BLESSED DAMOZEL., (Woodroffe, Paul). Rossetti, Dante Gabriel.
179 (Woodroffe, Paul). Rossetti, Dante Gabriel. THE BLESSED DAMOZEL.
Philadelphia, PA: David Mckay, circa [1916]. [1916]. Very good 
- 12mo [approximately 6 inches high by 3-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in decorative stiff paper wrappers with a small color illustration mounted on the front cover. The spine is creased, slightly affecting the titling & the head of the spine is chipped. 27 pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog & colophon. Color pictorial title, 3 color plates & cover illustration by Paul Woodroffe. Very good.

Paul Woodroffe [1875-1954] had his first illustrated book, "Ye Booke of Nursery Rhymes", published in 1895 while he was still a student at the Slade School of Fine Art. On leaving the Slade he concentrated on further book illustration and then on stained glass. He was to work with illustrated books and stained-glass windows for the rest of his life. The Pre-Raphaelites were a major influence on his art. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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180 (Wootton, David) THE ILLUSTRATORS: THE BRITISH ART OF ILLUSTRATION 1780 -1993. (Compiled by Julia Cornelissen and Katherine Rainbird. Text by David Wootton)
London: Chris Beetles Ltd., (1993). (1993). Fine 
London: Chris Beetles Ltd., (1993).. (1993).. Fine. - Small quarto [8-1/4 inches square], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. There is some very light soiling to the rear wrap. 240 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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