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61 (Ferber, Lynda S.) A CENTURY OF AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION. The Brooklyn Museum / March 22 - May 14, 1972. (Catalog)
(Brooklyn, NY): The Brooklyn Museum, 1972. 1972. Very good 
(Brooklyn, NY): The Brooklyn Museum, 1972.. 1972.. Very good. - Small quarto [9 inches square], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is very lightly rubbed with some minor soiling to the rear wrap. 155 pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white and color. There is a remainder mark on the bottom edge. Else, near fine.

Laid in is a six-page leaflet, illustrated in color, about N. C. Wyeth's murals for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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62 (Fischl, Eric). Kincaid, Jamaica ANNIE, GWEN, LILLY, PAM AND TULIP
New York: Alfred A. Knopf/The Whitney Museum of American Art, 1989. 1989. 0394580354 / 9780394580357 Fine 
New York: Alfred A. Knopf/The Whitney Museum of American Art, 1989.. 1989.. Fine. - Small quarto [approximately 12 inches high by 9 inches wide], yellow paper covered boards backed with black cloth with a vignette in black on the front board. The book is housed in a green stiff paper case titled in black & white on the front panel with a color illustration on the rear panel. The binding is lightly bumped with a small area of light soiling to the bottom edge of the front board. The case is bumped with its spine faded & there is some staining & rubbing to the front panel. [18] pages plus colophon. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white by Eric Fischl. Near fine in a good case.

First trade edition. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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63 (Fisher, Harrison; Keller, Arthur I.)Harte, Bret SALOMY JANE
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1910. 1910. Good 
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1910.. 1910.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt with a vignette in green & white mounted within a gilt frame & an elaborate floral gilt frame on the front cover. The spine is a bit faded. The binding is bumped & lightly spotted with small areas of light staining to the front joint & rear cover. [iii] & 78 pages plus colophon with a decorative floral border in green on each page of the text. 2 color plates with tissue guards, including a frontispiece, & 4 pictorial chapter titles in black & sepia by Harrison Fisher & Arthur I. Keller. There is an ink gift inscription on the front endpaper. An attractive copy in spite of its flaws. Good.

First edition with the Fisher and Keller illustrations. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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64 (Flagg, James Montgomery). Brennan, George H BILL TRUETELL: A Story of a Theatrical Life
Chicago, IL: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1909. 1909. Very good 
Chicago, IL: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1909.. 1909.. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial tan & black cloth. The binding is lightly bumped & soiled & the head of the spine is lightly creased. x, [1] leaf & pages 11- [282]. Cover illustration, color frontispiece & 22 black-and-white plates & textual illustrations by James Montgomery Flagg. 2 bottom page corners are lightly creased & there is some light soiling to the margins of the last plate. Very good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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65 (Flint, W. Russell). Arnold, Matthew THE SCHOLAR GIPSY & THYRSIS
Boston, MA: Dana Estes and Co., circa [1910]. [1910]. Very good 
Boston, MA: Dana Estes and Co., circa [1910].. [1910].. Very good. - Small quarto [6-3/4 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide], limp olive green cloth titled in gilt with decorations in gilt on the front cover & spine. The top edge is gilt. The covers are bumped with uneven fading to the rear cover. The head & tail of the spine are rubbed & the head is lightly chipped. xii, 57 & [1] pages. There is a small book label on the front pastedown. Olive green endpaper maps & 6 color plates, including a frontispiece, by W. Russell Flint. A very good, attractive copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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66 (Floethe, Richard) THE WORLD'S BEST LIMERICKS
Mount Vernon, NY: Gathered and Published by The Peter Pauper Press, (1951). (1951). Very good 
Mount Vernon, NY: Gathered and Published by The Peter Pauper Press, (1951).. (1951).. Very good. - Small octavo, pictorial paper covered boards in a price-clipped matching dust wrapper. The book is cocked & the boards are lightly bumped. There is a tear to the front panel of the dust jacket, a pencil mark to the rear panel & a small stain to the jacket spine. 62 pages plus colophon. Illustrations in red & white by Richard Floethe. Very good. Dust jacket present. 
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67 (Folio Society). Meynell, Sir Francis. FOLIO 21: A bibliography of The Folio Society 1947-1967. With an appraisal by Sir Francis Meynell.
London: The Folio Press, 1968. 1968. Very good 
- Small folio, gray cloth in red & black slipcase. 207 pp. with profuse B&W & color illustrations throughout, including many full-page. Lightly rubbed and soiled. Near fine.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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68 (Folio Society). Meynell, Sir Francis. FOLIO 21: A bibliography of The Folio Society 1947-1967. With an appraisal by Sir Francis Meynell.
London: The Folio Press, 1968. 1968. Good 
- Small folio, gray cloth with gilt-lettered label on spine, in red & black slipcase. The spine is slightly darkened & the label is very lightly chipped with 1 corner detached; there is staining to the rear panel of the slipcase & light chipping to the paper on the top & bottom edges. 207 pp. Full-page & textual illustrations in B&W & color. Very good in a good slipcase. The contents are fine.

First edition. First Edition. 
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69 (Forain, J.-L.) LES HUMORISTES. No. 2 Juin 1924
Paris: Societe des Dessinateurs Humoristes, 1924. 1924. Good 
Paris: Societe des Dessinateurs Humoristes, 1924.. 1924.. Good. - Small quarto [6-5/8 inches high by 5 inches wide], soft covers bound in pictorial cream wraps with a caricature by Daumier in tan & black on the front wrap. The wraps are darkened around the edges & lightly soiled, chipped & foxed. 32 pages. Illustrated in black & white with a title vignette, textual illustrations, head- & tail-pieces & 4 plates, including a frontispiece. The page edges are darkened & there is occasional light staining & foxing. Good.

This issue records a banquet given in honor of the Society's president, J.-L. Forain, who was receiving "l'Epee de Membre de l'Institut". The text is in French.

Scarce. 
Price: 45.00 USD

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70 (Frost, A. B.). Stockton, Frank R THE SQUIRREL INN
New York: The Century Co., 1891. 1891. Very good 
New York: The Century Co., 1891.. 1891.. Very good. - Octavo, olive green cloth titled in gilt within a decorative gilt frame on both covers. The spine & extremities are darkened. The binding is rubbed & bumped with some minor foxing to the covers. viii, [1] leaf & 222 pages. Illustrated by A. B. Frost in black & white with a frontispiece, full-page & textual illustrations, decorative initials & tail-pieces. The front edges of the frontispiece & the list of illustrations are slightly chipped. else the contents are very good.

Second printing. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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71 (Galeron, Henri). Kafka, Franz THE BRIDGE
New York: Shocken Books, (1983). (1983). 0805238565 / 9780805238563 Very good 
New York: Shocken Books, (1983).. (1983).. Very good. - Octavo, color pictorial boards. There is a light glue mark to the top corner of the front board. [19] pages plus publisher's catalog & colophon. Profuse color illustrations. Near fine.

First American edition.

Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir. Illustrated by Henri Galeron. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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72 (Geller, Barry). Untermeyer, Bryna Ivens MEMOIR FOR MRS. SULLAVAN
NY: Simon and Schuster, (1966). (1966). Very good 
NY: Simon and Schuster, (1966).. (1966).. Very good. - 8vo, tan cloth (very lightly bumped; a few tiny black marks to covers) titled in dark green with vignette of cat reaching for bird stamped in gray on front cover, in dw (slightly darkened; soiled & lightly chipped; small piece out rear panel). 128 pp. (tiny stains to front endpaper; small area of light staining to front edge of rear endpaper). B&W frontispiece & full-page B&W illustrations by Barry Geller. Very good in good dw.

First edition.

This charmingly illustrated book is the biography of the cat who lived for twelve years with Bryna Ivens Untermeyer and her husband, the writer Louis Untermeyer. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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73 (Gill,Andre; Regamey; Grasset). Murger, Henri LA VIE BOHEME. Bound together with: LE PAYS LATIN and with LE SOUPER DES FUNERAILLES
[Paris]: Librairie Illustree, [1877]. [1877]. Good 
[Paris]: Librairie Illustree, [1877].. [1877].. Good. - Small quarto [10-1/2 inches high by 7 inches wide], marbled green & black paper covered boards backed with blue cloth & with paper labels on the spine. The binding is rubbed & bumped & the marbled paper is chipped. The rear joint & the top half of the front joint are split with the rear board nearly detached. The head of the spine is torn & the tail is chipped. The labels are darkened, chipped & mostly unreadable. 550 & [1] pages. Illustrated with 69 colored plates, including the pictorial title, & with decorative black-and-white borders on each text page. The pastedowns & rear blank are darkened & stained & there is light staining & foxing to the title page. The page edges are darkened with the top page corners slightly bumped. There is some offsetting from the plates to the text pages & from the text pages to the verso of the plates. Good.

First edition with these illustrations. There is one plate for each of the 69 livraisons. Each plate is a colored wood engraving. The first twelve are by Andre Gill. The remainder are by Regamey. The decorative borders on each page of text are by Grasset.

The text for "La Vie de Boheme" [first published 1847-49] is on pages 1-303. This is followed by "Le Pays Latin" [first published 1851] on pages 305-501 and "Le Souper des Funerailles" [first published posthumously 1873] on pages 502- 550.

French novelist and poet Henri Murger [1822-1861] is best known as the author of "La Vie Boheme", the basis of Puccini's and Leoncavallo's operas, both titled "La Boheme". Murger's novel was drawn from his own experiences as a desperately poor writer living in a Paris attic. He was a member of a loose club of friends who called themselves "the water drinkers" because they could not afford wine. First Edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD

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74 (Goldberg, Rube) RUBE GOLDBERG (cover title). (Sale catalogue)
(Cedarhurst, NY: Sacks Fine Art, 1981). 1981). Very good 
(Cedarhurst, NY: Sacks Fine Art, 1981).. 1981).. Very good. - Quarto, pictorial wraps. Darkened with very light spotting to the top edges. Unnumbered pages reproducing 120 comic strips and cartoons by Rube Goldberg. The contents are very good.

Laid in are 2 copies of an order form with prices listed and an illustrated broadsheet advertising the sale.

A rare and important Rube Goldberg item. 
Price: 75.00 USD

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75 (Goldberg, Rube) RUBE GOLDBERG: INVENTIONS AND COMICS. January 7 to February 5, 1977. Truman Gallery 38 E 57 N.Y.C. (Catalogue)
NY: Truman Gallery, 1977. 1977. Good 
NY: Truman Gallery, 1977.. 1977.. Good. - Oblong narrow octavo, printed gray wraps. The wraps are soiled, stained & darkened. [32] full-page B&W cartoons by Rube Goldberg. The page edges are very slightly darkened. Some top page corners are very lightly creased. Good.

Scarce. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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76 (Goldsmith, Wallace). (Hayve, O.B.) FOOLISH ETIQUETTE. A Mirror Wherein Any Fool May Find Clear, Concise and Conclusive Reflections on Behavior Under All Possible and Impossible Circumstances. How to Behave in a Balloon; How to Conduct One's Self When the Flat Iron Building Blows Over, or in a Divorce Court; Do's and Don'ts, Maxims and Axioms of the Upper Ten and the Second Story "400" Etc
Boston and London: John W. Luce and Company, 1906. 1906. Good 
Boston and London: John W. Luce and Company, 1906.. 1906.. Good. - Small octavo, 7-3/8 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide. Violet cloth titled and decorated with silhouettes in white on the front & rear covers. The covers are slightly soiled and rubbed and the spine is faded. 148 unnumbered pages, plus the pictorial endpapers, profusely illustrated throughout by Wallace Goldsmith. A previous owner's name is penned on the front endpaper. Good.

First edition.

O.B. Hayve is the pseudonym for the humorists who contributed to this little book of foolish etiquette: Wallace Irwin, Harry H. Luther, Newton Newkirk, Caroline Ticknor, Nathan Haskell Dole, L.A. Browne, J. Frank Davis, Ethel B. Howard, Amy L. Phillips, Charlotte Boardman Rogers, Belle M. Walker, Drury Underwood, Amy Woods, R.R. Whiting, and D.K. Stevens. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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77 (Gordon, Frederick C.). Kingsley, Charles THE WATER-BABIES. A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. By Charles Kingsley. Vignette edition, with one hundred new illustrations by Frederick C. Gordon
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1893. 1893. Good 
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1893.. 1893.. Good. - Octavo, floral patterned light olive green cloth backed with a white cloth spine elaborately decorated in gilt. The covers are rubbed and soiled and the head and tail of the spine are chipped. 308 pages, profusely illustrated throughout by Frederick C. Gordon. The hinges are cracked and there is some minor occasional faint dampstaining to a few pages. There is an early owner's inscription, dated 1893, penned on the front endpaper. Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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78 (Gorey, Edward). Ciardi, John SOMEONE COULD WIN A POLAR BEAR
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1970). (1970). Very good 
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Octavo, yellow cloth titled in black on the spine.The covers are soiled. 62 & [1] pages, superbly illustrated throughout with full page and textual line drawings by Edward Gorey. There is a birthday greeting with the sketch of a happy face on the front endpaper. Very good.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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79 (Grant, Duncan). Coleridge, Samuel Taylor THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER. In Seven Parts
Edinburgh, U.K.: Allen and Richard Lane, 1945. 1945. Very good 
Edinburgh, U.K.: Allen and Richard Lane, 1945.. 1945.. Very good. - Octavo, dark blue niger leather titled in gilt on the spine & in gilt within a circular gilt vignette of a sailing ship on the front cover. The top edge is gilt. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with slight loss of the leather at the extremities. The spine is slightly faded with its head lightly chipped. 34 pages. Illustrated by Duncan Grant with 5 color plates. Very good.

Limited edition of 700 copies. The text was printed by R. & R. Clark Ltd., Edinburgh, on hand-made paper. The plates were made and printed by the Raynard Press, on Arnold hand-made paper. The binding in niger leather was executed by Henderson and Bisset, Edinburgh; and the medallion and lettering on the binding were designed by Percy Metcalfe, C.V.O. 
Price: 250.00 USD

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80 (Green, Elizabeth Shippen). Van Dyke, Henry THE MANSION
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1911. 1911. Good 
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1911.. 1911.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt with a pictorial panel in gilt & green on the front cover. The binding is bumped with the head & tail of the spine chipped & with a small white stain to the rear cover. There is some very light staining to the front cover. Title, [2] leaves, 44 & [1] pages. 2 tipped-in color plates with printed tissue guards & 4 black-and- white textual illustrations by Elizabeth Shippen Green. There is an owner's ink name on the flyleaf & there is a short tear to the front edge of the last text page. An attractive copy in spite of its flaws. Good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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