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A Selection of Aesop's Fables (translated by Boris Artzybasheff)

By: Aesop

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chamberlain Press, 1984


boards, 5"x6. A selection of fables illustrated with colored wood engravings by Sarah Chamberlain and translated by Boris Artzybasheff. Limited signed edition of 150 copies. Signed by the illustrator on the limitation page. Ten coloured plates, each with small illustration on the reverse. View more info

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Dame Wiggins of Lee

By: Ruskin, John (Ed.) Greenaway, Kate (illus.)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Kent, George Allen, 1885


George Allen, Orpington, Kent, 1885. Hardcover. First edition thus (originally published in 1823). Octavo. 20pp. Original gilt-stamped decorated brown cloth. Edited, with additional verses, by John Ruskin, and with several new illustrations by Kate Greenaway. Illustrated with twenty-two woodcuts. In this copy, the first three illustrations have been hand-colored; the woodcuts from the 1823 edition remain monotone. Very good copy. Inked inscription on front end paper and ... View more info

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Of Englishe Dogges, the diversities, the names, the natures, and the properties. A Short Treatise written in latine by Johannes Caius

By: Caius, Johannes

Price: $185.00

Publisher: London, A Bradley, 1880


A reprint of the earliest book on dogs in the English language, first published in 1576. Published in May 1880. 8vo. 1/4 cloth, gray boards. Leather imprinted spine. 1st thus. Good; a 1" diagonal crack across the upper right corner of front cover; front cover sunned. . Interior clean and bright. Title page only is in facsimile; the rest has been reset in new type View more info

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Oomingmack: The Expedition to the Musk Ox Island in the Bering Sea

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Hastings House, 1967

Edition: 1st ed.


Matthiessen was a member of the Nunivak Expedition formed to capture a group of musk ox calves to raise for their wool. Black and white photographs by the author. Book is flawless. Dustwrapper has a faded spine and faint sun line 1/4" wide along spine. View more info

Rascal / A Memoir of a Better Era

By: North, Sterling

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton, 1963


4th printing, with tipped-in typed presentation (TLS) signed by North in red pencil. Lower right corner bumped, otherwise a fine copy in fine dust jacket. Winner of the Dutton Animal Book Award for 1963. View more info

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The Book of the Hamburgs

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Books of Wonder, 1991


First thus. Facsimile edition;first hardcover edition. 12mo, brown illustrated cloth. Published 14 years before The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, this was Baum's first book -- an illustrated guide to the breeding and raising of the many varieties of Hamburg chickens. The book displays the origins of Baum's folksy writing style. New copy. View more info

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The Wasp in a Wig/A Suppressed Episode of Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $43.50

Publisher: New York, Lewis Carroll Society of North America, 1977

Edition: 1st


A suppressed chapter of "Alice" published here for the first time in a limited edition of 750 copies. 8vo, red cloth, 72 pp. New copy; no d/w issued. View more info