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Image for An Account of the Ceremony in Westminster Hall on Thursday May 9th 1935 on the occasion of the Presentation of Addresses by Both Houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to His Majesty King George V Congratulating Him on the Celebration of the Silver Jubilee of His Most Illustrious Reign

An Account of the Ceremony in Westminster Hall on Thursday May 9th 1935 on the occasion of the Presentation of Addresses by Both Houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to His Majesty King George V Congratulating Him on the Celebration of the Silver Jubilee of His Most Illustrious Reign

By: N/A

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Walter Lewis: 1935

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 1940


8vo, unpaginated full blue morocco with gilt lettering on front panel ("Westminster Hall 9 May 1935" ), raised bands on spine, gilt edging, b/w frontispiece, one b/w photograph with tissue guard. Matching d/w and slipcase. Absolutely pristine copy in fine d/w and very good slipcase. View more info

The Orders. Fifty-Eight Plates Illustrating the Five Orders of Architecture. I. Tuscan. II. Doric. III Ionic. IV. Corinthian. V. Composite.

By: N/A

Price: $450.00

Publisher: American School of Correspondence.: n.d.

Seller ID: 030409


Small folio. 59 loose sheets (including the List of plates and subjects). Chicago: American School of Correspondence. n.d View more info

Image for Sculpture of Boris Lovet-Lorski

Sculpture of Boris Lovet-Lorski

By: Armitage, Merle

Price: $275.00

Publisher: NY, E. Weyhe: 1937

Seller ID: k1707154


8vo, black and gray cloth. 148 pp, illustrations. Bound in black and gray cloth with red titling. In an edition of 500 numbered copies this is number 209, specially inscribed by Armitage to Enid and Earl Stendahl, owners of the Stendahl Galleries in Los Angeles. In very good -near fine condition with some sunning to top and bottom edges and spine. Interior is pristine. In plain mylar cover which appears trimmed, but our understanding is that this is normal and it was not... View more info

Image for Let George Do It! A Talk Delivered at t Meeting of the Trade Book Clinic in New York City December 5, 1940

Let George Do It! A Talk Delivered at t Meeting of the Trade Book Clinic in New York City December 5, 1940

By: Artzybasheff, Boris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York : 1941

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k180228e


16mo. Red cloth spine and red decorated paper over boards. 32 pp. Keepsake No. 68. The artist’s view on the place of illustrations in the book publishing industry. Very good; rubbed at corners. View more info

Image for La Gravure Sur Bois Moderne de L'occident. [The Art of Modern Woodcuts]

La Gravure Sur Bois Moderne de L'occident. [The Art of Modern Woodcuts]

By: Avermaete, Roger.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Paris: Dorbon Aine: 1928

Edition: 1st ed,

Seller ID: k18028k


8vo, softcovers rebound in gray cloth. Classic reference on the art of the woodcut, with emphasis on the revival of the art in Western Europe during the first quarter of the 20th century. 239 woodblocks, 9 in color. 177 original illustrations. No. 18 of 1000 copies; a prior owner has neatly written in pencil which woodcuts are originals and which previously published; owner's inked name on front flyleaf, otherwise a fine copy in original paper wraps, subsequently reboun... View more info

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Aus Revolutionstagen

By: Bauer, Dr. Constantin

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 040305


Braunschweig: Verlag von A.Graff's Buchhandlung, 1919. 8vo, 94 pp. Illustrated boards. An illustrated history of the Paris Commune, with 94 drawings and tipped-plates by Gustave Dore. Fair-Good. Interior lightly shaken but clean throughout. Front hinge partially split at bottom. Covers lightly soiled with 1/2" closed tears at top of spine. Edges and corners lightly rubbed. View more info

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The Life and Work of Harry Clarke

By: Bowe, Nicola Gordon

Price: $265.00

Publisher: Dublin, Irish Academic Press: 1989

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: 1403


8vo, cloth, 301 pp. The first substantial biography of Clarke and a critical survey of his varied work: stained glass, book illustration, commercial art. 24 color plates and 180 b/w illustrations. A marvelous treatment. Fine; as new in d/w with some very minor shelf-wear. A near pristine copy. View more info

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Harry Clarke: His Graphic Art - Deluxe Limited Edition

By: Bowe, Nicola Gordon

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Mountrath Ireland/Los Angeles, The Dolmen Press/H. Keith Burns: 1983

Seller ID: g1012


Deluxe edition, limited to 250 numbered copies. 125 for distribution in Ireland, 125 for the U.S. Black cloth with gilt decorations in black slipcase. This special edition, signed by Bowe, contains an extra suite of eight plates reproduced from Clarke's original drawings for "The Ancient Mariner." The gilt decoration on the front cover is from a design by Clarke adapted from the binding of the special copies of the 1922 edition of the Fair Tales of Perrault. This specia... View more info

In Search of Diaghilev

By: Buckle, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1956

Seller ID: 354


Story of the Diaghilev Exhibition which the author organized for the Edinburgh festival in 1954. First U.S. edition. Illustrations by Leon Bakst, Color Plates & Black and white,Drawings by Picasso, Derain,Cocteau,Chagall,Matisse,Braque, 76 Illustrations of the Les Ballets Russes De Serge De Diaghilev. 4to, black cloth. Fine in good d/w with 3" closed tear. View more info

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Early Cemeteries of the City of Los Angeles - Los Angeles Miscellany #2

By: Carpenter, Edwin

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Dawson's Book Shop: 1973

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: 1409


1st ed., limited to 300 copies. 8vo, illustrated boards, 48 pp. Illustrated with contemporary photographs and graphics - LA cemeteries up to the year 1885. Fine, without d/w -- as issued. View more info

Image for Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs By Jean Charlot, Inscriptions by Paul Claudel. #127/500

Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs By Jean Charlot, Inscriptions by Paul Claudel. #127/500

By: Charlot,Jean

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: New York, John Becker / Merle Armitage / Will And Lynton R. Kistler. : 1933

Edition: 1st ed.

Inscription: Signed by Charlot & designer/printer

Seller ID: k180706b


Small 4to, cream-colored paper wrappers with a small illustration on front. 128 pp. #127 of 500 copies signed by Charlot, Merle Armitage [designer], and Lynton Kistler [printer]. The 32 color lithographs were drawn directly on large zinc plates and printed using new techniques that allowed for brilliant color separations. Each plate is preceded by a title-page and a page of descriptive prose by Paul Claudel. A scarce title to find intact because it is frequently broken ... View more info

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Original Prospectus for Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs By Jean Charlot - Signed

By: Charlot,Jean.

Price: $385.00

Publisher: John Becker / Merle Armitage / Will And Lynton R. Kistler. New York: 1933

Edition: 1st ed.

Inscription: Signed by Charlot in pencil

Seller ID: k180706c


The scarce four-page prospectus for Charlot's first "Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs" published in 1933. Containing an original lithograph of plate 25 - “La Malinche”, although with a few design and color differences than the image in the book. The prospectus is unusually signed in pencil by Charlot, making it a doubly scarce find. Fine condition. View more info

The Theory of Japanese Flower Arrangements

By: Conder, Josiah

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 126


J.L. Thompson & Co., Kobe., 1935. Hardcover. First edition. Octavo. Illustrated in color and black & white. 88 pps. text + 68 b/w plates and 36 colored plates. Good, w/o jacket. Front cover stained, extremities rubbed; owner's inked signature on ffep. View more info

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A memoir of book design, 1969-2000

By: D'Ambrosio, Joe

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Book Club of California: 2003

Seller ID: 17061918


4to, decorated boards with cloth spine in acetate d/w. Limited to 350 copies. As-new View more info

Image for L’Ouvre de Vincent Van Gogh / Catalog Raisonne Vols 3 & 4

L’Ouvre de Vincent Van Gogh / Catalog Raisonne Vols 3 & 4

By: De La Faille, J.-B.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Paris et Bruxelles, Les Editions G. Van Oest: 1928

Seller ID: k1707092


4to,paper wrappers. 1st ed. Volumes 3 and 4 only of the original four-volume edition, containing “Dessins - Aquarelles - Lithographies.” Volume 3 is the authoritative text, Volume 4 the paintings. Only 653 copies were printed. Volume 3 is good-. Moderate wear and toning to paper covers, spine darkened, and lightly cracked/rubbed. The text block is clean and tight. Volume 4 containing the accompanying paintings is incomplete, with only the first 76 of 212 b/w plat... View more info

Image for Histoire de Edouard Manet et son oeuvre avec un Catalogue des Peintures et des Pastels

Histoire de Edouard Manet et son oeuvre avec un Catalogue des Peintures et des Pastels

By: Duret, Théodore

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris, Bernheim-Jeune: 1926

Seller ID: k1707153


4th ed, first published in 1919. 8vo, softcover, illustrated paper wrappers. 305 pp. An annotated catalogue of 327 paintings and 78 pastels, with a supplement of 18 additional pieces. Includes a brief bibliography. Good: Lightly shaken but fully intact with clean and bright pages. Covers lightly toned with chips at top of spine and lower 4” of front cover partially detached. Ex-libris the Stendahl Art Gallery, Los Angeles. This volume was a well-used reference copy ... View more info

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Jean Crotti

By: George, Waldemar

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Paris, Aux Editions Graphis: 1930

Seller ID: k170712d


1st ed., 4to, paper wraps. Unpaginated. With 36 b/w plates and one color frontispiece, one of 500 unnumbered copies. Text in French. French painter Jean Crotti (1878-1958) was initially influenced by Impressionism, then by Fauvism and Art Nouveau. Around 1910 he began to experiment with Orphism, an offshoot of Cubism, and a style that would be enhanced by his association in New York City with Marcel Duchamp and Francis Picabia. He was part of the 1925 Exposition Intern... View more info

Marcel Gromaire.

By: GEORGE, WALDEMAR

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Des Chroniques Du Jour: 1928

Seller ID: k1707159


Small 4to, xxix, [3] p., 28 b/w lithographed plates, b/w ills. No. 556 of 560 copies. Good. Lightly shaken but fully intact, several edge tears up to 1” in spine. Partially uncut. Original glassine d/w present but toned with most of spine absent and several smaller tears. Ex-libris the Stendahl Art Gallery, Los Angeles. This volume was a well-used reference copy in the gallery’s reference library, hence the rough condition. Until its recent closure, the Stendahl Ga... View more info

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Paul Klee

By: Grohman, Will

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions "Cahiers d'Art: 1929

Seller ID: k1707158


1st ed., no. 214 of 900 copies; 9" x 11", printed white wrappers. xxvi text with 84 illustrations (60 heliotypes, and 7 in-text illustrations). Tissue guards are occasionally toned. Covers toned with scattered spotting, 2” tears at top of hinge and bottom of spine. Interior shaken but intact. Ex-libris the Stendahl Art Gallery, Los Angeles. This volume was a well-used reference copy in the gallery’s reference library, hence the rough condition. Until its recent clo... View more info

Ecce Homo

By: Grosz, George

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: S124


New York: Brussel & Brussel. 1965, 1965. (First edition thus). Small folio. Gilt titled paper covered boards. Near fine in near fine price-clipped d/w. [d/w has a very light discoloration 1/" wide across cover) First U.S. edition of Grosz' work which was suppressed in Germany shortly after its publication. Contains 16 watercolors and 84 drawings. View more info