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Limited Edition Facsimile
Antonozzi, Leopardo.  De Caratteri. [Rome 1638]. Nieuwkoop: Miland Publishers, 1971. Oblong 4to. 57 pp.
$100.00

Litterati of Antwerp Salute One of Their OwnPortrait after Peter Paul Rubens
Woodcut *&* Engraved Versions of the Plantin Device
Asterius, Episcopus Amasenus.  S. Asteri Episcopi amaseae homiliae Graecè & Latinè nunc primùm editae Philippo Rubenio interprete. Antverpiae: Ex Officina Plantiniana, apud viduam & filios Ioannis Moreti, 1615. 4to (24.13 cm, 9.5"). [6] ff., 284, pp., [2] ff.
$2000.00
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Limited to303 Copies
Babbott, Frank Lusk. The collection of...[,] 1854–1933. New York, 1934. 4to. Unpaginated.
$75.00

Milkmaids, Bathing Beauties, Muses, Etc.
Bamlach, Christian.  Pudelnakerd erotische Szenen aus der Gründerzeit. Dortmund: Harenberg, © 1981. 12mo (17.5 cm, 6.9"). 155, [5] pp.; illus.
$45.00
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Just a Bit HEAVY for Taking with You to“the New Barnes” . . .
Barnes, Albert C.  The art in painting. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., © 1937. 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.25"). xx, 522 pp.; illus.
$95.00
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With an Early Engraving of the Virgin of Guadalupe
*&* Commentary on It
Bartolache [y Diaz de Posada], Jose Ignacio.  Manifiesto satisfactorio anunciado en la Gazeta de Mexico (Tom. I nm. 53) Opusculo guadalupano. Mexico: Imp. por D. Felipe de Ziga y Ontiveros, 1790. 4to. [7] ff., 105, [1 (blank)], 16 pp., [6] ff., 3 plts.
$1500.00
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DetailedDETAILED!
Bergström, Ingvar.  Dutch still-life painting in the seventeenth century. New York: Thomas Yoseloff Inc., 1956. 8vo. xix, [1], 330 pp.; illus.
$285.00

A Man Who Had REMARKABLEAdventures *&* Misadventures
(Not to Mention a Fabulous Collection of Books & Realia)
Boturini Benaducci, Lorenzo.  Idea de una nueva historia general de la América Septentrional: fundada sobre material copioso de figuras, símbolos, caractéres, y geroglíficos, cantares, y manuscritos de autores indios, últimamente descubiertos. Madrid: Imprenta de Juan de Zuñiga, 1746. Small 4to. [20] ff., 167, [1] pp., [4] ff., 96 pp., frontis., port. plate.
$2750.00
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WithSigned Lithograph & Leather Portfolio
Brach, Paul.  Paul Brach drawings March 10 – April 3, 1990. New York: Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, [1990]. Oblong 8vo (25.4 cm, 10"). [16] pp.; illus.
$150.00
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Large Scale” in Several Respects . . .
62 Engravings & Bedford Bound

A Classic of English Antiquarianism, Illustration, & Book-Making 
Brayley, Edward Wedlake.  The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster: Including notices and biographical memoirs of the abbots and deans of that foundation. London: J.P. Neale for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, 1818–23. Folio (37.9 cm, 14.9"). 2 vols. I: [18], 227, [19], 72, [10] pp.; 13 plts. II: [2], 304, [40] pp.; 49 plts.
$3000.00
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(Cassatt, Mary).  Hale, Nancy. Mary Cassatt. Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1975.
$15.00

With BOTH the Author's & the Subject'sSignatures
Cecil, Richard.  Memoirs ofJohn Bacon, esq. R.A. with reflections drawn from a review of his moral and religious character. London: Pr. for F. & C. Rivington by R. Noble, 1801. 8vo (17.5 cm, 6.9"). Frontis., iv, 118, [2 (1 adv.)] pp.
$1800.00
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(Ceramics).  Litchfield, Frederick. Pottery and porcelain: A guide to collectors. New York: M. Barrows and Company, [1950]. Folio. Illus.
$40.00

— KENNETH CLARK —

Clark, Kenneth. The other half: A self-portrait. London: John Murray, 1977. Dust jacket in good condition, very slightly crumpled at top of spine.
$17.50   (6472)

(Clark, Kenneth). Secrest, Meryle. Kenneth Clark: A biography. New York: Fromm International, 1986. Paperback, in fine condition, inscribed by author. With photographs.
$7.50   (6473)


Capturing an AgeOne Biography at a Time
[Clarke].  The Georgian era: Memoirs of the most eminent persons, who have flourished in Great Britain, from the accession of George the First to the demise of George the Fourth. London: Vizetelly, Branston, & Co., 1832–34. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.65"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., 582 pp.; 12 plts. II: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. III: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. IV: Frontis., 588 pp.
$450.00
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REACTIONARY!
Craven, Thomas. Modern art: The men, the movements, the meaning. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1934. 8vo. Frontis., xxii, 378 pp.; illus.
$12.00

STUMPED & the KITTENS Are Everywhere” One of 26 Special Copies
Davidson, Michael.  Two views of pears. Berkeley, CA: Sand Dollar, 1973. 8vo (20.1 cm, 7.9"). [10] ff.
$80.00
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Hague & Gill BibliographyObserving Eric Gill's Centenary”
Davis, James.  Printed by Hague and Gill a checklist prepared in conjunction with the exhibit A Responsible Workman observing Eric Gill's centenary. [Los Angeles]: Regents of the University of California, © 1982. 8vo. [2], 48, [2] pp.; illus.
$20.00
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The Art of the Printed Book
Duncan, Harry.  Doors of perception: essays in book typography. Austin, TX: W. Thomas Taylor, 1983. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.2"). [2], 99, [3] pp.
$150.00
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Books Are Communicative Instruments” ANOTHER COPY/STYLE
Duncan, Harry.  Doors of perception essays in book typography. Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1983. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.1"). [2], 99, [3] pp.
$150.00
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An Artist's View of theEarly Development of American Art
Dunlap, William.  History of the rise and progress of the arts of design in the United States. New York: George P. Scott & Co., 1834. 8vo (24.6 cm, 9.7"). 2 vols. I: 435, [1] pp.; 1 facs. II: viii, 480 pp.
$450.00
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One of theMost Beautiful Publications of This Century”
Elder, Abram P.T., publisher.  The light of the world or our Saviour in art. Chicago: The Elder Company, 1896. 4to (29.8 cm; 11.75"). [Approx. 102] pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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Art/Architectural Content *&* An Additional Sermon
(Plus Dezimas & a Sonnet)
Farías, Manuel Ignacio.  Nuevas, y crecidas ganancias, que ha logrado en su celestial comercio la mas Soberana Obrajera Maria Ssma. de los Dolores, sagrada titular del nuevo templo, y Convento de religiosos del Orden de N.P.S. Augustin de la Provincia de S. Nicolàs Tolentino de Michoacan, en su nueva fundacion de la ciudad de Santiago de Queretaro. Sermon, que en el solemne dia de su dedicacion, dominica 21. despues de pentecostes, y 31. de octubre de 1745. Mexico: Imprenta real del Superior gobierno, y del nuevo rezado de Maria de Rivera, 1746. Small 4to. [11] ff., 46 pp., [1] f.
[SOLD]
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ALL the ACTUAL PRINTER'S BLOCKS for the *47* Illustrations
        of Zoeth Skinner Eldredge'sThe Beginnings of San Francisco
Francis, Walter, illus., et al.  For Eldredge's The beginnings of San Francisco, the 47 California-themed printing blocks used to produce the volume’s illustrations. San Francisco: Pr. John C. Rankin Company (New York), 1912. 37 half-tone plates (on copper), 10 zinc cuts, all on their wood blocks; plus 3 additional plates on copper and another zinc cut, similarly mounted.
$4350.00
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The COOLEST Discoveries & Inventions
(French Boarding House Library Book).   Les découvertes les plus utiles et les plus célèbres: Agriculture - Navigation - Boussole - Ecriture - Papier - Imprimerie - Télégraphe - Poudre à canon - Paratonnerre - Verre - Lunettes - Téléscope - Microscope - Musique - Orgure - Peinture - Sculpture...Aérostats... Lille: L. Lefort, Imprimeur-Libraire, 1854. 8vo. [3 (1 blank)], frontis., [2], 5–190 pp., [1 (blank)] f.
[SOLD]
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GiltMOSAIC Binding
[Gavard, Charles].  Souvenir d'une promenade a Versailles. Paris: au Bureau des Galeries Historiques de Versailles, [ca. 1850–55]. Folio (36.5 cm; 14.5"). [6] ff., 50 leaves of plates.
$600.00
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As the Puritan & Industrial Bases of Our Civilization Crumble beneath Us . . .
A Change ofCLOTHES Becomes Inevitable”
Signed by Gill
Gill, Eric.  Clothes an essay upon the nature and significance of the natural and artificial integuments worn by men and women. London & Toronto: Jonathan Cape (pr. by Walter Lewis at the University Press, Cambridge), 1931. 8vo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). [6], 196, [4] pp.; illus.
$300.00
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Illuminated Goldwork
(GILT)!  Adriani, Götz.  Pausa preciosa. Tübingen: Pausa, 1972. Oblong 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.3"). [38] pp.; col. illus.
[SOLD]
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Frescoes forWestminster Palace
Great Britain.  Commissioners on the Fine Arts. Report of the Commissioners on the Fine Arts, with appendices; and a critical introduction. By command of Her Majesty. London: James Gilbert, 1842. 8vo (20 cm, 7.875" ). x, 37, [1] pp.
$150.00

How Much Were theTownley Marbles Worth?
Great Britain.  Parliament. House of Commons.  Report from the committee to whom the petition of the trustees of the British Museum, respecting the late Mr. Townley’s collection of ancient sculptured marbles, was referred. [London, 1805]. Folio (32.5 cm, 12.75"). 8 pp.
$250.00
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Proofs of Wood EngravingsAmerican Signed Binding ca. 1860
Harvey, William.  Proof illustrations to Northcote's Fables; and of the ornamental letters and vignettes. London: Geo: Lawford, 1828. 8vo (26cm; 10.25"). [94] leaves of plates, 6 pp.
$325.00
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A QUITELuxurious & Useful Production
Jacquemart, Albert.  Histoire de la céramique. Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1873. 4to (26.5 cm, 10.43"). [2] ff., 750, [2] pp. 12 pls.
$425.00
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SurrealismExpressionism Modernism
Jolas, Eugene, ed.  Transition: A quarterly review.   Number 26. New York: Transition, 1937. 4to (21.1 cm, 8.25"). 208, [12 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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One Year's Worth ofWell-Spent Half Hours
Knight, Charles.  Half-hours with the best authors. [London: Charles Knight, 1847–48]. 8vo (22.8 cm, 9"). 4 vols. in 2. I: Frontis., engr. t.-p., [2], 312 pp., frontis., engr. t.-p., [2], 312 pp. II: Frontis., engr. t.-p., [iii]–iv, 312 pp., frontis., engr. t.-p., [iii]–iv, 316 pp.
$175.00
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H.P. KRAUS CATALOGUES

Kraus, H.P., bookseller, New York. Arts: Art, Architecture, Archaeology, Festivities, Music, Drama, Film. New York: H.P. Kraus, (19--). 4to.
$7.50


Kraus, H.P., bookseller, New York. 19th Century Photographs, including Daguerrotypes, Civil War Photographs, Early American Views, Technology, French Portrait Photographs, etc. New York: H.P. Kraus, [1977]. 4to.
$20.00

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  not in PRB&M's illustrated catalogues . . .
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KRAUS, H. P.
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A Mathematician, a Missionary, & theChinese Rites Controversy
Le Comte, Louis.  Memoirs and observations topographical, physical, mathematical, mechanical, natural, civil, and ecclesiastical. Made in a late journey through the Empire of China, and published in several letters. Particularly upon the Chinese pottery and varnishing; the silk and other manufactures; the pearl fishing; the history of plants and animals. Description of their cities and publick works; number of people, their language, manners and commerce; their habits, oeconomy, and government. The philosophy of Confucius. The state of Christianity, with many other curious and useful remarks. London: Pr. for Benj. Toke & Sam. Buckley, 1697. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [12] ff., 527 [i.e., 543], [1] pp.; frontis. (port.), 3 plt. (2 fold.), fold. table.
$1800.00
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Ancient Dress.  51 Copper-Engraved Plates.
Lens, André Corneille.  Le costume ou essai sur les habillements et les usages de plusieurs peuples de l’antiquité, prouvé par les monuments. Liege: Aux dépens de l’auteur, chez J.F. Bassompierre, 1776. 4to (24.9 cm, 9.8"). xxxi, [1], 411, [1] pp.; 51 plts
$1750.00
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Lindsay, Jack. Turner: The man and his art. London, Toronto, Sydney, New York: Granada Publishing Limited, 1985. 8vo. 179 pp.; illus.
$30.00


“The First Public Manifestation” of theLiverpool First Edition Club
Signed by Eric Gill
Liverpool First Edition Club.  Catalogue of the first exhibition by members of finely printed books from modern presses May 12–24, 1930 with a foreword by Eric Gill. Liverpool: The Basnett Gallery (pr. at the Fanfare Press), 1930. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). 31, [1] pp.
$100.00
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Kay's Improved & Enlarged Edition of
theUniversal Receipt Book
  [A Best-Selling How-To Guide]
Mackenzie, Colin.   Mackenzie's five thousand receipts in all the useful and domestic arts: Constituting a complete practical library ... A new American, from the latest London edition. With numerous and important additions generally; and the medical part carefully revised and adapted to the climate of the U. States; and also a new and most copious index. By an American physician. Philadelphia: James Kay, Jr. & Bro., and Pittsburgh: C.H. Kay & Co., (© 1829). 8vo (22 cm, 8.6"). 456 pp.; illus.
$160.00
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Marilyn Monroe'sLAST Posed Photo Session
Maloney, Tom, ed.  U.S. camera annual 1964. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, (copyright 1963). 8vo (29 cm, 11.4"). 231, [1] pp.; illus.
$125.00

MODERN LIBRARYLEONARDO”
Merejkowski, Dmitri. The romance of Leonardo da Vinci. Translated from the original Russian of Dmitri Merejkowski by Bernard Guilbert Guerney. New York: The Modern Library, 1928. 12mo. xii, 635 pp.
$23.00


Michener onJapanese Woodblocks
Michener, James A.  Japanese prints from the early masters to the modern. Rutland, VT & Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Co., (copyright 1959). Folio (31.7 cm, 12.5"). 287, [1] pp.; plts., 6 fold.
$250.00

A Famous Designer's TRAVELOGUE ofHis TRIP TO CHINA in 1984
Miho, Jim.  Kromekote opens up a whole new world. [New York?, Cincinnati?]: Champion International Corp., [1985]. 32mo (near miniature: 10 cm; 3.9375"). [48] ff.
$175.00
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Garrick, Cromwell, Addison, Locke, Raleigh, et al.
Mortimer, Thomas.  The British Plutarch, containing the lives of the most eminent statesmen, patriots, divines, warriors, philosophers, poets, and artists, of Great Britain and Ireland, from the accession of Henry VIII to the present time. London: Charles Dilly, 1791. 12mo (18.2 cm, 7.2"). 8 vols. I: Frontis., xi, [3], 297, [3 (2 adv.)] pp. II: [4], 296 (i.e., 299), [1 (errata)] pp. III: [4], 321, 3 (adv.)] pp. IV: [4], 275, [1] pp. V: [4], 299, [1] pp. VI: [4], 339, [1] pp. VII: [4], 250 pp. VIII: [4], 291, [1] pp.
$450.00
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Limited Edition of 80 Copies, with anOriginal Water Color
Nancy, Jean-Luc.  Le regard du portrait. [Paris]: Galilée, (2000). 8vo (21.5 cm; 8.5"). 90, [1], [1 (blank)] pp., [1], [2 (ads)], [1 (blank)], [1(colophon)] ff., [8] pp. of color illus., [1] tipped-in watercolor.
$275.00
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Life WithoutPipe Dreams? Designed by Leonard Baskin
O'Neill, Eugene.  The iceman cometh. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1982. Folio (28.5 cm, 11.22"). xvi, [4], 153, [4] pp.; 10 pls.
$225.00
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FALLS fromVermont to Hawaii
Pfahl, John.  Waterfall. Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, [2000]. Oblong 8vo (12 cm, 4.75"). [36] pp., [1 (laid-in)] f.; illus.
$125.00
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Two Seasonal Spectacles at the Theatre Royal
  SPECIAL EFFECTS 1829
Playbill.  Broadside. Begins: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. This evening, Monday, December 28, 1829, His Majesty's Servants will act the tragedy of King Richard III. [London]: Pr. by J. Tabby, [1829]. Folio (34.5 cm, 13.5"). [2] ff.
$125.00
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Pro Helvetia Foundation. Swiss drawings: Masterpieces of five centuries. Organized by the Pro Helvetia Foundation. Introduction and notes by Walter Hugelshofer. Circulated by the Smithsonian Institution. 1967–1968. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1967. 8vo. 176 pp.; illus.
$22.00

On Paintings in Rome & Italian PaintersCORRECTED
Prunetti, Michelangelo.  Saggio pittorico ed analisi delle pitture più famose esistenti in Roma con il compendio delle vite de’più eccellenti pittori ec. ec. Edizione seconda corretta ed aggresciuta. Roma: Nella Stamperia Salvioni, si vende nella Libreria di Giambatista Petrucci, 1818. 12mo (20 cm, 7.9"). xii, 296 pp.
$500.00
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Robb, David M., & J.J. Garrison. Art in the Western world. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1953. 8vo. Frontis., 1050 pp.; illus.
$22.50

A How-To” Book for Young Ladies of the Mid-18th Century
Robertson, Hannah, Mrs.  The young ladies school of arts. Containing, a great variety of practical receipts, in gum-flowers, filligree, japanning, shell-work, gilding ... &c. Also, a great many curious receipts, both useful and entertaining, never before published. York: Printed at the New Printing-Office, in Coppergate, for Mrs. Robinson, 1777. 12mo (15 cm; 6"). [2], xx, [2], 182 pp.
[SOLD]
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French Translation of the NT withExegesis of Text
 & of PICTURES
Rohault de Fleury, Charles.  L'évangile études iconographiques et archéologiques. Tours: Alfred Mame et Fils, 1874. Folio (33 cm, 13"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [8], vii, [1], 287 pp.; 53 plts. II: Frontis., [4], 320 pp.; 46 plts.
$350.00
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Censoring “Satanic” Art
Rosignoli, Carlo Gregorio [Charles Grégoire].  La pittura in giudicio, overo il bene delle oneste pitture, e’l male delle oscene. Opera di Carlo Gregorio Rosignoli della compagnia di Giesu. Milan: Nella Stampa di Giuseppe Malatesta, 1697. 12mo (14.8 cm; 5.75"). [11] ff., 316 pp. Lacks engr. frontis.
$750.00
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For Workmen & Laborers” & Including Ruskin'sAttack on Whistler
Ruskin, John.  Fors clavigera. Letters to the workmen and labourers of Great Britain. New York: Greenwood Press, 1968. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). 4 vols. I: 430 pp. II: 459, [1] pp. III: 425, [1] pp. IV: 412 pp.
$100.00
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My dearest John,” My dear Girl,” My dearest Boy,” My dear Father” . . .
Ruskin, John James; Van Akin Burd, ed.  The Ruskin family letters. Ithaca & London: Cornell University Press, © 1973. 8vo. 2 vols. I: Frontis., lviii, 417, [1] pp. II: Frontis., [418]–792, [2] pp.
$45.00
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Inscribed by the Artist
Saroyan, William, & Barbara Ebersole.  Fletcher Martin. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press, 1954. 4to (28.7 cm, 11.3"). xvii, [1], 51, [1] pp.; illus.
$100.00
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BOOM-Time ART AuctionSome Prices/Purchasers NOTED
Senff, Charles H.  Important paintings by old & modern masters collected by the late Charles H. Senff [of] New York City and Syosset, Long Island. New York: Anderson Galleries, 1928. Folio. 87 ff.
$65.00
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Senff, Charles H. ...Important paintings by old & modern masters collected by the late...[of] New York City and Syosset, Long Island.... New York: The Anderson Galleries, 1928. Folio. 87 ff.
$115.00


He Was a Member ofSor JUANA's Circle
Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos de.  Parayso occidental plantado y cultivado por la liberal benefica mano de los muy catholicos y poderosos reyes de España, nuestros señores, en su magnifico Real Convento de Jesus Maria de Mexico. Mexico: Juan Ribera, 1684. Small 4to. [12], 206 ff., coat of arms.
$15,000.00
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An Art Collector's Estate
Suárez de Toledo, Juan.  Collection of documents in Spanish on paper relating to his death and estate. Talavera: 1669–79. Folio, 100 ff.
$950.00
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[Sweetser, Moses F.].  Dürer. Boston: Houghton, Osgood & Co., 1880. 12mo. Frontis., 158 p., 2 pl. [also bound in, his] Rembrant. Boston: Houghton, Osgood & Co., 1880. 12mo. 162 p., 5 pl. [also bound in, his] Van Dyck. Boston: Houghton, Osgood & Co., 1880. 12mo. 157 p., 4 pl.
$25.00



A Big Book Documenting a Big Era
Trevor-Roper, Hugh, ed.  The age of expansion: Europe and the world 1559–1660. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., © 1968. Folio. 360 pp.; col. illus.
$25.00

One of 50 Special CopiesWood Engravings byRuzicka
Updike, Daniel Berkeley, & Rudolph Ruzicka.  D.B.U. and R.R.: selected extracts from correspondence between Daniel Berkeley Updike and Rudolph Ruzicka, 1908–1941. New York: American Printing History Association, 1998. Small 4to (27.3 cm; 10.75"). vi, 181, [8] pp.
$115.00
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Art/ArchitectureFolio ExtraImposing!
Valentini, Agostino.  La patriarcale basilica Liberiana. Roma: a spese di Agostino Valentini, 1839. Folio extra (47.5 cm; 18.75"). [4] ff., 118 pp.; 1 fold. plt., 102 plts.
$600.00
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(Walker, John). Walker, John. Self-portrait with donors: Confessions of an art collector.  Boston: Little, Brown, 1974.
$12.50

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Waugh! The Pre-Raphaelites!
Waugh, Evelyn.  PRB An essay on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood 1847–54. Westerham, Kent: Dalrymple Press, 1982. 4to (25.2 cm, 9.9"). 44, [3] pp.
$125.00
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~ A WEBER / WALL DUO ~

Berhardt Wall's Works:
“A Prize of the Cognoscenti, a Delight for Collectors, & the Pride of Librarians”

(The BIG BOOK)
Weber, Francis J.  Following Bernhardt Wall 1872–1956. Austin, TX: The Book Club of Texas, 1994. Folio (29.9 cm, 11.75"). [2], 63, [1] pp.; 5 col. plts., col. illus.
$450.00
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“The Nation's Foremost Etcher”The ORIGINAL PUBLICATION
(The LITTLE BOOK). 
Weber, Francis J.  Following Bernhardt Wall. Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1974. Miniature (6.2 cm, 2.4"). [2], 18, [2] pp.; illus.
$200.00
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Big Painting / Miniature Tribute
Weber, Francis J.  The Last Supper. [San Fernando, CA]: Junípero Serra Press, 1998. Miniature (6 cm, 2.35"). [6], 10, [4] pp.
$45.00
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An Impressive Array ofCollotype Plates
Weitenkampf, Frank.  Famous prints: masterpieces of graphic art reproduced from rare originals. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. Folio (39.5 cm, 15.6"). xx, [140] pp. 70 plates.
[SOLD]
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Art & Antiques
Wendland, Hans. Die sammlung Dr. Hans Wendland Lugano mit einigen beitraegen aus anderem besitz. Eingeleitet und beschrieben von C.F. Foerster. Berlin: Hermann Ball & Paul Graupe, 1931. 4to. 162 pp., [85] ff.
$50.00

Haters Gonna Hate:   Whistler vs. the Critics  —  The Unauthorized First Edition
Whistler, James McNeill.  The gentle art of making enemies: Edited by Sheridan Ford. New York [i.e., Antwerp]: “Frederick Stokes & Brother”, 1890. 12mo (17.4 cm, 6.9"). [8], xi–xvii, [2], 21–256, [6 (2 adv.)] pp.
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