ILLUSTRATED BOOKS \ CUTS & ENGRAVINGS
A-B     Bibles     C     D-F     G     H     I-K
L     M   •   N-P     Q-R     S     T     U-Z
[ ]


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
Click the images for enlargements.

Sweet the Scene of Recollection”
Negus, Mary M.  Manuscript on paper, in English. “Mary M. Negus's album.” [Ohio]: 1835–43. Oblong 16mo (7.7cm, 3"). [106] pp.; 4 plts.
$125.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Biblio-LECHigh Spots
Newman, Ralph Geoffrey, & Glen Norman Wiche.  Great and good books: A bibliographical catalogue of the Limited Editions Club 1929–1985. Chicago: Ralph Geoffrey Newman, Inc., 1989. Folio. ix, [73] pp.; illus.
$95.00
Click the images for enlargements.

A Pre-WWI SpyThriller/RomanceIllustratedIn a Signed Binding
Nicholson, Meredith.  The port of missing men. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., copyright 1907. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). Frontis., [10], 399, [5 (adv.)] pp.; 6 plts.
$60.00
Click the images for enlargements.

First U.S. Edition: Icelandic Travel Book
Nicoll, James.  An historical and descriptive account of Iceland, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1841. 12mo (15.7 cm, 6.2"). Add. engr. t.-p., 360 pp.; 2 fold. maps, 1 plt. (incl. in pagination).
$125.00
Click the images for enlargements.

ROMANTICStyle & Story Illustration Suites in Two States
Nodier, Charles.  La légende de Soeur Béatrix. Paris: Librairie A. Rouquette, 1903. 4to (25 cm, 9.84"). [2] ff., 67, [1] pp.; [68] ff.
$975.00
Click the images for enlargements.
The coloring here is VERY delicate though at the same time rich —
our photos really do not do them justice.

One of 30 Special CopiesExtra Plates, Signed Binding
Nogaret, François-Félix, et al.  Le fond du sac, ou recueil de contes en vers et en prose & de pieces fugitives. Paris: Leclere (pr. Lyon: Louis Perrin), 1866. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). xli, [3], 172, [2] pp.; 12 plts.
$1000.00
Click the images for enlargements.

The Basis forTwo Classic Film Versions
Nordhoff, Charles, & James Norman Hall.  Mutiny on the Bounty.  Baltimore: Pr. at the Garamond Press for the Limited Editions Club, 1947. Tall 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). x, [2], 465, [1] pp., [1] f.
$150.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Small is Our Book Yet Not the Less”Very Small & in Its Tiny Slipcase
Norton, Caroline Sheridan.  Schloss's English bijou almanac for 1841. London: A. Schloss, [1840]. Miniature (2 cm; .787"). [25] ff.; [6] plts.
$550.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Presentation Copy from the Illustrator A Star-Studded Colophon
Novak, David Alan, comp. & ed.  The first one hundred years, 1892–1992. A keepsake volume for the centenary ofthe Rowfant Club. Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, 1992. 4to (26 cm; 10.25"). xii, 77 pp., illus.
$200.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Highlighting Modern Fine Printing
Oak Knoll Press.  Oak Knoll Fest X portfolio: A collection of broadsheets. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, 2003. Folio (30.5 cm, 12"). T.-p., [36] ff. (three items appearing twice).
$200.00
Click the images for enlargements.

APerishable PressFavored Author
Olson, Toby.  The pool, from the novel Dorit in Lesbos. Driftless [i.e., Mt. Horeb], WI: Perishable Press, 1991. 8vo (26.2 cm, 10.3"). 38 pp.; 1 fold. plt.
$400.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Limited Editions Club: O'Neill Comedy
O'Neill, Eugene.  Ah, wilderness! New York: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1972. Folio (28.5 cm, 11.25"). 161, [3] pp.; 8 col. plts. (4 double-page).
$175.00
Click the images for enlargements.

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
Click the images for enlargement.

Perishable Press: Fathers, Sons, & Women
Oppenheimer, Joel.  Notes toward the definition of David. Minor Confluence [i.e., Mount Horeb], WI: Perishable Press, 1984. 8vo (25.5 cm, 10"). [20] pp.; illus.
$50.00
Click the images for enlargements.

The Sorrows of the Irish ChurchIllustrated
O'Reilly, Myles William Patrick, & Richard Brennan.  Lives of the Irish martyrs and confessors ... also, a very full and complete history of the penal laws, by Parnell.  New York: James Sheehy, 1882. 8vo (23.9 cm, 9.4"). 756, [12 (adv.)] pp.; 32 plts.
$350.00
Click the images for enlargement.

The Science & Mechanics ofIron, ILLUSTRATED
Overman, Frederick.  The manufacture of iron, in all its various branches. Philadelphia: Henry C. Baird, 1850. 8vo (24 cm, 9.4"). 492, [4 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$450.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Ovid's “Art of Love” in GERMANLimited Edition with Slevogt's Embellishments
Ovidius Naso, Publius.  Des Publius Ovidius Naso Lehrbuch der Liebe. Berlin: Paul Cassirer, 1921. Folio (31.9 cm, 12.75"). 90, [4] pp.; illus.
$975.00
Click the images for enlargements.

The Island of Boriquen
Oviedo y Valdes, Gonzalo Fernandez de.  The conquest and settlement of the island of Boriquen or Puerto Rico. Avon, CT: Stinehour Press for the Limited Editions Club, 1975. 8vo. xxviii, [2], 143, [3] pp.; 8 col. plts., illus.
$100.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Virginia Love Story / Margaret Armstrong Binding
Page, Thomas Nelson.  The old gentleman of the Black Stock. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. 8vo (18.7 cm, 7.3"). viii, [4], 169, [1] pp.; 8 col. plts.
$80.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Signed Limited Edition: Noir Fiction
Parker, T. Jefferson.  Easy Street. [Mission Viejo: ASAP Publishing], © 2000. 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.3"). Frontis., 44 pp.; 2 col. plts.
$300.00
Click the images for enlargements.

TheLARGEST Herbal in the English LanguageRuskin's Copy
Parkinson, John.  Theatrum botanicum: The theater of plantes. Or, an herball of a large extent ... London: Thomas Cotes, 1640. Folio (35.3 cm, 13.9"). Add. engr. t.-p., [18], 1755 (i.e., 1745), [3] pp.; illus.
$6000.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Harvest PastimesA Concertina–Folding Peep Show
(Peep show).  [Harvest festival]. No place: No publisher/printer, [ca. 1833]?. 1 box with 5 attached plts. (8 x 10.3 cm; 3.125 x 4" closed).
$1950.00
Click the images for enlargements.

First Pepler & Gill CollaborationOnly the Second Book Gill Illustrated
Pepler, Hilary Douglas Clarke.  The Devil's devices[,] or contol versus service. London: Hampshire House Workshops, 1915. Small 8vo (19 cm; 7.5"). viii, 124, [5[ pp., illus.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.

The New French Classicism Le nouveau classicisme français
Perrault, Claude.  Ordonnance des cinq especes de colonnes selon la methode des anciens. Paris: Jean Baptiste Coignard, 1683. Folio (37.3 cm, 14.75"). [8], xxvii, [1], 124 pp.; 6 plts.
$2850.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Illustrated Petrarch with aTable of the Rhyme Schemes
Petrarca, Francesco, & Pietro Bembo.  Il Petrarca con dichiarationi non piv stampate. Insieme con alcune belle Annotationi, tratte dalle dottissime Prose di Monsignor Bembo, cose sommamente vtili, à chi di rimare leggiadramente, & senza volere i segni del Petrarca passare, si prende cura. Venetia: Appresso Nicolò Beuilacqua, 1564. 12mo (14.7 cm; 5.75"). 490, [2], 259, [3] pp.; illus.
$950.00
Click the images for enlargements.

One of the Most Famous Satires ofALLTIME
Petronius Arbiter, Gaius.  The works of Petronius Arbiter, translated by several hands. With a key by a person of honour, and also his life and character. London: Pr. for Sam. Briscoe (colophon: Pr. for George Strahan), 1713. 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). [16], x, [6], 111, [3], 111–360, [8] pp.; 11 plts. (lacking add. engr. t.-p.).
$450.00
Click the images for enlargements.

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
Click the images for enlargements.

Little Boys Should not Meddle with Guns”
Picket, Albert.  A picture book for little children. Philadelphia: Kimber & Conrad, no date (1812?). Narrow 24mo (14 x 6.5 cm; 5.5" x 2.5"). [12] ff., illus.
$165.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Beautiful Illustrated Children's BookThree Generations of Family Ownership
A picnic of two.  New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., (copyright 1880). 16mo (15.5 cm, 6.2"). [2], [7]–64 pp.; 8 plts. (incl. in pagination).
$75.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Biography of Savonarola byHis Friend
Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni Francesco.  Vita R. P. Fr. Hieronymi Savonarolae ferrariensis, ord. praedicatorum. Paris: Sumptibus Ludovici Billaine, 1674. 12mo (15 cm, 5.9"). Vol. I of II. Frontis., [18] ff., 385 [i.e., 375], [1] pp. Plates.
$900.00
Click the images for enlargements.

LEC Plato:  Love, Friendship, & Hiccups”
Plato.  Dialogues on love and friendship. New York: Printed at the Press of A. Colish for the members of The Limited Editions Club, 1968. Folio (28 cm, 11"). xiv, [3], 208, [2] pp.; illus.
$100.00
Click the images for enlargements.

BENEDICTINES Come to the New World
with COLUMBUS
A FINE Engraved Title-Page & 18 Splendid Plates
[Plautius, Caspar]. Nova typis transacta navigatio novi orbis Indiae occidentalis.... [Linz], 1621. Folio (32.6 cm, 12.875"). )(4 (-)(4, blank) A–M4 N4 (-N4, blank); Engr. t.-p., [2] ff., 101, [1] pp.; 18 plts.
$27,000.00

Avoid Decayed,” Fraudulent, or Misguided MEDICINES
byStudying the Genuine Articles
Pomet, Pierre.  A compleat history of druggs, written in French by Monsieur Pomet, chief druggist to the present French King; to which is added what is further observable on the same subject, from Messrs. Lemery, and Tournefort, divided into three classes, vegetable, animal and minera ... London: Pr. for R. Bonwicke, William Freeman, Timothy Goodwin, et al., 1712. 4to (22.5 cm, 8.9"). 2 parts in 1 vol. [8] ff., 420 (i.e., 440) pp., [6] ff.; 86 plts.
$3800.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Pomet's Own Edition ofHis Guide to Drugs
Pomet, Pierre.  Le marchand sincere ou traite general des drogues simples et composes. Paris: Chez l'Auteur, 1695. Folio (40 cm, 15.75"). Frontis., [12], 304 (i.e., 332), 108, 116, [38], 16 pp.; 5 plts., illus.
$4500.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Did Pizarro Really Draw aLine in the Sand?
Prescott, William Hickling.  History of the conquest of Peru, 1524–1550. Mexico City: Imprenta Nuevo Mundo for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1957. Folio (32 cm, 12.6). xxxvi, 252 pp., [2] pp.; illus.
$150.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Limited Edition500 CopiesArt-Deco Illustrations
Prévost, l'Abbé.  Manon Lescaut. London: Geoffrey Bles, 1928. Sm. folio (32.3 cm, 12.75"). [8], ix, [1], 141, [3] pp.; 12 col. plts.
$150.00
Click the images for enlargements.

WHAT HAPPENED to MARY?
Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich; Max Eastman; *&* Rockwell Kent.   Gabriel a poem in one song. New York: Covici-Friede, 1929. 8vo (23 cm; 9.125"). x, 33, [1] pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.

TO Part XI . . .    

PLACE AN ORDER   |   E-MAIL US   |   PRB&M HOME