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Seeker: The Art of Sohan Qadri The Art of Sohan Qadri
1 Seeker: The Art of Sohan Qadri The Art of Sohan Qadri

NJ Grantha Corporation 2004 1-890206-72-5 / 9781890206727 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Gift Quality! As new book and dustjacket. Very clean white boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 132 pgs. Beautifully illustrated (in color) with the work of Sohan Qadri, fine artist from India. Very clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 10" x 11-3/4" 012172

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More Fables, Ade, George
2 More Fables
Ade, George
Chicago Herbert S. Stone 1900 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clyde J. Newman, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, decorated American trade binding, SIGNED by author, and SIGNED by illustrator with added original sketch. Small book (approx. 6" x 4-1/2"). Yellow cloth boards with green and black decoration, lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Very tasteful small custom bookplate on front pastedown. Illustrated by Clyde J. Newman. Lovely small original ink sketch of woman in an apron by Clyde J. Newman with his signature below with date Nov. 13, 1900 is on back of blank fly leaf. Opposite this, on the front free endpaper, is inscription and signature of author: "To The Gussys - George Ade - Chicago - Nov. 19, 1900." 218 pages. 023449

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The Firebrand: Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Cellini, Benvenuto
3 The Firebrand: Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
Cellini, Benvenuto
New York Grosset & Dunlap Photo Play Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with dark green lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; hint of slightest fading to lower edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean, illustrated endpapers (illustrated with stills from United Artists film). 506 pgs. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, short closed tear and tiny chip at lower spine edge, a few additional tiny closed edge tears, very slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Artist, fighter, troubadour, lover, pet of popes and kings, Benvenuto Cellini, the Firebrand of the renaissance, stands out as one of the most colorful figures in all history. Made into a comedy film titled "The Affairs of Cellini" (1934) starring Fay Wray, Frank Morgan and Lucille Ball (a Lady-in-Waiting). 8vo. Biography. 015624

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The Finger Lakes Region of New York: A View from Above, Charles W. Feil III; Ernest A. Rose
4 The Finger Lakes Region of New York: A View from Above
Charles W. Feil III; Ernest A. Rose
Scarborough, Maine VFA Publishing 2005 0971406723 / 9780971406728 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautiful hardcover book and dust jacket - as new condition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with gorgeous full color photographs taken from the air with the discerning eye of an artist. Includes wonderful information on the wineries of the area as well. 160 pages. 027694

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Tuskegee's Heroes, Cooper, Charlie and Ann
5 Tuskegee's Heroes
Cooper, Charlie and Ann
New York Crestline 2015 0785832475 / 9780785832478 Reprint Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Roy LaGrone, Illustrator 
Clean book and color illustrated dust jacket. Clean bright glossy color illustrated boards have no fading or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gray endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Feauturing the beautiful aviation art of Roy LaGrone in full color, as well as historic black and white photographs. 156 pages with bibliography. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lavishly illustrated with the paintings of the late Roy E. La Grone - an artist and proud member of the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II - Tuskegee's Heroes is the courageous story of segregated fliers and support personnel who served so valiantly during World War II in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, and throughout war-torn Europe. 026316

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The Playboy, Deeping, Warwick
6 The Playboy
Deeping, Warwick
New York Dial Press 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Mere hint of slightest edge wear to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 315 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped ($2.50 on front inside flap), very slight edge wear at top and bottom spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Central figure of this novel is a cynical artist and painter who learns that perhaps he is wrong about his concept of life, and learns to love. 015627

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The Voyageur and Other Poems, Drummond, William Henry
7 The Voyageur and Other Poems
Drummond, William Henry
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean ribbed green cloth boards with clean unchipped color paste-on illustration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully penned previous owner name on front free endpaper; no other marks. Color frontis illustration by Frederick Simpson Coburn with clean tissue guard; 5 additional black & white plates by the artist. 142 pp. A lovely collectible quality book, scarce in this condition, by the author of "The Habitant." 020847

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The Red Man's Bones - George Catlin, Artist and Showman, Eisler, Benita
8 The Red Man's Bones - George Catlin, Artist and Showman
Eisler, Benita
New York W. W. Norton 2013 0393066169 / 9780393066166 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean light brown boards with dark brown spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with color plates. 468 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023972

Price: 15.00 USD
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Madcap, Gibbs, George
9 Madcap
Gibbs, George
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1913 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean olive green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of fading along front gutter edge. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 344 pgs. Four illustrations. In SCARCE DUSTJACKET, color illustrted with woman pouring tea, wearing a hat with feathers in the shape of a question mark. Jacket has shallow edge & corner chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a society girl who goes in for sports, particularly aviation. She lands on an island where she runs across a hermit artist... 8vo. Fiction. 012112

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An Artist Passes, Giusti, Arndt
10 An Artist Passes
Giusti, Arndt
New York Dodd Mead 1929 First Hardcover Very Good no dustjacket 
First Edition, with 1929 on title page and copyright page, no additional printings listed. Brown cloth boards with illustration of man in sombrero on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of soiling; no bumping or fraying, very light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean. Clean cactus decorated endpapers. Previous owner name and date neatly penned in top corner of front free endpaper. 238 pgs. 017628

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11 Sketch Me, Berta Hummel!
Gonsalva, Sister M.
St. Meinrad, Indiana Grail Publications 1951 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 94 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of the artist-nun whose love of children and their innocence will forever be remembered as long as there are Hummel cards and figurines. Illustrated with photographs and works of the artist Berta Hummel. 012228

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12 To Seize a Dream
Hersch, Virginia
New York Crown Publishers 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper, no other marks. 341 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has one small shallow chip at top of rear panel, two very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The hero of this novel is that curious romantic artist, Eugene Delacroix. 8vo. Fiction. 010486

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The Very Rich Hours: Travels in Orkney, Belize, the Everglades, and Greece, Hiestand, Emily
13 The Very Rich Hours: Travels in Orkney, Belize, the Everglades, and Greece
Hiestand, Emily
Boston Beacon Press 1992 0-8070-7118-8 / 9780807071182 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
AS NEW first edition. Very clean pale gray boards with clean purple cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean green endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 224 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Poet, writer, artist, and naturalist Emily Hiestand takes us to four far-flung corners of the globe and gives us some of the most sensual, learned, and witty writing about place to appear in years. 8vo. Travel. 015400

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River of Mirrors: The Fantastic Art of Judson Huss, Huss, Judson
14 River of Mirrors: The Fantastic Art of Judson Huss
Huss, Judson
Beverly Hills, California Morpheus International 1996 1883398177 / 9781883398170 First Hardcover Fine Judson Huss 
Stated First Edition, September 1996; numbered Limited Edition, this being number 20 of 150. SIGNED on half title page by Judson Huss, additionally with his small red monogram stamped on the same page. In original slipcase in excellent condition. Laid in is a certificate with gold seal from the Morpheus Gallery attesting to the original purchase, the numbered limited edition being hand-signed by the artist and date of purchase. Also laid in is a beautiful suitable-for-framing numbered print also signed by Huss in perfect condition. Book and slipcase size is approx. 10" x 12". Bound in dark blue leather boards with gold lettering on cover and spine, lovely color illustration on cover by Huss. As new condition, no fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are all clean and bright. Gorgeous full-color reproductions of the artist's work throughout. 94 pages. In red cloth slipcase (unworn). 027488

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The Countess to Boot, Iams, Jack
15 The Countess to Boot
Iams, Jack
New York William Morrow 1941 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering to spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 312 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips, closed edge tears, very light rubbing. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The hero of this fun novel is an artist, plying his lucrative brush in an advertising agency, yearning with all his romantic soul for "ART" in a garret. Enter a Minneapolis-born countess and a female electrical engineer of very high voltage. Rollicking romance in Manattan and the Virgin Islands ensues. 019340

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International Library of Technology - Elements of Pen-and-Ink Rendering, Rendering with Pen and Brush, Elements of Water-Color Rendering, Rendering in Water Color, Drawing from Nature, Drawing from Cast, Elements of Figure Drawing, Drawing from the Figure, International Textbook Company
16 International Library of Technology - Elements of Pen-and-Ink Rendering, Rendering with Pen and Brush, Elements of Water-Color Rendering, Rendering in Water Color, Drawing from Nature, Drawing from Cast, Elements of Figure Drawing, Drawing from the Figure
International Textbook Company
International Textbook Company 1905 Hardcover Very Good 
Lovely solid book, three-quarter leather binding. Clean green cloth boards with leather spine and corners, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Beautiful marbled endpapers. Red text block page edges. Awesome illustrations throughout in full color and black and white. Huge amount of well-organized information to assist the artist. In removable mylar protective cover. "From a series of texbooks for persons engaged in the engineering professions and trades or for those who desire information concerning them. Fully illustrated and containing numerous practical examples and their solutions." NOTE: We have other titles/subjects available from this series - if interested please inquire. 027308

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Henry Walton - 19th Century American Artist - December 9, 1968 - January 4, 1969, Ithaca College Museum of Art
17 Henry Walton - 19th Century American Artist - December 9, 1968 - January 4, 1969
Ithaca College Museum of Art
Ithaca, NY Ithaca College Museum of Art 1968 First Paperback Fine Henry Walton 
Catalog from the first major exhibit of Walton's works which opened at Ithaca College's Museum of Art on December 9, 1968. Very clean catalog with color illustrated cover (illustrated with Walton's "View of Addison") and a mylar cover bound over that (stapled binding). No fading, creasing or chipping. As new. 76 pages. An article about the show from the Ithaca Journal (Saturday, December 7, 1968) is laid in, along with a Geneological Chart showing the descendants of Cruger, the son of Henry Walton. No one knows what Henry Walton looked like, but, because of his artistry, we know a great deal about what Ithaca and many other area places looked like in the 1830's and 1840's before photography existed. 027611

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Volume Two: California Wineries - Sonoma and Mendocino, Latimer, Patricia
18 Volume Two: California Wineries - Sonoma and Mendocino
Latimer, Patricia
Vintage Image 1976 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Sebastian Titus, Illustrator Signed
Lovely Limited First Edition, this being copy No. 113 of five thousand books that were printed in this First Edition. SIGNED by both author and artist. In clean original dust jacket. Large book, size approx. 10-1/2" x 12-3/4". Very clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean green endpapers. Illustrated with historical photographs, drawings by Sebastian Titus. 191 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Second in a series of definitive reference books on the winegrowing regions of California. This volume is divided into two sections of equal length. The first explores the fascinating history of this famous wine area. The second half is an exhaustive study of the current wine industry of Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, with all existing wineries of the day researched, mapped, illustrated and appendixed. The author has placed particular emphasis on the colorful and sometimes enigmatic local personalities. Wonderful historical photographs, many previously unpublished, from museums and private collections. 026243

Price: 50.00 USD
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Sons and Lovers, Lawrence, D. H.
19 Sons and Lovers
Lawrence, D. H.
Avon, Connecticut Limited Editions Club 1975 First Hardcover Fine Sheila Robinson, Illustrator 
Signed and numbered Limited Editions Club copy no. 222 of 2000 copies. Signed by the artist, Sheila Robinson. Original glassine wrapper still intact. In excellent original slipcase, no chipping, fading or wear. Clean beige buckram cloth boards with unchipped label on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Introduction by Robert Gorham Davis. 443 pages. 022787

Price: 95.00 USD
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P.O.W., Morgan, Guy
20 P.O.W.
Morgan, Guy
New York Whittlesey House 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Lt. John Worsley, Illustrator 
First Edition, in clean orginal unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with stamped silver lettering and barbed wire decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Lt. John Worsley, Official Navy War Artist. 226 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap); has hint of edge wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Captured by the Germans in November 1943, Morgan's imprisonment took him into six enemy camps and four German hospitals, from Jugo-Slavia to Northern Italy, to Silesia, Sudetenland, and Hanover in the Reich. This is the story of his brilliant triumph over monotony and despair--the triumph of a keen, analytical mind and a fine literary talent. The book is illustrated by the drawings of a fellow prisoner. Scarce book. 022023

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