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FLORILÈGE DES AMOURS DE RONSARD
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FLORILÈGE DES AMOURS DE RONSARD

by Ronsard, Pierre de [Matisse, Henri illustrator]

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1974
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Geneva: Albert Skira, 1974. Numbered (3795), Facsimile edition of the Original 1948 Edition from Edito-Service S.A. Switzerland and Albert Skira. Purple-blue slipcase and cover with white spine contains both volumes on unbound, laid paper, 22 cm x 28 cm. Volume 1 contains Ronsard's poem along with Matisse's graceful and evocative illustrations on double sheets, 188 pp. Volume 2, Titled,… Read more about this item
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F. LEGER. LA FORME HUMAINE DANS L'ESPACE. Signed and Inscribed by Léger to Alfred Pellan from Pellan's private collection with his stamp
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F. LEGER. LA FORME HUMAINE DANS L'ESPACE. Signed and Inscribed by Léger to Alfred Pellan from Pellan's private collection with his stamp

by Léger, Fernand

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1st Edition
Published
1945
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Montreal: Les Editions de l'Arbre, 1945. 1st Edition. 1st Edition. Outstanding Association Presentation Copy with ownership stamp of Alfred Pellan. Inscribed by Léger on the half-title to Alfred Pellan. "A mon ami Pellan / votre confrere / F. Léger." First Edition. Squarish 8vo, decorated black and red wrappers, pp. 100. 38 pp. of dramatic black… Read more about this item
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RIOPELLE DERRIERE LE MIROIR (NO. 208) Signed by Riopelle in pencil and N° 46 of 150 copies of this Limited Edition in Original Slipcase
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RIOPELLE DERRIERE LE MIROIR (NO. 208) Signed by Riopelle in pencil and N° 46 of 150 copies of this Limited Edition in Original Slipcase

by Maeght

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1974
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Paris: Maeght, 1974. Signed by Riopelle and N° 45 of 150 copies of this exquisite Limited Edition. First edition, hard caramel cover in a caramel slipcase with a blue label, folio format, 11" x 15" (28 x 38 cm), 38 pp unbound on Arches vellum. Signed by Riopelle and numbered forty-six of one-hundred and fifty copies of… Read more about this item
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RIOPELLE DERRIERE LE MIROIR (NO. 218) Signed by Riopelle in pencil and N° 30 of 150 copies of this Limited Edition in Original Slipcase
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RIOPELLE DERRIERE LE MIROIR (NO. 218) Signed by Riopelle in pencil and N° 30 of 150 copies of this Limited Edition in Original Slipcase

by Maeght

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1976
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Paris: Maeght, 1976. Signed by Riopelle and N° 30 of 150 copies of this exquisite Limited Edition. This issue was released in conjunction with Riopelle's 1976 exhibit at the Maeght gallery of works from 1971 to 1975, including sculptures, pen and ink, pastels, acrylic paintings on carton, paintings on canvas, and lithographs on screen based on Native Canadian… Read more about this item
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KONIG DAME BUBE. (KING QUEEN KNAVE). Inscribed to Nabokov's close friends L. and B. Thompson
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KONIG DAME BUBE. (KING QUEEN KNAVE). Inscribed to Nabokov's close friends L. and B. Thompson

by Nabokov, Vladimir

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Edition
1st Edition
Published
1930
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Hardcover
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Berlin: Vertag Ullstein, 1930. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. Inscribed Rarity. Nabokov, Vladimir. KONIG DAME BUBE [King Queen and Knave]. Berlin: Vertag Ullstein, [1930]., Extraordinary Presentation Copy of the First German Edition published two years after the first edition in Russian which was also issued i n Berlin [Juliar A9.1]. 8vo.… Read more about this item
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NIKOLAI GOGOL. Inscribed to the Thompsons [Lisbeth and Bertram were very close friends of the Nabokov's for over 40 years.]
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NIKOLAI GOGOL. Inscribed to the Thompsons [Lisbeth and Bertram were very close friends of the Nabokov's for over 40 years.]

by Nabokov, Vladimir

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First Edition
Published
1944
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Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions Books, 1944. First Edition. First Edition. Signed by Author. First edition, First State with five titles to advertisement page and four titles to rear flap of the Alvin Lustig designed dust wrapper which is also first state with the $1.50 price unclipped. 12mo., [i] + [vi] + 1-174. A very good copy, the spine ev… Read more about this item
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MRS. DALLOWAY
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MRS. DALLOWAY

by Woolf, Virginia

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Fine
Edition
First American Edition, First State
Published
1925
Binding
Hard Cover
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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1925. First American Edition, First State. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. First American Edition, First State. Hard Cover. First American Edition, First Printing of Virginia Woolf's MRS. DALLOWAY released in the UK by Hogarth Press the same year. This scarce American dust jacket has not been seen before which lists other publications on… Read more about this item
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A CHOICE OF ENEMIES - Rare Publisher's mockup copy in pre-publication

A CHOICE OF ENEMIES - Rare Publisher's mockup copy in pre-publication

by Richler, Mordecai

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1st Edition
Published
1957
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Hardcover
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London: Andre Deutsch, 1957. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Richler, Mordecai. A CHOICE OF ENEMIES. London, Andre Deutsch, 1955. First Edition. Publisher's dummy copy in pre-publication dust wrapper designed by Heather Sandring. Sewn book block in loose boards -the wrapper printed in beige and maroon later changed to red and false gold. … Read more about this item
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JEUX. Suite de quatorze eaux-fortes de DARAGNÈS. Signed by DARAGNÈS. This is the Portfolio Edition
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JEUX. Suite de quatorze eaux-fortes de DARAGNÈS. Signed by DARAGNÈS. This is the Portfolio Edition "No. 25" out of the print run of "26" with Original Engravings each signed and numbered 25/26. Printed and dedicated to his fellow illustrator, André Villeboeuf

by Daragnès, Jean-Gabriel [Villeboeuf, André]

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Edition
1st Edition
Published
1935
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Paris: Cinq-vingt, 1935. 1st Edition. Jean-Gabriel Daragnès. Jean-Gabriel Daragnès. 1st Edition. An exquisite copy of this Limited and numbered Edition "JEUX" number 25 of 26 limited editions, size: 16" x 12" which includes a suite of 14 black and white etchings in a series of Sports and Circus themes. Each numbered and signed 25/26. Yellow cover with beige marbled… Read more about this item
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VOYAGE DANS LA HAUTE PENSYLVANIE ET DANS L'ETAT DE NEW YORK PAR UN MEMBRE ADOPTIF DE LA NATION ONEIDA TRADUIT ET PUBLIE PAR L'AUTEUR DES LETTRES D'UN CULTIVATEUR AMERICAN. With: Signed - JOURNEY INTO NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA AND THE STATE OF NEW YORK by Bostelmann
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VOYAGE DANS LA HAUTE PENSYLVANIE ET DANS L'ETAT DE NEW YORK PAR UN MEMBRE ADOPTIF DE LA NATION ONEIDA TRADUIT ET PUBLIE PAR L'AUTEUR DES LETTRES D'UN CULTIVATEUR AMERICAN. With: Signed - JOURNEY INTO NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA AND THE STATE OF NEW YORK by Bostelmann

by Crevecoeur, Michel Guillaume Jean de. [Clarissa Spencer Bostelmann]

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1st Edition
Published
1801
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Paris: De L'Imprimerie de Crapelet, Chez Maradan, 1801. 1st Edition. 1st Edition. Crevecoeur, Michel Guillaume Jean de. JOURNEY INTO NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA AND THE STATE OF NEW YORK. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1964. Translated by Clarissa Spencer Bostelmann. Her Copy. First Edition. Tall 8vo., 619pp. An excellent copy in dustwrapper. The first complete English translation of Crevecoeur's… Read more about this item
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CHAGALL DERRIÈRE LE MIROIR (NO. 66-67-68)

CHAGALL DERRIÈRE LE MIROIR (NO. 66-67-68)

by Maeght, Aimé [Marc Chagall]

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Published
1954
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Paris: Maeght, 1954. This is the most sought after Triple Number of the CHAGALL DERRIÈRE LE MIROIR (NO. 66-67-68). Rare First Edition of a modernist magazine presenting the cutting edge of art of MARC CHAGALL of the time and today. In the publisher's original loosely assembled folio format, 28 cm x 38 cm on wove paper,… Read more about this item
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ALBERT EINSTEIN: PHILOSOPHER-SCIENTIST. Signed by Albert Einstein

ALBERT EINSTEIN: PHILOSOPHER-SCIENTIST. Signed by Albert Einstein

by Einstein, Albert

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1st Edition
Published
1949
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Evanston, Ill: Library of Living Philosophers, 1949. 1st Edition. 1st Edition. Albert Einstein. ALBERT EINSTEIN: PHILOSOPHER-SCIENTIST. Edited by Paul Arthur Schilpp. Evanston, Ill.: Library of Living Philosophers, 1949. First Trade Edition. Edited by Paul Arthur Schilpp. SIGNED. Large 8vo., xvi, 781pp. Signed in black fountain pen as: "Albert Einstein / Princeton / 1950" on the title page. [neat previous… Read more about this item
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DILVISH THE DAMNED - SIGNED Limited Edition Signed by Roger Zelazny No. 134 of 333
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DILVISH THE DAMNED - SIGNED Limited Edition Signed by Roger Zelazny No. 134 of 333

by Zelazny, Roger

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1st Edition
Published
1983
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Hardcover
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California: Underwood Miller, 1983. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Limited Edition DILVISH THE DAMNED. This fine edition is No. 134 of 333. A fine copy in dustwrapper over yellow boards printed green with the same visual as the dustjacket on the front and spine. Protected in mylar. Dust Jacket art Illustrated by Thomas… Read more about this item
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A LA SANTE DU CORPS. POEME PAR MAURICE VLAMINCK, DECORE PAR ANDRE DERAIN. Signed by Derain
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A LA SANTE DU CORPS. POEME PAR MAURICE VLAMINCK, DECORE PAR ANDRE DERAIN. Signed by Derain

by Vlaminck, Maurice. [ANDRE DERAIN]

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1st Edition
Published
1919
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Paris: François Bernouard, 1919. 1st Edition. 1st Edition. Rare first edition. Thin 4to., unpaginated [24] + printed stiff card covers. 1 of only 104 numbered copies [4 on Japon & 100 on Arches]. This copy lettered "G" and signed by Derain although no lettered copies are indicated which might account for a possible 26 additional copies printed]. Designed with… Read more about this item
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THE FAR SIDE OF THE DOLLAR. Typescript Signed by Ross Macdonald [Kenneth Millar]

THE FAR SIDE OF THE DOLLAR. Typescript Signed by Ross Macdonald [Kenneth Millar]

by Macdonald, Ross. [Kenneth Millar]

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1st Edition
Published
1965
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New York: [Published by Knopf in 1965], 1965. 1st Edition. 1st Edition. Ross Macdonald's carbon typescript for the novel - 315 pages, rectos only. Signed as Kenneth Millar with his full address on the title page - a clean copy with several corrections in the author's hand. With appx: 116 additional pages - with major corrections, primarily deletions on… Read more about this item
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ANIMAL STORIES BY GEORGES DUPLAIX. Family Copy signed by Truman Capote
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ANIMAL STORIES BY GEORGES DUPLAIX. Family Copy signed by Truman Capote

by Capote, Truman

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1st Edition
Published
1944
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Hardcover
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1944. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Rare Family Copy. First Edition Inscribed by the young Capote to his younger cousin Cecilia. 'To Cecilia, the cutest girl who ever sat in my lap, with love, Truman, Christmas, 1944." Folio. 92 pp. A wonderful copy in original pictorial boards, expertly restored by our… Read more about this item
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EXTRACT FROM CAPTAIN STORMFIELD'S VISIT TO HEAVEN [Collector's Custom Clamshell case only - Not a book and

EXTRACT FROM CAPTAIN STORMFIELD'S VISIT TO HEAVEN [Collector's Custom Clamshell case only - Not a book and "no book" included]

by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)

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Edition
1st Edition Clamshell Collector's Case
Published
1909
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New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1909. 1st Edition Clamshell Collector's Case. 1st Edition Clamshell Collector's Case. Custom Clamshell Case. No Binding. First Edition Clamshell Case for Mark Twain's Classic: CAPTAIN STORMFIELD'S VISIT TO HEAVEN. A Superb Custom Fitted Modern Collector's Clamshell Bookcase [Not A Book] HAND-CRAFTED by our conservation team, each box is Gilt-stamped at the… Read more about this item
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MAX JACOB. Double Signed Litho by Picasso and Max Jacob [No. 17 of an edition of 30]

MAX JACOB. Double Signed Litho by Picasso and Max Jacob [No. 17 of an edition of 30]

by Picasso. Max Jacob

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Original Litho
Published
1910
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Montrouge [Paris]: 1910, 1910. Original Litho. Original Litho. PICASSO. MAX JACOB. Double Signed Litho. Montrouge [Paris] (Seine). 1910. 14" 7/8 X 10" 3/4 on plain paper stock with the lithograph printed in two tones: Greenish grey for Picasso's drawing and handwriting and black for Max Jacob. Number 17 of only 30 copies. A rare early illustration of Picasso's close… Read more about this item
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SMALL ARCHIVE OF 11 letters: 7 SIGNED LETTERS FROM NIGEL NICOLSON 2 SIGNED LETTERS FROM HAROLD NICOLSON 2 SIGNED LETTERS FROM QUENTIN BELL 3 ENVELOPES AND POSTAGE
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SMALL ARCHIVE OF 11 letters: 7 SIGNED LETTERS FROM NIGEL NICOLSON 2 SIGNED LETTERS FROM HAROLD NICOLSON 2 SIGNED LETTERS FROM QUENTIN BELL 3 ENVELOPES AND POSTAGE

by Nicolson, Nigel. Nicolson, Harold. Bell, Quentin

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Original Autographed Letters and Documents
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London: 1929-1997. Original Autographed Letters and Documents. Original Autographed Letters and Documents. SMALL ARCHIVE OF 11 letters. A series of 6 handwritten and types letters by Nigel Nicolson on 3 different Sissinghurst Castle club size letterheads: August 15,1977, December 9, 1980, June 30, 1981, July 7, 1995, September 21,1995, and November 25,1997. The letter of June… Read more about this item
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Vanessa Bell INVITATION. Signed and Inscribed by Quentin Bell
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Vanessa Bell INVITATION. Signed and Inscribed by Quentin Bell

by Bell, Quentin. [Vanessa Bell]

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1973
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London, 1973. First Edition. Fine. First Edition. Signed and Inscribed by Quentin Bell on the inside page of the invite: " For Anthony signed on behalf of one and all Q B etc" This was the inscribed Invitation to the Private Viewing of an exhibition of 'Vanessa Bell: Paintings and Drawings', by Quentin Bell to Anthony d'Offay.… Read more about this item
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