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Das Buch Esther

by Bennett, David (illustrator)

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Boer, Munich, 1990. Slim quarto, 60 pp. The Book of Esther told in German. Illustrations in color by David Bennett. Laid in is a handwritten one-page letter from Bennett dated June 14, 2003, referring to work he has done since 1990. Also laid in are a current (June-Sept. 2003) catalogue of the artist's work at… Read more
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Grob, Fein & Gottlich

by Hannsmann, Margarete, and Grieshaber, HAP

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Claassen, Hamburg, 1970. Folio, cream-colored cloth with red & grey design on cover. A signed limited edition featuring text by Margarete Hannsmann and 40 original colored woodcuts by HAP Grieshaber. VG with mild soil to boards, slight rubbing to bottom corners and two tiny indentations on front cover near spine.
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Benches

by Lynch, Kenneth

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Canterbury Publishing Co., Canterbury CT, 1971. First edition, folio bound in green illustrated wraps. Ostensibly a catalogue for Kenneth Lynch & Sons of Wilton, CT, the volume features hundreds of photographs and designs for park, garden and waiting benches. Many imaginative approaches, and some colorful writing by Lynch, who apparently views the manufacture of benches as an… Read more
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Fernand Roches, Paris, 1931. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies on handmade paper, this being copy #438. Octavo, 57 pp., plain white boards with dust jacket; tissue guard over dj; housed in a chemise and slipcase; printed label on chemise spine. Text in French. A number of gravure illustrations are scattered throughout the text, which is printed in… Read more
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$100.00
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Rapid Carpentry

by Gill, Joseph R

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New York, 1888. Folio, 80 pp., with 17 plates printed on heavy cardboard. Gill is the author of Lightning Stair Builder and Mechanical Stair Builder, and was the superintendent of all main stairs in the Vanderbilt mansion. As a short autobiographical statement makes clear, he is a practicing carpenter first and a writer second; the book's subtitle… Read more
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Chansons de Salles de Garde

by Prangey, Marcel (illustrator)

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Editions Du Scorpion, Amsterdam, 1931. First printing, one of a small number of copies, as it says on the colophon page. These timeless songs have been set to music and illustrated by Marcel Prangey, whose line drawings bring to mind Robert Lawton; however, the images in this book are definitely erotic, even shocking. Fifty-three illustrations, nicely printed… Read more
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Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt am Main, n.d. Quarto, 132 pages. Text in German; quality reproductions on glossy paper of German banknotes and printing processes. Near fine in grey cloth and with clear plastic cover.
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Gemito

by Schettini, A. (Gemito)

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$85.00

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Milano, Edizioni Dell'Esame, 1944. Monograph on the Italian artist and sculptor. Octavo, 217 pp., 146 reproductions. Paper-covered boards (worn, spotted and darkened) with woven cloth spine; wear along edges and corners. Front endpapers separated from top to bottom, but book still held together by three linen hinges. Back cover still tight, but endpapers beginning to… Read more
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Dolls Are Little People

by Alexander, Madame

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Alexander Doll Co., NY, n.d. (1963). 12 pp. stapled catalogue, 8.5"x4.5". "This booklet presents Madame Alexander's distinctive Family of Fine Miniature Dolls, WENDY, the little girl, her baby sister, LITTLEST KITTEN and her grown-up sister CISSETTE, a 10" debutante doll." The booklet has 30 b&w photographs illustrating the dolls and their costumes. VG+ (very faint… Read more
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