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1 Picturesque Word Origins from Webster's from Webster's New International Dictionary
C&G Merriam

Springfield, Mass 1933 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Oblong 
134pgs. 45 illustrative drawings. Green cloth, with gilt lettering tree design on front panel. bowing of covers. spine leans. otherwise fine internally.with words printed in red. . Entertaining book for young readers which reveal origins of English words.Scarce, unclipped jacket has chips and creases along the extremities and spine. in fresh mylar sleeve 107272 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The First Historic Landscape Report for the Ravine Prospect Park Brooklyn, New York
2 The First Historic Landscape Report for the Ravine Prospect Park Brooklyn, New York
Walmsley & Company, Inc.

New York 1986 First Edition Softcover very Good- Oblong Quarto 
376pgs. gray stiff wrappers. dampstains on front cover.otherwise fine, unmarked. A wondeful historic landscape report of Prospect park. History, design and construction of the ravine, vintage photographs. illustrations, maps. 107382 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Adema, Marcel Apollinaire
Grove Press

New York 1955 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
298pgs. Green Cloth, gilt lettering. frontispiece. Square corners. slight aging to covers, text shows even toning, otherwise fine, unmarked copy. Unclipped jacket chipped on the upper edge of spine. in fresh mylar sleeve. jacket design by Roy Kuhlman. Biography of the French Poet Guillaume Apollinaire whose turn of the century peers were Picasso, Cocteau and others. 0302275 
Price: 26.00 USD
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Adventures in the African Jungle, Akeley, Carl and Mary L. Jobe
4 Akeley, Carl and Mary L. Jobe Adventures in the African Jungle
Junior Literary Guild

New York 1931 Early Ediiton Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Octavo 
275pgs. Dark Brown Cloth, gilt lettering with blind-stamped elephant design on front panel. previous owner bookplate on inside cover, illustrated endpapers. spine rubbed, stains to foreedge, internally clean, unmarked copy. profusely illustrated throughout. Adventures in deepest Africa during the twenties and thirties. 0304275 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Aldous Huxley Holy Face and Other Essays
Fleuron Ltd
Albert Rutherston
London 1929 Limited Hardcover Very Good Quarto 
64pgs.Tan Buckram, decorated gilt design on front panel. Spine and covers are darkened. offsetting to endpapers. Top Edge gilt, pages untrimmed. illustrations by Albert Rutherston. This is #109 of 300 Limited copies. .Essays by Huxley on leisure, love. 022366 
Price: 70.00 USD
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6 Alphonse Daudet A Passion of the South
Greening and Co & Brentanos

London & New York 1910 Hardcover Very Good + No Dustwrapper 
8vo in original brown cloth with gilt cover and spine titles. Elaborately blindstamped floral design on the cover. Top edge trimmed , others uncut. Endpapers evenly toned, with some toning to the titlepage as well. And there's a start to the front inner hinge. scarce in any condition. 288 pages. 202772 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Alvise Zorzi (Author), Paolo Marton (Photographer) Venetian Palaces
Rizzoli

U.S.A. 1991 0847812006 / 9780847812004 First Edition Thus Hardcover New As New 
Originally published in Italian. Small thick folio. measure 11" x13" Bound in full red cloth - A beautiful production with large gilt titles blocked in gilt on the cover and spine. Pictorial dustwrapper in a fresh mylar sleeve/. A definitive book on the subject of the palaces of Venice. Stunning plates throughout. With historical context and images, details, history, anecdotes, A thoroughly detailed work it has been written so as to enchant the trade 532pgs "If any city could fit happily into the pages of a picture book, it's Venice: small, old, beautiful, palpably mortal. Venice's melancholy splendor lies both in its physical longevity and in its decline, in the vital signs of an ever-more-distant past. Zorzi, aVenetian involved in the preservation of his hometown, and Marton (Venetian Villas ) do the place justice in their illustrated survey of palazzi from the Doge's Palace (circa 810) to innumerable smaller residences of Byzantine, Gothic, Renaissance and later eras. Stone predominates in their view of the landscape, whether that of the elaborate interior mosaic floors of dwellings, in the Bridge of Sighs, or in the unadorned walls of a Venetian prison. Marton's photos of exteriors are striking; artful urban bedrock seems to let the clustered islands of the onetime trading center rest with surreal serenity on water. In this vision of a city as an artifact, few peoplecan be seen, suggesting the power of the dead on all that has managed to survive them." From Linbrary Journal: This handsome volume opens with an account of the building of Venetian palaces and a brief outline of the republic's history, followed by a short historical outline of Venetian heraldry. Every palace of note in Venice is then discussed separately in historical sequence, according to the date each was built. Each is examined as part of the architecture of its era, with its particular design and unique elements carefully described. The artistic embellishments, furnishings, paintings, and decorations are also presented, as are the historical personages who occupied it and the events of note that took place there. The exterior and interior of each building are shown in a series of excellent photographs. The volume is beautifully produced, with illustrations of the highest quality. Useful for the general reader and specialist, it is a fine addition to any library, providing a complete roster of Venetian palaces.' --Martin Chasin 202458 
Price: 95.00 USD
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8 Anatole France The Revolt of the Angels
Limited Editions Club
Pierre Watrin
1953 Hardcover Near Fine No Dustwrapper as Issued 
Crown 8v0, or small 4to, in navu blue cloth with silver gilt winged sword design on the cover and silver gilt titles on the spine. Limited to 1454/1500 copies issued. Top edge dyed light blue, other edges uncut. 282pp The book looks new, I rate it NF bc there is a just a hint of wear (fading) to the spine. Looks and feels unread. The slipcase has the title printed along the closed side, and is near fine with just a bit of toning to the edges. Translated from the French by Mrs. Wilfrid Jackson. Introduction by Desmond MacCarthy. Illustrations by Pierre Watrin. 202482 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Anne Morrow Lindbergh North to the Orient
Harcourt Brace & Co.

New York 1935 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket 8vo Signed & Inscribed By the Author
Photo frontispiece. Author inscription on half-title page, "For Laura and George,from Anne, Norrth Haven, August 9th, 1935". Dark Blue Cloth, Embossed airplane design on front panel. Lettering on spine is mostly rubbed off. light scuffing on front panel, slight edgewear, map endpapers, lightly toned. text block is near fine. 107666 
Price: 275.00 USD
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10 Bachofen, Johann Jakob Der Mythus von Orient und Occident : Eine Metaphysik der alten Welt.
C.H. Beck'sche Verlh.

1926 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
TEXT IN GERMAN -4to, black cloth with titles printed in large font occupying most of the front board. cover also ruled once around the edge. plain printed dustwrapper matches the design is lightly soiled andhas some uneven toning but is otherwise in pretty good shape, now in a fresh mylar sleeve. light soiling to the outer edges of the block. 628p 021569 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 Bagehot, Walter SELECTED ESSAYS OF WALTER BAGEHOT
Nelson

London First Thus Limp Leather Very Good 5x8" 
471pgs.decorative endpapers. Brown-Tan leather covers, gilt lettering, floral design on spine. TEG. toning to rear panel, lower extremities of panels worn through, especially at corners. internally fine, unmarked. 0302385 
Price: 28.00 USD
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12 Barnett, Lionel D. Translator Bhagavad-gita : Or the Lords Song (The Temple Classics)
J M Dent & Co

1928 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 
top edge gilt, others uncut. bound in full navy blue cloth with bright gilt titles and design on the spine strip. Original ribbon page marker intact. a couple of minor marks on the cover. Scarce 015600 
Price: 40.00 USD
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13 Benezra, Neal David;Danto, Arthur Coleman;Benezra, Neal;Viso, Olga M.;Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden;Haus Der Kunst Munchen Regarding Beauty: A View of the Late Twentieth Century
Hatje Cantz Pub

Germany 1999 3893227822 / 9783893227822 Hardcover As New No Jacket As Issued 
Landscape 4to in matt white illustrated paper over the boards, illustrated with photos throughout along with a series of essays on beauty, from philosophy to design. Metallic silver endpapers. Just a hint of waviness to the textblock otherwise, new.condition. 231pp 201812 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue Book Decorations by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue
The Grolier Club

1931 Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket as Issued 
Large 4to backed in this cream white vellum with title blocked on the spine. With light gray paper over the boards. Light even spine toning otherwise near fine. Internals as new. Neat looking previous owner's name on fron endpaper. Engraved frontispiece with tissue-guard, printed on handmade deckle-edge paper. A book filled with facsimile examples of Goodhue's works. Unpaginated. 000075 
Price: 150.00 USD
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15 Bible New Testament Bible Red Letter Edition
Holman Publishing

Philadelphia 1935 Leather Leather Very Good+ Slipcase 
629ps. Soft, black leather, raised bands.Gilt lettering on front panel, w/embossed oval design. Gilt stamped "emme, Easter 1935" on front endpaper. Gilt edges are in excellent condition. text is fine. Comes in a custom made overleaf in a slipcase.rubbing to the lower corners of the Bible, overleaf lightly rubbed, Housed in a black board slipcase with Black spine label. A wonderful red letter edition, and quite giftable. 301022 
Price: 55.00 USD
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16 Billy Baldwin Billy baldwin Decorates
Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY 2003 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
Extra large 4to, or small foliolodge . Illustrated dustwraopper has a large chip on the lower inner corner of the back panel/spine strip.. . now the unclipped dustwrapper is in a fresh mylar sleeve. A design classic. Profusely illustrated and commented upon throughout the book. Index, 221pp 202740 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 Blum, Stella DESIGN'S BY ERTE fashion drawings and illustrations from Haper's Bazar (I ncluding 8 covers in full color)
Dover,

NY 1976 Soft Cover Near Fine 
127p Minor creasing to the covers 001744 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Bob Gill Graphic Design Made Difficult
Van Nostrand Reinhold

U.S.A. 1992 0442010982 / 9780442010980 Softcover Like New 
large 4to in wraps, It says 'For Donald, on the first recto page, otherwise generally as new. 154pp 202932 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Borge, Victor My Favorite Intermissions
Doubleday
Thomas Winding
New York 1971 Early Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
189pgs. Light brown boards with white sketch design of the author at the piano. Dampstain on rear pages, doesn't affect the text block. otherwise clean, square copy.Price-clipped jacket has wear to extremities. Lives of the Musical Greats with amusing and shocking facts by the clown prince of music, Victor Borge. 0302392 
Price: 12.00 USD
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20 Bramah, Ernest Kai Lung's Golden Hours
Jonathan Cape

London 1935 Early Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 
306pgs. Blue Cloth. Gilt lettering with gilt figure design on spine. Significant foxing to endpapers, toning to outer page edges. rear inner hinge exposed, but intact. Slight toning to text block, otherwise tight, unmarked copy. Jacket is neatly clipped at corners of flaps, but original price still intact. Darkening to spine, panels. chips on spine edges. in fresh mylar sleeve. Very hard to find in jacket. part of the Travellers' Library Series. 0302382 
Price: 60.00 USD
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