Illinois State Historical Society, 1954. Paperback. Reprinted from the summer 1954 issue of the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society. Black and white illustrated side stapled paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Minor rubbing to exterior. Interior is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. 16 pages. PRES/022218. Near Fine.
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Munich: Prom-Galerie, (2000). Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY FALLANI. First edition. Fine in grey cloth boards with black title to spine and front board. Pristine interior with numerous full color reproductions of Fallani's paintings. Near fine illustrated dust jacket with white spine panel and black title to spine. Light wear to edges of jacket, else fine. 94 pages. ART/102109. Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
Paris: Les Editions G. Cres & Cie, 1926. Hardcover. Full leather deep purple/dark brown binding with raised bands and very bright gilt titling. In excellent condition. Endpapers are turquoise tissue with white flowers, interior clean, contains many photographs and diagrams. Timeline in rear. Text in French. Index+appendices, 289+ pp. French art. FRE/3173. Fine.
Paris: Les Editions G. Cres & Cie, 1926. Hardcover. Full leather deep purple/dark brown binding with raised bands and very bright gilt titling. In excellent condition. Endpapers are turquoise tissue with white flowers, interior clean, contains many photographs and diagrams. Timeline in rear. Text in French. Index+appendices, 513+ pp. French art. FRE/3173. Fine.
New York: Abbeville Press, 1989. Hardcover. First Edition. A sumptuous book about the equally resplendent art of famed Pre-Raphaelite artist and writer Dante Gabriel Rossetti. In addition to chronicling Rossetti's artistic career, the book also describes his turbulent personal life and loves. There are 265 illustrations with 140 in full color. Bound in maroon cloth with gilt title to spine and in a beautiful pictorial dust jacket featuring one of his many portraits of his lover and muse Jane Morris. Both are in very good condition save for light bumping to spine edges, a minor dampstain to bottom edges of last few pages (and small spot to rear cover), and slight browning to margins. A large volume measuring 11.5 x 13.25 inches. 255 pages including chronology, bibliography, and index. PRERAPH/113018. Near Fine.
New York: Harry N Abrams, Inc., 1975. Hardcover. 4to. Red cloth boards with silver title to spine. Interior is very clean with many illustrations and tight binding. Minor foxing to fore edge. White illustrated dj with blue title to spine. Closed tear to front panel of dj, wear to edges, and minor soiling to jacket. 313 pp. ART/091905. Very Good Plus in Very Good Minus dj.
Belluno, Italia: Proposte d'Arte Colophon, 2000. Paperback. Near mint white thick-stock paper wrappers, a few small smudge marks to front wrapper, else bright and clean. Quarto. Interior is like new: crisp, tight and clean. Illustrated in b/w. In Italian. 45 pp. Books on Books. BOB/11183. Near Fine.
Belluno, Italia: Proposte d'Arte Colophon, 2000. Paperback. Near mint white thick-stock paper wrappers, tiny bit of smudging to rear wrapper, else bright and clean. Quarto. Interior is like new: crisp, tight and clean. Illustrated in b/w. In Italian. Publisher's ephemera laid-in. 45 pp. Books on Books. BOB/11183. Near Fine.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, (1980). Hardcover. 8vo. Orange cloth covered boards with black title to spine. Pristine interior. Orange dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Minor rubbing to dust jacket. Index, 274 pages. Political Science. POL/010809. Near Fine.
New York, London, Toronto, Melbourne: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1976). Hardcover. Very good in brown cloth boards wtih gilt title to spine. Very good white dust jacket with black title to spine. Minor wear to edges of boards and jacket. Index, 505 pages. BOB/102209. Very good in very good jacket.
Edinburgh: Bibliographical Society, 1924. Hardcover. 8vo. White cloth backed blue paper covered boards with black titles to spines. Wear/bumping to corners. Gentle bump to spine ends. Browning to endpages of vol. I and stamp from previous bookdealer to front pastedown of vol. I. Interiors of both books are very clean with bright text. Pages of both vols. are unopened. Tight bindings. 324 pp., 313 pp. BOB/040605. Very Good Plus.
Paris: Editions Pierre Tisne, (1963). Hardcover. 8vo. Blue illustrated cloth covered boards with black title to front board and to spine. Text in Italian. Profusely illustrated with color plates. White dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Rubbing to dust jacket as well as minor chipping and creasing to top edge. 243 pages with index. Art. ART104210. Very Good in Good + DJ.
London: For the Bibliographical Society by Humphrey Milford, 1940. Hardcover. Very good+ in maroon leatherette covered boards with gilt title to spine. Very faint ex-libris stamp to bottom of title page. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 446 pages. BOB/100114. Very Good+.
Albuquerque, NM: The University of New Mexico Press, (1968). Hardcover. Very good blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt title to spine (partially rubbed at foot of spine). Corners sharp. Endpapers faded at edges. Interior is quite clean with bright text, tightly bound. Index, 482 pages. Books on Books. BOB/12223. Very Good.
New York: Random House, 1963. Hardcover. 8vo. Near fine in a near fine slipcase. Volumes are bound in red cloth covered boards with gilt title to blue square on spines. Vol 1 has 151 plates, 51 in color; vol. 2 has 159 plates, 52 in color. Light bumping to spine ends. Slight musty smell. Art Bio. ART/8052. Near Fine.