January SALE! All books $100 and under are 30% off for the month of January in the folloowing subjects:
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This sale excludes artists' books, private press, and items sold on consignment.
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1974. Hardcover. 8vo. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Very minor wear to edges and spine ends. Very clean interior. Brief note in pen to rear free end page. Tight binding. Off-white dust jacket with red title front amd spine panels. Minor wear to edges/corners of jacket and minor fading/browning to spine panel. Index, 290 pages. BOB/033005. Near Fine / Very Good+.
Boston: Bruce Humphries, Inc., 1948. Hardcover. First edition. Contributions by Robert Francis Wilberforce, Anne Kimball Tuell, Sister Mary Madeleva, Most Rev. John J. Wright. Light blue paper boards with gilt title to spine. In very good grey jacket, which is lightly soiled and sunned and price-clipped with small closed tear along from hinge. 72 pages. BOB/111116. Near Fine / Very Good.
[New York]: Privately printed, 1941. Hardcover. One of 500 copies printed by D.B. Updike at the Merrymount Press.Bound in quarter black cloth with orange and brown marbled paper boars. Quarter black cloth with marbled paper boards. Paper label to spine with gitl title. T.e.g. Light wear to bottom edges, unevenly sunned, otherwise very good. With Alshul's compliments slip laid in. 196 pages. BOB/103116. Very Good.
Wellfleet Press / Easton Press, 2002. Hardcover. Bound in red leather boards with gilt title to spine and glossy illustrated pastedown of a Michelangelo painting to the front cover. Silk moire endpapers, ribbon bookmark bound in, and full edges gilt. Previous owner's bookplate to front paste down. Clean and bright with many full color illustrations. 443 pages. Oblong. ART/022216. Fine.
Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1998. Hardcover. "This beautiful and passionate book emphasizes the learned court art of Benin, Dahomey, and the Kongo. A very interesting and unusual approach to the art of the continent that has been too easily situated outside of history" (Le Figaro). Fine in purple cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In fine dust jacket with purple spine panel titled in white. Size: quarto. 181 pages. African Art. ART/122916. Fine / Fine.
New York: The Anderson Galleries, 1922. Paper Wrappers. SCARCE. 8vo. Beige paper wrappers with black title and decoration to front panel. Several large chips to edges of panels. Chipping/small tears to edges of some pages. Front wrapper has been repaired with tape along spine and top edge. Interior is very clean. Secure binding. 60 pages. BOB/042105. Good.
Bruxelles: Bibliotheca Wittockiana, 1987. Paperback. Limited edition, #21 of 600 copies. Very good black and white illustrated paperback. Small 4to. Light creasing along spine. Clean interior, no foxing or staining. Illustrated with black and white photos. In French. Publisher's ephemera laid-in. 225 pages. Books on Books. BOB/11213. Very Good.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1985. Hardcover. Very good in off white cloth boards with black title to spine. Previous owner inscription to front free endpage and half title page - else the interior is clean. Filled with illustrations. No jacket. Index, 499 pages. BOB/093010. Very Good.
Princeton, The Pyne Press, 1972. Hardcover. Second printing. 4to. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor bump to bottom corner of boards. Pristine interior filled with illustrations in both black and white and full color. Illustrated price clipped dust jacket with black title to fronand spine panels. Minor creasing to bottom corner of dust jacket as a result of the bumping to the boards. Index, 275 pages. Asian Art. ASART708221. Near Fine in Very Good + DJ.
Virginia Museum: Richmond, 1973. Paperback. 4toNear fine orange side staple paper wrappers with intricately illustrated cover (fashioned after John Hariot's 1590 exploration of the New World). Minor bumping to corners. Reproduction of book inside, with translated captions for engravings, 32 pages. Art Periodical. PER/9262. Near Fine.