Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1992. Hardcover. Cloth Boards. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Red paper covered boards with black cloth binding and gilt title to spine. Very light scuffing to front board. Tight binding. Pristine interior with bright text. Cream dj with pictoral front panel. Index, 192 pp. BOB/022304. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.
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Philadelphia: Henry Altemus, circa 1900. Hardcover. Very good in green cloth boards with gilt title and illustration to spine and front board. Heavy fading and rubbing to gilt. Thick stripe of white paint to the spine. Minor wear to edges of boards and corners. Gift inscription in pen to front free endpaper. Consistent toning to pages. Clean overall. Rear hinge is cracked. Unpaginated. [200 pages.] ART/021918. Very Good.
London: Lindsay Drummond, (1946). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in a very good- dust jacket. Boards are rose cloth with gold harvest motif on front and spine. Minor fading to edges of boards. Text is clean and bright. Maroon and off-white dust jacket with maroon title to front panel and brown title to spine. Browning and foxing to dust jacket. Essays by Douglas on the writings of Douglas.132 pages. Books on Books. BOB/8222. Very Good.
New York: William Drenttel / Delos Press, 1994. Paperback. #145 of 400 copies issued in wrappers. Introduction by Robert Hughes. Portrait of Paul Auster by Victor Schrager tipped onto second front endpaper. Pictorial white paper wrappers with black title to white spine. Fine. First edition. Light wear to corners. 93 pages. BOB/111616. Fine.
Paris: Editions Dapper, Museum Rietberg, Museum fur Vokerkunde, 1989. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth boards. In illustrated black dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Slight bumping and wear to corners of jacket, else fine. Clean, bright interior with many photographic illustrations. Text in GERMAN. 135 pages. African Art. ART/122816. Fine / Fine.
Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1842. Hardcover. Very good- in dark brown cloth covered boards with brignt gilt title to spine. Wear to corners and spine ends. Small closed tears and minor chipping to cloth at hinges. Foxing throughout and though text remains bright. Margin notes in pencil. 443 pages. Books on Books. BOB/6132. Very Good -.
Dallas: Laurel Publishing, (2006). Hard Cover. Size quarto. First edition, later printing. "This book tells the story of the Nazi theft and Allied rescue of Europe's art in brief text and hundreds of photographs from the period. Photographs rarely published - with clarity not seen before - illustrate masterpieces being handled in unimaginable ways" (jacket). Blue cloth covered boards with black title to front board and spine. Pristine interior filled with both black and white and color photographic illustrations. Blue illustrated dust jacket with red title to front panel and spine. Index, 302 pages. Art. ART/071116. Fine / Fine.
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., 1941. Hardcover. 3 Volumes. Auction catalog of Alfred Edward Newton’s book and manuscript collection. Newton (1864 – 1940) was an American author, publisher, and book collector with nearly 10,000 books in his collection. Very good condition in light blue paper covered boards with blue ink title to cover and spine; spines lightly faded, boards otherwise clean with sharp corners. All in very good black and white pictorial dust jackets with light rubbing to edges, creasing, and a few short closed tears. Volume 2 has a closed tear at top of front joint of the jacket. Interiors are quite clean, no markings; strongly bound. Illustrated throughout. A lovely set. 230, 276, 176 pp. Books on Books. BOB/12223. Very Good.
London: The British Library, 2007. Hardcover. 8vo. Dark green paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior with illustrations throughout. Green illustrated dust jacket with yellow title to front and spine panels. Index, 444 pages. Books on Books. BOB/011212. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.
Internationaler Weltverlag Berlin-Schoneberg, 1907. Hardcover. Folio. Blue cloth portfolio with gilt title to front board and spine. Color pastedown with photographic illustration to front board. Heavy wear/fraying to foot of spine; minor fraying to head. Wear/fraying to some edges and corners. Scuffing and minor discoloration to boards. Portfolio folds open to reveal a book with text IN GERMAN and many loose color photographic prints mounted on black board and separated with tissue guards. The book is bound in brown paper wrappers with maroon title to front panel; bound with red decorative string. An interesting collection. PHOTO/121404. Very Good.
New York: Harry N Abrams, 1992. Paperback. Size quarto. In gray glossy illustrated paper covered boards with black spine panel titled in white. Creasing to spine and light wear to edges of wrappers. Interior clean and bright, aside from previous owner name on first page. Color illustrations. Index. 330 pages. African Art. ART/122916. Very Good.
Detroit: Research Company, 1979. Hardcover. First edition. American Literature, English Literature, and World Literatures in English; volume 17. Includes unpublished plays by published dramatists, as well. Bound in blue cloth boards with black spine titled in gilt. Fine, without dust jacket as issued. 493 pages. BOB/111516. Fine.