Weidman of Vienna, the upper cover onlaid with intricate strapwork, enhanced and panelled in gilt, the rear cover blind-embossed with a decorative honeycomb motif, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, as published, rebacked preserving original tree calf spine, near-fine. The first edition of this title to include illustrations with the text since Bentley's edition first published in only contained an illustrated frontispiece.
This copy would appear to be unique in having such an elaborate and intricate binding by the Viennese binder; J. Weidman 'k. Kammerlieferant' gilt embossed inside upper cover , which translates as 'Purveyor to the Imperial and Royal Chamber'. This indicates that Weidman held not only a Royal Warrant k. Hoflieferant but the higher warrant as personal suppliers to the Emperor and the Empress. The warrant was normally an official document, which enabled the supplier to advertise the fact and thus lend itself prestige.
Suppliers continued to charge for their goods and services. The application process took years and was given only to those deemed of the highest quality to be worth to receive the honour upon personal approval of the monarch. Hugh Thomson renowned illustrator, in pen and ink, of classic titles; he was born in Ireland where his skills as an illustrator were recognised while still a teenager.
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By he had become one of the most popular illustrators of his time. However, during the First World War there was less demand for his style of work and he took a job with the Board of Trade until his untimely death from heart disease. More information about this seller Contact this seller 6. Rare larger format Peacock Edition, 1st Thus.
Top edge only gilt, other edges uncut. White endpapers, xxvii i , 2 pp with illustrations by Hugh Thomson throughout. Not mentioned in Gilson, this is a rare variant of the first edition which differs from the commonly found state in that it is over 1cm taller and wider with a plain border around the edge of the decoration on the front board, white endpapers and the top edge only being gilt whilst the other edges are uncut.
The boards are in very good overall condition. The fore edge corners of the front board are rubbed through at the tips, as is the foot of the lower joint.
There are tiny bumps to the top corners of the back board and more obvious one at the bottom corner at the joint. The binding is tight and square. Internally, there is a very neat previous owner name in ink, dated December The pages are generally very clean with only occasional minor spots and marks and it retains its original frontispiece tissue guard. One of only a few known examples of this rare variant. All books are packaged with great care.
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Later published in London by George Allen. About this Item: Original Artwork. Pen and ink on artist board. Measuring 24 x 30 cm. Initialled by the artist and dated 94 within the drawing, further signed bottom left. Inscribed in pencil beneath the mount "Tailpiece to Chap I".
In very good condition, some uniform toning to the exposed areas. New archival mount and frame, to style. A rare original artwork from the best and most sought after illustrated edition of Jane Austen's masterpiece. The illustration appears on page 5 of the first edition, at the conclusion of chapter 1. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. More information about this seller Contact this seller 8. Published by About this Item: , Margins faintly marked.
In excellent condition. Original pen-and-ink water colour illustration x mm presented in an attractive conservation wash-line mount and gold leaf frame. The original signed illustration for the "Pride and Prejudice" published in as part of the "Series of English Idylls" by J. The illustrations Brock created are a full and original revision of his previous illustrations for the "Pride and Prejudice" published by Macmillan in The costume and interior decor depicted in these illustrations is reputedly accurate to the Regency period, for Charles Brock and his brother Henry used to collect antique furniture and clothing so that their friends and relations could model for the artists in their Cambridge studio.
Brock was elected as a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour in the year following the publication of these illustrations. The scene depicted shows Mr Bingley and Elizabeth in conversation by the fireside. More information about this seller Contact this seller 9. About this Item: First edition thus. In Six Volumes. The Complete Works with a Memoir by J. Austen Leigh of His Aunt. Gilt decorations to compartments in spine.
Raised bands, marbled boards.
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Top edge of pages gilt, others uncut. Frontis, with tissue guard to each volume. Four leaves of Persuasion have one close tear across margin where pages were carelessly cut, there is no loss of text. A fine set in a very attractive binding. More information about this seller Contact this seller Margins slightly marked.
Original pen-and-ink water colour illustration x mm in a conservation wash-line mount and gold leaf frame. The scene depicted shows a conversation between Mr Collins and Lady Catherine. Original pen-and-ink water colour illustration x mm presented in a hand made gold leaf frame, with conservation glass and an attractive wash-line mount. The scene depicted is an illustration of Elizabeth's thoughts regarding her sister Lydia's attitude to men. Original pen-and-ink watercolour illustration x mm presented in an attractive conservation wash-line mount.
The scene depicted shows Kitty and Lydia welcoming their sisters to a lunch they have prepared. Published by Dent, UK About this Item: Dent, UK, No Jacket. H M Brock illustrator. Fifth Edition. Includes a signed original drawing of a lady by H M Brock tipped into the first volume. Twelve full colour Illustrations by the well known watercolourists Charles and Henry Brock. This Dent edition is one of the first sets to contain detailed critical analysis. In bright condition and un-common to have an original drawing in the book.
Decorative endpapers. Spine tips a little rubbed. Contents good with foxing to some pages. More images can be taken upon request. Signed by Illustrator. Published by London: George Allen, About this Item: London: George Allen, , Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, centre tool to spine gilt, raised bands, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges.
The occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy in a fine binding. With numerous black and white illustrations throughout. First fully illustrated edition. This was the first edition to feature illustrations accompanying the text, as Bentley's edition and subsequent printings had featured only a frontispiece. Thomson's "light touch and feeling for period manners provide a charming and accessible gloss to the author's work" ODNB. Published by London: Macmillan and Co.
About this Item: London: Macmillan and Co. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in greenish-blue morocco, titles and centre tool to spine gilt, raised bands, roll to turn-ins, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A fine copy. With black and white illustrations throughout. First Brock edition. Condition: Near Fine. Charles E Brock illustrator. First Edition Thus. First Edition thus, with 24 colour illustrations fully revised by Charles Brock for this edition.
Publisher's delux decorative binding of vellum profusely gilt-tooled to spine and upper, decorative end papers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Book is near fine and very bright and clean. Contents very good. Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: Publisher's glossy wraps. Publisher: NY, G.
Putnam's Sons: Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion and borders on cover, t. Illustrated with photographic portrait frontispiece. On a frosty day in November , Rebecca Burlend and her husband, John, and their five children debarked at New Orleans after a long voyage from England.
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They took a steamboat up the Mississippi to St. Louis and from there went to the wilds of western Illinois. It was a whole new world for a family that had never been more than fifty miles from home in rural Yorkshire. View more info. By: Burlingame, Michael. Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Abraham Lincoln's excruciating, yet highly productive, midlife crisis; his woeful marriage to a dishonest woman who often embarrassed and sometimes physically abused him; his intense estrangement from a shiftless father; his streak of cruelty; his explosive temper; and his aversion to women are among the topics covered by Michael Burlingame in The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln.
Based primarily on long-neglected manuscript and newspaper sources - especially on reminiscences of people who knew Lincoln - this psychobiography casts new light Publisher: London, J. Nunn; R. Priestley; M. Priestley: Richly bound in half speckled calf over marbled boards, spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering on burgundy labels in one compartment, elaborate gilt tooling in the remainder, t.
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pt.akidyjyfen.tk Full red cloth, red and silver lettering on spine. The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean, showing only very mild shelf wear. Price-clipped dust jacket is lightly chipped and worn. Quarter bound in publisher's orange cloth over blue boards, maps on endpapers, fore-edge deckle. Includes extensive Notes, Bibliography and Index.. This is a new, unread, unmarked copy. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition. Thick 8vo 8" to 9" tall. By: Burr, Anna Robeson Brown. Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over red boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine, black endpapers decorated with gold stars.
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