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  • Topic: Rare, Fine Bindings & Limited Editions

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New York: Limited Editions Club,

1959-1967. 9 issues of the prospectus. Each is bound in various colored wraps, each ca. 14 pp, some with additional material laid in, generally VG copies. Handsome set of LEC material. ... more

Price: $45.00

Spain: np, 1550.

A Carta de donacion for Hernan Vaca, citizen and alderman of Leon. Leon, 29 July 1550. 11 vellum leaves of text and illustration. 8.75 x 12 inches. Text in a gothic textura hand. Limp vellum wallet binding with button and loop closure. Vellum painted with green border and coat of... more

Price: $1,500.00

Spain: np, 1641.

Patent of Nobility (Carta Ejecutoria de Hidalguia) for Juan Gomez de Espinosa, citizen of Madrid and Cardenosa, has his status as an hidalgo confirmed. Valladolid, 4 December 1641. 77 vellum leaves of text and illustration. 8.25 x 12.25 inches. Text in a calligraphic italic hand and 3 leaves on vellum... more

Price: $4,000.00

Zaragoca: Pedro Carreras, 1716.

1716, First Printing. (8), 36 pp. Recently rebound in green cloth. Well-preserved, bright contents. A rare allegorical play featuring the Old Testament figure Jephthah from the Book of Judges, who fulfills his vow to sacrifice his daughter after leading his people in the defeat of the Ammonites. RARE. OCLC locates... more

Price: $500.00

Bronxville, NY: Privately Printed (Valenti Angelo), 1963.

One of 50 copies, this one inscribed by the printer, Valenti Angelo, on the colophon. 1963. Softcover, stitched pages in decorative wraps. Printed in black with embellishments in red and blue. Near Fine, with minor shelfwear to the covers; clean contents. 5 pages of text, with quotes on liberty from... more

Price: $125.00

New York: American and Foreign Bible Society, 1849.

1849. English text. Hardcover, 12mo. (3.5 x 5.75 inches), bound in full green leather by Cook and Somerville Binders of New York, with title label and 5 raised bands, titles and design in gilt, aeg. Illustrated with 4 maps and 2 plans. Very Good copy. Light wear to the leather... more

Price: $200.00

Glasgow: Foulis, 1759.

1759, First Printing. Hardcover, 8vo., original calf, with two engraved portraits. Introduction on Tyrtaeus in English, followed by text in Greek, 'Observations' in English, and text in Latin. Very Good, with some wear to joints. INSCRIBED BY JOHN WILKES (1725-1797), the English radical journalist and politician, on the first blank... more

Price: $2,750.00

Oxford: Limited Editions Club, 1933.

1933, LEC, this is #1022 of 1500 copies singed by the designer, Bruce Rogers. Hardcover, 4to., quarter-vellum with gilt title, marbled boards, teg. Illustrations throughout. Title page in black and red. Tight binding; clean contents. There is a 2.5-inch split to the front outer hinge that has been neatly and... more

Price: $75.00

Edinburgh: William Paterson, 1886.

3 volumes, 1886. Hardcover 8vo's. Full green crushed calf with double gilt rule, gilt embossed spine compartments and tan leather spine labels, gilt dentelles. Upper edges gilt. Each volume is copiously illustrated with original etching by Lalauze. In near fine condition with light rubbing to spine heads and a half... more

Price: $250.00

San Francisco: Collins, 1996.

SIGNED by Muhammad Ali on a special bookplate affixed to the front fly leaf. 1996, First printing. Hardcover. A Fine, tight, clean copy in a Near Fine dust jacket that shows minor fading. The DJ is now housed in a mylar wrap. A thoughtful and beautifully produced book, signed by... more

Price: $225.00

New York: James F. Drake, 1922.

Number 219 of 250 signed and numbered copies. First edition thus, 1922. Cloth-backed patterned boards, paper spine-label, 34 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, owner's signature on the front pastedown, rubbing or wear to the tips and edges of the covers, no dust jacket. Signed and numbered by Allen... more

Price: $40.00

Mount Vernon: Limited Editions Club, 1937.

Signed and numbered--ours number 1434 of 1500. Three volumes. First edition thus, 1937. Cloth hardcovers, 431 + 493 + 685 pp., illustrated, Near Fine copies, soiling or foxing to the outer pages and the page-edges, a bit of mellowing to the spines, no dust jackets. Signed by illustrator Edward A.... more

Price: $85.00

Spain: np, 1554.

Patent of Nobility (Carta Ejecutoria de Hidalguia) for Alonso, Francisco, Blas, and Pedro Polo, brothers and citizens of Valladolid, have their status as a hidalgos confirmed. Valladolid, 20 April 1554. 18 vellum leaves of text and illustration. 10.5 x 13.75 inches. Text in a gothic textura hand. Limp vellum wallet... more

Price: $2,000.00

Boston: S. Gerrish, 1732.

1732 Full paneled contemporary calf 8vo: [12], 220, vi, 76, [4]. Lovely early American binding in excellent condition: supple leather with handsome tooling, some wear to outer joints and inner hinges split but boards are still firmly attached with cords. In very good condition with stamp to front pastedown. Foredge... more

Price: $1,650.00

Spain: np, 1595.

Patent of Nobility (Carta Ejecutoria de Hidalguia) for Anton Cordova Villalta, citizen of Mojon de la Frontera, has his status as an hidalgo confirmed. Granada, 5 May 1595. 93 vellum leaves of text and illustration. 8.5 x 12 inches. Text in a gothic textura hand. Contemporary black calf elaborately tooled... more

Price: $3,500.00

Lugduni, Apud Guillelmun Laemarium, 1590.

"Nova editio", 1590. Thick full brown ornately embossed vellum folio, 15.5 x 10.5 x 4.5 inches (39 x 27 x 12 cm). Lacking rear flyleaf, otherwise collated complete: [10], 755 [i.e. 751]; [2], 595, [32] . With sticker remainders to spine, and a small bookplate to the front pastedown from... more

Price: $1,500.00

East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters, 1899/1901.

1899/1901. 8vo, 14pp. Limp embossed suede over satin doublures with hand-colored devices throughout. A VG+ copy with suede still fresh, though yapps slightly creased and suede lightly faded/soiled toward edges. Contents are bright, clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $45.00

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1944.

1944, LEC. This is number 654 of 1100 copies, signed by the designer, Bruce Rogers. Large 4to., quarter cloth with patterned boards. Previous owner's blindstamp on the title page, otherwise a Fine, sharp copy, in its original wax paper jacket and slipcase. The jacket has darkened, but is not torn... more

Price: $90.00

Edinburgh: Otto Schulze and Company, 1902.

Limited edition, one of 300 copies printed on Whatman paper, bound in full green crushed calf, 8vo, 55pp. Title with elaborate woodblock border composed of holly, thistles, and blue-bells; likewise, numerous ornate initials. Printed by Turnbull and Spears. Very good with slight bow to boards, sunning to the spine and... more

Price: $150.00

Parma: Franco Maria Ricci, 1972.

Number 833 of 1500 Limited Edition copies bound in silk. 76 printed pages of English text with 77 full-page tipped-in colour plates with a portrait photograph and tipped-in colophon. Hardcover. Black cloth, gilt titles. Folio. Fine in Fine original slipcase. ... more

Price: $240.00

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