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Total Books found 10 for Antique Illustrated Books



Behzad, Hossein.
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Fitzgerald English Version with 50 Color Plates By Iran's Celebrated Artist Houssein Behzad.
Japan: Shumposha Photo Printing, 1974. 3rd Ptg.
Hardcover in slipcase. Beautifuly illustrated, all in color. Text in English, Farsi and Arabic?
Please inquire                          Book Number: 29527                         Order / Enquire



Keats, John.
Endymion, Illustrated with Engravings on Steel By F. Joubert from Paintings By E. J. Poynter, ARA.
London, Uk.: E. Moxon, 1873. 
Original gilted cloth all edges gilt. hinges and endpapers have been professionally reinforced some long ago. Illustrated with many full page superb steel plate engravings, all with tissue paper separations.Rare and in superb condition
Please inquire                          Book Number: 29512                         Order / Enquire



MacDonald, George
at the Back of the North Wind Illustrated By Jessie Willcox Smith.
Philadelphia, USA: David McKay, 1919. 
342pp. 9 colour illustrations, including frontispiece. teg, pictorial and gilted front cover, faded gilted lettering to spine. Pictorial end-paper. ink inscription to rear of fep.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 29513                         Order / Enquire



Poe, Edgar Allan
The Bells and Other Poems By Edgar Allan Poe with Illustrations By Edmund Dulac.
London, Uk.: Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. 
Unpaginated. 28 colour plates, with tissue guards; and duetone vignette drawings to some of the stories. Original green cloth, elaborately decorated and lettered in gilt. Decorative endpapers repeating the bell design of the upper cover. Slightly rubbed/frayed to foot and to hinge at near top of spine. Small piece 1/12"X1" cut out from top coner of front end paper, probably to remove a name. A very nice copy.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 29515                         Order / Enquire



Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur.
The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales from the Old French.
NY: George H. Doran, 1915. 
Red hardcover with complete Dj. (xxi), 228pp. 16 colur tipped-in plates and other b/w vignettes and illustrations. Decorated endpapers; Gilt stamped and and letter to front cover and spine. Slightly rubbed to edge of head and foot of spine. Impressive condition with its original Dj.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 29518                         Order / Enquire



Rackham, Arthur (illustrator); De La Motte Fouque
Undine Illustrated By Arthur Rackham.
London: Heinemann, 1909. New Edition.
136 pp. Illustrated with 15 gorgeous colourplates by Arthur Rackham tipped-in, all with tissue guard; headpieces & endpaper illustration by Rackham. Slightly soiled end-papers, the book plate of William Addison Child pasted to rear of front cover. Gilt stamped decoration and lettering to front cover and spine, slightly rubbed haed and foot of spine. Dj. missing spine and splitted at front fold, all held together in brodart sleeve. A nice copy.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 13971                         Order / Enquire



The Countess of Blessington.
Heath's book of Beauty 1842 - 1944 - 1845 - 1846 with Beautifully Finished Engravings from Drawings by the First Artists (4 volumes)
London, UK: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, 1842. 
Full Morocco leather 278pp, 280pp, 280pp, 280pp. (48 engravings, including 4 frontispiece + 4 vignette) All edges gilt, Gilt stamped designs to covers, front and rear, 5 compartments, lettering and date in gilt, Copies in very good shape, sturdy, solid binding but for volume 1844, with partially detached front hinge. slightly rubbed edges. Most plates with nothing or one or two foxed spots.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 29788                         Order / Enquire



Tyndale, Walter, R.I.
An Artist in Italy.
UK: Hodder & Stoughton, 1913. 
306pp. 26 color tipped-in plates with tissue guards. Slightly foxed prelims. Gilt decoration and lettering to front cover and spine. Slightly rubbed and frayed to edges and corners. A nice copy nonetheless.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 29514                         Order / Enquire



Walker, R. A.
Letters from Aubrey Beardsley to Leonard Smithers.
London, Uk.: The First Edition Club, 1937. 
xvi, (unpaginated) Pictorial endpapers, Deco style gilt covers, gilt lettering to spine, deckled edges.Slightly rubbed edges. Interior bright and fresh. This is the 24th publication by the First Edition Club, the type is Monotype Bodini on Arnold & Foster's Indian Toned Laid hand Made Paper. the binding has been executed by the Leighton-Straker Bookbindings. The Design for the title page reproduces a drawing by Beardsley never before published. the portraitss of Beardsley and Leonard Smithers are also publihsed for the first time. A nice find.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 29516                         Order / Enquire



Wiggin, Kate Douglas and Nora Smith.
The Arabian Nights Their Best Known Tales Illustrated By Maxfield Parrish.
NY: Scribner's, 1909. 
xii, 339pp. 12 colour plates. Pictorial end-papers. Pictorial front cover slightly rubbed or darken, gilt lettering to spine, Slightly soiled covers.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 29517                         Order / Enquire



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