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Aristophanes: The Birds and The Frogs

By: Aristophanes

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1959

Seller ID: 10969

Condition: Fine


Two plays in one binding in a 'flip' format. Clean, crisp and unmarked. The Birds is illustrated by Marian Parry and The Frogs is illustrated with wood engravings by John Austen. A beautiful design, the grey paper over boards has a decorative strip in red and yellow for The Birds and in blue and yellow for The Frogs. This design is repeated on the pages in the center of the book. Black linen half binding with gold lettering. Sandglass I:25 laid in. The sandglass itself has some age toning. Light grey slipcase is firm with a narrow line of toning at the opening. View more info

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Mediatations of Marcus Aureliu

By: Aurelius, Marcus; Casaubon, Meric (translater)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1956

Seller ID: 11225

Condition: Fine


230 pages, wood engravings by Hans Alexander Mueller. Grained grey paper over boards with grained black cloth spine. Spine cloth is stamped with an ionic column on front and back, lettering is in bronze. Marbled paper covers the firm clipcase, light fading on the spine side of the slipcase. Sandglass number 22 laid in. Bright, crisp pages. View more info

Seal Oil Lamp: Adapted from an Eskimo Folktale and Illustrated With Wood Engravings

By: Dearmond, Dale

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, U.S.A., Sierra Club Books: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: 004599

ISBN: 0316177865

Condition: Fine


First Printing, 32 pages, woodcut illustrations throughout. Jacket protected in mylar. View more info

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The Man Who Planted Trees

By: Giono, Jean

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chelsea, Vt, Chelsea Green Publishing Company: 1985

Seller ID: 12081

ISBN: 0930031024

Condition: Fine


51 pages illustrated with outstanding wood engravings by Michael McCurdy. The unforgettable story of a tireless shepherd who plants 100 acorns a day over a spanof 30 years, thus transforming the countryside and his community. View more info

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Mountain Jack Tales, Retold and Illustrated

By: Haley, Gale E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton Children's Books: 1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: 12084

ISBN: 0525449744

Condition: Fine


131 pages, glossary, bibliography. woodblock illustration by Haley. A sectio, 'About the Stories' gives background and context. Crisp and unmarked. View more info

The Mayor of Casterbridge

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1964

Seller ID: 10826

Condition: Very Good++


Illustrated with wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker, introduction by Frank Swinnerton. Clean and crisp, unmarked. Bound in tan cloth with a reapeating pattern in orange, marroon title block with gold letting, a little sun discoloratin on lower part of spine. Firm and shint marroon slipcase.. Sandglass Number IV:29 laid-in. View more info

The Return of the Native

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1942

Seller ID: 10833

Condition: Very Good++


Illustrated with wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker, Clean and crisp, unmarked. Bound in tan cloth with a repeating design containing a snake and a butterfly. Deepgreen title block with gold lettering is lightly chipped along the edge. Slipcase is bright with a crack starting along the spine edge. Sandglass Number 5 LX laid in. Glassine wrapper folded in the back. View more info

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Book of Ballads

By: Keach, MacEdward (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1967

Seller ID: 11283

Condition: Fine


215 apges, unmarked and crisp, glossary, Index of first lines and index of titles. Words and historical perspective to 69 ballads. Green stripe paper over boards with a green cloth spine bearing gold lettering. Decorative stain on top edge. Matching green stripe clipcase is firm with only a 1/4" bump along one edge. Illustrated with color woodcuts by Fritz Kredel. Sandglass V:32 laid in. View more info

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The Tale of the Shining Princess

By: Matsubara, Hisako; Matsubara, Naoko (woodcuts)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Kodansha International, Ltd.: 1966

Seller ID: 12449

Condition: Very Good++


Illustrated throughout with wonderful woodcuts in color and b&w. Beautiful endpapers which appear to be handmade paper. Bright orange binding with gold illustration on the front. Green printed belly band gives background information about the author and artist. Housed in a matching orange slipcase which is firm with some scuffing on the bottom and near the lower corner. View more info

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Kidnapped Being the Memoirs of The Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press:

Seller ID: 11314

Condition: Very Good


237 pages. Illustrated with color wood engravings by Hans Alexander Mueller, maps on endpapers. Introduction by Christopher Morley. Unmarked with bright, clear pages. A ghostly blue design on the boards, blue stain on edges, red title block on the spine with gold lettering. The spine is sunned and there is some toning aroung the edges of the boards. Glassine wrapper folded in the back. Firm blue slipcase with a line of toning around the edges. Sandglass IX:15 laid in. View more info

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Kidnapped

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis; Mueller, Hans Alexander (illustrator)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Limited Editions Club: 1938

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 8281

Condition: Very Good++


New York: Limited Editions Club, 1938. Very Good++/Slipcase-Near Fine. Mueller, Hans Alexander. 237 pages, #938 of 1500 copies signed by the illustrator on the colophon. Illustrated with color wood engravings by Hans Alexander Mueller. Introduction by Christopher Morley. Unmarked, fresh copy, boards are beveled and bound in brick-color cloth with matching stain on page edges. The title label on the spine is not present. The book would be rated fine aside from this. Patterned slipcase with title printed on the spine. View more info

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Story of Reynard the Fox

By: von Goethe, J. W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hew York, Heritage Press: 1954

Seller ID: 10825

Condition: Fine


Wonderful wood-cut illustrations. Translated by Thomss James Arnold from the original German poem "Reineke Fuchs". Decorated boards with orange cloth spine, edges stained to match the spine. Slipcase is firm with toning around the opening edges. Sandglass Number 11:19 laid-in. Unmarked. Glassine wrapper folded inside.. Sold View more info