Antony and Cleopatra. Paris, ca 1890. 4o. Illustrated by Paul Avril. Full green morocco, elaborately tooled and gilt with decorative border of ivory, red, and blue inlaid morocco flowers, central fleur-de-lys tooled in gilt with light green inlaid morocco, spine gilt with inlaid morocco design, top edge gilt, morocco doublures with gilt border, front interior panel with onlaid central hand-colored engraved vignette on vellum of Cleopatra sitting on the Sphinx, watered silk endleaves. LIMITED EDITION, one of 20 copies; this copy lettered "D" on the limitation leaf. -- BROWNE, Thomas. Religio Medici and Other Essays. London, 1902. 4o. Original cloth-backed blue-paper boards, paper labels on front cover and spine. LIMITED EDITION, one of 300 copies. -- HOUSMAN, Laurence. The Open Door. Oxford, n.d. Square 8o. Illustrated by Alce Buckels. Original decorated paper boards. -- ROGERS, Cameron. Full and By Being a Collection of Verses. Garden City, NY, 1925. 4o. Illustrated by Edward A. Wilson. Original gilt-decorated paper-vellum backed boards; publisher's board slipcase. LIMITED EDITION, number 62 of 200 copies signed by Rogers, Wilson, Don Marquis, and Christopher Morley. -- [SHWOB, Marcel]. Moeurs des Diurnales. Paris, 1903. 12o. Half morocco, marbled boards. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 8 of 12 copies on Holland paper. -- SPARE, Austin Osman. The Focus of Life. London, 1921. 4o. Illustrated by Spare. Orange morocco. -- The Century Guild Hobby Horse. London, 1886-1890. 22 issues [nos. 1-20, additional copy of no.1 and no. 12], 4o. Original wrappers, uncut, some leaves unopened. -- The Century Guild Horse. London, 1891. Volume 6 only, 4o. Original paper vellum-backed blue paper boards. -- The Hobby Horse. London, 1893-1894. 4 issues [nos. 1-3, additional copy of no. 1], 4o. Original wrappers. Together 34 volumes, condition varies. (34) " /> [ARTISTS BOOKS]. SHAKESPEARE, William. <I>Romeo and Juliet</I>. Paris, [ca 1890]. 4<SUP>o</SUP>. Illustrated by Paul Avril. Full green morocco, elaborately tooled and gilt with decorative border of ivory, red, and blue inlaid morocco flowers, central fleur-de-lys tooled in gilt with light green inlaid morocco, spine gilt with inlaid morocco design, top edge gilt, morocco doublures with gilt border, front interior panel with onlaid central hand-colored engraved vignette on vellum of Juliet, watered silk endleaves. LIMITED EDITION, one of 20 copies; this copy lettered "D" on the limitation leaf.-- SHAKESPEARE. <I>Antony and Cleopatra</I>. Paris, ca 1890. 4<SUP>o</SUP>. Illustrated by Paul Avril. Full green morocco, elaborately tooled and gilt with decorative border of ivory, red, and blue inlaid morocco flowers, central fleur-de-lys tooled in gilt with light green inlaid morocco, spine gilt with inlaid morocco design, top edge gilt, morocco doublures with gilt border, front interior panel with onlaid central hand-colored engraved vignette on vellum of Cleopatra sitting on the Sphinx, watered silk endleaves. LIMITED EDITION, one of 20 copies; this copy lettered "D" on the limitation leaf. -- BROWNE, Thomas. <I>Religio Medici and Other Essays</I>. London, 1902. 4<SUP>o</SUP>. Original cloth-backed blue-paper boards, paper labels on front cover and spine. LIMITED EDITION, one of 300 copies. -- HOUSMAN, Laurence. <I>The Open Door</I>. Oxford, n.d. Square 8<SUP>o</SUP>. Illustrated by Alce Buckels. Original decorated paper boards. -- ROGERS, Cameron. <I>Full and By Being a Collection of Verses</I>. Garden City, NY, 1925. 4<SUP>o</SUP>. Illustrated by Edward A. Wilson. Original gilt-decorated paper-vellum backed boards; publisher's board slipcase. LIMITED EDITION, number 62 of 200 copies signed by Rogers, Wilson, Don Marquis, and Christopher Morley. -- [SHWOB, Marcel]. <I>Moeurs des Diurnales</I>. Paris, 1903. 12<SUP>o</SUP>. Half morocco, marbled boards. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 8 of 12 copies on Holland paper. -- SPARE, Austin Osman. <I>The Focus of Life</I>. London, 1921. 4<SUP>o</SUP>. Illustrated by Spare. Orange morocco. -- <I>The Century Guild Hobby Horse</I>. London, 1886-1890. 22 issues [nos. 1-20, additional copy of no.1 and no. 12], 4<SUP>o</SUP>. Original wrappers, uncut, some leaves unopened. -- <I>The Century Guild Horse</I>. London, 1891. Volume 6 only, 4<SUP>o</SUP>. Original paper vellum-backed blue paper boards. -- <I>The Hobby Horse</I>. London, 1893-1894. 4 issues [nos. 1-3, additional copy of no. 1], 4<SUP>o</SUP>. Original wrappers. Together 34 volumes, condition varies. (34) |
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    [ARTISTS BOOKS]. SHAKESPEARE, William. Romeo and Juliet. Paris, [ca 1890]. 4o. Illustrated by Paul Avril. Full green morocco, elaborately tooled and gilt with decorative border of ivory, red, and blue inlaid morocco flowers, central fleur-de-lys tooled in gilt with light green inlaid morocco, spine gilt with inlaid morocco design, top edge gilt, morocco doublures with gilt border, front interior panel with onlaid central hand-colored engraved vignette on vellum of Juliet, watered silk endleaves. LIMITED EDITION, one of 20 copies; this copy lettered "D" on the limitation leaf.-- SHAKESPEARE. Antony and Cleopatra. Paris, ca 1890. 4o. Illustrated by Paul Avril. Full green morocco, elaborately tooled and gilt with decorative border of ivory, red, and blue inlaid morocco flowers, central fleur-de-lys tooled in gilt with light green inlaid morocco, spine gilt with inlaid morocco design, top edge gilt, morocco doublures with gilt border, front interior panel with onlaid central hand-colored engraved vignette on vellum of Cleopatra sitting on the Sphinx, watered silk endleaves. LIMITED EDITION, one of 20 copies; this copy lettered "D" on the limitation leaf. -- BROWNE, Thomas. Religio Medici and Other Essays. London, 1902. 4o. Original cloth-backed blue-paper boards, paper labels on front cover and spine. LIMITED EDITION, one of 300 copies. -- HOUSMAN, Laurence. The Open Door. Oxford, n.d. Square 8o. Illustrated by Alce Buckels. Original decorated paper boards. -- ROGERS, Cameron. Full and By Being a Collection of Verses. Garden City, NY, 1925. 4o. Illustrated by Edward A. Wilson. Original gilt-decorated paper-vellum backed boards; publisher's board slipcase. LIMITED EDITION, number 62 of 200 copies signed by Rogers, Wilson, Don Marquis, and Christopher Morley. -- [SHWOB, Marcel]. Moeurs des Diurnales. Paris, 1903. 12o. Half morocco, marbled boards. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 8 of 12 copies on Holland paper. -- SPARE, Austin Osman. The Focus of Life. London, 1921. 4o. Illustrated by Spare. Orange morocco. -- The Century Guild Hobby Horse. London, 1886-1890. 22 issues [nos. 1-20, additional copy of no.1 and no. 12], 4o. Original wrappers, uncut, some leaves unopened. -- The Century Guild Horse. London, 1891. Volume 6 only, 4o. Original paper vellum-backed blue paper boards. -- The Hobby Horse. London, 1893-1894. 4 issues [nos. 1-3, additional copy of no. 1], 4o. Original wrappers. Together 34 volumes, condition varies. (34)

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    [ARTISTS BOOKS]. SHAKESPEARE, William. Romeo and Juliet. Paris, [ca 1890]. 4o. Illustrated by Paul Avril. Full green morocco, elaborately tooled and gilt with decorative border of ivory, red, and blue inlaid morocco flowers, central fleur-de-lys tooled in gilt with light green inlaid morocco, spine gilt with inlaid morocco design, top edge gilt, morocco doublures with gilt border, front interior panel with onlaid central hand-colored engraved vignette on vellum of Juliet, watered silk endleaves. LIMITED EDITION, one of 20 copies; this copy lettered "D" on the limitation leaf.-- SHAKESPEARE. Antony and Cleopatra. Paris, ca 1890. 4o. Illustrated by Paul Avril. Full green morocco, elaborately tooled and gilt with decorative border of ivory, red, and blue inlaid morocco flowers, central fleur-de-lys tooled in gilt with light green inlaid morocco, spine gilt with inlaid morocco design, top edge gilt, morocco doublures with gilt border, front interior panel with onlaid central hand-colored engraved vignette on vellum of Cleopatra sitting on the Sphinx, watered silk endleaves. LIMITED EDITION, one of 20 copies; this copy lettered "D" on the limitation leaf. -- BROWNE, Thomas. Religio Medici and Other Essays. London, 1902. 4o. Original cloth-backed blue-paper boards, paper labels on front cover and spine. LIMITED EDITION, one of 300 copies. -- HOUSMAN, Laurence. The Open Door. Oxford, n.d. Square 8o. Illustrated by Alce Buckels. Original decorated paper boards. -- ROGERS, Cameron. Full and By Being a Collection of Verses. Garden City, NY, 1925. 4o. Illustrated by Edward A. Wilson. Original gilt-decorated paper-vellum backed boards; publisher's board slipcase. LIMITED EDITION, number 62 of 200 copies signed by Rogers, Wilson, Don Marquis, and Christopher Morley. -- [SHWOB, Marcel]. Moeurs des Diurnales. Paris, 1903. 12o. Half morocco, marbled boards. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 8 of 12 copies on Holland paper. -- SPARE, Austin Osman. The Focus of Life. London, 1921. 4o. Illustrated by Spare. Orange morocco. -- The Century Guild Hobby Horse. London, 1886-1890. 22 issues [nos. 1-20, additional copy of no.1 and no. 12], 4o. Original wrappers, uncut, some leaves unopened. -- The Century Guild Horse. London, 1891. Volume 6 only, 4o. Original paper vellum-backed blue paper boards. -- The Hobby Horse. London, 1893-1894. 4 issues [nos. 1-3, additional copy of no. 1], 4o. Original wrappers. Together 34 volumes, condition varies. (34)


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