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1 "Byblis;" miroir des arts du livre et de l'estampe.
Paris: A. Morance, 1922-1924. 
Quarto. II-IV Année. 3 volumes. Edition limited to 600 copies; this set one of the 'de luxe" edition limited to 100 copies on Arches paper. In half calf bindings. Illustrated with original artwork. With 29 original signed prints by Brangwyn (2), Masereel (2), Vertès (2), Beltrand (1), Willaume (2), Achener (1), Amédée-Wetter (1), Gusman (2), Lombart (1), Carlègle (1), Bardet (1), Gobéô (1), Jouas (1), Frélaut (1), Simon (1), Rambousek (1), de Hérain (1), Bouroux (1), Laboureur (2), Broutelle (1), Vox (1), Meheut (1), and Coubine (1). 
Price: 11000.00 USD
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2 A Catalogue of the Collection of Prints from the Liber Studiorum of Joseph Mallord William Turner formed by the late Francis Bullard of Boston Massachusetts and bequeathed by him to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
Boston: Privately Printed, 1916. 
Folio. [x], 204 pages. Edition limited to 300 copies. In the publisher's original gilt-titled brown cloth spine over gilt-titled boards. Illustrated with 91 prints, which are described and illustrated . Ex-library copy, but very clean. Call number stamped on spine, previous library's bookplate on front pastedown. Ghosts of dustwrapper on inside front covers. A very good copy. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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3 Galerie du Palais Royal: gravé d’après les tableaux des differentes écoles qui la composent: avec un abrégé de la vie des peintres & une description historique de chaque tableau.
A Paris: Chez J. Couché, graveur ..: J. Bouillard, graveur ..., 1786-1808. 
Large folio. Three volumes. Incomplete, volume three only. Contemporary green calf, rebacked. With 352 engravings; 130 in volume I, 143 in volume II, and 82 in volume III. The engraved plates are after paintings by various French, Dutch, Flemish and Italian masters by Couché and Bouilliard. Although the plate count total in the index is 355, only 352 plates are listed. Approximately 80 plates present. 
Price: 2100.00 USD
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Le cantique des cantiques.
4 Le cantique des cantiques.
Paris: N. Matzneff Editions Orion, 1930. 
Folio. Limited to 110 copies; this is No. 25. Printed in two colors. Modern half calf over marbled boards. Illustrated with 35 original etchings (with aquatint and drypoint) by Edy Legrand. With four suites of the etchings (140 etchings in all). Ex-library copy. Perforated library stamp on title-page; library's name stamped on the edge of each etching. The book is actually in very good condition, and the description does not do it justice. This book, due to its size and weight, requires additional postage. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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5 Les grands maîtres de la Renaissance. Les arts en Italie. Iconographie des chefs-d'oeuvre de la peinture, la sculpture, et l'architecture italienne par ... le Marquis de Baldassini, C. J. Cavallucci, G. Lafenestre, ... P. Mantz ... Avec 45 eaux-fortes, 2
Paris: J. Rothschild, 1888. 
Large folio. Edition limited to 225 copies; this is No. 93. In a library buckram binding. Illustrated with 45 etchings, 2 copperplates, and 325 textual illustrations. Shipping for this item, due to the weight and size of the book, will be at cost. 
Price: 1400.00 USD
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6 Sculptura-historico-technica: or The history and art of ingraving. Containing, I. The rise and progress of ingraving. II. Of ingraving in general. III. An idea of a fine collection of prints. IV. The repertorium; or collection of the various marks and cyphers ... V. Of ingraving, etching, and scraping on copper, as now practised, with cuts to illustrate it. Extracted from Baldinucci, Florent le Comte, Faithorne, the Abcedario pittorico, and other authors.
London: Printed for S. Harding, on the Pavement in St. Martin's-Lane, 1747. 
Octavo. xii, 112, [i], 112-225, [i]pp. A6, B12-K12, L6 (- L6 blank). First edition. With a folding chart at the end. Publisher's advertisement, [1] p. at end. Pages 111-112 repeated in numbering; signature F has 13 leaves. Contemporary calf, double rule fillets, repaired. With ten engraved plates of the techniques of engraving. Large folding letterpress table of artists bound between pp. 162 & 163, and numerous metalcut artists’ marks and cyphers to the text. Bigmore & Wyman II, 332; Levis, The Bibliography of Engraving, p. 37; ESTC T84861. From the library of Sir Edward Littleton, Barrister. 
Price: 1400.00 USD
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7 Xiling Collection.
n.p.: n.p., 2007. 
Large quarto. 38 pages. Cloth. Dustwrapper. Illustrated. Exquisite book on Chinese Art. Fine. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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8 Agostini, Antonio. Dialoghi di D. Antonio Agostini Arcivescovo di Tarracona; sopra le Medaglie, Iscrizioni, e altre Antichita; tradotti da lingua Spagnuala in Italiana da Dionigi Ottaviano Sada.
In Roma: Presso Michel'Angelo, e Pier Vincenzo Rossi, 1698. 
Folio. [20], 318, [30]pp. []4, +4, ++4, A4-Rr4, a4-d4. Woodcut title within architectural border. Sixth Italian edition. Contemporary vellum, respined, with original spine pasted on. Illustrated extensively with woodcuts of coins and monuments, large woodcut on Rr4 recto. Palau 4106; Cicognara 2727; Universal Catalogue of Books on Art I, p. 11; Graesse I, 252. This edition, like all later editions, includes an additional twelfth dialogue, set in Antwerp, in which the participants are André Schott, the cartographer Abraham Ortelius and the humanist Laevinus Torrentius (Lieven van der Beke), Bishop of Antwerp from 1586 to 1595. 
Price: 900.00 USD
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Roy Lichtenstein., Alloway, Lawrence.
9 Alloway, Lawrence. Roy Lichtenstein.
New York: Abbeville Press, 1983 
Quarto. 127 pages. Decorated stiff paper wrappers. Illustrated with 116 black and white and color plates. Inscribed by Lichtenstein. A very good copy. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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Indian Clothing Before Cortes: Mesoamerican Costumes from the Codices., Anawalt, Patricia Rieff.
10 Anawalt, Patricia Rieff. Indian Clothing Before Cortes: Mesoamerican Costumes from the Codices.
Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1981. 
Large quarto. 232 pages. First edition. Original cloth. With the dustwrapper. Illustrated with over 350 illustrations. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Arnold, Sir Edwin. [FORE-EDGE PAINTING - BUDDHA] The Light of Asia: or, the Great Renunciation. Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama as told in verse by an Indian Buddhist.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Ltd., 1890. 
Octavo. xviii-240pp. Title-page in red-and-black. Vellum by Mudie. Illustrated. With a fore-edge painting of the Buddha. 
Price: 900.00 USD
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12 Aubert, Jean Louis. Les Traits de l'Histoire Universelle, Sacrée et Profane d'après les plus grands Peintres, et les meilleurs Ecrivains.
Paris: Ches Le Bas, Graveur du Roi,1771. 
Octavo. Two volumes. Engraved title-page and text (signed Le Maire) printed on one side of leaf only. Illustrations at top of page, followed by text in Latin and French. Contemporary quarter calf over boards. Illustrated with engraved plates by Jean Le Maire and others. Volume I lacks plates 15, 39, 40, 41, 66, 84, 108, and 111. Volume II lacks 1, 6, 16, 17, 18, and 87. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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13 Baer, Winfried. Berlin Porcelain.
Washington, D.C.: Published for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service by the Smithsonian Institution Press, 1980. 
Octavo. 95, [i] pages. Decorated stiff paper wrappers. Illustrated extensively. Fine. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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14 Baldinucci, Filippo. Raccolta di alcuni opuscoli sopra varie materie di pittura, scultura e architettura scritti in diverse occasioni da Filippo Baldinucci. Con un Ragionamento di Francesco Bocchi sull'eccellenza della statua di S. Giorgio fatta da Donatello ...
Firenze: Appresso Andrea Bonducci, 1765. 
Octavo in fours. viii, 171pp. a4, A4-V4, X6. Decorative initials and tail-pieces throughout. Contemporary boards, leather label. Top and bottom of spine slightly worn. Universal Catalogue of Books on Art I, p. 59; Schlosser-Magnino, La letteratura artistica p. 623; Gamba 1764; Brunet I, 623; Razzolini 36. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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15 Banister, Manly. Lithographic Prints from Stone and Plate.
New York: Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. 1972. 
Large quarto. Decorated boards. Illustrated. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Bate, Percy H. The English Pre-Raphaelite Painters: Their Associate and Successors.
London; G. Bell & Sons, Ltd., 1910. 
Octavo. xix, 124 pages. Fourth edition. Blue morocco by Riviere & Son. All edges gilt. Illustrated. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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17 Batteux, Charles. Les beaux arts reduits à un même principe.
Paris: Durand, 1746. 
Octavo. [iii], xiii, [5], 291, [13]pp. pi6, a8, b1, A8-T8 (T8+1). First edition. With a title vignette. Contemporary calf, spine gilt. Repaired. With a frontispiece and vignettes by Eisen after Delafosse. Cohen-DeRicci 120; Lewine 48; Brunet I, 701; Schlosser 650; Cicognara 6 (1747); Boissais et Deleplanque, p. 45. 
Price: 475.00 USD
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18 Biegeleisen, J. I. & Max Cohn. Silk Screen Stenciling as a Fine Art
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1942. 
Octavo. 179 pages. Blue cloth. With a n introduction by Rockwell Kent. Illustrated. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Binyon, L. The Poems of Nizami. Described by Laurence Binyon.
London: The Studio, 1928. 
Folio. 30pp. In the publisher's cloth binding, top edge gilt. Illustrated with 16 facsimiles of Persian miniatures. Dustwrapper, chipped and repaired. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 Bisschop, Jan de. Signorum Veterum Icones.
n.p. [Amsterdam]: [Hendrik de Leth], n.d. [1670(?)]. 
Quarto. Has illustrated etched half-title: Signorvm vetervm icones. Some copies of this book have a few pages of introductory text in Latin and Dutch, but these leaves were not issued with all copies. Modern red goatskin. Fillet borders. With 100 engraved plates. Universal Catalogue of Books on Art I, p. 117; Bibliothèque Nationale 150, 337; Thieme-Becker 22, 235; Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts c.1450-1700.6; Le Blanc, Charles, Manuel de l'Amateur d'Estampes 1550-1820.5. 
Price: 5000.00 USD
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