Stephenson's Auction

Book Auction - June 24, 2018

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Inspection: Sunday, June 24th 11AM to start of auction at 1PM

 

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Gargantua et Pantagruel by Rabelais Paris 1936  666/9009 on Velin Arches five volumes with sixty original erotic photogravures in colors by louis Icart with tissue guards in gilt titled leather bindings, Der Zeichner Lovis Corinth by Georg Biermann, Dresden 1924 with an original drypoint etching signed in pencil and with eighty-six full page plates in a handmade gilt decorated full length binding, Primitives by Max Weber copy number 214/350 with poems and eleven woodcuts inscribed signed and dated 1934 in handmade binding, Woodcuts and Linoleum Blocks by Max Weber New York 1956  30/225 signed and numbered with woodcuts,  Humour Poetique with an original color lithograph by Jacques Villon signed in pencil with illustrations by Cocteau, Ernst, Hartung and others and with original illustrated wrappers by Miro, The Mirror of the Graces or The English Lady's Costume B. Crosby and Co. London 1811 first edition, Picasso Lithographe III 1949-1956 Ferenand Mourlot 1956 with two original lithographs one in colors "La Danse" and double page for the cover "Bacchanale", Les Chansons de Bilitis by Pierre Louys, Paris 1949 with twenty-one erotic illustrations by Louis Icart.

The Blue Guitar with etchings by David Hockney, Histoire Naturelle by Max Ernst Stuttgart 1972 in original titled cloth covered portfolio, Foolish Questions by Rube Goldberg Boston 1909 first edition, Chasing the Blues by Rube Goldberg New York 1912 first edition, The Song of Bilitis by Pierre Louys 1926 numbered 1001/2000 and signed by Willy Pogany - in slip case, 3 by Asimov by Isaac Asimov New York 1981, A Street Car Named Desire by Tennessee Williams 458/2000 Limited Editions Club New York 1982 frontispiece original lithograph signed by Al Hirschfeld, artist’s catalog raisonnes, Overtime The Jazz Photographs of Milt Hinton David G Berger and Holly Maxson San Francisco 1991.

Easton Press leather bound books, Franklin Library leather bound books, The Theodore Roosevelt Classics Library of Hunting and Outdoor Adventure in two volumes includes Special Edition of Hunting Trips of a Ranchman, and Special Edition of African Game Trails, Privately Printed for the Members of the Theodore Roosevelt Classic Library of Hunting and Outdoor Adventure published by Palladium Press 1999, Edgar Allan Poe Raven Edition five volume set, eleven volume collection of Some of the Best Mysteries of All Time by ImPress Mystery, mystery books by Ed McBain, first edition Mystery and Sci Fi/Horror Classic books, Indian Love by Laurence Hope William Heinemann London John Lane NY 1905 first edition in half leather and marbleized binding, poetry books including The Courtship of Miles Standish and Other Poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Boston 1859 first edition  with advertisements in back, Pope's Poetical Works volumes I and II, and others, The Double Helix by James D. Watson Atheneum New York first edition 1968.

The Vegetation of the New Jersey Pine Barrens by John W. Harshberger, Ph.D. first edition 1916 rare with original maps of vegetation in Pine Barrens still attached, Natural Magick by John Baptista Porta republished in the Collector's Series of Science by Basic Books New York 1957, books on nature and science, award winning children’s books, Doctor Dolittle books by Hugh Lofting, Disney books, privately printed books for the Members of Classics of Medicine Library, John James Audubon limited edition two volume set in full leather, Complete Works of Shakespeare in nine volumes White and Allen New York and London 1888, Two  Navarre Editions by Julia Pardoe both #15 of only 100 printed half leather bound in English with woodcut illustrations, The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith two volume full leather bound set by John Forster Chapman and Hall London 1871, The Works of Victor Hugo Royal Edition Deluxe Bigelow Smith & Co. NYC 1907 Limited to 200 Copies 18 of 20 volumes, The Principles of Religion and Memoir of The Early Life of William Cowper two full leather books, French Language Classics in leather bindings, thirty volumes Complete Dickens' Works The Boz- Charles Dickens T.B. Peterson Philadelphia 1862 half calf with marbled boards, The Works of Rudyard Kipling twenty-one volumes complete as of 1903, Antiquarian books with Victorian decorative book covers.

Original Photographs Taken on the Battlefields During the Civil War of the United States By Mathew B. Brady and Alexander Gardner Private Collection of Edward Bailey Eaton first edition Hartford Connecticut 1907, Recollections of the Civil War by Charles A. Dana D. Appleton & Co. 1898 first edition, and other books on the Civil War and Civil War hardware, The French Revolution of 1789 by John S.C. Ascott, As Viewed in the Light of Republican Institutions, with numerous engravings in two volumes half leather binding with marbleized boards copyright 1887, and more.

 



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