"Masterfully brings Napoleon's often tumultous relationships with the women in his life with full colour and detail"
Napoleon and the Fair Sex...
London: William Heinemann, 1894. First edition. Bound by Bayntun in full blue crushed levant morocco, pink silk-moire end papers, a lovely minature portrait of Empress Josephine on the front cover... (Item #2583)
New York: Viking Press, 1981. First Thus. Original publisher's cloth binding, housed in the original cloth slipcase. Top edge gilt. Pictorial endpapers depicting a performance of the play. Author's signature... (Item #2651)
"The unfolding of a mind of genius in dialogue with itself and with the world..."
Montaigne, Michel de. [Florio, John...
London: Melch. Bradwood for Edward Blount and William Barret, 1613. Second edition. Second edition of Florio's great translation which was first published in 1603. Small folio (11 3/8 x 7... (Item #1790)
Shakespeare's wonderful play with Rackham's whimsical illustrations
Rackham, Arthur (illustrator), William Shakespeare
A Midsummer-Night's Dream (Signed Ltd.)
New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1908. First American edition. A Very Good copy, complete as issued, with all 40 tipped-in color illustrations and tissue guards (although one tissue guard... (Item #1449)
London: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1917. First trade edition. Quarto. Original green cloth, titles and decoration to front board and spine in gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge green, others untrimmed... (Item #2347)
Sensuous verse which created a vocabulary for female desire
[Sappho] O'Hara, John Myers
The Poems of Sappho: An...
Chicago: [Privately Printed], 1907. First Thus. Limited edition of one hundred copies privately printed on handmade paper, of which this is number 87. Bound in full sheepskin with gilt to... (Item #2521)
The final book illustrated by Maxfield Parrish and the most brilliant
Saunders, Louise (Maxfield Parrish, Illustrator)
The Knave of Hearts
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First edition. A clean, Near Fine copy of the book. Original black cloth with mounted cover illustration and pictorial endpapers. Internal contents generally in... (Item #1235)
Sendak's second most famous book, inscribed in the year of publication
In the Night Kitchen (Inscribed...
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1970. First edition. Original publisher's linen boards with pictorial cover label. An unread, Fine copy of the book. Original dust jacket with price of... (Item #1171)
An account of Shackleton's famous first expedition
Shackleton, E. H.; Hugh Robert...
The Heart of the Antarctic;...
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1909. First American edition. Quarto, two volumes. First American Edition. Originally published as a limited edition in London the same year. Publisher's blue cloth, titles, designs... (Item #1932)