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The Fiery Letters that Cadmus Sowed in Greece. Hand-written alphabetic characters. Woodcuts by Joyce Alexander., Alexander (Dorsey)
1 Alexander (Dorsey) The Fiery Letters that Cadmus Sowed in Greece. Hand-written alphabetic characters. Woodcuts by Joyce Alexander.

Mendocino: Turtles Quill Scriptorium, 1997. Oblong, original olive wrappers designed and lettered in red. Some separation at inner hinges from glue drying out, but a fine copy with faint edge wear. Nice calligraphic lettering and design. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Autochromes du Mont Athos. Photographies en Couleurs du Musee Albert-Kahn., Autochromes du Mont Athos.
2 Autochromes du Mont Athos. Autochromes du Mont Athos. Photographies en Couleurs du Musee Albert-Kahn.

Athens: Editions OLKOS, 1997. Two-tone cloth, spine lettered in white, pictorial colour label on front cover. In the original printed glasine wrapper, slightly rubbed. A large volume, text in Greek and French. High quality reproductions of these early colour photographs. This book weighs nearly five pounds, and will incur some extra shipping costs. 
Price: 90.00 CAD
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The Festival of Christmas., Fraser (Claud Lovat)
3 Fraser (Claud Lovat) The Festival of Christmas.

London: Lund, Humphries, 1924. Second printing - first printed 1921. This is Number One of a series of five Festival Cards by Modern Artists. It is designed by C. Lovat Fraser. A single leaf, twice folded to make a booklet. A colour plate by Fraser is tipped in to face a poem: "Christmas" by George Wither. In the original plain manila mailing envelope, which is slightly dust soiled and has some tears; the booklet is fine, with a tiny fold to the lower corner of the plate, not touching the image. An attractive colour plate by Fraser, measuring about 7.5 X 6 inches. Also there are small colour images on both covers. 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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The Festival of Christmas., Fraser (Claud Lovat)
4 Fraser (Claud Lovat) The Festival of Christmas.

London: Lund, Humphries, 1924. Second printing - first printed 1921. This is Number One of a series of five Festival Cards by Modern Artists. It is designed by C. Lovat Fraser. A single leaf, twice folded to make a booklet. A colour plate by Fraser is tipped in to face a poem: "Christmas" by George Wither. In the original plain manila mailing envelope, which is quite dust soiled and has some tears; the booklet is nearly fine, a couple of stains to the rear cover, and with a tiny fold to the lower corner of the plate, not touching the image. An attractive colour plate by Fraser, measuring about 7.5 X 6 inches. Also there are small colour images on both covers. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Dracula. A Toy Theatre. The sets and costumes of the Broadway production of the play designed by Edward Gorey., Gorey (Edward)
5 Gorey (Edward) Dracula. A Toy Theatre. The sets and costumes of the Broadway production of the play designed by Edward Gorey.

NY: Scribners, 1979. First edition. Large format, pictorial wrappers, ringbound. Small marginal stain at the base of the spine, affecting the first leaf, red mark across upper page edges, but a very good, clean copy. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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A Series of Illuminated Panels Designed by Louisa Puller to Illustrate A Story Book of the Manors of Walthamstow and Higham. Described by Constance Demain Saunders., Saunders (Constance Demain). [William Morris].
6 Saunders (Constance Demain). [William Morris]. A Series of Illuminated Panels Designed by Louisa Puller to Illustrate A Story Book of the Manors of Walthamstow and Higham. Described by Constance Demain Saunders.

Walthamstow Antiquarian Society, Supplementary Publication No. 15, 1926. 4to. Tan stiff wrappers lettered in brown, sewn with red string. Short tears to the overhanging edges of the wrappers, some rubbing to edges, rubber band? remnants on upper back cover; a very good copy. Illustrated with twelve plates on glossy paper, the final one of which celebrates the life of William Morris. He is also included in one panel of the first plate. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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Typewriter Town., Smith (William Jay)
7 Smith (William Jay) Typewriter Town.

NY: Dutton, (1960). First edition. Square 4to. Yellow cloth designed and lettered in red. Color decorative end papers. Small name inked out on front end paper, but a nice clean copy in a slightly rubbed, very good dust jacket. A charming collection of verse, decorated with clever typographical illustrations. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Violets., Wales (Florence)
8 Wales (Florence) Violets.

Boston: Prang, (1893). Oblong stiff wrappers, tied. Small ink stamp on upper front cover (Library of Congress - Surplus Duplicate), some dust soiling of covers, but a nice copy otherwise. Chromo cover and 6 chromo leaves on heavy stock (versos blank, back cover blank). An uncommon book published by the notable Prang Company of Boston. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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The Art and Imagery of Robert Williams., Williams (Robert)
9 Williams (Robert) The Art and Imagery of Robert Williams.

San Diego: Schanes & Schanes, 1982. An illustrated portfolio containing 8 loose plates. A limited edition of 2000 copies, signed by Williams on the inner portfolio cover. Plates are fine - some light wear to the edges of the folder. 
Price: 90.00 CAD
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