1173 - 1801 FINE PRINTING (including ILLUSTRATED BOOKS and CARICATURE)
- Cloth partly trifle worn; otherwise fine.
= Donkersloot-Van den Berghe 129-136 and p.128f. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLVIII.
= Arabic numb. copy (100) of the "Edition courante", with an extra loosely inserted COLOUR SERIGRAPH, signed "Corneille 2001" and "84/100" in pencil. The first tipped-in serigraph also signed "Corneille 2001" and "84/100" and titled "Salomé" in black felt-tip pen.
- First and last free endpaper browned as always; otherwise contents trifle foxed. Covers trifle foxed; dustwr. sl. yellowed, rubbed and sl. frayed.
= Het karnen van den oceaan des tijds. Uit het Sanskriet-manuscript.
AND 4 others similar illustrated by the same and publ. by the same, all but one from the same series and transl. and ed. by the same, bound unif. w. the above, 2x w. dustwr. (1x w. mounted col. plate): R. TAGORE, De Brief van den Koning (1914); Koning Soeryakánta (1917, w. dustwr.); De Koningin van den Dageraad (1918); Hoe Waterlelie zegevierde (1919, w. dustwr.) (conditions similar to that of the above).
- Bookplate on upper pastedown; endpapers foxed. Backstrip loosening and sunned.
- Corners and spine-ends sl. creased,otherwise fine.
= Copy of the DELUXE edition, printed in 100 numb. copies signed by JOHN BETJEMAN. Cf. Spencer, Walter Crane p.148-150; Massé p.49: "The series of plates is accompanied by poems or other descriptive matter referring to passing events, but mostly directed to the embodiment of the principles of Socialism and unmistakably inscribed with legends expressing the political aims and social aspirations of the party".
- Backstrip sl. faded. Otherwise fine.
= Walter Crane's Picture Books Vol. III. Contains Cinderella (1873), Puss in Boots (1873) and Valentine & Orson. Cf. Spencer, p.46 and 57; Osborne I, p.26/27. Rare.
AND 1 other by the same: a sl. foxed copy of Flora's Feast. A Masque of Flowers (London etc., 1895, col. ills. and orig. clothbacked pict. boards).
- Contents fine. All leaves cut neatly open. Spine-ends and corners sl. rubbed.
= Ray 247; Houfe p.271; Spencer p.106: "(...) [his] first and finest flower book (...)"; cf. Massé p.39.
AND 3 others, i.a. L. HOUSMAN, Stories from The Arabian Nights (London/ New York, 1911, 24 col. plates and orig. giltlettered dec. cl. w. mounted col. plate by E. DULAC) and E. DULAC, Picture-book for the French Red Cross (London etc., n.d., 20 tipped-in col. plates (incl. uncol. portrait of the artist), orig. cl., 4to. Sl. worn at top of spine).
- Fine copy. = Massé p.57; Spencer p.138.
Idem. Queen Summer: or the Tourney of the Lily & the Rose. London, Paris & Melbourne, Cassel & Co, 1891, 40,(2),8(publ. cat.)p., (full-p.) col. lithogr. ills., endpapers and orig. clothbacked dec. boards by W. CRANE, bound as a blockbook, 4to
- Covers sl. browned along margins. Otherwise fine. = Spencer p.137/ 138; Massé p.41.
AND 1 other by the same: Flora's Feast. A Masque of Flowers (London etc., 1895, col. lithogr. ills., endpapers and orig. clothbacked boards by W. CRANE, bound as a blockbook. First 3 lvs (incl. title) sl. browned; traces of bookplate on upper pastedown).
- Backcover trifle foxed, otherwise a fine copy.
= Massé p.58; Spencer p.138; Houfe p.271.
Kelly, A. The Rosebud and Other Tales. London, T. Fisher Unwin, 1909, 1st ed., 78p., 20 tipped-in col. plates and dec. cl. by W. CRANE, t.e.g., 4to.
- Occas. sl. foxed. Spine-ends worn/ sl. dam. = Massé p.59; Spencer p.139.
Marzials, T. Pan-Pipes (...). London, G. Routledge and Sons, n.d. (1883), 2nd ed., 51,(1)p., col./ tinted ills., borders, endpapers and orig. clothbacked dec. boards engr. and printed by E. EVANS after W. CRANE, scores T. MARZIALS, obl. 4to.
- Sl. foxed. Covers sl. rubbed/ sl. scratched. = Massé, p.34/35; Spencer, p.83; Osborne I, p.71/72.
- Corners trifle rubbed. A fine copy. = Massé, p.54; Spencer p.138.
Idem. Pan-Pipes. A Book of Old Songs. London, G. Routledge and Sons, n.d. (1883), 2nd ed., 51,(1)p., col./ tinted ills., borders, endpapers and orig. clothbacked dec. boards engr. and printed by E. EVANS after W. CRANE, scores by T. MARZIALS, obl. 4to.
- Occas. foxed. Covers sl. worn/ rubbed along extremities and sl. foxed.
= Massé, p.34/35; Spencer p.83; Osborne I, p.71/72.
AND 1 other by the same: A Floral Fantasy in an Old English Garden (London, 1899 [=1898], 1st ed., col./ tinted lithogr. plates, col. endpapers and orig. dec. cl. by W. CRANE, 4to. Contents loose; covers sl. foxed).
- Occas. sl. foxed. Corner trifle worn.
= New series of Picture Books No.3. Massé, p.13; Spencer p.95. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLVII.
- Contents partly sl. foxed (endpapers foxed as usual). Vellum sl. soiled and small dam. spot at top of upper joint; frontcover traces of erased stain.
= Massé p.53.
- Occas. sl. foxed. Lower hinge and top of spine sl. dam. = Spencer p.135; Massé p.51.
Deland, M. The Old Garden and Other Verses. London, Osgood, McIlvaine & Co., 1893, 1st ed., VIII,(2),114p., col. ills., bookdec., endpapers and orig. dec. cl. by W. CRANE, bound as a blockbook.
- Spine sl. dulled.
= Massé p.44; Spencer p.138: "Some designs have a prim and dainty quality which hint at Greenaway, others more vividly suggest Blake."
Crane, W. Of the decorative illustration of books old and new. London, G. Bell and Sons, 1896, XII,335,(1)p., num. plates/ ills. by various artists, orig. giltlettered cl., t.e.g.
- Traces of bookplate on upper pastedown and first free endpaper; foxed. Joints split(ting); cl. over covers a few worn spots,
= See Massé, p.49/50.
AND 1 other by the same: Queen Summer (...) (ibid., 1891, col. ills. and orig. col. clothbacked pict. boards by W. CRANE, large 8vo. Covers foxed and sl. worn).
- Bookplate on upper pastedown. Backcover w. orange/ brown stains.
= Rare. Published in a limited edition for relations of Drukkerij Den Ouden. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLVII.
AND 1 other similar: H. VERHAGEN, Cocon cyclus (Amst., 1967, 1st ed., typography and orig. boards by W. WANDEL, obl. 8vo).
- Owner's stamp on both title-p. and on one htitle; occas. sl. foxed. Binding sl. worn along extremities.
- Binding trifle spotted. = Franklin p.195.
= Mint copy of this sumptuous facsimile edition (of the Belser Faksimile Editionen aus der Bibliotheca Apostolica Vaticana) of the manuscript COD. REG. LAT. 1896/ COD. HAMB. 201 (CIM. 33) kept partly in the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, partly in the Kupferstichkabinett at Berlin.