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41 Tennyson, Alfred Lord THE PRINCESS
Indianapolis, IN Bobbs-Merrill 1911 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy 
Beautifully covered book with beautiful illustrations. This is a hardcover large book of this Tennyson classic. The brown cloth cover is stamped and filled with pink flowers and green leaves and vine, designed by Bertha Stuart. There is minimal wear apparent to the eye, but the top of the spine has been expertly repaired. The interior is full of full page, half page, and in-text illustrations by Howeard Chandler Christy, nearly all in color. The front end paper has a former owner gift note with a Dec. 25, 1911 date. All the pages are very clean and crisp. The binding is tight and square. ; 4to 
Price: 145.00 USD
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42 Van Roosbroeck, G. L . GROTESQUES And Three Stories
New York, NY Living Art 1929 First Edition Softcover Illustrated by J. Matulka 
This is a softcover book published in 1929 by Gustave Leopold Van Roosbroeck (in English) with illustrations by Jan Matulka. The main story is Grotexques. There are three other short stories - Three Fables for the Children of Tomorrow: Judas' Revenge; The Powder of Eternal Life; How Don Quixote was Defeated in Moronia. Each story ends in a Moral. The binding is tight and the pages are crisp and clean. The paper cover was fragile and has been roughed up in the form of many mostly small chips and wear to the yap edges -paper extending beyong the pages (text block) . There is some paper missing at the bottom of the spine and a corner is missing on the rear bottom. Clean. Matulka (1890-1972) Born Prague, moved to New York, studied in Paris - taught at the Art Students League in New York. The illustrations are black and white line drawings in an abstract form. Five full page, blank on the verso. ; 16mo; 104 pages 
Price: 48.00 USD
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43 Walters, L D'O (with Harry Clarke, Illustrator) THE YEAR'S AT THE SPRING An Anthology of Recent Poetry
London George G. Harrap & Co, Ltd. 1920 Hardcover Near Fine Illustrated by Harry Clarke 
This is the London, September 1920 Edition - a handsome trade edition, hardcover book of poetry illustrated by Harry Clarke and compiled by L D'O Walters. (1920 on the title page and First Published September 1920 on the copyright page) . The covers are a spring green cloth with decorative border in bright gilt on the front cover and gilt titles on the spine. The binding is tight, corners and spine straight. There is a faint hint of wear at the tips of the corners. Very clean. Well cared for. The end papers are also a soft spring green. There is a former owner gift note and date on the front free end paper. There are no other marks or writing. There is a slight raise to the cloth on the rear end paper possibly from the removal of a tiny price or bookstore label. The interior pages are crisp and clean. There are 24 full page illustrations, 12 in color, including the frontispiece, and 12 in black ink on a beige tone background. The half title page has a large line drawing in black and white. There are numerous black ink drawings within the text and as tailpieces (chapter end decorative drawings) . The Introduction is by Harold Monro. Poets - Belloc, Brooke, Chesterton, De la Mare, Yeats and many more. The Clarke illustratio ns are fantastical and serious, many in plentiful pastels. ; 4to; 128 pages 
Price: 545.00 USD
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New York Harrison Smith & Robert Haas 1932 First Edition Hardcover Poor 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. . The binding is tight with unworn hinges. The covers are an orange-terra cotta cloth. There is some sunning to the cloth on the spine and at the tip of the top edges. There is a slight touch of wear to the threads at the corners. , There is a faint water line at the top edge of the first two pages, the tinted top edges are without spots. Tight hinges, clean end papers and pages. Fore and bottom edges are untrimmed. A story without text told in images through the author's art through woodcuts. Some pages are printed in black, others in terra cotta. ; A novel told in images without text from woodcut art by Ward. ; 8vo 
Price: 190.00 USD
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New York Harrison Smith & Robert Haas 1932 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Tight, clean hardback book rebound in maroon leather using spine title and front cover pictorial from original book, neatly applied. A horizontal line/portion of the back cover is slightly darker than the rest of the leather. It estends around to the front, but less noticeably. There is some rubbing on the leather surface - both front and back. The covers and spine are straight with no other signs of wear. Tight hinges, clean end papers and pages. Black end papers with no writing. The first blank page has a former owner gift note and date neatly and cleverly written. The book's story is told in the image of the art. Printed in black and terra cotta ink. ; 8vo 
Price: 275.00 USD
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Cleveland, OH The World Publishing Company 1965 First American Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Acheson, Joseph 
This is a First American Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding and the red cloth covers are in fine condtion. The interior end papers are crisp and very clean. They appear to be unread . There is a trace of a pencil price erasure on the end paper. The dust jacket is crisp and quite clean. There is a touch of corner wear. The jacket is protected in a see-through, removable cover. ; Title on spine slightly faded. Tiny store plate back paste down. Jacket fragile, worn, chipped, three pieces missing. First Edition based on Ahearn position statement.; 8vo; 158 pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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47 Wykes, Alan A SEX BY THEMSELVES A Collection of Cartoons about Feminity, 1846 - 1958
London Arthur Barker Limited 1958 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in good condition with a slight stain at the bottom of the front cover and some loss of color in spots, plus a little edge wear. The interior pages are quite clean. There are no marks or writing in the book, however the publisher has blacked out some information about the publication date on the copyright page. The dust jacket has top and bottom edge wear. The color and illustrations on the dust jacket are quite bright and crisp. The jacket is unclipped. It w ill be wrapped in a see-through, removable mylar cover. The book is profusely illustrated in black and white cartoon drawings accompanied by some full text explanations and background. ; 8vo  
Price: 23.00 USD
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