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21 (Dean, Mallette). Cervantes, Miguel de THE DIALOGUE OF THE DOGS
(Kentfield, California): (The Allen Press), (1969). First edition thus, limited to 140 copies. Large quarto. In original clear acetate jacket. Hardcover. Fine, bound in hand-printed cloth of the design ''El Prado'' (a pattern of red poppies on a field of yellow and white) from the Costa del Sol Collection; hand-set, printed damp on an 1846 Columbian hand-press on hand-made rag paper with the Allen watermark. 
One of Cervantes' waggish "Exemplary Novels" written in 1704, here presented in a singular fine press edition; 15th Century decorative initials, and ornaments engraved by Mallette Dean (many depicting canines!) border every page. Allen Press Biblio #33. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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22 (Disney, Walt). Scarfe, Gerald, illustrated by Disney's Hercules: HADES, the Truth at Last
New York: Disney Press, (1997). 0786831340 / 9780786831340 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny, tiny bruise to lower edge front cover, else fine, as-new, in laminated pictorial boards; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. 
Picturebook tale of the villain from Disney's animated HERCULES, rendered by the artist who created the distinctive look of the film and its characters, and whose vision made the film one of Disney's hippest and smartest in decades. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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23 (Disney, Walt). Sotheby's THE ART OF DISNEY'S POCAHONTAS
New York, NY: Sotheby's, 1996. First edition, first printing: an auction catalogue. Large format softcover. Fine, as-new, bound within stiff, illustrated wraps. Small quarto. 
Auction catalogue wonderfully illustrated throughout in full-color and printed on coated stock. 155 lots. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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New York, NY: Sotheby's, 1997. First edition, first printing: an auction catalogue. Large format softcover. Fine, as-new, bound within stiff, illustrated wraps. Small quarto. 
Illustrated throughout in full-color and printed on coated stock. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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25 (Dombrowski, Baroness Kathe Schonberger von). K.O.S., writer and illustrator BOGA THE ELEPHANT
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1928. First edition. Quarto. Hardcover. Owner's name neatly written to the front pastedown, else near fine with an orange-and-black embossed illustration to the front cover; in an illustrated faux elephant-skin textured dust jacket that is lightly chipped and torn. 
Stories of the jungles of Africa, featuring baby elephant Boga, his mother, a chimpanzee, and a chameleon, with frontispiece and seven additional illustrations by the author. K.O.S. was an explorer, painter, collector of strange animals, and author. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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26 (Elvgren, Gil). Phillips, Marianne O. PIN-UP POSTER BOOK: The Elvgren Collection
Portland, Oregon: Collectors Press, Inc., (1995). 0963520253 / 9780963520258 First edition, first printing: Large format trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Very nearly fine in illustrated perfectbound wraps. Quarto (14" by 10"). [46] pages. 16 full-color plates. 
"...this poster book rediscovers this classic artist, and while its oversized, tall format may challenge shelving, it makes an eye-catching, irresistible display. Bright full-page poster examples form the foundation of an excellent coverage."-MBV. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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27 (Enright, Maginel Wright). Dodge, Mary Mapes HANS BRINKER OR THE SILVER SKATES
Philadelphia: David McKay, Publisher, 1918. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very good plus with some foxing, particularly to verso of dedication page; in decorated cloth with color paste-on illustration, top edge gilt; in pictorial dust jacket echoing paste-on, with some soiling, rubbing, edgewear, and chipping to the spine head. 
The perennial children's favorite with the eight extraordinary original color plates and title-page artwork by Maginel Wright Enright. Uncommon in the gorgeous full-color jacket. A lovely copy. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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28 (Frasconi, Antonio). Singer, Isaac Bashevis YENTL THE YESHIVA BOY
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1983). 0374293473 / 9780374293475 First edition. Translated from the Yiddish by Marion Magid and Elizabeth Pollet. Hardcover. Previous owner's rubber-stamped address to front pastedown, else fine in a price-clipped dust jacket with a hint of wear to the edges. 
The Nobel prize-winning author's modern fable, here accompanied by Antonio Frasconi's elegant folk-art style woodcuts. A very attractive production. The basis for Barbra Streisand's film adaptation. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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29 (Frasconi, Antonio). Singer, Isaac Bashevis YENTL THE YESHIVA BOY
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1983). First edition. Translated from the Yiddish by Marion Magid and Elizabeth Pollet. Hardcover. Fine in pictorial dust jacket with two short closed edge tears. 
One of Singer's most beloved short stories, charmingly illustrated with woodcut plates, vignettes and chapter heads by Antonio Frasconi. Source of the film adaptation directed by and starring Barbra Streisand. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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30 (Gorey, Edward). Wahl, Jan COBWEB CASTLE
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1968). B000JJXNBA First edition, first printing. Library reinforced issue. Hardcover. Fine in decorated covers with wraparound illustration by Edward Gorey; in a fine dust jacket similarly adorned. 
The droll misadventures of greengrocer Flemming Flinders as he sets forth to follow his dream. Illustrated in full-color watercolor paintings by Edward Gorey. This is not an ex-library copy! 
Price: 45.00 USD
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31 (Gorey, Edward). Selected by Sean Manley & Gogo Lewis WOMEN OF THE WEIRD: Eeerie Stories by the Gentle Sex
New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Company, (1976). 0688517315 / 9780688517311 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a price-clipped, near fine illustrated dust jacket with mild soiling to the rear panel. Jacket illustration by Edward Gorey. Tall octavo. 188 pages; biographical notes. 
Eleven "eerie" stories by women writers from the seventeenth century to the present, including Madame d'Aulnoy, Sheila Burnford, Edith Nesbit, Millay, Mrs. Gaskell, Miss Braddon, Marjorie Bowen, Shirley Jackson, etc. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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32 (Greenaway, Kate). Engen, Rodney KATE GREENAWAY: A Biography
New York: Schocken Books, (1981). 0805237755 / 9780805237757 First U.S. edition, first printing. Tall octavo. Hardcover. Very mild splaying to covers, else about fine; in brown linen cloth with gilt stamping; in a near fine, age-toned, and very lightly worn illustrated dust jacket. With 121 black-and-white illustrations and 15 in full color. 240 pages, including index. 
Biography of the brilliant Victorian illustrator, whose private life and turbulent relationship with John Ruskin (mined by Engen using over 1,000 love letters and family correspondence) was in marked contrast to the idealized world her artwork evoked. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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33 (Greenaway, Kate). Harte, Bret THE QUEEN OF THE PIRATE ISLE
London: Frederic Warne & Co., Ltd., (1955). Reissue. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway. Hardcover. Near fine in cream cloth stamped in blue, edges colored green; with inset paste-on color illustration by Greenaway; in near fine price-clipped dust jacket that is very light rubbed and age-toned, especially to spine. 
Greenaway's quaint, tenderly colored illustrations subtly but distinctively decorate the frontispiece, the chapter heads and tails of Harte's merry tale of young Polly and her playmates. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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34 (Haggard, H. Rider). KING SOLOMON'S MINES: The Book of the Film
London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, [1950]. First edition. Hardcover. Some light wear and tiny areas of abrasion to the extremities, a few tiny dots of stain within, a tiny area of sticker pull to front cover, else a near fine copy in cloth-backed, color photo-pictorial boards. 
Oversized movie tie-in issue with 80 photo-illustrations (8 in color) and novelized text from the MGM Technicolor film based on Haggard's novel. Sensational edition with terrific stills of stars Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger and Richard Carlson. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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35 (Hiroshige). Amsden, Dora, with the assistance of John Stewart Happer THE HERITAGE OF HIROSHIGE: A Glimpse at Japanese Landscape Art
San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, (1912). First edition, first printing. Illustrated with prints from the Happer collection reproduced in sepia tones on coated stock inserts. Hardcover. Bookplate to pastedown, bumping to lower edges, else fine, in grained faux leather with brown debossed lettering to front, dragonfly medallion to rear cover; rice paper endsheets; textblock printed ''Oriental'' style with fore-edge folds; no dust jacket. 
Elegantly produced little treatise on the "magical impressionist" Hiroshige, the last great figure of of the Ukiyo-ye School of Japanese landscape paintings and printmaking, and his pupils. Drawn from Happer's collection. 84 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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36 (Howard, Robert E.) Gianni, Gary ROBERT E. HOWARD'S BRAN MAK MORN
(Kent, England): Wandering Star, (2000). First edition, first printing: a chapbook original, one of three thousand copies printed. Fine, in staplebound illustrated cardstock wraps. Introduction by Al Williamson. 
Snatches of Howardian verse are sprinkled througout this chapbook of sketches and preliminary drawings produced by Gianni to illustrate Wandering Star's omnibus volume collecting all Howard's tales of the doomed lost race and its tragic warrior king. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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37 (Izraels, Jozef). Dake, C.L. JOZEF IZRAELS
Paris: Librairie Artistique Internationale, [undated]. No edition stated. An entry in the L'Art et le Beau series of monographs. Quarto. Text in French. 79 pages plus one-page ad. Hardcover. Faint rubber-stamped name and address to half-title, scattered foxing within and to page edges, mild wear and nicking to edges of covers, offsetting to rear cover, fading to spine and covers; thus very good plus; in decorative cardstock covers. 
The Dutch realist's work is represented in a frontispiece engraving protected by a decorative tissue guard, 2 four-color plates, 52 b&w reproductions on coated stock inserts of paintings and drawings, 8 margin sketches. Extensive commentary in French. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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38 (James, Will). Bell, William Gardner WILL JAMES: The Life and Works of a Lone Cowboy
Flagstaff, Arizona: Northland Press, 1987. 0873584392 / 9780873584395 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. IN THE PUBLISHER'S UNOPENED SHRINKWRAP! Quarto. 130 pages. Indexed. 
Foreword by A.B. Guthrie, Jr. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and reproductions of the art (many in color) by the Canadian-born artist who became an American cowboy. NEW in the publisher's original unopened shrinkwrap. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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39 (Lawrence, D.H.) Carter, Frederick D.H. LAWRENCE AND THE BODY MYSTICAL
London: Denis Archer, (1932). B0006AM188 First edition, first printing: limited edition, one of 250 numbered copies produced. Hardcover. Very good: faint offsetting to endsheets, two small chips to upper edges of boards, tiny nick to front cover at spine; lacking glassine dust jacket. 63 pages. 
Essay by the writer, painter and mystic--and friend of Lawrence; partly analytical, partly biographical, the piece explores how "all Lawrence's philosophy was deeply affected by the idea of the mystical body." Frontisportrait of Lawrence by Carter. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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40 (LEAF BOOKS). (Bewick, Thomas). Borden, John W. & Kreuger, Janet THOMAS BEWICK & THE FABLES OF AESOP
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1983. First edition, one of 518 copies. Publication #175. Large quarto. Hardcover. Very fine in brown boards and paper spine label; in undecorated cream-colored dust wrapper. A pair of essays, the first, a biographical sketch of illustrator/engraver Bewick, and the second, a history of his FABLES OF AESOP. With a note on references. 
Tipped in are an original LEAF from the first edition (1818), and a new impression from one of Bewick's original wood engravings; with nine additional in-text illustrations from the first edition, and frontispiece portrait of Bewick. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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