Architecture, Book Arts, Color Theory
Miniature Painting, Photography

[COLOR THEORY] 1. Bacon, J.
The Theory Of Colouring: Being An Analysis Of The Principles Of Contrast And Harmony In The Arrangement Of Colours, With Their Application To The Study of Nature, And Hints On the Composition Of Pictures, Etc. Fourth Edition, Revised And Enlarged.
London: Geo. Romney, 1872. [x] 58 [20] pages. 18 x 12.5 cm. Color frontispiece, six chromolithograph plates, one wood engraving. The 20 pages represent publisher ads at rear. Originally published about 1866, this was a long popular manual. The Bacon manual stresses binary and triadic color harmonies unencumbered by the long disquisition's on aesthetics that mark most French treatises. Bright, very fresh copy. Yellow endpapers. BIRREN 23. Orig. blue cloth spine and front cover lettered in gilt and blind. Aeg. Near fine. $120.00

[EXPRESSIONISM] 2. Barlach, Ernst.
Die Wandlungen Gottes.
Berlin: Paul Cassirer, 1922. First edition. 31.5 x 45 cm. Seven full page woodcuts. Barlach, an outstanding sculptor of the Expressionist movement whose style has often been called “modern Gothic.” Influenced early in his career by Jugendstil, Germany’s Art Nouveau style, he vacillated between pursuing sculpture and the decorative arts. His work removed from German museums under the Nazi regime and categorized as “degenerate art." Printed at the Pan-Presse. Text in German. Orig. illustrated brown boards. Very good. (#23757) $300.00

[ARCHITECTURE] 3. Blomfield, Reginald.
A History of Renaissance Architecture in England,1500-1800.
London: George Bell & Sons, 1897. First edition. 431 pages in total. 28 x 20 cm. Approximately 250 plates. Title page printed in red and black. General Index. This was Blomfield's second work, which the DNB called "masterly," and noted they were, "learned, admirably written and well-illustrated." This work introduced Blomfield to many owners of historic mansions who employed him as architect. Armorial bookplates of Boies Perose II. Spine wear head and foot. Interior contents clean. Orig. two-toned cloth. Very good. Teg. 2 vols. $125.00

[ARCHITECTURE] 3A. Blondel, Jacques-Francois.
De La Distribution Des Maisons De Plaisance, Et De La Decoration Des Edifices En General.
Paris: Chez Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1737-1738. First edition. 198 & 180 pages. 28.5 x 21.2 cm. 155 engraved plates, title page printed in red and black, engraved frontispiece and 44 engraved plates in Vol. 1 (42 folding) ; 111 engraved plates in Vol. 2 (12 folding), numerous engraved head and tail pieces and initials in the text. First edition, second issue lacking half titles, errata slips, and with Jombert's address as "Rue Dauphine" of Blondel's first published book. Vol. I includes many architectural designs for houses and Vol. II describes both interior and exterior ornaments, as well as garden plans. FOWLER 49. "Blondel was the most significant French architectural educator of the eighteenth century.....his objective was to establish design principles for domestic architecture that correspond to the classical principles already in practice for civil structures." [see: MILLARD p25]. FOWLER notes, "The fine plates were both drawn and engraved by the author, except for a few at the end of Volume II, on which he received help. The allegorical frontispiece and some of the head and tailpieces were engraved by Cochin. This work deals in great detail with the country house and its garden." BERLIN CATALOGUE 2400. BRUNET I, p.977. CICOGNARA 35. Raised bands, leather spine labels, spine panels richly decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers, interior contents [plates and text] clean, moderate extremity wear. Contemporary French cat's paw calf, edges stained red. Very good. 2 vols. $4,600.00

4. Bonnard, Pierre (Illustrator).
La Redemption Par Les Bettes by Henry De Montherlant.
Paris: Aux dépens d'un amateur, 1959. 113 pages. Folio, 33 x 25 cm. Copy 227 of 280 on velin de Rives. 39 black and white lithographs. Illustrated by Bonnard in 1928 and printed later here by Fernand Mourlot. Interior contents bright and fresh. Test in French. Contents loose as issued in white wrappers. Fine in very good board chemise in slightly rubbed blue cloth slipcase. (#23746) $395.00

5. Bristol & London. W.D. & H.O. Wills.
British Tobacco Cards: Complete Set of 50 Cards Depicting Allied Army Leaders WWI.
London: W.D. & H.O. Wills, ca 1919. 50 color lithograph portraits, each 7 x 3.5 cm presenting a variety of Allied military personnel of the Allied side during World War I: Russian, French, English, Romanian, Belgian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Etc. Reverse of card provides biographical details. All cards bright, clean and fresh housed in clear plastic compartments and housed in loose leaf black folder. Loose leaf binder and cards. Fine. $295.00

[PHOTOGRAPHY] 6. Callahan, Harry.
Photographs Rhode Island School Of Design.
Providence: Photographic Education Society, 1967-1968. First edition. 31.5 x 25.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 146 of 150 with image area approx. 13 x 12 cm. 21 mounted photographs including Silver prints by Harry Callahan, Jeffrey Silverthorne, Bill Burke et al. Title leaf with colophon. Callahan an American photographer and educator taught at both the Institute of Design in Chicago and the Rhode Island School of Design. He had a retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1976/1977. Contents bright and clean, small stain to title at foot. Folio, loose as issued in repaired board sleeve lacking the slipcase. Very good. $2,050.00

[ART DECO] 8. Clouzot, Henri.
La Ferronnerie Moderne L'Exposition Internationale Des Arts Decoratifs.
Paris: Editions d'art Ch. Moreau, 1925. First edition. Eight text pages. Folio, 44 x 31 cm. 36 full page tinted plates, many with multiple images per plate. Cover decorated by Rene Gabriel. Survey of French Art Deco interior design -- ironworks, lamps, stair railings, tables, hand railing,store front designs, et al. Designers include, Edgar Brandt, George Vivant, Marcel Bergue, Raymond Suges, Paul Kis to name but a few. Interior contents clean, slight corner rubbing. Orig. decorative boards spine rebacked, original cloth ties. Very good. $360.00

9. Dickens, Charles & Wilkie Collins.
All The Year Round No. 1 Saturday, April 30, 1859 - No. 76 Saturday, October 6, 1860 A Weekly Journal Conducted by Charles Dickens.
London: No. 26, Wellington Street, 1859-1960. 624, 568, 620 pages. 24 x 16 cm. Contains the first appearances of a Tale of Two Cities by Dickens and The Women in White by Wilkie Collins. Interior contents clean and fresh, binding very solid. Raised bands in with gilt application, black leather spine labels printed in gilt. Collins and Dickens had a life-long friendship. ECKEL, pp. 87-90, 219. GIMBEL E9, SMITH I:13. Contemporary half calf and pebbled grained brown cloth, spines sunned. All edges marbled. Very good. 3 Vols.$1,500.00

[PHOTOGRAPHY] 9A. Ehninger, John Whetten.
Autographed Etchings By American Artists Produced by a new applications of Photographic Art, under the supervision of John W. Ehninger.
New York: W.A. Townsend, 1859. First edition. Three text leaves, the author's introduction in which he describes the technique and benefits of drawing with an etching needle on a glass plate coated with collodion and varnish. Folio, 33 x 26.5 cm. First and only edition of the only published collection of 19th century American cliches-verre. The plates are drawn by 12 different American artists of the time, including Durand, Kensett and Johnson.The process is also described in Wakeman’s Victorian book illustration, and is there called “hyalography”: “one obvious way of making prints, after the invention of photography, was to manufacture a drawn negative instead of using a camera; but despite its obvious attractions, this was done surprisingly little. It was seen at its most successful, artistically, in the cliche-verre prints made by continental artists like Corot, Millet and Rousseau. Plates on albumen paper with photographic printing by P.C. Duchocois. Plates average 20 x 15 cm. First plate toned in the margins. Orig. full brown morocco rebacked, raised bands, front cover lettered in gilt, decorated in blind. Aeg. Near fine. $1,750.00

[ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPHS] 10. Fagnani, Joseph & Charles Astor Bristed (Text).
American Beauty Personified As The Nine Muses.
Boston: A.A. Childs & Co., 1869. First edition. 14 leaves. 19 x 15 cm. 10 mounted albumen photographs of paintings. Printed by Rand, Avery & Frye. Published to accompany the exhibition of paintings of the "Nine Muses" in 1869 in New York by Italian painter Joseph Fagnani, who used American models to stress the American, over the European, ideal of beauty. The paintings depicted in the book are now held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Each sitter identified by pasted-in newsprint captions, likely from a previous owner. This is an early exemplar of a photographically illustrated book. Reportedly one of 50 copies. In 1849 he had emigrated to the United States, worked in Washington (DC). There he painted portraits of Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and President Fillmore. Fagnani settled permanently in New York City around 1865 and left for one year in 1866, when he painted a portrait of Samuel F.B. Morse in Washington, D.C. White silk moire endpapers, free front one chipped at fore-edges. OCLC: 2660607. Orig. purple cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. Very good. $1,995.00

[COLOR THEORY] 11. Field, George.
Field's Chromatography. A Treatise On Colours And Pigments For Use Of Artists Modernized By J. Scott Taylor.
London: Winsor And Newton, 1885. Third edition. (viii) 207 (ii) pages. 19 x 14 cm. Four chromolithograph plates. The author George Field (1777?--1854) was a manufacturer of pigments and author of works on chromatic science; he was the subject of an exhibition and catalogue at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. The preface notes, “This book is, to some extent, a condensed and revised issue of Field’s Chromatography, and is based on the last edition by Mr. T. W. Salter.” Book label of R. Miller, Glasgow. Interior contents clean, nicks to front cover upper joint, fade mark front cover. Orig. brown cloth decorated and letter in gilt: spine, front and back covers.All edges red. Very good. $150.00

[SIGNED] 12. Grosz, George.
New York: Print Club, 1935. First edition. Folio, 52 x 29 cm. Limited edition, copy 12 of 150, signed in pencil by George Grosz, A portfolio of six signed watercolors by Grosz depicting O'Henry's New York, with tissue guards -- Print titles include: 1. Coney Island; 2. The Bowery; 3. Madison Square; 4. Man-About-Town; 5. Hall Bedroom; 6. Brown Stone Front. He immigrated to the USA in 1933, rejecting caricature in general, his painting moving toward landscape watercolors. Title page printed in red and black. Image of Man-About-Town. Orig. beige pebble grained cloth portfolio, blue front cover inset lettered in gilt. Near fine. $8,250.00

[COLOR THEORY] 13. Guignet, Charles-Ernest.
Les Coulers.
Paris: Hachette, 1889. First edition. (6) 273 (3) pages. 18 x 11.5 cm. Sixteen plates hors-texte, 36 wood engravings and eight color lithographs. BIRREN 38. Text in French. Interior clean and bright. Raised bands, spines richly gilt in arabesques, spine lettered in gilt, covers decorated in blind. Orig. red pebble grained cloth. Fine. $120.00

14. Hirschfeld, Al.
Harlem As Seen By Hirschfield.
Text by William Saroyan.
New York: Hyperion, 1941. First edition. 46.5 x 36 cm. Limited edition, copy 460 of 1000. Six page introduction by Saroyan. Iconic study of Harlem life and culture, twenty four original lithographs, most in color. His ability to capture a perfect likeness using a minimum number of lines, a hallmark of his style and success. Al Hirschfeld's iconic depiction of 1930s Harlem. Considered by many to be his finest work, the colorful street style and smoky jazz clubs of the Harlem Renaissance are famously captured in illustrations such as "Scufflin' In", "Lindy Hop", "Reefer Man" and "Stompin' at the Savoy." Permanent collections of Hirschfeld's work can be found at a variety of institutions including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the New York Public Library in New York, Harvard University in Cambridge, and the Harry Ransom Center Austin, Texas. Front cover has miniscule spots to the right of yellow cane, tiny bump lower front cover. Lacks slipcase. Orig. white board front cover with multicolored illustration and tan cloth spine with white printed paper label. Near fine. $3,950.00

[CATALOGUE RAISONNE] 15. Johns, Jasper (Illustrator).
Technics And Creativity II Gemini Gel With An Essay By Riva Castleman.
New York: MOMA, 1971. First edition. 108 pages. 27 x 22 cm. Contains a catalogue with 364 illustrations, twenty in color, and a catalogue raisonne of Gemini's complete production. Also included in the box is a 10 1/2 x 8 1/2" multiple by Jasper Johns. A two color offset lithograph with a collage of watercolor pads and brush, and a piece of white styrofoam. KARPEL L104. "Reproductions include prints by Albers, Lichtenstein, and Frank Stella, and objects by Kleinholz, Oldenburg, and others. A separate catalog lists 285 works created by Gemini G.E.L." Clean, bright copy, immaculate plastic case. Orig. illustrated stiff wrappers in white plastic case embossed in blind. Fine. $550.00

[SIGNED] 16. Kent, Rockwell.
Alaska Drawings With A Letter From Rockwell Kent To Christian Brinton.
New York: M. Knoedler, 1919. First edition. 8 unpaginated leaves. 28.5 x 18. Signed presentation copy on front cover to Martin K. Howes in ink dated 1937. Five full page plates. Dedicated to Carl Zigrosser. One of 1500 copies. Bright copy. Pictorial cream wrappers string tied spine. Near fine. $750.00

[MINIATURE PAINTING] 17. Lemberger, Ernst.
Die Bildnis-Miniatur In Scandinavien.
Berlin: Verlag Von Georg Reimer, 1912. First edition. 268 pages. Folio, 37 x 29 cm. Limited edition, copy 285 of 500. 100 illustrated mostly color plates on heavy stock, many with more than one image per plate, and all are color lithographs. An elegant production, backstrip and front covers lettered and decorated in gilt. Covers all three countries -- Denmark, Norway & Sweden. Text in German. Book plates of Kenneth Rapoport. White cloth, front cover gilt border panels. Near fine. 2 Vols. $200.00

18. Meissonier, Ernest.
The Exhibition Of The Works of Meissonier.
Paris & Philadelphia: Georges Petit & CH.-F Haseltine, 1893. First edition. 343 (3) pages. Folio, 35 x 27 cm. Limited edition, copy 5 of 50 on Japanese paper with etchings on parchment. Preface by Alexandre Dumas. Painter and sculptor famous for his depictions of Napoleon, his armies and military themes. He documented sieges and maneuvers and was the teacher of Édouard Detaille. Ruskin after viewing his work with a magnifying glass marveled at his manual dexterity and eye for minutiae. Text block disbound. Interior contents fresh and clean. Orig. tan wrappers. Very good. $300.00

19. Miro, Joan (Illustrator).
A Toute Epreuve.
New York: Braziller, 1984. Reprint edition. 33 x 25.5 cm. Reprint of the Paul Eluard and Gerald Cramer original, copy 75 with numerous colored wood-cuts by Miro. 22 page in Introduction in separate stiff wrapper publication by Anne Hyde Greet laid-in. As new. Orig. illustrated boards and printed wrappers in board chemise. Fine in fine slipcase. $195.00

[SIGNED] 20. Morgan, Barbara.
Martha Graham - Letter to the World (Kick).
Np: Np, 1980. Signed mount lower right recto "Barbara Morgan 1940", titled mount lower left recto, inscribed verso "Martha Graham-Letter to the World-1940-c. 1942/Barbara Morgan individually printed 1980", gelatin silver print, 10-1/4 x 13-1/2 inches.; mount, 16 x 20 inches.; black wood frame, 21 x 24 inches. Gift from the artist to the original owner who worked with Morgan (Provenance). The slight glow belongs to the amateur photographer who shot it not Ms. Morgan. Photo in glass covered wooden frame. Fine. $5,950.00

21. Oakeshott, Walter.
The Two Winchester Bibles.
Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1981. First edition. 149 pages. Folio, 51 x 36 cm. With twelve color plates, 192 black and white text illustrations. Limited edition, copy 384 of 1000. This work presents an exhaustive study of how two twelfth-century Winchester bibles were designed and produced. Appendices. Tables. Indexes. Printed by Eric Buckley. Orig. maroon linen cloth. Teg. Fine in fine beige linen slipcase. $425.00

[SIGNED] 22. Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso).
L'Art D'Aimer [The Art of Love] Traducion Originale De Joseph Griveaud * Gravures De Pierre-Yves Tremois.
Paris: Club du Livre, 1962. 229 pages. 33 x 26 cm. Limited edition, copy IV of XXV copies hors commerce reserved for the collaborators -- signed by Tremois. The second volume contains the additional set of 19 engravings with tissue guards, one in copper, all by Tremois. The latter, artist and sculptor, known for evocative works drawing in equal proportions on surrealism and science illustration, often combining graphic precision with flamboyant fantasy. Suite volume spine sunned. Full brown morocco, text volume cover lettered in gilt. Teg. Suite volume quarter brown morocco and boards. Both near fine in very good matching board slipcases. 2 Vols. $875.00

23. Parisot, Christian.
Modigliani Catalogue Raisonne Dessins Aquarelles Tome I.
Rome: Editions Graphis Arte, 1990. First edition. 364 pages. 29.5 x 24.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 657 of 2000. Text in French by Christian Parisot, Jeanne Modigliani & Fulvio Venturi. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white on high quality glossy stock. Bibliographie. Catalogue Raisonne. Orig. illustrated white boards. Fine in near fine dust wrapper nicked at head in very good illustrated publisher slipcase. $550.00

[MINIATURE PAINTING] 24. Piers, Harry.
Robert Field Portrait Painter in Oils, Miniature and Water-Colours and Engraver.
New York: Frederic Fairchild Sherman, 1927. First edition. 202 pages. 24 x 19 cm. Limited edition, one of 325 copies. Fifty three full page plates with descriptive text. With a "Descriptive Catalogue Of Field's Works." Diane Foskett, author of A Dictionary of British Miniature Painters (1972), calls Field was one of the best American miniaturists of his time. Interior contents clean. Bookplate of Kenneth Rapoport. Orig. black cloth spine read leather spine label printed in gilt and dark green boards. Very good. $90.00

[CHILDREN'S BOOKS] 25. Price, Luxor.
The Quoks.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1924. First edition. 63 pages. 30 x 23 cm. Six full page color plates and a host of full page illustrations in black and white, plus alphabet endpapers in black and white and color each letter with a distinctive design. Price was born in Cardiff, Wales, lived in Clinton Corners, NY, and exhibited two paintings on nursery rhyme-themed subjects. Noted for his quirky designs this effort qualifies. Two small spots back cover. Orig. maroon cloth with full color paper inset. Near fine. $390.00

[AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE] 26. Reagan, Oliver & Lewis Mumford (Editors).
American Architecture Of The Twentieth Century A Series Of Photographs And Measured Drawings Of Modern Civic, Commercial And Industrial Buildings.
New York: Architectural Book Publishing Co., Inc, 1927. First edition. Folio, 50 x 37 cm. The complete set. Two title pages and 140 full page plates of measured drawings and half tones. Buildings by York & Sawyer, A. L. Harmon, Raymond Hood (American Radiator Bldg.); Alfred Kahn (Ford Engineering Lab); Cass Gilbert; Cret, Zantzinger, Borie & c; Wm. Lee Woollett; B. G. Goodhue; John Mead Howells; Holabird & Root (333 North Michigan Ave.); Horace Trumbaure, Shreve & Lamb, etc. Preface by Lewis Mumford. A very important record of major buildings of the twenties. KARPEL B634. Lacks Mumford preface. Small library ink stamps at lower margins. Part one lacks small portion at lower right corner. Green cloth spine and gray boards. Very good. Parts 1-7 in 6 Vols. $695.00

COLOR THEORY] 27. Rosenstiehl, M.A.
Traite De La Couleur Au Point De Vue Physique, Physiologique Et Esthetique Comprenant l'expose de l'etat actuel de la question de L'harmonie des Couleurs. Deuxieme Edition, Revue et mise a jour par Julie Beaudeneau.
Paris: Dunod, 1934. Duxieme Edition. XV, 247 pages. 24 x 16 cm. Eight full page color lithograph plates, 53 text illustrations. Originally published 1913 that expands upon the author’s important brochure, Les premiers elements de la science de la couleur (Mulhouse, 1884) which had helped spread knowledge of Maxwell color disks, the adjustable colored discs, which when spun at high speed form a single color. Published at the height of Cubism it was inspiration for the color system of Julie Beaudeneau which, in turn, was used by Jacques Villon.” - [See] “A color bibliography,” Yale Lib. Gazette, July 1974, p. 45. BIRREN 560 (ed. of 1913). Text in French, bright and sharp. Backstrip slightly darkend. Alphabetical Index. Orig. beige cloth lettered in brown. Very good. $250.00

[ARCHITECTURE] 28. Lambert & Stahl [Lambert, Andre & Eduard Stahl].
Arbeiter-Wuhnungen: Einzelhauser fur eine Familie und Doppelhauser fur zwei und vier Familien in farbiger Darstellung Privat-und Gemeindebauten. [Private and Community Buildings]. Serie IV.
Berlin: Konrad Wittwer, 1891. No text. Folio, 41 x 31 cm. Sixty color lithograph plates printed recto only with black and white plans for each design -- one family, duplex and fourplex structures. -- luminous, quality lithographs in subtle tones. Kanter & Mohr, Buchhandling fur Architektur und Kunstgewerge label (Distributors) at title page and front cover, skillfully placed. OCLC notes two copies only. Plates clean and bright, slight front cover toning. Orig. three quarter brown morocco and board portfolio, spine stamped in gilt, three sets of cloth ties. Near fine. $1,100.00

[MINIATURE PAINTING] 29. Sherman, Frederic Fairchild.
John Ramage: A Biographical Sketch And A List Of His Portrait Miniatures.
New York: Privately Published, 1929. First edition. 25 text pages. 24 x 18.5 cm. Limited edition, one of 165 copies. Annotated and illustrated catalogue of 37 works. Portrait miniatures, multiple images per plate with lettered tissue tissue guards. List of Person's Pictured. Errata slip. Bookplate of Kenneth Rapoport. As new copy. Orig. tan cloth spine and blue boards in original glassine. Fine in matching fine blue box. $60.00

[CATALOGUE RAISONNE] 30. Stuart, Gilbert.
Gilbert Stuart An Illustrated Descriptive List of His Works.
New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1926. First edition. Folio, 32 1/2 x 23 cm. Seventy-three engraved portraits of George Washington. Compiled by Lawrence Park. With an Account of His Life by John Hill Morgan and Appreciation by Royal Cortissoz. A monumental undertaking, providing a Descriptive List of The Portraits by Gilbert Stuart as well as nearly 1000 black and white portraits. Park died before this work was published, but his labor of love was dedicated to a man who was also a social chronicler, the pictorial historian of characteristic figures in America's national life at a crucial moment. Catalogue Raisonne. FREITAG 9197. KARPEL H498. "A major and monumental work...." LUCAS p.195. Orig. navy cloth. Teg. Fine. 4 vols. $375.00

[SIGNED] 31. Wall, Bernhardt.
Greenwich Village Types Tenements & Temples.
New York: Berhardt Wall, (1920). Third State. Unpaginated. 28 x 21 cm. Twenty-one etched plates with tissue guards. Signed by wall and numbered "copy no. 12" in his hand on title page. The half title states "Limited to 50 copies," and Berhardt's introduction notes, "Big business is fast butting in on the outskirts of the Village. Soon the Montmarte of America will be a mere memory." Pencil note 'Etched Printed Bound by Bernhardt Wall Dec 31 1921" and signed by him. This third state printed 1921. The etchings depict Greenwich Village buildings, characters, and street life. "An interesting pictorial presentation of 'the Monmartre of America' an area in Manhattan long frequented by authors, artists, and students"-- WEBER p.31. Nick to backstrip head. Orig. brown cloth and brown boards with watercolored title label (possibly from the original wrapper). Near fine. $2,225.00

33. [SIGNED] _____.
One Midnight With Roosevelt.
New York: Berhardt Wall, 1922. First edition. Unpaginated. 28 x 21 cm. Eighteen etched plates in colored inks on wove paper with tissue guards. Signed by Wall, copy 7 of 250. Berhardt details his delightful evening accompanied by Admiral Charles D. Sigsbee and Monsignor John P. Chidwick (commander and chaplain of the battleship Maine) had with Theodore Roosevelt on Decoration Day, 1917, at Oyster Bay -- WEBER. p.32. One etching of Roosevelt herein "Sketched at a Rough Riders' Luncheon, San Diego, Calif. 1915." Interior bright and fresh. Wall wrote, designed, printed, cut, sewed, and bound many of his books himself including this one. Spine slightly rubbed toward head. Orig. light tan cloth and brown boards, front cover paper label. Very good. $950.00

[AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE] 34. Ware, William Rotch.
The Georgian Period Vols. 1-6 Being photographs and measured drawings of Colonial work with text.
New York: U.P.C. Book Company, 1923. 36 x 25.5 cm. 454 plates. Preface to the Revised Edition. List of Contributing Architects and Draughtmen. List of Parts. Numerical Chronology. Alphabetical Chronology. Alphabetical List of Plates. Geographical Index. Subject-Index of Plates. Table of Contents. A host of measured drawings to scale and numerous illustrations in the text. The author, an educator and the founder of the schools of architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Columbia University. A towering work and long been regarded as the standard authority on Colonial architecture. Vol. I without cloth tie, balance all with cloth ties and interior flaps. save Vol. VI which lacks the front tie. Minor rubbing to spines head and foot. Nick to spine Vol. II. Interiors clean and bright printed on semi-gloss stock. Orig. quarter brown and cloth and brown boards. Very good. 6 Vols. $695.00

[MINIATURE PAINTING] 35. Williamson, George Charles.
Andrew & Nathaniel Plimer Miniature Painters Their Lives and their Works.
London: George Bell & Sons, 1903. First edition. 163 pages. 31.5 x 24 cm. Limited edition, copy 211 of 325 bound in Lady Margaret Critchton-Stuart Hand-Loom linen. Title page printed in red and black. Multitude of full page miniatures with multiple images per plate plus lettered tissue guards. Index. The two brothers were originally apprenticed as clock makers. Interior contents clean, fresh and bright. Slight nick to spine at foot. Bookplate of Kenneth Rapoport. Pebble grained slate blue cloth spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Teg. Very good. $200.00