Modern Books and Manuscripts
MORRIS William (1900)
Architecture and History. A Paper read before the Society for the Protection of Ancient BuildingsEnquire
First edition. 8vo., original linen-backed grey boards, lettered in black slightly soiled and scuffed at edges, uncut. London, Printed by the Chiswick Press for Longmans & Co.
TOKLAS, Alice B (1958)
Aromas and Flavors of Past and PresentEnquire
With introduction and comments by Poppy Cannon. First edition. 8vo., original red cloth backed blue boards, gilt lettering on spine, dust jacket, slightly worn at very edges but generally a very good copy. New York, Harper Brothers.
BURROUGHS William S., et al.; BERNER Jeff. General Editor.; HAUSMANN Raoul.; GINSNBERG Allen.; MCLUHAN Marshall (1966)
Astronauts of Inner-Space: An International Collection of Avant-Garde Activity. 17 Manifestoes, Artciles, Letters, 28 Poems & 1 Filmscript.Enquire
First edition. 8vo., original publishers wrappers, illustrated title-page.
San Francisco, Stolen Paper Reviews.
LANG Andrew (1898)
Aucassin and Nicolette.Enquire
Done into English by Andrew Lang. Fifth edition, one of 100 copies on hand made paper, signed by the publisher. 8vo., contemporary brown morocco by Zaehnsdorf, both covers decorated in gilt with wide art-nouveau border of stylized poppies and lilies on a field of gilt dots, smooth spine lettered in two panels and decorated with similar floral devices, endpaper turn-ins decorated similarly, with lily-pad devices. London, David Nutt.
HILL Octavia 1838 -1912. Housing and social reformer (1895)
Autograph Letter Signed to "Mrs Seymour" containing some logistics relating to her work, appointing a man to a job, and mentioning how busy she is ("I have little time for correspondence"),Enquire
2 pages 8vo with integral blank leaf, 190 Marylebone Road, 25 May
GROPIUS Walter.; MOHOLY-NAGY Laszlo.; SCHLEMMER Oskar (1925)
BauhausbÜcher 4. Die BÜhne im BauhausEnquire
Folding coloured plan, numerous illustrations. First edition. Small 4to., original pictorial wrappers after a design by Oskar Schlemmer, rebound with new endpapers in full brown crushed morocco signed Zaehnsdorf, lettered in silver, thin rule in silver at top and lower margins of the front board, the top board lettered in silver 'Ashley Dukes 50' the silver oxidised. Munich, Albert Langen Verlag.
McLure and MacDonald Co, Glasgow (1896)
Big Class cutters, Meteor II and an unidentified other.Enquire
2 large format photographs, in substantial original dark wood frames, each 720 x 615 mm within mount, signed in ink on the second photograph lower right "McLure MacDonald & Co. Glasgow". c.
ROSSETTI Dante Gabriel.; TAYLOR Isaac (1835)
Boydell's Illustrations of Holy Writ: being a Series of Nearly One Hundred Copper-Plate Engravings from Original Drawings by Isaac Taylor, Junior.Enquire
Illustrations. Third edition. Tall 8vo., original brown cloth over green paper boards, printed paper label. London, Allan Bell and Co.