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cover of Raphael Tuck First Steps Picture Book

[Raphael Tuck] Little Folks’ First Steps Picture Book

(circa 1920)

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Children's BooksTwentieth Century

frontispiece by Romeyn de Hooghe in first illustrated edition of La Fontaine Contes

Jean de La Fontaine Contes et nouvelles en vers

1685

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LiteratureSeventeenth Century

Inscription in Verhaeren's hand

Emile Verhaeren Les Aubes

(1898)

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First EditionsInscribed

cover of Kundera Une rencontre

Milan Kundera Une rencontre

(2009)

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First EditionsLiterature

binding of Voyage pictoresque de Paris

Antoine-Nicolas Dezallier d'Argenville Voyage pictoresque de Paris

1749

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Eighteenth CenturyParis

pochoir plate from portfolio Idées by Jacques Camus

Jacques Camus Idées

(1922)

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Art DecoPochoir

cover design by Josef Hoffmann for Wiener Werkstätte Almanach

Wiener Werkstätte Almanach

(1911)

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Applied & DecorativeWiener Werkstätte

vellum binding of Erasmus Adagia

Erasmus Adagia

1603

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Early PrintingSeventeenth Century

detail Scribe by Maurice Jacno

Marcel Jacno Scribe

(1936)

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Trade CataloguesTypography

cover by Pierre Falize for a Farman trade catalogue

[Trade Catalogue] L’Avion “Sport Farman”

(circa 1919)

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AviationTrade Catalogues

plate by Matthaeus Greuter for Speckle Architectura

Daniel Speckle Architectura von Vestungen

1608

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ArchitectureEarly Printing

cover of Tropismes by Nathalie Sarraute

Nathalie Sarraute Tropismes

1939

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First EditionsLiterature

colour plate from Kling-Klang Gloria

Heinrich Lefler - Josef Urban Kling-Klang Gloria

1907

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Art NouveauChildren's Books

title-page of first edition of Voltaire Commentaire historique

Voltaire Commentaire historique

1776

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Early PrintingEighteenth Century

pochoir plate by Guinegault for Quatre impressions arabes

Georges Pierre Guinegault Quatre impressions arabes

(1925)

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OrientalismPochoir

double page of Michaux Lobe des monstres

Henri Michaux Le Lobe des monstres

1944

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First EditionsLiterature

title-page of Nathaniel Hawthorne La Femme au pilori

Nathaniel Hawthorne La Femme au pilori

1856

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LiteraturePirated Editions

detail of trade catalogue of furrier Simon

[Simon Frères] Fourrures

1927

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FashionTrade Catalogues

illustration from Meksin Exhibition catalogue of Children's Books and Children's Art Works of Japan

Yakov Meksin Vystavka detskoi knigi i detskogo tvorchestva Yaponii

1928

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Exhibition CatalogueRussia

View of Florence in Cini Pompa Funerale

Giovanni Battista Cini Descritione della Pompa funerale

1574

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Early PrintingItaly

dust jacket of The Woodcut of Today at Home and Abroad

Geoffrey Holme The Woodcut of To-Day at Home and Abroad

1927

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ArtTwentieth Century

title-page signed of Henry van de Velde Max Elskamp

Henry van de Velde La formation poétique de Max Elskamp

(1934)

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Private PressTwentieth Century

decorated cloth binding of Dorothea Hollins The Veiled Figure

Dorothea Hollins The Veiled Figure

1895

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LiteratureWomen

original lithographed plate by Spilliaert for Les Plaisirs d'hiver

Léon Spilliaert Plaisirs d'hiver

1918

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Artists' BooksChildren's Books

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