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1 BEWICK, Thomas; John W. Borden; Janet S. Krueger. Thomas Bewick & the Fables of Aesop. History of the Fables ... With an original leaf from the first edition (1818) of The Fables of Aesop and …one of BEWICK'S original wood engravings.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1983. 1983 
// Series: Book Club of California, no. 175. Tall 8vo. 58 pp. Original brown papered boards with printed white spine label, plain off-white dust-jacket. Fine. LIMITED EDITION of 518 numbered copies, printed by Jack Stauffacher of The Greenwood Press. Contains an original leaf from the 1818 first edition of Bewick's Fables of Aesop and new impressions from the original blocks of Bewick's wood engravings for The Boar and the Ass. Full title: Thomas Bewick & the Fables of Aesop. Biographical Sketch ... History of the Fables ... With an original leaf from the first edition (1818) of The Fables of Aesop and a new impression from one of BEWICK'S original wood engravings. First Edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 HéMARD, Joseph (1880-1961). Joseph Hémard; Autobiographié… par Lui-Même. Lettre-préface de Georges Grappe. Portrait d'Hémard par Hémard.
Paris: Henry Babou, 1928. 1928 
Artistes du livre, 3. Sm. 4to. 42, [3] pp. Facs., 16 leaves of plates. Original printed wrappers; spine replaced with green cloth. Bookplate of Vance Gerry. Several library rubber-stamps. Very good. Limited Edition of 750 copies (50 being deluxe). 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 HUGHES, Ted. Football: a new narrative poem.
(Neatham Mill, Holybourne, Alton, England): Published by Clarion Press, 1995. 1995 
1st edition. Illustrated with 13 full-color pictures by Christopher Battye. A 36-line, nine-stanza poem, one stanza and one picture to each fold of this unusual concertina production. LIMITED EDITION of 499 copies. Colophon inscribed by printer to Vance Gerry, Pasadena. The regular edition was signed by Hughes & Battye and this one is not signed as it is a printer's specimen. Printed card laid-in. Sagar and Tabor A113. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 [MARTY, A.E.] Jean Dulac. André-E. Marty. étude par Jean Dulac; Lettre-préface de Gérard d'Houville, Portrait par Dunoyer de Segonzac.
Paris: Henry Babou, 1930. 1930 
Artistes du livre, 12. Sm. 4to. 38, [7] pp. 12 leaves of plates (folding facs. of letter. Original printed wrappers; spine replaced with black cloth. Bookplate of Vance Gerry; numerous ink-stamps on verso of plates. Very good. Limited Edition of 750 copies. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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