Welcome to the first draft of our first booklist. The focus is on illustrated books from the period 1860 to 1910, predominantly, in the following subject areas: Art & Design; Books About Books and Printing; Early Geological Surveys of North America; Exploration of Ocean, Polar, and Tropical Regions; Expositions and World’s Fairs; Oddities and Scientific Marvels; Races and Nations of Mankind; White Mountains and New Hampshire History.
Links in the booklist allow you to view a selection of illustrations culled from the Internet Archive and posted to Anita’s tumblr site. You are also invited to examine individual titles in person. Contact Anita at 603-522-6529 prior to your visit (please give 24 hour’s notice) and she will set aside items for you from our list. (Prices forthcoming. Meanwhile, ask for a quote.)
The art and book gallery located in a room off the bead shop contains a separate (unlisted) browsing collection of more recent books marked at discounted prices. New titles are added weekly. Hours are 10-5 (12-5 on Sundays); Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
ABBOTT, KATHERINE M. Old Paths and Legends of the New England Border: Connecticut – Deerfield – Berkshire. New York: Putnam, 1907. 408 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/old-paths )
AINSWORTH, WILLIAM. The Earth Delineated with Pen and Pencil. London: Charles Griffin & Co., 1870. 820pp. All edges gilt. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/earth-delineated )
ALLEN, CHARLES DEXTER. American Book-Plates, a Guide to Their Study. London: George Bell & Sons, 1895. 437 pp. (illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/American-book-plates ) Has bookplate of Amos Tuck French of Tuxedo Park. NYT 25 November 1914 publishes headline: “Amos Tuck French Divorcee Marries.” Article informs: “NY banker weds Miss Martha C Beeckman – engagement unannounced. First wife was miss Leroy. Divorce followed elopement of a daughter with chauffeur. Bride sister of Governor-elect Beeckman.” Prior ownership also by Francis Ormand French, President of the Manhattan Trust Co. Born 12 September 1837 in Chester, NH.
AUDSLEY, GEORGE ASHDOWN. Keramic Art of Japan. London: Henry Souhern & Co., 1881. 304 pp. 32 plates. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/keramic )
BAKER, S. W. Exploration of the Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia. Hartford: O. D. Case, 1868. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/nile-tributaries )
BARTLETT, W. H. The Nile Boat: or, Glimpses of the Land of Egypt. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. 218 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/nile-boat ) Spine missing; Decorated boards detached. First American edition.
BIART, LUCIEN. Adventures of a Young Naturalist. NY: Harper, 1871. 491 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/search/young+naturalist )
BOSSERT, HELMUTH THEODORE. An Encyclopaedia of Colour Decoration from the Earliest Times to the Middle of the XIXth Century. Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1928. With sticker for F.R. Sheffield affixed to title page, covering the original publisher. 34 pp. text. 120 color plates. Bookplate of architect Albert Kahn. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/colour-decoration )
BOSSERT, HELMUTH THEODORE. Ornament in Applied Art. NY: E. Weyhe, 1924. Folio. 122 full-page color plates. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Ornament-in-Applied-Art )
BRINKLEY, FRANK. Japan Described and Illustrated by the Japanese. Boston: J. B. Millet, 1897/1898. Folio. 2 volumes. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Japan-Described-and-Illustrated )
BLAINE, JAMES G. Columbus and Columbia: A Pictorial History of the Man and the Nation Embracing a Review of Our Country’s Progress, a Complete History of America, a New Life of Columbus, and an Illustrated Description of the Great Columbian Exposition. NY: Hunt & Eaton, 1892. 832pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Columbus-%26-Columbia ) Front cover detached; back cover absent. Contains 12 chromolithographs and a fold-out map of Chicago. Great Columbian Exposition aka Chicago World’s Fair.
BURGESS, THORNTON W. The Burgess Bird Book for Children. Illustrated by Louis Agassiz Fuertes. Boston: Little, Brown, 1921. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/burgess-bird )
CAPES, ALFRED. The Old and New Churches of London. London: J. Bumpus, 1880. First edition. Small Folio. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/churches-of-london )
CHAMPNEY, ELIZABETH W. Three Vassar Girls in the Holy Land. Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1892. 272 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/champney ) Lovely chromolithographed cover. Numerous b&w illustrations in text. Some full-page.
CHARTON, M. EDOUARD. Voyageurs Anciens et Modernes. 1st and 2d Volumes. Paris: Aux Bureaux du Magasin Pittoresque, 1854. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/voyageurs-anciens-1-and-2 ) Two volumes bound together.
CHARTON, M. EDOUARD. Voyageurs Anciens et Modernes. 3rd and 4th Volumes. Paris: Aux Bureaux du Magasin Pittoresque, 1855. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/voyageurs-anciens-3-and-4 ). Two volumes bound together.
COMBS, WILLIAM. Doctor Syntax’s Three Tours: In Search of the Picturesque, of Consolation, and of a Wife. London: Chatto & Windus, 1895. 354 pp. Contains eighty full-page illustrations drawn and colored after the originals by Thomas Rolandson. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Dr.-Syntax )
DELAMOTTE, F. The Signist’s Book of Modern Alphabets; Plain and Ornamental, Ancient and Mediaeval, From the Eighth to the Twentieth Century, With Numerals. Chicago: Frederick J. Drake, 1906. ( illustrations: )
DOBBINS, FRANK S. Story of the World’s Worship. Chicago: The Dominion Company, 1901. 758 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/worlds-worship )
DODGE, RICHARD IRVING. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-Three Years’ Personal Experience Among the Red Men of the Great West. Hartford, CT: A. D. Worthington, 1885. 653 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/our-wild )
DOMENECH, EMMANUEL H. D. Seven Years’ Residence in the Great Deserts of North America. London: Longman, 1860. 2 volumes. Illustrated by tinted “chromoxylographic” plates. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/deserts-of-North-America )
DRESSER, CHRISTOPHER. Principles of Decorative Design. London: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, 1875. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Principles-of-Decorative-Design )
DURUY, VICTOR. History of Rome, and of the Roman People, From its Origin to the Establishment of the Christian Empire. Translated by W. F. Clarke. Boston: Dana Estes and Charles E. Lauriat, 1884. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/history-of-rome ). “Containing Over Three Thousand Engravings, One Hundred Maps and Plans, and Numerous Chromo-Lithographs.” Verso of title page states: Edition de Grand Luxe. “This edition, printed on Japanese Vellum Paper, is strictly limited to 250 numbered and registered copies, which are sold to subscribers for complete sets only. This is Copy No. 64.” A beautiful set of 16 volumes (each of 8 volumes split into two) bound in red half-leather with marbled paper boards and endpapers.
DYER, GEORGE. History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge including Notices of the Founders and Eminent Men. Illustrated by a Series of Engravings. London: Longman, 1814. Volume II only. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/colleges-of-cambridge )
EGAN, PIERCE. Tom & Jerry: Life in London or The Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and his Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom in Their Rambles and Sprees Through the Metropolis. London: Chatto & Windus, 1881. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/tom-and-jerry ) Contains 36 “aquatint” colored plates and 21 engravings by Isaac Robert and George Cruikshank, Sr.
EVERITT, GRAHAM. English Caricaturists and Graphic Humorists of the Nineteenth Century. How They Illustrated and Interpreted Their Times. London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1886. First Edition. (illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/English-Charicaturists ) Cover shows significant wear.
FLEETWOOD, JOHN. The Life of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. London: George Virtue, 1867. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/life-of-christ ) Ex-library copy. Engraved illustrations have beautiful decorative borders.
FORRESTER, MARK (editor). Forrester’s Pictorial Miscellany for the Family Circle. Boston: F. & G. C. Rand, 1855. 336 pp. “100 Illustrations.” ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Pictorial-Miscellany )
FOWLER, O. S. Creative and Sexual Science; Including Manhood, Womanhood, and their Mutual Inter-relations; Love, its Laws, Power, etc. Philadelphia: National Publishing Co., 1870. 930 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/sexual-science ) Covers detached and spine lacking but contents good.
FOX, JOHN. Revised by CHARLES A. GOODRICH. Book of Martyrs. Hartford, CT: Edwin Hunt, 1851. 597 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/book-of-martyrs )
FUCHS, EDUARD. Die Frau in Karikatur. Munich: Albert Langen, 1906. German language ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/die-frau )
GELL, WILLIAM. Pompeiana: The Topography, Edifices and Ornaments of Pompeii. London: G. H. Bohn, 1852. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Pompeiana ). Pages disbound but all present along with original decorative cloth binding.
GERLACH, MARTIN. Das Alte Buch und Seine Ausstattung. Vom XV. bis sum XIX. Jahrhundert: Buchdruk, Buchschmuck und Einbande, 1915. German language. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Das-Alte-Buch )
GODBEY, A. H. Stanley in Africa – The Paladin of the Nineteenth Century. Standard Publishing Co., 1889. 612 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Stanley-in-Africa )
GOLDSMITH, ELIZABETH EDWARDS. Life Symbols as Related to Sex Symbolism; A Brief Study Into the Origin and Significance of Certain Symbols Which Have Been Found in All Civilizations. Putnam, 1924. First edition. 455 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/life-symbols )
GOUDY, FREDERIC W. The Alphabet; Fifteen Interpretative Designs. New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1918. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Goudy-alphabet ) Copy is third edition printed April 1926.
GREELEY, HORACE. The Great Industries of the United States. Hartford: J. B. Burr & Hyde, 1873. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/great-industries )
GRISWOLD, RUFUS W. The Illustrated Book of Christian Ballads and Other Poems. Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1844. 164 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/christian-ballads )
HALE, EDWARD EVERETT. A Family Flight Through France, Germany, Norway and Switzerland. Boston: D. Lothrop, 1881. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/flight-through-france )
HALE, EDWARD EVERETT. The Great American Book of Biography: Illustrious Americans; Their Lives and Great Achievements. Philadelphia: International Publishing Co., 1896. 737 pp.(illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/illustrious-americans )
HALE, SUSAN. A Family Flight Through Spain. Boston: D. Lothrop, 1886. 360 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/flight-through-spain )
HARTWIG, GEORG. The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar and Equatorial Regions of the Globe. Two Volumes in One. Springfield, Mass., C. A. Nichols, 1874. 811 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/polar-and-tropical )
HARTWIG, GEORG. The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar and Equatorial Regions of the Globe. Two Volumes in One. Springfield, Mass., C. A. Nichols, 1875. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/polar-and-tropical )
HARTWIG, GEORG. The Sea and its Living Wonders. London: Longman, Green, Longmand and Roberts, 1861. 427 pp. Color frontis with 11 further color plates by the “chromoxylographic” process. Second edition. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/marvels-of-the-deep )
HARTWIG, GEORG. The Subterranean World. London: Longmans, 1875. 522 pp. Third edition. Contains 80 woodcuts. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/subterranean-world )
HAYDEN, F. V. The Great West: Its Attractions and Resources. C. R. Brodix. 528 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/great-west )
HAYDEN, F. V. Twelfth Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories: A Report of Progress of the Exploration in Wyoming and Idaho for the Year 1878 in Two Parts. Washington: GPO, 1883. Described as “first and best scientific report of Yellowstone.” (illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/USGS-Wyoming-and-Idaho )
HEADLEY, J. T. The Illustrated Life of Washington. New York: G. & F. Bill, 1860. 528 pp. (illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/life-of-washington ) Numerous hand-colored plates.
HEMPEL, WALTHER. Methods of Gas Analysis. London: Macmillan, 1892. 384 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/gas-analysis )
HITCHCOCK, RIPLEY. The Art of the World. . . The World’s Columbian Exposition. New York: D. Appleton, 1895. Two volumes. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/art-of-the-world ) Oversized and extremely heavy. Front and rear boards detached on both volumes. Illustrated by photogravures and typogravures.
HODGKIN, JOHN ELIOT. Rariora; Being Notes of Some of the Printed Books, Manuscripts, Historical Documents, Medals, Engravings, Pottery, Etc., Etc. Collected (1858-1900). London: Sampson Low, Marston & co., 1902. Three volumes. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/rariora ) Printed on thick Van Gelder paper. Illustrations (of which many are in colors) in photogravure, three-color process, autotype, half-tone, relief and woodcut. Bound in art canvas. Only 505 copies printed. [RESERVED]
HOLME, CHARLES. The Art of the Book: A Review of Some Recent European and American Work. London: The Studio Ltd., 1914 ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/art-of-the-book )
Homes of American Authors; Comprising Anecdotal, Personal and Descriptive Sketches. New York: G. P. Putnam, 1853. 367 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Homes-of-American-Authors )
Important Events of the Century… Illustrations and Descriptions of the Great Centennial Exhibition at Philidelphia… New York: United States Central Publishing Company, 1878. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/important-events ) The archive illustrations are from the 1876 and 1877 editions. This copy is the 1878 edition and it has, in my opinion, the best illustrations of the three.
JACKSON, MASON. The Pictorial Press; Its Origin and Progress. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1885. 363 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/pictorial-press )
JAMES, GEORGE WHARTON. In & Around the Grand Canyon: The Grand Canyon of the Colorado River in Arizona. Boston: Little, Brown, 1900. 341 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/around-grand-canyon )
JEFFERIES, RICHARD. The Pageant of Summer. With a Preface by Thomas Coke Watkins. Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1909. ‘Vest Pocket’ Series. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/pageant-of-summer )
JOHNSON, CLIFTON. A Book of Country Clouds and Sunshine. Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1897. 213 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/country-sunshine )
JOHNSTON, HARRY. The Living Races of Mankind: A Popular Illustrated Account of the Customs, Habits, Pursuits, Feasts and Ceremonies. New York: Charles L. Bowman. Two Volumes. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/living-races )
KANE, ELISHA KENT. Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, ’54, ’55. Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1858. Two volumes. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/arctic+exploration )
KANE, ELISHA KENT. Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, ’54, ’55. Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1858. Volume II only. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/arctic+exploration )
KIRBY, MARY. The Sea and Its Wonders. London: T. Nelson, 1899. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/sea-and-its-wonders )
KNAPP, ANDREW. The Newgate Calendar; Comprising Interesting Memoirs of the Most Notorious Characters Who Have Been Convicted of Outrages on the Laws of England Since the Commencement of the Eighteenth Century. London: J. Robins and Co., 1824. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/newgate ) Volume I. only. Covers and initial pages detached but all present.
KNOX, THOMAS W. Adventures of Two Youths in a Journey to Ceylon and India. (The Boy Travellers in the Far East Part Third). New York: Harper, 1900. 483 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/boy-travellers-ceylon )
KNOX, THOMAS W. The Boy Travellers in Mexico. New York: Harper, 1890. 552 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/boy-travellers-mexico )
DE KUBINYI, VICTOR. As We Are. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1929. First edition. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/as-we-are ) In protected dust jacket. Signed by De Kubinyi on a small sheet of monogramed stationary tipped to front endpaper: “Victor de Kubinyi 126 E. 29th St. N.Y.C.”
KUNZ, GEORGE FREDERICK. The Curious Lore of Precious Stones. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1913. 406 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/curious-lore )
KUNZ, GEORGE FREDERICK. The Magic of Jewels & Charms. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1915. 422 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/magic-of-jewels )
LACKLAND, WILLIAM. Meteors, Aerolites, Storms and Atmospheric Phenomena. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1886. 324 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/aerolites )
LACROIX, PAUL. Les Arts au Moyen Age et a l’Epoque de la Renaissance. Paris: Firmin, 1871. 548 pp. (illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Arts-in-the-MIddle-Ages ) French language. Has 19 tissue-guarded chromolithographs by Kellerhoven and hundreds of wood engravings.
LACROIX, PAUL. Les Arts au Moyen Age et a l’Epoque de la Renaissance. Paris: Firmin, 1877. 576 pp. (illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Arts-in-the-MIddle-Ages ) French language. Front cover detached but present. 20 chromolithographs and hundreds of wood engravings.
LACROIX, PAUL. The Arts in the Middle Ages and at the Period of the Renaissance. London: Chapman and Hall, 1870. 520 pp. (illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Arts-in-the-MIddle-Ages ) Half-leather binding with marbled paper boards. All edges gilt. 19 chromolithograph plates and 400 wood engravings.
LACROIX, PAUL. The Arts in the Middle Ages and at the Period of the Renaissance. Frederick Ungar, 1964. Reprint of London: Chapman and Hall, 1875. (illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Arts-in-the-MIddle-Ages )
LACROIX, PAUL. Science and Literature in the Middle Ages, and at the Period of the Renaissance. Bickers and Son, 1878. 552 pp. with 400 engravings on wood. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/science-and-literature ) Please note that the edition shown in the archive is the 1877 French language edition which contains chromolithographic plates. The English language edition offered for sale was published without the chromolithographs but the black and white engravings are the same.
LEHMANN, K. B. Atlas and Principles of Bacteriology Part I. – Atlas. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders, 1901. (illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/atlas-of-bacteriology )
LOCKHART, J. G. Ancient Spanish Ballads; Historical and Romantic. London: John Murray, 1856. 250 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/ancient-Spanish-ballads ) Please note that illustrations are from the 1842 edition and differ from this later edition dated 1856.
LOFTIE, W. J. Lessons in the Art of Illuminating. London: Blackie and son, 1884. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Loftie-illuminating )
LOFTON, GEORGE A. Character Sketches; or, The Blackboard Mirror. Nashville: Southwestern Publishing, 1890. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/blackboard-mirror )
LOUANDRE, CHARLES. Les Arts Somptuaires. Histoire du Costume et de L’Ameublement. Planches du V au XIV Siecle. Tome Premier. Paris: Hangard-Mauge, 1858. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/arts-somptuaires ) [RESERVED]
LUBBOCK, JOHN. The Origin of Civilization and the Primitive Condition of Man: Mental and Social Conditions of Savages. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1902. “Sixth Edition with Numerous Additions.” (illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/primitive-condition )
LUBKE, WILHELM. Geschichte De Architektur. Leipzig: Seemann, 1870. 802 pp. German language. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/geschichte-der-architektur )
MARCH, DANIEL. Our Father’s House, or the Unwritten Word. Philadelphia: Zeigler, McCurdy & Co., 1870. 560pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/unwritten-word )
MEYER, FRANZ SALES. A Handbook of Ornament. New York: The Architectural Book Publishing Co., 1900. 548 pp. First American edition. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/meyer-ornament )
MILNER, VINCENT W. Paganism, Popery, and Christianity; or, The Blessing of an Open Bible. Boston: L.P. Crown & Co., 1855. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/paganism )
MOORE, THOMAS. Lalla Rookh, An Oriental Romance. Illustrated with engravings from drawings of eminent artists. London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1853. 392 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/oriental-romance ) Has 13 engraved plates including the title page.
Old Woman and Pig. (Indestructible Pleasure-Books with Colored Figures). New York: Sheldon & Co., approx. 1856-1862. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/indestructible-pleasure )
OSBURN, WILLIAM. Ancient Egypt, Her Testimony to the Truth of the Bible. London: Samuel Bagster, 1846. 242 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Egypt-her-testimony )
Our Boys’ and Girls’ Tour Around the World. Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1884. 489 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/tour-around-the-world )
OWEN, DAVID DALE. Report of a Geological Survey of Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota; and Incidentally of a Portion of Nebraska Territory Made Under Instructions from the United States Treasury Department. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1852. 638 pp plus plates and maps. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/survey-of-wisconsin )
Photographic View Album of London. Photographed and Printed by Valentine & Sons. Dundee. n.d. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/London-views )
PIGOT, RICHARD (editor). Moral Emblems with Aphorisms, Adages, and Proverbs of All Ages and Nations from Jacob Cats and Robert Farlie. New York: Appleton, 1860. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Moral-Emblems )
POWELL, J. W. First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology 1879-’80. Washington: GPO, 1881. 589pp. + index. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/first-ethnology )
POWELL, J. W. Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology 1882-’83. Washington: GPO, 1886. 521 pp. + index. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/fourth-ethnology )
PYLE, HOWARD. The Wonder Clock: Or, Four & Twenty Marvelous Tales, Being One for Each Hour of the Day. New York: Harper, 1888. First edition. Rebound. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/wonder-clock )
RETZSCH, MORITZ. Illustrations of Goethe’s Faust. Engraved by Henry Moses. London: Tilt and Bogue. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/faust )
RUSKIN, JOHN. The Stones of Venice. Volume the Second. The Sea-Stories. London: Smith, Elder, 1853. Top edge gilt. (illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/stones-of-venice )
RUSKIN, JOHN. The Stones of Venice. Volume the Second. The Sea-Stories. London: Smith, Elder, 1874. Top edge gilt. (illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/stones-of-venice )
RUSKIN, JOHN. The Stones of Venice. Volume the Third. The Fall. London: Smith, Elder, 1853. Top edge gilt. (illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/stones-of-venice )
RUSKIN, JOHN. The Stones of Venice. Volume the Third. The Fall. London: Smith, Elder, 1874. Top edge gilt. (illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/stones-of-venice )
SANDHURST, P. T. The Table Book of Art; A History of Art in All Countries and Ages. “Superbly Illustrated by the Finest Engravings on Steel and Wood.” New York: Worthington. 248 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/table-book-of-art )
SANDHURST, P. T. The Table Book of Art; A History of Art in All Countries and Ages. “Superbly Illustrated by the Finest Engravings on Steel and Wood.” Philadelphia: P. W. Ziegler, 1878.( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/table-book-of-art )
Scenic Gems of the White Mountains. [Cover Title: The Grandeur of the White Mountains] Portland, Maine: G. W. Morris, 1900. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/scenic-gems )
SCHROTER, L. Flore Coloriee Portative du Touriste Dans Les Alpes. Zurich: Albert Raustein, 1904. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/flore-coloriee ) Contains 24 color plates and two black and white plates. Book has original dust jacket in clear protective cover. Dust jacket chipped along top edge.
SHAW, HENRY. A Handbook of the Art of Illumination, as Practised During the Middle Ages. London: Bell and Daldy, 1866. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/art-of-illumination )
SHEPP, JAMES W. Shepp’s World’s Fair Photographed. Being a Collection of Original Copyrighted Photographs Authorized and Permitted by the Management of the World’s Columbian Exposition. Chicago, IL: Globe Bible Publishing Co., 1893. 528 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Shepps-worlds-fair )
SIDNEY, MARGARET. Five Little Peppers and How They Grew. Boston: Lothrop, 1881. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/sidney ) Pages are age toned. Lovely dirt-smudged chromolithographed cover.
Souvenir of Scotland: Its Cities, Lakes, and Mountains. London: T. Nelson, 1890. 120 chromolithographic views. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Souvenir-of-Scotland ) Damage to cover. Missing chromo at frontis of “The Fourth Bridge.”
Souvenir of Scotland: Its Cities, Lakes, and Mountains. London: T. Nelson, 1896. 120 chromolithographic views. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/Souvenir-of-Scotland )
SPENCER, P. R. [Sons of]. New Spencerian Compendium of Penmanship. New York: Ivison Blakeman and Co., 1887. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/new-spencerian-compendium ) SOLD
STEPHENS, C. A. The Knockabout Club Along the Shore. The Adventures of a Party of Young Men on a Trip From Boston to the Land of the Midnight Sun. Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1883. 240 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/knockabout-shore )
STEPHENS, C. A. The Knockabout Club in the Tropics. The Adventures of a Party of Young Men in New Mexico, Mexico, and Central America. Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1883. 240 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/search/knockabout+tropics )
STEPHENS, C. A. The Knockabout Club in the Woods. The Adventures of Six Young Men in the Wilds of Maine and Canada. Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1882. 239 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/knockabout-woods )
The Strathmore Quality Deckle Edge Bookpapers. Volume I. Series 49. Issued 15 October 1906. Mittineague, Mass.: Mittineague Paper Co., 1906. 119 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/strathmore )
STURGEON, MARY. Westminster Abbey: Its Memories and Its Message. With an etched Frontispiece and fifteen drawings by Louis Weirter. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1921. 222 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/westminster-abbey )
SWEDENBORG, EMANUEL. Conjugial Love and its Chaste Delights; Also, Adulterous Love and its Sinful Pleasures. New York: American Swedenborg Printing and Publishing Society, 1860.
TALMAGE, T. DEWITT. From Manger to Throne, Embracing a New Life of Jesus the Christ and a History of Palestine and Its People. New York: Christian Herald, 1893. 544 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/manger-to-throne )
TALMAGE, T. DEWITT. The Pathway of Life. Philadelphia, PA: Historical Publishing Co., 1894. 544 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/pathway-of-life )
TYLER, JOSIAH. Livingstone Lost and Found; or, Africa and Its Explorers. Hartford, CT: Mutual Publishing Co., 1873. 782 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/livingstone-lost )
VAN DERVOORT, J. W. The Water World. New York: Union Publishing House, 1886. 512 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/water-world )
VAN RENSSELAER, Mrs. JOHN KING. Prophetical, Educational and Playing Cards. Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co., 1912. 302 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/prophetical-cards )
VERNE, JULES. The Exploration of the World. (Celebrated Travels and Travellers.) London:Sampson, Low, Marston, 1882. 432 pp. Illustrated by Benet and Phillippoteaux. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/exploration-of-the-world )
WEIR, JAMES. Religion and Lust; or, The Psychical Correlation of Religious Emotion and Sexual Desire. Chicago: Chicago Medical Book Co., 1905. ( title page/table of contents: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/religion-and-lust )
WESTWOOD, JOHN OBADIAH. Fac-Similes of the Miniatures & Ornaments of Anglo-Saxon & Irish Manuscripts. London: Quartich, 1868. 156pp. Chromplithographic plates. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/anglo-saxon-manuscripts ) [RESERVED]
WIEBE, EDWARD. Quarter Century Edition of the Paradise of Childhood – A Practical Guide to Kindergartners, Including a Life of Friedrich Froebel. Springfield, Mass.: Milton Bradley Co., 1896. 274 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/paradise-of-childhood )
Wild Flowers of America. Botanical Fine Art Weekly. Flowers of every state in the American union… New York: G. H. Beck, 1904. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/botanical-fine-arts )
WILLIAMS, J. DAVID (editor). America Illustrated. Boston: DeWolfe, Fiske & Co., 1883. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/America-illustrated )
WILLKOMM, MORITZ. Bilder-Atlas des Pflanzenreichs. 1901. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/pflanzenreichs ) German language.
WINKLES, HENRY. Winkles’s Architectural and Picturesque Illustrations of the Cathedral Churches of England and Wales. London: Wilson & Tilt, 1838 [v1-2] London: Tilt and Bogue, 1842 [v3]. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/cathedral-churches ) Three volumes in matching leather binding with raised ribs on spines. All edges gilt. Library bookplate on reverse of front free end-paper but no pocket or spine label. Set contains 178 steel engravings.
WOOD, J. G. The Illustrated Natural History. With four hundred and fifty original designs by William Harvey. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1877. Seventh edition. 524 pp. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/illustrated-natural-history )
WOOD, STANLEY. An Unattended Journey or Ten Thousand Miles by Rail. A Tour by Four Young Ladies. Chicago: White City Art Company, 1895. 152pp. + index & advertisements. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/ten-thousand-miles )
The World of Wonders: A Record of Things Wonderful in Nature, Science and Art. Cassell & Co., 1884. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/world-of-wonders )
YONGE, CHARLOTTE MAY. A Pictorial History of the World’s Great Nations from the Earliest Dates to the Present Time. New York: Selmar Hess, 1882. 1184 pp. Two volumes. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/pictorial-history )
YONGE, CHARLOTTE MAY. A Pictorial History of the World’s Great Nations from the Earliest Dates to the Present Time. New York: Selmar Hess, 1882. 624 pp. Volume I. only. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/pictorial-history )
YOUNG, JOHN RUSSELL. Around the World with General Grant. New York: American News Co., 1879. Two volumes. ( illustrations: http://anitanh.tumblr.com/tagged/around-the-world-grant )