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1 Blake, Robert Disraeli
New York St. Martin's Press 1967 Fourth Printing Cloth Near Fine No DJ Jacket 
Majesterial work on the great Prime Minister and novelist. Clean and tight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Flores, Carol A. Hrvol Owen Jones: Design, Ornament, Architecture, and Theory in an Age in Transition
New York Rizzoli 2006 Fine Fine Jacket 
275 pp. Heavily illustrated. Long overdue monograph about most influential designer, architect and tastemaker of mid-Victorian era. Discusses many spheres of Jones' activity and influence, and very importantly, his fabulous chromolithographic publications, most famously including "The Grammar of Ornament". 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Ludwig, Heinz, Herausgegaben von (editor). Leo Blech, Vorwort von (author of forward) Richard Tauber [Gesicht und Maske Band1] 24 Textbeitrage 98 Photgraphische Abbildungen und 5 Textzeichnungen von Kitz Hane
Berlin Otto Elsner Verlagsgesellschaft M. B. H. 1928 First Edition 
95 pp. With inscription signed and dated by Tauber himself on blank preliminary! Contributions by Franz Lehar, Ralph Benatzky, Erich Kleiber, Lotte Lehmann, Leo Slezak and others about the great baritone who moved seamlessly between Grand Opera, operetta and then popular music. Minor soiling, one small chip. Small ding on purple cloth board. Light soiling around perimeter of board. 
Price: 295.00 USD
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The Life of Napoleon, A Hudibrastic Poem in Fifteen Cantos, by Doctor Syntax, embellished with Thirty Engravings by George Cruikshank, [Cruikshank, George, illustrator], poem by W. Combe (author of Doctor Syntax)
4 [Cruikshank, George, illustrator], poem by W. Combe (author of Doctor Syntax) The Life of Napoleon, A Hudibrastic Poem in Fifteen Cantos, by Doctor Syntax, embellished with Thirty Engravings by George Cruikshank
London T. Tegg. Plummer and Brewis, printer 1815 First Edition Full Morocco Very Good 
8vo. 24 by 15 cm. 260 pp. With 30 hand-colored engravings by George Cruikshank. The copy has all first edition points cited by Tooley 151. Bound very handsomely by Worsfold, with gilt crown, "N" and beetle devices on boards and spine, dentelles bordering within, gilt edges. Faint rubbing along joints. Offsetting of plates. Pages have age toning. Occasional soil marks, and a few very minor chips or tiny closed tears. Otherwise a clean and tight copy. 
Price: 1750.00 USD
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