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Gorgeously illustrated tales by contemporary and classic artists.

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  1. SECRET SUBWAY

    Regular Price: $17.99

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    Using model figures and scenes in stop-motion animation style, a delightful story of creating the first NY subways...or is it? The astonishing true story of NY City's first--and long forgotten--underground train! Way back in 1860, there were no subways, just cobblestone streets. Then Alfred Ely Beach had the idea for a fan-powered train that would travel underground. On February 26, 1870, Beach unveiled his masterpiece—and throngs of visitors took turns swooshing down the track. Learn More
  2. TALES FROM THE INNER CITY
    $24.99

    The visionary Shaun Tan returns to show us five years of new and incredibly original stories, rich with feeling and strangely moving, "about the relationships between animals and human beings. By turns moving, shocking, hilarious, and surreal, Tan's stories place frogs in a corporate boardroom, bears in the legal system, horses on the highway, and more. Each tale is accompanied by Tan's luminous paintings, windows on a hidden world of truth and feeling beneath the surface of our everyday lives." Learn More
  3. THE GOLDEN ASSE

    Regular Price: $40.00

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    Written in the second century A.D., this picaresque classic is the ancient world's only surviving complete novel. An inquisitive young man is transformed into an ass by a magic potion, and the narrative offers tales of love, intrigue, and witchcraft ― a story-within-a-story technique that inspired many later authors, including Boccaccio, Cervantes, and Rabelais. This lavish hardcover edition--bright red cloth with gold embossed titles--reproduces the John Lane/Bodley Head version, published in London in 1923, complete with the at-the-time racy plates: 16 full-page, eight in color, and numerous black-and-white images by noted illustrator Jean de Bosschère. Learn More
  4. BELLS AND OTHER POEMS By Edmund Dulac

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    This lavish compilation features the best of Poe's verse, including "The Raven," "Annabel Lee," "To Helen," "The Conqueror Worm," and other favorites. The poems are enhanced by 28 color plates and numerous black-and-white images by Edmund Dulac, one of the foremost artists from the Golden Age of Illustration. A Calla Edition, originally published by Hodder and Stoughton, New York and London, 1912. One of Dulac's finest works, with superb fantasy themes perfect for the Poe tales. Learn More
  5. TANGLEWOOD TALES By Virginia Frances Sterrett

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    This handsome edition features beautifully crafted stories of Theseus and the Minotaur, Circe the Enchantress, Proserpine's abduction into the Underworld, and Jason's quest for the Golden Fleece. The numerous black and white and eleven color illustrations by Sterrett are superb. She illustrated just three major works in her all-too-brief life of just 30 years: "Old French Fairy Tales", "The Arabian Nights", and this title in 1919--her second book. If you like Dulac, Rackham and Kay Nielsen, you cannot miss this. Learn More
  6. RING O' ROSES TREASURY Nursery Rhymes and Stories

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    This beautiful collectible unites two enduringly popular titles by L. Leslie Brooke, a distinguished author/illustrator of a century ago: The Golden Goose Book, featuring "The Three Little Pigs," "Tom Thumb," and "The Three Bears," and Ring O' Roses, which includes scores of beloved nursery rhymes. Completely reset and designed, this wondrous work is filled with more than 60 lovely full-color plates as well as 128 black-and-white illustrations. Learn More
  7. SCARLET LETTER

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    Nathaniel Hawthorne's 1850 masterpiece unfolds among the rigidly intolerant Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay colony, where Hester Prynne is condemned to wear the scarlet letter as a badge of shame. Deluxe hardcover  with gold-embossed cover and 31 full color plates. Hugh Thomson at his peak was as popular as Rackham and Dulac, doing many notable signed & numbered vellum-covered books in the same years before World War I, during the Golden Age of Illustration. Learn More
  8. SINBAD THE SAILOR AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS

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    Facsimile reproduction of the magnificent 1914 edition, complete with ornate gilt-embossed cover on decorated blue cloth! Here are the timeless stories from The Arabian Nights, faithfully retold by English author Laurence Housman and magnificently enhanced with 23 color plates by illustrator Edmund Dulac, from the Golden Age of Illustration. His popularity rivaled that of fellow illustrator Arthur Rackham. Dulac's romantic and exotic images provide the perfect accompaniment to "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp," "The Story of the Three Calenders," and "The Sleeper Awakened." Learn More
  9. ROMANCE OF TRISTAN AND ISEULT Hurt

    Regular Price: $35.00

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    Dating from the 12th century, this tale of a star-crossed romance between a Cornish knight and an Irish princess is rooted in Celtic legend and French poetry. Tristan's heroic exploits win Iseult as a bride for his uncle, King Mark. But during their sea voyage to Mark's kingdom, Tristan and Iseult unknowingly drink a love potion that arouses their passion for each other and raises irresistible challenges to their loyalty and honor. Learn More
  10. ROBIN HOOD BY N.C. Wyeth & Howard Pyle

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    Generation after generation, young imaginations find their way to Sherwood Forest to join Robin Hood and his merry men in the fellowship of the greenwood and the fight against injustice. Readers of all ages will delight in this deluxe hardcover volume, which presents the Scribner's Classic edition by Paul Creswick and its brilliant eight color plates by N. C. Wyeth. In addition, a generous selection of black-and-white drawings from Howard Pyle's 1889 edition of The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood are carefully melded in. Learn More

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