Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 3.
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Rome: Vincenzo de Romanis, 1687. First edition. Thick 10mo in brown hardcovers with 5-band embossed spine and gold gilt; VG; boards show some shelf wear and fraying from age particularly on spine with one small hole on first band (from smoke?); binding strong; previous owner's name on ffep; paper clean; text in tight print clean; filled with clear engravings; some pages with discoloration and offsetting; pp. 256; pp. 142 for Roma Moderna at the end; shelved in Case 4.
New York: Crown Publishers, 2004. First Edition Thus, First Printing. Octavo, 442 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut' $25.95'; First Printing; Signed flat by Barack Obama on title page, with ticket from the Hilton Coliseum, Iowa State University, on February 11, 2007, just one day after he announced his candidacy.; name written on rear pastedown; small bump/mark to top edge of text block; SG consignment; shelved case 5.
(1958). Typewritten letter measures 7.5 inches by 9 inches; approximately forty words. Creased from folding, slightly age-toned, but very good. In 1958 two reporters, Mary McGrory and Tom Kelly, interviewed Ezra Pound while he was incarcerated at St. Elizabeth's Psychiatric Hospital in Washington, D.C. for treason. Afterwards Pound gave Kelly this personalized poetic letter, in which he call himself "the white hope of american letters." Text as follows: Address unknown, or somewhere in the U.S. motto, and "Clancey leoward the BOOM". Substitute "Kelly" for "Clancey", and procede to leower some more of 'em. thank you for the six copies. yours etc. [signature] the white hope of american letters -Hung on wall in Dupont Circle Store, Aisle D.
London: Richard Bently, 1845-1864. First Thus. Octavos; VG/No Jacket; Brown spines with gilt lettering; Bound in 3/4 morocco, five bands on spine; top edges gilt; All volumes have light wear along the edges, some corners bumped; Text blocks are toned, but clean; A fine-looking set; NOTE: Set is heavy, please contact us for international and priority shipping; GP consignment; SHELVED above regional US history.
London: W. Mears, 1723, 1725. First Edition. Two Octavos; VG; Leather spines with green title in gilt lettering, rebacked with new leather spine; Raised bands on spine; Scratching to leather, bumping and chipping at corners; Text block typically age toned; Previous owners name in ink; Some light pencil notations; Spotting near the edges of the text block; 3 fold out plates are intact on volume one--frontis. "Several Postures Used by the Turkes. . . ," "The Temple of Mecca" and "The Genealogy of Mahomet." Light tears to fold-outs, with a 2 inch tear to the edge of the genealogy. Full title, volume one reads: "Containing many surprizing passages, not to be found in any other author. Viz. I. The previous disposition to, and the method of, the creation: the fall of Adam and Eve; their repentance and sufferings; their posterity down to Noah. With a particular description of the deluge. II. The wonderful life of Abraham, and the disinstion between the two lines, that of Isasc, father of the Jews, and of Ishmael, father of the Arabs. III. An historical and chronological dissertation concerning the miraculous prophetick light, which thone on the forehead of Mahomet, and all his progenitors. IV. The lives of Hashem, Abdolmutalib, and Abdallab, the three immediate predecessors of Mahomet; with his own life, pilgrimage to heaven, death, &c. The prayers, ceremonies, fast:, festivals, and other rites observed by the Mahometans. With a remarkable description of the day of judgment. Written in Spanish and Arabick, in the year 1603, for the instruction of the moriscoes in Spain. By Mahomet Rabadan, an arragonian moor translated from the original manuscript, and illustrated with explanatory notes. By Mr. Morgan." MS consign, Shelve in case 4.
London: William Heinemann, 1908. Limited Edition, #857/1000. Quarto, 134 pages; VG; bound in publisher's gold-pictorial full vellum, top edge gilt, others untrimmed; yellow silk ties; mild rubbing and wear to vellum; Limited to 1000 numbered copies for sale in Great Britain and Ireland, this is copy #857 signed by Rackham; with 40 color plates mounted on heavy brown paper with lettered tissue-guards and 30 drawings in black and white; shelved case 14.
Impressius Parhisiis: Johannis Expensiis Petit, 1516. Small octavo; 164 numbered leaves,  pp. Contemporary vellum. Printed in Gothic letters. Very good; vellum age-discolored; slight crack to front hinge, but binding tight; some foxing to endpapers; interior exceptionally clean, with a few marginal notes in a medieval hand. Text in Latin. Shelved in Case #3.
New York: Covici Friede, 1937. First Edition, First Printing, First State. 10mo., 186pp.; VG/VG-; spine tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.00'; The first Issue of the first printing has the word "and only moved because the heavy hands were pendula" on the bottom of page 9, as well as a bullet between the two 8's on the page number of page 88.; mild wear to head and tail of spine; closed tear on rear cover, staring at rear upper corner and going for two inches; mild soiling to dust jacket; spine has some sun-fading; shelved case 2.
London: Heinemann, 1937. First UK Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Blue cloth boards and spine; Jacket spine blue with black lettering; First UK Printing. Includes original and very rare yellow advertisement wrap around with review from Daily Express and "Over 137,000 copies sold in America." Some pieces missing from wraparound, torn at rear; Jacket is worn at the edges, very small chip missing from head of spine (lettering unaffected; Jacket spine is toned; Unclipped flaps, "6s" price on lower edge of front flap; Jacket and illustrations by Michael Rothenstein; Boards have some wear along the edges and corners; Upper edge of text block stained red; Pink end papers; Text somewhat age toned, but free of other markings; 164 pages. Shelved in case 2.
London; New York: John Lane; Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. Large Paper Edition, 1/250. Octavo, xiv, 136, ; VG-: bound in brown calf by LAF, with their mark, tricolored onlay design on both boards, paneled spine with gilt tooling and titling; beautiful flower endpapers, gilt stamped turn-ins; some rubbing and wear to binding, primarily to hinges and corners, slight chipping to head and tail of spine, small dent to lower rear board; top edge of text block gilt, fore edge uncut, lower edge cut; Large Paper Edition, of which 150 copies have been printed for England and 100 for America.; OF consignment; shelved case 3.
Dublin: George Faulkner, 1746. Octavos, 8 volumes; VG; slightly acid-washed brown leather boards, re-backed with new spines, brown leather with paneled spines, black label spine and gilt lettering; boards have a double-ruled gilt border, gilt roll to board edges; marbled text blocks, endpapers; moderate rubbing and bumping to boards; frontispiece to volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4.; some pencil writing to endpapers; name to title page of all volumes; The general title page is dated 1746; the separate title-pages to volumes 5 and 6 is 1741, volumes 1 and 4 is 1742, volume 3 is 1743, volume 2 is 1744, volume 8 is 1746, volume 7 is 1751, TB consignment; shelved above General American History.
Tokyo: Asahi Shimbun, 1965. First edition. Quarto. Hardcover in dust jacket and publisher's cardboard slipcase. Illustrated with many b-w and color images. Very Good; interior clean; rear endpaper wrinkled; dust jacket has small chip at spine top; binding tight; some shelfwear to slipcase. Scarce. Text in English and Japanese. NOTE: Heavy item; additional shipping charges may apply. Shelved in Case #11.
Washington, D. C. US Government Printing Office, 1964. First Edition. Octavo, xxiv, 888 pages; VG; bound in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine; slight sun-fading to spine, mild wear to edges, head and tail of spine; SIGNED flat on ffep by Gerald Ford. Representative (and later 38th president) Ford was one of the seven members of the Warren Commission, established by President Johnson to investigate the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy.; shelved case 1.
Early 19th Century. Oblong octavo; Red leather boards and spine with gilt lettering on spine, gilt border along the boards; all edges gilt; German friendship book with several poems [in German] and autographs as well as several full color drawings, a hand-made pop-up color illustration with silk pull, lock of hair tipped in with silk bow; Dates of signatures and poems range from 1804 to 1817. Book has some wear along the edges, corners are bumped and fraying; some leather missing from the spine edges; spine beginning to crack a bit; Slight waviness to the pages; Age-toning; Book plate on paste down. NA consign. Shelve case 0.
London: William Heinemann, 1898. First Edition, First State. Octavo, 303 pages, , 16 pages ads; VG-; bound in gray cloth, black lettering on spine and front cover; protected with a mylar covering; spine cocked, bumping to corners; small stain to middle of front board; gutter slightly open on some gathering breaks, pages 64/65, 80/81, 128/129, 192/193, 224/225; slight cracking to gutters on endpapers; heinemann logo on rear cover; no statement of printing on copyright page, with Currey state A of publishers catalogue in rear, 16 pages, dated autumn mdcccxcvii; shelved case 8.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1920. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/No jacket; 365 pages; Red cloth spine with black lettering; Some bumping and edge wear to the boards, fraying at the the corners, specifically the lower front corner, spine and edges slightly sunned; Binding sturdy, Upper outer edge of text block has one white spot/stain, interior of text block is toned as typical; First printing, as indicated by the number 1 in brackets on the last page. WD Consignment, shelve in case 2.
London: Printed and are to be sold by W. Taylor, 1721. Second Edition. 4to., 797pp.,  tables and index; VG; bound in polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, label with gilt lettering, mostly worn off; joints weak, some scratches to boards, general rubbing and wear; two bookplates on front pastedown, one from Henry Duke of Kent, 1733, the other Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park; some scattered ink splatter on page 351 that bleeds through onto 353, text legible; folding plates on pages 1, 215, 476 present and in excellent condition; Numerous mispagination, including p. 447-472 omitted; consignment; shelved case 4.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1957. First Edition, First State. thin 8vo., 86 pp., VG/VG; DJ black with white illustration, white lettering to spine; mild wear to covers, particularly to back cover; very mild rubbing to edges of DJ; mild foxing to margins of back flap; price uncut "$3.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine faded), text legible; text to spine reads from head to tail of spine as done in Europe, indicating a First State; bumping/rubbing to head and tail of spine; rubbing/mild foxing to edges and corners of boards, mild rubbing to boards; mild age-toning/foxing to text-block; aged paste staining to endpapers; INSCRIBED by Lord to ffep; interior clean; Howard's second book published by Arkham House as a limiting printing of 536, with 436 First State copies and 100 Second State copies; LP consignment; shelved Case 3, Dupont.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., 1970. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 188 pp., VG/VG; DJ blue with white lettering; very mild age-toning/foxing to covers; rubbing to edges of DJ; very mild bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine of DJ; price uncut "4.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards, silver lettering to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine, very mild staining to head of spine; rubbing to bottom edge and top corners of boards; age-toning to text-block, small black stain to bottom edge of text-block; aged paste staining to endpapers at gutter, as expected; "First Edition" stated to copyright page; interior clean; LP consignment; shelved Case 3, Dupont.
1839. Published about 1839. Large folio (33.5 x 46 cm), unpaginated, engravings of paintings numbered 2226 through 2686(most, but not all, appear) bound in marbled boards with leather spines with gilt titles. There is no volume index or table of contents, Condition is Very Good, with much shelfwear to edges of covers, leather gone from corners, a chip starting at top of spine, but otherwise tight, bright and with very little to no foxing. Shelve Front door case.
Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, 1985, 1986. First Editions, First Printings. Octavos. Three-Volume Set. VG/VG. Stated First Edition. Each volume is signed by Paul Auster on the Title Page. All three books are in very good condition; tight binding, text and pages are clean and unmarked, boards are neat and clean. Dust jackets are NOT price-clipped and show light shelf wear and is wrapped in protective brodart for added protection. NOTE: City of Glass is in first-state dust jacket, with NO Publisher's device on spine. PRICE IS FOR SET. WD Consignment . Shelve in Case # 2.
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1977. Advance Review Copy. Octavo, 307 pages; VG; yellow paper wraps, plain spine; with original acetate jacket; Book has been SIGNED flat by Bukowski on the title page; Some minor shelf wear along the edges of the boards; stamped 'Advanced Review Copy' on ffep; Shelved case 2.
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1978. Advance Review Copy. Octavo, 190 pages; VG; brown paper wraps, plain spine; with original acetate jacket; Book has been SIGNED flat by Bukowski on the title page; Some minor shelf wear along the edges of the boards; stamped 'Advanced Review Copy' on ffep; Shelved case 2.
Monte Carlo / New YorkMonte Carlo / New York: Andre Sauret / George Braziller, 1960. First Edition. 4to., 220pp.; VG/G+; spine red and black pictorial; dust jacket protected with a glassine cover, price cut; dust jacket has some bumping and shelfwear to edges, corners, including chipping to head of spine, inch long rip on lower edge of rear cover; dust jacket has a stain from some liquid, impacts front flap and part of front cover, fore half of front cover has some waviness, no noticeable color distortion; all 12 lithographs present, entitled: Offering, Our House in My Village, Profile and Red Child, Couple in Front of Tree, Lovers with Red Sun, Angel Bay, Vision of Paris, The Angel, The Circus, Woman Juggler, Cover (no title), and Frontispiece (no title); interior clean, interior lithographs in excellent condition; shelved case 11.
London: Heinemann, 1919. Limited de Luxe Edition, #392/850. Quarto, 109 pages; VG-; bound in green boards with brown leather spine; Limited edition of 850 copies, 525 on English hand made paper, 325 on Japanese vellum. This copy is No. 392. Some wear along the boards; scuffing, particularly to the rear board; corners are bumped and beginning to fray; Text block typically age-toned, especially along the deckle-cut edges; Some illustrations have light spotting and ink remnants from illustrations on the opposite page; Signed by Arthur Rackham on the limitations page; LM consignment; shelved case 14.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. Limited Edition. 4to., 322pp.;VG vellum spine with publisher's blue and gold patterned boards, in original glassine and blue box with paper label; box shoes some wear and aging, but very sturdy; a number of pages are uncut along the fore edge; top edge of text block gilt; ex libris on ffep; frontispiece; of a limited edition of 512 copies signed by N.C. Wyeth, this is 379; with 15 tipped-in full color plates, including the frontispiece; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
New York: E. P. Dutton, Inc., 1929. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; 269 pages; Light blue spine with white lettering; Jacket has some tearing and fraying at the edges and corners, some small tears (under 1") repaired by tape along lower edge some minor spotting, now protected by mylar cover; Boards have minor edge wear; Some spotting to lower outer edge of the text block, interior free of marking; WD consignment; Shelved case 2.
London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1909. Limited Edition. Quarto; VG; White cloth boards; Gilt titling to spine and boards, gilt illustration on front; Cloth ties to fore-edge; Upper edge gilt, deckle cut other edges; Some rubbing to boards, spine faded slightly; Corners bumped a bit; Some foxing to tissue guarding frontispiece, which has slightly affected the facing page; Book has been SIGNED by Rackham on the limitations page and numbered 418 of an edition of 750; This limited edition includes the illustration of Puck facing page 16, which is absent from the trade edition; LP Consignment. Shelved: Case 14.
Paris: Charles Antoine Jombert, 1751. First Edition. Tall, thick quarto in brown leather with 7-band embossed spine with gold gilt; VG; moderate soiling on boards and strong binding; title page missing; some staining on first pages; one over large plate has a large cut; all other plates in good condition; this is volume II of III; 268 plates total; in French; shelved in Case 4; please contact us for shipping costs.
[Paris]: De l'imprimerie royale, 1752. First Edition. Quarto, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary calf with gilt seal to center of each board, newly rebacked in pale brown leather, two burgundy labels with gilt titling; all edges of text block gilt; some rubbing and wear to boards; marbled endpapers; bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated with 3 engraved headbands and 2 title vignettes.; shelved case 7.
Lucca, Italy: 1728. fourth edition. Small octavo in vellum with substantial damage and loss; title page vignette; text block stained throughout (perhaps from its proximity to the beverage that constitutes the subject of the book!) but clear and readable; this is an early rendition of Francesco Redi's famous poem on wine; in Italian; from Catholic Encyclopedia: "Redi's poem is thought to have its beginning in a drinking session at the Academia della Crusca in 1666. The situational irony of this learned body in a state of inebriation is transferred to Redi's verse as the praises of solemn literati are sung by a drunken Bacchus. The poem is filled with references to classical as well as contemporary wine-making practices." In 1654 [Redi] went to Florence, where he acted as physician to the Grand dukes Ferdinand II and Cosimo III. He was constantly engaged in experiments intended to improve the practice of medicine and surgery, and yet found leisure for much literary work..."; shelved in Case 0.
London: Printed by E. M. for the Company of Stationers, 1658. Second Edition. 8vo., 329pp.; VG; paneled brown spine with red label and gilt lettering; spine rebound; moderate bumping and shelfwear to boards; single bookworm hole from front pastedown through to page 30, on upper corner near gutter; inscriptions on ffep; "An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons Assembled at Parliament, for the Calling of an Assembly." 16pp., and "A Table of the Chief Points Spoken to in the Confession." 8pp., bound in at rear; EH consignment; shelved case 3.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2009. Limited Edition, #217/425. Folio, 554 pages.; VG; bound in fine cream genuine leather with bright gilt spine title; gilt text block; marbled endpapers; silk ribbon; housed in publishers green clamshell case; with Declaration of Authenticity loose within, containing matching limitation number; printed on Mohawk Ultrafelt warm white paper specially milled by Mohawk fine Papers; bound in Specially-crafted leather imported from Italy; Contains the complete works of Chaucer, including the Canturbury Tales, all 87 woodcuts by renowned Victorian-era artist, Sir Edward Burne-Jones, the borders, decorations, and initials drawn by William Morris himself, the unique typeface created by Morris specifically for this masterpiece, a magnificent Morris-designed cover; in excellent condition; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above case 3.
New York: The Society of American Magicians, 1905-1909. Octavo; VG; housed in cardboard covered in red tape with green cloth spine; boards bowed, some shelfwear, penned text on front interior board; contains 8 loose pamphlets, including one copy of isues 1-5, and 3 of number 6, age toned, penciling on title pages, occasional closed tears on head and fore edges, occasional soiling; shelved case 3.
London: Heinemann, 1911. Limited Edition. Quarto; VG-; Vellum binding; Silk ties to front fore edge; Gilt lettering on spine, gilt design to front; Some bowing to boards as is typical for this edition; Upper edge gilt, all other edges deckle cut; Binding is tight; Text block is toned, but free of marking; All images clean; Book has been SIGNED by Rackham and is numbered 944 of an edition of 1150. This volume contains the second and third days of the Ring of the Niblung Trilogy: Siegfried and The Twilight of the Gods. Shelved Case 14, Dupont.
Wittebergae: J. W. Fincelii, 1650. Two octavo volumes bound as one; 560 pp + index (volume I) and 360pp (volume II). The Sauberti volume was published in Altodorfii in 1694. Bound in later eighteenth century calf, gilt-decorated, with five raised bands, leather spine label. Engraved frontispieces. VG, rubbed at hinges and spine ends. Interior clean and tight. Texts in Latin and German. Consignment. Shelved in Case #4.
Venice: Francesco Toss, 1796. early edition. 12mo rebound in dark brown marble hardcovers with 4-bands leatherette spine and gold letters (date at bottom of spine indicates 1706 as opposed to 1796 date of publication); minimal soiling and shelf wear on boards; strong binding; purple marble end pages; woven paper with only slight fading; contains 25 folded plates of detailed architectural descriptions, and other engravings throughout, one of them with small cut at bottom edge; page 190 has a small crease; text tight, in Italian; first published in 1792; shelved in Case # 10.
Washington: Thomas H. Ford, 1860. First Edition. Tall quarto; 358, (41) pp. Rebound in modern cloth, with leather spine and leather spine label. With 70 color plates; lacking two of the three folding maps at rear; the third is present but has a longitudinal tear halfway through the middle. Foxing to interior and many of the plates. Good copy only; Shelved in Case # 4.
Rome: late 1800s. Long, thick quarto in ivory and gold hardcovers with gilt all around; in good condition; set of 26 thick plates with a 10" X 8" photograph on each side; all are images of Rome's monuments and major sites, including the Vatican; tiny legends in Italian; boards show some soiling and are slightly bowed upwards; plates are thwarted upwards; first two plates show heavy soiling not affecting photographs; front and end pages are torn; shelved top of Case 0; please contact us for shipping costs; BB consignment.
Padova: Gio. Antonio Conzatti, 1786. Octavo, , 5-95 pages; VG; bound in patterned paper wraps, plain spine with mild cracking, some rubbing; ex-library stamp on verso of title page; indice in rear; With engraved title page, 33 engraved plates taking up 2/3 of the page (one plate occurring twice), 1 full page plate, 4 other plates; The plates depict snapshots of the Life of Saint Anthony, especially notable not only for their depictions of relics, but for the details they give of city life of the period. Publication information from colophon; Shelved case 3.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1819. Second Edition. Quarto, xvi, 420,  pages; VG; bound in contemporary straight-grain morocco, gilt and blind border rolls, rebacked with majority of spine preserved, missing part of head of spine; some rubbing to boards, primarily corners; bookplate to front and rear pastedown; illustrated with 10 black and white lithograph plates, 7 hand colored aquatint plates (including frontispiece), 4 maps (of which 3 are folding); with errata leaf in rear; VG consignment; shelved case 9.
London: Printed for A. Bell, W. Taylor, J. Baker, A. Collins, 1715. 8vo., 565pp., ; G+; spine paneled brown leather with faded gilt lettering, gilt tooling; moderate wear to spine, including chipping to head and tail, pieces of top panel missing, chip on lowest panel missing; marks of what appear to be tape across the spine in four pieces; front board bowed inward; bumping to corners, wear to both boards; both boards slightly loose; worn gilt panel on both boards; tooling on board edges; bookplate on front pastedown; some writing in ink on ffep; mild age-toning; frontispiece, folding plate of the garter outfit, plate of garter outfit present and in excellent condition; the table inserted after page 156 is numbered 546-547, but is extra to both pagination and register; contents listed in rear; full title: The History of the most Noble Order of the Garter. Wherein is set forth An Account of the Town, Castle, Chappel, and College of Windsor; with their several Officers: The Foundation of the Order by King Edward III. With the Statutes, and Annals at large, as they have been altered and amended. An Account of the Habits, Ensigns, and Officers of the Order. The Ceremonies of Election, Investiture, and Instalment of Knights: The manner of their Feasts, and the Duties and Fees, payable in these Occasions. Some Account of the Founders, with an exact List of all that have been installed since the first Institution, and their several Coats of Arms emblazon's. To which is prefix'd, A Discourse of Knighthood in General, and the several Orders extant in Europe.; this particular edition was printed the year after George I of England ascended the throne; JG consignment; shelved case 7.
London: J. Dodsley, 1890 and 1891. Second Edition, First Printing. Octavo., 356 pages, 139 pages; VG; spine paneled brown leather with red label and gilt lettering; 1/4 rebound with brown leather and marbled boards; mild shelfwear and bumping; green speckling to text block; interior has sparse notations in margins throughout, mild foxing; writing in pencil covering rebound ffep; reflections is the first printing of the second edition, with the following points: title-page with the 'M' in the date slightly off to the right of the 'D' in the publisher's name, the preface has the floral printer's ornament on iv, page 223, line 23, shows the misprint: 'ascertainmennt' rather than 'ascertainment', there is a dagger printer's mark at the bottom of page 194.; JG consignment; shelved case 7.
Roma: Bertinelli, 1853. Folios, two volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 vellum. marbled boards, burgundy labels with gilt lettering to spines; mild wear and rubbing to boards; some mild foxing, primary to page edges; wide margins; volume 1 with frontispiece and two maps on double leaf, volume 2 includes fifty plates, also on double leaf, depicting mainly plans, elevations and topographical views of Roman antiquities; shelved case 7.
Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1930. Limited Edition. #72/370. Oblong Quarto, 114 pages; VG/G; in printed tan wrappers, red and black lettering to spine; with original glassine, parts torn or tattered; interior clean, with minimal foxing; Illustrated with six original color lithographs by Marie Laurencin; Copy #72 of 370 of the European edition, and of that, one of 300 printed on Rives paper; SH consignment; shelved case 0.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1950. First Edition. 8vo., 533pp.; VG-/G-; spine blue/green pictorial with black and yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.50'; dust jacket has chipping along hinges, corners, head and tail of spine; dust jacket has separated completely along the rear spine fold, then inexpertly repaired with tape along the inside of the jacket, with some staining from tape present; boards shaken; top edge of text block stained; sun fading to spine of dust jacket and upper edge of boards; LP consignment; shelved case 6.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1925. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 252 pages; VG; bound in publisher's olive cloth, black lettering to spine; spine cocked; small black smudge to spine; slight foxing to endpapers; presumed first printing, with no further printings listed on copyright page, no date on title page, olive binding, no mention of the Newbery; page 252 uncut; incredibly scarce; shelved case 14.