New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1964 . First Edition Thus. thin 8vo., unpaginated, VG/VG-; pictorial DJ, spine white (age-toned tan) with black and red lettering; minimal shelfwear to DJ, mild age-toning to covers (more so to spine); rubbing to spine with very slight material loss, very slightly affects second "the" in title (lettering legible); price uncut "$3.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap, all four corners of flaps slightly clipped; DJ protected by mylar; golden yellow cloth boards, black lettering to spine, pink illustration to front board; minimal wear to boards save for minor scratch to top edge of front board; slight cocking to spine, no shelf lean, binding strong; interior virtually pristine; contains numerous full-color and two-wash illustrations by Erdoes; pub. 1964, "This fable was written by Joyce in 1936 as a letter to his grandson Stevie," originally published in LETTERS OF JAMES JOYCE [edited by Stuart Gilbert, pub. 1957] stated to copyright page; 2 pp. frontispiece that includes title page; LP consignment; shelved Case 2, Dupont.
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New York: Grossman, 1974. First Edition. Oblong quarto, 128 pages; VG-/G+-; spine is white with black lettering; the dust jacket has a couple of small tears and discoloration, protected with a mylar covering; there is slight toning on the text block not affecting any of the photos. This copy is inscribed by Elliot Erwitt to Marty Forscher, proprietor of the Professional Camera Repair Shop in NYC: "For Marty F. from Elliott Erwitt 26 Nov. 74" Inscribed on half-title, with slight ink bleeding onto endpaper; GF consignment; shelved case 11.
London: Hurst and Blackett, 1855. First Edition. Octavo, 304, 299 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 calf, marbled boards, newly rebacked with spine preserved, spine with cracking and wear, mild gilt, black label with gilt titling; two volumes bound as one; with tinted lithograph frontispieces; interior clean; PS consignment; shelved case 12.
London: Nattali and Bond, 1860. Second Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes, pagination continuous; VG; bound in contemporary full polished calf, paneled spines with burgundy and brown labels, gilt lettering, other compartments gilt tooling; boards with a gilt roll along border, gilt roll to edges, turn-ins; mild rubbing and wear to boards and spines, primarily to head and tail of spines, hinges; marbled endpapers; gilt text blocks; ribbon within; with 61 embellishments, including portraits, vignettes, and engraved titles; ffep of volume 2 slightly loose; SG consignment; shelved case 10.
London: John B. Day, 1876. First Edition, Second Issue. Quarto, 91 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's green cloth blocked in gilt and black; rebacked, with spine preserved; mild rubbing and wear to boards, beveled edges; with two chromolithograph plates after James Poole, 2 completed flies and 23 flies with dressing materials displayed in 22 sunken mounts on six leaves, all present; SG consignment; shelved case 10.
New York: George R Lockwood, ND [1870?]. Early Edition. Quarto; VG-; 334 pages; Tooled leather with gilt titling on spine, raised bands; VOL. 2 ONLY; Full color plates intact, protected by tissue guards; Gilt edges; Sewn-in silk bookmark; Marbled endpapers; Bookstore bookplate on front pastedown; Scuffing and some fraying to the edges of the boards and spine; Bumping/fraying to the corners; Some foxing to the edges of the text block; Toning to pages as typical; PS Consignment, shelved case 10.