Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988. First Edition. Quarto, 270 pages; VG/VG-; spine dark blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, mild wear and rubbing; pencil notes to front and rear endpapers, scattered and sparse pencil marginalia; with a microfiche appendix in rear pockets, containing 20 sheets comprising some 1600 pages of detailed bibliographical information; shelved case 9.
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Boston: The Riverside Press, 1909. Limited Edition, #283/370. small 4to., 337pp.; VG; bound in green cloth with gilt; wrapped in the original glassine cover, numerous rips, including a chunk missing along the tail of spine and the lower part of the front cover; fore and lower edges of text block deckled; of a limited edition of 370 copies, this is number 283; many pages uncut; interior clean; MA consignment; shelved case 12.
New York: Covici Friede, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 200 pp., VG-/VG; tan DJ, small black lettering to spine: mild wear/age-toning to covers, "$3.00" to front flap (all four corners of flaps slightly clipped), DJ protected by mylar; dark green cloth boards, bright silver lettering to spine: spine cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; mild fading to edges of boards; mild wear to text-block, dark purple top, light foxing to fore-edge; interior clean, with many black-and-white graphics; INSCRIBED by Starrett to ffep: "This was a lot of fun to do; but, Lord, how cocky I was!"; pub. 1929, with no mention of further printings to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 9.
Morristown, NJ. Privately Printed, 1983. Limited Edition. Oblong 4to., unpaginated; VG; spine brown leatherette with gilt lettering; lacking slipcase; large gilt device on front board, slight wear; text block clean; mild bumping and shelfwear; interior clean; profusely illustrated with commentary; of a limited edition of 347 copies, this is number 17; shelved case 9.
Chicago: S. C. Griggs and Company, 1879. 8vo., 357pp.,  ads; VG; bound in polished calf with a single-rule border, single gilt edge-roll; spine paneled with black tooling, red label with gilt lettering; all edges text block gilt; slight age-toning to interior; binding tight except on title page; mild wear and rubbing to boards; small amount of wear to head of spine; HP consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: author, 1953. First edition. Thick folio in 1/2 beige and green hardcovers with leather spine, in grey cardboard case; VG/VG; gold letters on brown spine; minimal soiling; binding strong; samples of the finest hand made papers worldwide; shelved in Case #9; please contact us for shipping costs; IR consignment.
Zurich: Seedorn Verlag, 1983. Limited Edition [[#88/151]. square 4to., unpaginated, VG-; brown cardboard boards, no separate spine, white backstrip with black lettering; bumping to head and tail of backstrip; shelfwear and very mild staining to boards, bumping to corners; contains many full-color numbered prints by Voss, with each copy of the limited edition containing a different set of plates [#1-12986], of 151 copies this is No. 88 stated to limitation page; SIGNED by Voss lightly in pencil to limitation page; text in German; shelved Case 11.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1920. Limited Edition, #76/100. Octavo, 143 pages; G+; bound in purple paper covered boards, beige paper spine with gilt titling; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, significant parks of paper worn away, some scratches; spine coating worn at tail; fore and lower edges of text block uncut; erasing has caused some thinning of the paper on the ffep; "Of this edition one hundred copies have been printed on San Marco Hand-made paper by Alfred A. Knopf for his friends. This, number 76, is for C. C. Parker Christmas, 1920"; front cover label with Parker's name missing; Signed by Alfred A. Knopf under the frontispiece portrait of himself.; shelved case 9.
Paris: Édouard Rouveyre, 1887. Limited Edition, #568/1500. Small Quarto, 263, viii; VG; bound in 3/4 brown calf, dark red cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; beautifully marbled endpapers; front hinge worn, some scratches and wear to binding; both original wraps preserved and bound in; with 72 plates with printed tissue guards; text in French; shelved case 9.
New York: G. P. Putnam and Co., 1853. First Edition. 8vo., 366pp.; VG; bound in original brown cloth, paneled spine with gilt lettering, embossing to cloth; all edges of text block gilt; mild wear and rubbing to boards; marbled endpapers; bookplate on front pastedown; contains engraved title page, 19 steel engraved plates including frontispiece, 16 facsimiles of manuscripts, 15 hand-colored mounted proof-paper illustrations; contains a handwritten letter, torn naturally along creases, detailing the gift of this book to a Anna Kelsey. Anna Halleck Kelsey was a teacher of Elocution and English literature towards the end of the nineteenth century.; shelved case 12.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934. Small quarto; pp 444; VG-; green spine with black text to yellow paper label; dark green slipcase has moderate rubbing to edges; slight cracking to spine tail edge with chipped fore corners; cloth shows slight rubbing to exterior; yellow paper label to front; slightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior shows light toning toward edges.
Stanford University, Stanford, California: Hoover Institution Press, 1972. Thick quarto., 1089pp.; VG- condition; bound in black cloth, silver lettering on spine; slight bowing to boards; mild shelfwear, including rubbing to corners, wear to head and tail of spine; minor smudges to lower edge of text block; Ex-Library, has two purple surplus stamps on ffep, Library of Congress stamp on copyright page, possible others; [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] Shelved in endcase near stairs on sales floor.
Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1947. First Edition. Thin octavo, 96 pages, VG-/VG; blue DJ, white lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, "$2.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, light soiling to edges of boards, bumping to tail; mild age-toning/soiling to endpapers, signature by previous owner in pencil to ffep; interior clean, white gloss leaves, text somewhat faded yet clear and legible; "First Edition" stated to copyright page; shelved Front Counter.
Portland, ME: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1937. 10mo; pp 114; G; 1/4 bound green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows modest wear to exterior; paper label to front; some wear to edges and corners; sturdy boards; text block edges show modest toning; deckled edges; previous owner's name to ffep; good binding; illustrated;.
Firenze [Florence], Italy: La Nuova Italia Firenze, 1977. First Edition. Folio; 27 pages, 45 plates, [11 pages], [20 pages]; G+/G; gray pictorial DJ, no lettering to spine, black lettering to front cover: heavy wear to DJ, front cover reattached to spine with non-archival tape to interior of DJ, tape to head likely to repair closed tears, wear to hinge of back cover, closed tear to tail, general edgewear; orange cloth boards, brown lettering to spine: moderate edgewear with small tears to cloth; bumping with material loss to tail, slight cocking to boards, light age-toning/mild wear to text-block; mild imperfections scattered throughout interior, text and graphics largely unaffected; interior replete with black-and-white, sepia, and color matte plates; text in Italian; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, above Ephemera section.
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1965. First Edition, first printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; 325 pages; white jacket spine with red and black lettering; Book is SIGNED by Starrett on the ffep ("To Helen and Frank Pettee in the fellowship of books, Vincent Starrett") Jacket has some wear at the edges, some small (1/2") chips at the spine upper and lower, now protected by mylar cover; Boards strong with some light bumping and wear; Shelved Books on Books.
London: Robert Jennings and John Major, 1829. Second edition. Octavo; Second edition of vols. 1 & 2 only; G-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on black banner; Boards have wear and tattering to spine caps and corners, torn hinges, rubbing/shelfwear; Text blocks have cracked hinges front and rear, notation in ink and pencil on rear endpapers, foxing throughout, mild puckering to paper; Vol. I: xlii, 421 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w). ; Vol. II: iv, 428 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w).
Stockholm: 1970. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Slipcase spine, cream with black print; Slipcase in cream paper with black print, tears to spine corners, mild shelfwear; Book cover is cream with black print, clean and bright; Unbound plates housed in separate portfolio, cream with black print, clean and bright; Text block and unbound plates, clean and tight; Text in German; Inscribed in ink by the author inside book cover; Separate postcard written by author inserted; 239 pages + 80 leaves of unbound plates (some color).
Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, Limited, 1921. Small Quarto; G-; 1/4 bound brown leather spines with gilt text; burgundy cloth; 3 volumes; exteriors show some soiling; light whitish scratches to exterior; rubbed corners; sturdy boards; text blocks have age toned exterior edges; frontispiece; ex-library with stamps to previous owner's name to half title page of vol. 1; ex-libris bookplates of previous owner to ffep; some cracking to gutters; previous bookshop's stickers to front pastedowns; interior pages clean, endpapers show age toning and light foxing; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Milano: Piantanida, Valcarenghi, 1923. Octavo; G/no-DJ; spine brown leather with heavy gilt lettering; covers sturdy, clean, 1/2" open tear on spine head, spine tail worn/torn up; top front edge chipped, edges have moderate wear; textblock clean, some age tone, back pastedown partially detached from cover, front pastedown torn 1", inscribed by author half title page, contains b/w and color images, written in Italian.
State College, Pa: Commercial Printing. Quarto; VG; Hardcover; Bluish grey spine with no text; Volume is taped to the hinges; Front paste down has white marks; Boards have minor scratches and are slightly shelf worn but are strong; Front free end- paper has an inscription and signature of the artist. Text block is clean; unpaginated.
New York: R.R. Bowker, 1972. Quarto. VG/no DJ - hardback. Ex-library copy; Blue spine with partially faded yellow and white text/title; boards are strong and mostly clean, aside from some darker marks near the bottom close to the edges/spine; ex-library and withdrawn stamps on the front free end page; withdrawn and ex-library stamp on the back free end page along with adhesive residue, some age-toning, red pen mark, and pencil/pen writing; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 646.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1874. Large Octavo; G/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; Boards have shelf wear such as rubbed edges & corners, age tone appearance, and scratched exterior; Text block is generally age toned with foxing on exterior edges and on first & last few pages; pp 832. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Amsterdam: Erasmus, 1949. first edition. folio in beige cloth with gold letters; VG; ex-library plate inside front cover; frontispiece and title page hand-colored by artist; text in large print clean with illustrations; 99 plates of drawings in black and white; paper slightly faded and clean; flaps discolored; in GERMAN; shelved under Books and Books.
East Aurora: The Society of the Philistines, 1909. Thick 16mo; G- condition hardcover; Volumes 30 & 31 in one bound book; Brown spine with black text on a beige block; Boards has slightly smudged & sunned exterior with small tear near tail spine edge, minor wear at edges and sturdy; Front pastedown is cracking slightly from spine at hinge; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with deckled fore edge and unmarked pages; pp 176.
East Aurora: The Society of the Philistines, 1910. Thick 16mo; G- condition hardcover; Brown spine with black text on beige block; Boards have slightly sunned spine & lightly smudged on exterior panels with moderate rubbing along edges and lightly bumped corners, otherwise sturdy; Front & rear end papers are cracking slightly from spine at title page & last page along hinges; Text block is has darkened due to age, otherwise pages are unmarked; pp 192.
London, Great Britain: Holland Press Publisher, 1981. Numbered, Limited Edition, Facsimile Reproduction of the original 1939 edition. thick Qto. VG/VG. olive green DJ, densely titled with uppercase black characters for titling. the minimal edgewear is protected by a simple clear plastic sheath. dark forest green clothbound HB with maroon segments, with centered titling on each, with decorative bands and located near head and foot. olive green endpages. hand numbered # 109 of 500. tight binding, a solid copy, unmarred inside and out, condition above average overall. 718 pp. ISBN# 0900470984.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948. First Edition. 12mo; pp 455; G-/Poor; burgundy spine with gilt text; dust jacket detached at joints; dj laid in at front gutter; exterior shows modest age toning, mostly to spine; small chips to edges; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; mild rubbing to spine edges and fore corners; one or two small spots to spine; sturdy boards; text block has moderate toning to exterior edges; partial cracking to front gutter at half title page; previous owner's name to ffep; inscribed by Everett Bleiler;.
California: Fine Numismatic Books, 1984. Large Octavo; VG/VG-; Thin white parchment spine with spider web designs, no text. DJ has shelf wear, closed tears on spine tail and rear edge, open tears on corners; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 68.
Westminster; New York: Chas. J. Sawyer, Ltd.; E.P. Dutton, 1927. Octavo; G+/G; dark beige spines with black text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, Caxton to Johnson, pp 367; vol. 2, Gray to Kipling, pp 423; dust jackets have slightly sun darkened spines; few minor chips to edges; price clipped front flaps; mylar wraps; cloths have slightly sunned spines; strong boards; text blocks have slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; slight offset toning to ffeps; deckled edges; light foxing to some interior pages; top edges gilt;.
Andes: Woolmer Brotherson Ltd., 1976. Octavo; VG/VG-; Off-white spine with black text; Dustjacket age toned, DJ has small chips at both sides of spine head and a short closed tear at back cover's top right, otherwise DJ has light edge wear, front flap is clipped; Boards straight and strong, pastedowns lightly age toned, binding strong; Textblock lightly age toned, interior clean; 177 pp.; Inscribed by Howard Woolmer on front end paper.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1997. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white and red print; DJ has light edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with purple cloth to spine and orange paper to boards, slight wear to corners and spine caps, toning to front top edge, else clean and strong; Text block had spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; Signed in ink by the authors on the title page; viii, 769 pages.
Londres: Trubner & Co., 1861-1862. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, torn away; Boards in brown paper without print, worn corners and edges, binding string exposed, stains and smudging; Text block contains nos. I-XII, not all issues have covers, pencil notation to cover of No. I, clean text; Text in French; 192, xiv pages, illustrated.
Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1961. Small Quarto; pp 232; G/G-; Ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has heavy rubbing and soiling to edges, slight chipping to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior and edges; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges, interior unmarked; inscribed by Philip Hofer, art historian;.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1979. Second edition, completely revised. Thick octavo; vg/vg; dj, black spine with white and gold text; dj[BroDart]. light shelf wear; HB, red leather spine with gilt lettering; quarter-bound with blue cloth boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, strong, text block, clean; B/W illustrations; color plates; 551pp.
East Aurora: The Society of the Philistines, 1904. Thick 16mo; Fair/no-DJ; Moss green spine suede texture with black text on a beige block; Boards have stain on front panel near head edge, rubbing along spine and corners, front spine edge has tear and spine is slightly sunned; Text block is slightly age toned edges with tight binding; pp 192.
Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1902. Large Octavo; unpaginated; G/no-DJ; 3/4 bound brown leather spine with gilt text; marbled boards; boards have moderate rubbing to exterior; sunned spine; some rubbing to fore corners; sturdy boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; light foxing to frontispiece; exterior head edge; French text.
New York: 1984. Quarto: VG-/no-DJ: Red spine with gold text: Boards are string but stained in multiple places on front and back and show some shelfwear, dust staining, ex libris with front paste down containing a book plate from a previous owner: Textblock is clean and free of markings, folds or tears, limited edition of 600 copies: 258 pp.
Hamden, CT; London: Archon Books; Mansell Publishing, 1980. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 621; VG-/G-; dark brown spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket has some minor chips to edges; mild sunning and scratches to exterior; cloth has only light wear to exterior; slight wear to spine edges; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean;.