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Putney, VT: Year of Dog Press, 1972. Limited First Edition [#103/650]. Octavo, 69 pages, VG/VG-; red matte paper wrapper, gold and black lettering: mild fading mostly to spine; wear with mild fraying to head, tail, and corners; closed tear to head; scattered minor imperfections to wrapper; back cover of wrapper pasted to back board (possibly as issued); covers protected by plastic covering; plain uncovered boards, modern Coptic-style binding with adhesive: slight bumping to corners; light age-toning to text-block, deckle fore- and bottom-edges; interior clean, black lettering and color-woodcut illustrations printed on tan Nideggen mould-made paper stated to limitation page, No. 103 out of 650 copies; SIGNED by both editors/illustrators to limitation page; shelved Poetry Anthologies.
New York: Abbeville press, 1979. Limited Edition (373/3000). Small Folio, 487 pages; VG; fully bound in grey cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has gilt tooling around a pasted on image; binding has minimal shelf wear, has minimal bumping on the fore edge corners; pages clear; signed by the author on the limitation page; shelved front table.
Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1854. First Edition. Quarto, 300 pages; G-; rebound in modern burgundy cloth, gilt to spine, original light brown crushed morocco boards with gilt-stamped decorations attached to front covers; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; lacking illuminated additional title page and frontispiece; fore edge of title page and four following pages with tape on the fore edge; some finger-staining and sparse pencil; illustrated throughout with 10 chromolithographs depicting some of the birds mentioned in the book; shelved case 4.
New York: Dodd, Mead, & Company, 1917. First Edition. Octavo, 250 pages; VG-; full binding of red cloth; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; small closed tear at crown of spine; bumping to corners; slight shredding to corners; illustrated end papers; foxing throughout; contains black and while illustrations, and tipped-in full color plates; pages else clean; shelved Case 14.
Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2013. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 315 pages; VG/VG; spine is gray with black lettering; dust jacket has minor shelf wear and creasing along the top and bottom edges; binding has minimal shelf wear, has minimal detachment on the inner spine; contains several fold out illustrations, pages clear; shelved front table.
London: Folio Society, 1998. Collector's Edition. Quarto, 151 pages; VG; in VG- burgundy slipcase; full binding of mustard cloth; spine with silver lettering; mild shelf wear to slipcase; small red stains to front of slipcase; mild shelf wear to book; upper edge stained burgundy; contains full color illustrations; pages clean; shelved Alcove Two.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1915. First Edition. Quarto, 134 pages; VG; spine blue with gilt lettering and design; full cloth binding of light blue book cloth; mild fading to spine; mild soiling at head of spine; back hinge split; gilt design on front cover; 18 tipped-in color plates; pages clean; shelved case 14.
London: Halton and Truscott Smith Ltd., 1924. Limited Edition (58/1000). Quarto, 36 pages + 86 plates; VG-; bound in full dark blue cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has gilt lettering and tooling; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has bumping on the fore edge corners, spine has moderate discoloration; pages have gilt along the top edge, have minor age toning; shelved front table.
New York: J. S. Redfield, 1847. Quarto, 112 pages; G; quarter bound in black cloth; spine has gold panel lining; binding has heavy wear, spine has severe cracking and detachment, with chunks missing at the top and bottom, has tearing along the sides; boards have bumping and fraying along the edges, have heavy discoloration small stain marks throughout; pages have severe age toning, have minor detachment at the front and back hinges, have minor foxing along the fore edge; shelved case 12.
London: The Trianon Press for The William Blake Trust, 1954. Limited Edition, #395/1600. Octavo, unpaginated; VG; bound in quarter tan calf, gilt titling to spine brown speckled paper-covered boards; top edge gilt; Housed in matching brown speckled paper-covered slipcase, tan calf edge; mild rubbing, primarily to spine, calf edges of slipcase; gift inscription to sfep; Printed on Arches pure rag paper, which was made to match what Blake originally used, and watermarked with his monogram; shelved case 0.
New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2001. Limited Edition, #244/1000. Square quarto, 132 pages; VG in VG slipcase; bound in black cloth, gilt titling to spine; mild shelfwear; Signed by both Greg and Tim Hildebrandt on the limitation page, #244/1000; large fold-out poster bound in rear; shelved front table.
Hodder and Stoughton, 1913. First Edition. Quarto, 113 pages; G+; bound in publishers faux-vellum white cloth with pale green and gilt ornamentation on front board, gilt lettering on spine; mild sun-fading to spine, some rubbing and wear to boards and spine, including head and tail of spine beginning to chip; foxing to pastedowns; boards bowed; gift inscription to recto of frontispiece; 10 tipped-in color plates, including frontispiece, some with light foxing; green endpapers; shelved case 14.
London: Marcus Ward & Co., 1875. First Edition. Octavo, 140 pages; VG-; spine brown with gilt and black lettering and design; spine cocked; full binding of brown cloth; front cover decorated with black and gilt tooling, and illustrated panel; mild shelf wear; missing chips from crown and tail of spine; mild soiling to covers; hinges split; binding else sound; fingerprint stains on half of pages; contains six tipped-in full color plates; previous owner's name on half title; contains original advertisements; shelved case 14.
London: William Heinemann, 1910. First Edition Thus. Quarto, 159 pages; VG-; rebound in quarter red calf, marbled boards and endpapers, paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; sun-darkening to spine; wear to hinges, with front board starting on both ends; rubbing to boards; with thirty-four full page coloured mounted plates; shelved case 12.
London: The Tate Gallery, 1978-1981. First Edition. Quarto, 4 vols.; VG/VG-; full bindings of red cloth; spines gray with light labels, and black lettering; mild shelf wear; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings; mild shelf wear to upper and lower edges of dust jackets; contains black and white, and full color illustrations; pages clean; shelved above Native American History.
London: George Virtue, 1840. First Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in three quarter green leather, purple cloth boards, paneled spines with ox-blood labels and gilt titling; some rubbing and wear to binding, including bumping to corners, scraping to leather; with 119/120 plates, lacking the map; very mild foxing to some plates, as usual; edges of text block marbled; shelved above front case.
New York: Harpercollins, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, unpaginated; VG/VG; full binding of printed paper; spine black with red and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear; signed flat at title page by Aldrin and Minor; pages clean; EF consignment; shelved Case 1.
London: Effingham Wilson, 1833. First Edition. Octavo, 105 pages; VG; in original printed paper covered boards, advertisement printed on back cover; housed in custom burgundy chemise and box, gilt titling to spine of box; paper spine threatening to separate at front hinge; mild wear to boards; With fourteen wood engravings by George Cruikshank, 11 of which are full-page with tissue guards, plus three vignettes; shelved case 10.
1840 - c.1860. Octavo, ; VG; bound in full pebbled green calf with gilt, paneled spine with gilt stamping and titling, marbled endpapers; bound by Riviere with their stamp; mild rubbing to hinges; Contains 12 original pen-and-ink drawings of a baby, each captioned and surrounded in a cartouche. Each leaf is mounted in the binding. Date presumed 1840 - c.1860, based on the binder's stamp; A unique collection of private baby drawings; shelved case 0.
New York: Rock Foundation, 1988. First Edition. Folios, 3 volumes, VG/no DJs as issued; gray cloth boards, black lettering to spines: very mild overall wear to boards, spines faded beige (lettering clear and legible); minimal wear to clean text-blocks; interiors clean; VOLUME 3.1 [COSMIC GAMES]; VOLUME 3.2 [THE LABYRINTH & OTHER PATHS TO OTHER WORLDS]; VOLUME 3.3 [THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN]; frontispieces; volumes housed in VG- brown cloth slipcase; shelved front table.
New York: Brentano's, . First Edition. Quarto, 317 pages; VG-; spine brown with black lettering and Clarke figure; full binding of gray cloth with black lettering and design; spine discoloration due to age; mild shelf wear; pasted down illustration on cover torn and lifted at lower right; pages poorly cut; back hinge split; mild foxing; pages and plates clean; last four pages uncut, numerous pages in the middle uncut; with 16 tipped-in color illustrations and 24 black and white printed illustrations; shelved case 14.
Lausanne: Andre Gonin, 1943. Limited Edition, #159/174. 136 pages plus indices. Text in French. Small folio, loose-bound in salmon-colored wraps with black title and device on front, housed in a protective outer cover of paper-covered cloth boards with a gilt title on the spine. Included are 21 original engravings, 11 of which are full-page. The volume is signed by the engraver and the publisher (André Gonin), and is a limited edition (edition number 159/174). Condition: Very Good. There is some loss of paper covering at the joints of the outer cover, along with water staining at bottom left and general light marking and discoloration. The inner wraps have a 1 ¼ in. split to the bottom front joint and very minor wear to the corners and the head of the spine. The text block shows light age-toning and some foxing to pages, especially at the fore-edges. Dimensions 11.125 x 15 x 1.25 inches Shelved case 11.
1845. Oblong folio, 24 plates; G; bound in quarter dark green calf, marbled paper boards; some wear and rubbing to binding; contains Plan de la Ville de Rome 1845, followed by 23 plates by Alessandro Moschetti; mild foxing to plates; The 23 plates are: Tempio della Concordia, Tempio di Antonino e Faustina, Tempio della Pace, Tempio di Venere e Roma, Avanzi del Foro di Nerva, Arco di Gallieno, Portico di Ottavia, Avanzi del Teatro di Marcelllo, Arco di Giano Quadrifronte, Tempio di Vesta, Arco di Druso, Sepolcro di Cecillia Metella, Piazza del Popolo, Trinita di Monti, Fontana di Trevi, Piazza Colonna, Foro Trajano, Piazza della Minerva, Piazza Navona, Basilica di S. Ma. Maggiore, Pantehon di Agrippa detta la Rotonda, Interno del Pantheon, Campidoglio; RR consignment; shelved above mythology.
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1930. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, unpaginated; G/none; bound in publisher's orange cloth, blue lettering; boards shaken, moderate rubbing and wear to boards, including fraying to head and tail, smudging, teeth? marks to lower edge of front board; Inscribed twice by Gropper, the first on the title page, "On a vague visit Los Angeles, Aug. 10, 1937 in a trance," the second also on the title page, "Jan 15, 1931 To I. Klein my faithful model who posed for the fly-leaf. With love"; extremely scarce, especially signed; shelved case 2.
New York: E. Weyhe, 1956. Limited Edition, #78/225. Octavo, unpaginated. VG; bound in publisher's beige basket weave cloth, housed in G+ black slipcase; slipcase with some wear, primarily to edges of open ends; lacking original glassine; with thirty-one original wood block and linoleum plates; This book is designated copy 78 out of 225 and signed by Max Weber on the limitations page; shelved case 11.
Londres [i.e. Paris?]: 1779. Octavo, , 182 pages; VG; bound in period red morocco, rebacked with paneled gilt spine preserved; some wear to boards; text bock gilt; marbled endpapers; front pastedown with two bookplates and an old catalogue description; With a half-title and an additional engraved titlepage; illustrated with 29 plates inset, including the 'petits pieds' plate; The imprint is false; probably printed in Paris.; shelved case 3.
London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1929. Limited Edition, #449/775. Quarto. 231 pages; VG; bound in the publisher's original vellum boards, gilt title and tooling to spine and front board; pictorial endpapers, top edge of text block gilt; vellum with mild staining and wear; small wax initials to front pastedown; bookplate to verso of ffep; lacking original box; some pages uncut; illustrated with color frontispiece and 12 color plates, plus in-text black and white illustrations, number 449? of 575 copies for England signed by Arthur Rackham; shelved case 14.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1907. Second Edition. Quarto, 125 pages; VG; rebound in half red calf, boards are the original cloth from publisher's binding; spine paneled with gilt lettering and tooling; mild wear and rubbing to boards; mild rubbing to corners; with 50 color illustrations; mild foxing, does not impact plates; plates bound in rear, as usual; shelved case 14.
West Plains MO: Russ Cochran, 1976, 1977, 1984. Limited Editions, #1959/2000. Quartos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in publisher's matching white burlap, gilt lettering to spines, brown leather labels with gilt lettering and color illustrated inlays to front covers; housed in publisher's dark brown slipcase with gilt lettering to spine; spines with mild rubbing and wear, boards with mild toning; Publisher's letter in volumes 1 and 2; all 3 volumes have matching limitation numbers, #1959/2000; profusely illustrated with hundreds of illustrations; with illustrations by J Allen St John, John C Burroughs, Morris Gollub, Hal Foster, Burne Hogarth, Frank Schoonover, Roy Krenkel, Reed Crandall, and Frank Frazetta; shelved front table.
In aedibus Story-Scientia: Gandavi [Ghent], 1968. Limited Edition, #418/675. Folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in full vellum covered boards, gilt titling to spine, gilt illustration to front board; some vellum separating from the pastedowns, as expected; mild rubbing and wear to binding; This publication was issued to commemorate the hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the foundation of the State University of Ghent. This edition is limited to six hundred and seventy-five copies, of which seventy-five were numbered I to LXXV, and printed for the University Council, and six hundred, numbered 1 to 600, were to be offered for sale, of which this is #418; shelved front case.
London: Heinemann, 1921. Limited Edition, #460/550. Quarto; VG; Bound in full leather by Sangorski and Sutcliffe with gilt lettering and designs; Raised bands on spine with titles in gilt; Satyr design on front board in leather and gilt; All edges gilt; End papers have been repaired at the gutters; Binding tight; Text block toned but free of marking; All illustrations guarded by tissue with text. Previous owners small bookplate on interior of rear end paper, gift inscription by previous owner in pen; Book is SIGNED by Rackham on the limitations page and numbered 460 of a limited edition of 550. LP Consignment; Shelved case 14.
Paris: Chez H. Agasse, 1805. 7, 114 plates; G; bound in full period tree-calf, paneled spine with two labels with gilt titling, gilt to panels; patterned endpapers; Page 7 and 'Addidion a l'explication des planches' both excised, trimmed on all edges, and loose within; Composition et Expression 1 (planche double) excised but present, Dessin 13 excised but present, Dessin 38 excised and missing, Gravure 8 excised and missing, Sculpture en Bois 1 excised, cut into pieces, with some pieces present; with 114/116 plates; shelved case 4.
London: Nattali and Bond, 1855. Ninth Edition. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; all volumes bound uniformly in unsigned full polished brown calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling, 2 green labels with gilt titling; housed in a custom slipcase, lined inside, cloth cover, both sides covered in marbled paper; all volumes with very light and mild wear, primarily to hinges and corners; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; bookplate to front pastedowns; light scattered foxing; The Tour of Doctor Syntax has 31 hand-colored etched plates, The Second Tour with 24 hand-colored etched plates, and The Third Tour with 25 hand-colored etched plates.; 80 color illustrations by Thomas Rowlandson in total, including 3 frontispieces and two second title-pages with vignettes (Second title not present or called for in volume two); The title page calls for 81 plates, but the second title of volume two was never made; shelved case 0.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 224pp.; VG/VG; spine tan with teal and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor bumping and shelfwear; price-clipped; the front pastedown, both sides of the ffep, and the half-title pages have inscriptions and drawings/doodles by the following cartoonists: Mort Gerberg, Sam Gross, Marvin Tannenberg, Dana Fradon, Bill Woodman, Jack Ziegler, Gahan Wilson, George Booth; shelved case 1.
Paris: Durand Ainé, Marcand D'Estampes, 1832. Quarto, unpaginated; VG; bound in 3/4 red calf, marbled boards; gilt stamping and titling to spine; head and tail both have some glue repair, head with drop of glue showing, chipping to head and tail of spine' some rubbing and wear to binding; bookplate to front pastedown; with 70 beautifully colored plates, some mild foxing, primarily to edges; list of plates bound in rear; MW consignment; shelved case 11.