London: John Williams, 1831. Second Edition. Large Folio, 41 pages; VG; bound in contemporary marbled boards, rebacked in half leather with new black leather spine and gilt lettering; title page with repaired tear and laid-down; with 32 plates ?f, 1f, 2, 6f, 8f, 8/9, 11f, 11, 14, 15, 17-25, 26f, 26, 27, 27, 28, 28, 29, 29, 30, 31, 31, 38 and 39 ('f' indicates a folding plate); Though numbered erratically to 39, authorities agree on 34 plates.; shelved above mythology.
Brooklyn: Pratt Adlib Press, 1961. Limited Edition, 1/1500. Octavo; VG-; debossed black wrappers detached from spine, but present; three 12 x 8"monochrome woodcuts bound in; "The Way of the Woodcut" is the third in a series of keepsakes published by the Pratt Adlib Press under the direction of Fritz Eichenberg. Designed by Igal Roodenko. Printed by James Lanier at the press of Igal Roodenko,; shelved case 11.
Basileae: Per Sebastianvm Henricpetri, . Small Octavo, , 776 pages; G+; bound in early vellum, ink title and date on spine; three large holes, one each on front board, spine, rear board; small holes present from binding; vellum largely detached from text block; mild age-toning to interior; small sticker to ffep; Dedicatory epistle (dated 1560) by the ed., Marcus Hopper; 6 parts in 1, volume 1 only, with parts 7-11 in volume 2; shelved case 3.
New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 303pp.; VG-/G+; spine pictorial tan with black, green, and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50'; dust jacket has some mild chipping to the head and tail of spine, corners, mild darkening to spine, chipping to edges; name written on ffep; small stamp on rear endpaper; mild age-toning to pages; gutter slightly open on pages 160/161; FIRST PUBLISHED IN SEPTEMBER 1938 is stated on the copyright page with no other statements of subsequent printings, 1938 is also present on the title page; Boards are brick colored cloth with oatmeal cloth spine; Back of dust jacket has no text; shelved case 2.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1970. Limited Edition (1087/1500). Quarto, 165 pages; VG; half bound in blue cloth; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; illustrated; with publisher's glassine in good condition, housed in publisher's slipcase numbered and signed by the illustrator on colophon; shelved with Limited Editions Club.
New York: The Viking Press, 1945. First Edition, First Printing, First State Boards. Octavo, 208 pages; G+/G+; spine blue with yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.00'; moderate wear to dust jacket, including to chipping to head and tail of spine, red lie on head of spine, rubbing; one piece of tape to each pastedown, with bleeding onto facing endpapers; fore edges of boards have some discoloration; partial culaccino to front board; inscription on ffep; All three points present: First Published by The Viking Press in January 1945 is stated on the copyright page with no references to further printings. The first state of the first printing has light-buff (tan) cloth boards and top page edge stained blue; shelved case 2.
New York: Covici Fride, 1936. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 349 pages; VG-/none; with facsimile dust jacket; bound in orange cloth with black lettering and red lines; small closed tear to head of spine; binding slightly loose; small closed tear to gutter of title page; discoloration to title page, presumably from newspaper; top edge of text block red; shelved case 2.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 283 pages; VG-/G+; spine blue with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; some chipping to corners, head and tail of spine, mild rubbing to hinges, boards; bookplate to ffep; small date stamp on ffep; SM consignment; shelved case 6.
Princeton, NJ: Panache Magazine, 1971. Limited Edition (#764). Octavo, Unpaginated; G-; spine is black with white lettering; binding has heavy wear along the spine with crinkling, tearing, and severe detachment in several spots, as expected; pages clear; contains a loose signed letter from the editor; shelved case 0.
San Francisco, CA: Taylor & Taylor, 1918. Limited Edition (146/300). Octavo, 28 pages; VG-; spine is faded beige; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with mild chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, spine stamp has been heavily faded; pages clear; profusely illustrated; shelved case 0.
London: Oxford University Press, 1932. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 328 pages; VG-/Fair; spine is blue with heavily faded brown lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has heavy wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping and several open tears on the front cover and a large closed tear along the fore edge of the front cover; binding has minor cocking on the spine, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minor age toning and slight creasing on the first several pages; shelved classical studies.
London: Oxford University Press, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 180 pages; G/G-; Spine is brown with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price cut, has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with crinkling and chipping at the top and bottom of the spine and on the fore edge corners; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have profuse pencil markings throughout, original owner's name is written in pen on the ffep; shelved classical studies.
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1958. Limited Edition (497/850). Quarto, 224 pages; VG-; fully bound in black cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, has minor rubbing on both boards, has minor detachment at several spots; pages have minor blotching along the top edge; profusely illustrated, illustrated endpapers; housed in black publisher's slipcase; signed by both authors on the limitation page; shelved case 12.
London: Oxford University Press, 1926. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 695 pages; VG-; fully bound in green cloth, spine has heavily faded gilt tooling and lettering; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, heavy fading on the spine, with minor chipping at the top and bottom of the spine and bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minor age-toning, slight chipping and paperclip residue in the first several pages; shelved classical studies.
London: Effingham Wilson, 1872. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 147 pages; VG-; fully bound in red cloth; front cover and spine have gilt lettering; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges and has minor detachment on the first and last endpapers; pages clear; illustrated with several plates with tissue guards; shelved case 12.
London: E. H. Butler & Co., 1863. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 156 pages; VG-; spine is green with faded gilt lettering; half bound in green cloth and red vellum; binding has heavy rubbing on both boards, moderate wear along the top, bottom, and fore edge, with heavy chipping at the fore edge corners and mild chipping at the top and bottom of the spine; pages have gilt along the top edge, age toning, occasional blotching, and minor detachment on page 120; shelved case 13.
London: Blacker, himself, 1855. Second Edition. Small Octavo, xi, , viii, , 259 pages; VG: bound in contemporary full brown calf with a double-ruled gilt border, rebacked with new brown leather spine, previous black leather label with gilt lettering preserved; some pages uncut; mild and scattered foxing to interior; with 20 plates plus frontispiece, 18 in color; shelved case 10.
Hartford, Conn. W. S. Williams & Co., 1866. First Edition. Octavo, 384 pages; VG-; rebound in gray buckram, gilt lettering to spine, gilt Central Intelligence Agency seal to front cover; mild wear to boards; non-archival tape to gutters of frontispiece, title page; mild foxing throughout; with 13 plates; shelved case 1.
Flammarion, 1949. Quarto, 123 pages; VG-/VG-; spine beige with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, numerous closed tears, some sun-fading and a small water-stain to spine; bowing to boards; gift inscription to ffep; 12 black and white illustrated chapter heads and 8 full page color illustrations; shelved front table or window.
London: F. and C. Rivington, 1794. Reprint. Small Octavo, xx, 453, ; G+; bound in full black leather, gilt lettering to spine; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, cracking to spine; wear to front hinge, with board threatening; interior clean; with engraved frontispiece and title page; title page continues: "Divided into XVII chapters: One whereof being read every Lord's Day, the Whole may be read over thrice in the Year...with Private Devotions for Several Occasions."; shelved case 4.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1958. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 220 pages; G/VG-; spine black and white with orange lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00', spine slightly sun-faded, mild wear and chipping; ffeptorn out, with some mild damage to gutter; INSCRIBED on half-title page by Matheson; shelved case 8.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2012. Limited Edition, #20/400. Octavo, 303 pages; VG; bound in full green premium leather with gilt and black design; housed in a VG green clamshell; Reproduction of the illustrated edition published in Boston in 1873. From the Easton Press advertisement: "A beautiful 6-1/4" x 8-3/4" volume, fully bound in premium leather. All 110 original illustrations from the historic 19th century English language Edition. Replication of the 1873 Edition's spectacular two-color cover design. A raised "hubbed" spine deeply embossed with genuine 22kt gold. Acid-neutral paper that will not crumble with age. Printed marbled endsheets. A clamshell case, covered in luxurious fabric, specially designed for this edition. Limited to just 400 hand-numbered copies!"; of the 400 copies, this is number 20; certificate and unused bookplate loose within; shelved case 7.