New York: Random House, 1971. First Edition. Oblong octavo, 111 pages; VG/VG-; spine olive green, with brown lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; fading to edges of jacket all around; fading to spine; price uncut '$7.95'; inscribed by Welty at title page; profusely illustrated with black and white photos; pages clean; shelved Case 11.
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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1951-1952. Limited Editions, 1197/2000. Octavo, 3 vols.; G+; full bindings of white, orange, and yellow cloth; spines with green, red, and blue lettering; housed in G red slipcase; ex-library, with usual marks; mild shelf wear and soiling; each vol. hand-numbered 1197 at colophon; "Jack and the Beanstalk" signed flat at colophon by Hersholt; "Hansel and Gretel" signed flat at colophon by Pitz; "Bluebeard" signed flat at colophon by Hersholt; pages clean; shelved Limited Editions Club.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1951-1952. Limited Editions, 1197/2000. Octavo, 3 vols.; G+; full bindings of dark green, white, and navy cloth; spines with gilt, red, and silver lettering; housed in G red slipcase; ex-library, with usual marks; mild shelf wear and soiling; each vol. stamped 1197 at colophon; "King Midas" signed flat at colophon by Eichenberg; "Pandora's Box" signed flat at colophon by Busoni; "Emperor's New Clothes" signed flat at colophon by Hersholt and Metzl; pages clean; shelved Limited Editions Club.
London: The War Office, 1917. First Edition. Quarto, 2 vols.; G+; quarter tan cloth bindings, boards in gray paper; spines with leather labels with gilt lettering; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped and exposed; upper right corner of vol. 1 front board missing; mild scuffing to vol. 1 spine; two dark stains to vol. 2 front board; bumps to fore edges of vol. 2 boards; vol. 2 joints starting; small closed tears at crown and tail of vol. 2 spine; scuffing to vol. 2 back board; all edges of both vols. with decorative red speckling; both vols. profusely illustrated with color and black and white drawings and watercolors; pages clean; shelved Front Table.
Paris: Calmann-Lévy, 1908. First Edition. Octavo, 183 pages; VG; fully bound in light brown morocco with five raised band and gilt lettering on the spine, and gilt tooling on the font and rear board; 44 colored illustrations; original spine bound in the rear; one of a 100 copies on papier vélin d'Arches; staining and rubbing to both the front and the rear board, pages clean; text in French; shelved front case.
Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Grambo, and Co., 1853. Stereotype Edition. Octavo, 415 pages; G+; contemporary full calf binding; spine with dark brown label, with gilt lettering; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; worn impressions of letters W B S at front board; dents at top and bottom panels of spine; scuffing to back board; numerous inscriptions and notes at endpapers; textblock age-toned and foxed throughout; shelved Front Case.
London: Oswald Wolff (Publishers) Limited, 1958. First English Edition. Octavo, 195 pages; VG; contemporary green leather quarter binding, boards in marbled paper; spine paneled, with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; rubbing to edges of boards; ribbon bookmark; previous owner's inscription at second free endpaper; newspaper clipping taped before half title; maps at front and back of volume; occasional pencil marginalia; shelved Case 9.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1950. First Edition. Octavo, 253 pages; VG-/VG-; spine foxed white, with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; small chips missing at corners of flap folds; small closed tear to upper and lower edges of jacket front; crown and tail of jacket spine missing; small chip missing from middle of jacket spine; scudding to jacket back; price uncut '8/6 net'; spine cocked; foxing to all edges of textblock; bookseller's stamp at front free endpaper; moderate foxing throughout textblock; no marginalia; shelved below Front Counter.
New York: Baker and Godwin, 1862. First Edition. Octavo, 385 pages; G+; modern rebacking, with previous boards retained; spine gray bookcloth with gilt lettering, boards in contemporary dark brown cloth; marked shelf wear and some soiling; corners bumped and exposed; chips of cloth missing at edges of boards; previous ownership inscription retained and pasted down at front free endpaper; pages clean; shelved Case 1.
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1848. Fifth Edition. Octavo, 429 pages; VG-; contemporary three-quarter calf binding, boards in dark green cloth; spine paneled, with gilt design, and orange label with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; boards scuffed; corners bumped; joints previously repaired; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; spine cocked; all edges marbled; endpapers foxed; pages clean; shelved Case 9.
Winchester VA: Five Cedars Press, 1993. First Edition. Octavo; VG; navy blue spine with gilt text; first edition; no jacket; cloth has clean exterior; strong, straight boards; text block exterior edges show no wear; clean edges; pictorial endpapers; tight binding; illustrated with photographs; map tipped in to p 55; interior clean; pp 338; signed by author.
New York: The Viking Press, 1947. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 312 pages; VG/VG-; spine pictorial, with yellow and blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; small chips missing at corners of flap folds; small closed tears at crown and tail of jacket spine; price cut; faint blue dye at upper edge of textblock; pages clean; shelved below Front Counter.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1983. Reprinted. Octavo; VG-/paperback; brown spine with ivory text; reprinted; covers have slight shelf wear; minor edge wear; front tail corner creased; fully intact binding; exterior edges to text block has mild toning; interior clean; illustrated; slight peeling inside rear cover; tape inside rear cover; pp 340.
Philadelphia: The Pennsylvania State Society, 1841. Thin 12mo; G+; dark brown spine without text; full title: Proceedings of the General Society of the Cincinnati, with the Original Institution of the Order, to Which are Annexed the Act of Incorporation by the State of Pennsylvania; The By-Laws of the Pennsylvania Society, and the Testimonial to the Memory of General Washington, as Adopted and Communicated by the Meeting of the General Society, in May, 1800; no jacket; textured cloth exterior shows slight wear; few whitish spots to rear; straight boards; ex-library sticker to front; text block exterior edges have light wear; ex-library plate to front pastedown; partially detached binding to gutter to title page; ex-library markings to copyright page; illustrated; small bubble defect to rear pastedown; pp 68.
Washington DC: The Darling Printing Company, 1940. Octavo; pp 358; G+; gray spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth exterior has sturdy slightly; few stain streaks to front; some rubbing wear to joints and corners; slight lean to spine; textblock exterior edges have moderately age toned; good binding; minor spots to few pages; small chip to fore edge to p 355; otherwise interior clean; illustrated.
New York: Belford Company, Publishers, 1890. Thick Octavo; VG-; gray spine with gilt text; volume 2 only; no jacket; exterior cloth has slight wear; black rules to spine head and tail edges; some rubbing wear to corners and spine edges; black blind stamped borders to front; black circular crest to front; strong boards; textblock exterior edges have modest age tone; good binding; patterned endpapers; previous owner's name to fep; frontispiece with tissue guard; minor foxing to tissue guard and title page; interior good; illustrated; pp 939.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1965. Octavo; VG-/G-; pp 420; off-white pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has mild overall tone, due to age; minor edge wear; price clipped front flap; some damp staining inside dj; cloth shows slight exterior wear; strong boards; mild edge wear; text block exterior edges have mild tone; deckled fore edge; intact binding; pictorial endpapers; ex-library stamp to front pastedown; publisher's ex-library markings to verso to fep; interior clean; illustrated.
Washington DC: The Tartt Gallery, 1989. Booklet (9x12); VG-/paperback; beige covers; black titles to front; pictorial image to front; slightly sunned front toward spine; intact binding; text block edges have minimal tone; previous owner's name to title page; illustrated; unpaginated; interior clean.
Köln: Tachen, 1999. Limited Edition. Elephant folio; vg/vg; dj, white spine with blue text; HB, white cloth with blue text; signed by the author; copy 3,635 of 10,000; includes metal stand (SEE PHOTOS) DJ has minor shelf wear and bumping, some closed tears to edges (SEE PHOTOS), Boards strong, some cornerwear; Textblock exterior has some faint staining (SEE PHOTOS), otherwise clean, interior pages clean. 464pp. PLEASE SEE ALL TWELVE PHOTOS OF THE BOOK BEFORE PLACING YOUR ORDER. IF ALL IMAGES ARE NOT AVAILABLE DUE TO PHOTO CAP, PLEASE CONTACT SELLER FOR ACCESS TO ALL TWELVE PHOTOS. 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. TO ALL INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMER, PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT DUE TO THE SIZE, VALUE, AND WEIGHT OF THIS LISTING, INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING WILL BE EXPENSIVE. EXPECT TO PAY > $400.00 FOR SHIPPING. THIS IS UNAVOIDABLE, APOLOGIES. Currently shelved in Allan's office, until future update(s).
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1983. First Macmillan Printing. Oblong Octavo; VG-/G; dark green spine with red and yellow text; first Macmillan printing; dust jacket has slight rubbing wear, mostly to rear; few chips to edges; light sticker residue to front; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; mild edge wear; strong, straight boards; mild tone to text block edges; light foxing to exterior head edge; tight binding; illustrated with numerous line drawings; few charts; interior good; pp 185.
London: The Religious Tract Society, n.d. Octavo; G; brownish tan spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight wear to front and rear panels; noticeably sunned spine; sturdy boards; binding intact; slight fraying to spine edges; exterior text edges have modest age toning; slight cracking to front hinge; frontispiece; minor chip to fore edge to few pages, mid text; slight defect to gutter to p 128; light pencil to p 178; illustrated with black and white plates; pp 252.
Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Historical Publishing Association, 1903. First Edition. Large octavos, three volumes; G; Dark green cloth spine with gilt lettering; Boards have moderate to moderate+ wear on all edges and corners, and moderate+ soiling to spines; Binding on all three volumes is loose, but all pages are intact (ffep and subsequent page of volume one are loose); Moderate wear and age-toning to deckled edges of textblock; illustrated; t.e.g.
New York: Random House, 1989. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; red and beige pictorial spine with gilt and cream text; first edition; dust jacket has mild exterior wear; small scratch to rear; cloth shows minimal exterior wear; straight boards; textblock exterior edges have minimal wear; illustrated endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; pp 436; inscribed by author.
Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2000. First Edition. Octavo; pp 474; VG/VG-; blue/green pictorial spine with black text; first edition; dust jacket has slight exterior wear; minor chips to spine head edge; discoloration inside dj to tail edge; cloth exterior clean; mild ding to front fore edge; strong boards; exterior text block edges have very light tone; tight binding; light underlining and marginalia to p 403; otherwise interior clean; illustrated.
London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1968. Reprinted. Large Octavo; VG-/G; black, red, blue and white pictorial spine with black and white text; reprinted; mylar wrap to dust jacket; dust jacket exterior has modest exterior wear; some soiling to rear; minor edge wear; price clipped front flap; cloth shows minimal exterior wear; very light edge wear; textblock exterior edges have slightly yellowish tone; previous bookshop's small stamp to ffep; gift inscription to verso to ffep; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 285.
Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1930. Larger Octavo; G; blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modest rubbing wear to exterior; decorative gilt titles and border to front; color paper label to front; noticeable wear to edges; sturdy boards; textblock exterior edges have age toned somewhat; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to fep; tape to fep; small defects to hinges; frontispiece; light erasing to verso to frontispiece; 2.5 inch tear to frontispiece toward gutter; interior good; illustrated; pp 382.
London and New York: Allan Wingate (Publishers) Ltd, 1950. First Edition. 12mo; G+/G-; black tan pictorial spine with black text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows slight sunning to spine; mild wear to front and rear; some chips to edges; light foxing to flaps; cloth exterior has sunned spine; light wear toward edges; strong boards; light foxing to first and last few pages; good, intact binding; unmarked interior pages; pp 208.
London: The Popular Book Club, 1958. Reprinted. 12mo; G/G-; blue/off-white spine with black text; reprinted; dust jacket has moderate exterior wear; slight foxing to exterior; some chips to edges; mylar wrap to dj; damp staining to rear flap edge; cloth has mild discoloration, due to age; sturdy boards; minor rubbing to edges; textblock exterior edges have modest age toning; previous owner's bookplate to fep; slight cracking to rear hinge; pages inside have mild tone; illustrated; pp 280.
London: Leo Cooper, c. 1969. 12mo; VG-/G; white pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket shows mild soiling to exterior; slight edge wear; reddish stain inside dj; cloth has minimal exterior wear; straight boards; exterior edges to text block have light tone; pictorial endpapers; previous bookshop's sticker to front pastedown; previous owner's name to fep; interior clean; previous owner's ex- libris embossed stamp to title page; pp 373.
Gloucester: Gloucester Historical Reproductions, 1978. Oblong Quarto Booklet (12x9); VG-/paperback; black comb spine without text; volume three only; light tan covers show might exterior wear; intact binding; brown lettering to front; previous bookshop's tiny sticker to rear; mild toning to text block edges; profusely illustrated; interior good; unpaginated.
Rockville MD: The National Institute of Justice's National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, 2001. Large Booklet [9x12]; VG/paperback; black tape bound spine without text; white covers with black lettering; title to front; exterior shows slight wear due to handling; fully intact binding; text block exterior edges have mild wear; interior clean; illustrated; pp 115.
Washington DC: The Office of the Federal Register National Archives and Records Service General Services Administration, 1978. Thick Octavo; G+; green spine with gilt text to blue rectangle; odd volume; no jacket; cloth shows slight soiling to exterior, due to handling; sturdy boards; minor rubbing to corners and joints; textblock exterior edges have slight age toning; good binding; frontispiece; interior pages good: illustrated; pp ; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
California: Self-Published, 1997. Small Quarto; G- Spiral Bound Paperback; Black spiral binding with yellow covers; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, bending to covers, bending to corners, writing in pencil on front cover; Textblock has bending to pages towards bottom corner, slight bending to corners, rubbing along tail edge; unpaginated.
Canadian County History Book Association, 1987. Quarto; G+ Hardcover; Blue spine with Silver text; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, rubbing to front cover, bumping to corners; Textblock has rubbing along tail edge, faint mark along fore edge; 565 pp Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1992. First Edition, Fifth Printing. Octavo, 321 pages; VG/VG; spine blue, with white and yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; price uncut '$23.00'; inscribed at title page; pages clean; shelved below Front Counter.
London: printed for S. Crowder, in Pater-Noster-Row, [1775?]. 12mo., xii, 155  pages; VG; bound in later three quarters calf with marbled paper boards, spine with gilt titling 'Fair Rosamond & Jane Shore - London 1700'; mild rubbing and wear; small Robert W. Downing bookplate to front pastedown; with wood-engraved frontispiece and numerous illustrations; poor impressions to both text and plates; date presumed from the ESTC, with only one copy listed, located at the British Library; extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 545 pages; VG/VG; spine brown and dark blue, with white and yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; mild wear to crown of jacket spine; signed flat by Merwin at title page; pages clean; shelved Case 0.
Wilmington: The Historical Society of Delaware, 1888. Octavo; G Hardcover; Brown spine with No text; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, chipping and fraying along spine edges, rubbing and bumping to corners; Textblock has writing in pen on front endpaper and title page, open tear to second page, marking in pencil on some pages, brown marks on some pages, age toning; 74 pp.
Lancaster: Privately Printed, 1944. Octavo; G Hardcover; Dark Blue spine with Gilt text; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, fraying along edges, rubbing to corners, paper stuck to front cover, white mark on front cover; Textblock has age toning, writing in pen on half title page, marking in red pen to rear pages; 93 pp.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955. First Edition, First Printing / BOMC. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG/VG-; spines beige with red, blue, and black titling; dust jackets protected with a mylar covering, price uncut, mild shelfwear and chipping, primarily to extremities of volume 1, slightly more wear and fading to volume 2; SIGNED on half-title of volume 2 by President Truman; Volume one is a book club, volume 2 is a First Edition, First Printing; EF consignment; shelved case 5.
Cincinnati: The Robert Clarke Company, 1902. Octavo; G- Hardcover; Brown spine with Gilt text; Boards shaken, some edgewear, some shelfwear, fraying along tail edge of spine, rubbing to corners; Textblock has bookplate on front pastedown, ink stamps on front endpaper, front pastedown, and page 136, split hinge between front endpaper and second page, pages 85-94 partially separated from textblock, plate between pages 90 and 91 fully separated from textblock, age toning; 136 pp.