New York: Allen D. Bragdon Publishers, Inc., 1986. 12mo; unpaginated; VG/no-DJ; red spine without text; glassine wraps show slight wear; cloth has minor wear to exterior; slightly age toned papered front with red text and illustration; very slight wear to edges; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; color illustrations; interior clean.
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New York: Nelson and Sons, c. . Octavo, 211 pages; VG-; fully bound in brown cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering and tooling; binding has minor wear, with minor bumping and fraying at the top and bottom of the spine and on the fore edge corners; pages have minor age toning and minimal detachment in several locations.
London: John Stockdale, 1793. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary washed calf, newly rebacked with spine preserved; spine with elaborate gilt stamping, two labels with gilt titling; marbled endpapers; bookplate to front paste-downs; with 112 plates and tissue-guards; the title page of volume 1 has been trimmed slightly on the bottom edge, slightly impacting the date of publication; shelved case 7.
Basileæ: In Officina Heruagiana [Johann Herwagen]; [Johannes Froben], 1538/1518. Octavo, a-x8, y7, A8, B4; VG; bound in 17th century calf, plain paneled spine; some rubbing and wear to binding, minor worming to binding; mild soiling to interior; Lacking y8-z8; The wanting leaves of the 1538 edition substituted after 350 with new pagination of 106-126 with the Galeomyomachia in Greek only from the 1518 Froben edition of Aesopi Phrygis vita et fabellæ, cum latina interpretatione. Early substitution, (i.e. 17th century or earlier) as the textblock is integral and the binding unrestored; Printer's device on title page and on verso of last leaf.; Wide margins; Second title page trimmed at top; small holes in upper and lower gutters of the entire first part from previous binding; Text in Greek and Latin on facing pages for the Aesop, Greek only for the Galeomyomachia Provenance to the recto and verso of the ffep, Fitzwilliam family provenance in several early hands, the largest stating playfully: "William Fitzwilliam not his Book, but John Fitzwilliam his booke"; Scattered marginalia and underlining, including extensive minute annotations in an early faded 16th century hand around the rear printer's mark, other minor annotations throughout, notably in English on Midas on page 315.; Scarce; PD consignment; shelved case 3.
Boston: George W. Briggs & Co., 1855. First Edition. 8vo., 182pp.; G+; bound in original blind- and gilt-stamped brown cloth, gilt lettering; cover of tail of spine coming loose, head of spine missing, chips to rest of spine; rubbing, bumping, and fraying to corners, board edges; some water damage, cloth on boards has some waviness and air-pockets, lower edge of ffep through title page, page 174-end; water damage to the corners and lower edges of plates; pencil writing to endpapers; colored frontis and five b/w plates; Alcott's first book, a collection of fables about nature she wrote at age 16 for her friend and neighbor Ellen Emerson, the daughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson. It was published in an edition of 1600 copies.; KS consignment; shelved case 7.
Paris: Aubert et Cie. Quartos, unpaginated; Good condition; Worn light brown quarter-bound leather spine with black and gold indented bands and gilded text, significant wear to spine head, foot and hinges, significant rubbing to green cloth board edges, heavy bumping to corners, slight wear to boards, scratching to textblock edges; foxing and age-toning to pages, heavy in some portions and light in others, previous owner name written neatly on title page of both volumes, all plates by Honoré Daumier present (Volume I: 50 plates, Volume II: 51 plates); Volume I  Volume II .
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1970. Octavo; pp 354; G/G; sunned beige spine with dark green and gilt text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight sunning to spine; mild wear to exterior; lightly splayed boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; ex-library markings to ffep; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown.
New York: Brentano's. Early Edition. 4to., 319pp.; VG-; rebound in bright orange cloth, black lettering on spine; part of original front board preserved and attached to front board, includes the entirety of the title, center illustration, and artist's name; interior has some age-toning and foxing; mild rubbing, staining to rear cover; LP consignment; shelved case 12, Dupont.
St. Paul: Llewellyn Publications, 1993. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; pp 216; VG/paperback; pinkish purple spine with blue and yellow text; covers show only light wear to exterior; mild wear to edges; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. Octavo; pp 279; G-; black spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows scratches to rear; some toning toward exterior edges and spine; noticeably rubbed edges; pictorial papered front; sturdy boards; text block has slightly age toned exterior edges; deckled fore edge; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated in vivid color; some slight foxing to pages, impacting few plates; otherwise clean interior; good binding;.
Reilly & Lee, 1905. 32mo., 127 pages,  ad; VG; bound in publisher's red paper with dark green lettering; Tales include Little Snow-White, The Three Little Men in the Wood, The Queen Bee, Snow-White and Rose-Red, Clever Grethel. With 14 color illustrations and numerous black and white illustrations; shelved case 14.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1983. Limited Edition, 518 copies. small 4to., 58pp.; VG; spine off-white; dust jacket off-white, protected with a mylar covering; very mild shelfwear; interior clean; with an original leaf from the first edition (1818) of The Fables of Aesop and a new impression from one of Bewick's original wood engravings, both present, this copy has page 51/52, The Fox and the Vizor Mask; JS consignment; shelved case 7.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Inc., 1958. Quarto; pp 99; G; tanned spine with black text; no jacket; cloth shows mild age toning to exterior; chipped spine edges; minor wear to fore edges; chip to rear panel at tail corner; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated.
Munich: Georg W. Dietrich, 1913. Quarto in dark pink cloth hardcovers with vinyl cover; gold and black gilt on covers; moderate soiling; strong binding; title page slightly soiled and repaired with scotch tape; illustrations on white glossy paper; text in Gothic letters; in German; pp. 95; shelved in Case # 7; DC consignment; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: The Burton Club, n.d. . Special edition. Octavos in black hardcovers with silver gilt; VG; good binding and minimal soiling; frontispiece color illustration in each volume; deckle edges; text clean; about 250 pages each; shelved above oversized art books; please contact us for shipping costs.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1994. First Editions Thus. Octavos, 17 volumes; VG; bound in fine genuine burgundy leather with bright gilt spine titles and gilt and black decorative motif on covers; each volume with matching motif; head of spine of volume 1 bleached to gray, presumably through sun; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; all 17 volumes still in publisher's shrinkwrap, shelved above case 1.
Cambridge: The University Press, 1952. Octavo; G/Fair-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with faint red print; DJ is blue with red and blue print, portion at front top spine corner torn away, tears at spine ends and flap corners, tears and chipping across top edge, toning to spine and peripheral toning; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, toning to bottom edge and to front top spine corner, wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has name stamp on front flyleaf, toning to endpapers, puckering to frontispiece and single interior plate, age-toning to paper; xvii, 365 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1988. Quarto; pp 125; VG-/G-; black spine with ivory text; full title: Historical Atlas of World Mythology, Vol. I: The Way of the Animal Powers; Part 1: Mythologies of the Primitive Hunters and Gatherers; odd volume; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; small closed tears to rear; light toning to flaps; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1989. Quarto; pp 251; VG-/G-; black spine with ivory text; full title: Historical Atlas of World Mythology, Vol. II: The Way of the Seeded Earth; Part 2: Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Northern Americas; odd volume; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; small closed tears to rear; light toning to flaps; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1989. Quarto; pp 387; VG/G-; black spine with ivory text; full title: Historical Atlas of World Mythology, Vol. II: The Way of the Seeded Earth; Part 3: Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Middle and Southern Americas; odd volume; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing and scratches to exterior; minor wear to edges; lightly toned flaps; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; lightly sunned edges; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
New York: Philomel Books, 1991. First Impression. Large Thin Octavo; pp 69; VG-/VG-; ivory white pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear to exterior; minor edge wear; mylar wrap; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean; inscribed by Eric Carle.
London: James Fraser, 1841. First Edition. Small octavo, 303 pages; VG; bound in brown leather with six-band embossed spine and gold gilt; rebacked with spine preserved; boards with double gilt rule, board edges with single gilt roll; marbled end pages; strong binding; first few pages with slight browning around spine; text and paper clean; includes lectures on Islam, the Reformation, Cromwell; GP consignment; shelved in Case 3.
New York: Dodd, Mead, & Company, 1982. First Edition. Octavo, 48 pages; VG/VG-; spine is black with yellow lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with a small tear at the top of the spine and the bottom fore edge corner of the back cover, has minor rubbing on the back cover; binding has minor cocking and detachment on the spine, has minor residue on page 48; shelved case 14.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1930. Octavo; pp 327; Fair; light brown spine with black text; no jacket; cloth has some fraying to spine edges; worn fore corners; sun darkened spine; front and rear show moderate soiling; slight foxing toward head edge; text block has age toned appearance to exterior edges; broken hinges; previous owner's name to ffep; few numbers in ink to ffep; slight foxing to edges of some pages; Illustrated with engravings;.
New York: The Grolier Club, 1901. Limited Edition, one of 325 copies. 8vo, unpaginated; VG; spine brown leather with blind tooling, obscured by chemise; bound in original pigskin decorated with blind tooling, with brass clasps, both working; marbled endpapers; housed in the publisher's felt-lined chemise and slipcase, G, chemise has some fraying and mild wear, slipcase has moderate wear, still sturdy enough to hold the volume, rear panel detached on three sides, top edge threatening to detach; one of 325 copies on Whatman paper (and three on vellum); Translated by Robert Copland from the French Version Published in Paris in 1504. A Literal Reprint in the Types of Wynkyn de Worde after the Unique Copy Printed by him on Parchment in London MCCCCCXII; shelved case 12.
New York: Walker And Company, 1966. Octavo; VG/G-Hardcover; Yellow and white spine with black text; Moderate shelf wear and age to dust jacket otherwise intact, rubbing along jacket surfaces; Moderate wear to bowed boards otherwise strong and clean, binding solid; dark age toned pages; Age toned text block exterior, text block clean; 272 pp.
n.p. Anness Publishing Ltd, 2017. Large Octavo; pp 512; G/paperback; black pictorial spine with white text; covers have only light scratches to exterior; slightly bumped corners; mild creases to panels; mild sticker residue to front; intact panels; text block has little wear to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; mild smudges to table of contents pages; clean interior; profusely illustrated;.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1913. First Edition Thus. 4to., 378pp.; VG-; bound in publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spine and extensive gilt decoration to spine and front board; top edge of text block gilt; binding slightly loose, beginning to open on front gutter; some foxing throughout; with 32 colored plates, including frontispiece; some fraying to corners, board edges, head and tail of spine; shelved case 14.
Yokohama: Published by the Author, 1910. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, blemish on rear; Text block missing front flyleaf, cracked hinges, tanning to endpapers and title page, clean text; xxvii, 391 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Rinehart & Co., 1952. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with tan and black print; DJ has peripheral tanning including spine, small tears at spine ends and flap corners, mild shelfwear; Boards quarter bound with tan cloth to spine and grey cloth to boards, red print on spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has bookplate on half-title page, mild age-toning to endpapers and pages, else clean and tight; 329 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York, Hagerstown, San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1979. First U.S. Edition. Quarto; pp 132; G/G-; light peach spine with black text; dust jacket has some smudges to exterior; lightly sunned spine; cloth has mild sun fading toward edges and to spine; sturdy boards; text block has mild shelf wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior edges slightly toned; profusely illustrated;.
UK: Stephen Austin, 1854. Assumed First English Language. Quarto in green cloth, VG, title in white on spine. Shelf wear, soiling to boards. Gutter cracked. Age toning to text block, text clean. Some foxing, especially to endpapers. Former owner's name inked on title page. 850 pages. Shelved in India section.
London, Copenhagen, Stockholm: The Norroena Society, 1905. 20/650. Octavo; pp 618; G-/no-DJ; navy blue spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; ex-library; limited Viking edition, this is no. 20 of 650; cloths have moderate sunning to exteriors; wear showing to spine edges and fore corners; noticeable rubbing to exteriors; strong boards; library markings to spines; text blocks show slight soiling to exterior edges; slightly age toned fore edges; ffeps missing in both volumes; some minor chipping to fore edges of first few pages; ex-library with library markings to few early pages; library pouches to rear pastedowns; library bookplate to front pastedowns; bookplate remnants to verso of title page of vol. 2; frontispieces with tissue guards; cracking to frontispiece near gutter in vol. 2, as is.
Worcester, England: Privately Printed for the Author, 1968. Special Limited Edition (#39/240). Tall quarto in hand-bound morocco with deep blue spine in moire case; VG/VG; slight shelf wear on case; hand-sewn book has deckle edges; moire end pages; hand-made paper; two water colors of Neptune designed in author's studio; contains lead pencil studies and drawings of more than 32 inspirations for figureheads; shelved case 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1905. Octavo; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth, spine caps torn away, tears to front bottom and rear top of spine hinges, worn, exposed corners, blemishes and slight puckering to cloth on front and rear, shelfwear; Text block has cracked hinges in front and rear, intermittent spine breaks, name in ink on front flyleaf, mild tanning to endpapers, mild age-toning to paper; xi, 309 pages.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1979. Quarto; unpaginated; G+; pink/green pictorial spine with black text; no jacket; cloth has some wear to corners; clean exterior; strong boards; text block show little wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; previous owner's name to front endpaper; profusely illustrated.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Publisher, 1973. First Edition. Octavo; pp 354; VG-/G; yellow spine with red text; dust jacket shows lightly sunfaded spine; mild soiling to exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has wear to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; deckled fore edge;.
London: J. and R. Tonson and J. Watts, 1746. Sixth edition. Octavo, 194pp. Hardcover in VG- condition. Rebacked with new spine and end-papers. Bumping and shelf-wear. Moderate rubbing and abrasions to original boards. Mild foxing throughout text. Slight offsetting of engravings on facing pages. Binding is sturdy. TJ CONSIGNMENT. Shelved case 7 Spine is tan leather with gilt text and green accent on raised bands.
London: Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1810. Fourth edition. 10mo in dark brown leather; six-band spine with gold gilt; VG; moderate shelf wear and soiling; previous owner's initials on ffep; frontispiece engraving and vignettes throughout; age-toned paper; text in tight print; pp. 247; shelved in Case # 3; GP consignment.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1929. First Edition. Octavo, 672 pages; G+/G; spine a drab gray green, black lettering; moderate rubbing and staining to dust jacket; mild staining to text bloc; dust jacket in a protective mylar covering, price uncut '$10.00'; pages age-toned; name on front pastedown; text in English and Latin; with 16 plates of manuscripts; dust jacket printed on the reverse of a copy of Herodotus, presumably to save paper; scarce with dust jacket; shelved case 9.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973. First Editions. 12mos., 2 vols., VG/VG; DJs, tan title blocks with off-white borders, white and black lettering: mild wear to DJs, light age-toning to spine of Vol. 2; "Two volumes, boxed / $12.95" to front flap of Vol. 1, front flap of Vol. 2 price clipped; brown cloth boards, gold lettering: mild wear to boards, fading to spine of Vol. 1 more so than Vol. 2; interior pristine, inscribed by previous owner to recto of frontispiece, Vol. 1; set housed in orange slipcase (moderate wear); frontispieces; shelved above Case 14.
London: Printed for Walker & Edwards, Rivington, Cadell & Davies, Longman, Hurst etc. 1817. 12mo., xi, 485 pages, ,  ads; VG; newly rebound in full brown leather, paneled spine with black label, gilt titling; previous marbled free endpapers preserved; interior clean; Engraved frontispiece and additional title page, publisher's catalogue in rear; shelved case 7.