New York: Covici, Friede Inc. 1930. Limited Edition. Signed by author as well as the designer (Frederic Warde) on rearmost page; limited edition; octavo; VG-/no-DJ; hardcover; slip cover has general edgewear, shelfwear, fraying on spine head and tail edges, boards strong, minor wear along spine head and tail edges; text block has damp staining on bottom edge, occasional soiling; 53pp.
Limited Editions Club & Folio Society
London: The Folio Society, 2004/2007/2009. folio, 3 volumes; VG; bound in quarter goatskin leather with moire silk boards, gilt lettering on spine, housed in pictorial slipcases; each slipcase has one illustration covering the entirety of one side; Inferno has a small scar to spine edge, else all volumes in excellent conditions; clean text blocks; clean interiors; slipcases have some mild shelfwear, primarily to top/bottom edges; Inferno, translated by Henry Francis Cary, introduction by Robin Hamlin, with illustrations by William Blake, 2004, brown top edge of text block, 1/4 bound, slipcase; Purgatorio, translated by Henry Francis Cary, introductory essays by Michael Prodger, with illustrations by Salvador Dali, 2007, green top edge of text block, 1/4 bound, slipcase; Paradiso, translated by Henry Francis Cary, introduction by Michael Prodger, with illustrations by Giovanni Di Paolo, 2009 blue top edge of text block, 1/4 bound, slipcase; please contact for accurate shipping costs; shelved case 7.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1937. Limited Edition, #814/1500. small 4to., xviii, 62pp.; VG; bound in beige cloth, black lettering on spine; housed in a G brown slipcase, pieces loose, missing all of top edge and part of lower edge, has silver lettering; SIGNED on colophon by John Austen; top edge of text block silver, others deckled; ZG consignment; shelved limited editions club.
New York: Limited Editions Club [LEC], 1956. Limited Edition Thus [#1054/1500]. large 8vo., 230 pp., VG-; quarter-bound, faux leather black cloth, gold lettering to spine, gray and white paper marbled boards; mild wear to boards; moderate wear to black slipcase, gold lettering to back; SIGNED by Mueller to limitation page, No. 1054 out of 1500 copies printed for members of the LEC; shelved LEC or Folio Overflow.
Westminster: The Folio Society, 2007. Limited Edition, #1720/1750. 8vo., 709pp.; VG; bound in red wassa goatskin, with gilt and green tooling on boards and spine, title on spine, top edge of text block gilt, housed in VG dark green buckram clamshell box; with 20 aquatints, including frontispiece; bound by Real Lachenmaier, in wassa goatskin blocked with a design by Jeff Clements; comes with leaflet titled 'The Happy Art of Narration: Readings of Boccaccio and the Decameron'; Limited Edition of 1750 Copies, This Being No. 1720; in excellent condition, box in excellent condition, very minor shelfwear to lower fore corners; shelved case 7.
London: The Folio Society, 1983. Octavo: VG/no-DJ hardback: Navy blue spine with gold text: Slipcase has rubbing to edges and sides, some soiling and dust staining: Boards are strong and clean, light rubbing to edges: Textblock exterior is dust stained along head edge else clean and pages unmarked: 275 pp.
London: The Folio Society, 1996. Second Printing. Octavos: VG/no-DJ hardcovers: Purple spines with gold text, no DJ with a slipcase: Slipcase has general shelfwear, some dust staining to bottom else clean: Boards are strong and clean, virtually no apparent shelfwear, binding solid: Textblocks are clean: Two Volume Set: 806 pp.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1956. Quarto 489pp. hard cover with slip case in VG+ condition. Ex-libris on font paste down end-paper. Limited edition 753 out of 1500. Signed by illustrator Robert Gibbings at colophon. Printed by the University Press, Cambridge, England. Beige cloth covered boards with brown embossed decoration. One corner bumped. Spine is beige with brown cloth label with gilt lettering. Top edge painted brown, by publisher. Slip case rubbed and shelf worn. Text is clean. Binding is tight and sturdy. Shelve in Case 9.
London: The Folio Society, 1994. Octavos, 9 volumes in 2 slipcases; VG; spines light and dark brown with silhouettes of Sherlock and Watson; hosed in two slipcases: Slipcase 1 with The Case Book, His Last Bow, The Return, The Memoirs, The Adventures. Slipcase 2 with The Valley of Fear, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Sign of Four, A Study in Scarlet; minimal shelfwear; shelved folio society.
London: The Limited Editions Club, 1967. Limited edition, copy number 1117 of 1500; Folio; VG/no-DJ, has a slipcase; Off white fabric spine with brown label and gilded text. Brownish purple spine has general shelf wear, still strong; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has very light foxing on edges, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages, copy number page signed by Michael Ayrton (the artist); pp 184; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Shanghai: The Limited Editions Club / The Commercial Press, 1933. Limited Edition, #48/1500. Octavo, 114 pages; G; Book is encased in publisher's dark brown wooden box with green text and red characters, some scratches on exterior; Book is bound using Japanese stab binding and covers are made of silk cloth and are clean and intact; Text block is lacking pp 21-24 and shows slightly age toned exterior edges due to handling with otherwise unmarked and tightly bound pages; #48/1500; shelved case 7.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1979. Limited First Edition Thus [#351/500]. large 8vo., 447 pp., VG; blue cloth boards with white stars, gold and white lettering to spine; general shelfwear, mild foxing to text-block; interior clean; boards protected by plastic wrapper; SIGNED by Heller to limitation page, No. 351 out of 500 signed and numbered limited first editions; full number line to copyright page; housed in yellow slipcase with black lettering to covers, no lettering to back of spine, fading to margins of slipcase; shelved Folio Society.
London: The Folio Society, 2016. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 357pp.; VG; spine red and black with gilt lettering; bound in red buckram, pictorial on boards; housed in VG red slipcase; text block clean; interior clean; 32 pages of colored plates and 9 maps; in excellent condition; shelved folio society.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1943. 307pp. Quarto hardcover, no dust jacket issued in VG condition. Signed on colophon by illustrator Raúl Rosarivo, and book designer Alberto Kraft. Limited edition, numbered #279. Bound by Guillermo Kraft LTDA, Buenos Aires. Boards wrapped in tan leather and horse hide, stitched with leather. Horse hair is sand colored with brown spots. Hand cut pages. Text is clean. Binding is sturdy. 33 Full page illustrations. Top edge stained brown. Shelved in case 5.
New York: The Heritage Press, 1948. Limited edition; Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Thin dark fabric spine with orange text. Boards have a clear protective jacket, bumping to corners, rubbing to edges, slightly shaken spine; Textblock has age toned edges, previous owner's name in ink on front end paper dated 1949, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 107; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
New York: Aperture, 1993. First Edition. First Edition; Folio; VG/VG-; Thin white spine with blue text. DJ has general shelf wear, small closed tear on spine head, price clipped; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has small glue residue on verso of last page, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages, half title page is signed by Robert Glenn Ketchum; pp 119; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
London: Folio Society, 2013. Limited Edition, 556/1000. 4to., 204pp.; VG; bound in full green Indian goatskin leather, gilt lettering on spine and front board; top edge text block gilt; interior bright and clean; housed in original publishers VG brown slipcase with gilt decoration; limited to 1000 copies, of which this is 556, signed by Blake on limitation page; in excellent condition; shelved case 7.
London: The Folio Society, 2003 . First Edition Thus, Eighth Printing. Small Quarto., xvii, 371 pages; VG; spine blue with pictorials and black lettering on gold backing; bound in blue cloth, colorful pictorial on front board; housed in VG blue slipcase, very mild bumping; top edge text block blue; interior clean; 17 color plates, including frontispiece; illustrated title page; decorated endpapers; shelved folio society.
London: The Folio Society, 2009 . First Edition Thus, Second Printing. Small Quarto, 354 pages; VG; bound in green cloth with gilt and black embossing and an illustration of a fairy; housed in a green slipcase, mild wear; color and black and white illustrations throughout; shelved folio society.
London: The Folio Society, 2015. First Edition Thus. tall, thick 8vo., 489 pp., VG-; brown cloth spine with silver lettering, brown pictorial paper boards, with sepia photograph of Lincoln to front board; mild bumping to head of spine, slight cocking to spine; mild rubbing to corners of boards; very mild shelfwear to fore-edge of text-block; bottom corner of p. 217-218 creased; housed in black slipcase; shelved Folio Society.
Los Angeles: Limited Editions Club, 1960. Limited Edition, #1054/1500. Quarto, 158 pages; VG; bound in publisher's green plaid wool, tan label with gilt lettering on spine; housed in a VG green plaid wool matching slipcase; green speckled text block; small address label on front and rear pastedown; SIGNED and numbered on colophon, signed by Henry Varnum Poor, numbered 1054/1500; shelved Limited Editions Club or case 7.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1934. Limited Edition, #904/1500. small 4to., 130pp.; VG; bound in light brown full natural lambskin, stamped, with gold embossed medallion on front, gilt lettering on spine; housed in a G+ slipcase. original paper label, some water damage to slipcase only, does not impact book; top edge of text block gilt, others deckled; some mild rubbing and wear to volume; small bookplate on front pastedown; signed on colophon by Ruth Reeves; ZG consignment; shelved limited editions club.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1932. Folio (13.5" x 9") unpaginated hard cover with out slipcase, in VG condition. Slipcase missing. Limited edition #1267 out of 1500. Signed by Miguel Covarrubias, Illustrator. Handsome brown leather covered boards. Embossed horizontal lines across top and bottom of boards. Corners rubbed and a bit worn. Leather worn at spine head and tail. Numerous black and white illustrations through out text. Several full page color illustrations through out. Hand-cut pages. Text block age toned. Text clean, text uniformly age toned. Binding is tight and sturdy. Spine is brown leather with embossed title. Shelved at Rockville upstairs.
Londond: The Folio Society, 2009. Octavo: VG+/no-DJ: Blue spine with gilt accents and black text: Slipcase is in good condition with minor scuffing, a few soiled spots: Boards are strong and clean, no shelfwear apparent, gilt embellishments and an illustration, corners sharp: Textblock is clean and free of markings, folds or tears: First Thus: 4th volume in the Aubrey-Maturin series: 299 pp.; shelved folio society.
New York, NY: The Limited Editions Club, 1972. Limited Edition. Qto. VG+/ - in red tipped, ivory tone slipcase. HB is dark red burlap spine with pasted-down ivory label with blue bordered title in red. decorative adjacent ivory boards, neatly cornered in above average condition, illustrated in color. sheets clean and neatly aligned binding. head-edge is tinted a bold red, smooth ivory fore-edge and tail. hand-numbered # 227 of 1500 copies printed. SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR. excellent shape overall. 161 pp. in sturdy matching slipcase.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1950. First Edition. Tall quarto; VG/VG; maroon spine with gilt text; comes in slipcase with folder insert (in VG condition, with some rubbing and sunning); glassine jacket has one small fold on inside flap; boards are strong, inlaid gilt metal cockerel on front board has light rubbing and spotting; textblock is clean; pp 48; limited edition - number 243 of 1500 copies - signed by illustrator; comes with monthly Limited Editions Club letter (March 1950, Number 213).
London: The Folio Society, 1978. Octavo; VG/no-DJ, includes a Slipcase; Brown fabric spine with red label and gilded text. Slipcase has shelf wear, cracked edges, but still strong; Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 249.
Vancouver: Alcuin Society, 1966. Limited edition [215/500, SIGNED]. Octavo; vg+/none/slipcase; red cloth spine with rubbed gilt title; quarter-bound with illustrated beige paper boards; ex libris, bookplate; SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR, BINDER, DESIGNERS AND PRINTERS, Limitation page, 215/500; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 277 pp.; slipcase, red cloth with no text; side with gilt ship illustration; spot discoloration; else very good.
Norman, Oklahoma: Limited Editions Club, 1954. Limited Edition, #1054/1500. 4to., 144 pages; VG; bound in tan cloth, brown lettering on spine; housed in a VG- red slipcase, sun-fading to spine and edges, mild wear and rubbing; front board has blind-stamped illustration; red text block; monthly letter loose within; SIGNED and numbered on colophon, signed by Benton, numbered 1054/1500; shelved Limited Editions Club.
London: Folio Society, 2015. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 351pp.; VG; spine gray with blck and white stripes and lettering; bound in gray buckram, pictorial on front board; housed in VG dark gray slipcase; text block clean; interior clean; numerous colored plates, and 4pp folding reproduction of William Allen's 'Waterloo', 3 maps; in excellent condition; shelved folio society.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. Folio; VG-/VG-; Black spine with tan labels and black text. DJ has a Brodart cover jacket, wear, open tears on edges, age toned, clipping on corners of flaps; Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, spine is slightly shaken, age toned and foxing; Textblock has minor wear on edges, rubbing on inner hinges, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 153; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1934. Limited First Edition. Small quarto; VG; red leather-bound spine with gilt text; comes in slipcase (in VG condition, with sunning, rubbing, minor chipping); special cloth cover with leather binding is clean, with minor rubbing and sunning to spine; textblock has small areas of tape residue on pastedowns, otherwise very clean; pp 257; special limited edition - number 35 of 1500 copies - signed by artist Everett Henry; FLP Collection; shelved Case 7, Dupont.
Oxford: Limited Editions Club, 1936. (Signed Limited: 1250/1500). Two 4to volumes in dark green cloth w/gilt spine & cover text. G+. Hinges split. Bottom board edges rubbed w/white soil; boards heavily rubbed in general. Otherwise light shelfwear at extremities. Textblock fore-edges foxed. No marks in text; light foxing on endpapers. First 2 pages Vol. I uncut & torn at fore-edges (apparently attempting to separate them). Lacking slipcase. SIGNED by the illustrator. 782pp w/b&w & color ills. by John Austen.
Avon, CT: Limited Editions Club [LEC], 1972. Limited Edition [#1054/1500]. thick 4to., 366 pp., VG/VG [case]; brown cloth folding clamshell case secured with red silk ribbon, decorative gold lettering to back; mild wear to case (fading to back, scuffing), wear to ribbon; maroon cloth boards, gold lettering to spine, gold illustration to front board; text-block and interior clean, text printed on beige leaves; No. 1054 out of 1500 copies printed for members of the LEC, SIGNED by Srimati to limitation page; shelved LEC or Folio/Art Overflow.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1965. Limited First Edition, #1054/1500. Small Quarto, 410 pages; VG; black linen buckram spine with gilt text; housed in a red VG slipcase; page 405 has a single dog-ear; lacking glassine; Monthly Letter and Prospectus laid loose within; special limited edition - number 389 of 1500 copies - signed by illustrator Felix Hoffmann; shelved Case 7.