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.
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.
Philadelphia: Limited Editions Club, 1964. Limited Edition, #1054/1500. Quarto, 300 pages; VG; bound in publisher's 1/4 tan leather spine, marbled boards, red label with gilt lettering on spine; housed in a VG brown matching slipcase, paper label; ; SIGNED and numbered on colophon, signed by Norman Rockwell, numbered 1054/1500; shelved case 7.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1950. Limited Edition, #597/1500. Small Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in publisher's blue cloth, black label with gilt lettering on spine; housed in publisher's G+ marbled slipcase, paper label, some wear, including separation of interior cardboard, still sturdy; SIGNED and numbered on colophon of volume 2, signed by Robert Frost, Louis Untermeyer, and Thomas W. Nason, numbered 597/1500; shelved case 0.
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.
Los Angeles, CA: Limited Editions Club, 1959. Limited Edition. Quarto in multicolored (red, yellow, brown) striped cloth with brown paper covered slipcase,VG+/VG+, title in red on matching decorative paper labels on spines of volume and slipcase. Light shelf wear, age toning to text block, text clean.SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR on limitation page at back of volume. Volume 227 of a limited edition of 1500.428/ pages. Shelve Folio Society.
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, 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.
London: The Folio Society, 2004. Second Printing. Large Octavo: VG/no-DJ: Black spine with gold text: Ex libris: Boards are strong and clean, virtually no shelfwear, bookplate from a previous owner on front pastedown, binding it tight: Textblock exterior is dyed red along head edge by publisher, slight smudge along fore edge, pages are clean and free of markings, folds and tears: Second Printing of the Folio Society edition: 694 pp.
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. Quarto; VG/VG; black spine with gilt text; comes in red slipcase (in VG condition, with some mild rubbing); glassine DJ has rips along one hinge but is fully intact, small fold on one flap; cover has very minor shelfwear; textblock has slight wrinkling of endpapers, otherwise in excellent condition; pp 410; special limited edition - number 389 of 1500 copies - signed by illustrator Felix Hoffmann; FLP Collection; shelved Case 7, Dupont.
Cambridge, UK: Limited Editions Club, University Press Cambridge, 1954. limited edition, first thus. VG+. Two short 4tos (10" tall) in illustrated boards with black quartercloth spine. In wax paper DJs. Together in a single black slipcase. Boards are in excellent condition. Light moisture staining to textblock, light warping from moisture on a few scattered pages, though no evident moisture staining to pages. Book number 566 of unspecified limited printing, signed by the author on edition page at rear of second volume. A number of illustrations in color. Slipcase has light general wear. 742 pp in 2 vols. Shelved Limited Editions Club/Folio Soc.
[London]: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. . First Edition Thus. 4to., 483 pp., G+; tan cloth boards, gilt cursive lettering to spine and front cover (faded); cosway-style, full-color miniature portrait to top of front cover; bumping and chipping to head and tail of spine, foxing to spine, rectangular dent towards bottom half of spine; bumping and staining to corners (possible water damage); moderate shelfwear to text-block, e.g., age-toning, scratching, gilt top faded); sticker to top left-hand corner to verso of ffep; cracked hinge between verso of half-title page and recto of first blank page, front board shaken, binding intact; signs of repair to first blank page at gutter; age-toning throughout interior, text legible; sticker from previous bookseller to bottom left-hand corner of back paste-down, with a light notation in pencil above it; frontispiece and full-color illustrations by Baumer tipped-in and protected by tissue guard; SIGNED by Baumer to top left-hand corner of half-title page; shelved Limited Editions Club.
London, Great Britain: The Folio Society, 1989. Folio Society Edition. 8vo. NF/ in NF slipcase. bright red clothbound HB with black segments, gilt stamped titling with decorative gilt accents. adjacent panels framed with a thin botanical border in red. endpages are lined in matching gray. 16 illustrations including frontispiece. EX-LIBRIS, with tipped in bookplate of prior owner on right fep. head-edge tinted a vivid red, fore-edge and tail unmarked. 739 pp. volume in solid form, dark red slipcase like new, fit to display gilt on black titling.
London: Folio Society, 1989. Folio Society Edition. Ex-libris Octavo; VG with VG- slipcase; Green spine with gilt text on black spine label; clean slipcase with some discoloration and wear to corners/edges; boards strong, clean, minimal edgewear; textblock clean except for small green mark on pp 256, free of highlighting/underlining, previous owner's bookplate on rear pastedown; 631 pp.