Paphos [Paris]: [no printer], L'An des Plaisirs, . 16mo., , 48 pages and plates, , 53 pages and plates; VG; bound in quarter period marbled paper, newly rebacked with new paneled spine, morocco label with gilt titling; mild rubbing and wear; marbled endpapers; two parts bound together, with both title pages present; preface bound in rear; small hole to page 7/8, plate 90 damaged, with upper fore quarter missing; very light and scattered spotting; with 101 engravings on heavy paper; a Fictitious imprint; Scarce in Worldcat; shelved case 3.
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Paris: Chez H. Agasse, 1805. 7, 114 plates; G; bound in full period tree-calf, paneled spine with two labels with gilt titling, gilt to panels; patterned endpapers; Page 7 and 'Addidion a l'explication des planches' both excised, trimmed on all edges, and loose within; Composition et Expression 1 (planche double) excised but present, Dessin 13 excised but present, Dessin 38 excised and missing, Gravure 8 excised and missing, Sculpture en Bois 1 excised, cut into pieces, with some pieces present; with 114/116 plates; shelved case 4.
London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., c. 1850. Octavo, 308 pages; VG; bound in full red straight-grain morocco by Bayntun, gilt border, paneled spine with gilt titling, lower label detached; mild wear and rubbing; all edges gilt; gilt turn-ins, marbled endpaper; original wraps bound in rear; with 10 colored plates; interior clean; shelved case 8 3/4.
New York: Harpercollins, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, unpaginated; VG/VG; full binding of printed paper; spine black with red and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear; signed flat at title page by Aldrin and Minor; pages clean; EF consignment; shelved Case 1.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1922. Presumed First Edition. Octavo, 209 pages; G+; contemporary red publisher's binding, with gilt design; spine with rubbed gilt lettering and design; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped and shredded; upper edge of front board exposed; soiling to spine; crown and tail of spine missing; illustrated endpapers; black, white, and red illustrations throughout; pages clean; shelved Case 14.
1840 - c.1860. Octavo, ; VG; bound in full pebbled green calf with gilt, paneled spine with gilt stamping and titling, marbled endpapers; bound by Riviere with their stamp; mild rubbing to hinges; Contains 12 original pen-and-ink drawings of a baby, each captioned and surrounded in a cartouche. Each leaf is mounted in the binding. Date presumed 1840 - c.1860, based on the binder's stamp; A unique collection of private baby drawings; shelved case 0.
New York: George R Lockwood, n.d. [1870?]. Early Edition. Quarto; VG-; 334 pages; Tooled leather with gilt titling on spine, raised bands; VOL. 2 ONLY; Full color plates intact, protected by tissue guards; Gilt edges; Sewn-in silk bookmark; Marbled endpapers; Bookstore bookplate on front pastedown; Scuffing and some fraying to the edges of the boards and spine; Bumping/fraying to the corners; Some foxing to the edges of the text block; Toning to pages as typical; PS Consignment, shelved case 3.
London: Constable and Company Limited, 1920. Limited Edition, #100/100. Quarto, unpaginated; G; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt 'Omar' to spine and front board; rear board with some mild rippling to cloth, some mild staining and rubbing to boards; top edge gilt; cracking to gutter at signature M, with first half of the text block beginning to separate from spine; Bookplate of J W Wadsworth to the front pastedown; with all 38 tipped in plates, six of which are in full color, the remainder largely black and white, although some have small splashes of color; numerous line drawings throughout; Limited Edition, #100/100 signed by Balfour.; shelved case 14.
New York: Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. Seventh Edition. Octavo, 125 pages, 50 illustrated plates; G; original publisher's red cloth binding, with gilt lettering and design; spine with gilt lettering; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped and shredded; white soiling to front board; scuffing to front board; wear to crown and tail of spine; small chips missing at crown of spine; wear to back joint; all edges of textblock dyed dark green; binding shaken; previous owners' bookplates at front free endpaper; frontispiece loose; mild foxing to white pages, none to illustrated tipped-in plates; pages clean; shelved Case 14.
Boston: David R. Godine, 2002. First U.S. Edition, First Printing. Folio picture book, unpaginated, VG/VG-; spine white with black lettering; wear to edges of jacket; two closed tears to top margin of front cover (lettering to title affected yet clear and legible); light age-toning to margins of flaps; gloss paper boards, board design identical to jacket; mild wear to boards, wear to bottom edges of boards, very light age-toning to margins of interior, full-color gloss plates unaffected; fully illustrated; shelved Oversize Art Monographs.
London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1906. Limited Edition, #116/500. Quarto, 80 pages, XXXIV, XXXIII, XXXII plates; Fair; bound in publisher's gray cloth, gilt titling to front cover; cloth covering to spine missing; moderate rear and rubbing to binding; spine cocked; top edge gilt; ink names to endpapers; Limited Edition, #116/500; shelved under front case.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Company, 1944. First Edition. Octavo, 182 pages; VG/G+; spine age toned and green, with black lettering; mild shelf wear to book, some shelf wear and soiling to jacket; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; jacket age toned; tide lines at flap folds; small closed tears at upper and lower edges of jacket front; medium chip missing from head of jacket spine; two closed tears at upper edge of jacket back; red stain at lower right corner of jacket back; price uncut '$1.75'; illustrated end papers; contains black and green illustrations; pages clean; shelved Case 14.
West Plains MO: Russ Cochran, 1976, 1977, 1984. Limited Editions, #1959/2000. Quartos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in publisher's matching white burlap, gilt lettering to spines, brown leather labels with gilt lettering and color illustrated inlays to front covers; housed in publisher's dark brown slipcase with gilt lettering to spine; spines with mild rubbing and wear, boards with mild toning; Publisher's letter in volumes 1 and 2; all 3 volumes have matching limitation numbers, #1959/2000; profusely illustrated with hundreds of illustrations; with illustrations by J Allen St John, John C Burroughs, Morris Gollub, Hal Foster, Burne Hogarth, Frank Schoonover, Roy Krenkel, Reed Crandall, and Frank Frazetta; shelved front table.
New York: J. S. Redfield, 1847. Quarto, 112 pages; G; quarter bound in black cloth; spine has gold panel lining; binding has heavy wear, spine has severe cracking and detachment, with chunks missing at the top and bottom, has tearing along the sides; boards have bumping and fraying along the edges, have heavy discoloration small stain marks throughout; pages have severe age toning, have minor detachment at the front and back hinges, have minor foxing along the fore edge; shelved case 12.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1947. Limited Edition, #1114/1950. Quarto, 42 pages; VG-; in G+ gold slipcase; slipcase spine markedly worn; three-quarter white leather binding. boards in white paper; spine paneled, with gilt label and white lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; upper edge bright gilt; contains full-color illustrations, and illuminated capitals; signed flat by Szyk at colophon; hand-numbered 1114 at colophon; pages clean; shelved above Limited Editions Club.
New York: Brentano's, . First Edition. Quarto, 317 pages; VG-; spine brown with black lettering and Clarke figure; full binding of gray cloth with black lettering and design; spine discoloration due to age; mild shelf wear; pasted down illustration on cover torn and lifted at lower right; pages poorly cut; back hinge split; mild foxing; pages and plates clean; last four pages uncut, numerous pages in the middle uncut; with 16 tipped-in color illustrations and 24 black and white printed illustrations; shelved case 14.
London: Nattali and Bond, 1855. Ninth Edition. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; all volumes bound uniformly in unsigned full polished brown calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling, 2 green labels with gilt titling; housed in a custom slipcase, lined inside, cloth cover, both sides covered in marbled paper; all volumes with very light and mild wear, primarily to hinges and corners; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; bookplate to front pastedowns; light scattered foxing; The Tour of Doctor Syntax has 31 hand-colored etched plates, The Second Tour with 24 hand-colored etched plates, and The Third Tour with 25 hand-colored etched plates.; 80 color illustrations by Thomas Rowlandson in total, including 3 frontispieces and two second title-pages with vignettes (Second title not present or called for in volume two); The title page calls for 81 plates, but the second title of volume two was never made; shelved case 0.
London: Effingham Wilson, 1833. First Edition. Octavo, 105 pages; VG; in original printed paper covered boards, advertisement printed on back cover; housed in custom burgundy chemise and box, gilt titling to spine of box; paper spine threatening to separate at front hinge; mild wear to boards; With fourteen wood engravings by George Cruikshank, 11 of which are full-page with tissue guards, plus three vignettes; shelved case 10.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. First U.S. Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 76 pages; VG/VG; spine magenta, with white and pale blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; mild scuffing to jacket; mild wear at head and tail of jacket spine; small closed tear at lower edge of jacket back; price uncut '$6.95'; profusely illustrated in black and white; pages clean; shelved above Case 14.
Paris: Librairie Floury, 1929. First Edition, 1/200. Quarto, 247,  VG/VG; protected in original waxed glassine, mild chipping; original etching as frontispiece, illustrated with sixteen full-page illustrations with paper-guards, ten in color, and numerous in-text black and white illustrations; limited to 200 copies; shelved case 11.
Paris: 1768. First Edition. A hand-colored botanical engraving of a cherry, from Duhamel's "Traite des Arbres Fruitiers"; VG; framed and matted; not examined outside of frame; dimensions in frame: height 16 3/4 in. x width 15 in. x depth 3/4 in.; dimensions from sight: height 10 1/4 in. x width 8 5/8 in.; located at Dupont store.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1915. First Edition. Quarto, 134 pages; VG; spine blue with gilt lettering and design; full cloth binding of light blue book cloth; mild fading to spine; mild soiling at head of spine; back hinge split; gilt design on front cover; 18 tipped-in color plates; pages clean; shelved case 14.
Plymouth, OH: Plymouth Antiques, 1985. First Edition. Octavo, 102 pages; VG/VG-; spine blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; two small closed tears at top edge of dust jacket front cover; small closed tear at bottom of front flap; two small closed tears and creases at upper edge of dust jacket back; price uncut '$8.50'; signed flat by Eckstein and Perucca at front free end paper; contains black and white illustrations; pages clean; shelved Poetry.
London: Jones and Co., 1824. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in full green polished calf, gilt edges, paneled spines with gilt, two missing labels per spine; mild rubbing and wear; all edges gilt; gilt turn-ins, bookplate to front pastedowns; ribons, mild foxing to a few plates; Colored engraved title pages and 30 colored plates by Alken, Dighton, Rowlandson, and others; shelved case 8 3/4.
London: The Tate Gallery, 1978-1981. First Edition. Quarto, 4 vols.; VG/VG-; full bindings of red cloth; spines gray with light labels, and black lettering; mild shelf wear; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings; mild shelf wear to upper and lower edges of dust jackets; contains black and white, and full color illustrations; pages clean; shelved above Native American History.
New York: Dial Books, 1995. First Edition, First Printing. Oblong quarto, unpaginated; VG-/VG-; spine black with silver print; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; DJ has light edgewear, price-clipped; boards in black cloth, slight bump to front top fore corner; inscribed in ink by Feelings at front flyleaf; profusely illustrated in black and white; pages clean; shelved Front Table. [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, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 224pp.; VG/VG; spine tan with teal and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor bumping and shelfwear; price-clipped; the front pastedown, both sides of the ffep, and the half-title pages have inscriptions and drawings/doodles by the following cartoonists: Mort Gerberg, Sam Gross, Marvin Tannenberg, Dana Fradon, Bill Woodman, Jack Ziegler, Gahan Wilson, George Booth; shelved case 1.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903. First Edition Thus. Oblong quarto, unpaginated; G+; quarter white cloth binding, boards in cream paper; spine unmarked; some shelf wear and soiling; boards beveled; corners bumped and chipped; speckled soiling at upper left corner of front board; edges of front board chipped; two small chips missing at middle of spine; soiled patches at back board; upper edge gilt; binding shaken; pages clean; 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. Shelved with large/oversized books kept in the back area, off the sales floor.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1904. First Edition Thus. Oblong quarto, unpaginated; G+; quarter white cloth binding, boards in cream paper; spine unmarked; some shelf wear and soiling; boards beveled; corners bumped and chipped; speckled soiling at upper left corner of front board; edges of front board chipped; small closed tear at tail of spine; soiled patches at back board; upper edge gilt; binding shaken; pages clean; 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. Shelved with large/oversized books kept in the back area, off the sales floor.
Edinburgh and London: A. Fullarton and Co., c. 1848. Octavo, 2 vols., 536 pages, 541 pages; VG-; contemporary three-quarter dark green leather bindings, boards in marbled paper; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; paper chipped at edges of boards; joints of both vols. starting; mild wear to spines of both vols.; all 72 hand-colored illustrated plates present, as called for; both frontispieces present; mild age-toning; vol. 2 with three instances of damage from stored newsprint; pages else clean; CX consignment; shelved Case 10.
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1930. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, unpaginated; G/none; bound in publisher's orange cloth, blue lettering; boards shaken, moderate rubbing and wear to boards, including fraying to head and tail, smudging, teeth? marks to lower edge of front board; Inscribed twice by Gropper, the first on the title page, "On a vague visit Los Angeles, Aug. 10, 1937 in a trance," the second also on the title page, "Jan 15, 1931 To I. Klein my faithful model who posed for the fly-leaf. With love"; extremely scarce, especially signed; shelved case 2.
Chicago, Il: M. A. Donohue and Company, 1920. First Edition. Octavo, unpaginated; G; quarter black cloth binding, boards in illustrated green paper; spine black cloth; marked shelf wear; bumping and shredding to corners and all edges of boards; tide line at front cover; some fading and wear to spine; scuffing to both covers; previous owner's bookplate at front paste down; previous owner's blind embossed stamp at last page; profusely illustrated in full color; pages clean; shelved above Case 14.
Boston: C.C. Little and Jas. Brown and Hovey & Co., -1856. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in three quarters green polished calf, marbled boards, paneled spines with gilt titling; some wear and rubbing; Titles with wood-engraved vignettes, lithographic portrait frontispieces of Hovey and William Sharp, 96 chromolithographic plates by William Sharp & Son, numerous woodcut illustrations; most tissue-guards lacking, causing some offsetting; some foxing throughout; Bound by E. Lycett, with their blind-embossed stamp to the first three endpapers of volume 1, first two endpapers of volume 2; with subscriber's list in volume 1; shelved case 3.
London: Marcus Ward & Co., 1875. First Edition. Octavo, 140 pages; VG-; spine brown with gilt and black lettering and design; spine cocked; full binding of brown cloth; front cover decorated with black and gilt tooling, and illustrated panel; mild shelf wear; missing chips from crown and tail of spine; mild soiling to covers; hinges split; binding else sound; fingerprint stains on half of pages; contains six tipped-in full color plates; previous owner's name on half title; contains original advertisements; shelved case 14.
London: Hodder & Stoughton. Second Edition. Quarto, unpaginated; VG-; bound in publisher's off-white cloth, gilt titling and stamping; Bumping and shelf-wear; General rubbing, soiling and wear; Front hinge cracked; Spine slightly cocked; No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. TJ Consignment; shelved case 14.
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1909. First American Edition. Quarto, unpaginated; G+; bound in publisher's red cloth, gilt titling and decorations; some rubbing and shelfwear, chipping to tail of spine; gutter showing at multiple signature breaks; with 30 color plates by W. Heath Robinson; shelved case 14.
In aedibus Story-Scientia: Gandavi [Ghent], 1968. Limited Edition, #418/675. Folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in full vellum covered boards, gilt titling to spine, gilt illustration to front board; some vellum separating from the pastedowns, as expected; mild rubbing and wear to binding; This publication was issued to commemorate the hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the foundation of the State University of Ghent. This edition is limited to six hundred and seventy-five copies, of which seventy-five were numbered I to LXXV, and printed for the University Council, and six hundred, numbered 1 to 600, were to be offered for sale, of which this is #418; shelved front case.
The Kanthos Press, 1963. Limited Edition, 1/2000 Copies. Folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in publisher's black cloth, gilt titling to spine and front board, very mild shelfwear; housed in a VG- brown slipcase, slight splitting at head and tail; One of 2000 copies with 4 original lithographs laid-in, lithographs signed in the plate.; shelved above front case.