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.
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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.
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.
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.
Paris: Henry Creuzevault, 1953. Limited Edition, #15/140. Folio (10" x 15"), 52 leaves in 26 signatures in original paper folded cover (covered in a glassine protective wrapper); Fine; Bound in cloth sleeve covered in paper with a box enclosure. Number 15 of 140 copies, on Rives paper. Printed by Janine Daragnès on May 11, 1953. With 21 original etchings by Buffet, including 7 full page and 3 double-page, plus one on cover; plus a separate suite of 23 drawings, including 3 double-page drawings. Limited edition reissue of 1939 work, with illustrations by Bernard Buffet (1928-1999), signed by Giono and Buffet, with a foreword by Pierre Bergé.; shelved case 11.
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.
Portland, OR: Collectors Press, Inc., 1998. First U.S. Edition. Quarto; pp 194; VG/G; black spine with red text; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows light wear to exterior; minor edge wear; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; pictorial endpapers; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders; shelved American Art.
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.
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: 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: 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.
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.
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.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1999. Collector's Edition. Octavo, 732 pages; VG; full genuine teal leather binding; spine paneled, with gilt lettering and design; front cover with gilt design and roman numerals; mild shelf wear; all edges bright gilt; peach silk moire end papers; gold satin ribbon bookmark; black and white illustrations throughout; pages clean; shelved Case 9 3/4.
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.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 90 pages; G+; spine black with pink label and white lettering; some wear and scuffing overall; price sticker at front cover; wear to corners; wear to head and tail of spine; small brown stain to back cover; binding shaken; brown and green illustrations throughout; pages clean; shelved Poetry--L.
London: Hidgson, Boys, and Graves, n.d . First Edition. Folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in full gilted and blind brown morocco, paneled spine with gilt lettering; marbled endpapers, all edges gilt; bookplate of the Baron Northwick to the front pastedown; with 37 plates, edges of some plates foxed; MM consignment; shelved above Mythology.
Londres [i.e. Paris?]: 1779. Octavo, , 182 pages; VG; bound in period red morocco, rebacked with paneled gilt spine preserved; some wear to boards; text bock gilt; marbled endpapers; front pastedown with two bookplates and an old catalogue description; With a half-title and an additional engraved titlepage; illustrated with 29 plates inset, including the 'petits pieds' plate; The imprint is false; probably printed in Paris.; shelved case 3.
London: Halton and Truscott Smith Ltd., 1924. Limited Edition (58/1000). Quarto, 36 pages + 86 plates; VG-; bound in full dark blue cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has gilt lettering and tooling; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has bumping on the fore edge corners, spine has moderate discoloration; pages have gilt along the top edge, have minor age toning; shelved front table.
Paris: Editions Excelsior, 1930. Limited Edition, #141/302. Large octavo, 192 pages; VG; housed in matching red cardboard chemise and slipcase with gilt; chemise has tape repair; pages are loose in gatherings, as issued; with 14 original etchings loose in rear, 14 colored illustrations, and colored headbands and vignettes; Limited edition of 302 numbered copies. One of 265 copies on vellum of Rives, of which this is number 141; scarce; shelved case 11.
early 1700's. folio, unpaginated; VG; spine paneled black leather with red label, gilt lettering; rebound spine, 3/4 bound, corners and boards not rebound; bumping and peeling to corners, wear to boards; This book consists of a compilation of plates, mostly from Dutch engravers, featuring bible scenes. The scenes range from the creation of man to the adoration of the three kings; plates are tipped onto thicker stock; some pages have fingermark stains; shelved front case.
1845. Oblong folio, 24 plates; G; bound in quarter dark green calf, marbled paper boards; some wear and rubbing to binding; contains Plan de la Ville de Rome 1845, followed by 23 plates by Alessandro Moschetti; mild foxing to plates; The 23 plates are: Tempio della Concordia, Tempio di Antonino e Faustina, Tempio della Pace, Tempio di Venere e Roma, Avanzi del Foro di Nerva, Arco di Gallieno, Portico di Ottavia, Avanzi del Teatro di Marcelllo, Arco di Giano Quadrifronte, Tempio di Vesta, Arco di Druso, Sepolcro di Cecillia Metella, Piazza del Popolo, Trinita di Monti, Fontana di Trevi, Piazza Colonna, Foro Trajano, Piazza della Minerva, Piazza Navona, Basilica di S. Ma. Maggiore, Pantehon di Agrippa detta la Rotonda, Interno del Pantheon, Campidoglio; RR consignment; shelved above mythology.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1912. First Thus. Oblong folio, unpaginated; VG-; softcover; spine red cloth; some shelf wear and soiling; wear to head and tail of spine; fingerprint soiling to back cover; red soiling to back cover; profusely illustrated in full color; pages clean; shelved Case 11.