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: Artisan, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Oblong quarto, 167 pages; VG/VG-; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; mild soiling to back and front of jacket; price uncut '$29.95'; inscribed at title page by Christensen in gold ink; profusely illustrated in full color; pages clean; shelved above Case 14.
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.
Parsippany, NJ: The Unicorn Publishing House, 1986. First Thus, First Printing. Octavo, 178 pages; VG; spine brick red cloth with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and scuffing; inscribed by Hildebrandt at front free end paper; profusely illustrated in black and white and full color; pages clean; shelved Front Window.
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.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1943. Early Reprint. Octavo, 91 pages; VG/G+; spine age toned, with black lettering; full contemporary beige cloth binding; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear to volume; some wear to dust jacket; jacket age toned and scuffed; small light stains at jacket front cover; small chip missing at crown of jacket spine; two small chips missing from middle of jacket spine; larger chip missing from tail of jacket spine; two small closed tears at upper edge of jacket back; price cut; previous owner's bookplate at front paste down; profusely illustrated in both black and white and full color; pages clean; shelved 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.
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.
New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2001. Limited Edition, #244/1000. Square quarto, 132 pages; VG in VG slipcase; bound in black cloth, gilt titling to spine; mild shelfwear; Signed by both Greg and Tim Hildebrandt on the limitation page, #244/1000; large fold-out poster bound in rear; shelved front table.
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.