New York: Targ Editions, 1983. Tall octavo, ivory cloth lettered in gilt over terracotta paper boards blindstamped with the Aldine dolphin and anchor. Illustrated with nine woodcut plates (one full color, one folding), and woodcut dolphin and anchor on colophon. Housed in publisher's slipcase.
London: John Lehmann, 1950. Octavo measuring 8.75 x 5.75 inches, original full blue cloth, spine ornamented in gilt, spine label stamped in black with gilt lettering, original unclipped grey, yellow and white pictorial dust jacket designed by Lynton Lamb, top edge stained blue. Portrait of Chekhov on title page and...
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1929. Octavo, original black pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, buff and black pictorial endpapers, original black pictorial dust jacket decorated in turquoise, foreedge deckled. Twelve full-page black-and-white plates, black-and-white vignettes throughout text. Lightest rubbing and edgewear to boards, shallow chipping to jacket spine ends...
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. Octavo, original grey pictorial cloth stamped in blue, cartographic endpapers, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Black and white illustrations throughout text. Early owner signature to front pastedown. Edgewear to jacket, spine toned, light pencil markings to rear panel.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. Octavo, three-quarter brown calf over marbled boards, raised bands, red and black morocco spine labels lettered in gilt, spine ruled in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges stained red. Two volumes bound in one, half titles present, pictorial frontispiece in each volume, text printed in two...
London: Chapman & Hall, 1844 [i.e. 1843]. Octavo, original full brown cloth with leaf border stamped in blind to boards and central wreath design with title stamped in gilt on front board, spine stamped in gilt, yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. Half title printed in green, title page printed in...
Natick, MA: Picture Book Studio USA/Neugebauer Press, 1988. Tall narrow folio, measuring 13.5 x 8.25 inches, black linen spine, original glossy color pictorial boards, pale yellow endpapers, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in color throughout text. Light edgewear to jacket.
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1880. Small quarto, measuring 7.5 x 6 inches. Original green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt and black, grey floral endpapers. Decorative headpieces throughout text, seventeen black and white illustrations. Presentation inscription to flyleaf. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped, occasional smudge to text.
Natick, MA: Picture Book Studio USA/Neugebauer Press, 1982. Tall narrow folio, measuring 13.5 x 8.25 inches, original glossy color pictorial boards, pale blue endpapers, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket, priced at $14.95. Illustrated in color throughout text. Publisher’s promotional brochure laid in.
London, Edinburgh, and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1905. Oblong folio, measuring 9.75 x 12.5 inches; original pictorial teal cloth stamped in red, grey, black and white; title page printed in red and black. Illustrated with fifteen full-page color plates by Carton Moore Park and black-and-white line drawings throughout...
Paris: Domino Press, (1931). Slim folio, measuring 14.25 x 11.25 inches, original blue cloth over color lithographed paper boards. Full-color lithographs, printed by Mourlot Frères, throughout text. Faded spine beginning to fray, corners lightly bumped, light toning to edges of boards.
London: Gibbings & Company Ltd. 1901. Four small octavo volumes, original deep purple pictorial cloth stamped in silver and gilt with mirror devices to front boards, spines decorated in silver and gilt, top edges gilt, text blocks uncut. Wood-engraved title page in each volume, sixteen full-page plates throughout set. Index...
London: The Folio Society, 1949. Octavo, white cloth lettered in gilt over floral patterned boards, original clipped floral patterned dust jacket. Sixteen pink and blue lithographed plates by Nigel Lambourne throughout text. Additional bifolium, featuring plates “The Grisset" and “The Rose," laid in. Touch of soiling to spine ends, jacket...
[New York]: The Heritage Press, 1944. Quarto, original red cloth, spine lettered in yellow, pictorial pastedown bordered in red and blue to front board, color pictorial endpapers, all edges stained yellow, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Black-and-white and color illustrations throughout text. Jacket spine sunned, no slipcase.
Cambridge: Printed for Members of The Limited Editions Club at the University Press, 1951. Two octavo volumes, original color-printed pictorial cloth, spines lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, color pictorial endpapers. Title pages and colophon printed in black and green; occasional vignettes printed in green; dozens of color lithographs by...
Paris: Desclée de Brouwer, circa 1940. Twelvemo, measuring 5 x 6.25 inches. Modern design binding of red cloth lettered in silver gilt over grey pictorial paper boards hand-painted with a bird motif, red endpapers. Christmas 1940 gift inscription in English to front free endpaper. Illustrated with eight color plates by...
London: Sylvan Press, 1945. Tall octavo, original pictorial orange cloth stamped in gilt, ivory endpapers, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket. Introductory essays by George Rylands and Charles Williams, black-and-white line drawings by Michael Ayrton throughout text. Ink inscription to front pastedown: “In appreciation of a kindness / Mary / November...