Cambridge: The Rampant Lions Press, 1973. Folio, original black buckram, leather spine label, plum endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Printed on handmade paper by Sebastian and Will Carter, and bound by John P. Gray and Son. Half-title and title page printed in red and black, red initials throughout...
Garden City: Doubleday Doran & Company, (1931). Quarto, measuring 10.5 x 8.5 inches, original color pictorial paper boards, red cloth spine, color pictorial endpapers, unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Color illustrations on every page. Bookseller ticket to rear pastedown, dust jacket chipped at corners and spine ends, with small abrasion to front panel.
New York: Robert L. Stillson Co. (1921). Single volume measuring 8.25 x 6 inches, 137 pp. Grey paper wrappers lettered in black and silver, pastedown illustration of the Brooklyn Bridge to upper wrapper, ivory endpapers. Black and white illustrations throughout text. Light dampstain to endpapers and upper corner of last few pages.
Paris: Guillaume Desprez, 1670. Twelvemo: (ixxxii) 1-365 (21). Full nineteenth-century red morocco in Jansenist style, boards ruled in blind, raised bands, spine lettered in gilt, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, green silk ribbon marker. Publisher's woodcut cipher device on title page, woodcut initials and headpieces throughout text, with...
London: Printed for J. Murray, No. 32, Fleet Street; J. Sewell, No. 32, Cornhill; and W. Creech, at Edinburgh, 1788. Octavo, , viii, 3-448. pp. Full contemporary speckled calf skillfully rebacked, boards double-ruled in gilt, spine elaborately stamped in gilt, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt. Light spotting to...
New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. Octavo measuring 7.25 x 5 inches, early twentieth-century full russet calf, boards single-ruled in gilt, raised bands, black morocco spine labels, spine single-ruled and lettered in gilt, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers. Handwritten slip tipped onto second fly leaf noting “inner gilt dentelles by Zaehnsdorf.”...
(Somerville, MA): Candlewick Press, (2014). Single volume, measuring 8.5 x 7.5 inches, original color pictorial glossy paper boards, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket, calligraphic endpapers. Color illustrations on every page. Signed by the author, with a doodle of Saturn, on the title page.
(Glenview, Illinois): Scott, Foresman & Company, (1967-1968). Six octavo volumes, measuring 8.5 x 6.5 inches, original pale pictorial cloth with lettering and graphics in contrasting colors. Illustrated title pages, photographic or full-color illustrations on almost every page, glossaries at rear. School library stamps on front endpapers of two volumes, library...
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.
New York: Targ Editions, 1979. Tall narrow octavo, 12 pages. Original blue-green cloth lettered in gilt, original plain gold dust jacket. Pictorial title page printed in red and black; signed and numbered “1” in ink by Henry Roth on the colophon; ink inscription from publisher William Targ to Roslyn Targ...
London: Printed for S. Smith and B. Walford, 1702. Octavo, modern full period-style specked calf, boards paneled in blind with floral cornerpieces, raised bands, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt, spine elaborately ornamented in gilt, board edges tooled in gilt, all edges speckled red. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Seneca...
Tokyo: (Takum Craft Shop), 1972. Portfolio measuring 15 x 11.5 inches, original stiff mulberry paper wrappers, two pastedown stencil-dyed mulberry paper labels to front wrapper, pastedown table of contents to rear wrapper, twelve loose broadside sheets (one for each month), each stencil-dyed in multiple colors on mulberry paper, untrimmed.
Philadelphia: Brown's Steam-Power Job Printing Office for the Walnut Street Theatre, 1854. Paper broadside, printed in black, 9 x 19 inches. Creased, light foxing, partial split at center fold, occasional small chips, not affecting text, one tiny hole. Archivally matted and framed, framed piece measures 13 x 23 inches.
Philadelphia: Brown's Steam-Power Job and Book Printing Office for Wheatley's Arch Street Theatre, 1857. Paper broadside, printed in black, 9.5 x 19 inches. Creased, light spotting, occasional small chips, not affecting text. Archivally matted and framed, framed piece measures 13 x 23 inches.
London: Printed for Lackington, Allen, and Co. Finsbury Square; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster Row; Reprinted for Robert Triphook, St. James's Street, by Harding and Wright, St. John's Square, 1815, 1813. Six quarto volumes, contemporary full brown crushed morocco gilt, gilt-ruled blindtooled boards, raised bands decorated in...
Glasgow: R. Urie, 1752. Twelvemo, full eighteenth-century calf, spine ruled in gilt, pp. [1-2] 3-106. Ink ownership signature dated 1838 to front free endpaper. Two tiny wormholes; text block resewn at an early date; light occasional foxing; expert repair to binding joints and corners.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929. Small octavo, 64 pp. Original textured gilt paper boards, black cloth spine with pastedown label, top edge stained black, original unclipped salmon-pink dust jacket printed in black, text block uncut and partially unopened. Frontispiece portrait by Pavel Tchelitchew, three pages of endnotes...
New York: Vanguard Press, (1961). Slim quarto, full yellow pictorial cloth stamped in red, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Color illustrations on every page. Seal of the Parents’ Magazine's Book Club for Beginning Readers to lower board and rear panel of jacket. Tiny chips to spine ends.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1963). Octavo, original black cloth lettered in green and white over black paper boards, green endpapers, top edge stained black, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket lettered in blue and green. Ink presentation inscription from Sontag to Dwight MacDonald on verso of front free endpaper...