London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, 1930. Tall slim folio, original brown cloth gilt over patterned paper boards, text block uncut. Printed by the Westminster Press on Batchelors Kelmscott Paper for The Haslewood Books. Without original glassine. Boards toned at edges, light stain to front board.
London: W. Sandby, in Fleet-street, 1760. Octavo, contemporary full speckled calf, boards double-ruled in gilt, raised bands, spine double-ruled in gilt, manuscript title on spine, all edges speckled red. Woodcut headpieces and tailpieces throughout text. Armorial bookplate of William Long. Light shelfwear, abrasion and small ink stain to lower board.
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland: 1897-1916. Octavo measuring 7.5 x 4.5 inches, three-quarter diced black sheep, glossy alligator-patterned paper boards, boards and spine stamped with four clasp-shaped gilt ornaments, gilt-stamped flower-patterned endpapers, all edges stained red. Eighty leaves with manuscript quotations and accompanying pen-and-ink drawings, mainly on rectos, but some double page...
Various places: 1903-1910, 1952-1968. Oblong folio measuring 7.5 x 10.5 inches, original half diapered black calf over pebbled green cloth boards, spine ruled in gilt, black calf cylindrical pencil-holder attached to lower board, original elastic band (mended) attached to upper board, all edges speckled red. Front pastedown bears a calligraphic...
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.
Paris: Edward W. Titus, 1932. Octavo, original black buckram lettered in gilt, original green typographic dust jacket lettered in black and red. Title page printed in black and red, two facsimile pages from Lawrence's manuscript introduction to Lady Chatterley's Lover reprinted at 76-77. Dust jacket toned, as always, front and...
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...
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.”...
(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.
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: 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.
New York: Golden Press, (1962). Large quarto, original pale grey cloth boards lettered in red, color pictorial endpapers depicting the Globe Theatre, original unclipped floral patterned dust jacket, top edge stained red. Introduction by Tyrone Guthrie, color and black-and-white illustrations by the Provensens throughout text; glossary at rear. Pinpoint foxing...
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...