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London: Hodder and Stoughton, (1911). Quarto, measuring 12 x 10 inches: , viii, 250, . Original full vellum, front board and spine lettered and stamped in gilt with design by Dulac, ties renewed, olive-patterned pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, all other edges uncut. Limitation page signed by Dulac before frontispiece...
Paris: Chez Devambez, circa 1917. Single oblong volume, measuring 5 x 6.5 inches: . Original color pictorial wrappers bound with silk cord, uncut. Twelve full-page color pochoir illustrations by Guy Arnoux. Lightest smudging to lower wrapper.
London: Faber and Faber, 1958. Octavo, original orange cloth boards lettered in pale blue, original clipped photographic dust jacket.
Yantai, China: Self-Help Department, Women's Bible School, Presbyterian Mission, circa 1930. Oblong folio, measuring 14 x 10.5 inches. Contemporary flexible boards covered in gold silk brocade with red stitching. Letterpress description of “the cut-outs of Temple Hill” mounted to front pastedown. 42 pages, 24 of which are decorated with tissue-guarded...
New York: The Noonday Press, 1966. Octavo, original printed wraps designed by Ronald Clyne. Ink inscription by Jane Bowles to poet Sam Hazo on front free endpaper. Lightest edgewear, small crease to spine.
Florence: Giulio Giannini & Son, . Sixteenmo pamphlet, measuring 5.75 x 3.75 inches: . Original red, green, and yellow patterned paper wrappers, pastedown label to upper wrapper. Two black-and-white views of Florence; seven halftone reproductions of paintings printed on rectos only. Endnotes at rear. Occasional spot of foxing.
Brno: Polygraphie, 1922. Octavo, measuring 7.75 x 5.5 inches: 219, . Original tan pictorial wrappers with blue and orange design by the author’s brother Josef, spine and lower wrapper lettered in blue, text block uncut, many individual signatures unsewn and laid in (as issued). Title page printed in blue and...
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. Single volume, measuring 5.75 x 3.5: xix, , 412. Original blindstamped blue cloth boards lettered in gilt, original unclipped dust jacket. Bookplate of Jack and Frances Donaldson to front free endpaper, lightest edgewear to jacket.
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, fore-edge 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: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1928. Single volume, measuring 7.25 x 5 inches: , 330, . Original full tan pebbled cloth, spine and front board lettered in brown, yellow endpapers decorated with publisher’s seal, top edge stained brown. Original unclipped pictorial dust jacket in brown and tan. Small presentation...
Boston: L.C. Page & Company, 1905. Single volume, measuring 7.5 x 5 inches: , xiv, 319, . Original full pictorial ribbed grey cloth, front board and spine stamped in red, black, peach, and gilt, top edge gilt, foreedge uncut. Frontispiece portrait of “a typical college girl of America,” illustrated with...
London: William Heinemann, 1909. Quarto, measuring 11.5 x 9 inches: viii, 136. Original full vellum, front board lettered and decorated in gilt with vignette by Rackham, spine elaborately ornamented in gilt, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, stiff brown endpapers. Half-title, with limitation signed by Rackham on verso. Title page...
Paris: Henri Laurens, Editeur, . Quarto, original color pictorial paper boards, sixteen staple-bound pages. Includes seven color plates and seven matching uncolored plates, with two additional uncolored plates reproducing the color images printed on the boards. Light general foxing and toning.
Rome: Faro Disegni, circa 1940-1965. Collection of 168 original hand-colored designs for porcelain plates, each on a separate sheet, of various sizes: a group of 111 designs executed in pencil, ink, and watercolor on heavy paper, most measuring 14.5 x 13 inches, and a smaller group of 57 sketches, executed...
Manchester: Geoffrey George, circa 1950. Original gouache design, painted in brown and white on single sheet of black paper, measuring 10.25 x 9.25 inches. Evidence of adhesive removal to verso.
Vienna: circa 1950. Original pen and watercolor design on single sheet of buff paper, measuring 16.5 x 12.5 inches. Adhesive residue from previous matting around unfinished edges.
Bransche: Gebr. Rasch & Co., circa 1952. Pictorial wallpaper sample, printed in black and grey, measuring 15.5 x 18 inches. Stamped on verso: “RASCH WATERFAST / HAMBURG 1 / R2087 / $3.25 PER SINGLE ROLL.” Two short closed tears to top edge.
(Tokyo): (K bunsha), (1928) [Showa 3]. Single volume, 8.75 x. 5.75 inches, , 246,  pp. Original half blue cloth over color pictorial wrappers depicting a stylized Sherlock Holmes and Mary Morstan, blue cloth ornamented and lettered in black and gilt, purple pictorial endpapers. Illustrated title page printed in magenta...
(London): Percy Lund, Humphries & Co., (1960). Octavo, measuring 9 x 6 inches: . Original green paper boards lettered in black and white dots. Text printed in black, orange, and blue. Illustrated with photolithographed annotations and vignettes, full-page drawings, diagrams, photographs of Duchamp’s work (including one folding plate), and musical...
London: H.S. Nichols, 1895. Eight octavo volumes, contemporary full plum crushed morocco gilt, boards ruled in gilt, raised bands, spine compartments elaborately tooled in gilt with a fleur-de-lis motif, top edges gilt, other edges uncut. Title pages in red and black, text printed on vellum, all volumes illustrated with photogravures...
Edinburgh and London: Gall & Inglis, circa 1884. Octavo, original full blue cloth elaborately blocked in gilt, black and blind with decorative fern design, beveled boards, cream coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Color frontispiece and seven full-page wood engravings. Ink prize gift inscription dated 1884 to verso of front fly...
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1908. Twenty-five octavo volumes, contemporary full blue morocco gilt, boards triple-ruled in gilt, raised bands, spines lettered in gilt, pale blue endpapers, blue silk ribbon markers, top edges gilt, other edges uncut and partially unopened. Title pages printed in red and black. Illustrated with photogravures throughout text...
Wethersfield [Connecticut]: no publisher, 1832. Octavo, measuring 8 x 5 inches: 95, . Contemporary three-quarter sheep, marbled boards, spine lettered and double-ruled in gilt, all edges speckled blue. Wear to spine, first blank excised, with part of the clean cut affecting gutter of title page, dampstain in gutter of title...
New York: Sackett, Williams and Betzig, . Chromolithographic pictorial trade card heightened in gold, measuring 5 by 4 inches, invitation on verso printed in black and white. Lightest edgewear.
Chicago: Carrington Co., circa 1920s. Die cut pictorial valentine, measuring 5.5 x 4 inches, printed in color and gilt. Faint ink signature ("Marshall") to bottom right corner.
Einsiedeln, Switzerland: Henrico Ebersbach, 1694. Octavo, measuring 6.5 x 4 inches: , 127, . Eighteenth-century Italian binding, three strips of vellum per board hand-painted with ornaments in black and gold around a central window of red and gold marbled paper, manuscript shelf label in black ink on spine, matching yellow...
London: E.T. and R.H. for H. Brome, B. Tooke, and T. Sawbridge, 1671. Octavo, measuring 6.5 x 4.25 inches: , 555, . Contemporary Cambridge-style full speckled calf, boards ruled and ornamented in blind, raised bands, red morocco spine label lettered and decorated in gilt, top edge stained. Engraved frontispiece portrait...
New York: Random House, 1983. Octavo, original brown cloth lettered in gilt, original unclipped patterned dust jacket. Illustrated with wood engravings by John DePol throughout text, excerpt from Faulkner's manuscript reproduced in facsimile.
Paris: Bibliothèque-Charpentier, 1901. Full modern red buckram lettered in gilt, yellow publisher’s rear wrapper bound in. Ink signature of James Joyce (dated 1901) to half-title. Bookplate of Alexander Neubauer to front pastedown. Front wrapper missing; half-title torn with loss, with early tape repairs to verso; text block embrowned.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, . Single volume, measuring 7.25 x 5 inches: , 261, . Contemporary three-quarter brown morocco over brown cloth boards; raised bands; spine compartments lettered, ruled, and decorated in gilt; boards ruled in gilt; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers. London bookseller ticket (B.F. Stevens & Brown)...