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.
[Bogotá]: Grupo Editorial Norma, (1997). Octavo, publisher’s full tan calf, raised bands, spine lettered in gilt, spine stamped with gilt fleur-de-lis to indicate a signed and numbered copy, marbled endpapers, tan silk ribbon marker. Bookbinder ticket (“Taller la Entenalla”) to front pastedown, “XLVII” hand-numbered in ink on the limitation page...
New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1975). Folio measuring 12 x 8 inches, original black paper boards with photographic portraits of Dinesen and Gatura on upper and lower board respectively, spine lettered in gilt, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket, tan endpapers. Inscribed by Peter Beard to “Dena and Bryan”...
London: Printed for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell, in the Strand, 1788-1790. Twelve octavo volumes, full contemporary polished calf, raised bands, spine compartments ruled in gilt, red and green morocco spine labels, all edges stained yellow. Frontispiece portrait of Gibbon after Joshua Reynolds and map of the Eastern empire in...
(Paris): chez l’Auteur; chez Deroy, Libraire; chez les principaux Libraires de la République, 1796. Seventy-two parts divided into five quarto volumes, bound in four, early nineteenth-century full vellum with central arabesques tooled in blind to center of boards, raised bands, manuscript titles to spines, green silk ribbon ties. Four hand-colored...
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.
New York: GM Printing, 2003. Octavo booklet, original tan pictorial wrappers printed in red and black, saddle-stitched. Pictorial title page and thirty-three drawings printed in blue ink. Offered with: original illustration from the book, “First Date," pen-and-ink drawing dated 2002, measuring 11 x 15 inches, archivally framed (framed piece measures 15 x 18.5 inches).
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.
New York: Woman's World Magazine, July 1935. Staple-bound folio magazine, 26 pages. Original color pictorial wrappers, black-and-white illustrations throughout text. Highsmith's story on pages 16 and 25. Mailing address printed to top lefthand corner of upper wrapper, lightest edgewear.
London: Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 1938. Octavo, first state binding of blue cloth with black lettering, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket designed by Robert Medley. Light wear to spine of jacket, tiny chips to jacket corners, bookplate to front free endpaper. Pencilled index to...
Syracuse University: Spring 1940. Quarto, side-stapled dark blue pictorial wraps, beige cloth tape-bound spine. Sixty mimeographed leaves, printed on rectos only, black and white illustrations throughout text. Center crease to front cover and first few pages, shallow chipping and creasing to back cover, text block toned.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. Octavo, original green cloth stamped in blind and gilt, top edge stained red, original unclipped dust jacket. Inscribed by Randall Jarrell to Cleanth Brooks on the front free endpaper. Small dampstain to bottom corner of front board, light rubbing to jacket, spine slightly faded.
Boston: S.G. Goodrich and Co. 1829. Three twelvemo volumes, early twentieth-century brown pigskin over textured tan cloth boards, raised bands, spines tooled in gilt, marbled endpapers, text blocks uncut and partially unopened. Catalogue of American Poetry at rear of volume III. Bookplate of collector Perry Beaver Strassburger (1888-1954) to front...
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...
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...