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[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.....
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...
London: Hodder and Stoughton, . Single volume, measuring 11.75 x 9.5 inches: , 276. Publisher’s full white pictorial cloth, front board stamped in gilt and blue with design by Nielsen, spine decorated in gilt and blue, top edge gilt, patterned red and gilt endpapers designed by Nielsen. Limitation page signed...
New York: Macmillan, (1971). Single volume, measuring 9 x 7 inches: xii, , 113, . Original full pictorial orange cloth lettered and stamped in black, orange endpapers, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Foreword and glossary before text; black-and-white illustrations throughout text, including a double-page spread. Top edge of 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.
New York: James Pott & Company, 1903. Single volume, measuring 7 x 4.5 inches: xvi, 300, . Original dark blue ribbed cloth stamped in gilt, photograph mounted to upper board, top edge gilt. Title page printed in red and black, one page of publisher's advertisements at rear, text block partially...
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.
Prague: Statní Nakladatelství Detské Knihy, 1966. Single volume, measuring 9.25 x 6.5 inches: 167, . Original white cloth stamped in tan, black and blue endpapers, top edge stained blue, glossy unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Title page printed in blue and black; nineteen full-page color collages. Light spotting to boards...
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.
Brooklyn: Antifurniture Editions, 2018. Single volume, measuring 8.5 x 5.5 inches: . Original red wrappers lettered in black, three unbound signatures of six leaves each, printed rectos only, laid in. Numbered in pencil on colophon. Housed in original ivory wrapper, sealed with a printed label numbered in ink.
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: Hodder & Stoughton, . Large quarto, measuring 12 x 9.5 inches: . Original brown pigskin, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, upper board double-ruled in gilt with central device of rosebush rooted in book, helmet, sword, and musket, with English crown supported in branches. Top edge gilt, other edges...
London: Euphorion Books, 1950. Octavo, original brick cloth, spine lettered in gilt, pictorial endpapers, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket designed by Philippe Jullian. Six full-page court portraits throughout text. Lightest shelfwear to jacket, light offsetting to endpapers.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. Square quarto, original red textured cloth stamped in black and blind, red endpapers, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket. Signed by Barbara Lehman on the title page.
London and New York: Fourth Estate, (2004). Octavo, original pale grey paper boards lettered in gilt, pale blue endpapers, original unclipped photographic dust jacket. Signed and dated on the title page: “Doris Lessing / 19th October 04"
London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, 1930. Tall slim folio, original brown cloth gilt over patterned paper boards, text block uncut. Fourteen full-page plates hand-colored in pochoir. Printed by the Westminster Press on Batchelors Kelmscott Paper for The Haslewood Books. Without original glassine. Light browning to paper boards, small abrasion...
England: circa 1957. Single volume, measuring 14.75 x 10.25 inches: . Original full tan morocco, front board stamped with dozens of tiny gilt stars, spine stamped with stars and lettered in gilt, heavy purple endpapers hand-stamped with border of yellow squares. Unfinished manuscript title page stamped with border of yellow...
United States: circa 1930. Single volume, measuring 9.5 x 7.5 inches: . Original full black leather, flexible blind-ruled boards, all edges stained red. Typed notes mounted on 28 pages, hand-painted designs mounted on 21 pages with tissue guards. Table of contents after title page. Light edgewear to binding, chip to...
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...
New York: Viking Press, (1975). Single volume, measuring 8.5 x 10 inches: . Original full blue cloth, bird design stamped in blind to upper board, spine lettered in white, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket, blue endpapers. Illustrated on every page in violet and indigo. Occasional light smudge to jacket.
London: Methuen & Co., (1925). Slim folio, measuring 12 x 9.5 inches: , 34. Original tan cloth spine, brown paper boards, pictorial pastedown label to upper board, original pictorial dust jacket printed in cream and blue. Pictorial title page, 32 pages of sheet music illustrated with black-and-white vignettes. Lightest occasional smudge to jacket.
London: William Heinemann, . Quarto, measuring 11.5 x 9 inches: xviii, 76, . Original vellum spine lettered in gilt, pictorial gilt-stamped parchment boards, pale blue and white pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, all other edges uncut, text block partially unopened. Half-title, with limitation signed by Rackham on verso; pictorial title...
New York: New Directions, 1976. Octavo, original brown cloth lettered in black, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket. Signed by Eugenio Montale on the half-title. Lightest toning to jacket edges.
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: D. Appleton and Company, 1861. Single volume, measuring 7.75 x 4.75 inches: (3), 4-140, (4). Original full brown textured cloth, boards blind-ruled and lettered in gilt, pale yellow coated endpapers. Four pages of publisher’s advertisements at rear. Bookplate of Susan Hayhurst to front pastedown, early ownership stamp of...
(New York): Delacorte Press, (1974). Octavo, measuring 8 x 5.5 inches: , 196. Original red cloth lettered in gilt, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket and pictorial title page designed by Robert Giusti. Inscribed by Tillie Olsen on half-title.
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.”...
London: George G. Harrap and Co., 1919. Single volume measuring 10.5 x 8 inches: 382, . Publisher’s original full vellum, front board ruled and stamped in gilt with design by Clarke, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, all other edges uncut, text block partially unopened. Half-title, with limitation signed...
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1973). Slim quarto, measuring 10 x 7.5 inches: . Original color pictorial paper boards, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Color illustrations throughout text. Neat owner signature to front free endpaper. Light discoloration to endpapers, lightest wear to jacket spine ends and corners.
New York: Viking Kestrel, (1987). Oblong quarto, measuring 11 x 8.75 inches: . Original color pictorial paper boards, tan endpapers, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Color illustrations on every page. Spine sunned, trace of rubbing to lower edges of boards.