Poughkeepsie: Artists and Writers Guild, (1935). Single volume, measuring 8.5 x 8.25 inches: . Original stiff color lithographed pictorial wrappers, sixteen color lithographed illustrations throughout text. Offsetting to first and last pages from brightly colored interior wrappers.
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...
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...
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.
Milan: Sugar Editore, 1962. Double-sided oblong panorama, folded leporello style, measuring 93 inches unfolded. Printed in color on both sides, with pockets in first and last sections holding flexible white 33-rpm records. Publisher’s printed presentation bookmark laid in. Thin scrape and small stain to lower edge of final panel, touch...
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: 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: Farrar & Rinehart, 1932. Single volume, measuring 7.5 x 5 inches: , 282. Original blue cloth lettered in gilt, unclipped color-printed dust jacket supplied from another copy. Ink presentation inscription from Dawn Powell to Jacques LeClercq on front free endpaper. Cloth faded, light edgewear and shallow chipping to jacket.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1936. Single volume, measuring 7.75 x 5.25 inches: , 281. Original beige cloth stamped in red and blue, top edge stained red, unclipped color-printed dust jacket supplied from another copy. Ink presentation inscription from Dawn Powell to Jacques LeClercq on front free endpaper. Light discoloration...
London: George G. Harrap & Co., (1933). Octavo, measuring 9 x 6 inches: 287, . Original full vellum, front board lettered and triple-ruled in gilt, spine lettered and illustrated in gilt, pictorial endpapers printed in gold, top edge gilt, all other edges uncut, brown silk ribbon marker. Half title with...
(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.
Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., (1930). Single volume, measuring 5 x 7 inches: 88 unnumbered pages. Original full black cloth, color pictorial pastedown title label, geometric patterned color endpapers. Text printed in blue, red, and purple, with color pictorial frames printed on nearly every page. Housed in publisher’s original...
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1979). Single volume, measuring 9 x 9 inches: 47, . Original red paper boards lettered and decorated in black, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with six double-page spreads and nine full-page black-and-white images. Author’s note at rear. Lightest bumping to spine ends.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1974). Single volume, measuring 10 x 7.5 inches: 80. Original full black and yellow geometric patterned cloth, spine lettered in yellow, original unclipped blue and yellow pictorial dust jacket, blue endpapers. Black-and-white vignettes throughout text, and eight full-page illustrations. Author’s notes at rear. Jacket spine...
(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...
Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1926. Single volume, measuring 8 x 5.5 inches: , 312. Original full green cloth, yellow pictorial pastedowns to front board and spine, yellow pictorial endpapers, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated title page printed in green and black. Black and white frontispiece and...
New York: Harper & Row, circa 1982. Oblong quarto, original grey cloth spine, color pictorial paper boards, color patterned endpapers, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket with Caldecott Medal affixed. Color illustrations on every page. Signed by Maurice Sendak on half-title.
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...