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.
London: Chapman & Hall, 1844 [i.e. 1843]. Octavo, original full brown cloth with leaf border stamped in blind to boards and central wreath design with title stamped in gilt on front board, spine stamped in gilt, yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. Half title printed in green, title page printed in...
(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...
Zurich: circa 1930s. Six circular color-lithographed pictorial game boards, measuring 18.25 inches in diameter, printed rectos only, with original revolving base constructed of painted wood, felt and tin, measuring 20.5 inches square. Cardboard lid of original inventor’s box, with ink annotations, included. Light edgewear to several boards, with the occasional...
[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: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1931). Single volume, measuring 8.75 x 7 inches: , 312. Original green cloth spine over grey paper boards, printed paper spine label, foreedge and lower edge of text block uncut. Half-title, with limitation signed by Grahame and Shepard on verso. Black and white illustrations throughout...
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...
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: 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.
Washington, DC: 1896 (image), circa 1970 (print). Enlarged framed reproduction of Johnston’s 1896 photographic self-portrait, measuring 34 x 27 inches including frame. Printed on textured stock, mounted to backing at an early date, even inch of sun-fading to lefthand margin of image. Recent archival framing with non-glare museum glass.
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: 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...
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: 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.
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.
London: William Heinemann, 1909. Quarto, measuring 11.5 x 9 inches: , 134, . Original full vellum, front board lettered and decorated in gilt with tree design, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, all other edges uncut, stiff brown endpapers. Half-title, with limitation signed by Rackham on verso. Title page...
Glasgow: R. Urie, 1752. Twelvemo, full eighteenth-century calf, spine ruled in gilt, pp. [1-2] 3-106. Ink ownership signature dated 1838 to front free endpaper. Two tiny wormholes; text block resewn at an early date; light occasional foxing; expert repair to binding joints and corners.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1963). Octavo, original black cloth lettered in green and white over black paper boards, green endpapers, top edge stained black, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket lettered in blue and green. Ink presentation inscription from Sontag to Dwight MacDonald on verso of front free endpaper...
London: J.G. for R. Royston; E. Cotes for George Eversden, 1659; 1657. Octavo, measuring 6 x 3.75 inches: , 128, ; , 267, . Full contemporary mottled calf, boards ornamentally ruled in gilt, raised bands, red morocco spine label (renewed), spine elaborately stamped in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges stained...
London: Edward Moxon, 1846. Seven octavo volumes, full polished calf gilt, raised bands, red and green spine labels, marbled edges and endpapers. Portrait frontispiece to Volume I; Volumes I, II and V expertly rebacked with the original spines laid down. Lightest rubbing and toning to bindings.