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.
Florence: Giulio Giannini & Son, 1923. Sixteenmo pamphlet, measuring 5.5 x 4 inches: . Original red and green patterned paper wrappers, pastedown label to upper wrapper. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait; four halftone reproductions of paintings printed on rectos only. Lightest toning.
[United States]: circa 1880. Oblong concertina album, measuring 8 x 10.5 inches, 28 double-sided panels laid into original dark brown textured cloth binding ruled in blind, titled “Sewing” in gilt to upper board. Card signed “Edith R. Bond” mounted to recto of first panel. 57 embroidery patterns and figures worked...
[London]: Alexander Moring at the De La More Press, . Octavo, measuring 7.25 x 5.5 inches: , 203, . Original full blue pictorial cloth stamped in black, peach, and white; spine illustrated in like colors and lettered in gilt. Illustrated with pictorial headpieces and six full-page black-and-white plates. Lengthy presentation...
Brussels: Streichhölzer, 1958. Seventeen cardboard matchboxes with sliding lids: one large box measuring 4.25 x 2.75 x 1.25 inches, the others measuring 2 x 1.5 x .5 inches each. Pastedown color illustrations of the towers of the Kremlin mounted to top panels of matchboxes. Housed in manufacturer’s color-printed pictorial cardboard...
New York: Oxford University Press, (1938). Single volume, measuring 5 x 4 inches: . Original color pictorial paper boards, red and white pictorial endpapers, unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Black-and-white illustrations throughout text. Lightest rubbing to binding, jacket spine panel rubbed.
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.
[Bankeryd, Sweden]: Privately printed, 1963. Large oblong folio, measuring 13 x 24 inches. Beige buckram boards with screen-printed color pictorial pastedowns, patterned endpapers. Twelve leaves, screen-printed in full color on rectos only, inserted on stubs: title page, colophon, and ten serigraphs. Housed in original slipcase with screen-printed pastedowns to both...
New York: T. & J. Swords, for J. Fellows, 1795. Single volume, measuring 9.25 x 6 inches: xix, , 21-184. Twentieth-century three-quarter dark brown morocco over red marbled boards, boards ruled in gilt, raised bands, spine lettered and ornamented in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, red...
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1943. Small folio, measuring 11.5 x 8.5 inches: , 17-127,  (complete). Original red cloth stamped in black over color pictorial paper boards, blue and white pictorial endpapers, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Musical scores for twenty-nine Christmas carols, full-color and halftone illustrations throughout text...
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.
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...
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...
Sydney: Home Recreations Ltd., 1930. Three pamphlets, measuring 8.5 x 5.5; 7.25 x 5; and 7 x 5 inches: ; ; and 18, . First pamphlet: single leaf printed on both sides, folded in thirds. Second pamphlet: side-stapled brown pictorial wrappers printed in green and black. Third pamphlet: side-stapled pictorial...
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.
Vienna: David-Presse, 1991. Single volume, measuring 12.25 x 9 inches: . Original full black cloth; front board and spine stamped in blind; two original woodcut dust jackets, one printed in red and black, the other printed with a different design in red, pink and blue; green endpapers. Title page printed...
Paris: Editions d'Art A. Gamard, 1920s. Single portfolio volume, measuring 13 x 10 inches: sixteen loose color pochoir plates laid into wrappers, interspersed with captioned tissue guards. Original brown paper wrappers printed in gilt, gilt cord tie, original publisher’s promotional paper band. Two-page preface by Francis Carco, colophon at rear...
London: Printed for Lackington, Allen, and Co. Finsbury Square; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster Row; Reprinted for Robert Triphook, St. James's Street, by Harding and Wright, St. John's Square, 1815, 1813. Six quarto volumes, contemporary full brown crushed morocco gilt, gilt-ruled blindtooled boards, raised bands decorated in...
Baltimore: Henry S. Keatinge, 1809. Half-sheet 20mo(?), measuring 6 x 3.5 inches: xii, [iii]-iv, -260. Contemporary marbled sheep, spine double-ruled in gilt, red morocco spine label. Subscribers’ list printed after introduction. Light shelfwear, spine label chipped (not touching lettering), last few leaves soiled.
Waseca, Minnesota: Walter's Publishing Company, 1986. Single volume measuring 8.5 x 6.75 inches: , 188, plus unpaginated interspersed section headers, tables, and advertisements. Original black plastic spiral binding with red printed stiff paper wrappers. Full-page black-and-white photographic portrait of McAuliffe after title page, 9 full-page color illustrated section heads, with...
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. Octavo, measuring 8 x 5 inches: xvi, 624. Early twentieth-century polished calf, boards triple-ruled in gilt, raised bands, spine compartments ruled and decorated in gilt, red and green morocco spine labels, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Frontispiece, illustrated title page, 38 full-page plates...
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...
Boston: David R. Godine, 1980. Slim quarto, original terracotta boards lettered in gilt, tan endpapers, original clipped color pictorial dust jacket. Color and black-and-white illustrations throughout text. Small splash mark to lower edge of front board, small tape repair to verso of jacket.
New York: Macmillan, 1931. Single volume, measuring 11 x 8 inches: 64. Original textured blue pictorial boards stamped in black, yellow and orange patterned endpapers, original clipped color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with 22 full-page color plates; color and black-and-white illustrations throughout text. Ink presentation inscription to front pastedown, shallow chipping and edgewear to jacket.
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1904. Single volume, measuring 8 x 5 inches: x, 246. Original burgundy ribbed cloth lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Frontispiece portrait of Washington and 31 black-and-white photographic plates throughout text. Light shelfwear to binding, spine lightly sunned.
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...
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...