Westerville, Ohio: June 1877. Single sheet measuring 7.75 x 7 inches, corners neatly clipped. Original pen and pencil drawing, measuring 5.5 x 5.5 inches, executed within a decorative ink frame, and inscribed at lower right: “Compliments of the Artist -- June, 1877.” Light edgewear and toning, a couple of small...
London: R. and W. Leybourn, for William Grantham at the Black Bear in St. Pauls Church-yard, neer the little North Door, 1660. Small octavo, measuring 6 x 3.5 inches: , 90. Twentieth-century three-quarter speckled calf, marbled boards, raised bands ruled in gilt, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt, all...
Florence: Giulio Giannini & Son, . Sixteenmo pamphlet, measuring 5.75 x 3.75 inches: . Original red, green, and yellow patterned paper wrappers, pastedown label to upper wrapper. Two black-and-white views of Florence; seven halftone reproductions of paintings printed on rectos only. Endnotes at rear. Occasional spot of foxing.
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 5.75 x 3.75 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.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1929. Single volume, measuring 7.25 x 4.25 inches: , 36. Original yellow paper boards, title label printed in black on upper board, spine lettered in black, original unclipped yellow pictorial dust jacket, text block partially unopened. Light edgewear and fading to jacket.
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.
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: 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.
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...
New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981. Slim quarto, measuring 10 x 8 inches: 45, . Original beige cloth spine stamped in gilt over blindstamped terracotta boards, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket with no Newbery Medal or Caldecott Honor Seal, ivory speckled endpapers. Color illustrations throughout text. Lightest edgewear.
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: 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...
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...