(Paris): chez l’Auteur; chez Deroy, Libraire; chez les principaux Libraires de la République, 1796. Seventy-two parts divided into five quarto volumes, bound in four, early nineteenth-century full vellum with central arabesques tooled in blind to center of boards, raised bands, manuscript titles to spines, green silk ribbon ties. Four hand-colored...
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.
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.
(London): (Constable and Company), (1953). Octavo, original purple cloth, spine lettered in silver, top edge stained pink, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with color pictorial title page and dozens of line drawings and black-and-white photographs. Errata slip tipped in at “Author’s Note,” county guide to follies and grottoes...
London, Edinburgh, and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1905. Oblong folio, measuring 9.75 x 12.5 inches; original pictorial teal cloth stamped in red, grey, black and white; title page printed in red and black. Illustrated with fifteen full-page color plates by Carton Moore Park and black-and-white line drawings throughout...
London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, 1930. Tall slim folio, original brown cloth gilt over patterned paper boards, text block uncut. Printed by the Westminster Press on Batchelors Kelmscott Paper for The Haslewood Books. Without original glassine. Boards toned at edges, light stain to front board.
(London): Sounding Art Press, (2007). Square quarto, measuring 10.75 x 9.75 inches, full midnight blue blindstamped cloth, dark grey endpapers. Full-color plates throughout text. Original blue blindstamped cloth slipcase. Presentation note from Jane Mackay laid in, dated in the year of publication.
London: 1842. Octavo measuring 8 x 5 inches, modern three-quarter brown sheep over pink and blue marbled boards, raised bands, red spine label, spine lettered and double ruled in gilt. 94 pages of Tupman’s manuscript copy of Howard’s text, penned in an exceptionally neat and clear hand. Original watercolor frontispiece...
[London]: 1842. Two folio volumes measuring 12.25 x 11.5 inches, original full green morocco, boards with multiple rules in blind and gilt, cornerpieces stamped in blind, raised bands with ornamental gilt ruling, compartments quadruple-ruled in gilt, cream coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Ink manuscript title in each volume: “Sketches of...
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...
Paris: Editions Siloë, (1948). Oblong folio, measuring 10.5 x 14.5 inches, 22 unnumbered pages. Red coated paper spine, color-printed buff paper boards. Color illustrations throughout text. Author's ink presentation to front free endpaper. Lightest edgewear and soiling to boards, rippling to pastedowns, faint offsetting from illustrations.
(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...
Paris: Domino Press, (1931). Slim folio, measuring 14.25 x 11.25 inches, original blue cloth over color lithographed paper boards. Full-color lithographs, printed by Mourlot Frères, throughout text. Faded spine beginning to fray, corners lightly bumped, light toning to edges of boards.
London: Gibbings & Company Ltd. 1901. Four small octavo volumes, original deep purple pictorial cloth stamped in silver and gilt with mirror devices to front boards, spines decorated in silver and gilt, top edges gilt, text blocks uncut. Wood-engraved title page in each volume, sixteen full-page plates throughout set. Index...
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.
New York: Golden Press, (1962). Large quarto, original printed paper boards, color pictorial endpapers depicting the Globe Theatre, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket, top edge stained red. Introduction by Tyrone Guthrie, color and black-and-white illustrations by the Provensens throughout text; glossary at rear. Closed tear to front jacket panel...
London: Novello & Co. (1923). Two slim folio volumes, tan linen spines, buff pictorial paper boards printed in black. Musical settings and printed lyrics for each song, black-and-white silhouette illustrations on every page. Publisher's price stamp to title page of first volume. Light shelfwear to bindings, corners bumped.
New York: Vanguard Press, (1961). Slim quarto, full yellow pictorial cloth stamped in red, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Color illustrations on every page. Seal of the Parents’ Magazine's Book Club for Beginning Readers to lower board and rear panel of jacket. Tiny chips to spine ends.
Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co. (1922). Slim quarto, black cloth spine, color-printed pictorial boards, pictorial “bookplate" printed on verso of upper board. Two color-printed linen pages designed to be cut and sewn into a Japanese doll. Pictorial title page; text and black-and-white illustrations set within two-color Japanese borders. Spine...
London: The Folio Society, 1949. Octavo, white cloth lettered in gilt over floral patterned boards, original clipped floral patterned dust jacket. Sixteen pink and blue lithographed plates by Nigel Lambourne throughout text. Additional bifolium, featuring plates “The Grisset" and “The Rose," laid in. Touch of soiling to spine ends, jacket...