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.
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.
Philadelphia: Brown's Steam-Power Job and Book Printing Office for Wheatley's Arch Street Theatre, 1857. Paper broadside, printed in black, 9.5 x 19 inches. Creased, light spotting, occasional small chips, not affecting text. Archivally matted and framed, framed piece measures 13 x 23 inches.
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: 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...
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.
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: 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.
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...
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...
[New York]: The Heritage Press, 1944. Quarto, original red cloth, spine lettered in yellow, pictorial pastedown bordered in red and blue to front board, color pictorial endpapers, all edges stained yellow, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Black-and-white and color illustrations throughout text. Jacket spine sunned, no slipcase.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1957). Octavo measuring 8 x 5.25 inches, original orange pictorial cloth stamped in black, spine lettered in black, original pictorial dust jacket printed in yellow and red. Double-page illustrated title, black and white illustrations throughout text, discography and index at rear. Inscribed by the...
London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1863. Octavo, original pebbled green cloth ruled and decorated in gilt, gilt medallion to center of upper board, yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece by Henry Vizetelly, seventy-seven engraved illustrations in text. Engraved bookplate and 1866 ownership signature of Frederick Edlmann, later...
London and Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, circa 1880. Octavo, original full red cloth elaborately blocked in gilt, black and blind with decorative fern design, beveled boards, pale yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. Color frontispiece and seven full-page wood engravings throughout text. Front free endpaper neatly excised.
London: Methuen, 1918. Twelvemo, original blue cloth lettered in black, original unclipped photographic dust jacket. Issued without front free endpaper, list of Methuen 's Cheap Library titles on front pastedown. Seven pages of publisher's advertisements at rear, extending to the rear pastedown. Shallow chipping and one short closed tear to...
Cambridge: Printed for Members of The Limited Editions Club at the University Press, 1951. Two octavo volumes, original color-printed pictorial cloth, spines lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, color pictorial endpapers. Title pages and colophon printed in black and green; occasional vignettes printed in green; dozens of color lithographs by...