New York: Viking Press, 1933. Small folio measuring 9.5 x 7 inches, original cream cloth spine, color pictorial paper boards, spine lettered in black. Illustrated with black and white plates throughout text. Inscribed in December of 1933 by MacKinstry on front free endpaper. Light shelfwear and bumping to corners, darkening...
London: Edward Stanford, 1890. Single volume, measuring 7 x 4.5 inches: viii, 244. Original pictorial mauve cloth stamped in black and gilt, pale yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. Three full-page plates, wood engravings throughout text. Gift inscription dated 1890 to half-title. Lightest edgewear.
New York: Viking Press, 1987. Quarto, green cloth spine lettered in black, original color pictorial paper boards, green pictorial endpapers, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Color illustrations throughout text. Inscribed in marker to front free endpaper and title page: “To L. Thank you,” with signatures of David Byrne and...
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: William Darton and Son, circa 1835. Hand-colored engraved sheet of historical vignettes with accompanying text, measuring 12.5 x 16 inches, mounted on mahogany and cut into interlocking puzzle pieces. Housed in publisher’s wooden box, hand-colored group of four Roman scenes mounted to sliding lid, publisher’s label and title label...
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.
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: Printed for John Wallis, No. 16, Ludgate Street, circa 1780. Set of 32 engraved cards, measuring 4.5 x 2.5 inches, printed on rectos only, each illustrated with a hand-colored portrait of an English monarch. Original blue card slipcase with engraved pastedown label. First card lightly browned, slipcase worn with...
Garden City: Doubleday Doran & Company, (1931). Quarto, measuring 10.5 x 8.5 inches, original color pictorial paper boards, red cloth spine, color pictorial endpapers, unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Color illustrations on every page. Bookseller ticket to rear pastedown, dust jacket chipped at corners and spine ends, with small abrasion to front panel.
(Somerville, MA): Candlewick Press, (2014). Single volume, measuring 8.5 x 7.5 inches, original color pictorial glossy paper boards, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket, calligraphic endpapers. Color illustrations on every page. Signed by the author, with a doodle of Saturn, on the title page.
(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.
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]: 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: Payson & Clarke, (1926). Quarto, original full black cloth lettered in green, pastedown wood engraving of a circus ring on upper board, yellow pictorial endpapers. Wood-engraved vignettes on half title, frontispiece, and title page; twenty full-page wood engravings of animals throughout text. Very light wear to cloth.