London: Chapman and Hall, 1845. Full Leather. Twelfth Edition. 175 pp. 12mo. 13 illustrations. Full red leather binding with bold embossed titling to cover as well as a holly sprig, borders on both front and rear boards; five raised band at spine, gold titling, and green leather patch titles that have faded to brown. Slight fading along top edge of front cover, light wear and bumping. Interior front and rear boards have gold dentelle boarder with Sangorki and Sutcliffe label embossed on front board. Clean and crisp within. Very Good.
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Stockholm, WI: Midnight Paper Sales, 1999. Hard Cover. First Edition. The text was handset in Joanna with Delphian Open Titling. Three full-page, multicolor wood engravings with initial letters to open the three sections; a two-panel engraving for the title page. The book is printed on Zerkall mould-made paper. Hand-bound into boards by the Campbell-Logan Bindery.
Copy #143 of 220, enclosed in a slipcase, signed by Dufresne and Schanilec. Fine.
Sauvage, Sylvain. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1937. Hardcover. Limited Edition. First Limited Editions Club Edition. viii, 190 pp. 4to. Green cloth board with an illustration of two main characters on cover board, titling in gold to cover and spine. Clean and crisp within. Black paper covered slipcase in Good condition with some chipping and losses at spine and top joint, original paper label on spine.
Designed by Edward A. Miller and illustrated by Sylvain Sauvage. Produced in an edition of 1500 copies, this is copy #1478 and signed by Sylvain Sauvage at the colophon. Very Good.
Brock, H. M. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1935. Quarter Leather. Limited Edition. viii, [i], 132 pp. 8vo. Clean, crisp copy with very minor darkening to vellum spine. Slipcase last slight wear and scuffing, printed title and copy # written on spine.
Originally published in 1934, this Birthday Edition was pulbished in an edition of 600 copies, signed by the author and illustrator, this being copy #220. Very Good.
Dine, Jim. San Francisco, CA: The Arion Press, 1997. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Arion Press Edition. 68 pp. Gray/green cloth covered boards with titling to cover and spine in dark green ink, gray laid paper endpapers. Includes a photo of the figurine that was the artist, Jim Dine's inspiration tipped in at page 19, and a photogravure of a portion of the artist's sculpture at page 22. Printed in Times New Roman type on Hahnemuhle Biblio paper.
226 copies produced, of the 200 offered for sale, 75 reserved for the companion volume, "Ape & Cat", 26 lettered copies "hors de commerce", this is copy 95 of 125 offered to the public. Four sheet accordion fold prospectus included. This does not include the even more.....
Pyle, Howard. New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883. Hardcover. First Edition. First Issue. xx, 296 pp. 8vo. Brown cloth covered-boards with intricate Pyle design on the cover and spine stamped in black and orange with gold embossed titling to cover and spine. Considerable fraying to cloth at head and spine, losses at base. Corners of boards have bumping and small losses. Small bookseller label at base of first free endpaper at gutter, previous owner's signature on second free endpaper. The signature gathering of pages 99-110 loose but holding to text block by top thread. Custom mylar dust jacket protects cloth.
Interior meets all points outlined in BAL 16378, title page in red and black, laid paper, brown coated endpapers, etc. except for the fact.....
London: Heinemann, 1930. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 539 pp. 8vo. Dust jacket has very minimnal scuffing, and contains original wrap around "belly band" indicating that this book was a choice of the Book Society. Black cloth boards with gilt titling to spine as well as Tomlinson's signature in gold on front board. Clean within. Housed in custom black cloth slipcase and chemise. First issue due to error at title on p. 67 printed incorrectly, "Our All Yesterdays."
Signed by Tomlinson on the first free endpaper. Very good / Very Good.
New York, NY: Warner Books, 1997. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. 42 pp. 12mo. Slight scuffing to Dust Jacket from shelf wear; in mylar cover. Clean and crisp, never read with remainder mark along bottom edge.
Signed boldly on first free end paper by Mr. Travolta in seller's presence. Very Good / Very Good.