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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1888. 12 volumes. 3/4 red leather over marbled boards, marbled end-papers, top edge gilt. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1888. Profusely illustrated by more than 2200 woodcuts in the text, 168 full page engravings, and 12 color plates, along with articles by many contributors on Lower Invertebrates; Crustacea and Insects; Fishes and Reptiles; Birds; Mammals; Man. Volume 1 has a small chip on the top of the spine; otherwise a fine set.
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1988. Beautifully illustrated with 95 color and 157 black-and-white illustrations. 278pp., thick 4to, cloth, d.w. Boston: A New York Graphic Society Book, (1988). First American edition. A fine copy in a near fine price clipped dust wrapper. This book was published in connection with the 306th exhibition of the Graphische Sammlung Albertina in Vienna: Albrecht Durer and the Plant Studies of the Renaissance, April 18 to June 30, 1985.
Paris: Pierre Rocolet, 1648. Printer's device on title, and some other decorative woodcut initials and headpieces throughout. , 30, , 390 pages. Short 4to, full contemporary calf with gilt spine. Paris: Chez Pierre Rocolet; Jacques Langlois, Imprimeur du Roy, 1648. First edition. Scarce. A near fine copy with clean pages and wide margins. An uncommon title on animal psychology. The author, a doctor from Le Mans who was the personal physician of the Chancelier Seguier and founding member of the...
Franklin Center: Franklin, 1982. Illustrated by David J. Passalacqua. 179 pages, slim 8vo, gilt stamped brown leather, all edges gilt, dark blue silk moire endpapers. Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1977. A fine copy aside for tiny scuffs on spine bands. 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature series.
Joliet: Volland, 1929. Written and illustrated by David Newell. Illustrated with 10 color plates and many black & white sketches throughout. 80 pages. Slim 8vo, original blue cloth, spine fade and cloth worn at all corners; previous owner's neat inscriptions title page and rear of frontispiece. Joliet: Volland, (1929). First Edition. A good copy.
Philadelphia: David McKay, 1929. Illustrated by Potter with 6 color plates and 20 in b/w, plus 42 smaller vignettes within the text. 225 pages. 8vo, original green cloth with inset color pictorial label (one small abrasion partially degrading the "e" in "Beatrix"). Philadelphia: David McKay, (1929). Limited first American edition -- number 99 of only 100 copies, with limitation and signature on a thin parchment leaf. A clean, tight and near fine copy. This is the last of Potter's major...
London: Threshold Books Ltd., 1976. Profusely illustrated in black and white and color, with some full-bleed images. 360 pages, 4to, maroon cloth with gilt stamping (small damp-stain at the bottom of the spine and front left corner), dust wrapper with ornate raised gold foil medallion (some light edge-wear to the corners and spine). London: Threshold Books Limited, (1976). A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.
Cambridge: Harvard College Library, 1960. Translated by Philip Hofer. Illustrated with 13 mounted lithographic plates by Walter Stein, and several additional offset lithographs in the text. Thin oblong 4to, green pictorial boards with black leather spine; uncut edges. Cambridge: Harvard College Library Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, 1960. A near fine copy in a solid but poor slipcase. From a total edition of 600, this is number 56 of 100 copies signed by both artist and translator, printed on...