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Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1978. Introduction by Carvel Collins. With illustrations by the author, including 3 color plates. Slim 8vo, white cloth, d.w. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, (1978). First trade edition. A fine copy, as new. Faulkner wrote, hand-lettered, illustrated & bound one copy of this little book in January, 1926, and presented it as a gift to a woman he wished to marry. This is the first trade edition, including reproductions of the.....
Paris: Librairie de France, 1922. Text in French. Charmingly illustrated with black and white and color sketches by Andre Dunoyer De Segonzac. Frontispiece in color. 515 pages, deckle edges, small 4to, 3/4 brown crushed morocco leather over brown cloth, marbled endpapers, gilt ruling, and raised spine bands (light wear to corners/extremities, very subtle sunning to top of leather on both covers). Title page in red and black. Paris: Librairie de France, 1922. A very good (+) copy. "Edition du Centenaire".....
London: Hodder & Stoughton. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With 10 mounted colour plates with captioned tissue guards, 19 mounted colour vignettes and numerous illustrations in text by Rene Bull. 4to, handsomely rebound in full tan morocco with the original gilt pictorial front cover laid in, ornately gilt spine. London: Hodder & Stoughton, (no date, circa 1913). A fine copy.
East Aurora: Roycroft Press, 1900. Rendered into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Beautifully illustrated on each page with stylized floral borders and initialsillumined by Fannie Edwards. 8vo, limp red suede, lightly worn at extremities and with inner hinges re-enforced. (East Aurora: Elbert Hubbard, 1900). Number 790 of 1000 numbered copies signed by Elbert Hubbard and Fannie Edwards, who did the illumination.
Paris: Saugrain, 1797. 2 volumes. Illustrated with 8 exquisite copper engravings and a frontispiece portrait of La Fontaine by Moreau le Jeune. Full dark green polished calf, ornately gilt spines with red inlaid labels, gilt borders on covers and inner dentelles, a.e.g.. Paris: Saugrain, l'an V - 1797. A beautiful, near fine copy with wide margins. Brunet III, 762, Cohen, 584.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. Done into English, with an introduction, by George Moore. Illustrated with etchings by Ruth Reeves. 130 pages. 4to, full brown leather with gilt medallion and blind-stamped Grecian borders; board slipcase. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. Spine a bit sunned and leather crackled; internally fine. One of 1500 copies, signed by the illustrator.
Berkshire: Golden Cockerel, 1923. Translated out of the Greek by George Thornley. Nicely printed in letterpress with some chapter headings and initials in green. 108 pages. Short slim 4to, pale blue paper boards; linen spine with paper label, slightly roughed and sunned with corners worn. (Waltham St. Lawrence, Berkshire): Golden Cockerel Press, 1923. Discoloration to paper before the First Booke, still a very good copy with un-opened pages. Number 19 of 450 copies printed by the Golden Cockerel Press...
London: Zwemmer, 1937. Translated out of the Greek by George Thornley. Engravings by Aristide Maillol. Beautifully printed on hand made paper, hand pressed, deckled edges, 212 pages, small 8vo, full white vellum. London: A. Zwemmer, (1937). Limited Edition. A lovely book in fine condition. Number 103 of only 250 copies signed in pencil by Aristide Maillol.
London: Vizetelly & Co, 1885. Translated from the Greek. Illustrated with copper-plate engravings after designs by Prudhon, Baron Gerard, and Philippe d'Orleans. xii, 155 pages. 8vo, handsomely rebound by Morrell in 3/4 brown polished calf with ornate gilt-decorated spine; lightly worn at extremities. London: Vizetelly & Co, no date (circa 1885). A very good(+) copy with charming ownership bookplate.