London: Stockdale, 1793. With a life of the author. 2 volumes. Title page vignette, and 100 other fine engraved plates. Tall 8vos, bound in full tree calf; gilt-decorated spines with leather labels (corners and edges bumped, hinges expertly repaired, spine of vol. 1 cracked, some light foxing, date cropped from title page). London: John Stockdale, . Very good. Printed on rag paper, with excellent engravings. The application or moral is an analysis of each fable.
Paris: Harrison, 1931. Illustrated with fifty drawings by Alexander Calder. 124pp. Tall thin 8vo, original boards with blue printed d.w (wrappers slightly foxed); uncut edges, 2-piece red board slipcase is broken. (Paris): Harrison of Paris, (1931). A near fine copy in a good slipcase. From a total edition of 615 copies printed on Auvergne hand-made paper, this is one of only 20 marked "not for sale". The fifth publication of Harrison of Paris.
Philadelphia: Coates, 1896. Illustrated. 8vo tan cloth stamped in gilt & black; slate end-papers. Philadelphia: Coates, (1896). First Edition First book appearance, the story having been serialized in New York Weekly the previous year. The book is slightly skewed with a touch of wear to the top of the spine, but uncommonly clean and solid.
Boston: Loring, 1868. 8vo, original embossed green cloth, spine title in gilt. Boston: Loring, (1868). First Edition.; First state with "Fame and Fortune" announced for December, and Dick standing alone on the engraved half-title. Good copy of a book frequently found in deplorable condition. The book is cocked; minor blistering and staining on covers; repair to inner front hinge; pencillled bibliographic notes on endpaper, but altogether attractive.
London: Cobden-Sanderson, 1935. Full page & vignette illustrations by Rex Whistler. 8vo, rose colored cloth, elaborately decorated in white, with gilt lettering; rose colored edges (covers cocked). The cover design is repeated on the end-leaves, in green. London: Cobden-Sanderson, (1935). First trade edition. Near fine. Includes titles such as The Little Mermaid, The Snow Queen, Thumbelina, The Constant Tin Soldier, The Emperor's New Clothes, and The Ugly Duckling.
New York: Workshop of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1950. Small illustration on title page, printed in red & black. 11pp pamphlet sewn with cord. 12mo, original salmon wrappers with paper label on cover (wraps are very faintly dampstained). New York: Workshop of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1950. A very good copy of this charming story.