Avon: Limited Editions Club, 1974. A Story of New York. Introduction by Shirley Ann Grau and illustrated with 6 copper engravings by Sigmund Abeles. 105pp. Short slim 4to, black leather-backed patterned boards with gilt-stamped spine; publisher's board slipcase with paper label. (Avon, Connecticut): The Limited Editions Club, 1974. A fine copy in a fine box. One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the illustrator.
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London: Woodward, 1724. Illustrated with Variety of Characters and Examples drawn from the Ordinary Occurrences of Life. 2 volumes. xvi, 491,  & , 428, pp. 8vo, old paneled calf with gilt lettered and ruled spines, green and red leather spine labels, (leather is well rubbed; inner hinges reinforced; scattered light foxing; book's title is inked on fore edges of both vols.). London: Tho. Woodward, 1724. Very good. Good sound copy of this scarce title.
London: By the Artist, 1827. Extra illustrated title page followed by 6 plates containing 35 small images, all hand-colored. Slim oblong folio, handsomely bound by Bayntun in 3/4 burgundy morocco with gilt-lettered morocco label on cover, original pink wrappers bound-in; cloth slipcase. London: Published by the Artist, 1827. First edition. A near fine copy.
1948. Illustrated with tipped in black and white plates. 239 pages, 8vo, burgundy flexible leather (spine just a bit scuffed and faded; binding firm). London, (1948). Privately printed, no date. A very good copy. To mark the first hundred years in the life of a famous newspaper. "The Daily News" was founded by Charles Dickens in 1846. Limited edition. Number 50 of 100 copies. A privately-issued edition of a book to be published by Hamish Hamilton Ltd.
London: Curtis, 1787. 10 volumes bound in 2. The volumes included are 1 through 12, but lacking volumes 3 & 4. With 354 hand-colored plates. All title pages are present except for volume 11. Four plates are spotted or smudged and four plates are missing. Except for occasional foxing, the plates are in amazingly bright condition. Tall thick 8vos, the 2 volumes are handsomely bound in early 3/4 calf, ornately gilt spines with burgundy and green labels, marbled board (heavily.....
Paris: Privately Orinted, 1902. Translated into English by Sebastian Melmoth. Small 8vo, 3/4 red morocco over marbled boards. Paris: Privately Printed, 1902. Limited Edition. Some scattered foxing, still a fine copy. One of 500 copies. The translation was falsely attributed to Oscar Wilde under his French pseudonym.
Paris: Mariette, 1720. Frontispiece, illustrated with 102 plates and plans printed within a black border, 55 folding (lacks plate 93). Very thick square 8vo, contemporary mottled calf, rebacked in plain calf with raised bands, rubbed, marbled edges. Custom gray cloth clamshell case with paper spine label. Paris: Jean Mariette, 1720. Very good(-). Leather is rubbed and worn; scattered foxing, age-browning, and dampstaining; eight of the folding plates cropped close with partial loss of image.
Paris: Chez Janet et Cotelle, 1821. Engraved frontispiece portrait in first volume. 4 volumes. Slim 8vos, very handsomely bound (marked "Serre" on spine) in 3/4 contemporary brown polished calf over mottled boards; ornately gilt spines with thick raised bands, marbled endpapers, uncut edges. Paris: Chez Janet et Cotelle, 1821. Nouvelle edition, enrichie d'un notice sur la vie. Some light scattered foxing throughout, still a near fine copy of this rather attractive set.
New York: The Nottingham Society, 1920. Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Illustrated in sepia tone, some by Gustave Dore. 4 volumes. thick 8vos, 3/4s dark blue morocco over blue cloth, (corners rubbed), gilt stamped spine with papyrus flower motif, top edges gilt. New York: The Nottingham Society. No date, circa 1920. A very good(+) set. Containing: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso.
New York: Scribner, 1932. Color frontispiece portrait by Leonebel Jacobs, and illustrated with 23 black and white photographs throughout. Title page printed in red & black. xvi, 465pp. Thick 8vo, handsomely rebound in 1/2 biscuit morocco over brown cloth; gilt- ruled and lettered spine with raised bands and two brown leather label. New York & London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. First edition. A fine copy. Limited edition. Number 288 of only 294 copies printed, signed by Darrow on the limitation.....
Boston: Little Brown, 1899. 24 volumes. Each volume is illustrated with a frontispiece and other fine plates, some of which are in color. 8vo, handsomely bound 3/4 burgundy morocco over marbled boards with ornate gilt-decorated spines; marbled endpapers, uncut edges, top edge gilt. Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1899. A near fine set in a lovely binding. The Edition de Luxe. Number 28 out of only 100 sets printed.