Paris: Hachette, 1878. Revision du texte original et preface par Gaston Paris. Illustrated with 9 lovely engraved plates. [4 blank], xxxi, 104, [4 blank]pp with text in French. Each text page is printed within a red border. Short thin 4to, elegantly bound by David in full dark green morocco; ornate gilt-tooled covers and spine; wide inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Paris: Libraire Hachette, 1878. Joints and edges a bit rubbed, otherwise a near fine copy. Scarce and beautiful edition in.....
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New York: The Neale Publishing Co., 1909. 12 volumes. Decorative title pages, frontispiece portrait. Original full tan morocco, elaborately gilt- and blind-stamped spines and covers from a design by Frederick Polley. Bierce's initials appear in the center of the covers. Ornate inner dentelles, burgundy silk endleaves, all edges gilt. New York: The Neale Publishing Co., 1909-1912. Near fine. One of only 250 signed by the author. Owner's bookplate.
Cleveland: Burows Brotheres, 1895. Text throughout printed in black & red, some pages within highly decorative borders. , 131 pages, 8vo, linen- backed blue holland boards, pictorially stamped in black & red. Cleveland: Burrows Brothers, 1895. First edition. Bradley's masterpiece of American Art Nouveau book design. Number 8 of 40 copies on Japan Paper. Enclosed are 3 portraits of Blackmore & Bradley, on Japan Paper and each numbered 8. Bookplate.
Harrisburg: Stackpole and Heck, 1951. Including the frontispiece, there are 6 color plates; many black and white illustrations and text drawings by the author. 234 pages. Short 4to, bound in full brown padded leather with gilt titles and gilt fly on the front cover, a.e.g. (binding is edgeworn and with small repairs to head and rear corner. Harrisburg: Stackpole and Heck, (1951). Deluxe Limited Edition - number 36 of only 100 copies printed. Pattern lists. A very good solid copy.....
Westminster: Folio Society, 2007. Translated by Richard Aldington and illustrated with aquatints by Buckland-Wright. 710pp. Thick tall 8vo, handsomely bound in publisher's full red leather with gilt and black-stamped pictorial designs, t.e.g. Westminster: Folio Society, (2007). Limited edition -- one of 1750 numbered copies. A fine copy, preserved in a green cloth clamshell case along with a slim pamphlet "The Happy Art of Narration: Readings of Boccaccio and the Decameron"
Montagnola: Bodoni, 1925. 28 pages, untrimmed, light foxing on fly-leaves, tall slim folio, green board, vellum spine (lightly soiled, tiny chip). (Montagnola: Officina Bodoni, 1925). Very Good. Number 82 of only 275 copies. This edition prints the original Latin text of the pact on which the Swiss Confederation is based, as well as translations of the pact into languages recognized in Switzerland: German, French, Italian, Ladin, and Romansh.
Paris: Terquem, 1930. With an original etching in two states, 48 engraved plates by Bofa, all with tissue guards.Tall 4to, original printed wrappers, uncut, in cloth slipcase. Paris: J. Terquem, 1930. Fine. Limited Edition, number 247 of 540 copies initialled by Gus Bofa, printed on hand-made paper watermarked "Malaises" and containing a design by Bofa. Bofa (pseudonym of Gustave Blanchot) was a 20th- century French humorist illustrator.
Paris: Maeght, 1975. Illustrated by Garache with 6 original gravures, printed in shades of red sur la presses de Maurice Felt. , 52, pp in loose signatures as issued; housed in a printed paper wrapper within a two-part black silk slipcase (spine of inner slipcase is a touch faded; light scattered foxing on several preliminary pages, otherwise a fine copy). Paris: Maeght Editeur, (1975). Premier volume de la collection Argile. Limited edition -- from a total edition of 1120, this.....
Limited Editions Club, 1984. Illustrated with b/w silk- screens by Sol Lewitt. xxxii, 306pp. Thick square 8vo, full black blind-stamped calf by A. Horowitz & Sons; black board slipcase. Limited Editions Club, 1984. A fine copy. Limited edition. One of 1500 copies, printed by the Anthoensen Press. Signed by the artist on the limitation page.
New York: Tiber Press, 1954. Illustrated by Schneebaum with 13 large silk-screened plates (one double-page) mounted on thick cardstock printed with Bourjaily's text. Loose as issued in a red board portfolio. New York: Tiber Press, (1954). Plates are all in fine condition, though as usual the acidic leaves are toned, and slightly dinged at margins; outer portfolio is sound but rough at edges. A very good copy. Limited edition - number 310 of 1500 copies. Despite the fairly large printing.....
New York: Braziller, 1967. Facsimile reproduction of the original illuminated Lorsch Gospels, some in color plates. 24 page gray paperbound pamphlet with historical text laid-in. Thick folio, vellum-backed red cloth, slipcase. New York: Braziller, 1967. Limited edition -- number 38 of 1000 copies printed. A fine, unread copy in a very good(+) slipcase. Two parts of the Lorsch Gospels from the Biblioteca Documentara Batthyaneum in Alba Julia, Rumania, and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana in Rome.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1982. In the English Version by Desmond Vesey, with the English Lyrics. 155pp. Illustrations and an original lithograph by Jack Levine. Thin 4to, gilt stamped black cloth, board slipcase. N.Y.: The Limited Editions Club (1982). A fine copy in a fine box. Limited. One of 2000 copies, signed by the artist on the limitation page.
London: Seeley, Service, 1929. Illustrated with over 90 photographic plates. 288pp. Tall thick 8vo, full red morocco, untrimmed edges, partially unopened pages (a bit edgeworn; front joint dry and starting). London: Seeley, Service, 1929. A very good copy, internally fine. The Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games & Pastimes. One of only 360 numbered copies signed by the author. The colored frontispiece is signed by the artist, Lionel Edwards.
New York: Octagon, 1975. Illustrated throughout with facsimile letters. Tall slim 8vo, white paper-backed cloth boards, slipcase. New York: Octagon Books, 1975. Small ink inscription from previous owner, otherwise a near fine copy in a very good slipcase. Limited edition - number 34 of 400 copies printed.