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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New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1962. with 84 illustrations mostly in black & white, several folding, some color plates protected with tissue. Short folio, gilt-lettered blue and beige cloth, pictorial slipcase. New York: (Pierpont Morgan Library, 1962). First edition. A fine copy in a fine box. One of only 850 copies. With essays on Chinese painting, Chinese calligraphy and a glossary of Chinese characters for names and terms.
London: Kegan Paul, 1883. Rubricated title, 282 pages, unopened. Bound by Zahnsdorf in full crimson crushed morocco, delightful design stamped in gold on covers, spine and inner dentelles, top edge gilt. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, 1883. First Edition. Near Fine. Number 14 of only 50 copies signed by Charles Whittingham of the Chiswick Press.
Santa Fe: Twin Palms, 1995. Illustrated with 86 moody and mildly homo-erotic photographs, printed in four colors with varnish on acid free paper. 141pp. Slim folio, yellow cloth with a black-stamped pictorial cover, adapted from a design by Aubrey Beardsley; plain mylar wrapper. (Santa Fe: Twin Palms, 1995). First edition. A fine copy. Limited printing of 5000 copies.
New York: Derrydale, 1938. Foreword by Freeman Lloyd and illustrated by Marguerite Kirmse with 12 b/w plates of dogs. 160 pages. Tall 8vo, gilt-lettered black cloth. New York: Derrydale Press, (1938). Limited edition -- one of 950 printed, this one stamped "office copy." Pages a bit toned at edges, still a very good(+) copy.
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.
New Directions, 1957. Illustrated with 41 drawings by Ben Shahn, printed in brown ink. 119pp. Short slim 4to, gilt-lettered parchment boards; uncut edges, t.e.g. (boards are just a bit darkened, otherwise fine in a very good+ slipcase). N.Y.: New Directions, (1957). Limited first edition - number 30 of only 150 copies signed by Dahlberg and Shahn, and containing the elusive extra lithograph laid-in.
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 page.
Adelaide: Limited Editions Club, 1971. With Preface by Ashley Montagu. Drawings by Fritz Kredel. 362pp. 4to, green morocco-backed boards, tooled gilt stamped spine, board slipcase. Adelaide, South Australia: The Limited Editions Club, 1971. One of 1500 numbered copies signed by the illustrator. Fine.
Adelaide: Limited Editions Club, 1971. With Preface by Ashley Montagu. Drawings by Fritz Kredel. 362pp. 4to, green morocco-backed boards, tooled gilt stamped spine, board slipcase. Adelaide, South Australia: The Limited Editions Club, 1971. One of 1500 numbered copies signed by the illustrator. Fine in a very good, slightly cracked slipcase.
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.
Angers: Jacques-Petit, 1946. Illustrated throughout with color plates by Gabriel Loire. 261 pages with text in French. Thick 8vo, original color pictorial wrappers; spine a bit concave and end chipped, still a very good clean copy. Angers: Jacques-Petit, 1946. Limited edition -- number 2448 of 4000 copies.
New York: Estate of Stuart Davis, 1991. Short 2 page introduction by Earl Davis. Illustrated in color. Slim square 8vo, black cloth-backed patterned boards, cardboard slipcase with paper label. New York: Estate of Stuart Davis, 1991. Limited first edition - one of 1000 copies, though the laid-in limitation card is absent. Printed in conjunction with the retrospective exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Stamperia Valdonega in Verona Italy.
Asnieres: Boussod, Valadon et Cie, 1886. Folio. 34 unnumbered sheets, loose as issued in a cloth-backed marbled board chemise folder with ribbon ties. Each page with text and beautifully printed illustrations by de Beaumont, mostly in color. The title page and rear of final page are toned, otherwise a very clean copy of this lovely and unusual production. Asnieres: Boussod, Valadon et Cie, 1886. First edition thus, certainly a limited edition, but with an unspecified printing.
Paris: Society des Femmes Bibliophiles, 1926. Illustrated with 10 full color copperplate engravings and numerous color decorations by Maurice Leloir + a separate set of the illustrations and decorations with impressions in each of their three color states.4to, deckled edges, decorative wrappers with original glassine. The set is housed in a slightly rubbed decorative board folder. Paris: Society des Femmes Bibliophiles, 1926. Limited Edition. A fine copy. Number 7 of only 200.
Paris: Goupil, 1906. Title in red and black; hand-colored photogravure portrait & numerous photogravure plates, all with lettered tissue guards. Thick folio, full blue morocco, elaborate gilt-tooled borders & back, gilt arms on covers, g.t., marbled endleaves, by Darvand, original printed wrappers bound in; uncut. Paris: Goupil, 1906. Near Fine. One of 800 numbered copies printed on Chiffres Arabes.