London: Dent, 1898. 12 color plates with tissue guards, 90 in-text figures, and pictorial end papers, all by Arthur Rackham. xxiv, 638pp. Thick 8vo, original green gilt pictorial cloth (light wear at spine ends; front end paper detached and with bookplate), t.e.g., uncut edges. London: J.M. Dent, 1898. First edition with these illustrations. A very good copy. Latimore & Haskell 11. Humorous parodies of medieval folklore and poetry.
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London: Bentley, 1855. Series I, II & III. Illustrations by George Cruikshank, John Leech, and Dalton. 3 volume, 8vo, full polished calf, gilt backs with green leather labels, gilt tops; original covers bound in. London: Bentley, 1855. Near fine. Eleventh Edition. Humorous parodies of medieval folklore and poetry.
New York: Guido Bruno, 1915. 8 Rhythms and 5 Drawings. Narrow 8vo, loose in printed gold wrappers. N.Y.: Guido Bruno, 1915. The author's scarce first book. Published as a special series of Bruno Chap Books. Good copy of this ephemera, except for puncture holes coming through the back cover and some pages, not affecting the illustrations.
Philadelphia: Littell, 1821. 236pp., 8vo, original gray boards; (hinges starting, spine cracked, edges worn). Uncut, with 1/2 leather slipcase; (a bit rubbed). Philadelphia: Littell & Henry, 1821. Second edition revised. Very good. Bernard Barton (1784-1849) was an English devotional and lyrical poet known as "The Quaker Poet." "Mr. Barton was remarkable for great amiability of manners, extensive information, and a refined taste in the arts...Lord Byron thought highly of Barton's poetical talents..." Allibone I, p. 136.
New York: Harper, 1936. From the French of Baudelaire, by George Dillon & Edna St. Vincent Millay. xxxix, , 282pp. Thick 8vo, beautifully rebound in 1/2 black morocco over marbled boards; ornate silver-stamped spine; uncut edges. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1936. First American edition. A fine copy in a special binding.
Paris: Arc-en-Ciel, 1947. 218pp., unopened, 8vo, original printed wrappers (front cover partially loose). Paris: Editions Arc-En-Ciel, (1947). First Trade Edition. Very good. Presentation copy. Laid in is an 11pp. booklet, Couleurs Nocturnes, Poemes by the author. It is also inscribed by the author.
London: Fanfrolico, 1928. Two volumes. Edited, with a memoir by Sir Edmund Gosse. Decorated by The Dance of Death of Hans Holbein. xxxv + 590 pages, continuous pagination, tall 8vos, 1/2 black cloth over patterned boards, paper spine labels, deckled edges; bookplate inside front cover of volume I, end papers toned, corners bumped, worn. London: Fanfrolico Press, (1928). A very good pair. Number 207 of 750 copies.
Pennyroyal Press, 1975. Frontispiece portrait of Beekman is an engraving by Barry Moser, printed from the block. Book design by Richard Hendel. Printed throughout in black & red. Unpaginated. Thin oblong 12mo, black cloth with red leather spine label (labels is a bit rough at edges, otherwise a fine copy). No place: Pennyroyal Press, 1975. Limited edition. Number 150 of 200 copies printed. Signed by Beekman & Moser on the limitation page.