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London: Oxford University Press, 1965. 5 volumes. The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions. With Noted Indexes and (black and white) Illustrations From Contemporary Sources. Small 8vos, handsomely rebound by Sangorsky and Sutcliffe in 3/4 green crushed morocco over green cloth, marbled endpapers and top edges gilt, gilt stamped spines (spines slightly toned). London: Oxford University Press, (1965). A fine set.
New York: Putnam, 1906. Illustrated by Frederick Simpson Coburn with 6 full-page sepia plates each protected with lettered tissue, and 20 text pages with large colored headpieces and decorations. Tall 8vo, the original vellum boards with handsome gilt-stamped design by Margaret Armstrong are preserved, but the book has been re-backed in plain gray cloth, a.e.g. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1906). First Edition thus. Limited Edition - number 95 of only 100 copies printed on Japanese vellum. The limitation page.....
Garden City: Doubleday, 1946. 275 pages. Slim 8vo, gray cloth, pictorial d.w. Garden City: Doubleday, 1946. First edition. A very good copy--light sunning to cloth edges, gift inscription by previous owner on front endpaper; in a good wrapper--largely intact but with significant chipping to spine ends and corners.
Paris: Librairie de France, 1922. Text in French. Charmingly illustrated with black and white and color sketches by Andre Dunoyer De Segonzac. Frontispiece in color. 515 pages, deckle edges, small 4to, 3/4 brown crushed morocco leather over brown cloth, marbled endpapers, gilt ruling, and raised spine bands (light wear to corners/extremities, very subtle sunning to top of leather on both covers). Title page in red and black. Paris: Librairie de France, 1922. A very good (+) copy. "Edition du Centenaire".....
New York: Dodd Mead, 1888. Illustrated by Madame Madeleine Lemaire with frontispiece and 9 other black and white photogravures printed by Goupil. 140pp. Large 4to, original stiff printed wrappers. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1888. First American Edition. Some foxing throughout, still a very good copy.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1953. 288pp. Short 8vo, green cloth, edge-worn and sunned d.w. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1953). First edition. Slightly edge-worn near spine, still a very good copy(+) in a very good(-) dust wrapper. Signed and inscribed on endpaper by Bernice Kavinoky for the philanthropists Edith and Martin Segal: "To Edith & Marty, Long overdue, the season's greetings! Best wishes, Bennie (Bernice Kavinoky Inacrum)."
Paris: Saugrain, 1797. 2 volumes. Illustrated with 8 exquisite copper engravings and a frontispiece portrait of La Fontaine by Moreau le Jeune. Full dark green polished calf, ornately gilt spines with red inlaid labels, gilt borders on covers and inner dentelles, a.e.g.. Paris: Saugrain, l'an V - 1797. A beautiful, near fine copy with wide margins. Brunet III, 762, Cohen, 584.
London: Longmans, 1908. Edited by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford with 8 color plates and numerous black & white drawings. 361pp. Thick 12mo, original ornate gilt-stamped pictorial blue cloth, a.e.g. (small scratch on front cover; ownership bookplate, otherwise a fine bright copy). London, New York, Bombay & Calcutta: Longmans Green and Co., 1908.
London: Vizetelly & Co, 1885. Translated from the Greek. Illustrated with copper-plate engravings after designs by Prudhon, Baron Gerard, and Philippe d'Orleans. xii, 155 pages. 8vo, handsomely rebound by Morrell in 3/4 brown polished calf with ornate gilt-decorated spine; lightly worn at extremities. London: Vizetelly & Co, no date (circa 1885). A very good(+) copy with charming ownership bookplate.
London: Day & Son. 52 richly illustrated chromolithographic plates, (plates are glued into binding as issued, one is loose). Slim folio contemporary brown embossed cloth, beveled edges, spine, titles and decorative tooling is gilt, corners lightly bumped, a.e.g. (London): Day & Son, no date, ca. 1860. Near Fine. A tale from Moore's Lallah Rookh.
Paris: Auguste Eudes, 1880. 4 volumes bound in 8. Illustrated with 73 engravings each in 3 states, 72 head and tail pieces. Occasional foxing. 8vo, rubricated titles. Beautifully bound 3/4 burgundy morocco over marbled boards, ornately gilt spine, t.e.g. Paris: Auguste Eudes, 1880. Near fine. One of 395 numbered sets. Published from the manuscripts with notes by MM. Le Roux de Lincy and Anatole de Montaiglon.
London: Faber & Faber, 1988. 366pp. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. (cloth's bottom corners and top spine end bumped, slight spine slant; d.w. very slightly rubbed and worn on top edge). London: Faber & Faber, (1988). First edition. A very good(+) copy. A collection of seduction scenes from Donne, Hardy, Marlowe, etc.