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New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1957. With a New Introduction by Francis Henry Taylor and Photographs by Samuel Chamberlain. 59 photo plates. 349 pages. Tall 8vo, cloth, gilt leather label, marbled board slipcase. N.Y.: The Limited Editions Club, 1957. Fine in a very good(+) slipcase. One of 1500 numbered copies signed by the illustrator.
Paris: Pierre Tisne, 1950. With "L'Universe de Watteau" by Rene Huyghe, and a catalog of paintings and illustrations by Helene Adhemar. 155 plates, including 19 color tipped-in ones, plus many text illustrations. 262pp., 4to, green cloth with gilt lettering and color plate inlaid on front cover; spine ends discolored and chipped. Paris: Pierre Tisne, (1950). Internally near fine, a very good copy.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1842. 10 volumes. 8vo, beautifully bound in full contemporary dark brown diced calf; gilt-stamped spines with black and red leather labels; marbled endpapers and page edges. Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1842. Fifth edition. A near fine set in a lovely binding. Alison's monumental History of Europe, "by far the most remarkable historical work of the century" -- Allibone, I:52.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1835. 10 volumes. Large 8vo, full contemporary light brown diced calf; gilt and blind-stamped spines with raised bands & tan leather labels, (lightly sunned). Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1835-1842. First and second edition mixed set, uniformly bound. A near fine set in a handsome binding. Alison's monumental History of Europe, "by far the most remarkable historical work of the century" -- Allibone, I:52. The set consists of second editions of volumes I......
16 plates including engraved t.p., with tissue guards. 4to, contemporary mottled calf, leather label, a.e.g.; (covers lightly worn, front cover lightly bowed, internally very good except for a some foxing to the margins of the plates). Paris: Ponce and Godefroy, n.d., . "First French book with a title-page mentioning the United States." Howes C-576. This copy is "another issue" according to Howes, USIANA, with no separate title-page. It was published in the same year as the issue with a separate.....
New York: David Bliss, 1806. Translated from French. 288 pages. 12mo, varnished leather backed marbled boards; covers considerably rubbed, corners bumped and worn, hinges weak, leather missing from head and foot of spine, spine label worn, pages foxed and toned. New York: David Bliss, 1806. A very good(-) copy. Early American imprint.