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Hartford CT: American Publishing Company, 1903. Hardcover. Later printing, issued by subscription only according to the title page. Red cloth boards with faded gilt title to spine. Minor wear to spine ends and edges of boards. A few waterspots to rear cover and a few spots of soiling to spine. Browning to endpapers, else clean and bright interior. Illustrated. 591 pages. LIT/032018. Very Good.
London: Chatto and Windus, 1897. Hardcover. A New Edition. A collection of jokes, poems, and short stories. Includes pieces by Mark Twain, Eugene Field, Francis Bret Harte, Bierce, Bill Nye, George Cable, Artemus Ward, and many more. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Several chips to book cloth on rear board, rear hinge, and head of spine. Bowing to front board and minor wear to edges of boards. Browning to endpapers and to advertisements, occasional foxing, else clean. 719 pages plus 32 pages of ads. LIT/032018. Very Good.
New York: Heritage Press, 1948. Hard Cover. Cream cloth spine titled in red over blue paper covered boards. Minor browning to spine, else clean and bright. Rubbing to edges of boards. Housed in a blue paper covered slipcase with wear and chipping to the edges. Splits starting along the edges of the case. 270 pages plus postscript. LIT/031618. Very Good.
Limited Editions Club, 1966. Hard Cover. One of 1500 copies. Signed by the illustrator. This copy is not numbered. Bound in three quarter brown cloth over marbled paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Clean and bright. Housed in a brown paper covered slipcase. Minor wear to edges of slipcase, a few spots of soiling to side panels of case, and pen notation citing the title and a number to side of case. 395 pages. LIT/031618. Fine.
New York: Schocken Books, 1981. Hardcover. Winner of the 1979 Bologna Graphic Prize for the Best Illustrated Book of the Year. Fine in illustrated glossy paper covered boards with black title to spine and front cover. In matching illustrated dust jacket with blue spine panel titled in white. Minor wear to edges of jacket. A humorous short story for children and adults. Unpaginated. [20 pages.] LIT/031618. Fine / Fine.
New York: Heritage Press, 1944. Hard Cover. Includes laid in newsletter from The Heritage Club. Green cloth boards with brown and gilt title to spine and front board. Clean. Slight browning to spine. Housed in greyish blue paper covered slipcase with minor wear and rubbing to the edges and panels. 418 pages. LIT/031618. Very Good.
New York: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1880. Hardcover. Three books bound together. A charming collection of children's stories and verses. Bound in the original red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Black and gilt floral illustration to spine and front cover. Chipping to book cloth on spine ends and corners. Minor wear to edges of boards. Minor foxing to first and last few pages, else clean interior overall. Previous owner inscription in pen dated 1880 to front free endpaper. Filled with illustrations. A charming collection of children's stories and verses. 95 pages, 96 pages, 95 pages. CHILD/042418. Very Good.
London: Illustrated London News, 1864. Ephemera. This page from the Illustrated London News has two illustrations of the Civil War in America. One shows black workers unloading cotton from blockade=runners at Nassau, New Providence. The other is of General Stuart's head'quarters on the Rapidan. The prints are black and white with some hand-coloring. Folio page is double-matted in black paper and gilt. Very good plus condition. ILLUS/041613. Very Good+.
Stuttgart: J.G. Cottaschen, 1838. Hardcover. Very good in three quarter leather with marbled paper covered boards and gilt title to spine. Wear to edges of boards and cracking leather along hinges. Illustrated with charming engravings throughout. Marbled endpages. Bookseller stamp to front free endpaper. Moderate foxing throughout. 238 pages. Size: quarto. In German. GER21/1182. Very Good.
New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, circa 1900. Hardcover. Maple Leaf Series. Illustrated. Light brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and green and brown illustration of maple leaves to front cover and spine. Minor sunning to spine, slight crease to top corner of front cover, and a few spots of soiling to boards and spine. Chipping to edges of some pages and minor browning to margins of pages. Clean and bright overall. Patterned endpapers. 224 pages plus 4 pages of ads. MUS/041718. Very Good.
London: George Bell and Sons, 1899. Hardcover. Number 145 of 280 copies. Numbered and signed by the artist.an interesting work on the old buildings along the Thasmes River banks. They include the Tower, Lambeth Palace, Chelsea Hospital, and Somerset House among others. Several structures from the Surrey and Kentish suburbs are also included. With 96 lithographic illustrations by Way. In parchment-backed illustrated brown paper boards with gilt to spine and front board. Bumped corners and worn edges; chipping to corner of top rear board. Minor rubbing to spine and boards. Tight binding. Offsetting to endpapers, but interior is otherwise clean. Very good condition. 110 pages. ARCH/022004. Very Good.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1920. Hardcover. Limited to 1250 copies. Editorials, Essays, Literary and Dramatic Reviews and other material written by Walt Whitman as editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle in 1846 and 1847. Limited letterpress edition, printed from type. Photogravure illustrations. Light grey paper covered boards with tan leather and gilt title labels to spines. Minor browning to spines and minor wear to edges of boards and corners of both volumes. A few scuff marks to spines. Clean and bright interiors overall with a few small smudge marks to margins. Some unopened pages. Volume I: 272 pages; Volume II: 394 pages. POE/050718. Very Good.
London: Constable and Co, Ltd., 1924. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. In blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Minor rubbing to boards and wear to spine head and foot. Bumping to corners. Interior is mostly clean and bright with only a few small stains (one on the title page). Illustrated with 8 color plates tipped in on special heavy gray paper for each. Endpapers and half-title have some staining. Frontis plate is torn near bottom right edge and others are creased from errand page turning. POE/022004. Very Good.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1989). Hardcover. 4to. Yellow paper covered boards with illustrated paper covered boards with red title to front board and blue title to spine. Pristine interior filled with full color illustrations. Black and peach illustrated price clipped dust jacket with red title to front and spine panels. Minor wear to spine ends of jacket. Unpaginated. Children's Literature. CHILD/080709. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc., (1930). First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. Very good in bright royal blue moire cloth boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor fading to spine. Lettering on spine faded. Minor browning to end pages. Else is clean and bright. Includes beautiful linocut illustrations. 194 pages. WWI. WWI208150. Very Good.
New York: Viking Press, 1944. Hardcover. 2ND PRINTING. 8vo. Very good+ on very good+ green and yellow illustrated dust jacket with black title to front panel and yellow title to spine panel. Slight edgewear to jacket. Interior is clean and bright with illustrated end pages. The lighthearted lives of the Woollcott Clan of Maryland and Martha's Vineyard. 177 pages. Maryland. MAR5/4252. Very Good+ / Very Good+.