London: Raithby, Lawrence & Co., Ltd, 1901. Hardcover. Bound in maroon cloth covered boards with maroon leather spine titled in gilt. The leather on the spine is split along the front hinge and there is a large chip to the spine leather. The boards remains attached; although, the front board is a little loose. Ex-library with library stamps to fore edge and copyright page. Clean interior filled with samples of color printing and many articles. Browning and foxing to margins of most pages. Occasional smudge marks. Previous owner signature dated 1902 to front free endpaper. Full marbled edges and endpapers. An attractive interior and an interesting publication. 320 pages plus 72 pages of ads to rear. ART/090220. Very Good.
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New York: The Critic Co. / G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1899. Paper Wrappers. 8vo. "Thackeray. In this number is published the first of a series of heretofore uncollected Humorous Sketches and Original Drawings by W.M. Thackeray." Includes the article, "Aubrey Beardsley's Strange Art." Light green paper wrappers with dark green title to spine and front panel. Minor fading to spine. Minor chipping/small closed tears to right edge of wrappers. Chipping to spine ends. Interior is very clean with tight binding. 480 pp. BOB/040705. Very Good.
Paris: Alde, 2014. Hardcover. 4to. Blue cloth covered boards with silver title to front board and spine and illustration to front board. Lower corners lightly bumped, otherwise fine. Pristine interior. Lavishly illustrated. Introduction by Alexandre Cojannot. The catalog for the March 6 auction. Estimated price list laid in. Text in French. 267 pages. BOB/101416. Near Fine.
Columbus: Ohio State University Press, (1973). Hardcover. 8vo. Maroon cloth boards with gilt title to spine. A few pencil markings to interior and ownership stamp to bottom edge of textblock, else fine. Maroon dust jacket with grey title to spine. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. Index, 310 pages. BOB/112206. Very Good+ / Very Good.
Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1981. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Large 8vo. Vol I (1858 - 1880) has very clean blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior with tight binding. Blue & red illustrated dust jackets with minor rubbing to edges. Appendices, Indexes, & illustrations, 421 pp. Vol II (1881-1890) has very clean brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Minor wear to corners and rubbing to edges of spine. Pristine interior with tight binding. Appendix, Indexes, and illustrations, 403 pages. BOB/031904 This set may require an extra shipping fee. Fine / Fine.
Ausstin: University of texas, . Hardcover. This renowned collection includes manuscripts of Anderson's plays, poems, and essays, both published and unpublished works, as well as letters and diaries. It is the largest assemblage of his papers preserved in one place. Bound in brown cloth with gilt title to spine. In near fine condition in very good dust jacket with light bumping and nicks. 175 pages. BOB/111616. Near Fine / Very Good.
[Austin, Humanities Research Center, 1966]. Hardcover. First edition. One of 1000 copies. A chronological list of all manuscripts, letters, and books by the Brownings in the University of Texas's Browning collection. Bound in white cloth in cream pictorial dust jacket. Near fine in chipped dust jacket. 120 pages. Near Fine / Very Good Minus.
Chicago: The Carton Club, 1938. LIMITED EDITION. Hardcover. SCARCE. 8vo. 1 of 250 copies. Red cloth covered boards with small gilt title to spine. Slight wear to spine ends and corners. Minor fading to spine and one small spot of discoloration to front board. Embossed design to front board. Inscribed by previous owner. Clean, tight interior. Includes illustrations. Minor browning as a result of the illustrations. 29 pp. BOB/030705. Very Good.
Buffalo: State University of New York, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Very good in blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor bumping to edges. Library of congress surplus stamp to front free endpaper. Else is clean and bright. Author's signature to title page. Off-white dust jacket with red title to front panel and brown title to spine. Light rubbing, edgewear and slight fading to dust jacket. 395 pages. Books on Books. BOB609051. Very Good+ / Very Good.
North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1980. Hardcover. One of 300 copies. This interesting essay and accompanying illustrations first appeared in The Paper Maker in 1966. The prints that are the subject of the essay were originally included in booklets of cigarette paper as premiums to induce "chain buying." The twenty four prints roughly illustrate the art of papermaking in late 18th century Spain. Bound in patterned cream paper reproduced from an 18th century French woodblock design with a title label to spine. Composed in Times Roman types and printed on Ingres-Büttenpapier. Prospectus is laid in. In fine condition. Octavo. Unpaginated. BOB/072820. Fine.
London: Elliot Stock, 1891. Hardcover. Ex-library in the original dark brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Library markings to spine, verso of title page, and pocket to rear. Wear to edges, spine, and corners of boards. Soiling to rear board. And residue from old tape wrapping around spine to covers. Includes many illustrations. Chipping to page edges of most pages. Smudge marks to margins of some pages. Soiling to title page. Illustrated title page is detached and laid in (but clean). Repair to interior rear hinge. A good reading copy with nice illustrations. Size: thin quarto. 117 pages. BOB/040219. Very Good.