New York: H. Bittner & Company, 1944. Hardcover. 1 of 500 copies. With 21 hand colored woodcuts by Fritz Kredel. A collection of tales that was originally published in Spanish in 1874. This edition is the newly translated (into English) version. Mustard yellow cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Bump to foot of spine. Foxing to first and last few pages, else clean. Letterpress printed by Victor and Jacob Hammer at the Wells College Press in Aurora, NY. In off-white dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Minor browning to spine panel and edges of front and rear panels of jacket. Minor wear to edges including a few chips to spine ends of jacket. 151 pages. PRI/010422. Very Good / Very Good.
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Utrecht: Stichting de Roos, 1958. Hardcover. Number 161 of 175 copies. IN FRENCH. Printed for the members of the Societe "De Roos" a Utrecht. Bound in dark red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt device of R.D. to front board. With three full page wood engraved illustrations and two vignettes. Large initials in red. Letterpress printed in Lutetia type on basingwerk parchment. 64 pages. PRI/122022. Very Good.
Copenhagen: Limited Editions Club, 1954. Hardcover. Number 615 of 1500 copies, numbered and signed by the illustrator. This book was specially made for members of the LEC living in Copenhagen near Elsinore Castle. Illustrated with woodcuts by Danish artist, Sigurd Vasegaard (1909 - 1967). Bound in blue pastepaper over tan leather spine with embossed title to spine. Minor fading to spine and minor rubbing to edges of boards. Housed in a faded light blue slipcase. Rubbing, spots of soiling, and browning to panels of slipcase and wear to edges. The case has faded in color from blue to yellow. 108 pages. Danish History. SCAN/010923. Very Good.
Maastricht: Leiter-Nypels, 1923. Paperback. Number 57 of 220 copies on Japon van Gelder paper. A collection of poetry by Jeremias de Deckers (1610 - 1666), a Dutch poet and translator of classical literature. A woodcut portrait of Deckers after a painting done by Rembrandt begins the book. Brown paper wrappers with black title to front cover and spine panel. Minor wear to edges. Previous owner signature to front free endpaper in pen, else clean and bright. Printed in black and red. Pages are unopened. In Dutch. Unpaginated. PRI/020323. Very Good.