London: George Routledge & Sons, Limited. Hardcover. 8vo. circa late 1800's. Red cloth boards with black and gilt title and elaborate illustration to front board and spine. Fading to spine. Bevelled boards. Minor wear to edges and corners. Bumping to spine ends. Full gilt edges. Signed by previous owner on ffep. Interior is very clean with frontispiece and illustrated title page. Rear hinge is cracked; otherwise binding is secure. 421 pp. LIT/033005. Very Good.
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. In his forward, Pyle states that this is the third book that he has set himself to write concerning the history of King Arthur and his puissant knights. With 47 full page and half title black and white illustrations by Pyle. A previous owner tried his/her hand at hand coloring several of the full page plates, with varying degrees of success. The coloring does not disguise the beautiful work by Pyle, however. Bound in brown cloth with red and black cover design of a shield and gilt title and grphon designs to spine. Cover is stained, with mottled white spots on both front and back covers. Offsetting to front paste down and free end page, and one of free rear end pages torn out. Interior otherwise is in very good condition if you don't count the hand coloring and this is still quite a nice book. 340 pages. LIT/061710. Very Good.
Belvedere, CA: Borogove Press, 1982. Paperback. 8vo. From the preface: “The adventures of Alice depicted in the pages that follow are fantasy, and the reader should not assume that the laws of the imaginary kingdom of Jurisprudencia, which Alice visited in a dream, are anything like the laws of any real state or nation. However, lest I be accused of plagiarism, I freely confess that, just as I have borrowed the characters from the writings of Lewis Carroll, I have borrowed some of the legal reasoning espoused by Humpty Dumpty, Lord Chief Justice of Jurisprudencia, and others from utterances of real American judges.” Off-white paper wrappers with red title to front wrapper and black title to spine. Slight rubbing to exterior. Pristine interior with illustrations throughout. 87 pages. CHILD/050517. Near 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.