New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1945). Hardcover. 4to. Maroon cloth covered boards with gilt title and illustrations to front board and gilt title to spine. Very slight rippling to cloth at top of boards. Inscription to previous owner on front free end page dated 1946. Else is clean and bright with 8 tipped in color plates and several black and white illustrations. Housed in white and pink illustrated box with white title and illustration to front board. Minor soiling, fading, browning too box as well as bumping to corners of box. 86 pages. POE/062217. Very Good.
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New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, n.d. [1930s]. Hardcover. The first and fourth renderings in English verse by Fitzgerald. This handsome version of this famed book includes twelve mounted color plates by renowned illustrator Willy Pogany. They are delicate and romantic as befits the poetry. There are also black and white decorations throughout, and striking black and gilt designs printed on glossy paper affixed to the top of most pages. Bound in salmon cloth boards with black and gilt design and title on front cover and titling to spine. Corners are bumped and cloth is faded and somewhat soiled. Interior pages are very good except for tearing along fore-edge of some pages from rough opening. t.e.g. A nice copy of this classic. 171 pages. POE/121417. Very Good.
Glasgow: Third Eye Centre, 1989. Paperback. 8vo. Grey illustrated paper wrappers with red title to front wrapper and black title to spine. Price on rear wrapper has been scratched out. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 233 pages. Literary Anthology. LITANTH/010318. 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.