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    • RAND MCNALLY & CO., 1938
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: 18 illustrations in colour. Square 8vo, original red boards with full colour illustration showing Little Black Sambo and the tiger in all-over design across the front cover. 64 pp. a very good copy with light rubbing to the boards. A nice and well-printed edition of these classic stories. Bannerman wrote her stories to entertain her own children. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO was their favorite. THE GINGERBREAD MAN and TITTY MOUSE AND TATTY MOUSE are two other children’s classics. Read more
    • THE HERITAGE ILLUSTRATED BOOKSHELF, 1941
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: First Edition with this format and slipcase design. With numerous illustrations in sepia tone by Robert Lawson. 8vo, publisher's original maroon cloth decorated and lettered in gilt on the spine and upper cover. xii, 132 pp. A fine copy of the book, the gilt to the spine panel a bit mellowed, the box very well preserved and with light age. A nicely formatted and handsomely illustrated Aesop with both amusing and charming illustrations. The printing is pleasing and easy on the eye. Read more
    • VIKING PRESS, 1945
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: First illustrated edition, First Printing, Zeese-Wilkinson Company. Illustrated in colours by Wesley Dennis. Tall 8vo, original cloth decorated with a full colour paste-down on the upper cover, lettered on the spine in gilt on blue, housed in the publisher’s slipcase with the additional colour pastedown. 131 pp. A very good and bright copy, light wear at one corner, minor evidence of age or use, the slipcase witha bit of wear at the extremities. THE FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION. The text of this story was originally published in 1937, but Wesley Dennis’ fine paintings make this by far the more... Read more
    • THE HERITAGE PRESS, 1945
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: First edition thus. With illustrations and full page decorations by Valenti Angelo. 8vo, original black cloth, blindstamped with pictorial decorations and lettered in gilt on the spine. 51. A very handsome copy, bright and clean. An especially attractive edition--each page has a decorative border printed in orange surrounding the text. The leaves are printed on only one side and the book is extensively illustrated by Angelo thoughout. Read more
    • ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1940
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: First Edition, Limited to 375 Copies for Sale, Signed by Thomas Mann Royal 8vo, publisher's original fine blue polished and pressed buckram over orange-yellow paper covered boards, the spine lettered and decorated in gilt, t.e.g., in the publisher's original protective dustjacket and protective slipcase. [xi]; 453, [1], [5] ads. pp. A fine copy of the book, the dustjacket with some wear at the edges, some light chipping at the foot and with more at the head of the spine panel. FINE FIRST EDITION LIMITED OF THIS CLASSIC WORK BY THOMAS MANN. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Read more
    • LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY, 1913
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: First Edition. With 36 illustrations from black and white photographs. Tall 8vo, in the publisher's original ribbed gray cloth, the upper cover pictorially decorated with Greek ruins in white, black, blue, and gray and lettered in gilt, the spine gilt lettered, t.e.g. x, 361 pp. A pleasing and well preserved copy, internally fine, fresh, clean and bright. The cloth of the binding still handsome with some general light soiling and age mellowing, spine gilt a bit dulled, a little rubbing. FIRST EDITION AND A WONDERFUL BLEND OF TRAVEL BOOK AND ART HISTORY, and with a healthy dose of Archaeolog... Read more
    • ADAM & CHARLES BLACK, 1913
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: First Edition. With 60 lovely watercolour plates by Ella Du Cane, each with notes by Florence Du Cane printed on their tissue guards, and with two folding maps. Large 8vo, in a handsome binding of three-quarter dark green morocco over marbled boards, the spine with raised bands blind ruled creating six compartments, two of which are lettered in gilt with gilt ruling, the other four with central gilt tooled devices, additional gilt rule at head and tail. xv, 282, 2 ads. pp. A very nice copy choicely bound, the text is quite fresh with just a bit of occasional light spotting, the handsome bin... Read more
    • A. & C. BLACK, 1906
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: First Edition. With 75 very fine colour plates by John Fulleylove. Tall, thick 8vo, in the publisher’s original navy blue cloth, handsomely decorated in a Greek motif featuring Argo-esque ships, stylized columns and the Acropolis in blue, green, brown, ivory and vivid gilt, and with gilt lettering on both the upper cover and on the spine, t.e.g. xii, 235 pp. A good copy of this handsome book, the colourplates all present and in fine condition, the cloth still attractive in spite of wear at the edges and corners and some general age mellowing, the front hinge shaken, the text block a bit sha... Read more
    • A. & C. BLACK, 1908
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    • Bibliographic details: First Edition. With seventy-five very fine and beautiful colourplates from the paintings of Trevor Haddon, each with a captioned tissue-guard, and with a folding map. Large 8vo, in the publisher's original Rioja red cloth, the spine and upper cover lettered and decorated in an elaborate Alhambran motif in gilt, orange and yellow, t.e.g. xii, 210, 4 ads. pp. A very handsome and attractive copy of this rarely seen title, the beautifully decorated cloth is especially well preserved and shows no fading and only trivial evidence of shelving, internally the end-papers are toned as is common with ... Read more
    • ADAM & CHARLES BLACK, 1906
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: First edition. With seventy-five very fine and beautiful colourplates from the paintings of Edgar Wigram, each with a captioned tissue-guard and with a folding map. Large 8vo, in the publisher's original Valencia-orange cloth, the spine and upper cover decorated in a shell motif in black and lettered in gilt, t.e.g. xvi, 311, folding map, 4 ads. pp. A good and solid copy, the cloth lightly mellowed and with evidence of an old rather unobtrusive water stain at the rear hinge, showing primarily on the inside rear pastedown, in the 2 leaves of ads at the rear and at the outer hinge of the back... Read more
    • ADAM & CHARLES BLACK, 1904
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    • Bibliographic details: First Edition, January issue. With 75 very beautiful colour-plates after paintings by R. Talbot Kelly. Tall 8vo, publisher’s original blue cloth, lettered and decorated all-over the upper cover and spine in a stylized Egyptian motif in gilt, green and orange, t.e.g. xiii, 246 pp. A very good and attractive copy, the cloth just lightly mellowed, with a touch of rubbing at the tips and corners, the interior clean and showing only light evidence of age or use. FIRST EDITION, EARLY ISSUE OF One of A. & C. Black’s finest illustrated travel books. The 75 colour-plates and accompanying text vividl... Read more
    • THE MACMILLIAN COMPANY, 1936
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: First American Edition. With 55 plates from drawings by Joseph Pennell. Large 8vo, publisher’s navy wove cloth lettered on the upper cover in gilt, lettered on the spine in gilt. xi, 176 pp. A very bright and fine example, the blue cloth dark and rich with no fading, the corners sharp, the tips smooth, the hinges strong and tight. The text very clean, the paper a pleasant ivory, the front blank free-fly has a list of students names neatly penned in a column. A number of postcards from some of the students listed are addressed to the first owners of the volume and tucked in at the rear of th... Read more
    • MCLOUGHLIN BROS., ND. CA. 1870
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: A particularly wonderfully presented edition. With beautiful colour covers by Howard and illustrations within including 6 extremely fine full-page chromolithographs. 4to, publisher's original stiff wraps printed pictorially in a very fine chromolithographic process. 16 pp, including the covers. A fine copy, as well preserved as might possibly be expected. RARE. A classic tale, beautifully illustrated. Read more
    • THE FOLIO SOCIETY, 1979
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: The very handsome Folio Society edition, set by Richard Clay of the Chaucer Press and printed lithographically. Illustrated with the famed eighteenth century engravings from John Flaxman finely printed in blue throughout. 8vo, in the original binding by Richard Clay of fine Scholco Dublina blue cloth with an all-over cosmological design by Charles Foster featuring circles below in black and stars above in bright gilt, and with gilt lettering to the spine. In the original textured ivory paper-covered slipcase. [10], 554 [2] pp. A very fine copy, internally pristine, the slipcase a bit worn. ... Read more
    • VICTOR GOLLANCZ LTD., 1930
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: Scarce First Edition. With over 40 illustrations from photographs on glossy plates. 8vo, publisher's original green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. 464 pp. A very good and attractive copy, the cloth just lightly age mellowed and the text with only light and occasional evidence of the usual spotting due to paper content. THE FIRST EDITION OF THIS PERSONAL ACCOUNT, of the attempt to climb Kangchenjunga (28,156 feet) and the successful ascent of the Jonsong Peak (24,344 feet) in 1930. Smythe was not only a superb mountaineer but was also an excellent writer, making his making his many boo... Read more
    • SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & COMPANY, 1899
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: First edition. A copy with prestigious provenance, having been from the Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet, a private society of Scottish solicitors, dating back to 1594 and part of the College of Justice; with the Society's handsome engraved bookplate but no other ex-libris markings. With eight maps, five of which are in colour and of those four are folding, and with five plates from the author's photographs. 8vo, publisher's original blind-paneled maroon cloth, the upper cover and spine with lettering in gilt. xii, 373 [2] pp. A very good and handsome copy, much better than one ty... Read more
    • JONATHAN CAPE, 1955
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: First Edition. 4to, publisher’s original blue cloth, gilt lettered on the spine, and in the original printed dustjacket. 206 pp. A handsome copy, internally fine, the paper fresh and clean with no sign of abuse. The blue cloth is just lightly mellowed a bit at the edges and corners, the jacket is clean, with just a bit of mottling and a few spots, the spine panel a hint darkened, but with no wear to speak of. FIRST EDITION. Lawrence made his way into the service on two occasions by using adopted names. In August 1927, writing from Karachi, he told Edward Garnett that he had arranged notes i... Read more
    • ADAM & CHARLES BLACK, 1908
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: First Edition. With Ms. Du Cane's 50 wonderful paintings reproduced on fine colour plates. Large 8vo, in the publisher's original green cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in a Japanese garden motif in green on both the upper cover and spine, t.e.g. 249, 6 ads. pp. A lovely copy of this elusive A. & C. Black illustrated title. The cloth still quite fresh with only a bit of mellowing one must expect at the spine panel, the green and gilt of the decoration to the upper cover is very bright, internally the paper is just lightly mellowed, the tissue-guarded colourplates are all vivid and brigh... Read more
    • THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, ASTOR, LENOX AND TILTON FOUNDATIONS AND READEX BOOKS, 1973
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: First Edition. With a large Edward Gorey illustration as cover art filling nearly the entire upper wrapper, a reproduction of a John Hamilton Mortimer drawing on the dedication page, and with a nicely produced facsimile of each of the letters included. Tall 8vo, glue bound in the original pink paper wrappers, the Gorey illustration on the upper cover and lettering to the spine in both in black. 95pp. Fine but for the lightest of toning to the spine panel and a very minor bump to the lower outside corner, rare in such nice condition. FIRST EDITION OF THIS WONDERFUL COLLECTION OF PERSONAL LET... Read more
    • FOR STERLING AND KENNEY, ET AL., [1835]
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: VERY RARE, first and presumed only edition, dated from OCLC Worldcat, which lists only 5 copies and one of those listings likely a duplicate, meaning only 4 copies in institutional holdings. With an engraved frontispiece showing the proper way to hold a pen, 26 engraved plates of writing styles, letters, and alphabets, and the author's engraved Edinburgh Commercial Academy colophon. 8vo, publisher's original brown paper-covered boards, the back strip probably sometime renewed long ago, the upper cover and spine both elegantly lettered and decorated in black 22 pp. + plates. A very well pres... Read more
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