New York (1930): Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, First Edition. Original illustrated paper covers and cloth spine with fully intact paper spine label. Some wear to extremities. Remains of dustwrapper included. Interior clean and tight with usual offsetting to opposing page from woodcuts. Ink inscription ownership on first blank flyleaf. 8 3/8" tall.
New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas; First Edition. Illustrated by Lynd Ward. This is the other offering of the First Edition with the cover in a vertical blue paper label with woodcut over cream cloth binding and paper spine label. The wrap around the paper label is found on the slipcase. The binding is lightly soiled but the spine has darkened considerably. The slipcase is worn and faded in spots with some joints beginning. Interior is still clean and tight with light toning to endpapers...
Illustrated and Signed by Thomas Hart Benton. Cambridge, 1939, Printed for Member of The Limited Editions Club. #1274/1500. Original blue denim cloth with yellow spine label (a little bit chipped and splitting). Lightly soiled with minor edge wear. Internally clean and tight with some light foxing to endpapers. Pen marks to outer fore-edge. No dust jacket or slipcase. 9 5/8" tall.
Illustrated and Signed by Gordon Ross. Boston, 1937, Printed for Member of The Limited Editions Club. #1274/1500. Original green cloth with darker green label and gilt lettering. Lightly soiled with minor edge wear. Internally clean and tight with some light foxing to endpapers. No dust jacket or slipcase. 10 1/8" tall.
Illustrated and Signed by Gordon Ross. Boston, 1934, Printed for Member of The Limited Editions Club. #1274/1500. Original paper covers decorated with green cloth and paper spine label (The 'a' in 'Carol' has been rubbed off). Light wear to the extremities; lightly soiled. Interior is tight and clean except for toning and some foxing to endpapers. No dust jacket or slipcase. 10 1/4" tall.
Charles Dickens; Illustrated and Signed by John Austen. Printed for The Limited Editions Club by the Oxford University Press, 1933, #1323/1500. Bound in original brown cloth with gilt figures and lettering on front covers and gilt lettered and numbered spines. Minor wear to extremities and light soiling. Interiors are clean and tight with some light foxing to first endpapers of Volume 2. No dust jackets or slipcase. 11 3/4" tall.
Illustrated by Marie Laurencin (Also signed by Laurencin). Printed for the Members of The Limited Editions Club at the Curwen Press, London 1937. Limited to 1500 copies; this is #1274. Original white buckram cloth with gilt type on front cover and gilt-lettered spine in original slipcase with paper spine label. Case has light wear and some soiling. Cloth binding is lightly soiled but in nice condition overall...
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra; Illustrated by Enric C. Ricart (Who signed both volumes). Printed for the Members of The Limited Editions Club by Oliva de Vilanova in Two Volumes, Barcelona, 1933. #246/1500. Original bindings of decorative paper and buckram cloth spines with gilt lettering. Exteriors are very clean with minor wear except at corner points of Vol. 2 front cover. Interiors are clean and tight. No dust jackets or slipcase. 10 7/8" tall.
Office of the Surveyor General (M. Lewis Clark) for the States of Illinois and Missouri, Saint Louis October 28th, 1849. Map has several folds and is lightly foxed and toned, primarily in the upper portion. Measures 18 3/4" x 23."
"Military Map of the Marches of the United States Forces Under Command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, USA, During the years 1863, 1864 and 1865." Printed by Bormay & Co., NY, ca. 1880. Very clean with no damage. Measures 18" x 22 1/2."
(A Water Body of the Quaternary Period) by G.K. Gilbert, assisted by Gilbert Thompson, Israel C. Russel, H. A. Wheeler and Albert L. Webster. U.S. Geological Survey Report on Lake Bonneville, printed by Julius Bien & Co. Lith., ca. 1890. Some separations at fold intersections. Measures 33" x 20."
"...Exhibiting the Course of the Gulph Stream" Published by Wm. Duane, Philadelphia 1808. Engraving on laid paper, trimmed on the right side upper 1/2 of sheet within plate mark 5/16" by the binder. Map has light stains and is toned overall. 14 3/8" x 14 1/2."