London, The Medici Society/Philip Lee Warner, 1914., 1914. 8vo. Original full limp vellum stamped in gilt, green silk ties. Fine. 53 pages. Small leather bookplate of Morgan A Gunst. Number 5 of 12 copies printed entirely on vellum.. Hardcover. Fine.
Irving, Washington; illustrated by George H. Boughton
MacMillan & Co. NY/ London, 1893. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' follows the adventures of Icabod Crane, a recently - arrived schoolteacher in a small, historically Dutch, New England town. He faces rival Brom Bones for the affection of the town beauty, but fears only ghosts, goblins, and other creatures of the netherworld, the most terrifying of which is the town legend... the Headless Horseman. 'Rip Van Winkle' is set before the Revolutionary War, as a gentle soul takes a nap under a tree, meets some ghostly characters, and awakes to find the world has gone on without him." [Pub. Info] Beautiful decorative cover. LIMITED EDITION.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1893. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very good minus. George H. Boughton, A.R.A.. This is a late 19th century limited edition of two of Washington Irving's best known classics - Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. The Limitation Page states "Two Hundred and Fifty Copies of this Large Paper Edition were printed December 1893." The unremarkable binding of this limited edition belies lovely contents, which are printed on heavy, untrimmed paper with generous margins and 52 illustrations throughout. The heavy red buckram binding is square and tight, though spine faded with wear at the spine ends and corners. The paper spine label is substantially intact and still clearly legible, with some modest scuffing and loss. The contents remain bright and clean. We find no previous ownership marks and note mild spotting only at the pastedowns and top edge.
London: Macmillan, 1893. First edition thus. Limited edition.. Hardback. Very good +. 4to. (10.5 x 7.5 inches). pp.218. 53 fine illustrations by George Boughton on India paper. Original maroon buckram, spine trifle faded & paper label just-chipped. Uncut to fore and lower edge. A fingermark to half-title. Endpapers browned. O/w contents clean and bright. No foxing. Fine internally. One of a LIMITED EDITION OF 250 LARGE PAPER COPIES.
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Macmillan , 1893. Book. Very Good-. Full-Leather. In gilt tooled green leather. Marbled endpapers. All page edges gilt. Dampstaining in various places of pages, causing some browning and waviness. Light wear to leather..
Macmillan & Co. Hardcover. Bound in a deep green cloth, the corners have been bumped fairly heavily, causing ripples in the cloth of the front board. The points of the corners have rubbed slightly. The spine has faded a little and the title band is soiled and rubbed.Internally there is foxing to the endpapers and some light intermittent spotting within the text, the unevenly bound page edges are heavily toned to the outer edges. There is a series of gift dedications to the endpaper. . Good. 1893.
Longmans. Hardcover. B002IA49QG Reading copy with considerable wear. May have marking in text. Binding may be cracked; all pages present, but may be loose. Does not include dust jacket. We sometimes source from libraries. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders. . Fair.
LONDON: MACMILLAN & CO, 1893 Bottle Green cloth boards with gilt blocked decs and titles to spine and front panel. 185x130mm approx. All edges of book block gilt. xi + 218 nos. pp Frontis with tissue guard & 52 other illustrations by George H. Boughton as called for many full page. First edition thus. VG (Book - Spine re-backed with matching book cloth and original laid on. New made green end papers with previous owner's armorial book plate re laid on front paste down. Half title page has a piece of paper replacing top corner 80x40mm approx which had been clipped. A little colour restoration to bottom front corner and rear panel ob boards). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.
PETERSHAM, MAUD AND MISKA. (PETERSHAM,MAUD AND MISKA). RIP VAN WINKLE AND THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW by Washington Irving. NY: Macmillan (1951). 8vo, cloth, 105p., fine in frayed. 1st ed. Illus. with color dw, pictorial endpapers plus numerous 2-color illustrations throughout the text. An obscure Petersham book. This copy from the library of Bertha Mahoney Miller with her bookplate.
London: Macmillan. Very good copy in the original gilt-decorated cloth. 1893. 1st. hardcover. 8vo, 218 pp., Bound in dark green cloth with elabaoate gilt floral stamping on the front cover & spine; all edges gilt. A nice copy save for missing the front free endpaper. .
West Hartfield, MA: Pennyroyal Editions, 1984. First edition. Hard Cover. Intro by Alexander Eliot. Small folio, 54 pgs. Illust with 14 full page plates by Bary Moser. Gray cloth with paper title patches, in a matching gray cloth slip case. Book and slip case fine condition.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co, 1924. Hard Cover. vg+. octavo. 148pp Red cloth with pictorial design and gilt lettering to cover and spine. Pictorial endpapers. Eight full page color illustrations by Edna Cooke. Black and white line drawigs by Felix O. C. Darley. A very nice copy.
Macmillan And Co., 1893. Book. Illus. by Boughton George H. . Good+. Hardcover. Dark green cloth covers with chipped label to spine. 218pp. Front end paper missing. Front hinge feels a little weak. Slight bumping and marks to covers. Foxing to some pages..
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company c. 1924. Red cloth binding with gilt lettering and black decorative illustration to the front board. Some fading to the spine and two small water stains and a scratch to the rear board, very minor bumping and rubbing to top and bottom of spine. 148 pp + publisher's adverts Internally clean and tight with decorative endpapers, 8 colour plates, illustrations by Edna Cooke. Otherwise very good condition. . Very Good. Gilt-lettered Cloth. 1924. 8vo..
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