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.
Macmillan and Co, 1893. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Macmillan, 1897: First Edition Thus, First Printing in this form. Illustrated by George Boughton. Green cloth with beautiful gilt stamping. Clean text, though one plate has two small pencil marks, and small previous owner details in ink at front. Pages show wear commensurate with age. Rear hinge starting, front hinge tender as well. Front paste down shows light evidence of book plate removal. Light lean to spine. Ding to bottom edge of rear board. Cloth shows rubbing, wear at corners and tenderness to hinges. Spine ends lightly worn and chipped, and perhaps repaired. An attractive copy overall, with wonderful gilt stamping.
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. Limited edition.. 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. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.
London: Macmillan and Co.. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1893. First Edition Thus. 1. Hard Cover. Expertly and beautifully rebound in half blue leather over printed cloth boards, spine in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in three compartments, floral gilt tooling in remainder, t.e.g., printed endpapers, original binding tipped in at rear. Illustrated with B&W plates by George H. Boughton. . The volume is in excellent condition, tight, square and clean. Former owner's inscription on half-title, else near fine. VERY GOOD+. . B&W Plates. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xi, 218 pp .
1893: McMillan & Co., RARE OR SCARCE BOOKS. English. Hardcover. Fine/Limited edition. George H. Boughton, illustrator. "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.
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.
West Hatfield, MA: Pennyroyal Editions. Printed at The Stinehour Press and The Meriden Gravure Company, 1984. Fine in matching slipcase. Tall 4to. xvii, 57p., colophon. Illustrated by Barry Moser. Natural linen covers with paper labels.
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.
Macmillan, 1907-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Green cloth gilt. School Prize Book-plate. Illustrated by George H. Boughton. Gilt edged. 218 pages Robust packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide