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  1. First illustrated edition, One of 325 copies on large paper, signed by the author; 4to (289 x 211 mm, 11½ x 8¼ in); 41 full-page wood-engraved plates and headpieces by Vivien Gribble, folding map after Emery Walker, paper watermarked 'Original Turkey Mill | Kent', slight spotting at extremities; publisher's vellum-backed boards, leaves uncut, dust-jacket, dust-jacket chipped at head of spine with some creasing and minor loss, otherwise very good.

    £4,750
  2. First trade edition; 8vo; half-title, marginal browning to leaves, endpapers browned, otherwise internally fine; publisher's pale green paper-covered boards, black lettering to spine and upper cover, original dust jacket, neatly restored and price-clipped, with landscape design printed in black, magenta and blue, some minor wear, mostly to the lower edge, overall an attractive copy; 567pp.

    £2,250
  3. Single typescript manuscript; 8vo (270 x 220mm); bound within brown paper wrappers, typescript title to front, tied with thin ribbon, 60 typescript letters, comprises: 2pp. Preparatory Note by H. Montgomery Hyde, London, October, 1949; 1pp. Abbreviations, the letters typed to single sides of 100 leaves, each letter numbered I - LXIII top centre of page, (letter nos. 37, 38, 39 are not present), numbered abbreviations to lower r.h. corners of pages, 'M.M. 64 - 90', (Max Mayerfield), and 'D. (Dulau & Co. Ltd.), 68 -130', with numerous names, references to individuals or homosexuality underlined in red ink; the first letter, '[Paris] May '98', the final letter, numbered LXIII, '(dictated), Hotel d'Alsace, Rue des Beaux Arts, Paris, Wednesday, [November 1900]'; paper wrappers worn with light marks, upper and lower covers with creasing and numerous clean edge tears along the cover's edges and to the spine, a staple rust mark to the top centre of the first page (Preparatory Note), internally clean save some toning to the typescript pages. additional reference notes to abbreviations 'M.M' and 'D'., marked to lower r.h. of letters. iV. M.M. 67 (incomplete) D.71;VI. M.M. 69 (incomplete) D.73.VIII. M.M. 71 (incomplete) D.75.IX. Not in M.M. D.76.XII. Not in M.M. D. 80.XIII. M.M. 74 (incomplete) D.79.XIV. D.81.XIX. M.M. 80 (incomplete) D. 86.XX. M.M. 81 (incomplete) D. 81.XI. Not in M.M. D.88.XXII. Not in M.M. D. 89.XXIII. Not in M.M. D. 90.XXIV. Not in M.M. D. 91.XXVI. Not in M.M. D. 93.XXVIII. Not in M.M. D. 95.XXIX. Not in M.M. D96.XXXI. Not in M.M. D. 98.XXXII. Not in M.M. D. 99.XXXIII. Not in M.M. D. 100.XXXIV. Not in M.M. D. 101.XXXV. Not in M.M. D. 102.XXXVI. Not in M.M. D. 103-106.XL. Not in M.M. D107.XLI. Not in M.M. D. 108.XLII. Not in M.M. D. 109.XLIV. Not in M.M. D111.XLV. Not in M.M. D112.XLVI. Not in M.M. D. 113.XLVII. Not in M.M. D.114.XLVIII. Not in M.M. D.115.L. Not in M.M. D. 117.LI. Not in M.M. D. 118.LII. Not in M.M. D. 119.LIII. M.M. 86. (incomplete) D. 120.LV. Not in M.M. D. 122.LVII. Not in M.M. D. 124.LVIII. Not in M.M. D. 145. (incorrectly numbered, ý D.125)LIX. Not in M.M. D. 126LX. Not in M.M. D. 127.LXI. Not in M.M. D. 128.LXII. Not in M.M. D. 129.

    £5,500
  4. First UK trade edition, first impression; 8vo; publisher's green cloth, Gill's Homeric bow design to upper board and titles to spine gilt, with the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the somewhat rubbed dust jacket with a vertical crease to the spine panel and some minor loss at the extremities.

    £875
  5. First single volume and hardback edition, stamped with the number 162 on the inside of the dust wrapper; 8vo, dust jacket faded with short tears, navy leather-effect cloth, a good copy.

    £1,250
  6. First English edition, first impression; 8vo; 16 plates by Sidney Paget, 4pp. advertisements, scattered foxing, mostly light, but internally very good, neat contemporary owner's name to front pastedown; original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt, slight creasing to spine, slightly rubbed at corners and spine-ends, but overall a very good example.

    £2,750
  7. First edition thus, number XXI of XXV hors commerce copies, from an overall limitation of 250 copies; 16mo; comprising printed introductory booklet signed & numbered in pencil by Maurice Sendak, with additional pencil signature of printing historian Iain Bain, in original printed wrappers, 34 line block illustrations printed in brown ink on Arches paper, each with pencil limitation details and printed monogram of Alecto Historical Editions on verso, with tissue guard, each loose in separate printed card sleeve; together housed in original cloth drop-back box with inset illustration on upper cover and gilt label on spine, a fine copy.

    £1,150
  8. First edition; oblong 4to; 32 full-page, colour illustrations, numerous sepia decorations within text; publisher's quarter cloth over colour-illustrated boards, near-contemporary ink ownership to front free endpaper, mild rubbing to extremities, some very mild age-creasing to paper covering boards, otherwise exceptionally clean and original, extremely scarce thus.

    £675
  9. 4 volumes, 8vo., engraved frontispiece, 4 engraved plates (1 folding), fine polished calf, spines gilt in compartments with red and green labels to each, marbled edges and endpapers, a fine set.

    £1,250
  10. 15 volumes, 8vo., EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with about 145 engraved plates by S. and E. Harding, Millton Park stamp to each volume, occasional browning and off-setting, mostly to margins and verso of plates, near-contemporary straight-grained light brown morocco, all edges gilt, a little rubbed and bumped at extremities, otherwise a very good and readable set.

    £3,500
 

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