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  1. First UK edition, first impression; 8vo; publisher's blue boards, titles to spine in silver, some typical, minor spotting to fore edges and end leaves, dust-jacket with a single minor tear on the bottom edge, otherwise a sharp copy.

    £2,500
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Atlantic edition, 28 volumes, 8vo, limited to 1050 sets for the U.S.A., signed by the author, photogravure frontispiece to each volume, modern burgundy half-morocco gilt, original spine labels tipped-in at rear, a complete and very handsome set.

    £5,500
  8. 18mo. Engraved frontispiece, engraved portrait of Jeanne d'Arc and 18 engraved plates (the so-called 'suite anglaise' by Marillier), tissue guards; mild foxing scattered throughout, ink ownership stamp 'Charron' on blank recto of frontispiece, contemporary blue silk endpapers. Contemporary red morocco, gilt fillet borders to covers, spine with gilt decorative compartments, gilt edges; slightly marked and rubbed with superficial wear to head of spine and one corner.

    £2,200
  9. Large paper copy. 4 volumes, 4to. (30 x 24 cm), engraved portrait frontispiece, engraved vignettes and initials, contemporary English red morocco, covers with wide, gilt borders of dotted lines, rolls, and foliate designs interspersed with crowns, spines extra gilt in six compartments, gilt outer edges, edges and dentelles, neat repairs to extremities, a very handsome set.

    £3,950
  10. Limited edition, 8vo, one of 350 copies. Translated by Walter Widmer; 5 coloured woodcuts by Felix Hoffmann; typography by Jan Tschichold. Original vellum, gilt. A lovely copy in the original orange card slipcase.

    £200
 

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