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San Francisco: Victorian alliance, 1976. 74p., 4x8.5 inches, introduction, illustrated with sketches and maps, very good in saddle-stapled blue pictorial wraps. Sketches of Landmark Victorian buildings by varoius artists accompanied by brief descritions, histories and maps. Includes a dictionary of major architectural styles in Victorian San Francisco.
London and New York: The Erotica Biblion Society, 1899 [actually an undated reprint]. Paperback. 138p., sewn textblock in 6.2x5 inch plain wraps with printed dj, untrimmed, a bit rumpled with several tiny dog ears; textblock threads have parted at pp.114/5 and the entire textblock is slack and at risk. An.....
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968. Hardcover. xiv, 309p. + 16p. photographs, introduction, bibliography, index, very good first US edition in yellow decorated cloth and slightly edgeworn unclipped dj. Discussion of sexual themes, particularly homosexual ones, in Symonds, Wilde, Swinburne and others.
London: Quartet, 1990. Paperback. ix, 347p., introduction, very good first trade paperback English language edition thus in pictorial brown wraps. The British first edition is Young 1577* Quartet Encounters series. Originally published in the US by Harcourt in 1967. Victorian Gothic style novel set in Virginia.
New York & London: Oxford University Press, 1948. Hardcover. xxvi, 292p., introduction, preface, notes, texts in English, Latin, & Welsh, very good third revised and enlarged English edition, first American edition in cloth boards and gilt, dj with darkened spine obliterating the titles and some darkening to edges of front.....
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002. Hardcover. xvi, 478p., illustrated with scattered b&w period imagery, hardbound first edition in red boards titled in silverfoil, in dust jacket. Book itself is perfectly sound, clean and unmarked, while the dj has a sunned spine (dj is red, but spine panel has sun-faded.....
London: the council, 1951. Pamphlet. 36p. + 16 plates on coated stock, 9x7 inch pamphlet stapled into color wraps. The matte cover is a bit toned, as is the text on unglazed stock (but less so), plates indifferently reproduced (though well-chosen), a good clean copy. James' foreword calls this "largest.....
San Francisco: San Franisco Victoriana, Inc., Spring 1983. Unpaginated, 8.5x11 inches, wraps; illustrated catalog for wood and plaster moldings, embossed wallcoverings and other materials used for restoring Victorian-era houses. Also included is a folder of earlier advertisements from the same company for other restoration materials, a reading list on SF.....
New York: Watson-Guptill Pub. 2002. Hardcover. 288p., 9.75x12 inches, forewords, catalogue, bibliography, lenders and credits, index, profusely illustrated with color reproductions of the exhibition's artworks, very good first edition in cloth boards and unclipped dj, wraparound title ribbon.