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    [George Macy, publisher]. Collection of Over 200 Limited Editions Club Books. New York and elsewhere: LEC, 1930-1975. First LEC editions, generally, a few being later with different illustrations. Each limited to between 1,100 and 2,000 copies (most being 1,500); majority signed by the illustrator or other contributors. Includes works illustrated by Rockwell Kent, Lynd Ward, Miguel Covarrubias and many others. Predominantly quartos. Contains 210 publications (and one duplicate of Moby Dick), and a few additional supplemental volumes, including three issues of The Dolphin. Publisher's bindings, slipcases and glassines. Generally, a good collection. Numerous slipcases defective or missing, most glassines tattered if present, only a few releases-War and Peace and Man and Superman among them-incomplete; general shelfwear and occasional soiling. Individually, a substantial minority of books, mostly later volumes, are quite nice. A significant collection of one of the most successful fine press publishers of the twentieth century. Sold as is.

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    Titles include:

    Edgar Allen Poe. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym. Portland: 1930.
    Giovanni Boccaccio. The Decameron. New York: 1930.
    Jean De La Fontaine. The Fables of Jean De La Fontaine. New York: 1930.
    Victor Hugo. Notre-Dame De Paris. Paris: 1930.
    Moliere. Tartuffe, or the Hypocrite. Leipzig: 1930.
    R. S. Surtees. The Jaunts & Jollities of Mr. John Jorrocks. Boston: 1932.
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Faust a Tragedy. New York: 1932.
    Norman Douglas. South Wind. New York: 1932.
    Rene Maran. Batouala. New York: 1932.
    Lucius Apuleius. Golden Asse. New York: 1932.
    Alexandre Dumas. The Three Musketeers. Maastricht: 1932.
    The Four Gospels. According to Matthew, Mark, Luke & John. Leipzig: 1932.
    Dante Alighieri. The Divine Comedy. Verona: 1932.
    Francois Villon. The Lyrics of Francois Villon. New York: 1933.
    Charles Dickens. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Oxford: 1933.
    Leo Tolstoy. Anna Karenina. Moscow: 1933.
    Longus. The Pastoral Loves of Daphnis and Chloe. New York: 1934.
    Samuel Butler. Erewhon. New York: 1934.
    Marco Polo. The Travels of Marco Polo. New York: 1934.
    Richard Brinsley Sheridan. The School for Scandal. Oxford: 1934.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson. The Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson. the First and Second Series. San Francisco: 1934.
    Charles Dickens. A Christmas Carol. Boston: 1934.
    W. H. Hudson. Green Mansions. New York: 1935.
    Mark Twain. Slovenly Peter. New York: 1935.
    Herman Melville. Typee Romance of South Seas. New York: 1935.
    Laurence Sterne. The Life & Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. New York: 1935.
    The Holy Bible: The King James Version. New Haven: [1935-1936].
    Samuel Butler. The Way of All Flesh. New Haven: 1936.
    Walter Savage Landor. Imaginary Conversations. Verona: 1936.
    Edmond Rostand. Cyrano De Bergerac. Windham: 1936.
    Sir Thomas Malory. Le Morte D'Arthur. London: 1936.
    John Gay. The Beggar's Opera. Lyon: 1937.
    Charles Dickens. Great Expectations. Edinburgh: 1937.
    Hervey Allen. Anthony Adverse. Mount Vernon: 1937.
    Gustave Flaubert. Madame Bovary. Zurich: 1938.
    James Boswell. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LLD. London: 1938.
    Leo Tolstoy. War and Peace. Glasgow: 1938.
    Thomas Gray. Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard. London: 1938.
    Robert Louis Stevenson. Kidnapped. New York: 1938.
    Edith Wharton. Ethan Frome. Portland: 1939.
    Sir Thomas Browne. Religio Medici. University of Oregon: 1939.
    Bernard Shaw. Back to Methuselah. New York: 1939.
    Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice. Boston: 1940.
    Jacques Casanova. The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova De Seingalt. Edinburgh: 1940.
    Charles Baudelaire. Les Fleurs Du Mal / Flowers of Evil. Paris/London: 1940.
    Sir Walter Scott. Ivanhoe. New York: 1940.
    William Shakespeare. Poems and Sonnets. New York: 1941.
    Robert Louis Stevenson. Treasure Island. New York: 1941.
    Prosper Merimee. Carmen. New York: 1941.
    Alexandre Dumas. The Count of Monte Cristo. Mount Vernon: 1941.
    John Bunyan. The Pilgrim's Progress. New York: 1941.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne. The Scarlet Letter. New York: 1941.
    Henry Adams. The Education of Henry Adams. Boston: 1942.
    Hans Christian Andersen. Fairy Tales. New York: 1942.
    Gustave Flaubert. The Temptation of Saint Anthony. New York: 1943.
    Henry Fielding. The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great. New York: 1943.
    Ernest Hoffman. The Tales of Hoffmann. New York: 1943.
    Herman Melville. Moby Dick, or the Whale. Brattleboro: 1943.
    Edgar Allan Poe. The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe. New York: 1943.
    Theophile Gautier. Mademoiselle De Maupin. New York: 1943.
    Bret Harte. Tales of the Gold Rush. New York: 1944.
    Plato. The Republic. New York: 1944.
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Brattleboro: 1944.
    Virgil. The Aeneid. New York: 1944.
    Nikolai Gogol. Chichikov's Journeys (Dead Souls). New York: 1944.
    Louis Untermeyer. The Wonderful Adventures of Paul Bunyan. New York: 1945.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson. The Poems of Ralph Waldo Emerson. New York: 1945.
    Alexander and James Madison and John Jay Hamilton. The Federalist. New York: 1945.
    Joseph with Richard Steele and Eustace Budgell Addison. The Sir Roger De Coverley Papers. New York: 1945.
    Michel de Montaigne. The Essays of Michel De Montaigne. New York: 1946.
    William Cullen Bryant. The Poems of William Cullen Bryant. New York: 1947.
    J. J. Morier. The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan. New York: 1947.
    Izaak and Charles Cotton Walton. The Compleat Angler. New York: 1948.
    Stephen Vincent Benet. John Brown's Body. London: 1948.
    Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Mount Vernon: 1950.
    Leo Tolstoy. Anna Karenina. London: 1951.
    William Shakespeare. The Life of King Henry V. New York: 1951.
    Owen Wister. The Virginian. Los Angeles: 1951.
    Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller. William Tell. Zurich: 1951.
    Robert Louis Stevenson. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. New York: 1952.
    Rudolph and others Raspe. The Singular Adventures of Baron Munchausen. New York: 1952.
    Arthur Conan Doyle. The Final Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. New York: 1952.
    Guy de Maupassant. A Woman's Life (Une Vie). New York: 1952.
    Emily Dickinson. Poems of Emily Dickinson. New York: 1952.
     Virgil (Publius Virgilius Maro). The Georgics. Verona: 1952.
    Alfred Lord Tennyson. Idylls of the King. New York: 1952.
    Esaias Tegner. Frithiof's Saga. Stockholm: 1953.
    Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire. The History of Zadig or Destiny. Paris: 1952.
    George Eliot. Silas Marner, the Weaver of Raveloe. London: 1953.
    Richard Brinsley Sheridan. The Rivals. London: 1953.
    Marcel Proust. Swann's Way. New York: 1954.
    Saxo Grammaticus. The History of Amleth Prince of Denmark. Copenhagen 1954: .
    Popol Vuh. The Book of the People. Los Angeles: 1954.
    William Makepeace Thackeray. The Newcombes: Memoirs of a Most Respectable. Cambridge: 1954.
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau. The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rouseeau. New York: 1955.
    The Arabian Nights Entertainments. Ipswich: 1954.
    Victor Hugo. Notre-Dame De Paris. New York: 1955.
    Sophocles. Oedipus the King. Haarlem: 1955.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes. The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table. New York: 1955.
    Henrik Ibsen. Peer Gynt. Oslo: 1955.
    George Meredith. The Shaving of Shagpat. New York: 1955.
    Stendhal (Marie-Hendi Beyle).  the Charterhouse of Parma. New York: 1955.
    Thomas Hardy. Tess of the D'Urbervilles. New York: 1956.
    William Makepeace Thackeray. The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. [New York]: 1956.
    Jane Austen. Sense and Sensibility. New York: 1957.
    Heinrich Heine. Poems of Heinrich Heine. New York: 1957.
    John Hersey. The Wall. New York: 1957.
    Oscar Wilde. The Picture of Dorian Gray. New York: 1957.
    Alexandre Dumas. Twenty Years After. New York: 1958.
    Thomas Bulfinch. The Age of Fable. New York: 1958.
    Thomas Hardy. Far from the Madding Crowd. Cambridge 1958: .
    Chronicle of the Cid. Haarlem: 1958.
    Ovid. Metamorphoses: in Fifteen Books. Verona: 1958.
    Anthony Trollope. Barchester Towers. New York: 1958.
    The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus. Haarlem: 1958.
    Jules Verne. The Mysterious Island. Baltimore: 1959.
    Duc de Saint-Simon. The Memoirs of Louis De Rouvroy Duc De Saint-Simon Covering the Years 1691-1723. [New York]: 1959.
    Aristophanes. The Birds. New York: 1959.
    Henryk Sienkiewicz. Quo Vadis?. Verona: 1959.
    Fyodor Dostoevsky. The Possessed. New York: 1959.
    Jean Froissard. The Chronicles of England... New York: 1959.
    H. G. Wells. Tono-Bungay. New York: 1960.
    Jack London. The Call of the Wild. Los Angeles: 1960.
    Puldius Virgilis Maio. The Eclogues [Of Virgil]. New York: 1960.
    Lew Wallace. Ben-Hur. New York: 1960.
    Max Beerbohm. Zuleika Dobson or an Oxford Love Story. Baltimore: 1960.
    The Living Talmud: The Wisdom of the Fathers. New York: 1960.
    The Romance of Tristan and Iseult. New York: 1960.
    Honore de Balzac. Eugenie Grandet. London: 1960.
    Herman Melville. Omoo. Oxford: 1961.
    Thomas Paine. Rights of Man. Lunenburg, Vermont: 1961.
    Olive Schreiner. The Story of An African Farm. [New York]: 1961.
    Odes and Epodes of Horace. New York: 1961.
    Jack London. The Sea Wolf. Hartford: 1961.
    William Makepeace Thackeray. The History of Pendennis. Ipswich: 1961.
    Aeschylus. The Oresteia. New York: 1961.
    Sir Walter  Scott. Waverley. [New York]: 1961.
    Thornton Wilder. The Bridge of San Luis Rey. New York: 1962.
    George Bernard Shaw. Man and Superman. Mt. Vernon: 1962.
    The Confessions of St. Augustine. Ipswich: 1962.
    Lewis and Clark. The Journals of the Expedition Under the Commande of Capts. Lewis and Clark. Hartford: 1962.
    Rudyard Kipling. Kim. New York: 1962.
    Moliere. Tartuffe and the Would-Be Gentleman. New York: 1963.
    George Eliot. The Mill On the Floss. Mt. Vernon: 1963.
    Leo Tolstoy. Resurrection. New York: 1963.
    Journals and Other Documents On the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus. New York: 1963.
    Henry James. The Ambassadors. [New York]: 1963.
    The Book of Proverbs. New York: 1963.
    H. G. Wells. The War of the Worlds and the Time Machine. New York: 1964.
    Oliver Goldsmith. She Stoops to Conquer. New York: 1964.
    The Satyricon of Petronius. New York: 1964.
    Friedrich Nietzsche. Thus Spake Zarathustra. New York: 1964.
    Robert Louis Stevenson. The Master of Ballantrae. [New York]: 1965.
    Herman Melville. Billy Budd and Beneto Cereno. New York: 1965.
    Robert Burns. The Poems of Robert Burns. Glasgow: 1965.
    William Sydney Porter. The Stories of O. Henry. Burlington: 1965.
    Mark Twain. A Tramp Abroad. [Hartford: 1966].
    The Dead Sea Scrolls. Kent: 1966.
    Jules Verne. A Journey to the Center of the Earth. New York: 1966.
    The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter. New York: 1967.
    Fyodor Dostoevsky. The Gambler and Notes from Underground. Bloomfield: 1967.
    Euripides. Three Plays of Euripides: Medea, Hippolytus and the Bacchae. London: 1967.
    H. G. Wells. The Invisible Man. New York: 1967.
    Margaret Mitchell. Gone with the Wind. New York: 1968.
    James Joyce. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. New York: 1968.
    Rudyard Kipling. The Jungle Books. Lunenburg, Vermont: 1968.
    The Book Ecclesiastes. New York: 1968.
    John Donne. The Poems of John Donne. Cambridge: 1968.
    Plato. (Three Dialogues of Plato) Lyses, or Friendship: The Symposium; and Phaedras. [New York]: 1968.
    James Fenimore Cooper. The Pilot. [Baltimore]: 1968.
    Sir Walter Scott. The Talisman. Ipswich: 1968.
    Thomas Hardy. Jude the Obscure. New York: 1969.
    Thomas Aquinas. The Writings of St. Thomas Aquinas. Chatham, England: 1969.
    Henry James. Daisy Miller. Cambridge: 1969.
    Washington Irving. The Alhambra. [New York]: 1969.
    Sir James George Frazer. The Golden Bough. New York: 1970.
    Booker T Washington. Up from Slavery. New York: 1970.
    Livy. The History of Early Rome. Verona: 1970.
    The Analects of Confucius. Los Angeles: 1970.
    Jules Verne. From the Earth to the Moon and Around the Moon. New York: 1970.
    Joseph Addison. The Spectator. London: 1970.
    Russian Folk Tales. New York: 1970.
    Charles Darwin. The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex. Adelaide: 1971.
    Charles Baudelaire. The Flowers of Evil. New York: 1971.
    Henry James. Washington Square. New York: 1971.
    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. New York: 1971.
    Eugene O'Neill. Ah, Wilderness!. New York: 1972.
    The Memoirs of Casanova. Haarlem: 1972.
    Ambrose Bierce. The Devil's Dictionary. New York: 1972.
    The Orations and Essays of Cicero. Verona: 1972.
    The Book of the Dead. New York: [1972].
    William Blake. The Poems of William Blake. Cambridge: 1973.
    Voltaire. Candide, or Optimism. New York: 1973.
    Oscar Wilde. Lady Windermere's Fan and the Importance of Being Earnest. London: 1973.
    Irish Folk Tales. Avon, Connecticut: 1974.
    William Wordsworth. The Poems of William Wordsworth. Cambridge: 1973.
    Rudyard Kipling. Tales of East and West. Avon, Connecticut: 1973.
    James Boswell. Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LLD. Bloomfield: 1974.
    Thucydides. The History of the Peloponnesian War. Avon, Connecticut: 1974.
    George Bernard Shaw. Pygmalion and Candida. Avon, Connecticut: 1974.
    Stephen Crane. Maggie a Girl of the Streets. [New York]: 1974.
    Ray Bradbury. The Martian Chronicles. Avon, Connecticut: 1974.
    Thornton Wilder. Our Town. Avon, Connecticut: 1974.
    Fyodor Dostoevsky. A Raw Youth. Verona: 1974.
    Alfred Lord Tennyson. The Poems of Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Cambridge: 1974.
    Charles Dickens. American Notes. Avon, Connecticut: 1975.
    Edith Wharton. The House of Mirth. [New York]: 1975.
    Joseph Conrad. An Outcast of the Islands. Avon, Connecticut: 1975.
    Henry David Thoreau. A Week On the Concord and Merrimack Rivers. Lunenburg: 1975.
    Sophocles. Antigone. Haarlem: 1975.



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