London: Michael Joseph, 1972. First British Edition. 8vo., 415pp.; VG/VG; spine red and blue with yellow and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; tiny water droplet stains on top edge of text block; INSCRIBED on title page by author, dated 14 June, 1975; shelved case 6.
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New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Inc., 1975. First Edition. Octavo, 204 pages; G/VG-; Spine is white with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$6.95', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has faint rubbing on both covers; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, spine has significant cocking, has bumping and minor fraying on the fore edge corners; pages have a small stain in the upper gutter corner of the first several pages; shelved case 8.
New York: Putnam, 1942. First Edition. Octavo; 239pp; black cloth boards with red titles in illustrated dustjacket; top edge inked red; quarter inch loss to dustjacket at crown, mild chipping and wear to edges and corners; bottom edge of text block shows a few pages roughly opened and one page with half inch loss at lower corner; overall a very good copy with dustjacket housed in mylar wrap. Author's First Book. [Spine; white titles on black]. Shelved in Case #6.
Bologna: Tommaso Colli a S. Tommaso d'Acquino, 1747. Second Edition. large thin 8vo., 75 pages; VG-; bound in vellum, remnants of label on tail of spine; interior double-column text in Italian; front pastedown has a small label of previous owner; title page has authors name handwritten; slight waving to pages; small closed tear to title page; water damage to tail of spine, extending into text; title translates to: The doctrine of the Catholic Church about usury; shelved case 3.
London: Charles Gilpin, 1848. First British Edition. 12mo., 178pp.; VG; spine brown cloth with gilt lettering; bumping and shelfwear to corners, head and tail of spine; some rubbing to boards; interior clean; gutter slightly loose on both front and rear endpapers, else binding tight; shelved case 10.
London: Riccardo Bancker, 1791. Set of 9 small octavos in 3/4 burgundy and beige moire hardcovers with gold gilt on spine; VG; boards with moderate soiling or shelf wear; strong binding; ex-libris small sticker and previous owner's name; paper slightly foxed and discolored; text clean, in Italian; dusty edges; altogether in good condition; first edition of Bandello's novels were published in 1554; shelved above Cookbooks; please contact us for shipping costs.
Philadelphia, PA: James Challen and Sons, 1858. first edition. Thick octavo in 3/4 burgundy cloth and leather; VG; six-band embossed spine with black frame and gold letters; boards with minimal soiling; strong binding; paper discolored; edges dusty; inscription on ffep; frontispiece portrait foxed; text clean; two large, folded maps, foxed, with scotch tape repair; pp. 621; contains various illustrations, of illuminations, lithographs, and wood engravings showing ancient, medieval, and modern Jerusalem; shelved in Case # 9.
New York, Chicago, Toronto, London, Edinburgh: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1903. First Edition. small 8vo.,197pp.; VG; spine green with gilt lettering; front cover illustrated with a pictorial in various shades of green, title in gilt; minor shelfwear and bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; some discoloration to text block; 12 plates, including frontispiece, frontispiece has tissue guard; 6 pages of ads in rear, with two sets uncut; interior clean with no age marks; shelved Christianity.
New York: Nancy Spector, The Guggenheim Museum, 2002. Softcover Edition. folio, 522 pages; VG; in off-white iridescent cloth wraps, title on spine in shiny silver. Very light edgewear to wraps, small smudge to front cover; Indentations in textblock (like letter tabulations in an encyclopedia); textblock and pages clean and bright; two Guggenheim programs and an invitation to meet Matthew Barney loose within; scarce in softcover; shelved front table.
New York: Nancy Spector, The Guggenheim Museum, 2002. First Edition. Folio, 522 pages; VG; in off-white iridescent cloth wraps, title on spine in shiny silver. Very light wear, small smudge to front cover; Indentations in textblock (like letter tabulations in an encyclopedia); textblock and pages clean and bright; Signed flat by Matthew Barney on title page; shelved case 11.
New York: Published by the Author, 1886. Octavo, 361 pages; VG-; fully bound in brown cloth; spine has gilt lettering and tooling; front cover has embossing; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with fraying on the top and bottom of the spine and on the fore edge corners, has minor bumping on the fore edge and on the fore edge corners; pages have minor age toning and dust build along the top edge; shelved front case.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1907. Second Edition. Quarto, 125 pages; VG; rebound in half red calf, boards are the original cloth from publisher's binding; spine paneled with gilt lettering and tooling; mild wear and rubbing to boards; mild rubbing to corners; with 50 color illustrations; mild foxing, does not impact plates; plates bound in rear, as usual; shelved case 14.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1943. Second Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 1272 pages; VG; bound in full red leather, single gilt rule to boards, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling; top edge of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; slight age-toning to pages; interior clean; shelved Front Case.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Limited Edition, "Peter Pan" Edition. Octavos in quarter beige cloth; Sewn-in silk bookmarks; No Slipcases; Brown spine label with black text; VG for set, no marking, some light peeling to the spine labels and general age toning to all volumes; Limited edition, hand-numbered 259 signed by "Charles Scribner's sons" on the limitation page. 4 volumes were added to the collection (concluding in 1941 with volume 18) after Barrie's death. Set is heavy, please contact us for international and priority shipping; shelved above espionage.
New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1956. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Blue and white jacket spine with black and white lettering; Brown cloth boards; Jacket has light tearing at the edges, some toning/fading, sticker mark on front of jacket; Boards show wear at the edges and corners, light bumping; Binding is sturdy; Text block toned but free of marking; SIGNED by Barth on half title page. 280 pages. Shelved case 2 Driggers Consign.
London, Paris, & America; London, Paris, &: Fisher. Son & Co., 1836. First edition. Two volumes. Quarto. Very good in burgundy leather spine with gilt lettering and rulings; stamped faux banding; half-bound w/red boards; ex libris, heraldic bookplates; ex libris, signatures; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; endpapers, marbled; foxing and toning starts; --v1, 80 pp.; vignette on title-page; 38 engravings w/tissue guards; all edges and corners, chipping, nicks, scars and wear; foot of spine, break and loss; ---v2, 76 pp.; vignette on title-page; 37 engravings w/tissue guards; all edges and corners, chipping, nicks, scars, and wear; else very good. Shelved Dupont Store, Case #9.
Rome: Gaeteno degli Zenobj, 1706. Tall quarto rebound in 1/2 light blue and beige moire with brown leather spine; VG; 6-band embossed spine with gold letters; high quality rebound; original paper slightly wobbled and faded; text clean; pp. 63 followed by 75 plates and large folded charts; in Italian; shelved in Case 4.
Detroit, Mich. George S. Davis, 1892. 8vo., xv, 115pp., viii, 228pp., viii Index; VG; spine black with gilt lettering; black cloth boards; some shelfwear and rubbing, especially to corners and head and tail of spine; bumping to corners; general shelfwear to boards; pagination not continuous, two separate title pages; pages age-toned; shelved case 10.
London: Henry and Co., 1893. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; spines black cloth with gilt lettering; protected with mylar covers; mild bumping to corners, heads and tails of spines; mild age-toning to page edges; foxing throughout, more severe towards endpapers; interiors clean; published by Lady Burton after Richard Burton's death, these Neapolitan tales are translated from Basile's version published in 1637; GP consignment; shelved case 7.
Tokyo: Kyobunkwan, 1927. First Edition. Octavo, 448 pages; VG-; fully bound in blue cloth; spine has gilt lettering, front cover has embossing and gilt tooling; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with mild fraying at the top of the spine, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minor age toning and minor scratch marks along the top edge, have occasional minimal detachment, ffep has creasing; occasionally illustrated; shelved Case 7.
Reilly & Lee, 1905. 32mo., 127 pages,  ad; VG; bound in publisher's red paper with dark green lettering; Tales include Little Snow-White, The Three Little Men in the Wood, The Queen Bee, Snow-White and Rose-Red, Clever Grethel. With 14 color illustrations and numerous black and white illustrations; shelved case 14.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1989. First Editions Thus. Octavos, 6 volumes; bound in fine genuine leather with bright gilt spine titles and embossed decorative motif on covers; each volume with a different motif and color leather; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; first 5 volumes still in publisher's shrinkwrap, Emerald City unwrapped; shelved above easton press.
Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1919. First Printing. Quarto; G+; Green cloth boards and spine with black titling along spine and full color paste down illustration on front board; True first printing, as indicated by the 11 books advertised in front; Some wear to edges, corners bumped and beginning to fray, spine edges fraying slightly; Cracking beginning at front and rear gutters, though binding is secure; Pages are toned but free of marking; 265 pages. Shelve Case 12.
Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1920. First Printing. Small Quarto; VG-: Green cloth boards and spine, black titling on spine; Full color paste down illustration on front board; INCLUDES folding color map of OZ. First printing (per Hanff, Green) with list of 13 books advertised in front. All 12 color illustrations. Wear to the edges, some fraying beginning at spine edges and corners; Gift inscription in ink, book otherwise free of marking; Pages age toned, mostly at the edges; 279 pages. Shelved case 12.
Chicago: Reilly & Britton, 1905. First Edition, Third Issue. Quarto; G+; Red cloth boards and spine with black titling and silver/black embossed illustrations; Rear board has black embossed Jack Pumpkinhead, indicating a third state (Hanff/Greene) book. Wear along the edges, corners bumped and beginning to fray; Both front and rear end papers have been removed and replaced with black and white copies (original paste-downs are intact, however); Text block is toned, but free of marking. 286 pages. Shelve in case 12.
Chicago: Reilly & Lee, Approx. 1920. Early Reprint. Quarto; VG-; Blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine and multicolored embossed illustration on front board; Blue cloth and advertisements in rear indicate an early reprint (Approximately 1920); Wear to the edges of the boards, corners bumped and fraying; Slightly shaken binding; Spine cocked; Text block is age toned, as is typical; Previous owner's name, otherwise clean text; 340 pages with additional pages of advertisements; Shelved in case 12.
Chicago: Way and WIliams, 1897. First Edition. Quarto; G; 265 pages; Gray spine with blue titles; First printing-No two blank pages before end paper; Boards show wear and fraying at the corners; Tearing of cloth at the spine edges; Binding sturdy; Some cracking at the gutter, repaired by clear tape; Some spotting throughout text block; Previous owner's gift inscriptions on front free end paper--dated 1898. Shelved case 14, EY Consignment.
Paris: Delagrave, ca. 1913. First edition. Large folio magazine rebound in 3/4 red marble and brown leather; VG; six-band embossed spine; moderate shelf wear around edges; ex-libris plate inside front cover; open back gutter; strong binding; marbled end pages; tiny closed tears on first end pages; paper heavily faded; text clean in French; pp. 398; contains Daumier, Forain, Leandre, Louis Morin among others; shelved in Case # 7; please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment.
Albany: J. B. Lyon, 1905. Reprint. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt apple branch to front covers, gilt lettering to spines; mild rubbing and bumping to edges of boards; sfep of volume 2 has the ownership of H. W Gottschalk; Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the year 1903; profusely illustrated with color and black and white plates; shelved case 10.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1983. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; blue and black illustrated spine with white and red text; jacket has protective mylar cover, minor chipping at spine head and tail and in corners; boards are strong; textblock is clean; pp 270; signed by author on label pasted to front endpaper. Shelved under front desk.
New York: Odyssey Publications, 1967. Limited Edition. 4to., 61pp.; VG; housed in a purple clamshell case, lined with red felt, with gilt lettering on spine; of the 1896 100 copy edition, 515 facsimiles were made, of which this is number 472; the number stamp has bled through onto the title page, although that appears common in this edition; in excellent condition; shelved front table.
Lynchburg, VA: H. E. Howard, n.d. . Limited First Edition [#312/1000]. Octavo, 108 pages, VG-/VG-; white DJ, golden yellow lettering: light age-toning/mild wear/scattered light fingerprint marks and other minor imperfections to covers of DJ, lettering (especially text to back cover) affected yet clear and legible; sticker to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; navy blue cloth boards, gold lettering: very light soiling to covers, very mild edgewear; light age-toning mostly to top, minor scattered foxing to text-block; signed by pinterior clean; ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; INSCRIBED by Bearrs to previous owner, dated 12/15/95; SIGNED by Bearss to limitation page, No. 312 of 1000 signed and numbered copies stated to limitation page, "1st Edition" stated to title page; shelved Civil War.
London: C. W. Beaumont, 1930. First Edition. Octavo, 140 pages, G+/no DJ; black cloth boards, gold lettering and illustration: boards age-toned dark brown, mild overall wear, boards cocked, starting hinge to boards (backing visible), binding sturdy; chipping to head and tail, bumping to corners; faded marbled top, deckled fore- and bottom-edges, age-toning/wear to text-block; mild age-toning to interior, text occasionally faded yet clear and legible, some illustrations affected yet clear; ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; shelved Case 10.
London: Clarendon Press; Oxford University Press, 1947. First Edition. Quarto, 351 pages, [42 pages], G+/no DJ; purple cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: mild fading to spine, (gold lettering bright and legible) and to top 3 1/4" of front board, mild white residue to front board, light scratching/scuffing to back board; spine and boards cocked, starting hinge to front board, boards shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; mild bumping to head and tail; mild bumping/fraying to corners; age-toning/wear to text-block; partially erased notations in blue pencil to ffep, light age-toning to margins interior (text and graphics unaffected), light rust mark to half-title page from removed paper clip; label and notations in pencil from previous bookseller to back paste-down; 42 unpaginated gloss black-and-white plates of Etruscan painted vases to back of volume; shelved Front Table.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1964. first limited edition (400 copies). Tall folio in 3/4 orange and yellow hardcovers with beige cloth spine and brown letters; VG; printed on thick parchment paper with deckle edges; contains 37 plates with folded colored maps on rice paper; in good condition; shelved in Case # 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1931. Reprint. Octavo; VG; 326 pages; Green spine with gilt tooling, red and black labels, and raised bands; Beautifully re-bound in green leather by Riviere and Sons, with gilt tooled fox and horseshoe design on front board; All edges gilt; Full color plates and frontispiece; Green marbled endpapers; Binding strong; Minor wear to the edges, previous owner's gift inscription on flyleaf, corners lightly bumped; Shelved in case 12.
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1958. Limited Edition (497/850). Quarto, 224 pages; VG-; fully bound in black cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, has minor rubbing on both boards, has minor detachment at several spots; pages have minor blotching along the top edge; profusely illustrated, illustrated endpapers; housed in black publisher's slipcase; signed by both authors on the limitation page; shelved case 12.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1852. Third Edition. 8vo., 306pp. 24pp., preface and table of contents for another of Beecher's books, 12pp. publishers ads; G; spine brown cloth with faded gilt lettering; bumping and shelfwear, including bumping to corners, chipping to head and tail of spine; horizontal rip on spine; pages foxed throughout, as well as some fingerprint marks and other stains; some pencil markings; ink writing on ffep; Catherine Beecher is the sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe, the American abolitionist and author; shelved case 12.