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 case 3.
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London: Cambridge University Press, 1905-1912. Octavo; G; hardcover; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering; all volumes' boards have some bowing, general edgewear, general shelfwear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on some fore corners and spine edges, removed sticker mark on spine, spines sun toned, interiors ages toned, penciling on front pastedown; all volumes' text blocks age toned, stamp on copyright pages except for last two volumes, gutter occasionally visible, tearing on some edges; volume 1 boards have small closed tears on spine head edge; volume 1 text block has light soiling on exterior head edge; volume 2 boards have small closed tear on spine head edge, soiling spot on spine; volume 3 boards have closed tear on spine head edge, browning in interiors; volume 3 text block has light soiling on exterior head edge, indents on some pages; volume 4 boards have bumping on tail edges; volume 4 text block has soiling spot on title page, soiling on tail edges of pages 1 through 4, light soiling on exterior head edge; volume 5 boards have small tears on spine edges, bumping on tail edges, soiling in rear interior; volume 5 text block has occasional soiling; volume 6 boards have bumping on tail edges, browning in interiors; volume 6 text block has soiling on exterior head edge; volume 7 boards have bumping on tail edges, indent on spine; volume 7 text block has minor soiling on half title page and verso of half title, light soiling on exterior head edge; volume 8 boards have bumping on rear tail edge and rear fore edge, browning in interiors; volume 8 text block has occasional soiling; volume 9 boards have chipping on spine head edge, closed tears on spine tail edge, visible separation in rear interior; volume 9 text block has soiling on exterior tail edge; volume 10 boards have tearing on spine edges, bumping on front head edge and front tail edge, sticker on rear pastedown; volume 10 text block has red ink stain on fore edge of first several pages, minor soiling on exterior tail edge; 10 volumes; Volume 1 - The Maids Tragedy, Philaster, A King and No King, The Scornful Lady, The Custom of the Country; Volume 2 - The Elder Brother, The Spanish Curate, Wit Without Money, Beggars Bush, The Humourous Lieutenant, The Faithful Shepherdess; Volume 3 - The Mad Lover, The Loyal Subject, Rule a Wife and Have a Wife, The Laws of Candy, The False One, The Little French Lawyer; Volume 4 - The Tragedy of Valentinian, Monsieur Thomas, The Chances, The Bloody Brother, The Wild-Goose Chase; Volume 5 - A Wife for a Month, The Lovers Progress, The Pilgrim, The Captain, The Prophetess; Volume 6 - The Queen of Corinth, Bonduca, The Knight of the Burning Pestle, Loves Pilgrimage, The Double Marriage; Volume 7 - The Maid in the Mill, The Knight of Malta, Loves Cure or the Martial Maid, Women Pleas'd, The Night-Walker or the Little Thief; Volume 8 - The Womans Prize, The Island Princess, The Nobel Gentleman, The Coronation, The Coxcomb; Volume 9 - The Sea-Voyage, Wit at Several Weapons, The Fair Maid of the Inn, Cupid's Revenge, The Two Nobel Kinsmen; Volume 10 - Thierry and Theodoret, The Woman-Hater, Nice Valour, The Honest Man's Fortune, The Masque of the Gentlemen of Grays-Inne and the Inner Temple, Four Plays or Moral Representations in One [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
New York: Limelight Editions, 1986. First Edition Thus. Octavo; VG- Paperback; Red spine with White text; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, crease along spine, slight bowing to front cover towards fore edge, clean save small faint smudge on front cover; Textblock has slight age toning along edges, small brown mark on fore edge, otherwise clean; 233 pp.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954. Octavo; VG/VG-; Thick white spine with a small cartoon of a man in a tuxedo, green text. DJ has shelf wear, age toned spine, rubbing and chipping on edges, tiny closed tear on rear; Boards have rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has light wear on edges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 583.
London: NLB, 1973. first NLB edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Yellow spine with brown text; Missing dust jacket; Boards have slightly sunned spine and slight rubbing along fore edges with otherwise clean and intact panels; Text block has only slight shelf wear with previous owner's name on ffep, and tight binding; pp 124.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1971. Second Edition, Fourth Printing. Quarto: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Tan spine with brown text: Covers have general shelfwear, sun fading and creasing down spine, indentations on front, some fraying to corners, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some mild soiling, age toning, pages unmarked: Second Edition, Fourth Printing: 343 pp.
New York: Barnes & Noble Books/Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., 1977. first U.S. edition. Octavo; VG-/G+; yellow spine with brown text; dust jacket shows rubbed exterior, mostly on rear; minor edge wear; sticker on front flap; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; minor edge wear; panels are intact & strong; text block shows minor wear on exterior edges, due to use; tight binding; pp 203.
Dublin: The Dolmen Press, 1964. First edition. Octavo; VG-/G+; Grey spine with maroon and green text; Dustjacket age toned, has rubbing, some fraying at edges and corners, a few scuffs, front fold has a few pencil markings. Spine head and tail are scotch taped over, DJ also scotch tape along front cover's bottom edge and at front upper right corner. Interior of DJ taped at spine head and tail and at corners; Boards bowed but strong with minor edge wear (incl. some rubbing and foxing on top edges), corners lightly bumped, pastedowns have some foxing, binding strong; Textblock lightly age toned, head edge has foxing, half title page has a small name in blue ink, title page a few small pencil markings, interior clean; 253 pp.
New York: Hermitage House, 1952. First Edition. Octavo; G/Poor; pp 294; sun faded yellow spine with brown lettering; dust jacket has cracked into two pieces, heavy wear and chipping to edges; cloth has water ring staining to front board, slight fraying to edges; text block shows age toning to edges, some toning to end papers, illustrated end papers; interior clean; inscribed by author.
New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, March 1936. US Printing. small 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. light red clay clothbound HB with stamped black titling between gently worn head and tail, bumped corners on adjacent panel. moderate tan discoloration to left fep, EX-LIBRIS with stamps of prior owner on the right. hinge area of ffep is gently tanned. aged outer edges, fore-edge rough-trimmed. 250 pp.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book, 1946. Signed; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Yellow spine with white text. DJ has wear, small tears on spine ends and corners, clipped corners of flaps; Boards have rubbing to edges, bumping on bottom corners, light spotting, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on edges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting, front end paper is inscribed and signed by author; pp 341.
London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1872. First Edition. 12mo; pp 171; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth has noticeable chipping to spine edges; rubbing to edges; sun aged spine; strong boards; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; light foxing to rear pastedown; cracking to rear gutter.
New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1899. Riverside Edition. Set of six 3/4 octavos in green leather and marble hardcovers; VG; six-band embossed spine in brown leather with gold gilt; moderate discoloration around spines; marble end pages; dusty edges; frontispiece portrait; paper age-toned, clean, with text in tight print; shelved above Japan; please contact us for shipping costs.
Athens: Ohio University Press, 1978. Octavo; VG-/G+; dark orange spine with burgundy text; dust jacket shows slight wear & light smudges on exterior; minor edge wear; sticker on front flap; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; minor edge wear; panels are intact & strong; text block shows minor wear on exterior edges, due to use; slight fading discoloration on pastedowns, possibly due to age; tight binding; pp 101.
London: John Murray, 1823. First edition. Octavo in contemporary brown leather covered with gold gilt; VG/VG; six-band embossed spine; silk, burgundy end pages; paper age-toned with dusty deckled edges; pp. 188; first end page has a tipped-in folded letter (forged) from Goethe about a contribution to Lord Byron's Monument; second end page has a folded, lengthy note from W.C. Macready concerning a personal legal matter; Macready was the best actor performing Werner for twenty years (1830-1850) both in England and the U.S.; previous owner's penciled inscription on top of inside first end page; in good condition; shelved in Case # 0; VK consignment.
London: John Murray, 1821. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text; boards are half bound with leather spine and fore corners & marbled panels; front panel is detached but present; tail spine edge is missing; edges are moderately scratched & corners are rubbed; text block has darkened due to age on exterior edges; text pages has age toned fore corners, otherwise pages are unmarked w/ tight binding; previous owner's book plate on front pastedown; pp 439.
New York: Caroli Tauchnitii, 1829. 32mo; Fair-/no-DJ; hardcover; dark forest green spine, gild text; both volumes boards' strong, general edgewear, general shelfwear, bumping on corners, significant rubbing on covers, soiling in interior, minor cracking along interior spines; both text blocks age toned, penned signature on first page, soiling throughout, penciling on title pages; volume 2 has damp staining throughout; text in Latin; volume 1 - 411pp, volume 2 - 388pp.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1956. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 182 pages; G+/G-; spine is white with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$3.00', has water damage along the bottom, has heavy wear along the top and bottom edges, with a large crease on the front cover, chipping on the top and bottom of the spine, chipping on the fore edge corners, a small closed tear on the top of the front cover, and heavy discoloration on the back cover; binding has water damage on the bottom and rubbing on both sides of the spine and on the back cover; pages have heavily faded blue coloring along the top edge and have minor splotching on the top edge; shelved theater bio.
New York: Random House, 1952. First Edition. Octavo; pp 120; G/G-; dark green spine with beige text; dust jacket shows slight sun fading to exterior; modest chips to edges, as is; small sticker to spine; mylar wraps; cloth has sun darkened exterior; strong boards; text block has slightly age toned exterior edges; some moisture staining to top fore edge; interior clean; illustrated;.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1965. Reprint. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Red spines with gold text; 4 Volumes; Boards have heavy edge wear, v. 2 has small holes on front spine edge, slightly sunned & scratched exteriors, but panels are strong & sturdy; Text blocks have darkened slightly along exterior edges, previous owner's name on ffeps, and tape residue on pastedowns, but pages are tightly bound; pp 1930. Shelved at top Aisle 1. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1925. First impression. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; 2 Volumes; Boards are lightly sunned, mostly on spine with rubbing along edges with slightly scratched exterior panels; Text blocks are moderately age toned exterior edges, deckled fore edge, light pencil toward front of text, and light pencil on rear end paper & pastedown; pp 899.
London, Great Britain: Oresko Books Limited, 1979. First UK Edition. Qto. VG/VG. sunned DJ spine, a bright plum with red title near tip difficult to discern, tiny ivory author in small white capitals and red symbol near the tail. edgewear minimal, even around the original royal purple and illustration of jacket front and solid rear. golden maize clothbound HB, stamped with gold titling and adjacent boards sharply cornered. with 110 illustrations, 9 in full color. solidly bound, clear throughout the interior and edges. excellent shape. 104 pp. ISBN# 0905368525.
London: Oxford University Press, 1911. Third Edition. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in green cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, general shelfwear, general edgewear, bumping on edges, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, tape on spine, small closed tears on spine tail edge, spine sun toned, interiors age toned, erased penciling on front end paper; text block age toned, penciling on contents page, gutter occasionally visible; xliv, xxvii, 333pp, 16pp.
New York: The World Publishing Company, 1956. Limited Edition (66/975). Octavo, 351 pages; VG; fully bound in black cloth, spine has gilt lettering and tooling on a red stripe, front cover has a small embossed publisher's logo; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have red coloring along the top edge; housed is glassine covering and black publisher's slipcase; shelved Shakespeare.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (orig.), orig. 1874. Facsimile Reprint, US Printing. Qto.VG+/ - no DJ. wraps spine is titled inblack on lengthy white segment, black band above beige tail tip segment. very glossy and pliable covers, negligible wear. lightly perused interior quality, neatly aligned bright white sheets. 489 pp. ISBN# 9781277992441.
New York: Hawthorn Books, 1978. Quarto; VG-/VG-; Spine is illustration of a grand colorful interior with stairs, white text. DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, Library of Congress stamp on front flap; Boards have rubbing on edges, some soiling, minor bumping on corners, apart from that, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has foxing on edges, damp stains on fore edge, red pen has x marks on top of front end paper and title page, verso of title page has Library of Congress stamp, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 288; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
London: Vision Press Ltd, 1948. 10mo; pp 141; G/G; dark beige spine with black text; dust jacket shows minor chips to corners; sunned spine; light wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has only light wear to exterior; otherwise clean; strong boards; text block has slight tone to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1969. Second Impression. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine, teal lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear, general edgewear, general light soiling, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, open tear on rear head and tail edges, tape on interior flaps, protected by BroDart; boards strong, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, tape glue on front and rear, ex-library stamp and ex-library sticker on end paper, torn paper penciling and stamp on front end paper, tape soiling on rear end paper; text block has ex-library stamps on exterior edges; vii, 503pp.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., 1930. First Edition. Folio; VG/no-DJ spine green w/gold txt, some fading & wear on covers, scuffing on front & rear of covers; boards firm, some foxing otherwise; binding strong, slightly loose at hinges; pages have some wear and aging, resulting in foxing, some stains and discoloration; free back page contains signature by both author and illustrator, in very good cond. as is. 152pp. **oversize: may require additional postage for expedited/international orders**.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1930. Octavo; G+/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with black print; DJ in mylar, long closed tear to front, tear to spine ends, long tear at top of spine, tears to flap fold corners, mild peripheral tanning; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild peripheral tanning, mild wear to corners and spine caps, small tear to front top edge; Text block clean and tight; xiii, 141 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1920. Limited Edition, #274/377. Octavo, 68 pages; VG; bound in publisher's quarter vellum, blue cloth boards, spine with gilt lettering mild rubbing and wear, primarily to head and tail of spine; small bookseller's sticker on front pastedown; mild age-toning to pages; Signed and numbered on the limitation page by Joseph Conrad; "This Edition is Limited to Three Hundred and Seventy-Seven Copies of which this is No. 274"; shelved case 0.
London: T. Werner Laurie Ltd., 1923. Limited Edition, #438/1000. Conrad’s dramatization of his 1907 novel. Set in London in the year 1886: Adolf Verloc is a spy for an unnamed country (presumably Russia). Themes are anarchism, espionage, terrorism and exploitation. Signed by Joseph Conrad on the limitation page, this is #438 of 1,000 copies. Image of Conrad from frontispiece. Hardcover with dust jacket, 185 pages. 8vo., 185pp.; VG/VG; spine green with tan label and maroon lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, some chipping to head and tail of spine, corners, sun-fading to spine; pale green paper boards backed in vellum, paper spine label; top edge of text block rough trimmed, others deckled; SIGNED by Joseph Conrad on the limitation page, this is #438/1000; pages largely uncut; interior clean; pages largely uncut; ffep shows some signs of beginning to separate from the following page, but is still sturdily attached; shelved case 0.
London: [J. Roberts], 1731. First Edition. Thin Octavo, pages -74; VG; 3/4 bound in brown leather, marbled boards, gilt lettering to spine; mild wear and rubbing to boards; marbled endpapers; small bookplate to front pastedown; mild foxing throughout; top edge of text block gilt; TD consignment; shelved case 0.
London: The Folio Society, 1996. First Edition. Octavo in slipcase; vg/no dust jacket; HB, bright gold spine with black text and illustration of gentleman in robe near tail of spine; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; very tiny tear on lower portion of spine, next to illustration; binding, tight; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; 277pp. Slipcase, dark gold, no text, in VG condition.
London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1906. first edition. Thin quarto in dark blue hardcovers with ivory gilt; spine green; covered with vinyl; moderate soiling and shelf wear; fully illustrated end pages; illustrations printed on thick double-sided paper, minimally age-toned; pp. 39; shelved in case # 14; DC consignment.
Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover Octavo; VG-/VG; Grey and Black Spine with Green Stripe and White Text; DJ shows moderate-to-notable shelf ware. Rubbing on front, back, edges and corners. Sunning on spine and back cover. Small closed tears on front and back head edges and front foot edge; Text block age toned. Light foxing on fore edge. Otherwise clean; pp 277.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1946. First. Quarto: G/no-DJ: Black spine with gold text: Boards are dust stained with some scuffing, cloth has worn down in multiple places and boards are semi-visible at tail and corners: Textblock has darkened with age, some foxing on pastedowns and free pages, pages have darkened but are free of markings, tears, folds, etc: First Edition: 18 pp.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1881. Octavo; G/no-DJ; 3/4 bound burgundy leather spines with gilt text and decorations to spines; marbled boards; 4 volumes: vol. 1, Poetical Works, Dramas, The Vicar of Wakefield, pp 487; vol. 2, Inquiry into the Present State of Polite Learning the Citizen of the World, pp 521; vol. 3, The Bee, Essays, Unacknowledged Essays, Prefaces, Introductions, Etc., pp 502; vol. 4, Biographies, Reviews, Animated Nature, Cock Lane Ghost, Vida's Game of Chess, Letters, pp 531;exteriors show rubbed corners and edges; moderate wear to exteriors; text blocks have top edges gilt; slightly age toned fore and tail edges; marbled endpapers; frontispieces with tissue guards; offset to tissue guards; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: Printed for Joseph Hindmarch, 1682. First Edition. thin 12mo., , 188pp., ; VG; spine paneled black leather, gilt lettering, elaborate gilt tooling; boards straight-grained, gilt panel around edges, gilt line on board edges, elaborate gilt turn-in; marbled endpapers; signs of repair to gutter of front board on spine and gutter; minor bumping and shelfwear; gilt text block; mild age-toning to page edges, foxing; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Amsterdam: Chez R. & G. Wetstein, 1724. 10mo; VG-/no-DJ; vellum spines with gilt text brown bar, raised bands; 3 volumes: vol. 1, pp 511; vol. 2, L'Heauton-Timorumenos de Terence, pp 485; vol. 3, Le Phormion de Terence, pp 431; boards show slight soiling to exteriors, slightly splayed and bowed boards; text blocks have some foxing to exterior edges, some foxing throughout texts; previous owner's bookplates to pastedowns, light ink endpapers; illustrated; French text.
North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1975. Octavo; VG+/VG; Spine is sunned to a light yellow color with black text; DJ has some general signs of shelf wear; Boards have minimal shelf wear, minimal edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has light signs of handling, writing in ink on front free-end paper, content is clear; pp 200.