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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. First American Edition. First American Edition; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Red and black spine with white and red text. DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, cracking on edges of spine, age toned; Boards have bumping to corners, light rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to bottom edges, previous owner's name in ink on front end paper, light foxing on paste downs and end papers, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 274.
New York: Stroefer and Kirchner, 1870. First Thus. Folio; VG-; Rebound with leather spine and original boards; Spine has raised bands and red label with gilt lettering; Gilt lettering to front boards with gilt and tooled designs; Bumping to the corners with some fraying; All edges gilt; Light wear/scratching to gilt in areas; Binding repaired with new end papers; Some foxing throughout, affecting some of the illustrations; Tissue guards present for illustrations; Note, book is heavy, please contact us for expedited or international shipping. Shelved front door case.
stuttgart: Verlag von Carl Krabbe, 1889. 18mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards quarter bound with brown cloth to spine and corners, black paper to boards, mild wear to corners and spine caps, stains to cloth on rear, shelfwear to paper boards; Text block has red-tinted edges, spotting to front edge, cracked hinges, inscriptions in ink on half title pages, ribbon marker; Text in German, fraktur script; 508 pages.
London: Hutchinson & Co., 1908. First Edition. 4vo., xx, 209pp.; VG-; bound in publishers red cloth stamped with a gilt title and blue design on front board, gilt lettering on spine; 30 color tipped-in plates with printed tissue guards; bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; inscription in ink on ffep; top edge of text block gilt; fore and lower edges of text block show some minor wear, wear extend to pages; boards scuffed; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
London: Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1835. 8vo., 491 pages; VG; bound in brown leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling; boards have gilt flower motif in all corners, gilt board edges, turn-ins; mild shelfwear and rubbing; top edge of text block gilt; black and whie illustrations throughout; third free endpaper has three inscriptions: one dated 1962, one 1900, the last 1835. The last inscription reads "With the Author's Affectionate Regards, June 21 1835"; shelved case 0.
Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 1987. First Edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ softcover; Gray spine with red/black text; Covers has some creases , minor edgewear, small price sticker on rear cover; Textblock has moderately heavy foxing on exterior head, textblock and covers bent upward near spine; 258pp.
New Haven, Conn: The Yale University Dramatic Association, 1908. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ, spine black w/gold txt, creasing at joints, slight shelf wear; boards bumping to corners, firm & clean; binding loose at hinges, slight separation at head band, otherwise still strong, still viable; pages have scalloped edges, some foxing and discoloration from aging, prev owner inscription at free front page, chipping at txt block otherwise in very good condition. 72pp.
New York: Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. First Edition. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; teal spine with gilt text; ornately embellished cover has rubbing around edges and along hinges, minor sunning, very slight cocking of spine, comes in protective plastic cover; textblock has slight edgewear, age toning, otherwise clean; pp 198.
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1978. Collector's edition. Octavo; Collector’s edition; VG condition Hardcover. Spine is blue leather with gold print; Boards clean and strong; Text block has gilt edge, pink silk moire endpapers and matching satin bookmarker ribbon sewn into binding, clean and tight; xiii, 121pp.
London: John Murray, 1854. 8vos., 4 volumes; VG; bound in brown full calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling and red and black labels with gilt lettering; floral gilt borders along boards, matching gilt tooling to board edges and turn-ins; marbled text blocks, endpapers; mild rubbing to boards, wear to hinges; some rubbing to spines, wearing off some small parts of the gilt; small wear to head and tails of spine; interiors clean; small scrape to rear cover of volume one; front boards on volumes two, three, and four slightly loose; shelved above US politics.
New York: Derby and Jackson, 1859. Four octavos in quarter leather and three-quarter marbled boards, all volumes VG-/No DJ: shelfwear and edgewear, bumping to head and tail of spine and corners fo boards, some superficial scratches to exterior, some chipping to heads of spines, previous owner's bookplate affixed to ffep in all four volumes, previous owner's name written in ink on first black free endpaper, minor foxing--primarily to endpapers--with light sporadic foxing to body of books, minor sunning to spines, light age-toning. Bindings intact and text clean in all four volumes. Full title reads "The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith. Including a Variety of Pieces Now First Collected. By James Prior, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries; Member of the Royal Irish Academy; Author of the Life of Goldsmith, Life of Burke, etc. etc. In Four Volumes." Endpapers and edges of text block marbled. A handsome set. [Spines are leather with five raised bands and gilt text. Shelved above plays/foreign languages].
New York: Broadway Publishing Co., 1910. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red cloth spine and boards, gold text; Boards strong, major edge and shelf wear, rubbing, fraying on corners and spine, and scuffing; Text block is age toned with moderate wear, staining, bends and creasing on some pages; paste-downs and free end paper are darkened from age; pp 362.
New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1952. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. much faded DJ spine, red appears a bleached pink and hard to discern white titling between gently worn head/foot. around the b/w illustrated jacket front/rear with enlarged red/white tilting. several punctures/slits along the fore-edge fold. dark red clothbound HB with gold stamped titling and asteriks. some toning to fep/ffep. inner textblock has no writing, illustrations mid-volume between p. 144-283 pp.
Boston, Massachusetts: Pearson / Longman, 2002. University of Maryland Edition, Compact Edition and Complete Edition. thick, smaller Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. wide brown and ivory vertical striping, part of the exterior-wide background that continues across both adjacent covers. spine main titles in black between medium/dark blue logos of publishers. lightly thumbed corners, with a large crease to bottom right corner. large in size, with b/w images illustrating. small yellow spotting to fore-edge and tail-edge. 848 pp. ISBN# 0536805539.
New York: Thomas Yoseloff, Inc., 1956. Octavo; VG-/G+; Black spine with light blue text; Dustjacket is in protective plastic covering, DJ has some edge wear (incl. a chip at top left corner of spine and a few very small chips at bottom of spine), top of spine also has a few light creases, DJ is age toned, back cover has rubbing, DJ has occasional small surface spots and scuffs; Boards strong, front board has very slight bow, boards have occasional minor edge wear, pastedowns age toned, back pastedown has a small surface bubble near middle, book's binding is strong; Textblock age toned, half title page has a very short closed tear at top near hinge, text interior is clean; 254 pp.
New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1920. First Editon. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; spine black w/no txt; creasing at joints, fraying at seams, as well as board covering coming loose, fraying at edges as well as chipping, scraping all around book, shelf wear evident; boards evidence slight bumping to corners otherwise firm, writing of back inside cover but clean nonetheless; binding loose at hinges, back hinges is starting to fray but still quite strong; pages mildly brittle from age, some discoloration, foxing and staining, minor wear. Even so, this is in fairly good condition as is. 241pp + 44 prints.
London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1964. First. Octavo; VG/Fair; light pink spine, red text; jacket has staining, significant tearing around edges, tape residue on flaps; boards are strong, minor rubbing around edges; textblock has former owner's name on front free endpaper, spotting around edges, on pastedowns and free endpapers, tape residue on pastedowns, otherwise clean; pp 321; comes with two supplemental booklets.
A.S. Irving: Toronto, 1871. 12mo; pp 224; G-/paperback; green spine with gilt text; original publisher's cloth has blind-stamped design and borders; some rubbing wear to exterior; small stain to front boards; small chips to edges; mylar wraps; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; cracked front gutter; some slight scratches to endpapers;.
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1978. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Color photograph of people and red label with light tan and black text. DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, closed tear to front, age toned; Boards have light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has light stains and minor wear to fore edge, personal inscription in ink on front free end paper, some pages have fold lines on corners, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 297.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf Publishers, 1968. First printing. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Age-toned off-white spine with foxing and black and pink text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean although age-toned with minimal edgewear; dj has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 196.
London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1961. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is tan with black and blue text, sunned; DJ has edgewear, age-toning, design is clear, price-clipped; Boards have edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Textblock has general signs of handling, content is clear, light age-toning, binding is strong; pp 220; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Philiadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1926. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G-; Spine is white with black text, significant material loss to head and tail of spine; DJ has significant material loss to entire DJ, significant age-toning, price-clipped, Brodart cover; Boards have general edge wear, bumping to corners, spine is sprung, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 319.
New York: Theatre Arts Books, 1973. Fifth printing; Octavo; VG/VG-; Tan spine with blue text; Dustjacket age toned, has a few closed tears on and near spine's top and bottom, edge wear otherwise light, DJ has some rubbing and a few small spots (esp. spine), spine sunned; Boards straight and strong w/some light corner wear, spine very subtly cocked, back pastedown has light edge wear, binding strong; Textblock lightly age toned, textblock fore edge has a few small blemishes, back end paper some edge wear, interior clean; 328 pp.; Book includes two phonetics cards for American and foreign dialects.
Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998. U.S. Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. gray matte wraps spine, with large gray capitals for tilting between dark wine colored author and publisher. gently skimmed, softly handled copy. no marks or writing to the text interior with 54 titled figures. 306 pp. ISBN# 0812213890.
London / Paris: The Studio Limited / Henry Babou, 1927. Imperial octavo (8.5"w x 11.25"h); vg/none; magazine bound in 3/4 leather; 5 raised bands on brown leather spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; light flaking at the corners and spine edges; text block, clean; toning starts; 31 text pages followed by 120 Plates pages; plates are in colour and photogravure.
New York: Dramatic Museum of Columbia University, 1914. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thin tan spine with white label and black text "Bronson Howard". Board have wear, age toned, rubbing to edges, bumping to corners, large closed tears on spine, tiny yellow stains on rear, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has cracking on inner hinges, cracking on gutter between p10 and 11, also p42 and 43, age toning to end papers and paste downs, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 53.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1941. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners, else clean and strong; Text block has tanning to endpaper hinges, slight soiling to front edge of final pages, else clean and tight; xiv, 306 pages.
New York: Haskell House Publishers Ltd., 1970. fourth edition, revised. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; blue-green spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; originally published in 1872, these editions are from 1970; cloths are lightly rubbed, mostly on v.1; otherwise panels are clean & strong; text blocks have some wear on exterior edges; dark smudges at tail edge of v. 1; text pages are unmarked & crisp; tight bindings; pp 1003.
London: C. Bathurst, J. Rivington and sons, 1777. Octavo hardcover in good condition. Good copy. Ex libris in pencil on first front free end paper. Bumping and shelf wear. Text age toned and foxed. Leather or leatherette cover chipped at extremities, worn to boards at corners and hinges. Boards rubbed. Spine head chipped down to binding head. Binding sturdy, but open in places. Spine is brown with five raised bands. Shelve in case 7. GP consign.
Massachussets: Estes and Lauriat, 1894. First Edition. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; spine green w/gold txt, slight cocking, some minor wear, 3 sml punctures on spine itself, some creasing; boards firm & clean; binding has loose frnt hinge, paper is split, held by netting, slight separation from head band still strong; pages have slight aging, some wear, stiff due to age, otherwise in very good condition. Limited edition, this is #40 of 500 copies. 91pp.
paris: Imprimerie Bonaventure et ducessois. A large collection of Victor Hugo stories. Large Octavo; Fair- condition hardcover; Dark brown spine with gold text; Boards are worn with heavily rubbed edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges; Text block has darkened due to age with cracking of binding away from spine along hinges and slight foxing on pages throughout. French language. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911 & 1912. The Viking Edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Light brown spine with gilt text; 13 Volumes include - Lady Inger of Ostrat, The Feast at Solhoug, Love's Comedy, The Vikings at Helgeland, The Pretenders, Brand, Peer Gynt, Emperor and Galilean, The League of Youth, Pillars of Society, A Doll's House, Ghosts, An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Little Eyolf, John Gabriel Borkman, When We Dead Awaken, Hedda Gabler, The Master Builder, Rosmersholm, The Lady from the Sea, From Ibsen's Workshop and Henrik Ibsen by Edmund Gosse; Cloths have moderately sunned spines with light rubbing & some scratches on exteriors, and slight wear along edges and at fore corners, most panels are intact and strong, but vols. 2 & 4 have slightly bowed planks; Text blocks have slightly age toned exterior edges,previous owner's name on ffep of vol. 10, vols. 3, 10 and 13 have some pencil writings on rear end papers, vols. 2 & 4 has slightly buckled appearance probably due to water staining with pink tint on exterior edges of 4, however text pages are unmarked with tight bindings and deckled fore edges, 'as is'; pp 5508. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: The Walter Scott Publishing, 1907. Fourth Edition. Fourth Edition; Volume One Only; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue fabric spine with gilded text and decorative. Boards have shelf wear, bumping to corners, rubbing on edges, bubbling on rear joints, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing and minor wear on edges, previous owner's name on front end paper dated 1910, foxing on some pages, age toned end papers, cracking on gutter between verso of front end paper and half title page, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 389.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Cover is brown with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, fading to spine, spotting, cocked spine; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, pencil notation throughout, stain to front endpapers; xxxvi, 280 pages.
London: Walter Scott, 1888. 12mo; VG-/no-DJ; spine discolored to dark brown, brown spine label with red outline and black lettering; boards strong, clean, wear at bottom of front and back covers rubbed color from dark to light blue, wear at corners and spine head and tail, two scratches at back spine joint; teckblock clean, deckled edges, no foxing, some agetoning on free end papers, minimal to no agetoning on text pages, free of highlighting/underlining. pp 315.
New York: Garland Publishing, 1970. Facsimile edition. Octavo; Facsimile edition of original publication, London, 1719; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth, slight spotting on rear, else clean and strong; Text block has tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; vii, 433 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).