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Salem, MA: The Essex Institute, 1934. Octavo hardcover in blue buckram boards, protected by removable mylar cover. [Spine has blue background and gilt text]. VG condition hardcover: minor shelfwear, light bumping to head and tail of spine, light age-toning to edges of text block and interior. Includes many black and white photographs/ilustrations, all clean. Binding strong and text clean.
Olso, Norway: Kolofon, 2007. Foreign Printing. small 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. pale yellow/blue scanned $1 dollar bill illustrates the HC matte spine fully between black segments at tip and tail. illustration extends across panels between thick black borders at upper and lower edges. black author and title. gentle impressions, roughened a bit at extremities. blank ivory fep/ffep. flipped through lightly, secure binding. head-edge has some sheer spots. with attached slim pearl ribbon bookmark. 305 pp. ISBN# 9788230003206.
London: Macmillan Academic And Professional Ltd, 1990. Octavo; VG/VG-hardcover; Sunned blue spine with white text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, minor rubbing along surfaces, fading to side and edges, otherwise jacket clean and intact; Boards are strong and clean; Binding solid, minor age toning marks on half-title page, front free end page and front paste-down; Text block clean; 311 pp.
Danville, IL: The Interstate, Printers & Publishers, Inc., 1966. Octavo; pp 285; G/G-; beige spine with black and red text; dust jacket has modest sunning to spine; modest rubbing wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth has clean exterior; mild edge wear; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; gift inscription to ffep; illustrated;.
New York: Dutton, 2011. Octavo; First printing; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with yellow print; DJ is clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with yellow paper to spine and red paper to boards, light bump to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 404 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Paris: Marcel Giard, 1927. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 691; G-/paperback; tanned spine from original blue covers with black text; wraps are age toned, mostly to spine; sticker residue to front, slight stamped writing to rear, some chipping to edges; text block has deckled age toned edges, age darkened interior; French text.
New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 1983. First US Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. teal glossy DJ spine with silver gray title, white author and tiny silver lettering. surface wear is light, mild rubbing to covers. medium blue clothbound HB with stamped gold titling down spine. clear ivory fep/ffep with unmarked ivory textblock within. 264 pp. ISBN# 0312633025.
Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 205; G/G; black spine with white and yellow text; dust jacket shows some wear to exterior; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; lightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block shows mild toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Sevilla: Diputacion Provincial, 1986. Octavo; pp 222; G/paperback; light celery green spine with black text; covers generally clean, just light rubbing; minor edge wear; intact exterior; text block edges have only light wear, due to handling; small price sticker to ffep; light pencil inside; illustrated; Spanish language text;.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1935. first edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Off-white spine with black text; Boards are slightly sunned on exterior with heavily sunned spine, otherwise exterior has just slight shelf wear with strong & sturdy panels; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 363. Inscribed by the author. eb/nd.
q: St. Martin's Press, 1999. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; spine green with white lettering; dust jacket clean, 1/4" closed tear on back top edge, moderate wear on corners and spine head, minor wear on spine tail, minor other edgewear, minimal wear to covers, no marks or stains; boards strong, clean, minimal wear, no marks or stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, foxing on top edge, no writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining. pp. 188.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1975. Octavo; G+/G; greyish-brown spine with dark orange bands at lower half, sunned beige and greyish-brown title, orange author/publisher name; dustjacket has moderate discoloration with sunning and age-toning, moderate edgewear with light tearing, creasing and wear to edges of covers, light staining to rear cover, light scratching and scuffing to front and rear covers; boards are strong with moderate age-toning to edges, light rubbing to corners; textblock edges and pages lightly age-toned, front free-end paper has name of previous owner written in black ink, book has light cigarette smoke odor. 344pp.
Paris, France: OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, February 1972. Revised Edition of the original 1968 First Edition, Belgian Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. glossy silver wraps spine and softcover front/rear. DJ spine is very smooth and glossy with tiny black lettering centered. excellent quality, with no impressions to glossy covers, faint edgewear to corners. text contains figures, tables and examples. no marks or writing to the interior. thick unblemished edges, all sides. 258 pp.
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2008. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Blue spine with white text: Covers are clean with light shelfwear, small scratch along back joint, binding solid: Textblock has inscription on front end paper signed "Ed" (possibly author), rest of pages unmarked, numerous pages have creases in upper corner from dog earring: 245 pp.
Great Britain: Cambridge University Press, 1995. UK Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. dark teal glossy HC, solid form, with bold white uppercase title, small white author and publisher separated by four neon citron bands. panels are lightly rubbed. flipped through, no writing or marks. minimal edgewear only. 272 pp. ISBN# 0521495210.
Greenwich: JAI Press, 1979. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, yellow and black with gold print; Boards in yellow cloth with gold print, mild wear to spine caps and print on spine, mild spotting/smudging; Textblock has owner bookplate, name in ink and stamp on front endpapers, text clean and tight but for red pen used on page v; xi, 250 pages, graphs.
Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1977. Second Edition, Third Printing. Octavo; pp 572; Good; red spine with white text; no jacket; cloth shows slight wear to front; some dark smudges to rear; strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; light pencil, as is; illustrated;.
New York: A. Wessels, 1909. Presumed First Edition. 8vo., 361 pp., VG-/no DJ; blue cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine, horizontal crease above "A. WESSELS' logo to tail of spine (lettering affected yet legible; bumping to corners of boards, cocking to boards, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; ex libris bookplate to front paste-down, square area of age-toning to ffep from bookplate; age-toning to interior, slight fading to text (legible), occasional marginalia in pencil; INSCRIBED by Post to first blank page, dated "Chicago / Dec 1909"; Post served as Assistant Secretary of Labor from 1913-1920 under the Wilson administration; shelved Case 1.
New York: Kaplan Publishing, 2011. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 319pp.; VG/VG; spine black with red and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; mild shelfwear and rubbing; text block clean; sticker on front cover of dust jacket, stating that it's signed; SIGNED flat on title page by Prakash; shelved law.
Albuquerque: Rio Grande Publishing Company, 1973. first. Octavo; G/G-; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is age toned with rubbed exterior, 0.5 inch closed tear at bottom front edge, 2 inch tear at bottom spine other small tear and fraying along edges, foxing on exterior and inside; Boards have slight shelfwear, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock is slightly age toned; pp 380.
Great Britain: George Allen and Unwin ltd., 1965. Second Impression. 8vo. VG/VG-. mild turquoise green, solidly shades the DJ spine and front jacket, titling centered beneath stacked full author at tip, bold black title and distant small black uppercase publisher at tail. abraded ends and jacket outer edges, chafed and whitish from excessive shelfwear, tiny closed tears and extremities fatigued. large cut with veins and creasing to jacket front bottom. medium brown bound HB, spine stamped in tiny gilt. light yellowing to hinges. texbtlock is cream ivory with numbered tables and appendices. flipped through much, bound securely but smooth outer edges age and taken on a yellow tone. out of print. 216 pp. plus index. as is.
New York: Knopf, 1961. First Edition. Octavo; VG in VG slipcase; Blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; Red slipcase; Some minor wear to the edges, bumping; Case shows wear to the corners and title plate; Interior clean with only minor age toning; Excellent condition; First trade edition of a book originally privately printed; 153 pages; CASE 12.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1963. [The Goucher College Series ]. Octavo; vg/good-; dj, sunned tan spine with green text; dj, age-toned; chipping and small open and closed tears; 3" closed tear, head of spine; HB, green cloth spine with silver text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; gift note, ffep; text block, clean; toning at the edges; illus.: tables; 319pp.
London: John Murray, 1846. First Edition. Thick octavo in discolored purple embossed hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; heavy discoloration and some soiling on boards; fraying around edges; previous owner's name on ffep; a couple of open gutters; dusty, deckled edges; occasional foxing; occasional penciled notes in margins; text clean; pp. 584; shelved in Case # 7.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1938. 1st Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG- Hardcover; brown spine partly rubbed, text on the spine is not quite legible, dust jacket has clear, protective mylar covering; it is also moderately edge-worn with a minor open tear in front; boards have faded at the top due to exposure to the sun otherwise strong; text block is extremely age-toned but clean and legible; 419p.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. Octavo; Poor/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print, library call number in white ink at bottom; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and illustrated grey paper to boards, tattering to spine caps and corners, spine head torn away, peripheral tanning to paper, shelfwear; Text block is detached from cover, pastedowns torn away, string binding of book signatures loose so that signatures are separating, library stamp on front flyleaf and title page, light age-toning to paper; xv, 304 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w) “with illustrations chiefly from photographs taken by the author”.
London: Macmillan, 1962. Second Edition. Octavo; G-/G-; Blue spine with white text; DJ shows strong wear, very small (0.25") open tears on upper front cover, multiple small stains and moderate surface scuffing, rear cover interior flap has 1" closed tear; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners; Textblock shows foxing on exterior edges, name in ink on front pasteboard, several pages with underlining throughout textblock; 160pp.
Philadelphia: Porcupine Press, 1978. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 217; G/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; slight chipping to spine edges; cloth shows lightly sun faded exterior; sturdy boards; text block has very slightly toned exterior edges; partial shadow toning to endpapers; some pencil inside;.
Chantilly, VA: The Teaching Company, 2009. US Edition. 8vos. VG/ - no DJ. two clear plastic coated volumes contain 24 lectures recorded on 12 cassettes. each spine is olive tipped and has a lengthy bright white segment for titling in black, framed by thin dark green. Part 1 includes a guidebook, stapled binding, with 61 pp. complements the secured double-sided 6 cassetes for the first 12 lectures. thick plastic seals the contents. Part 2 includes a separate guidebook, stapled binding, with 58 pp. and the remaining lectures 13-24 on cassettes are secured neatly. an excellent double volume set of audio lectures from "The Great Courses" series. ISBN#1598035371.
New York: Quadrangle Books/The New York Times Book Company, 1973. Octavo; VG/VG-; Purple spine with black & green text; Dust jacket has moderately rubbed exterior, lightly age toned flaps and minor edge wear, otherwise intact; Cloth has slight edge wear, however panels are clean, strong and intact; Text block shows slight wear on exterior edges due to age and handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 279.
South Bend, IN: Gateway Editions, 1960. First English Edition. Octavo; VG-/No jacket softcover; White spine with dark blue lettering; Cover has some wear along edges and rubbing at the spine, one small crease/bump at the center of the spine; Binding is sturdy; Text block has some foxing/spotting along the outer edge, interior of the text block is clean; 312 pages.
Great Britain: Cambridge University Press, 1966. Reprint. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. dark navy clothbound HB with stamped gilt type centered at head and foot between the doubled gilt bands at spine ends. minor edgewear, endpages are a touch toned. textblock interior has no marks/writing, outer edges a plain smooth ivory. a solid copy, gently handled, well bound. 661 pp.