Lipsiae & Francofurti; Utopiae: Sumptibus Jo. Caspari Mayeri, 1690; . First German Edition; Later Edition. 12mo., , 292 pages, , 223 pages; VG; bound in vellum, faded lettering to spine; mild wear and rubbing; ink writing to ffep, second rear endpaper; separate title page for Epistolae, published in Utopiae 1672; text in Latin; First Edition of Literae Nomine published in Germany; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
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London: Faber and Faber, 1950. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, pink with black print; DJ has small tears to spine ends and flap fold corners, mild stain to front, slight soiling; Boards in yellow cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild smudging to front, bump to spine head; Text block clean and tight; 263 pages.
London: Faber & Faber, 1937. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, cocked spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps, stains, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, tanning and spotting to endpapers, intermittent spine breaks, light amount of foxing within; x, 290 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1899. Octavo, 419 pages; G; quarter bound in beige cloth, spine has black lettering; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges, has bumping and fraying on the fore edge corners, spine has heavy wear along the sides and discoloration; boards have mild rubbing; pages have age toning; shelved case 10.
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1848,1849,1854,1860,1861, Mixed Editions. 10mo; G/no-DJ; 3/4 dark green and brown leather spines with gilt text and decorations to spines; 5 volumes: The Autobiography of Goethe-Truth and Poetry: From My Own Life, vols. 1 & 2, pp 520 & 544; Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship, pp 570; Dramatic Works of Goethe, pp 504; Novels and Tales, pp 504; marbled boards have some wear spines, some rubbing and fraying to boards, moderate wear to edges; marbled text blocks have light wear to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns; frontispieces with tissue guards; marbled endpapers; interiors clean.
Moskva: Nezavisimaia Gazeta, 1996. Octavo; pp 435; VG-/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket has minor chips to corners; mild wear to exterior otherwise; cloth has only slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; text in Russian;.
New York: Viking, 1990. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, red with black print; DJ has small surface tears, edgewear, shelfwear; Boards in green cloth with red print, clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to edges, owner embossed stamp on title pages, else clean and tight; x, 326 pages, frontispiece (color).
Dar es Salaam: Oxford University Press, 1973. Reprinted edition; signed. Octavo in dark green hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; boards show some soiling and slight shelf wear; no DJ available; President's Nyerere's dedication to Senator Richard R. Clark and signature on ffep; frontispiece and centerfold photographs; paper and text clean; pp. 366; contains 70 speeches; shelved in Case # 5.
London: Pelham Books, 1984. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with grey print; DJ has edgewear, soiling to top and bottom edges of flaps, price-clipped; Boards in green cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps but clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, age-toning to paper; xviii, 141 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Hartford: Silas Andrus, 1829. Second English Edition. 32mo; Fair-/no-DJ; hardcover; brown spine, gild text; boards strong, significant shelfwear, general edgewear, separation from spine, significant foxing on interior, pencil mark on interior; text block age toned, soiling throughout, foxing throughout, former owner's signature penned on first page, tearing on first page, penciling on rear page, marker on exterior fore edge; Second English Edition; vi, 283pp.
Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Press, 1966. Octavo; good/good-; dj, sunned-to-tan spine with black text; dj, age-toned; chipping; several small closed tears; HB, light green cloth spine with black text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; toning at the edges; text block, clean; spotting at the edges; 295pp. Post card written by the editor, laid-in.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1968. First Edition. Octavo; pp 555; VG/G; green spine with ivory, yellow and black text; odd volume; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior; some rubbing wear to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth shows quite light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece;.
Glasgow: William Collins, 1838. Octavo, cxii, 49-450 pages; VG-; bound in full black leather, paneled spine with burgundy label and gilt lettering; rubbing and shelfwear to boards, spine; mild foxing, more severe towards endpapers; frontispiece, with more severe foxing, some mild water damage; text in English; shelved case 10.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1906. Small Octavo; pp 148; G-/no-DJ; 3/4 bound brown spine with gilt text and rules to spine; green leather framing blue marbled boards; slight sunning to spine and around exterior edges; edges shows moderate wear to edges; noticeable wear to joints; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; top edge gilt; interior clean; marbled endpapers; small sticker to front pastedown;.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1941. First edition, first printing. Octavo. Fair with no dust jacket. Dark blue spine with faded lettering. Book spine cocked. Small bookplate to front pastedown. Owner signature to front free end paper. Binding loose at the hinges. Age-toning to pages. Moderate offsetting and slight foxing to free end paper and pastedown. Text of pages generally free of markings. 348pp.
London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1866. Small quarto; G-/no-DJ; Dark green spine with gilt text set into black & gilt designs; cloth has moderate wear along spine edges; rear gutter head edge is torn & fraying appox. 2 inches; fore edges are heavily rubbed & fraying; text pages have exterior gilt -edged exterior; some few pages toward front are loose, but still present; pp 240. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1973. reprint. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with blue text; Covers have shelf wear such as rubbing and scratches on panels with moderately rubbed corners & edges, and lightly age toned rear; Text block shows wear due to handling mostly on exterior edges, and tear at tail edges of first few pages, otherwise text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 291.
London: Lawton Gilliver, 1729. Second Edition. Octavo, -24, -232; VG; bound in 3/4 brown calf, marbled boards, paneled spine with gilt; some mild wear and rubbing, primarily to extremities; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; title in black and red; Frontispiece: Ass carrying books and an owl, variety 1, some mild water-staining; mild foxing; D3, E2, P3 all cancels; lacking the entire errata, (sig. A). It belongs at the end, and white it is sometimes bound following the title page, it is missing in its entirety in this copy.; three early names in ink on title page; shelved case 0.
London: The Scolar Press Limited, 1970. Facsimile of 1711 edition; Octavo; VG/VG-; Hardcover with dust jacket; Blue spine with black text; Dust jacket is discolored to the spine, and has minor tears to the corners and edges; Boards, with the exception of slight bumping to the tips are clean with solid binding; Front free end-paper has an inscription of the previous owner, text block is clean; 43p.
London: W. Bowyer, for Bernard Lintot/J. Wright for Lawton Gilliver, 1717/1735. First Editions. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in uniform early calf, newly rebacked with spines preserved; spines paneled with gilt tooling, new black and red morocco labels with gilt titling; original marbled endpapers; Volume 1: 1717. First issue without Tonson in imprint. Large folding frontispiece portrait of Pope by G. Vertue after Jervas. Title-page in red and black. With a half-title. The ornament on the title-page is triangular, containing a lyre with two crossed trumpets. Signature O2 is a cancel. Volume 2: 1735. Titlepage in red and black. With a half-title. Directs to the Binder bound before half-title; MS consignment; shelved case 0.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1976. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Yellow spine with black text; Dust jacket has mylar covering with slightly sunned exterior and minor edge wear; Cloth has minor smudge on front and slight edge wear, otherwise have intact, clean and strong panels; Previous owner's name on ffep; Text block shows slight shelf wear due to age and handling, overall pages are intact and binding is tight; pp 89.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1935. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, vii 407 pages; VG/G-; spine green with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.75'; dust jacket is missing the top two inches from the head of the spine, chipping to tail of spine, upper edge of rear cover, corners, mild chipping elsewhere; interior clean; lower fore corner of text block has minor scuffing; AM consignment; shelved case 12.
New York: Scribner, 2000. Octavo; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, gold with black print on cream banner; DJ has light edgewear, slight smudging to front, else clean and bright; Boards in cream cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has purple-tinted top edge, name label on front pastedown, else clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; x, 178 pages.
Romania: Institutul European, 1997. Romanian Printing. small 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. slim pale gray spine and softcovers. small black titles upon spine with two medium gray bands that extend across across both front and rear panels. edgewear is light with some fine line wrinkles to spine.interior is clear, lightly handling and without marks or writing. volume is SCARCE. 254 pp. ISBN# 9735860805.
Boston: A. Williams & Co., 1871. 12mo; pp 121; G-; brownish tan spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight wear to exterior; sunned spine; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; some toning to endpapers; slight defect to gutter at pp 9-11;.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1910. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; green and tan spine with black text; cover has rubbing, age toning, staining on front, edgewear, writing on spine, spine slightly shaken; textblock has age toning, edgewear, ex library materials on front pastedown and back endpaper, writing on front endpaper, markings mostly in pencil throughout, some sporadic staining, all text is clear; pp 184.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1984. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with black print; DJ has light edgewear, toning to spine, toning to front and rear; Boards in tan cloth with gold print on black banner, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mildly cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, else clean and tight; 354 pages.
Hildesheim: George Olms Verlag, 1971. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in blue cloth, black label with gilt lettering; both volumes' boards have general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners; both volumes' text blocks clean; volume 1 boards bumping on rear head fore edge, light soiling on front; volume 2 boards bowed, open tear on spine head edge; 2 volumes.
New York: Vienna House, 1972. Large Octavo; VG/VG-; Hardcover with dust jacket; Black spine with a photograph and white text; Dust jacket has minor shelf-edge; with minor tears to top edge and discoloring to the rear; Boards, save limited sunning to the edges but are sturdy and clean; save minor marks and scratches to the edges, text block is clean; 434p.
Boston and London: Ginn & Company, 1889. 10mo; G-; pp 279; brownish green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior; slightly sunned spine; some rubbing wear to corners; text block edges have age toning; previous ownerss names to ffep; slight foxing to first and last few pages; some pencil inside; text in English and Greek.
Washington DC: The George Washington University, 1988. Octavo; VG+/no-DJ; Spine is light yellow with blue text; Boards have minimal shelf wear, few small scratches, two stains on the back board, both back and front board bend out slightly, hinges and joints are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, binding is strong; pp 244.
New York: Harper & Row, 1964. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; red spine with black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing, age toning, one-inch closed tear at front head edge; boards are strong and clean; textblock has age toning, slight edgewear, otherwise clean; pp 329; signed by author on front endpaper.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1949. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with black print, illustration; DJ in mylar, creasing and small tears to top and bottom edges, stain at bottom of spine, toning to spine, wear to hinges; Boards in tan cloth with red print, stain at bottom of spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has mild tanning to endpapers, slight age-toning to paper, initials in ink at bottom of rear pastedown; 253 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: J. M. Dent & Sond Ltd., 1937. Reprint. 10mo., 190 pages; VG; bound in full polished green calf, paneled spine with gilt titling and tooling, spine sun-faded brown, mild fading to edges of boards; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; bound b y Root, London, with their stamp; interior clean; shelved case 0.
London: William Pickering, 1836-1839. First Edition. 8vos., 4 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in dark green leather, marbled green paper boards and endpapers, paneled spine with gilt lettering and minor gilt decorations; top edge of text block gilt; minor bumping and peeling to corners, head and tail of spine; some foxing throughout; ex libris bookplate on every volume; shelved above US politics.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, maroon with gold print; Boards in maroon cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, blemish to front and rear, shelfwear; Text block has tanning to endpapers, name in ink on front pastedown, slight age-toning to paper, mild spotting to top edge; viii, 264 pages.