Brussels: Arcade, 1977. Quarto, 298 pages; VG; fully bound in green leather, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has gilt lettering and tooling; binding has minimal shelf wear, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners; contains a plethora of tipped-in plate illustrations; housed in brown publisher's slipcase; shelved Alcove 2.
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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, n.d. First Edition. Quarto; pp 160; G/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; light foxing toward edges; cloth has slight wear to edges; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated in black and white and color; arts - French.
Paris: Veuve Estienne & Fils, 1752. 16mo; G-/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown leather, raised bands, gold print on red and black banners; Boards in brown leather, tearing at hinges, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has red-tinted edges, pencil mark on title page and pencil notations and library date label on rear endpapers, tanning to endpapers, cracked hinges, water stain on fore edge with stain going through to some pages within, slight amount of foxing and age-toning, mild puckering to paper; Text in French; vi, 356 pages.
Bruxelles: Librairie Nationale d'Art et d'Histoire, 1912. first edition. large folios in 3/4 burgundy moire and leatherette; VG; five-band embossed spine with gold letters; boards with moderate soiling and shelf wear; moire flaps; ex-libris plate inside front cover; parchment paper with deckle edges; black and white plate reproductions; occasional foxing mostly on paper; text clean; pp. 326 and 119 excluding plates; volume 1 contains XVth century master in Bruges, Gand, Bruxelles and Tournai; volume 2 contains XVIth century masters; in French; Shelved Front case.
Washington, D.C./Cambridge: The Smithsonian Institution/ Cambridge University Press, 1990. Large Octavo; pp 430; G/paperback; lavender spine with white text; covers show light wear to exterior; mild creases to spine; intact panels; text block has lightly toned exterior edges; frontispiece; light underlining to few early pages; profusely illustrated; arts - American;.
Paris: Louis Conard, 1902. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; hardcover; red spine, gild text; boards strong, general shelfwear, general edgewear, bumping on corners, closed tear along spine front head edge, cracking in front interior along spine; text block age toned, loose pages inserted, ink bleeding throughout; written in French; 734pp.
Paris: Librairie du Bon Vieux Temps, 1924. First (enlarged from the 1618 edition);. Long thick octavo in soft ivory and black covers; spine with black letters; G-; paper covers soiled with small tears around spine; paper heavily soiled, foxed and discolored; deckle edges dusty; hinges loose on first pages; last pages with dog ears; this is volume I only in FRENCH; pp. 521.
Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1931. Quarto, XI, 296 pages, unpaginated plates; VG- condition; Brown wrappers with red and black text on spine and cover, reading creases to spine, wear to head and foot of spine, overall wear to wrappers with some stains, age-toning, sunning, folds, and scratching, front wrapper is detached at spine bottom (quarter inch); interior front hinge detaching, overall binding loosely secure but some pages liable to detach, interior unmarked and surprisingly free of foxing and age-toning for a book its age.
Paris: H. Laurens, 1930. Octavo, 236 pages; Very Good- condition; Dull green quarter-bound cloth spine with burgundy window containing gilded text and design, some smudging and spots, slight bumping to corners and few bumps along board edges, slight foxing to textblock edges; foxing to portions of textblock interior else clean, contains 16 plates; sold as is.
Milan: Alice Edition, 1974. First limited edition (1 of 1,750). Thin, oblong folio in beige and green soft covers with grey cardboard case; VG/G; case shows some shelf wear on spine; tiny stain on back cover; contains 24 watercolours and the foreword in form of lithograph by Max Ernst; shelved in Case # 11; please contact us for shipping costs; IR consignment.
Paris: Masson, 1992. Reprint. Octavo; vg+/none; glossy white spine with red text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; some underlining in pencil in Preface, else text block, clean; small heart-shaped hole punch (Remainder mark?) to tail of pages 199-endpapers; 212pp. --Traduction autorisee de l'ouvrage publie en langue anglaise sous le titre 'Today and Tomorrow'. --Une edition rare.
New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1980. First English Translation. Large Quarto; pp 201; G/Fair; brown spine with ivory text; dust jacket has cracked defect to spine and rear bottom half, as is; some rubbing to exterior; dj has shifted out of place, as is; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; rubbed edges; sturdy boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; some foxing to few first pages; profusely illustrated;.
Paris: E. Dentu, Libraire-Editeur, 1860. 16mo; G/no-DJ; Dark green spine with gold text on a red block; Boards have slightly sunned spine with lightly rubbed exterior, slight edge wear, otherwise panels are strong and sturdy; Text block has darkened due to age with stiff pages, light foxing on first & last few pages and writings on half title page, otherwise pages are unmarked with good binding; pp 370. French language.
Paris: Chez Claude Aveline, Editeur, 1923. Octavo; pp 209; VG-/G; Ivory spine with black text; Covers are covered with acetate; acetate has tear to spine and edges; Covers have slight age toning, 4 enclosed tear to front, some wear to edges; Text block has slight toning to exterior edges, first few pages have tear towards head edge, deckled fore edges; interior clean;.
Saint-Germain: Librairie Hachette & Cie. Quarto; G-/no-DJ; Orange spine no text; Previous owner's book plate on front pastedown; 12 color plates; Illustrations by M.B. de Monvel; Boards have rubbed & smudged exterior, two 1 inch peeling areas at bottom of front, sunned spine, fraying & bumped corners; Textblock has light foxing on pages throughout; pp 25.
Paris: Devambez, 1923. First limited edition (#284 of 535); with engravings by Pierre Brissaud. Octavo in silky pale blue soft covers with black illustration and letters in beige case; VG; black letters on spine; VG/VG; case sturdy and clean; covers with moderate soiling and slight discoloration on spine; off-setting from sticker inside front page; binding loosening with some open gutters; minor penciled marginalia; 8 colored engravings protected with rice paper; pp. 289; shelved in Case # 12.
Bruxelles: Louis Musin, 1968. Octavo; G+; Ex-library; Paperback; Spine, white with black print, call number label at bottom; Cover has creasing to spine, edgewear especially at spine ends, age-toning; Text block has library stamp on front and rear flyleaves, clean interior; Text in French; 538 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Paris: Editions du Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, 1990. first edition. small folio in white and green soft covers with black letters; VG; ex-library copy with stickers and stamps; moderate soiling and shelf wear on covers; glossy paper with black and white illustrations; pp. 303; in French; shelved in Botany section.
Paris: Braun & Cie, 1945. Quarto, unpaginated preface, 24 pages; G+/G condition; Tan cloth with brown text on cover, minor rubbing and bumping, very light mark at bottom of cover, age-toning to textblock edges, quarter inch blue mark at bottom edge of rear board; significant foxing to unmarked interior, binding solid, small tear to bottom of page in preface, bottom corners of pages 14-24 suffered folding but plates unaffected, all plates present and in fine condition; tan DJ with reproduction of artwork and black text on cover, wear to edges especially top edge, tears at spine head and front flap fold, very small tears at bottom front and back, significant foxing to flaps and interior.
Paris: Boivin et Cie, 1929. Folio, , 84pp of which 40pp are full-page color plates, each page attached to a hinge bound into illustrated paper boards, linen spine with title in gilt. Condition is Good +, front and back gutters starting to split at both ends, bumped corners and some chipping to edges, soiling and wear to linen spine, foxing and age-toning to front and back boards; inside the front hinge is starting, otherwise the end-papers are intact with very little wear, binding is tight, some age-toning as the pages are no longer bright white. TEXT IN FRENCH.
Hachette Realities, 1999. Quarto: VG-/VG-: Gray spine with off white text: DJ has general shelfwear, some chipping along edges and corners, light scuff marks: Boards are strong and clean, bumping to head and tail of spine and corners: Textblock has minimal dust staining to head edge exterior, otherwise clean and pages free of markings: Text is entirely in French: 294 pp.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1920. Second Printing. 10mo; pp 246; VG-/G-; light grayish blue spine with dark blue text; scarce; dust jacket has minor chipping to edges, some soiling to exterior, light sunning to spine; cloth shows light wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges, light toning to pastedowns and first few pages; deckled edges; slight cracking to front gutter; interior clean.
New York: Praeger Publishers, 1972. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with orange print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in grey cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, very slight warping; Text block has grey-tinted top edge, clean and tight; xiv, 196 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w drawings, plans, plates).
Paris: Charles Delagrave, 1880s. second edition. thin octavo in brown soft covers with burgundy engraving and blue letters; Good+ condition; covers heavily discolored and worn; front hinge detaching; paper faded but clean; illustrations cleaned; pp. 105; published after 1881; scarce; as is; Shelved in Netdesk office, in FS box.
Paris: Henry Babou, 1930. first limited edition; signed. quarto in beige soft covers with black and green letters; VG/VG-; covers discolored and loose; totally separated from book; front flaps discolored; thick paper clean; illustrations and text clean; author's signature on ffep; plates loose; in French; shelved in Arts (drawings).
Nieuil: L'Etoile Filante, Editeur, 1994. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Black spine with white text; 2 volumes; Slipcase has minor wear on exterior panels are intact without defect, sticker on tail edge; Covers are covered with glassine paper which is torn on spine of Carnets de L'Odyssee, however book exteriors are clean & undamaged with minimal shelf and strong panels, minor edge wear; Text blocks are clean with uncut pages and tight bindings; pp 789. French text.
Paris: Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, 1985. Large Octavo; pp 810; G/paperback; off-white spine with black text; covers have light toning to exterior, mostly to spine; few creases to spine; mild wear otherwise; intact panels; text block clean; profusely illustrated; French text; arts - French; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Paris: Presses De La Cite, 1965. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Light grey spine with black text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, toning along sides and edges, fraying at corners, foxing along front dj flap base and sides; Toning and light foxing along board sides, binding slightly cocked,age toning to front and rear paste-downs, previous owner's inscription and sticker on front free end page; Foxing to text block exterior, toning within pages, otherwise text block clean, in French language; 244 pp.
London, Glasgow, Toronto: Grafton Books, 1986. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 352; VG/G-; black/red spine with yellow text; dust jacket shows some rubbing to exterior; few small chips to joints; cloth has little wear to exterior; lightly bumped corners; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; light ink to exterior tail edge; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Paris: Edouard Champion, 1924. First (signed by the publisher); rare book;. Small octavo in soft covers; spine ivory with black and brown letters; Good+; paper covers with moderate shelf wear and soiling; handwritten dedication and signature of publisher on front end page; two images of forty dollars notes in glossy paper; text in large print clean; paper slightly faded; "Le Grand Gerard" was the most instrumental diplomat to bring U.S. recognition to France before the Revolution; pp. 227; this book is in FRENCH.
Paris: Gallimard, 1963. Limited Edition, #123/200. oblong 4to., 135pp., ; VG; housed in a buckram slipcase with black lettering; case has some mild wear, as usual; loose in original wrappers as issued, withing a cream folder; contains an extra copy of page 16, with plate III; SIGNED on limitation page my A. Krol, #123/200, one of the ones on paper de Rives, with proper watermark; INSCRIBED on half-title page by A. Krol, dated January 1966, Paris; text in French; shelved case 11.
Folkstone, UK: Bailey Brothers and Swinfen Ltd, 1977. Oblong Octavo; pp 140; G/G-; black spine with white text; numbered, signed copies, this is no. 91 of 250; dust jacket shows some soiling to exterior; some noticeable chips to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; previous owners' names to ffep; profusely illustrated; slightly cocked spine; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
Geneva: Les Editions Nagel, 1971. Quarto; pp 230; VG-/G-; ivory spine with black text; gray slipcase shows lightly age toned edges; panels intact; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; some chips to edges; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; dark green cloth with gilt text; text block has light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; French text; arts - Ancient; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Rouen: Pierre Dumesnie, 1783. Nouvelle edition ... par M. Beauzee. 18mo; Nouvelle edition; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards in brown leather, wear to spine caps and hinges, worn, exposed corners, mild shelfwear; Text block has red-tinted edges, name in ink on front flyleaf, tanning to endpapers, foxing throughout, spine breaks at page 250 and 270; Text in French; xxiv, 619 pages.
Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1970. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has small tear at top of spine and to front hinge, else clean and bright; Boards in yellow cloth with black print, mild bump to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xiii, 241 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (2 b&w plates).
France: Dargaud, 1979. Octavo; VG-/Hardcover; Cream spine with black text; Moderate shelf wear to covers, slight rubbing to surfaces, creasing at corners; Binding tight, front free end page and title page separated at hinge, gutter intact, previous owner's inscription on back of free end page; Text block clean, in French language, vivid color illustrations; 48 pp.
Paris: L. Patras, 1924. 12mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in green cloth and brown leather (spine) with gold and black print, wear to edges, mild puckering on rear, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has bookplate on front flyleaf, intermittent spine breaks, clean text; Text in French; 127 pages, illustrated (b&w), folded color map tipped in at rear endpapers.
New York: G. Schirmer. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Green spine with no text; Rubbing and staining of covers, cloth of boards worn and torn at spine head and tail, corners worn; One page of textblock loose but present, pages discolored due to age, ex library copy with stamp on front free end page, otherwise clean; pp 93.