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Wien and Leipzig: A. Edlinger's Verlag, 1911,1912,1913,1914. Octavo; G/no-DJ; light yellow spines with black text; 10 volumes in 5 bound books; cloths are covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay cloths have moderately panels are strong; text blocks show only slight wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; darkening on exterior edges due to age; ex-library with stamps & markings on first two pages of vols; pp 1713. German text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. Shelved in aisle 8. eb/nd.
Berlin: Verlag vong H. W. Muller, 1988. 18mo; VG-/no dust jacket; Red spine with gilt text and design; Boards show light wear at head and tail of spine and at corners, light dust stains on rear board; Gilt edge of text block, previous owner's name on front end-paper, foxing on title page, occasional light foxing throughout, undamaged; German language; 231pp.
Koln: Benedikt Taschen Verlag GmbH, 1996. Small Quarto; pp 305; VG-/paperback; light blue pictorial spine with blue text; covers show slight wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; intact panels; text block is clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; German and English texts; arts - Modern; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Collector's Editions, 1971. Reprint. Hardcover Large Quarto; VG-; American reprint of original German text from 1905; Red Buckram Cloth with Black Lettering; Boards are slightly warped and show shelf ware, chipping and fraying on corners, rubbing on boards and edges, surface scratches on back cover, light stains on top left of back board and lower middle of front board, sunning has darkened the spine and head and fore edges of the boards; Text block is age toned but clean, after first index page 235, the remaining pages have not been separated and are stuck to the back end paper and pastedown; pp 235. Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
Bern: A. Francke AG Verlag, 1984. Third Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; red spine, black lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed tears on front head edge and spine head edge, spine sun toned; boards slightly bowed, light bumping on tail edges, light sun toning on spine, inked name on front pastedown; text block age toned; 426pp.
Verlag von Tempskn, 1870. Set is Volumes 1, 2 ,3 and 4 part 2. Octavos; G- condition hardcovers; Brown spines with gold text; 4 Volumes; Boards have slightly sunned spines with shelf wear such as rubbing along edges & corners, exteriors have some rubbing and peeling toward center of front panels, otherwise panels are sturdy; Text block has slightly age toned appearance with light pencil toward front, previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns and embossed stamp on front end papers; Spine missing on Vol. 1 (see photo) Vol. 2 has cracking at hinge between front pastedown and end paper; pp 2172. German language. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. SHELVED IN AISLE 8.
Berlin: Verlag Ernst Wasmuth A-G, 1931. Quarto; VG- condition hardcover; spine dark blue with gilt lettering; boards strong, clean, very light rubbing on spine head and tail , minimal shelf wear, no marks or stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, ex-libris bookplate on front pastedown, no writing/markings, no underlining, contains b/w images of lace samples. pp. 181/ WRITTEN IN GERMAN Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) Shelved on rare/exp bookcase near stairs on sales floor.
Germany: Julius Zwisslers, 1915. first edition. thin quarto in beige hardcovers with black illustration and orange lettering; Good; covers show some soiling and shelf wear around edges; spine damaged and opened gutters; paper slightly faded; text clean, in gothic print; very nice drawings of caricatures throughout; pp. 42; in GERMAN; shelved in Humor section.
Nuremberg: 1685. Thick folio (15 X 9.5) in ivory hardcovers with six-band embossed spine and title in black letters; condition: Good; substantial soiling on spine and fraying on edges; binding is strong, with open gutter in the back; previous owner’s penciled inscriptions on ffep; one regular plate and one double-folded plate missing; first front end page, first engraving and title page have a 7 X 5 deep right hand corner chip; first few pages also chipped but repaired with pasted paper; substantial chipping and ripping in right hand corner (6 in X 4.5 in X 1 in); a couple of double-page plates are cut off half way along the fold; occasional staining and off-setting on plates; in German; book is sold as is; this is a 1685 edition of the work Joachim von Sandrart, German Baroque historian, first published in 1680; shelved in Case # 4; due to size and weight, please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: George Wittenborn, 1954. first edition. large quarto in ivory hardcovers with brown cloth spine with white letters;VG; ex-library copy with stamps; boards with minimal soiling; paper slightly faded and foxed on external edges; no DJ available but flaps glued inside front cover; pp. 186 followed by plates in black and white on glossy paper; in GERMAN; LR consignment.
Zurich: Seedorn Verlag, 1983. Limited Edition [[#88/151]. square 4to., unpaginated, VG-; brown cardboard boards, no separate spine, white backstrip with black lettering; bumping to head and tail of backstrip; shelfwear and very mild staining to boards, bumping to corners; contains many full-color numbered prints by Voss, with each copy of the limited edition containing a different set of plates [#1-12986], of 151 copies this is No. 88 stated to limitation page; SIGNED by Voss lightly in pencil to limitation page; text in German; shelved Case 11.
Berlin: G. Grote'sche verlagsbuchhandlung, 1887. Quarto; pp 88; G/no-DJ; red spine with black decorations; cloth shows slight sunning to spine; worn corners; elaborate black, red, gilt and gray designs with gilt titles to front; sturdy boards; text block has all edges gilt; interior lightly toned; hairline crack to front gutter; previous bookshop's label to front pastedown; illustrated; German text;.
Dresden: VEB Verlag der Kunst, 1973. Text in German; Large quarto; VG/VG-; Blue spine with white text; Book is in cardboard slipcase, slipcase has minor foxing and wear; Dustjacket has light rubbing and minor edge wear, at bottom of spine a very small piece of DJ's top layer of transparent plastic is peeled up; Boards are straight and strong with a little bit of foxing near some edges, binding is strong; Textblock lightly age toned, interior clean; 516 pp.
Milwaukee, WI: The Marquette University Press, 1958. na. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. black clothbound HB with dull gilt-stamped type down spine. few fingerubs to black panel cloth and extremities are lightly bumped. heavy toning to fep/ffep, with particular tan discoloration to the hinges and outer edges. binding is intact, though somewhat loosened. sheets are mark free. volume complete in 248 pp.
Washington: The Catholic University of America Press, 1970. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has small tear to front hinge, edgewear, mild soiling, shelfwear, price inked out; Boards in grey cloth with silver print, spotting to cloth; Text block has slight smudging to endpapers, mild amount of ink annotation throughout; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; x, 203 pages.
Gedruck zu Budiffin/durch Nicolaum Zipfern, 1615. first;. Slightly oblong octavo in green and ivory cloth with black gothic writing; Good+; embossed spine; right edge of front board slanted upwards; boards' corners ivory; boards and spine generally soiled from age but in good condition; binding strong; tiny French library sticker inside front cover; front hinge starting to loosen; parchemin type paper discolored but not heavily; green external edges dusty and sunned; first part of book (about 60 pages) in gothic writing with calligraphy; first title page partly written in red ink with 1615 date; other title pages interspersed with coat of arms; some titles pages in red ink; second part of book (136 pages) in regular handwriting in black ink; last part of book (no numbering) in regular handwriting with date of 1624; last pages left blank; this book is in GERMAN; shelved in room 12.
Berlin: Ferd. Dummlers Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1856. Booklet [4x6]; pp 106; Fair/paperback; dark beige spine with black text; sun darkened beige rear cover; front cover missing; some chips to spine; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; deckled edges; interior shows light pencil; previous owner's sticker to title page; German text; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 3, in Netdesk office.
Osnabruck: Munin Verlag GmbH. Mixed Editions. Octavo; G/Fair; navy/white/green spines with black and gray text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, 1934-1939, pp 352 ; vol. 2, 1940-1941, pp 559 ; vol. 3, 1941-1943, pp 532 [1973, ISBN - 3921242177]; dust jackets show heavy wear to exterior; small chips to edges; cloths have sunned exteriors, mostly to spines; slight rubbing to edges; slight soiling to exteriors; text blocks have toning to exterior edges; slight toning to interior; vol. 1 has slightly cocked spine; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; stickers to ffeps; previous owner's name and stamp to ffeps; light ink; German text;.
Berlin: Buchdruckerei der Koniglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1877. Reprint. Quarto; Fair; hardcover; blue-green spine; original boards, 1/4, marbled; front board nearly detached, general shelfwear and rubbing, significant edgewear, several open tears along spine, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, penned text on front interior, penciling on rear interior; text block age toned, foxing and soiling throughout, damp staining on tail edge throughout, chipping along fore edge, penned signature on title page, sticker on first page, penned text and penciling throughout; written in German; 49pp.
Philadelphia: The Pennsylvania German Society, 1976, 1977. Mixed Editions. Small Quarto; unpaginated; G+/no-DJ; ivory spines with red text; 2 volumes; cloths have some wear to exterior, slight soiling to boards; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text blocks show slight wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; interiors clean.
Philadelphia: Pennsylvania German Society. Bicentennial Deluxe Edition (#188 of 500); signed. Two quartos in orange and brown hardcovers with red spine in red casing; VG/VG; tiny tear on back of case; in very good condition; contains a reproduction of Eva Eisenhauer's Taufschein; vol. 1 contains 277 illustrations; vol. 2 contains the collection of Fraktur in black and white; please contact us for shipping costs; IR consignment; shelved Alcove 1.
Tehran, Iran: Yassavoli Publications, 2000. Third Edition. Folio, unpaginated, VG/VG; spine is white with gold lettering; dust jacket has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with occasional small closed tears; binding has minimal shelf wear; profusely illustrated with tipped in gilt plates; text is in Arabic, English, German, and French; shelved front table.
Munchen: J. F. Lehmann's Verlag, 1905. Reprint 1968. 1968 reprint of 1905 publication. 16mo; VG/no dust jacket; Navy spine with gold text (date only); Small stains on boards, rubbing at corners, sturdy and undamaged; Text block and interior are lightly age tone but clean and undamaged; German language; 348pp.
Munchen: Prestel Verlag, 1956. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with red print; Boards in white illustrated paper with red print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has name stamped on front flyleaf else clean and tight; Text in German; 46 pages, frontispiece (color) illustrated, + 40 pages of b&w plates.
Munich: Verlag Lothar Borowsky. Small Octavo: VG/VG: Off white spine with black text: DJ has age toning, very minimal shelfwear, clean: Boards are strong and clean, virtually no edgewear, binding is tight: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds and tears: Text is entirely in GERMAN: 379 pp.
London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1938. Octavo; pp 299; G-/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth has moderately sunned spine, soiling to boards, slight rubbing to edges; text block has light toning to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; map in rear; interior clean.
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1999. Quarto; pp 375; Good; black spine with silver text; no jacket; boards have slight smudges to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpages; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1990. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover is cream, illustrated, with black and brown print, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Text in German; Originally published in English as “The Mask of Shame”, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1981; xxix, 491 pages.
Amsterdam: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1949. Ex libris on front end-paper; 12mo; VG-/G; Age toned brown spine with black text; Moderate edge wear on dust jacket, chipping at head and tail of spine, a few small closed tears, age toning and scuffing; Boards are age toned around the edges, light wear and bending at corners; Age toning throughout text block, unmarked and undamaged; German language; 510pp.