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London: Robson Books, 1982. Octavo; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with white print; DJ has tears at top of spine and along top edge, mild shelfwear; Boards in green cloth with gold print, wear to bottom edges, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight; 196 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Detroit, Michigan: Information Coodinators, Inc., 1987. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. blue/black marbled leatherette HB spine and adjacent boards. large stamped author signature centered on front board. light blue fep/ffep. clean ivory textblock contents include tables, figures and plates in b/w, captioned or with text-detail. 397 pp. ISBN# 0899900356.
New York: Dorchester Press Ltd, 1960. Quarto; VG/Wraps; Cream spine with red text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, open tear at spine head, fading, toning and rubbing to jacket surfaces, dj now protected in Mylar cover; Binding tight; Toning along text block exterior and within pages, text block clean; 93 pp; Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: M60-1010.
New York: Doubleday, 1990. First edition in the United States of America. Octavo; First edition in the United States of America; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has slight edgewear but clean and bright; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; unpaged, illustrated (color).
London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1978. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 217; VG/G; black spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; slight wear to edges; cloth clean; lightly sunned spine; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; record in pouch to rear pastedown;.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1970. Octavo; vg/good; dj, red spine with white and black text; dj, age-toned; light chipping; 1" tear, head edge of front cover, near the fold; HB, red cloth spine with gold text, and gold text in blue color block; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; illustrated endpapers; text block, clean; toning at the edges; B/W illustrations; musical notations; 256pp.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991. Octavo; 2 volumes; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spines, yellow (vol. 1) and red (vol. 2) with black print on silver banner; DJs have slight edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in grey cloth with gold print, slight wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text blocks clean and tight; 2 volumes (xxx, 1,403 pages), illustrated (b&w plates).
Hillsdale, New York: Pendragon Press, 1972. N/A. small Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. orange-red clothbound HB with stamped gilt titling between lightly abraded ends, a touch of it at solid panel corners. part of a series of International Repertory of Music Literature. includes printed, manuscript, and in-preparation catalogues; related literature and reviews; an essay on the definitions, history, functions, historiography, and future of the thematic catalogue. a solidly built copy without marks or writing inside or out. 347 pp.
New York, NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1924. US Printing. small 8vo. VG/G. severely abraded ivory DJ spine with heavily smudges and surface soiling affecting right edge some but majorly across the illustrated jacket front from which it is separated. DJ titling is affected by large cuts and closed tears, chipping which has caused text loss. DJ is fragile, under clear protective cover. navy cloth appears age-toned and gilt-stamped titling faded much. larger gilt titling with full author upon tront board. inscribed by prior owner on right fep. toned fep/ffep, interior textblock shows no writing, but inlcudes 10 illustrations in addition to frontispiece. 251 pp.
New York: W. W. Norton, 1978. First Edition. Octavo; VG- Hardcover w/ dustjacket; Blue spine with White text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small scuff on rear cover, bumping to corners otherwise clean; Textblock has small open tear on title page where it was formerly stuck to page in front, otherwise clean; 348 pp. First American Edition. Volume 1 only.
Birdsboro: The Pennsylvania German Society, Volume XXIV, 1990. Quarto; VG/VG-Hardcover; Peach spine with black text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, minor chipping and fraying along sides, edges and corners, otherwise clean, minor tears at dj flap edges; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Text block clean; 248 pp.
London; New York; Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1944. Thin octavo; good/fair; dj, sunned gold spine with blue text; dj, moderate shelf wear and age-toning; flaking at the spine and edges; note in ink, front fold; HB, blue cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; ex libris bookplate, front pastedown; text block, clean; toning starts; inclusions: Washington Post 1/17/84 book review by Joseph McLellan; 1944 receipt for book purchase in London; 115pp.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2008. Third Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG-. DJ spine is a slice of the illustrated jacket front, a partial sketch makes the strip appear black, then white/natural and lengthily black to tail, small white overlay titling. tiny cut to jacket front bottom right, else minimal wear. black HB with small stamped gilt type, its adjacent boards are sharply cornered, endpages a light ivory. bound solidly, the interior features 15 illustrations between page 110-111 and a scanned image upon p. 354. above average shape. 412 pp. ISBN# 9780195323429.
Stockholm: Abr. Hirsch, 1881. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ, includes a folder; Thin off white fabric spine with black text. Folder has minimal shelf wear, clean, strong; Covers have shelf wear, age toned, light edge wear, clear tape on front/rear holding together tears to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock is age toned, foxing to a few pages, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 75; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1957. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in green cloth, black lettering; both volumes' boards strong, general shelfwear, general edgewear, general soiling, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, spines sun toned, foxing in interiors, browning on end papers, penned text on front pastedowns, stamp on front end papers; both volumes' text blocks age toned, light soiling on exterior edges; volume 1 text block has occasional pen marks; volume 2 boards have penned and penciled text on rear pastedown; volume 2 text block has extensive pen and pencil marks and highlighting throughout text, occasional folding on fore corners; 2 volumes.
Watkins Glen: Century House, 1965. Expanded New Edition. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Blue spine with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, 1st vol. has bumped upper right corner, some spotting, worn spine caps, vol. 2 faded front and back covers, bumped corners, worn spine caps; Textblock has some ink annotation (vol. 1 only) otherwise clean; Volume I: 1776-1860-1910; Volume II: 1910-1950; volume 1 edition dated 1962; vol. 1, 304 pages, vol. 2 paged 112-528, illustrated.
London: John Murray, 1815. Reprinted. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; 3/4 bound dark brown leather spines with gilt text; marbled boards; 2 volumes; boards have heavy rubbing to exteriors; noticeable rubbing wear to edges; bumped corners; lightly sunned spines; split stat to front joint of vol. 1; slight cracking to rear joint of vol. 2; text blocks have age toned exterior edges; cracking to gutters; slight writing to pastedowns; previous owner's name to title page of vol. 1; previous owner's name to ffep of vol. 2; few loosed pages to front of vol.1, but still present; some foxing throughout.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1897. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Spine is brown, gold text, a few stains on spine; Back boards are stained, bumping to corners, some edge wear, joints and hinges cracked but intact; Text block has age-toning, some foxing on a few pages, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 379.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. Octavo; VG; Hardcover; Light brown spine with black and white text; Boards have minor smudges to the front and bumping to the spine otherwise, binding is tight; Front paste down and front free end- paper have a rubber stamp of the name and address of the previous owner; text block is clean; 422p.
New York: Rizzoli. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, silver without print; Metal box with tan print, slight shelfwear; “The box contain an exceptionally wide range of [unbound] materials, printed in different formats, often on translucent paper, which can be read in any order. The publication accompanies a major exhibition at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, conceived of by Cage as a ‘composition for museum.’ “— inserted title page; unbound pages, pamphlets, photographs.
Caracas: Tipografia Vargas S.A., 1958. Octavo; G-/no-DJ paperback; Covers have shelf wear such as tear at front spine head edge, fraying along edges,moderately rubbed & smudged exterior; Text block is slightly cracking between front cover and end paper at hinge, however pages are unmarked; pp 512. Spanish language.
Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1994. Octavo; VG/VG-; Yellow spine with black text; Dust jacket is slightly rubbed on exteriors with minimal edge wear, crease on rear flap; Boards are lightly sunned with little edge wear, otherwise clean & strong; Text block is just age toned and unmarked; pp 270.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1958. Octavo; VG/Hardcover, no dj; Black spine with silver text; Moderate shelf wear and age to boards, fraying along sides and edges, creasing at spine head and base; Binding slightly cocked, toning marks on front and back paste-downs; Foxing along text block exterior, text block clean; 255 pp ;.
Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2001. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG+/VG; Spine is black with yellow and white text; DJ has general shelf wear, design is clear; Boards have minimal edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has minimal signs of handling, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 189; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1977. UK Printing. Qto. VG+/VG. dark blue glossy DJ spine with small white titling near head and tail. hint of wear shows to bottom edges and corners. clipped front inner flap. HB is slim ivory clothbound and undamaged. bright red endpapers. a pictorial biography, contents include b/w photography, color plates and images of music notes, all of which highlight the textblock of 99 pp. slim ivory outer edges, all sides. 99 pp. ISBN# 0193154374.
Massachusetts: Caroline Leonard Goodenough, 1931. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Spine is black with gold text; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, some scratches and marks, bumping and rubbing to corners, age-toning, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 505.
Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press, 2002. First Edition. Large Octavo: VG-/VG: Navy blue spine with white text: DJ has small stain on front, general shelfwear else clean: Boards are strong with light dust staining, mild edgewear, binding solid: Textblock exterior has dust staining to head edge, stamp along tail edge, rest of text unmarked: 368 pp.
New York: Broude Brothers, 1949. Octavo; VG/VG-; Tan spine with red text. DJ has a Brodart cover jacket, general shelf wear, rubbing and chipping to edges and corners, age toned spine, price sticker by previous book store on front flap; Boards have light rubbing to edges, minor bumping on corners, apart from that, binding strong, crisp and bright text on spine; Textblock has minor wear to bottom edges, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 514.
Portland, OR: Amadeus Press, 1990. First. Octavo: VG/VG: DJ has edgewear and slight fading on spine, two price tags are on the back: Boards are strong with some light wear along edges: Textblock has foxing, heavier at the top than bottom, pages are free of marks and tears, minimal folding, title page has some discoloring: First print, first edition: 722 pp.
Italy: Rizzoli & C. Milano, 1937. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; spine maroon leather w/gold txt, slight creasing at joints, dimpling at head of spine, slight cocking; covers clean, frnt has some curling otherwise firm; binding loose at hinges, separation from head band, still serviceable, strong; pages have chipping at txt block, some discoloration due to aging, otherwise in very good cond. as is. 925pp.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1975. Octavo. VG/softcover; Yellow spine with red and black text/title; covers are mostly clean with some mild creasing at the corners/edges and a circular open tear on the front cover; small open tear by the front free end page close to the upper lateral edge; binding is strong; slight dark staining on the fore-edge; textblock is clean. Pp. 385.
New York: Charterhouse, 1973. Octavo; G+/G; Spine is age-toned white with black text, open and closed tears and tail and head; DJ has general signs of handling, large open and closed tears, age-toning, creases, marks and scratches, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, rubbing and bumping to corners, scratches and scuffs, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 404.
New York: Rinehart and Company Inc, 1959. Octavo. VG-/Poor DJ. Blue spine with green and beige text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean but has moderate to severe edgewear, with multiple tears around the spine and edges; dj has foxing and is slightly creased on the lower lateral edge of the inside flap of the front dj; dj further noted to have some moisture exposure staining towards the bottom close to the spine; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; bookplate of former owner on the front pastedown; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 288. Too fragile for the sales floor. Shelve Netdesk office, above ephemera section.
New York: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., 1965. Octavo: G+/no-DJ: Reddish-brown spine with gold text: Boards are strong, corners show scuffing, spine is darkened and slightly discolored with mildly faded text, ex library with catalog information taped to spine, bar code taped to back board: Textblock darkened but free of markings, tears, folding etc, library stamp on title page, withdrawal stamp on back page: 515 pp.
New York: Cooper Square Publishers, 1965. Octavo; Third printing; G/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, faded, and taped library call number; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear, call number taped to spine, library stickers taped to rear cover; Textblock has library stamps on title page, rear endpapers, and top edge, penciled call number on title page verso, small tear to front edge of page 35, else clean and tight; ix, 569 pages.
New York: Bosworth & Co. Ltd, 1963. Fifth edition. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Green spine with silver text/title; boards are strong and mostly clean with scattered age-toned dots and scuff marks; red pen writing on the front free end page; binding is strong; some blue marks on the fore-edge; textblock is mostly clean with a few torn pages towards the end (pages 353-356 and one page of the appendix). Pp. 356.
Novara: Istituto Geografico De Agostini, 1991. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with green text; Covers have slight shelf wear, otherwise clean with sturdy exterior panels; Text block has minimal shelf wear, however pages are clean with tight binding; CD has some minor scratches inside pouch at rear; Ex-library with stamps, stickers and light pencil markings; pp 331. Italian language.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1966. Octavo; pp 485+531; G/no-DJ; blue and brown spines with orange text; 2 volumes; cloths show moderate sunning to exteriors; mildly rubbed corners; sturdy boards; text blocks have slight foxing to exterior edges; illustrated; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown of vol. 2; some highlighting and markings inside; previous owner's name to endpapers; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1886. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to corners, spine caps torn away, shelfwear; Text block has cracked front hinge, name in ink on front flyleaf, book review glued to front endpapers, marginal line drawn on last page, front flyleaf separating from spine at hinge, spine break at page 145, age-toning to paper; 303 pages.