New York: Harper & Brothers, 1957. First edition. Octavo, 52pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Heavy foxing to dust jacket; lighter foxing to boards, text block and endpapers. Light soiling to rear panel of jacket. Sunning, rubbing, and chipping to spine of jacket. Spine cracked. Some signatures loosening. Previous owner's name and address to front paste-down endpaper. Light crease to half-title page. Good copy only. Signed and dated (20th Oct. 57) by Ted Hughes on the front free end page. "The Hawk in the Rain" is Hughes' first book. Shelve: CASE #0 Spine is brown with black text.
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New York: The Viking Press, 1978. First Edition. Oblong large octavo; pp 60; G-/Fair; dark tan spine with black text; dust jacket slight wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
London and Boston: Faber and Faber Limited, 1978. First Edition. Thin, Oblong Quarto; pp 60; VG-/G; dark tan spine with black text; dust jacket has some smudges to exterior; few chips to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has moderate wear to edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; Ted Hughes was husband to Sylvia Plath.
Paris: J. Hetzel et Cie, Editeurs, 1853. Large Octavo; Fair- hardcover; Dark brown spine with gold text; Boards are fragile with cracking midway along spine of top layer, heavily rubbed edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges, separated from textblock; Text block has darkened due to age with binding cracking away from spine along hinges and slight foxing on pages throughout. French language. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
London: John Trafford, 1956. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, orange with black print; Cover is orange with black print, clean and bright but for penciled prices; Text block clean and tight; Featured articles: Pictures of Ezra Pound (Denis Goacher); 19 Poems (Patrick kavanagh); 61 pages, illustrated (b&w plates). NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 8, in Netdesk office.
New York: Harold Vinal, Ltd., 1928. Limited numbered edition. Small Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Cobalt blue spine with gilt text; Inscribed by the author on the copyright page of number 72, of this limited special edition of 405 numbered copies (also included is Ms. Riggs' card and a note to the book's owner); Boards have slightly sunned spine and rubbed corners, otherwise strong; Textblock is age toned with deckled fore and tail edges; pp 232.
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1931. First Edition. Octavo; Fair+ Hardcover; Black spine with Gray text; Boards strong, heavy rubbing to corners, moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, sunning to spine, otherwise clean; Textblock has Previous owner's name in pen on front endpaper, writing in pencil on pages 1, 5, 18, 19, 21, 41-45, 50, 55, 62, 63, some age toning; 63 pp.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1926. Reprint. Octavo; G- Hardcover; Faded red spine with Black text; Boards strong, open tear along head edge of spine, sunning to spine, bumping and rubbing to corners, open tear along spine, fading/color bleeding to both covers; Textblock has foxing throughout textblock, previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, staining to front and rear endpapers, black marks on page 80, black mark on reverse of rear endpaper; 80 pp.
New York: D Appleton and Company, 1925. First US Edition. Octavo; G Hardcover; Yellow spine with Gray pencil text; Boards strong, slight cocking to spine, title written in pencil on spine, bumping and rubbing to corners, heavy edgewear, moderate shelfwear; Textblock has foxing on some pages, brown marks on rear endpaper and pastedown, age toning, otherwise clean; 63 pp; First US Edition.
New York: Vantage Press, 1981. First Edition. Octavo; G+ Hardcover w/ G+ Dustjacket; Black spine with White text; Dustjacket covered by brodart, fraying and small open tears along spine edges, some edgewear, some shelfwear, rubbing along joint and fore edge of rear cover, small marks on rear cover, writing in pen on front interior flap; Boards strong, some edgewear, slight shelfwear, rubbing at corners and spine edges, marks on both covers; Textblock has slightly split hinge between half title page and title page, red marks on reverse of half title page and title page, brown marks along head edge, red marks along fore edge; 95 pp.
St. Thomas, Virgin Islands: privately published, 1985. Thin octavo (9.25 x 6.25); vg+/vg; dj, white spine, no text; dj, light stains to the spine; HB, brown cloth spine, no text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, tight; text block, clean; 93pp. INSCRIBED "To Dorothy & Mack / best wishes / IP"
Flansham, UK: Pear Tree Press, 1924. First Limited Edition. Octavo; G/G; Blue jacket spine, no lettering; Jacket is torn in several places, toned and slightly stained; Boards slightly bowed; Binding sturdy; Pages age-toned and foxed in spots. Good copy only; Numbered 45 of a limited edition of 100. 12 pages. Boards protected by mylar. SHELVED: Case 0.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Cover is brown with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, fading to spine, spotting, cocked spine; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, pencil notation throughout, stain to front endpapers; xxxvi, 280 pages.
New York: The East and West Publishing Co., 1927. Limited edition. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Dark green spine with gold text; Number 650 of 850 limited copies; Boards are rubbed along spine and exteriors, bumped corners, sunned and scratched spine; Text block has darkened from age along & around exterior edges, otherwise unmarked and tightly bound; Half title page 1 inch tear at head edge; pp 351.
J. M. Dent & Co., 1907 . Second Edition (Edition de Luxe). tall thick 8vo., 549 pp., VG-; leather-bound, red boards, gilt lettering and motif to five-paneled spine; cocking to spine, no shelf lean; light scratching to boards, black scuff marks towards top edge of front board and hinge; rubbing with superficial material loss to bottom edge of boards; slight cocking to boards, boards shaken, binding intact; red top, age-toning/mild wear to text-block; starting hinge to verso of p. 549 and recto of bfep, closed tear towards top of bfep (stuck to back paste-down); mild age-toning and occasional foxing/creasing to interior (text legible), waving to endpapers; tipped-in full-color frontispiece and plates excellent and protected by tissue guards, plates affixed to a dark green thicker paper; pub. 1907 by J. M. Dent & Co. stated to title page; differences between First Dent & Co. Edition (pub. 1898) and this edition stated to Prefatory Note (p. v) by Rackham; "It has been the desire of the Publishers to here present the 'Ingoldsby Legends' in something like an 'Edition Definitive de Luxe" stated to Publishers' Note (p. "a3," technically p. vii); orange silk ribbon; LP consignment; shelved Case 12, Dupont. Heavy item: Please contact us for international/expedited shipping costs.
London: A.D. Innes & Co., 1893. 12mo; VG-/no-DJ; Green spine with gilt text; Boards are slightly rubbed at corners with light wear on front & rear, exterior is also somewhat lightly sunned with otherwise clean and intact panels; Text block shows wear with slight darkening due to age on exterior edged, ex-library with pouch, book plate on front pastedown with stamps on ffep, and light cracking along binding between end papers, otherwise pages are intact and unmarked; pp 222.
Lugo: Artes Graficas Gerardo Castro, 1944. 12mo; pp 151; G/paperback; beige spine with black text; covers have moderate toning toward exterior edges, cracking to front hinge, some chipping to spine edges; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author; Spanish text;.
1968: The John Hopkins Press. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine pea green w/ gold txt, creasing and minor shelf wear; boards clean & firm; binding loose in frnt hinge otherwise strong; pgs evidence very little wear and aging, in excellent cond. 146pp. Spanish w/ accompanying English translation.
Ohio: Ohio State University, 1981. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is white with black and tan text; DJ has general shelf wear, some small closed tears, age-toning, scratches, and marks, creases, design is clear, Brodart cover; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, some marks and scratches, content is clear; pp 109.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1979. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG-; Spine is grey with black text; DJ has general shelf wear, age-toning, some small open and closed tears, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, light bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 320; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: Garland Publishing, 1970. Facsimile edition. Octavo; Facsimile edition of original publication, London, 1719; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth, slight spotting on rear, else clean and strong; Text block has tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; vii, 433 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Fordham University Press, 2002. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with gold and white print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; CD in unopened pocket affixed to rear pastedown; xxx, 429 pages, illustrated (b&w, some color) + 1 CD.
California: Bern Porter, No Date Given. First Edition. Signed by Publisher; Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is yellow with black text; DJ has edge wear, design is clear, Brodart cover, age-toning, design and text is clear; Boards have light edge wear, scratches and some marks, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has light age-toning, page are deckled, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 37. Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Basingstoke: J. Lucas, 1804. 12mo; G+; Hardcover; Dark brown spine with gold horizontal lines, designs and text; Boards have age- tone with rubbing to the spine, front and rear exterior; boards is separated to the front spine but binding is in tact; Paste downs, end papers and pages are severely stained and edges are tanned otherwise text block is clean; 195p.
Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1893. Octavo; pp 79; Fair/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; cloth has heavy rubbing to exterior; some soiling to exterior; noticeable wear to edges; text block has all edges gilt; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; previous owner's name to front endpaper.
Westwood: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1959. Octavo; VG-/Hardcover; Sunned beige spine with black text; Moderate shelf wear and age to covers, sunned exterior surfaces, fraying along sides, edges and spine, minor chipping at corners; Binding solid, previous store's price sticker on front free end page, toned pages; Age toning and minor blemishes along text block exterior edges, text block clean; 124 pp; Library of congress Catalog Card Number: 59-8721.
London: John Murray, 1854. First edition. Set of three octavos in 3/4 leather with marble hardcovers; dark brown spine with gilt and gold letters; moderate soiling or shelf wear; good binding; age-tones paper; text clean; covers periods from 1618 to 1771; shelved above Science; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Printed for T. Longman, &c. 1794. New Edition. Octavos, four volumes; VG; bound in mottled brown calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, red and black labels with gilt lettering; gilt roll to board edges; very slight foxing and age-toning to interiors; frontispiece to volume 1 present; name written in ink to ffeps of all volumes; shelved above England.
London: John Murray, 1854. First edition. Set of three green octavos with gold gilt and black letters in vinyl covers; VG; moderate soiling; ex-libris plate inside front cover; edges dusty and paper slightly faded; text clean; vol. 1 1618-1700; vol. 2 1667-1743; vol. 3 1688-1771; shelved above Nature.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has edgewear, surface tears to rear flap fold and rear top edge, mild shelfwear; Boards in purple cloth with gold print on a black banner, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for penciled name on half-title page and small spot to top edge; xvi, 354 pages.
Calcutta, India: P. Lal, 1990. [A Writer's Workshop Redbird Book]. Thin octavo; vg/none; a clear plastic cover envelopes a 2" white band with black text that wraps around a red spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 112pp. ---INSCRIBED by author on front free endpaper;.
Calcutta, India: P. Lal, 1996. [A Writer's Workshop Redbird Book]. Thin octavo; vg/none; a clear plastic cover envelopes a 2" white band with black text that wraps around a green spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 90pp. ---INSCRIBED by author on front free endpaper; ---ENCLOSURE: handwritten letter by author to "Dear Peter", dated June 27, 1998.
Elibron Classics, 2005. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Tan and brown spine with black text: Covers are very clean with virtually no shelfwear, slight rubbing to corners: Textblock exterior is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: Volume II only: Unabridged facsimile edition of the 1807 publication: 251 pp.
[London]: Printed by Richard Bishop [and Robert Young], and are to be sold by Andrew Crooke, in St. Paules, Church-yard, 1640/1641. Second Folio Printing. Folios, 2 volumes; VG; rebacked with new calf spines, burgundy labels with gilt lettering, previous boards preserved; marbled endpapers; both volumes have previous owners name and information on sfep; For volume 1, the subsidiary plays each have separate dated title pages. That to "Poëtaster" has imprint "London, printed by Robert Young. M.DC.XL.". "Epigrammes" begins new pagination and register; otherwise pagination and register are continuous. Most of the parts have special title page with imprint: London, Printed by R. Bishop, 1640. "Poëtaster" has title page with imprint: "London, Printed by Robert Young, M.DC.XL.".; The title page is engraved and signed "Guliel[mus] Hole fecit".; Signatures: A-Kkk6 Lll4; 2A-2T6.; For volume 2, it consists of two volumes, 2 and 3, the former intended as a continuation of the first volume published in 1615. Vol. 2 was edited by the author, vol. 3 by Sir Kenelm Digby. The three plays comprising volume 2 ("Bartholmew [sic] Fayre", "The Diuell is an asse", and "The staple of nevves") each have separate title page with imprint "... printed by I[ohn]. B[eale]. for Robert Allot ... 1631"; "; Signatures: A6 B-M4 Aa-Cc4 2D-H4 2I6 N-Y4 Vol. 3 B-Q4, R2, S-X4, Y2, Z4, Aa-Oo4, Pp2, Qq4, 2A-K4, 2L2, 2M-R4, 3A-P4, 3Q2, 3R-V4. Closed tear to L4; CK consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1918. First Authorized American Edition. 12mo., unpaginated; VG; bound in brown paper boards, gilt lettering on front board, blind stamped lettering on spine; tail of spine has a small stain; mild wear to boards; fore edges of some few pages have minor tears; this edition preceded by the Cornhill Publishing pirated edition by approximately three months; shelved case 0.
Boston: The Heron Press, 1969. First. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; brown spine with black text; covers show moderate signs of aging and have yellowed, corners are frayed and slightly bent, front cover has a 0.2 inch stain, and there is further staining running along the spine; textblock is clean, title page is inscribed by author to previous owner and has stamp from previous owner in the top right corner; 47pp.
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: Manifestation, Inc., August, 1984. US Printing. 8vo. VG/- no DJ. paperback volume, in a vibrant medium blue with stamped gold titling upon wraps spine, a touch toned. large bold gold titling centered above large gold symbol. slight surfacewear from contact and a few specks near upper edge of cover and head-edge. as is. skimmed lightly, clean textblock, fore-edge and tail. 160 pp.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First American Edition. First American Edition; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Dark blue fabric spine with gold text. Boards have general shelfwear, age toning to edges and spine, light rubbing and bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, deckled edges, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 183.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1936. First Edition. 10mo; pp 104; G/Fair; tan spine with black text; mylar wraps; dust jacket has moderately age toned exterior; chipping to spine and fore edges; 2 inch chip across head spine edge; cloth has light smudges to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight browning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; pp 45-49 loosed but present; inscribed by author.