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.
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).
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.
New York: The Fountain Press, 1929. Limited Edition (71/692). Octavo, 35 pages; VG-; spine is blue with gilt lettering; quarter bound in yellow cloth; binding has minor fraying at the top and bottom of the spine; pages have minor age toning; signed by the author on the half title page; shelved case 0.
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.
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, 1911 & 1912. The Viking Edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Light brown spine with gilt text; 13 Volumes include - Lady Inger of Ostrat, The Feast at Solhoug, Love's Comedy, The Vikings at Helgeland, The Pretenders, Brand, Peer Gynt, Emperor and Galilean, The League of Youth, Pillars of Society, A Doll's House, Ghosts, An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Little Eyolf, John Gabriel Borkman, When We Dead Awaken, Hedda Gabler, The Master Builder, Rosmersholm, The Lady from the Sea, From Ibsen's Workshop and Henrik Ibsen by Edmund Gosse; Cloths have moderately sunned spines with light rubbing & some scratches on exteriors, and slight wear along edges and at fore corners, most panels are intact and strong, but vols. 2 & 4 have slightly bowed planks; Text blocks have slightly age toned exterior edges,previous owner's name on ffep of vol. 10, vols. 3, 10 and 13 have some pencil writings on rear end papers, vols. 2 & 4 has slightly buckled appearance probably due to water staining with pink tint on exterior edges of 4, however text pages are unmarked with tight bindings and deckled fore edges, 'as is'; pp 5508. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
India: A Writers Workshop Publication, 1972. Pre-Publication Print. Pre-Publication Print; Octavo; VG-/No DJ (two and a half paper ban with title printed on it); Spine is green fabric with gold text; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear, pp 61.
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).
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.
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927. Limited. Octavo, VG/-. Quarter cloth with decorated board. No dust jacket. This edition of The Women at Point Sur consisted of 265 numbered and signed copies. This being 72. Pages uncut. Boards rubbed and scuffed at edges, particularly at corners which are bumped at well. Scuffing and wear to decorated boards. Quarter cloth soiled and darkened. Spine darkened. Black lettering on spine weathered to tan board. Head and tail end of spine rubbed and worn. Hinges loosening. Shelved in locked poetry case.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. Quarto; pp 164; VG-/G; gray spine with black text; dust jacket shows little wear to exterior; minor chips to corners; cloth has lightly sunned edges; clean exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; light writing to half title page; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
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.
Chicago; London: Stone and Kimball; Methuen & Company, 1896. 10mo; G+/no-DJ; light brown spines with gilt text; 3 volumes; cloth has gilt borders, text and design to front boards; boards have slight rubbing to edges; light bumped corners; browning to spines; text blocks show browning to exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard to volume 1; deckled edges; slight toning to interiors; slight cracking to gutters.
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.
Hildesheim: Grorg Olms, 1968. Three volume set; octavo; VG/no-DJs; brown and black spines with gold text; covers have edgewear, fraying and bumping in corners, spines slightly cocked, volumes II and III have tape along spines; textblocks have edgewear, name written and stamped on half title pages, markings mostly in pencil throughout, all text clear, bindings strong; reprint from original 1905 edition.
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.
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.