Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1922. Small octavo; good/wraps; 4" green band (gold text) in center of gold spine ( green text) outlined with green border; book is quite age-toned, but clean and the binding remains tight; there are 47 B/W illustrations; page count=276 pages. Touring Versailles like it was in the 1920's. Enjoy!
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New York: Scribner & Welford, 1889. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 455; G-; sun faded blue spine with gilt text; full title: The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka and New Guinea with Notices of Formosa, Liu-Kiu, and Various Island of the Malay Archipelago; cloth has slight sunning to spine; moderate rubbing to exterior, heavy wear to edges and corners, small tear to front fore edge; darkening to exterior edges, shaken spine, cracking to hinges, slight foxing to first and last few pages, interior clean; maps included;.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1950. First. Octavo; G-/G-; Green & red spine with white text; Dust jacket has 5 inch tear at bottom of front, generally fraying edges, rubbed, lightly sunned exterior and corners, foxing on back edges and inside jacket; Boards are sunned with rubbed corners; Textblock is slightly age toned with foxing on fore edge exterior and lightly on tail edge exterior; small stain on tail edge exterior, light smudges on various pages throughout; pp 325.
Seoul: The Kyung-In Publishing Co., 1975. Octavo; pp 222; G/G; beige spine with blue text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior, minor wear to edges, mylar covering; cloth has slight sunning to spine, some rubbing to edges, strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, slight cracking to rear hinge toward head edge; interior clean;.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1865. Octavo; G+ Hardcover; Brown spine with copper text; Book is ex-library with a stamp on half title page; Boards are shelf-worn with bumping to the corners and edges, spine is discolored with faded text; front hinge is slightly separated but boards are not affected; Text block has age-tone with discolored pages and minimally deckled fore edge, gutter between pp.272 and 273 is slightly separated otherwise pages are clean; 595p.
New York: John Lane Company, 1910. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Green spine with gold text; larger moisture exposure staining on the front board but boards are otherwise strong and mostly clean; significant horizontal crease on the back board; moderate edgewear around the covers and spine; some foxing noted on the back free end page and back pastedown; binding is strong but one page of illustration is unattached to the hinge; deckled fore-edge; textblock is clean. Pp. 305.
London: Chapman & Hall, 1904. Octavo; pp 358; Fair/no-DJ; dark orange spine with dark brown text; cloth shows noticeable wear to exterior; light bumping to corners; darkening to spine; illustration and text to front; sturdy boards; text block has slight darkening to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; slight offset to ffep; frontispiece; interior lightly toned; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; some slight foxing to few pages; light pencil; illustrated throughout; uncut pages; cracking to pp 48-49, 65, 80-81,128-129, 144-145.
New Yok: Charles Scribner's Songs, 1952. Octavo; VG-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, yellow and green with black print; DJ has significant tears along top and bottom edges, spine, and flap folds, some spotting/soiling/smudging; Boards in tan cloth with silver print, strong and clean but for slight tear at front bottom edge; Textblock has spotting on all edges and endpapers, otherwise clean and tight; xiii,180 pages, illustrated with b&w plates (maps).
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1937. First Edition. Octavo; pp 318; G/Fair; sunned blue spine with black text; dust jacket shows moderate sunning to exterior; some chips to edges; slight soiling to exterior; cloth has slight sunning to spine; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated.
Philadelphia: The International Press; The John C. Winston Co, 1902. First edition. Both vols VG. Two 8vos in red cloth boards, embossed gilt illustration to front and spine, title on spine in gilt. No DJs. Both vols have light wear to boards; edges lightly rubbed, corners lightly bumped, spines agetoned. Top edge of textblocks gilt, other edges lightly agetoned but clean. Both vols have minor tearing to front gutter, bindings slightly loose but intact. Fold-out map at rear of vol 2, B&W photo images scattered throughout both vols. Shelved ALCOVE.
New York: E.P. Dutton & company, Inc, 1937. Third printing,Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Green and grey spine with white text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket, heavy fraying and chipping along edges at spine, base and head, open one inch tears to jacket head edges; Heavy wear and age to boards, sunned spine, bumping at corners; Binding cocked, age toning to paste-downs, age toned pages; Toned and heavy wear to lightly deckled text block exterior, text block clean; 380 pp.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1857. Early Reprint. Octavo, 624 pages; G; bound in 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards, spine paneled with burgundy label and gilt lettering; some repair to tail end of front hinge; moderate rubbing and wear to binding; marbled text block and endpapers; sticker to front pastedown; some water-staining along edges of text block; with 9 folding maps; numerous full-page tinted lithographs and in-text woodcuts; lacking the suppressed "Public Bath at Simoda" plate at p. 408; shelved case 9.
London; New York: J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd.; E.P. Dutton & Co., 1927. First Edition. 12mo; pp 384; G/no-DJ; light blue spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; cloth has slightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine, black text to front; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; includes maps; interior clean; some uncut pages; cocked spine.
London, New York: |J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1933. Reprinted. 12mo; pp 302; VG-/no-DJ; light blue spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; cloth has slightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine, black text to front; text block has light toning to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; frontispiece with tissue guard; illustrations and woodcuts; includes maps; interior clean; some uncut pages.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1890. First edition. Octavo, 431pp. Hardcover in VG- condition. Spine is pale green with gilt text. Bumping and shelf-wear. Boards encased in a protective mylar sheet. Mild rubbing and abrasions to illustrated cloth-bound boards. Previous owner's book-plate to front paste-down end page. Minor soiling and age-toning to end papers; text otherwise bright and clean. Binding shakes gently but is sturdy. YF Consignment. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1895. first edition; first issue. small octavo in yellow cloth hardcovers with silver gilt; VG; boards show moderate soiling; spine slightly discolored; strong binding; paper and text in good condition; dusty edges; pp. 341; contains a chapter on Jujutsu; YF consignment. SHELVED IN SALES FLOOR 13'S AREA.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1923. Octavo; pp 460; Good; 1/4 bound black spine with gilt text; no jacket; boards have modest wear to exterior; some fraying wear to corners; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to front pastedown; frontispiece; illustrated;.
London: John Murray, 1844. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text; 2 Volumes; Boards have moderate rubbing on panels & spine with rubbed corners and edges, front panel of vol. 1 is slightly detached, vol. 2 has completely detached front panel, condition is noted and is 'as is'; Text blocks are slightly age toned on exterior edges, light moisture staining on first few pages near hinges of both volumes, otherwise bindings are good with pages intact; pp 615.
London and New York: Hurst and Blackett, Limited, and Charles Scribners Sons, 1903. first U.S. edition. VG. 4to in maroon cloth boards, title on spine in gilt. SINGLE ODD VOLUME. No DJ. Wear to boards. Bottom edge is rubbed, all corners rubbed, scattered speckled discoloration to cloth near bottom edge and spine, light general wear otherwise. Top edge of textblock is gilt, lightly burnished, other edges deckled and lightly agetoned. Some light scattered foxing to endpages, pages otherwise clean. A number of scattered images, mostly photos in b&w, some in sepia, and some b&w illustrations. 664 pp+ fold-out map at rear. Shelved 2ND ALCOVE.
New York: Greenwood Press, Publishers, 1968. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 416; G/no-DJ; brown spines with gilt text; volume one only; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; some light spots toward fore edges; strong boards; some wear to edges; text block has mild toned exterior edges; minor toning to first and last few pages at gutter; frontispiece; illustrated;.
New York: Greenwood Press, Publishers, 1968. Octavo; pp 442+450; G+/no-DJ; brown spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; originally published in 1909; cloths show slight sunning to exteriors; light smudges to exteriors; strong boards; some wear to edges; text blocks have mild toned exterior edges; minor toning to first and last few pages at gutter; frontispieces; illustrated;.
Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1944-1956. Four volumes. Quarto; xii, 463; xii, 524; vii, 492; viii, 549 pp. Blue cloth, gilt lettering. VG. Boards show some shelfwear and rubbing. Spine of Volume 1 sunned. Some foxing to endpapers. Interiors clean and tight, no markings. Previous owner's signature on front endpapers. Text in German. [Oversized order. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Washington: Robert Armstrong & A.O.P. Nicholson, 1854. First Edition. 2 volumes; Octavo, Good condition; 3/4 bound, paneled black leather spines with gilt lettering, marbled boards; marbling different for each volume; wrapped in mylar; vol. 1 published by Armstrong, vol. 2 by Nicholson; marbled endpapers; volume one has moderate water-damage to boards, extending within, waving to pages; lacking maps; volume 2 does not have volume number on spine; mild-moderate foxing; shelved under front counter. LG Consignment.
New York: Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1934. Octavo; G-/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey and tan with black print, top portion torn away; DJ in mylar, top and bottom portions of spine and portions of top edge torn away, tear across middle of spine, mild soiling, price-clipped; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has shaken binding, hinges torn at endpapers, foxing at plates, clean text; xvii, 366 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Paris: B. Arthaud, 1951. Octavo; G-; Paperback; Spine, blue with blue print; DJ has tears at spine caps and flap folds, wear to all edges, shelfwear; Cover has peripheral tanning, tears at top and bottom of spine; Textblock has bookplate inside front cover, cover becoming detached from spine, pencil scrawling beneath some illustrations; Text in French; xv, 96 pages, chiefly illustrated, some color, map inserted.
New York: Greenwood Press, Publishers, 1969. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 494+472; G+/no-DJ; brown spines with gilt text; originally published in 1860; 2 volumes; cloths show slight sunning to exteriors; few minor smudges to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks have mild toned exterior edges; minor toning to first and last few pages at gutter; frontispieces; illustrated;.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941. Quarto; VG-/VG-; Grey spine with black and brown text. DJ has Brodart cover jacket by previous owner, age toning to spine, foxing on flaps, closed tears on rear, small open tears on edges of spine and corners; Boards has bumping to corners, rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has some wear to fore edge, age toned, light marginal pencil marks, however, does not affect readablility, free of pen and highlighter marks; pp 112; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1883. Authorized Edition. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with gold print; Boards in marbled paper and green cloth, spine faded, mild bump to front top edge, slight tear in hinge cloth at bottom of front spine; Textblock has slight spotting on edges, smudging and vendor stamp on series title page, stains to top of rear endpapers, mild spotting to endpapers and few pages; Contains "Advertisement to the Second American Edition"; 391 pages, frontispiece (port.).
Columbus: Press of F.J. Heer, 1901. Octavo; pp 151; G-/no-DJ; light red spine with gilt text; cloth shows moderately sunned exterior; light soiling to edges; minor wear to edges; text block shows slightly age toned exterior edges; interior has slight toning; frontispiece loosed from binding, but still present; illustrations and maps.
London, Sydney, Auckland, Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton, 1979. Octavo; pp 665; G/G; blue/white pictorial spine with purple and white text; dust jacket has modest wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; light toning to flaps; price clipped front flap; cloth shows slight dings to edges; exterior clean; strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior; some stamped text to ffep and title page; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1925. Octavo; G+ Hardcover; Brown spine with Black text on Off White spine label; Boards strong, bumping to corners, some edgewear, moderate shelfwear, otherwise clean; Textblock has previous owner's name in pen on front endpaper, foxing along edges, brown stains on page 9 and title page of part 1, otherwise clean; 266 pp.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1926. Octavo; good-;poor; dj, sunned white spine with blue text; dj, shelf worn, with many open and closed tears; age-toned; HB, sunned blue cloth spine with gold text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; age-toned at the spine and all edges; head-edge of spine is torn; endpapers, age-toned; text block, clean; edges toned, with some spotting; 22 illustrations of scenes in India, Burma, Malaya, the Pacific & America; 291 pages, plus advertising pages.
Delhi: Mittal Publications, 1983. First Indian Reprint. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Cream spine with red text; Moderate shelf wear to covers, chipping and fraying along dj sides, edges and at spine tail and head, creasing to corners; Moderate age and wear to boards which are strong, light bumping, minor blemishes along sides, corners and edges of boards, toning marks to front free end pages; Binding slightly cocked; Toning along text block exterior, Text block clean; 453 pp.
New Delhi: Mittal Publications, 1989. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Cream spine with red text; Minor shelf wear to covers, chipping and fraying along dj sides and edges, creasing to corners; Moderate age and wear to boards which are strong, light bumping to corners; Binding slightly cocked; Toning along text block exterior, Text block clean; 249 pp.
Delhi: Mittal Publications, 1983. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Cream spine with red text; Moderate shelf wear to covers, chipping and fraying along dj sides, edges, creasing to corners; Moderate age and wear to boards which are strong, blemishes along surfaces,creasing to corners; Binding slightly cocked, map insert; Toning along text block exterior, Text block clean; 461 pp.
Delhi: Mittal Publications, 1983. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Cream spine with red text; Moderate shelf wear to covers, chipping and fraying along dj sides, edges and at spine tail and head, creasing to corners; Moderate age and wear to boards which are strong, light bumping, minor blemishes along sides, corners and edges of boards, creasing to spine head, toning marks to front free end pages, minor moisture creasing to rear pages; Binding slightly cocked; Toning along text block exterior, Text block clean; 468 pp.
New York: Random House, 1949. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; red and black spine with tan text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, significant chipping and tearing around edges (all tears smaller than one inch); boards are strong, slight rubbing around edges; textblock has age toning, name written on front pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 217.
Paris: Nagel Publishers, 1949. 12mo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, bump to front lower edge, rubbing to rear, mild shelfwear; Text block is clean and tight, ribbon marker is frayed, significant age-toning to paper; "Nagel's Italy"-- cover title; liv, 515, xlviii pages, illustrated, maps (color, folded). NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box, in Netdesk office.
New York: Thames & Hudson, Inc., 2004. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 222; VG/G; blue spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; light rubbing to edges; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block is clean; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Thames and Hudson, 1998. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG/VG; Spine is red with white text; DJ has general shelf wear, design is clear, minor scratches and marks; Boards have edge wear, light bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear, faint age-toning, binding is strong; pp 224; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1928. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is tan and light green, with brown text, age-toned and sunned; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, some open and closed tears, age-toning, design is clear, Brodart cover; Boards have general shelf wear, light rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 395.