Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1972. Second Printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; spine mustard w/black txt, creasing at joints, some scuffing & minor wear; cvr firm & clean; binding strong; pages have very little wear, minor aging, author signature and inscription on free frnt & title pages, exquisite cond. 95pp.
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A.S. Irving: Toronto, 1871. 12mo; pp 224; G- hardcover; green spine with gilt text; original publisher's cloth has blind-stamped design and borders; some rubbing wear to exterior; small stain to front boards; small chips to edges; mylar wraps; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; cracked front gutter; some slight scratches to endpapers;.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1905. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; green spine with dark green text; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; illustrated paper label to front; decorative scroll border to front; three small brown spots to front; mylar wraps; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated with tissue guards; very good binding; pp .
New London, CT: Pliny LeRoy Harwood and Rowena Mossette Harwood, 1933. Limited edition; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thin gray fabric spine with black text. Boards have age toned, rubbing on edges, dark stains on rear, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock is age toned, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting, limited edition page is signed by both authors; pp 163.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1951. Second Printing. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering; both volumes' boards have general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, erased penciling on front end papers; both volumes' text blocks age toned, occasional soiling, light soiling on exterior edges; volumes 1 text block has occasional penciling near front; volume 2 boards have bumping on rear head edge; 2 volumes.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1941. Thick Octavo; pp 670; G/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows some age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; previous owner's label and name to ffep, as is; previous bookshop's sticker to ffep; frontispiece; cracking to rear gutter.
London and New York: John Lane, 1908. 12mo; pp 316; G-/no-DJ; dark brown spine with gilt text; cloth shows some rubbing wear to exterior; light rubbing to corners; blind-stamped decorations to front and spine lightly bumped corners; strong boards; text block has slight darkening to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; slight offset to ffep; interior lightly toned; previous owner's bookplate to verso of frontispiece; some slight foxing to few pages; illustrated.
Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1871. First Edition. thin 12mo., 23pp.; VG; original printed orange paper wrapper; housed in a quarter morocco slipcase with chemise; in excellent condition; John Hay's first book with was preceded by some broadsides only. A career diplomat, he served early on as Lincoln's Secretary during the Civil War, and proceeded to become Secretary of State under McKinley; GP consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1957. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, dark blue with gold print; Boards in dark blue cloth with gold print, mildly cocked spine, slight wear to spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front pastedown, number stamp to front flyleaf, ink notation throughout; viii, 1068 pages.
Orono: National Poetry Foundation, University of Maine, 1993. Octavo; G-; Paperback; Spine, blue with black print; Cover has creasing to spine and rear, curling to corners, slight peeling to plastic overlay, mild edgewear, vendor label on rear; Text block has mild spotting to edges, yellow highlighting throughout; 511 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates).
Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1858. New Edition. Large Octavo, 691 pages; VG; bound in brown leather, blind-stamped motif to boards, paneled spine with gilt lettering; blind-roll to board edges; marbled boards; all edges of text block gilt; frontispiece and engraved title page; numerous illustrations throughout; mild foxing throughout; shelved front case.
New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1927. First. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Blue spine with gold text; Boards strong, generally clean, indentation at front cover tail corner, rubbing at both ends of spine, dampstaining on front cover, spine lettering and front cover illustration gilt faded with age; Textblock darkened with age, generally clean, strong musty odor, spine cocked, name of previous owner inscribed on front free endpaper, light penciled underlining in text, Errata statement pasted in before Forward, previous owner's notations inscribed on back pastedown; pp 352.
Vermont: Edward Smith, 1833. Sold as is. 12 mo. 2 volumes. Poor condition for Volume I and Very Poor condition for Volume II/no DJ. Covers have tears around the joints and hinges. Completely detached for volume 2 from the joint; boards are softer and show significant signs of aging; folded over on the front free end paper; and folded for few pages after that; textblock has scattered foxing throughout all the pages for volumes I and II; pencil markings in the shape of an x on p. 151 and 217 on Volume I. Volume I pp. 293 and Volume 2 pp. 312.
London: Gay and Bird, 1906. First Edition. Octavo, 120 pages; VG; in tan cloth boards, black lettering on spine, black, red, and yellow illustration on front board; gift inscription on ffep; spine slightly cocked, boards slightly bowed; Oliver Herford was a writer, artist, and illustrator whose cartoons and humorous verse appeared in journals such as Life, Woman's Home Companion, Century Magazine, Harper's Weekly, The Masses and Punch; an incredibly scarce book; shelved case 0.
Berlin: Euphorian Verlag, 1923. Limited Edition, #52/100. Folio, unpaginated; G+; bound in publisher's vellum, blue lettering on cover and spine; mild soiling to boards, moderate bowing; interior clean; Binding signed by Euphorion Einband in Berlin on rear pastedown; slight offsetting to front endpapers from vellum; text in German; shelved case 11.
Londini [London]: typis Jac. Bettenham, 1742. 8vo., 15pp., 319 pp., 11pp. index; VG; leather-bound brown boards, five-paneled maroon spine, gilt lettering to black paper title label; rebacked with new spine and previous boards; moderate shelfwear (e.g., scuffing to boards, rubbing and fraying to edges of boards, bumping and fraying to corners); top-edge of text-block dark, fore- and bottom-edges speckled red, age-toning to text-block; age-toning and chipping/tearing to margins of original endpapers; interior clean; text in Greek and Latin, in parallel columns, with title page in Latin; shelved Case 4.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1939. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; spine blue with gilt lettering; boards strong, clean, dampstain on back top edge near the spine head, small dampstains (smaller than dimes), spine head and tail worn through to board, comers slightly bumped; textblock clean, minor agetoning, back hinge about half cracked (top), several pages dogeared, free of highlighting/underlining. pp 269.
Oxford: Oxford University Press; Clarendon Press, 1970. First Edition [OXFORD LIBRARY OF EAST ASIAN LITERATURE]. 8vo., 314 pp., VG/VG; overall mild wear to DJ, "£3.25p net / 65s. net / UK only" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; navy blue cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: overall mild wear to boards, sharp edges to joints, interior clean; contains tipped-in addition by the publisher titled "Corrigenda to The Poems of Li Ho"; shelved Case 0.
Amsterdam: Broer Jansz, 1635. First Edition. Small Quarto, , 382 pages; G; bound in contemporary worn calf, rebacked with brown calf, black label with gilt lettering; lacking pages 383-400; with 18 out of 19 emblems and 2 other plates of symbolic character; with engraved title page; first 6 pages with repair to gutter; names written to front pastedown; scarce; shelved case 0.
New York: D. Mallory, 1825. 32mo; 2 volumes; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown leather, worn corners and tattered spine caps, hinges worn and tearing (vol.1), creasing and chipping to spines, small surface tears; Text blocks have spotting to edges, foxing and age-toning to paper; "Consisting of: The Queen's Wake; The Pilgrims of the Sun; Mador of the Moor; &c., including all his celebrated national, pathetic, humorous and love songs"-- title page; 2 volumes (xii, 263, 266 pages). NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 5, in Netdesk office.
London, New York & Montreal: The Abbey Press, Publishers, 1901. Small Octavo; G/no-DJ; Dark green spine with yellow text; Boards have moderate shelf wear such as fraying spine edges, bumped corners, lightly rubbed edges and light staining on front; Text block has darkened due to age with deckled fore edge and unmarked pages; missing front end papers; pp 375.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Company, 1887. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Dark yellow spine with brown text; Boards have rubbed exterior and corners, slight moisture stains and general shelfwear; Textblock is age toned with foxing on various pages throughout; Front free endpaper has pencil markings, another front free endpaper has been torn out; pp 357.
Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin & co., 1894. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with gold print; Boards quarter bound with white cloth to spine and grey illustrated cloth to boards, mild wear to corners and spine caps, smudging/shelfwear, toning to spine; Text block has gilt top edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; unnumbered leaves, frontispiece, illustrated.
Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1893. Limited Edition. Octavo; VG-; Full vellum covers, with gilt lettering; Silk bookmark and silk ties; Some bowing to covers; Foxing to edges of text block as well as on first/last pages of the text; Wear along edges, some scuffing; Interior clean and free of marking; Upper edge gilt, fore edge deckle cut; Previous owner's bookplate. From a limited edition of 250, this copy is unnumbered. Shelve: Case 0.
California: University of California Press, 1974. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/No-DJ; Spine is light brown with gold and black text; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to corners, light age-toning, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 236.
London: E. Moxon, Son, and Co., 1878. Folio; pp 63; Fair/paperback; light brown spine without text; missing exterior layer to spine; stiff black front board; missing rear board; some scruffing wear to exterior; light tape residue to front; small chips to edges; text block has broken hinges; all edges gilt; some light foxing to most pages throughout; frontispiece with tissue guard; illustrated;.
Alhambra: John G. Braun, 1968. Quarto; G+/no-DJ; Orange spine with black text; Boards have slight shelfwear, lightly rubbed corners, covered in plastic; Textblock is age toned, 1 brown stain on fore edge exterior and 1 brown smudge on head edge exterior, mark at the bottom of back free endpaper; pp 158.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. Octavo; Reprinted 2002; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with blue print; Boards in green paper with blue print, slight shelfwear, clean and strong; Text block has remainder mark on bottom edge, missing front flyleaf, owner stamp on half-title page, slight amount of pencil annotation; xxxviii, 473 pages.
London: Doig and Sterling and Peter Griffin, 1815. Octavo; pp 859; G-; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; rebound; cloth has slight wear to exterior, due to handling; mild sunning to spine; slightly splayed boards; minor wear to edges and corners; text block shows age toned exterior edges; marbled endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; some foxing to frontispiece and title page; interior shows moderate age toning; good binding;.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1940. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; brown spine with tan text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, spotting on back, edgewear, price clipped; boards are strong, slight rubbing along tail edges; textblock has edgewear, minor spotting on front pastedown, date written in pen on front endpaper, newspaper article taped to page 252, staining from article on page 253, otherwise clean; pp 264.
West Kingston: Donald M. Grant, 1972. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has light edgewear, toning to spine, top edge, and flap folds; Boards in red cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 109 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w drawings).
Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 55 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected by mylar cover; some scuffing to the dust jacket, which has left visible marks; price unclipped '$3.00'; minor staining to the paste down and ffep from binders glue; small tear to the lower forecorner on page 30-31, shelved below front desk.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1957. First Edition, First State. thin 8vo., 86 pp., VG/VG; DJ black with white illustration, white lettering to spine; mild wear to covers, particularly to back cover; very mild rubbing to edges of DJ; mild foxing to margins of back flap; price uncut "$3.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine faded), text legible; text to spine reads from head to tail of spine as done in Europe, indicating a First State; bumping/rubbing to head and tail of spine; rubbing/mild foxing to edges and corners of boards, mild rubbing to boards; mild age-toning/foxing to text-block; aged paste staining to endpapers; INSCRIBED by Lord to ffep; interior clean; Howard's second book published by Arkham House as a limiting printing of 536, with 436 First State copies and 100 Second State copies; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Paris: Aubier, Editions Montaigne, 1943. Edition revue et corrigee. Octavo; “Edition revue et corrigee”; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in red leather, spine is torn (separated) along rear hinge and most of front hinge, wear to corners, surface tears to spine caps, wear to bottom edge, slight spotting and shelfwear to boards; Text block has marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker, tanning to endpapers, ink annotations to title page, light amount of pencil annotations within; German with French translation on facing pages; 480 pages.
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh, 1979. Octavo; G+/G; Ex-library; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white and grey with black print; DJ has slight tears at top of spine, light edgewear, light toning to spine; Boards in brown cloth with red print, clean and strong; Text block has library stamps on front flyleaf and title page verso, else clean and tight; 57 pages.
Key West, FL: Danne Hughes, 1994. Large 12mo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Thin purple spine with rose gold lines and no text: Covers are very clean with minimal shelfwear, price sticker on back, gold sticker on front stating "Fallout Literary Award Winner": Textblock exterior is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: ISSN- 10767835: 40 pp.
Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1919. First thus. Thin octavo. Good with no DJ. Blue spine with red lettering. Rubbing to the top of the rear cover. Binding slightly loose. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author to the front free end paper. Includes advertising flyer for the book. Text pages clean and legible. 127pp.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1964. Octavo; G- Hardcover; Red spine with Gold text; Boards strong, slight cocking to spine, some edgewear, some shelfwear, bumping and rubbing to corners, slight fraying to spine edges; Textblock has age toning, brown marks on last 2 pages, library card folder on rear endpaper, library card attached to rear pastedown, writing in pencil on title page, writing in pen on copyright page, wrinkling/creasing to rear endpaper, brown marks along fore edge; 127 pp.