New York: G.P. Putnam & Son, 1870. Octavo; pp 224; G-/no-DJ; dark brown spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; gilt borders and decorative gilt illustrations to front and rear; leather front board is detaching, as is; heavy wear to joints and fore edges; moderate rubbing to head and tail edges; chipped spine edges; slight sunning to spine and head edge; gilt scroll turn in to edges; text block have marbled endpapers; all edges gilt; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; frontispiece with light offset to tissue guard; illustrated; interior clean.
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Newburyport: Charles Whipple, 1831. 18mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in marbled paper with leather spine and corners, worn corners, edges, hinges, spine caps, spine tail tattered, shelfwear, small surface tear to front fore edge; Text block has penciled name on front flyleaf, foxing to edges and endpapers, mild foxing within text, small tear to frontispiece bottom edge, frontispiece protective tissue torn out; 180 pages, frontispiece.
San Francisco: City Lights, 1973. First City Lights Edition. Octavo; VG; Softcover in black and white; Book is SIGNED by Bukowski on the title page; First City Lights edition. This book, a collection of essays and articles by Bukowski were taken from the Open City newspaper and originally published as a single volume by Essex House. This edition published in 1973. Some wear to the edges, light creases to the wraps, some age toning to spine. Signature is bold; Shelved case 2.
Berkeley: University of California, 1968. Second Printing. Octavo; VG; softcover; white spine, black and blue lettering; covers age toned, general shelfwear, general edgewear, general light soiling, marker on front, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, open tearing on rear, spine age toned, penciling on rear interior; text block age toned, stamp on halt title page, foxing on exterior head edge; 514pp.
Philadelphia: John B. Austin, 1809. First Edition. First U.S. Edition. 12mo; Fair/no-DJ hardcover; Brown spine with gold text; Boards show strong wear, front board loosely attached to spine, moderate rubbing to corners/surface rubbing, stain on edge of rear board; Textblock heavily age-toned, strong staining to several pages/pasteboards, blank page in middle section with writing; 152pp.
n.p. The Final Academy, 1982. Booklet [9xll]; pp 57; G-/paperback; magazine format; black/white covers show some rubbing wear; illustrated covers with text in black; lightly creased corners; few soiling stains to rear cover, as is; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; illustrated with many black and white photographs; intact binding;.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG. solid dark red DJ spine with ivory and gray titling. illustrated jacket front, some rubbing and minor imrpessions to panels, with negligible edgewear. red clothbound HB with stamped gold titling, adjacent red paperboards, sharply cornered, with matching red endpapers. ivory textblock, contents clear and exterior mark-free. trim shape, like new HB. 196 pp. ISBN# 0674004515.
London: Oxford University Press, 1969. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 263; G/G; light orange/beige spine with black text; dust jacket shows lightly soiled exterior; sunning to spine; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; some foxing to exterior head edge; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; light ink to rear endpaper;.
Boston: Brown and Taggard, 1860. 10mo; G/no-DJ; reddish brown spines with gilt text; 4 volumes; blind-stamped borders to boards; cloths have moderately sunned exterior; some rubbing wear to edges; bumped corners; strong boards; text blocks have darkening exterior edges; some toning to interior; brown stain to p 143 of vol. 1; slight cracking to gutters; frontispiece to vol. 1 with tissue guards; light offsetting to title page from frontispiece.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1907. 12mo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown without print; Boards in brown leather with gold print, wear to corners, edged, spine tears; Text block detached from spine, revealing binding, intermittent spine breaks, tanning to endpapers; “1st in publisher’s special binding”— written on front flyleaf; 30 pages.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1936. First Edition. Octavo; VG in VG- Slipcase and jacket; Tan spine with black lettering; Blue cloth boards with gilt design and lettering; Slipcase shows wear and some light discoloration, mostly at the edges; Jacket is toned and has some small tears and chipping on the edges, mostly at the corners and spine; Book is in excellent shape with some minor edgewear. Upper edge gilt, sewn in bookmark. toning to the text block; Previous owners bookplate on front paste down; Book has been signed by Cather and is number 169 of a limited edition of 333. Shelf in Case 2. Consigned.
New York: Russell & Russell, 1969. Third Edition. 12mo: VG/no-DJ hardback: Dark blue spines with gold text: 2 volume set, volume 1 contains the first and second volumes of the 1773 third edition, volume 2 contains the third and fourth volumes of the 1773 third edition: Boards are strong and clean, light rubbing mainly to head and tail of spine and corners, binding is tight: Textblock exteriors have darkened slightly with age but pages are clean and unmarked: Unpaginated.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1961. Octavo; pp 313; G/Fair; ivory spine with blue and pink text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; some soiling to exterior; some chips to edges; cloth has some brown spotting to exterior; slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edges; interior clean.
New York: Robert Carter * Brothers, 1856. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown leather with gold print on black banner, raised bands; Boards quarter bound with spine and corners in brown leather and boards in marbled paper, wear to corners, spine caps, and spine, else clean and strong; Text block has marbled edges matching paper on boards, tanning to endpapers else clean and tight; “Chalmers’ Miscellanies”— at head of title; “Chalmers’ Select Works, 1”— spine; xxiv, 544 pages.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1930. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/No-DJ; Spine is light sunned blue with black text; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, some scratches and marks, content is clear; pp 208.
The University of North Carolina Press, 1930. first limited edition (112 copies). octavo in burgundy cloth hard covers with ivory spine; VG; burgundy frame with gold letters on spine; spine discolored and soiled; covers with minimal shelf wear; very thick paper slightly faded and clean text; deckled edges dusty; pp. 253; contains historical information from the 1600s; shelved in Essays section.
New York: Boni and Liveright, 1917. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has owner stamp on front pastedown, taped tear to front flyleaf top edge, creasing to fore edge of front endpapers, penciled notations on rear flyleaf, notation in blue pencil throughout, intermittent spine breaks; 216 pages.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1910. First Edition. 10mo; pp 367; G/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; some rubbing to corners, lightly bumped corners; text block has age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; cracking to gutters; slightly cocked spine; light writing and underlining throughout; photograph tipped in to verso of ffep.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1927. 10mo; pp 173; G/G-; yellowish orange spine with brown text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; lightly sunned spine; blue cloth has light smudges to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; light wear toward edges; deckled edges;.
New York: Hodder and Stoughton, 1909. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 414 pages; G+; bound in publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to spine; chipping to head and tail of spine; age-toning to pages; like the British first edition, the American has a fragile binding; 'The Constitutional Menace' on pages 405-414 has had the paragraphs numbered in pen; 1 of 465 copies; RB consignment; shelved case 5.
Lutetiæ [Paris]: Apud Bernardum Turrisanum, sub Aldina Bibliotheca, via Iacobæa, 1565. Folios; VG; bound in early full brown leather, paneled spines with gilt tooling and lettering; volume 1 rebacked with previous spine preserved; volume 2 has cracking to hinges, chipping to tail of spine, large chip missing to head of spine; ex-library bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1; Aldine dolphin-and-anchor device on title-pages; Large capital initials, decorated initials; scattered and sparse marginalia; At foot of title-page: Cum priuilegio Regis; several mispaginations; Parts 2-4 have seperate title pages: Tomvs secvndus (tertivs, qvartvs)--Operum M. Tullii Ciceronis; Part 1 dated 1566.; Part 1 contains the rhetorical works, Part 2, the orations, Part 3, the epistles Part 4, the philosophical works. Part 1 includes additions and corrections to parts 2-4.; Latin text, with some Greek words; consignment; shelved case 4.
Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 1987. Octavo; pp 271; VG-/G; beige spine with black text; odd volume; dust jacket has light soiling to exterior; slight sun darkening to spine; red cloth clean; strong boards; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges; illustrated; slight toning toward page edges; tight binding;.
London: Oxford University Press, 1969. Octavo; pp 316; G/G-; dark beige spine with red and blue text; dust jacket shows moderate soiling to exterior; some minor chips to corners; cloth has moderate wear to exteriors; slightly splayed boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, Inc., 1946. first printing. Octavo; G+/G; Purple, gray, beige & blue spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has moderately sunned spine with white smudge on front near tail fore edge, rear exterior has few light stains and some slight age toning and small tears at front head edge as well as other general shelf wear; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with lightly rubbed corners, otherwise panels are clean and strong; Text block shows lightly age toned edges with unmarked pages and tight binding; sticker on front pastedown; pp 497.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1856. First Edition. Octavo, 275 pages; G; fully bound in brown cloth, spine has faded gilt lettering, front and back cover have embossing; binding has moderate wear and chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has a small tear at the top of the spine, has bumping and fraying on the fore edge corners, board cracked along the top corner but still attached, has minor discoloration throughout; pages have minor age toning and minimal detachment in several locations, have occasional pencil markings; shelved front case.
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 1984. Octavo; pp 291; G-/paperback; light blue spine with black and white text; covers have slight rubbing to exterior; crease to spine; lightly sunned spine; slight stain to rear; intact panels; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; marker mark inside front cover; frontispiece; defect to gutter at pp 66-67; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Edwin C. Hill, 1910. Emerson Edition; Octavo; G+ Hardcovers; 25/1050 limited edition; Half leather binding with marble boards; Dark red spine with gold text; The 10 vols. are in uniform condition; Boards have age -tone with rubbing to the corners and edges, boards also have minor marks and slight chippings to the edges, front board of vol.2 is separated yet present, leather spine label of vol.1 detached yet inside volume, hinge of vol.8 repaired by binder's tape; Text blocks are age-toned with deckled edges otherwise clean; 278p. (Vol.1); 256p. ( Vol.2); 265p. (Vol.3); 283p.(Vol.4) 260p. 290p. ( Vol.5); (Vol.6); 245p.(Vol.7); 234p.( Vol.8); 269p. (Vol.9); 313p. ( Vol.10) Oversized listing. Please contact seller for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions.
Madras: B.G. Paul & Co., Publishers, 1935. 12mo; pp 199; Fair; dark beige spine with gray text; no jacket; exterior shows modest soiling to panels; minor chips to corners; text block has light age toning to exterior edges; small tape mend to ffep at fore edge; interior lightly toned; light pencil to page 84;.
Copenhagen: Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Moesgard Museum, 1999. Large Octavo; pp 181; G/paperback; terra cotta rust spine with ivory and black text; covers have lightly sunned exterior; moderate rubbing to exterior; some wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1881. Octavo; G/no-DJ; 3/4 bound burgundy leather spines with gilt text and decorations to spines; marbled boards; 4 volumes: vol. 1, Poetical Works, Dramas, The Vicar of Wakefield, pp 487; vol. 2, Inquiry into the Present State of Polite Learning the Citizen of the World, pp 521; vol. 3, The Bee, Essays, Unacknowledged Essays, Prefaces, Introductions, Etc., pp 502; vol. 4, Biographies, Reviews, Animated Nature, Cock Lane Ghost, Vida's Game of Chess, Letters, pp 531;exteriors show rubbed corners and edges; moderate wear to exteriors; text blocks have top edges gilt; slightly age toned fore and tail edges; marbled endpapers; frontispieces with tissue guards; offset to tissue guards; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Wilmington, DE and London: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1974. Facsimile Reprint. Tall Quarto; pp 689; G/no-DJ; beige spine with dark red text; cloth has some soiling to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows moderate wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; good binding; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Vallecito, CA / Harrisonburg, VA: Ross House Books / Sprinkle Publications, 1979. Reprint. Octavo; vg/none; blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; edges spotted; frontispiece photo of the author; 600pp. A facsimile reprint of the original 1897 copyright. Volume IV only.
New York: Sheed and Ward, Inc., 1954. 10mo; pp 271; G/G-; dark beige spine with black and green text; dust jacket shows slight toning toward edges; small smudge to rear; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1966. First Edition. Octavo; pp 230; VG-/G; blue/red spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slightly sunned spine; mild wear to exterior; cloth has lightly sunned spine; exterior quite clean; strong boards; text block shows very light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; tight binding;.
New York: Doubleday Doran & Co., 1929. Octavo; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with tan title label; Boards quarter bound with green cloth to spine and tan paper to boards, wear to corners, edges, spine caps, small stain on front, shelfwear, cocked spine, shaken binding; Text block has spotting to top edge, mild tanning to endpapers, mild age-toning to paper, intermittent spine breaks; 319 pages.
Chico: Scholars Press, 1983. Octavo; VG-; softcover; white spine, red lettering; covers have general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, ex-library sticker on front, soiling on rear, age toning in interior, sticker on rear interior; text block has penciling and light tearing on verso of last page, ex-library stamps on exterior head and tail edges; xvii, 114pp.
London: Oxford University Press, 1952. Octavo; G+; hardcover; bound in grey cloth, gilt lettering; boards bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, removed sticker mark on front spine and rear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on fore corners, tearing on spine head edge, spine sun toned, separation from text block visible in front interior, ex-library plate and sticker on front pastedown, penciling and browning on front end paper, torn paper stuck to front end paper, sticker and penciling on rear pastedown; text block age toned, pages uneven, separation visible after first blank, ex-library stamps and penned text on copyright page, ex-library stamps on last page, ex-library stamp on exterior tail edge; xxix, 137pp.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980. First Edition Thus. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; navy spine with gold text; cover has rubbing, minor edgewear, spine slightly cocked, binding is strong; textblock has water staining on head edge, faint foxing around edges, on front pastedown and front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 142.
London: The Folio Society, 2006. Octavo; Seventh printing; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, cream with black print; Slipcase in purple paper, clean and strong; Boards in cream paper with black print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xxii, 198 pages, frontispiece (color port.), illustrated (b&w plates).
New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Singapore: Scribner: A Lisa Drew Book, 2002. First edition. Octavo. VG- in VG dust jacket. Red and white spine with red and white lettering. SIGNED by the editor on the verso facing the title page. Autograph notification sticker to front DJ panel. Minor shelf-wear to DJ panels. Minor soiling marks at extreme top and bottom edges of the covers. Binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 266pp.