Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1900. Octavo; G-; hardcover; bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering; both volumes' boards have general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, fraying on spine edges, rubbing on hinges, stickers on spines, spines sun toned, visible separation in interiors, interiors age toned, ex-library indented text on spine, ex-library plates on front pastedowns, soiling and stamps on front end papers; both volumes' text blocks age toned, gutter occasionally visible, ex-library stamp on title pages, penciling on copyright pages, occasional ex-library within text bodies, occasional soiling; volume 1 boards have open tears on fore corners, open tears on rear hinge; volume 1 text block has folding on xxiii through xxxii; volume 2 boards have soiling on front, foxing in front interior; volume 2 text block has pen on exterior tail edge; 2 volumes.
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1965. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with blue text; jacket has age toning, chipping and small tears around edges; boards are strong, sunning around edges, bumping along tail edges; textblock has age toning, edgewear, name stamped on front endpaper, underlining in pencil on a few pages, otherwise clean; pp 585.
New Jersey: Catbird Press, 1990. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; Spine is light blue with black text; DJ has general edgewear, design is clear, Boards have edge wear, light bumping to corners and head/tail of spine, design is clear, joints and hinges are strong; Textblock has general signs of handling, label on front free-end paper showing that it is ex-libris, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 407; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
London: Oxford University Press, 1964. Reprinted First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; both spines blue w/gold txt, very little signs of wear save creasing; boards firm & clean; binding is strong, both vol. have slight separation from head band, otherwise very good cond.; pages have very little wear or aging, both vol. have prev owner signature on free front pg., Vol. 1 has stamps as well, otherwise both are in exceptional cond. Vol. 1: 431pp; Vol.2: 509pp.
New York: Philosophical Library, 1950. Octavo; G Hardcover w/ Fair Dustjacket; Brown and Red spine with Red and Off White text; Dustjacket has open tear along tail edge of spine, small open tear at bottom corner of front cover, small open tear along head edge of spine, small closed tear along head edge of rear cover, open tear along spine, browning to spine and both covers; Boards strong, bumping and rubbing to corners, some edgewear, some shelfwear, otherwise clean; Textblock has split hinge at title page, foxing along edges and pages 56 and 57, otherwise clean; 282 pp.
New York: John Wanamaker. Eliot, George (author); Edited by Adam Bede. Published by John Wanamaker with no publishing date present. Octavo in beige letter with moire; VG; spine with burgundy band and gold gilt; rebound in leather with moderate shelf wear; page 454 inscribed in blue ink; text in fine print clean; edges dusty; contains six books of essays; app. 600 pages; shelved in Essays section.
Camden, NJ: The Haddon Craftsmen, 1939. Limited Edition. 1100 Copies. Limited Edition; VG/no-DJ (has Slip Case); Light Grey/blue spine with silver text. Slip Case has general shelfwear, tears on both head and tail, edgewear, scratch marks, otherwise strong; Boards have age toning limited to spine, light signs of foxing on front, apart from that, clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock clean, deckled edges, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 90.
New York: W.W. Norton, 1991. FIrst Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; green spine with white/yellow text; DJ has light rubbing on the front and back, light age toning, otherwise little to no wear; Boards have bumping on the head and tail of spine, light age toning to interior boards, otherwise strong; Textblock and interior pages have light age toning; 331pp.; inscribed on title page.
Portsmouth: T.H. Miller, 1826. Second American Edition. 10mo; pp ; Fair/no-DJ; tan spine without text; chipped spine; staining to front fore edge; rubbing wear to exterior; rubbed edges; handwritten text to front; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; deckled edges; interior lightly toned; slightly shaken spine; some foxing throughout, mostly toward edges.
London: Henry Colburn, 1827. Extra-Illustrated Edition. Octavos, 9 volumes; VG; bound in half blue calf with blue cloth boards, paneled spines with gilt lettering and titling; top edge of text blocks gilt; marbled endpapers; unsigned binding; all volumes have very mild wear, primarily to corners, mild cracking to some hinges; volume 3 has a small hole in the head of the spine; extra illustrated with 650 portraits and 70 views; inlaid pages; with separate title page for the nine volumes in addition to the inlaid title pages; mild scattered foxing; scarce; Shelved above Middle East.
Boston: Nathan Hale; and Allen & Ticknor, 1834. Booklet [6x8]; pp 104; Fair; blue spine without text; missing covers; text block shows noticeable foxing to first and last pages and exterior edges; some foxing toward edges of interior; tape mends to page 104; chips to few last pages at edges, as is; ex-library text stamped to title page;.
New York: Charles Scribner & Co., 1870. Revised and enlarged edition. Octavo. Fair+ with no dust jacket. Brown spine with gold lettering. Uneven sun-fading to covers. Ex-library copy, library markings to the spine. Library markings to title page and rear pastedown. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to end papers and occasionally throughout text. Age-toning to book block edges. 627pp.
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1879. Second edition. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Beige spine with gold text; Boards have heavy sunned spine and exterior edges, some minor wear at corners, otherwise panels are strong; Text block has slightly age toned exterior edges, previous owner's book plate on front pastedown, cracking between front & rear end papers and pastedowns, other writings on verso of front end paper; pp 553.
Boston: Lilly, Wait, Colman, and Holden, 1833. First. 12mo; Fair/no-DJ; Light brown spine w/o text; Leather bound boards with rubbing and worn exterior, 0.5 inch peeled areas at head & tail edges of spine, worn veritical spine edges, otherwise intact; Text block has moderately age toned exterior edges with slight foxing throughout, cracking at pp 216-17 at binding, writing on title page & pastedown, sticker on front pastedown; pp 408.
Conway, AR: University of Central Arkansas Press, 1988. US Printing. thin 8vo. VG/VG-. DJ spine is black, with pale yellow uppercase between head and tail characters in white. edgewear moderate, tiny closed tears, cuts and chips along the jacket perimeter. slim black clothbound HB, stamped in gilt on spine and boards as striking blackest black. skimmed textblock interior clear, slim ivory edges all sides. scarce. 136 pp. ISBN# 094443603X.
London: Edward Arnold, 1972. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; pink spine, green and white text; dust jacket has minor shelfwear, some edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, spine sun toned, light soiling on front interior flap, slight age toning in interior, price cut; boards strong, rubbing on fore corners and spine head edge, minor bumping on rear fore corners, penciling in rear interior; text block slightly age toned, minor soiling on exterior fore edge, guttering visible next to first and last pages; 409pp.
London: John Murray, 1823. 8vo; G+ hardcover without dust jacket; brown spine with faded black text; boards are extremely age-toned with marks, rubbing and horizontal lines; front gutter is partially damaged bvut boards are in tact; paste downs, end papers, title page have wrinkles and foxing; edges are strongly discolored and deckled but pages with limited stains are clean and legible;325p.
n.p. The Lakeside Press, 1905. 12mo; unpaginated; G/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt decoraton; double gilt border to boards; dark green boards; full leather binding; noticeable wear to joints; rubbed corners; light wear to exterior; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; gilt scroll to pastedown edges; marbled endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; slight writing to second endpaper; top edge gilt; some illustrations with tissue guards; interior lightly toned.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815. Octavo; VG- condition hardcovers; dark red spine with gilt text; marbled boards; 6 volumes; slightly sunned spines; cloths show lightly bumped corners; text blocks have top edges gilt; deckled edges otherwise; slight toning to exterior edges; light foxing to first and last few pages; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders; Shelved in aisle 7.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1929. First edition. Large Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Blue spine with gold text; Boards have sunned & cocked spine, with slightly age toned fore edges and lightly rubbed exterior panels; Text block has age toning along exterior edges with unmarked pages; Front pastedown has previous owner's book plate, name; pp 254.
Baltimore: N. Hickman, 1835. Reprinted. 16mo; pp 304; Fair/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; cloth has chipped head spine edge; sunned exterior; rubbing to edges; moderate wear to corners; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edge; previous owner's name to ffep; ex-library stamped text to pastedowns; interior has slight toning; frontispiece.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1904. Connoisseur's Federal Edition, #243/1000. Octavos, 12 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 burgundy leather, marbled boards, paneled spines with gilt lettering; marbled endpapers; mild wear and rubbing, wear to hinges, some sun-fading to spines; small oval bookplate to front pastedowns; top edges of text blocks gilt; "Federal Edition limited to 1,000 signed and numbered sets. The Connoisseur's Federal Edition of the Writings of Benjamin Franklin is Limited to four hundred signed and numbered sets, of which this is number 243"; heavy, please contact for shipping; shelved above religion.
London: Phaidon Press, 1967. Quarto; VG; Hardcover; Turquoise and black labelled spine with copper text; dust jacket is missing; Boards are minimally faded to the spine and top exterior edge, also boards have minor smudges and scratches;Text block has few wrinkles to the front free end- paper and considerable foxing to the top and fore edges and limited pages otherwise clean; 421p. Oversized book.Additional shipping and handling needed for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping may not be available. Contact seller for details.
London: Phaidon Press, 1967. Quarto; pp 284; G/G-; ivory spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows slight sun darkening towards edges; minor chips to edges; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; light sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; arts - History; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Philadelphia: Ishi Publications, 1983. Octavo; pp 353; G/G; ivory spine with black and red text; dust jacket has slight toning toward edges; minor chips to edges; cloth shows little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has mild foxing to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; slightly cocked spine; inscribed by author to former Senator Harris Wofford;.
New York: Summit Books, 1988. First Edition. Small Octavo; pp 298; VG/VG; black spine with black and red text to yellow strip; includes review slip and photograph; dust jacket shows rubbing to exterior; some minor chips to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
East Aurora, NY: The Roycrofters, 1943. Octavo; good/none; sunned gold spine with black text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; age-toned; binding, slightly shaken; minimal pencil markings in the margins of text block; text block, toning starts; former owner's name, FFEP; 573pp. An anti-tobacco publication.
Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1968. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; missing dust jacket; Cloth is slightly sunned on exterior, mostly on spine with light stain on front and minor wear at corners, but otherwise strong and intact; Text block shows slight wear on exterior edges and previous owner's name on ffep, but otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 545.
London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1934. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; brownish-orange spine with gold text; cover has rubbing, cornerwear; textblock has age toning, edgewear, ex library materials on front pastedown and endpaper, stamps on title page, copyright page and page 7, otherwise clean; pp 452; The Citizen of the World and The Bee first published separately in 1762 and 1795, respectively.
New York: Derby and Jackson, 1859. Four octavos in quarter leather and three-quarter marbled boards, all volumes VG-/No DJ: shelfwear and edgewear, bumping to head and tail of spine and corners fo boards, some superficial scratches to exterior, some chipping to heads of spines, previous owner's bookplate affixed to ffep in all four volumes, previous owner's name written in ink on first black free endpaper, minor foxing--primarily to endpapers--with light sporadic foxing to body of books, minor sunning to spines, light age-toning. Bindings intact and text clean in all four volumes. Full title reads "The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith. Including a Variety of Pieces Now First Collected. By James Prior, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries; Member of the Royal Irish Academy; Author of the Life of Goldsmith, Life of Burke, etc. etc. In Four Volumes." Endpapers and edges of text block marbled. A handsome set. [Spines are leather with five raised bands and gilt text. Shelved above plays/foreign languages].
New York: Philipp Feldheim, Inc., 1974. Octavo; pp 215; G/G-; blue/ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows some soiling to exterior edges; light ink to front flap; marker mark to ffep; interior clean; English and Hebrew texts.
London: The Limited Editions Club, 1970. Large Octavo; pp 302; VG/no-DJ; dark tan spine with gilt text to label; slipcase shows slight soiling to exterior; intact panels; original publisher's cloth has light exterior wear; mild wear to edges; text block has little wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; very good condition;.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1897. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine khaki w/gold txt, gold embossed hearts running down spine; creasing at joints, slight cocking of spine, some staining on front, minor shelf wear; boards are firm and clean; binding loose at hinges, separation at head band but still viable; pages have discoloration due to aging, as well as chipping as evidenced at txt block from wear, otherwise in very good condition given age and exposure. 341pp.
London: Collins, 1968. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG-; Spine is blue with black and white text; DJ has shelf wear, rubbing along edges and corners, some sunning and stains, design is clear; Boards have general edge wear, light bumping to corners joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, binding is strong, age-toning, light pen on front free-end paper, content is clear; pp 448; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Paris: Privately printed, 1922. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Forest green spine with faded gold text/title; boards are mostly clean but scattered fading; slightly bumped corners of boards; binding is strong; pencil marking on front pastedown; moisture exposure staining on the hinge area in the middle and bottom of front pastedown and front free end page; textblock is age-toned but clean. 336.
New York/London: Coward-McCann/MacDonald, 1950. Octavo; VG/VG-; Red spine with gilded text. DJ is clear with yellow and blue text on front, closed tear on spine head, small open tear on front corner; Boards have general shelf wear, minor staining on front and rear edges, light rubbing to edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp, bright gilded text on spine; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 363.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1923. 12mo; pp 339; VG-/G; gray spine with black text; cloth has small chips to corners; chipped spine head edge; slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; mylar wraps; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; slight cracking to front gutter; deckled fore edge; interior shows light toning toward edges.