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.
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Boston: Beacon Press, 1967. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is faded orange with white text; DJ has general shelf wear, some small open and closed tears, edge-wear, age-toning, some creasing to edges, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, some rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 436.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1975. Octavo; First Noonday Printing; G; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover is white, illustrated, black print, slight shelfwear, creasing to spine; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, slight amount of pen and pencil annotation (including notes on title page); xxii, 393 pages.
London and New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987. First Edition. Octavo; pp 455; VG-/G+; teal blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; previous owner's pouch to ffep; interior clean.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1959. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. pale brown DJ spine with heavy wear to its ends, whitish where creased and stressed, in patches and along column sides. simple gray/white jacket front, moderate wear to remainder of edges. warm red clothbound HB, head of spine has small scrolled black label, gilt-bordered with tiny titles and tiny gilt publisher just above tail. fep/ffep is toned slightly. the main textblock is a clean light ivory with 4 illustrations on separate plates. smooth ivory outer edges, fair.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1965. US Printing. thick 8vo. VG/ VG-. gently tanned DJ spine, beige with large gray italics for title and publisher. tiny closed cuts and edgewear to the jacket perimeter. clipped front inner flap, neatly over green cloth spine, gold-stamped titling down and upon light green paperboard cover. prior owner name in ink on right fep. textblock clear with few b/w plates on lighter white stock. 585 pp.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1970. Octavo; VG-/G; Light yellow spine with black text; Dust jacket is slightly sunned mostly on spine with some rubbing along edges with small tears head edge and minor wear at corners, otherwise intact; Cloth is slightly sunned on exterior edges, however panels are sturdy and intact; Text block shows slightly ivory toned exterior, deckled edges with tight binding; pp 239.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1970. Octavo; pp 318; VG-/G; mustard yellow spine with white and green text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, slight wear to exterior edges; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, light wear to edges; text block shows minor wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G/Fair-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, red and blue with white and black print; DJ has large tears to top edge, tears at spine ends and flap corners, toning to spine, shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has orange-tinted top edge, slight tanning to endpapers, yellow highlighting through one of the essays, else clean text; xiv, 314, xii pages.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1982. Octavo: VG/VG: Light pink spine with blue and red text: DJ is scuffed and has some darkening mainly along spine, very small tears and head, tail and corners, minimal shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean with some mild shelfwear: Textblock is darkened with age, pages have some foxing around edges but are free of tears, folds and markings: 207 pp.
New York: Scribner & Co., 1873. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards half bound with black leather to spine and corners and marbled paper to boards, wear to corners, hinges, edges, and spine caps, light scuffing to leather, shelfwear; Text block has cracked hinges, tanning to edges of endpapers, slight amount of foxing within, stain at bottom edge of final pages, leaf for pages 551-554 separated from binding; iv, 784 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Boston, MA: Houfhton, Mifflin and Company, 1880. First. Small Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Maroon spine with gold text; Ex Libris; Boards strong, front cover clean with general edgewear rubbing and fraying, back cover generally clean with edges that are also rubbed and frayed, the spine is age-faded with significant fraying on the head edge and a .25" x .5" x .5" semi-open tear at the tail that exposes the spine, and when open the leather fractionally separates from the spine itself; A bookplate from a previous owner is affixed to the inside front cover, textblock darkened by age, text marked up in pencil by previous owner, and signatures separating throughout the textblock; pp 410.
Boston, MA: Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1880. First. Small Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Maroon spine with gold text; Ex Libris; Boards strong, front cover clean with general edgewear rubbing and fraying as well as some small patches of speckling, back cover is generally clean with some dark spotting, the edges are also rubbed and frayed, the spine is age-faded, the head edge has an extra .25" leather that is folded over the headband, the boards of the tail of the spine are exposed by .12", and when open the leather fractionally separates from the spine itself; A bookplate from a previous owner is affixed to the inside front cover, textblock darkened and stained by age, and signatures separating throughout the textblock; pp 373.
Salem: Foote & Brown, 1830. First edition. Small Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Brown spine with off-white sticker label across spine with blue & red text; Boards are sunned and rubbed on exterior and at corners with fraying edges; Text block has darkened moderately due to age and somewhat fragile with an inscription to the editor on front free end paper, otherwise intact; pp 183.
New York: Book Collectors Society. Limited. Octavo; VG-; Hardcover; Limited 122/250 Navy blue leather spine with gold designs and text; Boards strong, minor shelf wear to the head of spine and exterior top edge; Text block has some minor age-toning, minor discoloring to end papers, pages otherwise legible; 157p.
Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988. Octavo; pp 491; VG-/VG-; light blue spine with black text; dust jacket shows very light wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has only mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean;.
London: Impensis A. Robertson and Co., 1824. Octavo; pp 437; G/no-DJ; light brown spine with gilt text; full leather binding; possibly rebound; boards have slight wear to exterior; bumped corners; some few brown spots to spine; slight rubbing to edges; text block shows browning and some stains to exterior edges; some offset toning to endpapers; previous owner's name to endpaper; interior lightly toned; light pencil to front pastedown; Latin text.
New York: George H. Daniels, 1900. Elongated 12 mo. Good/no DJ - hardback. Blue spine; boards are strong and clean; binding is loose and the front free end page and following pages are unattached; front free end page has a few small open tears by the corners; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 35.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1956. First English Edition. Octavo; VG- Hardcover w/ G+ Dustjacket; Green and Gray spine with White text; Dustjacket has moderate edgewear, some shelfwear, fraying at spine edges, covered by brodart, otherwise clean; Boards strong, slight cocking to spine, bumping to corners, bowing to both covers, some edgewear, some shelfwear, otherwise clean; Textblock has some age toning, faint toning on front and rear endpapers, otherwise clean; 285 pp.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1925. First Edition Thus. Octavo; G+; Red and white spine with black lettering; Cover is clean with some wear along the edges, some bumping and bending at the corners; Binding is sturdy; Previous owner's name inked on inner front cover; Text block is age-toned but clean; 266 pages.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1929. Octavo; G Hardcover; Yellow spine with Gold text; Boards strong, bumping to corners, open tear along front joint near head edge, closed tears along head edge of spine, fraying along tail edge of spine, sunning to spine, some edgewear, some shelfwear; Textblock has writing in pencil on second to last page and rear pastedown, foxing on 10+ pages and along fore edge, otherwise clean; 310 pp.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954. First Edition, Early Printing. Octavo, 79 pages; VG-/G-; spine is blue with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$1.50', has a sticker covering the original price, has heavy wear with several large closed tears on the back cover, has chipping on the the top and bottom of the spine, has discoloration throughout; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have heavy blotching on the first and last endpapers, have age toning; shelved Case 10.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1956. First Edition. Octavo; G Hardcover w/ Fair+ Dustjacket; Off White and Black spine with White text; Dustjacket covered by brodart, moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, open tears along spine edges, multiple open tears along spine, open tears along fore edge of rear cover, open tear along head edge and top corner of rear cover, small open tears at top corner of front cover and bottom corner of both covers, open tear along head edge of rear cover, closed tear along head edge of front cover; Boards strong, rubbing to corners, moderate edgewear, some shelfwear, scuff on spine, otherwise clean; Textblock has underlining in red and green pencil on pages 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 21-23, 31, 35, 48, 51, 95, staining to front and rear endpapers and pastedowns, some age toning; 103 pp; A-F Code on Copyright page.
London: Chatto and Windus, 1936. First Edition. Octavo, 303 pages; VG/VG; spine is faded green with brown lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '7s. 6d.', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges with several small closed tears, has discoloration on the spine; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have red coloring along the top edge, have minor age toning; shelved Lit Crit.
London: Chatto & WIndus, 1923. First Edition, Second State. Octavo, 229 pages; VG/VG-; spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top and bottom edge and several small closed tears, spine has discoloration; binding has moderate shelf wear at the top and bottom of the spine; pages have age toning and blotching at the hinges, have faded green coloring at the top edge of the text block; shelved lit crit.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1927. Octavo; Fair+ Hardcover; Green spine with Gold text; Boards shaken, slight cocking to spine, open tear along joint of front cover, bumping and rubbing to corners, sunning to spine, fraying along spine edges, some edgewear, some shelfwear; Textblock has writing in pencil on front endpaper, separation along gutter of title page, between pages xiv and xv, split hinge of page opposite page 1, staining on front and rear endpaper and pastedown, foxing on some forward pages, slight age toning, otherwise clean; 299 pp.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. Octavo; G Hardcover; Dark Blue spine with Green text; Boards strong, cocking to spine, sunning to spine, some edgewear, moderate shelfwear, two small closed tears along head edge of spine, otherwise clean; Textblock has writing in pencil on front and rear endpapers, some age toning, foxing on forward and rear pages, staining to forward and rear endpapers, sticker on rear pastedown; 304 pp.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1959. Octavo; G+ Hardcover w/ G Dustjacket; Light Blue and White spine with Blue text; Dustjacket covered by brodart, foxing on both covers and spine, moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, fraying along head edge of spine and front cover, otherwise clean; Boards strong, bumping to corners, some edgewear, some shelfwear; Textblock has some age toning, faint staining on front endpaper and pastedown, rear endpaper and pastedown, small black mark on page 17, otherwise clean; 318 pp.
London: Macmillan, 1893. Octavo; Fair+ Hardcover; Maroon spine with Gold text; Boards shaken, cocking to spine, bumping and rubbing to corners, moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, fraying along spine, otherwise clean; Textblock has closed tear along joint of front pastedown, writing in pencil on front pastedown, writing in pen and pencil on front endpaper, open tear at corner of page 129, separation along gutter between pages 96 and 97, gutter between 208 and 209, gutter between pages 304 and 305, and gutter between pages 320 and 321, bending to top corner of pages 97-102, closed tear along fore edge of third to last page, open tear along head edge of page 67, marks in pen on pages 16, 17, 28, 38, 43, 54-56, 73-78, 98, 99, 103, 105, 106, 109, 112, 113, 114, 116, 118, 121, 125, 134-136, 138-143, 145, 147-150, 153, 155, 157, 163-165, 171, 173, 176, 178, 181, 185, 186, 189, 193, 194, 199, 206, 208, 213, 242, 270, 332, 359, 427, small brown mark on pages 89 and 90,stain on pages 353 and 354, browning and small tears along fore edges of most pages, age toning; 430 pp; Volume 1 Only.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1896. 10mo; pp 475; Good-; 3/4 bound black leather spine with marbled boards; dark brown spine with gilt text; boards have noticeable rubbing to edges and corners; text block has age toned exterior edges; top edge gilt; interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to ffep; good binding;.
Berkeley: University California Press, 1993. Quarto; VG+/VG; Spine is black with orange and white text; some material loss to crown; DJ is slightly edge worn, some creasing in areas, small closed tear on front top corner; Boards are slightly edge worn, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has minor signs of handling, content is clear; pp 374.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1895. The Author's Autograph Edition, #202/500. Octavos, 40 volumes; VG; uniformly bound in the publisher's original three quarters green morocco, marbled boards, paneled spines with gilt text and tooling, top edges gilt; marbled endpapers; 13 volumes with sunned spines; very mild wear to bindings; One of 500 sets, this is number 202, all volumes with limitation pages; this set contains page 209 of original manuscript of The Alhambra tipped in to volume one of The Alhambra, with several edits by Irving in ink.; shelved above HC Fiction.
New York: G.P. Putnam and SonN, 1868. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print, raised bands; Boards in red leather with gold print, wear to corners, hinges, and spine caps, some scuffing, shelfwear; Text block has gilt edges, bookplate on front pastedown, inscription in ink on title page, top portion of frontispiece sliced away, else clean and tight; 504 pages, 2 frontispieces, illustrated (b&w).
New York: The Heritage Press, 1946. Reprint. Small Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text; 3 Volumes; Boards have slight sunned spine with lightly scratched exterior and some slight rubbing along edges, but otherwise strong and sturdy panels; Text block shows slight shelf wear due to age and handling, front pastedown of v. 1 is cracking slightly at hinge and end paper from binding, otherwise all have unmarked pages; pp 2074. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1912. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, wear to edges and hinges; Text block has gilt top edge, smudge on half-title page, title page sliced from binding but present, pp. 153-156 torn at edges, some pages uncut; 203 pages.
New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, Inc., 1957. First Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. exposure has tanned a mint green DJ spine strip with pale brown and dark green titling between abrading ends, scuffed aside the strip to white. small chips and wear along the entire perimeter with severely worn away bottom corners of DJ and the interior volume. bright medium green clothbound HB, with silver stamped titling upon spine. fraying cloth over chipped away board bottom corner points. interior sheets clear and excellent all elements intact, textblock corners neatly aligned with smooth outer edges. 260 pp.
California: University of California Press, 1943. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is light orange, sunned, with black text, minor material loss to head and tail; DJ has general shelf wear, age-toning, minor material loss along edges and corners, scratches and marks, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, light bumping and rubbing to head/tail of spine and corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear, age-toning, binding is strong; pp 187.
London: William Heinemann, 1932. First Edition. First Edition; 18mo; VG-/G+; Spine is white with green text, age-toned to verso and recto; DJ has general shelf wear, some small open and closed tears, scratches and marks, age-toning, design is clear, Brodart cover; Boards have edge wear, bumping and rubbing to corners, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, some light pencil, content is clear; pp 278; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1859. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; rebound in black cloth, gilt lettering; both volumes' boards have minor bowing, some shelfwear, some edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, stamps on interior front pastedown and end paper; both volumes' text blocks age toned, foxing throughout, damp staining throughout, penned signatures on title pages; volume 1 boards have bumping on spine head edge; volume 1 text block has glue soiling on front and rear blanks; volume 2 boards have minor white ink soiling on spine; volume 2 text block has open tear on head fore edge of page 93; 2 volumes.
London: Oxford University Press, 1926. Limited Edition. Octavo; G+; hardcover; grey cloth spine, marbled boards; general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, tape on spine and fore corners, closed tears on spine, sun toning on edges and spine, interiors age toned, visible separation in front interior, penciling and erased penciling on front end paper; text block age toned, gutter occasional visible, ex-library seal indent on title page; insert included; xvi, 36pp.
London: Vision Press Limited, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; VG; hardcover; bound in purple cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, slightly bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, light bumping on rear fore edge; text block has soiling spot on title page, light soiling on exterior head edge; First Edition; 208pp.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1963. Octavo; pp 516; VG/Fair; blue spine with white text; dust jacket shows chips to edges, as is; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong panels; text block shows very little wear to exterior edges; few dogeared pages, as is; interior clean;.
York, Pennsylvania: The Maple Press Company, 1944. Limited Edition, #274/600. Octavo, 47 pages; VG; plain black spin with yellow paper covered boards, red and black dragon to front board; inscribed by King on the ffep; "China as told by Madame Chiang Kai-Sheck in a series of addresses in New York, San Francisco, Chicago and in Ottawa, Canada, in behalf of the Chinese Relief and of the Chinese Government."; MK consignment; shelved case 9.
Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 1989. Octavo; pp 283; VG-/G; beige spine with black text; odd volume; dust jacket has light soiling to exterior; slight sun darkening to spine; red cloth clean; lightly bumped corners; strong boards; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges; illustrated; slight toning toward page edges; tight binding;.
Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1997. Octavo; VG-/G+; White and light blue spine with black text; Dustjacket has a lot of rubbing of a darker color on its front, back, and spine, DJ also has creasing all along its top edge; Boards straight and strong, corners and top edge of spine bumped, top edge of back board a has few small dents, pastedowns have some light foxing around outer edges, back pastedown a very small lightly frayed area in its lower left corner, book's binding is strong; Textblock edges have foxing, esp. head edge, back end paper has one letter in blue ink in its upper left corner, interior clean; 133 pp.