Dublin: George Faulkner, 1746. Octavos, 8 volumes; VG; slightly acid-washed brown leather boards, re-backed with new spines, brown leather with paneled spines, black label spine and gilt lettering; boards have a double-ruled gilt border, gilt roll to board edges; marbled text blocks, endpapers; moderate rubbing and bumping to boards; frontispiece to volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4.; some pencil writing to endpapers; name to title page of all volumes; The general title page is dated 1746; the separate title-pages to volumes 5 and 6 is 1741, volumes 1 and 4 is 1742, volume 3 is 1743, volume 2 is 1744, volume 8 is 1746, volume 7 is 1751, TB consignment; shelved above General American History.
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Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1962-1966. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in green cloth, gilt lettering; all volumes' boards strong, slightly bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, some general soiling, rubbing on hinges, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, penned volume number on spine, spine sun toned, interiors age toned, stamp on front end paper; all volumes' text blocks age toned, occasional penciling in some volumes; volume 1 boards have glass ring stain on front, small closed tears on spine edges, bumping on rear fore edge, light tearing on front pastedown; volume 1 text block has tearing on tail edges of pages 309 and 311; volume 4 boards have tape on spine and head edge, penned signature on front pastedown; volume 4 text block has damp staining on exterior head edge; volume 5 boards have erased penciling on front end paper; volume 6 boards have bumping on front head edge, penciling on front pastedown; volume 6 text block has frequent penning towards front; volume 7 boards have bumping on rear edges; volume 6 boards have light bumping on rear tail edge; volume 10 text block has occasional pen markings, gutter occasionally visible; volume 11 boards have penned signature on front pastedown, penciling on rear pastedown; volume 11 text block gutter occasionally visible; volume 12 boards have damp staining on spine; volume 14 boards have damp staining on spine, bumping on fore edges; 14 volumes; Volume 1 - A Tale of a Tub With Other Early Works 1696-1707; Volume 2 - Bickerstaff Papers and Pamphlets on the Church; Volume 3 - The Examiner and Other Pieces Written in 1710-11; Volume 4 - A Proposal for Correcting the English Tongue Polite Conversation, Etc.; Volume 5 - Miscellaneous and Autobiographical Pieces Fragments and Marginalia; Volume 6 - Political Tracts 1711-1713; Volume 7 - The History of the Four Last Years of the Queen; Volume 8 - Political Tracts 1713-1719; Volume 9 - Irish Tracts 1720-1723 and Sermons; Volume 10 - The Drapier's Letters and other works 1724-1725; Volume 11 - Gulliver's Travels 1726; Volume 12 - Irish Tracts 1728-1733; Volume 13 - Directions to Servants and Miscellaneous Pieces 1733-1742; Volume 14 - Index.
London: Oxford University Press, 1967. Octavo; VG/VG; white spine, black lettering; dust jacket glued to boards, some shelfwear, minor edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, light soiling on front and rear, ex-library sticker on spine, spine sun toned, protected in plastic; boards slightly bowed, minor edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, ex-library sticker on front pastedown, ex-library insert on front end paper; text block slightly age toned, ex-library stamp and marker on title page, ex-library stamp and marker on exterior fore edge, soiling on exterior tail edge; xiv, 270pp.
London: Cassell and Company, 1969. First Edition. Octavo; VG+/G; spine purple with white, pink and green lettering; dust jacket clean, light rubbing, cracking at the spine joints, 1/2" tear on top front edge, minor wear at spine head and tail, minor other edgewear; boards strong, clean, light rubbing on edges, minimal edgewear, no marks or stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, no writing/markings, no underlining. pp. 190.
New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1958. First Printing. Large Octavo; pp 500+510; G/Fair; sunned greenish yellow and dark green spines with ivory text; 2 volumes; dust jackets have noticeable chipping to edges; sunning to exteriors; cloths have slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; interiors lightly toned; ex-library with pouches to ffeps; previous owner's name to exterior edges.
Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1963. Octavo; VG-/VG-; dark green spine, black lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, spine sun toned; boards strong, minor bowing, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, soiling on spine; text block has foxing on exterior head edge and fore edge; xlii, 203pp.
Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1963. Octavo; VG/VG-; Tan spine with black text; Dust jacket has lightly rubbed exterior mostly on spine with slight rubbing wear at edges, otherwise intact without defect; Cloth has minor edge wear with clean and strong panels; Text block has clean pages and tight binding; pp 203.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. First Edition. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; maroon cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, slight bowing, general shelfwear, general edgewear, general light soiling, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, fraying on spine head edge, spine sun toned, soiling in interiors, separation from text block visible in front interior, penciling on verso of front end paper; text block age toned, erased penciling on front blank, gutter occasionally visible, occasional soiling, book worm damage on page 507, light foxing on exterior fore edge; vi, 407pp.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2009. Limited First Edition, #841/900. 8vo., 208pp; VG; bound in fine red genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif on cover, gilt text block; silk ribbon;of a limited edition of 900, this is number 841, SIGNED by both authors; in excellent condition; shelved easton press.
New York: Garland Publishing, 1974, 1975. First Edition, Second Printing. Two volume set; octavo; VG/no-DJs; red spines with black text; covers have ex library writing on spines, bindings are strong; textblocks have stamps on front pastedowns and on endpapers, peeling and old stickers on back endpapers, smudges on back pastedowns, otherwise clean; reprint of 1775 edition.
New York: The Viking Press, 1955. Octavo; pp 232; G/Fair; gold/ivory striped spine with green text; out of print in hard back; dust jacket shows several chips to edges; some soiling to exterior; price clipped front flap; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; rubbing to edges and corners; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; good binding;.
London, Great Britain: Heinemann, 1976. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. half light yellow, half b/w illustrated with lengthy white segment overlay, with titling in pink, yellow and black combinations. clipped front inner flap. under clear protective cover. gilt-stamped titling, boards acceptably neat. binding secure, skimmed interior, features 13 illustrations between pages 162 -163. foxed head and fore-edge lightly. 336 pp. ISBN# 434794627.
London: Harper & Brothers, 1923. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 406 pages; VG/G; spine beige with burgundy labeling; dust jacket price clipped, with moderate rubbing and sunning to spine, mild wear elsewhere; some tape to interior of dust jacket, visible to head and tail of spine; interior clean; First Printing, with "E-X" to copyright page; shelved case 4.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; red and yellow spine with blue and black title; jacket has rubbing, sunning; boards are strong, spotting on front head edge and on spine head; textblock has spotting on head and fore edges, rubbing in bottom corner of tail edge, otherwise clean.
San Francisco: George Fields, 1938. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan with black print; DJ is green with black print, tanning to spine, edgewear, small tears across top edge, peripheral tanning; Quarter bound with black cloth to spine and green paper to boards, slight wear to spine caps, slight soiling to hinges; Text block clean and tight but for slight tanning to endpapers; 143 pages, illustrated.
Oxford, UK and Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell, 1990. First Edition. Octavo; pp 407; G/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket shows minor chips to corners; light rubbing to exterior; cloth has light wear to exterior; mild bumping to front head fore corner; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, Inc., 1986. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. dark navy clothbound HB, stamped with gilt lettering : bold uppercase title between author at upper tip and tiny publisher in gilt at spine end. blank ivory endsheets, text interior is clear and excellent with no marks. neat, compact and lightly read through and handled overall. makes a clean, suitable reading copy. 188 pp. ISBN #0313253137.
New YOrk: Hill and Wang, 1961. First Edition. Octavo; pp 177; G/G; green spine with beige text; dust jacket has slight sunning to spine; small closed chips to edges; age toned rear edges; mylar wraps; cloth shows some toning to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth spine with papered boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge.
New York: The Dial Press, 1941. First printing. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Dark red spine with gold text; Boards are slightly sunned with moderate shelf wear, bent rear fore edge, generally rubbed exterior and edges, otherwise planks are sturdy; Text block is slightly age toned on exterior edges due to age and handling, previous owner's name on front pastedown, otherwise pages are unmarked; Signed by author on front free end paper; pp 548.
Boston: George W. Light, 1841. First Edition. 12mo; VG/no-DJ; spine brown with worn brown leather spine label, gilt lettering; boards strong, clean, minor rubbing on and near spine head and tail, minimal edgewear, no marks or stains; textblock clean, edges age toned, moderate foxing on pages, heavy foxing on decorative half title page, minor to minimal wear, no writing/underlining. pp. 352.
San Francisco: Cleis Press, Inc., 1999. First Edition. Octavo; pp 280; VG/G-; light gray spine with red and black text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; lightly sunned spine; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 1998. Reprint. 8vo. VG/VG. turquoise DJ spine with black titling. a touch of wear to jacket front and rear. glossy dark blue HB spine, silver stamped titling, spine ends and corners neat. previous owner's name on right fep, SIGNED BY EDITOR ON RIGHT FEP. ivory textblock interior, no marks or writing. solid shape, complete in 278 pp. ISBN# 0826212077.
Colorado Springs, Colorado: Three Continents Press, 1994. First Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. dark blue wraps spine with large white italics and tiny editor in smaller italics. gentle wear shows at volume spine ends and a touch thumbed to cover corners. no interior writing, light handling and above average for a student or reading copy. 132 pp. ISBN# 0894107747.
Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1982. first MIT Press paperback edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Blue spine with white & black text; Covers are lightly sunned with minor rubbing wear at edges & at corners with small tear at rear head edge, bent front head fore corner & rear tail fore corner and sticker on rear, otherwise, panels are sturdy & intact; Text block has slight cracking along front hinge and shows slight wear on exterior edges with clean pages and tight binding; pp 484.
London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans. Mixed Editions. Octavo; VG; dark green spines with gilt text; no dust jackets; rare; 1849-1850; 3 volumes: First Series, Choice Passages, pp 596; Second Series, Special Collections, pp 693; Third Series, Analytical Readings, pp 841; cloths show very mild shelf wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; deckled edges; interiors clean; tight bindings; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Pantheon Books/Random House, Inc., 1970. First Edition. 10mo; pp 125; G+/G-; dark tan spine with red and black text; dust jacket shows small chip to spine head edge; slight wear to edges; some soiling to rear; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; ex-library pouch to ffep, as is; deckled fore edge; previous owner's name to exterior edges and half title page; interior clean.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1903. National Edition, #992/1050. Octavos, 18 volumes; VG; bound in uniform full 20th century dark blue leather, gilt rules and lettering to spines; top edges of text blocks gilt, others uncut; marbled endpapers, silk pastedowns; all volumes numbered on the limitation pages; interiors clean; shelved above Africa.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company Boston, 1985. First Thus. Octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; pink spine with black text; covers have light edgewear, moderate discoloration, chipping, scuffing and staining to covers, front and back covers have marks from previous sticker (adhesive and paper residue); textblock has moderate age-toning, hinge split at title page, half-title page signed by author, otherwise clean; 230pp.
Boston: Laurens Maynard, 1897. First Edition. Small Octavo, viii, 173 pages; G+; green spine, gild text; boards strong, some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners, spine edges and hinges, bumping on fore corners and spine head edge, spine sun toned, interior age toned; text block age toned, title page has some separation; MS consignment; shelved case 0.
Philadelphia: David McKay, 1888. First Edition, Third Printing. Octavo, 140 pages; G-; dark green spine with gilt text; Inscribed by J. H. Johnston to Herbert N. Casson (presumably the noted journalist); John H. Johnston was a New York jeweler who was a friend and benefactor of Whitman in the last 15 years of Whitman's life.; Book is shelf-worn; boards rubbed with bumping/cloth-fraying at corners and spine ends; long 0.5" scuff to rear board. Water-wrinkling/staining to 3.5x2.5" spot on rear board, and along top 1.5" of front board & text block. Front hinge cracked & rear hinge starting. Text block age-toned with minor foxing to endpapers, first & last several pages, and text block edges; 1.5" tear to front endpaper. Inscription reads, "Herbert N. Casson/with best wishes/of his/loving Camarade [?]/J. H. Johnston/1905"; WH Consignment; Shelved Case 0.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, chipped spine caps; Boards in brown cloth, embossed, with gold print, corners bumped and worn, spine caps chipped off, tears to front and rear hinges with pinholes, spotting/shelfwear; Text block has slight spotting to edges, very slight foxing to some pages, otherwise clean and tight; 431 pages.
Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1986. Small quarto; pp 427; G+/paperback; blue pictorial spine with red and white text; covers have slight wear to edges; lightly sunned exterior; some soiling to rear; text block shows mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; arts - History;.
New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1989. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; VG-/G; pp 278; black spine with red and white text; dust jacket has light sunfading to spine; mylar wraps; cloth shows very light wear to exterior; light wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1948. First edition, second printing [4-4-48]. Small octavo. Good+/Good. dj, brown spine with black titles; HB, burgundy cloth spine with printed gilt type; ex libris, previous owner's name, ffep, light age-toning; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block. 240 pp.; binding shaken; dj, [BRO-DART]; corners, clipped; sunned pink; chipping and small open tears; else very good.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1932. First Edition. 12mo; pp 173; G/no-DJ; dark orange spine with gilt text; cloth has slight rubbing to edges; light soiling to exterior due to handling; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; previous owner's name to ffep; good binding.
London: A. Millar, 1755. Octavo; Fair; hardcover; bound in brown leather, gilt lettering; boards slightly bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, closed tearing on hinges, browning in interiors, ex-libris plate on front pastedown, ex-libris plate on front end paper, penciling and erased penciling on front end paper, open tears on edges of front end paper, browning and soiling in rear interior, separation from text block visible in interiors; text block age toned, penciling on half title page, occasional soiling, ink transfer throughout; xvi, 378pp.