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Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 1994. Unstated, apparent first edition. Octavo. VG- with no dust jacket. Green spine with black and silver lettering. Minor shelf-wear to the front cover cloth near the bottom half of the cover. Owner stamp to the title page. Text block edges clean. Binding intact. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 406pp.
London: The Soncino Press, 1964. Small Quarto; Good; dark red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modest shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London, Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1957. UK Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. pale mint-green DJ spine has tiny dark red titling centered at the worn opposite ends, heavily smudge, light soiling from exposure and handling. tiny cuts and mild stress points to corners of the mint-green DJ. front inner flap clipped.dark plum toned HB, tiny gilt-stamped titling. gently handled sheets, no writing and mark-free. 143 pp.
Pretoria: J.L. Van Schik, Bepk. 1946. Thick Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark green spine with gold text; Boards haved sunned spine, white stains on panels, moderately rubbed edges and light scratching, tear on front tail fore edge; Text block is lightly age toned exterior edges with slight cracking at pp 30-31, 512-513, 768-769,960-961, and 1318-1319 from binding, light pencil on front pastedown & end paper; pp 1320.
Moscow: Russian Language, 1986. First Edition Thus. Stout octavo; 1,132pp; VG condition, full black cloth; text a bit toned; contents generally good and unmarked; text in Russian. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Parisiis [Paris]: Simonem Benard, 1683. Later Edition. Octavo, [1-3], 4-240, [1-2], 3-243, ; VG; bound in early full acid, paneled spine with gilt titling and stamping; some rubbing and wear to binding, including some chipping to head and tail of spine, bumping to corners; text block speckled red; ink stains to pages 216/217; mild scattered age-toning to interior; early ink name on title page; shelved case 4.
Amstersdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1992. Octavo; pp 515; G/no-DJ; light pink spine with black text; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior; sunning to spine and board edges; rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name stamped to head edge; interior clean.
Cambridge, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1997. First Edition. Octavo; pp 423; Good/paperback; bright blue spine with white text; covers show modest rubbing to exterior; lightly thumbed corners; intact panels; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Budapest: Kiadja az Akademai, 1998. Large Octavo; pp 1779; VG-/G; dark blue spine with light brown text; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; slight wear to edges; chip to front fore edge; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to spine; light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light soiling to exterior edges; sticker to rear endpaper; interior clean; Hungarian and English text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Paris: Chez Lefevre, Libraire, 1818. Octavo; pp 810; Fair/no-DJ; brown spine without text; leather boards have severe wear to exterior, outer layer of spine missing, chipped edges; text block has age toned exterior edges, some staining to edges of pastedowns and endpapers, light foxing throughout text, minor chipping to fore edge of ffep; condition noted; signed by author; French text.
New York: Cassell & Company, 1887. 12mo; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in cream cloth with black print, wear to spine caps and corners, smudging, soiling to spine, edgewear; Text block has shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks, pencil annotation, mild foxing; ix, 109 pages.
Austin and London: University of Texas Press, 1974. Octavo; pp 278; Good; green/black spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has little wear to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has modest wear to exterior edges; light foxing to fore edge; dj flaps laid in at ffep; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; interior clean; illustrated;.
London and New York: Longman, 1994. Octavo; pp 203; G+/paperback; cream white spine with black text; this volume only; covers show light wear to exterior; lightly thumbed corners; intact panels; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to half title page; interior clean;.
Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1987. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print on black banner; Boards in red cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, bump to front lower right corner resulting in bend and tear to cloth, rear lower left corner also seriously bumped resulting in warped rear cover; Text block clean and tight; xlix, 813 pages. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Albany: State University of New York Press, 1971. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white print; DJ has significant edgewear, light shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, slight wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xlii, 775 pages.
London: Oxford University Press, 1961. Reprinted. Thick Medium Quarto; pp 2111; Fair/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; cloth shows noticeable sunning to exterior; some chipping to spine edges; moderate soiling to exterior; text block shows darkening exterior edges, due to age; interior slightly toned; minor cracking to front gutter; shadow toning to verso of half title page and title page; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1919. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; brownish-grey spine with blue text; cover has rubbing, age toning, small pen mark on front, edgewear, binding is strong; textblock has age toning, name stamped on front endpaper, small tear at bottom of title page, otherwise clean; pp 175.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1982. Octavo; pp 264; G-/Fair; grayish tan spine with brown text; dust jacket shows noticeable sunning to spine; moderate rubbing to exterior; some chips to edges; cloth has mild wear to exterior; sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; sticker remnants to front pastedown; tight binding.
Boston, MA: Cheng & Tsui Company, 1994. Quarto: G+ condition paperbacks: Blue spine with white text: Covers have general shelfwear, fraying to corners, scuff marks, barcode sticker on back of volume 2, binding solid: Textblock exteriors have some dust staining/soiling, pages clean and unmarked: 2 volume set: Unpaginated. [Oversized books. Additional postage may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping might be unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Edinburgh: Southside (Publishers) Ltd., 1976. First Edition. Octavo; pp 220; VG-/VG-; green spine with beige text; dust jacket has slight wear to edges, exterior has light sunning, rubbing to spine, price clipped front flap; cloth shows slight sunning to boards, text block has has stain to fore edge, some slight foxing to exterior edges, writing to ffep, previous owner's name embossed to half title page; interior clean.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white print; DJ clean and bright; Boards in grey cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Includes separate jewel-cased CD-Rom (Windows XP/2000/ME/98), still sealed; 10, 512 / 33, 614 pages + CD-Rom.
Barcelona: IBM Espanya / Ajuntament de Barcelona / Diputacio de Barcelona / Caixa de Barcelona Obra Social, 1984. Text in Catalan; Large quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Light grey spine with black text; Spine has vertical crease down its right side from top to bottom, covers have some light edge and corner wear, spine is cocked, front cover has a short, light crease on its upper edge, bottom right corner and bottom edge of front cover have some very faint damp staining, lower half of front cover has some faint brownish spots esp. on left side, book's spine has a few small spots, back cover has rubbing and some light scuffs near top and faint damp stains in the bottom left and bottom right corners; Textblock is age toned, fore edge has a few small spots, book's binding is cracked between pp. 40 and 41 and between pp. 52 and 53 but no pages are separated, interior clean; 175 pp.
n. p. Arnaldo Forni Editore, n. d. Reprinted. Small quarto; pp 741; G/G-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket shows moderate sunning to exterior; few chips to corners; cloth has slight stains to exterior; rubbed corners; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; previous bookshop's sticker to ffep; cream toning to interior; illustrated; Italian text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Cincinnati: Winthrop B. Smith & Co., Publishers, 1848. Revised and Improved. Small Octavo; pp 336; G-/no-DJ; light brown spine with gilt text to black bar; leather boards has moderate wear to exterior and edges, some chipping to head spine edge, rear board shows slight cracking toward head edge at joint; text block has age toned exterior edges, slight staining toward edges of first few pages, cracking to front hinge; previous owner's name to front pastedown; interior clean;.
Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 1972. Octavo. VG in price-clipped VG DJ. Orange spine with white and black lettering. Crease to front flap of dust jacket. Lamination beginning to peel from bottom of dust jacket panels. Front cover slightly bowed inward. Binding, text block edges, and pages all very good. 343pp.
Philadelphia; New York: Chilton Books, Education Division, Publishers, 1967. Quarto; pp 103; Good; orange spine with black text; no jacket; this volume only; cloth shows mild soiling to exterior; some noticeable rubbing to edges; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; light foxing to exterior head edge; light tone to front and rear gutters; interior clean; ex-libris with plate to front pastedown; intact binding; profusely illustrated; Russian text;.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1941. Reprinted. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; pp 769; black spine with gilt text; full title: The American Language: An Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; cracking to front gutter; interior lightly toned; deckled fore edge; inscribed by author.
New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc., 1965. Seventh edition. Octavo; pp 672; G+/G-; Yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has detached front to joint, slight rubbing and soiling to exterior chipping to corners and spine edges, price sticker to front flap; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block shows slight wear and light age toning to exterior edges, interior unmarked;.
Rochester NY: Sage & Brother, 1851. First Edition. Octavo, xviii, 477 pages; Fair; in silk hardcover with blind-stamped decoration on front and rear covers and spine, gilt titles on spine, large map (18x21"), 21 monochrome plates including frontispiece, (1 fold-out), a fold-out table of dialects and numerous illustrations in the text. Ex-library, formerly of the Kansas Philomathic Institute, with usual ex-library markings; worn covers, rubbed and bumped with small area of silk loss on spine, very worn spine ends. Hinges broken at front and back, ffep missing.; Pages 231-234 missing, replaced with old photocopies.
n.p. The Commercial Press, 2004. Large Octavo; pp 2176; Good+; black spine with red and white text; no jacket; cloth shows several scratches to exterior; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; small red stamped character to last page; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.