London and Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2000. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; VG-; dark peach beige pictorial spines with white text; no jackets; 2 volumes: vol. 1, A-K, pp 913; vol. 2, L-Z, pp ; cloths have slight wear to exteriors; strong boards; mylar wraps; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
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Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover Imperial Octavo; G-; Red boards with gilt text; Boards show general shelf ware, damp staining on back board, spine cocked, rubbing on front and back; Text block age toned, spine loosened from text block at second title page and back end paper exposing mull, text block otherwise fine, text legible; pp 962. Higher shipping rates for items requested for expedited or international shipping as well as any items over 4 Lbs. Please contact shipping department for details.
Baltimore: Published for the Library of Congress by The Johns Hopkins Press, 1970. Quarto, xxi, 568 pages; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with red and grey print; DJ has light edgewear, light shelfwear, toning to spine, price-clipped; Boards in red cloth with gold print, slight blemish to front, slight wear to spine head, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; shelved front table.
Hartford, Conn. Ira Webster, 1850. Facsimile. 12mo.; VG; rebacked in new brown leather spine, gilt titling, original blue/green paper; paper with some rubbing and wear; poem pasted onto front pastedown; date presumed from the latest note within, from the New York Journal of Commerce, dated September 9, 1850.; shelved case 3.
London and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1969. Fourth edition. Octavo; pp 432; G/G-; blue/black spine with black text; dust jacket has slight toning to exterior, price clipped front flap, mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Boston: Martin Garrison & Co., 1884. Octavo; Fair- hardcover. Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown illustrated cloth with gold print, torn along hinges, tattered spine caps and corners, worn edges, stains and shelfwear to boards, spine panel detached but present, front board loose but not detached yet; Text block has vendor label on front flyleaf, penciled name on front endpapers, cracked hinges, foxing to edges, shaken binding; 1244 pages, frontispiece, “Illustrated with nearly 400 engravings and diagrams”. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Norwalk CT: The Easton Press, 2002. Large Octavo; pp 687; VG; blue spine with gilt text and raised bands; shrink wrapped; spine stamped in 22K gold; no jacket; full leather binding; boards clean; strong, intact binding; text block has all edges gilt; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
Washington, D.C. Library of Congress, 1966. Seventh Edition, First Printing. Jumbo 4to in Red Cloth, no Dustjacket, VG. Very light shelfwear to cloth with rubbing/handling wear to spine. Cloth is tidy, no bumping, fraying, or stains. Pages crisp, binding tight, textblock unblemmished. 1432pp text. Spine is orange-ish red, gold gilt text. [Shelved above books on books case].
London, Edinburgh, New York: The University of Oxford, 1898. Large Octavo; pp 616; G/no-DJ; sun faded green spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, sunned spine; moderate rubbing to edges, mostly to spine edges; text block has slight toning to edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, previous name to ffep; light foxing to pastedowns and endpapers; gilt head edge, deckled fore edge; cracking to gutters; interior clean.
Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, Limited, 1921. Small Quarto; G-; 1/4 bound brown leather spines with gilt text; burgundy cloth; 3 volumes; exteriors show some soiling; light whitish scratches to exterior; rubbed corners; sturdy boards; text blocks have age toned exterior edges; frontispiece; ex-library with stamps to previous owner's name to half title page of vol. 1; ex-libris bookplates of previous owner to ffep; some cracking to gutters; previous bookshop's stickers to front pastedowns; interior pages clean, endpapers show age toning and light foxing; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: George Bell and Sons, 1909. Quarto; G+; Hardcover; Dark brown spines with gold texts; Volumes are ex-library with class marks to the spines and rubber stamps to end-papers; Boards have bumping and stains varying from severe to minor but they are sturdy; text blocks vary from extremely discoloring to minimally discolored to the edges otherwise is clean; 364p.(Vol.1); 291p.(Vol.2); 393p. (Vol.3); 309p.( Vol.4) 418p.( Vol.5) Oversized listing. Please contact seller for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions.
Pittsburgh: Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004. Small quarto; VG/no-DJ; dark green spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths are clean and panels are strong & intact; text blocks have unmarked, crisp pages; pp 1470. German text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Bristol: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005. first edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text on blue bar; missing slipcase; 2 volumes - Vol. 1: A-L & Vol. 2: M-Z; cloths have minor wear on exteriors; panels are strong & sturdy; text blocks have some minor wear on exterior edges, due to handling; text pages are unmarked w/ tight bindings; last few pages of vol. 2 have slight vertical crease; pp 1211. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Kent UK: Longcross Press Ltd, 1996. Octavo; pp 1386; G+/G; gray spine with black text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; sunned spine; light edge wear; cloth clean; mild wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows edges have little wear; minor ink to exterior tail edge; tight binding; illustrated; interior clean;.
New York: Doubleday, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Thick Octavo; pp 1176; G; dark red spine with copper text; odd volume; no jacket; cloth shows some smudges and scratches to exterior; mildly splayed boards; text block has some toning to exterior edges; text pages clean; pictorial endpapers; illustrated; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
Saugus, MA: Merrill & Perkins. 12mo; VG/no-DJ; green, burgundy, and blue spines with yellow & gilt text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, 76 pp, 1969; vol. 2, pp , 1977; vol. 3, 1977, pp ; exteriors show mild rubbing wear; intact panels; clean edges; text blocks consist of 6-ring loose page design with dividers; slight writing to copyright page of vol. 1; light adhesive residue to front pastedown of vol. 3; interior has light wear; profusely illustrated;.
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;.
New York: The Stirling Press, 1920. Large Octavo; Fair; sun faded burgundy spine with gilt text; card index number 653; screw bond binding; cloth has moisture staining to front joint; lightly bumped corners; some wear to edges; several smudges to exterior; small plate to front pastedown; sturdy panels; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; chapters separated with descriptive tabs;.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1956. Second edition. Quarto, six volumes. Each volume good with no dust jacket. Each volume green spine with gold lettering. Moderate shelf-wear to each volume, including some rubbing and scars. Notable small stain near top of front cover of volume 1. Slight soiling or ink mark to the rear cover of only volume 1. Approximately one corner bumped per volume. Sun-fading to spine of volume 6 and the first inch of the covers from the spine. Foxing and soiling to the text block edges of one of the two supplemental volumes. Soiling to interior rear hinge of volume 2. Text of pages generally clean. Volume 1 to 512pp, volume 2 continues to 1088pp, volume 3 continues to 1712pp, volume 4 continues to 2316pp. Supplement volume 1 to 554pp, supplement to volume 2 to 334pp.
New York: Doubleday, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Thick Octavo; pp 1230; G-; dark red spine with copper text; odd volume; no jacket; cloth shows some soiling scratches to exterior; modest wear to corners; sturdy boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; slight foxing to first and last few pages; text pages clean; pictorial endpapers; chip to tail edge to front pastedown; illustrated; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
Chicago: Rand, McNally & Company, 1881. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, library call number label at bottom; Boards in brown embossed cloth with gold print, mitred edges, tattering to spine caps, corners, edges, shelfwear; Text block has red-tinted edges, library bookplate, stamps, torn away pocket to front and rear endpapers, library stamp and call number on title page, cracked hinges, chipping to edges of front endpapers, pp. 985-986 present but torn from binding; 1085 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984. Second Edition. Thick Octavo; pp 1176; G/G; green spine with yellow text; dust jacket shows some slight wear to exterior; milf toning to flaps; cloth has slight discoloration to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has mild soiling to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; illustrated; good binding;.
Westport, CT: H.S. Stuttman, Inc., Publishers, 1992. Large Octavo; VG-; blue spines with gilt and copper text; 26 volumes; no jackets; cloths have light shelf wear to exteriors; strong boards; chip to joint of vol. 22; text blocks show slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Goma: Librairie Les Volcans, 1975. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, tan and green with green print; In clear plastic protector taped to covers; Cover has spotting/foxing on rear, creasing to spine; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, notes in ink on final page, slight foxing to endpapers, slight curling to corners of initial pages; French-Swahili / Swahili-French dictionary; 681 pages.
New York: Golden Press, 1969,1970. Mixed Editions. Large Octavo; Good; yellow spines with red text; 16 volumes; no jackets; cloths show modest wear to exteriors; some rubbing wear to corners; lightly sunned spines; boards slightly splayed; text blocks have slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Mining Journal Books, 1980. First Edition. Signed by author on front end paper. Oblong Quarto; VG-/G; White spine with black text; DJ has mylar exterior, tearing along bottom half of front cover, rear cover interior flap price clipped, discoloration along rear cover; Boards strong, white-colored spotting along edges, moderate surface scuffing; Textblock clean; 110pp.
Wichita, KS: Heirloom Bible Publishers, 1988. Red Letter Edition [Mt. Moriah Lodge, No. 119 A.F. & A.M.]. Small quarto; pp 636; VG-/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; special bloc leather binding with symbol and name of lodge to front; cloth has light wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block has all edges gilt; light blue marbled endpapers; illustrated; interior clean.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948. First Edition. 12mo; pp 455; G-/Poor; burgundy spine with gilt text; dust jacket detached at joints; dj laid in at front gutter; exterior shows modest age toning, mostly to spine; small chips to edges; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; mild rubbing to spine edges and fore corners; one or two small spots to spine; sturdy boards; text block has moderate toning to exterior edges; partial cracking to front gutter at half title page; previous owner's name to ffep; inscribed by Everett Bleiler;.
New York: Springer Science + Business Media, 2013. Third. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; blue and orange spine with white and blue text; boards are strong with light staining and scuffing to covers; front free-end paper signed by author Michael C. Fu, otherwise textblock is clean; 825pp. [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].
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999. Quarto; VG; Hardcover; Violet spines with silver text and copper designs; The six volume set is in uniform condition; Boards are clean and sturdy; Vol.1&6 have minor stains to the sub title; Vol.3 has a slight dot to the fore edge; otherwise text block is clean; 465p. (Vol.1); 456p.(Vol.2); 463p.(Vol.3); 460p.(Vol.4); 457p.(Vol.5); 579p. (Vol.6) Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, Inc., 1993. Large Octavo; pp 1310; G+/no-DJ; navy blue spines with gilt text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, Achelous - Leander; vol. 2, Leda - Zeus; cloths have slight smudges to exterior; previous bookshop's small sticker to rear board of vol. 2; slight sticker residue to rear of vol. 2; light soiling to exteriors; some slight rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; interiors clean;.
Springfield: George and Charles Merriam, 1854. Quarto; Poor Hardcover; Dark Brown spine with Gold text; Boards shaken, heavy edgewear, heavy shelfwear, part of spine label and text missing due to tearing, bumping and heavy rubbing to corners, black marks on both covers, scratches on both covers, fraying along head edge of spine; Textblock has age toning, tape to fix tear at top corner of front endpaper, split hinge between front endpaper and pastedown, split hinge between rear endpaper and pastedown, foxing on most pages, staining to top corners of first 100 pages, split hinge between pages 704 and 705, pages 904 and 905, page 1367 torn in half, remaining portion of page 1367 fixed with tape; 1367 pp.
London: Elsevier Applied Science, 1991. First Edition. Large Octavo; VG/No jacket hardcover; Blue spine with gilt lettering; Boards are straight with minor wear at the edges, one crease at the spine; Binding is tight; Smudge on lower outer corner; interior of text block is bright and clean; 1045 pages.
Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1983. First edition. Octavo. Good+ with no dust jacket. Yellow spine with black lettering. Slight shelf-wear to covers, including a one-inch faint vertical red scuff mark from the top of the rear cover. One eighth inch stain to top front corner of covers. Binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and unmarked. 349pp. VOLUME 2 ONLY.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1963. Tall Octavo; VG/; Hardcover without dust jackets; The 2 Vols. have black/red and white striped spines with white texts; Six folding maps are inserted in the pocket of Vol.2 ; Board of Vol.1 is minimally torn to the head; Spine of Vol.2 has wrinkles and thin vertical lines, Hinge of vol.1 is cracked; but boards of both volumes are in tact; both volumes are moderately tanned to the edges and pages otherwise text block is clean; 1185p. (Vol.1); 1394p. (Vol.2) p>Oversized listing. Please contact seller for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions.
Cambridge, 1910. Octavo. VG/no DJ. Red spine with gold text/itle; boards are strong and clean; foxing and age-toning on the front pastedown, front free end page, back free end page, and back pastedown; pencil writing on the back free end page; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 211.
New York: Doubleday, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Thick Octavo; pp 1135; G-; dark red spine with copper text; odd volume; no jacket; cloth shows noticeable soiling to exterior; modest wear to corners; slightly spalyed boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; text pages clean; pictorial endpapers; slight creases to fore cornersto first two pages; chip to tail edge ffep; illustrated; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
Hamden: Jay Hickerson, 1992. Second edition. Octavo; Second edition; VG-; Paperback; Spine, white plastic comb binding; Cover is yellow with black print, slight edgewear; Text block clean and tight; 476 pages. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Cleveland: Chemical Rubber Publishing Co., 1945. Twenty-Ninth Edition. Thick 10mo; pp 2639; Good; dark brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; synthetic leather covered boards; some rubbing to joints; mild wear to corners; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; some ink to front pastedown; illustrated;.