Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, 1971. Fifth Edition, Second Printing [2a Reimpresion de la 5a Edicion]. Two stout quartos in teal boards bearing gilt spine text, both volumes VG/VG-, DJ spines are amber colored with white text. The following characterizes both volumes: minor shelfwear, minor bumping to head and tail of spine, light age-toning to edges of text block and interiors; DJs have some edgewear, some age-toning, corner-clipped at all four corners, minor sunning to spine, some stray light smudging to edges and flaps. DJ for Volume (Tomo) I has two small (0.5" or smaller) closed tears to head of spine and some minor chips to top and bottom of creases for front and rear flaps. DJ for Volume (Tomo) II has three small closed tears (0.5" or smaller) to bottom edge, a few small smudges to front cover. Both DJs protected by Brodarts. Binding strong and text clean in both volumes. Tomo I A-K; Tomo II: L-Z. Both volumes 1000 plus pages. TEXT IN SPANISH. Shelved in foreign language.
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Madrid: Archivo Historica Nacional, 1947. Second Edition. Octavo: Fair/no-DJ: Tan spine with white plate and black text: Covers have detatched, back board is present and showing through sides, no front board, soiling to covers, general shelfwear: Textblock is age toned, some dust staining, pages have small notations confined to margins, some pages dog eared: Text is entirely in SPANISH: 530 pp.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, gold with black print; DJ is clean and bright, price-clipped; Boards in brown paper with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xv, 332 pages, frontispiece, decorative illustrations.
London: John Murray, 1849. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Brown spines with gilt text; 3 volumes; Root & Son binding, sold at Charles E. Lanriat in Boston; boards have cracking along joints w/vol. 1 being nearly detached; exterior panels are moderately rubbed w/ light scratches; exterior edges of text blocks have darkened due to age; previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns; pastedowns & end papers have slight shadow toning; text pages are unmarked; pp 1541. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. SHELVED IN AISLE 8.
Madrid: 1918. Thick Octavo; pp 1097; Fair/no-DJ; sunned reddish beige spine with gilt text; red cloth has sun fading to front and rear; gilt design to front and rear; blind-stamped borders to panels; chips to head and tail spine edges; some rubbing to edges; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's embossed stamp to title page; cracked gutters; frontispieces with tissue guard; p 15-16 loosed, but present; interior shows age darkening toward edges; illustrated; Spanish text;.
Barcelona: Ediciones Libreria Universitaria, 2006. Large Quarto; VG-/G+; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket has rubbing on the exterior, sticker residue and light moisture stains on front and slight edge wear; Boards have edge wear, otherwise strong; Textblock is slightly age toned, security sticker on rear free end paper; pp 383. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Venezuela: The Lost World Balloon Society, n.d. Quarto; pp 191+133; G/no-DJ; dark green spines without text; 2 volumes; dark green slipcase shows heavy rubbing to exterior edges; gilt text to side panels; gilt illustration to front and rear; cloths have moderate rubbing wear to edges; slightly bowed boards; some wear to exteriors; gilt illustration and text to fronts; some rubbing to fore corner of vol. 1; text blocks show slight wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Augsburg, Germany: Consejo Empresario de America Latina, 1997. First edition. Quarto; pp 384; VG-/VG-; Beige/dark green spine with white text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges, light sunning to spine; cloth has clean exterior; text block shows light wear to exterior edges, pages 384-5 are stuck together, as is; interior clean; Spanish and Portuguese text; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Toledo: Instituto Provincial de Investigaciones y Estudios, 1978. Octavo; VG-; 853+666; creamy white/red spines with cream text; no jackets; 2 volumes; cloths have slight wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks shows slight toning to edges; previous owner's name to front pastedowns; frontispiece; illustrated; text in Spanish; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
Zaragoza Spain: Establecimiento Tipografico De Marano Salas, 1880. G+ Condition hardcover. 8vo in marbled boards with vellum quarter spine, title on spine in gilt on crimson label. Significant wear to boards; edges all rubbed and chipped, marbled paper flaking from board along all edges, significant agetoning, and staining to bottom part of vellum spine. Edges of textblock agetoned and foxed. Binding repaired with new endpages. Light foxing to a few pages at ends, pages otherwise agetoned but clean. Text in Spanish. 296 pp.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1849. First Edition. small 8vo., 384 pp., G+; leather-bound spine and boards with gilt lettering and marbled endpapers; bumping, chipping, and fraying to corners; rubbing, chipping, and fraying to spine and boards; cocking to spine; soiling and age-toning throughout, text legible; previous owner stated "Outerbridge Horsey" on ex libris bookplate affixed to middle of front paste-down and dated Feb. 28, 1899; some wear to endpapers; warping to text-block;.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey and green with brown print; DJ has light edgewear, light shelfwear; Boards in green cloth with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps, slight fading to edges, else clean and strong; Text block has pencil notation throughout; xviii, 441 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Lima: Banco Latino/Ediciones Peisa, 1994. First edition. Small Quarto; VG-/VG-; Green spine with yellow text; Dust jacket has slightly rubbed exterior with minor edge wear, otherwise intact; Boards have slightly rubbed exterior and very minor wear at corners, otherwise panels are strong and intact; Text block has some writing on front end paper, however pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 353. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. Spanish text.
Madrid: Siglo Veintiuno Editores, 1989. Second Edition. 10mo; pp 473; G/paperback; white spine with black text; covers show slightly sunned exterior; minor edge wear; intact panels; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous bookshop's sticker to ffep; light pencil; text in Spanish;.
Madison, Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 305 pages; VG/VG; spine gray with brown titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, some mild wear and rubbing; pencil writing to endpapers, scattered and sparse pencil marginalia; shelved Spain.
Madrid: Aguilar, 1988. 12mo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, cream with brown and red print; Issued in slipcase, cream with brown and red print, tear to top front corner, shelfwear/smudging; DJ has toning to spine, else clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with silver print clean and strong; Text block has inscription in ink on half-title page, else clean and tight, blue ribbon marker sewn in; Text in Spanish; xxxi, 997 pages, frontispiece (port.).
Madrid: Instituto Provincial de Investigaciones y Estudios Toledanos, 1971. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, cream with green print; Cover has light edgewear, wear to corners, smudging/shelfwear on rear, light peripheral tanning; Text block clean and tight; Text in Spanish; 230 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Madrid: Aguilar, 1968. 14th edition. Octavo; 14th Edition; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown leather with gold print, wear to corners, tears at spine caps, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has endpapers torn along front hinge, slight smudging to edges, else clean and tight with grey ribbon marker; Text in Spanish; lxxix, 2018 pages, illustrated, color plates.
Madrid: Aguilar, 1957. Third Edition. Octavo; 3rd Edition; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown leather with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, spotting, shelfwear, surface tears at spine caps and hinges; Text block has spotting to edges, name in ink on front flyleaf, brown ribbon marker; Text in Spanish; lxxv, 1827 pages, frontispiece illustrated, color plates.
California: University of California Press, 1932. Scarce; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brown fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, some discoloration on front, rubbing to edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on fore edge, title page is age toned, previous owner's name in ink and sticker residue on front end paper, small marginal pencil marks to a few pages, otherwise, free of pen marks and highlighting on pages; pp 483.
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Ediciones Libreria La Ciudad, 1980. 1st Ed. 4to. VG- hardcove with VG dustjacket. Inscribed by Sessa (to Boorstin). Cover is grey clothe w/ title in white on cover & spine. DJ is grey w/ title in white. Cover has minor wear, cracking along front hinge, also dented and splitting very slighlty at top front edges. DJ dented at same corners as well as minor shelf wear. 100 pp. Shelved in Photography-People (Sessa).
Madrid: Ediciones de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 1992. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, white with brown print; Cover is clean and bright; Text block has mildly cocked spine, lightly penciled marginal notation throughout, vendor label on front flyleaf, a few dogeared pages; Text in Spanish; 262 pages.
Zamora: Heraldo de Zamora, 1948. Octavo; G-; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover has chipping to all edges, tears at top of spine, small stain on front, creasing to spine, toning to spine and front; Text block has loose binding, penciled notations throughout, tanning to title page, uncut pages throughout, light amount of foxing to plates; Text in Spanish; 784 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Toledo: Graficas Mayfer, 1981. Octavo; pp 319; G-/paperback; light ivory spine with black and red text; covers show very slight sunning to exterior; some chips to edges; text block has little wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name inside front cover; light pencil marginalia; illustrated; tight binding; text in Spanish; arts - Ancient;.
Madrid: Fundacion Universitaria Espanola, 1977. Thick Octavo; pp 889; G-/paperback; off-white spine with black text; covers show some soiling to exterior; modest edge wear; slight damp staining inside front cover; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; previous bookshop's sticker to half title page; some marginalia in pencil; pencil inside back cover; illustrated; text in Spanish;.
Madrid: Editorial Espasa Calpe, S.A., 2004. 12mo; pp 817; VG/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; slipcase shows soiling to exterior; some wear to corners; panels intact; mylar wraps; cloth has light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; Spanish text.
University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996. Octavo; pp 203; VG-/G-; light blue spine with blue and white text; dust jacket shows noticeable sunning to exterior; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
Paris and Mejico: H. Seguin, 1827. First. This is the 2nd of two volumes of a very early work intended for Latin American consumption. 16mo, 255pp in paper-covered boards and dark red half-leather binding with gilt tiles and decorations on spine. Binding by Roe Lockwood and Son, New York. Heavy shelf-wear with corners bumped, rubbed and worn down to the boards, spine has a deep chip at top and at bottom, hinges rubbed, binding otherwise tight. Minor foxing throughout text. Former owner's name in ink on verso of ffep, another former owner's name in ink on half-title, some kind of catalog number on title page in pencil, also on front cover in gold leaf. Overall condition of this book is Good to Very Good. IN SPANISH eb/nd.
Impresora Cabo de Hornos, 1984. First edition. Quarto; First edition; “Ejemplar No. 310”; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black without print; DJ has edgewear, slight tears at spine head and flap fold corners, mild shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Author inscription in ink on front flyleaf, signature in ink at first colophon page; Text in Spanish; unpaged, b&w plates.
Madrid: Real Academia Española, 1970. 19th edition. Quarto; G-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on red and black banners; Boards in tan leather, mild wear to spine caps and corners, pasted-on spine banners curling at corners; Text block has name in ink printed on fore edge, cracked front hinge with binding tape at front endpaper gutter, small tear at bottom edge of rear flyleaf; Text in Spanish, 3 columns of text; xxix, 1424 pages. [NOTE: 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.].
Barcelona: Tipografia, 1907. Octavo; Good condition hardcover; Spine, tan without print; Boards in marbled paper with grey cloth, spine faded to tan, title on typed label on front cover, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has glue stains on endpapers, penciled note on inside of front flyleaf, clean text; “Edicion conforme al codice del Escorial”; Text in Spanish; 52 pages, folded b&w plate. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in 13's Ephemera box.
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Taurus, 1991. 10 volume full set in Spanish. First Spanish edition; Octavos; Full ten volume set VG/ no-DJ soft covers; Spines are white w/ black and red text; The entire collection is wavy and nests together except for volume #1 which is not wavy; Covers rubbed; text block edges and some pages foxed; Average book is pp. 375.
Alcala de Henares, Spain: Centro de Estudios Cervantinos, 1995. Thick Octavo; pp 1419; G+/G; gold spine with black text; this volume only; dust jacket has chip to spine head edge; some rubbing wear to edges; slight soiling to exterior; sticker residue to rear; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior; bumped fore corners; chip to spine head edge; light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name stamped to head edge; interior clean; Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Madrid: Ediciones Escurialenses (EDES), Real Monasterio del Escorial, 1986. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, black with white print; Cover has edgewear, bump to front lower corner (throughout), crease to spine, light shelfwear; Text block has small vendor label on half-title page, light penciled marginal marking on pp. 144-146, else clean text; Text in Spanish; xv, 478 pages, maps.
Salamanca: Talleres Perman, 1960. Octavo; pp 777; Fair/paperback; creamy beige spine with black and orange text; covers have some writing in ink to front; noticeable soiling to exterior; sunned spine and edges; some chips to edges; faux flaps; text block shows mild toning to edges; light ink inside; text in Spanish;.
Barcelona: IMGESA, 2006. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 413; VG-/paperback; dark greenish gray pictorial spine with gold text; covers have slight shelf wear to exterior; mild tone to spine; faux flaps; intact panels; text block has slight tone to exterior edges; frontispiece; lightly toned interior edges; illustrated; text in Spanish;.
Buenos Aires: Editorial Guillermo Kraft, 1952. Octavo; Limited edition, 3642/5000; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with grey print; Padded boards in grey leather with colored woven leather strips and illustrated leather pastedowns on front, light wear to edges, cocked spine; Text block has ink inscription on verso of frontispiece, else clean and tight; “Editado como homenaje en el 25o. aniversario de la muerte de su autor”— colophon; Text in Spanish; 294 pages, illustrated.
Salamanca: Universidad Pontificia, 1980. Updated edition. Octavo; “Refundició y puesta al día de la edición de 1936”; G; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has edgewear, slight tattering at top of spine, creasing to top edge, mild shelfwear; Text block has name in ink inside front cover, slight amount of pencil notation within and to rear flyleaf, mildly bumped top corner throughout; Text in Spanish; 331 pages.
Toledo: Instituto Provincial de Investigaciones y Estudios Toledanos, Diputacion Provincial, 1986. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, yellow with brown print; Cover has slight edgewear, mld bump to top of spine, creasing to spine and rear bottom edge, else clean and bright; Text block is clean and tight; Text in Spanish; 696 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Cerro del Agua: Siglo Veintiuno Editores, 1993. First edition. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has light shelfwear, creasing to spine, else clean and bright; Text block has mildly cocked spine, pencil notation throughout, vendor label on front flyleaf; Text in Spanish; x, 700 pages.