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.
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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;.
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;.
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.
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.
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.
Geneva: Skira, 1965-1967. Quarto; 2 volumes; VG/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; Slipcases are plain cardboard, wear and tear to corners; DJs have edgewear, taped small tears across top (v. 1), tear at top of spine and rear flap corner (v. 2), mild shelfwear; Boards in red cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text blocks have ink inscription on front flyleaf, pencil notation inside rear flyleaf (v. 1), else clean and tight; CONTENTS: Vol. 1. From Altamira to the Catholic Kings (248 pages, b&w, color plates) — Vol. 2. From Charles V to Goya (xxiv, 236 pages, illustrated, b&w, color plates). [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.].
Oviedo: Graficas Summa, S.A., 1990. Small Quarto; pp 27; G/paperback; blue spine without text; covers have moderate sunning to head edge; slight scratches to exterior; minor wear to edges; faux flaps; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior has light toning toward edges; Spanish text; inscribed by artist with a doodle; arts - Spanish.
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.
Espana: Ministerio de Cultura, 1990. Small quarto; pp 161; VG/paperback; light green spine with black text; covers have slight soiling to rear; sticker residue to rear; minor wear to exterior; faux flaps; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; light wear to interior; profusely illustrated; arts - Spanish; Spanish text.
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).
Santiago de Chile: Uqbar Editores, 2007. 4a edicion ; Nueva edicion aumentada y corregida de edicion ano 1977 ; Limited edition, 1,000 copies. Octavo; 4a edicion ; Nueva edicion aumentada y corregida de edicion ano 1977; Limited edition, 1,000 copies; VG; Paperback; Spine, yellow with black print; Cover is yellow and orange with white print, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Text in Spanish; 296 pages, illustrated.
Octavo; Fair; Paperback; Spine, grey with black print; Cover is grey with black print, small rectangular hole sliced out of front cover, edgewear, creasing to spine, peripheral tanning, light stains at spine ends; Text block has small stain to bottom edge, intermittent spine breaks, cocked spine, mild age-toning to paper, table of contents and preface bound at rear; 455 pages.
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.
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.
Madrid: Bibliotheca Renacimiento, 1923. First Edition Thus. Small octavo; five volumes bound in two [1-2 and 3-5]; later blue buckram cloth; no dustjackets; contents a bit toned; small owner embossing on front endpapers; small ink stamp on wraps; else very good with original wraps bound in. [Spines; gilt titles on blue buckram cloth].
Madrid: Editorial Gredos, 1972. Segunda edición revisada y adicionada. Octavo; Segunda edición revisada y adicionada; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth, slight wear to corners and spine caps, mild bump to center of rear; Text block has slight spotting to endpapers, slight pencil notation throughout, few dog-eared pages; Text in Spanish; 699 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Madrid: Barcelo Grupo, 2006. Text in Spanish/Texto en Español. Quarto, bound in cloth; VG condition hardcover. Blue spine with silver text. Boards strong, minimal shelfwear, faint wear to edges; Textblock clean, with several full color photographs & illustrations. 243pp. Oversized book, additional S/H may be needed for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping options not available due to size/weight restrictions.
London: Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd, 1968. Octavo; pp 254; G/G; light brown spine with white and black text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; minor chips to corners; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block lightly age toned exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Madrid: Editorial Espasa Calpe, S.A., 2001. 12mo; pp 736; 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.
New York: Modern Age Books, Inc., 1939. Small quarto; unpaginated; G-/paperback; rust spine with dark beige text; covers have rubbed edges; moderate sunning to exterior; some flaking wear to edges; tape mend to rear fore edge; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; frontispiece; slight cracking to gutters; arts - drawing.
Madrid: Reus, 1946. first. small octavo in ivory and blue soft covers; Good+; spine discolored with blue letters; covers have some wear at bottom; thin paper discolored; ex-library review copy stamps on title page; paper and text clean with a few photographs; pp. 260; in SPANISH; shelved in room 12.
New York: A.S. Barnes & Company, 1948. Octavo; pp 188; G/no-DJ; dark orange spine with blue text; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; good binding;.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1976. First Edition. Octavo; pp 207; VG-/G; green spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows some rubbing to exterior; few minor chips to edges; tape mends to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth has slight wear to exterior; gilt illustration to front; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name and date to ffep; interior clean; illustrated;.
Toledo: Edicions Xerais de Galicia, S.A., 1995. Large Octavo; pp 186; VG-/VG-; gray spine with silver text; dust jacket has mild shelf wear to exterior; slight crinkling to head edge; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; Spanish text;.
Spain: Ajuntament de Barcelona, 2002. Quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; Spine is a picture of a brick building and gray head, white/black text. Covers have general shelf wear, light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, no tears; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 249; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Firenze: Libreria Editrice Salimbeni, 1983. Facsimile Edition. Octavo; three volumes; paper wraps printed in red and black; some chipping and wear to spine ends and edges; top cover and text with small puncture through first 10 pages; contents else very good. [Spines; red and black titles on buff paper].
Garden city, NY: Doubleday & company, Inc., 1949. First Edition. Octavo; pp 328; G/G; brown spine with dark tan text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; mylar wraps; cloth shows mild shelf wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; deckled fore edge; pictorial endpapers;.
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Ediciones Libreria La Ciudad, 1980. 1st Ed. Quarto. VG hardcover with VG dustjacket. Inscribed by Sessa (to Boorstin). Cover is brown cloth w/ title in white on cover & spine. DJ is brown w/ title in white. Cover has dent at top right corner and very minor wear at folds of spine. DJ has dent at same corner, plus minor general denting and scratching. 103 pp.
Editorial Octubre, 1973. 12 mo. VG/VG- DJ. Yellow and black spine with yellow and beige text/title; dustjacket is age-toned but mostly clean with mild edgewear (a vertical tear with adhesive over it on the front and other minor creases along the edges); boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 770.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. First. Octavo; VG/VG; gold spine, black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, edgewear, small open tear at spine tail, rubbing, creasing on front flap; boards are strong, faint damp staining on back, spine slightly cocked; textblock has edgewear, spotting on a few pages, otherwise clean; pp 271.