London, Great Britain: John Weale, May 17, 2010 [Orig. 1859]. Facsimile Reprint [Fifth Edition]. small Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. bright white glossy wraps spine, with brown stripe and black tipped end; no text. half-illustrated by photo, white glossy band with tiny black uppercase title, stacked and centered in black capitals. facsimile reprint, sanned copy of the original textblock with small tables, illustrations and figures included. sheets flipped through lightly, negligible exterior wear. 170 pp. + 5 pp. ad supplement.
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Cambridge: MIT Press, 1982. Octavo; Second Printing 1984; VG-; Paperback; Spine, blue with white print; Cover mild edgewear, creases on spine, slight spotting and shelfwear, bumps to upper outside corners; Textblock clean but for slight spotting to outside and bottom edges; xv, 547 pages, illustrated.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979. Octavo; VG/VG-; green spine, yellow and white text; both volume's dust jackets have general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, spine sun toned; both volumes' boards strong, edgewear on head edge, bumping on fore corners and spine edges; both volumes text blocks age toned; volume 1 dust jacket has light bumping on front head edge, front cover sun toned; volume 1 text block has very light soiling on exterior fore edge; 2 volumes; Volume 1 - Building on scientific achievement, 019858629; Volume 2 - Technological challenges for social change, 0198581696 SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
London: Charles Knight and Co., 1845. Octavo; pp 516; Good; 3/4 bound red spine with gilt text to black bar; no jacket; rebound in 1968; cloth shows modest rubbing to joints; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has some toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to half title page; some foxing sprinkled throughout; illustrated; deckled edges;.
London: John Murray, 1859. Third Edition. Octavo; G+; Green spine with gilt lettering; Third edition; 429 pages with two fold outs and pages of advertisements.; Darwin's contribution present and corrected on page 268. NOTES: The first edition of 1849 had a transposition error in Darwin's essay, some later states included a corrected text in a rear pocket. The second edition was issued in 1851, with no offprint of Darwin's article. This is the third edition, complete. Fold out maps are present, with some slight tears to the rear map.; Book has been repaired with original green cloth still present; Some cloth missing from the spine, lettering still present but worn; Former library book with bookplate from the Royal Navy on front paste down and faded ink stamp on title page; Boards show wear along the edges, corners bumped and beginning to fray. Pages are age toned, as is typical with some minor spotting, mostly at the beginning and on the fold outs; Interior otherwise clean and free of marking.; shelved case 3.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1950. facsimile reprint. Large Octavo; G-/G; Off-white spine/light green with black text; First published in 1556, this edition is from 1950 based on the 1912 reprint; Dust jacket has slightly age toned exterior with rubbing at spine and fore edges and some fraying along edges, otherwise intact and covered with mylar; Cloth has moderately sunned exterior with minor edge wear and otherwise clean panels which are sturdy and intact; Text block shows slight wear due to age and handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 638.
Reading, Menlo Park, London: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc., 1969. Octavo; VG-/G; Yellow spine with white text; Dust jacket has slightly rubbed fore & spine edges with lightly fraying head & tail edges, sunned exterior and otherwise no defect; Boards have very minor edge wear and otherwise clean exterior with sturdy panels; Text block shows slight wear due to handling, tight binding and unmarked pages; pp 242.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG-; Spine is silver with red text; DJ has general shelf wear, age-toning to verso and recto, some nicks and creasing, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, faint bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, embossed on half-title page by a library, faint age-toning, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 404; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: The Syndics of the Cambridge University Press, 1957. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Beige spine with blue letters; Moderate shelf wear, small tears at corners, dust jacket protected in mylar cover; covers strong and clean, binding strong; text block is age-toned and clean, blindstamp on title page, 408 pp.
New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1997. First Edition. Octavo: G/G-: Blue spine with dark greenish brown text:DJ has general shelfwear, dust staining, 3 inch tear along flap crease on front: Boards are strong and clean, light shelfwear, binding solid: Textblock exterior is clean, previous owner's name on front end paper, extensive underlining and margin notations in red ink: First Edition: 210 pp.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1946. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Sunned Mustard spine with black text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, rubbing and blemishes along surfaces, corners, chipping to edges, DJ now protected in Mylar cover; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid, age toning to pages; Toning to deckled text block exterior, pen underlining and margin notes along text block; 85 pp.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1931. First Edition. Octavo; G+ Hardcover w/ G- Dustjacket; Gray and Brown spine with Black text; Dustjacket covered by brodart, moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, small open tears along top and bottom corners of both covers, small open tear along tail edge of front cover, open tear along head edge of spine, open tear along fore edge of front cover and front interior flap, fraying along spine edges; Boards strong, some edgewear, rubbing to corners, otherwise clean; Textblock has staining on front endpaper and pastedown, sticker on front pastedown, some age toning, otherwise clean; 278 pp; I-F Code on Copyright Page.
La Haye: Martinus Nijhoff, 1950. Quarto; G; Paperback; Spine, cream without print; DJ wrapped on front and rear covers but torn away from spine, brown with black and red print, large tears, brittle and chipping; Cover is cream without print, smudging and edgewear; Text block has tanning to endpapers, deckled edges with uncut pages, clean text; Texts in French and Latin; ii, 921 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (some color). [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.].
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1955. Octavo; pp 128; VG-/VG-; dark tan spine with black text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, minor wear to edges, mylar covering, price clipped front flap; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light wear to corners; text block shows slight age toning to edges; interior clean;.
Indianapolis, IN; New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1939. First Edition. Octavo; vg/none; blue cloth spine with faded gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, tight; text block, clean; toning starts; illus.: B/W plates; facsimiles; 460pp. SIGNED by both authors on front free endpaper.
London: Readers Union, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1956. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white, red, and black with black print; DJ in mylar, edgewear, slight tears at spine caps, spotting; Boards in grey cloth with blue print, bumps to lower corners and spine head, else clean and strong; Text block has blue-tinted top edge, clean and tight; 278 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Tokyo: Japan Publications, Inc., 1983. First edition. Large octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; White spine with blue, red, and black text; Covers have some minor corner wear, spine has a closed tear and some wrinkles near bottom and a small damp stain on tail edge, binding strong; Textblock lightly age toned, a little foxing on fore edge, interior clean; 160 pp.
London, Paris, New York: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 1975. Octavo; pp 523; G/no-DJ; bright green spine with gilt text; this volume only; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name to front pastedown; light highlighting.
Slough: Technivision Servies, 1969. Octavo; VG/VG-; white and blue spine, black text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping and fore corners and spine edges, scratch on spine, age toning, spine sun toned; boards strong, rubbing and bumping and fore corners and spine edges; text block age toned around edges; 554pp.
New Haven: Yale University, 1953. First Edition. Second Printing. Octavo; VG/G; Gray/black spine with white text; DJ has few 1" closed tears around edges of front cover, 2" open tear on rear cover head, few other small (0.25") tears; Boards strong, moderate rubbing to spine and corners; Textblock shows spotting along exterior edges, interior clean; 327pp.
Cambridge, MA: Abt Books, 1979. na. small Qto. VG/VG-. light gray DJ spine with small black titling between worn ends, moderately rubbed and whitish where stressed and edges wrinkling where shelfworn. black clothbound HB with stamped gold type, its adjacent boards are sharply cornered. hinges smooth and binding secure. tables and figures included. outer edges smooth and unabraded. 242 pp. ISBN# 0890115354.
München [Munich]: Georg D. W. Callwey, 1980. Reprint. Octavo; 374 pages, [2 pages], 25 unpaginated plates to back of volume; VG-/VG-; red DJ, black lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, moderate wear with slight fraying to corners, DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards, red lettering to spine: mild bumping to tail and corners; boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; minimal wear/mild age-toning to text-block; minor scattered imperfections to interior, text clear and legible; facsimile reprint of the presumed First Edition; text in German; Shelved upstairs, on rare/exp bookshelf in upstairs rear offices area.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1983. US Printing. 8vo. VG/- missing DJ. pale light blue clothbound HB, with thin black capitals for titling. a few specks and mild discoloration mar the HB spine cloth and rear board mostly. as is. head edge is foxed, just a bit to upper fore-edge. generally read, binding is secure throughout. 372 pp. ISBN# 067479722.
New York: Free Press, 2012. Octavo, 202pp; VG/VG; spine dark blue with yellow and white lettering, dust jacket protected with a mylar jacket; inscribed on title page by author to previous owner; embossed by previous owner on endorsement page; text block clean; text clear; in excellent condition; shelved case 13.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1957. Second Edition, Third Impression. Octavo; VG/VG-; grey spine, white lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, small closed tears on front tail edge, open tear on spine head edge, rubbing on spine tail edge, open tears on fore corners, general sun toning; boards strong, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, signature penned on front end paper; text block age toned; viii, 434pp SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
New York: Pergamon Press, 1959. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; greenish-tan spine with red text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, small closed tear on front head edge; boards are strong and clean; textblock has age toning, name written on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 177. Shelved in Annex Aisle C.
Washington, D.C. National Academy of Sciences, 1967. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine orange with gilt lettering; boards strong, clean, small scratch in the middle of front cover (not very obtrusive), minimal other wear on covers and spine, minimal edgewear; textblock clean, minimal wear, light foxing on edges, free of writing/markings, free of highlighting/underlining. pp. 274.
Paris: Mallet-Bachelier, 1863. Second Edition. 8vo., 170  pages; VG; spine green leather with gilt lettering; 3/4 bound, with some repair, marbled boards preserved, new cloth spine and corners, previous thin spine preserved and on top of spine; not a recent repair, with moderate wear to cloth; with two title pages, the first in a burnt orange color; small bookplate on front pastedown; mild foxing; text in French; shelved case 10.
Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird & Co., 1892. Revised, enlarged first edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text; Boards have slight shelf wear, some moisture staining at fore edges and lightly sunned spine, otherwise panels are strong & sturdy, minor rubbing along edges; pp 394. eb/nd.
New York: The Philosophical Library, 1953. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; grey spine, black text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, small closed tears on head edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, chipping on head edge, open tear on tail edge, spine sun toned, folding in interior front flap, penciled text on interior front flap, interior age toned especially along head edge; boards strong, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on fore corners, spine sun toned, minor soiling on front end paper, penned signature on front end paper; text block age toned; 224pp LOCATED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
Chantilly, VA: The Teaching Company, 2002. Audio CDs with Guidebook. Audio CDs in plastic case w/booklet; case contains a spiral bound Course Guidebook and 6 audio CDs comprising 12 lectures of 30 minutes each (total of 360 min.). The case is octavo-sized (5.75 x 9); spine has white label with black text and pictorial near tail; booklet text block is clean.
Cambridge, England: The Hakluyt Society by Cambridge University Press, 1968. Octavos. Hard cover with dust jacket, VG/VG. All three volumes are in very good condition; tight binding, clean, unmarked pages/text. There is an inscription by former owner on front end paper of all three books. For three books: Dust jacket is price-clipped and shows light shelf wear, but still good and wrapped in protective brodart. Price is for set. Heavy item; additional shipping cost may apply. [Oversized order. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
1732. Lemery," "Boulduc," "Geoffroy." One page, with cross outs and words added, in French, 7.5" x 8.5", [Paris?]; February 27, 1732. In this report, possibly in Lemery's hand and presumably prepared for the French Academy of Science, Lémery, Boulduc, and Geoffroy write the following concerning the trade of rhubarb We have examined by order of the Academy a dissertation submitted the Controller General concerning the trade of rhubarb and false rhubarb which was substituted for the [latter or former?] because it is rare in France; we opine that in order to [illegible] the trade of rhubarb which is as delicious from Archangel to the Echelles du Levant [ports in the Near East and North Africa], it would be in the interest of the king and the public good that the [illegible] forbid the entry of false rhubarb from foreign lands. If false rhubarb is useful in certain cases, enough of it grows in the kingdom to satisfy that need." Condition: Manuscript has creases along edges, small section of paper loss under Lemery's signature; otherwise good.; Consignment; shelved case 0.
Torino: Ermanno Loescher, 1883. First Edition. 8vo, 12 pages; G; yellow cover with black print, ink notation upper right corner, smudging, slight stains, front cover chipped on lower edge, slight tears at top and bottom of spine edge, bumped corners with some folded corners on final pages and back cover; mild smudging on title page and top right edge of some pages, slight bump to right edge of pages, some spotting on pages, clean text; text in Italian; "Estr. dagli Atti della R. Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, Vol. XVIII, Adunanza del 10 Giugno 1883."
New York: Gnome Press, 1953. First Hardcover Edition. Thin quarto, 144 pages, G+/VG-; DJ, white spine, small black lettering: overall mild wear to DJ, spine age-toned off-white, lettering clear and legible, "Gnome Press" logo to tail; light creasing to back cover, small closed tears to edges of back cover, small open tear to top edge of back cover; light water damage visible to edges of flaps; DJ protected by mylar; yellow cloth boards, small red lettering to spine: mild overall wear/light soiling to boards, dust staining to top edges of boards, "Gnome Press" logo to tail of spine; age-toning to interior, text and black-and-white graphics legible/clear; starting hinge with open tearing to gutter between table of contents and introduction/copyright page, boards slightly shaken, binding intact, leaves somewhat fragile; first published in the U.S. by Maco Magazine Corporation, New York in 1953 (remains stated to copyright page), subsequently published in hardcover by Gnome Press for the library market in a print run of 3,000 copies; shelved Front Counter.
United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2009. First Edition. large 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. light blue matte HB, panels neatly and uniformly sky blue with black authors, title and publisher just below digit indicator of volume '20' int he Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium Series. light white endsheets, textblock white with small numbered figures and text details, also tables. sharp cornered and built boards, intact and hinges sealed and tight quality. EX-LIBRIS, surplus library duplicate, uncirculated. unmarked interior save for red stamp on half-title page and head-edge. fore-edge and tail end unmarked. 241 pp. ISBN# 9780521762632.