London: T. Bensley, 1804. First Edition. Octavo; Fair-/no-DJ; hardcover; brown spine, no text; boards weak and deteriorating, significant shelfwear and edgewear, chipping along front fore edge, bumping along all edges, rubbing and bumping on fore corners, rubbing on spine edges, small closed tears on spine head edge, bumping on spine tail edge, light damp staining on exterior, pen mark on front exterior, ex-libris plate on front interior, browning and foxing in interior, damp staining in rear interior, pencil marks on front interior and rear end paper; text block taped to blinding, age toned, light foxing and soiling throughout, pages uneven, text transfer throughout; inserts included; First Edition; AD Consignments; xiv, 430pp.
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1859. Original signed etching by Francis Seymour-Haden. Paper is approximately 8.5" x 11" and plate is approximately 9"x6". Light sunning to image and half inch margin around it. Faint foxing. Small open tear to corner and additional closed tear to lower corner, nowhere near plate. Signed by Seymour-Haden in pencil beneath plate. [ON EBAY] CH Consignment. Shelved AUTOGRAPHS FOLDER.
Paris: Treuttel et Wurtz, 1817. Second edition, revised. Small octavos in 1/2 brown leather and marble hardcovers with six-band spine; VG; moderate shelf wear on boards with fraying around corners; end pages and first few pages slightly soiled; text and paper clean; pp. 530 and 452; in French; contains 15 plates and 13 engravings in vol. 1; shelved in Case # 9; IR consignment.
Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1948. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 287pp.; VG/VG; spine teal with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00'; small black ink stain on rear cover; INSCRIBED on half-title page by Smith to Julius Unger, book dealer; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
London: Geoffrey Bles, 1936. FIRST EDITION. 8vo in red cloth boards, title on spine in gilt. No DJ. Inscribed in pencil on ffep to Ralph Richardson, famed and knighted British author, from his first wife, Kit. Also with Richardson's bookplate (as simply 'R R'), not attached. Light edgewear to boards, bottom fore corner lightly frayed, small areas of staining to rear board, chipping to cloth at ends of spine, cracking along hinges, agetoning to spine and top edge of boards. Light agetoning to textblock, pages have only very minor agetoning to edges. Notes in pen and pencil to page at rear. 313 pp. Consignment- WILKIE COLLECTION- Locked case 9/Rilke.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1941. First Edition, Second Printing. 8vo., 271 pp., G+/G; dark green/gray pictorial DJ with yellow/white/black lettering to spine and front cover; chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine, corners, and top-edge of front cover towards hinge; mild fading to spine, lettering faded yet legible; creasing and closed tears to covers and edges; age-toning to covers, predominantly to back cover and flaps; "Second Large Printing" stated to top left-hand corner of front flap; original price "$2.00" stated to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; gray cloth boards, red lettering to spine and front board; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine, mild brown staining to head of spine; mild brown staining to top of front board, lettering legible; rubbing to edges of boards, slight fraying to corners of boards; small scratches to red top towards head of spine, stippled fore-edge, age-toning/shelfwear to fore- and bottom-edges of text-block; foxing/aged paste-staining to endpapers; mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; LP consignment; shelved Case 6.
New York: author, 1953. First edition. Thick folio in 1/2 beige and green hardcovers with leather spine, in grey cardboard case; VG/VG; gold letters on brown spine; minimal soiling; binding strong; samples of the finest hand made papers worldwide; shelved in Case #9; please contact us for shipping costs; IR consignment.
Chicago: Reilly & Lee Co., 1930. First Edition, First Binding. large 8vo., 275 pp., VG-; maroon cloth boards, black lettering to spine, pictorial front board with blue/yellow/red lettering; bumping/chipping/fraying with slight material loss to head and tail of spine, mild age-toning to spine (lettering legible); bumping/fraying to corners of boards; boards shaken/slightly cocked, starting hinge, no shelf lean, binding intact; slight wear to edges of cover art affixed to front board; boards protected by plastic wrapper; age-toning/wear to text-block; age-toning to margins of interior, text and illustrations unaffected; notations in pencil to top left corner of back paste-down; First Edition, First State, with 12 full-color plates including frontispiece, "REILLY & LEE" logo in bold serif type to tail of spine; LP consignment; shelved Case 12, Dupont.
London: C. Cook, 1796/1800. 12mo, 143pp., 142pp.; VG; spine paneled brown with faded gilt tooling and a black label with gilt lettering; bound in three quarters calf with marbled boards; marbled endpapers; This book contains two volumes, the Tickell is lacking the frontispiece and page describing cooke's pocket edition, also missing pp. 9-12?; the Warton contains both frontispiece and page describing cooke's pocket edition; bookplate present; text has some foxing, no writing; GP consignment; shelved case 0.
Rome: Gagosian Gallery, 2005. First Edition. thin oblong folio, 55 pp., VG-; quarter-bound, maroon cloth spine, off-white cloth boards, small red lettering to spine; bumping to head of spine and top corners; cracked spine between pp. 14-15, binding sturdy; mild wear/staining to boards; interior all but pristine; published in conjunction with its exhibition held at the Gagosian Gallery from November 2 through December 24, 2005; TL consignment; shelved Front Table.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1940. First Edition. Octavo, 309 pages; VG/G; spine is pictorial (a dark blue landscape) with yellow lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut, '$2.00', has moderate shelf wear, with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, and on the fore edge corners, has several small closed tears along the top and bottom edges, spine has minor discoloration; binding has minimal shelf wear; pages have faded blue coloring along the top edge; has a bookplate on the inner front board; WD Consignment; shelved case 6.
London: Dennis Dobson, 1965. First British Edition. First Printing. 10mo., 136pp.; VG/VG; spine white with green and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '13s 6d net'; two thumbprints on upper edge of rear cover, some spotting to spine; age-toning to pages; SIGNED flat by Vance on title page; winner of the Hugo Award in 1963; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
San Francisco: Underwood-Miller, 1983. Limited First Hardcover Edition. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG/VG; illustrated purple spines, w/ white text; minimal to no wear to jacket w/ prices uncut; all three volumes come in a purple slipcase (in VG condition); boards are strong and clean; text blocks are clean; limited editions, signed by author and numbered on limitation pages; #168 of 200 ; LP consignment.
San Francisco: Underwood-Miller, 1982 . Limited Edition. tall 8vo., 219 pp., VG-/VG+; beige DJ with navy blue text to spine, navy blue text and decorative motif to front cover; very mild wear to DJ (e.g., slight rubbing to covers); price uncut "15.95" to top right-hand corner of front flap (original price lightly crossed out in pencil, with a revised price of "25.00" written above it, also in pencil); black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine, gold colophon to front board; shelfwear to boards (e.g., mild cocking to spine, mild wear to text-block, mild cocking to boards, rubbing/scratching to back board); interior pristine; SIGNED by Vance to tan limitation page, blue "Presentation Copy" stamp to top of tan limitation page; 1 of 20 signed presentation copies, stated to verso of p. 219; "First Hardcover Edition" stated to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8.
San Francisco: Underwood-Miller, 1983. Limited Edition [#177/500]. tall 8vo., 334 pp., VG/VG; pink DJ, gold lettering to spine and front cover; very mild wear to DJ (e.g., rubbing to corners and to head and tail of spine at hinge); price uncut "$30.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; red and black marbled cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; very mild shelfwear to boards (e.g., mild foxing to top edge of text-block at gutter, mild scratching to middle of fore-edge); buckling to red marbled endpapers; interior clean; SIGNED by Vance to tan limitation page, No. 177 out of 500 numbered copies; frontispiece; LP consignment; shelved Case 8.
London: Blackie and Son, 1912. 4to., 293pp.; VG; bound in publishers red cloth with blind stamped designs on front cover, gilt lettering and animals on spine; corners bumped, spine head and tail bumped; top edge of text block gilt; minor scattered foxing; inscription dated 1932 on ffep; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
Boston: Laurens Maynard, 1897. First Edition. Small Octavo, viii, 173 pages; G+; green spine, gild text; boards strong, some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners, spine edges and hinges, bumping on fore corners and spine head edge, spine sun toned, interior age toned; text block age toned, title page has some separation; MS consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: Knopf, 1956. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; 547 pages; Light blue jacket with yellow and red lettering; Jacket has wear on all edges, torn in places, especially along spine, price-clipped, now protected by mylar cover; Boards have some light wear to the edges, scuffing, bumping at the corners; Text block clean, binding tight; Book has been SIGNED by General MacArthur on ffep; SG Consignment; Shelved case 5.
New York: The Viking Press, 1972. First Edition. Octavo, 305 pages; VG/VG; spine is white with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$7.95', has minor shelf wear with creasing on the bottom edge and slight water damage on the top edge, has occasional creasing and discoloration on the back cover; binding has minor shelf wear; pages have minor water damage on the red coloring on the top edge; illustrated endpapers; WD consignment; shelved case 6.
London: Country Life, 1935. First edition. Large quarto in ivory cloth hardcovers with navy blue letters; VG; moderate soiling on boards and slight discoloration around edges and spine; end pages slightly foxed; clean text in large print; contains 8 color plates; pp. 83; a good copy; shelved in Case # 14; DC consignment.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1926. First Edition Reprint. 8vo., 365 pp., VG/VG; DJ, white spine (age-toned off-white) with navy blue text, pictorial gray and green front cover with orange and black lettering; rubbing and mild chipping to edges of DJ; age-toning and sunning to DJ, protected by mylar; red cloth boards, black lettering to spine and front board; bumping to head and tail of spine; age-toning and mild shelfwear to text-block; rubbing to edges of boards; mild age-toning to interior, text legible; LP consignment; shelved Case 13 or window.
Chicago: Reilly & Lee Co., 1933. First Edition, First Binding. large 8vo., 304 pp., VG; green cloth boards, black lettering to spine, pictorial front board with red and black lettering; cocking to spine, bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spine, mild age-toning to spine (lettering legible); bumping/fraying to corners of boards; boards shaken/slightly cocked, starting hinge, no shelf lean, binding intact; mild wear to edges of cover art affixed to front board; age-toning/wear to text-block; age-toning to margins of interior, text and illustrations unaffected; notations in pencil to top left corner of back paste-down; First Edition, First Binding, with 12 full-color plates including frontispiece, "REILLY & LEE" logo in bold serif type to tail of spine; LP consignment; shelved Case 12, Dupont.
Washington: Anderson House. First Edition. 12mo and 10mo; G-/no-DJ; sunned gray spines with faded red text; 9 volumes: The Masque of Kings, pp 141 ; Knickerbocker Holiday, pp 109 ; The Eve of St. Mark, pp 108 ; Key Largo, pp 125 ; Storm Operation, pp 126 ; Candle in the Wind, pp 116 ; Joan of Lorraine, pp 138 ; The Star-Wagon, pp 139 ; The Essence of Tradegy, pp 53 ; cloths have foxing to some exteriors, mostly toward edge; some rubbing to corners; sturdy boards; text blocks show light age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to ffeps; deckled edges; illustrated; JT Consignment; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
[Toyko]: Hokuseido, 1952. Early Editions. Octavos, 4 volumes; VG/Fair; in original beige dust jackets depicting scenes, black lettering; dust jackets in varying condition, all protected in mylar, volume 1 lacking spine, numerous tears and chips, volume 2 and 3 with mild chipping, primarily to heads and tails of spines, corners, volume 4 lacking head of spine, some chipping; browning to pages, as usual; Text is primarily in English and Japanese; Volumes I and III have colored frontispieces; AM consignment; shelved above espionage.
Baltimore, MD: Church Advocate Press, 1925. Revised Edition/SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Approx. 5.25" x 7.75" VG- forest green hardcover with blank spine; black lettering on front cover. Rubbing to corners and spine ends of gently bowed, lightly soiled boards. Tiny internal nicks along rear joint. The author has SIGNED and offered a neat and mindful INSCRIPTION (dated June 3, 1926) on ffep. A personal study with biographical sketches of "Black Slaves" and "Free Blacks" in Maryland, familiar and previously uncelebrated names together, with (for example) Frederick Douglass appearing alphabetically between Thomas Joshua Dorsey, Caterer, and William Douglass, Priest and Author. From the Author's Preface: "It has been our fixed aim to render the book particularly helpful to the boys and girls of the race who might desire a knowledge of the past of their people so as to inspire them to noble endeavor." Smoky odor; otherwise, clean and tight throughout. CONSIGNMENT-Tag to Allan. Shelve Case #12.
Reading, PA: Fantasy Press, 1935. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 254pp.; VG/VG; spine pictorial maroon and blue with white and pink lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00'; dust jacket has incredibly mild and scarce wear; INSCRIBED on ffep by Campbell in 1960; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
Boston & Cambridge MA: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press, 1962. First Edtion, First Printing. 8vo., 368pp.; VG/VG-, spine green with white text; green cloth spine with gilt title; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price clipped; gift inscription on ffep; minor shelf wear and bumping, some chipping to head and tail of spine, corners; some water staining along rear hinge; text block clean; NB consignment; shelved case 10.
New York: J.M. Dent and Sons, 1912. First edition. Small quarto in burgundy hardcovers with gold gilt; VG; moderate soiling and shelf wear; gilted upper external edge; illustrated end pages discolored; open gutters at center but binding strong; illustrations covered with legend on rice paper; fairly large print; pp. 127; shelved in Case # 14; DC consignment.
New York: Random House, 1930. Limited Edition. Quarto; VG in VG- slipcase; Case has some wear to all edges, case spine is faded with title label's lettering almost vanished; Book has some light wear to the edges, corners; Outer edge of text block is age toned, interior excellent; Book has been SIGNED by Kent and is numbered 271 out of an edition of 900. Case 10. RD Consignment.
New York: Atheneum, 1972. First Edition. Octavo Hardcover; VG/VG-; Purple and black spine with white text; DJ is clean, light rubbing on corners and some edges, scratches on head of spine, DJ is significantly crinkled, creases on back cover and left inside sleeve; Text block clean, lightly age toned, text legible, pages durable; pp 223. LP consignment. Shelve Case 8 -- Dupont.
New York: Harper & Row, 1967. First Edition. Octavo, 710 pages; VG/VG-; spine is blue with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$10.00', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has creasing and chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has a small open tear at the bottom of the spine, has minor scratching on both covers; binding has minor cocking, has minimal shelf wear; pages have a sticker on the top right corners of the ffep; illustrated endpapers; signed by the author on the half title page; TL Consignment; shelved case 5.
London: 1676. First Edition, Second Issue. 12mo, 234 pages; VG; bound in later full brown calf, paneled spine, one compartment with red label and gilt lettering, others with gilt tooling; gilt triple-ruled boards, gilt double-ruled board edges, gilt dentelle roll; top compartment on spine restored, cover reattached; bound by Bedford; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; ex-library, with stamp on title page and on front and rear blank; *2, A-K12; Second issue, with frieze face (or Medusa) woodcut on title page. The second issue is also sometimes called the second edition. The first issue (or first edition) has a fruit instead of a face.; JG consignment; shelved case 0;.
London: The Nonesuch Press, 1931. Limited Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; spines paneled brown leather with green labels and gilt lettering; front boards have a green leather oval with gilt lettering reading "Que Scay-Je?"; "This edition consists of 900 copies for sale in England by the Nonesuch press and 475 copies for sale in the United States by Random House Inc. " This is number 24; bumping and some shelfwear, overall a very good copy; spine and board edges show some fading; interior clean; ex libris bookplate on ffep of both volumes; green endpapers; GP consignment; shelved case 10.
New York: Doubleday, 1962. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG-; White spine with aqua and black lettering; 460 pages; SIGNED by Nixon [not a bookplate]Jacket has some wear on all sides, uncut; Small tear to the lower front edge and some creasing; light wear to board edges; Binding lightly shaken, interior clean; BL consignment; Case 5 or window.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1962. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 460 pages; G/G; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.95'; dust jacket has some chipping, creases, closed tears; some tape to dust jacket and both front and rear gutters; name and address on ffep; mild scattered pencil; Signed flat on free blank by Richard Nixon; SG consignment; shelved case 5.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1935. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, vii 407 pages; VG/G-; spine green with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.75'; dust jacket is missing the top two inches from the head of the spine, chipping to tail of spine, upper edge of rear cover, corners, mild chipping elsewhere; interior clean; lower fore corner of text block has minor scuffing; AM consignment; shelved case 12.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 334 pages; VG-/VG-; spine dark green with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.00'; mild chipping to head and tail of spine, slight waviness to rear cover; front pastedown has a gift inscription; ffep has been clipped; copyright page has both Scribner's seal and 'A'; while best known for her 1939 Pulitzer Prize winning work, The Yearling, South Moon Under was her first book, and was itself a finalist for the Pulitzer; LP consignment; shelved case 14, Dupont.
London: John C. Nimmo, 1887. Octavos., 2 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in brown leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering; marbled boards and endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; some mild wear and rubbing to boards, some mild bumping to corners; boards wrapped in mylar; with eighty wood engravings by Bewick printed on china paper, also nine engravings from original paintings by A. H. Tourrier and E. Buckman; interiors clean; JS consignment; shelved above case 1.
New York: Hodder and Stoughton, early 1900s. Quarto in green hardcovers with gold letters; VG; front board slightly slanted upwards; moderate soiling and shelf wear; strong binding; all color illustrations tipped-in and covered with rice paper; previous owner's inscription on ffep; end pages discolored; paper age-toned; text in large print; pp. 143; shelved in case # 14; please contact us for shipping costs; DC consignment.
London: A. Mofely, 1664. First edition. 10mo., 320PP.; VG; in dark brown leather with spine rebound; moderate shelf wear on boards with fraying around corners; strong binding; minor pencil inscription inside front board; other original inscriptions behind title page; dusty edges; text clean; Sir Fanshawe was an English poet, ambassador to Spain and to Portugal from 1662 and 1666; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1967. First British Edition. Octavo, 256 pages; VG/G+; spine black with gray stripe, yellow and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '21s net'; front flap has a crease, closed tear to front upper corner, closed tear to front middle lower edge, mild chipping to all edges, head and tail of spine; small piece of paper adhered to the ffep, possibly from removal of a bookplate; INSCRIBED by Ross Thomas twice, once on the title page and once on the front pastedown; previously published in the US as The Cold War Swap in 1966; LP consignment; shelved case 6, Dupont.
Chicago: Reilly & Lee Co., c. 1926. First Edition, Later State. large 8vo., 280 pp., VG-; blue cloth boards, black lettering to spine, pictorial front board with black/white/yellow lettering; bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spine, fading to spine (lettering legible); bumping/fraying to corners of boards; boards shaken/slightly cocked, starting hinge to endpapers, no shelf lean, binding strong; minimal wear to cover art affixed to front board; boards protected by plastic wrapper; moderate age-toning/wear to text-block; age-toning to margins, occasional foxing/staining to interior (text and illustrations unaffected); First Edition, Later State, with 12 full-color plates including frontispiece, serif "k" in "back" lacks stem to p. 139, l. 4; LP consignment; shelved Case 12, Dupont.
London: Reeves and Turner, 1880. First edition (one of 1040 copies). 12mo in dark green hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; moderate shelf wear; front board has a horizontal stain on top and general soiling; sewn-in binding with open gutter at center; age-toned paper with text in tight print; pp. 184; shelved in Case 0; GP consignment.