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.
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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.
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.
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.
London: S & J Fuller, (1816). First edition. Quarto. With illustrated title page and 18 full page hand-colored plates by Henry Alken. Somewhat later half-leather over marbled boards. Some rubbing to spine and extremities; scattered foxing, age-toning and smudging to interior; hinge starting at midpoint of book; good solid copy. TJ Consignment. Shelved upstairs, on rare/exp bookshelf in upstairs rear offices area.
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.
London: H. Bailliere, 1855. Fourth edition. Octavo; good+/none; brown cloth spine with gilt lettering; boards stamped borders, blind; front board with gilt emblem, centered; ex library, stamp; some edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; 720 pp. --v1, 343 pp.; 73 text figures and 16 color plates w/tissue guards; some tables; endpapers, toning starts; some pencil content notes; binding shaken; spine sunned; back joint, split starts; board, discolorations; wear; else good; ---v2, pp. 343-720; some loose signatures; split starts, gutter and joints; illus., color plates with tissue guards; B&W text figures and some tables; spine, split start, head-edge. Consignment. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
[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.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1937. First Edition. Octavo, 311 pages; VG-/VG-; spine is dark red with beige lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, has chipping and small tears at the top and bottom of the spine and on the fore edge corners, has wear and creasing along the sides on the spine and along the fore edge, has minor rubing on the back cover; binding has minimal shelf wear, with minimal detachment on the front inner hinge; pages have minimal age toning; EH Consignment; shelved case 6.
New York: Dodd, Mead, & Company, 1944. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 223 pages; VG/VG-; spine is blue with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price cut, has wear along the top and bottom edges, with several small closed tears, has chipping on the fore edge corners and on the top and bottom of the spine; binding has minimal shelf wear, pages have minor age toning; EH Consignment; shelved case 6.
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;.
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.
Set of three handwritten, unidentified letters. The first letter is on a lined 16" x 9 1/2" sheet of paper, folded vertically with two horizontal creases. Addressed to the City Council of the City of Saco, the Board of Health members urge that action be taken to clean up standing water or else risk contagion. The second letter is written on 5" x 8" Philadelphia Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon & Hospital stationery. 6 pages long, the writing has faded after the first paragraph of page two. The letter is from a former Union soldier to an acquaintance, telling of his recent exploits and whereabouts.The third letter is two pages long, written on 5" x 8" House of Representatives stationery with two horizontal creases. The letter is undated and illegible. --- Lieberman consignment. Shelve in autographs folder.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. Limited edition. Octavo, 180pp. Hardcover in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Light chipping and flaking to corners of leather-bound, gilt decorated boards. Spine heavily sunned. Age-toning to margins of front free end page. Very light and occasional soiling throughout text. Binding is sturdy. TJ CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: CASE #2 Spine is brown with gilt text.
Poson: Royer János, 1722. Octavo, , 366, ; G-; bound in brown leather, plain paneled spine; moderate wear and rubbing to boards and spine, including folding to lower fore corner of front cover, rear board splitting along top edge, chipping to head and tail of spine, cracking to leather; some chipping to page edges; slight water stain to upper fore corner of first few pages; very slight bookworm damage from pages 355-end; written in Old Hungarian; HS consignment.
Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., 1937. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 318 pp., VG/VG; purple and orange pictorial DJ, red/black/white/yellow lettering to spine, red and yellow lettering to front cover; rubbing/mild chipping to edges of DJ, very mild wear to covers, mild age-toning to flaps (text clear and legible); "BURROUGHS" logo stated to tail of spine of DJ; Jacket sun toned on front; price uncut "$2.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards with red lettering; bumping/rubbing and mild chipping to head and tail of spine, slight cocking to spine; rubbing to edges and corners of boards, mild bumping to corners; red top, beveled fore-edge, age-toning and mild wear to text-block; very mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; Burroughs, Inc. stated to tail of spine as well as to title and copyright pages; "First Edition" stated to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 12, Dupont.
Florence: V. Batelli, 1831. Third Edition. Third Edition. Set of three oblong quartos in 1/2 beige marble hardcovers with brown leather spine; VG- condition; gold gilt on spine; general fraying and soiling on boards; binding strong; previous owner's inscription on ffep; edges dusty; paper generally foxed, with discoloration on first pages; text clean in tight print; in Italian; includes full page and folded maps; many vignette portraits and other illustrations, and 39 articles on countries and States; Please see photos for details IR consignment. [Oversized books. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Oxford: Clarendon Printing House, 1761. Third Edition. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in full contemporary acid-washed brown leather, spines with two black labels, gilt lettering and tooling; rebacked, spines preserved; interiors clean; some top edges trimmed close; mild rubbing to corners; TB consignment.
London: Colburn and Co., 1852. Second edition. Two volumes. Octavo; xiii, 299, 16 (ads); x, 315, 24 (ads) pp. Publisher's original brown cloth. Engraved frontispieces to both volumes. Boards rubbed at extremities, age-toned and soiled. Hinge of Volume II starting to split at spine head and tail, hinges of both volumes cracked and exposed inside front and rear covers. Top 1 inch of Volume II's spine split. Slightly shaken. Foxing to endpapers. Previous owner's signature on title pages. Good copies only. Scarce. Consignment.
San Francisco: Printed for Williams Andrews Clark, Jr., by John Henry Nash, 1923. Facsimile edition (150 copies). Thin folio in batik slipcase with black and orange silk ribbons; VG/G; case is sturdy and clean but front batik lining is detached and torn on top; first volume with frontispiece in good condition; smaller volume contains a facsimile of the 1827 edition with previous owner's name on title page; all in good condition; not numbered, but one of 150 copies published in 1923; EM consignment. Shelved in Netdesk office, above Ephemera section.
London: Henry Colburn, 1826. First Edition. Octavo, 334 pages; VG; hardcover; rebound in 3/4 red leather, red cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt lettering in two compartments, non-lettered compartments are double ruled in gilt, top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; boards strong, general shelfwear, minor rubbing on fore corners, Morrel binder's mark on verso of first front end paper, former owner's name penciled on verso of first front end paper; text block age toned, foxing throughout, some pages reinserted, ink transfer throughout, page following title page contains handwritten list of illustrations, ribbon loose within; contains 50 full page plates; LP Consignment;.
1974. 1 p. handwritten letter on 8" x 6" sheet of Wodehouse's personalized stationary, with black-and-white illustration of a dachshund to top left corner; one vertical crease and one horizontal crease to twice-folded letter; TRANSCRIPTION: "Dear Miss Kline, Thank you so much for your letter. I really appreciated it. / Yes, I love animals. We have two dogs and six cats, all strays. Love, P. G. Wodehouse"; dated by Wodehouse Sept. 13, 1974," with blotting/smearing to "974" included with ALS is a blank sheet of Wodehouse's stationary (twice-folded) as well as the envelope in which it was sent (addressed to Miss Andrea Kline of Washington, D.C.), with Wodehouse's personalized header to flap of envelope; AK consignment; shelved Case 0 in thin black binder with clear plastic covering to spine.
New York: Brentano's. Early Edition. 4to., 319pp.; VG-; rebound in bright orange cloth, black lettering on spine; part of original front board preserved and attached to front board, includes the entirety of the title, center illustration, and artist's name; interior has some age-toning and foxing; mild rubbing, staining to rear cover; LP consignment; shelved case 12, Dupont.