Washington: Art Museum of the Americas. Small Quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; Yellow & gray spine with white text; Covers have slight wear on exterior with light edge wear, otherwise panels are intact; Text block has slight shelf wear on exterior edges with tight binding and clean pages. Arts- Latin America.
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London, Edinburgh and New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1860. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Ex-library; Boards have slightly sunned spine, shelf wear and light rubbing on panels with wear and fraying at spine edges, mostly at front gutter head edge, bumped and slightly rubbed corners; Text block has darkened due to age on exterior edges with cracking between front & rear pastedowns and front end papers, pages have light foxing on some pages, mostly toward front and library stamp on title page; pp 602.
New York: Macmillan Company, 1938. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, red with black spine label and gold print; Boards in red cloth, some spotting, water stains, wear to outside corners and spine caps, fading to spine; Textblock mild tanning to endpapers, small stain to edge of preliminary pages, name in ink on front endpapers, clean text; viii, 277 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated.
Cooperstown: Printed by The Otsego Republican, 1907? Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, bumps to top and bottom edges and to rear top corner, blemishes on front, scratches on rear; Text block has vendor stamp on front pastedown, inscription in ink on front flyleaf by one of the contributors, tear across page 100, plates toward rear becoming detached, spine break at page 130, tanning to endpapers; 180 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates).
Bombay: Bombay Education Society's Press, 1856. Octavo; Fair; 3/4 bound tan leather spine with gilt text; purple cloth covered boards; brown/black/red spine with gilt text; no jacket; heavy rubbing to edges; raised bands to spine; boards have some wear to exterior; rubbed corners; text block has age toned exterior edges; light foxing to endpapers and lightly throughout text; illustrated; ex-library with markings inside;.
New York: Star Publications, 1953. 12mo; Fair; Paperback; Spine, black with white print; Cover has edgewear, tears at bottom of spine and front bottom edge, creasing, shelfwear, soiling to rear; Text block is separated from cover, binding staples visible and rusting, soiling/stains to final pages, age-toned paper; Includes stories by Poul Anderson, Philip K. Dick, Arthur C. Clarke and others; 128 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Paris: Societe Bibliophile, circa 1849. First Edition Thus. Octavo; modern full green buckram cloth with black cloth spine title gilt; collation: "Courtes Chroniques Pour Les Costumes Francais" Cost. Fr. Tom. IV. pp 1-320: [ending with the table of materials contained in the fourth volume]; "Histoire De France." T. II. pp 82, pp 646-692; following the text are 159 plates numbered consecutively 1-159, covering the XVII through XIX centuries and the reigns of Louis XVI through Louis Philippe. Text contents show moderate foxing; plates are generally very good; some with minor foxing; a few trimmed at top edge; a few with well-rendered hand color. A volume made to condense a portion of a greater set. Previous owner's annotation reads "Not in Colas or Hiler." [Spine; black title label gilt on green buckram cloth]. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1921. Octavo; pp 1075; G-; 1/4 bound blue leather spine with gilt text to red bar; blue marbled boards; no jacket; exterior shows some rubbing to edges and joints; marbled boards; slightly sunned spine; text block has age toned exterior edges; marbled endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; some age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; interior pages slightly age toned;.
Boston, New York, Chicago: The Prang Educational Company, 1900. Octavo; pp 112; Good-; brown spine with black text; no jacket; out of print; cloth shows slight rubbing wear to edges and corners; age darkened spine; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; previous owner's name to ffep; cracking to front gutter; illustrated; arts - Instruction;.
Poet Craig Raine handwritten Note Signed, Jan 12, 1995 Raine responds cordially to a book signing request by renowned 1st edition collector Rolland Comstock. Written on a British postage-paid self-mailer letter, two horizontal folds, paper bright and clean, torn as neatly as possible along edges when opened, lightly wrinkled. Please see photos for details. Condition: Very Good Kept in binder on bookshelf in Netdesk office.
Paris: Devambez Imp. Large vertically oriented poster mounted on canvas. The background of the poster is light beige. The colors blue, white and red are the border for the interior image and text. A black and white illustration depicting an eagle and a rooster is drawn at the top half of the poster. Below the image the text in French reads: Pour que la France soit Victorieuse! Souscrivez au 4eme EMPRUNT DE LA DEFENSE NATIONALE, CREDIT FRANCAIS, 52.54, Rue De Chateaudun, PARIS. Condition: Good. Slight darkening to edges due to age. Slight crease vertically along the center of the poster. Some crinkling to corners and edges. Printed by Devambez. Imp. Paris; Visa No. 13290. Dimensions w 32 3/8 in x h 47.25 in.
Paris. Large horizontally oriented poster. Poster is mounted on a lightweight canvas. The image depicted is a nude man wearing a hat and belted sheath with a sword pointed at a large hawk on a greenish yellow background with dark beige edges. The man pulls a large flowing cloth of red, white and blue from the beak of the hawk with his other hand. Text above the illustration the text states: CREDIT LYONNAIS; and below reads: SOUSCRIVEZ AV 4e EMPRUNT NATIONAL. Condition: Good- to Good. Edges show wrinkling with some moisture staining at the top edge. Mild foxing to tail edge. Printed by Devambez, Paris. Visa 13.098. Dimensions w 48 in x h 34 in.
Roma: De Luca Editore, 1984. Small Quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback w/faux flaps; Gray spine with light gray text; Covers have rubbing along corners/edges and slightly on exteriors with smudging & creases along spine from handling, lightly sunned & slight discoloration at upper front cover, possibly from moisture; Text block seems to have slight age toning overall, however pp are unmarked; ffrep has blue ink owner's stamp; pp 303.
Taipei: Mei Ya Publications, Inc., 1971. Large Octavo; Blue spine with gold text; Dust jacket has fraying edges with some tears along edges with more at head edge, slightly rubbed exterior; Boards have a few slightly raised areas on exterior which may be due to moisture, otherwise panels are clean and sturdy; Text block has slightly age toned exterior edges with unmarked pages and tight binding.
Cuba, NY: Cuba Centennial Committee, 1950. Quarto; unpaginated; G-/paperback; light blue covers with blue text to front; exterior shows some age toning toward edges; moisture staining toward spine tail edge; minor wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; moisture staining to front gutter to tail edges, small stain to head edges; includes map at front.
Albany: Luther Tucker, 1846. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown embossed cloth with gold print, chipping at hinges and spine, spine caps torn away, worn corners and edges, shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf and title page, vertical tear to rear flyleaf, tanning/age-toning to paper; 392 pages, illustrated.
New York: Sotheby's, 1995. Small Quarto; G/G; blue spine with black text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; toned edges; slight curling to edges; cloth has minor sunning to corners; exterior clean; slightly bowed boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated.
New York: The Pencil Points Press, Inc, 1923. Large Octavo; pp 207; Fair/no-DJ; 1/4 bound dark brown spine without text; cloth shows minor chips to edges; boards have illustration and titles to front; rubbed corners; some wear to exterior; intact panels; text block has age toned exterior edges; small black dot to exterior head edge; previous owner's name to front pastedown; profusely illustrated; interior slightly toned; French and English texts;.
Lovanii: Apud Hieronymum Wellaeum, 1566. 193 numbered leaves (386 pp.). Text in Latin. Small octavo in an early vellum binding. Cropping to handwritten marginalia indicates that the volume has been rebound at least once. Condition: Very Good. The vellum is somewhat soiled and the boards slightly warped. Minor insect damage to spine. The pastedowns have torn in several places due to shrinking vellum, but the binding is overall very tight. There are some pencilled notes on endpapers and in margins and ink marginalia throughout the body of the text. The interior is age-toned. Dimensions 4 x 5.875 x 1.125 inches. Shelved case 3.
Wittebergae: J. W. Fincelii, 1650. Two octavo volumes bound as one; 560 pp + index (volume I) and 360pp (volume II). The Sauberti volume was published in Altodorfii in 1694. Bound in later eighteenth century calf, gilt-decorated, with five raised bands, leather spine label. Engraved frontispieces. VG, rubbed at hinges and spine ends. Interior clean and tight. Texts in Latin and German. Consignment. Shelved in Case #4.
Germantaun: Michael Billmeyer, 1797. 18mo; Fair/no-DJ; Brown spine without text; German language; Boards have 2 clip-type metal closures across front of text block at front & rear panels; age toned appearance with rubbing & scratches on exterior panels and spine edges; Text block has darkened due to age and pages are stiff with small open tear on front end paper with writings at top edge, other writings on 2nd ffep and foxing on pages throughout; pp 572.
Munchen: Kindler Verlag, 1955. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, tan without print; Cover is cream with black print, peripheral tanning (including spine), bumps to both outside corners, slight spotting/shelfwear; Text block clean and tight, mild age-toning to paper; Inscribed in ink by Heyer on the half-title page; Text in German; 117 pages, frontispiece (port.).
New York: Collins Publishers, 1986. Quarto; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has slight bump to rear top corner, slight shelfwear, but is clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight bump to rear top corner, slight fading to edges, else clean and strong; Text block has inscription in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; 268 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color). [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.].