London: Hodder & Toughton, 1909. Limited Edition. large 4to., unpaginated; VG; spine tan with gilt lettering; bound in publishers white buckam with a pictorial stamped in gilt on front cover; spine has some wear and aging, cracking to head and tail; publishers gilt emblem on back cover, printed on inside boards and endpapers; top edge of textblock gilt, others uncut; no slipcase; 25 tipped in plates in excellent condition; of the 750 copies signed by Edward J. Detmold, this is no. 8; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
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London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, 624 pages; VG; bound in half burgundy calf, marbled boards; paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; faded marbled text block; first issue points present: Earliest state with misprint 'visiter' (for 'sister') on page 123 line 17, all plates before page 45 with the Chapman and Hall imprint, Page 160, 6 lines up has 'latter' (for 'letter'); frontispiece and 39 plates; slight foxing to plates, as usual; shelved case 4.
Lyon: Guilliaume Rouille, 1581. Quarto; vg+/none; brown leather spine with gilt lettering and six raised bands; expertly rebacked; quarter-bound with brown cloth boards; Spine brown leather with title labeled "Religion des Romains"; 2 parts, separately titled; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; letterpress texture; ex libris, signature, title page, ancient hand; varied foxing, mild general toning; illus, title pages with heraldic devices; enlarged chapter capital letters, 5 full woodcut plates, 42 smaller woodcut figures, 554 medallions [annotated catalog of ancient coin collection]; first pages, light water staining, tail-edge corner; --v1, 339 pp., 56 pp., index; --v2, "Castrametation," 154 pp.; 9 pp., index; 41 full page military plates; 2 small woodcuts; some internal closed tears without loss; Roman Baths, 3 full plates and 3 small woodcuts; else very good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH. Shelved in Case 3.
Cassellis Cattorum: Sumptibus Theodoris Fischer, 1882. Quarto; vii, 299 pp. + 16 pp. of illustrations. Original leather spine and cloth boards. VG. Some rubbing at front hinge; some wear to extremities. Interior clean and tight. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Text in Latin. All plates present in rear of volume. A rare work on Japanese marine shells. Shelved in Case #10.
Rome: Fototeca Unione, 1982. Fototeca Unione - Ancient Roman Architecture - Photographic Archive on Microfiche Volumes I and II This microfiche reference work, the largest collection of source material on ancient Roman architecture and topography available in any form consists of two volumes. Volume I, originally published in 1977, contains more than 14,000 images divided into sections on the architecture of Rome, Roman Italy, and the Roman Empire. The first section depicts the city of Rome and contains irreplaceable documentation assembled over a period of nearly 50 years. Photos dating back to 1865 and drawings and plans done in past centuries are included. The second section covers monuments elsewhere in Italy and the third section includes works in Roman provinces outside Italy. Volume II emphasizes architecture in the Roman provinces in the Near East and North Africa, and includes a new collection of nearly 4,000 photographs of public and domestic architecture in Pompeii as well as pre-Roman and early Roman architecture on the Italian peninsula. Photographs from Rome, Italy, Algeria, Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Yugoslavia. Fototeca Unione - Ancient Roman Architecture - Photographic Archive on Microfiche Volume I Edited by Karin Bull-Simonsen Einaudi Contributors: Irene Bragantini, section "Empire" Bernard Frischer, site summaries Matilde Mazzolani, section "Italy" Distributed by the University of Chicago Press c1982 by Fototeca Unione, American Academy in Rome 1st ed 1977 Fototeca Unione 2nd ed 1979 K.G.Saur, Munich 3rd ed 1982 University of Chicago Press Volume I 15 text pages 10x12 ring binder 141 black and white fiches (approximately 14,000 photographs) Fototeca Unione - Ancient Roman Architecture - Photographic Archive on Microfiche Volume II Edited by Karin Bull-Simonsen Einaudi Contributors: Irene Bragantini, section "Empire" Mariette de Vos, section "Pompei" Lawrence Richardson Jr., site summaries Distributed by the University of Chicago Press c1982 by Fototeca Unione, American Academy in Rome Volume II 15 text pages 10x12 ring binder 115 black and white fiches (approximately 12,000 photographs) Condition of both of these volumes is Very Fine to As New.
Paris: Cuchet, 1783. First Edition, Later Issue. Octavo, xl, 299, ; VG; bound in 1/4 speckled calf, gilt tooling and burgundy label with gilt tooling to spine; label mildly chipped and crooked; marbled boards and endpapers; lower hinges beginning to crack; fore edge uncut; with all 9 engraved plates plus the folding table; small bookplate to front pastedown; There is a 4 page supplement in the rear adding information about the flight of November 21, in which Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d'Arlandes, made the first first manned free balloon flight.; text in French; MW consignment; shelved case 10.
New York: Random House, 1959. Limited Edition, #180/500. 8vo., 436 pages; VG; bound in black cloth, gilt lettering on spine and front cover; wrapped in mylar covering; beveled edges; blue marbled endpapers; top edge of text block stained teal; "This first edition of The Mansion is limited to five hundred copies, signed by the author", this is number 180; volume three of the Snopes trilogy; in excellent condition; shelved case 2.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 224pp.; VG/VG; spine tan with teal and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor bumping and shelfwear; price-clipped; the front pastedown, both sides of the ffep, and the half-title pages have inscriptions and drawings/doodles by the following cartoonists: Mort Gerberg, Sam Gross, Marvin Tannenberg, Dana Fradon, Bill Woodman, Jack Ziegler, Gahan Wilson, George Booth; shelved case 1.
Oxford: Leonard Lichfield/Oxford University, 1640. First Edition. DECRIPTION: A fine example and survivor of this rare edition. The second printing, the first being in London in 1639. The original being printed as "The Bloody Brother." Also the first to list Fletcher as the author. On page 65 is Shakespeare's song "Take, oh take those lips away." The play was written in collaboration with John Fletcher, Philip Massinger, Ben Jonson, and George Chapman, literally a who's who of the great playwrights and poets of the time. This second edition is believed to have derived from a prompt book from a staging of the play. Fans of the History Channel series "Vikings" will recognize Rollo as the ruler of Paris and the brother of Ragnar Lodbrok. CONDITION NOTES: Octavo; G/Paper wraps; Torn wraps, large chip missing from front, tearing along spine, especially on lower edge; Pen titling on front wrap (hand-written title page); All pages are age-toned and spotted in places; Some liquid staining; All legible, a good reading copy only. Stored in plastic cover in case 0. Consignment JG.
New York: Knopf, 1930. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/No jacket; Gray boards with black lettering and falcon design on front; Bumping to corners and general edge wear; Binding tight; Two spots of red liquid staining to upper edge of text block, affecting the very top of the pages only; Water damage to lower front corner of the text block, reaching as high as the text on some pages,legibility unaffected; Some dog-earing to pages; Text block toned as usual; 267 pages; LP Collection; Shelve in Case 6.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1929. First Edition. Small Octavo in Red Cloth Boards, without scarce dust jacket, Good--. A very rare first edition of Hammett's first book. Boards bumped at corner's revealing underlying boards, bumping to head and tail of spine where cloth is frayed, cloth fraying on both joints between spine and boards, some scuffing to surface of boards, gold image of scull and crossbones on front board. Front hinge on inside has split start, top corner of ffep bears small open tear, binding a little loose, light age toning and some foxing throughout. 270 pp. [Shelved Case 6, Cloth spine bears design in black, red, and yellow].
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. First Edition. Octavo, 211 pages, VG/VG; First Edition, First Issue DJ, pink spine, white lettering; fading to spine, white lettering toned off-white, lettering legible; chipping to head, tail, and edges of covers; material loss to top margin of back cover; closed tear to bottom margin of back cover; partially erased notation in pencil to front cover; price uncut "$2.50" to front flap; First Edition, First Printing, black boards, red lettering; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and illustrations unaffected; mild age-toning to text-block; copyright page has Scribner's "A" and seal; RED PLANET the first of Heinlein's books to feature the Martian elder race; LP consignment; shelved case 8.
Edinburgh: Printed for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, 1757. 4to., 296pp.; VG; bound in full contemporary calf, paneled spine with mild gilt lettering and tooling; some shelfwear to boards and spine, including small chipping to label, chipping to head of spine; bumping and peeling to corners, scratches to boards; lower fore corner of front board has the leather peeling off the board, and front pastedown has peeled off in the same spot; title page has a name signed as "John Dunlop 1809'; bookplate on front pastedown, second bookplate on ffep; previous booksellers description pasted on front pastedown; interior clean; shelved case 4.
Leiden: Ex officina Plantaniana, apud Raphelengium, 1590, 1595. Small octavo; 302, 48 pp. Contemporary vellum, ruled in black with spiral design at center of boards. Very good; boards somewhat bowed; some soiling and rubbing; some small tears and soiling to pastedowns; interior generally clean. An early tract in political theory by the celebrated humanist scholar, Justus Lipsius. Text in Latin. Shelved in Case #3.
Philadelphia: C. P. Wayne, 1805-1807. First Edition, Second Issue. Octavos, 5 volumes; VG; newly bound in marbled calf, paneled spines with gilt; marbled endpapers; scattered light penciling throughout; frontispiece of volume 1 offsetting to title page; lacking atlas volume; Second Issue, with 1805 to volumes 1-4, 1807 to volume 5; shelved above Civil War.
Londini [London]: Typis Du-Gardianis, 1651. Ninth Edition. 32mo,  332 pages; VG; 3/4 bound in brown leather, paper boards, rebacked with new brown paneled spine; moderate wear to boards; ffep has had a name cut out of it; title page has a small amount of writing; bookplate to front pastedown; device of commonwealth arms on title page; page 330 misprinted as 332; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: John Milton, 1697. Reissue. Octavo,  238 pages; 3/4 bound in brown calf, paneled spine with gilt bands and gilt lettering; marbled boards; A4, B-P8, Q7; lacking final advertisement leaf Q8; with a single small stamp on verso of title page for the Selbourne Library; mild soiling to interior; title page has some rubbing to edges, illegible name to top of page; Wing R187, ESTC Citation No. R9026; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: Longmans & Co., et al. 1861, 1862, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1872, 1874, 1875 & 1876. New Edition. Octavo, 14 volumes; G; Panels have half-bound vellum leather spine and fore corners with marbled boards which have moderate scratches and some rubbing on the exteriors, and rubbing wear along edges, mostly tail edges, spines and fore corners have lightly soiled & stained appearance, probably due to age and handling, taping along joints and spine of vols. 2, 7, and 8, vol. 2 also has small cracking closed tear at front head fore edge, vol. 11 has cracking at front joint toward head head and tail edges with small circular open tear toward tail edge at front joint, but still attached, vol. 12 has 2 inch slight crack on front panel toward head edge, however all panels are strong and sturdy; Text blocks show some wear with moderate foxing on first and last few pages, vol. 3 has ink writings on ffep and verso of ffep, vol. 6 has cracking along binding between pp 18-19, vol.8 has taping along binding between rear end paper and pastedown, as well as cracking between pp 390-391 at binding exposing spine and moisture staining at tail edge toward fore edge, and vol. 14 has small tear at fore edge of ffep as well as cracking along binding at pp 146-147 and 592-593 exposing spine, but all pages are still bound, all volumes have previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns, and they have very light foxing on few text pages; as is. pp 8309. English & Latin text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. [Shelved in Aisle 9].
Basle: 1522. Quarto; Fair; Page count collated as aa - mm iii; Black title to front cover; Remnants of label to spine; Vellum binding; Staining and rubbing to exterior, worn; Remnants of leather ties to fore edge; Text block shows slight browning to interior; Lacking title page; Front end paper has book plate of previous owner adhered to center, remnants of non-archival tape to first two end papers; wear to lower fore corner including mild fraying;.
Gedruck zu Budiffin/durch Nicolaum Zipfern, 1615. first;. Slightly oblong octavo in green and ivory cloth with black gothic writing; Good+; embossed spine; right edge of front board slanted upwards; boards' corners ivory; boards and spine generally soiled from age but in good condition; binding strong; tiny French library sticker inside front cover; front hinge starting to loosen; parchemin type paper discolored but not heavily; green external edges dusty and sunned; first part of book (about 60 pages) in gothic writing with calligraphy; first title page partly written in red ink with 1615 date; other title pages interspersed with coat of arms; some titles pages in red ink; second part of book (136 pages) in regular handwriting in black ink; last part of book (no numbering) in regular handwriting with date of 1624; last pages left blank; this book is in GERMAN; shelved in room 12.
New York/London: Routledge, 2002. First American Edition. Quarto; 641pp; glazed photo-illustrated boards; covers scuffed and worn with several abrasions at spine, joints, and edges; last 50 or so pages ruffled at upper corner; contents else very good. [Spine; white titles on black]. Shelved in Psychology section (Freud).
New York: E. Belcher Hyde, 1912. First Edition. Octavo, 36 pages, 675 pages of color maps; VG; newly rebound in burgundy cloth, black label with gilt lettering to spine, previous board covers preserved, including distinct gilt titling on front cover; detailed hand-colored maps of Brooklyn Proper; with ownership stamps; shelved case 13.
New York: E. Belcher Hyde, 1912. First Edition. Octavo, 24 pages, 472 pages of color maps; VG; newly rebound in burgundy cloth, black label with gilt lettering to spine, previous board covers preserved, including distinct gilt titling on front cover; title page has some chipping to edges; detailed hand-colored maps extending from Battery Park north to 228th Street; shelved case 13.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1895. First American Edition, Second Issue. Octavo, 216 pages; VG; vertically ribbed red cloth, front cover and spine stamped in gilt; minimal rubbing; ownership information on ffep of John F. Dryden II, the grandson of Senator and founder of the Prudential Insurance Company John F. Dryden, dated January 1920.; Brentanos bookseller sticker on rear pastedown; shelved case 8.
London: John Murray, 1832. First Thus. 17 Small Octavos; VG to VG-; Black leather spines with gilt lettering and designs, 5 raised bands on spine; All edges gilt; Some peeling at the joints, bumping to corners; Previous owner's bookplates; Text clean yet toned; SHELVED over monographs; NOTE: Heavy set, please contact us for international or priority shipping; GP Consign.
London: George Barrie, 1900-1905. First Thus. 18 Volumes; Octavos in Red leather with tooled gilt designs on spine and boards; Marbled end papers; All edges gilt; Printed on Japanese vellum; Some wear the the edges, some corners bumped and beginning to fray, Light scuffing to spines; Bindings tight, text blocks clean, all etchings clear and clean with titled tissue leaves intact; Numbered 56 of a limited edition of 100 printed on Japanese vellum. Set is 18 Volumes, including Volumes 2-10 of Series One [D'Angouleme's Heptameron, 2 volumes; Montesquieu's Persian Letters, 2 Volumes; Rousseau's The Confessions, 2 Volumes; and Rabelais' Gargantua & Pantagruel, 2 Volumes] and Volumes 1-10 of Series 2 [Voltaire's Prose Romances, 3 Volumes; Lesage's Gil Blas of Santillana; and Cervantes' Don Quxote, 4 Volumes]. Missing is the two volume set of the Decameron from Series One. Shelved above Young Adult. NOTE: Set is heavy, please contact us for expedited and international shipping. AS consignment.
Boston; New York: Houghton Mifflin Company; Harper & Brothers, 1880-1904. Various Editions. Octavos, 28 volumes; VG; all volumes matching 3/4 bound in brown leather, spine with 6 compartments, two with gilt lettering and a single rule border, the others with a double ruled border; marbled boards, endpapers; top edges gilt;name of F. A. Delano on spine tail in gilt on all volumes; Frederic Adrian Delano II was a member of the Delano family as a son of Warren Delano Jr. and Catherine Robbins Lyman, brother of Sara Ann Delano, and uncle of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Among other accomplishments, he was the chairman of the influential National Capital Park and Planning Commission and helped approve and oversee the building of the Pentagon.; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above WWII.
Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and co., 1814. First Edition. DESCRIPTION: Jonathan Swift (1667–1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. Swift is remembered for works such as Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal, A Journal to Stella, Drapier's Letters, The Battle of the Books, An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity and A Tale of a Tub. Regarded as the foremost prose satirist in the English language, he is also known for his poetry. A master of two styles of satire, the Horatian and Juvenalian, his deadpan, ironic writing style has led to such satire being subsequently termed "Swiftian". Complete in 19 volumes. CONDITION NOTES:8vos., 19 volumes; VG; paneled brown spine with gilt tooling, two maroon labels with gilt lettering; bound in polished green leather, gilt paneling on boards, gillt tooling on board edges; bumping and wear to corners, head and tail of spine; mild scratching to leather; mild rubbing so some panels of spines; foxing throughout all volumes; ex libris bookplate inside front board in all volumes, bled onto ffep; frontispiece of Swift in volume one, bled onto title page; heavy, please contact for shipping; shelved above law.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921. Limited Edition, #825/1060. 8vos., 26 volumes; VG; all volumes bound uniformly in blue linen cloth, with paper spine labels, all edges deckled, patterned endpapers, each volume numbered on limitation page; volume 1 initialed on limitation page by Lloyd Osbourne, an American author and the stepson of Robert Louis Stevenson; minimal to no shelfwear; AS consignment; shelved above military history; heavy set, for shipping costs please contact us.
London: The Oriental Ceramic Society in Association with Azimuth Editions, 1969-1981, 1993-2004. Volumes 38 through 45, volumes 56 through 68. 21 volumes total in quarto. Volumes 38-41 bound in cloth with a tan spine and no DJ. Volumes 42-43 in wrappers with a yellow spine. Volumes 44-45 like the other tan volumes in cloth but with very good dust jackets. Volumes 56-66 bound in cloth with a tan spine and no DJ. Volumes 67-68 in wrappers with a white spine and no DJ. Volumes 38-45 generally good or very good. Volumes 56-68 generally very good. Several dark rubbing smudges to the front cover of volume 38, as well as to the front cover of volume 66. Volume 38 has foxing to its spine. Volume 40 has a detached but present frontispiece. Slight age-toning to the wrapper coverings of volumes 42 and 43. Gentle, light crease to the rear lower corner of volume 67 wrappers. Nearly all volumes have a good or better binding, book block edges, and clean text pages. Volume 38 to 153pp with many plates, volume 39 to 82pp with many plates, volume 40 to 152pp with many plates, volume 41 to 308pp, volume 42 to 74pp, volume 43 to 59pp, volume 44 to 86pp, volume 45 to 104pp. Volume 56 to 104pp, volume 57 to 107pp, volume 58 to 94pp, volume 59 to 92pp, volume 60 to 161pp, volume 61 to 152pp, volume 62 to 88pp, volume 63 to 146pp, volume 64 to 100pp, volume 65 to 168pp, volume 66 to 139pp, volume 67 to 128pp, volume 68 to 89pp. Many volumes of a limited print number. PLEASE NOTE: due to the weight of these volumes, extra shipping charges may apply if ordered online. Shelved above History of Science section [Aisle E] at our Dupont Circle store.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1994. First Editions Thus. Octavos, 17 volumes; VG; bound in fine genuine burgundy leather with bright gilt spine titles and gilt and black decorative motif on covers; each volume with matching motif; head of spine of volume 1 bleached to gray, presumably through sun; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; all 17 volumes still in publisher's shrinkwrap, shelved above case 1.
Boston: Printed by Manning & Loring, 1797. 8vo., 300pp.; VG-; bound in brown leather, spine has red label and gilt lettering; moderate wear to boards, including scratches, scuffing, and rubbing; foxing, age-toning, and mild water-marks to interior; name written on ffep, dated 1801; lower edges of hinges beginning to split; TG consignment; shelved case 1.
London: Rodwell and Martin, 1822. First edition. Thick quarto in burgundy leather with gold gilt; six-band spine with heavy gilt; VG; moderate shelf wear on boards, mostly around spine and edges; gilt edges; paper sunned with light, occasional foxing or offsetting; text in French; contains an engraving on each page with descriptive paragraphs; shelved in Case # 7; please contact us for shipping costs; SD consignment.
Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1808. Fourth Philadelphia Edition. 4to., 1080, 72 pages; G; bound in contemporary brown leather, paneled spine with faded gilt lettering; cracking on spine; chipping to head and tail of spine, rubbing to boards, corners, edges; age-toning and foxing to the interior; with 31 engraved plates and maps, plate opposed page 922 has had most of the margins removed, but the image is intact, lacking half of the frontispiece plate; bookplate and library discard stamp on front pastedown, no other library markings; first title page reads 1804, others read 1808; A study bible, made specifically with notes, maps, extra texts, and indices to enable the reader to more easily cross-reference and build context.; shelved case 4.
Lolivieri, 1902. Oblong quarto, unpaginated. VG; Spine is vellum with gilt flower design. Bound tourist's photo-album comprising 30 pasted in photographic reproductions of views of Napoli. Vellum covered boards are embossed with ornate gilt decoration. Bumping and shelf-wear. Foxing and soiling to boards; age-toning to margins of text and foxing to a few plates. Previous owner's inscription to flyleaf and previous bookseller's sticker to front pastedown endpaper. Binding is sturdy; shelved above mythology.
London: W. Thacker & Co., 1899. First edition. Octavo, 285pp. Hardcover without jacket. Bumping and shelf-wear. Soiling and sunning to cloth-bound boards. Light, scattered foxing throughout text. Moderate age-toning to margins of endpapers. Spine cocked. Rear hinge cracked. Spine cracked in several places. Fold-out map in rear perfectly intact. Good copy only. Shelve: CASE #9. Spine is brown cloth with black text in dark green box.
Ruremundt: Iohan Hompes, 1620. First Edition. Quarto, , 399 pages; G-; bound in contemporary vellum, worn or broken ties to fore edge; rear cover replaced with early untreated calf-skin, some repair from similar time-frame; moderate soiling and wrinkling to vellum, repair patch to middle of front cover; spine bent inwards, causing the entire text block to extend; with half-title with ink writing on upper halfl ; lacking engraved title page; occasional marginalia; some wear to page edges; Text in Dutch; TL consignment Shelve in bookshelf near stairs on sales floor.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1924. First American Edition. 4vo., 280pp.; VG; bound in publishers black cloth with image pasted on front board, silver lettering on spine; 12 tipepd-in color plates, including frontispiece; minor bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; illustrated endpaper; housed in a G box; of bottom half: bottom right corner torn, tear on lower edge, some peeling; of top half: same image pasted on as on front board, bottom flap missing, upper right corner torn, peeling; shelved case 14.
La Haye: Adrian Moetjens, 1692. 12mo. 2 volumes; VG; bound in early full brown calf, volume 1 newly rebacked with spine preserved, spines paneled with gilt; some rubbing and wear to boards; Illustrated with 12 folding copper engravings and two folding copper engraved maps, the second map with a long horizontal tear, but still intact with no pieces missing; stamp of previous owner on ffep of volume 2, remnants of bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1, ffep of volume 2; VG consignment; shelved case 9.
London: J. Tonson, 1727. First Edition. Quarto, 325 pages; VG; full brown leather boards, re-backed with modern paneled light brown leather, burgundy label with gilt lettering, gilt leaf to each other panel; boards have single gilt roll t border, single gilt roll to board edges, moderate wear and rubbing; with all 18 plates of tables, including 1 folding; text block red; interior clean; wide margins; TB consignment; shelved case 3.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954. First Edition. Approx. 5.75" x 8.5" VG hardcover in VG blue dustjacket with red accent and white lettering. Ex-library with associated stamps and markings, including subtle abrasion to front and rear pastedowns as from removal of pocket or stickers. Gently cocked, lightly soiled boards rubbed and fraying at corners and spine ends. Multiple small chips to crinkled and abraded corresponding areas of age-toned jacket, now protected in clear mylar overlay; significant shallow creases across surfaces. Wear along stress lines; rear book flap has separated completely from jacket rear, but is present and protected in Brodart. Dampstain has darkened jacket rear. Text block near spine head continues dampstain with no discernible bleed-through to interior of book beyond subtle browning to gutter of hinges at rear endpapers, which are starting, and at next-to-last pages. Similarly, faint dampstain near bottom of deckled text block fore-edge seeps only to ffep, half-title page and list of author's previous works; front hinges also starting. Mild foxing to a few interior pages; volume otherwise clean and tight throughout. Case #8.
Patavii [Padua]: Josephus Cominus [Giuseppe Comino], 1750. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary paper boards, newly rebacked with spines and labels preserved, spines tan with paper labels and handwritten black lettering; some rubbing and wear to boards; portions of volume 1 uncut, volume 2 largely uncut; small bookseller label to front pastedowns; interiors clean; wide margins; , 592, , xlviii, 415, ; shelved case 10.
Bordeaux, France: 1570. Thick quarto in light brown, embossed hardcovers and spine; condition: Good; covers show substantial fraying and small tears on edges; open gutter at front; binding strong, but title and first pages loose; long inscriptions on end pages and title page, dated 1575; occasional marginalia; paper faded and slightly wavy; pp. 594; in Latin; shelved in Case # 3; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Riccardo Bancker, 1791. Set of 9 small octavos in 3/4 burgundy and beige moire hardcovers with gold gilt on spine; VG; boards with moderate soiling or shelf wear; strong binding; ex-libris small sticker and previous owner's name; paper slightly foxed and discolored; text clean, in Italian; dusty edges; altogether in good condition; first edition of Bandello's novels were published in 1554; shelved above Sociology; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: George Bell and Sons, 1908, 1902. First Series is 1908 reprint. Second series is 1902 first edition. Two octavo 152pp. & 152pp. hard covers in VG condition. Author signed and personally inscribed each volume to previous owner on blank pages before title pages. Ex. libris pasted on front paste down end paper. Rebound, tan leather corners and spine, and marbled paper covering. Boards show some bumping, shelf wear, handling. Spine has 5 raised bands and gilt decorations and lettering. Top edge gilt. Text has minimal foxing, very light age toning along leading edge on some pages. Text clean. Binding is very tight and sturdy. Shelve in case 12.
Leipzig, Germany: Hans-Peter Schulz and Galerie am Sachsenplatz, 1987. Limited Edition. folio, 11 loose leaves; VG; housed in a gray clamshell box with a tan label and black lettering, case has minor shelfwear; of a limited edition of 25, this is copy number 21; contains one loose leaf with information in German and ten loose leaves of etchings; verso of all ten leaves are signed by the publisher, numbered 21/25; contains the following plates: Bildnis Helene Berlit, Helene Berlit nach links, Parkweg, Grablegung (Beweinung), Gebirgslandschaft, Winterlandschaft, Berge und Häuser, Flußlandschaft, Kleine Gebirgslandschaft, Kartoffelernte; IR consignment; shelved front table.
London: Printed for the Editor, 1736;1673;1700. First English Edition. 17cm by 10cm full leather binding. LVII, 240 pp. 57 page introductory 'memoirs and testimonies'. Multiple [dated] title pages to different sections, [the last by a different author: Castamore, and possibly others]. Divorce and Re-Marriage ; Adultery and Divorce ; Conjugium Languens ...Conjugal Infidelity and Impunity [1700: Castamore]. Front and rear boards somewhat loosely attached, but held in place by the binding's internal cordage. Small nicks and abrasions to leather. Spine gilt title worn away, but 'Cases of Divorce' still faintly visible. Uniform age-toning and light foxing to pages. Text varies in darkness of printing; all is legible, but some pages are considerably lighter and less distinct than others. Endpapers with uneven tanning and some stains. Author's name spelled Barnardino and Bernardino in different places. Quite scarce. AM Consignment. Shelved case 4.
London: Blacker, himself, 1855. Second Edition. Small Octavo, xi, , viii, , 259 pages; VG: bound in contemporary full brown calf with a double-ruled gilt border, rebacked with new brown leather spine, previous black leather label with gilt lettering preserved; some pages uncut; mild and scattered foxing to interior; with 20 plates plus frontispiece, 18 in color; shelved case 10.