London: Office of the National Illustrated Library. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Ex-library; Spine, tan with gold print; Boards in green cloth with embossed design, peripheral toning and toning to spine, wear to corners and spine caps, small blemishes on front; Text block has gilt top edge, penciled library name on front flyleaf, cracked rear hinge, else clean and tight; vii, 312 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
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New York: Burt Franklin. Reprint of 1890 edition. Octavo; VG/ Hardcover; Brown spines with gold text; the 2 volumes are in uniform condition; Boards are slightly shelf worn but have solid binding; Text blocks are mostly clean, save for a few minor markings along the exterior edges, interiors are otherwise clean; 351p.(Vol.1); 685p.(Vol.2) Oversized listing. Please contact seller for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions.
Leipzig: Bernard Tauchnitz, 1868-1880. 18mo; 5 volumes; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spines, brown with gold print; Boards quarter bound with brown leather to spines and corners, marbled paper to boards, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear to paper, light scuffing to leather; Textblocks have red-speckled edges, owner label on front pastedown, stains from leather edges on endpapers; CONTENTS [note: series "No." taken from Complete catalogue of the Tauchnitz Edition of British and American authors, Leipzig, 1905): Friends in Council : a series of readings and discourse thereon : in two volumes. Vol. I [No. 1303] / Sir Arthur Helps. (1873; cracked front hinge, foxing throughout; 263 pages) — A Cruise Upon Wheels : the chronicle of some autumn wanderings among the deserted post-roads of France : in two volumes. Vol. II [No. 1447] / Charles Allston Collins. (1874; surface tear to paper on rear; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; 288 pages) — Two French Marriages : in two volumes. Vol. I (Collection of British Authors, vol. 991) [No. 991] / Mrs. C. Jenkin. (1868; penciled name on front flyleaf, foxing throughout; 299 pages) — A Poetry-Book of Songs and Sonnets, Odes and Idylls. Second Series, From the End of the Eighteenth Century to the Present Time [No. 1751] / Amelia B. Edwards [editor] (1878; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; “A Poetry Book II”— spine; x, 334 pages) — Mrs. Denys of Cote : in two volumes. Vol. II [No. 1904] / Holme Lee (1880; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; 296 pages).
Boston: Carter, Hendee and Co., 1833. First edition. Small, thin octavo in dark green hardcovers; VG; boards show some soiling and moderate shelf wear; end pages heavily foxed and discolored; inscriptions on front end page; paper slightly faded with occasional stained of foxed pages; pp. 96; shelved in Case 0.
Wein: Verlag von Sigmund Bensinger, n. d. Octavo; pp 378; VG-/no-DJ; dark rust spine with gilt text; cloth has elaborate gilt and black tooled scrollwork and borders to spine and front; gilt embossed illustration to center front; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block has age toned edges, marbled endpapers, slighted faded; profusely illustrated; text pages are clean; German text.
Paris: Editions Nilsson, n.d. 12mo; pp 310; G-/no-DJ; 1/4 bound light brown spine with gilt text; gilt decorations spine; sundarkened spine; marbled boards show slight sunfading to exterior; some rubbing to joints and edges; minor chip to spine head edge; sturdy boards; text block has some toning fore and tail exterior edges; cracking to gutters; illustrated; French text;.
Mount Vernon: The Peter pauper Press, n.d. 10mo; pp 59; G-; blue spine with gilt text to paper label; no jacket; cloth has modestly sunned exterior, mostly to spine; slight smudges to rear; small chip to spine head edge; label with illustration to front; sturdy boards; text block shows lightly age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep; slight writing to verso of ffep; good binding;.
London: N. Conant, 1777. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 208; G; dark brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; possibly rebound; cloth shows slight sunning to spine; rubbed edges; modest shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has ex-library stamped markings to title page; some foxing inside; previous owner's name to front pastedown and ffep; small chip to title page at head edge; interior slightly toned;.
Prato: Nella Stamperia Vestri, 1830. 10mo; pp 195; G-/no-DJ; 1/4 bound dark green spine with gilt text; gilt rules to spine; marbled boards; noticeable wear to edges and corners; sturdy boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; interior shows slight foxing throughout; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to ffep; Italian text;.
Brooklyn and New York: William W. Swayne, n.d. 12mo; pp 496; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text and embossed designs to spine; cloth has gilt embossed border and decoration to front; boards are slightly bowed; light sunning to spine; minor wear to corners; text block has all edges gilt; dark brown endpapers; previous owner's name lightly to endpaper; light foxing to some pages.
London: George C. Harrap & Co. Ltd, ca. 1909. Soft covers quarto rebound in dark brown embossed suede with sturdy, clean brown casing; VG; covers with moderate soiling and slightly frayed around edges; binding strong; deckle edges; paper discolored; front and end pages beautifully illustrated; tipped-in illustrations with adjacent poem framed in brown color; each page number illustrated on individual pages; pp. 75; shelved in Case 0; DC consignment.
Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, 1972. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Sage green spine w/o text; Covers have plastic sleeve on exterior, sunned spine with moderate shelf wear; Text block is age toned with moderately rubbed exterior edges due to handling, front free end paper's to portion has been cut out; pp 624.
Barcelona: Tipografia, 1907. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan without print; Boards in marbled paper with grey cloth, spine faded to tan, title on typed label on front cover, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has glue stains on endpapers, penciled note on inside of front flyleaf, clean text; “Edicion conforme al codice del Escorial”; Text in Spanish; 52 pages, folded b&w plate.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1882. Quarto; Hardcover; G+; Brown spine with red text; Boards are extremely stained to the spine, front and rear exteriors; p. 25 of the volume is lose but page is still in tact; The gilded edges of the volume are discolored and slightly deckled, free front- end paper has an inscription of the previous owner otherwise text block is legible; 183p.
New York: Carlton & Porter, 1859. 12mo; pp 234; VG-/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; ex-library; cloth has minor wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; ex-library stamps to endpapers; ex-library label adhered to front pastedown; yellow endpapers; five illustrations; interior clean.
Boston, The Club of Odd Volumes, 1963. Limited Edition. Large octavo, 41 pages. Hard cover no dust jacket, VG. Signed by author on a tipped-in card on the front end paper. The edition of this book consists of five hundred copies designed by Joseph Blumenthal and printed at The Spiral Press, New York. The photographs have been reproduced by the Mriden Gravure Company. The wood engravings were made for this publication by Thomas W. Nason and printed from the original blocks. Book is in very good condition but it is missing its slipcase and pages show slight age toning. Tight binding. Clean, unmarked pages. Light shelf wear to boards. Red spine with gilt lettering.
Edinburgh: James Nichol, 1893. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in red leather, toning to spine, wear to spine caps, edges, and hinges, stains to leather, mild scratches, shelfwear; Text block has marbled edges and endpapers, cracked front hinge, bookplate on front pastedown, penciled notation on rear endpapers, significant foxing throughout; xxxiii, 386 pages.
Philadelphia: Conrad and Co., 1807. first edition. 12mo in brown moire leather boards with six-band spine; small burgundy band on spine; VG; boards show some soiling on the back, and general shelf wear; binding strong; open gutter in front; inscription and previous owner's label on ffep; paper heavily discolored; text in very fine print; tiny occasional pencil mark on margin; edges dusty; pp. 295; this is a translation of a thirteenth and fourteenth century text in Latin; shelved in Case 0.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1968. First Printing. Octavo; good/good; dj, sunned-to-tan spine with black and green text; dj, age-toned; chipping; small open and closed tears; HB, green cloth spine with bright green text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; front hinge, cracked; text block, clean; 179pp.
Chicago: Pascal Covici, 1926. Limited Signed First Edition [#60/150]. tall 8vo., 112 pp., VG/G+; golden yellow DJ, black lettering: chipping/creasing to edges of DJ with material loss to bottom margin of front cover, head, tail, and corners; mild foxing to back; mild age-toning to top margin of covers, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering: bumping to top corners, mild grayish mottling to boards; mild age-toning to text-block, deckled fore- and bottom-edges; SIGNED by author to limitation page, No. 60 out of 150 signed copies; shelved Case 0.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1887. Household edition. Octavo; Household edition; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print on red banner, raised bands; Boards half bound with brown leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, light wear to corners, hinges, bottom edges, slight stains to leather on front, front and spine leather seem to be lighter shade than leather on rear; Text block has marbled edges and endpapers, hinges cracked front and rear, else clean and tight, age-toning to paper; viii, 286 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w).
Bucuresti: Albatros, 1972. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Slipcase is tan cardboard with black print, top and bottom unglued but taped closed, wear to spine and spine ends; Cover has crease on front spine edge and rear, else clean; Text block clean and tight, separating from cover; Includes Alecsandri’s Romanian text of “Miorita” with translations into English (by W.D. Snodgrass who inscribed the book on page next to his translation), French (D.I. Suchianu), German (Alfred M. Sperber), Russian (I. Gurovoi), Spanish (Maria Tesesa Leon and Rafael Alberti); Handwritten letter from Snodgrass to dedicatee William LaSalle inserted; Includes 7-inch 33 ⅓ rpm disc in rear pocket; unpaged.
Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1997. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, white with black and blue print; Cover has some smudging, mild bump to bottom edge, vendor label on back; Textblock is clean but for owner stamp on front endpaper; signed by author in ink on title page; inscribed by author in ink on front endpapers; "Winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize"; 68 pages.
Lahore: Puma Arts Printers, 2007. Octavo. VG/VG- DJ. Blue/purple spine with white text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; boards are strong and clean; 2 business cards of author adhered with tape to the front pastedown; INSCRIBED by author on front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 157.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1906. Large Paper Edition, #28/650. Quarto, 6 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 dark green calf, spines and portions of boards sun-faded to brown, marbled boards and endpapers, front board of volume 2 was previously detached but has since been repaired (please see photos for details), paneled spines with one compartment gilt titling, others gilt; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; Large-paper edition, number 28 of 650; with 35 illustrations by Flaxman, plus a matching pair of color/black and white frontispieces per volume; shelved above china section.
n.p. General Egyptian Book Organization, 1989. Octavo; pp 405; G-/no-DJ paperback; beige spine with black lettering; covers show moderate wear to exteriors, such as rubbing to edges and sunned surfaces; light smudges to rear panel; exterior edges of text block have age toned slightly; cracking to front hinge and appears shaken at rear hinge; otherwise clean interior;.
Berlino: Ridolfo Decker, 1862. Quarto. 725 pages; G+ condition; bound in red leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling; boards have double-ruled borders, inner gilt dentelles, single gilt edge-roll; top edge of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; front board loose but present; frontispiece with tissue-guard; small scrapes to front board; scraping along lower edge of boards; mild shelfwear, primarily to corners, hinges; astrological map pasted on second front free endpaper; text in ITALIAN; Shelved on bookshelf near stairs on sales floor Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
New York: Grove Press, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. thin softcover 8vo., 93 pp., VG-; spine black with blue and yellow lettering: mild overall wear to covers, slight material loss to head and tail (lettering unaffected), mild bumping to edges and corners; interior clean; SIGNED by Alvarez to title page, dated September 1984; covers protected by plastic sleeve; shelved Case 0.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1975. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ has mild edgewear, slight tears to rear top edge and front bottom edge, slight shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in black cloth with gold print, slight shelf wear; Text block clean and tight; xii, 98 pages.
New York, Washington, Atlanta: Vantage Press, 1985. First Edition. Octavo; pp 93; VG/VG-; black spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor edge wear; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block show minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; inscribed to Ambassador Robert Keeley and his wife by the author.
New York: Random House, 1990. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, purple with white and black print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and purple paper to boards, slight wear to spine caps but clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, light age-toning to paper; x, 48 pages.
New York: Random House, 1975. Octavo; G+/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ in mylar, slight edgewear, slight blemish on spine, else clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and orange cloth to boards, mildly cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to top edge, light tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; x, 67 pages.
New York: Random House, 1983. First edition. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black and red print; DJ in mylar, creasing to front but clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with purple cloth to spine and orange paper to boards, mild warping, slight soiling to cloth, else clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; 44 pages.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white and black print; DJ has small tears at top and bottom of spine and at flap fold corners, shelfwear, soiling to flap folds; Boards in brown cloth with yellow print, warping, spotting along spine; Text block has spotting to edges, clean text; 64 pages, illustrated.
Milano: Riccardo Ricciardi Editore, 1954. Octavo; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ in slipcase; Spine, tan with black print; Slipcase, plain cardboard, tears to top and bottom edges, bumps to rear corners, slight spotting; DJ has small stains and spotting on spine, mild edgewear; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight, gold ribbon marker, tan-tint to top edge; Text in Italian; xxv, 1253 pages.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1906. First Thus. Small octavo; G-/no-DJ; blue spine with dull gilt text; boards are slightly brittle with moderate bumping and rubbing to corners and edges, water damage and staining to outer edges of front and rear covers, gilt text on spine dull but still intact; inside front and rear hinges split, occasional notes and markings in pencil present throughout textblock, edges and pages have moderate age-toning and light foxing, outer edges of pages have water damage and faint staining throughout, readability not affected, name of previous owner is written on front free-end paper in blue ink; 51pp.