Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences- National Research Council, 1959. first edition. VG+. Two short 4tos (10" tall) in blue cloth boards, titles on spine in silver. No DJs as issued. Light bumping to bottom corners of first volume, vol II has light staining to front. Spines of both lightly age-toned. Very minor marking to textblocks, previous owner's signature on front endpage of both vols, pages otherwise clean. Pagination continues across vols. 1635 pp. Shelve Locked- LAFCADIO.
New York, NY: Crown Publishers Inc., 1969. First English Edition. Hardcover Super Octavo;VG/VG; Volumes show general shelf ware, chipping, creasing, open and closed tears on edges and/or corners, sunning on edges; Text blocks are age toned, age toning on Vols. I and II is greater than on Vol. III, damp staining on text block of Vol. II, otherwise clean, text and illustration legible and clear; pp 2,048. Additional costs for items shipped using express/international shipping or any items weighing over 4 Lbs Additional costs for items shipped using express/international shipping or any items weighing over 4 Lbs.
New York: Twayne Publishers, Inc., 1953. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; illustrated spine, white text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, chipping to head and tail of spine, sunning on spine, rubbing on back, light bumping along the head and tail edges, price clipped; boards are strong, bumping to the head and tail of spine; textblock age toned, otherwise clean; interior pages severely age toned, otherwise clean; pp 262; FLP Collection.
Cambridge, England: The Hakluyt Society by Cambridge University Press, 1968. Octavos. Hard cover with dust jacket, VG/VG. All three volumes are in very good condition; tight binding, clean, unmarked pages/text. There is an inscription by former owner on front end paper of all three books. For three books: Dust jacket is price-clipped and shows light shelf wear, but still good and wrapped in protective brodart. Price is for set. Heavy item; additional shipping cost may apply. [Oversized order. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Ithaca, NY and London: Cornell University Press, 1975. First Edition. [Oversized, 17lb boxset. Extra shipping funds necessary for Expedited/International shipping. Economy shipping unavailable] Five slipcased quarto hardcovers in brick-colored cloth boards, all volumes VG+/No DJ as issued . The following characterizes all volumes: minor shelfwear, minor bumping to head and tail of spine. Protective mylar cover is wrapped around each volume, and the mylar cover has some chipping/abrading at the head and tail of the spine for all volumes. Slipcase is in G+ condition: shelfwear, edgewear, splitting at rear top edge. Binding intact and text clean in all volumes. Part of the series Cornell Publications in the History of Science. ISBN for the set: 0801408024. Periods and contents covered by the individual volumes are as follows: Volume I: 1658-1669. Letters 1-214 Volume II: 1670-1683. Letters 215-431. Volume III: 1684-1688. Letters 432-724. Volume IV: 1689-1692. Letters 725-981. Volume V: 1693-1694. Letters 982-1079. Literature Cited. Index. [Spines have brick background and gilt text. Shelved under Fiction Review Table].
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1919. First Edition. Quarto; VG-/VG-; green/black spine, white/black text; jacket has rubbing on front and back, age toning, chipping along head and tail edge, chipping on head and tail of spine, large closed tear on back tail edge, unclipped and has protective mylar cover; boards strong, bumping on head and tail of spine, age toning; textblock and interior pages have severe age toning, otherwise clean; LP consignment; pp 385.
Sofia, Bulgaria: Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2006. First Edition. Octavo, 503pp. Hardcover without dust jacket in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf wear to illustrated boards, particularly corners. Small spot of soiling to tail edge of text block. Text is clean. Boards slightly bowed and spine cocked. Binding is sturdy. Shelved in Science section (Chemistry); Spine is blue with white text.
New York: The Technology Press of the Massachussetts Institute of Technology, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1958. 8vo hardcover with dustjacket. VG+/G. SIGNED by the author (and founder of cybernetics) on the front endpaper. Board side front endpaper has previous owner's name and address inked in. Interior otherwise clean, binding strong, very minor rubbing to spine ends and corners. Rubbing to dj, especially at edges and corners, general edgewear, six less than quarter inch tears at top and bottom edges, chipping at spine, age-toning to dj spine. DJ now in protective plastic sleeve. 131 pp. No ISBN. [Age-toned white text on black spine. In locked cases.].