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London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831. First Edition. 8vo., 3 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in black leather, marbled green paper boards, spine paneled black with two red labels and gilt lettering; bumping and general shelfwear; scratches to spines of volumes two and three; interior has minor age spots; the first U.K. edition precedes the U.S. edition; shelved case 13.
New York: Appleton, 1883. First Editions Thus. 32 Octavo set in 3/4 leather; VG; Marbled boards and end papers; 5 raised leather bands on spine; Titles gilt; Some wear to all edges, scratching to leather; All volumes are age toned but free of markings; consignment; shelved over Christianity. Set is heavy, please contact us for international or priority shipping requests.
London, England: Richard Bentley, 1840. First. This applies to all three volumes unless otherwise noted: Octavo; Fair-/no-DJ; Black spine with formerly gilt text, now just indentations remain; Quarter-bound covers with marbled boards, considerable shelfwear and edgewear, covers edgeworn and chipped, severe rubbing at corners, exposing the boards (if not missing), and at ends of spine, some chipping at ends of spine as well, the front and back cover marbled boards are generally clean, but are worn in clustered patches; Textblock darkened by age, moderate-to-heavy foxing prevalent throughout text, pages stiff, difficult to turn, slight musty odor, several pages have small tears and/or bent corners, top edge coloring faded and patchy, light-to-moderate foxing along the fore and tail edges; pp. Vol. 1: 320; Vol. 2: 348; Vol. 3: 339. Individual Volume Notes: *Vol. 1: Front cover separated and partially detached; Front cover corners worn down to the boards, back cover tail corner worn down to the board, top corner missing; Top of spine missing, textblock exposed. Cracked front inner hinge, first signature separating, several pages detached; Name of previous owner inscribed on front free-end paper; Cracked back inner hinge, last signature separating, several pages partly detached. *Vol. 2: All corners worn down to the boards. *Vol. 3: Front cover tail corner worn down to the board, top corner partially missing, back cover - both corners worn to the boards; Textblock separating from the binding - boards are sprung - lowest signature still in place; Signatures loose; Dead fly sandwiched in-between back free-end paper and back pastedown. eb/nd Sale is "As-Is."
London, England: Henry Colburn, 1827. First Edition. Octavos; Fair; Brown leather spine swith red label, gilt text and gilt bands on top and below the labels; Half leather covers with marbled boards with significant shelfwear and edgewear, boards edgeworn, chipping along head and tail edges, considerable rubbing at corners and ends of spine, top layer of spine's leather binding nearly worn completely off - betraying the luster of well-maintained leather - some evidence of original raised bands still remains, labels intact, front and back cover leather edges and leather corners in better condition than spines, although leather still displays evidence of distress, the front and back cover marbled boards are generally clean, but are worn in clustered patches, all four corners of the the half binding somehow extend .5" beyond the leather, leading to raised and warped marbled strips paralleling the edge of the leather corners; Textblock darkened by age, moderate-to-heavy foxing prevalent throughout text, pages stiff, difficult to turn, slight musty odor, dark staining at corners of pastedowns - on reverse side of leather and marble board corners, several pages have small tears, top edge coloring faded and patchy, decorative staining along the fore and tail edges faded, light-to-moderate foxing is more prevalent, previous owners' bookplate affixed to front pastedown, name of another previous owner stamped on front free-end paper, name of likely original owner inscribed on title page; pp Vol. 1: 339; pp Vol. 2: 366; pp Vol. 3: 370. Individual Volume Notes: *Vol. 1 only, there is a crack in the binding along the spine and the front cover board, there is no separation, but the signatures are partially visible. *A page each in Vol. 2 and Vol. 3 is uncut. *Vol. 2 & 3 have loose signatures, in Vol. 2: the last signature is partially detached. *Vol 2 has a large stain along the top edge near the corner. shelved case 13.
New York: A.T. Goodrich & Co., 1820. 12mo; pp 340; Fair/no-DJ; 1/4 bound brown spine with gilt text to black bar; author's first book; this volume only; boards have noticeable wear to exterior; spine mended with thick brown tape; small worm holes to spine; heavy wear to edges; slight cracking to rear head fore edge corner; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; cracking to gutters; some foxing to most pages throughout; missing lower edge of half title page; missing rear endpapers; previous owner's name to title page; slight marking to rear pastedown;.
London: Henry Colburn, 1827. First British Edition. 8vos., 3 volumes; VG-; spines brown with blind tooling and gilt lettering; marbled textblock; some shelfwear, including bumping to corners, heads and tails of spine, sun-fading to spines, mild staining to boards; mild foxing throughout; shelved case 13.
New York: The Modern Library, 1966. First Modern Library edition. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green and orange with black print; DJ has edgewear, shelfwear; Boards in red cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has Random House logo stamped on bottom edge, front hinge cracked at frontispiece, else clean and tight but for slight amount of marginal notation; 833 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1831. 16mo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown leather with gold print; Boards in brown leather, mild wear to corners and spine caps, tearing to hinges, scuffing, shelfwear, small surface tears on rear; Text block has cracked hinges, tanning and foxing throughout, mild puckering to paper; 236 pages.
Paris: Furne, 1830. First edition. Set of 30 small octavos rebound in 1/2 moire and red leather spine with gold gilt and letters; VG; strong binding and moderate shelf wear; moire edges; paper slightly foxed; text clean in small print; each volume contains photogravures and frontispiece; in French; shelved above Civil War section; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1928. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is tan and light green, with brown text, age-toned and sunned; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, some open and closed tears, age-toning, design is clear, Brodart cover; Boards have general shelf wear, light rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 395.