London: H. Allen & Co., 1868. Approx. 6.5" x 10" VG light brown hardcover with faded stamped lettering. Rubbing with fraying and short seam splits to corners and spine ends of rather grubby, lightly stained boards. Hinges starting at front and rear endpapers; 1" tear from fore edge of ffep. Penciled notation to rfep and rear pastedown. Mild foxing to edges of text block and to early & late pages; otherwise, clean and tight throughout. Shelve in: CASE #6 Spine is age-toned gray/brown cloth, with faded gilt text.
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Haifa: Bahai World Centre, 1978. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. lightly faded, toned in patches along the light blue DJ spine strip, navy capitals centered. light edgewearto the upper panel sides, with few tiny closed cuts. medium blue clothbound HB with stamped gilt type, sharply cornered adjacent boards. light gray fep with black rub-out mark, ffep fine. skimmed but solidly bound. ivory stock, no marks or writing, with outer edges unabraded and clear. 325 pp.
London, Great Britain: Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd., 1953. Mariners Library Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG-. turquoise tipped ends with small black titling centered on each, lengthy pictorial segment in between, extends widely across jacket front between enlarged titling on turquoise bands. tiny cuts and wear appear whitish at DJ ends and extremities. light blue clothbound HB with tiny stamped dark lettering, with 9 titled illustrations. blue tinted head-edge. a basic copy. 191 pp.
New York, NY: Methuen Inc., 1978. English Translation, First Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. black DJ spine with white author and publisher and title centered between in bold red uppercase. edgewear concentrated at spine tip, tail and panel corners lightly abraded. price-clipped front flap. DJ under clear protective cover. black clothbound with stamped silver titling, lightly sunned khaki boards along thin board edges. ivory text clean, with two ivory semi-glossy sections of b/w images. 242 pp. ISBN# 0458925209.
San Juan, Puerto Rico: Carimar, 1993. First Edition. Qto. VG/VG-. matte grayscale DJ panel, fully illustrated with an enlarged image of an embossed symbol and characters. chips and tiny cuts with a scuff on lower DJ strip between tiny cuts and whitish edgeworn ends and moderately to perimeter and fore-edge folds. dark navy clothbound HB with stamped silver titling, bllind stamped title on front panel, edges of both only have mild shelfwear. head-edge peppered lightly on head-edge. profusely illustrated, highlighting the ivory textblock with medium to panoramic images. 372 pp. ISBN# 0963340905.
Paris: Editions Vincent, Freal & Cie, 1970. French edition. Oblong quarto; vg/good+; dj, yellow spine with black text; HB, gray cloth spine with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping;text block, clean; 240 pp.; illus., photos, interiors and elevations; plans, some color; dj, sunned; [clear mylar protector, taped] ---TEXT IN FRENCH. Shelved in Architecture or Front Table.
Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster John Knox Press, 2003. First Edition. Qto. VG/VG. slim dark blue glossy DJ spine and panels. titling in small gold-tone author and gold-tone italics separated by tiny turquoise symbol. superficial wear and minor rubs to jacket covers. HB is dark blue,with matching stamped gold-tone titling. sharp corners and like new quality to sheets, with around 20 listed illustrations. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. excellent shape, shelfwear minimal. 127 pp. ISBN# 0664223745.
London, England: Hamish Hamilton, 1957. First. Octavo; VG-/Fair; White spine with blue and black text; DJ age-worn, rubbing at corners and both ends of spine, chipping along top edge of both covers, front cover covered in foxing, spine colors darkened with age as well as covered in foxing, back cover has several red marks and other red smudges, semi-open tear along top edge, foxing along inside edges of DJ; Boards strong, clean; Textblock darkened with age, otherwise clean, perfumy musty odor, foxing along all edges; pp 58. Dual language text. The author was only 10 years old when she wrote this follow-up volume of poetry.
London: The Limited Editions Club, 1937. Limited Edition. Quarto, 213 pages. Hard cover off-white cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration, and no dust jacket. This limited edition is illustrated with twelve watercolor paintings by Laurencin and signed by her on the Limitation Page on the back. 1500 copies have been printed at the Curwen Press for members of the Limited Editions Club; this is number 812. Book is in very good condition: There is a bookplate by form owner on the inside of front board, good, solid binding, pages are age toned, but the text is clean and unmarked. Light shelf wear, fading, and staining to boards. Shelve in Case 9 3/4.
Boston: Godine, 1971. First/Limited Edition. Approx. 8.5" x 11.75" VG hardcover in black quarter-leather with gilt lettering in VG dark denim blue slipcase with marbled olive/blue paper-covered sides. This copy is one in a Limited Edition of 100, quarter-leather bound by hand; the artist has SIGNED on the colophon and hand-numbered this copy #XVII. Rubbing to corners and spine ends of slipcase and boards with mild color loss to marbled sides of case. Interior clean and tight throughout. Shelve with Folio Society.
London: John Murray, 1857. Second Edition. Octavo, xxii-534 pages. Hard cover with no dust jacket. Good. Stated Second Edition. Book is missing the map of Persia and Afghanistan at the end. Translated from the original unpublished manuscript by Capt. William Jesse. Inscription by former owner on front end paper. Tight binding. Age toning and foxing to pages, strong in some places, but the text is clean and unmarked. Text block is toned and soiled. A small stain on frontispiece. Strong shelf wear to boards: soiling and scuffing, particularly on the spine. Red spine with gilt lettering. Shelved in endcase near stairs on sales floor.
New York, NY: Crane, Russak & Company, Inc., 1973. First English Language Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG. dark purple glossy DJ spine and front/rear solidly hued panels. indented ivory title in italics, uppercase italicized author past mid-spine and tiny publisher at tail. shelfwear shows mainly as points of stress at ends, mild edgewera along upper panel edge. yellow-toned ivory inner flaps. under clear protective cover. HB is clothbound in black, stamped with silver titling. small closed tear to fabric at spine tail. clear textblock interior, chapters have 160 tables, 3 b/w plates and 86 figures. unmarked quality, edges just show minimal handling. 259 pp. ISBN # 0844801577.
Bulgaria: Sofia Publishing House of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1989. Foreign Edition. Qto. VG/VG. medium gray DJ spine with expansive bold uppercase titling after tail publishing house logo and in black characters to tip of DJ strip. neat and thick pictorial bands enhance the white and thick black uppercase title, above full publishing house in black between panel-wide black stripes. rear cover an excellent uniform gray. roughened and tiny scuffs and fraying shows at DJ spine ends and corners. wide inner flaps. deeply blind-stamped titling runs down spine and main title in upper half of front board of the black cloth HB. volume wear matches the extremities wear of the DJ. very dark eggplant purple semi-gloss endsheets, fep/ffep area very tight. a striking display of silver treasure, most on matching eggplant colorblocks and each numbered. the text in black on white alongside with no markings and tight binding at hinges mainly and through thick volume display sheets. 194 pp.
New York: Horace Liveright, 1931. First Edition. Octavo, vii-504 pages. Hard cover with dust jacket. VG/VG. Tight binding. Strong age toning/yellowing to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Rough-cut edges. Strong rubbing and fading to the boards and the spine. Light foxing on the inside of Introduction page. Dust jacket is NOT price-clipped and shows light shelf wear and foxing, a few scrapes, and chipping around the spine. Foreword by Rockwell Kent. Shelved in endcase near stairs on sales floor.
New York, NY: Borzoi Books / Alfred A Knopf, August 1968. Third Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. lightly sunned yellow paper spine, with red and black titling segmented between ornate decorative bands. brighter yellow jacket front framed in dark green/black. DJ under clear protective cover. plum clothbound HB with stamped gilt titling. thin boards, undamaged and textblock clear within. green tinted head-edge with small white droplets. roughly trimmed fore-edge, clear tail end. 431 pp., with xxviii pp. index.
New York, NY: Pergamon Press, 1961. UK Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. navy clothbound HB, gilt-stamped spine with heavy rubbing, shelfwear around the small metallic titling centered at head to the gilt publisher at tail with a label residue mark. superficial panel wear to both covers. stamp of prior owner on left fep, white correction fluid on right fep. scuffed right ffep. textblock has small black type throughout, generally read and handled. solid volume binding, complete in 658 pp.
New York, NY: Alfred A Knopf, 1964. First American Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Faded red spine with white and black text; DJ age-worn and faded, otherwise clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, chipping at front cover corners and both ends of spine, semi-open tear along front and back cover top edges; Boards strong, mostly clean, dampstaining on back cover which also does not lay flat; Textblock darkened with age, otherwise clean, strong musty odor, page 97 folded in multiple places, fore and tail edges deckled and covered in foxing, top edge coloring intact; pp 238.
New York, NY: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1927. US Edition. oversize 8vos. VG-/VG-. delicately illustrated, sunned spine in ivory background that extends fully across pale blue hue of front/rear panels of both volumes. upon the fading tanned upper spine titling is with navy capitals and script within a thin red line border. further down close to tail publisher in a small red outlined textbox. heavy shelfwear and large tears apparent mainly at tip of DJ spine and tail. perimeter edgewear is mainly at each volume corner and discoloration evident at folded edges and slender inner flaps. under clear protective cover. HB is medium blue bound, spine is stamped with gilt lettering at tip, mid-spine and tail. gentle wear and front panelboards have blind-stamped border and central symbol for both volume I & II. inside fep/ffep the china blue botanical border lines frame both around blue crowned symbol. VOL. I , p. 347 and VOL II: 390 pp. and including frontispiece each volume has 11 titled illustrations. smooth and intact hinge area, joints between clear sheets are visible and intact. lightly affects a sheet. age-toning discoloration to VOL I and VOL II :exterior edges all sides. heavy tonal discoloration in a sallow shade to head/tail-edges, fore-edge moderately deckle or rough-trimmed. VOL I : p. 347 and VOL II: 390 pp.
Semarang-Soerabaia: G.C.T. Van Dorp, 1901; 1906. Octavo; good-/wraps; #1, Hindu Ruins , tan spine and wraps; no text; missing front panel; black text on title page; sunned and age-toning; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 94 pp.; some edges, shallow tears; --item2; Central Java , tan spine and wraps; no text on spine; black text on front panel second edition; ex libris, signature; some dog-ears; dark toning tp spine and wraps; light general toning; 70 pp.; foxing and spot staining; else good. Item kept in "13 ephemera" box in Netdesk area.
New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1988. US Edition. oversize Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. color glossy wrappers, oversize and tall, creaseless spine with small to large segments in navy, blue, yellow, black and red with medium titling in yellow and red. very smooth front softcover, fully illustrated. rear panel with bottom left corner crease. heavily illustrated, lavish detail and color follows a short intro. 255 pp.
London: Collier-Macmillan Ltd., 1969. Second Printing. Octavo in green cloth boards and purple spine. VG/VG. DJ spine is light tan, with black and yellow design, and black and red text. Some shelfwear and edgewear. DJ has very light chipping to spine head and tail; head of left inner flap of DJ has small (1" x 0.5") bookstore sticker. DJ protected by Brodart. Very light black smudge on lead edge of text block. Several black & white illustrations. Text and illustrations are clear. Binding is solid. Shelved in Locked Case #8.
Philadelphia, PA: Fortress Press, 1979. English Language Edition. slim 8vo. VG/VG. dark yellow DJ spine, filled with bold auburn titling. light edgewear to upper jacket rear. slim brown clothbound HB with stamped gold type. textblock interior is clear and excellent, slim edges smooth and clear. 133 pp. ISBN# 0800605446.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., 1931. New, one volume edition. g+/None 8vo in blue buckram, title on spine in gilt. Spine straight, boards flat, bumped, hinges starting. Text-block browned, waterstained on bottom. Pages clean, flat, evenly age-toned, rippled but unstained on lower margin from moisture, tape reinforcements to several leaves, no foxing, no notes or underlining- save check marks against several titles in the publisher adverts at back. 368 pgs. shelve Psychology.
Cambridge, Hagerstown, New York, Philadelphia, et: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1987. First Edition. Approx. 5.75" x 8.5" VG- hardcover in VG dustjacket with grey spine and robin's-egg blue spine head; cream titleblock and black lettering. Mild mottling to boards; bit of crinkling to corners and spine ends of gently foxed jacket, now protected in clear mylar overlay. Foxing to top fore edge corner of text block. Interior clean and tight. - Shelve Philosophy.
Rennes: Guillaume Vatar, 1748. Translation. Small octavo; Good+ condition; brown leather spine with gilt lettering and raised bands; gilt filigree in panels; major shelf wear and bumping; edges and joints, chipping and wear;split start; edges, tinted red; text block, clean; some dog-ears; 848 pp., w/table des matieres, 31 pp.; boards, edges w/gilt filigree, worn; scarring; endpapers, toning starts; else good; TEXT IN FRENCH. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
New York, NY: Doubleday, 1987. First U.S. Edition, translated form the original Hebrew. 8vo. VG/VG. light beige glossy DJ spine with black uppercase titling for title author, tail and smaller black publisher at tail. b/w illustrated panels. superficial wear, fine lines and impressions to jacklet front and rear. medium brown clothbound with stamped gilt titling, with adjacent speckled light beige paperboard panels. ivory textblock illustrated, with some b/w illustrations at mid-volume. heavily foxed outer edges. 301 pp. ISBN# 0385235976.
New York, NY; London, England: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1901. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Green spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, rubbing at corners at edges of spine, corners bumped, spine faded with age; Textblock darkened by age, otherwise clean, strong musty odor, fore and tail edges deckled, top edge gilt, inner hinges cracked, exposed signatures, foxing around signatures, name of previous owner inscribed on a front flyleaf, offset stain opposite, ink signature bleed through the page compromising portrait of author, offset stain opposite all portraits in text, pages stiff, somewhat difficult to turn; pp 246.
New York, NY: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., 1957. English Edition; translated from the Original German Edition. slim, small Qto. VG/VG-. tall split DJ spine, light blue/white thin columsn, with miniature black uppercase titling down the white strip. edgewear moderate with stressed ends and abraded corners, corners of jacket rear mainly. minor tonal discoloration to fep/ffep of the solid medium blue clothbound HB, spine has tiny gilt lettering. with attached ivory silk bookmark. with 48 briliant photographs in black and white following 23 pages of textblock. lightly foxed slim edges and a touch to panels. as is. 119 pp.
New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, Inc., 1957. First Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. exposure has tanned a mint green DJ spine strip with pale brown and dark green titling between abrading ends, scuffed aside the strip to white. small chips and wear along the entire perimeter with severely worn away bottom corners of DJ and the interior volume. bright medium green clothbound HB, with silver stamped titling upon spine. fraying cloth over chipped away board bottom corner points. interior sheets clear and excellent all elements intact, textblock corners neatly aligned with smooth outer edges. 260 pp.
Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1988. 8vo. VG/ VG. plain red glossy DJ spine and panels, with light white titling upo spine. jacket front features a light pink and black pictorial with expanded titling in light pink upon extended black segments. dark red clothbound HB as tiny black stamped type. few marks mar the front and rear board surface. fep/ffep have yellowed some, with staple attached slip of prior owner. illustrations follow page 229. this copy's outer edges are fine with 438 pp. ISBN# 0520059727.
New York, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. white DJ spine with red 'wavy' titling, separated by a small bright skull symbol, bright blue logo for publisher just above foot. negligible edgewear, DJ light white and snug over an unblemished off white volume, light blue spine titles. crisp sheets, without marks or writing, a clean and solid copy. 1981. ISBN# 9780374175245.
Austin, Texas: American Folklore Society / University of Texas Press, 1971. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. light lime segments begins at head of spine, with olive title; remainder of spine length is olive with lime titles. light abrading at foot, small puncture to DJ front. clipped front inner flap. with upper edges just a touch toned. pale green clothbound HB spine, black label for title, gilt-stamped, followed by tiny black titling centered beneath. clear and excellent textblock. unblemsihed clean outer edges. 192 pp. ISBN# 029270092X.
Ostfildern: Fink, Kummerly and Frey, 1994. German edition. Quarto; vg+/vg; dj, color sunset lights on alpine peaks with white text; HB, blue spine and boards with no text; endpaper, color contour maps; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; 168 pp.; color photos and plates; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN.
New York, NY: Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., 1948. US Printing. 8vo. VG- hardcover. Light blue clothbound HB with silver stamped titles between gently worn ends. panels mildly abraded along bottom edge. prior owner address label on right fep. heavily speckled head-edge, mildly to fore-edge and tail. generally read and handled, the ivory textblock interior includes frontispiece and 23 illustrations. 262 pp. Shelved in Netdesk office, in FS box.
New York, NY: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1963. Second Edition, English Language Translation. large 8vo. VG/VG-. medium blue paper DJ spine and jacket front, ivory capitals for title small and framed in by thick black border, small colorblock in black with stenciled medium blue author above a greek key band in ivory, and publisher in black capitals at tail end. heavy edgewear, large chips and tears, scuffing alongside spine and fore-edge folds.yellow-toned where ivory. under clear protective cover. light gray clothbound HB and boards, binding shaken and loosened, spinal column sheets are bound securely. boards are superficially worn, shelfwear to ends and corners. imprinted olive label has gilt-stamped gold title, author and publisher centrally aligned below. fep has P.O.S. on right fep. ffep hinge smooth, but adjacent board binding is cracked. charcoal tinted head-edge. smooth ivory fore-edge and tail. 921 pp.
New York: Paragon Book Reprint Corp. 1971. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; green spine with black lettering; boards strong, clean, small scuff marks on front cover of volume one and back cover of volume two, side edge of back cover volume one scuffed, side edge of front cover volume two scratched, minimal edgewear; textblock clean, pastedowns and free end papers minor agetoning, paperclip mark on first few pages of volume two, free of highlighting/underlining. pp 183, pp 94.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1958. First. Octavo; vg/good-; dj, green and white bands on spine with black text; HB, purple spine with gilt text and filigree; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 384 pp.; photos, maps; light general toning; binding shaken; dj, sunned; clipped; chipping, tears and wear; else very good.
New York, NY: The New Press, 1999. First US Edition, SIGNED BY TRANSLATOR. 8vo. VG/VG+. black DJ spine with coral pink titling overlaying text, white publisher at tail. bright red clothbound, HB with gilt-stamped titling, joined to adjacent boards. gentle wear to extremities minor. signed by translator on title page. skimmed ivory textblock, clear and excellent within. 349 pp. ISBN# 1565845072.
Hannover: Touristbuch, 1987. Oblong quarto; vg/good+; dj, color canyon cave and cliffs with white text; HB, same, glossy; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 144 pp.; maps, photos, portraits, landscapes and color plates; binding shaken; dj, minor chipping; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN.
New York, NY: Farrar, Straus & Company, 1955. First Printing. small 8vo. VG/VG-. faded dark red DJ spine, with tiny titles centered beneath head and foot. original hue of dark red panels show minor edgewear to corners, edges and folds. toning evident upon inner flaps and fep/ffep. HB cloth is red, stamped gold titles, wear mildly affects the ends and corners. lightly foxed initial and final sheets, infrequent spotting to main textblock. charcoal-tinted head-edge, lightly toned fore-edge and tail. 190 pp.
London: Oxford University Press, 1966. UK Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. hot dark pink with ivory and black volume, titles in black capitals centered on toned ivory square segment, ivory editor follows and the ivory uppercase publisher at tail. tearing and edgewear along the edges of the panels. medium green clothbound HB with gilt-stamped titles beneath auburn segment at head of spine. foxing light upon endpapers, heavily to smudged head-edge, less to fore-edge. texbtlock interior is basically clean and complete in 592 pp.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1911. First American ed. Quarto; vg/none; blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex libris, name label, front pastedown; v1, shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; age-toning; 384 pp.; 90 illus., maps and figures; some color; binding shaken; spine,edges, and joints, wear and chipping; sunned; ---v2, shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 420 pp.; 80 illus., maps and figures; some color; binding, shaken; spine, sunned; joints, corners and edges, wear and chipping; else very good. Shelved endcap near stairs on sales floor.