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New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1960. Octavo; VG-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, purple with black and white print; DJ in mylar, tears at spine ends and flap corners, tears and creasing along front top edge, small tear to rear lower edge, toning to spine, edgewear to hinges; Boards in tan cloth with grey print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 352 pages, illustrated.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1935. Large Octavo; pp 400; G+/Fair; blue spine with gilt text; dust jacket has noticeable sunning to spine; some chips to edges; slight soiling to rear; clipped flap; cloth has light sun darkening to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; small stain to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding; signed by author;.
London: George Routledge and Sons. 12mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards half bound with leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, light wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has gilt top edge, intermittent spine breaks, spotting to fore-edge, mild age-toning to paper; 313 pages.
Norfolk: A New Directions Book, 1957. Octavo; First thus; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, pink with red print; DJ has peripheral tanning, tanning to spine, pencil notation on front, small tears across top edge, date stamp on front flap, shelfwear; Boards in yellow cloth with purple print, slight wear to spine caps, slight soiling to top edge; Text block has stray pencil mark on verso of contents page, else clean and tight; 193 pages, illustrated.
London: Hakluyt Society, 1979. First English language edition. Octavo. Good in good price-clipped dust jacket. Teal spine with white border and dark blue lettering. Owner signature to front free end paper. Sale sticker to front dust jacket flap. Slight rubbing to dust jacket panels. Small soiling mark to top front corner of covers. Lower rear corner bumped. Text block edges clean and unmarked. Text of pages clean and unmarked. 206pp.
Gallimard, 1968. Text in French, city of publication not indicated; Ex-library w/ library stamps and markings; 12mo; G+/no-DJ; Brown spines with gilded stripes and gilded text; Volume I has edge wear: some light fraying at corners and along some edges, bottom left corner of spine has short closed tear, bottom right corner of spine has very small chip. Both volumes have a square-shaped area on spine, where library call number was formerly affixed, that is frayed and has some discoloration. Both volumes' pastedowns have some frays and paper remnants from formerly affixed library plates or envelopes. Both volumes' bindings are strong; Textblocks have library stamps on edges and library stamps and pencil markings on first few pages. Volume I has some waviness to some pages. Back end papers of both volumes lightly frayed at top edge. A very few pages in Volume I have small notes in red and graphite pencil, interior of Volume I otherwise clean. Volume II text interior clean; Volume I: 1663 pp., Volume II: 1505 pp.
New York: Da Capo Press, 1977. Octavo; VG/no-DJs; 1977 unabridged republication, with new introduction, of 1900 edition published in London; Vol. I - III authored by Carl Friedrich Glasenapp and translated by William Ashton Ellis, Vol. IV - VI authored by William Ashton Ellis; Blue spines with gilded letters; Boards straight and binding strong with minimal edge and corner wear all volumes, front board of Vol. II has very thin and shallow scratch about 2 inches, light spotting on covers of all volumes, heavier on back board of Vol. II, very occasional spotting on spine esp. Vol. IV, pastedowns of all volumes age toned, occasional very mild spotting and foxing on pastedowns of a few volumes; End papers very lightly aged toned with occasional light foxing all volumes, textblock edges ages toned with very light foxing all, occasional spots on textblock edges esp. Vol. I and III, text interior of all six volumes clean; Vol. I, 400 pp.; Vol. II, 436 pp.; Vol. III, 528 pp.; Vol. IV, 536 pp.; Vol. V 466 pp.; Vol. VI 472 pp. Books have a slight musty smell to them. [Oversized multi-book order. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1992. Quarto; VG- paperback; matte navy blue spine with white text; minor shelf wear, light flaking at the corners and spine edges, spine cocked; ex lilbris stamp of previous owner, half-title page; text block clean; 315pp. This publication commemorates the 400th anniversary of the birth of the Artist. The exhibit was held in the cities of Bologna, Frankfort and Washington, DC, July, 1991-May, 1992. ------------ARTS-BAROQUE.
Canada: Girasol Collectables. Reprint, Facsimile; Octavo; VG+/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is yellow with orange, and dark green text; Covers have some edge wear, some rubbing to back cover, joints are strong, design is clear and vibrant; Pages have general signs of handling, binding is tight, content is clear; pp 128.
Canada: Girasol Collectables. Reprint, Facsimile; Octavo; VG+/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is yellow with orange, and green text; Covers have some edge wear, some rubbing to back cover, joints are strong, design is clear and vibrant; Pages have general signs of handling, binding is tight, content is clear; pp 128.
London: Gay and Bird, 1906. First Edition. Octavo, 120 pages; VG; in tan cloth boards, black lettering on spine, black, red, and yellow illustration on front board; gift inscription on ffep; spine slightly cocked, boards slightly bowed; Oliver Herford was a writer, artist, and illustrator whose cartoons and humorous verse appeared in journals such as Life, Woman's Home Companion, Century Magazine, Harper's Weekly, The Masses and Punch; an incredibly scarce book; shelved case 0.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. Octavo; pp 431; G/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloth shows moderate shelf wear to exterior; some soiling to exterior; black titles with illustration to paper label to front; light sunning to spine; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; some foxing to title and facing pages; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding;.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth, illustrated pastedown to front, slight fading to spine, vertical crease on spine, slight wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has tan-tinted top edge, crease to upper corner of illustrated front flyleaf and initial pages, slight stain to bottom edge, mild age-toning to paper; xi, 431 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w drawings and color plates).
Dresden, Germany: Sachsenverlag, 1951. First. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with black text; Boards strong, generally clean, with shelfwear and edgewear, extreme rubbing at all four corners - boards exposed, boards edgeworn to varying degrees, front cover peppered with foxing, colors a bit faded with age, back cover crimped near tail spine corner, occasional scratch marks and abrasions, colors faded slightly with age, spine intact, yet colors faded; Textblock darkened with age, otherwise clean, illustrations well-preserved, light wave to page, however there is no indication of water damage, ex-library stamp on front free endpaper and another on title page and on copyright page, first illustration printed on paper used for detachable item, hence tail corner of page is potentially detachable, foxing along back flyleaf, foxing along all edges with a concentration along the top edge; pp N/A. Loosely translated title: "For a lasting peace, against the war-fighters."
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.
Zurich: Verlag Dr. H. Girsberger & Cie. 1930. Quarto (oblong); Poor/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with brown print; Boards in tan cloth with brown print, peripheral tanning, tearing to hinges and edges, spine caps torn away, wear to corners, front board and spine panel are separated from text block; Text block has cracked hinges creasing to flyleaves, peripheral tanning to endpapers, some pages missing (cut out), e.g., pages 15-16, 115-118, 163-164; Text in German; 222 pages, illustrated (b&w). NOTE: Too fragile to keep on the sales floor, shelve in Netdesk office, above ephemera sections.
Miami: Manhattan Music, Inc., 1993. Missing CD; VG/no-DJ paperback; Blue spine with yellow text; Covers have some mild edge wear, front cover some light rubbing to surface, inside of front cover has small sticker in upper left, empty plastic CD sleeve affixed in middle (CD is missing), and former owner's stamp near bottom, book's binding is strong; Textblock lightly age toned, textblock head edge has a few very small and faint spots, interior clean; 139 pp.
New York: Johnson, Fry and Company, 1867. First Quarto Edition Complete in One Volume. 4to., 740 pages; VG; bound in full brown leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering; blind-stamping to boards, spine; beveled edges to boards; fraying to lower edges and corners; mild wear to boards; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; tape repair to gutter of both pastedowns; text in double columns, mild age-toning to pages; mild scattered foxing; bookplate to front pastedown; profusely illustrated; frontispiece with tissue-guard, illustrated title page; shelved case 0.
London: Raphael Tuck & Sons. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red without print, library labels; Boards in red cloth with illustrated pastedown, tattered corners and spine caps, short tears at spine hinges, worn edges, spotting and shelfwear to pastedown; Textblock has spotting on edges, spotting to endpapers, library pocket and label attached to rear endpaper, shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks, occasional foxing; 128 pages, illustrated, including color plates.
Switzerland: Skira, 1963. Reprint; Folio; VG+/VG; Spine is black with white text; Dust jacket has closed tear on front DJ, general shelf wear, marks, scratches, small open tear on front bottom corner, plastic laminate of DJ is separating a little on lower portion of front of DJ, edges of DJ are worn and have chipping in some areas, design is vibrant; Boards have some lint and dust, general shelf wear to edges, binding and joints are strong; Text block has general marks and scratches, pages are slightly age-toned, pages have no obvious signs of underlining/highlighting; pp 236; Renaissance & Italian Art; Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.
USA: Ohio University Press, 1974. Octavo; vg/vg-; dj, white and black text at head of glossy orange spine with swath of blue near the tail; dj, age-toned at the spine; HB, red cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; illus.: B/W photos; figures; tables; maps; 436pp.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1944. Quarto; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey without print; Boards in grey paper, illustrated, white and black print, wear to corners, edges, hinges, spine caps, slight tears at top and bottom of spine; Text block clean and tight but for small tear at lower corner of rear flyleaf, very slight foxing present; unpaged, illustrated (b&w).
New York: American Numismatic Society, 1984. Reprint edition. Quarto; Reprint edition; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, cream with brown print; Boards in cream cloth with brown print, stray pencil marks on front, small mark on rear, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight; ix, 120 pages, illustrated (44 b&w plates).
Morristown: Peter A. Johnson, 1823. Reprint. 12mo., 2 volumes G; bound in period calf, rolls in gilt and blind to boards, paneled spines with gilt tooling, black labels with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing and wear to boards; hinges threatening; marbled text-block and endpapers; interiors clean; shelved case 0.
New York: J.S. Redfield, 1852. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green embossed cloth, exposed corners, tattered spine caps, mild spotting and shelfwear; Text block has surface tear to front pastedown, erased name on front flyleaf, cracked front hinge, intermittent spine breaks, tanning to rear endpapers, foxing throughout; xx, 483 pages, frontispiece (port.).
New York: Harper & Bros. 1892. INSCRIBED. Octavo; Good/ None; dark gray cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex libris, INSCRIPTION FROM THE AUTHOR STATES: Ex Tenebras There can be nothing without a meaning and a reason for it. Even in this heap of chaff there may be a few kernels of something solid. No man can do that which is sin without calling up in his soul an an image of that which is holy. Could man embody his evil in form and substance he could not present that which is of good belonging to him being also embodies in form and substance. When man is killed by his own evil only that which is good remains to wash over him. There are few grains in this recut heap of chaff. Howard Pyle moderate shelf wear and bumping; text block clean. Spine cocked (not perpendicular, minor tearing to front gutter, binding slightly loose but intact. Edges of boards lightly rubbed, bottom fore corner lightly frayed, top corners lightly bumped, spine agetoned with light scattered staining. 33 b&w plates by Pyle, all present. 205 pp. Shelved: Rockville copier room.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with silver print; Boards in black cloth with silver print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, soiling to edges, shelfwear, fading to spine; Text block has shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks, name in ink on front flyleaf, vendor label on front flyleaf, clean text; x, 336 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: Duffield & Company, 1908. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with black and red print; Boards in grey cloth and white cloth with red and black print, soiling to spine and white edges, slight spotting to cloth, wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has gilt top edge, else deckle-edged, bookplate on front pastedown, tanning to endpapers, age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; xiv, 115 pages.
Cleveland: World Publishing Company, 1960. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/Fair-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan with yellow print; DJ in mylar, small tears along top and bottom edges, long closed tear along front flap edge and into front cover, fading to spine; Boards in yellow cloth with red print, clean and strong but for bump to spine head and small spot on bottom edge; Textblock clean and tight but for small spot on front edge; 46 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with paper label; Boards quarter bound with grey cloth to spine and grey paper to boards, toning to spine, white paper labels with black print, peripheral tanning to boards , mid bump to top corners; Text block has tanning to endpapers, spine break at page 59, clean text; 79 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1941. First. First Edition; 12mo; VG/G; Red spine with white and black text; Dustjacket is age toned and has rubbing (esp. back cover), spine is sunned, DJ has open tear at top of spine and edge wear incl. chipping at corners and bottom of spine, DJ has some scuffs and minor scratches incl. a few very small spots w/color frayed off, DJ has two very small holes/open tears on front cover; Boards strong, some minor rubbing w/ occasional slight loss of color at edges of spine and corners of boards, pastedowns age toned w/ some darker aging near interior, binding strong; Textblock age toned, textblock fore edge has occasional slight foxing, back end paper has sticker affixed in upper left corner, interior clean; 105 pp.
Columbus, Ohio: State of Ohio DNR (Departemnt of Natural Resources), 1987. Reprint. Qto. slim medium green wraps spine, faux leatherette with tiny silver titling centered. enlarged titling on softcover front, bordered in silver and neatly cornered, lightly handled volume. includes 40 figures, 7 tables, 1 plate in accompanying report (large color map in sleeve with volume). textblock interior clear and excellent throughout, sheets and slim edges fine. 75 pp.