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.
Shiraz: Musavi Printing Office, 1955. Commemoration, second edition. Octavo; good-/none; green cloth spine with yellow titles; extensive shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light general toning; 110 pp.; illus., plates, plans, and maps; [folded insert]; back hinge, split start; all edges and corners, chipping and wear; else very good.
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.
Budapest: Editio Musica, 1984. English Language edition. Octavo; vg+/vg-; dj, orange and black bands with black and orange text; black cloth spine with gilt title; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 492 pp.; music; dj, [BRO-DART]; chipping and wear; long horizontal closed tear; else very good.
New York, NY: Las Americas and Cypress Books, 1968. First Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. dark green cloth HB spine with gold stamped lettering between gently worn ends.minimal surfacewear to adjacent panels, sharply cornered. ivory fep/ffep no marks or writing to the interior, gently read copy. head-edge is foxed. 359 pp.
New York, NY: Kodansha International, 1989. First Printing. half-folio. NF/VG+. black glossy spine with golden lettering and tiny red lettering. front and rear panels show general shelfwear, though price-clipped front inside panel. evergreen cloth HB with gold lettering and imprinted gold bonsai on front dark green panel. large full page views. 130 full-color and 48 black white plates. numbered figures with detailed informational text accompanying. 188 pp. ISBN # 0870119338. Shelve in Gardening.
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.
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1974. First English Language Edition. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Bright green spine with silver text; Boards strong, clean with shelfwear and edgewear, light rubbing at both ends of spine, peppered abrasions on back cover; Textblock clean, tear at tail end of gutter between back free endpaper and pastedown, faint stains and dust along top edge; pp 498.
New York, NY: Thomas Yoseloff, May 1963. Third Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. curling at the ends of DJ spine strip, both upper and lower segments are part of a decorative b/w illustrated band, with pink titleblock centered between with tiny black author, title and publisher. bright pink band extends across jacket front between the illustrated bands. light tan clothbound HB with stamped black type centered, adjacent boards are pointed but area bumped. richly illustrated with whimsical drawings based on vase paintings. lightly handled interior and sheets. mild marks, sheer spotting from mild moisure exposure to head-edge, roughly trimmed fore-edge and tail edges are fine. 317 pp.
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 # 2.
Istanbul: Ak Yayinlari, 1985. Quarto VG+/wraps; blue pine with no text; panels with orange title and white text; Full color carpet detail; ex libris, signature; ,imor edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; 56 pp.; B&W illustrations with color photos, plates, and details. else very good; TEXT IN TURKISH AND ENGLISH.
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.
New York: Traditional Press. Quarto: VG/no-DJ: Maroon and blue spine with gold text: Boards are strong and clean with very mild scuffing and shelfwear: Textblock has been dyed red by the publisher, some light staining is evident throughout, pages themselves are free of markings, tears and folds, some small separations in the gutters: Text is in Hebrew and English: No page count.
Paris: Librairie de A. Durand, 1859-60. French edition. Octavo; vg-/none; brown marbled spine with gilt text on black label; boards, purplish marbling with no text; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 482 pp. + 438 pp.; erratum; light general toning; some foxing; spine, boards, and all edges and corners, major wear and chipping; spine sunned; head and foot, breaks; else good; ---ASIAN STUDIES; LINGUISTICS; TEXT IN FRENCH.
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 Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2010. First English Edition, translated from the German. 8vo. VG+/VG+. light beige DJ spine with black and gold tone lettering. fully pictorial b/w jacket front. minor edgewear. dark blue clothbound volume with stamped gold titling, adjacent boards neatly cornered. Wagner family tree decoratively fills the fep/ffep. b/w photo gallery with text detail between pgs. 110-111. clear and excellent, inside and out, unblemished edges. 366 pp. ISBN# 9780300152159.
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.