Roma: Francesco Moneta, 1645. 10mo., , 423 pages; VG: rebacked with new spine, previous boards and label; spine paneled brown leather, older maroon label with gilt lettering; scuffed and worn brown leather boards; minimal age-toning and foxing; title page has a name written at the bottom, top edge has been repaired, does not impact text; profusely illustrated with all 128 in-text illustrations and numerous smaller unnumbered illustrations; text in Italian; shelved case 3.
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Lugd. Batav. Roterodami: Hackios, 1669. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in full contemporary vellum, faded ink lettering to spines; some soiling to vellum; bookplate to front pastedown of each volume; each volume with an engraved title page, all dated 1669, title page of volume 1 says 1669, 2 and 3 state 1668; stain to bottom of text bloc of volume 1, does not impact any text; interiors clean; printer's mark with an eagle and the motto 'MOVENDO' on each title page; text in Latin with Greek references; shelved case 3.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Conselho Nacional de Proteção aos Índios, Ministério da Agricultura, 1946-1953. Folios, 366 pp., 363 pp., G+; tan cloth boards, small black lettering to spines; rounding to spines, bumping/chipping to heads and tails, slight material loss to tails, corners bumped; age-toning and overall waving to text-blocks; age-toning to interiors, text/images affected yet legible/clear, numerous sepia photographs to interiors; VOL. 1 [DO NOROESTE E SUL DE MATO-GROSSO, English trans. "FROM THE CENTER TO THE NORTHWEST AND SOUTH OF MATO GROSSO; broken hinge to front board (front endpapers unaffected), split spine between title page and p. 1, back board shaken, binding intact though casing is fragile, inscribed by previous owner to ffep (dated "10-49")]; VOL. 2 [DAS CABECEIRAS DO RIO XINGU, RIOS ARAGUÁIA E OIAPÓQUE, English trans. "OF THE CABECEIRAS OF THE XINGU RIVER, ARAGUAIA RIVER, AND OIAPOQUE"; cracked spine between pp. 2-3, more leaves heavily age-toned than Vol. 1, boards shaken, binding sturdy, bumping to fore-edge of front board]; text in Portuguese; Rondon was a Brazilian military officer most known for his exploration of Mato Grosso and his efforts to assist indigenous Brazilians, being the first director of the country's Indian Protection Bureau and supported the creation of Xingu National Park; heavy set, please contact us for shipping costs; shelved Case 7.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1889-1897. Various. 8vos., G+; ALL VOLUMES: red cloth boards, with black decorative motif to front board; faded gilt lettering to spines (age-toned maroon), bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spines and corners of boards; cocking to spines; boards shaken, bindings intact; moderate soiling/staining to spines; mild scuffing to boards; dark tops to text-blocks, light scratching to text-blocks; age-toning to text-blocks and interior; mild wear to yellow endpapers; volumes variously contain markings/underlining in pencil; volumes variously include black and white illustrations and photogravures; VOL. 1 [AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND LETTERS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1893, edited by Francis Darwin; black smudge to middle of back board; tear to top of ffep and first blank page at gutter; lacks half-title page; frontispiece protected by tissue guard]; VOL. 2 [EXPRESSION OF THE EMOTIONS IN MAN AND ANIMALS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1897; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 3 [CORAL REEFS; Third Edition, pub. 1889, appendix by T. G. Bonney; buckling to ffep and bfep at gutter; tear to foldout map between pp. x-1; chipping/tearing to fore-edge of text-block; spine cracked in several places, binding intact]; VOL. 4 [CLIMBING PLANTS; Revised Second Edition; pub. 1897; fading to gilt lettering of spine, text barely legible]; VOL. 5 [ON THE FERTILISATION OF ORCHIDS BY INSECTS; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1895; threading from sewn binding visible to gutter between verso of first blank page and half-title page]; VOL. 6 [FORMATION OF VEGETABLE MOULD THROUGH THE ACTION OF WORMS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1897; tear to middle of fore-edge of first blank page; spine cracked btwn verso of half-title page and title page, binding strong]; VOL. 7 [ORIGIN OF SPECIES; Revised Sixth Edition, pub. 1892; lacks half-title page; spine cracked between verso of first blank page and title page; ffep shaken but not loose; black ink staining to fore- and bottom-edge of text-block and to endpapers]; VOL. 8 [GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS; Third Edition, pub. 1891; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil]; VOL. 9 [DIFFERENT FORMS OF FLOWERS ON PLANTS OF THE SAME SPECIES; First Edition Thus, pub. 1896; creasing to middle of front endpapers; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 10 [CROSS AND SELF FERTILISATION IN THE VEGETABLE KINGDOM; First Edition Thus, pub. 1895; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 11 [INSECTIVOROUS PLANTS; Pres. First, pub. 1895; stain and moderate scratching to fore-edge of text-block; tear to top and bottom of ffep at gutter]; VOL. 12 [NATURALIST'S VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD; Second Edition, pub. 1893; tear to top and bottom of ffep at gutter; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 13 [POWER OF MOVEMENT IN PLANTS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1892, with Francis Darwin; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil, dated 1895]; VOL. 14 [DESCENT OF MAN/SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1892; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil, dated 1895]; VOL. 15 [ANIMALS AND PLANTS UNDER DOMESTICATION I; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1892; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil, dated 1894]; VOL. 16 [ANIMALS AND PLANTS UNDER DOMESTICATION II; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1892; lacks half-title page; small tear to top of ffep at gutter; small stain to back endpapers at gutter]; shelved above WW11.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 301 pages; VG/VG-; spine black and red pictorial with beige lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00'; dust jacket has some wear along edges, chip missing at head of spine, top edge of front cover; pictorial endpapers; top edge of text block stained red with discoloration; mild bumping to corners; slight age-toning to pages; includes appendix with music score and text of Songs of Worship to Voodoo Gods; 26 sepia photographs; scarce; shelved case 9.
Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1962. Limited Edition, #563/725. tall 8vo., 410 pp., i-xv pp., VG; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; rounding to spine, bumping to tail; bright gilt top, mild wear to text-block; dark brown discoloration to fore-edge of gilt top; mild age-toning to text-block; ex-library: embossed stamp "Library of Giancarlo Cavagna [GAC] with "03" in blue ink to half-title page; embossed "University of Western Ontario London Library" stamp to title page and p. 101; faded "U.W.O. LIBRARY" stamp to all sides of text-block, though most visible to gilt top; very occasional stains/waving to interior, text affected yet clear and legible; marginalia in pencil mostly to pp. xiv-xv; No. 563 of 725 numbered copies; shelved case 1.
luanda: Instituto De Investigacao Cientifica de Angola, 1971. Octavo; VG condition paperback. Beige/off-white image along spine with red text. General rubbing and edgewear along covers, rubbing & slight bumping to corners, binding strong; Pages have some age-toning to them (to be expected), otherwise clean and free of markings, book contains several B&W images, two folding maps, and an errata bound at the rear of the book. 427pp. No ISBN. Please see photos for details. WT Consignment, give tag to Allan after sale. eb/nd.
New York: Rock Foundation, 1988. First Edition. Folios, 3 volumes, VG/no DJs as issued; gray cloth boards, black lettering to spines: very mild overall wear to boards, spines faded beige (lettering clear and legible); minimal wear to clean text-blocks; interiors clean; VOLUME 3.1 [COSMIC GAMES]; VOLUME 3.2 [THE LABYRINTH & OTHER PATHS TO OTHER WORLDS]; VOLUME 3.3 [THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN]; frontispieces; volumes housed in VG- brown cloth slipcase; shelved front table.
London: Elliot and Kay and C. Elliot, 1789. Revised Second Edition [First English Language Edition]. Octavo, 500 pages, VG; three-quarter-bound in brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, other compartments with blind-stamped diamond design; mild shelfwear to boards, mild waving/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to leaves, lettering somewhat affected and faded yet legible, occasional ink blotting to lettering, occasional marginalia in ink, last leaf [i.e., pp. 499-500] separated from text-block; collation complete, gathered in 30 quires of 8 leaves, accidental omission of "the" to first line of p. 89; additional essays by various authors to this edition from p. 382 to end of volume; shelved Case 9.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1884. First Edition. Octavo, 369 pages; VG-/VG-; fully bound in green cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has gilt lettering and profuse gilt tooling; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges and along the sides of the spine, has faint rubbing on both boards; pages have minor age toning and minimal blotching; illustrated with several color and fold-out plates (one has been repaired with tape); shelved case 1.
Santo Domingo, República Dominicana: Vicini, 2012. First Edition. 4to., 299pp.; VG/VG; spine green with silver lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelfwear to dust jacket; interior clean; bilingual, Spanish and English; extremely scarce; shelved front table.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. first. Octavo, VG-/G, in burgundy cloth; DJ spine is brown and green with cream title. Shelfwear; foxing; edges of DJ wrinkling and chipping; age-darkening and fading of DJ; front DJ flap missing; hole in DJ spine; large chip at tail of DJ spine (about 3/4" by 3/4"); about 3/4" loss at head of spine, tapering around to top of front DJ panel; top corner of front DJ panel chipped.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1959. First Edition. Octavo, 240 pages, VG-/G+; white DJ, black lettering: moderate wear with scattered mild water damage to covers, lettering affected yet clear and legible; mild edgewear with slight chipping to head, tail, and corners; "$3.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, black cloth spine, mint faux-leather paper boards, silver and black lettering to spine: lettering to spine somewhat rubbed yet bright and legible; mild edgewear to boards; mild bumping to head and tail; age-toning to text-block, stippled fore-edge; light age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; SIGNED by Hall to ffep; shelved Case 10.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972. First Book Club Edition. 8vo., 288 pp., VG/VG-; white DJ, tan and blue lettering to spine; general wear/mild age-toning to covers, "CONROY" in tan lettering to spine faded yet legible; chipping and closed tears to head and tail of spine; chipping with slight material loss to corners, creasing to fore-edges of covers; "Book Club Edition" stated to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, white lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild wear to boards; age-toning/scattered foxing to text-block, beveled fore-edge; shelved Case 13.
Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, 2003. First Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes, VG-/no DJ as issued; light purple cloth boards, black lettering: mild overall wear to boards, small closed tear to bottom edge of front board, Vol. 1 only; very mild wear to text-blocks; rectangle of black marker to copyright page of Vol. 2 to disguise red stamp, somewhat visible to title page; interiors clean; shelved above Sports.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 788 pages, VG-/VG-; dj, white spine, black lettering: mild overall wear to dj, occasional small closed tears to edges of covers, approximately 1" tear to top corner of back cover, mild rubbing to back cover along hinge, "45.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, orange cloth boards, dull gold lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, small open tear to cloth to top edge of back board; mild age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; INSCRIBED by Kostof to half-title page; shelved Front Table.
New York: J. & H. G. Langley, 1843. Second Edition. Octavo, 304 pages, 12 ads; G+; bound in publisher's brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine; rebacked with previous spine preserved; moderate rubbing and wear to boards; gift inscription to ffep; engraved title page; with 33 plates; shelved case 9.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. [c. 1924]. First Edition Thus. Quarto, 197 pages, G; green cloth boards, gilt lettering and gilt decorative tooling to spine and front board: spine slightly cocked, boards shaken, binding sturdy; backstrip faded light brown, gilt lettering bright and legible; fading to panels of boards adjacent to spine; head of spine separated from text-block, casing somewhat loose yet intact; significant water damage to back board yet does not affect interior beyond turn-in to back board and slight buckling to back paste-down; inscribed by previous owners to ffep, dated Christmas 1931; mild age-toning to margins of interior, occasional foxing, text somewhat affected yet clear and legible; all 12 full-color tipped-in plates by Nielsen, incl. frontispiece, protected by tissue guards; shelved Case 13.
Paris: Editions, 1954. G. Folio in off-white boards, title on spine in black. No DJ. Wear to boards; significant age-toning to boards along spine and edges, light scratching and pen marking, 1 1/2 in. tear along bottom front hinge, light chipping along spine and at top edge, rubbing to edges of boards. Binding lightly shaken though still intact. Light foxing to top and fore edges of text block, pages are clean and bright. TEXT IN FRENCH. Many b&w photo images . 380 pp. -Shelved front case.
Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University, 1984. First Edition. Octavo, 164 pages; VG/VG-; spine is faded orange with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping and several small open tears at the top of the spine; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minor speckling along the top edge; shelved case 9.
Amsterdam: SOCIETE D'EDITION, 1925. Limited Edition. Hardcover large quarto in Good + condition. B&W photographs, maps, and illustrations throughout. Some fading to periphery of blue endpapers. No markings to text and pages are clean. Crack to front hinge between front endpaper and half title, binding shakes and signatures loosening but remains intact. No dust jacket. Edges of text block are rough cut. Moderate shelf wear and bumping, particularly to corners. Booksellers stamp on upper left of front cover. 562 pp. Spine is sunned from navy blue to brown. Weighs 6 lbs., additional shipping costs may apply. TEXT IN FRENCH. -Shelve Front Table [Spine is blue/brown with gilt text].
Tirana: Academie des Sciences de la RPSA/Institut de la Culture Populaire/Departement de Culture materielle/Departement de Culture sociale, 1979. n/a. 8vo in boards. VG+. ex libris stamp on ffep, bfep. pages clean, binding tight. 296pp. spine dark blue, white text. in locked cases.
Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1884. First Edition. Octavo, xiii, 304 pages; G; bound in publisher's pictorial boards, black lettering to spine; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, including some chipping and fraying; One hundred and eighty illustrations by Rinzo and by Ichiske Hamada; scarce; shelved case 9.
Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 2000. First Edition, Third Printing. Octavo, 647 pages; VG; bound in green cloth, gilt lettering; interior clean; SHELVED ROCKVILLE AISLE 7.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1946. first. thick 8vo in olive green cloth. VG. Head & tail of spine lightly bumped and rubbed, as are board corners. Small white blemish on upper front board. Thoroughly illustrated. 1035 pgs.
Paris: G. Crès & Cie. Various Editions. Octavos, Volume I: XXVI, 320 pages, Volume II: XX, 402, 4 foldouts, Volume III: XXVI, 364 pages, 2 foldouts, Volume IV: 481 pages, 3 foldouts; Very Good+ condition; Brown quarter-bound leather spines with raised bands and gilded text, rubbing to spine and particular wear to head of spine on Volume III, rubbing to head edges on all volumes and bumping to rear corners of Volume IV; Foxing to portions of textblock interior, small square sticker on penultimate (blank) page in Volumes I-III, contains plates and no markings or writing; Volumes I-III 1926 Second Editions, Volume IV 1921 First Edition; sold as is.
New York: Knickerbocker Press/G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1904. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo.; 416 pp., with 2-page advertisement unpaginated; G+; green cloth-covered spine and boards with gilt lettering; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spine (faded to brown); rubbing to spine that partly obscures first letter "T" in title; bumping and fraying to corners; mild rubbing to edges of boards; gilt top with scratching and fading, staining to bottom edge of text-block; mild soiling to white endpapers, incl. fingerprint mark towards bottom right-hand corner of front free endpaper; ex libris bookplate to top left-hand corner of front paste-down, label from previous bookseller to bottom right-hand corner of front paste-down adjacent to hinge; frontispiece protected by tissue guard; multiple pages uncut; staining toward bottom corners of pp. 322-323; shelved Case 9.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1891. Octavo; pp 617; G-/paperback; sage green spine without text; full title: Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1887-88; The Medicine-Men of the Apache; covers have slight curling to front cover; mild wear to exterior; textured covers without text; possibly rebound; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; price clipped ffep; many illustrations, some with tissue guards; some foxing to interior; few plates impacted with foxing; tight binding.
San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins, 1995. First English Language Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 245 pages, VG/VG; purple and orange pictorial DJ, yellow and white lettering: mild wear to DJ, "USA $20.00 / CAN $28.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, purple cloth spine, orange matte paper boards, metallic red lettering to spine: very light bumping to head, tail, and corners; text-block and interior clean; INSCRIBED by Coelho to half-title page; Coelho's third-person narrative, semi-autobiographical novel on Coelho and his wife's pilgrimage through the Mojave Desert and their encounter with the Valkyries, "a band of bold, leather-clad women who travel the desert on motorcycles, spreading the word of angels"; shelved Case 6.
Bathurst, Australia: The National Cultural Council of Papuo New Guinea; Robert Brown and Associates;, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 408 pages; VG/VG; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket has slight rubbing to covers, corners; interior clean; "The first full photographic account of a single cultural group in Papua New Guinea - the Gogodala. They number approximately 10,000 and live as lagoon dwellers along the floodplain of the Aramia River north of the Fly River Delta." Includes a catalogue of known objects and artifacts held in museums around the world.;shelved front table.
New York: Hastings House, 1941. G+/G Octavo in light blue cloth over boards with silver text and motif, DJ sepia and off white photographic print, spine off white with sepia text. Some shelfwear; DJ quite worn around edges and corners, spine repaired with tape, now in mylar. Boards a bit faded, frayed at corners, bumped at head and tail of spine. Previous owner's name on ffep. Interior clean, binding solid. Shelved in Scenic Photography.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973. First Editions. 12mos., 2 vols., VG/VG; DJs, tan title blocks with off-white borders, white and black lettering: mild wear to DJs, light age-toning to spine of Vol. 2; "Two volumes, boxed / $12.95" to front flap of Vol. 1, front flap of Vol. 2 price clipped; brown cloth boards, gold lettering: mild wear to boards, fading to spine of Vol. 1 more so than Vol. 2; interior pristine, inscribed by previous owner to recto of frontispiece, Vol. 1; set housed in orange slipcase (moderate wear); frontispieces; shelved above Case 14.
Washington, DC: Royal Thai Embassy, 2009. Fifth Edition, Limited Printing (No. 0884). square 4tos., 173 pp. [Vol. 1], 241 pp. [Vol. 2, appendices and bibliography unpaginated]; VG in a VG- slip case; gray cloth-covered spine and boards with white and gilded lettering; gilded sword illustration on front boards, both volumes; very slight shelfwear to edges of boards; interiors clean; endpapers protected by plastic inserts; light scratch on front board of Vol. I; stated "0884" on limitation page, both volumes; light scratching and rubbing to slip case; bilingual (Thai and English language); shelved Alcove 1.
New York: Henry G. Bohn, 1847. new edition. Thick, small octavo rebound in 3/4 brown moire and black leather; VG; 5-band spine with gold letters; moderate soiling and fraying from shelf wear; title page and first two pages creased with ex-library stamp; frontispiece color engraving; paper slightly discolored and wobbled, with dusty edges; text clean in tight print; pp. 578; shelved in front door case.
New York City: American Museum of Natural History, 1945. Quarto, numbered 193-317 pages followed by plates 13-61; G- condition; Blue wrappers with dark blue text on front and rear covers, worn with foxing, stains, and age-toning, bumping to corners, creases, scratching and foxing to textblock edges; binding is solid and all pages remain attached, interior clean, small sticker from previous seller affixed to inside of rear cover at top right, age-toning in some parts of textblock interior.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1974. First Edition. Quarto, 272 pages; VG/VG-; spine mustard with white and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; some wear and rubbing to dust jacket; interior clean; shelved linguistics.
London: Frank Cass & Co. Ltd., 1968. New Impression. 8vo., 392pp.; VG/VG; spine black with orange lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine; small smudge to bottom corner of fore edge of text block; bookplate on front pastedown; folding map in rear in excellent condition; shelved Africa or anthropology.
Seoul, South Korea: National Folk Museum of Korea, 2006. First Edition. Oblong octavo, 346 pages, VG-; dark gray faux-pressed paper boards, black and bright silver lettering: mild bumping to corners; mild wear to text-block, scuffing to bottom edge; interior clean, replete with photographs and other graphics; text in Korean, German, and English; complete copyright information in Korean, some copyright information also in German; fraying to silk ribbon; shelved Front Table.
New Delhi, India: Unicef, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. square 4to., 120 pp., VG-/VG-; dust jacket, spine and back cover tan with black text, pictorial front cover; shelfwear to edges of dust jacket; tear to bottom corner of dust jacket; hardcover, brown cloth-covered spine and boards, with gold lettering to spine, dark brown endpapers; bumping and fraying to head and tail of spine and to corners of boards; slight age-toning to top edge of boards; cocking to spine; interior clean; shelved Aisle A, Photography.
Atlanta, Georgia: Scholars Press, 1989. First Edition. Octavo, 473 pages; VG; bound in green cloth, gilt lettering; small smudge to spine, slight wear to tail of spine; interior clean; SHELVED ROCKVILLE AISLE 7.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press [Midway Reprint], 1974. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 265; G-/paperback; sunned beige spine with black text; covers show slight rubbing to exterior; 3.5 inch tear to rear joint; minor rubbing to edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; light black ink to exterior tail edge; previous owner's name to half title page; ex-library with date stamped to half title page; interior clean; illustrated.
The Hague: Mouton Publishers, 1981. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine, black lettering; dust jacket age toned, some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine head edge; boards strong, very slight bowing, light bumping on front tail edge; text block very slightly age toned, pencil marks on table of contents pages, very light soiling on exterior head edge; xiv, 535pp.
Caracas: Fundacion La Sale de Ciencias Naturales, 1984. Octavo; pp 547; G/paperback; dark beige spine with black text; covers have slight sunning to spine; some rubbing wear to exterior; lightly rubbed edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; interior lightly toned; small sticker to ffep; Spanish text.
Bonn: Kurt Schroeder, 1962. First (very scarce);. Octavo in soft covers; Good+; spine white; pale yellow covers clean; paper slightly faded; dense text in typed print clean; occasional illustrations; includes a chronology by country; pp. 426; this book is in GERMAN.
London: Gerald Duckworth and Co. Ltd., 1982. Second impression. Octavo; pp 562; VG/VG-; Dark mustard spine with black text; dust jacket has slight rubbing and scratching to exterior, light sun fading to head edge and spine; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; text block shows very light wear to edges, interior clean;.
New York and London: D. Appeton and Company, 1931. Octavo; pp 508; G-/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; gilt text and decorations to spine and front boards; full title: The Mound-Builders: A Reconstruction of the Life of a Prehistoric American Race, Through Exploration and Interpretation of Their Earth Mounds, Their Burials, and Their Cultural Remains; cloth has moderate wear to exterior with slight staining; some wear to edges, mostly to joints; text block light toning to text pages; slight age toning to exterior edges; slight shadow toning to endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; shaken spine; frontispiece; illustrated with many photographs.
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1919. First American Edition. Octavo; G+/no dj; worn green spine with no title; has ex-library plate, binding is weak; and front board is detaching from spine; text block is worn and dusty, with age toning; otherwise minor shelf-wear and bumping; shelve in France.
London: George Routledge & Sons, 1937. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, bumped and worn corners and spine caps and hinges, tears at spine head cap and top of rear hinge, some spotting, smudging, and edgewear; Textblock has spotting on top edge and front edge, inscribed in ink by the author on front endpaper, mild age-toning of pages; xxxv, 362 pages, 4 leaves of plates, illustrated.
London: George Allen & Unwin LTD., 1926. First Edition. Hardcover small folio in Very Good - condition. Signed and dated on front endpaper by two previous owners (1927 & 1936), otherwise no markings to text. Binding intact but shakes and some signatures loosening. B&W photographs throughout. Light-to-moderate shelf wear and rubbing to corners and edges. Some bumping to boards. 362 pp. Weighs 6 lbs. Measures 13 x 10.5 x 1.75 inches. -Shelve under review table (binding blue cloth with gilt text).
Taipei: Vithagna, Southern Materials Center, 1974. First edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, slight shelfwear; Text block has spotting to top edge, owner stamps and inscription on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; iii, 263 pages, illustrated.