London: Shakespeare Press, 1817. first edition. G+. Three wide 4tos (10" tall) in red leather boards, titles on spine in gilt (as "DIBDIN'S DECAMERON). Moderate wear to boards of all vols, similar condition; edges rubbed, wear at folds, some agetoning and light cracking to spine, light general wear otherwise to boards. Gilt on all edges of textblock, lightly burnished from age, some minor corrugating from moisture, most noticeable to vol I. Some minor tearing to front gutter of vol I, binding of all vols strong. Pages lightly agetoned, very light scattered foxing, pages mostly clean. Many b&w print illustrations in a variety of styles and subjects.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1962. First Edition. 10mo., 121pp.; VG; in wraps, protected with a custom brown linen dust-wrapper, with maroon label and gilt lettering on spine; SIGNED on ffep by August Derleth; There is an inscription on the ffep by Nelson S. Bond, notable pulp writer and bookseller and recipient of the 1998 Nebula Author Emeritus award for lifetime achievement, that this copy might have been the last copy every inscribed by Derleth, and that it was send to him a few days before he died.; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Toronto: Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library, 1994. Commercial edition. Octavo; Commercial edition; Four volumes; VG; Paperback; Spines, plastic comb binding with gold print on four volumes, red, green, blue, and tan; Covers in red, green, blue, or tan plastic, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; 4 volumes (xxvii, 1440, xl pages), illustrated.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934. Small quarto; pp 444; VG-; green spine with black text to yellow paper label; dark green slipcase has moderate rubbing to edges; slight cracking to spine tail edge with chipped fore corners; cloth shows slight rubbing to exterior; yellow paper label to front; slightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior shows light toning toward edges.
Santa Barbara, CA. Bradford Morrow Bookseller, 1980. 8vo., 154pp.; VG/VG-; spine tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; chips missing on head of spine, wear to corners; INSCRIBED by Harry Valentine on the ffep; 2500 copies have been printed on Linweave Text and bound in wrappers, and 250 have been bound in boards; lists 700 Steinbeck items; KT consignment;.
Paris: Librairie de Firmin-Didot et Cie. 1878-1880. Octavo; G/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print, vol. 1 with stain on bottom; Boards in black library buckram cloth with gold print, stains to vol. 1, mild shelfwear; Text block has speckled edges, name in ink on front flyleaf and half-title page, library plate on front pastedown, library stamp and pencil markings on title page and final page, original wrappers bound in at end of each volume; Text in French; 2 volumes (xv, 1138 columns, 1226 columns).
London: Jame Darling, 1854. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; grey cloth, gilt lettering; both volumes' boards have general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, rubbing on spines, ex-library white text inked text on spines, spines sun toned, interiors age toned, ex-library stamps on front and rear pastedowns, ex-library stickers on rear end papers, light ink soiling on front and rear end papers and rear pastedowns; both volumes' text blocks age toned, some pages cut unevenly, penciling on title and preface pages soiling throughout, gutters slightly visible; volume 1 boards have torn paper and sticker mark on rear; volume 2 boards have sticker on rear, soiling on spine; volume 2 text block some pages uncut, occasional tearing on fore edges near front of text; 2 volumes [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
New York: Editions for the Armed Services, 1948. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan box without print; Box has brown wrapping tape cut at edges, with penciled title “Book of lists of books for armed services”, broken corners; Book boards in blue cloth with gold print, in cellophane wrapper, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; 139 pages.
Norristown, PA: Pennsylvania German Society, 1937. Proceedings. Oblong folio; VG/none. brown spine and boards with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 58 pp., text, 38 single sided plates, most with color; some age-toning; binding shaken; boards, brown/green fading; spot staining; chipping wear, and tears; else very good; --MANUSCRIPTS IN GERMAN FRAKTUR.
Mansfield: Maurizio Martino Publisher. REPRINT. Contemporary reprint of the The Premier Publishing Co.1926 edition. Limited to 100 copies. Octavos; VG/ Hardcovers; no dust jackets; red spine with gold text; the 3 Vols. are in the same condition; boards have solid binding; text blocks are clean; 244p. (Vol.1); 749p. (Vol.2); 741p. (Vol.3) Please see photos for details regarding condition and printing. [Oversized order. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1870. First Edition Thus. Octavo; xiv; 234pp; bound in 3/4 brown morocco and marbled boards; largely worn at spine ends and corners; two edges untrimmed; owner bookplate front pastedown; price annotations in margins in ink; the copy of Joseph Y. Jeanes, who likely attended the sale. [Spine; gilt titles on brown leather].
Santa Barbara, CA & Oxford: ABC-Clio, 1987. Quartos: VG-/no-DJs: Light brownish gray spine with dark brown text: 2 volume set: Boards are strong and clean, slight bowing to front boards of volume 2, bindings are tight: Textblockas have dust staining and foxing mainly to head and fore edges of exterior, pages are clean and unmarked: Vol I- 376 pp; Vol II- 482 pp. [Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
New York: The MacMillan Company, 1957. Large Thick Octavo; VG/G-; Light gray spines with dark blue text; 5 Volumes (1941), 4 volumes plus supplement (1957); Dust jackets are covered with mylar with sunned spines and rubbed edges which are slightly frayed, but still intact; Boards have only minor wear along edges with clean and strong panels; Text blocks have darkened slightly on exterior edges with unmarked pages and tight bindings; Small red stamp on ffep of v.5; pp 4010. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Madrid: Blass, S.A, 1928. Octavo; vg/none; blue cloth spine with gilt lettering [library binding]; ex libris, signature and stamps; minor edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; light general toning; foxing starts; letterpress; 235 pp.; else very good; ---TEXT IN SPANISH; --- INSERT, mimeograph book list.
Washington: Printed for the Author by H.L. McQueen, 1905. Limited Edition. Octavo; Limited Edition, No. 107 of 200 copies printed; G-/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with silver print and library label; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, bumped and worn corners and spine caps; Text block has library bookplate on front pastedown, mild smudging/tanning to endpapers, slight tear at bottom of title page, spine break at page 190, deckle-edged; Inscribed in ink by the author on title page verso; x, 194 pages.
London: Chiswick Press, 1933. First Edition. 8vo., 68 pages; VG; light grey cover with black print, slight spotting on front, foxing on spine, penciled notation on front cover, edges of over-sized cover bent and has some foxing along interior exposed edges, slight tear on top of back cover; slight spotting on first prelim. page; clean interior, binding tight.
Paris: E. Basset et Cie, Editeurs. First Edition. 8vo., 43 pages, 1 plate (portrait); VG-; green cover with black print, inked library call number at bottom left corner, penciled annotations above title, peripheral browning front and back, tears at top and bottom exposes spine, corners worn; front upper corner (and initial pages) slightly bent; inside stain to edge of p. , otherwise clean interior; ink inscription on second preliminary page "Hommage a l'Institute Franklin, Solange Pellat"; author's visiting card (torn) inserted.
London: Holland Press, 1962. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; grey sun toned spines, black lettering; both volumes' dust jackets have general shelfwear, general edgewear, general soiling, tape on fore corners and spine edges, rubbing on fore corners and spines edges, tearing on spines, ex-library white ink crossed out with marker on spines, damp staining on spine, spines sun toned; both volumes' boards strong, slight bowing, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, ex-library sticker and torn paper on spine, interiors age toned, ex-library plates on front pastedowns, ex-library stickers torn paper and erased penciling on front end papers; both volumes' text blocks age toned, gutters slightly visible, ex-library stamp and penciling on copyright page, ex-library stamp on last pages; volume 1 boards have penciling on rear end paper; volume 2 text block has closed tear on rear blank; 2 volumes; Volume 1 - Pope's Own Writings 1709-1734; Volume 2 - Pope's Own Writings 1735-1751.
New York: The Compiler, 1917. limited edition. G. Thin 8vo in gray boards with tan spine, title on spine in black on off-white paste-down label. No DJ. Significant wear to boards; edges rubbed, corners bumped and cracked, scratching to boards, particularly to rear, splitting along folds of spine, spine attached to boards with scotch tape. Interior binding intact, top edge of textblock agetoned, other edges clean, deckled. Unnumbered book of limited edition of 51. 37 pp. Shelved LIT CRIT/BIO.
London: Oxford University Press, 1929. Octavo; VG/VG; tan spine, navy blue lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear, general edgewear, light general soiling, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, price cut, protected by plastic; boards slightly bowed, some edgewear, some rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, stamp on front end paper, penciling on rear pastedown; text block slightly age toned, pages tail edges uneven, occasional penciling, light soiling on exterior head and fore edges, gutter occasionally visible; xliv, 335pp.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985. Second edition. Octavo; Second edition; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, red with white print; DJ has mild edgewear/creasing, small tear at top of rear flap fold; Boards in red cloth with silver print, wear to spine caps, buckling to spine; Text block clean and tight; xx, 1094 pages.
New York: Burt Franklin, n.d. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 841; VG/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; full title: Bibliotheca Geographica Germaniae: Litteratur der Landes und |Volkskunde des Deutschen Reichs bearbeitet im Auftrage der Zentral-Kommission fur wissenschaftliche |Landskunde von Deutschland; originally published in 1896, this reprint is undated; cloth has slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; light toning to end papers; interior clean; German text.
Andes, NY: Woolmer/Brotherson Ltd, 1976. VG+/VG+ Octavo in purple buckram over boards, DJ off white with black text on spine. Minor shelf wear; slightly bumped at corners, head and tail of spine. DJ a bit rubbed [now in mylar]. SIGNED and inscribed by author on ffep. Checklist Addenda included. Interior clean and bright, binding solid. Shelved Books on Books.
New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1972. Octavo; VG/VG-; white/green spine with red text; DJ has light rubbing on the front and back, bumping to the head and tail of spine, age toning, one stain to the top right back corner, one .5cm closed tear at the head of spine; Boards has light bumping on the head and tail of spine, otherwise boards strong; Textblock and interior pages have light age toning, otherwise clean; 312pp.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1969. Octavo: VG-/VG-: Off white spines with black text: 3 volume set: DJs are in similar condition with general shelfwear, age toning, soiling, small closed tears mainly concentrated along head and tail of spine, Volume I has tape on interior around head and tail: Boards are strong with some shelfwear, dust staining: Textblocks have dust staining, pages are free of markings, folds andtears, front free pages of all 3 volumes have imprinted book plate from previous owner and date written inside book plate in black ink: Volume I- 479, Volume II- 565, Volume III- 542 pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Baltimore: Enoch Pratt Free Library, 1949. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 603pp; green paper wraps printed in black; covers a bit soiled; tears to crown and foot; gutters reinforced with cloth tape; contents [reproducing typescript] generally very good. [Spine; green buff paper no titles]. [Note: A. S. Con Bedini].
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, Theological Studies, 1952. first. G+. 8vo in brown cloth boards, title on spine in faded gilt. No DJ. Moderate wear to boards; agetoned, rubbing to all edges, light fraying at corners, some scratching. An essay on the history of the Lampoon and a roster of it's members by year. 116 pp. Shelved BOOKS ON BOOKS & BIBLIOGRAPHIES.
New York: Arrow Editions, 1938. Limited Edition. Octavo; “500 copies of this bibliography have been printed”— colophon; G/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in grey paper with tan cloth, library call number in white ink on front, worn and exposed corners, wear to spine caps, spotting, shelfwear, small surface tears and ink stains on rear; Text block has book plate on front endpapers and library pocket and label on rear endpapers, library stamps to pages 3, 5, spotting and tanning to endpapers, slight spotting within, age-toning to paper; 95 pages.
New York: Privately printed for The Triptych, 1918. Octavo; Limited Edition, No. 110 of 250 copies; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in tan cloth with white label and black print, spotting/smudging, wear/tears to outer corners and spine caps; Textblock has tanning to endpapers, deckle-edged, clean text; 93 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated.
Stratford-on-Avon: Shakespeare Press, 1911. Wide octavo; good+/none; tan cloth with black title on spine over red heraldic device; front board with larger red heraldic emblem or seal; ex library, stamps and markings; light age-toning; fore-edge, deckle; some pages uncut; binding slightly loose but intact; 729 pp.; illus., historical introduction, facsimiles, portraits, frontispiece and other illustrations; some pages roughly opened; endpapers, scars of previously removed library papers; boards, staining; spine, sunned; one fore-edge joint. split start;.