Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988. First Edition. Quarto, 270 pages; VG/VG-; spine dark blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, mild wear and rubbing; pencil notes to front and rear endpapers, scattered and sparse pencil marginalia; with a microfiche appendix in rear pockets, containing 20 sheets comprising some 1600 pages of detailed bibliographical information; shelved case 9.
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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.
London: Smith, Elder, & Co, 1861. First Edition. Octavo, two volumes; G+; spine brown leather with gilt lettering and design; three-quarters leather binding with marbled paper covers; all edges marbled; end papers marbled; light foxing on pages; head of front hinge of volume one starting to crack; pages clean.
London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1814. First Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in contemporary polished calf by J. Larkins with their stamp, marbled boards and endpapers, spines paneled with red and green labels with titling, other panels gilt; some rubbing and wear to boards; folding frontispiece to volume 1; with engravings; shelved above US Regional.
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.
New York: George Dearborn and Co., 1838. Vol.1 newer binding; Volume 1 condition is VG-; whiles volume 2 condition is G+; Dark and light brown spines with red labels and gold texts; Boards of vol.2 are strongly shelf -worn with rubbing, tears and smudges to the spine, front and rear exteriors, and bumping to the corners, edges and tips but binding is solid; Paste downs, end papers and edges of vol.2 are severely tanned, both volumes have foxing to all pages but text block is legible; 425p. (Vol.1); 537p. (Vol.2) Oversized book.Additional shipping and handling needed for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping may not be available. Contact seller for details.
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.
Portland, ME: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1937. 10mo; pp 114; G; 1/4 bound green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows modest wear to exterior; paper label to front; some wear to edges and corners; sturdy boards; text block edges show modest toning; deckled edges; previous owner's name to ffep; good binding; illustrated;.
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).
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.
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.
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].
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.
London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1958. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, tan with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, toning to spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps, fading/light shelfwear to boards; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, light spotting on endpapers, else clean and tight, mild age-toning to paper; viii, 992 pages.
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].
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.
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.
Washington: Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1984. Quarto; G; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover has owner name stamped on front, light edgewear, stain and creasing to spine; Text block clean and tight; viii, 398 pages + separately paged appendices. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
New York: Facts on File, Inc., 1990. First Printing. Large Octavo; pp 648; VG-; blue spines with gilt text; no jackets; 2 volumes: vol. 1, A-M, James Agee - John P. Marquand [ISBN 0816021171x]; vol. 2, M-Z, Peter Matthiesen - Roger Zelazny [ISBN 081602118x]; cloth has slight wear to exterior; few spots to front; strong boards; text block edges have slight wear; interiors clean; good bindings.
Boulder: Westview Press, 1983. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, grey with blue print; Boards in grey cloth with blue print, light wear to corners and spine caps, slight stain at front lower spine corner and rear upper spine corner, else clean and strong; Text block has ink underlining on p. 9, else clean and tight; 559 pages.
Hamden: Jay Hickerson, 1992. Second edition. Octavo; Second edition; VG-; Paperback; Spine, white plastic comb binding; Cover is yellow with black print, slight edgewear; Text block clean and tight; 476 pages. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1902. Large Octavo; unpaginated; G/no-DJ; 3/4 bound brown leather spine with gilt text; marbled boards; boards have moderate rubbing to exterior; sunned spine; some rubbing to fore corners; sturdy boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; light foxing to frontispiece; exterior head edge; French text.
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.
London: C.J. Clay and Sons, 1868. Quarto; Fair-/no DJ; [Ex-library?]; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold printing, raised bands; Boards half bound with Morocco leather to the spine and corners, brown cloth to the boards, corners and spine caps are worn and exposed, leather is scuffed and worn on hinges and raised bands, cloth boards have some shelfwear; Text block has book plate on front pastedown, cracked hinges in front and rear, loose front endpaper, pages are clean and binding of pages is tight; iv, 1012 pages. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973. First Edition. Quarto; VG-/No jacket softcover; Tan spine with black lettering; Wraps have some light wear to the edges, spine is darkened, some fading to the lettering; Binding is tight; Previous owner's pressure stamp on first page, rest of text bright and clean; NOTE: Book has been signed by Blumenthal; 192 pages.