New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1874. Large Octavo; G/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; Boards have shelf wear such as rubbed edges & corners, age tone appearance, and scratched exterior; Text block is generally age toned with foxing on exterior edges and on first & last few pages; pp 832. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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New York: Philimel Books, 2007. Quarto; First impression; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with multicolor print; DJ has very slight shelfwear, clean and bright; Boards in white illustrated paper, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 105 pages, illustrated (folded color plates). [NOTE: 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.].
London: Christie, Manson & Woods, Ltd., 1967. Octavo; pp 88; G-/paperback; pinkish beige spine with black text; full title: Catalogue of Important and Rare Printed Books and Manuscripts from the Virtue and Cahill Library, Sold by Order of the Bishop and Cathedral Chapter of the Diocese of Portsmouth and Three Important Hebrew Mss. the Property of a Lady, On Wednesday, July 5, 1967; covers have moderate sunning to exterior; minor chips to spine edges; light soiling smudges to front; sunned spine; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean; map laid in at title page.
New York: Sotheby's, 1989. Large Octavo; G/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloth shows some smudges to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Sotheby's, 2019. Quarto; VG-; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has slight bumps to corners, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; 151 pages, illustrated (color). [NOTE: 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: Sotheby's, 2020. Quarto; VG-; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has slight bumps to corners, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; 151 pages, illustrated (color). [NOTE: 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: 1984. Quarto: VG-/no-DJ: Red spine with gold text: Boards are string but stained in multiple places on front and back and show some shelfwear, dust staining, ex libris with front paste down containing a book plate from a previous owner: Textblock is clean and free of markings, folds or tears, limited edition of 600 copies: 258 pp.
Mainz, Germany: Hermann Schmidt Mainz, 2000. Quarto: VG/no-DJ wraps: Navy blue spine with white text: Covers show some shelfwear and slight chipping along edges, mainly concentrated at tail, slight bumping of corners, mild scuffing: Textblock clean and free of markings, tears and folds: TEXT ENTIRELY IN GERMAN: 714 pp.
Doubleday Anchor Books, 1955. Large Thin Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Green & off-white spine with black text; Covers have age toned spine with moisture stain along spine and light smudges at fore edges, and light edge wear; Slightly cocked spine; Text block has darkened somewhat due to age & handling with clean pages; pp 160.
Cambridge, MA: Maurizio Martino Publisher, n.d. Reprinted. Small Quarto; pp 397; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; full title: The Kress Library of Business and Economics; Catalogue, 1777-1817: Giving Data also Upon Cognate Items in other Harvard Libraries; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Cambridge, MA: Maurizio Martino Publsiher, n.d. Reprinted. Small Quarto; pp 412; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; full title: The Kress Library of Business and Economics; Catalogue Covering Material Published through 1776 with Data Upon Cognate Items in other Harvard Libraries; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1927. Ninth edition. Octavo; Ninth edition, third impression 1929; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, wear to corners, hinges, and spine caps, staining to front and spine, scratching to rear; Text block has name in ink on front pastedown and half-title page, clean text; ix, 400 pages, illustrated (samples of type/fonts).
New York: The Colophon, 1932. (bottom portion of title page reads "Contents Part Eleven") Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brown spine with dark brown text. Boards have shelf wear, age toned, rubbing to edges, bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has Ex-Library stamp on fore edge, deckled edges, Ex-Libris book plate on front paste down, small pen mark on contents page, age toned, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 90; Shelved with Full Price Art books.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1997. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white and red print; DJ has light edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with purple cloth to spine and orange paper to boards, slight wear to corners and spine caps, toning to front top edge, else clean and strong; Text block had spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; Signed in ink by the authors on the title page; viii, 769 pages.
Chicago: The University fo Chicago Library, 1990. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has light edgewear, slight soiling to front and rear; Text block clean and tight; Published in conjunction with exhibition, University of Chicago, May 2 through September 5, 1990; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; Signed note in ink from author laid in; xii, 67 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Madrid: Editorial Castalia, 2001. Large Thick Octavo; pp 1194; Good/paperback; pink spine with red text; covers have mild shelf wear to exterior; vertical creases to front cover; some creases to corners; intact panels; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; text in Spanish; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1989. Revised Edition. Octavo; pp 952; G/G; yellow spine with red and purple text; revised and enlarged edition; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; slightly sunned spine; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth has slight foxing toward edges; strong boards; text block exterior edges shows light tone; slight sticker residue to front endpaper; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to verso of ffep; frontispiece; light pencil inside; illustrated; good binding.
New York: Grolier Club, 2004. Limited First Edition. thin softcover 8vo., 54 pp., VG; blue and yellow striped matte paper wrapper, no lettering to spine; white title block with black lettering and motif to front cover; mild rubbing to covers of wrapper, small tear with slight superficial material loss to back cover; mild rubbing to edges of wrapper, including head and tail of spine, predominately bottom edge; very mild shelfwear to text-block; interior clean; pub. 2004, limited printing of 1,500 copies stated to copyright page; contains four (4) black and white plates; catalogue of Woolf's works published by Hogarth Press, the publishing house owned by Virginia and her husband Leonard; shelved Case 0.
New York: New York Public Library; Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations, 1964. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is cream with black print, mild wear to corners, wear and slight tears at staples, stains on rear, light shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; “Reprinted from the Bulletin of The New York Public Library, May, June 1964”; 63 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Londres: Trubner & Co., 1861-1862. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, torn away; Boards in brown paper without print, worn corners and edges, binding string exposed, stains and smudging; Text block contains nos. I-XII, not all issues have covers, pencil notation to cover of No. I, clean text; Text in French; 192, xiv pages, illustrated.
Boston: The Riverside Press, 1909. Limited Edition, #283/370. small 4to., 337pp.; VG; bound in green cloth with gilt; wrapped in the original glassine cover, numerous rips, including a chunk missing along the tail of spine and the lower part of the front cover; fore and lower edges of text block deckled; of a limited edition of 370 copies, this is number 283; many pages uncut; interior clean; MA consignment; shelved case 12.
London, Great Britain: Holland Press Publisher, 1981. Numbered, Limited Edition, Facsimile Reproduction of the original 1939 edition. thick Qto. VG/VG. olive green DJ, densely titled with uppercase black characters for titling. the minimal edgewear is protected by a simple clear plastic sheath. dark forest green clothbound HB with maroon segments, with centered titling on each, with decorative bands and located near head and foot. olive green endpages. hand numbered # 109 of 500. tight binding, a solid copy, unmarred inside and out, condition above average overall. 718 pp. ISBN# 0900470984.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948. First Edition. 12mo; pp 455; G-/Poor; burgundy spine with gilt text; dust jacket detached at joints; dj laid in at front gutter; exterior shows modest age toning, mostly to spine; small chips to edges; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; mild rubbing to spine edges and fore corners; one or two small spots to spine; sturdy boards; text block has moderate toning to exterior edges; partial cracking to front gutter at half title page; previous owner's name to ffep; inscribed by Everett Bleiler;.
Wilton: Morehouse-Barlow Co., Inc., 1981. Octavo; VG/VG-; Tan spine with white text; Dust jacket has small closed tear at tail front edge and a small tear at head fore edge with other general edge wear but otherwise intact; Cloth has very lightly sunned spine with just minor edge wear and strong, intact boards; Text block shows slight wear on exterior edges with tight binding and unmarked pages; pp 272.
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.
Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2003. Quarto: G-/no-DJ hardback: Green spine with black box containing red and peach text: Boards have rubbing along edges, bumping to corners, scratches and chips on front and along front hinge, sticker residue on back, age toning to spine, sticker at tail of spine, binding cracked and shaken: Textblock exterior has some dust staining, pages clean and unmarked: 840 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.].
Paris: Rombaldi, 1945. Quarto, 149 pages; G condition; Light grey wrappers, worn tan spine with brown text has creases and tears down the length and piece missing at foot, all pages remain attached but overall binding is loose and pages may detach, white design on cover with red and white text, rear cover off-white with foxing, edges worn all around and textblock edges age-toned and foxed; significant foxing to portions of interior, many pages age-toned at edges, pages unmarked, contains 4 tipped-in plates.
Milano: Piantanida, Valcarenghi, 1923. Octavo; G/no-DJ; spine brown leather with heavy gilt lettering; covers sturdy, clean, 1/2" open tear on spine head, spine tail worn/torn up; top front edge chipped, edges have moderate wear; textblock clean, some age tone, back pastedown partially detached from cover, front pastedown torn 1", inscribed by author half title page, contains b/w and color images, written in Italian.
Hamden, CT; London: Archon Books; Mansell Publishing, 1980. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 621; VG-/G-; dark brown spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket has some minor chips to edges; mild sunning and scratches to exterior; cloth has only light wear to exterior; slight wear to spine edges; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean;.
London: Robert Jennings and John Major, 1829. Second edition. Octavo; Second edition of vols. 1 & 2 only; G-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on black banner; Boards have wear and tattering to spine caps and corners, torn hinges, rubbing/shelfwear; Text blocks have cracked hinges front and rear, notation in ink and pencil on rear endpapers, foxing throughout, mild puckering to paper; Vol. I: xlii, 421 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w). ; Vol. II: iv, 428 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w).
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1996. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; grey spine, grey lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear, minor edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, interior slightly age toned; boards slightly bowed, minor edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, erased penciling on rear end paper; text block age toned, penciling on page 21; First Edition; 213pp.