San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1940. first limited edition (210 copies). Thick, tall folio in grey cloth hardcovers with four-band embossed leather spine and gold letters; VG; printed on Canson & Montgolfier ancient paper made in France, with deckle edges; special elzevir type designed by Frederic W. Goudy; pp. 193; shelved above Case # 2; please contact us for shipping costs.
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Savot [London]: Robert Boulter, 1674. Fourth Edition. 8vo., 706 pages; VG-; rebacked with new spine, previous boards; boards brown leather with new spine, endpapers, spine has burgundy label with gilt lettering; moderate bumping and rubbing to boards; name on second free endpaper, dated 1700, sme name on upper fore corner of title page, both in ink; interior free of writing, slight age-toning; The Glossographia "defined around 11,000 hard or unusual words, and was the largest English dictionary when it was published. His was the last, largest, and greatest of the English "hard-word" dictionaries, which aimed not to present a complete listing of English words, but to define and explain unusual terms that might be encountered in literature or the professions, thus aiding the burgeoning non-academic middle class, which was ascendant in England at the time and of which Blount was a member...and the first that cited sources for definitions. It contained many unusual words that had not previously been included in dictionaries, and others not included in any later dictionary" [wikipedia]; shelved case 9.
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.
Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1903. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; light green spines with gilt text; 4 volumes; boards show slight sunning to exteriors, light soiling to exteriors, minor wear to edges, strong boards; text blocks have deckled edges, slight age toning to exterior edges, slight foxing to endpapers; frontispieces have tissue guards; RL Consignment. Shelved case 13.
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.
New York: Covici Friede, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 200 pp., VG-/VG; tan DJ, small black lettering to spine: mild wear/age-toning to covers, "$3.00" to front flap (all four corners of flaps slightly clipped), DJ protected by mylar; dark green cloth boards, bright silver lettering to spine: spine cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; mild fading to edges of boards; mild wear to text-block, dark purple top, light foxing to fore-edge; interior clean, with many black-and-white graphics; INSCRIBED by Starrett to ffep: "This was a lot of fun to do; but, Lord, how cocky I was!"; pub. 1929, with no mention of further printings to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 9.
Morristown, NJ. Privately Printed, 1983. Limited Edition. Oblong 4to., unpaginated; VG; spine brown leatherette with gilt lettering; lacking slipcase; large gilt device on front board, slight wear; text block clean; mild bumping and shelfwear; interior clean; profusely illustrated with commentary; of a limited edition of 347 copies, this is number 17; shelved case 9.
Chicago: S. C. Griggs and Company, 1879. 8vo., 357pp.,  ads; VG; bound in polished calf with a single-rule border, single gilt edge-roll; spine paneled with black tooling, red label with gilt lettering; all edges text block gilt; slight age-toning to interior; binding tight except on title page; mild wear and rubbing to boards; small amount of wear to head of spine; HP consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: author, 1953. First edition. Thick folio in 1/2 beige and green hardcovers with leather spine, in grey cardboard case; VG/VG; gold letters on brown spine; minimal soiling; binding strong; samples of the finest hand made papers worldwide; shelved in Case #9; please contact us for shipping costs; IR consignment.
Zurich: Seedorn Verlag, 1983. Limited Edition [[#88/151]. square 4to., unpaginated, VG-; brown cardboard boards, no separate spine, white backstrip with black lettering; bumping to head and tail of backstrip; shelfwear and very mild staining to boards, bumping to corners; contains many full-color numbered prints by Voss, with each copy of the limited edition containing a different set of plates [#1-12986], of 151 copies this is No. 88 stated to limitation page; SIGNED by Voss lightly in pencil to limitation page; text in German; shelved Case 11.
New York: G. P. Putnam and Co., 1853. First Edition. 8vo., 366pp.; VG; bound in original brown cloth, paneled spine with gilt lettering, embossing to cloth; all edges of text block gilt; mild wear and rubbing to boards; marbled endpapers; bookplate on front pastedown; contains engraved title page, 19 steel engraved plates including frontispiece, 16 facsimiles of manuscripts, 15 hand-colored mounted proof-paper illustrations; contains a handwritten letter, torn naturally along creases, detailing the gift of this book to a Anna Kelsey. Anna Halleck Kelsey was a teacher of Elocution and English literature towards the end of the nineteenth century.; shelved case 12.
New York: Taplinger Publishing Company, 1981. First. Oblong quarto; VG+/VG; black spine, gild text; dust jacket has general edgewear, tears, minor rubbing on front cover; boards strong, clean; text block clean; 55pp. Please see photos for additional details.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2009. Octavo; VG; bound in fine blue genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif on covers, image of 9 authors pasted on front cover; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap; shelved easton press.
Stanford University, Stanford, California: Hoover Institution Press, 1972. thick 4to., 1089pp.; VG-; bound in black cloth, silver lettering on spine; slight bowing to boards; mild shelfwear, including rubbing to corners, wear to head and tail of spine; minor smudges to lower edge of text block; Ex-Library, has two purple surplus stamps on ffep, Library of Congress stamp on copyright page, possible others; shelved alcove 1.
London: J. Oswald, 1745. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; bound in brown calf, spines have two black labels, each with gilt lettering; rebacked with newer spines, endpaper; some cracking to tail of spines; moderate rubbing and wear to boards; bookplates to front pastedowns; mild age-toning to pages; text in Latin and english; shelved above nature.
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: Landmark Press, 1979. large 4to., unpaginated; VG; spine green with black label and gilt lettering; housed in gray VG- slipcase, some shelfwear; interior clean; shelved alcove.
Orlando: Harcourt, Inc., 2004. First US Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 334 pages; VG/VG; spine pictorial with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$26.00'; SIGNED flat by Umberto Eco on title page; text block clean; interior clean; shelved case 9.
Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1947. First Edition. Thin octavo, 96 pages, VG-/VG; blue DJ, white lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, "$2.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, light soiling to edges of boards, bumping to tail; mild age-toning/soiling to endpapers, signature by previous owner in pencil to ffep; interior clean, white gloss leaves, text somewhat faded yet clear and legible; "First Edition" stated to copyright page; shelved Front Counter.
London: Miniature Books - The Rodale Press, 1954. Octavo, 42 pages; VG; patterned paper boards, burgundy spine with gilt lettering; wrapped in original glassine with some mild tearing and chipping, protected with mylar; signed flat on half-title page by Vincent Starrett; shelved case 0.
Princeton University Press, 1968. first edition. large quartos in dark brown cloth with gold gilt and letters on spine; VG; boards with minimal soiling; strong binding; black and white engravings, paper and text in good condition; ffeps and external edges have slight foxing; otherwise good; app. 400 pages; shelved in second alcove.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1992. 1st. Octavo. Navy cloth on boards and spine, gold text on both. DJ clear Plastic. NF/NF 277 Pages Like New Oxford University Press New York, NY 1992 ISBN 0-19-815867-x.
Seville: Gomez HNOS. 1924. Limited [unnumbered]. Quarto; vg+/none; gray cloth spine with no text; front board; red title on front; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light general toning; 152 pp., Indice, 4 pp.; Errata, 2 pp.; uncut; spine, sunned; else very good; ---TEXT IN SPANISH.
Austin, TX: University of Texas, 1963. Octavo; vg/good; dj, gray, illustrated spine with black text; dj [BroDart], chipping and flaking; small open tears; sunned at the spine; HB, green cloth spine with gold text in black colorblock; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; front board, lightly bowed; critical comment in ink on margin of page 5, else text block is clean; illustrated with 9 black-and-white plates, drafts of the manuscript; 330pp.
Washington, D.C. Library of Congress, 1966. Seventh Edition, First Printing. Jumbo 4to in Red Cloth, no Dustjacket, VG. Very light shelfwear to cloth with rubbing/handling wear to spine. Cloth is tidy, no bumping, fraying, or stains. Pages crisp, binding tight, textblock unblemmished. 1432pp text. Spine is orange-ish red, gold gilt text. [Shelved above books on books case].
Bozeman: Badger Press of Montana, 1998. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block is clean; illustrated; interior clean; signed by author.
London: Chapman & Hall, Limited, 1931. Approx. 6" x 9" VG hardcover in VG parchment-colored dustjacket with dark blue lettering. Rubbing to corners and spine ends of gently cocked boards. Crinkling and abrasion with small chips to corresponding areas of age-toned, lightly soiled jacket, now protected in clear mylar overlay. Clean and tight throughout. Shelve in: Lit Crit Spine is age-toned tan with black text.
Cambridge: Harvard University Library, 1970. Quarto; vg/none; burgundy cloth spine with gilt lettering; front boards, emblazoned with Harvard shield, VERITAS, gilt; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; double columns; bindings, shaken; --v1, "Classification Schedule, Classified Listing by Call Number, Chronological Listing," 631 pp.; --v2, "Author and Title Listing," 632 pp.; text block edges, foxing and spot staining; else very good.
East Aurora: The Society of the Philistines, 1909. Thick 16mo; G-/no-DJ; Volumes 30 & 31 in one bound book; Brown spine with black text on a beige block; Boards has slightly smudged & sunned exterior with small tear near tail spine edge, minor wear at edges and sturdy; Front pastedown is cracking slightly from spine at hinge; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with deckled fore edge and unmarked pages; pp 176.
East Aurora: The Society of the Philistines, 1910. Thick 16mo; G-/no-DJ; Brown spine with black text on beige block; Boards have slightly sunned spine & lightly smudged on exterior panels with moderate rubbing along edges and lightly bumped corners, otherwise sturdy; Front & rear end papers are cracking slightly from spine at title page & last page along hinges; Text block is has darkened due to age, otherwise pages are unmarked; pp 192.
Ohio: Kosovo with CIBAL, 1983. First. VG+/NONE;beige cloth, gilt lettering.Numeous illustrations and diagrams.
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.
New York: R.R. Bowker, 1972. Quarto. VG/no DJ - hardback. Ex-library copy; Blue spine with partially faded yellow and white text/title; boards are strong and mostly clean, aside from some darker marks near the bottom close to the edges/spine; ex-library and withdrawn stamps on the front free end page; withdrawn and ex-library stamp on the back free end page along with adhesive residue, some age-toning, red pen mark, and pencil/pen writing; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 646.
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.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1970. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; green and white spine with black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, stain on front; boards are strong, minor rubbing; textblock is clean; pp 99; limited edition - one of 2000 unnumbered copies.
Praze [Prague]: Komisi Knihkupectvi, 1925. Facsimile [First thus]. Folio; vg-/none; dark brown leatherette spine with silver text; quarter-bound, w/gray cloth boards; gray endpapers; some shelf wear and bumping; printed one-side, 12 tables, full page plates and prints, exemplar pages from the incunabula period, 1475-98 AD; woodcut engravings, some color highlighting; Part I, Collection of Incunabula Czechoslovakian prints; spine, chipping; some separation starts between leather and cloth overlap; else very good; TEXT IN ANTIQUE CZECHOSLOVAKIAN.
Newton, MA: Crofton Publishing Corporation, 1974. Set of three approx. 6.25" x 9.25" VG dark denim blue hardcovers with gilt lettering. VOL. I: A, B, C OF RELIGION to GREATEST CONCERN IN THE WORLD; VOL. II: HADES LOOK'D INTO to RETIRED CHRISTIAN; VOL. III: RETURN OF SEVERAL MINISTERS to ZELOTES. All three volumes show rubbing to corners and spine ends of boards with interiors clean and tight throughout. Price is for set.
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.
Amsterdam: Erasmus, 1949. first edition. folio in beige cloth with gold letters; VG; ex-library plate inside front cover; frontispiece and title page hand-colored by artist; text in large print clean with illustrations; 99 plates of drawings in black and white; paper slightly faded and clean; flaps discolored; in GERMAN; shelved under Books and Books.
London: Mansell, 1992. First Edition. Quarto: VG-/no-DJ hardcover: Blue spine with gold text: Boards have general shelfwear, slight bumping to corners, some dust staining, binding slightly shaken but still in good condition: Textblock exterior has staining and dust staining, pages clean and unmarked: 460 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].
Leipzig, Germany: State Academy of Graphic Arts and Applied Arts to Leipzig, 1935. Hardcover Imperial Octavo; G-; Book shows notable ware, foxing on front, back and spine, damp staining, especially pronounced stain on bottom front board, rubbing on corners, title card on spine is intact but chipping at edges, spine cocked; Text block age toned, some speckling on page beds and edges in front and back of text block, otherwise clean, text and illustration clear and legible; pp 140 (excluding illustrations) Higher shipping rates for items requested for expedited or international shipping as well as any items over 4 Lbs. Please contact shipping department for details.
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.
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.
New York: Burt Franklin, 1968. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 675+621; VG-/no-DJ; teal blue spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths have minor wear to edges; slight sunning to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show some soiling to exterior edges; interiors clean.
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; frontispice with tissue guard; light foxing to frontispiece; exterior head edge; French text.
London, England: Maggs Bros. Ltd., 1999. 1999. VG/no-DJ; Black Spine Gold Text; Minor shelving marks on DJ; Text Block Very Clean and Tight.
London: Charles Tilt, 1832. Octavo. Good/no DJ - hardback. Volume 1 only; Three quarter leather bound with marbled sides; Paneled red spine with 4 ridges with double gilt borders outlining the ridges, gilt decoration in the middle of each 5 compartments and gilt text/title; spine shows evidence of cracking; boards are strong and have significant rubbing; boards have moderate edgewear (bumped corners, chipped corners, worn edges); smaller (measuring less than 1 inch) thinned/torn area from the marble side on the back board; significant foxing and water exposure staining all across the front pastedown, front free end page, back free end page, and back pastedown; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned, with foxing and offsetting from the ink from illustrations; textblock also shows evidence of significant water staining on the bottom half.
New York: Ronald Press Co., 1958. 1st. quarto, VG-/none, green boards w/ black title, shelfwear, foxing beginning, corners bumped.
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.
California: Fine Numismatic Books, 1984. Large Octavo; VG/VG-; Thin white parchment spine with spider web designs, no text. DJ has shelf wear, closed tears on spine tail and rear edge, open tears on corners; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 68.