Bloomfiedl Hills, MI: Cranbrook Art Museum, 2008. octavo in cloth with DJ. VG/VG+. DJ has light shelf wear. There is a smattering of small glue-like particles on front board. Book is mostly composed of color photos of Richard Devore's pottery. Contains interview with Richard Devore. Foreword written by Reed Kroloff and introduction by Gregory Witkopp. 120pp. Shelve in locked arts case. DJ spine is brown with white text.
New York: Random House, 1937. Second Edition. Hardcover Quarto; Poor/VG-; Author's signature on front end paper; DJ shows significant ware: entire portions have been replaced with tape including spine, head, foot and fore- edges, large open tears on front and back covers -- one of which obstructs the Foreword credit and publisher's name-- prominent rubbing, creases and/or scratches on front and back covers, adhesive residue, inside slips taped to paste downs making it impossible to remove dust jacket; Text block is age toned, ink stains and tape residue on front and back end papers, a page from the June 27, 1946 edition of the Christian Advocate has been tipped in on the front end papers next to a laid in brochure for the book, various photos and newspaper clippings have been laid in select areas of the text block, most tears in the beds are taped over, color plates leave a square impression on their opposing pages, text and illustrations legible and clear; pp 428. Shipping will be more expensive for items requested for international or expedited shipping. Items weighting more than 4 Lbs will require shipping rates other than economy. Please contact shipping department for details.
London: Faber and Faber, 1974. First Edition. Quarto; VG+/VG+; spine has b/w image of woven fabric with white spine labels, black lettering; dust jacket clean, price clipped, minor rubbing and age toning on fore edges, minimal edgewear, no tears; boards strong, clean, corners sharp, minimal shelf wear, no marks or stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, previous owner's signature on front free end (small), author signed and dated the title page, no other writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining, contains instructive b/w illustrations.
Basin: 1949. Large Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; 3 Volumes, a collection of bulletins from the Shuttle-craft Guild that has been bound together in hardcover by previous owner; Boards have slightly rubber edges with minimal scratches on exteriors, overall clean with sturdy panels; Text blocks show light wear and age toning in exterior edges mostly due to handling, pages inside however are clean with good, tight bindings, ex-library stamps on front end papers of each volume. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Basel, London, New York: Barenreiter-Verlag Kassel, 1992. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; burgundy spines with gilt text; 2 volumes, pp 221, pp 68; gray slipcase; cloths have minimal wear to exterior, strong boards; text blocks are clean; German text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Paris: R. Roger et F. Chernoviz, 1916. first limited edition (No. 493 of 600). large quarto rebound in beige hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; some shelf wear on spine and soiling on boards; bumped corners; light foxing on some pages; thick parchment paper clean; text clean; 35 pages of plates at the end; in French; shelved in Room 13; please contact us for shipping costs.
Philadelphia: n. publ. 1878. Thick Octavo; pp 162; Fair/no-DJ; 3/4 bound leather spine with marbled boards; dark brown spine with gilt text; boards have noticeable rubbing to edges; some sunning to exterior; text block has age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece with tissue guard; bookbinder's tape to gutters; slight cracking between first few pages toward front; slight offset from some illustrations; small tear to pp 378 toward gutter.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1988, 1989. Large quarto; G/paperback; black spines with white text; 3 volumes in 5 books; vols. 1 and 2 in 2 parts: part 1: Mythologies of the Primitive Hunters and Gatherers ; part 2: Mythologies of the Great Hunt ; vol. 2 in 3 parts: part 1: The Sacrifice ; part 2: Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Northern Americas ; part 3: Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Middle and Southern Americas ; covers have moderate rubbing to exteriors; some minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text blocks show slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1957. Small quarto; pp 208; Fair/paperback; covers show moderate sunning to exterior, worn and soiled exterior, creased front fore corners, chipping to head and tail spine edges; text block has wear to exterior edges, slight chipping to ffep, loosed spine; interior age toned.
Pittsburgh & London: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996. Octavo; VG/ Paperback; black spine with white text; covers have minor stains and bumps, front free end-paper has an inscription of the author; first 18 pages of the book have been highlighted, otherwise text block is clean and legible; 210p.
Lanarka, Cyprus: The Pierides Foundation, 1989. Quarto; pp 185; VG-/paperback; gray spine with black text; covers show light sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; light soiling to covers; some wear to edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; Greek, English, French, and German text; arts- sculpture.
Boulder Junction, Wisconsin: Aardvark Publications, Inc., 1986. Third Printing. Small quarto; pp 184; G+/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth has slight rubbing to exterior, mild rubbing to edges; light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; clipped corner of ffep; slight writing to ffep; interior clean.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1939. First Edition, Second Printing. Small quarto; pp 133; G/no-DJ; faded tan spine with black text to paper label; dark red cloth shows sunned spine and edges, slight scratches to exterior, slight fraying to spine head edge; green paper label to front; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges, slight foxing to first and last few pages; interior clean.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. First U.S. edition. Octavo; pp 214; VG-/G; White spine with blue text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges, minor chipping to corners; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior, light wear to exterior; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior unmarked; inscribed by author;.
New York: Brentano's, 1904. First edition. Large Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Dark green spine with silver text; Boards have wear along spine such as 2 inch tear at lower tail edges, fraying head edge and rubbed corners, planks have wear along edges and slightly rubbed exterior; Text block exterior edges are age toned due to age & handling with some slight smudges on pages; Cracking between front front free end paper & title page and at rear pastedown & last page; Inscribed by the author;pp 77.
Tokyo; Rutland, Vermont: Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha; Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1963. First English Edition. Folio, 186 pages; VG; spine is beige with gilt lettering on a brown stripe, half bound in beige cloth; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minimal age-toning; shelved extra tall books.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1998. Quarto; pp 550; VG-/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; some rubbing to exterior; price sticker to front; sticker residue to spine; flaps adhered to pastedowns; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; rear endpaper missing, as is; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1971. Quarto; pp 626; G/G; brown spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; some chips to edges; light soiling to rear; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior; tail edge shows soiling; strong boards; text block has some toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha, Publishers, 1966. First Edition. Large Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; pp 272; green/yellow spine with gilt lettering; cloth is silk and shows slight spotting to exterior, light sunning to spine, mylar wraps; text block shows foxing to exterior edges, patterned end papers; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Merrell Publishers, 2005. First Edition. Large octavo; pp 160; VG/VG-; black spine with white text; dust jacket is clean; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated.
1988. Large Quarto; VG/VG-; Black spine with pink text; Dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior edges & spine with moderate rubbing on rear but otherwise clean and undamaged; Cloth has very slight shelf wear with clean, strong and intact panels; Text block shows light wear on exterior edge with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 199. Russian text.
West Chester, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 1986. First edition. Quarto; pp 199; VG/VG; dark red spine with white text; dust jacket is clean, minor wear to edges; cloth is clean, minor rubbing to edges; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by Margaret Tafoya and authors; arts - American;.
Danville, CA: International Conference on Oriental Carpets, 2001. Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: Red spine with black text: Covers are clean with very mild edgewear: Textblock exterior clean, pages free of markings, folds or tears: Text is collected from the paper from the ICOC conference in Milan, 1999: 231 pp.
Philadelphia: the John C. Winston Company, 1913. First Edition. Octavo; Good condition hardcover with no-DJ; spine blue with faded bronze lettering; boards strong, clean, some minor wear on corners and spine head/tail, minor ink spot on back cover, minimal shelf wear to edges and covers, cover image clean with bright colors; textblock clean, minimal wear, paste downs and end papers have illustrations (colored in very nicely), bookplate on first blank page, hinges partially cracked at both pastedowns, a few leaves containing the patterns are loose (All patters except one through three appear to be present), patterns are a little wrinkled (otherwise excellent condition), inscribed by author on first blank, no writing/markings, no underlining. pp. 279. Please see photos for details.
New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1939. Quarto; unpaginated; G-/no-DJ; 1/4 bound black spine with spiral binding; no text to spine; boards have age toning towards edges; paper label with black text to front; moderate wear to corners; slight age toning toward edges; strong boards; text block has age toning to exterior edges; dark green endpapers; some light toning towards page edge; profusely illustrated; arts - American.
n. p. n. publ. 1984. Quarto; pp 339; VG-/VG-; blue spine with white text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; light bumping to front tail edge; strong boards; text block has minor wear to exterior edges; light toning toward interior edges; slight cracking to gutter at pp 112-113; profusely illustrated with color photographs; gray patterned endpapers; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: C.R. Gibson and Company, 1925. first edition. oblong octavo in blue hardcovers with gold and red gilt on front cover; VG; slightly faded paper; clean with minimal soiling and shelf wear; scrapbook with beautiful colorful illustrations and vignettes to use for invitations records, travel, sports, dinner parties; shelved in Room 13.
Boston, Massachusetts: Charles T. Branford Company, No Date Given. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/G; Spine is tan with brown text; DJ has significant edge wear, age-toning, foxing, material loss along edges, front flap torn off completely, scratches and marks, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, spine is slightly sprung, joints are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 231.
Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, 1978. First edition. Octavo; pp 262; VG/G; red spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, minor chipping to corners, edges show slight rubbing, mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Hong Kong: Kaiserreich Kunst (Hong Kong) Limited, 1982. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 238; VG-/G; black spine with dark yellow text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior, light sticker residue to exterior; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, strong boards; text blocks has slight wear to exterior edges, slight ink to ffep; interiors clean.
Singapore: Times Editions, 1988. Quarto; pp 240; G/G-; black spine with burgundy text; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing to exterior; some bending to edges, rubbing to corners; cloth has rubbed corners; slightly sunned exterior; text block has light wear to exterior edges; cracking to gutters; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Lewisburg: Union County Oral Traditions Projects, 1979. Octavo; Reprinted 1989; VG-; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is white, illustrated, with white print, mild creasing at spine, slight edgewear, vendor label on rear, slight shelf wear; Text block clean and tight; 60 pages, illustrated (some color).
New York: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1975. First. Octavo; VG-/G-; blue and red photograph spine with black and white text; dustjacket has moderate edgewear with tearing and fraying, severe discoloration along spine; boards are strong, back cover has a 2 inch area where material has been scratched and punctured, otherwise boards are clean; textblock is clean, front free-end paper has been signed by the author; 511pp.
New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc, 1978. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Moderate shelf wear and age to dust jacket; fraying along sides and edges, 2 inch open tear at corner, previous owner's sticker on back of jacket, age toning and spotting to interior of jacket; Boards are strong and clean, fading along edges; Binding solid, light foxing and spots to free end pages and paste-downs; Foxing to text block exterior, text block clean; 188 pp.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1972. Quarto; VG/VG Hardcover; Black spine with orange and white text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, rubbing along surfaces, edges and corners; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid, [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR] on front free end page; 274 pp; Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 79-37222.
Washington: The Association for Preservation Technology, 1981. Reprinted. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; tan spine with gilt text to brown bars; 2 volumes; cloth shows some scratches to exterior; rubbing to corners and edges; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; dark brown endpapers; light toning to interior; illustrated; good condition.
Williamsburg, VA: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1986. Third Printing. Octavo: G+/no- DJ hardcover: Black spine with white text: Boards are strong and clean, general shelfwear, bumping at bottom corner and tail of spine, rubbing spots along spine, binding solid: Textblock exterior is clean; pastedowns and end papers are age toned, small stain on back of half title page, rest of text clean and unmarked: 149 pp.
Paris; London: G. Durassie & Cie, Editeurs; University of London Press Ltd, 1951. Octavo; pp 163; G+/paperback; beige spine with black text; covers show moderate soiling to exterior, slight sunning to spine; text block shows slight toning to pages, deckled edges with some uncut pages; interior clean.