Manchester: Abel Heywood & Sons. 12mo; Fair; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; In clear plastic envelope; Covers are orange with black print, with edgewear but generally in good condition; Text blocks may have names or markings in ink but are generally clean and tight; 24 issues of brief dramatic play scripts. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #1.
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London: T. and W. Boone, 1832. Octavo; Fair-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on red banner, raised bands; Boards half bound with green leather to spine and corners and marble paper to boards, toning to spine, wear to spine caps and corners, tear to front hinge almost its entire length, mild scuffing to leather, rubbing/shelfwear to paper; Text block has foxing to endpapers, cracked hinges front and rear, occasional foxing within; Lacks author statement, variously attributed to John Thomas (1810 or 11-1883) or Richard MacDonald Caunter (1798-1879); 316 pages.
New York: The Grolier Club, 1916. Octavo; G+; dark tan spine with gilt text to red label; noted as of an edition of 1 of 207 copies for the Grolier Club of New York City on Van Gelder Zonen handmade paper; no jacket; cloth exterior has moderate age toning toward edges; few, minor chips to spine edges; straight boards; clear wrap to cloth; textblock exterior edges have mild tone; deckled edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; minor notation to foreword; slight cracking to front hinge and rear endpapers; few, slight smudges to few first and last pages; illustrations with tissue guard; interior lightly toned; pp 115.
New York: The German Publication Society, 1913-1914. Patrons' edition. Octavo; 20 volumes; Patrons' edition; G; Ex-library; Hardcover; Octavo; 20 volumes; G; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards half bound with brown leather to spine and corners and pink cloth to boards, mild wear to spine caps, hinges and corners, else clean and tight; Text blocks have gilt top edge, library stamp on front flyleaf and title page, name in ink on front pastedown, uncut pages, may have library date stamps on rear flyleaf, clean and tight unless otherwise noted below; Frontispiece (color) in each volume and illustrated (b&w and sepia plates); CONTENTS: Vol. I. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (cracked front hinge; 497 pages) — Vol. II. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (505 pages) — Vol. III. Friedrich von Schiller (frayed top fore corners; 517 pages) — Vol. IV. Jean Paul … et al. (long tear to rear hinge; 498 pages) — Vol. V. Friedrich Schleiermacher … et al. (502 pages) — Vol. VI. Heinrich Heine, Franz Grillparzer, Ludwig van Beethoven (488 pages) — Vol. VII. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel … et al. (528 pages) — Vol. VIII. Berthold Auerbach … et al. (477 pages) — Vol. IX. Friedrich Hebbel, Otto Ludwig (528 pages) — Vol. X. Prince Otto von Bismarck, Count Helmuth von Moltke, Ferdinand Lassalle (tear at top of front hinge; 520 pages) — Vol. XI. Friedrich Spielhagen, Theodor Storm, Wilhelm Raabe (540 pages) — Vol. XII. Gustav Freytag, Theodor Fontane (503 pages) — Vol. XIII. Paul Heyse, Joseph Victor von Scheffel, Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Heinrich Seidel (490 pages) — Vol. XIV. Gottfried Keller, Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, Joseph Victor Widmann, Carl Spitteler (515 pages) — Vol. XV. Arthur Schopenhauer, Richard Wagner, Friedrich Nietzsche, Emperor William II (524 pages) — Vol. XVI. Adolf Wilbrandt, Ludwig Anzengruber, Peter Rosegger, Karl Schönherr (479 pages) — Vol. XVII. Ernst von Wildenbruch … et al. (scuffing to spine; 527 pages) — Vol. XVIII. Gerhart Hauptmann … et al. (485 pages) — Vol. XIX. Helene Böhlau … et al. (tearing to rear hinge; 492 pages) — Vol. XX. Jakob Wassermann … et al. (498 pages). SHELVED IN AISLE 10 [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, NY: Girl Scouts, 1945. New Edition, Eighth Printing. Small octavo; x, 694 pages; VG/G; spine red and brown with stripes and brown text; dust jacket protected with mylar; some shelfwear to dust jacket, including chipping, creasing, scuffing, small open and closed tears, a small torn-off section on the front flap from possible sticker removal, small missing pieces from the head and tail of spine, and a liquid stain visible to interior of dust jacket spine and rear hinge; ink name of former owner to bottom edge of textblock; ink information of former owner to ownership page dated December 25, 1946; black and white illustrations throughout; shelved below front counter.
London: John Russell Smith, 1856. Softcover pamphlet, 48 pages. In Good condition. Brown spine with no text. Covers are protected by mylar covering and have mild edgewear and shelfwear, tearing to edges of both covers, sticker on front cover, and tearing to spine. Textblock has light age toning and slight writing in pen on inside of front cover. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #8.
Tokyo: Nippon Gakujutsu Shinkōkai, 1955-1960. Octavo, Three volumes. In Good condition with Fair plus dust jackets. Ex-library with usual markings, including pocket and barcode label affixed to rear endpapers.Spine is cream with black print (volumes 1-2) or brown with gold print (volume 3). Dust jackets (volumes 1-2 only) have call number label at bottom, toning to spine, peripheral toning, light edge wear, first volume dust jacket flaps are affixed to inside pastedowns. Boards in brown cloth with gold print. Light wear to spine caps. Illustrated with frontispieces (color in second and third volumes), b&w plates (some folded). CONTENTS: Each volumes includes ten plays translated from the Japanese: Vol. I. (1955) xviii, 192 pages — Vol. II. (1959) xxvi, 190 pages — Vol. III. (1960) xxviii, 201 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].
Paris: L'Edition Artistique, n.p. Small booklet [5x6]; G+/paperback; green/white covers; illustration to front; black and white lettering to front; creases to covers; text block edges have light tone; minor creases to tail edges; possibly inscribed inside by Elvire Popesco; interior clean; intact binding; illustrated; text in French NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #5.
Lyon: Thomas Amaulry, 1693. Sixth edition. 16mo; G-/no-DJ; Brown spine with gilt text; Boards are slightly sunned with some fraying & rubbing at edges, but otherwise strong & intact; Text block has age toned slightly with light moisture staining on head edge near front of text, and pastedowns are missing covering papers, also slight cracking at hinges from binding, but otherwise pages are fully bound; pp 587. French text. eb/nd.
Paris: Alphonse Leclere, 1861. first edition. Small octavo in dark brown leatherette with framed gold gilt; in good condition; 6-band embossed spine with small, open tears along edges; binding strong; ornate end pages; gilt edges; paper slightly faded; text clean; tight print; slight musty odor; pp. 219; contains 33 letters addressed from uncle to nephew, and 39 plates of colored engravings in very good condition; in FRENCH; shelved in Allan's office.
London: G. Balne. Octavo, Volume two [of four] only, each drama separately paged. In Good minus condition. Spine is green with black print on paper label. Boards quarter bound with green cloth to spine and brown paper to boards. Wear to spine caps and corners, age-toning to paper title label. Text block has owner label on front pastedown, cracked front hinge, binding stiff with puckering to paper, slight occasional foxing. Frontispiece and illustrations in b&w. CONTENTS:  The Belle's stratagem --  Cato --  The provoked husband --  George Barnwell --  A tale of mystery --  The farm house --  Venice preserved --  The dragon of Wantley --  The liar --  The wonder --  Isabella --  All in the wrong --  Rosina --  The wedding day --  A new way to pay old debts --  The fair penitent --  The child of nature --  Polly Honeycombe --  The brothers --  Every one has his fault --  A trip to Scarborough --  Know your own mind --  Comus --  The doctor and the apothecary --  The beaux' stratagem --  Barbarossa --  Lodoiska --  The mock doctor --  The suspicious husband --  The haunted tower --  The busy body --  Tom Thumb --  The tobacconist --  The good-natured man --  Oroonoko --  The lord of the manor --  Fortune's frolic --  Cross purposes --  The chapter of accidents --  Which is the man? --  Arden of Feversham --  The conscious lovers --  The follies of a day --  Miss in her teens --  The constant couple --  The duke of Milan --  Wives as they were --  The fashionable lover --  The orphan of China.
London: G. Balne. Octavo, Volume four [of four] only, each drama separately paged. In Good minus condition. Spine is green with black print on paper label. Boards quarter bound with green cloth to spine and brown paper to boards. Wear to spine caps, edges, and corners, age-toning to paper title label. Text block has cracked front hinge, foxing to endpapers, binding stiff with puckering to paper, occasional foxing throughout. Frontispiece and illustrations in b&w. CONTENTS:  The chances --  Tancred and Sigismunda --  The honey-moon --  The apprentice --  The tailors --  The woodman --  Edward, the black Prince --  The waterman --  The romp --  Braganza --  The Mogul tale --  Appearance is against them --  Abroad and at home --  The double dealer --  Mahomet --  The Carmelite --  The way of the world --  The panel --  Thomas and Sally --  Duplicity --  The bashful man --  The school for wives --  The castle of Sorrento --  The contrivances --  The law of Lombardy --  The cheats of Scapin --  The miller of Mansfield --  False impressions --  Zara --  He's much to blame --  The curfew --  What's next? --  The purse --  The farmer's wife --  My spouse and I --  Paul and Virginia --  The siege of Belgrade --  The distrest mother --  Animal magnetism --  The register office --  The school for scandal --  The merchant of Bruges --  The village lawyer --  No song, no supper --  The votary of wealth --  The school for arrogance --  Seduction --  The mourning bride --  The scape-goat --  The spoiled child --  Returned "Killed" --  The turnpike gate.
Greenwich CT: The Literary Collection Press, 1905. Reprinted. Thin 10mo; VG-; gray spine with black text to paper label to spine; reprinted from reprint of 1822; no jacket; stuff board binding; exterior shows mild wear; paper label to front; intact binding; edges to textblock shows slight age toning; offsetting to endpapers; some uncut pages; interior unmarked; pp 8 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #6.
Philadelphia: The Rosenbach Company, 1920. Saddle-stitched pamphlet, 23 pages. In Very Good minus condition. Brown covers with two spine staples. Covers are protected by mylar covering and have mild edgewear and shelfwear. Textblock has light age toning. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #8.
London: Edward Moxon, 1851. New Edition. Set of two thick octavosin 3/4 red leather and marble hardcovers; VG; some soiling on boards and shelf wear on bottom edges; large stains on first pages of vol. II caused by water damage; paper faded; text clean; pp. 645 and 720; shelved in drama; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: J. Tonson, 1730. 16mo; G-/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with no discernible text; Boards have moderately rubbed exterior & corners with slight cracking at front gutter, detached rear panel, as is; Text block shows moderately age toned exterior edges with light foxing on pages throughout, slight writing and markings, torn edge on front end paper, slightly stiff pages; pp 272.
London: Bernard Quaritch, 1920. First Edition, Limited Edition: 1/550. Octavo, vii, 261 pages. In Good condition. Spine is sunned green with gray text on a brown paper. Boards have some shelf wear, bumping to corners, minor rubbing and staining. Text block has foxing throughout and an ex-libris sticker on the first front end paper. NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
London: J. Rivington and sons, 1777. Octavo hardcover in good condition. Good copy. Ex libris in pencil on first front free end paper. Bumping and shelf wear. Text age toned and foxed. Leather or leatherette cover chipped at extremities, worn to boards at corners and hinges. Boards rubbed. Spine head chipped down to binding head. Binding sturdy, but open in places. Spine is brown with five raised bands. GP consign. Shelved in Room G. Privately bound collection of plays originally printed in Thomas Lowndes' [1719-1784] 10-volume "The New English Theatre" [1776/1777]. 1. "The Siege of Damascus" by John Hughes [1677-1720]. Originally written in 1720, the pages included in this collection appeared in Volume 10  of The New English Theatre. 2. "Venice Preserv'd" (1682) by Thomas Otway [1652-1685]. Extracted from Volume 6 of TNET (1776). 3. "Cato, A Tragedy" (1712) by Joseph Addison [1672 - 1719]. Extracted from Volume 10 of TNET. 4. "The Drummer; or, The Haunted House" (1716) by Addison. Extracted from Volume 7 of TNET (1776). 5. "The Spanish Fryar; or, The Double Discovery" (1681) by John Dryden [1631 - 1700]. Extracted from Volume 3 of TNET (1776).
Londini: Black, Young et Young, 1830. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards half bound with leather to spine and corners and marbled paper to boards, wear to spine caps, corners, and hinges with long tear to rear hinge, light rubbing to paper; Text block has has gilt top edge, marbled endpapers, cracked hinges front and rear, light foxing to initial and final pages, else clean and tight; Preface in Latin, text in Ancient Greek; xxxi, 766, 162 pages.
1968/1974/1987. Three typescripts by American playwright Edward Albee. The first is a signed typescript of Albee’s 1987 Marriage Play. Commissioned by, and first performed at, Vienna’s English Theatre in Vienna, Austria, Marriage Play is a mid-career piece by the author of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. It engages with similar themes of domestic dispute and marital discord, with the unnamed husband and wife as the sole characters of this two-act play. New York: Michael Harvey Company, Inc. 1987. Small Quarto, 75 pages. In Very Good condition. Red paper wraps bound with brads and gilt lettering. The embossed label of the duplication service appears at the bottom left of the front cover (“Studio duplicating service, inc.” with address and identification number “L0 3-1225”). Head and tail of spine are bumped, and there is some wear to the bottom edge of the covers. Text block is clean, with Albee’s inscription on the title page: “For my Noel Clainevitch / who will find here a bit of / Chekov, a bit of Thurber, & a large / dose of his / Edward. / NYC 1991”. The second typescript (unsigned) is an original three-act version of Albee's Pulitzer Prize winning play Seascape. Albee cut substantial portions of the play for its 1975 Broadway release, trimming it from a three- to a two-act play. This is the original, pre-1974 three-act edition not staged until decades later. Quarto, 144 pages. In Good condition. Teal leatherette wrap bound with brads and title in faded gilt lettering. The covers show moderate soiling, and chipping to the leatherette along the bottom edge of the covers and head of the spine. The top-most brad has separated from the back cover. The text block has light foxing to edges, and very slight interiorly on last page. The third item is a mimeographed typescript for Albee's 1968 Box and Quotations From Chairman Mao Tse-Tung. The plays were performed for the first time on March 6,1968 at Studio Arena Theatre, Buffalo. It premiered in New York in September of that year. Quarto, 62 pages. In Fair condition. Dark green leatherette wrap bound with brads, and title in faded gilt lettering. Front cover is lightly soiled, has moderate chipping, creases along edges and tail of spine, and a ¼ in. puncture near bottom right corner. Textblock has faint water-stain to bottom edge, and mild age toning along edges. CX Consignment. Shelved in Room A.
Milan: Garzanti Editore s.p.a., 1991. 16mo; G/paperback; green spine with white text; covers show some rubbing exterior wear; small chip to head spine edge; sticker residue to front; slight edge wear; intact panels; text block edges show slight age toning; frontispiece; good binding; some pencil underlining and marginalia inside; pp 141; text in Italian NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #1.
Milano: Ulrico Hoepli, 1907. Thick Octavo; Fair/paperback; dark tan spine with black text; covers have noticeable soiling to exterior; rubbing wear to joints; partially detached front; some chipping to edges; light pencil to front; creases to spine; intact panels; text block exterior edges age toned; deckled edges; intact binding; some interior pages have foxing; deckled edges; some uncut pages; pp 1047; text in Italian.
Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of Berkeley Press, 1978. First Printing. Octavo; pp 406; VG-/G; sunned beige spine with red and black text; dust jacket has slightly sun darkened front and rear; few minor chips to edges; cloth has mild wear to exterior; small smudge to spine; strong boards; slight edge wear; text block has modest age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; very light pencil; tight binding.
Washington: Anderson House. First Edition. 12mo and 10mo; G-/no-DJ; sunned gray spines with faded red text; 9 volumes: The Masque of Kings, pp 141 ; Knickerbocker Holiday, pp 109 ; The Eve of St. Mark, pp 108 ; Key Largo, pp 125 ; Storm Operation, pp 126 ; Candle in the Wind, pp 116 ; Joan of Lorraine, pp 138 ; The Star-Wagon, pp 139 ; The Essence of Tradegy, pp 53 ; cloths have foxing to some exteriors, mostly toward edge; some rubbing to corners; sturdy boards; text blocks show light age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to ffeps; deckled edges; illustrated; JT Consignment; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #1.
Washington DC: Anderson House, 1936. First Edition. 10mo, 133 pages. In Good condition with a Good minus dust jacket. Spine tan with green lettering. Dust jacket has moderate plus age toning exteriorly with few instances of chipping to head/tail edges. Deep chip to mid spine. Boards have moderate age toning to the spine and lightly age toned front/rear. Text block shows slight age toning to the edges. Deckled fore edge. Cracking to front hinge at half title page and to pages six to seven. Gift inscription to the front free end paper with slight offsetting to the end papers. First Edition.
Washington, D.C. Anderson House, 1938. First Edition. Octavo; pp 109; G/Fair; dark tan spine with green text; dust jacket shows sunned spine and edges; mildly soiled exterior; some chips to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has some sun darkening to spine; rubbed spine edges and fore corners; mildly splayed boards; text block shows slight age tone to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; interior clean; illustrated;.
Easton, PA: The Dramatist Co., 1912. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; VG; Tan leather spine, gilt text on green card; Boards strong, rubbing and/or chipping on corners, edges and spine in addition to general shelf wear; Text block is age toned, some light foxing on tail and fore edges, pages durable, text legible; pp 283. NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #3.
Toronto: The Elizabethan Press, 1985. First Edition. Octavo with three supplemental pamphlets. In Very Good minus condition. Beige spines with black text on main volume. Covers have mild edgewear and shelfwear and slight bending to corners. Text blocks clean. Volume I 82 pages, Supplementary Appendices 24 pages, Conclusion 31 pages, "Exposing Shakespeare as a Nom de Guerre" 43 pages.
London: Collins, 1958. First UK Edition. 12mo; VG-/G; gray spine with dark pink text; first UK edition; dust jacket shows modest smudges tp exterior; some chips to edges; lightly sunned spine; mildly toned fore edges; cloth has minimal exterior wear; strong, straight boards; text block edges have slight foxing; some foxing to endpapers; tight binding; interior clean; pp 127.
New York: The MacMillan Company, 1960. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 424 pages; VG/VG; spine gray, with brown lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; mild wear to crown and tail of jacket spine; price uncut '$5.95'; pages clean; shelved Classics.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1968. First Printing. Thick Octavo; G+/G; dark beige/gray pictorial spine with black text; first printing; dust jacket exterior shows some soiling, due to handling; minor chips to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth exterior has mild wear; sturdy boards; tight binding; textblock exterior edges have some foxing; slight sticker remnant to front pastedown; light foxing to few pages; gift inscription to fep; frontispiece; light pencil to pp xi-xii; interior pages clean; pp 1008.
New York: Greenberg, Publisher, Inc., 1925. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 199 pages; G; full contemporary black cloth binding; spine with gilt lettering; marked shelf wear and mild scuffing; corners bumped; crown and tail of spine missing; lower left corner of back board chewed; contains blue, gold, and black illustrations; pages clean; shelved Case 14.
New York: Random House, 1956. First Edition. 10mo; pp 145; G/G-; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; few chips to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block exterior edges lightly toned; interior clean; frontispiece;.
London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees ... [et al.], 1812. Octavo; Vol. III only; Poor+; Hardcover; Spine, cream cardboard with title in black ink; Boards missing, text block housed in cream portfolio; Text block has worn leather spine, foxing to endpapers, light amount of foxing within, binding tight, clean text in 2 columns per page; 478 pages.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1953. First edition. Octavo; 1st edition; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, pink with white print; DJ has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, toning to spine, light soiling and shelfwear; Boards in brown cloth, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has light spotting to edges, bookplate on front pastedown, slight tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; 371 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Lewiston: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2011. Octavo; G-; Paperback; Spine, grey with black print; Cover has slight edgewear, slight blemishes on rear, creased hinges, else clean and bright; Text block has inscription in ink on half-title page, light amount of marginal notation in ink, else clean and tight; Signed in ink by the editor on the title page; v,150 pages. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1929. First Edition, Reprinted. Octavo, v, 844 pages. In Good minus condition. Spine is blue with gold print. Boards in blue cloth. Moderate wear to spine caps, edges, and corners. Text block has bookplate on front paste-down, inscription in ink on front flyleaf, spotting to endpapers. Frontispiece, b&w portrait with tissue guard.
New York: Coward-Mccann, 1940 . First Book Edition, Early Printing. Octavo, 206 pages. In Very Good condition with Good plus dust jacket. Spine white with black titling. Dust jacket protected with a mylar covering. Price uncut: "$2.00." Dust jacket with some chipping and wear to extremities, primarily to head and tail of spine and to hinges; small foxing to interior. A small water stain to top edge of text block, not entering text block. Also included is a Joseph Cotten calling card, loose within. Early Printing, with "$2.00" price on front flap but "1939, 1940" on copyright page. A reference to the show going on the road appears on front flap. Inscribed: "To Gorden Lewis all good wishes," signed by Katharine Hepburn [Tracy Lord], Joseph Cotten - [C. K. Dexter Haven], Van Heflin [Macaulay Connor], Frank Fenton [George Kittredge], Nicholas Joy [Seth Lord], Viola Roache, Dan Tobin [Alexander Lord], Dora Sayers [Tracy Lord (understudy)], Hope Bulkeley, Owen Coll [Thomas], Brent Sargent, Karl Nielsen [Stage Manager], Lenore Lonergan [Dinah Lord], Ruth Holden, Philip Foster [Edward], and Forrest Orr [William Tracy]. CL Consignment. Shelved in Case 3.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1964. Second impression. Octavo, 223 pages. In Good condition with a Very Good minus dust jacket. Spine is cream with black print. Dust jacket in mylar, light toning to spine. Price unclipped: “25s net”. Boards in blue cloth. Wear to spine caps and corners, light peripheral toning.
New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1969. Third Edition. Octavo; VG-; red spines with gilt text to green bars; third edition; 2 volumes; black slipcase with orange pictorial panels; slight scuffs to slipcase exterior; minor chips to open edges; otherwise intact; no jackets; cloth exteriors show minimal wear; tight bindings with sturdy boards; textblock exterior head edges colored red; other edges have very light wear; interiors clean; frontispiece; illustrated; pp 573+515; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Silver Spring, MD: Bartleby, 1990. Octavo; VG-/VG-; blue spine with white text; dust jacket shows mild rubbing wear to exterior; minor edge wear; cloth has small dark smudge to front joint; otherwise clean; lightly rubbed edges; strong, straight boards; text block edges have light tone; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; frontispiece; tight binding; illustrated; pp 217; inscribed by Roger L. Stevens to Mrs. J.W. Marriott.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 583; VG/G; pink/white pictorial spine with dark blue text; dust jacket has overall sunned exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wrap; cloth shows slight sun fading to exterior; strong panels; text block edges lightly toned; frontispiece; interior clean; tight binding;.
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996. Second edition, 1887-1995. Quarto; Second edition, 1887-1995; G; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, white with blue and gold print, library call number label at bottom; Boards in white cloth with blue and gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, library labels on rear, else clean and strong; Text blocks have library stamp on top edge, inked out library stamp on rear flyleaf, blank library label on title page verso, else clean and tight; CONTENTS: Vol. 1: A-S (xiii, 1096 pages) — Vol. 2. T-Z and Indexes (vii, paged 1097-2093). [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].
Philadelphia: Chilton Company, 1958. Octavo; G-/G- Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Blue and Off White spine with Black and Off White text; Dustjacket protected by mylar covering, some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open and closed tears along edges of both covers, fraying and small open tears along spine edges and at corners; Boards shaken, some edgewear, some shelfwear, fraying along tail edge of spine and both covers, rubbing to corners; Textblock has water staining to endpapers and pastedowns, foxing on some forward and rear pages, light age toning; 256 pp.