London: Richard Bentley and M. Magnes, 1681. First Edition. Small Quarto. , 60,  pages; VG; 1/4 bound in brown leather, marbled boards; newly repaired with new brown leather spine and gilt lettering, boards preserved; mild rubbing to boards; very mild age-toning and foxing to pages; A4-H4,I2.; CB consignment; shelved case 0.
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Oxford: Printed at the Theatre, 1744. First Edition Thus. Quartos, 6 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary calf with a speckled pattern, paneled spines with gilt tooling and titling, all volumes neatly rebacked; mild rubbing to boards and spines, mild fraying to corners, previous ownership name to second free endpaper; EH consignment; shelved above case 3.
London: John Murray, 1823. First edition. Octavo in contemporary brown leather covered with gold gilt; VG/VG; six-band embossed spine; silk, burgundy end pages; paper age-toned with dusty deckled edges; pp. 188; first end page has a tipped-in folded letter (forged) from Goethe about a contribution to Lord Byron's Monument; second end page has a folded, lengthy note from W.C. Macready concerning a personal legal matter; Macready was the best actor performing Werner for twenty years (1830-1850) both in England and the U.S.; previous owner's penciled inscription on top of inside first end page; in good condition; shelved in Case # 0; VK consignment.
Washington, DC: The Shakespeare Folger Library, 2007. Limited Edition Facsimile; Collector's Edition, #10/50. Massive volume (18.5 X 13) boxed in grey linen; VG/VG; hand-bound in dark green velvet with gold gilt and six-band embossed spine after a 17th Century binding from the Folger collection; accompanied by extensive index and introduction bound in grey linen; clamshell box has slight soiling on bottom part; this edition was produced in celebration of the Folger Shakespeare Library's 75th anniversary in 2007; this is the only extant work of Thomas Trevelyon in addition to the "Great Book" and his lifetime achievement; due to size of this volume, please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment; shelved on Front Table;.
London: William Heinemann, 1908. Limited Edition, #857/1000. Quarto, 134 pages; VG; bound in publisher's gold-pictorial full vellum, top edge gilt, others untrimmed; yellow silk ties; mild rubbing and wear to vellum; Limited to 1000 numbered copies for sale in Great Britain and Ireland, this is copy #857 signed by Rackham; with 40 color plates mounted on heavy brown paper with lettered tissue-guards and 30 drawings in black and white; shelved case 14.
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 Case # 4.
Oxford: Leonard Lichfield/Oxford University, 1640. First Edition. DECRIPTION: A fine example and survivor of this rare edition. The second printing, the first being in London in 1639. The original being printed as "The Bloody Brother." Also the first to list Fletcher as the author. On page 65 is Shakespeare's song "Take, oh take those lips away." The play was written in collaboration with John Fletcher, Philip Massinger, Ben Jonson, and George Chapman, literally a who's who of the great playwrights and poets of the time. This second edition is believed to have derived from a prompt book from a staging of the play. Fans of the History Channel series "Vikings" will recognize Rollo as the ruler of Paris and the brother of Ragnar Lodbrok. CONDITION NOTES: Octavo; G/Paper wraps; Torn wraps, large chip missing from front, tearing along spine, especially on lower edge; Pen titling on front wrap (hand-written title page); All pages are age-toned and spotted in places; Some liquid staining; All legible, a good reading copy only. Stored in plastic cover in case 0. Consignment JG.
London: C. Bathurst, 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. Shelve in case 7. GP consign.
Hertford: Stephen Austin, 1855. First Edition in English. Square Octavo, 227, 24 pages; VG; bound in modern 3/4 French morocco by Stikeman, paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; gilt text block; with illuminated frontispiece and two title pages, 14 full page woodcuts with illuminated borders in colors and gilt, 17 vignettes in colors and gilt, and 4 woodcut vignettes; all pages of text illuminated in borders of color and gilt; marbled endpapers; gift inscription on endpaper; minor wear to front hinge; consignment; shelved case 0.
London: M. J. Godwin, 1810. Second Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; G+; bound in patterned light brown cloth, rebacked with brown cloth, majority of previous spine preserved, including back labels with gilt lettering; some chipping and rubbing to boards; with 20 engraved plates by Blake after drawings by Mulready, including frontispieces, one for each tale told within, some plates offset onto the facing page, including the title page for volume 2; with the bookplate of English Novelist Hugh Walpole on front pastedowns of both volumes; small bookseller sticker to front pastedown of volume 1; Volume 1: xi, , 235, , Volume 2: , 261,  pages; shelved case 0.
London: Printed for Joseph Hindmarch, 1682. First Edition. thin 12mo., , 188pp., ; VG; spine paneled black leather, gilt lettering, elaborate gilt tooling; boards straight-grained, gilt panel around edges, gilt line on board edges, elaborate gilt turn-in; marbled endpapers; signs of repair to gutter of front board on spine and gutter; minor bumping and shelfwear; gilt text block; mild age-toning to page edges, foxing; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: Virtue & Co, No date [Circa 1875]. First Thus. Two Folios; VG-; Bound in burgundy leather with gilt designs, raised bands; both volumes have been professionally repaired along the gutters and spine; scuffing to the edges, bumping to the corners; 46 B & W plates ("illustrations on steel") with illus. frontispieces, illus. half title page; Some spots of foxing to tissue guards and some near the edges. 2 Volume set, shelved above case 4.
London: [J. Roberts], 1731. First Edition. Thin Octavo, pages -74; VG; 3/4 bound in brown leather, marbled boards, gilt lettering to spine; mild wear and rubbing to boards; marbled endpapers; small bookplate to front pastedown; mild foxing throughout; top edge of text block gilt; TD consignment; shelved case 0.
London: T. Werner Laurie Ltd., 1923. Limited Edition, #438/1000. Conrad’s dramatization of his 1907 novel. Set in London in the year 1886: Adolf Verloc is a spy for an unnamed country (presumably Russia). Themes are anarchism, espionage, terrorism and exploitation. Signed by Joseph Conrad on the limitation page, this is #438 of 1,000 copies. Image of Conrad from frontispiece. Hardcover with dust jacket, 185 pages. 8vo., 185pp.; VG/VG; spine green with tan label and maroon lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, some chipping to head and tail of spine, corners, sun-fading to spine; pale green paper boards backed in vellum, paper spine label; top edge of text block rough trimmed, others deckled; SIGNED by Joseph Conrad on the limitation page, this is #438/1000; pages largely uncut; interior clean; pages largely uncut; ffep shows some signs of beginning to separate from the following page, but is still sturdily attached; shelved case 0.
London: Lackington, Allen, and Co., 1802. First Edition. Quarto, , 50, 45, 3, 84, ; VG; bound in contemporary full mottled brown leather; housed in custom leather-backed red slipcase with chemise, gilt lettering to spine; volume has gilt tooling to spine, black label with gilt lettering; gilt border to boards; marbled text block and endpapers; boards have rubbing to all edges, slight peeling to corners; front hinge fully cracked, but sturdy; bookplate to front pastedown; foxing to title page, mild foxing elsewhere; with all 10 portraits, including frontispiece, plus 2 plates of antiquities; some offsetting from plates; The First Edition of some of John Donne's Poems; extremely scarce; shelved case 0.
Paris: L'Edition d'Art, 1927. First limited edition (#271 of 775). Octavo in green soft covers with gold and red lettering in brown case; condition: Good; case sides detached; covers are separated; first front end page loose; printed on parchment paper with deckle edges; series of pages bound with tape; pp. 135; filled with gold and color illustrations and decoration by Boris Zworykine; in French; shelved in Case 0.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1920. Limited Edition, #274/377. Octavo, 68 pages; VG; bound in publisher's quarter vellum, blue cloth boards, spine with gilt lettering mild rubbing and wear, primarily to head and tail of spine; small bookseller's sticker on front pastedown; mild age-toning to pages; Signed and numbered on the limitation page by Joseph Conrad; "This Edition is Limited to Three Hundred and Seventy-Seven Copies of which this is No. 274"; shelved case 0.
London: John Murray, 1854. 8vos., 4 volumes; VG; bound in brown full calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling and red and black labels with gilt lettering; floral gilt borders along boards, matching gilt tooling to board edges and turn-ins; marbled text blocks, endpapers; mild rubbing to boards, wear to hinges; some rubbing to spines, wearing off some small parts of the gilt; small wear to head and tails of spine; interiors clean; small scrape to rear cover of volume one; front boards on volumes two, three, and four slightly loose; shelved above US politics.
Wein: Verlag Die Fackel, 1919/1918. First Editions. Octavo, 639, 48 pages; G; bound in a custom monogrammed dark green leather binding, gilt lettering and tooling to spine and front cover; patterned endpapers; moderate wear and rubbing to binding; pages severely age-toned and brittle; with both Die Letzten Tage der Menschheit and Die Letzte Nacht bound together, individual title pages; shelved case 0.
London: J. Johnson; J. Nichols and Son; et al. 1806. New Edition. 8vos., 10 vols., VG-; three-quarter-bound, blue polished calf (spine age-toned green), blue cloth boards, gilt lettering and motif to five-paneled spines: mild wear with slight material loss to spines, more so to edges (lettering occasionally affected yet legible); liquid staining along hinge of back board to Vol. 1; mild fraying with slight material loss to heads of Vols. 7-8; wear to boards: moderate scratching to cloth of Vols. 1, 5, and 10; liquid staining to top corners of front board to Vol. 2; material loss to leather corners of front boards to Vols. 1 and 6; slight material loss to corners of back boards to Vol. 6; scattered staining with mild rubbing to cloth of back board, Vol. 7; pink staining to cloth of back board, Vol. 8; frontispiece to Vol. 1 only; mild age-toning/foxing to interiors; Riviere bindings; shelved above Case 11.
London: R. Francklin, C. Corbett, A. Miller, R. Dodsley, 1745-1753. Various. 8vo.; VG; spine brown with a missing label; 3/4 bound in brown leather with marbled paper boards; moderate bumping and shelfwear; cracking to spine; minor bookworm damage to endpapers, impacts last few pages; no writing within; Full publication details follows: The Gamester, Printed for R. Francklin, London, 1753, 84pp.; Romeo and Juliet, A Serio-Comic Apology, Printed for C. Corbett, London, n.d., 108pp.; Tancred and Sigismunda, Printed for A. Miller, London, 1745, 84pp.; The Brothers, Printed for R. Dodsley, 1753, 83pp..; GP consignment; shelved case 7.
London: Virtue & Co., 1876. Imperial Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in publisher's full gilt and blind tooled brown leather, paneled spines with gilt lettering and tooling; mild rubbing and fraying to corners, spines, boards; text blocks gilt; marbled endpapers; with numerous steel-cut engravings; interiors clean; shelved above case 4.
New York: New Directions Publishing, 1971,1972,1976,1981,1992. Mixed Editions. Octavo; VG-/G; multicolored spines with black and colored text; 8 volumes: vol. 1, Battle of Angels, The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, pp 419; vol. 2, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Summer and Smoke, The Rose Tattoo, Camino Real, pp 591; vol. 3, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Orpheus Descending, Suddenly Last Summer, pp 423; vol. 4, Sweet Bird of Youth, Period of Adjustment, The Night of the Iguana, pp 375; vol. 5, The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, Kingdom of Earth, Small Craft Warnings, The Two-Character Play, pp 367; vol. 6, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and other short plays, pp 358; vol. 7, In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel and other plays, pp 365; vol. 8, Vieux Carre, A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, Clothes for a Summer Hotel, The Red Devil Battery Sign, pp 378; dust jacket has moderately sunned exteriors, some light wear to edges, mylar wraps; small stickers for flap; cloths are sunned, mostly to spines, strong boards; text blocks have light foxing to exterior edges, except vol. 8; interiors clean.
New York: Stroefer and Kirchner, 1870. First Thus. Folio; VG-; Rebound with leather spine and original boards; Spine has raised bands and red label with gilt lettering; Gilt lettering to front boards with gilt and tooled designs; Bumping to the corners with some fraying; All edges gilt; Light wear/scratching to gilt in areas; Binding repaired with new end papers; Some foxing throughout, affecting some of the illustrations; Tissue guards present for illustrations; Note, book is heavy, please contact us for expedited or international shipping. Shelved above case 2.
Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968-1970. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering; all volumes' boards strong, general shelfwear, some edgewear, some light general soiling, bumping and minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, ex-library sticker on spines, light bumping on tail edges, ex-library plates and stamp on front pastedowns, ex-library stickers and stamp on rear pastedown; all volumes' text blocks age toned, penciling on title page, ex-library stamp on last page, ex-library stamps on exterior edges; volume 1 text block has ex-library stamp on title page; volume 2 boards have fraying on rear fore corners, light foxing in rear interior; volume 2 text block has ex-library stamp on title page, very occasional light soiling; volume 3 boards have bumping on rear head edge; volume 3 text block has folding on half-title page, ex-library sticker on title page, very occasional light soiling; volume 4 text block ex-library stamp on title page; volume 5 text block ex-library stamp on title page; volume 6 text block ex-library stamp on title page, significant separation between pages 4340 and 4341; 6 volumes; Volume 1 - Drama and Character Concordances to the Folio Comedies; Volume 2 - Drama and Character Concordance to the Folio Histories, Concordances to the Non-Dramatic Works; Volume 3 - Drama and Character Concordances to the Folio Tragedies and Pericles, The Two Noble Kinsmen, Sir Thomas Moore; Volume 4 - A Concordance to the Complete Works 'A'-Hilding; Volume 5 - A Concordance to the Complete Works Hildings-Severing; Volume 6 - A Concordance to the Complete Works Severity- Zwagger'd and Appendices [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
London: Fanfrolico Press, 1926. Limited Edition. Folio; G/No jacket; Leather spine, gilt lettering; Some wear to all edges, fraying at the corners and the edges of the spine; Boards slightly bowed; Binding starting; Pages are age toned and slightly rippling; Musty; Good copy only; Part of a limited edition: 425 copies for England and 300 for 'overseas.' This is copy #78 of the overseas edition; 51 pages. SHELVED CASE 11.
London: Hutchinson & Co., 1908. First Edition. 4vo., xx, 209pp.; VG-; bound in publishers red cloth stamped with a gilt title and blue design on front board, gilt lettering on spine; 30 color tipped-in plates with printed tissue guards; bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; inscription in ink on ffep; top edge of text block gilt; fore and lower edges of text block show some minor wear, wear extend to pages; boards scuffed; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
London: J. Johnson, 1783. First Edition. Octavo, , viii, 232, 235-240 ; VG; bound in contemporary burgundy calf by J. Clarke, paneled spine with gilt tooling, labels missing; mild rubbing and wear to binding; marbled endpapers; The last leaf contains a prospectus; OF consignment; shelved case 10.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, early 1900s. Thick quarto in green hardcovers with green illustrated DJ in brodart; VG/G; DJ with tipped-in illustration highly discolored with tiny tears around edges; strong binding; end pages and illustrations on dark green thick paper; text clean in large print; pp. 143; shelved in Case # 13; please contact us for shipping costs; DC consignment.
London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1914. 4to., xii, 185pp.; VG/G+; bound in publishers green cloth with a partially gilt illustration, dust jacket the same design, black lettering on spine; dust jacket has pieces missing, including upper right and lower left fore corners, head and tail of spine; 12 tipped-in color plates with tissue guards, including frontispiece; 32 other illustrations; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; DC consignment; shelved case 13/1.
New York: New Directions, 1947. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 171 pp., VG-/G; pink DJ, spine faded a grayish-pink, black lettering clear and legible, white lettering age-toned golden brown; chipping with material loss to head of spine, top and bottom edges of front cover, corners; tail of spine chipped off; front flap detached from front cover; closed tears along fore-edge of back cover yet back flap remains attached; approx. 2" tear to middle of fore-edge of front cover; age-toning mostly to flaps of covers; "$2.75" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; pink matte paper boards, cover design identical to DJ; moderate bumping with superficial material loss and/or creasing to head and tail of spine, corners, and edges; bumping with creasing to top edge of front board; mild overall fading, lettering clear and legible, cover art affected yet bright; moderate age-toning to text-block, waving to tail of text-block; approx. 2" closed tear to title page, text to copyright page (verso of title page) somewhat affected yet legible; creasing to corners of leaves, very occasional minor staining to interior (text unaffected); shelved Case 0.
London: John Stockdale, 1811. First. Thick, narrow octavos in cloth with brown, embossed leather spine with gold gilt; Good+; covers in greyish moire with leather corners have moderate shelf wear mostly on edges; brown leather spines with shelf wear around tops and bottoms; binding strong, except for volume II (front cover almost detached) and volume I (starting to detach); ex-libris plates inside front covers; front end page portrait in three volumes; flaps and title pages heavily discolored and foxed, but thin paper with content clean; text in tight print; no marks on text; each volume contains approximately 20 works.
Limited Editions Club, 1984. Limited Edition, #1456/1500. Quarto, 164 pages; VG; bound in full brown goatskin, gilt lettering to spine; housed in publisher's brown slipcase, mild scuffing; Illustrated by Leonard Baskin with 5 striking etchings; Signed by Baskin and Miller to colophon, #1456/1500; shelved case 9 3/4.
Paris: Chez L'Ecrivain, Dentu, Delaroque, 1814. First Edition. 16mo., 212pp.; VG; 1/4 bound with brown leather, gilt tooling and lettering on spine; marbled boards, endpapers; mild shelfwear; marginalia throughout, both in pencil and ink; foldout color frontispiece in excellent condition; text in French; previous owners name on second free endpaper; shelved case 3.
New York: Hodder and Stoughton, early 1900s. Quarto in green hardcovers with gold letters; VG; front board slightly slanted upwards; moderate soiling and shelf wear; strong binding; all color illustrations tipped-in and covered with rice paper; previous owner's inscription on ffep; end pages discolored; paper age-toned; text in large print; pp. 143; shelved in case # 14; please contact us for shipping costs; DC consignment.
London: William Heinemann, 1908. First Edition. Quarto, 134 pages; VG; rebound in half tan calf, boards are the original cloth from publisher's binding; spine paneled with gilt lettering and tooling; mild wear and rubbing to boards; mild rubbing to corners; with 40 color illustrations; mild foxing, does not impact plates; shelved case 14.
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.
New York: New Directions, 1947. First Edition, First State. 8vo., 171 pages; G/none; bound in lavender cloth, black lettering on spine; sun-fading to spine; moderate wear and rubbing to boards; fraying and bumping to lower edge of boards; bookplate to front pastedown, matching ownership stamp to ffep, front pastedown, bookplate partially staining ffep; ; slight waviness to upper edge of pages; lacking dust jacket; shelved case 0.
New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1899. Riverside Edition. Set of six 3/4 octavos in green leather and marble hardcovers; VG; six-band embossed spine in brown leather with gold gilt; moderate discoloration around spines; marble end pages; dusty edges; frontispiece portrait; paper age-toned, clean, with text in tight print; shelved above US History; please contact us for shipping costs.
Leyda: Giovanni Elsevier, 1659. 1659 Edition. 12Mo; G/No jacket; Brown leather spine with gilt lettering and four small raised bands; Bumping and scuffing to the boards, some fraying at the spine edges and the corners; Binding is sturdy; Text block toned and somewhat musty; First half of text has a lot of writing (in lovely, small pen) in French in margins; Text is in Italian; Previous owner's bookplate on pasted down (Lady Frances Scott); First 8 pages have tears which have been repaired; Front free endpaper with small unrepaired tear at lower half; Outer marbled edge mostly faded and rubbed; 263 pages. SHELVE: Case 3.
Cambridge: Cornelius Crownfield, 1726. small 4to., 444pp., 87pp.; VG-; bound in brown contemporary calf, rebacked, paneled spine with black label and gilt lettering; moderate wear to boards; bumping to corners; marbled endpapers; red text block; with two engraved plates as frontispieces; in two parts, separately paged, each with special title page; shelved case 3.
New York: Bigelow, 1909. Nottingham Society. 20 volume set bound in blue-green boards and 3/4 morocco with gilt on top of the text block. In VG condition. Bindings are still tight on these with some corner bumping (see photos) and wear is just starting to show at the hinges. An application of neatsfoot oil and these books will be ready for another century. This is a large heavy item and will require extra shipping. Shelved Aisle 10.
London: Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1835. 8vo., 491 pages; VG; bound in brown leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling; boards have gilt flower motif in all corners, gilt board edges, turn-ins; mild shelfwear and rubbing; top edge of text block gilt; black and whie illustrations throughout; third free endpaper has three inscriptions: one dated 1962, one 1900, the last 1835. The last inscription reads "With the Author's Affectionate Regards, June 21 1835"; shelved case 0.
Chicago: Studio Press, 1967. 78/130. Quarto; VG-; dark blue spine with gilt text; limited, numbered edition, no. 78 of 130 signed copies; 148 copies in all; original color woodcuts by author; cloth shows light wear to exterior, strong boards; moderate rubbing to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; tissue guards to plates show light offset; deckled edges, interior clean. Book now in protective plastic bag. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s).
Amstelodami: Blaviana, 1684. Octavo; G-; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards in brown leather, cracked hinges, wear to corners and spine caps, small amount of chipping to spine caps, slight scuffing/shelfwear, small surface tears on rear; Text block has tinted edges, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker, mild amount of foxing within; 588 pages + index.