London: Henry Colburn, 1827. Extra-Illustrated Edition. Octavos, 9 volumes; VG; bound in half blue calf with blue cloth boards, paneled spines with gilt lettering and titling; top edge of text blocks gilt; marbled endpapers; unsigned binding; all volumes have very mild wear, primarily to corners, mild cracking to some hinges; volume 3 has a small hole in the head of the spine; extra illustrated with 650 portraits and 70 views; inlaid pages; with separate title page for the nine volumes in addition to the inlaid title pages; mild scattered foxing; scarce; Shelved above Middle East.
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1895. The Author's Autograph Edition, #202/500. Octavos, 40 volumes; VG; uniformly bound in the publisher's original three quarters green morocco, marbled boards, paneled spines with gilt text and tooling, top edges gilt; marbled endpapers; 13 volumes with sunned spines; very mild wear to bindings; One of 500 sets, this is number 202, all volumes with limitation pages; this set contains page 209 of original manuscript of The Alhambra tipped in to volume one of The Alhambra, with several edits by Irving in ink.; shelved above HC Fiction.
Lutetiæ [Paris]: Apud Bernardum Turrisanum, sub Aldina Bibliotheca, via Iacobæa, 1565. Folios; VG; bound in early full brown leather, paneled spines with gilt tooling and lettering; volume 1 rebacked with previous spine preserved; volume 2 has cracking to hinges, chipping to tail of spine, large chip missing to head of spine; ex-library bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1; Aldine dolphin-and-anchor device on title-pages; Large capital initials, decorated initials; scattered and sparse marginalia; At foot of title-page: Cum priuilegio Regis; several mispaginations; Parts 2-4 have seperate title pages: Tomvs secvndus (tertivs, qvartvs)--Operum M. Tullii Ciceronis; Part 1 dated 1566.; Part 1 contains the rhetorical works, Part 2, the orations, Part 3, the epistles Part 4, the philosophical works. Part 1 includes additions and corrections to parts 2-4.; Latin text, with some Greek words; consignment; shelved case 4.
Boston: James Osgood, 1819-1891. First. 33 Volumes, Quartos Octavos and 12mos; All uniformly bound in crimson morocco with gilt lettering and dates, raised bands on spines; Gilt "L" on each front board; Red silk endpapers, all edges gilt; Some wear along the edges, bumping to the corners and some spots of fraying and sunning to spines and corners; Almost all first editions; Bindings sturdy; A handsome set; Shelved above US History; GP Consign; Set is heavy, please contact us for international and priority shipping;.
London: Printed for J. Payne and J. Bouquet, 1751 [1750-1752]. First Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in contemporary full mottled brown leather, paneled spines with burgundy and black labels and gilt lettering, repeating gilt pattern in other panels; front board of volume 1 largely loose, but still attached; moderate rubbing and wear, to heads and tails of spines, hinges, corners; single gilt roll to board edges; title page in volume 1, No titlepage issued for vol. 2; some mild bookworm damage to front and rear endpapers of both volumes, primarily to margins; wide margins; name of Robt Westfield 1776 on sfeps; small repair to page 1 of volume 1; Pagination is continuous;.
Dublin: George Faulkner, 1746. Octavos, 8 volumes; VG; slightly acid-washed brown leather boards, re-backed with new spines, brown leather with paneled spines, black label spine and gilt lettering; boards have a double-ruled gilt border, gilt roll to board edges; marbled text blocks, endpapers; moderate rubbing and bumping to boards; frontispiece to volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4.; some pencil writing to endpapers; name to title page of all volumes; The general title page is dated 1746; the separate title-pages to volumes 5 and 6 is 1741, volumes 1 and 4 is 1742, volume 3 is 1743, volume 2 is 1744, volume 8 is 1746, volume 7 is 1751, TB consignment; shelved above General American History.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1903. National Edition, #992/1050. Octavos, 18 volumes; VG; bound in uniform full 20th century dark blue leather, gilt rules and lettering to spines; top edges of text blocks gilt, others uncut; marbled endpapers, silk pastedowns; all volumes numbered on the limitation pages; interiors clean; shelved above Africa.
Lipsiae & Francofurti; Utopiae: Sumptibus Jo. Caspari Mayeri, 1690; . First German Edition; Later Edition. 12mo., , 292 pages, , 223 pages; VG; bound in vellum, faded lettering to spine; mild wear and rubbing; ink writing to ffep, second rear endpaper; separate title page for Epistolae, published in Utopiae 1672; text in Latin; First Edition of Literae Nomine published in Germany; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1900. Letter-Press Edition, #381/750. Octavos, 9 volumes; VG; bound in uniform full 20th century orange leather, gilt rules and lettering to spines; top edges of text blocks gilt, others uncut; patterned endpapers; all volumes numbered and signed by the publisher on the limitation pages; interiors clean; volumes 1, 3, 5-9 have mild sun-fading to spines; shelved above Africa.
New York: Hodder and Stoughton, 1909. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 414 pages; G+; bound in publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to spine; chipping to head and tail of spine; age-toning to pages; like the British first edition, the American has a fragile binding; 'The Constitutional Menace' on pages 405-414 has had the paragraphs numbered in pen; 1 of 465 copies; RB consignment; shelved case 5.
San Francisco: City Lights, 1973. First City Lights Edition. Octavo; VG; Softcover in black and white; Book is SIGNED by Bukowski on the title page; First City Lights edition. This book, a collection of essays and articles by Bukowski were taken from the Open City newspaper and originally published as a single volume by Essex House. This edition published in 1973. Some wear to the edges, light creases to the wraps, some age toning to spine. Signature is bold; Shelved case 2.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1936. First Edition. Octavo; VG in VG- Slipcase and jacket; Tan spine with black lettering; Blue cloth boards with gilt design and lettering; Slipcase shows wear and some light discoloration, mostly at the edges; Jacket is toned and has some small tears and chipping on the edges, mostly at the corners and spine; Book is in excellent shape with some minor edgewear. Upper edge gilt, sewn in bookmark. toning to the text block; Previous owners bookplate on front paste down; Book has been signed by Cather and is number 169 of a limited edition of 333. Shelf in Case 2.
London: 1676. First Edition, Second Issue. 12mo, 234 pages; VG; bound in later full burnt orange calf, paneled spine, one compartment with gilt lettering, others plain; double-ruled blind boards; bookplate on the front pastedown of the Wickenheiser Milton Library; *2, A-I12, K10, lacking the final blank leaves K11 and K12; Second issue, with frieze face (or Medusa) woodcut on title page. The second issue is also sometimes called the second edition. The first issue (or first edition) has a fruit instead of a face.; JG consignment; shelved case 0;.
London: 1676. First Edition, Second Issue. 12mo, 234 pages; VG; bound in contemporary vellum, faded paneling and lettering to spine; name written on ffep; *2, A-I12; K10, lacking final blank leaves K11 and K12; Second issue, with frieze face (or Medusa) woodcut on title page. The second issue is also sometimes called the second edition. The first issue (or first edition) has a fruit instead of a face.; JG consignment; shelved case 0;.
Lipsiae & Francofurti: Sumptibus Jo. Caspari Mayeri, 1690. First German Edition. 12mo., , 292 pages; VG-; 3/4 bound in tan leather, beige paper boards; paneled spine with blind-stamped title; ex-library, with a library binding with call number on tail of spine, stamp to both sides of title page; slight age-toning to interior; front hinge slightly loosened; text in Latin; First Edition published in Germany; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: Charles Lillie, 1710-1711. First Edition. Octavos, 4 volumes; Fair; bound in full contemporary brown calf, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, gilt tooling to other compartments; severe wear to spines, including half of label missing on volume 1, lower two compartments missing on volume 3, most of lower three compartments missing on volume 4, cracking and chipping to all volumes; rubbing to boards; bookplate to front pastedown of all volumes; red speckled text blocks; TB consignment.
Philadelphia: David McKay, 1888. First Edition, Third Printing. Octavo, 140 pages; G-; dark green spine with gilt text; Inscribed by J. H. Johnston to Herbert N. Casson (presumably the noted journalist); John H. Johnston was a New York jeweler who was a friend and benefactor of Whitman in the last 15 years of Whitman's life.; Book is shelf-worn; boards rubbed with bumping/cloth-fraying at corners and spine ends; long 0.5" scuff to rear board. Water-wrinkling/staining to 3.5x2.5" spot on rear board, and along top 1.5" of front board & text block. Front hinge cracked & rear hinge starting. Text block age-toned with minor foxing to endpapers, first & last several pages, and text block edges; 1.5" tear to front endpaper. Inscription reads, "Herbert N. Casson/with best wishes/of his/loving Camarade [?]/J. H. Johnston/1905"; WH Consignment; Shelved Case 0.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1965. Octavo; VG-/G+; teal spine, black lettering; all volumes' dust jackets have tape on fore corners and spine edges, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, penned text on spine, spine sun toned, interior age toned; all volumes' boards have slight bowing, some edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, ex-libris stickers on front pastedown, stamp on front end paper; all volumes' text blocks age toned, occasional penciling, soiling on exterior head and tail edges; volume 1 dust jacket has small closed tear on head edges, chipping on spine edges; volume 2 dust jacket has open and closed tears on rear edges, open tear on rear head fore corner, damp staining on spine; volume 3 dust jacket has open tear on rear head edge; volume 4 dust jacket has small open tear on spine tail edge; volume 5 dust jacket has small closed tear on front tail edge, small closed tear on rear interior flap head edge; volume 5 text block has light soiling on exterior fore edge; 5 volumes.
Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1840. Second Edition. Octavo, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in publisher's brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, embossed covers; chipping to heads of spines, wear and rubbing to boards; frontispiece in volume 1 partially loose; mild foxing and age-toning to pages; shelved case 1.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1962. First Edition. 8vo., 158 pp., VG/VG; green DJ with black lettering; mild wear to DJ: mild rubbing to spine (lettering clear and legible), slight superficial material loss to head, tail, and hinges of spine; mild age-toning to covers mostly to back cover (lettering clear and legible), some small closed tears to edges; price uncut "$4.95" to front flap, crossed out in pencil, white sticker to the left with a revised price of "$1.00," DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, green lettering to gray cloth spine, blue paper boards; mild wear to boards: fading to edges; faded green top, age-toning/mild wear to text-block; frontispiece, black-and-white glossy photograph of Meir; pub. 1962, no mention of further printings; shelved Case 5.
Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1962-1966. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in green cloth, gilt lettering; all volumes' boards strong, slightly bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, some general soiling, rubbing on hinges, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, penned volume number on spine, spine sun toned, interiors age toned, stamp on front end paper; all volumes' text blocks age toned, occasional penciling in some volumes; volume 1 boards have glass ring stain on front, small closed tears on spine edges, bumping on rear fore edge, light tearing on front pastedown; volume 1 text block has tearing on tail edges of pages 309 and 311; volume 4 boards have tape on spine and head edge, penned signature on front pastedown; volume 4 text block has damp staining on exterior head edge; volume 5 boards have erased penciling on front end paper; volume 6 boards have bumping on front head edge, penciling on front pastedown; volume 6 text block has frequent penning towards front; volume 7 boards have bumping on rear edges; volume 6 boards have light bumping on rear tail edge; volume 10 text block has occasional pen markings, gutter occasionally visible; volume 11 boards have penned signature on front pastedown, penciling on rear pastedown; volume 11 text block gutter occasionally visible; volume 12 boards have damp staining on spine; volume 14 boards have damp staining on spine, bumping on fore edges; 14 volumes; Volume 1 - A Tale of a Tub With Other Early Works 1696-1707; Volume 2 - Bickerstaff Papers and Pamphlets on the Church; Volume 3 - The Examiner and Other Pieces Written in 1710-11; Volume 4 - A Proposal for Correcting the English Tongue Polite Conversation, Etc.; Volume 5 - Miscellaneous and Autobiographical Pieces Fragments and Marginalia; Volume 6 - Political Tracts 1711-1713; Volume 7 - The History of the Four Last Years of the Queen; Volume 8 - Political Tracts 1713-1719; Volume 9 - Irish Tracts 1720-1723 and Sermons; Volume 10 - The Drapier's Letters and other works 1724-1725; Volume 11 - Gulliver's Travels 1726; Volume 12 - Irish Tracts 1728-1733; Volume 13 - Directions to Servants and Miscellaneous Pieces 1733-1742; Volume 14 - Index.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1904. Connoisseur's Federal Edition, #243/1000. Octavos, 12 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 burgundy leather, marbled boards, paneled spines with gilt lettering; marbled endpapers; mild wear and rubbing, wear to hinges, some sun-fading to spines; small oval bookplate to front pastedowns; top edges of text blocks gilt; "Federal Edition limited to 1,000 signed and numbered sets. The Connoisseur's Federal Edition of the Writings of Benjamin Franklin is Limited to four hundred signed and numbered sets, of which this is number 243"; heavy, please contact for shipping; shelved above religion.
New York: Grossman Publishers/Viking Press, 1975. Deluxe Gift Edition. Octavo, 97 pages; VG/VG-; spine blue ith white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; dust jacket has two small closed tears to upper edge of front cover, one to rear cover; SIGNED flat on half-title by Helene Hanff; a scarce signed copy; shelved case 5.
Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, S.A. Mixed Editions. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; red/black spines with gilt text; 10 Volumes: v. 1, Prologos, pp 1078 ; v. 2, Discursos, pp 621 ; v. 3, Conferencias, pp 1042 ; v. 4, Articulos y Otros Trabajos, pp 1195 ; v. 5, Biografias, pp 1005, ; v. 6, Biografias, pp 1197 ; v. 7, Biografias, pp 662 ; v. 8, Ensayos, pp 720 ; v. 9, Ensayos, pp 707 ; v. 10, Idearium, pp 653 ; cloths have slight sunning to exteriors; minor wear to exteriors otherwise; slight white marks to tail exterior edges; small chip to front joint of v. 10; strong boards; text blocks shows slight soiling wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; marbled endpapers; frontispiece to each volume; illustrated; Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: 1676. First Edition, Second Issue. 12mo, 234 pages; VG; bound in later full brown calf, paneled spine, one compartment with red label and gilt lettering, others with gilt tooling; gilt triple-ruled boards, gilt double-ruled board edges, gilt dentelle roll; top compartment on spine restored, cover reattached; bound by Bedford; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; ex-library, with stamp on title page and on front and rear blank; *2, A-K12; Second issue, with frieze face (or Medusa) woodcut on title page. The second issue is also sometimes called the second edition. The first issue (or first edition) has a fruit instead of a face.; JG consignment; shelved case 0;.
London: The Nonesuch Press, 1931. Limited Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; spines paneled brown leather with green labels and gilt lettering; front boards have a green leather oval with gilt lettering reading "Que Scay-Je?"; "This edition consists of 900 copies for sale in England by the Nonesuch press and 475 copies for sale in the United States by Random House Inc. " This is number 24; bumping and some shelfwear, overall a very good copy; spine and board edges show some fading; interior clean; ex libris bookplate on ffep of both volumes; green endpapers; GP consignment; shelved case 10.
Dar es Salaam: Oxford University Press, 1973. Reprinted edition; signed. Octavo in dark green hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; boards show some soiling and slight shelf wear; no DJ available; President's Nyerere's dedication to Senator Richard R. Clark and signature on ffep; frontispiece and centerfold photographs; paper and text clean; pp. 366; contains 70 speeches; shelved in Case # 5.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1935. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, vii 407 pages; VG/G-; spine green with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.75'; dust jacket is missing the top two inches from the head of the spine, chipping to tail of spine, upper edge of rear cover, corners, mild chipping elsewhere; interior clean; lower fore corner of text block has minor scuffing; AM consignment; shelved case 12.
London: William Pickering, 1836-1839. First Edition. 8vos., 4 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in dark green leather, marbled green paper boards and endpapers, paneled spine with gilt lettering and minor gilt decorations; top edge of text block gilt; minor bumping and peeling to corners, head and tail of spine; some foxing throughout; ex libris bookplate on every volume; shelved above US politics.
London: John Murray, 1823. 8vo; G+ hardcover without dust jacket; brown spine with faded black text; boards are extremely age-toned with marks, rubbing and horizontal lines; front gutter is partially damaged bvut boards are in tact; paste downs, end papers, title page have wrinkles and foxing; edges are strongly discolored and deckled but pages with limited stains are clean and legible;325p.
Paris: Booster Publications, 1938. First Edition, 1/495 copies. Octavo, 64 pages; G; bound in publisher's black paper wraps, dull gilt lettering to front cover; some blue/green material attached to wraps on spine, edges of covers, inside of front covers; age-toning to pages; without any presentation inscriptions and the usual handwritten copyright statement; shelved case 2.
Boston: Laurens Maynard, 1897. First Edition. Small Octavo, viii, 173 pages; G+; green spine, gild text; boards strong, some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners, spine edges and hinges, bumping on fore corners and spine head edge, spine sun toned, interior age toned; text block age toned, title page has some separation; MS consignment; shelved case 0.
Boston: William Simonds and Company, 1848. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, corners worn and exposed, tattering to spine head, worn edges, shelfwear; Text block has gilt edges, tanning/foxing to endpapers and interior, contents page for Jan.-July 1849 is inserted; July-Dec., 1848 (iv, 308 pages), Jan.-July 1849 (312 pages), illustrated.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1859,1860. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; 3/4 bound brown leather spines with gilt text to burgundy and green bars with decorations; 7 volumes; boards have slight soiling to exteriors, some rubbing to edges, strong boards; text blocks marbled; previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns; slight sunning to exterior edges; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Henry Colburn, 1814. Octavos, 2 volumes; Poor; 3/4 bound in brown leather, marbled boards; paneled spines, one compartment with burgundy label, one with an ex-library sticker, label on volume 1 has been lost; severe wear and rubbing to boards and binding; gutter visible on ffep of volume 1, with front board and spine detached from text block, but attached to rear board at hinge, volume 2 nearly detached in a similar manner, but still held together; ex-library, with usual stamps, bookplates, and stickers; volume 2 lacking front endpapers, all pages after 486;.
New York: G.P. Putnam & Son, 1870. Octavo; pp 224; G-/no-DJ; dark brown spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; gilt borders and decorative gilt illustrations to front and rear; leather front board is detaching, as is; heavy wear to joints and fore edges; moderate rubbing to head and tail edges; chipped spine edges; slight sunning to spine and head edge; gilt scroll turn in to edges; text block have marbled endpapers; all edges gilt; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; frontispiece with light offset to tissue guard; illustrated; interior clean.
London: T. Davies, 1767. Quarto; G; hardcover; rebound in green cloth, gilt lettering; boards slightly bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on bumping on fore corners and spine edges, soiling on front and rear, spine sun toned, some soiling in interiors, pastedowns damp stained, erased penciling on front end paper; text block age toned, separation visible in rear, occasional soiling, occasional damp staining, exterior fore edge damp stained; 395pp.
York, Pennsylvania: The Maple Press Company, 1944. Limited Edition, #274/600. Octavo, 47 pages; VG; plain black spin with yellow paper covered boards, red and black dragon to front board; inscribed by King on the ffep; "China as told by Madame Chiang Kai-Sheck in a series of addresses in New York, San Francisco, Chicago and in Ottawa, Canada, in behalf of the Chinese Relief and of the Chinese Government."; MK consignment; shelved case 9.
The Dutch Treat Club, 1936. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; octagonal shaped book w/o text on black spine; covers are lightly rubbed w/ small flat tear on front; edges are moderately rubbed w/ small nicks & chips; spine is cloth and has slight wear at edges, but intact; text block has slightly age toned pages; tape mends to binding which has detatched partially; writing on rear end paper.
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1848,1849,1854,1860,1861, Mixed Editions. 10mo; G/no-DJ; 3/4 dark green and brown leather spines with gilt text and decorations to spines; 5 volumes: The Autobiography of Goethe-Truth and Poetry: From My Own Life, vols. 1 & 2, pp 520 & 544; Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship, pp 570; Dramatic Works of Goethe, pp 504; Novels and Tales, pp 504; marbled boards have some wear spines, some rubbing and fraying to boards, moderate wear to edges; marbled text blocks have light wear to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns; frontispieces with tissue guards; marbled endpapers; interiors clean.
London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1866. Small quarto; G-/no-DJ; Dark green spine with gilt text set into black & gilt designs; cloth has moderate wear along spine edges; rear gutter head edge is torn & fraying appox. 2 inches; fore edges are heavily rubbed & fraying; text pages have exterior gilt -edged exterior; some few pages toward front are loose, but still present; pp 240. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Philadelphia: John B. Austin, 1809. First Edition. First U.S. Edition. 12mo; Fair/no-DJ hardcover; Brown spine with gold text; Boards show strong wear, front board loosely attached to spine, moderate rubbing to corners/surface rubbing, stain on edge of rear board; Textblock heavily age-toned, strong staining to several pages/pasteboards, blank page in middle section with writing; 152pp.
Boston: Brown and Taggard, 1860. 10mo; G/no-DJ; reddish brown spines with gilt text; 4 volumes; blind-stamped borders to boards; cloths have moderately sunned exterior; some rubbing wear to edges; bumped corners; strong boards; text blocks have darkening exterior edges; some toning to interior; brown stain to p 143 of vol. 1; slight cracking to gutters; frontispiece to vol. 1 with tissue guards; light offsetting to title page from frontispiece.