Beijing: Sinolingua, 1990. First Edition. 12mo; pp 84; G/paperback; purple spine with yellow and blue text; covers show slight sunning to exterior; moderate wear to edges; crease to front cover; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; light toning to interior.
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London: John Stockdale, 1793. Octavo; good; brown leather spines with gilt lettering to dark red bars; raised bands with gilt rule to spines; full leather binding; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 188; vol. 2, pp 248; boards have gilt scroll borders; text blocks have all edges gilt; scroll to turn in to pastedowns; marbled endpapers; chipped corners and edges to endpapers; profusely illustrated; moderate foxing throughout text; foxing impacts some plates; offset from plates to facing pages; RL Consignment; Shelved case 13.
London: Joseph Masters, 1851. 12mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, bottom portion becoming detached; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, spotting, bumped corners, tattered spine caps, spine tail becoming detached; Textblock has front flyleaf torn out, vendor label on front pastedown, rear endpapers torn along hinge, tanning to title page, foxing to other pages; variously paged, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1856. Thick Octavo; pp 864; Poor/no-DJ; 3/4 bound dark brown leather spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; gilt scroll rule bordering leather; rare; cloth shows some staining to front; severely rubbed edges; noticeable wear to joints, mostly to front joint; text block shows age toned exterior edges; staining and foxing to endpapers; cracked front gutter, exposing binding; blue marbled endpapers; illustrated; light foxing to some pages, otherwise interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to ffep.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1857. Octavo; pp 864; G+; dark brown leather spine and fore corners, gilt text and small beige to spine; ex-library; boards have heavily rubbed corners, slight sun faded spine, wear and scratches to exterior of panels; text block shows darkening to exterior, previous library's book plate to front pastedown, shadow toning to fore corners of first and last page, light pencil to title page, remnants of library label to last page, residue of pouch to rear pastedown;.
Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1856. 18mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, bottom portion at hinge torn away; Boards in brown embossed cloth with gold print, worn, exposed corners, spine caps torn away, portion at bottom of spine torn away, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, name in pencil on front endpapers, significant amount of foxing throughout; viii, 120 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
Lisbon: Arcadia, 1973. Octavo; Poor+/no-DJ; brown spine, silver text; cover is clean, back board completely separated; textblock has spotting along head edge and on back endpaper, beginning to separate from spine but still attached, text is clean; pp 45.
n. p. n. publ. n. d. Thick Octavo; pp 648; Fair/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; leatherette binding; boards have rubbing to corners; slight sunning to exterior; text block has age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; slight writing to ffep; cracking to front gutter.
New York: Allen D. Bragdon Publishers, Inc., 1986. 12mo; unpaginated; VG/no-DJ; red spine without text; glassine wraps show slight wear; cloth has minor wear to exterior; slightly age toned papered front with red text and illustration; very slight wear to edges; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; color illustrations; interior clean.
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929. Malay Edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Black spine with yellow text; 7 Volumes - Youth, A Personal Record & The Shadow Line (in one bound book), The Arrow of Gold, The Rover, and Victory; Cloths have slightly sunned spines with general but light scratches on exteriors with some few white spots & smudges on The Arrow of Gold and Almayer's Folly, all volumes have minor rubbing along edges with more wear at spine edges, however panels are intact and sturdy; Text blocks have darkened due to age with fully bound pages, slight wear on exterior edges with deckled fore edges; pp 1730. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Hartford: Privately printed, 1948. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Boards are mostly clean with some edgewear along the spine; boards are strong; binding is overall strong; textblock is clean.
12mo; Missing publication information (1865?); G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue embossed cloth with gold print, worn, exposed corners, wear to spine caps and all edges, cocked spine, spotting/shelfwear; Textblock has name in ink on blank side of frontispiece, missing title page, mild amount of foxing throughout; 179 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 18mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mitred edges, worn corners and spine caps, slight tear at spine head, shelfwear, staining; Textblock has gilt edges, shaken binding, name in ink on front endpapers, clean text; 100 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
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: Lear Publishers, Inc., 1947. Large Octavo; pp 90; G+/Fair; Sun faded tan spine with beige text; dust jacket has heavy fraying to edges, open tears to spine and edges, slight sunning to front and rear, slight chipping to spine edges and fore corners; cloth has slight sunning to spine; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; Arts - Modern;.
London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1911. Booklet [7x9]; pp 84; Fair/paperback; sunned light blue spine with dark blue text; front cover shows heavy chipping to edges, more to spine edges; missing rear cover; some soiling to exterior; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Cheshire, UK: Roots Heritage County Conservation, 1989. Octavo; pp 221; G/paperback; ivory spine with red text; numbered, limited edition; full title: The Strange Case of the Counties That Didn't Change: A Handbook to the Myth of the "Changed" Counties; covers have noticeable toning to exterior; intact panels; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; slight writing to inscription page by Father Francis; illustrated.
New York: Grove Press Inc, 1968. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Brown spine with gold text/title; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 507.
Paris: Baudry's European Library, 1839. Octavo; pp 459; G-/no-DJ;1/4 bound dark red spine with gilt text and gilt decorations; marbled boards; boards have moderate wear to exterior; rubbing to edges; lightly bumped corners; text block shows some foxing to exterior edges; blue marbled endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; previous owner's name to title page; interior lightly toned with slight foxing throughout; light pencil to last page.
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1925? 8vo; VG; hardcover without dust jacket; orange spine with black text; boards have minor bumps to the head and tail of the spine; text block is severely frayed to the fore edge and pages are discolored otherwise pages are legible; 368p.
New York and London: White & Allen. 16mo; VG-; dark green spine with gilt text; 3 volumes; rare; Weird Tid-Bits: Irish, pp 256; Scottish, pp 256; German, pp 256; half bound leather spine and corners and marbled boards have some cracking to joints, slight wear to edges; text blocks have slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's book plate to front pastedowns; interiors clean;.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co Publishers. Octavo; VG-paperback with no dust jacket; green spine with golden images and text; the 7 vols. are in uniform condition; severely age toned with stains and scratches to the panels and minor bumps to the corners and tips, otherwise binding is solid; text block is moderately discolored and extremely tanned with scratches at the fore edges, the volume titled "Silas Marner" has a damp stain to the fore edge and the first 45 pages; all volumes have an inscriptions on the front free end-papers; 240p. (Silas Marner/ Romola); 363p. (Poetical Works/Felix Holt); 752p. (Middlemarch); 339p. (The Mill on the Floss); 198p. (Such Essays/ Adam Bede Theophrastus): 763p. (Life and Letters); 729p. (The Works of George Eliot/ Daniel Deronda).
London & New York: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1987. Octavo; Fair-/no-DJ; Tan spine with black text; Boards have heavily rubbed spine which has fraying head and tail edges, panels are also heavily rubbed with staining at rear head edge & front head edge near spine and bumped corners, but still intact; Text block has darkened exterior edges, inside pages are slightly age toned and slight shadow toning on end papers & pastedowns; Slight cracking between pages toward rear of text; pp 316.
Richmond: Johnson Publishing Company, 1938. Octavo; VG/Hardcover; Grey spine with dark cream text; Moderate shelf wear to covers, bumping at corners of boards, fading along side and edges, binding slightly cocked, age toned pages; Age toning to text block exterior, text block clean; 306 pp.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1946. 12 mo; VG-/Hardcover; Both volumes have green spine with gold text; Moderate shelf wear and age to covers, minor fading and rubbing to surfaces, creasing at spine; Binding intact, previous owner's label on front paste-down, inscription on front free end page, toned pages; Minor spots on text block exterior, text block clean, in English and Greek language Vol I - 579 pp Vol II - 643 pp.
New York, NY: Henry Holt & Company Inc., 1988. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. dark teal DJ spine with bold ivory author and yellow title centered between pictorial segment and small white publisher. superficial rubbing and wear to panels, minimal edgewear. price-clipped front inner flap.navy cloth HB with stamped gilt titles and adjacent dark yellow paperboards. ivory textblock interior clear, skimmed lightly, binding strong. smooth ivory outer edges. 485 pp. ISBN# 0805009213.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 0805009213. First edition. Octgavo. VG/VG DJ. Black spine with white text/title and illustration of a fool on the top; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear; dj has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 485.
North Carolina: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1986. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; White spine with grey, black and purple text. DJ has Brodart cover jacket by previous owner, general shelf wear, price clipping to front flap, no tears; Boards have slight bumping to corners, light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has minor staining on fore edge, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 182.
Cape Town and Pretoria: Human & Rousseau, 1987. seventheenth impression. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Pink & white spine with light pink text; Boards have slightly rubbed exterior and corners, sticker on back; Textblock has darkened from age, pp 197-200 are bent at lower edges; pp 206.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, 1972. Deluxe. Special presentation copy, Octavo; VG/Hardcover in genuine cowhide leather; Gold spine with gold text; Light shelf wear to covers, leather cover padded with foam rubber over board and stamped with gold leaf and brown pigment panel leaf, edges are amber stained and gilded with gold; Binding slightly cocked; Text block clean; 1986 pp; Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-12176 Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
London: Random Century House, 1991. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Cream spine with red and black text/title; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear; boards are strong and clean; SIGNED by author on the title page; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 211.
New York, NY: Pageant Press, 1953. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. bright yellow and black irregular segments color the DJ spine with contrast titling in black on yellow, yellow on black. the curved bands extend across the jacket front, and it has rough edgewear: larger closed tears and heavy superficial rubbing and smudges, more than the stressed ends with tiny chips and cuts. bright solid yellow clothbound HB with stamped black titling. adjacent panels are neatly cornered. the textblock interior is unmarked, light foxing mars the head, tail and fore-edge. as is. 181 pp.
Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2011. First American Edition. Octavo: VG/VG-: Gray spine with off white text: DJ has mild shelfwear, soiling along spine, otherwise clean: Boards are strong and clean with minimal shelfwear, light bumping at tail of spine: Textblock is clean, very small folds on several pages, otherwise clean and free of markings, folds and tears: First American Edition: 388 pp.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1929. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG-; White spine with purple text and illustration of an old plane. DJ has general self wear, closed tear on front, tears along edges, open tears on spine head and tail, age toned; Boards have light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corner sharp; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, age toning and some foxing to pages, personal inscription by previous owner on front free end paper, previous book store stamp on rear free end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 220.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Young, 1950. Octavo; VG/VG; yellow spine with navy text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing, age toning, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong and clean; textblock has slight edgewear, age toning, tearing on half title page, otherwise clean; pp 246.
Gloucester: Peter Smith, 1965. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; red spine, black text; cover has minor rubbing; textblock has faint staining around edges, writing on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 371.
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1907. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Red spine with gold text; covers are clean but age-toned and slight fading of the text and illustration; boards are strong and clean; front pastedown has pencil and red pen marks; front free end page has pen writing; back pastedown and back free end page have moisture exposure staining along the edges; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 170.
New York: Random House, 2011. First U.S. edition. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Black and blue spine with yellow text; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 450.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1928. First. Octavo; G+/VG-; Black spine with blue text; Boards have shelfwear rubbing at edges, lower spine has 0.5 inch tear; DJ has tear at front gutter with frayed edges and covered with mylar; Textblock is age toned with deckled edges and foxing; First few pages have foxing; pp 220.
New York: McDowell, 1957. Octavo; VG/VG-; Blue spine with a black illustration and white text. DJ has shelf wear, small tears along edges, price clipping to front flap, closed tear on rear; Boards have rubbing to edges, bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, small blue pencil mark on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 339.
New York: Schocken Books, 1985. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG-; Pink spine with brown and white text. DJ has shelf wear, age toned spine, rubbing on edges; Boards have light rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of marks on pages; pp 246.
Providence, RI: Burning Deck, 1972. (first edition). 8vo in wraps. VG+. 1/500. staple-bound. beautiful, very lightly age-toned. 23pp. in Fiction case.
North Yorkshire, UK: Tartarus Press, 2016. Second Edition. Octavo, 258 pages; VG/VG-; Spine is beige with black and red lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '£32.50', has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges and minor discoloration on both covers and sticker residue on the back cover; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages clear; shelved HC Fiction.
London: George Routledge & Co., 1857. First Illustrated Edition. Octavo, 296 pages, VG-; rebound; three-quarter-bound, navy blue spine/corners, light blue buckram boards; gilt lettering to five-paneled spine and gilt star motif to four compartments, gilt borders to boards: spine age-toned black, gilt clear and bright; mild wear to text-block, gilt top, age-toning to fore- and bottom-edges; marbled endpapers, ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; light age-toning/scattered foxing to interior, black text clear and legible; notations in pencil to page 296; original red cloth spine and cloth covers to boards bound-in to rear of volume; shelved Front Case.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is age-toned white with red text; DJ has general shelf wear, age-toning, scratches, and marks, creases, design is clear; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, deckled pages, some marks and scratches, content is clear; pp 304.
New York: The New American Library of World Literature, Inc., 1963. First printing. 16mo; G+/no-DJ paperback; Red spine with yellow text; Covers are lightly age toned with minor rubbing and wear on exterior or edges; Text block has slight writing on first page and darkened somewhat due to age with otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 176.
Cairo, Egypt: American University in Cairo Press, 2011. English Edition, translated from the original Lebanese. 8vo. VG+/VG+. green tinged brown ornate metalwork with yellow author, white titling. edgewear minimal, snug over tightly bound volume, a solid pictorial HC to match the excellent outer jacket. slate gray solidly lines the fep/ffep. tightly bound, bright copy inside and outer edges. 250 pp. ISBN# 9789774164811.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1920. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/G+; Spine is faded white and pink with black text; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, some open and closed tears, age-toning, design is clear, Brodart cover; Boards have general shelf wear, light rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 204.
New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2009. First. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. First edition; gift inscribed by author on the title page; dustjacket is clean with a slight horizontal crease on the front by the lateral edge; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 307.
Washington DC: The National Press, 1967. First Edition. Inscription by author to previous owners. Octavo; VG/VG; Beige spine with light brown text; DJ shows edgewear, small 0.5 inch closed tear near upper spine; Boards strong, slightly rubbed corners; Textblock clean; 313pp.