Amsterdam: Judocum Pluymer, 1659. Sextodecimo in full vellum boards, VG-/ No Dust Jacket, minor shelf-wear: boards somewhat smudged and edges a little worn, boards somewhat bowed, paste-downs torn where vellum is pasted underneath,two very small (less than dime-sized) spots of soiling on spine, edges of text block age-toned, occasional light foxing to interior, engraved frontispiece on title page, previous owner's name in ink on title page and writing in ink on free end paper, else text clean, engraved frontispiece on title page, binding tight, TEXT IN LATIN Full Title: Gasperis Scioppi Grammatica philosophica : non modo tironibus linguæ latinæ ad artem illam und trimestri perfecte? adducendam, sed & latine? doctissimus ad reddendam eorum rationem quae legunt aut scribunt, in primis utilis, vel necessaria : accessit præfatio de veteris ad novæ grammaticæ latinæ origine, dignitate & usu. [Sextodecimo, Spine is vellum with black writing on spine.
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New York: Rock Foundation, 1988. First Edition. Folios, 3 volumes, VG/no DJs as issued; gray cloth boards, black lettering to spines: very mild overall wear to boards, spines faded beige (lettering clear and legible); minimal wear to clean text-blocks; interiors clean; VOLUME 3.1 [COSMIC GAMES]; VOLUME 3.2 [THE LABYRINTH & OTHER PATHS TO OTHER WORLDS]; VOLUME 3.3 [THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN]; frontispieces; volumes housed in VG- brown cloth slipcase; shelved front table.
New York: American Bible Society, 1878. First Edition. Octavo, 445 pages; G+; bound in blind-stamped black cloth, gilt lettering to spine; some wear and rubbing to boards, especially along hinges; newspaper stain on pages 402/403; mild foxing to endpapers; name written on second free endpaper; YF consignment; shelved case 10;.
Rochester NY: Sage & Brother, 1851. First Edition. Octavo, xviii, 477 pages; Fair; in silk hardcover with blind-stamped decoration on front and rear covers and spine, gilt titles on spine, large map (18x21"), 21 monochrome plates including frontispiece, (1 fold-out), a fold-out table of dialects and numerous illustrations in the text. Ex-library, formerly of the Kansas Philomathic Institute, with usual ex-library markings; worn covers, rubbed and bumped with small area of silk loss on spine, very worn spine ends. Hinges broken at front and back, ffep missing.; Pages 231-234 missing, replaced with old photocopies.
1816. first edition; rebound. thick 12mo in 1/2 brown cloth and leatherette with six-band embossed spine; gold letters on burgundy frame; VG; tightly rebound; minimal soiling; paper wobbling with occasional creases; text clean; last part has brief sentences in Greek with Latin translations and interpretations; pp. 510; in good condition; shelved in Case # 3.
Amsterdam: Typis Ioannis Ianssonii, 1642. Editio Nova [New Edition]. 24mo in full vellum boards, Fair / No Dust Jacket, some shelf-wear: bumping to head and tail of spine, vellum a little wrinkled, discolored along spine, and in scatted spots on boards, title-plate missing from spine, small (less than dime-sized) hole in vellum at top corner of spine, vellum a little cracked at joints, front hinge torn free from binding, but back hinge still well intact, edges of text block age-toned, pages somewhat stiff, two previous owners' names written in ink on front free end paper and title page, Latin quote in ink on rear free end paper, occasional underling and marginalia, mostly confined to first hundred pages, 658 pp. TEXT IN LATIN [24mo with vellum spine, no title on spine, but light rectangle where title was, Shelved Locked- Touareg.].
Amsterdam; Paris: Elsevier; Thomaso Jolly, 1678. small 32mo in contemporary vellum boards. Full title: "Il Goffredo, Overo Gierusalemme Liberata, Poema Heroica" Soiling and wear to boards, vellum torn at bottom of spine, hair-follicles visible on vellum, "Tasso" written at top of spine, back hinge starting, where vellum is cracked, previous owner's name in ink on ffep, light foxing throughout, numerous full-page illustrations accompany the text. 271 pp. TEXT IN ITALIAN [Shelved Case 3 with vellum books, A pocket-sized book].
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1959. First Edition. Octavo, 240 pages, VG-/G+; white DJ, black lettering: moderate wear with scattered mild water damage to covers, lettering affected yet clear and legible; mild edgewear with slight chipping to head, tail, and corners; "$3.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, black cloth spine, mint faux-leather paper boards, silver and black lettering to spine: lettering to spine somewhat rubbed yet bright and legible; mild edgewear to boards; mild bumping to head and tail; age-toning to text-block, stippled fore-edge; light age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; SIGNED by Hall to ffep; shelved Case 10.
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.
Edinburgh: Creech, Constable and Co & W. Blackwood, 1808. First Edition. 2 Quartos; VG- to G+; Black leather spine with 5 raised bands and gilt lettering; Both volumes re-bound in 1/2 leather with marbled end papers; Some scuffing to leather and edges of the boards, spines rubbed, Chipping to top edge of volume 1, bumping to the corners; Edges of text block show some scuffing, interior age-toned. Ex Libris ink stamp. Great shape for age. 2 Volume set. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s) Shelved in endcase near stairs on sales floor.
Amsterdam: Apud Johannem Jansonium, 1649. Editio Nova [New Edition]. 32mo in full vellum boards, G+/No Dust Jacket: Some Shelfwear: light bumping to head and tail of spine, vellum along back hinge cracked halfway up hinge, but board is still well attached, vellum somewhat smudged, very lightly scratched, and age-toned on spine, boards a little bowed, thumbprint-sized spot of soiling on back board, frontispiece a little worn with small spot of soiling, writing in ink on front paste-down and previous owner's name in ink on title page, else text clean, light scattered foxing to text, edges of text block stained dark green, binding good.TEXT MOSTLY IN LATIN WITH SOME GREEK [32mo with agetoned vellum spine, Title handwritten].
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972. First Book Club Edition. 8vo., 288 pp., VG/VG-; white DJ, tan and blue lettering to spine; general wear/mild age-toning to covers, "CONROY" in tan lettering to spine faded yet legible; chipping and closed tears to head and tail of spine; chipping with slight material loss to corners, creasing to fore-edges of covers; "Book Club Edition" stated to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, white lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild wear to boards; age-toning/scattered foxing to text-block, beveled fore-edge; shelved Case 13.
Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2003. Advance Review Copy. Large Octavo; pp 800; VG-; dark gray spine with gilt text; no jacket; advance review copy; 2 volumes in 1 bound book; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows lightly soiled exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding;.
New York: Cassell & Company, 1887. 12mo; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in cream cloth with black print, wear to spine caps and corners, smudging, soiling to spine, edgewear; Text block has shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks, pencil annotation, mild foxing; ix, 109 pages.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: G. Ermakoff Casa Editorial, 2009. Second Edition. Quarto, 258 pages, VG-/VG-; DJ, red spine, white and yellow lettering to spine: mild wear to head, tail, and corners; DJ protected by mylar; red gloss paper boards with diamond-pattern design, white and yellow lettering: mild bumping to head, tail, and corners; minimal wear to clean text-block; interior clean, replete with gloss images and photographic plates; text in Portuguese; shelved Photography.
Parisiis [Paris]: Simonem Benard, 1683. Later Edition. Octavo, [1-3], 4-240, [1-2], 3-243, ; VG; bound in early full acid, paneled spine with gilt titling and stamping; some rubbing and wear to binding, including some chipping to head and tail of spine, bumping to corners; text block speckled red; ink stains to pages 216/217; mild scattered age-toning to interior; early ink name on title page; shelved case 4.
Louvain: Publications Universitaires, Institut Orientaliste, 1963. Octavo; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ has slight tear at bottom of spine, edgewear, peripheral tanning; Boards in light grey cloth without print, slight wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight; Includes Arabic texts and English translations; xlvi, 124 pages, frontispiece, “with 10 figures in the text and thirty-three plates”.
Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1987. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print on black banner; Boards in red cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, bump to front lower right corner resulting in bend and tear to cloth, rear lower left corner also seriously bumped resulting in warped rear cover; Text block clean and tight; xlix, 813 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.].
Bloomington: Editions Peeters, Louvain, 1977. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; White/red spine with white text; Covers have slight shelf wear with minor rubbing and sunning on exterior, intact panels; Text block shows slight shelf wear due to handling, otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 440.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 19068. Quarto; VG/G-Hardcover; Sunned grey spine with black text; Heavy shelf wear and age to volume covers; minor discolored spots along surfaces, sunned spine; Binding cocked; Text block clean; latin text; Library of Congress Catalog Number 68-29181 Volume I [A-D] - pp - 1351 Volume II [E-I] - pp - 1404 Volume III [ K- P] - pp -1240 Volume IV [Q - Z] - pp - 1380 Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Living Language/Random House, 2011. First Edition. Octavo; VG/paperback and CDs; black spines with white text; mixed media; boxed set; black slipcase with yellow head and tail panels; mild wear to edges; some light rubbing to exterior; 5 volumes, 5 books and 9 CDs; Books: Character Guide, pp 83 [ISBN 9780307971777]; Essential, pp 250 [ISBN 9780307971654]; Intermediate, pp 362 [ISBN 9780307971661]; Advanced, pp 300 [ISBN 9780307971678]; Portfolio with 9 CDs, Audio: 3 Essential, 3 Intermediate and 3 Advanced; covers show very little wear to exteriors; intact panels; text blocks clean; illustrated; text in Chinese and English; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Philadelphia: John Benjamin Publishing Company, 1995. First Edition. Octavo: G/No-DJ hardcover: Pale gray spine with gilt text: Boards are strong with general shelfwear, sticker residue on front, some staining to spine, soiling on back, binding solid: Textblock exterior has library stamps to head and tail of spine, pages have moderate pencil notations to margins and underlining, text is readable: 311 pp.
Budapest: Kiadja az Akademai, 1998. Large Octavo; pp 1779; VG-/G; dark blue spine with light brown text; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; slight wear to edges; chip to front fore edge; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to spine; light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light soiling to exterior edges; sticker to rear endpaper; interior clean; Hungarian and English text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1969. Fourth edition. Octavo; pp 432; G/G-; blue/black spine with black text; dust jacket has slight toning to exterior, price clipped front flap, mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
London, Edinburgh, New York: The University of Oxford, 1898. Large Octavo; pp 616; G/no-DJ; sun faded green spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, sunned spine; moderate rubbing to edges, mostly to spine edges; text block has slight toning to edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, previous name to ffep; light foxing to pastedowns and endpapers; gilt head edge, deckled fore edge; cracking to gutters; interior clean.
Boston, MA: Hilliard, Gray & Co., 1839. First American Edition. Octavo, 1413 pages; Fair; fully bound in brown leather, paneled spine has gilt lettering, binding has heavy wear, with a large open tear at the top of the spine, has chipping and fraying on the fore edge corners and at the top and bottom of the spine, front and back cover have damage and gnawing marks with heavy rubbing and discoloration throughout; pages have heavy age toning, dog-earing and occasional blotching; original owner's name is written on the title page in ink; shelved Front Case.
London: Oxford University Press, 1961. Reprinted. Thick Medium Quarto; pp 2111; Fair/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; cloth shows noticeable sunning to exterior; some chipping to spine edges; moderate soiling to exterior; text block shows darkening exterior edges, due to age; interior slightly toned; minor cracking to front gutter; shadow toning to verso of half title page and title page; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1941. Reprinted. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; pp 769; black spine with gilt text; full title: The American Language: An Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; cracking to front gutter; interior lightly toned; deckled fore edge; inscribed by author.
Warszawa: Wieda Powszechna, 1978. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; brown spines with gilt text; 4 volumes: vol. A-N, pp 692; vol. P-Z, pp 928; vol. O-Z, pp 715; vol. A-O, pp 800; cloths have slight sunfading, mostly to spines; sturdy boards; text block shows some staining to exterior edges; shaken spines to vols. A-N and O-Z; few white spots to rear of vol. A-N, other slight smudges to exteriors; Polish and English texts; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Jerusalem: Ben-Zvi Institute & Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2009. Quarto hardcover in black cloth boards with black dust jacket. VG+/VG+. Some minor scratches to dust jacket, dust jacket protected by clear plastic sleeve, light bumping to edges of boards, binding tight, numerous illustrations in color and black and white, 402 pp. pages numbered from right to left. TEXT IN HEBREW. [Shelved Front Table, Spine is black with Hebrew text].
London: George Bell & Sons, 1904. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Dark blue spine with gold text; Boards have light staining and light sunning to exteriors, rubbing & fraying at spine edges & at corners; Text block has darkened with age, deckled fore edge, previous owner's stamp on ffep, sticker on ffep, library embossed stamp on title page, sticker on verso of title page of library; pp 229.
n.p. The Commercial Press, 2004. Large Octavo; pp 2176; Good+; black spine with red and white text; no jacket; cloth shows several scratches to exterior; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; small red stamped character to last page; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: The Booksellers, 1788. Twenty-fifth edition. 18mo; Fair/no-DJ; Brown spine without text; Boards have heavy shelf wear with rubbed & peeling exterior and mashed spine edges, but still unbroken; Text block has darkened due to age with fragile but intact pages which have light foxing throughout; Slight cracking at front and rear pastedowns from binding along hinges; Writing on front end paper and also slightly on rear end paper; pp 142.
Washington DC: Department of State, 1961. Two Octavos, VG- condition hardcovers, faded blue cloth spine with gilded text. Boards have some shelfwear, binding strong, spines sunned with some slight spots (see photos); Text has some agetoning to it, otherwise clean and free of markings. 943pp total, basic courses 1-30. Oversized order, additional S/H necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable because size/weight restriction.
Papeete, Tahiti: Thomas R. Stone, 1964. Octavo; pp 203; VG-; blue spine with yellow text; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior, mostly to spine; boards have rubbing and scratches to exterior, corners and spine edges rubbed; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name and address to front end paper, slight foxing to first and last few pages; tight and intact binding;.
Lipsiae: Apvd G. Fleischervm Ivn. 1816. 10mo; pp 816; Poor/no-DJ; beige spine without text; brown marbled boards have slight sun fading to front and rear; partially detached front panel, as is; heavy wear to edges, as is; some rubbing to exterior and edges; text block has red colored exterior edges; ex-libris bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to ffep; ex-library with markings inside; foxing sprinkled throughout text pages; light pencil; Latin text;.
Goma: Librairie Les Volcans, 1975. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, tan and green with green print; In clear plastic protector taped to covers; Cover has spotting/foxing on rear, creasing to spine; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, notes in ink on final page, slight foxing to endpapers, slight curling to corners of initial pages; French-Swahili / Swahili-French dictionary; 681 pages.
Londini: 1783. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Off-white spine with gold text on brown boxes; Latin language; Boards have sturdy planks with rubbing & smudging on exterior and minor edge wear; Text block is genenerally age toned with shadow toning on first few pages and light foxing throughout text, taped head & fore edges of 5th & 6th pages; pp 631.
Bupapest Hungary: A Magyar Bibliophil Tarsasag, 1934. first thus edition. G+ condition hardcover. Quarto (10" tall) in floral-illustrated boards with dark green quarter leather spine, title on spine in gilt. No DJ. Wear to boards; edges rubbed, agetoning to edges and spine, significant abrading to spine. Text in Hungarian. A number of b&w and color print images (14 numbered prints). 133+ pp. Limited Edition #266/400.
Le Caire: L'Institute Francais d'Archeologie Orientale, 1954. Offprint [Extrait des Melanges Islamologiques, T. II]. Quarto; good-/wraps; tan spine with no text; front panel with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 90 pp.; light general toning; wraps and spine, split starts; tail-edge open tears, all other edges, tears; sunned; else very good; ---MAIN TEXT IN ARABIC WITH SOME FRENCH.
Dordecht: D. Reidel Publishing Company, 1983. First Edition. Octavo; G/No Jacket Hardcover; Orange spine withe gilt lettering; Ex-Library; Cover shows some soiling on the front, some stickers on front cover, edges and corners show some wear; Library sticker on front free end paper; Binding is tight; Text block has some instances of underlining/margin writing, but are mostly clean; 342 pp.