Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2009. Limited Edition, #217/425. Folio, 554 pages.; VG; bound in fine cream genuine leather with bright gilt spine title; gilt text block; marbled endpapers; silk ribbon; housed in publishers green clamshell case; with Declaration of Authenticity loose within, containing matching limitation number; printed on Mohawk Ultrafelt warm white paper specially milled by Mohawk fine Papers; bound in Specially-crafted leather imported from Italy; Contains the complete works of Chaucer, including the Canturbury Tales, all 87 woodcuts by renowned Victorian-era artist, Sir Edward Burne-Jones, the borders, decorations, and initials drawn by William Morris himself, the unique typeface created by Morris specifically for this masterpiece, a magnificent Morris-designed cover; in excellent condition; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above case 3.
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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1992. Octavos, 11 volumes; VG; bound in fine genuine brown leather with bright gilt spines, black and red labels with gilt titling, and gilt decorative motif on covers; each volume with matching motif; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; very mild shelfwear; shelved above Easton Press.
In aedibus Story-Scientia: Gandavi [Ghent], 1968. Limited Edition, #418/675. Folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in full vellum covered boards, gilt titling to spine, gilt illustration to front board; some vellum separating from the pastedowns, as expected; mild rubbing and wear to binding; This publication was issued to commemorate the hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the foundation of the State University of Ghent. This edition is limited to six hundred and seventy-five copies, of which seventy-five were numbered I to LXXV, and printed for the University Council, and six hundred, numbered 1 to 600, were to be offered for sale, of which this is #418; shelved front case.
Gandavi: In aedibus Story-Scientia, 1968. Limited Edition, #316/675. Folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in full faux-vellum covered boards, gilt titling to spine, gilt illustration to front board; mild rubbing and wear to binding; ex-Embassy of Belgium Library, with usual markings; This publication was issued to commemorate the hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the foundation of the State University of Ghent. This edition is limited to six hundred and seventy-five copies, of which seventy-five were numbered I to LXXV, and printed for the University Council, and six hundred, numbered 1 to 600, were to be offered for sale, of which this is #316; shelved front case.
London: printed for Henry Rhodes at the Star, 1695. First English Edition. Octavo, , 228, 260 pages,  ads; VG; bound in early gilt morocco, rebacked with a marching paneled gilt spine; headband slightly loose; bookplate to front pastedown; all edges of text block gilt; title page with archival repair to top edge, having been trimmed, open tear to lower fore edge, lower fore corner with a chip missing; pages 97-112 with hand-corrected page numbers; some soiling and wear to pages; pages 115/116 and 117/118 with minor archival repair. Early hand wrote 'Hot' on page 1, above 'Amours,' Use of Hot as "full of sexual desire, lustful" dates to c. 1500, while the sense of "inciting desire" is c. 1800. MW consignment; shelved case 3.
New York: Oxford University Press, Inc., 2010. Large Octavo; VG-; beige pictorial spines with green and blue text; no jackets; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Aachen, Siege of - Dyrrachium, Siege and Battle of (1081), pp 556; vol. 2, East Central Europe: Narrative (500-1000), Menfo, Battle of, pp 592; vol. 3, Mercenaries - Zurich, Siege of, pp 596; cloths have very light wear to exteriors; some wear to corners; strong boards; text blocks clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 788 pages, VG-/VG-; dj, white spine, black lettering: mild overall wear to dj, occasional small closed tears to edges of covers, approximately 1" tear to top corner of back cover, mild rubbing to back cover along hinge, "45.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, orange cloth boards, dull gold lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, small open tear to cloth to top edge of back board; mild age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; INSCRIBED by Kostof to half-title page; shelved Front Table.
Tempe, AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2002. First Edition, Third Printing. Octavo, 507 pages; VG; full binding of blue cloth; spine blue with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear; contains black and white frontispiece; three small marginal notes, pages else clean; shelved case 8 and 1/4.
Paris: Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 1982. Octavo; 2 volumes; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; DJ is clear plastic with gold print, mild edgewear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Text in French; At head of title: "Publiées par l'Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des Textes"; 2 volumes (xcii, 501, 496 pages), each volume with frontispiece.
Paris: G. Crès & Cie. Various Editions. Octavos, Volume I: XXVI, 320 pages, Volume II: XX, 402, 4 foldouts, Volume III: XXVI, 364 pages, 2 foldouts, Volume IV: 481 pages, 3 foldouts; Very Good+ condition; Brown quarter-bound leather spines with raised bands and gilded text, rubbing to spine and particular wear to head of spine on Volume III, rubbing to head edges on all volumes and bumping to rear corners of Volume IV; Foxing to portions of textblock interior, small square sticker on penultimate (blank) page in Volumes I-III, contains plates and no markings or writing; Volumes I-III 1926 Second Editions, Volume IV 1921 First Edition; sold as is.
Newark; London: University of Delaware Press; Associated University Presses, 1995. Octavo; pp 319; VG-/G; white spine with blue and black text; dust jacket shows mild rubbing to exterior; slight wear to edges; cloth has lightly sun faded exterior; sturdy boards; text block has mild shelf wear to exterior edges; light pencil; illustrated;.
London: Spink and Son Ltd., 1999. quarto in cloth with DJ. VG/VG+. Slight edge and shelf wear to DJ. Binding is solid and interior of book is like new. Boards are slightly bowed. Book contains numerous color and black and white photos. 469pp. Shelved front table; DJ spine is pictorial with white text in orange box; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Chapman & Hall, 1843. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo;G+; Tan indented leather spine with gilt text on black card; Boards strong, major chipping and rubbing on corners, edges and spine; Text block age toned, foxing throughout, two closed tears on inner spine near paste down, pages durable, text legible. pp 399. Shelve Front Case or Below Counter.
New York: Hastings House, 1957. First Edition, Third Printing. Octavo, 126 pages; VG/VG-; full binding of red cloth; spine red with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild wear and soiling to dust jacket; price cut; contains numerous black and white illustrations; pages clean; shelved Middle Ages.
Paris: Librairie de Firmin Didot Freres, Fils et Cie, 1873. Small Quarto; pp 571; G-; dark red gilt decorated spine with text; no jacket; cloth exterior lavishly decorated with gilt text and designs; slightly sunned darkened spine; noticeable rubbing to joints; rubbed spine edges; worn fore corners; sturdy boards; text block has all edges gilt; brojen hinges; gilt illustrated endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; illustrated with tissue guards; foxing to several pages; text in French; additional shipping may be necessary due tp size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907. First American Edition. Large octavo, 340 pages, G+; brown cloth boards, faded gold lettering to spine: overall moderate wear, bumping/fraying to head, tail, and corners; slight creasing to head, backstrip age-toned a darker brown, lettering rubbed yet legible; age-toning/wear to text-block; mild age-toning to margins of interior, text and woodcut illustrations by Pyle unaffected; crest with "VIRTUS ET RECTITUDO" [Latin trans., "POWER AND CORRECTNESS"] to front board; xviii, 340 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w). NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Firenze [Florence], Italy: La Nuova Italia Firenze, 1977. First Edition. Folio; 27 pages, 45 plates, [11 pages], [20 pages]; G+/G; gray pictorial DJ, no lettering to spine, black lettering to front cover: heavy wear to DJ, front cover reattached to spine with non-archival tape to interior of DJ, tape to head likely to repair closed tears, wear to hinge of back cover, closed tear to tail, general edgewear; orange cloth boards, brown lettering to spine: moderate edgewear with small tears to cloth; bumping with material loss to tail, slight cocking to boards, light age-toning/mild wear to text-block; mild imperfections scattered throughout interior, text and graphics largely unaffected; interior replete with black-and-white, sepia, and color matte plates; text in Italian; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, above Ephemera section.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. First Edition, Twelfth Printing. Octavo, 677 pages; VG/G+; full binding of black cloth; spine while with brown lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; moderate shelf wear to dust jacket; creases to front flap; small closed tears to tail of dust jacket spine and front; closed tear to top of back flap fold; mild shelf wear to volume; contains black and white photographs; inscribed at half title by Tuchman; pages clean; shelved Middle Ages.
London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., 1900. 12mo; G/no-DJ; Light blue spine with gold text; Boards have sunned spine with minor shelf wear, such as slightly frayed head spine edge, otherwise clean & sturdy panels; Text block is slightly age toned with some light foxing on first few pages, previous owner's name & slight writings on ffep and slight cracking at rear end paper & pastedown; pp 340.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991. First PB Printing. Octavo; VG-/paperbacks; green spines with white text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Humanism in Italy, pp 492; vol. 2, Humanism Beyond Italy, pp 414; vol. 3, Humanism and the Disciplines, pp 692; covers show light wear to exteriors; vol. 1 has slight crease to front cover; vol. 3 has crease to spine; minor rubbing to edges; intact panels; text blocks have light shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
La Haye: Martinus Nijhoff, 1942. Octavo; pp 358; G; dark beige spine with gilt text; no jacket; this volume only; cloth shows slight soiling to exterior; ex-library sticker to spine; strong boards; text block has some toning to exterior edges; mild tone toward interior edges; ex-library markings and stamps inside; text in French;.
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1984. Reprint. 3 Volumes; Octavos; G+ Paperbacks; White and Red spines with Black text; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, some age toning, Volume 3 has bending & creasing to top corner of front cover; Textblocks have some age toning, otherwise clean; 102/109/104 pp.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Octavo; 2 volumes; G; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards have wear to spine caps and corners, light shelfwear, toning to spines; Text blocks have grey tinted top edge, light tanning to endpapers, name in ink on front flyleaf, light age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; CONTENTS: Volume I. A.D. 378-1278 (xv, 526 pages, illustrated (b&w)) — Volume II. 1278-1485 (xi, 459 pages, illustrated (b&w)).
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1923. First Edition. Octavo, 414 pages; G; fully bound in brown cloth, spine has gilt lettering; binding has minor shelf wear, with bumping at the top and bottom of the spine and on the foe edge corners; pages have minor crinkling, chipping, and small amounts of tearing throughout, has occasional pencil markings; has markings from the previous owner on the inner front hinge.
Birmingham: The Legal Classics Library, 1987. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 424; VG; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; originally published 1904; full leather binding; raised bands and gilt decorations to spine; decorative gilt scroll border to front and rear; exterior has minimal wear; strong boards; text block has all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; tight binding; ribbon marker; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1973. First Edition. Octavo, 270 pages; VG/VG-; spine tanned white with black lettering; full binding of blue cloth; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild soiling; price cut; joints cracked; mild red underlining up to page 70; pages else clean; shelved Renaissance.
Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society, 1992. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover has mild bump to top right corner, small blemish in front and on rear, slight bump to top of spine; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the cover; xi, 189 pages, frontispiece.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. First Edition. Octavo; G+; Hardcover; Burgundy spine with gold text; Boards have shelf-wear, fading of the text to the spine, bumping to the corners and tips and extreme smudges to the boards; Book is ex-library with a book plate to the front paste down; Text block is frayed to the edges and have marks otherwise clean; 494p. (Vol.5 Only).
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1922. First Edition. Octavo; pp 419; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; vol. 4: The Theories of the Relation of the Empire and the Papacy from the Tenth Century to the Twelth, this volume only; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; ex-library sticker to spine; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; tight binding; ex-libris plate to front pastedown; ex-library with markings inside; previous owner's name to ffep; errata slip tipped in at ffep; light sticker residue to rear endpaper and pastedown;.
Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1971. Octavo; G; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, stain from removed call number label at bottom of spine, else clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to top edge, pencil erasure on rear pastedown, library stamp and penciled call number on title page verso, else clean and tight; Preliminary study in English, else text in Latin or Spanish with English translation on facing pages;171 pages.
Firenze: Giunti, 1998. Quarto; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with orange print; DJ has light edgewear, vendor label on rear, else clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Text in Italian; 302 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color). [Shelf: Renaissance & Italian Art] [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: The University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992. Octavo; pp 749; VG-; burgundy/black spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to exterior head edge; light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; ex-library markings to title and copyright pages; ex-library stamp and pouch to pastedown; illustrated; interior clean.
London: The Folio Society, 1996. First edition, fifth printing. First edition, fifth printing; All octavo; Overall VG+ Hardcovers; Tan and light blue spines with gold text; Slipcase has very light shelfwear; Boards strong, clean; Binding strong; Textbox has crease on page 383 of Volume III; Text clean; Volume I pp 116, Volume II pp 428, Volume III pp 448. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood & Sons Ltd, 1928. Octavo; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; this volume only; cloth has slight rubbing to exterior; some wear to corners; text block has deckled head edge; interior lightly toned; light pencil; ex-library bookplate to front pastedown; ex-library markings inside; previous owner's name to ffep; slight cracking to front gutter at half title page; chips to fore edges of pp xvi-xvii; sticker residue to rear endpapers;.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1961. Octavo; pp 313; G/Fair; ivory spine with blue and pink text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; some soiling to exterior; some chips to edges; cloth has some brown spotting to exterior; slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edges; interior clean.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/VG-: Pink spine with white text: DJ has extensive rubbing else clean, general shelfwear, age toning to flaps, price clipped on front flap: Boards are strong and clean, light bumping to tail of spine, general edgewear, binding solid: Textblock exterior has age toning else clean, front pastedown has 2 x 1 inch stain, back pastedown has ink notation, rest of text unmarked: 517 pp.
Hants, UK: Gregg Press Limited, 1966. Facsimile Reprint. Large Octavo; unpaginated; G; sunned blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; HB manuscript; originally published in 1894, this reprint from 1966; cloth shows noticeable sunning to exterior; worn joints and corners; strong boards; text block edges show light wear; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London, New York: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1938. Reprinted. 12mo; pp 427; VG-/no-DJ; light blue spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; cloth has slightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine, black text to front; text block has light toning to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; includes maps; interior clean; some uncut pages.