London / Edinburgh: 1794-1833. Octavos, 28 volumes; VG; uniformly bound in full burgundy calf with gilt tooling by J. Clarke, each volume with two black labels with gilt lettering to spine; All volumes have some rubbing and wear to bindings, including wear to front hinges, parts of labels missing; top edges of text blocks gilt; This set contains the following volumes: Some Account of the Life and Publications of the Late Joseph Ritson, Esq. - Robert Triphook, London, 1824 [bound with] Northern Garlands (comprising 4 parts: The Bishopric Garland or Durham Minstrell, The Yorkshire Garland, The Northumberland Garland or Newcastle Nightingale, and The North-Country Chorister - R. Triphook, London, 1809/1810 [bound with] Gammer Gurton's Garland, R. Triphook, London, 1810; Ancient Songs, From the Time of King Henry the Third, to the Revolution - J. Johnson, London, 1790 (First Edition); The Life of King Arthur - Payne and Foss, London, 1825 (First Edition); Robin Hood - T. Egerton, London, 1795, Two Volumes (First Edition); Scotish Song - J. Johnson, London, 1714 [Really 1794], Two Volumes (First Edition); Annals of the Caledonians, Picts, and Scots - W. and D. Laing, Edinburgh, 1828, Two Volumes [Volume 1, rear board detached, tail panel missing] (First Edition); The Caledonian Muse: A Chronological Selection of Scotish Poetry from the Earliest Times - Robert Triphook, London, 1821; Poems, Written Anno MCCCLII. By Laurence Minot, J. H. Burn, London, 1825 (Second Edition); Memoirs of the Celts of Gauls - Payne and Foss, London, 1827 (First Edition); A Select Collection of English Songs, With Their Original Airs - F. C. and J. Rivington, London, 1813, Three Volumes (Second Edition); Ancient Songs and Ballads - Payne and Foss, London, 1829, Two Volumes (Second Edition); Ancient Engleish Metrical Romanceës - G. and W. Nicol, London, 1802, Three Volumes (First Edition); The English Anthology - T. and J. Egerton, London, 1793/1794, Three Volumes (First Edition); Fairy Tales, Now First Collected: To Which are Prefixed Two Dissertations: 1. On Pygmies. 2. On Fairies. - Payne and Foss, London, 1831 (First Edition); Pieces of Ancient Popular Poetry: From Ancient Manuscripts and Old Printed Copies - T. and J. Egerton, London, 1791 (First Edition); Bibliographia Poetica: A Catalogue of Engleish Poets - G. and W. Nicol, London, 1802 (First Edition); The Letters of Joseph Ritson - William Pickering, London, 1833, Two Volumes (First Edition); OF consignment.
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Basileæ: In Officina Heruagiana [Johann Herwagen]; [Johannes Froben], 1538/1518. Octavo, a-x8, y7, A8, B4; VG; bound in 17th century calf, plain paneled spine; some rubbing and wear to binding, minor worming to binding; mild soiling to interior; Lacking y8-z8; The wanting leaves of the 1538 edition substituted after 350 with new pagination of 106-126 with the Galeomyomachia in Greek only from the 1518 Froben edition of Aesopi Phrygis vita et fabellæ, cum latina interpretatione. Early substitution, (i.e. 17th century or earlier) as the textblock is integral and the binding unrestored; Printer's device on title page and on verso of last leaf.; Wide margins; Second title page trimmed at top; small holes in upper and lower gutters of the entire first part from previous binding; Text in Greek and Latin on facing pages for the Aesop, Greek only for the Galeomyomachia Provenance to the recto and verso of the ffep, Fitzwilliam family provenance in several early hands, the largest stating playfully: "William Fitzwilliam not his Book, but John Fitzwilliam his booke"; Scattered marginalia and underlining, including extensive minute annotations in an early faded 16th century hand around the rear printer's mark, other minor annotations throughout, notably in English on Midas on page 315.; Scarce; PD consignment; shelved case 3.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1905. New Edition. Octavo, 265 pages,  pages; VG-; bound in publisher's red cloth, titled in gilt to spine and front board, black and gold illustrations to spine and front board; top edge of text block gilt; spine slightly faded and worn, mild bumping to corners, mild other wear; ex-libris bookplate to rear pastedown; binding fragile, with gutter threatening in multiple places; With large Bryn Mawr Book Fair bookplate to front pastedown, Inscribed by Both Harris and Frost. Harris is dated 16 November, 1905, and Frost is dated Dec. 4, 1905.; JH consignment; shelved case 2.
London: J.M. Dent, 1893. First edition. Octavo, 990 pp. Hardcover without jacket as issued. First edition, rebound as four volumes (originally published as two) in quarter-bound red leather and marbled paper. Head edges gilt; spine red leather with elaborate gilt decoration and five raised bands. Original cream and gilt cloth covers and spines bound in at front and rear of volumes 1, 2, and 4. Bumping and shelf-wear. Sunning and chipping to spines. Age-toning to boards. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down end papers of all volumes. Marbled end papers have mild age toning to margins; faint toning to margins of text and offsetting where ribbon bookmarks had been. Hinges starting. Good copy only. This edition of Le Morte D'Arthur is limited to 1500 ordinary copies and 300 copies on Dutch Hand Made paper. This copy is the former. Includes many original designs by Aubrey Beardsley. Shelve: CASE #3 Spines are dark red with gilt text and decoration.
Boston: George W. Briggs & Co., 1855. First Edition. 8vo., 182pp.; G+; bound in original blind- and gilt-stamped brown cloth, gilt lettering; cover of tail of spine coming loose, head of spine missing, chips to rest of spine; rubbing, bumping, and fraying to corners, board edges; some water damage, cloth on boards has some waviness and air-pockets, lower edge of ffep through title page, page 174-end; water damage to the corners and lower edges of plates; pencil writing to endpapers; colored frontis and five b/w plates; Alcott's first book, a collection of fables about nature she wrote at age 16 for her friend and neighbor Ellen Emerson, the daughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson. It was published in an edition of 1600 copies.; KS consignment; shelved case 7.
London: Printed for Walker & Edwards, Rivington, Cadell & Davies, Longman, Hurst etc. 1817. 12mo., xi, 485 pages, ,  ads; VG; newly rebound in full brown leather, paneled spine with black label, gilt titling; previous marbled free endpapers preserved; interior clean; Engraved frontispiece and additional title page, publisher's catalogue in rear; shelved case 7.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1996. Collector's edition. Set of octavos in black leather fully ornate with red and gold gilt; embossed spine; silk brown end pages and bookmark; gilt edges; VG; contains the Story of Sir Launcelot; the Story of King Arthur and His Knights; the Story of the Grail and the Passing of Arthur; shelved above easton press; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: C. Cowie, [between ca. 1830 and 1833?]. 16mo., 250 pages; VG; bound in three quarter black calf, marbled boards, spine gilt tooled, green label with gilt 'The Talisman' title; mild shelfwear and rubbing; lacking main title page, but each story with with separate title page, headed: 'Magic tales,' pagination and register continuous; 147/148 missing lower 2 cm; 'Embellished with eight coloured engravings,' all folding, of which this copy only has seven, 'The Magic Car! or, Three Days Trial' is missing the folding hand-colored plate' extremely scarce; shelved case 7.
London: James Fraser, 1841. First Edition. Small octavo, 303 pages; VG; bound in brown leather with six-band embossed spine and gold gilt; rebacked with spine preserved; boards with double gilt rule, board edges with single gilt roll; marbled end pages; strong binding; first few pages with slight browning around spine; text and paper clean; includes lectures on Islam, the Reformation, Cromwell; GP consignment; shelved in Case 3.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. First Edition, First State. Octavo, 231 pages,  ads; Poor; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt and black tooling to front board; moderate wear and chipping to head and tail of spine, fading to spine; gutter partially visible on endpaper gutters; gutter fully open on pages 24/25, 48/49, 72/73, 96/97, 120/121; some gatherings loose or attached by a sole piece of string; frontispiece and all 7 plates present; Page 9, last line '...presumptive...', page : 'New Books. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine...'; BAL 7100; consignment; shelved case 2.
J. M. Dent & Co., 1907 . Second Edition (Edition de Luxe). tall thick 8vo., 549 pp., VG-; leather-bound, red boards, gilt lettering and motif to five-paneled spine; cocking to spine, no shelf lean; light scratching to boards, black scuff marks towards top edge of front board and hinge; rubbing with superficial material loss to bottom edge of boards; slight cocking to boards, boards shaken, binding intact; red top, age-toning/mild wear to text-block; starting hinge to verso of p. 549 and recto of bfep, closed tear towards top of bfep (stuck to back paste-down); mild age-toning and occasional foxing/creasing to interior (text legible), waving to endpapers; tipped-in full-color frontispiece and plates excellent and protected by tissue guards, plates affixed to a dark green thicker paper; pub. 1907 by J. M. Dent & Co. stated to title page; differences between First Dent & Co. Edition (pub. 1898) and this edition stated to Prefatory Note (p. v) by Rackham; "It has been the desire of the Publishers to here present the 'Ingoldsby Legends' in something like an 'Edition Definitive de Luxe" stated to Publishers' Note (p. "a3," technically p. vii); orange silk ribbon; LP consignment; shelved Case 12, Dupont. Heavy item: Please contact us for international/expedited shipping costs.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1996. Collector's edition. Octavos; 328/312/258/340 pages; G+;black leather fully ornate with red and gold gilt; embossed spine; silk brown end pages and bookmark; gilt edges; rubbing to gilt detailing, whit stains on covers and spines of all 4 volumes, spotting along textblock edges; contains the Story of Sir Launcelot; the Story of King Arthur and His Knights; the Story of the Grail and the Passing of Arthur; shelved above easton press; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: printed by C. Whittingham. For J. Johnson. W. Ginger and Son. R. Baldwin. F. and C. Rivington. G. and J. Robinson. [and 13 others in London, [1800?]. Octavo, , xii, , 267,  pages; VG-; bound in contemporary full calf, later rebacking with new spine, gilt titling; moderate shelfwear and rubbing to binding; The title-page is engraved; with 110 fables and one woodcut per fable; page 129/130 with large tear, non-archival repair, page 131/132 with large tear; early ink ownership to title page top edge; shelved case 7.
New York: Brentano's. Early Edition. 4to., 319pp.; VG-; rebound in bright orange cloth, black lettering on spine; part of original front board preserved and attached to front board, includes the entirety of the title, center illustration, and artist's name; interior has some age-toning and foxing; mild rubbing, staining to rear cover; LP consignment; shelved case 12, Dupont.
London; Edinburgh: William Miller; The Letter Press by James Ballantyne, 1805. Quarto, iii, 197 pages; VG; bound in period blind and gilt calf, newly rebacked with brown leather, paneled spine with a black label and gilt lettering; marbled text block and endpapers; mild rubbing and wear to boards; bookplate of the Countess of Beauchamp on the ffep; ownership stamp on sfep; with 4 engraved plates and an engraved headpiece vignette; wide margins; shelved case 7.
London: John C. Nimmo, 1887. Octavos., 2 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in brown leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering; marbled boards and endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; some mild wear and rubbing to boards, some mild bumping to corners; boards wrapped in mylar; with eighty wood engravings by Bewick printed on china paper, also nine engravings from original paintings by A. H. Tourrier and E. Buckman; interiors clean; JS consignment; shelved above case 1.
Munich: Georg W. Dietrich, 1913. Quarto in dark pink cloth hardcovers with vinyl cover; gold and black gilt on covers; moderate soiling; strong binding; title page slightly soiled and repaired with scotch tape; illustrations on white glossy paper; text in Gothic letters; in German; pp. 95; shelved in Case # 7; DC consignment; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: The Burton Club, n.d. . Special edition. Octavos in black hardcovers with silver gilt; VG; good binding and minimal soiling; frontispiece color illustration in each volume; deckle edges; text clean; about 250 pages each; shelved above oversized art books; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: J. and R. Tonson and J. Watts, 1746. Sixth edition. Octavo, 194pp. Hardcover in VG- condition. Rebacked with new spine and end-papers. Bumping and shelf-wear. Moderate rubbing and abrasions to original boards. Mild foxing throughout text. Slight offsetting of engravings on facing pages. Binding is sturdy. TJ CONSIGNMENT. Shelved case 7 Spine is tan leather with gilt text and green accent on raised bands.
London: Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press, ca. 1925. 4vo., 160pp.; VG; bound in publishers yellow cloth, mounted color front and rear; housed in yellow glazed decorated slipcase, bumped to corners; 15 mounted color plates; bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; decorated endpapers; interior clean; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
New York: Longmans, Greens, and Co., 1900. First Edition. Octavo, 387 pages; VG-; bound in full grey cloth, spine has gilt tooling and gilt lettering, front cover has gilt tooling; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, spine has cocking, has bumping and minor fraying on the fore edge corners; pages have gilt text block edges; have moderate detachment on the front hinge, have occasional age toning and blotching; shelved case 14.
London: Country Life, 1935. First edition. Large quarto in ivory cloth hardcovers with navy blue letters; VG; moderate soiling on boards and slight discoloration around edges and spine; end pages slightly foxed; clean text in large print; contains 8 color plates; pp. 83; a good copy; shelved in Case # 14; DC consignment.
London: George Allen, 1895. Large Octavo; pp 527; G; dark green spine with gilt text; raised bands to spine; no jacket; rebound; volume 2 only; leather binding to pink wrappers; samples of black and brown labels for leather spine at rear; panels show some wear to front and rear edges; decorative gilt border to panels; text block has top edge gilt; deckled edges, otherwise; exterior fore and tail edges age toned; green silk endpapers; gilt scroll design to pastedown edges; interior page edges mildly toned; Illustrated;.
Worcester, England: Privately Printed for the Author, 1968. Special Limited Edition (#39/240). Tall quarto in hand-bound morocco with deep blue spine in moire case; VG/VG; slight shelf wear on case; hand-sewn book has deckle edges; moire end pages; hand-made paper; two water colors of Neptune designed in author's studio; contains lead pencil studies and drawings of more than 32 inspirations for figureheads; shelved case 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris: Aubert et Cie. Quartos, unpaginated; Good condition; Worn light brown quarter-bound leather spine with black and gold indented bands and gilded text, significant wear to spine head, foot and hinges, significant rubbing to green cloth board edges, heavy bumping to corners, slight wear to boards, scratching to textblock edges; foxing and age-toning to pages, heavy in some portions and light in others, previous owner name written neatly on title page of both volumes, all plates by Honoré Daumier present (Volume I: 50 plates, Volume II: 51 plates); Volume I  Volume II .
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982 . First Edition, Sixth Printing. Octavo, 876 pages; VG/G+; spine blue pictorial with black titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$16.95,' some small closed tears to extremities, some shelfwear and rubbing; signed flat on the title page by Bradley; shelved case 8.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1929. First Edition. Octavo, 672 pages; G+/G; spine a drab gray green, black lettering; moderate rubbing and staining to dust jacket; mild staining to text bloc; dust jacket in a protective mylar covering, price uncut '$10.00'; pages age-toned; name on front pastedown; text in English and Latin; with 16 plates of manuscripts; dust jacket printed on the reverse of a copy of Herodotus, presumably to save paper; scarce with dust jacket; shelved case 9.
London: Wenman and Hodgson, 1793. Reprint. 12mo., 2 volumes; VG; bound in period calf, gilt to spine, burgundy and black labels with gilt titling; tape repair to gutters; interiors with mild foxing; 6 parts bound in 2 volumes, three parts each, each part with a separate title page and frontispiece; shelved case 7.
Columbia, MO and London, UK: University of Missouri Press, 1981. Large Octavo; VG-/G; pp 246; beige spine with green and blue text; dust jacket shows slight age darkening to spine; some mild soiling to front and rear; few chips to front, as is; minor edge wear; mylar wrap; cloth shows light wear; clean, strong boards; text block exterior edges have light wear; interior clean; frontispiece; tight binding; illustrated.
London: John Murray, 1882. First Edition, Seventy-Eighth Thousand. Octavo, 148 pages; VG; bound in full polished green calf by Sotheran & Co., with their mark, paneled spine with gilt tooling, morocco label with gilt titling; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; very mild wear; bookplate to front pastedown; with over 100 illustrations; shelved case 7.
London: Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1810. Fourth edition. 10mo in dark brown leather; six-band spine with gold gilt; VG; moderate shelf wear and soiling; previous owner's initials on ffep; frontispiece engraving and vignettes throughout; age-toned paper; text in tight print; pp. 247; shelved in Case # 3; GP consignment.
New York: Dodd, Mead, & Company, 1917. First Edition. Octavo, 250 pages; VG-; full binding of red cloth; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; small closed tear at crown of spine; bumping to corners; slight shredding to corners; illustrated end papers; foxing throughout; contains black and while illustrations, and tipped-in full color plates; pages else clean; shelved Case 14.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1982. Limited Edition, #26/450. 8vo., 85pp.; VG; bound in brown cloth, brown label on spine with gilt lettering; housed in a VG tan slipcase; SIGNED by both Singer and Shulevitz on limitation page, of 450 copies printed, this is number 26; in excellent condition; shelved case 8.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1996. Collector's Edition. Octavo, 363 pages; VG-; full binding of genuine red leather; spine with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear; mild scuffing and rubbing to front board and spine; all edges gilt; silk moire end papers; satin ribbon bookmark; full color illustrated plates, black and white illustrations; pages clean; shelved Easton Press.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1983. Limited Edition, 518 copies. small 4to., 58pp.; VG; spine off-white; dust jacket off-white, protected with a mylar covering; very mild shelfwear; interior clean; with an original leaf from the first edition (1818) of The Fables of Aesop and a new impression from one of Bewick's original wood engravings, both present, this copy has page 51/52, The Fox and the Vizor Mask; JS consignment; shelved case 7.
Porvoo: WSOY, 1984. Quarto; VG-/G; pp 591; blue, yellow, green pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; some chipping to edges; cloth has lightly sunned head and tail edges; strong boards; text block edges have slight tone; illustrated endpapers; inked writing to verso of ffep; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; arts - Collections; text in Finnish; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
UK: Stephen Austin, 1854. Assumed First English Language. Quarto in green cloth, VG, title in white on spine. Shelf wear, soiling to boards. Gutter cracked. Age toning to text block, text clean. Some foxing, especially to endpapers. Former owner's name inked on title page. 850 pages. Shelved in India section.
London: MacMillan and Co., Limited, 1919. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, three volumes; VG-; full bindings of forest green cloth; spines with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; some scuffing to covers; small closed tears at heads and tails of spines; bindings shaken; uncut pages throughout; pages clean; shelved above Middle East A-F.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973. First Editions. 12mos., 2 vols., VG/VG; DJs, tan title blocks with off-white borders, white and black lettering: mild wear to DJs, light age-toning to spine of Vol. 2; "Two volumes, boxed / $12.95" to front flap of Vol. 1, front flap of Vol. 2 price clipped; brown cloth boards, gold lettering: mild wear to boards, fading to spine of Vol. 1 more so than Vol. 2; interior pristine, inscribed by previous owner to recto of frontispiece, Vol. 1; set housed in orange slipcase (moderate wear); frontispieces; shelved above Case 14.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1976. First Edition. 4to. picture book, unpaginated, VG/VG; matte DJ, spine red with yellow and black lettering; mild wear to covers, closed tears/creasing to edges; "$8.95" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; shelf lean, boards somewhat shaken, binding intact; interior clean with striking full-color illustrations by McDermott; First Edition stated to copyright page; shelved Case 14.
New York: Philomel Books, 1991. First Impression. Large Thin Octavo; pp 69; VG-/VG-; ivory white pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear to exterior; minor edge wear; mylar wrap; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean; inscribed by Eric Carle.
London: Longmans, Green, And Co., 1897. Octavo; 2 volumes; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown leather with gold print, raised bands; Boards half bound with brown leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, worn, exposed corners, hinges, and spine caps, narrow tear to top edge of vol. 1, paper worn off some edges; Text blocks have gilt edges, cracked hinges, bookplate on front pastedown of vol. 1, top corners clipped on pages 599-612 (vol. 2), mild age-toning to paper; 2 volumes (xxxvi, 864 pages).
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.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1883. Octavo; pp 502 + 470; G-; red spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths show some soiling to exteriors; moderate wear to edges; rubbed spine and other edges; minor frays to corners; blind stamped borders to panels' exteriors; text blocks have modest age toning to exterior edges; light tone to interiors; vol. 1 has broken hinges; vol. 2 has mild crack to front gutter; interior pages show light toning; good binding to text blocks; 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. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
London: Tony Othen, 1976. Limited [19/300]. Quarto; vg condition hardcover; no text on cloth spine; brown and gray mixed weave with black title on front board; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 22 pp.; tipped double folded drawings; text figures, plates, and color photo of author; else very good. Limited Edition [19/300] NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf above Ephemera section.
London: C. Dilly, 1893. Octavo; pp 449; Good; light brown spine with gilt text to red bar; gilt rules and decorations to spine; no jacket; full leather binding; spine has darkened slightly; front and rear boards show modest darkening toward edges; rubbed edges; sturdy boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; mild toning to endpaper edges; few numbers in ink to ffep and title page; slight cracking to front hinge; interior clean; illustrated.