London: printed by A. Clark, for Tho. Williams at the Golden Ball in Hosier-Lane, 1674. Small Octavo, , 351 pages; G; rebound in new 1/4 black leather, gray cloth boards, paneled spine with burgundy label and gilt lettering; previous endpapers preserved; LACKING FIRST TITLE PAGE, on one of the endpapers someone has drawn/written a copy of the title page in ink, including every word of the original; 'Of the Nature of Things,' a translation of part of 'Metamorphosis', and 'A Chymical Dictionary', based on 'Dictionarium Theophrasti Paracelsi' by Gerhard Dorn, each have separate dated title page; pagination is continuous; handwritten table of contents at the end of the Epistle, handwritten notes on blank page 301, some light and sparse marginalia in both pen and ink; some minor trimming to upper edges of some pages; scarce; shelved case 3.
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New York: George H. Doran, 1926. First American Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG/VG-; spines beige with black lettering; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings, prices cut; chipping to heads and tails of spines, eight water-drop stains to front cover of volume 1; age-toning to spines, page edges; shelved case 13.
Boston: T. R. Martin, 1847. Adams was the sixth president of the United States. After serving a single term as president, he was elected to the House of Representatives for nine consecutive terms. While serving in the House, Adams ran an unsuccessful campaign for Governor of Massachusetts in 1833 as a candidate of the Anti-Masonic Party (formed in 1828). Letters on the Masonic Institution was published shortly before Adams’ death in 1848 at the age of 80. Excerpt: “It is now twenty years since there sprung up in the United States an earnest and at times a vehement discussion, of the nature and effect of the bond entered into by those citizens who join the society of Free and Accepted Masons. The excitement which arose in consequence of the disclosures then made, had the effect, at least for a time, if not permanently, to check the further spread of that association. The legislative power of some of the States was invoked, and at last actually interposed, to prevent the administration of extra-judicial oaths, including of course all such as were constantly taken in the Masonic Order. This was the furthest point which the opposition ever reached.” Bound in embossed black cloth, black spine with gilt lettering. Image at left is of the title page. 284 pages. 8vo., 284pp.; VG-; bound in embossed black cloth, black spine with gilt lettering; bumping to corners; what appears to be bookworm marks on the hinges and spine, does not impact text; top edge of head and lower edge of tail missing; mild scattered foxing; inscription dated 1853 on ffep; shelved case 1.
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.
Wuppertal: Verlag Dieter Ruggeberg, 1978. 12mo; pp 394; G-/Fair; blue spine with black text; dust jacket has scratching tear defect to spine; mild rubbing to edges; slight wear to exterior; cloth has moisture stain to spine; moisture staining to panels toward joints; intact boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; German text;.
London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1864. Second Edition. Octavo, 60 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 dark blue leather, marbled boards; rebacked with new dark blue leather spine, gilt lettering; mild foxing to endpapers; rubbing to boards; Illustrated by Cruikshank with many in-text woodcut engravings; SR consignment; shelved case 10.
Bombay: Theosophy Company (India) Ltd, 1930-1931. Octavo; G/no DJ; Looseleaf binding w/out DJ; Spine, black with no print; Looseleaf boards black with no print, rounded outside corners; Pamphlets each have yellow or blue covers, three-hole punched, some have light soiling, pencil markings; Texts have light amount of pencil annotation; "United Lodge of Theosophists"; Variously paged.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1964. First Edition. Octavo; pp 466; G/G; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; some rubbing to fore edges; slight age toning to rear; minor chips to spine edges; mylar wraps; green cloth with gilt text to spine; cloth has some slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; light offset toning to endpapers; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated.
San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins, 1995. First English Language Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 245 pages, VG/VG; purple and orange pictorial DJ, yellow and white lettering: mild wear to DJ, "USA $20.00 / CAN $28.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, purple cloth spine, orange matte paper boards, metallic red lettering to spine: very light bumping to head, tail, and corners; text-block and interior clean; INSCRIBED by Coelho to half-title page; Coelho's third-person narrative, semi-autobiographical novel on Coelho and his wife's pilgrimage through the Mojave Desert and their encounter with the Valkyries, "a band of bold, leather-clad women who travel the desert on motorcycles, spreading the word of angels"; shelved Case 6.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1924. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight edge tear to front edge, slight shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, slight pencil notation to rear pastedown, else clean and tight; 250 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Washington: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 2009. Quarto; G-; Paperback; Spine, blue with tan print; Cover is illustrated, has mild edgewear, creasing to spine; Text block has pencil notation throughout, pen notation on inside of rear flyleaf; “Published by the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery on the occasion of the exhibition … October 24, 2009 - January 24, 2010”; 346 pages, illustrated (color).
Washington DC: The Masonic Service Association of the United States, 1924. Small Octavo, 3 Volumes; G+ Hardcover; Faded Blue spine; Boards strong, bumping to corners, stains along spine, joints of both covers, some edgewear, moderate shelfwear, fraying to spine edges, Volume 1 otherwise clean, Volume 2 has faint blue stains on front cover, small mark towards tail edge of front cover, pink stain along spine towards tail edge, Volume 3 has pink stain along spine towards tail edge, pink mark along rear joint, brown mark along rear joint; Textblocks have book plate on front pastedown, moderate age toning, some foxing, Volume 1 has acid transfer on page 1, faint writing in pencil on pages 25, 32, 33, 36, 37, 40, 44, 56, rear pastedown, small faint blue marks on fore edge, tail edge, Volume 2 has black spot on half title page, faint staining on rear endpaper, pastedown, Volume 3 has separation along hinge of table of contents, bent corner of page 5, acid transfer on pages 6 and 7, staining along hinge of rear endpaper and pastedown; Volume 1 102 pp., Volume 2 40 pp., Volume 3 74 pp. Special Edition printed for The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts; Inscribed by Worshipful Master, Senior Warden, Junior Warden, Secretary of Lodge.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; Brown spine with landscape illustration and white text. DJ has Brodart cover jacket, general shelfwear, age toned, minimal edge wear; Boards has age toning to spine and edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has age toning to fore edge and pages, otherwise clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 287.
New York: The Dacrow Corporation, 1922. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/No jacket hardcover; Green spine with black lettering; Boards are bumped and bent at the corners, some rubbing to the spine and at the edges; Binding is sturdy; Text block is age-toned but clean; NOTE: Book has been signed by the author and includes several review sheets; 226 pages. shelved front bookcase.
Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group, 2001. Fifth Edition. Quarto: G/no-DJ hardcover: Black spine with white text: 2 Volume Set: Boards have general shelfwear, taped notice across front and at tails of spine, rubbing, minor chipping to corners and heads and tails of spine, marker transference on back pastedowns, binding solid: Textblock exterior has marker on all three sides crossing out library stamps, back free pages have stamps and marker covering library information, volume 1 has several stamps on back free pages, text is clean and unmarked: Fifth Edition: Ex Library: 1939 pp.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1923. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in tan cloth with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, bumps to lower corners, smudging, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, small tears at bottom of front flyleaf, top edge of rear flyleaf torn away, mild amount of spotting within; vii, 190 pages, frontispiece (port.).
n.p. IMP AB and Summertime Publishing Ltd., 2003. Large Octavo; VG/no-DJ; white, orange and pink pictorial spine with blue, green and purple text; hard cover 3- ring binder has slight wear to exterior; strong panels; slight rubbing wear to exteriors; text block consists of several chapters of disbound pages in binder; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Washington: R.O. Polkinhorn, Printer, 1879. 32mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown canvas tape; Boards separated from textblock and held in place by canvas tape, boards in marbled paper, worn edges, shelfwear, buckling from moisture; Text block has stain to fore edge, puckering due to moisture damage, clean text; 104 pages.
London: Rudolf Steiner Publishing Co. 12mo; G-; Paperback; In clear plastic sleeve; Spine, stapled; Cover is tan with black print, significant foxing, “wite-out” painted over two spots on front, mild wear to all corners; Textblock has spotting to all edges and some pages, “wite-out” painted over spots inside front cover and title page; 32 pages. Shelved Netdesk office, on bookshelf above Ephemera section.
Baltimore: I. & M. Ottenheimer Publishers, 1958. Revised edition. 12 mo. VG/Fair DJ. Black and yellow spine with yellow and black text/title; dustjacket has some rubbing, several creases, and multiple torn areas (none any larger than 1 inch); dj is also age-toned; boards are strong and mostly clean; some moisture exposure staining on front pastedown, front free end page, back free end page, and back pastedown; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned with a few creases on a couple of pages but otherwise clean. Pp. 93.
Stanwood: Sabian Publishing Society, 1969. Octavo. VG/Fair DJ. Yellow and orange spine with blue text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean aside from scuff marks and moderate edgewear (one larger tear by the spine that spans about 1.5 inches vertically); boards are strong and clean; small blue bookplate on the front pastedown; pencil writing on the front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 197.
8vo., paged 5-20; G; lacks cover, outer pages browning, slight pink stain and last page, corners lightly bumped, penciled name on upper edge of first page, some creasing on first page; clean interior; book review, "The Mind Readers, by S.G. Soal and H.T. Bowden"; "Reprinted from International Journal of Parapsychology, Vol. II, No. 1, Winter, 1960"
Cassadaga: Distributed by National Spiritualist Association of Churches, 1962. Octavo; Reprint, preface signed 1895; G; Paperback; Spine, pink with black print; Cover is pink with black print, spotting, edgewear; Text block has vendor label partially torn away on title page, else clean and tight; “Vol. 1 and 2”— cover; 385 pages.
Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1985. 12mo; pp 163; G/G-; black spine with dark pink and ivory text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block has slight wear exterior edges; bright pink endpapers.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with silver print; Boards in black cloth with silver print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, soiling to edges, shelfwear, fading to spine; Text block has shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks, name in ink on front flyleaf, vendor label on front flyleaf, clean text; x, 336 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
Brooklyn: D. Robbins and Co Inc, 1999. Revised edition, eleventh printing. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Orange and white spine with white text/title; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear; boards are mostly strong and clean; some brown residue left on the front pastedown and front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp.416.
Washington, D.C. Avalon Press, 1970. Octavo; pp 310; G-/paperback; sunned yellow spine without text; full title: Radiant Living: Spiritual Keys to Vital, Happy and Successful Living; covers have slight toning toward edges; text block shows light wear exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author.
New York: Vantage Press, Inc., 1969. 10mo; pp 242; G/G; dark beige spine with black text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; some rubbing to edges and corners; cloth shows minor bumping to corners; slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author.
Scranton: Personal Arts Co., 1927. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, wear to fore-edges and spine; Text block has vendor stamp on endpapers, pencil notation on rear pastedown, first two pages of “records” section, and on inserted chart, shaken binding, smudging to fore-edge of pages, intermittent spine breaks; xxxiv, 32 pages, folded chart inserted.
Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia, 1974. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 396; G/Fair; ivory spine with red and black text; dust jacket has noticeable soiling to exterior; few chips to edges; some foxing inside dj; cloth shows light sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; stamped date to ffep; interior clean.
New Delhi, Bangalore: UBS Publishers' Distributors Ltd., 2000. First edition. Small Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Blue spine with white text; Covers have sunned exteriors, most notably on edges, with minimal wear along edges and sturdy; Text block has overall slight ivory toning, otherwise clean; pp 224.