New York: Random House, 2005. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white print; DJ has slight edgewear/shelfwear but is clean and bright; Boards in blue paper and black paper with gold print, slight bumps to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by author McCain on the title page; xviii, 311 pages. BL consignment.
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New York: Random House, 2004. Octavo; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, cream with black and gold print; DJ has mild smudges to front and spine; Boards in cream paper and cream cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by author McCain on the half-title page; 209 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w). BL consignment.
New York: 1944. The Limited Editions Club (# 838 of 1,100); signed. Tall folio in gold and green hardcovers with vinyl protector; VG; minimal soiling; ex-libris taken off from back cover; age-toned parchment paper with deckled eges; text in large print; pp. 190; signed by book designer on end page; shelved in Case # 10; please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1928. First American Edition. 12mo., 46 pp., VG-/no DJ; blue cloth boards, beige title labels with black lettering affixed to spine and front board; bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spine and to corners of boards, age-toning/cocking to spine, no shelf lean, boards somewhat shaken, binding intact, foxing to paper labels, lettering legible; age-toning and shelfwear to text-block; mild rubbing to edges of boards; age-toning to endpapers and interior, very slight foxing/wear to front endpapers, mild stain to fore-edge of title page, text legible throughout; pub. 1928, "First Edition" stated to copyright page; INSCRIBED by Maurois to half-title page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Paris: The Pleiad, 1926. Limited Edition. 8vo., xxxvi, VG; spine marbled brown with black paper label and brown lettering; original brown marbled paper over boards; One of 475 numbered copies printed under the supervision of Frederic Warde at the Officina Bodoni in Montagnola, Switzerland, this is number 422; lacking slipcase; GP consignment; shelved case 10.
London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1767. Fifth Edition. 8vo., 342pp.; VG; spine paneled brown leather with a black label and gilt lettering; brown cloth boards; rebound, minimal to no bumping; text block speckled on fore and lower edges; marbled endpapers from previous binding saved and bound in; mild age-toning, else interior clean; this groundbreaking work was the first philosophical work to attempt to classify the Beautiful and the Sublime and would end up with a result of them being mutually exclusive; JG consignment; shelved case 10.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2001. Signed Collector's Edition. Octavo, 418 pages; VG; bound in full black fine genuine leather, paneled spine and front cover have gilt lettering and profuse gilt tooling; binding has minimal shelf wear; pages have gilt along the edges; contains a silk ribbon, silk endpapers; signed on the limitation page by Robert M. Pirsig; certificate of authenticity loose within; JH consignment; contained in original publisher's shrink wrap; shelved Signed Easton Collection.
London: W. Battersby, 1701. Third Edition. Folio, , 633, , 63, , 636-658, ; VG; bound in contemporary speckled leather, hollow rectangle of polished leather with blind tooling in each board; rebacked with 20th century spine, burgundy label with gilt lettering; with 22 illustrated portraits; lacking frontispiece; 'The history of the Chaldaick philosophy' (pts. 14-19) has separate dated title page, with imprint "printed for A. and J. Churchill", and separate pagination.; bookplate of Richard Brinsley Sheridan on front pastedown; ESTC T102824; JW consignment; shelved Above Mythology.
London: Fielding and Walkes, 1778. First edition. Small octavo in brown leather with small letters on spine; condition: Good; boards slanted upwards, with substantial soiling and shelf wear; spine with open tearing at top and bottom, but not detrimental to binding, secured with brown tape; inscription inside both covers; frontispiece portrait of Benj. Franklin; paper heavily discolored and slightly wobbling; some pencil marks on edges; text clean; pp. 163; shelved in Case # 4; MM consignment.
Cambridge: Printed by Roger Daniel, Printer to the University, 1647. First Edition, First Issue. 12mo., 436pp.; G+; spine paneled black leather with gilt lettering; some bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; gutter visible on ffep; pages 435, 436, and the errata page are facsimiles laid loose within; pages 431-434 have some damage to the fore edges and corners; small piece of paper with a description of the volume pasted onto verso of ffep; some notes in ink on verso of title page; some toning to page edges from age; what appears to be a name written on title page in ink; by one of the most famous of the Cambridge Platonists; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: William Washington, 1629. Second Edition. square/small 8vo, 335pp.; VG; brown paneled spine with red label and gilt lettering; rebound, previous boards rebacked, diced with 4 diamonds; faded gilt tooling on edges; marbled endpapers; red specks on text block; binding becoming loose on first two endpapers; significant writing in pen on front and rear endpapers; some writing on text pages, mostly on margins in the form of arrows; misprint on pp. 27 line 2 'pring' for 'bring; top edge trimmed, no text or titles are lost; some waviness to pages; shelfwear and bumping appropriate with age; GP consignment; shelved case 7.
Lutetiæ [Paris]: Apud Bernardum Turrisanum, sub Aldina Bibliotheca, via Iacobæa, 1565. Folios; VG; bound in early full brown leather, paneled spines with gilt tooling and lettering; volume 1 rebacked with previous spine preserved; volume 2 has cracking to hinges, chipping to tail of spine, large chip missing to head of spine; ex-library bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1; Aldine dolphin-and-anchor device on title-pages; Large capital initials, decorated initials; scattered and sparse marginalia; At foot of title-page: Cum priuilegio Regis; several mispaginations; Parts 2-4 have seperate title pages: Tomvs secvndus (tertivs, qvartvs)--Operum M. Tullii Ciceronis; Part 1 dated 1566.; Part 1 contains the rhetorical works, Part 2, the orations, Part 3, the epistles Part 4, the philosophical works. Part 1 includes additions and corrections to parts 2-4.; Latin text, with some Greek words; consignment; shelved case 4.
Francofurti: Andrea Wecheli, 1580-1585. Various Editions. 8vo.; VG-; half bound in blindstamped tooled vellum, contemporary paper boards; spine paneled with faded black lettering on upper two panels; moderate wear to binding, including cracks to spine, peeling to corners, both boards slightly peeling on fore edge; ink writing on front pastedown, small amount on ffep; first title page lacking printers emblem, appears to have been cut out, facsimile attached to the verso of title page, so it shows through the hole; intermittent writing and underlining in first part; fold-out chart in rear of volume; Complete list of titles follows: Animaduersiones Ioan Piscatoris Arg. In Dialecticam P. Rami (second edition, 1582, 215pp., ); Gulielmi Tempelli Philosophi Cantabrigiensis Epistola De Dialectica P. Rami (1582, 82pp., ); Ioannis Piscatoris Exercitationum Logicarum Libri II (1585, 215pp., no publishers information or location on title page, presumed Frankfurt); P. Rami Regii Professoris Dialecticae Libri Duo (1580, 117pp.); Petri Rami Veromanvi, Regii Professoris, Dialecticae lib.duo (1582, 142pp., ); JG consignment; shelved case 4.