London: T. and W. Boone, 1832. Octavo; Fair-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on red banner, raised bands; Boards half bound with green leather to spine and corners and marble paper to boards, toning to spine, wear to spine caps and corners, tear to front hinge almost its entire length, mild scuffing to leather, rubbing/shelfwear to paper; Text block has foxing to endpapers, cracked hinges front and rear, occasional foxing within; Lacks author statement, variously attributed to John Thomas (1810 or 11-1883) or Richard MacDonald Caunter (1798-1879); 316 pages.
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London: Office of the National Illustrated Library. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Ex-library; Spine, tan with gold print; Boards in green cloth with embossed design, peripheral toning and toning to spine, wear to corners and spine caps, small blemishes on front; Text block has gilt top edge, penciled library name on front flyleaf, cracked rear hinge, else clean and tight; vii, 312 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Burt Franklin. Reprint of 1890 edition. Octavo; VG/ Hardcover; Brown spines with gold text; the 2 volumes are in uniform condition; Boards are slightly shelf worn but have solid binding; Text blocks are mostly clean, save for a few minor markings along the exterior edges, interiors are otherwise clean; 351p.(Vol.1); 685p.(Vol.2) Oversized listing. Please contact seller for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions.
n.p. n. publ. 1845. Octavo; fair; 1/2 bound black leather spine with gilt text; bound periodicals in one book; scratched marbled boards; some rubbing wear to edges; straight boards; no jacket; textblock exterior edges have age toned modestly; marbled endpapers; three plates at front; previous owner's name to first plate; three closed chips to second plate; interior pages have some foxing; slight cracking to gutter to pp 478-479; illustrated; few plates with tissue guard; pp 480.
Leipzig: Bernard Tauchnitz, 1868-1880. 18mo; 5 volumes; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spines, brown with gold print; Boards quarter bound with brown leather to spines and corners, marbled paper to boards, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear to paper, light scuffing to leather; Textblocks have red-speckled edges, owner label on front pastedown, stains from leather edges on endpapers; CONTENTS [note: series "No." taken from Complete catalogue of the Tauchnitz Edition of British and American authors, Leipzig, 1905): Friends in Council : a series of readings and discourse thereon : in two volumes. Vol. I [No. 1303] / Sir Arthur Helps. (1873; cracked front hinge, foxing throughout; 263 pages) — A Cruise Upon Wheels : the chronicle of some autumn wanderings among the deserted post-roads of France : in two volumes. Vol. II [No. 1447] / Charles Allston Collins. (1874; surface tear to paper on rear; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; 288 pages) — Two French Marriages : in two volumes. Vol. I (Collection of British Authors, vol. 991) [No. 991] / Mrs. C. Jenkin. (1868; penciled name on front flyleaf, foxing throughout; 299 pages) — A Poetry-Book of Songs and Sonnets, Odes and Idylls. Second Series, From the End of the Eighteenth Century to the Present Time [No. 1751] / Amelia B. Edwards [editor] (1878; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; “A Poetry Book II”— spine; x, 334 pages) — Mrs. Denys of Cote : in two volumes. Vol. II [No. 1904] / Holme Lee (1880; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; 296 pages).
New York: Sheldon and Company, 1872. First Thus. Octavo, 864 pages; VG-; three-quarter calf binding, boards in blue and brown marbled paper; spine with black label with gilt lettering; some shelf wear and soiling; all leather scuffed, with leather rust; corners bumped; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; decorative brown speckling to all edges of textblock; pages clean; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase wrapping around the 15's bookcases.
New York: The German Publication Society, 1913-1914. Patrons' edition. Octavo; 20 volumes; Patrons' edition; G; Ex-library; Hardcover; Octavo; 20 volumes; G; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards half bound with brown leather to spine and corners and pink cloth to boards, mild wear to spine caps, hinges and corners, else clean and tight; Text blocks have gilt top edge, library stamp on front flyleaf and title page, name in ink on front pastedown, uncut pages, may have library date stamps on rear flyleaf, clean and tight unless otherwise noted below; Frontispiece (color) in each volume and illustrated (b&w and sepia plates); CONTENTS: Vol. I. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (cracked front hinge; 497 pages) — Vol. II. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (505 pages) — Vol. III. Friedrich von Schiller (frayed top fore corners; 517 pages) — Vol. IV. Jean Paul … et al. (long tear to rear hinge; 498 pages) — Vol. V. Friedrich Schleiermacher … et al. (502 pages) — Vol. VI. Heinrich Heine, Franz Grillparzer, Ludwig van Beethoven (488 pages) — Vol. VII. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel … et al. (528 pages) — Vol. VIII. Berthold Auerbach … et al. (477 pages) — Vol. IX. Friedrich Hebbel, Otto Ludwig (528 pages) — Vol. X. Prince Otto von Bismarck, Count Helmuth von Moltke, Ferdinand Lassalle (tear at top of front hinge; 520 pages) — Vol. XI. Friedrich Spielhagen, Theodor Storm, Wilhelm Raabe (540 pages) — Vol. XII. Gustav Freytag, Theodor Fontane (503 pages) — Vol. XIII. Paul Heyse, Joseph Victor von Scheffel, Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Heinrich Seidel (490 pages) — Vol. XIV. Gottfried Keller, Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, Joseph Victor Widmann, Carl Spitteler (515 pages) — Vol. XV. Arthur Schopenhauer, Richard Wagner, Friedrich Nietzsche, Emperor William II (524 pages) — Vol. XVI. Adolf Wilbrandt, Ludwig Anzengruber, Peter Rosegger, Karl Schönherr (479 pages) — Vol. XVII. Ernst von Wildenbruch … et al. (scuffing to spine; 527 pages) — Vol. XVIII. Gerhart Hauptmann … et al. (485 pages) — Vol. XIX. Helene Böhlau … et al. (tearing to rear hinge; 492 pages) — Vol. XX. Jakob Wassermann … et al. (498 pages). SHELVED IN AISLE 10 [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].
Boston: Carter, Hendee and Co., 1833. First edition. Small, thin octavo in dark green hardcovers; VG; boards show some soiling and moderate shelf wear; end pages heavily foxed and discolored; inscriptions on front end page; paper slightly faded with occasional stained of foxed pages; pp. 96; shelved in Case 0.
Wein: Verlag von Sigmund Bensinger, n. d. Octavo; pp 378; VG-/no-DJ; dark rust spine with gilt text; cloth has elaborate gilt and black tooled scrollwork and borders to spine and front; gilt embossed illustration to center front; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block has age toned edges, marbled endpapers, slighted faded; profusely illustrated; text pages are clean; German text.
New York: Samuel Hueston, 1854. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 505 pages; VG-; contemporary full calf binding, with extensive gold tooled design; spine paneled, with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; all edges gilt; mild age-toning to textblock; contains black and white engraved illustrations; pages clean; shelved Front Case.
Mount Vernon: The Peter pauper Press, n.d. 10mo; pp 59; G-; blue spine with gilt text to paper label; no jacket; cloth has modestly sunned exterior, mostly to spine; slight smudges to rear; small chip to spine head edge; label with illustration to front; sturdy boards; text block shows lightly age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep; slight writing to verso of ffep; good binding;.
New York: New York Public Library, Aralia Press, 1996. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 210 copies; VG; Hardcover; Portfolio spine, black without print; Boards in black cloth with red print on paper title label, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 12 unnumbered, unbound folded sheets.
London: N. Conant, 1777. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 208; G; dark brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; possibly rebound; cloth shows slight sunning to spine; rubbed edges; modest shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has ex-library stamped markings to title page; some foxing inside; previous owner's name to front pastedown and ffep; small chip to title page at head edge; interior slightly toned;.
Prato: Nella Stamperia Vestri, 1830. 10mo, 195 pages; G-; quarter bound in dark green leather; spine with gilt text; gilt rules to spine; marbled boards; noticeable wear to edges and corners; sturdy boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; interior shows slight foxing throughout; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to ffep; Italian text; shelved Front Case.
London: George C. Harrap & Co. Ltd, ca. 1909. Soft covers quarto rebound in dark brown embossed suede with sturdy, clean brown casing; VG; covers with moderate soiling and slightly frayed around edges; binding strong; deckle edges; paper discolored; front and end pages beautifully illustrated; tipped-in illustrations with adjacent poem framed in brown color; each page number illustrated on individual pages; pp. 75; SEE ALL 6 IMAGES FOR DETAILS. SOME ECOMMERCE SITES HAVE IMAGE CAPS, SO IF YOU DON'T SEE ALL 6 IMAGES, CONTACT SELLER FOR MORE INFORMATION DC consignment. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
Barcelona: Tipografia, 1907. Octavo; Good condition hardcover; Spine, tan without print; Boards in marbled paper with grey cloth, spine faded to tan, title on typed label on front cover, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has glue stains on endpapers, penciled note on inside of front flyleaf, clean text; “Edicion conforme al codice del Escorial”; Text in Spanish; 52 pages, folded b&w plate. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in 13's Ephemera box.
Miami: Editorial Cubana, 1993. Facsimile Edition. Octavo; VG; pp 222; brown spine with gilt text; facsimile reprint; no jacket; cloth shows mild exterior wear; minor dings to spine edges; strong boards; text block exterior edges have slight toning; tight binding; interior clean; illustrated; text in Spanish.
New York: Carlton & Porter, 1859. 12mo; pp 234; VG-/no-DJ; faded tan spine with gilt text; ex-library; purple cloths have minor wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; ex-library stamps to endpapers; ex-library label adhered to front pastedown; yellow endpapers; five illustrations; interior clean.
Boston, The Club of Odd Volumes, 1963. Limited Edition. Large octavo, 41 pages. Hard cover no dust jacket, VG. Signed by author on a tipped-in card on the front end paper. The edition of this book consists of five hundred copies designed by Joseph Blumenthal and printed at The Spiral Press, New York. The photographs have been reproduced by the Mriden Gravure Company. The wood engravings were made for this publication by Thomas W. Nason and printed from the original blocks. Book is in very good condition but it is missing its slipcase and pages show slight age toning. Tight binding. Clean, unmarked pages. Light shelf wear to boards. Red spine with gilt lettering.
Edinburgh: James Nichol, 1893. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in red leather, toning to spine, wear to spine caps, edges, and hinges, stains to leather, mild scratches, shelfwear; Text block has marbled edges and endpapers, cracked front hinge, bookplate on front pastedown, penciled notation on rear endpapers, significant foxing throughout; xxxiii, 386 pages.
Buffalo, NY: Hungarian Cultural Foundation, 1969. Octavo; VG-; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows slight exterior wear; lightly sun faded spine; some whitish spots to rear; mildly cocked spine; text block exterior edges have light foxing; cracked front hinge; interior unmarked; illustrated; pp 491.
Philadelphia: Conrad and Co., 1807. First Edition. 12mo in brown moire leather boards with six-band spine; small burgundy band on spine; VG; boards show some soiling on the back, and general shelf wear; binding strong; open gutter in front; inscription and previous owner's label on ffep; paper heavily discolored; text in very fine print; tiny occasional pencil mark on margin; edges dusty; pp. 295; this is a translation of a thirteenth and fourteenth century text in Latin; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to Ephemera section.
Londini: Black, Young et Young, 1830. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards half bound with leather to spine and corners and marbled paper to boards, wear to spine caps, corners, and hinges with long tear to rear hinge, light rubbing to paper; Text block has has gilt top edge, marbled endpapers, cracked hinges front and rear, light foxing to initial and final pages, else clean and tight; Preface in Latin, text in Ancient Greek; xxxi, 766, 162 pages.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1953. First Edition. Octavo, xii, 895 pages; VG/VG-; Bottom half of spine is banded grey, red and beige with alternating red and white lettering, top half is graphic of same colors; Price clipped; Dustjacket has a chip at bottom left of the front cover and bottom center of the back cover, with minor chipping and wear along the top edge, and moderate age-toning; The boards show minor wear to the head of the spine; The textblock has light even age-toning throughout; Aiken's inscription appears on the ffep: "For David Tipton / from Conrad Aiken / Brewster 1970"; CX Consignment; Shelved case 0.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First US Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 40 pages; VG-/VG-; spine tan, with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; small chips missing at corners of flap folds; small chips missing at crow and tail of jacket spine; price uncut '$1.25'; some age-toning and foxing throughout; pages clean; shelved below Front Counter.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 75 pages; VG-; contemporary full yellow and gray decorated paper binding; spine with age-toned label with black lettering; covers protected with a mylar wrapper; mild shelf wear and scuffing; crown of spine missing; some age-toning to spine; upper edge of textblock dyed navy; some foxing to fore-edges; mild foxing to front endpapers and up to page 3; no marginalia or underlining; CX consignment; shelved Case 0.
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. First Edition. Octavo, 151 pages; VG/VG; Light blue green spine with black lettering; Dustjacket has slight age-toning along top edge of front cover and along spine, with mild wear to head of spine; Boards have mild wear to head and tail of spine; Textblock has sporadic foxing to interior and along fore- and bottom edges; CX consignment; Shelved in case 0.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1921. First Edition. Small Octavo, 80 pages; VG; Grey wave graphic design on brown, with brown paper label and black lettering; Book boards show mild edgewear to bottom of covers and along hinges of spine, mild age-toning along the spine, and minimal wear to orange paper labels on front and back covers; The textblock has mild age-toning to deckled bottom and fore-edge; Ex libris of former owner "Groff Conklin" appears on front pastedown; Inscription from Aiken is written on ffep: "For William Van Keuren / from Conrad Aiken / January . 1940 ."; CX consignment; Shelved in case 0.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Limited; #75/200. Octavo, xiii, 359 pages; VG-; Faded green cloth with gilt lettering; Book is housed in a fair slipcase, with loose top edge; book boards show slight soiling to front cover, the spine has minor fading, there is slight wear to the head and tail of the spine and corners; Textblock shows light even age-toning throughout, and the last two-thirds remain largely uncut; Aiken's signature appears on the limitation page, which notes that this is number 75 of 200 printed copies; ; CX consignment; Shelved in Case 0.
London: Printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols: and sold by J. Dodsley, 1772. First Collected Edition. Quarto, xi, , 380 pages; VG; bound in contemporary polished calf, paneled spine with gilt stamping, morocco label and gilt titling; hinges elegantly repaired, new head and tailbands; some scuffing and shelfwear; top edge dyed black; bookplate removed from front pastedown; with mezzotint portrait; mild foxing; ink name of John Atkinson to half-title of 'The Pleasures of Imagination'; shelved case 0.
Chicago: Pascal Covici, 1926. Limited Signed First Edition [#60/150]. tall 8vo., 112 pp., VG/G+; golden yellow DJ, black lettering: chipping/creasing to edges of DJ with material loss to bottom margin of front cover, head, tail, and corners; mild foxing to back; mild age-toning to top margin of covers, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering: bumping to top corners, mild grayish mottling to boards; mild age-toning to text-block, deckled fore- and bottom-edges; SIGNED by author to limitation page, No. 60 out of 150 signed copies; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1887. Household edition. Octavo; Household edition; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print on red banner, raised bands; Boards half bound with brown leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, light wear to corners, hinges, bottom edges, slight stains to leather on front, front and spine leather seem to be lighter shade than leather on rear; Text block has marbled edges and endpapers, hinges cracked front and rear, else clean and tight, age-toning to paper; viii, 286 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w).
Kanona: Foothills Publishing, 2005. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine, sewn binding, black thread; Cover is cream with black print, illustration, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; unpaged NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 14, in Netdesk office.
Salvador: Livraria Progresso Editora, Aguiar & Souza, 1959. Quarto; Fair+; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Oversize cover has tear to front top edge and rear bottom edge, general edgewear, rubbing/shelfwear, stain on rear fore edge; Text block has light spotting to top edge, unglued from cover at front hinge, tanning to endpapers, intermittent spine breaks; Text in Portuguese with introductions and translations into English, French, and German; unpaged, illustrated (b&w plates). [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.].
Barcelona: Ediciones Experiencia, 2002. First Edition. Small Quarto; G+/paperback; white spine with black text; first edition; covers show slight handling wear; few, minor smudges to exterior; small chip to front head edge; otherwise minor edge wear; French flaps; textblock exterior edges have slight shelf wear; interior pages clean; closed tear to p 37 to fore edge; illustrated; pp 137.
New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1873. 12mo; G; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; original publisher's cloth exterior has some rubbing wear; some frays to spine edges; fore corners worn; beveled edges; front and spine decorated with black and gilt; text block has all edges gilt; gift inscriptions to front endpaper; interior pages have some incidental marks; previous bookshop's small sticker to rear pastedown; pp 306.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1975. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ has mild edgewear, slight tears to rear top edge and front bottom edge, slight shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in black cloth with gold print, slight shelf wear; Text block clean and tight; xii, 98 pages.
Edinburgh: Otto Schulze & Company, n.d. Quarto; VG-; burgundy 1/4 bound spine without text; no jacket; full title: The Noble Birth and Gallant Atchievements of That Remarkable Outlaw Robin Hood Together With A True Account of the Many Merry & Extravagant Exploits He Play'd, in Twelve Several Stories, Newly Collected into One Volume; Part II only; this edition limited to 500 copies; grayish beige stiff board panels shows modest soiling to front and rear; rubbed, worn edges; gilt lettering to front; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have slight age toning; deckled edges; gift inscription to fep; good binding; slight shadow toning to endpapers; bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated; interior clean; slight cracking to rear hinge; pp 95.
Philadelphia: Hugh Maxwell, 1804. Octavo; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, brown leather with gold print; Boards are three-quarter bound with brown leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, mild scuffing and wear to leather with slight surface tears at front hinge and corners, slight staining to front top edge, slight shelfwear to paper; Text block has red-speckled edges, cracked font hinge, stains to front endpapers and title page, top portion of dedication page torn away, foxing throughout, initialed in ink on verso of title page; Poetry incorrectly attributed to Anacreon; xvi, 301 pages, frontispieces (ports.).
New York, Washington, Atlanta: Vantage Press, 1985. First Edition. Octavo; pp 93; VG/VG-; black spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor edge wear; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block show minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; inscribed to Ambassador Robert Keeley and his wife by the author.
New York: John Lane Company, 1918. First Edition. Octavo, 82 pages; VG/none; bound in yellow cloth, dull gilt titling to spine; some rubbing and soiling to boards; some foxing throughout; inscribed by Anderson "with my most sincere regards" in Columbia, GA, Feb 1 1930; CX consignment; shelved case 2.
Londres [i.e. Paris?]: 1757. Issue of only 200 copies. 12mo, 3 vols.; G; contemporary leather-covered boards retained, with late 19th century rebacking; spine light paneled leather, with red leather labels with gilt lettering, and gilt design; marked shelf wear and mild soiling; corners of all vols. markedly bumped, with boards exposed; vol. 1 front board literally hanging by a thread; some wear to crown and tail of vol. 1 spine; vol. 1 back joint starting; vol. 2 with board exposed at top of joints; small chip in leather at back board with interior of board exposed; vol. 3 joints starting, with large chips missing at tops of joints; all vols. edges dyed red; all vols. with previous owners' bookplates at front pastedown, vol. 3 with previous owner's bookplate at front free endpaper; vol. 1 with previous bookseller's description pasted at back pastedown, previous bookseller's description loose within, and previous bookseller's description pasted at second back free endpaper; all poem text in English and French facing text, with introductions and notes in French; 14 engraved black and white plates by Hogarth, including 3 fold-outs; pages clean; shelved Case 0.
London: J. Dodsley, 1766. Third edition. Octavo; 3rd edition; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on brown banner, raised bands; Boards half bound with brown leather to spine and corners and marbled paper to boards, spine caps are chipped away, hinges are torn with chipped leather, leather on corners is mostly chipped away, paper has peripheral toning, significant rubbing/fading, note in ink on rear, bump to rear fore edge; Text block has cracked hinges front and rear, small ink stain to edges of pp. 56-57, light age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; 139 pages.