Witebergae [Wittenberg]: 1531. First Edition. Small quarto (7.125 x 5.5 inches; 182 x 140 mm.).  leaves. Signatures: A-E4 F6 G² h4 I-N4 O² P-2V4(-2V4, blank). Bound without blank leaf 2V4; 2A2 signed "A2." Printer and date of publication from colophon on 2V3 recto. Apologia Confessionis has separate title-page (G1 recto), with "Emenda" beneath the title. Decorative and historiated woodcut initials. Later quarter calf with black paper-covered boards; all edges trimmed and stained blackish-blue; plain endpapers, double-flyleaves at front, single at the rear. Front board detached but for single string at bottom; calf mostly gone; edges worn; corners softened; scuffing to boards; loose electrical tape affixed to bottom of rear board, curling over spine. Front free endpaper and first flyleaf completely detached. Repairs to inner hinges; label pulled up from front pastedown. Split between gatherings V and Z, starting between leaves 2T3 and 2T4, 2V2 and 2V3. Minor thumbsoiling scattered throughout text; some toning; occasional foxing. Text very good in just good binding. Housed in custom black cloth clamshell with red spine label stamped in gilt. [Augsburg Confession]. Confessio fidei exhibita invictiss. Imp. Carolo V. Caesari Aug. in Comiciis Augustae, Anno M. D. XXX. Addita est Apologia Confessionis [by Philipp Melancthon]. Beide, Deudsch und Latinisch. Wittenberg: [Impressum per Georgium Rhau, 1531]. First edition of the Augsburg Confession, containing the Latin texts of the Confessio and Melanchton's Apologia. Although the title-page states that it contains both the Latin and German texts, this first edition contains Latin text only (the German translation by Justus Jonas was added slightly later). Catalog entry tipped to front pastedown from "J. J. Lentnersche Hofbuchhandlung (E. Stahl), München," "Lager-Katalog Nr. 8." Annotations throughout the text in at least two, possibly as many as four different hands, including a couple of manicules. Several early ink ownership inscriptions on the title-page, the earliest that of "Theodorus Backhusius Possessor," who was pastor at Oldenberg (d. 1625); followed by "Vogt 1735," "JFG Olbers 1766" and "H. Meere." Recto of front free endpaper bears ink manuscript notes that seem to be from nineteenth-century New Testament commentator H. A. W. Meyer [Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer (1800-1873)], dated 1868; verso with additional notes, signed by his son "Professor Dr. [Gustav] Meyer," dated "7 Januar 1883." Bookseller's ticket of Schaeffer & Koradi, Philadelphia. Neuser, Bibliographie, 8. See VD16 C 4734 and C 4735. Sold together with a copy of Neuser's Bibliographie der Confessio Augustana und Apologie, 1530-1580. Nieuwkoop: De Graaf Publishers, 1987.; BK consignment; shelved case 3.
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Amsterdam: Chez George Gallet, 1703. First Illustrated French Edition. folio, , 556 pages, ; VG; 3/4 bound with brown leather spine, black leather label with gilt lettering, marbled boards; newly repaired, with new spine, previous marbled boards preserved; rubbing and shelfwear to boards, edges worn; mild foxing throughout; half-title and engraved frontispiece; small pen writing in upper fore corner of title page; complete collation, A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Zzz4, Aaaa4; with 16 folding plates, 16 single plates, 39 black and white plates embedded within text, and 3 color plates embedded within text; plate 1 is folded in such a way that it slightly sticks out the fore edge, and as such the vertical crease is torn along the lower half; full title continues: et de quelques autres adjacentes ; dont les principales sont Chypre, Rhodes, Candie, Samos, Chio, Negrepont, Lemnos, Paros, Delos, Patmos, avec un grand nombre d'autres. Comprenant leurs noms, leur situation, leurs villes, leurs châteaux, l'histoire tant ancienne que moderne de leurs habitants ; leur gouvernement, les révolutions qui y sont arrivés, les plantes, animaux, &c. qui s'y trouvent.; shelved case 4.
New York: Johnson and Ward, 1862. Folio, 99 pages, 64 lithographed maps; G; bound in original publisher's three-quarters calf with embossed green cloth covers, titling in gilt on front cover and spine, marbled endpapers; front gutter partially open; most maps with light foxing; hand-colored plates; shelved above case 3.
London: for J. F. and C. Rivington, L. Davis, T. Payne and Son, W. Owen, T. Longman, B. Law, J. Dodsley, and 19 others, 1785. Sixth Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; rebacked in 20th century calf, paneled spines, burgundy and green labels with gilt titling, gilt stamping to panels, period boards preserved; some rubbing and wear to boards; Half-title present in volume 1, missing in volume 2; early name in ink to ffeps; with portrait frontispiece to volume I; printed in triple columns; rear leaf of both volumes converted into hand-drawn 'supplement' sheets, for additional words not in the dictionary, although only 3 were ever put in, including 'Zero - a cold below 39 degrees by ??? & snow making'.; JM consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1903. National Edition, #992/1050. Octavos, 18 volumes; VG; bound in uniform full 20th century dark blue leather, gilt rules and lettering to spines; top edges of text blocks gilt, others uncut; marbled endpapers, silk pastedowns; all volumes numbered on the limitation pages; interiors clean; shelved above Africa.
New York/London: Routledge, 2002. First American Edition. Quarto; 641pp; glazed photo-illustrated boards; covers scuffed and worn with several abrasions at spine, joints, and edges; last 50 or so pages ruffled at upper corner; contents else very good. [Spine; white titles on black]. Shelved in Psychology section (Freud).
London: J. Tonson, 1727. First Edition. Quarto, 325 pages; VG; full brown leather boards, re-backed with modern paneled light brown leather, burgundy label with gilt lettering, gilt leaf to each other panel; boards have single gilt roll t border, single gilt roll to board edges, moderate wear and rubbing; with all 18 plates of tables, including 1 folding; text block red; interior clean; wide margins; TB consignment; shelved case 3.
London: 1881. Two large folios in quarter black leather and three-quarter brown cloth boards, both volumes are VG-/No DJ. The following characterizes both volumes, some shelfwear, minor bowing of boards, some age-toning to interior, some dampstaining to margins--primarily affecting endpapers. Gutter of Volume One cracked at printer's blank page immediately preceding frontispiece. A truly scarce and very good copy of this handsome two-volume set. " A Record of the Dress, Arms, Customs, Arts and Science of the Highlanders...." C.N. McIntyre North is listed on the title page as Chief of the Club of True Highlanders. Includes all 70 full-page plates. [Spines are black leather with five raised bands, a red text box, and gilt text. Shelved in upstairs office, on shelf next to printer. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions].
Warrington: T. Cadell, 1784. Third Edition. Quarto, 492 pagers,  index,  directions to bookbinder; VG-; newly repaired with 1/4 new black leather, previous marbled boards; paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering; front pastedown has a letter from a bookseller and a description of another copy of this book; with all 22 plates, most folding; some chipping to edges of pages, primarily towards beginning and end; rubbing and wear to boards, board edges; shelved case 10.
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.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1894. Firs Edition. Quarto, 683 pages; VG; rebound in full black cloth, silver titling to spine; binding has sparse and scattered white paint flecks; interior clean; profusely illustrated, with 25 maps (including 3 folding) and 203 plates, (20 in color, 25 uncolored lithographs, and 158 photographic plates); shelved case 1.
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.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1857. First Edition. Octavo, xi, 13-237; VG-; bound in publisher's embossed brown cloth, faded on spine with faded lettering; boards have some rubbing, rear board has some bubbling and staining; slight age-toning to pages; profusely illustrated with plates and figured; shelved case 10.
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.
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;.
London: Printed by John W. Folsom, for E. Larkin; Printed by J. W. Folsom, for J. Boyle, and D. West, and E. Larkin, 1789. Thick 10mo., 317, , 265, xii; Fair; bound in early full calf, significant rubbing and wear to boards, cracking and chipping to spine, rear board detached; gutter open in several spots; contemporary names on front pastedown, rear endpapers; age-toning and mild foxing to interior; both parts have separate title pages; some chipping to edges of first title page; LM consignment; shelved case 4.
London: R. Ware, 1757. Early Edition. Square 12mo., 36 pages, 99 plates; VG; bound in modern full crushed brown leather, paneled spine with red label, gilt lettering; slight scuff to tail of spine; part of the rear cover was not properly crushed, part of the original grain shows; red and gilt patterned endpapers; ribbon bound in; with all 99 engraved plates, each numbered, plus the frontispiece; TB consignment; shelved case 3.
Brooklyn: E. B. Spooner, 1848. First Edition. Octavo, 286, 191 pages; VG; rebound in full green cloth, paper labels from original boards preserved, new black leather label with gilt titling to spine; with tipped-in notice of appended additional names; Contains separately-paged section: Municipal register of the City of Brooklyn and manual of Kings County; Walt Whitman [Sr.] is listed on p. 241. Notable locations and Public figures are designated in All Caps; shelved case 13.
Rome: Biblioteca Treccani, 2005. 8vo; VG; hardcovers without dust jackets; dark red spines with white texts; the 16 vols. are in uniform condition; boards have moderate smudges but are sturdy; volumes have considerably creases on end papers; vol.4 has an inscription on rear paste down; text blocks have minor stains to the edges otherwise pages are clean; Please see the three photos for details regarding general book condition. 1278p.(Vols.1-3); 660p. (Vol.4); 710p. (Vol.5); 705p. ( Vol. 6); 690p. ( Vol.7); 675p. (Vol.8); 687p. (Vol.9); 659p.(Vol.10); 657p.(Vol.11); 653p.(Vol.12); 656p. (Vol.13); 657p. (Vol.14); 659p. (Vol.15); 619p. (Vol.16) Oversized order. Please contact seller for shipping via Expedited/International methods. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions.
1816. first edition; rebound. thick 12mo in 1/2 brown cloth and leatherette with six-band embossed spine; gold letters on burgundy frame; VG; tightly rebound; minimal soiling; paper wobbling with occasional creases; text clean; last part has brief sentences in Greek with Latin translations and interpretations; pp. 510; in good condition; shelved in Case # 3.
Oxford: University Press, 1892. Quarto, 1216, 12 maps; VG; bound in full black leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering, gilt borders to boards, gilt seal of Owen's School in Hertfordshire on the front cover; gilt text block; presentation bookplate on front pastedown; interior clean; very mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine, hinges; shelved case 4.
London: G. Routledge & Co., 1857. First Edition Thus. Octavo, xv, 237, ,  ads; G; bound in burgundy cloth, gilt titling to spine; some rubbing and fraying to binding; bookplate to front pastedown; ownership information on verso of ffep; with color frontispiece and 3 plates (1 with overlay); First Edition of the Spanton English Translation; shelved case 10.
Washington, D.C. National Aeronautics And Space Administration / Scientific And Technical Information Division, 1988. First Edition. Folio, vii, 13, 95 pages; VG; black cloth boards, black tape spine, white lettering; mild rubbing and shelfwear; NASA SP-496; interior clean; shelved front table or Alcove 1.
London: John Murray, 1857/1860/1869. Octavos, 5 volumes; G+; uniformly bound in half burgundy calf with marbled boards and endpapers, paneled spines with gilt lettering and tooling; top edge of text block gilt; moderate rubbing to boards and spines, some cracking to hinges; Vol 1-2: The Italian Schools, 1869, New Edition by Charles Eastlake, with 100 illustrations; Vol. 3 The Early Flemish Painters, 1857, by J. A. Crowe and G. B. Cavalcaselle; Vol. 4-5 The German, Flemish, and Dutch Schools, 1860, by Dr. Waagen, with illustrations; JK consignment; shelved above Taoism.
Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1978. First Edition, Second Printing. Nine-Volume set; large octavos; VG/VG; white spines with black text; jackets have protective mylar covers, slight age toning and rubbing; boards are strong and clean, minor rubbing along tail edges of Vols. 1 and 9; textblocks have faint spotting along head edges, Vol. 5 has staining on front endpaper and pastedown, Vols. 1, 3 and 7 have ex libris stamps on front endpapers, otherwise clean.
Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2003. Advance Review Copy. Large Octavo; pp 800; VG-; dark gray spine with gilt text; no jacket; advance review copy; 2 volumes in 1 bound book; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows lightly soiled exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding;.
New York: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1962. Octavo; Good; burgundy spines with gilt text; no jackets; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Part 1, pp 872; vol. 2, Part 2, pp ; vol. 3, Index, pp 482; cloths have slight smudges to exteriors; lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text blocks show lightly toned exterior edges; some mild smudges to exterior edges; interiors clean; tight bindings;.
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.
Geneva: Excudebat Stephanus Gamonetus, 1643. Quarto; pp 74; poor; tan spine with black text; raised bands to spine; chips to spine; boards have peeling to outer layer; heavy chipping to edges; partially detached front board; text block has darkened exterior edges; some foxing sprinkled toward edges of most pages; light pen; interior has age darkened pages; other stains to some pages, as is; illustration to title page; Latin text;.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934. Quarto, xvii-444 pages. Hard cover light green cloth boards with no dust jacket and with a protective slipcase. Very good/Very good. Tight binding. Age yellowing to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Light shelf wear to boards and minor scuffing around the bottom edge of the spine. Slipcase shows light shelf wear, light staining, and light rubbing. The spine is lightly sunned. Introduction by Sanki Ichikawa. YF CONSIGNMENT. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL.
London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1814. First Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in contemporary polished calf by J. Larkins with their stamp, marbled boards and endpapers, spines paneled with red and green labels with titling, other panels gilt; some rubbing and wear to boards; folding frontispiece to volume 1; with engravings; shelved above US Regional.
Parisiis [Paris]: Simonem Benard, 1683. Later Edition. Octavo, [1-3], 4-240, [1-2], 3-243, ; VG; bound in early full acid, paneled spine with gilt titling and stamping; some rubbing and wear to binding, including some chipping to head and tail of spine, bumping to corners; text block speckled red; ink stains to pages 216/217; mild scattered age-toning to interior; early ink name on title page; shelved case 4.
Arlington, VA: Carrollton Clark, 1975. Limited Edition (515/1000). Octavo, 272 pages; VG; spine is yellow with red lettering; dust jacket has price uncut '$30.00', has minimal shelf wear along the top and bottom edges; binding clear; pages have red coloring along the top edge; comes in a yellow slip case; shelved case 13.
Norwalk CT: The Easton Press, 2004. Tall octavo. Hard cover navy blue leather boards with gilt lettering and decorations and four raised bands on the spine; no dust jacket. Very good collector's edition bound in genuine leather. Tight binding. Text is clean and unmarked. light rubbing to text block. Ribbon bookmark present. Light shelf wear to boards. Shelve with Easton Press / OR Under Review Table.
Chicago: Cinebooks, Inc., 1985, 1986, 1987. first edition. Small quarto; G+/no-DJ; medium blue spine with gilt text; 14 volumes - v. 1: A-B, v. 2: C-D, v. 3: E-G, v. 4: N-R, v. 5: S, v. 6: T-V, v. 9: W-Z, and v.10: Silent Film (1910-1936), supplements (2) and indices (2); cloths are slightly sunned & rubbed on exteriors; light smudges, scratches & small stains exteriors; panels are otherwise intact & strong; text blocks all show slight wear & light toning due to handling & age; v. 3 has slight writing on copyright page; pp 8965. Signed by authors in volume one. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. SHELVED ON AISLE 10 TOWARDS THE BACK OF AISLE ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
Stanford: Institute for Plasma Research, 1977. SUIPR Report No. 681R. Quarto; G-/no-DJ paperback; Black spine w/o text; Covers have sunned edges with slight scr0.0000atches and very minor edge wear, spine covering is peeling at head edges and toward the center, but still attached; Text block has become darkened along edges due to age, however pages are unmarked; pp 211.
Boston: Martin Garrison & Co., 1884. Octavo; Fair-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown illustrated cloth with gold print, torn along hinges, tattered spine caps and corners, worn edges, stains and shelfwear to boards; Text block has vendor label on front flyleaf, penciled name on front endpapers, cracked hinges, foxing to edges, shaken binding; 1244 pages, frontispiece, “Illustrated with nearly 400 engravings and diagrams”.
London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1969. First Edition, Second Printing. Two volume set; octavo; VG/no-DJs; red spines with gold text; covers have rubbing, Vol. I has small bumps on head edges, Vol. II has bump on front fore edge, spine shaken; textblocks have ex libris plates on front pastedowns, edgewear, a few faint pencil markings throughout, Vol. II has slight creasing on front pastedown, otherwise clean, bindings are strong; pp 840.
New York: Stravon Educational Press, 1966. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 191; G/G-; dark yellow spine with red text; dust jacket has slight rubbing wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; slightly toned flap edges; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows moderate wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; some tape residue to pastedowns, as is; profusely illustrated;.
Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover Imperial Octavo; G-; Red boards with gilt text; Boards show general shelf ware, damp staining on back board, spine cocked, rubbing on front and back; Text block age toned, spine loosened from text block at second title page and back end paper exposing mull, text block otherwise fine, text legible; pp 962. Higher shipping rates for items requested for expedited or international shipping as well as any items over 4 Lbs. Please contact shipping department for details.
New York: Burt Franklin, 1967. Third Edition. Four volume set; large octavo; VG/no-DJs; Vols. I-III black spines with gold text, Vol. IV maroon spine with gold text; covers have rubbing, edgewear, ex library stickers on spines, Vols. I-III have tape residue at spine heads, Vol. IV spine is shaken and cocked; textblocks have edgewear, ex library labels on pastedowns, blind stamps on title pages of Vols. I-III, Vol. IV has ex library stamps on edges and title page, peeling on back endpaper, webbing starting to show at hinges of pastedowns, Vol. III has small black smudges on back endpaper and pastedown, all text is clean; originally published in London between 1813 and 1820; Vol. IV is a facsimile of the London Edition of 1820 - The Sources of Science, No. 55 - reprinted by the Johnson Reprint Corporation.
Budapest: Kiadja az Akademai, 1998. Large Octavo; pp 1779; VG-/G; dark blue spine with light brown text; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; slight wear to edges; chip to front fore edge; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to spine; light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light soiling to exterior edges; sticker to rear endpaper; interior clean; Hungarian and English text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Hartford, Conn. Ira Webster, 1850. Facsimile. 12mo.; VG; rebacked in new brown leather spine, gilt titling, original blue/green paper; paper with some rubbing and wear; poem pasted onto front pastedown; date presumed from the latest note within, from the New York Journal of Commerce, dated September 9, 1850.; shelved case 3.
New York: Macmillan and Free Press, 1982. First Edition. Second Printing. Quarto; VG/no-DJ hardcover; Blue spine with gold text; Boards strong, some rubbing to corners, surface scuffing, very faint discoloration to spine; Textblock clean. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.