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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London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, 1795. First Edition. Quarto, viii, 1132 pages; VG; bound in contemporary calf, newly rebacked with paneled leather spine, black label with gilt titling; two volumes rebound into one, second title page not present; marbled endpapers, removed bookplate from front pastedown; scattered and sparse pencil marginalia; with two plates showing various apparatus and two folding tables of Chemical symbols in rear; shelved case 10.
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.
Halae Magdeburgicae: Orphanotrophei, 1720. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in full contemporary mottled calf, gilt roll to board edges, elegant gilt spines with two morocco labels with gilt titling; text block blue; engraved frontispiece of Biblical figures receiving the Bible from heaven.; Usually seen as one volume, this copy has been bound as two.; Contains the entirety of the Tanakh, with all 24 books of the Torah, Nevi'im (Prophets), and Ketuvim; The margins contain Latin subject-headings, references and notes; Text in Hebrew and Latin; shelved case 4.
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.
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].
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.
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.
Lipsiae: Johannis Casparis Meyeri/Gottfried Liebezeit, 1692. Fifth Revised edition. Two works of Judaica bound together in a single volume: Henrico Opitio [Heinrich Opitz] with B. Wasmuthi. Hazer leshon ha-qodesh: Hoc est atrium linguae sanctae. Lipsiae: Johannis Casparis Meyeri, 1692. Fifth Revised edition. 156 pages. Henrico Opitio [Heinrich Opitz]. Novum Lexicon Hebraeo-Chaldaeo-Biblicum. Lipsiae: Gottfried Liebezeit, 1692. 1095 pp. [Hebrew] + 62 pp. [Chaldaean]. Square quarto in full vellum binding with faded hand-written titles on spine. All edges tinted blue. Pagination restarts with each part. Text in Hebrew and Latin. Condition: Very Good. The binding is shaken, with some shelf-wear and bumping. The spine and boards are sunned and somewhat warped, and there are some splits at hinges and gutter. Medium age-toning and some foxing. Scattered marginalia, some of which are in Hebrew and some of which appear to be lists of occurrences of particular Hebrew words in the Hebrew Scriptures. Dimensions 7 x 8.125 x 3.125 shelved case 4.
Paris: Cahiers d'Art, 1957. Limited Edition, #232/500. Quarto, xxxvii, , 185, ; G+; bound in original printed wraps, black titling to spine; wrapped in original glassine, small tears, piece missing at head of spine; text in French; with 384 reproductions; with two cracks to gutter; shelved case 11.
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.
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.
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1914. First English Edition. 12mo., 590 pages; VG; flexible red cloth boards with gilt text on front and spine, rebacked with spine and boards preserved; archival repair to advertisement leaf; piece of tape to frontispiece map; George Allen & Unwin Ltd London publication information pasted below Baedeker; text block marbled; mild wear to hinges and extremities; 40 maps, 78 plans; attached ribbon bookmark; title page states 1914, ads in front list books up to 1923; shelved case 9.
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.
Boston: Stimpson and Clapp, 1831. First Edition. Octavo, 320 pages; VG; bound in brown cloth, paper label with black titling to spine; minor wear and rubbing to extremities, bumping to corners, some sun-fading; label with some mild wear; small tear to sfep; Inscribed on the copyright page by Daniel Webster to John S. Jenness, dated Nov. 26th, 1831; shelved case 5.
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.
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: 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.
Rennes; Paris: Impr. Oberthur; Librairie horticole, 1905. First Edition. 82 pages, 365 color plates in 2 portfolios; VG; housed in two magnetic 4-fold cloth cases, within each are two paper chemises; the original green fabric with black lettering from the original cases have been preserved onto the front, spine, and rear of both cases; each plate displaying four shades of a single color; lacking plates 19 (Primevére) and 271 (franc); shelved case 10.
London: G. G. J. and J. Robinson; and for C. Elliot, 1786. First Edition. Octavos, 4 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary calf, black labels to spines with gilt titling; some rubbing and wear to boards, some mild fraying to some corners; speckled blue text blocks; interiors clean; shelved above case 6.
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.
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.
Firenze: G. Barbera Editore, 1975. Octavo; 5 volumes; G; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print on black banner; Slipcase in red paper with gold print, tear to bottom edge, mild soiling/shelfwear, soiling within; Boards in red cloth, clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, else clean and tight; “Istituto di Glottologia”— title page; Text in Italian; 5 vols. (xxxi, 4132 pages).
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1920. Limited Edition, #76/100. Octavo, 143 pages; G+; bound in purple paper covered boards, beige paper spine with gilt titling; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, significant parks of paper worn away, some scratches; spine coating worn at tail; fore and lower edges of text block uncut; erasing has caused some thinning of the paper on the ffep; "Of this edition one hundred copies have been printed on San Marco Hand-made paper by Alfred A. Knopf for his friends. This, number 76, is for C. C. Parker Christmas, 1920"; front cover label with Parker's name missing; Signed by Alfred A. Knopf under the frontispiece portrait of himself.; shelved case 9.
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.
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1911. Eleventh Edition, Revised and Augmented. 12mo., 602 pages; VG; flexible red cloth boards with gilt text on front and spine, mild wear to spine; text block marbled; mild wear to hinges and extremities; 71 maps, 77 plans, 2 panoramas; attached ribbon bookmark; ownership info on title page in ink; frontispiece map martially detached; shelved case 9.
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.
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.
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;.
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;.
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.
San Diego, London, Boston: Academic Press, 1999. First Printing. Small Quarto; VG-; silver/blue spines with silver text; no jackets; 2 volumes: vol. 1, A-H, pp 853; vol. 2, I-Z, Indexes, pp 853; cloths have slight wear to exteriors; mildly bumped corners; strong boards; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; arts - General; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
London: J. Mawman, Vernor and Hood, J. Scatchard, etc. 1802. Square Sexto, unpaginated; VG-; bound in 20th century quarter beige paper covered spine, black paper covered boards, paper label with black titling to spine; two pieces of tape running along spine; some wear to pages, as is usual; slight mold marks to last few gatherings, some to extremities throughout; with folding table; shelved case 9.
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.
n.p. Twelfth Night, 1990. Limited Printing. Oblong Booklet [6x8]; pp 14; G/paperback; blue comb spine; limited printing, this is no. 106; pinkish purple covers show light soiling; light sunning to fore edge; text block clean; illustrated; inscribed with note by author; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 6, in Netdesk office.
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.