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.
Londini [London]: Iohannes Beale [John Beale], 1621. Second Edition. Octavo, , 152 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 with brown calf, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label and gilt lettering; mild wear and rubbing to boards; A-B⁴, A-T⁴ complete; leaves P¹, P⁴, Q², Q³, T³ have the top margin cut short, cutting the chapter number; bookplate of the Royal Society of Literature on front pastedown;some wear to edges of title page; a few pages have small water-stains; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
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: 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).
Lugd. Batav. Roterodami: Hackios, 1669. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in full contemporary vellum, faded ink lettering to spines; some soiling to vellum; bookplate to front pastedown of each volume; each volume with an engraved title page, all dated 1669, title page of volume 1 says 1669, 2 and 3 state 1668; stain to bottom of text bloc of volume 1, does not impact any text; interiors clean; printer's mark with an eagle and the motto 'MOVENDO' on each title page; text in Latin with Greek references; shelved case 3.
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].
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1904. Federal Edition, #499/600. Octavos, 12 volumes; VG; bound in uniform full 20th century brown leather, gilt rules and lettering to spines; top edges of text blocks gilt, others uncut; marbled endpapers; all volumes numbered and signed by the publisher on the limitation pages; interiors clean; shelved above Africa.
Savot [London]: Robert Boulter, 1674. Fourth Edition. 8vo., 706 pages; VG-; rebacked with new spine, previous boards; boards brown leather with new spine, endpapers, spine has burgundy label with gilt lettering; moderate bumping and rubbing to boards; name on second free endpaper, dated 1700, sme name on upper fore corner of title page, both in ink; interior free of writing, slight age-toning; The Glossographia "defined around 11,000 hard or unusual words, and was the largest English dictionary when it was published. His was the last, largest, and greatest of the English "hard-word" dictionaries, which aimed not to present a complete listing of English words, but to define and explain unusual terms that might be encountered in literature or the professions, thus aiding the burgeoning non-academic middle class, which was ascendant in England at the time and of which Blount was a member...and the first that cited sources for definitions. It contained many unusual words that had not previously been included in dictionaries, and others not included in any later dictionary" [wikipedia]; shelved case 9.
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.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1900. Letter-Press Edition, #381/750. Octavos, 9 volumes; VG; bound in uniform full 20th century orange leather, gilt rules and lettering to spines; top edges of text blocks gilt, others uncut; patterned endpapers; all volumes numbered and signed by the publisher on the limitation pages; interiors clean; volumes 1, 3, 5-9 have mild sun-fading to spines; shelved above Africa.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978. 1978 Reprint. 13 Quartos; VG in VG jackets; Cream jackets with navy lettering; Bound in blue cloth with gilt titles; Jackets have some wear along the edges, scuffing and minor fraying at the corners and spine edges; Edge wear to the boards; Bindings are sturdy; Text blocks have some light smudging to the lower front corner, otherwise free of marking; PLEASE NOTE: Very heavy set: approximately 100 lbs, please contact us for shipping costs. Shelved above Lit Crit.
London: Longman, 1990. Facsimile Edition. 2 Folios in maroon slipcase; VG/VG; Bound in red leather with raised bands on spine; Green title and gilt lettering and tooling; Some light wear to the edges, bumping at the corners; Bindings are tight; Text block bright and clean; Speckled outer edge of text block; Includes two pamphlets: A facsimile of "The Plan of a Dictionary of the English Language" and "The Genesis of Johnson's Dictionary" by J.D. Fleeman. Shelved in front case. NOTE: Item is heavy. Please contact us for expedited and international shipping.
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.
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.
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.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1859. first edition. 5-6 inch thick octavos in lavender cloth with light brown leather spines and corners; Good+; leather spine embossed with black and burgundy frame with gold letters; volume II spine has an inch open tear on top; boards with very moderate shelf wear; strong binding; pink colored flaps with previous owner's name and inscription; external edges dusty and sunned; paper clean in all volumes; text print very small interspersed with medallion engravings; contains articles on Greek and Roman writers from Antiquity to the Fall of Constantinople in 1453; list of contributors from Oxford, to Cambridge, to Edinburgh and Bonn; shelved in bookshelf near stairs on sales floor.
Jerusalem, Israel. Keter Publishing House Jerusalem. 1978. Fourth Printing. QUARTO; VG+/NONE; HB; Dark Blue Spine w/ Gilt Lettering & Darker Blue Designs; Minor Shelf Wear w/ Bumping; Text block, Clean; Illus., B&W Text Figures, Photos, Prints; Includes 2 Year-Books, 1973 & 1974 and Index; Spines, Slight Rubbing, Minor Stains, Slightly Sunned; Toning.
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.
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.
New York: John Wiley, 1852. First Edition, Second Issue. Octavo, 57 pages,  plates,  list of subscribers; VG; bound in publisher's red cloth, rebacked with new spine, gilt lettering; foxing to interior, including plates; text block gilt; 12 chromolithographs including title, 1 lithograph in black and white, by T. Sinclair, Philadelphia; scarce; shelved case 7.
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.
Boston, MA: G.K. Hall, 1978. Second. Large 4to. VG+/NONE. Maroon hardcover, title stamped in gilt lettering on spine. Int. clean and excellent. Vol 1: A-Folklore- Africa, West, S. Vol 2:Folklore-Africa, West, T-Indians of North America, R. Vol 3: Vol 3: Indians of North America, S-Z.Cleveland Public Library.
New York, New York: Oxford University Press Inc., 2004. Reprint. Hardcover Quarto; G-; Blue cloth boards with gilt text; Boards are clean with minimal shelf ware, spine cocked, tape on head and foot of spine to fix where the spine has been torn; Text block clean with light shelf ware, tear down length of back paste down near binding, text legible; pp 2126. Additional cost required for items selected for International/Expedited shipping or any item too large or heavy for Economy. Please contact shipping department for details.
London: R. Cocks & Co., 1836. First Edition. 10mo in brown hardcovers with black letters framed on front covers; VG; covers with tiny bumps and some soiling in the back; binding strong; previous owner's signature inside front cover; paper slightly faded; text clean; contains three parts: Notation; Harmony; Melody; pp. 278; shelved in Case 10.
Beirut: Librairie du Liban, 1978. Folio; VG-; hardcover; bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering; both volumes' boards slightly bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, some general soiling, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, light bumping on head and tail edges, spines sun toned, soiling in interiors, stamps on front pastedown and front end paper, penciling on rear pastedown; both volumes' text blocks slightly aged toned, stamps on half title pages, occasional pen and penciling, soiling on exterior edge; volume 1 text block has soiling on first several pages; volume 2 text block has closed tear on fore edge of half title page, soiling on half title page, gutter occasionally visible; 2 volumes [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
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.
London: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1932. First Edition (1/500). Octavo, 131 Pages; VG-; Spine is green with gilt lettering; binding has moderate shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, has bumping on the fore edge corners, has wear on both sides of the spine; pages have deckled edges, have heavily faded green coloring along the top edge, have slight age toning, and have uneven cuts along the bottom edge; has an errata slip on pg 123; original owner's name is written on the ffep in ink; shelved case 13.
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.
Wizards of the Coast, Inc., 2004. Special Edition. Large Octavo; pp 317; VG-; black spine with silver text to spine; boards has light rubbing and sunning to spine, minor wear to corners; text block has minimal wear to exterior edge, light pencil and underlining to a few pages, previous owner's name to rear pastedown; interior clean; signed letter from Bill Slavicsek, Director of Roleplaying and Miniatures Games R & D; adhered to front pastedown;.
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.
Madrid: Gredos, 1994. First Edition, 19th printing. Octavos, 1446 pages and 1585 pages; VG/VG; dust jacket protected, rubbed with some creases and tears, with black and white text; blue boards with some bumping and shelfwear; interior pages crisp and unmarked; binding is sturdy; shelve Spanish language.
New York: author, 1913. first edition. Quarto rebound in 3/4 black leather and brown cloth with six-band embossed spine; VG; moderate soiling; strong binding; moire end pages; clean edges, paper and text; complete, in two parts; 838 entries; shelved on Alcove I; please contact us for shipping costs.
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.
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.
London and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1969. Fourth edition. Octavo; pp 432; G/G-; blue/black spine with black text; dust jacket has slight toning to exterior, price clipped front flap, mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
London: Macmillan Press Limited, 1988. Reprint. Four volumes, quarto. Each volume VG- with no dust jacket. Each volume gray spine with gold and black lettering. Minor shelf-wear to the covers of each volume including a two inch horizontal scar near the bottom front cover of volume 1. One inch discoloring scar to the top text block edge of volumes 2 and 3. Otherwise covers and text block edges generally clean. Binding intact for each volume. Volume 1 to 675pp, volume 2 to 675pp, volume 3 to 666pp, volume 4 to 619pp. Shelved under review table.
London, Edinburgh, New York: The University of Oxford, 1898. Large Octavo; pp 616; G/no-DJ; sun faded green spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, sunned spine; moderate rubbing to edges, mostly to spine edges; text block has slight toning to edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, previous name to ffep; light foxing to pastedowns and endpapers; gilt head edge, deckled fore edge; cracking to gutters; interior clean.