Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1927. Ninth edition. Octavo; Ninth edition, third impression 1929; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, wear to corners, hinges, and spine caps, staining to front and spine, scratching to rear; Text block has name in ink on front pastedown and half-title page, clean text; ix, 400 pages, illustrated (samples of type/fonts).
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Weston, CT: Magic Circle Press, 1989. N/A. 8vo. VG+/VG+. purple glossy DJ spine with tiny silver titles down spine, negligible edgewear, neat inner flaps. light gray clothbound HB with small silver titling between pushed in ends, adjacent boards have bumped bottom corners, a touch curved. skimmed lightly, without interior writing. neat edges, smooth ivory. solid copy in above average shape. 302 pp. ISBN# 091366023X.
Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 1989. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Brown spine with white text: Covers are clean with mild general shelfwear, slight staining in upper corner on back: Textblock has staining to exterior at the head and fore edge corner, otherwise pages are clean and unmarked: 153 pp.
New York: Collins & Hannay, 1819. Eighth American, from the last Edinburgh edition. Octavo; Eighth American, from the last Edinburgh edition; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown leather with gold print; Boards in brown leather, wear to corners, edges, hinges and spine caps, rubbing, shelfwear; Text block missing front endpapers, ink and pencil names to front pastedown, title page, rear endpapers, and first and last pages, rear flyleaf torn at bottom, spare amount of pencil notation within, pages puckering and heavily foxed; 500 pages.
Boston, MA: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book - Little, Brown and Company, 1969. Second Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Inscribed; Age-toned white spine with green and black text plus illustration; DJ darkened with age, otherwise clean with shelfwear and edgewear. rubbing at corners and both ends of spine, light stain along fore edge of front cover and small pen stain along tail edge, wrinkling along top edge across both covers, spine even more age-toned than covers, wrinkling at both ends of spine, semi-open tear along top edge of back cover at corner edge, top edge slightly wrinkled, back cover peppered with small stains; Boards strong, clean, some rubbing at both ends of spine; Textblock clean, author inscription to previous owner on front free-end page, all edges show some degree of wear; pp 377.
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 1984. Octavo; pp 291; G-/paperback; light blue spine with black and white text; covers have slight rubbing to exterior; crease to spine; lightly sunned spine; slight stain to rear; intact panels; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; marker mark inside front cover; frontispiece; defect to gutter at pp 66-67; interior clean; illustrated;.
Memphis: Gryphon Books for Writers, 1999. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG-; Hardcover; Spine, blue with white print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, light wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the half-title page; 219 pages.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1865. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Navy spine with gilt text; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with rubbing wear along edges and corners, as well as rubbing on exterior, however panels are sturdy and intact; Text block shows some darkening due to age with previous owners' name & plate on front pastedown, slight writing at head edge of title page and slight cracking along binding at front & rear hinges, small sticker on rear pastedown, overall pages are unmarked and fully bound; pp 780.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; hardcover; dust jacket has general shelfwear, small tear on rear head edge and front head corner, rubbing on spine edges, minor foxing in interior along head edge; boards strong, minor bumping on front head corner; text block has occasional penciling throughout; First Edition, First Printing; 270pp.
Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1947. First Edition. Thin octavo, 96 pages, VG-/VG; blue DJ, white lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, "$2.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, light soiling to edges of boards, bumping to tail; mild age-toning/soiling to endpapers, signature by previous owner in pencil to ffep; interior clean, white gloss leaves, text somewhat faded yet clear and legible; "First Edition" stated to copyright page; shelved Front Counter.
London: Edward Arnold, 1974. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; teal spine, light green and white text; dust jacket has minor shelfwear, minor edgewear, sticker on rear cover, minor rubbing on fore corners, soiling in interior, price cut; boards strong, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; text block age toned; 169pp.
New York, NY: Twayne Publishers, Inc., 1950. Octavo; VG/VG; Brown spine with red and black text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, chipping at front cover top corner as well as top of spine, small open tear along back cover top edge, back cover tail corner indented, DJ protected by book jacket cover; Boards strong, clean, back cover tail corner indented; Textblock darkened with age, generally clean, some pages smudged/stained, top edge inkstain intact yet dented, fore and tail edges stained, pp 327.
New York: Random House, 1991. First U.S. Edition, Second Printing. Quarto picture book, 92 pages, VG/VG-; white DJ, red and navy blue lettering to spine: mild overall wear to DJ, "U.S.A. $35.00 / Canada $44.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth spine, navy blue matte paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: very mild wear to boards (very mild fading to edges), minor imperfections to interior, text and illustrations unaffected; Christmas inscription by previous owners to ffep; numerous contributions by the following well-known authors: Joyce Carol Oates, Iris Murdoch, Paul Theroux, Gore Vidal, Norman Mailer, Seamus Heaney, Martin Amis, Erica Jong, Ian McEwan, Nigel Nicolson, Margaret Drabble, Craig Raine, William Boyd, V.S. Pritchett, Doris Lessing, William Golding, Arthur Miller, Ted Hughes, Kazuo Ishiguro, Julian Barnes, John Updike, Susan Sontag, Anthony Burgess, Douglas Adams, and Patrick Leigh Fermor; section for the letter "Q" features a previously unpublished poem by T. S. Elliot, originally written as a letter to Miss Alice Quinn, age 16, pages 57-60, donated by Mrs. Valerie Eliot; one per cent of the proceeds went to the American Friends of AIDS Crisis Trust "for AIDS research and services to people with AIDS," including the aim to reduce prejudice of persons diagnosed with HIV/AIDS; shelved Front Table.
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.
New York: Meredith Publishing Company, 1967. Second Edition. Small Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Gray spine with off white text: Covers are clean with general shelfwear, some scuffs, binding solid: Textblock exterior is age toned, half title page inscribed by the author, some pages are sticking out slightly but still in binding, pages clean and unmarked: Second Edition: 143 pp.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1975. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine, black and red text; dust jacket has some shelfwear, some edgewear, general light soiling, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; boards strong, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, sticker on front pastedown, light soiling on front end paper; text block age toned; 264pp LOCATED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
New York: The Viking Press, 1956. First Edition. Octavo, 306 pages, G+/G; olive green pictorial DJ, white/red/maroon lettering: heavy wear to DJ, closed tears and chipping to edges of covers, rubbing and age-toning visible to back cover, moderate foxing to edges of flaps, "$3.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, light orange cloth spine, matte black paper boards, black lettering: mild fading to edges of boards; boards somewhat shaken/cocked, light vertical crease down middle of spine, binding sturdy; red top faded, age-toning to fore- and bottom-edges; mild age-toning to interior (mostly to margins), text clear and legible; shelved in Sports.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988. First. First Edition from University of Chicago; Octavo; VG- Paperback; Dark Red spine with White and Orange text; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, small scratch on front cover, previous store's price sticker on rear cover, two small scratches on back cover; Textblock clean save some age toning; 279 pp.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1977. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; mostly white spine with green and black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, minor shelfwear; boards are strong; textblock has small stain on tail edge, otherwise clean; pp 451; second printing, 1997, one of 2500 unnumbered copies.
New York: Ruder Finn Press, 2010. First Edition. square 4to., 517 pp., VG-/VG-; DJ, red spine with white lettering; approx. 1/2" closed tear to bottom edge of front cover; wear/creasing to corners, closed tear to bottom corner of front cover; "$85.00 US" to back cover; pale yellow cloth boards, depressed pale yellow lettering to spine; back board cocked; bumping to corners, particularly to bottom corner of back board; black scuffing to bottom edges of boards; text-block somewhat waved, black scuff mark to fore-edge; interior clean, many glossy plates of Henry's works; INSCRIBED to ffep: "Glen / Well finally this is it. Let me know what you think. Thank you for all you have done for the ISC - you have consistently pulled rabbits out of a hat month after month for years. You know I have always had a deep respect for what you do even if we don't always agree. All the very best / Peace and good health, John Henry / Feb. 2011"; "ISC" likely stands for International Sculpture Center, a non-profit based in Hamilton, NJ, of which Henry is a Chairman Emeritus; "Glen" likely refers to Glenn Harper, Executive Editor of Sculpture, the ISC's monthly magazine, with offices based in Washington, DC, who wrote a review of Henry's book posted to Sculpture magazine's website in March 2011; John Raymond Henry is a contemporary sculptor best known for monumental and large-scale public artworks, including the largest contemporary metal sculpture in the United States; copy includes sealed DVD affixed to back paste-down; shelved Front Table.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1949. Limited Edition, #129/1000. Large Octavo, 367 pages; VG; bound in publisher's red cloth, black label with gilt titling to spine, top edge gilt; housed in a VG black slipcase, titling pastedown with some rubbing; bookplate to front pastedown; name stamp to ffep; signed by Maugham on limitation page, #129/1000; shelved case 2.
London: Henry Colburn, 1814. Octavos, 2 volumes; Poor; 3/4 bound in brown leather, marbled boards; paneled spines, one compartment with burgundy label, one with an ex-library sticker, label on volume 1 has been lost; severe wear and rubbing to boards and binding; gutter visible on ffep of volume 1, with front board and spine detached from text block, but attached to rear board at hinge, volume 2 nearly detached in a similar manner, but still held together; ex-library, with usual stamps, bookplates, and stickers; volume 2 lacking front endpapers, all pages after 486;.
Madison: University of Wisconsin, 1979. Small Quarto; G-/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with brown text; Covers has lightly rubbed exteriors and slight edge wear with former school stamp on front & rear, otherwise intact; Text block has ink stamps of former school on title page slight shelf wear due to handling; pp 284.
New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1986. Quarto; pp 404; G/no-DJ; gray spine with black text; this volume only; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated pastedowns.
Philadelphia: S. Probasco, 1829. 12mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print on black band; Cover in brown leather, spine head torn away, torn along rear hinge, wear to corners and spine tail, spotting; Text block has spotting to edges, significant foxing throughout; “Advertisement to the ninth edition”— page 7; 306 pages.
Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1978. first edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Copper spine with black text; Dust jacket has slight wear on exterior with minor edge wear; Boards have lightly sunned exterior and slight edge wear with otherwise strong and sturdy panels; Text block has light wear with otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 268.
Brisbane, New York, John Wiley & Sons, 1985. First Edition. Octavo; pp 141; VG/paperback; dark beige spine with black and red text; covers have mild wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; intact panels; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
Manchester, England: Carcanet Press, 1995. First Edition. Octavo, 340 pages, VG/VG; DJ, dark brown spine, sky blue and white lettering: minimal wear to DJ, very mild creasing to front cover, "illustrated £25" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black faux-cloth paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: minimal wear to boards, text-block and interior clean; shelved Case 12.
Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier, 1949. Octavo; pp 364; G/Fair; red spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows noticeable wear to exterior; slightly sunned exterior; several chips to edges; small price sticker to rear; cloth has modest shelf wear to exterior; lightly bumped corners; slight worn spine edges and fore corners; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; text in French;.
Newark: University of Delaware, 1948. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Navy blue spine with gilt text; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with lightly rubbed exterior and some minor edge wear, however panels are clean and strong; Text block has slightly darkened exterior edges with unmarked pages and tight binding; previous owner's embossed stamp on ffep; pp 277. Inscribed.
Garden City: Garden City Publishing Co., 1943. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Green spine with gray/white text; DJ has general edgewear, some scuffing and discoloration; Boards strong, show soiling on front/rear pasteboards; Textblock has foxing on exterior tail; several pages with small stains; penmark on rear end paper; Binding strong; 544pp.
New York: G. P. Putnam and Co., 1853. First Edition. 8vo., 366pp.; VG; bound in original brown cloth, paneled spine with gilt lettering, embossing to cloth; all edges of text block gilt; mild wear and rubbing to boards; marbled endpapers; bookplate on front pastedown; contains engraved title page, 19 steel engraved plates including frontispiece, 16 facsimiles of manuscripts, 15 hand-colored mounted proof-paper illustrations; contains a handwritten letter, torn naturally along creases, detailing the gift of this book to a Anna Kelsey. Anna Halleck Kelsey was a teacher of Elocution and English literature towards the end of the nineteenth century.; shelved case 12.
Springfield: The Home Correspondence School, 1929. New and Revised edition. Octavo; New and revised edition; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ has heavily toned spine and flap folds, price-clipped tears to rear hinge, edgewear; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has book plate and small photograph adhered to front flyleaf with blue-penciled vendor price, else clean and tight; xiv, 435 pages.
Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1935. Fourth Edition (Revised and Enlarged). 8vo, vii, 126 pages; VG-; gray cover with black print, bump to lower right corner with creasing throughout, some spotting, small tear at base of spine; interior clean but for slight spotting, some foxing on page edges; at head of title: "United States Department of the Interior ... Geological Survey."