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Brunn and Wien: Verlag von Karafiat & Sohn, 1903. Booklet [6x8]; pp 221; Fair/paperback; sunned tanned spine with black text; probable first edition; yellowish tan covers show some moderate wear to exterior; chips to spine edges; small soiling spots to front toward tail edge; text block shows light shelf wear; cracking to gutters; some pages slightly loosed from binding but preset; age toned interior; cocked spine; illustrated; previous owner's name to title page; German text NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in the FS box.
London: Hutchinson & Co Ltd, 1973. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G+; purple black and orange spine, black and white lettering; dust jacket had general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed tears on front head edge and both tail edges, closed tear on spine head edge, open tear on front head fore corner, closed tear on rear head fore corner, spine sun toned, folding and creasing on interior front flap, foxing on interior; boards strong, slight bowing, some edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on tail edges, browning on end papers, erased pencil on front end paper; text block age toned, foxing on exterior edges; 264pp.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1917. First. Dec. 1917 printing. Volume 2 Missing; Previous owner put protective plastic cover on; Octavo; G+ Hardcover; Black spine with Gold text; Boards strong, clean with slight edgewear, some shelfwear, seperation along rear hinge; Textblock has age toning, small black marks on 10+ pages, otherwise clean; 438 pp.
Lyon: Marc Camus, Librairie de l'Archeveche, 1936. First Edition. 8vo., 102 pages; G-; buff cover with black and red print, cover separated from spine, some rubbing, small stains, soiling, fingerprints, pencil marks, tears at top and bottom of spine and back upper and lower edge, right lower corner creased; interior pages brittle with some pencil annotations, some separation along sewn binding; text in French.
London: Gerald Howe Ltd, 1927. 10mo; pp 91; G; burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows modest wear to exterior; sturdy boards; lightly sunned spine; text block has slight tone to exterior edges; deckled edges; interior clean; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean.
Saddle River, NJ: Gerry de la Ree, 1975. Booklet [9x12]; pp 43; G+/paperback; limited edition; this is copy 509 of 900; off-white covers have some toning toward edges; brown lettering and illustrations to exterior; modest wear to edges; intact binding; text block shows slight tone to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
London: Gerald Howe Ltd, 1927. 10mo; pp 94; G-; sunned red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows some staining to panels; sturdy boards; ex-library markings to spine; lightly bumped corners; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; deckled edges; frontispiece; ex-library markings inside; light pencil to several pages; good binding.
New York: The Monacelli Press, Inc., 1998. first edition. Quarto; VG- paperback; Blue spine white text; Covers are slightly rubbed on exterior with minor edge wear, otherwise panels are sturdy and intact; Text block shows slight wear on exterior due to handling with unmarked and tightly bound text pages; pp 192. Aisle 7.
London: Faber and Faber, 1960. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with black print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, toning to spine and mild peripheral tanning, mild shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps, blemish at front bottom edge; Text block has spotting to edges, name in ink on front flyleaf, ink stamp on rear flyleaf, light foxing to initial pages and rear endpapers, clean text; 220 pages.
1932. First Edition. 8vo., 22 pages; G condition paperback.; no cover, taped spine with some separation, chipping on edges of front and back pages, slight tear to front edge of first two pages, small amount of insect damage to top of first two pages, some rubbing; "A supplement to the Bell System Technical Journal, July, 1932"
Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish Editions, 2019. Octavo; pp 229; VG-/paperback; ivory spine with black text; review copy not released until 2/2020; covers show light wear to exterior; intact panels; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; interior clean; inscribed by Andrea Plate;.
n.p. The Cornell university Library Digital Collections, 1995. Facsimile. Reprint of 1889 copy. Octavo; pp 426; G/paperback; lavender blue spine with black text; odd volume; print on demand edition; covers has some rubbing to edges; light soiling to exterior; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Cambridge, MA: The Mediaeval Academy of America, 1959. Octavo; pp 322; G-; dark blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows noticeable soiling to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; foxing to endpapers; text pages clean; tight binding.
Livorno: Di Paola Fabbrini, 1941. 210/250. Quarto; pp 22; Poor/no-DJ; missing spine, as is; black text to front; slight foxing to boards; this is number 210 of 250 limited copies; fraying head edge; boards show noticeable age toning toward edges; chipped spine and spine edges; slight spotting to spine; portion towards head edge; fraying to tail edges; text block has slight yellow toning toward page edges; profusely illustrated with color and black and white plates; slight foxing to first and last few pages; cracking to gutters; frontispiece; arts - biography; German and Italian texts.
Washington; New York: National Gallery of Art; Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1986. Quarto; pp 367; VG-/paperback; white spine with blue and red text; covers show light toning to edges; faux flaps; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; arts - Modern.
New York: George Braziller, Inc., 1976. Large Octavo; pp 48; G/paperback; beige/blue/red pictorial spine with orange text; covers have slight toning to exterior; minor edge wear; small sticker to spine; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; arts - collection.
New York: Walker and Company, 1967. Octavo; pp 141; G/paperback; ivory spine with red and black text; covers have slight toning toward edges, some toning to spine; slight soiling to exterior; minor wear to edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated in black and white; interior clean; arts- French; biography.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1966. Octavo; pp 316; G/G-; blue spine with black and white text; dust jacket has few chips to edges; some rubbing wear to exterior and vertical edges; cloth has moderate, general wear to exterior; some soiling to spine; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated;.
Paris: Editions Andre Roussard, 1984. Quarto; unpaginated; G/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate soiling to exterior; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; arts - French; French text; inscribed by artist; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Bombay: Tata Press, 1986. First Edition. Octavo; VG- Hardcover w/ dustjacket; Olive Green spine with Black text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small white marks toward head edge of front cover, otherwise clean; Boards strong, clean, bumping to corners; Textblock has ink transfer on pages 10, 34, 61, 72, 90, 106, 148; otherwise clean; 155 pp.
London: The Phaidon Press, 1955. Quarto; G; Hardcover; Spine, yellow with black print; Boards in yellow cloth with black print, toning to spine, wear to corners and spine caps, hinge tear at rear top of spine, stray mark and slight stain to front; Text block has slight stain on title page, else clean and tight; 198 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w, some color). [Shelf: East Asian Art] [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.].
New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1961. Octavo; pp 424; G/G-; beige spine with black and green text; dust jacket has some chips to edges; modest soiling to exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has only slight wear to edges; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Toronto: The Macmillan Company, 1970. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 402; G+/G; tannish beige spine with black and red text; dust jacket has noticeable sunned exterior; few chips to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has modest tone to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; good binding;.
Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2018. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, illustrated with white print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with brown paper to spine and blue paper to boards, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xviii, 201 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Holland, MI: Hope College, 1996. Large Thin Octavo; pp 250; G/G; marble gray spine with green and black text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; mild edge wear; cloth shows some shelf wear to exterior; slight dings to edges; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; signed by authors; inscribed by Elton Wagenaar;.
Framingham, MA: Old America Company Publishers, 1936. Octavo; pp 295; G+; green spine with gilt text; missing jacket; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block has slightly toned exterior edges; deckled fore edge; some uncut pages; chips at fore edge to preface; tight binding; illustrated.
Philadelphia: Camino Books, Inc., 1994. First Paperback Edition. Octavo; pp 405; VG-/paperback; red spine with black and white text; covers show slight wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; intact panels; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; previous owner's name inside front cover; illustrated;.
London: HarperCollins Publishers, 1995. First UK Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-hardcover; Black spine with white and gold text; Moderate shelf wear and age to covers of jacket, minor fraying along sides and chipping to corners otherwise jacket intact; Moderate wear to boards, binding slightly cocked, slight creasing of some pages at the top corners; Text block clean; 656 pp Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates.
n. d. n. publ. 1993. Booklet; pp ; G/paperback; beige covers show slight soiling to exterior, mostly toward edges; minor wear to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; inscription to previous owner to front pastedown; slight smudges toward head edge, small stain to spine toward head edge; otherwise interior clean NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 11, in Netdesk office.
Washington: WND Books, 2011. First edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white and yellow print; DJ has very slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with grey paper to spine and white paper to boards, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; iii, 303 pages, illustrated (color plates).