Paris: Librairie Garnier. 8vo in three-quarters brown leather w/raised bands, gilt text & decoration on spine, gilt-stamped family crest on cover. G+ condition hardcover. Rebound, w/original cardstock covers. Leather at corners moderately threadbare. Weakened front joint at spine, Spine leather scuffed, spine-edges worn from use; head of spine chipped. portion of spine tail edge missing (see photo). Ex-libris Herbert Claiborne Pell. Text in French. 494pp w/b&w photos, color frontispiece.
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980. Two folio volumes. Blue cloth, illustrated dust jackets, publisher's slipcase. With 537 watercolor drawings and 43 engravings. VG/VG. Volumes clean and tight, no markings. Dust jackets slightly worn at extremities, small chips at corners. Slipcase worn at extremities. Heavy set, will require extra shipping. Shelve by Front Door.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1933. Quarto; VG hardcover; Green spine with gilded text; Boards strong w/some edge wear (corners and spine edges lightly frayed, edges have a few small indents, back board's lower left corner has tiny chip), boards have some light rubbing on surfaces and edges, spine has tiny scuff, back board has small bump on right side, pastedowns age toned, binding strong; Textblock age toned, interior clean; 93 pp. text, 47 pp. plates.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1935. Large, thin octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Green spine with gilded text; Boards strong, boards have some rubbing and edge wear, corners small chips, pastedowns age toned, binding strong; Textblock age toned, interior clean; 47 pp. text, 12 pp. plates, several fold-out maps in rear.
Paris: d'Auguste Delalain, 1819. Quatorzieme edition. 16mo; good/none; brown cloth spine with no text; quarter-bound w/brown and white mottled boards; new professional binding; ex libris, signature, opp. title-page; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 192 pp.; fore-edge, deckle; tail-edge, some corners restored; else very good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH.
Munchen: Hugo Schmdt Verlag, 1920. Limited 354/500. Quarto; vg/none; red cloth spine with gilt title on black label; three-quarters bound with gray marbled boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 140 pp.; illus., 73 B&W plates, with tissue guards; medium toning; board edges, chipping and wear; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN; ----FICTION.
Boston and New York: A. S. Barnes; Woolworth, Ainsworth & Co., 1869. 40th edition, revised. 12mo; Good+ condition Hardcover; dark brown leather spine with gilt lettering; quarter-bound w/brown cloth boards; ex libris, pencil signatures; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; age-toning; all text edges, feathered; 309 pp.; endpapers, pencil notes; hinges and joints, split starts; front joint, breaks but attached; foot of spine, material loss; else good.
London: Witherby, 1921. First Edition. Octavo; 223pp; full orange cloth; moderately worn and soiled; hinges cracked; some pencil annotations in text; bookseller sticker (large) on rear pastedown; else good. [Spine; gilt titles and black raider on orange cloth]. Shelved on sales floor, on rare/exp endcase nears stairs.
Alger, 1898. Large Octavo; G+/no-DJ; maroon spine, gild text; rebound; boards strong, clean; text block aged toned, foxing, damp staining on rear pages, occasional pen and pencil marks, does not contain all of original pages, insert of missing pages added, please see all eight attached photos for details; 664pp.
New York: The Century Co, 1889. First edition. Folio; 145 pp. Original pictorial boards; no dust jacket (as issued). With 19 illustrations by Edward W. Kemble in black and white. VG; some soiling and discoloration to boards, which are rubbed at the spine, particularly at spine top; interior age-toned but generally clean. Housed in a deluxe clamshell box. VW Consignment. Shelved in Case #2.
Rennes: Guillaume Vatar, 1748. Translation. Small octavo; Good+ condition; brown leather spine with gilt lettering and raised bands; gilt filigree in panels; major shelf wear and bumping; edges and joints, chipping and wear;split start; edges, tinted red; text block, clean; some dog-ears; 848 pp., w/table des matieres, 31 pp.; boards, edges w/gilt filigree, worn; scarring; endpapers, toning starts; else good; TEXT IN FRENCH. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Radnor, Pennsylvania: Chilton, 1973. First Edition. Octavo, 280 pages; VG/VG; pictorial spine with white lettering; dust jacket protected, price of $6.95 not clipped, clean; bound in publishers orange paper over boards and green cloth spine; interior unmarked, binding sturdy; shelve front desk fiction.
London: Edward Arnold, 1897. no edition given. large octavo, G+/no DJ, burgundy spine with faded gilt text: shelfwear; corners & spine ends bumped and worn; front hinge cracked; POS on ffep verso; gutter cracked in two places; text block age-toned, with minor foxing to first 10 pages, including ffep & tissue covering frontispiece, frontispiece itself NOT affected; minor pencil marks on several pages, text block else clean. All plates and maps present, including frontispiece, 1 fold-out map and 7 extended maps (2 closed tears in margins of fold-out map, map itself not affected; all other maps & plates fine). Shelve in glass case.
London: The Bodley Head, 1922. Second edition. Small octavo; xvi, 392 pp. With illustrations and three maps (one folding). Publisher's original green cloth. VG. One small rubbed area on spine. Pages age-toned. Some foxing to endpapers and fore-edges. Binding tight. Previous owner's signature on front endpaper. Shelved aisle 7.
Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society, 1990. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gilt text; Cloth has lightly age toned exterior but otherwise clean, strong and sturdy panels; Text block shows slight wear on edges due to handling, previous owner's book plate on front pastedown, and slight cracking toward tail edges at binding between first few pages, otherwise clean and intact pages; pp 64. Shelved in aisle 7.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1907. First Edition. 4to., 336 pp., VG- condition; orange cloth boards, spine faded light brown, leather title label with gilt lettering affixed to spine; bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spine and corners of boards; rubbing to spine, chipping to edges of label, lettering to label barely legible; cocking to spine, cracked hinge to front board, boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; fading to gilt text-block, age-toning to beveled fore- and bottom-edges; occasional age-toning, foxing, and minor staining to interior; signature of previous owners to ffep and recto of first blank page, embossed stamp of previous owner to bfep, label from previous bookseller to front paste-down; tipped-in frontispiece and plates protected by tissue guards; Shelved on bookshelf near stairs on sales floor Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
New York: Ballantine Books, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 642pp.; VG/VG; spine purple with purple and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; very mild shelfwear; SIGNED on title page by Diana Gabaldon, Orson Scott Card, Tad Williams, Terry Brooks, Robin Hobb, Robert Silverberg, Raymond E. Feist, and George R. R. Martin. Tad Williams actually signed twice, but the last part of his signature went off the page, so it appears that he redid it, leading to a total of nine signatures on the title page. There are three small lines on the text block from his first attempt at his signature.; shelved case 8.
New York: Tom Deherty Associates, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 715pp.; VG/VG; spine yellow with red and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a Mylar covering, price uncut; very mild shelfwear; text block clean; SIGNED on title page by George R. R. Martin, Anne McCaffrey, Robert Silverberg, Terry Prachett, Tad Williams, and Orson Scott Card.; shelved case 8.
Reading, PA: Fantasy Press, 1949. First edition. 12mo; good+/good; dj, black spine with green text; HB, blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex libris, signature; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 252 pp.; binding shaken; dj, [BRO-DART]; chipping, minor tears, light staining; else very good. Shelve Sci/Fi.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1918. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Age tone orange spine with darkened gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, bumping to corners, rubbing to edges, spine is shaken, however, binding is still strong; Textblock has minor wear on edges, cracking on inner hinges, also on gutter between p.64 and p.65, age toned end papers, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 390.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. First American Edition. Quarto (13" by 10"); Fair+ condition hardcover; large spine, black leather, gilt lettering, raised bands; boards strong, leather-bound, volume one front cover has significant damage (leather partially melted, pealing from board at bottom edge and spine, spine joint cracked, large chip top top fore edge - 4" by 2.5"), rubbing on spine joints and on edges, rubbing on raised bands (spine), some lighter rubbing on covers, partial stick stuck on vol. 2 front cover, edges all have gilt dentelle, covers have embossed images/decorations in the leather; textblocks clean, have minor wear, lightly age toned, gilt edges, marbled pastedowns/free end papers, minor age-related spotting throughout (volume 1 only), volume two pages 13 and 14 damaged (torn open at bottom edge), pages 7-12 have more minor wear to bottom edges, water stains on edges (causing some page wrinkling), no writing/markings, no underlining, contains many elaborate full-page wood-engraved illustrations, steel-engraved illustrated plates protected by thick tissue (intact), two maps in very good condition in vol 2 (one in front, one in back). pp. 480, 472. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.
Hodder and Stoughton: London, 1963. first printing. Octavo; VG-/G; Gold/light blue spine with white text; Dust jacket has moderately sunned exterior, mostly on spine, with slight rubbing wear at head and fore edges, and light soiling on rear, some minor edge wear, but overall still intact; Cloth slightly sunned exterior with lightly rubbed corners, but panels are clean and strong; Text block shows some wear with ivory toned edges, clean pages and tight binding; pp 191. Aisle 7.