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London: Smith Elder and Co., 1877. First edition. Set of 11 small octavos and 1 larger octavo in brown leather with gold gilt and letters; VG; previous owner's signature on ffep; strong binding on all volumes; paper faded; edges dusty; occasional pages with a small closed cut or penciled underlining; larger volume on "the Study of Celtic Literature"; shelved above Political Science; please contact us for shipping costs.
Cairo: Egyptian State Tourism Department. c. 1960. Artwork by M. Azmy; printed in Egypt by Institut Graphique Egyptien. Issued by the Egyptian State Tourism Department. Condition: Very Good. Slight age toning; one small tear (which does not interfere with the image) visible in upper right margin. Not examined out of frame. Dimensions 29.5 x 41.25 inches.
New York: American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 1933. Offprint [SIGNED]. Quarto; good+/wraps; side-stitched; gray-green spine with no text; front panel with black text; INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, head-edge, front panel; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light toning and foxing; 176 pp.; uncut; illus.; tables and text figures; tail-edge, staining; spine and wraps, sunned; joint, split starts; else very good. [Shelved in Ephemera Binder - Case 9].
London: Printed for A. Bell, W. Taylor, J. Baker, A. Collins, 1715. 8vo., 565pp., ; G+; spine paneled brown leather with faded gilt lettering, gilt tooling; moderate wear to spine, including chipping to head and tail, pieces of top panel missing, chip on lowest panel missing; marks of what appear to be tape across the spine in four pieces; front board bowed inward; bumping to corners, wear to both boards; both boards slightly loose; worn gilt panel on both boards; tooling on board edges; bookplate on front pastedown; some writing in ink on ffep; mild age-toning; frontispiece, folding plate of the garter outfit, plate of garter outfit present and in excellent condition; the table inserted after page 156 is numbered 546-547, but is extra to both pagination and register; contents listed in rear; full title: The History of the most Noble Order of the Garter. Wherein is set forth An Account of the Town, Castle, Chappel, and College of Windsor; with their several Officers: The Foundation of the Order by King Edward III. With the Statutes, and Annals at large, as they have been altered and amended. An Account of the Habits, Ensigns, and Officers of the Order. The Ceremonies of Election, Investiture, and Instalment of Knights: The manner of their Feasts, and the Duties and Fees, payable in these Occasions. Some Account of the Founders, with an exact List of all that have been installed since the first Institution, and their several Coats of Arms emblazon's. To which is prefix'd, A Discourse of Knighthood in General, and the several Orders extant in Europe.; this particular edition was printed the year after George I of England ascended the throne; JG consignment; shelved case 7.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954. First Edition. Approx. 5.75" x 8.5" VG hardcover in VG blue dustjacket with red accent and white lettering. Ex-library with associated stamps and markings, including subtle abrasion to front and rear pastedowns as from removal of pocket or stickers. Gently cocked, lightly soiled boards rubbed and fraying at corners and spine ends. Multiple small chips to crinkled and abraded corresponding areas of age-toned jacket, now protected in clear mylar overlay; significant shallow creases across surfaces. Wear along stress lines; rear book flap has separated completely from jacket rear, but is present and protected in Brodart. Dampstain has darkened jacket rear. Text block near spine head continues dampstain with no discernible bleed-through to interior of book beyond subtle browning to gutter of hinges at rear endpapers, which are starting, and at next-to-last pages. Similarly, faint dampstain near bottom of deckled text block fore-edge seeps only to ffep, half-title page and list of author's previous works; front hinges also starting. Mild foxing to a few interior pages; volume otherwise clean and tight throughout. Case #8.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1952. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 217 pp., VG-/VG; DJ black with white text; mild shelfwear to DJ; price uncut "$2.75" to top right-hand corner of front flap; all four corners of flaps slightly clipped; DJ protected by mylar; dark gray cloth boards, light gray text to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; bumping to corners; rubbing to boards, age-toning to edges of boards; age-toning and shelfwear to text-block; age-toning to text-block, text legible; signed by previous owner to front paste-down, dated Dec. 9, 1952, Washington, D.C.; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 191pp.; VG/VG-; spine black and gray with white and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.95'; dust jacket has archival tape along inside of head and tail of spine, upper rear flap, lower front cover, two chips missing on lower front cover, with tape covering the edges; mild wear to dust jacket; interior clean; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
New York: Gnome Press/Doubleday, 1951. Early Reprint. Approx. 5.75" x 8.25" VG hardcover in VG black dustjacket with lettering sunned to ivory & peach. Early reprint in year of original publication (1951) with no statement of edition on copyright page; while a First would so indicate and would have a printed price of $2.75, this printing displays a $2.95 price on unclipped front jacket flap. Gnome Press is credited as the publisher on title page, but Doubleday receives the distinction on spine of both boards and jacket. Mild discoloration around perimeter of very subtly bowed boards; rubbing to extremities. Age-toned, lightly soiled jacket, protected in clear mylar overlay, crinkled and creased with abrasion at corners and spine ends; a small chip from rear top edge near spine head. Significant age-toning throughout; otherwise, clean and tight. Shelve in Case #8 Spine is black with white and peach text.
Atlanta, Georgia: Meisha Merlin, 2001. First Edition Thus. Octavo, 357 pages, VG/VG; DJ, dark brown and red pictorial spine, red lettering: minimal wear to DJ; "$30.00" stated to tail of spine of DJ and back cover; DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, bright gold lettering: very mild wear to boards, slight cocking to spine, binding strong; light age-toning/wear to text-block; interior clean; SIGNED by Asprin to first page ["Praise for Robert Asprin's Myth Adventures series"], dated 5/01; shelved Case 8 or Front Counter.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1947. Limited First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; teal and tan spine with tan text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing; boards are strong, rubbing along tail edges; textblock has age toning, ex libris plate on front pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 245; one of 2500 unnumbered copies. Shelved Front Counter, "Arkham House area."
Istanbul, Turkey: Koçbank, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 248 pages; VG/VG; Spine is blue with white and gold lettering; dust jacket has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; binding and pages clear; signed by the author on the title page; comes in a pictorial slip case; shelved front table.
London: The Medici Society, 1931. First Edition, First Printing. large 8vo., 614 pp., VG-; dark green cloth boards, bright gilt lettering to spine; overall wear; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; denting along edges of boards; bumping to corners; age-toning/wear to text-block; starting hinge to front endpapers and between pp. 144-145, binding sturdy; mild age-toning to interior, text legible; 2 foldout maps to end of volume; pub. MCMXXXI stated to title page, no mention of further printings; shelved case 9.
Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 2002. Collector's Edition. Octavo; 575pp; VG/No Dust Jacket; full brown leather; spine with gilt lettering and decoration; five raised bands on spine; cover has gilt decoration on both boards; A.E.G.; silk moire end papers; silk book mark bound in; small abrasion bottom edge bottom board; surface sheen a bit dull on bottom board; binding is tight; text block is pristine; printed on archival quality paper. NOTE: No leaflet or other Easton Press ephemera. [Shelved with Easton Press].
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1904. FIFTH PRINTING. VG. 16mo (just over 6" tall) in red leather, title on spine in gilt with five raised bands on spine. Light shelf and edgewear to boards, light rubbing to bottom corners, light general bumping and scratching to boards, noticeable sun discoloration to spine. Gilt to top edge of textblock, lightly burnished, other edges agetoned, fore edge is deckled.. Marbled endpages. Pages have only light agetoning. 288 pp. + list of Macmillan Golden Treasury Series books. HAGAR CONSIGNMENT. Shelved case 4.
London: Faber and Faber, 1937. First Edition. Octavo, 268 pages; VG; fully bound in olive cloth, spine has red and blue lettering; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges, with fraying at the top and bottom of the spine, and on the fore edge corners, spine has minor discoloration; pages have dust build up along the top edge; minor age toning, have minor detachment in several locations; illustrated with photographs, charts, and a fold-out map; has an ex libris bookplate on the inside of the front board; original owner's name written on the upper corner of the ffep; signed by Auden on the sfep; shelved case 9.
New York: George R Lockwood, ND [1870?]. Early Edition. Quarto; VG-; 334 pages; Tooled leather with gilt titling on spine, raised bands; VOL. 2 ONLY; Full color plates intact, protected by tissue guards; Gilt edges; Sewn-in silk bookmark; Marbled endpapers; Bookstore bookplate on front pastedown; Scuffing and some fraying to the edges of the boards and spine; Bumping/fraying to the corners; Some foxing to the edges of the text block; Toning to pages as typical; PS Consignment, shelved case 10.
Patavii [Padua]: Josephus Cominus [Giuseppe Comino], 1750. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary paper boards, newly rebacked with spines and labels preserved, spines tan with paper labels and handwritten black lettering; some rubbing and wear to boards; portions of volume 1 uncut, volume 2 largely uncut; small bookseller label to front pastedowns; interiors clean; wide margins; , 592, , xlviii, 415, ; shelved case 10.
Bordeaux, France: 1570. Thick quarto in light brown, embossed hardcovers and spine; condition: Good; covers show substantial fraying and small tears on edges; open gutter at front; binding strong, but title and first pages loose; long inscriptions on end pages and title page, dated 1575; occasional marginalia; paper faded and slightly wavy; pp. 594; in Latin; shelved in Case # 3; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Robert Riviére & Son Ltd., c. 1920. Octavo, 414 pages; VG-; bound in 3/4 green calf, paneled spine with gilt titling and stamping; wear to hinges, mild rubbing and wear to boardspatterned paper boards; marbled endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; frontispiece with tissue guard; shelved case 2.
Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, 1985. First Edition, First Printing, First State Dust Jacket. Octavo, 203 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; very light wear to dust jacket; spine slightly cocked; interior clean; first-state dust jacket, with no Publisher's device on spine; shelved case 2.
Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, 1985, 1986. First Editions, First Printings. Octavos. Three-Volume Set. VG/VG. Stated First Edition. Each volume is signed by Paul Auster on the Title Page. All three books are in very good condition; tight binding, text and pages are clean and unmarked, boards are neat and clean. Dust jackets are NOT price-clipped and show light shelf wear and is wrapped in protective brodart for added protection. NOTE: City of Glass is in first-state dust jacket, with NO Publisher's device on spine. PRICE IS FOR SET. WD Consignment . Shelve in Case # 2.
London: Macmillan & Co., 1951. First Edition, Third Printing. Octavo, 276 pages; VG-; tan spine is sunned, with gilt lettering; bound in publishers blue cloth; personal inscription by author on ffep; previous owners name on title page, and stamp on ffep; binding sturdy, minimal bumping and shelfwear; age-toning to pages; shelved case 10.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1989. First English Edition. large 4to., off-white cloth-covered spine and boards, with gold lettering and illustration to spine; slight cocking to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine; soiling to text-block; white paper dust jacket with floral illustration; bumping to head and tail of spine and to corners of dust jacket; rubbing to front and back cover of dust jacket; interior clean; shelved Aisle A, Botany.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1960. First Edition, Presumed First Printing. 8vo., 160 pp., VG/VG; red and tan DJ with white and black lettering; mild age-toning to covers of DJ, rubbing to edges, chipping with slight material loss to head and tail of spine and corners; mild age-toning to spine (tan towards tail of spine toned olive green), lettering clear and legible; price uncut "$3.00" to top right corner of front flap, all four corners of flaps clipped; DJ protected by mylar; yellow cloth boards, maroon lettering to spine, maroon illustration of dog to front board; mild fading to spine (text clear and legible), bumping to head and tail of spine, slight cocking to spine; cocking to boards, no shelf lean, binding strong; age-toning to text-block; interior clean, contains many black and white illustrations by Fuller; pub. 1960, "First edition" stated to copyright page, no mention of further printings; frontispiece to title page; shelved Case 6.
Gloucester: Procter Brothers, 1860. First edition. Thick octavo in dark brown embossed hardcovers with vinyl cover; VG; moderate soiling and shelf wear on covers, corners bumped and frayed; strong binding; age-toned paper; edges dusty; pp. 610; contains one illustration and folded map, map is present, loose and has some small tears, one piece has been torn from the upper right corner of the map but is still present; shelved in Case # 1; IR consignment.
New York: The Orion Press, 1964. First U.S. Edition. 8vo., 241pp.; VG/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; some wear to dust jacket, including some dots of staining to flaps, parts of boards; top edge of text block has some specks, others clean; interior clean; shelved case 10.
New York: Published by the Author, 1870. First Edition. Small Quarto, 94 pages, 17 illustrated plates with tissue guards; G+; fully bound in green cloth, front cover and spine have gilt lettering, front cover and back cover have profuse gilt tooling and rulers; binding has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with fraying at the top of the spine and a small chunk missing from the bottom of the spine, has bumping and fraying on the fore edge corners, has minor rubbing and discoloration on both covers; pages have gilt along the edges of the text block, have age toning and a consistent blotch at the bottom edge, have minor to moderate detachment throughout the book, contains a large fold-out reference guide; shelved case 1.
London: C. Baldwin, 1826. First Thus. 10 Octavos; Vg- to G+; brown leather spine with gilt lettering; All edges gilt; Half mottled calf and marbled boards; Some peeling at the spine, joints rubbed and some cracking to some volumes at the spine; Interior clean but toned; Portrait frontispiece; GP Consign; SHELVE: Above monographs. Item is heavy: Please contact us for international and priority shipping.
London: William Washington, 1629. Second Edition. square/small 8vo, 335pp.; VG; brown paneled spine with red label and gilt lettering; rebound, previous boards rebacked, diced with 4 diamonds; faded gilt tooling on edges; marbled endpapers; red specks on text block; binding becoming loose on first two endpapers; significant writing in pen on front and rear endpapers; some writing on text pages, mostly on margins in the form of arrows; misprint on pp. 27 line 2 'pring' for 'bring; top edge trimmed, no text or titles are lost; some waviness to pages; shelfwear and bumping appropriate with age; GP consignment; shelved case 7.
Annapolis, Maryland: Printed by Jonas Green, 1765. First Edition. folio; G; spine paneled brown leather with a red label and gilt lettering; quarter bound black cloth boards, rebound; age-marks and water-stains throughout, some waving to pages, some rips; this copy is lacking the following: title page, (1 leaf), dedication, (1 leaf), Preface, 4pp., Advertisement (errata) (1 leaf), U²-Y² of index; contains: Charter, 17pp., text, 620pp., Indexes, 76pp.; collation is as follows: c²-f², g¹, A⁴-Z⁴, Aa⁴-Zz⁴, Aaa⁴-Zzz⁴, Aaaa⁴-Hhhh⁴, Iiii², A²-T²; last entry on index is 'widows'; shelved case 2.
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1938. Second Edition. 12mo., 270 pages; VG; flexible red boards with gilt text on front and spine; text block marbled; 28 maps, 28 plans, 14 coats of arms; attached ribbon bookmark; mild bumping to spine and covers; bookplate to front pastedown; text in German; shelved case 9.
London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1911. First Edition. royal octavo, 161pp.; VG; spine dark green with gilt lettering in both English and Chinese; minor rubbing and shelfwear; uncut text block and minor chipping; Contains a frontispiece and 120 illustrations, of which 12 are in color; some browning to the endpapers, minimal browning/aging to the paper throughout the text; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by the author, 2 August, 1918; shelved case 12.
New York: Argus Books, Inc., 1947. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; grey spine, black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, light chipping to head and tail of spine, large closed tear on back of jacket, price unclipped; boards are strong, bumping to the head and tail of spine; text-block age toned, otherwise clean; interior pages age toned, otherwise clean; pp. 341; Front Counter, Dupont.
London: The Bombay Historical Society, 1908. Limited Edition, 1/1,200. Quarto, 292 pages VG; 3/4 green leather with green cloth on boards; Spine is light brown with raised bands and gilt text; small stamp of previous owner on front free endpaper, otherwise there are no markings to text and pages are clean; Binding is strong; Edges of text block are uncut; Illustrated with 30 hand-finished chromolithograph plates. marbled endpapers; mild rubbing to leather on spine and to corners; shelved case 12.
New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1982. First limited edition (#93 of 1,000); signed by artist and poet. Oblong thin quarto in grey soft covers with burgundy letters; VG; minimal soiling; clean paper, text, and drawings; special signature page at the end; tiny crease on top right front cover; shelved in case # 11.
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1979. Limited Edition. Octavo, 232 pages; VG; fully bound in brown leather, paneled spine has gilt tooling and lettering, front cover has gilt rulers and profuse gilt lettering, pages have gilt along all edges; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages clear; silk endpapers; contains a silk ribbon; signed by the author before the limitation page; shelved case 7.
New York: Press of T.J. Dyson & Son, 1895. Second Edition. Octavo; G+; hardcover; cardboard with orange paper, black lettering; boards slightly bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, general soiling, open tear on front along hinge, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, age toning and light foxing in interiors, separation front text block in front interior, tape along rear interior gutter; text block age toned, occasional light soiling, folding on head fore corners, tearing on pages 118 and 119; 120pp. Shelved in case 13.
London: Michael Joseph, 1972. First British Edition. 8vo., 415pp.; VG/VG; spine red and blue with yellow and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; tiny water droplet stains on top edge of text block; INSCRIBED on title page by author, dated 14 June, 1975; shelved case 6.
New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Inc., 1975. First Edition. Octavo, 204 pages; G/VG-; Spine is white with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$6.95', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has faint rubbing on both covers; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, spine has significant cocking, has bumping and minor fraying on the fore edge corners; pages have a small stain in the upper gutter corner of the first several pages; shelved case 8.
New York: Putnam, 1942. First Edition. Octavo; 239pp; black cloth boards with red titles in illustrated dustjacket; top edge inked red; quarter inch loss to dustjacket at crown, mild chipping and wear to edges and corners; bottom edge of text block shows a few pages roughly opened and one page with half inch loss at lower corner; overall a very good copy with dustjacket housed in mylar wrap. Author's First Book. [Spine; white titles on black]. Shelved in Case #6.
Bologna: Tommaso Colli a S. Tommaso d'Acquino, 1747. Second Edition. large thin 8vo., 75 pages; VG-; bound in vellum, remnants of label on tail of spine; interior double-column text in Italian; front pastedown has a small label of previous owner; title page has authors name handwritten; slight waving to pages; small closed tear to title page; water damage to tail of spine, extending into text; title translates to: The doctrine of the Catholic Church about usury; shelved case 3.
London: Charles Gilpin, 1848. First British Edition. 12mo., 178pp.; VG; spine brown cloth with gilt lettering; bumping and shelfwear to corners, head and tail of spine; some rubbing to boards; interior clean; gutter slightly loose on both front and rear endpapers, else binding tight; shelved case 10.