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.
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Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1877. First Tauchnitz Edition. Small octavo, 456 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 brown calf, paneled spine with gilt lettering, burgundy label with gilt lettering; marbled boards; mild wear and rubbing to boards; mild age-toning to pages; Collection of British Authors Volume 1645; text in English; shelved case 2.
Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1867 [ca. 1877]. Tauchnitz Edition. Small octavo, 442 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 brown calf, paneled spine with gilt lettering, burgundy label with gilt lettering; marbled boards; mild wear and rubbing to boards; mild age-toning to pages; Collection of British Authors Volume 883; Since Emma wasn't published by Tauchnitz until 1877, and this copy has Emma listed under 'by the same author,' this book was printed after; text in English; shelved case 2.
London: Printed for T. Egerton, 1813. First Edition. 12mo., 239 pages; Volume 2 only; ; G; bound in period mottled calf, gilt tooling to spine; rear board detached but present; signs of previous rebacking; moderate rubbing to boards; interior with only slight toning and staining; with scarce half-title, usually removed by early 19th century binders; front pastedown has bookplate of collector B. George Ulizio, and written name of Lady Popham; scarce in any form; shelved case 3.
Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1864/1870. Tauchnitz Edition. Small octavo, 456 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 brown calf, paneled spine with gilt lettering, burgundy label with gilt lettering; marbled boards; mild wear and rubbing to boards; mild age-toning to pages; Collection of British Authors Volume 735 and 1112; Sense and Sensibility dated 1864, lacking Emma, Pride and Prejudice dated 1870, with Emma listed. Since Emma wasn't published by Tauchnitz until 1877, and this copy has Emma listed under 'by the same author,' Pride and Prejudice was printed after.; text in English; shelved case 2.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1908. Octavo, xviii, 428 pages; VG-; bound in 3/4 red leather, red cloth boards; rebacked with new paneled red cloth spine, two black labels with gilt lettering; marbled endpapers preserved; some wear to board edges; top edge of text block gilt; interior slightly age-toned; 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.
Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. (first edition). octavo in cloth. VG-. Shelf and edge wear. Fraying to top and bottom of spine. Corners bumped. Binding loose in area of page 66. Book contains small black and white illustrations. 187pp. Shelve in poetry. Spine is red with and black text.
Illinois: Easton Presas/Publications Intl Ltd, 2004. First edition. quarto. F/-. black leather spine with gold lettering and Easton Press logo at tail of spine. embellished boards with gilt pattern and glossy color photo fornt cover. cloth decorates front interior and fep. textblock is clear and filled with color photos on crisp gilt-tipped pages.tightly bound, corners sharp and gently handled and no visible shelfwear. Shelved with EASTON PRESS/FRANKLIN LIBRARY.
Leicester: Hodder and Stoughton, 1975. First [Assumed] Edition. Tall octavo in dark green cloth with light green pictorial dust jacket, VG+/VG+, dust jacket protected by Brodart, title in black on green dj spine. Light shelf wear, age toning, minor bumping to lower edge of front board. Binding strong, boards straight, many monotone illustrations throughout. Shelve Literary Criticism.
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.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004. First Edition (Signed). Octavo in quarter orange cloth and three quarters red paper over boards. VG+/VG+. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. An excellent copy in a bright, crisp, mylar-protected DJ. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding square and tight. 276 pp. [DJ spine is yellow with red text. Shelved in Hardcover Fiction].
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 4.
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.
North Kansas City: Athena Publishing Company, March 1975. First Printing. VG/VG- Quarto in brown cloth boards with embossed gilt text, DJ sienna-orange with dark brown text on spine. Some shelfwear; bumped at corners, head and tail of spine. DJ rubbed, upper corners and head of spine a bit chipped and wrinkled. Interior clean and bright, binding solid. Shelved in Antiques/Dolls.
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.
Philadelphia: R. H. Baist, 1938-1965. Elephant Folios, 4 volumes; VG-; 1/2 bound in maroon cloth with mustard cloth boards; hardcover, some wear. Contents very good. 141 detailed maps, based on surveys conducted by Baist's employees, showing not only major landmarks and government buildings, but the location of nearly every structure in Washington, including houses color coded by the type of material used to build their exteriors; Title information mounted on pastedown, index on ffep; extremely scarce, the only copies on sale at the time of listing; extremely heavy, please contact for accurate shipping costs; AS consignment; shelved above aisle A.
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.
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.
London: Riccardo Bancker, 1791. Set of 9 small octavos in 3/4 burgundy and beige moire hardcovers with gold gilt on spine; VG; boards with moderate soiling or shelf wear; strong binding; ex-libris small sticker and previous owner's name; paper slightly foxed and discolored; text clean, in Italian; dusty edges; altogether in good condition; first edition of Bandello's novels were published in 1554; shelved above Sociology; please contact us for shipping costs.
San Francisco: Yolla Bolly Press, Sierra Club Books, 1985. First Edition (Stated). Folio hardcover with dustjacket. VG+/VG+. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the front endpaper to historian Daniel Boorstin. Interior clean, binding strong, minor shelfwear, dustjacket now in protective plastic sleeve. 210 pp. 0871568454. [Black text on white spine. Above geography.].
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1996. first printing. NF-/NF-. Short squarish 4to in brown boards. DJ spine is brown with text on spine in red and white. Signed by author on second title page. Boards have very light edgewear, otherwise boards and DJ in as new condition. A number of b&w and color illustrations among the pages. 131 pp. Shelved Locked Modern Firsts.
Philadelphia, PA: James Challen and Sons, 1858. first edition. Thick octavo in 3/4 burgundy cloth and leather; VG; six-band embossed spine with black frame and gold letters; boards with minimal soiling; strong binding; paper discolored; edges dusty; inscription on ffep; frontispiece portrait foxed; text clean; two large, folded maps, foxed, with scotch tape repair; pp. 621; contains various illustrations, of illuminations, lithographs, and wood engravings showing ancient, medieval, and modern Jerusalem; shelved in Case # 9.