Lyon: Hachette, 1995. Reprint (In French). Signed; Written in French language; Reprint; Octavo; VG-/No-DJ (paperback); Spine is mostly white with black and a small amount of red text; Covers have general shelf wear, general edge-wear, rubbing and bumping to corners, light age-toning, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, signed on front free-end paper, light age-toning, content is clear; pp 602.
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n.p. Walker County, Georgia Governing Authority, 2010. Large Octavo; pp 773; VG; dark blue spine with silver text; no jacket; cloth has light wear to exterior; lightly splayed front board; text block shows very mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 322 pp., G/G; DJ, blue spine and front cover (age-toned greenish-blue), black and white (age-toned tan) lettering to spine, white (age-toned tan) lettering to front cover; heavy wear to DJ—chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine, corners, and top-edge of DJ; many closed tears to edges of DJ; age-toning to covers (lettering legible); price uncut "$2.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap, DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards, black lettering, blue and yellow striped spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine, fading to spine (lettering clear and legible), cocking to spine, no shelf lean; fading and foxing to boards, bumping to corners, boards somewhat shaken, binding intact; starting hinge between pp. 176-177; age-toning to text-block, stippled fore-edge, mild staining to bottom-edge; mild residue (likely dirt) between pp. 320 and recto of bfep; pub. 1940 stated to title and copyright pages, Scribner's "A" and colophon to copyright page indicating a First Printing of the First Edition; association copy INSCRIBED by Derleth to ffep: "For Edwin Balmer / whose editorial sagacity about two of these stories has been applauded by the critics of this volume - Cordially, August Derleth"; Balmer (1883-1959) was an American science fiction/mystery writer who edited two of Derleth's stories in this volume; shelved Front Counter, "Derleth area."
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Black spine with green text; Boards are lightly rubbed with minor edge wear, panels are sturdy and straight; Text block has darkened due to age but pages are tightly bound with deckled fore edge; Previous owner's name on front end paper; pp 391.
London: Pleasant Pastures, 1974. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG/no-DJ (paperback as is); Spine thin and pink with white text; Boards have edge wear, age-toning, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 84; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1858. Thick, large quarto; G+/no DJ wrap; brown quarter leather binding with marbled boards; covers have some rubbing, front hinge loosely attached, corners worn, wear to the leather of the spine; strong binding, light foxing to the edges, pages have marginal foxing but are otherwise clear in consideration of their age; 1077pp.
Crukshank: Philadephia, 1793. First American Edition. Duodecimo; 192pp; full old calf leather with spine fully rebacked in workmanlike fashion; old wear remains; top corners largely showing; text block lacks endpapers; numerous contemporary ink names and later pencil scribbles on pastedowns and verso of frontis engraving with evident bleed-through; text block toned and occasionally soiled; folding table between pp130-131 torn halfway down the folding crease with the external half missing; contents else generally good. [Spine; plain and worn brown leather no titles]. [Note: A. S. Con Alex P.L.].
Malvern, PA: Taylor Publishing Company, 1983. Second Printing. Quarto: VG/G: Off white spine with black text: DJ has considerable wear, with multiple small closed tears, soiling, age toning and a one inch open tear along the tail edge of front DJ: Boards are strong and clean with very mild shelfwear: Textblock has some age toning, front free page bears inscription by author to a previous owner, otherwise pages are clean and free of markings, folds and tears: 307 pp. [ Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
Dayton: The National Historical Association, 1925. Large Octavo; pp 231+278; G-/no-DJ; dark blue spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths show moderate shelf wear to exteriors; some rubbing wear to corners; strong boards; text blocks have light toning to exterior edges; frontispieces; interiors show some foxing to few pages throughout volumes; chip to fore edge of ffep to vol. 1; light moisture staining toward tail edges of first few pages to vol. 1 and last few pages of vol. 2; deckled fore edges; illustrated; cracking to hinge of vol. 2; interiors lightly toned;.
Washington, D.C. Historic Chevy Chase, D.C., Inc., 1999. First Edition. Quarto; pp 149; VG/VG-; yellow spine with dark blue text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; small chip to rear tail edge; minor wear to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
New York: Da Capo Press, 1967. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 326; VG-/no-DJ; 1/4 dark blue spine with gilt text; full title: The Arts and Crafts in New England, 1704-1775: Gleanings from Boston Newspapers Relating to Painting, Engraving, Silversmiths, Pewterers, Clockmakers, Furniture, Pottery, Old Houses, Costume, Trades and Occupations, Etc; dark green boards shows slight wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; some illustrations.
New Orleans: Christian Woman's Exchange, 1980. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 98; VG/G; gray spine with black text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; small tape mend to head spine edge; mylar wraps; cloth clean; mild wear to corners; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1969. Folio; G+/G-; White spine with black & red text; Dust jacket has fraying, rubbed & peeling exterior and edges, 2 inch tear on lower back at spine, 0.5 inch tear toward front back lower edge; Boards have slight shelfwear with slightly rubbed corners; Textblock is age toned; pp 240. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, n.d. Large Quarto; VG-/G-; ivory spine with red & black text; dust jacket has soiling and foxing toward edges, price clipped front flap; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior and edge; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean; inscribed; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Publishers, 2009. Small Quarto; pp 403; VG/VG-; gray/blue/white pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; small price sticker to front; small chip to front tail edge; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Philadelphia: Edward C. Biddle, 1837. Second edition, with corrections and additions. 12mo; Second edition, with corrections and additions; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green without print; Boards in green cloth and tan paper with black print, green cloth and endpapers are from later re-binding, green cloth obscures some print on rear of cover, original boards have corners worn away, stains, tanning; Text block has stray pencil mark on front pastedown, water stains to edges and to some pages, age-toning and warping to paper; viii, 282, 43 pages.
Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1973. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG+/VG-; Spine is black with white text; DJ has general edge wear, several small tears along edges, minor material loss at corners, age-toning to verso, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, light rubbing to corners and head/tail of spine, some light scratches and scuffs, joints are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 238; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York/Cincinnati: Swormstedt& Poe/Carlton & Porter, 1859. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; spine black leather w/gold txt, wear at spine, some fraying, frnt cvr separated from entire book due to age (enclosed in protective wrap), visible creases at joints, fraying at edges all around; boards firm and clean; binding loose at back hinge, still strong; pgs have visible aging: foxing throughout book, as well as discoloration at txt block, yet still legible, prints still viable, siight curling and creasing, however very good condition as is considering age and elements. 762pp +12 prints.
Philidelphia: George E. Graham, 1852. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine black leather w/gold txt, visible creasing at joints, scuffing along spine, head & tail, scuffing and wear along edges, sides; boards firm, sticker on inside frnt cvr, otherwise clean; binding loose at hinges, still strong, serviceable; pgs have visible aging, free back pg torn, chipping along w/ free frnt pg, typical discoloration, otherwise in incredible cond. as is. 666pp + 6 prints.
Philadelphia: Deacon & Peterson, 1866. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine brown & black leather w/gold txt, some shelf wear along the top and bottom of book, as well as visible creasing at spine, fraying and fading accompanied by scuffing; boards are firm & has drawing from prev owner on back inside cvr, otherwise clean; binding is loose at hinges, but still strong; pages show discoloration at txt block due to age, also discoloration and foxing throughout book as well as color transfer, some dog earring, slight tears, and pages that are no longer bound by adhesive so therefore loose (pg 139-141 for ex), burned hole in back free pg, as well as scorch marks going up to pg 841, signs of chipping as well as tears evident through book due to age, prev owner has pencil writing on back of free back page, otherwise in fairly good condition considering age & elements. Full price as is. 862pp+ 12 color plates.
Philadelphia: Deacon & Peterson, 1865. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine brown & black leather w/gold txt, some shelf wear along the top and bottom of book, as well as visible creasing at spine and scuffing; boards are firm & clean; binding is loose at hinges, almost worn through at frnt hinge but still strong; pages show discoloration at txt block due to age, also discoloration and foxing throughout book as well as slight chipping and color transfer from plates. Despite all of this, the pgs are in good repair & the 12 fashion plates are almost immaculate. In excellent condition as is. 846pp +12 fashion plates. Sold at full price.
Philidelphia: C.J. Peterson, 1871. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; spine black leather w/gold txt, fading of spine, creasing at joints, frnt joint leather is split, marked fraying in the back of spine, wear at edges, head & tail; boards clean & firm; binding loose at hinges, otherwise strong; pgs have aging: discoloration, creasing, tears, pgs 357-360 have come out of binding, creased and chipping, Dec color print coming undone from binding, as well, otherwise in fairly good cond. as is. 460pp + 12 color prints.
Philidelphia: C.J. Peterson, 1868. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; spine black leather w/ gold txt, creasing at joints visible, wear at edges, on all sides, head & tail, fraying and scuffing; boards bumping to corners, firm & clean; binding loose at hinges otherwise serviceable, strong; pgs have signs of aging: discoloration, darkening, chipping and clean tears on various pgs, as well as creasing, transfer of colors, in very good cond. as is. 484pp + 12 prints.
Philidelphia: C.J. Peterson, 1859. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine black leather w/ gold txt, typical aging & wear resulting in fading txt on spine as well as visible creasing at joints, scuffing on back & frnt of cvrs, wear/fraying at edges; boards clean, firm; binding loose at hinges, otherwise strong; pgs have typical aging: discoloration and spots, print preceding pg 96 is no longer bound due to delamination, some creasing of pgs from prolonged settling in position, otherwise in fairly good cond. as is. 466pp + 12 prints.
Philidelphia: C.J. Peterson, 1866. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine brown leather w/ gold txt, fading makes txt almost illegible on spine, visible creasing at joints, fraying at head & tail, along edges; boards clean, firm; binding loose at hinges, still serviceable, strong; pgs have typical wear and aging: staining, some chipping and clean tears on varying pgs, txt block has discoloration as well, otherwise in very good cond. as is. 444pp + 12 prints.
New York: William W. Snowden, 1838. First Edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ; spine brown leather w/gold txt, spine discolored, fading has made words almost nonexistent; frnt cvr no longer bound to book due to age, creasing at joints visible, as well as fraying, scuffing; boards clean & firm, minor bumping to corners; binding loose at back hinge, about to fall off as frnt cvr, otherwise serviceable; pgs have visible aging: foxing throughout book & txt block, free frnt pg has prev owner signature, Feb/May/Sep. prints are torn significantly, some chipping of pgs. Despite this, book in protective wrap, in fairly good cond. as is. 300pp + 9 prints.
Cincinnati/New York: L.Swormstedt and J.H. Power/G.Lane and L. Scott, 1848. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ, spine maroon w/ gold txt, creasing at joints, fraying of spine fabric, discoloration, scuffing on both cvrs, fraying at all edges; boards bumping at corners, but clean & firm; binding loose at hinges, still strong; pgs exhibit typical aging; foxing and discoloration of tissue ppr for prints, prev owner wrote on back of 1st print, otherwise in very good cond. as is. 380pp +12 prints.
New York: William W. Snowden, 1841. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine brown leather w/black label & gold txt, creasing at joints visible, general wear overall, fraying at head & tail; boards frnt inside has prev owner writing in it, otherwise clean and firm; binding is loose at hinges, paste down page splitting at hinge, otherwise holding strong; pgs have prev owner inscription free frnt pg., and writing on torn free back pg., and pg. before.; has wear and aging: dog eared pgs from being left in prolonged position, discoloration extending to txt block, staining, some chipping and tiny tears, two prints have clean tears, one missing sml blank portion, otherwise book is in very good cond. as is. 312pp + 6 prints.
Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1866. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine brown leather w/gold txt, slight creasing at joints, minor fraying at fore edge, and along sides; boards firm & clean; binding is loose at hinges, both hinges' glued down ppr split, otherwise binding is strong, holding; pgs have minor signs of wear: minor chipping, creasing, some discoloration due to age throughout book, txt block has fox & discoloration, transfer of color from print, otherwise pgs are in excellent repair, and overall very good condition as is. Full pricing. 548pp + 6 color prints.
Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey, 1866. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine brown leather w/gold txt, minor creasing at joints, slight wear at the head & tail of spine, some scuffing; boards are clean & firm; binding is loose at hinges, glue down pg. taped down by prev owner, otherwise solid; pgs show discoloration and staining from age, txt block has discoloration, foxing, some creasing, chipping of pgs as well as transfer of color from prints, otherwise in very good condition as is. Full pricing. 564pp + 6 color prints.
New York: D.Appleton and Company, 1887. First Edition. **indicative of all volumes** Octavo; VG/no-DJ;; spine brown leather w/gold text, some wear and fading at spines, superficial scratches and wear, some edges have frayed completely at edges; ; boards clean and firm; binding loose at hinges, Vol.6 has extensive wear/damage, splitting from middle, otherwise binding is quite strong; pages show some moisture exposure, but still in good quality; for the age, in very good condition. Vol. 1: 768 pp + 10 prints; Vol.2: 768 pp + 10 prints: Vol.3: 752 pp + 10 prints Vol.4: 762 pp + 0 prints; Vol. 5: 752 pp + 10 prints; Vol. : 809 + 10 prints. ***overweight: requires additional postage for expedited/international orders***.
New York, NY: Walker Publishing and Company, Inc., 1987. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. solidly hued DJ spine and rear in dark navy gloss, front jacket is delicately bordered in ornate ivory/khaki pattern around dark navy inner panel. ivory spinal title, full green author and tiny publisher in khaki. light rubbing dulls the sheen of covers with some fine superficial impressions. enlarged titling upon jacket cover. yellow tinged to ivory inner flaps. medium blue HB, titling stamped in gold lettering. gently bumped at spine ends, pushed in lightly. blank ivory fep, with small stamp of previous owner. lightly framed textblock interior, a dry beige tone along all sheet edges save for inner hinge area between. edges a matching beige, no marks. 249 pp. ISBN #0802756662.
New York, NY: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1966. Second Imprint. Octavo; VG/VG; Green spine with yellow text; DJ clean with general edgewear; Boards strong, clean, slightly dusty, some wrinkling along the spine; Textblock darkened by age, otherwise clean, small residue remnant of stuck pages between front pasteboard and front free-end page, headband inked and dusty, edges lightly stained; pp 639.
New York, London & Paris: Abbeville Press Publishers, 1995. First edition. Small Quarto; VG/VG-; White/blue/green painted scene with blue & white text; Dust jacket has 0.5 inch closed tear at bottom front fore edge, otherwise slight wear due to handling; Boards are clean and strong; Text block has minimal age toned edges, otherwise clean; Signed by Ray Ellis; pp 144.
New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966. first edition. Octavo; G/G-; Gray spine with black & white text; Dust jacket has heavily sunned spine, tear at rear fore head which has been taped, rear shows slight rubbing with small stain at head edge and at tail fore edge, otherwise some minor rubbing along edges but intact; Price clipped front flap; Cloth has overall lightly sunned exterior with strong and intact panels; Text block shows slightly cocked spine with light wear on exterior edges and unmarked pages which are ivory toned; pp 302.
Washington: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, Printers, 1848. First Edition, House of Representatives issue. Octavo, 11, 614 pages; rebacked with contemporary calf boards preserved, new spine with label preserved, burgundy morocco with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing to boards; mild foxig throughout; First edition, House of Representatives issues of the report, containing the reports of Lieutenant Abert, Colonel Cooke, and Captain Johnson as well as that of Emory; the Senate issue only contained the Emory report; with both folding maps; profusely illustrated; shelved case 1.
Carpinteria: Legacy Publishing, 1993. Quarto; VG/VG-; Light blue/green spine with black text; dust jacket has minimal shelf wear small tear on rear at spine toward head edge & light indentations on front, otherwise exterior is clean and intact; cloth has very slightly sunned exterior with strong, sturdy & clean panels; text block has slight wear on exterior edges with unmarked text pages and tight binding; pp 96.
Rockland: The Courier-Gazette, Inc., 1973. reprint. Octavo; VG-/VG-; light blue spine with black text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has lightly sunned; lightly rubbed exterior & edges; some chipping at corners & minor edge wear; cloth has minimal wear on exterior; strong & intact panels; text block has slight wear on exterior edges, due to handling; text pages are unmarked and are intact; good condition; pp 352.
Walloon Lake, MI: Friends of the Crooked Tree District Library, 2003. Large Octavo; pp 283; VG/G; pink spine with black text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; lightly sunned spine; cloth clean; slightly splayed boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; Friend of the Crooked Tree District Library embossed sticker to front pastedown; interior clean; frontispiece; pictorial rear endpapers; profusely illustrated;.
Boston: Nathan Hale; and Allen & Ticknor, 1834. Booklet [6x8]; pp 104; Fair; blue spine without text; missing covers; text block shows noticeable foxing to first and last pages and exterior edges; some foxing toward edges of interior; tape mends to page 104; chips to few last pages at edges, as is; ex-library text stamped to title page;.
Philadelphia: National Publishing Company, 1965. First Edition; No. 558 of 1000. First Edition; No. 558 of 1000; Octavo; VG/VG-; White spine with blue and black text. DJ has general shelf wear, minor edge wear; Boards have bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has personal inscription by previous owner on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 325.