Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1947. First Edition. Thin octavo, 96 pages, VG-/VG; blue DJ, white lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, "$2.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, light soiling to edges of boards, bumping to tail; mild age-toning/soiling to endpapers, signature by previous owner in pencil to ffep; interior clean, white gloss leaves, text somewhat faded yet clear and legible; "First Edition" stated to copyright page; shelved Front Counter.
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Washington: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 2009. Quarto; G-; Paperback; Spine, blue with tan print; Cover is illustrated, has mild edgewear, creasing to spine; Text block has pencil notation throughout, pen notation on inside of rear flyleaf; “Published by the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery on the occasion of the exhibition … October 24, 2009 - January 24, 2010”; 346 pages, illustrated (color).
London: Simon Finch Rare Books, 1999. First edition. Octavo: VG/VG clamcase: Purple spine with no text: This is a collection of a catalogue of rare books that are loose and unbound by the publisher during the launch of his bookstore in Notting Hill; all leaflets are in good condition, clean with little edgewear and held together by a halfslip of paper: Clamcase has general shelfwear, some rubbing else clean.
Meadville: T.L. Flood Publishing House. Small Quarto; G-/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; Boards have sunned spine with rubbing & scratching on all exterior surfaces, head spine edge has 1 inch closed tear & lower spine near tail edge has 3 inch tear, edges are fraying, panels are otherwise sturdy; Front pastedown is cracking slightly at head & tail edges along hinge; Ffep has small tear at tail edge near spine; Text block is lightly age toned and pages are unmarked; pp 638. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London and New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1894. First Edition. Octavo; good/none; black cloth spine with faded gold text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; some flaking at the corners, spine, and spine edges; text block age-toning; a few pencil markings in the margins; 82 pages, plus 4 facsimiles at the rear, and followed by 24 pages of period advertising.
Morristown, NJ. Privately Printed, 1983. Limited Edition. Oblong 4to., unpaginated; VG; spine brown leatherette with gilt lettering; lacking slipcase; large gilt device on front board, slight wear; text block clean; mild bumping and shelfwear; interior clean; profusely illustrated with commentary; of a limited edition of 347 copies, this is number 17; shelved case 9.
Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1961. Small Quarto; pp 232; G/G-; Ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has heavy rubbing and soiling to edges, slight chipping to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior and edges; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges, interior unmarked; inscribed by Philip Hofer, art historian;.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1979. Second edition, completely revised. Thick octavo; vg/vg; dj, black spine with white and gold text; dj[BroDart]. light shelf wear; HB, red leather spine with gilt lettering; quarter-bound with blue cloth boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, strong, text block, clean; B/W illustrations; color plates; 551pp.
Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia, 2010. Quarto: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Thin, blue saddle stitched spine with no text: Covers are mostly clean with a liquid stain along back tail edge, saddle stitched with two staples, binding solid: Textblock is clean: Book is a catalog in conjunction with an exhibition at UVA: 24 pp.
New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2012. Reprinted. Octavo; Fair/paperback; black/red/blue/brown multicolored spines with white text; 6 volumes: vol. A, The Middle Ages [ISBN 9780393912494]; vol. B, The Sixteenth Century/The Early Seventeenth Century [ISBN 9780303912500]; vol. C, The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century [ISBN 9780393912517]; vol. D, The Romantic Period [ISBN 9780393912524]; vol. E, The Victorian Age [ISBN 9780393912531]; vol. F, The Twentieth Century and After [ISBN 9780393912548]; covers have slight rubbing wear to exterior; small sticker to rear; thumbed corners; minor chip to edge of vol. C; text blocks show some soiling to exterior edges, as is; ex-library with stamps to exterior edges; some volumes have stickers and sticker residue to exteriors; pictorial endpapers; light ink to first page of vol. D; interiors shows some highlighting and underlining; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Toscana: Regione Toscana Giunta Regione, 1994. Edizioni Regione Toscana. Wide octavo; vg/wraps; white spine with black text; quarter-bound style with tan complement; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 816 pp.; some illustrations; edges and corners, some chipping and wear; spot staining; else very good; ---TEXT IN ITALIAN; ---LIBRARY OF CONGRESS duplicate with markings.
Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1966. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Tan spine with faded red and black text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, spine colors sun-faded, DJ protected by book jacket cover, spine tail of book jacket cover beginning to peel apart, dark detritus stuck to tail edge of back cover, mid back cover, and along spine, ex-library sticker along spine; Boards strong, clean, ex-library sticker along tail end of spine; Textblock age-toned, otherwise generally clean, penciled notations on title page, ex-library stamps along top and tail edges, and back free-end paper, library card folder also affixed to back free-end paper as well as ex-library cataloging sticker, top edge ink stain intact yet faded, all edges show signs of wear; pp 322.
Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1957. First Edition. 10mo; pp 255; G/Fair; navy spine with blue and white text; scarce in dj; dust jacket has small chips to edges; moderate rubbing to exterior; previous bookshop's sticker to front flap; cloth shows slight sun fading to exterior; minor edge wear; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior; interior clean; illustrated with maps at rear;.
Princeton University Press, 1968. first edition. large quartos in dark brown cloth with gold gilt and letters on spine; VG; boards with minimal soiling; strong binding; black and white engravings, paper and text in good condition; ffeps and external edges have slight foxing; otherwise good; app. 400 pages; shelved in second alcove.
Austin, TX: University of Texas, 1963. Octavo; vg/good; dj, gray, illustrated spine with black text; dj [BroDart], chipping and flaking; small open tears; sunned at the spine; HB, green cloth spine with gold text in black colorblock; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; front board, lightly bowed; critical comment in ink on margin of page 5, else text block is clean; illustrated with 9 black-and-white plates, drafts of the manuscript; 330pp.
San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1940. first limited edition (210 copies). Thick, tall folio in grey cloth hardcovers with four-band embossed leather spine and gold letters; VG; printed on Canson & Montgolfier ancient paper made in France, with deckle edges; special elzevir type designed by Frederic W. Goudy; pp. 193; shelved above Case # 2; please contact us for shipping costs.
Newark; New York; Hartford: Henry Lindenmeyer and Sons. Quarto; very poor condition/no dust jacket; spine light blue with beige spine label and black lettering; boards strong, clean, 2.5" long scratch on back cover, dampstain on back top edge, large dampstain on front top, corners worn to boards, wear at spine head and tail, minimal other edgewear; textblock entirely separated from spine, one signature loose from textblock, dampstain at top edge of entire textblock, deckle edge, free of highlighting/underlining. no pagination.
Great Britain: Cornell University Press, 1977. US Printing. thick, super 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. dark plum clothbound HB with small stamped silver centered lettering. gently worn generally, the exterior handling evident to corners, ends and boards. clean ivory endsheets, thick ivory textblock, mark-free interior. tail-edge has a tiny stamp. as is. 1320 pp. ISBN# 0801411068.
Tuscon: Press of the Gigantic Hound, 1990. Limited Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; orange spine with black text; cover has minor shelfwear; textblock is clean; pp 88; Seperation of binding at spine, see photo for details. One of 1000 unnumbered copies signed by Louis A. Hieb and Tony Hillerman. Three photos of book available. Please browse them before purchasing.
Newton, MA: Crofton Publishing Corporation, 1974. Set of three approx. 6.25" x 9.25" VG dark denim blue hardcovers with gilt lettering. VOL. I: A, B, C OF RELIGION to GREATEST CONCERN IN THE WORLD; VOL. II: HADES LOOK'D INTO to RETIRED CHRISTIAN; VOL. III: RETURN OF SEVERAL MINISTERS to ZELOTES. All three volumes show rubbing to corners and spine ends of boards with interiors clean and tight throughout. Price is for set.
Amsterdam: Erasmus, 1949. first edition. folio in beige cloth with gold letters; VG; ex-library plate inside front cover; frontispiece and title page hand-colored by artist; text in large print clean with illustrations; 99 plates of drawings in black and white; paper slightly faded and clean; flaps discolored; in GERMAN; shelved under Books and Books.
Johannesburg: W.H. Press (Pty.) Ltd, 1981. Octavo; pp 224; G/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; 3/4 binding with gray boards; cloth has light foxing to exterior; some wear to spine corners; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; some foxing to verso of frontispiece; frontispiece; interior clean.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1976. Octavo; pp 850; VG-/G; creamy white spine with black and red text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; few minor chips to head edge; tape mends to edge; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; tight binding;.
East Aurora: The Society of the Philistines, 1904. Thick 16mo; Fair/no-DJ; Moss green spine suede texture with black text on a beige block; Boards have stain on front panel near head edge, rubbing along spine and corners, front spine edge has tear and spine is slightly sunned; Text block is slightly age toned edges with tight binding; pp 192.
East Aurora: The Society of the Philistines, 1909. Thick 16mo; G- condition hardcover; Volumes 30 & 31 in one bound book; Brown spine with black text on a beige block; Boards has slightly smudged & sunned exterior with small tear near tail spine edge, minor wear at edges and sturdy; Front pastedown is cracking slightly from spine at hinge; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with deckled fore edge and unmarked pages; pp 176.
East Aurora: The Society of the Philistines, 1910. Thick 16mo; G- condition hardcover; Brown spine with black text on beige block; Boards have slightly sunned spine & lightly smudged on exterior panels with moderate rubbing along edges and lightly bumped corners, otherwise sturdy; Front & rear end papers are cracking slightly from spine at title page & last page along hinges; Text block is has darkened due to age, otherwise pages are unmarked; pp 192.
Washington, DC: Georgetown University Library, 2010. Fourth Edition. Quarto: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Navy blue spine with yellowish orange text: Covers have general shelfwear, slight fraying to corners, creasing to joints, else clean and binding tight: Textblock exterior clean and pages unmarked: Fourth Edition, revised: 209 pp.
Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2001. First Illinois Paperback. Octavo; pp 668; G-/paperback; dark orange spine with black and ivory text; covers have noticeable wear to exterior; moderate thumbing to corners; creasing to exterior fore edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
Paris: Henry Babou, 1929. Quarto, 36 pages, XL plates (unbound pages consist of once folded sheets followed by single sheet per plate, all contained in a hard binder with ribbon closure); One of 1,010 numbered copies printed on vellum by Papeteries Johannot; G+ condition; Light brown binder with black and red text on front, heavy wear to spine hinges, rubbing to all edges, scratching to boards and few liquid damage stains to rear board, half-erased pencil marking at top right front board; age-toning to interior board edges, minor age-toning to pages else clean, contains all 40 plates.
Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma Press, 1962. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; dust jacket spine greenish gray w/ gold txt, creasing at joints, fading of colors evident, price cut inside front flap, shelf wear; boards firm & clean; binding strong; pages minimal wear/aging. In excellent condition. 99pp.
New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1969. New and Greatly Enlarged Edition, 23rd Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. wide medium green spine, with thin black tip and tail with black bold uppercase titling between thin yellow vertical stripes. creases and wear affect the tip and tail, more mild wear across jacket upper edges. under clear protective cover. green clothbound HB with stamped gilt characters, boards solid, unabraded. prior owner's monogram sticker on right fep. compact volume, lightly read, no marks and clean.red-tinted head-edge, remainder mark on tail. as is. 1447 pp.
California: Fine Numismatic Books, 1984. Large Octavo; VG/VG-; Thin white parchment spine with spider web designs, no text. DJ has shelf wear, closed tears on spine tail and rear edge, open tears on corners; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 68.
Praze [Prague]: Komisi Knihkupectvi, 1925. Facsimile [First thus]. Folio; vg-/none; dark brown leatherette spine with silver text; quarter-bound, w/gray cloth boards; gray endpapers; some shelf wear and bumping; printed one-side, 12 tables, full page plates and prints, exemplar pages from the incunabula period, 1475-98 AD; woodcut engravings, some color highlighting; Part I, Collection of Incunabula Czechoslovakian prints; spine, chipping; some separation starts between leather and cloth overlap; else very good; TEXT IN ANTIQUE CZECHOSLOVAKIAN.