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New York: Harold Vinal, 1926. First edition. Octavo. Fair+ with no dust jacket. Black spine with sun-faded gold lettering. Shelf-wear to covers, and particularly to the spine. Several small stains to covers. Owner bookplate to front free end paper. Age-toning to pages, otherwise text pages generally clean. Book spine cocked. 310pp. Shelved in Room 13.
London: Academic Press, 1970. Octavo; VG; hardcover without dust jacket; green spine with gold text; boards are moderately stained and have scratches and creases; book is ex-library with pocket posted on front free end-paper and rubber stamps on top and bottom edges; pages are slightly tanned otherwise clean; 346p.
Baltimore, MD: The Williams & Wilkins Co., 1972. Sixth Edition Reprint. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. pale grayish blue clothbound HB with large medium blue spine segment accented and titled in black at midspine. partially illustrated bottom front board beneath enlarged titling. bumped, curved in corners with clear fep/ffep. off white, semi-glossy textblock, neat and excellent with large illustrations in b/w basically, tinted with red, yellow, blue and green, numbered to 665 in this pp. ISBN# 683037293.
Glenview, IL: SocialWork Consultation Group Publishing, August 1998. First Printing. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. neon blue wraps spine, slim with black titling characters from tip to tail. enlarged black capitals within 3-D border line frame. barely handled, no writing and no marks within, smooth-spined with glossy adjacent panels. excellent, like new condition. approx. 150 + pp.
London: John Churchcill, 1846. Octavo; Poor+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print, top portion torn away; Boards in green embossed cloth with gold print, top portion of spine town away and rest of spine is torn completely from rear hinge and almost completely from front hinge, spine caps and corners are tattered, bump to front bottom edge, shelfwear, rear cover is separated from text block and attached to front cover only by the spine caps; Text block has shaken binding, spine breaks throughout, deckle edge, some pages uncut; xvi, 692 pages, frontispiece.
New York: Eugenics Health Foundation, Inc., 1930. Large octavo; pp 639; Good; burgundy spine with gilt text and plate to spine; blind-stamped borders and designs to front; gilt text and plate to front; cloth has noticeable wear to edges, mostly to spine head and tail edges; scratches to boards; text block has red speckled design to exterior edges; cracking to gutters; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean; cracking to pp 166-167.
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. First Printing. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, black spine with yellow and pink text; dj, in protective cover, light shelf wear; HB, green spine with gold text; quarter-bound with black boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; 370pp.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1974. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. navy DJ spine with large ivory script for title cnetered between gray italicized capitals. edgewear and creasing is heavy along the outer edges, a slit/gash around where gray/pale blue illustration rests on navy titleblock at bottom edge. inner flaps, creased with age-toning. navy clothbound HB with small metallic titles on spine. foxing light to endpapers. HB spine orientation is slightly slanted. white interior textblock with 16 b/w illustrations. outer edges a touch toned. 380 pp. ISBN# 0195017315.
Birmingham: The Classics of Surgery Library, 1984. Limited Edition, #2347 of 7500. Quarto, 2 volumes; VG; bound in red leather, gilt text; both volumes' boards strong, very minor rubbing on fore corners, slight bumping on spine tail edge, ex-libris plate on front pastedown; both volumes' text blocks have minor wear on exterior edges, gilt edges; volume 2 boards have light soiling on rear; insert included in first volume; Limited Edition [2347 of 7500]; shelved Medicine.
Octavo; Reprint of edition published by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1943; VG-; Paperback; Spine, black with white print; Cover is green with white print, slight edgewear but clean and bright; Text block clean and tight but for name in ink on title page; 433 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w).
London: Macgibbon & Lee, 1952. First Edition. Octavo; pp 224; G/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; cloth has slight wear to exterior; some toning to spine; minor wear to edges; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; some foxing to first and last few pages; frontispiece; previous owner's name to front pastedown.
New York: THe Macmillan Company, 1950. First Printing. 10mo; pp 432; G-/no-DJ; dark beige spine with gilt text to red bar; cloth has slightly age toned exterior edges; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; slightly cocked spine; slight cracking to rear gutter; frontispiece; illustrated.
Danville, VA: The Author, 1937. Octavo; good-/none; sunned blue cloth spine with gold text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; front hinge, cracking starts; binding, shaken; corners, bumped; thin black stain, front board; gift note, FFEP; note in blue ink, reverse side of FFEP; endpapers, browned; text block, clean; toning starts; 156pp.
London: Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd., 1920. Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; burgundy spines with gilt text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 329; vol. 2, pp 862; cloths have moderated wear to exteriors; heavily sunned spines; tape mend to front joint of vol. 1; some fraying wear to corners; text blocks have slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library with pouches to ffep; previous owner's name to front pastedowns; some cracking to gutters; interiors lightly toned; some uncut pages; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
1960. 16mo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, yellow with brown print; Boards in yellow paper with brown print, slight tears to spine caps, slight spotting and smudging; Text block has slight spotting to top edge, else clean and tight, “Corrigenda” inserted; Distributed as a gift on the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiologists; “Translation as closely as possible into the language and idiom of late eighteenth-century English”; xi, 88 pages, illustrated with 1 folded plate.
New York and London: Plenum Press, 1977. Octavo; pp 219; G/G-; ivory spine with dark beige text; dust jacket has some soiling to exterior; chips to edges; tape mends inside dj; cloth shows slight sunfading to exterior, mostly to edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; signed by an editor, Bruce Bridgeman.
Springfield, IL and Baltimore: Charles C. Thomas, 1936. Octavo; G/no-DJ; dark green spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths have slight wear to exterior; mild rubbing to edges; text blocks have slight wear to exterior edges; top edges gilt; interiors clean; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; frontispieces with tissue guards; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Westminster, MD: Hindsight Publishing, 2014. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. glossy black DJ spine with contrasting bright white title and author. jacket front is pictorial with white titlign, with smaller yellow subtilting. negligible jacket wear. gray cloth HB, stamped gold lettering, with adjacent boards, sharply cornered. skimmed a bit, with gallery of b/w images following page 95. excellent binding, with textblock makes a bright copy. like new in appearance. 218 pp. ISBN# 9780692267417.
Boston: De Wolfe, Fiske and Co., 1890. Octavo; Fair+ Hardcover; Heavily Faded Maroon spine with Gold text; Boards strong, bumping to corners, moderate edgewear, heavy shelfwear, sunning and heavy fading to spine, text on spine very difficult to read, white and gray marks on both covers, Textblock has Gift inscription on front endpaper, faint stains on title page near gutter, small black and brown marks on front endpaper and pastedown, rear endpaper and pastedown, page 33, hinge of title page beginning to separate, otherwise clean; 121 pp.
London: H. R. Allenson. 12mo; G- Hardcover; Dark Blue spine with Gold text; Boards strong, moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, bumping and rubbing to corners, fraying along spine edges, bumping along fore edge of rear cover; Textblock has writing in pencil on front pastedown, moderate age toning, foxing on some pages, staining to front endpaper and pastedown, brown mark on table of contents page, split hinges along title page and between pages 48 and 49; 60 pp.
London: Henry S. King & Co., 1874. Small Octavo; G- Hardcover; Dark Red spine with Gold text; Boards strong, heavy edgewear, heavy shelfwear, fraying along spine edges, heavy bumping and rubbing to corners; Textblock has writing in pen on title page, ink transfer on to both sides of Half title page, writing in pencil on half title page, open tear in table of contents page, foxing on 10+ pages, staining towards bottom of pages 20-23, foxing on forward and rear pages, bending to bottom corners of page 17; 36 pp.
London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1871. Octavo; Poor Hardcover; Brown spine with Gold text; Boards shaken, heavy edgewear, heavy shelfwear, spine almost entirely separated from textblock, bumping to corners, separation along both joints, black marks on both covers; Textblock has foxing to forward and rear pages, split hinges to pages 81 and 129, black marks along fore edge; 293 pp.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co, 1883. Fourth Edition. Octavo; Fair+ Hardcover; Brown spine with Gold text; Boards strong, bumping and rubbing to corners, moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, fraying along spine edges, white marks on rear cover; Textblock has separation along gutter of title page, age toning, foxing on many pages, brown marks along head edge, moisture staining on page opposite title page, otherwise clean; 416 pp.
London, New York & Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1961. Small Quarto; VG-/G; Blue & off-white spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has slightly age toned & frayed edges with 2 inch closed tear at head edge near spine as well as small tears on front & at head fore & tail edges; Cloth has slightly age toned edges with clean exterior and sturdy, intact panels; Text block has darkened slightly on exterior edges with stamp of previous owner on front end paper, otherwise binding is tight and pages are unmarked; pp 354.
New York: Vantage, 1960. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G-; Black spine with white text; DJ has heavy wear around corners, multiple tears around 1", 3" closed tear on lower spine; Boards strong, shows very faded scuffing/staining; Textblock shows foxing around head (interior/exterior); Binding strong; 858pp.
New York: Random House, 1991. First U.S. Edition, Second Printing. Quarto picture book, 92 pages, VG/VG-; white DJ, red and navy blue lettering to spine: mild overall wear to DJ, "U.S.A. $35.00 / Canada $44.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth spine, navy blue matte paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: very mild wear to boards (very mild fading to edges), minor imperfections to interior, text and illustrations unaffected; Christmas inscription by previous owners to ffep; numerous contributions by the following well-known authors: Joyce Carol Oates, Iris Murdoch, Paul Theroux, Gore Vidal, Norman Mailer, Seamus Heaney, Martin Amis, Erica Jong, Ian McEwan, Nigel Nicolson, Margaret Drabble, Craig Raine, William Boyd, V.S. Pritchett, Doris Lessing, William Golding, Arthur Miller, Ted Hughes, Kazuo Ishiguro, Julian Barnes, John Updike, Susan Sontag, Anthony Burgess, Douglas Adams, and Patrick Leigh Fermor; section for the letter "Q" features a previously unpublished poem by T. S. Elliot, originally written as a letter to Miss Alice Quinn, age 16, pages 57-60, donated by Mrs. Valerie Eliot; one per cent of the proceeds went to the American Friends of AIDS Crisis Trust "for AIDS research and services to people with AIDS," including the aim to reduce prejudice of persons diagnosed with HIV/AIDS; shelved Front Table.
Springfield, IL: Charles C.Thomas, Publisher, 1964. First Edition. Small Octavo: VG-/G+: Age toned brown spine with black text: DJ has age toning to perimeter, spine, general shelfwear, with some chipping to tail and head edges, small closed tear along tail edge front and head edge back: Boards are strong and clean, general edgewear, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some dust staining to head edge, age toning, front free page has stamp with previous owner's name, rest of text unmarked: First Edition: 108 pp.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1933. First Edition. Octavo; pp 113; G-/no-DJ; sunned beige spine with black text to paper label; cloth has moderate sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows some age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated; deckled fore edge.
Don Mills, Ontario, Canada: Harlequin Enterprises Limited, 2009. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG. ice blue tones for DJ spine, turquoise author and followed by teal script for title at mid-spine, followed by black uppercase publisher. pictorial jacket front with b/w forestcape in fully illustrated B/W. larger turquoise/teal script below upper edge and white author in bottom left corner. no edgewear and protective over HB. HB spine and boards are arctic white, title on spine is stamped in silver. unblemished and attractive panels. sharp cornered. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. soft ivory textblock, a bright unmarked interior and 298 pp. in total. edges great and volume form as neat and in great shape exterior as interior textblock--share a even hue, uniformly ivory. appears like new. 297 pp. ISBN # 9780373892143.
Beckenham, England: Ravenswood Publications Ltd, 1973. Octavo; pp 72; VG-/G; brown spine with white text; dust jacket has moderate wear to edges; moderate soiling to exterior; price clipped front flap; cloth has minor wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; dark yellow endpapers; interior clean; illustrated with many photographs.
London: The Sydenham Society, 1851. Folio; unpaginated; Good; dark green spine without text; green cloth has light smudges to exterior; slight rubbing to corners and edges; green endpapers; small tear to half title page to page 3; slight foxing to first and last few pages; minor chip to rear endpaper at fore edge; profusely illustrated; slight foxing impacting some illustrations; Latin and English text; TG Consignment.
Windsor, Ontario: Merco, 1974. Fifth Edition. Octavo; pp 382; VG-/no-DJ; navy blue spine with gilt text; cloths have slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges, strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges, light foxing to exterior head edge; light ink to ffep; light toning to pastedowns and endpapers; interior clean.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1945. Eighteenth Edition. Octavo; G- Hardcover; Blue spine with Gold text; Boards strong, bumping and rubbing to corners, moderate edgewear, some shelfwear, small yellow and white marks on both covers, sunning to spine, otherwise clean; Textblock has small black marks on many pages, stains along fore edge, toning along fore edge, otherwise clean; 273 pp.
London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1925. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with black and gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, fading to spine; Text block has owner label on front pastedown, name in ink on front flyleaf, grey-tinted top edge, spotting to edges, foxing to initial and final pages; ix, 227 pages, frontispiece (port.).