Boston: S. E. Cassino, 1882. Cambridge Edition. 8vos., 10 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound with brown leather, marbled boards; paneled spines with gilt lettering and tooling; mild rubbing to marbling, bumping and wear to corners, heads and tails of spine; marbled endpapers; top edges of text blocks gilt; small sticker of previous owner on all ffeps; titles are Faust 1, Faust 2, The Dramatic Works, Poems, Sorrows of Werther, Letters and Travels, Autobiography 1, Autobiography 2, Wilhelm Meister 1, Wilhelm Meister 2; Autobiography 1 has the gutter on the pastedown completely open, but the front board is still attached to the spine; set measures 14 1/2"; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above Ancient Greece.
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New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc., 1961. Octavo; VG-VG; Hardcover with dust jacket; Silver grey spine with black text; Book has clear, protective mylar covering; Dust jacket has moderate smudges to the front and the rear; Boards are clean and sturdy; Book is ex-libris with embossment of previous owners; Front free end-paper has a minor tan; otherwise text block is clean; 346p.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1976. Octavo; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ has small tears at spine ends and flap corners, surface tear to front, toning to spine and flap folds, mild shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with black print, slight bump to spine head, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for name in ink on front flyleaf; 256 pages.
Austin, Texas: Humanities Research Center / University of Texas at Austin, 1974. Limited Edition, 1200 copies. 8vo., 240pp.; VG/VG-; spine tan cloth with black lettering; wrapped in original acetate jacket, some chipping to corners, tail of spine; small stain to fore edge of text block; interior clean; small stamp of previous owners name on ffep; KT consignment; shelved case 2.
Paris: G. Charpentier et Cie. 1888. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print on red banner; Boards three-quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and corners and marble paper to boards, mild wear to corners and spine caps, leather title banner chipped, mild shelfwear; Text block includes original paper covers, has cracked hinge in front, age-toning to paper; Text in French; vii, 286 pages.
Parma: R.U.D./Introduzione e Note Critiche, 2004. Quarto; pp 254; VG-/G; ivory spine with lavender text; dust jacket has slight smudges to exterior; few dings to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to edges; slightly rubbed edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; text in Corsican; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, 1963. First Edition. Octavo; pp 392; VG-; black spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has mild wear to exterior; slight white spotting to lower front; strong boards; text block has slight tone to exterior edge; some shadow toning to endpapers; light pencil inside;.
Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1965. Reprinted. Octavo; G; pp 257+639; sunned blue spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; no jackets; cloths have slight spotting to exteriors; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text blocks have light toning to edge; previous owners' names to ffeps; creases to corners of pp 228-238 of vol. 1; illustrated; text in English and Greek;.
England: Author, 1993. first edition; signed. octavo in red and tan glossy soft covers; VG- condition; Shelfwear and sun-bleaching to covers (see photo), paper and text clean with black and white photographs; pp. 320; signed by the following artists: Louis de Bernieres; Tibor Fischer; Esther Freud; Alan Hollinghurst; Jeanette Winterson; in good condition; NOTE: Shelved in ephemera box D, in Netdesk office.
London: Rea S. Hederman, 2003. first edition; signed. octavo in green and white glossy soft covers with black letters; VG; General shelfwear to exteior, fraying of cover where the ISBN bar code is, clean text and paper with centerfold color illustrations; pp. 350; signed by the following artists: Monica Ali; Hari Kunzru; Andrew O'Hagan; Alan Warner; Sarah Waters; in good condition; NOTE: Shelved in ephemera box B, in Netdesk office.
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;.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1992. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Cream with shades of grey spine and deep purple text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, minor rubbing along surfaces, jacket now protected in Mylar cover; Moderate wear to boards, slight fraying along edges otherwise strong and clean, binding solid; Text block clean; 249 pp.
London: Chapman & Hall, 1899. First edition. Two octavo volumes. Hardcover in dark green cloth, gilt-stamped illustration on front boards, gilt-stamped spine titles, top edges gilt. Featuring 350 engravings by artists such as: Robert Seymour, Buss, H.K. Browne (Phiz), Leech, "Crowquill", Onwhyn, Sibson, Heath, Sir John Gilbert, R.A., C.R. Leslie, R.A., F.W. Pailthorpe, Charles Green, R.I. Very good; some rubbing to corners and spine ends; foxing to pastedowns and endpapers. [Multi-volume set. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1986. Octavo; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with brown and black print; DJ has toning to spine, peripheral toning, slight smudges on front and on rear spine edge; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and brown paper to boards, gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xi, 511 pages, includes 2 genealogical tables.
Modena: Franco Cosimo Panini Editore S.p.A., 1993. Octavo; pp 513+554; VG-/paperback; blue spines with black text; black slipcase has moderate wear to exterior; crack to top fore edge; 2 volumes: vol. 1, Testo e Appendice; vol. 2, Apparati: Note e Indici; covers have slight shelf wear to exteriors; intact panels; text blocks show light tone to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffeps; interiors clean; text in Italian; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1980. Octavo; pp 330; VG-/G; light green spine with green text; dust jacket has lightly smudged exterior; minor chipping to corners; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; light ink to ffep; interior clean.
New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 1996. Octavo; pp 173; VG-; red spine with black text; no jacket; cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; text block exterior edges shows very light wear; tight binding; previous owner's name to ffep; slight ink inside; tight binding.
Hamden: Archon Books, 1972. Octavo; G+/VG-; orange spine, black lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear, general edgewear, small closed tears on head edges, small closed tears on spine tail edge, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, soiling spot on front, sticker on spine, spine sun toned; boards slightly bowed, light rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on rear fore corners, tape glue on front and back, soiling and torn paper on front end paper, paper stuck on rear pastedown, head fore corner of rear end paper torn off, tape marks on tail edges of end papers; text block slightly age toned, stamp on title page, folding on tail fore corner of last pages, minor soiling on verso of last blank, ex-library stamps around exterior edges, soiling around exterior edges; xii, 656pp.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; red spine with gold text; cover has some scuffing, cornerwear, sunning, stickers on spine, binding is strong; textblock has ex library materials on front pastedown and endpaper, stamp on copyright page and last page, otherwise clean; pp 251.
Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 2006. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with black print; Boards in blue glossy illustrated paper with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; “Twenty papers presented at the Marquette University Tolkien conference of 21-23 October 2004”; 387 pages.
Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 1985. Octavo; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, purple with white print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with purple print, slight wear to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; viii, 229 pages.
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1975. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Sunned pink spine with white text; Heavy age wear to dust jacket, sunned spine and sunning along edges, rubbing and blemishes to surface of jacket, now protected in Mylar cover; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid, [INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR] on front free end page, ivory toned pages; Light pencil underlining and notes at margin otherwise text block clean; 184 pp.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc., 1945. First Edition. Octavo; pp 537; G+/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; moderate rubbing to spine; some wear to corners; text block has age toning toward edges; previous owner's name to front pastedown; small chips to tail edges of title and table of contents pages; tight binding.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1946. Octavo; VG-/G+ Hardcover with dust jacket; Grey, orange and black spine with black text; Dust jacket is shelf worn with minor tears to corners and edges and moderate stains to the rear; Boards have smudges but solid; Both front and rear hinges, and fore edge have age tone; an envelope from the publisher for notes is enclosed in the book; text is clean; 565p.
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1971. Octavo; G/G; Ex-library; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white print; DJ has mild edgewear, light stain at bottom of rear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, library stamps, torn away labels, and slight spotting to endpapers, library stamp and penciled call number on title page verso, some ink and pencil underlining/annotation throughout; xix, 433 pages.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1968. First Paperbound Edition. Octavo; pp 388; G+/paperback; beige spine with dark yellow text; covers show light sun darkening wear to spine and exterior edges; minor wear to corners; intact panels; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, Inc., 1917. First. Thin 12mo; Fair/no-DJ paperback; stapled red-brown spine with no text, book contained in plastic sleeve; covers have light edgewear and creasing, moderate age-toning, one 1-inch blue pencil marking to left edge of front cover; textblock detached from binding, edges torn and chipped, pages age-toned but otherwise clean; 21pp. SHELVED IN ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL AREA.
Tokyo, Japan: The Hokuseido Press, 1927. First. Volume 1: Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Maroon leather spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, with general shelfwear and edgewear, top corners bumped, rubbing at tail corners, and both ends of spine, spine text and front cover gilt faded with age; Textblock darkened with age, otherwise generally clean, tanning on front and back pastedowns, light foxing peppers textblock, higher concentrations at front and back of text, previous bookseller's book stamp on front pastedown, name of previous owner inscribed on front free endpaper, notation at rear of text suggests a green agate author's seal was included with volumes, however none appears in text, light wave to page, that said, there are no obvious signs of water damage so likely due to humidity, top edge gilt intact with several gouges and scratches, fore and tail edges show signs of wear; pp 1-478. Volume 2: Quarto; G/no-DJ; Faded maroon leather spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, with general shelfwear and edgewear, boards bow outwards at corners, spine discolored with age, crimping along spine, rubbing at top of spine, spine text and front cover illustration gilt faded with age; Textblock darkened with age, otherwise generally clean, boards sprung, signatures loose, light wave to page, that said, there are no obvious signs of water damage so likely due to humidity, foxing along front and back pastedowns and flyleaves, Japanese-language bookplate affixed to back flyleaf, previous bookseller's book stamp affixed to back pastedown, top edge gilt intact with several gouges and scratches, as well as stains, fore and tail edges show signs of wear, especially at tail edge corner; pp 479-914. Oversized listing, additional S/H needed for expedited/international order. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. Please contact seller with any S/H questions.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911. Limited Edition. Octavo, 179 pages. Hard cover with no dust jacket, presumably as issued. Limited Edition: Five hundred and seventy-five numbered copies printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge in September, 1911. This copy is # 570. Tight binding. Pages are uncut at the top. Light age toning to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Rough-cut text block on the side. Light shelf wear and rubbing to boards, but is still in a very good condition, and is wrapped in a mylar sleeve for added protection. YF CONSIGNMENT. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to Ephemera section.
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1917. Booklet; pp 21; G-/paperback; brown covers have slight wear; some sunning to spine; mylar wraps; minor wear to edges; some chipping to head spine edge; text block has some toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned but clean; first two pages loosed, but present; some chipping to first few pages.
Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1927. 1st. 140pp. hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Japanese colophon, tipped-in. Illustrations present, an intact copy of this book. Green cloth covered boards clean, with minimal shelf wear. Text is unmarked, age toned. Some foxing at endpapers, foxing in text is very sparse. Top edge gilt. Dust jacket protected, minimal shelfwear apparent, with one or two smudges. DJ spine toned darker, with small soiled spot and a pen mark. Spine is brown with brown letters. Shelve Lit. Crit.
Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1927. First edition. Set of two thick octavos in purple hardcovers with gold gilt; condition: Good; moderate soiling and slight discoloration on spines; vol. 1 front cover partly detached, but strong binding; paper age-toned; minor inscriptions on vol. 2 ffep; occasional pencil underlining in vol. I; pp. 914; as is; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1901. First Edition. Octavo, 305 pages; VG/VG; in illustrated bright green hardcovers with faded green DJ in brodart; spine discolored with brown letters and minor shelf wear on edges; binding strong; deckle edges; contains 6 plates of illustrations on glossy paper including frontispiece; contains series of stories, folklore (Buddhist names of plants and animals), and other studies (in a Japanese hospital); YF Consignment; shelved case 9.
Tokyo: Kenkyusha, 1925. Octavo, xvi-430 pages. Hard cover with dust jacket and a slipcase. Very good/Very good. Ink inscription by former owner on front end paper. Wrinkling on the inside corners of front and back boards. Binding is tight, but there is a crack in the spine between pages 142 and 143. Pages are uncut at the top. Age toning to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Rough-cut text block. Light shelf wear to boards. Light shelf wear, staining, and discoloration to dust jacket. The spine is strongly sunned, and has a tiny tear at the top. Minor chipping around the edges - overall still in very good condition and is wrapped in a protective brodart for added protection. YF CONSIGNMENT.
Tokyo: Kenkyusha, 1925. Octavo; VG-/G+; torn and age-toned tan spine with black text, white brodart sheet visible; dustjacket has light edgewear to covers, moderate edgewear to spine with tearing and chipping, spine is split down middle and held together by protective mylar covering on dustjacket, title still legible but not completely intact, otherwise dustjacket has light age-toning, lightly torn corners; boards have light scratching and age-toning, light staining; textblock has light age-toning, occasional light foxing; 430pp. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL AREA.
Kanda, Tokyo, Japan: The Hokuseido Press, 1928. First. Octavo, 120 pages. Hard cover with dust jacket. Very good/Very good. Tight binding. Age yellowing to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Gilt top edge of text block. Rough-cut edges on the sides and bottom of text block. Light shelf wear to boards. Light shelf wear to dust jacket , and is wrapped in a protective brodart for added protection. YF CONSIGNMENT. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1923. First Edition. Octavo; pp 339; G/G-; dark beige spine with black text; dust jacket has sun darkened exterior; small chips to edges; mylar wrap; cloth clean; mild edge wear; strong boards; text block has slight ivory tone to exterior edges; mild scratches to spine; deckled fore edge; hairline defect to front hinge; light pencil inside; tight binding;.
Tokyo: Hokuseido, 1928. Octavo; 248 pages; Hard cover with dust jacket. Very good/Good. Stamped by former owner/bookseller on front end paper and then again on the Title Page. Light pencil notations on front end paper and the back of the Title Page. Tight binding. Age toning to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Light shelf wear and rubbing to boards. Light staining to text block. A short tear running along the inside of back boards. Dust jacket has a large piece missing from the back side and shows light shelf wear and visible discolorations; the spine is strongly sunned, and the edges are lightly chipped; overall still good and is wrapped in a protective brodart for added protection. "Thirteen pieces selected out of the lectures by Lafcadio Hearn in his Tokio Imperial University days" - From the dust jacket. YF CONSIGNMENT. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 7, in Netdesk office.
New York: Greenwood Press, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in maroon cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on edges, bumping on spine edges, minor soiling on front; text block has penciling on pages 1-4, foxing on exterior head edge, light soiling to exterior fore and tail edges; First Edition, First Printing; 175pp.
Bern: Verlag A. Francke AG, 1947. 12mo; pp 119; G/Fair; pinkish tan spine with black text; dust jacket has some soiling smudges to exterior; minor chips to corners; partially missing spine; tape residue to flap edges; mylar wrap; cloth exterior shows lightly sunned spine; clean panels; strong, straight boards; text block exterior edges have slight toning; previous owner's name to ffep; text in German.