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London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1865. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Navy spine with gilt text; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with rubbing wear along edges and corners, as well as rubbing on exterior, however panels are sturdy and intact; Text block shows some darkening due to age with previous owners' name & plate on front pastedown, slight writing at head edge of title page and slight cracking along binding at front & rear hinges, small sticker on rear pastedown, overall pages are unmarked and fully bound; pp 780.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1977. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 410; G/paperback; yellow spine with red text; full title: I'll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition [Twelve Southerners: Donald Davidson, John Gould Fletcher, H.B. Kline, Lyle H. Lanier, Stark Young, Allen Tate, Andrew Nelson Lytle, H.C. Nixon, F.L. Owsley, John Crowe Ransom, John Donald Wade, Robert Penn Warren]; covers show slight wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; text block has light soiling to exterior edges; light ink to interior.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G+; yellow spine, black lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed tears on head edges repaired with tape, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, open tears on front head fore corner and rear tail fore corner, rear tail fore corner repaired with tape, small closed and open tears on spine tail edge, interior age toned; boards strong, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on front and back tail edges; text block slightly age toned, gutter occasional slightly visible, occasional penciling, soiling spot on page 72; First Edition; xiii, 176.
Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1996. First Paperback Edition. Octavo; pp 404; G/paperback; teal blue spine with black and white text; covers have light rubbing wear to exterior; some wear to edges; intact exterior; text block exterior shows light wear to edges; small doodle to exterior head edge; slight ink to some pages; previous owner;s sticker to half title page; red ink to exterior fore edge toward later pages; illustrated with some tables;.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. First Digitally Printed Paperback Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; spine blue/green w/ green border at bottom, blue & white txt, slight creasing at joints, minor shelf wear; covers curled slightly but still firm, clean; binding strong; pages clean: minor wear, aging, stamp & prev owner's signature on free frnt page, otherwise in very good condition. 215pp.
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, 1956. First U.S. Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 610 pages; G/none; bound in black cloth, red oval and gilt lettering to spine, red lettering to front cover; some rubbing and wear to boards; top edge of text block black; ownership inscription to ffep dated March 1956; loose within is a 2 1/2 page TLS, dated March 4, 1956, to Eleanor Kask and Donald Friede, a married marketing/editor pair at World Publishing. Written by Fadiman, it is a scathing review of The Mandarins. He comments that "I am sure of two things: a. On a smaller scale, this will repeat its French success, for reasons which have nothing to do with its literaty value, which is questionable, but which have much to do with its talk-value, its scandal-value." "I have tried to make it clear that the reasons why this interesting book baffles me and in the end angers me, because I know how much it means to you, and how many painful and conscientious hours Donald has spend on it (it shows it too--the translation is brilliant). I would not have you think that I do not deeply respect your opinions; if I did not, I would not have spent twenty precious (and by no means wasted) hours on The Mandarins." He closes out the letter by asking them to "Give my regards to Mrs. Sartre, and tell her to stop contemplating her own soul and look at the whole world, in time and space. She is in a way a lucky woman--she still has before her the wonderful experience of growing up."; shelved case 13.
Boston: John W. Luce and Company, 1921. Octavo; G- Hardcover; Off White spine with Dark Gray text on Red spine label; Boards strong, moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, open tear along front joint, red stains along joint, brown stains on front cover; Textblock has age toning, foxing on forward and rear pages, writing in pencil and pen on front endpaper, brown stains along fore edge, otherwise clean; 265 pp.
Paris: Rombaldi, 1945. Quarto, 149 pages; G condition; Light grey wrappers, worn tan spine with brown text has creases and tears down the length and piece missing at foot, all pages remain attached but overall binding is loose and pages may detach, white design on cover with red and white text, rear cover off-white with foxing, edges worn all around and textblock edges age-toned and foxed; significant foxing to portions of interior, many pages age-toned at edges, pages unmarked, contains 4 tipped-in plates.
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1070. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, yellow with green print; DJ has slight edgewear/shelfwear; Boards in yellow cloth with green print, clean and strong; Text block has spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; 145 pages.
New York: Magico Magazine, 1986. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 15/60; VG/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the illustrator on the edition page; Includes text of Doyle’s story and critical essays; 98 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Magico Magazine, 1986. Octavo; Limited edition, 26/60; VG/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the illustrator on the edition page; Includes text of Doyle’s story and critical essays; 98 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1980. Octavo; G+/VG-; White spine with red text; Dustjacket age toned, spine slightly darker from age, DJ has a few tiny tears at top and bottom of spine, occasional very mild edge wear elsewhere, DJ has very occasional rubbing and a few small, faint spots; Boards strong, pastedowns very lightly age toned, binding strong; Textblock: Front end paper has former owner's small name sticker, text has some underlines and notes in pencil, occasional marks and writing in margins in blue ink, interior otherwise clean; 252 pp.
Geneva, Switzerland: Edito-Service S.A., n.d. First Editions Thus. 8vos., 35 vols., VG-; quarter-bound, dark brown five-paneled faux-leather spines, maroon faux-leather boards, gilt lettering/motif/borders/text-blocks, orange silk ribbons: mild shelfwear to boards of most volumes (see notes for Vols. 2 and 15); mild shelfwear to text-blocks; very light age-toning to margins, text unaffected; INCOMPLETE SET, 35 out of 36 vols. (lacks OLIVER TWIST); LIST OF TITLES WITH NOTES: (1) AMERICAN NOTES / PICTURES OF ITALY; (2) BARNABY RUDGE I [rubbing to boards, gilt tooling affected, Dickens facsimile signature to front board mostly obscured; mild aged-dust residue to boards, turn-ins, and front endpapers; aged-dust soiling to preliminaries, very occasional minor dust-spotting to interior, text unaffected]; (3) BARNABY RUDGE II; (4) BLEAK HOUSE I; (5) BLEAK HOUSE II; (6) A CHILD'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND; (7) CHRISTMAS BOOKS; (8) CHRISTMAS STORIES I; (9) CHRISTMAS STORIES II; (10) DAVID COPPERFIELD I; (11) DAVID COPPERFIELD II; (12) DOMBEY AND SON I; (13) DOMBEY AND SON II; (14) EDWIN DROOD / MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK; (15) GREAT EXPECTATIONS [rubbing to boards, gilt motif to bottom margin of front board affected; gray scattered residue to bottom half of back board; aged-dust residue to turn-ins and front endpapers, slightly more so than Vol. 2; aged-dust soiling to preliminaries, very occasional minor dust-spotting to interior, text unaffected]; (16) HARD TIMES; (17) LITTLE DORRIT I; (18) LITTLE DORRIT II; (19) MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT I; (20) MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT II; (21) MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS I; (22) MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS II; (23) NICHOLAS NICKLEBY I; (24) NICHOLAS NICKLEBY II; (25) OLD CURIOSITY SHOP I; (26) OLD CURIOSITY SHOP II; (27) OUR MUTUAL FRIEND I; (28) OUR MUTUAL FRIEND II; (29) PICKWICK PAPERS I; (30) PICKWICK PAPERS II; (31) SKETCHES BY BOZ I; (32) SKETCHES BY BOZ II; (33) A TALE OF TWO CITIES; (34) THE UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER; (35) REPRINTED PIECES; frontispiece, all volumes; set measures approx. 55 in., please contact us for shipping costs; SHELVED AISLE 10.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1964. Octavo; First published 1959, Reprinted with corrections, 1964; G-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with black print; DJ has peripheral tanning, creasing to hinges, edgewear, slight tears at spine ends and flap corners; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, bump to bottom edges, slight shelfwear; Text block has bookplate on front pastedown, pencil notation throughout; xii, 701 pages.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980. First Edition Thus. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; navy spine with gold text; cover has rubbing, minor edgewear, spine slightly cocked, binding is strong; textblock has water staining on head edge, faint foxing around edges, on front pastedown and front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 142.
Port Washington: Kennikat Press, Inc., 1964. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in brown cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, minor shelfwear, minor edgewear, minor soiling on front fore edge, light rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, sticker on spine, sticker on front pastedown, stamp and penciling on front end paper, ex-library insert glued to end paper verso, slight browning in interiors; text block slightly age toned, ex-library insert glued to half title page, ex-library stamps on title page, penned text on contents page, soiling on pages viii and ix; xii, 159pp.
New York: Arrow Editions, 1938. Limited Edition. Octavo; “500 copies of this bibliography have been printed”— colophon; G/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in grey paper with tan cloth, library call number in white ink on front, worn and exposed corners, wear to spine caps, spotting, shelfwear, small surface tears and ink stains on rear; Text block has book plate on front endpapers and library pocket and label on rear endpapers, library stamps to pages 3, 5, spotting and tanning to endpapers, slight spotting within, age-toning to paper; 95 pages.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1965. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with blue text; jacket has age toning, chipping and small tears around edges; boards are strong, sunning around edges, bumping along tail edges; textblock has age toning, edgewear, name stamped on front endpaper, underlining in pencil on a few pages, otherwise clean; pp 585.
Texas: University of Texas, 1969. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is orange with black text; DJ has general shelf wear, light creasing along edges, some open and closed tears, age-toning, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, light rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, stamps from previous owner, age-toning, content is clear; pp 129.
Lincoln: The University of Nebraska Press, 1962. first edition. Octavo; VG-/G; black/off-white spine with yellow & off-white text; first time in book form; dust jacket has heavily sunned spine; rubbed exterior & edges; chipping at corners with minor edge wear otherwise; clothbound panels, which are clean, strong & intact; text block shows slight wear along edges; light foxing on pastedowns & end papers; previous owner's name on ffep; text pages are unmarked pages & tight binding; good condition; pp 98.
New York: Random House, 1969. first printing. Octavo; G-/G-; Dark yellow spine with red & black text; Dust jacket has moderately rubbed exterior, mostly along spine edges with some minor fraying along edges, small tears at corners and slightly sunned exterior, covered with mylar; Cloth has some light spotting on panels mainly toward fore edges, otherwise panels are sturdy and intact; Text block shows some foxing on exterior fore edge and otherwise slight wear due to handling, light moisture staining at fore tail edge with tight binding; pp 446.
New York: Las Americas Publishing Company, 1971. Rebound Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Denim blue spine with beige and orange text; Plastic-like custom made dust jacket, clean; Boards are strong and clean, some creasing at corners, previous owner's inscription on front free end page; Toning along text block exterior, otherwise text block clean in Spanish language; 345 pp.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1935. First Edition. Octavo; G+/No jacket hardcover; Green spine with gilt lettering; Boards have some scratching to the front , some small tearing to the cloth at the spine, bumping and wear to the corners and spine edges; Binding is tight; Text block is age toned, previous owner's name of front free end paper, Text free of marking; 298 pages.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1981. Third. Octavo; VG- Paperback; Orange spine with White and Black text; Covers has some edgewear, some shelfwear, scuff on front cover, crease along spine, otherwise clean; Textblock has adhesive on interior of front cover, foxing along head edge and tail edge, othewise clean; 311 pp.
Totowa: Barnes & Noble Nooks, 1983. Octavo; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with purple and black print; DJ has edgewear, 2-inch tear at top of front hinge, mild smudging; Boards in purple cloth with silver print, slight wear to corners and spine caps, warping to top right portion of front and back; Text block clean and tight; xiv, 234 pages.
New York: Russell & Russell, 1955. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, mildly cocked spine, slight wear to spine caps, smudging on rear; Text block has slight tanning to endpapers, spotting to edges, owner bookplate on front pastedown, else clean and tight; xi, 535 pages.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with brown print; DJ has slight edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with green cloth to spine and green paper to boards, stray mark on rear, mild wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; x, 324 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977. Octavo; VG-/VG; Hardcover with dust jacket; Faded rusty brown spine with light yellow text; Dust jacket has rubbing to the corners and top front exterior and marks to the rear; Boards are clean and have solid binding; Limited sentences in pp 4-7 are underlined otherwise text block is clean; 263p.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1975. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine, pink and black lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, small closed tears on rear hinge edges and rear tail fore corner, sticker on rear, penciling mark on front fore edge, light soiling on rear; boards strong, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, light bumping on spine edges, stamp on front end paper, penciling on rear pastedown; text block slightly age toned, stamp on half title page, occasional penciling, very light soiling on exterior head edge; xiv, 263pp.
Chicago: The Fanlight House, 1947. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 250 copies; G; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is yellow with black print, mild peripheral tanning, slight smudging/shelfwear, oversized; Text block clean and tight; vi, 15 pages. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box, in Netdesk office.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1967. third printing. Octavo; Off-white spine with gray text; Dust jacket has slight shelf wear on exterior due to handling with light smudges and minor edge wear; Cloth is slightly sunned but otherwise clean with sturdy panels; Text block shows slight wear on edges due to handling with tight binding, slight writing on ffep; pp 418.