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.
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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.
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. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL AREA.
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 formwer 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. Shelve in Case # 8.
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 ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL.
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. SHELVED SALES FLOOR 13'S AREA.
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.
Orono: National Poetry Foundation, University of Maine, 1993. Octavo; G-; Paperback; Spine, blue with black print; Cover has creasing to spine and rear, curling to corners, slight peeling to plastic overlay, mild edgewear, vendor label on rear; Text block has mild spotting to edges, yellow highlighting throughout; 511 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates).
n.p. Hendrickson Publishers, Inc., 1994. Reprinted. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; 6 volumes: vol. 1, Genesis to Deuteronomy, pp 693; vol. 2, Joshua to Esther, pp 891; vol. 3, Job to Song of Solomon, pp 906; vol. 4, Isaiah to Malachi, pp 1187; vol. 5, Matthew to John, pp 1000; vol. 6, Acts to Revelation, pp 956; cloths have slight wear to exteriors; lightly bumped corners; strong boards; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; volumes housed in box with tape mends and noticeable wear to exterior, as is; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Totowa, New Jersey: Rowman and Littlefield, 1975. Third Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG-. lightly toned shorter DJ spine, original powder blue, also lightly discolored, jacket rear is blotchy, some fingerprints. edgewear is mild but continuous along jacket upper edge. small navy cltohbound HB, deeply stamped gold titling. upper board lightly stained by white. mild sticker residue close to upper left fep close to hinge. dry moisture marks in gray spot the head-edge, but smooth fore-edge and tail. 142 pp. ISBN# 0874716004.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition, First Printing; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print and white label; Boards in red cloth with gold print, white label pasted above title on spine, vendor label on back, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; xiv, 225 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated.
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.
Port Washington: Kennikat Press, 1972. Octavo; G/G+; White spine with blue text; Dustjacket is age toned and has foxing, esp. on spine, spine has a few small spots, front has thin teal paint mark on left edge, DJ has some light edge wear (incl. a few tiny closed tears at spine tips); Boards straight and strong, edge wear minimal; Textblock lightly age toned, binding starting between front end paper and half title page, binding cracked at pp. 54-55, 86-87, 118-119, textblock tail edge has a few flecks, interior clean; 160 pp.
New York: R.H. Macy & Co., 1934. First Edition. 8vo., 79 pages; VG-; buff cover with black print, pencil inscription at top of front, chipping on edges and along spine, tear in cover at lower portion of spine, and spine edge, as well as a small tear at center and top of spine edge, cover coming away from spine staples, some smudging and spotting, corners slightly worn; clean interior but for slight creasing on some pages; "Narrative of the Messrs. James Lackington, 1745-1815 and John Chapman, 1822-1894, both of London; their Explorations and Discoveries concerning the Price Fixing of Books; with the testimony of Mr. Charles Dickens ... [et al.]"
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1959. 8vo; VG/VG; hardcover; green text with black and white text; dust jacket has severe stains and minor rubbing to the corners and tips; with the exception of a minor scratch to the rear, boards are clean and strong; front free end-paper has an inscription and text block is moderately age -toned but pages are clean; 158p. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 4, in Netdesk office.
Amherst: The University of Massachusetts Press, 1985. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Light green spine with white text. Covers have general shelf wear, age toned spine, rubbing on edges, fraying to corners, apart from that, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has foxing on edges, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 218.
New York, NY: New York University Press, 1968. Revised Edition. Quarto; VG/VG-; Blue spine with white text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, rubbing at corners and chipping at both ends of spine, scuff marks along front cover fore edge, both edges of spine, and along the spine, top corner of inside cover flap clipped, DJ protected by book jacket cover; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean; pp 395.
Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1968. first. Octavo; VG/VG-; Brown spine with yellow text; Dust jacket has shelfwear such as rubbed corners and slightly frayed edges, price clipped and covered in mylar; Boards have slight edgewear, otherwise clean ans strong; Textblock is slightly age toned, otherwise clean; pp 248.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1983. First Edition. Octavo; pp 220; G/G-; beige spine with dark red text; dust jacket shows light soiling to exterior; small chip to rear head edge; minor chips to edges; price clipped front flap; lightly sunned spine; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; slight pencil underlining inside;.
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;.
New York, NY: Frederick Ungar Pubklishing Co., 1983. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG. ivory DJ spine with italicized bold black title, black author and bold publisher. with wide inner flaps, covers the charcoal clothbound HB with white stamped titling down spine, adjacent panels sharply cornered. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. solidly bound, a clear and bright copy. 196pp. ISBN# 0804424063.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1966. Octavo; VG/VG-; Pink spine with black and white text. DJ has shelf wear, age toned spine, damp stain on front, price clipped, tiny closed tears on front; Boards have light rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has minor wear on edges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 291.
London: John Trafford, 1956. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, orange with black print; Cover is orange with black print, clean and bright but for penciled prices; Text block clean and tight; Featured articles: Pictures of Ezra Pound (Denis Goacher); 19 Poems (Patrick kavanagh); 61 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-/VG- black spine, white lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; boards strong, slight bowing, some edgewear, bumping on tail edge, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on spine edges, stamp on front end paper, penciling on rear pastedown, very light soiling on rear end paper; text block slightly age toned, gutter visible between pages 76 and 77, occasional penciling towards front of text; First Edition, First Printing; inscribed by author on title page; xxiv, 421pp.
Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 1987. first. Large Octavo; VG/G-; Gray & black spine with white text; Dust jacket has 1 inch open tears at top front & back edges, 1 inch open tears at front & back bottom edges, lightly rubbed exterior, rubbed corners and general edgewear; Boards have slight edgewear, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock is slightly age toned; pp 233.
Hamden: Archon Books, 1968. Octavo; Reprint of original edition, University of Michigan, 1951; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with black print; DJ has slight edgewear, toning to spine and flap folds, price-clipped; Boards in blue cloth, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; vii, 71 pages.
Cleveland: World Publishing Company, 1968. First United States Edition. Octavo; First United States Edition; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown with white print; DJ in mylar, slight tears at top, bottom, and center of spine, slight spotting to rear; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, slight wear to corners and spine caps, small bump with tear to center of spine; Text block has mild tanning to endpapers, small top hinge tear at rear endpapers, yellow-tinted top edge, clean text; xviii, 297 pages, illustrated, including b&w and color plates.
Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1965. First. Octavo; VG-/G-; tan spine with black text, brown illustration across bottom portion; dustjacket has moderate edgewear and discoloration, minor tearing, smudging and staining, foxing on covers; boards are strong and clean; front free-end paper has 1.5 inch sticker from previous owner in top right corner, otherwise textblock clean with slight foxing along fore edge and bottom edge; 180pp.
London: Longmans, Green and Company, 1879. Octavo; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text & square filigree designs w/ raised bands; 2 volumes; half-bound w/ leather spines & edges and cloth panels; wear along all edges, mostly at joints; both volumes have some cracking at joints toward edges; panels have slightly rubbed on exterior w/minor scratches on front; text blocks have age toned slightly with tight bindings; previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns; light pencil throughout text, mostly in vol. 1; pages are fully bound; pp 850.
London: Chatto & WIndus, 1923. First Edition, Second State. Octavo, 229 pages; VG/VG-; spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top and bottom edge and several small closed tears, spine has discoloration; binding has moderate shelf wear at the top and bottom of the spine; pages have age toning and blotching at the hinges, have faded green coloring at the top edge of the text block; shelved lit crit.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1940. Small Octavo; G- Hardcover w/ G- Dustjacket; Darkened Yellow spine with Light Brown text; Dustjacket has moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, open tear along head edge of spine, open tear along tail edge of rear cover, material missing along rear joint, closed tear along head edge of rear cover, open tears along top corner of both covers; Boards strong, open tear along head edge of spine, some edgewear, some shelfwear; Textblock has sticker on rear pastedown, writing in pencil on front pastedown, moderate age toning, otherwise clean; 59 pp.
New York: The Viking Press, 1977. first edition. Octavo; VG/G+; Beige spine with black text; Dust jacket has sunned spine and lightly rubbed exterior with small tears and light wear along edges; Cloth has slight shelf wear exterior with minimal edge wear otherwise, panels are sturdy, clean and intact; Text block's exterior shows slight wear due to handling with otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 780.