New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Publisher, 1973. First Edition. Octavo; pp 354; VG-/G; yellow spine with red text; dust jacket shows lightly sunfaded spine; mild soiling to exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has wear to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; deckled fore edge;.
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London: J. and R. Tonson and J. Watts, 1746. Sixth edition. Octavo, 194pp. Hardcover in VG- condition. Rebacked with new spine and end-papers. Bumping and shelf-wear. Moderate rubbing and abrasions to original boards. Mild foxing throughout text. Slight offsetting of engravings on facing pages. Binding is sturdy. TJ CONSIGNMENT. Shelved case 7 Spine is tan leather with gilt text and green accent on raised bands.
London: Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1810. Fourth edition. 10mo in dark brown leather; six-band spine with gold gilt; VG; moderate shelf wear and soiling; previous owner's initials on ffep; frontispiece engraving and vignettes throughout; age-toned paper; text in tight print; pp. 247; shelved in Case # 3; GP consignment.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1929. First Edition. Octavo, 672 pages; G+/G; spine a drab gray green, black lettering; moderate rubbing and staining to dust jacket; mild staining to text bloc; dust jacket in a protective mylar covering, price uncut '$10.00'; pages age-toned; name on front pastedown; text in English and Latin; with 16 plates of manuscripts; dust jacket printed on the reverse of a copy of Herodotus, presumably to save paper; scarce with dust jacket; shelved case 9.
Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1992. Second Edition. Octavo: G+/no-Dj hardcover: Maroon spine with gold text: Boards are strong with some dust staining, general shelfwear, slight bump to head of spine, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some dust staining, end papers have some foxing/soiling, rest clean and unmarked: Second Edition: 192 pp.
London: The Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited, 1974. Ninth Impression. Small quarto; pp 500; VG-/G; light pink spine with orange and brown text; dust jacket has moderate to edges; slight wear to exterior; cloth has slight sunning to exterior, mostly to edges; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; interior clean.
New York: Printed for the Author by Mahlon Day, 1834. First Edition. Octavo, 236 pages; G+; bound in publisher's green paper boards, gilt lettering to spine; moderate rubbing and staining to boards; name on ffep; some foxing, primarily to endpapers; Added engraved title page and frontispiece., Title page signed: Tompson; scarce; shelved case 1.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973. First Editions. 12mos., 2 vols., VG/VG; DJs, tan title blocks with off-white borders, white and black lettering: mild wear to DJs, light age-toning to spine of Vol. 2; "Two volumes, boxed / $12.95" to front flap of Vol. 1, front flap of Vol. 2 price clipped; brown cloth boards, gold lettering: mild wear to boards, fading to spine of Vol. 1 more so than Vol. 2; interior pristine, inscribed by previous owner to recto of frontispiece, Vol. 1; set housed in orange slipcase (moderate wear); frontispieces; shelved above Case 14.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. First Edition, First State. Octavo, 231 pages,  ads; Poor; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt and black tooling to front board; moderate wear and chipping to head and tail of spine, fading to spine; gutter partially visible on endpaper gutters; gutter fully open on pages 24/2548/49, 72/73, 96/97, 120/121; some gatherings loose or attached by a sole piece of string; frontispiece and all 7 plates present; Page 9, last line '...presumptive...', page : 'New Books. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine...'; BAL 7100; consignment; shelved case 2.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1899. First Edition. Octavo, 241 pages; VG-/G; Tan spine with black lettering; Jacket has several small tears and light chipping at the corners and the spine edges, Jacket spine is age toned; Boards are straight with some minor wear along the edges and the spine; Binding is sturdy; Gilt top edge of text block has a few small scratches; Deckle cut pages are somewhat age toned at the edges, but free of markings to the interior, small stains from tape on end papers; scarce in dust jacket; shelved case 9.
Dublin: Talbot Press, ~1948. First Edition. Octavo; VG-; fully bound in green cloth, spine and front cover have black impressions and lettering; binding has bumping on the top and bottom edges and on the fore edge corners; has minimal fraying at the top and bottom of the spine, spine has minor discoloration; pages have age toning, minor blotching along the edges of the text block, have occasional minimal creasing on the bttom fore edge corner, have a stamp of the original owner's name on the ffep and on the top of the text block; shelved case 12.
J. M. Dent & Co., 1907 . Second Edition (Edition de Luxe). tall thick 8vo., 549 pp., VG-; leather-bound, red boards, gilt lettering and motif to five-paneled spine; cocking to spine, no shelf lean; light scratching to boards, black scuff marks towards top edge of front board and hinge; rubbing with superficial material loss to bottom edge of boards; slight cocking to boards, boards shaken, binding intact; red top, age-toning/mild wear to text-block; starting hinge to verso of p. 549 and recto of bfep, closed tear towards top of bfep (stuck to back paste-down); mild age-toning and occasional foxing/creasing to interior (text legible), waving to endpapers; tipped-in full-color frontispiece and plates excellent and protected by tissue guards, plates affixed to a dark green thicker paper; pub. 1907 by J. M. Dent & Co. stated to title page; differences between First Dent & Co. Edition (pub. 1898) and this edition stated to Prefatory Note (p. v) by Rackham; "It has been the desire of the Publishers to here present the 'Ingoldsby Legends' in something like an 'Edition Definitive de Luxe" stated to Publishers' Note (p. "a3," technically p. vii); orange silk ribbon; LP consignment; shelved Case 12, Dupont. Heavy item: Please contact us for international/expedited shipping costs.
London: John Murray, 1821. 1821 "New" Edition. Octavo; VG; Green leather with gilt lettering and designs; Volume 1 only; Beautiful FORE-EDGE ILLUSTRATION of the Hudson River as seen from Hyde Park, as indicated in pen on front free end paper; Some wear to the boards, especially at the spine and corners; All edges gilt with some light wear to gilt and minor waviness to the pages; Previous owner's name and 1821 date on title page in neat ink; Otherwise free of marking; Shelved in case 2.
London: Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press, ca. 1925. 4vo., 160pp.; VG; bound in publishers yellow cloth, mounted color front and rear; housed in yellow glazed decorated slipcase, bumped to corners; 15 mounted color plates; bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; decorated endpapers; interior clean; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
New York: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1962. Octavo; Good; burgundy spines with gilt text; no jackets; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Part 1, pp 872; vol. 2, Part 2, pp ; vol. 3, Index, pp 482; cloths have slight smudges to exteriors; lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text blocks show lightly toned exterior edges; some mild smudges to exterior edges; interiors clean; tight bindings;.
London: Printed under the inspection of the Literary Association, and sold by John Creswick, and Co. Agents to the Society, 1795. 16mo., viii, 199 pages; VG; bound in period acid-washed calf, rebacked in unsigned gilt tooled calf, brown label with gilt lettering; bookplate to front pastedown; with frontispiece portrait of Johnson; interior clean; Paginated continuously, the second ’volume’ has a separate half-title; shelved case 7.
London; Edinburgh: William Miller; The Letter Press by James Ballantyne, 1805. Quarto, iii, 197 pages; VG; bound in period blind and gilt calf, newly rebacked with brown leather, paneled spine with a black label and gilt lettering; marbled text block and endpapers; mild rubbing and wear to boards; bookplate of the Countess of Beauchamp on the ffep; ownership stamp on sfep; with 4 engraved plates and an engraved headpiece vignette; wide margins; shelved case 7.
Thailand: T'NAT Printing Press, 1995. Presumed Thai Printing, In Thai and English languages. Qto. VG+/ in matching slipcase. fine detail illustrates this slim QTo. titling is tiny and gilt/metallic stamped into the dark teal, beige and auburn shades of the spine and enlarged upon the front board. lavish metallic accents such as endsheets in solid copper and near fine illustrated pages following the textblock in Thai and English characters. gently handled and in outstanding shape. within matching decorative slipcase, no visible wear or markings. 92 pp.
New York: Creative Age Press, Inc., 1947. Small Octavo; pp 172; G/G-; brownish-yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has moderate sunning to spine; some chipping to corners and edges; rubbing to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows sunned spine and board edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; light toning to page edges.
Austin, Texas: American Folklore Society / University of Texas Press, 1971. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. light lime segments begins at head of spine, with olive title; remainder of spine length is olive with lime titles. light abrading at foot, small puncture to DJ front. clipped front inner flap. with upper edges just a touch toned. pale green clothbound HB spine, black label for title, gilt-stamped, followed by tiny black titling centered beneath. clear and excellent textblock. unblemsihed clean outer edges. 192 pp. ISBN# 029270092X.
Ankara: Turkish Republic, Ministry of Culture, 1992. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 216; G/paperback; red spine with white and black text; covers have some little wear to exterior; intact panels; sticker residue to rear; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
London: Folio Society, 2013. Limited Edition, 556/1000. 4to., 204pp.; VG; bound in full green Indian goatskin leather, gilt lettering on spine and front board; top edge text block gilt; interior bright and clean; housed in original publishers VG brown slipcase with gilt decoration; limited to 1000 copies, of which this is 556, signed by Blake on limitation page; in excellent condition; shelved case 7.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1901. First Edition, Second Printing. 8vo., 387 pp., VG-; gray cloth boards, gilt lettering and illustration to spine, gilt illustration to front board; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild rubbing to edges and boards; boards slightly cocked; light scratching/rubbing to gilt text-block, particularly to the bottom-edge; mild water damage to middle of front endpapers and verso of ffep; ex-libris bookplate to middle of front paste-down, partially concealing water damage; very occasional spotting to interior, text clear and legible; frontispiece, contains many black and white illustrations by Ford; small circular black sticker to top left-hand corner; boards protected by mylar; LP consignment; shelved above Case 11, Dupont.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1967. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. salmon clothbound HB with large black calligraphic title centered between small black capitals for author and publisher. black illustration imprinted upon front board. gently bumped corners. decorative plate affixed to left fep. with frequent chapter illustrations. 264 pp.
London: J.M. Dent, 1893. First edition. Octavo, 990 pp. Hardcover without jacket as issued. First edition, rebound as four volumes (originally published as two) in quarter-bound red leather and marbled paper. Head edges gilt; spine red leather with elaborate gilt decoration and five raised bands. Original cream and gilt cloth covers and spines bound in at front and rear of volumes 1, 2, and 4. Bumping and shelf-wear. Sunning and chipping to spines. Age-toning to boards. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down end papers of all volumes. Marbled end papers have mild age toning to margins; faint toning to margins of text and offsetting where ribbon bookmarks had been. Hinges starting. Good copy only. This edition of Le Morte D'Arthur is limited to 1500 ordinary copies and 300 copies on Dutch Hand Made paper. This copy is the former. Includes many original designs by Aubrey Beardsley. Shelve: CASE #3 Spines are dark red with gilt text and decoration.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986. First edition. Octavo; pp 363; VG-/VG-; blue spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges, small closed tear to front; cloth has slight wear to exterior, sunning to exterior; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1976. First Edition. 4to. picture book, unpaginated, VG/VG; matte DJ, spine red with yellow and black lettering; mild wear to covers, closed tears/creasing to edges; "$8.95" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; shelf lean, boards somewhat shaken, binding intact; interior clean with striking full-color illustrations by McDermott; First Edition stated to copyright page; shelved Case 14.
Owings Mill, MD: Stemmer House Publishers, Inc., 1993. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 111; VG/G; light blue spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; cloth has light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; signed by author.
Mexico City: Editorial RM, 2005. Second Volume Of The Library Of Mexican Illustrators. 12 mo; VG/VG Hardcover; Beige spine with black and red text; Moderate shelf wear and age to dust jacket, minor fraying along sides and edges, flap of rear jacket creased; Boards are strong and clean, heavily illustrated; Binding solid; Text block clean, in Spanish language, crisp and clean black & white and color illustrations, 223 pp.
Dublin: P. Wilson, D. Chamberlaine, J. Potts, J. Hoey, jun. and J. Williams, 1765. First Dublin Edition. Octavo, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary calf boards, rebacked with newer spines, paneled with gilt, burgundy labels with gilt titling, original endpapers preserved; early name on title pages, A4 of volume 1; bookplate to front pastedowns; mild wear to edges of opening and ending leaves; shelved case 7.
London: Wenman and Hodgson, 1793. Reprint. 12mo., 2 volumes; VG; bound in period calf, gilt to spine, burgundy and black labels with gilt titling; tape repair to gutters; interiors with mild foxing; 6 parts bound in 2 volumes, three parts each, each part with a separate title page and frontispiece; shelved case 7.
London: Longmans, Green, And Co., 1897. Octavo; 2 volumes; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown leather with gold print, raised bands; Boards half bound with brown leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, worn, exposed corners, hinges, and spine caps, narrow tear to top edge of vol. 1, paper worn off some edges; Text blocks have gilt edges, cracked hinges, bookplate on front pastedown of vol. 1, top corners clipped on pages 599-612 (vol. 2), mild age-toning to paper; 2 volumes (xxxvi, 864 pages).
New Delhi: Penguin Books, 2000. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, white with black, red, and orange print; Cover has bumped front corners, wear to edges, some spotting and shelfwear, vendor label and label remnant on back, clear plastic coating starting to come away, crease to spine; Textblock has spine break at p. 154, slight spotting on top and bottom edges, clean interior; xiv, 632 pages, illustrated.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1980. Octavo; pp 382; G-/paperback; purple spine with white and yellow text; covers have noticeable wear to exterior; moderate rubbing to corners; slightly toned exterior; intact panels; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated.
Heilbronn: Verlag von Gebr. Henninger, 1876. 12mo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in marbled paper and blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has speckled edges, label and name in ink on front endpapers, clean and tight, gothic/fraktur print; Text in German; viii, 319 pages.
Delaware: Sussex County Bicentennial Committee, 1976. US Printing. slim 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. pale green wraps spine, with small black title and author centered between lightly worn ends. mild surface wear, soil spots and discolored patches. delicate, faint gray illustration upon softcover front with small overlay titling in black. embossed by prior owner on title page, two small correction fluid marks, and lightly foxed. minor red ink line on copyright page. with b/w illustrations, photos, drawings printed upon ivory stock. mild toning, mainly to the outer edges.116 pp.
Caracas: Fundacion la Salle, 1979. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, blue with black and white print; Cover is blue with black and white print, mild edgewear, else clean and bright; Text block has spotting to edges, spotting to inside edges of initial and final pages, else clean and tight; Text in Spanish, Goajiro, and French; 255 pages, illustrated (some color).
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1967. First. Octavo; VG/G+; yellow and grey spine with black and red text; dustjacket has moderate edgewear with tearing, fraying, and creasing, light scratching and age toning/fading to covers, significant fading to spine, small sticker from previous bookseller on front cover; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean; 317pp.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907. First American Edition. Large octavo, 340 pages, G+; brown cloth boards, faded gold lettering to spine: overall moderate wear, bumping/fraying to head, tail, and corners; slight creasing to head, backstrip age-toned a darker brown, lettering rubbed yet legible; age-toning/wear to text-block; mild age-toning to margins of interior, text and woodcut illustrations by Pyle unaffected; crest with "VIRTUS ET RECTITUDO" [Latin trans., "POWER AND CORRECTNESS"] to front board; shelved Case 13.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1996. Collector's edition. Set of octavos in black leather fully ornate with red and gold gilt; embossed spine; silk brown end pages and bookmark; gilt edges; VG; contains the Story of Sir Launcelot; the Story of King Arthur and His Knights; the Story of the Grail and the Passing of Arthur; shelved above easton press; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: George Newnes, 1902. First Thus. Octavo; G/No jacket (as issued) hardcover; Yellow spine with gilt illustration and brown lettering; Boards are torn in spots, some bending to fore edges, some creasing and rubbing to the spine, Binding is sturdy; Text block is greatly age toned, but free of marking; 229 pages.