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Reykjavik: Mal Og Menning, 2011. Large Thin Octavo; unpaginated; VG-; dark blue spine with gilt and gray text; no jacket; cloth has mild soiling to exterior; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; strong boards; text block clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
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.
New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, Inc., 1993. Large Octavo; pp 1310; G+/no-DJ; navy blue spines with gilt text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, Achelous - Leander; vol. 2, Leda - Zeus; cloths have slight smudges to exterior; previous bookshop's small sticker to rear board of vol. 2; slight sticker residue to rear of vol. 2; light soiling to exteriors; some slight rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; interiors clean;.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1964. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is sunned, pictorial, mostly white and black, with black text; DJ has general shelf wear, some stains, edge wear, some creasing, age-toning, some open and closed tears, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to corners, spine is sprung, hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, some stains, foxing, age-toning, light pencil and pen, content is clear; pp 573.
London / Edinburgh: 1794-1833. Octavos, 28 volumes; VG; uniformly bound in full burgundy calf with gilt tooling by J. Clarke, each volume with two black labels with gilt lettering to spine; All volumes have some rubbing and wear to bindings, including wear to front hinges, parts of labels missing; top edges of text blocks gilt; This set contains the following volumes: Some Account of the Life and Publications of the Late Joseph Ritson, Esq. - Robert Triphook, London, 1824 [bound with] Northern Garlands (comprising 4 parts: The Bishopric Garland or Durham Minstrell, The Yorkshire Garland, The Northumberland Garland or Newcastle Nightingale, and The North-Country Chorister - R. Triphook, London, 1809/1810 [bound with] Gammer Gurton's Garland, R. Triphook, London, 1810; Ancient Songs, From the Time of King Henry the Third, to the Revolution - J. Johnson, London, 1790 (First Edition); The Life of King Arthur - Payne and Foss, London, 1825 (First Edition); Robin Hood - T. Egerton, London, 1795, Two Volumes (First Edition); Scotish Song - J. Johnson, London, 1714 [Really 1794], Two Volumes (First Edition); Annals of the Caledonians, Picts, and Scots - W. and D. Laing, Edinburgh, 1828, Two Volumes [Volume 1, rear board detached, tail panel missing] (First Edition); The Caledonian Muse: A Chronological Selection of Scotish Poetry from the Earliest Times - Robert Triphook, London, 1821; Poems, Written Anno MCCCLII. By Laurence Minot, J. H. Burn, London, 1825 (Second Edition); Memoirs of the Celts of Gauls - Payne and Foss, London, 1827 (First Edition); A Select Collection of English Songs, With Their Original Airs - F. C. and J. Rivington, London, 1813, Three Volumes (Second Edition); Ancient Songs and Ballads - Payne and Foss, London, 1829, Two Volumes (Second Edition); Ancient Engleish Metrical Romanceës - G. and W. Nicol, London, 1802, Three Volumes (First Edition); The English Anthology - T. and J. Egerton, London, 1793/1794, Three Volumes (First Edition); Fairy Tales, Now First Collected: To Which are Prefixed Two Dissertations: 1. On Pygmies. 2. On Fairies. - Payne and Foss, London, 1831 (First Edition); Pieces of Ancient Popular Poetry: From Ancient Manuscripts and Old Printed Copies - T. and J. Egerton, London, 1791 (First Edition); Bibliographia Poetica: A Catalogue of Engleish Poets - G. and W. Nicol, London, 1802 (First Edition); The Letters of Joseph Ritson - William Pickering, London, 1833, Two Volumes (First Edition); OF consignment.
London: John C. Nimmo, 1887. Octavos., 2 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in brown leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering; marbled boards and endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; some mild wear and rubbing to boards, some mild bumping to corners; boards wrapped in mylar; with eighty wood engravings by Bewick printed on china paper, also nine engravings from original paintings by A. H. Tourrier and E. Buckman; interiors clean; JS consignment; shelved above case 1.
Trondheim, Norway: Aune Forlag AS, n.d. Oblong Octavo; unpaginated; VG-; dark blue/gray pictorial spine with light yellow text; no jacket; cloth has mild soiling to exterior; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; strong boards; text block clean; pictorial endpapers; crack to front gutter at title page; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Galahad Books, 1980. First U.S. Edition. Large Octavo; pp 184; G/G-; beige spine with lavender text; dust jacket shows some sunning to spine; minor dings to edges; chip to head spine edge; light soiling exterior; cloth has some rubbing wear to edges and corners; light wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has mild shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; some ink writing to ffep; profusely illustrated;.
New York City: Dover, 1958. First. Quarto, unpaginated; G+ condition; Off-white wrappers with black text on spine, front and rear and photo of statuette on covers, pencil notes at top rear cover, few blemishes and general wear; endpapers feature photos of artwork, interior clean and unmarked with 161 plates.
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1930. Octavo; pp 312; G/G; beige spine with black text; dust jacket has some noticeable chips to edges; slight soiling to exterior; price clipped flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows rubbed corners; dark toning towards edges; sturdy boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; mild cracking to gutter at pp 80-81, 128, 304; frontispiece; illustrated;.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1982. Limited Edition, #26/450. 8vo., 85pp.; VG; bound in brown cloth, brown label on spine with gilt lettering; housed in a VG tan slipcase; SIGNED by both Singer and Shulevitz on limitation page, of 450 copies printed, this is number 26; in excellent condition; shelved case 8.
Boston: David D. Nickerson and Company, Publishers, n.d. 530/1000. Octavo; pp 411; G-; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; numbered, limited edition of which this is 530 of 1000; cloth shows slightly sunned spine; some rubbing wear to edges; text block has slight age toning to exterior fore and tail edges; top edge gilt; mild foxing to front and rear endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated; interior lightly toned;.
New York: Viking Press, 1968. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with orange print; DJ has small tears across top edge, stain to rear lower corner, toning to spine, soiling to flap folds; Boards in blue cloth with blue print, wear to corners and spine caps, rear lower corner has remnant of glued label; Text block has spotting to endpapers, else clean and tight; 128 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1912. Second Edition. 10mo; pp 106; G/no-DJ; gray spine with gilt text; gray papered exterior, navy blue joints; cloth has moderate sunning to exterior; some wear to edges; text block has slight age toning toward edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; light toning to interior; illustrated with woodcuts; top edge gilt.
Helsinki: Academia Scientarum Fennica, 1960. Assumed First Edition. Octavo; Good-/wraps; tan spine with black text; lost front panel; title-page, black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light toning starts; 181 pp.; fore-edge, deckle; short closed tears; spine, tail-edge, spot staining; spine and back panel, sunned; else very good.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG-: Blue spine with gold text: DJ is cover in mylar sheath, general shelfwear, half inch closed tear on upper back portion: Boards are strong with light edgewear, binding is tight: Textblock is deckle edged along fore edge, clean, front free page has previous owner's name otherwise pages free of markings, folds and tears: First Edition: 280 pp.
London, New York, Sydney: The Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited, 1971. Large Octavo; pp 180; G+/G-; green spine with yellow text; dust jacket slightly sun faded spine; several chips to edges, as is; modest shelf wear to exterior; some sticker residue to front flap; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to front endpapers; frontispiece; interior has lightly toned edges; illustrated;.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1883. Octavo; pp 502 + 470; G-; red spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths show some soiling to exteriors; moderate wear to edges; rubbed spine and other edges; minor frays to corners; blind stamped borders to panels' exteriors; text blocks have modest age toning to exterior edges; light tone to interiors; vol. 1 has broken hinges; vol. 2 has mild crack to front gutter; interior pages show light toning; good binding to text blocks; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London; New York: John Murray; G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1920. Octavo; Good; brown spines with gilt text; no jackets; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 502; vol. 2, pp 471; scarce; cloths show slight spots to exteriors; lightly sunned spines; minor chips to spine edges; sturdy boards; text blocks have slight toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Tbilisi: Publishing House, 1986. Octavo; pp 210; G/G; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; chips to corners; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight sunning to spine; light wear to exterior; light rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers.
'S-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1944. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with red print; Boards in grey cloth with red print, wear to corners and spine caps, mild warping, smudging, rubbing, shelfwear; Text block has red-tinted top edge, mild spotting to endpapers, else clean and tight; Text in Dutch; xvii, 259 pages, some printed music.
Wake Forest: Meridional Publications, 1981. Large octavo; VG/G; Light blue spine with faded text; Dustjacket in protective plastic cover, DJ has large chip in front cover's upper left, spine edges chipped off, corners have small chips. DJ back has short closed tear at top edge. Spine is sunned and has short horizontal closed tear across it. Bottom of spine has faint damp staining; Boards straight and strong, edge wear minimal, pastedowns very lightly age toned, binding strong; Textblock lightly age toned, interior clean; 435 pp.
New York: The Golden Press, Inc., 1959. Large Octavo; pp 164; G/G-; beige spine with grayish brown text; dust jacket shows several chips to edges; lightly sun fading to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; lightly bumped corners; sturdy boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. Large Octavo, xii, 339 pages; VG/VG-; spine beige with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50'; dust jacket has some chipping to head and tail of spine, small water-staining to spine, larger chip to rear cover along head of spine; half-tltle/page 3/4 uncut; small staining to top edge of text block; interior clean; illustrated endpapers; tipped-in plate to front cover; LS consignment; shelved case 14.
London: Country Life, 1935. First edition. Large quarto in ivory cloth hardcovers with navy blue letters; VG; moderate soiling on boards and slight discoloration around edges and spine; end pages slightly foxed; clean text in large print; contains 8 color plates; pp. 83; a good copy; shelved in Case # 14; DC consignment.
New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1960. Second Printing. Octavo; pp 269; G/G; beige spine with black, brown and blue text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior; moderate wear to edges; cloth has mild wear to exterior; some sunning to spine; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior slightly toned; deckled fore edge; illustrated;.
San Diego and New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1994. First Edition. Large Thin Octavo; pp 115; VG-/VG; grayish brown spine with ivory and gilt text; dust jacket minimal wear to exterior; cloth has light smudges to front; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; interior shows light toning toward edges, otherwise clean; profusely illustrated;.