Brevard: Wayside Press, 1999. First American edition. Octavo; First American edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, cream without print; DJ clean and bright; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, bump to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; Note from author taped to front flyleaf; 111 pages, illustrated.
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1883. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, slight wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; 47 pages, frontispiece, illustrated by various artists and engravers.
New York: Anson D.F. Randolph & Co. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 452/500; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey without print, top portion torn but attached by rear hinge; Boards in white cloth with gold print, mostly soiled to grey, frayed corners, tattered spine caps, tears to front hinge, shelfwear; Text block has cracked hinges, front flyleaf torn at top of hinge, name in ink on edition page, initials on following page, inscription on title page (dated 1887), clean text; “Illustrations drawn by Birket Foster, and engraved by W. Palmer and E.M. Wimperis”; xii, 125 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1987. First edition. Octavo; pp 78; VG/VG-; greenish gray spine with beige text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light sunning to spine and edges; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; deckled edges;.
Francestown, NH: The Golden Quill Press, 1973. 12mo: VG/VG-: Brown from age toning spine: DJ has general shelfwear, age toning to spine, otherwise clean: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing mainly to head and tail of spine and corners, binding tight: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears beyond front free page which has an inscription to a previous owner from the author, notecard tucked in that has note from the author to the previous owner: 64 pp.
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1970. 8vo; VG; paperback; thin yellow spine without text; covers have moderate shelf- wear with minor foxing to the rear and discoloration to the spine; text block is slightly tanned and has stains on the first page; that apart, pages are clean and legible; 44p. Shelved in Netdesk office, 15's Ephemera Box 2.
Eureka: Hearse Press, 1970. Octavo; VG; paperback; thin pink spine without text; covers have moderate shelf- wear with minor foxing to the rear; text block is slightly tanned and has minor marks to the first page; that apart, pages are clean and legible; 44p. Shelved in Netdesk office, 15's Ephemera Box 2.
New York: Leavitt & Company, 1851. 16mo; Fair-/no-DJ; Dark green spine with gilt text; Boards are slightly sunned with small fraying tear at spine edges, tail edge of spine is missing and edges & exterior panels have moderate rubbing; Text block is 'as is' with cocked spine which is partially detached, light moisture staining along edges, pencil on pastedowns & end papers, and slight foxing around edges of text pages; pp 287.
New York: AMS Press, 1967. Volume One Only; Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Wine red spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, bumping on corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on edges, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; Exact page number is not given.
Budapest: Mora Ferenc, 1985. first edition. thin folio in beige and brown illustrated glossy hardcovers with gold letters; VG; beautiful colored illustrations of porcelain, china, and watercolors with poems interspersed; centerfold plate has a tiny tear at bottom; in HUNGARIAN; shelved in Poetry section.
Paris: Librairie Champion, 1918. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards from later binding in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on original paper front cover, significant age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; “Thèse présentée pour le Doctorat de l’Université” — title page; Text in French; 182 pages.
Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1923. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey, illustrated with black print; DJ in mylar, small tears at spine ends and flap corners, creasing and small tears to top edge, mild wear to hinges; Boards in green cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps but clean and strong; Text block has mild spotting to edges, else clean and tight; 190 pages.
Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1969. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; beige spine, dark orange and purple lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, open and closed tears on head edges, closed tear on front hinge, rubbing on fore corners and spine head edge, chipping on spine tail edge, minor soiling and foxing on front, soiling on rear, damp staining on spine, spine sun toned, sticker on front interior flap; boards bowed, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, foxing in front and rear interiors, stamps on front end paper; text block age toned, foxing on exterior fore and tail edges; lxxxii, 309pp; shelved Poetry.
St. Clair Shores, Michigan: Scholarly Press, Inc., 1979. Republished. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. powder blue clothound HB with navy stamped titling between adjacent sturdy boards, endpages lined in butter yellow. skimmed lightly within, basic ivory sheets, unmarked. faint foxing affects head and fore-edge. 309 pp. ISBN# 0403013402.
London; New York, Toronto: Cambridge University Press; The Macmillan Company, 1937. 10mo; pp 160; G/Fair; dark beige spine with blue text; dust jacket has small chips to edges; moderate rubbing to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight clean boards; minor rubbing to corners; paper label to spine; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior; previous owner's name lightly to ffep; interior lightly toned;.
London: Reeves & Turner, 1889. Tall Octavo; G+; Hardcover; Green spine with gold text; Boards are strongly shelf worn with moderate rubbing, markings, and scratches, spine has open tear to the head, front and rear hinges are slightly separated but boards are not affected; Free end papers have foxing and pages have discoloring otherwise text block is clean; 324p.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1983. First edition. Octavo; VG-/G+; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is slightly age toned with small tears along head edge and lightly rubbed exterior; Boards have sunned edges, otherwise clean & strong; Text block is lightly toned at exterior edges with light foxing on head edge exterior, pages are unmarked; Inscribed by the author; pp 79.
Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1975. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine pink with brown print; Cover has slight spotting, slight shelfwear; Textblock clean and tight but for ink-out signature and vendor stamp on front endpaper; "Published for the Centre for Medieval Studies"; Text in Latin; 78 pages.
Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, 1977. Thin octavo; vg+/vg; dj, white spine with red and black text; dj, age-toning; light shelf wear; HB, brown spine with gilt lettering; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 55pp. INSCRIBED by the poet on front free endpaper.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898. First American Edition. Octavo, 210 pages; VG; fully bound in green cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has gilt tooling; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, spine has minor discoloration from sun exposure, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minor dust build up along the top edge and minimal detachment in several locations; contains illustrations; shelved case 0.
Berlin: Verlag der Nation, 1987. 12mo; VG/G; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket has slight rubbing & light smudges on exterior with small tear at head spine edge, and small tear at rear tail edge; Cloth is clean with strong & intact panels; Text block has very slight wear at exterior edges, inside pages are clean and binding is tight; pp 319. German text.
Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1972. Second Printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; spine mustard w/black txt, creasing at joints, some scuffing & minor wear; cvr firm & clean; binding strong; pages have very little wear, minor aging, author signature and inscription on free frnt & title pages, exquisite cond. 95pp.
A.S. Irving: Toronto, 1871. 12mo; pp 224; G-/paperback; green spine with gilt text; original publisher's cloth has blind-stamped design and borders; some rubbing wear to exterior; small stain to front boards; small chips to edges; mylar wraps; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; cracked front gutter; some slight scratches to endpapers;.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1905. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; green spine with dark green text; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; illustrated paper label to front; decorative scroll border to front; three small brown spots to front; mylar wraps; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated with tissue guards; very good binding; pp .
New London, CT: Pliny LeRoy Harwood and Rowena Mossette Harwood, 1933. Limited edition; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thin gray fabric spine with black text. Boards have age toned, rubbing on edges, dark stains on rear, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock is age toned, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting, limited edition page is signed by both authors; pp 163.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1951. Second Printing. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering; both volumes' boards have general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, erased penciling on front end papers; both volumes' text blocks age toned, occasional soiling, light soiling on exterior edges; volumes 1 text block has occasional penciling near front; volume 2 boards have bumping on rear head edge; 2 volumes.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1941. Thick Octavo; pp 670; G/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows some age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; previous owner's label and name to ffep, as is; previous bookshop's sticker to ffep; frontispiece; cracking to rear gutter.
London and New York: John Lane, 1908. 12mo; pp 316; G-/no-DJ; dark brown spine with gilt text; cloth shows some rubbing wear to exterior; light rubbing to corners; blind-stamped decorations to front and spine lightly bumped corners; strong boards; text block has slight darkening to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; slight offset to ffep; interior lightly toned; previous owner's bookplate to verso of frontispiece; some slight foxing to few pages; illustrated.
Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1871. First Edition. thin 12mo., 23pp.; VG; original printed orange paper wrapper; housed in a quarter morocco slipcase with chemise; in excellent condition; John Hay's first book with was preceded by some broadsides only. A career diplomat, he served early on as Lincoln's Secretary during the Civil War, and proceeded to become Secretary of State under McKinley; GP consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1957. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, dark blue with gold print; Boards in dark blue cloth with gold print, mildly cocked spine, slight wear to spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front pastedown, number stamp to front flyleaf, ink notation throughout; viii, 1068 pages.
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).
Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1858. New Edition. Large Octavo, 691 pages; VG; bound in brown leather, blind-stamped motif to boards, paneled spine with gilt lettering; blind-roll to board edges; marbled boards; all edges of text block gilt; frontispiece and engraved title page; numerous illustrations throughout; mild foxing throughout; shelved front case.
New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1927. First. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Blue spine with gold text; Boards strong, generally clean, indentation at front cover tail corner, rubbing at both ends of spine, dampstaining on front cover, spine lettering and front cover illustration gilt faded with age; Textblock darkened with age, generally clean, strong musty odor, spine cocked, name of previous owner inscribed on front free endpaper, light penciled underlining in text, Errata statement pasted in before Forward, previous owner's notations inscribed on back pastedown; pp 352.
Vermont: Edward Smith, 1833. Sold as is. 12 mo. 2 volumes. Poor condition for Volume I and Very Poor condition for Volume II/no DJ. Covers have tears around the joints and hinges. Completely detached for volume 2 from the joint; boards are softer and show significant signs of aging; folded over on the front free end paper; and folded for few pages after that; textblock has scattered foxing throughout all the pages for volumes I and II; pencil markings in the shape of an x on p. 151 and 217 on Volume I. Volume I pp. 293 and Volume 2 pp. 312.
London: Gay and Bird, 1906. First Edition. Octavo, 120 pages; VG; in tan cloth boards, black lettering on spine, black, red, and yellow illustration on front board; gift inscription on ffep; spine slightly cocked, boards slightly bowed; Oliver Herford was a writer, artist, and illustrator whose cartoons and humorous verse appeared in journals such as Life, Woman's Home Companion, Century Magazine, Harper's Weekly, The Masses and Punch; an incredibly scarce book; shelved case 0.
Buenos Aires: Ediciones Jaguel, 1977. Special Deluxe Editionrtrait. Octavo in embossed pictorial brown leather, VG+, title embossed on brown leather spine with 6 raised bands. Shelf wear, chipping and scuffing to spine. Age toning to text block, text clean.Text in the Spanish language. Illustrated throughout with color and monotone drawings, with frontispiece portrait of author. This is the national epic of Argentina, the saga, in verse, of the outlawed gaucho, Martin Fierro. 236 pages. Shelve in Spanish Language.