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Haifa: Bahai World Centre, 1978. First Edition. 8vo. VG-/VG. faded gray appears a faintly mottle ivory with small dark red titles. light chipping and edgewear to the plain gray jacket front/rear along the upper panel side. plain red clothbound HB with stamped gold tilting, front board has black imprinted titleblock/label with gold titles doubly framed by gilt. bound well, the contents are generally read but with minimal wear. left ffep has a small black marker mark. outer ivory edges smooth and unabraded. 276 pp.
Universitatsverlag Gottingen, 2008. Octavo: VG/no-DJ wraps: Reddish brown spine with orange text: Covers show some mild shelfwear concentrated at corners and edges, very light scuffing, spine is strong: Textblock is clean and free of markings, highlighting, folds, tears etc: Text is in German: 120 pp.
Paris: Bossange, Masson e Besson, 1792. early edition. octavos in brown leather with gilt frame; 7-band spine with gilt and gold letters; in good condition; boards show shelf wear and fraying around edges and corners; top of spine has a small dent; vol. 1 spine title frame frayed; binding strong; previous owner's name on first front end page; penciled inscriptions on second end page in vol. 2; contains engravings throughout; text clean with no foxing or fading; edges dusty; pp. 72 and 333; slight musty odor; first published by the Italian poet Torquato Tasso in 1708; in ITALIAN; shelved in Case 0.
Oxford: James Parker and Co., 1866. New edition. 18mo; New edition; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown leather, raised bands, print faded; Boards separated from textblock, brown leather, worn corners, scuffing to boards and spine, spine caps torn away; Text block has red tinted edges, front flyleaf absent, owner stamp to front marbled pastedown, slight stains and pinholes to title page, text clean and tight; xvi, 318, xx, 251 pages. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box, in Netdesk office.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1961. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; softcover; white, paper spine; all volumes' covers have minor shelfwear, stamped ink on front covers; first English translation; volume 1 cover has folding on rear tail corner, minor soiling on rear along spine; volumes 1 and 3 text blocks have penned and penciled in page numbers on head corners; volume 2 cover has erased pencil marks on front head corner, slight tearing on front along spine; volume 3 has folding on rear head corner, slight tearing on rear spine; Volume 1 - Book I; Volume 2 - Book II-VI; Volume 3 - Appendicies & Notes.
London: Thorsons, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Square Octavo, 176 pages; VG/VG; spine gold and purple with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '£12.99'; small closed tear to upper rear corner; small sticker to rear cover; boards have a small amount of rubbing to corners, tail of spine; SIGNED flat on the half-title page by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama; BL consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: Golden Press, 1957. Quarto; VG/ Hardcover with no dust jacket; green spine with yellow text; minor peeling to the gloss of the front and rear boards; front board has moderate stains; hinges of the boards are moderately weakened otherwise boards are in tact; text block is age-toned but clean and legible; 97p.
Spring City: The Inter-Borough Press, 1919. Octavo; G/Hardcover; Brown spine with faded white text; Moderate wear on binding,edges and corners, front cover slightly loose from spine, binding strong, foxing along front and rear paste down and free end pages; Toning and foxing to exterior text block otherwise text block clean; 253 pp.
Paris: Les Editions du Cerf, 1958. Octavo; 2 volumes; G; Paperback; Spine, tan with brown print; Covers show slight peripheral tanning, tanning to spine, v. 1. has crease and slight stain to spine, v. 2. has stray mark on spine, slight wear to spine ends and corners; Text blocks have deckled edges, name in ink on front flyleaf, clean text; Text in Greek and French on facing pages; 2 vols. (522 pages).
Westminster: The Newman Press, 1963. Octavo; VG/G; Beige spine with green text; Dust jacket has slight smudges and light stains on exterior with some general edge wear mostly at head edge; Cloth has very minor shelf wear with clean and strong panels; Text block shows minor wear on exterior edges with clean, tightly bound pages; pp 326.
London & Glasgow: Sands & Co., 1961. Octavo: VG-/VG-: Light blue spine with navy blue text: DJ has some small stains, light chipping along head of spine, mild shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, light rubbing to edges, slight bump to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock is age toned else clean and unmarked: 488 pp.
London and Oxford: The East and West Library; Horovitz Publishing Co. Ltd, 1947. 10mo; pp 313; G/G-; tan spine with burgundy text; dust jacket has slight age toning to exterior; mylar wraps; minor chips to edges; cloth has slight sunning to spine; clean exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; previous bookshop's sticker to front pastedown; interior clean.
London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1881. Octavo; pp 403+329; G-/no-DJ; sunned blue spines with gilt text; N.B.: also under alternate tile: "Letters to a Friend"; 2 volumes; cloths have moderate soiling to exteriors with slight sunfading; minor wear to corners; cocked spines; text blocks have light foxing to exterior edges and lightly to endpapers; light ink to ffeps; deckled edges; some uncut pages;.
1976. Octavo; Twelfth printing, 1998; G+; Paperback; Spine yellow with blue print; Cover has bumped outer corners, slight spotting on back, vertical center crease on back; Textblock has slight spotting on forward edges, light pencil marking on early pages, creases to final pages; x, 166 pages, frontispiece.
Chicago; London: The University of Chicago Press; James Nisbet & Co., Limited, 1951. Octavo; pp 300; G/Fair; light brown spine with beige text; this volume only; dust jacket has some chips to edges; lightly sunned exterior; cloth has light sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; deckled fore edge; interior lightly toned;.
Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1989. Second Printing. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Yellow spine with black text: Covers are clean with light shelfwear, minor fraying to corners, bumping along back tail edge, binding solid: Textblock has minor age toning, exterior tail edge has stains/soiling, rest clean: 199 pp.
Regensburg: Zunkel, 1756. Text in German, Translated to German by D. Martin Luther; Elephant folio; VG-/no-DJ; Thick dark brown leather spine with gilded text "BIBLIA". Boards have shelf wear, crease lines on spine, aged, two bronze colored metal clasps on fore edges, triangle metal fixtures on front, rear and corners, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp, metal clasps are still functional and closed tight; Textblock has some wear and age toning on edges, foxing and age toning on pages, cracking on hinges, cracking on gutters between p.544 and p.545, minor soiling from handling on end papers, bubbling on paste downs, otherwise, free of writing marks on pages, letters still very legible, no missing pages; Old Testament pp 1116, New Testament pp 309; May require extra pricing for shipping international. Book shelved in upstairs bookshelf, perpendicular to copier.
Dehli: Pranava Books. Octavo: G+/no-DJ paperback: Red spine with black text: Covers are clean with general shelfwear, cracking along joints of spine, fraying to corners, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some dust staining to head edge, pages unmarked: Reprint of the 1889 edition: Vol 28 only: 282 pp.
Dehli: Pranava Books. Octavo: G+/no-DJ paperback: Red spine with black text: Covers are clean with general shelfwear, some bulging down back joint, bump to upper corner that impacts textblock, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some age toning, pages clean and unmarked: Reprint of the 1889 edition: 578 pp.
Paris: Didier & Co., 1881. VG condition paperback. Small Octavo in gray-green wraps with black text on spine, no DJ. Some shelfwear; wraps a bit age toned, slightly chipped along edges and at tail of spine. Binding remarkably square and tight, interior clean though scattered foxing present. Scarce title; text in French - texte en Francais. Shelve Netdesk office, above Ephemera Sections.
Oxford, New York, Toronto, Melbourne: Oxford University, 1980. Reprinted. Large Octavo; pp 134; VG-/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has light toning to exterior; slight soiling to exterior; minor chips to spine edges; price sticker to front flap; cloth shows slight sunning to spine; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; blue endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; profusely 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;.
Lyon: Auguste Cote, Libraire-Editeur, n.d. Reprinted. 12mo; pp 437; G/no-DJ; 1/4 bound brown spine with gilt text; gilt decorations and bands to spine; sundarkened spine; burgundy marbled boards show slight sunfading to exterior; some rubbing to joints and edges; minor chip to spine head edge; sturdy boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; marbled endpapers; frontispiece; interior shows some toning to edges; illustrated; French text;.
New York: Bollingen Foundation and Pantheon Books, 1966. First edition; Bollingen Series LXX. Set of three folios in purple cloth with dark green DJ in dark green illustrated case; VG/VG; in very good condition; vol. 1 Historical Introduction and Description of Mosaics and Frescoes; vol. 2 Mosaics plates 1-33; vol. 3 Frescoes plates 335-553; plates on glossy paper black and white with some in colors; shelved under review table; please contact us for shipping costs.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1981. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 318; G/G; ivory spine with black and blue text; dust jacket has minor chips to edges; price clipped front flap; light toning to exterior; cloth has sunned edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Cambridge: E. D. by Roger Daniel, Printer to the University, 1646. 12mo, xx, 437pp., xii; VG; spine brown with horizontal gilt, bright red text plate with gilt lettering; bound in brown calf with gilt tooling on board edges; some damage on bottom of spine extending onto both boards, appears to be from a piece of tape; some wear on spine edge between spine and front board, bumping and peeling on board corners, some wear to rear board; rebound between front board and ffep with archival tape; inside front board has some writing in ink; ffep has two sheets of paper glued onto it, partially covered by the previously mentioned tape, the first what appears to be a quote about the translator Farrar with a citation, the second a miniature bibliography about Valdesso, including some incorrect information and a citation, both noted handwritten in ink; on the verso of the ffep and the recto of the second are two separate excerpts from other manuscripts, typed, about the life of Valdesso, both are also glued; on the page opposite the title page is an ex-libra from Bishop Phillpotts Library, dated 1872; a name is written in ink of the title page; some minor underlining and marking throughout; errata page in rear of book; very few age marks on pages; a scarce copy; shelved case 3.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1975. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with blue text; Covers have slight shelf wear with lightly smudged exterior edges, and sticker on rear, otherwise overall clean and intact; Text block shows slight wear along edges due to handling with tight binding; pp 335.
Kandy: Buddhist Publication Society, 1968. 10mo.; VG; bound in light blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine; age-toning to some gatherings; contains 20 publications that were originally published as chapbooks; individual pagination; text in English; writing on ffep; scattered sparse underlining; shelved case 10.
London: Longmans & Co., 1871. Thick Octavo; pp 808+928; Fair/no-DJ; sunned red spines with black text to paper labels; 2 volumes; cloths show noticeable wear to exteriors; some moderate sunning to spines; minor chipping to edges; vol. 2 has slightly cocked spine; text blocks have darkening to exterior edges; interiors have some age toning to interior; previous owner's bookplate residue to pastedowns; some cracking to gutters; tap mend residue to rear pages at gutter; frontispiece; publisher's note tipped in at ffep in vol. 1.
Cambridge and London: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket shows very slightly sunned exterior with minor shelf wear otherwise such as light edge wear and bumped corners; Cloth has minor wear at corners with strong, clean and intact panels; Text block shows only slight shelf wear due to handling with tight binding; pp 405.
Paris: Chez Rollin, Quillau, Desaint, 1726. First Edition. Quartos, 4 volumes; VG-; bound in full brown leather, paneled spines with gilt lettering to two compartments, uniform gilt tooling to the rest; marbled endpapers; general rubbing and scraping to boards, some wear to hinges, chipping to heads and tails of spines, corners; name written in ink on verso on ffeps; purple stamps of the Grand Consistory of Kentucky (Freemasons) on all title page, some other pages; wide margins, with no writing or marginalia in text; with 71 full page portraits, five folding maps, and one plan; Volume 1: 28 portraits, 3 folding maps; Volume 2: 20 portraits, 1 plan; Volume 3: 5 portraits, 2 folding maps; Volume 4: 18 portraits; text in French; shelved case 7.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1901. Reprint. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering and gilt, black, and blue designs to front boards and spines; top edges of text blocks gilt; vertical crease to spine of volume 1; horizontal slash on spine of volume 2; mild sun-fading to spines, mild wear and rubbing to boards; Signed on ffep of volume 1 by Lew Wallace "Very Truly yours, Lew Wallace 1903.'; scarce signed; shelved case 6.