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Springfield: C.A. Nicols & Co., 1889. Sales and order book. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan without print; Boards in brown leather with gold print, sun-faded spine, wear to corners and spine caps, small tear at bottom of front hinge, slight scuffing, peripheral tanning, shelfwear; Text block has tanning to endpapers, name in ink on front endpapers, some foxing throughout to plates and adjacent pages; This is a sales and order book that includes sample cloth bindings, chapters and portions of chapters, typed comments pasted to pages, and order pages with subscriber names; variously paged, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w plates).
Barcelona: Tipografia, 1907. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan without print; Boards in marbled paper with grey cloth, spine faded to tan, title on typed label on front cover, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has glue stains on endpapers, penciled note on inside of front flyleaf, clean text; “Edicion conforme al codice del Escorial”; Text in Spanish; 52 pages, folded b&w plate.
Padova: Gio. Antonio Conzatti, 1786. Octavo, , 5-95 pages; VG; bound in patterned paper wraps, plain spine with mild cracking, some rubbing; ex-library stamp on verso of title page; indice in rear; With engraved title page, 33 engraved plates taking up 2/3 of the page (one plate occurring twice), 1 full page plate, 4 other plates; The plates depict snapshots of the Life of Saint Anthony, especially notable not only for their depictions of relics, but for the details they give of city life of the period. Publication information from colophon; Shelved case 3.
Moscow: n. publ. 1972. Oblong Octavo; pp 12; G/no-DJ; ivory spine with black text; boards have slight toning to exterior; gilt and green illustration to front; strong boards; minor wear to corners; text block has minor wear to exterior edges; slight toning to interior edges; profusely illustrated; Russian text.
Bombay: Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt of India, n.d. Small Quarto; pp 330; G/Fair; sunned beige spine with gray text; dust jacket shows noticeable soiling to exterior; chips to edges; age darkening towards edges; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; Hindi and English texts; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Bangkok: Social Science Association Press of Thailand for The Social Science Review, 1966. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has slight tear at front top flap corner, mild smudging, price-clipped; Boards in light green cloth with gold print, mild warping, slight wear to spine caps; Text block has tanning to endpapers, spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; xiii, 135 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (some color).
New York: Whiting & Watson, 1812. 12mo; Fair/no-DJ; Brown spine with gold text on a red bar; Boards are heavily rubbed along corners and edges with smudges and scratches on exterior & spine but still fully attached and panels are sturdy; Text block shows darkening along exterior edges with cracking at hinges between text block and pastedowns, pages have moderate foxing throughout, previous owner's name of front pastedown but pages are still bound; pp 380, plus 40 pages of Dr. Buchanan's "The Healing Waters of Bethesda", a sermon.
New York: American Tract Society, 1854. 16mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown without print; Boards in brown embossed cloth with gold and red print (faded), worn, exposed corners, tattered spine caps, edgewear/shelfwear, cocked spine; Text block has shaken binding, endpapers torn along hinges, intermittent spine breaks, notation in ink on front flyleaf, red pencil notations throughout, foxing throughout; 240 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
Lancaster: The Dolphin Press, 1961. Octavo; VG-/VG- hardcover; light blue spine with deep blue text; spine of dust jacket has open tear to the tail, and also has close tears and extreme stains; boards have moderate edge wear with stains to the corners and edges; paste downs and end papers have minor discoloration, pages are clean; 200p.
New York: American Tract Society, 1830. 18mo; Fair-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown leather, print worn away; Boards quarter bound with leather spine and marbled paper on boards, front and rear hinges worn and torn, leather worn and scuffed, paper worn and scuffed, corners worn, spine caps worn away; Text block has pencil notation to front pastedown, water stains to rear pages, frontispiece torn in half with fore edge portion torn away, heavily foxed throughout; x, 140 pages, frontispiece (port.). NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box, in Netdesk office.
Haifa: Bahai World Centre, 1978. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. lightly faded, toned in patches along the light blue DJ spine strip, navy capitals centered. light edgewearto the upper panel sides, with few tiny closed cuts. medium blue clothbound HB with stamped gilt type, sharply cornered adjacent boards. light gray fep with black rub-out mark, ffep fine. skimmed but solidly bound. ivory stock, no marks or writing, with outer edges unabraded and clear. 325 pp.
Boston: C.H. Peirce and Company, 1852. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G/no-DJ(plastic laminate cover); Spine is brown with gold text, material loss; Plastic laminate cover has general shelf wear, fits and protects book; Boards have general shelf wear, label on front paste down from previous owner, rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are cracked; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, ink letters lightly staining other pages, content is clear; pp 492.
New York: J & J Harper, 1832. Second. 18mo; G-/no-DJ; Tan spine with black text; Harper's family library; Boards are age toned with vertical fraying along front spine edge, light foxing along front fore edge exterior, otherwise sturdy; Text block has darkened slightly due to age, light foxing along exterior edges and throughout pages, pages are stiff with deckled fore edge; pp 349.
New York: Carlton & Porter, 1859. 12mo; pp 234; VG-/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; ex-library; cloth has minor wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; ex-library stamps to endpapers; ex-library label adhered to front pastedown; yellow endpapers; five illustrations; interior clean.
Kessinger Publishing. Octavo: VG/no-DJ wraps: Yellow spine with no text: Covers are clean and free of most signs of shelfwear, some scuffing on covers: Textblock is clean, pages have markings and some notations in pencil in the margins that does not impact readability: Part of Kessinger Publishing's Rare Reprints: 82 pp.
Philadelphia: B. and T. Kite, 1808. 12mo; Fair/no-DJ; hardcover; brown spine, no text; boards strong, significant shelfwear, general edgewear, chipping on corners, bumping on corners, soiling and damp staining on interior; text block age toned, soiling throughout, occasional dog earring, occasional pencil marks, former owner's signature penned on first page, some separation from spine; 294pp.
France: Prosveta, 1994. Second Edition, [Newly Translated from the French], French Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. white glossy wraps volume with dark blue titling, faint surface impression near tip of spine. gently handled, interior is clear and sheets are neatly aligned. outer edges are heavily foxed, but main textblock unaffected, just a few spots upon ffep. 259 pp. ISBN#1895978025.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1973. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/G; Spine is black with light blue and white text, material loss to head and tail; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, creasing to edges, previous owner taped head of spine, age-toning, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, foxing, content is clear; pp 179.
Baltimore, MD: Paul & Falconer, 1992. First Thus. Octavo; VG/No jacket hardcover; Green spine with gilt lettering; Boards are straight with minimal wear to the edges and corners; Binding is tight; Text block is bright and clean; NOTE: Book is two volumes in one binding, a facsimile reprint of the original history, and a second volume of more recent history; 359 pages total.
London: John Hinton, 1767. Twentieth Edition. 8vo., 546pp., 16pp. index; VG; bound in brown cloth, faded gilt lettering on spine; some shelfwear, including wear to hinges, spine, some rubbing to boards and corners; With a separate title page at p.437 for "Private devotions containing directions and prayers for morning and evening.", with engraved title page; bookplate on front pastedown; marbled text block; shelved under front counter.
London: F. and C. Rivington, 1794. Reprint. Small Octavo, xx, 453, ; G+; bound in full black leather, gilt lettering to spine; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, cracking to spine; wear to front hinge, with board threatening; interior clean; with engraved frontispiece and title page; title page continues: "Divided into XVII chapters: One whereof being read every Lord's Day, the Whole may be read over thrice in the Year...with Private Devotions for Several Occasions."; shelved case 4.
Romae [Rome]: Typis Sac. Congregationis de Propag. Fide, 1771. Thin Octavo, 37 pages; VG; bound in a quarter gray cloth, marbled boards; ex-library, with library name on front board near tail of spine, small glue-stain to rear pastedown, library stamps to title page, page 29; text in Latin; scarce; shelved case 3.
Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1993. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 394; VG-/paperback; burgundy spine with black text; book encased in clamshell buckram box; box exterior has some staining towards edges; interior of box contains envelope style enclosure containing fold out map; slight staining to envelope closure; opposite side with concaved opening holding book; leather strap securing box at fore edges,[one strap broken]; box has burgundy text to paper labels to front and spine; softcover book has lightly sunned spine; intact exterior; faux flaps; text block shows brown offset to exterior fore edge, due to resting against leather straps; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1949. Fourth Edition. 12 mo; VG; hardcover; bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering; boards bowed, some edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spines edges, soiling on end papers, light soiling on front and rear, ex-library stamp on front end paper, light foxing on end papers, penciling on rear pastedown; text block age toned, light foxing on first and last few pages, occasional soiling; xxiv, 181pp.
Madrid: Real Academia de la Historia, 2003. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ wraps: Blue spine with white text: Covers show some scuffing and light staining, shelfwear around the edges, deep crease down the length of the spine, front cover slightly detatched from block: Textblock is slightly darkened with age but free of markings, tears, folds, etc: TEXT IS IN SPANISH: 480 pp.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1965. First edition. 18mo; pp ; VG/VG; green spine with black text; slipcase has slight sunning to exterior, strong intact exterior; dust jacket has price clipping to front flap, light sunning to exterior; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior, strong boards; text block shows light ivory toning to exterior edges; interior clean; Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1951. First edition. Quarto. VG- Condition hardcover. Horizontal laminate stain marking across the bottom of the rear cover. Minor shelf-wear to front cover, moderate shelf-wear to rear cover, primarily rubbing. Slight age-toning to pages. Binding, text block edges generally very good. 208pp, followed by 500 plates. Please see photos for details.
Madrid: Universidad Complutense, 1991. Ediciones El Almendro. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Blue green spine with white and black text; Light shelf wear to dust jacket, very minor toning; Boards are strong and clean, gilt text on red board cover, binding solid, ivory toned pages; Ivory toned text block exterior, text block clean, in Spanish language; 476 pp.
New York: Harper & Row, 1970. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with grey print; DJ has mild edgewear, shelfwear, tear along front flap fore edge; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; 196 pages.
London: B. Fellowes, 1845. Second edition. Octavo. Fair with no dust jacket. Age-toning to the spine of the book. Faded green-to-tan spine with gold lettering. Covers with blindstamp design intact exhibit sun-fading and several stains in addition to shelf-wear. Bookplate and offsetting to front pastedown and free end paper. Top of spine separating from binding at the top of the rear hinge. One particular deep scuff to front cover near the center of the spine. Bumping to corners of covers. Marginal foxing throughout the pages. Heavier foxing near the end paper. Text of pages generally clean and unmarked. 540pp.
Copenhagen: Prostant Apud Munksgaard, 1965. Octavo; pp 292; G/no-DJ; red spine with white text; cloth has slightly sunned exterior; moderately sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to front pastedown; good binding; inscribed by author to ffep.
Addis Ababa: Author, 1970. first;. small quarto in ivory soft covers with navy blue letters; VG; covers slightly soiled around edges; binding strong; previous owner's name on top of front cover; text block clean; contains historical documents about the relations between the Greek Orthodox Church and the Ethiopian Orthodox Church including a facsimile of a letter to the Patriarch of Alexandria; in good condition; pp. 270; shelved in room 12.
Pondicherry: Birth Centenary Library, 1972. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Off-white spine with gold text; Boards are covered with mylar and are slightly age toned with strong & sturdy panels; Text block has slight shelf wear and slightly age toned, due to handling with slight ink on pp 478, otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 507.
New Delhi: Akhtar Publications, 1992. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G+; mint green spine, black text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, chipping on spine tail edge, tearing on spine tail edge, rear head edge, and rear cover, minor damp staining on spine tail edge, sticker on front interior; boards strong, foxing on interior, numbers written in marker on front end paper; text block has minor foxing on exterior top and fore edges; 88pp.