Readex Microprint, 1966. Octavo; facsimile of edition by Jean Berjon, Paris, 1613; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, torn/cracked along entire front hinge, exposing binding, mild bumps to rear outside corners and spine head; Textblock is clean and tight but for former owner’s stamp on front endpapers; text in French; 325, 52 pages, illustrated.
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New York: Allerton Book Co., 1922. 12mo; 2 volumes; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey/tanned with blue print; DJs in mylar, small tears at spine ends and flap corners, small tear to rear top edge (vol. 1) and front top edge (vol. 2); Boards in tan cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild staining, especially to vol. 2; Text blocks have gilt top edges, spotting to edges, tanning to endpapers, mild age-toning to paper; 2 vols. (xl, 254 pages; ix, 229 pages), frontispiece (folded map), illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1922. First Edition, Publisher's date code B-W (February, 1922). Please see five photos for details. Octavo; 155pp; No date on title page. No indication of reprinting. Likely a very early reprint. Hardcover in pictorial paper-covered boards with matching dustwrapper. Dustjacket largely worn and chipped; one half of rear jacket lost; four inches of dustjacket spine 1/2 lost; pictorial jacket front cover almost entirely intact. Dustjacket now housed in mylar wrap; boards a bit wrinkled and occasionally dented; contents very good throughout and illustrated with black and white photographs. Most copies of this title lack the jacket. In this case the jacket has protected the underlying matching pictorial/printed front cover and spine quite well, which is in very good condition. Small bump to center of bottom front edge. Short repaired partial split on upper rear exterior hinge, only visible from the rear. [Spine; brown titles on tan paper with white paper at lost areas]. SHELVED ROCKVILLE, BEHIND FRONT DESK.
New York and London: The Century Co., 1928. Octavo; pp 298; G/no-DJ; dark red spine with gilt text to paper label; cloth has slight soiling to exterior, some light sunning to spine; gilt and blue decoration to front; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrated; interior clean; inscribed by author.
Amsterdam: Abragam Wolfgangh, 1686. Second Edition. 16mo; vg/none; vellum with no text; minor edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; some end-paper markings; shadow of lost bookplate; 496 pp.; index, 18 illus., complete with frontispiece, engraved title-page; and folded plates; [plate 14 bound at pg. 358 instead of at 458 as listed]; other decorative figures; light foxing; spine, sunned; boards, spot staining and discoloration; else very good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH. -Shelve Case #3.
Los Angeles: Zeitlin and Ver Brugge, 1973. First limited edition (#920 of 1,000); signed by author and printer. Quarto in beige and black soft covers with beige and white case; VG/VG; black letters on spine; pages still uncut; contains 32 plates in color featuring Mexico; Guatemala; Hawaii; Fiji; and 3 Icons all printed under the artist's supervision; case also illustrated; shelved in Case # 11.
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1992. First U.S. Edition, First Printing. Oblong Octavo; pp 109; VG/G; white spine with black text; dust jacket has slight shelf wear to exterior; light sticker residue to rear; cloth clean; lightly faded head edge; text block clean; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Konecky & Konecky, 1997. Quarto; pp 285; VG-/G-; red spine with white and yellow text; dust jacket shows several chips to corners; some rubbing wear to exterior; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; moderately rubbed corners; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1982. Second Printing. Folio; pp 285; VG-/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; tri-paneled slipcase enclosed book; blue/yellow striped exterior; ivory text to spine; slight wear to exterior; case secured with toggle closures; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; inscribed by author; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Hodder and Stoughton Press Limited, 1977. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 336; G/G; green spine with yellow and black text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; minor edge wear; price clipped flap; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated.
Carlton: Melbourne University, 1968. Octavo; VG/VG; hardcover; faded red spines with black text; the 3 vols. are in uniform condition; dust jackets have moderate stains and minor tears and creases; boards are sturdy and clean; fore edges are minimally discolored, paste downs, free end papers and pages are moderately age-toned but clean; 421p. (Vol.1); 362p. (Vol.2); 491p. (Vol.3).
San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins, 1995. First English Language Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 245 pages, VG/VG; purple and orange pictorial DJ, yellow and white lettering: mild wear to DJ, "USA $20.00 / CAN $28.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, purple cloth spine, orange matte paper boards, metallic red lettering to spine: very light bumping to head, tail, and corners; text-block and interior clean; INSCRIBED by Coelho to half-title page; Coelho's third-person narrative, semi-autobiographical novel on Coelho and his wife's pilgrimage through the Mojave Desert and their encounter with the Valkyries, "a band of bold, leather-clad women who travel the desert on motorcycles, spreading the word of angels"; shelved HC Fiction.
Rio de Janeiro: AA Cohen Editora, 2007. Second Edition. Quarto; pp 132; VG-/no-DJ; black spine with white text; boards show only slight shelf wear; lightly bumped fore corners; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; slight writing to verso off ffep; profusely illustrated with many black and white photographs; Portuguese and English texts.
Italy: Flammarion, 2002. Quarto; VG-/VG-; light purple spine with white text; DJ has rubbing on the front and back, bumping to the head and tail edges, light age toning; Boards strong, light bumping to the head and tail of spine and corners; Textblock and interior pages have light age toning; 150pp.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1906. First Edition. Octavo; pp 416; G/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; original publisher's cloth shows moderate soiling to exterior; lightly sunned spine; minor fraying to corners and spine edges; strong boards; text block shows some toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; previous bookshop's embossed name to ffep; frontispiece with tissue guard; light toning to interior; partial cracking to gutters; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
New York: E.P. Dutton and Co., 1908. 8vo Half bound in blue leather with marbled boards. VG Includes, eight fold out maps (all present), a general map of the Alps (seperated from the book with a clean tear in lower left corner of map.) Textblock is bright and clean, minimal age toning; spine rubbed at top, bottom, and edges of boards, light soiling; corners bumped and rubbed; 1/8" x 1/4" area of blue rubbed off spine above "A" Coolidge was a Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, and an honorary member of the English, French, and Italian Alpine Clubs. 440 pp. with text, photo reproductions, map, index. Spine is blue with gold gilt text and designs, five raised bands. [Shelved in locked case 18, facing front table].
London: Oxford University Press, 1955. Octavo; Second Impression, 1956; G-/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ has mild edgewear, heavy spotting/foxing, smudging, slight tear at top of spine; Boards in green cloth with silver print, heavily spotted, slightly warping, wear to outer corners and spine caps, cocked spine; Textblock has spotting/foxing to all edges, endpapers, some few pages; Inscribed in ink by Maggie Corbett on front endpapers; xiii, 30 pages, illustrated.
Dunn Loring: Louis J. Maticia, Jr., 1972. first edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Blue spine with white text; This volume only; Cloth has slightly rubbed exterior with minimal edge wear otherwise, panels are sturdy, clean and intact; Text block's exterior shows slight wear with otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; sticker on front pastedown; pp 116.
Folkestone, Kent, Great Britain: Global Oriental, 1998. UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. red DJ spine has thin white titles, between lightly pushed in ends. edgewear is minimal and neat over black clothbound HB, stamped with gold type down spine with light damage to lower panel edges with bumped corners. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. interior sheets skimmed, neatly cornered with unblemished edges all sides. 255 pp. ISBN# 1901903206.
New York: Francis P. Harper, 1895. New edition; with Memoir, New Map and Other Illustrations. Set of three octavos in dark green hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; moderate soiling; good binding; deckle edges dusty; frontispiece portraits; some pages uncut; text clean; vol. 1 Memoirs; vol. 2 Arkansas and Mexico; vol. 3 Index and large folded map in separate compartment; please contact us for shipping costs; EM consignment.; shelved case 1.
South Yarra, Victoria: Currey O'Neil, 1984. Small Quarto: VG-/VG-: Light pink spine with brown text: DJ has general shelfwear, some soiling predominately on back, age toning: Boards are strong with some dust staining, rubbing along head and tail of spine and corners, large bump at head of spine: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds or tears: 62 pp.
Paris: Basil, 1802. new edition. small octavo in moire hardcovers with seven band leather spine with gold letters; VG; covers and spine show some shelf wear; ex-libris plate inside front cover; strong binding; paper slightly faded an foxed, with some off-setting at the end; text clean and clearly readable; pp. 303; this is an odd volume; shelved in Travel section.
Garden City: Country Life Press, 1936. First Edition. Octavo; First edition; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with small paper printed label; Boards in grey paper and black cloth with white printed labels, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has tanning to endpapers, name in ink on front flyleaf and title page, spine break at page 32, some age-toning to paper; 60 pages.
Garden City: Country Life Press, 1934. First Edition. Octavo; First edition; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with small paper printed label; Boards in grey paper and black cloth with white printed labels, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has tanning to endpapers, name in ink on title page, some age-toning to paper; 60 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: G.P. Putnam and Son, 1869. Octavo; VG/ hardcover without jacket; green spine with gold text; boards have edge- wear, stains, tears and foxing; front paste down has an inscription, end papers and gutters of first few pages have foxing; limited pages have stains and fore edges are extremely tanned but pages are legible; 477p.
London: Cassell and Company, 1893. First Edition. Large octavo; VG/no-DJ; green spine with gold text; cover has edgewear, some bubbling on back, spine slightly cocked and shaken; textblock has age toning, ex libris plate on front pastedown, signs of separation at pages xii and 160, otherwise clean; pp 179.
Washington: Spanish-American Publication Society, 1911. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, mild wear to outer corners and spine caps, slight fading to spine; Textblock has shaken binding, spine break at frontispiece, torn front flyleaf, tear to endpapers at rear hinge, clean text; 401 pages, frontispiece (map), illustrated with b&w plates.
Nürnberg: Verlag Nürnberger Presse, 1989. Reprinted. Small Square Quarto; pp 120; VG/VG; black spine with white text; gray cardboard slipcase shows slight soiling to exterior; intact panels; dust jacket has only mild wear to exterior; small chip to head fore corner; minor rubbing to corners; cloth clean; lightly bumped head fore corner; strong boards; text block clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; text in German;.
Nürnberg: Verlag Nürnberger Presse, 1984. Reprinted. Small Square Quarto; pp 120; VG/VG; black spine with white text; gray cardboard slipcase shows slight age toning to exterior; intact panels; dust jacket has only mild wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; text in German;.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1980. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Shades of beige and blue spine with brown and caramel text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, slight rubbing along surfaces; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid, ivory toned pages; Ivory toned text block exterior,text block clean, grey scale illustrations; 256 pp.
London: Hakluyt Society, 1979. First English language edition. Octavo. Good in good price-clipped dust jacket. Teal spine with white border and dark blue lettering. Owner signature to front free end paper. Sale sticker to front dust jacket flap. Slight rubbing to dust jacket panels. Small soiling mark to top front corner of covers. Lower rear corner bumped. Text block edges clean and unmarked. Text of pages clean and unmarked. 206pp.
Lisbon: Parque EXPO 98, 1998. Oblong Quarto: VG-/VG-: Gray spine with blue text: DJ has general shelfwear, some light soiling: Boards are strong and clean, front board has some bowing, binding tight: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: Text is in ENGLISH and SPANISH: Unpaginated. [ Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
New York: Current Literature Pub. Co., 1903. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; 3/4 bound brown leather spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; odd volume; boards have mild wear to spine, some scratches to corners and edges; exterior lightly sunned; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, top edge gilt; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; former bookshop's name stamped to verso of ffep; marbled pastedowns and endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; deckled edges; interior clean.