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New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1964. First Dover Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; green white and yellow spine, black lettering; all volume's dust jackets have general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed and open tears on head and tail edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, some light soiling, spines sun toned, price cut; all volumes' boards have minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, erased penciling on front end paper; all volumes' text blocks age toned, minor soiling on exterior edges; volume 1 and 2 dust jacket has light chipping on spine head edge, sticker on rear interior flap; volume 1 and 2 boards have small closed tear on spine head edge; volume 3 and 4 boards have small tear on spine tail edge; volume 5 and 6 dust jacket has chipping on spine head edge, stickers on rear interior flap; First Dover Edition; 6 volumes bound as 3 SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
Edinburgh: 1839. Quarto; Poor+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green leather with gold print on a brown ground, raised bands, upper and lower portions torn away; Boards in marbled paper and green leather, front and rear detached from binding, worn, exposed corners, shelfwear; Text block has bookplate on front pastedown, through page 2 still attached to front cover, age-toned paper, significant amount of foxing throughout; various pagings, illustrated.
New Delhi, Thousand Oaks, London: Sage Publications, Inc., 1995. First edition. Octavo; pp 348; VG/VG-; dark pink/orange spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, light wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York, New York: The Macmillan Company, 1965. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/Good; Ex Libris; Cream spine with black and blue spines; DJ shows signs of wear, 1 inch tear on either side of the front cover, the back cover is faded with age; Boards strong, Embossed Seal included on front Free End-Paper; textblock has some pencil-highlighted areas and is faded with age, and has deckled edges, but is otherwise clean; pp 256.
Ithaca, NY and London: Cornell University Press, 1975. First Edition. [Oversized, 17lb boxset. Extra shipping funds necessary for Expedited/International shipping. Economy shipping unavailable] Five slipcased quarto hardcovers in brick-colored cloth boards, all volumes VG+/No DJ as issued . The following characterizes all volumes: minor shelfwear, minor bumping to head and tail of spine. Protective mylar cover is wrapped around each volume, and the mylar cover has some chipping/abrading at the head and tail of the spine for all volumes. Slipcase is in G+ condition: shelfwear, edgewear, splitting at rear top edge. Binding intact and text clean in all volumes. Part of the series Cornell Publications in the History of Science. ISBN for the set: 0801408024. Periods and contents covered by the individual volumes are as follows: Volume I: 1658-1669. Letters 1-214 Volume II: 1670-1683. Letters 215-431. Volume III: 1684-1688. Letters 432-724. Volume IV: 1689-1692. Letters 725-981. Volume V: 1693-1694. Letters 982-1079. Literature Cited. Index. [Spines have brick background and gilt text. Shelved under Fiction Review Table].
Leipzig: Zentralantiquariat, 1975. Facsimile Reprint Edition. Small octavo; 288pp Facsimile Reprint Edition [facsimile preserves original mis-pagination of last few leaves]; bound in white cloth boards with black titles on spine and illustration on top board; no dustjacket; spine a bit faded; contents generally very good with frontis also reproduced; from the original 1723 edition. [Spine; black letters on cream white].
London and New York: Routledge, 1990. First Edition. Thick Octavo; pp 1062; G+/G; yellowish orange spine with white text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; minor wear to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has slight shelf wear; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; gray patterned endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: A Cornelia & Michael Bessie Book, Harper & Row, 1984. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white print; DJ is blue with white print, mild edgewear, tear to top of spine; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xiii, 108 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Madison and London: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1968. Large Octavo; pp 778; VG-/G-; light gray spine with black text; dust jacket shows small chips to spine edges and fore corners; sunned spine; front and rear light green; noticeable wear to edges; closed tear to rear; price clipped flap; cloth has clean exterior; minor bumping to spine edges; strong boards; text block shows very light wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated; interior clean.
Firenze: Edizioni Tassinari, 2003. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 300pp; 17 plates; softcover wraps printed in color with black titles; covers wrinkled and a bit worn; bottom edge creased; top edge shows old paper-clip wrinkling; contents else very good; illustrated with charts and plates (some color). [Spine; black titles on light burgundy].
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1872. Reprint. Reprint; 12mo; G/No-DJ; Spine is green with gold text; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, joints and hinges are sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, some foxing, content is clear; pp 223.
Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 1965. Third Edition - Reprint. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Blue spine with silver text; Boards strong, clean, with general shelfwear and edgewear, tail corners bent, rubbing at top corners and both ends of spine, spine faded with age, gilt slightly dulled; Textblock clean, ex-library stamps on title page and back pastedown, small stains on fore and tail edges; pp 286.
London: John W. Parker, 1846. Second Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG-; gray paper boards, spines dark gray with paper labels, black lettering; rebacked with previous boards and new paper spines, previous labels preserved on spines; moderate wear to boards, including bumping, scratches, and staining; small bookplate to front pastedown of both volumes; scattered and sparse pencil markings; gutter slightly open on pages 320/321 of volume 2; shelved case 10.
New York: Facts On File, 1983. First Edition. DJ front cover interior flap price clipped. Quarto; VG/VG-; Red spine with faded brown text; DJ has 1" closed tear on front cover, light surface scuffing; Boards strong, clean; Textblock has library card material wearing off front end paper, otherwise clean; 255pp.
Carbondale, Illinois: Southern Illinois University Press, 2006. First Edition. Octavo in cream boards, VG+/No DJ as issued, spine is cream with shiny copper text: minor shelfwear, some bumping to head and tail of spine, remainder mark to bottom edge of text block, bar code sticker affixed to rear cover. Includes many illustrations. Binding strong, illustrations and text clean. ISBN 10: 0809326701; ISBN 13: 9780809326709. A great gift for the monocot enthusiast! Shelve locked cases.
New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1972. Octavo; VG-/VG; Brown spine with white and orange text; DJ darkened by age, otherwise clean, light edgewear and shelfwear; Boards strong, clean; Textblock darkened by age, otherwise clean, first signature slightly separated, bottom corner of front inside cover flap has been clipped, previous bookseller's sticker affixed to back cover pastedown; pp 174.
Denver: American Astronautical Society, 1965. Octavo; VG; hardcover; bound in black cloth, white and red lettering; boards strong, minor shelfwear, minor edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners, light soiling on front and spine, some bumping around edges; text block age toned around edges; insert included; xxi, 979pp SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
Milano: Nicola De Toma, 1974. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 318pp; Very good minus hardcover of fabricoid boards in chipped and torn justjacket; together housed in soiled and torn shipping cardboard; contents very good/good throughout; profusely illustrated in black and white. [Spine; black letters on yellowed white spine]. [Note: A.S. Con Bedini].
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with black print; DJ has small tears at spine ends, edgewear, mild creasing, smudging, vendor label on front flap; Boards in black cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for slight spotting to fore edge; xxiii, 592 pages, illustrated (including b&w plates).
Chicago: American Bar Foundation, 1973. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Green spine with white text; Covers have minor shelf wear such as lightly rubbed edges & corners and lightly sunned spine; Text block show slight shelf wear along exterior edges due to handling, otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding.
Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2001. Octavo: VG/VG: Light gray spine with dark purple text: DJ is covered in mylar, very mild general shelfwear, age toning most apparent on spine: Boards are strong and clean with very minimal wear: Textblock is bright and clean, pages are free of any markings, folds or tears: NASA Special Publication 2001-4227:674 pp. 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.
Madison, WI and London: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1980. First printing. Octavo; 259 pp; VG/G; black/brown spine with white text; dust jacket has light staining to rear fore edge, closed tear to front head edge, light wear to exterior; cloth is clean, strong boards; text block shows slight wear to edges, intact pages; interior clean;.
Chicago, Illinois: The University of Chicago Press, 1955. Fourth Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. lightly fading red cloth HB, gilt-stamped, mildly aged titling appears tarnished and difficult to discern. ends and corners above average and neat. solid red panels, thin but protected. two clothbound volumes the ten numbers of Volume I of the International Encyclopedia of Unified Science. contents include p. 343 - 760 pp. neat interior and outer edges: both basically clear.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1955. Octavo; pp 760; G/G-; ivory spines with black, red and blue text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, part 1; vol. 2, part 2; dust jackets show moderate rubbing to exterior; sunned spines; some minor chips to corners; rubbing to exteriors; cloths have light shelf wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show light toning to exterior edges; interiors clean.
New York and London: Hafner Publishing Company, Inc., 1968. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo; pp 457; G/Fair; black spine with beige text; reprint of 1949 edition; dust jacket shows chips to edges; lightly sunned spine; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; some rubbing to edges; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; illustrated;.
Milano: Longanesi & C., 2000. Text in Italian; Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; White spine with black text and a red square. Covers have general shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has minor wear to edges, some pages have top corners folded, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 309.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1965. First edition. Quarto. VG in G+ dust jacket wrap. Black spine with white lettering. Several chips along the edges of the dust jacket as well as some rubbing. Book covers generally clean with some fading around the text on the spine. Spine slightly slanted. Both hinges somewhat loose. Edges and pages clean and unmarked. 359pp.
New York: Twayne Publishers, Inc., 1961. Small Octavo; G/G; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is slightly age toned with 1 inch tear at head edge near spine and other minor wear along edges & corners, general rubbing on exterior due to handling; Boards are sunned with overall shelf wear, but sturdy; Text block show moderate wear from handling, tightly bound to spine; pp 244.
Urbino: Edizioni Quattro Venti, 1988. Quarto; good/wraps; white spine with black text; gray front panel with white text; tan back panel with black text; shelf wear, edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; 149 pp.; 88 illus., photos, plates, portraits, figures, maps; all edges and corners, chipping and wear, nicks and staining; else very good; --TEXT IN ITALIAN, FRENCH, AND ENGLISH.
New York: Golden Press, 1969,1970. Mixed Editions. Large Octavo; Good; yellow spines with red text; 16 volumes; no jackets; cloths show modest wear to exteriors; some rubbing wear to corners; lightly sunned spines; boards slightly splayed; text blocks have slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Scott, Greenwood & Co, 1900. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Light red spine with gold text; Boards have moderately sunned exterior with slight stains on panels as well as some rubbing & wear along edges; Text block is lightly age toned with exterior edges and pencil writing on ffep, cracking along binding between pp 80-81 and slightly between front end papers; pp 128.
Gainesville, FL: University of Floria Press, 1972. US Printing. slim 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. warm yellow wraps spine, skinny with small green titling. several faint ridges between gently worn head and neat tail. mild exterior shelfwear. EX-LIBRIS embossed by prior owner on title page. neatly cornered sheets, a touch foxed on head-edge. 88 pp. ISBN#0813003474.
Moscow: Mir Publishers, 1984. Octavo; Revised from the 1980 Russian edition; VG/G; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, green with white print; DJ has closed tears on front and back, wear to top and bottom edges and spine caps, some spotting, rubbing, vendor label on back; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild bumping to lower corners, mild wear to spine caps; Textblock clean and tight; 312 pages, illustrated (some color).
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1935. Octavo; Eighth impression; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, yellow with black print; DJ in mylar, has tears across top edge and at bottom of spine, fading to spine, slight smudging/shelfwear; Boards in buff cloth with blue print, spotting, mild wear to corners and spine caps, smudging/shelfwear; Text block has tinted top edge, stains to top and front edge, text clean and tight; 396 pages, illustrated.