Berlin: Verlag Walter de Gruyter & Co., 1984. Large Octavo; VG- condition hardcover Green spine with white text; Boards have minor rubbing on exterior and slight wear along edges, otherwise panels are strong and sturdy; Text block shows slight shelf wear due to handling and stamped letter on title page, otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 151. German language. Aisle 7. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
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Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, 1893. Reprint. 12mo; good/wraps; brown textured leatherette spine with no text; white label on spine, #84; ex library, Third Reich stamps; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 266 pp.; rebound; all edges, tinted red; mild toning; else good; --TEXT IN GERMAN. [Shelved in German Language Section].
Brooklyn: Assembling Press, 1979. Octavo; VG-/Wraps; Cream spine with black text; Heavy shelfwear to covers, light stains along spine of cover, age and wear to surfaces; Binding solid, previous owner's signature on title page, ivory toned pages; Age toning to text block exterior, text block clean, grey-scale illustrations.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1816. First edition. Quarto; ix, (3), 501, (1) pp. Original marbled boards, rebacked, with new endpapers and original leather spine laid down. With only four of the original eight aquatints, but the map is present. Rubbed at extremities; scattered foxing throughout; some offsetting from plates. Still a very good copy. Shelved in Case #9.
Hannover: Hahn'sche Hofbuchhandlung, 1860. Octavo; good condition paperback; blue-gray spine with faded text, perfect-bound; black text on front panel; ex libris, signature, Absolon [author-surgeon, NIH]; shelf wear and bumping; text block, extensive foxing; 272 pp.; illus., folded chart and 4 plates; wraps, sunned; spine, chipping, breaks and tears; joints, previously mended, tape; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN. Shelved in Netdesk office, above Ephemera section.
Cava de Terreni: Di Mauro Editore, 1982. Text in Italian; Quarto; VG/VG-; Pink and black spine with small orange and white text at bottom; Dustjacket has rubbing and light edge wear, spine a short, thin line in black ink near top, interior of DJ has scotch tape along top and bottom edges; Boards straight, some very light wear on bottom edges, binding strong; Textblock: back end paper has very small fray near middle, interior clean; 154 pp. text, 133 pp. plates. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1899. First American Edition. 8vo., 378 pages; G+ hardcover; bound in dark green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering and orange and pale green pictorial on front cover; spine slightly cocked; mild bumping to head and tail of spine, chipping to cloth at head edge of spine; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; previous owners name on ffep; small booksellers sticker on front pastedown; sun-fading to spine; photo pasted on title page; binding slightly weakened; lacking the extremely scarce dust jacket; Lagerlöf's third book, a novel set in Italy, centers around the moral conflict between Socialism and Christianity. Originally published as Antikrists mirakler in 1897. Lagerlöf was the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1909;.
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Ediciones Libreria La Ciudad, 1980. 1st Ed. Quarto. VG hardcover with VG dustjacket. Inscribed by Sessa (to Boorstin). Cover is brown cloth w/ title in white on cover & spine. DJ is brown w/ title in white. Cover has dent at top right corner and very minor wear at folds of spine. DJ has dent at same corner, plus minor general denting and scratching. 103 pp.
New York: The Monacelli Press, Inc., 1998. first edition. Quarto; VG- paperback; Blue spine white text; Covers are slightly rubbed on exterior with minor edge wear, otherwise panels are sturdy and intact; Text block shows slight wear on exterior due to handling with unmarked and tightly bound text pages; pp 192. Aisle 7.
Radnor, Pennsylvania: Chilton, 1973. First Edition. Octavo, 280 pages; VG/VG; pictorial spine with white lettering; dust jacket protected, price of $6.95 not clipped, clean; bound in publishers orange paper over boards and green cloth spine; interior unmarked, binding sturdy; shelve front desk fiction.
Firenze: Presso Filippo Marchini, 1822. Fourth edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Tannish-gray spine with gold text on brown & black bars; 5 Volumes only ( 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6); Boards have heavily rubbed & smudged exterior, mostly on spine, due to age and handling, some tears on spine of vols. 2, 3, 4, and 5, with splayed panels due to the leather exteriors shrinking, but otherwise are strong & sturdy; Text block have darkened along exterior edges due to age, vol. 5 has small tear at tail edge of title page, otherwise pages are generally intact with slight foxing toward edges, tight binding; pp 1289. Italian language. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. Aisle 7.
New York: Corell Press; Press of the Classical School Associated, 1895. Limited/500. 16mo; vg+/wraps; tan spine with no text; brown text on front panel; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 47 pp.; decorative engraved text figures and enlarged capitals; spine, sunned; chipping tail-edge; front joint, split start; else very good; ---LIMITATION, 500 copies, no plates made and text type distributed; ---Lawton: American author and educator; graduated from Harvard in 1873, studied at Berlin, 1882-83; member of the Assos expedition; professor of Greek language and literature, 1895-1907, Adelphi College, Brooklyn; owner and principal of the School of the Lackawanna at Scranton for your years; literary work and lecturing; classical editor and contributor to Warner's Library of the World's Best Literature; wrote histories of Greek and Latin literature. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera box B.
Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1999. first limited edition. NF-. 8vo in black leather with gilt patterned stripes on front, title on spine in gilt. A signed limited edition from the Franklin Library. Condition is as new, no noticeable wear. Gilt on all edges of textblock. 345 pp. Shelved Franklins/Eastons.
Paris: Conpagne des Libraires Assicies, 1770. Nouvelle edition, revue, corrigee & augmentee. 12mos; VG; bound in full brown mottled leather; gilt titles, bands, and filigree with emblems; all edges, blue marbling; endpapers, French marbling; ex libris, bookplates and pasted clippings; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; endpapers, toning; 452 pp.; some music; 478 pp.; music; 516 pp.; music; 382 pp.; some music; bindings with oak patterns; all edges and corners, usual wear and chipping; else very good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH. Shelved in Case 7.
Philadelphia, London, New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1941. first edition. VG/G. Thin 4to in red cloth boards. DJ is red with title on spine in black. Edges of boards rubbed, corners lightly bumped. DJ has significant wear; chipping to edges, wear along folds, several small sections missing along top and bottom edges, DJ in protective mylar sleeve. Many illustrations in black, white, and red. Shelved behind Rockville Front Desk.
London: Heinemann, 1960. First U.K. Edition. Octavo, 296 pages; VG/VG; spine pictorial with black and orange lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; minor bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; small sticker torn off of endpaper, no damage to book, else interior clean and in excellent condition; card containing only Harper Lee's signature protected in books mylar covering; FN consignment; shelved case 3.
Rome: Ecole francaise de Rome, 1991. Quarto; VG paperback; Teal spine with off-white text; Covers have some rubbing and edge wear (incl. creases at bottom edges and frays at spine's bottom corners), back cover has a thin vertical crease about 3 inches long its upper left, binding is strong; Textblock interior clean; 219 pp.; Text mainly in French, a few articles in Italian. Contains several B&W images and folding maps/diagams/etc.
Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 1909. First Edition. Octavo; G+ condition hardcover; Re-bound in brown leather with gilt lettering and 5 raised bands on spine; Original wraps bound, floral end papers, sewn-in silk bookmark; Book illustrated with tipped-in black and white prints; Text in Italian; Some wear to the boards at the edges, boards are very slightly bowed; Some foxing/staining to text, mostly at front of book; Text block musty, half titlepage detatched yet present; 452 pages. SHELVED: Aisle 7.
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1942. First Edition. 8vo., 282pp.; VG/VG-; spine red and green with white and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price ripped; sun-fading to spine, minor wear to edges, hinges, head and tail of spine; top edge of text block stained green, faded; pages have some age-toning; stated first edition on copyright page; INSCRIBED by Brant on ffep using her pseudonym Lange Lewis; The first of her Lieutenant Richard “The Moose” Tuck series, as well as her debut novel, this was followed by Juliet Dies Twice (1943), Meat for Murder (1943), The Birthday Murder (1945), and The Passionate Victim (1952). An oft forgotten Los Angeles based mystery writer, she was married to Mal Bissell, a writer of weird tales. She also wrote as Jane Beynon (Cypress Man, 1944), and under her own name produced a historical novel about Mexico, La Chingada; scarce in any condition, let alone with a dust jacket; shelved case 6.
Washington, D.C. none given, 1841. First. Octavo; vg-/none; tan leather spine with gilt lettering on red and black labels; ex library, stamps; shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; light age-toning; endpapers, foxed; permanent bookmarkers; boards, rubbed; chipped; large library label; spine, chipped, faux banding; else very good; [Document 111 alone, 1456pp.]; ---ISBN none.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1970. First Edition. thick 8vo., 1038pp.; VG/G; spine brown with tan lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; dust jacket has numerous chips, including large chips to head and tail of spine, with chipping occurring along all edges; interior slightly age-toned; INSCRIBED by Charles Lindbergh to Hunter Harris, with the additional signature of Anne M. Lindbergh, his wife from 1929–1974 (his death); Hunter Harris, Jr. was a United States Air Force four-star general who served as Commander in Chief, Pacific Air Forces (CINCPACAF) from 1964 to 1967, and is addressed by Lindbergh as 'my old friend and fellow air force officer; JH consignment; shelved case 9.
Leiden: Ex officina Plantaniana, apud Raphelengium, 1590, 1595. Small octavo; 302, 48 pp. Contemporary vellum, ruled in black with spiral design at center of boards. Very good; boards somewhat bowed; some soiling and rubbing; some small tears and soiling to pastedowns; interior generally clean. An early tract in political theory by the celebrated humanist scholar, Justus Lipsius. Text in Latin. Shelved in Case #3.
Milano [Milan]: per Paolo Gottardo Pontio, stampatore regio. A instantia di Pietro Tini, 1585. First Edition, Second Issue. 8vo., 700pp., 2pp. errata; VG; spine paneled brown leather with black label and gilt lettering; spine reads 'Lomazzo's / Treatise / 1585'; rebound, new spine, boards, endpapers; title page has small woodcut printer’s device, half-title with woodcut portrait of Lomazzo in medallion on recto of B1; some waviness to pages, minor towards beginning, gently increases towards the latter half; interior clean with no markings; minor bookworm damage on first four pages, mostly on bottom edge, does not impact text with the exception of the word 'instantia' in publishers information on title page; some smudging to first few pages; wide margins; overall an exceptionally clean copy; shelved case 3.
Boston: Lee and Shepard, Publishers, 1871. 10mo; pp 248; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth shows moderate wear to spine; rubbed edges; some bumping corners; blind stamped triple borders to front and rear boards; beveled edges; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to front endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; offsetting to tissue guard; deckled edges; interior lightly toned; shelved in Aisle 7.
Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany: Joseph Wolffischen, 1783. folio, 750pp., 24pp. index, 136pp.; VG; bound in brown leather, paneled spine with no lettering; front board decorated with metal in the four corners, diamond in the center; remnants of two clasps present, two metal hooks on fore edge of front board, two torn leather strips bound into rear board; moderate rubbing to boards; newer endpapers; title page has had a strip of paper approximately 1.25 inches (3.5cm.) high torn off of the bottom, primarily including the entirety of the publication information. It has been repaired with the backing of another sheet on that portion. There is a small tear in the middle of the page that is backed by a piece of paper on the verso, and so barely impacts the legibility of the words; complete collation: endpaper, title page, 2pp. table of contents, 4pp., 750pp., 24pp. index, title page, 6pp., 136pp.; separate title page with separate pagination; page 110 misprinted as 100, 160 as 142, 217 as 21, 271 as 217, 523 as 532, 524 as 534, 554 as 454, 732 as 571, only the page number impacted; small repairs on pages 165/166, 571/572, 633/634, 649/650, 687/688, 701/702, 705/706, 719/720, 1/2; illustrated pages beginning parts two and three on pages 165 and 567. The pagination between pages 566-571 appear to be missing a page, as is usual with this edition; ffep partially detached; profusely illustrated with over 800 black and white woodcut illustrations, including genre scenes, individual plants and animals, and distilling apparatus; Adam Lonicer was a German botanist who studied at Marburg and the University of Mainz, obtaining his Magister degree at sixteen years of age. After becoming a Doctor of Medicine in 1554, he became the town physician in Frankfurt am Main. His true interest though was herbs and the study of botany. His first important work on herbs, the Kräuterbuch, was published in 1557, with a large part dealing with distillation. He married Magdalena Egenolff, the daughter of Christian Egenolff, his Frankfurt publisher and a printer who specialized in herbals. The work that made his name famous is this popular herbal, the Kräuterbuch. Lonicer provides us with one of the early descriptions of local flora as well as being one of the first to differentiate deciduous trees from conifers. shelved case 4.
New York: Out & Out Books, 1982. Second Printing. Thin Octavo, G+ condition paperback: Very thin magenta with chipping, saddle stitched spine with 2 staples: Covers have general shelfwear, chipping down spine, mild fraying to corners, clean: Textblock has very mild darkening to exterior, pages are clean and unmarked: Second Printing: 8 pp. Shelved in Netdesk office, above ephemera section.
Amstelredami [Amsterdam]: Zachariam Heyns Bibliopolam, 1595/1594. First Editions Thus. small octavo, , 184, , 248, , 17-191 [i.e. 187]; VG; bound in full contemporary vellum, burgundy label with gilt lettering; mild soiling and rubbing to vellum; In Auli Persi and Auli Persi Flacci have individual title pages with the same publication information, Antiquarius has a separate date; small amount of writing to first title page; shelved case 3.
London: J. Tonson, 1722. Second Edition. 12mo, 2 volumes; G; paneled brown spines with a faded textblock and gilt; moderate shelf-wear and bumping to boards; damage to head and tail of both spines, some peeling and scrapes on spine; volume 1 has a sticker on front board saying 'Lot 333'; volume 2 front board tenuously attached; previous owners name in pen on inside front board; text clear with minor staining that does not impact the text; stated second edition; GP consignment; shelved case 3.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1961. First UK Edition. Hardcover octavo with dust jacket, both in very good condition. No markings to text and pages are clean. 251 pp. Binding is strong, slightly cocked. Dust jacket has very light shelf/edge wear, lacks large piece of rear flap of dustwrapper, however DJ is nicely protected and maintained by a transparent mylar book jacket cover. An attractive copy of the author's first book.
London: Putnam & Co., 1945. Quarto; VG-/VG-; Off white spine with black text. DJ has wear, age toned, rubbing on edges and folds, tear on edge of front photo, price clipped, small tears along edges; Boards have rubbing on edges, bumping to corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on edges, cracking on front inner hinges, slightly age toned paste downs with light foxing, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 108; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
New York: Robert Carter & Brothers, 1867. revised edition. VG. 8vo in brown buckram, title on spine in gilt. Wear to boards; boards rubbed and lightly scratched, edges rubbed, corners lightly bumped, light general wear otherwise. Spine bowed, binding strong and intact. Foxing to edges of textblock, foxing to endpages, light scattered foxing otherwise. Prev. owner's signature on front endpage. 448 pp. Shelved locked- LAFCADIO.
Paris: Chez F. Buisson, 1799. Second Edition. 8vos., 5 volumes; VG-; spines brown, red and black labels, gilt lettering and tooling; gilt panel on front and rear board of each volume; gilt tooling on board edges; marbled endpapers; speckled text blocks; all volumes have some bumping and shelfwear, including fraying to corners, chipping to heads and tails of spines, cracking to spine edges; volume 1 lower third of spine partially detached, ffep loose; name written in ink on second front endpage of volumes 1, 3; volume 5 half of black label missing; all plates and folding maps present and in excellent condition; volume 1: half-title, plates 1-6, including frontispiece and folding map, clxxxiv, 311 pp.; volume 2: half-title, plates 7-13, 408 pp.; volume 3: half title, plates 14-27, 414, pp.; volume 4: half-title, plates 28-35, 380 pp.; volume 5: half-title. 350 pp, plates 36-39, including three folding maps; shelved above.
Bologna: Clemens Ferronius superiorum permissis exudebat (Clemente Ferroni), 1628. First Edition. 8vo., 331pp., .; G; spine paneled brown leather with black label and gilt lettering; spine rebound, previous boards present, marbled boards with moderate damage; many pages within show signs of repair or support, significant water damage throughout; writing on front endpage; engraved heraldic title page within typographical border; dedicatory plate of the crowned Virgin Mary and Christ Child in a landscape; of the 81 full-page emblematic engravings, this book is lacking the following 22 plates: #9, 11, 12, 14, 19, 26, 27, 31-34, 48, 53-55, 61, 64, 69, 74, 76, 79, 80; plate 81, a memento mori featuring a corpse, is present; text in Italian or Latin verse; shelved case 4.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1878. Second Edition. Octavo in stamped red cloth, VG- condition. 2nd Edition, title in gilt on chipped, worn spine, title partly missing. Boards show shelf wear, chipping scuffing, gutter cracked. Age toning to text block, text clean.Half title page uncut, previous owners' names inked on 2nd fep, 2nd previous owner's name on 1st page. Publisher's catalog on back pages, with some uncut pages. Binder's label on back paste down. 3602 pages.
London: Edward Arnold, 1897. no edition given. large octavo, G+/no DJ, burgundy spine with faded gilt text: shelfwear; corners & spine ends bumped and worn; front hinge cracked; POS on ffep verso; gutter cracked in two places; text block age-toned, with minor foxing to first 10 pages, including ffep & tissue covering frontispiece, frontispiece itself NOT affected; minor pencil marks on several pages, text block else clean. All plates and maps present, including frontispiece, 1 fold-out map and 7 extended maps (2 closed tears in margins of fold-out map, map itself not affected; all other maps & plates fine). Shelve in glass case.
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1891. Octavo, xviii-356 pages (excluding the index and publisher's catalogue). Hard cover faded burgundy boards with faded gilded text and decoration and no dust jacket. Fair. Illustrated New Edition. The binding is cocked, cracked in several places, particularly visible between pages 112 and 113 and 160 and 161, but there are no loose pages. Strong age yellowing to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. There is a small sticker from previous bookseller on the inside of front board. Strong shelf wear, aging, and fading to boards.
Glasgow, Scotland: Archibald Sinclair, 1893- 1907. first edition. VG condition hardcovers. 15 slim octavos (just over 8 1/2") in green cloth boards, titles on spine in gilt on red labels. Light shelf and edge wear to all volumes, light age toning, corners rubbed. Light age-toning to edges of text block of all vols, come volumes have cracking along hinges, but binding is still intact for all volumes, pages lightly age-toned but otherwise clean. Many b&w images throughout, print illustrations, and photos. -Shelve Aisle 7 Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Afton: Afton Historical Society Press, 2001. First edition. Oblong quarto. VG/VG DJ. Off-white spine with grey and black illustration on the top and black text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; signicant crease on the inside flap of the front of the dj; boards are strong and clean; SIGNED by author 2 pages before the title page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 77.
Jacobus Stoer, 1608. Sextodecimo in contemporary vellum boards. Some staining to vellum and to bottom of text-block, title inked on spine with elegant pattern of bands nad stars, binding tight, pages crisp, pages lightly age-toned, but free from foxing, writing in ink on title page, else text free from marking. 745 pp. excluding index. [Shelved Case 3 with vellum books, "Macrobius" written on Spine].
London: Spurr & Swift, 1927. Limited edition (1/1000, unnumbered). Limited edition (1/1000, unnumbered). 12mo; G+ condition hardcovers; brown leather spine w/ gold text; Half leather bound set. See photos for details Boards strong, minor shelf wear and bumping, weakened joints/hinges, Front boards of volumes 1, 2, and 10 detatched yet present; text blocks, clean with general wear and agetoning.
London: 1839, 1888. no edition given. Quarto, G/none, with black leather spine, gilt text. Half calf binding, blue boards. Shelf wear; leather rubbed through in places; foxing; pages age-toned; binding loose; gutters cracked, title page of first publication detached yet present MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE, PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ADVENTURES, OF MADAME VESTRIS, etc., etc. No publisher listed; title page specifies "printed for the bookseller's." title page detached but present. 61 pages. THE LIFE OF MISS ANNE CATLEY, etc., etc. London, 1888. 77 pages.
Paris: Calmann-Levy, 1934. (Limited: 4/150). 8vo in three-quarters red leather w/raised bands & gilt text, decoration on spine. G+ condition hardcover. A few scuffmarks on covers, small chip off leather on front fore-edge, bit of black substance on bottom back board; otherwise moderate wear at tail of spine, moreso at head where a portion is loose and in risk of falling off (see photo for details). Endpapers chemically stained. Bookplate of Herbert Claiborne Pell. Text in French. 244pp., b&w frontispiece & fold-out map.
London: John Murray, 1893. (Sixth Edition). 8vo three-quarters bound in dark brown leather w/raised bands & gilt text on spine, marbled paper covers & endpapers. VG-. Binding strong w/corners moderately scuffed or threadbare, light wear on spine-edges from opening & closing, top & bottom board covers mildly worn. Endpapers have 1/4" thick, up to 1"+ long chipped portions at top & bottom near spine w/missing portions adhered to pastedowns. Front hinge is split w/endpaper looses but not detached; rear hinge is splitting. Consistent age-toning on pages throughout; pages look as if they were near a fire. Still very readable. Bookplate on front pastedown. 412pp. Leatherbound Books.
c. mid 19th century. Oblong Folio, 21" x 12"; VG; bound in full red leather with gilt and black embossed tooling; gilt turn-ins and text block, silk endpapers; contains 16 pages of original watercolors of various insects, butterflies, moths, and plants. The first page is detached from the binding; 15 of the 16 pages are signed “Fanny [S or G] Maitland” There are two pages with dates noted, “Ap 26” and “May 3”, but no year recorded. Both of the dated sheets have pencil notations for insect dimensions and the location “Sarzana” [presumably Italy].; LS consignment; shelved above mythology.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2012. First Edition, First Printing. thick 8vo., 1182pp.; VG/VG; spine blue and red with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; price unclipped, but covered with a black sticker, only US price covered, Canadian uncovered; very mild shelfwear; SIGNED and dated on half-title by Paul Reid, dated 11-26-2012; interior clean; full number line on copyright page; shelved in Netdesk office, above ephemera section.