Brasil: Odebrecht; Fundacao Bando Brasil, 1997. Commemorative edition [Limited, 6000]. Quarto; vg condition hardcover with good+ condition dustjackets and VG- condition slipcase; dj, black spine with yellow text; HB, black glossy spine with yellow text; ,minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; --v1, "Biografia," 208 pp.; illus., plates, photos, and figures; some color; dj, rubbed; --v2, "Poesias," 279 pp.; portraits, photos, plates, art figures; plates; most with color; poetry; dj, rubbed, small closed tear to head of spine; --slipcase, one side with black and color plate; stiff boards; chipping, and split starts; else very good; ---TEXT IN PORTUGUESE. 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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New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. Limited Edition [259/350]. [SIGNED] Fictionalized memoir consisting of episodes in the childhood of "Edgar Moorehead" (nicknamed Tar). The fictional location bears a resemblance to Camden, Ohio where Sherwood Anderson was born. A revised episode later appeared as the short story "Death in the Woods" (1933). Signed on limitations page, number 259/350. Hardcover, missing dust jacket. 346 pages. 8vo., 346pp.; VG- hardcover. White cloth spine with white text on brown label; quarter-bound in vellum with floral tan boards; SIGNED BY AUTHOR on limitation page, number 259/350; bookplate on ffep; someshelf wear and bumping; shelved hardcover fiction.
Roma: Invenezia, 1703. First Edition. Octavo; VG; spine wax yellow w/brown tag w/black text; creasing at joints, minor wear at head & tail, general all round wear, boards firm & clean; binding slightly loose at hinges but otherwise in strong service; pages have some wear, but moderate aging: prev owner signature on free front pg, staining, foxing, fading at txt block and warping of paper as if wet, likely cause was warping due to some condensation from heat, otherwise it is in very good cond. as is. 748pp. Italian script; case 3.
[Venice: Paulus Manutius]: Aeneas Vicus Parm. F., 1554. Second edition (a reissue of the 1553 first edition) of the Latin translation of Le Imagini con tutti riversi trovati et le vite de gli imperatori tratte dale historie de gli antichi. Libro primo (1548). Small quarto (8.5 x 5.875 inches; 227 x 150 mm).  leaves (letterpress and engravings interleaved): letterpress comprising 1 leaf with two addresses to the reader by Antonio Zantani (1509-1576) and 11 (of 12) leaves of biographical sketches, all with historiated woodcut initials, and 16 leaves index (signed A-D4); engravings comprising the engraved title within an architectural border, 12 pages of engraved cartouches with portraits of the emperors and details of their persons, and 65 (of 72) pages of engravings of coins and medals, all drawn and engraved by Enea Vico (1523-1567). The engravings are partly printed on both sides. This copy is lacking the biographical sketch for Claudius (1 leaf), and seven pages of engravings (on four leaves) of coins and medals for Domitianus. Early calf, quite worn, and suffering from red rot. The joints are cracked and the upper portion of the spine is missing. The engraved title is soiled and creased, strengthened on the verso at the outer edge, and mounted on a stub. A few additional leaves are mounted on stubs, and a few have been strengthened at the outer edge. Light to moderate foxing and browning, dampstaining to the lower portion of the text block, minor worming to the lower blank margin of about ten leaves. This work deals with the portraits and lives of the first twelve Roman emperors and all of the reverses of their coins and medals that the authors had found, arranged by the metal from which they were struck: gold, silver, or bronze. The Latin editions contain substantial alterations and additions to the 1548 Italian edition, including ten additional pages of engravings of coins and medals, Antonio Zantani's addresses to the reader, and an index. Although "Libri primi" appears on the titles, no second book was published. This edition does not have the dedication to Pope Julius III by Eneo Vico present in the 1553 edition. Shelved in Case #4.
New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. stated first edition. VG/VG. 8vo in cream-colored cloth. DJ is shiny silver, title on cover and spine in black. Significant fading to top and bottom edges of boards, moisture staining to top and front edge of boards, and light general wear. DJ has moderate wear; small closed tears along edges, moderate scratching, significant yellowing to spine and 1/2" chip missing from DJ at top of spine. Rubbing to textblock on bottom edge, front edge is deckled, light moisture staining at front corner of top of textblock, textblock yellowed. Foxing and light moisture staining to front and end pages, pages otherwise clean. 356 pp. Shelved Case #6.
Oxonii: E Typographeo Clarendoniano, 1794. Quarto; xx, 219 pp. Original gilt-decorated morocco; large paper edition; all edges gilt. Rebacked with new spine and spine label. VG; boards rubbed, particularly at spine and extremities; previous owner's signature and pencil notes on front endpaper. Text in Greek and Latin. Scarce. Shelved in Case 10.
New York: American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 1933. Offprint [SIGNED]. Quarto; good+/wraps; side-stitched; gray-green spine with no text; front panel with black text; INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, head-edge, front panel; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light toning and foxing; 176 pp.; uncut; illus.; tables and text figures; tail-edge, staining; spine and wraps, sunned; joint, split starts; else very good. [Shelved in Ephemera Binder - Case 9].
London: Printed for A. Bell, W. Taylor, J. Baker, A. Collins, 1715. 8vo., 565pp., ; G+; spine paneled brown leather with faded gilt lettering, gilt tooling; moderate wear to spine, including chipping to head and tail, pieces of top panel missing, chip on lowest panel missing; marks of what appear to be tape across the spine in four pieces; front board bowed inward; bumping to corners, wear to both boards; both boards slightly loose; worn gilt panel on both boards; tooling on board edges; bookplate on front pastedown; some writing in ink on ffep; mild age-toning; frontispiece, folding plate of the garter outfit, plate of garter outfit present and in excellent condition; the table inserted after page 156 is numbered 546-547, but is extra to both pagination and register; contents listed in rear; full title: The History of the most Noble Order of the Garter. Wherein is set forth An Account of the Town, Castle, Chappel, and College of Windsor; with their several Officers: The Foundation of the Order by King Edward III. With the Statutes, and Annals at large, as they have been altered and amended. An Account of the Habits, Ensigns, and Officers of the Order. The Ceremonies of Election, Investiture, and Instalment of Knights: The manner of their Feasts, and the Duties and Fees, payable in these Occasions. Some Account of the Founders, with an exact List of all that have been installed since the first Institution, and their several Coats of Arms emblazon's. To which is prefix'd, A Discourse of Knighthood in General, and the several Orders extant in Europe.; this particular edition was printed the year after George I of England ascended the throne; JG consignment; shelved case 7.
Ankara: Turk Tarih Kurumu Basimevi, 1976. Text in Turkish; Large, thin quarto; G+/no-DJ; Blue spine with gilded letters; Boards straight and strong, boards have rubbing of a darker color, a few surface scuffs, side of spine a row of small scuffs, edges have occasional frays, corners chipped, bottom corners bumped, pastedowns age toned, binding strong; Textblock age toned, interior clean; 113 pp. text, 14 pp. plates, approx. 127 pp. total.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1904. FIFTH PRINTING. VG. 16mo (just over 6" tall) in red leather, title on spine in gilt with five raised bands on spine. Light shelf and edgewear to boards, light rubbing to bottom corners, light general bumping and scratching to boards, noticeable sun discoloration to spine. Gilt to top edge of textblock, lightly burnished, other edges agetoned, fore edge is deckled.. Marbled endpages. Pages have only light agetoning. 288 pp. + list of Macmillan Golden Treasury Series books. HAGAR CONSIGNMENT. Shelved case 4.
Paris: Garnier Freres, Libraires-Editeurs, 1874. Nouvelle Edition. 12 mo; VG-/Hardcover; Sunned dark burgundy spine with faded gilt text; Heavy shelf wear and age to leather cover boards, raised bands, fading around edges, bowed boards, bumping at corners, sunned spine, minor blemishes along surfaces; Binding solid, previous owner's label on front paste-down [Vol 2]; heavy foxing and spotting along paste-downs, free end pages and text pages; Gilt text block exterior, darkening around top edge and head band, text block clean, in French language; 385 pp; Shelved in Aisle 7.
Paris: Librairie Garnier. 8vo in three-quarters brown leather w/raised bands, gilt text & decoration on spine, gilt-stamped family crest on cover. G+ condition hardcover. Rebound, w/original cardstock covers. Leather at corners moderately threadbare. Weakened front joint at spine, Spine leather scuffed, spine-edges worn from use; head of spine chipped. portion of spine tail edge missing (see photo). Ex-libris Herbert Claiborne Pell. Text in French. 494pp w/b&w photos, color frontispiece.
Jerasulem: The Institute of Archaeology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem & CARTA, The Israel Map and Publishing Company Ltd., 1976. Thin Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light gray spine with brown text; Cloths have minimal shelf wear, slightly bumped head edge and lightly sunned spine, otherwise exterior is unmarked and panels are sturdy; Text block has slight age toning along edges with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 112. Aisle 7 on the sales floor.
Annapolis, Maryland: Printed by Jonas Green, 1765. First Edition. folio; G; spine paneled brown leather with a red label and gilt lettering; quarter bound black cloth boards, rebound; age-marks and water-stains throughout, some waving to pages, some rips; this copy is lacking the following: title page, (1 leaf), dedication, (1 leaf), Preface, 4pp., Advertisement (errata) (1 leaf), U²-Y² of index; contains: Charter, 17pp., text, 620pp., Indexes, 76pp.; collation is as follows: c²-f², g¹, A⁴-Z⁴, Aa⁴-Zz⁴, Aaa⁴-Zzz⁴, Aaaa⁴-Hhhh⁴, Iiii², A²-T²; last entry on index is 'widows'; shelved case 4.
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1914. Sixth revised edition. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; Boards have moderate wear along spine edges and at fore corners, exteriors have minor scratching and lightly sunned, separation of cloth at rear joint ; Text block shows slight moisture stain at head edges with some wear due to age and handling but still intact with good binding; pp 648.
London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1911. First Edition. royal octavo, 161pp.; VG; spine dark green with gilt lettering in both English and Chinese; minor rubbing and shelfwear; uncut text block and minor chipping; Contains a frontispiece and 120 illustrations, of which 12 are in color; some browning to the endpapers, minimal browning/aging to the paper throughout the text; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by the author, 2 August, 1918; shelved case 12.
New York; London: Samuel Hueston; Partidge & Oakey, 1848. Annual Run. Octavo; vg/none; brown leather spine with gilt lettering and raised bands; half-bound w/stucco boards; ex library, bookplate; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; foxing and light age-toning; 760 pp.; boards, flaking; joints and edges, chipping; else good. eb/nd.
Philadelphia: R. H. Baist, 1938-1965. Elephant Folios, 4 volumes; VG-; 1/2 bound in maroon cloth with mustard cloth boards; hardcover, some wear. Contents very good. 141 detailed maps, based on surveys conducted by Baist's employees, showing not only major landmarks and government buildings, but the location of nearly every structure in Washington, including houses color coded by the type of material used to build their exteriors; Title information mounted on pastedown, index on ffep; extremely scarce, the only copies on sale at the time of listing; extremely heavy, please contact for accurate shipping costs; AS consignment; shelved above aisle A.
London: Charles Gilpin, 1848. First British Edition. 12mo., 178pp.; VG; spine brown cloth with gilt lettering; bumping and shelfwear to corners, head and tail of spine; some rubbing to boards; interior clean; gutter slightly loose on both front and rear endpapers, else binding tight; shelved case 10.
Paris: Ernest Leroux, Editeur, 1903. Text in French Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Black spine with gilded text; Rebound in hardcover, boards have some light rubbing and very light edge wear, binding strong; Textblock age toned w/some light foxing at edges, half title page has traces of rubbed out stamp near top, interior clean; 44 pp. text, 13 pp. plates.
Amsterdam [Amstelodami]: Ioannem Blaev, 1646. Second. 16mo; vg/none; vellum spine with no text; [faded hand text]; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 576 pp.; edges, toning; endpapers, toning and tattered edges; joints split starts; boards and spine, foxed; else good; ---POETRY; ---TEXT IN LATIN.
Paris: Didot; etal. 1747. Nouvelle edition. Small octavo; VG+/none; brown leather spine with gilt lettering and raised bands; gilt filigree in panels; major shelf wear and bumping; edges and joints, chipping and wear; edges, tinted red; endpapers, marbling; 574 pp. else good; TEXT IN FRENCH. Shelved Dupont: Case 10.
London: Henry and Co., 1893. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; spines black cloth with gilt lettering; protected with mylar covers; mild bumping to corners, heads and tails of spines; mild age-toning to page edges; foxing throughout, more severe towards endpapers; interiors clean; published by Lady Burton after Richard Burton's death, these Neapolitan tales are translated from Basile's version published in 1637; GP consignment; shelved case 7.
Paris: J. Bodin et Son Temps. 1853. Octavo; VG- condition hardcover. Gilt text and design on five raised band brown leather spine. Boards age-toned, half cut brown leather on marbled boards, minor to moderate shelfwear, rubbing along corners and spine head/tail, corners bumped towards textblock on front board; Textblock darkened from age, occasional foxing throughout textblock, bookplate on front paste down, black stamp on top corner of FFEP, previous owner's name inscribed on FFEP. Text in FRENCH. -----SHELVE NET DESK OFFICE.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1933. First US Edition. Octavo in orange boards with dust jacket. (VG/VG) minor shelf wear, light bumping to head and tail of spine. Binding strong, text clean, text block slightly sun faded. Dust jacket now encased in a protective mylar covering. Some discoloration from tape on back end papers. 312 pages. [DJ spine has orange and gold spine with B&W photo and black text. SHELVED: Rockville, Copier room shelf INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR: from Alonzo, Lara & Jean. and to To Lucy, my real life Helene. Vicki B.
New York: Odyssey Publications, 1967. Limited Edition. 4to., 61pp.; VG; housed in a purple clamshell case, lined with red felt, with gilt lettering on spine; of the 1896 100 copy edition, 515 facsimiles were made, of which this is number 472; the number stamp has bled through onto the title page, although that appears common in this edition; in excellent condition; shelved front table.
London and Edinburgh: Edward & Charles Dilly; A. Kincaid & J. Bell; and William Creech, 1771-1774. Second. Square quarto; good+/none; white spine with black text; quarter-bound w/tan boards; ex libris, footprint of bookplate; stamp; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light toning and foxing spots; fore-edge, some closed tears; Book One, 32 pp.; Book Two, vii, 32 pp.; hinges, split starts; spine, reinforced; edges, chipping; boards, rubbed, scars; else very good.
Paris: Librairie Renouard, H. Laurens, Editeur, 1911. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Grayish green spine with red text; Cloth has slightly sunned panels with light wear and minor edge wear; Text block shows slight toning and wear on edges due to age and handling, otherwise clean and intact pages; pp 667. French text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. Shelved in aisle 7.
Lipsiae (Leipzig): E. B. Schwickerti, 1781. First. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; medium brown leather spine with five raised bands, gilt floral decorations between each band, gilt text on light brown label with gilt border; boards are slightly brittle, slightly loose from binding, front and rear covers have minor splitting at hinges, moderate bumping and rubbing to corners, edges and head/tail of spine, scuffing, scratching, staining and age-toning to covers, leather spine deteriorating slightly with scratching to raised bands, text on label slightly dull but still intact and legible; general textblock has light foxing and age-toning, preface has underlining and small notes in pencil from previous owner, these markings do not affect readability or continue beyond preface, some pages slightly dog-eared throughout, book has marbled endpapers, second free-end paper has small note and fading blue bookstamp from previous owner, rear free-end paper has small note in pencil from previous owner, inside hinge slightly split at front paste-down. 541pp. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL AREA. TEXT IN LATIN.
London: W. Boyer and J. Nichols, 1777. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; medium brown leather spine with gilt bands at head and tail, gilt text on brown and green labels with gilt borders; boards are slightly brittle with light staining and age-spotting, scratching to bottom edge of front cover, light chipping and fraying to edges and moderate bumping and fraying to corners and head of spine, hinge split slightly at front cover, board still firmly attached, spine has light scratching to labels, text still bright and intact; general textblock has minor foxing and age-toning to pages, readability not affected, text clean and unmarked, front paste-down has small notes in pencil from previous bookseller; 456pp. SHELVED IN ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL AREA. eb/nd.
Stockholm: Wahlström & Windstrand, 1913. First Edition. Quarto, 1117pp.; VG-; spine teal with gilt lettering, one vertical crack running down the center; 'OL12.8' written in white on bottom of spine and in pen on first page; cover fraying along all edges; all plates intact; minor shelfwear; text block clear; text clear; contact for priority and international shipping; shelved case 12.
Leipzig, Germany: Hans-Peter Schulz and Galerie am Sachsenplatz, 1987. Limited Edition. folio, 11 loose leaves; VG; housed in a gray clamshell box with a tan label and black lettering, case has minor shelfwear; of a limited edition of 25, this is copy number 21; contains one loose leaf with information in German and ten loose leaves of etchings; verso of all ten leaves are signed by the publisher, numbered 21/25; contains the following plates: Bildnis Helene Berlit, Helene Berlit nach links, Parkweg, Grablegung (Beweinung), Gebirgslandschaft, Winterlandschaft, Berge und Häuser, Flußlandschaft, Kleine Gebirgslandschaft, Kartoffelernte; IR consignment; shelved front table.
London: Printed for the Editor, 1736;1673;1700. First English Edition. 17cm by 10cm full leather binding. LVII, 240 pp. 57 page introductory 'memoirs and testimonies'. Multiple [dated] title pages to different sections, [the last by a different author: Castamore, and possibly others]. Divorce and Re-Marriage ; Adultery and Divorce ; Conjugium Languens ...Conjugal Infidelity and Impunity [1700: Castamore]. Front and rear boards somewhat loosely attached, but held in place by the binding's internal cordage. Small nicks and abrasions to leather. Spine gilt title worn away, but 'Cases of Divorce' still faintly visible. Uniform age-toning and light foxing to pages. Text varies in darkness of printing; all is legible, but some pages are considerably lighter and less distinct than others. Endpapers with uneven tanning and some stains. Author's name spelled Barnardino and Bernardino in different places. Quite scarce. AM Consignment. Shelved case 4.
Paris: C. Lambin, 1661. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo,  112 pages; VG; 1/4 bound with contemporary brown leather spine, green label with gilt lettering on spine, brown marbled boards; moderate wear and rubbing to boards and spine, including chipping to head and tail of spine, significant rubbing to spine, causing parts to have been worn of entirely; bookplate of Charles Hugh Stevenson on front pastedown, along with a small sticker reading '14-25-23'; title page has a piece cut out of it, to the right of the printers mark, not impacting any text; very slight staining to rear of portrait; Sig. 2 *4 A-O4, with C2 marked as B2, F2 marked as F1, K2 and L3 not marked, M3 marked M2; no writing or marginalia; fingerprint ink stains to top margin of page 112; With engraved portrait frontispiece of Anne Marie Louise d'Orleans and numerous woodcut initials and tailpieces; To our knowledge, the only copies are held by the New York Public Library, New York, John Carter Brown Library, Rhode Island, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, U. S. Library of Congress, District of Columbia, University of Michigan, William L. Clements Library, Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, British Library, London, Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, plus any copies currently for sale or in private collections. This is an incredibly scarce book.; [JCB(3) III:51-52], [Grasse I:348], [Alden & Landis 661], [Sabin 4957]; "The first chapter attempts to reconcile differing views of various writers, as cited by Berquen, on the origin of gemstones and precious metals, with following chapters taking up the principal gemstones, and some minor ones, as diamond, sapphire, topaz, ruby, spinel, emerald, amethyst, aquamarine, hyacinth, opal, chrysolite, iris, vermeille, garnets, carnelian, turquoise, quartz varieties, pearl, coral and amber, and lastly, a chapter on gold and silver" (Sinkankas, p. 97f.) SS consignment; shelved case 3.
Paris: Editions Delmas, 1953. 12mo; pp 231; G condition hardcover; 1/4 brown leather spine with gilt text to paper labels; red marbled boards; boards have slight sunning to exterior; rubbed edges; slight wear to exterior; text block has light toning to exterior edges; marbled endpapers; light foxing toward fore edge of half title page; deckled fore edge; interior lightly toned; previous bookshop's label at ffep; French text; shelved in Aisle 7.
Freiburg: Gutenbergdruckerei Robert Oberkirch OHG, 1976. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Red spines with black text; First volume is paperback book, second volume is paperback holder of same size containing 66 loose plates, book has light edge wear, holder has fraying at some edges and the inside of its front cover has a small piece of scotch tape in the lower left, both volumes have light rubbing and sunned spines, book's binding is strong; Textblock and plates lightly age toned, textblock of first volume has some rubbing around edges, interiors of both clean; Vol. I ("Text"): 187 pp., vol. II ("Tafeln"): 66 plates.
Paris: Chez Jombert, 1752. Fourth edition. Quarto; (12), 448, (12) pp. Contemporary full calf, gilt decoration on spine, five raised bands, leather spine label. With 37 full-page engravings. Boards rubbed; heavily rubbed at corners; spine label mostly lacking; old tideline from water stain on endpapers and first and last few pages of text. Good solid copy. Shelved in Case #4.
London: Country Life, 1937. Large Octavo; VG- condition hardcover; Green fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing one edges, slight bumping on corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has previous owner's signature on front paste down dated 1938, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 204.
London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1912. First Edition, Limited #11/12. 12mo., 84 pages; VG-; Hardcover in publisher's deluxe gilt-decorated binding, #11 of 12 copies printed on Japanese vellum and bound in Levant morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, and SIGNED by Sutcliffe on limitation page; some rubbing to extremities; repairs to hinges and spine are visible. VC Consignment; Shelved in Case 7.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980. Two folio volumes. Blue cloth, illustrated dust jackets, publisher's slipcase. With 537 watercolor drawings and 43 engravings. VG/VG. Volumes clean and tight, no markings. Dust jackets slightly worn at extremities, small chips at corners. Slipcase worn at extremities. Heavy set, will require extra shipping. Shelve by Front Door.
London: Grant Richards, 1924. Octavo; VG- hardcover; Tan fabric spine with fading gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, bumping to corners, small discolorations on front, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to deckled edges, foxing on a few pages, age toned end papers, previous owner's names in ink on front paste down and verso of end paper, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 278.