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.
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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.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1935. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo pp 292.; VG/VG; Beige spine with Black pictorial and text; Beige boards with Brown text; DJ is intact under protective archival cover, shows some signs of shelf wear: Rubbing and chipping on edges and corners, open tear on bottom left corner of back cover, corners of inside slips are clipped, but price is intact, closed tear on bottom left corner of front cover, three smaller closed tears going up front of spine, rubbing on front and back cover; Text block is clean, age toned, shadowing on end papers and paste downs, text legible; Shelved on rare/exp bookcase near stairs on sales floor.
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 #3.
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.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1933. Quarto; VG hardcover; Green spine with gilded text; Boards strong w/some edge wear (corners and spine edges lightly frayed, edges have a few small indents, back board's lower left corner has tiny chip), boards have some light rubbing on surfaces and edges, spine has tiny scuff, back board has small bump on right side, pastedowns age toned, binding strong; Textblock age toned, interior clean; 93 pp. text, 47 pp. plates.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1935. Large, thin octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Green spine with gilded text; Boards strong, boards have some rubbing and edge wear, corners small chips, pastedowns age toned, binding strong; Textblock age toned, interior clean; 47 pp. text, 12 pp. plates, several fold-out maps in rear.
Venetia: Domenico Farri, 1573. Small octavo; 240 pp. Contemporary vellum. Very good; vellum somewhat wrinkled and cracked; a few wormholes; hinges starting; interior clean. In this work on the origin of man, Boemus compares cultures from the Old World as well as recent reports from Africa and Asia, thus comprising an survey of of all that was then known of Spanish Central and South America. Text in Italian. Shelved in Case #3.
Paris: d'Auguste Delalain, 1819. Quatorzieme edition. 16mo; good/none; brown cloth spine with no text; quarter-bound w/brown and white mottled boards; new professional binding; ex libris, signature, opp. title-page; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 192 pp.; fore-edge, deckle; tail-edge, some corners restored; else very good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH.
Stuttgart: J. H. W. Dietz, 1894. Octavo: G+ hardcover: Brown, black and gold with gold text: Boards are strong and clean given age of volume, decorated with gold foil and black designs on a brown background, some shelfwear mostly concentrated around head and tail: Textblock edges dyed red by publisher, pages darkened with age and with foxing, some splitting of front few pages approximately 2-3 inches in length along joint: Text is in German: 631pp.
Farrara: Vittorio Baldini, 1607. 12mo, 172 pages; VG; white vellum boards; with black hand-written title on spine; ex libris, bookplate and signature; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; illus., frontispiece and 4 engraved plates; title page with cherubic border; some foxing and toning starts; bfep, staining; hand-bound boards and spine, sunned; spotting; else very good; ---TEXT IN ITALIAN. Shelved in Case 3.
Chicago: Childrens Press, 1961. Reprint Edition. Reprint of 1961 Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; hardcover; maroon spine, eggshell text; boards strong, minor shelfwear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, minor bumping on the spine tail edge, minor scratching on rear cover, browning on endpapers along gutter; text block has minor age toning around edges; 63pp Shelved in endcase near stairs on sales floor.
Wien: Verlag der Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1993. Quarto; VG- hardcover; Black spine w/yellow spine label and black text; Rebound in hardcover w/original paperback covers glued on, these pb covers have rubbing and occasional small scuff, Band I pb front cover has a few small spots, book's boards are straight and strong, edge wear minimal, bindings strong; Textblock interiors clean, textblock head edge of Band I has some spotting, pages 243 - 247 of Band I have light edge wear; Band I: 274 pp. text, 48 pp. plates, Band II: 321pp + 64pp plates + 2 folding maps ; Texts in German w/some contributions in English, French, and Italian. ISBNs: 3700119720 & 3700120176 Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Padova: Editoriale Programma, 1991. Text in Italian; Quarto; VG/VG; Black spine with white text; Dustjacket edge wear very light, DJ has some light rubbing to glossy surface, back cover of DJ a few tiny nicks; Boards straight and strong w/minimal edge wear, binding strong; Textblock interior clean; 283 pp.
Amsterdam: Aux dépens de la Compagnie, 1750. Nouvelle Édition. 12mo., 134pp., 50pp., ; VG; bound in brown cloth, paneled spine, gilt tooling, red label and gilt lettering; publishers binding; moderate wear to boards, including rubbing and scraping to boards, peeling to corners; leather cracked on hinges; chip missing to tail of spine; wear to head of spine; text block dyed red; marbled endpapers; interior clean; First published in 1737, Beugeant's celebrated but thinly disguised satire on Descarte's notion of the animal-machine attracted the censure of his superiors, leading to his brief exile from Paris; shelved case 3.
Paris? Bulletin de la Societe d'Acclimation, 1882. Offprint [SIGNED]. Octavo; vg/none; brown leather spine with gilt lettering; quarter-bound w/brown marbled paper boards; INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR [President de Institut], first page; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 32 pp.; six microbe text figures; light toning; newly bound; else very good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH. [Shelved in Netdesk office, above ephemera section].
New York: Scribner and Welford, 1885. Volume Three Only; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brown leather spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges and joints, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has cracking on inner hinges, age toned, foxing on a few pages, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 560.
Philadelphia: W.M. Bromwell And WM. White Smith, 1855. Octavo; Fair/Hardcover; Sunned black chipped spine with faded gilt design; Heavy shelf wear and age to panels, rubbing and fading along surfaces, gilt design on front cover, heavy shredding and chipping along spine and minor chipping along sides and corners, otherwise intact; Binding slightly cocked, intact, previous owner's inscription and stamp on front paste-down, minor spotting within pages, age toned pages;Age toning to text block, faded gilt along fore-edge of text block exterior; text block clean, vivid color plate, grey-scale illustrations; 432 pp.
Paris: Louis Janet, n.c. (c. 1840). Octavo; 232 pp. Original blue cloth with gilt design and lettering on boards and spine. With 16 illustrations in color. Rubbing to extremities. Rear hinge starting. Scattered foxing to interior. Text in French. Good copy only. Shelved upstairs, on rare/exp bookshelf in upstairs rear offices area.
Ephrata: Verlags der Bruderschafft, 1748. First Edition. Large thick folio; VG; bound in contemporary black leather, metal corners and broken hinges, repaired with new plain black leather paneled spine; some foxing throughout; some mild wear to fore edge of text block; with engraved frontispiece and title page vignette; collation: , A-G4, A-Z4, 2A-2Z4, 3A-3O4, A-Z4, 2A-2Z4, 3A-3Z4, 4A-4Z4, 5A-5Z4, 6A-6G4; text in German.; MW consignment; shelved in Case 4.
Munchen: Hugo Schmdt Verlag, 1920. Limited 354/500. Quarto; vg/none; red cloth spine with gilt title on black label; three-quarters bound with gray marbled boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 140 pp.; illus., 73 B&W plates, with tissue guards; medium toning; board edges, chipping and wear; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN; ----FICTION.
New York: Harper and Row, 1976. First Edition. 8vo in grey boards, black and red text on a white dj spine. VG+/VG. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FFEP. Minimal wear to the boards. Dj is lightly soiled on the front and back covers. 453 pgs. ISBN 0-06-010476-7. This item was from our Bethesda store, now shelved in Maryland warehouse with our regular stock. BOOK SHELVED IN THE RARE & EXPENSIVE SECTION.
Beroia: Municipalite de Beroia; Fondation Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique; Centre de Recherches de L'Antiquite Grecque et Romaine - Annexe de Beroia, 1999. Text in French; Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; White spine with black text; Covers: top layer of laminate plastic slightly peeled back at top edge of front cover near middle and upper right corner, also at bottom edge of front near middle, covers have some very light wear at top and bottom of spine, occasional subtle rubbing perceptible on glossy surface of covers, book's binding is strong; Textblock interior clean; 106 pp.
Stuttgart: J. Scheible's Buchhandlung, 1839. Octavo; VG/none. Original boards, tan small veined marbling with gilt title on blue/gray label; gilt faux panels; ex libris, signature, 1858; all edges and corners, chipping and wear; text block, clean; light general toning and foxing starts; rare and scattered underlining; 796 pp. engraved frontispiece portrait of Benjamin Franklin w/tissue guard; full page engraved illustrated on title page, tables, and 48 engraved plates (each with multiple images and printed one side); spine sunned; all text edges peppered; chipping and minor loss; else very good. ---TEXT IN GERMAN SCRIPT; [The author presents his observations and comments on Canadian North America in great detail.].
New York: Farrar, Straus, and Young, 1953. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo 303 pages; VG/VG; dust jacket protected, not price-clipped, spine sunned, wear to extremities, with some staining/toning; bound in red cloth; red cloth boards soiled, bumped, slightly chipped at extremities; interior clean, binding sturdy,
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1938. Limited edition. Limited edition, Numbered 823 of 950 copies; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red fabric spine with black label and gilded text. Boards have age toned spine, rubbing to edges, slight bumping on corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on spine, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 224.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1924. Tall octavo, 316 pages. Hard cover grayish brown cloth boards with text and decorations light blue; no dust jacket. Good condition. Binding is tight, but the spine is breaking between pages 80 and 81. There is bookplate from previous owner on the inside of front board. There is also a small price sticker from previous seller on the bottom corner of front end paper. Red ink inscription on the top of aforementioned page, Strong age yellowing to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Foxing throughout the book, but it's particularly strong on the Title Page and end papers. Light staining to text block. Strong age wear and shelf wear to boards; fading and rubbing, light soiling, and scuffing around the edges and the edges of the spine. SHELVED ROCKVILLE AISLE 7.
London: Gleave for Lackington, Allen & Co., 1816. First edition. Thin octavo. green leatherbound hardcover. Good- condition, darkened green spine with gilded text/design. Boards strong, binding strong, front board detached yet present, rubbing to corners; Textblock agetoned, clean save for previous owners name on front end page. pp. 160; includes 9 plates in black and white; this book is a contribution and clarification on the lack of similar research in English on the subject; sold as is; Please review images for additional details.
Paris: Librairie de Firmin-Didot et Cie. 1878-1880. Octavo; G/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print, vol. 1 with stain on bottom; Boards in black library buckram cloth with gold print, stains to vol. 1, mild shelfwear; Text block has speckled edges, name in ink on front flyleaf and half-title page, library plate on front pastedown, library stamp and pencil markings on title page and final page, original wrappers bound in at end of each volume; Text in French; 2 volumes (xv, 1138 columns, 1226 columns).
London: Macmillan and Co., 1877. First edition. Octavo; G+ condition, 420 pp. + 36 pp. publisher's ads. Original gilt-decorated green cloth. Front hinge cracked; rear hinge starting. Scattered foxing. Occasional inked marginal notes in text. Previous owner's signature on front endpaper. Good copy only. Spine green cloth with gilt text].
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1923. Texts in English, French, and German; Large octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue spine with gilded text; Boards straight and strong. Boards and spine have wear on edges and corners, spine a few tiny tears at edges, bottom edges of boards have rubbing, front board's lower right corner slightly chipped, back board's outer edge has small indent and some rubbing. Surface of boards and spine have occasional rubbing of a white color, esp. near bottom of back board. Pastedowns age toned. Binding is strong; Textblock age toned, textblock head edge darker from age, interior clean; 477 pp. text, 14 pp. plates in rear.
Leipzig: Verlag Klinkhardt and Biermann, 1909. folio in 3/4 leather. G+ condition hardcover. Shelf and edge wear to boards. Leather on spine and on corners of boards frayed in multiple places. Ex libris stamp on inside of front board, front endpage, title page and on page 113. Comes with fold out map. 48 pages are solely devoted to black and white photographs and illustrations. 152 pages of text (in German). Some pencil underlining on title page. Spine is brown leather with gold text in black box.
London: J. Dodsley, 1890 and 1891. Second Edition, First Printing. Octavo., 356 pages, 139 pages; VG; spine paneled brown leather with red label and gilt lettering; 1/4 rebound with brown leather and marbled boards; mild shelfwear and bumping; green speckling to text block; interior has sparse notations in margins throughout, mild foxing; writing in pencil covering rebound ffep; reflections is the first printing of the second edition, with the following points: title-page with the 'M' in the date slightly off to the right of the 'D' in the publisher's name, the preface has the floral printer's ornament on iv, page 223, line 23, shows the misprint: 'ascertainmennt' rather than 'ascertainment', there is a dagger printer's mark at the bottom of page 194.; JG consignment; shelved case 7.
Publisher, year, and locale of publication not indicated; Thin quarto; G+/no-DJ; Brown spine with no text; Covers scuffed, have rubbing and a few small spots, edges worn, base of spine has small closed tear in surface, pastedowns age toned w/some rubbing and flecks, binding strong; Textblock age toned, interior clean; 14 pp.
London: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., 1992. Large octavo; VG/VG; Blue spine with black text; Dustjacket VG with occasional very light edge wear, flaps lightly age toned; Boards strong, boards slightly bowed, bottom left corner of back board slightly bumped, binding strong; Textblock age toned, interior clean; 297 pp.
London: Chapman and Hall. First Edition. 2 Large Octavos; Good Minus condition hardcovers; Dark brown cloth boards and spine, gilt lettering and illustration on cover; Bumping to corners and edges; Some tearing at the hinges; Boards starting to separate; Cloth peeling from the spine of volume 2; All pages bound but age-toned, some have pencil margin notes (see photo); A good reading copy only; Shelve on endcap at stairs on sales floor.
London: John Murray, 1899. Second impression. Octavo; 431 pp. Rebacked, with new leather spine and spine label over original boards. Corners of boards bumped and frayed. Light foxing. Binding is solid. Pages are rough cut. Book contains 6 black and white illustrations and 6 maps. Good solid copy. Shelved under counter.
London; New York: George Allen; E. P. Dutton, 1902. First American. Oblong quarto; vg/none; brown cloth spine with no text; quarter-bound w/ illustrated brown paper and black titles; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; unpaginated, 30 pp.; B&W text figures and full color plates; front hinge split start; edges and corners, some chipping and wear; else very good. Shelved Case #13.
Milan: Paolo Carrara, 1910. first edition. thick quarto in 3/4 ivory and blue hardcovers; 5-band spine with gold letters on frame; VG; ex-libris plate on back cover; covers show some soiling around spine; strong binding; paper and edges heavily faded; text clean; filled with engravings and art reproductions in black and white; p. 405 has a small cut at bottom; pp. 636; in Italian; shelved in Arts (Italy) section; please contact us for shipping costs.