New York: The Grolier Club, 1901. Limited Edition, one of 325 copies. 8vo, unpaginated; VG; spine brown leather with blind tooling, obscured by chemise; bound in original pigskin decorated with blind tooling, with brass clasps, both working; marbled endpapers; housed in the publisher's felt-lined chemise and slipcase, G, chemise has some fraying and mild wear, slipcase has moderate wear, still sturdy enough to hold the volume, rear panel detached on three sides, top edge threatening to detach; one of 325 copies on Whatman paper (and three on vellum); Translated by Robert Copland from the French Version Published in Paris in 1504. A Literal Reprint in the Types of Wynkyn de Worde after the Unique Copy Printed by him on Parchment in London MCCCCCXII; shelved case 12.
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Paris: L'Imprimerie de Migneret, 1806. First edition. Octavo; lvi, 484, [1, errata] pp. Contemporary calf, marbled endpapers, rebacked with modern gilt-decorated spine, leather spine label. VG. Some slight rubbing to corners. Age-browned, but text clean and crisp. This first edition of Corvisart's treatise on heart diseases was written by C.E. Horeau from notes based on Corvisart's lectures. Jean-Nicolas Corvisart (1755-1821), expert in cardiology, was the favorite physician of Napoleon Bonaparte, to whom this book is dedicated. Napoleon reportedly said, "I don't believe in medicine, but I believe in Corvisart." Absolon (IM) consignment Shelve Case # 10, paneled brown leather spine w/ gilt decoration.
Paris: Societe Francaise d'Archeologie, 1950-1966. Serial. Quarto; good+/wraps; manila spine with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; illus., floor plans, elevations, plates, photos and text figures; else good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH; ---CONGRES ARCHEOLOGIQUE DE FRANCE; ---#1, Octavo, "CVIIe Session SAINT-BRIEUC," 1950; illus., plates and plans; 373 pp.; sunned; age-toning; cocked; ---#2, Quarto, "CXVIIe Session CATALOGNE," 1959; illus.; 246 + xciv pp.; uncut; wraps, chipping; split start; ---#3, Quarto, CXXIe Session AVIGNON ET COMTAT-VENAISSIN," 1963; illus.; 504 pp.; ---#4, Quarto, "CXXIIe Session ANJOU," 1964; illus.; 690 pp.; cocked; ---#5, Quarto, "CXXIVe Session CONTENTIN ET AVRANCHIN," 1966; illus.; 505 pp.; ---BULLETIN MONUMENTAL; ---#6, Quarto, TOME CXXII, 1964-1; illus.; pp. 1-128 pp.; ---#7, Quarto, TOME CXXII, 1964-2; illus.; pp. 129-231; wraps, split starts; ---#8, Quarto, TOME CXXII, 1964-3; illus.; pp. 233-321; ---#9, Quarto, TOME CXXIII, 1965-1; illus.; pp. 1-102; ---#10, Quarto, TOME CXXIII, 1965--2; illus.; pp. 103-180; ---#11, Quarto, TOME CXXIII, 1965-3; illus.; pp. 181-270; ---#12, Quarto, TOME CXXIII, 1965-4; illus.; pp. 271-374; ---#13, Quarto, TOME CXXIV, 1966-1; illus.; pp. 1-128; ---#14, Quarto, TOME CXXIV, 1966-2; illus.; pp. 129-242; ---#15, Quarto, TOME CXXIV, 1966-4; illus.; pp. 343-480; else very good.
Henry Colburn, 1824. Second Edition. Two octavos, G+ condition, Darkened beige leather spine with gilded text/designs. Boards strong, general shelfwear and edgewear, rubbing to corners, wear to all joints/hinges; Textblock darkened from age, old bookstore's label on front pastedowns of both volumes, both volumes have the signature of the previous owner on the front endpapers, first few pages of each volume has some foxing, otherwise clean. See photos for details. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
London: M. Nutt, 1725. na. VG- condition hardcover 8vo in marbled boards, green half-leather with gilded text, title "Cox's Norfolk" on spine. Corners bumped. Spine straight, abraded top and bottom. Textblock smooth, dyed brown. Pages foxed, browned, but ckean, flat and untorn. Fold-out map of Norfolk as frontis, intact. Consists of pages 251 thru 457, from the original volume. Previous owner left inked notes on ffep concerning the origin of this abstracted volume, and pencil corrections on the title page. Shelve Aisle 7.
Rome: Casa Editrice Selecta, 1928. Octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; Tan spine with small red text; Covers age toned, spine darker from age, spine and covers have some fraying at edges (esp. spine), back cover a tiny closed tear on outer edge, spine's upper corners chipped, covers and spine have occasional light crease, some rubbing, and some scuffs and smudges, book's binding is strong; Textblock age toned, half title and title page have some separation at hinge but both well connected at binding, interior clean; 320 pp.
New York and London: The Macmillan Company, 1899. reprinted. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Light red spine with gilt text; 2 volumes; Cloths have slight shelf wear with lightly sunned spines, but panels have stable and sturdy planks; Text block edges show some dark toning due to age with otherwise intact and unmarked pages; previous owner's name on ffep of v. 1, deckled fore edges; pp 676. Shelved in aisle 7.
London: Richard Bentley, 1863. 12mo; good/none; blue cloth spine with gilt title and filigree; boards, stamped patterns, front with gilt emblem and title, spine detached from binding inside; back blind with emblem or text; ex libris, signatures and inscription; all edges, gilt; some shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 562 pp.; endpapers, tinted yellow; binding shaken; split starts, hinges; spine, sunned; all edges and corners, wear; conditions noted, 'as is'.
France: None given, 1910. SIGNED. Octavo; good/none; gray cloth spine with black text; INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, ffep; ex libris, shadow of absent bookplate; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light general toning; 314 pp.; Errata, 62 pp.; ills., plates; edges red sprinkles; binding shaken; spine and boards light staining; else very good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First Edition. Square octavo, good+ hardcover; full black cloth spine with gilt lettering; watercolor on front board w/ black text and gold border; ex libris, bookplate; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 259 pp.; illus., frontispiece and nine color plates; binding, shaken; some age-toning. front board, wear and chipping; else good.
Baltimore: Fielding Lucas, Jr., 1841. Third edition. 12mo; good+ condition; brown leather spine with gilt lettering on red label; ex libris, signature, ffep; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; general foxing; 279 pp.; all edges, wear and chipping; boards, scars; back joint, tail-edge, split start, front cover detached yet present; else very good; ---TEXT IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH.
Hagae Comitum: Thomam Jonsonium, 1721. First. Small octavo; VG- Hardcover; deep brown leather spine with gilt design from top to bottom, five raised bands with gilt decorations, gilt text on deep brown label; boards are slightly brittle, slightly loose from binding, with moderate chipping and bumping to corners, edges and head/tail of spine, light scratching, scuffing, staining and age spotting to front and rear covers, front and rear boards are both split slightly along their hinges, leather on spine slightly cracked and word, gilt decorations slightly dull, text still legible and intact; free-end papers and paste-downs have moderate age-toning, front free-end papers have signatures of previous owners in pencil and in ink, general textblock has light age toning (most notably along edges of pages, text is clean and unmarked; 393pp. SHELVED ON ENDCASE NEAR STAIRS ON SALES FLOOR. TEXT IN LATIN. EB/ND.
Basle: 1522. Quarto; Fair; Page count collated as aa - mm iii; Black title to front cover; Remnants of label to spine; Vellum binding; Staining and rubbing to exterior, worn; Remnants of leather ties to fore edge; Text block shows slight browning to interior; Lacking title page; Front end paper has book plate of previous owner adhered to center, remnants of non-archival tape to first two end papers; wear to lower fore corner including mild fraying;.
London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1951. Quarto; VG/VG-; Tan spine with red text. DJ has wear, rubbing on edges, age tone spine, small closed tears on spine ends; Boards have rubbing to edges and surface of front and spine, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has previous owner's personal inscription on front paste down dated 1951, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 147; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1843. First. Octavo; VG- hardcover. Brown leather spine with gold text on black label, gold bands; boards are slightly loose from binding, covers have significant edgewear with fraying to corners, chipping along edges, light creasing and scratching along spine, front cover has light staining and scratching; textblock has significant age-toning and foxing to edges, pages have moderate age-toning and light foxing, text on each page has transferred slightly onto opposite page, readability not greatly affected, front paste-down has ink markings from previous owner in top right corner, light pencil markings from previous owner along bottom edge, front free-end paper has signature of previous owner, otherwise textblock is free of markings, hinges inside front and back covers slightly torn; 568pp.
Philadelphia: Gebbie & Company, 1891. First Edition. First Edition, quite scarce; Octavo; VG- hardcover: Brown fabric spine with gilded text and a gilded horse head. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, small light stains and a circular cup mark on front, apart from that, binding strong and comes with a clear protective jacket by previous owner; Textblock has age toning and minor wear on edges, cracking on inner hinges, cracking on gutter between vi list of illustrations and p.1, also between p64 and 65, foxing on a few pages, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 366.
London: William Chetwood, 1721. First edition. Octavo; (10), 382 pp. Contemporary calf, rebacked, leather spine label. Contents: The two queens of Brentford.- The Grecian heroine.- The Athenian jilt.- Ariadne.- The plague of impertinence.- Socrates and Timandra.- Elegies, poems and new songs.- Poems on several occasions, and songs. Edges of boards rubbed; interior age-toned. A Very Good copy overall. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL.
London: Printed for Joseph Hindmarch, 1682. First Edition. thin 12mo., , 188pp., ; VG; spine paneled black leather, gilt lettering, elaborate gilt tooling; boards straight-grained, gilt panel around edges, gilt line on board edges, elaborate gilt turn-in; marbled endpapers; signs of repair to gutter of front board on spine and gutter; minor bumping and shelfwear; gilt text block; mild age-toning to page edges, foxing; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Bombay: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1968. first edition. Quarto in cloth with DJ. VG-/Fair. DJ has heavy shelf and edge wear. Long open tear on top of DJ front cover. Small open tears on DJ corners. Cloth on corners of boards frayed. Pages are age toned. Binding is solid. Text is in English and Sanskrit. 492pp. DJ spine is brown with black text. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Amsterdam: Apud Johannem Jansonium, 1649. Editio Nova [New Edition]. 32mo in full vellum boards, G+/No Dust Jacket: Some Shelfwear: light bumping to head and tail of spine, vellum along back hinge cracked halfway up hinge, but board is still well attached, vellum somewhat smudged, very lightly scratched, and age-toned on spine, boards a little bowed, thumbprint-sized spot of soiling on back board, frontispiece a little worn with small spot of soiling, writing in ink on front paste-down and previous owner's name in ink on title page, else text clean, light scattered foxing to text, edges of text block stained dark green, binding good.TEXT MOSTLY IN LATIN WITH SOME GREEK [32mo with agetoned vellum spine, Title handwritten].
Amsterdam: Chez George Gallet, 1703. First Illustrated French Edition. folio, , 556 pages, ; VG; 3/4 bound with brown leather spine, black leather label with gilt lettering, marbled boards; newly repaired, with new spine, previous marbled boards preserved; rubbing and shelfwear to boards, edges worn; mild foxing throughout; half-title and engraved frontispiece; small pen writing in upper fore corner of title page; complete collation, A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Zzz4, Aaaa4; with 16 folding plates, 16 single plates, 39 black and white plates embedded within text, and 3 color plates embedded within text; plate 1 is folded in such a way that it slightly sticks out the fore edge, and as such the vertical crease is torn along the lower half; full title continues: et de quelques autres adjacentes ; dont les principales sont Chypre, Rhodes, Candie, Samos, Chio, Negrepont, Lemnos, Paros, Delos, Patmos, avec un grand nombre d'autres. Comprenant leurs noms, leur situation, leurs villes, leurs châteaux, l'histoire tant ancienne que moderne de leurs habitants ; leur gouvernement, les révolutions qui y sont arrivés, les plantes, animaux, &c. qui s'y trouvent.; shelved case 4.
London: John Murray, 1871. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, viii, 423 pages, 16 pages ads; VG; bound in publisher's green cloth, spine with gilt lettering; recased with previous boards and spine intact, front and rear gutters have signs of repair; fore edge of ffep through page viii brittle and slightly chipped; wear to corners; bookplate of William Beebe on front pastedown; First issue, with the first word on page 297 being "transmitted."; AD consignment; shelved case 3.
Munich: Albert Langen. First limited edition. Tall folios in brown hardcovers with gold letters; condition: Good; moderate soiling on boards; some shelf wear and tears on spines, not detrimental to binding; ex-library small stamp inside front page; lithographs' paper faded; 3 volumes contain 72 lithographs each, one of them on the Bonaparte's era; another volume contains cartoons from newspapers; with introductory comments in German; Shelved on rare/exp bookshelf near stairs on sales floor Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
New York: S. W. Benedict, 1842. Revised edition. Octavo; good/none; brown leather spine with gilt lettering on black and filigree banding and panel florets; ex libris, name stamps; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 592 pp.; illus., maps and engravings; general age-toning with foxing; scattered water spots; tail-edge, advanced oxidation; ffep, missing, bfep, open half tear; boards, edges, and corners, wear and chipping; else very good.
Beyrouth: Institut Francais D'Archeologie du Proche-Orient, 1997. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; White spine with black text; Covers are very lightly age toned & slight smudges on exterior with 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 332. French & English languages. Aisle 7.
Paris: Perrotin, Editeur, 1834. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text; 3 Volumes only (1, 2, & 4), lacking vol. 3; Boards have minimal rubbing and shelf wear with slightly sunned exteriors and lightly rubbed edges & corners; Text blocks have darkened slightly on exterior edges with light foxing on pages throughout but otherwise unmarked with tight bindings, previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns, slight writings on title pages; pp 1130. French language. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. Aisle 7.
Sevilla: J. Cromberger, [n.d.]. Facsimile Reprint? Octavo; pp ; Fair hardcover; 1/4 bound dark blue spine with gilt text; possibly originally published in 1529 in Seville; marbled boards; boards shows rubbed edges and corners; lightly sunned exterior; cloth has slightly sunned spine; moderate rubbing to edges; exterior shows slight wear; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; frontispiece with slight offset to facing page; slight cracking to front gutter at title page; missing facing page to title page; light foxing towards edges of first an last few pages; illustrated; Spanish text.
Paris: Librairie Generale de l'Architecture et des Travaux Publics; Andre Daly Fils & Cie, 1887. VG-. Thin folio (just under 13" tall) in marbled boards with red quarter-leather spine, title on spine in gilt (as "L'ORNEMENT D'APRES LA PLANTE"), spine has 5 raised bands. Wear to boards, all edges rubbed and chipped, corners lightly bumped and frayed, light chipping to ends of spine, agetoning to spine. Marbled endpages. Edges of textblock and pages agetoned, binding slightly loose but intact. In addition to publication page, one page intro, and table of content at rear, consist only of 32 numbered b&w illustrated plates of plants, and architectural and design elements that are plant-inspired. Plate 17 is upside-down.
Gravenhage, Amsterdam: Gebroeders van Cleef, 1833-1843. Ten volume edition. Nine of ten paperback octavo volumes (missing volume 3, part 2). Marbled spine and covers. Most volumes fair, particularly with wear and tears to the hinges, heads, and tails of the spines along the wrappers of the books. Several of the paper spines are very worn away, but nevertheless the signatures are generally not loose. Contains volume 1, both parts of volume 2, volume 3 part 1, both parts of volume 4, volume 5, and both parts of volume 6. Comprises a major study in Dutch maritime and international history. Text in Dutch. Shelved in aisle 10.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1853. Octavo. Hardcover without jacket as issued in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Green leatherbound boards with gilt filagree ornamentation; marbled text-block and decorative endpapers. General edge-wear to boards, including surface scratches, chipping, rubbing and flaking to leather. Bookplate on paste down end page and previous owner's signature to fly-leaf. Text is clean. Binding is sturdy. Shelve: CASE #7 Spine is dark green leather with gilt decoration and gilt text on red band.
London: Gibbings & Co., Limited. 12mo; G- condition hardcovers; Light brown spine with gold text; 5 Volumes; Boards have rubbing on exterior mostly at corners and along edges, v. 1 has cracking between front pastedown & end paper at binding, v. 3 has a tear at front panel near head gutter edge, as well as other minor wear, but overall intact; Text blocks has slight age toning on exterior edges, intact and unmarked pages; pp 1072. Oversized order, may need additional shipping for expedited/international order.
Bruxelles and Paris: G. Van Oest & Cie, Editeurs, 1914. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gilt text; Half- bound leather spine & fore corners with marbled panels have slightly sunned spine which has raised bands and slight fraying at head edge, however panels are strong and sturdy; Text block has some foxing on exterior edges with as well as on page 33, and slight shadow toning on title page, but are otherwise free of marks and have a tight binding; pp 110. French text. Shelved in Aisle 7.
Rouen: Imprimerie J. Leclerf Fils, 1909. Text in French; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Grey spine w/teal spine label and black text; Rebound in hardcover w/original paperback covers glued on, these pb covers are age toned and have some rubbing, front pb cover a little foxing, boards are straight and strong, binding strong; Textblock age toned, textblock edges have foxing, interior clean; 170 pp. text, 9 pp. plates.
Paris: Chez Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1791. G+. 4to (10 1/4th" tall) in brown leather boards, spine has 5 raised bands, title on spine in gilt (as "ELEMEN DES MATHEM.; TOM II"). Wear to boards. Edges rubbed, corners bumped, general abrading to boards, light chipping near top of spine, light cracking to leather along folds. Binding repaired with new marbled endpages. Text in French. Edges of textblock marbled, lightly faded. Pages are clean. A number of b&w illustrated images and a number of fold-out illustrated pages notably 15 such pages at rear illustrating various concepts of math and physics. 376 pp. shelved case 10.
Paris: Editions E. de Boccard, 1965. Text in French; Small quartos; VG hardcovers; Green spines with tan spine labels and black text, labels read "VIIIe Congres Paris 1963"; Rebound in hardcover with original paperback covers glued on. These paperback covers are age toned (especially at top and near edges), and have occasional edge wear and light creases. Back paperback cover of Vol I. has large closed tear at top edge, some spots/smudges, and small scuffs. Boards of both volumes strong, bindings strong; Textblocks lightly age toned, interiors clean; Vol. I ("Texte"): 681 pp., Vol. II ("Planches"): 158 pp. plates.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Mycroft & Moran, 1952. First Edition, 2000 copies. 8vo., 112pp.; VG/VG; spine black with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50; slight wear to head of spine, slight soling to rear cover; SIGNED on ffep, 'Sincerely / August Derleth'; interior clean; in excellent condition; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
London: Sam Harding, 1731. First English Edition. 12mo., iv, 198pp.; VG; spine paneled brown leather, black label with gilt lettering; boards brown leather with a gilt panel; some wear to boards and corners, as to be expected with age; spine rebound; some foxing throughout; small name written in ink on upper fore corner of ffep; this is the first english translation of Desfontaines 'Le Nouveau Gulliver', published in 1730, three years after he translated Swift's version into French; shelved case 3.
London: Bradbury and Evans, 1846. First Edition, Second State. 16mo. Red cloth; gilt lettering and illustration on front board; all edges gilt. Illustrated. Very good. Rebacked, with parts of the original spine laid down. Spine rubbed, with hinges splitting and separating at spine top. Previous owner's signature on front endpaper. Text block gilt. Consignment. Case #4.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1845. First Edition, First Issue. 16mo. Publisher's original red cloth stamped in gilt. Rebacked, with parts of the original spine laid down. Yellow endpapers. All edges gilt. Complete with the initial ad leaf, half-title, engraved frontispiece and vignette title-page. With the publisher's imprint within the border of the engraved vignette title. Boards rubbed and worn at extremities. Slightly cocked. Previous owner's gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Text age-toned but generally clean. Good solid copy. Shelved in Case #4.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1845. First Edition, Second Issue. 16mo. Publisher's original red cloth stamped in gilt. Rebacked, with original spine laid down. Yellow endpapers. All edges gilt. Complete with the initial ad leaf, half-title, engraved frontispiece and vignette title-page. With publisher's name below vignette on engraved title page. VG. Boards slightly worn at extremities. Text age-toned, but generally clean. Shelved in Case #4.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1837. First Edition, With Early Issue Points. Octavo, 609 pages; VG; Bound in brown cloth, front board and spine rebacked, rear board new; some foxing to plates; Has four of the seven Smith points: Page 341, line 1: Correct reading of "inde-licate;" Page 342, line 5: "S. Veller" uncorrected, Page 432, headline: "F" in "OF" imperfect, Page 400, line 21: "this friends" for "his friends."; contains the two "suppressed" plates by Robert William Buss from Part Three, The Cricket Match (Ch. 7, opposite p. 69), and The Arbor Scene (Ch. 8, opposite p. 74), "neither of which gave Dickens satisfaction" (Hatton & Cleaver, p. 20), in their first state; lacking illustrated title page; shelved case 4.
Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1858. Thick, large quarto; G+/no DJ wrap; brown quarter leather binding with marbled boards; covers have some rubbing, front hinge loosely attached, corners worn, wear to the leather of the spine; strong binding, light foxing to the edges, pages have marginal foxing but are otherwise clear in consideration of their age; 1077pp.
London: Printed and are to be sold by W. Taylor, 1721. Second Edition. 4to., 797pp.,  tables and index; VG; bound in polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, label with gilt lettering, mostly worn off; joints weak, some scratches to boards, general rubbing and wear; two bookplates on front pastedown, one from Henry Duke of Kent, 1733, the other Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park; some scattered ink splatter on page 351 that bleeds through onto 353, text legible; folding plates on pages 1, 215, 476 present and in excellent condition; Numerous mispagination, including p. 447-472 omitted; consignment; shelved case 4.
Basilaea: Froben, 1549. 4to., 518pp.; VG; spine brown leather with red label and gilt lettering; later brown leather boards with double-ruled borders, recent professional rebacking with new spine; general wear to boards; bookplate on front pastedown, partially torn off; small two line ink inscription on title page, dated 1589; printer's device on title page; verso of final leaf; complete collation: AA⁴, a-z⁶, A-T⁶, V⁸, A-B⁸, BB-CC⁶ DD⁸ (DD⁸, V⁸ blank); NM consignment; shelved case 3.
Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1844. "Copyright Edition" VG- hardcover Sextodecimo half bound in black buckram and marbled papers, gilt text and ruling on spine, all edges flecked. Library rebinding. Some shelfwear; a bit rubbed along edges and at head and tail of spine. Scattered foxing. Interior clean, binding solid.