London, Paris, New York: Cassel, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1880. VG. Wide 8vo in dark green cloth boards, title on spine in gilt. No DJ, presumably as issued. Edges lightly rubbed, corners lightly bumped, very light general wear and agetoning to boards. Ex-libris, with prev. owner's name on small plate on ffep. Edges of textblock agetoned and foxed, light foxing to pages at front and rear, most pages clean. 778 pp. Shelved Locked- MASTER SHAKE (Brit/Ireland)--- Consignment.
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London: The Limited Editions Club, 1937. Limited Edition. Quarto, 213 pages. Hard cover off-white cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration, and no dust jacket. This limited edition is illustrated with twelve watercolor paintings by Laurencin and signed by her on the Limitation Page on the back. 1500 copies have been printed at the Curwen Press for members of the Limited Editions Club; this is number 812. Book is in very good condition: There is a bookplate by form owner on the inside of front board, good, solid binding, pages are age toned, but the text is clean and unmarked. Light shelf wear, fading, and staining to boards. Shelve in Case # 2.
Paris: Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner, 1934. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Black spine with grey spine label and black text; Rebound in hardcover w/original paperback front cover glued to front board, this pb cover is lightly age toned, esp. at edges, and a few letters are slightly faded. Boards are strong, back board has faint, tiny spot near top, binding is strong; Textblock lightly age toned; 115 pp. text, 36 pp. plates.
Cassellis Cattorum: Sumptibus Theodoris Fischer, 1882. Quarto; vii, 299 pp. + 16 pp. of illustrations. Original leather spine and cloth boards. VG. Some rubbing at front hinge; some wear to extremities. Interior clean and tight. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Text in Latin. All plates present in rear of volume. A rare work on Japanese marine shells. Shelved in Case #10.
Paris: Jouvet & Cie., Editeurs, 1843. Good condition, Quarto quarter bound in brown leather and brown cloth over boards with gilt text/designs and four raised bands on spine, edges of text block gilt. Some shelfwear; bumped and chipped down to boards at corners, bumped and worn at head and tail of spine. Raised bands on spine rubbed and scuffed, a few surface scratches, hinges rubbed and boards a bit faded along edges. Interior clean and bright, binding solid. [--TEXT IN FRENCH--] Shelved Master Shake case.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1890. Second edition. 16mo; G/no-DJ; Black spines with gold text; 7 half-leather bound volumes; Boards have moderate wear along exteriors, most notably at edges and along spines due to age and handling; Text blocks have age toned exteriors with general but moderate wear along edges due to age and handling, otherwise tightly bound, some pencil on end papers and in borders toward front of vol. 5; pp 3413. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s). Aisle 7.
Berlin: Walter de Gruyter U. Co., 1929. Offprint. FOR UNIFIED FIELD THEORY SPECIALLY PRINTED FROM THE MEETING REPORTS OF THE PRUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES PHYS.-MATH. CLASS 1929. I Quarto; 8 pp. in orange wrappers, saddle-stitched, black titles; VG+; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; First edition of the author's rare offprint, representing a new and critical development in the unified field theory; a problem which preoccupied Einstein for the last three decades of his life. Einstein's general theory of relativity necessitated a pluralistic explanation of the universe, which he had not yet fully resolved. Although he judges his solution as premature in this paper, it stands as his single most important statement on the subject. -TEXT IN GERMAN. Consignment. Shelved in Case #0.
New York: Fahim Kouchakji, 1933. First. Quarto; G/no-DJ; Tan spine without text; Boards are lightly sunned with some slight rubbing on exterior with light scratches at edges and some spotting near rear fore edge, overall intact with sturdy panels; Text block has age toned slightly due to age and has light foxing on first & last few pages, otherwise pages are unmarked and binding is tight; pp 22. Aisle 7.
Alger, 1898. Large Octavo; G+/no-DJ; maroon spine, gild text; rebound; boards strong, clean; text block aged toned, foxing, damp staining on rear pages, occasional pen and pencil marks, does not contain all of original pages, insert of missing pages added, please see all eight attached photos for details; 664pp.
London: Andrew Crooke, 1661. 1810 printing. Folio; tome; vg/none; dark brown leather spine with gilt lettering; four raised bands with gilt filigree; boards, full green leather with gilt filigree bordering; ex libris, inscribed by po, 1876, dedication page; front boards, tooled name of po, gilt on brown with filigree box; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light toning; illus., heraldry; endpapers, marbled; spine, sunned; joints, chipping; boards, chipping; wear; sunned; else very good.
Edinburgh: Printed for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, 1772. 4to., 243pp.; VG-; spine paneled brown calf with maroon label and gilt lettering; marbled boards; boards have some rubbing to covers, bumping and peeling to corners; bookplate on ffep; name written on ffep; mild scattered foxing and age-toning; interior clean; some slight wear to hinges, front board slightly loose; shelved case 4.
Wien: Verlag der Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1991. Text in German; Quarto; VG- paperback; White spine with black text; Covers have minor edge wear and light age toning, back cover a tiny scuff, inside of back cover has envelope affixed containing maps and diagrams, book's binding is strong; Textblock interior clean; 313 pp. text, 84 pp. illustrations and plates.
London: Heinemann, 1919. Limited de Luxe Edition, #392/850. Quarto, 109 pages; VG-; bound in green boards with brown leather spine; Limited edition of 850 copies, 525 on English hand made paper, 325 on Japanese vellum. This copy is No. 392. Some wear along the boards; scuffing, particularly to the rear board; corners are bumped and beginning to fray; Text block typically age-toned, especially along the deckle-cut edges; Some illustrations have light spotting and ink remnants from illustrations on the opposite page; Signed by Arthur Rackham on the limitations page; LM consignment; shelved case 14.
New York: ballantine Books, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 152pp.; VG/VG; spine teal with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.75'; gray cloth boards with dark green lettering on spine; minimal amounts of wear to corners, head and tail of spine; INSCRIBED on half-title page by Farmer; Farmer's first full length published novel; LP consignment; shelved case 3.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1958. 12mo; G/no-DJ; Blue spines with gold text; 3 volume set; Boards have sunned spines with slightly frayed spine edges, exteriors are moderately rubbed due to age and handling, otherwise sturdy; Text blocks are slightly age toned with light foxing on exterior edges and on first & last few pages, previous owner's name & writing on ffep, pages are unmarked; pp 912.
New York: Random House, 1959. Limited Edition, #180/500. 8vo., 436 pages; VG; bound in black cloth, gilt lettering on spine and front cover; wrapped in mylar covering; beveled edges; blue marbled endpapers; top edge of text block stained teal; "This first edition of The Mansion is limited to five hundred copies, signed by the author", this is number 180; volume three of the Snopes trilogy; in excellent condition; shelved case 2.
London: Constable & Company, Ltd, 1911. Quarto, 343pp. Hardcover without jacket. Head edge gilt. Bumping and shelf-wear. Light rubbing and soiling to clothbound boards. Previous owner's book-plate to front paste down end-page. Age-toning to front free end page. Foxing to text block, not affecting text. Two folded maps bound into rear in VG condition. Hinge starting. Binding shaken but sturdy. Good copy only. SHELVED ROCKVILLE, BEHIND FRONT DESK. Spine is green cloth with gilt text.
Troppau: Heinz & Comp. 1930. Commemorative edition [1630-1930]. 12mo; good/wraps; dark blown spine with no text; front panel, gilt lettering; ex library, stamps; ex libris, signature; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; age-toning; 169 pp.; illus., Johann Gregor Mendel; Hans Kudlich; Faustin Ens; frontispiece and views; occasional pencil notes; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN. Shelve in German History.
Portland, Maine: Thomas R. Mosher, 1898. first limited edition. VG+. 12mo in vellum wraps, title on spine in brown. No DJ as issued. Of a limited edition of 925 copies. Light agetoning to wraps, light shelfwear as well. Textblock deckled on all sides, agetoned and lightly foxed, pages lightly agetoned, but with no noticeable foxing. Unpaginated, about 50 pp. Shelved Locked Case 0 with Poetry.
Oxford: Basil Blackwell. Publisher to the Shakespeare Head Press, 1926. Octavos, 10 volumes;; VG+; paneled maroon leather spine, gilt lettering, 3/4 bound, cloth boards; cloth with slight marks or spotting, corners and edges minor rubbing; minor shelfwear; text block uncut; text clear; please contact for shipping costs; shelved above hardcover fiction.
Berlin and Wien: Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1923. Wide Octavo; good+ hardcover; brown cloth spine with gilt lettering; half-bound w/black marbled boards; ex libris, signature, Absolon [author-surgeon, NIH]; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 196 pp.; illus.tables and medical figures; binding shaken; spine, edges and corners, chipping and wear; back joint, split starts; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN.
London, J. M. Dent & Sons, Limited; New York, E. P. Dutton & Co, 1909. First edition. Three octavo volumes. Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in contemporary red morocco, spines richly gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated throughout with chromolithographic plates, photographs, and illustrations in the text. Overall very good indeed, some rubbing to spines and hinges. Shelved in Case #3.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. NEWSLETTER TEXT: Edited by Edwin Fisher, Mort Gerberg and Ron Wolin for The Cartoonists Guild THE ART IN CARTOONING Seventy-five Years of American Magazine Cartoons [SIGNED and illustrated by eight cartoonists] New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. Reprints more than two hundred pages of cartoons by more than 150 cartoonists. Inscribed with original drawings, doodles and cartoons by Mort Gerberg, Sam Gross, Marvin Tannenberg, Dana Fradon, Bill Woodman, Jack Ziegler, Gahan Wilson, and George Booth. CONDITION NOTES: 4to., 224pp.; VG/VG; spine tan with teal and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor bumping and shelfwear; price-clipped; the front pastedown, both sides of the ffep, and the half-title pages have inscriptions and drawings/doodles by the following cartoonists: Mort Gerberg, Sam Gross, Marvin Tannenberg, Dana Fradon, Bill Woodman, Jack Ziegler, Gahan Wilson, George Booth; shelved case 1.
London: Hutchinson & Co., 1902. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Green fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to edges, crease lines on joints, bumping to corners, spine is shaken, however, binding is still strong; Textblock has age toned end papers and paste downs, small closed tear on top edge of title page, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 503.
Washington: Chronicle Publishing Company, 1874. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Dark red spine with gilt text; Cloth has some rubbing toward spine edges and along gutters, as well as fore edges, and exterior panels have wear such as scratches on front & rear, but they are sturdy and intact; Text block has darkened slightly on edges due to age with other minor discolorations, interior pages are unmarked with good binding; previous owner's name on end papers and slight moisture staining, also; pp 498. Shelved in Aisle 7.
New York: The New Yorker, n.d. . First Edition. thin 8vo., unpaginated; VG; spine white with no lettering; some bumping and shelfwear to corners; spine has moderate cracking at edges, head of spine has a piece of scotch tape on it; original patterned boards, white label on front board; boards slightly bowed; previous owners name on ffep, else interior clean; scarce; shelved case 1.
London: Longsman, Green, and Co., 1887. New edition, revised and re-written. Octavo in good condition only; green cloth spine with gilt lettering; front board, emblazoned with gilt crown and archery medallion; signed by previous owner on front free endpaper in pencil, dated 1889; mild/moderate shelf and edge wear; text block clean; 296 pp., illustrated by 46 B&W drawings and designs; tables with tournament statistics; light age-toning; binding shaken and beginning to loosen; hing splitting at gutter. Consignment. under front counter.
London: Spring Books, 1955. First edition. Large Quarto; pp 323; VG- hardcover; Dark green and ivory patterned spine with gilt lettering to spine; Original publisher's cloth in Asian pattern design has slight wear, slight sunning to exterior; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, slight writing to ffep, slight cracking to binding toward tail edges between first few pages, interior unmarked; Arts - Non-Western; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815. Octavo; VG- condition hardcovers; dark red spine with gilt text; marbled boards; 6 volumes; slightly sunned spines; cloths show lightly bumped corners; text blocks have top edges gilt; deckled edges otherwise; slight toning to exterior edges; light foxing to first and last few pages; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders; Shelved in aisle 7.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1975. First U.S. Edition. Octavo. Tan boards with blind stamped title and blue cloth spine with gilt letters. With photo illustrated white dust jacket. (VG/VG) Book is in very good condition. Binding strong and text clean with very minor, uniform age toning throughout. Text block has minor foxing; minor shelf wear to binding, light bumping to head and tail of spine. Signed by Truffaut on half-title page. Dust jacket in very good condition with minor shelf wear; age and sun toned with minor scuffs to front and spine; bears original pricing of $12.50; dj now protected by mylar sleeve. [D.C. Store: Case #10 ] Signed by Truffaut. 350 pages.
Bruxelles: Librairie Nationale D'Art & D'Histoire, 1911. First Edition. Octavo; Half leather binding; VG/ Hardcover; Burgundy spine with gold text; Moderate shelf wear to covers,slight creasing along head, rubbing on spine, slight marks along leather on front and rear cover; Boards strong and clean, binding solid, deckled pages; Text block clean and in French language; 119 pp; [German & Scandinavian Art].
Edinburgh: John Gow (printed and sold for the author), 1816. First edition. Thin folio. Good- condition. Quarter bound red leather at the spine with gold lettering. SIGNED by Fraser on page 11 of the text. Backstrip of the spine chipping at the text label and at the headband and hinges. Cloth of the boards exhibits some shelf-wear and mottling. Corners rubbed. Owner markings to front free endpaper. Foxing to front and rear free endpaper. Title page age-toned and offset to previous and following page. Foxing to text block edges. Binding intact. Age-toning and sporadic foxing to the text of the pages. Full title continues, "with an admired plain harmony for the piano forte, harp, organ, or violoncello, intended rather to preserve simplicity, than load with embellishment." 118pp.
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1907. Octavo; vg/none; red cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex libris, signature; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block,clean; 519 pp.; book catalog, 32 pp.; illus., frontispiece and 122 plates, 3 sketches, table, folded pocket map, and chart; binding shaken; split starts, hinges; front board, rubbed; spot staining; else good+. Shelve in Case # 6.
Wien: C. Ueberreuter [M. Salzer], 1868. Folio; good-/none; dark gray marbled paper boards and spine with no text; ex libris, signature [Absolon, 1902]; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light general toning; 17 pp.; text, 4 tables, two with coloration [Der Dronte, Poule Rouge]; remaining plates, multiple images in outline; head-edge, water staining; random spots; ffep and early pp., tail-edge, small insect damage; all edges and corners, chipping, wear and tear; spine, multiple losses and breaks; remnant cover with no text; joints, shadow of quarter-binding; else good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN. shelved upstairs, on shelf next to copier.
Lee and Shepard, 1889. Second Edition. Octavo, 373 pages, VG- condition hardcover; brown cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine: spine cocked, starting hinge between pages 152-153, boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; mild shelfwear/slight fraying to head, tail, and corners; age-toning/wear to text-block, small stain to bottom edge; light age-toning/minor imperfections to interior, text somewhat faded yet legible; frontispiece protected by tissue guard; boards protected by plastic covering; Frazar's American Victorian rendition of Robinson Crusoe and an example of the Robinsonade novel;.
New York: Charles Scribner's and Sons, 1935. First Edition. Octavo: G+ condition hardcovers. "A" present on the copyright page of each volume: Red spines with gold text: Four volume set biography of Robert E. Lee: Boards on all volumes have general shelfwear, some light rubbing at corners and head and tail of spines, rubbing of gold text on spine, small gold sticker on inside back paste downs stating "Honaker's Huntington, W.Va.": All textblock's are deckled along for edge, age toned with some foxing, dark smudges at joint of fore and tail edges, pages have foxing, some more so than others but with no impact to readability: Colophon and capital "A" on copyright page, First Editions: Vol I- some soiling down spine, 1 inch tear along front joint. light bumping at corners, 647 pp; Vol II- light soiling on boards, 621 pp; Vol III- rubbing along front joint, 559 pp; Vol IV- Scuffing down front joint, 594 pp. [ Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
Leipzig, Germany: Franz Deuticke, 1922. Seventh Edition. 8vo., vi, 478pp.; VG-; spine blue with gilt lettering; publishers cloth binding, creasing to head of spine, a chip missing from rear hinge; boards slightly loose; George B. Wilbur's copy, signed and dated (8/12/30) on the title page, Wilbur's ink annotations on a few pages. A typed leaf is tipped in opposite page 112 concerning Rank's views on the sexual content of dreams. On the verso of this leaf, in Wilbur's handwriting, are the words "quoted to me by Rank", making this copy an important association to two important analysts.; JL consignment; shelved case 10.
Leipzig: Hugo Heller & Co.; Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag, 1912-1934. Various, Some First Collected Editions, Some Rebound Periodicals. large Octavos, 14 volumes; VG; various bindings, volumes 1 and 2 3/4 bound, with burgundy leather spine, marbled boards, paneled spines with gilt lettering; volume 5 1/2 bound with brown cloth spine, green paper boards; volumes 4, 6-14, and 20 bound in full burgundy cloth, gilt lettering on spine; ex-library, with the markings of the Baltimore Psychoanalytic Society, including stamps on all three edges of all text blocks, bookplates on front pastedown, library pocket on rear pastedowns; all volumes have mild rubbing and shelfwear; Volume 1: 1912, contains I.1-I.5, , spine peeling and largely loose, repair to gutter of endpapers; Volume 2: 1913, contains II.1-II.6, plate for II.1 present, repair to gutter of endpapers; Volume 4: 1915/16, contains IV.1-IV.6; Volume 5: 1917-1919, contains V.1-V.5/6, front board detached, rear board and spine nearly detached; Volume 6: 1920, contains VI.1-VI.4; Volume 7: 1921, contains VII.1-VII.4, VII.1-3 on slightly green paper; Volume 8: 1922, contains VIII.1-VIII.4; Volume 9: 1923, contains parts 1-4; Volume 10: 1924, contains parts 1-4; Volume 11: 1925, contains parts 1-3, lacking part 4, contains the original periodicals, includes front three yellow covers, cover for part 1/2 has some repair to the edges; Volume 12: 1926, contains parts 1-4; Volume 13, 1927, contains parts 1-4; Volume 14: 1928, contains part 1, contains the original periodical, the front two pages have repair to the edges; Volume 20, 1934, contains part 4, contains the original periodical, with bright yellow front cover; Shelved room 11.
Leipzig: Klinkhardt & Biermann, 1920. Serial. Quarto; fair+/wraps; tan tape spine with light brown wraps and black text; shelf wear and bumping; tears and toning; ex libris, stamps; pp. 417-440; 2 plates XI, XII; wraps, tears and breaks; light soiling; spine, previously mended, tape; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN. Shelve in German language section.
Oakland, CA: World Airways Inc., 1976. First Edition. Folio: VG/no-DJ hardback: Maroon spine with gold text: Boards are strong with mild dust staining, shelfwear is light and mainly concentrated at head and tail of spine and corners, slight chip on back board upper corner, binding is tight, small sticker from book binder on back pastedown: Textblock exterior is clean, free pages have mild age toning, otherwise pages are free of markings, folds or tears: Half title page has text stating "This book is presented to... with compliments of Edward J. Daly", space for name is blank, book was published for Daly who was president and chairman during time of publication: First Edition: 336 pp: SHELVED IN AISLE 10. [Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1891. Second Edition. Two volume set; Second Edition; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark red fabric spines with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, bumping to corners, small darken square on spines from previous label, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has Ex-Libris book plate with no name on Vol. 2 paste down, Vol. 1 paste downs has darkening from the glue holding to the boards, cracking on inner hinges, Vol. 2 has cracking on gutter between p288 and 289, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; Vol. 1 pp 268, Vol. 2 pp 306; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Leipzig: Verlag Von Duncker & Humblot, 1878. First Edition. Octavo; xv, 466 pp. Hardcover in publisher's original half-leather over marbled boards, with a lovely geometric design on fore-edge. Very Good. Boards heavily rubbed at spine and corners. Previous owner's long gift inscription on front endpaper. Text in German. Scarce. RL Consignment. Shelved in Case #4.
New York: Random House, 1930. Limited First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; beige/brown spine, gold text; cover has age toning along head edges, small stain at spine tail; textblock has staining on free endpapers and pastedowns, otherwise clean; pp 349.; Shelved case 0. This limited first edition of Frost's Collected Poems is number 80 of 1000 copies. The book is inscribed by Frost on the half title page to Anne and Robert von Moschzisker. It comes with two newspaper clippings detailing a literary award of $1000 Frost received in the home of Mr. and Mrs. von Moschzisker. The book also includes a sheet of paper with the hand-written address of Mrs. von Moschzisker and a three-page ALS dated December 22 from South Shaftsbury, Vermont, written to Anne from Elinor Frost. The letter is in an envelope affixed to the back pastedown of the book. In the letter, Elinor wishes Anne and Robert Christmas greetings and updates them on her Christmas plans. It also mentions the Literary award Frost received. This a truly special limited first edition collection of Frost's poems, which includes documents that provide insight into his personal life.
London: George Virtue, 1855. First Edition. 4to.; VG; spine paneled green leather with gilt lettering and tooling; bound in green leather with embossed diamond on front and rear boards, gilt tooling; some wear to boards on all edges, some light fraying at the corners; some foxing throughout; all edges gilt; Shelved above front case.