New York: The Century Co, 1889. First edition. Folio; 145 pp. Original pictorial boards; no dust jacket (as issued). With 19 illustrations by Edward W. Kemble in black and white. VG; some soiling and discoloration to boards, which are rubbed at the spine, particularly at spine top; interior age-toned but generally clean. Housed in a deluxe clamshell box. VW Consignment. Shelved in Case #2.
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London: George Routledge, 1848. First edition. Octavo in 3/4 red cloth and leather; G+ Condition hardcover; six-band embossed spine with gold letters; marbled end pages; slight fraying around edges and spine; moderate soiling; strong binding, some separation along front hinge and spine (see photos); occasional foxing and staining; text in tight print; pp. 302; illustrations by George Cruisbank; GP consignment. Please see four photos for representation of condition.
Wien: Carl Gerold's Sohn, 1872. Serial. Octavo; good+/none; brown cloth spine with gilt lettering and faux banding; ex libris, signature, Absolon; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; all edges, feathered; 328 pp.; engravings, tables, and folded plates; age-toning; spine, sunned; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN. [Shelved Netdesk office, Ephemera Box C].
London: John Templeman; C. Templeman, 1840-1856. Various Editions. 8vo., 10 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound with brown leather, marbled boards; paneled spines with gilt lettering and tooling; some uniform sun-fading to spines; mild rubbing to corners, heads and tails of spines, marbling; top edge of text blocks gilt; Table-talk: Original Essays on Men and Manners, fourth edition, 1841, 2 volumes; The Round Table: A Collection of Essays on Literature, Men, and Manners, third edition, 1841; Criticisms on Art, second series, 1856, 1844, 2 volumes; The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things, second edition, 1851; Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth, third edition, 1840; Characters of Shakespeare's Plays, fifth edition, 1854; Lectures on the English Comic Writers, third edition, 1841; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above cookbooks.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911. Limited Edition. Octavo, 179 pages. Hard cover with no dust jacket, presumably as issued. Limited Edition: Five hundred and seventy-five numbered copies printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge in September, 1911. This copy is # 570. Tight binding. Pages are uncut at the top. Light age toning to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Rough-cut text block on the side. Light shelf wear and rubbing to boards, but is still in a very good condition, and is wrapped in a mylar sleeve for added protection. YF CONSIGNMENT. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL AREA.
Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1927. 1st. 140pp. hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Japanese colophon, tipped-in. Illustrations present, an intact copy of this book. Green cloth covered boards clean, with minimal shelf wear. Text is unmarked, age toned. Some foxing at endpapers, foxing in text is very sparse. Top edge gilt. Dust jacket protected, minimal shelfwear apparent, with one or two smudges. DJ spine toned darker, with small soiled spot and a pen mark. Spine is brown with brown letters. Shelve Lit. Crit.
Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1927. First edition. Set of two thick octavos in purple hardcovers with gold gilt; condition: Good; moderate soiling and slight discoloration on spines; vol. 1 front cover partly detached, but strong binding; paper age-toned; minor inscriptions on vol. 2 ffep; occasional pencil underlining in vol. I; pp. 914; as is; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1897. Large octavo; pp 208; VG-; Spine sunned to dark beige with gilt lettering; Moss green cloth has slight bumping to fore corners, some fraying and wear to spine edges, sun fading to head edge approximately 1 inch; Text block shows cracking to hinges at binding, note adhered to first page is previous description of book, in text woodcuts; rough deckled edges, some uncut, slight pencil check marks and margin notes throughout and numbers to rear pastedown; small sticker to front pastedown;.
London: R. Taylor et Socii, 1810. Editio Nova. Quarto; good+/none; brown leather spine with gilt lettering and raised bands; boards with triple lined gilt bordering; all edges and endpapers, marbled; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; occasional foxing; printed in three columns; unpaginated; 824 pp.; Pars Prima et Appendix Vocabulorum; [Greek to Latin]; minor foxing; lacking top board;; spine, edges and corners, chipping and wear; else very good; ---TEXT IN GREEK AND LATIN.
Colombia: Plazse & Janes, 1985. Mixed Editions. **Indicative of both volumes**Octavo; VG/VG; dust jacket w/brod art protective sleeve; spine silver w/ black txt, red, yellow, blue insignia box, some creasing at joints, minor shelf wear; boards firm, clean; binding strong, Vol.1 has separation from head band, still strong; pages have very little wear, aging, library sticker on free front page, care taped to book w/inscription from prev owner (Vol.1), otherwise both in very good condition. Vol. 1: 542pp; Vol.2: 421 Spanish txt Volume 1 is 2nd Edition, Volume 2 is 3rd Edition. Oversized set. Additional S/H needed for expedited/international orders.
London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1898. Quarto; 509 pp.; full blue cloth; moderate rubbing and scuffing; some fraying to spine ends and corners; front and rear hinges slightly split; foxing to prelims and text block edges; owner ink stamp front pastedown; contents else very good; Spine: gilt titles on blue cloth.
London: Richard Royston and Richard Davis, 1684. V1&2: 2nd Edition corrected V3: 5th edition corrected; V4: no edition given [1st presumed]. 4 Volumes. Quartos, G+/no dj's, brown spines w/ gilt text & 5 raised bands. Ex-library with stamps, markings, and spine stickers. Covers worn through leather to board underneath with chipped/frayed edges; leather scuffed and chipped w/ numerous pieces missing from all vols. Text blocks age-toned w/ water-marking & wrinkling; minor foxing; some page corners creased. Bindings solid & texts unmarked. POS to front paste-down of all vols. V1&4 front board detached but present; back hinge/joint cracked, board still attached. V2 joints/hinges cracked, boards still attached; front paste-down starting to separate from board w/ chips closed tears to ffep; minor ink mark to front flyleaf; dark discoloration along top margin/text block head of 25-267 (text not affected); dark soil spots to "A view of the Apology for the Infallibility of the Church of Rome" pp579, 581-82, 584 (some text covered but still legible). V3 boards detached but present, ffep & frontispiece detached but present; small burn to text block fore-ege of 937-49 & unpaginated index (only slight bit of margin affected). V4 minor ink marking to ffep; bottom corners creased pp873-95.
London, Glasgow and Dublin: Blackie & Son, Limited, 1898. First Edition. 12mo; pp 352; Good condition hardcover; blue spine with gilt text; original's publisher's cloth has moderate wear to exterior; rubbed edges; gilt and blue illustrations to front and spine; text block shows slight cracking to front gutter; frontispiece; slightly cocked spine; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean;.
London; New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 12mo; pp 384; Good condition hardcover; dark green spine with gilt text; original's publisher's cloth has moderate wear to exterior; beveled edges; worn edges; gilt and black illustrations to front and spine; text block shows slight cracking to gutters; frontispiece; light foxing to few first pages; interior clean;.
Wein: Hermann Bohlas Nachf, 1962. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Dark Red spine with gold text; Boards have lightly sunned & rubbed exterior with slight edge wear, otherwise panels are strong & intact; Text block has slight shelf wear due to handling with otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 63. German language. Aisle 7.
Washington: Robert Armstrong & A.O.P. Nicholson, 1854. First Edition. 2 volumes; Octavo, Good condition; 3/4 bound, paneled black leather spines with gilt lettering, marbled boards; marbling different for each volume; wrapped in mylar; vol. 1 published by Armstrong, vol. 2 by Nicholson; marbled endpapers; volume one has moderate water-damage to boards, extending within, waving to pages; lacking maps; volume 2 does not have volume number on spine; mild-moderate foxing; shelved under front counter. LG Consignment.
New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, Inc., 1973. Eighth Printing. Octavo. VG hardcover with VG- Dustjacket. solid silver metallic dustjacket, spine and covers with uppercase khaki lettering. gently worn along DJ perimeter, with medium size tears and tiny folds and curled, torn edges. under clear protective cover. off white panel flaps are unmarked and edges intact. bright blue paper lines endpapers, front features SIGNATURE OF NOBEL PRIZE WINNER - MARSHALL NIRENBERG on front endpaper (see photo). light orange HB spine with bright metallic blue title lettering, impressed on front HB cloth panel. slight rubbing to spine at cloth ends. text interior is unmarked and solidly bound volume is overall gently read and kept in great condition, careful handling. 630 pp. Shelved upstairs, on rare/exp bookshelf in upstairs rear offices area.
Rennes: Guillaume Vatar, 1748. Translation. Small octavo; Good+ condition; brown leather spine with gilt lettering and raised bands; gilt filigree in panels; major shelf wear and bumping; edges and joints, chipping and wear;split start; edges, tinted red; text block, clean; some dog-ears; 848 pp., w/table des matieres, 31 pp.; boards, edges w/gilt filigree, worn; scarring; endpapers, toning starts; else good; TEXT IN FRENCH. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
London: J.M. for A. Seile, 1671. ESTC R10721. Folio; 511 pp.; full old leather binding with heavy wear and loss to spine ends and corners; owner bookplate over old shelf numbers; fore-edge shows some staining but not into text; contents very good; title in red and black; Spine: world old leather with plastic wrapping.
London: Longman, Green Longman, Roberts, and Green, 1863. First thus. Octavo; good/none; brown leatherette spine with gilt lettering; quarter-bound w/black boards; ex library, book plate and stamps; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 441 pp.; Appendix, all edges and corners, chipping and general toning and foxing to all preliminaries. binding shaken; back hinge, split starts; endpapers, toning; else good. ---TEXT IN LATIN AND OLDE ENGLISH.
New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2001. Limited Edition, #244/1000. Square quarto, 132 pages; VG in VG slipcase; bound in black cloth, gilt titling to spine; mild shelfwear; Signed by both Greg and Tim Hildebrandt on the limitation page, #244/1000; large fold-out poster bound in rear; shelved front table.
London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1878. Eleventh Edition. Two octavos; Half leather bound with marbled boards; Brown leather spine with 5 raised bands and gilded text; Boards strong, some edgewear, rubbing to corners, front board of 2nd vol detatched yet present (see photo), binding strong; Textblock age-toned, previous owner's name on top corner of half-title page, some spotting on fore edge of textblock exterior, otherwise clean. 501pp+496pp.
Philadelphia: Kohler Publishing Company, circa 1890. Quarto. VG/no DJ - hardcover. In German. Saddle stitched mounted in age-toned illustrated boards with a blank black cloth spine; boards show some rubbing and a few moisture exposure staining; some mild edgewear noted; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean.
Edinburgh: Printed for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, 1757. 4to., 296pp.; VG; bound in full contemporary calf, paneled spine with mild gilt lettering and tooling; some shelfwear to boards and spine, including small chipping to label, chipping to head of spine; bumping and peeling to corners, scratches to boards; lower fore corner of front board has the leather peeling off the board, and front pastedown has peeled off in the same spot; title page has a name signed as "John Dunlop 1809'; bookplate on front pastedown, second bookplate on ffep; previous booksellers description pasted on front pastedown; interior clean; shelved case 4.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1861. First. (possible second issue) Two octavos; VG- condition hardcovers; Brown cloth spines with faded cloth text. Boards have general shelfwear along surfaces, wear along edges and corners, binding strong, slight cocking to volume two's spine; Textblocks age-toned, occasional stains, previous owner's name (dated 1861) written in ink on both front end papers, one signature in volume two (p195-214) is loose yet present. 288pp and 312 + 16 pages of advertisements at rear. Please see photos for additional details RD Consignment item [Multi-volume order. Additional postage may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping might be unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] eb/nd.
Cantabrigiae [Cambridge]: Cambridge, 1711. small 4to., , xxviii, 310, , 460pp.; G+; bound in brown leather, spine paneled with gilt tooling, red label with gilt lettering; wear to hinges, some cracking primarily to front hinge; general wear to boards, corners, head and tail of spine; bumping to corners; water damage to upper fore corners of both boards, only impacts first three pages and rear twelve, does not impact text, staining to boards; bookplate to front pastedown; engraved title page dated 1708 and half-title, engraved printer's device on title-pages; text in latin; shelved case 3.
Philadelphia: Joseph Whetham, 1840. New edition, from the eighth London edition. Quarto in light brown leather; Good condition; boards show some soiling and shelf wear, with fraying along spines; good binding; marbled edges and end pages; general foxing throughout; very tight print; text clean; previous owner's stamp on ffep; contains several folded maps; Oversized book, please contact us for expedited/international shipping costs.
Col. Agrippinae [Cologne]: Sumpt. Andreae Frisii, 1675. 12mo., , 522pp., 60pp.; VG; spine vellum with five paneled compartments and faint lettering; front board has some ink splotches; faint ink writing on boards; gutter on rear pastedown slightly loose; ink writing on ffep, rear pastedown; illustrated title page; illustrated plates pages 4, 120, 2, possible others; shelved case 3.
[London]: House of Commons, 1803. Reprint. Folio; good+/none; brown leather spine with gilt lettering; ex library, bookplate, 1924, front pastedown; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; heavy foxing; 739 pp.; index, 91 pp.; edges, speckled; boards, marbled, blue; scarring; split starts, hinges and joints; spine, chipping; sunned; wear; edges and corners, wear; else very good; ---[previously mended, joints taped, brown].
[London]: House of Lords. Folio; good+/none; brown leather spine with gilt lettering; ex libris, heraldic bookplate, front pastedown; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; toning starts; 724 pp.; edges, speckled; boards, half-bound; marbled [green, black, red and yellow]; scars; split starts, hinges and joints; spine, tears, chipping; sunned; wear; edges and corners, wear; else very good.
East Aurora: The Society of the Philistines, 1909. Thick 16mo; G- condition hardcover; Volumes 30 & 31 in one bound book; Brown spine with black text on a beige block; Boards has slightly smudged & sunned exterior with small tear near tail spine edge, minor wear at edges and sturdy; Front pastedown is cracking slightly from spine at hinge; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with deckled fore edge and unmarked pages; pp 176.
East Aurora: The Society of the Philistines, 1910. Thick 16mo; G- condition hardcover; Brown spine with black text on beige block; Boards have slightly sunned spine & lightly smudged on exterior panels with moderate rubbing along edges and lightly bumped corners, otherwise sturdy; Front & rear end papers are cracking slightly from spine at title page & last page along hinges; Text block is has darkened due to age, otherwise pages are unmarked; pp 192.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948. First Edition. Octavo, 206 pages; VG/VG; Multicolored spine with black lettering; Jacket uncut, with some wear at the edges and light age toning; gray cloth boards and spine with gilt titles; Signed by Hubbard on ffep; minor edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; binding shaken; shelved case 2.
Wien: Anton von Haykul, 1825. Funfte vermehrte Auflage. 12mo; good/none; brown leather spine with no text; half bound w/brown paper boards; ex libris, name stamp, dedication page; shelf wear and bumping text block, clean; foxing starts; all-edges tinted yellow; 890 pp.; small dog-ears; fore-edge, discoloration; hinges and joints, split starts; spine and boards, major flaking; edges and corners, wear and chipping; else good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN SCRIPT.
Cambridge: Macmillan and Co., 1859. Octavo in quarter maroon leather and three quarters maroon cloth over boards, with leather corners and gilt text and design. Condition: Good. Front board present but detached. Boards and leather are in very good condition. Minimal shelfwear. Gilt text block all around. Five raised bands on spine. Red marbled endpapers. Navy ribbon sewn into head of binding. Some age-toning. Previous owner's name penciled neatly onto front free end paper. Interior otherwise clean and text is clear. Binding square and tight. If not for detached front board, a very nice copy. 244 pp. [Spine is maroon with gilt text. HAGAR CONSIGNMENT (locked case 4- SHELLEY)].
Paris: J. Hetzel et Cie, Editeurs, 1853. Large Octavo; Fair- hardcover; Dark brown spine with gold text; Boards are fragile with cracking midway along spine of top layer, heavily rubbed edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges, separated from textblock; Text block has darkened due to age with binding cracking away from spine along hinges and slight foxing on pages throughout. French language. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
paris: Imprimerie Bonaventure et ducessois. A large collection of Victor Hugo stories. Large Octavo; Fair- condition hardcover; Dark brown spine with gold text; Boards are worn with heavily rubbed edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges; Text block has darkened due to age with cracking of binding away from spine along hinges and slight foxing on pages throughout. French language. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Vindobonae: Congregationis Mechitaristicae, 1835. Dissertation. Octavo; good/wraps; brown spine with no text, perfect-bound; black text on front panel; ex library, stamps; ex libris, Absolon [author-surgeon, NIH]; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 109 pp.; 3 tables; fore-edge, deckle; foxing starts; small dog-ears; wraps, sunned; edges and spine, chipping and breaks; else very good; ---TEXT IN LATIN. [Shelved in Ephemera Binder - Case 9].
Lugduni [Lyon]: Jean Anard, 1622. Quarto; (4), 529, (2) pp. Contemporary vellum (soiled and age-discolored). Small hole on front pastedown, continuing to title page and first few leaves. Previous owner's signature and bookplate on front endpaper. Binding tight. Still very good. Text in Latin. Shelved in Case #3.
Ankara: Turk Tarih Kurumu Basimevi, 1975. Large quarto; VG/VG-; White spine with red text; Dustjacket has occasional minor edge wear, short closed tear in upper right, DJ covers have rubbing; Boards strong, very slightly bowed, binding strong; Textblock very lightly age toned, textblock fore edge a few small, faint spots near top, interior clean; 277 pages text, 131 pages of plates in rear, 408 pp. total.
London: Chatto and Windus, 1874. Reprint. *Indicative of all 3 volumes* Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine maroon leather w/gold txt, creasing at joints (Vol.3 front cover has separated from main book), wear at head, fraying, general wear at edges; boards firm and have a sml sticker w/prev owner name inside frnt cvr otherwise clean; binding slightly loose at hinges otherwise maintains strong function, even w/Vol.3; pages have some wear, aging has produces foxing, some staining, darkening in some areas, as well as discoloration of txt block. Otherwise, condition is very good as is. Vol.1: 308 pp + 42 prints; Vol.2: 334pp + 42 prints; Vol.3: 324pp + 67 prints. *Overweight: may require additional postage for expedited/international orders* Aisle 7.
London: Country Life, Batsford, 1911. First edition. Two volumes, folio. Both volumes fair+ with no dust jacket. Faded, stained red spine with gold lettering. Each volume INSCRIBED but not signed by the author on the front free end paper. Some rubbing and scuffing to covers. Front end paper loose at hinges of both volumes. Offsetting to free end paper. Several plates loose. Pages generally clean. Includes over 1,500 illustrations and over 70 photogravure plates. Volume 1 to 466pp, volume 2 continues to 1085pp.
New York, NY: MacMillan & Co., 1887. First Edition presumed. First Edition presumed. Octavo;G+/no-DJ; Off-white spine, dark brown label, gold text; Boards strong, major shelf/edge wear, rubbing, chipping, fraying, and surface scratches, spotting, spine slightly cocked; Text block is uncut, significantly age toned, shows some spotting along outer edges, some sections show loose page binding, all text and illustration is clear and legible; pp 397.