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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 4.
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. Stated first edition [SIGNED]. Octavo; Very Good condition, no dust jacket; gray cloth boards and spine with gilt titles; SIGNED BY AUTHOR, L. RON HUBBARD on free front end paper; minor edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; 206 pp. binding shaken; else very good; --- [DC Store: 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. Shelved in LOCKED CASE #10: Health & Medicine.
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.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1908. Octavo; vg/none; tan cloth spine with gilt lettering; front board, gilt engraving with maroon text; ex libris, signature, ffep; minor shelf wear and bumping, hinges cracked and exposed at front and rear, scuffing and chipping to covers; text block, clean with light foxing; head-edge, gilt; 318 pp.; illus., frontispiece and 73 plates; one tipped folding map; text edges.
Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden): Elzevier, 1629. 32mo in contemporary vellum boards. Light wear and staining to boards, binding in excellent condition excepting rear end paper, which is coming loose, front and rear free end papers worn at edges, pages lightly age-toned, some scattered foxing, previous owner's name in ink on front free end paper and below frontispiece, else text free from marking. 507 pp. + 12 pg. index. [Shelved Case 3 with vellum books].
London: J Walthoe, M Wotton, J Nicholson, et. al. 1717. Second. Second printing? 16mo, 448 pp in full contemporary calf with blindstamped decorations, five bands on replaced spine with gilt highlights, gilt no.2 embossed on spine. Edgewear, chipping to leather, foxing to endpapers, yellowing to text pages, binding tight except for a detached signature at pp 349-354.
Dublin: Printed for Thomas Ewing, 1775. Fourth Edition, revised by the author. thick 4tos., 3 volumes; VG-; bound in tan polished calf, spines paneled with a red and a black label, gilt lettering; moderate bumping and shelfwear to all volumes, including: scratching to boards and spine, some wear on labels, spine edges cracked with some peeling, some fraying, chipping to heads and tails of spine, bending and fraying to corners; front boards have all been blind-stamped in small letters with previous owners name; bookplate on front pastedown of all volumes; small waterstain in volume one on lower fore corner through the fourth leaf of the preface; red label on volume two missing; mild foxing and waving to pages; ffeps of volumes two and three loose; heavy, please contact for shipping; GP consignment; shelved case 9.
London: W. Strahan; T. Cadell, 1775. First Edition, Second Issue. 8vo, 384pp.; VG; spine tan with six panels; bound in original printers boards; this edition has the six line errata and lack of cancels denoting a second issue; there is a message in pen on page opposing title page dated 1877; three pen marks on title page; text clean with no age marks; spine scratched and worn; corners of boards peeling; GP consignment; shelved case 3.
London: J. Buckland, J Rivington et al, 1787. First Collected Edition. 8vo, 11 volumes; VG-; spine and boards full diced calf, spine brown with seven gilt bands with gilt lettering; gilt tooling on board edges, some wear; text clean; some volumes carefully repaired on spines; frontispiece portrait engraved by John Hall; bookplate on front pastedown of each volume, also an inch square sticker in upper left corner; minor staining to text block of volume 3; GP consign; heavy, please contact for shipping; shelved above Shakespeare.
NY: Long Island Historical Society, 1878. First edition. Octavo in dark brown hardcovers with gold letters on spine; condition: Good; some soiling and shelf wear on boards with tearing on spine top; dusty edges; open gutter; previous owner's inscription on ffep; text clean; one centerfold engraving detached; large, folded maps with slight tearing on the back; pp. 209; SHELVED ROCKVILLE AISLE 7. Please see photos for details.
Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and co., 1814. First Edition. DESCRIPTION: Jonathan Swift (1667–1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. Swift is remembered for works such as Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal, A Journal to Stella, Drapier's Letters, The Battle of the Books, An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity and A Tale of a Tub. Regarded as the foremost prose satirist in the English language, he is also known for his poetry. A master of two styles of satire, the Horatian and Juvenalian, his deadpan, ironic writing style has led to such satire being subsequently termed "Swiftian". Complete in 19 volumes. CONDITION NOTES:8vos., 19 volumes; VG; paneled brown spine with gilt tooling, two maroon labels with gilt lettering; bound in polished green leather, gilt paneling on boards, gillt tooling on board edges; bumping and wear to corners, head and tail of spine; mild scratching to leather; mild rubbing so some panels of spines; foxing throughout all volumes; ex libris bookplate inside front board in all volumes, bled onto ffep; frontispiece of Swift in volume one, bled onto title page; heavy, please contact for shipping; shelved above law.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc, 1942. First American edition, first printing. 8vo, 290pp.; VG/VG-; spine red with a yellow pictorial device and yellow and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price unclipped, some chipping to head and tail of spine, some chipping at corners, small tear on rear board; pages slightly yellowed, no writing; SIGNED by translator on second front end page; SHELVED ROCKVILLE, BEHIND FRONT DESK.
Glasgow: Khull, Blackie, and Co., 1818. 8vo, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary reversed calf, spines have two red morocco labels per volume, spines tooled with blind Greek-key design and covers with leaf-design boarders; binders ticket "Bound by B. Scott, Carlisle" on upper front pastedown on Volume 1; Frontispiece, 2 folding maps intact; some shelfwear; protected in plastic jackets; Volume 1: 469pp., 427pp., Volume 2: 440pp., 460pp.; some foxing to pages; GP consign; shelved case 7.
Cordoba: Del Monte De Piedad Y Caja De Ahorros De Cordoba, 1988. Octavo; VG/Hardcover; Green spine with gilt text; Light to moderate shelf wear to volumes, boards are strong and clean, gilt text and design on panels; Binding solid; Text block clean, in Latin language; Volume I - Del amanecer prehistorico al ocaso visigodo - 575 pp Volume II - Islam y Cristianismo - 356 pp Volume III - La Epoca Moderna (1517 - 1808) - 352 pp Volume IV - La Etapa Contemporanea (1808 - 1936) - 569 pp.
Paris: Librairie De Brissot-Thivars, 1819. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG-; bound in wraps, of a faded rose color, handwritten black lettering on spine; pastedowns of both volumes are pages from other books, tape partially used to attach; some wear to pages, including some fraying to pages; half-title and title pages present in both volumes; some pages uncut; interiors clean of writing; shelved case 7.
Paris: Furne et Cie, 1839. Two quarto volumes; viii, 576; 584 pp. With frontispieces, engraved plates, and folding maps. Original boards, rebacked, with new spines and spine labels. Boards rubbed at edges and corners; scattered foxing and offsetting from plates; old tidelines from waterstains in Volume 1; occasional tape-repairs to plates and maps; bindings tight. Good solid copy. Text in French. AH Consignment. Shelved in Case 9.
London: J.M. Dent and Sons, 1928. Tenth Edition. 8vo., xx, 387pp.; VG; 3/4 bound in dark blue leather, paneled spine, two brown labels with gilt lettering, gilt tooling; marbled boards and endpapers; top panel of spine peeling; bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; top edge of text block gilt; 5 plates, including frontispiece; shelved under front counter.
München [Munich]: Georg D. W. Callwey, 1980. Reprint. Octavo; 374 pages, [2 pages], 25 unpaginated plates to back of volume; VG-/VG-; red DJ, black lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, moderate wear with slight fraying to corners, DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards, red lettering to spine: mild bumping to tail and corners; boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; minimal wear/mild age-toning to text-block; minor scattered imperfections to interior, text clear and legible; facsimile reprint of the presumed First Edition; text in German; Shelved upstairs, on rare/exp bookshelf in upstairs rear offices area.
Pittsburgh, PA: Friedlander Publishing Group, 1990. Special "gold edition" signed and limited to 500 copies. Folio. VG in VG slipcase. Gold spine with gold lettering and gold design to the covers. With an original SIGNED drawing at the front free endpaper, SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the artist on the verso of the half-title facing the title page. With an introduction by Frank Frazetta. Very minor shelf-wear to the gold design on the front cover. Covers clean, binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. shelved case 11.
Cambridge, Mass: Privately Printed. University Press, 1945. First Edition, Second Issue. 8vo., 75 pages.; VG/glassine; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, black label with gilt lettering on front cover; wrapped in original glassine, with only flaws being a set of small scratches to middle of front cover, small tear along lower edge of front flap fold, slight wear to top edge; second issue, with the winged device on the title page printed in black and white, one of 250 copies; INSCRIBED by Ethel Kennedy to her Grandson, Michael LeMoyne Kennedy, Jr. Ethel Kennedy was the wife of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, founder of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014.; VK consignment; shelved case 5.
Edinburgh and London, Dublin: William Blackwood; J. Murray; and J. Cuming, 1811. First. Octavo; vg+/none; black leather spine, 5 raised bands, and gilt lettering; with recently quarter-bound; black cloth boards; ex libris, ancient signature, title-page; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; maps and charts, folded; fore-edge deckle; light foxing; --v1, Part I, "Ninth to Fifteenth Century," 512 pp.; --v1, Part II, "Fifteenth and Sixteen Centuries," 524 pp.; --v3, Part III, "New World, Columbus, Cortes," 503 pp.; else very good. Dupont Store, Case #9.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. First Edition. Octavo; good/none; dark brown cloth spine with blind text; color illustration on front cover; ex libris, inscribed to po, shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; endpapers, 413 pp.; illus., frontispiece and 13 color plates; general age-toning; binding shaken; front hinge, split start; spine, edges and corners, chipping, wear and tear; else good.
Berlin: Gebruder Borntraeger, 1929. Serial. Quarto; good-/wraps; brown tape spine with no text; front panel black text; ex libris, Absolon, signature; extensive shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; 18 pp., text; 12 photo plates, one-sided; age-toning; wraps, staining; sunned; shipping; spine previously mended, tape; else good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN. Shelve in German language section.
Berlin: Verlag Walter de Gruyter & Co., 1984. Large Octavo; VG- condition hardcover Green spine with white text; Boards have minor rubbing on exterior and 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 151. German language. Aisle 7. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, 1893. Reprint. 12mo; good/wraps; brown textured leatherette spine with no text; white label on spine, #84; ex library, Third Reich stamps; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 266 pp.; rebound; all edges, tinted red; mild toning; else good; --TEXT IN GERMAN. [Shelved in German Language Section].
Brooklyn: Assembling Press, 1979. Octavo; VG-/Wraps; Cream spine with black text; Heavy shelfwear to covers, light stains along spine of cover, age and wear to surfaces; Binding solid, previous owner's signature on title page, ivory toned pages; Age toning to text block exterior, text block clean, grey-scale illustrations.