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Paris: Societe Bibliophile, circa 1849. First Edition Thus. Octavo; modern full green buckram cloth with black cloth spine title gilt; collation: "Courtes Chroniques Pour Les Costumes Francais" Cost. Fr. Tom. IV. pp 1-320: [ending with the table of materials contained in the fourth volume]; "Histoire De France." T. II. pp 82, pp 646-692; following the text are 159 plates numbered consecutively 1-159, covering the XVII through XIX centuries and the reigns of Louis XVI through Louis Philippe. Text contents show moderate foxing; plates are generally very good; some with minor foxing; a few trimmed at top edge; a few with well-rendered hand color. A volume made to condense a portion of a greater set. Previous owner's annotation reads "Not in Colas or Hiler." [Spine; black title label gilt on green buckram cloth].
Poet Craig Raine handwritten Note Signed, Jan 12, 1995 Raine responds cordially to a book signing request by renowned 1st edition collector Rolland Comstock. Written on a British postage-paid self-mailer letter, two horizontal folds, paper bright and clean, torn as neatly as possible along edges when opened, lightly wrinkled. Please see photos for details. Condition: Very Good Kept in binder on bookshelf in Netdesk office.
Roma: De Luca Editore, 1984. Small Quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback w/faux flaps; Gray spine with light gray text; Covers have rubbing along corners/edges and slightly on exteriors with smudging & creases along spine from handling, lightly sunned & slight discoloration at upper front cover, possibly from moisture; Text block seems to have slight age toning overall, however pp are unmarked; ffrep has blue ink owner's stamp; pp 303.
New York: The Christian Herald, 1905. Octavo (oblong); G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, orange with gold print; Boards in orange, illustrated cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight spotting on rear, mild shelfwear; Text block has cracked front hinge, slight spotting to endpapers, spine break at page 180; “Two Hundred and Twelve Full-Page Photo-Engravings, Two Twelve-inch Panoramic Views of Jerusalem, Four Colored Plates of Palestine Wild Flowers, and Fifty-eight other Photographs of Persons and Places Connected with the World’s Fourth Sunday-School Convention, Jerusalem, April, 1904”— Title page; 386 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
Taipei: Mei Ya Publications, Inc., 1971. Large Octavo; Blue spine with gold text; Dust jacket has fraying edges with some tears along edges with more at head edge, slightly rubbed exterior; Boards have a few slightly raised areas on exterior which may be due to moisture, otherwise panels are clean and sturdy; Text block has slightly age toned exterior edges with unmarked pages and tight binding.
Cuba, NY: Cuba Centennial Committee, 1950. Quarto; unpaginated; G-/paperback; light blue covers with blue text to front; exterior shows some age toning toward edges; moisture staining toward spine tail edge; minor wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; moisture staining to front gutter to tail edges, small stain to head edges; includes map at front.
Albany: Luther Tucker, 1846. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown embossed cloth with gold print, chipping at hinges and spine, spine caps torn away, worn corners and edges, shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf and title page, vertical tear to rear flyleaf, tanning/age-toning to paper; 392 pages, illustrated.
New York: Sotheby's, 1995. Small Quarto; G/G; blue spine with black text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; toned edges; slight curling to edges; cloth has minor sunning to corners; exterior clean; slightly bowed boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated.
New York: The Pencil Points Press, Inc, 1923. Large Octavo; pp 207; Fair/no-DJ; 1/4 bound dark brown spine without text; cloth shows minor chips to edges; boards have illustration and titles to front; rubbed corners; some wear to exterior; intact panels; text block has age toned exterior edges; small black dot to exterior head edge; previous owner's name to front pastedown; profusely illustrated; interior slightly toned; French and English texts;.
Roma: 1903. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Gold spines without text; 4 Volumes; Slipcase is heavily rubbed and smudged on exterior, however fully intact; Covers have lightly rubbed exteriors with small smudges, slight foxing but overall intact; Text blocks have darkened slightly due to age with unmarked pages and tight bindings; Italian language.
Wittebergae: J. W. Fincelii, 1650. Two octavo volumes bound as one; 560 pp + index (volume I) and 360pp (volume II). The Sauberti volume was published in Altodorfii in 1694. Bound in later eighteenth century calf, gilt-decorated, with five raised bands, leather spine label. Engraved frontispieces. VG, rubbed at hinges and spine ends. Interior clean and tight. Texts in Latin and German. Consignment. Shelved in Case #4.
Washington, D.C. National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 1994. Thick Octavo; pp 3336; G/no-DJ; navy spines with gilt text; 3 volumes: part 1, A-F; part 2, G-O; vol. 3, P-Z; cloths show some rubbing wear to exterior edges; slight shelf wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks have slight wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Faber and Faber, 1946. First. Octavo; G-/G-; Tan spine with black text; DJ has shelfwear, frayed edges with tears, 1 inch tear across top spine, sunned spine, rubbed exterior and corners, covered in mylar; Front pastedown has book plate of previous owner; Back pastedown has pencil markings; Boards have shelfwear and sunned exterior, spine is cocked; Textblock has darkened with age; pp 232.
Germantaun: Michael Billmeyer, 1797. 18mo; Fair/no-DJ; Brown spine without text; German language; Boards have 2 clip-type metal closures across front of text block at front & rear panels; age toned appearance with rubbing & scratches on exterior panels and spine edges; Text block has darkened due to age and pages are stiff with small open tear on front end paper with writings at top edge, other writings on 2nd ffep and foxing on pages throughout; pp 572.
Munchen: Kindler Verlag, 1955. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, tan without print; Cover is cream with black print, peripheral tanning (including spine), bumps to both outside corners, slight spotting/shelfwear; Text block clean and tight, mild age-toning to paper; Inscribed in ink by Heyer on the half-title page; Text in German; 117 pages, frontispiece (port.).
New York City: Museum of Primitive Art, 1962. Quarto, unpaginated; VG/G+ condition; Greenish brown cloth boards and spine, white text on spine, front board age-toned at head, superficial scratch from box cutter in center of front board, slight bumping to corners and book slightly shaken; light brown thick paper dust jacket with black and purple text on front, rear, and spine, wear to edges but no tears or creases, only blemish is box-cutter slash down the front.
Lafayette, IN: The Senior Class of Purdue University, 1910. Oblong Octavo; pp 383; Fair/no-DJ; brown suede spine without text; suede softcovers; exterior shows rubbing to edges; slight fraying to spine edges; chipped fore corners, mostly to tail corners; previous owner's name embossed to front; slight sunning to head and fore edges; text block shows age toned exterior edges; slight cracking to rear gutter; slightly cocked spine; interior clean; illustrated with many photographs; dark brown endpapers; slight writing to p 20; interior clean.
Leningrad, Russia: Aurora Art Publishers, 1976. Quarto; VG/VG-; Yellow spine with maroon text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, rubbing at corners and top end of spine, light chipping at tail end of spine, small closed tear adjacent to spine on front cover, spine faded with age; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean, all photographs in color, light wave to page, no obvious signs of water damage, possibly high humidity; pp 88. Russian, Slavic, Eastern European Art.
Mount Vernon: The Artist's Limited Edition, 1982. Tall quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; brown spine, no text; cover has faint sunning, open tear and large crease at front head edge, small crease at back head edge, beginning to separate at spine tail but fully intact; textblock is clean, beginning to separate at tail edge of copyright page but fully intact; pp 18; Impressionist Art.
Stuttgart: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH & Co., 1979. Small Octavo; G/paperback; gray spines with black and white text; 5 volumes; gray slipcase shows moderate wear to exterior; some chipping to corners; covers show slight sunning to spines; clean exteriors; intact panels; text blocks have slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; German text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Munchen: Zentralverlag der NSDAP, Franz Eher Nachf. 1939. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is tan with brown print, upper right corner creased and torn, mild shelfwear; Text block has some curling to top corner of pages, else clean and tight; Text in German; 30 pages, illustrated (maps).
Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1969. Magazine [13x17]; pp 22; Fair/paperback; black covers with gray text to front; pictorial covers; moderate sunning to exterior; slight foxing to rear; split start to spine head edge; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; pp 3-6 are loosed from binding; interior lightly foxed; profusely illustrated; French text; arts - French.
Rome: Libraria de Fratelli de Roffi, 1727. first edition. Thick 12mo in ivory vellum hardcovers with brown letters on spine; condition: G to G-; boards show soiling from age and shelving; wide open gutter in back with board detaching from spine; spine cracked along back and front edges; interior boards heavily soiled; penciled inscription on front end page; paper heavily age-toned with foxing (not affecting text); external edges with reddish foxing; musty odor; text in tight print; pp. 614; this is a single volume containing: 4 folded plates of engravings in good condition; other smaller engravings also in good condition interspersed throughout; chronology of Roman Emperors; genealogy of Romulus; historical description of aqueducts, arches, statuary, palaces, amphitheatres, bridges, roads; in ITALIAN; shelved in Case # 3; please contact us for shipping costs.
Beaver Springs, PA: American Publishing Company, 1902. Small Octavo; pp 500; G-; sun faded red spine with yellow and black text; Slightly shaken spine; boards have scratches and soiling to exterior, slight sunning to exterior; text block shows slight browning and light foxing to exterior edges, slight writing to ffep; interior unmarked;.
Cologne: Deutsche Forschungs-und Versuchsanstalt fur Luft-und Raumfahrt E.V., 1970. Quarto; VG-; softcover; blue-grey spine, navy blue lettering; covers have some bowing, some shelfwear, some edgewear, soiling and light creasing on front and back, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, minor bumping on rear fore edge, spine slightly sun toned; text block age toned; written in German; xviii, 427pp.
Lancaster: Johann Bar, 1852. 18mo; G-/no-DJ; Light brown spine without text; Leather bound panels with metal clasp at fore edge but matching strap closure is missing, exterior has moderately rubbed & scratched surfaces and rubbing wear along edges most wear is on spine which also has some peeling of outer layer and crumbly texture on spine & 1.5 inch tear toward spine head edge, but otherwise no defects; Text block has slight writing on pastedowns & end papers, also darkening on exterior edges with foxing lightly throughout pages, cracking at front hinge betweeb ebd papers at binding however interior text pages are intact; pp 214. German text.