Bruxelles: Louis Musin, 1968. Octavo; G+; Ex-library; Paperback; Spine, white with black print, call number label at bottom; Cover has creasing to spine, edgewear especially at spine ends, age-toning; Text block has library stamp on front and rear flyleaves, clean interior; Text in French; 538 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
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New York: m. Witmark & Sons, 1911. 12mo; VG-/no-DJ (paperback as is); Spine is green with no text; Covers have edge wear, age-toning, rubbing to edges and corners, small nicks and closed tears along edges, joints and hinges are strong, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, binding is strong, age-toning, content is clear; pp 50;.
Hamburg-Volksdorf: Verlag Johannes Maria Hoeppner, 1957. Booklet; G/no-DJ paperback; Covers has lightly sunned exterior with some general rubbing and wear on exterior and along edges, wrinkling toward head edge on spine, but overall intact; Text block has darkened slightly due to age & handling with tight binding. French & German languages.
London, Great Britain: Samuel Bagster & Sons Limited, 1902. UK Printing. 8vo(s). VG/ - no DJ. small dark blue clothbound HB, with deeply stamped gilt titling, embellished by detailed vines and flowers around decorative ovals. gentle wear, nicked tint and abrasive contact to corners and ends front board finely ribbed with decorative centered "S" inlaid at center panel. much toning to fep/ffep. Vol I: has cracked rear hinge and visible cuts and wear. frontispiece, delicate tissue overlay with red lettering faces illustrated title page. complete in 398 pp. Vol II: sealed hinges at endsheets, frontispiece has delicate tissue overlay and faces small illustration on title sheet. 415 pp. gilded head-edges with roughened fore-edge and tail edges. TWO VOLUME SET.
New York: Random House, 1946. First Edition. Octavo; G-/Poor; pp 87; gray spine with gilt text; dust jacket has noticeably chips to spine and fore edges; moderately sunned exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight sunfading to exterior; slight rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block is lightly age toned; writing to ffep; previous owner's name to pastedowns.
Leyda: Giovanni Elsevier, 1659. 1659 Edition. 12Mo; G/No jacket; Brown leather spine with gilt lettering and four small raised bands; Bumping and scuffing to the boards, some fraying at the spine edges and the corners; Binding is sturdy; Text block toned and somewhat musty; First half of text has a lot of writing (in lovely, small pen) in French in margins; Text is in Italian; Previous owner's bookplate on pasted down (Lady Frances Scott); First 8 pages have tears which have been repaired; Front free endpaper with small unrepaired tear at lower half; Outer marbled edge mostly faded and rubbed; 263 pages. SHELVE: Case 3.
London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1963. First UK Edition. 12mo; pp 176; G/G-; red spine with black text; dust jacket has some chips to edges; slight sunning to exterior; cloth has light sunning to spine; light edge wear; sturdy boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; tight binding.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1982. Octavo; VG+/VG-; Spine is black, with yellow, pink, and white; DJ is edge worn, front flap is price clipped and has some creasing, age-toning to white areas of DJ, some small nicks along edges, cover design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, some white speckling to front and back boards, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, binding is strong; pp 244.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. First American Edition. First American Edition; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Red and black spine with white and red text. DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, cracking on edges of spine, age toned; Boards have bumping to corners, light rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to bottom edges, previous owner's name in ink on front end paper, light foxing on paste downs and end papers, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 274.
London: Frank Cass and Company, 1970. Octavo; Reprint of first edition (1710) with a new preface; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, toning to spine, small blemish to front, light wear to spine caps and light shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front and rear endpapers, else clean and tight; xiv, 176, 87 pages, frontispiece (port.).
Washington: The New Republic Book Company, 1976. Octavo; G/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with white print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, portion at rear top spine corner torn away, tears along top and bottom edges, shelfwear; Boards quarter bound with brown cloth to spine and tan cloth to boards, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has slight pencil mark to fore edge, puckering to rear flyleaf, else clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; x, 216 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Stroefer and Kirchner, 1870. First Thus. Folio; VG-; Rebound with leather spine and original boards; Spine has raised bands and red label with gilt lettering; Gilt lettering to front boards with gilt and tooled designs; Bumping to the corners with some fraying; All edges gilt; Light wear/scratching to gilt in areas; Binding repaired with new end papers; Some foxing throughout, affecting some of the illustrations; Tissue guards present for illustrations; Note, book is heavy, please contact us for expedited or international shipping. Shelved above case 2.
stuttgart: Verlag von Carl Krabbe, 1889. 18mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards quarter bound with brown cloth to spine and corners, black paper to boards, mild wear to corners and spine caps, stains to cloth on rear, shelfwear to paper boards; Text block has red-tinted edges, spotting to front edge, cracked hinges, inscriptions in ink on half title pages, ribbon marker; Text in German, fraktur script; 508 pages.
Leipzig: Insel Verlag, 1924. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 154/320; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, cream with gold print on brown banner; Boards half bound with white leather to spine and corners, brown paper to boards, slight wear to leather, paper has edgewear and shelfwear; Text block has guilt top edge, deckled edges, clean and tight; Text in German; 88 pages.
London: Hutchinson & Co., 1908. First Edition. 4vo., xx, 209pp.; VG-; bound in publishers red cloth stamped with a gilt title and blue design on front board, gilt lettering on spine; 30 color tipped-in plates with printed tissue guards; bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; inscription in ink on ffep; top edge of text block gilt; fore and lower edges of text block show some minor wear, wear extend to pages; boards scuffed; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
London: Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1835. 8vo., 491 pages; VG; bound in brown leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling; boards have gilt flower motif in all corners, gilt board edges, turn-ins; mild shelfwear and rubbing; top edge of text block gilt; black and whie illustrations throughout; third free endpaper has three inscriptions: one dated 1962, one 1900, the last 1835. The last inscription reads "With the Author's Affectionate Regards, June 21 1835"; shelved case 0.
Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 1987. First Edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ softcover; Gray spine with red/black text; Covers has some creases , minor edgewear, small price sticker on rear cover; Textblock has moderately heavy foxing on exterior head, textblock and covers bent upward near spine; 258pp.
New Haven, Conn: The Yale University Dramatic Association, 1908. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ, spine black w/gold txt, creasing at joints, slight shelf wear; boards bumping to corners, firm & clean; binding loose at hinges, slight separation at head band, otherwise still strong, still viable; pages have scalloped edges, some foxing and discoloration from aging, prev owner inscription at free front page, chipping at txt block otherwise in very good condition. 72pp.
New York: Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. First Edition. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; teal spine with gilt text; ornately embellished cover has rubbing around edges and along hinges, minor sunning, very slight cocking of spine, comes in protective plastic cover; textblock has slight edgewear, age toning, otherwise clean; pp 198.
London: John Murray, 1854. 8vos., 4 volumes; VG; bound in brown full calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling and red and black labels with gilt lettering; floral gilt borders along boards, matching gilt tooling to board edges and turn-ins; marbled text blocks, endpapers; mild rubbing to boards, wear to hinges; some rubbing to spines, wearing off some small parts of the gilt; small wear to head and tails of spine; interiors clean; small scrape to rear cover of volume one; front boards on volumes two, three, and four slightly loose; shelved above US politics.
New York: Derby and Jackson, 1859. Four octavos in quarter leather and three-quarter marbled boards, all volumes VG-/No DJ: shelfwear and edgewear, bumping to head and tail of spine and corners fo boards, some superficial scratches to exterior, some chipping to heads of spines, previous owner's bookplate affixed to ffep in all four volumes, previous owner's name written in ink on first black free endpaper, minor foxing--primarily to endpapers--with light sporadic foxing to body of books, minor sunning to spines, light age-toning. Bindings intact and text clean in all four volumes. Full title reads "The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith. Including a Variety of Pieces Now First Collected. By James Prior, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries; Member of the Royal Irish Academy; Author of the Life of Goldsmith, Life of Burke, etc. etc. In Four Volumes." Endpapers and edges of text block marbled. A handsome set. [Spines are leather with five raised bands and gilt text. Shelved above plays/foreign languages].
New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1952. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. much faded DJ spine, red appears a bleached pink and hard to discern white titling between gently worn head/foot. around the b/w illustrated jacket front/rear with enlarged red/white tilting. several punctures/slits along the fore-edge fold. dark red clothbound HB with gold stamped titling and asteriks. some toning to fep/ffep. inner textblock has no writing, illustrations mid-volume between p. 144-283 pp.
Boston, Massachusetts: Pearson / Longman, 2002. University of Maryland Edition, Compact Edition and Complete Edition. thick, smaller Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. wide brown and ivory vertical striping, part of the exterior-wide background that continues across both adjacent covers. spine main titles in black between medium/dark blue logos of publishers. lightly thumbed corners, with a large crease to bottom right corner. large in size, with b/w images illustrating. small yellow spotting to fore-edge and tail-edge. 848 pp. ISBN# 0536805539.
New York: Thomas Yoseloff, Inc., 1956. Octavo; VG-/G+; Black spine with light blue text; Dustjacket is in protective plastic covering, DJ has some edge wear (incl. a chip at top left corner of spine and a few very small chips at bottom of spine), top of spine also has a few light creases, DJ is age toned, back cover has rubbing, DJ has occasional small surface spots and scuffs; Boards strong, front board has very slight bow, boards have occasional minor edge wear, pastedowns age toned, back pastedown has a small surface bubble near middle, book's binding is strong; Textblock age toned, half title page has a very short closed tear at top near hinge, text interior is clean; 254 pp.
New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1920. First Editon. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; spine black w/no txt; creasing at joints, fraying at seams, as well as board covering coming loose, fraying at edges as well as chipping, scraping all around book, shelf wear evident; boards evidence slight bumping to corners otherwise firm, writing of back inside cover but clean nonetheless; binding loose at hinges, back hinges is starting to fray but still quite strong; pages mildly brittle from age, some discoloration, foxing and staining, minor wear. Even so, this is in fairly good condition as is. 241pp + 44 prints.
London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1964. First. Octavo; VG/Fair; light pink spine, red text; jacket has staining, significant tearing around edges, tape residue on flaps; boards are strong, minor rubbing around edges; textblock has former owner's name on front free endpaper, spotting around edges, on pastedowns and free endpapers, tape residue on pastedowns, otherwise clean; pp 321; comes with two supplemental booklets.
Chicago: Max Stein Publishing House, 1921. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G-/no-DJ (paperback as is); Spine is yellow with black text; Covers have significant edge wear, age-toning, rubbing to edges and corners, discoloration and stains, nicks and bumps along edges, joints are fragile, spine is sprung, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, loose pages, chipping, age-toning, content is clear; pp 16; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
London: Covent Garden Press Limited, 1974. 99/100. Booklet [7x8]; VG-/paperback; green covers has mild wear to exterior; scarce; limited, signed, numbered editions of 100, this is 99 of 100; covers have mild shelf wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; intact panels; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; signed by Michael Harrison;.
London: Covent Garden Press Limited, 1974. 67/100. Booklet [7x8]; VG-/paperback; green covers has mild wear to exterior; scarce; limited, signed, numbered editions of 100, this is 67 of 100; covers have mild shelf wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; intact panels; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; signed by Michael Harrison;.
A.S. Irving: Toronto, 1871. 12mo; pp 224; G- hardcover; green spine with gilt text; original publisher's cloth has blind-stamped design and borders; some rubbing wear to exterior; small stain to front boards; small chips to edges; mylar wraps; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; cracked front gutter; some slight scratches to endpapers;.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1967. First Printing. Octavo; pp 350; VG/VG; black spine with red and gray text; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior; mylar wrap; cloth has some darkening toward edges; sturdy boards; some wear to edges; text block shows slight tone to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1978. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Color photograph of people and red label with light tan and black text. DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, closed tear to front, age toned; Boards have light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has light stains and minor wear to fore edge, personal inscription in ink on front free end paper, some pages have fold lines on corners, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 297.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf Publishers, 1968. First printing. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Age-toned off-white spine with foxing and black and pink text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean although age-toned with minimal edgewear; dj has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 196.
London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1961. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is tan with black and blue text, sunned; DJ has edgewear, age-toning, design is clear, price-clipped; Boards have edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Textblock has general signs of handling, content is clear, light age-toning, binding is strong; pp 220; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Philiadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1926. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G-; Spine is white with black text, significant material loss to head and tail of spine; DJ has significant material loss to entire DJ, significant age-toning, price-clipped, Brodart cover; Boards have general edge wear, bumping to corners, spine is sprung, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 319.
London / Paris: The Studio Limited / Henry Babou, 1927. Imperial octavo (8.5"w x 11.25"h); vg/none; magazine bound in 3/4 leather; 5 raised bands on brown leather spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; light flaking at the corners and spine edges; text block, clean; toning starts; 31 text pages followed by 120 Plates pages; plates are in colour and photogravure.