Beijing: Science Press, 1980. First edition. Quarto; VG/VG-; Off-white spine with dark green text; Dust jacket is slightly age toned along exterior edges with minor edge wear, fully intact; Boards have small, minor smudges, otherwise clean with strong panels; Text block is clean with tight binding; pp 174.
Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1994. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. green and white aged photo illustrate wraps spine and front cover, with red lettering down spine. also red lettering on sheer textbox, with thin border. several minor nicks impressed into rear softcover, else text interior great and unmarked. includes b/w figures, numberred tables, graphs and photos. 176 pp. ISBN # 0292704623.
Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company, 1966. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine white with brown print; DJ has shelfwear, small edge tears, tape at rear flap, slight spotting and smudging; Boards in orange and black cloth with gold print, bumped lower corners and back lower edge, wear to spine caps; Textblock clean but for owner label affixed to front endpaper; ix, 191 pages, maps.
Karachi, Pakistan: Oxford University Press, 1977. Foreign Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. duotone, use of contrasting dark on light green pictorial illustrates the exterior wraps spine and softcovers fully. somewhat aged and spine, both wraps panels have overlaying red lettering. slight edgewear, gently handled no impressions. P.O.S. and date on right fep in blue ink. includes 14 plates, 2 maps (fold-out) and light background illustration of maps in green, a simple border and territory outline. no markings to interior, slim paperback, well bound and smooth outer edges. above average shape, just softcover corners thumbed faintly. complete in 81 pp. ISBN# 0195772563.
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1998. Reprint. 8vo. VG+/VG+. olive green fades to near beige down spine, dark yellow and small white lettering. near fine beige cloth spine, metallic titles, boards clear, binding tight and corners intact. fep and ffep are unmarked as is text interior. appears as new and gently handled. 207 pp. ISBN # 0804724296.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. [c. 1924]. First Edition Thus. Quarto, 197 pages, G; green cloth boards, gilt lettering and gilt decorative tooling to spine and front board: spine slightly cocked, boards shaken, binding sturdy; backstrip faded light brown, gilt lettering bright and legible; fading to panels of boards adjacent to spine; head of spine separated from text-block, casing somewhat loose yet intact; significant water damage to back board yet does not affect interior beyond turn-in to back board and slight buckling to back paste-down; inscribed by previous owners to ffep, dated Christmas 1931; mild age-toning to margins of interior, occasional foxing, text somewhat affected yet clear and legible; all 12 full-color tipped-in plates by Nielsen, incl. frontispiece, protected by tissue guards; shelved Case 13.
London: George Routledge & Sons, 1937. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, bumped and worn corners and spine caps and hinges, tears at spine head cap and top of rear hinge, some spotting, smudging, and edgewear; Textblock has spotting on top edge and front edge, inscribed in ink by the author on front endpaper, mild age-toning of pages; xxxv, 362 pages, 4 leaves of plates, illustrated.
London: William Heinemann Ltd and John Murray (Publishers) Ltd. 1966. second edition, second impression. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with black & red text; Covers have some slight spots at head fore edge with minor wear and rubbing along edges, and other general but slight rubbing and smudges on panels which are sturdy and intact; Text block shows light wear on exterior edges due to age and handling, tear inside at rear midway along hinge toward last page, otherwise pages are clean and binding is tight; pp 258.
New York, NY: George Braziller, 1969. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG. off white DJ glossy spine has an age-toned appearance with tiny closed tear to left of tip and gently discolored from shelfwear and placement along DJ spine strip. front panel also has a off white background with brown lettering above purple lettering and followed by small italics in brown above purple/white heathered image with burgundy shapes in the foreground. off white and unmarked inner flaps. medium brown cloth HB spine with gold imprinted titles between light blue author and publisher lettering, spine tip is ok but spine tail appears weakened. medium brown paperboards with spotless ivory endhseets, unmarked. textblock excellent, genearlly read but wiht no pencilling or pen. no lillustrations pagination is 195 pp. meidum brown tinted upper edge and unmarked foreedge and tail edge. clean and excellent textblock.
Vilo: Edita, 1977. Quarto; vg/good+; dj, green spine with red titles; HB, orange cloth spine with red titles; ex libris, inscribed with attached handwritten notes; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 140 pp.; 115 illus., 47 with color; dj, clear mylar book cover; else very good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH.
New York: Vantage Press, Inc. 1978. First. Octavo; VG-/G-; Black spine with yellow & white text; Inscribed by author on front free endpaper; Previous owner's name on front free endpaper; Dust jacket has sunned spine with 0.5 inch tear at top front edge, slightly frayed edges otherwise, slightly rubbed exterior, age toned; Boards have edgewear, otherwise strong; Textblock is age toned; pp 216.
Paris: Masson, 1923. Second. Good/none, 8vo, bound in illustrated brown cloth. Binding somewhat loose, but intact. Boards slightly soiled, corners bumped and worn, edgewear. Spine lightly faded, with ends bumped. Discolored endpapers. Text block faintly discolored, but clean. Masson stamps on front pastedown. Text in French. 10/98.
Prospect Heights, Illinois: Waveland Press, Inc. 1990. Reprint. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. sage green wrappers, spine has white uppercase title centered and followed by tiny white author and tiny black acronym. thumbed front cover at corners, some curling. large crease-fold to rear sage panel at upper left. some moisture exposure, light rippling to few initial sheets, half-title page and panoramic pictorial title pages, neat otherwise, basically unmarked and including 8 titled tables, and 3 maps. no interior discoloration, just as all outer edges are unblemished. outer wrappers show curling and heavy edgewear to the covers.. note exterior condition, as is. 252 pp. ISBN # 0881334847.
Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 1973. US Edition. 8vo,. VG+/ - no DJ. solid off white wrappers spine with uppercase black title and miniature lettering for author left justified beneath. publisher with black logo and red code close to wraps end. no spinal reading crease, nor to the smooth wrappers, illustrated front softcover beneath enlarged titling. previous owners' signature on right fep in blue ink. frontispiece in duotone, dark plum and ivory, facing title page. 35 numbered plates located around mid-volume, past p. 108, 8 maps and 4 figures. yellow spotting on smooth upper edge, smooth ivory fore-edge and tail edge. 257 pp. ISBN # 0292770294.
Vercelli, Italy; Cairo, Egypt: White Star S.r.l./American University in Cairo Press, 1999. Second Edition, First Printing. 4tos., 288 pp. [Vol. 1, EGYPT AND NUBIA], 320 pp. [Vol. 2, THE HOLY LAND]; VG/VG-; housed in G slipcase; brown cloth-covered spines and boards with gilded lettering, very slight rubbing to gilded text on front boards, both volumes; interiors clean; slight bumping to head of spine and corners, Vol. 1; 248 full-color lithographs by David Roberts R.A. contained in both volumes; includes pamphlet titled "The Life, Works, and Travels of David Roberts R.A."; shelfwear to edges and corners of dust jackets; water damage to dust jackets, with mild staining to dust jacket of Vol. 2; fraying and chipping to head and tail of spine [slipcase]; shelved Renaissance.
Pietermaritzburg: Shuter and Shooter, 1949. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Gray spine with gold text; Boards are moderately sunned with slightly rubbed edges, some fraying at head & tail of spine, but panels are strong & sturdy; Text block has darkened due to age with good binding and unmarked pages; sticker on front pastedown; pp 769.
London: George Allen & Unwin LTD. 1926. First Edition. Hardcover small folio in Very Good - condition. Signed and dated on front endpaper by two previous owners (1927 & 1936), otherwise no markings to text. Binding intact but shakes and some signatures loosening. B&W photographs throughout. Light-to-moderate shelf wear and rubbing to corners and edges. Some bumping to boards. 362 pp. Weighs 6 lbs. Measures 13 x 10.5 x 1.75 inches. -Shelve 2017 Islands (binding blue cloth with gilt text).
Philadelphia: Chilton Company, 1961. First edition. Octavo; G+/G+; black spine w/ off yellow & white text; DJ has heavy fraying & bumping on spine ends & edges, some foxing, rubbing on corners, shelfwear & soiling; boards strong & tightly bound, foxing on pastedowns, soiling on exterior of boards & on spine, bumping on spine ends & corners; textblock has scattered foxing on edges, front & back free end papers soiled, light age toning, otherwise text is clean; pp. 322.
Italy: Electa, 1985. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; Italian Language; VG-/No-DJ (paperback); Spine is black with white text; Boards have edge wear, light rubbing to corners and head/tail of spine, design is clear, joints and hinges are strong; Textblock has general signs of handling, light age-toning, content is clear, signed on title page, binding is strong; pp 143; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Washington, D.C. United States Government Printing Office, 1961. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Green fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, light rubbing to edges, slight bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has foxing to fore edge, previous owner's name in ink on front paste down and title page, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 302.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Ltd. 1977. first. Octavo; VG-/G+; Beige spine with tan text; Dust jacket is sunned with rubbed exterior and corners, slightly frayed edges; Boards are slightly age toned with slight edgewear, otherwise strong; Textblock is slightly age toned with light smudges at head and fore edge exteriors; pp 429.
San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins, 1995. First English Language Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 245 pages, VG/VG; purple and orange pictorial DJ, yellow and white lettering: mild wear to DJ, "USA $20.00 / CAN $28.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, purple cloth spine, orange matte paper boards, metallic red lettering to spine: very light bumping to head, tail, and corners; text-block and interior clean; INSCRIBED by Coelho to half-title page; Coelho's third-person narrative, semi-autobiographical novel on Coelho and his wife's pilgrimage through the Mojave Desert and their encounter with the Valkyries, "a band of bold, leather-clad women who travel the desert on motorcycles, spreading the word of angels"; shelved Case 6.
Amsterdam: SOCIETE D'EDITION, 1925. Limited Edition. Hardcover large quarto in Good + condition. B&W photographs, maps, and illustrations throughout. Some fading to periphery of blue endpapers. No markings to text and pages are clean. Crack to front hinge between front endpaper and half title, binding shakes and signatures loosening but remains intact. No dust jacket. Edges of text block are rough cut. Moderate shelf wear and bumping, particularly to corners. Booksellers stamp on upper left of front cover. 562 pp. Spine is sunned from navy blue to brown. Weighs 6 lbs., additional shipping costs may apply. TEXT IN FRENCH. -Shelve Front Table [Spine is blue/brown with gilt text].
New Haven, CT: Department of Anthropology, Yale University, 1980. Revised Reprinting. Octavo; VG/No jacket softcover; Red spine with black lettering; Wraps are clean with some wear along the edges, very light bumping at the corners and a crease at the spine; Binding is sturdy; Text block is clean; 521 pages.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972. First Book Club Edition. 8vo., 288 pp., VG/VG-; white DJ, tan and blue lettering to spine; general wear/mild age-toning to covers, "CONROY" in tan lettering to spine faded yet legible; chipping and closed tears to head and tail of spine; chipping with slight material loss to corners, creasing to fore-edges of covers; "Book Club Edition" stated to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, white lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild wear to boards; age-toning/scattered foxing to text-block, beveled fore-edge; shelved Case 5.
Philadelphia: MASCA, 1991. As-Is; Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Thin green and dark purple spine with white text. Covers have general shelf wear, rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has cracking along gutters of front paste down and free end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 96.
Athens, Georgia: The University of Georgia Press, 1999. Octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; Previous owner insignia; Teal spine with white text; Cover displays evidence of minor water damage at the head and tail of the spine, On the cover the bottom edge corner is stained and mildly buckled, the top edge corner of the cover page is slightly bent; The top edge corner of the back cover is also slightly bent and there are a few minor dings near the spine's edge, the tail of the spine is stained and buckled; The textblock headband is stained near the spine and there is speckling that continues to the edge, the tail of the textblock has some dirt stains near the spine, the previous owner has stamped his name and address twice on the inside cover, evidence of water damage appears throughout the tail of the textblock, 1 page has two small blue ink marks, otherwise the rest of the textblock is clean; pp 455.
Bathurst, Australia: The National Cultural Council of Papuo New Guinea; Robert Brown and Associates;, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 408 pages; VG/VG; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket has slight rubbing to covers, corners; "The first full photographic account of a single cultural group in Papua New Guinea - the Gogondala. They number approximately 10,000 and live as lagoon dwellers along the floodplain of the Aramia River north of the Fly River Delta." Includes a catalogue of known objects and artifacts held in museums around the world.;shelved front table.
Bathurst, Australia: The National Cultural Council of Papuo New Guinea; Robert Brown and Associates;, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 408 pages; VG/VG; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket has slight rubbing to covers, corners; interior clean; "The first full photographic account of a single cultural group in Papua New Guinea - the Gogodala. They number approximately 10,000 and live as lagoon dwellers along the floodplain of the Aramia River north of the Fly River Delta." Includes a catalogue of known objects and artifacts held in museums around the world.;shelved front table.
London: Oxford University, 1969. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Yellow spine with red text; DJ has slight wear, small faint marks on exterior, two 0.5" closed tears on upper rear cover; Boards strong, small portions with discoloration/surface scuffing; Textblock shows heavy foxing to exterior head/fore edge, interior clean; 374pp+Plates.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1969. Octavo. VG/Good dustjacket. Brown spine with red text; dustjacket has multiple moisture exposure staining with some minor tears around the spine and edges; dustjacket is wrapped with protective mylar covering; ex-library bookplate on front free end page; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; fore-edge has some moisture exposure staining; textblock is clean. Pp. 374.
New York: University Books, 1956. Reprint. Facsimile reprint of original 1894 edition; octavo; G/no-DJ; muted pink spine with black text; boards are strong with light staining, foxing/discoloration and chipping to covers and spine, spine has faded considerably, corners have light bumping and fraying; paste-downs and free-end papers have small notes from previous bookseller in corners, otherwise textblock is clean; 277pp.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1889-1897. Various. 8vos., G+; ALL VOLUMES: red cloth boards, with black decorative motif to front board; faded gilt lettering to spines (age-toned maroon), bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spines and corners of boards; cocking to spines; boards shaken, bindings intact; moderate soiling/staining to spines; mild scuffing to boards; dark tops to text-blocks, light scratching to text-blocks; age-toning to text-blocks and interior; mild wear to yellow endpapers; volumes variously contain markings/underlining in pencil; volumes variously include black and white illustrations and photogravures; VOL. 1 [AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND LETTERS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1893, edited by Francis Darwin; black smudge to middle of back board; tear to top of ffep and first blank page at gutter; lacks half-title page; frontispiece protected by tissue guard]; VOL. 2 [EXPRESSION OF THE EMOTIONS IN MAN AND ANIMALS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1897; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 3 [CORAL REEFS; Third Edition, pub. 1889, appendix by T. G. Bonney; buckling to ffep and bfep at gutter; tear to foldout map between pp. x-1; chipping/tearing to fore-edge of text-block; spine cracked in several places, binding intact]; VOL. 4 [CLIMBING PLANTS; Revised Second Edition; pub. 1897; fading to gilt lettering of spine, text barely legible]; VOL. 5 [ON THE FERTILISATION OF ORCHIDS BY INSECTS; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1895; threading from sewn binding visible to gutter between verso of first blank page and half-title page]; VOL. 6 [FORMATION OF VEGETABLE MOULD THROUGH THE ACTION OF WORMS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1897; tear to middle of fore-edge of first blank page; spine cracked btwn verso of half-title page and title page, binding strong]; VOL. 7 [ORIGIN OF SPECIES; Revised Sixth Edition, pub. 1892; lacks half-title page; spine cracked between verso of first blank page and title page; ffep shaken but not loose; black ink staining to fore- and bottom-edge of text-block and to endpapers]; VOL. 8 [GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS; Third Edition, pub. 1891; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil]; VOL. 9 [DIFFERENT FORMS OF FLOWERS ON PLANTS OF THE SAME SPECIES; First Edition Thus, pub. 1896; creasing to middle of front endpapers; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 10 [CROSS AND SELF FERTILISATION IN THE VEGETABLE KINGDOM; First Edition Thus, pub. 1895; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 11 [INSECTIVOROUS PLANTS; Pres. First, pub. 1895; stain and moderate scratching to fore-edge of text-block; tear to top and bottom of ffep at gutter]; VOL. 12 [NATURALIST'S VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD; Second Edition, pub. 1893; tear to top and bottom of ffep at gutter; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 13 [POWER OF MOVEMENT IN PLANTS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1892, with Francis Darwin; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil, dated 1895]; VOL. 14 [DESCENT OF MAN/SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1892; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil, dated 1895]; VOL. 15 [ANIMALS AND PLANTS UNDER DOMESTICATION I; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1892; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil, dated 1894]; VOL. 16 [ANIMALS AND PLANTS UNDER DOMESTICATION II; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1892; lacks half-title page; small tear to top of ffep at gutter; small stain to back endpapers at gutter]; shelved above WW11.