New York: Editions for the Armed Services, 1948. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan box without print; Box has brown wrapping tape cut at edges, with penciled title “Book of lists of books for armed services”, broken corners; Book boards in blue cloth with gold print, in cellophane wrapper, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; 139 pages.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, Theological Studies, 1952. first. G+. 8vo in brown cloth boards, title on spine in faded gilt. No DJ. Moderate wear to boards; agetoned, rubbing to all edges, light fraying at corners, some scratching. An essay on the history of the Lampoon and a roster of it's members by year. 116 pp. Shelved BOOKS ON BOOKS & BIBLIOGRAPHIES.
Milano: Libreria Antiquaria v, Hoepli, 1929. Catalog. Folio; good/wraps-; manila spine with black text; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 90 pp.; Appendix, 85 B&W plates; general light toning; wraps, sunned; split start at joints; tears, and chipping; separation from text block; previously mended; else good; ---TEXT IN LATIN AND ITALIAN.
London: Chiswick Press, 1933. First Edition. 8vo., 68 pages; VG; light grey cover with black print, slight spotting on front, foxing on spine, penciled notation on front cover, edges of over-sized cover bent and has some foxing along interior exposed edges, slight tear on top of back cover; slight spotting on first prelim. page; clean interior, binding tight.
New York: American Art Association, Inc., 1924. Exhibition/Auction Publication. Octavo; good/none; black cloth spine with black text on white paper label; light flaking to label; boards, strong, moderate shelf wear, flaking; binding, lightly shaken; ffep, toning transfer; text block, clean; unpaginated. ---First Editions, Inscribed Presentation and Personal Copies, Original Manuscripts and Letters of Nine American Authors: BRYANT, EMERSON, HAWTHORNE, HOLMES, LONGFELLOW, LOWELL, POE, THOREAU, WHITTIER. ---Offered for sale in Four Sessions, April 28-29, 1924, in 1280 Lots.
Winterthur, DE: Winterthur Museum, 1989. Small Quarto: VG+/no-DJ: Red spine with gold text: Book is still in publishers wrapping, some very mild shelfwear at corners, head and tail of spine, textblock is clean and bright. Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.
New York: The MacMillan Company, 1957. Large Thick Octavo; VG/G-; Light gray spines with dark blue text; 5 Volumes (1941), 4 volumes plus supplement (1957); Dust jackets are covered with mylar with sunned spines and rubbed edges which are slightly frayed, but still intact; Boards have only minor wear along edges with clean and strong panels; Text blocks have darkened slightly on exterior edges with unmarked pages and tight bindings; Small red stamp on ffep of v.5; pp 4010. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, 1993. Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: White spine with black text: Covers are mostly clean with 2 rectangular shaped brown outlines on back, origin unclear, light shelfwear: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: Book is part of the National Parks Service Reading List series: 142 pp.
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, 2005. Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: White spine with black text: Covers are clean with very minimal shelfwear, slight fraying at corners: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: Book is part of the National Park Service Reading List: 186 pp.
New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973. First Edition. Quarto; VG-/No jacket softcover; Tan spine with black lettering; Wraps have some light wear to the edges, spine is darkened, some fading to the lettering; Binding is tight; Previous owner's pressure stamp on first page, rest of text bright and clean; NOTE: Book has been signed by Blumenthal; 192 pages.
Norristown, PA: Pennsylvania German Society, 1937. Proceedings. Oblong folio; VG/none. brown spine and boards with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 58 pp., text, 38 single sided plates, most with color; some age-toning; binding shaken; boards, brown/green fading; spot staining; chipping wear, and tears; else very good; --MANUSCRIPTS IN GERMAN FRAKTUR.
New York: The Compiler, 1917. limited edition. G. Thin 8vo in gray boards with tan spine, title on spine in black on off-white paste-down label. No DJ. Significant wear to boards; edges rubbed, corners bumped and cracked, scratching to boards, particularly to rear, splitting along folds of spine, spine attached to boards with scotch tape. Interior binding intact, top edge of textblock agetoned, other edges clean, deckled. Unnumbered book of limited edition of 51. 37 pp. Shelved LIT CRIT/BIO.
Paris: Librairie de Firmin-Didot et Cie. 1878-1880. Octavo; G/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print, vol. 1 with stain on bottom; Boards in black library buckram cloth with gold print, stains to vol. 1, mild shelfwear; Text block has speckled edges, name in ink on front flyleaf and half-title page, library plate on front pastedown, library stamp and pencil markings on title page and final page, original wrappers bound in at end of each volume; Text in French; 2 volumes (xv, 1138 columns, 1226 columns).
London: Rupert Hart-David, 1964. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, minor shelfwear, minor edgewear, light general soiling, light rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, sun toning along head edges and spine, ex-library sticker on spine, soiling spots on front pastedown and front end paper, erased penciling on front end paper, ex-library insert on rear pastedown; text block age toned, ex-library stamp on title page, penciling on publisher page and dedication page, ex-library stamps on exterior fore corners; 312pp.
Washington: The Preservation Press, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1978. Quarto; VG-/'no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with light brown text; Covers are rubbed and age toned with age toning around edges, otherwise strong; Previous owner's name inside front cover; Textblock is age toned; pp 67.
New York City: The Cultural Center of the French Embassy, 1962. First Edition. 8vo., 250 pages; VG; tan cover with black print, some peripheral tanning, slight tear at front bottom right corner, short crease at back upper left corner; clean interior, age-toning to pages; "French Bibliographical Digest, No. 35, June 1962, Series II."
Yale University, New Haven, CT: Far Eastern Publications, 1969. Revised edition. Octavo. VG in VG price-clipped DJ. Yellow spine with black lettering. Circular water stain (from a cup or can) to the front panel of the dust jacket. Slight foxing to rear flap of the dust jacket. Dust jacket otherwise very good. Smudge to lower portion of the front cover. Binding, book block edges, and pages all very good. 220pp.
Madrid: Blass, S.A, 1928. Octavo; vg/none; blue cloth spine with gilt lettering [library binding]; ex libris, signature and stamps; minor edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; light general toning; foxing starts; letterpress; 235 pp.; else very good; ---TEXT IN SPANISH; --- INSERT, mimeograph book list.
Great Britain: The Aquarian Press, 1983. New Edition, revised and updated. small 8vo. VG/VG+. lime and dark green speckle the entire rear, spine and front jacket as glossy background. yellow titling runs down slim DJ strip. partially pictorial in dark yellow/brown oval beneath enlarged yellow and pale yellow titling. neat ivory inner flaps. slim black clothbound HB, stamped with gold lettering--unblemished and neat panels. clean, tight copy--previous owner label at fep aside sealed hinge. lightly flipped through and clear and excellent interior. very faintly foxed edges. unaffected textblock, clear and uniformly ivory. 170 pp. ISBN# 0850303176.
London: Jame Darling, 1854. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; grey cloth, gilt lettering; both volumes' boards have general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, rubbing on spines, ex-library white text inked text on spines, spines sun toned, interiors age toned, ex-library stamps on front and rear pastedowns, ex-library stickers on rear end papers, light ink soiling on front and rear end papers and rear pastedowns; both volumes' text blocks age toned, some pages cut unevenly, penciling on title and preface pages soiling throughout, gutters slightly visible; volume 1 boards have torn paper and sticker mark on rear; volume 2 boards have sticker on rear, soiling on spine; volume 2 text block some pages uncut, occasional tearing on fore edges near front of text; 2 volumes [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
Toronto: Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library, 1994. Commercial edition. Octavo; Commercial edition; Four volumes; VG; Paperback; Spines, plastic comb binding with gold print on four volumes, red, green, blue, and tan; Covers in red, green, blue, or tan plastic, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; 4 volumes (xxvii, 1440, xl pages), illustrated.
Boston: New York Graphic Society Ltd, 1974. first edition. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Black spine with gilt text; Slipcase has slight cracking at tail edge near opening, small closed tear on rear, and lightly sunned & rubbed exterior otherwise; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with minor shelf wear on exterior otherwise, panels are strong and intact; Text block shows slight wear due to handling with tight binding and unmarked pages; pp 526.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1962. First Edition. 10mo., 121pp.; VG; in wraps, protected with a custom brown linen dust-wrapper, with maroon label and gilt lettering on spine; SIGNED on ffep by August Derleth; There is an inscription on the ffep by Nelson S. Bond, notable pulp writer and bookseller and recipient of the 1998 Nebula Author Emeritus award for lifetime achievement, that this copy might have been the last copy every inscribed by Derleth, and that it was send to him a few days before he died.; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
London: Shakespeare Press, 1817. first edition. G+. Three wide 4tos (10" tall) in red leather boards, titles on spine in gilt (as "DIBDIN'S DECAMERON). Moderate wear to boards of all vols, similar condition; edges rubbed, wear at folds, some agetoning and light cracking to spine, light general wear otherwise to boards. Gilt on all edges of textblock, lightly burnished from age, some minor corrugating from moisture, most noticeable to vol I. Some minor tearing to front gutter of vol I, binding of all vols strong. Pages lightly agetoned, very light scattered foxing, pages mostly clean. Many b&w print illustrations in a variety of styles and subjects.
New York: Arrow Editions, 1938. Limited Edition. Octavo; “500 copies of this bibliography have been printed”— colophon; G/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in grey paper with tan cloth, library call number in white ink on front, worn and exposed corners, wear to spine caps, spotting, shelfwear, small surface tears and ink stains on rear; Text block has book plate on front endpapers and library pocket and label on rear endpapers, library stamps to pages 3, 5, spotting and tanning to endpapers, slight spotting within, age-toning to paper; 95 pages.