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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
USA: Princeton / Joseph J. Falcone, Inc. 1992. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. medium red clothbound HB with stamped gold tilting between thin gilt bands above mid-spine. light ivory textblock, clear and excellent, no marks or writing to the interior. lightly soiled head-edge, fore-edge and tail fine. 303 pp.
Paris: Gumuchian, [nd]. First Edition Thus. [No publication date, early 1900's?] Quarto; Volume II [plate volume] only; wraps in blue cloth clamshell slipcase; spine lost; some pencil notes (see photo) on front endpaper, loose signatures collected in hand-made soiled blue cloth clam shell box with title on spine; 332 plates called for but lacking approximately 53 plates; from the library of Vincente Minnelli with his name twice embossed on early leaves. [NOTE: SOLD AS IS AND WITH ALL FAULTS]. See photos for details [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Detroit: Omnigraphics Inc, 1991. Second Edition. Second Edition; Octavo; VG+/VG; White spine with purple text. DJ has general shelfwear, age toning, 1cm closed tear on front, light blue streak on front, some edgewear; Boards clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock has minor foxing on top edge, otherwise clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 368.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1969. Octavo: VG-/VG-: Off white spines with black text: 3 volume set: DJs are in similar condition with general shelfwear, age toning, soiling, small closed tears mainly concentrated along head and tail of spine, Volume I has tape on interior around head and tail: Boards are strong with some shelfwear, dust staining: Textblocks have dust staining, pages are free of markings, folds andtears, front free pages of all 3 volumes have imprinted book plate from previous owner and date written inside book plate in black ink: Volume I- 479, Volume II- 565, Volume III- 542 pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Hanover and London: University Press of New England, 1981. Octavo, 94pp. Softcover in VG condition. ---Spine is dark blue with white text. Minimal bumping and shelf-wear. Wraps are bright and clean. Previous owner's signature on front free end page, otherwise no markings or creases to the text. Binding is tight.
Stratford-on-Avon: Shakespeare Press, 1911. Wide octavo; good+/none; tan cloth with black title on spine over red heraldic device; front board with larger red heraldic emblem or seal; ex library, stamps and markings; light age-toning; fore-edge, deckle; some pages uncut; binding slightly loose but intact; 729 pp.; illus., historical introduction, facsimiles, portraits, frontispiece and other illustrations; some pages roughly opened; endpapers, scars of previously removed library papers; boards, staining; spine, sunned; one fore-edge joint. split start;.
Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1971. First Impression, Limited Edition. 8vo. VG/ -partial DJ. red leatherette HB spine with gently rubbed metallic titling within a thin gilt border and enlarged titling on front board. brown patterned endpapers. 41 illustrations contained within this solidly bound volume, no writing or marks. jacket front has a partial ivory DJ with text, covers 2/3 of front board. solid red tinted head-edge with bright ivory fore-edge and tail. 437 pp. ISBN# 0872497003.
Santa Barbara, CA & Oxford: ABC-Clio, 1987. Quartos: VG-/no-DJs: Light brownish gray spine with dark brown text: 2 volume set: Boards are strong and clean, slight bowing to front boards of volume 2, bindings are tight: Textblockas have dust staining and foxing mainly to head and fore edges of exterior, pages are clean and unmarked: Vol I- 376 pp; Vol II- 482 pp. [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.].
Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, 1985. Research Guide No. 5. Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. burgundy clothbound HB, gilt-stamped in uppercase for title and tiny publisher acronym at tail. moderate shelfwear and handling shows on front and rear board. rust on ivory manuscript fragments illustrate the inside covers. illustrations listed include 16 scanned images, presented singly in b/w through the catalog entries in two columns. with index in rear. solidly bound and clear throughout. 145 pp. ISBN # 0881350257.
Baltimore: Enoch Pratt Free Library, 1949. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 603pp; green paper wraps printed in black; covers a bit soiled; tears to crown and foot; gutters reinforced with cloth tape; contents [reproducing typescript] generally very good. [Spine; green buff paper no titles]. [Note: A. S. Con Bedini].