New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1874. Large Octavo; G/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; Boards have shelf wear such as rubbed edges & corners, age tone appearance, and scratched exterior; Text block is generally age toned with foxing on exterior edges and on first & last few pages; pp 832. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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Leipzig, Germany: State Academy of Graphic Arts and Applied Arts to Leipzig, 1935. Hardcover Imperial Octavo; G-; Book shows notable ware, foxing on front, back and spine, damp staining, especially pronounced stain on bottom front board, rubbing on corners, title card on spine is intact but chipping at edges, spine cocked; Text block age toned, some speckling on page beds and edges in front and back of text block, otherwise clean, text and illustration clear and legible; pp 140 (excluding illustrations) Higher shipping rates for items requested for expedited or international shipping as well as any items over 4 Lbs. Please contact shipping department for details.
New York: 1984. Quarto: VG-/no-DJ: Red spine with gold text: Boards are string but stained in multiple places on front and back and show some shelfwear, dust staining, ex libris with front paste down containing a book plate from a previous owner: Textblock is clean and free of markings, folds or tears, limited edition of 600 copies: 258 pp.
Mainz, Germany: Hermann Schmidt Mainz, 2000. Quarto: VG/no-DJ wraps: Navy blue spine with white text: Covers show some shelfwear and slight chipping along edges, mainly concentrated at tail, slight bumping of corners, mild scuffing: Textblock clean and free of markings, tears and folds: TEXT ENTIRELY IN GERMAN: 714 pp.
Doubleday Anchor Books, 1955. Large Thin Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Green & off-white spine with black text; Covers have age toned spine with moisture stain along spine and light smudges at fore edges, and light edge wear; Slightly cocked spine; Text block has darkened somewhat due to age & handling with clean pages; pp 160.
London: Charles Tilt, 1832. Octavo. Good/no DJ - hardback. Volume 1 only; Three quarter leather bound with marbled sides; Paneled red spine with 4 ridges with double gilt borders outlining the ridges, gilt decoration in the middle of each 5 compartments and gilt text/title; spine shows evidence of cracking; boards are strong and have significant rubbing; boards have moderate edgewear (bumped corners, chipped corners, worn edges); smaller (measuring less than 1 inch) thinned/torn area from the marble side on the back board; significant foxing and water exposure staining all across the front pastedown, front free end page, back free end page, and back pastedown; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned, with foxing and offsetting from the ink from illustrations; textblock also shows evidence of significant water staining on the bottom half.
New York: Christie's, 1998. Booklet; pp 99; VG/paperback; beige spine with purple text; gilt and purple text with gilt border to illustrated front; gilt border and gilt embossed illustration to rear; covers have very slight wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Boston: Littell and Co., 1891. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Brown spine with gold text; Boards have moderately rubbed corners and edges, lightly sunned exterior and strong panels; Text blocks have darkened due to age with foxing on exterior edges and slight cracking along hinges of both volumes, but pages are unmarked; pp 1648. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1975. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in 1/4 blue cloth with tan spine, black lettering; boards slightly bowed, some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, ex-library sticker on spine, minor soiling on front, ex-library stickers on rear, ex-library stamp on front pastedown, ink soiling on front end paper, ex-library insert on rear end paper; text block age toned, penciling on publisher page, penciling on contents page; 403pp.
London & Boston: John Lane, The Bodley Head and Copeland & Day, 1895. Square Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Tan spine with black text; Boards have smudged & lightly stained exterior with some fraying tears spine head and tail edges, some wear at corners and edges of panels; Text block has darkened due to age with slightly stiff pages, but undamaged pages and deckled fore edge.
New York: The Colophon, 1932. (bottom portion of title page reads "Contents Part Eleven") Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brown spine with dark brown text. Boards have shelf wear, age toned, rubbing to edges, bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has Ex-Library stamp on fore edge, deckled edges, Ex-Libris book plate on front paste down, small pen mark on contents page, age toned, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 90; Shelved with Full Price Art books.
New York; London: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.,; Collier Macmillan Publishers, 1976. First edition. Large Octavo; pp 615; VG-/Fair; Dark beige spine with black text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has tears to spine edges and fore corners, 4 inch open tear towards tail edge at rear, slight age toning to exterior; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior and edges, boards are strong and intact; text block shows slight beige toning to exterior edges, interior clean; Arts - Collection; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Grolier Club, 2004. Limited First Edition. thin softcover 8vo., 54 pp., VG; blue and yellow striped matte paper wrapper, no lettering to spine; white title block with black lettering and motif to front cover; mild rubbing to covers of wrapper, small tear with slight superficial material loss to back cover; mild rubbing to edges of wrapper, including head and tail of spine, predominately bottom edge; very mild shelfwear to text-block; interior clean; pub. 2004, limited printing of 1,500 copies stated to copyright page; contains four (4) black and white plates; catalogue of Woolf's works published by Hogarth Press, the publishing house owned by Virginia and her husband Leonard; shelved Case 0.
London: Bernard Quaritch, 1888. Auction Catalog. Octavo; fair/none; sunned red spine with gold text; boards, shelf worn, sunned; curling to front cover; rear hinge cracked; binding shaken, cracked at pages 3898-3907; bookmark, front paste-down endpaper; numbered as pages 3528-4066, plus 41-page Index. An auction catalog, offering Lot Nos. 35943 - 38552, offered for Cash at the affixed net prices, December 1886 to August 1887.
Boston: The Riverside Press, 1909. Limited Edition, #283/370. small 4to., 337pp.; VG; bound in green cloth with gilt; wrapped in the original glassine cover, numerous rips, including a chunk missing along the tail of spine and the lower part of the front cover; fore and lower edges of text block deckled; of a limited edition of 370 copies, this is number 283; many pages uncut; interior clean; MA consignment; shelved case 12.
London, Great Britain: Holland Press Publisher, 1981. Numbered, Limited Edition, Facsimile Reproduction of the original 1939 edition. thick Qto. VG/VG. olive green DJ, densely titled with uppercase black characters for titling. the minimal edgewear is protected by a simple clear plastic sheath. dark forest green clothbound HB with maroon segments, with centered titling on each, with decorative bands and located near head and foot. olive green endpages. hand numbered # 109 of 500. tight binding, a solid copy, unmarred inside and out, condition above average overall. 718 pp. ISBN# 0900470984.
Savot [London]: Robert Boulter, 1674. Fourth Edition. 8vo., 706 pages; VG-; rebacked with new spine, previous boards; boards brown leather with new spine, endpapers, spine has burgundy label with gilt lettering; moderate bumping and rubbing to boards; name on second free endpaper, dated 1700, sme name on upper fore corner of title page, both in ink; interior free of writing, slight age-toning; The Glossographia "defined around 11,000 hard or unusual words, and was the largest English dictionary when it was published. His was the last, largest, and greatest of the English "hard-word" dictionaries, which aimed not to present a complete listing of English words, but to define and explain unusual terms that might be encountered in literature or the professions, thus aiding the burgeoning non-academic middle class, which was ascendant in England at the time and of which Blount was a member...and the first that cited sources for definitions. It contained many unusual words that had not previously been included in dictionaries, and others not included in any later dictionary" [wikipedia]; shelved case 9.
Wilton: Morehouse-Barlow Co., Inc., 1981. Octavo; VG/VG-; Tan spine with white text; Dust jacket has small closed tear at tail front edge and a small tear at head fore edge with other general edge wear but otherwise intact; Cloth has very lightly sunned spine with just minor edge wear and strong, intact boards; Text block shows slight wear on exterior edges with tight binding and unmarked pages; pp 272.
Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2003. Quarto: G-/no-DJ hardback: Green spine with black box containing red and peach text: Boards have rubbing along edges, bumping to corners, scratches and chips on front and along front hinge, sticker residue on back, age toning to spine, sticker at tail of spine, binding cracked and shaken: Textblock exterior has some dust staining, pages clean and unmarked: 840 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.].
Toronto: University of Toronto; Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 2006. Exhibition catalog. Quarto; vg/wraps; tan spine with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 126 pp.; illus., 110 lots with color photos, facsimile documents, drawings, and historical title pages and figures; else very good.
New York, NY: D. Appleton and Company, 1910. No. I. Bookbinding. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. much rubbed and faded red cloth spine with nearly indiscrnible gilt stamped characters upon a much abraded spine; with scuffs, rubbing and shelfwear evident. light brown paperboard panels, lightly chafed edges and wear to outer corners. simple ivory endpapers, right fep has prior owner's name in ink. very clean and well preserved textblock interior, wide-margined and a solid, complete copy. rough-trimmed outer edges. as is. 342 pp.
Camden, SC: Nothing Could by Finer Press, 1999. Quarto: VG/VG: Blue and yellow spine with blue text: DJ has protective sheath, is in very good condition with slightest shelfwear: Boards are cloth, blue with gold text on spine, very minimal shelfwear, spine is slightly softened: Textblock is clean and free of markings, tears, folds, etc, book is signed by the author in black ink of title page: 377 pp.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/VG-: Blue spine with white text: DJ has general shelfwear, some sun fading, scuff marks: Boards are strong and clean with rubbing to edges, binding solid: Textblock exterior has mild age toning, pages have age toning or light foxing to perimeter else clean and unmarked: First Edition: 315 pp.
Milano: Piantanida, Valcarenghi, 1923. Octavo; G/no-DJ; spine brown leather with heavy gilt lettering; covers sturdy, clean, 1/2" open tear on spine head, spine tail worn/torn up; top front edge chipped, edges have moderate wear; textblock clean, some age tone, back pastedown partially detached from cover, front pastedown torn 1", inscribed by author half title page, contains b/w and color images, written in Italian.
Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1994. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, Ex-library number label on spine, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has library stamp on edges and rear end paper, bar code label on rear paste down, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 478.
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.
Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1903. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; light green spines with gilt text; 4 volumes; boards show slight sunning to exteriors, light soiling to exteriors, minor wear to edges, strong boards; text blocks have deckled edges, slight age toning to exterior edges, slight foxing to endpapers; frontispieces have tissue guards; RL Consignment. Shelved case 13.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1996. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; grey spine, grey lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear, minor edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, interior slightly age toned; boards slightly bowed, minor edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, erased penciling on rear end paper; text block age toned, penciling on page 21; First Edition; 213pp.