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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Edinburgh: Williams & Norgate, 1900-1903. First Edition. 8vos., 4 volumes; VG-; bound in tan cloth, dull gilt lettering on spine; soiling to boards; bumping to corners; name of previous owner on ffeps; The Book of Book Plates was published quarterly, and each of these volumes contains an entire year's worth, or four quarters per volume; each quarter was limited to 500 copies; bound from parts, with original wrappers bound in at rear; shelved above International Relations.
Chicago: Childhood Interests, Inc. 1935. Thick Octavo; G/no-DJ; Green spines with raised brass text on brass block; 2 Volumes; Boards have general shelf wear with slightly rubbed exteriors & spines and minor wear at corners, otherwise sturdy & intact; Text blocks have shelf wear due to age & handling, deckled fore edges, v. 2 has slight moisture staining at tail fore edge, pp 207. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
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.
New York: The New York Public Library, 1995. First Edition. Trapezoid-shaped hardcover in VG condition; no dust jacket; brown spine with white text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; illustrated; 56pp. Published to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the New York Public Library.
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.
London & Boston: John Lane, The Bodley Head and Copeland & Day, 1895. Square Octavo; Fair-/no-DJ; Tan spine with black text; Boards have smudged & lightly stained exterior with some closed tears on spine and wear at corners and edges; Text block has darkened due to age with slight foxing on some pages, light pencil and deckled fore edge.
London & Boston: John Lane, The Bodley Head and Copeland & Day, 1896. Square Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Tan spine with black text; Boards have smudged & lightly stained exterior with some smudgeson sunned spine and wear at corners and edges; Text block has darkened due to age with fairly intact binding, light pencil 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: 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.
Lititz, Penn. Sutter House, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 209 pp., VG/VG; blue and white pictorial DJ, black and cerulean blue lettering to spine, black and green lettering to front cover: mild wear to covers, mild scattered spotting to fore-edges and flaps of covers, price clipped, DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: spine cocked, boards cocked/somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding tight; bumping to head and tail of spine; rubbing to edges and corners of boards, very light spotting to boards; mild age-toning/light spotting to text-block; mild wear to blue map endpapers; light spotting to title page towards gutter; INSCRIBED by "Mary and Jim" Bond to title page; Jim in James Bond, the ornithologist from whom Ian Fleming got he name for his famous spy.; contains ephemera [Washington Post newspaper clipping, Friday, Feb. 17, 1989: James Bond's obituary, feat. his legacy as an ornithologist and living avatar of Ian Fleming's secret agent character of the same name]; LP consignment; shelved Case 6.
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.
Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1967. Quarto; VG+/VG; Spine is tan with black text; DJ has some slight bending to edges, general signs of shelf wear; Boards have general shelf wear, minimal edge wear, bumping to some corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has light signs of handling, content is clear; pp 236; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Washington, D.C. Georgetown University Library, 2010. Fourth Edition, Revised. Reprint; Quarto; VG/No-DJ (paperback as is); Spine is blue with yellow text; Covers have edge wear, light bumping 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, binding is strong; pp 209; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1992. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/No-DJ (paperback); Spine is green with white text; Boards have edge wear, light bumping 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 254; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.