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.
Books-Print / Books on Books
Large Thick Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; Boards have slightly rubbed edges with minor wear on exterior, otherwise strong & sturdy panels; Text block has darkened very slightly due to age and handling; light pencil on ffep and tight binding. Several bound copies. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1883. Thick Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; Boards have heavy rubbing along corners and moderate wear along edges, some light peeling on panels, otherwise sturdy and intact; Text block has darkened due to age with light foxing toward front of text, front & rear pastedowns are cracking slightly from binding; Previous owner's name on ffep; pp 972.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1871. Thick Octavo; G/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gilt text; Half-leather bound boards with shelf wear such as slightly rubbed exterior and edges, spine has slight peeling at upper head edge, front pastedown cracking from binding; Text block has moderately age toned exterior edges and wear due to age & handling, light foxing on pages toward front; pp 952.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1872. Thick Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; Boards are lightly sunned with peeling tear near head spine edge, 0.5 inch open tear at spine tail edge, lightly rubbed and scratched exterior with minor edge wear, and overall sturdy with strong panels; Text block has foxing along exterior edges, slight age toning around edges of pages and cracking along hinges at pastedowns; pp 952.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1873. Thick Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; Boards are rubbed on exterior and along edges with lightly sunned spine and head edges and moderate wear along spine edges, but panels are sturdy; Text block has darkened with age, stiff pages and some small spots toward rear of text; Front and rear pastedowns are cracking along hinges; pp 952.
Salem: The Essex Institute, 1864. Thin Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Tan spine with gold text; May have been rebound around 1903; Boards are lightly sunned with minor edge wear, slight cracking from binding between pastedowns and end papers; Text block has darkened along exterior edges due to age and handling with light foxing on first & last few pages, but text pages are unmarked; Previous owner's book plate on front pastedown; pp 274.
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, 1894. Square Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Tan spine with black text; Boards have smudged & lightly stained exterior with some fraying tears on spine head & tail and panel at corners and edges; Text block has darkened due to age with slight cracking at pp 122-123 from binding along hinge, light pencil, slight foxing on some pages and deckled fore edge.
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.
London: Printed for Thomas Tegg, 1827. Second Edition. 8vo., unpaginated; VG; bound in full brown calf, polished boards, paneled spine with black label, gilt lettering, other compartments with gilt tooling; some mild wear and rubbing to boards, spine; marbled text block, endpapers; single gilt rule to boards; single gilt edge-rule; slight age-toning and foxing, primarily to endpapers and title page; last page slightly loose; small bookplate to front pastedown; inscription on second front free endpaper; shelved Shakespeare.
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.
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.].
Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith, Publisher, 2005. First Edition. wide 8vo. VG+/VG. black-and-white pictorial spine and front jacket, spine has white uppercase title, followed by light gray author, just above publisher logo. front jacket has raised white characters for title centered above full gray author along bottom edge. wide light gray inner flaps. mild edgewear. dark gray clothbound HB with white uppercase title, author and publisher. lightly abraded and whitish at spine ends and HB corner points. small title repeats at right of mid-panel. brick red endsheets are solid, no blemishes. excellent clarity within text interior, around mid-volume, p. 119-134, in b/w on glossy white. 302 pp. ISBN # 15486856871.
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.
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.