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.
London: Christie, Manson & Woods, Ltd., 1967. Octavo; pp 88; G-/paperback; pinkish beige spine with black text; full title: Catalogue of Important and Rare Printed Books and Manuscripts from the Virtue and Cahill Library, Sold by Order of the Bishop and Cathedral Chapter of the Diocese of Portsmouth and Three Important Hebrew Mss. the Property of a Lady, On Wednesday, July 5, 1967; covers have moderate sunning to exterior; minor chips to spine edges; light soiling smudges to front; sunned spine; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean; map laid in at title page.
New York: Sotheby's, 1989. Large Octavo; G/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloth shows some smudges to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; 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.
Cambridge, MA: Maurizio Martino Publisher, n.d. Reprinted. Small Quarto; pp 397; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; full title: The Kress Library of Business and Economics; Catalogue, 1777-1817: Giving Data also Upon Cognate Items in other Harvard Libraries; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Cambridge, MA: Maurizio Martino Publsiher, n.d. Reprinted. Small Quarto; pp 412; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; full title: The Kress Library of Business and Economics; Catalogue Covering Material Published through 1776 with Data Upon Cognate Items in other Harvard Libraries; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
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.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1927. Ninth edition. Octavo; Ninth edition, third impression 1929; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, wear to corners, hinges, and spine caps, staining to front and spine, scratching to rear; Text block has name in ink on front pastedown and half-title page, clean text; ix, 400 pages, illustrated (samples of type/fonts).
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.
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.
Londres: Trubner & Co., 1861-1862. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, torn away; Boards in brown paper without print, worn corners and edges, binding string exposed, stains and smudging; Text block contains nos. I-XII, not all issues have covers, pencil notation to cover of No. I, clean text; Text in French; 192, xiv pages, illustrated.
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.].
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.
Paris: Rombaldi, 1945. Quarto, 149 pages; G condition; Light grey wrappers, worn tan spine with brown text has creases and tears down the length and piece missing at foot, all pages remain attached but overall binding is loose and pages may detach, white design on cover with red and white text, rear cover off-white with foxing, edges worn all around and textblock edges age-toned and foxed; significant foxing to portions of interior, many pages age-toned at edges, pages unmarked, contains 4 tipped-in plates.
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.
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.
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.
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.