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n.p. n. publ. 1906. Thick Octavo; pp 864; G-/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; 6 bound magazine volumes in one book; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; noticeable wear to spine; slight rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to ffep; frontispiece; interior lightly toned; cracked gutter at pp 3-6; profusely illustrated;.
Paris: 1912-1919. Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text on red bar; Boards are fragile with moderately rubbed spine and cracking along spine at gutters, rubbed & slightly fraying edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with slight foxing on first few pages, otherwise unmarked pages throughout. French language. Aisle 7.
Paris: 1920. Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text on red bar; Boards are fragile with taped toward head edge across spine and cracking along spine at gutters, rubbed & slightly fraying edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with otherwise unmarked pages throughout. French language. Aisle 7.
Paris: 1921. Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text on red bar; Boards are fragile with heavy wear on spine and cracking along spine at gutters, rubbed & slightly fraying edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with otherwise unmarked pages throughout. French language. Aisle 7.
Lyon: Thomas Amaulry, 1693. Sixth edition. 16mo; G-/no-DJ; Brown spine with gilt text; Boards are slightly sunned with some fraying & rubbing at edges, but otherwise strong & intact; Text block has age toned slightly with light moisture staining on head edge near front of text, and pastedowns are missing covering papers, also slight cracking at hinges from binding, but otherwise pages are fully bound; pp 587. French text. eb/nd.
Paris: Alphonse Leclere, 1861. first edition. Small octavo in dark brown leatherette with framed gold gilt; in good condition; 6-band embossed spine with small, open tears along edges; binding strong; ornate end pages; gilt edges; paper slightly faded; text clean; tight print; slight musty odor; pp. 219; contains 33 letters addressed from uncle to nephew, and 39 plates of colored engravings in very good condition; in FRENCH; shelved in Case # 4.
Paris: Chez Firmin Didot Freres, Librairies, 1840. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gilt text; 2 volumes; Boards are half-bound with leather spine and fore corner with moderately sunned and rubbed exteriors, also rubbing at corners and along edges, however panels are strong and intact; Text blocks have darkened on exterior edges due to age with top layer of pastedowns missing, slight foxing on pages throughout, as well as pencil writings mostly toward front of text of v. 1 and lightly in v. 2, with good binding; pp 1460. French text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Paris: Lemarchand, 1802. new edition. 12mos. in light brown leather; Good; 5-band spines with gold letters and burgundy frame; some amount of shelf wear mostly on spine and edges; binding strong; previous owner's tiny seal on title page; frontispiece portrait loose; paper faded and foxed, text clean in tight print; in FRENCH; shelved in France section.
Paris: Maison Didot. 12mo;G+; Hardcovers; Quarter leather binding with marble boards; the 2 Vols. are in uniform condition; Dark and light brown spines with illegible texts; Boards have shelf wear with minor bumping, chipping and peeling to the corners and edges, vol.1 has foxing to the rear, but binding of both volumes is strong; Text blocks are severely age-toned, front free end-papers have inscription of the previous owner, pages are clean; 648p.(Vol.1); 669p. (Vol.2) Oversized listing. Please contact seller for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. Reprint. Thick Octavo; G/G-; Off-white spine with green text; Dust jacket has darkened with age & handling and has small tears & frays along edges; Boards are slightly sunned with some smudges on exterior and minor edge wear, but panels are sturdy; Previous owner's name on ffep; Text block has slightly age toned exterior edges, deckled fore edge unmarked pages and good binding; pp 871.
Large Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Dark red spine with gold text; 2 bound books of one volume; Boards are slightly sunned with minimal wear on exteriors, corners and edges, sturdy & strong; Text blocks are age toned with library stamp on head & tail edge exteriors; Library stamps on pastedowns; Remnants from loose contents slip on ffep; pp 1460. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Wyman & Sons, 1879. first. octavo in dark green cloth with gold letters on spine; Good+; boards strong with some shelf wear along edges; flaps foxed; front gutter opened; title page missing; title handwritten on ffep; hinges loosening at center; paper slightly faded and soiled around hinges; text in very fine print; pp. 306.
London: Edward Moxon, 1851. New Edition. Set of two thick octavosin 3/4 red leather and marble hardcovers; VG; some soiling on boards and shelf wear on bottom edges; large stains on first pages of vol. II caused by water damage; paper faded; text clean; pp. 645 and 720; shelved in drama; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: J. Tonson, 1730. 16mo; G-/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with no discernible text; Boards have moderately rubbed exterior & corners with slight cracking at front gutter, detached rear panel, as is; Text block shows moderately age toned exterior edges with light foxing on pages throughout, slight writing and markings, torn edge on front end paper, slightly stiff pages; pp 272.
Paris: Librairies-Impremeries Reunies, 1894. 12mo; G/no-DJ; Dark red spine with gold text; Boards have slight rubbing at corners and edges and lightly sunned panels, overall clean and sturdy exterior; Text block has slight cracking at front hinge & pastedown along binding, pages have darkened slightly around edges due to age and tight binding; slight writing on half title page; pp 269. French language.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1965. 454/1500. Large Octavo; pp 161; VG/no-DJ; ivory/light blue spine with gilt text; limited copies, this is no. 454 of 1500; sunned light blue slipcase; intact panels; cloth has slight sunning to spine; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Atheneum, 1966. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G+ Hardcover w/ dustjacket; Black spine with White and Red text; Dustjacket has moderate edgewear, some shelfwear, small closed tear along head edge of front cover, fraying along spine edges, small open tears along top corners of both covers, bent corner on front interior flap, sunning to spine; Boards strong, clean save some shelfwear; Textblock has some age toning, small faint mark on rear endpaper, foxing on some pages, otherwise clean; 170 pp.
New York: Atheneum, 1975. First Edition. Octavo; pp 135; VG/G; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; light sunning to exterior; small sticker to lower spine; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edge; interior clean; signed by author.
Camp Hill, PA: Book of the Month Club, 1986. Octavo; VG-/G; beige spines with red/green/blue text spines; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Inferno, pp 386 ; vol. 2, Purgatorio, pp 399 ; vol. 3, Paradiso, pp 423 ; dust jackets have slight soiling to exteriors; mylar wraps; cloths have lightly sunned exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Paris: Editions du Cygne, 1931. Quarto; vg/none; brown cloth spine with black text on white label; quarter-bound w/pink marbled boards; endpapers, orange marble swirls; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 366 pp.; illus., frontispiece, plates, engravings, photos, and text figures; some tinted; fore-edge, deckle; binding shaken; else very good; ---SUBTITLE: Theatre, Cirque, Music Hall, Cafes-Concerts, Cabarets Artistiques; ---TEXT IN FRENCH.
Washington: Anderson House. First Edition. 12mo and 10mo; G-/no-DJ; sunned gray spines with faded red text; 9 volumes: The Masque of Kings, pp 141 ; Knickerbocker Holiday, pp 109 ; The Eve of St. Mark, pp 108 ; Key Largo, pp 125 ; Storm Operation, pp 126 ; Candle in the Wind, pp 116 ; Joan of Lorraine, pp 138 ; The Star-Wagon, pp 139 ; The Essence of Tradegy, pp 53 ; cloths have foxing to some exteriors, mostly toward edge; some rubbing to corners; sturdy boards; text blocks show light age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to ffeps; deckled edges; illustrated; JT Consignment; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington, D.C. Anderson House, 1938. First Edition. Octavo; pp 109; G/Fair; dark tan spine with green text; dust jacket shows sunned spine and edges; mildly soiled exterior; some chips to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has some sun darkening to spine; rubbed spine edges and fore corners; mildly splayed boards; text block shows slight age tone to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1914. Octavo; good/none; red cloth spine with faded gold text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; sunned at the spine; binding, lightly shaken; flaking at the corners and edges; a scattering of pencil marks within text block; shadow browning to pages 164-165; 236pp.
Easton, PA: The Dramatist Co., 1912. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; VG; Tan leather spine, gilt text on green card; Boards strong, rubbing and/or chipping on corners, edges and spine in addition to general shelf wear; Text block is age toned, some light foxing on tail and fore edges, pages durable, text legible; pp 283. Shelve Front Case.
New York: Privately Printed for Rarity Press, 1931. Octavo; pp 300+392; G+/no-DJ; dark pink spines with silver text; 2 volumes; cloths have slightly sunned spines; mild scratches to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; frontispieces; illustrated;.
New York & London: Routledge, 1996. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Red spine with yellow and white text: Covers are clean with very mild shelfwear, binding solid: Textblock is clean: Contains Lysistrata, Women at the Thesmophoria, and Assemblywomen plus notes, introductory materials and an appendix: 244 pp.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1937. Limited edition. Quarto; Limited edition, 1044/1500; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with black print; Boards in white cloth with black print, light soiling; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the engraver on the edition page; xviii, 62 pages.
New York: Illustrated Editions Company. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ has tears along top and bottom edges, fading to spine, smudging, spotting; Boards in blue and tan cloth with gold print, mild wear to spine caps and corners, slight shelfwear; Textblock has tanning/spotting to endpapers, clean text; 114 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1937. 814/1500. Thin Quarto; pp 62; G+; beige/tan pictorial spine with black text; signed, numbered copy, no. 814 of 1500; no jacket; no slipcase; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to edges; profusely illustrated; frontispiece; previous owner's plate to front pastedown; deckled edges; signed by John Austen, illustrator;.
London: Fanfrolico Press, 1926. Limited Edition. Folio; G/No jacket; Leather spine, gilt lettering; Some wear to all edges, fraying at the corners and the edges of the spine; Boards slightly bowed; Binding starting; Pages are age toned and slightly rippling; Musty; Good copy only; Part of a limited edition: 425 copies for England and 300 for 'overseas.' This is copy #78 of the overseas edition; 51 pages. SHELVED CASE 11.
Alcala de Henares, Spain: Centro de Estudios Cervantinos, 1995. Thick Octavo; pp 1419; G+/G; gold spine with black text; this volume only; dust jacket has chip to spine head edge; some rubbing wear to edges; slight soiling to exterior; sticker residue to rear; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior; bumped fore corners; chip to spine head edge; light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name stamped to head edge; interior clean; Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Calder and Boyars Ltd, 1968. First Edition. 10mo; pp 246; VG-/G-; ivory/blue spine with black and blue text; volume one only; dust jacket has slight rubbing wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light tone to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Paris: Furne, Jouvet et Cie, Editeurs, 1869. Octavo; pp 719; G-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; original publisher's cloth has some rubbing to exterior; raised bands to spine; gilt decorations to spine; blind stamped borders to panels; text block show all edges gilt; interior clean; previous owner's name to front endpaper; cracking to front gutter; some soiling to endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; illustrated; French text;.
Wien: Verlag Holzhausen, 1998. Quarto; VG/VG; Red spine with blue & yellow text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has minor shelf wear; Cloth is clean with strong and sturdy panels; Text block has minimal wear on exterior edges with clean pages and tight binding; pp 284. German text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Chicago: Studio Press, 1967. 78/130. Quarto; VG-; dark blue spine with gilt text; limited, numbered edition, no. 78 of 130 signed copies; 148 copies in all; original color woodcuts by author; cloth shows light wear to exterior, strong boards; moderate rubbing to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; tissue guards to plates show light offset; deckled edges, interior clean. Book now in protective plastic bag. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s).
New York: AMS Press, Inc., 1966. Octavo; VG; hardcover; bound in navy blue cloth, gilt lettering; all volumes' boards strong, some shelfwear, some edgewear, very minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, minor bumping on spine head edges, protected by mylar; all text block very slightly age toned; volume 1 boards have light tearing on front end paper head edge, erased penciling on front end paper, folding on rear end paper head edge fore corner; 3 volumes [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1943. Second Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 1272 pages; VG; bound in full red leather, single gilt rule to boards, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling; top edge of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; slight age-toning to pages; interior clean; shelved Front Case.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1905-1912. Octavo; G; hardcover; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering; all volumes' boards have some bowing, general edgewear, general shelfwear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on some fore corners and spine edges, removed sticker mark on spine, spines sun toned, interiors ages toned, penciling on front pastedown; all volumes' text blocks age toned, stamp on copyright pages except for last two volumes, gutter occasionally visible, tearing on some edges; volume 1 boards have small closed tears on spine head edge; volume 1 text block has light soiling on exterior head edge; volume 2 boards have small closed tear on spine head edge, soiling spot on spine; volume 3 boards have closed tear on spine head edge, browning in interiors; volume 3 text block has light soiling on exterior head edge, indents on some pages; volume 4 boards have bumping on tail edges; volume 4 text block has soiling spot on title page, soiling on tail edges of pages 1 through 4, light soiling on exterior head edge; volume 5 boards have small tears on spine edges, bumping on tail edges, soiling in rear interior; volume 5 text block has occasional soiling; volume 6 boards have bumping on tail edges, browning in interiors; volume 6 text block has soiling on exterior head edge; volume 7 boards have bumping on tail edges, indent on spine; volume 7 text block has minor soiling on half title page and verso of half title, light soiling on exterior head edge; volume 8 boards have bumping on rear tail edge and rear fore edge, browning in interiors; volume 8 text block has occasional soiling; volume 9 boards have chipping on spine head edge, closed tears on spine tail edge, visible separation in rear interior; volume 9 text block has soiling on exterior tail edge; volume 10 boards have tearing on spine edges, bumping on front head edge and front tail edge, sticker on rear pastedown; volume 10 text block has red ink stain on fore edge of first several pages, minor soiling on exterior tail edge; 10 volumes; Volume 1 - The Maids Tragedy, Philaster, A King and No King, The Scornful Lady, The Custom of the Country; Volume 2 - The Elder Brother, The Spanish Curate, Wit Without Money, Beggars Bush, The Humourous Lieutenant, The Faithful Shepherdess; Volume 3 - The Mad Lover, The Loyal Subject, Rule a Wife and Have a Wife, The Laws of Candy, The False One, The Little French Lawyer; Volume 4 - The Tragedy of Valentinian, Monsieur Thomas, The Chances, The Bloody Brother, The Wild-Goose Chase; Volume 5 - A Wife for a Month, The Lovers Progress, The Pilgrim, The Captain, The Prophetess; Volume 6 - The Queen of Corinth, Bonduca, The Knight of the Burning Pestle, Loves Pilgrimage, The Double Marriage; Volume 7 - The Maid in the Mill, The Knight of Malta, Loves Cure or the Martial Maid, Women Pleas'd, The Night-Walker or the Little Thief; Volume 8 - The Womans Prize, The Island Princess, The Nobel Gentleman, The Coronation, The Coxcomb; Volume 9 - The Sea-Voyage, Wit at Several Weapons, The Fair Maid of the Inn, Cupid's Revenge, The Two Nobel Kinsmen; Volume 10 - Thierry and Theodoret, The Woman-Hater, Nice Valour, The Honest Man's Fortune, The Masque of the Gentlemen of Grays-Inne and the Inner Temple, Four Plays or Moral Representations in One [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
New York: Limelight Editions, 1986. First Edition Thus. Octavo; VG- Paperback; Red spine with White text; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, crease along spine, slight bowing to front cover towards fore edge, clean save small faint smudge on front cover; Textblock has slight age toning along edges, small brown mark on fore edge, otherwise clean; 233 pp.