New York: The Republican Club of the City of New York, 1909. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Tan spine with black text on an off-white block; Number 59 of 500 hundred limited edition copies; Boards have heavily rubbed exterior edges and corners, sunned spine, however panels are sturdy; Text block has darkened slightly with age and has deckled fore edge, slight shadow toning inside pastedowns & on end papers, but generally clean with tight binding; pp 358. Privately printed for the Republican Club of the City of New York.
Essays & Speeches
Philadelphia: 1850. Thick Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark green spine with gilt text; Boards have rubbed exterior & corners with fraying edges, tears on either side of head & tail of spine edge; Text block is age toned with some foxing on exterior edges and pages throughout; Cracking between front & rear pastedowns and end papers at hinge; pp 888.
Boston: American Institute of Instruction, 1869. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; Black spine with black text on an off-white block; Boards have minor shelf wear with rubbing along edges & at corners, otherwise panels are strong & sturdy; Text block has darkened somewhat due to age, otherwise pages are clean with tight binding; pp 207.
London & New York: George Routledge and Sons, Limited. 12mo; G+/no-DJ; Brown spine with gold text; Boards are half bound with leather with rubbing along corners, slight edge wear and moderately scratched exterior panels, but sturdy and fully intact; Text block is lightly ivory toned with light foxing on exterior edges and first & last few pages, tight binding; pp 416.
Philadelphia: Robert DeSilver, 1819. 18mo; G-/no-DJ; Brown spine with gold text on a burgundy panel; Volume 4, this volume only; Boards have heavily rubbed exterior and corners, most notably on spine, otherwise panels are still intact; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with shadow toning on pastedowns and first & last end paper and slight foxing & tears on some pages, otherwise pages are fully bound with some writing on end papers; pp 262.
New York: Pickwick Publishers, 1929. Octavo; vg/none; gray leatherette spine and boards with gilt titles; endpapers, burgundy; all edges, red marbling; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 1136 pp.; frontispiece for each chapter; Rousseau; Cellini; De Quincey; Pompadour; Franklin; and St. Augustine; binding shaken; else very good.
Austin and London: The American Folklore Society, 1974. Octavo; VG/G-; Blue spine with black text; Dust jacket has fraying edges and slightly rubbed exterior; Boards are lightly sunned on exterior with strong & sturdy panels; Previous owner's book plate on front pastedown; Text block has minimal shelf wear with clean pages & tight binding; pp 125.
New York: Twice a Year Press, 1941. Octavo; vg-/none; light gray wrap with dark brown text over plain boards; minor shelf wear and umping, toning and light soiling to wrap, toning to photo plates, text block clean; 308 pp; features a photograph by Ansel Adams and an abstraction by Georgia O'Keefe; else very good.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979. Octavo; VG/VG; orange spine, brown lettering; dust jacket stuck to boards, general shelfwear, minor edgewear, light general soiling, open tear along rear head edge, minor rubbing on fore corners, ex-library sticker on spine, spine sun toned, protected by plastic; boards strong, very minor edgewear, minor rubbing on spine edges, ex-library inserts stuck to front end paper; text block very slightly age toned, ex-library stamps and penned text on copyright page, occasional penciling, soiling on exterior edges; xi, 283pp.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1968. first printing. Octavo; G/G; Off-white spine with black & blue text; Dust jacket has age toned spine and fore edges with slight rubbing wear along edges; Price clipped front flap and sticker on rear; Cloth has show lightly rubbed edges with overall slightly sunned exterior which has sturdy and intact panels; Text block shows some age toning on exterior edges, however binding is tight and pages are clean, deckled fore edge; pp 243.
New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc. 1976. Reprint. Thick Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Dark blue spine with silver text; Reprint of the 1621 edition; Boards have some rubbing along spine & fore edges and on rear panel, slightly sunned spine and other minor edge wear, overall undamaged with sturdy panels; Text block has lightly rubbed exterior edges due to handling and some minor smudges & nicks with library stamps on ffep & verso of title page, pages are otherwise unmarked with tight binding; pp 1003. Latin language. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston: Cummings and Hillard, 1812. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; dark brown spine with gilt text on dark red bar; leather panels show wear due to age on exterior; exterior has spotting including white & pink spots on front, small tear on front, scratches & minor tears on rear; edges are heavily rubbed w/ some fraying wear at corners; panels re still attached & sturdy; text block has darkened somewhat due to age; end papers are torn; some slight moisture staining along tail edges; light pencil on ffep; otherwise text pages have good intact binding; pp 434.
Chicago: Geo. S. Bowen & Son, 1899. First Edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ hardcover; Brown spine with silver text; Boards strong, moderate rubbing to spine/corners, spine sunned, spotted discoloration across boards, faint small spotted staining on both pasteboards, spine shows slightly/torn at inner edge of pasteboard; Textblock age-toned, darker toned foxing on exterior head, otherwise clean; 1009pp.
Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1998. First Edition [SIGNED]. Octavo; VG/VG-; DJ, Mostly white text on black spine; chipping along top edge; HB, yellow text on black spine; boards, strong, clean; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; SIGNED by author to previous owner on title page; 300pp.
New York: Alliance Book Corporation, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover Large Octavo;VG/G+; Green spine, black and yellow text; DJ wrapped in protective archival covering, shows major ware: large open tears and prominent chipping and rubbing along outer edges and corners, 2-inch closed tear near fore edge of front cover, prominent age toning and sunning; Boards strong, corners soft, foxing on head and tail edges; Text block is age toned, shadowing on end paper and paste downs, foxing on head edge, some pages throughout are dog-eared with foxing on certain corners as well, otherwise clean, pages durable, text and illustration legible and clear, card from previous seller in back; pp 145. Shelve Case #1.
Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1985. First. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Orange spine with white text; Boards strong with general shelfwear and edgewear, large, dark stain at front cover tail corner, dark stains at back cover tail corner and along top edge of spine, spine dotted with lighter brown stains; Textblock clean, heavy staining along fore and tail edges; pp 334.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1903-1904. Octavo; Fair; hardcover; bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering; all volumes' boards have some bowing, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, rubbing on hinges, some soiling on covers, sun toning on edges and spines, soiling in interiors, ex-library stamp and penciling on front pastedown; all volumes' text blocks age toned, pages cut unevenly, penciling on half-title pages, foxing throughout, foxing around exterior edges; volume 1 boards have tape on spine, tape on interior gutters, visible separation front text block in interiors, browning on end papers, penciling on rear pastedown; volume 2 boards have tape on spine; volume 3 text block has some pages uncut; volume 4 boards have browning on end papers; volume 5 boards have browning on end paper, penciling on front end paper; volume 6 boards have open tear on front hinge, fraying on hinges and spines edges, tape on interior gutters, visible separation in interiors, browning on front end paper; volume 6 text block has some pages uncut; volume 7 boards have tape on spine edges, tears on rear hinge, tape on interior gutters, visible separation in interiors; volume 8 boards have tape on spine edges, tears on rear hinge, tape on interior gutters, visible separation in interiors, browning on interior end papers; volume 9 boards have tape on spine, bumping on rear head edge, visible separation in interiors, browning on end papers; volume 10 boards have tape on spine, visible separation in front interior, browning on end papers; volume 11 has tape on spine, bumping on spine tail edge, browning on end papers; volume 11 text block has occasional tearing on head edges; volume 12 boards have tape on spine, browning on end papers, visible separation in front interior; volume 12 text block has occasional tearing on head and fore edges; volume 13 boards have tape on spine, ink soiling on front end paper, browning on end papers; volume 14 boards have tape on spine, browning on end papers; volume 14 text blocks have tearing on head and fore edges; volume 15 boards have tape on spine, visible separation in front interior, ink soiling on front end paper, browning on end papers; volume 15 text block has some pages uncut; 15 volumes; Volume 1 - Poems; Volume 2 - Poems; Volume 3 - Essays in Criticism; Volume 4 - Essays in Criticism; Volume 5 - On the Study of Celtic Literature and on Translating Homer; Volume 6 - Culture & Anarchy and Friendship's Garland; Volume 7 - Literature & Dogma; Volume 8 - God and the Bible; Volume 9 - St. Paul & Protestantism; Volume 10 - Mixed Essays; Volume 11 - Irish Essays, Etc.; Volume 12 - A French Eton, Etc.; Volume 13 - Letters Volume I; Volume 14 - Letters Volume II; Volume 15 - Letters Volume III [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: T. Davies, 1767. Quarto; G; hardcover; rebound in green cloth, gilt lettering; boards slightly bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on bumping on fore corners and spine edges, soiling on front and rear, spine sun toned, some soiling in interiors, pastedowns damp stained, erased penciling on front end paper; text block age toned, separation visible in rear, occasional soiling, occasional damp staining, exterior fore edge damp stained; 395pp.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1970. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in black cloth, gilt lettering; boards have some shelfwear, minor edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, minor bumping on fore corners, torn sticker on front, ex-library sticker on spine, ex-library insert on rear pastedown; text block slightly age toned, penciling on title page, penciling on publisher page, stamp on page v, ex-library stamps on exterior head and tail edges; xx, 304pp.
New York: Random House, 1962. First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; DJ: tan sunned spine with brown and faded red text; HB: blue cloth spine with a black box containing gilt text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; 527 pp; DJ sunned, stained, and slightly rumpled at spine edges; HB boards and edges lightly stained and scratched; head edge of HB tinted black; paste downs, ffep, and bfep toned; ink writing on ffep; else VG.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008. First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; blue and black spine, white lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; boards strong, rubbing and bumping on fore corners, stamp on front end paper; text block has very light soiling on exterior edges; volume 3 only; First Printing; xxxvii, 775pp.
Hampshire and London: The Macmillan Press Ltd, 1992. First edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Black spine with white text; Covers have slightly sunned & lightly rubbed exteriors with minor edge wear & bent rear tail edge, otherwise sturdy and intact panels; sticker on rear cover; Text block shows slight wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 263.
London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1954. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Gray fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, age toned spine and edges, minor bumping on corners, rubbing to edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on edges, previous bookstore's label on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 227.
Boston: Geroge C. Beckwith, 1845. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brown fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, bumping to corners, small open tears on front, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on edges and pages, age toned, damp stain from title page to p.6, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 606.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1921. Limited, unnumbered edition of 1500copies. Octavo; good-/no dust jacket; yellow cloth spine with black text on sunned white label; boards, bumped; fraying to corners and spine edges; text block, clean; toning starts; age-toning and light flaking to spine label; former owner's name, FFEP; 320pp.
Rockville, Maryland: Quill and Brush, 1994. Limited Edition, #12/200. 8vo., 116pp.; VG; bound in gray cloth, black lettering on spine; housed in a VG gray cloth slipcase; SIGNED by all of the authors, this is number 12/200; includes signed original silkscreen by Lou Stovall, held on front pastedown by silk ribbons; shelved case 12.
Ellensburg: Vagabond Press, 1981. Premiere issue. Small Quarto; VG-/G-; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and is slightly age toned with light foxing on exterior slight edge wear; Cloth has very slightly sunned spine with minor rubbing at corners, otherwise clean and strong panels; Text block is slightly age toned with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 93.
Paris: C. H. Langlois, 1830. First edition. Set of four volumes rebound in dark green marble with embossed spine and gold gilt; VG; boards with minimal soiling; strong binding; marble edges; paper and text clean; few last pages foxed; in French; shelved above Science; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co. 1955. First edition. Octavo; good+/good; dj, brown spine with red and white text; HB, blue cloth spine with silver text; ex libris, signature, 1956, ffep; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 309 pp.; light toning; binding shaken; dj, [BRO-DART]; foxing; else very good.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1965. Octavo; VG-/G+; teal spine, black lettering; all volumes' dust jackets have tape on fore corners and spine edges, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, penned text on spine, spine sun toned, interior age toned; all volumes' boards have slight bowing, some edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, ex-libris stickers on front pastedown, stamp on front end paper; all volumes' text blocks age toned, occasional penciling, soiling on exterior head and tail edges; volume 1 dust jacket has small closed tear on head edges, chipping on spine edges; volume 2 dust jacket has open and closed tears on rear edges, open tear on rear head fore corner, damp staining on spine; volume 3 dust jacket has open tear on rear head edge; volume 4 dust jacket has small open tear on spine tail edge; volume 5 dust jacket has small closed tear on front tail edge, small closed tear on rear interior flap head edge; volume 5 text block has light soiling on exterior fore edge; 5 volumes.
Boston: The Writer, Inc., Publisher, 1951. Thin octavo; vg/good-; dj, sunned blue spine with black text; dj, chipping at the spine and folds; 2" open tear, tail edge of front cover; HB, dark blue cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; former owner's name inked to FFEP and to head edge of page 25; text block, clean; 31pp.
New York: Longmans Green and Co, 1950. 1st edition. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Grey spine with tan text/title; dustjacket is distinctively age-toned with foxing and mild edgewear (mild smaller tears along the edges and spine); boards are strong and clean; foxing on the fore-edge;foxing on the front pastedown, front free end page, and back pastedown; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 269.
Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1985. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Blue spine with white and black text & red spine with white and black text: Two Volume set: Both volumes covers are in very good condition with minimal shelfwear, very slight bump on bottom corner: Textblock of volume two has some smudges along tail edge, otherwise both are clean and pages are free of markings, folds and tears, ex libris and both volumes have imprinted bookplate on title pages: Vol One- 245 pp, Vol Two- 324 pp.