San Francisco: The Westgate Press, 1929. Limited Edition, #206/500. Octavo, 34 pages; VG; Green paper-covered boards with black cloth spine; mild wear and rubbing; lacking slipcase;signed flat by Anderson on the half-title page; with the bookplate of Harpo and Susan Marx on the front pastedown; CX consignment; shelved case 2.
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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1925. First Edition, Fourth Printing. Octavo, 332 pages; VG-/G+; spine brown, with dark brown lettering and green design; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; some shelf wear and soiling to jacket; mild shelf wear and soiling to volume; marked age-toning to jacket overall; large chip missing at upper right corner of jacket front; small chips missing at upper edge of jacket front; two-inch closed tear repaired at inside of jacket with tape at upper edge of jacket front; crown and tail of jacket spine missing; significant age-toning to spine; two water stains and two small dark stains to jacket back; small chip missing at upper left corner of jacket back; price cut; previous owner's inscription at front free endpaper; pages 327-332 uncut; pages clean; CX consignment; shelved Case 2.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; orange spine with black text; first U.S. edition; dust jacket shows slight exterior wear; cloth's exterior has slight wear; minor rubbing to spine edges; strong boards; textblock edges clean; tight binding; interior clean; pp 431.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1920. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 347 pages; VG-/G; Light brownish spine with red lettering; Dustjacket has significant fading and water-staining to the spine, chipping at head/tail of spine and top corner of front cover, and one closed tear at bottom of front cover; Boards show moderate edgewear at head/tail of spine and moderate cornerwear to all corners; name of previous owner appears on front paste-down, and a bookseller plate appears on the back pastedown; CX consignment; shelved case 13.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1920. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 347 pages; VG-/VG; Faded yellow spine with red lettering; Dustjacket has fading and single crease along spine, and minor soiling to front cover; Some edgewear to head/tail of spine, shelfwear to printed labels on cover and spine, and cornerwear to top corners; Textblock has minimal foxing to deckled bottom and fore-edge; Several pages remain uncut; CX consignment; shelved case 13.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1932. First Edition. Octavo, x pages, 261 pages; VG/VG-; spine orange, with brown and blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; small chips missing a corners of flap folds; crown of jacket spine missing; spine age toned; small chip missing at lower edge of jacket back; price cut; upper edge dyed orange; pages clean; CX consignment; shelved Case 12.
New York: Hampden Hills Press, 1925. Limited Edition, #42/125. Octavo, 21 pages; VG-; contemporary quarter green cloth binding, boards in decorated green and red paper; spine with age toned paper label with black lettering; covers protected with a mylar wrapper; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped and shredded; spine slightly cocked; inscribed to Charles Scribner by Sherman; hand-numbered #42 at limitations page; pages clean; CX consignment; shelved Case 0.
n.p. Hugh McAtamney, 1913. Octavo; G; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; mylar wrap to cloth; cloth's exterior shows some soiling to exterior; modestly rubbed edges; intact binding; text block exterior edges have age toned; deckled fore and tail edges; head edge gilt; endpapers have slight offset toward edges; frontispiece with tissue; some foxing to most pages, generally toward edges; illustrated with dry mounted photographs; some with tissue guards; photograph offset to p 29; illustration of dining hall to p 121; pp 140.
Northvale: Jason Aronson, 1987. Octavo; G/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, pink with white print; DJ has slight edgewear, else clean and bright, price-clipped; Boards in red cloth with black print, slight wear to spine caps, slight warping, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, age-toning to paper; xxvi, 545 pages, b&w illustrations.
London: Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe; Cuthell and Martin; J. Walker; Otridge and Son; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme; by W. Wilson, Printer, St. John's Square. 1808. 6mo; ix, , 96,  pages. VG-; Bound in full brown leather, rebacked. Chipping, rubbing, and general shelfwear to boards. Archival repairs to pastedowns. The armorial stamp in the back board is somewhat more damaged and less distinct than that on the front. Some offsetting to a majority of plates. Small open tear to the upper margin of p. 13 (text not impacted). The armorial stamp on both boards is the heraldic achievement of the British royal family between 1801 and 1816. Drawings by G.M. Woodward, Esq. 24 of 25 plates present (lacking the plate depicting The Spaniard, p. 68). In this copy, only the frontispiece is colored. JR Consignment; shelved case 7.
Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. Octavo; VG-/VG-; black spine with white and yellow text; mylar wrapped dj; dust jacket exterior shows very mild sunning; light foxing to flaps; cloth clean; slightly splayed boards; exterior to text block lightly foxed; black marker marks to tail edge; slight offset to endpapers; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 351.
Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1950. Octavo; VG-; black spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth's exterior has slight rubbing wear; strong, intact boards; lightly sunned spine; mild edge wear; textblock exterior edges show modest toning, due to age; frontispiece; tight binding; interior clean; illustrated; pp 252.
Oxford: Imprinted at Oxford [and London] : by Iohn Lichfield [and William Stansby], 1632. Folio, , 38, , 51-124, 145-487, , 491-549,  pages,  plates.; VG; Bound in full brown calf; rebacked with earlier boards preserved and parts of earlier spine laid on. Some shelf wear and cracking to binding. Archival repairs to engraved title page and to p. 367. Lacking frontispiece and engravings for Book 1 and Book 9; engraving for Book 2 shows some damage to margins (not impacting engraving); closed cut to engraving for Book 10. Scattered damp staining. Signatures: pi⁶ [par.]⁴ A-D⁴ E⁴ (-E4) F-3T⁴ 3V²; pi1 is blank, leaf E3 mis-signed ’F3’. This copy belongs to the variant with preliminaries and one setting of quire 3V (with 3-line initials on the errata page) printed in London by William Stansby. Ownership inscriptions to engraved title page, title page, and two final blank leaves. Scattered ink underlining and marginalia. JR Consignment.; Shelved case 8 1/4 Oversized item(s). Will require additional postage for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller for additional information.
London: printed by M. Clark, for Charles Harper, at the Flower-de-luce over-against St. Dunstan’s Church in Fleet-street, 1696. Eleventh Edition. Folio, , 327, , 84 pages; Bound in full brown calf; rebacked with earlier spine laid on and corners repaired. Light shelf wear to repaired portions of binding; more extensive chipping and scratching to remaining early portions. Slightly foxed; variable age toning. Small closed tear to the lower margin of p. 5 ("Lusoria"). Book stamp of a previous owner to title page of "Resolves." JR Consignment.; shelved case 7 Oversized item(s). Will require additional postage for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller for additional information.;.
London: printed for J. Crosley, and Samuel Manship, at the Black Bull in Cornhil, 1692. Second edition. Octavo, , 467,  pages; VG; Bound by Jon Robbins in full modern diced calf, paneled spine, previous label preserved. Ink name to sfep, dated Sept 22, 1726, ink initials to title page; a4v with ink * next to 'Good Prince' and marginalia referencing King James; age-toned and foxed. First leaf is blank; Imprimatur on leaf a2v; "An idea of happiness, in a letter to a friend" has separate dated title page on leaf 2B4r; pagination and register are continuous. JR Consignment. case 7.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1966. First Edition. Octavo, 304 pages; VG-/G+; spine purple and red, with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; jacket scuffed; chip missing from upper edge of jacket front; small chips missing from crown and tail of jacket spine; inch-long closed tear to upper right corner of jacket back; small chips missing from upper edge of jacket back; price cut; tide lines to upper edge of text block; bookseller's sticker to front free end paper; some age toning to text block; pages clean; shelved Case 10.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1897. Octavo; VG; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth's exterior clean; straight, intact boards; probably rebound; text block exterior edges have age toned; deckled edges; previous owner's name to fep; small stain to head edge to title page; tight binding; illustrated; interior good; pp 527.
London: C. Dilly, 1789. Octavo; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown leather with gold print, spine caps worn away, corners and edges are worn and exposed, hinges cracked the length of volume exposing string binding, spine is dry, chipping, and scuffed, boards are heavily scuffed with surface tear to rear bottom edge; Text block has tinted top edge, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker, library bookplate on front pastedown, owner bookplate inside front flyleaf, penciled name on front endpaper and title page, tanning and mild foxing to endpapers, cracked hinges front and rear otherwise binding is tight, light age-toning to paper with very occasional foxing; iv, 466 pages + publisher catalog at rear (2 pages).
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1936. Limited Edition, #349/1500. Octavo, 290 pages; G+; in G brown slipcase; quarter bound in black cloth, with boards in teal paper; spine black, with gilt lettering; ex-library, with usual marks; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; library sticker at front board; library sticker at bottom of spine; upper edge dyed teal; illustrated with black and white photographs; signed flat at limitations page by Steichen; hand-numbered #349 at limitations page; pages clean else library markings; shelved Case 9 3/4.
Amsterdam, London, New York: Elsevier Publishing Company, 1972. Octavo; VG-/G; gray/black pictorial spine with off-white and orange text; dust jacket shows moderate exterior wear; lightly sunned spine; some chips and dings to edges, as is; mild toning to flap edges; cloth has only slight exterior wear; minor edge wear; strong, straight boards; text block edges have slight toning; mild offset to endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated with drawings and photographs; images show slight toning to edges; otherwise interior clean; good binding; pp 158.
Chicago: Muhammad's Temple of Islam No. 2, 1973. First Edition. 10mo; G+; red spine with gilt text; first edition; no jacket; cloth has slight exterior wear; some rubbing wear to edges; straight boards; text block exterior edges show slight wear; other few marks to endpapers; interior pages clean; tight binding; pp 265.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1963. First Edition. Small Octavo; VG-/G; black spine with black text; first edition; dust jacket shows modest exterior wear; light foxing to rear; some foxing to flaps; mylar wrap; cloth has some white spotting to tail edge; slight exterior wear; otherwise mild exterior wear; strong boards; text block exterior edges show mild shelf wear; previous owner's book plate to front pastedown; interior clean; tight binding; pp 306.
Moscow: Izbrannye Sochineniia, 1946. Large Octavo; G; dark blue spine with white text; no jacket; reprinted; cloth shows slightly sun faded exterior; white geometric decorations to spine; some moderate wear to edges; slightly cocked spine; text block exterior edges has modest toning; previous owner's name to fep; mild offset to endpapers; frontispiece; few ex-library markings inside; otherwise interior good; illustrated; pp 659; text in Russian.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1968. First Edition. Octavo; G/fair; red spine with black text; first edition; dust jacket shows modest rubbing to exterior; several chips to edges; few markings to front flap; cloth shows slight exterior wear; lightly bumped fore corners; mild lean to spine; minor wear to edges; text block exterior edges have light tone; lightly damp stained fore to endpapers; head edge blue; previous owner's name to ffep; interior good; pp 212.
Belmont, CA: Wadsworth International, 1984. Octavo; VG-; sunned white spines with red and black text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, ISBN 0534028799, pp 304; vol. 2, ISBN 0534032001, pp 275; vol. 3, ISBN 053403201x, pp 292; no jackets; white slipcase with red and gray lettering; pictorial front; slipcase exteriors have modest shelf wear; intact panels; cloths show minimal wear; slight smudges to spine; strong, straight boards; text blocks edges clean; previous owner's name to front pastedown; interior pages clean; illustrated; tight bindings; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Dingwall-Rock Ltd., 1925. Beau Brummel Edition, #1780/1999. Octavo, 2 vols.; VG; full contemporary navy cloth bindings; spines with gilt lettering and design of a gentleman; mild shelf wear and soiling; mild fading to spines; mild wear to heads and tails of spines; upper edges gilt; previous owner's bookplate at front paste down of both vols.; stamped #1780/1999 at limitations pages; pages of both vols. uncut; pages clean; shelved above Case 1.
Northridge, CA: Lord John Press, 1978. Limited Edition, #8/50. Octavo, 52 pages; VG; ecru cloth quarter binding, boards in green paper; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear; protected with a mylar wrapper; pages clean; signed by Barthelme at limitations page; numbered #8/50 at limitations page; shelved Case 0.
London: Peter Owen, 1974. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 275 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white and green titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '£4.50 net' mild shelfwear and rubbing; light bumping to lower corners; with 'From the Library of Anais Nin and Ian Hugo' stamp on the ffep, there are no markings or marginalia; shelved case 2.
Boston: American Photographic Publishing Co., 1942. Octavo; VG-; burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows slight exterior wear; minor small white spot to rear joint; strong boards; text block shows mild to edges and corners; lightly sunned spine; American Society of Photogrammetry stamp to front pastedown and fep; interior pages good; tight binding; frontispiece; illustrated; pp 454 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
Ashfield, MA: Paris Press, 2002. 10mo; VG/VG; gray pictorial spine with black text; first published, 1930; new introduction; dust jacket exterior shows only slight wear; cloth clean; text block clean; patterned endpapers; tight binding; gift inscription by Jan Freeman to Yehuda; pp 28; inscribed by Hermione Lee.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1969. Collector's Edition. Octavo; VG-; silver and yellow spine with silver and yellow text; collector's edition; no jacket; yellow/silver slipcase; slipcase exterior shows some soiling; minor rubbing to edges; intact panels; cloth has only light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges show mild tone; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated; tight binding; pp 62.
New York: William Wood & Company, 1883. Octavo; G; black 1/2 bound leather spine with gilt text; no jacket; marbled boards have slight scratches; raised bands to spine; modestly rubbed edges and joints; strong boards; text block edges marbled; marbled endpapers; missing front and rear endpapers; minor creasing to corners to few pages, mid text; slight offset to edges to first and last endpapers; interior unmarked; tight binding; pp 403.
New York: 1899-1919. First Edition. Octavo; VG; bound in red buckram, gilt titling to spines; mild wear and rubbing; with six issues, all having original wraps; All six issues are by/about Albert Beveridge. Contains the following: March 1907: The Reader: The Nation Versus State's Rights - The First Debate in the Series on the Problems of the People by William Jennings Byran and Albert J. Beveridge. July 1911: McClure's Magazine: Canada's System of Responsible Government by Albert J. Beveridge. December 1909: The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine: The Fifth Wheel in our Government by Albert J. Beveridge. December 1911: The World To-Day: A People who Govern Themselves by Albert J. Beveridge. March 1919: The North American Review: Pitfalls of a "League of Nations" by Albert J. Beveridge. July 1899: Our Day: Contains a picture of Albert J. Beveridge on the cover and an article of the "Career of by Albert J. Beveridge".; shelved above Middle East.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1891. First Edition. Thin Octavo, 55 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's white cloth, somewhat faded plain spine; gilt lettering to front; some soiling to exterior; minor edge wear; strong boards; text block exterior edges have age toned slightly; deckled edges; minor defects to front hinge; good binding; interior very good and clean; with tipped in slip above "These chance utterances of faith and doubt are printed for a few friends who will care to keep them." reading "From the Author"; shelved case 1.
Boston: Colonial Press Company, 1904. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, green with faded gold print; Boards in green cloth, wear to spine caps and corners, slight toning to spine, light shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, light tanning to endpapers, cracked front hinge, clean text; 509, 504 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Octavo; G+/G-; blue spine with black text; first edition, first printing; dust jacket has moderate rubbing wear to exterior; few chips to edges; rubbed edges and joints; slight moisture staining inside dj; cloth has minimal exterior wear; strong, straight boards; text block exterior edges show slight wear; frontispiece; slight damp staining to tail edge; fore and head edges good; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 538.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1906. First Thus. 12mo; G+; sunned burgundy spine with gilt text; first thus; no jacket; cloth shows mild stains to front; blind stamped border to front; "The Astor Prose Series" embossed to front; modest overall exterior wear; mildly cocked spine; some rubbing wear to corners; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have slight age toning; frontispiece with tissue guard; broken front hinge; interior pages clean; pp 359.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1973. First Edition. Octavo; G/G; black spine with red and yellow text; first edition; dust jacket shows mild rubbing to exterior; price clipped front flap; minor chips to edges; creases to flaps; cloth exterior shows slight sun fading; good, straight boards; text block exterior edges show few soiling stains; slightly cocked spine; slight ink to ffep; interior good; small defect to rear hinge; illustrated; pp 440.
New York: The Viking Press, Publishers, 1980. First Edition. Octavo; G/G; off-white spine with blue and pink text; first edition; dust jacket has some soiling stains to exterior; slight age toning toward edges; minor edge wear; slight crease to flaps; cloth exterior shows modest toning to exterior; staining smudges to front; strong boards; text block exterior edges show some foxing; mild offset toning to endpapers; interior clean; tight binding; pp 274; inscribed by author to Celia Morris.
New York: HarperCollins College Publishers, 1995. First Printing. Octavo; VG/paperback; grayish beige spine with purple, pink and yellow text; first printing; covers have only light exterior wear; text block edges lightly toned; previous owner's name to title page; tight binding; interior clean; illustrated; pp 325.
Austin: Texas Monthly Press, Inc., 1982. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G; dark blue spine with yellow and white text; first edition; dust jacket shows modest exterior wear; some minor chips to edges; small chip to front joint; cloth exterior has light wear; slight split to front joint toward head edge; strong, straight boards; text block exterior edges show light foxing; deckled fore edge; tight binding; interior clean; pp 404; signed by author.