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San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1978. First U.S. edition. Octavo; First U.S. edition; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with orange and white print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, crease and short tear to rear bottom edge, mild shelfwear; Boards quarter bound with brown cloth to spine and tan paper to boards, light wear to spine caps else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, slight amount of marginal pencil marking, else clean and tight; viii, 216 pages.
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.
Leipzig: Philipp Reclam jun. 1921. 12mo; 4 volumes; G+; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mild wear to spine caps and corners, light shelfwear; Text blocks have blue tinted edges, tanning to endpapers, v. 1 has slight tears to endpaper hinges, else clean and tight; Text in German, fraktur print; CONTENTS: Bd. 1. Buch der Lieder ; Neue Gedichte ; Zeitgedichte-Romanzero ; Letzte Gedichte ; Atta Croll ; Deutschland (xxiv, 787 pages, frontispiece (port. tipped in)) — Bd. 2. Reisebilder ; Shakespeares Mädchen und Frauen ; Englische Fragmente ; Tragödien (640 pages) — Bd. 3. Deutschland ; Ludwig Börne ; Novellistische Fragmente ; Memorien (722 pages, frontispiece (port. tipped in)) — Bd. 4. Französische Zustände ; Vermischte Schriften (780 pages). Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in wraparound bookcase next to 15's.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; G+/G+ Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Dark Red spine with White and Light Green text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, light stain on rear cover, fraying at corners; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear; Textblock has spotting along edges, otherwise clean; 281 pp.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2020. First Edition. Octavo, 283 pages; VG; full binding of navy genuine leather; spine paneled, with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear; all edges gilt; silk moire end papers; satin ribbon bookmark; signed flat by Sharpton at limitations page; numbered 502/700 at limitations page; fingerprint stain at limitations page; ephemera free within; pages clean; shelved Case 9 3/4.
Washington: Gales and Seaton, 1838. Booklet [6x8]; G-; missing covers; off-white wrappers with black lettering to front; wrapper exterior shows slight smudges; light moisture stains to front; slight foxing to rear; text block exterior edges slightly toned; slight foxing to few interior pages; pp 60.
Washington: Gales and Seaton, 1837. Booklet [6x8]; G-; missing covers; off-white wrappers with black lettering to front; wrapper exterior shows slight smudges; some pencil to front; some foxing to rear; text block exterior edges slightly toned; minor chips to front fore edge; slight foxing to few interior pages; pp 37.
Chestertown, MD: The Literary House Press, Washington College, 1992. 201/1000. Booklet [7x10]; VG/G+; grayish beige spine without text; signed, numbered copies; this is 201 of 1000; dust jacket has few smudges to exterior; minor edge wear; black titles and illustration to front; covers show slight toning; intact panels; text block clean; illustrated; tight binding; unpaginated; signed by Robert Day and Kathy Wagner.
London: Richard Bentley; John Murray, 1836; 1859. First Thus. Octavo, 3 vols.; G+; late 19th century three-quarter red calf binding, boards with red marbled paper; spines paneled, with gilt lettering and design; some shelf wear and scuffing; all corners bumped; wear to all joints; upper edges gilt; water staining to fore edges; ex-library, with usual marks; bookplate removed at all front paste downs; damage to back paste downs of vol. 1, and Memoirs; library pocket removed at all back paste downs; all frontispieces offset; upper corner of vol. 1 page 1 missing; uncut pages throughout vol. 2; mild pencil underlining in vol. 2; chip missing from Memoirs title page due to inexpert removal of library stamp; upper corner of Memoirs page xxviii missing; foxing throughout all vols.; shelved above New Age/Occult.
Austin: University of Texas Press, 1997. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with black print; DJ has slight bump to bottom of spine, else clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; xiv, 218 pages.
San Francisco: North Point Press, 1987. First Edition. Small Octavo; VG/VG; brown spine with yellow text; first edition, but not stated; dust jacket has little exterior wear; mildly age toned flaps; cloth clean; strong, straight boards; text block exterior edges show minimal wear; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; pp 192.
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1842. No Edition Given. Octavo, 3 vols.; G+; contemporary three-quarter calf bindings, boards in marbled paper; spines paneled, with gilt lettering and design; some shelf wear and soiling; scuffing and wear to paper at covers; corners bumped and shredded; chips missing at crown of vol. 1 spine; all edges red; wear all joints; vol. 1 joints starting; previous owner's bookplate removed at front and back paste downs of all vols.; previous owner's name at front of each vol.; vol. 1 contains portrait frontispiece; pages clean; shelved above US History 1700s--A-F.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895. No Edition Given. Octavo, 15 vols.; VG; contemporary three-quarter calf bindings. boards in brown marbled paper; spine paneled with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear; upper edges gilt; some wear to corners and edges of boards; marbled end papers; pages clean; shelved above US History--New York.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1967. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey and white with white and blue print; DJ has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, slight creasing, shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mildly cocked spine, mild wear to spine caps and corners, bump to lower fore corners, staining to front; Text block has slight spotting to top edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xiv, 464 pages, frontispiece (port.).
New York: Sheed and Ward, 1956. 12mo; G/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with white and black print; DJ has tears along bottom edge and to flap fold corners, toning to spine, peripheral toning, mild shelfwear; Boards in green cloth with black print, slight wear to spine caps and corners, peripheral toning, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, else clean and tight; vi, 216 pages.
London: C. Dilly, 1792. First English Edition. Octavo, , 414 pages,  ads; VG; bound in modern polished calf, paneled spine with dull titling; very mild shelfwear; light foxing throughout; page 1 trimmed, some pages trimmed slightly tilted; two pages of ads in rear for C. Dilly; The initial leaf is an ’Advertisement’; A translation of Maria Geertruida de Cambon’s ’De kleine Klarissa’.; shelved case 3.
London: J. Dodsley, 1796. Ninth Edition. Octavo, 2 vols.; VG-; contemporary full bindings of brown leather; spines with black leather labels, and gilt lettering and design; some shelf wear and scuffing; wear to joints; wear to spines; all edges marbled; previous owners' names at front paste downs; some foxing to end papers; mild pencil underlining; mild offsetting throughout; notes in pencil at back free end paper of vol. 2; shelved above US History--New York.
Boston, MA: James Osgood, 1841-1906. Various Editions. Octavo, 33 vols.; VG; 20th century full bindings of brown leather; cloth or paper of previous front cover or spine retained and tipped in at back of 50% of vols.; spines with raised bands, and gilt lettering; boards with blind and gilt tooled design; publication date stamped in gold at tail of spines; slight fading to spines; mild wear to joints; volumes of various sizes; upper edges gilt; mild shelf wear and scuffing; pages clean; GP Consign; Set is heavy, please contact us for international and priority shipping; shelved above US History 1800s.
New York: Random House, 1963. First Edition. Octavo, 86 pages; VG-/VG-; quarter binding of black cloth, boards in blue paper; spine blue with faded red and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor shelf wear to dust jacket, including several very small tears and small creases at edges; dust jacket is age-toned; price uncut; upper edge stained orange; end papers are slightly age-toned and foxed (particularly paste downs); Hoover’s bookplate at front paste down; text block lightly age-toned and foxed; contains blue illustrations; EF consignment; shelved Case 1.
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1948. 10mo; G/G-; gray/beige spine with beige text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; some browning toward edges; few chips to edges; tape mends inside dj to head and tail edges; cloth has some smudges to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block edges show minimal wear; tight binding; interior clean; pp 395; inscribed by author.
New York: New York University Press, 1992. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; G-; black spine with gilt text; first edition; first U.S, edition; no jacket; ex-library stickers to front and rear; cloth shows modest shelf wear to exterior; some wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-Library of Congress book plate to front pastedown; some ex-Library of Congress surplus markings to title page; interior pages mildly toned; ex-library sticker to rear pastedown; small publisher's sticker to rear endpaper; other ex-library markings to copyright page; pp 336.
Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merill Company, 1924. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 276 pages; VG; full binding of black leather; spine with raised bands, and gilt lettering and design; mild shelfwear; front joint starting; wear to corners of boards; boards bowed; upper edge gilt; pages clean; shelved Special Collections Room.
Buenos Aires: M. Gleizer, 1928. First Edition. Octavo, , 7-185, ; VG: bound in publisher's beige paper wraps, black and green titling to spine and front cover; some wear to binding, including small chip to upper fore corner of spine, vertical crease to spine, front cover separating from binding for lower third, rear cover just beginning, small tears to fore edge; uncut on the top edge beginning on page 9, largely uncut on the fore edge as well; some foxing throughout and to edges of text block, as usual; bookseller sticker to inside rear cover; text in Spanish; JL consignment; shelved case 2.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924. First Edition. Octavo, 67 pages; VG-; full binding of blue cloth; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; lower corners bumped; wear to head and tail of spine; spine cocked; inscribed by Beveridge to his son at front free end paper; pages clean; shelved Case 1.
Garden city, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1922. First Edition. Octavo, 72 pages; VG-; full binding of dark blue cloth; spine with rubbed gilt lettering; some shelf wear and soiling; small stains at front and back covers; spine faded; some wear to head and tail of spine; previous owner's name at front free end paper; previous owner's embossed stamp at title page; mild foxing; splitting at gutter between pages 58 and 59; mild pencil underlining; shelved Special Collections Room.
La Habana: Editora Politica, 1982. Booklet [4x6]; VG/paperback; blue spine without text; blue covers; front cover has white and orange titles; light wear to exterior; intact panels; text block exterior edges show light wear; interior clean; tight binding; pp 59 NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 10, in Netdesk office.
Newark: The Wildside Press, 1992. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ in mylar, slight edgewear but clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, slightly cocked spine but clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Author signed bookplate in ink on front pastedown; 208 pages. [STOCK IMAGE].
New York: J. F. Taylor and Company, 1901. Beaconsfield Edition. Octavo, 12 volumes; VG-; three-quarter bindings of red leather, boards in marbled paper; spines with raised bands, gilt lettering and design; some shelf wear; rubbing and wear to joints; mild shredding to corners of boards; some corners bumped; upper edges gilt; marbled end papers; hand-numbered 62/1000 copies at limitations page; pages clean; shelved above Espionage/Terrorism.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. Octavo; 310 pages; G; fully bound in dark blue cloth; spine dark blue with gold text; Boards shaken, bumping and rubbing at corners, fraying along spine edges; Textblock has light age toning, split hinge between front endpaper and pastedown; Shelved in World History/Historiography.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1962. First Edition. Octavo, 300 pages; VG/VG-; full binding of sky blue cloth; spine black with white and blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; wear to head and tail of dust jacket spine; price uncut '$575'; very mild staining to fore edges; signed flat by Vidal at title page; pages clean; shelved Case 10.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishers, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-; navy blue spine with blue and orange text; first edition; first printing; no jacket; cloth shows very slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block edges have light wear; frontispiece; tight binding; illustrated; pp 289; inscribed by author.
n.p. National Endowment for the Arts, 2008. Limited Edition, 1/15 Copies. Octavo, ; VG; bound in stiff ecru paper wrappers, paper front cover label, top edge cut, other edges uncut; There are fifteen copies, signed by the author, printed on Rives Heavy, and one hundred ten copies on Zerkall. This is one of the fifteen copies, with the owners name in Bradbury's hand, followed by his signature on the colophon.; PO consignment; shelved case 8.
London: Printed by Iohn Beale, 1639. Newly enlarged. Small Quarto, , 340,  pages; VG; bound in full speckled calf by Riviere & Son, with their stamp, gilt rules to board edges, rebacked with spine preserved, spine paneled gilt with two black morocco labels, one mostly missing, and gilt titling; all edges gilt; some rubbing and wear to binding; amrbled endpapers; lower fore corner of ffep missing; mild foxing; bookplate of James W. Ellsworth to front pastedown; "Of the colours of good and evill, a fragment" has separate title page; register is continuous.; lacking both the first and last black leaves; Table of contents has hand-written essay numbers next to page numbers; CH consignment; shelved case 3.
New York: J. W. Bouton, 1884. New and Complete Edition. Octavo, xvi, 516 pages; VG-; bound in three quarter brown calf, spine rebacked in matching calf, paneled spine with gilt titling; some rubbing and wear to binding, including scrapes to spine, primarily to ridges; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; frontispiece offset onto title page; lacking ads in rear; shelved case 12.