Paris: Societe Bibliophile, circa 1849. First Edition Thus. Octavo; modern full green buckram cloth with black cloth spine title gilt; collation: "Courtes Chroniques Pour Les Costumes Francais" Cost. Fr. Tom. IV. pp 1-320: [ending with the table of materials contained in the fourth volume]; "Histoire De France." T. II. pp 82, pp 646-692; following the text are 159 plates numbered consecutively 1-159, covering the XVII through XIX centuries and the reigns of Louis XVI through Louis Philippe. Text contents show moderate foxing; plates are generally very good; some with minor foxing; a few trimmed at top edge; a few with well-rendered hand color. A volume made to condense a portion of a greater set. Previous owner's annotation reads "Not in Colas or Hiler." [Spine; black title label gilt on green buckram cloth].
1988. Large Quarto; VG/VG-; Black spine with pink text; Dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior edges & spine with moderate rubbing on rear but otherwise clean and undamaged; Cloth has very slight shelf wear with clean, strong and intact panels; Text block shows light wear on exterior edge with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 199. Russian text.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1857. Octavo; pp 864; G+; dark brown leather spine and fore corners, gilt text and small beige to spine; ex-library; boards have heavily rubbed corners, slight sun faded spine, wear and scratches to exterior of panels; text block shows darkening to exterior, previous library's book plate to front pastedown, shadow toning to fore corners of first and last page, light pencil to title page, remnants of library label to last page, residue of pouch to rear pastedown;.
n.d. thirty-seventh volume (Jan-Jun 1860). Octavo; G-/no-DJ; black & dark brown spine w/o discernible text; rare; 11 color plates; leather spine & corners, cloth panels; exterior is moderately rubbed & sunned w/ slight tear on front toward head fore edge & tear on rear end paper; some rubbing wear along edges; panels are intact & sturdy; text block shows darkening on exterior edges due to age; small tear at fore edge of ffep; minor break at hinges but are still attached; cracking between 476-477 along binding; first & last few pages have slight foxing; text pages are have light foxing mostly toward fore edges, but binding is tight & intact; pp 490.
1809-1811. First Edition. Octavo; 3/4 Morroco binding over green cloth boards; Spine has 5 raised bands and gilt lettering and design; Some slight wear and rubbing to the boards, especially along the edges; Spine slightly fading; Upper edge gilt; Pages toned; 73 "fashion" plates and 35 sample pages taken from Ackermann's Repository of Arts from the years 1809-1911 and bound together; All fashion plates are beautifully colored and preserved (see photos); Also Includes 35 "sample" pages from the same years. Each page has 4 different fabric samples from the era tipped-in. Ackermann's Repository of Arts was an illustrated British periodical published from 1809-1829 by Rudolph Ackermann that covered arts, literature, commerce, fashion, and politics, and had great influence on English taste in fashion, architecture, and literature. A one-of-a-kind item; DD Consignment. Shelved in Case # 10.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1979. First edition. Thin octavo. VG- in VG- dust jacket. Light yellow spine with red and black lettering. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Covers and dust jacket panels clean. Binding strong. Text of pages clean. Small remainder mark to bottom edge of text block near the spine. 160pp, with 146 black and white illustrations.
Athens: Historical and Ethnological Society of Greece, 1993. Small Quarto: VG/VG: Tan spine with light green text: DJ has general shelfwear, some scuff marks, crease on inside front flap: Boards are strong and clean with some light bumping at head and tail of spine: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings folds or tears: Back copyright page states "Published on behalf of teh Historical and Ethnological Society of Greece in December 1993 in 1200 copies": 267 pp.
Milan: Editoriale Tosca, 1991. First Edition. Folio; VG condition paperback with no jacket; Staple bound magazine; Very little wear to the edges; Binding is tight; Images are crisp; Some light bumping to the corners and minor shelf wear; Includes address wrap; Book kept on top shelf of bookshelf next to Netdesk workspace, in plastic protective bag. May require additional shipping for expedited/international orders. International customers please contact seller before placing order so that accurate postage can be calculated.
New York: Atria Books, 2003. First Edition. Quarto: VG/VG-: Deep metallic red spine with platinum text: DJ has general shelfwear, soiling in upper corner, 1 inch closed tear along head edge of back: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing mainly to head and tail of spine and corners, binding tight: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: 230 pp.
Los Angeles, CA: Manuel Weltman, . Limited Edition [1 of 500 copies]. sewn pamphlet 8vo., 47 pp., VG; blue matte paper wrapper, red lettering; overall mild fading/shelfwear to covers, minor imperfection to front cover adjacent to "by"; interior clean; covers protected by plastic covering; in very good condition despite mild imperfections; 1 of 500 unnumbered copies stated to copyright page; housed in yellow envelope with "Swann Galleries" to front (moderate wear); shelved Case 0.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers. Large Thick Octavo; G/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text on a blue bar; Cloth is slightly sunned on exterior and spine with minimally rubbed edges and light wear on exterior due to handling, panels are intact and strong; Text block shows slight age toning along exterior edges with slight foxing on first & last few pages, slight cracking at pp 17 along binding, previous owner's name on half title page; pp 441. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Bulfinch Press, 2001. First Edition. Quarto: G+/VG-: White spine with dark gray text: DJ has some soiling, scuff marks, chipping to head or spine and general shelfwear: Boards are strong with staining/soiling, general shelfwear, binding is tight: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: First Edition: 198 pp.
London, Great Britain: Peerage Books, 1987. Revised. Qto. VG/VG. beige DJ spine with gold-tone and black capitals, jacket front and rear are illustrated. ivory clothbound HB with stamped gold capital titling down spine and centered upon front board. a tinge of discoloration frames the fep/ffep. textblock interior clean, includes 8 plates and 36 illustrations. smooth ivory edges all sides between sturdy unabraded boards. 200 pp. ISBN# 1850520542.
Tbilisi: Khelovneba Publishers, 1990. Small Quarto; VG/VG-; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and are slightly rubbed as well as showing light wear along edges; Boards have very slight shelf wear with strong, clean and intact panels; Text block has slight ivory toning with light shadow toning on first & last few pages, otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 265.
London: Adam & Charles Black, 1950. Octavo; VG/VG-; dust jacket has chipping on spine edges and corners, closed tearing on head edge, general shelfwear, spine sun toned, protected by mylar, price cut; boards strong, bumping on corners, browning on interior; text block age toned, penciled text on top of last page; xvi, 463pp.
New York: The Viking Press, 1979. First Edition. Large oblong octavo; VG/VG; purple spine with white text; jacket has edgewear, small closed tears on front tail edge, sticker residue on back; price clipped on front flap; boards are strong and clean; textblock has faint age toning to exterior, otherwise clean; pp 159.
France: Vranken Pommery, Monopole, 2013. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG+/ (no-DJ); Spine black with embossed black text; Boards have general shelf wear, a few nicks and scratches, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, faint age-toning, content is clear; Pages not numbered; Additional shipping may be necessary for expedited and international orders.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1948. First. Large octavo; VG-/no-DJ; faded blue spine with silver text in scratched, black slipcase; boards of each volume are strong with frayed corners and moderate scratching and scuffing on covers, some light staining, volume one has a one inch pencil streak on bottom edge of front cover; textblocks of each volume are clean; 468pp (volume one), 490pp (volume two). [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Mycroft & Moran, 1961. First Edition Thus [1 of 2000]. 8vo., purple and black pictorial DJ, small purple cursive lettering to spine; VG/VG; very mild wear to DJ, "$3.50" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, silver lettering/decorative motif to spine; slight cocking to spine, mild wear to boards, very slight superficial material loss to bottom-edge of front board and towards top margin of back board; age-toning/wear to text-block; INSCRIBED by Derleth to ffep; 1 of 2000 unnumbered copies stated to limitation page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
New York: Collins Design, 2006. First edition, first printing. Quarto; vg+/vg; dj, white spine with gold text; HB, pale yellow cloth spine with blind impressed titles; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 208 pp.; illus., sketches, photos, facsimile docs, and text figures; some color; dj, [BRO-DART]; else very good.
New York: Rizzoli, 1986. First U.S. Edition. 4to., 248 pp., VG-/VG-; DJ, black spine, thin white lettering: mild wear to DJ, light age-toning to margins of covers, creasing to top of hinge, very mild water staining to bottom margin of back cover near ISBN, covers protected by mylar; tan cloth boards, gold lettering: very mild bumping to corners, mild water staining to tail and bottom right-hand corner of back board at hinge; interior clean, with numerous photographic plates; shelved Front Table.
New York: Judge Co. 1908. Third. Folio; good/none; brown cloth spine with no text; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; age-toning; 100 illus.; endpapers, soiled; binding, shaken; spine, chipped with split starts; boards, soiled; edges, worn; else good; [Artists: James Montgomery Flagg; Penrhyn Stanlaws; Frank Snapp; W.O. Wilson; H. Leonard; V.A. Svoboda; Arthur E. Jameson; F.L. Fithian; G.W. Barratt; Fred Ninkivel; Anthony Guarino; H.L.V. Parkhurst; and Sigurd Schau]; ---ISBN none.
Edições Inapa, 1994 . Limited Facsimile Edition [1 of 3,000 copies]. 4to., unpaginated, VG/VG; gray DJ, black lettering: very mild to DJ, blank flaps; dark gray cloth boards, gold lettering: minimal wear to boards, text-block clean; interior pristine, faux-pressed gloss leaves, contains numerous depictions of everyday fashion in Lisbon c. 1826; Limited Facsimile Edition, 1 of 3000 unnumbered copies stated to limitation page; text in Portuguese; shelved front Table.
Chicago, IL: Henry Regnery Company, 1973. Octavo: VG/VG-: Black spine with greenish gold text: DJ has general shelfwear, some age related discolorations, scuff marks, small chips at corners: Boards are strong and clean with general shelfwear: Textblock has foxing along head edge, age toning along all edges, front free page has fading price stamp, pages are otherwise free of markings, folds or tears: 285 pp.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1969. Second impression. Large Octavo; pp 184; VG-/paperback; Beige spine with green text; covers have slight toning to exterior, tape mend to spine head and tail edges, light rubbing and soiling to exterior; Text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Philadelphia: Ferris & Leach, Publishers, 1901. Octavo; G/no-DJ; brown spine with black text on an off-white label; rare; half-bound suede spine w/ paper panels; spine has small tears & frays at head & tail spine edges, 0.5 inch suede missing at tail edge; exterior has slight age toning around edges; light moisture stain on front; minor edge wear; panels are otherwise intact & sturdy; text block exterior edges have very light browning, due to age; deckled fore edge; slight cracking between pp 16-17, 64-65, 80-81, 112-113, 192-193, 208-209, & 224-225; text pages are otherwise unmarked; pp 232.
Honolulu: Bernice P. Bishop Museum, 1922. Octavo; Fair; Ex-Library; Paperback; Spine, narrow, brown without print; Cover attached to stiff library cardboard, has spotting, smudging, shelfwear, stray pencil mark, chipping to front right edge and to spine caps, library call number written on front; Textblock has library bookplate on inside of front cover, library stamp on title page, verso, and first page of text, library cloth tape at hinges, tear to bottom of spine at first page of text exposing binding, smudging to top and bottom edges, clean text and plates; 32 pages + xxxviii pages of b&w plates.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1941. 12mo; VG-/G+; Black & beige spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has small tear at edges with other minor edge wear, exterior is slightly sunned with light wear showing on rear due to age and lightly stamped writing on front flap, but otherwise clean and intact; Cloth shows lightly sunned edges and slight rubbing on exterior however panels are sturdy and intact; Text block has lightly age toned exterior edges with slightly bent head fore edges of first few pages, but text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 305.
Cleveland, OH: The Western Reserve Historical Society, 1986. Quarto: VG/VG: Thing gray spine with now text: DJ on paperback book, general shelfwear, some light scuffing: Covers are clean and show mild general shelfwear: Textblock is clean and free of markings, folds or tears, color photographs of the subject matter: 35 pp.
Great Britain: Milestone Publications Ltd. 1990. First UK. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. toned wraps spine with black titles, discoloration extends aside the spine only partly upon the partly pictorial ivory softcovers. b/w illustrations with text detail. no writing or interior marks, bound solidly with a smooth and wrinkle free exterior form. 120 pp. ISBN# 1852651008.
London: B. T. Batsford, 1929. Second Edition Revised & Enlarged. Second Edition Revised & Enlarged; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have age toned spine, rubbing on edges, shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on edges and pages, previous owner's name on front end paper dated 1937, Ex-library card holder on rear paste down, cracking along gutters of p200 and 201, between p216 and 217, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 305.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1931. First Edtiion. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine black w/ gold txt block, black txt, creasing at joints, some wear at head of spine, general shelf wear; boards firm and clean; binding loose at hinges, front hinge separating from binding but still very strong; pages have minor wear: chipping at txt block, some discoloration from aging, otherwise in very good condition. Inscribed by author on front endpaper. 222pp.
Cambridge, MA: Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University Press, 1981. Octavo; pp 288; VG-; orange spine with gilt text; cloth has slight wear to exterior and edges, light sunning to boards; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edge, previous owner's name to front pastedown, light pencil check marks toward middle text;.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 231 pages, VG/VG-; DJ, black spine, muted gold and white lettering: overall mild wear to covers, flaps recreased, vertical crease to back cover, DJ covered by mylar; matte black faux-cloth paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: rubbing to spine, lettering somewhat affected yet clear and legible; spine slightly cocked, light bumping to head and tail; light age-toning/very mild wear to text-block; name and address of previous owner to ffep; interior clean, replete with graphics of Paley's works; SIGNED by Paley to half-title page, dated 10.2.1996 in Rochester, New York; shelved Front Table.