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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].
Leningrad: "Khudozhnik RSFSR" 1981. Quarto; pp 202; VG-/G-; white spine with black text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; some chips to corners; 2.5 inch chip to rear tail edge; cloth has slight wear to exterior; slightly bowed boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; red endpapers; profusely illustrated with may photographs; interior clean; Russian and English text.
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, 1856. Thick Octavo; pp 864; Poor/no-DJ; 3/4 bound dark brown leather spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; gilt scroll rule bordering leather; rare; cloth shows some staining to front; severely rubbed edges; noticeable wear to joints, mostly to front joint; text block shows age toned exterior edges; staining and foxing to endpapers; cracked front gutter, exposing binding; blue marbled endpapers; illustrated; light foxing to some pages, otherwise interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to ffep.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1856. Octavo; pp 864; G-/no-DJ; 3/4 bound brown leather spine with gilt text; raise bands to spine; worn edges; noticeable wear to boards; heavy wear and frays to edges; stained rear; worn corners; text block marbled; marbled endpapers; cracked gutters; illustrated; some foxing to most pages;.
Istanbul: Middle East Video Corp. 1986. First Edition. Quarto; pp 175; G/G; tan spine with brown text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing cloth; small chips to corners; cloth has slight wear to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; interior clean.
n. p. n. publ. n. d. Thick Octavo; pp 648; Fair/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; leatherette binding; boards have rubbing to corners; slight sunning to exterior; text block has age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; slight writing to ffep; cracking to front gutter.
Philadelphia: n. publ. 1878. Thick Octavo; pp 162; Fair/no-DJ; 3/4 bound leather spine with marbled boards; dark brown spine with gilt text; boards have noticeable rubbing to edges; some sunning to exterior; text block has age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece with tissue guard; bookbinder's tape to gutters; slight cracking between first few pages toward front; slight offset from some illustrations; small tear to pp 378 towards gutter.
London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1911. Booklet [7x9]; pp 84; Fair/paperback; sunned light blue spine with dark blue text; front cover shows heavy chipping to edges, more to spine edges; missing rear cover; some soiling to exterior; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
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.
New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2012. First U.S. Edition. Quarto; pp 444; G/G+; black spine with white text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; light sticker residue to rear; cloth has rubbed edges; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
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.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1997. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 159; G/no-DJ; pinkish beige spine with black and gilt text; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; previous bookshop's sticker to front; text block shows mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
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.
New York: Pyxidium Press, 1980. First Edition. Folio; VG Hardcover with G dust jacket; gray spine with white text; Dust jacket has foxing throughout the front and back covers and spine, both interior and exterior; boards are strong and clean with general shelf wear and spotting along top interior edges; exterior text block spotted throughout; interior text block is clean aside from minor spotting on back free end pages; 239pp. Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1996. First Edition. Quarto; pp 192; VG/VG-; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows minor chipping to spine edges; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block shows slight minimal wear to exterior edges; illustrated with many color photographs; interior clean; signed by author.
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.
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.
Germantown, MD: Sign of the Hook Books, 2002. Quarto; pp 372; VG/VG; dark blue spine with orange text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
Greenwich, CT: The Conde Nast Publications, Inc., 1941. Large quarto; pp 108; G-/paperback; ivory spine with black text; ex-library with stamp text to rear, sticker to front; covers have moderate wear to exterior edges; tape mends to spine; some chipping and creasing to edges; smudges to rear cover; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; cracking to front gutter; interior clean.
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; [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].
London: Bellew Publishing Company Ltd, 2000. Oblong Octavo; pp 56; VG-/no-DJ; white spine with blue text; cloth has light toning toward edges; white/blue front with titles and photograph; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; first few pages have light smudges toward tail edges; profusely illustrated;.
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: Harry N. Abrams, 1991. Octavo; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, fading to top edge, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has peripheral tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; 175 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color).
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.
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.
Mexico: Banca Serfin, 1989. Quarto; pp 255; G/Poor; gold spine with black text; dust jacket split at rear joint, moderate rubbing to exterior, as is; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; moderate rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows mild wear to exterior; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Spanish text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Thames and Hudson, Inc., 1998. First U.S. Edition. Quarto; pp 192; G/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; light stain spots inside dj; cloth has minor scratches to exterior; slightly splayed front board; text block shows light stains toward fore edges of pages; staining spots to exterior fore edge; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
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.
San Francisco, CA: Pomegranate, 2009. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: White with some gray on spine, title in purple: DJ is clean with general shelfwear, some rubbing: Boards are strong and clean, light edgewear, bingin solid: Textblock exterior is clean, front ree page has gift inscription, rest of text clean and unmarked: 112 pp.
New York: Sports Illustrated Books/Time, Inc., 2008. Quarto; pp 192; G/G-; black spine with gray and white text; dust jacket has brown spot to front; moderate rubbing to exterior; some wear to corners; cloth shows mild wear to edges, otherwise clean exterior; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: William Miller, 1812. Octavo; pp 52, 130 plates; VG-/no-DJ; vellum spine with gilt text to red and black bars; gilt design to spine; this volume only; boards show slight soiling to exterior, light wear to edges; text block has some foxing to first and last few pages, light foxing throughout text; marbled endpapers; previous owner's name to title page.
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.