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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]. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
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.
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.
Albuquerque: Maxwell Museum of Anthropology/The University of New Mexico, 1978. Larger Octavo; pp 102; G/paperback; dark pink spine with off-white text; covers show modest wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; text block slightly toned; mild cracking to front hinge; frontispiece; 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.
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: Abrams, 2011. First Printing. Quarto; pp 320; VG/VG-; white spine with black text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; tape mends outside and inside to spine edges; minor curling to head edge; cloth shows lightly rubbed exterior; strong boards; text block clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders; inscribed by Glenda Bailey to movie star, Renee Zellweger;.
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 1993. Quarto; pp 235; VG/VG-; white spine with red text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; minor dings to edges; cloth has clean; lightly bumped corners; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
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. 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 bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954. Octavo; pp 397; G-/Fair; black spine with pink and white text; dust jacket shows severe wear to exterior with large defect to front; tape mend to fore edges; some tape mends inside dj; chips to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior, mostly to edges; strong boards; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name and label to ffep; previous embossed stamp to half title page; light pencil to half title page; interior clean; illustrated; Shelved in Netdesk office, in FS box.
London: The Hogarth Press Ltd, 1976. Octavo; pp 239; G/G-; yellowish green spine with white text; dust jacket shows modest rubbing wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; few chips to edges; tape mends to spine edges and fore head corners; cloth has light wear to exterior; some wear to edges; strong boards; text block has minimal tone to exterior edges; stamped illustration to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated;.
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/Boston: Metropolitan Museum of Art/Bulfinch Press, 2001. Large Octavo; pp 198; VG/paperback; white spine with dark gray text; off-white stiffboard bifold slipcase; case exterior shows slight smudges; embossed text to front; covers clean; text block clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
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.
Londob: Phaidon Press Limited, 1998. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 512; VG/G; white spine with black and gray text; dust jacket shows mildly toned exterior edges; light soiling to exterior; mild dings to edges; cloth shows light wear exterior; minor edge wear; strong boards; text block edges have slight tone; interior clean; illustrated endpapers; gift inscription to half title page; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
Mountain View, CA: Anderson World, Inc., 1980. Oblong Octavo; pp 389; Good/paperback; yellowish orange spine with black text; covers have some wear to exterior; tape to joins and front fore corners; light sticker residue to front; mild wear to edges; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
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.
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: 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.
Berlin: Die Gestalten Verlag Gmbh & Co., 2014. Quarto; pp 402; VG-; white/blue spine with black text; no jacket; cloth has mild rubbing to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean; tight binding; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
Atglen PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2001. Large Octavo; pp 255; VG/VG-; cream and purple spine with purple and pink text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; mild dings to edges; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Paris: Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie. 1866. Second edition. 12mo; Deuxième édition; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards quarter bound with brown leather to spine and marbled paper to boards, wear to hinges, spine caps, and raised bands, light wear to corners and edges; Text block has book plate on front pastedown, torn front hinge, else clean and tight but for mild foxing to some pages; Text in French; iv, 338 pages.
n.p. Gudrun Johnston, 2010. Booklet [19x10]; pp 57; G+/paperback; grayish green spine without text; book one only; covers show slight wear to exterior; photographs and black text to front and rear; some rubbing wear to edges; intact panels; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Beverly Hills, CA: Julien's Auctions, 2013. Small Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: Black and gold spine with gold and white text: Covers are clean with some mild scuffing, general shelfwear, binding solid: Textblock is clean: Book is an auction catalogue of items from the estate of William Travillla: 187 pp.