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Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1841. 10mo; pp 257; Fair; tan spine with brown text to paper label; no jacket; volume 2 only; cloth has chips to edges; sunned spine; sturdy boards; text block has age toning to exterior edges; ex-library with markings inside; ex-library plate to front pastedown; slight foxing to pages;.
n.p. n. publ. 1906. Thick Octavo; pp 864; G-/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; 6 bound magazine volumes in one book; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; noticeable wear to spine; slight rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to ffep; frontispiece; interior lightly toned; cracked gutter at pp 3-6; profusely illustrated;.
London: Joseph Masters, 1851. 12mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, bottom portion becoming detached; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, spotting, bumped corners, tattered spine caps, spine tail becoming detached; Textblock has front flyleaf torn out, vendor label on front pastedown, rear endpapers torn along hinge, tanning to title page, foxing to other pages; variously paged, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: Sheldon & Company, 1876. Octavo; pp 868; G-/no-DJ; 3/4 bound black leather spine with gilt text to spines; raised bands to spine; bindings; rare; bound periodical; green cloth covered boards shows rubbing to edges and corners; slight spotting to exterior; text block marbled; interior lightly toned; marbled endpapers; frontispiece; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; cracked gutters;.
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;.
Dayton, O[hio]. B. F. Ells, 1840. New Edition. Octavo, 240 pages; G+; bound in period brown calf boards, newly rebacked in matching brown calf, ox-blood label with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing to boards; with frontispiece portraits of Lewis and Clarke, illustrated with 14 woodcut illustrations; entire printing somewhat light; mild foxing and age-toning to pages; small ownership stamp on rear endpaper; shelved case 1.
Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1856. 18mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, bottom portion at hinge torn away; Boards in brown embossed cloth with gold print, worn, exposed corners, spine caps torn away, portion at bottom of spine torn away, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, name in pencil on front endpapers, significant amount of foxing throughout; viii, 120 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: Allen D. Bragdon Publishers, Inc., 1986. 12mo; unpaginated; VG/no-DJ; red spine without text; glassine wraps show slight wear; cloth has minor wear to exterior; slightly age toned papered front with red text and illustration; very slight wear to edges; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; color illustrations; interior clean.
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929. Malay Edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Black spine with yellow text; 7 Volumes - Youth, A Personal Record & The Shadow Line (in one bound book), The Arrow of Gold, The Rover, and Victory; Cloths have slightly sunned spines with general but light scratches on exteriors with some few white spots & smudges on The Arrow of Gold and Almayer's Folly, all volumes have minor rubbing along edges with more wear at spine edges, however panels are intact and sturdy; Text blocks have darkened due to age with fully bound pages, slight wear on exterior edges with deckled fore edges; pp 1730. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
12mo; Missing publication information (1865?); G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue embossed cloth with gold print, worn, exposed corners, wear to spine caps and all edges, cocked spine, spotting/shelfwear; Textblock has name in ink on blank side of frontispiece, missing title page, mild amount of foxing throughout; 179 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 18mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mitred edges, worn corners and spine caps, slight tear at spine head, shelfwear, staining; Textblock has gilt edges, shaken binding, name in ink on front endpapers, clean text; 100 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
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.
Cheshire, UK: Roots Heritage County Conservation, 1989. Octavo; pp 221; G/paperback; ivory spine with red text; numbered, limited edition; full title: The Strange Case of the Counties That Didn't Change: A Handbook to the Myth of the "Changed" Counties; covers have noticeable toning to exterior; intact panels; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; slight writing to inscription page by Father Francis; illustrated.
Paris: Baudry's European Library, 1839. Octavo; pp 459; G-/no-DJ;1/4 bound dark red spine with gilt text and gilt decorations; marbled boards; boards have moderate wear to exterior; rubbing to edges; lightly bumped corners; text block shows some foxing to exterior edges; blue marbled endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; previous owner's name to title page; interior lightly toned with slight foxing throughout; light pencil to last page.
London & New York: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1987. Octavo; Fair-/no-DJ; Tan spine with black text; Boards have heavily rubbed spine which has fraying head and tail edges, panels are also heavily rubbed with staining at rear head edge & front head edge near spine and bumped corners, but still intact; Text block has darkened exterior edges, inside pages are slightly age toned and slight shadow toning on end papers & pastedowns; Slight cracking between pages toward rear of text; pp 316.
North Carolina: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1986. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; White spine with grey, black and purple text. DJ has Brodart cover jacket by previous owner, general shelf wear, price clipping to front flap, no tears; Boards have slight bumping to corners, light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has minor staining on fore edge, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 182.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1948. First Edition. 10mo; pp 278; G; navy spine with silver text; no jacket; cloth has light wear to exterior; minor edge wear; slightly cocked spine; text block shows modest age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; pictorial endpapers; interior clean.
London: Heinemann, 1961. Octavo; First published 1960, reprinted 1961; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ has edgewear, tanning to spine, slight smudging, shelfwear; Boards in brown cloth with white print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, spotting to boards; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, spotting to edges and to rear pastedown, clean text; 170 pages.
New York, NY: Pageant Press, 1953. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. bright yellow and black irregular segments color the DJ spine with contrast titling in black on yellow, yellow on black. the curved bands extend across the jacket front, and it has rough edgewear: larger closed tears and heavy superficial rubbing and smudges, more than the stressed ends with tiny chips and cuts. bright solid yellow clothbound HB with stamped black titling. adjacent panels are neatly cornered. the textblock interior is unmarked, light foxing mars the head, tail and fore-edge. as is. 181 pp.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2018. 12mo; Third printing; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in white cloth with blue print, smudging to front and rear fore edge, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; 173 pages.
London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1992. First Edition. Octavo; pp 135; VG/VG-; black spine with blue and white text; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear to exterior; mild wear to edges; slight age toning to flaps; cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
New York: Random House, 1950. Fourteenth Printing. 10mo; pp 185; G+/G-; dark blue spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket shows mild sunning to exterior; light soiling to rear; minor chips to corners; mylar wrap; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows some tone to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated;.
London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1905. 1905 Reprint. 16mo; xi, 310 pg; VG; bound in 3/4 dark blue leather on blue cloth; gilt lettering on the spine; gilt seal on front cover; gilt seams between the leather and cloth; top edge of text block gilt; boards have mild wear including some rubbing to the joints as well as the corners; cloth is beginning to lift on the top and bottom of the rear board; browning to the textblock; shelve front case.
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1907. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Red spine with gold text; covers are clean but age-toned and slight fading of the text and illustration; boards are strong and clean; front pastedown has pencil and red pen marks; front free end page has pen writing; back pastedown and back free end page have moisture exposure staining along the edges; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 170.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1960. First Edition. 10mo; pp 284; VG-/G-; dark yellow spine with black and pink text; dust jacket exterior has moderate rubbing; some chipping to edges; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges have light tone; deckled fore edge; interior clean; illustrated.
Bangkok: Aries Books, 1995. First. Octavo; vg/vg; dj, black spine with red and white text; HB, black spine with no text; ex libris, BOOKPLATE OF CASPAR WEINBERGER; INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, 1995, ffep; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; illus., maps; 256 pp.; else very good. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
New York: Warner Books, 1981. First Printing. 10mo; pp 263; VG-/G; ivory pictorial spine with red and black text; dust jacket shows modest toning to exterior edges; slightly curled edges; previous bookshop's sticker to front flap; cloth has mild shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block edges have light tone; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1928. First. Octavo; G+/VG-; Black spine with blue text; Boards have shelfwear rubbing at edges, lower spine has 0.5 inch tear; DJ has tear at front gutter with frayed edges and covered with mylar; Textblock is age toned with deckled edges and foxing; First few pages have foxing; pp 220.
New York: McDowell, 1957. Octavo; VG/VG-; Blue spine with a black illustration and white text. DJ has shelf wear, small tears along edges, price clipping to front flap, closed tear on rear; Boards have rubbing to edges, bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, small blue pencil mark on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 339.
London: J.M. Dent, 1902. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown and green illustrated with brown print; Boards in brown illustrated cloth with brown print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, cracked hinges, small tears to front endpaper, deckle edge, intermittent spine breaks, uncut pages; viii, 428 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated.
London: George Routledge and Sons, 1854? Octavo; Poor/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards wrapped in protective plastic, tattering to spine ends and corners, spotting, shelfwear, torn front and rear hinges; Text block has taped hinges, block separated from cover, portions separated from text block, portions held in place only by binder’s string, stains to endpapers, surface tear to front flyleaf, owner label on front pastedown, stray pencil marks to inside front flyleaf, penciled notations to page xi; xi, 302 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
London: George Routledge & Co., 1857. First Illustrated Edition. Octavo, 296 pages, VG-; rebound; three-quarter-bound, navy blue spine/corners, light blue buckram boards; gilt lettering to five-paneled spine and gilt star motif to four compartments, gilt borders to boards: front board detached; spine age-toned black, gilt clear and bright; mild wear to text-block, gilt top, age-toning to fore- and bottom-edges; marbled endpapers, ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; light age-toning/scattered foxing to interior, black text clear and legible; notations in pencil to page 296; original red cloth spine and cloth covers to boards bound-in to rear of volume; shelved Front Case.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is age-toned white with red text; DJ has general shelf wear, age-toning, scratches, and marks, creases, design is clear; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, deckled pages, some marks and scratches, content is clear; pp 304.
New York: The New American Library of World Literature, Inc., 1963. First printing. 16mo; G+ condition paperback; Red spine with yellow text; Covers are lightly age toned with minor rubbing and wear on exterior or edges; Text block has slight writing on first page and darkened somewhat due to age with otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 176. NOTE: Shelved in Ephemera box D, in Netdesk office.
Cairo, Egypt: American University in Cairo Press, 2011. English Edition, translated from the original Lebanese. 8vo. VG+/VG+. green tinged brown ornate metalwork with yellow author, white titling. edgewear minimal, snug over tightly bound volume, a solid pictorial HC to match the excellent outer jacket. slate gray solidly lines the fep/ffep. tightly bound, bright copy inside and outer edges. 250 pp. ISBN# 9789774164811.