Octavo; fair/none; brown leather spine with gold text in black panel; quarter-bound with marble boards; considerable scuffing and flaking to boards, but with a text block that is only moderately age-toned, thus eminently readable; binding remains quite strong and tight; lower portion of title page is torn away; 516pp.
London: 1870. First Edition. 2 Folios; G+/No jackets; Brown leather spines with gilt lettering; 12 Volumes of the journal "Every Saturday" bound in two large volumes, 3/4 leather; Scuffing to edges; Some chipping at the corners and edges of the spines; Light spotting throughout; Age Toning; SHELVED above Case 3.
New York: Fact Magazine, Inc. 1964. volume one, issues 1-6. Small Quarto; G/no-DJ paperback; 6 volumes; Off-white spines with green, black text; Covers have moderately age toned exterior edges with some minor scratches and smudges on panels, however all are intact; Text block has slight wear due to handling with moderate age toning around edges and otherwise clean pages with tight bindings.
USA: ABC Television Stations, 1965. Thin quarto in slipcase; vg/none; brown spine with black text;minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; shadow browning to both pastedown endpapers; unpaginated; slipcase in VG condition; small cut on one edge. ---Included are booklet in pocket at rear pastedown, and presentation letter dated April 12, 1965 attached to front free endpaper announcing this copy to be "your copy of this privatae edition [undisclosed total print run], Number 735."
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2008. First Edition. Octavos: VG/no-DJ hardcovers: Black and green spines with white text: Boards are strong and clean with light rubbing, bumping at corners and tails of spines, binding solid: Textblock exterior is clean, half title page has ex library stamp from Library of Congress, rest of text unmarked: Two Volume Set: First Edition: 633 pp.
New York: Rizolli, 2010. Assumed first edition. Folio; vg/vg; dj, matte black spine with white text; dj, light rubbing, head edges; HB, matte black spine with white text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; small spot stain, near center of fore edge; richly illustrated in color; some B/W; 431pp. NOTE: Oversize volume; may require additional shipping charges for expedited/international shipping.
New York: The Viking Press, 1934. Second Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; dust jacket w/brod art protective sleeve; spine black w/brown boarders, brown txt, fading, some creasing at joints, inside flaps price cut, wear & fraying at head & tail of spine; boards clean & firm; binding strong, separation at head band; pages show minor wear, aging, in very good condition. 401pp.
New York, NY: Coward-McCann, Inc. 1966. US Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. lightly sunned DJ spine with wide navy textbox with thin yellow border rounding the curved cornices and perimeter lengths, titling within is a dull ivory and yellow script for the title. small uppercase navy publisher close to tail. enlarged navy textbox, squarish and thinly outlined in yellow, features white author and enlarged cursive script for title, bordered by light gray panel. much fatigued at DJ spine tip, large closed tears and tiny creases, few wrinkles to DJ tail. upper perimeter has two tiny closed tears, else intact jacket area and inner flaps. powder blue clothbound HB, stamped with gold metallic title script between author and publisher. front and are a neat powder blue, unmarred, lightly handled, stamped with gold capital initials of author, aside is a leafy branch. tipped in bookplate of the former Sec. of Defense Caspar Weinberger on tan fep, clear ffep. neat, compact volume, clean interior textblock, no stress to corners or marks. smooth ivory upper and lower edge, rough-cut fore-edge. 255 pp.
Camden, Me. Down East Books, 1989. Octavo; VG-/VG; Red spine with yellow text. DJ has a clear protective jacket by previous owner, no tears; Boards have light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has personal inscription by previous owner in ink on front free end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 156.
Boston, Massachusetts: Boston University Press, 1970. 8vo. VG/VG. finely ribbed ecru DJ spine and front/rear panels. DJ spine neatly imprinted with editor and stacked main title, followed closely by publisher. jacket front features brown/ivory circle beneath centered brown lettering, slightly enlarged and aligned centrally from upper edge to illustration. shelfwear minimal. medium brown clothbound HB, stamepd with gilt titling, each is left-justified, text elements separated y thin gilt bands. unmarred boards, sharply cornered. fep/ffep are a basic ivory. includes 2 illustrations and 7 maps. compact volume, smooth and spot-free head and tail-edge and fore-edge shows unabraded textblock corners and no discoloration to interior or exterior. 508 pp. ISBN# 0872700143.
Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2007. First Edition. Octavo hardcover in glossy white, blue, and photo-illustrated boards, VG/No DJ: some shelfwear to covers, light bumping to head and tail of spine. Binding strong and text clean. ISBN 9780791472330. Part of the SUNY series in Global Media Studies. [Spine has blue and white background and white, blue, and orange text. Shelved in Political Science].
Providence: Brown University Press, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with green text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing, white stain in front bottom corner; boards are strong and clean; textblock has age toning, edgewear, stamp and small tear on front endpaper, minor underlining in pencil on pages 8 and 9 and in pen on pages 146 and 147, otherwise clean; pp 309.
Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2013. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. matte red DJ spine with centered white capitals for title between tiny author and publisher logo; with tipped spine ends, each with thin yellow and white bands. striking red/orange/yellow design brightens excellent DJ front. mauve HB, gilt-stamped titling upon spine. solidly bound and textblock skimmed, with 16 p. mid-volume illustrated section. clear and excellent in above average condition. 312 pp. ISBN# 9780807150504.
New York: Random House, 1948. first. Octavo; G+/G-; Dark yellow spine with tan & black text; Dust jacket has 1 inch tear at top front edge as well as generally fraying edges, sunned spine with age toned surfaces, price clipped; Boards are sunned with slightly age toned exterior, lightly rubbed corners, otherwise strong; Textblock is slightly age toned with light foxing on exterior fore edge; pp 301.
London: John Murray, 1837. First Edition. *Indicative of both volumes*16mo; VG-/no DJ; spine green leather w/gold txt, creasing at joints, Vol. 1 has part of top of spine fabric missing, Vol.2 has fraying at joints, both have wear at head & tail of spines, boards are bumping to corners, firm, clean; binding for both is quite loose, separating at front hinge, still viable but requires caution; pages are slightly brittle from aging, some staining, chipping and wear, otherwise in great condition despite age and exposure. Vol.1: 463pp; Vol.2: 391pp.
Chicago: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1947. First Edition. Bookplate of James Goode on front pasteboard. Octavo; VG/G; Gray spine with white text; DJ with mylar exterior, front cover interior flap price clipped, few 0.5" open tears around corners; Boards strong, moderate rubbing and slight discoloration to corners; Textblock clean; 180pp.
Boston: Branden Press, 1980. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Light tan spine with brown text. DJ has shelf wear, age toned spine, small tears on front; Boards have bumping on bottom corners, cocked spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has light wear on edges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 262.
Illinois: Northwest Publishing Company, 1925. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine blue w/silver text, some wear and fraying at top and bottom, cocking otherwise good; boards firm, library card holder in back but clean; binding strong, some separation from headband not major, minor separation at hinges, pages in good condition, some aging, stamps on text block, 3rd to last and free front page, imprint on title, but in good condition. 301pp.
Philadelphia, PA: Lay & Brother, 1856. First Edition. Octavo; G/No jacket hardcover; Red spine with gilt lettering; Boards are rubbed on all sides, fraying and chipping to the edges, especially at the corners, two chips to the fore edge; Spine is rubbed and lettering faded; Binding is sturdy; Text block is age toned and contains several instances of marking/underlining with red pen throughout the text; 194 pages with several pages of ads. CASE # 12.
New York: Random House, 1973. First Edition. Octavo, 383pp.; VG-/VG-; spine white with black and blue lettering; dust jacket has some bumping and minor tears, price uncut, now protected in a mylar covering; text block slightly smudged in places, minor foxing; writing to previous owner on ffep; text clean; shelved case 12.
New York: Random House, 1973. First Edition, Second Printing. 8vo., 383pp.; VG-/VG-; spine white with black and blue lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear and minor tears, including small tear near upper front hinge, chip to upper front hinge, price uncut, now protected in a mylar covering; text clean; number line reads 98765432;.
Munich: Albert Langen. First limited edition. Tall folios in brown hardcovers with gold letters; condition: Good; moderate soiling on boards; some shelf wear and tears on spines, not detrimental to binding; ex-library small stamp inside front page; lithographs' paper faded; 3 volumes contain 72 lithographs each, one of them on the Bonaparte's era; another volume contains cartoons from newspapers; with introductory comments in German; shelved in Alcove # 2; please contact us for shipping costs.
Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1988. US Printing. Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. ecru wraps spine with black titling from head to foot of lightly stained spine. several reading creases descend down lengthy spine. thumbed lightly, ecru panels smudged moderately. ivory facsimile reprinted sheets with text in French language. bit or marginal notation and underlining. as is. generally used copy with 399 pp. ISBN #080326576X.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1988. Quarto; VG+/VG-; white spine, black lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, minor edgewear, general light soiling, sticker on rear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, small closed tear on rear head fore corner, small closed tear on rear hinge head; boards strong, very minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, minor bumping on head fore corners and spine tail edge; text block slightly age toned, stamp on half title page; ix, 399pp.
Geneva, Switzerland: Edito-Service S.A. n.d. First Editions Thus. 8vos., 35 vols., VG-; quarter-bound, dark brown five-paneled faux-leather spines, maroon faux-leather boards, gilt lettering/motif/borders/text-blocks, orange silk ribbons: mild shelfwear to boards of most volumes (see notes for Vols. 2 and 15); mild shelfwear to text-blocks; very light age-toning to margins, text unaffected; INCOMPLETE SET, 35 out of 36 vols. (lacks OLIVER TWIST); LIST OF TITLES WITH NOTES: (1) AMERICAN NOTES / PICTURES OF ITALY; (2) BARNABY RUDGE I [rubbing to boards, gilt tooling affected, Dickens facsimile signature to front board mostly obscured; mild aged-dust residue to boards, turn-ins, and front endpapers; aged-dust soiling to preliminaries, very occasional minor dust-spotting to interior, text unaffected]; (3) BARNABY RUDGE II; (4) BLEAK HOUSE I; (5) BLEAK HOUSE II; (6) A CHILD'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND; (7) CHRISTMAS BOOKS; (8) CHRISTMAS STORIES I; (9) CHRISTMAS STORIES II; (10) DAVID COPPERFIELD I; (11) DAVID COPPERFIELD II; (12) DOMBEY AND SON I; (13) DOMBEY AND SON II; (14) EDWIN DROOD / MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK; (15) GREAT EXPECTATIONS [rubbing to boards, gilt motif to bottom margin of front board affected; gray scattered residue to bottom half of back board; aged-dust residue to turn-ins and front endpapers, slightly more so than Vol. 2; aged-dust soiling to preliminaries, very occasional minor dust-spotting to interior, text unaffected]; (16) HARD TIMES; (17) LITTLE DORRIT I; (18) LITTLE DORRIT II; (19) MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT I; (20) MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT II; (21) MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS I; (22) MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS II; (23) NICHOLAS NICKLEBY I; (24) NICHOLAS NICKLEBY II; (25) OLD CURIOSITY SHOP I; (26) OLD CURIOSITY SHOP II; (27) OUR MUTUAL FRIEND I; (28) OUR MUTUAL FRIEND II; (29) PICKWICK PAPERS I; (30) PICKWICK PAPERS II; (31) SKETCHES BY BOZ I; (32) SKETCHES BY BOZ II; (33) A TALE OF TWO CITIES; (34) THE UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER; (35) REPRINTED PIECES; frontispiece, all volumes; set measures approx. 55 in., please contact us for shipping costs; SHELVED AISLE 10.
New York: Garland Publishing, Inc. 1979. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; boards strong, minor edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, small tear on rear fore corner, minor soiling on interiors; text block has occasional soiling and light foxing towards front and rear, foxing along exterior edges; viii, 580pp.
Boston and New York: Little, Brown, & Co. 2009. First edition, first printing [SIGNED]. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, red stripe with white text on black and gray spine; HB, white text on black spine; INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, title-page; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 580 pp.; photos; else very good.
Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 1975. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; tan and pink spine with black and tan text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong and clean; textblock has slight edgewear, name stamped on front endpaper and half title page, otherwise clean; pp 515.
New York: Howell, Soskin, 1944. Octavo; VG/VG-; Dark green spine with white and light green text. DJ has shelf wear, rubbing and chipping on edges, closed tear on rear; Boards have minor rubbing to edge, otherwise, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has minor foxing on edges and paste downs, apart from that, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 317.
Alabama: Oxmoor House, 2005. Signed; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Spine is red with white text; Covers have general signs of shelf wear, minor edge wear, bumping to corners, cover design is clear, joints and hinges are strong, slight scratch on front cover; Text block has general signs of handling, pencil marks on front free-end paper, Oprah's signature on half-title page, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 335; Additional shipping cost may be necessary for expedited/international shipping due to size/weight. Serious purchases/inquiries only.
New York: Avant-Garde Media, Inc. 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971. Magazine; G+/no-DJ paperback; Black, white, red, tan & green spines with black, white, pink, yellow & blue text; 14 issues, the full run; Covers have slight shelf wear such as lightly age toned & rubbed exterior, some with lightly creased fore corners, issues 13 & 14 have moisture staining on exteriors and rubbing along edges with otherwise intact panels; Text blocks shows wear on exterior edges due to age & handling with light foxing inside cover of issue 10, all have some shadow toning along hinges, unmarked, fully bound pages; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Oxford University Press, 1960. Octavo; vg/none; black cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex library, perforated stamp; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 445 pp.; frontispiece, photos, and plates; binding shaken; spine, sunned; endpapers, shadows and scars from previously removed materials; else very good.