Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1827. Octavo; pp 258; G-/paperback; Beige spine with black text to beige label; odd volume; covers have slight toning to spine, some wear to edges; text block shows light brown toning to exterior edges, interior has light stains to some pages with light foxing toward edges, as is;.
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Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1830. Octavo; pp 574; Fair/paperback; Beige spine with black text to beige label; covers have slight toning to spine, chipping to edges and spine, moderate staining and some soiling and wear to exterior; text block shows slight brown toning to exterior edges, foxing to first and last few pages, previous owner's name to ffep, interior has light stains to some pages with light foxing toward edges, as is;.
Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1827. Octavo; pp 556; G-/paperback; Beige spine with black text to beige label; covers have slight toning to spine, some wear to edges, light soiling and wear to exterior; text block shows slight brown toning to exterior edges, foxing to first and last few pages, interior has light stains to some pages with light foxing toward edges, as is;.
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.
Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1830. Octavo; pp 285; G/paperback; Beige spine with black text to beige label; covers have slight toning to spine, some chipping to spine, light soiling to exterior; text block shows slight brown toning to exterior edges, light foxing to first and last few pages, interior has light stains to some pages with light foxing toward edges, as is;.
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.
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 toward gutter.
New York: S.M. Pettengill & Co., Publishers, 1877. Octavo; VG-/Hardcover; Sunned brown rubbed spine with gilt lettering; Heavy shelf wear and age to covers, age blemishes, discoloration spotting, and rubbing along surfaces and corners, fading around sides and edges, sunned spine, bumping at corners, gilt title on front cover; Binding intact, age toning along front and rear paste-downs and free end pages, toned pages, Pettengill sticker on on front free page; Light foxing, blemishes to darkened, age toned text block exterior, text block clean; 344 pp.
Chicago: What America Thinks, Inc., 1941. Small Thick Quarto; pp 1495; G/no-DJ; dark brown gilt text; personal copy which belonged to the Honorable Dwight Green, former Governor of Illinois; cloth has moderately sunned exterior; some wear to corners; lightly bumped fore corners; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; three numbers stamped to rear pastedown; interior clean; previous owner's name to ffep; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Nairobi: The Air Force War Magazine, 1941. Octavo; G+; hardcover with no dust jacket; blue spine with silver text; spine is severely faded with moderate white stains; boards are extremely stained and have marks and scars, rear joint is broken at the top but in tact; front and rear paste downs have inscriptions; front paste down has a plate of logo; text block though legible has foxing on some pages, fore edges and on free end- papers; 124p.
New York: Arno Press, 1967. Large Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; mustard yellow spine with dark red text; 4 volumes; Vol. 1 - June 17, 1942 - April 30, 1943; Vol. 2 - May 7, 1943 - March 31, 1944; Vol. 3 - April 7, 1944 - February 23, 1945; Vol. 4 - March 2, 1945 - December 28, 1945; cloths have light soiling to exteriors, minor rubbing to corners, strong boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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: St. Martin's Press, 2018. First Edition/Uncorrected Proof. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: White spine with black text: This is an uncorrected proof: Covers have light shelfwear, some dark smudges, two large stickers on front stating this is an uncorrected proof and publicity info, binding solid: Textblock is clean:438 pp.
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.
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, 2002. First Trade Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Red and blue vertical stripes on spine, title in white text: DJ is clean with mild shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, minor rubbing to edges, binding solid: Textblock is clean, title page signed by the author: First Trade Edition: 233 pp.
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.
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, 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: Horace Liveright Inc, 1926. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Age-toned beige spine with brown text/title; book has distinctive odor of smoke; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj is price-clipped at the lateral edges of the inside flaps; boards are strong and clean; circular opening at the back free end page; binding is strong; deckled fore-edge; textblock is clean. Pp. 502.
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.
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.