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1816. first edition; rebound. thick 12mo in 1/2 brown cloth and leatherette with six-band embossed spine; gold letters on burgundy frame; VG; tightly rebound; minimal soiling; paper wobbling with occasional creases; text clean; last part has brief sentences in Greek with Latin translations and interpretations; pp. 510; in good condition; shelved in Case # 3.
Krakow: Muzeum Etnograficzne im. Seweryna Udzieli w Krakowie, 2005. Quarto; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with white print; Boards in illustrated paper, wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight; Text in Polish, foreword and introduction in parallel English and Polish; 136 pages, illustrated (color).
Milano: Pubblicazioni dell'Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 2002. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with off-white text on a blue panel; Covers have some slight shelf wear such as lightly rubbed edges with otherwise clean and sturdy panels; Text block shows light wear on exterior edges due to handling with tight binding; light pencil toward front of text; pp 484. Italian text.
Lausanne: L'Age d'Homme, 1986. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with black text; Covers have slight age toning around exterior edges and otherwise slight smudging on exterior & lightly stained tail edge of rear, but panels are intact & sturdy; Text block has slight age toning around edge of text, some writing on half title page and otherwise unmarked pages with tight binding; pp 191. French text.
Londini: 1783. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Off-white spine with gold text on brown boxes; Latin language; Boards have sturdy planks with rubbing & smudging on exterior and minor edge wear; Text block is genenerally age toned with shadow toning on first few pages and light foxing throughout text, taped head & fore edges of 5th & 6th pages; pp 631.
Monterey, CA: Defense Language Institute, Foreign Language Center, 1980. Large Octavo; pp 256; G/paperback; light green spine with black text; covers show very slight sunning to spine; light soiling to exterior; intact panels; punched holes toward spine for 3-ring binder; text block has little wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; Arabic and English texts;.
Mandalar: Keibunsha, 2006. Large Octavo; pp 194; G-/paperback; white spine with black and dark blue text; covers have moderate wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; sticker residue to front and rear; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Japanese and English texts.
Karlsruhe: Herbert Wichmann Verlag GmbH, 1972. 16mo; G/no-DJ paperback; Blue spine with white text; Covers have slight rubbing on front near lower tail edge and also slightly on rear cover; Text block have minor age toning, writing inside front cover, and embossed stamp of previous owner, but pages are undamaged; pp 214. German, English, French & Spanish languages.
Dhaka: Bangla Academy, 2008. Octavo; Twenty-fourth reprint; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, yellow and red with white and red print; DJ has mild edgewear, plastic film separating from paper, glued to book’s endpapers; Boards in yellow and red paper with white print, edgewear, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block, clean text; Bengali/English only; NOT English/Bengali.
Bethesda: Ibex Publishers, 2003. Octavo; G; Ex-library; Paperback; Missing accompanying cassette tapes; Spine, red and green with yellow print; Cover has library labels on front and rear, mild edgewear and curling at corners; Text block has library stamps inside rear cover, slight stain to front edge and to half-title page, clean text; 285 pages.
Le Caire: L'Institute Francais d'Archeologie Orientale, 1954. Offprint [Extrait des Melanges Islamologiques, T. II]. Quarto; good-/wraps; tan spine with no text; front panel with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 90 pp.; light general toning; wraps and spine, split starts; tail-edge open tears, all other edges, tears; sunned; else very good; ---MAIN TEXT IN ARABIC WITH SOME FRENCH.
Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona Press, 1962. US Printing. Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. two light blue blue ridged softcover panels, volume spine with black plastic binding comb. gentle toning, occasional fleck to covers. textblock interior very clear with no marks or writing. head-edge peppered with specks, faintly foxed. 172 pp.
Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, 1975. Octavo: G+/no-DJ paperback: Brown spine with white text: Covers have significant shelfwear, fraying at corners, multiple creases most heavy along joints and spine, scuff marks: Textblock has light dust staining, pages are free of markings, folds and tears: Volume One only: Text is in ENGLISH and URDU: 497 pp.
Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, 1975. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Brown spine with tan text: DJ has general shelfwear, some creasing along joints and spine, otherwise clean: Textblock has mild dust staining, pages free of markings, folds or tears: Text is in ENGLISH and URDU: Volume One only: 497 pp.
New Haven: American Oriental Society, 1925. Inscribed by the author; Octavo; VG- Hardcover; Green spine with Tarnished Gold text; Boards strong, clean, some edgewear, some shelfwear, slight bowing of front cover near top right corner, sunning to spine, scratch on back cover; Textblock has some age toning, writing in pen on front pastedown, inscription from author front endpaper, letter attached to front endpaper, library stamps on front endpaper, second page, title page, dedication page, rear endpaper, pp XI, all edges of textblock ,writing in pen on copyright page, foxing on 10+ pages, separation along gutter of page 319; 324 pp.
New York: Academic Press, 1977. Octavo; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with white print; DJ is green with white print, fading to spine, light edgewear, slight tear at bottom of spine, spotting and age-toning to rear; Boards in black cloth with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has owner label on front pastedown, vendor stamp on front flyleaf, underlining and marginal notation ink throughout; xvii, 293 pages, tables, charts.
New York, NY: Macmillan Publshing Company, 1985. Third Edition, Enlarged and Corrected. thick 8vo. VG/VG. thick glossy purple spine, yellow and white lettering centered within upper half and tiny white author at spine tail end. front jacket design features enlarged yellow and white centered titling. tiny wrinkles and minor abrasions to perimeter--visible on upper inner flaps. dark forest green HB clothbound spine, thick with centered gilt capitals. mild handling and undamaged panel area and thin board edges. age-toning to fep/ffep. text interior is clear with a two-column text layout, followed by separately paginated appendix and supplement. dictionary is 497 pp., appendix is 46 pp. and 8 for supplement. foxing to head-edge is heavy, fore-edge and tail-end foxed moderately. ISBN# 0025121405.
Buenos Aires: Zagier y Urruty Publicaciones, 1987. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 664; G/G; white spine with navy text; dust jacket shows light soiling to exterior; mild sunning to spine; minor wear to edges; paperback covers have few whitish spots to exterior; mild rubbing to edges; intact panels; text block has light tone to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Leipzig: F. A. Brockhaus, 1839. Text in Sanscrit and German; Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Brown leather spine with gilded text; Marbled boards, boards slight bowed, covers and edges have rubbing, pastedowns age toned; Textblock age toned, occasional small margin notes in pencil and very occasional underline in pencil, interior otherwise clean; 626 pp.
Leipzig: F. A. Brockhaus, 1866. Text in Sanscrit and German; Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Brown leather spine with gilded text; Marbled boards, covers and edges have rubbing, pastedowns age toned; Textblock age toned, slight waviness to some pages near end, occasional small margin notes in pencil, interior otherwise clean; 628 pp.
New York, NY: The Kosciuszko Foundation, 1982. Octavo: G-/no-DJ: Green spine with gold text: Boards have general shelfwear, rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners, spine slightly shaky: Textblock has smudges and dust staining, 1 inch green stain to fore edge that does impact pages but not readability, pages otherwise clean: 1037 pp.
New York: Pratt, Oakley & Company, 1859. Twenty-third edition, revised. 12mo; Fair/no-DJ; Tan spine with gold text in a black box; Boards are rubbed on exterior, most notably on spine, panels have slight writings and edges are moderately rubbed, overall study & intact; Text block is slightly age toned along exterior with foxing on pages throughout, pencil writings on end papers, rear end paper missing lower half, with tight binding; pp 344.
New York: Rock Foundation, 1988. First Edition. Folios, 3 volumes, VG/no DJs as issued; gray cloth boards, black lettering to spines: very mild overall wear to boards, spines faded beige (lettering clear and legible); minimal wear to clean text-blocks; interiors clean; VOLUME 3.1 [COSMIC GAMES]; VOLUME 3.2 [THE LABYRINTH & OTHER PATHS TO OTHER WORLDS]; VOLUME 3.3 [THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN]; frontispieces; volumes housed in VG- brown cloth slipcase; shelved front table.
Amsterdam: Judocum Pluymer, 1659. Sextodecimo in full vellum boards, VG-/ No Dust Jacket, minor shelf-wear: boards somewhat smudged and edges a little worn, boards somewhat bowed, paste-downs torn where vellum is pasted underneath,two very small (less than dime-sized) spots of soiling on spine, edges of text block age-toned, occasional light foxing to interior, engraved frontispiece on title page, previous owner's name in ink on title page and writing in ink on free end paper, else text clean, engraved frontispiece on title page, binding tight, TEXT IN LATIN Full Title: Gasperis Scioppi Grammatica philosophica : non modo tironibus linguæ latinæ ad artem illam und trimestri perfecte? adducendam, sed & latine? doctissimus ad reddendam eorum rationem quae legunt aut scribunt, in primis utilis, vel necessaria : accessit præfatio de veteris ad novæ grammaticæ latinæ origine, dignitate & usu. [Sextodecimo, Spine is vellum with black writing on spine.