Privately Printed, 1901. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Volume I only. Yellow spine with black and faded brown text; boards are strong and overall mostly clean; pencil markings on the front pastedown; binding is strong but hinge is slightly loose at the top; deckled fore-edge; textblock is age-toned with foxing but clean. Pp. 281.
Washington: Evelyn Nef, 1990. Limited edition, #221. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Black spine with off-white text; Limited edition of 500 copies, this is number 221; Covers have slight edge wear & lightly rubbed exterior, otherwise sturdy; Text block is lightly age toned with minimal edge wear due to handling; pp 70.
Edinburgh & London: Oliver and Boyd, 1939. reprinted. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Navy blue spine with gilt text; Text revised from a photostat in the National Library of Scotland; Cloth has slightly sunned exterior with minor rubbing at corners and spine edges, otherwise planks are intact; Text block has deckled fore edge, age toning along edges with previous owner's plate on front pastedown, but binding is good & secure; pp 302.
Edinburgh and London: Oliver and Boyd, 1946. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Navy blue spine with gilt text; Text is revised from a photostat in the NationaL Library of Scotland; Cloth shows minor rubbing and light sunning on exterior which has sturdy and strong panels; Text block has darkened slightly due to age, has deckled fore edge and former owner's book plate on front pastedown, slight cracking at pp 64-65, but all pages are bound; pp 275.
Great Britain: Macdonald / Roy Publishers, Inc. 1968. UK Printing. small 8vo. VG/VG-. light gray DJ spine, slim with tiny black lettering at head, mid spine above the spine tail missing a chunk. light edgewear, some smudging and evident rubbing to solid grey rear and the b/w illustrated jacket front. light gray cloth HB, with tiny stamped navy titles. compact volume, neatly bound, lightly handled with some illustrations. 112 pp.
London, Ontario: The Jewish Observer, 1948. Folio (about 12.5" tall) hardcover in dark brown boards, Good+/No DJ: minor shelfwear, light bumping to head and tail of spine, minor rubbing to green text and tooling on front board and spine, binding shaken, splits start at paper overlay, some age-toning to edges of text block, pages 305-336 more heavily age-toned. Includes lyrics, music, illustrations, black-and-white photographs, all of which are clean. Text clean as well. [Spine has brown background and green text. Shelved in Judaica].
London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co, 1882. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/No-DJ; Spine is grey fabric with no text; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, joints and hinges are sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, front free-end page is detached, age-toning, foxing, content is clear; pp 120.
Spain: Plaza & Janes, 1994. Text in Spanish; Octavo; VG/VG; Black spine with red and white text. DJ has general shelfwear, minor edgewear, tiny tear to head of spine; Boards have minor bumping to corners, rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has cracking along gutter of last page and rear free end paper, ink signature of previous owner on title page, otherwise, clean, free of marks; pp 365.
Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University, 1967. First thus [American Edition]. Octavo; vg/vg-; dj, white and blue stripes on spine with black text; HB, blue cloth spine with silver text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 404 pp.; head-edge, tinted blue; dj, toning starts; else very good.
New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 1992. First Edition. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. thin ivory softcover spine with red, brown and black titling in tiny characters. very glossy, skinny Qto wraps with excellent glossy covers. only slight touch of wear. prior owner's signature on title page, upper right corner. heavily illustrated textblock with extensive text detail. 120 pp. ISBN# 0060951567.
Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1986. University of Chicago Press Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. black glossy wraps spine with white uppercase titles between gold-tone accents and smaller white author and publisher. large fuschia text fields, gold-tone framed with pictorial ellipse at mid-panel. softcover outer corners are a touch thumbed. 16 illustrations included within the text, no writing. outer edges are shelfworn lightly no marks. 432 pp. ISBN# 0226021068.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. First American Edition. 8vo., 191pp.; VG-/G-; spine purple and tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, blacked out; dust jacket has numerous chips and tears, including front flap detached along hinge, but present, chipping along all edges; booksellers sticker to rear pastedown; inscription on ffep; marbled boards, mild wear; extremely scarce in dust jacket; mild foxing to endpapers; rubbing to board edges; top edge of text block stained red; shelved case 9.
London & New York: Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, 1996. first edition. Octavo; VG-/VG; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has lightly rubbed exterior with minor edge wear otherwise; Cloth has clean and sturdy panels; Text block shows light wear due to handling with minimal shelf wear otherwise, tight binding; pp 465.
London: Longmans & Co., et al. 1861, 1862, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1872, 1874, 1875 & 1876. new edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Off-white spines with gilt text on burgundy panels; 14 volumes; Panels have half-bound vellum leather spine and fore corners with marbled boards which have moderate scratches and some rubbing on the exteriors, and rubbing wear along edges, mostly tail edges, spines and fore corners have lightly soiled & stained appearance, probably due to age and handling, taping along joints and spine of vols. 2, 7, and 8, vol. 2 also has small cracking closed tear at front head fore edge, vol. 11 has cracking at front joint toward head head and tail edges with small circular open tear toward tail edge at front joint, but still attached, vol. 12 has 2 inch slight crack on front panel toward head edge, however all panels are strong and sturdy; Text blocks show some wear with moderate foxing on first and last few pages, vol. 3 has ink writings on ffep and verso of ffep, vol. 6 has cracking along binding between pp 18-19, vol.8 has taping along binding between rear end paper and pastedown, as well as cracking between pp 390-391 at binding exposing spine and moisture staining at tail edge toward fore edge, and vol. 14 has small tear at fore edge of ffep as well as cracking along binding at pp 146-147 and 592-593 exposing spine, but all pages are still bound, all volumes have previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns, and they have very light foxing on few text pages; as is. pp 8309. English & Latin text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. [Shelved in Aisle 9].
New York: Oxford University, 1971. First Edition. Previous owners signature on first white page. Pencil writing on title page, other small pencil marks on several pages. Octavo; VG-/G; Brown spine with white text; DJ shows heavy wear, two 1" tears on front cover, soiling on interior of DJ flaps; Boards strong, some white spotting on rear board, more faintly on front; Binding strong; 289pp.
New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company, 2007. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. half yellow and half medium blue DJ spine with contrast titling in black and tiny yellow, smaller white logo for publisher just above tail. jacket front is b/w illustrated pictorial with titling upon an irregularly "torn" yellow notebook band across center panel. medium blue HB, with stamped gold titling, adjacent boards are a light tan and neatly cornered, inside covers clean, tightly bound. skimmed and without marks or writing. 262 pp. ISBN# 9780393059502.
Westport: Greenwood Press, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in grey cloth, red label with gilt lettering; boards strong, minor shelfwear, minor edgewear, light bumping on rear tail edge, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, ex-library sticker on spine, ex-library sticker on rear, light soiling on front and back, light ink soiling on front pastedown, stamp and penciling on front end paper, sticker on front end paper; text block has ex-library stamps on title page, light folding on head fore corner towards front of text, penciling on title page, light soiling on page xxiv, soiling on exterior head and tail edges, ex-library stamp on head edge; First Edition, First Printing; xxviii, 333pp.
Geneva: Albert Skira, 1969. Square octavo; VG-; hardcover; grey spine, black lettering; boards bowed, general shelfwear, some edgewear, soiling on front and rear, sticker on rear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, light bumping on spine edges, minor bumping on tail edges, light bumping on front hinge, spine sun toned, soiling spots on front paste down and front end paper, stamp on front end paper, soiling on rear end paper; text block slightly age toned, soiling spot on contents page, soiling on page 167, soiling on last page, stamp on exterior tail edge; 188pp.
London: The Cypher, 1998. [Copy 237 of a LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies]. Octavo; vg-/no dust jacket; yellow cloth spine with black text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; black outline on front cover fading at the tail end section; text block, clean; illustrations in B/W; 201pp. Text includes Beardsley's story 'Under The Hill'.
Aberdeen: The University Press, 1946. First Edition. Octavo; Fair/Fair; white spine, brown lettering; dust jacket taped to boards, tape on front and rear edges and spine edges, general shelfwear, general edgewear, large open tear on rear, sticker on rear, open tears on fore corners and spine edges, open tear on rear fore edge, closed tear on front hinge, closed and open tears along head and tail edges, spine sun toned, sun toning on front, price cut, torn paper on rear interior flap; boards badly bowed, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, light tearing along interior gutters, soiling on end papers, penciling on front end paper; text block age toned; 145pp.
New York: Bookman, 1964. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-;Cream spine with black text; DJ shows wear on upper spine, small faint staining alone spine; Boards strong, moderate staining on spine, exterior tail; Textblock age-toned, light marks on exterior tail by spine, exterior head; Binding strong; 320pp.
London, Great Britain: The British Library, 2015. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. black matte DJ spine with thin silver main title between small white author and publisher. fully b/w pictorial jacket front with small silver title overlay. solid black clothbound HB with stamped silver titling. light gray fep/ffep/. bright white textblock.with a b/w gallery on glossy ivory following page 112. 208 pp. ISBN# 9780712357920.
London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1927. third impression. Large Octavo; G/no-DJ; Green spine with gilt text; 2 volumes; Cloths have moderately sunned exterior and some edge wear with sturdy panels otherwise; Text block shows slightly wear along exterior edges with light foxing due to age & handling with tight binding; previous owner's name on ffep of both volumes, slight writing on rear end paper of v. 1, slight cracking at hinge of v. 1 between end paper and pastedown; includes letters of Lucy Ogilvy; pp 791.
New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1924. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Dark blue spine with gilt text; Cloth has moderate shelf wear such as rubbing wear at corners and slightly along edges with light wear on exterior, otherwise panels are clean, strong and intact; Text block shows some shelf wear such as marks on edges with deckled fore edge, cracking at hinges away from binding and writing on ffep, otherwise with tightly bound pages; pp 379.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1897. First Edition. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; hardcover; grey spine, gild text; boards strong, slight bowing, general shelfwear, general edgewear, bumping on fore corners and spine edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, ex-library plates on front interior board and front end paper, ex-library card holder on front interior board, penciling and marker on front interior, penciled text on rear end paper, foxing in interior, damp staining on interior tail edges; text block age toned, foxing on first pages, gutter occasionally visible, penned text on title page, browning on tissue paper, tissue paper stuck to frontispiece, damp staining on frontispiece; First Edition; xxviii, 307pp.
New York, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2008. First Edition. thick 8vo. VG+/VG+. medium gray DJ spine with b/w pictorial square segmented between ivory titling between ivory accent striping; tiny ivory titling for publisher. taupe HB spine and adjacent boards, small black titling stamped and centered on spine. b/w illustrated fep/ffep. like new, tightly bound and clear interior, thick smooth outer edges. 875 pp. ISBN# 9780374185435.
Durham: Duke University Press, 19585. Octavo; VG-/G+; Beige spine with black text; Dust jacket has moderately sunned exterior with age toned edges and lightly rubbed surfaces with some scratches on rear and along fore edges, and also small fraying tears at corners; Cloth shows lightly sunned exterior and slight edge wear with otherwise strong and sturdy panels; Text block has lightly age toned exterior edges with otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 209.
New York, NY: Ecco / HarperCollins Publishers, 2014. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. solid red DJ spine with white title, mid-spine segment in ivory, yellow script for author and b/w publisher at foot. bright and colorful red bordered blue jacket front with enlarged yellow titling. edgewear minimal, both inner flaps have a slight corner/crease fold. HB spine bound in medium blue, with darker blue adjacent panels. text bound solidly and SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. clear interior, with tiny crease to corners b/t p. 107-110. as is. 249 pp. ISBN# 9780062313768.
Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1961. Text in French; Octavo; VG/VG-; Brown spine with white letters; Dustjacket under protective plastic cover, DJ has edge wear, occasional chip, tiny closed tear, and some slight creases along top and bottom edges, flaps very lightly age toned, one tiny spot back flap; Boards straight, some minor edge wear, binding strong; Textblock very light age toning at edges, interior clean; 286 pp.
Lititz, Penn. Sutter House, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 209 pp., VG/VG; blue and white pictorial DJ, black and cerulean blue lettering to spine, black and green lettering to front cover: mild wear to covers, mild scattered spotting to fore-edges and flaps of covers, price clipped, DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: spine cocked, boards cocked/somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding tight; bumping to head and tail of spine; rubbing to edges and corners of boards, very light spotting to boards; mild age-toning/light spotting to text-block; mild wear to blue map endpapers; light spotting to title page towards gutter; INSCRIBED by "Mary and Jim" Bond to title page; Jim in James Bond, the ornithologist from whom Ian Fleming got he name for his famous spy.; contains ephemera [Washington Post newspaper clipping, Friday, Feb. 17, 1989: James Bond's obituary, feat. his legacy as an ornithologist and living avatar of Ian Fleming's secret agent character of the same name]; LP consignment; shelved Case 6.
Various/Ralph H. Isham, 1928-1937. Limited Numbered Editions. Quarto; VG-/G-; red slips covers, bound in red cloth, white paper label with black lettering; all volumes' have significant shelfwear, significant edgewear, significant rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, open and closed tears on some core corners and spine edges, soiling on head and tail edges; all volumes' boards strong, slightly bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, soiling on spines, spines sun toned; all volumes' text blocks' pages uneven, some tearing around edges; volume 1 through 5 slip covers have tape on corners; volume 1 slip cover has closed tear on head edge; volume 1 boards have tape on spine tail edge' volume 1 text block has erased penciling on front end paper, occasional soiling; volume 2 slip cover has large closed tears on tail edge and rear, open tears on tail edge, label tearing off; volume 2 boards have closed tear on rear spine edge; volume 3 boards have tape on spine tail edge, stamp on front end paper; volume 3 text block pages 173-176 uncut; volume 4 slip cover spine back torn off, tape on all corners, sun toning on front and rear, open tear on rear; volume 4 boards have tape on spine tail edge, open tear on front along tail edge, stamp on front end paper; volume 4 text block has inserts taped to some pages; volume 5 boards have bumping on fore corners, stamp on front end paper; volume 6 slip cover spine back torn off, tape on all corners, sun toning on head edge and covers along spine; volume 6 boards have tape on spine, stamp on end paper; volume 6 text block has inserts taped to some pages, occasional light soiling, penciling on pages 53-55, Conclusion page uncut; volume 7 slip cover has tape on all corners, sun toning and foxing on rear; volume 7 boards have visible separation from text block in front interior, stamp on front end paper; volume 7 text block has some uncut pages, gutter occasionally visible, inserts taped or glued to some pages; volume 8 boards have tape on spine head edge, stamp on front end paper; volume 9 slip cover has open tear on tail edge; volume 9 boards have stamp on front end paper; volume 9 text block has occasional light soiling; volume 10 slip cover has tape on spine tail edge; volume 10 boards have stamp on front end paper; volume 11 slip cover has small open tears on tail edge, tearing on label; volume 12 slip cover has tape on spine edges; volume 12 boards have light tearing of label, light soiling spot on rear end paper; volume 12 text block has occasional light soiling spot; volume 13 slip cover has tape on spine head edge; volume 14 slip cover has tape on spine head edge; volume 14 text block has insets taped to some pages; volume 15 text block has large closed tear on head edge of page 215, occasional light soiling; volume 17 text block has insert taped to page 47, occasional light soiling; volume 18 slip cover has tape on spine edges, tail edges, rear head edge, and head fore corner; volume 18 boards have visible separation front text block in rear interior; volume 18 text block has insert taped to page 97, extensive tearing on head edges of pages 181 and 183, Acknowledgements page uncut, soiling on fore edge of Acknowledgements page; Boswell's Tour to the Hebrides slip cover has closed tear on rear; Boswell's Tour to the Hebrides boards have sticker on front pastedown, penciling on front end paper; Index slip cover has tape on spine edges and tail fore corners, damp staining on front and rear and head edge, sun toning on front; Index boards bumping on spine head edge; Index text block gutter visible between pages 168 and 169; Private Paper of James Bosewell portfolio has damp staining on spine, sun toning on front and spine; Limited Numbered Editions; 21 volumes [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1924. First Edition, First Printing. Two volume set; octavo; VG/no-DJs; maroon spines with gold text; covers have rubbing, sunning, edgewear, Vol. I has small rip at spine tail, bindings are strong; textblocks have age toning, spotting, edgewear, name stamped on front endpapers, frontispiece of Vol. II is missing, markings in pencil on a few pages, otherwise clean; pp 550.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967. Octavo; G/VG-; Red spine with black & off-white text; Dust jacket has moderately sunned spine with light rubbing wear along edges and lightly age toned rear and price clipped front flap, otherwise clean and intact; Boards have very slightly sunned exterior with clean panels without defect; Text block has slight wear on exterior edges due to handling and some writing on pp 160-161, 164, 208, 258-263, 270 and on rear end paper, tight binding; pp 369.
New York: The Compiler, 1917. limited edition. G. Thin 8vo in gray boards with tan spine, title on spine in black on off-white paste-down label. No DJ. Significant wear to boards; edges rubbed, corners bumped and cracked, scratching to boards, particularly to rear, splitting along folds of spine, spine attached to boards with scotch tape. Interior binding intact, top edge of textblock agetoned, other edges clean, deckled. Unnumbered book of limited edition of 51. 37 pp. Shelved LIT CRIT/BIO.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1942. First, Second Printing. 12mo: G/G: White spine with black text: DJ has several small closed tears, large 2 inch horizontal open tear on front top corner, small open tears at head and tail of spine, 1 inch open tear on back at bottom, creasing and scuffing, flaps creased, front flap price clipped on the diagonal: Boards have general shelfwear, spine in a bit shaky, scuffing: Textblock is darkened with age, many pages are darkened as well with some foxing throughout: First Edition, Second Printing: 80 pp.
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1950. Octavo; G+; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine red and black with gold print; Boards in red cloth, some wear to spine caps, bumps to front lower and rear upper outside corners, clean and strong; Textblock has top red edge, foxing on page edges and endpapers with slight foxing on initial pages of text, ex-libris pasted on front endpaper, clean text; xiv, 32 pages, frontispiece, 6 leaves of plates, illustrated.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1970. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. dark crimson DJ spine with centered black lowercase title between truncated columns and small white uppercase author and small black uppercase publisher. rubbed patches on jacket front. peppered with dark yellow spotting on ivory fore-edge folds. dark brown clothbound HB, whitish and worn black label and black bands with stamped red titling. endsheets show some spotting. main textblock interior neat but head-edge much speckled. as is. 411 pp. ISBN# 9781199832436.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1949. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G; gray spine with black lettering; dust jacket torn on the spine, half inch tear on back, some discoloration, clean, protected by mylar cover; boards strong, clean, minimal edgewear; textblock clean, no highlighting/underlining, agetoning throughout all pages. pp 425.
New York, NY: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, January 1955. First Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. sun paled blue DJ spine with basic black titling. blue jacket front, with superficial wear and stress to its corners and ends. DJ under clear protective cover. light powder blue clothbound HB with imprinted black type. a touch bumped at extremities. contents included within this clear and excellent textblock include the frontispiece and 14 additional images printed on semi-glossy white in b/w. no marks or writing. 302 pp.