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.
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New Delhi: Facisimile Publisher, 2015. Reprint. Quarto. VG/VG DJ. Multi-colored spine (blue, pink, white, orange, yellow, and red spine) with black text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean with mild edgewear; boards are mostly clean but has significant creases across the front; binding is strong; textblock is clean.
New York: G.P. Putnam and Co., 1853. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with debossed title, worn and tattered corners and spine caps, tear to front and rear hinges at bottom, warping front board, shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, vendor label on front flyleaf, spotting to endpapers, age-toning to paper, intermittent spine breaks, slight foxing within; “Illustrated with views of their residences from original drawings, and a fac-simile of the manuscript of each author”— title page; viii, 366 pages, illustrated (engravings, facsimiles).
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.
Brooklyn and New York: William W. Swayne, n.d. 12mo; pp 496; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text and embossed designs to spine; cloth has gilt embossed border and decoration to front; boards are slightly bowed; light sunning to spine; minor wear to corners; text block has all edges gilt; dark brown endpapers; previous owner's name lightly to endpaper; light foxing to some pages.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1985. Octavo; VG/ Hardcover, enclosed in light green and light yellow slip case; volumes have red and blue spines with gold text; both volumes are in uniform condition; the set is printed on acid-free paper and binding materials have been chosen for strength and durability; boards are moderately stained; text blocks are clean; 1661p. (Total pages for the 2 vols.).
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.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1941. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; red spine with gold text; cover has sunning, peeling at spine head and tail, sticker taped to spine, binding is strong; textblock has age toning, edgewear, ex library stamps around edges and on front endpaper, labels on front and back pastedowns, otherwise clean; pp 527.
London: Oxford University Press, 1968. Second Edition. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in green cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, minor shelfwear, minor edgewear, minor general soiling, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, ex-library sticker on spine, spine sun toned, stamps and penciling on front pastedown, ex-library insert and sticker on front end paper; text block age toned, ink soiling on frontispiece, stamps on title page, penciling on pages viii and ix, damp staining on exterior head edge, ex-library stamp on exterior fore edge; x, 499pp.
North Yorkshire, UK: Tartarus Press, 2013. Octavo; pp 245; VG/VG-; yellowish beige spine with dark red and black text; dust jacket has light sunning to spine; small sticker to front flap; mylar wraps; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean;.
New York: Russell & Russell, 1968. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; navy spine with gold text; cover has slight edgewear, ex library sticker on spine, binding is strong; textblock has ex library stamps on edges, pastedowns and endpapers, peeling on front endpaper, sticker on front pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 516; first published in 1892.
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.
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1985. First. Octavo; VG-/VG-; age-toned grey/beige gradient spine with blue and white gradient text (red shadow effect); dustjacket is clean with light age-toning and edgewear; boards are strong and clean; textblock has light staining to edges, light age-toning to pages, otherwise clean; 234pp.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1854. Thick octavo; pp 442; Fair/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth shows rubbing to exterior; fraying wear to corners; heavily rubbed edges; text block has age toned exterior edges; cracking to front gutter; pencil throughout; frontispiece with tissue guard; offsetting to title page from frontispiece; previous owner's name to verso of frontispiece; age toned exterior edges.
New York: Horizon Press, 1969. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Off white spine with brown and light blue text. DJ has age toned, rubbing to edges, small open tear on front, soiled; Boards have rubbing to edges, bumping on corners, slightly cocked spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has wear and foxing on edges, foxing on some pages, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 223.
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.
Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1979. First Printing. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, minor shelfwear, minor edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, soiling on front and rear, stickers on front and rear, erased penciling on front end paper, torn paper and glue mark on rear end paper, torn paper glue and penned text on rear pastedown; text block slightly age toned, penciling and stamp on title page, stamp and penciling on publisher page, ex-library stamp on exterior head edge, foxing on exterior head edge; 146pp.
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.
Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 1971. Octavo; Second Printing, February 1972; VG; Paperback; Spine, green with white print; Cover has slight edgewear, slight tear at front bottom spine edge, clean and bright; Textblock clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by Hayashi on half-title page; ix,183 pages, illustrated.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with black print on a white ground; DJ in mylar, tears at top and bottom of spine and to flap folds, shelfwear; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, smudging to front and hinges; Text block has green-tinted top edge, clean text; 158 pages, frontispiece.
London: Faber and Faber, 1937. First Edition. Octavo, 268 pages; VG; fully bound in olive cloth, spine has red and blue lettering; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges, with fraying at the top and bottom of the spine, and on the fore edge corners, spine has minor discoloration; pages have dust build up along the top edge; minor age toning, have minor detachment in several locations; illustrated with photographs, charts, and a fold-out map; has an ex libris bookplate on the inside of the front board; original owner's name written on the upper corner of the ffep; signed by Auden on the sfep; shelved case 9.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover has slight residue from vendor label on front, mild bump to rear top spine corner, mild bump to outside corners, otherwise clean and bright; Textblock clean and tight but for name in ink and stamped name on front endpapers; xv, 671 pages, illustrated.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Ex libris: Black and gray spine with white text: DJ is clean with general shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, light rubbing to edges, bumping to head of spine: Textblock is clean, deckled along fore edge, front free page has previous owner's name and address in ink, title pages is inscribed by the author to that owner, else clean: First Edition: 770 pp.
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: The Brick Row Book Shop, 1926. First Edition, First Printing. 12mo; G/no-DJ; yellow and tan spine with black text; cover has rubbing, age toning, spine slightly cocked, binding is strong; textblock has age toning, edgewear, small rip at hinge of front pastedown, first section of pages separating but still attached, all text is clean; pp 73.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003. First ediiton. Octavo; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan with black and red print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in white paper and white cloth, slight wear to spine caps else clean and strong; Text block has slight smudge to front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xix, 648 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Columbia: University of Missouri Press. Mixed Editions. Octavo; G/G-; dark beige and yellow spines with dark blue text; 3 volumes: The Vanished World, pp 188, 1969 [ISBN 0826200966]; The World in Ripeness, pp 152, 1972 [ISBN 0826201261]; The Blossoming World, pp 181, 1971 [ISBN 0826201067]; dust jackets have modest soiling to exteriors; some sunning to spines; tape mend inside dj of The Blossoming World; cloths show soiling wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks have light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece to The World in Ripeness; interiors clean; illustrated;.
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.
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: 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.
Paris: Sedes, 1950. 12mo; pp 199; G-/paperback; dark peach with black text; covers show some fraying to spine; moderately sunned spine; slight writing to front; rubbing to edges; text block has deckled edges; some age toning throughout; slight cracking to front gutter; frontispiece; illustrated; French text; inscribed by author's granddaughter, Aurore Sand.
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.