Palo Alto, CA: Annual Reviews Inc, 1987. First Edition. Octavo; VG/none; yellowish tan full cloth binding w/ gilt text on spine and boards, spine title on black plate; minor shelf wear and bumping, SIGNED AND DATED BY MARSHALL NIRENBURG, 1968 Nobel laureate in the field of medicine, on ffep; 501 pp.
A collection of loose sheets, containing numerous autographs, including: One piece of paper, measuring approximately 2" x 3", with the autograph of George S. Millard, and a date of Feb. 10, 1858. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". One piece of paper, measuring approximately 2" x 3 1/2", with the handwriting of Bryan Procter, who also wrote under the pseudonym Barry Cornwall. Proctor was a poet, and also the father of famed poet Adelaide Anne Procter. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". Two pieces of paper. The first, measuring approximately 1" x 3", with the autograph of E. B. Lee, authoress. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". A second piece, measuring approximately 3 1/2" x 5", with the autograph of Edmund Clarence Stedan, poet, is also attached. Four pieces of paper. The first, measuring approximately 2" x 4", with the handwriting of Fredericka Brewer, authoress. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". A second piece, measuring approximately 1 1/2" x 4", with the autograph Lucy Lareon, is also attached. On the rear, a third piece, measuring approximately 5 1/2" x 4", with poem. A fourth piece, measuring approximately 2" x 4 1/2" with the handwriting and autograph of Ewen Kimball. One piece of paper, measuring approximately 2" x 4", with the handwriting of Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". One piece of paper, measuring approximately 3" x 4 1/2", with the autograph of Lydia Sigourney, dated Feb. 25th, 1858. Sigourney was a popular American poet during the early and mid 19th century. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". One piece of paper, measuring approximately 2" x 4", with the handwriting of Rogers the poet and Miss. Sigourney. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 9" x 6". One piece of paper, measuring approximately 3" x 4", with the handwriting of Lady Jane Russell Norton, novelist. The handwriting is on an envelope (of which this is a small part) addressed to Leigh Hunt. It is attached to a larger piece of paper, measuring approximately 3 1/2" x 6". Shelved DI autograph folder.
London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane/John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1894-1897. First Edition, First Printing. 8vos., G; all volumes HC, yellow cloth-covered spines and boards, with black lettering and illustrations; fading and staining to spines, particularly Vols. 1, 6-8, 11, and 13 (text illegible); shelfwear, e.g., bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spines, cocking to spines, bumping and fraying to corners; top of text-blocks beckled, uncut pages throughout; boards shaken, bindings intact; rubbing and fading to boards, particularly Vols. 1, 8, 10, and 13 (text illegible, Vols. 8 and 10); boards and text-blocks warped, likely from shelfwear, particularly Vols. 3, 8-10, 13; illustrations protected by tissue guards; age-toning to text-blocks and endpapers; interiors clean; NOTES ON INDIVIDUAL VOLUMES: VOL. 1 [pub. April 1864; boards shaken, binding barely intact, ffep missing, title page and associated tissue guard loose, pp. 271-272 and bfep loose, back paste-down missing (back board visible); ex libris bookplate to first blank page], VOL. 2 [pub. July 1894; brown liquid staining to top half of spine, boards, and text-block; boards warped (likely from liquid damage); brown staining to top of back endpapers at gutter; uncut pages torn apart, pp. 330-331, 346-351 (text legible)], VOL. 3 [pub. October 1894], VOL. 4 [pub. January 1895; back board and bfep shaken, binding intact, brown residue visible at gutter, likely from aged paste], VOL. 5 [pub. April 1895], VOL. 6 [pub. July 1895; head of spine chipped off], VOL. 7 [pub. October 1895; middle of top edge of front board rubbed down to board], VOL. 8 [pub. January 1896; top corner of front board and middle of top edge of back board rubbed down to board; red staining to bottom right-hand corner of front board]; VOL. 9 [pub. April 1896; top edge of front board rubbed down to board in two spots; back turn-in frayed and separated from board, back paste-down intact], VOL. 10 [pub. July 1896], VOL. 11 [pub. October 1896; ffep creased at gutter], VOL. 12 [pub. January 1897; soiling to spine], VOL. 13 [pub. April 1897; front board and ffep separated from spine at gutter]; Vols. 1-2 pub. by Mathews & Lane; Vols. 3-13 pub. by John Lane, The Bodley Head; shelved Aisle D, above Espionage & Terrorism.
Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1974. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. bright medium blue DJ, spine has black and white titles. edgewear is light, with mild chafing and toning to edges, and very faintly foxed jacket front/rear. light gray clothbound HB, spine stamped in silver. inside front cover, INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. interior text is a basic ivory. heavily foxed head-edge, fore-edge and tail lightly. 301 pp. ISBN# 0816607125.
Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1979. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. heavily sunned to pale yellow DJ spine with nearly indiscernible white titling between black author and black subtitle. large nick and tiny closed tear to DJ tip between vibrant olive green panels with minimal wear. medium green clothbound HB between whitish abraded ends. tiny titling between decorative bands and striping on black label and lower at tail. clear and acceptable interior. 253 pp. ISBN# 0520036514.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2005. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG. medium brown DJ spine with white uppercase title, black author and publisher. gray paperbound HB, gilt-stamped titling. solid boards and sharp-cornered. clean text interior, with watermark to p. 31. ivory textblock, lightly skimmed, clear and excellent, edges neat. 175 pp. ISBN#0300108028.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1960. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Blue spine with black text; DJ with mylar exterior, moderate edgewear/slight open tears on upper and lower spine; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners; Textblock has very small marks on exterior head, otherwise clean; 161pp.
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.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1965. N/A. 8vo. VG/VG-. DJ spine strip is a tad yellowed with exposed and lightly sunned off white lettering with some scuffing to lettering near tail and coarsely whitish from nicked off tint. on front panel large closed tear in upper left corner. white with brown shadow and smudging across the rear. inner panels are smooth white but yellowed along the upper edge of flaps. general brown cloth HB spine with abraded gilt lettering, indiscernible titling on spine and board panel corners nipped at HB corners. fep/ffep is bright ivory with no spots or marks. light pencil in textblock. as is. solid binding and edgewear minimal. 266 pp.
London: Smith Elder and Co. 1877. First edition. Set of 11 small octavos and 1 larger octavo in brown leather with gold gilt and letters; VG; previous owner's signature on ffep; strong binding on all volumes; paper faded; edges dusty; occasional pages with a small closed cut or penciled underlining; larger volume on "the Study of Celtic Literature"; shelved above foreign languages section; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York, NY: Delacorte Press, 1966. First Edition. 8vo. VG-/VG-. lightly toned ivory DJ spine with centered red script and blue capitals for author at mid-spine, gray publisher with its logo just above foot. DJ spine strip ends and edgewear to outer jacket are moderate, some closed tears affixed with tape on its reverse side. covers a medium red cloth HB has abrading and appears to have nicked off tint mainly down spine, its sides and the outer extremities. EX-LIBRIS, with bookplate of prior owner on right fep. endpapers are yellow spotted. soft ivory textblock bound well, main interior is mark-free and tinted blue on head-edge, smooth edges else. 251 pp.
Leicester: Hodder and Stoughton, 1975. First [Assumed] Edition. Tall octavo in dark green cloth with light green pictorial dust jacket, VG+/VG+, dust jacket protected by Brodart, title in black on green dj spine. Light shelf wear, age toning, minor bumping to lower edge of front board. Binding strong, boards straight, many monotone illustrations throughout. Shelve Literary Criticism.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1969. Third. Octavo; VG/VG-; blue spine, white/blue text; jacket has protective mylar cover, edgewear, spotting, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong, spine slightly cocked; textblock has spotting around edges, minor staining on back endpaper, writing in pencil on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 379.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Rodopi, 1986. Foreign Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. bright red wraps spine and softcovers, with small black uppercase titling centered. pliable covers both unabraded. skimmed lightly, a fine ivory stock without writing nor edgewear. exterior all clear, all side edges.191 pp. with Costerus. paperback in great shape. ISBN# 9062039979.
New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1978. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; spine blue green w/white txt, minor shelf wear; covers firm, sml sticker on back cover that was kind of scraped off, otherwise clean; binding strong; pages good: very minor wear & aging, exquisite condition. 568pp.
New York: Clarkson N. Potter Inc. 1970. Second. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Green spine with silver text; Second edition, fifth printing; Boards have slight smudges and rubbed edges, otherwise clean; Textblocks are age toned and foxing; 2 Volume set; pp 1512. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984. Octavo; VG-/G+; Off-white spine with dark blue text; Previous owner's name on front free endpaper; front free endpaper has clipped fore edge; Dust jacket has smudged, rubbed exterior and edges, Textblock is slightly age toned with slight smudging at head edge; pp 312.
The Hague, Paris: Mouton, 1974. Unstated, apparent first edition. Octavo. VG in good- dust jacket. Off-yellow spine with brown lettering. Moderate rubbing to dust jacket panels. Uneven sun-fading to dust jacket panels. Several small closed tears and chips to top edges of dust jacket panels. Discoloring soiling mark to top of rear dust jacket panel near fore-edge. Covers clean, binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and unmarked. 176pp.
Rome: Pontifical University of St. Thomas of Aquinas in Urbe, 1970. Quarto: G+/no-DJ: White and black spine with gold text: Boards are covered in a clear plastic cover, some fraying/rubbing in corners and slight splitting by spine, a book plate from the previous owner who is also the author appears on the front pastedown: Textblock appears in good condition with no tears. folds, highlighting etc., slight marking along fore edge, several full page photographs are included, inscription by author on front paper includes signature: 166 pp: Book is ex libris coming from the author's own collection, book is a dissertation to fulfill the requirements of a Doctorate in Theology.
London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1954. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Gray fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, age toned spine and edges, minor bumping on corners, rubbing to edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on edges, previous bookstore's label on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 227.
London, Great Britain: Verso, 2015. UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG+. light gray DJ spine with a "faux" age-toned look, black titles in capitals within a decorative floral patterned black border frame. matching style but thicker with enlarged titling on jacket front. black clothbound HB with gold titles. neatly bound, clean interior, above average shape, but smooth ivory tail-edge has red remainder dot. as is. 484 pp. ISBN# 9781781687956.
Norfolk: New Directions, 1939. Second. Octavo; G/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gold text; boards are strong with moderate fading, staining to edges of front cover, sunning to spine, bumping and fraying to corners, rubbing and chipping along spine; textblock has light age-toning to paste-downs and free-end papers, general textblock clean and bright; contributors Vladimir Dixon and G. V. L. Slingsby are both believed to be pseudonyms of James Joyce, who wrote their contributions to this collection of critical essays on his novel Finnegan's Wake because he wanted negative commentary as well as positive. G. V. L. Slingsby may also be the pseudonym of an anonymous female journalist who was commissioned by Sylvia Beach to contribute to the collection. 194pp.
New York: Grolier Club, 2004. Limited First Edition. thin softcover 8vo., 54 pp., VG; blue and yellow striped matte paper wrapper, no lettering to spine; white title block with black lettering and motif to front cover; mild rubbing to covers of wrapper, small tear with slight superficial material loss to back cover; mild rubbing to edges of wrapper, including head and tail of spine, predominately bottom edge; very mild shelfwear to text-block; interior clean; pub. 2004, limited printing of 1,500 copies stated to copyright page; contains four (4) black and white plates; catalogue of Woolf's works published by Hogarth Press, the publishing house owned by Virginia and her husband Leonard; shelved Case 0.
Columbia, SC: Camden House, 1998. First Edition. Octavo; vg+/vg; sunned-to-off-white spine with black text; dj, age-toned at the spine and edges; front fold, bent; HB, blue cloth spine and boards with gilt lettering; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, tight; text block, clean; 254pp. ---English translation of Johann Beer's 'Teutsche Winternachte', first published in German in 1682.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1950. first. Octavo;VG-/G+; Green/yellow spine with off-white text; Dust jacket is age toned with slightly frayed edges and several small closed tears at edges, rubbed corners, covered with mylar; Boards have slight edgewear, otherwise clean; Textblock is pp 396.
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1971. Octavo; VG/no-DJ, paperback; Black spine with yellow and tan text. Covers have general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has small previous owner's name on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 395.
New Haven, CT. Yale University Press. 1978. Second Printing. OCTAVO; VG-/GOOD+; dj, Blue Spine w/ Orange & Brown Bands & White & Brown Text; HB; Orange Cloth Spine w/ Black Panel & Orange Text; Shelf Wear w/ Bumping; Text block, Clean; 290pp.; dj, Sunned, Rubbing, Creases, Small Open & Closed Tears, Slight Chipping; Minor Stains; Spine, Rubbing.