Damas: Pierre Canivet et Jean-Paul Rey-Coquais, 1992. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, blue with white print; Cover has edgewear, creasing to spine and corners, wear to hinges; Text block has slight smudge on front flyleaf, else clean text; At head of title: “Institut Français de Damas”; Title page: “Ouvrage publié avec le concours de la Commission des Publications de la Direction Générale des Relations Culturelles, Scientifiques et Techniques, du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique et de l’École du Louvre”; Texts variously in French, English, or Italian; xx, 367 pages, illustrated (b&w).
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Madrid: Fundacion Banco Central Hispano, 1992. Quarto; VG-/no dust jacket paperback; Burgundy spine with white text; Cover has scuffing, peeling of plastic film laminate around edges; Edge of text block has dust stains, light age toning in margins, otherwise unmarked and undamaged; Spanish language; 253pp.
London: The Penguin Press, 1988. First Edition. Octavo; G+ Hardcover w/ dustjacket; Red spine with White text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, scratches on rear cover, crease toward head edge of front cover, otherwise clean; Boards strong, clean, bumping to corners, slight edgewear; Textblock has previous owner's name in pen on front endpaper, pen underlining and writing on most pages, otherwise clean; 466 pp.
Jerusalem: The Hebrew University, Faculty of Humanities, Institute of Oriental Sciences, 1961. 12mo; G; Paperback; Spine, grey canvas tape; Cover is tan with black print, creasing to front right corner and rear lower corner, small tear to rear fore edge, stamped number on rear; Text block has spotting to edges and title page, clean text, age-toning to paper; Added title page in Hebrew; various pagings, illustrated (b&w).
New York: The Junior Literary Guild; The Viking Press, 1942. First Edition. Octavo; pp 334; G-/no-DJ; green spine with green text to beige block text; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior; rubbing wear to edges; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated;.
New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. Octavo; pp 347; G+/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloth shows mild shelf wear to exterior; some soiling to exterior; black titles with illustration to paper label to front; lightly sunned spine; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; pictorial endpapers; chip to pp 347 at fore edge; some toning to gutter at pp vi-vii; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated;.
New York City: Museum of Modern Art, 1947. Third. Quarto, 271 pages; G+/Poor condition; Teal cloth with gilded design on cover and gilded text on spine, rubbing to bottom edges and spine head and foot, spine is cocked, foxing to textblock edges, general wear to boards; age-toning and foxing to endpapers, textblock clean and unmarked with many plates; white DJ with red and black text on spine and front cover and reproduction of painting on front cover, black text on rear cover, upper half of front cover completely ripped off and missing, remainder of DJ is significantly worn with many tears, rips, holes, scratches, and foxing, price stamp on front flap.
London: Spink and Son Ltd., 1999. quarto in cloth with DJ. VG/VG+. Slight edge and shelf wear to DJ. Binding is solid and interior of book is like new. Boards are slightly bowed. Book contains numerous color and black and white photos. 469pp. Shelved front table; DJ spine is pictorial with white text in orange box; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: New York University Press, 1965. Octavo; vg/good-; dj, sunned gray spine with red and green text; dj, shelf worn; age-toned; flaking; several small closed tears; damage to upper right corner of front cover from remnant of price tag; HB, gray cloth spine with pink text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, tight; text block, clean; illus.: plates, figures; 314pp.
Cambridge: The Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge, 1992. first paperback. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Orange/beige spine with orange text; Covers have slight shelf wear such as light rubbing on exterior and minor wear along edges, however panels are intact; Text block has darkened on exterior edges due to age and handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 211.
Princeton University Press, 1969. First edition. Large, thick folios in beige cloth and DJ with dark grey case; VG/VG; minimal soiling; case sturdy with labels on both sides; printed on thick parchment paper; vol. 1: text; vol. 2: plates in black and white; pp. 378 and 539; work was written and published for the septicentennial of Dante's birth; shelved under Review Table; due to size of items, please contact us for shipping costs.
London: The Hambledon Press, 1999. First edition. Octavo; G+/G+; Pink spine with white text; Front DJ is cut at the spine from top to bottom and tape repaired, slight shelfwear; Front cover is cut at the spine but not completely separated nor cut all the way through to the pastedown, back bottom corner is slightly bumped otherwise clean; Textblock clean, binding strong; 329 pp.
Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society, 1992. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover has mild bump to top right corner, small blemish in front and on rear, slight bump to top of spine; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the cover; xi, 189 pages, frontispiece.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. first paperback edition. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; black spine with yellow & white text; covers show slight wear on exterior; small dings & frays along edges w/ intact panels; text block has remainder mark on exterior fore edge; slight cracking along front hinge; text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 278.
Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Reprinted. Thick Octavo; pp 1185; G/paperback; light red spine with gilt text; reprint of last edition of 1884; cloth shows some sunfading to exterior, mostly to spine; sturdy boards; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1929. Thick octavo; good/none; gold spine with gilt text; moderate shelf wear and bumping; green cloth boards, sunned to gold at the spine; shadow browning to endpapers; ex libris, front paste-down endpaper; text block, clean; edges, age-toned; head edge, tinted gold; 1047pp.
Baltimore: John Hopkins Press, 1966. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Tan spine with black text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean with some mild to moderate edgewear (smaller tears by the spine and torn areas by the spine); boards are strong and clean; foxing on the front pastedown, front free end page, back pastedown, and back free end page; smaller bookplate on the front pastedown; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 271.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. First Edition. Octavo; G+; Hardcover; Burgundy spine with gold text; Boards have shelf-wear, fading of the text to the spine, bumping to the corners and tips and extreme smudges to the boards; Book is ex-library with a book plate to the front paste down; Text block is frayed to the edges and have marks otherwise clean; 494p. (Vol.5 Only).
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1922. First Edition. Octavo; pp 419; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; vol. 4: The Theories of the Relation of the Empire and the Papacy from the Tenth Century to the Twelth, this volume only; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; ex-library sticker to spine; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; tight binding; ex-libris plate to front pastedown; ex-library with markings inside; previous owner's name to ffep; errata slip tipped in at ffep; light sticker residue to rear endpaper and pastedown;.
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood & Sons Ltd, 1928. Octavo; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; this volume only; cloth has slight rubbing to exterior; some wear to corners; text block has deckled head edge; interior lightly toned; light pencil; ex-library bookplate to front pastedown; ex-library markings inside; previous owner's name to ffep; slight cracking to front gutter at half title page; chips to fore edges of pp xvi-xvii; sticker residue to rear endpapers;.
London: Chapman & Hall, 1843. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo;G+; Tan indented leather spine with gilt text on black card; Boards strong, major chipping and rubbing on corners, edges and spine; Text block age toned, foxing throughout, two closed tears on inner spine near paste down, pages durable, text legible. pp 399. Shelve Front Case or Below Counter.
New York, Evanston, San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., 1972, 1975. First Edition. Octavo; G/G-; sunned multicolored spines with black and ivory text; 4 volumes: vol. 1, Herodotus to Froissart, pp 431 [ISBN 060114738]; vol. 2, Valla to Gibbon, pp 406 [ISBN 06011472x]; vol. 3, Niebuhr to Maitland, pp 325 [ISBN 0060114746]; vol. 4, Dilthey to Hofstadter [ISBN 0060114762]; dust jackets show slightly sunned exteriors; some small chips to edges; cloths have slight sunning to exteriors; sturdy boards; text blocks have light toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1961. Octavo; pp 313; G/Fair; ivory spine with blue and pink text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; some soiling to exterior; some chips to edges; cloth has some brown spotting to exterior; slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edges; interior clean.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2009. Limited Edition, #217/425. Folio, 554 pages.; VG; bound in fine cream genuine leather with bright gilt spine title; gilt text block; marbled endpapers; silk ribbon; housed in publishers green clamshell case; with Declaration of Authenticity loose within, containing matching limitation number; printed on Mohawk Ultrafelt warm white paper specially milled by Mohawk fine Papers; bound in Specially-crafted leather imported from Italy; Contains the complete works of Chaucer, including the Canturbury Tales, all 87 woodcuts by renowned Victorian-era artist, Sir Edward Burne-Jones, the borders, decorations, and initials drawn by William Morris himself, the unique typeface created by Morris specifically for this masterpiece, a magnificent Morris-designed cover; in excellent condition; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above case 3.
Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1992. Octavo; VG/VG-; Off-white/pink spine with black text; Odd volume; Dust jacket has small tear at front tail edge and lightly age toned exterior with minimal edge wear; Cloth is clean and panels are strong; Text block shows light slight shelf wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 249.
Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1993. Octavo; VG/VG; Off-white/pink spine with black text; Odd volume; Dust jacket has lightly age toned exterior with minimal edge wear; Cloth is clean and panels are strong; Text block shows light slight shelf wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 247.
Totowa: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1989. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Off-white/pink spine with black text; Odd volume; Dust jacket has lightly age toned exterior with minimal edge wear; Cloth is clean and panels are strong; Text block shows light slight shelf wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 218.
Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 1997. US Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. dark orange band across the upper DJ edge with illustrated segment, a scanned document of old writing mounted on grayscale background. image visible partially on the DJ spine and more upon the cover. under clear protective cover. brown clothbound HB with gold stamped titling. muted red endpapers and ivory textblock, no marks or writing. neat ivory edges. a solidly bound copy, minimal wear inside and out. 368 pp. ISBN# 0472107445.
Temple, Arizona: Medieval & Renaissacne Texts & Studies, 1996. First thus for this series. Thin octavo. VG with no DJ. Blue spine with silver lettering. Sale sticker to the bottom of the rear cover. Binding, book block edges all very good. Smudges to the margins of page 71. Volume 161 from the series "Medieval & Renaissance Text & Studies." 130pp.
Copenhagen: Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Moesgard Museum, 1999. Large Octavo; pp 181; G/paperback; terra cotta rust spine with ivory and black text; covers have lightly sunned exterior; moderate rubbing to exterior; some wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1893. Fourth Edition. Small Octavo; pp 353; G+/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has some age toning to exterior edges, tissue guard over frontispiece, small tear to fore edges of preface pages; slight cracking to gutter; interior clean.
Cambridge: University Press, 1906. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth, mild wear to corners, hinges, and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has tanning to endpapers, spine break at page 96, annotation in ink throughout; x, 105, cii pages, frontispiece, illustrated (1 b&w plate, 1 map).
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/VG-: Pink spine with white text: DJ has extensive rubbing else clean, general shelfwear, age toning to flaps, price clipped on front flap: Boards are strong and clean, light bumping to tail of spine, general edgewear, binding solid: Textblock exterior has age toning else clean, front pastedown has 2 x 1 inch stain, back pastedown has ink notation, rest of text unmarked: 517 pp.
New York: Sheed and Ward, Inc., 1954. 10mo; pp 271; G/G-; dark beige spine with black and green text; dust jacket shows slight toning toward edges; small smudge to rear; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
Saint-Malo: Editions d'Art Derveaux, 1987. Octavo; VG/G+; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket has moderately rubbing exterior mostly along spine and edges, but otherwise undamaged and intact exterior, mylar covering; Cloth is clean with strong panels; Text block is clean and intact with tight binding; pp 31. French text.
London: Faber and Faber, 1986. Octavo; G+/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ has slight edgewear and edge soiling at top, otherwise clean and bright; Boards in green cloth with silver print, clean and strong; Textblock has spotting to top edge and endpapers, clean text, paper is age-toned; 155 pages.
London: Wyman & Sons, 1887. Octavo; VG/Hardcover; Burgundy spine with gold gilt; Moderate shelf wear to covers, some rubbing and minor spotting to surfaces and along side and edges, light bumping, creasing to corners, sunned covers and spine; Loose binding, age toned deckled pages, minor spotting within pages; Age wear to text block exterior, text block clean; 99 pp.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Mediaeval Academy of America, 1955. Publication No. 63. [Publication No. 63] Reprint; Octavo; VG+/no-DJ. Spine is dark blue with silver text; Boards have general shelf wear, minor scratches and scuffs, three tiny white dots appear on front board in lower portion; Text block has general shelf wear, foxing is obvious on top edge, binding is strong, pages are free of highlighting and underlining; pp 324.
British Columbia. Committee for Medieval Studies at the University of British Columbia. 1981. Octavo. VG/no DJ. Red spine with black text (yellow rectangular sticker in the middle). Front and back hardback covers have some minor white marks; Board strong and clean; Binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp 177. ISSN: 0081-8224.
Paris: G. Crès & Cie. Various Editions. Octavos, Volume I: XXVI, 320 pages, Volume II: XX, 402, 4 foldouts, Volume III: XXVI, 364 pages, 2 foldouts, Volume IV: 481 pages, 3 foldouts; Very Good+ condition; Brown quarter-bound leather spines with raised bands and gilded text, rubbing to spine and particular wear to head of spine on Volume III, rubbing to head edges on all volumes and bumping to rear corners of Volume IV; Foxing to portions of textblock interior, small square sticker on penultimate (blank) page in Volumes I-III, contains plates and no markings or writing; Volumes I-III 1926 Second Editions, Volume IV 1921 First Edition; sold as is.