New York: Atheneum, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 158 pages; VG/VG-; spine blue and white with white titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.95', chipping to head of spine, some mild wear and rubbing; inscribed on the half-title page by Hodges; shelved case 9.
Mythology & Folklore
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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1952. Octavo; Fair+/Fair+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with purple print; DJ has edgewear, small tears at top of spine, toning to spine, peripheral toning, mild shelfwear; Boards in red cloth, slight wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, name in ink on front flyleaf, tanning to endpapers, intermittent spine breaks, musty odor; xxviii, 257 pages.
Athens: G.C. Eleftheroudakis, 1965. First English edition. Octavo; 1st English edition; G-; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, light bumps to front bottom edge, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to top edge, penciled marginal notation throughout; Typed letter from author signed in ink laid in; xix, 174 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Carrowmore Books, 1999. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has owner label on front flyleaf, slight amount of highlighting and marginal notation in ink; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; 490 pages.
New York: Parents' Magazine Press, 1968. First Edition. Larger Octavo; G/G-; purple spine with black and beige text; first edition; exterior to dust jacket shows some age toning toward edges; few chips to edges; cloth exterior has mild wear; small whitish smudge to front; light sunning to spine and edges; sturdy boards; textblock has slightly toned exterior edges; frontispiece; interior pages good; illustrated; pp 96.
Barcelona: I.G. Manuel Pareja, 1978. Thin Octavo; G+; creamy beige spine with black text; cloth exterior shows mild tone toward edges; minor edge wear; tight binding; no jacket; textblock edges have mild age toning; previous bookshop's small sticker to half title page; interior clean; illustrated; pp ; text in Spanish NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
Paris: L'Edition D'Art H. Piazza, c.1912. Quarto, , -116,  pages; VG-; bound in half green leather, paneled spine with gilt titling, patterned paper boards; newly rebacked with spine preserved; some rubbing and wear, fading and rubbing to paper boards, wear to extremities; top edge gilt; with 50 tipped-in color plates with captioned tissue guards; text in French; shelved case 14.
Utrecht, The Netherlands: w. de haan n.v., [c. 1940]. Octavo, 407 pages; VG-; three-quarter ecru cloth binding, boards in tan paper; spine with gilt lettering and black and gilt design; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; small chips missing at fore edges of boards; binding slightly shaken; illustrated in black, white, and gold, and full color plates; all text in Dutch; pages clean; shelved Case 14.
Oslo, Norway: J. M. Stenersens Forlag, 1987. First Edition Thus, First Printing. Folio, xxxi pages, 685 pages; VG; contemporary full bind tooled leather binding; spine with gilt lettering and extensive blind tooled design; housed in G+ green cloth slipcase; slipcase spine with rubbed gilt lettering and design; cloth peeling at tail of slipcase spine; mild shelf wear and scuffing to volume; all edges gilt; ribbon bookmark; contains black and white illustrations and maps; pages clean; shelved above Case 3.
New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1950. First US Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 246 pages; VG-/VG-; spine black, with gray and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; small chips missing at corners of flap folds; single closed tear to upper and lower edge each of jacket front; crown and tail of jacket spine missing; crease at center of jacket spine; multiple small closed tears at upper edge of jacket back; price uncut '$2.75'; spine slightly cocked; pages clean; shelved Case 6.
Boston: The Medici Society. Octavo; 2 volumes; G; Hardcover; Spine, blue with faded gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to spine caps and corners, toning to spine, small stain to spine (v. 1), light blemishes/shelfwear but clean and strong; Text block has gilt top edge, slight age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; 2 vols. (xxx, 439 pages ; xxii, 531 pages), frontispieces, illustrated (color plates).
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiv, 242 pages; G-/none; bound in publisher's tan cloth with red titling to front board and spine; large water-stain to rear board, spine, and along front hinge, top edge of text block; dust jacket flaps pasted to front pastedown; bookplate to ffep; shelved case 1.
New York: The Viking Press, 1963. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 182 pages; VG-/Fair; white spine with black and blue lettering; dust jacket protected by a mylar covering; price unclipped '$3.50'; shelfwear, rubbing, and soiling to the dust jacket; previous owner appears to have painted over the 'NT' of 'HUNT' with corresponding colors; some water staining and soiling to the top of and inside of the jacket; tape on the inside of the jacket covering a hole near the left flap; foxing to the flaps of the jacket; slight foxing to the endpapers; foxing on the fore edge and bottom of the text block; top of the text block is dyed black; shelved under front counter.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1949-1952. Limited Editions. Quarto, 15 vols.; G+; spines various colors, in full paper bindings; housed in 5 VG- red paper slipcases; 6 vols. ex-library, with usual marks; 9 vols. in publisher's original glassine wrappers; mild shelf wear and soiling; 9 vols. signed flat by Hersholt at colophon; individual vols. signed flat by Eichenberg, Jackson, Ardizzone, Rafaello Busoni, Lawson, or Ervine Metzl at colophon; pages clean; shelved above Limited Editions Club.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1983. First Edition Thus, Second Printing. Octavo, 64 pages; VG/VG; spine off-white with blue and black lettering; dust jacket protected with mylar covering; price uncut '$12.95'; light shelf wear at board corners, light rubbing on dust jacket back; bookplate at front free end-paper, has name blacked out and slight peeling at one corner; inscribed at the half-title page by Hague, dated 'Nov 1988'; shelved Case 14.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Revised and enlarged edition. Octavo; Volume 6.1 only; Revised and enlarged edition; G+; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, slight wear to spine head, residue from label on rear, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 448 pages.
New York: The Grolier Society, 1931. Octavo; Volume 1 only; Fair-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with faded print; Boards in brown cloth, tattered spine caps and corners, wear to edges and hinges, shelfwear; Text block has broken hinges so that spine and rear board hang loose from textblock, exposed binding, intermittent spine breaks, age toning to paper; xix, 333 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1952. Limited Edition, #275/1500. Octavo, 152 pages; VG; quarter blue cloth binding, boards in multicolored decorative paper; spine with silver design and gilt lettering; in publisher's VG- glassine wrapper; in VG- brown slipcase; upper edge of slipcase starting; mild shelf wear and soiling to volume; Limited Editions Club monthly letter loose within; contains limited-color illustrations; stamped 275 at colophon; shelved Above Limited Editions Club.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1971. Limited Edition, #275/1500. Quarto, 101 pages; VG; bound in full coarse natural linen; spine stamped in brown and gold; in publisher's original VG glassine wrapper; housed in VG brown paper slipcase; mild shelf wear and soiling; illustrated in sepia tones; facing Middle English and modern English text; hand-numbered 275 at colophon; signed flat by Satorsky at colophon; pages clean; shelved Limited Editions Club.
Ipswich: Limited Editions Club, 1954. Limited Edition, #275/1500. Octavo, 4 vols.; VG; full black cloth bindings; spines with gilt labels and black lettering; in publisher's original somewhat tattered glassine; housed in VG- black slipcases; mild shelf wear and soiling; illustrated in full color; stamped number 275 at vol. 3 colophon; pages clean; shelved above Limited Editions Club.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1962. Limited Edition, #275/1500. Octavo, 4 vols.; VG; full white and green cloth bindings; spines with green labels with gilt lettering; all vols. with VG- original publisher's glassine wrappers; housed in VG- green slipcases; mild shelf wear and scuffing; upper edges dyed green; all vols. with full-color and limited-color illustrations; signed flat by Corcos at vol. 4 colophon; hand-numbered 275 at vol. 4 colophon; pages clean; shelved above Limited Editions Club.
London: Folio Society, 1992. Limited Edition, #49/100. Octavo, 174 pages; VG-; quarter purple Nigerian goatskin binding, boards in red, purple, and gold marbled paper; spine faded, with gilt lettering; in VG- black paper slipcase; mild shelf wear and soiling; some fading to spine; upper edge gilt; contains full color illustrations; signed flat by Frederic and Sarah Raphael at limitations page; hand-numbered 49 at limitations page; pages clean; shelved Case 9 3/4.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. Oblong Quarto; VG/VG-; black spine with red, yellow and green text; first edition; first printing; dust jacket exterior shows very mild wear; lightly turned edges; cloth has minimal exterior wear; light wear to corners; strong boards; tight binding; text block clean; illustrated; unpaginated; inscribed by Gerald McDermott with a drawing.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, ca. 1955. Octavo; VG-; green and red spines with gilt text; green slipcase exterior shows mild sun fading; exterior has some soiling smudges; slight rubbing wear to edges; intact edges otherwise; 2 volumes in slipcase: Andersen's Fairy Tales, pp 343; Grimm's Fairy Tales, pp 373; no jackets; cloths show slightly sunned spines; red spine has darkish spotting; otherwise exteriors have minimal wear; light wear to spines edges; tight bindings; straight boards; both volumes have pictorial paper label to fronts; exterior edges to text blocks have slightly age toned; head edges painted green and red; pictorial endpapers to both volumes; previous owner's name to feps to both volumes; interiors clean; illustrated.
Columbia, SC: The State Company, 1924. Third Printing. 10mo; G+; red spine with black text; third printing; no jacket; cloth's exterior shows modest shelf wear; few smudges to exterior; spine edges have few dings; otherwise edges have mild wear; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have age toned slightly; light foxing to few first and last pages; minor pencil to rear endpaper; interior pages good; pp 348.
New York: Golden Press, Inc., 1959. First Edition. Quarto; G+/G-; dark beige pictorial spine with brown text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows some open chips to edges; damp stain to rear fore corner; slight tape residue to head spine edge; minor pencil to rear head edge; mylar wrap to dj; cloth exterior has mild wear; rubbing to spine edges; otherwise edge wear slight; strong boards; text block exterior edges show slight toning; pictorial endpapers; damp staining toward tail fore edge; slight cracking to gutter to pp 36-37; otherwise interior good; illustrated; pp 164.
New York: Frederick H. Hitchcock, Publishers, 1927. Octavo; G+; black spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight whitish spotting to exterior; blind-stamped borders to front; slight edge wear; strong, straight boards; textblock exterior fore and tail edges age toned modestly; head edge gilt; deckled fore edge; interior pages good; pp 196; number 126 of signed and numbered copies; signed by George Korson.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907. Large, Thick Octavo; G-; dark orange spine with gilt text; no jacket; exterior shows heavy chips to spine head edge; vertical crack midway down spine, as is; letters to spine partially rubbed; rubbing to edges and corners; few whitish spotting, sparsely to exterior; otherwise mild exterior wear; textblock exterior edges have age toned; bookbinder's tape mend to front hinge at half title page and verso to frontispiece; chip to fore edge to tissue guard to frontispiece with tissue guard; one or two tiny chips to edges to title page; broken front hinge at frontispiece; gift inscription to fep; light crease to p xv toward gutter; page edges slightly toned; cracking to gutter to pp 32-33, 64-65, and 112-113; illustrated with plates covers with tissue guards; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in wraparound bookcase next to 15's.
Harrisville, NH: Gwarlingo and Uzzlepye Presses, 2018. Limited First Edition, #176/1000, First Printing. Oblong octavo, 376 pages; VG/VG; spine black with white and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; spine slightly cocked; signed flat by Levi and Aldredge at colophon; hand-numbered 176 at limitations page; profusely illustrated in full color and black and white; pages clean; shelved above Case 14.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1964. Second edition. Quarto; 2 volumes; 2nd edition ©1960, Reprinted 1964; G; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps else clean and strong; Text block has blue tinted top edge, ribbon place markers, small vendor stamp on front flyleaf, v. 2 has tear to rear pastedown at hinge, else clean and tight; CONTENTS: Vol. 1. Text (xix, 465 pages, illustrated (b&w plates)) — Vol. 2. Plates (xviii, 614 pages of plates (b&w)). [Shelf: East Asian Art] [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Paris: Desaint et Saillant, 1756. Eighth Edition. 12mo., 395 pages; G; Light brown leather spine with gilt graphics, dark red label and gilt lettering; Boards show substantial wear along joint of front cover near head of spine, significant chipping to head/tail of spine, moderate+ wear to corners, light cracking to leather on spine, and light+ fading to spine label; Residue from formerly applied adhesive tape appears at head and tail of spine, as does an ink emendation to front cover; Textblock shows moderate shelfwear to marbled edges, moderate age-toning to top edge, some light soiling to fore-edge, an ink inscription from a former owner appears on the verso of the ffep, and an ink drawing from a former owner appears on the bfep; NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
Madrid: I.D.E.A. [Instituto de Estudios Africanos], 1952. Octavo; 2 volumes; G; Paperback; Spine, tan with black and red print; Covers have light edgewear with tears to rear bottom edges, toning to spine, light peripheral toning, slight blemishes, v. 2 has small tears to front hinge; Text blocks have age-toning to paper, slight stain to fore edge of final pages of v. 1, else clean and tight; “Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas”— at head of series title; Text in Spanish; 2 vols. (345 pages ; 374 pages) of printed music (melody and text).
London: The Chiswick Press, 1919. Limited Edition, 1/100. Octavo, 123 pages; G+; quarter tan cloth binding, boards in gray paper; spine previous brown cloth label with black lettering preserved; Some shelf wear and soiling; corners markedly bumped and shredded; age-toning to upper edge of front board; several small stains to front board; small dark stain to crown of spine; several small stains to back board; leaf inscribed by Levis tipped in before half title; number '13412' stamped at title page; contains black and white illustrations; pages else clean; shelved Case 14.
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd, 1955. First UK Edition. Octavo; VG-; red spine with gilt text; first UK edition; no jacket; cloth exterior has slight rubbing wear; sturdy boards; textblock exterior edges have modestly age toned; slight offset to endpapers; intact binding; interior pages clean; pp 195.
New York: Simon and Schuster/Touchstone, 1989. First Printing. Octavo; pp 521; VG/VG-; black spine with pink and white text; first printing; exterior to dust jacket has only slight shelf wear; minor edge wear; damp staining to head edge inside jacket; otherwise mild age toning to dj interior; lightly age toned flaps; cloth has minimal exterior wear; strong boards; textblock exterior edges have mild tone; intact binding; mild offset to endpapers; previous owner's name to fep; previous bookshop's sticker to fep; interior clean; illustrated.
New York/London: Horace Liveright/John Rodker, 1930. First Edition, Thus; 539/1500. Octavo; VG-; 1/4 bound beige, red and gilt decorated marbled spines with gilt text; numbered, limited copies; 539 of 1500; first edition thus; 3 volumes; dark brown panels show mild shelf wear; light sunning toward fore edges; circular gilt inlaid illustration to fronts; strong boards; mylar wrap to exteriors; no jackets; slight rubbing to edges; text block edges have modestly age toned; deckled fore edges; slight pencil to pastedowns; good bindings; offset to corners to endpapers; previous owner's tiny label to front pastedown to volume one; interior pages have mild toning to edges; illustrated with full color plates; subject matter is Indian, Arab, Persian, Cambodian and other Eastern folklore; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, [n.d.]. Early Reprint. Octavo, 341 pages; VG-; quarter green leather binding, boards in blue-green cloth; spine paneled, with three red labels with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; two scratches to front board; mild wear to joints; mild sunning to spine; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; fading to top of back board; upper edge gilt; contains full-color illustrations; pages clean; shelved Case 14.
New York: Delacorte Press, 1988. First Edition. Quarto. Good Hardcover w/ Good Dustjacket; blue spine with red and green lettering; DJ has some creasing and small tears to top and bottom edges and corners; boards show very minimal shelf wear but are otherwise clean; binding tight; text block has some discoloration on top edge; b/w and color illus.;167 pp.
Folcroft: Folcroft Library Editions, 1974. Reprint. Octavo. First published by Cambridge University Press, London, 1933. Ex-library. Good Hardcover; blue spine with silver lettering; boards show fading and wear to front edges, corners and top and bottom edges of spine; a few ink marks on front matter; library stickers and stamps on back endpaper; text block has library stamp on top edge, otherwise clean; 158 pp.
Bloomington: Indiana University, 1977. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xviii pages, 181 pages; VG-; Paperback; Spine white with brown print; Cover has light edgewear, peripheral toning, light shelfwear, crease to spine; Text block has slight curling to fore corners; Tales and critical matter in English with appended tales in romanized Arabic; shelved Case 10.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1886. Octavo; Poor+; Hardcover; Spine, black without print; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and brown paper to boards, wear to spine caps, paper is worn away from corners and edges, with scratches and rubbing/surface tears; Text block has bookplate on front pastedown, penciled name on front flyleaf, cracked hinges, many spine breaks with many loose pages, deckle edges chipping with small tears, some color doodled on to some illustrations, foxing throughout; 231 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
London: printed for R. Sare, B. Took, M. Gillyflower, A. & J. Churchil, G. Sawbridge, and H. Hindmarsh, 1699. Third Edition. Folio, , 28, , 476 pages; VG-. Bound by Jon Robbins in modern period style calf. Spine lightly sun-faded. With frontis. portrait (pi1v); Includes indices. Minor physical damage to middle of fore edge of text block, going in approximately 1/8 inch at most, does not impact text. Archival repair to portrait and frontispiece, minimal loss to edges. Marginalia to c5. small piece missing from upper fore corner of X1, closed tear to middle of Tt1, small tidemark to upper fore corner of Zz4, small open tear to upper edge of Aaa3. JR Consignment; shelved case 7; Oversized item(s). Will require additional postage for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller for additional information.
New York: Harper and Row, Publishers, 1973. First U.S. Edition. Octavo, 512 pages; VG-/VG-; spine blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and some soiling; light blue bookseller's sticker at upper right corner of jacket front; inch-long closed tear to center of upper edge of jacket back; price uncut '$16.00'; light-colored soiling to binding; mild soiling to upper edge of text block; pages clean; shelved Mythology and Folklore.