Ipswich: East Anglian Daily Times, 1951. Octavo; Good-; Hardcover; Spine, green with black print; Boards quarter bound with green cloth to spine and white paper to boards, tattering to spine caps and corners, fading to green cloth, paper with slight tears at corners, else mild shelfwear; Text block has tanning to endpapers, name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; “Gayer-Anderson Pasha Museum (The Bait al-Kretliya) in Cairo”— title page verso; xiii, 105 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
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Seoul: Borim Publishing Company, 1996. Large Thin Octavo; VG-/VG-; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket shows minimal exterior wear; mild dings to edges; small sticker to front flap; cloth clean; small sticker to rear; strong, straight boards; text block edges have minimal wear; small red mark to exterior tail edge; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; frontispiece; tight binding; illustrated; unpaginated.
Paulton: Purnell, 1979. Octavo; ©1976, Reprinted 1979; G+; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, slight warping, but clean and strong; Text block has date in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; “A Purnell de luxe classic”— facing title page; 178 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w and color plates).
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1957. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, yellow with brown print; Boards in yellow cloth, illustrated pastedown on front, wear to spine caps and corners, toning to spine, cocked spine, small surface tears to pastedown, light smudging/shelfwear; Text block has yellow tinted top edge, inscription in ink on half-title page, cracked front hinge, clean text; 362 pages, illustrated (9 color plates).
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1912. First American Edition. Octavo, 223 pages; G+; full green cloth binding; spine with dark green lettering; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped and slightly shredded; foxing to pictorial onlay; soiling to upper left corner of front board; small chips missing from head and tail of spine; soiling to left side of back board; foxing to upper edge; bookseller's sticker at back paste down; foxing throughout; contains full color plate illustrations, and black and white illustrations throughout; pages clean else foxing; shelved Case 14.
n.p. Silesian Publishing, 1989. Octavo; G/G; white/yellow/blue/green pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has modest exterior wear; minor edge wear; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; rubbed corners; mildly cocked spine; text block edges show mild tone; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; gift inscription to title page; illustrated; interior clean; pp 181; text in Polish.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Small Quarto; VG/VG-; white spine with black and green text; first edition; first printing; dust jacket has light foxing to exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author.
New York: Artisan, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Oblong quarto, 167 pages; VG/VG-; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; mild soiling to back and front of jacket; price uncut '$29.95'; inscribed at title page by Christensen in gold ink; profusely illustrated in full color; pages clean; shelved above Case 14.
New York, London, Toronto: Simon & Schuster, 1993. Octavo; VG-/G; ivory white pictorial spine with dark green text; dust jacket shows lightly sunned spine; otherwise light exterior wear; damp staining to rear; damp staining inside dj; mild dings to edges; cloth has light staining to exterior spine; strong, straight boards; text block clean; illustrated; tight binding; pp 831; inscribed by Bill Bennett [William J. Bennett].
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1890. First UK Edition. Octavo, 145 pages; G+; spine gray, with black label and gray lettering, and blue and gilt illustration; some shelf wear and scuffing; all edges gilt; spine cocked; front corners bumped and shredded; boards with beveled edges; previous owner's blind embossed stamp at front free end paper; contains black and white illustrations; mild foxing; pages else clean; shelved Case 14.
Florence: Istituto Culturale Ladino, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 166 pages; VG-; softcover; spine white with red lettering; CD loose within; mild shelf wear and scuffing; bumping to upper edges of covers; contains black and white illustrations; pages clean; in a plastic bag; shelved Myth/Folklore.
Buenos Aires: Editorial Guillermo Kraft, 1953. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition 4816/5200; G; Paperback; Spine, tan with brown print; Cover has taped spine, toning to spine, edgewear to oversized cover, mild smudging; Text block has spotting to fore edge, else clean and tight; Text in Spanish; 379 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1980. First Edition. Octavo; G/G Hardcover; Brown spine with White and Green text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small closed tears along spine edges, fraying at corners, foxing to inside of dustjacket; Textblock has writing/marking in pencil on most pages, spotting along edges; 312 pp.
Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society Ltd., 1972. First Edition. Octavo; G+/G-; black spine with white and red text; first edition; dust jacket shows modest exterior wear; several small chips to edges; mylar wrap; mild tone to flaps; cloth has mild sunning to exterior, mostly toward edges; strong boards; text block exterior edges have slight tone; frontispiece; tight binding; illustrated; pp 223; inscribed by Raymond McNally.
London: Oxford University Press, 1967. Octavo; VG-/G Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Pale Yellow spine with Black text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, slight shelfwear, sunning to spine, small closed tear along tail edge of front cover, small open tears at corners; Boards strong, some edgewear, slight shelfwear; Textblock clean; 240 pp.
London: The Macmillan Company, 1969. Octavo; First printing; G+/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ in mylar, tears at spine ends and flap corners, one-inch closed tear to rear top edge and to front top edge, small hole torn in center of front hinge, edgewear, toning to spine, stains on spine and front; Boards in yellow illustrated cloth, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; unpaged, illustrated (color).
Salvador, Bahia, Brasil: Aguiar & Souza Ltda., Livraria Progresso Editora, 1958. Octavo; G+; dark brown 1/4 bound spine with gilt text; no jacket; dark gray marble cloth shows very slight exterior wear; minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; rebound; originally paperback modestly soiled; few chips to edges; faux flaps; text block has age toned somewhat; deckled fore edge; marbled endpapers; tight binding; some uncut pages; small chips to few interior pages; illustrated; pp 121; text in Portuguese.
London: Oxford University Press, 1966. First English Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xxiii, 134 pages; VG; bound in publisher's pictorial brown cloth, white titling to spine; minor rubbing and shelfwear, primarily to head and tail of spine; small green sticker to upper fore corner of front cover, ffep, price stamp to upper fore corner of ffep; scarce; shelved case 7.
Paris: Perrin et cie, 1889. Limited Edition, 1/100 Copies. xii, 272,  music; VG; Bound in original wraps, glassine surrounding; mild shelfwear; "Amérique du Sud" written in red ink on the top edge of the front cover; "100 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de Hollande", this copy unnumbered; shelved case 7.
Amherst: Amherst Press, 1963. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, grey with yellow print; Boards in illustrated paper, wear to spine caps and corners, tears to front hinge, light scratches on rear, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to top edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; 256 pages, illustrated (b&w, color).
Berlin: Verlag von Gustav Hempel, 1856. Octavo; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, black with gold print, raised bands; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine/corners and marbled paper to boards, wear to leather spine caps, hinges, and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has marbled edges, red ribbon marker, cracked hinges front and rear, text block separating from binding along front cracked hinge, small stains to endpapers from leather-tipped corners, rear flyleaf torn away, spine break at p. 104, significant foxing on pp. 59-72 else occasional foxing, minor moisture stain to fore edge of initial pages; Text in German, fraktur script; vi, 225 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w).
Chicago: Sage Books, The Swallow Press, 1972. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with black print; DJ has slight tears at spine ends and flap corners, light soiling to rear, wear to front flap fold, price-clipped; Boards in brown cloth with black print, slight bump to spine head, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the half-title page; 160 pages.
London: C. Cowie, [between ca. 1830 and 1833?]. 16mo., 250 pages; VG; bound in three quarter black calf, marbled boards, spine gilt tooled, green label with gilt 'The Talisman' title; mild shelfwear and rubbing; lacking main title page, but each story with with separate title page, headed: 'Magic tales,' pagination and register continuous; 147/148 missing lower 2 cm; 'Embellished with eight coloured engravings,' all folding, of which this copy only has seven, 'The Magic Car! or, Three Days Trial' is missing the folding hand-colored plate' extremely scarce; shelved case 7.
London: printed by C. Whittingham. For J. Johnson. W. Ginger and Son. R. Baldwin. F. and C. Rivington. G. and J. Robinson. [and 13 others in London, [1800?]. Octavo, , xii, , 267,  pages; VG-; bound in contemporary full calf, later rebacking with new spine, gilt titling; moderate shelfwear and rubbing to binding; The title-page is engraved; with 110 fables and one woodcut per fable; page 129/130 with large tear, non-archival repair, page 131/132 with large tear; early ink ownership to title page top edge; shelved case 7.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1979. First Edition. Quarto; G+/G- Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Tan spine with Blue text; Dustjacket protected by mylar covering, some edgewear, some shelfwear, open tears along spine edges and head and tail edges of both covers, staining along head edge of both covers; Boards strong, bumping to corners, discoloration near edges; Textblock has gift inscription on front endpaper, otherwise clean; 258 pp.
London: Hamlyn, 1971. Quarto; G+/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with yellow print; DJ has tears to edges, toning to spine, small stain on front flap, shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, slight bumps to bottom edge and top fore corner, else clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf and following page, slight tanning to endpapers, slight age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; 180 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w and color). [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.].
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925. Octavo; Second printing; G+; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, light shelfwear, else clean and strong; Text block has gilt top edge, inscription in ink on front pastedown, else clean and tight; xxxi, 545 pages, illustrated (b&w plates, folded map tipped in at rear endpapers).
London: MacMillan and Co., Limited, 1919. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, three volumes; VG-; full bindings of forest green cloth; spines with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; some scuffing to covers; small closed tears at heads and tails of spines; bindings shaken; uncut pages throughout; pages clean; shelved above Middle East A-F.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black and blue print; DJ has toning to spine, peripheral toning, tears at spine ends and flap corners, small tears along front edges, shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has slight smudge to fore edge, remainder of torn away label on front pastedown, else clean and tight; xviii, 328 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. Octavo; G/Fair-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black and brown print; DJ has toning to spine, tears at spine ends and flap corners, tears along all edges, tear to front hinge, peripheral toning, shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, slight bump to top edge, else clean and strong; Text block has slight smudge to fore edge and on rear flyleaf, else clean and tight; xviii, 258 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Punjab: Radha Soami Satsang Beas, 1997. Ninth Edition. Octavo; VG-/G+ Hardcover; Brown pictorial spine with White text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open tear at top corner of front cover; Boards strong, some edgewear, slight shelfwear, white marks on both covers; Textblock has small amount of writing in pencil on rear endpaper, otherwise clean; 300 pp.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1996. Collector's edition. Octavos; 328/312/258/340 pages; G+;black leather fully ornate with red and gold gilt; embossed spine; silk brown end pages and bookmark; gilt edges; rubbing to gilt detailing, whit stains on covers and spines of all 4 volumes, spotting along textblock edges; contains the Story of Sir Launcelot; the Story of King Arthur and His Knights; the Story of the Grail and the Passing of Arthur; shelved above easton press; please contact us for shipping costs.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1996. Collector's Edition. Octavo, 363 pages; VG-; full binding of genuine red leather; spine with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear; mild scuffing and rubbing to front board and spine; all edges gilt; silk moire end papers; satin ribbon bookmark; full color illustrated plates, black and white illustrations; pages clean; shelved Easton Press.
Columbia, MO and London, UK: University of Missouri Press, 1981. Large Octavo; VG-/G; pp 246; beige spine with green and blue text; dust jacket shows slight age darkening to spine; some mild soiling to front and rear; few chips to front, as is; minor edge wear; mylar wrap; cloth shows light wear; clean, strong boards; text block exterior edges have light wear; interior clean; frontispiece; tight binding; illustrated.
Porvoo: WSOY, 1984. Quarto; VG-/G; pp 591; blue, yellow, green pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; some chipping to edges; cloth has lightly sunned head and tail edges; strong boards; text block edges have slight tone; illustrated endpapers; inked writing to verso of ffep; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; text in Finnish; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders; shelved Myth/Folklore.
London: C. Dilly, 1893. Octavo; pp 449; Good; light brown spine with gilt text to red bar; gilt rules and decorations to spine; no jacket; full leather binding; spine has darkened slightly; front and rear boards show modest darkening toward edges; rubbed edges; sturdy boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; mild toning to endpaper edges; few numbers in ink to ffep and title page; slight cracking to front hinge; interior clean; illustrated.
New York: Samuael Weiser, 1978. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 320; G/G; black spine with ivory text; volume 1 only; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; slight rubbing to corners; light foxing to flap; cloth shows slight foxing to exterior; strong boards; text block has slightly toned exterior edges; frontispiece; tight binding; illustrated; interior clean.