New York: Brentano's Publishers, 1919. First Edition. Small Octavo, 116 pages. In Good plus condition. Bound in Orange cloth with black text. Boards show rubbing to corners exposing boards, chipping and fraying to spine edges, sunning to spine, and mild edge wear and shelf wear. Textblock has slight bending to top corners. Shelved Philosophy.
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London: Edward Arnold, 1901. 18/250. Quarto, 87 pages. In Good plus condition. Quarter bound pictorial red, brown and ivory vellum bearing gilt lettering to the spine. Boards have moderate plus age toning and slight rubbing to the edges. Text block has age toning to the edges. Deckled fore and tail edges. Few uncut pages. Foxing to the end papers. Previous owner's ex-libris stamp to flyleaf. Illustrated plates protected with tissue guards. Slight foxing to several pages interiorly. Limited, numbered copies. This is number eighteen of two hundred fifty copies.
London: Folio Society, 2003. First Edition. Octavo, Five Volumes. In Very Good condition, and housed in publisher's Very Good slipcase. Quarter bound in black leather and graphic paper boards with silver gilt lettering on spines. Minor shelfwear. Top edges of textblocks dyed black. Interior pages clean. Shelved --.
New York: Coventry House, 1932. Octavo, Two volumes (584 pages ; 560 pages). In Good condition. Spine is black with faded gold print. Boards in black cloth with gold print. Wear to spine caps and corners, light shelf wear. Text block has light age-toning to paper. Frontispiece with tissue guard in each volume. [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].
Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, vi,viii. 213 pages. In Very Good minus condition. Spine blue with gilt lettering. Boards have slightly cocked spine with scratches and mild sunning exteriorly. Text block has light foxing the the edges and end papers. Illustrated. First Edition, First Printing.
New Brunswick NJ and Oxford UK: Transaction Books, 1987. Octavo, vii, 248 pages. In Very Good minus condition with a Good dust jacket. Dust jacket protected with a mylar covering. Slight soiling exteriorly with few instances of chips to the edges. Boards have sparse wear exteriorly with rubbing wear to the tail edges, previous bookshop's sticker to front pastedown and small area of sticker residue to front pastedown. Text block has mild age toning to the edges. Illustrated.
San Francisco: Imprinted for the Limited Editions Club by John Henry Nash, 1934. Limited edition 811/1500. Quarto, x, 262 pages. In Good condition with a Good minus slipcase. Slipcase in blue paper with title label on rear panel, short tears to fore corners, toning to rear panel, peripheral toning. Spine is tan with black and red print on paper label. Boards quarter bound with cream cloth to spine and blue paper to boards. Toning to spine. Text block has deckle edges, spotting to edges and endpapers. Signed in ink by printer on limited edition page. [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].
New York: M.L. & W.A. Davis, 1799. Octavo, xi, , 42-300, . In Good condition. Spine is brown with red spine label and gilt lettering. Bound in brown leather. Boards show rubbing to front and back boards, moderate rubbing to head, fore, and tail edges. Boards show mild rubbing and bumping to fore edge corners. Boards show moderate rubbing, minor creasing, rubbing and bumping to headcap and tail, minor fading to gilt lettering, all to spine. Boards show significant tearing to front and back hinges, exposing binding. Boards show mild tearing to front board near hinge and tail edge, and minor tearing to front board near hinge and head edge. Boards show mild tearing to back board near hinge and head edge, minor tearing to back board near hinge and tail edge. Textblock shows age toning, minor staining spots on head edge, minor foxing spots to fore and tail edges. RWO Consignment.
New York: Random House, 1962. Octavo, 236 pages. In Good condition with a Good minus dust jacket. Spine is black with gold print. Dust jacket has light edge wear, small tear to front top flap corner, light shelf wear. Price unclipped: “$3.75”. Boards in brown cloth. Light wear to spine caps. Text block has brown tinted top edge.
Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1994. First Edition. Octavo, 115 pages. In Very Good condition. Bound in publisher's printed wrapper. Spine is black with white and aqua blue lettering. Slight shelfwear to covers and spine with slight rubbing and scratching to covers. Age-toning to textblock. Textblock clean. Shelved in Gender Studies.
London: printed for Awnsham and John Churchill, 1706. Fifth Edition. Folio, , 284,345-422,425-464,467-604 pages. In Good condition. Bound in contemporary calf boards, later rebacking with plain plain leather spine. Moderate rubbing and wear to boards. Water-staining along lower half of entire volume causing discoloration and waviness. Later pencil ownership to the front pastedown, ink ownership to the front free endpaper, both with later stamped manicule facing the writing. i1 lacking lower half of leaf, First Leaf of index (unsigned [i]2) lacking lower third. Lacking the unsigned second and third leaves of the index. Shelved above Case 3.
London: printed for A. Millar, H. Woodfall, J. Whiston and B. White... 1764. Thirteenth Edition. 12mo., , 325,  pages. In Very Good condition. Bound in contemporary full polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, morocco label with gilt lettering. Light shelfwear and rubbing. Small strip of paper pasted to front pastedown. Interior clean. With a final leaf of advertisements. Shelved case 3.
New York: King's Crown Press, Columbia University, 1955. First Edition. Octavo, xii, 207 pages. In Good plus condition. Spine light green with maroon lettering. Boards show moderate plus wear with slight spotting, mild wear to the edge and slightly cocked spine. Text block has slight age toning to the edges. Some foxing and light pencil marginalia interiorly. First Edition. Inscribed by the author.
New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920. First U.S. Edition. Octavo, x, 406 pages. In Good plus condition. Lacking dust jacket. Bound in publisher's blue cloth. Moderate shelfwear to head and tail of spine resulting in minor tearing to cloth, slight exposure of board, and separation of part of cloth binding. Gilt lettering to spine faded. Moderate suntanning to spine. Gilt lettering to front cover. Mild rubbing and discoloration to edges of cloth covers. Minor soiling to back cover, possibly black ink. Minor chipping and scratching to covers. Bumping to fore-edges exposing boards. Minor scratching to edges of textblock. Age-toning to textblock. Minor separation at gutter between first pastedown and first free edge. Minor writing in pencil to first free edge. Shelved in Psychology.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Lld. 1932. 16mo, 121 pages. In Good condition. Spine is red with white spine label and red lettering. Quarter bound in red cloth spine and white cloth boards. Boards show minor rubbing to front and back boards, minor bumping to tail, fore edge corners. Boards show sunning to spine, fading to red lettering on spine label, rubbing and bumping with minor tearing to headcap and tail. Ex-libris copy, with ownership inscription and ink stamp on front free end paper, ink stamp on head edge of textblock. Textblock shows ink stamp at head edge, age toning, minor smudging to fore edge. RWO Consignment.
New York: George Allen & Unwin, 1961. Octavo, 451 pages. In Good minus condition with a Poor plus dust jacket. Spine is tan with blue print. Dust jacket in green paper with blue print, has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, holes torn in spine, toning to spine, peripheral toning, damp stain to spine. Price unclipped: “$7.50”. Boards in red cloth. Light wear to spine caps and corners. Text block has red tinted top edge, penciled marginal notation.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1957. Second printing. Octavo, vi, 139 pages. In Good condition with a Fair plus dust jacket. Spine is green with grey print. Dust jacket has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, toning to spine, mild shelf wear. Price clipped. Boards in green cloth. Text block has grey tinted top edge, tanning to endpapers. “Page-Barbour lectures for 1954 at the University of Virginia”— half-title page.
Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, Inc., 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiv, 188 pages. In Very Good condition. Quarter bound green spine with gilt lettering. Boards have minimal wear. Text block has slight age toning to the edges. Pictorial end papers. Frontispiece. First Edition, First Printing.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1922. Reprinted. Octavo, xlv, lv, lxi, lxxx, 197 pages. In Good condition. Spine grayish brown with gilt lettering. Boards have moderate plus wear, sun aged spine with moisture staining and slight wear to the edges. Text block has slight age toning to the edges, partially cracked front hinge and small crack to rear hinge, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, previous owner's name to the front free end paper and offsetting to the end papers. Reprinted.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2009. Collector's Edition. Octavo, 271 pages. In Very Good condition. Bound in red fine genuine leather, paneled spine has gilt lettering and spine, front, and back covers have profuse gilt tooling. Minimal shelfwear to spine and boards. Bumping to front and back fore-edges. All edges gilt with light scratching to edges of textblock. Contains a silk ribbon with silk endpapers. Textblock clean. Shelved in Easton Press.
Koln: Verlag Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2001. Octavo, 553 pages. In Very Good minus condition with a Very Good dust jacket. Spine red with white and black lettering. Previous bookshop's sticker label to the rear and mild wear to the head/tail edges. Boards have minimal edge wear. Text block has foxing to the head edge and very light tone to the fore and tail edges with slight pencil notations interiorly. Text in German.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1984. Octavo, xlvii, 649 pages. In Good condition, lacking issued dust jacket. Boards show slight rubbing wear to head/tail edges. Text block has mild soiling wear to the edges with ex-library with stickers and sticker remnants to end papers and title page, as is. Frontispiece. Illustrated. Volume Two.
Geneve: [n.p.], 1761. Pirated Edition. 12mo., 234, , 133, . In Very Good condition. Bound in full contemporary acid-washed calf. Spine paneled with gilt tooling. Some light wear, primarily to the hinges, corners, and head and tail of spine. Edges of text block dyed red. Marbled endpapers. Light age-toning to interior. Part One with a woodcut title vignette of Hermes and Part Two with a deer. Scarce. Shelved case 3.
New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 1934. First American Edition. Octavo, 264 pages. In Very Good condition with a Very Good minus dust jacket. Dust jacket is wrapped in mylar, price is uncut: '$3.00.' Spine is tan with black lettering. Minor creasing and tanning along sides and length of spine. Moderate shelfwear to dust jacket with mild chipping to top, bottom, and side edges. Probable minor water damage to front cover of dust jacket with minor tear to bottom edge. Slight soiling to bottom of back cover of dust jacket. Age-toning to textblock with slight soiling to bottom and side edges. Slight writing in pencil to first and rear free edges. Textblock clean. Loose previous bookseller's slip with book description. Shelved Sade.
Paris: Éditions du Seuil, 1971. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 188 pages. In Very Good condition. Bound in paper, spine is tan with black and light blue lettering. Mild shelfwear to head, tail, and along length of spine. Minor shelfwear and tanning to paper covers. Age-toning to textblock. Perforated stamp with possible initials of previous owner to top right of pages 187 to back cover. Slight writing in pencil to top right corner of rear free edge. Inscribed by Barthes to Michel-Claude Jalard on half-title page. Shelved in Case 12.
Brussels, Belgium: J.-J. Gay, Libraire-Éditeur, 1883. First Edition Thus. Octavos, four volumes. In Very Good minus. Bound in beige paper, spines are tanned beige with red lettering. Moderate shelfwear and creasing to spines. Paper covers are tanned at edges with minor soiling and chipping. Mild discoloration to covers due to shelfwear. Volume two has minor hole to front cover and tearing along right side edges. Edges of textblock are tanned with age-toning to pages. Deckled pages not sewn in evenly. First free edges in volumes two, three, and four cropped leaving offset marks on second first free edges. Rear free edges in all volumes cropped leaving offset marks to second rear free edges. Textblocks clean. Shelved in Case 12.
Paris, France: Éditions Tête de Feuilles, 1973. First Edition Thus. Octavos, eight volumes. In Very Good condition. Bound in black cloth with gilt lettering and tooling. Minor shelfwear and rubbing to spines and boards. Light bumping to fore-edges. Volumes have light stray pencil marks along with slight black ink marks along corners of textblock edges and on edges of assorted pages. Light soiling to edges of textblocks. Volume one has minor writing in pencil on half-title page and minor stray ink markings to top edge of textblock. Volume two has light chipping to back cover, light residue to front cover, and minor indentation to top edge of textblock due to creased pages. Volume three has stray ink marks to top edge of textblock. Volume four has minor chipping and scratch marks to front cover. Volume 7 has mild rubbing and scratching to front and back covers, slight tears to bottom edge of text block at pages xviii, xix, and xxvii, and slight sticky residue along bottom edge of textblock. Volume 8 has minor scratching to covers and slight shiny residue to spine. Age toning to textblocks. Each volume includes red endpages and orange ribbons. Black and white facsimiles of paintings and Sade's handwritten manuscripts tipped in after "Voyage d'Italie" in volume 8. Shelved above Science.
Cambridge MA: The MIT Press, 1971. First Merlin Press Edition. Octavo, xlvii, 356 pages. In Very Good minus condition with a Good plus dust jacket. Dust jacket protected with a mylar covering. Spine dark brown with tan lettering. Slight shelf wear with minor rubbing wear to head/tail edges. Boards have extremely minor wear to the corners. Text block has slight foxing to the head edge with very light wear to fore/tail edges. First Merlin Press Edition.
London: Aux depens de la compagnie, 1795 . First Edition Thus. Octavo, 453 pages. In Very Good condition. Quarter bound in green cloth with silk marbled paper boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor rubbing and shelfwear to head and tail of spine with stray dark possible ink marks above title. Fading of cloth boards along hinges of spine. Bumping to paper fore-edges exposing boards and chipping along top and bottom edges of front and back paper covers. Age-toning to textblock. Small ink marks to top left of first free edge. Slight separation between first free edge and half-title page at gutter. Tanning with intermittent light soiling to edges of pages. Mild soiling and minor tearing to half-title page for second book in volume located after page 206. Noticeable staining to bottom right of pages 2165-247. Pages tipped in between 16-17 and 240-241 cut. Shelved in Case 12.
Londres: [n.p.], 1776. Early Edition. 12mo., xxxii, 206 pages. In Very Good condition. Bound in full early calf. Spine has gilt lettering and tooling along with slightly peeling brown label. Mildly faded gilt tooling also visible along top and bottom edges of boards. Boards are slightly exposed due to bumping at fore-edges and along top edges of boards and spine. Mild rubbing, scratching, and chipping to both covers. Mild creasing along hinge between spine and front cover resulting in slight separation between them at top of spine. Publisher's red speckling along edges of textblock. Age-toning to textblock. Marbled endpapers. Ink notes to verso of half-title. First free edge partially separated between marbled recto and plain paper verso. Green ribbon. Shelved in Case 12.
Paris, France: Éditions du Seuil, 1947. Limited Edition, 1/105 Copies. Octavo, 203 pages. In Very Good minus condition. Bound in paper wrapped in glassine, the spine is tan with black writing. Mild tanning and foxing to paper covers. Textblock toned with light tearing and flaking to side edge, as usual with post-war paper. Half-title and title pages uncut. Inscribed by Klossowski on the half-title page. Limited Edition, 1/105 Copies, this copy unnumbered. Shelved in Case 12.
Boston: Philips, Sampson and Company, 1850. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 1-285 pages. In Very Good minus condition. Rebound in half black leather with tan marbled paper boards and gilt text on spine. Five raised bands on spine. Marbled endpapers. Boards show mild wear to joints and rubbing to tail edge of boards and spine. Textblock has light uneven age toning and waviness to pages. Shelved Room A.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865. First Edition. Octavo, [i-viii], 1-229. In Good condition. Bound in purple wavy-patterned cloth with gilt text on sunned-brown spine. Boards show sunning to spine and head edge of front cover, library sticker on spine, mild rubbing to corners, and spine edges chipped off. Text block has bookplate on front pastedown, mild foxing, partial splitting to gutter between pages 146 and 147 and between pages 166 and 167, medium open tear to rear endpaper, and library folder attached to rear pastedown. Ex-Library. BAL 20116; Binding A. Shelved Room A.
Devon UK: Augustine Publishing Company, 1979. Booklet [6x8.5 inches], 150 pages. In Very Good minus condition. Paperback bound. Light beige covers have light soiling wear with slight sticker residue to the front. Text block has mild age toning to the edges. Illustrated inside covers. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #8.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1962. First US Edition. 10mo, 209, iii pages. In Very Good minus condition with a Good minus dust jacket. Dust jacket protected with a mylar covering. Spine blue/ivory with blue and ivory lettering. Several instances of chips to head/tail edges with moderate age toning and slight soiling wear. Small tape mend to head edge and few light moisture stains inside jacket. Boards have very mild wear with slight wear to the edges. Text block has moderate age toning, deckled fore edge, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown and few underlines interiorly. First US Edition.
London: Charles Griffin & Company, 1950. First Edition. Octavo, viii, 119 pages. In Very Good minus condition, with a Good plus dust jacket. Dust jacket spine is light brown with dark brown lettering. Light chipping to head of dust jacket spine, light rubbing to corners, light bending to edges, and mild soiling overall. Price clipped. Light rubbing ad bumping to head/tail of spine as well as corners. Light foxing to exterior of textblock, light age toning throughout interior, and light foxing to first and last few pages. RWO Consignment.
London: Variorum Reprints, 1984. Octavo, xi, 164, 8. In Good plus condition. Spine is blue with gilt lettering. Boards show minor bumping to headcap and tail. Boards show minor bumping to head and tail corners of front boards. Textblock shows mild foxing spots to head edge and fore edge. RWO Consignment.
Philadelphia: Solomon Wieatt, 1809. First American Edition. 12mo, 354 pages. In Good minus condition. Bound in brown leather with red spine label and gilt lettering to the spine. Moderate plus chipping to head of spine, light plus rubbing to spine, moderate rubbing to corners, and back joint beginning to split. Light plus age toning to exterior of textblock, light to moderate plus uneven foxing throughout interior, previous owners inscription to front pastedown, minor wear to pages throughout interior. RWO Consignment.
New York: Brentano's Publishers, 1931. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, xix, 368 pages. In Good condition, lacing the issued dust jacket. Spine is blue with gilt lettering. Boards show rubbing to front and back boards, rubbing to fore edge corners, hinges, headcap, tail, and spine. Boards show bumping to headcap, tail, and fore edge corners. Textblock shows fading to dye on head edge, age toning on fore and tail edges, minor scratches on tail and fore edges. RWO Consignment.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1914. First Edition. Octavo, xi, 81 pages. In Good plus condition. Spine is brown with gilt lettering. Boards show minor rubbing on tail edges, minor bumping to head edge corner of front board, minor scratches to back board. Boards show minor rubbing and bumping to headcap and tail, faded gilt lettering on spine. Ownership initials in blue ink on page prior to title page.Textblock shows gilted head edge, age toning, and minor scratching to tail edge. RWO Consignment.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1955. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, Three Volumes. In Good plus condition. Spines are black with white lettering. Covers show rubbing on front and back cover, creasing on hinges of front covers on Vol I and Vol III. Covers show slight bumping to headcaps and tails, with two creases along the spine of Vol !. Textblocks show minor foxing on head edges. CONTENTS: Vol I, "Language" (xiv, 328 pages) -- Vol II. "Mythical Thought" (xviii, 269 pages) -- Vol III. "The Phenomenology of Knowledge" (xvii, 501 pages). RWO Consignment.