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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. Octavo; 174 pages; Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover; Binding shaken, bumping and rubbing to corners, bending and fraying along spine edges, rubbing along joints and edges; Textblock has age toning to pages, gift inscription on front endpaper, foxing to some pages; RWO.
Cranbury, London, Mississauga: Associated University Presses, 1989. Octavo; VG-/G; grayish beige spine with black text; dust jacket exterior has mild shelf wear; minor edge wear; creased front flap; cloth exterior shows minimal wear; tight binding; strong boards; textblock exterior edges have minimal wear; interior clean; illustrated; pp 717.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. Octavo; G/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with black print; DJ in mylar, edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, toning to spine, peripheral toning, small surface tears on spine and front fore edge; Boards in grey cloth with grey and green print, toning to spine, peripheral toning, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has grey tinted top edge, bookplates on front pastedown, else clean and tight; xxxvii, 279 pages, frontispiece (b&w) + miniature pamphlet laid in (The Legends of the Eight Immortals (Chinese Classics in Miniature) / Kuan Yin; Quon-Quon Company, Los Angeles, 1944) Shelved in Netdesk office, on wraparound bookshelf to the right of the first 15's Ephemera sections.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1937. First Edition. 10mo; G+; 1/4 bound black spine with no discernible text; first edition with F-M (June, 1937) designation to copyright page; no jacket; cloth shows mild sunning to spine and edges; tight binding; strong boards; textblock has modestly age toned; deckled fore edge; some offsetting to endpapers;.
Garden City NY: Doubleday Doran and Company, Inc., 1935. Reprinted. 12mo; G+; navy blue spine with gilt text; reprinted; no jacket; cloth exterior has mild, faint smudges; minor bumping to corners; slight edge wear otherwise; tight binding; straight boards; text block exterior head edge colored blue; other edges have slightly age toned; some shadow toning to endpapers; light damp stain to rear endpaper fore edge; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; minor, sparse ink to p 2; otherwise light interior tone; pp 125; signed by author.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1885? Octavo; 477 pages; G-; Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and detailing; Gilt Textblock; Boards have rubbing to corners, bending and tearing along spine edges, cocking to spine; Textblock has bookplate and sticker on front pastedown, ink stamp on front endpaper, slight foxing to some pages, slight age toning; RWO.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1883. Octavo; 442 pages; G+; Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and detailing; gilt textblock; Boards strong, rubbing to corners and along edges, bending along spine edges; Textblock has bookplate on front pastedown, ink stamp and gift inscription on front endpaper, slight foxing to some pages; RWO.
New York: Thomas Y. Cromwell, 1880s? Octavo; 715 pages; G; Bound in Green cloth with Gilt lettering and detailing; Boards shaken, rubbing to corners, bending along spine edges; Textblock has bookplate on front pastedown, ink stamp on front endpaper, split hinge along title page, age toning to pages; RWO.
New York: Thomas Y. Cromwell, 1880. Octavo; 594 pages; G-; Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering and detailing; gilt textblock; Boards shaken, rubbing to corners and edges, bending along spine edges; Textblock has title page detached from binding, bookplate and sticker on front pastedown, ink stamp on dedication page, scratching along edges; RWO.
Wausau: The Philosopher Press, 1902. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; 39 pages; G+/G+; Brown spine with no text; Dustjacket protected by covering, slight chipping along head edge, bending along head edge; Boards strong, slight bumping to corners, slight bending along spine edges; Textblock has deckled edges; First Edition Limited to 527 copies; RWO.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1856. Octavo; 307 pages; G; Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine; Boards have bumping to corners, sunning to spine, spots of fading on front cover, rubbing to edges; Textblock has age toning to pages, foxing to some pages, white marks along hinge between front endpaper and pastedown; RWO.
Portland, OR: Great Fainting Spells, 2013. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 124 pages; VG-; softcover; spine blue, pink, and green, with white lettering; mild shelf wear and scuffing; corners slightly bumped; inscribed in pencil by Schlesinger at title page; pages clean; shelved below Front Counter.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1924. Octavo; 140 pages; G-; Bound in green cloth with Dark green lettering; Boards have rubbing to corners, tearing and splitting along spine, bending along spine edges, sunning to spine; Textblock has age toning, previous owner's name in pen on front endpaper, stickers on front and rear pastedowns; RWO.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1920. Octavo; 134 pages; G; Bound in orange cloth with Black lettering on spine and front cover; Boards have heavy rubbing to corners, bending and fraying along spine edges, section of spine near head edge; Textblock has light age toning to pages, writing in pencil on rear endpaper; RWO.
Londini: C. Bathurst, W Strahan, J.F. &. C. Rivington... [et al.], 1788. Decima Quinta. Octavo, , 631, , ; G; rebound in off-white cloth, older labels to spine, some rubbing and shelfwear to boards; textblock with yellowing throughout; ink ownership names to title page, following page; title page with significant wear, entirely backed; following two leaves with reinforcement to the upper and upper-fore edges; small closed tear with signs of small old tape to last leaf; shelved case 3.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1952. Limited Edition, #1097/1500. Octavo, 284 pages; VG-; half binding in red leather, boards in red cloth; spine with gilt lettering; housed in red paper marbled slipcase; mild shelf wear and scuffing; some wear to spine; contains full color illustrations; stamped number 1097 at colophon; signed flat by Ward at colophon; pages clean; shelved Limited Editions Club.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1915. Octavo; 77 pages; G; Quarter bound in off white cloth with blue paper boards; Boards have bumping and rubbing to corners, sunning to spine, rubbing to edges, toning from age; Textblock has age toning, foxing to pages, partially split hinge between rear endpaper and pastedown, gift inscription on front endpaper; RWO.
San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1980. First edition. Octavo; 1st edition; G; Paperback; Spine, black with red and white print; Cover has mild edgewear, mild shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by Ginsberg on the title page; 239 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w). NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase wrapping around the 15's bookcases.
San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1978. 12mo; G+; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has slight edgewear, slight rubbing/shelfwear; Text block has slight spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; Invitation to publication reception laid in; Signed with doodled notes in red ink by the author on the frontispiece and title page; 144 pages. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 14, in Netdesk office.
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1976. Limited Edition. Octavo; VG; 1/4 bound green and white spine with green and red text; limited to 500 hardcover trade copies; volume I only; cloth exterior has minimal wear; mylar wrap to exterior; tiny sticker to rear; tight binding; strong boards; no jacket; text block exterior edges have very light cream tone; interior clean; illustrated; pp 222.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1953 - 1982. First Editions. Large Octavos, Ten Books; VG-/VG- (Vols. I and VI G/G); Beige spines with black lettering; Dustjackets show light plus wear to heads/tails of spines, moderate age-toning to Vols. I - III and VI, moderate soiling to Vol. VI, moderate chipping to corners of Vols. I and VI, and a two-inch tear along the joint near tail of spine on the front cover of Vol. VI; Prices unclipped; Teal buckram boards have light wear to corners/bottom edges (bottom corner of front cover of Vol. I shows moderate plus wear), and minor bumping to tails of spines; Textblocks show minor shelfwear to bottom edges, moderate age-toning to edges on Vol. I, and occasional pencil emendations to margins; Dustjackets present on all volumes, and all are in protective mylar jackets; Volumes IV and V are each respectively split into a Parts I and II; Volume VII is present in a revised edition of 1980; CONTENTS: Vol. I. "1624 - 1642" (xvi, , 1073 pages) -- Vol. II. "1643 - 1648" ([xiv], 840 pages) -- Vol. III. "1648 - 1649" ([xiv], 652 pages) -- Vol. IV. Part I "1650 - 1655" (xvi, , 686 pages) -- Vol. IV. Part II "1650 - 1655" (xiv, , pp. 687 - 1166) -- Vol. V. Part I "1648? - 1671" (lx, , 467 pages, ) -- Vol. V. Part II "1649 - 1659" (xiv, , pp. 469 - 876, ) -- Vol. VI. "ca. 1658 - ca. 1660" (xxiv, , 863 pages) -- Vol. VII. "1659 - 1660 (Revised Edition)" (xiii, , 547 pages) -- Vol. VIII. "1666 - 1682" ([xvi], , 625 pages). RW. Shelved in Room A.
n.p. n. publ. 1845. Octavo; fair; 1/2 bound black leather spine with gilt text; bound periodicals in one book; scratched marbled boards; some rubbing wear to edges; straight boards; no jacket; textblock exterior edges have age toned modestly; marbled endpapers; three plates at front; previous owner's name to first plate; three closed chips to second plate; interior pages have some foxing; slight cracking to gutter to pp 478-479; illustrated; few plates with tissue guard; pp 480.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1930. First Thus. Large Square Octavo, 57 pages; VG-/no dj; Black publisher's cloth, with stylized gilt lettering to spine and front cover; Lacking dustjacket; Boards have light bumping to corners, and very light sunning to spine; Textblock shows moderate age-toning to edges, minor shelfwear to bottom edge, one instance of minor staining to fore-edge, and a former owner's ink inscription on the sfep; Decorative endpapers; Seventeen black and white illustrations by Vassos. RWO.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1895. Riverside Edition. Octavo, 6 vols.; VG-; contemporary 3/4 brown leather bindings, boards in brown marbled paper; spines paneled, with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners slightly bumped; mild wear to joints of all vols.; mild wear to crowns and tails of all vols. spines; upper edges gilt; all vols. with previous owner's bookplate at front pastedown; mild age-toning to textblocks; pages clean; shelved above Ancient Greek.
London: John Murray, 1833. Early Reprint. Octavo, 17 vols.; G+; contemporary full green leather bindings; spines paneled, with black and red leather labels and gilt lettering and design; some shelf wear and soiling; all edges of boards with gilt tooling; mild staining and scuffing to all boards; some wear to crowns and tails of all spines; marked chipping to labeled panels of spines, with some labels entirely missing; some wear to joints of all vols.; bright gilt dentelles at interior board edges; all edges gilt; red marbled endpapers; previous owner's bookplate at front pastedowns of all vols.; all vols. with engraved frontispieces; pages clean; shelved above Hardcover Sci-Fi.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1950. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, unpaginated; G+/G+; spine tan, with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped and shredding; small chips missing at corners of flap folds; crown and tail of jacket spine missing; small closed tears at upper and lower edges of jacket back; price uncut '$3.00'; crown of volume spine torn; binding shaken; some age-toning to textblock; profusely illustrated in black and white; pages clean; shelved above Case 14.
New York: Paragon Book Reprint Corp. 1971. 2 Volumes; Quartos; 183/94 pages; G+; Bound in green cloth with black lettering on spine; Minor wear to edges, slight rubbing and bumping to corners; Textblocks have bookplats on front endpapers, price sticker from previous store on front endpaper; Shelved China.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1975. Quarto; 2 volumes in slipcase; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; Slipcase in brown cloth, mild wear to edges, tear to front corner of top panel, light rubbing to top panel, else light shelfwear; DJs have light edgewear, slight smudging/shelfwear but clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth, clean and strong; Text blocks have name in ink on half-title page (vol. 1), else clean and tight; CONTENTS: Vol. 1. Catalogue (xxviii, 922 pages) — Vol. 2. Indexes (302 pages). 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. This book is shelved on the sales floor, aisle 10, at the top of the shelf.
West Chester University: Aralia Press at West Chester University, 1991. Booklet [7.5x12]; VG-/paperback; beige spine with black text to paper label; covers in handcrafted flax wrappers; intact binding; clean exterior; textblock exterior edges have mild toning; slight offsetting to endpapers interior pages clean; illustrated; unpaginated NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section with the other loose items.
Barcelona: Ediciones Experiencia, 2002. First Edition. Small Quarto; G+/paperback; white spine with black text; first edition; covers show slight handling wear; few, minor smudges to exterior; small chip to front head edge; otherwise minor edge wear; French flaps; textblock exterior edges have slight shelf wear; interior pages clean; closed tear to p 37 to fore edge; illustrated; pp 137.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1928. First US Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 217 pages; VG/VG; spine black, with blue lettering and design; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; housed in VG black slipcase with age-toned paper labels; mild shelf wear and scuffing; upper edge dyed pale green; mild soiling to upper edge; purple and white endpapers; previous owner's bookplate at front pastedown; contains black and white illustrations; pages clean; shelved Case 14.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. First PB Edition. Octavo; VG-/paperback; black pictorial spine with white text; first PB edition; covers have minimal wear; mild lean to spine; text block exterior edges show minimal wear; previous bookshop's stickers inside rear cover; interior clean; illustrated; pp 456.
William J. Clark, 1913. Limited First Edition: 18/50. Octavo, 64 pages [on 128 uncut leaves]; G-; Softbound in full black leather, with gilt lettering to spine and front cover; Covers show significant wear to edges (board exposed), light plus wear to joints and spine, and light wear overall; Textblock has moderate plus age-toning to deckled edges, light wear to endpapers, and a former owner's inkstamp on ffep; Author's signature ("Harold E. Porter") appears on limitation page (succeeding titlepage), which also notes that this is number 18 of 50 printed copies; RWO.
Birmingham, UK: Printed by John Baskerville: For J. and R. Tonson, 1761. Octavo, 3 vols., xl pages, 360 pages, [xii] pages, 516 pages, [xii] pages, 516 pages; G+; contemporary full tree calf bindings; spines with red and dark brown morocco labels and gilt lettering and design; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; joints of all vols. starting; some wear to crowns and tails of all vols. spines; some leather rust; all vols. with marbled endpapers; previous owners' bookplates at front pastedown and free endpaper of all vols.; pages clean; shelved above US History--1700s.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1904. Octavo; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mitred edges, mild wear to spine caps, edges, and corners, toning to spine; Text block has gilt top edge, broken front hinge, cracked rear hinge, spine break at p. 160, clean text; Signed in ink by the editor on the front flyleaf; xx, 401 pages.
New York: Harper and Row, Publishers, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Square octavo, 169 pages; VG/VG-; white spine with black lettering; dust jacket protected by a mylar covering; minor shelfwear and rubbing to the jacket; marked soiling to the jacket, particularly to the spine and back of the DJ; minor creasing and chipping to the head and tail of the spine; small closed tear near the upper right corner of the front of DJ; minor chipping and creasing to the corners of the jacket flaps; minor soiling to the tops and bottoms of the jacket flaps; price unclipped '$10.95'; small green price sticker from previous seller to the bottom of the front jacket flap; minor bumping to the corners of the boards, particularly the top corner of the front board; minor bumping to the tail of the spine; spine is slightly cocked; minor soiling to the edges of the text block; slight foxing/spotting to the top and bottom edges of the text block; interior of the text block is clean; shelved Above Case 14.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Company, 1982. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 119 pages; VG-; softcover; spine gray, with blue and tan lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; some sunning to spine; signed flat by Starbuck with date at title page; pages clean; shelved below Front Counter.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2005. Collector's Edition. Octavo, lvi pages, 607 pages; VG; full genuine dark gray leather binding; spine paneled, with bright gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear and scuffing; all edges bright gilt; silk moire endpapers; ribbon bookmark; contains full color illustrations; pages clean; shelved Easton Press.
London: T. Evans, 1785. 12mo; Fair-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with faded print, raised bands; Boards in brown leather, front boards of both vols. are separated from spine, spine leather is darkened, cracked and chipping, boards have worn corners with light scuffing and discoloration to leather, peripheral toning; Text blocks have light age-toning to paper, top corner of front endpapers clipped,1st volume has marginal line numbers in ink throughout final verse-play, rear hinge crack to both volumes, slight insect damage to final pages of v. 2, else volumes are clean and tight; 2 vols. (cxvi, 185 pages ; vi, 271 pages). NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
London: Oxford University Press, 1974. Octavo; G+; dark gray spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; no jackets; blind stamped border and illustration to front and rear; slight handling wear to exteriors; straight boards; textblock exterior edges have mildly age toned; previous owner's name to ffep to both volumes; light offsetting to endpapers; letter "J" stamped to title page to volume 1; slight wrinkles to volume 1 to last half of text; light marginalia to volume 1; small crack defect to rear endpaper to volume 1; illustrated; pp 659.