London: Office of the National Illustrated Library. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Ex-library; Spine, tan with gold print; Boards in green cloth with embossed design, peripheral toning and toning to spine, wear to corners and spine caps, small blemishes on front; Text block has gilt top edge, penciled library name on front flyleaf, cracked rear hinge, else clean and tight; vii, 312 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
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New York: Burt Franklin. Reprint of 1890 edition. Octavo; VG/ Hardcover; Brown spines with gold text; the 2 volumes are in uniform condition; Boards are slightly shelf worn but have solid binding; Text blocks are mostly clean, save for a few minor markings along the exterior edges, interiors are otherwise clean; 351p.(Vol.1); 685p.(Vol.2) Oversized listing. Please contact seller for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions.
Leipzig: Bernard Tauchnitz, 1868-1880. 18mo; 5 volumes; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spines, brown with gold print; Boards quarter bound with brown leather to spines and corners, marbled paper to boards, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear to paper, light scuffing to leather; Textblocks have red-speckled edges, owner label on front pastedown, stains from leather edges on endpapers; CONTENTS [note: series "No." taken from Complete catalogue of the Tauchnitz Edition of British and American authors, Leipzig, 1905): Friends in Council : a series of readings and discourse thereon : in two volumes. Vol. I [No. 1303] / Sir Arthur Helps. (1873; cracked front hinge, foxing throughout; 263 pages) — A Cruise Upon Wheels : the chronicle of some autumn wanderings among the deserted post-roads of France : in two volumes. Vol. II [No. 1447] / Charles Allston Collins. (1874; surface tear to paper on rear; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; 288 pages) — Two French Marriages : in two volumes. Vol. I (Collection of British Authors, vol. 991) [No. 991] / Mrs. C. Jenkin. (1868; penciled name on front flyleaf, foxing throughout; 299 pages) — A Poetry-Book of Songs and Sonnets, Odes and Idylls. Second Series, From the End of the Eighteenth Century to the Present Time [No. 1751] / Amelia B. Edwards [editor] (1878; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; “A Poetry Book II”— spine; x, 334 pages) — Mrs. Denys of Cote : in two volumes. Vol. II [No. 1904] / Holme Lee (1880; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; 296 pages).
Boston: Carter, Hendee and Co., 1833. First edition. Small, thin octavo in dark green hardcovers; VG; boards show some soiling and moderate shelf wear; end pages heavily foxed and discolored; inscriptions on front end page; paper slightly faded with occasional stained of foxed pages; pp. 96; shelved in Case 0.
Wein: Verlag von Sigmund Bensinger, n. d. Octavo; pp 378; VG-/no-DJ; dark rust spine with gilt text; cloth has elaborate gilt and black tooled scrollwork and borders to spine and front; gilt embossed illustration to center front; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block has age toned edges, marbled endpapers, slighted faded; profusely illustrated; text pages are clean; German text.
Paris: Editions Nilsson, n.d. 12mo; pp 310; G-/no-DJ; 1/4 bound light brown spine with gilt text; gilt decorations spine; sundarkened spine; marbled boards show slight sunfading to exterior; some rubbing to joints and edges; minor chip to spine head edge; sturdy boards; text block has some toning fore and tail exterior edges; cracking to gutters; illustrated; French text;.
Mount Vernon: The Peter pauper Press, n.d. 10mo; pp 59; G-; blue spine with gilt text to paper label; no jacket; cloth has modestly sunned exterior, mostly to spine; slight smudges to rear; small chip to spine head edge; label with illustration to front; sturdy boards; text block shows lightly age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep; slight writing to verso of ffep; good binding;.
London: N. Conant, 1777. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 208; G; dark brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; possibly rebound; cloth shows slight sunning to spine; rubbed edges; modest shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has ex-library stamped markings to title page; some foxing inside; previous owner's name to front pastedown and ffep; small chip to title page at head edge; interior slightly toned;.
Prato: Nella Stamperia Vestri, 1830. 10mo; pp 195; G-/no-DJ; 1/4 bound dark green spine with gilt text; gilt rules to spine; marbled boards; noticeable wear to edges and corners; sturdy boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; interior shows slight foxing throughout; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to ffep; Italian text;.
Brooklyn and New York: William W. Swayne, n.d. 12mo; pp 496; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text and embossed designs to spine; cloth has gilt embossed border and decoration to front; boards are slightly bowed; light sunning to spine; minor wear to corners; text block has all edges gilt; dark brown endpapers; previous owner's name lightly to endpaper; light foxing to some pages.
London: George C. Harrap & Co. Ltd, ca. 1909. Soft covers quarto rebound in dark brown embossed suede with sturdy, clean brown casing; VG; covers with moderate soiling and slightly frayed around edges; binding strong; deckle edges; paper discolored; front and end pages beautifully illustrated; tipped-in illustrations with adjacent poem framed in brown color; each page number illustrated on individual pages; pp. 75; shelved in Case 0; DC consignment.
Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, 1972. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Sage green spine w/o text; Covers have plastic sleeve on exterior, sunned spine with moderate shelf wear; Text block is age toned with moderately rubbed exterior edges due to handling, front free end paper's to portion has been cut out; pp 624.
Barcelona: Tipografia, 1907. Octavo; Good condition hardcover; Spine, tan without print; Boards in marbled paper with grey cloth, spine faded to tan, title on typed label on front cover, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has glue stains on endpapers, penciled note on inside of front flyleaf, clean text; “Edicion conforme al codice del Escorial”; Text in Spanish; 52 pages, folded b&w plate. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in 13's Ephemera box.
New York: Carlton & Porter, 1859. 12mo; pp 234; VG-/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; ex-library; cloth has minor wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; ex-library stamps to endpapers; ex-library label adhered to front pastedown; yellow endpapers; five illustrations; interior clean.
Boston, The Club of Odd Volumes, 1963. Limited Edition. Large octavo, 41 pages. Hard cover no dust jacket, VG. Signed by author on a tipped-in card on the front end paper. The edition of this book consists of five hundred copies designed by Joseph Blumenthal and printed at The Spiral Press, New York. The photographs have been reproduced by the Mriden Gravure Company. The wood engravings were made for this publication by Thomas W. Nason and printed from the original blocks. Book is in very good condition but it is missing its slipcase and pages show slight age toning. Tight binding. Clean, unmarked pages. Light shelf wear to boards. Red spine with gilt lettering.
Edinburgh: James Nichol, 1893. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in red leather, toning to spine, wear to spine caps, edges, and hinges, stains to leather, mild scratches, shelfwear; Text block has marbled edges and endpapers, cracked front hinge, bookplate on front pastedown, penciled notation on rear endpapers, significant foxing throughout; xxxiii, 386 pages.
Philadelphia: Conrad and Co., 1807. first edition. 12mo in brown moire leather boards with six-band spine; small burgundy band on spine; VG; boards show some soiling on the back, and general shelf wear; binding strong; open gutter in front; inscription and previous owner's label on ffep; paper heavily discolored; text in very fine print; tiny occasional pencil mark on margin; edges dusty; pp. 295; this is a translation of a thirteenth and fourteenth century text in Latin; shelved in Case 0.
Chicago: Pascal Covici, 1926. Limited Signed First Edition [#60/150]. tall 8vo., 112 pp., VG/G+; golden yellow DJ, black lettering: chipping/creasing to edges of DJ with material loss to bottom margin of front cover, head, tail, and corners; mild foxing to back; mild age-toning to top margin of covers, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering: bumping to top corners, mild grayish mottling to boards; mild age-toning to text-block, deckled fore- and bottom-edges; SIGNED by author to limitation page, No. 60 out of 150 signed copies; shelved Case 0.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1887. Household edition. Octavo; Household edition; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print on red banner, raised bands; Boards half bound with brown leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, light wear to corners, hinges, bottom edges, slight stains to leather on front, front and spine leather seem to be lighter shade than leather on rear; Text block has marbled edges and endpapers, hinges cracked front and rear, else clean and tight, age-toning to paper; viii, 286 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w).
London: Folio Society, 1998. Collector's Edition. Quarto, 151 pages; VG; in VG- burgundy slipcase; full binding of mustard cloth; spine with silver lettering; mild shelf wear to slipcase; small red stains to front of slipcase; mild shelf wear to book; upper edge stained burgundy; contains full color illustrations; pages clean; shelved Alcove Two.
New York: Basic Books, 1963. 3 Volumes; Octavos; 346/390/400 pages; G+ in Publisher's G Orange Slipcase; Fully bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering on black spine labels; Slipcase has moderate edgewear and shelfwear, open tears along corners of opening, large splitting along tail edge of rear cover; Boards have minor edgewear and shelfwear, heavy sunning to spines, wear to lettering and spine labels; Textblocks have light toning, Volume 2 has gray/brown marks on rear endpaper and pastedown, Volume 3 has marking and writing in pencil, paper clip impression on some pages, gray/brown marks on endpapers and pastedowns; Scarce; Shelved above New Age.
New York: Grove Press, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. thin softcover 8vo., 93 pp., VG-; spine black with blue and yellow lettering: mild overall wear to covers, slight material loss to head and tail (lettering unaffected), mild bumping to edges and corners; interior clean; SIGNED by Alvarez to title page, dated September 1984; covers protected by plastic sleeve; shelved Case 0.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1975. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ has mild edgewear, slight tears to rear top edge and front bottom edge, slight shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in black cloth with gold print, slight shelf wear; Text block clean and tight; xii, 98 pages.
Philadelphia: Hugh Maxwell, 1804. Octavo; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, brown leather with gold print; Boards are three-quarter bound with brown leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, mild scuffing and wear to leather with slight surface tears at front hinge and corners, slight staining to front top edge, slight shelfwear to paper; Text block has red-speckled edges, cracked font hinge, stains to front endpapers and title page, top portion of dedication page torn away, foxing throughout, initialed in ink on verso of title page; Poetry incorrectly attributed to Anacreon; xvi, 301 pages, frontispieces (ports.).
New York, Washington, Atlanta: Vantage Press, 1985. First Edition. Octavo; pp 93; VG/VG-; black spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor edge wear; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block show minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; inscribed to Ambassador Robert Keeley and his wife by the author.
New York: Random House, 1975. Octavo; G+/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ in mylar, slight edgewear, slight blemish on spine, else clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and orange cloth to boards, mildly cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to top edge, light tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; x, 67 pages.
New York: Random House, 1983. First edition. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black and red print; DJ in mylar, creasing to front but clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with purple cloth to spine and orange paper to boards, mild warping, slight soiling to cloth, else clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; 44 pages.
Cabin John: Britain Books, 1995. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing; Signed and inscribed by author; Octavo; VG Paperback; Navy spine with yellow text; Covers have light shelfwear, tiny chip on spine, tiny red spot on back cover; Binding strong; Textblock has author signature and inscription on half title page; Text clean; pp 76.
Cabin John: Britain Books, 1995. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing; Signed and inscribed by author; Octavo; VG Paperback; Navy spine with yellow text; Covers have light shelfwear, tiny chips on spine, tiny red spot on back cover; Binding strong; Textblock has author signature and inscription on half title page; Text clean; pp 76.
Milano: Riccardo Ricciardi Editore, 1954. Octavo; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ in slipcase; Spine, tan with black print; Slipcase, plain cardboard, tears to top and bottom edges, bumps to rear corners, slight spotting; DJ has small stains and spotting on spine, mild edgewear; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight, gold ribbon marker, tan-tint to top edge; Text in Italian; xxv, 1253 pages.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, cocked spine, mild wear to spine caps, slight spotting/shelfwear; Text block has tanning to endpapers, spine break at page 96, penciled name on front flyleaf; x, 243 pages.
New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1982. First limited edition (#93 of 1,000); signed by artist and poet. Oblong thin quarto in grey soft covers with burgundy letters; VG; minimal soiling; clean paper, text, and drawings; special signature page at the end; tiny crease on top right front cover; shelved in case # 11.
Calcutta: New Directions, 1967. First. Thin Octavo; G-/G-; Tan spine with dark blue & red text; Dust jacket has moderately age toned exterior with fraying edges, some small tears along edges & spine; Boards have some foxing and shadow toning along edges and sturdy; Text block is slightly age toned; Inscribed by the author.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has edgewear, mild rubbing/shelfwear to rear; Boards in blue cloth with black print, lightly bumped top corners, else clean and strong; Text block has cracked front hinge, else clean and tight; 273 pages.
London: Allen Lane, 1974. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; light blue and black spine, white and light blue lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, ex-library stickers on spine, ex-library sticker on rear, price cut, interior age toned, tape on interior flaps; boards slightly bowed, minor shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, tape marks on pastedowns, minor soiling on front end paper, ex-library stamps and insert on rear end paper, penned text on rear pastedown; text block age toned, folding on head fore corners of front blanks, penciling on title page, ex-library stamp on copyright page, closed tear on fore edge of page 537, penciling on pages 537 and 538, soiling on exterior edges; First Edition; xvii, 539pp.
London: William Kimber, 1952. First Edition. Octavo; G+/G-; pp 400; lavender/beige pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has modest toning to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; mild edge wear; strong boards; text block exterior edges have modest toning; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated.
London and Edinburgh: Edward & Charles Dilly; A. Kincaid & J. Bell; and William Creech, 1771-1774. Second. Square quarto; good+/none; white spine with black text; quarter-bound w/tan boards; ex libris, footprint of bookplate; stamp; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light toning and foxing spots; fore-edge, some closed tears; Book One, 32 pp.; Book Two, vii, 32 pp.; hinges, split starts; spine, reinforced; edges, chipping; boards, rubbed, scars; else very good. Shelved in Netdesk office, in FS box.
New York: Collins and Co., 1812. 32mo; G- Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards quarter bound with brown leather to spine and marbled paper to boards, wear to corners and spine caps, spine caps chipping, wear to hinges, significant shelfwear to paper on boards; Text block has yellow tint to edges, owner bookplate on front pastedown, name in ink on front endpapers, cracked hinges, foxing to endpapers, binding is tight, clean text; ix, 125 pages. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 4, in Netdesk office.