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Lahore: Nisar Art Press, 1968. Folio: 476 pages. Very good/Very good-. Green illustrated dust jacket, yellow and blue design to spine. Dust jacket with light+ fading and light shelf wear. Light shelf wear to head and tail of spine; Cracking to front hinge; Text block age-toned. With 37 tipped-in color plates, 25 black and white plates. numerous calligraphic and ornamental illustrations, many in color; Text in Urdu and English. SH consignment. This is an oversized item which may require additional postage; please inquire for rates.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 136 pages; VG/G-; spine olive with red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut, an old mylar covering adhesive attached to the interior of the center of the spine; jacket toned, splitting along upper rear hinge, foxing to rear cover and interior, chipping to head and tail of spine, upper edge; mild finger-staining throughout; Stated first edition on copyright page; JR consignment; Shelved case 0.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 89 pages; VG-; bound in colorful paper covered boards over black cloth spine, faded titling to spine; some rubbing and wear, particularly along extremities, light fading to boards; ink ownership to front pastedown; light foxing and toning throughout; binding slightly shaken; JR consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 109 pages; VG-; bound in yellow and orange polka-dot paper covered boards over black cloth spine, faded titling to spine; some rubbing and wear, particularly along extremities; paper peeling from lower fore corner of front board; foxing throughout; JR consignment; shelved case 2.
Los Angeles, California: Anderson & Ritchie: The Ward Ritchie Press, 1948. Limited Edition, 1/500 Copies. Large Octavo, 98 pages; G; bound in publisher's quarter brown cloth with patterned paper boards; spine cleanly detached, still present; some general shelfwear and rubbing, paper rubbed off of corners; mild foxing, primarily to endpapers; Inscribed by Langston Hughes on the ffep in blue ink "Happy Holidays and all good wishes for the New Year" dated XMas 1948 in New York; Limited Edition, 1/500 Copies; JR consignment; shelved case 2.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 124 pages; VG-/VG-; spine light brown with brown titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar cover, price uncut '$2.50', light toning to edges of rear cover, small closed tears to some extremities; Inscribed on the ffep by Langston Hughes, dated March 5, 1942 in Chicago; tide-marks to spine and adjacent covers of both boards and jacket; pinprick of worming from page 97-end, two small pieces of worming to rear pastedown; JR consignment; shelved case 2.
Saitama: Toshiharu Oseko, 1990-1996. Two volumes. Octavos: , 330,  pages; , 375 pages. Very good+/Very good. Glossy mauve and tan dust jackets with black lettering to spines. Dust jackets lightly shelf-worn with minor damp staining to lower fore edge corner of dust jacket; Bindings with very minor shelf wear to corners of boards and tails of spines; Text blocks clean. SH consignment.
Leipiz: Georg Joachim Goschen, 1823. 18mo; 12 volumes; G; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on red banner; Boards in brown marbled paper, mild wear to spine caps and corners, light rubbing, else clean and strong; Text blocks have library stamp on front endpapers and title pages, name or notes in ink on front endpapers and penciled library marks on title pages, light foxing throughout volumes, else clean and tight; Text in German, fraktur typeface; CONTENTS: 1.-2. Bd. Oden (282 pages ; 261 pages) — 3.-6. Bd. Der Messias (292 pages ; 252 pages ; 413 pages ; 314 pages) — 7. Bd. Oden. Geistliche Lieder. Epigramme (356 pages) — 8. Bd. Der Tod Adams. Hermanns Schlacht (256 pages) — 9. Bd. Salomo. Hermann und die Fürsten (377 pages) — 10. Bd. David. Hermanns Tod (318 pages) — 11. Bd. Hinterlassne Schriften von Margareta Klopstock (296 pages) — 12. Bd. Die deutsche Gelehrtenrepublik (443 pages). [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].
London; New York: The Nonesuch Press; Random House, 1935. First Edition. 12mo; G+/Fair; gray and dark beige pictorial spine with blue and black text; full title: Sea Sequel to the Week-end Book: Poems, Songs, Stories, Piracy, Mystery, Shipwreck, Sailing, Abroad the Great Liners, First Aid, Games; an anthology; dust jacket exterior shows some age toning, mostly to spine; several chips to edges; ex-library sticker to spine; mylar wrap to jacket; cloth exterior has mild toning; beige cloth illustrated with blue fish and blue text to spine; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have modest toning; pictorial endpapers; slight cracking to gutter at title page; closed tear to table of contents tail edge; other ex-library markings inside; interior good; illustrated; pp 542 Shelved in Locked Annex Area Column B.
Boston: James R. Osgood, 1878. Octavo; unpaginated; G-; bound in red cloth with gilt lettering and detailing; rubbing to corners, black stains on front cover, rubbing along edges, cocking to spine; Textblock has splitting to front interior hinge, ink stamp on front endpaper, light writing in pencil on second page, splitting along gutter of title page, light foxing to pages; RWO.
Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1877-1880. Octavo; 58 volumes (vols. 6-7 of Poetical Works are missing); G; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print, raised bands; Boards half bound with blue leather to spine and corners and blue cloth to boards, wear to spine caps, hinges, and corners, toning to spine, mild shelfwear to leather and cloth, else clean and strong unless otherwise noted below; Text blocks have gilt top edge, owner label on front endpaper, some volumes with light spotting to fore edge, light age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; Volumes include frontispieces, engraved title pages, and “with a few exceptions, all the Woodcuts that appeared in the Abbotsford Edition, besides the Steel Plates belonging to the Author’s Favourite Edition”; CONTENTS: THE WAVERLEY NOVELS: v. 1-2. Waverley (v. 1 has cracked hinges front and rear, rear board attached only by binding strings; text block bumped with diagonal crease throughout and with diagonal tear) — v. 3-4. Guy Mannering (v. 4 has some foxing to rear pages) —v. 5-6. The antiquary — v. 7-8. Rob Roy (v. 8 has surface tear to front leather corner) —v. 9-10. Old Mortality (v. 10 has mild shelfwear to cloth front and rear) — v. 11-12. Heart of Mid-Lothian — v. 13. Legend of Montrose (light smudging to cloth on rear) — v. 14-15. Bride of Lammermoor — v. 16-17. Ivanhoe — v. 18-19. The Monastery (v. 19 surface tear to front leather corner) — v. 20-21. The Abbot — v. 22-23. Kenilworth — v. 24-25. The Pirate — v. 26-27. Fortunes of Nigel — v. 28-30. Peveril of the Peak — v. 31-32. Quentin Durward (both vols. have small tear to front hinge) — v. 33-34. St. Rowan's Well — v. 35-36. Redgauntlet — v. 37. The Betrothed — v. 38. The Talisman — v. 39-40. Woodstock (v. 39 has cracked front hinge, surface tears at top of spine) — v. 41. The Highland Widow ; Two Drovers, etc. — v. 42-43. Fair Maid of Perth — v. 44-45. Anne of Geierstein — v. 46. Count Robert of Paris, I — v. 47. Count Robert of Paris, II ; Castle Dangerous, I (surface tear to front corner) — v. 48. Castle Dangerous, II ; The Surgeon's Daughter (surface tear to front and rear corner) ; THE POETICAL WORKS: v. 1-4. Border Minstrelsy (v. 4 has small tear to front corner) — v. 5. Sir Tristrem (uncut pages) — v. 6. [missing] — v. 7. [missing] — v. 8. The Lady of the Lake — v. 9. Rokeby (some uncut pages) — v. 10. The Lord of the Isles (some uncut pages) — v. 11. The Bridal of Triermain (uncut pages) — v. 12. Dramas and Index. [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].
London: J. Murray, 1814. First Edition. 12mo; 128 pages; Poor; Bound in brown leather; Boards completely detached from spine, rubbing to corners, tail edge of spine missing, cracking to spine, open tear along head edge of spine; Textblock has light age toning, writing in pencil on verso of front endpaper; RWO.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1918. Octavo; G+; light greenish gray spine with dark green text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows slight shelf wear; light wear to corners; mild lean to spine; text block exterior edges have age toned modestly; deckled fore and tail edges; endpapers slightly toned; frontispiece; slight defect to gutter to pp 118-119 and 214-215; interior lightly toned; pp 262.
Seoul: The Mun Won Publishing Co., 1961. Second edition. Octavo; 2nd edition; G/Fair+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with white print; DJ has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, scratching on rear, age toning, smudging/shelfwear; Boards in red paper with white print, light wear to spine caps and corners, scratching on rear, else clean and strong; Text block has tanning to endpapers, smudging and creasing to contents pages, else clean and tight; Text of first part in English, text of second part in Korean and English; 128 pages.
Boston / New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1985. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 130 pages; VG-/VG-; blue spine with white and greenish lettering; dust jacket protected by mylar covering, price uncut '$3.95', discoloration on jacket spine due to gentle shelfwear; couple pen markings within text, signed flat by Stanley Kunitz with dated inscription in a different hand; shelved poetry.
New York: George Sully, 1933. First Edition, First Printing. 16mo; 21 pages; VG/G; spine beige with no text; book protected with mylar bag; some shelfwear to dust jacket, including chipping to bottom fore edge corners and head and tail of spine, as well as a very large closed tear across the entire front cover; textblock clean but fragile; inscribed by Sully on ffep reading "Yours Sincerely George Sully July 3-1933"; shelved Poetry.
Columbia, MD: Howard County Poetry and Literature Society, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; viii, 81 pages; VG; spine grey with purple text; mild shelfwear to covers, some creasing to front hinge, and a small blue ink mark on the rear cover; textblock clean; signed by Lucille Clifton, Roland Flint, Carolyn Kizer, Linda Pastan, and Reed Whittemore on their respective spreads, some flat, some dated November 1994; limitation page unnumerated; shelved Poetry.
New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1932. Quarto, 180 pages. Good+. Bound in contemporary orange cloth with paper labels to spine and front board; Somewhat sunned, particularly to spine, with minor fraying to head and tail of spine and corners of boards; Front board very slightly splayed; Text block age-toned and somewhat foxed; Fore edges deckled. SH consignment.
New-York: Macmillan, 1918. New Illustrated Edition. Octavo, , xxvii, , 221 pages with numerous illustrations. Good+. Bound in contemporary blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine; Spine sunned with moderate fraying to head and tail; Minor marking to boards; minor wear to edges and corners; Text block slightly shaken with cracking to hinges; Text block age-toned and slightly foxed. SH consignment.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1985. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xxx, , 297 pagers; VG/VG; spine green/white/blue stripes, white and green titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut, very mild wear and rubbing, minuscule partial hole to center of front cover, with green showing white; signed flat on the title page by both Gregory Orr and Stanley Kunitz; scarce signed by either; shelved case 0.
Oxford, London, New York: Oxford University Press, 1984. Octavo; VG-/VG-; burgundy spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket exterior shows mild wear; cloth exterior has lightly sunned edges; good binding; straight boards; textblock exterior edges shows slight foxing; former owner's name to ffep; interior clean; pp 447.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, & Co., 1850. Octavo; Milton's works 170 pages, Young's works 208 pages, Gray's works 47 pages, Beattie's works 23 pages, Collin's works 19 pages; G+; Bound in brown leather with gilt lettering on black spine label; Patterned textblock and endpapers; Rubbing to corners and along edges, splitting at head edge of front joint, wear along joints, wear to spine ridges, tearing to front cover near fore edge; Textblock has foxing to pages, previous owner's name in pen on second page, slight creasing to pages, writing in pencil on fourth page; RWO.
London: T Benoley, 1799. 2 Volumes; Octavos; 424/446 pages; Volume 1 Fair, Volume 2 G-; Bound in brown leather with gilt lettering on spine, Bumping and rubbing to corners, moderate shelfwear, splitting along rear joints, volume 1 front board fully detached, chipping along spine edges, head edge of spine missing, Volume 2 has splitting along front joint; Textblocks have age toning and foxing to pages, bookplates on front endpapers, Volume 1 has darker toning on title page; RWO.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1929/1934. First UK Editions, FIrst Printings. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG/VG-; spines beige with red and green leaves, black titling; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings, prices uncut '21s. net', some shelfwear and rubbing, chipping to heads and tails of spines, scratching and minor discoloration to spines; bookplates to front pastedowns; foxing to edges of text blocks; Volume 1 with ANS loose within by Florence Ayscough in purple ink, dated 1929, written in English and Chinese. With three horizontal creases, minor wear. Offsetting to ffep caused by ANS; Volume 2 with ANS loose within by Florence Ayscough in purple ink, dated 1934 'to go with the volume you already have'; shelved case 0.
Oregon, New York City: Intrepid Trips [1-6], Penguin , 1974-2003. First editions, first printings except volume 1, second printing. 7 Octavos; VG- to VG; Paper wraps; Some volumes have scuffing to the wraps, bumping at the corners; Some creasing to the spines; Exterior of the text blocks toned; Interiors clean.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1854. 12mo; 7 volumes; G; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on dark brown banner, raised bands; Boards in brown leather, light wear to spine caps and corners, light amount of scuffing/scratches, small stain to front of v. 7 and rear of v. 6, else light peripheral toning and spotty blemishes; Text blocks have marbled edges and endpapers, names in ink on front endpapers, foxing to endpapers, else generally clean and tight unless otherwise noted below; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (cracked front hinge, foxing to frontispiece) xl, 384 pages, frontispiece (port.) — Vol. II. x, 406 pages — Vol. III. x, 341 pages — Vol. IV. xii, 367 pages — Vol. V. vi, 366 pages — Vol. VI. 371 pages — Vol. VII. 414 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. Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Column B.
London: William Heinemann, 1929. 1929 Reprint. Quarto, 134 pages; VG-; full contemporary blue and gilt publisher's cloth binding; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and scuffing; corners slightly bumped; mild sunning to spine; some wear to crown and tail of spine; binding slightly shaken; previous owner's name at half title; contains full color tipped-in plates; pages clean; TB consignment; shelved Case 14.
D. A. Talboys: Oxon, 1838. New Edition. Octavo; 850 pages; G; 3/4 bound in brown leather with patterned paper boards and gilt lettering on ridged spine; Rubbing to bottom corners, rubbing along edges, wear along joints, splitting to rear joint at head edge, half of spine label missing, cracking to spine leather; Textblock has age toning and foxing to pages, bookplate on front pastedown, splitting to interior hinges; Text in latin; RWO.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1909. Second Trade Edition, First Printing. Quarto, unpaginated; VG-; full publisher's maroon and gilt cloth binding; spine with rubbed gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear and scuffing; corners bumped; crown and tail of spine missing; spine slightly cocked; contains full color tipped-in plates; pages clean; TB consignment; shelved Case 14.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. . First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, unpaginated; VG-; full binding in publisher's green cloth, with extensive gilt stamping; spine with gilt lettering and extensive gilt design; some mild shelfwear and scuffing; front joint starting; white endpapers with extensive gilt design of bells; 28 full-page color illustrations by Edmund Dulac; each illustration accompanied by printed tissue-guards; pages clean; TB consignment; shelved Case 14.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, [n.d., 1908]. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 143 pages; G+; full green and gilt publisher's cloth binding; spine with gilt lettering and design; boards protected with a mylar wrapper; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners slightly bumped; some light-colored spots to spine; rebacked, with original cloth retained, and repairs to joints; mild age-toning and foxing throughout; contains all 40 tipped-in full color plates; TB consignment; shelved Case 14.
New York: Hodder and Stoughton, [n.d., 1913]. Limited Edition, #9/250. Quarto, unpaginated; VG; full vellum binding with blue and gilt lettering and design; spine with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear and scuffing; boards slightly bowed; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; upper edge gilt; hand-numbered 9 and signed flat by Bull at limitations page; all tipped-in full color plates present; pages clean; TB consignment; shelved Case 14.
Norman, OK: The University of Oklahoma Press, 1979. First Edition Thus, First Printing. Quarto, liii pages, 1024 pages; VG; full gray buckram binding; spine with black cloth label, with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear and scuffing; contains black and white photo facsimile of manuscript and facing English text; pages clean; shelved above Case 12.
Firenze (Florence): G. Barbera, 1887. 1887 Reprint. 16mo, 659 pages; VG-; 19th century half maroon red leather rebinding, boards in brown and yellow marbled paper; spine paneled, with gilt lettering in second panel and date at tail of spine; mild shelf wear and scuffing; corners slightly bumped; some wear to crown of spine; upper edge gilt; engraved frontispiece; all text in Italian; very mild pencil marks throughout; shelved Case 3.
New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1873. 12mo; G; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; original publisher's cloth exterior has some rubbing wear; some frays to spine edges; fore corners worn; beveled edges; front and spine decorated with black and gilt; text block has all edges gilt; gift inscriptions to front endpaper; interior pages have some incidental marks; previous bookshop's small sticker to rear pastedown; pp 306.
Charlottesville, VA: Artist's Proof Editions, 2012. Limited Edition, #11/100. Octavo, 41 pages; VG; full ecru linen binding; spine unmarked; protected with a mylar wrapper; signed flat at title page by Mary-Sherman Willis; contains black and white illustrations; hand-numbered 11 and initialed at back pastedown by Colin Willis; pages clean; shelved Case 0.
Paris: Limited Editions Club, 1940. Limited Edition, #88/1500. Octavo, xv pages, 273 pages; G+; softcover; full blue paper binding; spine blue with brown lettering; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; crown and tail of spine missing; brown age-toning to spine; binding shaken; some foxing throughout textblock; contains black and white illustrations; pages clean; stamped number 88 at colophon; preface in French and English, all other text in French else colophon in English; shelved Front Case.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company, 1950. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xxix, 676 pages; VG/G+; green and brown spine with black and white text; dust jacket protected with mylar; price unclipped '$6.00'; dust jacket features some chipping, creasing, and multiple closed tears, most notably an inch-long closed tear along the front cover fore edge flap corner and large chip at the head of the spine; aged tape and adhesive residue along the inside edge of spine chip; light fraying at head of binding likely due to aforementioned dust jacket chip; webbing visible at gutter of pages 4/5; signed flat by Sandburg on ffep; shelved case 1.
Stuttgart: Walter Hadecke Verlag, 1922. 187/250. Octavo; G+; black spine with gilt text to red block; in one volume; leather binding; raised bands to spine; slight scuffing to exterior, mostly to spine; some rubbing to edges; tight binding; strong boards; text block exterior head edge gilt; fore and tail edges have slightly age toned; interior pages very good; fold out at rear; limited, numbered copies; this is 187 of 250; ribbon marker; pp 414; text in German NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
Boston: David R. Godine, Publisher, 1983. First Edition. Booklet [5.5 x 9]; G/paperback; ivory beige spine with black text; stated first edition; covers have modest sunning; small chips to spine edges; slight edge wear otherwise; binding good; textblock has very mild tone; pp 52 NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 14, in Netdesk office.
New York: Twayne Publishers, 1949. Small Octavo; G+/fair; dark beige spine with maroon text; dust jacket shows noticeable wear; some chips to edges; slight, general age toning to exterior; light ink to flaps; mylar wrap to jacket; cloth exterior has mild wear; slight edge wear; previous owner's information to front pastedown; newspaper clipping laid in to rear endpaper; light offsetting to rear endpapers; good, intact binding; textblock mildly toned; few notations to inside; pp 88; signed by author.