Detroit: General Motors Corporation, n.d. third edition. Pamphlet; G+/no-DJ paperback; covers show slight wear, such as sticker residue & small smudges on front; exterior has slightly rubbed edges; panels are securely intact; text block has light wear along exterior edges; text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 52.
1816. first edition; rebound. thick 12mo in 1/2 brown cloth and leatherette with six-band embossed spine; gold letters on burgundy frame; VG; tightly rebound; minimal soiling; paper wobbling with occasional creases; text clean; last part has brief sentences in Greek with Latin translations and interpretations; pp. 510; in good condition; shelved in Case # 3.
Oxford: University Press, 1892. Quarto, 1216, 12 maps; VG; bound in full black leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering, gilt borders to boards, gilt seal of Owen's School in Hertfordshire on the front cover; gilt text block; presentation bookplate on front pastedown; interior clean; very mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine, hinges; shelved case 4.
Wichita, KS: Heirloom Bible Publishers, 1988. Red Letter Edition [Mt. Moriah Lodge, No. 119 A.F. & A.M.]. Small quarto; pp 636; VG-/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; special bloc leather binding with symbol and name of lodge to front; cloth has light wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block has all edges gilt; light blue marbled endpapers; illustrated; interior clean.
Cambridge, 1910. Octavo. VG/no DJ. Red spine with gold text/itle; boards are strong and clean; foxing and age-toning on the front pastedown, front free end page, back free end page, and back pastedown; pencil writing on the back free end page; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 211.
Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens Limited, 1987. first edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Green spine with yellow text; Covers have moderate shelf wear such as light sunning and scratches on exterior and rubbing wear along edges, bent front fore corner, however panels are intact; Text block shows slight wear & smudges on exterior edges due to age and handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 160.
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House-Publishers, 1978. Quarto; pp 633; VG-/VG-; beige spine with black and brown text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and shows light sun fading to exterior, minor edge wear; boards are clean, strong and intact; text block has minor wear to exterior edges, previous owner's name stamped to front pastedown, interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: The Companion Book Club, 1957. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/G+; Spine is white with many small blue images with small white text, age-toning; DJ has general shelf wear, price-clipped, edge wear, creasing to edges, age-toning, some open and closed tears, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear; pp 623.
London: J. Tonson, 1727. First Edition. Quarto, 325 pages; VG; full brown leather boards, re-backed with modern paneled light brown leather, burgundy label with gilt lettering, gilt leaf to each other panel; boards have single gilt roll t border, single gilt roll to board edges, moderate wear and rubbing; with all 18 plates of tables, including 1 folding; text block red; interior clean; wide margins; TB consignment; shelved case 3.
New York: The Brick Row Book Shop, 1926. First Edition, First Printing. 12mo; G/no-DJ; yellow and tan spine with black text; cover has rubbing, age toning, spine slightly cocked, binding is strong; textblock has age toning, edgewear, small rip at hinge of front pastedown, first section of pages separating but still attached, all text is clean; pp 73.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1863. Fourth Edition, Early Edition. stout 8vo. VG-/ -no DJ. solid evergreen clothbound spine and embossed borders on panelboards.tear to spine end sides, roughened cloth, appears cut and with punctures and heavy contact to scuffed spine sides. ripples and ridges appear on both exterior boards. loosened binding, aged and EX-LIBRIS, evident from ivory bookplate of Switzerland library tipped in onleft fep. the front hinge is concealing loosened joints. and it shows where layered endsheet lining has suffered from extension demanded for normal reading and handling. appears partially cracked. conditon noted as damaged. rest of the medium brown endsheet lining has indiscernible ink writing on fep. scuffed and abraded marks from affixed items roughly removed, some writing in pencil. a yellowish tint frames the text interior edges lightly. no writing, but mild discoloration where random foxing occurs. heavy foxing for pages before title page, where in upper right corner, an internal code in ink. upper edges is gilded. fore-edge and bottom edge a dingy beige from exposure. there is some translucence to the text interior pages, considering age and random spots, all textblock pages included, 480 pp., followed by 8 pages of addenda.
London: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1932. First Edition (1/500). Octavo, 131 Pages; VG-; Spine is green with gilt lettering; binding has moderate shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, has bumping on the fore edge corners, has wear on both sides of the spine; pages have deckled edges, have heavily faded green coloring along the top edge, have slight age toning, and have uneven cuts along the bottom edge; has an errata slip on pg 123; original owner's name is written on the ffep in ink; shelved case 13.
Waverly: Latvju Gramata, National Latvian Publishers, 1971. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Burgundy spine with gilt text; Boards have slightly sunned and rubbed exterior, shows some wear at corners and minor edge wear, overall are panels strong and intact; Text block shows slight shelf wear on exterior edges with light writing on first page, otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 1133.
Savot [London]: Robert Boulter, 1674. Fourth Edition. 8vo., 706 pages; VG-; rebacked with new spine, previous boards; boards brown leather with new spine, endpapers, spine has burgundy label with gilt lettering; moderate bumping and rubbing to boards; name on second free endpaper, dated 1700, sme name on upper fore corner of title page, both in ink; interior free of writing, slight age-toning; The Glossographia "defined around 11,000 hard or unusual words, and was the largest English dictionary when it was published. His was the last, largest, and greatest of the English "hard-word" dictionaries, which aimed not to present a complete listing of English words, but to define and explain unusual terms that might be encountered in literature or the professions, thus aiding the burgeoning non-academic middle class, which was ascendant in England at the time and of which Blount was a member...and the first that cited sources for definitions. It contained many unusual words that had not previously been included in dictionaries, and others not included in any later dictionary" [wikipedia]; shelved case 9.
Berlin: Volksverband der Buecherfreunde Wegweiser-Verlag, 1925. 1st Ed. 8vo bound in quarter bordeaux leather with marbled boards and gilt spine lettering; VG/None; spine slightly abraded; where folded first pages with small stain mark; endpapers slightly foxed. With numerous plates. History of the dance.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1939. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; maroon spine with gold text; cover has rubbing, sticker on back and on spine, binding is strong; textblock has ex library stamps on edges and on copyright page, stickers and other ex library materials on back pastedown and endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 126.
New York, Oxford, Toronto: Macmillan Publishing, 1991. Third printing. Quarto; vg+/none; burgundy spine with gilt lettering; ex library, stamps; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; else very good; ---ISBN [set] 0-02-897051-9; [v1] 0-02-897052-7; [v2] 0-02-897053-5; [v3] 0-02-897055-1; [v4] 0-02-897056-X.
Pittsburgh: Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004. Small quarto; VG/no-DJ; dark green spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths are clean and panels are strong & intact; text blocks have unmarked, crisp pages; pp 1470. German text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Bristol: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005. first edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text on blue bar; missing slipcase; 2 volumes - Vol. 1: A-L & Vol. 2: M-Z; cloths have minor wear on exteriors; panels are strong & sturdy; text blocks have some minor wear on exterior edges, due to handling; text pages are unmarked w/ tight bindings; last few pages of vol. 2 have slight vertical crease; pp 1211. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York, NY: The Kosciuszko Foundation, 1982. Octavo: G-/no-DJ: Green spine with gold text: Boards have general shelfwear, rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners, spine slightly shaky: Textblock has smudges and dust staining, 1 inch green stain to fore edge that does impact pages but not readability, pages otherwise clean: 1037 pp.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1951. First. Quarto; VG-/Fair; light brown spine with dark brown text; dustjacket has moderate edgewear and discoloration, most notably on spine, some tearing and fraying, covers have light smudging and staining, dustjacket has protective mylar covering with a 3 inch tear in material in lower right portion of front cover; boards are strong, have some scuffing to covers; back free-end paper has a small note written lightly in pencil by previous owner, back paste-down has small, light marking in pencil, otherwise textblock is clean; 1189pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Rock Foundation, 1988. First Edition. Folios, 3 volumes, VG/no DJs as issued; gray cloth boards, black lettering to spines: very mild overall wear to boards, spines faded beige (lettering clear and legible); minimal wear to clean text-blocks; interiors clean; VOLUME 3.1 [COSMIC GAMES]; VOLUME 3.2 [THE LABYRINTH & OTHER PATHS TO OTHER WORLDS]; VOLUME 3.3 [THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN]; frontispieces; volumes housed in VG- brown cloth slipcase; shelved front table.
London: Senate Publishing Ltd., 1999. no edition. quarto, NF/NF, glossy boards & DJ, w/ red lettering on a brown/pictorial earth-tone spine. Includes history, the world of fish, spinning & bait-casting, coastal fishing, sea-fishing, fly-fishing, DIY, and fishing after the catch. Color photos of varying sizes, some double-truck spreads as well.
New York, NY: Villard, 1998. First Revised Edition. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. red and orange sunburst head and foot, lengthy white titleblock between, lettering in red and black separated by a b/w figure. smooth, glossy panels with no impressions. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP, and publisher's letter included. clean interior, mark-free edges but head-edge has three minor, shallow indentations from shelfwear and exposure. 445 pp. ISBN# 0679778063.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1956. Second edition. Quarto, six volumes. Each volume good with no dust jacket. Each volume green spine with gold lettering. Moderate shelf-wear to each volume, including some rubbing and scars. Notable small stain near top of front cover of volume 1. Slight soiling or ink mark to the rear cover of only volume 1. Approximately one corner bumped per volume. Sun-fading to spine of volume 6 and the first inch of the covers from the spine. Foxing and soiling to the text block edges of one of the two supplemental volumes. Soiling to interior rear hinge of volume 2. Text of pages generally clean. Volume 1 to 512pp, volume 2 continues to 1088pp, volume 3 continues to 1712pp, volume 4 continues to 2316pp. Supplement volume 1 to 554pp, supplement to volume 2 to 334pp.
Philadelphia: Richard West, 1977. limited edition, facsimile reprint. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Blue spine with gilt text; Ex-library; Limited to 100 copies; Cloth has slight shelf wear such as minor rubbing on exterior and edges, otherwise panels are clean, strong and intact; Text block exterior has light wear due to handling with stamps on ffep, copyright page, with otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 436.
London: Elsevier Applied Science, 1991. First Edition. Large Octavo; VG/No jacket hardcover; Blue spine with gilt lettering; Boards are straight with minor wear at the edges, one crease at the spine; Binding is tight; Smudge on lower outer corner; interior of text block is bright and clean; 1045 pages.
Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1983. First edition. Octavo. Good+ with no dust jacket. Yellow spine with black lettering. Slight shelf-wear to covers, including a one-inch faint vertical red scuff mark from the top of the rear cover. One eighth inch stain to top front corner of covers. Binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and unmarked. 349pp. VOLUME 2 ONLY.
Amsterdam: Chez George Gallet, 1703. First Illustrated French Edition. folio, , 556 pages, ; VG; 3/4 bound with brown leather spine, black leather label with gilt lettering, marbled boards; newly repaired, with new spine, previous marbled boards preserved; rubbing and shelfwear to boards, edges worn; mild foxing throughout; half-title and engraved frontispiece; small pen writing in upper fore corner of title page; complete collation, A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Zzz4, Aaaa4; with 16 folding plates, 16 single plates, 39 black and white plates embedded within text, and 3 color plates embedded within text; plate 1 is folded in such a way that it slightly sticks out the fore edge, and as such the vertical crease is torn along the lower half; full title continues: et de quelques autres adjacentes ; dont les principales sont Chypre, Rhodes, Candie, Samos, Chio, Negrepont, Lemnos, Paros, Delos, Patmos, avec un grand nombre d'autres. Comprenant leurs noms, leur situation, leurs villes, leurs châteaux, l'histoire tant ancienne que moderne de leurs habitants ; leur gouvernement, les révolutions qui y sont arrivés, les plantes, animaux, &c. qui s'y trouvent.; shelved case 4.
Boston: New York Graphic Society Ltd, 1974. first edition. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Black spine with gilt text; Slipcase has slight cracking at tail edge near opening, small closed tear on rear, and lightly sunned & rubbed exterior otherwise; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with minor shelf wear on exterior otherwise, panels are strong and intact; Text block shows slight wear due to handling with tight binding and unmarked pages; pp 526.
London: Mining Journal Books, 1980. First Edition. Signed by author on front end paper. Oblong Quarto; VG-/G; White spine with black text; DJ has mylar exterior, tearing along bottom half of front cover, rear cover interior flap price clipped, discoloration along rear cover; Boards strong, white-colored spotting along edges, moderate surface scuffing; Textblock clean; 110pp.
London: Unwin Hyman, 1988. First Edition. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in green cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, pen mark on front, stickers on spine, sun toning on spine, ex-library plate on front pastedown, ex-library insert and sticker on front end paper; text block slightly age toned, ex-library stamps on title page, soiling on exterior fore edge, ex-library stamp on exterior head edge; xii, 339pp.
Fayetteville: The University of Arkansas Press, 1981. Octavo; VG/VG-; Ash brown spine with black text. DJ has shelf war, small open tear on spine head, rubbing to edges, 1in closed tear on rear; Boards have light rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 300.
London: Publishing Office of the Presbyterian Church of England, 1970. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Burgundy spine with gold text; Boards are strong have slight rubbing at corners and edges; Textblock is age toned; pp 612 (dictionary); pp 271 (supplement). [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Oxford University Press, 1936. first edition. Small Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Green spine with gilt text; Cloth has minor spots on front fore edge and slightly sunned spine, otherwise exterior is clean with strong and intact panels; Text block has light wear on exterior edges but pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 175.
Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1978. First Edition, Second Printing. Nine-Volume set; large octavos; VG/VG; white spines with black text; jackets have protective mylar covers, slight age toning and rubbing; boards are strong and clean, minor rubbing along tail edges of Vols. 1 and 9; textblocks have faint spotting along head edges, Vol. 5 has staining on front endpaper and pastedown, Vols. 1, 3 and 7 have ex libris stamps on front endpapers, otherwise clean.