Tokyo: PMC Publishing, 1987. Octavo: VG/VG: Dark purple spine with white text: Slipcase has general shelfwear, soiling, scuff marks: DJ has light scuff marks, general shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean with edgewear: Textblock is clean and pages unmarked: Text is in ENGLISH and JAPANESE: 2128 pp.
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: Oxford University Press / The Franklin Library, 1979. Limited Edition, #2124/7500. various sizes, housed in a custom wooden rack as issued; VG; all volumes bound in dark blue leather, gilt lettering on spines; gilt text blocks; mild scratching to text block, some slight wear to volumes; silk endpapers, ribbon; Contains: The Compact Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary: Volume I, A-O, Volume II, P-Z, Supplement and Bibliography, A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, The New Oxford Book of American Verse, The New Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1950, The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, The Oxford Companion to English Literature, The Oxford Companion to American Literature; There are four pages of the regular dictionary to one compact page, so the print is very small. While the issued magnifying glass is missing, we are supplying one with this set; All volumes have a limitation page; American Literature has crinkling to half-title and limitation page; The two compact volumes have some crinkling from water damage; due to size and weight of set, please contact directly for a shipping quote; shelved above case 5.
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.
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.
Tel-Aviv, Jerasulem: Massadah Publishing Co. 1965. Octavo; G+/G; Tannish-green spine with dark green text; 4 volumes; Dust jackets are slightly sunned with frays & small tears at edges, v. 1 has 1 inch tears at head and tail spine edges and slightly rubbed & lightly smudged exterior, some shadow toning inside jackets; Boards are overall clean with strong sturdy panels, v. 1 has slightly splayed front panel; Text blocks show shelf wear due to handling and some pages toward front of v. 3 are creased, with clean pages and tight bindings; pp 2219. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
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.
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.
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].
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.
Buenos Aires: Editoreal Dunken, 2003. Octavo; VG/No-DJ Paperback; Yellow spine with black and red lettering; Book has some minimal shelf wear at the edges and spine, some abrasions on rear; Binding is tight; Text block is clean and free of markings; Book includes CD; Book is signed by the author; NOTE: Cover is is in Spanish, but text is a mix of English and Spanish; 92 pp.
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.
New York: Dover Publications, 1993. Reprint. Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperbacks: 2 volume set: One spine is light blue with black text, one spine is tan with black text: Covers are clean with general shelfwear, volume 1 has small price sticker on back, bindings are tight: Textblocks are clean: Vol 1- ISBN 0486274284, Vol 2- ISBN 0486274292: Unpaginated.
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.
New York/London: Routledge, 2002. First American Edition. Quarto; 641pp; glazed photo-illustrated boards; covers scuffed and worn with several abrasions at spine, joints, and edges; last 50 or so pages ruffled at upper corner; contents else very good. [Spine; white titles on black]. Shelved in Psychology section (Freud).
Stockholm, Sweden: Nobel Foundation, 2003. First Edition. Octavo. VG/VG. white HB cloth spine with red uppercase lettering, silver nobel award medal and gray year lettering. bright white endpapers, no markings. semi-gloss paper within this volume, including nobel prize winners, presentations, biographies, and lectures. within each chapter numbered figures, tables, photos with captions, and some text commentary beside figure. no markings within text interior. upper edge is tinted charcoal, foreedge is unmarked and clear, tail end also. acceptable clear exterior jacket, worn at corners. 561 pp. ISBN # 9185848387. Shelved above Science.
Stockholm, Sweden: Nobel Foundation, 2005. First Edition. Octavo. VG/VG. bright white cloth HB spine with red uppercase lettering, silver nobel symbol and dark gray year numbering. front and rear are very bright, flawless white cloth. excellent panelboards are under excellent semi-sheer cover--protects. endpapers are unmarked and a bright white. top edge is shaded charcoal. foreedge and bottom edge a blemish free white. semi-gloss paper, includes nobel prizes, presentations, biographies, and lectures. within tautly bound volume, includes numbered figures and tables within chapters. 395 pp. ISBN # 9185848425. Shelved above Science.
New York: The Century Co. 1899. 18mo; G-/no-DJ; Light brown spine without text; Boards are bound in leather and lightly rubbed edges with scratch across front and rear panel is slightly bowed but intact; Text block has gilt exterior edges, slight cracking at binding between front end papers, however text pages are clean and fully bound; pp 221.
Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1982. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ hardcover; Orange spine with black text; Boards strong, moderate rubbing to spine/corners; Textblock shows previous owners signature and stamp on front end paper, some faint discoloration on exterior edges, interior clean; 885pp. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Sheed and Ward Ltd, 1975. first English translation by Sheed & Ward. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Burgundy spine with gilt text; Originally published in 1960 as Wahrheit und Methode, this edition is from the 1965 second edition; Cloth has some rubbing wear on exterior, lightly bumped corners and moderately sunned spine and head front edge, otherwise panels are intact with strong planks; Text block shows slight wear on exterior edges due to handling, previous owner's name on ffep, pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 551.
New York: Springer Science + Business Media, 2013. Third. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; blue and orange spine with white and blue text; boards are strong with light staining and scuffing to covers; front free-end paper signed by author Michael C. Fu, otherwise textblock is clean; 825pp. [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].
Londini [London]: Iohannes Beale [John Beale], 1621. Second Edition. Octavo, , 152 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 with brown calf, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label and gilt lettering; mild wear and rubbing to boards; A-B⁴, A-T⁴ complete; leaves P¹, P⁴, Q², Q³, T³ have the top margin cut short, cutting the chapter number; bookplate of the Royal Society of Literature on front pastedown;some wear to edges of title page; a few pages have small water-stains; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
New York, NY: The Studio Publications, 1955. UK Printing. small, thin 8vo. VG/VG-. thin black DJ spine with tilting separated by star accents. auburn jacket front with enlarged flourished ivory titling and black text on ivory rear. edgewear of closed cuts, patches of discoloration, chipping and some smudges. light gray clothbound HB with dark red titling, tad bit stained at its ends. adjacent thin gray boards. tonal striping affects endpages, fep embossed by prior owner, EX-LIBRIS. neat interior sheets without marks.very slim edges, heavily foxed head-edge. 96 pp.