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; due to size and weight of set, please contact directly for a shipping quote; shelved above case 5.
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.
London: Printed for Thomas Tegg, 1827. Second Edition. 8vo., unpaginated; VG; bound in full brown calf, polished boards, paneled spine with black label, gilt lettering, other compartments with gilt tooling; some mild wear and rubbing to boards, spine; marbled text block, endpapers; single gilt rule to boards; single gilt edge-rule; slight age-toning and foxing, primarily to endpapers and title page; last page slightly loose; small bookplate to front pastedown; inscription on second front free endpaper; shelved Shakespeare.
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.
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.
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.
Essex, Connecticut: Verbatim, May 1978. Verbatim Republication. 8vo(s). VG/VG-. TWO VOLUME SET, separately paginated. sun-faded DJ spines, bleached to white on ivory with centered and stacked titles in small brown, segmented by thin doubled bands. Volume I: Parts of Speech, jacket front white on yellow but marred by tiny slits and "pocked" by impressions, fully discernible brown titling; jacket rear is fine. HB is brown cloth, gilt-stamped, with solid brown endpages. tight binding, the interior ivory text has no writing/marks. 370 pp. ISBN# 0930454022. Volume II : Syntax, jacket front is white on yellow, brown titling; both jacket front and rear are smooth. brown clothbound HB with stamped gilt titling and lined brown fep/ffep. clean texstblock, neat outer edges. 616 pp. ISBN# 0930454014.
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.
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.
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/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.
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.
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].
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.
Stockholm, Sweden: Nobel Foundation, 2007. First Edition. Octavo. VG/ VG. white cloth HB spine with large capital red lettering, tiny nobel award in silver, followed by year in dark gray. white cloth boards are near fine unmarked. under sheer, thick dustwrapper. bright white endpapers, semi-gloss textblock with no markings. features some figures, in color, scans and more within presentations, biographies and nobel lectures officially. top edge was tinted charcoal, with foreedge and bottom edges unmarked no flaws within rest of volume overall. 368 pp. ISBN # 9789185848461. Shelved above Science.
Stockholm, Sweden: Nobel Foundation, 2006. First Edition. Octavo. VG/ VG. bright white cloth hardcover spine with orange-red capital lettering, silver nobel symbol and dark gray characters. a near fine and blemish free white front and rear panels. under sheer, though solid matte DJ protective cover. bright white endpapers, front and rear, no marks. upper edge tinted charcoal. semi-gloss paper includes color photos of the awards, articles and biopics, lectures, citations, and many chapters of informational text narrative--the nobel lecture. 375 pp. ISBN: 9185848441.Shelved above Science.
Stockholm, Sweden: Nobel Foundation 2007, 2008. First Printing. Octavo. VG/VG. bright white HB cloth spine with uppercase red capital lettering, small novel medal and dark gray year of award. front and rear panels are near pristine, under sheer protective cover. small dent to panels, edgewear slight, NO discoloration to exterior, bottom edge is unmarked, foreedge included. upper edge is tinted charcoal shade. includes nobel lectures, within very light, bright white endpapers. chapters include numbered figures within: photos, scanned documents, graphs, and images of Nobel awards. includes a list of prize-winners, followed by presentations, biographics and nobel lectures. kept in near fine shape and gently handled. 341 pp. ISBN # 9789185848485. Shelved above Science.
Glendale: The News Circle Publishing House, 2003. fifth. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Blue spine with yellow text; DJ has rubbed exterior, front tail of spine has 0.5 in tear, lightly frayed bottom edge; Boards have slight shelfwear, otherwise clean; Textblock is slightly age toned, light foxing at head edge; pp 544.
London: Oxford University Press, 1970. Second Edition. Second Edition; Large Octavo; VG-/VG-; Thick white spine with black and dark gray text. DJ has wear, tears on edges, price clipped; Boards have rubbing on edges, spine has wrinkling, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has foxing on edges, previous owner's name on front end paper, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 1176; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1976. Second. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ: Navy blue spine with gold text: Boards have some scuff marks and dust stains, fraying at head and tail of spine, light bumping in corners and mild general shelfwear: Textblock has scuff marks and very mild age related darkening, pages are free of any markings or tears, several creased or folded pages that do not impact readability: 1176 pp.