London: S. and E. Harding, (1793). First Edition Thus. Quarto; 363pp; lxxxiv; bound in full 19th century burgundy straight-grained morocco with gilt rules to five raised bands on spines and gilt ruling on both boards; all edges gilt; this sturdy binding is largely rubbed and worn at extremities, with surface loss to leather at spine ends, edges and corners, as well as occasional scuffing and rubbing wear; the title is aged and thumb-soiled in the margins; most plates have impressed mild to heavy offsetting on facing text pages, but plates are generally very good and most lack any defect safe for the occasional foxing in margins; overall a very good copy of this well-executed volume, profusely illustrated with engraved portrait plates. [Spine; worn burgundy leather with small gilt titles].
New York: Redfield, 1855. F+ Octavo in green cloth over boards with gilt text. Significant shelfwear; boards water damaged, foxed, bumped and battered at corners, head and tail of spine. Interior: split at hinges, heavily foxed throughout, damp stained in places, no writing or marginalia. This rare book is an account of the palace life of the court members to His Majesty Nasir-ud-Din Haider, a notorious cross-dressing 19th century king of Awadh. Spine cocked but sound. Shelved Master Shake case.
Toronto: The Musson Book Company, No Date Given. First Edition. Reprint; Octavo; G+/No-DJ; Spine is red fabric with no text; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, scratches, rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, some pen on front free-end paper, content is clear; pp 180.
New York, NY: Random House, 2010. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. partial mocha brown and ivory pictorial DJ spine, contrast titling in white, white/rose and gold tone. extended image fully illustrates jacket front/rear background. black HB with stamped gold metallic titling, adjacent taupe paper boards. clean interior, lightly handled, skimmed interior. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. with some illustrations, b/w images within the ivory textblock. 425 pp. ISBN# 9781400066919.
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, 1967. Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with yellow text; Dustjacket in protective plastic cover, DJ age toned, has a few chips and closed tears at edges, larger chip in front's top left corner; Boards straight and strong, lightly bumped at spine head, binding strong; Textblock lightly age toned, interior clean; 250 pp.
New York: Carroll and Graf Publishers, 2007. Octavo; VG+/VG; Copy signed by author; Black spine with gold and silver text; Signed copy sticker on front of DJ, otherwise minor shelf wear; Boards strong, corners sharp, binding strong; Author's signature on title page, otherwise textblock clean, pages crisp, pp 472.
Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, March 1916. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. black cloth HB with stamped gilt titles between gently worn ends, with few thin line/scratches to spine surface. thick panels, sturdy with enlarged main title, the upper and lower edges appear abraded by surface wear. interior very clean, with b/w frontispiece, with light tissue overlay. thick ivory stock, sheets are mark free. fore-edge is roughly trimmed, like tail-edge, no spotting. 224 pp.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1910. Reprinted July, 1911. Octavo; good-/none; sunned red cloth spine with gold text; boards, shelf wear and bumping; flaking along all edges; several white stains (paint?) on rear cover; 1" scratch to label on front board; binding shaken; text block, clean; toning at the edges; B/W text illustrations, plates; 462pp.
New York: Villard Books, 2007. First Edition. Small Octavo: VG/VG: Blue with some green spine and red and white text: DJ is in mylar sheath, clean with light shelfwear, Borders autographed copy sticker on front: Boards are strong with some light soiling on front, minor rubbing to edges, binding is tight: Textblock exterior has some age toning, title page is signed by the author: First Edition: 244 pp.
Secaucus: Lyle Stuart Inc. 1987. second printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; Blue spine with coral and gray text; Inscribed by the author on front pastedown; Dust jacket is slightly rubbed, lightly age toned and price clipped; Boards are clean and strong; Textblock is slightly age toned, slight smudges on exterior edges, previous owner's name toward front; pp 400.
New York: Arcade Publishing, 1997. Reprint. Signed; Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG-; Spine is white and green with gold text; DJ has edgewear, age-toning, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Textblock has general signs of handling, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 324; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York, NY: Random House, 2005. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. solid brown glossy DJ spine with light blue author in uppercase with centered orange lowercase title and small white publisher at tail end. jacket front is a full color portrait, with raised blue and mild orange titling. DJ under clear protective cover. brown HB, stamped metallic titling, adjacent bright, light blue panels. stark ivory fep/ffep. LAID IN TITLE SHEET, SIGNED BY AUTHOR. b/t p. 120-121 b/w images with text detail on glossy stock. compact volume, tightly bound and complete in 224 pp./ ISBN# 1400064090.
New York: Algernon Charles Swinburne, 1889. Reprint. Reprint Octavo; VG-/No-DJ; Spine is blue with gold text; Boards have some rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 181.
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1882. First Edition. 8vo., 432pp.; VG; rebound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spine; newly rebound, minimal shelfwear; mild age-toning to pages; slight foxing to frontispiece and title-page; name written on half-title page; shelved under front counter.
London: Chatto and Windus, 1993. Octavo; VG/VG; Blue spine with white and light blue text. DJ has Brodart cover jacket from previous owner, has general shelfwear; Boards have very minimal edgewear, otherwise clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 365.
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1985. First. Octavo; VG-/VG-; age-toned grey/beige gradient spine with blue and white gradient text (red shadow effect); dustjacket is clean with light age-toning and edgewear; boards are strong and clean; textblock has light staining to edges, light age-toning to pages, otherwise clean; 234pp.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989. First. Octavo hardcovers with dust jackets in two volumes, 752pp, 736pp in VG/VG condition. Author signed both volumes on cover page. Dust jackets clean and un-creased, not price clipped, now protected in brodarts, minimal wear with only a few small rub marks. Remainder stamp on vol. 1. Textblock rubbed at corner from slight sagging. Boards clean with no signs of bumping. Volume one has red paper covered boards with quarter cloth on spine. Volume two the same, except blue paper. Text clean. Spine red white and blue. Shelve case 5.
New York: Horizon Press, 1969. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Off white spine with brown and light blue text. DJ has age toned, rubbing to edges, small open tear on front, soiled; Boards have rubbing to edges, bumping on corners, slightly cocked spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has wear and foxing on edges, foxing on some pages, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 223.
New York: Horizon Press, 1969. first edition. octavos in pink, blue, and yellow soft covers with portrait; VG; covers with minimal soiling; paper and text in good condition; contains "My Thirty Years' War"; "The Fiery Fountains"; "The Strange Necessity"; from 1930 to 1969; includes some photographs; shelved in Autobio. section.
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. Limited Edition [259/350]. [SIGNED] Fictionalized memoir consisting of episodes in the childhood of "Edgar Moorehead" (nicknamed Tar). The fictional location bears a resemblance to Camden, Ohio where Sherwood Anderson was born. A revised episode later appeared as the short story "Death in the Woods" (1933). Signed on limitations page, number 259/350. Hardcover, missing dust jacket. 346 pages. 8vo., 346pp.; VG-; white cloth spine with white text on brown label; quarter-bound in vellum with floral tan boards; SIGNED BY AUTHOR on limitation page, number 259/350; bookplate on ffep; someshelf wear and bumping; shelved hardcover fiction.
New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 1992. First Edition. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. thin ivory softcover spine with red, brown and black titling in tiny characters. very glossy, skinny Qto wraps with excellent glossy covers. only slight touch of wear. prior owner's signature on title page, upper right corner. heavily illustrated textblock with extensive text detail. 120 pp. ISBN# 0060951567.
New York: Grove Press, Inc. 1966. Reprint. This edition is a reprint of the entire two-volume Grove Press hardcover edition of the work; folio; G/no-DJ paperback; age-toned tan spine with blue and black text in black slipcase; covers have considerable scuffing and age toning, light edgewear, significant creasing along spine; textblock is clean; 2359pp. [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: E.P. Dutton, 1989. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. golden yellow DJ spine with black titling at head and foot, decorative b/w main title centered between. a montage of color images decorate the uniquely corniced and red framed jacket front; a similar display of images in b/w fills the red framed jacket rear. medium red clothbound HB with stamped silver and gold titles, adjacent panels are a bright yellow. SIGNED BY ANTEKEIER ON RIGHT FEP AND AUNAPU ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. above average shape with mid-volume gallery of color image between p. 102-103. few specks on head-edge, only. 207 pp. ISBN# 0525247572.
London, New York: Verso, 1997. First printing. Octavo. VG in VG- dust jacket. Red spine with white lettering. Two small shelf-wear rubbing scuffs to front cover. The same to front dust jacket panel. Dust jacket and covers generally clean otherwise. Binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. With a foreword by Tariq Ali, translated by Khalid Hasan. 241pp. Shelved in Asian studies India/Pakistan subsection.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1980. first edition. VG+/VG. Squarish 4to in blue cloth boards. DJ is wraparound multicolor image, spine is red, blue, violet, and white, title on spine in white. Some light wear to bottom edge of boards. DJ ha light general shelf and edgewear, residue from removed price sticker to front, DJ now in protective mylar sleeve. Binding lightly shaken though intact. Remainder mark to fore edge of textblock, bottom fore edge of textblock lightly rubbed. Many color images of Appel's paintings. 191 pp. Oversized book. May require additional postage for Expedited/International shipping. Shelved ARTS (German, Scandinavian).
New York: The Dial Press, 2001. First edition. Octavo, 309pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. ------Spine is white with black text and floral trim. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is bright and clean. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. Inscribed to Washington Post editor Robert Kaiser, on the half-title page.
Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1969. Quarto; VG/VG; Bright salmon orange spine with white and black text. DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, tiny closed tear on rear; Boards have age toned edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has light wear on edges, foxing on end papers and paste downs, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 343; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1972. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. much yellowed DJ spine with red and black titling. gently worn at tip and tail, with adjacent gray panels sunned minorly along edges and gently bumped at its corners. mild salmon pink clothbound HB with silver and gray spine titles. gently bumped corners, abrading to panel edges is slight. ivory textblock interior, with no marks or writing. 420 pp. ISBN# 674659058.
London: John Murray, 1883. Second Edition. Octavo; spine blue w/gold txt, some wear and aging, fraying at edges; boards firm & clean for all 3 volumes; binding, all three have loose hinges, vol. 1 slightly separating from headband, otherwise in good cond.; pages have wear and foxing of pgs. & text board in all 3 volumes, otherwise in very good shape for age. Vol.1 515pp; Vol. 2 466pp; Vol. 3 483pp. Overweight: may require additional postage for expedited/international orders.
London: Andre Deutsch, 1989. First edition. Octavo. VG in VG- dust jacket. Orange spine with black and white lettering. DJ protected in plastic encasement and exhibits only minor shelf-wear. Covers clean, binding intact. Small discoloring smudge to lower corner of text block, otherwise text block edges clean. Owner emboss to the half-title page and final text page. Text of pages age-toned but clean and free of markings. 413pp.
USA: Albert W. Atwood, c. 1961. Privately Printed. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. heavy reading creases, with concave wraps spine form usage and exposure the spine has black uppercase title and full author. tan discoloration thickly borders the front/ear softcover around the bold black uppercase title, center-panel flourish and full author beneath. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. stamped by author lower on title page. clear ivory interior pages, margins show no discoloration nor marginal markings. suitable reading copy, clear interior. 291 pp.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. 1974. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is grey with black and red text; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, creasing to edges, age-toning, 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, label on front free-end paper, age-toning, content is clear; pp 250.
Boston: Wells & Lilly, 1828. Octavo;G-/no-DJ; Spine is cocked, notably discolored from aging, cloth is torn down to the text block, label has decayed, title no longer readable; Boards are in tact, major shelf/edge wear, chipping, scratches, staining and rubbing, creasing on front and back paste-downs; Text block is age toned, major spotting/ foxing throughout, some pages are loosened from binding but are all attached, all text is legible; pp 520. Shelve upstairs, on shelf next to copier.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Ex libris: Black and gray spine with white text: DJ is clean with general shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, light rubbing to edges, bumping to head of spine: Textblock is clean, deckled along fore edge, front free page has previous owner's name and address in ink, title pages is inscribed by the author to that owner, else clean: First Edition: 770 pp.
New York, NY. Harcourt Brace & World, Inc. 1968. OCTAVO; VG-/GOOD+; dj, Black Spine w/ Orange Text; HB; Orange Cloth Spine w/ Black Text; Ex Libris, Inscribed & Signed By Author; Shelf Wear w/ Bumping; Text block, Clean; 206pp.; Illus., B&W Photos; dj, Slight Rubbing, Chipping, Small Creases, Slight Stains; Spine. Slight Rubbing.
New York, NY. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc. 1971. First Edition. OCTAVO; VG/VG-; dj, White Spine w/ Orange & Pink Text; HB; Purple Cloth Spine w/ Gilt Text; Ex Libris, Inscribed & Signed By Author; Shelf Wear w/ Bumping; Text block, Clean; 233pp.; dj, Slight Rubbing, Slight Creases, Slight Stains; Spine, Slight Rubbing, Small Stain.
Berkeley Springs, West Virginia: Walsworth Publishing Company, 1978. Reprint, Facsimile Reproduction. 8vo. VG/VG. light ivory DJ, spine titling aligned down center spine in black lettering. illustration at center of jacket front between enlarged titling with details of the original printing and its reissue.DJ under clear protective cover. navy clothbound HB with tiny stamped gilt type, worn ends and outer corner points. SIGNED BY NEWBRAUGH ON RIGHT FEP. ivory facsimile sheets, lettering in black small with no marks/writing. just head-edge is foxed lightly with smooth ivory fore-edge and tail. 349 pp. + epilogue (vii).