Paris: Librairie D'Amerique et D'Orient Adrien Maisonneuve, 1980. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Black spine with gilt text; Cloth has slightly age toned exterior with light soiling, but otherwise strong and sturdy panels; Text block has slight wear on edges, otherwise clean and intact pages; deckled fore edge; pp 160. French text. Shelved in aisle 7.
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Roma: L'ERMA DI BRETSCHNEIDER, 1961. First edition. Three Large Octavos; VG-/no-DJ; Red spines with gilt text on black block; 3 Volumes; Boards are slightly rubbed on exterior with minor edge wear and strong, sturdy and intact panels; Text blocks have darkened slightly due to age and handling with deckled fore edges and tight bindings; pp 1306. Italian language. Aisle 7 on sales floor. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Berlin: Walter De Gruyter & Co., 1940. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Red with gilt text; Cloth has slightly sunned and rubbed panels with light wear and minor edge wear; Text block shows slight toning and wear on edges due to age and handling with name of former owner on title page, otherwise clean and intact pages; pp 667. German text. Shelved in aisle 7.
Boston: Printed by Manning & Loring, 1797. 8vo., 300pp.; VG-; bound in brown leather, spine has red label and gilt lettering; moderate wear to boards, including scratches, scuffing, and rubbing; foxing, age-toning, and mild water-marks to interior; name written on ffep, dated 1801; lower edges of hinges beginning to split; TG consignment; shelved case 1.
Wittebergae: J. W. Fincelii, 1650. Two octavo volumes bound as one; 560 pp + index (volume I) and 360pp (volume II). The Sauberti volume was published in Altodorfii in 1694. Bound in later eighteenth century calf, gilt-decorated, with five raised bands, leather spine label. Engraved frontispieces. VG, rubbed at hinges and spine ends. Interior clean and tight. Texts in Latin and German. Consignment. Shelved in Case #4.
1839. Published about 1839. Large folio (33.5 x 46 cm) engravings of paintings numbered 730 through 947(most, but not all, appear) bound in marbled boards with leather spines with gilt titles. There is no volume index or table of contents, Condition is Very Good, with much shelfwear to edges of covers, leather gone from corners, but otherwise tight, bright and with very little to no foxing. shelved front door bookcase.
1839. Published about 1839. Large folio (33.5 x 46 cm), unpaginated, engravings of paintings numbered 2226 through 2686(most, but not all, appear) bound in marbled boards with leather spines with gilt titles. There is no volume index or table of contents, Condition is Very Good, with much shelfwear to edges of covers, leather gone from corners, a chip starting at top of spine, but otherwise tight, bright and with very little to no foxing. Shelve Front door case.
Wien: Josef Belf, 1935. 16mo; good+/none; tan marbled spine with gilt lettering; professionally rebound with new boards and endpapers; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 79 pp.; illus.; medium toning and foxing; else very good; ---TEXT IN HEBREW AND GERMAN. Consignment. Shelved in Case #4.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1856. Thick Octavo; pp 864; Poor/no-DJ; 3/4 bound dark brown leather spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; gilt scroll rule bordering leather; rare; cloth shows some staining to front; severely rubbed edges; noticeable wear to joints, mostly to front joint; text block shows age toned exterior edges; staining and foxing to endpapers; cracked front gutter, exposing binding; blue marbled endpapers; illustrated; light foxing to some pages, otherwise interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to ffep.
Neaulme & Compagnie, France: A Lahaye, 1755. G+. 4to in brown leather boards, title on spine in gilt (as "PEUPLE DE DIEU"), spine has 5 raised bands. Wear to boards; edges rubbed, cracking to leather along hinges, top corners and bottom rear corner frayed, light general wear otherwise to boards. Original boards, but binding repaired with new endpages. Text in French.
Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1808. Fourth Philadelphia Edition. 4to., 1080, 72 pages; G; bound in contemporary brown leather, paneled spine with faded gilt lettering; cracking on spine; chipping to head and tail of spine, rubbing to boards, corners, edges; age-toning and foxing to the interior; with 31 engraved plates and maps, plate opposed page 922 has had most of the margins removed, but the image is intact, lacking half of the frontispiece plate; bookplate and library discard stamp on front pastedown, no other library markings; first title page reads 1804, others read 1808; A study bible, made specifically with notes, maps, extra texts, and indices to enable the reader to more easily cross-reference and build context.; shelved case 4.
New York: Hinds and Noble Publishers, 1897. King James Version and the Revised Version. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Dark black-green spine with gold text; covers are mostly clean with some moderate edgewear along the spine but otherwise minor edgewear; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong but hinge is slightly loose; foxing on the front pastedown, back pastedown, front free end page, and back free end page; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 403.
Napoli: Editoriale Scientifica, 1983. Facsimile Limited Edition, #289/500. Two volumes. Quarto; xxxii, 330; xv, 446 pp. Quarter vellum, cloth boards, publisher's original slipcase. Facsimile of the work originally published in 1753. VG, clean and tight, no markings. Some slight age-toning to vellum; one small flaw to velum on front of Volume I. Slipcase somewhat soiled. Shelve above Italy.
Tokyo: 1937. Quarto. VG/no DJ - paperback; Green spine with gold text; covers are mostly clean but some slightly rubbed edges and multiple creases; some darkened age-toning of the covers as well; front pastedown and front free end page have a few minor tears; binding is strong; fore-edge is age-toned; textblock is age-toned and has foxing. Pp. 1227.
Paris: 1912-1919. Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text on red bar; Boards are fragile with moderately rubbed spine and cracking along spine at gutters, rubbed & slightly fraying edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with slight foxing on first few pages, otherwise unmarked pages throughout. French language. Aisle 7.
Paris: 1920. Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text on red bar; Boards are fragile with taped toward head edge across spine and cracking along spine at gutters, rubbed & slightly fraying edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with otherwise unmarked pages throughout. French language. Aisle 7.
Paris: 1921. Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text on red bar; Boards are fragile with heavy wear on spine and cracking along spine at gutters, rubbed & slightly fraying edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with otherwise unmarked pages throughout. French language. Aisle 7.
Washington, DC: Printed by A. Boyd Hamilton, 1852. First edition. Folio; (2), 159 pp., printed on rectos only. Three large folding maps, backed with linen. Original three-quarter calf, brown boards, gilt spine lettering, rebacked, with original spine laid down. VG, boards rubbed, particularly at spine and corners. Some scattered foxing. Ink notation on title page: "This book corrected and revised for M.G. Emery, Alderman 4th Ward by W. Forsyth, Surveyor, 10th Feb. 1857." Facing the title page is a handwritten list of squares added or corrected, 32 squares in total. Elaborate cartographic survey of the District. Shelve in Case #1.
Paris: Lemarchand, 1802. new edition. 12mos. in light brown leather; Good; 5-band spines with gold letters and burgundy frame; some amount of shelf wear mostly on spine and edges; binding strong; previous owner's tiny seal on title page; frontispiece portrait loose; paper faded and foxed, text clean in tight print; in FRENCH; shelved in France section.
Moline: John Deere, 1929. Third edition. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Blue spine with black text; covers are clean with minimal edgewear; boards are strong and clean; foxing is on the front pastedown, back pastedown, front free end page, and back free end page; binding is strong; foxing on the fore-edge; textblock is clean but creases noted on the last couple of pages. Pp. 192.
Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences- National Research Council, 1959. first edition. VG+. Two short 4tos (10" tall) in blue cloth boards, titles on spine in silver. No DJs as issued. Light bumping to bottom corners of first volume, vol II has light staining to front. Spines of both lightly age-toned. Very minor marking to textblocks, previous owner's signature on front endpage of both vols, pages otherwise clean. Pagination continues across vols. 1635 pp. Shelve Locked- LAFCADIO.
Cuoira: S. Benedict, 1833. First. 12mo; good+/none; dark brown cloth spine with no text and raised bands; quarter-bound w/brown marbled boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 294 pp.; all edges, red sprinkling; light toning and foxing; else very good; ---TEXT IN ROMISH [ROMAUNSCH]; ---[First published text in this language]. Shelved Aisle 7.
New York: Printed by James Parker, 1767. 8vo., 479pp., 148pp.; G+; contemporary leather binding, spine paneled brown leather, top three of six panels have significant amount of leather gone, showing binding underneath; back board splitting from text but still attached, missing leather continues from spine onto back bard, upper quadrant next to spine missing leather; text good with some individual foxing stains; 479 pages of hymns, followed by 148 pages including 143 pages of text, title page and verso, statement of purpose of the printing and a page containing musical scales for individuals desirous of participating in singing the hymns; Inscription by Jacob R. Hardenburgh on ffep attesting to the books purchase for the use of the Bedminster Congregation dated 1774 with later inscriptions by two other church members. Hardenburgh was the first appointed President of Queen's College (Rutgers University); EH consignment; shelved case 3.
1844. 12mo., unpaginated; VG; bound in brown leather, gilt tooling to front and rear covers; spine has been repaired, and is now brown leather with no lettering or tooling; title page is an elaborate blue, red, and gilt page; 15-line naskh, signed al-Buruduri, of the pupils od al-Hajji Ahmad al-Fawzi, dated A.H. 1260; text in Arabic; NA consignment; shelved case 3.
New York, Philadelphia, London: various, see descr. below, 1879-1886. First Edition, magazine format. Octavo ("The Sunbeam," ("Picture Lesson Paper," "Illustrated Fly-Leaves"), Folio ("Sabbath School Visitor"). Newspaper magazine format. G. 2ff single-sheet inserts, profusely illustrated with beautiful steel-plate engravings. "The Sunbeam" (Philadelphia, Presbyterian Board of Education, earlier pub. dates not stated, final date: Jul 19, 1885)- each issue composed of large steel-plate illustration on front, followed by 2-3 stories and an "our bible lesson" section on rear page [VI- 304; VII- 313,315,318,319,321-328,331 (2x),333,337,338,344,346-349,353,361; VIII- 362-368,370-372,374,378,379 (1ff only),382,383,385,386,388,390,396,398,401,402,404,406-408,410,412,413; IX- 1,3,7-14,17,20-24,25 (2x),26,27,28 (2x),29,31-33,35-39,40 (2x),41-43,45-52; X- 2,3,4; XI- 29]. "Picture Lesson Paper" (New York, Phillips & Hunt, Mar 1882-May 1885)- each issue with large engraving on front, followed by "Berean Leaflet" section of Bible study and several children's stories with Biblical Allegory [XIII- 11,27,43; XIV- 1,13,14,19; XV- 39,44; XVI- 1C,1D,2A,2C,2D,3A,4A,4C,5D]. "Sabbath School Visitor" (Philadelphia, Presbyterian Board of Education, John A. Black, pub., Sep 1979-Mar 1886)- each folio-size issue with long story on front, generally in the adventure genre, with a large steel-plate engraving centered in the middle of the text block, followed by several short and medium-length, stories, all with Biblical allegory [XXX- 36,XXXII- 10; XXXV- 18,19,20; XXXVI- 4,14,18,19,21,22; XXXVII- 6]; "Illustrated Fly-Leaves" (London, S. W. Partridge & Co., pub. date not stated)- every page ruled with margins with quotes from Psalms, Isaiah, Chronicles, John, Luke, and Corinthians, large engraving on front, followed by 4pp. allegorical story [No. 61 only]. Moderate to heavy age wear to all issues, creasing and toning to fragile newspaper sheets. Some issues, especially of "The Sunbeam," detached along spine or middle creases. Pictures of several issues neatly colored in. Occasional child and adult writing on several issues. Each set of magazines in separate protective plastic sleeve. Overall, in Good condition, considering the nature and the age of this rare, ephemeral material. Shelved in Locked Cabinet 2/3, "Beatrix."
Washington: Thomas H. Ford, 1860. First Edition. Tall quarto; 358, (41) pp. Rebound in modern cloth, with leather spine and leather spine label. With 70 color plates; lacking two of the three folding maps at rear; the third is present but has a longitudinal tear halfway through the middle. Foxing to interior and many of the plates. Good copy only; Shelved in Case # 4.
Wien: Akademie der Wissenschaften; Kais. Kon. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1861. Serial. [Translation: MEETING REPORTS OF THE IMPERIAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES; MATHEMATICS AND NATURAL SCIENCES CLASSE] Octavo; good+/wraps; green spine with black text, perfect-bound; ex libris, signature, Absolon [author-surgeon, NIH]; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; pp. 213-266; illus., 4 plates; light toning and foxing; spine, split starts; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN. Shelve in Ephemera Box E.
Sydney: Frederick Berndt & Co., 1890. Small Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Black spine on concertina binding, without text; Cloth is slightly sunned and lightly scratched exterior with moderately rubbed edges, but otherwise unmarked with sturdy panels; Text block has slight age toning on pages and light foxing on pastedowns with pages detached from binding, but still present. Aisle 7.
ca. 1890. Small octavo; G/no-DJ; red spine, no text; cover has corner wear, wrinkling along spine, some age discoloration, back board is separated but front is fully attached; textblock is age toned, map folds out completely in one piece, all pages strongly attached, front pastedown is starting to peel from board but is still strongly attached, a few pages have small closed tears.
New York; London: The Century Co.; Frederick Warne & Co., 1911. Quarto; g/none; HB, brown leather spine with raised bands and gilt text, half bound with black boards; heavy shelf wear and bumping, toning to spine, boards rubbed and frayed, hinges cracked and weakened, chipping to leather on spine, front cover detatched yet present, HB now in clear plastic cover, toning to end pages and page edges, occasional staining and tearing to end pages, occasional pages partially torn from text block, but fully present, text block clean; pp 579-1152; photographs and illustrations; else very good.
New York; London: The Century Co., 1910. Quarto; g/none; HB, black leather spine with raised bands and gilt text, half bound with black boards; heavy shelf wear and bumping, toning to spine, boards rubbed and frayed, hinges cracked and weakened, heavy chipping to leather on spine, HB now in clear plastic cover, occasional staining to page edges, occasional pages partially torn from text block but present, toning to end pages and page edges, text block clean; 576 pp; photographs and illustrations; else very good.
New York; London: The Century Co., 1906. Quarto; g/none; HB, brown leather spine with raised bands and gilt text, half bound with black boards; heavy shelf wear and bumping, toning to spine, boards rubbed and frayed, spot staining to boards, hinges cracked and weakened, heavy chipping to leather on spine, HB now in clear plastic cover, occasional staining to page edges, toning to end pages and page edges, text block clean; 576 pp; photographs and illustrations; else very good.
London: William Pickering, 1836. 16mo; vg/none; black cloth spine with gilt lettering; quarter-bound w/red boards; ex libris, Norton, Charles Eliot [1827-1908], bookplate; minor shelf wear and bumping, small square yellow sticker on front cover; text block, clean; unpaginated, [xiv], 44 pp., uncut; some engravings and text figures; light toning; minor chipping and wear; rubbed; else very good; --NORTON: Harvard graduate, first Harvard professor, History of Art; businessman and literati; journalist, editor, co-founder of the Archaeological Institute of America; of the Dante Club with Lowell, and Longfellow; befriended also Thomas Carlyle, John Ruskin, Edward FitzGerald; and Leslie Stephen; taught James Loeb who created the Loeb Editions; and was honored with the Charles Eliot Norton Memorial Lectureship ; and the Charles Eliot Norton Professorship of Poetry . Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera box B.
London: Young Ladies' Journal, n.d. Serial. Quarto; good- condition; brown leather spine with gilt titles and faux banding; half-bound w/darker brown boards; ex libris, signature; major shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 832 pp.; illus., vignettes, fashions, music scores; age-toning; some edges folded, closed tears; binding, shaken; split starts, hinges and joints; all edges and corners, chipping, wear, and scars. there are two pages that also appear to have material removed from them; else good.
London: Printed for A. Miller, 1755. First Edition. 8vo., 182pp.; G+; housed in a gray folding case, itself housed within a gray slipcase, white label on spine; lacking spine; dark gray paper boards, moderate damage to edges of both boards, rear board detached; small stamp on upper fore corner of ffep; some crinkling to lower edge, minor crinkling to fore edge; interior clean and in VG condition; GP consignment; Shelved upstairs, on rare/exp bookshelf in upstairs rear offices area.
London: C. Dilly and John Stockdale, 1787/1788. Volumes Two and Three of the First London Editions. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG-; spines paneled brown leather, red label with gilt lettering; BOTH VOLUMES HAVE BEEN TAMPERED WITH. The volume number on the title pages have been partially scraped off, so that one 'I' was removed from each, rendering the appearance of 'Vol. II.' to read 'Vol. I.', and 'Vol. III.' to read 'Vol. II.'. This is the only tampering with in these volumes that we have noticed.; spines newly rebound, previous brown leather boards present; moderate wear and soiling to boards, including some rounding to corners, chipping to leather; small stamp of a name to ffep; volume 2 has some water damage, primarily to upper for corner, and extending along the upper edge for the beginning of the volume, reached page number, but does not reach body of text; no underlining or markings to text; page 381/382 of volume 2 is torn, with the fore margin missing, none of the body of text is impacted, although the numbering in the margins is missing, page number present; minimal foxing, with what little there is sparse and faint; While newly rebound, both volumes are mislabeled on the spine. Volume 2 reads '1', and Volume 3 reads '2'. MK consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: The Century Co., 1928. First edition. Octavo in light green embossed hardcover; Good+ condition; gold letters on spine; covers with moderate soiling and general slight fraying; ex-library copy with stamps, seal and plate; inscription inside front cover; strong binding; color frontispiece drawing has small open tear at bottom; age-toned paper clean; text clean; pp. 407; a scarce copy from the Turkish novelist and political leader for human rights; SHELVED IN AISLE 7.
Ankara: Turk Tarih Kurumu Basimevi, 1978. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Brown spines with black spine labels and gilded text, labels read "Xth Congress Ankara-Izmir 1973"; Rebound in hardcover with original paperback front covers inside, paperback covers have light edge wear and rubbing and a few small creases, boards are straight and strong, bindings strong; Textblocks very lightly age toned, interiors clean; Vol. I: pp. 1 - 590, Vol. II: pp. 593 - 1198, Vol. III: 360 pp. plates; Texts in English, German, French, and Italian. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Ruremundt: Iohan Hompes, 1620. First Edition. Quarto, , 399 pages; G-; bound in contemporary vellum, worn or broken ties to fore edge; rear cover replaced with early untreated calf-skin, some repair from similar time-frame; moderate soiling and wrinkling to vellum, repair patch to middle of front cover; spine bent inwards, causing the entire text block to extend; with half-title with ink writing on upper halfl ; lacking engraved title page; occasional marginalia; some wear to page edges; Text in Dutch; TL consignment Shelve in bookshelf near stairs on sales floor.
Istanbul: Zaman Kitaphanesi, 1932. Octavo; unpaginated. Illustrated with sixty hand-colored engravings. Bilingual Turkish/English edition. Reprint of the 1814 English edition. Somewhat later modern three quarter cloth, marbled boards, gilt spine lettering (in Turkish). VG. Clean and tight, no markings. Some rubbing to bottom of front board. Previous owner's neat ink stamp on front endpaper. Unpaginated.
London: S & J Fuller, (1816). First edition. Quarto. With illustrated title page and 18 full page hand-colored plates by Henry Alken. Somewhat later half-leather over marbled boards. Some rubbing to spine and extremities; scattered foxing, age-toning and smudging to interior; hinge starting at midpoint of book; good solid copy. TJ Consignment. Shelved upstairs, on rare/exp bookshelf in upstairs rear offices area.
Boston: L.C. Page & Company, 1902. 12mo; G/no-DJ; Beige spine with gilt text; 2 volumes; Cloths have sunned spines and head edges v. 1 has light moisture staining along front joint going towards rear panel and rear tail edge as well as lightly on rear panel of v. 2, otherwise slight edge wear with strong & sturdy panels; Text blocks have lightly age toned exterior edges with previous owner's name on front pastedowns and light moisture staining at tail edges of first few pages of both volumes, binding is good; pp 479. Shelved in aisle 7.
Berlino: Ridolfo Decker, 1862. Quarto. 725 pages; G+ condition; bound in red leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling; boards have double-ruled borders, inner gilt dentelles, single gilt edge-roll; top edge of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; front board loose but present; frontispiece with tissue-guard; small scrapes to front board; scraping along lower edge of boards; mild shelfwear, primarily to corners, hinges; astrological map pasted on second front free endpaper; text in ITALIAN; Shelved on bookshelf near stairs on sales floor Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
New York: Brentano's, 1924. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, age toned spine, bumping on corners, rubbing to edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on top edges, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 341.