Books on Books
New York: D. Appleton and Company, Reprint, 1912, hardcover with cloth backed boards, octavo, 342pp., illustrated in b&w. Book VG with mild wear to spine ends and corners, boards rubbed, binding tight, text clean and unmarked with toning throughout, dust to edges of text block. No DJ.
Pittsburgh: Carnegie Institute of Technology, Limited edition, one of 300 copies, 1929, hardcover with cloth backed boards, octavo, 41pp., not illustrated. Book ex-library with only indicator being a small stamp to rear pastedown; otherwise book VG+ with mild wear to spine ends and corners, binding tight, text clean bright and...
Oak Knoll Press, 1992, Edition not stated. Hardcover, with Dust Jacket. Condition rates as Fine, in a Fine Dust Jacket.
London: The Bibliographical Society, 2013. Hardcover. Like new. 185 pp. Illustrated.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, First Edition. c.1927. Hardcover. Cloth spine, paper backed boards, paper spine label. 8vo. 190pp. Very Good. Spine darkened, some wear at corners, light rubbing to edges, previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown.
New York: The Vendome Press, First edition, 1997. Large quarto, hardcover in dust jacket, 288 pp., heavily illustrated (much in color), clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, a bit of age-toning to some pages, light edgewear to the dust jacket. Dust jacket housed in archival...
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004 Hardcover, with Dust Jacket. Condition rates as Fine, in a Fine Dust Jacket.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, First edition, no date--ca. 1930. Cloth hardcover, 300 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, discoloration to the outer pages and the page-edges, a bit of rubbing to the edges of the book's covers, no dust jacket.
Cambridge: Privately Printed, First edition, 1974, hardcover with cloth backed boards, octavo, 40pp., illustrated in color and b&w. Book ex-library with plate and stamp to front pastedown, stamp and number to copyright page, otherwise fine with handsome boards showing minor wear to spine ends and corners, binding tight, text clean...
Cambridge: Privately Printed, First printing, 1959, paperback with sewn binding, small octavo, 16pp., not illustrated. Book ex-library with only indication being a plate to inside front panel, otherwise near fine with general age toning. No DJ.
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, First American edition, 1969, hardcover with gray cloth boards in dust jacket, quarto, 398pp., illustrated in color. Book near fine with handsome boards and tight binding, text clean and unmarked but generally toned throughout. DJ VG+ with rubbing, mild edgewear. THIS LARGE, HEAVY BOOK MAY...
West yorkshire: The British Library, First Edition. c.1994. Hardcover. Blue cloth. 8vo. 175pp. Near Fine in Near Fine price-clipped dustjacket. Gift inscription on flyleaf. Mild general shelfwear to dustjacket.
London: Hamilton, Adams, and Co. 1889. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in blue cloth. 350pp. Very good. Chipping to spine ends. Sunning to spine and head of front board. Foxing to endpapers. Contents are unmarked. A compendium of text from comical Victorian and Georgian chapbooks, including such titles as 'The Comical...
London: Edward Moxon, 1854. Later edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in half leather and marbled boards, with gilt title and decorative gilt spine. 578pp. with engraved frontis of D'Israeli, engraved title page, and a fold out fac-simile of the manuscript for Alexander Pope's translations of Homer. Very good. Rubbing to boards and...
London: Edward Moxon, 1856. Later edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in half leather with marbled boards, gilt title and decorative gilt spine. 484pp. with engraved title page. Very good. Rubbing to boards and shelf wear to corners. Evidence of previous repair to front hinge. Armorial Book plate of former owner (John Edge)...
London: Marks & Co. 1928, Edition not stated. Edition not stated. Softcover, stapled binding, in Very Good condition, with light shelf wear and light handling soil to the exterior. Also, the cover is detached.
Boston: David R. Godine, First edition, 1986. Quarto, cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 256 pp., heavily illustrated (much in color), clean unmarked text, Very Good copy in Very Good dust jacket, a bit of bowing to the covers, owner's signature on the front flyleaf, minor age-toning to the dust jacket...
Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1964. Second printing. Hardcover, 8vo. in red cloth, without dust jacket. 94pp. plus 30 p. plates, one folding plate. Very good. Blunting to spine ends, ownership signature to front flyleaf. Internally bright and unmarked.