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New-York: The Century Co., 1886. Hardcover. 3/4 black leather bound marbled boards with leather to spine heavily chipped and corners worn. Both boards are detached, although the textblock remains very tight. Interior is very clean, no foxing, browning or staining. Charmingly illustrated throughout. Filled w/wonderful stories and poems. 480 pp. Periodicals. PER/9153. Good.
Paris: Edward W. Titus, 1931. Paperback. Paper Wrappers. Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Grey cloth wrappers with title to spine and front panel. Wrappers are heavily chipped along edges and spine. One inch of spine panel along foot is missing. Front panel is detached, but present. Interior is very clean and includes stories, poetry, & essays. Index, 755 pp. PER/062204. Good.
[Breckinridge House], 1972. Paperback. Created and distributed by students living in a residence hall called Breckinridge House (possibly on the campus of Ohio University). This is a typed collection of poetry and prose written by Harry Goldwater, Kathy Schreckengost, Carol Freed, Joe Petkus, and Paul Bernstein. Side stapled with light blue paper covers and black title to front cover. Minor fading to edges of covers. Slight toning to margins, but clean overall. Size: thin quarto. Unpaginated [14 pages] PER/011117. Very Good.
East Aurora: The Roycrofters, 1902. Paper Wrappers. 8vo. "Distributed by the Chicago Heights Lumber Co. for the Benefit of those who care to read." Beige paper wrappers with black & orange printing to front panel. Several minor creases to top corner of front panel. Minor soiling to rear panel. Pages are unopened. Interior is very clean. Tight binding. MOR/010405. Very Good.
New York: The Century Co., 1909. Hardcover. Very good original red cloth boards, lavishly decorated with extremely bright gilt & black stamping to cover and spine (spine is lightly dulled). Boards are unusually bright and clean with beveled edges. There is wear / rubbing to corners, edges, and spine ends. Inside hinges are starting but overall textblock is quite strong. Clean, unmarked interior. Profusely illustrated, including full-color and b/w illustrations by W. W. Denslow. Periodicals. PER/10013. Very Good.
New York: Israel Post, 1845. Hardcover. Embellished with the finest steel and mezzotint engravings, music and colored fashions. Very good in three quarter brown leather with brown cloth covered boards. Four raised bands, gilt title, gilt date, and modest gilt decoration to spine. Rubbing and light soiling to boards and wear to edges. Pencil inscription from previous owner to front endpage. Two engravings (possibly cut from the magazine?) are pasted down to the endpages. Does not include any colored plates and only includes 2 of the engraved black and white plates (plus 2 that may have been cut out and pasted onto endpages). Marbled endpages. Foxing throughout. Periodicals. PER508281. Very Good.
London: Offices of the Institute of Transport, 1932. Paperback. Volume 13, Number 3. January 1932. Includes articles on English port ownership by Ross Johnson, diesel engines in road transport by F.E. Crooke, development of commercial aviation by C.A. Barnard, and competition in transport by Arnold Plant. Fine in side stapled brown paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Clean and bright. 160 pages plus 8 pages of advertisements. PER/121013. Fine.
New York: Sheldon and Company, 1872. Hardcover. Includes 2 articles by Henry James, chapters from Trollope's 'The Eustace Diamonds', Correspondence by Turgenoff, 'Romance of the Negro' by Pollard, and "About Barbers" by Mark Twain (page 283). Ex-library from Peoria. Rear board detached but present. Black leather spine and corners over dark green marbled paper covered boards. Gilt title to spine. Heavy wear and chipping to spine and edges of boards. Clean interior with red pen to title page. A good reading copy only. 882 pages. PER/052119. Good.
Bel Air, MD: John Carroll School, 2000-2001. Hardcover. Folio. Very good in black cloth boards with brown leatherette spine and gilt title to spine and front cover. Light soiling and smudging to covers but clean overall. Clean, bright interior. Tears to edges of a few pages. Unpaginated. Each issue is 12 to 16 pages in length. MD/031115. Very Good.
New York: George H. Colton, 1851. Hardcover. Includes articles on female poets, Hungary, a critical review of John Keat's "Hyperion", the presidential election of 1852, Wordsworth, poetry, and much more. Bound in three-quarter black leather with marbled paper covered boards, titled in gilt on the spine with raised bands. Rubbing and wear to boards, corners, spine, and edges. Large chip to head of spine. Minor foxing to interior and browning to pages. Marbled endpapers. Lacks engravings. 546 pages. PER/061418. Very Good.
New York: Harper's Magazine, 1911. Paperback. Includes an article about Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine (pages 42 - 53). Also includes "The Same Boat" by Kipling, a poem "Night in a Suburb" by Thomas Hardy, and "The Fur Jacket" by Whistler (engraved on wood from the original painting). Ex-library with stamp to front cover. Bound in red paper wrappers with spine reinforced with tan cloth and hand lettered "December 1911." Chipping and wear to edges of wrappers. Interior of rear wrapper has been reinforced along some edges with cloth. Clean, bright interior with many illustrations. 162 pages plus ads. PER/041219. Very Good.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1891. Paperback. SCARCE. G+ in wrapsoff white paper wrappers. Tape repair to spine. Spine mostly chipped away. Rear wrapper missing. Chipping and creasing to edges of wrappers and first and last few pages. Minor foxing and browning throughout. Text is clean and bright. A large section of ads and new publications preceding novel. Ad for Julien Gordon's novel, "Vampires," which was to appear in the next issue of the magazine, on front wrapper. Periodicals. PER1/3152. Good +.