Munich: Verlag von Fr. Bassermann, 1924. Hardcover. With 1500 illustrations. Anniversary edition. Very good in light grey cloth boards with red title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of boards and a few small chips to spine ends. Clean, bright interior with minor browning to margins. Filled with Busch's cartoons. In German. Size: Large quarto. 355 pages. GER/081904. Very Good.
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Stuttgart: Frieder. Bassermann'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung. Hardcover. Near mint red volume with gilt title in illustrated, vg slipcase (some fading and edge wear). Pages are bright, with tipped-in plates of Busch's paintings; commentary in German; his comics in the second half. Excellent condition; 403 pp. German Art. ART/9262. Near Fine.
Editions Le Sycomore, (1980). Paperback. 8vo. White paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper and to spine. Light foxing to wrapper. Residue to rear wrapper where original price sticker was. Light foxing to several pages throughout though text remains clean and bright. IN FRENCH. 198 pages. Spanish History. SPA/030111. Very Good.
Nancy: Editions Serpenoise, Presses Universitaires de Nancy, (1991). Hardcover. 4to. Near fine in olive green cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Stamp to front free end page and to copyright page. Slight yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Red and white illustrated dust jacket with white and black title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear and rubbing to dust jacket. Index, 231 pages. IN FRENCH. FREHIS/110215. Near Fine.
Paris: Librairie Militaire, 1846. Hardcover. Good+ in black cloth covered boards with gilt title to brown title label on spine. Soiling to front board and spine. Minor bumping to edges. Marbled end pages. Damp stain to bottom edge almost every page, about 1.5 inches upwards from the bottom edge and branching one inch outwards. This does not Affect the text which is clean and bright. 229 pages. French Language. FRE211011. Good+.
San Francisco: Cameron and Company, (1980). Hardcover. Oblong 4to. Near fine in very good white illustrated dust jacket with gilt title to front panel and black title to spine. Minor rubbing and one small closed tear to rear panel of dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright and filled with full color photographic illustrations. 159 pages. ENGHIS/030712. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, (1974). Hardcover. 4to. Very good in very good illustrated and price clipped dust jacket with yellow title to front panel and white title to red spine panel. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 141 pages. ENGMON/032212. Very Good / Very Good.
Stuttgart: K. Thienemanns. Hardcover. Very good- in brownpaper covered boards with illustration to front board. This book has been expertly rebacked with blue cloth. The original spine has been pasted down on top of the modern material. Rubbing to boards and soiling to rear board. Wear to spine ends and corners. Spine rolled. Minor smudging and browning to margins of several pages. Pen markings to a few pages. Text is overall clean and bright with chromolithographic plates by Hoffmann. Text in German fraktur. 176 pages. GER112071. Very Good -.
Ulm, Germany: Johann Reger. This is a full-page incunabula leaf woodblock print with caption in Latin on paper from the "Rhodiorum Historia or History" of Rhodes by Guillelmi Caoursin which is one of the few incunabula that mentions the Order of St. John. Johann Reger printed it in the German city of Ulm in 1496. The leaf measures 274 x 194 mm with a 212 x 125 mm print entitled: "Beorius to be Hung." The verso contains 29 lines of Gothic script printed single column in Latin. (Hain 4368). Framed. #2029. Fine.
New York: Farar, Straus & Company, (1964). First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Very good+ in black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. A few light spots of soiling to exterior. Previous owner's name to front paste down. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 466 pages. English History. ENGHIST05/0522. Very Good.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1897. Hardcover. Volume V ONLY from the 30 Volume set of The Works of Carlyle. Centenary Edition. Very good in full dark blue leather with gilt and red title to spine. The word "Summerfield" has been titled in gilt to the front board. Six compartments to spine with elaborate gilt decoration. Minor rubbing to joints and light fading to spine. Full marbled edges and marbled end pages. Gilt and blind-stamped tooling to edges of boards. Clean, bright interior with frontispiece. Signed by previous owner with date of 1898. Beautiful binding. 255 pages. HIS/012909. Very Good.
Canton, PA: Kirgate Press, 1903. Hardcover. Very good in green cloth covered boards with paper title label on spine. Browning to spine and to boards around the edges. Rubbing to edges and hinges. Minor toning to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright. Front interior hinge is starting but binding remains tight. 142 pages. Books on Books. BOB11041. Very Good.
Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 1958. Paperback. Text in French and Italian. Includes black and white reproductions of images of demons in art by artists such as Hieronymus Bosch, Pieter Bruegel, Lucas Cranach, Albrecht Durer, Mathias Grunewald, Pieter Huys, Nikolaus Manuel Deutsch, and more. Tan paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. Pages are unopened. Occasional spots of foxing. A few minor splits to binding, but overall in very good condition. In red dust jacket with black title to spine panel and white title to front cover. Spine panel of jacket has faded to pink. Minor wear and few creases to edges of jacket. Minor foxing to rear panel of jacket. 124 pages plus 75 plates. FRE/090215. Very Good / Very Good.
Paris: Le Livre de Demain, Artheme Fauard & Cie, (1933). Paperback. Very good in yellow paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper and to spine and illustration to front and rear wrapper. Minor browning to wrappers and wear to spine ends. Slight foxing throughout though text remains clean and bright. Includes 32 lovely original woodcuts. 126 pages. In French. FRELANG/101415. Very Good.
Paris: Diffusion Hachette, (1972). Hardcover. 4to. Very good in off-white leatherette covered boards with blue title labels with gilt title to spine. Gilt design to front board. Minor rubbing to exterior and minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Very slight yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 470 pages. IN FRENCH. French. FRE110231. Very Good.