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The Elric Saga: Part I and Part II

By Moorlock, Michael

Nelson Doubleday, 1984. (Science Fiction Book Club) Two volumes, sturdy books. Volume I: Dark blue spine, dark gray boards, blue lettering very fine on spine, 374 pages. DJ glossy with stunning color-illustration of white-haired robed swordsman with raptor on his shoulder front and back. DJ has microtear at bottom front tip, very slight surface wear at spine top and bottom left edges. Very Good DJ/Very Fine book. Volume II: Shiny black spine, dark gray boards, purple lettering very fine on spine, 471 pages. DJ glossy gray front and back background, lavender spine, an illusration of swords and a golden scale with a hooded face on front, sword along back left, runic letters as border at bottom. DJ has very slight surface wear to spine top, microtear to spine bottom left edge. Near Very Good DJs/Fine books.. Hard Cover. Fine/Good. Set.


Harvey Penick: Two Golf Classics

By Penick, Harvey

Simon & Schuster, 1993. Two volumes, smaller sturdy books. First volume is "Harvey Penick's Little Red Book--Lessons and Teachings from a Lifetime in Golf, second is "And if You Play Golf, You're My Friend," respective a 31st edition and 9th edition. First is red covers, very bright gilt lettering on spine, red color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 175 pages. DJ glossy ed, an oval with antique illustration of golfer and caddy at center front, spine faded to purple, a photo in thin frame at top back. Near Fine DJ/Very Fine book. Second is green covers, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 173 pages. A facsimile note on third front end paper with facsimile signature. DJ glossy dark green, a small oval with photo of Twenties golfer and older of Penick in thin frame on back. DJ creased inside front flap at top tip. Near Very Fine DJ/Very Fine book. Both volumes in sturdy slipcase, an oval photo of golfer putting at center right, sepia photo of golfer on tee. Fine book, Fine slipcase.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Set.


The Memoris of Jacques Casanova De Seingalt

By Casanova De Seingalt, Jacques

G. P. Putnam and Sons (The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, illustrated with old engravings) Six volumes, sturdy thicker books, quality blue cloth, gilt lettering and wreat designs on spines badly rubbed but also shiny in places, purple color inside covers and adjacent end papers, full page illustrations on heavier stocks in all six volumes. All dust jackets beautiful colorfully designed in several colors. Voume One: Venetian Years, 729 pages. Pages 13-20 have publisher's defect--bottom tips not properly cut so creased with tiny tears. DJ has oval with man wearing white wig with ornate flowery white and pink jacket. DJ has tiny tears to all edges. Volume Two: To Paris and Prison, 714 pages. Crease on pages 357-364. DJ has color oval with man in stone cell. DJ has 1/4" tear and very tiny chips at edges. Volume Three: The Eternal Quest, 650 pages. DJ color oval with man in wig and striped green and purple shirt with roses. DJ has several thin chips and tiny tears. Volume Four: Adventures in the South, 656 pages. DJ color oval in white wig, jacket with roses. DJ has several tiny wide tears, and tiny chips. Volume Five: In London and Moscow, 637 pages. Tiny light crease near bottom tips of pages 255-278. DJ color oval with older man in fur-lined jacket in Moscow. DJ has a few tiny tears. Volume Six: Spanish Passions, 717 pages including a Supplement and a Bibliography. DJ shows older man in color oval in jacket in shades of blue. DJ has a few tiny nicks. Near Good DJs/Fine books.. BC-unstated. Cloth. Fine/Good. Set.


Ben Jonson's Plays in Two Volumes

By Jonson, Ben

J.M. Dent, 1962. Introduction by Felix E. Schelling. Two volumes, smaller sturdy books, quality green cloth, gilt lettering bright on spines, orange logo inside covers and adjacent end papers (Everyman's Library No. 489). Volume One has 642 pages plus catalog, with ink notes on pages 61 and 63, line in margin page 62 and bottom tip page 91. Volume Two: 738 pages. Ink dot on page 118. Near Fine set.. Cloth. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Set.


The Leatherstocking Tales
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The Leatherstocking Tales

By Cooper, James Fenimore

The Library of America, 1985. Two volumes, heavier, thicker books, dark green cloth, gilt lettering very bright on spines, shiny green sewn-in satin bookmarks, each in its own sturdy cream slipcase. Edited by Blake Nevins. Volume I: The Pioneers; The Sources of the Susquehanna; The Last of the Mohicans; The Prairie; 1347 pages plus a catalog. Surface scratches at middle front right of slipcase. Volume II: The Pathfinder; The Deerslayer; 1051 pages plus catalog. Books are Fine set, Slipcases are Very Good.. 13th Ptg.. Cloth. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Set.


The Shorter Cambridge Medieval History

By Previte-Orton, C.W.

Cambridge University Press, 1979. Two volumes, quality dark blue cloth, bright gilt design at top front, gilt lettering on spine bright. Volume I: The Late Roman Empire to the Twelfth Century, 643 pages, illustrations throughout. Volume II: pages 645-1202. Light brown spotting to exterior page edges. DJ has very tiny nick at bottom front tip, two tiny nicks at spine bottom left and right edge, a tiny tear with very slight wear at bottom back tip. Volume II: The Twelfth Century to the Renaissance. DJ has thin chip along spine top edge. Overall, a Very Good DJ/Very Fine set.. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Set.


A Natural History of the Ducks, (Volumes I-IV in two volumes)
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A Natural History of the Ducks, (Volumes I-IV in two volumes)

By Phillips, John C.

Dover Publications, 1986. Unabridged set of four volumes bound in two, originally published 1922 through 1926. Very large, very thick, very heavy books (Additional Postage will be Needed), quality lavender cloths, gilt lettering bright with black background at spine tops, 176 plates, 28 in black and white, 74 in both color and black and white, 117 maps. Volume I: 409 pages, DJ glossy gray background with color-illustration of ducks at center front, list of Dover Books on Birds on back. DJ has light surface wear to tips, 2.5" tear at spine bottom right corner onto front, microtear and light wear at spine bottom edge. DJ has tiny brown spots at top back right and a few on spine top. Volume II 489 pages. DJ has light creases at spine top edge, gray background with color-illustration of ducks at center front. Very Good to Near Fine DJs/Near Very Fine books.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Set.


Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning, Two Volumes

By Polya, G.

Princeton University Press, 1954. Two volumes, large sturdy books, quality wine cloth, silver lettering bright on spine. Volume I: Induction and Analogy in Mathematics: 200 pages, formulas throughout. Lightly browned near spine bottom inside covers and adjacent end papers, 280 pages. DJ has thin chips at spine top and bottom edges beneath mylar, light wear to tips.Volume II: Patterns of Plausible Inference: 190 pages. DJ has tiny chip at spine bottom left edge, light wear to bottom front edge. Very Good DJs/Very Fine books. . Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Set.


The Itinerary of John Leland in or About the Years 1535-1543

By Leland, John

Southern Illinois University Press, 1964. Edited by Lucy Toulmin. Foreword by Thomas Kendrick. Five volumes, shiny smooth covers, quality dark blue cloth, very bright gilt lettering and borders to all. Volume One: (Parts I-III) Glossy frontispiece page with portrait of Leland, 352 pages, a fold-out map of Lelands travels in England, Maps 1 and 2. Volume Two: (Parts IV and V, 1526-1539) 192 pages. Map 3 in England. Light scratches at top front half. Volume Three: (Parts VI 1536-1539) Leland in Wales. Volume Four: (Parts VII-VIII, 216 pages. Maps of East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Coast. Two light scratches on front. Volume Five: (Parts IX, X and XI), 352 pages. Leland in England, Includes a general index to the entire work. Two light scratches on back. Near Fine Set.. Cloth. Near Fine. Set.


Sermons and Soda-Water

By O'Hara, John

Random House, 1960. Three volumes, sturdy books in sturdy slipcase, colorful cloth, yellow fronts, black spine, gray back, some light brown foxing smudges on front left of Volume I, more so on front of Volume III. Light to very slight wear to edges of slipcase. Good books/Good slipcase.. 3d Ptg.. Cloth. Good/Good. Set.


The Great Ages of World Architecture

By No author

George Braziller, 1961. Two sets of four volumes each, a total of eight books depicting world architecture in two slipcases. The first set includes Greek, Early Christian and Byzantine, Medieval, and Renaissance Architectures. Greek Architecture by Robert L. Scranton, 1962: only volume lacking a diust jacket. (All books black cloth spine, gray blue boards). Gilt lettering nearly gone, bookplate inside front cover, 128 pages. (All volumes with text then profusly illustrated) Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture by William MacDonald, 128 pages. DJ glossy black with architectural design (true of all volumes but one). DJ has light wear to spine top edge and back tips, nick at spine bottom edge. Very Good DJ/Very Fine book. Medieval Architecture by Howard Saalman, 127 pages. DJ has tiny tears ad nick at spine top edge, Very Good DJ/Very Fine book. Renaissance Architecture by Bates Lowry, 127 pages. DJ has micronick at spine top edge, light wear to spine bottom edge, Near Very Good DJ/Very Fine book. In sturdy but worn, stained and browned slipcase. The second set includes Roman Architecture by Frank E. Brown, 1961, with 126 pages. Light brown stain at spine tops inside both covers and adjacent end papers. DJ has tiny chip with slight wear at spine top edge, light wear at spine bottom edge, Near Very Good DJ/Fine book; Gothic Architecture by Robert Branner, 1961 with 125 pages. Same light brown stain at spine top inside covers and adjacent end papers. DJ has tiny tear with crease and slight wear to spine top edge. Near Very Good DJ/Fine book; Baroque and Rococo Architecture by Henry A. Milton, 1961 with 127 pages. Same stain, same place. DJ has tiny tear at spine top left edge, very tiny nick with light wear at spine bottom right edge, Near Fine DJ/Near Very Fine book; and Modern Architecture by Vincent Scully, Jr. 1961 with 128 pages. Same stain, same place. crease at bottom tip on first front end paper. DJ and book, Very Fine. In sturdy, lightly rubbed slipcase. Overall Near Very Good DJs/Near Fine books. . 1st Ptg.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Set.


Contrbuicao Para o Estudo Da Questao Agraria

By Cunhal, Alvaro

Edicoes Avante, 1976. Two volumes, text in Portuguese. Larger mass-market paperbacks, glossy green wrappers with yellow-tinted photo of man and donkey cart on Volume One, workers with white background on Volume Two, 257 and 309 pages each. Slight wear to front edges and spine top edge, badly worn at spine bottom surface. Fair. Volume Two: Light wear to front and back wrapper, very slight surface wear to spine bottom edge and bottom back edge next to spine.Fair Set.. Mass Market Paperback. Fair. Set.


The Man Without Qualities
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The Man Without Qualities

By Musil, Robert

Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. Two volumes, large, heavy books, black cloth spines, black boards, silver background bright on spines, 1774 pages. Volume I: DJ glossy with close-up photo portrait on front and spine, a color-illustration of aerial view of city scene. Volume II: DJ photo portrait on spine and back right, a color-illustration of field of red and blue flowers on front, a mechanical design in grays and black on back left half, in very sturdy unique-shaped entrance to slipcase, with illustration of city scene and design like arched windows. Very Fine books, Very Fine set. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Fine. Set.


The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

By Gibbon, Edward

London: The Folio Society, 1997. Eight volumes, smooth cream covers with thin very bright border design, ornate gilt borders on spine with gilt lettering very bright, red background at spine top, dark blue at spine middle, four books in each of two sturdy dark red slipcases. Volume I: map of Roman Empire A.D. 14 and A.D. 117 inside covers and adjacent end papers, 320 pages. Volume II: map of Empire in A.D. 395, 348 pages. Volume III: The Roman Empire after Barbarian Invasions, 367 pages. Volume IV: map of empire in A.D. 505, 394 pages. Volume V: map of Roman Empire in 628 and 750, 394 pages. Volume VI: map of Roman Empire in A.D. 950, 377 pages. Volume VII: empire in A.D. 1400, 440 pages. Volume VIII: 363 pages. Very tiny surface nick on red spine of Volume V, two such nicks on spine of Volume VI. Near Very Fine Set.. 4th Ptg.. Hard Cover. Fine. Set.


Letters to His Brother Llewelyn

By Powys, John Cowper

London: Village Press, 1975. Set of two volumes, large thicker softcovers, glossy orange wrappers, white lettering with facsimile signature across front wrappers. Selected by Malcolm Elwin. Volume 1: 1902-1925, 367 pages. Volume 2: 1925-1939, 284 pages. Near Very Fine.. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Set.


The Mismeasure of Man and The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History
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The Mismeasure of Man and The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History

By Gould, Stephen Jay

W. W. Norton, 1981. Two volumes, large, thick softcovers in sturdy slipcase, dated 1981 and 1980, respectively. First Volume: silver background, a skull illustrated on front wrapper, 352 pages. Second Volume: glossy white background, dozens of mischievous monkeys on front wrapper, 343 pages. Slipcase has shiny gray background with montage of illustrations of Darwinian monkeys on left and right sides. A tear at top of long spine left edge on The Mismeasure of Man. Near Very Good set of books overall, Near Fine slipcase.. Soft Cover. Good. Set.


Remembrance of Things Past

By Proust, Marcel

Random House, 1981. Three volumes, thick sturdy books, quality black cloth covers, silver lettering and borders very bright at top front, silver background at spine tops bright, black color inside covers and adjacent end papers, in sturdy silver and black slipcase, an art deco illustration of tree and decorations opposite entrance. Volume One: Swann's Way; Within A Budding Grove; 1040 pages. Volume Two: The Guermantes Way; Cities of the Plain; 1197 pages. Volume Three: The Captive; The Fugitive; Time Regarded; 1128 pages. Very Fine set of books, Very Fine slipcase.. 3d. Cloth. Fine. Set.


PDR: People's Desk Reference--Traditional Herbal Formulas...Especially Designed for Herbalists and Doctors

By Montagna, F. Joseph

Quest for Truth Publications, 1980. (A Concise Treatise on Medicinal Herbs, Ailments, Vitamins and Minerals, Book of Doses and Complete Botanical Reference, Especially Designed for Herbalists and Doctors) Two volumes, very large, very heavy books, brown cloth, gilt lettering and design on Volume One not bright at all. Volume 2 gilt lettering and design a little bright on front and spine, 1501 pages in the two books. Edges of exterior pages rose-speckled.(Exta Postage will be needed.) Very Good set.. 2d Ptg.. Cloth. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Set.


Evolution After Darwin

By Tax, Sol

The University of Chicago Press, 1960. Three volumes, blue cloth at top half, gray cloth at bottom, black lettering very fine on spine. Large, heavy books. DJs gray and blue, some tiny tears to tips and most edges. Volume 1: The Evolution of Life: Its Origin, History and Future, 629 pages. Volume II: The Evolution of Man: Man, Culture and Society, 473 pages. Volume III: Issues in Evolution, 310 pages. Overall, Good DJs/Fine books.. Cloth. Fine/Good. Set.


Cyclopaedia of English Literature, Consisting of a Series of Specimens of British Writers in Prose and Verse

By Chambers, Robert, Ed.

William And Robert Chambers, 1843. Two volumes, brown half-leather covers, blue cloth boards, beaded pattern to spine, dark brown background to title and volume number on spines, embossed gilt lettering bright. Volume I: List of illustrations, contents beginning with "Anglo-Saxon Writers to Matthew Prior," double-column format, 672 pages. Light brown and stiff pages, light foxing to end papers. Slight separation between table of contents page and first page along spine, spine between reverse of final end paper and inside back cover. Volume II: published, 1844. Contents from Richard Savage to "Writers in Divinity. (Page loose but in place.) 717 pages, final bottom tip creased. Creased at top tips on pages 143-152. Tips and spines badly worn, rubbed cloth. Fair set.. Half-Leather. Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Set.


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