London: R. Snagg, 1774. First edition, 12mo, pp. , viii, , 247; full contemporary blind-ruled calf, rubbed and worn with spine ends chipped away and corners showing; the spine in six compartments with raised bands, the leather flaking; the joints and hinges cracked and tender, with boards holding by threads only; lacking free endpapers but pages are generally clean and all text is legible. An anthology of more than 40 moralizing tales, essays, and poems for the young gathered from some of the leading journals of the time, including The Spectator, The Guardian, The Lady's Magazine, and The Universal Magazine. With the contemporary ownership signature of one "Ann Boult" on half-title and title-pages. OCLC locates only the UPenn copy.
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London: Longman, [et. al.]. 1859-1861. 2 volumes, royal 8vo; ex-library copy with usual markings, pages slightly browned, small cracks in hinges, extremities and spines rubbed and chipped, small crack in lower joint and spine of vol. II, covers slightly scuffed, else a good, sound copy in contemporary quarter brown morocco gilt over black paper-covered boards. Mostly in Latin, some in English and in French, these poems and songs depict the society of the Middle Ages and its transition to modern times.
Napoli: Ediz. Ettore Ragozino, n.d., [ca. 1930's]. Small folio, consisting of 16 leaves and containing 30 half-tone illustrations, each with a caption in Italian; the whole in terracotta paper wrappers tied with string and embossed with white lettering and ornament on the upper cover. Waseda only in OCLC.
[Edinburgh: 1793.]. Small 8vo, p. 16; removed. Letters to the Edinburgh Evening Courant by Quid nunc, jun. on the reform of certain societies, among them the physicians, tanners, painters, musicians, brewers, gardeners, weavers, bakers, shipmasters, booksellers, glaziers, etc. , and another to the same signed Common Sense. Includes the resolutions of the Incorporation of Merchants in Leith. National Library of Scotland only in ESTC.
Stockholm: [n. p.], [c. 2000]. 4to, pp. ; text in Swedish, white pictorial paper wrappers; light crease to first 20 pages, staining and wear to lower cover, overall very good. A collection of material, mostly artwork, from Puss's 24 issue run. The magazine was a radical underground art project edited by Carl Johen De Geer. Although not stated, this copy is from the library of Israel "Izzy" Young, former owner of the Folklore Center in Greenwich Village, New York.
London: printed by C. Roworth for John Murray, 1809. 8vo, pp. 464; contemporary brown morocco over marbled boards, red gilt-lettered morocco spine label (2 small losses at top and bottom edges); extremities a bit scuffed, else very good and sound. Contents include "Reliques of Robert Burns," collected by R.H. Cromek; three articles on the Sanskrit language; and "Chronicle of the Cid Rodrigo Dias de Bevar, the Campeador; from the Spanish," by Robert Southey.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1885. Thick 8vo, pp. vi, 648; engraved frontispiece, 23 plates; contemporary full maroon morocco, gilt-lettered spine in 6 compartments, raised bands, a.e.g., decorative cloth endpapers; ffep detached, spine and front hinge loose from text block, edges and joints rubbed from shelf wear, interior fine. Includes works by Butler, Coleridge, George Eliot, John Keats, Milton, Thomas Moore, Shakespeare, Shelley, Spenser, Thackeray, Wordsworth, and many others.
Paris & Niort: Auguste Picard [and] M. Baussay, 1936. 8vo, pp. -341, ; No. 4, 2 full-pg photographic illustrations, illustrations in the text; original printed wrappers, glassine wrapper; uniformly toned, light edgewear, a very good copy. A French regionalist journal, published from 1888-1972, primarily devoted to the Arts and Sciences.
Ann Arbor: The Augustan Reprint Society, 1946-1947. Three volumes, 8vo; facsimile reprints, introductions printed from typescript; No. 1 in original grey printed wrappers (a bit soiled), Nos. 2 and 3 in original drab printed wrappers; edges browned, general light wear, else very good. Contents include Sir Richard Blackmore's "Essay upon Wit" (1716); Joseph Addison's "Freeholder, no. 45" (1716); "Essay on Wit" (1748); Richard Flecknoe's "Of one that Zany's Good Companion" and "Of a Bold Abusive Wit" (second edition, 1665); Joseph Warton's "The Adventurer, nos. 127 and 133" (1754); "Of Wit (Weekly Register, 1732)"; John Gay's "The Present State of Wit" (1711); and excerpts from "The English Theophrastus" (1702). Introductions by Richard C. Boys, Edward N. Hooker, Donald F. Bond, and W. Earl Britton.
Tokyo: Mainichi Shinbun, 1971. Folio, pp. 86, ; together with: Katsura imperial villa, pp. 86, ; and Castles of Japan, 94, ; full color photos throughout, maps of the villas in the first two volumes, text in English and Japanese; black cloth with illustrated dust jackets, all in a orange and black slipcase. Books fine; slipcase slightly rubbed and edgeworn.
London: J. Duncombe, 1848. 12mo, pp. 131, ; folding color lithograph frontis, a number of small wodcut illustrations in the text; very good in publisher's quarter green morocco over marbled boards; spine faded and slightly rubbed, else very good. Originally published in 1822, this reprint edition does not do justice to the Cruikshank illustrations. The 35-p. canting dictionary is at the back.
Golden, CO: Solar Energy Research Institute, 1982. 4to, pp. iv, 120; of the Solar Envelope Zoning Series; black & white photographic illustrations, plans, graphs; noted city planner Weiming Lu's copy with his signature on title page; extremities a bit darkened, else fine in original pictorial wrappers.