2 vol set, 1st American Edition. Both volumes are missing chips from the top of the backstrips- vol 1 missing approx 1/2"- vol 2 approx 2", corners and lower edges have wear- exposing a little bit of board, mild rubbing to front board of vol 1, othrerwise very good, bindings are tight. Text in both volumes clean. Volume 1- 283 pages/ Volume 2- 284 pages. 1st American Edition very scarce. Both volumes in clear, removable, protective cover . ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: MARBLE FAUN: OR, THE ROMANCE OF MONTE BENI 2...
Publisher: Ticknor and Fields
Publication Date: 1860
Book Condition: Very Good-
Edition: 1st American Edition.
Book Description Fields, Osgood & Co., Boston, 1871. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: None. Two hardcover volumes, embossed brown cloth covers. Gilt lettering on spine. Light residue to rear end papers, hinges cracked, otherwise nice, clean set. Record # 66543. Bookseller Inventory # 66543
Book Description Houghton Mifflin, Boston and New York, 1889. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 527 pp., 8vo. Hardcovers. 2 vols. The Riverside Press, Cambridge. Illustrated w/ photogravures. Very light soiling & shelfwear to boards. Light cocking & shaking to lightly sunned spines, but bindings very sturdy. Gilt textblock top edges. Some very light foxing/browining to pds & eps; po pencil signatures to ffeps. Slight seperation to vol 1 fep. Bookseller Inventory # 158788
Book Description Limited Editions Club / Fretz Brothers: Zurich 1931, 1931. Limited Edition. No. 1064 of 1500 copies. Hardback. Flexible boards. 2 vols. Very good condition. No dust jacket. Spines slightly toned. Edge worn slip case. Signed by the illustrator. ISBN: B001B9FMAW. Bookseller Inventory # J1119370
Book Description Ticknor and Fields,, Boston, 1860. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket. First American Edition. Publisher's blind stamped brown cloth. Shallow chipping and shelf wear. Dk brown end papers. Provenance bookplate- M S Kingsland. 1st, per McBrides, same date as copyright 1860. No addiitonal printings noted but possibly 3rd ptg. Contents after preface. 16pp of ads at back of vol I dated March 1860. ; 0. Bookseller Inventory # 35372
Book Description Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1860., 1860. TWO VOLUME COMPLETE SET. Early printings (not complying with BAL points for firsts). Both hardcover uniformly bound in original brown cloth with still reasonably bright gilt stamping to spines; some rubbing and faint staining to boards. VOLUME I: , i-xii, 15-283, , 1-16 pages; H 18.75cm x L 12.5cm; spine well cocked with shallow cloth loss and tearing at frayed spine ends; light wear at slightly bumped board corners; pencil ownership inscription dated 1943 on front free endpaper; past bookseller's notes in pencil at top of title page; Alexandria, Virginia bookseller ticket for G.E. French (probably late 19th century) at front pastedown's top left corner; some foxing and staining to interior leaves. VOLUME II: 284 pages. H 18.75cm x L 12.25cm; chipping of varying depth up to 1cm at spine head with slender tearing descending from both front and rear joints; shallower loss at frayed/worn spine heel likewise with slender tearing at both lower joints; board corners worn; pencil gift inscription (different names than that of Volume I) on front free endpaper and again at top of front flyleaf; shallow tearing at fore-edge of front fly with shallow fore-edge chipping to adjacent half-title; interior leaves have slight toning at margins but without foxing and staining present in Volume I; bookseller ticket not present. Both bindings are firm. A good set of one of Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic novels. Bookseller Inventory # JUN17-07114
Book Description Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1890. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. Fourth Printing. 527pp, numbered consecutively through the two volumes. Introductory Note by "G.P.L.". Illustrated with 48 photogravures, all tissue guards in place. White cloth, vellum-like, spine with bright, bold gilt lettering and designs, although spines slightly sun-darkened or soiled, and red cloth with gilt designs on front covers; top edge gilt; each volume with red cloth bookmark sewn in. A 1" vertical strip to right of white cloth extending onto front cover is slightly faded on Vol II, with a similar horizontal strip across top red cloth, rear cover, of vol. I, as if sunned because of shorter book placed next to vol. I on shelf. Rear hinge of Vol I is solid, but paper is beginning to separate along rear hinge, with similar, but less developed, paper splitting on inside front hinge of vol. II: describes much worse than it is, especially given age of set. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003523
Book Description Ticknor And Fields., Boston., 1860. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Previous owners stamp on front pastedown; 16 pages of ads at end of volume one ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 283 & 288 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 1463
Book Description Boston. Ticknor and Fields. 1860., 1860. First Edition. Second issue with "on" on p. 225 and no ads in vol. 1. VG- in ribbed brown cloth ornately blindstamped on the front and rear boards and stamped in gilt on the spine. Fraying and chipping to the top and bottom of the spine ends. Internally, very tight and clean. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 2211
Book Description Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1860., 1860. 283; 284pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, gold stamped on spine. First edition, third printing. BAL 7621; Clark A23.3.c. At first glance identical to the first but with printing variants and signatures gathered in twelves. According to Clark, variants A, B, and C were done on 23, 25, and 27 February 1860 and all were published on March 7. There is no catalogue inserted in this copy: of the 15 copies examined by BAL, all had catalogues. This one, somehow, got missed! Wear to heads and tails of spine; 3/4 inch tear to head of spine of Vol. II; fading to binding of Vol. II. Internally quite good. Bookseller Inventory # 2746
Book Description Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1860., 1860. 283, 16; 284pp. 12mo. Original brown cloth. First edition. BAL's third printing, at first glance identical to the first, but with signatures gathered in twelves. BAL 7621; Clark A23.3.c. According to Clark, variants A, B, and C were done on 23, 25, and 27 February 1860 and all were published on March 7. Publisher's catalogue dated March 1860; according to BAL, catalogues dated February 1860 or March 1860 have been found in each of the variant printings. Ends of spines worn, slight bubbling to front cover of Vol. 1 (not uncommon), else a nice copy. Blind stamp of Wm. B. Sprague, Jr. on front free endpapers; early ownership signature as well. Bookseller Inventory # 297