Items that Village Bookmarket plans to bring to the 2016 Book Fair.
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Approximately 60 Roycrofters booklets, various titles, many are "The Philistine." All individually priced at $10-$15 each. Photo shows only a sample of the collection.
Genre: Roycrofters, Elbert Hubbard
Pile of unbound pages of Harper's Weekly publications. Many pages have title of "Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War," and "Famous Leaders and Battles of the Civil War" across the top of the page. Other pages are not identified as belonging to one of these groups. Pages age toned, brittle, chipped, and torn. Laying flat the pile is approximately 2" tall. I am sorry, but I have not counted exact number of pages in the pile.
Genre: Harper's Weekly, American Civil War
THE AMERICAN CONFLICT: A HISTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 2 VOLUME SET
O. D. Case & Company, 1864
Two Volume Set. Volume 1 dated 1864, Volume 2 dated 1866. Full leather covers on both volumes are worn and rubbed. The leather of the joints on Volume 1 are cracked and the covers are attached to the textblock only by the binding cords. Volume 1 also has previous owner's name in pencil with a date in front matter and foxing throughout. The leather of the joints on Volume 2 are also cracked, but the joints and hinges are firm. Volume 2 has repaired tear along the fore edge of pg 669/670, and damp staining throughout along the fore edge margins and bottom margins, and into the text in the bottom corner area. Volume 2 is also foxed throughout. All illustrated pages and in-text illustrations have been checked and are present. The textblock bindings are sound. Text clean of highlighting, underlining or other pen/pencil marks.
Genre: Horace Greeley, American Civil War
THE LIFE AND EXPLOITS DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA, FOUR TOMES IN ONE VOLUME.
Saavedra, Miguel De Cervantes (Charles Jarvis-Actually Jervis-Esq. translator)
W. A. Leary & Co. , ca1850
Four volumes in one book. Wear and rubbing to brown leather covers with chips and tears all around. Binding and spine have been repaired with the original spine glued on top of new spine. Hinge paper cracked. Pencil scribbles on front pastedown. A large piece of the front end page has been torn out. Age toned throughout. Ads in the back. Four illustrated pages in the front. Binding sound. Text clean of highlighting, underlining or other pen/pencil marks.
Genre: De Cervantes, DON QUIXOTE
Hugo, Victor (Charles E. Wilbour, translated by)
G. W. Dillingham Company, 1887
Carleton's Royal Copyright Edition. Complete and unabridged. Wear and rubbing with some chipping at corners, along edges and at spine ends. Previous owner's name on front end page. Front hinge paper cracked. Heavy age toning. Spine slant. Binding sound. Text clean of highlighting, underlining or other pen/pencil marks.