New York, Viking Press, 1st, 1964, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover. 243 pages. Howard Zinn review copy, with letter from The Activist asking him for review laid-in. Dust jacket with chipping, light soiling.
Hardcover. Boston, D. C. Heath & Co., reprint, 1894, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 100 pages, gilt lettering to front cover and spine, previous owner's pencil notes on front endpaper, slight edgewear. Origin, development, and function of governments. Clean, tight copy.
Softcover. Oxford, Clarendon Press, reprint, 1992, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 388 pages. Illustrated soft cover. Very light wear to cover, light markings to bottom of page block; overall a very tight, clean copy.
Softcover. Ithaca, Cornell University Press, Reprint, 1972, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 405 pages. Frontispiece, 20 black-and-white illustrations, and 11 diagrams. Minor edge wear, particularly along spine. Some sun-fading along spine and rear cover. Previous owner's signature on front flyleaf. Pencil markings in introduction and 1st chapter. Good reading copy.
Hardcover. London, Routledge & Kegan, Reprint, 1954, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 469 pages. Previous owners name at top of inside front cover. Minor fading to spine cloth. Faint moisture(?) discoloring to front cover cloth. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, Continuum International Publishing Group, wst, November 1995, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 191 pages. Minor edgewear to cover. Light rubbing to dust jacket. Smoky odor. Else a clean copy.
Hardcover. New York, Russell Sage Foundation, 1st, 1930, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 648 pages. Hardcover. 8 black & white illustrations. Previous owners name on front endpaper and inside front cover. Rubbing along cover edges. Clean, unmarked text. Good reference copy.
Softcover. Philadelphia, Temple University Press, 1st, 1996, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 362 pages. Softcover with minor wear to edges. Very minor sun fading to spine. Otherwise clean, unmarked copy.
Hardcover. New York , McGraw-Hill, 1st, 1964, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 254 pages, black cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Dust jacket with edgewear, rubbing, unclipped. INSCRIBED BY YOUNG on front fly leaf, "To --- /Best Wishes/Whitney Young Jr" and dated 11/6/64.
Hardcover. New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., 1st, 1954, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Fair, 247 pages. The inner workings of smuggling and the adventures of an international smuggler. 8vo. Blue cloth. Very Good. Previous book shop label on front inside cover. Deckled page edges. Slight foxing of page edges. Minor browning and foxing to endpapers. Light edgewear. Browned dust jacket with some rips, tears, and chipping around edges.
Softcover. Katonah, New York, The Katonah Gallery, 1st, 1982, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 56 pages, plus acknowledgments. Collection of essays published in conjunction with an exhibition at The Katonah Gallery. Brown stapled covers with black illustration and titles, introduction by James Marston Fitch, 7 essays by various authors, profusely illustrated with b&w plates throughout. Very slight rubbing to covers; a clean, tight copy in great condition.
Hardcover. U.K., Mowbrays, 1st, 1972, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 215 pages, hardcover with dust jacket. Bottom edge corner slightly bumped; previous owners inscription in pencil on front flyleaf. A bright, clean and tight copy.
Hardcover. London, Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 244 pages plus publisher's ads. Undated but appears to be circa 1900. Red cloth covers with black type, fading to spine. Otherwise, clean and tight copy.
Softcover. London, The Folk-Lore Society/ William Glaisher, 1st, 1974, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcovers, 287 pages total in four quarterly issues. Scholarly essays on all aspects of folk studies worldwide. Articles include: Susan M. Pearce 'The Cornish Elements in the Arthurian Tradition', Kingsley Palmer 'Modern Oral Traditions Amongst Overland Travellers', Frederick Grice 'Kilvert and Folklore'Alan Gailey 'Chapbook influence on Irish Mummers' Plays', S.P. Menefee 'The "Merry Maidens" and the "Noce de Pierre"', A. Roy and Monica E. Vickery 'Chinese New Year Celebrations in London 1971-1973', Jacqueline Simpson 'The Function of Folklore in Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights', others. Clean copies.
Softcover. London, The Folk-Lore Society/ William Glaisher, 1st, 1973, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcovers, 350 pages total in four quarterly issues. Scholarly essays on all aspects of folk studies worldwide. Articles include: Richard M. Dorson 'Is Folklore a Discipline?', Jacqueline Simpson 'Sussex Local Legends', Omega Means Starr 'A Search for the Identity of Yamm "Prince Sea" of the Canaanite Baal and Anath Cycle', Trefor Owen 'The Celebration of Candlemas in Wales', Naomi Mitchison 'A Harvest Experience', B. S. Benedikz 'Basic Themes in Icelandic Folklore', Anthony Jackson 'A Na-Khi Folk-Tale', Lisa Warner 'The Role of Folk-Songs in the Russian Folk-Plays', Howard Wight Marshall 'Tom Tit Tot - a Comparative Essay on Aarne-Thompson Type 500', D.E. Mills 'Medieval Japanese Tales, part 2', others. Clean copies.
Hardcover. New York, Limited Editions Club, limited, 1943, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 231 pages. # 188 in limited edition SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR series. Patterned boards, blue cloth spine, in black slipcase. Illustrated in color by T. M. Cleland. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down, sticker on back paste-down. Laid in letter from Limited Editions Club. The story of Jonathan Wild, a London criminal who organized a gang of robbers and pickpockets, collected their booty and returned it to the owners for a reward. He was hanged at Tyburn at 1725.
Hardcover. New York, Alfred A, Knopf, 1st, 2000, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 298 pages. Illustrated with b/w photo plates. Small red smudge near fore edge on bottom edge of text block. White boards, blue cloth spine with with silver lettering. Light wear to top and bottom of spine. Color pictorial dust jacket, near fine except for small tear at bottom of spine.