Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1996. Limited Edition, #903/1100. Octavo, 417 pages; VG; bound in fine black genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt motif on covers; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; SIGNED on limitation page by Ben Bova; CoA loose within; shelved Easton Sci Fi Table.
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[Remington, Va.]: Military History Press, 2005. First North American Edition, Limited #60/1000. Quarto., 347 pages; VG; bound in full burgundy morocco with gilt lettering and tooling; full gilt text block, minor scratching; sewn in ribbon; limited to 1,000 copies and signed by translator on bookplate to front pastedown; shelved above case 7.
Philadelphia: Wm. Bromwell and Wm. White Smith, 1855. First Edition. Octavo, 432 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's embossed green leather, gilt lettering and tooling to spine, gilt and blind stamping to boards; some rubbing and wear to boards; marbled endpapers; all edges of text block gilt; with fifteen engraved full-page scenes, numerous smaller engravings; shelved case 12.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1949. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 372 pages; VG/G+; in blue and brown dust jacket, blue and brown spine with white titling; mild rubbing and wear, particularly to spine, including chips missing to head and tail of spine, tear along lower rear hinge; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00'; Inscribed on the ffep by Elizabeth Bowen, "Rachel MacKenzie / on her birthday / with my good wishes / from Elizabeth Bowen / Dec. 2nd 1950"; JM consignment;. Case 3.
Boston: Abel Bowen, 1826. First Edition. 12mo; VG-/No jacket; Green and red leather spine with gilt lettering; Rebound in 1/4 leather and marble boards; Binding and boards are in excellent shape with just minimal shelf or edge wear; Binding tight; Text block is greatly age toned but free of marking; Gilt edges rubbed but present; Maps intact with some small tears to folds; 252 pages. SHELVED: Case 1.
New York: New Directions, 1949. Facsimile Edition. Octavo., 318pp.; VG/VG; spine white with blue dots and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor bumping to tail of spine, minor vertical smudge on rear board near spine; this copy has no price printed on the dust jacket flap, no clipping has occurred; The fasimile is 2mm taller than the first, as well as having been bound in a slightly rougher cloth and a slightly smaller logo on the spine.; copyright page has no further printings indicated; shelved case 6.
New York: New Directions, 1949. First Edition. Octavo, 318 pages; VG/VG; spine is speckled with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$2.00', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges , with chipping on the fore edge corners and at the top and bottom of the spine, has minor crinkling and several small closed tears; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minimal fraying and dust build up along the top edge; WD consignment; shelved case 6.
New York: New York University Press, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 295 pages; VG/VG; Spine is black and white with white and orange lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages clear; signed by the author of the title page; shelved mystery special collection.
Boyd, 1884. First Edition. Extra thick octavo in discolored blue/grey hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; boards show some soiling; large open gutter on back board, but binding still strong; edges soiled and dusty with previous owner's large stamp on side edge; paper and text clean; print very tight and readable; pp. 962; shelved in Second Alcove.
New York: Doubleday, 1955. First Edition. Octavo, VG, 222 pages; spine is pictorial with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut, '$2.95', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with small closed tear at the bottom of the front cover, has chipping at the top and bottom of the spine and on the fore edge corners; binding has minimal shelf wear; pages have minor age toning; shelved Sci Fi Collection.
New York: The Gnome Press, Inc, 1952. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; brown illustrated spine, white text; chipping along head and tail of spine, age toning, rubbing and spotting on back, unclipped and has protective mylar cover; boards have bumping on head and tail of spine, staining on front and back, rubbing around edges, interior boards are age toned and stained along the hinges; textblock and interior pages have mild age toning otherwise clean; pp 213. Shelved Front Counter.
London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957. First UK Edition. 8vo., 183pp.; VG/VG-; spine white and gray pictorial with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; dust jacket has some slight chipping to head of spine, larger chipping to tail, some to corners; slight soiling to rear cover; slight age-toning to pages; threatening to crack on ffep gutter; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
[Glendale, CA]: Apollo Year Two [Roy A. Squires], 1971. Limited First Edition [#173/485]. sewn 8vo. pamphlet, unpaginated, VG+; very mild shelfwear to brown covers; dark brown paper endpapers; untrimmed fore-edge to front cover and bfep; brown threading to spine; interior pristine; pamphlet housed in plastic; No. 173 out of 485 first edition copies "printed during May and June 1971 A.D." stated to limitation page; publisher stated "Apollo Year Two" to title page; contains ephemera to front endpapers (a checklist of publications printed by Roy A. Squires, Glendale, CA, in which this title is included; one of Bradbury's poems on Herman Melville's Moby-Dick; shelved Case 0.
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; VG/VG; Blue pictorial spine, white text; Minor rubbing to board corners, dinging on bottom right corner of front board; DJ is intact under protective archival cover, rubbing along corners, edges, and back cover, sunning on back cover and back inside slip; Text block clean, age toned, pages durable, text legible; pp 233. Shelve Case 8. LP Consignment.
New York: Olivetti, 1979. 4to., 204 pp., VG-; blue cloth boards, white lettering to spine, illustration 3 1/2" by 2 3/4" affixed to front board; spotting with gray discoloration to top margin of back board and top edges of boards, boards cocked, binding sturdy; bright illustrated endpapers by Folon; interior clean; leaves glossy; contains several full-color water-color plates; 2 identical golden yellow matte leaves featuring various facsimile signatures of Bradbury housed to back endpapers; "This copy not for sale" stated to copyright page, most likely a private printing; LP consignment; shelved front table.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1955. First Edition. 8vo., unpaginated; VG/VG-; spine dark green with yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; chipping to head of spine, some small closed tears and wear; small dent on front hinge of spine; shelved sci/fi special collection or window.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1955. First Edition, First State. 8vo., 306 pp., VG/VG-; DJ white with black and red lettering, text to spine faded orange; rubbing to edges of DJ, shelfwear/age-toning to covers, notation in pencil to spine; price uncut "$3.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; Currey binding "B," no priority, red cloth boards, black lettering to spine, with upside-down Ballantine logo to tail of spine; bumping/fraying to head and tail of spine; mild rubbing to edges and corners of boards; boards slightly shaken, binding sturdy; mild wear to text-block, age-toning mostly to top of text-block; age-toning to back endpapers; interior clean; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Limited Editions Club, 1982. Limited Edition, #1456/2000. Quarto, 152 pages; VG; bound in publisher's aluminum covered boards, black lettering to spine, some mild rubbing, scratching, and dinging to aluminum; housed in publisher's silver slipcase, mild rubbing and scuffing; silver text block edges; signed on the colophon by both Bradbury and Mugnaini; shelved case 9 3/4.
Boston: American Stationers [John B. Russell], 1837. First Edition. Large Quarto; VG; 371 Pages; re-bound in 3/4 green leather with marbled boards and end papers; Gilt lettering to spine; Illustrated with B & W plates throughout, including many telescopic views of the moon; Also 3 fold-out hand-colored diagrams of the constellations; Some waviness and age toning to the text block, as is typical; Some spots of foxing; Light tears at the folds of some illustrations; Shelved Case 10.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1932. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 130 pages; G+; Spine is black with red lettering; binding has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with damage at the top and bottom of the spine, has mild rubbing on both boards, has minor detachment in the center of the book; pages have red coloring along the top edge and minor chipping streak in the bottom fore edge corner, shelved front table.
Baltimore, MD: Church Advocate Press, 1925. Second Edition. Octavo, 160 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's dark green cloth, black titling to front cover; mild rubbing and wear to boards; mild Smoky odor; Inscribed by Braggs on the ffep to a member of his congregation, dated June 3, 1926; shelved case 1.
Ephrata: Verlags der Bruderschafft, 1748. First Edition. Large thick folio; VG; bound in contemporary black leather, metal corners and broken hinges, repaired with new plain black leather paneled spine; some foxing throughout; some mild wear to fore edge of text block; with engraved frontispiece and title page vignette; collation: , A-G4, A-Z4, 2A-2Z4, 3A-3O4, A-Z4, 2A-2Z4, 3A-3Z4, 4A-4Z4, 5A-5Z4, 6A-6G4; text in German.; MW consignment; shelved in Case 4.
Amsterdam: Jean-Louis De Lorme, 1699. First French Edition. 12mo., , 249 pages; newly bound in 1/4 brown leather, brown cloth boards, paneled spine with green label and gilt lettering; title page has two stamps for a Cabinet De Lecture, or reading room; title page also has a pen scribble line underneath the word 'voyage,' not impacting any text; two sheets of contemporary blue paper bound in, presumably publisher's wraps; lacking engraved frontispiece; large folding map present, in excellent condition; CM consignment; shelved case 3.
1907. First Edition. Octavo; Staplebound with tan wraps; Tan spine with no lettering; Some chipping to wraps at the spine, peeling; Wraps are age toned, chipping to the fore edge; Some tearing to inner area of first and last pages from staples, text not affected; Text clean; 112 pages. Shelved case 1. AG Consignment.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955. First American edition. Folio, 156pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. This book comprises a double number (31-32) of VERVE in the French edition. Includes numerous plates-- Draeger Frères are responsible for the heliogravures (in color and black and white) and Mourlot Frères for the color lithographs. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Rubbing, creasing and abrasions to jacket. Large chip to head of spine and tail of front panel of dust jacket. Foxing to head edge of text block. Spine top partially torn away from binding. Faint age-toning to end-papers, otherwise no markings or creases to the text. Boards gently bowed. Spine cracked. Good copy only. TJ CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: CASE #11 Spine is orange with black text.
London: John Dawson, 1641. Third revised edition. Tall quarto in dark brown leather with well-rebound six-band spine and gold letters; VG; binding strong; general soiling and fraying on original boards, specially in the back; ex-libris plate inside front board; facsimile frontispiece glued to original end page; previous owner's signature on title page; paper age-tone and very wobbly; text clean; pp. 253; in good condition; shelved in Case # 7; please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment.
London: Bickers and Son, 1879. new edition; with numerous portraits. octavos in burgundy moire with 3/4 leather; VG/G; six-band embossed spine with gold letters; boards with moderate shelf wear; strong binding; moire flaps; previous owner's label inside front board; paper slightly faded; brown ink vignette portraits throughout; shelved above greek history; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1948. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 244 pages; VG/G; Spine is red with yellow, black, and white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$2.50', has moderate shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top of the spine and small closed tears on both edges, spine has minor scratches and discoloration due to sun exposure, both front and back sides have minor discoloration; binding has moderate wear at the top and bottom of the spine, has detachment at the top of the spine; pages have a blotch along the top edge and minor discoloration due to dust build up; shelved mystery special collection.
London: Henry Colburn, 1838. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; bould in 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards, spine brown with small gilt horizontal lines, presence of two labels in the past now represented only by the unfaded leather and faint lettering; some mild shelfwear and rubbing, primarily to corners and spine; frontispiece in volume 1 a portrait, volume 2 a map; shelved under front counter.
Paris: Musée du Louvre Éditions, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 534 pages; VG/VG-; bronze-colored spine with black and white lettering; some creasing to the edges and scratches to the front and back of the dust jacket, bumped corners, pages clean, full of graphics and plates of French bronze sculptures; shelved front table.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1952. First decision. Tall folio in discolored ivory hardcovers with black and green illustrations; VG; black letters on spine; slightly bowed upwards; general discoloration and soiling from shelving; strong binding; paper faded; photos clean; preface by Cartier Bresson; contains captions from the West (mostly Europe) and the Orient (India; Singapore; China); shelved above case 2; please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris: Editions Vincent, Freal & Cie, 1970. French edition. Oblong quarto; vg/good+; dj, yellow spine with black text; HB, gray cloth spine with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping;text block, clean; 240 pp.; illus., photos, interiors and elevations; plans, some color; dj, sunned; [clear mylar protector, taped] ---TEXT IN FRENCH. Shelved in Architecture or Front Table.
Paris: Nicolas Le Gras, 1687. Second edition. 10mo in brown leather with six-band embossed spine and gold gilt; condition: Good; some shelf wear on board, with fraying on corners and small bump on upper right; spine is frayed with tear on leather on upper right; front board loosening but not affecting binding; inscription in black ink on title page; paper faded, with occasional foxing at the beginning; edges dusty; vol. 1 contains 268 pages including l'Isle de Notre Dame; vol. 2 focuses on the Rue de l'Universite and Paris bridges; in French; shelved in Case # 4.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 217pp.; VG/VG; spine teal and yellow with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; very mild shelfwear; in excellent condition; INSCRIBED on fep, signed as both Bricuth and Irwin, dated 12/2/05; shelved poetry.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1996. First signed limited edition. Octavo; VG; Red leather binding with gilt lettering and decorations; All edges gilt; Sewn-in silk bookmark; 524 pages; Minor shelf wear to the boards; Gilt fore edge has some white spotting and minor scratching; Text block clean; Book has been SIGNED by Brin and is numbered 744 out of an edition of 1100. Comes with Easton Press certificate of authenticity. Shelved Easton Sci-fi table.
Boston and Tokyo: J. B. Millet, 1901. Large Octavos, 12 volumes; VG; bound in publisher's 1/4 white paper imitation vellum, handmade brown paper boards; green, brown, and gilt lettering and decoration to spine; top edges of text blocks gilt; some mild rubbing and wear to boards and spines; glue-stains to front pastedowns from removed bookplates; partial set, lacking the remaining 9 volumes on the Philippines, Burma, Afganistan, India, Persia, Turkey, and Russia; shelved above England.
Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2004. First edition; signed by artist and author. Large quarto in light grey cloth with grey and green DJ in brodart; VG/VG; front cover slightly slanted upward; minimal soiling; signatures on title page; contains essay by artist followed by 190 pages of plates; exhibition took place from 21 March to August 1, 2004; shelved case 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd., 1919. Limited Edition. 8vo., x, 156pp.; VG-; spine paneled black leather with black label and gilt lettering; rebound with new spine; boards green leather, somewhat faded, some wear; one of 1000 copies published at the Chiswick Press using the Riccardi fount on Riccardi handmade paper, this is number 178; some pages have pressed flowers some darkening and damage to pages from flowers; repairs to gutters on pastedowns; top edge of text block gilt; inscription in ink of second free endpaper; shelved case 0.