Charlottesville, Virginia: The Professional Photography Division of Eastman Kodak Company and Thomasson-Grant, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. oblong quarto, 171 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; very mild wear to dust jacket; profusely illustrated; shelved photography.
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New York: Scheba Publishing Company, 1937. First Edition. Octavo, 344 pages; G+; fully bound in red cloth, front cover and spine have faded gilt lettering binding has moderate wear, with the top and bottom edges of the spine worn off, has bumping and minor fraying on the fore edge corners, has minimal rubbing on both covers; pages have minor age toning, have minor to severe detachment in several locations, occasionally illustrated; shelved case 13.
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1944. First Edition. Quarto 221 pages, VG/G+; spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has several small closed and open tears, has several pieces of tape on the inside, has rubbing and discoloration throughout; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has heavy bumping on the fore edge corners, boards have minor warping; pages have minor age toning and warping; profusely illustrated with maps and photographs; contains a two part separate map of the master plan; shelved case 12.
London: Methuen, 1973. reprinted edition; signed. Small octavo in black hardcovers with pink DJ in brodart; VG/VG; DJ has two tiny minor stains in front; strong binding; minimal soiling; author's dedication on ffep; contains 16 black and white illustrations; text clean; pp. 327; shelved in arts biographies section.
London: The Cambridge University Press, 1969. Reprint. Octavo; G/no-DJ; lightly sunned black spines with gilt text; 13 volumes; cloths show moderate shelf wear to exteriors; some slight rubbing to edges; text blocks have slight soiling to exterior edges, including light moisture staining to head fore edge of vol. 1; interiors lightly toned, otherwise clean; tight bindings; shelved above case 9.
London: W. Thacker & Co., 1899. First edition. Octavo, 285pp. Hardcover without jacket. Bumping and shelf-wear. Soiling and sunning to cloth-bound boards. Light, scattered foxing throughout text. Moderate age-toning to margins of endpapers. Spine cocked. Rear hinge cracked. Spine cracked in several places. Fold-out map in rear perfectly intact. Good copy only. Shelve: CASE #9. Spine is brown cloth with black text in dark green box.
Yosemite National Park and Boston: Virginia Adams and Houghton Mifflin Company, 1950. First Edition. Folio, 97 pages; VG-/Fair; spine plain white; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, numerous holes and tears to all edges and spine; in spiral-bound printed boards; front board detahed on lower edge; with 30 full-page black and white plates with captions opposing; repaired tear to ffep; signed flat on ffep by Ansel Adams; shelved case 11.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: RIverside Press, 1894. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Riverside Press, 1891. Octavo 370 pages; VG; bound in 20th century leather, dark purple/indigo in color, paneled spine with gilt text and rules; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; spine cocked; dampstained to corners of text; rubbed on boards; shelve Endcap.
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1977. Octavo; VG/VG-; black spine, white and orange lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, minor edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, folding on rear interior flap, slight age toning in interior along edges; boards strong, minor edgewear on tail edge, very minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; text block age toned; 100pp.
London: C. Dilly and John Stockdale, 1787/1788. Volumes Two and Three of the First London Editions. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG-; spines paneled brown leather, red label with gilt lettering; BOTH VOLUMES HAVE BEEN TAMPERED WITH. The volume number on the title pages have been partially scraped off, so that one 'I' was removed from each, rendering the appearance of 'Vol. II.' to read 'Vol. I.', and 'Vol. III.' to read 'Vol. II.'. This is the only tampering with in these volumes that we have noticed.; spines newly rebound, previous brown leather boards present; moderate wear and soiling to boards, including some rounding to corners, chipping to leather; small stamp of a name to ffep; volume 2 has some water damage, primarily to upper for corner, and extending along the upper edge for the beginning of the volume, reached page number, but does not reach body of text; no underlining or markings to text; page 381/382 of volume 2 is torn, with the fore margin missing, none of the body of text is impacted, although the numbering in the margins is missing, page number present; minimal foxing, with what little there is sparse and faint; While newly rebound, both volumes are mislabeled on the spine. Volume 2 reads '1', and Volume 3 reads '2'. MK consignment; shelved case 1.
Boston: T. R. Martin, 1847. Adams was the sixth president of the United States. After serving a single term as president, he was elected to the House of Representatives for nine consecutive terms. While serving in the House, Adams ran an unsuccessful campaign for Governor of Massachusetts in 1833 as a candidate of the Anti-Masonic Party (formed in 1828). Letters on the Masonic Institution was published shortly before Adams’ death in 1848 at the age of 80. Excerpt: “It is now twenty years since there sprung up in the United States an earnest and at times a vehement discussion, of the nature and effect of the bond entered into by those citizens who join the society of Free and Accepted Masons. The excitement which arose in consequence of the disclosures then made, had the effect, at least for a time, if not permanently, to check the further spread of that association. The legislative power of some of the States was invoked, and at last actually interposed, to prevent the administration of extra-judicial oaths, including of course all such as were constantly taken in the Masonic Order. This was the furthest point which the opposition ever reached.” Bound in embossed black cloth, black spine with gilt lettering. Image at left is of the title page. 284 pages. 8vo., 284pp.; VG-; bound in embossed black cloth, black spine with gilt lettering; bumping to corners; what appears to be bookworm marks on the hinges and spine, does not impact text; top edge of head and lower edge of tail missing; mild scattered foxing; inscription dated 1853 on ffep; shelved case 1.
London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson, 1736. Fifth Edition. 12mo., 304pp., 8pp. Index; VG; spine paneled brown leather with red label and gilt lettering; 3/4 bound with orange-brown cloth boards; top edge of title page slightly cut, does not impact text; interior clean; minor shelfwear and bumping to boards, corners; shelved case 9.
London: Jacob Tonson, 1721. First Edition. Quartos rebound in dark brown embossed leather with six-band spine; VG; moderate fraying and shelf wear on boards; original paper age-toned, slightly wobbly, with moderate discoloration or foxing; vol. 1 contains six plates of sets of medals illustrated by the ancient poets; vol. 4 title page and first page repaired and creased at bottom right; in good condition; shelved above US Bios please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment.
London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1905. 1905 Reprint. 16mo; xi, 310 pg; VG; bound in 3/4 dark blue leather on blue cloth; gilt lettering on the spine; gilt seal on front cover; gilt seams between the leather and cloth; top edge of text block gilt; boards have mild wear including some rubbing to the joints as well as the corners; cloth is beginning to lift on the top and bottom of the rear board; browning to the textblock; shelve front case.
Washington: Department of War; Way & Gideon, printers, 1827. First Edition. 16mo, 31 pages; VG; tan wraps with handwritten pencil title on front panel; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; notices of Winfield Scott, Major-General, Lieutenant Colonel Zach. Taylor, aka future President Zachary Taylor, and first notices of Cadet Robert E. Lee; sunned; spine with breaks and closed tears; Shelved in Case 1.
New Rochelle, NY: Elston Press, 1906. first limited edition (120 copies). Thin, small octavo in ivory hardcovers with vinyl cover; VG; covers are very discolored and soiled; book slanted upwards; open gutter in front; ex-libris plate inside front cover; parchemin paper in good condition; red and black ink print clean; frontispiece decoration; blank end pages; shelved in case # 4.
[Washington, D.C.]: US Printing Office, 1968. First Edition. Quarto, 347 pages; VG-; in blue paper wraps, dark blue lettering; cracked spine; mild wear and rubbing, particularly to corners; Inscribed on front cover by General Westmoreland, dated 17 Aug. 1973; small math problem in blue ink to last page; shelved case 1.
Philadelphia: Conrad and Co., 1807. first edition. 12mo in brown moire leather boards with six-band spine; small burgundy band on spine; VG; boards show some soiling on the back, and general shelf wear; binding strong; open gutter in front; inscription and previous owner's label on ffep; paper heavily discolored; text in very fine print; tiny occasional pencil mark on margin; edges dusty; pp. 295; this is a translation of a thirteenth and fourteenth century text in Latin; shelved in Case 0.
London: John Stockdale, 1793. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary washed calf, newly rebacked with spine preserved; spine with elaborate gilt stamping, two labels with gilt titling; marbled endpapers; bookplate to front paste-downs; with 112 plates and tissue-guards; the title page of volume 1 has been trimmed slightly on the bottom edge, slightly impacting the date of publication; shelved case 7.
Wilmington (Del.): Peter Brynberg, 1802. First Wilmington Edition. Octavo, 316 pages; G; bound in contemporary full calf, moderate rubbing and wear to boards, label worn off of spine; early ink versions of the same name to front endpapers, front and rear pastedown; lacking rear endpaper; age-toning to interior; scarce; shelved case 7.
Dhaka, Bangladesh: ARCASIA, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. large square 4tos., 278 pp. [Vol. 1], 301 pp. [Vol. 2]; VG/VG; house in VG- slipcase; off-white cloth-covered spines and boards; very slight cocking to spines; soiling to boards of Vol. 1, incl. fingerprint marks and smudging to top corner of front board; interiors clean; creasing to bottom corners of pp. 275-278 [Vol. 1]; shelfwear to paper dust jackets, incl. chipping and tearing to head and tail of spine, bumping to corners [Vol. 1], bumping to edges and corners [Vol. 2]; white cloth-covered cardboard slipcase with vertical paper strip stating publisher affixed to spine, black text; moderate shelfwear and a torn orange paper insert partially repaired with tape; shelved under review table.
North Yorkshire, UK: Tartarus Press, 2016. Second Edition. Octavo, 258 pages; VG/VG-; Spine is beige with black and red lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '£32.50', has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges and minor discoloration on both covers and sticker residue on the back cover; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages clear; shelved HC Fiction.
London: George Routledge & Co., 1857. First Illustrated Edition. Octavo, 296 pages, VG-; rebound; three-quarter-bound, navy blue spine/corners, light blue buckram boards; gilt lettering to five-paneled spine and gilt star motif to four compartments, gilt borders to boards: front board detached; spine age-toned black, gilt clear and bright; mild wear to text-block, gilt top, age-toning to fore- and bottom-edges; marbled endpapers, ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; light age-toning/scattered foxing to interior, black text clear and legible; notations in pencil to page 296; original red cloth spine and cloth covers to boards bound-in to rear of volume; shelved Front Case.
Oxford University Press, 1980. First edition. Folio in dark green cloth hardcovers with black DJ in brodart; white letters on spine; VG/VG; minimal soiling; maps on end pages; paper and text clean; pp. 268; plates of photographs and art at the end; shelved under review table; please contact us for shipping costs.
Boston: George W. Briggs & Co., 1855. First Edition. 8vo., 182pp.; G+; bound in original blind- and gilt-stamped brown cloth, gilt lettering; cover of tail of spine coming loose, head of spine missing, chips to rest of spine; rubbing, bumping, and fraying to corners, board edges; some water damage, cloth on boards has some waviness and air-pockets, lower edge of ffep through title page, page 174-end; water damage to the corners and lower edges of plates; pencil writing to endpapers; colored frontis and five b/w plates; Alcott's first book, a collection of fables about nature she wrote at age 16 for her friend and neighbor Ellen Emerson, the daughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson. It was published in an edition of 1600 copies.; KS consignment; shelved case 7.
Boston: Robert Brothers, 1869. First Edition, First Printing, First State. Octavo, iv, 4-359  pages,  ads; G; bound in publisher's terra-cotta cloth, brown-coated endpapers; moderate wear and rubbing to binding, including cocking to spine, staining to lower half of front board, staining to majority of rear board, rear hinge peeling along lower half; gift inscription on sfep, dated April 29th 1870; interior free of most age-marks; frontispiece with tissue-guard and 3 plates, as issued; First State of the First Printing, with no notice for "Little Women, Part First" on page iv; WH consignment; shelved case 2.
London: John B. Day, 1876. First Edition, Second Issue. Quarto, 91 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's green cloth blocked in gilt and black; rebacked, with spine preserved; mild rubbing and wear to boards, beveled edges; with two chromolithograph plates after James Poole, 2 completed flies and 23 flies with dressing materials displayed in 22 sunken mounts on six leaves, all present; SG consignment; shelved case 10.
Chicago: Pascal Covici, 1926. Limited Signed First Edition [#60/150]. tall 8vo., 112 pp., VG/G+; golden yellow DJ, black lettering: chipping/creasing to edges of DJ with material loss to bottom margin of front cover, head, tail, and corners; mild foxing to back; mild age-toning to top margin of covers, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering: bumping to top corners, mild grayish mottling to boards; mild age-toning to text-block, deckled fore- and bottom-edges; SIGNED by author to limitation page, No. 60 out of 150 signed copies; shelved Case 0.
London, Ontario: The Jewish Observer, 1948. Folio (about 12.5" tall) hardcover in dark brown boards, Good+/No DJ: minor shelfwear, light bumping to head and tail of spine, minor rubbing to green text and tooling on front board and spine, binding shaken, splits start at paper overlay, some age-toning to edges of text block, pages 305-336 more heavily age-toned. Includes lyrics, music, illustrations, black-and-white photographs, all of which are clean. Text clean as well. [Spine has brown background and green text. Shelved in Judaica].
Le Sycomore, 1984. First Limited Edition (#176 of 500). Oblong folio in black cloth with black and white DJ in brodart; VG/VG; white letters on spine; DJ has some closed tears around edges, protected by brodart; strong binding; paper and text clean; pp. 301; author's signature and dedication on last front end page; very scarce; contains chapters on the uses of light in cinematography and in the arts, as well as philosophical and artistic descriptions of the role of light in photography; some full size pages in color; long, beautiful quote from Alain Robbe-Grillet inside front cover; in French; shelved case 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. First Edition. Quarto, 350 pages; VG; bound in publisher's gold fabric binding, printed acetate wrapper; mild chipping to wrapper; interior clean; "Including 90 color photographs of carpets in the Christopher Alexander collection, and 195 original sketches and drawings"; shelved case 11.
Riyadh, KIngdom of Saudi Arabia: King Abdulaziz Public Library, 1996. First Edition. Quarto, 244/288 pages; VG/VG, VG/VG-; spines are green with gray lettering; dust jackets of both volumes are in mylar coverings, have minimal shelf wear, jacket of volume two has a small closed tear on the bottom gutter corner on the front cover; bindings and pages clear; profusely illustrated; shelved Front Table.
New York: Abaris Books, Inc., 1977. First Edition. Quarto; pp 827; VG-/no-DJ; beige spines with black text; 2 volumes; boards show moderate wear to exteriors; lightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text blocks show light toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; woodcuts; arts- German; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1880. Large Paper Edition, #3/50. Octavo, 281 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 red calf by Blackwell, marbled boards and endpapers, spine paneled gilt with titling in two compartments; top edge gilt, others uncut; slight wear to hinges, slight rubbing to corners; signed and numbered by the printer; "This Large-Paper Edition, consisting of fifty copies, all of which are numbered, was printed in the month of October 1880. This copy is No. 3. Charles Whittingham"; OF consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1942. First Edition. Octavo, 284 pages, VG-/Fair; Spine is faded green and orange with white and black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$2.50', has severe damage along the top and bottom edges, with heavy chipping and several open tears at the top of the spine and on the fore edge corners, has a large chunk missing out of the spine, with a tear that extends through the front cover, has heavy discoloration throughout; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minor age toning and have dust build up along the top edge; shelved case 6.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1906. Large Paper Edition, #28/650. Quarto, 6 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 dark green calf, spines and portions of boards sun-faded to brown, marbled boards and endpapers, front board of volume 2 was previously detached but has since been repaired (please see photos for details), paneled spines with one compartment gilt titling, others gilt; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; Large-paper edition, number 28 of 650; with 35 illustrations by Flaxman, plus a matching pair of color/black and white frontispieces per volume; shelved above cook books.