Tartan Dragon, 2012. First Edition. oblong 4to., 240 pp., VG/VG; blue pictorial spine, white lettering; mild wear to DJ, mostly very mild wear to head and tail of spine; "£25.00" to back cover; navy blue cloth boards, bright metallic silver lettering to spine; minimal wear to boards; spine and boards somewhat cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; interior pristine, with numerous full-color photographs of Antarctica and its wildlife; INSCRIBED by Allan to ffep; shelved Front Table.
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London: Crosby, Lockwood and Co., 1886. First Edition. Small Hardcover Octavo; VG-; Brown spine, black text; Book wrapped in saline jacket, Boards strong, corners chipped, sunning on edges and spine, card on spine has been severely rubbed and chipped, closed tear along length of front spine, 1-inch closed tear along head of back spine; Text block age toned, foxing on end papers and paste-downs, spine separated at paste-downs otherwise in good condition, text and illustration legible and clear; pp 160. Shelve front case.
London: E. H. Butler & Co., 1863. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 156 pages; VG-; spine is green with faded gilt lettering; half bound in green cloth and red vellum; binding has heavy rubbing on both boards, moderate wear along the top, bottom, and fore edge, with heavy chipping at the fore edge corners and mild chipping at the top and bottom of the spine; pages have gilt along the top edge, age toning, occasional blotching, and minor detachment on page 120; shelved case 13.
London: F. and C. Rivington, 1794. Reprint. Small Octavo, xx, 453, ; G+; bound in full black leather, gilt lettering to spine; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, cracking to spine; wear to front hinge, with board threatening; interior clean; with engraved frontispiece and title page; title page continues: "Divided into XVII chapters: One whereof being read every Lord's Day, the Whole may be read over thrice in the Year...with Private Devotions for Several Occasions."; shelved case 4.
New York: Grove Press, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. thin softcover 8vo., 93 pp., VG-; spine black with blue and yellow lettering: mild overall wear to covers, slight material loss to head and tail (lettering unaffected), mild bumping to edges and corners; interior clean; SIGNED by Alvarez to title page, dated September 1984; covers protected by plastic sleeve; shelved Case 0.
Romae [Rome]: Typis Sac. Congregationis de Propag. Fide, 1771. Thin Octavo, 37 pages; VG; bound in a quarter gray cloth, marbled boards; ex-library, with library name on front board near tail of spine, small glue-stain to rear pastedown, library stamps to title page, page 29; text in Latin; scarce; shelved case 3.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 512 pages, VG/VG; white and blue pictorial DJ, red lettering: very mild wear to covers, "U.S. $27.50 / Can. $37.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, navy blue faux-leather paper spine, lighter blue matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: minimal wear to boards, light age-toning/wear to text-block, interior clean, with several black-and-white photographic plates; INSCRIBED by Ambrose to first blank page; shelved Window or WWII.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989. First. Octavo hardcovers with dust jackets in two volumes, 752pp, 736pp in VG/VG condition. Author signed both volumes on cover page. Dust jackets clean and un-creased, not price clipped, now protected in brodarts, minimal wear with only a few small rub marks. Remainder stamp on vol. 1. Textblock rubbed at corner from slight sagging. Boards clean with no signs of bumping. Volume one has red paper covered boards with quarter cloth on spine. Volume two the same, except blue paper. Text clean. Spine red white and blue. Shelve case 5.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Folio picture book, unpaginated, VG/no DJ; gloss paper boards, white spine, black and red lettering: mild overall wear to boards, mild bumping to corners, sticker residue over original price to back board ("£4.50 net in UK"); interior clean and fully illustrated by Ambrus, a long-time artist for Oxford University Press; he has also participated in Channel 4's archaeology television series "Time Team" to help visualize how excavated sites may have looked in the past; Ambrus served as a patron of the Association of Archaeological Illustrators and Surveyors until its merger with the Institute for Archaeologists in 2011; shelved Case 14.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1970 . First USA Edition. 8vo., 253 pp., VG-/VG-; DJ, pink spine and front cover with green lettering; rubbing/closed tears to edges of DJ, particularly head of spine, mild wear to covers; price uncut "$5.95" to top right-hand corner of front flap, Harcourt logo to bottom of front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, spine white cloth with black and green lettering, green paper boards; very mild foxing towards head of spine, bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild rubbing to edges, dent to middle of top-edge of front board; boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy, slight cocking to boards; staining/foxing to text-block; "First American edition 1970" stated to copyright page; INSCRIBED by Amis to title page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
New York: Broadway Books, 2005. First Edition, Third Printing. 10vo, 350 pages; VG/VG; Spine is white with red lettering; dust jacket has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, has minor discoloration throughout; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, spine has minor cocking, boards have minor warping; pages clear; signed on the title page by Amos; shelved Music Bios.
London: Henry Colburn, 1818. First Edition. 12mo., 239pp.; VG; spine brown leather, red label and gilt lettering; 1/2 bound in brown calf, marbled boards; corners worn, most leather worn off; 1/4 of label on spine chipped off, vertical quarter close to the front board; some wear to hinges; bookplate on front pastedown; no edition specified on title page, presumed first; slight age-toning to pages; sparse foxing; shelved case 10.
London: J. Johnson, W. J. and J. Richardson, T. Payne, and others, 1806. Fourth Edition. Quarto, 122 pages, 38 maps; VG; bound in contemporary 3/4 calf, paneled spine with gilt titling, gilt and blind stamping; newly rebacked with spine preserved; marbled boards, text block, endpapers; 3 bookplates to front pastedown; plate 1 not present as issued, 38 plates present, one folding; plates 2, 7, 11, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, with some color borders or roads; MW consignment; shelved case 7.
Kyoto, Japan: Senshoku to Seikatsusha, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. Folio, 76 pages and 104 plates; VG/G+; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket has some chipping and wear to edges, particularly head of spine, large chip missing to upper fore corner of front cover; interior clean; profusely illustrated; shelved front table or alcove.
Norwich, England: Jarrold & Sons, 1897. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 184 pages; VG-; fully bound in green cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges with mild fraying at the top of the spine; pages have age toning and small occasional tears; profusely illustrated with inlaid and folded tipped-in plates; original owner's name is written in pen on the ffep; shelved case 9.
New York: Brentano's. Early Edition. 4to., 319pp.; VG-; rebound in bright orange cloth, black lettering on spine; part of original front board preserved and attached to front board, includes the entirety of the title, center illustration, and artist's name; interior has some age-toning and foxing; mild rubbing, staining to rear cover; LP consignment; shelved case 12, Dupont.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1985. First Edition. thin oblong 8vo. picture book, unpaginated, VG/VG; DJ, spine white with black lettering; general mild wear to covers, small tear to top corner of back cover; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; spine and boards slightly cocked, boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding strong; minimal wear to boards, bumping to corners; INSCRIBED by Montresor to ffep; First Edition with full number line stated to copyright information to bottom of title page; shelved Case 14.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1924. First American Edition. 4vo., 280pp.; VG; bound in publishers black cloth with image pasted on front board, silver lettering on spine; 12 tipepd-in color plates, including frontispiece; minor bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; illustrated endpaper; housed in a G box; of bottom half: bottom right corner torn, tear on lower edge, some peeling; of top half: same image pasted on as on front board, bottom flap missing, upper right corner torn, peeling; shelved case 14.
London: J.H. Anderson, 1840. 12mo, xi, 64 pages; G; softcover; white spine with sun toned tape; covers have general shelfwear, general edgewear, general light soiling, tape on spine, open tears on front head and fore edges, closed tear on rear fore edge, spine sun toned, tape in rear interior; text block age toned, soiling through out, tape on title page fore edge, closed tear on page vii fore edge, open tear on tail fore corner of page 27; shelved case 3.
Philadelphia, PA: The John C. Winston Company, 1952. First Edition. Octavo, 210 pages; VG/VG; spine is pictorial (a laboratory with equipment) with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$2.00', has wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has several small closed tears, has minimal discoloration and rubbing throughout; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges, has minimal rubbing on both sides; pages have minor dust build up along the top edge; illustrated endpapers; shelved HC Sci Fi.
Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1970. First Edition. Octavo, 282 pages, VG-/VG; blue DJ, white and red lettering: very mild overall wear to DJ, light age-toning visible to flaps (text unaffected), "$5.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; navy blue buckram boards, gold lettering to spine: light scratch to front board, cloth slightly torn to middle of scratch; mild bumping to head and tail; light age-toning to text-block, minor imperfections to interior, text unaffected; INSCRIBED by Andretti to ffep, vertical line of mild age-toning to ffep, inscription affected yet clear and legible; shelved Sports.
New York: A.L. Burt Company, 1931. Photoplay Edition. Octavo, 256 pg; G/G+; spine is off-white with black lettering; dust jacket protected by mylar covering; dj has some wear including, rubbing and small closed tears to the head of the spine, affecting the title on spine; some water stains to the spine as well as the rear cover; spine is slightly cocked; rubbing to the edges of the front and rear covers and a small closed tear to the top of the rear cover; interior pages show some mild wear including stamps to the front and rear endpapers "From White Front Pharmacy-Vinton, Virginia"; pages 60-61 have some residual staining from an old bookmark (included); page 243-244 has been torn on the corner, missing corner is included in the book; some creased corners; shelved HC Fiction.
New York: Macmillan, 1959. first U.S. edition. Octavo in cloth with DJ. VG/Fair. DJ has heavy shelf and edge wear. Small open tears on DJ corners, small open and closed tears along edges of DJ. DJ corner has been clipped. Foxing on endpapers, pastedowns and inner DJ flaps. Binding is solid. 314pp. Shelve in hardcover fiction section. DJ spine is black and white with blue and black text.
Roma: Invenezia, 1703. First Edition. Octavo; VG; spine wax yellow w/brown tag w/black text; creasing at joints, minor wear at head & tail, general all round wear, boards firm & clean; binding slightly loose at hinges but otherwise in strong service; pages have some wear, but moderate aging: prev owner signature on free front pg, staining, foxing, fading at txt block and warping of paper as if wet, likely cause was warping due to some condensation from heat, otherwise it is in very good cond. as is. 748pp. Italian script; case 3.
New York: The Viking Press, 1972. First Edition. Octavo, 303 pages; VG/VG; spine is white with green, black, and blue lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut, '$7.50', has mild wear along the top and bottom edges, has minor discoloration; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have occasional minor pen markings; shelved case 13.
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1987. First Edition. thin folio picture book, 55 pp., VG/VG; red DJ, white and orange lettering: very mild wear to covers, mostly wear to head; "01840-550 $18.95" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; brown cloth boards, copper lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, joints weakened, front board somewhat shaken; INSCRIBED by Angelou to dedication page, dated May 1987; interior pristine, with numerous black and brown illustrations by Feelings; shelved Case 14.
New York: The Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co., 1890. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 130 pages; G+; fully bound in green cloth, front cover has gilt tooling and lettering, binding has rubbing on both covers, has wear along the top and bottom edges and along the spine, with fraying at the top of the spine and bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have age toning and dust build up along the top edge; shelved case 13.
Washington, NJ: Times Change Press, 1973. First Edition, First Printing. 10vo, 156 pages; VG-; spine is white with black lettering; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges and along the sides of the spine, minor warping; first several pages have minor detachment, have a stamp mark along the top edge; shelved case 1.
New York: The Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co., 1912. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 398 pages; fully bound in blue cloth, front cover has gilt tooling, spine has gilt tooling and lettering; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges, with fraying at the top and bottom of the spine, has mild rubbing on both covers and mild bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have dust build up along the top edge, have age toning, and have minor small pencil marking on the first and last endpapers; profusely illustrated; shelved case 13.
Easton, PA: The Dramatist Co., 1912. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; VG; Tan leather spine, gilt text on green card; Boards strong, rubbing and/or chipping on corners, edges and spine in addition to general shelf wear; Text block is age toned, some light foxing on tail and fore edges, pages durable, text legible; pp 283. Shelve Front Case.
La Haye: Adrian Moetjens, 1692. 12mo. 2 volumes; VG; bound in early full brown calf, volume 1 newly rebacked with spine preserved, spines paneled with gilt; some rubbing and wear to boards; Illustrated with 12 folding copper engravings and two folding copper engraved maps, the second map with a long horizontal tear, but still intact with no pieces missing; stamp of previous owner on ffep of volume 2, remnants of bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1, ffep of volume 2; VG consignment; shelved case 9.
[Venice: Paulus Manutius]: Aeneas Vicus Parm. F., 1554. Second edition (a reissue of the 1553 first edition) of the Latin translation of Le Imagini con tutti riversi trovati et le vite de gli imperatori tratte dale historie de gli antichi. Libro primo (1548). Small quarto (8.5 x 5.875 inches; 227 x 150 mm).  leaves (letterpress and engravings interleaved): letterpress comprising 1 leaf with two addresses to the reader by Antonio Zantani (1509-1576) and 11 (of 12) leaves of biographical sketches, all with historiated woodcut initials, and 16 leaves index (signed A-D4); engravings comprising the engraved title within an architectural border, 12 pages of engraved cartouches with portraits of the emperors and details of their persons, and 65 (of 72) pages of engravings of coins and medals, all drawn and engraved by Enea Vico (1523-1567). The engravings are partly printed on both sides. This copy is lacking the biographical sketch for Claudius (1 leaf), and seven pages of engravings (on four leaves) of coins and medals for Domitianus. Early calf, quite worn, and suffering from red rot. The joints are cracked and the upper portion of the spine is missing. The engraved title is soiled and creased, strengthened on the verso at the outer edge, and mounted on a stub. A few additional leaves are mounted on stubs, and a few have been strengthened at the outer edge. Light to moderate foxing and browning, dampstaining to the lower portion of the text block, minor worming to the lower blank margin of about ten leaves. This work deals with the portraits and lives of the first twelve Roman emperors and all of the reverses of their coins and medals that the authors had found, arranged by the metal from which they were struck: gold, silver, or bronze. The Latin editions contain substantial alterations and additions to the 1548 Italian edition, including ten additional pages of engravings of coins and medals, Antonio Zantani's addresses to the reader, and an index. Although "Libri primi" appears on the titles, no second book was published. This edition does not have the dedication to Pope Julius III by Eneo Vico present in the 1553 edition. Shelved in Case #4.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. First American Edition. 8vo., 191pp.; VG-/G-; spine purple and tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, blacked out; dust jacket has numerous chips and tears, including front flap detached along hinge, but present, chipping along all edges; booksellers sticker to rear pastedown; inscription on ffep; marbled boards, mild wear; extremely scarce in dust jacket; mild foxing to endpapers; rubbing to board edges; top edge of text block stained red; shelved case 9.
Paris: Eugene Figuiere, 1913. Sixth edition. Quarto in brown and grey illustrated hardcovers; VG; vinyl covers and paper wraps with shelf wear and discoloration; boards clean; binding strong; paper highly discolored with some foxing; 46 plates at the end, clean; text clean; pp. 84; in French; shelved in Case # 11.
Medioburgi Zelandorum: Apud Iacobum Fieresium bibliopolam, sub insigni Globi, 1642/1643. Octavo, 411, , 388 pages; VG; bound in contemporary vellum, mild staining and wear; worn label to spine; ffep cut, in half, second flyleaf torn; two titles with two separate title pages, pagination restarts; shelved case 3.
London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1843. First Edition. large Octavo, 322 pages, 4 pages ads; VG; rebound in full crushed crimson levant, paneled spine with gilt lettering in one compartments, others with gilt frames and gilt hound heads or hunting horns; triple-ruled border on boards; two double-rules to turn-ins, with hounds in the corners; gray endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; binding by Birdsall, Northampton & London; original covers and spine bound in in rear; frontispiece with tissue-guard; separate illustrated title page; old bookseller's ad for this volume taped opposite title page, with tape leaving residue; shelved case 12.
London: Black, Perry, and Kingsbury, 1812. Second Edition. Octavo, xxv, , 2-164 pages,  ads; VG; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather, gray cloth boards, gilt titling to spine; name written to title page; with half-title, folding frontispiece; water-stain to lower edge of frontispiece; fore and lower page edges untrimmed; shelved case 10.
Basileae: Per Sebastianvm Henricpetri, . Small Octavo, , 776 pages; G+; bound in early vellum, ink title and date on spine; three large holes, one each on front board, spine, rear board; small holes present from binding; vellum largely detached from text block; mild age-toning to interior; small sticker to ffep; Dedicatory epistle (dated 1560) by the ed., Marcus Hopper; 6 parts in 1, volume 1 only, with parts 7-11 in volume 2; shelved case 3.
Kyoto: Kyoto Shogoin, 1988. Folio, 281 pages; bound in brown silk-like fabric, housed in a brown slipcase, housed in a light brown cardboard box with Japanese lettering; This book selects 326 pieces of enamel painting and lacquer craftsmanship from the Hyokawa and Edo eras and the Ming and Qing dynasties. It includes 2 sets of national treasures that have been recognized for the first time.
London: J. Tonson, 1727. First Edition. Quarto, 325 pages; VG; full brown leather boards, re-backed with modern paneled light brown leather, burgundy label with gilt lettering, gilt leaf to each other panel; boards have single gilt roll t border, single gilt roll to board edges, moderate wear and rubbing; with all 18 plates of tables, including 1 folding; text block red; interior clean; wide margins; TB consignment; shelved case 3.