New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1996. First edition. Octavo (oblong); First edition; G+/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ in mylar, small tears at spine ends and flap corners, portions to top edge torn away on front and rear, puckering to front, small stains on rear; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and grey paper to boards, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block is clean and tight; 224 pages, illustrated (b&w).
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Springfield, MA: Patriot Publishing Co., 1912. First Edition. Booklets [8x11]; Fair/paperback; multicolored [blue, brown, tan]; full title: The Civil War Through the Camera: Hundred of Vivid Photographs Actually Taken in Civil War Times Together with Elson's New History in Sixteen Parts Comprising a Complete History of the Civil War; covers show noticeable wear to exteriors; some chips to edges; covers of part one have detached at spine, but both still present; light soiling to some exteriors; text blocks show some staining towards some edges; darkening to exterior edges; slight toning to interiors; profusely illustrated.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2008. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 346; VG/VG; black spine with red and white text; dust jacket shows little wear to exterior; price clipped front flap; National Book Finalist Award sticker to front; cloth clean; strong boards; text block edges show minimal wear; deckled fore edge; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
Baton Rouge: Beauregard Press, 1977. First limited edition (#1576 of 3300 copies); signed. Folio in ivory cloth hardcovers with black and white DJ in brodart; VG/VG; DJ shows some shelf wear protected by brodart; boards with slight foxing; ex-libris plate on ffep; photos on glossy paper; pp. 128; shelved Front Table.
Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2003. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. light stone gray DJ spine with small red author, black and khaki titliing to mid-spine and smaller khaki publisher at tail. jacket front split between white and gray with enlarged titling. minimal jacket edgewear, under clear protective cover. medium red clothbound HB with gold stamped type, its adjacent boards are neatly cornered. dark brown endpages, textblock a mild ivory, no marks or writing within, and 25 illustrations. smooth ivory edges. excellent inside and out. 254 pp. ISBN# 0807827746.
El Paso: Carl Hertzog, Texas Western Press, 1955. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, gold with green print; Boards in gold cloth with green print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mildly cocked spine, cloth torn along rear hinge, slight spotting and shelfwear; Textblock has owner label and embossed stamp on endpapers, otherwise clean interior; Signed in ink by the author on front flyleaf; xi, 159 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
Boston: Cummings, Hilliard, and Co., 1826. First edition. Tall octavo in dark brown 3/4 hardcovers; condition: Good; boards show some shelf wear and fraying around edges and spine; front and back hinges loosening but not greatly affecting binding; penciled inscription on ffep; inside boards soiling and foxed; paper discolored with some offsetting; text clean; pp. 395;.
New York: Dial Press, Inc., 1950. first edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Tan spine with blue text; Cloth has moderately sunned spine with slight wear on front & back panels which have minor rubbing at corners and otherwise intact and sturdy; Text block shows slightly age toned exterior edges with tight binding and unmarked pages; pp 271.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Mixed Editions. Octavo; G/G; green, black and gray spines with cream and black text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Manassas to Malvern Hill, pp 773 [ISBN 0684101750, 1970]; vol. 2, Cedar Mountain to Chancellorsville, pp 760 [ISBN 0684101769, 1971]; vol. 3, Gettysburg to Appomattox, pp 862 [ISBN 0684101777, 1972]; dust jackets show modest rubbing to edges; mild sun fading to exteriors; few chips to edges; price clipped front flaps; mylar wraps; cloths show slight shelf wear to exteriors; lightly sunned spines; sturdy boards; text blocks have slight shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispieces; interiors clean; illustrated with many photograph and maps; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Williamsburg, VA: The Magazine Antiques, 1952. Small Thin Quarto; pp 64; Fair; 1/4 bound grayish blue spine with black text; no jacket; cloth shows some stains to front; sun fading toward edges; lightly sunned spine; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; light foxing to interior at fore edges; broken hinges; frontispiece; illustrated;.
Jackson, MI: University of Mississippi, 1981. Octavo; pp 258; G/G-; ivory/gray pictorial spine with red text; dust jacket has slight dampstaining to exterior, mostly to spine; some foxing to flaps; minor chips to corners; cloth has light soiling to exterior; slight sun fading to spine tail edge; light smudges to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; light foxing to endpapers; tight binding; illustrated;.
St. Petersburg, FL: Great Outdoors Publishing Co., 1972. Small Quarto; pp 389; VG-/G; black spine with gilt text; dust jacket shows slight foxing to exterior, previous bookshop's sticker to front, sticker to rear; cloth has light sunning to exterior, minor rubbing to exterior edges, strong boards; text block has light foxing to head and tail edge.
Columbia, Mo: E.W. Stephens, 1896. Octavo; Leather Binding; VG-; Hardcover; yellow spine with red and black labels and gold text; Volume is ex-library; Boards have shelf wear with rubbing, bumping and stains to corners, edges and exterior; Front and rear hinges are slightly separated but pages are unaffected;Text block is minimally age-toned, book plate is posted on front paste down; end papers and paste downs are sunned to the margins; bottom and fore edges have liquid stains and rubber stamps,otherwise clean; 733p.(Vol.3) NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Columbia, Mo: E.W. Stephens, 1896. Octavo; Leather Binding; VG-; Hardcover; yellow spine with red and black labels and gold text; Volume is ex-library; Boards have shelf wear with rubbing, bumping and stains to corners, edges and exterior; Front and rear hinges are slightly separated but pages are unaffected;Text block is minimally age-toned, book plate is posted on front paste down; end papers and paste downs are sunned to the margins; bottom and fore edges have liquid stains and rubber stamps,otherwise clean; 733p.(Vol.3).
Columbia, Mo: E.W. Stephens, 1896. Octavo; Leather Binding; VG-; Hardcover; Yellow spine with red and black labels and gold text; Volume is ex-library; Boards have shelf wear with rubbing, bumping and stains to corners, edges and exterior; Front and rear hinges are slightly separated but pages are unaffected;Text block is minimally age-toned, book plate is posted on front paste down; rear paste down has a rubber stamp; end papers and paste downs are sunned to the margins; edges are tanned otherwise clean; 711p.(Vol.4) NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
St. Augustine, FL: The Record Company, 1909. First Edition. Octavo; G+/No jacket hardcover; Red spine with black lettering; Covers have some wear and staining on both sides, edges of boards are beginning to fray lightly, mainly at the spine and corners; Binding is sturdy, though there is some cracking at the gutters near the end papers; Text block is age toned but clean; 234 pages. Shelved in Room X.
New York: Friends of the Earth, Inc., n.d. Large quarto; VG-/G; brown/gray multicolored spine with off-white text; dust jacket has slight wear on exterior, mostly on rear; slightly sunned spine; cloth has minor wear along edges; panels are strong & intact; text block has slight wear on exterior edges; text pages are unmarked w/ tight binding; pp 142.
Metairie, LA: Arthur Hardy Enterprises, 2001. First Edition. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. white glossy HC spine with densely color illustrated upon a basic white. colorful decorative endpapers. lavishly illustrated textblock, with historical photos, drawings and scanned items around the narrative, and images with much text detail. solid copy in great shape. 104 pp. ISBN# 0930892585.
n.p. Southwest Research Institute, 1977. First edition. Octavo; pp 57; VG; Red spine with gilt text; limited to 2000 copies; slipcase shows slight sun fading to exterior, minor wear to corners; cloth has very slight sun fading to exterior; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean; very good condition;.
Washington, DC: National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1962. Booklet [10x13]; pp 63; G-/paperback; peach spine without text; covers show sunned spine; slight shelf wear to exterior; slight crinkling to front fore edge; minor chips to spine edges; text block has slight foxing toward edges; mild dings to fore edges; slight defect to front hinge; frontispiece; illustrated;.
Spartanburg, SC: The Reprint Company, 1974. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 315; VG-/no-DJ; light green spine with gilt text; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; light rubbing to corners; slight soiling to boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; light sticker residue to front pastedown and ffep; interior clean; illustrated.
New York: Four Winds Press/Scholastic Magazines, Inc., 1970. Small Octavo; pp 218; VG-/G; beige/green spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight sun fading to exterior, minor wear to exterior, chipping to corners, price clipped front flap, light staining to rear; cloth has slight wear to exterior, sun fading to spine, minor wear to edges; text block shows light wear and age toning to exterior edges, interior clean;.
New York: Will H. Coleman, 1885. First Edition. 10mo; Good minus condition paperback; Spine is brick colored without text; Front cover torn from spine, but present; Original red brick printed wrappers, with map included, as issued; Very rare in first state wrappers and rarer with original map; Map has been repaired and reinforced at the folds; Originally sold at New Orleans Exposition, includes blind stamp of news-stand vendor "Crescent News Co." and price stamp on front fly. 324 pages. Book is in a bag NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Harrisonburg: Park View Press [printer], 1976. Octavo; Second printing; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, illustrated with blue and white print; Boards have slight shelfwear but are clean and strong; Text block has small stain to top edge, owner label on front pastedown, owner embossed stamp on title page, else clean and tight; 375 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Atlanta: T.H.P. Bloodworth, 1893. Thick Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Burgundy spine with gold text; Boards have slightly sunned exterior with moderate wear along edges, fraying spine edges & bumped corners, Pastedowns cracking from spine at hinges; Writings on front pastedown;Text block is age toned and pages, foxing on first & last few pages; pp 823.
New York & London: Thomas Yoseloff, Publisher, 1959. new edition. Octavo; VG-/G; blue spine with white text; dust jacket is covered with mylar; dj has minor edge wear, exterior just has light rubbing; dj has price clipped front flap; cloth has slight smudges on panels which are otherwise strong & intact; text block has minor wear & pages have tight binding; previous owner's name on ffep; small tear at fore edge of p 613; deckled fore edge; pp 613.
USA: St. Louis Dispatch Books, 2008. US Printing. oblong Qto. VG/VG. beige year numbers crowd the mottled ivory and khaki backgroud to DJ spine and jacket rear--the spine titling is in thin red lettering. fully illustrated jacket front background, a muted grayscale images with b/w figures and large dark red and black titles. very black clothbound HB, gold stamped titling, between sturdy adjacent boards. slick textblock contents. chronological chapters, each accented with a color to its year range is heavily illustrated in b/w among the clear white textblock. slim edges, excellent shape and solid copy. 192 pp. ISBN# 97809796045444.
Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
Raleigh: E.M. Uzzell & Co., 1914. Octavo; pp 399+508; VG-; dark brown spines with gilt text; full leather bindings; newly rebound; decorative borders and tooling to boards; 2 volumes; exteriors show slight scratches; lightly sunned spines; strong boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; marbled endpapers; light cracks to endpaper gutter at front, vol. 2; frontispieces with tissue guards; interiors clean; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1917. First limited edition. Octavo; pp 386; G+; light green slightly sun faded spine with red lettering; cloth shows minor wear to exterior and corners, slight soiling to boards, however boards intact; text block has darkened slight to fore edges, cracking to binding at pp 8-9, 208-9, previous owner's name and book plated to front pastedown, embossed stamp of former bookshop to title page, decked fore edges; interior clean;.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1893. 264/1000. Octavo; pp 353; G+/no-DJ; tan spine with black text to paper label; number 269 of 1000 limited, numbered copies; large paper edition; 1/4 cloth binding shows slight wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; deckled fore edge; interior lightly toned; frontispiece with tissue guard; slight offset to title page from frontispiece; uncut pages; illustrated.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1993. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG; black/beige spine with white text; dust jacket is covered w/ mylar plastic and shows minimal wear on exterior; clean and intact; cloth spine & paper boards are strong with clean, unmarked exterior; text block has light wear on exterior edges; text pages are crisp & unmarked; tight binding; deckled fore edge; pp 433.
New York: Negro Universities Press, 1968. Octavo: VG/no-DJ: Brown spine with gold text: Boards are strong with some light general shelfwear, mild rubbing at corners and head and tail of spine, some light dust staining: Textblock has slightly darkened with age, pages are free of markings, folds or tears, some darkening of the crease of the joint on the inside front and page free pages: 526 pp.
Spartanburg: The Reprint Company, 2000. Octavo; Third printing; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, purple with white print; DJ has edgewear, small tears to front top edge; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has spine break at page 468, else clean and tight; xvi, 497 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w plates).
Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1968. First. First edition, second printing; small quarto; VG-/G; pale blue spine with white text, white lines; dustjacket has moderate edgewear with light tearing and fraying, considerable discoloration, spine has faded from green to pale blue; boards are strong and clean; textblock has some light foxing to pages and edges, readability not affected; 117pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Bonanza Books, 1947. Ex-library; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is a color illustration of a tree, white text, library reference label taped; DJ has shelf wear, small open and closed tears on edges; Boards have bumping on corners, rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has library stamp on edges, rear end paper has card holder, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 373.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1946. First. Octavo; VG/G+; green spine, yellow text; jacket has protective mylar cover, edgewear, open tears at spine head and tail that have been fixed with tape, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong, minor rubbing around edges; textblock has small stains on back pastedown and free endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 344.