New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1931. Octavo; pp 256; G/no-DJ; light green spine with black text; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, sunned spine, some wear to edges and corners; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges, light pencil; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, slight writing to front pastedown; light toning to pastedowns and endpaper;.
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948, 1949. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; dark blue spines with ivory text; green slipcase with paper labels to exterior, cracking to front head edge, fraying to edges, sunned exterior; 2 volumes, vol. 1, Young Washington, pp 549; vol. 2, Young Washington, pp 464; cloths show slight slight wear to exteriors, mild rubbing to edges, light sunning to spines; text blocks have slight toning to exterior edges, chipping to head edge of last page of vol. 1; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1957. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Off-white spine with black text; 7 volumes : 1 & 2 - Young Washington, 3 - Planter and Patriot, 4 - Leader of the Revolution, 5 - Victory with the Help of France, 6 - Patriot and President and 7 - First in Peace; Slipcases are slightly sunned with fraying edges and rubbed exteriors, slight browning along edges; Cloths are covered by custom wrap & mylar with 6 volumes having slipcases and the seventh is uncovered, exteriors have some white spotting on panels as well as moisture staining towards tail edges on vols. 6 & 7, otherwise they are undamaged and intact; Text blocks have darkened slightly on exterior edges with light foxing on edges of vol. 7, some staining on exterior head and fore edges of vols. 3 & 6, small sticker on pastedowns of vols. 1 & 7, and slight cracking between front end papers of vols. 2 & 4; pp 4177; shelved above case 13.
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.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Mixed Editions. Octavo; G/G; gold and black spines with black and ivory text; 7 volumes: vol. 1, Young Washington, pp 549; vol. 2, Young Washington, pp 464; vol. 3, Planter and Patriot, pp 600; vol. 4, Leader of the Revolution, pp 736; vol. 5, Victory with the Help of France, pp 570; vol. 6, Patriot and President, pp 529; vol. 7, First in Peace, pp 729; dust jackets mylar wrapped; modest wear to exteriors; some small chips to dj corners; price clipped flaps; vol. 2 missing dj; cloths show only slight wear to exteriors; light wear to edges; strong boards; text blocks have slight shelf wear to exterior edge; lightly toned exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispieces; interiors lightly toned; tight bindings; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Port Washington, NY: Ira J. Friedman, Inc., 1969. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 739; VG-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; full title: Gazetteer of the State of New York Embracing A Comprehensive View of the Geography, Geology, and General History of the State, and A Complete History and Description of Every County, City, Town, Village, and Locality; cloth has slight wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; light foxing to front board; light sunning to exterior; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior otherwise clean.
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.
New York, NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1965. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. color tinted illustration, mixed hues of tan and black with red, pink and green tint decorate spine and the jacket front. small dark yellow segment at head of spine with centered black titling. edgewear is light and some shadow to worn text filled rear. the DJ under clear protective cover. light brown clothbound HB, with black titles between gently pushed in spine ends. prior owner name/date on right fep. lightly read interior with illustrations following page 128. slipped in newsprint has heavily browned the sheet p. 375 to final ivory page before red ffep. peppered with faint foxing on head-edge and fore-edge. as is. 381 pp.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1989. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG. black glossy DJ spine with light yellow author and title centered beneath head and smaller red publisher at foot. centered b/w image upon jackert front, framed by yellow/red and large ivory main titles. inner flaps a tinge toned. dark blue clothbound HB, spine gilt-stamped, adjacent boards are medium blue. a touch of wear to volume extremities. INSCRIBED/SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. with b/w illustrations. 331 pp. ISBN# 0195037979.
Topeka: Historical Publishing Company, 1926. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has marbled edges and endpapers, light water stains to fore edge of some pages, mild age-toning to paper; 608 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: The New York Times & Arno Press, 1971. Reprint edition. Octavo; Reprint edition 1971; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with silver print; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and brown cloth to boards, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slightly cocked spine; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; paged from previous edition: 32-94, 152-189, frontispiece (port.).
Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1978. reprint. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Bright green spine with gilt text; Originally published in 1894, this reprint is from 1978; Boards has minor smudges on exterior with lightly rubbed edges, however panels are strong, sturdy and intact; Text block shows light foxing along exterior edges as well as inside pastedown & on end papers, pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 126.
Pittsford: Pittsford Historical Society, 1976. Reprinted. Thick Octavo; pp 756; G-/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth has noticeable rubbing to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; slight highlighting; pictorial endpapers; illustrated;.
Hartford: Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1882. Thin Octavo; pp 94; Good-/no-DJ; dark burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; slight soiling to boards; some wear to corners; text block shows slight toning due to age; minor pencil; frontispiece with tissue guard; slight cracking to front gutter.
Paris: Edouard Champion, 1924. First (signed by the publisher); rare book;. Small octavo in soft covers; spine ivory with black and brown letters; Good+; paper covers with moderate shelf wear and soiling; handwritten dedication and signature of publisher on front end page; two images of forty dollars notes in glossy paper; text in large print clean; paper slightly faded; "Le Grand Gerard" was the most instrumental diplomat to bring U.S. recognition to France before the Revolution; pp. 227; this book is in FRENCH.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1961. Octavo; pp 173; G/G-; green spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; few chips to edges; light foxing to rear; exterior lightly sunned; cloth has minor wear to edges; slightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; foxing to head exterior edge; interior clean.
Chicago: Callaghan and Co., 1897. 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, rear paste down and edges have rubber stamps, otherwise text is clean; 733p.(Vol.1).
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).
Philadelohia and London: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1918. Octavo; good/none; red cloth spines with gold text; moderate shelf wear and bumping; sunned at the spines; light flaking and chipping; text blocks, clean; toning at the edges; head edges, gilt; illustrations in color and doubletone; --v1: frontispiece portrait of Stephen Girard; 409pp. --v2: frontispiece reproduction of the vessel Good Friends, 246 tons; 481pp. -Sold as a 2 volume set.
Wasington, DC: National Historical Publications and Records Commission, 1996. Octavo; vg+/none; blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; --V1, 1022 pp., ISBN 0-16-048498-7; maps; binding shaken; ---v2, 1057 pp.; ISBN 0-16-048499-5; portraits; binding shaken; --v3, 1001 pp.; ISBN 0-16-0484500-2; maps; binding shaken; else very good.
Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1990. First Edition. Imperial Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; spine red with white lettering; covers sturdy, clean, minor to minimal edgewear, minimal other wear; textblock clean, minimal wear, front hinge cracked (adhesive showing) inscription by author on title page, no other writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining, contains b/w photos. pp. 82.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1992. Thick Octavo; pp 1061; VG/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; full title: Foreign Relations of the United States, 1958-1960: East Asia-Pacific Region; Cambodia; Laos, Volume XVI; this volume only; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Xlibris Corporation, 2012. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with black print; DJ has small tears at spine ends, mild edgewear and shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; 451 pages, illustrated.
Cleveland: World Publishing, 1961. First Edition. Newsletter Text: Harry Golden CARL SANDBURG [SIGNED] Cleveland: World Publishing, 1961. First Edition. Biography of poet Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) told in an upbeat anecdotal style. Sandburg was a noted poet, writer, musician, and thinker. A pacifist, he was a Spanish-American war veteran who later supported U.S. involvement in two World Wars. A supporter of Swedish-style socialism, he had many Republican admirers due to his biographies of Abraham Lincoln. Sandburg's support for such radical ideas as old age pensions, worker compensation, and a minimum wage became mainstream in his life time. Author Harry Golden was a friend and neighbor of Sandburg. Hardcover with dust jacket. 287 pages with black and white photos. Signed by both Sandburg and Golden. CONDITION NOTES: Octavo; VG/VG; Red spine with black and white lettering; Stated first edition; SIGNED by BOTH Golden and Sandburg; Light wear to dust jacket, toned at spine, now covered by a mylar brodart cover; Boards straight with light edgewear; Binding tight; Pages toned, but free of marking; 287 pages. SHELVED: Case 1.
New York: Harper & Row, 1973. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ in mylar, creasing to front, small tear at top of spine; Boards in black and brown cloth with silver print, cocked spine, mild wear to spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, entire block is warped, text is clean and tight; xx, 438 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1963. Octavo; pp 531; VG-/G; beige spine with black text; this volume only; dust jacket has slight wear to light green exterior; sunned spine; price clipped front flap; gray cloth has minor wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges, light foxing to exterior head edge; interior clean.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1979. First Edition. Octavo; pp 320; VG/G; sunned ivory spine with dark blue text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; light smudges to rear; mylar wraps; cloth has very light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by Barry Goldwater;.
New York: Doubleday & McLure Co., 1899. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with black print on white banner; Boards in illustrated grey cloth, black print, wear to corners and spine caps, small tears at spine head, bump to top outside corner, wear to hinges; Text block has cracked front and rear hinges, tanning to endpapers, bump to top outside corner throughout, intermittent spine breaks, clean text; 307 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates, folded map).
New York, London, Toronto, Sydney: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2005. Octavo; pp 916; VG-/G; black spine with gilt and ivory text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior, lightly bent edges; cloth shows some wear to exterior, lightly rubbed edges; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges, deckled fore edge; interior clean.
Dublin: Printed for the Company of Booksellers, 1779/1785. First Editions. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG, bound in unrestored contemporary specked calf, burgundy and black labels to spines, gilt titling; some rubbing and wear to bindings, mild fraying to corners, vertical crack to spines of volumes 1 and 3, mild wear to hinges; rear hinge of volume 1 beginning to separate; small ownership stamp to ffeps; interiors with minimal scattered ink; volume 1: , vi, , vi-vii, , -399, volume 2: , 6-427, , volume 3: , xii, 432; With folding table in volume 1, listing those killed or wounded during battle, including Lexington and Concord and the Battle of Bunker Hill. Lacking the folding "A new map of North America" called for by Sabin.; The first volume is a history of conflicts from 1774 to 1778, and the second volume has copies of political papers and letters beginning with the Stamp Act. "The third volume, which continues the history to 1783, was a subsequent publication, and is seldom found with the other two" - Sabin. Shelved case 1.
Trenton, NJ: Daniel Fenton, 1834. First Edition. Octavo; G/No jacket hardcover; Brown leather spine with faded gilt lettering; Boards are rubbed and worn, edges and corners are faded, hinges and spine are cracked; Spine is rubbed and leather is cracking, half of gilt lettering is missing; Some abrasions to all sides; Binding is loose but intact; Text block is age toned, foxed and has some liquid staining throughout, there is some underlining throughout text; Folded-in color map is torn in places, and edges are well worn, but map is intact; Previous owner's name and bookplate on front paste down. 2 Volumes in 1 book, 329 and 266 pages.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1872. Octavo; G/No-DJ; Spine is dark grey with gold text; Boards have general edge wear, some rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are sprung, scratches and marks, stains, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, significant age-toning, foxing, content is clear; pp 517.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1867. Octavo, 596 pages; G+; fully bound in brown leather, spine has embossed lettering; binding has heavy shelf wear, with the top and bottom of the spines missing chunks, has fraying and bumping on the fore edge corners, has streaks and patches of rubbing throughout; pages have age toning and blotching, have minor detachment in several locations, endpapers have pencil markings; shelved case 1.
Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1982. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 303; VG-/VG-; light brown spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor edge wear; mylar wraps; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1903. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards quarter bound with brown leather to spine and corners, brown cloth to boards, in clear plastic protective cover, front hinge torn, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block cracked front hinge repaired with binders tape, gilt top edge, deckled edges, slight amount of pencil notation otherwise clean text; xxxviii, 307, 300 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates).
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1962. First Edition. Octavo; pp 445; G/Fair; dark blue/orange pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows small chips to edges; modest wear to exterior; cloth has lightly sun faded exterior; slight bump to spine; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Washington, D.C. Department of the Navy, Naval History Division, 1972. Booklet [8x10]; pp 85; G-/paperback; full title: The American Revolution, 1775-1783; An Atlas of 18th Century Maps and Charts, Theatres of Operation; light gray front cover shows slight sunning to exterior; rear cover lightly soiled; moderate wear to edges; text block shows light soiling to exterior edges; previous owner's name stamped inside front cover; interior clean.
Cleveland, OH: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1915. US Printing. small Qto(s). VG/ - no DJ (TWO VOLUME SET). burgundy clothbound HBs, spine stamped with calligraphic title, standard gilt capitals for author at head and publisher at foot. edgewear concentrated at the puckered ends and the outer extremities bumped. Volume I: stamped gilt cloaked figure at center panel. aged but not discolored interior, with AUTHOR'S INSCRIPTION ON BLANK FEP SHEET PRIOR TO HALF-TITLE PAGE. color frontispiece, with tissue overlay, sheer with a line of printed text relative to illustration. 5 additional images in b/w and limited color. interior is in above average shape, with 341 pp., no writing. with gilded head-edge and roughly trimmed fore-edge and tail. Volume II : stamped gilt cloaked figure at center of front board. pushed in ends and thick board corners curve in. sealed hinges, fep/ffep are unmarked. color frontispiece with text imprinted sheer tissue overlay. also title vignette and 5 more illustrations. gilded head-edge, roughly trimmed fore-edge and tail. interior fine. 346 pp.TWO VOLUME SET, EXCELLENT COPY.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1856. Revised Edition. Quarto, 490 pages; VG-; paneled spine has gilt tooling and lettering on a red stripe; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; Pages have moderate age toning, have occasional chipping and creasing, have minor detachment in the gutter edges in several locations; contains several illustrated plates with tissue guards; housed in brown publisher's slipcase; shelved front case.
Chapel Hill, NC: Chapel Hill Press Inc., 2006. Two 4to hardcovers in slipcase. VG+. Ex-Library of Congress- each has barcode sticker on dedication page. Interiors otherwise pristine,minor bumping to spine, some residue on back boards where price sticker was removed. Light shelfwear, bumping to one corner of slipcase. Vol. One 297 pp. 1880849836. Vol. Two 332 pp. 1880849836. [Gilt text on blue spines. In cases.].
Cabin John, MD: Seven Locks Press, 1984. First Edition. Tall Octavo in blue cloth boards and yellow dust jacket. VG+/VG+. very light shelf-wear to boards and dust jacket, binding tight, dust jacket protected by plastic sleeve. INSCRIBED BY U.S. CONGRESSMAN GUDE in blue ink on title page. 185 pp.; Shelved Case 1.