Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989. Second printing. Small Quarto; pp 597; VG-/G+; Black spine with gold and white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior and edges, scratches to rear; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light sunning to exterior; slightly cocked spine; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Books, 1988. Quarto; pp 597; G/G-; black spine with gold text; full title: Best Addresses: A Century of Washington's Distinguished Apartment Houses; dust jacket has some moderate wear to exterior, mostly to joints; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows light soiling towards edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington, D.C. The Grew Publishing Company, 1988. First edition. Quarto; pp 158; VG/VG; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, light toning toward edges, small sticker to front flap; cloth is clean, strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985. Small quarto; pp 464; VG-/G-; dark blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior; crease to front; crease to rear at joint; split to rear fore tail edge; slight wear to corners; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Washington, DC: P. Haas, 1840. First Edition. 10vo, 44 pages; Fair; fully bound in green cloth, front cover has embossed gilt lettering and tooling; ex library copy with numerical code on the back of the title page; binding has severe wear, with both boards completely detached, with heavy wear along the edges along the fore edge corners, spine has heavy chipping at the top and the bottom, and has rubbing; pages have heavy age-toning, frequent blotching, occasional tearing, and discoloration along the edges of the text block; original owner's name is written on the inner front board in ink; profusely illustrated with 1 leaf frontispiece, 20 plates (1 folded) 2 folded plans; shelved case 9 3/4.
The National Capital Area Council, Boys Scouts of America, n.d. Small quarto; VG-/no-DJ; white spine with white text on a blue bar; boards are slightly rubbed, mostly on rear; minor wear along edges; panels are intact and strong; text pages shows slight wear on exterior edges; pages have good, secure binding; quite good condition; pp 250.
Washington, D.C. Grand Lodge F.A.A.M., District of Columbia, 1962. Large Octavo; pp 197; G/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth has some wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front ffep; slight toning to interior edges; illustrated with many photographs.
Washington, D.C. Tennally Press, 2000. Second Edition. Large Octavo; pp 268; VG/VG; light blue spine with dark green text; dust jacket has very light wear to exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows little wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; interior clean; frontispiece; previous owner's name to ffep; inscribed by author;.
Boston: Samuel Walker, 1845. Second American Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary polished calf, elegant gilt borders to boards, spine with gilt titling and tooling; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; mild rubbing and wear, primarily to corners; lower front hinges threatening to crack; With 41 full-page engraved plates as called for in Sabin, 39 of which are called for in the Binder's Instructions (10 in Volume 1 and 27 in Volume 2, including a map of north America), plus a frontispiece to each volume, plus 3 plates uncalled for: Tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, Volume 2, page 452, states volume 1, page 319 - Exchange, New York, volume 2, page 392 - Custom House, Boston, volume 2 page 356; CO consignment; shelved case 1.
Philadelphia: Prichard and Hall, 1788. First American Edition. Octavo, , 244,  pages; G; bound in contemporary mottled brown leather, flat spine with gilt bands and lettering; chipping to head of spine; rubbing and bumping to corners; front hinge shaken, with lower half detached; an unrestored copy, no signs of repair to binding; collation: [A]2, [B]4, C-G4, H3/4, I4, K1-3, L4, M-Z4, 2A-2I4, lacking H1/2, K4, L1-L3 (corresponds to pages 49-52, 71-78); L4 and M1 partially loose; title page has a strip torn off at the head, does not impact text; name written on title page; first and last few leaves and pastedowns have light to moderate browning in irregular along edges, probably from binder's glue; mild foxing throughout; lacking folding demographic Table of Virginia Indians; map on page 20 present; 4 pages of ads in rear as called for; JG consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: Johnson and Ward, 1862. Folio, 99 pages, 64 lithographed maps; G; bound in original publisher's three-quarters calf with embossed green cloth covers, titling in gilt on front cover and spine, marbled endpapers; front gutter partially open; most maps with light foxing; hand-colored plates; shelved above case 3.
Colesville, MD: National Capital Trolley Museum, 2001. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 444; VG-/G; gray/purple/blue spine with black text; dust jacket shows some shelf wear to exterior; light sunned exterior; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has little wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; slight cracking gutter at frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Random House, 2006. First Edition. Folio, unpaginated, VG-/VG-; gray pictorial DJ, white lettering: mild creasing to head, tail, and corners of covers; approx. 1" long closed tear to bottom margin of back cover; "U.S.A. $75.00 / Canada $90.00" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; navy blue cloth boards, debossed navy blue lettering: cocking to spine and boards, casing somewhat loose, binding strong; bumping to corners; creasing to bottom corners of last five (5) leaves as well as bfep; interior pristine, with full-color photographic plates by Leibovitz; INSCRIBED by Leibovitz to half-title page, dated 2009 in Washington, DC; shelved Alcove 1.
London: The Folio Society, 2015. First Edition Thus. tall, thick 8vo., 489 pp., VG-; brown cloth spine with silver lettering, brown pictorial paper boards, with sepia photograph of Lincoln to front board; mild bumping to head of spine, slight cocking to spine; mild rubbing to corners of boards; very mild shelfwear to fore-edge of text-block; bottom corner of p. 217-218 creased; housed in black slipcase; shelved Folio Society.
New York: Ruder Finn Press, 2010. First Edition. square 4to., 517 pp., VG-/VG-; DJ, red spine with white lettering; approx. 1/2" closed tear to bottom edge of front cover; wear/creasing to corners, closed tear to bottom corner of front cover; "$85.00 US" to back cover; pale yellow cloth boards, depressed pale yellow lettering to spine; back board cocked; bumping to corners, particularly to bottom corner of back board; black scuffing to bottom edges of boards; text-block somewhat waved, black scuff mark to fore-edge; interior clean, many glossy plates of Henry's works; INSCRIBED to ffep: "Glen / Well finally this is it. Let me know what you think. Thank you for all you have done for the ISC - you have consistently pulled rabbits out of a hat month after month for years. You know I have always had a deep respect for what you do even if we don't always agree. All the very best / Peace and good health, John Henry / Feb. 2011"; "ISC" likely stands for International Sculpture Center, a non-profit based in Hamilton, NJ, of which Henry is a Chairman Emeritus; "Glen" likely refers to Glenn Harper, Executive Editor of Sculpture, the ISC's monthly magazine, with offices based in Washington, DC, who wrote a review of Henry's book posted to Sculpture magazine's website in March 2011; John Raymond Henry is a contemporary sculptor best known for monumental and large-scale public artworks, including the largest contemporary metal sculpture in the United States; copy includes sealed DVD affixed to back paste-down; shelved Front Table.
Washington, DC: Rufus S. Lusk & Son, Inc, 1960. folio, 787pp.; G; 1/4 bound with maroon cloth spine and orange boards, yellow lettering to the spine; some bumping and fraying to corners, board edges; plastic sheaths covering lower and fore edges of front board, covering tape repair; tape repair to all sides of rear board; Black ads on boards; color tabbed District zones; wear to head and tail of spine; title continues: 'Assessments Year Ending June 30, 1960 Ownership As Of July 1, 1959'; this is copy number 178; there is a small hole torn where the number should be, and it is handwritten next to the hole; two corners of a paper taped onto title page, as though there were once a full page taped there; as they were to have been returned upon delivery of a new directory or termination of the contract, they are incredibly scarce; consignment; shelved front case.
Washington, DC: Rufus S. Lusk & Son, Inc, 1961. folio, 365pp.; VG-; 1/4 bound with maroon cloth spine and orange boards, yellow lettering to the spine; some bumping and fraying to corners, board edges; Black ads on boards; color tabbed District zones; wear to head and tail of spine; title continues: 'Assessments Year Ending June 30, 1962 Ownership As Of July 1, 1961'; this is copy number 3513; as they were to have been returned upon delivery of a new directory or termination of the contract, they are incredibly scarce; consignment; shelved front case.
Washington, DC: Rufus S. Lusk & Son, Inc, 1966. folio, 318pp.; VG-; 1/4 bound with maroon cloth spine and orange boards, yellow lettering to the spine; some bumping and fraying to corners, board edges; Black ads on boards; color tabbed District zones; wear to head and tail of spine; title continues: 'Recorded Transfers, Mortgages and Leases - July 1, 1963 thru Dec. 31, 1965'; this is copy number 228; as they were to have been returned upon delivery of a new directory or termination of the contract, they are incredibly scarce; consignment; shelved front case.
New York: Harper & Row, 1967. First Edition. Octavo, 710 pages; VG/VG-; spine is blue with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$10.00', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has creasing and chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has a small open tear at the bottom of the spine, has minor scratching on both covers; binding has minor cocking, has minimal shelf wear; pages have a sticker on the top right corners of the ffep; illustrated endpapers; signed by the author on the half title page; TL Consignment; shelved case 5.
Quantico, VA: Cadmus Publishing Group/Cadmus Fine Books, 1995. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 105; VG/G-; black/gray spine with red text; dust jacket has 1.5 tear to front head edge, closed tear to front tail edge, slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges; cloth has minimal shelf wear, strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
[Washington, D.C.?]: [Publisher Not Identified], . First Edition. Thin Octavo, 16 pages; G; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards and endpapers; some rubbing to binding; lacking title page and map; ex-Columbia Historical Society library, with their stamps to interior and sticker to front board, bookplate to front pastedown; first page with some period writing; extremely scarce in any condition; HSDC consignment; shelved case 9 3/4.
New York: Harper & Row, 1968. First Edition. Octavo, 176 pages, VG-/VG-; white dj, red/blue/black lettering: red lettering to spine faded pink yet legible, closed tearing to head; overall mild wear to covers, scattered light staining/minor foxing to covers (text to back cover affected yet clear and legible); front flap price clipped; dj covered by mylar; navy blue cloth boards, bright gold lettering to spine: mild fading to margins of boards, lettering unaffected; light age-toning to margins and gutters of endpapers (inscription unaffected), interior clean; INSCRIBED by McNamara to Frederic Berlinger on ffep, inscription reads: "From an great admirer of his daughter and son-in-law with best wishes"; shelved Window or International Relations.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1962. First Edition. 8vo., 158 pp., VG/VG; green DJ with black lettering; mild wear to DJ: mild rubbing to spine (lettering clear and legible), slight superficial material loss to head, tail, and hinges of spine; mild age-toning to covers mostly to back cover (lettering clear and legible), some small closed tears to edges; price uncut "$4.95" to front flap, crossed out in pencil, white sticker to the left with a revised price of "$1.00," DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, green lettering to gray cloth spine, blue paper boards; mild wear to boards: fading to edges; faded green top, age-toning/mild wear to text-block; frontispiece, black-and-white glossy photograph of Meir; pub. 1962, no mention of further printings; shelved Case 5.
Washington, D.C. White House Historical Association, 2011. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 141; VG/VG-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; dark tan cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block clean; frontispiece; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; tight binding; inscribed to title page by author;.
Washington: Published under the authority of an act of Congress and the direction of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, 1912. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with gold print (flaking) against a red and a black banner; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, owner name printed on front, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild smudging; Text block has rear cracked hinge, owner name and (library?) stamp on front endpaper, small tear at bottom of front endpaper, mild age-toning to paper; Pamphlet, “Supplement … from January 1, 1912 to January 1 1916”, inserted; 421 pages + unpaged supplement.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 1165 pages; VG-/VG-; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; dust jacket has some chipping and general shelfwear; small bumping to corners; paper-clip marks to first two endpages; shelved case 13.
Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 3.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923. First Edition. Large octavo, 454 pages, VG-/VG-; golden yellow DJ, black lettering: overall mild wear to covers, slight age-toning to spine, rubbing with small open tearing to joints of spine, chipping with material loss to tail, "Price, net, $4.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; purple cloth boards, gold lettering: spine and top margin of front board faded brown, lettering to spine faded yet legible; scattered spotting (likely water damage) to tail; age-toning to text-block, deckled fore-edge; slight wear to head, tail, and corners; foxing/age-staining to pp. 53-56, text and photograph adjacent to p. 55 somewhat affected yet legible/clear; ex-libris bookplate "From the books of Fred & Maud Black" to front paste-down; INSCRIBED by Morgenthau to Mr. Frederick Black, dated March 23, 1928; frontispiece protected by tissue guard; shelved Case 5.
Washington, D.C. Monumental Press, Inc., 1952. Mixed Editions. Octavo; pp 192+193; VG-/no-DJ; blue and red spines with gilt text; 2 volumes in cardboard sleeve, Your Uncle Sam in Washington and Your Memorials in Washington; tape mend and sticker to sleeve; some cracking to sleeve edges; cloths have slightly sunned exteriors; minor wear to spine edges; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; frontispieces; interiors clean; illustrated; uncommon with author's signature.
New York: Grossett & Dunlap, 1978. Deluxe Edition. Octavo, 1120 pages; VG; bound in full dark blue leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering, front cover has gilt signature in a banner of stars; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; pastedowns paneled with leather; SIGNED flat by Nixon on tipped-in page; scarce edition; shelved case 5.
Auburn: Derby and Miller, 1853. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 336 pages; G; bound in 3/4 red leather, pebbled dark green cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt and no titling; hinges cracked, some rubbing to binding; reinforcement to both front and rear gutters; gift inscription to second free endpaper; page 336 with significant damage, appears to have at one point been glued to something; Significantly foxed, as usual, with finger smudges and wear to pages, some fraying to scattered fore edges; With all seven wood engravings, including frontispiece portrait; true first printing of this scarce title, with no mention of "Thousand" at top of title page; lacking four-page catalogue; LB consignment; shelved case 1.
Cambridge: M.I.T. Press, 1968. Octavo (oblong); G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown with white and black print; DJ has small tears at spine ends and to center of front hinge, mild edgewear/shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild bump to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block has penciled name on front flyleaf, light amount of pencil annotation throughout, else clean and tight; xiii, 234 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Washington, DC: 54th Presidential Inaugural Committee, 2001. 10mo., 75 pages; VG; small pamphlet with the American flag on the front cover, plain red rear; INSCRIBED by President George Bush 'Best Wishes, George Bush' on interior of front cover in blue marker/Sharpie; BL consignment; shelved case 5.
Washington: Press of W. F. Roberts (Published for the Author), 1917. Quarto; VG/VG; plain tanned DJ; jacket has age toning, minor staining, chipping and tearing around edges and along hinges; boards are strong, minor spotting; textblock has age toning, very small stain on frontispiece and title page, otherwise clean; pp 78.
Washington: The Oak Hill Cemetery Preservation Foundation, 2006. Quarto; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, ribbon marker; xviii, 401 pages, illustrated (b&w).
USA: The Alfalfa Club, 2002. Commemorating the Silver Anniversary of Alfalfa Club Crop Reporter James W. Symington VY65. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, glossy, ecru spine with blue and black text; dj, light shelf wear; HB, brown cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; B/W photos; 351pp. --SIGNED "Read 'em & weep" by Mr. Symington on half-title page. --INCLUSIONS (2): The Alfalfa Club letter addressed to "ALFALFANS" dated April 2002, and 11 page booklet to accompany January 26, 2002 Annual Dinner.
New York: A. Wessels, 1909. Presumed First Edition. 8vo., 361 pp., VG-/no DJ; blue cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine, horizontal crease above "A. WESSELS' logo to tail of spine (lettering affected yet legible; bumping to corners of boards, cocking to boards, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; ex libris bookplate to front paste-down, square area of age-toning to ffep from bookplate; age-toning to interior, slight fading to text (legible), occasional marginalia in pencil; INSCRIBED by Post to first blank page, dated "Chicago / Dec 1909"; Post served as Assistant Secretary of Labor from 1913-1920 under the Wilson administration; shelved Case 1.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1991. Quarto; VG/VG; hardcover brown spine with black text; dust jacket has minor bumping to the corners; and has few stains; boards have minimal chips to the corners otherwise they are solidly bound and clean; front paste has a small stain; text block has slight marks at the bottom edge apart from that it is clean; 297p.
Washington, DC: Gibson Brothers, 1876. First Edition. 10vo, 90 pages; G-; quarter bound in brown cloth; ex library copy with book plate and number code; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges, has minimal fraying on the fore edge corners, has chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, boards have moderate detachment, rubbing and discoloration throughout, insides of the front and back cover have adhesive on the gutter; pages have age toning and occasional blotching; illustrated; contains a fold out map; shelved case 9 3/4.
Washington: Georgetown Visitation, 1988. Quarto; VG/VG-; Off-white spine with beige text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has only slightly rubbed exterior; Boards have very minor wear at corners and edges, but panels are strong and clean; Text block has slightly age toned hue but pages are unmarked and binding is tight; pp 76.