London: Chapman and Hall, c1876. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 339pp; polished calf spine and corners; green morocco spine label; marbled boards, edges, and endpapers; moderate rubbing and wear but binding secure and completely intact; contents fresh and clean throughout with numerous illustrations of scientific instruments. [Spine; tan with gilt and green morocco label]. [Note: A. S. Con Bedini].
General Science/History of Science (Science & Tech)
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London: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1931. 8vo in Blue Cloth, no Dj. VG+ Interior clean, no marks sans owner's signature on ffep. Pages are clean and crisp, light agetoning at edges; binding tight. Boards are straight and firm; corners square; resonably light shelfwear, slightly bumped at spine ends. 174pp with nice frontispiece, xiii. plates, several fold out maps, a few small illustrations in textblock, with indices. Spine is Dark Blue with gold gilt horizontal text. [Shelve in locked cases].
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1888. Thick Octavo; pp 528; G; green/black pictorial spine with black text; cloth has some rubbing wear to exterior; noticeable wear to edges; strong boards; text block exterior edges have slight age toning; patterned endpapers; small crack to gutter at ffeps; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; profusrly illustrated; partial cracking to gutter at pp 274-290; text pages clean;.
Vatican: Specola Vaticana, 1952. Octavo; vg-/wraps; white spine with no text; front panel with white text on blue band beneath telescope; ex libris, BEDINI bookplate; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 67 pp.; illus., photos, plates, portraits; light general toning; some foxing; spine and edges, chipping; else very good; ---TEXT IN ITALIAN.
First Edition. 8vo., 12 pages, illustrated; G-; blue cover, edges worn and stained, rubbing, ink notion upper right corner, some spotting, small tears at front and back edges, folder lower right corner; inside pages worn at edges, first page has inked inscription at top, slight tear at center edge of first three pages, slight stain from cover on last two pages; clean text; "Extracted from the supplementary Number of the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1868"
Boston: Litte, Brown and Company, 1948. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG-; Brown spine with black label and yellow and black text. DJ has general shelf wear, age toned spine, rubbing to edges, closed tear on front, cracked along edges, surface rubbing on rear, age toned. Boards have minor rubbing to edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp. Textblock has foxing on edges, age toning on paste downs and end papers, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 430.
Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1996. Octavo; VG/Wraps; Orange and black spine with black and white text; Moderate shelf wear to covers, slight fraying along sides and at corners; Binding solid, previous owner's inscription on half title page; Light pen underlining at margins and through out parts of text block, otherwise text block clean; 292 pp.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1916. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; Boards are slightly sunned with some staining & rubbing on exterior as well ad moderately rubbed edges; Text block has slightly age toned exterior edges with light foxing, stain on front end paper & title page, otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; previous owner's name on front pastedown; pp 144.
Bogata, D.C. Una publication de la Universiadad Antonio Narino, 2012-2013. First Edition. Octavo; No-DJ paperback; First edition, signed by editor; Spine is brown with no text; Covers are well-maintained, the hinges are slightly cracked with evidence of multiple readings. there are some small fingerprint stains on the cover both front and back, otherwise the cover is clean; Editor signature appears on the front free-end paper, the textblock and included maps are clean; pp 84.
First Edition. 8vo., 27 pages; G; brown cover unprinted, ink inscription at top edge "From the Author", penciled price and name; front and back have smudging, foxing, spotting, corners bumped, slight tears at top and bottom spine corners, vertical center crease throughout; some spotting/foxing inside, initial pages have smudge to top outside corner, outside edge of pages bumped, clean text; "From the Philosophical Magazine for July 1864."
Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1991. Fourth Edition. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Glossy dark blue spine with yellow and white text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing on edges and corners, apart from that, binding strong, corners still sharp; Textblock has light wear on edges, previous owner's name blacked out on front end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 438; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Paris: Dunod, 1878. First Edition. 8vo., 859 pages; G+; 1/4 bound with marbled boards, paneled red leather spine with gilt lettering and tooling; cracking to hinges, chipping to head and tail of spine, hinges; some repair to corners; rubbing to boards, corners, edges; marbled endpapers; interior clean; 8 folding plates in rear, part of plate one has some age-toning; text in French eb/nd.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1965. First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine, blue and grey lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed tears around head edges, some general soiling, open tear on rear head fore corner, rubbing on fore corners, chipping on spine edges; boards strong, minor edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, penned signature on front end paper; text block age toned; First Printing; xi, 244 SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1900. First Edition. Quarto; 263pp; x; bound in 3/4 GPO crimson morocco; marbled paper boards, edges and endpapers; binding moderately rubbed and worn; owner bookplate; text block solid; contents very good throughout; 24 black and white plates [some with multiple images]. USGS Monographs Volume XXXIX. [NOTE: CON - I.M.] Shelved in Case # 1; IM consignment.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1950. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG- hardcover; Blue fabric spine with dark blue label and gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, bumping to corners, rubbing to edges, age toning to spine, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to edges, previous owner's name in ink on front paste down, Ex-Libris book plate on front free end paper, pp 363-368 has crease lines, foxing to a few pages, age toned, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 401.
Boston: The Four Seas Company, 1919. First Edition. 8vo., 55 pages; VG-; tan cover with black ink, light peripheral browning of cover, small tear at lower right corner of front, back has upper left corner torn away, some spotting, folded lower left corner, slight wear to upper and lower edges of cover; inside clean; "Occasional Scientific Papers of the Westwood Astrophysical Observatory, Number 2"
London: Butterworths Scientific Publications, 1956. Octavo; VG-/volumes 1-4 no DJ/volume 5 DJ VG-; hardcover; volumes 1 through 4 bound in red cloth, gilt lettering; volume 5 has dust jacket with grey spine and black lettering; all volumes' boards strong, some shelfwear, some edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges; all volumes' text blocks slightly age toned, very occasional minor soiling; volume 1 through 4 boards have some bumping around edges, sun toned on spine, interiors age toned; volume 1 boards have penned signature on front end paper, small closed tear on spine head edge; volume 1 text block gutter visible on half title page, frontispiece tissue paper torn; volume 2 has bumping on spine; volume 2 text block has damp staining on second to last page, gutter visible on second to last page; volume 3 boards have soiling on front and spine; volume 4 boards have small closed tear on spine head edge, some soiling on front and spine; volume 5 dust jacket has some shelfwear, general edgewear, chipping on spine head edge, closed tears on rear head fore corner and front tail fore corner, spine sun toned; volume 5 text block has frontispiece tissue paper torn out; volumes 1 and 3 partially written in German; volume 2 written in German; volume 5 Limited Edition, 2 or 1000; 5 volumes; Volume 1 - 1902-1913; Volume 2 - 1914-1932; Volume 3 - 1933-1939; Volume 4 - 1940-1951; Volume 5 - 1952-1963 SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
London: Craft Council, 1984. Reprinted. Octavo; G+/paperback; red, orange and yellow spines with white text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, An Introduction to Materials, pp 112 [ISBN 0903798611]; vol. 2, Cleaning, pp 128 [ISBN 090379862x]; vol. 3, Adhesives and Coatings, pp 135 [ISBN 0903798646]; covers have only slight wear to exteriors; minimal edge wear; lightly sunned spines; crease to rear corner of vol. 3; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated.
Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. First Edition. Large Octavo: VG/VG: Deep purple, green and multicolored spine with white text: DJ is clean and in very good condition with light shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, light rubbing at head and tail of spine and corners, front pastedown has a bookplate from previous owner: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds and tears: 195 pp.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988. First Edition. First Paperback Edition; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ, paperback; White spine with olive green and black text. Covers have general shelf wear, crease lines on spine, light age toning on edges, apart from that, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has blacked out spot on the half title page, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 217.
London: William Pickering, 1836. Fifth edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Brown/green spine with gold text; Rare; This volume only; Boards have moderately exterior with some rubbing along edges, sturdy panels; Text block has darkened slightly due to age, slight cracking along binding between pastedown and front end paper; label of previous owner on front pastedown; pp 381.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1896. Octavo; G/no-DJ; burgundy spines with gilt text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 415; vol. 2, pp 474; cloths have light sunning to spines, moderate soiling to exteriors, some rubbing to edges; text blocks have slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplates to ffeps; bookplate to front pastedown offset to ffeps; deckled fore edges, top edges gilt; uncut pages; interiors clean; cracking to gutters, first few pages loose in vol. 1; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Philosophical Library, 1954. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, bump to front bottom edge, cocked spine, shelfwear; Text block has notation in ink and pencil on front flyleaf and throughout, newspaper obituary of author taped to half-title page, peripheral tanning to endpapers; xi, 319 pages.
Cambridge, Mass. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. Square quarto, 697 pages, VG-/G+; off-white DJ, black lettering: light age-toning/rubbing to DJ, open and closed tearing to edges, chipping mostly to head, covers protected by mylar; orange cloth boards, dark brown lettering: mild overall wear to boards, wear/rubbing to hinges of head and tail as well as corners, casing somewhat loose, boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; mild wear to text-block, mild foxing to top, fore-edge clean, light scuffing to bottom; interior clean; shelved Review Table.
First Edition. 8vo, paged 257-268 pages; G-; green cover with black print, peripheral tanning, pencil notations at top edge of front cover, creased lower right corner and chipped upper right corner; back cover has chipped outside corners and small tear at left edge, some creasing and spotting; interior has significant amount of pencil annotations; "Reprinted from the Philosophical Review, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, May, 1922."
One ALS on White House stationary, dated 18 July, 1918, addressed to A. S. Burleson from President Woodrow Wilson, with his signature. The letter regards two enclosed letters that "are important about the telegraph and telephone matters." This letter is attached via two rusty staples to the two referred letters, plus the envelope for the letter. One is a 3 page TLS from Clarence Mackay, President of the Postal Telegraph-Cable Company, to Wilson. The other is a carbon copy of the response Wilson sent Mackay. Also included is a seemingly unrelated 4 page ALS addressed to Burleson regarding the telegraph, dated July 13 / 18. This letter is attached via three rusty staples to a piece of white paper; TW consignment; shelved case 0.