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Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Co., 1903. Third printing thus. Quarto; good+/none; gray/white spine with black text; ex libris, blank bookplate; extensive chipping and wear; abrasions; binding shaken; front hinge, split start; all text edges, marbled; deep age-toning; 608 pp.; 2000 recipes, many associated with celebrity wives [facsimile signatures]; boards and spine, spot staining; spine, crown and foot, chipping and wear; else good.;.
Moscow, Russia: Gosudarstvennaja Tretjakovskaja Galereja (The State Tretyakov Gallery), 2008. Hardcover Imperial Octavo; VG; Boards clean with minimal shelf ware: Text block clean, text and illustration legible and clear; pp 206. Extra shipping required for items requested for expedited/international shipping or for any items over 4 Lbs.
Detroit: Chevrolet Motor Division, General Motors Corporation, 1953. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, grey with blue print; Cover is stained with stray pencil marks and smudging, creasing, edgewear; Text block has owner stamp on title page and inside rear cover, else clean and tight; various paging, illustrated (some color).
Flint, MI: General Motors Corporation, 1957. Large octavo; Poor/paperback; tape covered dark blue spine with ivory text; covers show age soiled exterior; heavy rubbing to exterior edges; text block has soiled exterior edges; slight moisture staining to front pastedown; interior shows minor spots on some pages; slight cracking to binding; illustrated.
Detroit, Michigan: General Motors Corporation, 1959. 2nd Edition. Quarto; G/paperback; Sun faded brick red spine with beige text; covers have some rubbing wear to exterior and edges, previous owner's sticker to front, light age toning to exterior edges; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name, slight writing to first page, interior clean;.
Detroit: General Motors Corporation, n.d. third edition. Pamphlet; G+/no-DJ paperback; covers show slight wear, such as sticker residue & small smudges on front; exterior has slightly rubbed edges; panels are securely intact; text block has light wear along exterior edges; text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 52.
One autograph album, ~7 x 4 inches, of red cloth, with the front cover torn off but present It contains autographs and ALS's of the following people, ordered alphabetically. Any photos not available will be uploaded shortly. William Rounseville Alger (theologian & orator) Nathaniel Prentiss Banks (abolitionist & Major General in the Union Army) Henry Ward Beecher (abolitionist & theologian) Fredrika Bremer (Swedish author & feminist reformer) Anson Burlingame (diplomat & member of Congress from Massachusetts) Rufus Wheelwright Clark (author & theologian) Cassius Marcellus Clay (abolitionist from Kentucky, and namesake for heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali) Linus Bacon Comins (member of Congress from Massachusetts) William Roscoe Deane (attorney-at-law) Stephen A. Douglas (defeated Abraham Lincoln in a 1858 campaign for the U. S. Senate, after a series of eloquent debates.) Ralph Waldo Emerson (author, transcendentalist & abolitionist) William Llloyd Garrison (leading abolitionist & journalist) Henry Giles (author & theologian) John Parker Hale (abolitionist & U.S. Senator from New Hampshire) Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (medical doctor, author & father of the famous jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.) Thomas Starr King (political activist & theologian. A statue of King was in the U.S. Capital building throughout the 20th century.) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (renowned poet, abolitionist & educator) Owen Lovejoy (abolitionist & member of Congress from Illinois) Alonzo Ames Miner (political activist, educator & theologian) William Douglas O’Connor (anti-slavery journalist) John Gorham Palfrey (abolitionist & member of Congress from Massachusetts) Edwards Amasa Park (theologian & orator) Theodore Parker (social reformer & theologian) Marsena Rudolph Patrick (Brevet Major General in the Army of Potomac) Wendell Phillips (leading abolitionist. A statue of Wendell Phillips is in the Boston Public Garden) Josiah Quincy (abolitionist & member of Congress from Massachusetts) William Henry Ryder (abolitionist & theologian) John Godfrey Saxe (journalist and political activist) Jared Sparks (historian & educator) Richard Salter Storrs, Jr. (theologian & orator) Andrew Leete Stone (author & civil war chaplain for the 45th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteers) William S. Studley (anti-slavery activist & theologian) Harriet Beecher Stowe (famous abolitionist & author of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”) Sylvanus Thayer (Brevet Brigadier General and “the father of West Point”) Mark Trafton (member of Congress & theologian) Howard Malcolm Ticknor (journalist) Robert Cassie Waterston (poet, theologian, & orator) Daniel Webster (noted orator & politician) Daniel Fletcher Webster (top person in U.S. Department of State & civil war hero) George Whipple (abolitionist & theologian) Seth Williams (Adjutant General of the Army of the Potomac) Henry Wilson (Vice President of the United States from Natick Massachusetts) William Winter (author & drama critic) shelved case 1.
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970. Octavo; 2 Volumes; VG; Paperback; Spine, red and blue with white and black print; Slipcase is in blue paper, slight edgewear, peripheral fading; Covers are illustrated, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight but for name in ink inside front covers; 2 volumes (unpaged), illustrated (some color). [Shelf: American Art].
Milano: Gruppo Editoriale Electa S.p.A., 1978. Oblong Quarto; pp 128; G-/paperback; ivory spine with black and orange text; covers have moderate toning to exterior; dampstaining toward exterior edges; minor wear to edges; text block shows moderate wear to exterior edges; slight cracking to front gutter; profusely illustrated; light staining to fore corner edges; light toning to interior edges; frontispiece; previous owner's name to half title page; Italian and English texts.
Hibbing, MN: Hibbing High School, 1957-1959. First Edition. Quartos; G to VG-; No jackets (as issued); Cream and black spines, no lettering; 3 Yearbooks with the Sophomore, Junior and Senior year photos of Robert Zimmerman (Bob Dylan); Books have wear at all sides and edges, some toning to the pages; First and last pages have been inscribed by classmates, but not Mr. Zimmerman. 159, 180, and 145 pages. SHELVE CASE #5.
Milano: Gruppo Editoriale Electa, S.p.A., 1982. Oblong Quarto; pp 128; G/paperback; ivory spine with black and purple text; covers have moderate sunning to edges; some soiling to exterior; slight rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; light ink inside rear cover; text block shows moderate wear to exterior edges; slight cracking to front gutter; profusely illustrated; light staining to head fore corner; light toning to interior edges; Italian and English texts.
circa 1850-1920. Seven sheets of mounted playing cards, each sheet with 9-11 cards. Only one card per deck present. The cards represented are circa 1850-1920, and include one card from a Confederate Flag deck, made special for the Confederate States in 1862 by Goodall & Son in London, one card civil war era by Andrew Dougherty with United States Flags, and one card with the Goddess of Liberty.
Luxembourg: Casino Luxembourg-Forum d'art contemporain et Cafe-Creme, 1997. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine, black with white print; Cover is black with white and gold print, edgewear, bump to lower right corner, mild shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; Texts presented in both English and French;139 pages, illustrated (chiefly color).
New York: Samuel Wood, 1810. Octavo; pp 603; Fair/no-DJ; dark brown leather spine with gilt text to burgundy bars; full title: An Abridgment of the Book of Martyrs: To Which are Prefixed, The Livings Testimonies of the Church of God, and Faithful Martyrs, in Different Ages of the World; and the Corrupt Fruits of the False Church; scarce; boards have heavy rubbing to exterior; noticeable wear to edges; bumped corners; text block has age toned exterior edges; slight moisture staining to first and last few pages; frontispiece; some foxing to pages throughout.
London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1829. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white (tanned) with gold print on black banner; Boards in white cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, small tears to hinges, tanned spine, soiling to cloth, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, cracked rear hinge, foxing throughout; variously paged, illustrated (b&w).
Oak Hill: The Senior Class of Oak Hill High School, 1930. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown without print; Boards in brown embossed cloth with green print, wear to outside corners and spine caps, mildly cocked spine; Textblock has stray mark on front flyleaf, spotting to initial and concluding pages, clean interior; 76 pages, illustrated.
Athens: Eurobank, 1998. Large Quarto; pp 445; VG-/no-DJ; blue spine with orange text; dust jacket has chipping to corners, slight wear to exterior; cloth has slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges, otherwise interior clean; arts - Sculpture; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: The Republican Club of the City of New York, 1909. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Tan spine with black text on an off-white block; Number 59 of 500 hundred limited edition copies; Boards have heavily rubbed exterior edges and corners, sunned spine, however panels are sturdy; Text block has darkened slightly with age and has deckled fore edge, slight shadow toning inside pastedowns & on end papers, but generally clean with tight binding; pp 358. Privately printed for the Republican Club of the City of New York.
African Music Society, 1948. Octavo; vg-/wraps; side stitched, light brown [manilla folder color] spine with no text; moderate shelf wear and bumping, top corner of front cover bent, previous owner's name on front cover, light toning to cover and text block, occasional, faint underlining and marginalia; 30 pp; else very good. shelve box A in Netdesk office.
Permasteelisa Group, 2013. Small Quarto: VG/VG: Gray spine with white text: Slipcase has general shelfwear, scuff marks: DJ is clean with light shelfwear, slight chipping to corners: Boards are strong and remarkably clean with virtually no shelfwear: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: 237 pp.
Berlin: Globus Verlag, 1904. Oblong quarto; good-/none; green cloth spine with no text; gray boards with gilt title and photo; ex libris signature, title page; major shelf wear, chipping, and bumping; text block clean; general toning and foxing; unpaginated, 32 pp.; B&W photos, one panorama and 30 views; endpapers and boards, staining; edges and corners, abrasion and wear, tears and nicks; captions in German. else very good.
Cuba, NY: The Cuba Bicentennial Commission, 1976. Quarto; pp 51; G/paperback; rust covers with black text to front; full title: The Album: Cuba, New York; Being a Collection of Photographs Cherished Over the Years by the Citizens Thereof and Graciously Loaned to Us for This Publication; exterior shows slight sunning; light smudges towards front fore edge; minor wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean.