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New York: Henry Holt and Company. Small Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark blue spine with gilt text; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with light wear on panels and slightly rubbed corners and edges with otherwise strong & sturdy planks; Text block has slight shelf wear with light toning due to age and handling with slight cracking at pp 96-97 at binding, however pages are unmarked; previous owner's name written on front pastedown; pp 349.
American Book Company, 1957. First Thus. Octavo; G/no-DJ; tan spine with green, pink and blue illustrations, black text on green label with black band; boards are strong with moderate bumping, rubbing and fraying to corners, moderate staining and age toning to covers and spine; front free-end paper creased from previous bending, some pages lightly worn and creased throughout, otherwise textblock is clean, binding slightly loose; 223pp.
1949. Quarto; G+/no-DJ; Dark blue spine with raised blue text; Boards have moderate shelf wear such as rubbed and scratched exterior, slightly rubbed corners, and lightly sunned spine, but panels are strong and intact; Text block has some wear on exterior edges with previous owner's name on front pastedown and light foxing on first and last few pages, with unmarked pages, tight binding; pp 247. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1951. 16 mo. VG/no DJ - hardback. 3 volumes; brown spines with darkened gold text/title; boards are strong and clean; bindings are strong; textblocks are clean, aside from a stamp found 2 pages before the back free end page of volume II. Volume I & III also has stamp/stamp residue 2-3 pages before the back free end page. Volume I: Pp. 415 Volume II: Pp. 341 Volume III: Pp. 423.
Cincinnati: Winthrop B. Smith & Co., Publishers, 1848. Revised and Improved. Small Octavo; pp 336; G-/no-DJ; light brown spine with gilt text to black bar; leather boards has moderate wear to exterior and edges, some chipping to head spine edge, rear board shows slight cracking toward head edge at joint; text block has age toned exterior edges, slight staining toward edges of first few pages, cracking to front hinge; previous owner's name to front pastedown; interior clean;.
Philadelphia: Friends Council on Education, 2009. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Blue with some pink, reds and green on spine, tan text: Covers are clean with light shelfwear, some curling to corners, binding solid: Textblock exterior is clean, title page has gift inscription in ink, rest of text unmarked: 144 pp.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 144 pp., [50 pp.], VG-/VG-; white and black lettering to tan spine, black-and-white photograph to front cover; fading to spine, lettering legible; shelfwear to covers, chipping with material loss to head of spine, slight superficial material loss to corners; price clipped; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; fading to spine (lettering slightly affected yet bright and legible); wear to boards, mild spotting with gray discoloration towards hinge of spine to front board; boards shaken/cocked, no shelf lean, binding strong, casing somewhat loose, boards firmly attached to text-block; age-toning/wear to text-block, scattered foxing to top, slight foxing to fore-edge; starting hinge to back of copy between 2 unpaginated black-and-white photographic plates; recto of bfep stuck to verso of last photographic plate to top margin of leaves at gutter; very occasional mild foxing to interior, text clear and legible; "First Printing, 1965" stated to copyright page; contains unpaginated section of photographs courtesy of Sports Magazine to back of volume; INSCRIPTION to title page reads "For Don Loos / with every best wish and memories of shooting baskets together years ago / John McPhee / December 1, 1965"; LP consignment; shelved Case 5, Dupont.
Philadelphia: E.H. Butler, 1883. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with gold print; Boards quarter bound with brown leather spine and brown cloth with black print to boards, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild smudging, slight stain on front bottom left corner; Text block has cracked hinges, vendor label on front pastedown, name in ink on front flyleaf, tanning and stains to endpapers, stain to title page and frontispiece, shaken binding; 256 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Washington, D.C. St. Albans School, 2010. Quarto; VG/VG; Hardcover with dust jacket; Brown pictorial spine with white text; Boards are clean and sturdy; Text block is clean; 464p. Oversized book.Additional shipping and handling needed for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping may not be available. Contact seller for details.
Philadelphia; New York: Chilton Books, Education Division, Publishers, 1967. Quarto; pp 103; Good; orange spine with black text; no jacket; this volume only; cloth shows mild soiling to exterior; some noticeable rubbing to edges; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; light foxing to exterior head edge; light tone to front and rear gutters; interior clean; ex-libris with plate to front pastedown; intact binding; profusely illustrated; Russian text;.
Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press, 1974. Reprint. Two Volume Set; Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spines are red with white and black text; DJs have general shelf wear, scratches, scuffs, edge wear, some open and closed tears, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, faint age-toning, content is clear; Vol one pp 739 and Vol two pp 668; Additional Shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international orders.
n.p. The Commercial Press, 2004. Large Octavo; pp 2176; Good+; black spine with red and white text; no jacket; cloth shows several scratches to exterior; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; small red stamped character to last page; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Golden Press, 1969,1970. Mixed Editions. Large Octavo; Good; yellow spines with red text; 16 volumes; no jackets; cloths show modest wear to exteriors; some rubbing wear to corners; lightly sunned spines; boards slightly splayed; text blocks have slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: E.L. Kellogg & Co., 1885. Seventh Edition. 12mo; pp 182; Fair/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text; cloth has some lightly sunned exterior; noticeable wear to edges; minor fraying to spine edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edge; deckled edges; patterned endpapers; interior lightly toned; slight cracking to front gutter; frontispiece.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan. First Edition. 8vo, 16 pages; VG-; brown cover with black print, front cover has small stain on right edge, penciled price, slight smudging, spotting, slight tears at top and bottom of spine edge; small spot on first and last pages, otherwise clean interior; "An address delivered at the sixty second annual commencement of the University of Michigan, Thursday, June twenty first, nineteen hundred and six."
New York: D. Appleton, 1930. first edition;. set of six 12mo in bright cloth hardcovers with black letters and embossed illustration on front cover; VG; in good condition' minimal soiling or shelf wear; penciled notes in text in some volumes; colored drawings on each page; text in large print; app. 120 pages each; shelved in Children section; please contact us for shipping costs.
Exeter: Phillips Exeter Academy, 1945. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ hardcover; Gray spine with black text; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners, slight surface scuffing with few white discolored marks across front cover; Textblock age-toned, minor spotted staining on few rear end pages, otherwise clean; 222pp.
Boston: Carter, Hendee, and Co. and Hilliard, Gray, and Co., 1833. First Edition Thus. Small octavo; 276pp; bound in full burnished calf with black leather label gilt; binding moderately worn; leather peeling at joints; front endpaper and few prelims chipped and worn; contents moderately toned and foxed; else very good. [Spine; gilt title on black label on worn calf leather].
Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press. Octavo; VG/VG slipcase; Hardcovers in slipcase; white spine with gold print; Slipcase has slight spotting and smudging; Boards are white cloth with gold print covered in mylar, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; 2 vols. (xxxi, 662 pages), frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: E. French, 1838. 16mo; Fair-/no-DJ; Brown spine without text; Boards have fraying and tears along spine which has heavily rubbed edges & corners, also panels have sunned and stained exterior as well as worn edges; Text block shows lots of wear with staining at fore edges into pages, cracking at pastedowns from binding which has become slightly loose; Sticker & white stain on front pastedown and slightly writing on rear pastedown; pp 228.
München [Munich]: Ernst Reinhardt, 1933. Octavo, 183 pages; Fair; bound in original orange wrappers, black lettering on spine; covers separated from textblock; gatherings disbound; some waviness to pages, no writing; publisher's tipped in slip on ffep; chipping to head and tail of spine, cracking and discoloration to spine; moderate rubbing to covers, two small pieces of paper adhering to front cover;.
London: Oxford University Press, 1969. Octavo; Fair /G-; tanned beige spines with dark blue text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Salerno, Bologna, Paris, pp 593; vol, 2, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Scotland, Etc., pp 342; vol. 3, English Universities, Student Life, pp 558; dust jackets have some toning toward exterior edges; lightly sunned spines; ex-library labels to spines; tape residue to flaps; mylar wraps; cloths show slight wear to exteriors; sturdy boards; text blocks have ex-library stamps to exterior edges; frontispieces; ex-library markings and labels inside; broken hinges; bookbinders tape to front gutter of vol. 3; illustrated; light pencil; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Troy, New York: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1968. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. red wraps spine with lengthy reading creases through small white and black titles. chafing and edgewear mild to red cover and black text filled ivory rear. small b/w image gallery between p. 242-244. generally read condition, no interior marks or writing, edges neat. 520 pp.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1959. First Edition, Fourth Printing. 8vo., 256 pages; VG-/VG' spine red and blue with white and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; page 14/15 have slight staining, presumably from a newspaper being laid in; small split to binding on page 30/31; dust jacket has some mild chipping and wear; copyright page and front flap both read forth printing; INSCRIBED on ffep by Rickover, dated 1 March 1959, "with appreciation for all the help you have given the naval nuclear propulsion program"; Admiral Hyman G. Rickover was the director of Naval Reactors for the US Navy and directed the original development of naval nuclear propulsion. His career lasted 63 years of active duty, ending as a four-star admiral, and was the longest-serving naval officer and the longest serving member of the U.S armed forces in history; shelved case 1.
Paris: Chez Crapart, Caille et Ravier, 1802. 16mo; Fair/no-DJ; 1/4 bound brown leather binding with gilt text; rare edition; 5 volumes; boards have heavy wear to exterior; rubbed edges; textured exterior to boards; some cracking to spine exteriors; moderate wear to edges; text blocks marbled; frontispiece; cracking to gutters; previous owner's name in light pencil to title pages; illustrated; previous bookshop's label to front pastedown of vol. 1; interiors clean; French text.
Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1965. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with purple print; DJ has small tears to front top edge, edgewear, small hole in front hinge, mild shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, toning to bottom edge, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xxv, 389 pages.
London: Bradbury, Evans, & Co., 1869. Octavo; pp 437; G+/-no-DJ; Dark yellow spine without text; Cloth has slight wear and light soiling to exterior, minor rubbing to edges and corners; Text block has slight toning to exterior edges, light pencil to front pastedown and first few page, some foxing to first and last few pages, light adhesive residue to front pastedown, light foxing throughout text; uncut pages;.
Davis: University of California, 2001. Quarto; VG/VG-; Green spine with white text; Signed on front free endpaper by the author; Dust jacket has slight shelfwear such as lightly rubbed edges and exterior; Boards have slight edgewear, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock is slightly age toned; pp 364.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2013. First Edition, Third Printing. Octavo, 306 pages, VG-/VG-; dark green pictorial DJ, light yellow and white lettering: very mild overall wear to DJ, wear/closed tearing to bottom corner of front cover, "U.S. $25.00 / Can. $28.99" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, dark green cloth spine, dark green paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: mild bumping/small circular dent to bottom corner of front board, light age-toning to text-block, small black scuff mark to top; mild aged-paste staining to gutters of endpapers; interior clean, slight closed tearing to fore-edge of pages 306-307 and last unnumbered blank page; INSCRIBED by Shyamalan to title page; shelved Film.
Oak Hill, WV: Oak Hill High School, 1939. 1939 Edition. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Brown spine with no text; Boards strong, clean, with general shelfwear and edgewear, rubbing at corners and both ends of spine; Textblock generally clean, front and back pastedowns and flyleaves tanned and foxed, some pages are want to stick together, light tackiness along several pages, foxing along top edge; pp 83.
Philadelphia: S.A. George & Co., 1879. Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; 1/4 bound navy spine with gilt text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 595; vol. 2, pp 600; red boards show heavy edge wear; some scruffing wear to exteriors; slight chips to spine edges; strong boards; text blocks have tops edges gilt; deckled fore and tail edges; frontispieces with tissue guards; interiors lightly toned; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; slight age toning to exterior edges; some pages toward front loosed but present;.
Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1990. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. maroon clothbound HB with stamped gold titling down spine, with large full titling upon front board. flipped through lightly, securely bound textblock. no marks or writing with smooth ivory edges all sides. a trim copy in above average shape, minimal handling. 421 pp. ISBN# 0819178624.
Urbana, Chicago and London: University of Illinois Press, 1968. Octavo; pp 494; G/G-; orange spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor chipping to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean.