Berlin, Germany: Quadriga Verlag J. Severin, 1985. Quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; Black spine with red and white text; Covers darkened by age, otherwise clean, with general shelfwear and edgewear, bubbling of plastic coating near fore edge on front cover, back cover has several long narrow gouges; Textblock clean, discoloration and wear along edges; pp 275.
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Washington, D.C. Loosestrife Editions, 1987. Limited Edition, #17/500. Folio; VG; bound in black cloth, plain spine, silver gelatin print mounted on the front cover as issued; in glassine jacket with light rubbing and small tears along spine; signed by Gossage on the limitation page, #17/500; shelved above Front case.
Munich: Jos. Lindauer, 1856. First Edition. Octavo in 3/4 marble and brown leather; Good+ condition hardcover; 5-band embossed spine with gold letters; moderate shelf wear on boards; strong binding; previous owner inscription on ffep; general foxing throughout, more pronounced on last pages; page 221 has a horizontal cut not detrimental to reading; a couple of pages slightly detached; this is vol. 1 of 5 volumes describing, in two parts, the stories of General Lieutenant Michailowski-Danilewski; contains 16 small folded maps at the end showing the movements of the French troops; in good condition; in Gothic print German; pp. 605; MD consignment; Please see all five photos for details. Shelved in endcase near stairs on sales floor.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Jovanovich, Inc., 1978. First Edition. Octavo; G+/G-; gold spines with green and red text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 1199 and vol. 2, pp 1200; burgundy slipcase has moderate wear to exterior; some scratches and tears to exterior; price sticker to rear; dust jackets show moderate soiling to exteriors; minor frays to spine edges; rubbed fore edges and joints; cloths have moderate wear to edges; light sunning to spines; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; small black star to rear pastedowns; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Wien; Graz: Neuer Wissenschaftlicher Verlag GmbH, 2002. Large Octavo; pp 176; VG-/no-DJ; blue/gray pictorial spine with black and gray text; cloth shows slight soiling to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; German text.
Ebenhausen bei Munchen: Wilhelm Langewiesche-Brandt, 1982. Octavo; G/G; Ex-library; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with blue print; DJ has light edgewear; Boards in tan cloth with black print, mildly cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block has library stamp on front flyleaf and title page, else clean and tight; Text in German, fraktur font; 360 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
Berlin: G. Schönfeld's Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1933. Octavo; pp 350; Good; 1/4 bound burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; marbled panels; exterior has slight sun faded panels; minor frays to corners; mild edge wear; strong boards; text block has modest toning to exterior edges; interior has slight foxing to few pages; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding; text in German;.
New York City: Museum of Modern Art, 1957. Small square octavo, 240 pages; VG+/VG+ condition; Gray cloth with black text and design on spine and front board, edges, corners and textblock edges in very good shape with two minuscule stains on textblock foot; off-white dust jacket age-toned on edges with cover artwork by Otl Aicher, few minuscule blemishes, no creases or tears; interior is clean and unmarked, contains numerous plates in both B&W as well as color.
Washington: Brookings Institution, 1943. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, bump to front and top edges, mild shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, annotations in red pencil, some dog-eared pages; 101 pages.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. first U.S. edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Light brown/off-white spine with white text; Dust jacket has mylar cover and as clean exterior w/o defect; Boards are very lightly sunned with strong, stable panels; Text block has no marks, & pages are crisp w/tight binding & deckled fore edges; lightly handled; pp 584.
Leipzig, 1927. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. In German; Yellow and black spine with black text/title; boards are strong and clean; small bookplate on the upper lateral edge and a stamp of the former owner on the front pastedown; pen writing on the front free end page; adhesive residue on the back free end page; pencil writing and adhesive on the back pastedown; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 245.
Berlin, Germany: Propyläen, 1957. Second ed. VG Short stout 4tos in red cloth, titles in gilt on black spine panels. Spines sunned. Occasional water-stains on boards. Foxing to textblocks. Pages clean, flat and white, no foxing. no notes or underlining. Prev. owner's BP or glue res. on ffep's. 600+ pgs. in each volume. Text in German. Shelved above Italian Language.
Frankfurt: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1981. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Shades of blue spine with black text; Moderate shelf wear to covers, toning along tail edges of jacket otherwise clean; Moderate wear to boards, rubbing and fading along surfaces and spine, light bumping at corners, binding solid; Light ivory color toning to text block exterior and within pages, text block clean, in German language; 424 pp.
Metuchen, NJ and London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1987. First edition. Octavo. Good- with no dust jacket. Dark blue spine with white lettering. Covers and spine generally clean. Foxing to top text block edge and to several spots of the fore-edge. Interior front joint cracking from the top at the title page. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 736pp.
London: Frank Cass & Co., 1962. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Blue spine with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, bumping to lower corners and upper and lower edges of front cover, wear to spine tail, spotting on front and back covers with mild scratches; Textblock clean but for slight spotting to rear endpapers, minor pencil annotation on inside rear endpaper; xiii, 150 pages, maps.
Munich, Germany: Delphin-Verlag, 1920. First. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Brown spine with black text; Boards strong, age-worn, generally clean, with shelfwear and edgewear, rubbing at corners and heavy chipping at both ends of spine, boards edgeworn, spine worn away in layers, 5.5" of remaining top layer crimped rendering text nearly illegible, 2.5" backing material exposed, .25" webbing exposed, and the remainder is exposed signatures; Textblock darkened from age, otherwise clean, vibrant purple endpapers, glossy paper stock used for printing the 47 Zinkatzungen well preserved, remainder of textblock pages more fragile, with several tears especially along the spine edge of the frontspiece, and a much larger jagged closed tear along page 57 and a smaller one along the Table of Contents (page 59), several loose signatures in textblock, one towards the front, the other towards the back; pp N/A. Modern Art, German Language Text.
New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 1988. First Edition. Octavo: G/G: White spine with black text: DJ has general shelfwear, chipping at head and tail of spine and corners, light soiling and age toning: Boards are strong with soiling predominately to spine and joints, rubbing to edges, bumping to upper corner: Textblock exterior has light foxing/dust staining to head edge else clean and pages unmarked: 299 pp.
Frankfurt/M. Suhrkamp Verlag, 1961. Unabridged edition. Octavo; Ungekurzte Ausgabe; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with gold print; Boards in grey cloth with gold print, peripheral tanning, toning to spine, stray pencil marks on front; Text block has spotting to edges and endpapers, clean text, mild age-toning to paper; Text in German; 266 pages.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1985. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with white print; DJ has slight edgewear/shelfwear, fading to spine and portions of front and rear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Textblock has slight amount of pencil annotation throughout; 330 pages, map.
Lustenau: Verlag Photographie AG, 1992. Quarto; pp 112; VG/G; black spine with red and white text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior; cloth has only mild rubbing to exterior; lightly bumped tail fore edge; strong boards; text block has very light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; text in German;.
Leipzig: Verlag von Johann Ambrosius Barth. 1921. 12mo; pp 320; G/no-DJ; sun faded red spine with black text; marbled boards has moderate wear to exterior, some minor rubbing and chipping to edges; text block has darkened due to age, previous owner's name stamped to ffep, light ink to ffep; German text.
Washington, D.C. National Geographic Society, 2004. Small Quarto; pp 416; VG hardcover with G dustjacket; burgundy spine with white text; dust jacket shows light rubbing to exterior, wrinkling and 3/4" closed tear along rear cover; cloths has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1940. Octavo; G- Hardcover; Red spine with Gold text; Boards shaken, some edgewear, some shelfwear, bumping and rubbing to corners, fraying to spine edges, closed tear along head edge of spine; Textblock has age toning, writing in pencil on front and rear pastedowns, writing and marking in red pen on some pages, black marks on some pages, split hinge between title page and half title page, gray toning along head edge of textblock, brown marks along fore edge; 1003 pp.
New York: Grove Press, 1961. Octavo; First printing; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, gold with black print; DJ has mild edgewear, slight shelfwear; Boards in grey cloth with red print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has grey-tinted top edge, slight mark on title page, else clean and tight; xxv, 230 pages.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1947. Octavo; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, orange and brown with white and brown print; DJ has small tears at top of spine, else moderate edgewear, toning to spine, mild shelfwear; Boards in orange cloth with black print, clean and tight; Text block clean and tight; xxi, 694 pages.
New York: Enigma Books, 2003. First English Translation. Octavo; pp 249; VG-/paperback; red spine with white and yellow text; covers have light wear to exterior; diagonal crease to rear at tail corner; intact panels; clean exterior; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; slight stain to rear endpaper; tight binding;.
Berlin: Verlag und Wertriebs-Gesellschaft M.B.H., 1935. Octavo; pp 96; Good-; red spine with gilt text; cloth has noticeable soiling to exterior; some rubbing to edges; bowed boards; text block has some wear to exterior edges, due to handling; slight shadow toning to front and rear gutter; mild crack to page 96; cocked spine; interior clean; illustrated; text in German;.
Herrsching: Manfred Pawlak Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, n.d. Octavo; pp 880; VG/G; creamy ivory/brown pictorial spine with brown text; dust jacket has slightly sun darkened exterior; mild wear to exterior; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; clean exterior; strong boards; text block shows only light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; German text; arts - German;.
Basel, London, New York: Barenreiter Kassel, 1962. Quarto; pp 198; VG-/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; light green slipcase has moderate sunning to edges, slight wear to exterior; cloth has slight rubbing to exterior, intact panels; text block shows light toning to edges, interior clean; German text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
Varsovie: Editions Interpress, 1991. Octavo; pp 257; G/paperback; white spine with black text; covers have slight rubbing to exterior, mostly to spine edges; some creasing to front; slight edge wear; text block shows light wear to exterior; interior clean; some wear to front gutter; illustrated; French text; TD consignment; Shelve Room X.
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1975. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 403; G/no-DJ; dark beige spine with sunned spine; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; frontispiece; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated; tight binding.
Paris: Aubier, Editions Montaigne, 1943. Edition revue et corrigee. Octavo; “Edition revue et corrigee”; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in red leather, spine is torn (separated) along rear hinge and most of front hinge, wear to corners, surface tears to spine caps, wear to bottom edge, slight spotting and shelfwear to boards; Text block has marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker, tanning to endpapers, ink annotations to title page, light amount of pencil annotations within; German with French translation on facing pages; 480 pages.
Germany: Reite Fortgefesste, 1742. New Edition. Thick 12mo in brown hardcovers; VG; substantial shelf wear on boards, specially spine, with upper open tears; good binding; frontispiece engraving; title page and text clean throughout; contains nine books divided by world regions with register at the end; German in Gothic letters; shelved in Case # 6; YR consignment.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1942. First Edition. Octavo; pp 300; G/Fair; red/black pictorial spine with black and white text; dust jacket several small chips to edges; mild cracking to joints; tape mended joints and edges inside dj; mild rubbing to exterior; cloth has some modest wear to exterior; vertical stain to front joint; mild edge wear; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; deckled edges; interior clean; signed by author;.