New York: J. K. Wellman, 1846. First Edition. 8vo., 352pp., 96pp.; VG-; bound in 3/4 black leather, spine paneled black with gilt lettering; marbled boards and endpapers; some wear to corners, hinges, spine has moderate cracking; binding slightly shaky, but sturdy; volume 1 has forty-seven colored and two uncolored lithographs; volume 2 is incomplete, having only the first 96 pages bound in, with twelve of the forty-eight colored lithographs; plates are unusually bright, with no fading to color; pages have scattered and faint foxing and fingerprint marks, else clean; volume 2 published 1847; shelved case 10.
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Torino: Umberto Allemandi & CO, 1989. Second Edition. 3 Quartos in slipcase; VG/VG; Blue spines with Black lettering; All jackets are clean and bright with minimal wear to the edges; Boards and bindings strong, only slight shelf wear; Slipcase minor bumping at corners, else excellent. A fine set. NOTE: Heavy item, please contact us for international or priority orders. SHELVE: Case 11.
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.
London: printed for Jacob Tonson at Shakespear’s-Head over-against Katharine-Street in the Strand, 1717. First Edition. Folio, , xx, , 548 pages; VG-; bound in contemporary full calf, diced largely in blind; front board with repaired hinge, threatening; paneled spine with blind stamping, morocco label with gilt titling; mild rubbing and wear to binding; with the frontispiece, portrait, and 15 other plates, one per book; Without the second portrait found in some copies; without errata pasted on final leaf recto; lacking half-title; bookplate to front pastedown; Translated by John Dryden, Joseph Addison and others.; shelved above case 2.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1938. First Edition. 8vo., 264pp.; VG/VG; spine black and red with white, black, and gold lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.00'; dust jacket has minor flaws, including slight sun-fading to spine, small amount of chipping to head and tail of spine; front cover with unusually bright colors; interior has some age-toning; LP consignment; shelved case 6.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 241 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white and purple lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut, mild wear and rubbing, including chipping to head and tail of spine, small red rubbing to rear cover, small piece of top layer of dust jacket removed, presumably from a sticker, from rear cover; bump to lower edge of rear board; Code 1561 to the bottom of the front flap; Firs Edition stated to copyright page; WD consignment; shelved case 2.
Paris: Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt, Graz, 1976. Facsimile Edition. folio, 138 fol. [276pp.]; VG; bound in suede covers, paneled spine with no lettering; housed in original cardboard box; minimal shelfwear; lacking companion volume; facsimile of the Manuscrit Français 616, der Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris; shelved Case 11.
London: Printed for Tho. Johnson, 1657. First Edition. 12mo., 229-596pp.; G+; quarter bound leather binding, spine brown leather, no lettering, moderate wear including chipping to head and tail of spine, creases in spine, bumping and chipping to corners, boards; marbled paper boards; interior has some writing in margins; title page has some soiling, signs of repair, two names in ink; pages 231-234 loose within; some waving to upper fore corner; JG consignment; shelved case 3.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1976. First edition; signed and dedicated to Ambassador Ardeshir Zahedi. Thick, oblong quarto in black cloth hardcovers with red and brown illustrated DJ; spine white with black letters; VG/VG; minimal soiling; strong binding; plates and paper clean; contains 488 plates in black and white as well as double-folded color full pages; short biography and Artist's Credo; on first front end page, large, colorful "Agamograph" and dedication to Ambassador Ardeshir Zahedi, Iranian Ambassador to the U.S. from 1960-62 during the Shah's reign, and again from 1973-79 when the Iranian Revolution started and the Shah fled Iran; second front end page has a large drawing of Ambassador Zahedi with handwritten dedication by Agam; please contact us for shipping costs. Shelved Case 11.
Liege, Belgium: D. Avanzo, 1849. First edition. Elephant folio volume of plates (18 X 23) in 3/4 dark green cloth and leather with gold gilt; quarto text volume (two volumes total) in same condition; VG/VG; general shelf wear and fraying around spines and corners; upper right corner of plates volume bumped and creased; ex-libris plate inside front board; red marble end pages; text volume clean; pp. 515; first few plates at the beginning have slight foxing and offsetting; contents include 117 plates, individually described in text, with a list of architects, popes, and major buildings in Rome; in French; text shelved case 4; plates shelved above Philosophy section; due to size and weight of the items, please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1969. Book Club. Octavo, 448 pages; VG-/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, mild rubbing and wear; Book Club Edition, with that printed on front flap of dust jacket, lacking LoC information on copyright page; Ex-Library, with usual markings, including sticker to tail of dust jacket spine, stamps on title page, removed pocket to rear endpaper; mild foxing to top edge of text block; Inscribed on ffep by Puzo; shelved case 6.
Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, 1559. Small octavo; 318,  pp. with full-page woodcut colophon of Gabriel Giolito. Contemporary vellum. A scarce early reprint of Dolce's translation of the poetry of Horace (originally published in 1535). Very Good; vellum soiled and rubbed; front hinge partially cracked at spine; boards slightly bowed; some age-toning and scattered foxing to interior. Text in Italian. Shelved in Case #3.
Signed, hand-written manuscript of "I'm A Good Ol' Rebel," Randolph's pro-Confederate song/poem. Initialed "IR" on original letter, with tipped-in full signature Crease in center, some toning to the page as is typical. Ink and signature and all clear and legible. Glue and residue on rear, indicating removal from a book or scrapbook. CZ Consignment folder in Case 0.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 748 pages; VG-/VG-; spine white with gray and blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$24.95'; dust jacket has mild wear and rubbing, slight water-staining to interior of tail of spine; Signed flat on title page by Reagan; shelved case 5.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1965. First Edition, Fourth Printing. Octavo, 316 pages; VG/VG; spine gold with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.95', slight chipping to head and tail of spine; bump to upper corner of rear board; signed on ffep, 'Best Regards / Ronald Reagan'; SG consignment; shelved case 5.
London: John Murray, 1846. First edition. Thick octavo in discolored purple embossed hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; heavy discoloration and some soiling on boards; fraying around edges; previous owner's name on ffep; a couple of open gutters; dusty, deckled edges; occasional foxing; occasional penciled notes in margins; text clean; pp. 584; shelved in Case # 7.
London: The Chiswick Press, 1891. Limited Edition [#60/205]. 12mo, 81 pages; VG; rebound in 3/4 brown leader, marbled paper; boards bowed, minor shelfwear, general edgewear, bumping on fore corners and spine edges; text block age toned, pages uneven, browning on front and rear blanks, someone has written a copy of Houdin's signature on the ffep (Not a real signature) tape on front blank, occasional soiling, light tearing on some edges, damp staining throughout, light foxing on head edge; Limited Edition, number 60 of 205; shelved case 3.
Lugduni Batavorum: Hackios, Parentem & Filios, 1663. Later printing. Quarto; vg+/none; leather brown spine with rive raised bands and gilt title on black label; expertly rebacked; front and back board with original vellum; blind stamped centerpieces within blind ruled borders; spot staining and age-toning; ex libris, signature; new endpapers; light general toning with some foxing; pages clear and bright; text block edges darkened; 956 pp.; Index, 30 pp.; letterpress texture; divided into 15 chapters: I-X, ANCIENT ROMA; appendix with 2 chapters by Pauli Manutii, De Legibus and De Senatus; and 3 by And. Schotti Electis, De Priscis, De Tribus, and De Ludis; Illus, engraved title page with five engraved plates [96, 136, 208, 234, and 262]; plate 4 [pg. 234] upper fore-edge corner torn/missing; no plan of Roma and no folding plates; rare doodle ; extra leather label; missing clasps; TEXT IN LATIN WITH SOME GREEK. ---Subtitles:Thomae Dempsteri J.C. Cui accedunt Pauli Manutii Libri II. De Legibus, et de Senatu, Cum Andreae Schotti Electis, Accurante Cornelius Schrevelio Lugduni Batavorum Apud: Hackios, Parentem & Filios, MDCLXIII]; --- Shelvedin Case #3.
Amsterdam: J. F. Bernard, 1725. First Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary full mottled calf, paneled spines with gilt lettering and tooling; some wear to spines, including chipping to heads and tails, rubbing, scuffing, and mild flaking over majority; text blocks red; marbled endpapers; bookplate to front pastedowns; interiors clean; text in French; shelved case 4.
Venice: Preffo Altobello Salicato. first edition; written 1582; published 1609. Octavo rebound in light blue moire hardcovers with beige spine; in good condition; boards show moderate soiling and shelf wear with corners slightly bumped; binding strong; musty odor; external edges and paper stained by water damage (mostly on half upper part); pp. 399-405 heavily stained with half page torn and unreadable; framed text in tight italic print; in Italian; pp. 405; this first volume comprises research on family lines starting in the year 959 CE; sold as is; please contact us for shipping costs; shelved in Case # 3.
St Paul, MN. Thomson / West, 2008. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 245 pages; VG/VG; spine black with gold and yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$29.95'; text block clean; interior clean; inscribed by the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on the half-title page; shelved case 10.
Berlin: Paul Cassirer, 1920. First Edition. Large square octavo; 66 pp. Hardcover in boards; rebound. With five full-page illustrations by George Grosz. Laid in are three original handwritten poems written and SIGNED by Schonlank; these poems do not appear in the text of the book. Also laid in is a typed letter SIGNED by Grosz. Very good; boards somewhat bowed and rubbed; pages age-browned; binding tight. Previous owner's inscription to title page. Faint damp-stain to text at upper right throughout entire text. Scarce book by this Weimar poet. Text in German. Spine is thin, blue and textless. Shelve in Case # 4.
New York: Ballantine Books, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 642pp.; VG/VG; spine purple with purple and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; very mild shelfwear; SIGNED on title page by Diana Gabaldon, Orson Scott Card, Tad Williams, Terry Brooks, Robin Hobb, Robert Silverberg, Raymond E. Feist, and George R. R. Martin. Tad Williams actually signed twice, but the last part of his signature went off the page, so it appears that he redid it, leading to a total of nine signatures on the title page. There are three small lines on the text block from his first attempt at his signature.; shelved case 8.
New York: Tom Deherty Associates, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 715pp.; VG/VG; spine yellow with red and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a Mylar covering, price uncut; very mild shelfwear; text block clean; SIGNED on title page by George R. R. Martin, Anne McCaffrey, Robert Silverberg, Terry Prachett, Tad Williams, and Orson Scott Card.; shelved case 8.
Waco, Texas: Texian Press, 1970. Signed Limited Edition. 8vo., xv, 512pp.; VG; bound in red leather with gilt lettering on spine; of fifty specially prepared and bound copies, this is number 36; SIGNED on limitation page by Simpson; interior clean; text block has minor smudging to lower fore corner, small red smudge on upper fore corner, lower edge; shelved case 1.
New York: Random House, 1949. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 373 pages; VG/VG; spine black with pictorial image on the tail and blue and yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00'; dust jacket has very mild wear, very slight chipping to corners, small closed tear at head of spine, slight wear to head and tail of spine; colors bright, no fading to covers or spine; interior clean; stated first printing; top edge of text block stained blue; WD consignment; shelved case 8.
Stanstead and Sherbrooke, L. C. Walton & Gaylord, 1835. First Edition. 10mo., 116 pages; Fair; in original publisher's quarter brown leather, blue paper boards, front cover has reprint of title page within a frame; rear cover missing fore half, front cover with chipping and wear to all edges, spine chipped to head and tail; some fingerprint smudges to interior; lacking map; page 57 has a small newspaper clipping, detailing the 1891 Census, pasted above the lesson on population; extremely scarce Lower Canadian Imprint; shelved case 3.
Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1882. First American Edition, First Printing, First State, First State of Binding. Octavo, 441 pages; VG; bound in publisher's gilt and black decorated dark green cloth; mild rubbing and wear; First issue with all text points, uncorrected state of the text with "estate" on page 124, "do not" on page 263, and "reigned" on page 362, Franklin Press imprint on the copyright page; First state of binding, with the center rosette on the back-strip 1/8 inch below the fillet; shelved case 4.
Paris: Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Française, 1917. Limited Edition, #247/575. Octavo, unpaginated; Fine; in original printed wrappers, with the tanned as usual, very lightly chipped glassine, offsetting onto endpapers, as usual; #247/575 numbered copies on Vergé d'Arches, in addition to twenty-five copies on Japon; text in French; MW consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1996. First Edition, First Printing, First State Dust Jacket. Thick Octavo, 1079 pages; VG/VG; Blue jacket spine with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$29.95', mild wear to head and tail of spine, corners; slight bumping to corners; interior clean; First edition, first printing with original first state of dust jacket (Incorrect spelling of William Vollmann); WD consignment; shelved case 2.
Philadelphia, PA: J. Ormrod, 1800. First Edition. Octavo, 338/44 pages; Fair; fully bound in brown leather, paneled spine has faded gilt lettering; binding has heavy wear, with detachment on either side of the spine, significant rubbing along all edges of the boards and on the front and back covers, has fraying on the fore edge corners, tap and bottom of the spine have edges missing, spine has several abrasion marks, ex library with a bar code and book plate on the inside of the back cover; pages have significant age toning, have occasional dog-earing, have blotching throughout and markings on the edge of the text block, first several pages have minor tearing, original owner's name is written on the ffep and inside the front cover in ink; shelved case 9 3/4.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1969. First Edition. 8vo., 187 pp., VG/VG; DJ, spine black with white lettering, front cover white with black lettering; very mild wear/age-toning to covers, mild rubbing/chipping to edges and corners of boards, including head and tail of spine; price uncut "$4.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; orange cloth boards, blue lettering to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine; rubbing to edges and corners; mild age-toning to text-block, beveled fore-edge; aged paste-staining to endpapers, mild buckling to front paste-down; interior clean; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1912. First edition. Small octavo; 168 pp. Hardcover in original black cloth with gilt lettering; no dust jacket. Boards somewhat bowed and soiled; ring mark on front board; previous owner's inked name and address on front endpaper, rear endpaper, and rear pastedown; occasional soiling to text; still Very Good. Scarce. Shelved in Case #2.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. First Edition, First State. Octavo, 231 pages,  ads; Poor; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt and black tooling to front board; moderate wear and chipping to head and tail of spine, fading to spine; gutter partially visible on endpaper gutters; gutter fully open on pages 24/25, 48/49, 72/73, 96/97, 120/121; some gatherings loose or attached by a sole piece of string; frontispiece and all 7 plates present; Page 9, last line '...presumptive...', page : 'New Books. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine...'; BAL 7100; consignment; shelved case 2.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2016. Signed Collector's Edition. Octavo; VG; bound in full dark blue fine genuine leather, paneled spine and front cover have gilt lettering and profuse gilt tooling; binding has minimal shelf wear; pages have gilt along the edges; contains a silk ribbon, silk endpapers; signed on the limitation page by Ernest Cline; certificate of authenticity loose within; JH consignment; contained in original publisher's shrink wrap; shelved Signed Easton Collection.
Boston: George W. Briggs & Co., 1855. First Edition. 8vo., 182pp.; G+; bound in original blind- and gilt-stamped brown cloth, gilt lettering; cover of tail of spine coming loose, head of spine missing, chips to rest of spine; rubbing, bumping, and fraying to corners, board edges; some water damage, cloth on boards has some waviness and air-pockets, lower edge of ffep through title page, page 174-end; water damage to the corners and lower edges of plates; pencil writing to endpapers; colored frontis and five b/w plates; Alcott's first book, a collection of fables about nature she wrote at age 16 for her friend and neighbor Ellen Emerson, the daughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson. It was published in an edition of 1600 copies.; KS consignment; shelved case 7.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1906. Large Paper Edition, #28/650. Quarto, 6 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 dark green calf, spines and portions of boards sun-faded to brown, marbled boards and endpapers, front board of volume 2 was previously detached but has since been repaired (please see photos for details), paneled spines with one compartment gilt titling, others gilt; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; Large-paper edition, number 28 of 650; with 35 illustrations by Flaxman, plus a matching pair of color/black and white frontispieces per volume; shelved above cook books.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1907. Second Edition. Quarto, 125 pages; VG; rebound in half red calf, boards are the original cloth from publisher's binding; spine paneled with gilt lettering and tooling; mild wear and rubbing to boards; mild rubbing to corners; with 50 color illustrations; mild foxing, does not impact plates; plates bound in rear, as usual; shelved case 14.
London: Richard Phillips, 1806. First Edition. Quarto, xiv, , 530 pages; VG; half bound in brown calf, paper boards, newly rebacked with new paneled spine, black label with gilt lettering; mild rubbing to boards; marbled text block; bookplate to ffep; personal library stamp to first blank leaf; with all 17 aquatint plates, including folding frontispiece and 4 other folding plates, some offsetting; shelved case 9.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, 161 pages; VG/G; spine white and green with red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; mild chipping to edges of dust jacket; head of spine, upper rear corner, front lower corner have closed tears; spine slightly cocked; interior clean; First Issue, with 6 lines on colophon and no ISBN; LP consignment; shelved case 2.
Paris: The Sign of the Pegasus, 1927. First Edition. , 31 pages; 150 pages; VG; bound in gilt decorated burgundy cloth, rebacked with original boards and spine preserved; top edge of text block gilt; mild rubbing and wear; with 150 photographs plus a folded color frontispiece; shelved above front case.
Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Jodocum Jansonium [Joachim Jansonium], 1649. First Edition. 12mo., 320 pages; VG; bound in blue morocco, gilt rules to boards, flat paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling; gilt roll to board edges; gilt roll to turn-ins; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; A-V8; Errata,  p. inserted between p. 84 and 85.; front pastedown has a bookplate of the Robert J. Wickenheiser Milton Library; second free endpaper has an early bookseller's handwritten description pasted on; text in Latin; title-page vignette; Contains 8 portraits and 1 double plate, as called for, all in excellent condition, black and white, lacking the rare hand-tinting. fol. 5: Thomas Wentwordt, fol 43: William Laud, fol 85: Thomas Fairfax (with tissue-guard), fol 88: Oliver Cromwell fol 127: Carolus Stuart (with tissue-guard), fol 185: 2 page White Hall plate showing the execution of Charles I, fol 197: Carolus Stuart (with tissue-guard), fol 215: Iacobus Hamilton (with tissue-guard), fol 232: Henricus Comes Hollandiae; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc, 1930. First Edition. 8vo., 388pp.; VG/VG-; spine tan, pictorial, with black label and tan lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; dust jacket has rips to all four corners, damage to had and tail of spine, spine edges, flap edges, minor rips and wear elsewhere; price uncut; pictorial endpapers; autograph tipped in onto ffep; binding cracked on title page; interior clean; shelved case 2.
London: John Stockdale, 1811. New Edition. Two volumes. Quarto; vii, 338; , 275,  pp. Illustrated with a map and 52 plates by W.H. Watts. Somewhat later red half morocco and marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Some rubbing to spines and hinges; some soiling to boards. Scattered foxing and age-toning throughout. Remains of small bookstore label on front pastedown of Volume 1. Still a very good copy. Shelved in Case #9.
Hallowell: Glazier, Masters & Co., 1831. Twelfth Edition. 8vo., 542pp.; VG; bound in brown calf, spine brown with a red label and gilt lettering; scratching and rubbing to boards; tail of spine has a chunk missing; bumping and rubbing to corners; bottom part of page 179/180 coming loose, upper part still firmly attached; scattered moderate foxing throughout; drawing on a star in ink on the front pastedown; lower fore corner of the ffep has a piece missing; name written on ffep; shelved case 1.