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.
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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.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1924. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 408 pages; G-; bound in publisher's blue cloth, dull gilt lettering to spine; moderate shelfwear, including rubbing and fraying to corners, head and tail of spine, rubbing to hinges; small tear to gutter of title page; signed by Doyle to title page; Signed copies of this printing were given away by the Strand Magazine as prizes.; publisher mistakenly put second edition on the copyright page, rather than second printing; shelved case 13.
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.
Lugduni [Lyon]: Jean Anard, 1622. Quarto; (4), 529, (2) pp. Contemporary vellum (soiled and age-discolored). Small hole on front pastedown, continuing to title page and first few leaves. Previous owner's signature and bookplate on front endpaper. Binding tight. Still very good. Text in Latin. Shelved in Case #3.
Edinburgh and London, Dublin: William Blackwood; J. Murray; and J. Cuming, 1811. First. Octavo; vg+/none; black leather spine, 5 raised bands, and gilt lettering; with recently quarter-bound; black cloth boards; ex libris, ancient signature, title-page; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; maps and charts, folded; fore-edge deckle; light foxing; --v1, Part I, "Ninth to Fifteenth Century," 512 pp.; --v1, Part II, "Fifteenth and Sixteen Centuries," 524 pp.; --v3, Part III, "New World, Columbus, Cortes," 503 pp.; else very good. Dupont Store, Case #9.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1954. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 275 pages; VG/Fair; spine beige with red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '15s. net'; dust jacket missing the middle third of the spine, small chips to other parts of spine, tape to head and tail; spine of boards slightly age-toned; spine cocked; top edge of text block red; INSCRIBED on ffep to Don-Tudor Wilkinson, Paris 1954, with his bookplate a the bottom of the page; shelved case 9.
London: John Murray, 1903. Third Edition. Small Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 red calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling and titling, red cloth boards, marbled endpapers; top edge gilt; bound by Riviere & Son with their mark; mild wear to boards, slight darkening to spines; profusely illustrated throughout; shelved case 9.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Conselho Nacional de Proteção aos Índios, Ministério da Agricultura, 1946-1953. Folios, 366 pp., 363 pp., G+; tan cloth boards, small black lettering to spines; rounding to spines, bumping/chipping to heads and tails, slight material loss to tails, corners bumped; age-toning and overall waving to text-blocks; age-toning to interiors, text/images affected yet legible/clear, numerous sepia photographs to interiors; VOL. 1 [DO NOROESTE E SUL DE MATO-GROSSO, English trans. "FROM THE CENTER TO THE NORTHWEST AND SOUTH OF MATO GROSSO; broken hinge to front board (front endpapers unaffected), split spine between title page and p. 1, back board shaken, binding intact though casing is fragile, inscribed by previous owner to ffep (dated "10-49")]; VOL. 2 [DAS CABECEIRAS DO RIO XINGU, RIOS ARAGUÁIA E OIAPÓQUE, English trans. "OF THE CABECEIRAS OF THE XINGU RIVER, ARAGUAIA RIVER, AND OIAPOQUE"; cracked spine between pp. 2-3, more leaves heavily age-toned than Vol. 1, boards shaken, binding sturdy, bumping to fore-edge of front board]; text in Portuguese; Rondon was a Brazilian military officer most known for his exploration of Mato Grosso and his efforts to assist indigenous Brazilians, being the first director of the country's Indian Protection Bureau and supported the creation of Xingu National Park; heavy set, please contact us for shipping costs; shelved Case 7.
London: Printed for William Johnston, 1754. Third Edition. 8vo., 640pp.,  index; VG-; spine paneled brown leather with red label and gilt lettering; moderate wear to boards, including scuffing, scratches, slight bowing; corners and board edges peeling; all 23 plates present, some staining from the color onto other parts of plates or facing pages; mild age-toning; GB; shelved case 9.
Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1551. 10mo rebound in brown hardcovers with brown leather spine and gold gilt; VG; boards with very moderate shelf wear; fraying along spine edges; binding strong; paper wobbled and in good condition; some pages at front discolored and stained on the edge; page 17 has a small cut at bottom; occasional marginalia mostly at beginning; title page with inscription and orange colored stamp on edge; pp. 488; in Italian; Bernardo Tasso was a poet and the father of Torquato Tasso; shelved in Case # 3.
New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Company, 1877. First American Edition. Thick octavo in red and black gilt cloth; VG; book slanted towards the right; moderate shelf wear; slight fraying around bottom edge; strong, sewn binding; age-toned paper clean; text clean; pp. 377; contains 90 full page engravings; in good condition; shelved in Case # 8; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1910. Edition de Luxe, #233/1000. Large Quarto, 128 pages; VG-; bound in half red calf, red cloth boards, gilt tooling and lettering to spine; fading to spine; top edge of text block gilt; first gathering (including title page) loose; SIGNED by Dulac on limitation page, #233/1000; With 30 color plates by Dulac; shelved case 13.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1989. First Editions Thus. Octavos, 6 volumes; bound in fine genuine leather with bright gilt spine titles and embossed decorative motif on covers; each volume with a different motif and color leather; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; first 5 volumes still in publisher's shrinkwrap, Emerald City unwrapped; shelved above easton press.
London: James Carpenter, 1844. First edition. Thick, large quarto in dark burgundy leather with six-band embossed spine and gold letters; VG; book slightly bowed due to shelving; moderate soiling or shelf wear; gilt edges; frontispiece page foxed; small penciled inscription on second frontispiece page; age-toned; text clean; contains 80 pages of memoir followed by extensive catalogue of etchings and papers by contemporaries of Van Dyck; shelved in Alcove # 1; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Printed for Joseph Hindmarch, 1682. First Edition. thin 12mo., , 188pp., ; VG; spine paneled black leather, gilt lettering, elaborate gilt tooling; boards straight-grained, gilt panel around edges, gilt line on board edges, elaborate gilt turn-in; marbled endpapers; signs of repair to gutter of front board on spine and gutter; minor bumping and shelfwear; gilt text block; mild age-toning to page edges, foxing; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1941. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; dark and light blue spine, dark and light blue text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing, chipping around edges; boards are strong, some rubbing; textblock has some staining around edges and on front endpaper, ex libris plate on front pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 335; 1941 first edition, limited to 1115 copies (1/2 inch shorter than 1965 reissue copy, has no headband); second Arkham book; FLP Collection. Shelve: Case 8.
Huntington Woods: Phantasia Press, 1980-1983. Limited Special Boxed Editions. Octavos, 5 volumes; VG/VG; illustrated red spines, illustrated green spines, and illustrated blue spines, w/ blue, orange, & yellow text; sunning along spines otherwise minimal to no wear to jacket w/ prices uncut; comes in brown slipcases (in VG condition); boards are strong and clean; text blocks are clean; limited editions, signed by author and numbered on limitation pages; (The Makers of Universes, 1980, #158 of 200; The Gates of Creation, 1981, #163 of 250; A Private Cosmos, 1981, #171 of 250; Behind the Walls of Terra,1982, #130 of 250; The Lavalite World, 1983, #186 of 250); LP consignment. Shelved Above case 7.
Glasgow: John Bryce and David Paterson, 1759. Second Edition. Octavo, xxii, 482 pages; G; in contemporary full calf, faded lettering to spine; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, chipping to head and tail of spine; Lacking title page and ffep; names written to front pastedown, first page, rear pastedown; shelved case 1.
[New York]: Nadja, 1994. Limited Edition, 1/100 copies. Quarto; VG; Bright blue cloth and paper chemise portfolio with a pictorial label pasted onto its front panel and an ivory clasp, housing 15 loose signatures (as issued); minimal shelfwear;,Illustrated with fourteen color plates, including the label on the front board of the portfolio; WM consignment; shelved case 11.
London: Ackermann and Company, 1841. First edition. Octavo, 184pp. Hardcover without jacket as issued. Bumping and shelf-wear. Mild rubbing, chipping and soiling to cloth-bound, illustrated boards. Rebacked; with original cloth laid down over portion of spine; new end-papers. Front hinge cracked. Stamp to fly-leaf and title page; previous owner's signature to title page; inscription to half-title and page 171. Foxing and age-toning to the text. Includes 8 full-colored, engraved plates of shipping scenes by W. Knell and an additional 14 in-text illustrations of flags, pendants, and ensigns. Foxing predominately to margins of plates, which still retain vibrant colors. Good copy only. Shelve: CASE #1 Spine is red leather with black leather spine-label; five raised bands and gilt text reading "EPITOME OF THE NAVAL SERVICE"
New York: Oxford University Press, 1954. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, ix, 384 pages; VG/VG; spine white with brown lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.50; mild wear to dust jacket, slight chipping to head of spine; small discoloration to upper fore corner of pages 137-155 from leather corner bookmark; sfep inscribed by Neutra with his distinctive signature; shelved case 12.
New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1953. First. Octavo; vg/good+; dj, yellow spine with white text on black cloud amidst a battle scene; ex libris, name stamp; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 280 pp.; dj, [BRO-DART]; sunned; minor chipping; else very good. CONSIGNMENT. Shelved Case #8.
Philadelphia: William F. McLaughlin, 1806. First American Edition. 5 Octavos; VG-; Half leather bindings, dark brown spinew with gilt lettering; Some wear to the edges and corners, some rubbing to the leather on the spines, some spots of soiling to the spines; Boards straight, binding tight; Marbled endpapers; foxing and age toning to the pages; 5 Volume set; Shelve over Nature; DS consignment; Please contact us for international or expedited shipping.
London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1929. Limited Edition, #449/775. Quarto. 231 pages; VG; bound in the publisher's original vellum boards, gilt title and tooling to spine and front board; pictorial endpapers, top edge of text block gilt; vellum with mild staining and wear; small wax initials to front pastedown; bookplate to verso of ffep; lacking original box; some pages uncut; illustrated with color frontispiece and 12 color plates, plus in-text black and white illustrations, number 449? of 575 copies for England signed by Arthur Rackham; shelved case 14.
Providence, RI: The Buffalo Book Co., 1946. First Edition, 1/500 Copies. 8vo., 303 pp., VG-/VG-; DJ, white spine with green lettering, yellow/green/yellow pictorial front cover; wear/age-toning to covers of DJ; chipping to edges and corners of DJ, with material loss to head and tail of spine and corners; age-toned tape to interior of DJ at bottom corner of back cover/back flap and to top of back cover towards hinge; price uncut "$3.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; green cloth boards; yellow lettering to spine (faded), text legible; bumping to head and tail of spine, mild cocking to spine; mild wear to boards, bumping to corners of boards, mild cocking to boards; age-toning to text-block; creasing to bottom corners of text-block from bumping/cocking to boards; interior clean; frontispiece; scarce in dust jacket; LP consignment; shelved Case 8.
New York: Macmillan, 1918. Limited Edition. Octavo; VG; White cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine; Boards have light edge wear, minimal rubbing; Binding tight; Text block toned, previous owner's name on limitations page, otherwise free of marking, all illustrations clear; Upper edge gilt with some light scratches, bottom corner of text block thumbed; Book is numbered 245 of a limited edition of 250; LP Consignment. Shelved: Case 14.
London: G. G. Harrap & Co., 1911. Signed Limited Edition. Large 8vo., unpaginated; VG; bound in full brown leather; spine and front board both blind tooled; illustrated endpapers; this edition is limited to 525 copies for sale in England and Americ, of which number this copy is 259; signed by Willy Pogany on limitation page; 16 tipped in color plates, plus frontispiece; bumping to corners; rebound; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
London: A. Millar, 1767. New Edition. Octavos; VG- to G+; Tan leather spines with raised bands and gilt lettering; Bumping and wear to the edges and bumping at the corners; Spine is worn; Text block is age-toned; Bindings are sturdy; Some glue staining at the end papers and paste-downs; Some volumes have some minor separation at the hinges beginning; Covered by clear plastic; 8 Volumes. Shelved above general US.
London: John Johnson at the Harp and Crown, 1763. Octavo hardcover, unpaginated; VG; Spine green with gilt letters; rebound in green cloth boards, leatherette spine; text age toned, foxed mostly on margins; spine with some chipping and rubbing; boards with some shelf wear to corners; fold-out fingering chart and ~3 pages written instruction; over 20 pages with music notation; GP Consignment; shelved case 10.
London: Jacob Tonson, 1721. First edition. Quartos rebound in dark brown embossed leather with six-band spine; VG; moderate fraying and shelf wear on boards; original paper age-toned, slightly wobbly, with moderate discoloration or foxing; vol. 1 contains six plates of sets of medals illustrated by the ancient poets; vol. 4 title page and first page repaired and creased at bottom right; in good condition; shelved in Case # 7; please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment.
Romae [Rome]: Typis Sac. Congregationis de Propag. Fide, 1771. Thin Octavo, 37 pages; VG; bound in a quarter gray cloth, marbled boards; ex-library, with library name on front board near tail of spine, small glue-stain to rear pastedown, library stamps to title page, page 29; text in Latin; scarce; shelved case 3.
1542. 10mo in vellum; condition: G+; front cover warped upwards; spine repaired with thick tape; open gutter at front but binding strong; paper age-toned with only a few pages discolored; contains minimal underlining and some marginalia throughout; long inscription inside front cover, and on back of title page; text in very tight print and highly readable; shelved in Case # 3.
London: Henry and Co., 1893. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; spines black cloth with gilt lettering; protected with mylar covers; mild bumping to corners, heads and tails of spines; mild age-toning to page edges; foxing throughout, more severe towards endpapers; interiors clean; published by Lady Burton after Richard Burton's death, these Neapolitan tales are translated from Basile's version published in 1637; GP consignment; shelved case 7.
New York: New Directions, 1949. First Edition. Octavo, 318 pages; VG/VG; spine is speckled with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$2.00', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges , with chipping on the fore edge corners and at the top and bottom of the spine, has minor crinkling and several small closed tears; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minimal fraying and dust build up along the top edge; WD consignment; shelved case 6.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1926. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in publisher's gilt and black tooled burgundy cloth; mild rubbing and wear to boards, bumping to corners; mild age-toning to pages; mild foxing to endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; With 306 of the 320 color illustrations, printed on 180 plates, carefully engraved from the author's original paintings; folding map in excellent condition; shelved case 1.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Large Octavo, 555, liv pages; VG/G; spine purple with a tan label and red and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$12.50'; dust jacket has chips missing to the lower edge of the front cover, closed tears and robbing elsewhere; top edge of text block red; INSCRIBED on the half-title page by Julia Child; AG consignment; shelved case 12.
London: John Murray, 1828. First Edition. 8vo., 273 pages; G+; green cloth spine faded to brown, remnants of a tan label with black lettering, brown paper boards; moderate wear to boards, including bumping to corners, staining; spine has some fraying, signs of glue repair; small sticker with previous owners name on front pastedown; most pages uncut; mild foxing; shelved case 10.
London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1820. Illustrated Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in contemporary full reddish-brown leather, paneled spines with gilt tooling; two labels per spine, all have worn off; elaborate gilt roll of crowns to boards; matching simple gilt roll to board edges and turn-ins; moderate rubbing and wear to boards; all edges of text blocks gilt; volume 1 has been rebacked, spine preserved; marbled endpapers; with 22 illustrated plates, plate 18 bound as frontispiece for volume 2; EB consignment; shelved case 13.
Amsterdam: Au dépens de la Compagnie, 1730. First Amsterdam Edition. Octavo, , 204, , 190 pages; VG; bound in contemporary leather boards with blind tooling, rebacked with new black leather spine, previous brown leather labels; marbled endpapers; mild age-toning throughout; text block stained red; separate title pages, pagination restarts; The Paris edition precedes the Amsterdam edition of the same year; scarce in this Imprint; shelved case 3.
London: Macmillan, 1977. First Edition, FIrst Printing. Octavo, 254 pages; VG/VG; sine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '£3.50 net'; mild staining to spine, slight chipping to head and tail of spine, corners; small bumping to corners; slight browning to text block, dust jacket; interior clean; shelved case 6.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. First book edition. Octavo, approximately 650pp. Hardcover in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Rebound. First book edition, being two volumes bound together as one. Includes original wrappers for the monthly publications bound in at rear, as well as original advertisements. Half-bound leather and decorative paper and matching end papers. Spine has five raised bands with gilt text and decoration. Mild rubbing to leather to spine and corners. Head edge gilt. Previous owner's book-plate to paste-down end page. Text is bright and clean with only minor foxing and age-toning. Binding is sturdy. Edition points: The word "pricipal" is uncorrected in volume two, pp.115, line 38. G.G. CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: CASE #4 Spine is dark green leather with gilt text.