Milano [Milan]: per Paolo Gottardo Pontio, stampatore regio. A instantia di Pietro Tini, 1585. First Edition, Second Issue. 8vo., 700pp., 2pp. errata; VG; spine paneled brown leather with black label and gilt lettering; spine reads 'Lomazzo's / Treatise / 1585'; rebound, new spine, boards, endpapers; title page has small woodcut printer’s device, half-title with woodcut portrait of Lomazzo in medallion on recto of B1; some waviness to pages, minor towards beginning, gently increases towards the latter half; interior clean with no markings; minor bookworm damage on first four pages, mostly on bottom edge, does not impact text with the exception of the word 'instantia' in publishers information on title page; some smudging to first few pages; wide margins; overall an exceptionally clean copy; shelved case 3.
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Madrid; Barcelona: Filigrana. Sociedad Anonima De Ediciones Limitadas, 1977. Limited Edition, #346/1500. Folio, 216 pages; VG; bound in publisher's cream fabric and brown thread binding, black lettering; Nº 346 of a print run of 1500 copies, illustrated with nineteen color lithographs by Alberti, beautiful cover printed in Lyon, numbered by hand and signed by Rafael Alberti; four watermarks in the pages, of Lorca's signature, Alberti's signature, and the publisher/printer.; SB consignment; shelved above case 3.
[Franckfurt am Mann]: Weigand Hanen Erben, 1574. , 352, 402,  leaves; VG; bound in original blind-stamped brown calf with portrait to boards, metal corners and broken metal hinges; blind-stamping to text block; cracking to hinges, chipping to head and tail of spine, moderate rubbing and wear to boards; with two engraved title pages; institutional bookplate to front pastedown; leaves 5/6 of part 2 have large closed tears; profusely underlined in ink; shelved case 4.
Amsterdam: 1698. First Edition Thus. Tall Quartos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in modern 3/4 dark green/brown calf, marbled boards; paneled spines with burgundy labels, gilt lettering, gilt tooling to all compartments; very mild wear; 442 pages, + 872 pages (continuous pagination with volume 1), 363 pages; Engraved frontispiece portrait of Faithorne, half-title on verso of portrait, general title page in red and black, volume1 ; separate title pages for volumes 2 and three, each in black and white, variously dated 1694 to 1698, with title page of volume 3 reading "Joannis Miltoni Opera Omnia Latina...Amstelodami, Anno M.DC.XC.VIII,"; Wickenheiser 76, Wing M2087, Parker pages 1196-98, Coleridge 73, Kohler 519; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: S. Simmons, 1678. Third Edition. Octavo, 331 pages; VG; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering and gilt bordered panels, matching marbled boards and endpapers; Binder's mark for the Temple Bindery; with facsimile frontispiece bound in; A¹, A³, A⁴, B-X⁸, Y⁷. The last two leaves are blank but called for in the signatures., This copy is lacking Y⁸. Lacking leaf A², the commendatory poem entitled "In Paradisum amissam summi poetae Johannis Miltoni" by S.B. in Latin. Present are A¹, the title page, A³, with "On Paradise lost" by Andrew Marvell in English, and A⁴, "The Verse."; page number 240 misprinted as 140, text correct.; The following pages have the line numbers written in ink in the margins, in series of 5: 2-247. Some of those pages have the ink faded and barely visible. Text blocked trimmed along the top edge, occasionally cutting slightly into the title; Wide margins on fore and lower edge.; Name written in ink on title page, 'Charles Somerscales.; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: Richard Bently, 1691. Fifth Edition, Adorn'd with Sculptures. Quarto, 336 pages; VG; bound in contemporary brown leather boards, rebacked with newer spine, paneled with black label and gilt lettering in one panel, others with a blind-stamped sun and border; gilt roll to board edges, partially worn off; , A-B², C-Z⁴, Aa-Uu⁴, Xx², ; Cc3, Kk1, Kk2, Mm1, have a small closed tear on lower edge, Gg1 has a large closed tear, Ll2 has a small piece of the lower fore corner missing, With engraved frontispiece by R. White, plus all 12 plates as called for, one per chapter, bound in opposite B¹, E⁴, I⁴, M⁴, R¹, V³, Aa¹, Cc⁴, Ff², Ll¹, Pp³, Tt¹; the 12 engraved illustrations are from the 1688 edition.; Wickenheiser 610, Wing M2149 records two copies only in England, Williamson 53, Coleridge 94a, Parker pages 1190-91, Kohler 7; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: Henry Colburn, 1817. First Edition. Folio (12 5/8 x 11 inches) in brown and dark green marbled hardcovers with fine brown leather corners and spine; VG; spine embossed with five bands, gold gilt and letters; boards show moderate soiling and shelf wear, mostly rubbing to marbled area; corners slightly bumped and spine slightly worn; binding still strong; flaps and external edges in moire, in good condition; previous owner's signature penciled on ffep; title page slightly discolored; paper generally clean, with occasional pages heavily foxed; text clean, in fairly large print except for appendix; p. 139 detaching with tearing around edges; p. 329 has tiny tear on the external edge; pp. 368; content: two aquatint frontispiece, including portraits of the General Officers; three-page author's dedication to the Duke of Wellington; at the beginning, folded engraving of the Battle of Waterloo; folded Map of the Campaign; large folded Plan of the Battles (torn around the edge and repaired with scotch tape); at the end, 25 plates of aquatint engravings including the "Flight of Bonaparte from the Field of Waterloo accompanied by his guide"; all plates bright with no foxing; appendix contains 17 narratives (in French and English) of the military operations, including Napoleon's writings to the Soldiers and to the People of France.; consignment; Shelved in Case 4 Spine is brown leather with gilt text and decoration.
1866. First Edition. Oblong quarto (14" X 10.5") in thick, dark brown, fully embossed leather with gilt emblem on front cover; VG/VG; boards with minimal soiling and very slight fraying on corners and upper spine; edges in full gilt; album slightly warped upwards; binding strong; each photograph affixed on thick cardboard page with tiny legend; some offsetting on back of plates; contains 40 photographs out of 177 total compiled in 1866; Carlos Naya was a photographer and lawyer who worked with optician Carlo Ponti, and traveled extensively though Europe and North Africa; in good condition; please contact us for shipping costs; shelved above mythology.
London: Printed for William Miller, 1811. First Edition. folio; VG; quarter bound in dark blue leather with panels on spine, red label with gilt lettering, dark blue cloth boards; very mild scuffing to rear board; beautifully rebound; some fingerprint smudges, else interior clean; second issue, with index leaf printed by J. M'Crerry and the 16-line "Remarks" appended to the text for Plate I; contains 61 beautiful and vibrant hand-coloured aquatint plates; shelved above mythology.
1984. One card, measuring 6 1/2 by 8 inches when folded in half, SIGNED by both Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, date dated 1984. The front cover features the two of them in a park with one of her corgis. The card is VG, with two small pieces have torn, presumably from tape removal.; BL consignment; shelved case 0.
Francofurti: Andrea Wecheli, 1580-1585. Various Editions. 8vo.; VG-; half bound in blindstamped tooled vellum, contemporary paper boards; spine paneled with faded black lettering on upper two panels; moderate wear to binding, including cracks to spine, peeling to corners, both boards slightly peeling on fore edge; ink writing on front pastedown, small amount on ffep; first title page lacking printers emblem, appears to have been cut out, facsimile attached to the verso of title page, so it shows through the hole; intermittent writing and underlining in first part; fold-out chart in rear of volume; Complete list of titles follows: Animaduersiones Ioan Piscatoris Arg. In Dialecticam P. Rami (second edition, 1582, 215pp., ); Gulielmi Tempelli Philosophi Cantabrigiensis Epistola De Dialectica P. Rami (1582, 82pp., ); Ioannis Piscatoris Exercitationum Logicarum Libri II (1585, 215pp., no publishers information or location on title page, presumed Frankfurt); P. Rami Regii Professoris Dialecticae Libri Duo (1580, 117pp.); Petri Rami Veromanvi, Regii Professoris, Dialecticae lib.duo (1582, 142pp., ); JG consignment; shelved case 4.
Antuerpiae [Antwerp]: Apud Hieronymum Verdussen, 1652. First Edition. 12mo, , , 175 pages; VG; bound in contemporary green paper boards, largely aged to beige; plain spine; stain to front cover; starting on page 95, someone has hand-inked corrections to the page number references; collation: *8, A-G12, H4 complete; arms devise on title page; Wickenheiser III:33, Coleridge 401; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First edition. Octavo. Hardcover in dust jacket illustrated by Elmer Hader. SIGNED by Steinbeck on half-title. The print run of this edition was very small, limited to only 8000 copies. G/VG-. Spine somewhat cocked; boards very rubbed at extremities; front hinge starting and spine cracked in several places. Damp stains to boards and mild water damage to text; sporadic soiling throughout. dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50'; mild rubbing to dust jacket, slight chipping to head of spine; Good copy only. Scarce signed. KT Consignment. Shelved in Case #2.
New York: Viking Press, 1939. First Edition. 8vo, 619pp.; VG/VG; dust jacket spine tan and pictorial with blue and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylr covering, price cut; front flap states first edition; stamp on front flap reading "$275"; mild wear to dust jacket, including a minuscule tear on top edge of front cover, mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine; copyright page states "First published in April 1939"; endpapers with "Battle Hymn of the Republic;" mild spotting to fore edge of text block; minor foxing to endpapers, interior clean; RD Consignment; shelved Case #2.
New York: Viking Press, 1939. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 619 pages; VG/VG; dust jacket spine tan and pictorial with blue and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.75'; front flap states first edition; dust jacket has mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine; tape residue on inside of head of spine, upper flap hinges; copyright page states "First published in April 1939"; endpapers with "Battle Hymn of the Republic;" MU consignment; shelved case 2.
Paris: de Brunoff, 1922. Limited Edition, #258/325. Quarto, 194 pages; VG; bound in brown leather, patterned paper covered boards, fore edges full leather; spine has light brown label, triple-ruled gilt border, gilt lettering; mild rubbing and shelfwear, with small scratch along rear hinge; edges untrimmed; interior clean; limited edition, #258/325 signed by the editor, Mauric de Brunoff on limitation page; INSCRIBED on half-title by Svetloff, dated 11 Juillet 1931 to Lisa Gardiner. Lisa Gardiner was a former Anna Pavlova company dancer, who went on to found the Washington School of Ballet in 1944 with Mary Day.; shelved above case 2.
New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. First Edition, First State. 8vo, 366pp.; VG; spine dark green with yellow lettering and a yellow box with black lettering, bound in publishers decorated green cloth; some bumping and shelfwear, including board edges and head and tail of spine; some minor staining and foxing; ex libris bookplate on inside front board, a name written in blue ink right above; All common early issue points present. A full list follows: 1: Copyright notice dated 1884, title page 1885. 2: pp.13: "Him and another man" listed incorrectly at pp.88. 3: p. 57: 11 up: "with the was." 4: pp. 155, final 5 absent on page number. 5: p. 161, signature mark 11 absent. 6: Portrait frontispiece; cloth under bust visible; "Heliotype" imprint. 7: pp143. "l" missing in Col. That is part of the illustration; the word “body” has a broken b (missing the top of the letter) line 7; VR consignment; shelved case 4.
Atlas Press, 1990/1991. Limited Edition, #9/250. Octavos, Thirteen paperbound fascicles; VG; housed in slipcase, paper label to one board and spine; very mild rubbing to slipcaseall volumes sharing the limitation number of '9', reserved for the publishers and contributors; Volumes 2, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, and 13 are signed by Cecil Helman, Oskar Pastior, Harry Mathews, Eric Basso, Marcel Mariën, Günter Brus, and Alastair Brotchie, respectively.; 1. Achim Von Arnim GENTRY BY ENTAILMENT, Translated by Alan Brown, 0947757392; 2. Cecil Helman THE GOLDEN TOENAILS OF AMBROSIO P, 0947757333, Signed; 3. Albert Ehrenstein TUBUTSCH, Translated by Malcolm Green, 0947757341; 4. Remy de Gourmont STORIES IN BLUE, BLACK, VIOLET, GREEN & MAUVE, Translated by Frederick Reeves Ashfield, 094775735x; 5. Oskar Pastior POEMPOEMS, Translated by Malcolm Green, 0947757376, Signed; 6. Harry Mathews THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, 0947757384, Signed; 7. Rikki Ducornet THE BUTCHER’S TALES, 0947757368; 8. Benjamin Péret MAD BALLS, Illustrated by Yves Tanguy, Translated by James Brook, 0947757325; 9. Xavier Forneret THE DIAMOND IN THE GRASS, Translated and with an Afterword by Terry Hale, 094757414; 10. Eric Basso EQUUS CABALLUS, 0947757406, with errata slip, Signed; 11. Marcel Mariën THE LIFE AND DEATH OF LA BELLE DESIDERATA, Translated by Terry Hale in collaboration with Michael Richardson, Sarah Whitfield & Marcel Mariën, 0947757422, Signed; 12. Günter Brus PICTUREPOEMS, Translated by Malcolm Green, 0947757430, Signed; 13. Alastair Brotchie DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO UBIC GESTATION, 0947757457, Signed; Extremely scarce, shelved case 0.
Augsburg: Christian Deckardt, 1777-1799. First Edition Thus. 5 Folios containing 8 Volumes; G+ to VG-; Plain cloth spines with white label near top edge; Boards are fraying at the edges and bumped at all corners, some soiling to boards, discoloration of spines; Bindings are tight; Pages slightly rippled but in nice condition with age toning, but no soiling in marking; Shows objects from all the excavations the Bourbons undertook beginning in 1711 and continued after 1759 by Charles III of Spain around the Gulf of Naples including Pompeii, Stabiae and the two sites in Herculaneum: Resina and Portico. This edition has the text in German. The 630 plates are tipped in from an earlier Italian edition. This edition does not have the doubled page map.Text in German; shelved above anthropology.
London: Medici Society, 1926. Limited Edition, #69/130. Octavo, , 51,  pages; VG/VG; with blue/grey cloth spine, gray paper-covered boards, in blue/grey dust jacket with black lettering on spine and front cover; remnants of original glassine preset, majority of front cover and both flaps present; two bookplates to front pastedown; "Of this edition of Twelve Poems by Edith Wharton 130 copies have been printed in the Riccardi fount on handmade paper of which 100 are for sale. Copy Number 69" Stamped facsimile of Wharton's signature to limitation page, as usual. MW consignment; shelved case 0.
Boston: James Osgood, 1819-1891. First. 33 Volumes, Quartos Octavos and 12mos; All uniformly bound in crimson morocco with gilt lettering and dates, raised bands on spines; Gilt "L" on each front board; Red silk endpapers, all edges gilt; Some wear along the edges, bumping to the corners and some spots of fraying and sunning to spines and corners; Almost all first editions; Bindings sturdy; A handsome set; Shelved above US History; GP Consign; Set is heavy, please contact us for international and priority shipping;.
London: Anisson & Posuel, 1718. Early Edition. Thick quarto in dark burgundy leather; five-band embossed spine with gilt; VG; moderate amount of soiling and fraying on boards; more shelf wear on spine with tiny tears at bottom and fraying on top; binding strong; gilt edges a bit dusty; paper wavy with little discoloration; offsetting on few pages; Latin text in small print, clean; contains an insert "Synopsis Febrium" folded in four with a tear at center; GM consignment; shelved in Case 3.
London: Deputies of Christopher Barker [i.e. Jan Fredericksz Stam], 1599 [i.e. 1633]. Thick Octavo; G; bound in 3/4 black leather, brown cloth boards; rebacked with spine preserved; paneled spine with gilt lettering; text block with red specks; , 190, 1-8, 11-16, 18-127, , 3-121, ; A-Z4, &6, 2A7, 2B3-8, 2C2-8, 2D-2P8, 2Q7, 3A-3Q8, 3R4; some pages have scrap paper used to repair pages or reinforce binding; some pages have both open and closed tears, intermittent ink marginalia; mild tide-marks and wear throughout; two separate title pages for each part, plus engraved title page; engraved title page has been repaired; with the 'Breeches' translation in Genesis; shelved case 4.
Hibbing, MN: Hibbing High School, 1957. First Edition. Quarto; G; Cream spine with no lettering; Hibbing High School yearbook from 1957, featuring sophomore photo of Robert Zimmerman (Bob Dylan) on page 69. Some staining to the front, rear and spine; Pages toned; No writing/marking; 159 pages.; shelved case 13.
London: John Murray, 1823. First edition. Octavo in contemporary brown leather covered with gold gilt; VG/VG; six-band embossed spine; silk, burgundy end pages; paper age-toned with dusty deckled edges; pp. 188; first end page has a tipped-in folded letter (forged) from Goethe about a contribution to Lord Byron's Monument; second end page has a folded, lengthy note from W.C. Macready concerning a personal legal matter; Macready was the best actor performing Werner for twenty years (1830-1850) both in England and the U.S.; previous owner's penciled inscription on top of inside first end page; in good condition; shelved in Case # 0; VK consignment.
New York: Lenox Hill Press, 1971. First edition. Octavo, 192pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG-/VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Light rubbing and wear to jacket extremities. Mild sunning to spine of jacket; light foxing to front and rear panels and flaps. Minor edge-wear to boards, including small abrasions to head edge of rear board. Faint foxing to text block and endpapers. Light age-toning to margins of text. Spine slightly cocked. Binding is sturdy. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Inscribed by Charles Willeford on the verso of the title page. Inscription reads: "To ----, the hombre from the capital of incontinence-- that is, existentially. My best regards for authoritarianism. Chaz. Willeford 19 Nov. 71." Willeford's second hardcover title after "The Bunt Orange Heresy." Very scarce. Shelved in Case #2.
London: Printed for John Smethwicke, 1637. 16mo., 487pp.; VG; spine brown leather with gilt lettering, bound in brown leather; mild bumping and wear to corners, spine; first title page has a small chip to the top edge, cutting off the top third of the 'GLAN' in England, has been repaired; some pages have signs of repair; "Englands heroicall epistles" and "The legends of Robert, Duke of Normandie. Matilda, the faire. Pierce Gaveston, Earl of Cornwall. Thomas Cromwel, Earle of Essex" have separate dated title pages, pagination and register are continuous; very sparse pencil marks; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
New York & London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1911. Edition du Luxe, 552/750. Quarto., 250 pages; VG; ; spine tan with gilt lettering and design, bound in publishers tan cloth; spine color darkened/sunned, minimal shelfwear and bumping; 28 tipped in color plates, including frontispiece; interior clean; textblock tight and sturdy; edition du Luxe is limited to 750 copies and is signed by the artist-copy number 552; LM consignment; shelved case 14.
Genesis Publications Limited, 1984. First Limited Edition, #847/2000. Large Octavo, 541 pages; VG; Bound in original brown half calf with gilt device to boards, gilt edges, paneled spine with red morocco label and gilt lettering; housed in brown paper cover slipcase with paper title label; slight discoloration to tail of spine, very mild rubbing and wear; Signed by George Harrison and Derek Taylor; with 7 color plates and illustrated endpapers; KS consignment; shelved case 3.
Berlin: Euphorian Verlag, 1923. Limited Edition, #52/100. Folio, unpaginated; G+; bound in publisher's vellum, blue lettering on cover and spine; mild soiling to boards, moderate bowing; interior clean; Binding signed by Euphorion Einband in Berlin on rear pastedown; slight offsetting to front endpapers from vellum; text in German; shelved case 11.
London: R. Faulder, New Bond Street; And J. Egerton, Whitehall, 1794. Quarto, xvi, 183 pages, VG; beautifully bound in an elaborate full morocco-gilt Kelliegram binding, featuring an eight-color morocco inlaid cover portrait to the front board and a seven-color morocco inlaid cover portrait to the rear; rebacked with spine preserved; mild bumping to corners, slight rubbing to spine; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt; gilt Kelliegram signature stamped to the rear board's lower turn-in; With 57 plates, some aquatint, one folding; The front inlay is Count Viviani, from plate 3, page 34, the rear inlay is from plate 1 page 25.; Consignment; shelved case 3.
Mexico: Carral y Carral, 1945. First Edition. Elephant Folio; VG; The complete folio set of frontispiece, 52 playing cards and three jokers. boards have interior water staining, not impacting text; The illustrations are generally in G+ or better condition, with the 7 of spades having a small closed tear and some water-damage to the edges of some plates; A full description of each cartoon is written on the interior of the boards; LH consignment; shelved case 11.
Dublin: Printed for Thomas Ewing, 1775. Fourth Edition, revised by the author. thick 4tos., 3 volumes; VG-; bound in tan polished calf, spines paneled with a red and a black label, gilt lettering; moderate bumping and shelfwear to all volumes, including: scratching to boards and spine, some wear on labels, spine edges cracked with some peeling, some fraying, chipping to heads and tails of spine, bending and fraying to corners; front boards have all been blind-stamped in small letters with previous owners name; bookplate on front pastedown of all volumes; small waterstain in volume one on lower fore corner through the fourth leaf of the preface; red label on volume two missing; mild foxing and waving to pages; ffeps of volumes two and three loose; heavy, please contact for shipping; GP consignment; shelved case 9.
Cambridge, Mass: Privately Printed. University Press, 1945. First Edition, Second Issue. 8vo., 75 pages.; VG/glassine; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, black label with gilt lettering on front cover; wrapped in original glassine, with only flaws being a set of small scratches to middle of front cover, small tear along lower edge of front flap fold, slight wear to top edge; second issue, with the winged device on the title page printed in black and white, one of 250 copies; INSCRIBED by Ethel Kennedy to her Grandson, Michael LeMoyne Kennedy, Jr. Ethel Kennedy was the wife of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, founder of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014.; VK consignment; shelved case 5.
1732. Lemery," "Boulduc," "Geoffroy." One page, with cross outs and words added, in French, 7.5" x 8.5", [Paris?]; February 27, 1732. In this report, possibly in Lemery's hand and presumably prepared for the French Academy of Science, Lémery, Boulduc, and Geoffroy write the following concerning the trade of rhubarb We have examined by order of the Academy a dissertation submitted the Controller General concerning the trade of rhubarb and false rhubarb which was substituted for the [latter or former?] because it is rare in France; we opine that in order to [illegible] the trade of rhubarb which is as delicious from Archangel to the Echelles du Levant [ports in the Near East and North Africa], it would be in the interest of the king and the public good that the [illegible] forbid the entry of false rhubarb from foreign lands. If false rhubarb is useful in certain cases, enough of it grows in the kingdom to satisfy that need." Condition: Manuscript has creases along edges, small section of paper loss under Lemery's signature; otherwise good.; Consignment; shelved case 0.
Paris: Chez F. Buisson, 1799. Second [Seconde] Edition. 8vos., 5 volumes; VG-; spines brown, red and black labels, gilt lettering and tooling; gilt panel on front and rear board of each volume; gilt tooling on board edges; marbled endpapers; speckled text blocks; all volumes have some bumping and shelfwear, including fraying to corners, chipping to heads and tails of spines, cracking to spine edges; volume 1 lower third of spine partially detached, ffep loose; name written in ink on second front endpage of volumes 1, 3; volume 5 half of black label missing; all plates and folding maps present and in excellent condition; volume 1: half-title, plates 1-6, including frontispiece and folding map, clxxxiv, 311 pp.; volume 2: half-title, plates 7-13, 408 pp.; volume 3: half title, plates 14-27, 414, pp.; volume 4: half-title, plates 28-35, 380 pp.; volume 5: half-title. 350 pp, plates 36-39, including three folding maps; shelved case 9.
London: 1779. First edition. Tall, thick quarto in 3/4 brown moire with brown leather; VG; 6-band spine with gold gilt; moderate soiling and shelf wear on boards; rear board repaired; wear along the edges and corners; clean paper slightly faded with clean text; frontispiece engraving and title page heavily discolored; musty odor; includes 48 pull-out copper plates at the end; MISSING Plate #26 pp. 296; shelved above Case # 2; please contact us for shipping costs.
Philadelphia: James Crissy, 1834. Second Edition, Early Issue. Thick octavo, 460, 42, viii, 448, 32, v, 10 maps; VG; bound in contemporary full brown leather, flat compartmentalized spine, gilt lettering and rules; gilt roll to board edges; repair to front hinge; bumping to corners, mild shelfwear; interior clean; some gatherings have more bleeding than others, causing a variance of color in the text block; Atlas with engraved vignette title, all 10 folding maps present and in excellent condition; lacking engraved frontispiece portrait of Washington in volume one, tissue-guard present; JG consignment; shelved case 1.
early 1700's. folio, unpaginated; VG; spine paneled black leather with red label, gilt lettering; rebound spine, 3/4 bound, corners and boards not rebound; bumping and peeling to corners, wear to boards; This book consists of a compilation of plates, mostly from Dutch engravers, featuring bible scenes. The scenes range from the creation of man to the adoration of the three kings; plates are tipped onto thicker stock; some pages have fingermark stains; shelved above case 2.
London: Printed by J. M. fo Spencer Hickman, 1671. First Edition, Second Printing. square 8vo., 308pp. ; VG; spine paneled brown leather with red label and gilt lettering; signs of repair to spine; boards scored with a diamond pattern, paneled with gilt at board edges, edges themselves gilt although most has worn off; bumping to corners, head and tial of spine; marbled endpapers; bookplate on front pastedown; frontispiece, small staining along gutter; page edges toned; stamp on verso of title page for Lord Chief Baron Smythe [1705-1778]; small chipping to edges of title page; this is a second printing, as the first printing was in 1670; slight waving to pages; JG consignment; shelved case 7.
Dublin: George Grierson, 1724. Eleventh Edition, Seventh Edition; First Irish Editions. Small Octavo, [xii], 315 pages, 61,  pages, ; VG; bound in contemporary brown leather, 19th century rebacking to spine, paneled with black label and gilt lettering; separate title pages, pagination restarts; Ffep, frontispiece, PL title page loose within, but attached to each other; PL title page has a name written in top margin, long strip missing along the second line, replaced with a backstrip pasted to rear of title page; Paradise Lost has some underlining throughout; First appearance of 12 folding plates for Paradise Lost after J(ames). Gwim, plus frontispiece; all plates present and intact.; Wickenheiser 619; Coleridge 174a (indicating rarity, especially the two poems together), Not in Kohler; A rare edition; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Cambridge: Printed by Roger Daniel, Printer to the University, 1647. First Edition, First Issue. 12mo., 436pp.; G+; spine paneled black leather with gilt lettering; some bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; gutter visible on ffep; pages 435, 436, and the errata page are facsimiles laid loose within; pages 431-434 have some damage to the fore edges and corners; small piece of paper with a description of the volume pasted onto verso of ffep; some notes in ink on verso of title page; some toning to page edges from age; what appears to be a name written on title page in ink; by one of the most famous of the Cambridge Platonists; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1914 (nd). First Edition. Quarto; VG; Blue boards and spine with gilt lettering and designs; Minor wear to the edges, some bumping at the corners; Pictorial end papers; Some age toning to the pages, but interior is bright and clean; All tipped in color plates (25) are present with descriptive tissue guards; mild and hard-to-see signs of repair to gutters of endpapers; LP Consign; Shelved Case 14, Dupont.
London: J. Darby for B. Lintott, 1712. First Edition. Octavo; VG; Bound in brown leather. Rebacked with new spine and green leather title with gilt lettering; Raised bands on spine; Bumping and some chipping to the corners; Scratches to original leather; Binding sturdy; Typical age-toning to the pages. Bookplate and signature of Catholic bishop Charles Walmesley. Life of Mahomet preface 85 pages, Second part: the Four Treatises 254 pages. Shelved in case 4. MS consign.
1936. Limited First Edition. Large quarto, 384 pp.; VG-; bound in full brown leather, no lettering on spine; some wear and peeling to hinges, head and tail of spine, spine; rubbing to corners; gilt bright, with name of subscriber E. E. Williams, Financial Secretary in gilt on lower front board; heavily illustrated; SIGNED by the Roosevelt beneath a color image of the White House on the limitation leaf, unnumbered of an unstated limitation of 2500 copies; 19 full-page portraits, dozens of in-text half-tones and illustrations, and a facsimile of the Constitution. Sold to Democratic donors at $250 each to pay off the 1936 re-election debt; SDD consignment; shelved case 5.
Barcelona: Joseph Llopis, 1691. Second Edition. Quarto, [20,] 548,  pages; VG; bound in limp vellum, black ink titling to spine, ends of ties present; entirety of vellum binding detached from text block, still in one piece, mild wear to vellum; mild wear to fore edge, primarily to the first few pages; tiny scorch-mark to lower edge of text block; small water-stain to last two pages; small ownership name to ffep; with half-title; Title page red and black within woodcut border, with a small engraving, an engraving on page 1 above the dedication, and 2 large vignettes; text in Spanish; DM consignment; shelved case 7.
London: Walteri Kettilby [Gualt. Kettilby], 1685 and 1688. Second Editions. 8vo., 3 volumes in one; VG; spine paneled brown leather with a red label and gilt lettering; spine rebound, previous boards; boards worn corners rubbed curved, paneled blind-stamping to both boards, flower motif in corners, remnants of gilt tooling to board edges; frontispiece reattached at gutter, chipping and wear to all edges; mild age-toning, no foxing; binding sturdy; each work has a separate title page; Information on each work is as follows: Opera Universa, frontispiece, 321pp., ; Epistolae Responsoriae, , 277pp., , Second Edition p., errata on p.  at end, bookseller's advertisements on p. - at end., within this, "Dissertatio epistolaris" and "Tractatus de podagra et hydrope" each have separate dated title page; pagination and signatures are continuous.; Schedula Monitoria, 127pp., Second Edition; very scarce; shelved case 3.
Washington, DC: The Shakespeare Folger Library, 2007. Limited Edition Facsimile; Collector's Edition, #10/50. Massive volume (18.5 X 13) boxed in grey linen; VG/VG; hand-bound in dark green velvet with gold gilt and six-band embossed spine after a 17th Century binding from the Folger collection; accompanied by extensive index and introduction bound in grey linen; clamshell box has slight soiling on bottom part; this edition was produced in celebration of the Folger Shakespeare Library's 75th anniversary in 2007; this is the only extant work of Thomas Trevelyon in addition to the "Great Book" and his lifetime achievement; due to size of this volume, please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment; shelved on Front Table;.
London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1856. First edition. Octavo in dark brown embossed hardcovers with vinyl wraps; VG; moderate soiling and shelf wear on boards; strong binding; paper age-toned; text clean; hand-written date in margin on two pages; one page had a dog-ear; pp. 380; contains chapters on British, German and French asylums until 1853; shelved in Case # 10; JL consignment.
1803/1804/1808. 1) ALS. "F. Berthollet." One page (of a bifolium) in French, 7.25" x 8.75", Arcueil [France]; May 28, 1803. In this letter to an unnamed minister, Madame Berthollet requests the original letters from Berthollet [her husband or herself?] requesting assistance with finding an administrative position for two people when the minister sends his recommendations for said people to give to officials at the administrative offices they wish to enter into. 2) ALS. "F. Berthollet." One page (of a bifolium with an integral address sheet) in French, 6.5" x 8", Arcueil; July 29, 1803. In this letter to a Madame Vinneux in Lausanne, Madame Berthollet informs her friend that she will be able to obtain a passport for her and that the ambassador to Switzerland will assist her with the necessary steps for her return to France. 3) ALS. "F. Berthollet." Three pages (of a bifolium with an integral address sheet) in French, 6.5" x 8.25", Arcueil; June 11, 1804. In this letter to Madame Vinneux, Madame Berthollet opens by speculating that passport troubles are being caused by "cette saison" [presumably meaning the contemporaneous political situation] and will seek information about the delay experienced by her friend in obtaining permission to travel. Mme. Berthollet was convinced her friend was on her way and assures her that she and her husband speak of her and "their second son," Déodat, at every meal. Meanwhile her husband has received a "new distinction" from the government that she describes as more of a burden than a privilege since they must outfit an "archbishop's house" with furniture, linens and all the rest [Claude Louis Berthollet was made a Grand Officier de la Légion d'Honneur in 1804]. 4) ALS. "F. Berthollet." One page (of a bifolium) in French, 7.5" x 9.25", Arcueil; January 9, 1808. In this letter, Madame Berthollet invites Monsieur and Madame Tochon [could be Joseph-François Tochon (1772-1820), numismatist, collector, and political figure] to dinner in Arcueil. Condition: Letters have usual folds. Letter 2 has four pin holes through lower left hand corner, and small paper loss where seal was broken when letter opened; otherwise good. Letter 3 has four pins holes through the lower left hand corner, and small paper loss where seal was broken when letter was opened; otherwise good. Letter 4 has some paper loss on the last line of the letter where gaul ink has bled through paper, effective several words; otherwise good.; Consignment; shelved case 0.