London: Autotype Company, 1894. First Edition. Folio; G+; Bound in 3/4 black leather with gilt lettering on spine and front board; Upper edge gilt, other edges deckle cut; Wear to all edges of the boards with some fraying, mostly at the corners, Scuffing to the boards; Spine is cocked and bent, binding sturdy; Marlbled end papers have been repaired neatly by maroon tape; Interior clean with some toning to the outer edges; All images bright and clear; NOTE: Book is heavy, please contact us for international and expedited shipping; Shelved above mythology.
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London: John Williams and Francis Eglesfield, 1654. First Edition. large Octavo, 269  pages; G+; rebound in modern burgundy buckram, gilt lettering on spine; , 136, 121-269, ; contemporary bookplate on verso of title page of Thomas Brotherton of Hey.; small bookworm hole to upper fore corner, does not impact text; page wavy; tape repaired tear to ffep; Title page in red and black; Includes index; Preface signed: T.F. [i.e. Thomas Fuller]; ESTC Citation No. R23317, Wing F2422; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Paris: Jeanne Bucher, 1934. First Limited Edition, #167 of 800. 2 Quartos; VG; one bound in light green soft covers with black letters, the other deep purple soft covers with black letters; minimal soiling and slight discoloration on covers; paper age-toned; wood engravings clean; these are the first and second of seven Cahiers (notebooks) comprising Ernst's novel; includes publisher's prospectus; includes a letter from the publisher; text in French; shelved in Case # 11.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 408 pages; VG/none; bound in publisher's green cloth, bright gilt lettering to spine; facsimile dust jacket; spine cocked; mild wear and rubbing to boards; bookplate to ffep; mild age-toning to interior; Scribner's seal and 'A' on copyright page; LD consignment; shelved case 2.
Bologna: Stamperia di Lelio dalla Volpe, 1739. Tall quarto, 427pp. Hardcover, quarter-bound in leather and marbled boards, in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Mild abrasions and and rubbing to boards and spine. Decorative marbled endpapers. Light foxing throughout text; small damp-stain to first portion of text at head. Includes 18 fold out engraved plates. Small portion of bookplate remains to fly-leaf. Binding is sturdy. NOTE: Due to size/weight of item, additional shipping fees may apply. Shelve: CASE #4 Spine is black with gilt text and decoration with four raised bands.
Montaglona: Privately Published, 1949. First edition. Chapbook with signed postcard; VG; Some rubbing to the edges, light bumping; Corners slightly creased; Postcard and letter in excellent shape with some creasing on upper edge; Postcard signed "H. Hesse" and chapbook initialed H.H.; Very Scarce; 27 pages, letter and postcard. Shelved in Autograph album case 0.
London: for J. F. and C. Rivington, L. Davis, T. Payne and Son, W. Owen, T. Longman, B. Law, J. Dodsley, and 19 others, 1785. Sixth Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; rebacked in 20th century calf, paneled spines, burgundy and green labels with gilt titling, gilt stamping to panels, period boards preserved; some rubbing and wear to boards; Half-title present in volume 1, missing in volume 2; early name in ink to ffeps; with portrait frontispiece to volume I; printed in triple columns; rear leaf of both volumes converted into hand-drawn 'supplement' sheets, for additional words not in the dictionary, although only 3 were ever put in, including 'Zero - a cold below 39 degrees by ??? & snow making'.; JM consignment; shelved case 9.
London: Sumptibus Societatis, 1839-48. Six 8vo volumes in wine red cloth w/black leather textboxes w/gilt text adhered to spines. Gilt-edged textblocks volumes I & II. VG+. Bindings tight; minimal interior pencilling at front of Vol. I, no marks detected in other volumes. Top front spine-edge Vol. II bumped & mildly threadbare w/very short tear at joint; textbox leather Vol. II mildly scuffed. Sunning on some boards. 4pp English Historical Society listing at beginning of Volumes I-III, w/introduction & prefaces in English, text in Latin; cxxix, 321; xxiv, 436; lii, 468; xx, 317; xv, 403; xxxviii, 359.
West Stockbridge, Massachusetts: Thornwillow Press, 1990. Limited Edition, #402/500. Octavo, 39 pages; bound in Moroccan burgundy goatskin, plain paneled spine; lacking slipcase; #402/500, signed by Pontifell on the limitation page; Inscribed by Helmut Kohl to John Weitz on ffep; stamp from the GHI-John Weitz collection on the ffep; text in German and English; KUS consignment; shelved case 9.
Paris: Durand Ainé, Marcand D'Estampes, 1832. Quarto, unpaginated; VG; bound in 3/4 red calf, marbled boards; gilt stamping and titling to spine; head and tail both have some glue repair, head with drop of glue showing, chipping to head and tail of spine' some rubbing and wear to binding; bookplate to front pastedown; with 70 beautifully colored plates, some mild foxing, primarily to edges; list of plates bound in rear; MW consignment; shelved case 11.
Paris: Chez F. Buisson, 1799. Second 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 above.
New York: GF Hopkins, 1802. First American Edition. Octavo; VG-; ix,94, 296 pages with folding frontispiece map (now backed by linen); Original brown leather boards with repaired spine; Gilt lettering and designs on spine; Scuffing to edges of boards, some bumping and fraying to the corners; Spine is rubbed but title on spine is legible ("Mackenzy's Travels" [sic]); Two bookplates on front pastedown (Bonnycastle Robinson & CLF Robinson); Previous owner's name in ink on title page; Some spotting/foxing throughout including map; Original frontispiece map is intact and backed by linen; PS Consignment; Shelved in Case 9.
London: J.M. Dent, 1893. First edition. Octavo, 990 pp. Hardcover without jacket as issued. First edition, rebound as four volumes (originally published as two) in quarter-bound red leather and marbled paper. Head edges gilt; spine red leather with elaborate gilt decoration and five raised bands. Original cream and gilt cloth covers and spines bound in at front and rear of volumes 1, 2, and 4. Bumping and shelf-wear. Sunning and chipping to spines. Age-toning to boards. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down end papers of all volumes. Marbled end papers have mild age toning to margins; faint toning to margins of text and offsetting where ribbon bookmarks had been. Hinges starting. Good copy only. This edition of Le Morte D'Arthur is limited to 1500 ordinary copies and 300 copies on Dutch Hand Made paper. This copy is the former. Includes many original designs by Aubrey Beardsley. Shelve: CASE #3 Spines are dark red with gilt text and decoration.
Philadelphia: James Crissy, 1832. Second Edition. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; volumes 1 and 2 bound in contemporary speckled polished calf, paneled spines with two black labels and gilt titling, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers, atlas bound in 3/4 brown cloth, blue paper boards with paper label to front board; Engraved frontispiece portrait of Washington in volume one, offsetting onto title page as usual; Atlas with engraved vignette title and 10 double-page maps hand-colored in outline; sfep has the ownership marks of Kenneth Masterson as well as Frederick F. Cornell in each volume dated 1848 in New York. Cornell was pastor of Pluckemin Presbyterian Church, a classics scholar, missionary and instructor.; shelved case 1.
[Washington, D.C.?]: [Publisher Not Identified], . First Edition. Thin Octavo, 16 pages; G; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards and endpapers; some rubbing to binding; lacking title page and map; ex-Columbia Historical Society library, with their stamps to interior and sticker to front board, bookplate to front pastedown; first page with some period writing; extremely scarce in any condition; HSDC consignment; shelved case 9 3/4.
New-Haven: Printed by Meigs, Bowen and Dana, in Chapel-Street, . First Edition. 12mo., 214 pages; G-; bound in contemporary full calf, black label to spine with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, cracking to spine, wear to hinges; ffep loose within, with early names written in ink, one dated 1787; some gatherings slightly loose; page 57 with long horizontal tear; with half-title; some slight waviness to pages, some mild cracking and wear to fore edges of pages; With engraved hand-colored double-hemisphere of the world frontispiece (The World. Agreeable to the last Discoveries in the South Seas. 6.5x10 cm) and 4 "word maps" (described by Warren Heckrotte as "cartographic diagrams") in the text (South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa). LACKING THE FOLDING MAP OF THE UNITED STATES; some tattering to edges of frontispiece, does not effect map; Extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
Amsterdam: Pieter Mortier, 1700. First edition. Folio; (16), 282, (8) pp.; VG; Illustrated with 141 numbered plates; each plate contains two engravings. Dutch translation by Willem Sewel of the French original by David Martin. Original calf, rubbed at extremities; front hinge splitting at spine top; interior age-toned; occasional discoloration and waterstaining to margins; engravings intact and clean. NOTE: Volume 1 - Old Testament - only. Shelved above case 2.
Lipsiae: Johannis Casparis Meyeri, 1692. Fifth Revised Edition. Square quarto; VG; white vellum spine and boards; faded hand-written titles on spine; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; mixed pagination; some long-standing marks in margins; --PART I, "Consilium," 256 pp.; included folding chart of Hebrew Grammar; --PART II, "Novum Lexicon," 1095 pp.; engraved frontispiece; [Gottfried Liebezeit, Hamburg; Christh. Guntheri, 1692, Lipsiae]; PART III, "Glossary," 62 pp.; medium age-toning; foxing; all edges tinted blue; binding shaken; split starts, hinges and gutter; spine and boards, sunned; else very good; ---TEXT IN HEBREW AND LATIN. -Shelve Case 3.
Witebergae: Schleich, 1570. Small thick octavo; , 524, [2, errata]; [2, 16], 550,  pp. Contemporary embossed vellum, with remains of metal clasps attatched. Boards bowed; vellum soiled and age-toned; scattered foxing (sometimes heavy) throughout; front endpapers and title page torn at edges (not affecting text); still Very Good. Text in Latin. Shelved in Case #3.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. First Edition. 8vo., 244pp.; VG/VG-; spine black and blue pictorial with white and blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; dust jacket has some chipping to corners, head and tail of spine, lesser chipping to edges; small piece of tape on inside of dust jacket along middle of spine; pages slightly age-toned; teal cloth boards with blue lettering; Scribner's seal on copyright page; LP consignment; shelved case 8.
London: Day & Son, 1856. Quarto, unpaginated; VG; 3/4 bound in black leather, black pebbled cloth boards; paneled black spines with gilt lettering and tooling; spine has some rubbing, minor scratches; mild wear to corners; small bookseller sticker on front pastedown; all plates present and in excellent condition; shelved case 7.
New York: Brentano, 1902. First Edition. 8vo., 114pp.; VG; bound in original pictorial board with pictorial on spine with green lettering; boards protected with a plastic covering; blind stamp on sfep; signs of repair to binding on endpages; interior has minor smudges, but free from age marks, with the exception of frep; pictures are in excellent condition; frontispiece; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1942. First Edition. 8vo., 370 pp., VG/VG; DJ black, tan lettering to spine, green lettering and illustration to front cover; chipping to head and tail of spine of DJ, rubbing to edges, age-toning; tear to top left-hand corner of back cover at hinge, with red vertical pen mark underneath tear at hinge; price uncut "$3.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine; bumping to corners of boards, rubbing to edges, boards slightly cocked, mild wear to boards; age-toning to text-block, foxing to top edge of text-block, slight ink staining to bottom edge of text-block; starting hinge, boards slightly shaken, binding sturdy; age-toning to endpapers, signed by previous owner to front paste-down, dated June 6, 1944; Arkham House's third published book as a printing of 1,054 copies; LP consignment; shelved Case 3, Dupont.
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1929. First edition. Octavo. Hardcover in original yellow cloth; no dust jacket. Author's first book, one of only 1537 printed. Boards soiled; rubbed at extremities; spine sunned; foxing to endpapers; foxing and water damage to first few pages of text; piece missing from page one (not affecting text). Scattered foxing throughout. Good copy only. KT Consignment. Shelved in Case #2.
San Francisco: Simon J. Lubin Society of California, Inc., 1938. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo., 34pp.; VG; pamphlet, wrappers; inside front cover has a glue-stain where it appears as though something was removed; small booksellers sticker to the upper fore corner of the inside rear cover; with the famous front cover photo by Dorthea Lange of the migrant mother breast feeding her child; precursor to Steineck's The Grapes of Wrath; KT consignment; shelved case 2.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1897 . First Photoplay Edition. 8vo., 354pp.,  ads; VG/Poor; spine beige with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; chipping along most edges, tape has been applied along the entire upper and lower edge of the dust jacket, as well as part of the front hinge of spine; previous owners name and stamp on ffep; with image of Lugosi on rear cover; With four stills from the 1931 Universal motion picture DRACULA. Original red cloth; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Lyon: Ioannes Pullonus, 1547. Duodecimo in contemporary vellum boards. vellum boards are very thin and have become a little wrinkled, some soiling to boards as well, hinges starting, paste-down's coming loose, pages age-toned with occasional foxing, 177 pp. Description on title page mentions additional authors included: "Adiecimus insuper familiares Formulas, ac nonullos Erasmi Dialogos puerorum exercitatione perutiles. Sed & vocum aliquot ineptarum Catorthosin, ac compendium elegantiarum Hadriani Cardin. ab eodem Augusto Botta collectum. Atque haec omnia ne quis sibi ne quis sibi ad bonas literas deesse posthac existimet." TEXT IN LATIN. [Shelved Case 3 with vellum books, a thin volume].
Boston/New York/Philadelphia/Baltimore/Chicago/Louisville: Various, ca. 1865. Folio, unpaginated; VG; newly rebacked in 1/3 black leather, red label with gilt titling, period patterned paper boards with black leather label and owners name in gilt to front board; mild foxing throughout; contains a custom collection of 30 pieces of music, most dating to the time period of the Civil War; The majority have a stamp from a DC music seller. They include the following: 1) Cramer, C., How Can I Leave Thee!, Oliver Ditson & Co., Boston ; 2) Converse, Charlie C., The Rock Beside the Sea, Lee & Walker, Philadelphia ; 3) Haskell, D. H., Prize Banner Quick Step, Oliver Ditson & Co., Boston ; 4) Raymond, Eugene, Down by the riveride, Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore ; 5) Martin, J. T., Smith's March, Miller & Beacham, Baltimore; 6) Criswell, C. H., I have no mother now., Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore ; 7) Root, Geo. F., Just before the Battle, Mother, Root & Cady, Chicago ; 8) Richards, Brinley, Cottage by the Sea, Wm. A. Pond & Co., New York ; 9) Southgate, F., The Marry Polka, H. McCaffrey, Baltimore  [Fourth Edition]; 10) Murtha, Francis, Kiss me goodnight Mother Ballad, Wm. A. Pond & Co., New York ; 11) Glover, Stephen, The Dream is Past, G. Willig Jr., Baltimore, ; 12) Canthal, A. M., Soldier's Greeting, C. Breusing, New York, ; 13) Baker, J. C., My Trundle Bed, H. M. Higgins, Chicago ; 14) Kleber, H., The Celebrated Signal March, Wm. A. Pond & Co., New York  [1851?] [100th Edition]; 15) Sawyer, Charles Carroll, Who will care for Mother now?, Sawyer & Thompson, Brooklyn ,; 16) Dodworth, Allan, The Cally Polka, Firth Pond & Co., New York  [50th Edition]; 17) Nannie, Love's Chidings, Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore ; 18) Kleber, H., The Pearl Polka, Wm. A. Pond & Co., New York ; 19) Currier, S., Cling to the Rock, Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore ; 20) Buchel, Ed., Paulinen Polka, Tripp & Cragg, Louisville ; 21) Root, Geo. F., Vacant Chair, Root & Cady, Chicago  [18th Thousand] [1861?]; 22) Stoddard, I. T., Evergreen Waltz, George Willig, Baltimore ; 23) Mack, E., General McClellan's Grand March, Lee & Walker, Philadelphia  [color title page]; 24) Winner, Sep, Maryland, My Maryland, Winner & Co., ; 25) Bunn, Alfred, Then You'll Remember Me, Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore. ; 26) Lord Byron, My Soul is Dark, Oliver Ditzon & Co., Boston. ; 27) Badarzawska, A Maiden's Prayers, ST Gordon, New York. ; 28) Bowers, E., Dear Mother I've come home to die, Firth, Son & Co. New York, ; 29) Badarzawska, A Maiden's Prayers, Lee & Walker, Philadelphia. ; 30) Crouch, E. N., Kathleen Mavourneen, Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore. ; shelved above case 3.
Geneve: Paschoud, 1803. First Edition. Quarto; xv, 288, 17 pp illus; (2), 82, (6), 29 pp illus. Original calf; five raised bands and gilt decoration on spine. VG-. Binding slightly shaken, bumping to the corners and edges, some light fraying. Somewhat rubbed at extremities and spine. Period handwritten notes laid in at front and at rear pastedown. Spotting to the outer edges of text, pages slightly wavy; Book plate on front paste-down. Consignment. Two books bound in one volume. Shelve: CASE #3 Spine is brown with gilt text and decoration with raised bands.
Paris: J. Hetzel et Cie (Bibliotheque d'Education et de Recreation), 1902. small 4to., 395pp., 8pp. ads; VG; bound in full red canvas, gilt lettering on spine, front board, gilt text block; some mild shelfwear; beautiful mapmonde (globe) binding, colors bright; slight age-toning to pages, mild foxing throughout; text in French; LP consignment; shelved case 8.
London: William Miller, 1809. 2 quartos in boards with red leather spines and corners of boards. Both VG+. Both volumes have recently been rebound. Bindings of both volumes are solid. Small scratches on the leather of both boards. Both volumes have marbled design on edge of textblock. Former owners name written on original endpapers. Volume II contains 4 large fold-out illustrations and Volume III contains 5. Volume II contains 16 large black and white illustrations while Volume III contains 20. Volume III has some sporadic pencil markings scattered throughout text as well as some foxing. There is mild moisture damage to the last 100 or so pages of volume III. There is a crease to top corner of pages 375 to 448 in volume III. Volume II is 520pp. Volume III is 505pp. Shelve in locked case 4. Spines are red leather with 5 raised bands and gold text.
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.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1967. First Edition, First Printing. Small Quarto, unpaginated; VG/VG-; spine blue and yellow with yellow and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; small stain to middle of front cove; INSCRIBED on title page by Westlake; One of Westlake's scarcest title, distributed almost exclusively to libraries with the library binding sticker to spine; shelved case 6.
Venice: Stamperia Albrizzi, 1750. First edition. Octavo; 56 pp. Grey wrappers; sewn binding; frontispiece. VG; wrappers soiled and almost detached; binding loose. Author was a scholar at Padua; this treatise traces the ancient origins of Venetian coins; very few copies in book form; shelved in case #10.
Paris: Sauret, 1962. First Edition. Large quarto in slipcase; VG/VG case; Numbered 2201 of a limited edition of 4125; Off white spine with black lettering; Book is in original glassine cover which has some small tears and a chip missing; Box has light shelf wear, along the edges and the corners; Wraps are toned, interior clean; 146 plates on 183 pages; Shelved in Case 11.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1863. First Edition. Folio; Rebound in brown leather with gilt lettering; VG;832 pages; Volume contains all issues of Harper's for 1863; SOme minor wear to the boards and scuffing at the edges; Title page has been repaired and has some light tearing to the edges; No interior markings or note taking; Age toned as is typical; Item is heavy, please contact us for international or priority shipping. JC Consignment; Shelved above mythology.
Boston: P. Jewett and Company, 1852. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, 312 pages, Volume 1 only; G-; Brown cloth boards and spines with gilt lettering and illustration; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, chipping to head and tail of spine; some gatherings partially loose; foxing throughout; contemporary name 'Blanchard' written on ffep, dated 1852.; First printing, with no other printings listed on the copyright or title page. First issue points: “spilt” (rather than “spiled”) in Volume I, page 42, line 1; Hobart & Robbins shown on the copyright page.; Shelved in case 2.
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1966. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 222 pages; VG/VG-; spine blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.95'; sun-fading to spine, chipping to head and tail of spine; spine slightly cocked; small droplet stains to top edge of text block; First state dust jacket with no reviews; INSCRIBED on title page by Ross Thomas; LP consignment; shelved case 6, Dupont.
London: Thomas Maxey for Andrew Crook, at the green-Dragon in S. Paul's Church-yard, 1650. First thus. 12mo; vg/none; tan cloth spine with black text; quarter-bound style with green boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; edges, tinted red; 420 pp.; gathered in eights, A1 through Dd 4; age-toning; neat modern binding; original text block; else very good; --[Published a year after its first English issue in 1649 printed by T.R. and E.M. for John Crook]. Shelved in Case #4.
One ALS on White House stationary, dated 18 July, 1918, addressed to A. S. Burleson from President Woodrow Wilson, with his signature. The letter regards two enclosed letters that "are important about the telegraph and telephone matters." This letter is attached via two rusty staples to the two referred letters, plus the envelope for the letter. One is a 3 page TLS from Clarence Mackay, President of the Postal Telegraph-Cable Company, to Wilson. The other is a carbon copy of the response Wilson sent Mackay. Also included is a seemingly unrelated 4 page ALS addressed to Burleson regarding the telegraph, dated July 13 / 18. This letter is attached via three rusty staples to a piece of white paper; TW consignment; shelved case 0.
Cairo, Egypt: Printed at Imperial Press, 1947. First Edition. 8vo., 183pp.; VG; in brown wraps, black lettering on spine, mild shelfwear; stapled binding; last page partialy torn along gutter due to the nature of binding; INSCRIBED on ffep by Beglar to Arthur E. Callahan, First Secretary (title) to the U.S. Iraqi Ambassador, dated 27.10.47 in Cairo; Beglar was the Secretary for the American Committee for the Independence of Armenia; incredibly scarce in any condition, let alone as a signed presentation copy; shelved case 2.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1903. National Edition, #992/1050. Octavos, 18 volumes; VG; bound in uniform full 20th century dark blue leather, gilt rules and lettering to spines; top edges of text blocks gilt, others uncut; marbled endpapers, silk pastedowns; all volumes numbered on the limitation pages; interiors clean; shelved above Africa.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Mycroft & Moran, 1952. First Edition, 2000 copies. 8vo., 112pp.; VG/VG; spine black with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50; slight wear to head of spine, slight soling to rear cover; SIGNED on ffep, 'Sincerely / August Derleth'; interior clean; in excellent condition; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
New York: Random House, 1957. Limited Edition, #234/450. 8vo., 371 pages; VG; bound in tan cloth, gilt lettering on spine and front cover; wrapped in mylar covering; beveled edges; tan marbled endpapers; top edge of text block stained red; "This first edition of The Town, inscribed by the author, is limited to four hundred and fifty copies", this is number 234; volume two of the Snopes trilogy; in excellent condition; small bookseller sticker on rear pastedown; shelved case 2.
New York: Jacob H Studer, 1881. 1881 Edition. Quarto; VG; Bound in full leather with gilt titles and designs; 5 raised bands on spine; Beveled boards; Some wear along the edges and corners; Wear to bands on spine; All edges gilt; Endpapers repaired at the gutters; "One Hundred Nineteen crayon plates artistically drawn and colored from Nature by Theodore Jasper" All chromolithographs protected by tissue; All plates are excellent, only a few small tears to the tissue guards; LP consign: Shelved above case 2. NOTE: Book is heavy, please contact for international or expedited shipping.