Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House. First Limited Edition [of 3000]. 8vo., 228 pp., VG/VG; yellow and brown pictorial DJ, small brown lettering and illustration to spine; mild wear to DJ: rubbing with slight superficial material loss to head, tail, and hinges of spine; mild age-toning to back of spine and margins of covers (lettering clear and legible); price uncut "$3.00" to front flap; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; slight cocking to spine, rubbing to spine (lettering affected yet clear and legible); mild wear to boards; bumping/slight fraying to head and tail of spine; bumping to corners; mild age-toning/wear to text-block; front board somewhat shaken, back board tight, binding strong; scattered spotting towards bottom of p.14-15; Some handwritten corrections made in (Smith's?) blue pen: "nightmarish" to p 14 crossed out once, "a" inserted on first line of page 23, "o" inserted in "rooted" on page 145, and "men" corrected in poem on 162; minuscule tears to fore-edge of pp. 213-218 visible from text-block; INSCRIBED by Smith to ffep, dated "Carmel, Dec. 2, 1954"; SIGNED by Smith to half-title page; unnumbered copy of an edition of 3000 as indicated on the limitation page; LP consignment; Smith's third work published by Arkham House; shelved Case 3, Dupont.
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Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1842. First edition. Set of two 10mos in dark green leather with gold gilt on spine; VG; marbled end pages; penciled inscription on ffep; previous owner's name on title page; dusty edges; strong binding; paper and clean text in tight print; pp. 233; shelved in Case 0; GP consignment.
Roma: Francesco Moneta, 1645. 10mo., , 423 pages; VG: rebacked with new spine, previous boards and label; spine paneled brown leather, older maroon label with gilt lettering; scuffed and worn brown leather boards; minimal age-toning and foxing; title page has a name written at the bottom, top edge has been repaired, does not impact text; profusely illustrated with all 128 in-text illustrations and numerous smaller unnumbered illustrations; text in Italian; shelved case 3.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2004. Limited Collector's Edition. Octavo, 244 pages; VG; bound in full black 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 Donald Trump; certificate of authenticity loose within; JH consignment; shelved Signed Easton Collection.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1931. first limited edition (300 copies). Tall folio in beige hardcovers with leatherette five-band embossed spine and gold letters; VG; minimal shelf wear on spine; slightly open gutter in front; printed on thick parchment paper with deckle edges; contains folded engraved, colored maps throughout; list of members of the Illinois Company who left in 1849; pp. 272; shelved above case # 2; please contact us for shipping costs.
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1929. First Canadian Edition. 8vo., 318pp.; VG/VG-; spine tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; bound in red cloth with black lettering; dust jacket is sun-faded on spine, the orange has turned into tan, still bright on covers; some chipping to head and tail of spine, edges, corners; interior clean; spine slightly cocked; small smudging to top edge of text block; originally published in the US as 'Fish Preferred'; incredibly scarce; LP consignment; shelved case 2, Dupont.
London: A. Millar, 1762. First Edition. 4 Large Quartos; G to VG-; Brown leather boards and spines with gilt lettering. 5 Raised bands on spines; All volumes have worn edges and frayed corners; Some separation starting on volumes between boards and spines, though all remain attached. Gilt lettering largely missing from first two volumes; Binding sturdy on all volumes. Paste downs and end papers are stained on the edges; Pages are age toned and spotted in places, though free of marking; Set is heavy: Please contact us for international or priority shipping. SHELVED: Above US Politics.
Manchester: Joseph Harrop, 1765-1767. Folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in full brown calf, paneled spine with gilt lettering; mild rubbing and wear to boards; lacking Apocrypha; The New Testament has separate title-page dated 1765, and a separate sequences of part numbers.; 'To God the Father,' last page in volume, with archival backing; Published in parts, with engravings; 18th century family genealogy written on verso of frontispiece; some tide-marks; shelved front case.
Washington, DC: Printed In Pursuance of a Resolution of the U.S. Senate, Printed by A. Boyd Hamilton, 1852. First edition. VG-. 4to in black-brown cloth, title on cover in gilt (simply "MAPS OF WASHINGTON" on cover). No DJ as issued. Moderate shelf and edgewear to boards; rubbing and fraying at all edges and folds, corners bumped, significant age toning to boards, significant moisture staining to rear board and spine. Age toning to textblock, minor deterioration to rear of block, may be mouse-chewed, or moisture deterioration. Foxing to endpages, and light foxing to rest of pages. Includes two of three fold-out maps tipped in on front endpage. On 6 pages after title page are paste-down newspaper cutouts from "The North American" (Feb 22, 1846), and "The Evening Transcript" (Jan 14, 1853), and an undated, unsourced article, describing sermons given in Pennsylvania, Boston, and New York, respectively. The remaining pages are numbered square breakdowns of the blocks and lots presented in the maps. 159 pp. Shelve: CASE 4 Spine is black leather, textless.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1947. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G; black and grey spine with red text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing, minor peeling on front flap, chipping around edges, back of DJ has been colored black in some areas to hide chipping; boards are strong, rubbing along tail edges, spine very slightly cocked; textblock has minor edgewear, age toning, otherwise clean, binding strong; pp 313; signed by author on label pasted to front endpaper; FLP Collection. Case 8.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1955. First U.S. Edition. Approx. 10.75" x 14.5" VG hardcover in bright primary colors with yellow spine and black lettering, the whole in VG clear plastic jacket. Cover illustration by Joan Miro. Lightly soiled, gently cocked boards with wear to corners and spine ends, protected in clear plastic jacket with mildly foxed printed paper flaps; a 4" tear to plastic of jacket rear. Front jacket flap corner-clipped. Descriptive "CAPTIONS" booklet laid in with descriptions of each of the 114 black-and-white photographic plates herein (same captions appear in rear of book). Clean and tight throughout. Quite scarce with plastic dust jacket. [Shelved Case 11 - Oversize].
New York: Ballantine Books, 1956. First Edition. 8vo., 166pp.,  ads; VG/VG; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; price written in ink on front flap; A quarter size piece of damage to the middle of the front cover of the dust jacket, where the top later has been peeled off, presumably from a sticker, and you can see the white paper underneath. The damage does not cause a complete hole.; mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine; gray boards with black lettering; pages yellowed, as expected; interior clean, no markings or signs of earlier ownership; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
Paris: A. and W. Galignani, 1829. First Edition. 8vo. (9.7 x 6 inches), 225pp., 275pp., 75pp.; VG-; spine green faded to black with a printed paper tan label and black lettering, publishers binding; sporadic foxing throughout; cracking on spine edges; engraved frontispiece, with portraits of the three poets, by J. T. Wedgewood, printed on india paper and mounted onto a blank leaf.; 6 pp of publishers adverts, half-title, frontis , title page, publishers note leaf, xi, , 225, , xi, , 275, , vii, , 75 pp.; text printed in double column; chipping and rubbing to the edges and spine, head and tail of spine chipped, corners peeling; This volume constitutes the first collected edition of Keats and only the second collected works of Coleridge & Shelley (although only volume 1, issued in 5 parts, of the 1826 edition of Shelley's works was issued and the edition was not completed) and contains works published here for the first time from all three poets. Each poets work is preceded by a short life of the author. The memoir of Keats is by Leigh Hunt. Although Keats' literary executor, Charles Armitage Brown disliked Hunt's portrayal of his friend, his own account of Keats life was not ready in time for this edition and would not see publication for another 108 years in 1937. He did, however send some unpublished poems in his possession for inclusion in the volume. The memoir of Shelley was written by Mary Shelley, who also helped the publication of this edition by allowing the publisher access to his papers. Although this volume was published by the Galignanis in Paris, avoiding the British copyright and meaning no royalties would be due, they did have the co-operation of family members and literary friends of all three poets when assembling this impressive volume.; shelved case 0.
London: Hodder & Toughton, 1909. Limited Edition. large 4to., unpaginated; VG; spine tan with gilt lettering; bound in publishers white buckam with a pictorial stamped in gilt on front cover; spine has some wear and aging, cracking to head and tail; publishers gilt emblem on back cover, printed on inside boards and endpapers; top edge of textblock gilt, others uncut; no slipcase; 25 tipped in plates in excellent condition; of the 750 copies signed by Edward J. Detmold, this is no. 8; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, 624 pages; VG; bound in half burgundy calf, marbled boards; paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; faded marbled text block; first issue points present: Earliest state with misprint 'visiter' (for 'sister') on page 123 line 17, all plates before page 45 with the Chapman and Hall imprint, Page 160, 6 lines up has 'latter' (for 'letter'); frontispiece and 39 plates; slight foxing to plates, as usual; shelved case 4.
Lyon: Guilliaume Rouille, 1581. Quarto; vg+/none; brown leather spine with gilt lettering and six raised bands; expertly rebacked; quarter-bound with brown cloth boards; Spine brown leather with title labeled "Religion des Romains"; 2 parts, separately titled; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; letterpress texture; ex libris, signature, title page, ancient hand; varied foxing, mild general toning; illus, title pages with heraldic devices; enlarged chapter capital letters, 5 full woodcut plates, 42 smaller woodcut figures, 554 medallions [annotated catalog of ancient coin collection]; first pages, light water staining, tail-edge corner; --v1, 339 pp., 56 pp., index; --v2, "Castrametation," 154 pp.; 9 pp., index; 41 full page military plates; 2 small woodcuts; some internal closed tears without loss; Roman Baths, 3 full plates and 3 small woodcuts; else very good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH. Shelved in Case 3.
Cassellis Cattorum: Sumptibus Theodoris Fischer, 1882. Quarto; vii, 299 pp. + 16 pp. of illustrations. Original leather spine and cloth boards. VG. Some rubbing at front hinge; some wear to extremities. Interior clean and tight. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Text in Latin. All plates present in rear of volume. A rare work on Japanese marine shells. Shelved in Case #10.
Paris: Cuchet, 1783. First Edition, Later Issue. Octavo, xl, 299, ; VG; bound in 1/4 speckled calf, gilt tooling and burgundy label with gilt tooling to spine; label mildly chipped and crooked; marbled boards and endpapers; lower hinges beginning to crack; fore edge uncut; with all 9 engraved plates plus the folding table; small bookplate to front pastedown; There is a 4 page supplement in the rear adding information about the flight of November 21, in which Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d'Arlandes, made the first first manned free balloon flight.; text in French; MW consignment; shelved case 10.
New York: Random House, 1959. Limited Edition, #180/500. 8vo., 436 pages; VG; bound in black cloth, gilt lettering on spine and front cover; wrapped in mylar covering; beveled edges; blue marbled endpapers; top edge of text block stained teal; "This first edition of The Mansion is limited to five hundred copies, signed by the author", this is number 180; volume three of the Snopes trilogy; in excellent condition; shelved case 2.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 224pp.; VG/VG; spine tan with teal and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor bumping and shelfwear; price-clipped; the front pastedown, both sides of the ffep, and the half-title pages have inscriptions and drawings/doodles by the following cartoonists: Mort Gerberg, Sam Gross, Marvin Tannenberg, Dana Fradon, Bill Woodman, Jack Ziegler, Gahan Wilson, George Booth; shelved case 1.
Oxford: Leonard Lichfield/Oxford University, 1640. First Edition. DECRIPTION: A fine example and survivor of this rare edition. The second printing, the first being in London in 1639. The original being printed as "The Bloody Brother." Also the first to list Fletcher as the author. On page 65 is Shakespeare's song "Take, oh take those lips away." The play was written in collaboration with John Fletcher, Philip Massinger, Ben Jonson, and George Chapman, literally a who's who of the great playwrights and poets of the time. This second edition is believed to have derived from a prompt book from a staging of the play. Fans of the History Channel series "Vikings" will recognize Rollo as the ruler of Paris and the brother of Ragnar Lodbrok. CONDITION NOTES: Octavo; G/Paper wraps; Torn wraps, large chip missing from front, tearing along spine, especially on lower edge; Pen titling on front wrap (hand-written title page); All pages are age-toned and spotted in places; Some liquid staining; All legible, a good reading copy only. Stored in plastic cover in case 0. Consignment JG.
New York: Knopf, 1930. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/No jacket; Gray boards with black lettering and falcon design on front; Bumping to corners and general edge wear; Binding tight; Two spots of red liquid staining to upper edge of text block, affecting the very top of the pages only; Water damage to lower front corner of the text block, reaching as high as the text on some pages,legibility unaffected; Some dog-earing to pages; Text block toned as usual; 267 pages; LP Collection; Shelve in Case 6.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1929. First Edition. Small Octavo in Red Cloth Boards, without scarce dust jacket, Good--. A very rare first edition of Hammett's first book. Boards bumped at corner's revealing underlying boards, bumping to head and tail of spine where cloth is frayed, cloth fraying on both joints between spine and boards, some scuffing to surface of boards, gold image of scull and crossbones on front board. Front hinge on inside has split start, top corner of ffep bears small open tear, binding a little loose, light age toning and some foxing throughout. 270 pp. [Shelved Case 6, Cloth spine bears design in black, red, and yellow].
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. First Edition. Octavo, 211 pages, VG/VG; First Edition, First Issue DJ, pink spine, white lettering; fading to spine, white lettering toned off-white, lettering legible; chipping to head, tail, and edges of covers; material loss to top margin of back cover; closed tear to bottom margin of back cover; partially erased notation in pencil to front cover; price uncut "$2.50" to front flap; First Edition, First Printing, black boards, red lettering; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and illustrations unaffected; mild age-toning to text-block; copyright page has Scribner's "A" and seal; RED PLANET the first of Heinlein's books to feature the Martian elder race; LP consignment; shelved case 8.
Edinburgh: Printed for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, 1757. 4to., 296pp.; VG; bound in full contemporary calf, paneled spine with mild gilt lettering and tooling; some shelfwear to boards and spine, including small chipping to label, chipping to head of spine; bumping and peeling to corners, scratches to boards; lower fore corner of front board has the leather peeling off the board, and front pastedown has peeled off in the same spot; title page has a name signed as "John Dunlop 1809'; bookplate on front pastedown, second bookplate on ffep; previous booksellers description pasted on front pastedown; interior clean; shelved case 4.
Leiden: Ex officina Plantaniana, apud Raphelengium, 1590, 1595. Small octavo; 302, 48 pp. Contemporary vellum, ruled in black with spiral design at center of boards. Very good; boards somewhat bowed; some soiling and rubbing; some small tears and soiling to pastedowns; interior generally clean. An early tract in political theory by the celebrated humanist scholar, Justus Lipsius. Text in Latin. Shelved in Case #3.
Philadelphia: C. P. Wayne, 1805-1807. First Edition, Second Issue. Octavos, 5 volumes; VG; newly bound in marbled calf, paneled spines with gilt; marbled endpapers; scattered light penciling throughout; frontispiece of volume 1 offsetting to title page; lacking atlas volume; Second Issue, with 1805 to volumes 1-4, 1807 to volume 5; shelved above Civil War.
Londini [London]: Typis Du-Gardianis, 1651. Ninth Edition. 32mo,  332 pages; VG; 3/4 bound in brown leather, paper boards, rebacked with new brown paneled spine; moderate wear to boards; ffep has had a name cut out of it; title page has a small amount of writing; bookplate to front pastedown; device of commonwealth arms on title page; page 330 misprinted as 332; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: John Milton, 1697. Reissue. Octavo,  238 pages; 3/4 bound in brown calf, paneled spine with gilt bands and gilt lettering; marbled boards; A4, B-P8, Q7; lacking final advertisement leaf Q8; with a single small stamp on verso of title page for the Selbourne Library; mild soiling to interior; title page has some rubbing to edges, illegible name to top of page; Wing R187, ESTC Citation No. R9026; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
New York/London: Routledge, 2002. First American Edition. Quarto; 641pp; glazed photo-illustrated boards; covers scuffed and worn with several abrasions at spine, joints, and edges; last 50 or so pages ruffled at upper corner; contents else very good. [Spine; white titles on black]. Shelved in Psychology section (Freud).
New York: E. Belcher Hyde, 1912. First Edition. Octavo, 36 pages, 675 pages of color maps; VG; newly rebound in burgundy cloth, black label with gilt lettering to spine, previous board covers preserved, including distinct gilt titling on front cover; detailed hand-colored maps of Brooklyn Proper; with ownership stamps; shelved case 13.
New York: E. Belcher Hyde, 1912. First Edition. Octavo, 24 pages, 472 pages of color maps; VG; newly rebound in burgundy cloth, black label with gilt lettering to spine, previous board covers preserved, including distinct gilt titling on front cover; title page has some chipping to edges; detailed hand-colored maps extending from Battery Park north to 228th Street; shelved case 13.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1895. First American Edition, Second Issue. Octavo, 216 pages; VG; vertically ribbed red cloth, front cover and spine stamped in gilt; minimal rubbing; ownership information on ffep of John F. Dryden II, the grandson of Senator and founder of the Prudential Insurance Company John F. Dryden, dated January 1920.; Brentanos bookseller sticker on rear pastedown; shelved case 8.
London: John Murray, 1832. First Thus. 17 Small Octavos; VG to VG-; Black leather spines with gilt lettering and designs, 5 raised bands on spine; All edges gilt; Some peeling at the joints, bumping to corners; Previous owner's bookplates; Text clean yet toned; SHELVED over monographs; NOTE: Heavy set, please contact us for international or priority shipping; GP Consign.
London: George Barrie, 1900-1905. First Thus. 18 Volumes; Octavos in Red leather with tooled gilt designs on spine and boards; Marbled end papers; All edges gilt; Printed on Japanese vellum; Some wear the the edges, some corners bumped and beginning to fray, Light scuffing to spines; Bindings tight, text blocks clean, all etchings clear and clean with titled tissue leaves intact; Numbered 56 of a limited edition of 100 printed on Japanese vellum. Set is 18 Volumes, including Volumes 2-10 of Series One [D'Angouleme's Heptameron, 2 volumes; Montesquieu's Persian Letters, 2 Volumes; Rousseau's The Confessions, 2 Volumes; and Rabelais' Gargantua & Pantagruel, 2 Volumes] and Volumes 1-10 of Series 2 [Voltaire's Prose Romances, 3 Volumes; Lesage's Gil Blas of Santillana; and Cervantes' Don Quxote, 4 Volumes]. Missing is the two volume set of the Decameron from Series One. Shelved above Young Adult. NOTE: Set is heavy, please contact us for expedited and international shipping. AS consignment.
Boston; New York: Houghton Mifflin Company; Harper & Brothers, 1880-1904. Various Editions. Octavos, 28 volumes; VG; all volumes matching 3/4 bound in brown leather, spine with 6 compartments, two with gilt lettering and a single rule border, the others with a double ruled border; marbled boards, endpapers; top edges gilt;name of F. A. Delano on spine tail in gilt on all volumes; Frederic Adrian Delano II was a member of the Delano family as a son of Warren Delano Jr. and Catherine Robbins Lyman, brother of Sara Ann Delano, and uncle of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Among other accomplishments, he was the chairman of the influential National Capital Park and Planning Commission and helped approve and oversee the building of the Pentagon.; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above WWII.
Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and co., 1814. First Edition. DESCRIPTION: Jonathan Swift (1667–1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. Swift is remembered for works such as Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal, A Journal to Stella, Drapier's Letters, The Battle of the Books, An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity and A Tale of a Tub. Regarded as the foremost prose satirist in the English language, he is also known for his poetry. A master of two styles of satire, the Horatian and Juvenalian, his deadpan, ironic writing style has led to such satire being subsequently termed "Swiftian". Complete in 19 volumes. CONDITION NOTES:8vos., 19 volumes; VG; paneled brown spine with gilt tooling, two maroon labels with gilt lettering; bound in polished green leather, gilt paneling on boards, gillt tooling on board edges; bumping and wear to corners, head and tail of spine; mild scratching to leather; mild rubbing so some panels of spines; foxing throughout all volumes; ex libris bookplate inside front board in all volumes, bled onto ffep; frontispiece of Swift in volume one, bled onto title page; heavy, please contact for shipping; shelved above law.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921. Limited Edition, #825/1060. 8vos., 26 volumes; VG; all volumes bound uniformly in blue linen cloth, with paper spine labels, all edges deckled, patterned endpapers, each volume numbered on limitation page; volume 1 initialed on limitation page by Lloyd Osbourne, an American author and the stepson of Robert Louis Stevenson; minimal to no shelfwear; AS consignment; shelved above military history; heavy set, for shipping costs please contact us.
London: The Oriental Ceramic Society in Association with Azimuth Editions, 1969-1981, 1993-2004. Volumes 38 through 45, volumes 56 through 68. 21 volumes total in quarto. Volumes 38-41 bound in cloth with a tan spine and no DJ. Volumes 42-43 in wrappers with a yellow spine. Volumes 44-45 like the other tan volumes in cloth but with very good dust jackets. Volumes 56-66 bound in cloth with a tan spine and no DJ. Volumes 67-68 in wrappers with a white spine and no DJ. Volumes 38-45 generally good or very good. Volumes 56-68 generally very good. Several dark rubbing smudges to the front cover of volume 38, as well as to the front cover of volume 66. Volume 38 has foxing to its spine. Volume 40 has a detached but present frontispiece. Slight age-toning to the wrapper coverings of volumes 42 and 43. Gentle, light crease to the rear lower corner of volume 67 wrappers. Nearly all volumes have a good or better binding, book block edges, and clean text pages. Volume 38 to 153pp with many plates, volume 39 to 82pp with many plates, volume 40 to 152pp with many plates, volume 41 to 308pp, volume 42 to 74pp, volume 43 to 59pp, volume 44 to 86pp, volume 45 to 104pp. Volume 56 to 104pp, volume 57 to 107pp, volume 58 to 94pp, volume 59 to 92pp, volume 60 to 161pp, volume 61 to 152pp, volume 62 to 88pp, volume 63 to 146pp, volume 64 to 100pp, volume 65 to 168pp, volume 66 to 139pp, volume 67 to 128pp, volume 68 to 89pp. Many volumes of a limited print number. PLEASE NOTE: due to the weight of these volumes, extra shipping charges may apply if ordered online. Shelved above History of Science section [Aisle E] at our Dupont Circle store.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1994. First Editions Thus. Octavos, 17 volumes; VG; bound in fine genuine burgundy leather with bright gilt spine titles and gilt and black decorative motif on covers; each volume with matching motif; head of spine of volume 1 bleached to gray, presumably through sun; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; all 17 volumes still in publisher's shrinkwrap, shelved above case 1.
Boston: Printed by Manning & Loring, 1797. 8vo., 300pp.; VG-; bound in brown leather, spine has red label and gilt lettering; moderate wear to boards, including scratches, scuffing, and rubbing; foxing, age-toning, and mild water-marks to interior; name written on ffep, dated 1801; lower edges of hinges beginning to split; TG consignment; shelved case 1.
London: Rodwell and Martin, 1822. First edition. Thick quarto in burgundy leather with gold gilt; six-band spine with heavy gilt; VG; moderate shelf wear on boards, mostly around spine and edges; gilt edges; paper sunned with light, occasional foxing or offsetting; text in French; contains an engraving on each page with descriptive paragraphs; shelved in Case # 7; please contact us for shipping costs; SD consignment.
Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1808. Fourth Philadelphia Edition. 4to., 1080, 72 pages; G; bound in contemporary brown leather, paneled spine with faded gilt lettering; cracking on spine; chipping to head and tail of spine, rubbing to boards, corners, edges; age-toning and foxing to the interior; with 31 engraved plates and maps, plate opposed page 922 has had most of the margins removed, but the image is intact, lacking half of the frontispiece plate; bookplate and library discard stamp on front pastedown, no other library markings; first title page reads 1804, others read 1808; A study bible, made specifically with notes, maps, extra texts, and indices to enable the reader to more easily cross-reference and build context.; shelved case 4.
Lolivieri, 1902. Oblong quarto, unpaginated. VG; Spine is vellum with gilt flower design. Bound tourist's photo-album comprising 30 pasted in photographic reproductions of views of Napoli. Vellum covered boards are embossed with ornate gilt decoration. Bumping and shelf-wear. Foxing and soiling to boards; age-toning to margins of text and foxing to a few plates. Previous owner's inscription to flyleaf and previous bookseller's sticker to front pastedown endpaper. Binding is sturdy; shelved above mythology.
London: W. Thacker & Co., 1899. First edition. Octavo, 285pp. Hardcover without jacket. Bumping and shelf-wear. Soiling and sunning to cloth-bound boards. Light, scattered foxing throughout text. Moderate age-toning to margins of endpapers. Spine cocked. Rear hinge cracked. Spine cracked in several places. Fold-out map in rear perfectly intact. Good copy only. Shelve: CASE #9. Spine is brown cloth with black text in dark green box.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1924. First American Edition. 4vo., 280pp.; VG; bound in publishers black cloth with image pasted on front board, silver lettering on spine; 12 tipepd-in color plates, including frontispiece; minor bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; illustrated endpaper; housed in a G box; of bottom half: bottom right corner torn, tear on lower edge, some peeling; of top half: same image pasted on as on front board, bottom flap missing, upper right corner torn, peeling; shelved case 14.
La Haye: Adrian Moetjens, 1692. 12mo. 2 volumes; VG; bound in early full brown calf, volume 1 newly rebacked with spine preserved, spines paneled with gilt; some rubbing and wear to boards; Illustrated with 12 folding copper engravings and two folding copper engraved maps, the second map with a long horizontal tear, but still intact with no pieces missing; stamp of previous owner on ffep of volume 2, remnants of bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1, ffep of volume 2; VG consignment; shelved case 9.