Set of three handwritten, unidentified letters. The first letter is on a lined 16" x 9 1/2" sheet of paper, folded vertically with two horizontal creases. Addressed to the City Council of the City of Saco, the Board of Health members urge that action be taken to clean up standing water or else risk contagion. The second letter is written on 5" x 8" Philadelphia Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon & Hospital stationery. 6 pages long, the writing has faded after the first paragraph of page two. The letter is from a former Union soldier to an acquaintance, telling of his recent exploits and whereabouts.The third letter is two pages long, written on 5" x 8" House of Representatives stationery with two horizontal creases. The letter is undated and illegible. --- Lieberman consignment. Shelve in autographs folder.
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. Limited edition. Octavo, 180pp. Hardcover in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Light chipping and flaking to corners of leather-bound, gilt decorated boards. Spine heavily sunned. Age-toning to margins of front free end page. Very light and occasional soiling throughout text. Binding is sturdy. TJ CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: CASE #2 Spine is brown with gilt text.
London: Printed for A. Miller, 1755. First Edition. 8vo., 182pp.; G+; housed in a gray folding case, itself housed within a gray slipcase, white label on spine; lacking spine; dark gray paper boards, moderate damage to edges of both boards, rear board detached; small stamp on upper fore corner of ffep; some crinkling to lower edge, minor crinkling to fore edge; interior clean and in VG condition; GP consignment; Shelved upstairs, on rare/exp bookshelf in upstairs rear offices area.
Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., 1937. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 318 pp., VG/VG; purple and orange pictorial DJ, red/black/white/yellow lettering to spine, red and yellow lettering to front cover; rubbing/mild chipping to edges of DJ, very mild wear to covers, mild age-toning to flaps (text clear and legible); "BURROUGHS" logo stated to tail of spine of DJ; Jacket sun toned on front; price uncut "$2.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards with red lettering; bumping/rubbing and mild chipping to head and tail of spine, slight cocking to spine; rubbing to edges and corners of boards, mild bumping to corners; red top, beveled fore-edge, age-toning and mild wear to text-block; very mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; Burroughs, Inc. stated to tail of spine as well as to title and copyright pages; "First Edition" stated to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 12, Dupont.
1974. 1 p. handwritten letter on 8" x 6" sheet of Wodehouse's personalized stationary, with black-and-white illustration of a dachshund to top left corner; one vertical crease and one horizontal crease to twice-folded letter; TRANSCRIPTION: "Dear Miss Kline, Thank you so much for your letter. I really appreciated it. / Yes, I love animals. We have two dogs and six cats, all strays. Love, P. G. Wodehouse"; dated by Wodehouse Sept. 13, 1974," with blotting/smearing to "974" included with ALS is a blank sheet of Wodehouse's stationary (twice-folded) as well as the envelope in which it was sent (addressed to Miss Andrea Kline of Washington, D.C.), with Wodehouse's personalized header to flap of envelope; AK consignment; shelved Case 0 in thin black binder with clear plastic covering to spine.
One autograph book, bound in red cloth, measuring 8 1/4 inches high by 7 1/2 inches wide. Slightly warped due to the ephemera within, as well as some slight wear. Contains a multitude of signatures, photos, and newspaper clippings. Some of the contents include the autographs of: Robert Wagner, Liselotte Schreiner, Claus Hofer, Maria Wimmer, Werner Hinz, Ehmi Bessel, Mathies Wieman, Paul Wegener, Gustav Knutn, Werner Hinz, Walter Franck, Hannsgeorg Laubenthel, Gustav Grundens, Paul Hartmann, Paul Harbiger, Albert Florath, Kathe Gold, Marianne Hoppe, Paul Hartmann. SF consignment; shelved case 0.
Poson: Royer János, 1722. Octavo, , 366, ; G-; bound in brown leather, plain paneled spine; moderate wear and rubbing to boards and spine, including folding to lower fore corner of front cover, rear board splitting along top edge, chipping to head and tail of spine, cracking to leather; some chipping to page edges; slight water stain to upper fore corner of first few pages; very slight bookworm damage from pages 355-end; written in Old Hungarian; HS consignment.
New York: Brentano's. Early Edition. 4to., 319pp.; VG-; rebound in bright orange cloth, black lettering on spine; part of original front board preserved and attached to front board, includes the entirety of the title, center illustration, and artist's name; interior has some age-toning and foxing; mild rubbing, staining to rear cover; LP consignment; shelved case 12, Dupont.
New York: Viking, 1964. First Edition, first printing. Octavo; VG-/G+; 341 pages; Blue cloth boards in a blue jacket with white lettering; Jacket shows some wear along the edge, some light tearing to the edges, especially at the corners and the spine crown and tail; Now protected by mylar cover; Unclipped price of 5.75 on inner flap; Some minor wear to the edges, discoloration to the pages; Book has been SIGNED by Bellow on the ffep; SM Consignment; Shelved in case 2.
Boston: The Riverside Press, 1909. Limited Edition, #283/370. small 4to., 337pp.; VG; bound in green cloth with gilt; wrapped in the original glassine cover, numerous rips, including a chunk missing along the tail of spine and the lower part of the front cover; fore and lower edges of text block deckled; of a limited edition of 370 copies, this is number 283; many pages uncut; interior clean; MA consignment; shelved case 12.
London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1912. First Edition, Limited #11/12. 12mo., 84 pages; VG-; Hardcover in publisher's deluxe gilt-decorated binding, #11 of 12 copies printed on Japanese vellum and bound in Levant morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, and SIGNED by Sutcliffe on limitation page; some rubbing to extremities; repairs to hinges and spine are visible. VC Consignment; Shelved in Case 7.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1899. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 96 pp., VG-; gray paper-backed pictorial boards with black lettering and illustration; spine age-toned to brown; spine re-backed with gray cloth (turned-in over endpapers), original paper label laid down; head and tail of paper label to original spine chipped off, mild bumping to head of cloth spine; bumping and chipping to edges, particularly corners; mild age-toning to boards and to margins of interior; light staining to bottom of front cover; beveled fore- and bottom-edge of text-block; text printed on heavy gray paper; square tearing to front paste-down, likely from removal of bookplate; MA consignment; shelved Case 0.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1955. First Edition. thin 4to., unpaginated; VG/VG-; spine blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, chipping to corners, head and tail of spine, cracking to spine edges, inch long rip on lower rear; price cut; original color art by Politi, including his signature on ffep; AS consignment; shelved case 14.
Coloniae Agrippinae [Cologne]: Apud Petrum Henningium, 1626. 16mo., 448pp.; VG; bound in vellum, faint writing on spine; vellum slightly warped, as is usual for vellum of this age, especially warped out on rear board upper fore corner; stylized 'SA' written in ink on ffep, ex libris note in ink on top of title page; small water stain to lower fore corner from pages 45-70; minor bookworm damage along gutter and lower edge between pages 35-70; some occasional foxing; JG consignment; shelved case 3.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923. First Trade Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 313 pages; VG/VG; spine white with blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$1.90', mild rubbing, wear, and closed tears; bookplate removed from front pastedown; interior clean; WD consignment; shelved case 6.
London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1924. First Edition. Octavo, 325 pages; VG; fully bound in red cloth, spine and front cover have black lettering; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with minor bumping on the fore edge corners, front cover has minimal rubbing; pages have minor age toning and dust build up along the top edge, have minor detachment in several locations, page 143 has erased markings; WD consignment shelved case 6.
London: Hutchinson & Co., 1908. First Edition. 4vo., xx, 209pp.; VG-; bound in publishers red cloth stamped with a gilt title and blue design on front board, gilt lettering on spine; 30 color tipped-in plates with printed tissue guards; bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; inscription in ink on ffep; top edge of text block gilt; fore and lower edges of text block show some minor wear, wear extend to pages; boards scuffed; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
New York: Gotham Book Mart & Gallery, Inc., 1972. Limited First Edition [#73/550]. 8vo. cards, VG/VG; olive green matte wrapper with black lettering to front cover; mild shelfwear to wrapper (e.g., creasing to hinge, bumping to corners); pub. 1972 by Gotham Book Mart, stated to front cover and copyright page (verso of front cover) of wrapper; a set of sixteen (16) black and white illustrated cards by Gorey; cards clean and bright; housed in light green (faded) enveloped with black and white illustration and title to front of envelope, shelfwear to envelope; No. 73 out of 550 first edition copies stated to limitation page (recto of back cover of wrapper); LP consignment; shelved Case 0, Dupont.
New York: Doubleday, 1976. First Edition. Octavo, 587 pages; VG-/VG-; spine is white with brown lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$12.50', has minor wear and creasing along the top and bottom edges, spine has heavy discoloration and minor chipping; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have moderate blotching along the top edge; LH consignment; shelved case 6.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1964. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover Octavo; VG/VG; Pictorial blue spine with white text; DJ completely intact in archival cover, minor shelf wear, light rubbing on edges and corners, rubbing on back cover including a blue mark on top left corner; Text block is clean, lightly age toned, text legible, pages durable; pp 187; LP Consignment. Shelve Case 8 -- Dupont.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1955. First Edition. Octavo, 273 pages; VG/VG; purple/brownish-pink spine, purple/white text; dust jacket has protective mylar cover, price uncut '$2.50'; some rubbing, chipping at spine head and tail and in corners, small closed tears at spine head and tail; LP Consignment; shelved case 8.
New York: Gnome Press, 1953. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 255 pp., VG/VG; hot pink and yellow pictorial DJ, yellow lettering to spine, black and yellow lettering to front cover; mild fading and wear to spine of DJ, closed tears to tail of spine, text slightly faded yet legible, "GNOME PRESS" logo to tail of spine; mild wear/age-toning to covers of DJ, teal scuffing to bottom left-hand corner of back cover; price uncut "$3.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards with black lettering; bumping/rubbing and mild chipping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, no shelf lean; minimal shelfwear to covers of boards, mild rubbing to edges and corners, slight cocking to boards, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; age-toning and very mild wear to text-block; very mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; pub. 1953 by Gnome Press, "First Printing" stated to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8.
Oxford: Clarendon Printing House, 1761. Third Edition. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in full contemporary acid-washed brown leather, spines with two black labels, gilt lettering and tooling; rebacked, spines preserved; interiors clean; some top edges trimmed close; mild rubbing to corners; TB consignment.
New York: Scholastic Press, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, unpaginated; VG/VG; spine blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$16.99'; Inscribed by Edward Kennedy to his Daughter-in-law, Victoria Gifford-Kennedy, "Splash and I hope you enjoy," dated 2 June 06, also signed by Splash with a stamp of his pawprint.; consignment; shelved case 5.
London: New English Library, 1976. First UK Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 439 pages; VG/VG; spine black with red and orange lettering; dust jacket protected witha mylar covering, price uncut '£3.95'; very minor wear to fore corners of rear board; small stain to upper edge of text block; copyright page has three lines blacked out, with some offsetting onto facing page; LP consignment; shelved case 8.
New York: Greenberg Publishers, 1951. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 219 pp., VG-/VG-; DJ, teal and purple pictorial spine (faded) and front cover with white lettering, text to spine legible; wear to covers and edges of DJ, with with slight material loss to head of spine and bottom corners; price uncut "$2.75" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; light gray cloth boards, maroon lettering to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine, mild cocking to spine; mild wear to edges of boards, bumping to corners; red top, shelfwear to text-block; age-toning to interior, text legible; published 1951, stated to copyright page, with no mention of further printings; MacDonald's first science fiction novel; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
London: Colburn and Co., 1852. Second edition. Two volumes. Octavo; xiii, 299, 16 (ads); x, 315, 24 (ads) pp. Publisher's original brown cloth. Engraved frontispieces to both volumes. Boards rubbed at extremities, age-toned and soiled. Hinge of Volume II starting to split at spine head and tail, hinges of both volumes cracked and exposed inside front and rear covers. Top 1 inch of Volume II's spine split. Slightly shaken. Foxing to endpapers. Previous owner's signature on title pages. Good copies only. Scarce. Consignment.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1950. American Bookseller's Edition. Octavo, 326pp. Hardcover without jacket as issued, in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear to blue cloth-bound, gilt illustrated boards. Gilt title to spine almost entirely faded. Faint rubbing and soiling to boards. Light age-toning to text block and end papers. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. Signed by James Michener on the half title page. This special autographed edition is limited to 1500 copies, as stated on the limitations page. JK CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: CASE # 6 Spine is dark blue cloth with faded gilt text.
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1928. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 178 pages; VG-/none; spine faded pink with gilt lettering, bound in publishers pink/salmon cloth; no dust jacket; fading to edges of boards; text clean; top edge of text block gilt; gilt vignette of Christopher Robin, Pooh and Piglet on front board; LD consignment; shelved case 2.
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1927. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 103 pages; VG-/Fair; bound in publishers maroon cloth, both boards with decorations by E.H. Shepard stamped in gilt; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, in two pieces being torn along front hinge, lower half of spine and head missing, large chips missing to upper fore corners, mild chipping to edges and other corners, staining to upper edge of rear cover; text clean; top edge of text block gilt; illustrated endpapers; LD consignment; shelved case 2.
London: Rudolph Ackerman, 1851. Third Edition. Octavo; VG; 218 pages; Bound in red leather with gilt borders on boards; raised bands on spine, gilt lettering and designs; Gilt dentelles and marbled end papers; Binding has been professionally repaired along the spine, with one section of gilt detailing missing; Third edition, with 18 hand-colored aquantint plates all intact and protected by tissue guards; All edges gilt; Sewn-in silk bookmark; Some wear along the edges, including bumping to the corners and a small chip missing from the upper edge near the spine; Original gilt and cloth spine and cover bound in rear; OF consignment; Shelved in case 7.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 357 pages, VG/VG; blue pictorial DJ, light green and white lettering: mild wear to head, tail, and corners of covers; light scratching to back cover; green lettering to spine slightly faded yet clear and legible; minor scattered imperfections visible to lettering on front cover, title affected yet clear and legible; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, gray matte paper boards, gold lettering to spine: light fading to edges of boards; front board somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; very mild wear/very slight waving to text-block; interior clean; signed by previous owner to ffep; INSCRIBED by Peters to title page; LP consignment; shelved Case 6, Dupont.
Guildford, England: Genesis Publications, Inc., 2006. Limited Edition (512/2150). Quarto, 255 pages; VG; half bound in red leather, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has white and gilt lettering; binding has minimal wear; binding and pages clear; pages have gilt along the text block edges; profusely illustrated; housed in red publisher's slipcase within publisher's black drawstring bag; WD Consignment; shelved case 13.
Paris: The Pleiad, 1926. Limited Edition. 8vo., xxxvi, VG; spine marbled brown with black paper label and brown lettering; original brown marbled paper over boards; One of 475 numbered copies printed under the supervision of Frederic Warde at the Officina Bodoni in Montagnola, Switzerland, this is number 422; lacking slipcase; GP consignment; shelved case 10.
San Francisco: Printed for Williams Andrews Clark, Jr., by John Henry Nash, 1923. Facsimile edition (150 copies). Thin folio in batik slipcase with black and orange silk ribbons; VG/G; case is sturdy and clean but front batik lining is detached and torn on top; first volume with frontispiece in good condition; smaller volume contains a facsimile of the 1827 edition with previous owner's name on title page; all in good condition; not numbered, but one of 150 copies published in 1923; EM consignment. Shelved in Netdesk office, above Ephemera section.
London: G. G. Harrap & Co., 1914. large 8vo., unpaginated; VG; bound in brown leather, blind stamped lettering on spine and front board, gilt decoration on spine and front board; corners bumped; rebound; beautifully illustrated throughout with numerous illustrations and elaborate ornamentation; 8 mounted color plates; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; DC consignment; shelved case 0.
London: J. Johnson, 1783. First Edition. Octavo, , viii, 232, 235-240 ; VG; bound in contemporary burgundy calf by J. Clarke, paneled spine with gilt tooling, labels missing; mild rubbing and wear to binding; marbled endpapers; The last leaf contains a prospectus; OF consignment; shelved case 10.
New York: Avalon Books, 1956. First Trade Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 224 pages; VG/VG; Light blue and black spine w/ illustrations, red and black text; jacket has chipping on head and tail of spine, soiling on rear flap, unclipped and has protective mylar cover; three ex-library stamps on copyright page; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean; LP consignment;.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, early 1900s. Thick quarto in green hardcovers with green illustrated DJ in brodart; VG/G; DJ with tipped-in illustration highly discolored with tiny tears around edges; strong binding; end pages and illustrations on dark green thick paper; text clean in large print; pp. 143; shelved in Case # 13; please contact us for shipping costs; DC consignment.