1867. Slip of paper, approximately 2.5" x 7", bearing Benito Juarez's signature. Two small puncture marks and very faint vertical crease to paper. Dated August 23, 1867. Paper appears to be clipped from a larger document. Benito Pablo Juárez García served as president of Mexico for five terms. ---L.H. CONSIGNMENT Shelve: L.H. Autographs.
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1867. Slip of paper, approximately 2.5" x 7.5", bearing Benito Juarez's signature. Sheet has one faint vertical crease and a slightly bent corner. Dated August 26, 1867. Paper appears to be clipped from a larger document. Benito Pablo Juárez García served as president of Mexico for five terms. ---L.H. CONSIGNMENT Shelve: L.H. Autographs.
1861. Slip of paper, approximately 2.5" x 7", bearing the signature of Benito Juárez. Faint soiling to sheet. Adhesive residue to verso. Swooping ink marks to text of paper. Dated September 6, 1861. Paper appears to have been clipped from a larger document. Benito Pablo Juárez García served as president of Mexico for five terms. ---L.H. CONSIGNMENT Shelve: L.H. Autographs.
1871. Slip of paper, approximately 2.5" x 7.5", bearing Benito Juarez's signature. Two faint vertical creases to sheet and very minor foxing. Spots of adhesive residue to verso. Dated July 20, 1871. Juarez's signature is faint compared to other text on slip. Paper appears to have been clipped from a larger document. Benito Pablo Juárez García served as president of Mexico for five terms. ---L.H. CONSIGNMENT Shelve: L.H. Autographs.
London: R. Ware, 1757. Early Edition. Square 12mo., 36 pages, 99 plates; VG; bound in modern full crushed brown leather, paneled spine with red label, gilt lettering; slight scuff to tail of spine; part of the rear cover was not properly crushed, part of the original grain shows; red and gilt patterned endpapers; ribbon bound in; with all 99 engraved plates, each numbered, plus the frontispiece; TB consignment; shelved case 3.
New York: Doubleday, 1954. Limited Edition. Octavo in slipcase; VG/VG case; Gray and red spine with gilt lettering; Case has some light wear at the edges, slightly faded in color; Book covered by clear mylar; Boards straight with minimal wear; Binding tight; Text block bright and clean; Book has been SIGNED by Maugham, and is numbered 217 of a limited edition of 391. Shelved case 2. RD Consignment.
Coloniæ Agrippinæ; Parisiis: J. Barbou, 1757. First French Edition, First Separate Printing. 12mo., 108, 192 pages; VG; bound in contemporary mottled calf, blind-ruled borders to boards, gilt roll to board edges; flat spine with gilt compartments featuring foliate thistle centerpiece, morocco label with gilt lettering; marbled endpapers; very mild shelfwear; all edges of text block gilt; half-title preceding second title page; woodcut illustrated title pages, headpieces, and tailpieces; two parts in one volume; pagination and binder's marks both restart; interior clean; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, nd . First Edition. 4to., unpaginated, [183pp.]; VG; publishers olive cloth, front cover and spine stamped in gilt with bells, gilt lettering; endpapers, same design as cover; 28 colored illustrations, including frontispiece, accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress. bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; binding slightly loose towards center of volume; inscription on ffep; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1933. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, 427 pages; VG/VG-; spine tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.00'; some chipping to corners, head and tail of spine; age-toning to pages; illustrated endpapers; first edition, first state, with transposed lines on page 337 and correct $2.00 price on front DJ flap; LP consignment; shelved case 6.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 342 pages; VG/VG; spine black with wgite and orange lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; dust jacket has mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine; INSCRIBED by Theroux on half-title page; interior clean; LP consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: Avalon Books, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; VG/VG; Maroon spine, white text; Author signature on first and second title pages; DJ is intact under protective archival cover, shows rubbing on corners, head and tail of spine and some edges, otherwise general shelf wear, price clipped; Text block is age toned, some light spotting on head edge, otherwise clean, text legible, pages durable; pp 223. Shelve Case 8 -- Dupont. LP Consignment.
Berkeley, CA: Saint Heironymous Press, 1970. Fourth Printing. Cardboard folder with 29 prints on heavy paper, housed in plastic bag; One print is missing. Folder has some small tears and a few creases on the fore edge and two liquid stains on the front; All prints are in excellent collection, no creasing or tears, illustrations and recipes are crisp and clear; Shelve above shelf near door. ES Consignment.
New York: American Bible Society, 1878. First Edition. Octavo, 445 pages; G+; bound in blind-stamped black cloth, gilt lettering to spine; some wear and rubbing to boards, especially along hinges; newspaper stain on pages 402/403; mild foxing to endpapers; name written on second free endpaper; YF consignment; shelved case 10;.
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 on rare/exp bookcase near stairs on sales floor.
Washington, D.C. 1960. One mounted photograph, measuring 9 1/4" x 13 1/4", on which Robert A. Taft has inscribed his best wishes to the photographer, Abdon Ackad. Text to his signature is the commemorative stamp of Taft which used this very photograph. 'Sen Robert A. Taft / 4 cents stamp' is written on the rear. JK consignment Shelved in Netdesk office, above Ephemera section.
London: Richard Bentley, 1838. First edition. In two volumes. Octavo. With illustrations by George Cruikshank. First edition, first issue with the plate "Last Song" without a border, and 36 pages of publisher's ads. Three quarter leather, green boards, gilt decorations in compartments on spine, five raised bands. Very good condition hardcovers, with some rubbing to boards, some foxing to interior. Binding and boards strong. Textblock agetoned, occasional spotting/foxing (see photos for examples). Please review all seven photographs for a visual review of the volumes. CONSIGNMENT-Tag to Allan. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping may be unavailable due to size/weight restrictions of international shipping. Please contact seller for details regarding this specific item. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf with ephemera items.
New York: Macmillan, 1904. first edition. Small octavo. Dark beige cloth hardcovers with dust jacket ; VG condition in VG- dustjacket; DJ dark beige with green letters; vinyl cover; minimal shelf wear around spine edges; small open tear on back DJ; top edge gilted; strong binding; external edges a bit dusty; a couple of pages with a very tiny dog ear; color frontispiece engraving; text clean, in fairly small print; pp. 541; contains chapters on Shinto, Buddhism and "the Jesuit Peril"; most popular of Hearn's books on Japan; See all five photos for details. YF consignment. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. Signed First Edition. Small octavo; 132pp; bound in full orange cloth with gilt panels on spine and top board; light blue endpapers brushed in matching orange; top edge gilt; housed in glassine wrapper; some minor wear at top edges of binding and to crown and foot; hinges a bit tender; some thumb soiling on half-title; an interesting ASSOCIATION COPY signed by Adolphus Meyer and inscribed to Meyer by H. L. Mencken on title page. Mencken once referred F. Scott Fitzgerald to Meyer and Meyer subsequently treated Zelda Fitzgerald at the Phipps Clinic at Johns Hopkins in February, 1932. [Lieberman Consignment]. Shelve in high value 13's bookcase in upstairs offices.
London: Charles Lillie, 1710-1711. First Edition. Octavos, 4 volumes; Fair; bound in full contemporary brown calf, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, gilt tooling to other compartments; severe wear to spines, including half of label missing on volume 1, lower two compartments missing on volume 3, most of lower three compartments missing on volume 4, cracking and chipping to all volumes; rubbing to boards; bookplate to front pastedown of all volumes; red speckled text blocks; TB consignment.
Lyon: Jean Baptiste Devenet, 1655. Fourth collected edition, edited and published posthumously by Helmont's son, Franciscus Mercurius van Helmont. Approximately 13.5 x 8.25 inches. Quarto; , 487, [1, blank], 192, [57, indices], [1, Approbationes] pages. With engraved title page. Contemporary full mottled calf, rebacked in brown calf, six raised bands. Considerable wear to binding; first several leaves somewhat tattered; upper corner of page 145 in the second part missing (not affecting text); a few ink notes and blots throughout. Overall, a good solid copy. Consignment.
luanda: Instituto De Investigacao Cientifica de Angola, 1971. Octavo; VG condition paperback. Beige/off-white image along spine with red text. General rubbing and edgewear along covers, rubbing & slight bumping to corners, binding strong; Pages have some age-toning to them (to be expected), otherwise clean and free of markings, book contains several B&W images, two folding maps, and an errata bound at the rear of the book. 427pp. No ISBN. Please see photos for details. WT Consignment, give tag to Allan after sale. eb/nd.
London: Henry and Co., 1893. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; spines black cloth with gilt lettering; protected with mylar covers; mild bumping to corners, heads and tails of spines; mild age-toning to page edges; foxing throughout, more severe towards endpapers; interiors clean; published by Lady Burton after Richard Burton's death, these Neapolitan tales are translated from Basile's version published in 1637; GP consignment; shelved case 7.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955. First American edition. Folio, 156pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. This book comprises a double number (31-32) of VERVE in the French edition. Includes numerous plates-- Draeger Frères are responsible for the heliogravures (in color and black and white) and Mourlot Frères for the color lithographs. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Rubbing, creasing and abrasions to jacket. Large chip to head of spine and tail of front panel of dust jacket. Foxing to head edge of text block. Spine top partially torn away from binding. Faint age-toning to end-papers, otherwise no markings or creases to the text. Boards gently bowed. Spine cracked. Good copy only. TJ CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: CASE #11 Spine is orange with black text.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900/1903. First Edition. Glenn Brown. History of the United States Capitol. 2 volumes. 56th Congress, 1st session, 1900/1902, Senate Document 60. First edition; folio. Both volumes in full red cloth binding with gilt ornamentation and lettering on covers and spines. The name of Albert S. Burleson (1863-1937), a former Postmaster General and U.S. Representative fromTexas, is engraved on the front cover of the first volume. Both volumes contain numerous plates, including architectural photographs and plans, portraits, and historical prints and photographs. Condition: Good. Both volumes show fraying and rubbing to head and foot of spine, edges, and corners; general marking due to shelf wear; age-toning throughout; and some chipping to the edges of pages. Both bindings also have somewhat shaken bindings. Volume 1 has a crack after the first gathering and some water-staining on the left side of the top edge throughout, though this does not impact text or plates. Volume 2 has a four-inch tear to the cloth covering over one joint (the board is still fully attached from the inside) and a notable open tear over the author’s name on the spine. There is some water staining to the cover, as well as to the upper left corner and the lower right corner throughout the volume which does not affect either text or plates. There are gutter cracks after the first gathering and before the last gathering. Dimensions 12.25 x 15.25 x 5 inches DG consignment.
London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1767. Fifth Edition. 8vo., 342pp.; VG; spine paneled brown leather with a black label and gilt lettering; brown cloth boards; rebound, minimal to no bumping; text block speckled on fore and lower edges; marbled endpapers from previous binding saved and bound in; mild age-toning, else interior clean; this groundbreaking work was the first philosophical work to attempt to classify the Beautiful and the Sublime and would end up with a result of them being mutually exclusive; JG consignment; shelved case 10.
London: James Fraser, 1841. First Edition. Small octavo, 303 pages; VG; bound in brown leather with six-band embossed spine and gold gilt; rebacked with spine preserved; boards with double gilt rule, board edges with single gilt roll; marbled end pages; strong binding; first few pages with slight browning around spine; text and paper clean; includes lectures on Islam, the Reformation, Cromwell; GP consignment; shelved in Case 3.
Eindhoven, Holland: Lecturis, 1975. First edition. Limited edition, #344 of 1000 copies printed. Quarto; unpaginated. Hardcover in illustrated boards; no dustjacket (as issued). Illustrated with photographs. SIGNED and numbered by author on colophon page. Very Good; boards somewhat rubbed at extremities; several scratches to rear panel; interior clean and tight. Text in English. LR Consignment. Shelved in Case #11.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1927. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xviii, 310 pages,  ads; VG/G-; pictorial dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$4.00', upper third of spine missing, chipping along all upper edges, tail of spine, corners; burgundy cloth board with paper label to spine, label slightly faded where hole in dust jacket was, before being protected; bookplate on verso of half-title; First Printing, with 'A-B' to copyright page; incredibly scarce with the dust jacket; WD consignment; shelved case 9.
Chicago: Black Cat Press, 1937. First Edition. Approx. 6.5" x 9.5" Good condition mustard hardcover with blank spine; beige titleblock on front cover with black lettering. Stringy homemade clear plastic reinforced binding bolsters and protects partly crumbling spine with old, darkened staining beneath; hand-penned round yellow sticker here reads "Inscribed." Fraying to all extremities exposes cardboard underlayer. Significant foxing, soiling and childish penciled scribbles across endpapers. Pencil scribbles, too, across from title page; a 2" rough tear from top edge near gutter here. Brown staining to a few pages, most notably to p. 59 and its facing page, where text is a bit affected. Author has SIGNED with small pencil scribble running through INSCRIPTION (dated March 28, 1945) on title page. Smoky odor; square and tight throughout. SHELVED IN CASE #12 CONSIGNMENT: TAG TO ALLAN.
Amsterdam: Elzevier, 1655. First edition. 12mo in vellum with flattened corners; VG; moderate soiling or shelf wear and strong binding; ex-libris plate on second front page; pencil and ink inscriptions on back of front board and first end page; dusty edges; clean text in very tight print; two volumes in one book; scarce; this book was published in English in 1656 as "Men before Adam" and burned in public in Paris before La Peyrere recanted and converted to Catholicism; contains a folded map of the Holy Land, in very good condition; shelved in Case # 3; VK consignment.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. First book edition. Octavo, approximately 650pp. Hardcover in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Rebound. First book edition, being two volumes bound together as one. Includes original wrappers for the monthly publications bound in at rear, as well as original advertisements. Half-bound leather and decorative paper and matching end papers. Spine has five raised bands with gilt text and decoration. Mild rubbing to leather to spine and corners. Head edge gilt. Previous owner's book-plate to paste-down end page. Text is bright and clean with only minor foxing and age-toning. Binding is sturdy. Edition points: The word "pricipal" is uncorrected in volume two, pp.115, line 38. G.G. CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: CASE #4 Spine is dark green leather with gilt text.
New York: Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. First U.S. Edition. 8vo., 309 pp., VG; brown cloth boards, gold lettering to spine and front board; rubbing/mild fraying to head and tail of spine; mild shelfwear to edges of boards; bumping to corners of boards; slight cocking to boards, boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; age-toning and mild foxing/shelfwear to text-block; mild wear to endpapers; mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; boards protected by plastic wrapper; pub. 1912 stated to copyright page; frontispiece; LP consignment; shelved Case 13, Dupont.
New York: Frederick Warne, ca. 1908. First edition. Large, thin quarto in brown and beige hardcovers with beige cloth spine; VG; moderate soiling and shelf wear on boards; spine discolored; fully illustrated front and end pages; tiny ink stain on edge of one drawing, otherwise a good copy of the children's alphabet illustrated by Dulac; shelved in Case # 14; DC consignment.
The Fantod Press, 1970. Limited First Edition. staplebound 12mos., unpaginated; VOL. 1 [THE CHINESE OBELISKS: FOURTH ALPHABET, VG; black covers with tan lettering and illustration; shelfwear to spine (e.g., mild rubbing to head of spine, slight material loss to tail of spine, light scratch to top of fore-edge); interior clean and bright]; VOL. 2 [THE OSBICK BIRD, VG+; yellow covers with black cursive lettering and illustration to front cover; very mild shelfwear to tail of spine; light scratch to top of fore-edge; interior clean and bright]; VOL. 3 [DONALD HAS A DIFFICULTY, VG; co-authored by Neumeyer; shelfwear to spine (e.g., mild rubbing to head and tail of spine); interior clean and bright]; a limiting printing of 500 copies; housed in a hot pink envelope with The Fantod Press colophon to top left-hand corner to front of envelope, moderate wear/tearing to envelope; LP consignment; shelved Case 0, Dupont.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1971. First Collected Edition. 8vo., 253 pp., VG/VG; off-white DJ (age-toned) with black and red lettering; bumping to head and tail of spine of DJ, shelfwear to edges and corners of covers; price uncut "$5.95" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; orange cloth boards, black lettering to spine; bumping/mild chipping to head and tail of spine; age-toning to text-block; small brown stain to top of text-block that bleeds slightly into top corners of pp. 220-231; very mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; INSCRIBED by Farmer to half-title page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8.
New York: Rinehart & Company Inc., 1960. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; VG/VG; Black spine with gold text; DJ shows minor shelf wear, some rubbing on edges and covers, light chipping on corners, DJ completely intact under protective mylar covering; Text block is significantly darkened from age tone, but is completely legible, ages durable; pp 245. LP Consignment. Shelve Case 6 -- Dupont.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 508 pages; VG/VG; spine black with white and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$6.95', price lightly crossed out, mild wear; top edge of text block black; INSCRIBED on ffep by Gerald Ford; SG consignment; shelved case 5.
Leipzig: Verlag Von Duncker & Humblot, 1878. First Edition. Octavo; xv, 466 pp. Hardcover in publisher's original half-leather over marbled boards, with a lovely geometric design on fore-edge. Very Good. Boards heavily rubbed at spine and corners. Previous owner's long gift inscription on front endpaper. Text in German. Scarce. RL Consignment. Shelved in Case #4.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1930. Reprint. 8vo., 267pp.; VG/G+; spine yellow with black lettering, black falcon; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; dust jacket has some liquid staining on rear cover; tail of spine has some chipping, the only part of the publisher's name remaining is "Gros"; age-toning to pages, brittle; LP consignment; shelved case 6, Dupont.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 258pp.; VG-/none; front board has blue mask, rear board has Borzoi Books logo in red, spine has red and blue design with tan and blue text; some mild wear to corners, tail of spine; various names written in ink on ffep; first edition stated on copyright page; boards shaken; spine slightly cocked; some fingerprint smudging to interior; LP consignment; shelved case 6, Dupont.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 544 pages; VG/VG-; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$24.95'; mild wear and rubbing to dust jacket; mild spotting to text block; sticker on front cover reading 'Autographed copy'; SIGNED flat on title page by Muhammad Ali; BL consignment; shelved case 5.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1901. First Edition. Octavo, 305 pages; VG/VG; in illustrated bright green hardcovers with faded green DJ in brodart; spine discolored with brown letters and minor shelf wear on edges; binding strong; deckle edges; contains 6 plates of illustrations on glossy paper including frontispiece; contains series of stories, folklore (Buddhist names of plants and animals), and other studies (in a Japanese hospital); YF Consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923. First Edition. Octavo, 72 pages; VG/VG; spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$1.00', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has rubbing and discoloration on both covers; binding has minor shelf wear, has two bumps on the top edge, has occasional loose strings; pages have minor age toning; signed by Herbert Hoover on the ffep; SG Consignment; shelved political case.
J. M. Dent & Co., 1907 . Second Edition (Edition de Luxe). tall thick 8vo., 549 pp., VG-; leather-bound, red boards, gilt lettering and motif to five-paneled spine; cocking to spine, no shelf lean; light scratching to boards, black scuff marks towards top edge of front board and hinge; rubbing with superficial material loss to bottom edge of boards; slight cocking to boards, boards shaken, binding intact; red top, age-toning/mild wear to text-block; starting hinge to verso of p. 549 and recto of bfep, closed tear towards top of bfep (stuck to back paste-down); mild age-toning and occasional foxing/creasing to interior (text legible), waving to endpapers; tipped-in full-color frontispiece and plates excellent and protected by tissue guards, plates affixed to a dark green thicker paper; pub. 1907 by J. M. Dent & Co. stated to title page; differences between First Dent & Co. Edition (pub. 1898) and this edition stated to Prefatory Note (p. v) by Rackham; "It has been the desire of the Publishers to here present the 'Ingoldsby Legends' in something like an 'Edition Definitive de Luxe" stated to Publishers' Note (p. "a3," technically p. vii); orange silk ribbon; LP consignment; shelved Case 12, Dupont. Heavy item: Please contact us for international/expedited shipping costs.
Paris: Furne et Cie, 1839. Two quarto volumes; viii, 576; 584 pp. With frontispieces, engraved plates, and folding maps. Original boards, rebacked, with new spines and spine labels. Boards rubbed at edges and corners; scattered foxing and offsetting from plates; old tidelines from waterstains in Volume 1; occasional tape-repairs to plates and maps; bindings tight. Good solid copy. Text in French. AH Consignment. Shelved in Case 9.