London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1914. 4to., xii, 185pp.; VG/G+; bound in publishers green cloth with a partially gilt illustration, dust jacket the same design, black lettering on spine; dust jacket has pieces missing, including upper right and lower left fore corners, head and tail of spine; 12 tipped-in color plates with tissue guards, including frontispiece; 32 other illustrations; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; DC consignment; shelved case 13/1.
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London: Henry Colburn, 1826. First Edition. Octavo, 334 pages; VG; hardcover; rebound in 3/4 red leather, red cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt lettering in two compartments, non-lettered compartments are double ruled in gilt, top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; boards strong, general shelfwear, minor rubbing on fore corners, Morrel binder's mark on verso of first front end paper, former owner's name penciled on verso of first front end paper; text block age toned, foxing throughout, some pages reinserted, ink transfer throughout, page following title page contains handwritten list of illustrations, ribbon loose within; contains 50 full page plates; LP Consignment;.
New York: Covici Friede, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 200 pp., VG-/VG; tan DJ, small black lettering to spine: mild wear/age-toning to covers, "$3.00" to front flap (all four corners of flaps slightly clipped), DJ protected by mylar; dark green cloth boards, bright silver lettering to spine: spine cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; mild fading to edges of boards; mild wear to text-block, dark purple top, light foxing to fore-edge; interior clean, with many black-and-white graphics; INSCRIBED by Starrett to ffep: "This was a lot of fun to do; but, Lord, how cocky I was!"; pub. 1929, with no mention of further printings to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 9.
Guildford, England: Genesis Publications, Inc., 1996. Limited Edition (352/2000). Quarto, 229 pages; VG; half bound in black leather, spine has embossed lettering, front cover has illustrated red cloth; binding has minimal shelf wear, pages clear; profusely illustrated; housed in pictorial publisher's slipcase, contains a small 'sketch book' of works by the artist; signed by Pauline Sutcliffe, Kay Williams, and Astrid Kirchherr on the limitation page; WD Consignment; shelved case 13.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. Large Octavo, xii, 339 pages; VG/VG-; spine beige with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50'; dust jacket has some chipping to head and tail of spine, small water-staining to spine, larger chip to rear cover along head of spine; half-tltle/page 3/4 uncut; small staining to top edge of text block; interior clean; illustrated endpapers; tipped-in plate to front cover; LS consignment; shelved case 14.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1952. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 217 pp., VG-/VG; DJ black with white text; mild shelfwear to DJ; price uncut "$2.75" to top right-hand corner of front flap; all four corners of flaps slightly clipped; DJ protected by mylar; dark gray cloth boards, light gray text to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; bumping to corners; rubbing to boards, age-toning to edges of boards; age-toning and shelfwear to text-block; age-toning to text-block, text legible; signed by previous owner to front paste-down, dated Dec. 9, 1952, Washington, D.C.; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Monaco: André Sauret, 1972. Folio, 249pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Minor bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is bright and clean. Faint offsetting to verso of frontispiece page, otherwise no markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. Includes numerous photographs in both color and black and white. Text is in French. I.R. CONSIGNMENT. Shelved in Case # 11.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 226 pages, 16 pages ads; VG; spine red with gilt lettering; front board has a pictorial of Churchill standing over a rhino; folded map on page 2; all maps and photos present; frontispiece with tissue guard; boards with mild rubbing, spine slightly sun-faded, tear and wear to head of spine; text block shows some foxing, but interior clean; RB consignment; shelved case 5.
London: Effingham Wilson, 1833. First Edition. Octavo, 105 pages; VG; in original printed paper covered boards, advertisement printed on back cover; housed in custom burgundy chemise and box, gilt titling to spine of box; paper spine threatening to separate at front hinge; mild wear to boards; With fourteen wood engravings by George Cruikshank, 11 of which are full-page with tissue guards, plus three vignettes; Mw consignment; shelved case 10.
Wien [Vienna] and Leipzig: F. Tempsky / G. Freytag, 1910. folio, lxxxi, 70 plates; G; housed in a gray clamshell box with a white label and black lettering, some shelfwear and scuffing; book itself is has sections still seperated to the binding, but mostly loose pages; front cover loose paper, green, has tattered edges on all four sides, still fully legible; title page has small stamp on upper fore corner; plates intact and in excellent condition, if some small wear to page margins; title states with 76 panels and 157 text images, plates in rear go up to 'Taf. 70.'; many pages of the text uncut; wrapped in mylar covering; GP consignment; shelved front table.
Frankfurt: Published by the Author, 1693. Third edition. 3 in. 12mo in vellum; condition: G+; boards with small stains and moderate fraying; book slanted upwards; paper wobbling; good binding; a few pages with dog ear; some discoloration; text clean; pp. 638; in German; shelved in Case # 6; YR consignment.
New York: The Century Co, 1889. First edition. Folio; 145 pp. Original pictorial boards; no dust jacket (as issued). With 19 illustrations by Edward W. Kemble in black and white. VG; some soiling and discoloration to boards, which are rubbed at the spine, particularly at spine top; interior age-toned but generally clean. Housed in a deluxe clamshell box. VW Consignment. Shelved in Case #2.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 305 pp., VG/VG; DJ green with yellow text to spine and white text to front cover; mild shelfwear to DJ (e.g., rubbing to edges/corners, age-toning to edges/margins of flaps); price uncut "$2.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; olive green boards, dark green text to spine, dark green illustration to front board; age-toning and mild scratching to text-block; very mild age-toning to interior, text legible; published 1953, "A" stated to copyright page indicative of a First Edition; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
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.
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.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1968. Octavos, 5 volumes; VG/VG; white spines and grey illustrations, multicolored (each book different colored text) and black text; dust jacket has minimal to no wear and has protective mylar cover, prices uncut; boards are strong and clean; text blocks are clean; LP consignment; shelved above Case 7.
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.
New York: Random House, 1967. First Edition. Quarto; VG/No jacket; Silver spine with black lettering; Covers in excellent shape, binding tight; All material is present with these exceptions: Velvet Underground album is present and unplayed, but not attached; Chelsea Girls promo is present, as is spring but they have separated; Balloon is stuck to the two pages (as is almost universal for all copies of the book); Dodecahedron is present, as is the original rubber band, but no longer attached to the string; Tear-aways and sponge are missing; Pop up castle, soup can and airplane are all in excellent shape; accordion is present but no longer makes noise; Pop up nose in excellent shape; Some separation starting; Some pages spotting, musty. Case 11. CN 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;.
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.
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.
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.
Salem: Cushing & Appleton, 1803. First American Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; G; rebacked in modern calf with ox-blood label and gilt lettering, previous contemporary boards preserved; some water damage to interior of volume 1, including title page and map; map present in volume 1; mild age-toning to interiors; small stamp of previous ownership to sfeps, title pages; WD consignment; shelved case 9.
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.
Berlin: Walter de Gruyter U. Co., 1929. Offprint. FOR UNIFIED FIELD THEORY SPECIALLY PRINTED FROM THE MEETING REPORTS OF THE PRUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES PHYS.-MATH. CLASS 1929. I Quarto; 8 pp. in orange wrappers, saddle-stitched, black titles; VG+; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; First edition of the author's rare offprint, representing a new and critical development in the unified field theory; a problem which preoccupied Einstein for the last three decades of his life. Einstein's general theory of relativity necessitated a pluralistic explanation of the universe, which he had not yet fully resolved. Although he judges his solution as premature in this paper, it stands as his single most important statement on the subject. -TEXT IN GERMAN. Consignment. Shelved in Case #0.
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.
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.