Neapoli: Ex Typographia Paciana, 1767. First Edition. 8vo., 213pp. + 8pp index, 3 pp additional; VG; bound in vellum, bottom of spine has black ink 'B F', top of spine has gilt label and lettering, cracked in upper left corner; bumping and shelfwear; two black stains on rear cover; moderate foxing throughout; frontispiece; ES consignment; shelved case 3.
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Sauk City: Arkham House, 1948. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; 110pp, black spine, black/gold text; jacket has age toning, staining on back, severe rubbing on front and back, chipping on head and tail of spine, unclipped and has protective mylar cover; boards have bumping on head and tail of spine, interior boards are age toned, otherwise boards strong; textblock and interior pages have mild age toning, otherwise clean; "first in a projected series of limited, illustrated editions." LP consignment. case 8.
Salerno: Ente Provinciale per il Turismo, 1954. First English Edition, First Issue. Octavo, 30pp.; VG-; softcover, beige spine with no lettering; mild bumping and shelf-wear; no markings or creases to the text; binding is sturdy; this copy specifically states "1954" opposing the title page; it prints an article about Positano, a charming little town in Italy, that was originally published in "Harper's Bazaar" in May 1953; KT consignment; ed/nd.
New York: Bantam Books, 1977. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine, blue with white print; Cover is blue, illustrated, white print, slight edgewear, mild shelfwear/rubbing; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by Jimmy Carter on the title page; 128 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (some color). BL consignment.
New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1928. Tall quarto, unpaginated. Hardcover without jacket in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Light sunning to cloth-bound spine, partially obscuring text. Wear to corners of boards. Faint age-toning to pages and small spot of soiling to front free end page. Binding is sturdy. Book comprises fifty prints exhibited by the American Institute of Graphic Arts in 1927, including a print and introduction by Rockwell Kent. TJ CONSIGNMENT. Shelved in Arts (illustrations) section. Spine is blue/gray with blue text.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1900. First Edition. Quarto; 263pp; x; bound in 3/4 GPO crimson morocco; marbled paper boards, edges and endpapers; binding moderately rubbed and worn; owner bookplate; text block solid; contents very good throughout; 24 black and white plates [some with multiple images]. USGS Monographs Volume XXXIX. [NOTE: CON - I.M.] Shelved in Case # 1; IM consignment.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1976. First edition. Tall quarto, 352pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG-/VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Soiling to jacket, particularly at rear and spine. Abrasion to front panel of jacket. Price clipped. Light foxing to text block and half title page. Binding is sturdy. Inscribed on the front free end page to notable African art collector Paul Tishman. LR CONSIGNMENT. NOTE: Due to size/weight of item, additional shipping fees may apply. Shelve: ART - AFRICA Spine is cream with black text.
Berlin: Jens Jahn, 1994. First Edition. Large Quarto; VG-/No jacket hardcover; Gray spine with black lettering; Some light wear to the edges, bumping at corners; Binding is tight; Some small scratches/smudges on the lower edge of the text block, interior is clean; 527 pages. 318 B&W plates. NOTE: TEXT IS IN GERMAN and SWAHILI LR Consignment . Give tag to Allan. Oversized book. Additional S/H may be needed for expedited/international orders/.
Neuchâtel: Editions Ides et Calendes, 1969. First edition. Folio, 284pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG-/VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Minor age-toning to jacket, and light sunning to spine. Light foxing to margins of text. Binding is sturdy. Text is in French. NOTE: Due to size/weight of item, additional shipping fees may apply. LR CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: Front table Spine is white with black text.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1890. First edition. Octavo, 431pp. Hardcover in VG- condition. Spine is pale green with gilt text. Bumping and shelf-wear. Boards encased in a protective mylar sheet. Mild rubbing and abrasions to illustrated cloth-bound boards. Previous owner's book-plate to front paste-down end page. Minor soiling and age-toning to end papers; text otherwise bright and clean. Binding shakes gently but is sturdy. YF Consignment. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company/The New York Botanical Garden, 1965. First Edition, Second Printing. folios, 2 volumes; VG; Two-book set in VG- slipcase; boards are green with darker green title-blocks and gilt lettering on spine; beige case; The two books together make up the first volume of six total in THE WILD FLOWERS OF THE UNITED STATES series. mild wear to corners and spine ends of both books; some wear to slipcase; heavy, please contact for shipping information; consignment; shelved above historiography.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company/The New York Botanical Garden, 1966. First Edition, First Printing. folios, 2 volumes; VG; Two-book set in VG- slipcase; boards are rust with darker red title-blocks and gilt lettering on spine; beige case; The two books together make up the third volume of six total in THE WILD FLOWERS OF THE UNITED STATES series. mild wear to corners and spine ends of both books; some wear to slipcase; heavy, please contact for shipping information; consignment; shelved above historiography.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company/The New York Botanical Garden, 1966. First Edition, First Printing. folios, 2 volumes; VG; Two-book set in VG- slipcase; boards are brown with darker brown title-blocks and gilt lettering on spine; beige case; The two books together make up the second volume of six total in THE WILD FLOWERS OF THE UNITED STATES series. mild wear to corners and spine ends of both books; some wear to slipcase; heavy, please contact for shipping information; consignment; shelved above historiography.
Tarzana, California: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1923. 8vo., 322 pp., VG/VG-; DJ, spine tan (age-toned), tan and brown pictorial DJ with red and orange lettering; chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine, "Grosset & Dunlap" stated to tail of spine indicating a First Edition Reprint DJ; rubbing to edges of DJ, with slight material loss to corners; all four corners of flaps slightly clipped, covers protected by mylar; red cloth boards with black lettering; bumping/chipping/rubbing to head and tail of spine, mild fading to spine (lettering legible), and sun toning to front of jacket;"A. C. McClurg" stated to tail of spine indicating a First Edition; boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy, rubbing to edges and corners; age-toning and shelfwear to text-block; very mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; pub. 1923 by A. C. McClurg stated to title page, LP consignment; shelved Case 13/window.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1930. Authors Autograph Edition, #442/1000. Octavo, xvi, 436 pages; VG-; 3/4 bound in publisher's faux vellum with light blue paper boards, gilt lettering to spine; mild rubbing and wear, primarily to head and tail of spine, spine edges, corners; top edge of text block cut, others uncut; SIGNED on Limitation page by both Byrd and the Publisher; BL consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1923. Limited First Edition [#110/2000]. large 8vo., 312 pp., VG-/VG-; dark green matte DJ, black lettering to spine, somewhat metallic maroon lettering to front cover; chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine and corners of DJ, open tear to top edge of back cover; tearing towards middle of spine (black illustration to spine mostly obscured), piece of green paper taped to interior of DJ as a repair attempt; price uncut "$7.50" to top right corner of front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine, gilt lettering and illustration to front board; bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, no shelf lean; mild wear to boards, slight cocking to boards, starting hinge between pp. 166-167, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; red top, beveled fore-edge, stippled bottom-edge, wear/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning to black and white pictorial endpapers; mild age-toning to margins of interior (text clear and legible), occasional creasing to leaves; frontispiece and black and white plates to interior protected by tissue guards; tissue guard to frontispiece stuck to title page towards bottom of gutter; pub. 1923 by McBride & Company to title and copyright pages, No. 110 of 2000 copies of the First Edition stated to copyright page; consignment; shelved Front Counter.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942. First Edition, First Printing. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 283 pages; G/Fair; SIGNED on front endpaper, blue cloth boards, slight moisture stain to fore-edge of front board and jacket. Book has tight binding, clean text block, light shelfwear and bumping to bottom edges. Blue DJ with black titles on spine has significant wear and chipping to edges and extremities; sunned spine, about 1/4 inch missing at top and bottom of spine with open tears at corners. [Modern First Consignment] Shelved in Netdesk office, above ephemera.
Cleveland: The world Publishing Company, 1966. Facsimile edition. Tall quarto in vellum with cloth ties; King James I coat of arms on front cover; pale blue case, velvet lined, with black and white illustration on front cover; VG/VG; case has moderate soiling and slight mark in the back; book in very good condition; slightly slanted forward due to thick vellum; includes pamphlet with historical introduction and bibliographical notes; shelved on front table; GP consignment; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1896. First Edition. 8vo., 401 pages; G; bound in publishers aqua cloth, spine has white lettering; rubbing to corners, sun-fading to spine; ads in rear uncut; slight fraying to head and tail of spine; water-stain to upper fore corner, going through entire volume, stain to front cover and rear cover, very small amount on interior, does not impact text; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; boards shaken, with webbing partially visible on pastedown gutters; MA consignment.
Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1892. First edition; illustrated with 17 plates and map;. Thick quarto in 1/2 brown marble hardcovers and red leather; VG; six-band embossed spine with gold letters; moderate soiling and shelf wear with some fraying along edges; frontispiece illustration; engravings clean; folded color map at the end; pp. 684; in French; shelved in Case # 1; please contact us for shipping costs; IR consignment.
London: Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1810. Fourth edition. 10mo in dark brown leather; six-band spine with gold gilt; VG; moderate shelf wear and soiling; previous owner's initials on ffep; frontispiece engraving and vignettes throughout; age-toned paper; text in tight print; pp. 247; shelved in Case # 3; GP consignment.
New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1956. First edition. Folio, 457pp + plates. Hardcover without jacket in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Minor shelf-wear to black cloth-bound boards. Portion of inner flap of dust jacket is taped to paste down end page. No markings or creases to the text. Binding shakes gently but is sturdy. NOTE: Due to size/weight of item, additional shipping fees may apply. LR CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: alcove Spine is black with gilt text.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1963. First edition. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black and orange print; DJ has mild edgewear, age-toning; Boards in red cloth and black cloth with silver and red print, mildly cocked spine, smudge to bottom edge, else clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; 272 pages, illustrated (b&w). BL consignment.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1977. Octavo; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with brown print; DJ in mylar, mild edgewear, mild peripheral tanning, slight spotting to bottom corners, price-clipped; Boards in red and black cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by Bob Hope on the front flyleaf; 271 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w). BL consignment.
New York: Random House, 2005. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white print; DJ has slight edgewear/shelfwear but is clean and bright; Boards in blue paper and black paper with gold print, slight bumps to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by author McCain on the title page; xviii, 311 pages. BL consignment.
New York: Random House, 2004. Octavo; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, cream with black and gold print; DJ has mild smudges to front and spine; Boards in cream paper and cream cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by author McCain on the half-title page; 209 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w). BL consignment.
New York: Random House, 1978. First edition; signed. Thick octavo in green cloth with black DJ in brodart; VG/VG-; DJ has an open tear on front cover and spine; minimal soiling; good binding; previous owner's inscription on ffep; author's signature on title page; text and paper clean; pp. 865; RK consignment; shelved Case 6.
San Francisco: Printed for Williams Andrews Clark, Jr., by John Henry Nash, 1928. Limited Edition. 4to., 8vo., 2 volumes in slipcase; VG; spine of 4to. vellum with gold lettering, teal paper over boards, 8vo. teal paper, spine vellum with gilt lettering; housed in teal slipcase; some shelfwear and fading to slipcase, faint writing with '109' on corner, probably referencing copy number; a limited edition of 250 copies, of which this is number 109; frontispiece of pope; tipped in at the front is a slip of paper that states 'with the compliment of / William Andrews Clark, Jr. / Christmas, 1928'; under tipped in slip are four words, comprising of a name and 'Butte, Montana'; 8vo. is a hardcover facsimile of the 1711 original publication, owned by John Drinkwater, with his name and 16 lines of notes in his hand reproduced in facsimile on the front endpaper; EM consignment; shelved case 10.
Paris: Editions Albert Morance, 1956. First Edition. Folio; Fair; 16 pp. of text and 50 plates illustrating 79 works of art, housed in the original portfolio; brown cloth spine with gilt text; yellow papered boards with photographic image to front; brown ribbon tie closure; cracking to spine at joints, but but not detached; duct tape mends to interior at spine; slight sunning to exterior; heavily rubbed corners; text block consists of disbound illustrations in paper wrappers; images slightly toned; arts- non Western. NOTE: This heavy oversize item will incur extra shipping costs; LR Consignment.
New York: The Viking Press, 1962. Limited First Edition. 8vo., 10 pp., VG/G-; pamphlet with light brown paper dust jacket with red and light brown lettering on the cover; small red mark to bottom of cover, "STEINBECK" written vertically front and back along the spine, tearing to head and tail of spine, wear and minor soiling to dust jacket; small stain at the top of front free endpaper, half-title page, and title page; interior clean except for rusting to two staples at hinge with rust staining to hinge on pp. 7-10; limited printing of 3,200 copies stated on printer's imprint/copyright page; black and white frontispiece photograph by Paul Farber; KT CONSIGNMENT; shelved Case 2.
New York: The Viking Press, 1943. First thus. Small octavo, 568pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG-/VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Edge-wear to jacket, including minor chips and creasing to extremities; heavier creasing and soiling to rear jacket panel. Clothbound boards are clean. Previous owner's inscription to front paste down end page, otherwise no markings or creases to the text. Spine slightly cocked. Binding is sturdy. Scarce with dust jacket. KT CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: CASE #8 Spine is predominately beige with dark red text.
London: Gagosian Gallery, 2004. First Edition. thin 4to., 44pp., [12 pp.], VG/no DJ as issued; gray and black pictorial paper boards; minimal wear to boards: slight cocking to spine, slight bumping to corners, boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; contains many full-color glossy plates, interior all but pristine; First published, published in conjunction with the Winter Pictures 2004 exhibition; 2 pp. frontispiece featuring a facsimile of Twombly's signature; TL consignment; shelved Front Table.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924. First thus. Quarto, 148pp. Hardcover without jacket in G+ condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Vellum over boards. Head edge gilt. Rubbing and soiling to boards. No markings or creases to the text. Boards bowed. Binding is sturdy. Includes numerous tipped in plates. TJ CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: CASE #0 Spine is vellum with gilt text.
"Antony and Cleopatra," staged in 1948 and starring Katharine Cornell and Godfrey Tearle. 8X10" mat finish photo signed and inscribed by Tearle and Cornell, 12X9" souvenir program signed by Cornell and inscribed to Mrs Schellhase and signed inside by some of the other cast members. Condition of photograph and book both is Very Good. Schellhase's Restaurant in Baltimore MD, owned by C H Otto Schellhase and Frieda Schellhase, operated from 1924 to 1980 and is "remembered for its heavy draperies and even heavier food." H.L. Mencken made it famous as the meeting place for his Saturday Night club. Mencken's influence led many in the world of the arts to gather there. Henry Fonda and Margaret Sullivan were married in Baltimore in 1931 and had their reception at Schellhase's. Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne ate there every night while touring in "The Taming of the Shrew." The walls of Schellhase's gave testimony to its popularity with theatre types, being covered in signed photos of the many Broadway and Hollywood performers who stopped there in the 1930s, '40s, '50s and into the 1960s. -Shelved in Graphics Bins, in clear vinyl sleeve [Schellhase consignment].
New York: Canaveral Press, 1964. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Light blue spine, black and white text; Speckling on some edges around paste downs; DJ is intact under protective archival cover; rubbing and/or scratching along corners, edges, and covers, notable light blue, thin scratch along tail edge of front cover that wraps around to back cover, closed tear on left corner of spine's tail, prominent wrinkles along tail of back cover with minor wrinkles on head edge, inside slips are age toned; Text block is clean, lightly age toned, text legible, illustrations clear, pages durable; pp 208. LP Consignment. Shelved Case 13 or Window.
Toronto, Ontario: Total Sports Canada, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 226 pages; VG/VG; spine silver with blue and silver lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; dust jacket with mild wear; SIGNED flat by Wayne Gretzky on half-title page; BL consignment; shelved case 10.
Paris: The Obelisk Press Books, . Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in brown faux-leather with brown cloth boards; age-darkening to spines; spines have two brown labels with gilt lettering; pages age-toned, as usual for post war paper; colophon's read 1948; volumes 1, 2, and 3 only; JC consignment; shelved above case 0.
Bruxelles: n. publ. 1910. Folio; 290 pp. Bound in modern buckram; leather spine label. Odd volume. With folding maps, 29 pages of plates, many illustrations in the text. VG; some sunning to spine, sunning and soiling to boards; interior clean and tight. Text in French. LR Consignment. additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1918. First Edition, Second Printing. 8vo., 350 pp., VG/no DJ; green cloth boards, gold lettering to spine and front board; bumping to head and tail of spine, mild cocking to spine; bumping to corners; mild foxing to text-block; boards slightly shaken, starting hinge to front board, binding sturdy; "A. C. McClurg & Co." to tail of spine measures 1 1/8 in., indicating a Second Printing of the 1918 ed.; frontispiece; LP consignment; shelved Case 13/window.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin Company, 1922. First separate edition. Small octavo, 27pp. Stapled wraps in VG- condition. Spine is thin and textless; book in clear bag. Light chipping and creasing to wraps; moderate soiling and foxing, particularly to rear wrap. Minor foxing to front flyleaf. Text otherwise clean. Binding is sturdy. YF Consignment. SHELVE ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934. Quarto, xvii-444 pages. Hard cover light green cloth boards with no dust jacket and with a protective slipcase. Very good/Very good. Tight binding. Age yellowing to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Light shelf wear to boards and minor scuffing around the bottom edge of the spine. Slipcase shows light shelf wear, light staining, and light rubbing. The spine is lightly sunned. Introduction by Sanki Ichikawa. YF CONSIGNMENT. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL.
Wien: Josef Belf, 1935. 16mo; good+/none; tan marbled spine with gilt lettering; professionally rebound with new boards and endpapers; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 79 pp.; illus.; medium toning and foxing; else very good; ---TEXT IN HEBREW AND GERMAN. Consignment. Shelved in Case #4.