London: Christie's, 2001. Quarto: VG/VG: Red spine with light bluish gray text: DJ are clean and show minimal shelfwear, some very small tears concentrated at corners: Boards are strong and clean with very light bumping: Textblock is clean and free of markings, tears, folds, etc., 2 volume set, Books are auction catalogues for the sale of Abel E. Berland's library and contain many color and black and white photographs of the auction contents: Part I 259 pp, Part II 307 pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
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New York: Metropolitan Art Association, 1914. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, tattered corners and spine caps, hinge tear to top of front, small hole in hinge to center of front, shelfwear; Text block has hinge tear along front and rear endpapers, pencil annotation throughout; compilation of five auction catalogs titled: Part I, Lincolniana, first section; Part II, Thackerayana; Part III, Civil War; Part IV, Lincolniana, second section; Part V, Lincolniana, thirds section, the portrait collection; Cover title: Lambert Catalogue; various pagings, illustrated.
New York: D. Appleton, 1858. American Reprint Edition. Octavo; 80pp; 66pp; 66pp; 79pp; together bound in rebacked green cloth spine preserving original blind-stamped cloth boards; old corner wear remains; owner name and date on front endpaper; contents occasionally soiled; some coloring to illustrations (irregularly rendered); overall a very good copy. [Spine; gilt title on green cloth].
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1843. Octavo; Fair; Paperback; Spine, tan, no print, paper chipping to reveal binding; Cover is tan with black print, chipping to edges, smudging, water stains; Text block has water stain to pages throughout, tanning to paper; "Price One Shilling"-- cover; 76 pages, frontispiece (port.). NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 3, in Netdesk office.
London: G. Kearsley, 1783. First edition. Small octavo in 3/4 orange marble and brown leather; VG; six-band spine with gold letters; moderate, general shelf wear on boards; closed cut on ffep; open front gutter; binding strong; paper wobbly with occasional foxing; text clean; pp. 302; shelved in Case # 7.
n. p. n. publ. n. d. Thick Octavo; pp 648; Fair/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; leatherette binding; boards have rubbing to corners; slight sunning to exterior; text block has age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; slight writing to ffep; cracking to front gutter.
Carlow: Visual Centre for Contermporary Art & The George Bernard Shaw Theatre. Quarto; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with white print; Boards in grey cloth with white print, bumps to corners and spine caps else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 79 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (chiefly color). [Shelf: Sculpture].
London: George Routledge and Sons. first edition. Thin octavo in brown hardcovers with country illustration on front cover; in good condition; front open gutter; paper slightly faded with minor foxing; each page illustrated in black and white drawings with legend at bottom; pp. 96; shelved in Children section.
Ronkonkoma: Ars edition, 1984. 32mo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green without print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, clean and strong; Text block has ink inscription on front flyleaf; 28 pages (folded leaves), illustrated (color). NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 3, in Netdesk office.
New York: Allen D. Bragdon Publishers, Inc., 1986. 12mo; unpaginated; VG/no-DJ; red spine without text; glassine wraps show slight wear; cloth has minor wear to exterior; slightly age toned papered front with red text and illustration; very slight wear to edges; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; color illustrations; interior clean.
Madrid: Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, 1965. Text in French; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Red spine with black letters; Covers have edge wear and chipping at corners, as well as occasional scuffs, insides of covers age toned and have foxing; Textblock age toned, with spotting and foxing around edges and on end papers, first thirty pages approx. have small moisture stain at bottom, text interior clean; 669pp.
Moonachie, NJ: Lladro, 2006. Fourth Edition. Octavo; pp 872; G+/paperback; black spine with white text; out of print; covers show slight rubbing to exterior; small sticker to rear; slight creases to spine and front joint; intact panels; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Valencia: Lladro Comercial, S.A., 2006. Small Quarto; G+; Red spine without text; 111 plates; cloth has slight sunning to exterior, minor scratches and light rubbing to boards, bumping to rear fore edge, minimal wear to edges; text block has cracking to binding at front hinge, as is; interior clean; Spanish and English text;.
London: Princeton University Press, 1954. First. Octavo; G/G-; Tan spine with black text; Previous owner's name on front free endpaper; DJ is age toned inside and outside, sunned with 0.5 inch tear at top front edge and other edge wear; Boards have rubbed surfaces and corners; Textblock is age toned; pp 476.
London, England: The Travel Association, 1949. 2nd Edition. 8vo., 47 pages, illustrated, maps; VG-; illustrated cover with brown print, some spotting, stains, corners bumped, lower spine corner torn away, tear to front cover at top staple of binding, slight wear to upper and lower edges of cover; clean inside; maps of inner and outer London printed inside cover flaps.
Firenze: Centro Di, 1978. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover is tan, illustrated, black print, has edgewear and creasing to front edge, small surface tear at top of spine, mild shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, slight page curl to bottom corner, clean text; “La mostra e organizzata nel quadro delle Celebrazioni di Lorenzo Bartolini nel bicentenario della nascita, 1777-1977, ed e posta sotto l’Alto Patronato del Presidente della Repubblica”— title page; Text in Italian; 303 pages, illustrated. [Shelf: Sculpture].
The Intersynodical Catechism Committee, 1929. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Blue spine with gold text; Previous owner's name on front pastedown; Boards have rubbed exterior and corners, sunned spine and slightly frayed spine edges; Textblock is age toned with foxing on exterior edges and on first & last few pages; Pastedowns and free end papers have ex-library stamps; pp 157.
Washington DC: National Museum of American Art, 1990. Quarto; VG/VG Hardcover; Black spine with red and white text; Moderate wear to dust jacket, slight rubbing and light marks along dust jacket surfaces, dj now protected in mylar cover; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Text block clean, vivid and crisp color illustrations; 240 pp.
London: George Johnson, 1914. Octavo; VG; softcover; white spine with staples; covers age toned some shelfwear, some edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, pink pencil mark on front, folding crease running vertically down front, sun toning on front; text block age toned, penciling on pages 708 and 709; 16pp.
New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1837. Octavo; Fair; hardcover; rebound in brown cloth, blind stamp designs, gilt tooling, gilt lettering; boards slightly bowed, significant shelfwear, significant edgewear, general soiling, bumping on fore edges, rubbing and bumping on fore edges and spine edges, open tears on fore edges, closed and open tears on spine edges, damp staining on front and rear, spine sun toned, soiling in interiors; text block age toned, foxing throughout, foxing on exterior edges; xi, 362pp.
Oslo: Magiske Cirkel, 1946. Octavo; VG-; softcover; grey spine with staples; covers have general shelfwear, general edgewear, creasing down center of front and rear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, folding on tail fore corner, soiling on front and rear, tape mark on rear, sun toning on head edges and spine; text block age toned, creasing throughout, closed tear on fore edge throughout; 20pp.
Hong Kong: Christie's, 2006. Small Quarto; pp 35; VG/G; red spine with white text; clear plastic slipcase with silver text to exterior; dust jacket has sprinkling of small black spotting to exterior; light fading to exterior; cloth has very light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; English and Chinese texts.
Monte Carlo, Monaco: Christie's, 1993. Small quarto; pp 262; VG-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; full title: Magnificent French Furniture, Silver and Works of Art from the Collection of M. Hubert de Givenchy, on Saturday 4 December 1993 at 8 p.m. at the Metropole Palace Hotelcloth has slight staining to spine tail edge; slightly splayed boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated.
St. Louis, MO: Bartholomew and Associates, 1932. Large Octavo; pp 118; Good; 1/4 bound black spine without text; green boards show light scratches to exterior; paper label to front; scarce; moderate wear to corners; sturdy panels; text block has light foxing to exterior head edge; small stain to front gutter of endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean; good binding;.
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929. Malay Edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Black spine with yellow text; 7 Volumes - Youth, A Personal Record & The Shadow Line (in one bound book), The Arrow of Gold, The Rover, and Victory; Cloths have slightly sunned spines with general but light scratches on exteriors with some few white spots & smudges on The Arrow of Gold and Almayer's Folly, all volumes have minor rubbing along edges with more wear at spine edges, however panels are intact and sturdy; Text blocks have darkened due to age with fully bound pages, slight wear on exterior edges with deckled fore edges; pp 1730. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Milano: Libreria Antiquaria v, Hoepli, 1929. Catalog. Folio; good/wraps-; manila spine with black text; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 90 pp.; Appendix, 85 B&W plates; general light toning; wraps, sunned; split start at joints; tears, and chipping; separation from text block; previously mended; else good; ---TEXT IN LATIN AND ITALIAN.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1927. Ninth edition. Octavo; Ninth edition, third impression 1929; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, wear to corners, hinges, and spine caps, staining to front and spine, scratching to rear; Text block has name in ink on front pastedown and half-title page, clean text; ix, 400 pages, illustrated (samples of type/fonts).
Southampton: Ordnance Survey, 1978. Fourth Edition. Small Quarto: VG/no-DJ: Cream colored spine with black text: Boards are string and clean with mild general shelfwear, some light scuff marks, front paste down has a pocket containing two maps, one the southern portion and one the northern portion of Britain in Roman Times, maps are clean and in good condition: Textblock is clean, pages are free of markings, folds and tears: Fourth Edition, originally published in 1978: 31 pp.
Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, Inc./Willow Bend Books, 2004. Facsimile Reprint. Large Octavo; pp 158; G/paperback; black comb spine; originally published in 1852, reprinted in 2004; light beige covers show slight soiling to exterior; intact panels; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
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.
Washington, DC: Printed by A. Boyd Hamilton, 1852. First edition. Folio; (2), 159 pp., printed on rectos only. Three large folding maps, backed with linen. Original three-quarter calf, brown boards, gilt spine lettering, rebacked, with original spine laid down. VG, boards rubbed, particularly at spine and corners. Some scattered foxing. Ink notation on title page: "This book corrected and revised for M.G. Emery, Alderman 4th Ward by W. Forsyth, Surveyor, 10th Feb. 1857." Facing the title page is a handwritten list of squares added or corrected, 32 squares in total. Elaborate cartographic survey of the District. Shelve in Case #1.
London: HarperCollins Publishers, 1995. First UK Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-hardcover; Black spine with white and gold text; Moderate shelf wear and age to covers of jacket, minor fraying along sides and chipping to corners otherwise jacket intact; Moderate wear to boards, binding slightly cocked, slight creasing of some pages at the top corners; Text block clean; 656 pp Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates.