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Small Quarto; G-/no-DJ; Red spine w/o text; Boards has moderately rubbed & slight frays on exterior and some wear at corners, as well as slightly sunned exterior, but overall intact; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with the appearance of wear, small tears & foxing on first and last few pages, pages are fragile but fully bound, deckled fore edge; pp 399. French language. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Dayton, O[hio]. B. F. Ells, 1840. New Edition. Octavo, 240 pages; G+; bound in period brown calf boards, newly rebacked in matching brown calf, ox-blood label with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing to boards; with frontispiece portraits of Lewis and Clarke, illustrated with 14 woodcut illustrations; entire printing somewhat light; mild foxing and age-toning to pages; small ownership stamp on rear endpaper; shelved case 1.
Journal of the American Institute of Architects, 1963. Quarto; VG-; hardcover; brown spine; boards strong, slightly bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, general soiling, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, open tears on spine edges and rear fore corners, spine sun toned, interiors age toned; text block age toned, soiling on exterior fore edge; 95pp.
Washington: William A. Harris, 1858. Thick Octavo; G/no-DJ; Light brown spine with gold text on a dark red bar; Boards are moderately sunned with slight rubbing along edges and corners, overall intact with strong panels; Text block has previous owner's book plate on front pastedown and has darkened slightly due to age and handling, with otherwise unmarked pages with tight binding; pp 1024. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1903. Small Quarto; pp 424; G-; brown spine with gilt text to red and black bars; full leather binding; odd volume; exterior shows rubbing scratches to spine and panels; slightly splayed boards; modest rubbing to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; light foxing to endpapers; large tear defect to rear endpapers; interior has slight toning toward edges; illustrated;.
Paris: Galerie Louise Leiris, 1965. Booklet; pp 66; G/paperback; beige spine with black text; covers have faux dj flaps; exterior shows some age toning toward edges; slight soiling to exterior; moderately rubbed edges; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; illustrated with numerous black and white artworks; interior clean; French text; arts - collection.
New York: Bloch Publishing Company, 1927. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, wear to corners, spine caps, bottom edges, slight spotting and shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, age-toning to pages, clean text; "The Judaeans"-- cover title; 216 pages.
Directorate General of Press and Information. Quarto; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, gold without print; DJ is gold with gold print and portrait, tear to rear, edgewear; Boards in padded cream cloth with brown print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for vendor label on front flyleaf; unpaged, frontispiece, chiefly illustrated (portraits, some color).
New York: Kaikodo Gallery, 1999. Autumn 1999 issue [Periodical]. Quarto; VG/no-DJ Paperback; Grey spine, silver text; Covers are clean, show light shelf/edge wear; Textblock is age toned along edges, text and illustration clear and legible; pp 338. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.
New York: Kaikodo Gallery, 2000. Spring 2000 Issue. Quarto; VG/no-DJ Paperback; Grey spine, silver text; Covers are clean with light-to-moderate edge/shelf wear; Textblock clean, age toned, all text and illustrations are clear and legible; pp 357. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.
Inscribed to Mrs "Schelhasse" and signed by Katherine Cornell on the cover, and signed again on the inside (3rd signature is a facsimile, see photo for details) This 12X9" souvenir book contains 15 photos of Cornell, 13 of them in character, made from about 1931-1942. Some of these roles were in shows that never played on Broadway. The overall condition of the book is Very Good, with a couple of light scuffs and some foxing to the front cover. All of the writing on the book is Miss Cornell's. Schellhase's Restaurant in Baltimore MD, owned by C H Otto Schellhase and Minna 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 Sullavan 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. See our catalog for more items from the Schellhase collection.
"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].
Nurnberg, Germany: E+R Kistner. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ wraps: Red spine with no text. Spine shows considerable chipping, covers show fraying at corners, scuffing: Textblock has darkened with age but is free of markings, tears etc: Book appears to be an auction catalog for the artist, contains many photographs of her work with corresponding notes, pamphlet in book appears to be price list for auction from a New York seller: TEXT ENTIRELY IN GERMAN: ART COLLECTIONS: 88 pp.
Katholiek Filmfront, 1938-1939. First Edition Thus. Quarto; 452pp; [4pp]; full brown cloth; no dustjacket; covers soiled; bottom joint has a five inch split beginning at crown; hinges tender; owner name in ink front endpaper; contents a bit toned but very good overall; text clean and unmarked. [Spine; brown titles on brown cloth].
United War Work Campaign. Large rectangular poster with white edges and blue illustration on dark beige background. The illustration is mounted on the poster board. Image shows three men in military uniforms. The drawing is at the top portion of the poster dated 1918, signed by M. Leone Bracker. Beneath the drawing, dark blue text reads: ‘Keep’em smiling! help War Camp Community Service’; other text below reads: “morale is winning the war”. Red and blue circular emblem to the lower left, states: War Camp Community Service. Last text at bottom of poster states, United War Work Campaign. Condition: Good-. Some wrinkles to edges. Two repaired defects toward top of illustration. Slight foxing with age toning at top right edge and at left side toward edge. Dimensions w 28.75 in x h 43.75 in.
Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1856. 18mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, bottom portion at hinge torn away; Boards in brown embossed cloth with gold print, worn, exposed corners, spine caps torn away, portion at bottom of spine torn away, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, name in pencil on front endpapers, significant amount of foxing throughout; viii, 120 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
United Federation of Doll Clubs, 2016. Quarto (oblong); VG; Hardcover; Spine, tan with blue print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 181 pages, illustrated (color). [NOTE: Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
London: HMSO; Hasrrison and Sons, 1908. Revised. Octavo; vg/none; red cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex library, stamps; minor edge wear and bumping; text block clean; 477 pp.; tables; edges, red sprinkles; light foxing and toning starts; binding shaken; spine sunned; spot discoloration; else good.
London: HMSO, 1935. First Edition. Octavo; xiv/736pp/xx; VG/none; original printed orange boards and tape-cloth spine. Owner name top board and pencil mark, contents very good throughout with ads front and rear. Laid in is a 4pp Amendment No. 1 with the official stamp of the 12th Battalion, London Regiment, dated 20 Jan 1936. [Spine; black letters on orange cloth tape].
Cambridge, MA: Maurizio Martino Publisher, n.d. Reprinted. Small Quarto; pp 397; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; full title: The Kress Library of Business and Economics; Catalogue, 1777-1817: Giving Data also Upon Cognate Items in other Harvard Libraries; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Cambridge, MA: Maurizio Martino Publsiher, n.d. Reprinted. Small Quarto; pp 412; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; full title: The Kress Library of Business and Economics; Catalogue Covering Material Published through 1776 with Data Upon Cognate Items in other Harvard Libraries; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Milano: Pubblicazioni dell'Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 2002. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with off-white text on a blue panel; Covers have some slight shelf wear such as lightly rubbed edges with otherwise clean and sturdy panels; Text block shows light wear on exterior edges due to handling with tight binding; light pencil toward front of text; pp 484. Italian text.
Crots: Association des Amis de Boscodon, Abbaye de Boscodon, 1987. 3e edition. Octavo (oblong); 3e edition; G+; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover is tan with black print, light edgewear, slight smudging to front; Text block clean and tight; Text in French; variously paged, illustrated (b&w).
Milano: Biblioteca di via Senato Edizioni, 2004. Quarto; pp 142; VG-/paperback; red spine with white text; covers show slight soiling to exterior; light sunning to exterior; faux flaps; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; arts - Italian; Italian text.
Paris: H. Agasse, 1805. Quarto. Full tree calf binding with gilt lettering and ornamentation on paneled spine; hand-printed blue and white end papers. The text block is clean, and the leaves are printed on one side only. The volume presents a number of plates from an earlier dictionary of fine arts, which depict tools, techniques, and studio scenes for various categories of fine art. Condition: Good only. The binding shows minor fraying, scratches, and shelf wear consistent with age. Several plates are detached but present or damaged: “Composition et Expression” has been tipped in and then cut out with no damage to the plate. Plate 13 under Dessin [Drawing], “Jambes et Pieds,” has been cut out and then tucked back into the book in its original place. Plate 1 under Sculpture en Bois [Sculpture in Wood], “Vignette, atelier du sculpteur en boise, et outils,” has been removed and cut into three sections. As it originally depicted three separate images on a single page, only one of the three images was damaged in this process, but the printed title that accompanied the image has been lost. In addition, the final page of the table of contents has been removed and cut down slightly, but the page is tucked into the volume and there is no damage to the text. Two plates are absent from the book. Plate 8 under Gravure en taille-douce [Intaglio], “Gravure en manière de crayon,” has been removed. Plate 38 under Dessin [Drawing], “Proportions de la Vénus de Médicis,” is likewise absent. Dimensions 9.25 x 12 x 1.375 inches.
Paris: Fayard, 1985. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; CONTENTS: L’Histoire de Dom Bougre, Portier des Chartreux — Mémoires de Suzon, Soeur de D.B., Portier des Chartreux — Histoire de Marguerite, Fille de Suzon, Nièce de D.B., suivie de, La Cauchoise; Text in French; 471 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Bruxelles: Credit Communal, 1989. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Covers have some rubbing on exterior due to handling with lightly sunned spine and head edge, minor rubbing along edges, otherwise panels are intact and undamaged; Text block show slight shelf wear due to handling with light smudges but pages are intact with tight binding; pp 386. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. Arts-Sculpture. French text.
Paris: 1912-1919. Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text on red bar; Boards are fragile with moderately rubbed spine and cracking along spine at gutters, rubbed & slightly fraying edges & corners, slightly sunned exterior with some tears along fore edges; Text block has darkened along edges due to age with slight foxing on first few pages, otherwise unmarked pages throughout. French language. Aisle 7.
Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1974. Thin Folio; G-/no-DJ; Blue spine without text; French language; Boards are covered with mylar which is cracked and broken as well as yellowing in tone, boards have rubbed edges and corners with sunned, age toned exteriors, however planks and spine are sturdy; Text block has light age toning along edges, however pages are unmarked; Large print; pp 97. Arts - French.
Milano: Vita e Pensiero, 1983. Large Octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with black text; Italian language; Covers have lightly sunned exterior & spine with moderately rubbed edges & corners, otherwise sturdy; Text block is slightly age toned along exterior edges, otherwise pages are unmarked; pp 299. Arts - Italian.
Managua: Cultural Promotion Fund, Banco de America, 1976. Quarto; pp 238+182; G-/paperback; dark beige spines with dark brown text; full title: La Guerra en Nicaragua (The War in Nicaragua) Segun, as reported by Harper's Weekly, Journal of Civilization, 1857-1860 and La Guerra en Nicaragua (The War in Nicaragua Segun, as reported by Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1855-1857; slipcase has come chipping to edges; staining and soiling to exterior; covers have some toning to exteriors; noticeable foxing to rears and edges; text blocks show light toning to exterior edges; interiors unmarked; good bindings; illustrated; English and Spanish texts.
Bergamo: Centro Culturale San Bartolomeo, 1978. Small Quarto; G+/no-DJ; Off-white spine with black text; Covers have slight age toned exterior edges with minimal wear or rubbing on exteriors, fully intact & sturdy; Text block has only light shelf wear, pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 97. Arts-Italian. Italian language.
Milano: Credito Romagnolo, 1995. Quatrp; VG/G+; Burgundy spine with white text; Dust jacket shows edge wear, some spot stains, half inch close tear near head of spine; Boards are foxed, spot stains that overlap with stains on dust jacket, undamaged; Foxing along head edge of text block, age toning in margins of pages, otherwise clean and undamaged; Italian language; Renaissance art; 300pp.
Paris: Editions Nilsson, n.d. 12mo; pp 310; G-/no-DJ; 1/4 bound light brown spine with gilt text; gilt decorations spine; sundarkened spine; marbled boards show slight sunfading to exterior; some rubbing to joints and edges; minor chip to spine head edge; sturdy boards; text block has some toning fore and tail exterior edges; cracking to gutters; illustrated; French text;.