New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1897 . First Photoplay Edition. 8vo., 354pp.,  ads; VG/Poor; spine beige with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; chipping along most edges, tape has been applied along the entire upper and lower edge of the dust jacket, as well as part of the front hinge of spine; previous owners name and stamp on ffep; with image of Lugosi on rear cover; With four stills from the 1931 Universal motion picture DRACULA. Original red cloth; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
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Lyon: Ioannes Pullonus, 1547. Duodecimo in contemporary vellum boards. vellum boards are very thin and have become a little wrinkled, some soiling to boards as well, hinges starting, paste-down's coming loose, pages age-toned with occasional foxing, 177 pp. Description on title page mentions additional authors included: "Adiecimus insuper familiares Formulas, ac nonullos Erasmi Dialogos puerorum exercitatione perutiles. Sed & vocum aliquot ineptarum Catorthosin, ac compendium elegantiarum Hadriani Cardin. ab eodem Augusto Botta collectum. Atque haec omnia ne quis sibi ne quis sibi ad bonas literas deesse posthac existimet." TEXT IN LATIN. [Shelved Case 3 with vellum books, a thin volume].
Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1919. First Edition. Quarto in half leather with marbled boards. VG condition. SENATE DOCUMENTS 51: Treaty of Peace with Germany (538 pages) including four large fold out maps 85: Amendments Reported by the Committee of Foreign Relations 63: Assistance to France in the Event of Unprovoked Aggression by Germany 81: Military Occupation of the Territories of the Rhine 82: Treaty with Poland 86: Data on German Peace Treaty total 1185+ pages 66th Congress shelved in case 7.
Paris: Estienne et Fils, 1753. French translation of 1741 second edition Spanish edition. Quarto; very good copy; letterpress; brown spine with raised bands, gilt lettering and filigree; light shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; edges, tinted red; endpapers, light toning starts; chapters 1-77, part one; chapters 78-107, part two; boards, crackled; ff., XII, 280, 206 pp.; Full contemporary calf. Gilt spine and crest on front and rear boards. The French translation is the work of Veron Forbonnais, Inspector General of currencies. It is dedicated to Jean-Baptiste de Machaut Arnouville of the Attorney General and Comptroller General of Finance under Louis XV. The author paints a broad picture of trade and the Spanish navy and its American colonies. It analyzes the causes of economic decline and proposes plans to restore the normal functioning of factories and the Navy. He advocated a thorough reform of finance and solutions to curb the imbalance of trade relations between Spain, England and America; ---TEXT IN FRENCH.
Geneve: Paschoud, 1803. First Edition. Quarto; xv, 288, 17 pp illus; (2), 82, (6), 29 pp illus. Original calf; five raised bands and gilt decoration on spine. VG-. Binding slightly shaken, bumping to the corners and edges, some light fraying. Somewhat rubbed at extremities and spine. Period handwritten notes laid in at front and at rear pastedown. Spotting to the outer edges of text, pages slightly wavy; Book plate on front paste-down. Consignment. Two books bound in one volume. Shelve: CASE #3 Spine is brown with gilt text and decoration with raised bands.
Paris: J. Hetzel et Cie (Bibliotheque d'Education et de Recreation), 1902. small 4to., 395pp., 8pp. ads; VG; bound in full red canvas, gilt lettering on spine, front board, gilt text block; some mild shelfwear; beautiful mapmonde (globe) binding, colors bright; slight age-toning to pages, mild foxing throughout; text in French; LP consignment; shelved case 8.
London: William Miller, 1809. 2 quartos in boards with red leather spines and corners of boards. Both VG+. Both volumes have recently been rebound. Bindings of both volumes are solid. Small scratches on the leather of both boards. Both volumes have marbled design on edge of textblock. Former owners name written on original endpapers. Volume II contains 4 large fold-out illustrations and Volume III contains 5. Volume II contains 16 large black and white illustrations while Volume III contains 20. Volume III has some sporadic pencil markings scattered throughout text as well as some foxing. There is mild moisture damage to the last 100 or so pages of volume III. There is a crease to top corner of pages 375 to 448 in volume III. Volume II is 520pp. Volume III is 505pp. Shelve in locked case 4. Spines are red leather with 5 raised bands and gold text.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1967. First Edition, First Printing. Small Quarto, unpaginated; VG/VG-; spine blue and yellow with yellow and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; small stain to middle of front cove; INSCRIBED on title page by Westlake; One of Westlake's scarcest title, distributed almost exclusively to libraries with the library binding sticker to spine; shelved case 6.
New York: Viking Press, 1965. First Edition. Octavo, 278 pages; VG/G; Yellow jacket spine with black lettering; Jacket is toned along the spine with some sun fading to the front, residue from price sticker, front flap of jacket is price clipped. Jacket has been repaired at the upper edge with tape on the interior; Boards and binding are strong with some minimal wear/bumping to the edges; Text block bright and clean; JP Consignment; Shelved in case 2.
Venice: Stamperia Albrizzi, 1750. First edition. Octavo; 56 pp. Grey wrappers; sewn binding; frontispiece. VG; wrappers soiled and almost detached; binding loose. Author was a scholar at Padua; this treatise traces the ancient origins of Venetian coins; very few copies in book form; shelved in case #10.
Paris: Sauret, 1962. First Edition. Large quarto in slipcase; VG/VG case; Numbered 2201 of a limited edition of 4125; Off white spine with black lettering; Book is in original glassine cover which has some small tears and a chip missing; Box has light shelf wear, along the edges and the corners; Wraps are toned, interior clean; 146 plates on 183 pages; Shelved in Case 11.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1863. First Edition. Folio; Rebound in brown leather with gilt lettering; VG;832 pages; Volume contains all issues of Harper's for 1863; SOme minor wear to the boards and scuffing at the edges; Title page has been repaired and has some light tearing to the edges; No interior markings or note taking; Age toned as is typical; Item is heavy, please contact us for international or priority shipping. JC Consignment; Shelved above mythology.
Boston: P. Jewett and Company, 1852. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, 312 pages, Volume 1 only; G-; Brown cloth boards and spines with gilt lettering and illustration; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, chipping to head and tail of spine; some gatherings partially loose; foxing throughout; contemporary name 'Blanchard' written on ffep, dated 1852.; First printing, with no other printings listed on the copyright or title page. First issue points: “spilt” (rather than “spiled”) in Volume I, page 42, line 1; Hobart & Robbins shown on the copyright page.; Shelved in case 2.
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1966. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 222 pages; VG/VG-; spine blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.95'; sun-fading to spine, chipping to head and tail of spine; spine slightly cocked; small droplet stains to top edge of text block; First state dust jacket with no reviews; INSCRIBED on title page by Ross Thomas; LP consignment; shelved case 6, Dupont.
London: Thomas Maxey for Andrew Crook, at the green-Dragon in S. Paul's Church-yard, 1650. First thus. 12mo; vg/none; tan cloth spine with black text; quarter-bound style with green boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; edges, tinted red; 420 pp.; gathered in eights, A1 through Dd 4; age-toning; neat modern binding; original text block; else very good; --[Published a year after its first English issue in 1649 printed by T.R. and E.M. for John Crook]. Shelved in Case #4.
One ALS on White House stationary, dated 18 July, 1918, addressed to A. S. Burleson from President Woodrow Wilson, with his signature. The letter regards two enclosed letters that "are important about the telegraph and telephone matters." This letter is attached via two rusty staples to the two referred letters, plus the envelope for the letter. One is a 3 page TLS from Clarence Mackay, President of the Postal Telegraph-Cable Company, to Wilson. The other is a carbon copy of the response Wilson sent Mackay. Also included is a seemingly unrelated 4 page ALS addressed to Burleson regarding the telegraph, dated July 13 / 18. This letter is attached via three rusty staples to a piece of white paper; TW consignment; shelved case 0.
Cairo, Egypt: Printed at Imperial Press, 1947. First Edition. 8vo., 183pp.; VG; in brown wraps, black lettering on spine, mild shelfwear; stapled binding; last page partialy torn along gutter due to the nature of binding; INSCRIBED on ffep by Beglar to Arthur E. Callahan, First Secretary (title) to the U.S. Iraqi Ambassador, dated 27.10.47 in Cairo; Beglar was the Secretary for the American Committee for the Independence of Armenia; incredibly scarce in any condition, let alone as a signed presentation copy; shelved case 2.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1903. National Edition, #992/1050. Octavos, 18 volumes; VG; bound in uniform full 20th century dark blue leather, gilt rules and lettering to spines; top edges of text blocks gilt, others uncut; marbled endpapers, silk pastedowns; all volumes numbered on the limitation pages; interiors clean; shelved above Africa.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Mycroft & Moran, 1952. First Edition, 2000 copies. 8vo., 112pp.; VG/VG; spine black with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50; slight wear to head of spine, slight soling to rear cover; SIGNED on ffep, 'Sincerely / August Derleth'; interior clean; in excellent condition; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
New York: Random House, 1957. Limited Edition, #234/450. 8vo., 371 pages; VG; bound in tan cloth, gilt lettering on spine and front cover; wrapped in mylar covering; beveled edges; tan marbled endpapers; top edge of text block stained red; "This first edition of The Town, inscribed by the author, is limited to four hundred and fifty copies", this is number 234; volume two of the Snopes trilogy; in excellent condition; small bookseller sticker on rear pastedown; shelved case 2.
New York: Jacob H Studer, 1881. 1881 Edition. Quarto; VG; Bound in full leather with gilt titles and designs; 5 raised bands on spine; Beveled boards; Some wear along the edges and corners; Wear to bands on spine; All edges gilt; Endpapers repaired at the gutters; "One Hundred Nineteen crayon plates artistically drawn and colored from Nature by Theodore Jasper" All chromolithographs protected by tissue; All plates are excellent, only a few small tears to the tissue guards; LP consign: Shelved above case 2. NOTE: Book is heavy, please contact for international or expedited shipping.
Birmingham: Printed by John Baskerville for J. and R. Tonson, 1760. Third Baskerville Edition. large Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in original full brown leather, spines paneled with elaborate gilt accents and lettering; boards have a single gilt rule; blind roll to board edges and turn-ins; text blocks stained red; some wear and rubbing to boards, slight cracking to hinges; interiors clean; ii, lxii, 416 pages; xix, v, 390 pages; With scarce list of Subscribers, including Benjamin Franklin; Wickenheiser 702 703, Coleridge 123 203, Kohler 38 198; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1910. first limited edition (No. 82 of 150). thick, large quarto rebound in polished beige leather; VG; gilt frame on boards; six-band embossed gilt spine; boards and spine with light soiling and shelf wear; clean moire flaps with giltd frame inside boards; full size frontispiece and back engravings; text by M. le Comte de Chavagnac, Cataloger commissioned by J.P. Morgan; text and plates on thick parchment paper specially cut in the city of Arches; contains 50 plates in color, covered with inscribed legend on rice paper. with a total of 208 items fully described and organized by regions; dates ranging from 1677 to 1910; collection comprises objects from clocks, to vases, to figurines and tableware; book is in good condition with strong binding and large italic print in very fine French writing; please contact us for shipping costs; shelved case 11.
Venetiis: In aedibus Aldi, et Andreae soceri, mense Ianuario, [1521 or 1522]. Second Aldine Edition. Octavo, , 230 leaves; G+; bound in contemporary vellum, brown label with number on spine; wear and soling to boards; name in ink on ffep; mild bookworm damage throughout, primarily to margins; wide margins; text in Latin; imprint from colophon (leaf F6r); The preface of Aldus is from the 1514 edition; Greek words on leaf *4 added to this edition; Printer's device on title page and verso of last leaf.; shelved case 3.
Rome: Libraria de Fratelli de Roffi, 1727. first edition. Thick 12mo in ivory vellum hardcovers with brown letters on spine; condition: G to G-; boards show soiling from age and shelving; wide open gutter in back with board detaching from spine; spine cracked along back and front edges; interior boards heavily soiled; penciled inscription on front end page; paper heavily age-toned with foxing (not affecting text); external edges with reddish foxing; musty odor; text in tight print; pp. 614; this is a single volume containing: 4 folded plates of engravings in good condition; other smaller engravings also in good condition interspersed throughout; chronology of Roman Emperors; genealogy of Romulus; historical description of aqueducts, arches, statuary, palaces, amphitheatres, bridges, roads; in ITALIAN; shelved in Case # 3; please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris: Alphonse Leclere, 1861. first edition. Small octavo in dark brown leatherette with framed gold gilt; in good condition; 6-band embossed spine with small, open tears along edges; binding strong; ornate end pages; gilt edges; paper slightly faded; text clean; tight print; slight musty odor; pp. 219; contains 33 letters addressed from uncle to nephew, and 39 plates of colored engravings in very good condition; in FRENCH; shelved in Case # 4.
London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1911. First Edition. royal octavo, 161pp.; VG; spine dark green with gilt lettering in both English and Chinese; minor rubbing and shelfwear; uncut text block and minor chipping; Contains a frontispiece and 120 illustrations, of which 12 are in color; some browning to the endpapers, minimal browning/aging to the paper throughout the text; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by the author, 2 August, 1918; shelved case 12.
London, England: Hutchinson, 1954. First UK Edition. Octavo 176pp. hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Dust jacket protected, not clipped. DJ chipped at extremities, creasing at folds. DJ rubbed at folding margins. DJ back cover soiled, spine is sunned. Greenish tan cloth covered boards clean, bumped at top corners, some rubbing on board top edge, all else good. Red embossed title lettering on spine. Spine a little cocked. Text lightly age toned. Text clean. Small tear on page 47 margin. Binding is sturdy and intact. Shelve case 2.
London: Printed by Henry Middleton for George Bishop, 1583. Quarto, , 1247,  pages; G; 3/4 bound in brown leather, marbled boards; rebacked with new spine, paneled with burgundy label and gilt lettering; severe rubbing to boards, including edges and corners; marbled endpapers; first 29 leaves and last 9 leaves have some professional restoration to edges; title page with archival backing, some writing; four pages following title page have more wear, including slight bookworm damage and a hole; slight marginalia present; slight age-toning to pages; shelved case 3.
London: Published by Author, 1848. Fourth and Second Editions. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; Rebound in uniform 1/4 black leather, black cloth boards, gilt lettering on title label, volume numbered in gilt; housed in a VG black slipcase; Hand made marbled endpapers; Volume 1 is a fourth edition and volume 2 is second edition; Slipcase has some minor wear; Books have minimal shelf wear with some bumping on the corners; Binding tight; Text block age-toned, as is typical, with only minor wear; with numerous illustrations; TC Consignment; shelved case 1.
Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon, 1929. First edition thus. Tall quarto; 37 pp. With ten engravings by David Jones. White half cloth over green boards; gilt spine lettering. Limited edition, one of the 400 numbered copies of an edition of 470, but this copy is marked "SAMPLE" on the limitation page. Lacks the extra suite of finished engravings tipped in at rear. VG. Boards soiled; heavily rubbed at corners; previous owner's signature on front endpaper; interior slightly soiled. IR Consignment. Shelved in Case #11.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1870. First edition. Octavo, 190pp. Softcover. Six volumes in custom slipcase. Original illustrated monthly periodicals, published April 1870 to September 1870. General soiling, chipping and creasing to wraps, particularly at spines. Text is clean with only minor age-toning and foxing. Still in very good condition. Custom slipcase is quarter-bound leather and cloth with gilt text and five raised bands. Bindings sturdy. G.G. CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: CASE #4 Spine is tan leather with gilt text on red-brown accent.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1928. First Edition, First Printing, Early State. Octavo, 212 pages, 8 pages ads; VG/VG; spine beige with blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; small closed tear to lower edge of rear cover, Some interior repair to jacket tears along lower edge and spine, mild shelfwear to corners, head and tail of spine; First Edition, with blank endpapers, red cloth cover, white spine, Rogers art on dust jacket, 7 titles on front flap; presumed early issue from 1929, due to the 7 titles on the front flap listing through 'The Secret of the Caves and the 8 titles on the ad in the rear listing through 'The Mystery of Cabin Island'; in excellent condition; LP consignment; shelved case 14.
New York: Random House, 1951. Limited Edition, #Out of Series/750. 8vo., 286 pages; VG; 3/4 bound in black cloth, marbled boards, gilt lettering on spine; wrapped in mylar covering; top edge of text block stained gray; "This edition of Requiem For A Nun is limited to seven hundred and fifty numbered copies, signed by the author", this copy is out of series; in excellent condition; shelved case 2.
Lübeck: L. Jauchen, 1642. First Edition. 8vo., 670 pages, ; VG; newly rebacked, previous spine and boards preserved; cracked brown leather spine, black label with gilt lettering; paper boards, gilt seal embossed on front cover; moderate wear to boards; illustrated title page; second front endpaper has a full-page handwritten biography of Paul Fleming in German; possible ex-library, with stamp on recto of title page for Biblioth. Regia. Berolinensi.; small green stamp on recto of title page and on last page, reading "Friedr Wilh. / Pfeiffer / Breslau"; Richard Friedrich Johannes Pfeiffer (1858-1945) was a German physician and bacteriologist, known for his many fundamental discoveries in immunology and bacteriology. Among them, he discovered bacteriolysis and it went on to be known as the Pfeiffer Phenomenon. Later in life he held the chair of hygiene in Breslau from 1909-1925, when he retired.; Fleming's Teutsche Poemata (Poems in German), was published posthumously in 1642, and was later renamed Geistliche und weltliche Gedichte (Spiritual and Secular Poems); NA consignment; shelved case 0.
Philadelphia PA: Franklin Survey Company, 1943. First. Elephant Folio; VG-; Three quarter leather binding; Gilt lettering on spine, leather title with gilt lettering on front board; Wear to leather spine, some missing leather and fraying at corners and head/tail of spine; Cloth boards are faded, with some rubbing; Plat maps separated by cloth tabs with gilt numbers (1-34, Street, Sub-div, Index, Utility); Interior in great shape, all colors bright, minor wear to the text block edges and light toning; 34 double page plates backed by linen; Extremely scarce item. Shelved in Poster Bin; NOTE: Book is heavy, please contact us for international and priority shipping;.
Brooklyn, New York: Museum of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts & Sciences, 1912. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 72pp.; VG; spine olive with gilt lettering; front board has gilt lettering, pastedown image; mild bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; top edge of text block gilt; profusely illustrated from b/w photographs throughout; shelved case 11.
Vinegia: Presso Altobello Salicato, 1601, 1602. Duodecimo; two volumes bound as one; (16), 143; 46 pp. Original vellum of the period. Vellum soiled and age-discolored; endpapers soiled, and show some pencil notes from previous owners; worm hole and some abrasions to title page; interior generally clean and tight; Very Good overall. Shelved in Case #3.
London: W. Griffin, 1770. First edition. Quarto; vg+/none; brown leather spine with no text; ex libris, bookplate, front pastedown; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 23 pp.; illus. frontispiece, "The sad historian of the pensive plain", oval engraving, title-page; light age-toning; text block edges, gilt; endpapers, blue marbling; front fly leaves, loose but holding; boards, gilt borders, inside, double lines; outside, singles; board edges, gilt; panels, rubbed; chipping; else very good. Case #0.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1950. First Edition. CONTENT: [SIGNED] New York: Simon and Schuster, 1950. First Edition. 231 pages. Signed and dated November 12, 1950 by Langston Hughes. "The character whose nickname is Simple first appeared in a weekly column I was writing in 1943. He simply started talking to me one day about the war, Hitler, the draft, Shakespeare, and getting up earlier than necessary in the morning. Much of the material is derived from actual conversations heard or overheard in bars and on the corners of the largest urban Negro community in the world, reflecting not the Harlem of the intellectual or the professional, but that of the ordinary man in the street, the basic Harlemite who may not always know, but too often lives, those lines from the blues: When you see me laughing, I'm laughing to keep from crying. LANGSTON HUGHES CONDITION DETAILS: 8vo., 231pp.; VG/G+; spine tan with green and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, bumping and chipping to corners, head and tail of spine, crack on spine, including part of tail missing; price uncut; interior clean; top edge of text block blue; SIGNED by Hughes on ffep, "Sincerely~ / Langston Hughes / Oxford, / Nov.12, / 1950."; shelved case 2.
Paris: Librairie De Brissot-Thivars, 1819. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG-; bound in wraps, of a faded rose color, handwritten black lettering on spine; pastedowns of both volumes are pages from other books, tape partially used to attach; some wear to pages, including some fraying to pages; half-title and title pages present in both volumes; some pages uncut; interiors clean of writing; shelved case 7.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1961. Inaugural Edition. Octavo, xxiii, 266 pages; VG-/Fair; spine white, gold, and blue with blue, red, and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.95'; dust jacket has been torn completely across the front cover, taped together with non-archival tape that has bled; dust jacket has mild wear to head and tail of spine, some creases and folding to lower edge of front cover; small fold to front flap; small stain to ffep; SIGNED flat on title page by Ted Kennedy and Caroline Kennedy; BL consignment; shelved case 5.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1909. First Edition. 4to., unpaginated; VG; bound in white vellum with gilt lettering and gilt, green, and red vignettes on front board and spine; 30 tipped-in color plates in a green decorative border with printed tissue-guards, including frontispiece; ties missing; top edge gilt, others uncut; this edition is limited to five hundred copies, signed by the artist and numbered, of which this is number 45?; foxing throughout, does not impact color plates; bookplate belonging to Jacobi R. W. Robinson on inside front board; boards curving, as is typical of vellum; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
New York: R. H. Russell, 1900. First Edition. 4vo., xxxi, 298pp.; VG; bound in publishers paper boards with tan cloth spine, gilt lettering on spine; spine shows light bug flecking, paper split over one forecorner; front board has a large cover label pasted on, bright and unrubbed; protected with a plastic covering; pages are uncut along the fore edge; minor bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; bookplate of Collin Armstrong on ffep; ; interior clean; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; with eight plates by Parrish, plus cover picture; in uncommonly nice condition; shelved case 1.
London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1920. First Edition. 4to., 128pp.; VG; spine vellum with gilt lettering and a gilt geometric design tooled on; bound in full vellum with gilt pictorial of a young lady and title; frontispiece; of the limited endition of 250 copies signed by the illustrator, this is number 69; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; 12 color plates and 12 monotone plates; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1891-1895. First Edition. Elephant Folio, 16" x 20"; Fair; housed in a binding made with two plywood boards and a clasp made from an old belt; brittle paper, as usual; Includes 163 of the 175 plates, including the plate 135 supplements, lacking plates 161-175, each plate is a two page folding map/illustration; lacking the 29 page preface, indexes and introductory material, as well as 2 page errata sheet listing additional authorities for the maps not listed in the original index.; with 25 of the original 35 title pages; misbound, with title pages usually followed by 5/6 plates, as expected, but not always the 5/6 plates called for on the title page; DG consignment;.