Haifa: Bahai World Centre, 1978. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. lightly faded, toned in patches along the light blue DJ spine strip, navy capitals centered. light edgewearto the upper panel sides, with few tiny closed cuts. medium blue clothbound HB with stamped gilt type, sharply cornered adjacent boards. light gray fep with black rub-out mark, ffep fine. skimmed but solidly bound. ivory stock, no marks or writing, with outer edges unabraded and clear. 325 pp.
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Albuquerque, NM: Sun Books, October 1977. First Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. tall ivory wraps spine with black titling. uniquely illustrated with black engravings on ivory cover and rear. edgewear is limited to moderate handling around the thin softcover panels. discoloration is mild and textblock interior filled mainly with two-column paragraph text arragement, highlighted by small to large b/w images, photos, reprints or scanned items, like documents. light handling, softcover with edges basically clear. 274 pp. ISBN# 0895400413.
New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 2007. Third Edition. thick Qto. VG/VG. wide DJ spine and jacket front lavishly illustrated in color on white background. main title in large gilt with a flourish, between black capitals for author and b/w publisher at tail. minor shelfwear to head of DJ, adjacent panels neat. maroon clothbound HB, wide spine with several veins, tiny gray abrasions mar the spine and extremities. lavishly illustrated in color throughout the textblock. printed on semi-glossy stock, thin sheets and corners neatly aligned. no writing or marks. thick off white outer edges, unblemished all sides. 992 pp. with notes and index. ISBN# 0072965258. ARTS (GENERAL).
New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, January 2013. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. bright medium yellow DJ spine and jacket, mainly titling in black. no abrading to glossy exterior and minimal edgewear. HB is bound in black with bold stamped gilt lettering. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. softly skimmed stock, illustrations with text included frequently. 269 pp. ISBN# 9780230342248.
Washington, DC: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1985. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. bright gray/blue upper half with foaming white rapids of the green-tinted waterfall illustrate the full exterior panels of this slim volume; pale ivory titling in white uppercase. a touch worn, stressed spine ends and a touch thumbed to the outer extremities. slight curve to rear panel upper half. filled with more than 100 b/w and color figures. 167 pp. ISBN# 0886750172. ARTS (AMERICAN).
London, Great Britain: Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd., 1953. Mariners Library Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG-. turquoise tipped ends with small black titling centered on each, lengthy pictorial segment in between, extends widely across jacket front between enlarged titling on turquoise bands. tiny cuts and wear appear whitish at DJ ends and extremities. light blue clothbound HB with tiny stamped dark lettering, with 9 titled illustrations. blue tinted head-edge. a basic copy. 191 pp.
Auckland, New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd., 1995. Foreign Printing. oblong folio. VG/VG. navy glossy DJ spine with yellow tone and white titling. brightly illustrated jacket front and partial rear. some edgewear to spine ends and corners. solid, wide form of volume accomodates full page and wide panoramic views. powder blue clothbound HB, stamped gold titling down spine. decorative endsheets. profusely illustrated in color throughout, sized to fit aside b/w text paragraphs in columns. most photographs have captions. clear and excellent interior and exterior edges. 160 pp. ISBN# 1869532074.
New York, NY: E.P. Dutton, 1989. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. golden yellow DJ spine with black titling at head and foot, decorative b/w main title centered between. a montage of color images decorate the uniquely corniced and red framed jacket front; a similar display of images in b/w fills the red framed jacket rear. medium red clothbound HB with stamped silver and gold titles, adjacent panels are a bright yellow. SIGNED BY ANTEKEIER ON RIGHT FEP AND AUNAPU ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. above average shape with mid-volume gallery of color image between p. 102-103. few specks on head-edge, only. 207 pp. ISBN# 0525247572.
Great Britain: Hamish Hamilton Ltd., 1989. First UK Edition. small Qto. VG/VG-. lightly sunned DJ spine, paled shades of blue and lilac illustrated bottom half with black italicized author, title and publisher logo in the fore-ground. superficial surface impressions upon bright colorful images of jacket front/rear. snug fit over medium green clothbound HB, stamped with golden titles and boards neatly cornered. green/white decorative fep/ffep. with many illustrations, photos and images of pastoral scenes, shorelines, gardens, maps and more. light toning to ivory sections. 319 pp. ISBN# 0241123518.
New York, NY: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1976. First Edition. slim 8vo. VG/VG-. slim ivory DJ spine with faded brown/black titling and illustrated jacket front, jacket rear a solid light tan, but with large closed gash. clipped lower front inner flap. neat HB, exterior coloring and appearance matches the DJ. solid dark orange fep/ffep. lightly illustrated with no marks or writing to the interior. 58 pp. ISBN# 0060201339.
Boston, MA: American Meteorological Society, 2001. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. panoramic light blue cloud-scape between jacket wide band of black along upper and lower edges. small spine titling in black with ivory publisher just above foot. lightly rubbed, its jacket front has a small montage of illustrations beneath enlarged titling. edgewear is slight. dark blue clothbound HB with stamped gilt titles, trim and sharply cornered, thick boards. glossy white stock, SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE FACING AUTHOR PHOTO IN B/W. 142 pp. ISBN# 1878220462.
San Juan, Puerto Rico: Carimar, 1993. First Edition. Qto. VG/VG-. matte grayscale DJ panel, fully illustrated with an enlarged image of an embossed symbol and characters. chips and tiny cuts with a scuff on lower DJ strip between tiny cuts and whitish edgeworn ends and moderately to perimeter and fore-edge folds. dark navy clothbound HB with stamped silver titling, bllind stamped title on front panel, edges of both only have mild shelfwear. head-edge peppered lightly on head-edge. profusely illustrated, highlighting the ivory textblock with medium to panoramic images. 372 pp. ISBN# 0963340905.
Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Company, 1931. US Printing. large Quarto. VG/G. heavy edgewear and large tears to DJ. jacket front is toned some, but more creased and worn with a near full view of its cover illustration, and most of rear cover image. damaged DJ under clear protective cover. tall brown fabric spine, bound to illustrated board and mildly discolored rear. binding is somewhat shaken but hinge joints are intact. wispy white on blue decorative endpages. name and date of prior is printed facing title page. the subtitle : THE PICTURE STORY IS BASED ON THE PLAY OF THE SAME NAME. striking color plates, unblemished textblock. pages of text even include some bars of music notes for the piano with lyrics. very neat interior, no age-toning to sheets. thin volume exterior edges appear a basic tan, light scuffing to the panel board edges, extremities likewise. unpaginated, approx. 89 pp.
McLean, VA: Cultural Connections, 1999. Deluxe Edition. oblong Qto. VG/ - no DJ. slender dark red clothbound, HB spine is deeply stamped with gilt title in capitals, and full author in gilt. wide panels, with incised gold metallic title and author aligned centrally with decorative and thickly bordered incised frame. frame surrounds an inlaid, finely detailed cover frontispiece, in finely detailed full color. ornately patterned endsheets, very glossy and righ fep has a decorative navy frame surround a white colorblock, special to the deluxe edition with SIGNATURE OF AUTHOR. wide ivory sheets, elegantly illustrated with two column textblock mainly among other layouts and arrangments of illlustrations, quoted text and nore, images from old artwork to modern life. no interio markings. slim gilded edges, all sides. affixed dark blue silk ribbon bookmark.excellent shape, 95 pp. ISBN #0967269806.
Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1999. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. medium blue glossy DJ spine with dark yellow author, larger ivory title and tiny publisher at tail end. slate clothbound HB with gold titling. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. spine somewhat slanted to the right, binding is intact. lightly read copy, corners neatly aligned and sheets have no marks or writing. neat edges all sides. 311 pp. ISBN#0226041441.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Lester Publishing Limited, 1994. First Canadian Edition. slim oblong Qto. VG/VG. solid teal DJ spine has small orange and tiny white titling. bright illustrated covers in a rainbow of hues. edgewear is light. matching glossy HC volume and DJ alike. neat solid boards, SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR ON TITLE PAGE. clear and excellent throughout. approx. 28 pp. ISBN# 1895555744.
Cleveland, OH: The World Publishing Company, 1960. First Edition. oblong Qto. VG/- no DJ. rosy pink cloth HC, with small blue stamped titling down slender spine. lightly soiled at center of rear board, with blue sketch of hippos and flora decoratively illustrated center front cover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR:WITH DRAWING UPON HALF-TITLE PAGE. two 2" tape glue residue stains just above the inscription. generally handled, no writing to textblock interior and its drawings awash in light color. unpaginated, approx. 30 pp.
New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2008. Paperback Edition. rectangular Qto. dark gray glossy wraps spine with large white uppercase title between tiny white author and small publisher logo. chafing concentrated at wraps spine ends and moderately to thick illustrated softcovers. superficial rubbing to exterior. a celestial blend of science and art as the. b/w and color images are enlarged and have captions of text detail. most are surrounded by a thick black frame.remainder mark on head-edge. 320 pp. ISBN# 9780810995468.
Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 2004. US Edition. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. glossy red wraps spine with charcoal and white capitals for main titling between small white author and publisher at tail. lengthy vertical crease to thumbed jacket front, as is. generally handled, generally worn but no interior writing and ivory outer edges are mark free. 378 pp. ISBN# 047203037X.
Great Britain: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., 1981. First UK. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. light blue HC spine, has white and some orange title characters between mildly worn tip and tail. both covers solid, with matching bright lime endpages. graphic humor HC volume, illustrated throughout, no marks or writing, its slim outer edges unmarred likewise. approx. 45 pp. ISBN# 0340270683.
New York, NY: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1959. US Printing. small 8vo. VG/VG-. olive green DJ spine with dark green and ivory titling between tip and tail. small closed tear, large dark green illustration enlivens the solid olive jacket front and its enlarged full titling. a tinge toning to white inner flaps and jacket rear. faintly yellow speckled turquoise green spine with black titles and somewhat to the adjacent panels. blank ivory fep/ffep. b/w illustrations, all sheets skimmed generally but without demarcation. slim head-edge has a bit of exposure foxing, otherwise a light ivory for the remaining sides. 153 pp.
Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, 1982. Third Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. lightly toned ivory wraps spine with black titles at head, purple/black grapes graphic and smaller black characters at tail. illustration extends across softcover front, glossy and unabraded exterior. with figures, recipes and glossary as part of the textblock upon clean sheets, few tiny folded corners. 157 pp. ISBN# 0874511488.
McLean, Virginia: The Trinity Forum, 2011. US Printing. thin 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. maroon softcover, with stapled binding and raised gold lettering centered on maroon wraps front. lightly perused with clean ivory sheets, no marks or writing. slim unblemished edges. 44 pp. Shelve Netdesk office, ephemera box G.
New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, Publisher, 1990. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. faded ivory DJ spine with navy title, maroon author and small black publisher at foot. adjacent panels are a cream ivory shades with thick, enlarged titling. edgewear minimal, under clear protective cover. medium green clothbound HB with stamped gold titling and light green adjacent paperboard panels. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. clear and excellent textblock with purple head-edge, roughly trimmed fore-edge and smooth ivory tail-edge. 290 pp. ISBN# 0394574257.
New York, NY: Random House, 1987. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. off white DJ spine with teal and larger red titling aligned and centered above small black publisher at foot. faintly tinged edges, no cuts or other edgewear and under clear protective cover. black cloth HB with stamped gold type, adjacent boards are teal. lightly skimmed without interior marks or writing. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. neatly bound, outer edges are smooth and clear. 237 pp. ISBN# 0394551494.
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1992. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. very dark brown glossy DJ spine with purple and white titling between small white author and publisher. edgewear slight and surfacewear is minor, partly pictorial jacket front. black clothbound HB has titles stamped in silver, purple lines the fep/ffep. textblock includes 2 figures and 6 illustrations following p.118. clear interior, edges a smooth ivory. 362 pp. ISBN# 0520072804.
London, Great Britain: Trefoil Books, 1983. First Edition. small Qto. VG-/VG-. sunned dark teal DJ spine with ivory titling. light surface rubbing to jacket front and rear, appears dull. yellow tinged inner flaps, front flap clipped. medium blue clothbound HB with stamped gold titling, mild surface wear. olive fep/ffep. mild yellow toning frames the interior textblock edges lightly. 274 figures and 24 glossy full color plates. 184 pp. ISBN# 0862940354.
New York, NY: The Viking Press, November 1946. First Viking Press Edition. slim oversize 8vo. VG/VG-. faded red DJ spine with hard to discern ivory titling, partially ivory author, mid-spine subject and faint publisher. the DJ spine strip is lightly scuffed. adjacent light red jacket front/rear are both partially illustrated in b/w. some discoloration to its exterior surface and moderate edgewear. above average HB, its panels and spine are the original red, light ivory titles, with just the tip of spine a bit sunned. ivory endpages are clear, with large illustrations and text, clean sheets throughout. approx. 40+ pages. [Rockville; Shelved behind front desk].
New York, NY: Rizzoli, 1992. First US. Qto. VG+/VG. light blue DJ spine has white/black and black titling from head to foot. fully pictorial jacket front and partly illustrated jacket rear. dark green cloth HB, white spine titles and blind stamped upon front board. richly illustrated with medium to panoramic views. 223 pp. ISBN# 084781601x.
New York, NY: Random House, Inc., 1981. Book Club Edition. slim Qto. VG/ - no DJ. medium blue HC spine has pink and white titles. a tightly bound volume with pictorial outer boards, a touch of whitish wear to its extremities. small anchor stamp on left fep. filled with recipes and color photos, pages clean, edges smooth & clear alike. 96 pp.
Istanbul, Turkey: A Turizm Yayinlari, 2010. First Printing. squarish, small Qto. faintest light gray DJ spine has darker gray titles, striking blue/red floral pattern illustrates jacket front mainly, less graphics upon the jacket rear. HC is identical to the outer DJ, in similar, lightly handled shape. interior content includes a large collection of color plates. a compact and solid volume, neatly cornered with edges neat all sides. 96 pp. ISBN# 9789756445273. (NON-WESTERN ART).
Mission, Kansas: Inter Collegiate Press, 1979. Second Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. ivory clothbound HB, tall spine with stamped large black titling. black/brown drawing fully illustrates front board. off white fep/ffep, clear with brown/white and black/white illustrations, text, images and more, with basically neat, smooth edges all sides. 192 pp.
New York, NY: The Ronald Press Company, 1976. US Printing. 8vo. VG- Hardcover. dark blue clothbound HB with dark red titleblock indented from tip, thin and silver-bordered with centered silver title; author beneath and publisher obscured by coded library label affixed on top. nipped ends and adjacent panel corners. minor surfacewear to panel rear. EX-Library, stamped on fep/ffep, all outer edges, in addition to library sleeve pasted down on left fep. prior institution markings, as is. interior main textblock clean, without writing, and complete without discoloration. 607 pp.
Great Britain: Scarthin Books, 1992. New Edition Reprint. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. 8vo. VG/VG. shades of natural green and brown dominate the aerial photo of a British valley for half rear panel, spine and front jacket cover. titling is tiny bold black within an ivory textbox, bordered in fuschia and with a pink banner and miniature black subtitle., centered pink uppercase author and black publisher logo upon white colorblock at spine tail. mild edgewear. dark medium blue clothbound HB, stamped with bold title, smaller gold capitals for full author and tiny gilt publisher at tail. front and rear boards are a spot free blue cloth, striking white fep/ffep. white textblock is clear and unmarked, 130 illustrations and 9 maps highlight the chapters, with captions and text details. 316 pp. ISBN# 0907758177.
New York, NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1969. US Edition. slim, small Qto. VG/G+. toned light blue DJ spine has small black titles between worn away tip and tail with a large chip missing, publisher 'Putnam' visible just above. soiling and spotting is present, along with several large closed tears to illustrated DJ front and more heavily to the toned ivory rear.under clear cover. red cloth HB, black titles. minimal wear to ends and corners. prior owner's name upon right fep. clear, unmarked pages with bright color illustrations. slim outer edges unblemished. DJ as is. Illustrator a famous cartoonist for the New Yorker. 48 pp.
New York, NY: Warner Books, Inc., April 2002. First Printing. ** Some water damage, please see the three photos for details ** Octavo. VG-/VG-. Faded red DJ spine has ivory script for title to mid-spine; followed by black author, ivory editor and black publisher. jacket front /rear illustrated by rough-edged parchment paper, with black titling and text filled rear. negligible edgewear. dark plum HB spine has stamped gold titling, adjacent light tan panels, sharply cornered. neatly bound, clear and neat throughout. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE & LETTER TO PRIOR OWNER SIGNED BY AUTHOR. exterior edges fine. 338 pp. ISBN# 0446530085.
Great Britain: The Aquarian Press, 1983. New Edition, revised and updated. small 8vo. VG/VG+. lime and dark green speckle the entire rear, spine and front jacket as glossy background. yellow titling runs down slim DJ strip. partially pictorial in dark yellow/brown oval beneath enlarged yellow and pale yellow titling. neat ivory inner flaps. slim black clothbound HB, stamped with gold lettering--unblemished and neat panels. clean, tight copy--previous owner label at fep aside sealed hinge. lightly flipped through and clear and excellent interior. very faintly foxed edges. unaffected textblock, clear and uniformly ivory. 170 pp. ISBN# 0850303176.
Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1988. US Printing. Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. ecru wraps spine with black titling from head to foot of lightly stained spine. several reading creases descend down lengthy spine. thumbed lightly, ecru panels smudged moderately. ivory facsimile reprinted sheets with text in French language. bit or marginal notation and underlining. as is. generally used copy with 399 pp. ISBN #080326576X.
Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2011. Second Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. deep dark green wraps spine with yellow capitals for titling. illustrated softcover front/rear. gently perused interior with illustrations (figures, photos, scanned images). SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. clear and excellent, a neat and solidly bound volume. 160 pp. ISBN#9781609493653.
London, Great Britain: Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd., 2008. UK Edition. thin short 8vo. VG+/- no DJ. pale blue skinny softcover spine, mid spine titling centered :tiny bold black capitals for title and black author. pictorial wraps cover, delicately handled with 11 figures. neat white sheets, volume in approx. 8" X 6". 110 pp. ISBN# 9781903462966.
Massachusetts: Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence, 1972. First Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. "limon" green solidly shades the DJ spine, jacket front and jacket rear is fully pictorial in b/w. the lime/lemon shade contrast with black and teal titling filling much of spine and enlarged on jacket front. edgewear light, stressed edges are under clear protective cover. black clothbound HB with stamped gold titles, signature stamped in gilt at mid-panel front cover. partially tinged orange upon left fep on lime lined endpapers. interior skimmed and very clear. neatly aligned sheets and light green tinted head-edge. enhanced by few photographs in b/w within textblock. 442 pp.
London, Great Britain: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1956. Third Edition, Reprint. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. dark blue clothbound HB with stamped gilt uppercase titling between roughened fabric spine ends; adjacent boards speckled and spotted from age and exposure. foxed ivory endsheets, with pen name of prior owner on left fep. textblock within is basically clear, no marks or writing to the main interior, outer edges a mild touch of foxing. 529 pp.
Atlanta, GA: Peachtree Publisheres, 1990. First Impression. 8vo. VG+/VG+. khaki glossy DJ spine has bold teal title, small black on white subtitle segment and smaller black publisher just above foot. fully illustrated jacket front, both panels neat and lightly handled. terra-cotta clothbound HB spine has speckled tan paperboards. clear interior, outer edges all a simple smooth ivory. 210 pp. ISBN# 1561450057.
Union Mills, NC: Possum Production, Inc., 1986. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. thicker, finely waffled ivory stock, with stapled binding and illustrations upon both ivory covers, the front accented with real color. small to large figures and photos with text detail. contents includes, nature writings, stories, myth, folklore and truth stranger than fiction about the natural world. clear and excellent textblock, densely packed with text and highlighted by the figures and photos. 76 pp.
New York, NY: Metropolitan Books, 2013. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. short off white DJ spine with charcoal capital lettering, light exterior surfacewear. ivory volume HC, stamped with bronze metallic lettering. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. lightly skimmed interior, unblemished edges. 223 pp. ISBN# 9780805095180.
New Orleans, LA: New Orleans Museum of Art / Ordrupgaard, 1999. Foreign Printing. squarish Qto. VG/ - no DJ. solid turquoise wraps spine with black and white titling around a color thumbnail. lengthy reading crease and gentle wear to ends. partially sunned strip to left of softcover front. lightly flipped through with more than 130 figures with 39 color plates. no marks or writing, edges likewise. 302 pp. ISBN# 0894940732. ARTS (IMPRESSIONISM).
New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1970. Third Printing. small 8vo. VG/VG. solid ivory DJ spine with bold black titling. light edgewear follows the outer jacket and is under clear protective cover. gray clothbound HB with stamped yellow uppercase titling, light wear to its ends and extremities. bright yellow fep.ffep. light beige interior, clear. head-edge is tinted yellow. 253 pp. ISBN# 671205714.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. US Paperback Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. light blue segments with black titling border the lengthy white center block with large hot pink volume title. light abrasive contact along column sides. decorative softcover front, thumbed, with few mild creases, superficial wear. scarce as paperback. black stamp on foxed head-edge, other edges foxed lightly also. 9 illustrations/drawings in color highlight the interior. this volume scarce in paperback. 171 pp. ISBN# 684138107.
New York, NY: Crane, Russak & Company, Inc., 1973. First English Language Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG. dark purple glossy DJ spine and front/rear solidly hued panels. indented ivory title in italics, uppercase italicized author past mid-spine and tiny publisher at tail. shelfwear shows mainly as points of stress at ends, mild edgewera along upper panel edge. yellow-toned ivory inner flaps. under clear protective cover. HB is clothbound in black, stamped with silver titling. small closed tear to fabric at spine tail. clear textblock interior, chapters have 160 tables, 3 b/w plates and 86 figures. unmarked quality, edges just show minimal handling. 259 pp. ISBN # 0844801577.