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).
USA: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1973. Second Printing. small, slender 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. slim white HC, with tiny black and green titling, with blue/green/black illustrated front board. prior owner name in ink on right fep. mild surface wear to rear white board with text. with b/w figures and illustrations. 96 pp. ISBN# 0397009690.
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.
Chicago, IL: Rand McNally & Company, 1938. US Printing. square 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. simple yellow spine, no text for the 3.5" segment that descends from head and is missing for the remainder of spine. binding material appears roughened and the stapled binding visible. moderate rubbing to superficial surface and edgewear, especially to corners of the bright illustrated front board and its solid yellow board rear. a tinge of tone frames the endpapers and most of textblock sheets. right fep has bookplate of prior owner tipped in. no writing to the interior with simple illustrations in b/w and b/w/red. approx. 28 + pages. as is. (Shelved Rockville--Behind Front Desk).
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.
Washington, DC: Office of the Air Force History, USAF-/ USGPO, 1982. N/A. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. dark powder gray clothbound with stamped tiny metallic centered titling, subtitling in between tiny bulleted stars, tiny author in gilt above main publisher centered just above tail. large dent/puncture just above mid-spine at the right. enlarged gilt titling centered mostly within upper half of front board. includes 46 illustrations and photographs, titled but unnumbered, 23 maps and charts, 6 tables, all listed after table of contents with page within HB. spotless ivory pages within this compact and tautly bound volume. a patch of black from abrasive contact appears on rear panelboard. 326 pp.
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.
Westminster, Maryland: The Newman Press, 1959. Great Britain. 8vo. VG-/VG-. olive DJ spine with white and dark green titling, some minor soil patches. jacket front olive with enlarged titling and illustration in dark green, solid olive rear. edgewear is minor but inner flaps are taped down to inside cover of front and rear boards, aside some large spot foxing and small black prior owner stamps. panels are likewise taped down to the gilt stamped red cloth HB. main textblock is clean, this volume is solidly bound. brownish head-edge, less so to fore-edge, but both spotted lightly. 399 pp.
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.
London, Great Britain: Thames and Hudson, 1999. Reprint. Qto. VG/VG. glossy olive DJ spine, with large white main title centered between tiny author/photographer and publisher. fully illustrated DJ jacket front and rear, edgewear is slight. green clothbound HB with stamped gold titling, neatly cornered boards. tightly bound and brightly illustrated with 270 color illustrations on semi-glossy stock. no marks within, smooth outer edges. 224 pp. ISBN# 0500018626.
New York, NY: Basic Books, Inc. Publishers, 1976. First US Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. taupe/khaki DJ spine with large navy titling above white uppercase author and publisher. tiny chips at the head of spine, large crease and tear on upper rear panel. navy clothbound HB, silver metallic titling, dry foxing to upper volume edge and panel area. tonal striping and discoloration to fep/ffep. generally read and flipped through, but no writing to sheets, out-of-print. 266 pp. ISBN# 0465024106.
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.
New York, NY: Universe Publishing, 2000. Italian Printing. oblong Qto. VG/VG. pastel green DJ spine with small black titling. wide, pictorial color landscapes fully illustrate jacket front and rear. clipped front inner flap. moss green clothbound HB with tiny blind-stamped titling and front board. thick panels, bottom edges both dented. inscribed by previous owner on right fep. illustrated profusely within, no marks or wear. slim, clean edges all sides. 128 pp. ISBN# 0789304104.
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: Columbia University Press, 1981. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. mild red DJ spine with yellow author, editor aligned above larger curved bold white capital and hot pink publisher at tail. light edgewear with a few closed cuts and mild surfacewear, clipped front inner flap, rear flap has some folds. bright roughly red cloth HB spine and boards, with stamped gold titles. textblock interior unmarked. smooth, bright ivory edges all sides. 493 pp. ISBN# 0231050666.
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.
New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1966. Third Impression. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. anemic red clothbound volume, spine imprinted with black author, expansive title up to publisher at very end. exposure shows on HB perimeter cloth as edgewear. though moderate. front panel stamped with unique black/blue illustration. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. ivory endsheets clear otherwise, generally read through, mainly in very good condition, one p. 47-48 small crease from fold. no interior markings. graying head-edge, ivory tail and fore-edge deckle. attractive reading copy. 242 pp.
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.
London, Great Britain: Dempsey & Squires Limited, 1976. First Edition. large 8vo. VG/VG-. navy blue DJ, spine has white titles. edgewear along the outer DJ, several tiny wrinkles or creases and under clear protective cover. medium red cloth HB, silver spine and cover titles. decorative paisley navy/white fep/ffep. 21 line drawings by Fulvio Testa included within the textblock. volume in solid shape and unmarked interior and edges. 120 pp. ISBN# 0860440052.
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: D. Appleton and Company, 1910. No. I. Bookbinding. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. much rubbed and faded red cloth spine with nearly indiscrnible gilt stamped characters upon a much abraded spine; with scuffs, rubbing and shelfwear evident. light brown paperboard panels, lightly chafed edges and wear to outer corners. simple ivory endpapers, right fep has prior owner's name in ink. very clean and well preserved textblock interior, wide-margined and a solid, complete copy. rough-trimmed outer edges. as is. 342 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.