New York, NY: Federic Fell, Inc., 1972. US Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG-. sunned b/w DJ spine and jacket front. large gray characters in uppercase, densely fill the strip between smaller white author and publisher. creasing and moderate edgewear to DJ, which is under sheer protective cover. dark yellow clothbound HB with stamped black titling. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. neat ivory sheets, neatly aligned corners and textblock clear throughout. 173 pp. ISBN# 811902080.
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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.
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.
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.
New York, NY: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. Publishers, 1971. First Edition. tall Qto. VG/VG. solid black DJ spine with dark yellow and ivory bold uppercase lettering with small gold symbol and tiny white publisher. large closed tears, creases and tiny cuts/flaws jacket-wide; DJ under clear protective cover. slim clipped front flap, semi-pictorial rear flap. black clothbound HB spine, gold stamp titling, blind-stamped covers, both boards sturdy. contains over 700 black and white reproductions. unmarked and edges neat. 332 pp. ART (DRAWING).
Minneapolis, MN: Nodin Press, 2000. First Edition. Qto. VG+/VG. scanned 'pigskin' leather grain is background to DJ spine and frames the jacket front color image and rear b/w images. DJ spine titling is in black accented light yellow uppercase lettering, with tiny white capitals above b/w logo at tail. glossy HC is an exact match, solidly glossy and with only a touch of wear to bottom corners. no impressions to the panel area. INSCRIBED/SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. with more than 450 photos included among the clear and excellent textblock. 192 pp. ISBN # 0931714877.
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.
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.
Great Britain: Colin Smythe Limited / American University of Beirut, 1972. UK Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. turquoise DJ spine and panels; white titling centered and aligned at mid-spine, brown publisher centered above tail. minimal edgewear, under snug clear protective cover. powder blue clothbound HB with stamped small gilt titling centered, a touch worn at both ends. EX-LIBRIS: prior owner bookplate tipped in on right fep. endpages age-toned, ffep has a roughly torn out left and much scuffed right side. textblock interior ivory and with some b/w illustrations on glossy stock. basic ivory edges, few spots. as is. 356 pp. ISBN# 900675551.
New York, NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, Inc., 1971. First American Edition, English translation from the Original Italian. Qto. VG/VG. sunned ivory DJ spine with titling at tip and tail, but a faded pale orange, between a lengthy strip of color pictorial segments. a neat montage of images in rows brightly illustrate the jacket front and rear. original bright bold red with black titling just below the upper edge. under clear protective cover. price clipped wide front inner flap. bright poppy red clothbound HB with gold-stamped tilting, fep has many dusty smudges, few marks and prior owner's address label with ink date. flipped through lightly, binding strong between sturdy boards. faintly peppered spotting to head and fore-edge. as is. 432 pp. ISBN# 9780004350219.
London, Great Britain: Hamish Hamilton, September 1967. Second Impression. Qto. VG/VG-. black DJ spine with red and white titles between gently worn ends. light abrasions to extremities and some peeling of thin laminate at shelfworn edges. dark forest green cloth, lengthy black segment coats most of spine, gilt-stamped type. light porcelain endpapers. interior includes 73 color plates and 429 reproductions in monochrome. edges; 502 of his paintings in this book. all sides a touch toned. 272 pp. ARTS (British).
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.
Sacramento, California: The California Native Plant Society, 1987. US Printing. Qto. VG- / - no DJ. light ivory wraps, spine with black titling and taped down code label at its foot. lightly curling, partially pictorial softcover frnt and rear appear thumbed at corners. prior owner's name and EX-LIBRIS stamps upon half-title page. p. 630 and rear have adhered scanner labels. b/w textblock, highlighted by figures and tables. based on a conference held at the Capital Plaza, Sacramento, CA, November 1986. no interior markings. head and tail edge clear; thumbed and faintly smudged fore-edge. 630 pp. ISBN# 0943460123.
Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2007. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. glossy brown HC with white title between tiny white authors and red publisher. condition excellent, study boards both without impressions. tightly bound, bright copy without marks or writing to textblock, smooth unblemished edges all sides. 272 pp. ISBN# 9780765616401.
New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 1990. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. dark plum DJ spine with bold white title between light gray author and publishers indented from head and foot. superficial impressions are excess rubbing and exposure, no damage to jacket front/rear. some foxing inside jacket. dark plum clothbound HB with stamped gold tilting, adjacent boards are plum paperboard. the textblock is free of writing and the exterior edges are foxed. 223 pp. ISBN# 0060630884.
New York, NY: Academic Press, Inc., 1972. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. maroon clothbound HB with gilt titling imprinted into spine. gently worn at head and tail, lightly bumped corners. prior owner name stamped on right fep. skimmed textblock with infrequent pencilling. slipped in newsprint shows wide yellowing mark between last sheets of volume. 294 pp. ISBN# 0122889509.
New York, NY: Hippocrene Books, 1988. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. ivory glossy DJ spine with wide navy title between tiny red author and navy publisher. very smooth jacket front/rear, shows negligible wear. sky blue cloth HB with stamped gold lettering, adjacent panels, neatly cornered. right fep INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. solidly bound, minimally handled and sheets/edges very clear. 210 pp. ISBN# 0870525794.
Kent, Ohio: The Kent State University Press, 2006. US Printing. oblong Qto. VG+/VG. short spine, tiny yellow authors, white uppercase title, subtitle in yellow. wide panoramic jacket front with centrally aligned titling in the foreground. just superficial wear to both covers only. deep russet orange cloth HB, dark teal metallic titling. fine fabric covers the wide panels. inscribed by previous owner on right fep. SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND PHOTOGRAPHER ON TITLE PAGE. illustrated with vibrant color photography. 160 pp. ISBN# 9780873388733.
San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2002. First Edition. petite 8vo. VG+/VG+. glossy medium green DJ spine past mid-spine, with white title, gold-tone lettering for author lies over the white tail segment with small black publisher. jacket front is color pictorial. dark green HB, gold titles fill the slim spine. dark mustard yellow fep/ffep. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. lightly handled copy. 152 pp. ISBN# 9780787963927.
Berryville, VA: Blue Ridge Press, 1949. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. large green volume in matching slipcase. slipcase spine end detached but present; medium green clothbound HB with centered gilt-stamped type, titling segmented by several gilt bands. abover average shape, exterior wear to ends and extremities is slight. trim, very clear, neatly aligned ivory sheets make up the textblock, highlighted chapters with 20 titled illustrations including frontispiece. lightly foxed head and tail edges. 443 pp. in green slipcase, with paste down label in foxed ivory, centered black titling on slipcase spine. upper slipcase spine is cut neatly, visibly separated. as is.
New York, NY: Hafner Press / Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc., 1976. Facsimile Reprint. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. light sage green clothbound HB, with stamped darker green titling centered down spine. abrading is light to ends and corner points. tonal discoloration to fep/ffep is slight. clear fair ivory textblock stock, securely bound with minimal edgewear. 368 pp. and indexes. NOTE : VOL. 9 of the the CONTRIBUTIONS TO HISTORY OF GEOLOGY by Robert Jameson.
Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1993. US Printing. small Qto. VG/ - no DJ. pale purple glossy HC with black titling down spine. ombre shades of purple with thin black curves illustrate the front and rear HC panel background. a few dents to the sturdy glossy HC panel edges, else complete and clear interior with many tables and figures. volume outer edges have written prior owner name in ink. 624 pp. ISBN# 0849344964.
New York, NY: Kundalini Research Foundation, 1977. First Edition, Indian Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. ivory DJ spine with bold black uppercase title between auburn author and publisher. gently chipping tip and tail, pictorial covers' corners as well. bright red clothbound HB with stamped gold titling, with matching, thick cloth panels. darkened fep/ffep hinge area; toning to adhesive. skimmed lightly, with a few drawings, main textblock is unmarked. 108 pp.
New York, NY: Grand Central Publishing, October 2013. First Edition. Qto. VG/VG. sheer parchment paper in a light cream yellow as protective cover. some visual clarity to DJ shows the incised copper lettering from tip to tail of HB spine beneath; further titling imprinted and centered in bold copper above and beneath a delicate b/w family picture on the jacket front, adjacent to neat inner flaps with text. centered titling in silver, embossed to match the front panels. HB is basically unblemished and white clothbound. silver gray endsheets. profusely illustrated, with much text details, captions and even quotes. medium to large and two-panel wide views, collated with few pages in solid-muted tones between sections. sturdy boards and neatly unblemished edges, b/w striping all edges. 352 pp. ISBN # 9781455544806.
USA: Good Earth Publications, 2011. Homestead 3rd Edition. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. glossy sage green wraps spine with bold white uppercase title between smaller black authors and publisher. neat, with minimal exterior wear. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. lightly handled, without interior writing, few illustrations around the text. outer edges clear, this softcover is in above average shape. 312 pp. ISBN# 9780984338207.
Chicago, Illinois: Triumph Books, 2013. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. medium yellow glossy DJ spine with color pictorial square near head of spine, white on small red block segment and proiminent, large bold navy and red titling fill the remainder to small publisher at tail end. negligible edgewear. blue HB spine, imprinted bold gold type, adjacent panels a bright yellow, sharp-corners. clear bright interior, with gallery of b/w images, following page 114. crisp, clear and solidly copy in like new shape. 274 pp. ISBN# 9781600788598.
Washington, DC: Acropolis Books Ltd., 1973. US Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. very good volume in acceptable jacket. solid white DJ spine with abraded DJ spine ends, title in lowercase red/black 3-D effect word art and followed by thin uppercase black authors, just above blue logo and tiny lowercase black publisher. much creased and with tiny closed tears, chips and moderate shelfwear. bold celestial blue and white graphic of nebulae and stars, enlarged red/black title on front mainly, enlarged thin black author lettering, all characters centered upon front jacket with chafed perimeter. under clear protective cover. HB is dark crimson red, stamped with titling to match the exterior DJ spine, ends are worn, just as corner points. reinforcing strip front inner hinge, clear ivory ffep. a darker ivory uniformly through textblock, just as the exterior sides/edges. 279 pp. ISBN # 874911478.
New Delhi, India: Gyan Publishing House, 1999. First Reprint. 8vo. VG-/VG.TWO VOLUME SET. Volume 1: green/white pictorial DJ background, spine and jacket front titling in white. sun faded DJ spine strip, with volume number in b/w just below head of spine. remainder under clear protective cover with minimal edgewear. black clothbound HB with stamped gold lettering down spine between gently bumped ends. beige fep/ffep. clear and excellent interior, just head-edge with a smudge. 543 pp. Volume 2: green/white pictorial DJ background, spine and jacket front titling in white. sun faded DJ spine strip, with volume number in b/w just below head of spine. rest of DJ protected under clear cover with minor edgewear. simple black cloth HB spine, stamped in gold between lightly abraded ends, adjacent panels, its thin edges are mildly abraded. light beige fep/ffep. textblock interior clear. head-edge is discolored in a few spots and a smooth white fore-edge and tail. 544-1064 pp. TWO VOLUMES, with shared pagination. ISBN# for the set is 8121206715. ASIA (INDIA).
Paris, France: OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, February 1972. Revised Edition of the original 1968 First Edition, Belgian Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. glossy silver wraps spine and softcover front/rear. DJ spine is very smooth and glossy with tiny black lettering centered. excellent quality, with no impressions to glossy covers, faint edgewear to corners. text contains figures, tables and examples. no marks or writing to the interior. thick unblemished edges, all sides. 258 pp.
Memphis, TN: Guild Bindery Press, 1996. First U.S. Edition. small Qto. VG+/VG+. wide black glossy DJ spine with orange, red accented and thinly underlined in white and followed by small white author; tiny pale ivory characters for publisher. jacket front and rear show no impressions, barely handled, perused interior volume. HB is black luxe coated cloth with gold stamped titling, sharp-cornered. thick textblock, very crisp sheets through 562 pp. ISBN# 1557930600.
Washington DC: Library of Congress, 1977. 1st. small 8vo, 16pp, on laid paper in a like envelope. Very Fine condition. Exhibition catalog for the Lessing J Rosenwald collection of 45 vellum books displayed at the Library of Congress in 1977. List with a description of the items as well as a short article on vellum. Limited to 1600 copies.
Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1969. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. sunned light yellow DJ spine with faded red centered segment with blue spiked tip and tail between small black uppercase author and ex-library, with taped down segment, 2.5" colored in bright yellow. mild spotting and whitish scuff to jacket rear. medium blue clothbound HB spine with stamped gilt titles, adjacent boards have inked in black tabs along upper and lower edges of both boards. prior owner writing in script upon left fep, black/ivory bookplate affixed to right fep, embossed on right fep. large blank ivory pastedown on left ffep. flipped through lightly without marks/writing. pale blue tinted head edge.161 pp. ISBN# 292784163.
Flagstaff, Arizona: Northland Press, 1986. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. solid black DJ spine with bold ivory main title between beige author and publisher. b/w pictorial jacket front with large white title and beige authors. minimal edgewear, snug DJ over light brown clothbound HB with stamped gold titling; neatly cornered. light beige endpapers, clear skimmed textblock. gallery of b/w images between p. 99-114. clear and excellent through 273 pp. ISBN# 087358395X.
Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, 1986. Limited edition, 1 of 1,000 copies printed. thin oversize 8vo. gray/white pictorial wraps cover, red/black rear with stapled binding. gently handled, slim and clear and excellent interior. no marks nor writing to the textblock highlighted by b/w stills and photos. 28 pp. part of University of Minnesota, Wilson Library, Special and Rare Books Collection. 28 pp. Shelved above Ephemera section.
Millwood, New York: Sagapress, Inc., 1986. First Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. DJ spine faded to light gray with dark green capitals for title between black author and publisher. light khaki frames the thinly black bordered color botanical illustration on jacket front, light surfacewear to panels. purple clothbound HB has stamped metallic type down spine. light fading to its purple cloth boards' edges, no abrading. illustrations include 11 color plates with 36 black/white plates. flecked ivory fep/ffep. lightly foxed head and fore-edge. 145 pp. ISBN# 0898310288.
Goodyear, Arizona: Saguaro Publishing Company, August 2010. First Edition, Third Impression. 8vo. VG+/VG. red/white striping, dark blackish brown and dark red segment tipped tail illustrate DJ spine between extended cover-wide illustration; titling down spine is in blue, red and white. dark red clothbound HB with stamped silver titling, boards like new and sharply cornered. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. solidly bound, clear and excellent textblock within. edges fine all sides. 492 pp. ISBN# 9780984099108.
Cambridge, Maryland: Tidewater Publishers, 1969. New Illustrated Edition, Third Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. bright orange DJ spine with heavy edgewear to ends and panel edges, some large closed tears. medium blue clothbound HB, stamped gold titling between pushed in ends and a touch worn to corners. decorative b/w endsheets. frontispiece and 13 illustrations within clean ivory textblock. faint gray tone to edges all sides. 565 pp.
Hartford, Connecticut: The Connecticut Historical Society, 1986. US Printing. Qto. VG- / -no DJ. powder blue wraps spine with centered bright yellow/black outlined title between white author and publisher. whitish edgewear to spine ends and softcover panels. thumbed wraps corners. left fep has prior owner plate adhered, some transference to half-title page. profusely illustrated in b/w, images small to panoramic, with text details aside. throughout textblock stock semi-glossy with no marks. 317 p. ISBN# 0940748908.
Asbury Park, NJ: Schuyler Press, July 1938. U.S. Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. teal clothbound HB, spine no titles, front board has centered gilt title and full author, mildly rubbed. a touch of gray frames the fep/ffep. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. neat interior, with illustrations, including b/w plate portrait and four b/w figures on semi-glossy ivory between pgs. 32-33 and 144-145, and series of tooth drawings within the text. some pen and marginal pencilling. as is. 172 pp.
Taiwan: Magajaros Studio Books, June 1997. First Printing. thin 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. thin glossy wraps with faux grain in shades of blue. no impressions to covers, spine smooth with centered black uppercase titlng. lightly illustrated compilation, poetry and prose in a mix of fonts and with b/w illustrations within the textblock. in great unmarked shape, inside and out.145 pp. ISBN# 057151314390.
New York, NY: Schirmer Books, 1997. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. dark blue DJ spine with thin golden yellow capitals and script centered between white author and publisher. illustrated jacket in b/w pictorial and green/ivory patterned. dark navy clothbound HB with adjacent pastel green/flecked paperboards. clean and excellent stock, illustrated throughout. 267 pp. ISBN# 0028647300.