Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
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Amsterdam: Jean-Louis De Lorme, 1699. First French Edition. 12mo., , 249 pages; newly bound in 1/4 brown leather, brown cloth boards, paneled spine with green label and gilt lettering; title page has two stamps for a Cabinet De Lecture, or reading room; title page also has a pen scribble line underneath the word 'voyage,' not impacting any text; two sheets of contemporary blue paper bound in, presumably publisher's wraps; lacking engraved frontispiece; large folding map present, in excellent condition; CM consignment; shelved case 3.
Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 3.
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.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1992. Octavos, 11 volumes; VG; bound in fine genuine brown leather with bright gilt spines, black and red labels with gilt titling, and gilt decorative motif on covers; each volume with matching motif; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; shelved above Easton Press.
London: London Printing and Publishing, n.d. (1859). Quarto; xvi, (xii, index and list of illustrations), 546 pp. Leather spine and corners over cloth, with gilt spine decoration and lettering; all edges gilt. With vignette title-page, three partly-colored double-page maps, and many other steel engravings. Very good; some rubbing to spine; boards somewhat soiled; scattered foxing throughout; heavy foxing to title pages and endpapers. IR Consignment. Shelved in Case #9.
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1914. First English Edition. 12mo., 590 pages; VG; flexible red cloth boards with gilt text on front and spine, rebacked with spine and boards preserved; archival repair to advertisement leaf; piece of tape to frontispiece map; George Allen & Unwin Ltd London publication information pasted below Baedeker; text block marbled; mild wear to hinges and extremities; 40 maps, 78 plans; attached ribbon bookmark; title page states 1914, ads in front list books up to 1923; shelved case 9.
Lugduni Batavorum: Elzeviriana [Elzevier], 1630. First Edition. 32mo, 245 pages; VG; bound in contemporary vellum, vellum clean and in excellent condition, title written at top of spine; engraved title page; binding tight, 2nd ffep torn out, pages clean and free from marking, rear paste down has come loose revealing several pieces of a music manuscript used in binding; shelved case 3.
Leipzig: Ferdinand Hirt and Cohn, 1885. 2 octavos in cloth. Both VG-. Boards of both books slightly warped. Corners of boards bumped and frayed. Scuffing and stains of a white chalky nature on rear boards of both volumes. Marbled design on edge of textblock. These two books contains volumes 1,2,3. Some dents to the boards of both books. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout text. Black and white photo on frontispiece of first book. Bindings of both books are solid. 980pp total. Shelved in case 9. Spines are brown with silver text.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 228 pages; VG/VG; spine gray with red and blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$19.95'; text block clean; Inscribed on the ffep by Václav Havel, with his characteristic heart next to his name; shelved case 5.
Vienne: De L'imprimerie Imperiale et Royale, 1815. First Edition. Small Quarto, , 334,  pages; VG; bound in 3/4 leather, green label with gilt titling, tree calf patterned paper boards; pattered endpapers; small bookplate to front pastedown; mild scattered foxing; wide margins; minor archival repair to fore edge of page 1; mild rubbing and wear to boards; With a Preamble, 121 Articles, and 18 Annexes; with errata in rear; text in French; shelved case 7.
New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1935. First Edition. 8vo., 308pp.; VG-; spine black cloth with faded gilt lettering; mild shelfwear, including minor bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; gutter partially visible on half-title page; pencil markings on pages 31/32, rest of book clean; small bookstore sticker on front pastedown; ffep and rfep both have maps of the USSR; scarce; Fischer, a journalist, wrote this while working in the USSR as a reporter for The Nation, before his disillusionment with Communism; shelved case 9.
Annapolis, MD; Newport, RI: Naval Institute Press; Naval War College Press, 1994. Octavo; pp 567+469; VG; red spines with black text; no jackets; 2 volumes; cloths show mild wear to exteriors; light sunning to spines; minor rubbing to corners; strong boards; text blocks have minimal wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; illustrated;.
[Washington, D.C.]: [United States Department of State], Circa 1933. Typescript Copies. Folio; hundreds of pages of typescript copies of memoranda bound in an old black memoranda portfolio gathered at spine; contents are occasionally annotated and include 1) Russian governmental indebtedness to the Government of the United States; 2) Russian governmental indebtedness to American citizens; 3) Private American claims against Soviet Russia; 4) Question of Communist propaganda; 5) Treaty rights essential to the welfare and protection of American nationals in Russia; 6) Russian Government property in the United States; 7) Annual imports of Russian origin; 8) Statements by Litvinov. [Shelved 12 Folio].
Staunton, VA: The McClure Company, 1925. First edition; signed. Small quarto in burgundy hardcovers with gold letters and gilt; VG; moderate shelf wear and soiling; paper age-toned; text clean in large print; pp. 230; signature and dedication on ffep; previous owner's signature inside front cover; centerfold photographs and frontispiece; shelved in Case # 9.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 788 pages, VG-/VG-; dj, white spine, black lettering: mild overall wear to dj, occasional small closed tears to edges of covers, approximately 1" tear to top corner of back cover, mild rubbing to back cover along hinge, "45.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, orange cloth boards, dull gold lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, small open tear to cloth to top edge of back board; mild age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; INSCRIBED by Kostof to half-title page; shelved Front Table.
Pristina, Kosovo: Zëri, 1999. First Edition. Thin octavo paperback, 192 pages, VG-; gray paper covers, small black lettering to spine: mild overall wear to covers, mild cocking/creasing to spine, binding strong; covers protected by plastic covering; INSCRIBED by Ramush Haradinaj, prime minister of Kosovo and former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA/UÇK); shelved _.
Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1983. Second Edition. 4to., 318 pp., VG-/G+; dustjacket, orange and black pictorial spine and covers with white lettering; chipping and tearing to head and tail of spine, and to edges and corners of dust jacket; parts of dust jacket missing to head and tail of spine, and to middle of fore-edge of back cover; tear towards bottom corner of back cover; dust jacket protected by mylar; hardcover, golden brown cloth-covered spine and boards, with gold lettering to spine, brown and black pictorial endpapers; imprint of title to top half of front board; bumping to head of spine; cocking to spine; staining (likely water damage) to head of spine and to bottom edge of front board; slight rubbing to top corner of fore-edge of text-block; age-toning to margins; shelved Window or Front Table.
Moscow: n. publ. 2001. First Edition. Quarto; pp 118; G/no-DJ; black spine with white text; cloth has slight wear to exterior; sticker residue to lower spine; some scratches to rear; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; interior clean; arts - Russian.
New York: Random House, 1963. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 570 pages; VG/G; spine black with red and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$6.95'; some rubbing and wear to jacket, including chipping to head and of spine, corners, edges, wear to hinges; Inscribed to ffep by Dan Kurzman to Chalmers Roberts; shelved case 1.
London: John Murray, 1881. Octavo in green boards, Good/No DJ: minor shelfwear, some bumping to head and tail of spine and corners of boards, some superficial scratching to exterior of boards, spine cocked, front and rear hinges have splits starting; gutter cracked at pages 32-33, 48-49, 128-129, 144-145; previous bookseller's sticker affixed to front paste-down, gift inscription in pencil on printer's blank, previous owner's name and date written in ink on half-title page, some foxing and age-toning. Includes folding map at rear to illustrate the Treaties of San Stefano and Berlin: some abrading at edges, map is foxed, but no loss to map itself. Text clean. [Spine has green background and gilt text.] eb/nd shelved case 9.
Moscow: Physical Culture and Sports, 1984-1986-. Three volume hardcover set. Published, 1984, 1985, and 1986. Octavos. Faux leather red and brown spines with gilded text. G+ to VG- condition. Boards strong, clean, bumping to corners, general shelfwear (see photos for details); Textblocks slightly agetoned, previous owner's name on endpaper of 42-56 volume, otherwise clean. Text entirely in Russian, with numerous illustrations and some B&W photos. 314pp, 394pp, 362pp.
Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press/Stanford University, 1976. Octavo; pp 269; G/G-; blue spine with white text; full title: The Russian Rockefellers: The Saga of the Nobel Family and the Russian Oil Industry; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; some chips front tail edge; sticker residue to lower spine; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior; rubbed edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; ex-library stamp to exterior head and tail edges; ex-library stamps inside; slightly cocked spine; pictorial endpapers; illustrated; missing rear endpaper.
Munich, Germany: Drei Masken Verlag, 1925. First Edition. Octavo hardcover in Good condition only. TEXT IN GERMAN. Ex-libris, previous owner's bookplate and name on front endpapers. Heavy foxing to edges of text block, and moderate foxing to endpapers and periphery of pages. Binding shakes but holds together. Moderate shelf wear & bumping. General soiling to cover. Bowing to front and rear boards. B&W photographic illustrations. All else is good. - [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
London: C. W. Beaumont, 1930. First Edition. Octavo, 140 pages, G+/no DJ; black cloth boards, gold lettering and illustration: boards age-toned dark brown, mild overall wear, boards cocked, starting hinge to boards (backing visible), binding sturdy; chipping to head and tail, bumping to corners; faded marbled top, deckled fore- and bottom-edges, age-toning/wear to text-block; mild age-toning to interior, text occasionally faded yet clear and legible, some illustrations affected yet clear; ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; shelved Case 10.
Claremont, California: The Key Books Publishers, Inc., 1930. First Edition. 9vo., 186pp.; VG/Poor; spine tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, numerous flaws and tears. Dust jacket broken into four pieces, with each flap separated and a tear through the spine. The entire lower half of the spine is missing, as well as the head. Text on spine and front cover unaffected. All edges show chipping and wear; age-toning to pages; INSCRIBED by Dederich Navall on the ffep, dated '5-7, 1945.', SIGNED on title page as both Dirk Gora and Dederich Navall; a novel in the form of a diary concerning Dutch immigrants to Russia and the Ukraine during the Russian Revolution; scarce, especially with dust jacket in any condition and signed; shelved H.V. Fiction.
Seoul, South Korea: National Folk Museum of Korea, 2006. First Edition. Oblong octavo, 346 pages, VG-; dark gray faux-pressed paper boards, black and bright silver lettering: mild bumping to corners; mild wear to text-block, scuffing to bottom edge; interior clean, replete with photographs and other graphics; text in Korean, German, and English; complete copyright information in Korean, some copyright information also in German; fraying to silk ribbon; shelved Front Table.
Mockba [Moscow]: РЕДАКЦИОННО-ИЗДАТЕЛЬСКИЙ ЦЕНТР [Editorial Publishing Center], 1994. First Edition. 4to., 200 pp., VG/VG-; silver and black pictorial DJ with blue lettering; mild wear to covers, mostly rubbing to edges and corners, slight chipping to head of spine; navy blue paper boards, gold lettering to spine and front board; cocking to spine, shelf lean, buckling to text-block, binding strong; interior contains numerous full-color/black-and-white photographs; text in Russian, with a one-page summary of the volume in English to p. 199, "the first monographic publication on the history of Russian award weapons"; housed in cardboard slipcase; shelved Weapons.
Soka: The Ministry of Culture of Uzbeck SSR, The Khamza Fine Arts Research Centre, Soka University, 1991. Quarto; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Book in cardboard casing, spine is cream with grey print; Casing has slight edgewear but is clean and strong; DJ has slight creasing to top edge, else clean and bright; Boards in red cloth with gold print, slight bumps to top edge and to corners, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Text in parallel Russian, Japanese, and English; 333 pages, illustrated (b&w, some color). [NOTE: Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Moscow, Russia: Gosudarstvennaja Tretjakovskaja Galereja (The State Tretyakov Gallery), 2008. Hardcover Imperial Octavo; VG; Boards clean with minimal shelf ware: Text block clean, text and illustration legible and clear; pp 206. Extra shipping required for items requested for expedited/international shipping or for any items over 4 Lbs.
Washington, D.C. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965. Large Octavo; pp 614; G/paperback; peach spine with black handwritten text; volume 2, this volume only; covers show moderate sunning to exterior, mostly to spine, slight wear to exterior, slight toning to exterior edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Washington, D.C: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965. Large Octavo; pp 509; G/paperback; peach spine with black handwritten text; volume 3, this volume only; covers show moderate sunning to exterior, mostly to spine, slight wear to exterior, slight toning to exterior edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Athens: An Army History Directorate Publication, 2003. Octavo; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with black print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in green cloth with gold print, clean, shaken binding; Textblock clean throughout; "Represents a translation based on the second Greek edition, published in 1998"; xxx, 443 pages, illustrated, including folded leaves of color plates (maps).
England: Curzon Press, 2001. Octavo. VG/VG. DJ spine is blue with white text. Some shelf and edge wear to DJ. Binding solid. Former owners name written on ffep. Book contains numerous black and white photos. Corner of page 303 through 306 bent. 384pp. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
New York: The Association of Bukovinian Ukrainians, 1970. Ex library, Library of Congress; Octavo; VG/no dust jacket; Maroon spine with white text (call number); Some light spot stains on boards, call number at tail of spine, undamaged; Light dust stains along edge of text block, light foxing on end-papers, library stamp on rear end-paper, sticker from binder on rear paste-down, library stamp on page 200, errata insert at page 200, text is clean and undamaged; 200pp. Shelve in upstairs area, on shelf perpendicular to copier.
Hartford: Andruss and Star, 1815. Early reprint. Two volumes in octavo. Fair. Two volumes on a related subjects in identical bindings. The book by LaBaume is missing its title page. Worn leather covers and spines exhibit significant rubbing. Volume 1 missing part of leather along the head of its backstrip. Hinges of both volumes loose. Owner markings to front and rear end paper and pastedown of both volumes. Binding fair to good for both volumes. Text block solid, but hinges are loose. Some stains to the pages of both volumes. We are including the book by LaBaume with the book by Porter as part of a matched set. Volume 1 is 400pp. Volume 2 is to 354pp.
New York: Grossman Publishers, 1969. First Printing, Quarto; VG-/Hardcover in slipcase; Dark brown case; Heavy shelf wear and age to slipcase, fraying along corners and edges, front of case detached from lower half of case, exposing cardboard underneath; Moderate to heavy age wear to all volumes, light creasing along spine, fading and rubbing to surfaces of panels, otherwise boards are strong and clean, Binding solid, [Vol I mis-bound front pages, loose at rear hinge and cover exposing some webbing], all volumes have ivory toned pages; Text block clean Vol I - Inferno - 281 pp Vol II - Purgatory - 291 pp Vol III - Paradise - 295 pp.
New York: Guggenheim Museum Publications, 2007. Quarto; pp 181; VG/VG; red spine with white text; dust jacket show minimal shelf wear to exterior; minor bumping to edges; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; Russian text; arts - American; shelved in American Art.
Moscow: People's Commissariat of Justice of the U.S.S.R., 1937. Proceedings. Octavo, Good/none, olive green cloth spine w/ black title, shelf wear, spot staining; bumping; heavy edge wear and chipping; corners, frayed; binding loose; split starts, hinges; 580 pp.; endpapers, age-toning; boards, sunned; else good.
Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, 1843. German edition. Octavo; good+/none; brown [faded burgundy] spine with gilt lettering; ex libris, signature, Absolon; minor edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; age-toning; foxing; --v1, 548 pp.; --v2, 742 pp.; index; all edges and corners, chipping and wear; boards and spine, sunned; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN SCRIPT.
Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1988. Thick Octavo; pp 657; G+/G; black spine with white and gilt text; dust jacket has some wear to exterior; few chips to edges; mylar wrap; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; small white streak to front; lightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; creased corners of few pages; interior clean; illustrated;.
1988. Large Quarto; VG/VG-; Black spine with pink text; Dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior edges & spine with moderate rubbing on rear but otherwise clean and undamaged; Cloth has very slight shelf wear with clean, strong and intact panels; Text block shows light wear on exterior edge with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 199. Russian text.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1994. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has light edgewear, small tears to bottom of spine; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and black paper to boards, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the half-title page; xxi, 314 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Moscow: Palneta, 1978. Text in Russian and English; Quarto; G+ Hardcover w/ G Dustjacket; White spine with Black text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, wrinkling along spine edges, open tears at corners of both covers, fraying at corners of both covers, small closed tear along tail edge of rear cover; Boards strong, bumping to corners, slight bowing to front cover, some edgewear, some shelfwear; Textblock has some missing material along hinges between some pages in forward, otherwise clean; 160 pp.
Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1976. Octavo; pp 318; G/paperback; ivory spine with brown text; covers have slightly sunned exterior; intact panels; text block shows light tone to exterior edges; previous owner's name to half title page; mild defect to front hinge; interior clean; intact binding.
Prag: Friedrich Tempsky, 1871. Octavo; good+/none; black leather spine with gilt lettering and faux banding; half-bound w/green marbled boards; ex libris, signature, Absolon [author-surgeon, NIH]; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; age-toning and foxing; 216 pp.; occasional pencil notes and underlining; binding shaken; spine, joints, split starts; edges and corners, chipping and wear; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN.
London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd., 1931. First Edition. Octavo; pp 356; G+/no-DJ; dark brown spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, slight scratches to spine, few spots to boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges, light toning toward edges of some pages; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; slight cracking to front gutter; map at rear pastedown.
Leningrad (Saint Petersburg), Russia: ХУДОЖНИК РСФСР ЛЕНИНГРАД (Artist of the RSFSR) LENINGRAD, 1972. Hardcover Small Imperial Octavo; VG/VG; DJ is age toned with general shelf ware, rubbing on corners and covers, damp staining and pronounced sunning on spine, closed tear on foot edge of front cover near bottom right corner; Text block lightly age toned but clean, text and illustration clear and legible, mostly in Ukrainian, English book summary and index in back; pp 239.