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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London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1917. First English Edition. Octavo, xii, 132 pages; VG; bound in blue cloth, gilt titling to spine and front cover; spine faded; mild wear, including rubbing to extremities, white specks to top edge of rear board; pages mildly brittle; with one folding map; ownership name to ffep, title page; extremely scarce; shelved case 9.
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.
Amsterdam: Jean-Louis De Lorme, 1699. First French Edition. 12mo., , 249 pages; newlyre 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.
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.
London: Robert Jennings, , 1828. First Edition. Octavo; G; bound in 3/4 burgundy calf, marbled boards, spine with gilt titling; moderate wear and rubbing to binding, including front board largely detached, part of marbled paper on front board peeling, chipping to head and tail of spine; small ink splatter to top edge of text block, impacts top edge of Columbia and Brazil maps; with 80/81 plates, lacking the final plate (Intermediate Geography). With 55 maps illustrating the modern world and 25 of 26 maps illustrating the ancient world; Calligraphic title page to both parts; Scales differ.; RR consignment; shelved case 9.
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: 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.
London: James Duncan, 1830. First Edition. 10mo., iv, 338 pages; VG; bound in smooth green cloth, paper label with black titling to spine; spine faded, label with some wear and rubbing; mild rubbing and wear to boards; front gutter beginning to show; with 2 folding maps and two plates, as called for; fore and lower edges uncut; minor offsetting and page imprints from maps; scarce; shelved case 9.
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].
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.
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1935. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G-; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, green with black print; Boards in green cloth with black print, wear to spine caps and corners, cocked spine, mild peripheral toning, barcode label on rear; Text block has pink tinted top edge with moisture stain, bump to top fore corner, penciled call number on title page verso, spine break at p. 192, blank label on rear pastedown; xi, 290 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates, drawings).
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.
Westport, CT and London, UK: Greenwood Press, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-; navy/green spine with silver text; first edition; first printing; no jacket; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges have little wear; tight binding; slight highlighting inside; illustrated; pp 227.
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.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1961. Second Printing. Thick Octavo; 734 pages; G+/G+; Tan spine with Black text; Fully bound in black cloth with gold lettering; Dustjacket protected by mylar covering. minor edgewear and shelfwear, sticker remnants on rear cover and spine of mylar covering; Boards have slight bumping to corners; Textblock has writing in pencil on copyright page, blue mark along fore edge; ex-library; Shelved in Russia.
New York: The John Day Company, 1954. Editorial Copy. Octavo; 248 pages; VG-/G+; Faded pink spine with White text; Bound in gray paper with Red lettering; Dustjacket protected by mylar covering, heavy sunning to spine, small open tears along spine edges and at corners of front cover; Boards have rubbing along spine edges and at corners; Revision slip and photo of author inside; Shelved Case 1.
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.
New York: Harper & Row, 1975. First US Edition, First printing. Octavo, 712 pages; VG/G; black spine with red and blue lettering; price clippec; some shelf wear and creasing to the edges, large tear at the crown of the spine and smaller tear at the top edge of the back face of the dust jacket, pages clean; volume two only; shelved in Russia.
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.
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: International Publishers Co., Inc. Mixed Editions. 10mo; G; slightly sunned red spines with black text; mixed editions; no jackets; 8 books, 4 volumes: Vol. IV, The Iskra Period, Books I: 1900-1902, pp 336 ; Vol. IV, The Iskra Period, Books II, 1900-1902, pp 317 ; Vol. XXI, Toward the Seizure of Power: The Revolution of 1917: From the July Days to the October Revolution, Book I, pp 304 ; Vol. XXI, Toward the Seizure of Power: The Revolution of 1917: From the July Days to the October Revolution, Book II, pp 350 ; Vol. XX, The Revolution of 1917: From the March Revolution to the July Days, Book I, pp 381 ; Vol. XX, The Revolution of 1917: From the March Revolution to the July Days, Book II, pp 428 ; Vol. XIII, Materialism and Empirio-Criticism: Critical Notes Concerning A Reactionary Philosophy, pp 336 ; Vol. XVIII, The Imperialist War: The Struggle Against Social-Chauvinism and Social-Pacifism, 1914-1915, pp 496 ; cloths show some rubbing and soiling to exteriors; mildly sunned spines; black silhouette illustration to front panels; black border to fronts; book 2 of vol. 20, has severe rubbing wear to front, small chip to spine, as is; minor wear to edges; sturdy boards; text block edges have some foxing; some endpapers have slight toning and soiling; vol. 13 has mild defect to gutter at title page; vol. 18 has minor creases to gutter to first few pages; good bindings; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Lincolns-Prager (Publishers) Limited, 1944. First Edition. 10mo; pp 150; G-/Fair; white spine with black text; dust jacket has partially missing spine; several chips to edges; heavily foxed rear; foxed fore edges; some smudges to front; mylar wrap; cloth shows slight soiling to exterior; strong boards; text block edges have light tone; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; broken front hinge; interior clean; slight ink to rear pastedown; ex-libris of former U.S. Senator Claiborne Pell.
Washington, D.C. Triumph Publishing Co., n.d. Booklet [4x6]; G+/paperback; light blue covers show light toning toward edges; only slight wear to exterior otherwise; dark blue titles to front; slight toning to exterior edges; intact binding; text block exterior edges show light wear; interior clean; pp 45. SEE BOTH PHOTOS FOR DETAILS. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 10, in Netdesk office.
Fort Washington, PA: Copernicus Society of America, 1991. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G; white spines with purple and black text; first editions; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 842 [ISBN 0870520040]; vol. 2, pp 919 [ISBN 0870520040]; dust jackets only mild tone to exteriors; some light rubbing also to exteriors; minor dings to edges; cloths show light spotting to exteriors; sturdy, straight boards; text block exterior edges have slight foxing; illustrated endpapers; interiors clean; tight bindings; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
Washington and London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; black/red spine with red and white text; first edition; first printing; dust jacket has slight shelf wear to exterior; mild tone to flap edges; cloth shows minimal to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block edges clean; minor highlighting inside; illustrated; pp 296.
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1996. Collector's Edition. Octavo; 254 pages; G+; Bound in fine red genuine leather; Gilt text and detailing on spine and both covers; gilt textblock; silk endpapers; silk ribbon bookmark; significant wear to gilt on covers; spotting along textblock edges; Shelved Easton Press.