New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 144 pp., [50 pp.], VG-/VG-; white and black lettering to tan spine, black-and-white photograph to front cover; fading to spine, lettering legible; shelfwear to covers, chipping with material loss to head of spine, slight superficial material loss to corners; price clipped; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; fading to spine (lettering slightly affected yet bright and legible); wear to boards, mild spotting with gray discoloration towards hinge of spine to front board; boards shaken/cocked, no shelf lean, binding strong, casing somewhat loose, boards firmly attached to text-block; age-toning/wear to text-block, scattered foxing to top, slight foxing to fore-edge; starting hinge to back of copy between 2 unpaginated black-and-white photographic plates; recto of bfep stuck to verso of last photographic plate to top margin of leaves at gutter; very occasional mild foxing to interior, text clear and legible; "First Printing, 1965" stated to copyright page; contains unpaginated section of photographs courtesy of Sports Magazine to back of volume; INSCRIPTION to title page reads "For Don Loos / with every best wish and memories of shooting baskets together years ago / John McPhee / December 1, 1965"; LP consignment; shelved Case 5, Dupont.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1959. First Edition, Fourth Printing. 8vo., 256 pages; VG-/VG' spine red and blue with white and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; page 14/15 have slight staining, presumably from a newspaper being laid in; small split to binding on page 30/31; dust jacket has some mild chipping and wear; copyright page and front flap both read forth printing; INSCRIBED on ffep by Rickover, dated 1 March 1959, "with appreciation for all the help you have given the naval nuclear propulsion program"; Admiral Hyman G. Rickover was the director of Naval Reactors for the US Navy and directed the original development of naval nuclear propulsion. His career lasted 63 years of active duty, ending as a four-star admiral, and was the longest-serving naval officer and the longest serving member of the U.S armed forces in history; shelved case 1.
Boston: Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, 1795. Sixth Edition. small 8vo., 239 pages; G+; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather, black label on spine with gilt lettering, gray cloth boards; pages have moderate wear, including foxing, slight waviness; small bookworm mark to lower rear corner of text block; small closed tear on title page, repaired with tape; shelved case 3.
Edinburgh: Printed for Robert Ogle, 1841-1842. First Edition. Three thick quartos; cxxii, 492 pp; xi, 516 pp; xii, 627 pp + errata page. Original publisher's purple cloth; spines faded brown; largely chipped and worn at spine ends and corners; spine volume three shows 1/3 torn detachment re-glued; hinges a bit tender; mild foxing to prelims; contents else very good throughout. [Faded gilt titles on chipped brown cloth].
Dublin: J. Chambers, 1798. First Dublin Edition. 12mo, , 184 pages; VG; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather, dark gray cloth, dark green label with gilt lettering to spine; previous endpapers preserved; title page has a piece torn off from the upper fore corner, no text impacted; slight waving to pages; scarce; shelved case 10.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972. First Book Club Edition. 8vo., 288 pp., VG/VG-; white DJ, tan and blue lettering to spine; general wear/mild age-toning to covers, "CONROY" in tan lettering to spine faded yet legible; chipping and closed tears to head and tail of spine; chipping with slight material loss to corners, creasing to fore-edges of covers; "Book Club Edition" stated to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, white lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild wear to boards; age-toning/scattered foxing to text-block, beveled fore-edge; shelved Case 13.
Crukshank: Philadephia, 1793. First American Edition. Duodecimo; 192pp; full old calf leather with spine fully rebacked in workmanlike fashion; old wear remains; top corners largely showing; text block lacks endpapers; numerous contemporary ink names and later pencil scribbles on pastedowns and verso of frontis engraving with evident bleed-through; text block toned and occasionally soiled; folding table between pp130-131 torn halfway down the folding crease with the external half missing; contents else generally good. [Spine; plain and worn brown leather no titles]. [Note: A. S. Con Alex P.L.].
München [Munich]: Ernst Reinhardt, 1933. Octavo, 183 pages; Fair; bound in original orange wrappers, black lettering on spine; covers separated from textblock; gatherings disbound; some waviness to pages, no writing; publisher's tipped in slip on ffep; chipping to head and tail of spine, cracking and discoloration to spine; moderate rubbing to covers, two small pieces of paper adhering to front cover;.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2013. First Edition, Third Printing. Octavo, 306 pages, VG-/VG-; dark green pictorial DJ, light yellow and white lettering: very mild overall wear to DJ, wear/closed tearing to bottom corner of front cover, "U.S. $25.00 / Can. $28.99" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, dark green cloth spine, dark green paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: mild bumping/small circular dent to bottom corner of front board, light age-toning to text-block, small black scuff mark to top; mild aged-paste staining to gutters of endpapers; interior clean, slight closed tearing to fore-edge of pages 306-307 and last unnumbered blank page; INSCRIBED by Shyamalan to title page; shelved Film.
London: Edward Harding, 1803. First Edition. Octavo; G+/No jacket; Brown leather spine with gilt lettering; Tearing along the spine at the hinge, some fraying at the corners and general edge wear; Foxing and spotting to the text block, especially near the edges; Toning to the pages; No other marking; 341 pages; SHELVED: under front counter or front case.
New York: Burt Franklin, 1967. Third Edition. Four volume set; large octavo; VG/no-DJs; Vols. I-III black spines with gold text, Vol. IV maroon spine with gold text; covers have rubbing, edgewear, ex library stickers on spines, Vols. I-III have tape residue at spine heads, Vol. IV spine is shaken and cocked; textblocks have edgewear, ex library labels on pastedowns, blind stamps on title pages of Vols. I-III, Vol. IV has ex library stamps on edges and title page, peeling on back endpaper, webbing starting to show at hinges of pastedowns, Vol. III has small black smudges on back endpaper and pastedown, all text is clean; originally published in London between 1813 and 1820; Vol. IV is a facsimile of the London Edition of 1820 - The Sources of Science, No. 55 - reprinted by the Johnson Reprint Corporation.
Lancaster, PA: Franklin and Marshall College Alumni Association, 1903. Limited First Edition/SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Approx. 10" x 12.75" VG- royal blue hardcover with gilt title. One in a Limited Edition of only 50 large paper copies, of which this is hand-stamped #24 and SIGNED by Joseph Henry Dobbs on edition page (verso of title page). Significant edge- and corner-wear to boards with partial old glue repair to front bottom fore edge corner. Faded gilt along top of deckle-edged text block. Hinges starting at front endpapers. Foxing to early and late pages. Age-toning throughout.
New York: W.W. Norton, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo 306 pages; VG-/VG; Spine is red with gold and white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$19.95', has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; binding has rubbing on the gutter of the boards and wear along he bottom and top edges, with more intense rubbing and minor creasing on the spine; pages have minor discoloration due to dust build up; signed by the author on the half title page; shelved Literary Criticism.
Hanover, NH: Ripley Publishing Compamny, 1947. First Edition. Booklet; pp 87; G-/paperback; beige spine with black text; dark green covers are slightly sunned; some wear to spine edges; minor wear to head and tail edges; text block shows some moisture staining to front pastedown; light pencil to ffep; slight age toning to exterior; interior lightly toned.
Boston: Carter, Hendee, and Co. and Hilliard, Gray, and Co., 1833. First Edition Thus. Small octavo; 276pp; bound in full burnished calf with black leather label gilt; binding moderately worn; leather peeling at joints; front endpaper and few prelims chipped and worn; contents moderately toned and foxed; else very good. [Spine; gilt title on black label on worn calf leather].
Cambridge: Harvard University, 1958. Octavo; VG/G+; Brown spine with dark brown text; DJ has moderate edgewear, small closed tears on spine, 1" closed tear on upper fore edge, discoloration marks on front cover and around edges; Boards strong, moderate rubbing to spine/corners; Textblock clean; 221pp.
Chicago, New York, San Francisco: Rand McNally & Company, 1969. first printing. Octavo; pp 223; VG-/no-DJ; green spine with beige text; cloth is slightly sun faded; minor wear to edges and corners; panels are strong and intact, text block shows light age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's book plate to front pastedown, inscribed and signed newsletter included by the author;.
Hanover: Brown University Press, 1991. (FIRST). 8vo in green cloth. VG+/VG+. Text clean, binding tight, top of text block dusty, bumped on head and tail of spine. d/j has light wear on front and rear panel, sticker peeling and residue at head of spine, with faint red ballpoint mark in middle and moderate edgewear at head of spine. Yellow band mid-spine slightly age-faded. Spine is white with green and black type. 352 pg. In glass case.
Worcester, MA; Eral: F. S. Blanchard; etal. 1882-1929. Compilation Fascicle Series. Octavo; vg/none; brown cloth spine with gilt titles; sunned; compilation of 11 alumni reports at 5-year intervals; clippings contain full list of the alumni class; in the last report, half were still living; light age-toning; mixed pagination; binding shaken; else very good; ---John Franklin Jameson, the class secretary, was an American historian, author, and journal editor who played a major role in the professional activities of American historians in the early 20th century. Jameson was a social historian, an expert in historiography, and above all an intellectual entrepreneur and gatekeeper who helped determine the priorities of the history profession in America. His base was the American Historical Association, which he helped found in 1884. At Carnegie, Jameson supervised a series of documentary publications and with Waldo Leland, started lobbying Congress to create the National Archives, the building for which was first funded in 1926 and established in 1934.
The Mathematical Association of America. second printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; White spine with black & brown text; Covers have light wear on exterior, otherwise with sturdy and intact panels, sticker on rear; Text block has slight wear on exterior edges with tight binding and unmarked pages; missing disk (CD) on rear pastedown; pp 184.
New York: D. Appleton, 1930. first edition;. set of six 12mo in bright cloth hardcovers with black letters and embossed illustration on front cover; VG; in good condition' minimal soiling or shelf wear; penciled notes in text in some volumes; colored drawings on each page; text in large print; app. 120 pages each; shelved in Children section; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1920. Second Printing. 10mo; pp 246; VG-/G-; light grayish blue spine with dark blue text; scarce; dust jacket has minor chipping to edges, some soiling to exterior, light sunning to spine; cloth shows light wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges, light toning to pastedowns and first few pages; deckled edges; slight cracking to front gutter; interior clean.
New York: Henry Holt and Company. Small Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark blue spine with gilt text; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with light wear on panels and slightly rubbed corners and edges with otherwise strong & sturdy planks; Text block has slight shelf wear with light toning due to age and handling with slight cracking at pp 96-97 at binding, however pages are unmarked; previous owner's name written on front pastedown; pp 349.
Cambridge, MA: President and Fellows of Harvard College, 1999. First edition. Octavo; VG+/none; --v1, burgundy cloth with gold text. minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 709 pp.; endpapers, maps, photos; binding shaken; else very good; --v2, paperback, red spine with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; 188 pp.; else very good.
Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1906. First Edition. Octavo; G/No jacket (as issued) hardcover; Blue spine with brown lettering; Boards have significant wear at all edges, and at the spine, corners and spine edges are beginning to fray; Binding is loose, some cracking at the gutters though all pages are bound; Text block is age toned and has a few instances of underlining; 391 pages.
Winston-Salem: Hunter Publishing Company, 1967. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Orange spine with black text; Cloths are slightly sunned on spine and light wear on exterior & at corners, overall clean with strong panels; Text block has age toned moderately with unmarked pages and good binding; pp 323. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Bradbury, Evans, & Co., 1869. Octavo; pp 437; G+/-no-DJ; Dark yellow spine without text; Cloth has slight wear and light soiling to exterior, minor rubbing to edges and corners; Text block has slight toning to exterior edges, light pencil to front pastedown and first few page, some foxing to first and last few pages, light adhesive residue to front pastedown, light foxing throughout text; uncut pages;.
Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1994. Octavo; pp 354; VG-/G; gray spine with dark red text; dust jacket has slight sunning to spine; some rubbing to exterior; sticker residue to front; cloth has slight shelf wear; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; remainder mark to exterior tail edge; interior clean.
London and Glasgow: Wm. Collins Sons & Co., Ltd., n.d. Small Quarto; unpaginated; G-/Fair; dark beige spine with red text; dust jacket has severe chipping to edges; slightly age toned exterior; foxing toward edges; some soiling to exterior; price clipped flap; mylar wraps; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; previous owner's sticker to ffep; profusely illustrated; interior lightly toned.
Urbana, Chicago and London: University of Illinois Press, 1968. Octavo; pp 494; G/G-; orange spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor chipping to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1990. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. maroon clothbound HB with stamped gold titling down spine, with large full titling upon front board. flipped through lightly, securely bound textblock. no marks or writing with smooth ivory edges all sides. a trim copy in above average shape, minimal handling. 421 pp. ISBN# 0819178624.
Lafayette, IN: The Senior Class of Purdue University, 1910. Oblong Octavo; pp 383; Fair/no-DJ; brown suede spine without text; suede softcovers; exterior shows rubbing to edges; slight fraying to spine edges; chipped fore corners, mostly to tail corners; previous owner's name embossed to front; slight sunning to head and fore edges; text block shows age toned exterior edges; slight cracking to rear gutter; slightly cocked spine; interior clean; illustrated with many photographs; dark brown endpapers; slight writing to p 20; interior clean.
Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College, 1944. 1944 Edition. Quarto; G/no-DJ; Grey spine with no text; Boards strong, age-worn, generally clean, with shelfwear and edgewear, covers faded with wear, front cover illustration faded with age, light staining on back cover; Textblock darkened with age, otherwise generally clean, light musty odor, many pages stuck to one another due to an unknown tackiness, photographs well-maintained and interior illustrations are mostly still vivid, top edge shows signs of heavy wear; pp 155.
The Junior Class, Anno Domini 1929, 1929. Quarto; pp 358; G-; 1/4 bound black cloth spine with black text to paper label; boards have moderate sunning to exterior; rubbing wear to edges; some soiling to boards; small illustration to front; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; illuminated with manuscript illustrations throughout; interior clean; cracking to front gutter; some uncut pages; autographs to pp 357; map adhered to rear pastedown; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.