Hartford, CT: 1809. First Edition. Octavo, 16 pages; VG-; stitched pamphlet, with contemporary stitching retained; protected in a mylar sleeve; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; lower right corner of first page missing, with small amount of text loss; some foxing and age-toning; pages clean; RW consignment; shelved Case 7.
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New York: The Republican Club of the City of New York, 1909. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Tan spine with black text on an off-white block; Number 59 of 500 hundred limited edition copies; Boards have heavily rubbed exterior edges and corners, sunned spine, however panels are sturdy; Text block has darkened slightly with age and has deckled fore edge, slight shadow toning inside pastedowns & on end papers, but generally clean with tight binding; pp 358. Privately printed for the Republican Club of the City of New York.
1816. First Edition. Octavo, 104 pages; VG; bound in modern marbled paper wraps; mild aging to pages; boldly signed R. Rush on cover, from his own library. Great American Statesman, Author, Editor, and Patriot who played a ket role with John Quincy Adams and Jmes Monroe in proclaiming the Monroe Doctrine. Was U.S. Secretary of State, Secretary of the Treasury, and Agent to secure the Smithson Bequest to establish the Smithsonian Institute. Richard Rush was thr son of Dr. Benjamin Rush, Founding Father and Surgeon General for the Continental Army during the American Revolution. Excellent magazine content includes a poem about the Wasp and letters that are signed in type print by Commodore William Bainbridge. Shelved case 1.
n.p. Hugh McAtamney, 1913. Octavo; G; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; mylar wrap to cloth; cloth's exterior shows some soiling to exterior; modestly rubbed edges; intact binding; text block exterior edges have age toned; deckled fore and tail edges; head edge gilt; endpapers have slight offset toward edges; frontispiece with tissue; some foxing to most pages, generally toward edges; illustrated with dry mounted photographs; some with tissue guards; photograph offset to p 29; illustration of dining hall to p 121; pp 140.
London: Argonaut Press, 1930. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 183/250; Good condition hardcover; Spine yellow with soiled white label and red print; Boards in yellow cloth, worn corners and spine caps, stains, smudging, shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, deckled-edge, clean text; Signed in ink on the title page verso by the editor; Signed in ink on page xviii by author of introductory essay, J.C. Squire; xviii, 325 pages. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
La Habana: Editora Politica, 1982. Booklet [4x6]; VG/paperback; blue spine without text; blue covers; front cover has white and orange titles; light wear to exterior; intact panels; text block exterior edges show light wear; interior clean; tight binding; pp 59 NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 10, in Netdesk office.
Leipzig: Bernard Tauchnitz, 1868-1880. 18mo; 5 volumes; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spines, brown with gold print; Boards quarter bound with brown leather to spines and corners, marbled paper to boards, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear to paper, light scuffing to leather; Textblocks have red-speckled edges, owner label on front pastedown, stains from leather edges on endpapers; CONTENTS [note: series "No." taken from Complete catalogue of the Tauchnitz Edition of British and American authors, Leipzig, 1905): Friends in Council : a series of readings and discourse thereon : in two volumes. Vol. I [No. 1303] / Sir Arthur Helps. (1873; cracked front hinge, foxing throughout; 263 pages) — A Cruise Upon Wheels : the chronicle of some autumn wanderings among the deserted post-roads of France : in two volumes. Vol. II [No. 1447] / Charles Allston Collins. (1874; surface tear to paper on rear; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; 288 pages) — Two French Marriages : in two volumes. Vol. I (Collection of British Authors, vol. 991) [No. 991] / Mrs. C. Jenkin. (1868; penciled name on front flyleaf, foxing throughout; 299 pages) — A Poetry-Book of Songs and Sonnets, Odes and Idylls. Second Series, From the End of the Eighteenth Century to the Present Time [No. 1751] / Amelia B. Edwards [editor] (1878; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; “A Poetry Book II”— spine; x, 334 pages) — Mrs. Denys of Cote : in two volumes. Vol. II [No. 1904] / Holme Lee (1880; foxing to endpapers, age-toning to paper; 296 pages).
New York: William Harned, 1850. Third Edition. Octavo, 36 pages; VG-; softcover; disbound pamphlet; third edition of Sabin no. 26125; some wear and soiling; some foxing throughout; pages without marginalia or underlining; an excerpt reads, "James Hamlet is a highly esteemed young man. In the language of the subservient Journal of Commerce, he is "a steady, correct, and upright man," "a member of the Methodist Church," and "can be redeemed for $800.""; RW consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
London: Harmsworth Bros. 1899. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with black print; Boards in green cloth with black print, wear to corners and spine caps, light shelfwear; Text block has speckled edges, cracked hinges, spine break at p. 342, tanning to endpapers, penciled notation on front pastedown; viii, 672 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Wein: Verlag von Sigmund Bensinger, n. d. Octavo; pp 378; VG-/no-DJ; dark rust spine with gilt text; cloth has elaborate gilt and black tooled scrollwork and borders to spine and front; gilt embossed illustration to center front; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block has age toned edges, marbled endpapers, slighted faded; profusely illustrated; text pages are clean; German text.
Albany: James B. Lyon, Printer, 1894. Thin Octavo; G+; sage green spine without text; no jacket; exterior to cloth has some rubbing wear; slight brownish stain to rear; rubbed edges and joints; gilt embossed illustration to front; got titles to front; sturdy boards; secure binding; text block exterior edges have some foxing; frontispiece with tissue guard; interior pages clean; pp 70.
New York: Samuel Hueston, 1854. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 505 pages; VG-; contemporary full calf binding, with extensive gold tooled design; spine paneled, with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; all edges gilt; mild age-toning to textblock; contains black and white engraved illustrations; pages clean; shelved Front Case.
Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1564. Octavo, 141 pages, 128 pages; G+; full contemporary vellum binding; spine paneled, with chipped and illegible 20th century paper label; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; lower edge of front board exposed; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; all edge dyed navy; lower headband snapped at center; previous owners' inscriptions at front pastedown; lower 2/3 of Book 1 title page missing; contemporary underlining and marginalia throughout; previous owner's inscription at colophon, dated 1812; consignment; shelved Case 3.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1885. Larger, Thin Octavo; G-; dark brown spine without text; no jacket; embossed front and rear cloth has noticeable wear; gilt lettering to front; small chips to edges, more so to spine; text block exterior edges have age toned; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's information handwritten to front pastedown; damp stain to tail edges throughout; small chip to fore edge to p front endpaper; cracking to gutter between front endpapers; otherwise interior lightly toned; closed tear to rear endpaper to fore edge; frontispiece with offsetting to title page; frontispiece stained with dark marks; illustrated; pp 103.
Washington: Gales and Seaton, 1838. Booklet [6x8]; G-; missing covers; off-white wrappers with black lettering to front; wrapper exterior shows several stains; some foxing to rear; loosed binding; text block exterior edges slightly toned; slight foxing to interior pages; small chip to p 19; pp 19 NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 5, in Netdesk office.
London: The Eastern Question Association, 1877. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 47 pages, 15 pages, 20 pages, 31 pages, 16 pages, 15 pages, 16 pages, 15 pages, 20 pages, 19 pages, 24 pages, 63 pages; VG-; contemporary three-quarter vellum binding, boards in green cloth; spine paneled, with green leather label with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear and scuffing; crown and tail of spine slightly bumped; all edges dyed bright yellow; previous owner's bookplate at front pastedown; pages clean; shelved Case 9.
Philadelphia: C.J. Peterson, 1862. Octavo; Bound periodical; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, black with gold print; Boards half bound with black leather to spine and corners and grey cloth to boards, wear to spine caps, hinges, edges and corners, scuffing to leather, shelfwear to cloth; Text block has spotting to edges, foxing to endpapers, cracked hinges front and rear, occasional foxing throughout, else clean and tight; iv, 482 pages, illustrated (color and b&w plates, printed music).
Boston: William Simonds and Company, 1848. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, corners worn and exposed, tattering to spine head, worn edges, shelfwear; Text block has gilt edges, tanning/foxing to endpapers and interior, contents page for Jan.-July 1849 is inserted; July-Dec., 1848 (iv, 308 pages), Jan.-July 1849 (312 pages), illustrated.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1901. Thin Octavo; G+; burgundy spine without text; no jacket; cloth exterior has some pinkish spotting to exterior; dark staining to rear toward tail and to front toward fore edge; gilt lettering to front; gilt illustration to front; sturdy boards; slight rubbing to edges; text block exterior edges have mild toning; frontispiece with tissue guard; chip to gutter to verso to title page; few pages have slight, mild incidental marks; interior pages good; pp 135.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1901. Large, Thin Octavo; G+; burgundy spine without text; cloth exterior has slight wear including few scratches and marks; minor edge wear; gilt lettering and illustration to front; straight boards; textblock exterior edges have modestly toned; slight cracking to hinges; some offsetting with light foxing to endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; interior pages lightly toned; illustrated; pp 135.
Moscow: Izbrannye Sochineniia, 1946. Large Octavo; G; dark blue spine with white text; no jacket; reprinted; cloth shows slightly sun faded exterior; white geometric decorations to spine; some moderate wear to edges; slightly cocked spine; text block exterior edges has modest toning; previous owner's name to fep; mild offset to endpapers; frontispiece; few ex-library markings inside; otherwise interior good; illustrated; pp 659; text in Russian.
Philadelphia: Robert DeSilver, 1819. 18mo; G-/no-DJ; Brown spine with gold text on a burgundy panel; Volume 4, this volume only; Boards have heavily rubbed exterior and corners, most notably on spine, otherwise panels are still intact; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with shadow toning on pastedowns and first & last end paper and slight foxing & tears on some pages, otherwise pages are fully bound with some writing on end papers; pp 262.
Washington: Gales and Seaton, 1838. Booklet [6x8]; G-; missing covers; off-white wrappers with black lettering to front; wrapper exterior shows slight smudges; light moisture stains to front; slight foxing to rear; text block exterior edges slightly toned; slight foxing to few interior pages; pp 60 NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 5, in Netdesk office.
New York: Thomas Prentice Kettell, 1847. Octavo; Fair; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover has tears at spine ends revealing binding, edgewear, name and notation in ink on front, light smudging; Text block binding reinforced with string tied through stabbed holes, foxing throughout; Paged 1-96, frontispiece (b&w port.).
New York: Thomas Prentice Kettell, 1847. Octavo; Fair; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover has tears at spine ends revealing binding, edgewear, name and notation in ink on front, surface tear on front, light smudging; Text block binding reinforced with string tied through stabbed holes, foxing throughout; Paged 100-192, frontispiece (b&w port.).
New York: Thomas Prentice Kettell, 1847. Octavo; Fair; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover has tears at spine ends revealing binding, tear to front top edge, name and notation in ink on front, surface tears to front and rear, light smudging; Text block has spotting to edges, foxing throughout; Paged 292-384, frontispiece (b&w port.).
New York: Thomas Prentice Kettell, 1847. Octavo; Fair; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover has tears at spine ends revealing binding, edgewear, name and notation in ink on front, surface tear to front, light smudging; Text block has spotting to edges, foxing throughout; Paged 378-470, frontispiece (b&w port.).
New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1976. Reprinted. Large Octavo; VG-; red spines with black text; no jacket; 14 volumes: v. 1, Ancient Art: Pre-Greek and Greek Architecture, pp 304 [ISBN 0824024117]; v. 2, Ancient Art: Pre-Greek and Greek Art, pp 290 ; v. 3, Ancient Art: Roman Art and Architecture, pp 279, ; v. 4, Medieval Architecture, pp 268 ; v. 5, Medieval Art, pp 223 [082402415x]; v. 6, Fifteenth Century Art and Architecture, pp 286 ; v. 7, Sixteenth Century Art and Architecture, pp 297 ; v. 8, Seventeenth Century Art in Italy, France, and Spain, pp 282 ; v. 9, Seventeenth Century Art in Flanders and Holland, pp 291 ; v. 10, Rococo to Romanticism: Art and Architecture, 1700-1850, pp 302 ; v. 11, Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Architecture, pp 216 ; v. 12, Painting from 1850 to the Present, pp 219 ; v. 13, Islamic Art and Architecture, pp 372 ; v. 14, Chinese Art, pp 198 ; cloths have quite mild to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks only show light wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name lightly in pencil to ffeps; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; arts - History; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: The MacMillan Company, 1920. Second Edition. Octavo, 317 pages; G-/VG-; spine white, with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; some shelf wear and soiling; joints of flap folds starting; small closed tear at upper edge of jacket front; some wear to crown and tail of jacket spine; two small closed tears at upper edge of jacket back; spine cocked; binding slightly shaken; hinges starting; light pencil underlining throughout; large sections of pages 291 and 301 cut out; This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
n.p. Springer International Publishing AG, 2017. Octavo; VG-; navy and purple spine with white text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows minimal wear; strong boards with tight binding; text block exterior edges clean; previous owner's name and notes to front pastedown; inked date to title page; pencil to several pages; illustrated; pp 208.
Berkeley: The Book Arts Club of the University of California, 1941. 216/450. 12mo; VG-/G; dark beige spine with black text; dust jacket exterior shows some darkening to spine, due to age; small, flat chip to front; some rubbing wear to edges; few, small chips to edges; exterior otherwise has slight, general age toning; gilt rectangular panel to front; black lettering and illustration to rectangle; cloth has minimal exterior wear; straight, intact boards; mild edge wear; textblock edges mildly age toned; tight binding; numbered copies; this is no. 216 of 450; pp 102.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979. Octavo; VG/VG; orange spine, brown lettering; dust jacket stuck to boards, general shelfwear, minor edgewear, light general soiling, open tear along rear head edge, minor rubbing on fore corners, ex-library sticker on spine, spine sun toned, protected by plastic; boards strong, very minor edgewear, minor rubbing on spine edges, ex-library inserts stuck to front end paper; text block very slightly age toned, ex-library stamps and penned text on copyright page, occasional penciling, soiling on exterior edges; xi, 283pp.
London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1811. A new edition. Octavo; New edition; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on black banners, raised bands; Boards in brown leather, black leather banners on spines are mostly chipped away, spine caps are tattered or missing, spine leather is scuffed, tears to hinges with some detached boards (vols. 1, 5 & 6), leather on boards has wear to edges, peripheral toning, shelfwear; Text block have gilt edges (mostly faded), marbled endpapers, cracked hinges, else clean and tight but for occasional foxing; CONTENTS; Vol. I. xxii, 462 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates) — Vol. II. 472 pages, illustrated (b&w plates) — Vol. III. 454 pages — Vol. IV. 471 pages — Vol. V. 470 pages — Vol. VI. 456 pages; index in each volume. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in glass case near stairs on the sales floor.
London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1905. 1905 Reprint. 16mo; xi, 310 pg; VG; bound in 3/4 dark blue leather on blue cloth; gilt lettering on the spine; gilt seal on front cover; gilt seams between the leather and cloth; top edge of text block gilt; boards have mild wear including some rubbing to the joints as well as the corners; cloth is beginning to lift on the top and bottom of the rear board; browning to the textblock; shelve front case.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1900. Tall, Thin Octavo; G+; fatigue green spine with text; no jacket; cloth shows slightly rubbed exterior; some wear to joints and edges; gilt lettering to front; mildly bowed boards; blind-stamped decorative borders and illustrations to panels; exterior edges to textblock have modestly age toned; endpapers lightly soiled; slight cracking to gutter to few pages; interior pages good otherwise; pp 34.
Menlo Park: A Farallon Book, Pacific Coast Publishers, 1969. Octavo; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with red and black print; DJ has small tears to all edges, mild soiling, shelfwear; Boards in grey cloth with gold print, slight bump to bottom front corner, else clean and strong; Text block has penciled doodles on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; 139 pages.
Edinburgh; London: William Blackwood and Sons; Thomas Cadell, 1840. Octavo; pp 572; Fair; 1/4 bound brownish blue spine with black text to paper label; no jacket; volume 1 only; rear panel shows some peeling to exterior; sun darkened spine; heavy wear to edges and corners; sturdy boards; text block shows age darkened exterior edges; deckled edges; interior unmarked; some wear to gutter;.
Newark; London: University of Delaware Press; Associated University Presses, 1995. Octavo; pp 319; VG-/G; white spine with blue and black text; dust jacket shows mild rubbing to exterior; slight wear to edges; cloth has lightly sun faded exterior; sturdy boards; text block has mild shelf wear to exterior edges; light pencil; illustrated;.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1854. Thick octavo; pp 442; Fair/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth shows rubbing to exterior; fraying wear to corners; heavily rubbed edges; text block has age toned exterior edges; cracking to front gutter; pencil throughout; frontispiece with tissue guard; offsetting to title page from frontispiece; previous owner's name to verso of frontispiece; age toned exterior edges.
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 173/225; G-; Hardcover; Spine, green with paper title label; Boards in clear plastic sleeve with label taped on spine and vendor label on front flap, boards are quarter bound with green cloth to spine and marbled paper to boards, tattered spine caps and corners, toning to spine, shelfwear; Text block with deckle edges, bookplate on front pastedown, cracked front hinge, light age-toning to paper, clean text; Signed in ink by the author on the limited edition page; 230 pages.
Paris: Chez Desaint & Saillant, Libraires, 1762. First Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in contemporary acid-washed calf, paneled gilt spine with two labels and gilt titling; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, cracking to hinges; text block edges red; marbled endpapers; This set is lacking the scarce third volume; ex-library, with labels to tail of spines, bookplates to front paste-downs, blind-stamp to title-pages, possible other markings; BS consignment; shelved case 3.
Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1965. Octavo; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with black print; DJ has mild edgewear, light toning to spine, small vendor label on front; Boards in brown cloth, slight wear to spine caps else clean and tight; Text block has black tinted top edge, clean and tight; xii, 567 pages.
Beverly Hills and London: Sage Publications, 1979. First Printing. Octavo; pp 479; VG-/G; ivory spine with brown and green text; dust jacket has noticeable rubbing to exterior; some wear to edges; few small chips to edges; cloth shows very light wear; slightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block exterior edges lightly toned; stamped numbers to ffep; tight binding; interior pages clean; illustrated.
London: T. Davies, 1767. Quarto; G; hardcover; rebound in green cloth, gilt lettering; boards slightly bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on bumping on fore corners and spine edges, soiling on front and rear, spine sun toned, some soiling in interiors, pastedowns damp stained, erased penciling on front end paper; text block age toned, separation visible in rear, occasional soiling, occasional damp staining, exterior fore edge damp stained; 395pp.