Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1956. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 480pp.; VG/none; bound in black cloth, spine has silver and red lettering; mild shelfwear and rubbing; mild age-toning to endpapers; INSCRIBED by Douglas to Bobby Kennedy on ffep; Douglas was a member of the Supreme Court of the United States. Confirmed at the age of 40, his term lasted 36 years and 211 days (1939–75) and is the longest in the history of the Supreme Court. Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy the 64th U.S. attorney general from January 1961 to September 1964, with his tenure overlapping that of Douglas.; VK consignment. Shelve: Case 5.
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Washington, D. C. US Government Printing Office, 1964. First Edition. Octavo, xxiv, 888 pages; VG; bound in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine; slight sun-fading to spine, mild wear to edges, head and tail of spine; SIGNED flat on ffep by Gerald Ford. Representative (and later 38th president) Ford was one of the seven members of the Warren Commission, established by President Johnson to investigate the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy.; shelved case 1.
New York: Reynal & Company, 1960. First Edition, Fourth Printing. Octavo, 310 pp. VG/G; spine red with white and black lettering; top of spine is missing first inch of DJ, bottom is missing about half an inch, damage extends about a quarter of an inch onto the front cover, damage to bottom right of front cover, color missing and 'hillips' is unreadable, front inner flap missing, top left corner of back DJ ripped and missing, water damage and color bleeding on bottom of back DJ and spine; water damage to bottom of back cover of book; text block has minor shelfwear and spotting; inscription including signature of Felix Frankfurter on front endpaper, text clear; shelved case 10.
Edinburgh: Printed for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, 1757. 4to., 296pp.; VG; bound in full contemporary calf, paneled spine with mild gilt lettering and tooling; some shelfwear to boards and spine, including small chipping to label, chipping to head of spine; bumping and peeling to corners, scratches to boards; lower fore corner of front board has the leather peeling off the board, and front pastedown has peeled off in the same spot; title page has a name signed as "John Dunlop 1809'; bookplate on front pastedown, second bookplate on ffep; previous booksellers description pasted on front pastedown; interior clean; shelved case 4.
Leiden: Ex officina Plantaniana, apud Raphelengium, 1590, 1595. Small octavo; 302, 48 pp. Contemporary vellum, ruled in black with spiral design at center of boards. Very good; boards somewhat bowed; some soiling and rubbing; some small tears and soiling to pastedowns; interior generally clean. An early tract in political theory by the celebrated humanist scholar, Justus Lipsius. Text in Latin. Shelved in Case #3.
New York: James Pott and Company, 1903. First Edition. small 8vo., 234pp.; VG; bound in maroon cloth, gilt lettering on spine and front board; very mild shelfwear and rubbing; previous owners name on ffep is Alice G. Brandeis, a champion of progressive causes who was outspoken on behalf of woman suffrage, industrial reform, organized labor, the legal rights of children, and the fledgling American Zionist movement. She was also married to Louis Brandeis, Supreme Court Justice from 1916 until 1939 and the first Jew on the Court.; AG consignment; shelved case 1.
Ruremundt: Iohan Hompes, 1620. First Edition. Quarto, , 399 pages; G-; bound in contemporary vellum, worn or broken ties to fore edge; rear cover replaced with early untreated calf-skin, some repair from similar time-frame; moderate soiling and wrinkling to vellum, repair patch to middle of front cover; spine bent inwards, causing the entire text block to extend; with half-title with ink writing on upper halfl ; lacking engraved title page; occasional marginalia; some wear to page edges; Text in Dutch; TL consignment Shelve in bookshelf near stairs on sales floor.
London: NA: Printed for the Editor, 1736;1673;1700. First English edition. 17cm by 10cm full leather binding. LVII, 240 pp. 57 page introductory 'memoirs and testimonies'. Multiple [dated] title pages to different sections, [the last by a different author: Castamore, and possibly others]. Divorce and Re-Marriage ; Adultery and Divorce ; Conjugium Languens ...Conjugal Infidelity and Impunity [1700: Castamore]. Front and rear boards somewhat loosely attached, but held in place by the binding's internal cordage. Small nicks and abrasions to leather. Spine gilt title worn away, but 'Cases of Divorce' still faintly visible. Uniform age-toning and light foxing to pages. Text varies in darkness of printing; all is legible, but some pages are considerably lighter and less distinct than others. Endpapers with uneven tanning and some stains. Author's name spelled Barnardino and Bernardino in different places. Quite scarce. Consignment. Shelved in Case #4.
London: John Murray, 1846. First edition. Thick octavo in discolored purple embossed hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; heavy discoloration and some soiling on boards; fraying around edges; previous owner's name on ffep; a couple of open gutters; dusty, deckled edges; occasional foxing; occasional penciled notes in margins; text clean; pp. 584; shelved in Case # 7.
St Paul, MN. Thomson / West, 2008. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 245 pages; VG/VG; spine black with gold and yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$29.95'; text block clean; interior clean; inscribed by the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on the half-title page; shelved case 10.
Glasgow: John Bryce and David Paterson, 1759. Second Edition. Octavo, xxii, 482 pages; G; in contemporary full calf, faded lettering to spine; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, chipping to head and tail of spine; Lacking title page and ffep; names written to front pastedown, first page, rear pastedown; shelved case 1.
Giessen [Giessae Hessorum]: Nicolaus Hampelius, 1618. 12mo in contemporary vellum boards, light wear to vellum boards, some hair follicles visible on vellum, boards a little bowed, all edges of text block stained dark blue as issued, previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down, title page coming loose, light age-toning to pages with occasional foxing, a fairly thick volume. TEXT IN LATIN. [Shelved in Case 3 with vellum books, spine has faded inscription at top].
Warrington: T. Cadell, 1784. Third Edition. Quarto, 492 pagers,  index,  directions to bookbinder; VG-; newly repaired with 1/4 new black leather, previous marbled boards; paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering; front pastedown has a letter from a bookseller and a description of another copy of this book; with all 22 plates, most folding; some chipping to edges of pages, primarily towards beginning and end; rubbing and wear to boards, board edges; shelved case 10.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1970. 8vo., 136pp.; VG; bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering on front cover and spine; slight bowing to boards; very mild shelfwear; interior clean; INSCRIBED by Chief Justice Earl Warren on the ffep, dated 11/23/70; consignment; shelved case 1.
Gottingue: Jean Chretien Dieterich, 1791. First Edition. Two octavos in one-third leather boards, both volumes are VG-/No DJ. The following describes both volumes: some shelfwear and edgewear, some bumping to head and tail of spine, some rubbing/handling wear to exterior, some rubbing to spine, some dulling of gilt text on spine, previous owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, light age-toning, only the faintest touch of foxing to endpapers and only light, sporadic foxing to interior of the two volumes, else the text and interior are remarkably clean. The bindings are sound in both volumes. A very good set. Text is in French. Texte en francais. Full title reads as follows: "Recueil des Principaux Traites d'Alliance, de Paix, de Treve, de Neutralite, de commerce, de limites, d'echange &c. conclus par les Puissances De L'Europe Tant Entre Elles Qu'Avec Les Puissances Et Etats Dans D'Autres Parties Du Monde Depuis 1761 jusqu'a present." Tome I: 1761-1778 inclusiv. Tome II: 1779-1786 inclusiv. [Spines have a leather background, six raised bands, and gilt text. [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016] Shipping weight is 4lbs.
1907. First Edition. Octavo; Staplebound with tan wraps; Tan spine with no lettering; Some chipping to wraps at the spine, peeling; Wraps are age toned, chipping to the fore edge; Some tearing to inner area of first and last pages from staples, text not affected; Text clean; 112 pages. Shelved case 1. AG Consignment.
Edinburgh: Printed for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, 1772. 4to., 243pp.; VG-; spine paneled brown calf with maroon label and gilt lettering; marbled boards; boards have some rubbing to covers, bumping and peeling to corners; bookplate on ffep; name written on ffep; mild scattered foxing and age-toning; interior clean; some slight wear to hinges, front board slightly loose; shelved case 4.
New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1930 . First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 170 pages; VG/VG-; dust jacket dull teal, spine sun-faded to brown; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.00'; dust jacket has mild chipping to corners, small closed tears to upper edges, mild chipping to head and tail of spine; small water stain along inside of head of spine, does not impact text; small water-drops to rear cover; stated second printing to both copyright page and dust jacket spine; bookplate on front pastedown of John Forrest Floberg, the United States Assistant Secretary of the Navy (AIR) from 1949 to 1953. During this period, Floberg was a strong supporter of Admiral Hyman G. Rickover's proposals to create a nuclear navy. Together, Floberg and Rickover eventually convinced Admiral William Fechteler, Chief of Naval Operations, to support the construction of atomic carriers. n 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower appointed Floberg as one of six members of the United States Atomic Energy Commission, and Floberg served on that commission from October 1, 1957 until June 23, 1960.; Felix Frankfurter was an Austrian-American lawyer, professor, and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, as well as helping to found the American Civil Liberties Union. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court from 1939 to 1962, and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court [wikipedia]; shelved case 10.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1919. Autograph edition (#25 of 500). Set of four thick octavos rebound in 3/4 blue hardcovers with black leather and gold letters; VG/VG; ex-library and ex-libris stickers inside boards; moderate soiling and shelf wear; deckle edges; slightly age-toned; signature on front dedicated page; color frontispiece illustrations and portrait; vol. 1 1755-1788; vol. 2 1789-1801; vol. 3 1800-1815; vol. 4 1815-1835; please contact us for shipping costs.; shelved above law.
Washington, D.C. Abdon Daoud Ackad, 1957. One mounted photograph, measuring 11" x 13", on which Felix Frankfurter has signed his name below the photograph. There is a date of 'IV.19.57'; on the rear is a name that is crossed out with some water-bleeding, does not bleed through; JK consignment.
Dublin: James Moore, 1792. Fourth corrected edition. Octavo rebound in 1/2 dark brown calf and cloth hardcovers with six-band embossed spine; VG; end pages and title page slightly stained and foxed; paper age-toned; text clean in tight print; pp. 304; includes an "Analysis of the Civil Part of the Law" in its fourth edition (pp. 114); introduction with biography has minor marginalia; shelved in Case # 10.
Worcester, Massachusetts: Isaiah Thomas, 1790. First Worcester Edition. 8vos., 4 volumes; G; bound in full brown calf, spines have red title-block and gilt lettering; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, including scraping to leather, bumping and fraying to corners; moderate foxing throughout; volume 1 is in the worst condition, seven black ink drops on boards, significantly more rubbing and peeling to leather; binding solid; small ink drops on boards of other volumes; pages 481-end of volume 1 have the lower fore corner folded; pages 163, 233, 275, of volume 1 folded in the upper fore corner; some water damage to the endpapers of volume 1; table of descents in volume 2 present, some wear, including a tear along one fold; inscription on front pastedown of all volumes; shelved above case 0.
London: E. and R. Brooke, 1792. First Edition. Octavo, xii, 620 pages,  index; VG-; bound in 19th century tree-calf; rebacked with new spine, brown calf with black label and gilt lettering; bookplate of Pythian-Adams on front pastedown; marbled endpapers; butterfly damp-stain at upper spine area first several pages; thus described, remainder text block very good; contents clean and unmarked; shelved case 7.
London: Elliot and Kay and C. Elliot, 1789. Revised Second Edition [First English Language Edition]. Octavo, 500 pages, VG; three-quarter-bound in brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, other compartments with blind-stamped diamond design; mild shelfwear to boards, mild waving/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to leaves, lettering somewhat affected and faded yet legible, occasional ink blotting to lettering, occasional marginalia in ink, last leaf [i.e., pp. 499-500] separated from text-block; collation complete, gathered in 30 quires of 8 leaves, accidental omission of "the" to first line of p. 89; additional essays by various authors to this edition from p. 382 to end of volume; shelved Case 9.
Philadelphia: P. Byrne, 1809. First Edition. 8vo., 222pp., 2pp.; VG; spine paneled brown leather with red label and gilt lettering; rebound, gray cloth boards, 1/4 bound; previous owners name on title page, else interior clean; slight wear to edges of title page; shelved case 1.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923. First Edition. Large octavo, 454 pages, VG-/VG-; golden yellow DJ, black lettering: overall mild wear to covers, slight age-toning to spine, rubbing with small open tearing to joints of spine, chipping with material loss to tail, "Price, net, $4.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; purple cloth boards, gold lettering: spine and top margin of front board faded brown, lettering to spine faded yet legible; scattered spotting (likely water damage) to tail; age-toning to text-block, deckled fore-edge; slight wear to head, tail, and corners; foxing/age-staining to pp. 53-56, text and photograph adjacent to p. 55 somewhat affected yet legible/clear; ex-libris bookplate "From the books of Fred & Maud Black" to front paste-down; INSCRIBED by Morgenthau to Mr. Frederick Black, dated March 23, 1928; frontispiece protected by tissue guard; shelved Case 5.
Washington, D.C. Abdon Daoud Ackad. One mounted photograph, on which Earl Warren has inscribed his best wishes to the photographer, Abdon Ackad. 'Supreme Court' has been written next to Earl Warren's signature, presumably by Ackad.; JK consignment.
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1984. Limited Edition. 8vo, 641 pages.; VG; spine blue with four raised ridges and gilt-stamped decoration and lettering; bound in blue leather; text block gilt; silk ribbon; shelved case 7.
New York: Gould, Banks and Co., 1840. (first U.S. edition). octavo in leather. Fair. Shelf and edge wear to boards. Corners bumped. Top and bottom of spine frayed. Abrasions to leather on front and back boards. Both hinges cracked. Pages are age toned. Former owners name written on inside of front board. Book is 319pp. Dual listed on internet. Seller please contact Alan/Jonathan once book sells.
Baltimore: Henry Vicary, 1828. 12mo; pp 270; Fair/no-DJ; beige spine with handwritten text; printed in election year 1828; Jackson's presidency, 1829-1837; dark brown boards have some scratches, tape mends to spine, worn and frayed edges; text block has darkened due to age, taped gutters, light writing and soiling to pastedowns, foxing throughout pages, tape mends and staining to first few pages; lacking frontispiece; interior clean.
Jersey City: Frederick D.Linn & Co., Law Publishers, 1895. Seventh American edition. Thick Octavo; G/no-DJ; Light brown spine with gold text on red & green bars; 3 Volumes; Boards have moderate shelf wear such as rubbing along corners & edges, mostly on spine edges, slightly sunned & scratched spine and panels, tear at tail spine edge of v. 1, small tears near head spine edge of v. 2, as well as on rears of v. 2 & v. 3, otherwise panels sturdy; Text blocks have darkened due to age, cracking between pastedowns & end papers along hinges of all volumes, and small tears at tail edges of first few pages of v. 1, otherwise bindings are tight; pp 2842. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington, D.C. Abdon Daoud Ackad, 1958. One mounted photograph, on which Potter Stewart has inscribed his best wishes to the photographer, Abdon Ackad, dated 'November 1958'; JK consignment.
Washington, D.C. Abdon Daoud Ackad. One mounted photograph, on which William O. Douglas has inscribed his affectionate regards to the photographer, Abdon Ackad; JK consignment.
Washington, D.C. Abdon Daoud Ackad, 1939. One mounted photograph, with the signature of Thomas Dewey below; There is also a TLS on 'The District Attorney, County of New York' letterhead, signed by Dewey, thanking Ackad for the photographs.; JK consignment.
Philadelphia: Geo. T. Bisel Co., 1922. Octavo, 2021 pages; G; bound in beige buckram, spines with black and red labels and gilt text black; cloths have slight soiling to exteriors; darkened spines; some rubbing to corners and edges; strong boards; text blocks have some age toning to exterior edges; slight toning to interior toward edges, otherwise clean; shelved above poli-sci.
Cork, Ireland: Cork University Press, 1992. First Paperback Edition. Octavo, 327 pages; VG-; gloss paper covers, spine red and yellow with white lettering: mild bumping to corners, crease to top left corner of back cover; mild wear to text-block; interior virtually pristine; INSCRIBED by Callanan to Seamus McKenna to title page, INSCRIBED and SIGNED by McKenna (previous owner) to ffep; shelved case 9.
Springfield: G. and C. Merriam, 1839. Early Reprint of the First American Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in modern brown cloth, brown leather labels with gilt lettering on spines; fore-edge of title page for volume one archival backed; mild age-toning to pages; interiors clean; title page states 'First American from the First London Edition', actually later, presumably from the same plates; shelved above Eastern Europe.
Philadelphia: T. & J. W. Johnson, 1848. Second Edition. Octavo, 645pp.; spine brown with maroon textblock; minor shelfwear and rubbing to boards and edges, textblock on spine exhibits some cracking; binding solid; text block clear; text clean; stamp on inside front board of previous owner; shelved case 10.
Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 2001. Collector's Edition. Large octavo, xx-1032 pages. Hard cover dark brown leather boards with gilt lettering and decoration and four raised bands on the spine and no dust jacket, VG. Collector's edition bound in genuine leather. Tight binding. Text and pages are clean and unmarked. Light shelf wear to boards. Yellow ribbon bookmark present. Light scraping to gilt text block, but it's particularly strong on the lower corner. HEAVY ITEM; additional shipping cost may apply. Shelve easton press or law.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1924. Octavo, xii, 247 pages; Fair; bound in publisher's blue cloth, faded lettering to spine; spine sun-faded; gutter of ffep fully separated from text block, spine visible; age-toning to pages; Signature of Justice Felix Frankfurter to ffep; Institute for Government Research, Service Monographs of the United States Government No. 30; AM consignment; shelved case 10.
London: Stevens & Sons, 1878. English Edition. Thick Octavo, 738 pages; G; rebound in beige buckram, black lettering to spine; ex-library, with the usual markings and stamps from the War Department, Pentagon, and Library of Congress; moderate wear; scattered pencil marginalia;.
New York: Willam Morrow, 1991. First Edition, Sixth Printing. Octavo, 430 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white and pink lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$22.95'; slight wear to corners, small closed tear to upper front cover; Inscribed on ffep by Caroline Kennedy to Michael and Vicki Kennedy; TLS with envelope from Caroline Kennedy as President of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation on their letterhead, with handwritten postscript "...see you on the cape?"; shelved case 5.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 405 pages; VG/VG; spine steel-blue with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$26.95'; slight bumping to corners; Inscribed on ffep by Caroline Kennedy to Michael and Vicki Kennedy; shelved case 5.
[London]: Printed for John Walthoe, 1716. Second Edition. Octavo; 261pp; 148pp; single page Walthoe ad precedes each title; bound in full old leather;spine ends worn down; joints peeling; corners worn and showing; spine leather dry and cracked; leather title label lost; contents generally very good, front and rear hinges cracked and exposed; paper quality better with 2nd title; bookplate of Sir Henry Echlin, 1st Baronet of Clonagh, Ireland, with his signature on facing end-paper. [Spine; old leather no titles].
New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 221 pages; VG/VG; spine black with red and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; Signed on title page by Koh, dated October 28, 2018; shelved case 1.
Washington, D.C. none given, 1841. First. Octavo; vg-/none; tan leather spine with gilt lettering on red and black labels; ex library, stamps; shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; light age-toning; endpapers, foxed; permanent bookmarkers; boards, rubbed; chipped; large library label; spine, chipped, faux banding; else very good; [Document 111 alone, 1456pp.]; ---ISBN none.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1873. sixth edition. Thick Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Light brown spine with gilt text on red & black panels; 3 volumes; Boards are leather with some rubbing wear & scratches on exterior and along edges, tear along spine of vol. 1 at rear joint, tear at head spine edges of vols. 2 & 3 and sunned spines and panels have cracking along joints, but are present, 'as is'; Text blocks have darkened slightly on exterior edges with shadow around edges of first and last few pages, cracking along binding between pastedowns and end papers, stickers on front pastedowns, otherwise text pages are unmarked; pp 2155. [Shelved in Aisle 7].
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2002. The ultimate resource for authoritative information on the U.S. Presidency, Congress, and Supreme Court. Compiled by three top scholars, its pages brim with the key figures, events, and structures that have animated U.S. government for more than 200 years. Features biographies of all the Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Supreme Court Justices, as well as notable members of Congress (current at date of publication). Bound in fine brown genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif on cover; gilt text block, silk ribbon bookmark sewn in. Hardcover. 802 pages. 8vo., 802pp; VG; bound in fine brown genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif on cover; gilt text block; silk ribbon; in excellent condition; shelved easton press or political science.
New York: A. Wessels, 1909. Presumed First Edition. 8vo., 361 pp., VG-/no DJ; blue cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine, horizontal crease above "A. WESSELS' logo to tail of spine (lettering affected yet legible; bumping to corners of boards, cocking to boards, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; ex libris bookplate to front paste-down, square area of age-toning to ffep from bookplate; age-toning to interior, slight fading to text (legible), occasional marginalia in pencil; INSCRIBED by Post to first blank page, dated "Chicago / Dec 1909"; Post served as Assistant Secretary of Labor from 1913-1920 under the Wilson administration; shelved Case 1.
[Washington]: [U.S. G.P.O.], 1881. Octavo, xii, 281 pages; VG-; 3/4 bound in black leather, red marbled boards, gilt lettering to spine; marbled endpapers; moderate rubbing to hinges, edges of boards, head and tail of spine; 26 folding plates in rear; "March 3, 1881.--Laid on the table and ordered to be printed."; name written on second free endpaper; shelved case 1.