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.
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.
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: 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. AM Consignment. Shelved 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Philadelphia: Hopkins and Earle, 1808. First Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; G; newly rebound in half patterned leather, boards brown leather, paneled spines with gilt; marbled endpapers; ex-library stamp to both title pages; lower fore corner of volume 1 title page missing; pages 1-16 of volume 1 missing; previous owners name on title page of volume 1, half-title of volume 2; some foxing and pencil markings throughout both volumes; shelved above Revolutionary War.
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, 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. Shelved in Netdesk office, above Ephemera Sections.
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.
Geneva: Excudebat Stephanus Gamonetus, 1643. Quarto; pp 74; poor; tan spine with black text; raised bands to spine; chips to spine; boards have peeling to outer layer; heavy chipping to edges; partially detached front board; text block has darkened exterior edges; some foxing sprinkled toward edges of most pages; light pen; interior has age darkened pages; other stains to some pages, as is; illustration to title page; Latin text;.
Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & C., 1885. First Edition. Octavo, 415 pages; VG; newly rebound in full brown leather, paneled spine with gilt; marbled endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; large folding genealogical chart in rear, with an index on the reverse, one small tear; scarce; shelved case 1.
New York: Lemma Publishing Corporation, 1970. Octavos: VG/no-DJ hardcovers: Black spines with two red bands and gilt text: Boards are all strong and mostly clean with some very minor dust staining, light shelfwear, bindings solid: Textblock exteriors are mostly clean with some mild dust staining to the fore edges of volumes 4 & 6, volume 4 has small blue mark to tail edge exterior, pages are all clean and unmarked: Complete 6 Volume Set: Unpaginated.
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.
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.
Erie, PA: The Erie Printing company, 1928. Octavo; pp 365; G-/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth shows spotting to spine toward tail edge, white smudge toward head edge; some wear with soiling to boards; slightly bumped corners; text block has some age toning to exterior edges; slightly cocked spine; slight foxing to first and last few pages; previous owner's name to ffep.