Augspurg; Franckfurt an der Oder: Daniel Walders; Bey Jerem. Schreyen und J. C. Hartmanns, 1711/1712/1713. First Edition. Octavo; , 381, , , 358, , 412, VG; bound in contemporary full vellum, ink titling to spine; mild soiling to vellum; ink stain to part 2 page 66; folding tables tipped in to end of book 1, pages 67, 231, two to 309, five in total; ex-library, with removed label from spine, removed bookplate from front pastedown, small stamp to recto of first title page; extremely scarce; AG consignment; shelved case 3.
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Lugduni Batav [Leiden]: Felicem Lopez, 1679. First Edition. 12mo., , 316,  pages; G+; bound in contemporary vellum, ink titling to spine; vellum with mild soiling, small chipping to front edge of tail of spine, vellum beginning to peel on the lower fore corner of the rear board; with front and rear free blanks; ex-library, with removed sticker from spine, removed bookplate from front pastedown, small stamp to recto of title page; embossed stamp to title page and page 99; ink stain to ffep; includes index; With added engraved title page with varying date of publication: MDCLXXX; Profusely, extensively, and colorfully filled with marginalia. Black, red, green, and yellow are all used for underlining, while black and red are used for writing. Beautiful handwriting, at times indistinguishable from the printed marginalia.; AG consignment; scarce; shelved case 3.
Annapolis, Maryland: Printed by Jonas Green, 1765. First Edition. folio; G; spine paneled brown leather with a red label and gilt lettering; quarter bound black cloth boards, rebound; age-marks and water-stains throughout, some waving to pages, some rips; this copy is lacking the following: title page, (1 leaf), dedication, (1 leaf), Preface, 4pp., Advertisement (errata) (1 leaf), U²-Y² of index; contains: Charter, 17pp., text, 620pp., Indexes, 76pp.; collation is as follows: c²-f², g¹, A⁴-Z⁴, Aa⁴-Zz⁴, Aaa⁴-Zzz⁴, Aaaa⁴-Hhhh⁴, Iiii², A²-T²; last entry on index is 'widows'; shelved case 2.
Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1851. Presentation edition. 6 Volumes; Quarto; G+; SIGNED by Daniel Webster on the presentation page; Ex-Library with labels on spines and Washington Historical Society bookplates on the front paste-downs; Books show wear on boards, corners bumped and fraying; Spine edges fraying; Some light soiling/spotting to boards; Some bindings loose but intact; Text blocks toned; Shelved: Above Limited Editions Club.
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 Allan's Office.
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.
[London]: In the Savoy: printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling, (assigns of E. Sayer, Esq;) for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, and T. Longman, J. Hazard, and C. Ward and R. Chandler, and sold at their shop at Scarborough, 1734. First Edition. Octavo, , 400, , pages,  ads; G; bound in full varnished calf, paneled spine with morocco label, gilt titling; front binding weak, wear and rubbing to binding, chip missing to fore head of spine; removed bookplate from front pastedown; ownership ink to ffep; slight waving to pages; with 16 page table in rear, followed by a 16 page catalogue of books by Joseph Hazard; small worming from front pastedown through page 3 in the upper fore corner small pinpricks continue intermittently; small number stamp to bottom of title page; shelved case 4.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Philadelphia: James Kay, Jun. & Brother, 1837. First Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; newly rebound in quarter light brown leather, dark brown leather boards, marbled endpapers; paneled spines with gilt lettering; scattered pencil markings; very mild age-toning; extremely scarce; shelved in Allan's Office.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Erfordiae [Erfurt]: Caroli Friderici Jungnicolii, 17330. Octavo, 422,  pages; VG; bound in quarter vellum, marbled paper covered boards, faded ink writing to spine; spine vellum with a tear near top of spine, wear and chipping to boards; ex-library, with usual markings, including stamps to title page, removed bookplate from front pastedown; private embossed stamp to title page, page 99; black ink dot to bottom edge of text block; text in Latin; scarce; shelved case 3.
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2007. First Edition, Third Printing. Octavo, 289 pages; VG/VG; spine brown pictorial with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$26.95,' very light wear; Inscribed on the ffep by Thomas, 'To Mike - Keep up the good work! Clarence.' After his name he drew a small smiley face.; LH consignment; shelved case 5.
New York and London: Oxford University Press, 2017. Second Edition. Octavo; VG; green/blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; second edition; cloth has only light wear; small spot to rear; strong boards; two stickers to rear; text block edges show mild wear due to handling; ex-library stamp to exterior head edge; ex-Library of Congress surplus stamp title page; otherwise clean interior; tight binding; pp 571 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to Ephemera section.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998. First Revised English-Language Edition. Thick Octavo; VG-/paperback; 2 volumes; black spines with white text; first printing; covers show slight shelf wear to exteriors; minor wear to edges; text block exterior edges show mild shelf wear; interiors clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Printed by J. Strahan, and M. Woodfall, Law Printers to the King's Most Excellent Majesty for J. Whiston, et al. 1772. Tenth Edition, Revised, Corrected and Enlarged. Large Quarto; Fair; brown spine with gilt text to burgundy bar; tenth edition; full leather brown binding; no jacket; exterior has noticeable rubbing; decorative scroll and line blind-stamped borders to front and rear; heavy rubbing to edges; raised bands to spine; detached front board, as is; text block exterior edges show age tone appearance; loosed ffep; clipped head fore corner to ffep; other chips to ffep; some foxing to most pages; broken hinges; illustrated; pp 657; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
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.
Amstelaedami [Amsterdam]: Ex Officina Wetsteniana, 1710. 12mo., , 315 pages; VG-; bound in contemporary full calf, paneled spine with gilt titling and stamping; moderate wear, including chipping to head and tail of spine, wear to hinges, bumping to corners; additional engraved title page; embossed stamp to title page, page 99; damage to front pastedown, possible bookplate removal; text in black and red; small ink writing to title page; shelved case 3.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1981. First Edition. Octavo, 274 pages; VG/VG; dust jacket orange with black lettering, spine sun-faded to yellow, protected with a mylar covering; mild rubbing and wear; gift inscription on half title by 'Rich', possibly the author; shelved case 9.
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.
Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1901. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, tattering to spine caps, wear to corners and bottom edges, mild shelfwear; Text block has names in ink on front flyleaf and name stamp on half-title page, cracked hinges front and rear, tanning and spotting to endpapers, intermittent spine breaks, light age-toning to paper, clean text; xiii, 599 pages + publisher catalog (7 pages).
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;.
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] Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s).
Deventer, Boston: Kluwer Law and Taxation Publishers, 1991. Thick Octavo; pp 1169; VG-; yellowish beige spine with black text; no jacket; cloth shows lightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine; strong boards; text block exterior edges have light wear; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; tight binding; interior clean; illustrated.
London: Henry Lintot, 1744. Third edition. Octavo leather-bound hardcover, good copy only. Ex-libris, previous owner's bookplate dated 1801 (appears to have been removed from original endpapers and re-glued on newer rebound endpapers), additional inscription from more recent owner dated 1939. Binding is sturdy. 287 pp + Table & Law Books bibliography. Rebound in light brown leather which has experienced heavy rubbing to spine and edges. Rebinding appears to have been done in early 20th Century. Several small holes in leather from rubbing on edges. Several spot stains to lower portion of front cover. front board and first few pages are detached yet present (see photos for details). All else is good. Full Title Reads: [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016] Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
New York: E. B. Treat, 1873. First Edition. Octavo, 359 pages; G; full binding of dark green cloth; spine with gilt lettering; moderate shelf wear; shredding at corners of boards; chips missing from head and tail of spine; mild soiling; small holes of cloth at front joint; spine repaired with glue at tail; mylar wrapper glued to covers; ex-library, with usual marks, including stamp to title page, bookplate to front pastedown; previous owners' names at front paste down and free end paper; contains black and white plates; pages clean; EF consignment; shelved Case 13.
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1936. First Edition. 10mo; pp 178; G/Fair; dark beige spine with black text; extremely scarce in dj; dust jacket shows chips to spine edges and fore corners; sun darkened spine; small sticker to spine; price to front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows light tone to exterior edges; mild defect to gutter at pp 16-17; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Lemma Publishing Corporation, 1970. Octavos: VG 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. 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 Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
New York: Gould, Banks and Co., 1840. first U.S. edition. Octavo in leather. Fair condition hardcover. 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. See all five photos for details. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
Philadelphia: Philip H. Nicklin, 1819. Second American edition. Octavo; Second American edition; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print on red band, spine tail torn away; Boards in brown leather, portion at bottom of spine torn away, worn, exposed corners and edges, scuffing, stains; Text block has cracked hinges front and rear, pen and penciled names and figures on endpapers, significant foxing and stains throughout, some puckering to pages; xiv, 239 pages.
Troy, NY: The Press of N. Tuttle, 1844. 12mo; Good; pp 315; dark brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has some rubbing wear to exterior; minor chips and wear to corners; raised bands to spine; blind-embossed borders and decorations to panels; strong boards; text block exterior edges have slight age toning; slight inked text to front pastedown; interior has light offset tone to most pages; minor foxing toward fore edge to few pages; good binding.
London: Printed by j. Purser for M. Withers, 1761. Second edition. Octavo; Second edition; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown, print faded away, raised bands; Boards in brown leather, front detached from text block, rear attached only by binding strings, worn exposed corners and edges, spine darkened and chipping, impressed design barely visible on front, leather is scuffed, stained, chipping; Text block has name in ink and bookplate on front pastedown, name in ink on title page, front endpapers present but detached, intermittent spine breaks, foxing throughout; Parallel texts in Latin and English; variously paged.
Madrid: Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid, 1996. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; hardcover; red spine, gild text; both volumes' boards strong, rear boards slightly bowed, minor rubbing on tail edges; both text blocks clean; volume 2 has minor rubbing on rear fore edge; volume 1 prologue in Spanish [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
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.