Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
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Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 3.
London: Printed and are to be sold by W. Taylor, 1721. Second Edition. 4to., 797pp.,  tables and index; VG; bound in polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, label with gilt lettering, mostly worn off; joints weak, some scratches to boards, general rubbing and wear; two bookplates on front pastedown, one from Henry Duke of Kent, 1733, the other Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park; some scattered ink splatter on page 351 that bleeds through onto 353, text legible; folding plates on pages 1, 215, 476 present and in excellent condition; Numerous mispagination, including p. 447-472 omitted; consignment; shelved case 4.
Paris: Chez Rollin, Quillau, Desaint, 1726. First Edition. Quartos, 4 volumes; VG-; bound in full brown leather, paneled spines with gilt lettering to two compartments, uniform gilt tooling to the rest; marbled endpapers; general rubbing and scraping to boards, some wear to hinges, chipping to heads and tails of spines, corners; name written in ink on verso on ffeps; purple stamps of the Grand Consistory of Kentucky (Freemasons) on all title page, some other pages; wide margins, with no writing or marginalia in text; with 71 full page portraits, five folding maps, and one plan; Volume 1: 28 portraits, 3 folding maps; Volume 2: 20 portraits, 1 plan; Volume 3: 5 portraits, 2 folding maps; Volume 4: 18 portraits; text in French; shelved case 7.
Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1879. First Edition. Large quarto in 3/4 brown marble with burgundy leather; VG; 6 band embossed spine with gold gilt; boards show some amount of shelf wear around corners and spine and slight soiling; small sticker inside front board; previous owner's signatures on ffep; strong binding; paper slightly faded and plates clean; contains 190 lithographs of patterns and 10 color lithographs (1 with gold lining); Jules Bourgoin traveled to Damascus in 1875 and came upon 150 plates which he could not acquire but reproduced and elaborated upon; 47 pages of text in French; shelved in Case 7.
London: Day & Son, 1856. Quarto, unpaginated; VG; 3/4 bound in black leather, black pebbled cloth boards; paneled black spines with gilt lettering and tooling; spine has some rubbing, minor scratches; mild wear to corners; small bookseller sticker on front pastedown; all plates present and in excellent condition; shelved case 7.
London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1881. First Edition. Octavo; VG; brown cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex libris, signatures; edge wear and bumping; text block clean; 470 pp.; five engraved plates with a tipped folded color map; appendix, "General Lists of Works," 24 pp.; light general toning; all edges and corners, wear and chipping; spine, sunned; previously restored; else very good. Case 7.
Cairo, Egypt: Printed at Imperial Press, 1947. First Edition. 8vo., 183pp.; VG; in brown wraps, black lettering on spine, mild shelfwear; stapled binding; last page partialy torn along gutter due to the nature of binding; INSCRIBED on ffep by Beglar to Arthur E. Callahan, First Secretary (title) to the U.S. Iraqi Ambassador, dated 27.10.47 in Cairo; Beglar was the Secretary for the American Committee for the Independence of Armenia; incredibly scarce in any condition, let alone as a signed presentation copy; shelved case 2.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1992. Octavos, 11 volumes; VG; bound in fine genuine brown leather with bright gilt spines, black and red labels with gilt titling, and gilt decorative motif on covers; each volume with matching motif; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; shelved above Easton Press.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1994. First Editions Thus. Octavos, 17 volumes; VG; bound in fine genuine burgundy leather with bright gilt spine titles and gilt and black decorative motif on covers; each volume with matching motif; head of spine of volume 1 bleached to gray, presumably through sun; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; all 17 volumes still in publisher's shrinkwrap, shelved above case 1.
Paris: Librairie De Brissot-Thivars, 1819. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG-; bound in wraps, of a faded rose color, handwritten black lettering on spine; pastedowns of both volumes are pages from other books, tape partially used to attach; some wear to pages, including some fraying to pages; half-title and title pages present in both volumes; some pages uncut; interiors clean of writing; shelved case 7.
London: John Murray, 1903. Third Edition. Small Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 red calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling and titling, red cloth boards, marbled endpapers; top edge gilt; bound by Riviere & Son with their mark; mild wear to boards, slight darkening to spines; profusely illustrated throughout; shelved case 9.
New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1881. 4tos., 4 volumes; VG; spines green cloth with gilt lettering; all edges of text block gilt; front boards have blind tooling and gilt title; bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; spine on volume 4 loose; with numerous engravings on steel and wood from original drawings by Harry Fenn andv J. D. Woodward; heavy, please contact for shipping; shelved front table.
London, Paris, & America; London, Paris, &: Fisher. Son & Co., 1836. First Edition. Two volumes. Quarto. Very good in burgundy leather spine with gilt lettering and rulings; stamped faux banding; half-bound w/red boards; ex libris, heraldic bookplates; ex libris, signatures; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; endpapers, marbled; foxing and toning starts; --v1, 80 pp.; vignette on title-page; 38 engravings w/tissue guards; all edges and corners, chipping, nicks, scars and wear; foot of spine, break and loss; ---v2, 76 pp.; vignette on title-page; 37 engravings w/tissue guards; all edges and corners, chipping, nicks, scars, and wear; else very good. Shelved Case #9.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1986. Second Impression. Octavo; pp 520; VG/VG; ivory spine with green and black text; inside cardboard box; this volumes only; full title: History of the Second World War: The Mediterranean and Middle East, Volume VI: Victory in the Mediterranean, Part I: 1st April to 4th June 1944; dust jacket show only light sunning to exterior; cloth has some very light wear to exterior; lightly bumped tail fore corners; mylar wraps; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated endpapers; illustrated with maps and charts.
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.
Staplehurst, Kent: Spelmont, 1999. Quarto; VG/VG- with plastic cover; Maroon and grey spine with white text; DJ has some shelf wear and minor chipping on lower edges; price has been clipped from lower inside front; Edges and text block are clean; Signed and inscribed by the author, this is No 47 of a very limited edition of 300 privately published by the author for friends and colleagues. This autobiography covers his nearly 40 years in the Army from commisioning in the late 1940s to his retirement as General Officer Commanding Wales. He served many years in Scottish Battalion of The Parachute Regiment ; he was the last comanderof the Sultan's Armed Forces before Oman indepedence.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 788 pages, VG-/VG-; dj, white spine, black lettering: mild overall wear to dj, occasional small closed tears to edges of covers, approximately 1" tear to top corner of back cover, mild rubbing to back cover along hinge, "45.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, orange cloth boards, dull gold lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, small open tear to cloth to top edge of back board; mild age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; INSCRIBED by Kostof to half-title page; shelved Front Table.
New York: Miramax Books; Hyperion, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 447 pages; VG/VG; spine is blue with gold lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$24.95', has minimal shelf wear; binding and pages have minimal wear; Inscribed on half-title by Pahlavi in English, other inscription on half-title; shelved case 5.
Rome: Gagosian Gallery, 2008. First Edition. thin oblong folio, 75 pp., VG-; tan boards, dark green lettering; spine cocked, front board shaken, shelf lean, binding sturdy; bumping to head and tail of spine and corners; mild brown residue (possibly rust-staining) to boards, lettering to front board affected; interior pristine; published in conjunction with the inaugural exhibition held at the Gagosian Gallery from December 15, 2007 through March 8, 2008; TL consignment; shelved Front Table.
New York: DeProgram Program, Inc., 2013. Large octavo; VG-/paperback; black spines with yellow text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, pp 272, ISBN 9780991094912; vol. 2, pp 358, ISBN 9780991094929; vol. 3, pp 326, ISBN 9780991094936; covers have mild wear to exteriors; text blocks clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight;.
Washington, D.C.; Seattle and London: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery; University of Washington Press, 1988. Small Quarto; VG/no-DJ; blue spines with gilt text; blue slipcase has cloth exterior; light smudges to exterior; intact panels; 2 volumes: vol. 1, A Jeweler's Eye: Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection, pp 240; vol. 2, An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection, pp 446; cloths have clean exteriors; strong panels; text blocks show minimal wear to interior edges; frontispiece; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1956. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, some fading on spine and periphery of front cover, bottom outside corners bumped, slight stain toward bottom edge of front, back cover has minor scratches and spotting; Textblock has ink inscription on front endpaper "To Ted Lockard with many thanks, George, 15 April 1966", spine crack between front endpapers and half-title page, slight crease to bumped lower right corner throughout, frontispiece separated from spine at top, clean text; texts in English, Arabic, Italian, German, and French; xvii, 688 pages, frontispiece (port.), 39 pages of plates (1 folded), folded map. Please see photos of the book for details regarding wear/damages/etc.
New York: Random House, 1963. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 570 pages; VG/G; spine black with red and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$6.95'; some rubbing and wear to jacket, including chipping to head and of spine, corners, edges, wear to hinges; Inscribed to ffep by Dan Kurzman to Chalmers Roberts; shelved case 1.
London: John Murray, 1873. Octavo. good+/none. burgundy leather; stamped boards, front with gilt seal of London; back board, blind with no stamp; spine with gold text, filigree, and five raised bands; all text edges, gilt; ex libris, signature; ex library, bookplate; edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; pencil notes, ffep; 560 pp.; illus., frontispiece and six folded maps; five woodcuts; all board edges, wear, scars, and chipping;binding shaken; hinges, split starts; else very good. Shelve in case 7.
Washington, D.C: Public Affairs Press, 1955. First American edition. Small octavo; 119 pp. Introduction by Dorothy Thompson. First published in Cairo, July 1954. Light green cloth, illustrated dust jacket. VG/VG. Clean and tight. Jacket slightly worn at extremities. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
Jerusalem: Ariel Publishing House, 1984. Large Octavo; pp 447; VG-/VG-; black spine with white and gilt text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; minor edge wear; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; slightly cocked spine; text block has light toning to exterior edges; illustrated; text in Hebrew.
London: Smith Elder and Co., 1860. First edition. Two octavos, rebound in 1/2 bound cloth and paper boards. Blue cloth spine with gilded text. VG- condition overall, Boards strong, some edgewear, binding strong; Textblock age-toned, lacking plates, occasional light soiling on some pages, cracking along gutter near title page on volume 1, previous owner's name on title pages of both volumes, Vol 1: 283pp + 32pp of ads in rear, Vol 2: 293pp + 1p of printed "notes" in rear. See all five photos for details. Shelved in glass case on sales floor, near stairs.
Citta del Vaticano: Edizioni Musei Vaticani, 2014. Small Quarto; pp 74; VG/VG-; white spine with black text; dust jacket has only mild wear to exterior; light edge wear; exterior clean; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Arabic and English text;.
Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1988. First. Quarto; VG/VG-; Green/blue spine with black and white text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, age discoloration along spine and front cover tail edge, abrasion along top edge of back inside cover flap; Boards strong, clean; Textblock darkened with age, otherwise clean; pp 240.
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1911. Approx. 6" x 8.75" VG brick red hardcover with faded gilt lettering. Ex-library with associated stamps and markings. Gilt on decorative front cover remains relatively bright. Rubbing around perimeter of boards, particularly at corners and spine ends and along joints. Approx. 1" sq. area on rear boards where remnants of sticker remain. Library markings on front pastedown; previous owner's inscription on front endpaper; browning to endpapers. Foxing to early and late pages. One or two of the photographic plates may have superficial tears to margin, image at p150 detached but present. Binding secure and text block square and tight. See all six photos for details Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
London: A. & C. Black, 1906. Octavo; G- condition hardcover; Ex-library; Spine, tan with gold print; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, green and blue decorative illustration, tattering to corners and spine caps, toning to spine, shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, inked-out library stamps, library pocket, and penciled prices on endpapers, pencil mark on title page, endpapers tanned, cracked front hinge, intermittent spine breaks, occasional faint foxing/spotting otherwise clean text; ix, 282 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (63 color plates, folded map).
New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, Inc., 1978. First. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, with general shelfwear and edgewear; Textblock clean, previous owner's embossed book stamp on half title page, signatures loose, staining along fore edge, lighter staining at tail edge corner; pp 726.
Munich, Germany: Drei Masken Verlag, 1925. First Edition. Octavo hardcover in Good condition only. TEXT IN GERMAN. Ex-libris, previous owner's bookplate and name on front endpapers. Heavy foxing to edges of text block, and moderate foxing to endpapers and periphery of pages. Binding shakes but holds together. Moderate shelf wear & bumping. General soiling to cover. Bowing to front and rear boards. B&W photographic illustrations. All else is good. - [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
Oxford University Press, 1980. First edition. Folio in dark green cloth hardcovers with black DJ in brodart; white letters on spine; VG/VG; minimal soiling; maps on end pages; paper and text clean; pp. 268; plates of photographs and art at the end; shelved under review table; please contact us for shipping costs.
Istanbul, Turkey: Koçbank, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 248 pages; VG/VG; Spine is blue with white and gold lettering; dust jacket has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; binding and pages clear; signed by the author on the title page; comes in a pictorial slip case; shelved front table.
Jerusalem, Israel: Israel Universities Press, 1974. Second American Edition. 8vo., xxiii, 527pp.; VG/G+; spine green with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; strips of tape on flaps and boards where the dust jacket had been taped; sun-damage to jacket, bumping to corners and head and tail of spine; interior clean; written by the former chief of Israeli military intelligence, this book analyzes one hundred twenty books written by Arabs as well as the Arab press and radio; shelved Middle-east.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2019. Limited Edition, #621/1,400. Octavo, 428 pages; VG; bound in fine gray premium leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt motif on covers; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; SIGNED on limitation page by Jason Rezaian; Certificate of Authenticity loose within; shelved easton press.