New York: George H. Doran, 1926. First American Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG/VG-; spines beige with black lettering; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings, prices cut; chipping to heads and tails of spines, eight water-drop stains to front cover of volume 1; age-toning to spines, page edges; shelved case 13.
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Boston: T. R. Martin, 1847. Adams was the sixth president of the United States. After serving a single term as president, he was elected to the House of Representatives for nine consecutive terms. While serving in the House, Adams ran an unsuccessful campaign for Governor of Massachusetts in 1833 as a candidate of the Anti-Masonic Party (formed in 1828). Letters on the Masonic Institution was published shortly before Adams’ death in 1848 at the age of 80. Excerpt: “It is now twenty years since there sprung up in the United States an earnest and at times a vehement discussion, of the nature and effect of the bond entered into by those citizens who join the society of Free and Accepted Masons. The excitement which arose in consequence of the disclosures then made, had the effect, at least for a time, if not permanently, to check the further spread of that association. The legislative power of some of the States was invoked, and at last actually interposed, to prevent the administration of extra-judicial oaths, including of course all such as were constantly taken in the Masonic Order. This was the furthest point which the opposition ever reached.” Bound in embossed black cloth, black spine with gilt lettering. Image at left is of the title page. 284 pages. 8vo., 284pp.; VG-; bound in embossed black cloth, black spine with gilt lettering; bumping to corners; what appears to be bookworm marks on the hinges and spine, does not impact text; top edge of head and lower edge of tail missing; mild scattered foxing; inscription dated 1853 on ffep; shelved case 1.
New York: Rock Foundation, 1988. First Edition. Folios, 3 volumes, VG/no DJs as issued; gray cloth boards, black lettering to spines: very mild overall wear to boards, spines faded beige (lettering clear and legible); minimal wear to clean text-blocks; interiors clean; VOLUME 3.1 [COSMIC GAMES]; VOLUME 3.2 [THE LABYRINTH & OTHER PATHS TO OTHER WORLDS]; VOLUME 3.3 [THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN]; frontispieces; volumes housed in VG- brown cloth slipcase; shelved front table.
Wuppertal: Verlag Dieter Ruggeberg, 1978. 12mo; pp 394; G-/Fair; blue spine with black text; dust jacket has scratching tear defect to spine; mild rubbing to edges; slight wear to exterior; cloth has moisture stain to spine; moisture staining to panels toward joints; intact boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; German text;.
London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1864. Second Edition. Octavo, 60 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 dark blue leather, marbled boards; rebacked with new dark blue leather spine, gilt lettering; mild foxing to endpapers; rubbing to boards; Illustrated by Cruikshank with many in-text woodcut engravings; SR consignment; shelved case 10.
Bombay: Theosophy Company (India) Ltd, 1930-1931. Octavo; G/no DJ; Looseleaf binding w/out DJ; Spine, black with no print; Looseleaf boards black with no print, rounded outside corners; Pamphlets each have yellow or blue covers, three-hole punched, some have light soiling, pencil markings; Texts have light amount of pencil annotation; "United Lodge of Theosophists"; Variously paged.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1964. First Edition. Octavo; pp 466; G/G; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; some rubbing to fore edges; slight age toning to rear; minor chips to spine edges; mylar wraps; green cloth with gilt text to spine; cloth has some slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; light offset toning to endpapers; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated.
San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins, 1995. First English Language Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 245 pages, VG/VG; purple and orange pictorial DJ, yellow and white lettering: mild wear to DJ, "USA $20.00 / CAN $28.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, purple cloth spine, orange matte paper boards, metallic red lettering to spine: very light bumping to head, tail, and corners; text-block and interior clean; INSCRIBED by Coelho to half-title page; Coelho's third-person narrative, semi-autobiographical novel on Coelho and his wife's pilgrimage through the Mojave Desert and their encounter with the Valkyries, "a band of bold, leather-clad women who travel the desert on motorcycles, spreading the word of angels"; shelved HC Fiction.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1924. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight edge tear to front edge, slight shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, slight pencil notation to rear pastedown, else clean and tight; 250 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Richmond, VA: The William Byrd Press, 1930. First Edition. Octavo, 259 pages; VG; bound in full gray cloth, spine gray, front cover has gilt lettering and a white floral design; binding has minimal shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, has minimal bumping along the top and bottom edges; pages have minor age toning; shelved Occult/New Age.
Richmond, VA: The William Byrd Press, 1932. First Edition. Octavo, 287 pages; VG; bound in full gray cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has gilt lettering and a white floral design; binding has minimal shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, has minimal bumping along the top and bottom edges; pages have minor age toning; shelved Occult/New Age.
Washington: The Supreme Council, 33rd-degree, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Southern Jurisdiction, United States of America, 1993. Octavo; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue and white with black print; DJ has slight edgewear, small tear to rear flap lower corner, but is clean and bright; Boards in purple cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xxi, 538 page, illustrated (b&w).
Washington DC: The Masonic Service Association of the United States, 1924. Small Octavo, 3 Volumes; G+ Hardcover; Faded Blue spine; Boards strong, bumping to corners, stains along spine, joints of both covers, some edgewear, moderate shelfwear, fraying to spine edges, Volume 1 otherwise clean, Volume 2 has faint blue stains on front cover, small mark towards tail edge of front cover, pink stain along spine towards tail edge, Volume 3 has pink stain along spine towards tail edge, pink mark along rear joint, brown mark along rear joint; Textblocks have book plate on front pastedown, moderate age toning, some foxing, Volume 1 has acid transfer on page 1, faint writing in pencil on pages 25, 32, 33, 36, 37, 40, 44, 56, rear pastedown, small faint blue marks on fore edge, tail edge, Volume 2 has black spot on half title page, faint staining on rear endpaper, pastedown, Volume 3 has separation along hinge of table of contents, bent corner of page 5, acid transfer on pages 6 and 7, staining along hinge of rear endpaper and pastedown; Volume 1 102 pp., Volume 2 40 pp., Volume 3 74 pp. Special Edition printed for The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts; Inscribed by Worshipful Master, Senior Warden, Junior Warden, Secretary of Lodge.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; Brown spine with landscape illustration and white text. DJ has Brodart cover jacket, general shelfwear, age toned, minimal edge wear; Boards has age toning to spine and edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has age toning to fore edge and pages, otherwise clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 287.
New York: The Dacrow Corporation, 1922. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/No jacket hardcover; Green spine with black lettering; Boards are bumped and bent at the corners, some rubbing to the spine and at the edges; Binding is sturdy; Text block is age-toned but clean; NOTE: Book has been signed by the author and includes several review sheets; 226 pages. shelved front bookcase.
Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group, 2001. Fifth Edition. Quarto: G/no-DJ hardcover: Black spine with white text: 2 Volume Set: Boards have general shelfwear, taped notice across front and at tails of spine, rubbing, minor chipping to corners and heads and tails of spine, marker transference on back pastedowns, binding solid: Textblock exterior has marker on all three sides crossing out library stamps, back free pages have stamps and marker covering library information, volume 1 has several stamps on back free pages, text is clean and unmarked: Fifth Edition: Ex Library: 1939 pp.
New York: Boni & Liverright, 1920. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to corners, hinges, edges and spine caps, stains; Text block has intermittent spine breaks, slight age-toning to paper, vendor label on rear pastedown; xv, 299 pages.
n.p. The Commercial Press, 2004. Large Octavo; pp 2176; Good+; black spine with red and white text; no jacket; cloth shows several scratches to exterior; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; small red stamped character to last page; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
St. Hilier: Neville Spearman, 1978. Octavo; First edition, second issue; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with silver print; DJ in mylar, has edgewear, mild shelfwear; Boards in black cloth, mild warping else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for slight bump to fore edge; 184 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1923. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in tan cloth with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, bumps to lower corners, smudging, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, small tears at bottom of front flyleaf, top edge of rear flyleaf torn away, mild amount of spotting within; vii, 190 pages, frontispiece (port.).
London: James Clarke & Co., 1964. Octavo; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green and brown with black and white print; DJ in mylar, light edgewear but clean and bright, vendor label on rear; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xx, 109 pages, illustrated (b&w maps, 1 folded).
n.p. IMP AB and Summertime Publishing Ltd., 2003. Large Octavo; VG/no-DJ; white, orange and pink pictorial spine with blue, green and purple text; hard cover 3- ring binder has slight wear to exterior; strong panels; slight rubbing wear to exteriors; text block consists of several chapters of disbound pages in binder; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Washington: R.O. Polkinhorn, Printer, 1879. 32mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown canvas tape; Boards separated from textblock and held in place by canvas tape, boards in marbled paper, worn edges, shelfwear, buckling from moisture; Text block has stain to fore edge, puckering due to moisture damage, clean text; 104 pages.
New York: New Church Press, 1905. Small Octavo; G+ Hardcover w/ Fair+ Dustjacket; Browned Spine with Black text; Dustjacket has heavy edgewear, heavy shelfwear, open tears at top and bottom corners of both covers, open tears along head and tail edges of front and rear covers at joint, closed tear along head edge of rear cover, small open tears along fore edge of both covers, scuffing along spine; Boards strong, rubbing to corners, some edgewear, some shelfwear, otherwise clean; Textblock has scuffing on front endpaper from removal of sticker, age toning, small black marks on half title page and rear endpaper and pastedown, otherwise clean; 264 pp.
London: Rudolf Steiner Publishing Co. 12mo; G-; Paperback; In clear plastic sleeve; Spine, stapled; Cover is tan with black print, significant foxing, “wite-out” painted over two spots on front, mild wear to all corners; Textblock has spotting to all edges and some pages, “wite-out” painted over spots inside front cover and title page; 32 pages. Shelved Netdesk office, on bookshelf above Ephemera section.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1903. Small Octavo; G- Hardcover; Green spine with Gold text; Boards strong, cocking to spine, bumping and rubbing to corners, moderate edgewear, some shelfwear, fraying along spine edges, otherwise clean; Textblock has writing in pen on front and rear pastedowns and pages 130, 135, 143, 144, 149, 154, 157, 159, 165, 168-171, 173, 175, 193, , writing in red pencil on front endpaper and rear pastedown, writing in pencil on second page and rear endpaper and pastedown, pages 197, 202, 205, 206, 213, 214, 216, 221, 224, 229, 239, 241, 242, open tears along hinge of front and rear pastedown, open tear along head edge of page 193, faint staining on pages 96 and 97, small black or brown marks on 10+ pages, age toning; 243 pp.
Jersey, Channel Islands: Neville Spearman (Jersey) Limited, 1977. First Edition. Octavo; pp 159; G/G; ivory spine with brown text; dust jacket shows lightly sunned spine; mild edge wear; cloth has slight white spotting to front; clean; strong boards; text block shows little wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Baltimore: I. & M. Ottenheimer Publishers, 1958. Revised edition. 12 mo. VG/Fair DJ. Black and yellow spine with yellow and black text/title; dustjacket has some rubbing, several creases, and multiple torn areas (none any larger than 1 inch); dj is also age-toned; boards are strong and mostly clean; some moisture exposure staining on front pastedown, front free end page, back free end page, and back pastedown; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned with a few creases on a couple of pages but otherwise clean. Pp. 93.
Stanwood: Sabian Publishing Society, 1969. Octavo. VG/Fair DJ. Yellow and orange spine with blue text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean aside from scuff marks and moderate edgewear (one larger tear by the spine that spans about 1.5 inches vertically); boards are strong and clean; small blue bookplate on the front pastedown; pencil writing on the front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 197.
8vo., paged 5-20; G; lacks cover, outer pages browning, slight pink stain and last page, corners lightly bumped, penciled name on upper edge of first page, some creasing on first page; clean interior; book review, "The Mind Readers, by S.G. Soal and H.T. Bowden"; "Reprinted from International Journal of Parapsychology, Vol. II, No. 1, Winter, 1960"
Chicago: Ezra A. Cook, 1884. 12mo; Poor; Paperback; Spine is entirely disintegrated; In clear plastic sleeve, light blue cover, chipping along all edges, vendor stamp to front and rear, front lower corner sliced off, rear has marbled paper strip along spine from previous binding; Text block has binding entirely disintegrated, leaving only loose pages, age-toned, brittle paper; 16 pages.
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1956. Eighteenth Edition. Octavo; Fair+ Hardcover w/ Poor Dustjacket; Brown spine with Red text; Dustjacket has heavy edgewear, heavy shelfwear, covered by plastic, open tear along top corner of front cover, large open tear along fore edge of front cover, large open tear along tail edge of spine and both covers, open tear along head edge of spine and rear cover, open tear along fore edge of rear cover near bottom corner, open tear on rear cover near fore edge, open tear along top corner and head edge of rear cover, open tear along head edge of rear cover, small closed tears along head edge of rear cover, sunning to spine; Boards strong, moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, fraying along spine edges; Textblock has age toning, staining on front endpaper and pastedown, rear endpaper, page 12, foxing on some forward pages, closed tear on pages 3 and 164, open tears in pages 67, 195 and 329-333, writing in pencil on pages 3-6, 11, 16-18, 23, 41, 85, 88-92, 96-102, 104, 105, 108, 113-116, 119,121, 123, 126-131, 135, 151, 152, 156, 161, 176, 178-181, 185-190, 193, 197, 206, 207, 210-214, 217, 218, 220, 224-226, 228, 231, 240-243, 255, 278, 279, 324-326, 328,329, 331, writing in pen on pages 249-252; 384 pp.
Cassadaga: Distributed by National Spiritualist Association of Churches, 1962. Octavo; Reprint, preface signed 1895; G; Paperback; Spine, pink with black print; Cover is pink with black print, spotting, edgewear; Text block has vendor label partially torn away on title page, else clean and tight; “Vol. 1 and 2”— cover; 385 pages.
Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1985. 12mo; pp 163; G/G-; black spine with dark pink and ivory text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block has slight wear exterior edges; bright pink endpapers.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with silver print; Boards in black cloth with silver print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, soiling to edges, shelfwear, fading to spine; Text block has shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks, name in ink on front flyleaf, vendor label on front flyleaf, clean text; x, 336 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
Brooklyn: D. Robbins and Co Inc, 1999. Revised edition, eleventh printing. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Orange and white spine with white text/title; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear; boards are mostly strong and clean; some brown residue left on the front pastedown and front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp.416.