New York: Printed and sold by George F. Hopkins, 1802. Second Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in full contemporary calf, black spine labels wih gilt lettering; boards with moderate rubbing, including some wear to hinges, scraping to leather; newspaper clipping tipped onto verso of title page, staining to first page of preface; Ownership on front pastedowns of A. S. Burleson. Ownership on both title pages of Hugh Nelson. some sparse marginalia to text, including writing the authors of certain essays under the title, writing covers most of the front endpapers; DG consignment; shelved in Case 1.
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Londini [London]: Typis Du-Gardianis, 1651. Second Edition, Revised. Quarto, 263 pages; VG; bound in contemporary brown calf, plain paneled spine, mild soiling and wear; bind double-rule to boards, remnants of a gilt roll to board edges; no pastedown was ever applied to interior; A2, B-Z4, Aa-Ll4,  full blank leaves at end, complete; with errata leaf before title, woodcut armorial shields on title page, decorative head and tailpieces and decorated initial letters; no writing or marks of previous ownership; wide margins, approximately 2.25 cm on top edge, 4.5cm. on fore edge, 5cm on lower edge, with some minor variance.; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
London: C. Dilly and John Stockdale, 1787/1788. Volumes Two and Three of the First London Editions. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG-; spines paneled brown leather, red label with gilt lettering; BOTH VOLUMES HAVE BEEN TAMPERED WITH. The volume number on the title pages have been partially scraped off, so that one 'I' was removed from each, rendering the appearance of 'Vol. II.' to read 'Vol. I.', and 'Vol. III.' to read 'Vol. II.'. This is the only tampering with in these volumes that we have noticed.; spines newly rebound, previous brown leather boards present; moderate wear and soiling to boards, including some rounding to corners, chipping to leather; small stamp of a name to ffep; volume 2 has some water damage, primarily to upper for corner, and extending along the upper edge for the beginning of the volume, reached page number, but does not reach body of text; no underlining or markings to text; page 381/382 of volume 2 is torn, with the fore margin missing, none of the body of text is impacted, although the numbering in the margins is missing, page number present; minimal foxing, with what little there is sparse and faint; While newly rebound, both volumes are mislabeled on the spine. Volume 2 reads '1', and Volume 3 reads '2'. MK consignment; shelved case 1.
Philadelphia: Prichard and Hall, 1788. First American Edition. Octavo, , 244,  pages; G; bound in contemporary mottled brown leather, flat spine with gilt bands and lettering; chipping to head of spine; rubbing and bumping to corners; front hinge shaken, with lower half detached; an unrestored copy, no signs of repair to binding; collation: [A]2, [B]4, C-G4, H3/4, I4, K1-3, L4, M-Z4, 2A-2I4, lacking H1/2, K4, L1-L3 (corresponds to pages 49-52, 71-78); L4 and M1 partially loose; title page has a strip torn off at the head, does not impact text; name written on title page; first and last few leaves and pastedowns have light to moderate browning in irregular along edges, probably from binder's glue; mild foxing throughout; lacking folding demographic Table of Virginia Indians; map on page 20 present; 4 pages of ads in rear as called for; JG consignment; shelved case 1.
New York/London: Appleton and Co./Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1889. First US Edition [Second Issue]. Octavo; G+; Ochre boards and spine with gilt lettering; Some bumping and scuffing to the edges and corners of the boards, some slight tearing to the cloth at the spine edges, spine scuffed, gilt lettering faded but visible fraying at the corners; Binding is shaken with some tearing at the gutter and end papers both front and rear; Text block is age toned, as typical; Free of marking; BD consignment, shelved case 10.
West Stockbridge, Massachusetts: Thornwillow Press, 1990. Limited Edition, #402/500. Octavo, 39 pages; bound in Moroccan burgundy goatskin, plain paneled spine; lacking slipcase; #402/500, signed by Pontifell on the limitation page; Inscribed by Helmut Kohl to John Weitz on ffep; stamp from the GHI-John Weitz collection on the ffep; text in German and English; KUS consignment; shelved case 9.
Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1919. First Edition. Quarto in half leather with marbled boards. VG condition. SENATE DOCUMENTS 51: Treaty of Peace with Germany (538 pages) including four large fold out maps 85: Amendments Reported by the Committee of Foreign Relations 63: Assistance to France in the Event of Unprovoked Aggression by Germany 81: Military Occupation of the Territories of the Rhine 82: Treaty with Poland 86: Data on German Peace Treaty total 1185+ pages 66th Congress shelved in case 7.
London: John Milton, 1697. Reissue. Octavo,  238 pages; 3/4 bound in brown calf, paneled spine with gilt bands and gilt lettering; marbled boards; A4, B-P8, Q7; lacking final advertisement leaf Q8; with a single small stamp on verso of title page for the Selbourne Library; mild soiling to interior; title page has some rubbing to edges, illegible name to top of page; Wing R187, ESTC Citation No. R9026; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Boston; New York: Houghton Mifflin Company; Harper & Brothers, 1880-1904. Various Editions. Octavos, 28 volumes; VG; all volumes matching 3/4 bound in brown leather, spine with 6 compartments, two with gilt lettering and a single rule border, the others with a double ruled border; marbled boards, endpapers; top edges gilt;name of F. A. Delano on spine tail in gilt on all volumes; Frederic Adrian Delano II was a member of the Delano family as a son of Warren Delano Jr. and Catherine Robbins Lyman, brother of Sara Ann Delano, and uncle of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Among other accomplishments, he was the chairman of the influential National Capital Park and Planning Commission and helped approve and oversee the building of the Pentagon.; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved above WWII.
Boston: Printed by Manning & Loring, 1797. 8vo., 300pp.; VG-; bound in brown leather, spine has red label and gilt lettering; moderate wear to boards, including scratches, scuffing, and rubbing; foxing, age-toning, and mild water-marks to interior; name written on ffep, dated 1801; lower edges of hinges beginning to split; TG consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: Doubleday, 1967. First Edition. Octavo, 400 pages; VG/VG; spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price cut, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with minimal fraying at the top and bottom of the spine, spine has minor discoloration due to sun exposure; binding and pages clear; signed by Dwight Eisenhower on a plate on the ffep; SG Consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2015. Octavo; VG; red spines with white text; no jackets; 7 volumes; formerly Library of Congress; cloths have minimal wear to exteriors; LOC stickers to rear; strong boards; text blocks show very little wear; LOC stamp to exterior head edges and title pages; profusely illustrated; text pages clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Hallowell: Glazier, Masters & Co., 1831. Twelfth Edition. 8vo., 542pp.; VG; bound in brown calf, spine brown with a red label and gilt lettering; scratching and rubbing to boards; tail of spine has a chunk missing; bumping and rubbing to corners; bottom part of page 179/180 coming loose, upper part still firmly attached; scattered moderate foxing throughout; drawing on a star in ink on the front pastedown; lower fore corner of the ffep has a piece missing; name written on ffep; shelved case 1.
New York: Best Books Inc., 1965. First Trade Paperback Edition. Octavo, 286 pages; VG-: spine is white with red lettering; binding has minor wear along the edges, has a small crease at the bottom of the front cover and at the top of the back cover, has minor creasing on the spine; pages have red coloring along the text block, have minor fading along the edges and have age toning; signed by Ronald Reagan on the title page; SG Consignment; Shelved in case 5.
London: John Milton, 1692. Third Edition, First Issue. Octavo, , 238,  pages; G; 1/4 bound in tan leather, brown leather boards, paneled spine with a burgundy label and gilt lettering; moderate rubbing to boards; text block speckled red; tape repair to both front and rear gutters, since separated; first 2 endpapers and last 2 endpapers loose within; endpaper opposite title page has 13 lines of handwritten notes; bookplate on front pastedown; interior clean; with rare advertisement leaf in rear; SS consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: George Adlard, 1838. Second American Edition. Octavo, xxviii, 464 pages; VG; bound in original brown cloth boards, rebacked with most of spine preserved, tail missing, part of head missing; some wear and rubbing to boards, particularly to corners; name written to ffep, dated 1874; name written on title page, dated 1839; mild foxing throughout; shelved case 1.
Philadelphia: M'Carty & Davis, 1834. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in period speckled calf, newly rebacked with paneled brown leather spines, black labels with gilt titling; marbled textblocks and endpapers; ex-library, with stamp to each title page, possible other markings; with each volume having a frontispiece and engraved title page; volume 1 with a plate of Franklin's handwriting, volume 2 with 11/12 plates, lacking plate 10; shelved case 1.
South Africa: Penguin Books, 2006. Reprint. 8vo., xii, 172pp.; VG/VG; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, very minor rip to lower front edge; very minor bumping, overall in excellent condition; INSCRIBED on ffep by Mervyn King to Paul Krugman, winner of the 2008 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences; "To Paul Krugman / It is the quality of / governance that is important - / not quantity. / Mervyn King / 06/02/09; Mervyn King is a former judge of the high court of South Africa, been chair or director of numerous companies, and is known for the King Report on Corporate Governance; stated reprint 2006 on copyright page; shelved case 10.
London: 1676. First Edition, Second Issue. 12mo, 234 pages; VG; bound in later full burnt orange calf, paneled spine, one compartment with gilt lettering, others plain; double-ruled blind boards; bookplate on the front pastedown of the Wickenheiser Milton Library; *2, A-I12, K10, lacking the final blank leaves K11 and K12; Second issue, with frieze face (or Medusa) woodcut on title page. The second issue is also sometimes called the second edition. The first issue (or first edition) has a fruit instead of a face.; JG consignment; shelved case 0;.
London: 1676. First Edition, Second Issue. 12mo, 234 pages; VG; bound in contemporary vellum, faded paneling and lettering to spine; name written on ffep; *2, A-I12; K10, lacking final blank leaves K11 and K12; Second issue, with frieze face (or Medusa) woodcut on title page. The second issue is also sometimes called the second edition. The first issue (or first edition) has a fruit instead of a face.; JG consignment; shelved case 0;.
New York: Public Affairs, 2006. First Edition, First Edition. Octavo, 259 pages; VG/VG; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$24.00'; Inscribed on title page by George Soros to Harris Wofford; underlining to the Acknowledgements and the 'about the publisher' page; scarce signed; shelved case 10.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1999. Octavos, 4 volumes, VG; paperbacks, navy blue covers, light gray lettering: very mild overall wear to covers, mild vertical creasing to spine of Vol. 2, dent to spine of Vol. 4; light marking to fore-edge of Vol. 4, text-blocks of Vols. 1-3 clean; VOL. 1 [PRELIMINARY PROCEEDINGS: slight creasing/minuscule closed tears to fore-edge of front cover and to pages i-xviii (includes title page)]; VOL. 2 [FLOOR TRIAL PROCEEDINGS]; VOL. 3 [DEPOSITIONS AND AFFIDAVITS: slight dogearing to bottom corners of pages 2145-2198, creasing visible to fore- and bottom-edges of text-block]; VOL. 4 [STATEMENTS OF SENATORS REGARDING THE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL: mild bumping to middle of fore-edge of back cover]; interiors clean; shelved above Case 11.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1896. Abridged Edition. Octavo, 547 pages; G-; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering to spine; moderate soiling and rubbing to boards; foxing to interior; webbing showing on ffep; two two tipped in TLS's, dated Feb. 3/97 and June 19/98, from James Bryce to Samuel Barker, publisher of "The American." Bryce writes about this work and mentions Woodrow Wilson before Wilson becomes President and Gladstone. Pasted to front pastedown is a newspaper photograph of Bryce and his wife. Barker Company Stamp on ffep; The American Commonwealth was first published in 1888 in three volumes; shelved case 1.
Frankfurt: Published by the Author, 1693. Third edition. 3 in. 12mo in vellum; condition: G+; boards with small stains and moderate fraying; book slanted upwards; paper wobbling; good binding; a few pages with dog ear; some discoloration; text clean; pp. 638; in German; shelved in Case # 6; YR consignment.
New York: Viking, 1938. Hardcover 845pp in 3 volumes, with slipcase in VG condition. Author signed, limited edition 509 of 625. Blue cloth covered boards clean, some minor dust in the cloth of the third volume. Boards are straight with almost no signs of shelfwear. Spine leather label with gilt. Text clean, unmarked. Toning is very faint, any foxed spots very sparse through pages. Top edges gilt, with one small scar on one volume. Numerous hand printed b/w illustrations. Rough cut pages. Shelve in case 12.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1962. First Edition. 8vo., 158 pp., VG/VG; green DJ with black lettering; mild wear to DJ: mild rubbing to spine (lettering clear and legible), slight superficial material loss to head, tail, and hinges of spine; mild age-toning to covers mostly to back cover (lettering clear and legible), some small closed tears to edges; price uncut "$4.95" to front flap, crossed out in pencil, white sticker to the left with a revised price of "$1.00," DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, green lettering to gray cloth spine, blue paper boards; mild wear to boards: fading to edges; faded green top, age-toning/mild wear to text-block; frontispiece, black-and-white glossy photograph of Meir; pub. 1962, no mention of further printings; shelved Case 5.
New York: New York Review Books, 2002. First Edition. Octavo. VG+/VG+. Red cloth boards with gilt text on spine. Dustjacket is light manila colored with color photograph on front and rear with black and brown text. DJ spine is light manila with black and brown text. Light bumping/shelfwear to the head and tail of spine. Very small pen mark on outer textblock. Interior textblock is clean, unmarked and in excellent condition. DJ shows some very minor shelfwear to the top edge, mostly at the spine. Includes a printed, but hand signed note from President George H. W. Bush to General Brent Snowcroft (National Security Advisor). 237pp. Shelved in case 9.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989. First. Octavo hardcovers with dust jackets in two volumes, 752pp, 736pp in VG/VG condition. Author signed both volumes on cover page. Dust jackets clean and un-creased, not price clipped, now protected in brodarts, minimal wear with only a few small rub marks. Remainder stamp on vol. 1. Textblock rubbed at corner from slight sagging. Boards clean with no signs of bumping. Volume one has red paper covered boards with quarter cloth on spine. Volume two the same, except blue paper. Text clean. Spine red white and blue. Shelve case 5.
New York: Harper & Row, 1967. First Edition. Octavo, 710 pages; VG/VG-; spine is blue with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$10.00', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has creasing and chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has a small open tear at the bottom of the spine, has minor scratching on both covers; binding has minor cocking, has minimal shelf wear; pages have a sticker on the top right corners of the ffep; illustrated endpapers; signed by the author on the half title page; TL Consignment; shelved case 5.
London: 1676. First Edition, Second Issue. 12mo, 234 pages; VG; bound in later full brown calf, paneled spine, one compartment with red label and gilt lettering, others with gilt tooling; gilt triple-ruled boards, gilt double-ruled board edges, gilt dentelle roll; top compartment on spine restored, cover reattached; bound by Bedford; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; ex-library, with stamp on title page and on front and rear blank; *2, A-K12; Second issue, with frieze face (or Medusa) woodcut on title page. The second issue is also sometimes called the second edition. The first issue (or first edition) has a fruit instead of a face.; JG consignment; shelved case 0;.
Washington, DC: Congressional Information Service, Inc., 1980. US Printing. Qto(s). VG/ - no DJ. FIVE VOLUME SET. green/black faux leatherette, finely grained and with medium gilt titling, neatly centered and imprinted characters between tip and tail segments. sturdy panels are in great shape, sharply cornered with solid tan endpapers unmarked. this set includes : Index by Subjects and Names, A-I, 697 pp., Index by Subjects and Names, J-Z, 698-1348 pp., this volume has a sprinkling of whitish scuffing just to rear panel, as is. Reference Bibliography, H0001-H8390, 526 pp., Reference Bibliography, H8391-S5404, 527-1071 pp., and Finding Aids, 657 pp. textblock of each volume, unmarked and without writing. edges are a smooth ivory, but faintly foxed. (Shelved Political Science top shelf).
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.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1928. First American Edition. 12mo., 46 pp., VG-/no DJ; blue cloth boards, beige title labels with black lettering affixed to spine and front board; bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spine and to corners of boards, age-toning/cocking to spine, no shelf lean, boards somewhat shaken, binding intact, foxing to paper labels, lettering legible; age-toning and shelfwear to text-block; mild rubbing to edges of boards; age-toning to endpapers and interior, very slight foxing/wear to front endpapers, mild stain to fore-edge of title page, text legible throughout; pub. 1928, "First Edition" stated to copyright page; INSCRIBED by Maurois to half-title page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
London: Printed for T. Woodward and J. Peele: and sold by J. Osborn, 1744. 4to, xvi, xxviii, 202, xiv, 336,  index; VG; spine paneled brown with gilt tooling, brown label with gilt lettering; bound in brown calf with paneling at the edge, gilt tooling at board edges; wear to spine edges, head, and tail; pp. 197 misprinted 179; ex libris bookplate on inside front board; minimal, if any, age spotting or foxing; no writing in text; top of text block has some ink droplets; some wear and scraping to boards; appears to be original binding; shelved case 3.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1927,1928,1929. Mixed Editions. Octavo; G/no-DJ; green spines with gilt text; 10 volumes; cloths have slight sunning to spines, minor rubbing to corners, strong boards; text blocks have slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; slight crack to gutter of vol. 1; deckled fore edges; top edges gilt; tissue guards to frontispieces; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders; shelve aisle B endcap.
New York: Times Books, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 178 pages; VG/VG; spine gray and black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$16.95'; small crinkling to tail of spine; SIGNED flat by Bill Clinton on title page, with some bleed-through onto the copyright page; BL consignment; shelved case 5.
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.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1969. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 414 pages; VG/G; spine red faded to gray with white and gray lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$6.95'; dust jacket has moderate rubbing and chipping, including the 'S' missing from the head of spine; INSCRIBED on ffep by Ted Sorensen to Michael Kennedy; shelved case 5.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930. First Edition. Octavo; pp 862; VG; lightly sunned green spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; full leather bindings; newly rebound; decorative designs and tooling to boards and spines; raised bands to spines; exteriors show light wear; strong boards; text block has deckled fore edges; top edges gilt; pictorial endpapers; tight bindings; interiors clean;.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1962. First Edition. Octavo, 160 pages; VG/VG; spine black with orange and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.95'; very mild shelfwear to dust jacket, small puncture to rear cover, mild wear to head and tail of spine, corners; small booksellers sticker to upper rear pastedown, else interior clean; shelved case 9.
Germany: Reite Fortgefesste, 1742. New Edition. Thick 12mo in brown hardcovers; VG; substantial shelf wear on boards, specially spine, with upper open tears; good binding; frontispiece engraving; title page and text clean throughout; contains nine books divided by world regions with register at the end; German in Gothic letters; shelved in Case # 6; YR consignment.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1919. Limited Edition (1/575). Quarto, 45 pages; VG-; spine is brown with a beige label with black lettering; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with minor fraying on the sides of the spine, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners, boards have minor warping; pages have minor age toning, original owner's name is written on the ffep in pencil; signed by Henry Cabot Lodge on the fourth free endpaper; shelved case 5.
London: J. Johnson, 1796. Second Edition. Octavos, 192, 158, 200, 236 pages; VG; 3/4 bound with light brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spines with labels in two compartments, gilt tooling in others, top label on each volume fallen off, other label burgundy with gilt lettering; mild wear and rubbing to boards, particularly corners and head and tail of spine; mild scattered foxing; each volume contains two parts, with pagination restarting; Madame Roland was a supporter of the French Revolution and influential member of the Girondist faction, who began writing her memoirs during her stay in prison, completing them in five months, with sections smuggled from the prison by her frequent guests. On 8 November 1793, she was conveyed to the guillotine. Before placing her head on the block, she bowed before the clay statue of Liberty in the Place de la Révolution, uttering the famous remark for which she is remembered: "'O Liberté, que de crimes on commet en ton nom! (Oh Liberty, what crimes are committed in thy name!." [wikipedia] text in English; shelved above sociology.