Vinegia [Venice]: Francesco Marcolini, 1552. First Edition. Quarto, , 120,  leaves; VG; bound in early full calf, paneled spine with gilt titling; wear, rubbing, and bumping to binding; ink 'Milano 16 x 1914' on lower fore corner of front pastedown, name on upper fore corner of ffep; bookseller description tipped in to ffep; small green line under 'D' in 'Doni' on title page; I1, P4, EE4 are cancels; small hole to middle of S4; E4 with small tear to lower fore edge, S3 had corner folded during printing, causing the lower fore corner of the plate to be missing; S4-end have very small wormholes to the upper edge of the gutter; EE4-end with water-staining and tide-marks; Book one (of two) only, as usual, comprising four parts in one volume. Large woodcut device on general title, smaller devices on section titles and 54 woodcuts, including three repeats. L2 recto with Hebrew type; RR consignment; shelved case 3;.
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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.
New York: Mother Earth Publishing Association, 1911. Second Revised Edition. Octavo, 277 pages,  ads; VG; bound in publisher's original beige cloth, black titling to spine and front cover; very mild wear; minor newspaper discoloration to verso of ffep, recto of frontispiece, rear endpapers, pages 14 and 15; Signed by Emma Goldman in pencil on front endpaper, also with a pencil date of 2/13/16, possibly in a different hand; Scarce found signed; title page reads 'Second Revised Edition', front cover reads 'Third Edition'; EF consignment; shelved case 3.
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.
New York: Viking Press, 1982. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 723 pages; VG-/G+; Tan jacket spine with dark brown lettering; Book has been SIGNED by Kirk to Irving Kristol on the ffep; Some wear to the jacket, chipping at the spine edges, jacket is toned, especially at the spine; Boards are straight with some bumping to the corners; Text block is toned, especially at the outer edges, small white spots at lower and upper outer edge near spine; No marking to interior; Shelved case 10.
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.
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.
London: Thomas Davies, 1762. First Edition Thus. Quarto, 2 volumes; VG; newly rebound in quarter brown leather, brown cloth, new endpapers; paneled spines with burgundy label and gilt titling; marbled text block; endpapers lightly offset, scattered light foxing; Issued with two folding maps, seven folding engraved diagrams, this copy lacking plan 2 and one map; volume 2: 4M3/4 both with closed tears; small burn to volume 1: 3H2; shelved case 10.
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; Text in Latin; shelved case 3.
Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1817. Early American Edition. Octavo, xii, 262, , 250, ; VG-; bound in publisher's blue-gray boards, paper spine; some wear and rubbing to boards, some chipping and cracking to spine, most of the titling has worn off; text block uncut; mild foxing, primarily to extremities; ownership name in ink to the title page; with half-title, two title pages; two volumes in one; scarce; shelved case 10.
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: 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. Shelved above science.
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.
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; KVS consignment; shelved case 9.
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.
[Lugduni Batavorum]: [B. & A. Elzevirius], 1649. 12mo., 720 pages; VG; bound in contemporary worn vellum, brown ink lettering on spine; writing to front pastedown, ffep; some waviness to pages; small amount of writing to title page, including authors name and two small drawings; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Boston: Beacon Press, 1969. Second Printing. 10mo; VG/VG-; dark beige spine with black text; second printing; dust jacket shows light sunning to spine; one or two slight smudges to exterior; cloth exterior clean; dark line to exterior head edges; tight, intact binding; text block interior clean; small dark smudge to exterior head edge; pp 123.
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923. First Edition. Octavo, 72 pages; VG/VG; spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$1.00', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has rubbing and discoloration on both covers; binding has minor shelf wear, has two bumps on the top edge, has occasional loose strings; pages have minor age toning; signed by Herbert Hoover on the ffep; SG Consignment; shelved case 5.
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;.
[Lugduni Batavorum]: [B. & A. Elzevirius], 1649. 12mo., 444 pages; VG; bound in contemporary brown sheep, blind rules to boards and spine, remnants of paper label with ink lettering on spine; moderate wear to boards; speckled edges to text block; bookseller's waste used as rear endpapers; authors name in ink to title; previous bookseller's description pasted to front pastedown; ffep coming loose; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
[Lugduni Batavorum]: [B. & A. Elzevirius], 1649. 12mo., 444 pages; VG; bound in worn brown leather, rebacked with new brown leather spine, spine flat with burgundy label and gilt lettering; moderate wear to boards; ffep has ink writing on both recto and verso; title page has name written under 'Carolo I'; bottom of title page has 'Lugd. Bat: ---- Elzevirianis' below date; 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.
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: 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: The Viking Press, 1962. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 495 pages; VG/G; spine red, black, and blue with black and white titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$7.50,' chip missing to head of spine, sun-fading to spine, chipping to extremities, including tail of spine, corners; interior clean; shelved case 10.
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;.
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 in glass case near front desk.
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.
Vienne: De L'imprimerie Imperiale et Royale, 1815. First Edition. Small Quarto, , 334,  pages; VG; bound in 3/4 leather, green label with gilt titling, tree calf patterned paper boards; pattered endpapers; small bookplate to front pastedown; mild scattered foxing; wide margins; minor archival repair to fore edge of page 1; mild rubbing and wear to boards; With a Preamble, 121 Articles, and 18 Annexes; with errata in rear; text in French; shelved case 7.
Los Angeles: Sage, 2010. First Edition. Three volumes. Quarto. VG condition. Sage green spine with black and dark blue text. Boards strong, clean, minimal shelfwear, slight edgewear, binding strong; Textblock clean. 1524pp total. Estimated shipping weight: 14lbs Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) Shelved above US Presidents/Politics.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1957. First Edition. Octavo, 457 pages; G+; full binding of taupe cloth; spine with red label and gilt lettering; mild shelf wear; ex library with usual marks; mild foxing to upper edge of text block; spine splitting at page 3 gutter; contains black and white photos throughout; contains two fold-out maps; pages clean else library marks; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
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.
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: Smith, Elder, & Co, 1912. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 359 pages; G+; full binding of red cloth; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear; wear, closed tears, small chips missing at crown and tail of spine; back joint starting; small bump at fore edge of front board; small gray stain at bump; wear at corners of boards; small divot in upper edge of text block affecting pages 121-165 with no damage to text; includes five fold-out maps; pages clean; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
Washington, D.C. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1963. Reprint of 1921 edition; VG; Light yellow spines with black text; The 8 Vols. are in uniform condition; Marks to the boards range from minor to moderate; Vol. 6 has minor bumping to the corners and edges, Vol.7 has minor red scratch to the rear but all volumes have solid binding; Volumes have minor to moderate marks to edges otherwise text blocks of volumes are clean; 579p.(Vol.1:1774-1776); 638p.(Vol.2: 1776-1776); 582p.(Vol.3:1778); 581p. (Vol.4:1779); 611p.(Vol.5:1780-1781); 599p. (Vol.6: 1781-1782); 670p.(Vol.7:1783-1784); 899p.(Vol.8:1785-1789) Oversized book.Additional shipping and handling needed for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping may not be available. Contact seller for details.
Seattle, WA: Government Printing Office, 1922. First Thus. Octavo, two vols.; G+; full bindings of burgundy cloth; spines with gilt lettering; mild edge wear and shelf wear; bumping to corners; mild sunning to spines; mild rubbing to corners; vol. 1 has white marks on front cover; text blocks have age toning; previous owner's bookplate on front paste down; closed tears along hinge of title pages; vol. 1 has split hinge between second page and title page; vol. 2 has split hinge between title page and table of contents page; pages clean; EF consignment; shelved Case 1.
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.
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1964. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 172 pages; VG/G; white spine with blue and pink lettering; dust jacket protected by a mylar cover; price uncut "$4.95"; shelf wear and chipping to the edges of the dust jacket, crown of dust jacket spine taped up, tape on front and rear flaps of the dust jacket, pages clean; signed and inscribed by Hubert H. Humphrey on the ffep;.
Paris: Guillauman, 1834. First Thus. 2 octavos; G+; 1/4 bound in leather with marbled boards; 367 & 408 pages; Brown leather spines with gilt lettering and designs; Some bumping the the edges, corners beginning to fray; Bindings are tight; Text block is spotted/foxed throughout, mostly close to the edges; Shelved case 10.
Glencoe, Illinois: The Free Press, 1949. Second Edition. Octavo, ix, 416 pages; VG/G+; spine brown with black titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$4.50'; dust jacket splitting at front hinge, top inch of head of spine missing, mild chipping and wear elsewhere, age-toning; name stamped to ffep; mild age-toning to interior; very scarce; shelved case 10.
The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1975, 1976. Octavo; G/Fair; light blue spines with blue text; 5 volumes; dust jackets has noticeable chips to edges; soiling to exteriors; cloths show modest wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks have some soiling to exterior edges; interiors clean; vol. 1 has broken hinges; illustrated with charts, graphs and maps; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
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 Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1970. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; green/yellow pictorial spine with black text; first edition; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior wear; sunned spine; price clipped front flap; modest rubbing wear to edges; light foxing to flap edges; small red dot to spine; slight foxing to rear toward head edge; mylar wrap; cloth shows slight shelf wear; strong boards; text block exterior edges have light foxing; mild lean to block; pp 586; inscribed to Judge Paul Hood by author NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in wraparound bookcase next to 15's.
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1954. First Edition. Octavo, 288 pages; G+/No DJ; fully bound in gray cloth with blue and gilt lettering on the spine; some shelf wear to the edges of the boards, faded spine, bumped corners, staining to front board, blue top fore-edge, spine shaken, small split to rear gutter, pages clean; signed flat by Alben W. Barkley on an inserted page right after the ffep; LH consignment, shelved in case 5.
Manassas, VA: Trinity Communication, 1989. First Edition. Octavo, 591 pages; VG/VG-; grey spine with red lettering; dust jacket protected by a mylar cover; some shelf wear and tearing to the edges of the dust jacket, ex-library with the usual marks including stickers on the spine and back face, pages clean; signed, dated, and inscribed by Warren H. Carroll on the half title page; shelved in Case 9.