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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Auburn: Derby and Miller, 1853. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 336 pages; G; bound in 3/4 red leather, pebbled dark green cloth boards, paneled spine with gilt and no titling; hinges cracked, some rubbing to binding; reinforcement to both front and rear gutters; gift inscription to second free endpaper; page 336 with significant damage, appears to have at one point been glued to something; Significantly foxed, as usual, with finger smudges and wear to pages, some fraying to scattered fore edges; With all seven wood engravings, including frontispiece portrait; true first printing of this scarce title, with no mention of "Thousand" at top of title page; lacking four-page catalogue; LB consignment; shelved case 1.
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.
New-Haven: Printed by Meigs, Bowen and Dana, in Chapel-Street, . First Edition. 12mo., 214 pages; G-; bound in contemporary full calf, black label to spine with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, cracking to spine, wear to hinges; ffep loose within, with early names written in ink, one dated 1787; some gatherings slightly loose; page 57 with long horizontal tear; with half-title; some slight waviness to pages, some mild cracking and wear to fore edges of pages; With engraved hand-colored double-hemisphere of the world frontispiece (The World. Agreeable to the last Discoveries in the South Seas. 6.5x10 cm) and 4 "word maps" (described by Warren Heckrotte as "cartographic diagrams") in the text (South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa). LACKING THE FOLDING MAP OF THE UNITED STATES; some tattering to edges of frontispiece, does not effect map; Extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
New York: New Directions, 1947. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 171 pp., VG-/G; pink DJ, spine faded a grayish-pink, black lettering clear and legible, white lettering age-toned golden brown; chipping with material loss to head of spine, top and bottom edges of front cover, corners; tail of spine chipped off; front flap detached from front cover; closed tears along fore-edge of back cover yet back flap remains attached; approx. 2" tear to middle of fore-edge of front cover; age-toning mostly to flaps of covers; "$2.75" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; pink matte paper boards, cover design identical to DJ; moderate bumping with superficial material loss and/or creasing to head and tail of spine, corners, and edges; bumping with creasing to top edge of front board; mild overall fading, lettering clear and legible, cover art affected yet bright; moderate age-toning to text-block, waving to tail of text-block; approx. 2" closed tear to title page, text to copyright page (verso of title page) somewhat affected yet legible; creasing to corners of leaves, very occasional minor staining to interior (text unaffected); shelved Case 0.
Jackson: Mississippi Commission on the War Between the States, 1962. first edition. Octavo; G/G+; light gray/blue spine with black text; dust jacket is covered w/mylar and has moderate wear on exterior, mostly on rear; minor wear along edges with small chips at corners; price clipped front flap; light foxing along fore edges; cloths have slight wear on exterior & along edges, mores so at joints; panels are strong & intact; text blocks have slight wear on exterior edges; text pages are unmarked; pp 621-624 are loose, but still present; otherwise pages have good binding; unmarked pages; pp 636. Inscribed to Sen George L. Radcliffe by John D. Holland, Mayor of Vicksburg, Mississippi in 1962.
Baltimore, MD: John B. Piet, 1879. First Edition. Octavo, three volumes; VG; three-quarter bindings of brown leather, boards in marbled paper; spine with raised bands, gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear; rubbing to joints, and corners of boards; all edges marbled; ex-library, with usual marks; marbled end papers; library stamps at each title page; all volumes contain etchings, and fold-out maps; pages clean; shelved above WWII--A-F.
New York: Will H. Coleman, 1885. First Edition. 10mo; Good minus condition paperback; Spine is brick colored without text; Front cover torn from spine, but present; Original red brick printed wrappers, with map included, as issued; Very rare in first state wrappers and rarer with original map; Map has been repaired and reinforced at the folds; Originally sold at New Orleans Exposition, includes blind stamp of news-stand vendor "Crescent News Co." and price stamp on front fly. 324 pages. Book is in a bag NOTE: Shelved in Allan's Office.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972. First Book Club Edition. 8vo., 288 pp., VG/VG-; white DJ, tan and blue lettering to spine; general wear/mild age-toning to covers, "CONROY" in tan lettering to spine faded yet legible; chipping and closed tears to head and tail of spine; chipping with slight material loss to corners, creasing to fore-edges of covers; "Book Club Edition" stated to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, white lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild wear to boards; age-toning/scattered foxing to text-block, beveled fore-edge; shelved Case 13.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. First Edition. 8vo., xiv, 633pp.; VG/G+; spine tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; chipping to head and tail of spine, both also have chips missing; water drops on spine; previous owners name on ffep; frontis with tissue guard; shelved case 6.
St. Louis, MO: R.P. Studley and Co., 1864. Booklet [5x8]; pp 44; G-/paperback; grayish tan spine without text; covers has modest wear to exterior; some chips to edges and corners; mild rubbing to joints; intact panels; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; mild creases to tail fore corners;.
Raleigh: E.M. Uzzell & Co., 1914. Octavo; pp 399+508; VG-; dark brown spines with gilt text; full leather bindings; newly rebound; decorative borders and tooling to boards; 2 volumes; exteriors show slight scratches; lightly sunned spines; strong boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; marbled endpapers; light cracks to endpaper gutter at front, vol. 2; frontispieces with tissue guards; interiors clean; 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.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1921. First limited edition. Octavo; pp 318; G-; light green slightly sun faded spine with dark green lettering; cloth shows minor wear to exterior and corners, slight fraying to head and tail spine edges, boards intact; text block has darkened slight to fore edges, shaken spine with cracking to binding toward front pages, few loose pages due to cracking, slight foxing toward head edges of text pages, decked fore edges; interior clean;.
Verona: McClure Printing Company, 1983. Octavo; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ has slight smudging/shelfwear, otherwise clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; 82 pages, illustrated.
Santa Monica: Carlyle Press, 2006. First edition. 4to., unpaginated; VG; bound in brown cloth, blue lettering on spine, photo inset to front cover; mild shelfwear; interior clean; SIGNED flat by the Mark Swope on the title page; First edition of this photography book which takes as its subject a pre-Katrina New Orleans; shelved front table.
Atlanta: William R. Scaife, 1983. Large Octavo; pp 43; VG-; burgundy spine without text; no jacket; cloth has mild wear to exterior; silver titles and borders to front; strong, intact boards; text block show light shelf wear to exterior edges; patterned endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author;.
Spartanburg: The Reprint Company, 2000. Octavo; Third printing; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, purple with white print; DJ has edgewear, small tears to front top edge; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has spine break at page 468, else clean and tight; xvi, 497 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w plates).
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1968. Small Octavo; pp 422; VG-/G; ivory spine with red and black text; dust jacket has slight foxing to exterior; some foxing to flap edges; minor edge wear; mylar wrap; cloth has very lightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block edges lightly toned; interior clean; good binding;.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1917. First limited edition. Octavo; pp 386; G+; light green slightly sun faded spine with red lettering; cloth shows minor wear to exterior and corners, slight soiling to boards, however boards intact; text block has darkened slight to fore edges, cracking to binding at pp 8-9, 208-9, previous owner's name and book plated to front pastedown, embossed stamp of former bookshop to title page, decked fore edges; interior clean;.
Baton Rouge: Beauregard Press, 1977. First limited edition (#1576 of 3300 copies); signed. Folio in ivory cloth hardcovers with black and white DJ in brodart; VG/VG; DJ shows some shelf wear protected by brodart; boards with slight foxing; ex-libris plate on ffep; photos on glossy paper; pp. 128; shelved Front Table.
New Orleans: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1962. Large Octavo; pp 1322; G-; red 1/4 bound spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modest soiling to exterior; some wear to edges; slightly splayed boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name in light pencil to ffep; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston: Cummings, Hilliard, and Co., 1826. First edition. Tall octavo in dark brown 3/4 hardcovers; condition: Good; boards show some shelf wear and fraying around edges and spine; front and back hinges loosening but not greatly affecting binding; penciled inscription on ffep; inside boards soiling and foxed; paper discolored with some offsetting; text clean; pp. 395;.
Columbia, Mo: E.W. Stephens, 1896. Octavo; Leather Binding; VG-; Hardcover; yellow spine with red and black labels and gold text; Volume is ex-library; Boards have shelf wear with rubbing, bumping and stains to corners, edges and exterior; Front and rear hinges are slightly separated but pages are unaffected;Text block is minimally age-toned, book plate is posted on front paste down; end papers and paste downs are sunned to the margins; bottom and fore edges have liquid stains and rubber stamps,otherwise clean; 733p.(Vol.3) NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Columbia, Mo: E.W. Stephens, 1896. Octavo; Leather Binding; VG-; Hardcover; yellow spine with red and black labels and gold text; Volume is ex-library; Boards have shelf wear with rubbing, bumping and stains to corners, edges and exterior; Front and rear hinges are slightly separated but pages are unaffected;Text block is minimally age-toned, book plate is posted on front paste down; end papers and paste downs are sunned to the margins; bottom and fore edges have liquid stains and rubber stamps,otherwise clean; 733p.(Vol.3).
Columbia, Mo: E.W. Stephens, 1896. Octavo; Leather Binding; VG-; Hardcover; Yellow spine with red and black labels and gold text; Volume is ex-library; Boards have shelf wear with rubbing, bumping and stains to corners, edges and exterior; Front and rear hinges are slightly separated but pages are unaffected;Text block is minimally age-toned, book plate is posted on front paste down; rear paste down has a rubber stamp; end papers and paste downs are sunned to the margins; edges are tanned otherwise clean; 711p.(Vol.4) NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1893. 264/1000. Octavo; pp 353; G+/no-DJ; tan spine with black text to paper label; number 269 of 1000 limited, numbered copies; large paper edition; 1/4 cloth binding shows slight wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; deckled fore edge; interior lightly toned; frontispiece with tissue guard; slight offset to title page from frontispiece; uncut pages; illustrated.
Elizabethtown, KY: The Hardin County Historical Society, 1979. First Edition. Small Thick Quarto; pp 831; G/G-; beige spine with black text; dust jacket shows some minor chips to edges; slightly sun darkened exterior; cloth has light shelf wear to exterior; strong, clean boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; inscribed by author; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Atlanta: William R. Scaife, 1989. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 125; VG-; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; limited edition, number 230; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong, intact boards; text block show light foxing to exterior fore and head edges; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author;.
Richmond: The Dale Press, 1933. 987/1550. Quarto; pp 24; G/G; green spine with blue metallic text; signed, limited, numbered edition; this is 987 of 1550; dust jacket has slight toning to exterior; minor chips to corners; tape mends to spine; cloth has modest tone toward exterior edges; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; interior clean; signed by the artist; arts-American.
Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1958. First Edition. Octavo; pp 282; G-/G-; dark tanned beige spine with black text; scarce; dust has some noticeable chips to spine edges; some age toning to exterior, mostly toward edges; mylar wraps; cloth has modest sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; light foxing to endpapers at gutters; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Springfield, MA: Patriot Publishing Co., 1912. First Edition. Booklets [8x11]; Fair/paperback; multicolored [blue, brown, tan]; full title: The Civil War Through the Camera: Hundred of Vivid Photographs Actually Taken in Civil War Times Together with Elson's New History in Sixteen Parts Comprising a Complete History of the Civil War; covers show noticeable wear to exteriors; some chips to edges; covers of part one have detached at spine, but both still present; light soiling to some exteriors; text blocks show some staining towards some edges; darkening to exterior edges; slight toning to interiors; profusely illustrated.
Williamsburg, VA: The Magazine Antiques, 1952. Small Thin Quarto; pp 64; Fair; 1/4 bound grayish blue spine with black text; no jacket; cloth shows some stains to front; sun fading toward edges; lightly sunned spine; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; light foxing to interior at fore edges; broken hinges; frontispiece; illustrated;.
Frederick, MD: The Frederick County Historical Society, 1932. First Edition. Octavo; pp 306; VG-; burgundy spine with gilt text to paper label; gilt titles with blind-stamped illustration to front; no dust jacket; cloth shows slight sunning to spine; mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1949. Second printing. Octavo; pp 328; VG-/G; Reddish-brown/navy spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, slight chipping to corners and edges, price clipping to front flap, covered with mylar; cloth has clean, strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name to ffep, interior has light pencil toward mid text;.
New York: Arno Press/Crown Publishers, Inc., 1978. Reprinted. Small Folio; G/G-; red spine with blue and white text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; small chips to corners; cloth has slight wear to exterior edges; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; tight binding; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1956. First printing. Octavo; pp 615; VG-/G; Tan spine with navy and dark red text; odd volume; with maps; dust jacket is covered with mylar has slight wear to exterior, slight sunning to spine and toward edges, minor wear to edges, price clipped front flap; cloth has minimal wear to exterior and edges; text block shows darkening to exterior edges, interior clean;.
St. Augustine, FL: The Record Company, 1909. First Edition. Octavo; G+/No jacket hardcover; Red spine with black lettering; Covers have some wear and staining on both sides, edges of boards are beginning to fray lightly, mainly at the spine and corners; Binding is sturdy, though there is some cracking at the gutters near the end papers; Text block is age toned but clean; 234 pages. Shelved in Room X.
Birmingham: Southern University Press, 1989. Quarto; G+/G Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Off White spine with Black text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open and closed tears along head edge of spine and joints, wrinkling to both covers, brown material on rear cover, small open tear along head edge of front cover; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, bumping to bottom corner of both covers; Textblock clean; 263 pp.