London: John B. Day, 1876. First Edition, Second Issue. Quarto, 91 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's green cloth blocked in gilt and black; rebacked, with spine preserved; mild rubbing and wear to boards, beveled edges; with two chromolithograph plates after James Poole, 2 completed flies and 23 flies with dressing materials displayed in 22 sunken mounts on six leaves, all present; SG consignment; shelved case 10.
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Seattle, Washington: The Mountaineers, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Large Octavo, 301 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut, some closed chipping and wear to edges; with thirty-three pages of full color photographs; Inscribed on ffep by Jim Whittaker (First American to summit Mt. Everest), Jim Wickwire (First American to summit K-2), Dianne Roberts (photojournalist), and Craig Anderson.; Inscribed to Ethel Kennedy, "With whom I would share any tent, in any camp, on any mountain - anywhere. Love Kisses & Bear Hugs"; Shelved case 9.
London: Nattali and Bond, 1860. Second Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes, pagination continuous; VG; bound in contemporary full polished calf, paneled spines with burgundy and brown labels, gilt lettering, other compartments gilt tooling; boards with a gilt roll along border, gilt roll to edges, turn-ins; mild rubbing and wear to boards and spines, primarily to head and tail of spines, hinges; marbled endpapers; gilt text blocks; ribbon within; with 61 embellishments, including portraits, vignettes, and engraved titles; ffep of volume 2 slightly loose; SG consignment; shelved case 10.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1906. 2nd printing. Octavo, 3 volumes in olive-green cloth with gilt titles and decorations on spine; black titles and gilt decoration(Mendoza and Humphries fight, 1790) on front cover. Vol 1, 507pp including index, Vol 2 538pp plus index, Vol 3, 528pp plus index. Condition is Very good, with bumped corners, heavy wear at tops of spine, average wear at bottoms sunned spines, vol 1 slightly cocked Shelved on upstairs shelf, near copier.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1931. Reprint. Octavo; VG; 326 pages; Green spine with gilt tooling, red and black labels, and raised bands; Beautifully re-bound in green leather by Riviere and Sons, with gilt tooled fox and horseshoe design on front board; All edges gilt; Full color plates and frontispiece; Green marbled endpapers; Binding strong; Minor wear to the edges, previous owner's gift inscription on flyleaf, corners lightly bumped; Shelved in case 12.
London: Hurst and Blackett, 1855. First Edition. Octavo, 304, 299 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 calf, marbled boards, newly rebacked with spine preserved, spine with cracking and wear, mild gilt, black label with gilt titling; two volumes bound as one; with tinted lithograph frontispieces; interior clean; PS consignment; shelved case 12.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 144 pp., [50 pp.], VG-/VG-; white and black lettering to tan spine, black-and-white photograph to front cover; fading to spine, lettering legible; shelfwear to covers, chipping with material loss to head of spine, slight superficial material loss to corners; price clipped; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; fading to spine (lettering slightly affected yet bright and legible); wear to boards, mild spotting with gray discoloration towards hinge of spine to front board; boards shaken/cocked, no shelf lean, binding strong, casing somewhat loose, boards firmly attached to text-block; age-toning/wear to text-block, scattered foxing to top, slight foxing to fore-edge; starting hinge to back of copy between 2 unpaginated black-and-white photographic plates; recto of bfep stuck to verso of last photographic plate to top margin of leaves at gutter; very occasional mild foxing to interior, text clear and legible; "First Printing, 1965" stated to copyright page; contains unpaginated section of photographs courtesy of Sports Magazine to back of volume; INSCRIPTION to title page reads "For Don Loos / with every best wish and memories of shooting baskets together years ago / John McPhee / December 1, 1965"; LP consignment; shelved Case 5, Dupont.
Clinton: Amwell Press, 1995. Limited Edition. Octavo; VG- Hardcover in VG- Slipcase; Black spine with Gilded text; Slipcase has slight edgewear, some shelfwear; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, rubbing to corners, white marks on rear cover; Textblock clean; 509 pp; Signed by author on second page; Limited Edition #43 of 1000 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf above Ephemera section.
Chicago: Triumph Books, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. Square Octavo, 244 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black and red titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$27.95'; with sealed cd affixed to ffep, as issued; Inscribed by John "Mule" Miles on the dedication page "Best wishes always John "Mule" Miles Negro League Legend & Tuskegee Airman - 1942-1945." Signed flat by Lou Brissie on his photograph on page 71. Inscribed by Jerry Coleman on page 79.; shelved case 5.
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.
London: Sherwood, Jones and Co., 1825. Enlarged Edition. Octavo; VG-; Red spine with gilt lettering, raised bands and gilt designs; Original wraps re-bound in 3/4 red leather with marbled boards; Wear and bumping to the edges, some fraying starting at the corners; Binding is tight; Deckled pages show age toning, a few spots, otherwise clean; Previous owner's bookplates on paste down; Full color plates and b&w plates intact. 583 pages with index and advertisements.; shelved case 12.
London: Ward, Lock, and Tyler, 1865. First edition. 10mo in 3/4 red marbled and leather with six-band embossed spine and gold letters; VG/VG; prevoius owner's name inside end page; marbled end pages; strong binding; silk bookmark; text and paper clean;tight print; pp. 312; shelved in Case # 7; GP consignment.
New York: GP Putnam's Sons, 1954. First Edition. Octavo; VG/Lacking Jacket; 246 pages; Red boards with blue and red spine. Book has been SIGNED by Povich as well as the following members of the 1954 Washington Senators: Ed Yost, Chuck Stobbs, Spec Shea, Bob Porterfield, Jim Busby, and Mickey Vernon as well as radio announcer Bob Wolff and president Calvin Griffith. Some scuffing to boards, bumping to corners. Text block is age toned as usual, otherwise free of marking. Shelve in Case 5.
London: S. Bagster, 1810. Facsimile. Octavo, 246 pages; VG; bound in 19th century brown calf by C. Smith with their mark, blind tooling to edges, paneled spine with elegant blind tooling, two panels with gilt titling; newly rebacked with spine and boards preserved; board edges and turn-ins with gilt rolls; all edges gilt; slight foxing towards the beginning of the volume; bookplate to front pastedown; with title engraving, text vignettes and two engraved plates of music; while originally issued with a half-title with Bagster's publication information and date, as well as two pages of advertisements, this copy was not bound with any of those pages. The paper, however is watermarked '1809.'; Spine reads 'Walton's Angler London MDCLIII; TH consignment; shelved case 10.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. Signed Limited Edition. Oblong quarto; full gray cloth with yellow and blue titles top board; moderate soiling and wear; spine ends show some chipping and fraying; owner bookplate and owner name front endpaper; contents generally very good with over 100 pages of Brown's illustrations with short descriptions of horses and riders in regretful circumstances during the course of various faces; each illustration is on a single sheet with caption below; this copy SIGNED AND NUMBERED #167/780. [Spine; gray cloth no titles].
New York: Random House, 1963. First Edition. Octavo, 86 pages; VG-/VG-; quarter binding of black cloth, boards in blue paper; spine blue with faded red and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor shelf wear to dust jacket, including several very small tears and small creases at edges; dust jacket is age-toned; price uncut; upper edge stained orange; end papers are slightly age-toned and foxed (particularly paste downs); Hoover’s bookplate at front paste down; text block lightly age-toned and foxed; contains blue illustrations; EF consignment; shelved Case 1.
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1931; 1932; 1933. Limited edition. Three Volume Set; Limited editions, one of 750 copies; Quartos; VG- condition hardcovers. Green fabric spines with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblocks have minor wear on edges, Vol. 1 has cracking on front inner hinges, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; Vol. 1 pp 282, Vol. 2 pp 210, Vol. 3 pp 233; May require extra pricing for expedited or international shipping. Shelve in high value 13's bookcase in upstairs offices See all ten photos for details.
London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1843. First Edition. large Octavo, 322 pages, 4 pages ads; VG; rebound in full crushed crimson levant, paneled spine with gilt lettering in one compartments, others with gilt frames and gilt hound heads or hunting horns; triple-ruled border on boards; two double-rules to turn-ins, with hounds in the corners; gray endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; binding by Birdsall, Northampton & London; original covers and spine bound in in rear; frontispiece with tissue-guard; separate illustrated title page; old bookseller's ad for this volume taped opposite title page, with tape leaving residue; shelved case 12.
London: Saunders, Otley, and Co., 1864. Extra-illustrated Edition. Octavo, xiii, 439 pages; VG; bound in full red calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; triple ruled boards with fox and horns in corner; single gilt rule of birds and flowers on turn-ins; rear upper corner next to spine missing gilt from fox; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; mild wear; profusely illustrated with plates, some in color; shelved case 12.
Cincinnati: Market Street Press, 1995. Signed Limited Edition. 4to., 207pp., 4pp. subscribers; VG; paneled green leather spine with gilt lettering; housed in a VG green cloth slipcase, very minor shelfwear; green ribbon; top edge of text block gilt; SIGNED on limitation page by Weaver, Olman, and Olman; of an edition of 300 signed and numbered copies, this is copy number 205; shelved case 12.
Woodstock, VT: The Elm Tree Press, 1912. Limited Edition. 8vo., 58pp.; VG-; spine green cloth with black lettering on white cloth paper label; boards floral tile print paper laid down on paper; label on spine rubbed; general shelfwear; no slipcase; boards slightly bowed; name written on ffep; envelope return address label affixed to half-title page; of a limited run of 500 copies, this is number 114; shelved case 10.
Clinton: Amwell Press, 1989. Limited Edition. Octavo; VG- Hardcover in G Slipcase; Brown spine with Gold text; Slipcase has open tear along tail edge of front cover, some edgewear, some shelfwear, rubbing to corners; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, rubbing to corners; Textblock clean; 557 pp; Signed by Jim Rikhoff on Second page; Limited Edition for National Sporting Fraternity Limited #43 of 1000 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf above Ephemera section.
Clinton: Amwell Press, 1989. Limited Edition. Octavo; G+ Hardcover in G+ Slipcase; Brown spine with Gold text; Slipcase has some edgewear, some shelfwear, rubbing to corners, surface tear to head edge; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, rubbing to corners, small open tear along head edge of spine; Textblock clean; 557 pp; Signed by Jim Rikhoff on Second page; Limited Edition for National Sporting Fraternity Limited #433 of 1000 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf above Ephemera section.
London: E. H. Butler & Co., 1863. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 156 pages; VG-; spine is green with faded gilt lettering; half bound in green cloth and red vellum; binding has heavy rubbing on both boards, moderate wear along the top, bottom, and fore edge, with heavy chipping at the fore edge corners and mild chipping at the top and bottom of the spine; pages have gilt along the top edge, age toning, occasional blotching, and minor detachment on page 120; shelved case 13.
New York: The Viking Press, 1972. First Edition. Octavo, 303 pages; VG/VG; spine is white with green, black, and blue lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut, '$7.50', has mild wear along the top and bottom edges, has minor discoloration; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have occasional minor pen markings; shelved case 13.
London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1820. 10mo., 497 pages, 3 ads; VG; bound in 3/4 burgundy calf, marbled boards and text block, paneled spine with gilt pillar motif, black label with gilt titling; with engraved frontispiece by Cruikshank, showing 8 sporting scenes; offsetting onto title page from frontispiece; shelved case 12.
Leeds: Whitehead and Miller, 1896. Limited First Edition, 1/500 copies. Octavo, xvi, 63 pages; VG; rebound in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine; interior has sparse and light penciling, solely in check marks; the records of the match-tournament held in St. Petersburg between Messrs. Pillsbury, Chigorin, Steinitz, and Lasker.; shelved case 10.
New York: Putnam, 1972. Second Impression. Octavo; VG/VG; Blue spine with white lettering; Jacket in excellent condition, now protected by a mylar brodart cover; Boards and binding strong; Text clean. Book has been inscribed by Duckett, a former speechwriter of Martin Luther King JR. Co-wrote the "I have a dream" speech. 287 pages. Shelved in Case 5. JB Consignment.
New York: Derrydale Press, 1940. Limited Edition. large quartos,, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in red cloth, spines faded red with red label and gilt lettering; limited edition set of 950 copies; Gilt top edges, uncut fore and lower; text clean; corners bumped; mild glue-staining to front pastedowns; volume 1 SIGNED by Van Urk on half-title page, dated December 1940; heavy, please contact for shipping costs; shelved front table.
Author, 1941. first. Thick octavo rebound in bright blue cloth with discolored spine; no title on boards; boards show some shelf wear around spine and corners; original light blue soft cover clean; front gutter opened and soiled with scotch tape; binding still strong; cut off typed piece of paper scotched taped on back cover; bfep covered with inscriptions in ink; last page of index detached; two loose pages folded inside ffep; thin paper faded and clean; occasional tiny pencil marks in margins; pp. 544; shelved in room 12.
Altona-Bahrenfeld: Reemtsma, 1933. 301-330th thousand. Quarto; 142 pp. + index and folding chart in color of medal tallies. Illustrated with photographs in b-w and color. Blue cloth hardcover in photographic collage dust jacket. VG/G. Some slight soiling to boards; endpapers age-toned. Binding tight. Dust jacket chipped at spine ends and at folds, with several long closed tears. Text in German. Shelved on Front Table.
Milwaukee: TS Andrews, 1924. Octavo bound in blue buckram with gilt titles on spine. 315pp total, two editions of Ring Battles, from 1914 and 1924, bound together. Binding dates back to early 1950s. SIGNED by TS Andrews at the front of the 1924 issue. Condition is Very Good, with some age-yellowing, especially to the 1914 issue.
New York: Pantheon Books, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 498 pages; VG/VG-; white spine with black lettering; dust jacket protected by a mylar cover; price uncut "$26.95" some shelf wear and creasing to the edges of the dust jacket, ffep partly detached, pages clean; signed, dated and inscribed by Bobby Thomson and Ralph Branca on the ffep, signed flat by Joshua Prager on the title page; shelved in case 10.
Indianapolis: Masters Press, 1997. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Black spine with white and gold lettering; Light scuffing to the jacket at the spine and fore-edge, otherwise excellent; Boards straight and strong; Binding tight; Text block clean; Book is INSCRIBED by Wootten to his family doctor; 246 pages. SHELVED in case 5.
Miami: Dawn Publications, Inc., 1993. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 281; VG/VG; light blue spine with black text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; light scratch to front; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; frontispiece; illustrated; inscribed by Captain Greg Beacher to Senator Ted Kennedy.
Clinton: Amwell Press, 1979. Limited Edition. Octavo; G+ Hardcover in G+ Slipcase; Red leather spine with Gilded text; Slipcase has some edgewear, some shelfwear, white marks on spine and rear cover; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, white material on spine; Textblock has black stains on pages 290 and 291 that do not obstruct text, otherwise clean; 305 pp; Signed by author and National Sporting Fraternity Limited President Jim Rikhoff on second page; Limited Edition #43 of 1000 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf above Ephemera section.
Clinton: Amwell Press, 1992. Limited Edition. Octavo; G+ Hardcover w/ G+ Slipcase; Red spine with Gilded text; Slipcase has some edgewear, some shelfwear, white marks on front cover; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, white and black marks on both covers, white material on spine; Textblock clean; 636 pp; Signed by author on second page; Limited Edition #43 of 1000 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf above Ephemera section.
Clinton: Amwell Press, 1981. Limited Edition. 2 Volumes; Octavo; G+ Hardcovers in G- Slipcase; Dark Red spine with Gilded text; Slipcase has some edgewear, some shelfwear, large open tear along tail edge of front cover and opening, small open tear along head edge of opening; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, rubbing along joints and spine edges; Textblocks clean; Volume 1 438 pp, Volume 2 470 pp; Signed by author and illustrator on second page; Limited Edition #35 of 1000 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf above Ephemera section.
Indianapolis: Masters Press, 1997. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; black spine with medium-yellow and white text; dustjacket has faint scratching to covers, light creasing and fading to edges of spine, light tearing to bottom edge of rear side of dustjacket as well as head and tail of spine; boards are strong and clean; textblock has light staining to top edge, pages are clean and bright, back of front free-end paper has inscription from both authors to previous owner; 246pp.
New York: Halcyon House, 1932. Reprint. Octavo, 517 pages; VG-/G; spine red and black with white and yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; dust jacket has moderate chipping, primarily to head and tail of spine, some wear to hinges, chipping to upper rear cover and rear flap; newspaper portrait of Hemingway pasted to ffep; top edge of text block red; some glue staining to endpapers from binding; with 82 photographic illustrations ; published in year of first publication; shelved case 2.
New York: The Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co., 1890. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 130 pages; G+; fully bound in green cloth, front cover has gilt tooling and lettering, binding has rubbing on both covers, has wear along the top and bottom edges and along the spine, with fraying at the top of the spine and bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have age toning and dust build up along the top edge; shelved case 13.
London: Boxtree Limited, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo,275 pages; VG/VG; spine is white with green and black lettering dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut £15.99', has minor shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, has minimal discoloration on the back cover; binding has minimal wear; pages have minor age toning, page 84 has a slight tear; signed by Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis on the title page; shelved case 13.
Sparkford, UK: Haynes Publshing, 2010. First Edition. Quarto, 207 pages; VG/VG-; spine is blue-gray with black and yellow lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with a small closed tar on the top of the back cover; binding and pages clear; signed by Pelé on the ffep; shelved case 13.
Philadelphia, PA: A. J. Reach, 1912. First Edition. Octavo, 672 pages; VG-; spine is green with yellow lettering; binding has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping and creasing most prominent at the top and bottom of the spine and on the fore edge corners, both covers have rubbing, spine has heavy creasing and wear along the sides; pages have minimal blotching and age toning; profusely illustrated; shelved case 13.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. first edition; with 28 illustrations in colour and 55 in black and white by the author, and an introduction by Major A. Burnaby. Thick, large quarto in ivory hardcovers with brown leather spine; VG; 5 bands embossed with gold letters; boards with substantial soiling from shelving; edges dusty; strong binding; paper thick and faded; text in large print clean; illustrations very clean; drawings throughout; pp. 256; shelved in first alcove; please contact us for international shipping cost; TJ consignment.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965. First Printing. Octavo 188pp. hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Personal inscription by Johnny Unitas on front endpaper. Stated first printing. Some bumping and shelfwear. Protected dust jacket with some creasing and chipping to extremities. DJ has small open tears at flap folds, spine head, back of rear cover and top of front cover. DJ 2 small closed 1" tears, one has been taped. DJ with some rubbing and light foxing. Blue cloth covered boards clean with minor rubbing and shelf wear. Rear endpapers with some soiled spots. Text uniformly age toned. Text block top edge dyed blue or black. Text block with some soiling. Binding tight, text clean. 16pp. with b/w illustrations. Shelve case 13. Spine is black with blue and orange lettering. JB consignment.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. Signed Limited Edition. Oblong quarto; full red cloth with black and white titles top board; modeest soiling and wear; spine ends show some minor fraying; owner bookplate and owner name front endpaper; contents generally very good with over 100 pages of Brown's illustrations with short descriptions of horses and riders in regretful circumstances during the course of various faces; each illustration is on a single sheet with caption below; this copy SIGNED AND NUMBERED #184/780. [Spine; red cloth no titles].