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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London: Blacker, himself, 1855. Second Edition. Small Octavo, xi, , viii, , 259 pages; VG: bound in contemporary full brown calf with a double-ruled gilt border, rebacked with new brown leather spine, previous black leather label with gilt lettering preserved; some pages uncut; mild and scattered foxing to interior; with 20 plates plus frontispiece, 18 in color; shelved case 10.
London: William Heinemann, 1899. First Edition, Second Impression. Quarto; unpaginated; G-; brown spine without lettering; boards have darkening to exterior, mostly toward edges, rubbing wear to edges and corners; text block has darkened, cracking to gutters resulting in loose ffep; chipping to edges of endpapers; title page has two faded spots; colored lithographs of each sport with opposing text by Rudyard Kipling; RL consignment.
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.
Roma [Rome]: Nella Stamperia del Komarek, 1762-1768. Octavos, 4 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary full vellum, gilt lettering to spines; some bookworm damage to spines, minimal impact to text block; large hole to middle of spine on volume 3; speckled text block; ex-library, with expected markings, including remnants of labels to tail of spines, blind stamps and ink stains to interior, pocket to rear pastedowns; With 45 numbered plates (restarting in each volume), plus frontispiece in volume 1; shelved case 3.
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.
London: Samuel Bagster, 1808. Seventh Edition. Octavo, 512 ; VG; newly rebound in 1/4 black leather, brown cloth boards, burgundy label with gilt lettering to spine; water staining to upper gutter of the first half of the volume; mild foxing and wear; with 14 engraved plates; shelved case 10.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 544 pages; VG/VG-; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$24.95'; mild wear and rubbing to dust jacket; mild spotting to text block; sticker on front cover reading 'Autographed copy'; SIGNED flat on title page by Muhammad Ali; BL consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1857. First Edition. Octavo, xi, 13-237; VG-; bound in publisher's embossed brown cloth, faded on spine with faded lettering; boards have some rubbing, rear board has some bubbling and staining; slight age-toning to pages; profusely illustrated with plates and figured; shelved case 10.
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.
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.
Stockholm: Wahlström & Windstrand, 1913. First Edition. Quarto, 1117pp.; VG-; spine teal with gilt lettering, one vertical crack running down the center; 'OL12.8' written in white on bottom of spine and in pen on first page; cover fraying along all edges; all plates intact; minor shelfwear; text block clear; text clear; contact for priority and international shipping; shelved case 12.
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-/No jacket; Red spine with gilt lettering, raised bands and gilt designs; Original wraps re-bound in 3/4 red leather with marbled boards; Wearh 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. SHELVE: case 1.
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.
Baseball signed by Stan Musial in clean blue pen. Rawlings brand "Little League" baseball appears unused, still bright white. Housed in clear plastic box. Shelved case 1.
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.
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].
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: The Derrydale Press, 1931; 1932; 1933. Limited edition. Three Volume Set; Limited editions, one of 750 copies; Quartos; VG-/no-DJ; 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 shipping international.
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.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1945. Octavo; VG/VG-. Faded green/black text on off white spine. Dust Jacket darkened from age, spine sunned, light soiling along DJ, chipping along corners and spine head/tail/center, three 1/4" closed tears on rear cover along head/tail edges; Boards strong, clean, rubbing along corners and spine head/tail; Textblock darkened from age, clean, rear end paper inscribed with name/address.
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.
Boston, MA. Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 1970. First Edition, Second Printing. Large Octavo, 425 pages; G+/G; spine burgundy with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; some chipping and closed tears to edges; INSCRIBED on ffep by George Allen; interior clean; Consignment; Shelved Case 5.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sports Publishing Inc., 1999. First limited edition (575/755); signed by Hank Aaron. Octavo in burgundy padded leatherette with gold gilt; VG; gold letters on spine; certificate of authenticity on ffep; centerfold photographs on glossy paper; pp. 272; shelved in Case # 13.
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.
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].
New York: Chess Review, 1946 - 1952. Octavo; VG- to G+ condition hardcover, 5 Vols; Vol 14 - Sunned red spine with faded green spine,Vol 16- sunned red spine with grey text, Vol 18 - Sunned burgundy spine with burgundy text, Vol 19 - Sunned green spine with dark green text, Vol 20 - Sunned blue spine with faded yellow spine ; All volumes have heavy shelf wear and age, fading,, marks and rubbing along surfaces, chipping to corners, fraying at edges and sides; Bindings cocked but intact, foxing and age toning to pages, binding on volume 20 weakened (see photo for details); Age toning along text block exterior, text block clean, vivid grey scale illustrations; Vol 14 - Jan 1946 - December 1946 Vol 16 - Jan 1948 - December 1948 Vol 18 - Jan 1950 - December 1950 Vol 19 - Jan 1951 - December 1951 Vol 20 - Jan 1952 - December 1952 Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930. Limited Edition, #25/99. large Octavo, 54 pages; VG; 3/4 bound in burgundy leather, paneled spine with gilt horseshoes in 5 compartments, gilt lettering in the 6th; marbled boards, endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; mild wear; Large paper edition, #25/99, SIGNED flat by Stanley Reeve on half-title page; shelved case 12.
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1879. Two Volume Set; Octavos; VG-/no-DJ; Red fabric spines with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, spine is age toned and has small open tears on head, chipping to ends of spine, spines are shaken, apart from that, binding is still strong; Textblocks have cracking on inner hinges and gutters between p.256 and 257 of Vol. 2, cracking on gutters between p144 and 145, p. 240 and 241, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; Vol. 1 pp 396, Vol. 2 pp 390; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
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.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2009. Signed Limited First Edition, #1046/1100. Octavo, 183 pages; VG; bound in fine green genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif on covers; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbons; SIGNED on limitation page by Bill Russell, #1046/1100; laid loose within is the publisher's 'a note abut' and the certificate of authenticity; shelved case 7.
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.
Las Vegas, NV: B & G Publishing Co., Inc., 1978. First Edition. Approx. 6.5" x 9.5" VG brown leather boards with faded gilt lettering. Boards abraded all around perimeter and along joints; spine darkened; significant gilt loss. Mild ripple to bottom fore edges of last 100 pages as from onetime dampstaining, though all leaves function with integrity and the condition here complements overall well-thumbed feel to lightly soiled text block. Rear hinge shows repair with glue and strips of clear tape. [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
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.
Stamford: The Overbrook Press, 1941. Limited edition. 12mo; Limited edition, 350 copies; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, slight stain to front flyleaf, pencil notation on page 211, tape stains to colophon page; 213 pages, illustrated (chess diagrams).
Toronto, Ontario: Total Sports Canada, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 226 pages; VG/VG; spine silver with blue and silver lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; dust jacket with mild wear; SIGNED flat by Wayne Gretzky on half-title page; BL consignment; shelved case 5.
New York: The Macmillan Company, n.d. Quarto; pp 191; VG-/G+; Black spine with ivory text; slight chipping to corners, light age toning to flaps, price clipped front flap; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, light rubbing to head and tail edges, otherwise clean, strong and intact; text block has wear to exterior edges, residue of adhesive to half title page, otherwise interior clean; else good; inscribed by author;.
London: William Joseph, 1966. First Edition. 8vo., 218 pp., VG-/G+; DJ: black/red/brown pictorial spine, white lettering; moderate wear to DJ, small brown stain to tail, lettering to spine somewhat affected by wear to head, front flap price clipped, covers protected by mylar; red cloth boards, bright gold lettering to spine: mild wear to boards, heavy age-toning to text-block, bumping/creasing toward head, spine cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; label from previous bookseller to front paste-down; signed and dated by previous owner to ffep; interior clean; INSCRIBED by Francis to title page.