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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Berlin: Bey Haude und Spener, . Second Edition. 12mo., , 182,  pages; VG; bound in plain blue/gray paper wraps; housed in a custom ox-blood morocco card-deck style slipcase with lid; bookplate of Mark Dineley to front pastedown; Second edition, with the author's initials corrected on the title page and the date 1784 added to the bases of three plates.; finely engraved allegorical frontispiece; beautiful hand-tinted folding map of the North American colonies by Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann based on earlier work by William Faden the Younger; 12 engraved plates by artist Daniel Chodowiecki, engraved by Daniel Berger, depicting events from the Revolutionary War bound in throughout; engraved plate by Berger depicting five Revolutionary War figures; a double-plate by Berger depicting both the Libertas Americana medal and the Continental Currency dollar; and three vividly hand-tinted plates depicting the American flag and pennant, Gen. Washington with a guard, and a sharpshooter and infantryman.; text in German; RF consignment; shelved case 3.
New London [Connecticut]: T[imothy] Green, . Small Octavo,  pages; VG; with some support adhered along the spine; some rubbing and wear to fore edge, lower fore edge missing from rear cover, small amount of chipping to middle of front fore edge; interior with minor blotching and wear; The cover woodcut is a crude copy of the Revere engraving "The Able Doctor, or America Swallowing the Bitter Draught," showing tea being forced down America's throat, with the caption "Boston Cannonaded." Also includes the patriotic poems "Thoughts on Tyranny" and "The Unnatural Parent," and a long genealogy of George III tracing back to "William the Conqueror, who was a son of a whore"; RF consignment; extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
London: John Stockdale, 1787. First English Edition. Octavo; VG-; 382 pages; full brown leather binding paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering; Professionally rebound; Lacking map; Fold-out table of Native American tribes intact; pages toned; a few spots of liquid at upper edge, text unaffected; JG Consignment; Shelved Case 1.
Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1794. Second American Edition. Octavo, , 336 pages; VG-; bound in contemporary calf, flat spine with gilt bands, morocco label and gilt titling; chipping to head of spine; moderate rubbing and bumping to corners, wear to hinges; ex-library, with bookplate to front pastedown, small stamp to title page and H2r, blind-stamp to folding map and folding leaf, small amount of pencil to title page; small pen notes to title page, pencil notes to rear pastedown, endpaper; a handful of single word underlines throughout; mild foxing throughout; with an initial advertisement and contents leaf. With the folding map of Virginia, folding table, and in-text map of Madison's Cave. Map with small tear near gutter, 'Frederick' underlined in purple; JG consignment; shelved case 1.
n.d. . Group photograph of the Presidents of the United States. 8 by 10 inch photo of Presidents Reagan, Ford, Carter, and Nixon at the White House, in frame 13.5 by 15.5 inches. Signed by Presidents Ronald Reagan (1911-2004), Gerald R. Ford (1913-2006), Jimmy Carter (b. 1924), and Richard Nixon (1913-1994). A view of the four living US Presidents gathered at the White House in 1981, prior to departing for Egypt to attend the funeral of Anwar Sadat. SG consignment;.
New York: Holt Reinhart Winston, 1971. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 636 pages; VG/VG- White jacket spine with blue and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$15.00'; mild wear and rubbing, some peeling to plastic on jacket, as is not unusual, primarily to extremities; inscribed by Johnson on a bookplate affixed to the half-title page "To Cy Vance Who gave his all, all the time. With the gratitude of his friend"; slight smearing to the 'f; of 'of'; EF consignment; shelved case 5.
Dublin: Printed for the Company of Booksellers, 1779/1785. First Editions. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG, bound in unrestored contemporary specked calf, burgundy and black labels to spines, gilt titling; some rubbing and wear to bindings, mild fraying to corners, vertical crack to spines of volumes 1 and 3, mild wear to hinges; rear hinge of volume 1 beginning to separate; small ownership stamp to ffeps; interiors with minimal scattered ink; volume 1: , vi, , vi-vii, , -399, volume 2: , 6-427, , volume 3: , xii, 432; With folding table in volume 1, listing those killed or wounded during battle, including Lexington and Concord and the Battle of Bunker Hill. Lacking the folding "A new map of North America" called for by Sabin.; The first volume is a history of conflicts from 1774 to 1778, and the second volume has copies of political papers and letters beginning with the Stamp Act. "The third volume, which continues the history to 1783, was a subsequent publication, and is seldom found with the other two" - Sabin. 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 York: Ohio Society of New York, 1893. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; Stitched binding; VG; 24 pages; Book has been SIGNED by William McKinley, then the governor of Ohio in pencil on first page; Book has some wear, slight chipping on the edges and corners, now protected by mylar cover; Interior is clean; Signature bright and legible; SG consignment; Shelved in folder in case 0.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 496 pages; VG/VG; Black jacket spine with white lettering; Book has been Signed by John Lewis on the title page; Jacket shows minimal wear to the edges, bookstore sticker on rear of jacket, jacket now protected by mylar cover; Boards straight, Binding tight; Text block clean; LH consignment; Shelved case 5.
[Washington, D.C.?]: [Publisher Not Identified], . First Edition. Thin Octavo, 16 pages; G; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards and endpapers; some rubbing to binding; lacking title page and map; ex-Columbia Historical Society library, with their stamps to interior and sticker to front board, bookplate to front pastedown; first page with some period writing; extremely scarce in any condition; HSDC consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1863. First Edition. Folio; Rebound in brown leather with gilt lettering; VG;832 pages; Volume contains all issues of Harper's for 1863; SOme minor wear to the boards and scuffing at the edges; Title page has been repaired and has some light tearing to the edges; No interior markings or note taking; Age toned as is typical; Item is heavy, please contact us for international or priority shipping. JC Consignment; Shelved above mythology.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1903. National Edition, #992/1050. Octavos, 18 volumes; VG; bound in uniform full 20th century dark blue leather, gilt rules and lettering to spines; top edges of text blocks gilt, others uncut; marbled endpapers, silk pastedowns; all volumes numbered on the limitation pages; interiors clean; shelved above Africa.
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.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1964. Memorial Edition. Octavo, xxiii, 266 pages; VG-/G+; spine white, black, and blue with blue, red, and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.00'; dust jacket has mild wear to head and tail of spine, mild wear to extremities, small stain to front cover; Inscribed on the ffep by Eunice Kennedy Shriver to Maclear Jacoby, thanking him for encouraging her son Bobby Shriver, dated Dec. 1966. With Typed letter signed by Eunice, dated January 18, 1967, talking about Bobby and his love of soccer.; shelved case 5.
Newark: Printed by Pennington & Gould, 1801. Third American Edition. Octavo, , 391 pages; G-; bound in contemporary calf, flat spine with gilt bands, missing label, morocco oval with gilt 'J. F.'; front board detached, with remnants of an adhesive to hinge, rear board tenuously attached, chipping to head of spine; moderate rubbing and bumping to corners; foxing throughout; with an initial advertisement and contents leaf; with frontispiece portrait of Jefferson engraved by John Scoles, folding table, and in-text map of Madison's Cave. mild wear to fore edge of frontispiece and title page; JG consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: GF Hopkins, 1802. First American Edition. Octavo; VG-; ix,94, 296 pages with folding frontispiece map (now backed by linen); Original brown leather boards with repaired spine; Gilt lettering and designs on spine; Scuffing to edges of boards, some bumping and fraying to the corners; Spine is rubbed but title on spine is legible ("Mackenzy's Travels" [sic]); Two bookplates on front pastedown (Bonnycastle Robinson & CLF Robinson); Previous owner's name in ink on title page; Some spotting/foxing throughout including map; Original frontispiece map is intact and backed by linen; PS Consignment; Shelved in Case 1.
1898-1924. Contains the following 16 items in 3 categories: 1) American Negro Academy, Group of 14 "Occasional Papers" ; Washington, D.C. Group of 14 issues of this landmark African American intellectual publication, beginning with Occasional Papers No. 3 in 1898; the latest journal is No. 22 (1924). Various paginations; small 8tos, original wrappers. Condition varies; many are fragile, particularly the earliest issues, but handleable.Textblocks all appear complete. No journal is missing its front cover, i.e., all are present; however, some (Nos. 3, 4, 7 and 9) are separated and others severely chipped. The 4 issues with the loose front wrappers also are lacking a (blank) bottom wrapper. Conversely, a couple issues-- namely No. 15, No. 16 and No. 17-- are Very Good+ to Near Fine. Founded in Washington D.C by 78-year-old Reverend Alexander Crummell, the American Negro Academy was an organization of black intellectuals dedicated to the promotion of higher education, the arts, and science for African Americans as part of the overall struggle for racial equality. This group of their Occasional Papers includes: #3 Alexander Crummell's 1898 paper "Civilization the Primal Need of a Race;" #4 A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE NEGRO PROBLEM (Cook, 1898), #5 "How the Black St. Domingo Legion Saved the Patriot Army in the Siege of Savannah, 1779" (Steward, 1899),#6 "The Disfranchisement of the Negro" (Love, 1899), #7 "Right on the Scaffold, or The Martyrs of 1822 (Grimke, 1901); #9 "The Early Negro Convention Movement" (Cromwell, 1904), #11 "The Negro and the Elective Franchise" (Grimke, Cook, Hope, et al., 1905); #14 "Charles Sumner Centenary," a historical address by Grimke (1911); #15 "Peonage" (Hershaw, 1915); #16 "The Ballotless Victim of One-Party Governments", 1913 Annual Address (Grimke); #17 "The Ultimate Criminal," 1915 Annual Address (Grimke); "Papers of the American Negro Academy" series of six essays by various authors , #21 "The Shame of America, or, The Negro's Case Against the Republic" (Grimke, 1924); and #22 "The Challenge of the Disfranchised: A Plea for the Enforcement of the 15th Amendment" (Cromwell, 1924). 2) The Atlanta Riot: A Discourse by the Rev. Francis J. Grimke, Pastor of the Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church, October 7, 1906 Grimke, Rev. Francis J. [s.l.]: Published by Request, 1906. 1st ed. Paperback. 14p. Softcover in original wrapper. 23cm. Poor; with loose front cover, heavily chipped, with back cover absent; textblock is complete and still stapled, though with some closed tears at spine. No markings. Very hard to find. 3) Paul Cuffe Sherwood, Henry N. Washington, D.C.: Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1923. (Reprinted from the Journal of Negro History, VIII, No. 2, April 1923). 77p. Softcover in original wrapper. 25cm. Good. Despite some damage, these exceedingly scarce pamphlets represent the work of some of the greatest African American scholars of any era.; shelved case 1 or window.
New York: The Bobbs-Merill Company, 1941. First Edition. Octavo, 471/520/484/627/540/533; VG/VG,VG/VG-,VG/VG-,VG/VG,VG/VG; VG/VG-; spines are multicolored with white lettering; dust jackets are in mylar coverings, have price uncut, "$6.00"for volumes 1-4, "$6.50" on volume 5, volume 6 has price cut; all volumes have minimal creasing and chipping at the top and bottom of the spines and on the fore edge corners, have occasional small closed tears along the top and bottom edges volume 2 has a small open tear on the spine, volume 3 has a small closed tear on the spine, volume 6 has small pieces of tape on the inside of the jacket; bindings have minimal bumping on the top and bottom of the spine and on the fore edge corners; pages have red coloring and minor dust build up along the top edge; has an inscription from the original owner on the ffep; shelved top of case 13.
New York: Francis P. Harper, 1895. New edition; with Memoir, New Map and Other Illustrations. Set of three octavos in dark green hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; moderate soiling; good binding; deckle edges dusty; frontispiece portraits; some pages uncut; text clean; vol. 1 Memoirs; vol. 2 Arkansas and Mexico; vol. 3 Index and large folded map in separate compartment; please contact us for shipping costs; EM consignment.; shelved case 1.
Thornwillow Press, 1999. Limited Edition, #89/185. Large Octavo, 107 pages; VG; bound in half black morocco and dark blue paper boards, housed in a VG black cloth clamshell; top edge of text block gilt, decorated endpapers; signed on colophon by Donald, #89/185; with three tipped-in photogravure portraits & two fold-out facsimile letters; V consignment; shelved case 1.
Washington: Beverley Tucker, Printer, 1857. First Edition. 4to., 134p., 85pp., 102pp., 114pp., iv, 64pp,; VG; dark brown blind-embossed boards, faded letters to spine; signs of repair to binding, with spine being rebacked, chipping to spine where rebacking is visible; some shelfwear and rubbing, particularly to corners; bump to middle of upper and lower edges of rear board; title page is misspelled, with the 'he' of 'the' missing; pages 51-54 of the botanical report slightly loose; 13 plates/2 woodcuts [lacking maps], 5 plates [complete], 16 plates [complete], plate XXIIa/b, XXVa/b, XLa, XLVI, LXII, LXVI, LXVIII, LXX, LXXIV, XXVI, XXXIV, I?, III, XXIX [complete]; Signature of former president Millard Filmore on front pastedown, with date of Oct. 25, 1859. Filmore (January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874) was the 13th President of the United States (1850–53). Fillmore and his cabinet rode the first train from New York City to the shores of Lake Erie, and was a big proponent of a transcontinental railroad, urging Congress to authorize the federal funding for one.; This is the California/Oregon volume, with the report by Lieutenant Henry Abbot on the expedition, under the command of Lieutenant R.S. Williamson. They were attempting to find routes from the Sacramento Valley to the Columbia River. The first section described the routes and terrain, followed by sections on the geology, the botany, and the zoological report which included fishes, birds and mammals of the region.; JC consignment; shelved case 1.
Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1851. Presentation edition. 6 Volumes; Quarto; G+; SIGNED by Daniel Webster on the presentation page; Ex-Library with labels on spines and Washington Historical Society bookplates on the front paste-downs; Books show wear on boards, corners bumped and fraying; Spine edges fraying; Some light soiling/spotting to boards; Some bindings loose but intact; Text blocks toned; Shelved: Above Limited Editions Club.
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.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2015. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in fine genuine red/gray/black leather with bright gilt spine titles and gilt and black decorative motif on covers; each volume with matching motif; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; contains "The Path for Power," "Means of Ascent," and "Master of the Senate." lacking "The Passage of Power."; "The Path for Power," is signed by Caro on the limitation page, lacking the Easton Certificate of Authenticity; shelved above Easton Press.
New York: Holt Reinhart Winston, 1970. First Edition, first printing. Octavo; VG/G+; 375 pages; Pale blue jacket spine with white lettering; Book has been SIGNED by Francis Gary Powers on the ffep; Jacket has some small tears at the edges (none more than 1") and some chipping at the lower edges and the spine, Jacket is toned at the spine; Boards are straight with some bumping to the corners, toning to the top edge; Some pages dog-eared, toned, no markings to text. Shelved Case 5.
Philadelphia, PA: J. Ormrod, 1800. First Edition. Octavo, 338/44 pages; Fair; fully bound in brown leather, paneled spine has faded gilt lettering; binding has heavy wear, with detachment on either side of the spine, significant rubbing along all edges of the boards and on the front and back covers, damaged joints but boards still attached, has fraying on the fore edge corners, tap and bottom of the spine have edges missing, spine has several abrasion marks, ex library with a bar code and book plate on the inside of the back cover; pages have significant age toning, have occasional dog-earing, have blotching throughout and markings on the edge of the text block, first several pages have minor tearing, original owner's name is written on the ffep and inside the front cover in ink; SEE ALL NINE IMAGES FOR DETAILS NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to Ephemera section.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 351 pages; VG/VG; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$12.95'; very mild wear to edges of dust jacket, primarily to tail of spine; Inscribed on the ffep by Mark Felt, dated 2-1-83; scarce signed; shelved case 5.
London: Robert Jennings, , 1828. First Edition. Octavo; G; bound in 3/4 burgundy calf, marbled boards, spine with gilt titling; moderate wear and rubbing to binding, including front board largely detached, part of marbled paper on front board peeling, chipping to head and tail of spine; small ink splatter to top edge of text block, impacts top edge of Columbia and Brazil maps; with 80/81 plates, lacking the final plate (Intermediate Geography). With 55 maps illustrating the modern world and 25 of 26 maps illustrating the ancient world; Calligraphic title page to both parts; Scales differ.; RR consignment; shelved case 9.
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.
[New York]: [Mail and express job print], 1912. Octavo; VG; bound in full blue calf, gilt titling to spine and front cover; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; mild rubbing and wear; Text block lightly age-toned; A small open tear on page 3 has been carefully repaired. Tickets are lightly age-toned with light wear to corners; shelved case 1.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1905. Octavo; VG; bound in three quarter dark blue calf, paneled spine, gilt titling and tooling, marbled endpapers; mild wear and rubbing; top edge gilt; A Collection of speeches, reports, and the Bill regarding admitting the Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico, and Indian Territories to the Union in one binding. From the collection of Albert J. Beveridge, chair of the Senate Committee on Territories. Mounted clipped signature of Beveridge loose within. Contains the following: Washington: 1905. Speech of Hon. Albert J. Beveridge, of Indiana, Closing the Debate on the Statehood Bill, in the Senate of the United States, February 6, 1905 (47 pages); Washington: 1905. Statehood Bill - Speech of Hon. William B. Bate, of Tennessee, in the Senate of the United States, Friday, January 20, and Monday, January 23, 1905. (39 pages) Washington: 1905. The Autonomy of Arizona Guaranteed Forever - Speech of Hon. Thomas R. Bard, of California, in the Senate of the United States, Friday, January 6, 1905 (27 pages); Washington: 1903. Statehood Bill - Speech of Hon. Thomas R. Bard, of California, in the Senate of the United States, January 29 and February 2, 1903 (26 pages); Washington: 1903. Omnibus Statehood Bill - Speech of Hon. William P. Dillingham, of Vermont, in the Senate of the United States, Monday and Tuesday, December 15 and 16, 1902 (47 pages); Washington: 1903. Statehood Bill - Speech of Hon. Chauncey M. Depew of New York, in the Senate of the United States, February 11, 12, 13, and 17, 1903 (64 pages); Washington: 1905. Statehood Bill - Speech of Hon. Joseph B. Foraker of Ohio, in the Senate of the United States, February 6 and 7, 1905 (24 pages); Washington: 1903. Statehood Bill - Speech of Hon. Joseph B. Foraker of Ohio, in the Senate of the United States, Thursday and Monday, January 15 and 19, 1903 (59 pages); Washington: 1905. Speech of Hon. Jacob H. Gallinger of New Hampshire, in the Senate of the United States, Friday, January 27, 1905 (39 pages); Washington: 1903. Statehood Bill - Speech of Hon. John Kean of New Jersey, in the Senate of the United States, February 4, 6, 7, and 9, 1903 (36 pages); Washington: 1905. Immediate Admission of Oklahoma and Indian Territory as a State - Speech of Hon. Chester I. Long of Kansas, in the Senate of the United States, February 4, 1905 (24 pages); Calendar No., 2109 Senate 57th Congress, 2nd Session, Report No. 2206. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 New Statehood Bill.; House of Representatives 57th Congress, 1st Session, Report No. 1309. Admission of Certain Territories.; House of Representatives 57th Congress, 2d Session, Report No. 2335. Statehood for the Territories.; Washington: 1903. Senate 57th Congress, 2nd Session, Document No. 36. New Statehood Bill - Hearings before the subcommittee of the Committee on Territories [Nov. 12-24, 1902] on House bill 12543, to enable the people of Oklahoma, Arizona, and New Mexico, to form constitutions and state governments and be admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original states. December 10, 1902.--Submitted by Mr. Beveridge and ordered to be printed. (394 pages, with two maps.); shelved case 1.
Washington: Beverley Tucker, Printer, 1857. First Edition. 4to., 134p., 85pp., 102pp., 114pp., iv, 64pp,; VG; dark brown blind-embossed boards, faded letters to spine; signs of repair to binding, with spine being rebacked, chipping to spine where rebacking is visible; some shelfwear and rubbing, particularly to corners; bump to middle of upper and lower edges of rear board; title page is misspelled, with the 'he' of 'the' missing; pages 51-54 of the botanical report slightly loose; 13 plates/2 woodcuts [lacking maps], 5 plates [complete], 16 plates [complete], plate XXIIa/b, XXVa/b, XLa, XLVI, LXII, LXVI, LXVIII, LXX, LXXIV, XXVI, XXXIV, I?, III, XXIX [complete]; Signature of former president Millard Filmore on front pastedown, with date of Oct. 25, 1859. ; JC consignment; shelved in Allan's office.
London: W. Richardson, 1801. Octavo, 334 pages; G; bound in contemporary marbled boards, rebacked in brown cloth, red label with gilt titling; moderate rubbing to boards; new endpapers, with old endpapers preserved; front pastedown with bookplate, ownership stamp, signature of Millard Fillmore, dated Nov. 6th, 1858.; two folding plates plus folding frontispiece; SG consignment; shelved case 5.
London: J. Buckland, 1754. Second Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary brown leather, rebacked with new spines, paneled spines with red labels and gilt lettering; boards have some rubbing and wear; occasional marginalia throughout; volume 1 lacking the first 6 pages of the preface; title page and page vii of volume 1 ragged on all edges; title page through page x of volume 2 ragged on all edges; names written on title page of volume 2; shelved case 1.
Philadelphia, PA: R. W. Pomeroy, 1823. No Edition Statement. Octavo, 7 out of 9 vols., set broken; VG-; in VG custom slipcase; full mid-20th century rebindings of blue leather; spines faded to green, with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear; even foxing throughout; most pages slightly offset; pages clean; shelved above US History--New York.
New York: R. H. Russell, 1900. First Edition. 4vo., xxxi, 298pp.; VG; bound in publishers paper boards with tan cloth spine, gilt lettering on spine; spine shows light bug flecking, paper split over one forecorner; front board has a large cover label pasted on, bright and unrubbed; protected with a plastic covering; pages are uncut along the fore edge; minor bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; bookplate of Collin Armstrong on ffep; ; interior clean; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; with eight plates by Parrish, plus cover picture; in uncommonly nice condition; shelved in Allan's office.
Glasgow: John Bryce and David Paterson, 1759. Second Edition. Octavo, xxii, 482 pages; G; in contemporary full calf, faded lettering to spine; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, chipping to head and tail of spine; Lacking title page and ffep; names written to front pastedown, first page, rear pastedown; shelved case 1.
Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1839. Octavo, 196 pages; G+; bound in faded cloth with a paper label pasted to spine, faded black titling; Minor shelf wear and bumping to edges and corners of covers; Cloth binding somewhat faded; label on spine chipped, age-toned, and worn; Small patch of damp staining along center of front hinge; endpapers age-toned and slightly foxed; Text block lightly age-toned and somewhat foxed; Volume 2 only;This book was in President Millard Fillmore’s library, and he wrote his name on the front pastedown along the hinge.; EF consignment; shelved case 1.
College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 1997. Limited Edition, 1/1250. Square Quarto, 147 pages; VG; bound in publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, housed in a VG blue cloth slipcase, with seal of the US on front cover; SIGNED by both Bush and Valdez on two separate limitation pages, additionally inscribed on the title page by Valdez; shelved case 5.
New York: White, Gallaher, & White, 1827. First American Edition. Octavo, 416 pages; VG: bound in publisher's teal paper-covered boards, brown cloth spine with paper label; binding with moderate wear, including mild staining to boards, wear to corners, fraying to spine and hinges, rear board separated but attached by string; pages entirely uncut; mild foxing to interior; scarce; shelved case 1.
Washington: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, Printers, 1848. First Edition, House of Representatives issue. Octavo, 11, 614 pages; rebacked with contemporary calf boards preserved, new spine with label preserved, burgundy morocco with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing to boards; mild foxig throughout; First edition, House of Representatives issues of the report, containing the reports of Lieutenant Abert, Colonel Cooke, and Captain Johnson as well as that of Emory; the Senate issue only contained the Emory report; with both folding maps; profusely illustrated; shelved case 1.
New York: Doubleday, 1969. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/No Jacket; 323 pages; Black spine with gilt lettering; INSCRIBED "For Ethel, From Gene" to Ethel Kennedy. Some fading along the spine; general edge wear and some light bumping on the corners; Pages are age toned, as is typical; Interior clean and free of markings. Shelved in case 5.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1959. First Edition, Fourth Printing. 8vo., 256 pages; VG-/VG' spine red and blue with white and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; page 14/15 have slight staining, presumably from a newspaper being laid in; small split to binding on page 30/31; dust jacket has some mild chipping and wear; copyright page and front flap both read forth printing; INSCRIBED on ffep by Rickover, dated 1 March 1959, "with appreciation for all the help you have given the naval nuclear propulsion program"; Admiral Hyman G. Rickover was the director of Naval Reactors for the US Navy and directed the original development of naval nuclear propulsion. His career lasted 63 years of active duty, ending as a four-star admiral, and was the longest-serving naval officer and the longest serving member of the U.S armed forces in history; shelved case 1.
Lynchburg, VA: Schroeder Publications, 2004. Second Edition, Revised. Octavo; pp 319; VG-/no-DJ; dark green spine with light green and red text; cloth shows moderate rubbing to exterior; bookshop's autograph sticker to front; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; small chip to head edge of title page; interior clean; profusely illustrated; signed by Patrick Schroeder.