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.
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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.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958. First Edition, Early Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; 230 pages; Red and gray jacket spine; Book has been INSCRIBED by King "To: Mr. L.A. 'Pat' Touchae, With best Wishes, Martin L. King Jr"; Some wear to jacket, including some small [1/8"] tears along the edges and some scuffing; Jacket spine is somewhat faded; minor chipping to jacket at spine crown, now covered by mylar brodart; Boards show minor edge wear; Binding sturdy; Text block slightly toned as is typical; some spotting to the outer edge of text block; SG Consignment; Shelved case 3.
London: C. Dilly and John Stockdale, 1787/1788. Volumes Two and Three of the First London Editions. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG-; spines paneled brown leather, red label with gilt lettering; BOTH VOLUMES HAVE BEEN TAMPERED WITH. The volume number on the title pages have been partially scraped off, so that one 'I' was removed from each, rendering the appearance of 'Vol. II.' to read 'Vol. I.', and 'Vol. III.' to read 'Vol. II.'. This is the only tampering with in these volumes that we have noticed.; spines newly rebound, previous brown leather boards present; moderate wear and soiling to boards, including some rounding to corners, chipping to leather; small stamp of a name to ffep; volume 2 has some water damage, primarily to upper for corner, and extending along the upper edge for the beginning of the volume, reached page number, but does not reach body of text; no underlining or markings to text; page 381/382 of volume 2 is torn, with the fore margin missing, none of the body of text is impacted, although the numbering in the margins is missing, page number present; minimal foxing, with what little there is sparse and faint; While newly rebound, both volumes are mislabeled on the spine. Volume 2 reads '1', and Volume 3 reads '2'. MK consignment; shelved case 1.
Philadelphia: Prichard and Hall, 1788. First American Edition. Octavo, , 244,  pages; G; bound in contemporary mottled brown leather, flat spine with gilt bands and lettering; chipping to head of spine; rubbing and bumping to corners; front hinge shaken, with lower half detached; an unrestored copy, no signs of repair to binding; collation: [A]2, [B]4, C-G4, H3/4, I4, K1-3, L4, M-Z4, 2A-2I4, lacking H1/2, K4, L1-L3 (corresponds to pages 49-52, 71-78); L4 and M1 partially loose; title page has a strip torn off at the head, does not impact text; name written on title page; first and last few leaves and pastedowns have light to moderate browning in irregular along edges, probably from binder's glue; mild foxing throughout; lacking folding demographic Table of Virginia Indians; map on page 20 present; 4 pages of ads in rear as called for; JG consignment; shelved case 1.
Cambridge, Mass: Privately Printed. University Press, 1945. First Edition, Second Issue. 8vo., 75 pages.; VG/glassine; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, black label with gilt lettering on front cover; wrapped in original glassine, with only flaws being a set of small scratches to middle of front cover, small tear along lower edge of front flap fold, slight wear to top edge; second issue, with the winged device on the title page printed in black and white, one of 250 copies; INSCRIBED by Ethel Kennedy to her Grandson, Michael LeMoyne Kennedy, Jr. Ethel Kennedy was the wife of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, founder of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014.; VK consignment; shelved case 5.
Philadelphia: James Crissy, 1834. Second Edition, Early Issue. Thick octavo, 460, 42, viii, 448, 32, v, 10 maps; VG; bound in contemporary full brown leather, flat compartmentalized spine, gilt lettering and rules; gilt roll to board edges; repair to front hinge; bumping to corners, mild shelfwear; interior clean; some gatherings have more bleeding than others, causing a variance of color in the text block; Atlas with engraved vignette title, all 10 folding maps present and in excellent condition; lacking engraved frontispiece portrait of Washington in volume one, tissue-guard present; JG consignment; shelved case 1.
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.
Cambridge, Mass. Privately Printed. University Press, 1945. First Edition, Second Issue. 8vo., 75pp.; VG/no glassine; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, black label with gilt lettering on front cover; small amount of foxing to top edge of text block; slight wear to head of spine; second issue, with the winged device on the title page printed in black and white, one of 250 copies; VK consignment, shelved in case 5.
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: William Morrow and Company, 1987. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; 338 pages; White jacket spine with blue lettering; Book has been SIGNED by all nine members of the later Rehnquist court: Rehnquist, Sandra Day O'Connor, Antonin Scalia, David Souter, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, John Paul Stevens and Anthony Kennedy.; Jacket is unclipped and has some very light edgewear, now protected by mylar cover; 1/4 cloth boards and binding are strong; Signatures in different pens are bright and legible; Text block clean; SG Consignment; Shelved case 5.
1936. Limited First Edition. Large quarto, 384 pp.; VG-; bound in full brown leather, no lettering on spine; some wear and peeling to hinges, head and tail of spine, spine; rubbing to corners; gilt bright, with name of subscriber E. E. Williams, Financial Secretary in gilt on lower front board; heavily illustrated; SIGNED by the Roosevelt beneath a color image of the White House on the limitation leaf, unnumbered of an unstated limitation of 2500 copies; 19 full-page portraits, dozens of in-text half-tones and illustrations, and a facsimile of the Constitution. Sold to Democratic donors at $250 each to pay off the 1936 re-election debt; SDD consignment; shelved case 5.
Washington, D. C. US Government Printing Office, 1964. First Edition. Octavo, xxiv, 888 pages; VG; bound in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine; slight sun-fading to spine, mild wear to edges, head and tail of spine; SIGNED flat on ffep by Gerald Ford. Representative (and later 38th president) Ford was one of the seven members of the Warren Commission, established by President Johnson to investigate the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy.; shelved case 1.
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: 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 9.
[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 9 3/4.
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: 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: Printed by Manning & Loring, 1797. 8vo., 300pp.; VG-; bound in brown leather, spine has red label and gilt lettering; moderate wear to boards, including scratches, scuffing, and rubbing; foxing, age-toning, and mild water-marks to interior; name written on ffep, dated 1801; lower edges of hinges beginning to split; TG consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: 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.
Limited Editions Club, 1983. Limited Edition, #1456/1500. Quarto, unpaginated VG; bound in full black aniline leather, title stamped in blind to front cover; housed in publisher's black slipcase, in black on spine; black text block edges; very slight rubbing and scuffing to slipcase; Signed on the colophon by John Hersey, Jacob Lawrence, and Robert Penn Warren, #1456/1500; with eight original silkscreens by Lawrence printed in eleven colors, with tissue guards; shelved case 7.
Boston: Samuel Walker, 1845. Second American Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary polished calf, elegant gilt borders to boards, spine with gilt titling and tooling; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; mild rubbing and wear, primarily to corners; lower front hinges threatening to crack; With 41 full-page engraved plates as called for in Sabin, 39 of which are called for in the Binder's Instructions (10 in Volume 1 and 27 in Volume 2, including a map of north America), plus a frontispiece to each volume, plus 3 plates uncalled for: Tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, Volume 2, page 452, states volume 1, page 319 - Exchange, New York, volume 2, page 392 - Custom House, Boston, volume 2 page 356; CO 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.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. First Edition, First State. Octavo, 231 pages,  ads; Poor; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt and black tooling to front board; moderate wear and chipping to head and tail of spine, fading to spine; gutter partially visible on endpaper gutters; gutter fully open on pages 24/25, 48/49, 72/73, 96/97, 120/121; some gatherings loose or attached by a sole piece of string; frontispiece and all 7 plates present; Page 9, last line '...presumptive...', page : 'New Books. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine...'; BAL 7100; consignment; shelved case 2.
Hallowell: Glazier, Masters & Co., 1831. Twelfth Edition. 8vo., 542pp.; VG; bound in brown calf, spine brown with a red label and gilt lettering; scratching and rubbing to boards; tail of spine has a chunk missing; bumping and rubbing to corners; bottom part of page 179/180 coming loose, upper part still firmly attached; scattered moderate foxing throughout; drawing on a star in ink on the front pastedown; lower fore corner of the ffep has a piece missing; name written on ffep; shelved case 1.
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 case 1.
Philadelphia: C. P. Wayne, 1805-1807. First Edition, Second Issue. Octavos, 5 volumes; VG; newly bound in marbled calf, paneled spines with gilt; marbled endpapers; scattered light penciling throughout; frontispiece of volume 1 offsetting to title page; lacking atlas volume; Second Issue, with 1805 to volumes 1-4, 1807 to volume 5; shelved above Civil War.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2018. Limited Edition, 1/250. Octavo, Fine; bound in fine tan genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt motif on covers, housed in matching cloth slipcase, gilt motif to one side of slipcase; sealed in publisher's shrink-wrap; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; satin ribbon; SIGNED on limitation page by President George Bush and author Jon Meacham; JH consignment; shelved Signed Easton Collection.
One ALS on White House stationary, dated 18 July, 1918, addressed to A. S. Burleson from President Woodrow Wilson, with his signature. The letter regards two enclosed letters that "are important about the telegraph and telephone matters." This letter is attached via two rusty staples to the two referred letters, plus the envelope for the letter. One is a 3 page TLS from Clarence Mackay, President of the Postal Telegraph-Cable Company, to Wilson. The other is a carbon copy of the response Wilson sent Mackay. Also included is a seemingly unrelated 4 page ALS addressed to Burleson regarding the telegraph, dated July 13 / 18. This letter is attached via three rusty staples to a piece of white paper; TW consignment; shelved case 0.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2000. Limited Edition. Octavo, 253 pages; VG; bound in fine brown genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt motif on covers; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; SIGNED on limitation page by George W. Bush; JH consignment; shelved Signed Easton Collection.
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 signed easton case.
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'; mild chipping to edges of dust jacket, including small chip missing to top of front, top of rear, head of spine; Inscribed on the ffep by Mark Felt, dated 5-20-81; RP consignment; shelved case 5.
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.
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.
New York: George Adlard, 1838. Second American Edition. Octavo, xxviii, 464 pages; VG; bound in original brown cloth boards, rebacked with most of spine preserved, tail missing, part of head missing; some wear and rubbing to boards, particularly to corners; name written to ffep, dated 1874; name written on title page, dated 1839; mild foxing throughout; shelved case 1.
Philadelphia: M'Carty & Davis, 1834. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in period speckled calf, newly rebacked with paneled brown leather spines, black labels with gilt titling; marbled textblocks and endpapers; ex-library, with stamp to each title page, possible other markings; with each volume having a frontispiece and engraved title page; volume 1 with a plate of Franklin's handwriting, volume 2 with 11/12 plates, lacking plate 10; shelved case 1.
New York: Grossett & Dunlap, 1978. Deluxe Edition. Octavo, 1120 pages; VG; bound in full dark blue leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering, front cover has gilt signature in a banner of stars; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; pastedowns paneled with leather; SIGNED flat by Nixon on tipped-in page; scarce edition; shelved case 5.
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.
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.