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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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.
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.
[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.
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.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1937. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xxvi, 1140 pages; VG-; Spine black with faded gold print; Boards in black cloth, mild wear and rubbing, binding slightly loose; With both of the two maps in rear pocket; small water-stain to lower fore corner of text block.; Signed on verso of the ffep by 26 members of the Federal Writers Project, including founding director Henry Alsberg, assistant to the director George Cronyn, and assistant director Reed Harris. The remainder are presumed some of the writers or editors hired by the Federal Writers Project to research the book, including composer Ruth Crawford Seeger, anarchist Leonard Abbott, and author/editor Kathryn Coe Cordell. Other listed names include C. W. Foster, Donald C. Kline, J. Frank James, Howard S. Douglas, John C. Rogers, B. Foster Cooke, and Sterling A. Brown.; An important piece of DC history, linking the leadership of the FWP with some of its largely ignored and unrecorded writers and editors. Nowhere in the volume does it list the names of any individual contributors.
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.
Washington, DC: 54th Presidential Inaugural Committee, 2001. 10mo., 75 pages; VG; small pamphlet with the American flag on the front cover, plain red rear; INSCRIBED by President George Bush 'Best Wishes, George Bush' on interior of front cover in blue marker/Sharpie; BL consignment; shelved case 0 binder.
London: George Virtue, 1840. First Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in three quarter green leather, purple cloth boards, paneled spines with ox-blood labels and gilt titling; some rubbing and wear to binding, including bumping to corners, scraping to leather; with 119/120 plates, lacking the map; very mild foxing to some plates, as usual; edges of text block marbled; shelved above front case.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co, 1859. 16mo 403pp. hardcover in good condition. Association copy, written on paste down endpaper: "[...]compliments of the author" Brown cloth cover boards show soiling, bumping and some chipping at bottom edge. Head and tail of spine cloth with closed tears; spine sunned. Gutter starting, pg 239. Text is foxed and toned. Leaves warped. A good copy. Spine is brown with gold text. Shelved in Allan's Office.
Gaithersburg, Maryland: Butternut Press, Inc., 1985. Facsimile reprint of 1896 edition inscribed by Author's Granddaughter. Hardcover octavo with dust jacket, both in Very Good + condition. Inscribed by author's granddaughter, Rosalie Goodhart Dietz, on second front endpaper. Also included is an invitation to meet the Mrs. Goodhart Dietz at a book signing. Otherwise no markings to text and pages are clean. Binding is tight. Minimal shelf wear. Dust jacket is nicely protected and maintained by a transparent mylar book jacket cover. Illustrated with B&W photos, illustrations, and maps throughout. 243 pp. All else is very good. - [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1989. Octavo; 3 volumes; Originally published 1912, Reprinted 1989; G+; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine tails else clean and strong; Text blocks clean and tight but for very slight amount of pencil notation; Vol. I. (ISBN 0806308931) 623 pages — Vol. II. (ISBN 080630894X) 653 pages — Vol. III (ISBN 0806308958) 712 pages.
Lynchburg, VA: J.P. Bell Company, Inc., 1970. First Printing. Octavo; pp 429; VG-/G-; red, blue, purple and gray illustrated spine with black text; scarce; dust jacket exterior has some rubbing to exterior; few chips to edges; mild tone to fore edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges have very slight wear; gift inscription to ffep; erased pencil to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding; interior clean.
Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1966. Facsimile Edition. Tall quarto in vellum with cloth ties; King James I coat of arms on front cover; pale blue case, velvet lined, with black and white illustration on front cover; VG/VG; case has moderate soiling and slight mark in the back; book in very good condition; slightly slanted forward due to thick vellum; includes pamphlet with historical introduction and bibliographical notes; GP consignment; shelved above case 2.
Lynchburg, VA: H.E. Howard, Inc., 1990. First Edition; 385/1000. Octavo; VG-; gray spine with gilt text; first edition; no jacket; signed, limited, numbered copies; this is 385 of 1000; cloth has minimal exterior wear; strong boards; text block edges show slight wear; small date in ink to ffep; illustrated; interior clean; tight binding; pp 177; signed by author.
New York: The Press of the Pioneers, Inc., 1934. Limited Edition (29/550). Octavo, 189 pages; VG/VG; spine is blue with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, , has mild chipping on the top and bottom of the spine, and on the fore edge corners, spine has minor discoloration; binding has minor shelf wear; pages have minor dust build up along the top edge; illustrated endpapers; shelved US Regional Virginia.
Richmond: Printed by Thomas Ritchie, 1819. Octavo; Poor+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print on red and black banners (faded), top and bottom portions torn away; Boards in brown leather with gold print (faded), mild warping, front and back cover separated from text block, tattering to corners, scuffing, significant shelfwear; Text block without endpapers, significant age-toning and foxing to paper, intermittent spine breaks, water stains to some pages, ink stain to title page; 716 pages.
Charleston, WV: West Virginia Publishing Company, 1942. Octavo; pp 383; G/fair; light green spine with ivory text; very rare in dj; dust jacket shows few chips to edges; some rubbing wear to exterior; missing front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has some foxing to exterior, mostly to spine and edges; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean; deckled fore edge;.
Louisville: Filson Club, 1982. Octavo; G+/G Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Tan spine with Navy Blue text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, open and closed tears along spine edges, small closed tears along head and tail edge of front cover, open and closed tears along head edge of spine, open tears at top corners of both covers, price-clipped; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, bumping along fore edge of both covers; Textblock has staining along fore edge, otherwise clean; 441 pp Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Mixed Editions. Octavo; VG; red spines with gilt text; no jackets; 4 volumes: vol. 1, 1694-1742, pp 184 [ISBN 0806311762], 1987; vol. 2, 1742-1775, pp 282 [ISBN 0806312297], 1988; vol. 3, 1775-1800, pp 293 [ISBN 0806313706], 1993; vol. 4, 1800-1862, pp 311 [ISBN 0806313714], 1993; cloths show only light exterior wear; strong boards; text block edges have light wear; illustrated; minor highlighting to vols. 1 and 2 to few pages; light pencil to front pastedowns; tight bindings; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
King George, VA: King George County Historical Society. Mixed Editions. Larger Octavo; VG; red and blue spines with gilt text; mixed editions; 2 volumes: Vol. I, Church Cemeteries, pp 352, 2000; Vol. II, Private Cemeteries, pp 208, 2005; no jackets; cloths show minimal wear to exteriors; mildly splayed boards; text block exterior edges clean; tight bindings; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Virginia: Office of Planning and Community Development and the Graphics Department, 1997. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG-/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is white with black text; Covers have edge wear, bumping and rubbing to corners, faint age-toning, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, faint age-toning, content is clear; pp 158; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Middleburg: The Middleburg Bicentennial Committee, 1987. First edition. Octavo; First edition, limited to 1,000 copies; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with red print; DJ is homemade, blank white paper with title label on spine, flap folds taped closed; Boards in grey cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has slight amount of underling in pink ink, else clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; 223 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Richmond: Garrett & Massie, 1935. First. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; faded steel blue spine with gold text; covers are considerably faded with slight fraying along corners and edges, wrapped in protective mylar covering; textblock is free of markings, has some foxing and age toning; 589pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Orange, VA: Green Publishers, Inc., 1978. Third Printing. Octavo; VG; burgundy spine with gilt text; third printing; no jacket; cloth has only light exterior wear; strong boards; author's name misspelled on front and spine; text block clean; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean; tight binding; pp 583.
Cincinnati: The Graphic Press, 1886. Octavo; G condition; Dark green spine with gilt text; Cloth has rubbed edges, wear at head & tail spine edges, and exterior shows rubbing also but panels have stable and sturdy planks; Text block edges has some dark toning due to age with otherwise intact and unmarked pages; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 330. Shelved in aisle 7.
Charlottesville, VA: The University Press of Virginia, 1967. First Edition. Octavo; vg+/none; gray cloth spines with gilt lettering; quarter-bound with purple boards; boards, strong, clean; minor shelf wear and bumping; text blocks, clean. --v.1: pp 1-377; frontispiece portrait of Pendleton. --v.2: pp 378-753; frontispiece facsimile of Pendleton letter to James Madison, Nov. 20, 1780. ---Published for The Virginia Historical Society, Volumes 7 and 8 in their series 'Virginia Historical Society Documents'. Shelved Revolutionary War.
New York: Scott-Thaw Company, 1904. 12mo; pp 343; Good-; dark yellow spine with white text; no jacket; cloth has modest soiling to exterior; slight fraying wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; previous owner's name to ffep; slightly cocked spine; frontispiece; interior clean;.
Sustin, TX: Jack D. Brummett, 2013. Second Printing. Large Octavo; VG-; dark red spine with silver text; second printing; "35 of 60" written next to inscription of Jack Brummett; no jacket; cloth has slight exterior wear; strong boards; text block edges show minimal wear; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; light pencil to title page; pencil mark to exterior tail edge; some minor pencil inside; tight binding; pp 660; inscribed by Jack Brummett; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Shinnston: McClain, 1975. First Edition. Short inscription to previous owner by author on title page. Octavo; VG-/VG-; White spine with black text; DJ with mylar exterior, DJ has 0.5" closed tear on upper rear cover, some small faint marks, mylar has two stickers on spine, one on rear cover, old adhesive marks on bottom front cover; Boards strong, shows minor rubbing to spine/corners; Textblock has moderately strong foxing to exterior head; Binding strong; 256pp.
Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, n.d. Facsimile Reprint. Long Quarto; pp 248; G+; yellowish beige spine with gilt text; facsimile reprint of the first edition; no jacket; vellum exterior has slight foxing toward edges; panels slightly splayed; ribbon closures to fore edges; gilt illustration to front; cloth has light wear to exterior; text block has modest tone to exterior edges; light foxing inside; good binding; frontispiece; illustrated.
Culpeper, VA: The Culpeper Historical Society, Inc., 1982. Larger Octavo; VG-; dark green with gilt text; first edition; no jacket; cloth has very light exterior wear; mild wear to spine edges; clean, strong boards; text block exterior edges shows slight wear; slight pencil to p 83; otherwise clean interior; illustrated; tight binding; pp 497.
Alexandria: Nancy E. Harris, 1990. Limited edition. Quarto; Limited edition 80/100; G+; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight surface tear to front hinge, light shelfwear, else clean and strong; Text block has bookplate on front flyleaf, spotting to front pastedown, else clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the limited edition page; xix leaves, 404 pages, illustrated (b&w). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Fredericksburg: Privately Published, 1964. Quarto; G+ Hardcover; Black cloth spine with gilt text; Boards shaken, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, slight cocking to spine; Textblock clean; 368 pp [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1902. Octavo; G/No-DJ; Spine is light tan fabric with red text, age-toned and stained; Boards have general edge wear, light rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, joints are sensitive, hinges are cracked, some scratches and marks, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, light pen on front free-end paper, content is clear; pp 504.
Lee County, VA: Lee County Historical Society, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Oblong Quarto; VG- Hardcover; Black leather spine with Gilt text; Boards strong, slight edgewear, bumping to top corner of rear cover; Textblock clean; 426 pp [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
New York: Hastings House, 1943. First Edition. thin 8vo., unpaginated; VG/VG; spine green with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut, but crossed out and '$1.50' written above the '$1.25'; mild chipping and wear to dust jacket; INSCRIBED on frontispiece, dated 27 Dec 49; shelved VA/DC/MD.
New York: Random House, 1969. First Printing. Octavo; VG-/G; pp 366; blue/black pictorial spine with white and gilt text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior; mildly toned flaps; minor edge wear; slight creases to front flap; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges have some foxing; pictorial endpapers; deckled fore edge; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; good binding.
Park View Press, 1908. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has surface tear to front pastedown, cracked front hinge, slight spotting to endpapers, clean text; Inscribed in ink by the author on front flyleaf; 186 pages, frontispiece (port.).
New York: Oxford University Press, 1940. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; G+/G; Spine is age-toned grey with blue text; DJ is very battered, significant material loss, age-toning, creasing, multiple open and closed tears, Brodart Cover, Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, some scratches and marks, bumping to corners, age-toning, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, foxing, content is clear; pp 699.
Richmond, VA: The Dietz Press, Publishers, 1942. Octavo; pp 235; G-/no-DJ; 1/4 bound black spine with gilt text; cloth has heavily sunned spine; noticeably rubbed edges; slight soiling to exterior; text block shows some foxing to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; cracking to gutters; previous bookshop's label to front pastedown; previous owner's name to ffep; light foxing to first and last few pages.
Harrisonburg, VA: C.J. Carrier Company, 1989. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 434; G/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth shows some spotting to exterior, mostly to rear; mild wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; light foxing to fore edges of endpapers; light sticker residue to front pastedown; frontispiece; illustrated.